Opus emeritus member, Howard Chapman was elected a Fellow of IPENZ for his contribution to the advancement of engineering practice.
Opus’ John Crawford was awarded the Supreme Technical Award for Engineering Achievers 2013 in the Water, Waste and Amenities category.
Opus’ Pathmanathan Brabhaharan was awarded the Supreme Technical Award for Engineering Achievers 2013 in the Building and Construction category.
Opus International Consultants (Opus) had, in many respects, a very good year in 2012, with revenue up, some important major project wins and strong progress on numerous improvement and business development initiatives.
Gordon Davidson has been appointed as CFO to Opus International Consultants. He is currently CFO of Kiwibank and has an extensive banking background with Bank of Scotland, National Bank and the ANZ.
The Auckland Motorway Alliance (AMA) project won the award for the "Alliance Team of Excellence for Long Term Alliance" at the Alliancing Association of Australasia (AAA) 2012 Awards.
Opus' Milford and Knobs Flat Variable Message Signs (VMS) project won the NZ Engineering Excellence Award for Information, Communication, Electrical and Electronic Technology. This particular project was part of a larger initiative which involved the installation of 96 Regional VMS throughout New Zealand.
The University of Waikato, Law and Management building was highly commended at the 21st AAA Unbuilt Architecture Awards in Auckland.
Hugh Tait, Business Manager of Opus Newcastle was named ‘2012 National Young Professional Engineer of the Year' at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards in Canberra.
Michele Frey, Strategic Planner from Opus' Napier Office was named the ‘2012 Emerging Recreation Leader of the Year' at the New Zealand Recreation Association Awards. The award recognises significant leadership potential of an individual in the recreation industry.