L&T Construction secures water infrastructure project in Oman


L&T Construction said that its Water & Effluent Treatment Business has secured a design and execution contract for Phase II of Al Dhakhlia Water Transmission System, a water infrastructure project in Oman.

L&T Construction stated that the contract is valued between INR10bn ($136m) and INR25bn ($340m).

Under the contract, L&T will be responsible for the installation of 173km of pipelines for water transmission with associated civil works, construction of 18 RCC water storage reservoirs, five pumping stations with associated mechanical, electrical, control and instrumentation work.

Phase II of Al Dhakhlia Water Transmission System will include the installation of up to 192km of water transmission pipeline with a varying diameter between 500mm and 1,700mm and building a strategic storage reservoir at Izki with a capacity of 350,000m³.

The work will also involve the integration of new reservoirs and pumping stations with the existing SCADA system and with GPRS standby and subsequently to main Central Control Room at Bawshar in Muscat on GPRS communication network and other associated civil, electrical, mechanical, SCADA and instrumentation work.

L&T Construction’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business also secured orders in Bangladesh, Nepal, Saudi Arabia and India.

In Bangladesh, the business secured a turnkey order for design, supply, install and commission power transmission infrastructure for the 800MW Rupsha power plant. It also received an order to build 220kV substations in Nepal

In Saudi Arabia, the Power Transmission & Distribution Business won an order to establish 380kV and 230kV transmission line corridors. In India, the company had received an order to design and construct a 50MW solar power plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

The four orders are claimed to be worth between $136m and $340m.


Image: L&T Office in India. (Credit: Wikipedia.org/Batmaniacs.)

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