L&T Construction’s power transmission, metallurgy businesses win contracts
October 14, 2019 – L&T Construction, the construction arm of Indian conglomerate L&T, has won significant contracts from clients for its varied businesses.
The company’s Power Transmission and Distribution Business has secured an EPC order for a 400kV overhead transmission line between the towns of Chimuara and Alto Molocue in Zambezia Province in the Republic of Mozambique.
The link is part of the Chimuara-Nacala Transmission Project funded by the Islamic Development Bank.
Completion of the project is expected to spur industrial growth of the central and northern provinces, especially the Mocuba and Nacala Special Economic Zones as well as the projects in the province of Cabo Delgado.
It will also facilitate regional interconnectivity with the United Republic of Tanzania.
The Power Transmission and Distribution Business has secured an order for the design, supply and construction of a 220kV substation project from a government utility in the UAE.
The business has also won an order for modernising the electrical distribution network in several sectors of Gurugram Smart City in Haryana in India.
Work involves the conversion of the 11kV overhead distribution network into underground cable network with Ring Main Units to improve the reliability of power supply.
The Power Transmission and Distribution Business also secured an order for the construction of 765kV and 400kV transmission lines in the Kutch region in the Indian state of Gujarat.
The project is intended to strengthen the grid and also avoid overloading in the intrastate system due to renewable energy injection.
L&T Construction’s Metallurgy and Material Handling Business has won an EPC order from NTPC for coal sizing and transportation through long-distance pipe conveyors for Kerandari, a coal mining project in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand, India.
Scope of work includes two-stage crushing systems, along with 9km dual stream pipe conveyors of 2,500TPH capacity each and associated pollution control and firefighting systems such as civil, structural and electrical works.
The system is intended to ensure uninterrupted coal supply to the nearby power plants.
The business has also secured orders from other customers.
The company classifies its projects under four categories. Significant contracts are worth INR10bn ($140m) to INR25bn ($351m), large contracts are valued between INR25bn ($351m) and INR50bn ($703m), major contracts are worth INR50bn ($703m) to INR70bn ($984m), and contracts under mega classification are worth more than INR70bn ($984m).