In a world of increasing urbanisation and higher economic, social and environmental demands, the use of the underground space helps deliver efficient, safe and resilient solutions to various challenges faced by modern society.
At SMEC, our tunnelling and underground infrastructure services span all stages of a project, from the initial planning stage, through to design, construction and operation; and coversall industry sectors including road and rail, water, drainage and irrigation, hydropower and energy, mining and special underground space developments.
Our experience encompasses all aspects of underground works, from tunnels and shafts, through to underground caverns and structures.
Our engineering capabilities cover the full-range of soil and rock conditions and the application of a wide range of excavation methods, including conventional tunnelling using drill and blast methods and road headers, full-face mechanised excavation using tunnel boring machines, pipe jacking and shaft-raising plant, among others.
We combine the skills and experience of our global team with modern technology and state-of-the-art tunnelling techniques, to provide the most appropriate and innovative technical solutions for every tunnel project.