Orders bagged

Wipro wins 7 year deal from RSA
DC Feb 05 2016
Wipro has announced that it has won a seven year deal from UK-based insurance services provider RSA. Wipro would provide IT infrastructure services to RSA across the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. The company will be providing infrastructure as a service for mainframe, mid-range, storage, cloud and end user services in addition to a multilingual service desk for RSA employees in all the regions.


RPP Infra Projects bags order worth Rs 112.2 crore from Karnataka Neeravari Nigam
Livemint, Feb 05 2016
RPP Infra Projects has received an order from Karnataka Neeravari Nigam (A Government of Karnataka Enterprise) for modernization of Gondi main canal & distributaries in district Shimoga, Karnataka. The order has been bagged with its JV Ramalingam Construction Company. Approximate order value is Rs 122.2 crore.


Vestas wins 36 MW order in Ireland
Reuters, Feb 04 2016
IMPAX Asset Management has placed a firm and unconditional order for 11 units of V112-3.3 MW Vestas wind turbine. It says that the 36 MW order for the Glanaruddery wind farm in County Kerry, Ireland. The order includes delivery, installation, and commissioning as well as a 12-year service agreement. The delivery and installation are expected in the third quarter of 2016 with commissioning expected in the fourth quarter of 2016.


ABB Wins $130M Order To Upgrade HVDC Power Transmission Link In Minnesota, North Dakota
Poweronline, Feb 03 2016
ABB has received an order worth around $130M from electric cooperative Great River Energy to upgrade an existing HVDC (high-voltage direct current) connection in the US. The ± 400 kilovolt HVDC transmission system provides a vital link for transferring 1,000-megawatts of electricity between Underwood, North Dakota and Buffalo, Minnesota, a distance of 700 kilometers. The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2015. As part of the project scope, ABB will undertake the upgrade and life extension of the converter valves, valve cooling systems, control and protection systems and other related equipment at the converter stations.


Gamesa bags 50-MW wind project from Atria Power

HBL, February 03 2016
Gamesa India has bagged an order from Atria Power for setting up a 50-MW wind power project to be executed at Kukru in Madhya Pradesh. As per the order, Gamesa will handle the supply, erection and commissioning of 25 units of G97-2.0 MW T104 wind turbines and is expected to be completed by March 31 2016.


Egis wins contract for operation, maintenance of NH 7 stretch

BS, Feb 03,’16
Egis Group has won a contract from Vindhyachal Expressway for operation and maintenance of a part of NH 7 for three years. Under the contract, the Egis will collect toll, do route patrolling and incident management and routine maintenance of a section of the stretch (40 km) with one toll plaza of 6 lanes.


Melewar Industrial group bags RM83mil job for Tg Bin power plant
Thestar, Feb 03 2016
Melewar Integrated Engineering Sdn Bhd (MIE), a 70% owned subsidiary of Melewar Industrial Group Bhd (MIG), has clinched an RM83mil EPC contract for upgrading and modification works at Malakoff Corp Bhd’s Tanjung Bin power plant in Johor. The job involves obtaining and installing a new conveyor line as well as undertaking upgrading and modification works to the existing coal handling systems at the Tanjung Bin plant. The project works under the agreement will be completed within 12 months from the starting date for Stage 1 and within 15 months from the start of Stage 2.


Biwater awarded 2 reverse osmosis expansion contracts in California
Filtsep, Feb 02 2016
Biwater will start work later this month on two new reverse osmosis (RO) expansion projects in California, USA, after securing contracts to support the Chino Desalter Phase 3 Expansion Plan in Chino and the Goldsworthy Desalter Expansion Project in Torrance. Biwater will design, supply and supervise the installation of RO equipment on both sites, including testing and start up.


The Bollore Group wins the contract for the future port concession at Dili
Logisticsmagazine, February 02 2016
East Timor has chosen (advised by the finance institution IFC) the Bollore Group to build and operate the deepwater port at Dili under a public-private partnership agreement. The ambitious project involves the construction of a 630m wharf with a draught of 15m, and a 24 hectare yard. The port facility, in accordance with international standards, will have state-of-the-art container and general cargo handling equipment offering a stevedoring capability for container ships carrying over 7,500 TEUs.


Richa Industries rises on winning multilevel car parking project for PWD
Livemint,Feb 01 2016
Richa Industries has secured an order for the construction of multilevel (structural steel) car parking for Public Works Department (PWD), Dehradun, Uttarakhand at Kingkreg in Vidhan Sabha, Mussoorie. It is a complete turnkey project and the scope of work includes Electrical & Maintenance, Civil work along with PEB. The area of the building is approximately 11,000 sqmt. The multilevel car parking will have ground plus four floors with the total height of 20 meters. The project value is approximately Rs 32 crore and it is expected to complete by January 2017.


ICD-controlled Ssangyong wins Royal Atlantis contract, eyes expo, world cup projects
Gulfbusiness, Feb 01 2016
South Korea’s Ssangyong Engineering & Construction has reportedly won the contract to build the new $1.4bn Royal Atlantis resort on the Palm Jumeirah alongside Belhasa Six Construct and is eyeing a number of regional projects. The Kohn Pedersen Fox- designed hotel complex will include 780 guest rooms and suites and 232 serviced residents. Ssangyong was also named as the main contractor for the $1bn ICD Brookfield Place tower being built at DIFC, in a joint venture with Brookfield Multiplex. The company would also interested in participating Expo 2020 projects, and plans to get the construction of two or three Qatar 2202 FIFA World Cup stadiums in a joint venture with Saudi Binladin Group.


BHEL bags Rs 2,759-cr order for 800 MW unit in Tamil Nadu

BS, Feb 01 2016
BHEL has informed that it has bagged an order from the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation for setting up an 800 MW Supercritical TPS Stage III power unit at North Chennai in dist.Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu. BHEL’s scope of work in the current contract involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, commissioning & civil works for the Main Plant Package. The Rs 2,759 crore order is expected be commissioned by August 2019.


Hyundai Rotem wins $440-M turnkey project in PH

mb.com.ph, Jan 31 2016
Hyundai Rotem Co. has landed a contract to build a subway line and other necessary systems in the Philippines for 530 billion won ($440 million). Under the deal signed with Universal LRT Corporation Limited, a consortium led by Hyundai Rotem will build a subway line linking Quezon City North EDSA in Manila to San Jose Del Monte in Bulacan, which is located in the northern part of the country. The contract also calls for the South Korean train maker to provide 108 subway cars, signaling, communications and power systems by the second half of 2019.


Kuwait awards $46m deal for Al Bidda roadworks
Constructionweekonline, Jan 31,’16
Kuwait’s Ministry of Public Works (MPW) has awarded a $46m (KWD13.99m) deal to Mushrif Trading and Contracting (MTCC), for roadworks in the country. The project will be carried out at Kuwait City’s Al Bidda Roundabout to ease traffic flow. MTCC’s scope of work includes the construction for a grade-separated interchange at a north-south axis along the coastal roads. No information has been released about the project’s commencement or completion schedules.


ACME wins 150 MW solar project in Haryana

ET, January 29 2016
ACME Solar has secured a 150 MW solar power project in Haryana at a tariff rate of Rs 5 per unit. The land will be purchased on its own for the project. It plans to commission the project in 2017.The company will sell the power to Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd under the renewable purchase obligations (RPO) programme from next year.


Keltron bags Rs 5 crore order from Indian Navy for supply of four sets of re-transmission units
ET, January 29 2016
The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited has received a Rs 5.38-crore order from the Indian Navy for manufacturing and supply of four sets of re-transmission units for naval ships. This will be executed by the Defence Group of Keltron.


Barakah wins Sarawak gas pipeline contract
Thestar, January 29 2016
Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd has received a contract to install two gas pipelines under the Petronas Carigali-operated Baram Delta Gas Gathering Project 2 (Bardegg 2) and Baronia enhanced oil recovery project offshore Miri, Sarawak. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the oil and gas service provider said its wholly-owned subsidiary company, PBJV Group Sdn Bhd, had received the 2016 work scope for the “Transportation and Installation Of Offshore Facilities for Year 2014-2016”.
It said the two projects under the work scope were the 43km Bardegg and Baronia 24-inch pipeline from the TTJT-A wellhead platform to the Baronia B central processing platform (BNCPP-B) (tentative installation date is March 2016) and the 125km Bardegg and Baronia 24-inch pipeline from DNCPP-B to the E11RC platform (tentative installation date is May 2016).Barakah did not provide the estimated value of the contract, saying that “the total value of the work scope will depend the duration of the work and costs related to project management team, and engineering, materials, services, engineering and other related services.”


Gamesa bags 15 MW solar project in Tamil Nadu

BS, January 29 2016
Gamesa has received a contract for engineering & design, supply of inverters, erection and commissioning of the 15 MW solar farm in Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu. The project is expected to be commissioned with in the first quarter of 2016.


Pune-based MP Group bags 10-yr contract from NMRC

BS, January 29 2016
Pune-based MP Group, provider of integrated support services, has said that it has won a 10-year contract from Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) to ply buses within Noida and Greater Noida. The company has developed a SPV to implement its NMRC project for City Bus Service operation. Each bus will cost Rs 1 crore while the total cost of the fleet is pegged at Rs120 crore. These hi-tech, low floor A/C models will be equipped with Intelligent Transport Management System which will connect to bus stops and facilitate information about real time availability through GPS and PIS technology.


Matrix awarded contract to build LNG tank for Eagle LNG plant

Lngindustry, January 28 2016
Matrix Service Inc., which is a subsidiary of Matrix Service Co., has won a contract for the engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction of a cryogenic LNG tank for the second Eagle Plant in Jacksonville, Florida, US. The tank will have a capacity of 1 million gal.


Clough awarded second hook-up contract for Ichthys LNG project
Lngindustry, January 28 2016
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME) has awarded Clough a contract for the hook-up services on the Ichthys LNG project’s Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility. This is the second hook-up contract that Clough has been awarded for the Ichthys LNG project, following the recent announcement that Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) had contracted the company to provide hook-up services on the central processing facility (CPF).
The Ichthys FPSO is a 336 m long, permanently moored and weather-vaning vessel. It is designed to hold more than 1 million bbl of condensate. The scope of work includes the preparation and execution of offshore hook-up and assistance to commissioning. Work will commence in 1Q16, with the mobilisation of engineering and technical teams to the DSME fabrication yard located in Geoje, South Korea before moving offshore in the Browse Basin, 200 km off the northern coastline of Western Australia.


Siemens wins 172MW in Ireland
Windpowermonthly, January 28 2016
SSE has ordered 36 3MW turbines for the 108MW second of four phases making up the Galway Wind Park development in western Ireland.
In July 2015, Siemens was contracted to supply 22 3MW turbines to the first phase of the site. Financing for the €176 million development was agreed in mid-January. Construction of the first phase continues and the second phase is expected to follow soon with completion expected in mid-2017. The second phase is being developed in conjunction with the forestry commission Coillte.
Coillte and Irish utilty Bord Na Mona have also awarded Siemens a 64MW deal to supply the Sliabh Bawn project in western Ireland. Siemens will deliver 20 3.2MW turbines to the project. The joint developers arranged project financing on 27 January for the €90 million development. Construction has started at Sliabh Brown, which is expected online in early 2017.


Punj Lloyd climbs 8% on Rs. 2,780 crore contract

Indiainfoline, Jan 28 2016
Punj Lloyd has announced that it has won 459 km of the 48″ dia TANAP Gas Pipeline in Turkey worth Rs.2,780 crore (USD 409 million) in Joint Venture with Limak (50-50 share). Awarded to the JV by TANAP Dogalgaz iletim A., Punj Lloyd’s value of the project amounts to Rs1,390 crore (USD 204 million). TANAP, The Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project, will be built to transport natural gas emanating from the South Caucasus Pipeline Company (SCPC) pipeline in Georgia and terminating into the Trans¬ Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Greece
The scope also includes 10 Block Valve Stations, Pigging facility (two within Compressor stations, two at pigging stations) and Tie-ins with Metering Stations. The pipeline section begins from Compressor Station 5A at Eskisehir in Turkey and travel through the vicinity of major cities like Eskisehir, Bursa, Balikesir, Canakkale and Edirne, passing through a terrain ranging from lowland to high rocky mountain ranges with steep slopes/side slopes, deep forest, agricultural fields, numerous river and road/track crossings, environmental sensitive and archaeological areas. The elevations are up to 1394 m in this section.


Japan’s JGC wins $355m gas plant project in Bahrain

asia.nikkei, January 28 2016
JGC, a Japanese engineering firm, has won a $355 million contract to design and build a midsize gas plant for Bahrain National Gas. The facility will recover for export liquefied petroleum gas and naphtha from associated gases released when extracting crude oil. The plant, slated for completion by September 2018, will be about 20km south of the capital city of Manama and have a daily processing capacity of 350 million cu. feet.


PTC India arm awards 30 mw wind energy project to Gamesa India
ET, January 27 2016
PTC India arm, PTC Energy, has awarded an order to Gamesa India for a 30 MW wind energy project in Madhya Pradesh. The project will be commissioned by March 2016.Gamesa will develop the entire infrastructure needed to operate the project with the supply, erection and commissioning of 15 units of 2 MW turbines, specially designed for low wind sites in India. As a part of the contract, Gamesa has also entered into a long term operations and maintenance agreement for the project.


Siemens bags first offshore wind order in Finland

Greentechlead, January 27 2016
Siemens has announced that it has won an order to supply, install and commission 10 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 4 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 130 meters, for the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The first offshore wind order in Finland is from Suomen Hyotytuuli Oy. The company will start installation of the wind turbines in the summer of 2017. The operations are expected to start by autumn 2017.


Thyssenkrupp wins EPC contract to build fertiliser plant in Indiana, US
Chemicals-technology, January 27 2016
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA) has secured a contract from Midwest Fertilizer Company to provide EPC and related services to build a $2bn nitrogen plant in Indiana, US. Construction on the plant is expected to start after finance closure and to be complete by 2020. After completion, the plant will produce Ammonia, Urea, Urea Ammonium Nitrate (UAN), and Diesel Exhaust Fluid.
The project will be part funded by Midwest Fertilizer through $1.259bn of tax-exempt debt the company has secured, which was facilitated by Posey County, Indiana under the Heartland Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008. Remaining amount will be raised through equity, tax increment-financing bonds, and some term debt. Fatima Fertilizer Company, a unit of Fatima Group is the principal sponsor and developer of the project.


NBCC gains on winning order from ITPO
BS, January 27 2016
National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) has bagged a work order from India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) for re-development of Pragati Maidan in New Delhi for an estimated cost of Rs 2,149 crore.


Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Subsidiary Awarded $90 Mln Contract For U.K. Waste-to-Energy Power Plant Project
Wallstreet, January 27 2106
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises has said that its Denmark-based subsidiary,Babcock & Wilcox Volund A/S, has been awarded a contract for more than $90 million to design, manufacture and build a waste-to-energy power plant near Haresfield, Gloucestershire, U.K. B&W Volund was awarded the contract by a joint venture of Urbaser and Balfour Beatty. The facility will treat municipal and commercial and industrial waste to supply 14.5 MW of electricity.
The scope of the work under the contract includes the plant’s combustion system and air-cooled DynaGrate, fuel handling equipment, steam boiler island, steam turbine-generator, water treatment system, piping, valves and air systems, burners and other plant equipment. The plant is scheduled to come online in 2019


Bryant construction project contracts to be awarded in January

Siouxcityjournal, January 25 2016
The Sioux City School Board will award two contracts for the new Bryant Elementary project. The first is a bid package for reconstruction along 31st, Jones and Jennings streets around the school, demolition of the current Bryant building, site work and construction of retaining walls. The board will vote to award the contract to Sioux City Engineering Company for $3.29 million. The estimate presented in November was $3.1 million. The new school, to be built on the current campus at 821 30th St., is scheduled to open in August 2019.
The second bid package to be awarded is a geothermal well project. Thorpe Water Development, Co.’s bid of $594,339 will be considered. The third and final package – construction of the new building – will begin after the first two projects are completed.


Solarpack wins contract to develop 100 MW in India

pv-magazine, January 25 2016
Spanish PV group Solarpack along with the U.S based Think Energy Partners, is planning to construct six solar PV plants with a combined capacity of 100 MW in the districts of Mahbubnagar, Medak and Nizamabad in Telangana. The state electricity distribution company, TSSPDCL, will acquire all the generated electricity through a 25-year power purchase agreement. Construction is slated to begin in the first half of the year, with the plants scheduled to be operational by January 2017.


ONGC gets nod for Rs. 53,000 cr KG basin infra project

HBL, January 24 2016
ONGC has got environmental clearance for drilling 45 development wells and other related infrastructure at Block KG-DWN-98/2 Krishna-Godavari basin in Andhra Pradesh. The proposed project, which would cost Rs. 53,058 crore, will be implemented in the northern discovery area of NELP-I offshore block KG-DW N-98/2 that covers an area of 7,294.6 sq km and is located within 25-80 km from nearest coast.
The block is divided into Northern Discovery Area (NDA) having deep waters with depth of upto 1,800 meters and the other one is Southern Discovery Area (SDA) which has ultra-deep waters having depth of upto 3,100 meters.
NDA has two clusters — Cluster 1 predominately has gas and Cluster 2 mixture of oil and gas.
As per the proposal, the gas will be evacuated from Cluster 1 through dual subsea pipelines connecting to the fixed platform. From this platform, de-hydrated gas will be transferred to already existing onland terminal at Odalarevu, East Godavari district, by subsea pipeline. This pipeline will be connected directly to GAIL custody transfer point.
From Cluster 2, the hydrocarbon fluids will be taken to an FPSO facility through dual subseas pipeline. The stablised crude oil will be transported through sea tankers and compressed and dehydrated gas will be evacuated on to fixed platform from FPSO to Odalarevu Onshore Terminal through dual subsea pipeline reaching the onland terminal to GAIL for custody transfer.


Arabtec wins main contract for new Bahrain airport terminal

Thenational, January 24 2016
Arabtec Construction and its joint venture partner TAV Construction of Turkey has received LoI from Bahrain’s ministry of transport and telecommunications worth US$1.1 billion to build a new terminal at Bahrain International Airport .The project, which is being funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, involves building a new passenger terminal, the main services building and an aircraft bay.


FRECA Mining to construct Mwinilunga-Jimbe Road

times.co.zm, January 22 2016
According to North-Western Province Minister Dawson Kafwaya , FRECA Mining Construction Company has been awarded a contract to construct the Mwinilunga-Jimbe Road at a cost of US$100 million. FRECA would also work on township roads, already mobilizing equipment in readiness for the works. The construction works are expected to be completed in 18 months.


Rays Power Experts bags contract for 10MW rooftop solar system
BS, January 22 2016
Rays Power Experts has signed a contract with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 10 MW of Rooftop Solar PV systems under 50 MW Rooftop Grid Connected scheme of CPWD in the states of India. It is a 25 year long tariff agreement on RESCO (Renewable Energy Service Company) model.


Siemens strengthens on winning order worth Rs 112 crore from RRVPNL
Livemint, January 22 2026
Siemens has won an order from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (RRVPNL) for engineering, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 400 KV /220KV Air Insulated Substations in the state. Approximate order value is Rs.112 crore.


L&T gains after consortium wins order worth Rs 1,213 crore

BS, January 22 2016
L&T along with Sojitz Corp., Japan has won a major order worth Rs 1,213 crore from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. The design and build order involves electrification works for a 422km section of the western dedicated freight corridor from Vadodara in Gujarat to JNPT (near Mumbai) in Maharashtra. The project is scheduled to be completed in 42 months.


Siemens bags Rs 155 crore order from PSI International

ET, January 22 2016
Siemens Ltd together with Siemens Malaysia has won an order from Malaysia-based PSI International for supply of 420kV gas-insulated switchgear for its greenfield petrochemical (RAPID) project. Approximate order value is Rs.155 crore.


Kalpataru Power Transmission bags new orders of Rs 1,248 crore
ET, January 21 2016
Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited has secured new orders of about Rs 1,248 crore. The orders include establishment of transmission system for strengthening transfer of power from new hydroelectric power projects in Bhutan to India. The 400 KV transmission line project to be constructed in West Bengal and Bihar worth about Rs 864 crore has been awarded by the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Alipurduar Transmission Ltd.
The second large project bagged includes a turnkey transmission line project in Nepal worth about Rs 238 crore from Nepal Electricity Authority. The third involves construction of 380 KV overhead transmission lines in Saudi Arabia worth about Rs 146 crore. The project will be implemented by Kalpataru IBN Omairah Company Ltd, a joint venture between IBN Omairah Contracting Company and KPTL.


FLSmidth awarded contract by CRH Group
Worldcement, January 21 2016
FLSmidth has been awarded a contract for process and quality optimization of 17 cement plants that have recently been acquired by the CRH Group, based in Dublin. FLSmidth’s ECS/Process Expert system stabilizes the process of the plant, optimizes the production, manages and corrects process disruptions and minimizes wear on plant equipment, so as to ensure optimum plant performance.
The order includes process optimization of 40 grinding mills and 12 kilns, as well as quality optimization of 14 raw mills. Additionally, a service agreement is included in the order, covering all 66 applications, where FLSmidth will provide 24/7 supports and ongoing remote monitoring and optimization by its process specialists.


Nakheel awards Dhs 18.5m contract for new roads at Jumeirah Village Circle
Gulfbusiness, January 21 2016
Dubai developer Nakheel has awarded a Dhs 18.5m contract to build new access roads at its Jumeirah Village Circle development. United Arab Emirates-based DX Contracting and National Gulf Construction have jointly won the deal for the three new JVC/Hessa Street link roads. Work will begin in February, with anticipated completion in Q3 2016.


Arizona Brewing Company receives $18.9M from state to grow Jersey presence
Njbiz, January 21 2016
Arizona Brewing Company has received a $18.9 million Grow NJ Award to construct a new 559,915-square-foot manufacturing facility adjacent to its current facility to support its expanding operations in Woodbridge. Arizona’s is to invest $40 million in capital to support the construction of this new manufacturing facility.


McNicholas bags 5m RES gig
renews.biz, January 21 2016
Hertfordshire-based developer RES has awarded the main contract for the construction of its 17.5MW Turncole wind farm near Maldon to McNicholas. The contract, which is valued at an estimated £5m, marks RES and McNicholas’ second collaboration in England, having worked together in 2014 to deliver Jack’s Lane in Norfolk. Construction of the seven-turbine project has started and is due online by the end of the year.


IL&FS Eng wins Rs 52.40 cr contract from GAIL

Moneycontrol, January 21 2016
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has received a contract from Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) for laying and construction of a pipeline along the associated works for pipeline replacement project in Gujarat region. The total length of the 12 inch pipeline is 85 km and the total value is Rs 52.4 crore. The contract is to be completed within 16 months.


LS Cable wins $100m. Contract for U.S. and Canada

Koreatimes , January 21 2016
LS Cable & System (LS C&S), the world’s top-tier cable manufacturer, has won an exclusive contract for undersea cable projects worth $100 million (120 billion won) in the U.S. and Canada. Under the deal, the company will provide undersea cables worth $47 million to the New York Power Authority (NYPA). The project will allow LS Cable to supply cables for Lake Champlain between New York and Vermont. The cable manufacturer also recently won a $54 million contract to provide undersea cables for Canada’s eastern province of Prince Edward Island.


Gamesa wins orders for 130 MW of turbines in India

renewables.seenews, January 21 2016
Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa SA has announced that it has received three orders totaling 130 MW in the Indian market. Under the contracts, the company will supply a total of 65 units of its G97-2.0 MW turbine. Gamesa will build two wind farms, one of 50 MW and one of 30 MW on EPC basis, and will also supply 50 MW of turbines to a third wind farm.
The 50-MW EPC contract, coming from an unnamed renewable energy player, is for a wind farm in the state of Gujarat that is scheduled for commissioning in September. The other EPC order is from a power supplier and is for a wind farm in the state of Madhya Pradesh. This project is expected to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2016.


CTB awards contracts for projects in Hampton Roads
Wavy, January 21 2016
The Commonwealth Transportation Board has awarded seven contracts for projects totaling about $194 million. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the board approved the contracts recently.
The largest contract is $139 million to widen and reconstruct several miles of Interstate 64 in Newport News and York and James City counties. The project is expected to be completed in July 2019.
Other projects include replacing the U.S. 340 bridge over the South River in Waynesboro, two U.S. 58 bridge projects in the Hampton Roads District and three paving projects in the Richmond District.


Charisma Energy, Sunseap win 140MWp India solar power project
Businesstimes, January 20 2016
A JV firm of Charisma Energy has been given a contract to develop solar power plants in India and to supply power to National Thermal Power Corporation at a fixed rate of 4.35 rupees (9.2 Singapore cents) per KWh for 25 years. Rising Sun Energy, which Charisma owns together with Singapore solar firm Sunseap International and a local Indian partner, will be building a solar farm with a capacity of 140 megawatts at peak conditions (MWp). The project is part of a 420-MWp solar farm development at Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan. To be funded through internal resources and debt financing, it is expected to start commercial operations in the second quarter of next year.


L&T bags Rs 3,115 crore order for construction of Ganga bridge in Bihar
ET, January 20 2016
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) along with its Korean JV partner Daewoo E&C of South Korea has won an order to construct a new Ganga bridge from the Bihar State Road Development Corporation (BSDCL). The order involves design and construction of greenfield six lane extra-dosed cable bridge over river Ganga near Kachchi Dargah in Patna on NH-30, near Bidupur in district Vaishali on NH-103. Estimated order value is around Rs. Rs 3,115 crore.


Hyflux unit secures US$50.4 mil contract in Saudi Arabia

Theedgemarkets, January 19 2016
Hydrochem Saudi, a unit of Hyflux Group, has clinched a contract by Snamprogetti Saudi Arabia, a unit of Saipem SpA to design, manufacture and supply a seawater reverse osmosis and sulphate removal facilities package in Khurais, Saudi Arabia valued at about US$50.4 million ($72.5 million).
Italian group Saipem is the engineering and construction contractor for the project to expand the daily production capacity at the Khurais Central Processing Facility by 300,000 barrels of oil from the current 1.2 million barrels. The contract is to be fulfilled over one year and is expected to contribute to the financials of Hyflux for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2016.


BGC win iron ore contract
Australianmining, January 19 2016
BGC Contracting has won a five year contract extension with Cliffs Natural Resources. The $520 million contract will see BGC Contracting extend their operations at the Koolyanobbing iron ore project past the original end date of 2017 to 2022. Under the contract BGC will continue to provide mining services, in including drilling, blasting, loading, haulage, dumping, crushing, screening, and train load-outs. The project is located in WA’s Yilgarn region, 400 kilometres north east of Perth.


Atlanta secures LoA worth Rs 252 crore from NHIDCL

ET, January 19 2016
Atlanta has secured the Letter of Award (LoA) worth Rs 252 crore from National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL). The LoA includes setting up of Four Laning of End of Moran Bypass (Km 561.700) to Bogibeel Junction (Km 580.778) of NII-37 in the State of Assam under SARDP-NE Package (ii). The project involves construction period of 910 days.


Pintaras Jaya bags Central Plaza I City s RM72.8m contract

Theedgemarkets, January 18 2016
Pintaras Jaya’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Pintaras Geotechnics Sdn Bhd, received a letter of award from Central Plaza I-City Real Estate Sdn Bhd to undertake piling and basement structural works for a proposed shopping complex in Section 7, Shah Alam, Selangor. The contract is valued at RM72.8 million and will commence immediately with a completion period of 13 months.


Deepsea Stavanger wins contract with JX Nippon

Worldoil, January 18 2016
JX Nippon Exploration and Production (UK) Ltd has awarded Odfjell Drilling’s semi‐submersible Deepsea Stavanger a contract for drilling one exploration well located West of Shetland on the UK Continental Shelf. The contract duration is estimated to be between 60 and 75 days, with operations expected to commence in the second quarter.


IBM bags $40 mn deal from Bank Tech India Payments

Moneycontrol, January 18 2016
IBM has bagged a 7-year deal worth USD 40 million from BTI Payments, a white Label ATM (WLA) operator to transform its IT Infrastructure across India. IBM will take up the maintenance and service of ATM assets, including feasibility, supply and installation, performance monitoring, availability management, reporting and analysis.


Suzlon wins order from HPCL
Indiainfoline, January 18 2016
Suzlon Group has won a third order from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation limited (HPCL) for 50.40MW capacity wind power project in India. The project comprises of 24 units of S97-120m hybrid towers with rated capacity of 2. 1MW each and is scheduled for completion by FY2017.


India’s Bhel gets Rampal contract
thedailystar.net, January 18 2016
The Bangladesh-India Friendship Company has chosen BHEL to construct the 1,320MW coal power plant in Rampal close to the Sundarbans. The signing of the contract is expected to take place within a few days and construction of the power plant would start immediately. BHEL would have to arrange the finance from the Indian Exim Bank on behalf of the Friendship Company. Of this finance, $1.39 billion will be in foreign currency and another $101 million in local currency. The exact financing of the project can be disclosed after completing the financial closure. The Friendship Company will fund 30 percent of the project cost and the rest comes in the form of loans. Friendship Company plans to complete the task by the end of 2019.


Myanmar Thilawa port to expand
Joc, January 15 2016
Japan’s Toyo Construction Co. and JFE Engineering Corp. have won a contract to build a new container terminal at the Port of Thilawa near Yangon, Myanmar. The scope of work by the Japanese duo involves the removal of 208,000 cubic meters of sediment and construction of an 18-hectare container yard, and two jacket-type berths with depths of 10 meters (32 feet), lengths of 400 meters and widths of 40 meters. The companies behind the project recently signed the approximately 13.8 billion yen ($118 million) contract with the Myanmar Port Authority.


Titagarh Wagons arm gets euro 65 million order for double deck trains
ET, January 14 2016
Titagarh Wagons subsidiary Titagarh Firema Adler S.p.A (TFA) in consortium with Hitachi Rail Italy obtained an order worth euro 110 million from an Italian rail transport firm for double deck trains. TFA has been assigned about 60% (euro 65 million) of the total value of the order to the consortium. The trains will have to be delivered by April 2017.


Gamesa to develop 23 MW for New Era Enviro

Gamesacorp, January 14 2016
Gamesa has received an EPC order from New Era Enviro for the development of 5 MW, 10 MW and 8 MW solar power projects in the towns of Bujarampet, Ellanthakunta and Mankondur, respectively. More specifically, the company will perform the engineering work, procure the photovoltaic inverters and commission the facilities, foreseeably in the first quarter of this year. Meanwhile, New Era Enviro will supply the solar panels and structures.


ABS wins Golar LNG contract
Lngindustry, January 13 2016.
ABS Group has said that its subsidiary, Genesis Technology Solutions Inc., has been awarded a contract by Golar LNG to develop an intelligent maintenance strategy for the company’s new fleet of floating LNG (FLNG) vessels utilizing the GoFLNG floating liquefaction technology. ABS Group will assist Golar LNG with implementing the Maximo computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to support its asset management program. ABS will provide a model for asset data, criticality rankings, spare parts analysis, a risk-based inspection strategy, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) and a maintenance program for the first GoFLNG facility under construction, the Hilli, which will operate off the coast of Cameroon, as well as for future vessels.


Suzlon Group forays into solar power with 210 MW projects in Telangana
ET, January 13 2016
Suzlon has announced that it has won 210 MW solar power projects from Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSSPDCL) through a competitive bidding process. These solar projects will be built under six different special purpose vehicles (SPVs) across the state and will be commissioned in FY 2017.


Honeywell to build gas processing plant for PV Gas in Vietnam

refiningandpetrochemicals, January 13 2016
Vietnam’s primary gas provider PV Gas has selected Honeywell to supply gas processing plant and advanced automation systems to produce liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Under the contract, Honeywell will supply a 250 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) modular gas processing plant which will separate LPG from natural gas at Ca Mau facility near the southern tip of Vietnam.
Scope of work also includes automation technologies including Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS), LEAP, Smartline field transmitters, Safety Manager and SmartRadar FlexLine. The factory-built modular gas plant, which is planned to be commissioned at the site in 2017.The consortium of Posco Engineering and PetroVietnam Technical Services is the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the $498m project.


Xylem wins US$ 1.3 million water treatment deal in Vietnam

Desalination, January 12,’16
Water technology company, Xylem, has won a US$ 1.3 million deal to provide advanced water treatment technology for a water treatment plant in Vietnam’s capital, Ho Chi Minh City. Xylem will design, install and commission an expansion of one of Saigon Water Corporation’s existing treatment plant, Tan Hiep Water Treatment Plant 2. Construction on the Tan Hiep treatment plant 2 upgrade began in the last quarter of 2015 and the plant is scheduled to be operational by April this year.


Ranken secures $57m Taiyuan rail infrastructure project in China
railway-technology, January 12,’16
Sapphire Corporation’s newly acquired rail engineering firm Ranken Infrastructure has secured a CNY373m ($57m) Taiyuan rail infrastructure project in China. The project involves designing and developing part of the Taiyuan Metro-Line 2, the city’s first metro line. It also includes construction of 1.6km of the 23.4km metro line, including two tunnels and the Xijianhe Station. The order is scheduled to be completed within 30 months.


Larsen & Toubro bags new orders worth Rs 1,247 crore

BS, January 12 2016.
Larsen & Toubro has said that its buildings and factories vertical has won Rs 989 crore for construction of IT park in Bengaluru, Karnataka. While, its power transmission and distribution businesses has bagged an order worth Rs 258 crore from Oman Electricity Transmission company for construction of new 132 kV grid stations.


SNC-Lavalin, Aecon joint venture wins $2.75B Ontario nuclear contract
Barrietoday, January 12 2016
A joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and the Aecon Group has been awarded a $2.75-billion contract to help refurbish the Darlington Nuclear Station east of Toronto. The contract was announced after the Ontario government sanctioned the overall $12.8-billion refurbishment beginning this fall designed to extend the life of Darlington’s four Candu reactors by another 30 years. SNC-Lavalin and Aecon will replace main reactor components. Each of the reactors will be taken out of service for about three years apiece until the overall job is completed in about a decade.


Arabtec awarded Dh2bn contract to build 1,017 villas on Abu Dhabis Yas Island
The National, January 11 2016
Arabtec won a Dh2 billion contract from Abu Dhabi’s Aldar Properties to build 1,017 villas on YasIsland. The completed villas will have a built-up area of close to 440,000 square metres and that construction is set to start on site immediately.


Egypt’s Orascom Construction says wins $420 mln power plant contract
Reuters, January 11 2016
Egypt’s Orascom Construction has said that it has been awarded a $420 million contract to revamp two government-owned power stations. Orascom was part of a consortium that completed the build of the Assiut and West Damietta plants in the third quarter of 2015. The plants, which are operational and have a combined capacity of 1,500 megawatts, will now be converted to a so-called combined cycle from a simple cycle. A combined cycle re-uses waste products, increasing capacity by 50 percent with no additional fuel intake.


