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With the growing use of structural steels it is understandable that misconceptions might arise about different types of certification, the role of product certification in particular, and comparative acceptability of steel and steelwork certified by different schemes applicable to structural steelwork construction. ACRS is receiving an increasing number of inquiries about ACRS 2-stage certification system and its role in steel ...

ACRS certification of welded steel sections to AS/NZS 5131 – exploding the myths

By Jo Bailey Members of Steel Construction New Zealand have voted unanimously at the organisation’s AGM to introduce Steel Fabricator Certification as a compulsory requirement for all structural steel fabricator members. Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) is an industry-led quality assurance scheme developed jointly by SCNZ and the Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA) in line with best practice European standards. It ...

Steel Fabricator Certification to become mandatory

Recent concerns around the compliance of some concrete reinforcing steel mesh products and other critical building materials entering this country has seen the New Zealand Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA) call for third party verification of all safety critical building work, regardless of the sector or type of building materials involved.  HERA Director, Dr Wolfgang Scholz says the initiative came ...

Steel sector calls for third party verification across entire construction sector

Around 110 SCNZ members, their partners and clients attended the organisation’s 10th Anniversary Members’ Forum and Social at Queenstown in April. SCNZ manager Alistair Fussell opened the general forum sessions with a presentation celebrating the history of SCNZ and the “remarkable” people who contributed to its success. The organisation existed under several different incarnations (under the guidance of HERA) before ...

Steel Construction New Zealand celebrates 10-year milestone