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OKP subsidiary secures $17.7 mil PUB contract

Bryan Wu
Bryan Wu • 2 min read
OKP subsidiary secures $17.7 mil PUB contract
OKP’s net construction order book now stands at a record high $660.4 million, with contracts extending to 2027. Photo: Samuel Isaac Chua/The Edge Singapore
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Eng Lam Contractors Co, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OKP Holdings 5CF -

, has been awarded a contract worth approximately $17.7 million from the Public Utilities Board (PUB) for the improvement of old roadside drains under the Estate Upgrading Programme (EUP).

Under the contract, Eng Lam will be involved in the reconstruction of box drains, entrance culverts, open drains, box culverts and sumps along with its associated works at the Sunrise and Cactus Estates in Cheng San.

The work will also include the replacement, reconstruction and installation of drop inlet chambers, kerb re-alignment, diversion of water mains and pipelines as well as other ancillary works. 

The 30-month contract commenced on March 22 and is expected to be completed by Sept 21, 2026.  

The latest contract has brought OKP’s net construction order book to a record high $660.4 million, with contracts extending to 2027.

Group managing director Or Toh Wat says the contract is a strong endorsement of the company’s quality work and expertise in drainage projects in support of Singapore’s comprehensive water collection system to regulate the discharge of rainwater. 

See also: Consortium containing Alpina Holdings subsidiary awarded $115.7 mil integrated facilities management contract

“We are dedicated to undertaking the construction and improvement of the city-state’s drainage systems in a safe and sustainable manner,” he says. “Committed to the smooth delivery of the project while prioritising environmental preservation and compliance with the Workplace Safety and Health Act, we endeavour to enhance the physical conditions and living environment within older private estates, better catering to residents’ needs.”

Shares in OKP closed unchanged at 25.5 cents on March 25.

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