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Build 162: Rust never sleeps

1 October 2017

Tips to improve durability
Plus: Who's building New Zealand?

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Corrosion2 This Issue

Feature section: Corrosion and materials degradation

BRANZ is helping improve building materials durability by increasing understanding of the causes of corrosion and materials degradation. Much has been learned about metal fasteners in timber, and adhesives are now also under the microscope.

WhoIs This Issue

Feature section: Who's building New Zealand?

Roles and activities in the construction industry are changing with increasing use of technology and a move to more specialist trades. With the current skills shortage, where could extra people come from?

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