MK Group (Ming Kiang Group), founded in 1957 by the Group Chairman Datuk Chu Kok Keng. Datuk Chu is from Jin Jian, Fujian. Datuk Chu immigrated to Singapore and was later invited by his cousin brother to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah to start his first enterprise in 1957.
MK Group today employs about 3,000 employees with annual revenue of RM600 million. MK Group has eleven different businesses: 1) Hospitality; 2) Road Construction and Road Maintenance Concession; 3) Water Treatment Concession; 4) Plantation; 5) Property Development; 6) Education; 7) Retail and Trading; 8) Manufacturing and Printing; 9) IT and Data Centre; 10) Insurance Agency; 11) e-Publishing.
Client: Sabah State Water Department Year: 2005 – 2008 Project Description: This project comprises the construction of the Betotan Dam covering an area of 1,600 acres, an intake and raw water pumping station with river gate at the Segaliud River, installation of approximately 3.2 kilometers of 1400mm diameter raw water pipelines, a SCADA-operated treatment plant with a production capacity of 125 million litres per day (Mld) and the installation of approximately 38 kilometers of 1300mm diameter pumping mains from the treatment plant to the Kebun Cina service reservoir.
Client: Sabah State Water Department Year: 2012 – 2016 Project Description: To cater to the critical shortage of water supply faced by the people of Keningau town and its surrounding area, the company was appointed to construct a new water treatment plant facility with a production capacity of 70 million liters per day (MLD) comprising of raw water intake pumping facilities, 2 nos of 10.5 ML Reservoir at its Water Treatment Plant, Reservoir and Balancing Tank located at Kampung Bunsit(5ML Reservoir), Kampung Bariawa (10.5ML Reservoir), Ansip (1.5ML Reservoir) & Jalan Keningau-Sook (0.2ML Balancing Tank) and 44.029 kilometers of MSCL pipe of varying sizes ranging from 300mm to 900mm.
Design and Construction of The Proposed Tamparuli Town Sewerage Scheme at Tuaran District
Client: Sabah Public Works Department Year: 2008 – 2010 Project Description: The company designed and built the first centralized sewerage system for the Tamparuli township and its surrounding areas. The scope of works comprises the construction of a 12,000 PE capacity sewerage treatment plant (STP), 4.45 km of trunk sewers that involves river crossing works at Sg Tamparuli and Sg Tuaran, 2 pump stations, ancillary buildings, access road as well as connection works from service built up facilities within sewer zones to the truck sewers.
Client: Sabah State Water Department Year: 2007 – 2008 Project Description: The company was tasked to carry out feasibility studies, detail design and construct the Tambunan Water Supply scheme comprising of water intake system and storage tanks.
Client: Sabah State Water Department Year: 2012 – 2014 Project Description: The Company was appointed as the design and build contractor to design, construct, equip and commission a new water treatment plant and supply scheme. The scope of works comprised of the design and built of a 48MLD water supply system to cater to the needs of SOGIP such as raw water pump sets & intake chamber, water treatment facilities, water distribution networks to within the designated areas, laying of new treated water transmission main from the new treatment plant to SOGIP, construction of a 20ML service reservoirs and storage tanks, contact balancing tank in the treatment plant, installation and commissioning of all M & E, instrumentation works and online monitoring system, installation of fulltime/standby generator sets to meet the power demand, installation of Magnetic Flow Meters, provision of staff quarters and sludge disposal facilities.
Construction of Tuaran Road Bypass Linking Ring Road to Sepanggar Bay
Client: Sabah Public Works Department Year: 1992 – 1999 Project Description: The company was tasked to construct 8.2 kilometers of new dual carriageway road that involves the cutting of hillslopes. The scope of works includes earthworks, road pavement, drainage works and construction of 4 bridges.
Client: Sabah Public Works Department Year: 2000 – 2003 Project Description: Construction of 11.5 kilometers of single carriageway road that comprises of site clearing, earthworks, roadside drains and road pavement works.