Opus Reports Half–Year Result

12 August 2009

Opus International Consultants Limited’s net profit after tax for the Half Year ended 30 June 2009 was $5.1 million, compared with $9.1 million for the corresponding period in 2008. The decline reflected the impact of the global financial crisis and economic downturn, especially in the United Kingdom and Australia, where Opus had a greater reliance on private sector clients who were more seriously affected by the downturn.

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Innovative Wastewater Treatment Plants Win Award

28 July 2009

Opus International Consultants (Opus) and Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) have won a Silver Award at the recent Association of Consulting Engineers of New Zealand (ACENZ) Awards for their work on the Coromandel Eastern Seaboard Wastewater Treatment Plants project.

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Safety Improvement Study Wins Award

28 July 2009

Opus International Consultants (Opus) have won a Silver Award at the recent Association of Consulting Engineers of New Zealand (ACENZ) Awards for their work on the Karangahake Gorge Road Safety Improvements project.

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Opus Forecasts Solid Full Year Despite a Soft First Half

3 June 2009

Despite difficulties in the UK in the early part of 2009, Opus expects to trade for the full 2009 year in line with market expectations. However, while New Zealand and Canada continue to perform strongly and ahead of last year, and Australia is only moderately weaker, the sharp contraction in the UK economy means that Opus will have a softer than expected (but still positive) first half to 30 June 2009.

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Results of Opus Annual Meeting 2009

15 April 2009

The second Annual Meeting of Shareholders since Opus International Consultants was listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange was held today in Wellington. At the meeting Opus Chairman, Kerry McDonald and Managing Director, Kevin Thompson presented their respective reports on the past year.

The following Resolutions, which were put to shareholders at the meeting today, were passed by shareholders.  

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Opus Annual Meeting for Shareholders

15 April 2009

At today’s Annual Meeting global infrastructure services provider, Opus International Consultants’ Chairman, Kerry McDonald, said the Board was pleased with the year end results for 2008 and that the company had fared comparatively well given the global financial turmoil and depressed equity markets.

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Opus Makes New Management Appointments

31 March 2009

Opus International Consultants is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Rafferty to the position of General Manager Business Development and David Jennings to the position of General Manager Technical.

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New Opus UK Director Optimistic Over Future

20 February 2009

Global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants, has appointed Dr David Prentice to lead its UK operations. In the UK, Opus employs 360 staff in 17 offices, which are spread throughout the country. The company also has 64 offices in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, employing in total 2563 people. Its head office is located in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Opus Performs Well and Exceeds Forecasts

18 February 2009

Opus International Consultants, New Zealand’s largest infrastructure consultancy, has reported another good year. For the year ended 31 December 2008, Revenue was $371.5 million, up 25.4 percent on the previous year and the Net Surplus after Tax was $17.5 million, up 23.4 percent.

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Opus Appoints Two New Directors

1 September 2008

Opus International Consultants announced today the appointment of two new Directors, Keith Watson and Fraser Whineray, both Auckland based businessmen who have considerable experience in international and customer focused businesses.

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