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HEB Construction strives to be a benchmark in construction and the partner of choice in a changing world because the future is being built today. HEB Construction designs and builds structures and infrastructure that addresses the major issues facing society – global warming, population growth, burgeoning urbanisation, and increasing mobility. The success of its projects rests on attentiveness, respect, social and environmental engagement, and strong stakeholder partnerships built on trust. HEB Construction has been in the construction business in New Zealand for over 35 years. They’re proud to belong to the VINCI Group, as part of the VINCI Construction International Network. Together HEB and VINCI provide a combination of New Zealand-based experience, backed by the global expertise, technical know-how, and the financial resources of one of the largest construction companies in the world.
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Hynds Pipe Systems Ltd is the supply partner of choice for New Zealand’s civil construction industry, specialising in water and infrastructure based solutions. Established in 1973, Hynds is a family-owned business which has built its reputation on customer service, customised solutions and innovation. Their nationwide network of engineered product managers, contract account managers, and 32 branches, stock and sell a comprehensive range of product including concrete pipes, manholes, precast structures, surface drainage channel and grate, plastic pipe systems, ductile iron fittings and valves, including speciality butterfly and knifegate valves.
Hynds knowledgeable sales and technical team also work with contractors, consultants and councils to design customised solutions for complex drainage, water supply and waste treatment situations. Employing over 700 people, Hynds remain committed to quality management and accredited operating systems. Hynds Water is a specialist division within the Hynds Group, established to provide expert technical support for New Zealand’s water infrastructure industry. The team of watermain experts are based at a dedicated branch in Albany Auckland, with product available nationwide. Representing world leading brands, our comprehensive range includes valves and hydrants, mechanical couplers, tapping bands, pipe fittings, and associated pipe.
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2020 marked the 150th anniversary of WSP in Aotearoa New Zealand. From the earliest roads and railways that connected communities, to the power stations that created energy for the nation, the airports that have connected Aotearoa to the rest of the world and enabled regional growth, and the buildings that facilitate democracy, health and learning, WSP has been there. First as the Public Works Department, evolving into Ministry of Works, Works Consultancy Services, Opus, WSP Opus, and now WSP. The history of WSP is the history of the built environment in Aotearoa. 150 years on they’re proud to have the blueprint of Aotearoa in their DNA and to be involved in the projects that will continue to connect and support us for generations to come.
Aon is a leading provider of insurance broking, risk management and associated services in New Zealand and around the globe. Aon is proud to be a long-term supporter of ACE New Zealand and consulting engineers throughout New Zealand. From Kerikeri to Invercargill, Aon is the only broker in New Zealand that has the capability to provide a local service, no matter where you are. Their dedicated teams are on hand around the country, providing service and advice on a local, regional, national and global scale. From quote to claims management, we’re with you every step of the way.
Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB) is a division of Auckland Unlimited – Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland’s economic and cultural agency. ACB is focused on advocating for and growing Auckland as a business event destination. Business events bring people together to exchange knowledge and ideas, strengthen relationships, attract investment and talent flows, and create new jobs for the people of Tāmaki Makaurau. Whatever kind of business event you’re planning, from small one-day meetings or conferences to large-scale multi-day conventions or indulgent incentive travel programmes, Auckland has the venues, services, accommodation and exciting experiences set amongst spectacular landscapes, that will leave you nothing short of impressed and inspired. The expert team at ACB is here to support you – and our services are completely FREE!
Beca is one of Asia Pacific’s largest independent advisory, design and engineering consultancies. After a century of operation, we have grown from a family-owned business to one of the most progressive, client-centric professional services consultancies in our region. We have more than 3,300 employees in 21 offices around the world and have delivered projects in more than 70 countries.
‘Creative people together transforming our world’ is our vision. It reflects our culture, our aspirations and our purpose – to make everyday better. We create value through understanding and delivering successful solutions, exceptional service and our enduring relationships, and use our skills and systems to empower innovation; helping our clients shape communities, optimise their assets and streamline their operations.
Communities are fundamental to Stantec. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. They are designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.
Thinkproject is a global leader of intelligence software for the design, build and operate phases of an asset lifecycle, helping make informed, data-driven decisions. Digital innovation is at the forefront of their design, project delivery and asset operation solutions for the infrastructure sector.
RAMM is the asset and work management solution, connecting all stakeholders in single source of truth. RAMM is a geospatial, cloud-based solution for any asset class and type, in any location, at any time. With the software transforming to achieve true data visualisation with interactive schematics and plans, 3D models, and digital twins, RAMM is leading-edge technology for the transport, utilities and facilities management sectors.
Veolia contributes to human progress by firmly committing to the sustainable development goals set by the UN to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. It is with this aim in mind that Veolia sets itself the task of resourcing the world through its environmental services business because continuing human development is only possible if economic, social and environmental issues are addressed as an indivisible whole. Veolia collaborates closely with you to understand your challenges and connect you to technical specialists and global expertise to support developing locally relevant solutions. As the leader in asset management and an O&M contractor, supported by integrated digital platforms, Veolia’s ability to seamlessly deliver full-cycle asset management services, will enable you to maximise returns on scarce budgets, and deliver the solutions that make life better for the communities you serve.
