Celebrating 70 Years of Impact

2019 marks 70 years since our origins in 1949, when construction began on the iconic Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme, our namesake project and one of the civil engineering wonders of the modern world.

Then and now

For 70 years, we have engineered and designed solutions that help to move and connect people, provide access to essential resources and build more sustainable communities worldwide.

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Lahore-Islamabad Motorway

October 3, 2019

Logan Enhancement Project

September 30, 2019

Lesotho Highlands Water Project

August 21, 2019

Rohtang Tunnel

August 21, 2019

Projects that shaped us

Together with our clients and partners, we are proud of our contribution to improving health, quality of life and development outcomes for communities and neighbourhoods around the world. Driven by innovation, ingenuity and skill, our people have shaped these outcomes in some of the world’s most remote and challenging environments.

Projects that shaped us

Together with our clients and partners, we are proud of our contribution to improving health, quality of life and development outcomes for communities and neighbourhoods around the world. Driven by innovation, ingenuity and skill, our people have shaped these outcomes in some of the world’s most remote and challenging environments.

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October 3, 2019

Lahore-Islamabad Motorway

September 30, 2019

Logan Enhancement Project

August 21, 2019

Lesotho Highlands Water Project

August 21, 2019

Rohtang Tunnel

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The people behind the power

The Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme was built by over 100,000 workers who came together from 30+ countries. SMEC today is still made up of pioneers and game changers who are making a difference through their energy, expertise and relentless drive for excellence.

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Looking to the future

While we celebrate our successes we also look to and imagine our future, to the ways in which we will grow and shape our next 70 Years of Impact. How will the boundaries of today’s possibilities be expanded? How will we travel, communicate, build, explore and create? What discoveries will be unlocked to support human progress?