Media Releases

Media Releases

Date Title
21 April 2016 SMEC Continues to Improve Hydropower in Papua New Guinea
13 April 2016 SMEC to Design Water Treatment Plant in Malawi
07 April 2016 SMEC to Implement Resettlement Action Plan in Malawi
25 March 2016 SMEC Assesses Hydropower Feasibility in Papua New Guinea
23 March 2016 SMEC to Support Modernisation of Irrigation Systems in Karnataka, India
17 March 2016 SMEC to Rehabilitate Water Supply and Sanitation Systems in Zambia
10 March 2016 SMEC to Design Access Roads to Matarbari Power Project in Bangladesh
11 March 2016 SMEC Arup Joint Venture appointed Technical and Engineering Advisors for Inland Rail
24 February 2016 SMEC Announces Closure of Cooma Office
16 February 2016 SMEC Supports Flood Rehabilitation in Pakistan
12 February 2016 SMEC Assesses Feasibility of Elevated Expressways in Bangladesh
11 February 2016 SMEC Supports Irrigation Rehabilitation Schemes in Ghana
06 January 2016 SMEC Awarded Landmark Waterfront Project in Queensland
26 January 2016 SMEC to Upgrade 60+ Bridges in Western Bangladesh
20 January 2016 SMEC to Design Ocean Drive Upgrade in New South Wales
12 January 2016 SMEC to Assess Feasibility of Catchwater System Upgrades in Hong Kong
07 January 2016 SMEC Provides Verification Services on Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade
02 January 2016 SMEC Investigates Major River Crossing in Papua New Guinea
29 December 2015 SMEC to Deliver Free-Flow Motorway in Adelaide, Australia
22 December 2015 SMEC Secures Design of N1 Freeway in Free State, South Africa
18 December 2015 SMEC Improves Flood Estimations in Papua New Guinea
15 December 2015 SMEC Appointed Independent Certifier on WestConnex New M5 Project
11 December 2015 SMEC Awarded Design and Construction of Major Bridge in Zambia
08 December 2015 SMEC Secures Design Contract on Pacific Highway Upgrade in Australia
01 December 2015 SMEC to Upgrade High-Traffic Bridge in Melbourne, Australia
04 December 2015 SMEC Awarded Sydney Trains’ Major Works Central Hub
14 November 2015 SMEC Supports Irrigation and Water Development in Kenya
19 November 2015 SMEC Awarded Major Road Upgrade Project in Samoa
10 November 2015 SMEC Secures Major Gas Field Installation in Bangladesh
03 May 2016 SMEC to Modernise Irrigation and Drainage Systems in Kazakhstan
17 March 2016 Surbana Jurong Proposal to Acquire all SMEC Shares
16 April 2016 SMEC Shareholders to Vote on Surbana Jurong Acquisition Proposal
24 May 2016 Scheme of Arrangement Approved by the Supreme Court of Victoria
16 April 2016 Release of Explanatory Booklet
07 June 2016 Surbana Jurong Acquires SMEC
28 June 2016 SMEC Appointed as Independent Verifier on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2
08 July 2016 SMEC Enhances Water Supply in Malaysia
14 July 2016 SMEC Signs on to Support UN Sustainable Development Goals
21 July 2016 SMEC Signs Major Hydropower Contract in Pakistan
23 July 2016 Brisbane City Enterprises Integrates into SMEC Local Government
28 July 2016 SMEC to Develop Master Plan for an Oil and Gas Industrial Park in Uganda
12 August 2016 SMEC Supports Sustainable Electricity Development in Nigeria
26 August 2016 SMEC to Undertake Study on Major Industrial Project in South Africa
13 September 2016 SMEC Helps to Improve Internet Access Across Asia, Africa and Europe
16 September 2016 SMEC and Surbana Jurong Win First Joint Project in Africa
22 September 2016 SMEC Wins Innovative Road Design Project in Melbourne, Australia
13 October 2016 SMEC Wins Contract for Newcastle Light Rail Project, Australia
26 October 2016 SMEC Provides Services for Brisbane’s Inner City Bypass Upgrade, Australia
15 November 2016 SMEC Conducts Feasibility Study on the Kuala Lumpur Tram Project, Malaysia.
24 November 2016 SMEC Wins Major Transport Project in Queensland, Australia
21 December 2016 SMEC Secures Supervision Roles for Drysdale Landfill, Australia
24 December 2016 SMEC Wins Solid Waste Management Pilot Scheme Study in Nigeria
07 January 2017 SMEC South Africa Signs New Partnership
28 January 2017 SMEC to Assess Electricity Generation in Sierra Leone
31 January 2017 PDR Joins SMEC in Milestone Acquisition
02 March 2017 SMEC Helps to Protect Endangered Species in Indonesia
18 March 2017 SMEC Secures Snowy 2.0 Feasibility Study
23 March 2017 SMEC's Asset Management Success Continues in South America
