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What do comic books and compliance have in common?

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:28 pm | Aurecon

In Aurecon’s latest Just Imagine blog post, John Callaghan , Global Director, Major Projects argues that although the business world today is increasingly complex, in the face of complexity, our solutions need to stay simple. More >>

A shifting climate drives Australia’s top design award

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:53 pm | Aurecon

As more severe and volatile weather patterns continue to threaten Australia’s crucial infrastructure, Good Design Australia has awarded its ‘ Good Design Award of the Year’* – its highest recognition, to global engineering and infrastructure advisory ... More >>

Is Passion the Missing Ingredient in Today’s Workforce?

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 2:20 pm | Aurecon

Unengaged. Unmotivated. Uninspired. Do these three words describe your workforce? Research suggests that 87 percent of America’s workforce fails to reach its full potential. Why? It’s simple – they lack passion for their work. More >>

"Once upon a time," said the engineer...

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 2:23 pm | Aurecon

The story of humankind is essentially one fantastic read, peppered with drama, tragedy and hair-raising exploits of heroism. From the first rock paintings through to Facebook, humanity has had a penchant for posting its legacy on walls. More >>

Is it okay to think you are awesome?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 12:53 pm | Aurecon

The ‘obvious’ usually isn’t. That which friends and colleagues see ‘as plain as the nose on your face’ can be incredulous to the nose bearer. And without someone sticking a mirror in front of you, how well do you see your nose? More >>

Is the bureaucracy of democracy bogging down our future?

Friday, 12 May 2017, 12:09 pm | Aurecon

In Aurecon’s latest Just Imagine blog post, Nick Gordge explores the stagnating effects of democratisation on delivering efficient services and infrastructure that meet our future needs. In today’s fast-tracked world, what are we going to do to ... More >>

Don't beat Millennials - join 'em!

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:55 pm | Aurecon

Millennials. Employers have denounced them as a generation who require constant affirmation in order to get hard work out of them. But what if we have it all wrong? What if the secret to our techno-centric future is unequivocally tied up not so much in our ... More >>

Where would we be today without WiFi?

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 1:28 pm | Aurecon

Where would we be today without WiFi? No more hotspots. No cool internet cafés. Our ‘mobile’ devices would be far less mobile. Or what would life be like without the microwave? TV dinners would never be the same. What many of us don’t know, ... More >>

There’s more to ‘courting’ clients than ‘swiping right’

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 3:29 pm | Aurecon

Would you pop the big question to the special person in your life via an SMS text, tweet or Facebook? If you’re hoping for a “yes!”, then perhaps social media wouldn’t be your number one choice. There are just some things that are better ... More >>

Why wearing your heart on your sleeve is right

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 4:30 pm | Aurecon

The classic corporate leader image is steely, guarded, unflinching. Focused on business performance and outputs, with no need to delve deeper into personal interaction with their team members. However, studies are finding that a traditional, one-dimensional ... More >>

Just Imagine: The drawing power of imperfection

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 3:01 pm | Aurecon

Nothing says ‘forever’ quite like a diamond does. Cubic zirconia, on the other hand, may ring of ‘prenuptial’ in your partner’s ears. Why is that? Because, quite simply, manmade cannot rival the ‘real thing’. Anyone knows that a real ... More >>

NZ’s investment in infrastructure creating jobs

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:25 am | Aurecon

Global engineering and advisory firm Aurecon, will be recruiting approximately 30 graduates around the country[1] in 2017, as part of its annual graduate recruitment programme. More >>

Can inexperience lead us into the future?

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 12:54 pm | Aurecon

We are living in a world where the most powerful people are not necessarily the smartest or the most experienced. Change is happening and it will not wait for you to get used to it. Economies are being disrupted faster than the metamorphic rate ... More >>

The key to thinking big is in thinking small!

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 3:11 pm | Aurecon

The earth is in a bit of a pickle (pun intended). According to the World Bank , we will need to produce 50% more food to feed 9 billion mouths on the planet by 2050. Couple this reality with the bullying blow of climate change on the head of traditional ... More >>

Are you willing to give up the steering wheel?

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:32 pm | Aurecon

Imagine, in a few years’ time, you’re standing on a street corner waiting for your Uber to arrive. It turns up, exactly when it said it would, but there’s no driver. Would you climb in? Are you ready to put your faith in driverless technology? More >>

Aurecon appoints new Global Leader in Asset Management

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 1:07 pm | Aurecon

The growing demand for life-cycle asset management services has prompted global engineering and advisory firm Aurecon to appoint Dr Abe Nezamian as its Global Leader in Asset Management. More >>

Auckland girls’ school sets new engineering record

Friday, 12 August 2016, 3:35 pm | Aurecon

Two students from Diocesan School for Girls constructed a bridge which held over 300 kg of weight at the recent Aurecon Bridge Building Competition in Auckland. The load weight was unprecedented at the annual competition, exceeding the load cell’s ... More >>

Aurecon builds its Advisory Practice with new appointments

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 2:32 pm | Aurecon

14 June 2016: The CEO of engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon, Giam Swiegers, today announced a number of new leadership appointments as the global firm ramped up its investment in its advisory practice to support a growing demand for ... More >>

Shifting the focus from illness to wellness

Monday, 16 May 2016, 12:54 pm | Aurecon

Just imagine if our healthcare system followed ‘Doctor’s orders’ and took a ‘prevention is better than cure’ approach. Just imagine caring for people away from hospitals instead of in them. Just imagine a future health journey with the ... More >>

Inspiring students to influence tomorrow’s infrastructure

Monday, 4 April 2016, 12:45 pm | Aurecon

From small beginnings in classrooms across Australia and New Zealand to designing tomorrow’s greatest pieces of infrastructure, Aurecon’s reimagined Bridge Building Competition 2016 will offer participants ‘real-world’ experience of what they ... More >>

 

 

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