WZ Blog

Should NZ Allow Mining in the Karangahake Gorge?

Mining is a major part of New Zealand’s economy. The country’s resources make up a NZ$2bn industry that contributes to 2.5% of GDP. GlobalData’s practice head for mining Alok Shukla says that “Mining across the country has demonstrated enormous growth and contributed...

Loader Scales Tablet Technology Prize Draw

Announcing The WrightZone Loader Scales Tablet Prize Draw WrightZone is announcing a brand-new promotion today! Enter now for your chance to WIN 1 of 3 loader scale tablets. One Loader Scales Tablet Winner will be chosen each month beginning November 31st through to...

Auckland Fuel Pipeline Bursts

Refining NZ’s 170-kilometre Auckland fuel pipeline burst on September 16, 2017, causing massive setbacks to its customers for 9 days.Refining NZ says that the damage to the pipeline (70,000 litres of leaked fuel) was caused by an unidentified digger operator that may...

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...