Welcome to Batchelar McDougall Consulting

Services

BMC has developed a highly skilled and practiced team with processes that deliver for our clients a cost effective, intelligent and robust engineering solution to enhance the construction process.

BMC prides itself on providing highly detailed and comprehensive construction drawings that assists tender pricing to be completed accurately, enabling a smooth hassle free construction process which ultimately saves the client time and money.

BMC encourages a collaborative approach to the design process both in house and alongside clients and architects to provide intelligent professional engineering solutions to enhance any project, large or small, ensuring a successful outcome.

Through our heavy involvement in the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery we have gained a high level of expertise in assessment, strengthening design and resilient new build design for industrial and commercial construction.

“When Turnkey Homes Ltd require assistance for significant structural engineering design they engage BMC. Over the years a superior relationship has been formed ensuring that clients receive expert engineering advice."
Phil Smith – Director - Turnkey Homes Ltd
Turnkey Homes Ltd
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Commercial

BMC has a diverse and strong technical team with considerable in-depth experience working for, and directly with, developers, suppliers, contractors, consultants, client organisations and Regulatory Bodies.

BMC provides structural solutions for commercial buildings in a range of materials and structural systems. We work closely with geotechnical specialists to provide cost effective foundation systems as part of the overall design package.

For examples of our recent work browse our portfolio.

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Highend Residential

BMC provides practical engineering solutions for residential buildings and we work closely with your chosen architects and designers to ensure the perfect combination of relevant experience and comprehensive industry insight.  We work in both AutoCad and Revit to enable easy co-ordination and collaboration with Architect/Designer. We can provide design for all structural aspects of a residential build including foundations, basements, pole platforms, retaining walls, decks, beams, portal frames and bracing. Along with geotechnical investigations and reporting to meet all local council consent conditions. We also offer design of storm water and waste water treatment systems.

For examples of our recent work and build companies we have worked with, browse our portfolio.

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Assessment Strengthening

Through our heavy involvement in the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery we have gained a high level of expertise in assessment, strengthening design and resilient new build design for industrial and commercial construction.

Whether existing structures or new designs, either at the outset of a project, or during project construction. We offer a variety of seismic services incorporating, seismic and structural expertise:

  • Survey and assessment of the seismic performance of existing structures and equipment
  • Advice on earthquake damage repair costs for insurance purposes
  • Guidance on earthquake risk management options for critical infrastructure
  • Analysis for seismic loads and design for seismic resistance
  • Development of earthquake strengthening schemes through to construction documentation
  • Implementation, including use of appropriate materials, and methods of construction
  • Comprehensive risk assessment of earthquake damage to buildings and infrastructure

BMC will offer detailed knowledge of the changing landscape of New Zealand’s safety and design standards, legislation, best practice and proven methodologies around seismic safety. We embrace innovation and new technology.

Our independent seismic expertise ensures clients can make fully informed decisions as to the feasibility and best way forward on a project, balancing cost with safety and buildability of a structure.
To view the range of our strengthening and assessment projects, browse our portfolio.

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Innovation

At BMC we pride ourselves on our ability to  develop unique engineering solutions to aid in achieving a result for even the most obscure project.

Our team includes qualified and experienced engineers who have the capability to plan and execute complex projects. This engineering expertise also allows us to develop bespoke concept designs and methods to achieve the desired result no matter how unusual the project may be.

For examples of some of our innovative projects and methods, browse our portfolio.

Professional Memberships

Contact Us

Wanaka Office

Physical address:
Level 3, 99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.
(Entrance up stairs at back of building off
public car park - Dunmore Street)
Postal address:
PO Box 456, Wanaka, 9343
Office phone:
(03) 443 4531

Christchurch Office

Physical address:
Level Three, Moore Stephens
Markhams Building
335 Lincoln Rd (Cnr Bernard and Lincoln)
Addington, Christchurch 8024
Postal address:
PO Box 9440, Tower Junction,
Christchurch, 8149
Office phone:
(03) 338 3351

Queenstown Office

Physical address:
Suite 7, Level One
34 Grant Road
Frankton, Queenstown 9371
Postal address:
PO Box 456, Wanaka 9343
Office phone:
(03) 441 3351
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