climate-change

Sustainability in steel. Is there such a thing when it comes to climate change?

Sustainability has many facets. But it looks like climate change is the hands-down winner for the holiday sustainability hot topic (pardon the pun). So, how do we respond as an industry to this growing global concern? And what is HERA doing to assist? The catastrophic Australian fires and recent smoke impacts on New Zealand have…

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Ep. 22 | Des Watkins – Digitisation: the future of steel fabrication

Nov272019 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 27 Nov 2019 | Ep.22 – Digitisation: the future of steel fabrication In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Watkins Steel Managing Director, Des Watkins. Des has gone through a truly transformative process in his steel fabrication business – developing a four-step…

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Ep. 20 | NZ Steel & Fletcher Steel – Sustainable product development with EPD’s

Oct302019 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 30 Oct 2019 | Ep.20 – Sustainable product development with EPD’s In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with NZ Steel Environment Manager Claire Jewell and Fletcher Steel Marketing and Innovation Manager and Former Technical Manager, Scott Morrison. We delve into their work in…

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Call for comment – DR AS/NZS 2327:2017 Amendment

A number of anomalies have been reported by users of  AS/NZS 2327:2017, which has required corrections to be made. That’s why we’d like to advise that the first amendment is available for public comment. This is for: DR AS/NZS 2327:2017 Amd 1:2019, Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 2327 — Composite structures—Composite steel-concrete construction in buildings. Many…

Ep. 19 | Amanda Nicolle – An industry partnership with government to address skill & labour shortages

Oct162019 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 16 Oct 2019 | Ep.19 – An industry partnership with government to address skill and labour shortages In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Amanda Nicolle – Director of Industry Partnerships at the Ministry of Social Development. Amanda leads an MSD initiative to…