For more than 70 years, SMEC has built a reputation as a trusted partner on major transport and energy infrastructure projects around the world. Our design leaders and specialist teams draw on deep expertise and experience delivering projects across a range of diverse environments, from some of the world’s most remote locations to some of the densest urban surroundings. We challenge boundaries to deliver sustainable solutions that help to connect, move and power people and communities.Learn more
This month SMEC mobilised a multi-disciplinary team to commence supervision of the rehabilitation and upgrading of buildings, runway and ancillary services of Shinyanga regional airport in northern Tanzania. The airport runway is predominantly gravel and grass measuring 2 km long and 30 m wide.
Together with the Shahid Afridi Foundation, we were motivated to enhance and improve the quality of life for the residence of Lora Miana, Mulagori. The newly built filtration plant will encourage the community to adopt healthy habits, provide safe drinking water, and protect the more vulnerable from the risks of water-related hazards.
SMEC has partnered with Oriental Consultants Global (OCG) to assist the Department of Transport, Communications & Infrastructure of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in undertaking project prioritization, readiness, and pilot-testing to prepare for the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-financed Sustainable Road Infrastructure Investment Project (SRIIP).
SMEC has been engaged to supervise civil works for upgrading the Central Cross Island Road (CCIR) in Samoa. The CCIR is one of the main economic arteries on Upolu Island and one of several key roads damaged when Tropical Cyclone Evan struck the Pacific Island nation in 2012. The project is being carried out in association with local sub-consultant MMSM Ltd for the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Samoa and is funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Our diverse workforce of professionals are highly respected experts who bring talent, experience and passion to their fields. Challenging boundaries, we look beyond the project scope to ensure we leave a positive impact in the communities we live and work in and allow present ad future generations to thrive.
Australia, and the world, is increasingly seeing the effect of climate change on our water supply and security. Scarcity and drought are becoming more prevalent, placing pressure on the current water supply network, and communities are expecting better solutions. As we mark National Water Week in Australia and prepare for summer, it is time to discuss how we best utilise our existing water supplies and create a more resilient future.
SMEC’s Dr Richard Kelly, Chief Technical Principal – Geotechnical Engineering, has contributed to industry-leading research and innovation in the field of soft soil engineering.
There are many people around the world working in emerging spaces and utilising new technologies trying to figure out what’s next.
I often ponder about the future of our industry and where technology will lead us and indeed, where will we lead technology. Is technology challenging the equilibrium when it comes to a full-service offering in the engineering industry? Some would say yes if our lives today are anything to go by.