SMEC’s women in engineering
reflect on their career journeys

Reflecting on Women’s Month in South Africa, SMEC South Africa celebrates their very own women in engineering.

 

Powering the water sector
using smart technology

Digital transformation plays an important role in the water sector. Smart technology is embedded in how
we do our work at SMEC as designers, and how infrastructure owners operate and maintain their assets.

 

Preparing to Take Flight at SMEC

Infocus A dedicated space for sharing thoughts and expertise on current innovations and solutions shaping our communities, industries and built environment.

Expertise
June 2, 2020

Will COVID-19 reshape urban communities?

The COVID-19 pandemic is radically changing the way we live, from 1.5 metre distancing to the elbow tap replacing the…
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ExpertiseInnovation
May 19, 2020

An innovative, community-based approach to irrigation asset management in India

Over half the population of Karnataka State in south India is employed in agriculture and related industries. Without reliable access…
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ExpertiseInnovation
April 30, 2020

Could Virtual Power Plants be the answer to Australia’s energy woes?

Australia is in the midst of a significant energy transformation. It’s estimated that by 2040 the vast majority of Australia’s coal-fired…
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Expertise
March 16, 2020

New standards of expertise and quality on South Africa’s largest interchange project

A decade after the project was launched in 2009, the upgrade of the iconic Mt Edgecombe Interchange in South Africa…
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Expertise
March 9, 2020

Australia’s land is ready for a revolution Part 2

In Australia’s land is ready for a revolution – Part 1, I discussed the opportunities for industrial transformation in Australian…
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Expertise
March 2, 2020

Australia’s land is ready for a revolution Part 1

As American President John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to…
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Expertise
February 28, 2020

Staying Airborne

Flying through the air in an unpowered aircraft, with nothing but rising air to keep you airborne, might send chills…
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Community
February 24, 2020

Pushing against the flow

Jocelyn Ellero was sure she wanted to be a structural engineer during most of her university degree; water engineering had hardly been discussed…
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Expertise
February 18, 2020

Building more climate-resilient infrastructure on soft soils

SMEC’s Dr Richard Kelly, Chief Technical Principal – Geotechnical Engineering, has contributed to industry-leading research and innovation in the field of soft…
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