L&T Construction wins $356m orders from AP govt in India

WCN Editorial Team 11 Jan 2018 ASIA BUILDINGS

L&T Construction’s Transportation Infrastructure and Water & Effluent Treatment businesses have jointly bagged three EPC orders worth INR22.65bn ($356m) from the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) in India.

The scope of work includes investigation, design and construction of roads, drains, culverts, water supply, sewerage, sewerage treatment plants, utility ducts for power and ICT, reuse waterline and avenue plantation for land pooling schemes in Zones 6, 7 and 10 areas of Amaravati capital city.

The order, which was won by L&T against stiff competition, strengthens the presence of L&T in the Amaravati capital region of Andhra Pradesh.

Under the project, L&T will provide latest infrastructure to the city of Amaravati, including wide trunk roads with flexible and rigid pavements, along with multiple facilities such as cycle track, sidewalks and smart street lighting, and ICT.

The package is part of the master plan to develop Amaravati into a Smart City with infrastructure on par with the best in the world.

L&T CEO and managing director S N Subrahmanyan said: “Amaravati is fast developing into a world-class city and we are proud to be part of its growth story.
“This order reinforces trust and confidence that the Government of Andhra Pradesh has on Larsen & Toubro to execute large projects to quality and in time.

“We are grateful to APCRDA for giving us this opportunity to execute an infrastructure project of this magnitude, which will immensely benefit the residents of Amaravati.”

Recently, L&T’s wholly-owned subsidiary, L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), has won a contract worth $229m from Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for Bassein Development 3 Well Platform & Pipeline Project.

The scope of the work involves three new wellhead platforms, 23km subsea pipeline, composite subsea power cable, clamp - on works on an existing platform. Furthermore, it also includes modification work on nine existing platforms in the western offshore basin in India.

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