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1 March 2017 SMEC South Africa, DEC Trust, Kapela Holdings establish partnership
More than two million disabled South Africans stand to benefit from a new partnership entered into between SMEC South Africa and the Disability Empowerment Concerns (DEC) Trust, in partnership with the Kapela...
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27 January 2017 Combating erosion of the Hartbeesspruit Waterway in Pretoria
SMEC South Africa has carried out design and restoration works on the Hartbeesspruit Waterway for the University of Pretoria. The project will allow improved control of the river flow, as well as helping prevent...
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14 December 2016 Emperors Metcourt extension is fastest-track construction project in Gauteng
SMEC South Africa is on schedule with the extension of the Metcourt Hotel at Emperors Casino for client Peermont. The project is believed to be the fastest-track construction project underway in Gauteng.
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17 October 2016 Graduate engineers help empower Soweto community
SMEC South Africa is providing on-site training for its graduate engineers, as well as helping to build much-needed infrastructure for local communities, through its involvement with the Growing Up Africa initiative...
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15 September 2016 N7 upgrade project completed successfully
SMEC South Africa has successfully delivered a project to upgrade and improve Section 3 of the N7 between the Western Cape and Namibia. This 27.7 km stretch runs between the Citrusdal and Cederberg intersections....
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22 August 2016 Sleep cities’ no longer an option for urban development
The creation of ‘sleep cities’, far away from work opportunities, is no longer sustainable in terms of urban development. New cities have to integrate all facets of life (live, work, play) in close proximity so as...
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15 August 2016 Why companies need ISO 55000 accreditation
The ISO 55000 Asset Management standard is a recognised game changer in an industry struggling to find an identity. Tom Bürge, GM of the new asset management division at SMEC South Africa, talks about the importance...
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21 July 2016 Major water infrastructure upgrade for Lusaka
SMEC has been appointed by the Millennium Challenge Account – Zambia Limited (MCA-Zambia) to undertake programme management services for citywide water supply, sanitation and drainage improvement works in Lusaka....
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28 June 2016 SMEC South Africa sponsors employee in international sporting event
David Lamley, who works for SMEC South Africa’s Urban Development sector in the Bloemfontein office, recently qualified to represent the country in the 40 to 44 age group at the 2016 ITU Duathlon World Championships...
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21 June 2016 Strong flow of water, sanitation projects for SMEC South Africa
The Water & Environment sector of SMEC is engaged in a range of projects in South Africa, demonstrating its experience and track record in this highly competitive sector.
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