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Unqualified Student Engineer Receives Maximum Fine

Friday, 13 May 2022, 6:24 am | Engineering New Zealand

A student engineer who lied on her CV and misrepresented herself as a chartered professional engineer has received the maximum fine available under Engineering New Zealand’s membership rules, and has been convicted in the District Court on 38 ... More >>

Engineer Fined For Misleading Report

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 11:26 am | Engineering New Zealand

Christchurch engineer Mike Wilton was fined and ordered to undergo supervised professional development after providing a consulting report containing misleading statements and which misused another engineer’s signature. Mr Wilton was asked to prepare ... More >>

Engineer Of 230 High Street Removed From Register

Friday, 29 April 2022, 10:18 am | Engineering New Zealand

A Disciplinary Committee has found engineer Joo Cho to be “incompetent” in his design of a Christchurch office building at 230 High Street, which failed to comply with the Building Code. Mr Cho of Seismotech Consulting Ltd was a chartered professional ... More >>

Tim Fisher Becomes President Of Engineering New Zealand

Friday, 1 April 2022, 10:40 am | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau is delighted to confirm Dr Tim Fisher’s appointment as its new Board President. Tim has served on Engineering New Zealand’s Board for four years, most recently as Deputy President. He is the Managing Director ... More >>

Engineering New Zealand Welcomes Regulatory Change

Thursday, 24 March 2022, 4:09 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand welcomes the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s announcements on changes to the way engineers are regulated. The introduction of mandatory registration and licensing will assure the public that all practicing engineers ... More >>

Engineers Fined For Flawed Masterton Buildings

Monday, 13 December 2021, 7:04 am | Engineering New Zealand

A Disciplinary Committee has upheld two complaints relating to six Masterton building designs deemed inadequate. Engineer Kevin O’Connor has been censured and fined, for negligence relating to his involvement in signing PS1 producer statements for ... More >>

Clarity On Vaccinations In Engineering Sector

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 5:38 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand, the Association of Consulting and Engineering (ACE) New Zealand and CEAS are calling for employers in engineering and professional services to identify working environments that are ‘high risk’ for COVID-19 transmission ... More >>

MBIE Backs Yellow Chapter For Seismic Assessments

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 3:49 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand welcomes the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s release of the findings of the C5 evidence project. The Seismic Assessment of Existing Buildings (2017), or ‘Red Book’, is a mandatory set of technical guidelines for ... More >>

Tauranga Engineer Struck Off

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 2:04 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand has upheld a complaint by Tauranga City Council against engineer Bruce Cameron relating to residential property developments in the Tauranga area between 2015 and 2016. Most of the services Mr Cameron provided were to do with ... More >>

Engineer Censured For Process And Communication Failures

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 10:55 am | Engineering New Zealand

An engineer has been censured for providing engineering services that did not meet the standard expected of a Chartered Professional Engineer and Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand. The Disciplinary Committee said the engineer, whose firm ... More >>

Engineering New Zealand Selects New CE

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 11:19 am | Engineering New Zealand

Richard Templer will be the new Chief Executive of Engineering New Zealand. Engineering New Zealand President Colin Crampton says Richard, who’s currently Chief Executive of Manawatū District Council, stood out as a collegial leader who knows how to get ... More >>

Christchurch Engineer’s Behaviour “falls Well Short”

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 12:54 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Christchurch engineer Joseph McGirr has been suspended for failing to act professionally. Mr McGirr faced two separate complaints concerning his behaviour as a professional. The first related to him being convicted of drink driving for a third time within ... More >>

Engineers And Architects Take A Giant Step Forward

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 2:25 pm | Engineering New Zealand

This morning was a momentous occasion for the New Zealand architecture and engineering industries. It marked the official launch of the Diversity Agenda Accord – a public commitment made by CEs and business owners of leading industry firms, to achieving ... More >>

Engineering NZ upholds complaint about tuk-tuk design

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 7:21 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand upholds complaint about tuk-tuk design Engineering New Zealand has upheld a complaint against Wellington engineer Dick Joyce concerning design and certification of tuk-tuks. In September 2016, Mr Joyce signed Inspection Certificates ... More >>

Engineering New Zealand upholds complaint about house design

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 1:55 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand has upheld a complaint that an engineer’s design for an architecturally designed house did not meet the standard reasonably expected from a Chartered Professional Engineer and a Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand. More >>

Engineering NZ adds expertise to claims resolution service

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 11:50 am | Engineering New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand is creating an expert engineering panel to help resolve outstanding insurance claims, as part of the Government’s new Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Service. More >>

Engineers applaud success of securing initiative

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:54 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineers are congratulating Wellington region building owners and territorial authorities on securing facades that pose an earthquake risk. More >>

Engineers speak out on seismic resilience and water

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:16 pm | Engineering New Zealand

Engineers call for fresh thinking about New Zealand’s seismic and water challenges, in a report released today. More >>

Experience Aotearoa’s engineering brilliance

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:02 am | Engineering New Zealand

From robots, to hovercrafts, to rockets and virtual reality, the Week of Engineering has something for everyone. More >>

Experience Aotearoa’s engineering brilliance

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 10:12 am | Engineering New Zealand

From robots, to hovercrafts, to rockets and virtual reality, the Week of Engineering has something for everyone. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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