Straits provides comprehensive engineering consultancy services in four (4) main engineering traits: Civil engineering, Structural engineering, Geotechnical engineering and Transportation engineering. The full consultancy services include advisory of design works by using the latest design tools and supervision of construction works at site.

 

Civil Engineering

Being one of the oldest engineering disciplines, we believe great civil engineering is basis of all great projects. Therefore, you can rest assured that every project we deliver will exceed your expectations.

(Site planning, Road and rail alignments, earthwork, drainage, stormwater management, coastal protection, hydrology and hydraulic studies, utility supply and distribution, traffic staging design, safety study, erosion and sediment control)

 

Structural Engineering

At Straits, we are aware of the challenges faced with designing complex structures in today’s architecture. We approach each structure with attention to detail and emerge with ingenious solutions to meet the design intent and Client’s expectations.

(Commercial & Residential structure design, Bridge design and rehabilitation design)

 

Geotechnical Engineering

Our geotechnical engineers are experienced in assessing the unpredictable soil conditions to provide stability to our client’s projects.

(Subsurface investigation analysis, ground improvement design, settlement analysis, Land reclamation, shallow and deep foundation design, monitoring and instrumentation planning, Slope stability and remediation, slope rehabilitation design, retaining wall design)

 

Transportation Engineering

The artery of every city in the world is the transportation system’s airports, railways, highways, ports. Transportation engineering on the other hand is the application of theoretical and technical knowledge to ensure these systems run smoothly for the cities to come alive.

(Highway Design, interchange design, toll way design, transit planning, public transport system)

Projects

State of Kuwait Embassy and Diplomatic Residences, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Project Highlights

Engineering design and construction supervision of civil, structural and geotechnical works for the Embassy Building, Ambassador Residence and six Diplomatic Residences

 

Scope of Services

  • Provide civil and structural design as well as coordination with local authorities for DO and BP

Project Gallery

  • client: State of Kuwait
  • Year Of Complited: Nov 2016 – Present

Staff Village, Desaru, Malaysia

Project Highlights

The client is desirous to build staff village and back of house (BOH) for the Desaru Coast development project. The BOH is meant to support the development of various hotels and theme parks which are currently being developed by the Client. The project is built with the 100% Industrial Building System (IBS) construction method.

Straits was engaged by the client to provide civil and structural engineering consultancy services as well as construction supervision services for the staff village Straits prepared all required documents for the development order and infrastructure for the site, while the building of the 5-storey staff quarters was contracted as a design-and-build (D&B) by the Client to accelerate the schedule. Straits also provide check consultancy services to the Client on the D&B contractor’s submission and construction work.

Resident engineer and clerk of works provision by Straits to monitor the construction at the site and ensure that construction is performed according to the plans and specifications. The major challenge for the site is the interfacing between the two contractors’ works that progress simultaneously; one is constructing the infrastructure (earthwork, drainage, water, sewer, power) while the D&B contractor constructs the buildings.

The infrastructure contractor is required to meet the requirements of the building contractor (platform level, earthwork specification, utility connection details, etc) and ensure that the work programme is synchronized to avoid delays. The supervision team works closely with the design team and the Client to ensure that material approval, RFIs, RFA, testing and other requests from both contractors are addressed promptly to avoid delays.

Scope of Services

  • Civil and structural engineering consultancy & supervision
  • Independent Checking Engineer (ICE)

Project Gallery

  • client: Theme Attraction Resort & Hotel Sdn Bhd
  • Year Of Complited: April 2017 – March 2019

Serene Heights Bangi, Malaysia

Project Highlights

Engineering design and supervision of civil, structural for 244 units of double storey terrace houses and 3 substations at Dahlia 2, Serene Heights, Mukim Semenyih, Selangor.

Scope of Services

  • Provide civil and structural design as well as coordination with local authorities for DO and BP.
  • Provide full standing supervision at site for entire project duration

Project Gallery

  • client: UEM Sunrise Berhad
  • Year Of Complited: Nov 2016 – Present

Sealife Legoland Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia

Project Highlights

Straits provided services for Merlin Entertainment LLC (UK) and Legoland Malaysia for the construction of the first Sealife Centre in Malaysia. Sealife is an aquarium attraction which showcases fresh and salt water creatures. Straits collaborated with local and foreign consultants in various disciplines.  In the Feasibility / Business Case Stage, Straits provided preliminary civil and structural design based on the architect’s layout and allowed the QS to provide a budgetary estimate for the projects.

During the Design Stage, Straits produced submission drawings and reports for Development Order (DO), Infrastructure (Road, Drainage, Earthwork) and Building Plan (BP) as well as submissions to the water and sewerage authorities. Straits also produced the design drawings, calculations and reports which were used in the tender stage and coordinated with other disciplines. Weekly project meetings / conference calls were attended to ensure proper coordination between all disciplines. Straits participated in coordination meetings and obtained the required permits for the building.

In the Tender Stage, Straits participated in the tender interviews and clarifications, produced addendums as required. In Construction Stage, Straits is coordinating the C&S drawings and addressing discrepancies based on site conditions and contractor’s requests. Straits provides a full standing supervising Resident Engineer to address site issues and monitor the contractor’s work. RFI, RFA, site memos, NCR, etc are issued and/or responded by Straits as required or as relevant.

The challenges include substantial coordination between the various disciplines, as the requirements for theming (ID), aquarium life support systems (LSS), M&E and design of odd shaped tanks. As a solution, the team used Revit (ie, building information modelling or BIM), in 3D to allow clear view of utility/structure/architecture conflicts and accurate quantity take-offs, which also helped minimize variations during construction.

