Media Releases

Media Releases

Date Title
15 April 2016 SMEC Continues to Improve Hydropower in Papua New Guinea
07 April 2016 SMEC to Design Water Treatment Plant in Malawi
01 April 2016 SMEC to Implement Resettlement Action Plan in Malawi
19 March 2016 SMEC Assesses Hydropower Feasibility in Papua New Guinea
17 March 2016 SMEC to Support Modernisation of Irrigation Systems in Karnataka, India
11 March 2016 SMEC to Rehabilitate Water Supply and Sanitation Systems in Zambia
04 March 2016 SMEC to Design Access Roads to Matarbari Power Project in Bangladesh
05 March 2016 SMEC Arup Joint Venture appointed Technical and Engineering Advisors for Inland Rail
18 February 2016 SMEC Announces Closure of Cooma Office
10 February 2016 SMEC Supports Flood Rehabilitation in Pakistan
06 February 2016 SMEC Assesses Feasibility of Elevated Expressways in Bangladesh
05 February 2016 SMEC Supports Irrigation Rehabilitation Schemes in Ghana
31 December 2015 SMEC Awarded Landmark Waterfront Project in Queensland
20 January 2016 SMEC to Upgrade 60+ Bridges in Western Bangladesh
14 January 2016 SMEC to Design Ocean Drive Upgrade in New South Wales
06 January 2016 SMEC to Assess Feasibility of Catchwater System Upgrades in Hong Kong
01 January 2016 SMEC Provides Verification Services on Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade
27 December 2015 SMEC Investigates Major River Crossing in Papua New Guinea
23 December 2015 SMEC to Deliver Free-Flow Motorway in Adelaide, Australia
16 December 2015 SMEC Secures Design of N1 Freeway in Free State, South Africa
12 December 2015 SMEC Improves Flood Estimations in Papua New Guinea
09 December 2015 SMEC Appointed Independent Certifier on WestConnex New M5 Project
05 December 2015 SMEC Awarded Design and Construction of Major Bridge in Zambia
02 December 2015 SMEC Secures Design Contract on Pacific Highway Upgrade in Australia
25 November 2015 SMEC to Upgrade High-Traffic Bridge in Melbourne, Australia
28 November 2015 SMEC Awarded Sydney Trains’ Major Works Central Hub
08 November 2015 SMEC Supports Irrigation and Water Development in Kenya
13 November 2015 SMEC Awarded Major Road Upgrade Project in Samoa
04 November 2015 SMEC Secures Major Gas Field Installation in Bangladesh
27 April 2016 SMEC to Modernise Irrigation and Drainage Systems in Kazakhstan
11 March 2016 Surbana Jurong Proposal to Acquire all SMEC Shares
10 April 2016 SMEC Shareholders to Vote on Surbana Jurong Acquisition Proposal
18 May 2016 Scheme of Arrangement Approved by the Supreme Court of Victoria
10 April 2016 Release of Explanatory Booklet
01 June 2016 Surbana Jurong Acquires SMEC
22 June 2016 SMEC Appointed as Independent Verifier on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2
02 July 2016 SMEC Enhances Water Supply in Malaysia
08 July 2016 SMEC Signs on to Support UN Sustainable Development Goals
15 July 2016 SMEC Signs Major Hydropower Contract in Pakistan
17 July 2016 Brisbane City Enterprises Integrates into SMEC Local Government
22 July 2016 SMEC to Develop Master Plan for an Oil and Gas Industrial Park in Uganda
06 August 2016 SMEC Supports Sustainable Electricity Development in Nigeria
20 August 2016 SMEC to Undertake Study on Major Industrial Project in South Africa
07 September 2016 SMEC Helps to Improve Internet Access Across Asia, Africa and Europe
10 September 2016 SMEC and Surbana Jurong Win First Joint Project in Africa
16 September 2016 SMEC Wins Innovative Road Design Project in Melbourne, Australia
07 October 2016 SMEC Wins Contract for Newcastle Light Rail Project, Australia
20 October 2016 SMEC Provides Services for Brisbane’s Inner City Bypass Upgrade, Australia
09 November 2016 SMEC Conducts Feasibility Study on the Kuala Lumpur Tram Project, Malaysia.
18 November 2016 SMEC Wins Major Transport Project in Queensland, Australia
15 December 2016 SMEC Secures Supervision Roles for Drysdale Landfill, Australia
18 December 2016 SMEC Wins Solid Waste Management Pilot Scheme Study in Nigeria
01 January 2017 SMEC South Africa Signs New Partnership
22 January 2017 SMEC to Assess Electricity Generation in Sierra Leone
25 January 2017 PDR Joins SMEC in Milestone Acquisition
24 February 2017 SMEC Helps to Protect Endangered Species in Indonesia
12 March 2017 SMEC Secures Snowy 2.0 Feasibility Study
17 March 2017 SMEC's Asset Management Success Continues in South America
19 March 2017 Landmark Road Project Secured in Myanmar
24 March 2017 SMEC Secures Hells Gate Feasibility Study
08 April 2017 PDR SMEC Secures First Win Since Acquisition
