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L&T Construction Wins Orders Valued Rs. 2278 Crores

Mumbai: The construction arm of L&T has won orders worth Rs. 2278 crores across various business segments in May & June 2015. Power Transmission & Distribution Business: The Power Transmission and Distribution Business have won orders worth Rs. 1258 crores in the international markets. Larsen & Toubro Saudi Arabia LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of L&T, has bagged a contract from National Grid Saudi Arabia (a subsidiary of Saudi Electricity Company) for engineering, procurement and construction of 132 kV cabling work in Hail city and a 132 kV double circuit transmission line in Turaif, Qaseem and Hail areas of Saudi Arabia against stiff competition. A major order has been received from a Government agency to design and build 66 kV substations with associated cabling works in the GCC market. Further, Larsen & Toubro Oman LLC, a subsidiary of L&T, has received an order from Oman Electricity Transmission Company for engineering, procurement and construction of a new 132/33 kV Salalah Free Zone-2 grid station. Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business: The Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business has won orders worth Rs. 1020 crores including add ons. The consortium of L&T and IHI Infrastructure Systems Company Limited, Japan, has received an EPC order from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) for the construction of special steel bridges over JNPT (Jawaharlal Nehru Port) - Vadodara and RewariDadri sections of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor. The project, divided into three packages consists of 8 steel bridges, 3 minor bridges and 2 RUBs (Road Under Bridge) as Package CTP 15 A in the JNPT Vadodara section; a major long span steel bridge across river Narmada, a RUB as Package CTP 15 B in Maharashtra and Gujarat; and two major bridges across Yamuna and Hindon and a RFO (Rail Fly Over) as Package CTP 15 C in Haryana.

About Sanjay Trivedi

Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He also served as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University.

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