July 2014.
SEC ‘s new facility in Vung Tau is now close to completion and will meet the planned completion date of end of 2014. In order for SEC to achieve the high standards sought for in the facility, international companies were contracted for the design, structural checks, the supply of capital equipment, and to work with reputable and experienced local contractors throughout the process.

Contractors include:
1) Architects: ADA French firm based in HCMC
2) Structural design, M & E Design and Structural Checks: Aurecon, an Australian company with offices worldwide.
3) Civil Contractors: TVT from HCMC, a local company experienced in industrial facilities.
4) M & E Contractors: TES from HCMC, a local company experienced in industrial facilities.
5) Crane Suppliers and Installers: DEMAG, German company with offices in HCMC and a leading supplier of cranes worldwide.
6) Metal Buildings done by: Bluescope Steel, a large Australian company with offices in HCMC.
7) Main workshop door: 11 x 11 meters. ASA Abloy / Mega Door, a world leader in door solutions from USA with offices in Singapore.

As seen from the street, SEC’s new offices and workshop are entering the final stages of construction. Mechanical and Electrical installations are more than 70 % complete and the Fit Out is about to start.

Mrs. Duong Huong Giang (right) inspects workshop progress. The Workshop has been built to impressive specifications. Approximately 1700 square meters of floor space, 2 DEMAG gantry cranes, each with 2 x 32 ton hoists, A back up generator with more than enough output to run the entire workshop thru a power cut, a state of the art fume extraction system with filters at welding stations, a large compressor with access points through out the work shop, a 11 meter x 11 front door to allow entry for very large pieces of equipment and a floor load bearing ability of 50-60 tons/ sq. mtr.

The workshop floor viewed for the top level of the rear offices. The 2 Demag gantry cranes can be seen as they have recently been installed and workers are finishing the final stages of the roof. It had been left incomplete to allow crane installation.

The new office building which will also include conference and training facilities.