Opus International Consultants net profit after tax for the six months to 30 June 2011 was $11.3m. This is an 8% uplift on the $10.4m recorded for the same period last year and earned on revenue up $12m to $197m. The result included the benefit of a $1.4m tax credit from the NZ R&D regime.
At the Queensland Heritage Awards, Opus received the Queensland Heritage Council Gold Award for Heritage Conservation for the Mt Spec Road and Little Crystal Creek, Conservation Management Plan.
Opus, in association with Sinclair Knight Merz, won an ACENZ Gold Award of Excellence for the long term Wastewater Network Strategic Improvement Project with North Shore City Council. This Award was presented in recognition of an outstanding project.
Devonport's new Navy Museum by Opus in conjunction with Herriot + Melhuish Architecture and Dave Pearson Architects has won the Auckland NZIA Award.
The Newmarket Railway Station project in Auckland was the recipient of a New Zealand Architecture Award in the category of Urban Design.
The Annual Meeting of Opus International Consultants shareholder’s was held today in Wellington. At the meeting Opus Chairman, Kerry McDonald and Managing Director, David Prentice presented their respective reports on the past year.
Today, Chairman, Kerry McDonald of Opus International Consultants reported net profit after tax up by 18% in 2010, on steady revenue of $367 million, at its Annual Meeting held in Wellington.
The Sheffield Accommodation for Alcohol Rehabilitation won a South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Award. Opus undertook the engineering design for the scheme which received a high 'Ecohomes rating' and won in the category 'Best Partnership with a Local Authority.'
The East Taupo Arterial project was awarded the prestigious ‘project award’ by the New Zealand Planning Institute. The East Taupo Arterial (ETA) is a new 16km section of the national roading network along the eastern outskirts of Taupo. The Opus team included staff from Taupo, Auckland, Hamilton, Pukekohe, Whakatane, Napier, Tauranga and Wellington.
Opus was awarded the Nancy Northcroft Practice Award - Highly Commended at the Planning Institute.