The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) is currently consulting on its Building Code update 2021. The update focuses on the energy efficiency of buildings, proposing to increase minimum insulation levels.
The move away from petrol, diesel and hybrid cars can seem like a shifting target. Despite deadlines for the ban on such vehicles varying by country, we can be sure that global change is happening — and soon. Automakers and drivers alike will need to adjust to a more sustainable future, but how can you […]
Mobile Hydraulink sales and service technician (HSST) Liam Armstrong began working with Semco since mid-2019 and has been back almost every day since, to work on hydraulic repairs or customisation requests. “I was there most recently working on a 4t TB 138 excavator. I installed a quick hitch so that the operator can switch end […]
The update is also looking to change natural light requirements, and requirements for testing weathertightness for higher-density housing. Through the update, MBIE’s goal is to support the construction of medium and higher density housing, reduce carbon emissions in the sector, and improve the ability of buildings to withstand the future effects of climate change. Building […]
Nearly all industries depend on electric overhead travelling cranes (EOTs) for their heavyweight maintenance, manufacturing and process needs. The fleets of these essential workhorses of industry have experienced exponential growth over the last 20 years, with rapid economic growth until the COVID-19 pandemic mothballed some sectors of industry and cut production in others.
Rosalind says success over the next decade should be measured in terms of becoming a home for all engineers, and a trusted engineering voice that reaches all New Zealanders. “Both the public and our Government want to understand a wide range of engineering issues and how they intersect with questions such as climate change and […]
Australian and New Zealand sales director for VEX Robotics, Nicole Champagne, says the company wants to see a world where students can be inspired by the excitement of hands-on, minds-on STEM learning. “Students thrive with hands-on STEM experiences and we love to see this come to life with competitive robotics. They are learning the most […]
BCAs rely on producer statements to confirm someone with a recognised competence level has reviewed the attached calculations and drawings. Typically, Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status demonstrates that level of competence. While anyone can sign a producer statement, most BCAs will not accept it unless the author holds CPEng. The New Zealand Building Code supports […]
Hydraulink hydraulic hose and maintenance expertise of the type that keeps Australasian and Asia-Pacific industrial machinery performing 24/7 to global standards will go on display to millions of people in 225 countries when the 36th America’s Cup begins in coming months.
RedArc Electronics is one of South Australia’s prominent employers in the manufacturing sector. Their rich history spans over 40 years in the research, design, development, and manufacture of a range of electronic voltage converters and associated products. These include inverters, power supplies, battery chargers, brake controllers and trailer braking products.