Helping to improve the quality and quantity of engineers in Indonesia, PII plays a highly strategic role in national development. It is Indonesia’s second oldest professional organisation and most prestigious engineering body, with members comprising 23 engineering colleges and universities, and more than 15,000 professional engineers, including 1,000 registered with ASEAN Engineering, and 50 with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
“My appointment as Executive Director will support the President and Secretary General in managing PII’s operations including membership, certification and networking events across Indonesia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific,” said Habibie.
Habibie was appointed together with Danis Sumadilaga and Ilham Akbar Habibie, the institution’s President and Vice President respectively. Danis was formerly Director General at the Ministry Public Works and initiated the Metropolitan Sanitation Management Investment Project, where SMEC is lead firm of the Project Implementation Support Consultant. Ilham Akbar is the eldest son of late President Republic of Indonesia, Baharuddin Jusuf Habibie.
We are delighted to announce a momentous achievement that signifies a paradigm shift in the construction of Water Supply Tanks. For the first time in India, as part of the esteemed Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme by the Government of India, a pre-cast overhead water tank has been successfully erected in Karnataka.
SMEC recently collaborated with the Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre (TRCRC) for a tree planting event at the Elmina Rainforest Knowledge Centre in Selangor, Malaysia. Attended by 28 employees, the initiative aimed to support rainforest conservation, aligning with SMEC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) priorities, specifically focusing on sustainability.
South African National Roads Agency Limited’s N2 Wild Coast Toll Road (N2WCTR) serves as a shining example of a catalytic infrastructure project that combines socio-economic benefits and engineering ingenuity.
SMEC has recently forged a partnership with the Grass Skirt Project to champion the cause of community empowerment, particularly women’s health, through sports and health initiatives in Papua New Guinea. This collaboration involved sponsoring four rugby league teams in the recent Hevea Cup & Wellness Exhibition (HCWE) 2023 in Port Moresby.