25 March 2017 Landmark Road Project Secured in Myanmar
30 March 2017 SMEC Secures Hells Gate Feasibility Study
14 April 2017 PDR SMEC Secures First Win Since Acquisition
15 April 2017 SMEC Signs MOU with Oriental Consultants Global
19 April 2017 Improving Water Sector Reform in Sierra Leone
20 April 2017 Success at Fulton Awards South Africa
20 April 2017 SMEC Continues Relationship with Chilean Copper Producer
02 May 2017 SMEC to Provide Construction Supervision for Major Hydroelectric Project in Malaysia
04 May 2017 Special Visitors in Cooma Ahead of Drilling for Snowy 2.0 Commencing
11 May 2017 SMEC Secures Significant Rail Upgrade, Victoria
11 May 2017 SMEC Hosts Thought Leadership Event, Chile
13 May 2017 PDR | SMEC Sponsors NAIDOC Award 2017
23 May 2017 SMEC Wins Padma Rail Link Project, Bangladesh
25 May 2017 SMEC to Deliver Maintenance Improvements for Copper Company
26 May 2017 Climbing the Ranks of ENR's Top Design Firms
01 June 2017 SMEC Asset Management Secures Pulp & Paper Project in South America
03 June 2017 SMEC to Help Upgrade Major Highway in Afghanistan
21 June 2017 The SMEC Foundation Supports Those in Need, Sri Lanka
28 June 2017 SMEC to Undertake Reservoir Expansion in Mauritius
07 July 2017 SMEC Foundation Supports School for Deaf in Tanzania
22 July 2017 Facilitating Regional Trade Through Pakistan
28 July 2017 SMEC Wins Consult Australia Award
29 July 2017 SMEC Engaged on Major Dam Project Queensland
29 July 2017 SMEC Secures Another Asset Management Contract in Chile
03 August 2017 Maintenance Optimisation Review Completed for Major Port Operator
04 August 2017 SMEC Foundation Provides Housing for Vulnerable Children in Kenya
10 August 2017 SMEC Streamlines Asset Alarms for Snowy Hydro
10 August 2017 SMEC to Improve Santitation Services in Ethiopia
23 August 2017 SMEC Secures Third Contract with Chilean Mining Group
31 August 2017 Providing the Missing Link of the Trans-Asian Railway
27 September 2017 SMEC Provides Asset Management Support for Local Government Agency
06 October 2017 SMEC Strengthens High-end Urban Development Capabilities
25 October 2017 SMEC Enhances Maintenance for Mine Expansion
26 October 2017 SMEC Engaged to Undertake the Design of the Ballarat Line Upgrade, Australia
18 November 2017 SMEC Helps to Alleviate Traffic Congestion in Metropolitan Manila
28 November 2017 SMEC Secures First Asset Management Project in West Africa
05 December 2017 Industrial Mechanic Students certified by SMEC
07 December 2017 SMEC secures third Maintenance Optimisation contract
08 December 2017 SMEC secures new Asset Management contracts in the Americas
14 December 2017 SMEC’s Parent Company, Surbana Jurong, to Collaborate with City of Townsville to Boost Regional Growth and Rejuvenation
26 December 2017 SMEC Helps to Develop Industrial Townships in India
30 December 2017 SMEC to Evaluate Power Development Schemes in India
04 January 2018 SMEC’s Parent Company, Surbana Jurong, signs Memorandum of Understanding with Sri Lanka’s Ceywater Consultants (Pvt) Limited
05 January 2018 Hari Poologasundram appointed CEO SMEC and CEO International Surbana Jurong Group
23 January 2018 SMEC Continues Working Relationship with iLembe District Municipality, South Africa
02 March 2018 SMEC to Undertake Feasibility Study for Bakun Hydroelectric Power Plant Extension
20 March 2018 SMEC Oil & Gas to undertake engineering design for Middle Indus gas fields project
28 April 2018 Hari Poologasundram, CEO SMEC, features in CEO Magazine
28 March 2018 SMEC to Provide Construction Administration Services on One of North Queensland’s Most Significant Projects
31 March 2018 SMEC South Africa wins top research-based industry awards
26 April 2018 Enriching lives through the SMEC Foundation
25 May 2018 SMEC secure three Asset Management contracts in Australia
06 June 2018 SMEC signs memorandum of understanding with Integral
14 June 2018 Sydney Metro Northwest – Skytrain recognised with Global Best Rail Project Award
10 July 2018 SMEC awarded Albion Park Rail Bypass Project
10 July 2018 Global accolades continue for Sydney Metro Cable-Stayed Bridge
13 June 2018 James Phllis appointed CEO, SMEC ANZ
14 July 2018 SMEC's Dorte Ekelund leads Sydney Smart Cities Taskforce
17 July 2018 SMEC supports parents with new parental leave package
10 August 2018 Sydney Metro Northwest Skytrain recognised with ENR Project of the Year
