Expertise
September 3, 2020

Unlocking urban development in Australia after lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought challenges to all aspects of our lives and our industry. Many Australian state and territory…
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Expertise
September 1, 2020

Combined retaining wall solution stacks up

Dr Kourosh Kianfar, Principal Geotechnics Engineer at SMEC, believes that innovation is often found in examining the conventional use of…
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CommunityExpertise
August 18, 2020

Improved sanitation for a vulnerable island

One of the most remote Pacific Island nations on earth, Kiribati is made up of a series of atolls, or…
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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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