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  • With the smooth installation of guardrail systems by contractors often dictated by the ground conditions and underground services in the vicinity, CSP Pacific has been working to assist Opus in New Plymouth to find a more cost effective way...

  • Every so often a project comes along that gives everyone a good feeling. Auckland Transport, with help from Vector, has funded the installation of twenty specially designed street light columns in the Glen Innes area to connect local schools to a...

  • When the Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) released a request for tender in 2013 to build four bridges in Fiji, Fletcher Construction was quick to put their hat in the ring. With 70 years of experience building in the South Pacific, they were an obvious ...

  • The Karaka Lakes and the Karaka Harbourside residential developments on the Hingaia Peninsula in South Auckland have been extremely popular, with new homebuyers flocking to the area. To keep up with demand more land...

  • Over the years Brynderwyn Hill on State Highway 1 north of Auckland has been a notorious hot spot for motor vehicle crashes. In late 2014 the NZ Transport Agency contracted United Civil Construction, based on a design by ...

  • Sport and recreation plays a key part in the lives of Kiwis with close to three-quarters of adults taking part in some sort of sport and recreation activity each week - one of the highest rates in the world. With Kiwi kids also some of the most active ...

  • CSP Pacific’s RoboSign Stop/Go temporary traffic control system provides a quick and simple solution for controlling traffic through a temporary works site and, in April this year, was accepted by the NZ Transport Agency and listed in CoPTTM ...

  • Marine Parade’s iconic row of Norfolk pines in Napier were first planted in the 1890’s and have been the subject of controversy over the years - not because of their size, but because they have become a safety hazard for motorists.

  • With the opening of the well-publicised Waterview Tunnel and interchange, and the recent completion of the new Lincoln Road Interchange, work has continued further west to upgrade the last section of motorway of the Western Ring Route ...

  • Ten CSP Pacific’s 8.5m Oclyte™ Seesaw Floodlight columns have recently been installed and are now in use at BP’s fuel storage terminal at Mt Maunganui. The terminal is operated and maintained by the New Zealand Oil Services Limited (NZOSL).

  • Located approximately 90 minutes North of Auckland on the East Coast of Northland near Mangawhai is Bream Tail Farm, a 450-hectare coastal lifestyle development that offers 40 individual house sites complemented...

  • As one of five projects currently underway that make up Auckland’s Western Ring Route, the New Zealand Transport Agency’s Te Atatu Interchange upgrade aims to increase capacity on Auckland’s Northwestern motorway...

  • Maintaining and future proofing Auckland’s central arterial SH1 seems to be a never ending process and a major challenge for contractors as they undertake widening and other projects while maintaining traffic flows on the country’s....

  • A study undertaken in 2012 identified a major shortfall in sports field capacity, particularly for training. As a result Auckland Council’s Sports Field Development programme was established with $190m set aside to invest over 10 years.

  • New Zealand’s urban and rural roads cover approximately 83,000 kms and, with a population of about 4.2 million people, New Zealand has one of the highest lengths of road per person in the world – making it challenging for the NZ Transport ...

  • Like most minority sports clubs Mountain Raiders BMX Club, based at Lloyd Elsmore Park in Auckland, has limited funding. After undertaking a number of improvements to the racetrack since 2011 the club was keen to further maximise ...

  • Two years ago, a vehicle collided into the guardrail approach of the Longlands Bridge in Hastings, leaving the road, crashing through the barrier before becoming airborne, striking the opposite bank and plunging into the river below - resulting....

  • A new subdivision in Flat Bush has seen the first installation in the Auckland region of CSP Pacific’s Super•Cor® Arch – a super strong, galvanised steel structure - to enable access across a stream on the development....

  • Newly installed Nu-Guard® 31 Guardrail, from CSP Pacific, has assisted in saving the lives of three young overseas visitors who were traveling south to Greymouth on Shines Hill near Charleston when their driver lost control of the vehicle.

  • Slowly the pieces to the puzzle that is the Waikato Expressway are coming together as new sections of the 102km project from Bombay to south Cambridge are being opened - the latest being Rangiriri which will be complete by the end of 2017.

  • The Onehunga Mall Road in Auckland has evolved considerably over the years, morphing from a road to a pedestrian mall and back again – with more change to come. The Auckland City Council Plan has identified that Onehunga as a town...

  • One of CSP Pacific’s ABSORB 350® Crash Cushions was put to the test recently and passed with flying colours when the newly installed 100km cushion sustained a head on impact on SH20A just past the Kirkbride Road intersection heading...

  • The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Kaikoura in November 2016 - one of the most complicated quakes in New Zealand’s recorded history thanks to more than 20 fault ruptures - resulted in widespread damage to property ...

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News Flash - Nu-Guard® 31 Product & Installation Manual update

The Nu-Guard® 31 push/pull test to check post installation strength has been updated in the manual (pages 8 and 9). Updates include:

  • The testing load is increased to 12kN applied at a height of 635mm.
  • Yield displacement values to measure a test pass or fail. Note that these values vary depending on how close to the Batter Hinge Point (BHP) the installation is located.
  • That the test results are not to be used as substitutes for the necessary soil testing (classification and compaction).

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