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HSS Engineering Sdn. Bhd. – Malaysia’s leading engineering consultancy firms

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HSS Engineering Sdn. Bhd. – Malaysia's leading engineering consultancy firms

HSS Engineering Sdn. Bhd. (HSSE) is one of Malaysia’s leading engineering consultancy firms, operating under the umbrella of HSS Engineers Berhad (HEB), a pioneering entity listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. HEB holds the distinction of being the sole listed provider of engineering consultancy and project management services in Malaysia, aligning with the nation’s drive to bolster the service sector’s contribution to its Gross Domestic Products (GDP).


Within the Group, over a thousand professionals contribute to its success, with engineers constituting more than half of the workforce. Spanning over three (3) and a half decade, the Group boasts an illustrious history, playing an integral role in the realisation of numerous major infrastructure undertakings that have shaped Malaysia’s progress.


The Group comprises strategic units specialising in project management, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, infrastructure, transportation, geo-technical, and quantity survey engineering disciplines. An additional focus on Building Information Modelling (BIM) empowers the firm to deliver cohesive and comprehensive engineering solutions. The goal is to offer holistic engineering services that expertly integrate diverse disciplines. This objective is achieved through meticulous in-house coordination among various disciplines/departments, enabling the creation of well-conceived and coordinated design and/or design reviews.


The Group’s commitment to quality and excellence is underpinned by its accreditation under multiple ISO standards, including ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental Management Systems, ISO 45001:2018 for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, and ISO 37001:2016 for Anti-Bribery Management Systems.


The Group’s unwavering dedication to excellence shines through its invaluable contributions to Malaysia’s key infrastructure and iconic projects, spanning across multitude of sectors, including ports, townships, highways, railways, airports, water resources, telecommunications, and energy. Its extensive portfolio boasts accomplishments such as:

  • Over 4,000 km of roadways, highways, and expressways.
  • Ports with a cargo handling capacity exceeding 9.95 million TEUs.
  • Airports catering to over 107 million passengers annually.
  • Rail systems extending across 3,000 km, encompassing both heavy rail and transit networks.
  • Water resource facilities capable of treating 3,000 million liters per day.
  • Notable achievements in flood mitigation and river rehabilitation.
  • Development of expansive townships across thousands of acres.


Revered as the “Central Digital Data Depository” in the domain of highways, roads, rails, and waterways, the Group stands ready to support Malaysia’s government in planning and implementing large-scale infrastructure ventures. Leveraging on its expertise and well-established track record, the Group remains at the forefront of nation-building projects.


In 2017, HEB acquired SMHB Engineering Sdn. Bhd., a key player in the nation’s water sector, boasting a heritage that traces back to the British colonial era. With a remarkable oversight over than three quarters of the nation’s water projects, SMHB held a prominent position. This strategic acquisition empowers the Group to broaden its water expertise and ambitiously aspire to lead on the global stage in this field.


The Group’s commitment to innovation and professional growth is evident in its proactive investments in development of its employee, encompassing training, upskilling and reskilling initiatives. Staying at the forefront of technological advancements is a defining feature of the Group’s approach; from pioneering the early adoption of AutoCAD to harnessing the transformative power of BIM since 2012, the Group has consistently showcased its dedication to embracing cutting-edge technologies. Some of the notable project include the Kwasa Damansara Township development, showcasing the Group’s advanced solutions, including 3D Modelling, Clash Detection and Resolution, and Bill of Quantities.


Apart from Malaysia, the Group has also ventured into the international arena, offering consultancy services in several countries namely Philippines, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Brunei, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman and Libya. The Group’s collaborative efforts extend to partnering with esteemed global consortium, local existing clients as well as governments in countries such as Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, Europe, South America and Africa regions.


In 2022, the Group proudly stood as Malaysia’s flag-bearer, representing the nation as the sole representative in Engineering News-Record (ENR)’s Top 225 International Designs Firms 2022 list. This annual compilation highlights the largest engineering design services firms globally, ranking them based on revenue. The group’s inclusion in this esteemed list places it alongside notable international firms from across the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, further validating its dedication to engineering excellence and impactful global reach.


The Group is cognisant of MIDA’s focus on promoting the services sub-sectors with engineering consultancy services being one of the identified segments to move up the value chain and serve as the main engine of growth to propel the economy. With trade and investment missions and delegations to promote Malaysia as the destination for business investments, MIDA assumes a pivotal role in creating a platform for potential collaborations between the foreign investors and domestic engineering consultancy companies as in the like of HEB Group to showcase their core expertise, capabilities and impressive track record as evident in undertakings of numerous high impact national infrastructure projects in the country over the years.