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Excellence in Steel Awards 2015

This year’s SCNZ Excellence in Steel Awards were presented at the Metals Industry Gala Dinner at the Rendezvous Hotel, Auckland, in September.

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Excellence in Steel Awards 2015

This year’s SCNZ Excellence in Steel Awards were presented at the Metals Industry Gala Dinner at the Rendezvous Hotel, Auckland, in September. More »


Careers Coach

We are excited to announce that SCNZ is on board The Careers Coach as a key sponsor. The state-of-the-art Coach boasts 26 touch screen units packed with careers information, which
showcase the wide range of options and career paths available to school leavers. More »


Labour on right track with procurement policy says steel industry

Steel Construction New Zealand, the representative body for the country’s structural steel industry, has welcomed the Labour Party’s government procurement policy announced today, but says the key to its success will be in ensuring public sector agencies apply the policy when tendering contracts. More »


Steel industry cautious on new Christchurch investment fund

New Zealand’s structural steel industry says yesterday’s announcement of a planned new investment fund for the Christchurch rebuild is good news for the city, however it remains to be seen whether it will end up costing Kiwis their jobs. More »


Kiwi steel firms show strong support for quality scheme

New Zealand’s structural steel fabricators are showing strong support for the industry’s recently launched quality assurance scheme – Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC). One year on, the number of firms who have achieved SFC certification has doubled to 16, with a further 17 lining up to go through the process. More »


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Base Isolation Sets New Standard In Christchurch

Even before Stephen Collins decided he was going to build in post quakes Christchurch, he had selected steel for the structure of whatever was to be his next project. “Why? Well, I knew about steel’s strength-to-weight ratio and its speed of erection. More »


The Home of Cycling is near Cambridge on The Road To Olympic Medals

Home of Cycling’s Avantidrome on Track

Sometimes even a worthy project needs a champion who is determined enough to rally support and carry it forward. In 2010, a regional bid team in the Waikato dreamed of establishing a national velodrome with an indoor track that would comply with Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) standards. The trouble was the team didn’t have the resources to get the wheels turning. More »