 

Scope of Services

  • Planning, design, tender and construction supervision of Sealife Legoland structure
  • Structural design of Ocean Tank and Sting Ray Tank
  • Construction planning and handling of sea creatures
  • Contract documents developed through BIM software

Project Gallery

  • client: Merline Entertainments
  • Year Of Complited: Nov 2015 – Mar 2019

Rekascape, Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Project Highlights

  • Engineering design and supervision of civil and structural works for Entrepreneur Centre, Cyberjaya
  • Envisioned as a catalyst towards an empowered and thriving community of entrepreneurs, it is positioned to drive robust economic activities through creativity and innovation

 

Scope of Services

  • Provide civil and structural design as well as coordination with local authorities for DO and BP.
  • Provide full standing supervision at site for entire project duration

Project Gallery

  • client: Cyberview Sdn Bhd
  • Year Of Complited: Sep 2015 – Dec 2018

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA2), Malaysia

Project Highlights

Engineering design and construction supervision of earthworks and sub-surface drainage underlying the parking aprons and taxiways of the new low-cost carrier terminal

 

Scope of Services

  • Design of cost-efficient geotechnical treatment of soft ground underlying the parking aprons and taxiways
  • Supervised the construction of earthworks and monitor settlement rate of surcharge load

Project Gallery

  • client: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd
  • Year Of Complited: June 2009 – Dec 2012

Kazan Smart City, Russia

Project Highlights

  • Awarded directly by the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
  • Project was initiated by the President of Tatarstan
  • SCE performed public engagement during design session to gain input for design basis
  • Project won the FIABCI (Russia) Prix D’Excellence Award for best Masterplan Design in 2013
  • Project won the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) Design Excellence Award in 2014

 
Scope of Services

  • Infrastructure master planning for development of 600-hectare green field in Kazan

Project Gallery

  • client: Tatarstan Development Corporation
  • Year Of Complited: Sep 2012 – Dec 2013

Gas District Cooling (GDC), Putrajaya, Malaysia

Project Highlights

Malaysia’s largest district cooling provider serving Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) precinct. Our assets encompass of 8 co-generation / district cooling plants with total combined capacity of 59 MW electric, 442 ton/hr steam, 147,000 RT & 238,000 RTh chilled water. We aspire to be the Chilled Water and Electricity Provider of Choice in Malaysia.

 

Scope of Services

  • Detailed Design and Site Supervision Works

Project Gallery

  • client: Putrajaya Holdings Berhad
  • Year Of Complited: 2019

Ampang LRT, Malaysia

Project Highlights

Straits was subconsultant to Designworks Architects & Consultants Sdn Bhd for the design of a six-storey office building and multi-storey carpark for the Ampang LRT Station. The Client for the project was Prasarana. Straits provided civil and structural engineering consultancy services as well as construction supervision services for the project. The office building was occupied by Prasarana operations for the Ampang Line while the multi-storey carpark is used by the LRT passengers.

During the Design Stage, Straits produced submission drawings and reports for Development Order (DO), Infrastructure (Road, Drainage, Earthwork) and Building Plan (BP) as well as submissions to the water and sewerage authorities. Straits also produced the design drawings, calculations and reports which were used in the tender stage and coordinated with other disciplines. Bi-weekly project meetings were attended to ensure proper coordination between all disciplines.

Straits participated in coordination meetings and obtained the required permits for the building. In the Tender Stage, Straits participated in the tender interviews and clarifications, produced addendums as required. In Construction Stage, Straits coordinated the C&S drawings and addressed discrepancies based on site conditions and contractor’s requests. Straits provided a full standing supervising Resident Engineer and a COW to address site issues and monitor the contractor’s work.

Due to the strict schedule of the Client, Straits designed an IBS pre-cast structure system for the multi-storey carpark. The system proved effective as it was able to shorten the construction time significantly.

 

Scope of Services

  • Provide civil and structural design as well as coordination with local authorities for construction permits
  • Supervised the construction of the entire project up to the issuance of CCC

Project Gallery

  • client: Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd
  • Year Of Complited: Mar 2012 – Jan 2014

Air Selangor – Rehabilitation of Reservoirs

Project Highlights

Our client, Air Selangor is desirous to reconstruct the existing reservoirs and pump houses which are leaking and inactive. In doing so, it enables Air Selangor to increase the water storage capacity to the consumers. Straits has been awarded the package-5 which consists reservoirs in six separate locations covering Klang, Gombak and Hulu Langat.

Straits offers inspections of existing facilities where necessary, detailed study, engineering design, tender documentation, supervision during the construction and implementation of the proposed project by the Air Selangor. Moreover, Straits has conducted preliminary studies including assessment, topographical survey, and utility detection to identify the best viable options and methodology on the construction of reservoirs and pump houses.

In participation of tender process, Straits evaluates work tender documentations and prepare tender evaluation report based on our approved methodology. In ensuring construction works to precisely accurate with the drawings, we provide standing supervision personnel to stay at site during construction stage of the project.

 

Scope of Services

  • Full Civil and Structural Engineering Services
  • Detailed design & site supervision works

Project Gallery

  • client: Air Selangor
  • Year Of Complited: March 2022

MCKK Pavilion Restoration Project, Perak, Malaysia

Project Highlights

Almost all of the buildings in Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) within the school have reached a state of disrepair that results undesirable living and learning environment for the students. As the results, the client together with the consultant from various expertise whose belong to alma mater of MCKK had taken the initiative to rebuild the existing Pavilion that housing student for education. The major challenge is to conserve the heritage value of Pavilion albeit large-scale reconstruction.

 Scope of Services

  • Full Civil & Structural Engineering Services
  • Detailed Design and Site Supervision Works

Project Gallery

  • client: MCKK Foundation and MCKK
  • Year Of Complited: 2019