09 April 2017 SMEC Signs MOU with Oriental Consultants Global
13 April 2017 Improving Water Sector Reform in Sierra Leone
14 April 2017 Success at Fulton Awards South Africa
14 April 2017 SMEC Continues Relationship with Chilean Copper Producer
26 April 2017 SMEC to Provide Construction Supervision for Major Hydroelectric Project in Malaysia
28 April 2017 Special Visitors in Cooma Ahead of Drilling for Snowy 2.0 Commencing
05 May 2017 SMEC Secures Significant Rail Upgrade, Victoria
05 May 2017 SMEC Hosts Thought Leadership Event, Chile
07 May 2017 PDR | SMEC Sponsors NAIDOC Award 2017
17 May 2017 SMEC Wins Padma Rail Link Project, Bangladesh
19 May 2017 SMEC to Deliver Maintenance Improvements for Copper Company
20 May 2017 Climbing the Ranks of ENR's Top Design Firms
26 May 2017 SMEC Asset Management Secures Pulp & Paper Project in South America
28 May 2017 SMEC to Help Upgrade Major Highway in Afghanistan
15 June 2017 The SMEC Foundation Supports Those in Need, Sri Lanka
22 June 2017 SMEC to Undertake Reservoir Expansion in Mauritius
01 July 2017 SMEC Foundation Supports School for Deaf in Tanzania
16 July 2017 Facilitating Regional Trade Through Pakistan
22 July 2017 SMEC Wins Consult Australia Award
23 July 2017 SMEC Engaged on Major Dam Project Queensland
23 July 2017 SMEC Secures Another Asset Management Contract in Chile
28 July 2017 Maintenance Optimisation Review Completed for Major Port Operator
29 July 2017 SMEC Foundation Provides Housing for Vulnerable Children in Kenya
04 August 2017 SMEC Streamlines Asset Alarms for Snowy Hydro
04 August 2017 SMEC to Improve Santitation Services in Ethiopia
17 August 2017 SMEC Secures Third Contract with Chilean Mining Group
25 August 2017 Providing the Missing Link of the Trans-Asian Railway
21 September 2017 SMEC Provides Asset Management Support for Local Government Agency
30 September 2017 SMEC Strengthens High-end Urban Development Capabilities
19 October 2017 SMEC Enhances Maintenance for Mine Expansion
20 October 2017 SMEC Engaged to Undertake the Design of the Ballarat Line Upgrade, Australia
12 November 2017 SMEC Helps to Alleviate Traffic Congestion in Metropolitan Manila
22 November 2017 SMEC Secures First Asset Management Project in West Africa
29 November 2017 Industrial Mechanic Students certified by SMEC
01 December 2017 SMEC secures third Maintenance Optimisation contract
02 December 2017 SMEC secures new Asset Management contracts in the Americas
08 December 2017 SMEC’s Parent Company, Surbana Jurong, to Collaborate with City of Townsville to Boost Regional Growth and Rejuvenation
20 December 2017 SMEC Helps to Develop Industrial Townships in India
24 December 2017 SMEC to Evaluate Power Development Schemes in India
29 December 2017 SMEC’s Parent Company, Surbana Jurong, signs Memorandum of Understanding with Sri Lanka’s Ceywater Consultants (Pvt) Limited
30 December 2017 Hari Poologasundram appointed CEO SMEC and CEO International Surbana Jurong Group
17 January 2018 SMEC Continues Working Relationship with iLembe District Municipality, South Africa
24 February 2018 SMEC to Undertake Feasibility Study for Bakun Hydroelectric Power Plant Extension
14 March 2018 SMEC Oil & Gas to undertake engineering design for Middle Indus gas fields project
22 April 2018 Hari Poologasundram, CEO SMEC, features in CEO Magazine
22 March 2018 SMEC to Provide Construction Administration Services on One of North Queensland’s Most Significant Projects
25 March 2018 SMEC South Africa wins top research-based industry awards
20 April 2018 Enriching lives through the SMEC Foundation
19 May 2018 SMEC secure three Asset Management contracts in Australia
31 May 2018 SMEC signs memorandum of understanding with Integral
08 June 2018 Sydney Metro Northwest – Skytrain recognised with Global Best Rail Project Award
04 July 2018 SMEC awarded Albion Park Rail Bypass Project
04 July 2018 Global accolades continue for Sydney Metro Cable-Stayed Bridge
07 June 2018 James Phllis appointed CEO, SMEC ANZ
08 July 2018 SMEC's Dorte Ekelund leads Sydney Smart Cities Taskforce
11 July 2018 SMEC supports parents with new parental leave package
04 August 2018 Sydney Metro Northwest Skytrain recognised with ENR Project of the Year
25 August 2018 SMEC snaps up asset management contracts in Chile
18 August 2018 Surbana Jurong acquires consultancies B+H and SAA
05 September 2018 SMEC Foundation Elects New Board Member
12 October 2018 Asset management support continues with important client in Chile
