Issue 40 – July 2012
The Department of Building and Housing has issued Practice Advisory 14: long span steel roof trusses in response to the collapse on 18 September 2010 of the Stadium Southland roof in Invercargill, during a snow storm.
The Practice Advisory provides guidance to building owners, territorial authorities, and practising structural engineers.
Summarised from Department of Building and Housing Building Controls Update No. 133