Opus appoints new Director of International Growth

18 September 2014

Hugh Morrison has been appointed as Opus’ new Director of International Growth.  He will commence the role on 13 October 2014 replacing the incumbent Alec Webster who retires at the end of 2014.

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Avon River Precinct

21 August 2014

The Avon River Precinct featured in World Landscape Architecture Magazine. Click here to read more.

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Opus reports positive half year result

18 August 2014

Opus International Consultants (Opus) has reported a positive result for the first six months of 2014. In the half-year ended 30 June 2014, revenue was $265.4m, a 25% increase over the same period last year and earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) was $14.3m, an increase of 8%. Net profit after tax (NPAT) increased by 6% to $9.9m.

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Success for Opus at the ACENZ Awards

11 August 2014

Opus has been honoured at the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACENZ) 2014 INNOVATE NZ Awards. The ACENZ Innovate Awards attract outstanding and innovative projects from all engineering disciplines and recognise the valuable contribution that engineers make to developing and maintaining sustainable infrastructure in New Zealand.

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Creating Communities

25 July 2014

Canterbury’s residential rebuild is a huge undertaking with over 11, 000 homes lost due to earthquake damage and around 100, 000 houses needing to be repaired or rebuilt. Learn more about how we are helping Cantabrians move forward with the residential rebuild by clicking here.

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Asset Rich

10 July 2014

Opus' Global Asset Management team members, Anna Robak and Tony Porter explain why New Zealand is seen as one of the leading forces of asset management in the latest Insight magazine.  Click here to view.

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IPWEA Conference - Best Paper

9 July 2014

Simon Bush, Principal Engineer - Structures Asset Management won the Hynds’ Best Paper at the IPWEA conference. His paper used a SimCity analogy, calling for asset managers to model service users and decision makers as well as assets, and his proof of concept showed how freight hauliers might change their routes and, in turn express dissatisfaction with their service provider based on reduced bridge reliability. 

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Opus brand wins Graphis Award

9 July 2014

The Opus brand was awarded a silver Graphis Award.  The awards recognise published works from some of the best talent in design, advertising, and photography and are a bastion of excellence in design and visual imagery.  Opus will be included in the resulting Graphis Design Annual. 

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Meritorious Service Award

9 July 2014

Mike Dunn, Principal Fire Engineer received an Annual Meritorious Service Award – the Committee of the Year Award, as a member of the P4541 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems Committee. The award recognises the Committee’s reputation as a group of individuals who operate as a team drawing on the wisdom, technical skills, and talents of each member, and that works towards common goals. 

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Best Paper Award, Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia

9 July 2014

Warren Bird, Work Group Manager - Water Resources won Best Paper at the IPWEA Conference.   Warren's paper outlines findings from his team’s international review of safety risks posed by stormwater assets and the subsequent development of a GIS-based tool for identifying and scoring risks posed to members of the public. 

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