HCC wins $120m contract to construct Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle facility in Tamil Nadu

WCN Editorial Team 9 Aug 2017 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has bagged an INR7.63bn ($120m) contract from the Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR) for the construction of a Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle facility at Kalpakkam in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. 

As per terms of the contract, HCC will construct Nuclear Safety Compliant Structures for fuel processing plant for Fast Breeder Reactors and associated facilities including civil, electrical and mechanical works.

The project is scheduled to be completed in 48 months. Once completed, the new unit will serve as fuel processing facility for Fast Breeder Reactors.

HCC engineering and construction president and CEO Arun Karambelkar said: “We are happy to receive this contract for building Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle facility at Kalpakkam.

“With our well experience team, we are confident of delivering this job on time with precision in quality, safety and state-of-the-art technology.”

The latest contract represents the fourth contract awarded to HCC by IGCAR. Before this order, HCC received three contracts to build Administrative Blocks, Township and Metallic Fuel Plant.

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