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Monday, 14 Nov 2011
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October sees 43 contracts
worth Rs 12,205 crore
October Orders & Contracts_ProjectsToday


The month of October 2011 accounted for meagre 43 orders worth Rs 12,205 crore. While 38 were domestic contracts worth Rs 11,528 crore, the remaining five worth Rs 677 crore were overseas contracts. The overseas contracts were bagged from countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, UAE and Qatar.


Of the total contracts, Power sector managed to amass six contracts worth Rs 7,954 crore. Among these, BHEL alone secured contracts worth Rs 7,854 crore for two coal based power projects in Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) has awarded a major contract to BHEL for supply and installation of the main plant package for a power project in Andhra Pradesh, involving two thermal power generating units of 600 MW each. The contract valued at Rs 4,071 crore envisages setting up a 2x600 MW coal based power generating unit for SCCL's at Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh.


Orders Bagged: by Country (October 2011)
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BHEL has bagged another Rs 3,783 crore order from DB Power for setting up a 1,320 MW coal based power plant in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. Presently, BHEL is executing another contract for DB Power involving the supply and commissioning of a 2x600 MW BTG package, along with associated auxiliaries for a 1,200 MW coal based power project in Chhattisgarh.


During the month, the Railways sector secured three orders for various works. IVRCL bagged an order worth Rs 978 crore from IRCON International for construction of Tunnel T-74R (between Km 125 and Km 134) on Dharam-Qazigund Section of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla new BG railway line project (package T-74R) in Jammu & Kashmir. The project is to be executed in 36 months. The scope of the project includes construction of main tunnel-8,600 mtrs long and related facilities, including pedestrian crossings, escape tunnel. IRCON has adopted NATM (New Austrian Tunnelling Method) for this package. NATM integrates the principles of behaviour of rock masses under load. This has been referred to as a "Design as you go" approach by providing an optimised support based on observed convergence and divergence in the lining as well as mapping of prevailing rock conditions.


The Roadways Sector bagged eight orders worth Rs 395 crore. Unity Infraprojects secured an order worth Rs 135.28 crore from Rail Vikas Nigam, Jharkhand, which is in connection to the third line being established between Goelkera and Posoita in the state.


Orders Bagged by Industry_ProjectsToday

In the overseas market, Punj Lloyd bagged an EPC contract for Falcon Jetfuel Pipeline & Bulk Terminal Facilities from Emirates National Oil Company. The project, worth Rs 623 crore is scheduled for commissioning by 2013. The scope of work for the project entails engineering, procurement and construction of Jet fuel pipeline, terminal and associated facilities required for Jet fuel handling in the tank farm including tanks, filtration system, fast, flush system, pumping & pigging stations, buildings, E&P etc. The project will help establish a storage facility at Jebel Au Free Zone Area for the distribution of various petroleum products to Dubai International Airport (DIA). This apart, the company has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for Qatar Solar Technologies' polysilicon production facility in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. "In view of the fluctuating oil prices, we are privileged to be contributing to Qatar's initiative of tapping into solar power, which is available in abundance in the region. This contract will not only demonstrate Punj Llyod's dominant position in the global renewable energy space, but will also underline its commitement to participate in infrastructural growth of the country." - Ravindra Kansal, President & CEO, Middle East Africa and CIS, Punj Llyod.


The scope of work for the contract, which has been awarded to Punj Lloyd for the 4,000 mtpy capacity plant, is based on residual basic engineering and design, detailed engineering, supply, manufacturing, fabrication, route survey wherever required for dimensional consignments, installations, construction, testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning.



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