Infrastructure company Delta has confirmed it will be shutting its Christchurch-based civil construction operation, making 40 people redundant.
Despite making 40 people redundant by closing its Christchurch civil contracting business this week, DCC-owned Delta employs 53 people on salaries of $100,000 or more.
The Dunedin City Council's infrastructure company, Delta, is facing fresh financial challenges as it confirms plans to make 40 staff redundant.
A Delta worker had two fingers partially amputated after trying to catch a running hedge trimmer during a fall from a ladder, it has emerged.
Delta Utilities Services says clearing trees and vegetation near power lines between Arrowtown and Lake Hayes is ''essential'' next week, but a resident says the consequent lack of power could affect a young violinist's chances in a $40,000 competition.
More than 40 staff working for the Dunedin City Council's infrastructure company, Delta, face an uncertain future as more upheaval looms.
The Office of the Auditor-general considers its investigation into land purchases by Dunedin City Council-owned company Delta to be one of its major inquiries for the coming year.
The Office of the Auditor-general (OAG) is remaining tight-lipped about two complaints involving the Dunedin City Council and one of its companies.
Delta says it regrets any inconvenience caused by a series of problems that have resulted in roadworks on a section of a Dunedin street for the past eight months.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says the integrity of the Dunedin City Council's companies is on the line after the Office of the Auditor-general yesterday launched an inquiry into land purchases by Delta.
A former Delta board member involved in approving land purchases at Jacks Point and Luggate says an inquiry by the Office of the Auditor-general is a "storm in a teacup".
Men were reportedly in tears as Delta confirmed the loss of up to 23 jobs yesterday, although some workers could yet be offered a reprieve.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull and councillor Lee Vandervis are at loggerheads again, this time over the Office of the Auditor-general's inquiry into land purchases by Delta.
All matters around Delta's deals at Jacks Point and Luggate should be made public, writes Russell Garbutt, of Dunedin.
Dunedin has been dealt another blow with confirmation Delta plans to make up to 30 workers in the city redundant, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
Dunedin-based company Delta is to recruit more staff after securing $5.5 million in new contracts for earthquake reconstruction work in Christchurch.
Infrastructure specialist company Delta may shed 10 Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes staff and has not ruled out further cuts due to a downturn in construction.
Dunedin City Council-owned infrastructure specialist Delta Utility Services has expanded its rugby sponsorship, taking on the Highlanders rugby team for 2012.
A Dunedin city councillor being pursued by a Dunedin City Council-owned company for $19,000 in damages is seeking legal advice, but says the claim is "laughable".
The Dunedin City Council-owned infrastructure specialist company Delta has a new look, and its chief executive believes the company can continue the growth it has experienced in the past year.