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Certification scheme interest building

Steelwork Compliance Australia (SCA) continues to engage with fabricators looking to gain certification to the ASI National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS). To date, 11 companies have achieved certification to the scheme with another four undertaking additional business improvement activities before certification will be provided. Read steel Australia June 2015 p 13

Engineers obliged to assure quality and compliance

The common pursuit of high product integrity and project standards by engineering professionals along with our ethical code promoting safety offer important and practical ways to align requirements and facilitate proper outcomes. It is our duty of care. Read steel Australia March 2015, p 18

Specifying the right construction categories

A Toowoomba waste management facility has become the first development project to be specified to one of the risk-based construction categories supporting the new National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS). The project has been specified to Construction Category 2 (CC2) by structural engineering practice, Knight Consulting Engineers which read about the Scheme in a recent… Read more »

Steelwork auditing authority starts up

The auditing authority for the new National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS), Steelwork Compliance Australia (SCA) commenced formal activities during October. Following on from a round of fabricator information sessions culminating at the end of the ASI national convention on the Gold Coast in December, we secured commitment from 25 fabricators to commence the process… Read more »

Fabricators to fight back on non-compliance

A quorum of 25 steel fabricators has supported the start of the National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme by offering to start the process. Read steel Australia September, 2014 p 38

Profile: Alan Nightingale (Manager, SCA)

Steel Australia compares notes with the man recently appointed to head the new independent body tasked with making sure steelwork used here is reliably fit for purpose. He answers some important questions. Read steel Australia June, 2014 p 11

Are you getting the structure you paid for?

Concerning to all designers is evidence from the Federal Government sponsored Australian Industry Group survey within Australia that indicates up to 50 percent of Australian building construction products are non-compliant. The ASI seeks to ask the hard questions of designers, builders and asset owners to ensure that they get the design that they have paid… Read more »

National structural steelwork compliance scheme

The ASI is on a journey with industry towards implementing a national structural steelwork compliance scheme to roll out progressively from mid year. Read steel Australia March, 2014 p 10

Fabricator audits underway, first certification granted

The ASI National Structural Steelwork Certification Scheme (NSSCS) is gaining tremendous momentum since going live in late 2014. Read steel Australia March 2015 p 15