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HERA welcomes Reza Kordani to our Structural Systems team

We’re excited to let industry know that Reza Kordani has joined our Structural Systems team this week. Reza brings to HERA over four years’ of consulting experience in Aotearoa, and we’re very excited to bring this ‘commercial’ understanding to our research at hand so we can better serve our members. Reza studied his Bachelor of…

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Watch the replay: A tikanga Māori approach to creating future-ready and resilient cities

Recently, I listened to a webinar organised by ACE New Zealand titled “A tikanga Māori approach to creating future-ready and resilient cities.” In this “webinar, speakers included Troy Brockbank ((Te Rarawa, Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi) Pou Ārahi Māori – Māori Advisory Lead (Principal) at Pattle Delamore Partners); Rau Hoskins (Director at Design Tribe); Tyrone Newson (Development…

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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…

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Resource – the potential business and economic benefits of Construction 4.0 in NZ

HERA has identified a need for greater uptake of Industry 4.0 technologies to improve productivity in the construction industry. At the same time, we are also building our own capabilities in Industry 4.0 focusing on Construction 4.0, in particular in what we have coined “Fabrication 4.0”,”Sustainability 4.0” and “Monitoring 4.0”. We have already previously announced…

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HERA welcomes Fanqin Meng to our structural fire research project work

We’re excited to let industry know that Fanqin Meng has joined our Structural Systems team to assist with our focus on structural fire performance research. Fanqin is joining the HERA Structural team for a six month period to contribute to two key structural fire projects. These projects will be conducted in collaboration with the University…