Read press releases about engineering projects, staff achievements and awards we have won from 2008.
Two major projects designed by Beca have won their categories at the 2008 New Zealand Engineering Excellence (NZEE) Awards - the Building and Construction category and the Sustainability and Clean Technology section.
Beca has appointed John Revington as its new Waikato Regional Manager in New Zealand. Beca has recently expanded in Hamilton to include a management services and industrial team, which complements the well-established infrastructure team.
Beca’s Planning team has been awarded a rare honour from the Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand (RMLA) in recognition of the quality of their consultancy for the Victoria Park Tunnel project.
Beca has developed an innovative series of illustrations to communicate the new Integrated Mission Support Squadron (IMSS) within the Royal New Zealand Air Force
Robert Durrant was recently appointed Chairman of the Board of Beca Group Ltd. (BGL) a role he takes over from Gavin Cormack.
Robert (Bob), until recently Beca's MD International, officially took over the role on 1 September 2008.
Beca has announced the recipients of its annual Engineering in Society prizes for University of Canterbury students, recognising young engineers who are likely to make a major contribution to the profession.
Beca and clients have won three top awards at this year's Property Council of New Zealand Rider Hunt Awards. The winning projects in 2008 are the AUT Business School, the SkyCity Grand Hotel and Auckland Airport Pier A passenger segregation.
Beca has won an ACENZ gold award for its project to widen the runways for the Airbus A380 at Melbourne Airport, as well as two silvers and three merit awards for projects in Turkey, Singapore, Tonga and Indonesia.
The Northern Busway on Auckland's North Shore has won a major award for environmental engineering. Each year IPENZ presents the Arthur Mead Environmental Award in recognition of engineering work that best exemplifies care for environmental values.
A new pedestrian bridge on Auckland's North Shore is turning heads with its unique marine-influenced design. The 46-metre bridge, designed by Beca Architects, is part of a 150-metre walkway through bush above the Onepoto basin.