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
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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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…
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Expertise
November 11, 2019

Delivering Indonesia’s First Light Rail Transit System

Working on a national strategic project with an international team from 14 different countries was not something Frenchsie Duhitadewi could…
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Expertise
October 28, 2019

Energising a nation’s capital: Canberra Light Rail

It was an exciting Saturday in April 2019 as the Canberra Light Rail, after more than a decade in planning…
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Expertise
October 17, 2019

Water project brings life to people of Khulna

The Khulna Water Supply Project in Bangladesh has connected 90 per cent of the city’s residents – up from 23…
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Expertise
August 20, 2019

Leading Sustainable Design for Major Infrastructure

Sustainability… it’s the goal for many of us in the world of design and engineering and a key consideration during…
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Expertise
July 4, 2019

Wastewater: Excess or asset?

It’s widely acknowledged that water, an essential human need, is becoming an ever scarcer global resource. Most people prefer to…
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Expertise
June 20, 2019

Female engineers share how they #transformthefuture

International Day of Women in Engineering is a day to celebrate the outstanding achievements of female engineers who have made…
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