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The Perry Bridge delivers a NZ first – Holmes Consulting LP

Holmes Consulting LP – design and technical solutions for the Perry Bridge Client: Emmetts Civil Construction for Waikato District Council & Te Awa River Ride Charitable Trust Duration: Jul 2016 – Nov 2017 Location: Horotiu, Waikato New Zealand Project value: NZD $2.4 million May302018 To deliver New Zealand’s first constructed pedestrian and cycle network arch…

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MV Raroa mooring swivel replacement – Kernohan Engineering

Kernohan Engineering – MV Raroa mooring swivel replacement. Client: OMV New Zealand Duration: 2013 Location: Nelson, New Zealand Project value: NZD $2.2 million Total project value: NZD $80 million May282018 Kernohan Engineering provided a cost effective approach for their clients by leveraging extensive relationships and risk management measures. Ultimately finishing ahead of schedule while still…

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Call for interest – Get your business ahead of the pack!

Get innovating within your organisation by attending the Innovation Course starting June 2018! Asking yourself ‘why?’ Well, quite simply because innovation links to success! That’s because successful businesses not only respond to their current customer or organisational needs, but also anticipate future trends to develop ideas, products, services or tools to meet future demand rapidly…

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Call for attendance – The cost of ‘quality’ HERA seminar

As part of our commitment to deliver value to our membership our lead team has come together to develop a seminar addressing a call for more clarity around the ‘cost of quality’. Whether a SME or a large company – it’s become clear that the adoption of quality management systems into our members operations are…

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Call for interest – KOTRA subsidised business trip to Korea

If you’re interested in exploring the purchase of new manufacturing technology for your business –  this should interest you. Through our international connections with the Korea Trade Commission (KOTRA) our members have been offered the opportunity to apply for a subsidised trip to Gwangju, South Korea to attend the International Technology Exhibition being held 25-27…

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Marine energy is out there, but when will we start recovering it?

Last week HERA attended AWATEA’s AGM in Wellington as part of the Board. It was an opportune time for us to take stock of where New Zealand’s advances in wave and tidal energy are sitting in government agendas, what opportunities are out there for our fabricating members and also the association’s own focuses moving forward.…

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Industry development hits the road to deliver member value and scout opportunities

Starting from today our Industry Development Manager Dr Boaz Habib will be on the move. Exploring member opportunities, cementing key relationships and following up on our research and development program AGGAT deliverables before the year comes to an end. Beginning his journey in Rotorua, he’ll be stopping off at our member company BOP Gear Cutter.…

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Initial trials confirm heavy scaling potential at Ohaaki geothermal site

The Materials Test Rig was installed at Ohaaki Thermal Kilns earlier this year as an outcome of our AGGAT program, with generous fabrication support from some of our members. Currently undergoing commissioning works, early trials on the rig have confirmed significant scaling potential from the geothermal resource available on site. Ohaaki thermal kilns owner Mr…

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Opportunities don’t fall from trees. You create them.

Mahatma Gandhi once stated, ‘The future depends on what we do in the present.’ Obvious, yet so profound. Its connotations have far reaching implications for how we think about our present. It mandates deliberation in planning and purpose in action. Such thinking, that likely shepherded Gandhi to achieve the major task of delivering India from…

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Stirling success for metal project!

As part of our works to tap into the minds of our up and coming engineers we like to support local universities and recognise students who are breaking barriers and showing exceptional skill.  And last week was no different. We were pleased to attend the University of Auckland Department of Mechanical Engineering Final Year Project…