|The Structural Steel Distributor Charter is the latest quality assurance initiative led by the structural steel industry, complementing the Steel Fabrication Certification scheme launched in 2014.
The Charter ensures that structural steels supplied to the local steel construction sector are sourced using best-practice procurement; it represents a mark of excellence for structural steel distributors in New Zealand.
The Charter covers the sourcing of steels for structural
and general engineering applications.
These include:Structural long sections - hot rolled (UB, UC, PFC) and structural hollow
The initiative requires that chartered structural steel distributors operate a Quality Management System (QMS) and satisfies an audit checklist.
Key audit requirements:
Evidence of compliance with the Structural Steel Distributor Charter comprises a valid QMS certificate as well as written confirmation from the distributor’s assessor that the scope of certification meets the requirements of the initiative.
About Structural Steel Distributors
The following SCNZ Distributors members have signed the SCNZ Structural Distributor Charter with the intention to be independently audited to comply by late October 2019.
For a copy of the Structural Steel Distributor Charter fact sheet, please click here.