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Can’t wait to see the new marine sports centre?

A new marine based multi-sports facility - the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre is currently being built by Fletcher Construction to replace Royal Akarana Yacht Club at Okahu Bay. The new centre will be an asset for the community to better enjoy the water. ...

June 15, 2017

Pecafil cuts time and cost at Artillery Drive Stromwater Tunnel

This tunnel is the first of a three-stage project which aims to reduce flood risk and will free up land for the special housing area in Takanini. It will also add capacity to the stormwater network downstream of the McLennan Park pond. The tunnel is 1.1km long, 2.5m in diameter largely constructed by trenchless means. With the formwork finished in under four hours the main contractor, Brian Perry Civil were quickly able to progress to the next stage of the project saving them time and money. ...

May 22, 2017

NZ Commerce Commission completes Fletcher Reinforcing seismic grade mesh investigation

Auckland, 5 December 2016 – Today, the New Zealand Commerce Commission completed its investigation of Fletcher Steel Distribution's seismic grade (SE) reinforcing mesh satisfied the mesh had the strength and ductility required by the Australian/New Zealand Standard. The Commission issued a warning letter relating to data recording and retesting of 19 batches of seismic mesh manufactured by Fletcher Reinforcing and confirmed no further action would be taken. Fletcher Steel Distribution immedi...

December 5, 2016

Pecafil in action

Fletcher Reinforcing has been installing Pecafil sacrificial form work for over 2 years now in the Christchurch region. Recently we grabbed this great picture of Pecafil being used to speed up construction for first houses going up at the Atlas Quarter apartments. Great work from the Fletcher Reinforcing Christchurch team! Click here to learn more about the range of form work solution we can offer from Max Frank Atlas Quarter Apartments...

March 16, 2016

The Steel Distribution team cook up a storm at Ronald McDonald House

On Wednesday 24th June, a team from Steel Distribution cooked dinner at Ronald McDonald House in Auckland for approx. 120 adults and children. Steel Distribution is supporting RMH this year and thanks to all the staff and customers who recently bought raffle tickets for this great cause. The team had a great night with only a few moments of blind panic (can you really steam chocolate puddings on an open top BBQ?), but a well thought out plan and team allocation kept us going to deliver the foo...

June 25, 2015

New Factory Raises The Bar

We have some exciting news for our customers in the Lower North Island – we have secured an excellent new location for the Fletcher Reinforcing branch in Levin and from the end of March 2015 we will be up and running with new equipment to be able to offer the best service in the region. The larger premises and investment in new machinery for the site puts us in a strong position to supply your reinforcing needs moving forward. The expected growth in infrastructure and commercial sectors in ...

December 16, 2014

The joy of giving goes beyond Christmas

For some families, when their child is in hospital receiving specialist medical treatment, time stands still. It's hard to focus on the necessities of day-to-day life, let alone the thought of Christmas, holidays and the new year ahead. Our Steel Distribution businesses were keen to get behind an important cause and offer our support wherever we could and one that really stood out for us was Ronald McDonald House. "This is a great charity that helps so many families from all around New Zeal...

December 12, 2014

Price Movement Notification

Please click on the above link to download a letter regarding price movements, effective from 1st November 2014....

October 21, 2014

Fabrication & Construction Manager Role - Christchurch

https://jobs.fbcareers.com/jobtools/jncustomsearch...We are seeking a highly skilled driven leader to take on the role of a Fabrication & Construction Manager for our large Christchurch operation. The successful applicant will need reinforcing steel placing and prefabrication expertise with the ability to lead people and grow our onsite business. This is a fantastic opportunity to make your mark with the market leader.With a strong focus on Health & Safety, the key responsibilities are t...

October 17, 2014

We chat to new General Manager Hamish McBeath about his plans for the business and what’s on the horizon for the steel industry as a whole.

Just three months into the job and General Manager Hamish McBeath is very enthusiastic about what lies ahead for Fletcher’s steel distribution business. Having been with Fletcher Building for 13 years, he’s got a strong resume when it comes to knowing the business, our products, our customers and the domestic and offshore markets.   Experience Starting out with Pacific Steel as a Shift Manager gave Hamish a strong grounding in Operations and saw him promoted to Galvanising Ope...

October 15, 2014

Fletcher Reinforcing at ASEC 2014 - Auckland

Fletcher Reinforcing welcomes you to see us at the ASEC Conference in Auckland from the 9th to 11th July:http://www.asec2014.org.nz/We will be highlighting our product offer from the Max Frank and Ancon Building Systems ranges and have some great products on the stand for you to get you hands on!Come and meet the team and representatives from Max Frank Australia and Ancon New Zealand....