Suzlon receives 197.40 MW repeat order from IPP company

ET, January 11 2016
Suzlon has said that it has received a 197.40 MW repeat order from a leading renewable energy Independent Power Producers (IPP) company. The order is for the installation of 47 wind turbines of S97-120 m hybrid tower and 47 wind turbines of S111-90 m tubular tower with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each and will be executed in the Anantpur district in Andhra Pradesh by February 2017. Suzlon will also offer operation and maintenance services for 12 years through an integrated service package.


Sterlite Grid bags LoI to set up power project in Odisha

Greentechlead, January 10 2016
Sterlite Grid has received LoI to set up power evacuation infrastructure in Odisha for local power projects. It is the lowest bidder for the power transmission project in Odisha with a levelized annual tariff of Rs 139.79 crore.
As per the deal, Sterlite Grid will build, own, operate and maintain approx 300 km of 765 kV Double Circuit system strengthening line from Jharsugda to Raipur and approx 50 km of 400 kV Double Circuit line between OPGC Power Project and Jharsugda with approximate capital expenditure of Rs 1,250 crore.


IVRCL bags Rs. 351-cr. orders in Karnataka
The Hindu, January 10 2016.
IVRCL Limited has said that it has received an order from Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Ltd worth Rs. 324.67 crore pertain to provision of drinking water to 83 tanks of Magadi taluk in Ramanagara district and Hutridurga Hobli, Kunigal Taluk, and Tumkur. The project is to be completed in 24 months.
The water division of IVRCL has also got Rs.26.29 crore orders from Karnataka Urban Water Supply & Drainage Board for various works in Bannur town in Karnataka.


IVRCL bags orders worth Rs. 350.91 cr
HBL, January 08 2015
IVRCL has received the below orders.,
• It has received order from Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Ltd worth Rs. 324.62-crore under irrigation division in Karnataka. The order is to be executed in 25 months.
• Received order worth Rs.26.29 crore from the water division of Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board.


Inox Wind gets letter of intent from Gujarat Industries for wind project
IndiaInfoline, January 08 2016
Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd has informed that it has issued LOI on Dec 31,’15 to Inox Wind Ltd., Noida, Uttar Pradesh, for installation of 26 MW wind energy farm project at Rojmal in dist., Amreli, Gujarat, on EPC basis, with operation & maintenance contract for twenty years. The project is scheduled to be completed by December 2016.


L&T consortium bags Rs 2,450 crore ONGC order

ET, Jan 07,’16
Larsen & Toubro’s hydrocarbon arm, in consortium with US-based engineering company McDermott, has bagged an offshore contract from ONGC worth Rs 2,450 crores for the development of the latter’s Vashishta and S1 deepwater fields situated off the east coast of India. L&T’s arm L&T Hydrocarbon will execute part of the order worth Rs 640 crore.
The EPC order entails supply and installation of subsea structures at seabed in water depths ranging from 200 metres to 700 metres and subsea pipelines interconnecting subsea wells to ONGC’s onshore facilities at Odalarevu in Andhra Pradesh. The project is part of ONGC’s strategy to monetize its deepwater oil and gas fields on the East Coast. Upon final commissioning, the facilities will add about 4.55 mmscmd of hydrocarbon gas per day to India’s domestic gas production.


Siemens secures 53MW Scotland wind power order

Pennenergy, Jan 07 2016
Siemens has secured the order for the Blackcraig Hill onshore wind power plant in Scotland. The 53 megawatt (MW) wind project located in the Scottish council area Dumfries and Galloway will consist of 23 wind turbines of the Siemens G2 platform. The contract also includes a 20-year service agreement. Commissioning is scheduled for the spring of 2017.


L&T Construction bags USD 93.1 million worth order in Oman

ET, Jan 06 2016
L&T Oman has bagged an order worth USD 93.1 million to construct a regional airport in the Oman. The scope of the order involves construction of passenger terminal building, ATC complex and cargo and etc. The order is scheduled to be completed in 24 months.


L &T bags EPC order for a residential building in North India

ET, Jan 06 2016
Larsen & Toubro has received an EPC order to construct a multi-storied residential building involving 16 towers in Lucknow. The project work includes civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, finishes and other external jobs.


Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply confirms order to L & T

ET, Jan 06 2016
Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board has issued water supply order to L & T worth Rs. 539 crore. The project will provide water supply distribution network to peripheral circles of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. The work includes construction of 650 km of pipeline network, 20 water storage reservoirs and other associated works.


L & T bags EPC order from NHAI worth Rs.385 crore

ET, Jan 06 2016
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued an EPC order to L & T for the construction of Simga Saragaon Road Project (PKG-II) section of NH-200 Raipur to Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. The project involves construction of 42.45 km of four lane dual carriage way. It also includes a 7.32 km bypass and realignment, 16.22 km of service/slip road, one major and seven minor bridges and 10 vehicular and cattle underpasses.


L & T received EPC order for a coal handling plant in Uttar Pradesh
ET, Jan 06 2016
NTPC has provided an EPC order to L & T for a coal handling plant of 2X660 MW power plant at Tanda, Uttar Pradesh. Approximate order value is Rs.312 crore.


PBA Infrastructure surges on order worth Rs 158 crore

BS, Jan 06 2016
PBA Infrastructure has bagged an EPC order worth Rs 157.75 crore. The order is for widening and strengthening of existing highway section to two laning paved shoulder of NH No. 848 including design change of approximately 39.10km in dist. Nashik, Maharashtra.


Contractor selected to build Sacramento International Airport hotel
Bizjournals, January 06 2016
Sonnenblick Development LLC of Los Angeles has selected Sundt Construction as a general contractor to develop Hyatt Place hotel at Sacramento International Airport. The 150-room hotel is a design-build project, so the general contractor is an integral partner in the planning. The hotel won approvals from Sacramento County in January last year. It is scheduled to be opened in summer- 2018.


RPP Infra Projects bags order worth Rs 305 mn
Myiris, January 06 2016
RPP Infra Projects has received an order from Karnataka State Police Housing & Infrastructure Development Corporation for construction of 212 units of police quarters in Dharwad district under Police Gruha 2020 scheme for Rs 305 million. The said work is to be completed within 20 months.


MPIC unit to build P28-B Cebu toll bridge
Philstar, January 06 2016
A unit of infrastructure giant Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has bagged a P27.9-billion contract to put up a toll bridge in Cebu.
MPIC’s Metro Pacific Tollways Development Corp. (MPTDC) received the Notices of Award from both the city of Cebu and the municipality of Cordova for the financing, design, construction, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Cebu-Cordova Bridge.The project to be undertaken by MPTDC as well as the city government of Cebu and municipal government of Cordova involves the construction of the connections to Cebu City and Cordova, the main bridge structure, viaduct, causeway, roadway, and toll facilities.
The 8.25-kilometer bridge is located south of Mandaue Bridge and would take off from Cebu South Coastal Road crossing the Mactan channel to Mactan Island. The joint venture would source funds for the project from a combination of loans from local banks and equity contribution. The construction of the project is targeted to start next year and would be completed by 2020.


Jacobs wins contracts with Biogen, NASA
Bizjournals, January 05 2016
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has won a contract with biotech company Biogen as well as a separate contract worth nearly $128 million with NASA. Under its agreement with Biogen(Nasdaq: BIIB), Pasadena-based Jacobs(NYSE: JEC) will provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for Biogen’s new manufacturing facility in Luterbach, Switzerland. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Work on the facility was expected to begin in late 2015 with the plant fully operational by 2021.


Bombardier wins Guadalajara, Mexico light rail contract

Canadianmanufacturing, January 05 2016
Bombardier has won a light rail contract in Mexico valued at approximately US$44 million. The company will build 12 TEG-15 light rail vehicles for the Electric Urban Train System of Guadalajara, a transit system serving the central Mexico City.


Georgia DOT awards 17 transportation project contracts valued at $97.1 million
Equipmentworld, January 05 2016
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) awarded 17 transportation project contracts valued at $97.1 million for November, bringing the 2015 total to more than $1 billion.
The November projects included $66 million for two widening and construction projects, roughly $20 million for 10 resurfacing projects and $5.6 million for three bridge projects.
Projects include:
In Ware County, a $34.1 million project will widen and reconstruct 6.1 miles on US 84/SR 38 beginning west of Ruskin Road (CR 88) and extending east of Wadley Road (CR 294). The contractor is East Coast Asphalt, LLC of Douglas, Ga. and the completion date is May 31, 2018.
In Brooks and Colquitt counties a 9.6 mile $32 million widening and reconstruction project for SR 133 from Old Quitman Adel Road (CR 1) to Old Berlin Road (CR 256) was awarded to The Scruggs Company of Hahira, Ga. The completion date is April 30, 2018.
In Dade, Richmond and Warren counties, 10 resurfacing projects covering some 63 miles and valued at $19.3 million.
In Lanier County a bridge construction project, valued at $3.7 million, was awarded under the Legislature’s $100 million bridge bond appropriation. The project includes construction of a bridge and approaches on SR 64 over Five Mile Creek and Ten Mile Creek. The contractor is Southeastern Site Development, Inc. of Newnan, Georgia, and the completion date is October 31, 2017. Since fiscal year 2016 began in July, a total of 14 bridge bond projects valued at $42.9 million have been awarded. The remaining 11 bridges to be funded with bonds will be bid out in the coming months.
In Richmond County, 1.2 miles of turn lane construction and intersection improvements, valued at almost $5.4 million, is scheduled to be completed on November 30.
In Fulton County, intersection enhancements were awarded for various locations on SR 139 to improve efficiency with traffic signal upgrades and ITS installation. The contract, valued at $652,866, was awarded to Knight & Associates, Inc. of Atlanta with a completion date of September 30.


MBL Infra rises on bagging two projects worth Rs 609.12 crore

Livemint, January 05 2016
MBL Infrastructures (MBL) has bagged two projects aggregating to Rs 609.12 crore.
The first project is for rehabilitation and upgradation of Goharganj to Bhopal Section of NH-12 from existing km. 255/300 to km 301/200 including construction of Obedullaganj bypass from existing km 278/450 of NH-12 to existing Km 3/600 of NH-69 in the state of Madhya Pradesh to four -lanes with paved shoulders under NHDP- III through EPC basis contract for the contract price of Rs 583.50 crore from Ministry of Road Transport & Highways. The project has been awarded to a consortium led by MBL Infrastructures and is to be executed over a period of 24 months from the appointed date.
The second project is for maintenance of Guwahati bypass on NH-37 (Km. 146.172 to 163.895) for the contract price of Rs 25.62 Crore from National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) in the State of Assam. The execution period of the project is 12 months.


Dubai awards key bridge project contract
Tradearabia, January 04 2016
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a Dh120 million ($33 million) contract for the construction of a bridge extending from Al Khail Road to the Financial Center Road in Dubai, UAE. The project, which is being developed in co-ordination with Emaar Properties, is expected to be completed in early 2017.
The project comprises the construction of a two-lane bridge linking Al Khail Road with the Financial Center Road over a sector extending 920 m in length with a width ranging from 11 to 15 meters. The bridge would be built on individual piers and pass across the Dubai Water Canal. It also covers lighting and infrastructural works including the diversion of impacted utility lines such as water, electricity, irrigation, sewage and telecommunication lines.

It also includes adding an entry point to the parking terminal attached to the expansion of the Dubai Mall. The expansion includes a department for fashion shops over and above the existing retail area, thus adding about 75,000 sq m to the Mall in addition to 25,000 sq m to the parking areas.


Westinghouse Electric Awards Two Nuclear Power Plant Subcontracts to Fluor Corp. (FLR)
streetinsider.com, January 04 2016
Fluor Corporation has announced that it was awarded two subcontracts by Westinghouse Electric Company to manage the construction workforce at two Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power plant projects in Georgia and in South Carolina – the first majority-owned and operated by Southern Company and the second owned and operated by SCANA/Santee Cooper.
As a subcontractor to Westinghouse, Fluor will manage the majority of construction labor at Southern Company’s Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 near Waynesboro, Georgia, and at two additional nuclear electric generating units for SCANA/Santee Cooper at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County, South Carolina.


Attock Cement selects Hefei for new plant
cemnet.com, January 04 2016
Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd has awarded a contract to Hefei Cement Research and Design Institute (China) for setting up new 4000tpd cement manufacturing plant with all standard parts and accessories in Hub, Balochistan. In August the manufacturer has informed the Karachi Stock Exchange that its board approved a proposal to increase its production capacity by installing a new plant with an estimated cost of US$120m at its existing site.


Punj Lloyd bags Rs. 1,555-cr worth highway projects

Hindu Business Line, January 04 2016
Punj Lloyd has said that it has won four highway projects worth Rs. 1,555 crore in Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Punjab from the central government.
The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects in Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Odisha have been awarded to Punj Lloyd by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) while the order in Punjab has been won from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH).
The company has said that the Bihar project worth Rs. 567 crore entails four—laning of 60 km of the Simaria—Khagaria section of NH31.
The Chhattisgarh package, worth Rs. 513 crore, comprises the four/six laning of 48 km of the Raipur—Simga section of NH200 in Chhattisgarh. This contract includes the bypass and 22 supporting structures like flyover, vehicular underpass (VUP) and bridges
In Odisha it has been entrusted with the rehabilitation and upgradation of four laning with paved shoulders of 50 km of the Talebani to Sambalpur section of NH6 in the state of Odisha. The contract is worth Rs. 392 crore
The fourth contract in Punjab, won in joint venture with VRC Constructions (I) Pvt Ltd, has been awarded to Punj Lloyd by MORTH for four laning of 35 km of the Tallewal—Barnala section of the NH 71. The construction of the Barnala bypass and 13 other supporting infrastructure including flyovers, passenger underpass (PUP), road over bridge (ROB) & bridges, also fall under Punj Lloyd’s scope of work.


Midas Holdings wins 1.28 billion yuan metro train contract

Straitstimes, January 04 2016
Midas Holdings’ joint venture company Nanjing SR Puzhen Rail Transport Co (NPRT) has won a 1.28 billion yuan (S$278.7 million) metro train contract for the Guiyang Rail Transit Line 1. The contract was awarded by Guiyang Urban Rail Transit Co, is scheduled for delivery by the end of next year (between 2016 and 2017). NPRT is a Sino-foreign joint venture, involved in the development, manufacture and sale of metro trains, bogies and their related parts.


IRB bags Rs 10,050 crore Jammu & Kashmir tunnel project; shares jump by over 6%
Dnaindia, January 04 2016
IRB Infrastructure Developers (IRB Infra) has received a Letter of Award from Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for the construction, operation and maintenance of the longest tunnel in South-East Asia, Zozila pass Tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The scope of the project includes constructing approaches on NH-1 (Srinagar Sonmarg Gumri Road) on design, build, finance, operate and transfer (annuity) basis. The project also involves construction of tunnel spanning length of 14.08 km and approach road of 10.8 km with three vertical ventilation shafts, snow gallery of 700 meters and avalanche protection measures. The construction of the tunnel is scheduled to be completed in seven years and the concession period is 22 years. Estimated cost of the order is around Rs.10,050 crore.


Westar strikes deal for wind energy near Wichita

Salina January 04 2016
A Kansas electric utility has announced a new wind power contract in south-central Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal has reported that Westar Energy has a deal with an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources to buy 200 megawatts of wind energy west of Wichita. The deal is for power produced by the Kingman Wind Energy Center in Kingman County, a wind farm that’s expected to be in service in early 2017.


Mitsui-led consortium wins $2.3 billion Oman order

Economic Times January 04 2016
Japan’s Mitsui & Co has said that its consortium had been awarded a $2.3 billion power plant project in Oman. The consortium will build a total 3.15-gigawatt gas-fired combined cycle power generation units for Ibri and Sohar-3 power generation projects.

Mitsui holds 50.1 percent in the consortium, with 44.9 percent held by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and 5 per cent by Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Co. SAOG ( DIDIC).
The contract is set to be signed next month, and the two power plants are set to start commercial operations in 2019. Mitsui will operate the plants and sell power under a 15-year contract.


Doosan Heavy bags 670 bln won power plant order

Yonhapnews, January 04 2016
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., South Korea’s top power equipment maker has said that it has clinched a 670 billion (US$566 million) order to build a power plant in Vietnam. Under a deal with Hanoi-based Vietnam Electricity (EVN), Doosan Heavy will construct the 600-MW power plant in Binh Thuan by August 2019. Doosan Heavy will take charge of the entire process, including the engineering, procurement and construction of the facility.


GE wins $1 billion Saudi power plant contract

Thenational, January 03 2016
GE has been awarded a contract worth almost US$1bn (Dh3.7bn) to design and build gas turbines for a new power plant at Waad Al Shamal in northern Saudi Arabia. The combined cycle power plant is being built for Saudi Electricity Company and will support the development of the $7.5bn phosphate mining complex under construction for a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Mining Company, Maaden, The Mosaic Company and Saudi Basic Industries.
GE said its 48-month contract involves the delivery of the power plant, including four heavy duty gas turbines and one steam turbine. It will produce 1,390 megawatts, which is enough to power more than 500,000 Saudi homes.


Welspun Enterprises gets Delhi-Meerut order for Rs.841.50 crore
Indiainfoline, December 31 2015
Welspun Enterprises has been awarded with Package I of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway Project to be developed through Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) from NHAI. Under HAM, the company will develop Package I (of 8.716 km length) of the Delhi – Meerut Expressway at a Bid Project Cost of Rs.841.50 crore, and operate it for a period of 15 years.


Rays Power Infra Bags 80 MW for Clients From Uttarakhand Solar Tender
Prnewswire, Dec 31 2015
Rays Power Infra Pvt. Ltd has acquired a sizeable percentage of the total capacity of the Uttarakhand Solar Tender. The total capacity of the tender was 170 MW, of which Rays Infra acquired 80 MW on behalf of its clients. This was done under co-development and pre-bid EPC tie-up models for a financial bid opening conducted in Dehradun in October this year.


Welspun Enterprises bags Delhi-Meerut expressway project from NHAI
Myiris, December 31 2015.
Welspun Enterprises has announced that it has bagged Delhi-Meerut expressway project through the hybrid annuity model (HAM) under PPP from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). Under HAM, company (the concessionaire) will develop package I (of 8.716 km length) of the Delhi-Meerut expressway at a bid project cost of Rs 8.41 billion, and operate it for a period of 15 years. Construction of the project is to be completed in 2.5 years after appointed date.
During construction, 40% of the bid project cost will be funded by NHAI, with the balance 60% to be arranged by the concessionaire. During the operation period, NHAI will pay concessionaire this 60% in semi-annual payments, along with interest thereon. NHAI will also pay the concessionaire annualized operations and maintenance cost of Rs 39.5 million (adjusted for inflation) for the maintenance of the project road during this period.


Petron Engineering Construction wins an order; soars by 4.7%

Indiainfoline, December 30 2015
Petron Engineering Construction has received Letter of Intent from JSW Cement Limited (JSWCL) for civil and structural work for 2 x 1.2 MTPA GGBS grinding unit at JSWCL, Salboni, West Bengal for a total contract price of Rs. 75 crores.


Two firms bag highway projects under hybrid annuity model

Financial Express, December 29 2015
Welspun Enterprises has bagged an order for adding lanes along an 8.36-km Delhi-Meerut Expressway through the hybrid annuity model in which the government would pay 40% of the project cost. Estimated order value is around Rs. 841.5 crore. Further, a joint venture between Apco Infratech and Chetak Enterprises has also bagged the Rs. 1,057.6 crore for another 22.3-km project on the above said expressway.


Sterlite Grid wins Rs 2,600-cr Odisha transmission project

Business Standard, Dec 28 2015
Sterlite Grid has won the Rs 2,596 crore ‘Common Transmission System (II)’ Project for generation projects in Odisha. The project is aimed at evacuating power from projects of the Odisha Power Generation Corporation with capacity of 1320 MW. This transmission line is part of the consortium of the eight corridors earmarked to be awarded through TBCB; totaling investment of close to Rs 26,000 crore.


Keltron to implement solar power project in Kerala

Economic Times, Dec 28 2015
Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd has bagged an order worth Rs 25.98 crore from Kerala State Electricity Board (Keltron) for the implementation of a solar project in Kannur. The order is for installation, testing and commissioning of 3-MW grid tie canal top solar PV plant at Barapole, Kannur.


Sunil Hitech bags order worth Rs 83 crore.
Indiainfoline, December 28 2015
Sunil Hitech Engineers has bagged order worth Rs 83 crore for construction of 2,000 units G+3 (four Storey) Visthapit Awas by Jharia Rehabilitation and Development Authority, Dhanbad, Jharkhand. The project is likely to be executed over a period of 24 months.


Water grid project: firm bags Rs. 891-cr. Orders

The Hindu, December 27 2015.
Srikalahasthi Pipes Ltd has received ductile iron pipe supply orders worth Rs. 1,053 crore, a chunk of them related to the Telangana Water Grid project. The pipes will be used to provide drinking water to 25,000 rural habitations and 67,000 urban localities across all 10 districts of Telangana. The pipelines would run for about 1.26 lakh kms. Supplies will start by month-end and completed by end of March 2017.
The estimated cost of the Telangana Water Grid project is Rs.37,000 crore. The State government has released Rs.6,000 crore in the current year’s budget. It has also tied up for a loan for Rs.15,000 crore from HUDCO, Rs.2,000 crore from NABARD and Rs.3,000 crore from various banks.


Rugby company wins 2.5million contract with motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield
Coventrytelegraph, Dec 27 2015
Motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield has appointed construction firm Stepnell to build it’s new design and research centre. Stepnell has been awarded a £2.5million contract to create the new technology centre at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, a former airfield near Lutterworth. Construction work on the facility – which has attracted help from the Regional Growth Fund – is set to start in March 2016 and is expected to be completed in November of that year. The new two-storey steel-framed research and design facility will house areas for the development and testing of new motorcycles, plus office and design space.


KEI Industries Ltd secures orders valuing Rs. 384.53 Crores from Power Grid
Equity Bulls, December 25 2015
KEI Industries Ltd has bagged Orders / Notification of Awards (NOA) valuing Rs. 384.53 Crores (Ex-works) from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) for supply and service contracts for package A & B under integrated power development scheme (IPDS) works in Varanasi town of Uttar Pradesh.


GE Wins Part of $15.5 Billion China Hydropower Plant Contract

Bloomberg, Dec 25 2015
General Electric Co. won a contract to supply turbines that account for half the generation capacity of the 10.2-gigawatt Wudongde hydropower plant being built by China Three Gorges Corp. The renewable unit of the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company will provide six 850-megawatt Francis turbine-generator sets and related equipment for the project. The financial details weren’t disclosed.


Niraj Cement Structurals shines on bagging order worth Rs 16.28 crore
Livemint, Dec 24 2015.
Niraj Cement Structurals has secured a contract from The Executive Engineer – Ganjam (R&B) Division No.1, Berhampur for widening and strengthening of Chikiti-Digapahandi – Aska Road (SH-29) to 2-lane from 21/000 to 35/300 km under SHDP. The project shall be developed at a cost of Rs 16.28 crore.


Azure Power wins 100 mw solar power project at Rs 5.12 a unit

Business Standard, December 23 2015
Azure Power has said that it has won projects with 100 MW solar power capacity, which were recently put up for action by NTPC. These projects will be built in Andhra Pradesh solar park, where NTPC has auctioned a total capacity of 1,000 MW of solar power.


Kalpataru Power Transmission has bagged orders worth around Rs 1,395 crore.
Economic Times, December 23 2015
Kalpataru Power Transmission has announced that it has bagged turnkey transmission line project in Tamil Nadu worth Rs 770 crore from Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation and another order from Transmission Corporation of Telangana for Rs 437 crore. The company has also won an order worth Rs. 188 crore from Reliance Gas Pipeline.


Huawei bags 4G network deal from Idea Cellular for Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Orissa circles
Economic Times, December 23 2015
Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei has bagged a contract from Idea Cellular for supply of base stations and other equipment for the latter’s 4G networks in Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Orissa circles, where the telco is planning to launch the high-speed broadband services in Dec’15.


Mudajaya bags RM220mil Petronas contract
Thestar, Dec 22 2015
Mudajaya Group Bhd has bagged a RM220mil contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of warehouses and workshops for Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) Rapid project in Pengerang, Johor. It has received order from Petronas’ subsidiary PRPC Utilities and Facilities Sdn Bhd to undertake the works. It said the job was targeted to be fully completed by January 2018, with a construction period of 25 months from the date of the contract.


Order win! Diamond Power Infrastructure soars 2.3%

IndiaInfoline, December 22 2015
Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd has bagged an order from Powergrid NM Transmission Ltd for the supply of Conductors for 765 kV S/C (Quad Bersimic) Salem – Madhugiri Transmission Line associated with Nagapattinam Project under TBCB route vide award amounting to Rs. 44 crores.


Dubai s RTA awards Dhs 482m contract for multi-level road project
Gulfbusiness, December 20 2015
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has awarded a Dhs 482m contract for a multi-level road project in the emirate to upgrade the Al Wasl and Jumeirah Streets. The project will extend from Al Safa Interchange up to Al Manara Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road. It is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018. The project will link Jumeirah Street with Al Khail road and parallel roads (Al Asayel, First Al Khail Road) through two-level bridges and roads.
The project comprises the construction of a flyover on Latifa bint Hamdan Street intersecting the First Al Khail Road, a signalised at-grade junction underneath the bridge, and the improvement of the intersection of Umm Al Sheef Street with Al Wasl Street. The project also includes the construction of key surface roads, improvement of service roads and landscaping works all along the Sheikh Zayed Road in the sector from Al Safa Interchange to Al Manara Interchange as well as at Umm Al Sheef Street, Latifa bint Hamdan Street and Al Zomorrud Street.


Lockheed Martin bags contract to equip copters

The Hindu, December 19 2015
Global defence major Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $107.8-million contract by the U.S. government to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) systems to equip the 22 Apache attack helicopters to be delivered to the Indian Army. The M-TADS/PNVS system provides Apache pilots with long-range, precision engagement capabilities for safe flight during day, night and in adverse weather conditions.


KEL gets order worth Rs. 64 cr
The Hindu, December 19 2015.
Kerala Electrical and Allied Engineering Co. Ltd (KEL), a State public sector unit, received an order for transformers worth Rs. 64 crore from the Karnataka public sector unit Bangalore Electricity Company Ltd. The transformer unit of KEL at Mamala will manufacture and deliver transformers as per the order. KEL hopes to receive similar orders from other electricity distribution companies under the Karnataka government.


MBL Infrastructures bags project worth Rs 414.75 crore

Livemint, December 18 2015
MBL Infrastructures (MBL) has been awarded the Project of ‘Rehabilitation and upgradation’ from Jabalpur to Hiran River Section of NH-12 (New NH No. 45) to four -lanes with paved shoulders configuration from km. 10.400 to km. 66.000 (design length 55.600 kms) in the state of Madhya Pradesh under NHDP- Ill through Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Basis Contract for the contract price of Rs 414.75 crore from Ministry of Road Transport & Highways. The execution period of the project is 24 months from the appointed date.


Vestas gets 100 megawatt order in U.S.
Marketwatch.com, Dec 18 2015
Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS.KO) has said that it has received an order for turbines with a total capacity of 100 megawatts from a customer in the U.S. It said the contract covers supply and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a three-year service agreement. Commissioning is expected in 2017.


Concor India bags 2 MMLP projects worth Rs 520 crore

Moneycontrol, Dec 17 2015
Container Corporation (Concor) of India bagged two new Multi Modal Logistics Parks (MMLPs) on Dec 17,’15. The two projects are going to be set up in Tehi (Madhya Pradesh) and Barhi (Haryana) and their cumulative worth is Rs 520 crore.


Gayatri Projects gains after its JV bags order worth Rs 143.42 crore
Livemint, Dec 17 2015
Gayatri Projects in Joint Venture with Vishwa Infrastructures and Services has bagged a new order worth Rs 143.42 crore from Government of Mizoram. The project involves the construction and completion of water distribution & feeder mains by providing and laying DI pipes of 185 Km and GI pipes of 71 Km as well as some road restoration. The project is being financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and shall be completed in 48 months. The resulting infrastructure will supply water to the city of Aizwal, the capital of Mizoram.


Gamesa bags 100MW in Ohio
renews.biz, Dec 16 2015.
Gamesa has won a contract to supply 48 turbines to EDP Renewables for its 100MW Amazon wind farm in Ohio. The company will install 48 of its G114-2.1MW turbines to the Pauling County site in central US and the power generated will be supplied exclusively to an Amazon data center. Under the terms of the agreement Gamesa will manage the transport, installation and commissioning of the turbines for the project. Turbine deliveries are scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2016 and the wind farm will operate commercially by the end of 2016.


Ssangyong E&C bags US$1.6 bln construction deals in Dubai

english.yonhapnews.co.kr, Dec 16 2015
Ssangyong Engineering & Construction Co., a South Korean builder, has clinched US$1.6 billion worth of orders to construct a luxury hotel, as well as apartment and office buildings, in Dubai. It will construct a 47-story hotel and a 37-story apartment building in Palm Jumeirah for $840 million, a contract secured from the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD).
In a separate deal inked with a subsidiary of the ICD, it will build three high-rise “apartment towers” in the same region for $386 million. It also won a large-scale office construction project worth $370 million. Ssangyong E&C said that its construction portion will take up around $730 million of the three deals. Ssangyong E&C said that it will carry out the construction projects through a joint venture with such world-class builders as BESIX and CSCEC.


TCS bags multi-million dollar deal from Lufthansa

Deccan Herald, December 16 2015
TCS, India’s largest software exporter, has chosen by German aviation major Deutsche Lufthansa AG to set up a test factory to support its IT transformation initiative in a “multi-million dollar” deal. TCS will pioneer and manage the enterprise testing services by setting up a test factory model across Lufthansa to streamline and standardize their testing processes, reduce capital expenditure and implement next generation services.


SB Energy wins NTPC bid for solar project in Andhra Pradesh

Economic Times, December 15 2015.
SB Energy, (formerly known as SBG Cleantech), a three way joint venture between Japan headquartered telecom and Internet major SoftBank Group Corp (SoftBank), leading Indian business conglomerate Bharti Enterprises Ltd (Bharti) and Taiwan-based top design and manufacturing services provider Foxconn Technology Group (‘Foxconn’), won the NTPC bid to develop a 350 MW solar plant under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission at a 25-year tariff of Rs 4.63 per kilowatt-hour (kWh)at Ghani Sakunala Solar Park in dist.Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.


Petron Engineering Construction zooms 5% after winning contract
Indiainfoline, Dec 15 2015
Petron Engineering Construction has received Letter of Intent from Ramco Cements for civil and mechanical works for capacity upgradation of Line-1 cement plant and captive power plant at Jayanthipuram. Approximate contract value is Rs. 225 million.


IL&FS Engineering bags Rs. 375-cr Ahmedabad metro rail project contract
Hindu Business Line, Dec 14 2015.
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd has received a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) from Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGS) Company Ltd for the construction of a viaduct corridor. The Rs. 374.64-crore project is for the construction of a viaduct corridor from Interface Point with Gyaspur depot to APMC Metro Rail Station to Shreyas Metro Rail Station. This is part of the North-South Corridor of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-I. The project is to be completed in 120 weeks from the date of issue of letter of acceptance.


NBCC bags Rs 188 crore contract from Tourism Ministry

Economic Times, Dec 10 2015
National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCC) and Indian Culinary Institute Society under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, have entered into an agreement on December 9, 2015 for award of work to NBCC regarding planning, designing and construction of Indian Culinary Institute. The work involves construction of Indian Culinary Institute in Noida amounting Rs 98.5 crore and Indian Culinary Institute in Tirupati amounting Rs 89.42 crore. NBCC will charge 7 per cent agency charges on actual cost for both the works.


Texmaco Rail & Engineering consortium wins freight railway contract
Business standard, Dec 10 2015
Texmaco Rail & Engineering has announced that its consortium with Hitachi Japan, Mitsui & Co. and Hitachi India has won a contract for the design and construction of signal and telecom works – STP5 (the project), a part of the dedicated freight corridor traversing India’s biggest industrial cluster between Delhi and Mumbai from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India.
Hitachi Japan, as consortium leader, will manufacture key equipment for the signaling system, Mitsui will provide overall coordination with DFCCIL and related agencies in Japan and India, Hitachi India and Texmaco will supply domestic equipment and Texmaco will also carry out the installation.
The sector covered by the contract, which is worth a total approximately 28 billion yen (Rs 1800 crore) , will cover the 915 km distance between Rewari in the State of Haryana and Vadodara in the State of Gujarat.


Siemens bags Rs 102 crore order from WBSETCL

Economic Times, Dec 10 2015.
Siemens Ltd has won an order worth Rs 102 crore to supply a 400 kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) Substation to West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL). The scope of the order includes engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the GIS Substation.


JA Solar bags 100 MW PV deal in Zimbabwe
Greentechlead, Dec 10 2015
JA Solar Holdings has bagged a contract to supply 100 MW of photovoltaic (PV) modules to one of the first three large-scale ground-mounted solar power facilities in Zimbabwe. The projects will have a combined installed capacity of 300 MW and the three contractors for these projects are ZTE, China MCC17 Group and Intratrek Zimbabwe. JA Solar will supply its PV modules to China MCC17 Group for the project it is constructing.
The power plants will be located in Munyati, Insukamini, and Gwanda, the capital of Matabeleland South. The three projects involve a total PV module contract value of $544 million, $179 million of which was won by JA Solar. The projects are scheduled to commence construction near the end of 2016 or early 2017, and are expected to be completed by the end of 2017.


Jain Irrigation bags Rs.220-cr order
Hindu Business Line, Dec 09 2015
Jain Irrigation has won Rs. 220 crore ($32.98 million) contract to lay water and sewage line at Dar Es Salaam the capital of Tanzania. The project is funded by Exim Bank under line of credit by the Indian Government. The integrated water supply project, awarded by Dar Es Salaam Water and Sewage authority, intends to cut water wastage. Jain Irrigation is responsible for survey, design and execution of various project components. The company plans to complete the project in 15-18 months.


Richa Industries Wins First Rail Over Bridge Project for Railways
BSE, Dec 09 2015
Richa Industries Limited has secured first order to construct rail over bridge for Indian Railways. The project involves construction of approximately 100-110 meter span rail over bridge within the estimated completion time of fifteen months from the date of LOI. The Project value is approximately INR 20 crores.


RattanIndia Solar wins 10 mw rooftop solar projects

Economic Times, Dec 09 2015.
RattanIndia Solar has won 10 MW of grid connected rooftop solar projects in a competitive bidding by Solar Energy Corporation Ltd. RattanIndia participated and won 5 MW of rooftop solar PV projects each in Delhi and West Bengal. These solar systems will be installed on CPWD buildings under a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 25 years. The list of buildings where rooftop solar PV system will be commissioned under this project includes buildings housing key government offices such as Supreme Court of India, Udhyog Bhawan, Nirman Bhawan, Krishi Bhawan and Shashti Bhawan.


Mitsui Engineering Unit Wins Order for U.K. Biomass Power Plant
Bloomberg, Dec 09 2015
Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S, a wholly owned unit of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., and Danish boiler supplier Burmeister & Wain Energy A/S won an order for a biomass combined heat and power plant in Cramlington in Northern England. The 28-megawatt plant, to be operational by the end of 2017, will supply power and heat to two pharmaceutical companies nearby and export the excess power to the national grid.


