Women are still significantly under-represented in the trades, and several barriers add to this problem.
With engineering graduates in hot demand around Aotearoa, WelTec is offering its engineering diploma free-of-charge.
Engineering New Zealand says it is time for industry to accelerate climate action. And the good news is that many companies are already stepping up to the challenge – WSP being one.
While wood products aren’t always front-of-mind in the engineering sectory, research from the University of Canterbury’s Structural Engineering Laboratory has demonstrated that cross-laminated timber (CLT) walls are feasible, cost-competitive, and sustainable alternative in low-rise buildings.
The use of 3D printing and laser cutting equipment, along with much research, has combined to create a prototype juvenile fish sorting system. Developed by University of Canterbury Master of Engineering student Stefano Barfucci as part of a NIWA-led project, it offers an innovative way to allow undersized juvenile fish to escape directly from the trawl net.
By developing and moving to a mobile app-based reporting system, Steel & Tube hopes to keep its workers safer while also meeting a commitment to sustainability. Described as ‘best in class’, when compared to other similar systems, Intelex is able to cover all aspects of quality, health, safety, and environmental management in one database. PresentlyContinue reading “Technology keeping workers safe”
Image: Dr Enrique del Rey Castillo undertaking EQC-funded research on using FRP for walls. Photography: EQC Dr Enrique del Rey Castillo and his team from the University of Auckland have been awarded funding from the Endeavour Fund to research seismic strengthening of floor diaphragms with carbon fibre materials. Floor diaphragms transfer seismic forces between lateralContinue reading “Seismic strengthening of floor diaphragms with carbon fibre materials”