Business North July / August 2021

| 43 FNR Roading undertakes a range of civil and roading works including siteworks, bulk earthworks, concrete works and drainage REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FNR Group Fell Engineering is under new ownership and remains proudly locally owned and operated. Marcus and Amanda Petraska purchased the company last year and have kept the same highly experienced team at the helm. Structural steel forms the core of the business and the company provides a full in-house service including shop drawings, fabrication, sand blasting and painting through to erecting and installation. Most notably the company prides itself on producing all of its structural steel by hand using skilled local tradespeople. “We have an extremely talented team with signi icant experience between them. Because our team also erect and install the steel this increases accuracy and the inished quality of the job,” explains Marcus. The structural steel service is complimented with strong general engineering fabrication, machining, milling, repairs and maintenance, stainless steel, aluminium and sheet metal capabilities. Stainless steel, sheetmetal and aluminium is produced from a separate non-ferrous workshop facility to ensure no contamination, which assists with production of quality products. In-house equipment includes guillotines, folders, rollers and specialist welding and polishing equipment. Based at Haruru Falls near Paihia, Fell Experience on hand Engineering was founded in 1985. The company team includes certi ied Mig and Tig welders, providing a range of fabrication and engineering services for the residential, commercial, infrastructure and marine sectors as well as the general public. The company’s considerable expertise and longevity in the market means that Fell Engineering is a trusted name. Clients know that challenging projects are no problems and Fell Engineering specialises in projects requiring considerable accuracy and quality. It has a long standing relationship with Far North Roading Group and works with them on many projects such as the recently completed Taipa School refurbishment and new gymnasium. At present the two companies are working on the Ka Uri training and hospitality facility in Awanui for Ngati Kuri Trust. For both projects Fell Engineering has supplied structural steel along with stainless steel products such as handrails. Fell Engineering speci ically services the greater Northland area, although projects are undertaken from Auckland through to Kaitaia. A well-known and respected name in the Bay of Islands, Fell Engineering will continue to do what it does best under Marcus and Amanda’s leadership – provide innovative services and high quality products. Structural Steel Northland Wide STRUCTURAL STEEL FABRICATION • WELDING • STAINLESS STEEL ENGINEERING Paihia, Bay of Islands | (09) 402 8277 |