Individual Awards 2016

1 January 2017 Rumer-Grace Archer

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In 2016 our people were recognised for their individual professionalism, expertise, agility and commitment to the industry. 

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Opus reports mixed performance

16 August 2016 Matthew O'Driscoll

Opus International Consultants (Opus) reported a mixed performance for the first six months of 2016 with continuing difficult economic conditions, particularly in Canada and Australia, and weaker margins in New Zealand. In the Half Year ending 30 June, revenue was $236.8m, down 7.4%, and underlying operating earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) were $2.5m, down 78.7%.

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Waikato-Tainui Mitigation Plan commended in the NZPI Best Practice Award

24 May 2016 Matthew O'Driscoll

Close collaboration between Opus, the NZ Transport Agency and Waikato-Tainui led to the development of the Waikato-Tainui Mitigation Plan. This has resulted in the establishment of protocols and measures to address potential cultural and environmental effects throughout the construction and operation of the Hamilton Section of the Waikato Expressway. It sets a new benchmark for addressing cultural impacts, with a shift in focus from effects mitigation to seizing an opportunity for Iwi to reconnect with lost whakapapa and heritage.

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Opus named top engineering company in the UK

May 2016 Matthew O'Driscoll


Global infrastructure company Opus International Consultants (Opus), has been named Company of the Year by the New Civil Engineer (NCE) at this year’s NCE100 Awards in London.

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New strategy targets innovation and key growth opportunities

12 April 2016 Matthew O'Driscoll

Overall, Group revenue and EBIT were down but EBIT in New Zealand increased strongly, by 29%, reflecting reasonable economic conditions and a strong focus over recent years on performance improvement. UK EBIT also rose, by 133% to an all-time high. In contrast there were reductions in Canada and Australia, reflecting the difficult economic conditions and the sharp fall in oil and gas prices and resource prices generally.

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Opus lifts dividend

16 February 2016

Opus International Consultants delivered a much improved New Zealand and United Kingdom performance in 2015 but the Group result was impacted by poor economic conditions in Canada and Australia.

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Opus appoint new GM of marketing and communications

10 February 2016

Global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus) has appointed Katie Mills in the role of General Manager Marketing and Communications.

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Opus appoints global head of people and strategy

17 December 2015

Global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus) has appointed Ingrid Shannon-Smith to their Executive Leadership Team in the role of Director, People & Technical Capital and Strategy.

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Opus Engineer First New Zealander to Win Prestigious International Medal

2 November 2015

Gary Chalmers, a civil engineer from infrastructure consultancy Opus International Consultants (Opus), has become the first New Zealander to receive the prestigious International Medal from the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers.

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Opus scoops two accolades at NZ Transport Agency GEM Awards

25 September 2015

Opus International Consultants (Opus) received two honours at the 2015 NZ Transport Agency GEM awards for its Health & Safety and Environmental work.

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