L&T’s construction arm wins contract worth $324M


Larsen & Toubro’s construction unit has secured contracts worth INR21.61bn ($323.9M) across various business segments.

The firm’s transportation infrastructure business has won an INR8.47bn ($126.9M) design and construction contract from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India.

The contract, secured by L&T and Instalaciones Inabensa consortium, includes electrification works for the 417km section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from Mughalsarai to New Bhaupur in Uttar Pradesh, India.

The work also involves the construction of seven traction sub stations, 18 switching stations, 881 track km of overhead equipment, SCADA and electrical and mechanical works along with the supply of all associated equipment.

The company’s water and effluent treatment business has secured an INR7.09bn ($106.2M) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from the Gujarat Water Infrastructure.

The scope of the work includes the design and construction of 146km of mild steel pipelines and 26km of ductile iron pipelines.

The business has also won a contract from Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage & Infrastructure Corporation Limited for the design, construction and commissioning of sewage treatment plants and sewage pumping stations along with sewer networks in Alwar, Sikar and Bhiwadi, in the Rajasthan state.

The company’s power transmission and distribution business has secured EPC orders worth INR4.03bn ($60.3M) from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for the construction of a 400kV double circuit transmission line package from Tumkur to Hiryur in Karnataka.

The business also won a contract from Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited for the construction of 220/66kV substations along with the associated transmission line network.

Additional contracts worth INR2.02bn ($30.2M) were awarded to the company’s metallurgical and material handling business from various ongoing jobs of this business.

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