Transport - Highways, 6,014 crore
GMR Group has emerged as the successful bidder for India's first
brownfield mega highway project six laning of the four-lane 555-km
long Kishangarh- Udaipur-Ahmedabad highwayrunning through
Rajasthan and Gujarat.
The project, which GMR won under international competitive
bidding, will be implemented through PPP on DBFOT basis in BOTToll
mode of delivery.
This highway section falls under NHDP-Phase V, is a part of the
Delhi-Mumbai Corridor (GQ) and goes through the Delhi-Mumbai
Industrial Corridor which has high-growth potential for
commercial and tourist traffic.
GMR has received the Letter of Award and the concession
agreement would be signed soon. This is the group's first highway
project in western India.
For GMR, the Kishangarh- Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway project is
the first four to six laning project; it marks the company's entry into
highest industrial growth area; and is now the largest national highway
developer in India.
Punj Lloyd Group
Power - BoP, 1,195 crore
Punj Lloyd Group, the leading EPC conglomerate, has won a balanceof-
plant order for thermal power project from Haldia Energy Ltd, a
wholly owned subsidiary of CESC Ltd, Kolkata.
The project, worth
1,195 crore ($244 million), will boost the power
supply in Kolkata and its suburbs, and is scheduled for commissioning
by 2014. Based in Haldia, the scope of work for the 2x300 mw capacity
power plant entails BOP supply and services and BTG erection. It also
includes detailed engineering of BOP, mechanical, electrical and
With this contract, the order backlog for Punj Lloyd Group on a
consolidated basis has gone up to
25,133 crore reflecting the total
value of unexecuted orders as on June 30, 2011, and new orders
received after that day.
As a leading EPC contractor in power, Punj Lloyd handles the
engineering, boiler-turbinegenerator, balance-of-power plant
packages, and complete civil construction.
Oil & Gas - Hydrocarbons, 700 crore
L&T Hydrocarbon has achieved a major breakthrough in the Gulf
Cooperation Council region by securing a contract worth around
crore ($150 million) from Petroleum Development Oman LLC. The
order is for setting up a greenfield project for treating an average of 3
mmscmd of gas.
The concept for the Lekhwair Gas Field development project is a single
train gas plant in the Lekhwair gas plant for exporting treated gas (CO2
removed and dehydrated gas) to the government gas plant in Yibal and
unsterilised condensate and water to the existing Lekhwair production
station. Lekhwair is located approximately 110 km from the Yibal
government gas plant and its associated network.
The project includes main gas treatment plant consisting of gas
desulfurisation and gas dehydration units with required utilities and
supporting facilities as well as flow lines well pad piping, remote
manifold station, and liquid and gas export pipelines.
The contract was bagged by L&T Hydrocarbon's mid and downstream
business segment against stiff competition from reputed international
engineering-procurement- construction bidders.
The scope of the contract includes project management, residual basic
design, planning and monitoring, residual process engineering,
detailed engineering, procurement, supply, fabrication,
manufacturing, inspection, transportation, storage, construction,
installation, testing, mechanical completion, pre-commissioning,
commissioning, and performance guarantee run test.
Foster Wheeler AG
Power - CFB steam generators
Global Power Group, a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG, has been
awarded a contract by Essar Projects Ltd, a UAE company, for design
and supply of four circulating fluidised-bed steam generators for Essar
Power Salaya Ltd for its power project in India.
Foster Wheeler has received a full notice to proceed on this contract.
The terms of the agreement were not disclosed and the contract value
was included in the company's second-quarter 2011 bookings.
Foster Wheeler will design and supply four 150-mw (gross megawatt
electric) CFB steam generators and provide site advisory and
commissioning services for the project. The CFB steam generators will
be designed to burn a blend of pet coke and coal while meeting
applicable environmental regulatory requirements.
Unity Infraprojects Ltd
Constrcution - Civil, 403 crore
Unity Infraprojects Ltd, a major civil contracting firm, has bagged
diverse orders worth
Entering Jharkhand, the company bagged an order from Rail Vikas
Nigam Ltd, Kolkata. The project consists of construction of roadbed,
major and minor bridges, tunnel, track linking (excluding supply of
rails, thick web switches and line PSC sleepers) and OHE and general
electrical works in connection with construction of 15.9-km long third
line between Goelkera and Posoita in Chakradharpur division of South
Eastern Railway. The project, valued at
135.28 crore, is scheduled to
be completed in 24 months. The company was awarded a similar
project by Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd in 2006.
