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Scholarships set to drive SFC certification engagement

It's a great time for the SFC scheme, with SCNZ’s recent announcement that they’ll be offering 15 training scholarships in their commitment to support the steel construction industry in becoming certified - access to HERA’s AS/NZS 2214 Welding Supervisor course has never been more achievable!

Call for photos - We want your steel and composite bridge photo!

Your steel and composite bridge could be on the cover of the latest AS/NZS bridge standard coming out soon. Send in your photos today!

HEERF scholarship recipient makes headway

We're proud to continue our efforts to drive research and industry development through our Heavy Engineering Educational Research Foundation scholarships - recently supporting one of its recipients Shoulong Dong who last week presented his works at the University of Auckland on an AGGAT program deliverable, the Expert Design Tool (EDT).  

We remember February 22, 2011

Today we remember February 22, 2011 - and reconfirm our commitment to continue to drive research that helps our communities remain resilient and safe in the face of future seismic events.

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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...

Welding Inspection Part 1/ Welding Supervisor - Christchurch

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....

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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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.

In Focus

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

Industry policy direction for building product conformance enforced
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 Director's “Factory of the Future” Study Tour Report Now Available for Download
HERA Report R5-58 Factories of the Future – Impressions from a Study Tour to Germany showcasing advanced manufacturing technologies employed in industry there as a case study for the next industrial revolution is available HERE.

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.

New Greenstar steel credit for New Zealand
The new steel credit was published 1st September in the NZ Green Building Council (NZGBC) web site allowing greater recognition of responsible sourcing and the reduction of environmental impacts from using structural steel. Read more...

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.

HERA Geothermal Capability Register now available
The HERA-produced R5-35 Geothermal Capability Register showcases NZ companies with experience in renewable geothermal energy production. Download the document HERE or email to order.

 

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