Hiway Group, the New Zealand-based partner with GeoStabilization International® in their Hiway GeoStabilization (HGS) joint venture was awarded Westpac Auckland’s “Employer of the Year Award” during a ceremony earlier this month. As explained by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s Chief Executive Nick Hill when congratulating those businesses recognized for standing out in their chosen fields: “These companies are playing a key role in stimulating Auckland’s culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, which is driving long-term economic growth. Tonight’s winners have achieved excellence across a diverse range of sectors, and are role models for other businesses on their growth journey.”
Delivering innovative ground improvement solutions throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific since 1986, Hiway Group is New Zealand’s largest provider of specialist solutions for pavement stabilization, slip and slope reinforcement, soil mechanics, ground improvement and contamination remediation. With a proven track record of ensuring high quality, lasting outcomes – even in challenging conditions – Hiway Group’s in-house design and contracting teams are considered to be industry experts. Their commitment to excellence and industry knowledge powers HGS’ geotechnical solutions in the Australasia market. As illustrated by the photograph, their team’s response was one of pride and good humor. We congratulate them on their achievement!
In the 1970s, a massive rockslide buried Interstate 81 in Montgomery County, VA while it was being constructed. The mountain of debris took months to clear. More recently, VDOT engineers and geologists noticed active movement near the historic slide, and proactively began an emergency rock slope mitigation effort.