30 November 2018 New year delivers three new asset management contracts for SMEC
24 December 2018 SMEC undergraduate engineer wins ITEANZ award
05 January 2019 RBG Director teams up with AFL legends to Puka Up and fight suicide
29 January 2019 SMEC grows water and hydropower capability with new appointments
01 February 2019 New contracts continue for SMEC in South America
10 February 2019 SMEC Celebrates 70 Years of Impact
02 April 2019 SMEC designs two major rail sections in the Philippines
31 March 2019 Sydney Metro Northwest opens to public
06 April 2019 SMEC awarded inaugural contract with food producer
02 May 2019 South 32 extends asset management contract
18 May 2019 SMEC graduate development program awarded LearnX accolades
23 May 2019 SMEC advises on civil aviation investment in Papua New Guinea
18 June 2019 SMEC Foundation recognised for community contribution
19 May 2019 SMEC cements commitment to Indigenous communities this NAIDOC Week
25 June 2019 Safety in design and behaviour go hand in hand
27 June 2019 UniSA graduate and SMEC Engineer wins prestigious award
17 July 2019 SMEC appoints new Managing Director to drive growth in India
17 July 2019 SMEC South Africa recognised at 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards
23 July 2019 SMEC adds four asset management contracts to its order book
18 July 2019 SMEC strengthens Solomon Islands’ intermodal connectivity through innovative design
19 August 2019 Success continues for SMEC with five contract wins in a month
15 August 2019 SMEC continues to grow transport and water infrastructure expertise
02 October 2019 Mott MacDonald and SMEC FutureRail JV appointed technical advisor for More Trains, More Services Sydney
05 October 2019 SMEC South Africa JV is joint winner at the 2019 SAICE National Awards
14 October 2019 SMEC to improve water access for Fijians
15 October 2019 SMEC and POWERCHINA collaborate to support business growth in Bangladesh
27 October 2019 SMEC’s Dr Richard Kelly wins prestigious award for technical excellence
30 October 2019 SMEC’s Kate Drews appointed to Consult Australia Board of Directors
31 December 2019 New Director to spearhead SMEC urban business growth in Australia
12 February 2020 Roadswest Group joins SMEC in Western Australia
17 February 2020 SMEC wins top honours at the 2020 Client Choice Awards
21 February 2020 SMEC appointed to provide feasibility study for Pilikambi Hydropower Project in Papua New Guinea
29 March 2020 SMEC grows rail and metro portfolio in India and Bangladesh
29 March 2020 SMEC appointed Project Verifier for new Nowra Bridge in NSW
08 April 2020 SMEC and EMM partner on key WaterNSW projects
12 April 2020 Key client relationships continue with new contract awards
09 May 2020 SMEC continues support for indigenous communities with Phase 2 Reconciliation Action Plan
27 June 2020 Maintenance support for global resources client
22 June 2020 SMEC South Africa appoints Logashri Sewnarain as CEO
03 August 2020 SMEC and Oriental Consultants Global renew successful partnership
22 August 2020 Mott MacDonald, SMEC and KBR design joint venture wins top global award for Sydney Metro Northwest project
03 October 2020 SMEC South Africa celebrates two wins at SAISC’s Steel Awards
06 November 2020 SMEC South Africa honoured with two accolades at the PPS-SAICE National Awards
27 November 2020 SMEC partners with Deakin University to drive smart and sustainable infrastructure research and development
25 January 2021 SMEC appointed Project Verifier for Brisbane Metro
08 March 2021 Ashish Kumar appointed to lead SMEC’s rail and metro business in India
29 March 2021 SMEC to consult on key rail and metro projects in India and Bangladesh
02 April 2021 SMEC South Africa receives top industry rankings in consulting engineering
13 June 2021 Tatu City awards industrial infrastructure contract to SMEC
28 July 2021 SMEC South Africa awarded Huguenot Tunnel project
20 August 2021 SMEC’s Karen Atkinson joins International Hydropower Association board
03 September 2021 Elecnor, GLC and SMEC break ground on New England Solar Farm  
26 September 2021 Karen Atkinson steps up executive leadership
16 October 2021 Sun Cable announces Global Expert Team to deliver the Australia-Asia PowerLink Project
13 November 2021 SMEC commences North East Link detailed design
09 November 2021 SMEC South Africa’s Edward Archer honoured with CESA’s Mentor of the Year Award
02 February 2022 SMEC Supporting AeroWest to deliver Western Sydney Airport landside civil package