Latest news from Fraser Thomas Ltd

Fraser Thomas is excited to announce we can now offer our consultancy services to Central Otago and Hawkes Bay clients following the opening of offices in Cromwell and Napier.Currently celebrating our 50th year in business after commencing operations in Papatoetoe, Auckland, in 1969, Fraser Thomas...

As 2019 marks the Fraser Thomas Group’s 50th Anniversary, we take a look back at how far the Fraser Thomas Group has come in the last 50 years.  Our history begins with the founding of the Fraser Thomas Group, trading as a multi-discipline consultancy in...

On March 3rd the Fraser Thomas team set off for the annual Ports of Auckland Round the Bays. Joining over 30,000 runners/walkers and a record breaking year for the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays event were staff and family from the Fraser Thomas head...

One of the biggest on-going problems facing engineering consultancy firms over the past, and in particular currently, is the lack of engineering professionals available in the industry.  This creates problems with resourcing projects and growing businesses. I heard recently that the average age of engineers...

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 introduced the concept of Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU), who have specific obligations, including eliminating and minimising risks to health and safety.The Health & Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 were introduced on 04 April 2016, with...

Founded in 1988 by a group of Auckland Structural Engineers, including our very own; Barry Brown, Structural Engineering Society New Zealand Incorporated (SESOC) is proud to be celebrating 30 years.Barry Brown played a fundamental role in getting the Society of the ground, and filled the...

On Saturday the 3rd of February we were invited to join in the celebrations, as the Auckland Khmer Buddhist Associated officially opened the new Vihara Buddhist Temple at 455 Porchester Road, Takanini. The opening of the Vihara marked a major milestone for the Association and...

Located just 1.6km from Te Kauwhata’s town Centre, Swan Road Developments have been transforming a 8.73ha site at 25 Swan Road into a 95 lot residential subdivision.  Sections range from 600m2 upwards and have views to the north and west over the Waikare Golf Course and...

Fraser Thomas Ltd has been providing Auckland Council with Technical Peer Review services concerning groundwater diversion resource consents.Many large building projects, particularly in the CBD, involve basement excavations that extend below the groundwater level and affect the flow and/or the level of the groundwater. Under the...

There have been some High Court judgements passed down recently which are now available for the public to view. These judgements relate to matters arising between homeowners and insurers and make for interesting reading. The court proceedings have been undertaken because the two parties have...