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Media Release 8 August 2013 Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) says it welcomes the government's newly announced workplace health and safety reforms. “Both employers and employees have an important part to play in improving safety in the workplace,” says RCNZ president Steve Levet. “Unfortunately, the attitude towards ensuring workplace safety is not universal in the agricultural scene and it can be a battle to get safety seen as a priority…
New Zealand’s rural contracting industry contributed almost a billion dollars to the country’s economy in 2013. According to a report prepared by research company Infometrics, the rural contracting sector contributed some $947 million to New Zealand’s GDP in 2013. This contribution to the national economy came from some 5255 registered rural contracting businesses. This research also shows how the rural contracting industry experienced rapid growth in economic output between 2000…
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