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HERA Whanake Scholarship recipient update – Lily Sanson

Engineering student and HERA Whanake Scholarship 2020 recipient Lily Sanson is moving forward in leaps and bounds! Recipient of the HERA Whanake Scholarship 2020, Lily Sanson is proving to be an astute and skilled engineer in her third year of study (Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)), at Massey University. Over the summer she has been…

Meet student member, Rodney Stringer

We’d like to introduce you to one of our student members – Rodney Stringer from Otago Polytechnic. Rodney is studying construction management and his engineering goal is to successfully deliver major projects from proposal to handover. He is also currently employed with a HERA Platinum member. “What I like best about engineering is the variety…

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#60secsofsteel: Wayne Carson of D&H Steel

Welcome to HERA’s new series “Sixty seconds of steel’. Quick, easy to consume ‘steel talks’ with industry, for industry. We’re kicking off this series with industry leader Wayne Carson. Those who know Wayne, will recognise him as a passionate advocate for the steel industry. With his strong background in mechanical and structural engineering and wide…

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HERA welcomes Reza Kordani to our Structural Systems team

We’re excited to let industry know that Reza Kordani has joined our Structural Systems team this week. Reza brings to HERA over four years’ of consulting experience in Aotearoa, and we’re very excited to bring this ‘commercial’ understanding to our research at hand so we can better serve our members. Reza studied his Bachelor of…

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HERA welcomes Fanqin Meng to our structural fire research project work

We’re excited to let industry know that Fanqin Meng has joined our Structural Systems team to assist with our focus on structural fire performance research. Fanqin is joining the HERA Structural team for a six month period to contribute to two key structural fire projects. These projects will be conducted in collaboration with the University…

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Seismic research program improving optimisation of welded structures

Steel structures performed exceptionally well during the February 22, 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Such earthquake performance confirms that steel is the ultimate low-damage solution for modern multi-story buildings and structures. The performance also showed that the applicable New Zealand design and fabrication standards are safe – even though some minor damage in steel structures were reported…

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HERA Foundation supporting the optimisation of welded connections

HERA Foundation PhD scholarship recipient’s Hafez Taheri’s research topic is part of a long-term HERA research program managed by the New Zealand Welding Centre. Its program leader, our General Manager of Fabrication 4.0, Dr Michail Karpenko, explains the underlying strategic objectives of this research and why the Foundation contribution is so valuable: “New Zealand’s major…

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Ep. 42 | John Cole – The intersection between Mātauranga Māori and Construction 4.0

Mar312021 Listen on Spotify Listen on iTunes Listen on PodBean 31 March 2021 | Ep.42 – The intersection between Mātauranga Māori and Construction 4.0 In this episode of Stirring the Pot we invite University of Auckland Engineering & Law Student John Cole from Episode 41, back into the studio. This time exploring the intersection between…