IPWEA2019

10 July 2019 Chloe Brigden

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Of the countless conversations that took place at this year’s IPWEA Conference, we’ve rounded up the top-three for those that couldn’t make the event. 

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WSP Opus to help reconnect Manawatu

2 July 2019 Kate Palmer

Manawatu gorge flythrough

Leading design and engineering consultancy WSP Opus is delighted to be part of the successful Advance Alliance, selected by the NZ Transport Agency as the preferred tenderer to deliver the Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project.

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Dangerous driving spot sees NZ-first safety innovation

27 June 2019 Kate Palmer

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Users of a notorious Waikato intersection will benefit from an innovative road safety solution – the first of its kind in New Zealand.

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Global Wind Day - the (b)low down on NZ's wind generation

14 June 2019 Chloe Brigden

Global Wind Day 2019 wsp opus

In celebration of Global Wind Day - we caught up with Principal Mechanical Engineer, Nigel Matuschka.

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The digital revolution

13 June 2019 Kate Palmer

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Dan Jurgens, WSP Opus Technical Director, Digital Engineering, looks at how digital engineering is transforming the industry. This article first appeared in Engineering New Zealand’s EG magazine, Issue 7/2019.

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Action on climate gains speed

11 June 2019 Kate Palmer

Climate change

Today Auckland Council was the fifth local authority in New Zealand to declare a climate emergency, joining Environment Canterbury Regional Council, Nelson City Council and Kapiti Coast District Council.

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Passionate restoration gets judges tick

10 June 2019 Kate Palmer

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A restoration project for one of Canterbury’s prized buildings carried out by WSP Opus and Higgs Construction has been recognised with a swathe of industry awards.

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Auckland Harbour Bridge gets lit

5 June 2019 Kate Palmer

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An innovative new system, designed by WSP Opus, is lighting the way for users of the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

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Quick facts about New Zealand’s air quality

4 June 2019 Chloe Brigden

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New Zealand nears the top of the leader board for best air quality in the world. In 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) ranked New Zealand highly. This was supported by the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) in the Our Air 2018 Report – painting a picture of improved air quality in New Zealand since 2016. 

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