L&T bags orders worth Rs. 1,960 cr
Hindu Business Line, Dec 08 2015
Larsen & Toubro’s water and effluent treatment vertical has secured orders worth Rs. 1,053 crore from the Water Resources Department, Odisha Government, for the engineering, procurement and construction of 34 lift irrigation schemes across the State. Further, its heavy civil infrastructure business has secured orders worth Rs. 889 crore from Chennai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd for the construction of Chennai Metro line Package 03.


202 Contract for 15MW Waste to Energy Gasification Plant in Northern Ireland
waste-management-world, Dec 08 2015
Bouygues Energies & Services, a subsidiary of Paris headquartered construction firm Bouygues Construction, has won a contract worth more than €202 million for the turnkey delivery of a 15 MW waste to energy gasification plant in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The contract was awarded by the Full Circle Generation investment fund, which consists of the developer RiverRidge Energy and a consortium of investors made up of Green Investment Bank, Equitix and P3P Partners.
Under the terms of the deal, Bouygues will be responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction of the 15 MWe facility and will then carry out operation and maintenance for 17 years. The construction firm added that the waste gasification plant will have a capacity of 60 MW. The company said that construction work will begin in January 2016, with handover scheduled for late 2017.


NBCC bags projects worth Rs 192.74 crore in November

Economic Times, Dec 08 2015
NBCC has said that it has bagged Rs 54.20 crore for the construction of National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) campus at Rohini, Delhi. Further, it has bagged an EPC contract from Bharatiya Rail Bijlee Company, an arm of NTPC Ltd, for the balance work of construction of residential quarters and associated civil and electrical works and community facilities among others at Nabinagar, Bihar at a cost of Rs.138.54 crore. It has said that both these orders have been received during the month of November 2015.


Siemens bags Rs 377 cr order from Diesel Locomotive Works

Business standard, Dec 07 2015
Siemens Limited has bagged an order from Indian Railways’ Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, for supply of 1,890 traction motors for 4,500 HP Diesel Electric Locomotives. Estimated order value is Rs.377 crore.


Ujaas Energy zooms on bagging order worth Rs 91.78 crore from Sardar Sarovar
Livemint, Dec 04 2015
Ujaas Energy has bagged EPC order of 10MW Canal Bank Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant at Vadodara, Gujrat and its operation and maintenance for 25 years as issued by Sardar Darovar Narmada Nigam. The company has received Letter of Acceptance-cum work order issued by General Manager (HP) Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam, Gandhinagar. The approximate amount for the work is around Rs 91.78 crore.


IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company

ET, Dec 02 2015
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd has said that it has bagged Rs 675-crore EPC project from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH). The project is for rehabilitation and upgradation to two lanes with paved shoulders configuration and strengthening of Birpur-Bihpur Section in the state of Bihar under Phase-I of NHDP. The project involves engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) with a completion period of 36 months.


GE Global Sourcing India Private Limited
The Hindu, Nov 30 2015
GE Global Sourcing India Pvt. Ltd and Alstom Manufacturing India Ltd., got contracts worth Rs. 40,000 crore for two locomotive projects in Bihar, the largest foreign investment in the railways sector and the biggest ‘Make-in-India’ initiative so far.


Rajesh Exports bags export order worth Rs. 1,122 cr

The Hindu Business Line Nov 30 2015
Rajesh Exports, Jewellery firm, has said that it has bagged an export order worth Rs. 1,122 crore for gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions from the UAE. The order is to be completed by March 31 2016.


OKP secures S$94.6m contract to build viaduct connecting TPE to PIE
Straitstimes, Nov 30 2015
Mainboard listed infrastructure and civil engineering company OKP Holdings has been awarded a S$94.6 million contract to build a viaduct from the Tampines Expressway to the Pan Island Expressway and Upper Changi Road East. The project involves the design and construction of new viaducts, realignment and widening of existing carriageways, among others. The contract commenced on Nov 23, 2015 and is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2020.


Rinac bags project to set up perishable cargo complex in Bengaluru airport
Hindu Business Line Nov 30 2015
Rinac India Ltd, a cold chain turnkey solution provider, has bagged the contract to set up ‘Coolport’ — a perishable cargo handling facility at Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli, Bengaluru on 2.62 acres. This order was awarded by Air India SATS Airport Services Private Ltd (AISATS), a 50:50 joint venture company between Air India Ltd and SATS Ltd. The contract valued at Rs. 21.75 crore envisages the setting up of an integrated cold room complex capable of handling food and perishable goods. The project commenced in November 2015, will be completed in six months.


Simplex Castings wins order worth Rs. 10 crore

Indiainfoline, Nov 27 2015
Simplex Castings Ltd has said that it has received an order from Jindal Rail Infrastructure Limited worth of Rs. 10 crore approx which will be executed by the company in next two quarters. Jindal Rail Infrastructure Limited (JRIL) is a 100% subsidiary of Jindal ITF, set up for manufacture of Railway Rolling Stock. Other details are not disclosed.


Siemens bags orders for 3 wind projects in Scotland

Greentechlead, Nov 27 2015
Siemens has bagged orders for 3 onshore wind projects in Scotland. It will set up 23 units of its D3 direct drive wind turbines, providing output of 69 MW for the Dersalloch wind farm in South Ayrshire. Siemens will start installation of the turbines in spring 2016 and handover the site to developers Scottish Power Renewables in autumn 2016.
Siemens will supply six SWT-2.3-93 wind turbines to the Ewe Hill Phase 1, located 15 kilometers from Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway. The company will install 16 SWT-2.3-93 wind turbines for Phase 2, bringing both sites up to 22 wind turbines with a potential generating capacity of up to 51 MW. Siemens will start the installation of the turbines for Phase 1 in spring 2016, while installation of the Phase 2 will be in autumn 2016.

Siemens will deliver two SWT-3.2-101 turbines to North Ayrshire where already six 3.0 MW-rated wind turbines were installed for Millour Hill Community Wind Co.


EEI bags contract for Aeropark Campus project

ABS-CBN news, Nov 26 2015
EEI Corp. has bagged a contract to develop the Aeropark Campus in Clark, Pampanga. The contract involves undertaking general construction works of Phase 1 of the Aeropark Campus within the Clark Freeport Zone. Aeropark Campus is the project of Global Gateway Development Corporation (GGDC) as part of the 177-hectare Global Gateway Logistics City (GGLC). The project is scheduled to be completed by May 2017.


L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs. 1,038 cr

Hindu Business Line Nov 26 2015
The power transmission and distribution business of L&T Construction has bagged orders worth Rs. 1,038 crore from domestic and foreign market during November. L&Ts fully owned subsidiary in Saudi Arabia has bagged a $108.2-million order from National Grid, a subsidiary of Saudi Electricity Company. This is for the construction of five 132 kV substations. The project is in the central province of Saudi Arabia and is scheduled to be completed in 24 months.
In the domestic market, the company has bagged an order from Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. It is for the engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of several kilometre of underground EHV and HV networks, compact substations and other distribution elements in Bhubaneshwar.


BGR Energy Systems bags orders worth Rs 300 crore

Economic Times, Nov 24 2015
BGR Energy has bagged new orders worth Rs 300 crore in the electricals sub-stations segment following its recent focus on power generation projects. The orders secured from Transmission Corporation of Telangana Ltd include construction of 400/220 kV substation at Julurupadu in Khammam district and construction of 400/220 kV AIS Substation at Nirmal in Telangana. The company also bagged project for electrical equipment supply and erection package for TANDA Thermal Power Project Stage-II of National Thermal Power Corporation at Vidyut Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh.


L&T-Daewoo JV to construct new six-lane bridge over Ganga in Patna
Business Standard Nov 24 2015
L&T Construction and Daewoo Engineering joint venture has bagged order for construction of a six-lane bridge over Ganga river, parallel to Mahatama Gandhi Setu. The consortium was chosen by the Bihar government. The construction is expected to start by February next year. The project would cost a total of Rs. 5,000 crore, of which Rs. 3,000 crore will be financed by the ADB. The state government has already allotted the rest of the amount.


KBR wins Louisiana LNG contract
fuelfix.com, Nov 24 2015
KBR has announced that it has won a new contract to work on a new liquid natural gas facility on the Calcasieu Ship Channel in Louisiana for G2 LNG. KBR will do engineering design and federal regulatory filing work for the project. The contract value has not been disclosed.


Vestas Receives 200 MW order for new 3.3 MW wind turbine

Cleantechnica, Nov 24 2015
Vestas has announced it will ship 200 MW of its new 3.3 MW turbine to a project in Oklahoma, US. The order was placed by an undisclosed customer for an undisclosed project, but Vestas has announced it will be supplying and commissioning the wind turbines, as well as providing a three-year Active Output Management service agreement.


Siemens bags orders for 3 wind power plants in Italy

greentechlead.com, Nov 23 2015
Siemens has received orders for three wind power plants in Italy with a total capacity of 130 MW within 12 months. It will supply its direct-drive D3 wind turbines — SWT-3.0-113 and SWT-3.2-113 — to three these plants being set up at the Basilicata region of southern Italy by the end of 2016. These wind power generating projects include the 60-MW Melfi project located near Melfi town and a 54-MW project near the community of Tricarico in Italy. Siemens will start installation work at the Melfi and Tricarico sites in the first half of 2016. The 16-MW Cerreto project, with its 5 Siemens SWT-3.2-113 turbines near the community of Genzano di Lucania and in the Basilicata region is scheduled to go online in the next weeks.


Sail in the Wind! Suzlon bags order from Hero Future Energies

Indiainfoline, Nov 23 2015
Suzlon Group has won an order from Hero Future Energies, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) company, for 31.50 MW of wind power project. Suzlon will install its S97 suite of WTGs (wind turbine generators) with 120m hub height and rated capacity of 2.1 MW each at Zaheerabad site in Medak district, Telangana on supply and installation basis. The project will be scheduled for commissioning by June 2016.


Abengoa bags $215m Emal power plant contract

utilities-me.com, Nov 23 2015
Abengoa, a Spanish contractor, has won the contract to build the 220MW expansion of the Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) al-Taweelah complex in Abu Dhabi. Abengoa will undertake preparatory works worth approximately $50 million comprising the mobilization, the basic and detailed engineering and the purchase of long lead items. It is also responsible for the engineering, design and construction of the power and steam plant. The overall contract is worth approximately $215 million.


Huawei bags 100 MW equipment order from Waaree Energies

Economic Times, Nov 23 2015.
Waaree Energies Ltd has placed an order for 100 MW of string Inverter and Smart PV solutions on Huawei for its projects in India. Other details are not disclosed.


Qatar Kentz awarded Laffan Refinery 2 contract

Constructionweekonline, Nov 22 2015
Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) has granted a contract to Qatar Kentz for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction and commissioning of a water recycling facility in Ras Laffan Industrial City. The water recycling facility will be installed inside the Laffan Refinery 2 and it is scheduled to be operational at the end of 2016. Laffan Refinery 2 is the expansion project of Laffan Refinery 1 and it is a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum, Total, Idemitsu, Cosmo, Marubeni and Mitsui.


RPP Infra Projects bags order worth Rs 256 mn

Myiris, Nov 20 2015
RPP Infra Projects has received orders worth Rs 256 million from National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). This order is for improving & widening road on NH – 17 & NH – 48 in identified stretches of New Mangalore Port Road Connectivity Project. The said work is to be completed within 9 Months.


KELTRON bags orders worth over Rs 8 cr
Business standard Nov 19 2015
Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KELTRON) has bagged a Rs 5.41 crore worth order from DRDO, Kochi for the fabrication, assembly, testing and supply of high frequency module and tow cable assembly of towed array for naval vessels. It has also received another order of Rs 1.43 crore Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for operation and monitoring of various systems and equipment of unit II (1,000-MW) of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. The orders will be executed by Keltron Controls, Aroor. On the other hand, the special products group of KELTRON has bagged an order worth Rs 1.28 crore from Indian Navy for two year on-site AMC for ‘EMLOG and Echo sounder’ in Naval ships at Port Blair, Andamans.


Punj Lloyd : receives two orders from NTPC for rural electrification of Puri and Koraput in Odisha
4 traders, Nov 19 2015
Punj Lloyd has announced that it has received two rural electrification contracts worth Rs 483 crore from NTPC for Puri and Koraput districts of Odisha under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutkaran Yojna of 12th Plan. The scope of work for these two projects includes supply and erection for the rural electrification work for construction/augmentation of substations, installation of distribution transformers and providing service connections to BPL consumers around the district.


Gamesa India bags 50 MW wind power project from Atria Power
Economic Times, Nov 17,’15
Gamesa India, a renewable energy provider has bagged an order for setting up 50 MW wind power project at Kayathar in Tamil Nadu from Perpetual Investment, a group entity of Atria Power. Being a turnkey contract, Gamesa will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate the project with the supply, erection and commissioning of 25 units of G97 2 MW wind turbines with a hub height of 104 m, specially designed for low wind sites in India. This project will be commissioned by March 2016.


Waaree Energies to set up 75 MW solar plant in Gujarat

Economic Times, Nov 17,’15
Waaree Energies has bagged an EPC contract for a 75 MW solar power plant from a company engaged in electricity generation, transmission and distribution in Gujarat. The scope of the work includes design, manufacture, supply, installation, operation and maintenance of the solar power plant, which is scheduled to get commissioned by March next year.


Ujaas Energy trades jubilantly on bagging order worth Rs 36.98 crore
livemint.com, Nov 17,’15
Ujaas Energy has bagged order worth Rs 36.98 crore from Electricity Department of Daman and Diu for setting up of 6 MW Grid Connected Solar PV Project including 5 years Operation & Maintenance on Turnkey Basis at Diu.


Siemens bags 38 MW wind turbine deal in France

Greentechlead, Nov 16 2015
Siemens has announced that it has signed a deal with the Austrian WEB Windenergie AG to supply 12 direct drive wind turbines for 38 megawatt onshore project at the Les Gourlous wind farm in France. In addition to supplying wind turbines for the new project, Siemens will be responsible for service and maintenance agreement for 20 years. The new wind project is scheduled for commissioning in November 2016.


MTD ACPI s unit bags RM142.69mil contract

thestar.com, Nov 16 2015
MTD ACPI Engineering Bhd’s (MTD ACPI) wholly-owned unit, MTD Construction Sdn Bhd, has been awarded a RM142.69mil turnkey contract by AlloyMtd Palayan Inc. MTD ACPI has said that the contract is for the design, construction and completion of Nueva Ecija Government Centre and Central Business Hub in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija, the Philippines.


Ashoka Buildcon bags project worth Rs 1.80 bn

Myiris, Nov 16 2015
Ashoka Buildcon has said that it has bagged project worth Rs 1.80 billion in Arunachal Pradesh from National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation. The project is for 2 laning of Pasighat-Mariyang-Yingkiang (NH-513) from Singer river to Sijon river section 19.880 KM to 43.257 KM (length 23.777 km) under Arunachal Pradesh package of SARDP-NE. The company, along with Bhartia Infra Projects had bid for the project, wherein Ashoka’s share is 51%.


Improvement to Sankarakhole! Niraj Cement bags road contract worth Rs. 20.36 crore
Indiainfoline, Nov 16 2015.
Niraj Cement Structurals Ltd has informed that the company has secured a contract from The Executive Engineer – Pkhulbani (R&B) Division for improvement of Sankarakhole -Koinjhar-Paburia-Mandakia road (ODR) from 5/600 km to 20/000 km under NABARD Assistance RIDF – XXI. Approximate contract value is around Rs. 20.36 crore.


Night-vision startup Tonbo bags multimillion dollar contracts

The Hindu, Nov 14 2015
Tonbo Imaging, a startup backed by Artiman Ventures of the U.S, maker of advanced night vision systems, has won multimillion dollars contracts by building cutting edge technology products. Tonbo now has a pipeline of orders worth more than $50 million (Rs.331 crore) from Indian and international customers including DARPA, an advanced-technology branch of the U.S. Department of Defense. Its products are being used on observation platforms, reconnaissance drones, and artillery and naval weapon systems.


Micronet Enertec Receives Initial $1.85 Million Order for the Development and Production of Mobile Command & Control Center
Prnewswire, Nov 13 2015
Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems (2001) Ltd., has received an initial $1.85 million purchase order for the development and manufacture of a Mobile Command & Control Center from an Israeli Multinational Aerospace Contractor. The centers will be used in rugged and difficult terrains for the control and monitoring of advanced weapon systems. It expects to begin production for this initial project in early 2016.


Sterling & Wilson bags Philippines order for solar power

Hindu business line, Nov 13 2015
Sterling and Wilson, India’s leading solar power plant construction company, has won an order from Sindicatum Renewable Energy of Singapore, for building a 23 MW solar plant in the Clark region of The Philippines.


TransCanada wins contract for natural gas pipeline in Mexico

cbc.ca, November 11 2015
TransCanada has won a contract to build, own and operate a $500 million US natural gas pipeline for Mexico’s state-owned power company. The Calgary-based company says the Tuxpan-Tula Pipeline will help meet Mexico’s increasing demand for natural gas as the country shifts to the cleaner-burning fuel.
The company says the pipeline should be completed by late 2017 and it has a 25-year contract with the Comision Federal de Electricidad to operate the line.The 250-kilometre pipeline will run from the state of Veracruz to natural gas power plants in central and western Mexico, supplying up to 886 million cubic feet of gas a day.


GPT Infraprojects bags two orders worth Rs 360 crore

Livemint, Nov 11 2015
GPT Infraprojects has bagged two orders aggregating worth Rs 360 crore. Of total, the company has secured order worth Rs 113.34 crore from South Eastern Railway for execution of ROB Flyover between Sankrail and Santragachi Stations. The company has also won order worth Rs 246.50 crore from GMR Infrastructures for manufacture & supply of Railway Concrete Sleepers for their EDFCC Project (A world Bank Funded Project Package) in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The project is expected to be completed in 36 months.


Railways awards Rs.40,000 crore of projects in Bihar to GE, Alstom
Livemint, Nov 11 2015
Indian Railways awarded contracts to General Electric Co. (GE) and Alstom to set up diesel and electric locomotive factories in Bihar at a cost of about Rs.40,000 crore. The diesel locomotive factory in Marhora will cost Rs.2,052 crore and the facility to manufacture electrical engines in Madhepura will require an investment of Rs.1,293.57 crore.
The projects, which will be closely monitored by the Prime Minister’s office, will involve manufacturing 1,000 diesel locomotives and 800 electric locomotives over the next 10 years and are together worth about Rs.40,000 crore.The contract agreements with GE and Alstom will be signed in a month.


KELTRON bags Rs 4.38 crore order from Mazagon Docks

Economic Times, Nov 06 2015
Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (Keltron) has received an order worth Rs 4.38 crore from Mumbai-based Mazagon Docks Ltd for supply of electromagnetic log for new ships under construction for Indian Navy. This equipment is used for measuring the speed of ships and is manufactured by the special Products group of Keltron Equipment Complex (KEC), Karakulam.


BHEL bags two thermal power projects worth Rs 4,600 cr

Moneycontrol, Nov 06 2015
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has said that it has bagged orders worth Rs 4,614 crore for setting up two supercritical thermal power projects involving one unit each of the country’s highest rating 800 MW sets in Andhra Pradesh. Both the projects are valued Rs 2,307 crore each. The projects are 1×800 mw Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station (Dr NTTPS) stage-V of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGENCO) and 1×800 MW Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station (SDSTPS) Stage-II, popularly known as Krishnapatnam Supercritical Thermal Power Project, of Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd (APPDCL).


IndianOil to get Ennore-Tuticorin gas pipeline contract, govt tells SC
Financial Express, Nov 05 2015
Putting an end to a legal battle between two PSUs — GAIL (India) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) — the government informed Supreme Court that the oil ministry has decided to award the contract for laying of a 1,175-km Ennore-Tuticorin gas pipeline to IOC. The clarification came after a bench headed by justice J Chelameswar had expressed displeasure over two public-sector companies battling each other over the laying of the Ennore-Thiruvallur-Bengaluru-Puducherry-Nagapattinam-Madurai-Tuticorin natural gas pipeline.


Sunil Hitech Engineers awarded Ash Dkye Package for Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project worth Rs 183.03 crores
BSE, Nov 05 2015
Sunil Hitech Engineers Limited (SHEL) has received Letter of Award for Ash Dkye Package for Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project, Stage-I (3x800MW) for a contract value of Rs. 183.03 crores. The order has been awarded by NTPC Limited for its Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project in the state of Karnataka. The project shall be completed within 30 months from the date of Letter of Award.


L&T Construction gets Rs 2,048 crore job orders

ET, Nov 05,’15
The construction arm of Larsen & Toubro won orders worth Rs 2,048 crore across various business verticals in October 2015. On the international front, Larsen & Toubro Saudi Arabia LLC, a fully-owned subsidiary of L&T, has bagged an order for the construction of four 132 KV substations in Riyadh from National Grid, Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Saudi Electricity Company. These projects are in the Central Province of Saudi Arabia and will be completed in 22 months.
In the domestic market, L&T’s power unit has received an order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for engineering, procurement and construction of a 765 KV GIS sub-station package at Aligarh under the Interregional System Strengthening Scheme. Similarly, L&T’s transportation infrastructure unit secured orders worth Rs 732 crore from the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for construction of a six-lane elevated corridor from Chandigarh to Kharar in Punjab. This project is to be completed in 30 months and involves the construction of 10.18 km of four-lane dual carriageway along with three elevated corridors of a cumulative length of 3.37 km.
The transport unit also bagged an order from the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Limited for the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of receiving-cum- auxiliary main-cum-traction sub stations, including high voltage cabling from grid sub-station. An order has been received from a leading real estate developer for the construction of 13 residential towers in Chennai. Another order has been bagged from a reputed cement producer for setting up its cement plant in Rajasthan which is an expansion of its existing two lines


Pratibha Industries wins Rs 1,023-crore order from Telangana government
ET Nov 05 2015.
Pratibha Industries has bagged a water supply project order from the Telangana government, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Development worth Rs. 1,023.62 crore. The scope of works includes operation and maintenance for 10 years and providing drinking water to habitations in LMD (Lower Manair Dam)- Karimnagar, Ramadugu Segment as well as in LMD Manakondur, Husnabad, Huzurabad. The project is to be completed within 30 months from the date of commencement.


SunEdison wins NTPC’s 500 MW solar project with Rs4.63kWh bid
domain-b.com, Nov 04 2015
SunEdison Inc, a US renewable power company, has won an order from NTPC Ltd to build 500 MW of solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh, bidding at a record low tariff of Rs.4.63 per kWh.


Rays Power to set up 5MW solar unit at Charanka for SJVN

The Hindu Business Line, Nov 04 2015
Rays Power Experts has said the company has won a turnkey (EPC) project from SJVN Ltd, to execute a 5 MW solar power plant at Gujarat Solar Park, Charanka. Rays Power will be responsible for design, engineering, procurement & supply, erection, and testing & commissioning of this 5MW (AC) grid connected solar PV power plant along with its interconnecting transmission line of 66kV with the state grid on turnkey basis, the company said here. The project is likely to be commissioned by March 31, 2016. Approximate cost of the project is around Rs. 28 crore. Rays Power will also carry out operations and maintenance of the project for five years.


Jain Irrigation bags Rs 750-crore order from Hindustan Coca-Cola
Economic Times, Nov 03 2015
Jain Irrigation has informed that it has inked a three-year pact valued at Rs 750 crore with Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages to supply mango pulp. As part of this partnership, Jains and HCCBPL are implementing program Unnati, a project to improve yields of farmers and build and sustainable supply chain using ultra- high density plantation technology.


Gamesa bags 200 MW wind mills order from Ostro Energy

Economic Times, Nov 03 2015
Gamesa India has entered into a twin agreement with Ostro Energy for setting up wind mill power project in Madhya Pradesh and in Andhra Pradesh. According to statement, the 100 MW project in Madhya Pradesh will be commissioned by February 2017, the other 100MW project in Andhra Pradesh will be rolled out by December 2016. As a part of this agreement, Gamesa will provide complete turnkey solutions for the dual project which will comprise of supply and erection of 50 units each, of its cutting edge wind turbine, the G97 2.0 MW with an increased hub height of 104m.


Rustomjee wins Rs 5,000 crore Abhyudaya Nagar project

Dnaindia, Nov 03 2015
Rustomjee Developers has won the 33-acre Abhyudaya Nagar redevelopment project in south Mumbai, worth Rs 5,000 crore, by getting the majority approval of 26 out of the 48 co-operative housing societies. The Abhyudaya Nagar redevelopment scheme is one of the biggest cluster redevelopment projects in Mumbai.


ACME bags 50 MW solar power deal in Uttarakhand

greentechlead.com, Nov 03 2015
ACME, a solar power company in India, has won a bid to develop 50 MW solar PV power projects by the Uttarakhand Government, UREDA. Other details are not disclosed.


Kridhan expands further in India with new orders including prestigious Dedicated Freight Corridor project
equitybulls.com, Nov 02 2015
Kridhan Infra Ltd through its subsidiary KH Foges India has received foundation engineering and piling orders of bridges in the prestigious Western Dedicated Freight Corridor project (DFC). Western DFC includes construction of 1388 km track of railway line, 112 major bridges, 1188 minor bridges, 20 stations along with supply of equipment.


Tera Software secures order from Infrastructure Corporation of Andhra Pradesh
HBL, Nov 02 2015
Tera Software has announced that the company got the award of work of Rs. 320.88 crore for Implementation and Management of Aerial Optical Fiber Grid to establish wide optical fiber network infrastructure in the state of Andhra Pradesh from INCAP (Infrastructure Corporation of Andhra Pradesh). This work is a part of Digital India programme and an initiative by Andhra Pradesh State to provide internet, Video and Telephone services across the 80 million households.


Nokia Networks bags $1 billion LTE-A deal from China Mobile

Economic Times, Oct 30 2015
Nokia Networks has said that it has bagged a contract worth $1 billion from China Mobile to provide TD-LTE-Advanced technology and 2G/3G/4G core network solutions including Voice over LTE (VoLTE). Under the agreement, Nokia Networks will also provide software and professional services, including network planning, implementation and care, will support China Mobile’s 4G network rollout during 2015 and beyond. The operator plans to deploy one million TD-LTE base stations by the end of the year to build the world’s largest TD-LTE network. In addition, Nokia Networks and China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on their strategic cooperation in the evolution and development of 5G.


Siemens receives 336 MW wind turbine order for UK wind farm

Cleantechnica, Oct 30 2015
Siemens has announced that it has received order for 56 wind turbines for the Galloper Wind Farm set to be developed off the southeast coast of England by its developers RWE, the UK Green Investment Bank, Macquarie Capital, and Siemens Financial Services, each of whom own a 25% stake in the project. Construction of the project is expected to begin in May 2017 with delivery of the turbines, and prompt completion by March 2018.


Power Mech Projects bags Rs 60-crore order from Lanco Infratech
Economic Times, Oct 29 2015
Power Mech Projects Ltd has received Letter of Intents (LoIs) from Lanco Infratech Limited in relation to a 660 MW Supercritical Ennore Thermal Power Station Expansion Project at Ennore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The first LoI is for erection, testing & commissioning and providing assistance for PG test for boiler – A&B Package worth Rs 50.96 crore. The second work relates to erection, testing and commissioning and providing assistance for PG test for electro static precipitator (ESP) package worth Rs 8.87 crore.


ReGen Powertech bags Rs. 1,600-cr orders from two IPPs

The Hindu Business Line,October 30 2015
ReGen Powertech has announced that t has received orders worth Rs. 1,600 crore from two independent power producers — Hero Future Energies and Sembcorp Green Infra. The orders are for 150 MW from Hero Future and 60 MW from Sembcorp Green Infra.


Rays Power wins Rs. 300 cr order from NHPC

Hindubusinessline, Oct 28,’15
Rays Power Experts has bagged an EPC order worth Rs. 300 crore from NHPC Ltd for setting up a 50 MW solar power project at Sattur in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu. Rays Power will be responsible for designing, engineering, civil work, installation process, testing and commissioning of the project. The project will commence by the end of October 2015.


Ashoka Buildcon bags $38-mn EPC contract in Maldives

Hindubusiness line, Oct 28,’15
Ashoka Buildcon has bagged a contract worth $38.11 million (around Rs. 247 crore) from Maldives-based company Housing Development Corporation. Its 50:50 consortiums with Mohan Mutha Exports Pvt Ltd has been awarded the EPC contract for development of a road network for Hulhumale, Phase 2, Stage 1 Project by Housing Development Corporation (HDC), Republic of Maldives, to be completed in 18 months. The estimated cost of the project according to HDC is $38.11 million.


MRCB bags RM3.1b contract to build commercial project in Kwasa Damansara
Theedgemarkets, Oct 28,’15
Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) has bagged a RM3.1 billion contract from Kwasa Utama Sdn Bhd (KUSB), the master developer for the Kwasa Damansara Township in Sungai Buloh, Selangor, to build a commercial project called Kwasa Utama (Plot C8) in the new township. MRCB has said that it has signed a management contract with KUSB, appointing MRCB as management contractor for the proposed project. The 29.82-acre Kwasa Utama development, which will span over a period of 12 years from 2016 to 2027, is expected to comprise seven separate development plots. The 29.82-acre Kwasa Utama development, which will span over a period of 12 years from 2016 to 2027, is expected to comprise seven separate development plots. It will feature eight office towers, a hotel, an auditorium and a common facility block.
These buildings will have a collective gross floor area of 7.91 million sq ft, with an estimated gross development cost of RM3.87 billion. With the signing of the agreement, MRCB will be delivering various project milestones via the overall project management, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of works. The management contract is conditional upon MRCB obtaining its shareholders’ approval for the proposed construction on or before April 30, 2016.The group expects the management contract to become unconditional by the second quarter of 2016.


Wipro wins 5-year contract from Coop Norge Handel

India infoline, Oct 28,’15
Wipro Ltd has announced that it has bagged 5-year contract from Coop Norge Handel. As a part of the agreement, Wipro will transform Coop Norge enterprise SAP software landscape.


Sterling & Wilson bags contract from Daimler India

Moneycontrol, Oct 27 2015
Sterling and Wilson, part of Shapoorji Pallonji Group has said that it has bagged a contract from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) related to its manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu. The contract’s scope includes supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the entire electrical solutions needed by Daimler at its commercial trucks production plant in Tamil Nadu. Financial details of the contract were not disclosed. The project is expected to be completed by Sterling and Wilson and handed over to Daimler by mid-2016. Sterling and Wilson provides mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) services, including designing and commissioning of projects.


Proinso secures EPM contract for 100 MW solar project in Philippines
Economic Times, Oct 27,’15
Proinso, the U.K.-based solar energy firm, has informed that it has been chosen to provide engineering, procurement and management (EPM) services to the 100 MW Subic Bay solar farm in the Philippines. The project will see Proinso work alongside Asiacrest Marketing Corporation in a partnership that has been extensively supported by U.K. Trade and Investment (UKTI), which has been proactive in recent months in helping secure contracts for British companies in the region.


Essars Italian venture bags 1.5-b order
Hindu Businessline Oct 26 2015
Essar Projects has said that its joint venture with Italys Saipem S.p.A has won a 1.57 billion order from Kuwait National Petroleum Company for setting up a part of the Al-Zour Refinery Project. The project at Al Zour is Kuwait’s biggest development project with a crude processing capacity of 615,000 barrels per day (bpd). The Kuwaiti company has so far awarded four contracts for the refinery’s construction, worth over 13.2 billion to different International bidders. The project is expected to be completed by 2019.


Svitzer Bags 30-year Terminal Towage Contract in Costa Rica

Snmevents, Oct 26 2015
Svitzer has won a contract to provide marine services for the new APMT Moin Container Terminal in Costa Rica under a 30-year terminal towage contract starting Q3 2017. In addition to providing a high quality marine service solution for Moin Container Terminal, Svitzer will be providing three 70TBP ASD tugs (2 with FiFi 1), one pilot vessel and a maintenance barge.


DeepOcean Bags Race Bank Cable Work
subseaworldnews.com, Oct 26 2015
A contract for the provision of cable installation and trenching work for DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm has been awarded to DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group. Offshore work will be undertaken in 2016/2017 with DeepOcean’s in-house fleet of dedicated cable installation and trenching vessels.


Vodafone bags M2M deal from JCB India
Telecomlead.com, Oct 26 2015
Telecom network operator Vodafone India has bagged a machine-to-machine (M2M) deal from JCB India, a manufacturer of construction equipment. Vodafone Business Services will support JCB’s Livelink, a telematics system to allow remote monitoring of its construction equipment and provide information on service, operation and security of the equipment.


China’s Honghua Bags $340M Oilfield Services Contracts from PDVSA
Rigzone.com, Oct 26 2015
China’s Honghua Group Ltd has reported that its indirect owned subsidiary Sichuan Honghua International Co., Ltd. (Honghua International) and Petroleo de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) has entered into three oilfield service agreements for Honghua International to provide turnkey services in Lake Maracaibo region of Venezuela. Under the $340 million agreements, Honghua International will work on the progressive cavity pump upgrade project, electric submersible pump upgrade project and pipelaying project for PDVSA.


Nila lnfrastructures bags order worth Rs 41 crore from AMC

money.livemint.com, Oct 26,’15
Nila lnfrastructures has received a work order (Package-1) from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) for Integrated Slum In-situ Development at Girdhar Nagar’s ‘B’ Colony, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad under Urban Development & Urban Housing Department, Government of Gujarat’s Slum Rehabilitation and Redevelopment Policy-2013.The order involves construction of 518 residential units through PPP mode. The total area under the project is 15,681 square meters will be redeveloped in 24 months at a total development cost of approximately Rs.41 crore. As remuneration, the company will get the balance vacant land worth Rs 27.50 crore and the Transferable Development Rights (TDR) of Rs 13.50 crore.


Vikram Solar wins order from British Solar Renewables

ET, Oct 26,’15
Solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar has said that it has concluded an agreement with British Solar Renewables (BSR) to supply modules with a total output of 30 MW. BSR will be installing the PID-resistant Eldora Ultima modules in their upcoming solar parks with a total output of 80 MW, to be finished by the end of March 2016. Macquarie Bank has agreed to provide the financial backing for the projects.


Ashoka Buildcon bags Rs 277 crore deal from NHAI

Times of India, Oct 24 2015
Highway developer Ashoka Buildcon has said that it has bagged a Rs.277 crore project from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The company has received Letter of Award from NHAI in respect of the development of 4-lane Islampur bypass of 10.31 KM length on NH-31 in West Bengal under NHDP Phase-ll on EPC basis.


AEG Power Solutions Wins Power Supply Contract for New Deepwater Offshore Platform with Dalian Shipbuilding
Business Wire India, October 23 2015
AEG Power Solutions a global provider of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy applications has announced that it was chosen by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co., Ltd to secure its BT-4000 deep semi-submersible platform power supply with a customized solution based on AEG PS Protect 8 industrial UPS. This deep semi-submersible platform is used to drill oil offshore in regions with temperate waters like Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, or Southeast Asia. Solutions will be delivered in January 2016.


