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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…

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#WomenInEngineering – meet Nine Groeneveld

A recent Student Intern at HERA, she joined us from the Netherlands for a six month secondment to help drive our wave and tidal energy research and development project for our heavy engineering membership. While Nine’s principle studies are in Coastal & Marine Management, her interest in oceans providing a reliable and sustainable source of…

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#WomenInEngineering – meet Troy Coyle

When she isn’t at HERA as a representative on our Executive Board, Troy is busy being the Manager of Innovation and Product Development & Pacific Islands Export Manager at Bluescope Steel. This role that sees her cross across many fields – including engineering.  With a career journey spanning 16 years, she has had the opportunity…

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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…