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Notice – ACC workplace injury prevention subsidy available for SME’s

If you’re a small to medium sized business in the manufacturing sector, you might be eligible for an ACC workplace injury prevention subsidy to help pay for a health and safety advisory service from a HASANZ-registered professional. In collaboration with the Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ), ACC have designed a workplace injury…

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Notice – Leave the beaten track and join the Industry 4.0 Trek

Attend the Industry 4.0 Trek in Singapore and learn first-hand how you can start, scale and sustain your adoption and development of Industry 4.0 technologies. Through our relationship with Callaghan Innovation, we’ve been given the opportunity to let our membership know of the unique chance to gain co-funding to attend their ‘Singapore Industry 4.0 Trek’…

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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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Kawarau Falls Bridge | McConnell Dowell Constructors

The project team created an iconic structure at Kawarau for the Queenstown community, using an innovative construction methodology that met the demands of the site and ensured access across the river for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles – especially during the busy ski season. Client: NZ Transport Agency Duration: Dec 2015 – May 2018 Location: Queenstown,…

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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…