The Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) won an award at the Champion Canterbury Business Awards. The Awards recognise excellence, passion and success in the contribution businesses make to the vitality of the Canterbury region. The Champion Infrastructure Award recognises smart service providers of infrastructure or utilities in helping the community to thrive and prosper, and some of the criteria include their point of difference and people management.
Opus won the Project Management Team of the Year award at the 2013 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards. The Award recognises the Te Rapa Alliance, made up of Opus, the NZTA and Fulton Hogan, for their work on the Te Rapa section of the 120km Waikato Expressway.
The Auckland Landscape Architecture team received a Distinction Award for their excellent work on NZTA's Onewa Interchange at the NZILA Resene Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Awards. The landscape design dealt sustainably with the challenging estuarine conditions, and enhanced the existing environment for local bird and plant life and road users.
Jack Lee, Vice President of Operations in North Vancouver, was inducted as a Fellow of Engineers Canada at an Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) Awards ceremony.
Opus DaytonKnight was awarded the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – British Columbia (ACEC-BC) 2013 Engineering Award of Merit for the Harvest Energy Garden Project.
The Auckland Motorway Alliance (AMA) won a New Zealand Transport Agency 'Going the Extra Mile' Award recognising their dedication to customer care. The AMA was recognised in the Innovations in Customer Care for Maintenance category.
Opus Chief Executive, David Prentice was elected a Fellow of IPENZ for his role in developing the international reach of the New Zealand consulting engineering industry.
Opus emeritus member, Howard Chapman was elected a Fellow of IPENZ for his contribution to the advancement of engineering practice.
Opus’ John Crawford was awarded the Supreme Technical Award for Engineering Achievers 2013 in the Water, Waste and Amenities category.
Opus’ Pathmanathan Brabhaharan was awarded the Supreme Technical Award for Engineering Achievers 2013 in the Building and Construction category.