SMEC South Africa scooped three Diamond Arrow awards at the annual PMR.Africa awards.

The awards, which are based on the results of the National Survey of Consulting Engineering Firms, a peer research-based method of determining the best companies in each category, seeks to acknowledge a company’s vision, integrity, values, competence and empathy, all of which contribute to ethical and sustainable business practices.

SMEC placed first overall in the Civil Consulting Engineers, Structural Consulting Engineers and Combined Civil and Structural Consulting, categories for companies with more than 400 employees.

According to PMR.Africa the purpose of the awards is to enhance competitiveness both locally and internationally, to create excellence and set a benchmark in industry and to acknowledge staff for their role in contributing to a winning company.