Notice – New design guide covering the Optimised Sliding Hinge Joint (OSHJ)

HERA is pleased to announce the publication of HERA Report R4-155 – Optimised Sliding Hinge Joint (OSHJ): Design and Installation Guide for a Low Damage Seismic Resisting System. This report has been authored by Dr Shahab Ramhormozian of AUT and Dr G. Charles Clifton of University of Auckland and is the culmination of several research…

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Ep. 40 | Greg Macrae- Low damage seismic solutions PART 2

Nov162020 The Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RSIC). Here the steel construction allows a structure with open spaces and free circulation to enhance the collaboration process. The main seismic resisting elements are the Buckling Restrained Braces (BRB) manufactured by our members D&H Steel under license from Star Seismic. Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen…

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Ep. 39 | Greg Macrae- Low damage seismic solutions

Oct152020 The Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RSIC). Here the steel construction allows a structure with open spaces and free circulation to enhance the collaboration process. The main seismic resisting elements are the Buckling Restrained Braces (BRB) manufactured by our members D&H Steel under license from Star Seismic. Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen…

Ep. 38 | Raed El Sarraf – Weathering Steel

Sep302020 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 30 September 2020 | Ep.38 Weathering Steel In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Raed El Sarraf. Raed El Sarraf is the Technical Principal – Materials & Corrosion with WSP in New Zealand. Raed has extensive experience, in corrosion engineering and asset…

HERA and Dimond Structural™ develop a new composite deck profile and design tool

After 5 years of development and testing, HERA is proud to be associated with the development of a new cold-formed steel deck profile for Dimond Structural™, a division of Fletcher Steel®. This new profile has undergone extensive testing and analysis to ensure the optimised performance of the steel and concrete in composite slab designs. Historical…

Ep. 37 | Associate Professor Charles Clifton – Who wins in a fire : Steel vs Timber

Sep172020 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 17 September 2020 | Ep.37 Who wins in a fire – Steel vs Timber? In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Associate Professor Charles Clifton. Charles is currently engaged in an ongoing funded research project on the development of composite structural assemblies…

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Ep. 35 | Goran Roos – The significance of intellectual capital

Sep102020 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 10 September 2020 | Ep.35 – The significance of intellectual capital In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Professor Göran Roos. Join us as we discuss the importance of intellectual capital, what our industry can do to protect it, and its significance…

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Case study: 3D scanning as a tool in seismic strengthening of Hawke’s Bay Hospital project

HERA brings a NZ case study on the use of 3D scanning as a new digital tool by a member Those of you at HERA’s Future Forum: 2020 VISION in February would have heard Des Watkins from Watkins Steel promote the use of digital technologies, including 3D scanning, as a new business model for steel…