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Steel Agenda – SCNZ AGM and Conference

Attend Steel Agenda to learn about the important issues and opportunities that will set the agenda for the year ahead, including the launch of the Steel Fabricator Certification scheme and an overview of the forecast national construction activity through to 2019. We’ve got a great line up of industry leaders, a rugby coaching legend and […]

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Steel Agenda – SCNZ AGM and Conference

Attend Steel Agenda to learn about the important issues and opportunities that will set the agenda for the year ahead, including the launch of the Steel Fabricator Certification scheme and an overview of the forecast national construction activity through to 2019. We’ve got a great line up of industry leaders, a rugby coaching legend and networking opportunities with fellow members. 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 »


BRBs work well with a compound ComFlor 80 flooring system

Calder Stewart Builds in Steel for Christchurch

Calder Stewart Industries Ltd has incorporated Buckling-Restrained Braces in the construction of its new steel-structured office block in Christchurch’s Hazeldean Business Park.  More »


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The Vision of Mountain View School

Mountain View School in Mangere is engaged in roll growth that includes additional school buildings that have a unique steel structure. The Ministry of Education considers this to be a landmark project in which the exciting design focuses on ways to improve the delivery of the curriculum, school organisation and management functions, while highlighting the significance of the Mangere Mountain to the school and its community. More »


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Seismic Strengthening for Flaxmere Waterworld

Flaxmere Waterworld, originally built as an outdoor pool for Hastings in 1977, was enclosed in 1990. When cracks appeared in the central timber portal, which formed the main support for the pool hall, More »


The southern exterior with its five storey eccentrically braced K-frame (scaffolding yet to be removed). Stevensons also provided steel bracing for the two lift wells.

Steel Retrofit for Wellington’s McKenzie Building

The McKenzie Building at 222 Willis Street, Wellington, has undergone earthquake strengthening in preparation for a new lease of life. Built in reinforced concrete during the 1930s as a department store with warehousing, additions were made in the 1960s that now comprise the current structure of four buildings surrounding a four storey atrium. More »


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Kilmore Street Medical Centre

–Quake Damage Control with High Seismic Performance–

After the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, to undertake the design of a three-storey medical centre for construction in the CBD of Christchurch required considerable background research, an extensive review of the relevant engineering literature and a great deal of in-depth analysis.  More »


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Ruamoko offers to share new advances in seismic design

In Maori mythology, Ruamoko is first and foremost the god of earthquakes: Ruamoko Solutions, established in Christchurch in 2006, is a firm of Consulting Structural Engineers specialising in structural design solutions that mitigate the damage More »