UPDATE ON STANDARDS IN DEVELOPMENT

Timber framed buildings Committee: P3604
Project Manager: Mani Taare
Estimated Publication Date: 2010
Comments: Formation of the leadership group is complete. The P3604 Technical Committee has been constituted and the first meeting was held on 16 February 2009.

Revision of NZS 3122:1995 and NZS 3123:1974 Committee: P3122-3123
Project Manager: Mani Taare
Estimated Publication Date: August 2009
Comments: A project for the amendment of NZS 3122:1995 Specification for Portland and blended cements (General and special purpose) and revision of NZS 3123:1974 Specification for Portland pozzolan cement (type PP cement). First committee meeting took place on 12 February 2009.

Specification – Seismic performance of engineering systems in buildings Committee: P4219
Project Manager: Stuart Ng
Estimated Publication Date: March 2009
Comments: The final refinements to the clauses of the Standard are being resolved, and the ballot will then be carried out.

Code of Practice for concrete structures for the storage of liquid Committee: P3106 Phase 2
Project Manager: Sonia van Ree
Estimated Publication Date: June 2009
Comments: Public Comment meeting is scheduled for mid March.

Thermal insulation – Housing and small buildings Committee: P4218
Project Manager: Sonia van Ree
Estimated Publication Date: June 2009
Comments: The remainder of the large number of Public Comments received are being worked through by the Committee, Postal ballot will then be carried out, this is expected to be mid April.

Revision of NZS 3404 Steel structures - Phases 1, 2, & 3 Committee: P3404
Project Manager: Jono East
Estimated Publication Date: June 2009
Comments: Committee meeting was held in February to review public comments received on 3404 Part 1. Committee commencing scoping work and revision of Parts 2 & 6.

WS-013 Review of domestic wastewater systems Committee: WS-013
Project Manager: Jono East
Estimated Publication Date: April 2009
Comments: The committee is revising AS/NZS 1547 draft in light of comments received during the ballot stage.

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