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Roof edge protection equipment draft standards
and Standards New Zealand have released drafts DR02001 and DR02002
roof edge protection equipment for public comment.
and interested parties were invited to comment during March.
The new drafts
cover general requirements in part one and installation and dismantling
requirements in part two.
Copies of the
document are available free from the Standards New Zealand website,
a hard copy of the document can be bought from the Standards New
Zealand sales section for $20 + GST.
Seminars cover changes to contracts
with the new proposed Construction Contracts Act (CCA) are being
highlighted in a series of seminars being held throughout New Zealand.
organised by BRANZ and called `The Money-Go-Round', set out to prepare
members of the building and construction industry for the new framework
under the act. Contractors and subcontractors will be most affected
although there are changes for all sectors.
include allocation of risk in the building process, an overview
of different types of building contracts such as lump sum, labour
only and shared risk. Legal obligations and how to protect themselves
from risk in building contracts will also be discussed with participants.
began in March and continue through April. The cost is $50 per person,
reasonable grounds' seminar
An annual training
seminar is being held by the Building Officials Institute of New
Zealand. The focus for the conference builds on last year's theme,
How can you, as a building official, be satisfied `on reasonable
speaker, David Kirkpatrick of Simpson Grierson, will address that
Phillip O'Sullivan will speak on weathertightness at the seminar.
Other speakers cover a diverse range of subjects, such as damages
and costs, expansive clays, giving evidence as an expert witness
in court, swimming pool fencing and advice on windows and timber