Experts Share Best Practice in Highways Asset Management

8 June 2016

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Global infrastructure consultancy Opus International Consultants (Opus) as part of the Whole Client Service, a delivery team comprised of Hertfordshire County Council and its joint venture partner Arup who together manage and maintain the highway network for Hertfordshire, is hosting a highway seminar to share best practice in Highways Asset Management.

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Remote imaging system will spot structural corrosion from 100m away

6 June 2016

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Scientists are developing technology capable of detecting the level of rust on metal structures such as bridges from up to 100m away.

The project, involving Nottingham Trent University and Opus International Consultants, could save tens of millions of pounds a year in surveying costs and remove the need for potentially dangerous inspections.

It will help to inform crucial decisions about when to repair or decommission structures including bridges, footbridges, pylons, culverts, station canopies, roof structures and tunnel linings.

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Disruptive Change in Transport Webinar

24 May 2016

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As part of the ICE’s Lunch and Learn sessions, Opus’ Steve Draper (Technical Director Asset Management UK) presented a complimentary lunchtime webinar on ‘Disruptive Change in Transport’ on Friday 6th May. Steve’s talk covered how asset managers should respond to the changing technical and environmental landscape of transportation.

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Opus Continues to Champion Women in Construction

7 April 2016

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Opus International Consultants (Opus) attended the 10th Women in Construction Awards at The Palace Hotel in Manchester last month.

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Stations - Improving Connections in the North

1 April 2016

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Opus has been appointed to provide engineering services for a new £7 million railway station to be built in the town of Maghull, on the Merseyrail Northern Line.

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Opus lifts dividend

16 February 2016

Opus International Consultants delivered a much improved New Zealand and United Kingdom performance in 2015 but the Group result was impacted by poor economic conditions in Canada and Australia.

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Opus proud to support Welsh developments

5 January 2016

Opus International Consultants (Opus) has been appointed by the National Procurement Service (NPS) onto their Phase 3 Framework for Additional Services - Geotechnical. Work will be carried out by the Cardiff and Wrexham offices, and follows previous successful wins with the NPS on both the Phase 1 (Structures) and Phase 2 (Infrastructure) Frameworks. Opus is now the only consultancy providing multi-disciplinary, structural, civils, highways, traffic and transportation, and geotechnical services for all price bands in every region of Wales.

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Opus appoints global head of people and strategy

17 December 2015

Global infrastructure consultancy, Opus International Consultants (Opus) has appointed Ingrid Shannon-Smith to their Executive Leadership Team in the role of Director, People & Technical Capital and Strategy.

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Opus Engineer First New Zealander to Win Prestigious International Medal

2 November 2015

Gary Chalmers, a civil engineer from infrastructure consultancy Opus International Consultants (Opus), has become the first New Zealander to receive the prestigious International Medal from the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers.

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Opus wins at Brownfield Briefing Awards

26 October 2015

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Opus International Consultant (Opus), in collaboration with Fairhursts Design Group and the University of Nottingham, scooped the prestigious national award for “Best Sustainable Building on a Brownfield Site” at the Brownfield Briefing Awards, for work at the University of Nottingham’s GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry.

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