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Monday, 07 May 2012
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NTPC award contracts for turbines, supercritical boilers in April


In the month of April 2012, NTPC awarded six contracts worth Rs. 4,177.94 crore to various entities in the Power sector. During the month, the company finalised suppliers for supercritical equipments for its power project in India.


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The prominent among the contracts awarded were the ones given to BGR Energy Systems and Alstom India- Bharat Forge JV for its upcoming 2x660 MW Solapur thermal power project in Maharashtra. The Rs. 1,855 crore contract has been awarded to BGR Boilers for supply of 2 x 660 MW supercritical boilers and another worth Rs. 1,570 crore has gone to Alstom India- Bharat Forge JV for engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of 2x660MW supercritical steam 'turbine generator islands' (TG Islands) for its upcoming thermal power project at Solapur in Maharashtra. "This order is a breakthrough of great significance to the company as we enter Supercritical power equipment space with first contract from NTPC, the largest utility in India and reputed for stringent technical and quality standards. We would be executing this contract in collaboration with Hitachi Power Europe, Germany and BGR Boilers," said B G Raghupathy, Chairman & Managing Director, BGR Energy.


This apart, the company has awarded two contracts to IVRCL for civil structural works at Solapur and Nagpur thermal power projects. McNally Bharat Engineering Company has also bagged a contract worth Rs. 22.87 crore for supply and inland transportation, insurance, installation, testing, commissioning and guarantee tests of pre-treatment plant package for Mouda super thermal power project, Stage II (2 x 660 MW) in Nagpur district.


Among the sectors, the Roadways sector secured maximum of ten contracts worth Rs. 5,942 crore. During the month, the NHAI has awarded three contracts aggregating to Rs. 2,127 crore. The company has awarded six laning of Gundugolonu to Rajahmundry section of NH-5 to IVRCL Assets and Holdings and four laning of Punjab/ Haryana Border - Jind Section of NH- 71 to Unity Infraprojects. Apart from this, IVRCL Assets has won another order from Public Works Department, Government of Punjab, for four laning of Patiala to Bathinda section of NH -64 on BOT basis.


During the month, 47 contracts worth Rs. 13,850 crore were awarded in domestic and overseas segments. Among these, 44 contracts worth Rs. 13,850 crore were awarded in the domestic shore. Three contracts were bagged by Punj Lloyd, Sino Oil Investment Corporation and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Punj Lloyd has bagged a contract from Horizon Terminals, an Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) subsidiary, to build a bulk oil terminal. The terminal inside the Jebel Ali Free Zone, along with a 60 km jet fuel pipeline to the Dubai International Airport, will have state-ofthe- art oil terminal facilities with storage tanks capacity of 1,41,000 cubic mtrs.


During the month, the Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (RRVUNL) scrapped EPC tenders worth Rs. 12,000 crore that were bagged by BHEL more than a year ago for two 660 MW units - each for Suratgarh and Chhabra, respectively, without specifying any particular reasons. The tenders were for design, engineering, manufacture, assembly, testing at works, supply, civil structural and architectural works, erection, testing and commissioning of main plant and balance of plant on EPC basis.


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