L&T power, water and civil construction verticals bag fresh orders

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on February 14, 2019 Published on February 14, 2019

The construction arm of infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has won several orders in the range of Rs 1,000 and Rs 2,500 crore for the Power Transmission and Distribution and Water and Effluent Treatment Businesses, the company has announced on Thursday.

L&T’s Power Transmission & Distribution (PT&D) Business has bagged several EPC orders, both in India and abroad. The domestic order is for converting overhead lines of a power distribution system to an underground cabling system in the cyclone-prone coastal town of Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu. The business has also won a fresh order for transmission line package from Bihar State Power Transmission Company Limited and add-on orders from some of its existing transmission line projects.

The international order received by the business in the United Arab Emirates is for the construction, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a 132/11kV Substation and associated works. L&T’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business has secured projects from the Andhra Pradesh Drinking Water Supply Corporation (APDWSC), Government of Andhra Pradesh.

The Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) orders have been secured for the execution of drinking water supply projects in Srikakulam and East Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh. On Monday, another business vertical of the company has received a large Design and Build order ranging from Rs 2,500 to Rs 5,000 crore for the construction of hospitals from a private developer in India.

“This is a first-of-its-kind private sector project that incorporates National Disaster Management Authority guidelines and will have base isolators in the foundation to withstand the worst-case seismic scenarios,” the company said in a statement. The business has also secured another order for the construction of a hospital in Udupi, Karnataka, it added. Last week, L&T’s Hydrocarbon Engineering business vertical has received a major order worth over Rs 7,000 crore in Algeria.

Published on February 14, 2019
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