David's Ritchie and Bobyreff

General Managers appointments in Qld to bolster growth

As part of our business strategy we’ve recently appointed David Ritchie and David Bobyreff to drive market growth and manage operations from our Brisbane and Sunshine Coast offices. David Ritchie, General Manager – South East Queensland and Asia David is a performance-driven and accomplished professional with a multi-discipline engineering background specialising in building services and […]

Premise celebrates national award win

Premise celebrates national award win

Premise took out the Stormwater Association  National Award for Excellence in Strategic or Master Planning, for their work on the Walloon Waterlea Estate – Integrated Stormwater Management Strategy. After firstly winning the Queensland state award, the project went on to win the national award, ahead of some impressive competition. The project, led by Keith Howells […]

Postcards from Vietnam

Earlier this year, our dedicated Water Engineer Martin Roushani left the Brisbane office to take on new challenges with our Vietnamese team based in Hanoi. We caught up with Martin to hear about his experiences living and working abroad: 1. How has your daily routine changed in Hanoi? “While I’ve established my own routine in […]

Premise celebrates International Women’s Day

Today marks International Women’s Day, an opportunity to recognise the manifold achievements of women around the globe. Today also offers an opportunity to acknowledge that, despite the leaps society has taken to support the cultural, economic, political and social accomplishments of women; there is still much to be done in achieving equality across all business […]

NEWS: Pipeline duplication contractors ready to recruit workers

Local jobs will flow Townsville contractors have vowed to support local jobs during the construction of the Haughton pipeline duplication project. Three locally operating companies – SMEC, GHD and UDP (now trading as Premise) – were awarded the first major contracts to build the $215 million project during a Townsville City Council meeting this week. […]

Fauna Tech and Premise

Announcing a strategic partnership between Premise Environment and Faunatech

Premise Environment has a proud history of delivering quality environmental engineering and ecology services for diverse clients. As part of our continuing commitment to professional development, we are pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Victorian based firm, Faunatech. Established in 1991, Faunatech specialises in the design, development, supply and support of fauna monitoring equipment […]

Celebrating the Premise Annual Client Function

This week, Premise North Queensland celebrated our much-anticipated Annual Client Function. The Premise Townsville team were joined by 150 distinguished guests from Local and State Government, along with high-profile Queensland business identities in engineering, infrastructure and development. Continuing a tradition set by our predecessor UDP, this year’s celebration marked a successful 2017 following our strategic […]

Announcing Andrew Buckley as Chairman

Announcing Andrew Buckley as Chairman

Premise, a leading interdisciplinary engineering consultancy in Queensland, has taken a big step forward by attracting the services of a former Managing Director of an ASX listed professional services firm. Former Cardno Ltd CEO, Mr Andrew Buckley, has been appointed Chairman of Premise, which was formed last year following the merger of Brisbane based O2 […]

Pat Brady -UPD

Premise for growth

TOWNSVILLE-BASED engineering firm UDP Group is undergoing a ­rebranding following a merger with engineers the O2 Group. The two firms announced the merger in July last year and became O2UDP but will now be known as Premise. The firm’s Townsville office on the corner of Sturt and Denham streets has been given a makeover and […]

Chris Porter

REVEALED: Engineering merger will affect Mackay

WHILE the big boys and girls of the engineering consultancy world focus on the grand projects, a group of middle market firms has pooled together to strengthen their services. This pooling has formed the Premise company, which will include the Mackay business UDP on Wellington St. Office manager Chris Porter said the name Premise would […]