L&T’s construction unit wins $534.1M worth of contracts

WCN Editorial Team 11 Jul 2016 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

L&T’s construction unit has won contracts worth a combined value of INR35.9bn ($534.1M) across various business lines.

The company’s heavy civil infrastructure business, along with partner PES Engineers Private, has bagged an INR18.5bn ($274.4M) contract to build a barrage in Telangana, India.

The scope of the contract, awarded by the Irrigation and Command Area Development Department of Telangana, includes construction of a 1632m-long barrage with radial gates.

The scope of the contract also includes mechanical works related to the barrage radial gates with rope drum hoist arrangements, as well as construction of 2592m guide bunds on either side of the barrage across river Godavari at Medigadda, Mahadevapur in Karimnagar district, Telangana.

L&T’s deputy managing director and president S.N. Subrahmanyan said: “It is noteworthy that the Government of Telangana has initiated work on the Medigadda Barrage Project in a very systematic and remarkable manner.

“Christened a “Dream Project” of Telangana state, L&T is indeed proud to be part of this improvement plan to create irrigated agricultural production systems, which are vital for our country’s development.

“This order reaffirms our expertise in building complex irrigation systems to empower the agrarian belts of the country.”

L&T’s Water & Effluent Treatment Business has won an INR10.4bn ($154.8M) engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) contract from the Water Resources Department of Madhya Pradesh to build a balancing reservoir, distribution chamber and pumping station at Bansujara left bank’s main canal in Tikamgarh district, Madhya Pradesh.

The contract includes design, procurement, construction and installation of pumping systems, rising and gravity main lines, branch lines, as well as distribution network including control and regulation system.

The business has also bagged a contract from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Gujarat, to build a 30 MLD Common Effluent Treatment Plant and associated pumping station at Danilimda, Ahmedabad. The plant will make use of sequential batch reactor technology.

L&T’s Building & Factories Business has secured an INR3.94bn ($58.5M) contract for the construction of software development blocks. The scope of the work includes civil, structural, MEP and finishing works.

L&T’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has won EPC contracts valued at INR3.12bn ($46.3M) in the international market. This includes a contract from a Middle East customer to build two high-voltage substations. The business also won an order to build a medium voltage distribution substation and underground cabling works from Millennium Challenge Account in Malawi, Africa.

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