Kiwis can fly: Hamilton-built aircraft engineered to fight to save lives
A new multi-million dollar aircraft designed by Kiwi aeronautical engineers is set to help governments and humanitarian organisations save lives during natural disasters and fight the impact of climate change in some of the world’s most inaccessible regions.
Metals and composites
NEW COLLABORATION SET TO REVOLUTIONISE CIRCULAR DESIGN IN COMPOSITE MANUFACTURING AND METALS
By Dr Troy Coyle, CEO, HERA
Our global industry is taking a big step forward with a major international collaboration between HERA and the Australian Composites Manufacturing CRC (ACM CRC). The project promises to lead the way in digital transformation for Circular Design 4.0, a rapidly evolving field.
Health and safety
MANAGING HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE MODERN WORKPLACE
By Craig Carlyle, Maintenance Transformations
It seems not that long ago that a health and safety system consisted of a manual, a stock of forms and a folder to store the completed records. Our auditing experience regularly involved blowing the dust off the manual, which kind of defeats the whole purpose.
When can you reclaim items in a subsequent payment claim?
In the recent case of George Developments Ltd v Canam Construction Ltd the Court has held that contractors can claim the same or similar items in subsequent payment claims. The Court of Appeal held that a contractor could reference work done previously or the overall completion of work in cumulative style payment claims.
WAR AND 3D PRINTING
How can 3D printing be used in war? Dr Juan Schutte takes a look, however it is important to remember that such tools and technology are not ‘evil’, and that it depends on who is using them and for what.
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