Sizabantu Piping Systems is able to assist consulting engineers and civil contractors with the checking and scrutinising of their designs, to ensure that the correct product is used for the correct application. As a member of CESA, we are associated with qualified consultants and can offer professional advice on the type of material to use when designing a project.
Meet Our Consultant
Sizabantu Piping Systems would like to introduce an expert in the field, Mike Smart, an outsourced specialist consultant.
Mike Smart Pr. Eng., B.Sc. (Hons) Civ. Eng., MSAICE
- Mike Smart graduated with a B.Sc. (Honours) Degree in Civil Engineering, is a registered Professional Engineer, a MSAICE and a Henley Management Graduate. He has worked in many sectors of the civil engineering industry; consulting, municipal engineering and contracting. He has owned a thermoplastic pipe manufacturing company and thermoplastic pipe installation company.
- His areas of experience include, inter alia, polyolefin marine outfalls and intakes, thermoplastic (polyolefin and PVC) pipelines, municipal engineering, township development, reticulation systems, mine services, precast pre-stressed concrete structures, hydrology and hydraulic structures, trunk water mains, irrigation dams, quality management systems, QA/QC, project management and the extrusion and fabrication of thermoplastic pipes.
- He has held positions as Engineer, Resident Engineer, Associate Partner, Partner, and Technical Director and currently has a specialised Consulting Practice consulting to the thermoplastic pipe manufacturing and installation industry, to consultants specifying these products and end users in infrastructure and mining engineering.
- He is currently a member of the SAPPMA (Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association) Technical Committee and Chairman of IFPA (Installation and Fabrication Pipe Association).
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