South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Award

April 2011

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.' 

New Zealand Planning Institute - 2011 Project Award

April 2011

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. 

Nancy Northcroft Planning Practice Award

April 2011

Opus was awarded the Nancy Northcroft Practice Award - Highly Commended at the Planning Institute.

Fulton-Downer Gold Medal - The President's Award

March 2011

Opus received the Fulton-Downer Gold Medal - The President's Award, on behalf of the engineers who were active in the response phase following the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to public service. The award particularly recognises those involved in building safety evaluation, urban search and rescue and restoration of infrastructural utility services.