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Wyoming roaming for CCVIII

Our General Manager Structural Systems heads to Wyoming USA from 30 July to 2 August where he’ll present at the 8th International Conference on Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete.   Organized by Virginia Tech, and sponsored by both the American Society of Steel Construction (AISC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural…

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Intern Risa Hoshi is putting geothermal policy into focus

It’s with great pleasure that we welcome Risa Hoshi to our Industry Development team – who joins us from Akita University Japan, for a three month internship. Risa comes to us in her fourth year BA in International Resource Policy Management with a major focus in international law & cooperation, development, economics and resource area…

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There’s a new kid on the ‘welding’ block!

It’s great to have Thomas Karstens from the Jade University of Applied Technology Wilhelmshaven Germany join us for a six month internship as part of our Welding Centre teams research deliverables. Bringing a wealth of knowledge to the table after completing an apprenticeship with distinction and a Diploma as an International Welding Engineer. One of…

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The stage is set for a ‘world of engineering simulation’

We’re excited to attend the NAFEMS World Congress 2017 which incorporates the 3rd International Conference on Simulation Process & Data Management next week in Stockholm, Sweden from 11 – 14 June. Bringing together industrial users, technology experts, academics and software vendors, this is an ideal forum to explore advances in numerical simulation, engineering analysis, modelling…

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First round of NDT courses done and dusted!

Non Destructive Testing (NDT) includes a wide group of testing and analysis techniques to evaluate the properties of a material, component or system without causing damage. This technique covers a wide variety of industrial activity – and with new methods and applications being continuously developed, there is a range of career opportunities available. HERA, in…

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Seismic testing gives stainless the design freedom of carbon steel

Even though stainless steel structural sections have been available since the 1960s, the industry hasn’t shown great interest until the last decade – the main reasons being a lack of material knowledge, limited supply sources, irregular demand, small volumes, long delivery times and high prices. Today this has changed, with the market not only asking…

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Excellent attendance proves value

Effective quality management systems for welded fabrication rely on competent staff – people with the knowledge and ability to ensure welding and fabrication operations are cost-effective. And at HERA we provide education and training for those who have responsibility for the supervision and inspection of welded fabrication, and the qualification of welding procedures and welders…

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#WomenInEngineering – meet Nicole Hsu

Nicole is a Process Engineer at New Zealand Steel who has been there for just over three years. She’s has had the opportunity to work on various assignments, including a Paintline project focused on improving customer satisfaction by creating and improving a model that simulated the customer order submission, scheduling, production and delivery process – a memorable…

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#WomenInEngineering – meet Pragya Sharma

An Engineer at Advance Boiler Services (NZ) Ltd, Pragya brings 12 years’ experience to the New Zealand metals heavy engineering industry. Pragya started her career in India, where she had the opportunity to work on one of her most memorable projects – a 250MW nuclear power plant where she contributed to the entire systems design,…