IBM bags Wipro
techeye.net, October 23 2015
Wipro has signed a deal with IBM to use Big Blue’s Bluemix cloud development platform. Wipro, on its part, said it will train 15,000 of its developers to use Bluemix via an online open course across 58 countries. Wipro is to use over 100 services in IBM’s public Bluemix catalogue but will also use Bluemix Dedicated. That’s a private cloud version for developers to build apps that access sensitive data. IBM gets access to Wipro’s global pool of developers to release new Bluemix features. No financial details of the deal were announced.


Gamesa India bags 100 MW order from Hero group

Business Standard, October 22 2015
Gamesa India has said that it has signed a 100 MW wind power project order with Hero Future Energies (HFE), a part of the Hero group. Gamesa India will supply and erect 50 units of G97-2.0 MW turbines with a tower height of 104 metres at Dhar site in Madhya Pradesh. The commissioning is scheduled for completion by March 2016.


Power Grid wins Rs 7000-cr transmission project

Business Standard,October 22 2015
The Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) has won the Rs 7,032-crore Vemagiri-II transmission project in Andhra Pradesh. Further, Kalpataru Power Transmission has also bagged Bhutan inter-link project worth Rs.2,240-crore. The project, based in West Bengal, would help in evacuation of power from upcoming hydro projects in Bhutan.


Zelan bags RM96.99m sub-contract works
The Edge Markets,October 22 2015
Zelan Bhd has bagged sub-contract works worth RM96.99 million from MMC-Sumitomo Consortium, which is constructing the Langat centralised sewage treatment plant and sewer pipe network connection for the Langat river basin catchment. Zelan Construction Sdn Bhd will undertake the sub-contract works with ICOP Construction (M) Sdn Bhd on a joint venture basis through an entity to be incorporated. Both companies accepted the letter of acceptance for the sub-contract works from MMC-Sumitomo Consortium. The sub-contract works involve the construction and completion of 16.6km of pipe jacking in various sizes and 164 shafts for jacking and receiving pit in various sizes and depths for the sewerage conveyance system for Zone 7A and 7B of the Langat project. The date for completion for the whole of the sub-contract works is 26 months from the date for possession of the site to be notified by the contractor.


Welspun Corp rises on bagging order for supply of approximately 90k MT line pipes
Live Mint,October 22 2015
Welspun Corp has won an order for supply of approximately 90k MT line pipes for an offshore pipeline project in MENA region. Further details are not disclosed.


Longi Silicon bags US$189 million order
PVTech,October 22 2015
Longi Silicon has secured a CNY1.2 billion (US$189 million) order from China Minsheng New Energy (CMNE) for monocrystalline modules.No timeline for the delivery of the modules has been announced.


Crown Asia bags Naia toll road supply deal
Inquirer.net,October 22 2015
Crown Asia Chemicals Corp has said that it has bagged a deal to supply the piping requirements for the Naia Expressway phase 2 project, which started construction this month. Estimated order value is around P15.86-billion. The Naia Expressway project is a public private partnership (PPP) venture intended to provide interconnecting access to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and the Pagcor Entertainment City through a four-lane elevated expressway.


Brookfield Multiplex bags 350m Goldman Sachs HQ

Construction Enquirer, Oct 19 2015
Contractor Brookfield Multiplex is to take the job to build a new 350m headquarters for investment bank Goldman Sachs, next Holborn Viaduct in central London. The mammoth office project designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates will see the firm deliver a 850,000 sq ft office scheme near to Farringdon Road station. Demolition contractor Erith has completed demolition of the existing 13-storey Fleet Building at Shoe Lane and has completed shoring up the basement structure ahead of construction getting underway. WSP is acting as both structural and services engineer, with E C Harris the cost consultant on the scheme.


Sunil Hitech Engineers awarded Road EPC projects worth Rs. 474 crores in Bihar
Moneycontrol,Octobor 20 2015
Sunil Hitech Engineers Limited (SHEL) has been awarded two orders worth Rs. 474 crores in the State of Bihar from Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India on Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Mode. The order has been awarded to M/s Sunil Hitech – RCM JV and is part of National Highways Interconnectivity Improvement Project which is funded by World Bank. The first order is for the Rehabilitation and Upgradation to 2-lane/2 lanes with paved shoulders configuration and strengthening of Sitamarhi-Jaynagar-Narahia Section (Km 40 to Km 219.945) of NH-104 in the State of Bihar for Lot-I km 40.00 to Km 79.40 [NHIIP-BR-104-11] worth Rs. 154.62 crores to be executed in 24 months from the appointed date. The second order is for Rehabilitation and Upgradation to 2-lane/2 lanes with paved shoulders configuration and strengthening of Sitamarhi-Jaynagar-Narahia Section (Km 40 to Km 219.945) of NH-104 in the State of Bihar for Lot-II km 79.40 to Km 156.50 [NHIIP-BR-104-11] worth Rs. 319.68 crores to be executed in 30 months from the appointed date.


Nordex wins triple order in Turkey
Wind Power,Octobor 17 2015
The Nordex has received its first deal from Uçgen Ruzgar Enerjisi Elektrik Uretim Anonim Sirketi, Turkey. The second order is to supply seven N117 3MW turbines to a 21MW project near Izmir in western Turkey. It will also deliver four N117 3MW turbines to the 12MW Cataltepe project near Istanbul for Turkish coal firm Super Enerji. The final order will see Nordex manufacture five N117 2.4MW turbines for the 12MW Zincirli project, being developed by REA Elektrik in Kayseri, central Turkey.


Sunway Construction bags RM174mil housing project

thestar.com,Octobor 17 2015
Sunway Construction Group Bhd (SunCon) has secured an RM174.5mil contract from Sunway Iskandar Sdn Bhd for the construction of houses in Pulai, Johor Baru. SunCon has said that the contract was in relation to the main building works for the proposed strata development on Plot F27 to construct 222 units of linked houses, cluster homes and semi-detached houses in two phases on part of the land held under PTD 199240 in Pulai.The project is due for completion by Dec 31, 2017.


NBCC bags Rs 126.33 crore project in Telangana

Money Control,Octobor 17 2015
National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCC) has bagged Rs 126.33 crore project in Telangana for carrying out civil works at different colleges of Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) in Telangana. Earlier this year, National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCC) has signed an agreement with Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to develop a 30-hectare mega project that will also house the tallest tower in the capital. This would be the first project based on ‘Transit Oriented Development’ (TOD) norms with ‘Smart City’ features.


McNally Bharat JV bags Rs 2048 cr contract for bitumen project in Oman
Business Standard,Octobor 16 2015
McNally Bharat Engineering (MBE), through its recently formed 50:50 special purpose vehicle (SPV) with EMC Group of Oman, received a contract for construction, detailed engineering, construction supervision, mechanical commissioning and supply for a value of $ 315 million (Rs 2048 crores approximately) from Sohar Bitumen LLC in Oman for its bitumen refinery in Sohar, Muscat, Oman.The share of MBE in the said order will be $ 157 million (Rs 1024 crores approximately). The delivery period of the project is 24 months from the date of receipt of advance from the customer.


CIAL awards terminal work to Pvt firm
The New Indian Express,Octobor 16 2015
The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has awarded a contract for the mechanical, electrical and public health systems of the new international terminal at Nedumbassery to Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group.The sprawling New international terminal has a built-up area of around 15 lakh sqft.
Sterling and Wilson’s scope of work under the contract are electrical installations including HT and LT works; air-conditioning; fire protection; building management systems; plumbing management systems; and vertical and horizontal transportation system. The project is expected to be completed within a period of 18 months. Sterling and Wilson will also assume responsibility for the overall operation and maintenance work, after commissioning of the new terminal


J Kumar Infraprojects jt venture firm bags orders worth Rs. 1,134 cr
The Hindu Business line,Octobor 16 2015
J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd has said that it has received letter of award for two projects from Mumbai — JNPT Port Road Company Ltd under J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd — J M Mhatre Infra Pvt Ltd (joint venture) worth Rs. 1,133.70 crore. The first order is for the construction of Karalphata interchange from 3.6 km to 6.073 km of NH-4B and from 5.3 km to 7.42 km of NH-348 and connectively to the fourth terminal of JNPT (Package-I) worth Rs. 539 crore. The second order is for the construction of Gavanphata interchange and NH-4B of JNPT Phase-II (Package-II) on RPC basis worth Rs. 594.70 crore.


Alstom T&D wins orders worth Rs 140 crore from Odisha Power

PTI,Octobor 15 2015
Alstom T&D India has bagged orders worth euro 20 million (around Rs 140.3 crore) from Odisha Power Transmission Corporation for supply of air insulated and gas insulated substations. The AIS will be installed at Lapanga in Odisha’s northern district of Sambalpur. Alstom will manage the related civil, mechanical and electrical works to construct twelve 400 kV bays and two 220 kV bays along with the necessary electrical equipment. Alstom will also deliver a GIS consisting of five 220 kV bays, nine 132 kV bays, substation automation and control system as well as associated civil works. The substation will be installed at Chandaka, Odisha.


Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Egypt

World Oil,Octobor 15 2015
Subsea 7 has been awarded a sizeable contract by Pharaonic Petroleum Company for the development of the East Nile Delta Phase 3 Project (END-3).The project scope includes installation engineering, procurement and fabrication of rigid spools, and installation of pipeline, umbilical and subsea structures to develop the resources from two wells including 8 km of umbilicals and pipeline. The field development will be at depths of about 80 m to 90 m.


Punj Lloyd gains 7%, bags EPCC contract of Rs 367cr

Money Control,Octobor 15 2015
Punj Lloyd has bagged an EPCC contract from Indian Oil Corporation worth of Rs.367 crore for its Paradip Refiney. The contract includes the Residual basic Engineering including HAZOP study, detailed engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the Coker LPG Treating Unit and offsite and utility facility.


Deep Industries bags contract worth Rs 90.33 crore

Livemint,Octobor 14 2015
Deep Industries has received Notification of Award of Contract for charter hiring of No. 1 of 1000HP Mobile Drilling Rig for Tripura Asset of ONGC for a period of three years. The total value of the award is of $14 million i.e. approx Rs 90.33 crore.


Siemens wins order worth Rs 97 crore from NTPC
Livemint,Octobor 14 2015
Siemens, together with its parent company Siemens AG, has won an order totaling approximately Rs 183 crore from NTPC. The component of Siemens in the order is approximately Rs 97 crore.The scope of work includes modernization as well as maintenance of Controls and Instrumentation at NTPC’s Dadri Power Gas Station.


Era Infra locked at upper circuit, bags order of Rs 177.8cr

Money Control,Octobor 14 2015
Era Infra Engineering has been awarded a contract for rural electrification works in blocks of district Rampur & Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh on turnkey basis under Government of India scheme of RGGVY 12th Plan by Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, Meerut. Approximate order value is around Rs.177.81 crore.

ABB wins INR 141 crore order to strengthen power grid in India

BSE,October 13 2015
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth INR 141 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (POWERGRID) to supply 765 kilovolt (KV) ultrahigh voltage power transformers for substations in the northern states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Three transformers will be installed at the Meerut substation in the north west of Uttar Pradesh, while 14 transformers will be installed in new substations being constructed in Uttarakhand. ABB will design, manufacture, test, transport, erect and commission the 765 KV single-phase autotransformers at the substation sites.


HCC bags Rs 943 crore contract from BARC

Economictimes, October 12, 2015
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has bagged a contract from BARC to construct first phase of its Integrated Nuclear Recycle Plant at Tarapur. The scope of work includes construction of fuel processing plant, lab building and disposable material block along with in-situ fabricated stainless steel tanks and liners and electromechanical works. This project is part of the first phase of Integrated Nuclear Recycle Plant being built to process spent fuel from upcoming nuclear power plants. Approximate contract value is around Rs.942.58 crore.


Medlock wins contract worth £3.2m with Premier Inn

Manchestereveningnews, October 12, 2015
Construction and fit-out firm Medlock FRB has secured contracts worth more than £3m with Premier Inn, Britain’s biggest hotel chain. A 20-bedroom extension to the Premier Inn near the Trafford Centre is due to be completed in October. The contract includes all external works, internal fit-outs and a refurbishment of the reception area. Medlock has also begun constructing a three-storey, 60-bedroom Premier Inn and restaurant at the New Squares shopping centre in Penrith, which is scheduled to be completed by February 2016.


Hartek Power bags Rs 35 crore-order from Azure Power

Economictimes, October 12, 2015
Hartek Power has bagged an EPC order from Azure Power for providing electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar projects of 113 MW. These projects, spread across five states – Punjab, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka, will be executed at a cost of about Rs 35 crore. Hartek Power will provide a turnkey solution post-inverter covering the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the power plant, electrification and automation systems as well as pooling stations. The projects include eight substations of up to 132 Kv to connect more than 100 MW of solar energy to the grid, the most crucial of them being a 50 MW solar plant in Andhra Pradesh with a power evacuation of 132 Kv.


Suzlon commissions of 50.40 MW wind power project

Economictimes, October 12, 2015
Suzlon Group has said that it has commissioned a 50.40MW wind power turnkey project for Ostro Energy Pvt Ltd which is owned by Actis. Suzlon has been responsible for the entire project lifecycle, from development, construction to commissioning and has also been contracted to undertake operations and maintenance services of the project for 12 years. The project comprising of 24 WTGs (Wind Turbine Generators) of 2.1 MW each, is located in Tejuva, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.


Inox Wind bags 50 MW wind power project from TPREL in Madhya Pradesh
Economictimes, October 12, 2015
Inox Wind has bagged a 50 MW wind power project order from Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) in Madhya Pradesh. As part of the turnkey order, Inox Wind will provide TPREL with end to end solutions from development and construction to commissioning and providing long-term operations and maintenance services. The order involves supply and installation of 25 units of Inox Wind’s 2MW DFIG 100 rotor dia Wind Turbine Generator.


Hyderabad-firm bags Krishna district CGD project

The Hindu, October 11, 2015
Megha Engineering & Infrastructures Ltd, a Hyderabad firm, has bagged the contract from the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) for the City Gas Distribution project (CGD) in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, a programme that involves establishing and operating the network on the authorized area of over 8,400 sq. km. The company has already initiated the preliminary work. Besides, Krishna district, it has bagged CGD projects for Tumkur and Belgaum in Karnataka.


Dewa awards R&D Centre engineering contract to Stantec International
gulfnews, October 11, 2015
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dewa, has awarded an engineering consultancy contract to build a centre and laboratory for research and development at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, to Stantec International. The consultancy’s scope includes services related to the design and building of a laboratory and research and development centre, developing tenders, assessment of project contractors and onsite supervision during the building process. The contract pertains to the second phase of implementation of the Research and Development Centre.


Rajesh Exports Gets Rs 1,360-Cr Order From UAE

Ndtv.com, Oct 8 , 2015
Jewellery firm Rajesh Exports has bagged an export order worth Rs 1,360 crore for gold and diamond-studded jewellery and medallions from the UAE. The order is to be completed by January 31 next year.


Man Industries gains on bagging orders worth Rs 700 crore

Business Standard, Oct 8, 2015
Man Industries has announced that it has received orders worth approximately Rs 700 crore from international and domestic customers for supply of pipes for oil, gas and water sector projects. With these new orders to the outstanding order book as on date stands approximately Rs 1,300 crore to be executed over a period of 6 to 8 months.


Gamesa bags 40 MW wind power project of ReNew Power

Business Standard, Oct 7, 2015
Renewable energy firm Gamesa has bagged an order for 40 MW wind power project of Independent Power Producer (IPP) Company ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd. The turnkey project is scheduled to be commissioned in March, 2016. As part of the agreement, Gamesa will be supplying 20 G97-2.0 MW T-104m turbines for installation at Lingsagur site in the state of Karnataka, India.


Punj Lloyd bags orders worth Rs 488 crore; shares up over 6%

Economictimes, Oct 7, 2015
Punj Lloyd has bagged orders worth Rs 488 crores in Indian power sector. It has won two power transmission and distribution projects for rural electrification of districts in Odisha – Jajpur, Khorda and Ganjam under the Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojna -12th Plan. The company has also won its first power project from BHEL for the civil, structural and architectural work of the non-plant works and raw water reservoir, roads and drains at the 800MW Kothagudem Thermal Power Project in Khammam District, Telangana.


NWC signs US$4-m contract for sewerage system upgrade

Jamaica Observer, Oct 7, 2015
National Water Commission (NWC), Jamaica has issued a contract to Vinci Construction Grands Projects for carrying out the upgrading works of two sewerage treatment plants at a cost of US$4.2 million. The projects will be implemented over a 12-month design and construction period to be followed by a 24-month operation and maintenance period. The works on both treatment plants include the design, construction, supply, delivery, offloading, erection, site installation, testing, and commissioning of the projects. The contractor will be responsible for the demolition and disposal of structures no longer required; dissembling and decommissioning of the facilities that are to be retired; using the guidelines stipulated by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), and restoration and landscaping of the area on which the existing facilities are located.


Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon bags 100.8 MW repeat order from Orange Renewable
Economictimes, Oct 6, 2015
Suzlon group has said that it has won a repeat turnkey order for 100.8 mega watt (MW) from Orange Renewable which will be installed at a wind park in Andhra Pradesh. Suzlon will offer operation and maintenance services for an initial period of 12 years through an integrated package. The project will be commissioned starting financial year 2016-17. The wind park comprises 48 wind turbine generators of Suzlon’s S111 90m, 2.1 MW wind turbines.


Alstom bags Lucknow Metro contract worth Rs 1,100 crore

Business Standard, Oct 5, 2015
Alstom has said that it has bagged a contract worth over 150 million euro by Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) to provide metro train sets and a signaling solution for the new metro network of the city of Lucknow. Alstom will supply 20 metropolis train sets, each composed of four metro cars. Each car will be fitted with air conditioning and a passenger information system for a high level of passenger comfort. The firm will also provide Urbalis, a communication-Based train control (CBTC) solution, which controls movement of trains enabling them to run at higher frequencies and speeds in total safety. The headway of the Lucknow metro will be 100 seconds. The Lucknow Metro route will be around 23 km and will include 22 stations of which 19 will be elevated and three will be underground.
The project shall be completed in two phases, starting with a first corridor of 8.4 km. The line is expected to carry about 4,30,000 passengers per day in the first year, increasing to over one million by 2030.


Hobart-based Incat wins contract to build 112-metre ferry for Danish operator
ABC Online, Oct 5, 2015
Hobart-based company Incat plans to employ more than 100 new workers after securing a contract to build a large ferry for a Danish operator. The 112-meter fast vehicle ferry will be the fourth vessel Incat has built for Danish firm Mols-Linien, which operates services between continental Denmark and the island of Sjaelland. Incat has been contracted to construct and deliver the ferry by early 2017


Ahluwalia Contracts up 3.2%, bags new project of Rs 220cr

MoneyControl, Oct 5, 2015
Ahluwalia Contracts India has bagged new order worth of Rs 220.47 crore. The order is for construction of institutional/ commercial buildings, including electrical, plumbing and firefighting services. This order includes the construction of civil packages work for Brookfield Asset Management of Rs 154 crore and worth of Rs 66.47 crore for construction of Bennett University of Times of India.


Siemens wins 151MW wind farm order in US

Energy Live News, Oct 4, 2015
Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply turbines for a wind farm in the US. The company will deliver and install 66 turbines with a capacity of 2.3MW each. The Grant Wind project in Oklahoma is expected to have a capacity of 151MW – enough to power around 50,000 homes.Siemens is also financing the construction of the site with a $50 million (£33m) investment. The project, which is owned by Apex Clean Energy, is scheduled to start operating in spring 2016.


EEW SPC Bags Foundations Order for Nobelwind OWF

Subsea World News, Oct 2, 2015
EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has received the order from Nobelwind NV (Belgium) to manufacture 50 Monopiles and one Monopile foundation for the Substation for the Offshore Windpark Nobelwind (formerly Bligh Bank). Nobelwind NV is a Joint Venture of the companies Meewind, Parkwind and Sumitomo. The Offshore Windpark will have a capacity of 165 MW and is located approximately 47 km from the Belgium coast in the North Sea. It is expected that the windpark will be put into operation in December 2017. The foundations will be produced in Rostock from March 2016 to August 2016.


Gamesa Wins Order For First Wind Project In Kuwait

Cleantechnica.com, Oct 1, 2015
Gamesa has secured an order to set up the first wind energy project in Kuwait. Gamesa will supply 5 units of G97 turbines with 2 MW capacity each for the Shagaya Renewable Energy Park. The wind energy project is being developed by through a joint venture between Elecnor and local EPC contractor Alghanim, and is scheduled to be commissioned next year.


CG bags Rs 410-crore order in Indonesia
Money Control, Oct 1, 2015
Avantha Group Company CG has said that it has bagged an order worth USD 62 million, around Rs 410 crore, from PT PLN to manufacture and supply power transformers in Indonesia. The scope of work includes design, manufacture, supply, construction and installation of these power transformers in the range of 30 MVA to 268 MVA. These transformers would be installed in Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan and Makassar islands of Indonesia with an aim to enhance the performance of PT PLN’s transmission grid.


Kalpataru Power bags Rs 781-crore contracts

Business Standard, Sept 30, 2015
Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL) has bagged two contracts worth Rs 781 crore. The company has secured one contract for transmission line projects in international geographies Malawi and Kuwait of approximately Rs. 594 crore. The second contract is for a pipeline project worth around Rs 187 crore from ONGC.


Vestas Receives 126 MW Order For Large-Scale Thailand Wind Farm
cleantechnica.com, Sept 30, 2015
Vestas Wind Systems has announced that it has received an order to provide 126 MW to a large-scale wind park in Thailand. The order is for 70 units of the V110-1.8 MW turbine for the 126 MW Had Kanghan project, located in the Songkla and Nakhon Si Thamarat provinces of Thailand. The order was placed by developer Energy Absolute PCL, with delivery and commissioning both expected in 2016.


Inox wind bags 50 MW Turnkey order from GMDC

Live Mint, Sept 30, 2015
Inox Wind has bagged an order for a 50 MW wind power project at Rojmal, in the state of Gujarat from Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC). As part of the turnkey order, Inox will supply and install 25 units of its advanced 2MW DFIG 100 rotor dia Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) for GMDC. Inox will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle including wind resource assessment, building the power evacuation system, acquiring land, developing the entire site infrastructure, supplying the WTGs, erection and commissioning services as well as providing long term operations and maintenance services to GMDC.


Siemens wins order worth Rs 79 crore from Suzlon Energy

Live Mint, Sept 30, 2015
Siemens has won an order approximately worth Rs 79 crore from Suzlon Energy. The scope of work for the project includes supply of Winergy brand Gear Boxes of 2.1MW capacity for wind turbines.


Crompton Greaves wins Rs 125 cr order from Spanish firm GNF

Moneycontrol.com, Sept 28, 2015
Avantha Group Company Crompton Greaves has won a 17 million euro (Rs 125 crore) contract to supply ZIV single and three phased smart meters to GNF and will be the main supplier for the utility.


Conergy wins contract for 18-MW solar project in Philippines

Greentechlead, Sept 28, 2015
German photovoltaic solutions and service provider Conergy has won a contract to build an 18-megawatt solar power project in The Philippines. Monte Solar Energy, a joint venture between AC Energy Holdings (an Ayala Corporation unit) and Bronzeoak Philippines, has awarded the contract. The project is to come up at Bais, Negros Oriental.


Indian Hume bags Rs 1231 cr orders; stock gains 17%

Money Control, Sept 28, 2015
Indian Hume Pipe Company has bagged orders worth Rs 1230.77 crore. The orders are for Telangana Water Grid project in respect of Telangana Drinking Water Supply Projects (TDWSP) of Mahabubnagar and Nizamabad districts from rural water supply and sanitation department, Government of Telangana. The first order is of Rs 415.47 crore for providing drinking water to habitations in Gadwal and Alampur constituencies from Jurala Project, Mahabubnagar District, under Segment-ll including operation and maintenance for 10 years. The project is to be completed within 18 months from the date of commencement. The second order is of Rs 815.30 crore for providing drinking water to Balkonda, Armoor, Nizamabad, Kamareddy and part of Yellareddy constituencies from SRSP reservoir, Nizamabad district including operation and maintenance for 10 years. The project is to be completed within 24 months from the date of commencement.


L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,509 crore in September

Economictimes, Sept 28, 2015
Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) Construction wing has bagged orders worth Rs 1,509 crore so far in Sep 15. The water supply and distribution business has secured a water supply order from Telangana Drinking Water Supply, Government of Telangana. The project scope includes construction of water treatment plant, 2,835 km of pipeline network, 25 major water storage reservoirs and other associated works to meet the water needs various habitations of Adilabad district in the state. The other order, for waste water business, it has received a turnkey order received from Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project for waste water infrastructure works at Pali, Rajasthan. Funded by Asian Development Bank, the project scope includes construction of waste water treatment plant, waste water network and allied works in addition to works for the reduction of non-revenue water.


India plans to award $7 bn solar transmission projects to POWERGRID
Greentechlead, Sept 26, 2015
Government of India is considering a proposal to award solar transmission projects requiring investment of Rs.500 billion ($7.56 billion) to PowerGrid. The projects are likely to be awarded without auction considering the urgency of execution of the projects which are key to meeting the clean energy target set by the government. A business daily has reported that undersecretary to the government Sanjeev Jain has already given notice to POWERGRID to start work on the projects. The report adds that intra-state projects will also be executed by local government utilities.


Coppell City Council OKs change order for construction project

Star Local Media, Sept 25, 2015
A change order of more than $100,000 was approved by the Coppell City Council for the construction to Bethel and Coppell Roads. The total change order that approved is $101,502.09. A total of 67 additional days has been added to the contract. Traffic Engineer George Marshall said the project was originally scheduled to be completed on Dec. 25. The project now has an estimated completion date of April 1, 2016.


Jan de Nul group and Nobelwind sign an EPCI contract for 165MW Belgium offshore wind farm
Windtech International, Sept 25, 2015
Jan De Nul Group and the offshore wind project Nobelwind have signed the first offshore wind contract for Jan De Nul’s recently acquired offshore jack-up heavy lift vessel Vidar. It concerns the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of 51 monopile foundations for 50 wind turbines and for the Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS), the supply and installation of scour protection and the installation of 50 Vestas 3.3MW wind turbines. The wind farm will be constructed next to the Belwind wind farm, around the Bligh Bank sand bank in the Belgian North Sea and has selected Ostend (Belgium) as Marshalling Harbour. The power plant will be connected to the Belgian power grid through an export cable previously installed by Jan De Nul in 2013.


Danbury‘s Morganti wins $78m contract for Platt Tech renovation in Milford
News Times, Sept 24, 2015
Morganti Construction has been awarded a $78 million contract to manage a renovation and expansion of Platt Technical High School in Milford —and is guaranteeing its price. The Platt school work involves renovation of about 208,000 square feet of the existing facility, which houses classrooms, shops, labs and offices, along with new additions totaling about 26,000 square feet. The building will be designed by Drummey, Rosane and Anderson Architects, of South Windor.


Gammon India wins Rs 1,708 crore road project from NHAI in Jammu & Kashmir
Economictimes, Sept 24, 2015
Gammon India has secured a Rs 1,709.99 crore contract from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The contract has been awarded under phase II of the National Highways Development Project (NHDP). The scope of contract involves four-laning of Udhampur to Ramban section of NH 1 A from Km 67 to 130 to Km 151.


AXISCADES signs contract with Siemens Wind Power

Business Standard, Sept 24, 2015
AXISCADES Engineering Technologies Limited has signed a long-term strategic contract with Siemens Wind Power to set up a dedicated overseas development center (ODC) at Mindspace, Hightech city in Hyderabad with 50 engineers to serve Siemens Wind Power. Currently, it has two ODCs in India one at Chennai and the other at Bengaluru while Hyderabad facility would be its third facility in the country.


HCC gets Rs 1,783.42 crore NHAI job to build J&K highway

The Financial Express, Sept 24, 2015
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has said that it has bagged a Rs 1,783.42-crore contract from NHAI to construct a 36-km highway, which includes 3 kms of tunnels between Ramban and Banihal in Jammu & Kashmir. The project is part of NHDP Phase II programme of NHAI on NH 1A (now NH 44) and is known for its difficult terrain and low temperatures, especially in the winter season.


Sedgman wins BHP mine contract
The Australian Business Review, Sept 24, 2015

Resource services company Sedgman has been awarded a contract with BHP Billiton’s iron ore division for civil, structural, mechanical, piping, electrical and commissioning works at the Jimblebar iron ore mine in the Pilbara. The $145 million contract has been awarded to Brisbane-based Sedgman’s joint venture with Civmec Construction and Engineering.


Ashoka Buildcon – Receipt of LoA
BSE, Sept 24, 2015
Ashoka Buildcon Ltd has informed that the company has received Letter of Award (“LoA”) from Mumbai-JNPT Port Road Limited, a SPV of National Highways Authority of India in respect of the Project viz. Construction of NH-4B from Km 21.200 to Km 27.270 (D to E Section) and from Km 0.000 to Km 4.492 (D to G Section) of JNPT Phase – II (Package – IV) on EPC Basis. The accepted bid value is Rs. 414 crore.


C&C Constructions touches roof on bagging order worth $141.28 million in Oman
Livemint, Sept 24, 2015
C&C Constructions has been awarded a project by Engineering Projects (India) -Oman, for road and civil works in the Sultanate of Oman. The contract value of the project is $141.28 million.


Pratibha Industries Limited bags order aggregating to Rs. 376.07 crores
Moneycontrol, Sept 23, 2015
Pratibha Industries Limited has secured a work order worth of Rs.376.07 crores from TDWSP, Circle, Sangareddy, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Department, Government of Telangana for providing drinking water to Sangareddy segment from Singur source in disrict Medak including operation and maintenance for 10 years after commissioning (including DLP of 5 years). The project is to be completed within 18 months from the date of commencement.


Ujaas Energy gains after winning order for hydroelectric power plant in West Bengal
Business Standard, Sept 23, 2015
Ujaas Energy has received a letter of intent for design and engineering, manufacturing / procurement, supply, installation, testing and commissioning including warrantee obligation, for 10 megawatts (MW) of Teesta Canal Fall Hydroelectric Power Plant, Stage-II at Haptiagachh in West Bengal.


Suzlon Energy – New order wins continue; Suzlon bags 105 MW Turnkey orders
Moneycontrol, Sept 23, 2015
Suzlon Won Orders Totalling 105MW to be executed in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh & Tamil Nadu. Suzlon is to install 50 Wind Turbines of the robust 59x Product suite for various SMEs & public sector undertakings.


Incat Tasmania wins $50m contract to build six new Sydney ferries
ABC Online, Sept 23, 2015
Tasmanian ship builder Incat has secured a $50 million contract to build six new ferries for Sydney Harbour. The Hobart-based company, which is building four new fast ferries for the Manly run in Sydney, will start building the ferries at its Prince of Wales Bay shipyard from early 2016.


Infosys bags Rs 1,320 crore contract to build GST Network

DeccanChronicle, Sept 22, 2015
Infosys has bagged a contract to build GST Network system, which will be used for the roll out of proposed Goods and Services Tax in India. It will be a five-year contract worth Rs 1,320 crore beginning October 1.


Five firms bag eastern expressway project

Business Standard, Sept 21, 2015
Sadbhav Engineering Ltd, Jaiprakash Associates Ltd, Ashoka Buildcon, Gayatri Projects Ltd and Oriental Structural Engineers have bagged six contracts for the Centre’s most ambitious project to decongest Delhi. The proposed expressway will start from kilometre 36.083 on NH-1 and end at km 64.330 on NH-2, covering Sonepat, Faridabad, and Palwal districts in Haryana; and Baghpat, Gautam Budh Nagar, and Ghaziabad districts in Uttar Pradesh. The Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) is expected to be commissioned by July 2018. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is executing the project under six packages through the EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) mode. The total cost of the project is around Rs 7,558 crore including Rs 1,795.20 crore for land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The construction period is 30 months and the project is likely to be completed within the July 2018 deadline fixed by the Supreme Court.


WCT bags RM127.39m Kwasa Damansara infra job

Thesundaily, Sept 21, 2015
WCT has said that its wholly-owned subsidiary, WCT Bhd, accepted a letter of award from Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd to construct and complete the common infrastructure work for Kwasa Damansara township in Sungai Buloh. The job scope consists of site clearance and site preparation, including earthwork, roadwork, road furniture, drainage works, sewerage reticulation and sewerage treatment plant, water reticulation, park and ride facility, electrical infrastructure works, and soft and hard landscape works. The works under the contract shall be completed within 104 weeks and the date of completion is October 8, 2017.


L&T up 1%; arm bags orders in water, realty, power segments
Money Control, Sept 21, 2015
Larsen and Toubro subsidiary companies have received the below orders.,

• Construction subsidiary has won orders worth Rs 1,810 crore in September 2015.
• Buildings & factories segment has secured an order worth Rs 740 crore for construction of a commercial complex in Gurgaon, which is scheduled to be completed in 24 months.
• Water & effluent treatment segment has received a water supply order of Rs 573 crore from the rural water supply & sanitation department, Telangana.
• Power transmission & distribution segment has secured a turnkey order worth Rs 192 crore from the Transmission Corporation of Telangana for supply, erection, testing and commissioning of a 400 kV quad moose double circuit transmission line which will run across Adilabad and Karimnagar districts of Telangana.


NBCC bags project to build trade centre, crafts museum at Varanasi
The Economic Times, Sept 18, 2015
Government of India, Ministry of Textiles has issued an order to NBCC for the construction of Trade Facilitation Centre and Crafts Museum at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Estimated order value is around Rs.197 crore.


Power Mech – Receipt of Letter of Award worth Rs. 166.87 Crs

Money Control, Sept 18, 2015
Power Mech Projects Ltd has informed that the company has received an Letter of Award (LOA) from Prayagraj Power Generation Company Ltd (PPGCL), Jaypee Group for an order worth approximately Rs. 166.87 cr (including price escalation) towards “Field Operation & Maintenance for BTG, BOP, CHP & AHP of 1980 MW (3*660MW) at Prayagaraj Thermal Power Plant at Bara, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. The order is spread over 5 years.


Nila Infrastructure receives order of Rs 41.30cr

BSE, Sep 16, 2015
Nila Infrastructure has received yet another work order amounting to Rs 41.30 crore from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) for the construction of 816 EWS residential flats + 24 shops including internal infrastructure and development work within the plot in Ahmedabad.


ABB wins orders worth Rs. 119 cr
The Hindu Business line, Sep 15, 2015
ABB has won orders worth around Rs. 119 crore to provide plant electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar power plants. Spread across Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, these projects will connect over 850 megawatts (MW) of solar energy to the grid. The most significant of these projects, placed by the Adani Group is the 648-MW solar plant in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu. ABB will provide a turnkey solution encompassing the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the power plant electrification and automation systems, pooling stations and multiple substations.
This includes two 230 kilovolt (kV) and three 110 kV substations to connect the electricity generated to the local grid.


