University of Waikato: The value of student internships

Internships and permanent roles for graduate students have long been part of BCD Group’s operations. BCD has been offering internships since 2011, a year after its establishment, and, as the business grows, so too do the number of internships on offer.

Welcome to Alan Woodger – BCD Group’s Newly Appointed Environmental Scientist

BCD Group is excited to announce the appointment of Alan Woodger as an Environmental Scientist. Alan brings over 14 years of industry experience and valuable knowledge. Alans’s experience is based in large scale infrastructure projects, the petrochemical industry and contaminated land remediation projects.

Introducing our Energy Department

BCD Group is excited to announce we have expanded our capabilities further to support the Energy and Infrastructure sectors, with the addition of Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering.

Lambertus Brandsma Announced as Building Information Modelling (BIM) Manager

BCD Group is excited to announce the appointment of Lambertus Brandsma as Building Information Modelling (BIM) Manager. Lambertus has over 20 years’ experience as an architectural and structural technician and began his journey with BCD Group 10 years ago, making him an integral part of the BCD Group whanau.

BCD Group Merges with Align Surveyors

We are excited to announce that as of Monday 2nd November, the team at Align Surveyors will merge with BCD Group. BCD Group are thrilled to welcome Ted, Kath and their team at Align Surveyors. These two companies have a long and successful working relationship having worked together for almost ten years in the land development sector.

BCD acquires PCD Fire Design

We are excited to announce that as of Monday 11th November, the team at PCD Fire Designs will join BCD Group. These two companies have a long and successful working relationship having worked together for almost ten years on plenty of landmark buildings throughout New Zealand.

Waitomo Sky Garden

Set to be the first attraction of its kind in the world, BCD Group are super excited to be a part of the Waitomo Sky Garden project, providing planning and full engineering services.

New Leadership Roles at BCD Group

BCD Group are excited to announce the appointment of four new leadership roles within the company. We are pleased to announce Morna Nielsen as our new Tauranga Office Manager, Callum Davison as the Civil Engineering Team Leader, Kirsty Moran as the Planning Team Leader and Mike Trigger as the Geotechnical Engineering Manager.

Mezz Box Wins Excellence in Steel Award

The multi award winning Riverbank Mezz Box took out first place in the Under $500k category at the 2018 SCNZ Excellence in Steel Awards.

Cantilevering towards the Waikato River, the Riverbank Mezz Box was a structurally challenging commercial space, only possible using steel.

Tauranga Crossing

BCD Group is proud to be involved in the new Tauranga Crossing shopping centre project. Situated in an ideal location at the intersection of SH29 and SH36 in Tauriko, this retail destination services not only the Bay Of Plenty region but also those who pass through.

Genesis wins Excellence Award

Unrecognisable from its life as a former supermarket the Genesis Energy building in Hamilton received an Award of Excellence in the Commercial Office category at the Property Industry Awards 2018.

Hamilton's New Landmark - Parkhaven

Overlooking the cityscape and Hamilton’s green belt is our very own luxury development, Parkhaven. Located opposite Founder’s Theatre, this is a particularly exciting development for us as the office space on Level 1 will become the new home for BCD Group upon completion in December 2018.

BCD Games

In mid May 2018 BCD Group held its first inter-office team-building event, BCD Games. This exciting, team-building event involved eight teams of BCD staff battling it out in fun indoor and outdoor challenges, with one team being crowned BCD Games Champions 2018.

Lakefront Oasis in Cambridge

An exciting new lakeside development is currently underway in Cambridge. BCD Group have provided full engineering and planning services to the Lakewood project. Situated alongside Lake Te Koutu, this new 10, 000m2 GFA mixed use scheme will provide a variety of residential and commercial uses and become a premier lakefront destination in the heart of Cambridge.

Silver Medal Award - Campbell Dawson

One of our graduate engineers, Campbell Dawson, was awarded the Silver Medal Presidents Award by Engineering New Zealand for his efforts and contributions to the University of Canterbury Engineering Society.