Come see us at Buildnz this week!

July 2nd 2018

With a long history in New Zealand, Buildnz is the leading trade event for the Building & Construction Industry, bringing building professionals and construction industry innovators together to share ideas, showcase the latest products, and develop business relationships. BuildMax is proud to be part of the event this year showcasing our latest building and construction […]


BuildMax joins NZCB as a National Partner

June 12th 2018

We’re excited to announce BuildMax has joined New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB) as a National Partner. NZCB was established in 1998 to represent and promote certified builders across New Zealand and provides a range of tools to support members. As the largest trade organisation in the building and construction industry across New Zealand, NZCB is well respected within the […]


Fieldays Specials Not to be Missed!

June 8th 2018

Whether you’re attending Fieldays or not, don’t miss out on these great specials. For a limited time only! GeoMax EZiCAT i500 Was $1395 Now $1295 GeoMax EZiCAT i550 Was $1595 Now $1495 GeoMax Zeta125 Package Was $4995 Now $4495 GeoMax Zone20 H Package Was $1395 Now $1195 GeoMax Zone20 HV Package Was $1995 Now $1795 GeoMax Zone60 […]


GeoMax EZiCAT Cable Locator Sale!

June 1st 2018

Underground networks can be very complex, accurately locating buried utilities is crucial before earthworks begin. Check out our GeoMax EZiCAT Cable Locator specials below: EZiCAT i500 Cable Locator Detects utility services using: Power Radio/Telecom Auto detection mode  Now $1,295 Was $1,395 EZiCAT i550 Cable Locator Detects utility services with depth estimation: Power up to 3m […]

BuildMax Partnership

Pacific Islands to Benefit From LCP / BuildMax Partnership

May 29th 2018

We’re excited to announce the new BuildMax partnership with LAN Cabling Products Ltd [LCP] to provide construction products in NZ and across the Pacific Islands. BuildMax customers will soon be able to buy BuildMax detection and measuring products from the LCP stores in Auckland and Fiji. LCP’s Fiji store will also ship to nearby islands ensuring a quicker and more cost effective delivery than ever before. LCP […]


Road Maintenance Utility Detection | Sicon Customer Story

May 22nd 2018

The challenging task of maintaining roads across much of the South Island is the responsibility of the dedicated team at Sicon. In order to deliver their road maintenance contracts, they have embraced construction technology including utility detection and mapping software. Accurate utility detection is a key element in working effectively and safely when you have thousands of kilometres of road to maintain and repair. “Safety of […]

EZiCAT Cable Locator

EZiCAT Cable Locators – This Is How They Work

May 14th 2018

If you’re new to utility detection, it’s important to understand how cable locators work. The GeoMax EZiCAT cable locators use aerials built up of wire. This wire is wrapped around ferrite rods to detect the magnetic field emitted from a buried utility. These aerials amplify the small electromagnetic signal released by electricity / telecommunication / gas […]

Utility Detection

Utility strikes still happen, why?

April 23rd 2018

How can on-site utility strikes be avoided? 74.6% of utility strikes occur during the excavation process and human error is still the main cause. Utility network structures such as electricity, gas, telecommunications and water are an important part of the economic growth of any country. Accurately locating buried utilities is crucial for the safe expansion […]