L&T unit wins contract for two 132/11kV substations in Dubai

The scope of these turnkey orders involves supply of advanced equipment including gas insulated switchgear, said a statement from L&T

  
A logo of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) is pictured outside its Corporate office in Mumbai, India May 25, 2016.

A logo of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) is pictured outside its Corporate office in Mumbai, India May 25, 2016.

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India's top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said one of its key subsidiaries, Power Transmission and Distribution, has secured orders to design and construct two 132/11kV substations in Dubai.

The scope of these turnkey orders involves supply of advanced equipment including gas insulated switchgear, said a statement from L&T.

While enhancing the capacity of the network to cater to the demand growth of the domestic, commercial, and industrial sectors, these substations will also ensure the highest standards of reliability, availability, and efficiency of power supply.

Additional orders have been received for ongoing projects in India, said the statement from L&T.

In addition to the UAE order, the Factories Business of Buildings & Factories has secured another order from a leading cement manufacturer to construct a 3.5 MTPA brownfield cement plant in Nimbahera, Rajasthan.

The scope includes civil, mechanical and equipment erection works.

Also through its Railways Strategic Business Unit within the Transportation Infrastructure business, L&T has won an order from the Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE).

This engineering, procurement & construction (EPC), package EPC-15A order involves 25 KV overhead electrification, power supply, signaling and telecommunication and associated works for 383.4 RKM/459 TKM of railway lines in the Northeast Frontier Railway.

The project is part of Mission Electrification initiative of the Central Government aimed to electrify the entire Indian Railway Network to reduce the carbon footprint as well as reduce the expenditure on diesel.-TradeArabia News Service

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