SMEC provides extensive infrastructure engineering and innovative asset and integrity management advisory and execution solutions to the mining industry that ensure optimal maintenance, supply chain efficiency and improved operations performance.

Through our global network, we support our mining clients in the development, operation and maintenance of their mines and supporting infrastructure, the execution of key strategies and enhancement of technical skills to deliver sustainable results.

Our mining capabilities range from operational improvements and cost control, through to mining and processing equipment risk management advice, and owners’ representative services for infrastructure assets. We have an in-depth knowledge of technical design and management support of mining infrastructure, including mine site groundwork; roads, bridges, rail, tunnelling, airports, villages and buildings; tailings water and sewage processing plants; and power transmission and distribution facilities.

We offer tailored engineering solutions for mining companies and contractors, addressing our client’s challenges, even in the most remote locations.

At SMEC, we continually develop and refine our extensive mining services which include:


  • Early phase studies and support ranging from Social & Community through environment and EIS to infrastructure design and optimisation and closure planning
  • Extensive engineering ability is all aspects of road, rail, port, water and power including all support disciplines eg Geotechnical and hydrology
  • Process optimisation

Operations & Maintenance