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The new HERA Chairman Mike Lehan takes this opportunity to update on what is on HERA’s Agenda for the year ahead...
Our Industry Development team have recently returned from a very busy three days in Nelson to attend the New Zealand Aquaculture conference from the 27 to 29 September – a key step in our goal to drive business opportunities for our members in the ocean engineering space...
HERA is pleased to share the news that the city of Christchurch will host the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Congress in September 2020...
The Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) scheme continues to grow strongly with the latest group of three structural steel fabricators to achieve certification recognised at the SCNZ AGM in Napier on 16 September. New SCNZ fabricator members must now qualify for SFC prior to being able to become a SCNZ member...
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.
The course provides training in welding inspection leading to the International Welding Inspector - Standard (IWI-S) 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.
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The Structural Steelwork Connections Guide HERA Report R4-100 is superseded by SCNZ Report 14:2007 Steel Connect Structural Steel Connections Guide.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.
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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.
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.