Development of Nepal’s Eastern Urban Corridor will improve the resilience and delivery of urban services and facilities in six municipalities in the southern Terai province bordering India.
The Regional Urban Development study will help facilitate more resilient and inclusive urban and regional economic development. SMEC has been appointed to undertake feasibility studies and a detailed project report, intended to guide a long-term Investment Program in the region by providing a framework for municipal infrastructure investments, urban planning, and institutional strengthening. The project is the first development study of its kind ever to be taken in the province and will be the seed for future planned studies.
The scope of the project is derived from six themes as follows:
Stakeholders include the Ministry of Urban Development (MoDU), the Provincial Project Planning Coordination Committee (PPPCC), Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC), Regional Urban Development Project (RUDP), provincial government representatives and delegates from designated municipalities.
SMEC has been engaged by the Ministry of Water & Environment of Uganda to undertake design review and construction supervision for critical water projects across Namasale, Koboko, Kaliro-Namungalwe and Rukungiri.
The Australian and NSW Governments are investing in the widening and upgrade of the section of Maitland Road between Newcastle Inner City Bypass and Hexham Bridge known as ‘Hexham Straight’.
Habibie Razak, Regional Manager for SMEC Indonesia, recently presented SMEC’s expertise on quantity surveying to the 2023 ASEAN Quantity Surveying Association (AQSA) Congress. The event was held in Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia on 16-17 May 2023. The theme of this year’s congress was “Envisioning Sustainability and Digitalisation in ASEAN Construction Industry”.