Over the past few years, there has been a growing body of anecdotal reports by business about the availability and use of Non-Conforming Products (NCP) in the New Zealand market across many product groups, including steel.

Background to building conformance issues

The March 2016 MBIE and Commerce Commission announcement that some concrete reinforcing steel mesh supplied into the New Zealand construction market didn’t comply with standards applicable in New Zealand has put the issue high on the agenda of the building industry stakeholders and also the public.

Update shared by our Director Wolfgang Scholz