Opus International Consultants is to acquire the Australian based rail engineering consultancy, Coffey Rail Pty Ltd and its related company Asia Pacific Rail Pty Ltd. The acquisition will add 50 staff and an office in Victoria to Opus’ operation in Australia, bringing the total number of Opus offices in Australia to 17 with a total staff number of 370. Opus now employs over 2,400 people worldwide.
Opus International Consultants net profit after tax for the six months to 30 June 2011 was $11.3m. This is an 8% uplift on the $10.4m recorded for the same period last year and earned on revenue up $12m to $197m. The result included the benefit of a $1.4m tax credit from the NZ R&D regime.
The Annual Meeting of Opus International Consultants shareholder’s was held today in Wellington. At the meeting Opus Chairman, Kerry McDonald and Managing Director, David Prentice presented their respective reports on the past year.
Today, Chairman, Kerry McDonald of Opus International Consultants reported net profit after tax up by 18% in 2010, on steady revenue of $367 million, at its Annual Meeting held in Wellington.
Opus International Consultants announced today the appointment of two new directors, Dato Seri Ismail Shahudin, and Nik Airina Nik Jaffar. Opus Chairman, Kerry McDonald said the two directors will bring new expertise to the Board and provide international input to the Board’s decision making processes.
Opus International Consultants Ltd announced today the resignation of two Directors from the Opus Board - Abd Rahim Bin Md Noh and Chin Chi Haw.
Global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants, has appointed Huw Edwards B.Sc.(Hons),C.Eng.,M.I.Struct.E to lead its UK operations.
North Vancouver based engineering consultancy Dayton & Knight Ltd is to join global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus).
Dr. David Prentice has been appointed Chief Executive of Opus International Consultants Limited to replace retiring Chief Executive, Dr Kevin Thompson. David is currently Director of Opus in the United Kingdom, based in Bristol.
Opus International Consultants’ net profit after tax for the first half of this year was $10.4 million, well ahead of the $5.1 million profit recorded for the same period last year.