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MV Raroa mooring swivel replacement – Kernohan Engineering

Kernohan Engineering – MV Raroa mooring swivel replacement. Client: OMV New Zealand Duration: 2013 Location: Nelson, New Zealand Project value: NZD $2.2 million Total project value: NZD $80 million May282018 Kernohan Engineering provided a cost effective approach for their clients by leveraging extensive relationships and risk management measures. Ultimately finishing ahead of schedule while still…

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Changes to welder qualification standards

The recent series of “Welding Standards Update” seminars held in Auckland, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Queenstown were a great success with more than 140 professionals attending the seminar series. Covering issues around welding and fabrication standards AS/NZS 1554.1:2014 Structural steel welding – Welding of steel structures and AS/NZS 5131:2016 Structural steelwork -…

Update – Hidden values now transparent

If you’re a user of HERA’s New Zealand Welding Centre (NZWC) you’ll have a good idea of what this service is worth to you. But can you put it into dollars? It’s ok if the answer is ‘no,’ because we couldn’t either. Especially when more broadly investigating value created through improved products, services, quality, productivity…

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Structural steel enables world first bridge design – SCNZ | Hawkins Infrastructure | Novare Design | PFS Engineering

Through our relationship with SCNZ, we’re excited to share a recent case study distributed by them which profiles the amazing work on the Auckland Canada Street Bridge/Nelson St Cycleway project for NZ Transport Agency. This work was delivered by our members Design Team Leader and Structural Engineer Novare Design, Structural Steel Contractor PFS Engineering and…

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Grayson Engineering on the value of quality in business

May182018 Join us as we talk to Grayson Engineering Managing Director and our Executive Member David Moore on the importance of quality in the work they do. As an Auckland based steel fabricator they’ve been in business since 1972 and have continually invested in the latest equipment and technology to remain competitive. However the latest…

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Beyond commodities

Manufacturing companies make significant contribution to NZ’s BERD according to a report released recently on the state of manufacturing in New Zealand. “Manufacturing Report 2018. Beyond commodities: Manufacturing into the future” identified that in 2016, national BERD was just $1.6 million, with manufacturing accounting for 42% of that ($671 million). The report also identified that the metals…

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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…