Engineers play an important role in ensuring the building process runs smoothly and applicable laws are followed. BCAs rely on engineers to ensure that where a project does not have building consent, it will not be constructed. This ruling shows MBIE and BCAs take this responsibility seriously. BCAs can also raise complaints with us when engineers supervise […]
Representing “only the world’s leading and most reliable brands”, Punch Tooling NZ brings its considerable knowledge of manufacturing processes to ensure the implementation of the right plant and materials, fully installed and calibrated with ongoing technical service and support.
Diesel generators play a vital role when power is not available in a particular area. If you are on a new construction site or live in a rural area, sometimes generators are the only thing that you can rely on to get power to your property or business. The importance of generators is sometimes underestimated […]
Engineering is a huge discipline and covers a multitude of areas. It doesn’t matter if your engineering firm deals in scaffolding hire, ear protection, commercial brackets or hearing protection, all of these aspects will need to be communicated across the globe so we have a universal understanding of engineering so that everyone understands that we […]
Engineers should use the revised (yellow) version when carrying out assessments, with one exception. You should use the existing July 2017 version when you are assessing specifically whether a building is earthquake-prone under the legislation.
Have you ever marvelled at how tall a building is or even how structurally innovative art is designed? Modern engineering has done a good job, leaving people in a state of awe. Some engineering projects are so impressive that they stretch the imagination of what is actually possible. From bridges and railways that connect cities […]
Former Reserve Bank Governor Dr Alan Bollard has been appointed Chair of the new independent Crown entity, which is tasked with providing expert advice, planning and strategy, and supporting the delivery of major infrastructure projects across the country. The Minister says he expects the Commission to develop a long-term infrastructure strategy by working with central […]
Students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam present recumbent bike they hope will go faster than 121.8 km/h
On Saturday 27 July the Human Power Team, a student team from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, presented their latest aerodynamic bike at the Dutch National Military Museum in Soesterberg. The team hope that this recumbent bike, named the VeloX 9, will break the world speed record for cycling – which currently stands at 121.8 […]
“As a large technology employer we know that tech and other STEM fields have a diversity issue – we want to help get more kids interested in the opportunities these careers provide. The Wonder Project’s ambition is to be in 2,500 New Zealand schools in the next five years and we’re really excited to put […]
Budget 2019 included a $1 billion funding boost for KiwiRail, with the Government also expected to release a new national rail plan later this year. Construction of the Auckland City Rail Link, New Zealand’s largest infrastructure project, is underway and will transform Auckland’s passenger transport system when it opens in 2024.