L&T Construction wins orders worth $285m

WCN Editorial Team 21 Sep 2018 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

L&T Construction, the construction subsidiary of L&T, has won orders worth INR20.48bn ($285m) across two business segments.

The company’s Power Transmission and Distribution Business has secured EPC orders worth INR16.33bn ($227m).

It has secured a major order for a main plant electrical package of Units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

The business unit has also won orders to build a 400/220kV gas insulated substation in Andhra Pradesh Capital Region and a 230kV gas insulated substation in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

It has also secured orders from a power transmission company for 765kV and 400kV transmission line packages.

L&T Construction’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business has won an order worth INR4.15bn ($57.7m).

It has secured and order from Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board for providing underground sewerage scheme to Kurichi and Kuniyamuthur area of Coimbatore.

The scope of work includes laying of sewer pipelines of 450km, construction of RCC manholes, 30 pumping and lifting stations and providing house sewer connections to 69,500 households.

Previously, the company’s Transportation Infrastructure business has won an order worth INR20.95bn ($294m) from the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) for the construction of Package 10 of the six-lane Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway, between Fatiwabad and Surala villages in Aurangabad district in the state of Maharashtra.

To be completed in 30 months, the project involves construction of 57.95km of six-lane rigid pavement carriageway, 12.77km of service roads, 6.4km of cart tracks, three interchanges, one ROB, four major bridges, five canal bridges,19 minor bridges/canal bridge, 79 culverts, one VOP and 49 vehicular/pedestrian/cattle underpasses.

The Heavy Civil Infrastructure business has secured an order worth INR5.59bn ($78.5m) from MSRDC for the construction of the 1.837km Thane Creek Bridge-III across the Thane Creek Channel. The dual bridge will connect Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.

The Thane Creek Bridge-III will be the third bridge to be constructed across Thane Creek channel. The existing Bridge No 2 is not able to cater to the growing traffic. Bridge No 1 has been closed to traffic due to its poor condition.

After completion, the third bridge will provide seamless connectivity between Mumbai and Vashi.


Image: A 400kV Sasaram-Allahabad transmission line executed by L&T Construction. Photo: Courtesy of L&T Construction.

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