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10/10 - New worker accommodation to support Christchurch rebuild

10 October, 2013 Portacom Building Solutions today announced it has secured a site to build and manage a 200-room accom  modationvillage in Christchurch Central to provide much-needed support to workers rebuilding the devastated city centre. Portacom Building Solutions, New Zealand’s market leader in modular buildings, has confirmed the Stayover on Madras village will open on Madras Street by mid-2014.  The village, which already has resource consent approvals, will provid

11/10 - Algeco Scotsman refinances US$2.8 Billion of debt and expands operations into Australia and New Zealand

BALTIMORE (October 11, 2012) – Algeco Scotsman, the global leader of modular space and secure portable storage solutions, announced that it has simultaneously completed the combination with Ausco Modular ("Ausco") in Australia and New Zealand (Portacom Building Solutions) and the refinancing of Algeco Scotsman's and Ausco's existing debt facilities.

27/10 - Christchurch juries to trial Portacoms

Jury trials will return to Christchurch next year and will be held in transportable buildings specially set out for the job. 27 October 2011 - Courtesy of NZ Newswire The existing court houses are still not safe following the February 22 earthquake and the Ministry of Justice has not been able to find any other suitable buildings to hold trials in, Minister for Courts Georgina te Heuheu says. Six hundred square metres of Portacoms will be placed near the Christchurch central police station on Cambridge Terrace. They will "ensure that access to justice continues to be provided for the Christchurch community", Ms te Heuheu said on Friday. The Portacoms will be interloc