BTW office will be closing at 12pm Friday 22nd December 2017, and reopening on Wednesday 3rd January 2018. We wish you all a safe and happy Christmas and New Year and look forward to working with you all in 2018.
BTW entered a team in this year’s Around the Mountain Relay, which ran on Saturday. A great effort by all Runners, with a few battling through some niggly injuries. The team completed the 150km course in 13:14 hours, knocking 14 minutes off last year’s time. We took a van around in support, with some good cheering and banter for the runners. The Support Van turning more into a Party Bus as the ‘refreshments’ flowed.
BTW staff and their family got in behind the Keep New Zealand Beautiful ‘Clean Up Week’ by collecting rubbish along the Tapuae Marine Reserve coast line near New Plymouth. 130kgs of rubbish was collected and hauled away. Thanks Team! https://www.knzb.org.nz/calendar/clean-up-week-2017/
BTW were proud to support Waikato Central Junior rugby in the Fraser Tech BBQ tent on the weekend with good old fashion sausages, tomato sauce and bread. Great to see the kids and their parents enjoying themselves and thanks Fraser Tech for the opportunity to be part of the fun.
Taryn Martin and Tim Verry, Surveyors here at BTW Company visited Stratford Primary School this week to display our survey equipment to the Robotics and Programming tech classes. With the weather feeling a lot like spring and the sun out, it was a perfect chance for the kids to see our drone and robotic total station in action. The kids challenged BTW to a race against the drone, with BTW pulling away over the last 20m for the win! An awesome...
New Zealand and Shell Global's largest onshore 3D seismic survey. Shell Todd Oil Services (STOS) was awarded the 2017 Deloitte Energy Excellence ‘Energy Project of the Year’ and the 2017 PEPANZ ‘Outstanding Innovation in Oil and Gas’ award for this project. BTW Company’s involvement included; • Stakeholder engagement and Land Access approvals for over 1400 properties • Regulatory Approvals and Consenting • Seismic Preplot creation and Surveying for over 450km² of 3D seismic (approx. 100,000 stations). • Bridge and culvert strength...
The first Ko Nga Kowhitiwhiti field survey of the Tangaroa Stream in Waitara has been complete. Water chemistry samples were collected and sent for analysis, watercress vegetation samples were collected and infield monitoring equipment was used. Environmentally sensitive taxa were recorded as present! Thanks to those who attended and the Taranaki Regional Council who supplied the MCI equipment.
The BTW Environment Team are assisting Otaraua and Manukorihi Hapu to undertake the first of five ecological surveys starting this Wednesday. The survey will assess the ecological environment surrounding a watercress collection location along the Tangaroa Stream in Waitara and the watercress itself.
BTW Company is proud to have partnered with Otaraua and Manukorihi Hapu, Te Atiawa Iwi and Waitara High School in undertaking project ‘Ko Nga Kowhitiwhiti – watercress collection, instream ecology and external influences’. The project has been part funded through the Curious Minds Participatory Science Platform which is managed by Venture Taranaki. The BTW Environment Team will be providing environmental science and ecological expertise. We will keep you updated on progress!