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Our History
   
 
1973
Mr Ong Sek Chong, the then Chairman of Lian Beng Construction Company, started operations as a sub-contractor for small scale civil engineering and building projects.
Mr Ong Pang Aik, the current Executive Chairman of the Group, joined the company in 1978 and is responsible for supervising work site and tendering for projects.
From 1978 to 1988, business expanded in terms of contract size awarded and scope of work undertaken. Began to tender for small-scale civil engineering and building projects as a main contractor.
1988
Conversion of Lian Beng Construction (1988) Pte Ltd (LBC), the flagship company of the Group, with $500,000 paid-up capital to undertake businesses from the sole proprietorship.
From 1988 to 1993, LBC undertook numerous public sector projects for government bodies, mainly for upgrading and construction of schools, polyclinics, libraries and terrace factories; also secured residential and industrial construction projects in private sector.
1993
In 1993, achieved significant milestone when LBC was awarded first Singapore Housing and Development Board Project in Tampines.
Since then, many successful tenders and completion of HDB projects, creating a niche in public housing projects.
1996
Registration with the Building and Construction Authority in Singapore as a Grade 8 (G8) building contractor; a highest classification with BCA equivalent to the current A1 grading.
Awarded first private residential project with contract value exceeding $100 million
Ventured into engineering and leasing of construction machinery and equipment. Incorporated Lian Beng Engineering & Machinery Pte Ltd in 1996 and Tradewin Machinery & Equipments Pte Ltd in 1997 to complement Group's business and diversify earning base by providing construction services to contractors in Singapore.
1999
With the expansion of operation in size and stature to become one of the major home-grown HDB building contractors, the Group goes on to be listed in the Mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange in 1999.
Shifted into the Group's current Corporate Headquarters
2000
Began to diversify into property development market in Singapore. Incorporated Rocca Investments Pte Ltd and Lian Beng Realty Pte Ltd to undertake the development projects.
Acquire a factory of land area 109,184 sq ft for the expansion of engineering and leasing operations
LBC teamed up with another local company and a Bangladeshi company to set up a vocational training school in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This school was managed by Lian Beng (Bangladesh) Training & Testing Centre Pte Ltd, a joint venture company set up by LBC and its joint venture counterparts.
2001
To further consolidate position in the construction industry, the Group successfully acquired a G8 building construction company, Deenn Engineering Pte Ltd - an established "design-and-build" company incorporated in 1975.
2004
The Group, with a joint venture partner, incorporated a subsidiary, PT Lian Beng Energy to undertake a five-year overburden removal contract in Muara Tae, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
2006
Lian Beng Group Ltd's subsidiary, LBC and Amin Construction Private Limited (a Maldives incorporated construction company) formed a joint venture company, Lian Beng - Amin Joint Venture Pvt. Ltd. in the Republic of Maldives to undertake a USD 17.4 million project for the Design and Build of 600 single-storey housing units in Raa Dhuvaafaru, Maldives.
 
2007

Lian Beng Group Ltd's subsidiary, LBC clinched a construction project for the highly anticipated Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort development.

2008

Group's incorporation of new subsidiary, Millennium International Builders Pte Ltd to undertake construction of ultra-luxury niche projects.

 
2009
The change of company name for Group's wholly owned subsidiary, Tradewin Machinery & Equipments Pte Ltd to Tradewin Engineering Pte Ltd




Last updated on May 10, 2011
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Lian Beng Group Ltd, Company's Registration Number: 199802527Z