31 August 2018 SMEC snaps up asset management contracts in Chile
24 August 2018 Surbana Jurong acquires consultancies B+H and SAA
11 September 2018 SMEC Foundation Elects New Board Member
18 October 2018 Asset management support continues with important client in Chile
06 December 2018 New year delivers three new asset management contracts for SMEC
30 December 2018 SMEC undergraduate engineer wins ITEANZ award
11 January 2019 RBG Director teams up with AFL legends to Puka Up and fight suicide
04 February 2019 SMEC grows water and hydropower capability with new appointments
07 February 2019 New contracts continue for SMEC in South America
16 February 2019 SMEC Celebrates 70 Years of Impact
08 April 2019 SMEC designs two major rail sections in the Philippines
06 April 2019 Sydney Metro Northwest opens to public
12 April 2019 SMEC awarded inaugural contract with food producer
08 May 2019 South 32 extends asset management contract
24 May 2019 SMEC graduate development program awarded LearnX accolades
29 May 2019 SMEC advises on civil aviation investment in Papua New Guinea
24 June 2019 SMEC Foundation recognised for community contribution
25 May 2019 SMEC cements commitment to Indigenous communities this NAIDOC Week
01 July 2019 Safety in design and behaviour go hand in hand
03 July 2019 UniSA graduate and SMEC Engineer wins prestigious award
23 July 2019 SMEC appoints new Managing Director to drive growth in India
23 July 2019 SMEC South Africa recognised at 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards
29 July 2019 SMEC adds four asset management contracts to its order book
24 July 2019 SMEC strengthens Solomon Islands’ intermodal connectivity through innovative design
25 August 2019 Success continues for SMEC with five contract wins in a month
21 August 2019 SMEC continues to grow transport and water infrastructure expertise
08 October 2019 Mott MacDonald and SMEC FutureRail JV appointed technical advisor for More Trains, More Services Sydney
11 October 2019 SMEC South Africa JV is joint winner at the 2019 SAICE National Awards
20 October 2019 SMEC to improve water access for Fijians
21 October 2019 SMEC and POWERCHINA collaborate to support business growth in Bangladesh
02 November 2019 SMEC’s Dr Richard Kelly wins prestigious award for technical excellence
05 November 2019 SMEC’s Kate Drews appointed to Consult Australia Board of Directors
06 January 2020 New Director to spearhead SMEC urban business growth in Australia
18 February 2020 Roadswest Group joins SMEC in Western Australia
23 February 2020 SMEC wins top honours at the 2020 Client Choice Awards
27 February 2020 SMEC appointed to provide feasibility study for Pilikambi Hydropower Project in Papua New Guinea
04 April 2020 SMEC grows rail and metro portfolio in India and Bangladesh
04 April 2020 SMEC appointed Project Verifier for new Nowra Bridge in NSW
14 April 2020 SMEC and EMM partner on key WaterNSW projects
18 April 2020 Key client relationships continue with new contract awards
15 May 2020 SMEC continues support for indigenous communities with Phase 2 Reconciliation Action Plan
03 July 2020 Maintenance support for global resources client
28 June 2020 SMEC South Africa appoints Logashri Sewnarain as CEO
09 August 2020 SMEC and Oriental Consultants Global renew successful partnership
28 August 2020 Mott MacDonald, SMEC and KBR design joint venture wins top global award for Sydney Metro Northwest project
09 October 2020 SMEC South Africa celebrates two wins at SAISC’s Steel Awards
12 November 2020 SMEC South Africa honoured with two accolades at the PPS-SAICE National Awards
03 December 2020 SMEC partners with Deakin University to drive smart and sustainable infrastructure research and development
31 January 2021 SMEC appointed Project Verifier for Brisbane Metro
14 March 2021 Ashish Kumar appointed to lead SMEC’s rail and metro business in India
04 April 2021 SMEC to consult on key rail and metro projects in India and Bangladesh
08 April 2021 SMEC South Africa receives top industry rankings in consulting engineering
19 June 2021 Tatu City awards industrial infrastructure contract to SMEC
03 August 2021 SMEC South Africa awarded Huguenot Tunnel project
26 August 2021 SMEC’s Karen Atkinson joins International Hydropower Association board
09 September 2021 Elecnor, GLC and SMEC break ground on New England Solar Farm