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NZ HYDROSOC SPONSORSHIP

13, December 2017

WGA was very pleased to sponsor the student prizes at the New Zealand Hydrological Society Conference which was held in Napier at the end of November. Our Principal Hydrogeologist, Russell Martin (pictured), presented the awards at the conference dinner. The entries were of a high caliber, making the…

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WGA EXPANDS TO NEW ZEALAND

3, October 2017

WGA is pleased to announce our expansion into the New Zealand market with new offices in Christchurch, Auckland and Hamilton.  Led by Principal Hydrologist Bob Bower, our New Zealand Regional Manager, we also welcome Principal Hydrogeologist Brett Sinclair and Senior Hydrogeologist Clare Houlbrooke to…

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NEW OPERATIONS MANAGER IN PERTH OFFICE

27, September 2017

WGA is excited to announce the appointment of Principal Civil Engineer Brenton Clark to the role of Operations Manager at our expanding WA office. Brenton has experience in the oil and gas, mining, civil infrastructure and land development sectors, and was closely involved with the Nammuldi Incremental…

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nRAH Team Takes out State Award

25, September 2017

WGA was honoured to receive an Award for Excellence in the use of concrete at the recent Concrete Institute of Australia’s 2017 South Australian State Awards for Excellence for our design of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital project. Mark Gobolos, lead structural engineer for the project, was present…

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OPENING OF THE NRAH

18, September 2017 #NewRoyalAdelaideHospital

Adelaide’s new $2.3b Royal Adelaide Hospital was officially opened on September 5th, after the engineering team led by WGA was awarded the Concrete Institute of Australia’s State Award for Excellence for the design of the flagship hospital. The award recognises excellence in concrete design, construction…

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GMUSG Conference and Trade Exhibition 2017

4, September 2017

WGA was pleased to showcase our capabilities within the resources and industrial sectors at the 13th annual Global Maintenance Upper Spencer Gulf (GMUSG) conference and trade exhibition. This year’s event was held in Whyalla, where we have built a strong reputation for over 25 years after opening an…

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WGA Design Catenary System for S.E Asia Games

4, September 2017

The opening ceremony of the South East Asia Games in Kuala Lumpur took place on Saturday 19th August in front of almost 90,000 spectators. WGA was engaged to design the catenary (cable network) system that was used to ‘fly’ an athlete from the centre of the field and then 20m above floor level to light…

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Peter McBean, Joint Managing Director of WGA Discusses nRAH

22, August 2017

WGA’s Joint Managing Director, Peter McBean, was featured in Adelaide newspaper ‘The Advertiser’ on 20th August for his seismic design of the $1.85bn new Royal Adelaide Hospital. Classified as a critical post-disaster facility, the hospital is one of the first major buildings in Australia designed to…

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Doncaster Apartments, VIC

4, August 2017

WGA is providing structural and civil engineering services for a new 11-storey apartment complex in Melbourne which will include 275 apartments, ground floor retail tenancies with a gym, courtyard and rooftop garden spaces for residents and 3 levels of basement car parking. The structure consists of…

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New Appointment

4, August 2017

Principal Maritime and Structural Engineer, and Manager of our WA office Luke Campbell, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for our WA business. In his 13 years with WGA, Luke has established a reputation for delivering innovative designs and robust superintendence of complex maritime projects.…

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