Media Releases

Media Releases

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