HYDRAULINK TACKLES SKILLED ENGINEERING CHALLENGES FOR SEMCO LIGHT, HEAVY EQUIPMENT

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 […]

OLDER CRANES DELIVER NEW GAINS

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.

Ruling on builder relevant to engineers

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 […]

How Intercultural Communication Is Crucial For Engineering

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 […]

Infrastructure Commission Board members announced

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 […]