Of tunnel to cross
the Aravali hills
In our role as General Consultant, the SMEC RITES JV will oversee the management and implementation of the project, whilst adding knowledge transfer and capability to the client team.
A key aspect of our tender was the inclusion of an enhanced Project Management Information System, alongside a sustainable and cost-effective delivery strategy. Leveraging our joint history of collaboration, the team will deploy customised reporting tools to improve interface management and minimise risk.
SMEC Executive Director Andrew McKune said,
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation, together we are committed to delivering best-in-class infrastructure. Haryana Orbital Rail will showcase safety, sustainability, and efficiency – vastly improving connectivity for passengers and freight across the entire region.”
Project funding has been secured from the Asian Infrastructure Bank, with detailed alignment review and land acquisition already underway.
Key elements of the SMEC RITES scope:
The 6th Ghana-West Africa Business Excellence Awards’ recently recognised 60 top companies and individuals from all aspects of the business sector in Ghana and other countries of West Africa. Congratulations to the SMEC team in Ghana who were awarded Project Management Consultancy of the Year!
Habibie Razak, Regional Manager for SMEC Indonesia, recently presented SMEC’s expertise on quantity surveying to the 2023 ASEAN Quantity Surveying Association (AQSA) Congress. The event was held in Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia on 16-17 May 2023. The theme of this year’s congress was “Envisioning Sustainability and Digitalisation in ASEAN Construction Industry”.
Specialists from SMEC’s Water Resources team will deliver technical presentations at the 2023 Floodplain Management Australia National Conference in Sydney. The annual event has been hosted by the FMA for over 50 years, and is the most esteemed flood risk management forum of its kind in Australia.
The SMEC RITES JV has been overseeing the management and implementation of the Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor (HORC) project since early 2022, with foundation stone laid in October 2022 by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.