L&T Construction wins orders worth $182m

WCN Editorial Team 5 Nov 2018 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

L&T Construction, the construction subsidiary of L&T, has won orders worth INR13.29bn ($182m)across three business segments.

The company’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business has won a design and build (D&B) order worth INR7.1bn ($97m) from Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal for the execution of 30MLD Industrial Area Sewage Treatment Works Phase III A.

The scope of work includes design, engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning with advanced treatment technology and high-end control and automation.

This is the third consecutive order secured from Ashghal by the Water and Effluent Treatment Business after the completion of Doha South and Al Shamal Sewage Treatment works.

L&T Construction’s Transportation Infrastructure Business has won an order worth INR4.81bn ($66m).

The Railways business unit of the Transportation Infrastructure Business vertical has secured a design and build order from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL), a special purpose vehicle of the Indian Railways, which has been established to build dedicated freight corridors.

The scope of work involves 2x25kV overhead electrification, signalling and telecommunication and associated works in Mughalsarai-New Sonnagar-Chirailapathu section (70.3RKM/147.6TKM) of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor.

The Railways business unit is already executing the systems works contract for the New Karwandiya-New Durgauti Section (66RKM/133TKM) and electrification works for the adjacent Mughalsarai-Bhaupur Section (CP204; 417RKM/881TKM).

The business unit will carry out the electrification of a 550km continuous section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor from Kanpur to New Sonnagar.

In another contract, the company’s Smart World Communication Business has secured an order worth INR1.38bn ($19m) from Bangalore Metro Rail to design, manufacture, supply, install, test and commission telecommunication systems for the extension of the Bangalore Metro Phase-1.

The scope of work includes public address systems, passenger information displays, master clocks, centralised data recording, Tetra radio communication, fibre optic transmission network, CCTV surveillance and Telecom - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems.

The business unit is executing similar works for Lucknow Metro, Nagpur Metro and Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad.


Image: A waste water treatment plant constructed by L&T Construction at Doha, Qatar. Photo: Courtesy of L&T Construction.

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