At today’s Annual Meeting Opus International Consultants’ Chairman, Kerry McDonald, reported strong results for 2013.
Opus’ revenue rose 13% to $459.7m and EBIT by 14% to $34.3m. While NPAT was down 2.6% on 2012, Opus’ delivered a Return on Equity of 17.7% compared with the NZX 50 market capitalisation weighted average of 11.2%. The decrease in NPAT mainly reflects higher interest and tax costs.
Trimble Navigation’s Christchurch Office was destroyed by a fire in May 2011 following the February earthquake. The redevelopment proposals presented to Trimble by Opus International Consultants incorporated the Architect’s vision of using the latest timber engineering while incorporating additional floor area to address both their current and future needs.
Opus won the following awards:
Senior Asset Manager, Anna Robak won the 2013 Business School Best Thesis Award at the University of South Australia Business School for her thesis entitled ‘Identifying and monetising the impacts of potable water supply infrastructure investments in New Zealand using stated and revealed preferences’.
Business Manager, Priyani De Silva-Currie has risen to the top in her chosen field and is giving back to the country that embraced her. Click here to read more.
Opus DaytonKnight was awarded the Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon (APEY) 2014 Yukon Engineering Excellence Award for the Carcross Water Treatment Plant.
Opus is to acquire the business of the New South Wales based survey, civil engineering and water design firm, Bowdens Group Australia Pty Ltd, currently located in Parramatta, Sydney.
Opus had a strong year with improved top line performance and increased profitability from its offshore markets.
Opus as part of the Te Rapa Alliance won the Property Council Award for the best Regional Project Team Award. This award is directed to a team who have demonstrated excellence by developing a project that is outstanding in terms of innovation, design, sustainability, profitability, promotes growth, is inspirational and influences future development.
Opus DaytonKnight won an Award of Excellence at the 2013 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala. It was honoured in the Environmental Remediation category for its work on the Harvest Energy Garden in Richmond, B.C.