Ōpōtiki Harbour Development Promises Economic Splash
A small East Coast settlement is celebrating the grand opening of its new harbour development – a milestone decades in the making that will boost the economy, and may bring more jobs to the community.
Opotiki Opts for Eastern Bay Concrete
In October 2022, the final concrete hanbar was cast for Opotiki’s new $100 million harbour entrance, New Zealand’s Opotiki District Council said.
Ōpōtiki Harbour Development Project Game Changer for District
The Ōpōtiki Harbour Development Project remains on track for its 2023 opening, with the project set to revitalise the local marine and aquaculture sector.
Opotiki Harbour Development Project Making Great Progress
Construction in Ōpōtiki of one of the largest pieces of non-roading infrastructure seen in New Zealand in decades has now reached the halfway mark - as published by SunLive.
Concrete NZ Report - Residential Consents Remain Strong
Concrete NZ publishes a Quarterly Market Insights Report with the November 2021 report showing continued growth in townhouses and retirement dwellings...
Harbour Development - Concrete Hanbars Quick Stats
Here's some quick stats on the amount of concrete hanbars which make up this massive project for Opotiki harbour...
Opotiki Harbour Development Update
The growing stock piles of concrete hanbar units have been attracting plenty of attention in our community, and are a reminder to our team of the huge amount of work (and concrete!) that has gone into this project already...
Prime Minister Celebrates Opotiki's Success
Exciting times in our community recently with a special visit from our Prime Minister who took a tour of the fantastic developments that have been happening over the past year. In case you missed it, here is an excellent article published by SunLive…
10 Year Regional Plan Boosts Our Region
Bay of Plenty Regional Council has signed off on its Long Term Plan and will invest around $1.86 billion over the next 10 years. Regional Council Chairman Doug Leeder says the planning for 2021-2031 involves balancing long-standing issues whilst preparing for the unknown.
More Certificates & People Upskilling
One of the main things we are proud of here at Eastern Bay Concrete is the fact that we support our locally employed people to upskill and gain certifications and qualifications recognising their achievements. In particular, we actively encourage and guide our people into gaining BCITO…
New Concrete Processing Plant All Go
Our new concrete processing plant is now fully operational and has received a Certificate of Excellence for the recent Plant Audit completed by ConcreteNZ.
Types of Specified Concrete
There are three types of specification methods for concrete: 1. Prescribed Concrete 2. Normal Concrete 3. Special Concrete The choice of concrete specification is the prerogative of the design consultant. The detailed production requirements of the three concretes are contained in NZS 3104. The…
Certificate of Excellence Awarded for Plant Audit
Eastern Bay Concrete is a member of Concrete NZ Readymix Sector Group. Each year our plant is independently audited giving our team, our customers and our key stakeholders full assurance that our plant and systems are operating to industry leading quality standards.
Ōpōtiki: The Small Town Winning Huge Government Funding
Ōpōtiki may be a small town, but it has scored more from the Provincial Growth Fund than several large regions.
New Opotiki Locals Join Our Team
It is a proud moment for us to be able to significantly grow our team here at Eastern Bay Concrete. We recently advertised six new jobs and have now filled those roles with people from the Opotiki community.
New Concrete Footpaths & Cycleways for Opotiki
Central government’s funding of $60m for job-creation projects in provincial areas includes almost $4.5m for new footpaths, cycleway extensions and even funding to improve horse trails in the Opotiki District. During March, central government invited submissions for ‘shovel-ready roading projects’…
Apprentice Award a Conference Highlight
The presentation of the inaugural Concrete Industry Apprentice of the Year award was a highlight of the New Zealand Concrete Industry Conference, held in Auckland in early October. The honour was won by Carl Hay an apprentice at Eastern Bay Concrete 2014, Opotiki.
Funding announced for build of Ōpōtiki Harbour
Ōpōtiki Mayor, Lyn Riesterer said she was thrilled with today's announcement​ of funding for the build of Ōpōtiki's Harbour and that the community would be keen to celebrate this historic milestone. Regional Economic Development Minister, Shane Jones said that the PGF would be investing $79.4…

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