Tag: Seismic Strengthening

“Earthquake-prone buildings policy announced” Building And Construction Minister Maurice Williamson Media Release

Maurice Williamson M.P.“Under a nationally consistent system, an estimated 15,000 to 25,000 earthquake-prone buildings will be identified through assessments within five years of legislation taking effect.  Those building owners will then have another 15 years to carry out strengthening work or have buildings demolished.  The timeframe is five years longer than initially proposed."

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

“How tough should earthquake strengthening requirements be?” National Radio’s Nine To Noon Covers “Building Seismic Performance consultation”

Highly Recommended!

National Radio's Nine To Noon- Kathryn Ryan explores the  issues with panel of guests . The effects on  Heritage and character buildings were discussed.

On the Panel were the following- (more…)