• Future Focus on Export Products

    Comment by Heavy Engineering Research Association Director Dr Wolfgang Scholz The Heavy Engineering Research Association has just put a funding proposal to Government’s research funding agency the Foundation for Research Science and Technology (FRST) aimed at supporting...

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Let’s talk about upsizing

    It’s happening everywhere. Downsizing, that is. Since the economic turmoil of some 18 months ago, life hasn’t been quite the same, has it? And in a country as small as New Zealand there comes a time when...

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • High quality plastic welding systems from Techspan

    Techspan Group’s is range of high quality plastic welding systems for New Zealand and Australia includes hand-held welders,  automatic welders, wedge welders, and extruder welders. Made in Switzerland, the heavy duty welders are designed for optimal performance...

    • Posted March 19, 2010
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  • Super clear cordless work light enhances maintenance safety

    Clear and reliable portable light is essential to safety and precision in confined spaces. Inside pipes, tanks, pressure vessels and silos, the last thing any maintenance worker needs is bulb or battery failure. GO Distribution has introduced...

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • NZ businesses miss out on energy savings benefits

    Most New Zealand companies are doing little to curb energy waste despite the many benefits of reducing energy costs, new research shows. A study by Synovate commissioned by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) shows a...

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • The Poor Performance Disciplinary Dilemma

    Employers are getting it wrong more than right when it comes to dealing with personal grievance claims, and one of the key reasons is failure to follow procedure. Angela Atkins, Human Resources Institute of New Zealand training...

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Managing Recession Stress

    The cracks haven’t yet appeared in New Zealand, but the impact of “staff recession stress” can be significant for employers. Human Resources Institute of New Zealand member, organisational psychologist Eugene Ng provides some advice for employers on...

    • Posted March 10, 2010
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