The Waikato Expressway is a NZ$1 billion plus project that will increase journey reliability, provide a safer route and reduce travel time between Auckland and Cambridge by 20 minutes, driving inter-regional and national economic growth and productivity.
The Annual Meeting of Opus International Consultants shareholders was held today in Wellington.
At today’s Annual Meeting Opus International Consultants’ Chairman, Kerry McDonald, reported strong results for 2013.
Opus’ revenue rose 13% to $459.7m and EBIT by 14% to $34.3m. While NPAT was down 2.6% on 2012, Opus’ delivered a Return on Equity of 17.7% compared with the NZX 50 market capitalisation weighted average of 11.2%. The decrease in NPAT mainly reflects higher interest and tax costs.
Trimble Navigation’s Christchurch Office was destroyed by a fire in May 2011 following the February earthquake. The redevelopment proposals presented to Trimble by Opus International Consultants incorporated the Architect’s vision of using the latest timber engineering while incorporating additional floor area to address both their current and future needs.
Opus won the following awards:
Senior Asset Manager, Anna Robak won the 2013 Business School Best Thesis Award at the University of South Australia Business School for her thesis entitled ‘Identifying and monetising the impacts of potable water supply infrastructure investments in New Zealand using stated and revealed preferences’.
Business Manager, Priyani De Silva-Currie has risen to the top in her chosen field and is giving back to the country that embraced her. Click here to read more.
Opus DaytonKnight was awarded the Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon (APEY) 2014 Yukon Engineering Excellence Award for the Carcross Water Treatment Plant.
Opus is to acquire the business of the New South Wales based survey, civil engineering and water design firm, Bowdens Group Australia Pty Ltd, currently located in Parramatta, Sydney.
Opus had a strong year with improved top line performance and increased profitability from its offshore markets.