1920s

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1920s

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  1920 William 'Arthur' Gray buys engineering practice

  1920 First office opens in Auckland

  1921 George Samuel Beca born in Putaruru

  1927 Gray and Gulliver formed

  1929 Structural design of the Auckland War Memorial

  1930 New Lynn Drainage Scheme delivered

  1932 Replacing the Whau Bridge

  1937 Designing Cornwall Park

  1939 Services support the war effort

  1939 Larry Watts joins the practice

  1940 Known as Gray & Watts

  1943 Northern Roller Mills Building

  1950 Wilson & Horton Commercial Printing and Press Buildings

  1952 George Beca joins the practice

  1956 Eden Park Grandstand

  1957 Grandstand at Ellerslie Racecourse

  1959 Ron Carter joins

  1961 Todd Motors parts warehouse

  1963 Drawings produced on linen

  1964
246 Queen Street, Auckland

  1965 The practice becomes a multidisciplinary consultancy

  1968 Melbourne becomes first international office

  1968 Beca Carter Hollings & Ferner formed

  1968 Ford Motor Company

  1970 Project Tane

  1971 Tiwau Point Aluminium Smelter

  1971 Shell Gully Bridge

  1971 Waipuna Bridge

  1972 Jakarta office established

  1973 North Rangitikei Railway Bridge

  1974 New code for seismic design of buildings in Indonesia

  1975 Kinleith Pulp & Paper Industrial Complex

  1976 Emergence of Project Managers

  1977 Waikanae Water Treatment Plant

  1977 Expansion into Singapore

  1978 3D dynamic analysis of ANZ’s Lambton Quay head office

  1978 Air New Zealand Maintenance Building

  1980 Full engineering services for Sheraton Hotel

  1981 Engineering Design of Mangaweka Railway Bridge

  1982 Working with the Government of Belize

  1983 BCHF launches its first logo

  1984 Fine-grained sandy soils a first for New Zealand dam

  1984 Beca Simons established

  1985 First ACENZ Gold Award of Excellence

  1986 George Beca retires

  1988 NZ Steel expansion

  1989 Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre Delivered

  1990 Bugis Junction Development

  1990 Northern Busway

  1991 Supporting Air New Zealand

  1992 British International School, Jakarta

  1994 CH2M Beca established

  1994 SkyCity and Sky Tower

  1995 Beca Group Ltd established

  1995 Auckland Harbour Bridge

  1997 PT Vale Nickel Furnace Rebuild

  1997 Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

  1998 Sir Ron Carter recognised a Knight Companion

  1998 Mangere Wastewater Plant

  1999 Otira Viaduct designed and delivered

  1999 Singapore offices goes paperless

  2000 Richard Aitken named Group Chief Executive

  2000 Britomart Transport Centre

  2001 First New Zealand alliance delivery model: Grafton Gully

  2001 Macau Tower and Entertainment Centre

  2002 Waikato Water Treatment Plant

  2003 Erasito Beca Consultants Ltd is formed

  2004 Melbourne Airport

  2005 Yatala Brewery, Australia

  2006 Republic Polytechnic, Singapore

  2007 Resorts World Sentosa

  2008 Epsom Spring Gully Recycled Water Project

  2009 Sustainable designs recognised at BCA Awards

  2009 Melbourne’s Victoria Desalination Plant

  2010 Marina Bay Sands

  2010 Waterview Connection

  2010 Project Century – “The Pride”

  2010 First independent director appointed

  2011 Providing green technology for DUO Singapore

  2011 Christchurch earthquake

  2012 Greg Lowe appointed Group CEO

  2012 Wairakei Bioreactor completed

  2012 Vanuatu Tourism Infrastructure Project

  2013 Christchurch International Airport

  2014 Beca appoints second independent director

  2014 Sir Ron joins the Order of New Zealand

  2015 Beca Warnes established in Thailand

  2015 Beca wins 'Best Graduate Development Programme’ Award

  2015 25th anniversary of Beca's scholarship programme

  2016 Amelia Linzey appointed to the Beca Board

  2016 BIM a game-changer for Masons Bros building

  2016 Emerson’s Brewery opens

  2017 New Managing Director, New Zealand, appointed

  2017 Purpose to ‘Make everyday better’

  2017 Beacon System

  2017 David Carter appointed Executive Chair

  2018 The Diversity Agenda

  2018 Aorangi House wins international award

  2018 Digital innovation hub established in Singapore

  2019 Singapore office turns 40

  2019 Client Choice Awards

  2019 Carbon emission target set

  2019 Australian team celebrates 50th anniversary

  2020 Celebrating 100 years

  2020 Diversity Agenda Accord

  2021 - National Association of Women in Construction New Zealand Excellence Awards

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