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 McConnell Dowell South East Asia Pte Ltd has been operating for over 40 continuous years supporting the development of modern Singapore. It has the capacity to carry out a full range of integrated, multi-discipline projects, and is well supported by our regional plant and equipment fleet and significant fabrication facility in Batam.

Our Singapore story begins in 1970, at a small conference, when two very important decisions were made that would steer the company for the next 40+ years:

“McConnell Dowell would specialise in both high risk and technically difficult projects, where engineering skills could be used to analyse the risks … and either devise solutions to overcome them … or quantify the risks financially.”
 
“McConnell Dowell must go overseas to obtain sufficient growth, as there was insufficient work of this nature in New Zealand.”

So in 1971, we installed a submarine pipeline across the Selatar river and another from Keppel Harbour to Pulau Brani. Things were different back then - on occasions we had to negotiate with crocodile and pig farmers for access to their land - events like this are certainly unlikely to happen now.


EXAMPLES OF ONGOING AND RECENTLY COMPLETED WORKS INCLUDE:

regions-sg-sentosaSentosa New Bridge

Helios Bulk Storage

Marina Bay Sands Promenade Structures

Hin Leong Marine Facilities

regions-sg-sungeiSungei Jurong Lighter Terminal Development

regions-sg-vopakVopak Jetties 6 & 7 Banyan Terminal

ExxonMobil Singapore Parallel Train Project

regions-sg-ictSingapore International Cruise Terminal

regions-sg-c916C916 – Beauty World Station and Tunnels

McConnell Dowell’s history in Singapore is long and varied, but just a few of the key achievements are listed below:

1970’s            

  • Selatar Sewerage Scheme – at the time the largest concrete pipes ever made in Singapore;
  • Pulau Ayer Chawan – 1000-foot 10” pipeline replacement for “Esso Singapore”; and
  • Changi International Airport – main drainage system.


1980’s

  • Pasir Gudang power station fuel oil unloading facility;
  • 48” crude submarine pipeline from Pulau Merlimau to Pulau Ayer Chawan;
  • Stamford canal reconstruction;
  • PCS service bridge from Pulau Merlimau to Pulau Ayer Merbau;
  • Pulau Hantu Jetty construction;
  • Orchard Rd Tangs Underpass; and
  • Tampines New Town Sewer.


1990’s

  • Raffles Marina Harbour at Tuas;
  • Glaxo, Schering Plough and Merck Sharp & Dohme Pharmaceutical Plants, Tuas;
  • Singapore Gas Pipeline Ringmain;
  • Esso Berth upgrade – Pulau Ayer Chawan;
  • Singapore Aromatics Company  - Berth 6;
  • Dupont – Pulau Sakra;
  • Hoechst Acetyls – Sea Vam Project;
  • Oronite Singapore – Pulau Sakra;
  • Singapore Cruise Centre – International Cruise Terminal Extension at Harbourfront;
  • JTC Jurong Island - VLCC Jetties and Pipelines for ExxonMobil and SRC; and
  • Powergrid’s Senoko to Gambas Tunnel.

 

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