Organized in 1980, the IAIA has more than 1,600 members and represents more than 120 countries with the collective goal of protecting the earth and its environments and peoples. IAIA members include individuals and entities from many disciplines and professions including corporate planners and managers, public interest advocates, government planners and administrators, private consultants and policy analysts, university and college teachers and their students.
“The IAIA provides vital advocacy for a more sustainable world and will connect our team to a global network of impact assessment tools and resources. We look forward to contributing to this important community by adopting impact assessment best practices in all of SMEC’s infrastructure projects.”
Libby Paholski, Functional General Manager Social Development & Environment Group
As an IAIA Corporate Member, SMEC will have access to the latest impact assessment news and learning through IAIA’s online professional community, website, and peer-reviewed journal. IAIA’s growing network of international affiliates, branches and strategic partnerships will also give SMEC the opportunity to develop business relationships with potential clients and partners.
SMEC carried out the detailed engineering design services for the project, harmonizing the design and construction methodology with the adjacent North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR), another major infrastructure undertaking in the Philippines. The two projects will be built on the shared corridor of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) right of way.
Libby Paholski, SMEC Functional General Manager of Environment & Social Development Group - ASEAN, recently spoke at the 2022 International Development Opportunities Seminar. The seminar was organised by the Australian Government through the Australian Embassy in Manila and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).
SMEC is pleased to announce that they have joined the Qazaq Green Association in Khazakhstan as a member. With global expertise and as a trusted partner for our clients, SMEC has significant experience in renewables projects and enabling sustainability objectives in key infrastructure projects.
SMEC Malawi has been appointed by the Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources in Malawi to carry out the “Consulting services for feasibility study, preliminary engineering design, detailed engineering design and construction supervision of small and medium sized multipurpose dams including establishment of community based operational and maintenance institutional arrangements.”