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Latest Newsletter – Parallel Lines

We’ve been busy.  We sent our CEO Kelvin Wright, turbine specialist Steve Sands, and sales engineer Aaron Standen to the World Geothermal Congress in Melbourne last month as part of the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise delegation.  It was a great team to be part of.  New Zealand had a strong presence at the Congress,…

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World Geothermal Conference, Melbourne

As part of AIE’s commitment to supporting green energy, three staff are in attendance at the World Geothermal Congress 2015.  Hon Simon Bridges, Energy and Resources Minister, gave the WGC opening address and spent some time with Kelvin, Aaron and Stephen at AIE’s stand.


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Asaleo Care Fishing Comp

AIE was proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Asaleo Care Fishing Tournament.
Murray Jorgensen ( Works Manager ) and Tim Whalley ( Operations Manager ) are pictured here with one of the BBQ’s provided by AIE to Asaleo care one of our bigger clients. We enjoyed seeing everyone out on the water.


New Chief Executive for AIE

Kelvin Wright, AIE’s new Chief Executive, is making some changes.  AIE Kelvin-11 - Copy


Read more here (text as published in the Whakatane Beacon,

25 February 2015).


Lake Rotoma Family Day


A large group of AIE staff and family gathered at Lake Rotoma on Sunday 15th February.

The weather was stunning, the kids caught some superb fish, delicious food was shared and great fun was had by all.



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New Turbine Engineers

Allied Industrial Engineering are thrilled to announce the arrival of two new members of staff  – Stephen (Steve) Sands and Holger Bloedorn. Steve has more than 30 years experience in the international renewable energy generation industry and is known for his extensive knowledge of turbines across a large spectrum of power, application and range. For more…


Heavy Engineering at AIE

Manufacturing big equipment in Kawerau for all types of industry has Allied Industrial Engineering moving from strength to strength. Read more below from the feature article in the September 2014 Edition of the Engineering and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Business Plus Magazine.


AIE employees reach 20 years

On the 26th of September 2014 Allied reached the significant milestone of 20 years in business, which also gave us an opportunity to acknowledge the long term service and loyalty of three members of staff that have been with the company since day one. Louise Mitchell was officially AIE’s first employee commencing work one week before the rest of the…


Anne Tolley visits AIE

Hon Anne Tolley, MP for East Coast, visited AIE on August 5th.  Anne has a passion for business in the Eastern Bay of Plenty and is very supportive of the growth initiatives of local businesses and the flow on effects into the local community. Anne came to meet our new CEO – Kelvin Wright to…


Midlands Hydro Scheme

After successful commissioning and the completion of more than 500 operational hours all contract requirements for the 4 Jet vertical Pelton turbine at Floods Creek have recently been not only met but exceeded. Design of this 6.5 MW hydro power station was particularly challenging and AIE overcame a number of complicated design issues to achieve…