L&T Construction wins orders worth $247m in India

WCN Editorial Team 19 Feb 2018 ASIA BUSINESS

L&T Construction has won orders worth INR15.85bn ($247.41m) across various business segments.

The company’s transportation infrastructure business unit has won an EPC order worth INR5.13bn ($80.07m) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the four-laning of the highway in the Aurangabad-Karodi section of NH-211 (New NH No 52) in the state of Maharashtra.

The project involves the construction of 30.21km of four-lane dual carriageway with flexible pavement, 28.83km of service/slip roads and other structures such as major bridges, flyovers and vehicular/pedestrian/cattle underpasses.

The power transmission and distribution business has won orders worth INR5bn ($77.8m) for the construction of 220kV and 110kV transmission lines in Kochi, Kerala.

For this work, the company will use advanced multi-circuit multi-voltage (MCMV) narrow based towers. This project will connect several substations in the city and suburbs.

The company will make use of the right of way of existing 66kV lines for this corridor of higher voltage levels.

The TransGrid project, said to be the largest transmission project in the history of Kerala State Electricity Board, is aimed at meeting the load growth and ensuring reliable and stable power supply across the state.

The power transmission and distribution business has also secured another order from Power Grid Corporation of India for rural electrification works in Jammu and Kashmir.

The work includes the construction of 33kV/11kV substations, HT and LT lines and distribution transformers for providing service connections to households in villages and habitations in the districts of Ramban, Udhampur and Reasi.

The water and effluent treatment business has won an EPC order worth INR3.71bn ($57.9m) from Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, Odisha, for providing water supply to Komana, Nuapada, Boden and Khariar Blocks of Nuapada district.

Work includes supply and laying of transmission and distribution pipelines, design and construction of intake well, pump houses, water treatment plants and water storage structures, along with associated electromechanical and instrumentation works.

L&T’s metallurgical and material handling business has won orders worth INR2.01bn ($31.3m) in the area of blast furnace revamp and product business.

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