July 1, 2014

Prefabrication

Fletcher Reinforcing prides itself on the ability to prefabricate reinforcing structures to save its customers time and disruption on site. Prefabrication allows us to deliver a structure direct to site that has been made in a controlled production environment by our skilled teams of steel fixers. We have experience of making some of the largest structures that form the strength in New Zealand's infrastructure. Not often seen by the public, but always there to ensure the concrete can do what its...

June 17, 2014

New product - Heavy Duty Circular Spacer

Now available as a stock item from Fletcher Reinforcing - New Zealand made - no more waiting for imports from across the ditch.......Security ensured with locking tabs once installed on the bar75mm cover12 - 25mm bar sizesNew Zealand MadeThis wheel offer 75mm cover for 12 to 25mm bars - possible due to the clever design of 2 additional inserts moulded into every wheel. Simply snap off the inserts and slide them in once installed to secure the wheel for 12 or 16mm bars.Talk to your local Fletc...

May 27, 2014

New Case Study - Stremaform

Stremaform was recently used at the Memorial Park Underpass in Wellington for the slab construction joints. Read our case study to see the benefits seen by the Project Engineers and feel free to contact Fletcher Reinforcing if you think your project would benefit from similar speed of construction improvements. Click Here to open the case study Click Here to see more information on Stremaform NZTA Memorial Park Underpass website...

February 25, 2014

Master Builders event at PlaceMakers Mt Wellington

A great event last night at PlaceMakers Mt Wellington with Master Builders! Fletcher Reinforcing was please to support the night with a trade stand showing our range of ductile mesh and reinforcing bar. A great opportunity to talk with many of our end users about the regulations around the use of ductile mesh in residential slabs............ Click Here to learn more about of range of meshes ...

February 21, 2014

The Steel Press newsletter - Summer 2013

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December 13, 2013

The Steel Press newsletter - Spring 2013

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September 24, 2013

Steel Price Increase Notification

Please see the attached notification of a price rise for reinforcing steel effective 1st October 2013....

August 30, 2013

Latest Fletcher Reinforcing / Easysteel Newsletter issued

Welcome to the first combined newsletter for the Easysteel / Fletcher Reinforcing business. Offcuts has been published by Easysteel for many years covering that business, but will now be the combined newsletter for both companies. Click here to view the May 2013 edition....

May 24, 2013

Waterview D-Wall Case Study

Fletcher Reinforcing has recently supplied the reinforcing cages to enable the Well-Connected Alliance to complete the construction of diaphragm walls at the southern approach trench to the Waterview Connection tunnel. This is an NZTA project to connect Auckland's SH16 and SH20 to complete the Western Ring Route.  View the Waterview D-Wall case study...

May 5, 2013

Fletcher Reinforcing combines with Fletcher Easysteel to create a stronger business moving forward

Fletcher Reinforcing and Fletcher Easysteel are coming together! Earlier this month Fletcher Reinforcing and Fletcher Easysteel came together as one business, under one management team. This creates a major steel distribution, processing and reinforcing business and reconfirms our total commitment to the NZ steel industry. Overtime we expect to be able to bring significant synergies from the integrated business but importantly will still maintain strong and distinct brands. Each business will ...

April 18, 2013

New Website feature

Fletcher Reinforcing has redeveloped its website to make it fully accessible to the growing number of mobile users now accessing the site via Smartphone, iPad, netbook and similar devices. The new site is designed to recognise a particular device and automatically resize and alter the typography, and shift to different page layouts, to make it easy to read and navigate at the particular screen size and definition involved. Fletcher Reo's web users are guaranteed the same high qua...

March 25, 2013

Ancon Threaded Bar Coupling System Launched

Fletcher Reinforcing is proud to announce we will be the New Zealand distributor for the Ancon system of metric threaded bar coupling. Ancon is a global company offering a wide range of building material solutions and have chosen Fletcher Reinforcing as their partner for the BT coupling system and Shear Load connector products. For more information on the Ancon BT Couplers, click here....

November 1, 2012

Mesh Smartphone App now available

Fletcher Reinforcing has launched the first smart phone application for the reinforcing industry. Focussed on our range of reinforcing mesh, the App puts all the information contractors and engineers need, in to their hands on site or in the office. For more information about our App, click here....

October 26, 2012

Fletcher Reinforcing site visits

We have recently opened our doors to allow several groups of the engineering community in Auckland to see first hand the reinforcing steel cut, bend and fabrication process. Recent visitors include: - Auckland Structural Group - IPENZ - New Zealand Institute of Builders For more information about arranging a site visit, please contact Neil Watson (neil.watson@freo.co.nz)...

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