Ho Hup-DSE JV bags RM145.3m job to build polytechnic in Terengganu
The Edge Market, Sept 14, 2015
Ho Hup Construction Co Bhd in a joint venture (JV) with DSE Construction Sdn Bhd, has bagged a RM145.3 million contract from the latter on Sept 11 to build a polytechnic in Hulu Terengganu. Ho Hup has said that Ho Hup’s share in the unincorporated JV is 59%, which works out to be RM85.73 million of the contracts. The date of commencement of construction work will be October 2015 and it is expected to be completed within 24 months.


Siemens bags Rs 81 crore order from Diesel Locomotive Works

Economictimes, Sept 14, 2015
Siemens Ltd has bagged an order worth Rs 81 crore from Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi. The scope of work for the project includes supply and supervision for installation and commissioning of AC-AC traction systems including Locomotive Controller for Diesel Electric Locomotives.


Ashoka Buildcon bags two orders worth Rs 440 cr from KRDCL

Moneycontrol, Sept 14, 2015
Ashoka Buildcon Ltd has bagged two orders worth Rs 440 crore from Karnataka Road Development Corporation Ltd (KRDCL). The first project is to design, build, finance, operate, maintain and transfer the existing State Highway Bagewadi (NH-4)-Bailhongal-Saundatti in Karnataka on DBFOMT annuity basis. The second project is on same lines for the existing State Highway Hungund-Muddebihal-Talikot. Estimated cost of the projects as per KRDCL is Rs 235 crore and Rs 205 crore respectively.


Dubai Plans to Award Solar Power Contract in First Quarter

Bloomberg Business, Sept 13, 2015
Dubai’s government-owned utility, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, is about to announce the winners in the first quarter to build the third phase of a $3.3 billion solar energy park. The project to produce 800 megawatts of electricity from the sun will probably be awarded to more than one company. DEWA is still deciding whether to build the plant all at once or at different times to take advantage of lower costs. It aims to have solar capacity of 1,000 megawatts by 2020 and 3,000 megawatts by 2030.


Terna’s JV wins Ashghal’s $340m contract in Qatar

ConstructionWeekonline.com, Sept 13, 2015

The Ministry of Infrastructure of Qatar has awarded the contract for the Doha Industrial Area Package 2 to the joint venture of the companies, Terna, Gulf Consolidated Contractors and Wade Adams Contracting. The $340m project refers to the reconstruction of urban roadwork of total length of 40 km in an industrial area of 412 ha, while it also includes the construction of a new sewerage network, new substations, as well as smart networks for the management of circulation and telecommunications, among others. The project is expected to be delivered in three years, whereas the contractor will be responsible for the maintenance of the project for 400 days following its completion


DMRC bags metro rail project in Vijayawada

Business Standard, Sept 12, 2015
The Andhra Pradesh state government through Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will implement Vijayawada metro rail project at an estimated cost Rs 6,769 crore. The first tender for civil works will be called by DMRC soon. The project will have two corridors with a distance of 26.03 kms. Besides, DMRC has also submitted a Detailed Project Report of Visakhapatnam Metro Rail project to the state government. The Visakhapatnam Metro project will have three corridors. Initially, it has been decided to run the project to a distance of 34.91 km but was extended to 42.55 km. The first phase of the project will be completed by December 2018.


MediaCom bags Rs. 300-cr media duties of Future Group

The Hindu, Sept 11, 2015
MediaCom India, a joint venture between Sam Balsara and GroupM, has said that it has bagged consolidated media duties of Future Group worth about Rs. 300 crore. The media agency said it will manage planning and buying for Future Group.


Vestas to manage 102-MW Coram wind project

Greentechlead.com, Sept 11 2015
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is to manage the 102MW Coram wind project in California. The new owner of the project Renewable Energy Trust (RET) Capital awarded the contract to Vestas. The project is comprised of thirty-four 3-megawatt V90 turbines of Vestas. RET Capital acquired Coram wind project from BAIF US Renewable Power Holdings in July. Vestas will serve as the on-site asset manager and will be responsible for surveillance, responding to curtailment requests and reporting to power purchaser Pacific Gas & Electric. Under the agreement, Vestas will also be responsible for maintenance of “balance-of-plant electrical and meteorological equipment, and wildlife and vegetation management”.


Interserve bags £12m Leeds market revamp

Construction Enquirer, Sep 10, 2015
Interserve has been awarded a £12.3m contract by Leeds City Council to refurbish and modernise the city centre’s Grade I listed Kirkgate Market. Works, which were awarded through the YORbuild framework, are expected to run until Autumn 2016. Plans include building a new event space and dedicated café area, maintenance work on the 1976 and 1981 halls, plus replacing both roofs and the introduction of a new covered daily market within the 1976 hall.


Toshiba JSW bags Rs. 3,436-cr order from UPRVUNL

Press Trust of India, Sep 9, 2015
Toshiba JSW has bagged an EPC contract worth Rs. 3,436 crore for setting up a 660 MW thermal power plant at Harduaganj in Aligarh district from Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. Toshiba JSW will carry out engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) of the entire thermal power plant, including civil and boiler island package, to be completed in 48 months from the contract award. The project is expected to be commissioned in September 2019.


Airbus Helicopters gets order for 100 helicopters from Chinese firm
Economic Times, Sept 9, 2015
Airbus Helicopters has said that it would sell 107 helicopters to two Chinese firms, marking one of its largest orders in China. CM International Financial Leasing Corp (CMIFL) would buy 100 Ecureuil series rotorcraft over five years, with 10 units scheduled to be delivered in 2016. Further, HEMS999, an air ambulance operator under the MIT Group, would buy seven H130 light helicopters, with delivery expected to start at the end of this year.


Tara Jewels bags Rs 53 crore order from Walmart

Economic Times, Sept 9, 2015
Tara Jewels has bagged an order worth Rs 53.4 crore from Walmart USA for supply of diamond-studded jewellery. The order will have to be delivered by October 15.


IL&FS Trans up 6.5%, bags 2 projects from NHAI

Moneycontrol, Sep 09, 2015
IL and FS Transportation’s wholly owned subsidiary Fagne Songadh Expressway has signed concession agreement with National Highways Authority of India on build operate transfer (BOT) basis for development of 4-laning of Fagne – Gujarat/Maharashtra Border (Package-III) section of NH-6 in the state of Maharashtra. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 1,885.74 crore and the company had quoted a grant of Rs 245.14 crore for the project.
In the another deal, the company’s wholly owned subsidiary Amravati Chikli Expressway signed concession agreement for development of 4-laning of Amravati-Chikhli (Package-I) section of NH-6 in the State of Maharashtra with NHAI on BOT basis. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 2,288.18 crore. The company had quoted a grant of Rs 183.05 crore for project. Both this projects are on toll basis with a concession period of 19 years including construction period of 910 days.


Liberata bags £34m Burnley Council contract
CRN, Sep 08, 2015
Liberata has bagged a 10-year contract from Burnley Council, said to be worth £34m. It will provide a range of services for Burnley Council, including running its payroll and human resources systems and providing asset and facility management services.


Technip Wins EPIC Deal from PETRONAS Carigali for Malaysia’s D18 Project
Rigzone, Sept 08, 2015
France’s Technip has been awarded an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning contract by PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) for D18 Project offshore East Malaysia.
The project covers the procurement and installation of two 8 inch water injection flexible pipes totalling 5.9 miles (9.5 kilometers). Asiaflex Products, Technip’s flexible pipe manufacturing plant located in Johor, Malaysia, will execute the contract with support from Technip’s operating centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The project is scheduled for completion in late 2015.


CG bags contract from French distribution network operator

Moneycontrol,September 08 2015
Avantha Group firm CG has bagged a three-year contract from the French distribution network operator Electricite Reseau Distribution France (ERDF) to provide maintenance and repair services to 4,500 high power transformers.


EMAS AMC Bags Contract for Angostura Project Offshore Trinidad & Tobago
Rigzone,September 08 2015
Singapore’s Ezra Holdings Limited (Ezra or the Group), a leading contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas (O&G) industry, has announced that its subsea services division, EMAS AMC, has finalized a contract with BHP Billiton for the Angostura phase 3 development offshore Trinidad and Tobago in the eastern Trinidadian sector of the Venezuela basin.
The total scope of work includes the project management, fabrication, construction and installation of 12-inch flowline along with a complete subsea package comprised of control umbilicals and detailed engineering, construction and installation of the pipeline end manifold (PLEM) and inline sled (ILS) for the Angostura phase 3 field development located approximately 22 miles (35 kilometers) northeast of Trinidad and Tobago. Engineering and procurement are currently under way from EMAS AMC’s Houston office with fabrication of the subsea structures and stalking and spooling of flowlines to be carried out at EMAS Marine Base facility in Ingleside, Texas. Offshore execution is scheduled for mid-2016, utilizing the Lewek Express subsea construction and reel lay vessel.


Boustead bags extension contract worth RM43.45m from Ministry of Defence
The Edge Markets,September 08 2015
Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Boustead Holdings Bhd, has announced that it has bagged a contract extension for the supply and delivery of spare parts and training for the 23rd Navy Frigate Squadron from Ministry of Defence valued at RM43.45 million. The extension was for a period of two years up to Sept 9, 2017. Earlier, it has bagged the contract from Ministry of Defence on Sept 11, 2011 with an initial value of RM70 million. The contract was for a period of three years upon its commencement.


Irelands Gaelectric bags EUR 28m for wind projects

SeeNews,September 08 2015
Gaelectric, an Irish renewable energy company, has secured a further EUR 28 million (USD 31.2m) in debt financing from Proventus Capital to advance wind projects both at home and in Northern Ireland. The firm expects to expand its operational onshore wind portfolio to 177.6 MW by the end of 2015 from 66.4 MW currently and also to start construction work on a further 66.35 MW this year. Its ultimate goal is to build a portfolio of 400 MW in Ireland by 2017.This is the fourth time Proventus Capital has arranged funding for Gaelectric, which has raised more than EUR 220 million in equity and debt financing since December 2012.In July 2015, Gaelectric and Oriel Windfarm Ltd announced plans to build an up to 870-MW offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea, starting with a 15-MW demonstration project.


The Media Shoppes unit bags RM192m construction job in Terengganu
The Edge Markets,September 08 2015
The Media Shoppe Bhd (TMS), wholly-owned unit of Exonion Sdn Bhd, has been awarded a RM192 million project management job for the development of a 12.14ha tract in Kemaman, Terengganu. The development entails two-storey shoplots with a total of 43 units, five blocks of 12-storey apartments with a total of 660 units, one block of 11-storey affordable apartment with a total of 240 units as well as amenities which include a mosque, kindergarten and swimming pool. Under the agreement, Exonion will be responsible for the administration, management, consultation, reporting, communication, and coordination of construction and sales of the development project throughout the management period. TMS has said that the development is expected to be completed within four years from the commencement of the project and Exonion’s management period will span just as long, apart from a one and a half year defect liability period.


Alfa Laval wins SEK 75 million food order in China

Business Wire,September 08 2015
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply two process lines for edible oil refining in China. The order is booked in the Food Technology & Life Science segment and has a value of approximately SEK 75 million. Delivery is scheduled for 2016. The order comprises engineering as well as various pieces of equipment, such as heat exchangers and separators, to be used in different steps of the soybean and corn oil refinery process.


Odfjell Secures Maria Field Drilling Contract
Rigzone,September 08 2015
Wintershall Norge AS has awarded Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Stavanger (UDW semisub) a contract for the drilling of six production wells on the Maria field in the Haltenbanken area on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The contract, which has an estimated value of $175 million, is expected to commence on April 1, 2017.


Keysight bags 4G network test deals from Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel
ETTelecom.com, Sept 7, 2015
Keysight Technologies, a US-based test and measurement equipment provider, has bagged 4G network testing deals from India’s top telco Bharti Airtel and Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm. Approximate deal value is roughly around Rs 100 crores each.


Rajesh Exports bags Rs 1,123 crore order from Singapore

Moneycontrol, Sep 4, 2015
Rajesh Exports has said that the company has bagged an export order worth Rs 1,123 crore from Singapore for gold and diamond studded jewellery. The order is to be completed by December 31 2015.


AIS Bags Council Contract
Insider Media, Sep 4, 2015
North Shields-based manufacturer AIS has secured a contract to supply industrial insulation jackets within North Tyneside Council’s buildings in a bid to cut both its energy bill and carbon footprint. Almost 800 jackets will be manufactured by the company which will then be installed in 12 of the local authority’s leisure centres across North Tyneside.


Boeing Seals $2.6B Next Generation 737-800 Airplane Order

Nasdaq, Sept 4, 2015
Boeing Co. BA received a billion dollar order from UK leisure airline Jet2.com for 27 Next Generation 737-800 jetliners. The deal is valued at $2.6 billion at list prices. Boeing will deliver the aircraft from September next year through Apr 2018.


HCL Technologies bags digital deal from ManU

The Hindu, Sept 3, 2015
HCL Technologies has said that it has bagged a global partnership deal with English football club Manchester United (ManU). As part of the deal HCL and Manchester United will work together to explore and unveil a number of digital initiatives to transform the experience of the football club’s 659 million global followers. HCL will also create a state-of-the-art United Xperience Lab. The lab will be housed within the Old Trafford stadium. It will be the seventh such lab across the world.


Hero Cycles bags order for 7.5 lakh bicycles from West Bengal

The Hindu Business line, Sep 3, 2015
Hero Cycles has said that it has bagged an order for 7.5 lakh bicycles from the West Bengal government, which will be distributed to students of class 9 to 12 in the state. The company has decided to ramp up its production capacities to meet the demand from its current distribution network as well as to fulfil the new order.


VA Tech Wabag gains as JV bags Rs 1,500 crore order from Petronas
Business Standard, Sept 3, 2015
Danish company Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has said that it will supply and install 33 MW of wind turbines in Sweden as part of the Mombyasen project that was acquired recently by Allianz Capital Partners. Vestas will deliver 10 of its V126-3.3 MW machines for the project during the second quarter of 2016. It expects to commission them in the third quarter of that year. The company has also received a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement.


Ujaas Energy bags Rs 88cr order from OIL; stock up 15%

Money Control, Sept 3, 2015
Ujaas Energy has received a Letter of Award (LoA) of Rs 88 crore from Oil India (OIL). The contract is for engineering, procurement & construction for 9MWP (DC) grid interactive solar photo voitaic(SPV) power plant at Ramgarh, Jaisalmer along with its comprehensive operation & maintenance (O&M) for 25 years.


Ericsson bags 3G, 4G network contracts from Bharti Airtel

Economic Times, Sept 3, 2015
Ericsson, the world’s largest telecom gear maker, has said that it has secured multiple contracts from Bharti Airtel for expansion of its 3G network and rollout of 4G services in India. Under the four-year 3G expansion contract, Ericsson will supply, install and manage services for WCDMA radio access networks, which will enable Airtel to offer 3G services in both 2100 MHz bands and 900 MHz in three circles.


ION Geophysical bags 2D seismic contract for Somalia Puntland offshore margin
World Oil, Sept 2, 2015
Puntland Petroleum Minerals Agency (PPMA) has awarded ION Geophysical Corporation a contract to acquire 8,000 km of seismic data covering the entire Somalia Puntland offshore margin. The regional 2D multi-client survey, known as PuntlandSPAN, is being conducted to support a future license round initiative and to assist the E&P industry in gaining a better understanding of the architecture of the sedimentary basin and the hydrocarbon potential of this unexplored offshore margin. Data acquisition is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015. In addition, the PPMA has announced demarcation of its offshore territory into 25 exploration blocks covering 180,000 sq km of the Somalia Puntland seaboard. In total, there are seven blocks in the Gulf of Aden and 18 blocks in the Indian Ocean that have been defined. Block sizes range from 5,000 sq km in the inshore area to 25,000 sq km in the deeper water.


Sisk/Lagan JV bags £40m A19 junction job

Construction Enquirer, Sept 2 ,2015
A joint venture between Irish contractors John Sisk and Lagan Construction has won a £40m contract to upgrade the A19/A1058 Coast Road interchange in North Tyneside.The junction project will see the existing grade separated roundabout upgraded to a three level interchange. This will involve placing the A19 in an open cut underpass and replacing the existing embankment and adjacent bridges across the roundabout. Work, on the project which was designed by WSP in a way to reduce the initial anticipated cost of the project by 25%, will start in 2016.


Sandvik Materials Technology bags two key orders for control lines in Middle East
World Oil, Sept 2, 2015
Sandvik Materials Technology, a division within the Sandvik Group, has been awarded two important contracts for control lines for the oil and gas industry in the Middle East.
The first contract is with a new customer, an oil producer based in the UAE, to supply a complete package of materials. The package includes control line tubing and clamps manufactured by Downhole Products – a Varel International company, owned by Sandvik. The order of high-alloyed material for application in sour wells will be delivered in the third-quarter of this year.
The second contract with a top service company in Abu Dhabi is a major package for chemical injection applications for use on the Umm Lulu and Al Nasr oil fields in the UAE. The Umm Lulu and Al Nasr fields are located 30 km and 130 km northwest of Abu Dhabi. They respectively produce approximately 100,000 and 22,000 bpd of crude oil. Delivery for this contract is targeted for the fourth quarter of 2015.


FCC Aqualia bags $2.7bn Egypt contract
Utilities-me.com, Sept 2, 2015
An FCC Aqualia-led consortium has been awarded a contract worth $2.7bn for the development and operation of a water treatment plant in Egypt. The Spanish company and its partners Orascom Construction Industries, Veolia and the local business ICAT will design, construct and operation the 1.6 million cubic metres of water daily (m3/d) Abu Rawash water treatment plant in Cairo. It is a build-operate-transfer contract with an investment of more than EUR 500mn and expected total revenue throughout the concession reaching EUR 2.4bn.


Vestas bags 33-MW turbine order in Sweden from Allianz

renewables.seenews.com, Sep 1 2015
Danish company Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has said that it will supply and install 33 MW of wind turbines in Sweden as part of the Mombyasen project that was acquired recently by Allianz Capital Partners. Vestas will deliver 10 of its V126-3.3 MW machines for the project during the second quarter of 2016. It expects to commission them in the third quarter of that year. The company has also received a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement.


Larsen & Toubro bags Rs 1,070 cr contract in Saudi Arabia

The Financial Express, Sept 1, 2015
Larsen & Toubro has bagged a contract from a consortium of Bechtel, Almabani, CCC and Siemens, to construct ballastless tracks for Riyadh metro 1 and 2 on design and build basis. The project involves the construction of 62.86 kms of double ballastless tracks in tunnels, viaducts, at-grade sections and three depots. The project is scheduled to be completed in 40 months. Approximate contract value is around Rs 1,070 crore.


Crompton Greaves bags order from KEPCO
Indiainfoline, Sept 1, 2015
Crompton Greaves Ltd has bagged order for 365KV and 154KV Capacitive Voltage Transformers.
The Company won this order betaing stiff international competition in a public bid based on its track record in KEPCO.


Crompton Greaves bags order from KEPCO
Myiris, Sep 01 2015
Crompton Greaves (CG), an engineering firm, has bagged an order for 365 kv and 154kv capacitive voltage transformers (CVT) from Korea’s Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO).
The transformers which are scheduled to be delivered by the end of this year are the latest in the trend of using Polymeric Insulated Products in the international market and the largest direct order from the Korean utility for polymeric products.


Sembcorp Marine bags US$1b North Sea contract

The Straits Times, Sep 1, 2015
Mainboard-listed Sembcorp Marine has said that it has won a more than US$1 billion (S$1.41 billion) engineering, procurement and construction contract from Maersk Oil North Sea UK to build three topsides for its Culzean Field development in the North Sea. The contract amount, which includes long lead items, is for building a central processing facility, two connecting bridges, a wellhead platform and utilities and living quarters platform. The facility will be installed at a water depth of some 90 metres in UK sector of the Central North Sea. Sembcorp Marine subsidiary SMOE Pte Ltd will provide engineering, procurement, construction and onshore pre-commissioning services while detailed engineering work will be performed by a subcontracting partner.


Inox Wind up 5.7%; bags 100MW wind power project at Lahori

Money Control, Sep 1, 2015
Inox Wind has bagged an order for a 100 MW wind power project at Lahori, in the state of Madhya Pradesh from Ostro Energy. The company will supply and install 50 units of its advanced 2MW DFIG 100 rotor dia Wing Turbine Generators (WTGs) for Ostro Energy, on a turnkey basis. Inox Wing will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle, from development and construction to commissioning and has also been contracted to undertake operations and maintenance services of the project for a multi year period.


L&T Construction wins orders worth Rs 1,489 crore

Business Standard, August 31, 2015
The water & effluent treatment strategic business group of L&T Construction has won turnkey orders worth Rs 1,489 crore in August 2015, in three packages, from Public Health Engineering Department, Ajmer, under the Rajasthan Rural Water Supply and Fluorosis Mitigation Project (Nagaur). The scope of the packages includes the construction of a 5,310 ML raw water reservoir, a 250 MLD water treatment plant, raw water and clear water pumping stations, mild steel and ductile iron pipelines, electro-mechanical and instrumentation and other allied works including operation and maintenance. The projects, funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), are aimed at providing potable water to 986 villages and seven urban towns in Nagaur district and 111 villages and two towns of Bikaner district in Rajasthan.


Punj Lloyd gains as company bags Rs 1,094-crore Haldia Refinery contract from IOC
Economic Times, August 31, 2015
Punj Lloyd has won an EPCC Package 2 contract from Indian Oil Corporation, which is to be executed at Haldia Refinery, West Bengal. The scope of contract involves the Residual Process Design, Detailed Engineering including HAZOP study, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the Sulphur Block comprising the Sulphur Refinery Unit (SRU), Amine Regeneration Unit (ARU), the Sour Water Stripper (SWS) including the Utilities and Offsite facilities. This projects falls under IOCL’s ‘Aishwarya’ project. Estimated contract value is Rs. 1,094 crore.


Dolphin Offshore Enterprises surges as its arm inks contract for construction of two vessels
Livemint, August 28, 2015
Dolphin Offshore Enterprises India’s wholly owned subsidiary ‘Dolphin Offshore Enterprises (Mauritius) (DOEMPL)’ has entered into a contract with the Shipyard, Paxocean Engineering Zhuhai Company for the constructions of two vessels. The contract involves construction of 400 Men DP3 Accommodation Barge and 150 Men DP2 Offshore Construction Vessel (OCV) – 85M. The expected delivery of the above vessels will be during the second half of the calendar year 2017.


NASA Awards Contract for Construction of New Mission Launch Command Center at Wallops Flight Facility
prnewswire.com , August 28 2015
NASA has awarded a contract to Harkins Contracting Inc. of Salisbury, Maryland, for the construction of a new Mission Launch Command Center (MLCC) at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The new 14,174 square-foot facility will serve as the hub for interfacing with and controlling rockets, their payloads and associated launch pad support systems during flight operations at Wallops. The contract value is around $5.6 million.


Bollore Bags Contract for Kribi Container Port

Marinelink.com, August 28,2015
France’s Bollore-led consortium has been awarded the contract to develop and operate a container terminal in Cameroon’s deep-water port of Kribi. Bollore’s consortium included France’s CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipper.


Vestas wins 73-MW turbine supply order in Finland

Greentechlead.com, August 28 2015
Vestas has won a 73-megawatt wind turbine order from Finnish company wpd. Vestas will be supplying 22 V117 3.3-megawatt turbines for installation at wpd’s Tohkoja project in Kalajoki. It has also signed a 15-year service agreement and contract to supply a de-icing system as part of the deal. Delivery of the turbines is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016 and the project will be commissioned later that year.


ASL Marine bags $100m in shipbuilding contracts

seatrade-maritime.com, August 28 2015
Singapore’s ASL Marine has clinched shipbuilding contracts worth approximately SGD140m ($100m) for the construction of a series of tugs and barges. ASL Marine said the vessels will be designed and built for overseas customers engaged in the mining and marine infrastructure industries. The new buildings will be constructed at the group’s shipyards in Singapore and Indonesia.


Bardsley bags £14m Leeds housing blocks
Construction Enquirer, August 28, 2015
Builder Bardsley has signed off its sixth major project with property developer X1 Developments.
The latest job will see the firm build 147 apartments at East Street, Leeds under a £13.8m contract.
The X1 Aire scheme involves construction of the apartments, office space and residents’ gym in three blocks of between 5-13 storeys. Work starts on site in the next few months with the scheme due for completion in May 2017.


Kier bags £1.5bn Scape deal for second time

Construction Enquirer, August 28, 2015
Kier has retained its place as sole contractor for Scape Group’s prized national minor works framework. The firm first secured the framework place in 2011 and after the latest contest can now count on up to £1.5bn of work over the next four years. The framework is managed by Scape Group, which ran the latest competition as a OJEU-compliant tender process, assessed against a social, economic and environmental sustainability criteria. These include the construction of new primary school classrooms, university campus refurbishments, a fire service training centre, a Mind (mental health) drop-in centre and a new food market which formed part of a city centre regeneration programme.

The first minor works framework was designed to deliver new build, maintenance or refurbishment programmes valued between £50,000 and £2m. The new framework will however offer a substantially increased upper project value of £4m.


Kalpataru Power bags orders worth Rs 880cr; stock up 6%

Moneycontrol, August 28 2015
Kalpataru Power Transmission has bagged an order worth Rs 465 crore for setting up five international transmission line projects in Tanzania, Ukraine, Thailand, Tajikistan and Ethiopia. In an another order, the company is going to do a turnkey contract for 400 KV transmission line of Rs 342 crore for Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation. It has also bagged an order from Gail India Limited for laying a pipeline project of Rs 75 crore.


Oshkosh Defense Corporation Bags $6.75 Billion Contract From U.S. Military
HNGN, August 28, 2015
Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corporation has bagged $6.75 billion contract from the U.S. Army and Marine Corps to deliver new military light trucks. The close to $7 billion contract would task Oshkosh Corp to deliver almost 17,000 new light trucks to replace the dilapidated Humvees used in Iraq and Afghanistan. For the next 25 years, Oshkosh needs to deliver as many as 55,000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to replace part of the Humvee fleet and some larger military trucks.


Dyna-Mac Bags $8.5M Fabrication Contract from Singapore-based Firm
rigzone.com, August 27 2015
Dyna-Mac Holdings, a Singapore-based provider of detailed engineering, fabrication and construction of offshore floating production storage offloading (FPSO) and floating storage offloading (FSO) topside modules as well as modular units for onshore and other subsea products for the oil and gas industry, has secured a $8.5 million (SGD 12 million) contract from an established and reputable first time new customer, a multi-national corporation (MNC) based in Singapore, for the construction of 13 units of Pre-Assembled Rack (PAR), 2 units of Pre-Assembled Units (PAU) and 1 unit of Pre-Assembled Structure (PAS) for their Singapore project. Dyna-Mac’s contract includes the supply and installation of structural steel, piping installation, mechanical/equipment installation, electrical and instrument works, insulation, painting/coating and fireproofing works and pre-commissioning. The project’s modular units are scheduled to be delivered progressively to the owner with the last unit loaded out by May 2016.


Boeing wins $1.49 billion order for 13 P-8A aircraft

reuters, August 27 2015
Boeing Co has won a contract worth $1.49 billion to build 13 more P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, and buy titanium and other materials needed for work on 20 further planes in coming years. The contract covers production of nine P-8A aircraft to be built for the U.S. Navy, and four aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force. It also includes funding for titanium and other parts needed for the manufacture of 16 additional P-8A aircraft for the U.S. Navy and four more Australian planes.


EEI bags subcontract for P3.36B Bohol airport project

Manila Bulletin, Aug 27, 2015
EEI Corporation has bagged a contract for the supply and construction of the civil portion of the P3.36 billion New Bohol Airport Construction and Sustainable Environment Protection Project in Panglao Island. It has signed a Subcontract Agreement with the Chiyoda-Mitsubishi joint venture which was the joint venture was awarded by the Department of Transportation and Communication for the construction of the project. The new airport will have a 2,000-meter runway and terminal facilities, which can handle 1 million tourists a year. Construction will begin soon and will be completed in 2017.
The project will be mostly funded through yen-denominated loans from the Japan International Cooperation Agency.


ISG wins £59m London office refurb
Constructionenquirer, August 27, 2015
ISG has secured a £59m project to carry out a major office refurbishment opposite the criminal courts in London’s Old Bailey for Blackstone. The scheme adds to ISG’s portfolio of projects with the leading global asset manager, which includes the Adelphi Building and One American Square. Starting in November, a new façade will transform the external appearance of the property at 20 Old Bailey, which will also be extended by two additional floors and comprehensively upgraded, with extensive structural alterations and internal remodeling, to provide circa 240,000 sq ft of high-specification office accommodation.


AECOM Bags $45 Mln Task Order For Engineering And Technical Support Services
Nasdaq, August 26, 2015
AECOM (ACM) has been awarded a $45-million task order by the United States Navy to provide engineering and technical support services to the Naval Surface Warfare Center or NSWC Dahlgren Division. Under the task order, AECOM will continue to provide design, development and engineering services for the production of the Navy and Marines’ newest, most-advanced radar systems.


Gayatri Projects bags orders worth Rs. 3,318 cr from NHAI

HBL, August 26, 2015
Gayatri Projects Ltd has bagged four road contracts from the National Highways Authority of India worth Rs. 3,318 crore. The company said the first two projects are four-laning of Ghaghra Bridge to Varanasi section of NH 233 from 180.450 km to 240.340 km and from 240.340 km to 299.350 km in the state of Uttar Pradesh under NHDP Phase-IV on EPC mode. The approximate cost of the contracts are Rs. 741 crore and Rs. 785 crore, respectively. The other two projects are four-laning of Sultanpur to Varanasi section of NH 56 from 134.70 km to 205 km and from 205 km to 263 km in the state of Uttar Pradesh under NHDP Phase-IV on EPC mode. Estimated contract value of these two projects are Rs. 986 crore and Rs. 806 crore, respectively.


Nuberg Engineering wins Rs 1,000 crore contract from UAE’s Al Ghaith Industries
PTI, August 26, 2015
Nuberg Engineering has won a Rs 1,000-crore contract to set up a $150 million chemical complex for the Abu Dhabi, UAE-based industrial conglomerate Al Ghaith Industries. The complex will have 350 TPD Caustic Soda and 60 TPD Hydrogen Peroxide plants and is set to come up at the Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in Abu Dhabi.


Vestas bags 28MW Indian prize
Renews, August 26, 2015
Vestas has been awarded a contract to provide 20 V110-2.0MW turbines which will add a further 28MW capacity at the Khambhaliya wind project in Gujarat, India. The order is an extension of an existing contract with Powerica Ltd and will see 12MW already at the site upgraded, as well as the additional 28MW.The deal includes the supply, installation and commissioning of the turbines –slated for completion in the second quarter of 2016 – as well as a five-year service contract.


Niraj Cement Structurals bags orders worth Rs 61.69 crore

Livemint, August 26, 2015
The company has bagged its first order from Odisha PWD for improvement of Khajuripada – Nuagada road (ODR) from 0/000 km to 5/800 km in the district of Gajapati under state plan for the year 2014-2015. Approximate cost of the project is around Rs 6.85 crore.
The another one worth Rs 54.84 crore from Government of Karnataka – Public Works, Port and Inland Water Transport Department Mysore division, Vinoba Road, Mysore. The work is to provide cement concrete over existing bituminous road (Corridor of Compact) from Ramaswamy Circle to Bannimantapa (Millenium Circle) via Basaveshwara Circle, Harding Circle, K.R Circle and R.M.C Circle in Mysore 154/000 km to 163/000 km & Nuntikiri Barapada Road from 0.0 km to 9.25 km.


L&T bags Rs 864-cr order from Qatar’s KAHRAMAA

FE, August 26 2015
Larsen & Toubro has said that its power transmission and distribution business of L&T Construction has bagged orders worth Rs 864 crore from Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation ‘KAHRAMAA’. The company further said the order is ongoing Qatar Electricity Transmission network expansion plan – phase XII. The order encompasses the engineering, procurement, and construction of two substation packages. The first substation package includes up gradation and strengthening of two 400kV substations and the extension of a 132kV substation while the second package is for construction of 4 new 66kV substations.


Naza TTDI bags Kwasa Damansara Project R2-1

thestar.com August 26, 2015
Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd has awarded the Project R2-1, a proposed residential development covering 12.7 acres in Kwasa Damansara, to Naza TTDI Sdn Bhd. Kwasa Land managing director Datuk Mohd Lotfy Mohd Noh said the evaluation adjudicated by an independent evaluation panel stated the bid offered a good net present value (NPV) return to Kwasa Land at approximately RM88mil or equivalent to RM160 psf.


IL&FS Eng bags Rs 191 crore proj for REC in UP

Money Control, August 25, 2015
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has bagged a turnkey project worth Rs 190.88 crore from Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd (MVVNL) for rural electrification works under Government of India scheme of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) Phase-II in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The completion period for the project is 24 months. The project is funded by Rural Electrification Corporation under its eleventh programme.


Akwa Ibom Govt. Awards Contract For Rural Road Construction
Leadership, August 23, 2015
The Akwa Ibom Government has awarded contracts for the construction of some rural roads and the control of erosion in some parts of the state. The state’s Commissioner for Works, Mr Ephraim Inyang, said in Uyo. (Nigeria).


Gammon India bags Rs 397 crore road project from Goa government
ET August 21, 2015
Gammon India has bagged an EPC road project worth Rs 397 crore from the Goa state government. The order involves construction, operation and maintenance of balance work for four laning of the stretch of NH-17B from Varunapuri to Sada Junction from KM 13.100 to KM 18.300 and elevated road cum flyover in the state.


SunEdison awards 156 MW solar project to RES

Greentechlead.com, August 21, 2015

Renewable Energy Systems (RES), an EPC contractor for energy storage projects in the Americas, has announced that it has been selected by SunEdison to construct 156 megawatt (MWdc) Comanche Solar project located seven miles southeast of Pueblo, Colo.The facility will generate more than 300 gigawatt-hours of energy a year for the customers of Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo), a subsidiary of Xcel Energy. The project will utilize photovoltaic technology equipped with single axis trackers. The electricity generated from the solar power plant will be supplied to PSCo, under a power purchase agreement (PPA) with SunEdison.


Siemens Wins Turbine Order for $182 Million Australian Wind Farm
Bloomberg, August 20, 2015
Siemens AG, Europe’s largest engineering company, won an order to supply 100 megawatts of turbines to a A$250 million ($182 million) wind farm in Australia. Siemens will supply 32 of its systems to Neoen Australia Pty Ltd. for its wind farm in Hornsdale.


Greenskies Renewable Energy bags $165 mn funding for 127 projects
Greentechlead August 19, 2015
Greenskies Renewable Energy, a Connecticut-based solar integrator, has procured a $165 million financial package to finance its 127 solar energy projects to be constructed across 12 states. The projects, stretching from Maine to California, received the funding from First Niagara Financial Group.
The projects will collectively generate a total of 85 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity each year.


