News

May 26, 2017
Fitzroy recently successfully completed our first major shutdown project in Australia, at Lochard Energy’s Iona Gas Plant in south-west Victoria.  Our engagement included shut planning and management using our proprietary DIPS planning and TimeClock time recording systems, and this was expanded...

Apr 21, 2017
Fitzroy have been succesful in tendering for the steel supply, fabrication, painting and erection contract for the new Rydges Hotel at Wellington Airport which involves approximately 1000 tons of structural steel. Fitzroy’s scope also includes the supply of all site cranes which will see us...

May 19, 2016
Structural steel work had very often been subcontracted by Fitzroy, preferring to concentrate on the vessel, piping and processing work we were so well known for.  However there is considerable demand for structural steel in New Zealand driven initially by the post-earthquake rebuild of...

Mar 31, 2016
The erection of 6000 tonnes of structural steel for the new state-of-the-art Acute Services Building at Christchurch Hospital is a mammoth task.  But what makes this project especially challenging is the logistical exercise involved in receipting and organising the tens of thousands of individual...

Mar 24, 2016
Installation of The World’s Largest Underwater Restaurant Recently the 450 tonne Underwater Restaurant left the Fitzroy Engineering fabrication facility in New Plymouth to be shipped for installation to the small Hurawalhi  Island in the Maldives.   Specialists, Jumbo Shipping selected their...

Feb 18, 2016
built for clients Champa-lars Holdings (PVT) Ltd this underwater restaurant (UWR) at HuraWalhi Island Resort, The Maldives, will become the largest and most spectacular UWR  in the world. Over the evening of 9th February, the latest big fabrication project to come out of Fitzroy Engineering...

Dec 18, 2015
Fitzroy Engineering has always invested in the latest training, technology and equipment, with one recent example being the acquisition of the best thermal arc spraying equipment in the country and the training of an inspector who now holds an internationally recognised certificate in this field....

Dec 18, 2015
Fitzroy Engineering, always responsive to clients’ needs, has set up a Wellington branch to better service current and future customer demand. “The idea for the Wellington operation came from feedback given to us by some of our major clients,” says Wellington Projects Manager James Zimmerman....

Dec 18, 2015
Fitzroy Engineering associate company Fineline Services now has one of the most advanced multi-dimensional laser cutting machines in the country and Fineline managing director Ken Martin is very proud of the precision engineering product. The sophisticated German multi-dimensional laser machine...

Dec 18, 2015
Fitzroy Engineering is about to finish its largest structural steel contract ever – a multi-million-dollar construction project in central Christchurch as part of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Programme. “About 18 months ago, we were looking at options for further diversifying our client...

Dec 18, 2015
The partners in the near-shore Pohokura gas field north of New Plymouth – operator Shell Exploration NZ, Todd Energy and Austrian company OMV – first started thinking about a major maintenance programme for the field’s offshore production platform about two years ago. “Fitzroy provided key...

Dec 18, 2015
Earlier this year Todd Energy engaged Fitzroy Engineering to plan, manage and provide mechanical assistance for the execution of the first shutdown for their year-old Mangahewa Expansion Train 2 [MET2] plant at the McKee production facility. Todd Energy selected Fitzroy Engineering based on the...

Nov 18, 2014
Fitzroy Engineering’s contract for the Northern Oil Refineries’ multi-million-dollar oil recycling project in Gladstone, Queensland, was completed mid-year and highlighted its engineering expertise on both sides of the Tasman, plus that of Malaysian owners Dialog Group Berhad. "The successful...

Nov 17, 2014
Last year Fitzroy Engineering won a design and project pricing contract for a proposed multi-million-dollar biodiesel plant for New Zealand’s listed national fuel retailer Z Energy in Wiri, South Auckland. This significant contract was completed by the Fitzroy Project Services office in Auckland...