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NEWS AND EVENTS

The latest activities, operations and announcments from Neuchatel.

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A Bob for a 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 […]

The New ‘Hip’ Joint

The thundering pace of commercial development in Albany won’t rock Ramada, who have installed state-of-the-art expansion joints in the forecourt and build seams. The Ramada Inn opened in April this year as a purpose-built 4-star hotel aimed squarely at the skyrocketing business market in the burgeoning industrial epicenter of Albany.  The site includes not only […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Spreading Mastci Asphalt

Waterproof right to avoid remedial action

Neuchatel offer a waterproofing solution which is 200 years old, works on almost any surface and has a track record of 60 years plus on projects. As legislation and codes of practice are forcing Architects and Constructors to be more accountable for their products and workmanship for longer terms, it’s becoming more and more critical […]

Crowning Achievement

A century after it was first applied Mastic Asphalt is still the best solution. Restoring the Integrity of an aging roof Not long ago we were called by the owner of a heritage building in Central Auckland who was having waterproofing problems. The building is now getting on towards it’s 100 year mark, and there […]

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Above All, It’s The Best

This roof refurbishment breathes new life into an aging building by eliminating dampness as well as heat loss and gains. Born out of the economic boom of the 60’s “Building 201” was the flagship of the University of Auckland campus in the late 1970s. Almost 50 years later it’s still one of the core buildings […]


 
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