Ratnamani Metals & Tubes bags order worth Rs. 159.40 crore

Livemint, August 20, 2015
Ratnamani Metals & Tubes has bagged an order for supply of coated CS pipes from Reliance Gas Pipelines amounting to Rs. 159.40 crore (net of taxes and duties) to be completed in current financial year.


SMA bags 700 MW inverter order
pv magazine, August 19, 2015
Inverter manufacturer SMA has received a 700 MW order from Swinerton Renewable Energy. The company’s central inverters will be deployed in seven PV projects in California. San Diego-based EPC Swinerton Renewable Energy has decided on SMA’s Sunny Central 2200-US for all of the PV plants that it is developing. SMA will be delivering 317 inverters to the projects. The first project, Springbok 1 in Kern County, is already under construction and will have a total capacity of 108 MW. The PV plants under development by Swinerton range between 50 to 150 MW in capacity and are expected to be completed in 2016.


COSCO Shipping bags Appomattox platform transportation contract from Shell Offshore
World Oil, August 19, 2015
COSCO Shipping Company Ltd. (COSCOL) has signed a contract with Shell Offshore for the transportation of the Appomattox semi-submersible offshore platform hull from South Korea to Ingleside, Texas. This contract was awarded as a part of an enterprise frame agreement between Shell and COSCOL. Shell’s 41,165 metric ton hull will be transported on COSCOL’s new-build 98,000 deadweight ton vessel Guang Hua Kou. The Guang Hua Kou is under construction at the COMEC shipyard in Guangzhou, China, and it is expected to be delivered into service by late 2016.


Petron Engineering Construction rises on bagging orders worth Rs 11.75 crore
Livemint, August 19, 2015
Petron Engineering Construction has received work orders from Shree Cement, Bewar, Rajasthan for civil construction work and reinforcement & M S steel work of Ball Mill structure for a total contract value of Rs 11.75 crore (excluding Service Tax).


Wah Seong bags RM188.96m sub-contract to supply pipe piles for Pengerang project
The Edge Markets, August 18, 2015
Wah Seong Corp Bhd (Financial Dashboard) through its subsidiaries namely, PPI Industries Sdn Bhd and Petro-Pipe (Sabah) Sdn Bhd has bagged an RM188.96 million sub-contract from Penta-Ocean Construction Co Ltd for manufacturing, supplying and delivery of coated steel pipe piles for the Pengerang Deepwater Petroleum Terminal Project in Johor. The sub-contract is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2016.


Jiangsu Hantong bags order to build four aframaxes for Cardiff Marine
Seatrade Maritime News, August 18, 2015
Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry Co has bagged an order from Greece’s Cardiff Marine to construct four aframax tankers. The newbuilding deal for the 115,000 dwt tankers includes an option to build two additional units, and delivery is scheduled from 2017, according to Jiangsu Hantong. The Chinese shipbuilder said the tankers will be designed by Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI), and financial details of the deal were not disclosed.


Scomi Bags $27.66M Deal from PTTEPI for Myanmar’s Zawtika Gas Project
Rigzone August 18, 2015
Malaysia’s Scomi Energy Services Bhd has bagged a $27.66 million (MYR 113.51 million) three-year contract from PTTEP International Ltd (PTTEPI) Myanmar to provide drilling fluids together with solids control products, equipment and engineering solutions for the Zawtika gas project offshore Myanmar. The contract covered Phases 1B and 1C of the Zawtika Development drilling campaign, with work scheduled to commence in the fourth quarter this year. PTTEPI would use Scomi Energy’s new line of biodegradable base oil from the PlatDrill series in its drilling fluids systems for the offshore drilling campaign.


Rajesh Exports secures an export order

BS, August 18, 2015
Rajesh Exports has announced that it has secured an export order for designer range of gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions from M/s. Al Malek Jewellery, UAE. The order is to be completed by Oct 31,’15. Estimated order value is Rs. 1170 crore.


Dubai’s Danube awards construction contract for Glitz projects

Arabian Business.com, August 15, 2015
Danube Properties has said that it has awarded the main construction contract to Naresco General Contracting (NARESCO) for its Glitz 1 and 2 residential projects in Dubai. The project offers 300 luxury apartment units ranging from studios to three bedrooms, the AED300 million ($81.6 million) project is being developed at Dubai Studio City. Danube said in a statement that work on both sites is four months ahead of schedule and a combined workforce of over 500 people is expected to execute the construction work during peak season.
The developer added that Atlas Foundation Co has secured the earthworks contract for its newest project Glitz 3 and is currently undertaking mobilization work on the site. Danube said Glitz 1 and 2 are completely sold out while Glitz 3, which was launched in June, has also proved popular with investors.


Gayatri Projects bags EPC contract worth Rs 675 crore

BS, August 14, 2015
Gayatri Projects has announced that the company has bagged an EPC contract worth Rs 675 crore from National Highways Authority of India for development of six lane Eastern Peripheral Expressway in the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh Package-VI from km 114.000 to km 136.000.


CG Wins INR 300 Crores of Orders from Power Grid for Transmission Equipments
Business Wire India, August 13, 2015
Avantha Group Company CG has bagged INR 300 crores of orders from Power Grid Corporation for supply, erection, testing and commissioning of power transformers at various substations across India. The orders include 765kV transformers for the Chittorgarh and Ajmer substations, both part of the Green Energy Corridor, an initiative by the Government of India to facilitate evacuation of renewable energy into the national grid. CG has also bagged orders for the supply of 400kV transformers and reactors to Power Grid, a large part of which is meant for the Green Energy Corridor, for the evacuation of Solar Power to the 400kV grid in addition to system strengthening projects. The transformers and reactors will be commissioned at Power Grid substations in Kunta, Madhugiri, Narendra, Silchar, Mandola, Manesar, Panchkula and Damoh. The scope of work for these orders won during the first quarter of FY 15-16 include design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection, testing, commissioning and associated civil works. The project commissioning schedule is between the 4th quarter of FY 15-16 and 4th quarter of FY 16-17.


HCL Technologies bags 5-year contract from SAI Global

Business Standard August 13, 2015
HCL Technologies has said that it has been selected as the strategic IT partner to Australian information services company SAI Global for a period of five years. Under the terms of the agreement, HCL will provide IT managed application services and projects across the globe to the company.


PBJV Bags Contract from PETRONAS Carigali for Work in East Malaysia
Rigzone August 13, 2015
Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad has said that its wholly-owned subsidiary company, PBJV Group Sdn Bhd (PBJV), has received the Letter of Award (2 year contract) from PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) for the supply, refurbishment and maintenance of cleaning pig and associated services in Sabah and Sarawak, East Malaysia. Barakah indicated that the total contract value is dependent on the actual work orders to be issued by PCSB, with the firm estimating the value at approximately $5 million (MYR 20 million) to $7.5 million (MYR 30 million), based on the current estimated work program.


Uninor awards Rs 1,200-cr network contract to Huawei

DH, August 12, 2015
Uninor has awarded a contract to Chinese firm Huawei for modernizing and managing its network in India. Under the contract, Huawei India will modernize its entire telecom network across all six telecom circles which as of now have 24,000 base stations. The company operates in UP (West), UP (East), Bihar (including Jharkhand), Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra & Gujarat and has also bagged licenses in Assam. The deal also involves Huawei becoming the managed services partner of Uninor. The contract tenure is three years. Estimated contract value is Rs. 1,200 crore.


ABB bags $150 million orders from Saudi Electricity Co

Greentechlead.com, August 12 2015
ABB has bagged orders worth around $150 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to expand the five substations that are located three in central region and one each in the eastern and western regions of Saudi Arabia. The scope of the order includes design, supply, installation and commissioning of new switchgear bays at five existing transmission substations as well as modification of associated automation, control, protection and auxiliary power supply systems and connected transmission substations.


KEC International bags orders worth Rs 838 crore

Live Mint, August 12, 2015
KEC International (KEC), a global infrastructure EPC major, an RPG Group company, has bagged two orders from PGCIL for supply and construction of Transmission Lines in Northern and Western India. Besides, it has bagged an order from Sterlite Power Grid Ventures for one of their BOO projects under Northern Region System Strengthening Scheme – XXIX. In International market, it has bagged a turnkey order for 400 kV GIS Substation in Bhutan from Bhutan Power Corporation. Additionally, SAE Towers secured supply and EPC orders in Mexico and Brazil. In Cables Business, the company has secured orders of Rs 60 crore for the supply of Power and Telecom Cables.


TRF gains on bagging order worth Rs 73.90 crore from BHEL

Live Mint, August 12, 2015
TRF has bagged an order worth Rs 73.90 crore from BHEL ISG Bangalore for design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning for stacker cum reclaimer package for 1X800 MW Kothagudem TPS, Stage-VII, Unit 12 and 4X270 MW Bhadradri TPS.


Honghua bags 200 LNG vessels order
Seatrade Maritime News, August 11, 2015

Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment (Jiangsu) Co, indirectly wholly-owned by Hong Kong-listed Honghua Group, is principally engaged in the construction of the offshore oil engineering equipment, has entered into a contract to build and sell 200 LNG-powered inland river ships to LNG Power Shipping at a price of RMB760m ($120.6m).


Thiess wins $160m BHP nickel contract

Business Spectator, August 10, 2015
CIMIC has said that its mining contractor Thiess has won a $160m contract with BHP Billiton’s Nickel West for work at its mine in Western Australia. The 30-month deal will see Thiess provide mine planning services, explosives, drilling and blast services and other mining support for BHP at its Rocky’s Reward nickel project, an open-pit project in Leinster, around 400 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie. CIMIC was previously known as Leighton Holdings.


Sadbhav Engineering bags Rs 1,557-crore projects from NHAI

Money Control, August 10, 2015
Sadbhav Engineering has said that it has won two EPC contracts from NHAI worth Rs 1,556.96 crore for development of a section of six-lane Eastern Peripheral Expressway in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The first project is the development of six-lane Eastern Peripheral Expressway (NH No.NE-II) in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh from 1km to 22km. The second is development of six-lane Eastern Peripheral Expressway (NH No.NE-II) in Uttar Pradesh from 44 km to 46.5 km. The construction period has been fixed at 2.5 years.


IMP Powers trades jubilantly on bagging order worth Rs 82 crore
Live Mint, August 10, 2015
IMP Powers has received an order from TSTRANSCO Telangana for supply of 35 Nos of assorted ratings of 2900 MVA Transformers. The order is to be delivered within the current financial year. Approximate order value is around Rs.82 crore.


Ramco Systems gains on winning order from Mission Aviation Fellowship
BS, August 10, 2015
Ramco Systems has bagged new order from US-based Christian mission organization Mission Aviation Fellowship. Ramco will implement Ramco Aviation Suite with OFMS (Offline Field Maintenance System) to help Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) track multi-location maintenance operations & inventories.


Iran, Armenia sign 3rd power transmission line contract

Presstv, August 9, 2015
Iran and its northwestern neighbor, Armenia, have signed a new contract for the construction of the third power transmission line that will enable the two countries to exchange more electricity. The contract was signed by Ali Salehabadi, managing director of the Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI), and Aram Ananian, managing director of Armenia’s High Voltage Electricity Network (HVEN). According to the contract, EDBI will provide €83 million of the total €107.9 million needed to build the power line. The project is scheduled to be implemented in 18 months to pave the way for the exchange of electricity between Iran and Armenia.


Convention center sets renovation contract
Orlando Sentinel, August 8, 2015
Rhodes+Brito, an Orlando architectural firm has recently awarded a contract for an Orange County Convention Center renovation project. The renovation, which will start Sept. 1, has been estimated to cost $5 million. Renovation work will include lighting, mechanical projects and interior finishes. The project will involve converting meeting rooms into offices. The contract covers miscellaneous design services Rhodes+Brito will provide the county, including original design and renovations work not to exceed $2 million. That contract is slated to begin this October.


GPT Infra Bags Orders Valued at Rs 52.00 Crores

BSE, August 6, 2015
GPT Infraprojects Limited (GPT) has announced that it has bagged orders from Northeast Frontier Railway valued at Rs. 52.00 crores for assembling, erection, supplying, fitting and fixing, launching WOT Steel Grider with bearing in Bridge No. 44 over river Makru of Span1x30.00m+4×106.00m+1×71.50m+1×30.00m at KM 22.425 in between Dholakhal and Kaimai Road Station including other ancillary works in connection with the construction of the new BG Line from Jiribam to Imphal (Two Packet System) in Joint Venture with Rahee Infratech Limited. The order is to be completed in 11 months.


UGL train contract a win for Newcastle manufacturing: union

ABC, August 6, 2015
UGL has awarded a $131 million state government contract for upgrading 446 Tangara passenger rail cars that were built at its Broadmeadow plant. The scope of work involves a technology upgrade of the Tangara rail cars, extending the life of the existing fleet. The work will take around three years to complete.


Rolta bags $15 mn smartcity project in Middle East
PTI, August 6, 2015
Rolta India has bagged smartcity and 3D mapping projects in the Middle East worth about USD 15 million (Rs 95.7 crore). The company, however, did not disclose the details of the client.


Reliance Infra bags hydel project in HP
HBL, August 5, 2015
The Himachal Pradesh Government has agreed to allot the 960-MW Jhangi-Thopan-Powari Hydel power project to Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. It was also decided that if Reliance Infrastructure does not accept the offer, the project will be advertised for a fresh round of bidding. Meanwhile, the Himachal Pradesh Government also approved the allotment of 217 mini and micro hydel projects.


Swiber bags $80m Latin American contract
IHS Maritime 360, August 5, 2015
Singapore-listed offshore services provider Swiber Holdings has clinched a USD80 million pipeline contract for a Latin American-based global energy company. Swiber will provide installation of monobuoys, pipeline-end manifolds, and a submarine pipeline for the client. The work is expected to start in the third quarter of 2015 and scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2016.


BAM wins major contract for office facility Ireland

Baminternational, August 4, 2015
Royal BAM Group nv has announced that its Irish operating company, BAM Building, has been awarded a contract by Microsoft Ireland for the construction of an office facility. The contract is valued in excess of €100 million.


Reliance Infra bags hydel project in HP
HBL, August 5, 2015
The Himachal Pradesh Government has agreed to allot the 960-MW Jhangi-Thopan-Powari Hydel power project to Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. It was also decided that if Reliance Infrastructure does not accept the offer, the project will be advertised for a fresh round of bidding. Meanwhile, the Himachal Pradesh Government also approved the allotment of 217 mini and micro hydel projects.


Swiber bags $80m Latin American contract
IHS Maritime 360, August 5, 2015
Singapore-listed offshore services provider Swiber Holdings has clinched a USD80 million pipeline contract for a Latin American-based global energy company. Swiber will provide installation of monobuoys, pipeline-end manifolds, and a submarine pipeline for the client. The work is expected to start in the third quarter of 2015 and scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2016.


BAM wins major contract for office facility Ireland

Baminternational, August 4, 2015
Royal BAM Group nv has announced that its Irish operating company, BAM Building, has been awarded a contract by Microsoft Ireland for the construction of an office facility. The contract is valued in excess of €100 million.


ACME Group bags 446 MW solar power projects in Telangana

Money Control, Aug 4, 2015
ACME Group has announced that it has bagged order from Telangana Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (TSPDCL) and Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSNPDCL) for 446 MW solar power projects that would come up at 18 different locations in Telangana.


Alstom T&D India bags Rs 231.7 crore order from Power Grid Corporation of India
ET, Aug 4, 2015
Alstom T&D India has received an order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited to supply transformers and shunt reactors for 765/400kV substation situated at Agra in Uttar Pradesh and spare units of 765kV transformers and reactors as part of Eastern and Southern Region Strengthening Schemes. Approximate order value is around Rs.231.7 crore.


Punj Lloyd gains on winning Rs 477 crore order

BS, August 3, 2015
Punj Lloyd has announced that it has secured Rs 477 tankage order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan. The scope of work for the project includes confirmatory geotechnical investigation, early earth works, construction of two full containment LNG tanks on evaluation on elevated piled foundation for LNG import, storage and re-gasification terminal project of Indian Oil Corporation at Ennore Port in Tamil Nadu. The project will be completed in 33 months.


Muhibbah Engineering bags RM158.2 million contract

The Edge Market, July 30, 2015
Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd (Financial Dashboard) has bagged a contract worth RM158.2 million for civil, concrete and buildings works for offsite areas of the steam cracker complex for the refinery and petrochemicals integrated development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor. It has accepted the award from Toyo Thai Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TTCL Public Company Ltd. The contract is under Package No. 5: engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) of the steam cracker complex for RAPID project. The construction is scheduled to commence in August 2015 and is expected to be completed by November 2017.


Alstom T&D Bags Rs 80-Cr Order From Essar Projects

NDTV, July 29, 2015
Alstom T&D India has bagged a contract worth around Rs 80 crore from Essar Projects for supplying transformers for the Neyveli New Thermal Power project in Tamil Nadu. Essar Projects is responsible for the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) works of the first lignite-fired 1000 MW Neyveli power project in the country, which is being developed by Neyveli Lignite Corporation. Under the scope of the contract, Alstom will be engaged in designing, engineering, manufacturing, testing, installation and commissioning of a set of generator transformers and inter-connecting transformers, among others.


PNC Infratech Ltd-led consortia lowest bidder for road projects worth Rs1,507 crore
ET, July 29, 2015
PNC Infratech Ltd has said two joint ventures led by the firm have been declared as the lowest bidders for two NHAI projects worth Rs 1,506.84 crore. The projects involve rehabilitation and augmentation of four laning of Koilwar-Bhojpur and Bhojpur-Buxar sections of NH-84 in Bihar, under NHDP Phase III, to be executed on EPC basis. The PNCSPSCPL JV’s bids being the lowest in both for Rs 825.17 and Rs 681.67 crores, respectively. PNC’s share in the JV is 55 per cent for Koilwar-Bhojpur package and 70 per cent for the Bhojpur-Buxar package, with the balance being with S P Singla Constructions Pvt Ltd SPSCPL).


ILFS Transport wins Rs 1,886 crore contract from NHAI in Maharashtra
PTI, July 29, 2015
IL&FS Transportation Networks has said that it has won Rs 1,885.74 crore road project in Maharashtra from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The project pertains to four laning of Fagne-Gujarat /Maharashtra border section of NH-6 (from km 510 to km 650.794 on BOT (toll) basis on DBFOT (design, build, finance, operate and transfer) pattern under NHDP Phase-IV. The company had quoted a grant off Rs 245.14 crores for the project. It said the concession period for the project will be 19 years including construction period of 910 days.


NRW wins $140m Rio contract
The West Australian, July 28, 2015
NRW Holdings has won a $140 million iron ore mining contract with Rio Tinto. NRW will provide mining and ore haulage services, with a peak workforce of 135. The contract includes supply and installation of two crushing plants with a capacity of 5 million tonnes per annum each. Work will begin next month.


Duke bags 50MW in California
Renews, July 28, 2015
Duke Energy Renewables has acquired the 20MW (AC) Seville I and 30MW Seville II solar power projects in California from Kruger Energy. Kruger Energy will oversee the construction of the projects; both facilities are expected to be in service by year end.


R.P.P Infra Projects Limited bags 2 more additional orders worth Rs. 728 Million from Chennai Corporation
BSE, July 28, 2015
R.P.P Infra Projects Limited bags 2 more additional orders worth Rs. 728 Million from Chennai Corporation. The order is for Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project (TNSUDP) – Integrated Storm Water Drain (ISWD) funded by World Bank for Construction of Integrated Storm Water Drain in Cooum Watershed of Cooum Basin in expanded area of Chennai Corporation (Package 1) for Rs. 395 Millions & ( Package 2 ) for Rs. 333 Millions. The said work is to be completed in 24 Months.


Siemens bags orders for 52 wind turbines in Ireland and Scotland
Greentechlead, July 27,’15
Siemens has bagged orders from three different customers to install 52 units of its D3 direct drive wind turbines at three projects in Ireland and Scotland. The three wind farms are Raheenleagh in County Wicklow, 70km south of Dublin; Aikengall 2, to the south east of Edinburgh; and Phase 1 of Galway Wind Park, located near to the city of Galway. These orders include long-term service contracts ranging from five years for Galway Phase 1, to 10 years for Raheenleagh and a 20-year service contract for Aikengall 2.
The company will supply 11 SWT-3.2-108 wind turbines to Raheenleagh wind farm. The installation of the 35 megawatts (MW) project, by Irish companies Coillte and ESB, is scheduled to begin in May 2016 with a commissioning date in autumn 2016. Community Windpower’s Aikengall 2 wind farm project, consisting of 19 SWT-3.2-113 turbines has a planned delivery and installation date of early summer 2016. It is adjacent to the existing Crystal Rig 2 site, which is also using Siemens wind turbines. Siemens will install 22 of its SWT-3.0-101 direct drive wind turbines at SSE’s Galway Wind Park Phase 1. Commissioning of the 64MW project is expected for early 2017.


Siemens Ltd. wins order worth Rs. 67 crore for Gas Insulated Switchgear
BSE, July 27, 2015
Siemens Limited has announced that it has won an order worth approximately Rs. 67 crore for supply of High Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear from Larsen & Toubro for a substation project of Himachal Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Limited. The scope of work involves supply of 400kV and 220kV GIS including supervision of Erection, Testing & commissioning.


ABB wins $24 mn order for Nyhamna gas processing facility

Greentechlead, July 26 2015
ABB, the power and automation technology provider, has won a $24 million order from Kvaerner. The order is to enhance reliability and minimize grid losses at the Nyhamna gas processing facility. The project is as part of a major expansion at Nyhamna. ABB will supply a Static Var Compensator (SVC) to Nyhamna.


Saft bags new 20 mn euro deal from Reliance Jio

Web India, July 24, 2015
Saft has secured an order of 20 million euros to produce lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery systems for Reliance Jio. Saft will supply Evolion Li-ion battery systems to Jio’s base transceiver station (BTS) sites to support India’s ongoing 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) roll-out programme. It will invoice these latest orders for Reliance Jio in 2015.


Bagged Additional Work order from Hindustan Prefab Limited – a Govt. of India Enterprise worth Rs. 2,65,50,000
BSE, July 24, 2015
PVV Infra Ltd has informed that the company has bagged an additional work order from Hindustan Prefab Limited – a Govt. of India Enterprise, for construction of 118 nos. prefabricated toilet blocks in Govt. Schools in Package 55 (B) in Vizainagram District, Andhra Pradesh. The approximate order value is around Rs. 2,65,50,000. This is towards an initiative of prestigious Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji’s Dream project “Swacha Bharat Abhiyan’.


Alstom’s proposed JV bags Rs 1,497-cr contract from DFCCIL

Money Control, July 23, 2015
The proposed joint venture of Alstom India Ltd and Alstom Transport S.A. has bagged Rs 1,497 crore worth contract from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd (DFCCIL). The contract is for Bhaupur (Kanpur)- Khurja section of EDFC Phase-I, 343 km (Double Track) length on Design Build lumpsum basis at a cost of about Rs 1,497 crore. It includes design, construction, supply, testing and commissioning of 2X25kv AC 50 Hz electrification, signalling, and telecommunication besides, associated works of double track railways lines under construction.


Salini Impregilo wins a contract for the construction of the A1 Motorway in Poland, worth € 170 million
Salini Impregilo, July 22, 2015
The Salini Impregilo Group has won a contract worth €170 million for the design and construction of a 20.270 km section of the A1 Motorway, south of Warsaw, near the City of Katowice. Funding is partly EU and partly Polish public funds. The works will last 33 months, and include three junctions: Rząsawa, Lgota, Blachownia, 4 bridges, 1 railway bridge and 21 viaducts. The road surfacing will be entirely in concrete.


Vestas gets 46 MW order in India
BS, July 22, 2015
Vestas Wind Systems has announced that it has received a 46 megawatt turbine order for a wind project in India. The order was for 23 units of the V110-2.0 MW turbine for a wind farm project in the Indian state of Karnataka. The order includes delivery, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a 15-year service agreement. Installation of the turbines as well as commissioning was expected during the second quarter 2016.


Gamesa India bags 250 MW wind power project from Orange Renewable
BS, July 22, 2015
Orange Renewable (OR), promoted by AT Holdings Pte. Ltd, Singapore, has issued an order to Gamesa India to supply 125 units of G97 – 2.0MW – T104 across the three identified sites. While 100 MW at Ananthapur and 50MW at Ratlam are scheduled to be completed by March 2016, the 100 MW project in Agar, Madhya Pradesh is to be commissioned by September 2016. For the 100 MW project in Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh, Gamesa will be responsible for providing turnkey solutions where as in the 150 MW Madhya Pradesh, it will be responsible for project supply, erection and commissioning. The agreement also includes a long term operations and maintenance agreement.


HCC bags Rs. 785-cr contract from Northeast Frontier Railway

PTI, July 21, 2015
Infrastructure major HCC has said that it has been awarded Rs. 785 crore contract by Northeast Frontier Railway in joint venture with Coastal Projects Ltd. The contract is for developing a 9.5 kilometer tunnel between Tupul-Imphal for new Railway line project from Jiribam-Tupul. The share of HCC in the JV is 60 per cent which is Rs. 471 crore.


ABB India bags Rs. 125-cr order from PowerGrid

HBL, July 21, 2015
ABB India has been awarded a Rs. 125-crore order by PowerGrid Corporation of India (PGCIL) for the extension of three sub-stations in Vadodara, Manesar, and Malerkotla. This is part of a larger order valued at Rs. 175 crore, awarded to the ABB group.


Jyoti bags order worth Rs. 1,492 lakhs from GETCO
Indiainfoline, July 21, 2015
Jyoti Ltd has informed that the Switchgear Division of the company has bagged prestigious order from Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Limited (GETCO), Vadodara, India for supply of about 400 Nos. various types of 11 kV VCB Panels valued at Rs. 1,492 lakhs. The order is to be executed in 6 months time.


AFP to secure drilling at new deepwater exploratory well off Zambales
Inquirer.net, July 20, 2015
The Philippines military has said that it would secure plans to drill a new deepwater exploratory well in the West Philippine Sea as the activity would be within the country’s 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone. The Armed Forces of the Philippines said the activity, to be carried out by an Australian-Filipino consortium, would be protected by the Philippine Navy. However, it did not disclose how many units or which vessels will be deployed to secure the project.


RPP Infra Projects Ltd bags prestigious order worth Rs. 456 Million from Chennai Corporation
BSE, July 20,’15
RPP Infra Projects Limited has recently been awarded a contract for Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project (TNSUDP) – Integrated storm water drain (ISWD) funded by World Bank for construction of integrated storm water drain in Coovum Watershed of Coovum basin in expanded area of Chennai Corporation (Package -5). Estimated contract value is around Rs.456 millions. The work is to be completed in 24 months.


RattanIndia Apna Solar bags deal for 5 MW grid connected rooftop solar project in Madhya Pradesh
ET, July 17, 2015
RattanIndia Apna Solar has announced the signing of power purchase agreement and project implementation agreement with Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Ltd in Bhopal to develop 5 mw grid connected rooftop solar power project in Madhya Pradesh. The project will be executed on about 75 public buildings in Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.


Medanta bags bid to open 500-bed hospital
ET Healthworld.com, July 17, 2015
Medanta Medicity has bagged the bid to open a super-specialty hospital on public-private partnership basis on a 7-acre land on Jai Prabha Model Blood Bank campus at Kankarbagh in Patna. Medanta has offered Rs 3 crore per annum to the Bihar state government for the lease period of 30 years. The amount would increase at a fixed rate. Also, the hospital will provide a share, albeit meagre, of its gross revenue to the state government. Medanta will build the hospital of 500 beds, install equipment and employ manpower. Once the decision gets the cabinet nod, Medanta would complete the construction work in a year.


Receipt of a work-order worth Rs. 54.39 crores from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
BSE, July 17, 2015
Nila Infrastructures Ltd has informed that the company has received a work-order from the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for the construction of 1152 EWS residential project including internal infrastructure and development work within the plot at various locations in Ahmedabad (Phase II, EWS Package-4) involving total estimated cost of Rs. 54.39 crores. This project involves 32406 sq. mtrs. construction and is to be completed within 24 months.


Bajaj Electricals bags KPTCL job order
PTI, July 17, 2015
Bajaj Electricals has said that it has won an order from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation (KPTCL) worth Rs 88.59 crore. The scope of work involves establishment of 2x100MVA (mega volt amp) 220/66KV and 1×12.5MVA 66/11KV substation at Mittemari in Chikkaballapur district, along with construction of three 220-KV terminal and one 66-KV terminal bays and associated 220 KV and 66 KV lines. It also includes supply of all materials and installation including civil works, testing and commissioning.


Vestas Wind Systems gets 26 MW order in South Korea

Reuters, Jujy 16, 2015
Vestas Wind Systems, Danish wind turbine manufacturer, has received a 26 megawatt turbine order for a wind power project in South Korea. The order is for 13 units of the V100-2.0 MW turbine for a wind farm project in the Gangwon Province. The contract includes delivery, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a 10 year service agreement. Installation of the first turbines is expected to start in the second half of 2016. Approximate order value is above 500 million Danish crowns ($73.06 million).


Siemens Bags Rs 123 Crore Order From Bangladesh’s Power Grid Company
NIE, July 16, 2015
Siemens Limited has said that it has bagged an order from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh for establishing substations in Bangladesh. The scope of the order involves design, procurement, supply, installation, testing, commissioning of230/132kV GIS Substation at Shyampur and 132/33kV GIS substation at Dharmai in Dhaka. Estimated cost of the order is around Rs.123 crore.


VA Tech Wabag receives international orders in Q1

BS, July 16, 2015
VA Tech Wabag receives the following international orders in Q1.,

* VA Tech Wabag’s joint venture (JV) won its first EPC order in the Kingdom of Bahrain for a value of over Rs 580 crore.

*It has bagged a raw water treatment plant (RWTP) industrial order in Nigeria for a value of over Rs 220 crore and a Rs 85 crore pre-treatment plant order for 400 MLD Brackish Water Desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.


Hero Future Energies bags solar power project from MP govt

BS, July 15, 2015
Hero Future Energies (HFE) has said that it has bagged a 38 MW solar PV project from the Madhya Pradesh government. The company already has rooftop solar projects across multiple states namely Haryana, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra.


Hanwha wins 70MW order from Adani

Panchabuta, July 15, 2015
Hanwha Q Cells is to supply modules totaling 70MW to Ramnad Solar Power, a subsidiary of Adani Group of India. Construction will start in October and is scheduled for a completion by February 2016.


Adani Power bags 3 power transmission projects

FE, July 15, 2015
Adani Power has won Chattisgarh’s A, B and Sipat power transmission projects worth nearly Rs.3,600 crore. Experts believe the bidding pattern seen for this batch of projects could be a sign of things to come in next 12 month as Rs 1 lakh crore worth of projects are expected to be awarded under competitive bidding route.


Vestas Secures 46 MW Wind Order In Turkey

Clean Technica, July 13, 2015
Vestas Wind Systems has announced that it has received an order for 14 of its V126-3.3 MW turbines for the Amasya wind power project being developed in Turkey by Sehzade Enerji, which is fully owned by GNCR Holding and Eurowind Holdings. The order includes the supply and installation of the 14 wind turbines, as well as a five-year Active Output Management service agreement. Delivery of the turbines is expected to take place in the first quarter of 2016, with construction completion scheduled for the second quarter.


IL&FS Transportation bags Rs 587.60 cr project in Jharkhand

Moneycontrol, July 13, 2015
IL&FS Transportation Networks has said that the Government of Jharkhand has issued Letter of Acceptance dated July 10, 2015 for 6 laning of Ranchi Ring Road, Section VII from Kathitanr to Karma comprising of 23.575 km for development by Jharkhand Infrastructure Implementation Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the company, on a Built Operate Transfer (BOT) basis at an estimated cost of Rs 587.60 crore.The project is on annuity basis with a concession period of 17.5 years including construction period of 2.5 years. Further, the company will receive a semi-annual annuity of Rs 55.82 crore.


SEC awards Zamil $30mn steel contract

Utilities, July 12, 2015
Zamil Structural Steel Company (ZSSC) has been awarded a contract valued at SAR 118.8mn ($31.7mn) by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to supply a large tonnage of various custom-made structural steel products for use in the power generation building as well as supply main and auxiliary utility racks for the PP 14 Combined Cycle Power Plant project owned by SEC and located near Riyadh. The duration of the contract is twelve months, with the company set to begin supplying the structural steel products in the fourth quarter of 2015. It is anticipated that all project works will be completed by the end of the second quarter of 2016.


Sterlite Grid bags Rs 400-cr Maheshwaram Transmission Project
BS, July 11, 2015
Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited has bagged the Maheshwaram power transmission project in Telangana. The Maheshwaram project, with an estimated cost of Rs 400 crore, is one of the four projects tendered by the power ministry as a major investment call after bidding for ultra mega power projects failed last year. The bid was called by REC Transmission Projects Company Ltd (RECTPCL), a subsidiary of Rural Electrification Corporation.


Tata Motors bags Rs.914-cr order from Indian Army

HBL, July 10 , 2015
Tata Motors has bagged an order to supply 1,239 high mobility vehicles worth Rs.914 crore to the Indian Army. The indigenously developed 6×6 multi-axle trucks for loading and unloading ammunition need to be delivered in 24 months.


Diamond Power Infrastructure zooms on bagging order worth $14.5 Million
Livemint, July 10, 2015
Diamond Power Infrastructure has received an export order aggregating $14.5 Million for supply of 4600 kms of Aerial Bunch Cables to Iraq. The order has to be executed from September 2015, in subsequent 8 months.


Rajesh Exports bags Rs 1,448 crore order from UAE

ET, July 10,2015
Rajesh exports has bagged an export order worth Rs 1,448 crores of designer range of gold and diamond studded jewelery and medallions from UAE. The order is to be completed by October 31, 2015. This is the second order in less than two months time, which company has got from UAE. Last month also, the company has bagged an export order worth Rs 1,302 crore.


KEC International bags orders worth Rs 126 crore

Live Mint, July 10, 2015
KEC International (KEC) has secured two orders of Rs 126 crore from PGCIL for supply and construction of Transmission Lines in Northern India.


SPML Infra wins Smart Infrastructure Development Project worth Rs 325 crore
BS, July 9, 2015
SPML Infra in joint venture with Om Metal Infraprojects has received First Smart Infrastructure Development Project worth Rs. 325 crore from Vikram Udyogpuri, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. This is a part of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project being developed by Government of India as a global manufacturing and investment destination. The development of Vikram Udyogpuri has been selected as one of the early bird projects under the development plan of Pithampur-Dhar-Mhow Investment Region which is one of the 24 regions of DMIC. The proposed site of Vikram Udyogpuri is located about 8km from Ujjain and 12km from Dewas and has a total area of 443.79 Ha (1096.63 acres). SPML Infra will execute this project on Design Build Operate (DBO) basis and is to be completed in 3 years’ time with operation & maintenance for 5 years post commissioning.


