The Power of Respect and Good Business Ethics

20/11/15 Hawkins Infrastructure Ltd and Smart Lift Systems Ltd Partnership Agreement To all of our clients within the Canterbury Repair Programme, Hawkins Infrastructure wish to advise that the Partnership Agreement between Hawkins Infrastructure Ltd and Smart Lift Systems Ltd concludes on the 31st or December 2015. It is with great pleasure and respect to Smart Lift […]

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DEALING WITH A HIGH WATER TABLE

DEALING WITH A HIGH WATER TABLE

There are varying soil types in Christchurch and with the low lying geographical nature of many areas of this city you don’t have to dig down far to reach water. This presents a challenge when digging down to excavate around foundations and you discover the water table. Areas such as South Brighton, Merivale, Parklands and […]

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BEFORE AND AFTER

We are often asked what will happen to the property when we start digging around the foundation. The simple answer is we leave your property ready to be landscaped and finished off by your builder or company managing your repair. If there are certain plants or trees you would like saved, we can advise on what […]

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THE VARYING DAMAGE OF THE CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES

THE VARYING DAMAGE OF THE CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES

Damage from the Canterbury earthquakes varied greatly from region to region of Christchurch. One street may have been completely destroyed, while another in close proximity was untouched. The reason for this variance is multifaceted. Different soil types react differently to seismic activity, and each area has differing styles of buildings. This means that areas with […]

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TYPES OF BUILDING DAMAGE

TYPES OF BUILDING DAMAGE

Building damage can be divided into two broad categories: damage that was caused solely by earthquake shaking; and damage that resulted from ground deformation including liquefaction, lateral spreading or landslip. While shaking damage to dwellings has been observed on the flat, the February and June 2011 aftershocks in particular caused significant shaking damage to hillside […]

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ALL ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE COMMISSION (EQC

ALL ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE COMMISSION (EQC

What is the Earthquake Commission? The New Zealand Government first established New Zealand’s Earthquake Commission in 1945. Originally its role was to provide earthquake and war damage cover for people that purchased fire insurance. Later on, cover for other natural disasters were included, and cover for war damage removed. Today, the Earthquake Commission is a […]

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