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25th June 2015 – Teleconference

23rd July 2015 – Teleconference

31st July 2015 – Auckland

Excellence in Steel Awards 2015

Every two years the structural steel industry comes together to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our members and partners. The SCNZ Excellence in Steel Awards showcase the exceptional design and execution possible when steel is used as the principal construction material in buildings and infrastructure projects. The Awards highlight the versatility of steel and recognise the significant capability of New Zealand’s structural steel industry.

We’re looking for projects that demonstrate efficiency, sustainability, aesthetics, best practice, safety, innovation and outstanding teamwork. So get the project team together to enter – architect, engineer, builder and steel fabricator. Entries close July 31st.

Winners will be announced at the Metals NZ Awards dinner on September 3rd. Hosted at the Aotea Centre in Auckland, this highly anticipated biennial event will be attended by industry professionals, academics and international guests.

For full awards and entry information visit

27th August 2015 – Christchurch

3rd September 2015 – Aotea Centre

Steel Innovations 2015

Steel Construction NZ will host the second biennial Steel Innovations conference in September. Aimed at promoting technical excellence, the conference will disseminate the latest knowledge in the research, design and construction of steel structures. Key topics of the two-day conference include seismic engineering, composite steel construction, fire engineering, durability and sustainability. Attend the Steel Innovations conference and hear from a stellar line up of local and international structural steel design experts.

Date:               3-4 September 2015

Venue:             Aotea Centre, Auckland

For full conference and registration information, visit

24th September 2015 – Teleconference

22nd October 2015 – Teleconference

19th November 2015 – Aucland

25th February 2016 – Wellington




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