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TN-014 Structural Steelwork Certification

The Australian Steel Institute has published a new Tech Note on the subject of structural steelwork certification in Australia. The Standards in play, the certification schemes available, the overlaps and applicability of the various schemes and the benefits and costs are all addressed, allowing the reader to make an informed judgement on the most appropriate… Read more »

Steelwork erection guide

Go to the Resources page to download the Practical guide to planning the safe erection of steel structures published Oct 2016 by the Australian Steel Institute authored in conjunction with Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd.

Essential changes

A new document has been added providing more information on the essential changes to the NSSCS brought about by the adoption of AS/NZS 5131. Read it here

New Notification

An important notification has been posted on the  Notifications page relating to the adoption of AS/NZS 5131 Structural steelwork – Fabrication and erection as replacement for the Structural steelwork fabrication and erection Code of Practice.

First WA certification spreads scheme coast-to-coast

ASI fabricator member JV Engineering in Perth became certified to the new National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS) in late 2015, the first in Western Australia to attain the distinction, augmenting the current list of certified fabricators to be found in NSW, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria. Read Steel Aust March 2016_p.12.

The hard work is beginning to pay off

State governments are now listening to our ‘quality benchmark’ message. SCA manager Alan Nightingale has now certified 16 steelwork fabricators and we have approximately another 38 engaged in the process. Read steel Aust December 2015_p.13.