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Standards: the key to global market entry

Improved technology in transport and communication have seen the fall of geographical borders – so much so, that many businesses now find themselves not only competing locally for work, but globally as well. Now, remaining competitive in what has become an increasingly crowded market for the New Zealand’s steel industry has become a prominent challenge…

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Love is in the air with mergers and aquisitions

We’d like to congratulate our members Harrison Grierson on their recent merger with traffic and transportation engineering specialists T2, Downer Group who have signed an agreement to acquire member Hawkins Construction, and IMG who have been showcased in NZ Engineering News for their latest acquisition of Stevenson Engineering Ltd in East Tamaki. Mar222017 Harrison Grierson…

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Well founded to be well funded

Preparing grant applications can be a daunting task requiring a lot of time and effort on the writer’s part. Having come out of three major funding applications prepared and submitted to government in the past three months (Regional Research Institute proposal, Research Partnerships proposal and Endeavour Research Programmes proposal), it’s safe to say – HERA…

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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 Haiam Abbas

Haiam is a Research Engineer focused on heat transfer for clean energy technology, who directly and indirectly has been in the industry for over 20 years. She brings a unique combination of computational design, computer analysis and experiment skills that allow her to write equations, predict performance and integrate value engineering into the lifecycle of a…