News

Resilience and Sutainability

With the eight-year mark since the first earthquake sequence fast approaching, we’ve found ourselves reflecting on the importance of resilience in everyday life, but specifically when considering building stock. Resilience is required to minimize the flow-on effect from natural disasters, changeable economic times, and uncertain future climates. Resilience is typically... Read More

Doing our Part

The Timaru team have been sharing our knowledge with South Canterbury building owners at the recently held seismic assessment information evenings coordinated by Timaru District Council. The team looked into some of the various reasons why you may need to consider getting your property portfolio assessed. Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment... Read More

Marlborough Office

Our clients in Marlborough can expect to see more of the team in the future as we re-establish our office in Blenheim. Earthquakes have disrupted the teams travel plans over the last few years but with SH1 functioning again we will be reinvigorating our presence and commitment to the region.... Read More

On The Field

Structex is stepping away from the office and onto (well alongside) the sports field in 2018 and sponsoring the University of Canterbury Rugby Football Club. The club has a strong engineering contingent as well as students form other faculties and many members outside the university. It has provided support to... Read More

Human Factors

What have we learned from the Kaikoura Earthquake, 8 months on? Surely, seven years on from the Canterbury quakes, we are saturated with knowledge, experience, and the very latest research, that puts us at the leading edge of helping protect our communities from the impacts of earthquakes. Well yes, and... Read More

Putting the new in New Brighton

‘At the beach’ is a valid reason to be out of the office for the Montreal St Structex team. Along with currently providing the specialist engineering support for Fulton Hogan in the very complex New Brighton Pier earthquake damage repairs, our team is well into structural design for the new... Read More

Our People Make the Difference

There have been some exciting changes in the day-to-day management of the Lyttelton team. Adam Walker, who has been a Director of the company since 2013 and taken on greater responsibility in recent years, has been promoted to Managing Director of the Lyttelton office. Adam is relishing the new role,... Read More

Views from the Office

The Lyttelton Structex team have been taking pleasure watching the new operations building for Lyttelton Port of Christchurch take shape outside their office windows. The view is even more satisfying knowing that Structex are a key part of the project delivery team, having completed the structural design of the building from... Read More

Christchurch Adventure Park wins architecture gong after fire

Fire tore through Christchurch Adventure Park’s forest, ruining trails and structures, but the surviving buildings are considered some of Canterbury’s best-designed. The four buildings received an award for commercial architecture at the Canterbury Architecture Awards on Wednesday. Each building, designed by AW Architects, is wrapped in black metal cladding and lined with... Read More

2017 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards – Silver Award

Congratulations to the Structex Lyttelton office on being part of the team that achieved a Silver Award in the 2017 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards for the Westland Recreation Centre. The awards were presented at an awards ceremony held at the Langham Hotel on Friday 12 May 2017, where 79 entries... Read More