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Have you always wanted to start your own business? There are many excellent reasons to do this from being your own boss, to increasing the amount of money you can earn, or building a valuable business for re-sale. We have one of the most exciting business opportunities in construction in New Zealand today. If you’re interested in taking control of your career and starting your own business in the building industry read on.

By 
Mark Baker

From ground-breaking design to an ongoing commitment to safety, INTAKS has made a name for itself as NZ’s leader in scaffolding and edge protection. We wanted to delve a little deeper into what exactly it is that makes our edge protection system the best.

By 
Mark Baker

Gone are the days when new builds, renovations and maintenance work can be undertaken with few safety precautions in place – and thank goodness for that! Today, construction sites in NZ are safer than ever before thanks to innovative roof edge protection systems like INTAKS.

By 
Peter Chapman

When contemplating the best asset in your business, it's natural to automatically think of a particular truck, ute, tools or other gear you have purchased for the business...

By 
Joel Warren

Discounting off core product is prevalent across many industries, and scaffolding is no different. Of course, you should always appreciate your customers, but “free” can be more expensive than you think.

By 
Mark Baker

"There will always be some guys who just want to lug steel".

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From new commercial buildings to renovations to factory shutdowns, edge protection plays a big role in many commercial businesses. The edge protection suppliers you work with can be the difference between a job running smoothly or one going terribly wrong – so it’s important to choose carefully.

By 
Peter Chapman

Regardless of height, working on a roof has inherent dangers, even when you are being as careful as possible. In fact, In New Zealand, over two-thirds of falls are from ladders and roofs and regulation in our country has changed in recent years to reflect this statistic.

By 
Peter Chapman