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Resilient Productivity-Performance Constraints in New Zealand Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects
Road pavement maintenance and rehabilitation contractors (RPMRCs) face challenges inherent in performance-based rewards which seek to maximize tax dollar through whole-of-life best value in the project delivery process. ...
Challenges in Managing Residential Earthquake Insurance: A Post-Disaster Review
This paper examined the challenges associated with the management of the dual EQC-private insurance model offered in New Zealand after the Canterbury earthquake disasters. A mixed-methods approach comprising survey and ...
An assessment tool for seismic strengthening of heritage buildings
This research produced a multidisciplinary assessment tool to examine the effectiveness of seismic strengthening designs for heritage buildings. Fifteen one-on-one interviews of a range of experienced industry professionals ...
How prepared are small businesses for another earthquake disaster in New Zealand?
(Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, 2016-05-25)
Earthquakes are low probability, high consequence events which are known to cause significant damage. Small to medium-sized enterprises (SBEs) are particularly vulnerable to impacts arising from such disasters, including: ...
Size and nature of the Auckland private rented sector – Implications for the spread of housing options
(Tampere University of Technology, 2016-06)
Housing scarcity and unaffordability in recent years has been a major concern in New Zealand’s major cities, especially in Auckland. The need to accommodate New Zealand’s growing population is a concern that is central to ...
Post-disaster construction waste management strategies: Case study Canterbury earthquake
(Massey University and The University of Auckland, 2016)
Natural disasters generate enormous amounts of waste, which adversely impacts on public health and the environment. The increasing number of natural disasters has made post-disaster construction and demolition (C&D) waste ...