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Corrugated Metal Culverts – Durability in New Zealand Conditions

Steel Multiplate

Corrugated steel pipes have been used for culverts in the United States since 1886 and aluminium pipes since the early 1960s. They have proven to be convenient, easy to install and generally more cost-efficient than concrete culverts. This summary introduces CSP Pacific’s range of Multiplate structures - Steel Multiplate, Aluminium Multiplate and Multiplate 100+ - and outlines the methods for predicting the service life of corrugated metal culverts in various environmental conditions - with a particular focus on the New Zealand experience.

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Lighting up the Twin Coast Discovery Highway

Oclyte® Streetlight Columns

The Twin Coast Discovery Highway will be even brighter as it passes through Whangarei City thanks to a lighting upgrade undertaken by Currie Electrical on behalf of Whangarei District Council. The upgrade has included the installation of new LED lighting units along with 121 Oclyte® Streetlight Columns – to improve safety.

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CSP Pacific’s barriers in use on the new Kawarau bridge - from start to finish

Kawarau Falls Bridge

The new, stylishly curved Kawarau Falls Bridge on the main route to Southland and Fiordland officially opened in May. The contract to construct the new 250m bridge was awarded to McConnell Dowell by the NZ Transport Agency, with the Downer team undertaking traffic management. Both contractors relied on CSP Pacific’s products to complete the project - water filled temporary barriers for traffic management - used right from the outset, and road safety barrier on the approaches to the new bridge - once complete.

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A message from Gemma

Team changes, a new in-house design service, industry news and CSP Pacific’s role in keeping NZ safe...

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Safety improvements on SH3

Safety improvements on SH3 between Ohaupo and Te Awamutu last year have been put to the test in an astonishing number of incidents during the first part of this year.

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Safety improvements on SH3 between Ohaupo and Te Awamutu

New positions for two well-known faces

Voytek Wieczorek   Maria Magele-Welch

After working with CSP Pacific for many years, Voytek Wieczorek was appointed in May to the newly created role of Engineering and Technical Support Manager – a role that enables CSP Pacific to offer an in-house engineering design service.

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Maria Magele-Welch will officially start in her new role as Operations Manager for CSP Pacific in July. Maria is not new to CSP Pacific - in fact she has been with the company for 17 years.