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Fabrication Standard

Prior to the publication of AS/NZS 5131, Australia and New Zealand were the only countries in the developed world without a dedicated stand-alone Standard for fabrication and erection of structural steelwork. In today’s increasingly global procurement environment, where structural steelwork for Australian projects is being supplied by both local and overseas based fabricators, a rigorous and transparent definition of good quality is more necessary than ever. AS/NZS 5131 sets the quality benchmark Australia expects to ensure safe structures. More

Conformity Assessment

This ASI document provides at a project level, definition of what documentation is required to show conformance. Conformity assessment is not a part of Standards Australia’s brief and is therefore not included in the Standard. More

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Construction Categories

Construction Categories are a risk-based fit-for-purpose approach utilised in AS/NZS 5131 to classify the whole or parts of a structure. This allows the engineer to define the Construction Category (CC) for the project or assembly from CC1 to CC4 from least to most risk. More

Steelwork Compliance Australia (SCA)

The auditing authority to ensure that a fabricator has the compliance capability for the required construction category. More