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Exploring the earthquake disaster risk from NZ's Hikurangi subduction zone

RNZ have explored the risks posed to New Zealand from one of our major fault lines in a sobering article here. Similar risks are shared by many of our neighbours around the Pacific Rim....

May 15, 2024

Continuing the legacy of resilience in New Zealand

Ben was honoured to receive the 2024 Ivan Skinner Award last week! Read the story here! ...

April 18, 2024

Supporting the next generation.

Seismic Shift is proud to have sponsored Joe Squires and Dan Flanaghan in their final year research project as a part of our commitment to the future of our industry. Joe and Dan were industrious, keen to learn, and arrived at some fantastic results. We wish them the best for a bright future....

November 2, 2023

Seismic Shift feature human side of earthquake resilience at global conference.

Ben & Geoff will present at the Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2023 in Vancouver at the end of June.After the Canterbury earthquakes in 2011, Ben Exton was a student shovelling silt from damaged Christchurch homes as part of the volunteer clean-up. Geoff Banks was a practising engineer visiting devastated families in their damaged homes and seeing first-hand the human impacts of that damage.These personal experiences, combined with research on the impact of earthquake damaged h...

June 13, 2023

Moderate quake shakes British Columbia.

The earthquake is a reminder of the continual risks of seismic activity around the Pacific Rim.Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons....

April 14, 2023

Seismic Shift continues to strengthen Pacific Rim connections.

Seismic Shift is flying the flag for Kiwi seismic technologies in Japan this week with a number of key events & meetings scheduled.Co-Founders Geoff & Ben had a great day at City-Tech yesterday and looking forward to more resilience and mitigation discussions today. Always exciting to see the wealth of start-up ideas streaming from all over the globe too!...

February 27, 2023

New Cost Efficiencies for FrontFoot.

We're happy to share an update following our latest round of improvements!This morning's workshop session concluded an enhancement cycle which brought to light substantial reductions in raw materials and manufacturing time, all whilst maintaining top performance. Not only does this lighten our carbon footprint, but the ~30% cost reduction is no-doubt a welcome break for customers at a time of skyrocketing costs around the Pacific Rim....

February 2, 2023

Seismic Shift welcomes Richard Coon as Chairman!

Seismic Shift is very excited to start into 2023 with growth in our team!Experienced Founder, Director and Investor Richard Coon joins us as Chairman. He brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and insight to Seismic Shift ahead of what promises to be our biggest quarter to-date.Seismic Shift will be active across New Zealand, Asia, and North America in the coming months - please reach out if you'd like to chat about minimising the effect of future earthquakes on our communities!...

January 9, 2023

New Zealand's Seismic Hazard Increases

The 2022 update to New Zealand's National Seismic Hazard Model (NSHM) sees increased estimated shaking across much of the country. The New Zealand Herald published a great article on the changes here....

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