Opus Finalists in Rail Staff Awards

13 October 2015

Robert Hodges

Engineering Consultant, Opus International Consultants (Opus) were finalists in this year's RailStaff Awards.  These awards are in their 9th year and focus on the achievements of people who work in the rail industry.

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Key Appointments for Opus

13 October 2015

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Opus International Consultants, the global engineering consultancy has appointed Steve Draper as the Technical Director of Asset Management as a key part of its growth plans in transport and infrastructure.

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asset management best practice seminar

13 October 2015

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Andy Tovey (Director – Highways) from Opus International Consultants (Opus) will present on best practice in asset management at the North East of England Technical Lunch on 23rd October, which encompasses the wider area of best practice for road maintenance.

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Local sixth formers get a taste for engineering

14 September 2015

Sixth Form students from McAuley Catholic School in Cantley, Doncaster took part in an Engineering and Surveying Careers afternoon with Engineering Consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus) recently.  

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Opus targets HS2 as approved supplier

1 September 2015

Global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus) is now an approved supplier for HS2 and is keen to explore the opportunities generated from this major infrastructure project.

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Opus reports robust group result

18 August 2015

Opus International Consultants (Opus) has reported a robust result for the first six months of 2015. In the half-year ended 30 June 2015, earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) increased by 40% to $20.0m, and net profit after tax (NPAT) increased by 60% to $15.9m.

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Further appointment for Opus via NPS Framework in Wales

3 August 2015

Opus International Consultants (Opus) has been appointed to provide multi-disciplinary consultancy services for the construction of a new science block at Treorchy Comprehensive School in South Wales.   The current building is outdated and the new block will provide state of the art laboratory facilities for the school’s 1600 pupils.  Civil, structural and geotechnical engineering services will be provided by Opus, with surveying services delivered by Tower Surveys. 

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Opus RNLI Scheme at Mumbles wins ICE Designed in South East Award 2015

3 August 2015

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Following on from Opus’ success last month in the Green Apple awards, we are proud to announce another award win for Mumbles Pier refurbishment and new RNLI Lifeboat Station.  The Institution of Civil Engineers South East England Awards 2015 “Designed in the South East” was presented to Opus, beating off stiff competition from Network Rail’s “AssetCoast”, the much publicised wreck removal of the Costa Concordia and the London Gateway Port in the finals.

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Hat trick for Opus

29 July 2015

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Opus is delighted to have won another award for Leadership & People Development held on the 17 July in York. It was awarded by Constructing Excellence South Yorkshire & Humber. In under a year, this is the third award Opus has won for people development.

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RNLI scheme wins Green Apple GOLD Award for Architectural Heritage

21 July 2015


Mumbles new RNLI slipway lifeboat station and pier head refurbishment scheme has won the prestigious GOLD award for Built Environment & Architectural Heritage at the Green Apple Awards 2015. The scheme, designed by Opus International Consultants (Opus) in Fareham, was selected from over 200 entrants to receive this accolade, which is awarded by The Green Association to the greenest companies, councils and communities.

The derelict Victorian pier head was re-engineered to incorporate a new generation lifeboat station whilst preserving and re-using as much of the original features as possible. Alternative nesting ledges to accommodate the Kittiwake colony displaced from the pier head were attached to the old lifeboat station, adjacent to the pier, for the duration of the works. Driven piles were selected to avoid arisings associated with bored piles which would have smothered the nearby oyster beds.

Successfully commissioned in January/February 2014, the works provided the required enhanced rescue service as well as boosting tourist visits to the reopened pier head.
The Green Apple Awards are supported by the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Chartered Institution for Wastes Management and other independent bodies.