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A 'well-cast' conference by Casting Technology NZ

Aug 16: Our Manager Industry Development Dr Boaz Habib had the privilage to present at the Casting Technology NZ last week in Dunedin.  Join him as he shares his experiences in an event strongly focused on the 'sustainable foundries of the future.'

NZMEA CEO Dieter Adam shares on Industry 4.0 at HERA session in MIC2017

Aug 15: NZMEA CEO Dieter Adam explores the hype and reality of Industry 4.0 and why we should not ignore it, at the HERA session in the Metals Industry Conference 2017, September 15th...

An R&D wake up call for the heavy engineering industry

Aug 14: Join our Manager Industry Development Dr Boaz Habib as he reflects on what has been a tough month of losses for our metals industry.

Two industry closures send a stern reminder

Aug 9: Join our Executive Board Chairman as he shines a light on recent company closures within our membership. In particular insights into where we need to go from here to make sure we avoid this from happening again. 

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Welding Inspection Part 1/ Welding Supervisor-Auckland

The course leads to the Welding Supervisor qualification AS 2214-2004: Certification of welding supervisors - Structural steel welding as required for structural steel fabrication to AS/NZS 1554. It also meets the requirements of the welding technology module (WT1) for the IIW International Welding Inspector – Basic (IWI-B) qualification....

HERA @ Metals Industry Conference 2017

Welding Inspection: Part 2 (IWI-B) Course

The course provides training in welding inspection leading to the International Welding Inspector - Basic (IWI-B) and CBIP Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) qualifications. It complies with requirements of the International Institute of Welding (IIW) for training of welding inspection personnel according to the IIW Document IAB-041, and to CBIP Document No PRO-CER-07...

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November 2016 EQ structural steel performance study
HERA seeks input for steel structure performance study on Kaikoura earthquake. Read more...

HERA Publication P4001:2013 - Seismic Design of Eccentrically Braced Frames
HERA and SCNZ launched HERA Publication P4001:2013 - Seismic Design of Eccentrically Braced Frames. Order the guide from HERA HERE.

HERA Report R4-100 Update 
The Structural Steelwork Connections Guide HERA Report R4-100 is superseded by SCNZ Report 14:2007 Steel Connect Structural Steel Connections Guide. Contact SCNZ.

HERA Notice: What You Must Know if Considering Importing Seismic Resisting Fabricated Steel Structures
HERA has formulated a comprehensive notice advising on achieving compliance of imported fabricated steel within NZ's regulatory framework. Download it HERE.

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HERA Industry Awards 2017 nomination form download
Click HERE to download the nomination for the HERA awards: Keith Smith Memorial Award for Distinguished Service, Metals Exporter of the Year and Metals Innovator of the Year.

Boron In Steel advisory notice - Updated 02 May 2017
HERA published Advisory Note: Welding to AS/NZS 1554.1 of boron containing steel in 2016 which has been revised with membership consultation and the new version is available HERE.

Industry policy direction for building product conformance
HERA Director reports on the findings from members responses to endorse or reject a draft policy statement on building product conformance enforcement... Read more

HERA commissioned BERL review of Gov't sourcing rules & tender evaluation tool
Read HERA-commissioned BERL int'l literature review HERE. To download BERL Tender Evaluation Tool, click HERE.


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