Black & Veatch bags contract worth Rs 1600 crore from IOC
BS, July 9, 2015
Black & Veatch and consortium KSS Petron India, has won an EPC contract for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, which is being up set up by Indian Oil Corporation at Ennore, near Chennai. Black & Veatch will lead the contract and commission the work on a turnkey basis and the plant is scheduled to be completed by 2018. The contract value is around Rs 1500-1600 crore without the taxes, t as a little over 30 per cent of the total Rs 5500 crore, total project cost. The Ennore EPC project entails designing and building a facility to regasify five million metric tonne per annum (MMTPA) of tanker-borne LNG imported by IOCL.


Kellton Tech Solutions bags Rs 27.5 crore project from SIFPSA

Live Mint, July 9, 2015
Kellton Tech Solutions has been awarded mSwasthya project by SIFPSA (State Innovation in Family Planning Services Project Agency) for developing a mobile healthcare platform to improve maternal and infant mortality rate outcomes in Uttar Pradesh for a project outlay of Rs 27.5 crore. The company is the lead partner along with consortium partners CMS Computers and IntraHealth Inc.The project is to be implemented in five districts (Mirzapur, Faizabad, Sitapur, Bareilly and Kannauj) of Uttar Pradesh comprising 65 blocks. Once executed, the solution is expected to be extended to the remaining 70 districts of UP too.


Infosys bags multi-million Euro deal

Manoramaonline, July 8, 2015

Infosys has signed a multi-million Euro deal with Deutsche Bank. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Infosys will provide services like development, application maintenance, digital and mobility, package implementation and testing services across the Deutsche Bank Group.


Zuarinagar slum to get sewerage treatment plant

TNN, July 8, 2015
The Goa state government has issued an order to construct a 1.2 MLD sewerage treatment plant (STP) at Zuarinagar at a cost of about 4 crore. The sewerage and infrastructure development corporation (SIDC) is overseeing the project. The project is expected to be completed by December this year.


KNR Constructions bags Rs. 255-cr MP road contract

HBL, July 8, 2015
KNR Constructions Ltd has been awarded a road contract by Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation Ltd (MPRDCL) for widening and reconstruction of Mohanpur Behat Mau, Murar Chitora, Mohana Pogri roads under the district connectivity project of the MPRDCL. The project, awarded on item rate basis, is to be completed within 24 months. Estimated contract value is around Rs. 255.60 crore.


Unitech International bags order for plastic media blasts mfg

HBL, July 7, 2015
Unitech International has received an order for contract manufacturing of 3,000 tonne plastic media blasts at $2,225 a tonne. The contract will be executed in 12 equal installments in a year starting September. The total value of the order will be around $6.68 million (about Rs.42 crore). The plant is expected to start production by August. The plastic media blasts will be manufactured at the company’s soon-to-be-commissioned monomer unit at Acchad in Maharashtra and will be exported to the US. The product will be used by the US aeronautical and defence industry and the company expect to tie up with similar industries worldwide.


Vascon Engineers bags EPC order worth Rs 28.61 crore in Uttar Pradesh
Livemint, July 7, 2015
Vascon Engineers has received an EPC order worth Rs 28.61 crore, from Uttar Pradesh Housing & Development Board for the construction of multi storied residential finished flats (including all developmental work inside the campus) in Lucknow.


IRB Infrastructure secures Rs 2,650 crore order from NHAI

Livemint, July 7, 2015
IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited has said that it has received a letter of award from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to develop six lanes on the Agra-Etawah Bypass section of NH-2 in Uttar Pradesh under the National Highways Development Programme (NHDP) Phase V on BOT (build-operate-transfer) toll mode. The concession period of the project is 24 years, while the construction period is 910 days. Estimated order value is Rs. 2,650 crore.


VA Tech WABAG bags Rs 580-crore project in Bahrain

BS, July 6, 2015
VA Tech Wabag along with its joint venture firm Belhasa Projects has bagged an EPC order from the Ministry of Housing, Kingdom of Bahrain to construct a 40 MLD sewage treatment plant in Al Madina Al Shamaliya. The project is funded by Abu Dhabi Fund for Economic Development. Approximate order value is around Rs 580 crore.


MHI bags IOC contract for two LNG storage tanks at Ennore

PTI, July 6, 2015
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC) has awarded a contract to build two football stadium-sized LNG storage tanks at its upcoming Ennore LNG import terminal in Tamil Nadu to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) of Japan. Construction of the tanks is slated to begin in July of this year; completion is scheduled for the spring of 2018. The high-capacity LNG storage tanks will have a capacity to hold 180,000 cubic meters of gas each and will be installed at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal that IOC will build near Ennore port, Chennai. The terminal will initially have the capacity to handle five million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA), expanding to 15 MMTPA in the future.


L&T bags power transmission and distribution work orders

ET, July 2, 2015
Larsen & Toubro has bagged an engineering, procurement and construction order from Odisha Power Transmission Corporation for setting up substations and associated lines with complete facilities for the Phase II of Odisha Distribution System Strengthening Project. The company has also bagged projects in the Middle East. A key order includes construction of medium voltage substations on EPC basis from a major infrastructure development company. Another order is for engineering, procurement & construction for 132 kV double circuit transmission line and 132 kV cabling works from a reputed customer.


Idukki Bags Rs 153-crore Power Project
NIE, June 30, 2015
In order to solve the electricity issues in Idukki, Kerala, a project worth Rs.153 crore would be implemented soon. The project involves changing of all damaged and outdated analog meters, providing service connection to all those who are coming under BPL, setting up of around 200 transformers and renovation of all electric lines. As part of the project, 11 KV lines would be installed along 12 km at Mailapuzha-Makkuvalli, Manayathadam and Kaithappara areas, besides providing electricity connection to around 148 families. The fund has been granted as part of the Central Government’s Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana.


CMI trades jubilantly on bagging order worth Rs 24.65 crore from BPCL
Livemint, June 30, 2015
CMI has received order for supply of Fire Alarm and Plant Communication cable on June 29, 2015 for total value of Rs 24.65 crore from Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) for integrated refinery expansion project at Kochi refinery, as per inspection and testing by Engineers India. The company will complete the execution of the order by November 24, 2015.


Kalpataru Power Transmission bags Rs 1,035 crore orders
ET, June 30, 2015
Engineering firm Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL) has said that it has bagged contracts worth Rs 1,035 crore in both domestic and international markets. The company secured three transmission line projects together valued at Rs 600 crore with one each in Kenya, Qatar and Cambodia. In its railway division, the company has bagged four contracts, in which KPTL’s share is around Rs 325 crore. KPTL has also bagged a contract valued at Rs 110 crore from the Power Grid Corporation for 765 kV direct current 86 km Angul-Srikakulam Pooling Station transmission line.


Crompton Greaves gains on bagging two orders

Livemint. June 30, 2015
Avantha Group Company Crompton Greaves (CG) has bagged two important orders, one for 8 bays of 138kV, 60Hz, AIS Switchyard in the Philippines for MINERGY Coal Corporation and the other for 30 MVA, 132kV mobile substations for Wellington Turbines, a Venezuelan enterprise. The scope of work for both projects includes design, manufacture, supply, construction and installation and commissioning of the substations. The project in Philippines will be executed by September 2015. It will facilitate power transmission to the Philippines grid through 3 X 55MW coal fired thermal power projects, being installed by MINERGY Coal Corporation. The mobile substations’ project for Venezuela will facilitate electricity transmission for the floating type oil fired power plant being setup by Wellington Turbines, 100kms from Caracas port. Mobile substations are autonomous systems and are designed by CG as a turnkey solution


Bombardier bags Rs 1500 crore-order for supplying 162 ‘Movia’ cars to DMRC
ET, June 29, 2015
Rail technology major Bombardier Transportation, which has a manufacturing facility in Vadodara, has won a contract to supply 162 ‘Movia’ metro cars to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC).
The order is valued at approximately Rs 1,500 crore, and delivery will begin in the third quarter of 2016 and is expected to end in early 2018.


Bina Puri bags RM195m Johor property contract

The Star Online, June 25, 2015
Bina Puri Holdings Bhd has secured a RM195mil contract to build two blocks of offices in Johor Baru for Medini Development Sdn Bhd. The project comprised of two blocks of 23-storey buildings including carp parks. The completion period is within 29 months.


Artson Engineering shines on bagging order worth Rs 39.90 crore
Livemint, June 24, 2015
Artson Engineering has received an order worth Rs 39.90 crore for supply of fabricated steel structures for a mining project in Odisha. The company has received an amendment to the existing order for similar fabricated structures for another project in Chhattisgarh. The order value is increased by approx Rs 15.35 crore. Furthermore, the company has also received small value multiple orders for supply of process equipment / skids aggregating approx. Rs 1 crore.


Ashok Leyland wins $82-mn bus contract from Senegal

HBL, June 23, 2015
Hinduja Group’s flagship company Ashok Leyland has said that it has received orders worth $82 million (approx Rs. 521 crore) from Senegal to supply 475 buses. Dakar Dem Dikk, a public transport organization under the aegis of the Ministry of Transport, Senegal, has commissioned a comprehensive logistics programme with Ashok Leyland that comprises supply of 475 buses, genuine spares, assistance in development of workshops, training and consultancy on fleet management, and structuring of vehicle tracking and monitoring systems.


L&T bags new orders from Domestic and International

Livemint, June 22, 2015
L&T’s Metallurgical and Material Handling (L&T-MMH) has won a prestigious EPC order from Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA) for its greenfield alumina refinery development project in Al Taweelah, Abu Dhabi, UAE. The scope involves engineering, procurement, fabrication, erection and associated works for the tankages package.

In the domestic arena, L&T-MMH won EPC orders from SAIL for the installation of a slab caster, and suppressed combustion system along with replacement of basic oxygen furnace converter for modernization of its Steel Melt Shop at Bokaro. L&T-MMH has also secured orders from its existing customers both in Steel & Material Handling Segment.


PVV Infra bags two orders from Hindustan Prefab

Livemint, June 22, 2015
PVV Infra (formerly known as Thirthankar Infra), a listed company on Regional Stock Exchanges,
has bagged two orders from Hindustan Prefab – a Govt. of India Enterprise, for construction of 78 nos. prefabricated toilet blocks in Govt. Schools in Package – 43, construction of toilet blocks in Vizianagram District, Andhra Pradesh and in Package- 42, construction of toilet blocks in Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh. Both the orders for value of Rs 1.75 crore and Rs 1.71 crore respectively and this is towards an initiative of prestigious Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Dream project “Swacha Bharat Abhiyan”.


Wipro bags contract from T-Mobile Poland

Money Control, June 16, 2015
IT major Wipro has said that it has won a contract from T-Mobile Poland to provide integrated applications and infrastructure services. Wipro will improve T-Mobile’s legacy application consolidation and rationalisation, transforming its operating model from application-focus to domain-focus leading to better customer service. Over the next five years, Wipro will help T-Mobile systemise and standardise the IT architecture and operations of their Polish entity.


Make in India: Mahindra Group bags multi-million dollar aerospace deal with Airbus
ET, June 15, 2015
Airbus Group, Premium AEROTEC of Germany, has awarded a multi-year contract to Mahindra Aerospace, a Mahindra Group subsidiary, to manufacture and supply variety of metallic components that will be fitted into several Airbus aircraft programs as part of assemblies produced by Premium AEROTEC.The parts will be produced at the new Mahindra Aerostructures facility located at Narsapura, near Bengaluru, India. Deliveries to Premium AEROTEC’s facilities in Germany are scheduled to commence this year.


OrganoClick bags funds for bioplastic polymer project

Fibre2fashion.com, June 15, 2015
OrganoClick AB, a Swedish company that develops, produces and markets functional materials based on environmentally friendly fibre chemistry, has received funding of SEK 815,000 (approx. $99,542) from Vinnova, a Swedish governmental innovation agency. The funding is for a development project around bioplastic polymers, which aims at developing new products for textiles and paper in which bioplastic polymers will be an integral part, the company said in a statement.The project will be performed during a period of 2 years in collaboration with the institute of surface chemistry (YKI), which is part of SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden.Vinnova will fund the project through its programme ‘Innovation projects in companies’.


Andritz secures equipment order for 450-MW HPP in India

See News Renewables, June12, 2015
Andritz AG, the hydropower unit of Austrian technology group, has said that it has won contract from the Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd to supply all the electromechanical equipment for the 450-MW Shongtong Karchham run-of-the-river hydropower plant (HPP) in Himachal Pradesh. The HPP, with an underground power house, will be built on the river Satluj in dist., Kinnaur. Its commissioning is expected to occur in 2019. German lender KfW is funding the project.


sPower secures PPAs for 19.4 MW of solar in California

US power producer Sustainable Power Group, also known as sPower, has said that it has signed long-term off-take contracts for a trio of solar projects with a combined capacity of 19.4 MW in direct current (DC). More specifically, the company has obtained 20-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the 11.7-MW Aspiration Solar G, 3.7-MW Central Antelope Dry Ranch B and 4-MW Lancaster WAD B facilities in California. Together, the three photovoltaic (PV) plants are expected to generate enough power for over 2,500 homes upon completion in 2016.


Bouygues wins $200m Swiss hospital contract

Global Construction Review, June 12, 2015
Losinger Marazzi, a Swiss subsidiary of Bouygues, has been chosen to build the 200-bed LimmiViva hospital in the town of Schlieren on the outskirts of Zürich. The 50,000m² hospital will be eight storeys high and will incorporate a car park and technical facilities on two basement levels. There will also be a restaurant, administrative offices, laboratories, x-ray facilities, five operating theatres, an accident and emergency department and a maternity unit. Work has already begun on project which is being tendered by the Spitalverband Limmattal Group. The project was devised by architects BFB Architekten and Brunet Saunier Architecture and will have a construction value of $200m. Three hundred people will be working on the site at peak periods. The fitting out phase will begin in autumn 2016 and the hospital is scheduled to open to the public in 2018.


Bajaj Electricals bags orders worth Rs 84.54 crore

Livemint, june 12, 2015
Bajaj Electricals has bagged 3 new orders from Odisha Power Transmission Corporation worth Rs 84.54 crore.

1. Received order worth Rs 28 crore for construction of 2×20 MVA 132/33KV substations at ‘Tusura’ in Bolangir district and associated 132KV LILO line from existing Bolangir-Saintala line.
2. Received order worth Rs 31.27 crore for construction of 2×20 MVA 132/33KV substation at ‘Ghens’ in Baragarh district and associated 132KV transmission line form proposed 220/132/33KV Baragarh substation.
3. It has bagged the order worth Rs 25.27 crore for construction of 132KV SC line from 132/33KV Kesinga Grid substation to 132/33KV Junagarh Grid substation with construction of feeder bays at each substation.
All orders are to be executed under turnkey basis.


Richa Industries Ltd receives Order from Sam India Built Well Pvt Ltd
Equity Bulls, Jun 11, 2015
Richa Industries Limited has secured an order from Sam (India) Built Well Pvt. Ltd. for construction of depot cum workshop for Lucknow Mass Rapid Transit System. The project involves construction of 5 pre engineered buildings – Inspection Bay Line& Workshop, Stabling Shed, Interior Cleaning, Pit Wheel & Lathe, and Car Parking. The scope of work includes engineering, design, fabrication, shipment and erection of pre engineered buildings for Transport Nagar depot at North-South Corridor of Lucknow Metro.


Niraj Cement Structurals bags order worth Rs 45.81 crore

Livemint, june 10, 2015
Niraj Cement Structurals has secured tender with Odisha PWD for (Widening & Strengthening of Banigochha Madhapur- Khajuriapad- Phulbani-Sarangada road (SH-1) from 142/800km to 149/900 km & 154/000 km to 163/000 km & Nuntikiri Barapada Road from 0.0 km to 9.25 km) shall be developed at a cost of Rs 45.81 crore.


BEML receives Rs 645 cr order from Delhi Metro

BS, June 10, 2015
Defence PSU BEML has said that it has received an order worth Rs 645 crore from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for design, manufacture, supply,testing and commissioning of 74 broad gauge coaches.


Kerala awards Vizhinjam port project to Adani

HBL, June 10, 2015
The Kerala cabinet has decided to award the multi-thousand crore Vizhinjam international port and deep-water container transshipment terminal to Adani Ports and SEZ. This is subject to approval from the Election Commission in view of campaigning for the by-elections to the Aruvikkara Assembly constituency. But the state government hoped to get the necessary clearance from the Election Commission since the project was conceived much earlier and was under processing at various levels.The Adanis have demanded a grant of Rs. 1,635 crore. This is being made available as a viability grant fund to be shared equally by the state and Central Governments, a first for a port project.
The Adanis will invest on their own Rs. 2,454 crore.


KEC International wins orders
Capital Market, june 9, 2015
KEC International has secured new orders worth Rs 1002 crore in its transmission & distribution, railways and cables businesses. The Company secured order worth Rs 613 crore under the transmission & distribution business, which include orders worth Rs 458 crore in the domestic market. Four orders aggregating Rs 372 crore have been placed by PGCIL and a turnkey order worth Rs 86 crore has been placed by Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation. The Company received orders worth Rs 115 crore from Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. The Company secured an order worth Rs 288 crore under its railways business from Madhya Pradesh Rail Vikas Nigam. In the cables business, the Company secured orders worth Rs 101 crore.


Rajesh Exports secures Rs. 1302 crores worth export order

BSE, June 9, 2015
Rajesh Export Limited has bagged an export order worth Rs.1302 crores of designer range of gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions from M/S Al Jameelat Jewellery, UAE. The order is to be completed by 30th September 2015.


MPIC Bags P55.5-B CALAX Project
ABS-CBNnews.com, June 8, 2015
The Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project has been awarded to Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC).The Pangilinan-led company submitted the highest bid of over P27 billion during the opening of financial bids on May 26, outbidding San Miguel’s P22 billion offer. With the project awarded, MPIC is expected to start building the 45-kilometer road by July next year and complete it in July 2020.CALAX is a four-lane toll road, which will connect another MPIC-operated road, the Cavitex, and the Mamplasan interchange in Laguna.


SR1.48 billion contract to expand Al-Qassim airport

Arab News, June 7, 2015
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced a SR1.48 billion contract with a private firm for the expansion of Prince Naif Regional Airport in Al-Qassim. The three-year contract was awarded to Muhaidib Contracting Co. and is part of the airport’s plans for the future when 3 million passengers will be served annually on both domestic and international flights, according to Mohammed Al-Mijlad, the airport general manager. Al-Mijlad said the plan included main building halls with an area of 60,000 square meters, a VIP lounge of 3,500 square meters, a mosque covering 1,600 square meters and the airport administration building which will measure 2,800 square meters. The contract will also include a new airport passenger terminal with an area of 60,000 square meters,” he said. “That will be divided into four floors, including departure and arrival lounges and baggage claim area.


Lockheed Martin Corporation Signs $920 Million F-35 Contract

Bidness Etc, June 6, 2015
Lockheed Martin Corporation has announced that it has signed a contract for supplying 94 F-35 military aircraft to the US Air Force, Turkey, Italy, Norway, Australia, and other countries. The company will receive $920.3 million inadvance to purchase the basic materials required for the production. The full value of the 94 F-35 aircraft has not been disclosed yet. However, it is expected that the production order will be completed by fiscal year 2019. Lockheed Martin also has pending orders as per its contract worth $391 billion signed with the US government to supply 2,443 F-35 jets.


Alstom T&D India wins contract worth €16 mn

HBL, June 5, 2015
Alstom T&D India has won a contract worth about €16 million (Rs. 108.8 crore) from Power Grid Corporation of India to supply auto transformers. Under the contract, the company would provide ten 765 kV 500 MVA 1-ph auto transformers. These would be installed at two locations at the 765kV Gas Insulated Substation situated at Vemagiri, Andhra Pradesh, and 765kV Air Insulated substation at Vindhyachal, Uttar Pradesh.


Samsung-led consortium awarded Korean construction contract
WNN, June 4, 2015
A consortium comprising South Korean construction companies Samsung C&T, Doosan and Hanhwa Construction has been awarded the KRW 1.18 trillion ($1.06 billion) contract by Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP), to build units 5 and 6 of the Shin Kori nuclear power plant. Construction of Shin Kori 5 is scheduled to begin in September 2016, with that of unit 6 set to start one year later. Unit 5 is due to enter commercial operation in March 2021 and unit 6 in March 2022. KHNP noted that it plans to issue a tender for the construction of units 3 and 4 of the Shin Hanul plant during the second half of 2016. Shin Hanul units 3 and 4 will also be APR1400s. Construction of these will start in 2018, with both units expected to be operating by 2023.


Suzlon rises on bagging another 90 MW order from ReNew Power
Livemint, June 4, 2015
Suzlon Group has won another order for 90.30 MW turnkey project from its existing customer ReNew Power, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) company. Suzlon will install its S97 90m WTGs (wind turbine generator) with rated capacity of 2.1MW at Ellutla site in Ananthpur district, Andhra Pradesh. The order of 90 MW from ReNew Power in Andhra Pradesh is the fourth repeat order from ReNew and the second order in the Q1FY16.


BHEL bags huge order from Telangana

The Hindu, June 4, 2015
The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured the single-largest order for setting up a 4,000 MW (5 x 800 MW) thermal power project with supercritical parameters at Damaracherla in Nalgonda district in Telangana from the Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO) on engineering, procurement, and construction basis. The project named as Yadadri Thermal Power Project, estimated at Rs. 17,950 crore. The project would be carried out on fast track basis with both BHEL and TSGENCO setting up teams to expedite clearances and speedy execution of the project. BHEL’s scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of 5 x 800 MW thermal sets.


GPT Infraprojects wins orders worth Rs 62.50 crore

BS, June 3, 2015
GPT Infraprojects has bagged an order from Damodar Valley Corporation for Civil Structural & Architectural works for construction of Intake Well, Intake Pump House and approach Bridge for Raghunathpur Thermal Power Station -Ph-I (2x600MW) at Raghunathpur in Purulia District of West Bengal. The order is scheduled to be completed in 24 months. Estimated order value is around Rs. 62.50 crore.


Melati Ehsan’s associate bags Sabah teaching hospital project worth over RM600mil
The Star, June 3, 2015
Melati Ehsan Holdings Bhd’s 49%-owned associate firm B.H.O. Melati Sdn Bhd has won a 30-year concession to develop Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Teaching Hospital in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, and carry out the asset management services. The construction of the facilities and infrastructure would cost RM652.98mil. The asset management services, which cover the asset replacement programme and maintenance services, would start on UMS’s issuance of the certificate of acceptance on the facilities and infrastructure. The 30-year concession period starts from the date of the fulfillment of conditions precedent or the construction commencement date, whichever is later. The construction is expected to be completed within three years from the construction commencement date.


Megawide secures DoubleDragon contract
Business World Online, June 3, 2015
MEGAWIDE Construction Corp has awarded a contract to build the first phase of DoubleDragon Properties Corp.’s mixed-use development on the corner of EDSA and Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City.
The initial phase of the 4.8-hectare DD Meridian Park, dubbed as DoubleDragon Plaza, will consist of four office towers catering to companies in the business process outsourcing industry. Each building will be constructed on top of a podium that will house a retail strip and three levels of parking including the basement. Upon completion, DD Meridian Park will have over 280,000 square meters of leasable space.


Siemens, Egypt firm contract for 2GW wind as part of €8bn deal
Recharge, June 3, 2015
Siemens has signed energy contracts worth €8bn ($9.02bn) with Egypt, among them deals to install 2GW of wind capacity and build a rotor blade factory in the North African country. The company will deliver up to 12 wind farms in the Gulf of Suez and West Nile areas, comprising around 600 wind turbines and an installed capacity of 2GW. The company will also build a rotor blade manufacturing facility in Egypt’s Ain Soukhna region, which will provide training and employment for up to 1,000 people. The facility is scheduled to go into operation in the second half of 2017.


Capgemini bags Nokia contract
HBL, June 2, 2015
French IT services giant Capgemini has secured a multi-million euro contract extension from telecom equipment-maker Nokia. The additional three-year agreement will see Capgemini continuing to optimise Nokia’s order management operations worldwide. Capgemini started working with Nokia since 2010. The contract, which was due to expire in 2017, has now been extended to October 2020.


Keltron bags Rs.7-crore orders for defence systems

The Hindu, June 3, 2015
The Aroor unit of Keltron has bagged order worth Rs.4.5 crore for manufacture and supply of two towed Receiver Array (TRA) for naval vessels through tender from the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi. Keltron, the manufacturing partner of DRDO for Sonar Arrays, has to supply the systems within six months. The Karakulam unit of Keltron in Thiruvananthapuram has also secured orders from Bharat Electronic Ltd., (BEL), Bangalore, worth Rs.2.85 crore for the supply of three third generations Underwater Acoustic Communication System.


BHEL bags Rs. 369 crore contract from NTPC
HBL, June 1, 2015
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Power generation machine maker, has won power cycle piping package contract for revival of NTPC’s 3×660 MW Barh Super Thermal Power Project, Stage-I in Patna, Bihar. The scope of the order includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of the complete power cycle piping package of the project. Approximate contract value is Rs. 369 crore.


NBCC bags orders worth Rs. 2,000 cr

HBL, June 1, 2015
National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCCL) has received an order worth Rs. 418.72 crore from the Government of West Bengal for the construction of a 2,400-seat indoor auditorium at Alipur in Kolkata.


Sadbhav Engineering-led JV bags Rs 454 crore road project in Punjab
ET, June 1, 2015
A Sadbhav Engineering-led JV, ‘Sadbhav-PIPL JV’, has bagged a road project worth Rs 454 crore from the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways State Public Works Department B&R Branch, Government of Punjab. The project is for development of four lanes “with paved side shoulders of Tapa to Bhatinda section of NH-64 in Punjab on engineering, procurement and construction mode. The construction period of the project is two years.


DFCC awards Rs 5,080-cr Contract for laying of Railway Tracks

The New Indian Express May 29, 2015
A major contract worth Rs 5,080 crore has been awarded to GIL SIL — a joint venture of GMR Infrastructure Ltd and SEW Infrastructure Ltd — by Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation (DFCC) for laying of a 402-km -long double track between the Mughalsarai-New Bhaupur(Kanpur) section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. The World Bank contract entails design and construction of civil structure and track work involving embankments, bridges, track, stations, maintenance depots and other buildings between Kanpur and Mughalsarai stations in Uttar Pradesh.
DFCC, a Special Purpose Vehicle, is engaged in the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of the dedicated freight corridors. In the first phase, two corridors — namely the Eastern Corridor from Ludhiana to Dankuni (1839-km) and the Western Corridor from Dadri to Jawaharlal Nehru Port (1520-km) — are being constructed. The entire Western Corridor project is being funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), while work on the Eastern Corridor from Mughalsarai to Ludhiana is being funded by World Bank.


Siemens bags Rs 55 crore order from Algeria’s Sonelgaz Group

ET, May 28, 2015
Siemens Ltd together with Siemens Algeria has bagged an order from Comptoir Algerien du Materiel Electrique et Gazier (CAMEG Spa), a subsidiary of the Sonelgaz Group for supply of high voltage circuit breakers in Algeria. The circuit breakers will be installed in various substations across Algeria. Approximate order value is around Rs.55 crores.


mCarbon bags Rs 35 crore deals from Vodafone, Reliance Communications
ET, May 26, 2015
Noida-based mCarbon, a mobile value-added services provider to telecom operators, has bagged new software deals worth Rs 35 crore from Vodafone India and Reliance Communications (RCom). The company has inked three-year deals with Vodafone India and RCom, worth about Rs 20 crore and Rs 15 crore respectively, for revenue enhancement products, consolidated call management solution for the regulator’s unsolicited commercial calls mandate and Interactive End of Call Notification (iEOCN) solutions.


NBCC bags order worth Rs.378 crore
India Infoline, May 28, 2015
National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd has informed that the Department of Medical Education, Govt of Rajasthan has awarded an order for the construction of Medical College Campus for 100 MBBS admissions annually & upgradation of the Govt. District Hospital at Bharatpur & Dungarpur in Rajasthan involving total estimated cost Rs. 378 crores.


Vestas wins 83-MW order in Poland
Seenews Renewables, May 25, 2015
Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has said that it has won an order in Poland for 83 MW of wind turbines. The order is to supply, install and commission 25 units of its V126-3.3 MW machine at the Korytnica North project. The contract comes from Wind Field Korytnica Sp Zoo and also includes a 15-year service agreement. The turbines are scheduled to be delivered and commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2015.


TEPCO, Mitsubishi win Qatar thermal plant order

The Japan News, May 26, 2015
Tokyo Electric Power Co. and Mitsubishi Corp. have announced that they have won a contract to construct a large-scale thermal power plant in Qatar. The plant, with an output of about 2.4 million kilowatts, will be one of the largest thermal power plants in the Middle East.


Tech Group secures contracts worth US$ 23.7 mn for Ajman project
Ventures Onsite, May 22, 2015
Tech Group, the largest construction group in Ajman, says it has secured contracts worth a total of US$ 23.7 million to provide various construction solutions for the Ajman Corniche Residence (ACR), a mixed-use property development being built in the UAE emirate. Among the contracts awarded to the group is a US$ 13.6 million deal, which will be carried out by its electrical and mechanical arm, EM Tech, in what is the largest ongoing MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) project in Ajman. The contract is set to be completed by early 2017.


Willerby Landscapes secures London Garden Bridge contract

Horticulture, May 22, 2015
Willerby Landscapes has been chosen as the landscaping contractor for the new Garden Bridge, scheduled to open in 2018. The Garden Bridge will be a new pedestrian footbridge with 6,000 sq m of garden featuring 270 trees, 2,000 shrubs, hedging plants and climbers, over 22,000 hardy perennials, ferns and grasses and 64,000 bulbs. Willerby Landscapes Ltd, based at Edenbridge in Kent, won the contract with its innovative proposals for sourcing, planting and maintaining the vegetation for the first five years of the project. The Garden Bridge will comprise five planting zones reflecting London’s rich horticultural history, from the marshlands and garden markets of the South Bank to the cultivated ornamental gardens of the Northbank. The gardens will feature plants, trees and shrubs native to the UK, northern Europe and other parts of the world, carefully designed to frame and enhance views of the iconic landmarks of London.


IRB Infra bags NHAI’s Rs 2,650-cr Agra-Etawah project

ET, May 21, 2015
IRB Infrastructure Developers has said that it has bagged an order for six laning of Agra-Etawah Bypass project in section of NH-2 in Uttar Pradesh under NHDP Phase V of BOT (Toll) mode from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). Approximate order value is Rs. 2,650-crore. The company will get tolling rights on the Agra-Etawah Bypass section of NH-2 from the appointed date


Ahluwalia Contracts bags Rs 676 crore construction orders

PTI, May 21, 2015
Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Ltd has said that it has bagged orders worth Rs 676.36 crore for construction of institutional/residential building, including electrical, plumbing and firefighting services. The orders includes, construction work of OPD block and other associated services for AIIMS, Delhi and construction of office building in Mumbai.


Alstom, NASL win Rs 206 crore contract from Gujarat State Electricity Corporation
ET, May 20, 2015
Alstom and NTPC-Alstom Power Services Ltd (NASL) have been awarded a Rs 206 crore contract by Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) for renovating and modernising two steam turbines at the Ukai and Wanakbori thermal power stations in the state. Alstom will perform full shaft line retrofits of the 200 mw BHEL-supplied LMZ design steam turbines at unit 4 of the 1,350 mw Ukai power station and unit 3 of the 1,470 mw Wanakbori power station. The scope of each project includes engineering, supply, erection, commissioning and testing. The projects are scheduled to be commissioned in 2017.


Suzlon bags 98 MW order from Mytrah

HBL, May 18, 2015
Suzlon has bagged an order from Mytrah Energy to install 47 wind turbine generators (WTGs) of the S97 120m Hybrid Tower with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each in Telangana. This is the third repeat order awarded by Mytrah to Suzlon Energy, which has already commissioned a 310 MW wind energy project for Mytrah so far. A further 205 MW is under execution in Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.


Alphageo awarded a Contract from NTPC LTD
BSE, May 18, 2015
Alphageo (India) Ltd has informed that the Company has been awarded a contract for 2D Seismic Data Acquisition and Processing in Gujarat from NTPC Limited for an estimated contract value of Rs. 199 Lakhs.


SKP Resources bags new contract from Dyson

The Star, May 18, 2015
Manufacturer of plastic products, SKP Resources Bhd, has secured a contract from its existing customer, Dyson Ltd, to manufacture cordless vacuum cleaners. However, it did not reveal the value of the contract.


PJBumi bags three ship-building contracts worth RM44.46m

The Edge Market, May 18, 2015
PJBumi Bhd, which provides waste management engineering services, announced its wholly-owned unit PJBumi Construction Sdn Bhd (PJBC) has signed three shipbuilding contracts worth RM44.46 million with Fast Boat Industries Sdn Bhd. The contract entails the construction and delivery of three units of 50-tonne BP ASD (bollard pull azimuth stern-drive) tugs, measuring 30.8m long. PJBumi said the shipbuilding period will be 14 months from the effective date of the respective contracts.


Malton bags RM208 mil contract to build Royale Pavilion Hotel

The Edge Market, May 18, 2015
Property developer Malton Bhd ( Financial Dashboard) announced that its wholly-owned unit Domain Resources Sdn Bhd has received a letter of award for a RM208 million worth of contract from Harmoni Perkasa Sdn Bhd to build one block of Royale Pavilion Hotel, which is located along Jalan Bukit Bukit Bintang and Jalan Raja Chulan. Harmoni Perkasa is a wholly-owned unit of Urusharta Cemerlang Sdn Bhd, in which its chairman Tan Sri Desmond Lim Siew Choon is an indirect substantial shareholder.


Builder Lovell secures contract to build 23 homes in South Liverpool
Liverpool Echo, May 18, 2015
Housing association South Liverpool Homes has selected affordable housing developer Lovell to build 23 homes in Garston, in a £2.2m development. Work is set to start on the development next month on land at Window Lane and Island Road South.The new homes are set to be completed in March 2016, supported by funding from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).


DHS S&T Awards Final Contract For Constructing National Bio, Agro-Defense Facility
HS Today, May 16, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced a $834 million award by S&T’s procurement support partner, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), for the final phase of construction of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kansas. The State of Kansas is providing $307 million, and the City of Manhattan is providing $5 million towards the total acquisition cost inclusive of planning, design, construction and commissioning of the $1.25 billion facility. The award is the beginning of the third and final phase of construction of the NBAF. Site preparation was completed in 2012 with funding provided by the State of Kansas. The central utility plant (CUP) is expected to be completed in October of this year. The $80 million CUP, which houses the boilers, chillers, emergency diesel generators, and other support elements for the main laboratory facility, was funded with $40 million in federal appropriations and $40 million in gift funding from the State of Kansas. Construction is expected to be completed in 2020 with full operational capability achieved by 2022.


Cosco Shipyard bags Sentinel support vessel contract

Seatrade-Global, May 16, 2015
Cosco Guangdong has received an order from the UK’s Sentinel Marine for a Tanker Assist/ Emergency Response/ Rescue/ Field Support Vessel (TAERRV). The vessel, the contract price for which remains private, is due to be delivered in the first quarter 2017. Sentinel has six months in which to form up an option for a further TAERRV with Cosco.


