PAAB being the owner and developer of water and sewerage infrastructure in Malaysia, offers various business opportunities for consultants, contractors and suppliers in the related industries.
Requirement: Contractors will need to be registered with Pusat Khidmat Kontraktor and Construction Industry Development Board. Possession of permit type C from Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Air Negara will be required.
The specialties that PAAB may require are as listed below:
Water Engineering : Established contractors capable in constructing dams, inlet works, pump station, reservoir and water retaining structure, water treatment plants, pipe works and fittings, and sludge treatment facilities. This will be PAAB’s main focus over the next decade in developing new water infrastructure.
Wastewater Engineering: Established contractors capable in constructing sewage treatment plants, pumping station and ancillaries, sewage networks, sludge treatment facilities, tertiary treatment, biogas facility and disinfection facility. These works will be at a later stage when sewerage is integrated with water operation.
Mechanical Engineering : Established contractors in pumping installation, plumbing and sanitation system, air conditioning and ventilation system, water treatment installation, fire equipment protection system, crane and hoist equipment, laboratory equipment.
Electrical Engineering: Electrical building systems, Lightning protection system, power plant, main switchgears.
Control and Instrumentation: SCADA and telemetry, main control system for water and sewerage systems.
Other types of works such as those involving non-revenue water, tunnelling and pipe jacking are also available.
Requirement: All consultants will need to be registered with the Ministry of Finance, the Board of Engineers or their respective professional bodies.
There are various opportunities for engineering consultancy works in design and project supervision as well as many other specialty works. Consulting specialists are required in the following areas:
For suppliers, the various opportunities available are as per below:
Supply of major equipment such as pumps, blowers, mixers, dosing system, control system, sludge handling, motors, valves, actuators, analysers, wastewater equipment and screens
Supply of materials such as pipes and fittings, manhole covers, geotechnical, environmental products, water treatment chemicals and other construction materials,
There is also a need for general supply of items such as safety equipment, IT products, office equipment and supplies, laboratory products, electrical products, office furniture, corporate printing, telecommunications, security, travel and others.