Hello valued clients and contacts,
Concrete Structure Investigation’s response to the Covid-19 Level 3 alert, with the upgrade to Level 4 Wednesday midnight:
CSI can continue to work remotely on your queries for pricing and completing reports where data has already been collected., as our team can work remotely on these and share electronically for peer review.
CSI can go to site where the work is for Essential Services, but we will not be able to attend non-essential site work until the current Level is downgraded.
As with the rest of the country, we are very sorry not to be able to progress your business requirements beyond the points above. We wish you all to be safe and let’s hope we can beat the spread of the virus and be back to work as soon as possible.
If you are contacting us about some pricing here are some really good tips so that we can get it right for you:
To assist CSI’s representatives with ensuring that we can provide you with the most cost effective, accurate and timely pricing and service we request you please share with us any information that you may have about the structure or building you are enquiring about. Sending us all drawings, photos and any other relevant information will ultimately benefit your project and allow us to be more informed. Please see below for a list of required information.
If you have any of the below information please share it with us
If you have information and are unsure that it is useful please do send it to us regardless, to be able to provide our best service we require to be informed.
Please contact Kurtis 0800 33 77 67 if you have any questions.
Best regards, The Team at CSI
Concrete Structure Investigations (CSI) has been recruited as Expert Witness in a considerable number of court cases that deal with not only poor Construction practices but also the reckless use of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) technologies.
There are two tiers to what is being discovered into what are largely unregulated industries (both Construction and NDT). Apparently, it was not the intention to have the Construction Industry unregulated, however, in real terms, this is essentially what has occurred during a certain period in NZ’s history. With a myriad of decisions at Government and Commercial level lining up to make ‘the perfect storm’. E.g. abolishment of Clerk of Works and large Companies with Construction as one arm of their business, driving the ‘race to the bottom’ by negatively pricing jobs. There are more aspects to the resulting poor Construction in NZ but are too many to mention in a Case Study of this size.
NDT, on the other hand, is largely unregulated in real terms in NZ. In fact, at CSI we have to go to other developed nations to work from their standards in regards to many NDT technologies. The best we can do when we come across misinformation in the industry is alert the provider of the possible misuse of the technology. This is received with varying amounts of enthusiasm by those providers (and/or sellers of the technologies who are alerted to the possible misuse as well).