Meet student member, Rodney Stringer

We’d like to introduce you to one of our student members – Rodney Stringer from Otago Polytechnic. Rodney is studying construction management and his engineering goal is to successfully deliver major projects from proposal to handover. He is also currently employed with a HERA Platinum member. “What I like best about engineering is the variety…

Resource – The Slab Panel Method: Design of Composite Steel Floor Systems for Severe Fire

Significant updates to HERA report R4-131 Design of Composite Steel Floor Systems for Severe Fires (slab panel method (SPM) design guide)   HERA is pleased to announce the re-publication of updated HERA Report R4-131:2022 – Design of Composite Steel floor Systems for Severe Fires. This updated report has been authored by Associate Professor Charles Clifton…

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Resource – HERA’s role in progressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

A wero (challenge) that HERA has recently taken up, is to view our work through the lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The output of this review was a report authored by International Institute of Welding (IIW) Fellow, Chris Smallbone; and our CEO, Troy Coyle; which assessed the initiatives HERA has…

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Resource – HERA report shows adoption of construction 4.0 worth $8 billion

Industry 4.0 is driving an unprecedented transformation across global industry, as new technologies promise to save time, boost productivity, reduce waste, expand business models, and be more responsive to fast-changing environments and consumer demands. While companies have the opportunity to position themselves at the forefront of this new Industry 4.0 wave, they can struggle to…

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Ep. 54 | Challenging the status quo – Mātauranga Māori is science! Part 2

Sep152021 Takarangi Research Professor and Researcher, Paora Tapihana. Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 15 September 2021 | Ep.54 – challenging the status quo: mātauranga Māori is science! Part 2 As we continue our special ‘lockdown episodes’ of Stirring the Pot we’re carrying on our conversation around mātauranga Māori and science. This…