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Aggregates Agriculture and Refuse Industry Update

For most New Zealand companies the end of the 2016/2017 financial year looms just around the corner and whether this year concludes in a good or bad result is well unknown, or is it? Rest assured company directors and board members alike will have more than a gut feel...

Point of Sale

There are many business operations within New Zealand that require accurate weighing instrumentation. The weighbridge coupled with the right software and Point of Sale (POS) terminal, creates the most accurate weighing system. The accuracy of the weighbridge itself is...

Waste Management NZ

Illegal dumping is a nationwide issue. Most councils across the country are carrying out community-led cleanups in order to educate the general public so to minimise incidents of illegal dumping. Most of the rubbish seen at these dumping sites could be recycled,...

WrightZone Welcomes Smythes Quarry

Smythes Quarry is an extensive greywacke aggregate resource which is located on State Highway 2, 9 km’s east of Maramarua and has been in operation since 1960. Initially supplying the rural market with farm grade materials, the quarry now produces a wide range of...

WrightZone Welcomes Brookby Quarry

Brookby Quarries Ltd purchased Brookby Quarry in 1996. The quarry has been in operation in one form or another since 1940 serving the Auckland demand. Brookby Quarry today is a modern well-developed operation capable of producing and supplying 3.5 million tonnes per...

Weather-Activated Road Signs in New Zealand

Traffic safety is adapting with the times and adapting to weather conditions. Just recently the first weather-activated road signs in New Zealand were launched this past November 2015. The idea is to adjust the speed limits according to the weather and during road...

5 Ways to Decrease Oil Cost on a Mine Site

Like many industries, the mining industry is forced to cut costs and do more with less.   One key area to look at reducing costs is oil. So, how can you save money on oil? Here are 5 ways to decrease oil costs on a mine site. Reduce the Number of Different Lubricants...

How Weighbridge Truck Scales Optimise Logistics

The right weighbridge scale with the right software is an invaluable tool to streamline your shipping and logistics. Weighbridge scales can be used to accurately weigh a truck and its contents to ensure that weight restrictions are adhered to and that bulk goods...