The Kaikoura earthquake road and rail rebuild project has taken out the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award. We’re proud to have played a role in another great New Zealand engineering feat. You can read more about the global award here.
Our colleagues over at Holmes Solutions have the best lives–smashing, bashing and crashing stuff in the name of science, with a side-serving of product invention and development. The Holmes Solutions team were the design geniuses behind the terrifying-yet-amazing AJ Hackett catapult. Take a look at this awesome clip – and don’t forget to give it a try when you’re down south.
In this article, Holmes Consulting CEO, Hamish Nevile, talks about sharing the risk of project work, and how we’ll overcome the current problems the construction industry is feeling. Join the conversation here.
The awesome Perry Bridge, spanning 130m across the mighty Waikato River in Horotiu, has collected a silver award at ACENZ Innovate 2018. You can read more about the project and take a look at all of the winners right here.
Holmes Group CEO, John Hare, talks about the problems New Zealand faces dealing with our seismic environment, and how we can engineer a better New Zealand. You can read the article and comments right here.
We’re celebrating two of our projects announced on the shortlist for ‘the world champs of structural engineering’ – the Institution of Structural Engineering’s annual awards. Waikato’s stunning Perry Bridge and the Airways Control Tower at Wellington Airport are both in the running for the awards, announced in November in London. You can view all the shortlisted entries right here.
Celebrating another victory for the stunning Arts Centre of Christchurch – this time in the Canterbury Heritage Awards. A brilliant project team to be part of. Read a bit more here.
The Christchurch Convention Centre features some exceptional seismic engineering, designed to ensure the structure is robust and resilient in New Zealand’s volatile earthquake environment. In this video, Holmes Technical Director, Bruce Galloway, describes some of the design features of the Centre.