L and T Construction wins orders worth Rs. 1137 cr
Infrastructure construction company, L and T Construction on Tuesday stated that the company has won new orders worth Rs. 1137 crore across various business segments in April and May. L and T noted that the power transmission and distribution business has bagged new orders worth Rs. 754 crore.
In the international arena, fresh orders have been bagged by L&T Saudi Arabia LLC & L&T Oman LLC, the subsidiaries of Larsen & Toubro against stiff international competition.
The order received in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from National Grid, a subsidiary of Saudi Electricity Company, includes construction of two 115/13.8 KV Substations at Dammam Industrial Estate and Al-Majeedia, Qatif.
The scope involves detailed design, engineering, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of a 115 KV Gas Insulated Switchgear, 115/13.8 KV power transformers, MV switchgears, control and protection system, substation automation system, HVAC, firefighting system with associated civil works.
The other order is for the construction of a new 106 km, 132 KV Double Circuit Transmission Line in Wadi Dawasir Area.
The scope involves detailed engineering, tower foundations, supply and erection of 132 KV family of towers with associated transmission line components along with testing and commissioning of the entire circuit.
The order in the Sultanate of Oman is from the Oman Electricity Transmission Company S.A.O.C for the design and construction of a new 400kV Izki Grid station near Nizwa.
L&T noted that this is the first 400KV Grid Station bagged by the company in the GCC.
The contract encompasses supply and erection of 400KV Gas Insulated Switchgear, 500MVA transformer and control relay panels, substation control system and related civil works.
On the domestic front, the business received an order from Vizag Transmission Limited, a subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India, for building a 765 KV D/C Transmission line with associated system strengthening in Andhra Pradesh.
L&T reported that in the buildings & factories business new orders worth Rs. 315 crores have been received.
The company noted that an order has been bagged from one of the world's leading two-wheeler manufacturers for the design and construction of test tracks and buildings for the company's upcoming innovation research development centre near Jaipur in Rajasthan.
The water & renewable energy business have received an additional turnkey order from a reputed client for the construction of a 11 MW Solar photo voltaic power plant in Andhra Pradesh.
The scope involves design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning.
(Posted on 14-05-2014)