Sustainable Planning of the Underground Space

Underground space is a hidden asset that is still not fully comprehended by decision makers, planners, stakeholders and people.

 

Communities of Tomorrow

There are many people around the world working in emerging spaces and utilising new technologies trying to figure out what’s next...

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ExpertiseInnovation
November 19, 2018

Leading the urban renewal of brown field sites in Australia

As more people move to cities, the requirement to revitalise urban areas is increasing. Being able to lead SMEC’s Urban…
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Expertise
October 26, 2018

Powering the water sector using smart technology

This week is National Water Week in Australia, an opportune time to take stock and consider the existing trends and…
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Community
September 26, 2018

What advice would you give your younger self? 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 - inspiring females…
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Expertise
September 14, 2018

From a strong workplace to a strong society: Why diversity matters

It's an important question and one that every business, and member of society needs to ask: Why is diversity and…
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Expertise
September 6, 2018

Women in Urban Design lead the way

I am pleased to report that I have just been selected for the UDIA Women in Property Committee for the…
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Community
September 6, 2018

Creating an enviable work environment for SMEC

It’s not very often you hear people say they are genuinely proud of where they work; its people, its achievements…
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Community
September 4, 2018

Don’t become a Yes Ma’am

The 8th annual Women in Engineering Convention in Johannesburg was an opportunity for professional women in the field of engineering…
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Expertise
July 3, 2018

How a rigorous methodology can virtually pay for itself

In today’s economic climate companies worldwide are facing extreme pressure to reduce operating costs due to weak commodity prices.  Mining…
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Innovation
May 31, 2018

Is technology dissolving into the background of our lives

Technology has a way of dissolving into the background of our fast-paced lives until we don’t realise it’s there. My…
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