The second project is from Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd,
Gujarat, for constructing distributaries and minor works of Command
Area under Botad Branch Canal ch. 22.605 to 59.152 km (LD-5 to LD-
13 & LM-1 to LM-3). Valued at
83.81 crore, the project is to be
completed within a period of 18 months.
The next order is for development of commercial space at Viaman
Nagar, Pune, at a cost of
47.94 crore. The development of 'Marvel
Edge' awarded by Marvel Edge Realtors Pvt. Ltd is to be completed
within a period of 11 months.
The last project is for construction of buildings for various schools
including site development and bulk services at Central University of
Karnataka at Gulbarga. It is the third civil construction contract for the
company in Karnataka. Valued at
135.77 crore, the project is awarded
by RITES Ltd. The timeline for completion is 24 months.
Tecpro Systems Ltd Power-CHP, 405 crore
Tecpro Systems Ltd, a leading EPC company based in Chennai, has
received orders worth
405 crore from NTPC Ltd for an extended coal
handling plant package for Pakri Barwadih coal mining block located
in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand.
The company, which has expertise in three core functional areasdesign
and engineering, manufacturing, and execution- will undertake
design, engineering, manufacturing, shop fabrication, assembly,
testing and commissioning etc.
Commenting on the development, Amul Gabrani, Vice-Chairman &
Managing Director, Tecpro Systems Ltd, said, "We are extremely
delighted to announce this order from NTPC. This order further
augments our leadership position in the coal handling space. We are
happy with the way things are shaping up for us this year with constant
accretions to our robust order book position. We are confident that we
will be able to maintain this momentum going forward as we continue
to aggressively seek opportunities to grow all our business segments."
Areva T&D India
Areva T&D India's transmission business, now a part of Alstom Grid,
has been awarded a contract by BHEL for a gas-insulated substation
package. The contract, worth approximately
58 crore, covers
manufacturing, engineering and installation of 11 bays of 420kV GIS
for BHEL's hydro project at Rampur in Himachal Pradesh.
The state-of-the-art gas-insulated substations will incorporate highly
reliable spring operating mechanisms and be delivered from the
company's world class ultra high voltage switchgear factory at
Paddapai in Chennai.
In June 2010, the global activities of Areva T&D were acquired by a
consortium of Alstom and Schneider Electric. Following this
acquisition, the high voltage transmission and the power electronics
activities are to be carried on under the control of Alstom and the
medium voltage activities under control of Schneider Electric.
Pennar Industries Ltd
Pennar Industries Ltd, a subsidiary of Pennar Industries Ltd of
Hyderabad involved in design and manufacture of pre-engineered steel buildings, has received an order from Toyotsu Rare Earth Pvt. Ltd
for installation of two buildings spanning an area of 10,000 sq. metres
at its rare earth metal processing plant in Visakhapatnam.
The raw material extraction will take place in Orissa and the
processing plant will be based out of Visakhapatnam. The
processed metals will be used to cater to Toyota's hybrid car battery
and other electronic devices.
The project involves the installation of two buildings of 10,000 sq.
metres. The buildings are to be equipped with PEBS Pennar's
unique Double Lok 360 degree, 100 per cent leak-proof roofing,
based on technology sourced from NCI Building Systems, USA.
The project duration is six months and is for a value of
Last week, Pennar Engineered Building Systems received a
crore order from ITC Ltd for construction of three buildings for
manufacturing units coming up over a 8,800 sq. metre area at Pohkara
in Nepal. The project is being implemented through its Indo-Nepal
venture, Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd, the largest private sector company in
Nepal and a subsidiary of ITC Ltd of India and British American
Tobacco (Investment) Ltd, UK.
Power- Wind, 200 crore
SEFORGE Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Suzlon Energy Ltd
engaged in manufacturing large-size castings and large diameter
forged and machined rings, has announced major orders worth over
200 crore from the wind sector.
