We look back with pride and are proud of the journey that Salcon has embarked on; from our humble beginnings as a private limited company with its main stream business in water treatment and domestic water supply for palm oil mills and workers, swimming pools and selling engineering equipment in 1974 to a company that has diversified businesses in water and wastewater engineering, property development as well as technology services. We have grown in strength throughout the years.
Here’s a selection of memorable achievements over the years:
Awarded Asia’s Best Sustainability Report (within Annual Report) - Bronze at the 2020 Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA)
Salcon Engineering Berhad successfully transitioned from Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems standard OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018 certification.
Salcon diversified into glove manufacturing in partnership with JR Engineering and Medical Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd.
Salcon Engineering Bhd secured a RM50.85 million sub-contract of M&E from China Geo Engineering Corporation for Valachchenai water supply project in Sri Lanka.
Salcon Bhd's subsidiary Envitech Sdn Bhd has bagged a RM25.67 million contract from Gamuda Land (Botanic) Sdn Bhd to undertake remedial works of existing vacuum sewerage system in Bandar Botanic, Klang, Selangor.
Awarded the ASEAN HR Awards (Malaysia Category) at the Anugerah Personaliti Industri & Usahawan Malaysia 2019 for the efforts in talent development and promotion of HR excellence
Salcon Engineering Bhd secured a maintenance work (Package 15 (4) ) for Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant (WTP) worth RM39.8 million , which include connecting work of the existing pipe system and installation of mild steel pipe at Langat 2 and water reticulation system in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur.
Salcon Engineering Bhd won a RM124.7mil contract to construct a water treatment plant in Sabah from Rintis Dinamik Sdn Bhd which involving capacity expansion for the Telibong II water treatment plant in Tamparuli, Sabah.
Envitech Sdn Bhd clinched a RM10 million wastewater contract from Seriemas Development Sdn Bhd to design, construct and maintain the proposed first module sewage treatment plant in Kuala Langat.
Salcon Engineering Bhd won a contract worth RM71.27 million from the Ministry of Metropolis and Western Development of Sri Lanka to design and build the Ambatale Storm Water Pumping Station in Sri Lanka.
Eco-Coach & Tours (M) Sdn Bhd diversified its transporation service by providing palm oil and soy oil product tranpsorting services via the acquisition of Green Fleet Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Crystal Expertise Sdn Bhd)
Salcon Bhd's 25%-owned joint venture (JV) has secured a water supply upgrading works contract worth RM77.1 million from Haiphong Water Joint Stock Company, the water authority of Haiphong city, Vietnam.
Secured nearly RM43.7 million worth of contracts from Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd in relation to the state of Selangor's pipe replacement programme namely Package 8 (RM17.2 million), Package 6 (RM13.2 millon) and Package 11A (RM13.3 million).
Awarded the ‘Best Sustainability Reporting Award’ by Focus Malaysia Best Under Billion Awards (BUBA) 2017 for our initiative to provide stakeholders a holistic and comprehensive report on corporate governance, environment, workplace and the marketplace.
Won ‘Pencapaian Cemerlang KPI YBM Tenaga, Teknologi Hijau & Air 2016’ Award by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Pembetungan (JPP) and Yayasan Hijau Malaysia (Yahijau) for meeting excellent standards in project management of the Package D55 project. The Project Manager of Package D55, Mr. Kang Tay Ou also clinched the Best Project Manager Award during the award presentation.
Awarded the CSR Malaysia Awards 2017 for pioneering Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives by CSR Malaysia Magazine
Awarded Asia’s Best CSR Communication within Annual Report award at the 2016 Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards
Ventured into China’s e-commerce and tourism business as the sole operator of the “Malaysian Tourim Pavilion” on the Alitrip tourism platform of Alibaba (China) Co. Ltd.
Upgrading of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS) standard to ISO 9001:2015 by the Bureau Veritas Certification
Ventured into Australia property development market with proposed residential development
Recognized under the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index which have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria, and are positioned to capitalise on the benefits of responsible business practice
Won Langat Centralised Sewage Treatment Plant job together with Loh & Loh Construction Sdn Bhd on a 50:50 basis joint venture.
Awarded the Best Site Construction Management for Project more than RM 100 million by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Pembentungan (JPP) at the ‘Malam Amal Mesra’ organized by JPP in recognition for Salcon Engineering Berhad’s excellence construction management for D55 projects in Klang.
Salcon ventured into technology services via the acquisition of Volksbahn Techonologies Sdn Bhd (VBT), a fibre optic cable layer and communication technologies service provider for RM23.5 million. The venture provides a platform for local telecommunication companies to improve their service coverage in Kuala Lumpur city centre and also provide other ancillary services including adversting, remitting and ticketing services etc.
Secured Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant project with its joint venture partners, which was the largest single water contract in the history of the Malaysian water industry.
Launched maiden property project – Small Office Home Office (SOHO) project named Rés 280 in Selayang
Signed Letter of Intent with Eco World Development Sdn Bhd to jointly develop Eco Mid Town, Johor Bahru.
Disposed all (six water concessions, one wastewater concession and two raw water concessions) water assets in China to Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited.
Awarded Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2013 Southeast Asia – Green Leadership Award under its corporate responsibility effort of conducting the Salcon River & Water Education Programme.
Ventured into property development industry.
Received Asia-Pacific Enterprises Leadership Awards – Educational Service Award.
Received Best Structured Trade Deal – Malaysia Award in Hong Kong for 60 million Ringgit structured term loan by The Asset Triple A Award, Asia`s defining recognition for excellence in the industry.
Secured first industrial wastewater concession in Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China.
Disposed 40% shareholdings in Salcon Water (Asia) Limited to Emerging Markets Infrastructure Fund Pte Ltd to jointly invest, operate and manage water and wastewater businesses in China.
Awarded the 2010 Malaysian Excellence Awards – Water Treatment Company of the Year by the Frost and Sullivan.
Awarded Asiawater Management Excellence Award during the ASIAWATER 2010 Expo & Conference.
Awarded OHSAS 18001:1999 by the Bureau Veritas Certification (Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series).
Clinched the largest sewerage project in its history – the Kota Kinabalu Sewage System valued at RM 183 million.
Naga Muhibbah Sdn Bhd emerged as the major shareholder of Salcon.
Entered China sewage market with its first wastewater concession in Changle, Shandong Province, China
Salcon Berhad was listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
Expanded into China market with securing a water concession in Shandong Province, China
Awarded the ISO 14001:1996 certification by the Bureau Veritas Certification.
Expanded into the wastewater and sewage industry with the acquisition of Envitech Sdn Bhd.
Salcon Engineering Sdn Bhd converted to a public limited company and assumed its current name of Salcon Engineering Berhad.
Undertook larger turnkey projects to build water treatment plants and palm oil mills for the Public Works Department, various municipalities and palm oil mills for agro-based industries.
Awarded ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Certification by the Bureau Veritas Certification.
Salcon Engineering Sdn Bhd streamlined its activities to focus in water facilities design & engineering, operation, maintenance and investing in privatized projects in palm oil industries.
Salcon Engineering Sdn Bhd became a wholly owned subsidiary of Kumpulan Emas Berhad (today known as Ecofirst Consolidated Berhad).
Started as Salcon Engineering Sdn Bhd with main stream business comprised water treatment for palm oil mills, domestic water supply for plantation workers and swimming pools and engineering equipment selling.