SMEC South Africa

SMEC South Africa is a progressive, multidisciplinary engineering and infrastructure solutions company. We value our people and are continuously evolving in: our thinking, our approach, our technologies and our systems.

SMEC has been successful in providing infrastructure solutions to clients and communities for over 70 years. Prior to becoming SMEC, the firm was formerly known as Vela VKE. We have been instrumental in the development of a large number of iconic projects in South Africa.

We have 10 offices in South Africa, which allow us to service clients throughout the country with ease, and we have technical capacity to deliver on large infrastructure projects.

SMEC South Africa supports and actively promotes government’s objectives to enhance the economic participation of Black South Africans in the economy. We have continuously ensured that transformation is engrained in our culture and our business for many years. We form strategic partnerships with companies that share the same transformation objectives as ourselves, and play a key role in ensuring the development and sustainability of companies that we uplift and empower. We are currently a Level 1 B-BBEE accredited company.

Our Corporate Social Investment initiatives cover education, community development, enterprise development, environmental awareness and job creation projects.


SMEC South Africa Board of Directors

SMEC South Africa's Board of Directors are experts in their field and their expertise, knowledge and foresight ensure SMEC South Africa's continued growth.

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Explore our Capabilities

SMEC South Africa delivers high quality technical services for the lifecycle of a project and provides consultancy services to a broad range of sectors including:

  • Power and Energy
  • Resources (Mining, Oil & Gas)
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water and Environment
  • Transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Management Services


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For more information please email southafrica(at)smec.com


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Our Capabilities

We draw on the skills and experience from across the Surbana Jurong Group to offer enhanced capabilities and reach, delivering a complete value chain of services across Urban Development, Infrastructure and Management Services.