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Category Archives: Permatrack

Vero Building

A Bob for the Job.

Neuchatel is proud of its 100-year history in shaping buildings and roads in NZ. Here’s a look at the 90’s –  a period of prosperity and change – as seen through the eyes of Bob Lygo, who Managed Neuchatel NZ at the time. Mastic Asphalt polymers have evolved over the centuries, but the product and […]

discovering asphalt

The Birth of Trinadad Ashphalt Holdings, and a product known as Tah

This article, originally published by trinidadlakeasphalt.com looks at the origins of Neuchatel in New Zealand, following the discovery and commercial exploitation of Trinidad Asphalt, and the product we came to know as “Tah”. The earliest record of the discovery of the Trinidad lake asphalt deposit was in February 1595 by Sir Walter Raleigh who successfully […]

Auckland Enters New Era in Ironworks Repairs

Pothole repairs in Auckland took on a new look this month, when Neuchatel introduced Auckland Council to its purpose-built Permatrack Mastic Asphalt compound. Based on IKO’s benchmark Permanite Mastic Asphalt, Permatrack was developed in association with the British Highways authority to minimize the time and effort required to implement effective long-term highway repairs. There’s several […]

The perfect bridge between the past and the future

London Chooses IKO Permatrack for iconic Tower Bridge Refurbishment Arguably among the most famous landmarks in the UK, and possibly in the entire world, London’s iconic Tower Bridge is a national treasure. So when the London council recently decided to give the bridge an upgrade, you know they went to great lengths to secure products […]

deep-crack

Cracking On

Proactive and Reactive measures to keep roads in top condition If the recent spate of earthquakes has taught us anything, it’s that NZ roads and civil works are always going to be peppered with shakes. While there’s little we can do to prepare ourselves for the big ones, there’s plenty we can do to mitigate […]

30’s Throwback

You may remember some time back we shared some pictures of the Neuchatel Steam Roller which was more than 100 years old, and still chugging around the central North Island. Well now Darren, the owner of this magnificent beast, has shared some other Neuchatel artifacts with us. There’s six photographs dated 1932 which illustrate Neuchatel’s […]

Roof Inspection Services

Who is Neuchatel?

Neuchatel is NZ’s oldest waterproofing company, and one of our oldest brands, having been established over a century ago in 1905. Their qualified and experienced network of tradesmen service the entire country from their headquarters in Auckland. No project is too big or too small for Neuchatel, who have worked on some of NZ’s largest […]

Permatrack road repair

Filling in the Gaps

When it comes to road repairs, particularly on arterial routes, efficiency is everything. Apart from the risk of damage caused to road-users by poorly maintained paving, there’s usually a high cost in shutting down roads for repairs and a very small window when the road can be worked on. Usually problems arise at seams in […]


 
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