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Friday, 31 Aug 2012
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Railways lead with single contract worth Rs. 1,090 crore
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During July 2012, Railways sector topped the Orders& Contracts chart with a single contract worth Rs. 1,090 crore followed by Power Distribution, Articles of Iron & Steel and many other sector.


In the Railways sector, the contract worth Rs. 1,090 was secured by Pratibha Industries from DMRC for design and construction of tunnel by shield tunnel boring machine, construction of tunnels, stations, and ramp by cut & cover between Motibagh and Lajpatnagar stations (both excluding) for underground works on Mukundpur-Yamuna Vihar corridor of Delhi MRTS project, Phase III. " The company will need to invest Rs. 120 crore for the contract, mainly to buy two more tunnel boring machines. The company has two (boring machines) today. The company is mulling various funding options, including ECB", said Yogen Lal, Director of Pratibha Industries. With 35 stations and a record length of 56 km, this will become the longest corridor of the Delhi Metro after the Huda City Centre- Jehangir Puri Line.


Another contract secured by the company worth Rs. 345 crore is from Gurgaon-based IREO group for construction of Group Housing Project 'Skyon' in Gurgaon, Haryana. Another noteworthy project during the month was awarded in the Petroleum Products (Refinery) sector. In the sector, Engineers India has secured a contract worth Rs. 720 crore from BPCL for consultancy services for project management, process design, detailed engineering, procurement, construction management & supervision including quality assurance, assistance in start up, precommissioning and guarantee test runs for units and facilities of Kochi Integrated Refinery expansion project. The project involves enhancing crude oil refining capacity of the refinery to 15.5 million tpa from the current level of 9.5 million tpa.


Orders & Contracts bagged by Sectors - Jul 2012
 Cost (Rs. Crore)  
 Share %  
Articles of Iron Steel 4 35 0.62
Coal/Lignite Based Power 7 486 8.62
Commercial Complexes 1 57 1.01
Electrical Machinery 2 534 9.47
Finished Steel 2 0 0.00
Gas Based Power 1 0 6.10
Hydrogen Other Gases 1 0 0
Industrial, Agro Machinery 1 26 0.46
Irrigation 2 325 5.77
Nuclear Based Power 1 180 3.19
Other Electronics 1 92 1.63
Other Shipping Infrastructure 1 0 0
Petroleum Products [Refinery] 2 720 12.77
Power Distribution 7 914 16.21
Railways 1 1090 19.34
Real Estate 1 345 6.12
Roadways 6 443 7.86
Solar based Power 1 0 0.00
Tyres & Tubes 1 0 0.00
Water, Sewage & Effluent Treatment 1 46 0.82
Total 44 5637 100.00

The Power sector pocketed 10 contracts worth Rs. 1,010 crore during the month. In the ector,seven contracts worth Rs. 486 crore have been secured in Coal/Lignite based Power and one each in the Gas based Power, Nuclear based Power and Solar based Power segments respectively. In the Coal/Lignite based Power one of the notable contract worth Rs. 162 crore is secured by Tecpro Systems from Meja Urja Nigam (JV of NTPC and Uttar Pradesh Vidyut Utpadan Nigam) for supply of ash handling system package of 2x660 MW Meja thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh. The scope of work includes inland transportation, insurance, installation, commissioning and conducting guarantee tests. Also, BHEL has awarded the contract worth Rs. 80.7 crore for the same project for which the scope of the work includes supply of coal handling plant for the work includes storage, intermediate handling, erection, testing and commissioning.


In the Gas based Power sector, Alstom India secured a contract worth Rs. 344 crore from NTPC for renovation of gas turbines at NTPC's 657 MW Jhanor Gandhar gas power station Stage I at Jhanor in Bharuch district of Gujarat. The scope of supply involves gas turbine components to be delivered till Indian port and the scope of work involves installation, testing, commissioning and conducting guarantee test of the gas turbines after replacement of the components. The components will be manufactured in Alstom's global manufacturing facilities. Also, Alstom India has secured another contract worth Rs. 530 crore from BHEL for supply components and services for 660 MW supercritical boilers at NTPC sites of two units located in Mouda, Maharashtra. Alstom will cooperate with BHEL in designing the boilers and supply pressure parts of the 660 MW supercritical boilers along with pulverisers and air preheater components. It will also assist BHEL with technical advisors during the erection and commissioning of the units. Key components will be manufactured from Alstom's manufacturing facilities in Wellsville and Concordia in the USA and in Durgapur and Shahabad, India.


In all, seven contracts worth Rs. 914 crore were awarded in the Power Distribution sector. Of which, six contracts were secured by KEC International and one by Alstom T&D. KEC International has secured two contracts worth Rs. 546 crore from PGCIL. Another contract worth Rs. 299 crore is for establishment of 765kV double circuit transmission lines on turnkey basis between Angul (Orissa) and Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh). The total line length is 130 km. One more contract worth Rs. 247 crore is for establishment of 400kV double circuit transmission lines on turnkey basis between Nellore (Andhra Pradesh) and Thiruvalam (Tamil Nadu). The total line length is 170 km.


The month of July 2012 accounted for a total of 44 contracts worth Rs. 5,637 crore to various entities including domestic and overseas. Of the total, seven contracts have been secured in overseas countries of Bangladesh, Kenya, Korea (North), Malaysia, Romania, Sri Lanka and Tunisia each.


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