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Notice – Amendment to code of practice for above ground stationary tanks with integral secondary containment

Worksafe New Zealand is consulting on a proposed amendment to the Code of Practice HSNOCOP 24 Above Ground Stationary Tanks with Integral Secondary Containment. The Code applies to the design and installation of above ground stationary tanks with integral secondary containment. It provides a means of compliance with the requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 9…

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BRANZ ArchEng workshop – collaborating from strength to strength

The annual ArchEng workshop continues to go from strength to strength, thanks to co-operation with industry associations such as HERA. A CCANZ initiative that began in 2011, it expanded this year to involve the timber and steel sectors. Now that all three major building materials, concrete, steel and timber, are involved, ArchEng is poised to…

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#MIC2015 – HERA attends the Steel Innovations Conference

The Aotea Event Centre was a well selected venue to the second Steel Innovations Conference during Metals Week held on the 1 – 4 September. First launched in 2013, the biannual Steel Innovations Conference provides a forum for structural engineers, steel industry representatives, academics and students to share the latest knowledge in the design and…

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#MIC2015 – HERA members presented steel fabricator certificates

New Zealand’s structural steel fabricators are showing strong support for the industry’s recently launched quality assurance scheme – Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) – an initiative designed to ensure safety of fabricated structural steelwork. One year on, the number of firms who have achieved SFC certification has doubled to 16, with a double-digit number of fabricators lining up…

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#MIC2015 – Metals Week in review

Metals Week 2015 was held at the Aotea Centre Auckland 1st – 4th September. In 2014, The Metals New Zealand Executive had the idea to create a significant and overarching event involving as many member associations as possible to: Continue to deliver conferences to inform and inspire Broaden industry networking opportunities Deliver efficiencies in facility…

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DIY vibration testing

The two most advanced design guides on floor vibrations are SCI Publication 354 and CCIP-016 for steel-framed buildings and reinforced concrete buildings, respectively. Both design guides permit engineers to predict the response of structures due to human-induced vibrations to enable comparisons to be made with acceptance criteria contained within standards such as ISO 10137. Standards…

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Notice – HERA Executive elections now running. Have your say and vote!

HERA Ordinary Member contact people will have received their ballot information via email for the nominees to the vacant HERA Executive positions. Voting closes on the 26th May 2022. In line with HERA rules only Ordinary members are entitled to vote. Should your organisation be an Associate HERA member and you would like to take…