Survey and Spatial New Zealand


Survey + Spatial NZ 28-30th August 2024 Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier Looking ahead in theHeartland Survey and Spatial New Zealand, Tātai Whenua helps to connect people requiring a survey or spatial professional with our members. We promote growth, innovation and excellence in all facets of the surveying and spatial sector in New Zealand. Our mission is to lead and foster a vibrant sector that allows the surveying and spatial profession to grow and positively influence our communities. Learn More

Civil Contractors Conference NZ

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Civil Contractors Conference NZ 14-16 August 2024 Invercargill, NZ The Civil Contractors Conference Civil construction’s event of the year has brought New Zealand’s civil contractors together since 1944.  The 2024 conference will take place in Invercargill. This year’s event marks an amazing 80 years of history for the national association for New Zealand’s civil construction industry. Learn More

Quarry New Zealand

QUARRY NZ 2024 CONFERENCE 17-19 July 2024 Energy Events Centre, Rotorua Visit us at Quarry NZ 2024 on Booth 28 QuarryNZ 2024 Conference – The Future is Digital: Navigating Shifts in Technology Embracing the digital transformation, understanding the impact of AI, IoT, and other technological advances in quarrying, and preparing the workforce for a tech-centric future.

Transforming structural monitoring

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Automated crack monitoring systems are transforming the way structural investigations are conducted This innovative technology eliminates the need for manual measurements and frequent site visits by using a linear displacement sensor to monitor structural movement, including pile separation, crack movement and expansion joint movement. The days of tedious manual measurements are over for CSI – Structural Investigations (CSI), a leading structure investigation firm in Auckland, New Zealand. What first began as a scanning business has grown to specialise in structural investigation, consulting with construction companies and engineers all over New Zealand about their projects. Previously, monitoring cracks on project required the use of manual linear gauges lined up and measured on site. “It was a tedious process where

Tiltrotators: Increasing the versatility of excavators


With labour costs on the rise, contractors are looking for other methods to make the most out of their crews. One tool that is proving effective for early adopters is the tiltrotator. What can it do? So, what exactly does the tiltrotator do that helps with efficiency so much? The attachment functions as a wrist between the arm of the excavator and bucket or any other tool connected to the quick coupler. “Tiltrotators transform the excavator into a multi tool, which can perform many operations, increasing productivity upwards of 40-50 percent in some applications,” Audet says. “The ability to rotate and tilt eliminates the need to position or reposition the excavator. Being able to rotate the bucket (attachment)

Aptella acquires Synergy Group’s positioning and paving businesses

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Positioning and automation technology distributor to expand its New Zealand and Australian footprint by acquiring Synergy Group’s paving and positioning distribution businesses. Melbourne, 7th May 2024 – Aptella, a technology solutions provider for the construction, mining and geospatial sectors, has acquired Synergy Group’s positioning, rental and equipment businesses in New Zealand and Synergy PaveSmart in Australia. The agreement will make Aptella the sole distributor for Topcon construction and surveying systems across Australia and New Zealand and extend the company’s road and infrastructure portfolio to include paving consulting services. “We look forward to welcoming Synergy employees to the Aptella team and working together to provide customers with streamlined, consistent experiences across all countries we do business in,” says Martin

Aptella acquires Hale & Associates, offering MAGNET Office and NZ Traverse customers continued service and support


Intelligent positioning and automation solutions provider has acquired New Zealand business Hale & Associates, consolidating support for MAGNET Office and NZ Traverse customers across New Zealand and Australia. Aptella, formerly Position Partners, distributes MAGNET survey software throughout Australia. The acquisition of Hale & Associates will see the company consolidate its service and support offering for the platform across New Zealand, with access to a wider support network and fast response times to customer enquiries. NZ Traverse has also been acquired by Aptella and will continue to be supported by the company’s New Zealand business, based in Auckland. Designed to assist New Zealand surveyors to compute and control cadastral data effectively, NZ Traverse includes comprehensive checking and reporting on

MAGNET Office saves Hopper Construction time and keeps projects moving forward

Hopper Construction is an established civil construction company located in Orewa, Auckland, that has been using MAGNET Office from Aptella for over nine years. “Hopper Construction offers extensive experience in the construction of quality subdivision developments as well as a wide range of other civil construction services including municipal wastewater treatment plants.  We have unrivalled expertise in complex canal and marina construction in New Zealand,” said Gavin Sims, Project Manager of the Marsden Cove Waterways Development and Survey Manager, Hopper Construction Ltd. “Our current applications for the MAGNET Office are: pulling set out information from received design data, creation of 3D surfaces for machine control data (diggers and bulldozers), in-house cut – fill design checks, basic design in