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This week we’re celebrating #WomenInEngineering

We’re excited to partner with the Women in Engineering Leadership Summit 2017 which kicks off tomorrow at the Grand Millennium Auckland. Bringing together a line-up of world class female speakers from organisations and businesses across New Zealand – it is an opportune time to inspire and equip attendees with practical advice, tactics and tools to…

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Scholarships set to drive SFC certification engagement

We’re excited to share SCNZ’s recent announcement to offer 15 training scholarships in their commitment to support the steel construction industry and expansion of the Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) scheme. This news comes following a unanimous resolution by SCNZ members late last year for all Steel Constructor members to become certified under this scheme over…

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HEERF scholarship recipient makes headway

It was great to support HEERF PhD Scholarship recipient and Engineering Post-Graduate Shoulong Dong at the end of last week, who presented his research at the University of Auckland as part of HERA’s AGGAT program deliverables. Shoulong spoke on his work around the Expert Design Tool (EDT) which is being developed to help assess prospective…

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Auckland Transport – you got this one right!

In larger tenders, Government and most Public Sector Procurement Rules require best value for money rather than lowest cost as the decisive criteria – however despite this requirement best value for money (‘non-price’) criteria such as consideration of economic, social and environmental impact are seldom sought in the assessment of awarding such work. So, when…

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Going digital to break down learning barriers

Currently on secondment for his third year in Bachelor of Computing Systems at Eastern Institute of Technology Hawkes Bay, Tobias Kick comes to us through established connections with the OTH Technical University in Regensburg Germany. Working under the supervision of our Research Engineer Holger Heinzel, Tobias brings a unique skill in programming language and tools…

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Empowering youth through our AGGAT program

Intern Researcher Hussein Salman joins us from the University of Auckland, where he has just finished his third year in his Bachelor of Engineering Mechatronic studies. With us over the next month, he’ll be working on the design, mechanical drawings and sensor placement for a hermetic generator casing under the supervision of our Research Engineer…