Sembawang Engineers and Constructors Pte. Ltd. (Sembawang) was established in 1982 to undertake various key national development projects by the Singapore government.
Sembawang’s history weaves like a tapestry through that of Singapore and our footprints can be found in every aspect of the development of Singapore. From the construction of Changi International Airport to the road networks, the Mass Rapit Transit Systems (MRTs), the Light Rail Transit Systems (LRTs), the Deep Tunnel Sewage System (DTSS), the Underground Storage Caverns, iconic buildings, leisure and industrial developments, Sembawang has planned, managed and constructed them all. Today, it has grown to become one of the leading engineering and construction companies in Southeast Asia.
In May 2006, Sembawang, together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, was acquired by Punj Lloyd, a leading engineering, procurement, construction specialist. This acquisition enhanced the Group’s portfolio and today it comprises Punj Lloyd and PL Engineering, headquartered in India and Sembawang in Singapore. Punj Lloyd is listed on the National and Bombay Stock Exchange.
Sembawang operates a fully integrated, multi-discipline design organization with a complete range of engineering skills. Services range from feasibility studies, through front-end design, to complete detailed design and procurement. In addition, we also offer services ranging from preliminary scheduling and assistance in meeting public agency requirements, to construction and site development. In short, Sembawang is able to take customer’s projects from conception to completion.
Today, Sembawang’s strategy is to focus on and further develop its core competencies in the Buildings, Utilities and Infrastructure sectors. With over 30 years of professional experience, employee strength of over 700, and support from Punj Lloyd Group, Sembawang is capable of undertaking jobs of all sizes and complexities.
With its comprehensive track records and resources, Sembawang is well-positioned to serve the high-growth markets of Asia Pacific, Middle East and South Asia.
CDC – Construction & Development was incorporated.
Awarded first overseas project in China, Tianjin International Building.
Awarded first industrial park development project in Batam, Indonesia
Full-fledged in-house, multi-disciplinary design consultancy was incorporated as Design Team.
First construction company to be certified ISO 9002 in Singapore by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Ltd (UK).
Ventured into precast concrete business with the setting up of precast manufacturing plants in Bintan (Indonesia) and Wuxi (China).
Spearheaded Wuxi Singapore Industrial Park project in China.
China JV company, Sin-Ke (Tianjin) Construction Engineering Co, formed in China.
Entered into a Joint Venture agreement in India to form ST Infrastructure Technologies (India).
Incorporated in 1998, SembCorp Construction was formed with the merger of two public-listed corporations – Singapore Technologies industrial Corporation and Sembawang Corporation.
SembCorp Construction acquired Petrochemical and Industrial Unit (PCI) from SembCorp Utilities to expand our capabilities in process business.
Acquired UK-based process engineering consultant, Simon-Carves.
Acquired by Punj Lloyd Group.
Awarded a S$400 million contract by Marina Bay Sands for the construction of the North Podium (casino, theatres and retail arcade) at the Integrated Resort. Sembawang was also awarded a contract by the Land Transport Authority to construct the Bayfront MRT station which connects to the IR's MICE centre.
Awarded a S$419 million contract by Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) for the construction of the Equarius Hotel, ESPA , beach villas, the oceanarium and a water theme park at the Integrated Resort. This is the 2nd major contract Sembawang secured with RWS after successfully completing the substructure package in 2008.
Successfully entered the Hong Kong market by securing a S$260 million contract with MTR Corporation Limited for the construction of a station at Diamond Hill to service the new section of the Shatin to Central Link.