Larsen and Toubro (L&T), one of the major firm in the Indian industry, a $15-billion technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, said that its construction division has won new orders worth Rs 1,485 crore across various business segments in December 2013.
In the power transmission and distribution business, orders valued at Rs 670 crore have been received in both domestic and international markets. These include an order bagged by L&T Saudi Arabia LLC, its full-owned subsidiary, for construction of a 132-kV transmission line and connection of Al-Dawadmi sub-station to the 132-kV Riyadh network.
According to industry sources, a turnkey order was bagged from the Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited for setting up a 450 kV double-circuit transmission line from Veltoor to Yemmiganoor.
L&T Construction also held an order from Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Limited for establishing a 230/110/33kV GIS sub-station in Chennai on a total turnkey basis that is meant for transmitting power to the prestigious Chennai Metro Rail Project.
Order was received for construction of a cement plant in Chittapur in Karnataka. The scope includes plant’s structural fabrication and erection works along with its associated activities.