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Ep. 85 | John Luxton – succession planning for SME’s

Feb12023 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 1 February 2023 | Ep.85 – succession planning for SME’s In this episode of Stirring the Pot we’re talking with John Luxton. John is Founder of Regeneration HQ – a self-professed ‘anti-consultant’ hand crafting solutions for SME’s in Aotearoa with practical, hands-on support. Join us as we discuss a topic that…

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An update on our Whanake Scholarship recipient – Sarah Lewis

Recently, we had a lovely visit from our inaugural Whanake Scholarship recipient Sarah Lewis to update us on what she is currently up to! Sarah is studying a Bachelor of Engineering, majoring in mechatronics at Massey University in Palmerston North. She is also a graduate of the Puhoro STEM Academy. She was our very first scholarship…

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Creating a sustainable future within the Construction 4.0 transformation

In the sustainable future research theme of our Construction 4.0 project, we ensure that our transformation is environmentally sustainable. In this research theme, existing greenhouse gas emission datasets (e.g. ecoInvent, BRANZ CO2NSTRUCT) for building materials and products will be adapted and extended to represent the NZ construction situation. They will be used to calculate the…

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Construction 4.0 research – emerging technologies

Our last research theme is intended to ensure we remain on top of emerging technologies. The Construction 4.0 technologies theme will be research driven to investigate emerging artificial intelligence approaches (typically developed for domains outside of construction) applicable to our research programmes and adapt emerging computing techniques to the complex requirements of Construction 4.0 data.…

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Construction 4.0 research – knowledge transfer

The knowledge transfer research theme within our Construction 4.0 project will develop an alternative to traditional linear knowledge or technology required to create transformation. It will investigate the unique organisation and sector specific characteristics of knowledge and technology transfer in the construction sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. This new approach will draw on the principles…

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Construction 4.0 research – mātauranga Māori

The mātauranga Māori project is focused on building a uniquely Māori framework to address Construction 4.0. So far, we have introduced our over-arching data connectivity standardisation research theme and our three research programs (circular design, smart construction and monitoring 4.0) – we have three more to overview – Mātauranga Māori and construction 4.0, technology transfer…