Waugh Infrastructure Management is a niche consultancy that assists governments and councils with the full range of infrastructure asset management planning, from strategic planning and policy development, through to operational service delivery.
Waugh provides industry leadership within the New Zealand local government infrastructure management field, developing widely used guidance and templates designed to meet legislative and industry requirements. Waugh are infrastructure management specialists with wide domain expertise, who enjoy being part of your team and assisting in delivering the outcomes you require.
Abley is a specialist New Zealand owned transport and location intelligence consultancy. From saving lives on our roads to unleashing the power of data, Abley can provide clarity and empower people to make better decisions for communities and future generations.
Our transport system has a key role in reducing carbon emissions whilst developing a resilient transport network that contributes to economic development and community wellbeing. Abley offer insightful solutions and empowering advice to governments, local councils, land developers and a range of other organisations to address sustainability challenges, by mitigating and adapting to climate change through transport. Together, Abley can solve transport challenges, unlock insights in data, and use technology to empower smarter decisions.
Aquatech Solutions is a specialist engineering company offering a wide range of quality products and solutions for the rehabilitation of water and drainage networks.
Aquatech’s products include Aquapipe Trenchless water-main and pressure pipeline relining, Aqualiner Sleeve repair systems for both pressure and non-pressure applications, Aquaseal caulking gun applied waterstop sealant designed to seal leaking structures and stop leaks instantly, Aquawrap Butyl Rubber sleeve designed to provide a watertight seal around MH, pipe or box culvert joints and Aqualocator plastic pipe and metal locators which are designed to detect any pipe material including fibre optic cables at of depths <15m. They’re also designed to work well even on uneven terrain, long grass, landscape features and high water tables where GPR is not suitable.
beforeUdig is an online service which enables anyone undertaking excavation works to obtain information on the location of cables, pipes and other utility assets in and around any proposed dig site, helping to protect themselves and valuable assets during these works. In most cases it provides a ‘one stop shop’ for contractors to communicate about their planned activities with member utilities and authorities.
Conhur specialises in dredging and dewatering sludge and silts, sludge surveys, digester cleaning and large bore PE pipe welding. Since 1999, Conhur have earned a reputation as an innovative and professional contractor, with a history of completing projects on time and budget, while maintaining exemplary quality and safety standards.
Deighton Associates Limited (Deighton) is one of the world leaders in providing asset management systems and expertise at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels for agencies around the world. Recognised as the premier software product for infrastructure asset management, dTIMS® is used to manage large infrastructure networks in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, and the United States. These infrastructure networks include hundreds of thousands of miles of pavements, thousands of bridges, and millions of waste water, storm water, and fresh water distribution pipe assets.
Exeloo crafts public toilets with intelligence and design. Their toilets are manufactured using the finest materials for long life and with sustainability in mind. They create hygienic, comfortable and respectful environments for everyone and all abilities and as a specialist, they understand the safety dynamics of public toilets. Exeloo has pioneered touchless systems that minimise direct contact with toilet surfaces and help keep toilet cubicles refreshed.
Fulton Hogan Engineering Solutions is a specialist in-house technical consultancy service within Fulton Hogan. They deliver operational excellence in roading, three waters, rail, quarrying, civil construction, infrastructure asset management and land development. The team is committed to pioneering innovation, best-practice and supporting their client base.
GoodRich Environment Solutions Ltd trading as RST Environmental Solutions provides a comprehensive range of products and services for erosion, sediment and dust control, slip repair and water treatment solutions. It also has an environmental training and auditing division that can monitor sites for environmental compliance.
HainesAttract combine creativity, media expertise, recruitment and talent proficiency to champion brands. They work with consultancies, councils, contractors and CCOs to build a global infrastructure and technologcommunity, where talent has the ambition to work in New Zealand or for a New Zealand organisation. Beyond helping companies define and distinguish brands and a story to attract, HainesAttract works on how New Zealand and your organisation can compete against the rest of the world to attract infrastructure talent.
Higgins is a dynamic and trusted New Zealand civil construction business with over 1,800 staff across New Zealand and Fiji. The breadth of capabilities and resources allows Higgins to deliver a fully-integrated complement of civil construction services. Higgins has a ‘customer number one’ focus making it a great place to work and good people to work with.
Humes is an innovative New Zealand company with a proud history of 98 years. We partner with our customers to deliver high quality leading products and expert solutions.
Innovative Expertise since 1923
Founded in 1923 by pioneering industrialist Walter Hume, Humes is a company that has been built on the principals of innovation, manufacturing expertise, quality and building a team of capable people who are proud to serve our customers.
