L&T Construction has won new orders worth `1471 crores across various business segments in November & December 2013.
In Power Transmission & Distribution Business, orders valued `686 crores have been received in both domestic & international markets.
A major international order was bagged by Larsen & Toubro Saudi Arabia LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited for construction of a 132 kV transmission line and connection of Al-Dawadmi S/S to the 132 kV Riyadh Network.
The order includes construction of a 78 km new 132 kV Double Circuit Overhead Transmission Line; 7 km of reconductoring an existing 132 kV OHTL with Special Non-Gap Conductors of high current carrying capacity; 132 kV EHV Cabling of approximately 4 RkMs; Protection, SCADA and Telecommunication works associated with Al-Dawadmi S/S. The scope involves complete engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of 132 kV towers, conductors, insulators, OPGW, and fittings. The project will be completed in 22 months.
On the domestic front, a turnkey order was won from Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited for setting up a 400 kV Double Circuit transmission line between Veltoor to Yemmiganoor.
Another order was won from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for setting up a 765/400 kV GIS Substation. The contract includes onshore supply, installation, construction of civil buildings & commissioning works.
L&T Construction also secured an order from Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Limited for establishing a 230/110/33kV GIS Substation in Chennai on a total turnkey basis that is meant for transmitting Power to the prestigious Chennai Metro Rail Project.