SMEC will share construction supervision as part of a JV with Pyunghwa Engineering Consultants Ltd. (Republic of Korea). The scope includes environmental and social management, health and safety, resettlement implementation support, relocation of utility services, quality management, and all aspects of contract management for the civil works contracts during construction including 5 years Maintenance Phase. The team will ensure the designs are verified and in accordance with international standards and are suitable for the site conditions encountered.
When completed, the project will enhance the performance and connectivity of the Asian Highway AH-42, which is an important national trade route. Our team of consultants will supervise the construction of widening and surface improvements along the alignment with 21 two-lane bridges set to dramatically reduce travel time and the cost of trading.
Alongside construction supervision, the scope of work involves verifying the project’s proposed designs; ensuring environmental, social, and civil works compliance; and performing the duties of the Engineer as per a FIDIC contracting structure.
Nagdhunga – Naubise – Mugling Road Contract Signing
SMEC has been engaged to supervise civil works for upgrading the Central Cross Island Road (CCIR) in Samoa. The CCIR is one of the main economic arteries on Upolu Island and one of several key roads damaged when Tropical Cyclone Evan struck the Pacific Island nation in 2012. The project is being carried out in association with local sub-consultant MMSM Ltd for the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Samoa and is funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The Uzbekistan Ministry of Water Resources has appointed SMEC as Project Implementation Consultant for the Climate Adaptative Water Resources Management project. The project will combine investment from the Republic of Uzbekistan government and the Asian Development Bank to improve climate resilience in the Aral Sea Basin.
The Baime Hydropower Project in Morobe Province in Papua New Guinea is scheduled for commissioning by March 2023. With total installed capacity of 11.6 MW, the plant will be able to produce 81 GWh of hydroelectric energy annually.
The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) has appointed SMEC in a Joint Venture with ACE Bangladesh and Development Design Consultants Ltd as Project Management Consultant for the Dhaka Sanitation Improvement project (DSIP).