Leading global infrastructure company Opus International Consultants (Opus) has appointed Dr Ray Hickey as Principal Asset Manager to lead growth in the transport, buildings and water sectors.
Opus is now able to provide clients with land contamination assessment reports under the National Quality Mark Scheme for Land Contamination Management (NQMS), following Jon English’s (Technical Principal – Contaminated Land) appointment as a Suitably Qualified Person (SQP).
Congratulations to Gillian Steele, our Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, who has fought off tough competition to be awarded 2nd place out of the "super six" finalist in the prestigious New Civil Engineer Graduate Awards 2016.
Opus’ Cardiff office has achieved certification under BRE Global’s BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification Scheme.
The certification scheme assesses whether businesses have the capability to use advanced 3D modelling tools and have the standards, methods, procedures (SMPs), skilled staff and infrastructure in place to ensure strict compliance with the UK’s Level 2 BIM mandate.
Opus International Consultants (Opus) has been appointed on Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) Transport Professional Services Framework to provide Highway Asset & Network Management Professional Services starting on 1st August 2016.
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.
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.
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.
Opus International Consultants (Opus) attended the 10th Women in Construction Awards at The Palace Hotel in Manchester last month.
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.