2019 in review

Welcome to our 2019 Annual Review, which showcases the highlights of our projects, people and achievements across our global network.

2019 was another monumental year for SMEC, as we completed key projects and secured new assignments, delivered impactful community initiatives and won major awards.

Celebrating 70 Years of Impact

Supporting our people and communities

Awards & rankings

Project highlights

Celebrating 70 Years of Impact

In 2019, we celebrated 70 years since construction started on the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme in Australia – SMEC’s namesake project and one of the civil engineering wonders of the modern world.

We were proud to celebrate this milestone anniversary with our colleagues, clients and partners. Over 1,000 employees and 340 clients came together to enjoy celebration events in Australia, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Chile.

Supporting our people & communities

Our people are redefining excellence through their skills, passion and experience in not only delivering outstanding outcomes for our clients but also making a difference to their communities.

Rising stars: Cultivating the next generation of engineers

Supporting developing communities around the world

SMEC Foundation recognised for community contribution

Celebrating success: Female engineers share how they #transformthefuture

Awards and Rankings

Our awards are a testament to our commitment to innovation, collaboration with clients and partners, and the specialist expertise of our talented people.

#27, Engineering News Record (ENR) 2019
Main Road 118 between Oranjemund and Rosh Pinah, Namibia
– Commendation, Best International Project category, CESA Aon Engineering Excellence
– Awards.Winner, Civil Engineering category, Best Projects Awards.
SMEC Australia Graduate Development Program, Australia
– Gold, Best Learning & Development Project (Induction/Onboarding), LearnX Live Awards 2019
– Silver, Best Learning Model (Blended), LearnX Live Awards 2019.
Winner of Roads Australia Award for Technical Excellence 2019
– Dr. Richard Kelly, Chief Technical, Principal – Geotechnical Engineering, Australia.
Upgrade of the Mount Edgecombe Interchange South Africa
Winner, Roads & Bridges category, CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards.

Innovative solutions to complex challenges

In 2019, we are proud to have delivered major projects across the infrastructure, urban development and management services sectors. We marked the end of several long-term assignments with outstanding results and embarked on fresh challenges through significant new appointments.

In presenting a selection of our completed projects and new wins around the world, we aim to highlight our partnerships, client relationships and technical specialists, who build on local knowledge with global experience to deliver value.

For the full version of the 2019 Annual Review, download below.