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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
Expertise
November 20, 2019

Innovative area metering helps reduce water loss in South Africa

The issue of water loss (otherwise known as ‘non-revenue water’) in monetary terms has plagued municipalities throughout South Africa for…
Read More