15 Mar 2017

Lilian Lee is a senior structural engineer and an associate in our Sydney office. Here she tells us a bit about her career with Northrop over the years. 

8 Mar 2017

Ian Van Eerden

Why do we not expect to have the same comfort in our homes as we do in our offices? Despite our better understanding of building performance, tightening of the National Construction Code and the introduction of BASIX, we have made almost negligible progress in the efficiency of our housing stock over the last decade.

6 Mar 2017

Nicola Coyle

Civil Engineer, Ryan Diercke, joined Northrop two and a half years ago, and has been forging a career in the civil section of our Newcastle office. It may surprise you to learn that for the past nine months Ryan has been living in London, United Kingdom, where he continues to work for our office remotely.

23 Feb 2017

Tommy Sailing

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is Australia’s national telecommunications network promising fast and affordable Internet and phone services to premises across the country. It will replace most of Australia’s existing fixed-line networks causing a degree of uncertainty over the future of residential and business communications systems. Over the next five years, we’ll see existing facilities upgraded with NBN technology, and NBN infrastructure installed in all new developments.

Land close to water is typically constrained by flooding issues and zoned for low-risk developments. But in response to rising demand for housing, residential developers are now viewing these sites with opportunistic eyes and taking advantage of the amenity benefits a development near water can offer. Northrop Principal, Mal Brown identifies some of the risks associated with waterfront land and how developers can equip themselves to tackle these risks. 

9 Feb 2017

Nicola Viselli, Erica Chan

With 2016 achieving the unenviable title of “hottest year on record”, what are some of the sustainable design features developers might consider to make their buildings more comfortable in this increasingly extreme environment? 

6 Dec 2016

Northrop Consulting Engineers are proud to announce that the Newcastle Memorial Walk project not only won the best project award in the Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Excellence Awards but has now also won a 2016 National Award for Engineering Excellence at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards.

23 Nov 2016

Nicola Coyle

Congratulations to our Sydney Structural Section Manager and Principal, Todd Halliday on his election to President of the Association of Consulting Structural Engineers (ACSE).  

9 Nov 2016

Nicola Coyle

Peter has 25 years’ experience in the engineering industry with specialist knowledge in food and beverage refrigeration systems. 

7 Nov 2016

Structural college board chair and Northrop Associate Karlee Collis analyses the ways in which offsite methodologies look set to change the role of engineers

13 Oct 2016

interview with Nicola Coyle

Northrop Consulting Engineers’ Principal and Sydney Regional Manager, Jamie Shelton shares his thoughts on the company turning 40 and the value this holds for clients.

21 Sep 2016

When Senior Civil Designer, Steven Startin answered a job ad for Northrop Newcastle in the newspaper, there were just four employees in the office. Today that number is closer to 60 and Steve is now celebrating his 20-year milestone with the company.

16 Aug 2016

Northrop staff were proud to participate in the RSPCA Cupcake Day on Monday 15th August, 2016 to raise funds for mistreated animals. 

22 Jun 2016

This year marks a milestone in Northrop’s history as we proudly celebrate 40 years in business.

26 May 2016

15 Dec 2015

Associate appointments recognise Northrop people who have seized the opportunity to make a valuable and enduring contribution to our success

24 Nov 2015

Northrop have been engaged by Richard Crookes constructions to complete the structural design for Toll Priority and a speculative warehouse at the Goodman’s Port Botany Industrial Estate.

Newcastle principal, structural engineer and long term Northrop team member Neil Petherbridge was recently awarded Engineers Australia’s Newcastle division Engineer of the Year. 

Northrop has been engaged by Greenland Group as structural engineer for ‘Omnia’. 

The Skyhaus project, to be constructed at Liverpool west of Sydney, has given Northrop Consulting Engineers an opportunity to demonstrate its innovative outlook.

Mal Brown

Creating and maintaining urban waterways can be tricky, but with the right design and management plan, they are a valuable asset to property developments.

Northrop young engineers hosted their 2nd networking soiree in the Sydney offices on November 5th.

Design & construct contracts are becoming more important as time and cost pressures increase. Northrop Consulting Engineers principal Jamie Shelton outlines how savvy construction contractors and developers can reap the benefits of D&C by the early adoption of engineering expertise.

Northrop has been engaged by Australian property group Billbergia to provide Hydraulic and Fire Engineering services for the company’s Sirius residential development at Wentworth Point.

JMD Design and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects together with Northrop have been selected as the winner of the Lindfield Village Green competition. 

Northrop has appointed Ian Van Eerden as our Sydney region’s Sustainability Consultant.

Northrop have appointed Justin Davies as their new Chief Operating Officer.

19 Nov 2015

Thoroughbred auctioneers, Inglis are relocating from their eastern suburbs headquarters to set up a new $70 million complex at Warwick Farm.

2 May 2015

Northrop Consulting Engineers’ Principal, Jamie Shelton, says the company's strategy for innovation and success revolves around a high-performance culture and winning the war for talent.


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