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Event – Welding seminars and courses for 2015

Quality management of structural welding fabrication The introduction of the Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) scheme in 2014 was an important milestone for NZ’s structural steel fabrication industry. This half-day seminar will provide comprehensive insights on how to specify welding quality requirements, how a QA system such as the SFC is to be established, and how…

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HERA awards prizes for final year student projects

Auckland University of Technology School of Engineering This year, Auckland University of Technology’s School of Engineering students displayed their final year projects. HERA has traditionally given a prize for the best project involving metals. This year’s HERA prize winners was Mr Karl Waters, BE (Mechanical) with his project entitled Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Trade Studies. The…

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New opportunities for our industry through government procurement agreement

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Trade Minister Tim Groser just welcomed the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) decision on the terms for New Zealand’s accession to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) in Geneva. “A positive decision on the terms of New Zealand’s accession has been reached with GPA parties in Geneva overnight (NZ time),…