Australian Steel Institute

Australian Steel Institute

The Australian Steel Institute (ASI) is the peak industry association representing the complete steel value chain. ASI provides representation, advocacy, technical and marketing leadership and an independent forum to facilitate steel promotion, innovation and industry competitiveness. ASI’s mission is to increase the awareness of the benefits of steel and promote Australian made steel and steelwork as the product of choice.

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Technical Development

Dr Peter Key

Dr Peter Key

Peter is National Technical Development Manager for Australian Steel Institute (ASI). His academic achievements include a Bachelor of Engineering from The University of Sydney with 1st Class Honours and University Medal (prox acc). Postgraduate qualifications include a Doctor of Philosophy from The University of Sydney. Peter is a Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia and he has worked for more than 20 years in the design and construct arena, specialising in large span steel structures. He sits on numerous steel related Standards committees and is a member of the EA Civil and Structures panel in Sydney.
Peter is author of a range of technical publications for ASI, including the Structural Steelwork Fabrication and Erection Code of Practice, design of hollow section connections and updates to design capacity tables.
Recent initiatives that Peter has been involved in include drafting lead for the new AS/NZS 5131 ‘Structural steelwork – fabrication and erection’, drafting of the new ASI ‘National Structural Steelwork Specification’ and development and implementation of the ASI ‘National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme’. Peter also managed publication of the recent ‘Practical Guide to planning the safe erection of steel structures’ in partnership with Multiplex.

 

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