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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT ENVIVO

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Welcome Nine New Engineers

Welcome to our new engineers.  We are delighted nine new engineers have joined us this year; one in our Christchurch office and eight in Auckland. Chris Shortt, Engineering Team Leader, said “We have been building up our civil and structural engineering teams to respond to the high workload. We are …

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Welcome 13 New Land Surveyors

Welcome to our new surveyors.  We are delighted thirteen new surveyors have joined us; one in our Christchurch office and twelve in Auckland. Our new Surveyors Chris Zervos, Ross Mackintosh, Salil Dhungel and Stephen Roys are supported by new Survey Assistants Tim Allen, David Liang, Jakub Skomial, Dominic Phillips, Rachel …

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Harnessing the Full Power of BIM – Building Information Modelling

Mark Finlayson, Survey Director, spoke at the Build Summit yesterday on Harnessing the Full Power of BIM (building information modeling) and 3D Laser Scanning. The conference took place at the ASB Showgrounds on 26 and 27 June and covered BuildNZ, DesignEx and the Safety Show. Mark used examples of projects we …

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Auckland Grammar School 3D Laser Scanning

Our surveyors have been 3D Laser Scanning Auckland Grammar School's historic hall in preparation for structural engineering seismic strengthening work. The school hall and bell tower is an Auckland icon that is instantly recognisable as being an integral part of the history and culture of Auckland and is a listed …

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Auckland Airport 3D Laser Scanning

Our surveying teams have been out all hours to capture Auckland Airport with 3D Laser Scanning in preparation for the Terminal Development Project.  Construction is already underway to upgrade the international departure area – to reconfigure, streamline and enhance the border processing experience, and to deliver a world-class passenger lounge …

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Sculpture in the Gardens – Auckland Botanic Gardens

The  Sculpture in the Gardens at the Auckland Botanic Gardens runs from 11 November 2017 to 26 February 2018.  We are already busy preparing with plans and installations, providing civil and structural engineering services - click here to read more.

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Auckland Flood Surveying continues

Further flooding in Auckland this week has created more emergency work for our surveyors.  On Wednesday afternoon the Auckland Council response team called on us to survey the extremely high water levels in Drury after more Auckland floods. One of our surveying teams, lead by Salil Dhungel, responded to the …

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Auckland Flood Engineering

A large number of Auckland properties are on flood plains or subject to flood risks.  If you are developing a property, subdividing, building or renovating you need to know whether your site is prone to flooding before proceeding. Auckland Council has mapped the entire region with overland flow paths, flood …

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Christchurch Subdivision Specialists

Envivo consultants have worked on numerous subdivisions in and around Christchurch.  These can be small two-lot projects right up to large-scale multi-section developments.  We have been involved in subdivisions in: Central and Suburban Christchurch Rolleston, Rangiora, Oxford, Darfield We have plenty of experience and can help guide you through the …

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East Frame Christchurch Project well underway

The high profile East Frame project is well underway with our Envivo structural and civil engineering teams working hard to deliver Christchurch’s landmark precinct.  East Frame is a new central city park which will be surrounded by residential housing, cafes, restaurants and commercial activities. Click here to read more.

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South 83 Papakura Apartments Planning success

Our planners have successfully achieved consent for a 54-unit apartment and mixed-use development in a prime location in Papakura central.  Under the new Auckland Unitary Plan Papakura Central has been identified as a future sub-regional centre of greater Auckland and is therefore perfect for this kind of medium density development. South …

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Kaikoura earthquake land surveys

Boyd Thomson, Licensed Cadastral Surveyor based in our Christchurch office and his teams have been working in Kaikoura District surveying after the recent earthquakes.  The Council needed information quickly to ensure the safety of those working and living in the area. click here to read more.

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Volcanic View Shafts

Building in Auckland has some unique challenges and one of these is that building heights may be subject to restrictions under the Volcanic View Shafts rules from Auckland Council. How do you know if your proposed development will fall into a Volcanic View Shaft? Envivo surveyors can provide 3D DWG …

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