Gold supreme sponsor

HEBHEB 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.

Gold supreme sponsor

Hynds Pipe SystemsHynds Pipe Systems is the supply partner of choice for New Zealand’s civil construction industry.

Specialising in water and infrastructure-based solutions, Hynds is the largest operating unit of the Hynds Group.

Silver sponsor

thinkprojectThinkproject provides leading-edge construction intelligence for all phases of the design, build and operate (DBO) asset lifecycle, helping you make informed, data-driven decisions. Digital innovation is at the forefront of their design, delivery and management solutions for the infrastructure sector. Thinkproject’s global market leading technologies help mitigate risk and challenges, whilst simplifying and streamlining complex processes to deliver better business outcomes.

Thinkproject is your single source of truth for the architecture, engineering, construction and operations (AECO) industry. Visualise, analyse, interpret and understand your horizontal and vertical infrastructure in 3D, from facilities to utilities and beyond. Make intelligence your asset.

Silver sponsor

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.

Bronze sponsor

Aquatech Pipeline Rehab

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.

Bronze sponsor


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.

Bronze sponsor

McBernsMcBerns 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.

Bronze sponsor

12d Model12d NZ Ltd is the local distributor and supplier of 12d Model Engineering and Surveying software, the market leading solution for integrated survey and design solutions.

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.

AECOMAECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come.

AECOM sponsor the ACE New Zealand Student Award.

ConhurConhur 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.

Stantec 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.

Tonkin + Taylor 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.