A partner that values your customers as much as you do

Watson Marlow has come a far way since their inception some 65 years ago. Today, this FTSE100 powerhouse comprises 10 leading brands, each a specialist in niche fluid transfer technologies. The company services an array of industries including mining, wastewater, and food and beverage. Beyond its market share and concise understanding of fluid technologies, WatsonContinue reading “A partner that values your customers as much as you do”

New H-Glide structural bearing sets deliver 1600-tonne capacity

New structural bearings capable of supporting more than 1600 tonnes of compressive load per set are being introduced by Hercules Engineering for extremely high stressapplications. The latest Herculon HLD-FF 8000 sliding bearings – which can be used in sets of two – incorporate a sliding layer of globally proven fibre-reinforced and incompressible H-Glide engineering plasticContinue reading “New H-Glide structural bearing sets deliver 1600-tonne capacity”

Irene Kaur – a much needed Kiwi role model for STEM industries

Growing up Kiwi electrical engineer Irene Kaur wished she saw more female role models within the engineering industry. She hopes that she will inspire others to try this more traditionally male dominated path. Part of the attraction that is needed is to create a culture and ethos that are welcoming to women, and although KaurContinue reading “Irene Kaur – a much needed Kiwi role model for STEM industries”

Filing amended pleadings after the limitation date

By Stuart Robertson, partner and Victoria Bortsova, solicitor It is often the case that the original claims made in Court are amended as a case develops. The High Court decision in ‘Body Corporate 355492 v Queenstown Lakes District Council [2022] NZHC 687’ provides useful guidance into how the courts apply the limitation provision under theContinue reading “Filing amended pleadings after the limitation date”

Staying in touch with hazards – lithium-ion batteries

An often ignored component of health and safety systems policy manuals is the section describing, ‘Keeping Current with Health & Safety Info’. The process for keeping current with relevant health and safety information, legislation, guidelines and standards is usually described something like: •           WorkSafe and ACC website media releases •           Briefings and updates from externalContinue reading “Staying in touch with hazards – lithium-ion batteries”

Zero carbon steel program Tātaitai Puhanga Waro set to launch

The month of May will usher in a new zero carbon steel programme for steel products. The program, Tātaitai Puhanga Waro, has been independently developed and based on verifiable data and provides a carbon emission calculator, believed to be a world first, to help companies offset carbon emissions and offer zero-carbon steel in their projects.Continue reading “Zero carbon steel program Tātaitai Puhanga Waro set to launch”

From Scott Base to to Aorangi Stadium – flexible trades training gets a boost in South Canterbury

Ara Institute of Canterbury has been working alongside other tertiary education providers to provide flexible trades training for South Canterbury apprentices – showing that collaboration is key to development and shared success within the Te Pūkenga network. South Canterbury trades employers are buzzing with the news that their year three electrical apprentices can now undertakeContinue reading “From Scott Base to to Aorangi Stadium – flexible trades training gets a boost in South Canterbury”