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Call for comment – DR AS/NZS 2980:2018 Amendment 1:2019

We’d like to advise our members who are involved with the qualification of welders to AS/NZS 2980 or compliance to this qualification, that Standards New Zealand is calling for public comment for proposed amendments to it. Welder qualification standard AS/NZS 2980:2018 Qualification of welders for fusion welding of steels – Additional requirements for Australia and…

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Are engineers behind the times when it comes to intercultural training?

Surprisingly, this appears to be the case according to research recently released. An interdisciplinary team involving researchers with backgrounds in engineering, intercultural communication, and applied linguistics from universities in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Australia, and Japan conducted the research. They analysed written materials with intercultural communication as the subject, as used in engineering education. They…

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Meet Volkan Yakut – the latest team member to join our Welding Centre team

You’ll have seen lately that our Welding Centre has a lot of amazing projects on it’s horizon over the next three years. That’s why we’re excited to welcome Volkan Yakut to our team to help us deliver them! Volkan brings over 15 years’ global experience to the table as a Mechanical Engineer and International Welding…

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HERA’s online library has improved user features

Last month our Librarian Musarrat Begum headed to Wellington to find out the latest software improvements for our members using our online library resource. The two-day annual meeting was held at the National Library of New Zealand, and was facilitated by Softlink Information Centres – providers of library, knowledge and research management solutions. Our online…

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General Manager Boaz Habib on an exciting career journey

After almost eight years at HERA, we’d like to let our membership and industry know that our General Manager Industry Development is starting a new journey at IANZ as their General Manager – NZ Quality College. Boaz came onboard with HERA as a Research Engineer. This was a time when our Industry Development team had…

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#INWED19 – Meet Structex Structural Engineer, Negar Gharahshir

Nothing makes us feel more proud of the companies in our membership than this next profile. They’re a glowing example of truly celebrating the people within their team and letting their light shine. We’d like you to meet Structex Structural Engineer, Negar Gharahshir. She’s a fantastic testament to #WomenInEngineering – and one we only managed…

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#INWED19 – Meet Jacobs Senior Mechanical & Piping Engineer, Karen Robertson

We’re so happy to share this Senior Mechanical and Piping Engineer thinking to the space of women in engineering today. She’s an amazing role model for up and coming engineers. Meet Jacob’s Karen Robertson. A lady who brings over 20 years’ experience to the table – including 15 years’ geothermal experience. She has worked on…