New Blackley Vac Truck in Operation

Mega Vacuum Excavator a first for New Zealand

Blackley Construction has recently become the proud owner of a Vermeer Mega Vacuum Excavator. The Mega Vac VX200-1200 is the most powerful vacuum unit that Vermeer MV Solutions of America produce and is the first of its kind to be sold in New Zealand. Blackley Construction was one of the first companies to introduce vacuum…

Blackley’s at CD Field Days

Central Districts Field Days, Feilding: 17-19 March 2016 After a bit of wet start braving the elements for the few hardy but valuable visitors on Day 1, the weather improved to be summer- like for Days 2 and 3 and the people arrived in droves.  Our site was busy and we got some good new inquiries and…

Blackley achieves Workplace Safety accreditation

Blackley’s are proud to announce that after an ACC audit carried out on-site at Blackley’s Palmerston North operation in October 2015, we have achieved Tertiary health and safety accreditation for our Workplace Safety Management Programme, in recognition of our health and safety commitment at the highest level for the well-being of our staff, clients, suppliers…

Blackley Construction stays strong

Blackley Construction recently announced the company was undergoing a strategic restructure due to external market factors which have had an impact on the business.  The rural economy is in a difficult position with lowered dairy payouts and drought conditions, plus some key clients have new structures and changed the way they do business.  Blackley’s management…

Experience makes all the difference

The value of experience and the difference it makes was evident in an underpass project completed recently by Manawatu contracting firm Blackley Construction. Significant groundwater issues were predicted, and Blackley Construction countered by  moving a sandhill and putting in drainage pipes to remove groundwater and effluent. The sandhill was then put back again to provide…