UPDATE ON STANDARDS IN DEVELOPMENT

Revision of NZS 3122:1995 and NZS 3123:1974

Committee: P3122-3123
Project manager: Mani Taare
Estimated publication date: August 2009
Comments: This is 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). The committee met on 6 April and the draft is being edited prior to release for public comment.

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 was held March 17, and the Committee is now working through action points. The draft is awaiting final changes from the committee before being submitted for pre-publication editing.

Installing insulation – Amendment 1

Committee: P4246 A1
Project manager: Vicki Allison
Estimated publication date: October 2009
Comments: The committee has been constituted and the first meeting is scheduled for early May.

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 early May.

Revision of NZS 3404 Steel structures – Phases 1, 2, & 3

Committee: P3404
Project manager: Jono East
Estimated publication date: June 2009 (NZS 3404 part 1 only)
Comments: A committee meeting was held in February, along with subsequent telephone meetings, to review public comments received on 3404 Part 1. Committee is 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: June 2009
Comments: The committee is revising AS/NZS1547 draft in light of comments received during the ballot stage.

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