"We are pleased to announce two major third-party orders-the first is of
120 crore from one of the three independent wind turbine tower
manufacturers for tower flanges, and the second of
80 crore from one
of the world's top five wind energy players for castings," Kamlesh
Badhani, CEO, SEFORGE Ltd, said.
"We are witnessing strong growth momentum not only in wind, but
also in non-wind sectors like oil and gas, and particularly in markets
such as North America. Looking ahead, we expect the oil and gas sector
to contribute between 15 and 20 per cent of our forging division's
revenues in FY2012-13. With our cutting edge technology,
comprehensive product portfolio and highly competitive offerings, we
are well-positioned to take advantage of the opportunities in the
evolving marketplace," he added.
SEFORGE operates two business divisions-forging and foundry. Its
state-of-the-art forging facility is located in Vadodara, Gujarat, while
its foundry plant is based in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
ICSA (India) Ltd
Power- SCADA, 140 crore
ICSA (India) Ltd along with its lead consortium partner, Dongfang
Electronics Company Ltd of China, has received a Letter of Award
from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd for
establishing SCADA/DMS projects in seven cities in the state under RAPDRPscheme.
The contract is valued at nearly
This is the first ever LoA awarded in India under the government's
ambitious SCADAimplementation programme (under R-APDRP) for
setting up SCADA/DMS projects that aim at reducing AT&C losses.
Further, the contract assumes significance as it is the first
SCADA/DMS Letter of Award bagged under the Dongfang-
ICSAconsortium which has been empanelled as an SCADA/DMS
Implementation Agency by Power Finance Corporation.
G. Bala Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, ICSA India Ltd,
said: "We are happy to bag this first SCADA implementation under RAPDRPin
India along with our lead consortium partner Dongfang.
ICSA's efforts to be a major player in technology solutions for power
sector have started bearing fruits and we will continue to focus on
technology adoption in power sector for reducing AT&C losses
through our product offerings."
Va Tech Wabag
Waste water treatment
VA Tech Wabag, the Chennai based global player in water and
wastewater management, announced that it has won various orders in
Switzerland. The orders are:
- Abwasser Uri, the organisation responsible for wastewater
treatment in the canton, placed an order for the expansion of the
plant on a package basis.
- Lake Neuchatel, Cudrefin, placed a wastewater treatment order for
the latest membrane technology and the treatment process includes
ultra filtration, activated carbon filtration and disinfection.
- Mannedorf wastewater treatment plant to move bed filtration
system using Wabag Luopur and dual layer filtration technologies.
- Design and supply of two deacidification filters in Raron Swiss and
supply of filtration plant for Swiss Rheintal.
The concept from Wabag was selected as the best and most costefficient
solution. The plant is to be extended using advanced Wabag
fine sieving, Fluopur and Wabag filtration, three of the company's
For Abwasser Uri, VATech- Wabag will supply a turnkey state-of-theart
plant. Work will commence in spring 2012 and will be ready for
operations at the end of 2013.
Tantia Construction Ltd
Transport-Roads & Bridges, 167 crore
Tantia Constructions Ltd of Kolkata has been awarded four road
projects, mainly construction of high-level bridges, worth nearly
crore. The works are as follows:
- Construction of high-level bridge over Satlej river in Chandigarh
from the Punjab government. The work includes approaches, guide
bunds and toll plaza crossing Ludhiana- Rahan Road near
Mattewara village in Ludhiana district (50.70 crore).
- Construction of high-level bridge across river at Dhanoya Pattan
including toll plaza at km 5.65 in Gurdaspur district (48 crore).
Both these projects are awarded by the Punjab government and will be
implemented by the joint venture company Tantia-SEC.
On the other hand, the Mizoram government has placed an order worth
14.18 crore for rehabilitation and resurfacing of road from West
Phaileng to Marpara Road (0.00-27.00 kmp) in Mizoram, under
package-I of RIDF.
In an overseas order, the Government of Bangladesh has awarded a
contract for construction of 686.75-metre PC girder bridge on Arialkha
river on Kalkini- Upazila-Sadar-Kasherhat GC Road at ch 12,000
metres. The project will be implemented by the JV company, Tantia-
OTBL, at an estimated cost of