We provide expertise across a wide range of industries.

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Dobbie Engineers experience with a broad range of clients has enabled us to develop expertise in the following industries. For more information please click on an icon below.

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Dairy & Food

Dobbie have been providing specialist mechanical advice and services to the New Zealand Dairy Industry for over 20 years. Recently we have been the mechanical engineers for 4 green field milk powder plants, 3 major plant expansions and have provided services to 13 other existing dairy plants.

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Pulp & Paper

Dobbie has been consulting to the Pulp and Paper industry since 1990. We have extensive knowledge of the pulp and paper mills at Kinleith, Kawarau and Whakatane Mills. We are frequently used by New Zealand’s Pulp and Paper industry to provide conceptual design, detailed engineering, project implementation, remaining life studies and site engineering assistance.

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Forest

In addition to our pulp and paper work we regularly provide engineering services to fibreboard plants, laminated timber mills and sawmills. Timber drying kilns and their associated heat plants are typical projects. 

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Geothermal

Dobbie's Rotorua office is within New Zealand’s geothermal area. Our conceptual design advice helps resource owners to obtain maximum and sustainable benefits from their assets. Our team has several awards for our innovative designs of geothermal plants and we have continuous work for the geothermal industry, varying from pool and hotel heating systems to electricity generation plants.

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Energy

Dobbie provide professional engineering advice and designs to the energy industry, in particular for heat plants using geothermal or biomass fuels. We have also provided services for electricity generation plants powered by gas, coal, hydro and geothermal energy. 

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Boilers

Industrial process plants require heat sources which are usually boilers producing steam or hot water. Dobbie combine our expert knowledge of process requirements, boilers and pressure piping select and design effective heat plants. We have been involved in boilers from 1MW to 100MW. Recent projects have included biomass boilers to reduce clients carbon footprint. 

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Building Services

Dobbie offer the conceptual design, detailed engineering and lifecycle support services required for building services projects. Most projects are for complex buildings with special process or environmental requirements. Seismic restraint of equipment is a frequent design activity.

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