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Be the disruptor, not the disrupted

The third industrial revolution changed the way the previous generations worked – and very soon, the fourth industrial revolution will do the same again for us. Inevitably, we’ll always have the ability to access powerful resources previously unavailable or uneconomic. HERA members now need to be able to innovate and change to counter or utilise…

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Panel project delivers software to design composite columns to AS/NZS 2327

Over the last nine months HERA and CTICM have developed software to design composite columns using concrete filled tubes according to AS/NZS 2327. We’re excited to announce that the design software is now exclusively available for our members. This came to fruition when our Steel Research Panel identified it was important to develop electronic tools…

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With heavy hearts, we say goodbye to a valued HERA staff member – Peter Hayward

We’re saddened to share the sudden passing of our longest serving employee, Peter Hayward. Last Friday sharing our condolences with his family and friends, and acknowledging the many contributions he made to industry. Peter came to New Zealand in 1983. Leaving a good job with the Atomic Energy Commission in the UK, to seek a better…

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HERA adds value to our information services with our new librarian

Today, we’re excited to announce the start of a new team member to our Information Centre. Please join us in welcoming Musarrat Begum! Musarrat is our new Information Officer, and will be offering support to our membership through her role as librarian as well as divisional support for health and safety. She brings with her…

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Offering our members the ‘FEA factor’

As crucial as it is to be able to identify problems experienced by engineers – solving those problems with the right tools is equally important. That’s because the element of uncertainty is there for the first part of the process, and for engineers – these problems are closely tied with design. Today, virtual design and…