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Why are we still building cold and damp homes?

Friday, 16 August 2019, 2:15 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

A recently released Otago University study has provided further evidence that low-quality housing is a significant problem in Aotearoa. This has prompted the Chief Executive of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACENZ) Paul Evans to question “why ... More >>

Review identifies positive infrastructure delivery changes

Friday, 16 August 2019, 1:05 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

A report published this week by the Infrastructure Transaction Unit, within Treasury, examined issues associated with the use of New Zealand Standard Conditions of Contract for Building and Civil Engineering, in public sector-initiated construction projects. ... More >>

NPS on productive land - a balanced approach is needed

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:11 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Paul Evans, Chief Executive of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACENZ), is advocating a balanced approach to the development of productive land. More >>

Mangere Wastewater Plant upgrade wins gold at ACENZ

Saturday, 10 August 2019, 11:19 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

The $144M Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade won Gold Award at the 54th ACENZ Innovate Awards held in Christchurch on 9 August 2019. The project was designed to address current and future population growth in Auckland and was the largest single-site ... More >>

State of the art Wellington building wins gold at ACENZ

Saturday, 10 August 2019, 11:19 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

The quality design of a new, visually inspiring building at 20 Customhouse Quay in Wellington has been recognised with a Gold Award at the 54th ACENZ Innovate Awards held in Christchurch on 9 August 2019. Dunning Thornton Consultants became involved ... More >>

New water regulator a vital move

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10:12 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Paul Evans, Chief Executive of the Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ), applauds the Government’s move to create a new regulator to monitor the way drinking water is managed in Aotearoa. The new proposal stems from the inquiry ... More >>

Electric vehicles can’t be our only focus

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 10:58 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

“Recently released figures showing that more New Zealanders are considering purchasing an electric vehicle are heartening, but it’s only a part of the puzzle,” says Paul Evans, Chief Executive of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACENZ). A ... More >>

Pedestrianisation of Auckland street the “right way to go.”

Friday, 26 July 2019, 5:15 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Chief Executive of the Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) Paul Evans has come out in support of the pedestrianisation of High St in Auckland. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Council planning committee chair Councillor Chris Darby have ... More >>

Kiwis want climate change leadership from government

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 4:43 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Chief Executive of the Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) Paul Evans says there is a real appetite for central government to play a much stronger role in enabling local responses to climate change. This follows the release of results ... More >>

Why AA plans for easing traffic are (mostly) a bad idea

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 9:16 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Tackling Auckland’s traffic congestion will require an integrated approach to transport solutions says Paul Evans, Chief Executive of the Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ). More >>

Top major NZ engineering projects were recognised at awards

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 5:01 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

This year’s Awards of Excellence, held on Friday, 2nd September at the Ellerslie Events Centre in Auckland recognized 20 award winning projects from New Zealand and international locations. The INNOVATE Awards acknowledge and honour innovative and ... More >>

NZ projects among winners at Centenary Awards in Barcelona

Monday, 30 September 2013, 12:45 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

New Zealand has won two one-off Awards of Merit and a prestigious company award at the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) Centenary Awards held in Barcelona, Spain. FIDIC represents global consulting engineering interests in ... More >>

Stormwater specialist Allan Leahy wins ACENZ President Award

Monday, 13 August 2012, 1:12 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Stormwater specialist Allan Leahy has won the Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) President’s Award for 2012. The ACENZ President’s Award is present to an individual within the membership to recognise outstanding service and ... More >>

Radar simulator and earthquake team among top winners

Monday, 30 July 2012, 12:47 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Radar simulator and earthquake team among top winners of INNOVATE NZ Awards A radar training simulator for the RNZAF’s upgraded Orion aircraft and the Christchurch earthquakes land damage assessment team are among projects taking top honours in ... More >>

Winners of ACENZ INNOVATE NZ Awards of Excellence 2011

Sunday, 7 August 2011, 10:26 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

The best of engineering design in New Zealand has been celebrated at the ACENZ INNOVATE NZ Awards of Excellence 2011. The awards, organised by the Association of Consulting Engineers NZ (ACENZ), celebrate innovation in design and execution of consulting ... More >>

Finalists in innovation awards

Friday, 1 July 2011, 2:02 pm | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Multi-storey buildings incorporating New Zealand-first earthquake technology, and one of the most remote road transport projects ever undertaken in this country are among finalists in the INNOVATE NZTM Awards of Excellence 2011. More >>

Western Ring Route Announcement Hailed

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 11:05 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

The Association of Consulting Engineers (ACENZ) and the New Zealand Contractors’ Federation (NZCF) have welcomed the announcement of funding approval to complete the Western Ring Route. More >>

NZ Govt “looking forward” on sustainability

Thursday, 18 February 2010, 10:09 am | Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

The President of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) has hailed Minister for the Environment Nick Smith as one of the most well informed politicians he has met. More >>

 

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