|Environmental Technologies Industries
|Malaysia Environmental Export Market Plan|
|Chapter 8 - Consulting and Engineering Services|
|HSS Integrated Sdn. Bhd.|
|Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn. Bhd.|
|Sepakat Setia Perunding|
|KTA Tenaga Sdn. Bhd.|
|Minconsult Sdn. Bhd.|
|Syed Mohamad, Hool & Binnie|
|Engineering & Environmental Consultants Sdn. Bhd.|
|Zaidun-Leeng Sdn. Bhd.|
|KTA (Sarawak) Sdn. Bhd.|
Prominent C&E Companies
Syed Muhammad, Hool & Binnie is one of the largest environmental C&E firms, with more than 350 employees and estimated annual sales of over $10 million It is entirely Malaysian-owned. SMH&B tries to distinguish itself by emphasizing its many years of experience, particularly in the gas, river control, and pollution sectors. Among public sector clients are DOE, MOSTE, and the Water Supplies Division of the Public Works Department. It has also done sedimentation work, cleaning, and pollution monitoring for the Drainage and Irrigation Department. Private sector customers include Esso, Petronas, Shell, Indah Water Group, and the Kuala Lumpur Airport Group. Typically, these services include design, impact statements, pollution prevention, project management, risk analysis, site assessment, construction supervision, and financial studies.
Salcon Engineering Sdn. Bhd. was established in 1974 and is one of the country's leading construction, operations, and maintenance C&E firms, with annual revenues of over $30 million and more than 250 employees. It specializes in mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and process engineering services. Nonconstruction services include compliance, design, O&M, pollution prevention, project management and site assessment. Its strengths are in water-wastewater treatment for municipal clients. Salcon owns about 66 percent of a municipal water-wastewater concession in Greater Ipoh. In 1996, the company completed Malaysia's first sludge treatment plant for a potable water treatment facility for Singapore's Public Utilities Board. About 10 percent of business is related to industrial effluent discharges, one of the company's growth areas.
Envitech was established by three Malaysian engineers in 1984. It now has revenues of $4-$5 million. Its main product lines are design, O&M, pollution prevention, and project management.
Dames & Moore (M) Sdn. Bhd. was established in 1978, although its environmental business took off only in the mid-1980s. Approximately 60 to 70 percent of its estimated $2-$3 million annual revenues are environmentally related. Nonconstruction services include audits, compliance, EIAs, project management, and site assessment. Most of its business is with multinationals, particularly its global roster of oil and petrochemical giants. Projects have included an EIA for Eastman Chemical and checking for radioactive substances at a decommissioned plant site owned by Mitsubishi Chemicals.