We are Pioneers in the Industry
Committed to creativity and innovation in order to deliver smarter, more sustainable solutions for our water, rural, environmental, energy and telco customers. We are behind the most significant innovations in concrete pipe manufacturing, including the introduction of Vibration Technology (VT) Pipe manufacturing to New Zealand at our Papakura plant.
Hygrade Water is New Zealand’s leading wholesale supplier of products to the water infrastructure industry. They offer expertise in pipes, valves, fittings, access covers and grates for pressure and drainage applications for all civil and municipal projects.
Owned by the industry for the industry, charitable organisation, Infrastructure Decision Support (IDS) ensures access to leading-edge deterioration modelling is kept within reach of all New Zealand local authorities, regardless of size or in-house technical expertise. Over the past 22 years, IDS has worked closely with Canadian company Deighton, a global leader in asset management software. Deighton’s dTIMS (Deighton Total Infrastructure Management System) enables asset managers to incorporate infrastructure assets into one common platform for strategic, tactical, and operational asset management. Using dTIMS, IDS have developed New Zealand-owned intellectual property that is available to the entire industry. Together with Deighton and industry partners, IDS have significantly advanced the software tools available to asset owners to access reliable, robust, analytics and outcomes to determine the lowest, yet sustainable, long-term maintenance and renewal cost that best serves their community.
Jeff Booth Consulting specialises in water engineering consultancy services and supply network modelling, asset management and operational analytics software from Innovyze, a global leader in the development of software solutions to reduce sewer overflows, design green drainage, manage water quality, reduce leakage, and develop dashboards for decision making. Jeff Booth also supply datalogging solutions to enhance reticulation management.
Masterspec is an industry owned organisation, supplying construction specifications for the New Zealand construction market. Masterspec’s maintained specification libraries help engineers, designers, utilities, and government organisations deliver customised project documentation. Create specifications and project documentation on their innovative, online platform to share to anyone, anywhere, any time.
Their mission is to deliver up-to-date, reliable, coordinated digital data across the construction sector. Masterspec will be demonstrating the structural and civil content and a new SCNZ library Structural Steel, specifically for engineers.
McBerns supplies SCIRT, NZ Water Authorities and contractors with safety access covers and odour control filters. Safety covers are custom designed and manufactured to suit any site requirements. Setting new standards in design and manufacture, they incorporate operational safety with functionality and design flexibility. The odour range eliminates 99.9% odorous emissions. The filters incorporate ease of operation, effectiveness and cost efficiencies with filters to suit domestic situations through to large industrial sites.
Morphum Environmental is an environmental engineering, land development, environmental science and sustainability consultancy with offices in New Zealand and Australia. They offer services in civil engineering, three waters, environmental assessments, land development, planning, water sensitive urban design, geospatial services, sustainability strategy and community education initiatives. The multi-disciplinary team provide pragmatic solutions to complex problems. Practical sustainability is a key value for Morphum which underpins all work. The team view the influence Morphum has on their clients, advocating for and implementing sustainable practices and technologies, as being at the heart of our contribution to a more sustainable New Zealand. Morphum is CarboNZero accredited, since 2011.
The Road Efficiency Group (REG) is a partnership between Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, LGNZ and local government, targeting business-excellence across the transport sector. Using best practice advice through workshops and case studies, REG helps the sector make smart investment decisions based on robust activity planning and quality data. With enhanced performance measuring tools, and reporting, REG can help get the best out of investment decision-making.
SuperSealing is a market leader in the road maintenance and construction industry, specialising in crack sealing. Since 2003, SuperSealing established long-term relationships with councils, civil contractors and leading road maintenance organisations. Their reputation has been built on reliability, quality of work, value for money and high levels of service. SuperSealing aims at improving the effectiveness of constructing and maintenance roads and services by utilising high quality products, systems, services and solutions. SuperSealing places the highest priority on OH&S with fully integrated management system providing the framework for our continuous improvement.
Univerus Software is committed to technology innovation. A Canadian company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Universus serves both customers and employees around the globe. Univerus was formed in 2019; with product brands serving hundreds of customers for more than a decade. The company works hard to maintain a customer centric culture and is focused on helping customers succeed. For customers, this translates into less time spent on planning and administrative tasks and more time spent making decisions and completing projects.
Wagners CFT Manufacturing is a leader in the design and supply of composite structure specialising in boardwalks/viewing platforms/pedestrian bridges, wharfs, jetties and remote location road bridges. Wagners’ material is known for its longevity and maintenance-free performance.
12d Model is a New Zealand industry standard software for all areas of survey, civil engineering and is also a compliant BIM solution for creating and accessing of Federated Project Models. It’s designed to be your single solution for all survey drainage, roading, land development and BIM data management requirements.
AECOM sponsor the ACE New Zealand Student Award.
T+T has a long-standing reputation for delivering outstanding results. They are New Zealand’s leading environmental and engineering consultancy, with offices in New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia and the wider Asia Pacific region. Their national and international award-winning engineers, scientists, planners and project managers stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the best in the world.
Tonkin + Taylor sponsors the ACE New Zealand Emerging Leader Award.