Tanaz Dhondy presents research paper

Tanaz Dhondy, Costin Roe Consulting design engineer, spoke on the topic of resilient infrastructure for climate change at the World Engineers Convention in Melbourne, 22-24 November 2019. A PhD candidate at the University of Wollongong, Tanaz presented a research paper titled: ‘Use of sea sand seawater concrete for efficient and sustainable building practices’. The World […]

TUFLOW 2E Hydrodynamic modeling of Mamre Road Wester Sydney

Costin Roe Consulting produced a civil engineering report and water cycle management strategy, including TUFLOW 2D hydrodynamic flood modelling and assessment, to support an application for industrial development within the newly-defined Aerotropolis zone which surrounds the new Western Sydney Airport. When the NSW Government confirmed Badgerys Creek as the location for Sydney’s much-needed additional airport, […]

Context of risk in structural engineering
Throughout the global engineering profession, there is an ongoing academic discussion about the need to contextualise risk for society in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. Structural engineers, as experts in risk associated with the built environment, are more often relied upon to explain the contemporary concept of risk to clients, partners, and associates. Grant [...]
Tanaz Dhondy wins international award

Costin Roe Consulting design engineer and PhD candidate, Tanaz Dhondy, received an award for ‘Best Oral Presentation’ following the delivery of her preliminary research findings at the inaugural International Workshop on Coastal Reservoirs held in January 2018, at the University of Wollongong. Titled: Investigation of the chemical and physical properties of sea sand for the […]

ACSE awards received by Grant Roe and Mark Wilson

For civil and structural engineering firm Costin Roe Consulting, winning the 2016 ACSE NSW structural engineering excellence award in the category ‘Unusual Projects’ for work on the Veolia MBT facility at Woodlawn, near Goulburn, brings wider attention to the firm’s role in completing one of the world’s most remarkable eco-projects. A ‘good news’ story for […]

Mamre Flood Report

Commissioned by Altis Property Partners (developer), via Hansen Yuncken (project manager), Costin Roe Consulting undertook an overland flow (flood) assessment of 193 hectares of land in Orchard Hills, Sydney. The assessment was required to accompany an application for rezoning to facilitate the development of new industrial facilities on a 43.85-hectare subdivision. 2D TUFLOW hydrodynamic modelling by Costin […]

Accent Apartments - Structural Analysis

Meeting the demand for expert deployment of BIM technology and more efficient project documentation control throughout the construction industry, Costin Roe Consulting now offers a professional BIM Coordination Service for the documentation of projects from design to completion and beyond. “Costin Roe Consulting is traditionally at the forefront of engineering technology. We were among the first engineering firms […]

Structural steel bolting

Insufficient understanding of the distinction between torque and tension in structural steel bolting can mean the structural reliability of steel buildings is compromised over time by loose bolts. Prominent engineer, Grant Roe, explains why this problem occurs and how it can be prevented or fixed if detected. The construction of steel buildings in most industrialised nations is regulated by standards. […]

BIM virtual reality

Using advanced BIM technology for all new development projects, Costin Roe Consulting can give clients and partners a look into the future of projects through ‘virtual reality’ simulations. Viewers can explore and experience constructions before they are built, simply by clicking a link. Take a test drive below. Costin Roe Consulting has been using BIM technology […]

Kuehne Nagel Logistics Veghel Hoogbouw

The growing demand for high bay warehousing in Australia has brought to light the importance of partnering with engineers who have the knowledge and experience to meet the precise needs of sophisticated warehouse automation. Grant Roe, director of Costin Roe Consulting, civil and structural engineers for some of Australia’s largest and most successful automated high […]

Industrial flooring impregnation

The intensive promotion of industrial flooring impregnation products could give the impression that all high-specification industrial flooring would benefit from an impregnation treatment, according to Grant Roe, BE(Hons) MEngSc MBA MIEAust CPEng, NER director of Costin Roe Consulting. Impregnation treatments often unnecessary “As the consulting engineers for many of Australia’s largest warehousing facilities, including those […]

Costin Roe Consulting BIM

BIM (building information modelling) is the new global standard for the management of a building from design, throughout its entire lifetime. Costin Roe Consulting adopted BIM approaches and processes for all new engineering projects many years ago, using the CAD system Revit. More than 80% of current Costin Roe Consulting projects are fully BIM-compliant. The five dimensions of […]