KNR Constructions bags Rs. 669 cr NHAI order

HBL, May 14, 2015
KNR Constructions Limited has bagged Rs. 669.06 crore road project from National Highways Authority of India which entails four-laning of Kazhakkotam to Mukkola section of National Highway 47 in Kerala.
The project, awarded under the National Highways Development Project Phase-III on EPC mode is to be completed within 24 months from the appointed date.


Suzlon Energy secures new order for 90MW

BS, May 13, 2015
Suzlon Energy announced that Suzlon Group has won new order for 90 MW turnkey project from its existing customer, ReNew Power. Suzlon will install its revolutionary S97 120m Hybrid Tower WTGs (wind turbine generator) with rated capacity of 2.1 MW in Ratlam district, Madhya Pradesh (MP). The project is scheduled for commissioning by March 2016. Suzlon has commissioned 98.70 MW for ReNew Power so far and 100.80 MW is currently under execution in Rajasthan.


Alstom bags order worth Rs. 226 cr from PowerGrid

HBL, May 12, 2015
Alstom T&D India has been awarded a contract worth approximately Rs. 226 crore by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PowerGrid) to supply two gas-insulated substations (GIS). The substations will be located at Betul in Madhya Pradesh and Navsari in Gujarat. The first 400/220 kV GIS substation constructed at Betul will transmit power generated from the Mouda Super Thermal Power Plant – II. The second installation at Navsari will carry power generated at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station. Both substations will feed power to the national grid.


Kirloskar Brothers bags repeat order from Turkish company

HBL, May 12, 2015
Global fluid management company Kirloskar Brothers Ltd has bagged a repeat order from Calik Enerji of Turkey, for supply of pumps for its 230 MW CCPP project in Georgia. KBL has received its first order from Calik Enerji in 2010-11 for supply of 24 units of various horizontal split case and vertical turbine pumps for the 480 MW NAVOI CCPP project in Uzbekistan. KBL has also provided supervision support on site during the installation and commissioning of pumps. All pumps were successfully commissioned, and systems were handed over to Calik Enerji by May 2012.


Sadbhav Engineering wins road projects worth Rs 904.5 crore

ET, May 12, 2015
Sadbhav Engineering has said that it has bagged two NHAI’s road projects worth Rs 904.5 crore. The first project pertains to four-laning of UP/Haryana border-Yamunanagar-Saha-Barwala-Panchkula section of NH-73 from Km 70.830 to km 115.400 in Haryana on EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) mode and the construction period for the project is 2 years and 6 months. The second project is for four-laning of the same road section from km 115.400 to km 157.192.


Phoenix Solar bags 1.96-MWp rooftop PV job in Singapore

See News Renewables, May 12, 2015
Phoenix Solar AG, a Germany firm, has won a competitive tender for the design, procurement and construction of the systems through its Singapore-based subsidiary Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd. The contract that the company will be in charge of the operation and maintenance (O&M) and performance monitoring for an initial period of one year. The grid-connected solar arrays will use 7,536 modules made by Norwegian firm REC Solar ASA, while Germany’s SMA Solar Technology AG will supply central inverters. Upon completion in 2016, they are expected to generate more than 2.2 GWh of electricity per year.


Habtoor Leighton Group secures $60m road project
Constructionweekonline.com, May 10, 2015

The Habtoor Leighton Group has secured a $60m road and drainage contract in Qatar. Operating as Leighton Contracting Qatar WLL, HLG will provide infrastructure, roads, utilities and drainage for 740 residential plots spanning 72 hectares, with an internal network of roads ranging in corridor widths from 16 to 32m. The length of the proposed road network will be around 13.5km, with work scheduled for completion in November 2015


NTPC awards 250 MW solar contracts to Tata Power, BHEL, two others
HBL 9, 2015
NTPC Ltd has awarded solar PV project contracts to Tata Power Solar, Lanco Solar Energy, BHEL and Sterling and Wilson for setting up of 250 MW in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. This 250 MW solar PV project is part of 1,000 MW ultra mega solar PV plant taken up by NTPC close to Kadiri in Anantapur. The plant will come up in a phased manner and the first phase of 250 MW tenders have been finalised. Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd of Bangalore has been awarded contract for 100 MW, Lanco Solar Energy (50 MW), BHEL (50 MW) and Sterling & Wilson, a Shapoorji Pallonji Group promoted company (50 MW). NTPC has recently inked power purchase agreements (PPAs) with two AP discoms for 250 MW and the phase-I agreement entails supply of power at Rs 6.16 per unit. The phase-I is based on domestic modules and other phases could be either domestic or combination of domestic and other sources.


Alstom T&D bags 30 million euros orders to build substations in Bihar
ET, May 8, 2015
Alstom T&D India, a unit of French firm Alstom, has said that it has secured three orders worth 30 million (about Rs 220 crore) from the Bihar government to build sub-stations in the state. This project is part of India’s 12th Five-Year Plan to strengthen Bihar’s 220 kV transmission network. The substations will strengthen the transmission network at 220 kV level with a potential to be further upgraded to 400 kV in future. Alstom T&D India will construct the sub-stations on turnkey basis.


Vestas awarded 148.5MW Mexcian order
Wind Power, May 8, 2015
Vestas will manufacture 45 V117-3.3MW turbines for the Tres Mesas project, with delivery expected in early 2016. The contract includes a ten-year service deal. The project is being developed and operated by US firm Oak Creek Energy systems, but the order has been placed through “special purchase vehicles” Eoloca Tres Mesas and Eolica Tres Mesas 2.


US$14-m contract signed to establish cancer treatment centres

Jamaica Bserver, May 6, 2015
Jamaica – The Ministry of Health has signed a contract for over US$14 million with United States-based Varian Medical Systems as part of the thrust to establish two cancer treatment centres in Kingston and St James.


Etrion secures PPA for Project Salvador with EE-ERNC-1

PV Tech, May 6, 2015
Swiss independent power producer Etrion Corp has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Chilean power trading company Empresa Eléctrica ERNC-1 (EE-ERNC-1) for the 70MW Project Salvador solar plant in Northern Chile. Etrion and partners Total and SunPower completed Project Salvador in January and intended to sign a PPA in the first quarter this year. It is located in the Atacama region and dubbed the ‘largest merchant solar power station in the world.


Alstom T&D bags smart grid project in Himachal Pradesh

HBL, May 6, 2015
Alstom T&D India has been selected to lead the smart grid project by the Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd. The project is located at the Kala Amb industrial area in the State and serves over 1,500 consumers. This will be the second out of 14 projects under the Indian Ministry of Power’s flagship ‘Smart Grid Pilot’ programme. As part of the project, the company will design, develop and implement an integrated set of smart grid applications targeting power quality issues, managing peak demand, power outages and limiting violations at distribution network nodes.


Pennar secures orders worth Rs. 76 cr
HBL, May 5, 2015
Pennar Industries Ltd and its subsidiary Pennar Enviro Ltd have bagged orders worth Rs. 76 crore from Hindustan Dorr Oliver, United Spirits Ltd, Sterling and Wilson, Integral Coach Factory, Southern Railway and East Central Railway, among others.The orders include water treatment solutions for two companies and module mounting systems for Sun Technologies and Sterling and Wilson. Another order is from Southern Railway and East Central Railway for the supply of components for Wagons.
The company’s subsidiary Pennar Engineered Building Systems Ltd had filed a Draft Red Herring Prospectus with SEBI on March 27, 2015.


Omkar Speciality Chemicals bags order worth Rs. 100 crore

PharmaBiz May 05, 2015
Omkar Speciality Chemicals Ltd (OSCL), a leading manufacturer of inorganic and organic intermediates and active pharmaceuticals ingredients (APIs), has received orders close to Rs. 100 crore from its customers in India as well as from different geographies.


Artson Engineering rises on bagging order worth Rs 15 crore

Livemint, May 4, 2015
Artson Engineering has received an order worth approximately Rs 15 crore for supply of steel fabricated structures to be executed from the company’s factory at Nashik.


Vestas bags contract for 33-MW Austrian wind farm

Greentech Lead, May 5, 2015
Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems will construct a 33-megawatt wind farm in Austria. The wind farm named Hohenruppersdorf II is being built in the northeastern state of Lower Austria.
Vestas will handle supply, installation, foundation work and commissioning of 10 units of its V126-3.3 MW turbines for Austrian firm Smart-energy Betriebs. The V126 turbines were being deployed at the site as they were best suited for harvesting power at medium- to low-wind sites. Delivery of turbines for the project — to be commissioned in the second quarter of next year — will begin in the fourth quarter of 2015. The contract of undisclosed value also includes a 20-year, full-scope Vestas Active Output Management service agreement and VestasOnline Business SCADA solution


Corps awards contract for Fort Randall hydropower project switchyard upgrade
Hydro World.com, May 4, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth US$10.98 million to Interstate Electrical Contractors Inc. for a switchyard upgrade at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydropower plant in South Dakota. As per the contract, Interstate Electrical Contractors will upgrade the capacity of Fort Randall’s switchyard to meet the Western Area Power Authority’s updated requirements. The project also includes the replacement of antiquated oil-filled equipment with modern gas-insulated equipment. The work is expected to take two years.


Lamprell secures new order from National Drilling Co.

Arabian Supply Chain, April 29, 2015
Lamprell has secured a contract from National Drilling Company (NDC) in Abu Dhabi for the construction and delivery of a high specification jackup drilling rig. The LeTourneau-designed, Super 116E (Enhanced) Class mobile offshore drilling unit will be constructed at Lamprell’s facility in Hamriyah, in the UAE, and is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2017. Lamprell is now constructing a total of seven new rigs at its shipyard in Hamriya.


Motherson Sumi gets orders worth Rs 15,400 cr from Daimler
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BS, April 30, 2015
Auto components maker Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (MSSL) has received biggest ever order from Germany’s Daimler, worth Rs. 15,400 crore, to supply external and internal systems for Mercedes-Benz vehicles.Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV (SMRP BV), a subsidiary of the company, has received a significant set of orders for the supply of a range of exterior and interior systems for several future Mercedes-Benz vehicle generations. In order to support Daimler’s expansion activities, MSSL will invest in two new plants, one each in the USA and Hungary which will enable SMRP BV to be closer to Daimler’s vehicle assembly plants. The company’s plant in Hungary will be located close to Daimler’s operations in Kecskemet, while the US facility would come up in the region around Tuscaloosa, close to Daimler’s assembly plant. The company, however, did not disclose investment details for the new plants.


Orders for L&T Construction
HBL, April 29, 2015
The power transmission and distribution business of L&T Construction, has won rural electrification projects under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Additional orders have also been received for the solar business. In the international market, an order has been bagged from a private developer for engineering, procurement and construction of a 132/11kV substation in West Asia, the statement added.


Wave Infratech awards Rs 200-crore construction contract to L&T
ET, April 29, 2015
Wave Group’s realty firm Wave Infratech has awarded a contract worth about Rs. 200 crore to L&T for construction of its luxury housing project at Noida. The project is spread over 1.62 acres and is part of its ‘Wave City Center’ township.


Motherson Sumi gets orders worth Rs 15,400 cr from Daimler
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BS, April 30, 2015
Auto components maker Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (MSSL) has received biggest ever order from Germany’s Daimler, worth Rs. 15,400 crore, to supply external and internal systems for Mercedes-Benz vehicles.Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV (SMRP BV), a subsidiary of the company, has received a significant set of orders for the supply of a range of exterior and interior systems for several future Mercedes-Benz vehicle generations. In order to support Daimler’s expansion activities, MSSL will invest in two new plants, one each in the USA and Hungary which will enable SMRP BV to be closer to Daimler’s vehicle assembly plants. The company’s plant in Hungary will be located close to Daimler’s operations in Kecskemet, while the US facility would come up in the region around Tuscaloosa, close to Daimler’s assembly plant. The company, however, did not disclose investment details for the new plants.


Orders for L&T Construction
HBL, April 29, 2015
The power transmission and distribution business of L&T Construction, has won rural electrification projects under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Additional orders have also been received for the solar business. In the international market, an order has been bagged from a private developer for engineering, procurement and construction of a 132/11kV substation in West Asia, the statement added.


Wave Infratech awards Rs 200-crore construction contract to L&T
ET, April 29, 2015
Wave Group’s realty firm Wave Infratech has awarded a contract worth about Rs. 200 crore to L&T for construction of its luxury housing project at Noida. The project is spread over 1.62 acres and is part of its ‘Wave City Center’ township.


Vestas gets order for 39 turbines in U.S.
Market Watch, April 29, 2015
Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS.KO) has said that it has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. for 39 V110-2.0 MW turbines. The customer is Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LCC and the turbines will be installed at the Black Oak project in Minnesota, U.S. The contract covers supply and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a five-year service agreement. Turbine delivery is expected to take place in the second quarter of 2016, with commissioning expected in the fourth quarter of 2016.


IVRCL Bags Orders Valued Rs. 405.13 Crores
BSE, April 29, 2015
IVRCL has lately bagged two projects totaling to an amount of Rs.405.23 Crore. The two domestic projects awarded to IVRCL include an order of Rs.110.02 Crorc from Dream World Lanmarks LLP (Godrej) For residential development for Godrej Prana, Pune and another order of Rs.295.11 Cr from Orissa water Supply & Sewerage Board (OWSSB) for execution of additional sewer construction in Bhubaneswar.


Kalpataru Power Transmission bags contracts worth Rs 765 crore
ET, April 28, 2015
Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL) has said that it has secured a contract worth Rs 443 crore from Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) for the 150 km 765 KV D/C Chittorgarh-Ajmer transmission lines project. It has received an order worth Rs. 153 crore in Poland to supply transmission towers and a turnkey contract from supply to commissioning of 110 km transmission lines in Botswana worth Rs. 115 crore.
The company has also received a contract worth Rs. 35 crore from Gail for laying pipelines.


Gamesa bags 194MW in India
Panchabuta, April 28, 2015
Gamesa is to supply a total of 194MW to six wind farms to be built in various states in India. The Spanish manufacturer will build under turnkey arrangements two wind farms of 50MW and 108MW for an Indian independent power producer in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. The two wind projects will be equipped with 25 and 54 of the companys G97 2MW Class S turbines. The company will handle all the infrastructure needed to install and operate both projects and will maintain the two facilities under long-term service contracts. The projects are slated for commissioning in July 2015 and February 2016,
Gamesa will also supply a further 18 G97 2 MW units to four wind farms to be built in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The company said the contracts also include operation and maintenance services over the medium and long term.


$89 million construction contract awarded for new federal courthouse in Mobile
All.com, April 27, 2015
W.G. Yates & Sons has bagged $89 million contract from the federal government to build a new federal courthouse in downtown Mobile. W.G. Yates & Sons will oversee the construction project from its office in Biloxi, Miss. A pair of architectural firms from Washington, D.C., URS and Hartman-Cox Architects, are also part of the team. The team will design and build the five-story courthouse together and hope to start construction next year. The 155,000-square-foot courthouse is projected to open in summer 2018 across from the current courthouse. The cost of the contract, $89,294,573, includes the renovation of the John Achibald Campbell Courthouse.


Contract to build new Canberra MRT station on N-S Line awarded for $90 million
The Straits Times, April 27, 2015
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (Singapore) has been awarded the contract for $90 million. The contract is to construct the Canberra MRT station, the job to build the new station on the North-South Line (NSL). The construction will start soon. Canberra station is the second MRT station in Singapore to be built on an existing rail line, with the first being Dover Station on the East-West Line, which opened in 2001.


IL&FS Engg bags Rs. 327-cr contract from Bangalore Metro

HBL, April 24, 2015
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd has bagged a Rs. 326.99-crore rail contract from Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.The contract involves construction of elevated structures (viaduct) of about 3.9 km length from Mysore road station to Pattanagere station, including four elevated metro stations in the west extension of the East-West Corridor of Bangalore metro rail project, phase-2.The project is to be completed in 27 months from the date of issue of letter of acceptance. The Hyderabad-based engineering and infrastructure company is executing two more contracts for metro rail projects. These include a Rs. 255.84-crore project for RMRG (Phase-II), involving construction of a double-deck elevated viaduct, and the other a Rs. 84-crore contract for Gurgaon (south extension) involving construction of elevated stations.


Ulster University awards £150m contract to develop campus

The Irish Times, April 24, 2015
The Ulster University has awarded a £150 million contract to develop phase two of its Belfast campus to a joint venture between Lagan Construction and Portuguese firm Somague Group. Construction of the university’s new £250 million, 75,000 square metre campus kicked off last year and it is expected to be completed by 2018.


Suncor awards Athabasca oil sands contract to Fluor

World Oil, April 23, 2015
Fluor Corporation has awarded an engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPFC) contract by Suncor Energy Oil Sands Limited Partnership for a tank farm development project in the Athabasca oil sands region in Alberta, Canada. Fluor booked the contract for an undisclosed value in the first quarter of 2015.The project will provide storage and blending for hot bitumen in preparation for pipeline transport to the Athabasca Tank Terminal. In addition to the tank farm, Fluor’s scope of work includes the connecting pipeline


UrbanWind secures £30m to fund wind turbine deployment

Business Green, April 23, 2015
UrbanWind has announced plans to accelerate the development of a number of small and medium-sized wind farms across the UK, after inking a £30m funding deal with Zouk Capital. The company specialises in working with businesses, farmers and landowners to deploy small wind farms and claims to have about 100 sites across the country in the development appraisal phase, including a number of consented sites. The deal with private equity fund manager Zouk Capital, which has carved out a reputation for investing in clean energy assets, will see equity finance provided to projects that have secured planning permission. Under the terms of the agreement, Zouk will buy consented sites from UrbanWind and develop them through a joint venture set up between the two companies.


Meriton secures land for $3bn apartment project

The Australian, April 23, 2015
Meriton Group is girding to develop a $3 billion master planned community comprising more than 3000 apartments in Sydney’s swanky eastern suburbs after snaring the last of British American Tobacco Australia’s Pagewood manufacturing site. Meriton would ultimately pay a total of $232m for the entire 16ha-plus BATA site, having acquired the first two-thirds in August 2013 in a deal foreshadowed by The Australian. Meriton said it would develop the site in three stages, with each stage producing more than 1000 units.


L&T gets orders in various sectors
HBL, April 22, 2015
Larsen & Toubro (Construction Div.,) has received an order from a private infrastructure developer for four-laning the Hospet-Chitradurga road section in Karnataka under NHDP Phase 3. In the power transmission and distribution segment, the company has secured an order from an oil refinery in West Asia for developing its existing electrical facilities. The solar business too is a beneficiary as it has received orders for the turnkey construction of solar photovoltaic power plants from multiple private companies. Further details about the orders were not disclosed by L&T.


Power secures $168m debt finance for 144 MW US solar projects
Pv Magazine, April22, 2015
Power has secured $168.5 million in debt finance for the development of 25 solar assets totaling 144 MW across three separate portfolios. The loan has been approved by KeyBank National Association, OneWest Bank and Zions Bank, with CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities (CRCMS) acting as financial advisor and managing the transaction from term sheet execution to close.


C1 secures construction loan for Downtown Doral

Cjj Journal, April 21, 2015
C1 Property, a company affiliated with Codina Partners, has received $46 million construction loan for its project Downtown Doral. Granted by Wells Fargo, the 219-unit building will be located at 5300 Northwest 85th Avenue with a planned move in date of December 2015. When completed, Downtown Doral, will include a charter school, a 3-acre park, 180,000 square feet of retail and more than 1 million square feet of office space. The project was designed by Sieger Suarez.


Hudson River power line project secures final approval

Daily Freeman, April 21, 2015
A proposed 1,000-megawatt power line that will traverse the waters of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River has received final regulatory approval. Transmission Developers Inc. (TDI) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a Department of the Army permit that allows Champlain Hudson Power Express lines, which will carry Canadian hydroelectric power to New York City, to be placed in waters along the proposed route. The power project now has secured all federal and state permits necessary to proceed with construction. Construction is expected to start early next year and financing still is being arranged.


Gamesa awarded tender for turnkey construction of a 220-MW wind farm in Egypt
Renewable Energy Focus, April 21, 2015
Gamesa has signed a new contract for the turnkey construction of the Gulf of El Zayt wind farm on the Egyptian Red Sea coast. Under the scope of the agreement, Gamesa will handle the supply, installation and commissioning of a total of 110 of its G80-2.0 MW turbines, starting in September 2015.
Gamesa will also handle construction of the civil engineering and electric infrastructure needed to install and operate the facility and will provide operations and maintenance services for three years. The wind farm is expected to be commissioned during the second half of 2017. This project, which was awarded by the New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) by means of an international tender, will receive public financing from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).


BS surges on bagging EPC contract worth Rs. 250 crore

Livemint, April 21, 2015
BS(formerly known as BS TransComm) has won an EPC contract for construction of 765 KV double-circuit transmission line between Raipur (Chattisgarh) and Wardha (Maharashtra). The value of the order is Rs.250 crore and the near 178 km line project is to be completed within the next 12 months. The scope of work for company comprises survey, foundations, erection, earthing and stringing of lines, including supply of tower and related accessories.


Mazda bags order worth Rs. 165.5 mn
Myiris, April 20, 2015
Mazda has announced that it has received an order amounting Rs 165.5 million. This order is for supply, erection & commissioning of multi effect evaporation system for treatment of Industrial effluent at a common effluent treatment plant at Ankleshwar. The delivery time for the above mentioned order is approximately six months.


King’s Lynn firm secures contract for £3.75 million skills centre

Lynn News, April 17, 2015
Chalcroft Ltd, based in Lynn, has been appointed as the main contractor for a £3.75 million project to build a new skills centre. Building work has started on the skills centre at the Norfolk campus of Easton and Otley College. The centre will provide future construction professionals with a strong foundation of core skills. Chalcroft, located in Hamlin Way, Hardwick Narrows Estate, has been named as the principal contractor for the project, which is due for completion in the summer – ready for the September 2015 intake of students.


NGTL secures NEB approval for $1.7bn Canadian pipeline project
Hydrocarbons – technology.com, April 17, 2015

NOVA Gas Transmission (NGTL), a wholly owned subsidiary of TransCanada, has secured approval from the Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) for the development of the $1.7bn North Montney Mainline Project. The pipeline will be an expansion to NGTL’s existing Groundbirch Mainline section (Saturn Section), which is located approximately 35km south-west of Fort Street John, and will connected to the North Montney area in northeastern British Columbia (BC). Currently, the project is due to receive Governor in Council (GIC) approval for construction. The majority of the NEB members have also recommended the GIC to issue a certificate to construct and operate the pipeline. The North Montney Mainline project includes construction of a proposed 305km-long gas pipeline in the Peace River Regional District of British Columbia, Canada, in order to deliver natural gas to the existing NGTL facilities. The project also includes metering facilities, valve sites and compression facilities as well as an interconnection with TransCanada’s proposed Prince Rupert gas transmission project to provide natural gas to the proposed Pacific NorthWest (PNW) LNG liquefaction and export facility near Prince Rupert, BC.


Siemens secures order for Grand Bend Wind Project

Tillsonburg News, April 17, 2015
Siemens Canada Limited has announced that it has bagged order to supply, install and commission 40 SWT-3.2-113 direct-drive wind turbines to the Grand Bend Wind Farm, developed and owned by Northland Power Inc, in partnership with the Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Bkejwanong Territory (Walpole Island First Nation). Construction of the project is now underway with commercial operation expected by the second quarter of 2016. The project also includes a 10-year service and maintenance agreement, ensuring the reliability, availability and performance of the turbines. Siemens’ wind turbine Service and Maintenance Distribution Centre in Chatham will support this project.


ET Solar bags 70MWp solar power project in The Philippines
Greentechlead, April 17, 2015
ET Solar is to build a 70 MWp solar power project in The Philippines. ET Solar with its local partner GATE SOLAR PHILIPPINES, will develop, invest, finance, construct, and operate the project. Work on the project scheduled for commercial operation by March 2016 will commence in the last quarter of this year. Besides being the co-development partner and technology sponsor, ET Solar will also be an investor in the project.


Enel bags 420 MW projects in South African auction 4

Greentechlead, April 17, 2015
Italian renewable energy company Enel Green Power has bagged projects for about 420 MW more of wind energy capacity in South Africa. The company has won the projects under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). It has won the bid for a 140-MW project in Oyster Bay and another 139-MW project in Nxuba — both in the Eastern Cape province, the third successful bid was for a 140-MW project in Karusa, Northern Cape province.
Enel is expected to complete its Eastern Cape projects by 2017 and the Northern Cape project in 2018. In the previous rounds of the REIPPPP auctions, Enel had won bids to develop two wind energy projects with a total capacity of 199 MW. It also bagged four solar power projects with a total capacity of 314 MW. In all, Enel now has 938 MW of wind and solar power projects in the pipeline.


REIPPPP round 4: BioTherm bags 251MW

ESI Africa.com
South African independent power producer BioTherm Energy has secured three renewable power projects under Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) in South Africa. The three projects include the 120MW Golden Valley Wind facility, 45MW Aggeneys Solar PV and 86MW Konkoonsies II Solar PV Facility, a total of 251MW of installed capacity. All three projects are expected to reach completion by Q3 2017 with a total investment of ZAR4.5 billion.


BioTherm Energy wins 251MW renewable energy projects in South Africa
power-technology.com 16 Apr, 2015
BioTherm Energy has been awarded three renewable projects totalling 251MW in South Africa under the fourth round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). The three projects that are being considered include 120MW Golden Valley wind power plant, along with the 45MW Aggeneys Solar PV, and 86MW Konkoonsies II Solar PV facilities.


Enable Midstream Completes Bradley Processing Plant

Business Wire India 15 Apr, 2015
Enable Midstream Partners, LP announced that its new Bradley Processing Plant in Grady County, Okla., with an inlet capacity of 200 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) of natural gas, is now fully operational. The plant removes water, condensate and natural gas liquids from producer-customers’ natural gas, providing transmission-quality natural gas, marketable natural gas liquids (NGLs) and stabilized condensate.


Alstom T&D wins Rs. 56.90 cr order from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
HBL, April 14, 2015
Alstom T&D has secured a Rs.56.90 crore order from the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre to provide a 220/11kV, 25/31.5 MVA substation for its Challakere unit in Chitradurga, Karnataka.Under this contract, Alstom T&D India will build a 220/11kV, 25/31.5 MVA master receiving substation on a turnkey basis.


KNR constructions bags three TN road contracts

HBL, April 14, 2015
KNR Constructions Limited has bagged three State Highway road upgradation contracts from the Project Director of Tamil Nadu Road Sector, Project II, Chennai in Tamil Nadu worth Rs. 729.5 crore. These include Upgrading Kanchipuram-Vandavasi Road, a State Highway and related packages all worth Rs. 184.97 crore. The second order relates to upgradation of Arcot Villipuram Road, a State Highway project worth Rs. 320 crore and upgradation of Malliyakarai-Rasipuram-Thiruchengode-Erode Road, a State Highway project package worth Rs. 224 crore. These three road projects are to be executed within 36 months to 42 months from the appointed date.


Jinling Shipyard bags order to build two car carriers

Seatrade-Global, April 13, 2015
China’s Jinling Shipyard has entered into a contract with Anji Automotive to build two 3,800 ceu pure car/truck carriers (PCTCs). Jinling Shipyard, an affiliate of Sinotrans & CSC Group, will deliver the newbuildings in 2017. The new ships will be designed by Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute and class by China Classification Society (CCS).


Doosan Heavy bags 1 tln-won power plant deal from Vietnam

Yonhap News Agency, April 13, 2015
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., South Korea’s leading power equipment maker has said that it has clinched a deal valued at 1 trillion won (US$912 million) to build a power plant in Vietnam. Under the deal, Doosan Heavy will build the thermal power plant with a capacity of 1,200 megawatts in Hau Giang, 200 kilometers southwest of Ho Chi Minh City.


RPP Infra Projects Ltd bags new order worth Rs. 465.33 millions from Hindustan Prefab Ltd
BSE, April 13, 2015
R P P Infra Projects Ltd has informed that it has bagged new order worth Rs. 465.33 millions from Hindustan Prefab Ltd for construction of 2071 prefabricated toilet blocks in Andhra Pradesh state government schools.


Egypt’s Petrojet wins Iraq contract worth $185 million

AME info, April 12, 2015
Petrojet , owned by Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has been awarded a $185m-contract to build the first gas-processing plant for Iraq’s Siba oilfield, operated by Kuwait Energy. Petrojet will handle all gas-processing plant’s related works (turnkey) in EPC system, which includes engineering, procurement, and construction. The project aims to enhance the oil field’s production to reach 110m cubic feet per day, with a timeframe of 18 months and an investment of around $350m.


Skipper bags Rs 400 crore order from Colombia

ET, April 10, 2015
Skipper has said that it has secured new orders worth Rs. 400 crore from Colombia. The contract is for 500 KV transmission line towers.


China Longyuan bags 200 MW of wind deals at home

See News Renewables, April 10, 2015
China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd (HKG:0916) has agreed to develop and construct as much as 200 MW of wind projects across three different provinces since the beginning of April, its parent said. The biggest deal was struck with the local government of Guiyang county, located in the province of Hunan. As part of the agreement, Longyuan’s Hubei-based unit will build wind facilities with a combined capacity of 100 MW there. Moving to Hubei province, the Chinese firm and Yichang city’s district of Yiling have inked a 50-MW wind project development agreement. The scheme was also given the green light by the Provincial Energy Administration. In the meantime, China Longyuan won another 50-MW wind deal in Anhui province. Its local unit will execute the job under an investment and development agreement with the government of Quanjiao county.


KBR Awarded Construction Contract for Flint Hills Resources’ Project Eagle Ford
Market Watch, April 10, 2015
KBR has announced that it has been awarded a reimbursable contract by Flint Hills Resources for the modification and expansion of its Corpus Christi West refinery. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide construction management and direct hire construction services at Flint Hills Resources’ Project Eagle Ford. This work is expected to be performed in phases over the next three years and is in addition to a previously announced contract for construction advisory services being performed as the client completes the front end engineering and detailed design phases of the project. KBR personnel have been, and will remain, fully integrated with the client and a multitude of other contractors on the project.


Alstom awarded a contract to supply EEB’s first 500 kV substation in Colombia
Electric Energy Online.com, April 9, 2015
Alstom Grid has been awarded a 23 million contract to supply the first 500 kV substation for Empresa de Energía de Bogotá (EEB). Alstom will deliver the 500 kV turnkey substation, inclusive of design, civil works construction, erection and commissioning. The substation will be located at Gachanzipa, 30 km north from Bogota, capital city of Colombia. It will connect the Hydro Sogamoso power plant to Bogota, improving and increasing the reliability of the city’s energy system. The project is due to be completed by mid-2017.


EMCOR secures Florida pump station construction contract

World Pumps, April 9, 2015
EMCOR Group Inc subsidiary Harry Pepper & Associates is to construct a pump station for South Florida Water Management District’s Reservoir and Storm Water Treatment Area Project in Martin County, Florida, USA. Harry Pepper will be responsible for all aspects of the construction of a 1100 cubic feet per second, 21 000 sq ft pump station for the Reservoir and Storm Water Treatment Area Project. The scope of work includes installation of all electrical, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and communications and instrumentation systems. Harry Pepper’s scope of work also includes installation of an overhead bridge crane, potable and cooling water systems, four discharge pumps, and a dewatering and reinforced concrete structure.


Egypt secures $216m from Arab Fund for Cairo power plant

Albawaba, April 9, 2015
The Ministry of International Cooperation signed a KWD 60m (equivalent to approximately $216m) agreement with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) to support the West of Cairo power plant project. The West of Cairo power plant project is expected to increase power generation capacity by approximately 650MW, which is to be achieved through adding a steam-generating unit to the site. 54% of the provided loan is a grant, making it a concessional loan that is to be repaid by the Cairo Electricity Production Company (a subsidiary of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company) over 20 years, with a six year grace period.


Man Infraconstruction surges on bagging order worth Rs. 105 crore
Livemint, April 9, 2015
Man Infraconstruction has bagged order worth Rs. 105 crore from Gujarat Pipavav Port for executing Civil Construction Works for port infrastructure at Port Pipavav, Gujarat.


Eaton wins Panama Canal contract
Control Design, April 7, 2015
Eaton has been awarded an additional $5.2-million contract to provide critical installation services for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Eaton’s contract was awarded by Grupo Unidos por el Canal, SA, the contractor responsible for the design and construction of the third set of locks of the expansion program under contract to the Panama Canal Authority. The expansion project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015 and operational in early 2016.Eaton will lead project management, quality assurance, safety and technical supervision and provide installation services for all of the electrical equipment it provided in previous contracts.


Supreme Infra bags Rs 207-crore order

ET, April 7, 2015
Supreme Infrastructure India has said that it has bagged an EPC contract from National Highways Authority of India for four-laning of Kharar-Kurali section of NH-21 in Punjab. Approximate cost of the contract is Rs. 207-crore


GMR consortium bags Rs 5,080-cr rail freight corridor project from DFCC
BS, April 7, 2015
A consortium of companies led by GMR Infrastructure has bagged Rs. 5,080-crore contract from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India to design and construct a 417-km stretch of the project’s eastern arm. The consortium has been issued the Letter of Award for two packages, Mughalsarai to Karchana (180 km) and Karchana to Bhaupur (237 km), to be implemented on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis. The project, funded by the World Bank, involves design and construction of civil, structures and track works for a double-line railway and shall be completed in 45 months.


Ramky Infra JV wins Rs. 829 cr Assam road contract

HBL,April 6 2015
Ramky Infratructure Limited through a joint venture with TK Engineering Consortium has announced that it has bagged a road project worth Rs. 829 crore in Assam. The EPC contract is for four-laning of National Highway 52 from end of Bishwanath Chariyali bypass (km 208) to Gohpur (km 265.50 km), a total length of 57.50 km in Assam. The contract is to be executed within 1095 days from the appointed date.


J Kumar Infraprojects surges on bagging orders worth Rs 367.31 crore
Livemint, April 6, 2015
J Kumar Infraprojects has secured orders worth Rs. 367.31 crore from MMRDA & MCGM. Of total, the company has won work order from MCGM for Design & Construction of Flyovers at Savita Chemical Junction, Ghansoli Naka Junctions- Talavali Naka junction and Vehicular underpass at Mahape junction on Thane Belapur Road of worth Rs. 155 crore. The company has also received letter of acceptance from MCGM for Improvement of Side Strips of S.V. Road in Mastic Asphalt in 1-1/West & K/West Wards in Western Suburbs (W-276) of worth Rs 125.23 crore in Joint Venture & Company stake is 51% Rs. 63.87 crore.
Moreover, the company has received letter of acceptance from MCGM for improvement of Side Strips of Linking Road in Mastic Asphalt in H/W & K/West wards in Western Suburbs (W-277) of worth Rs 151.09 crore in Joint Venture & Company stake is 51% Rs. 77.05 crore. Further, the company has received work order from MCGM for Improvement of Various Roads in Asphalt in P/South in Western Suburbs (AW-89) of worth Rs. 34.93 crore, & in P/North in W. S. (AW-90) of worth Rs. 36.46 crore total worth Rs. 71.39 crore.


KEC International bags order worth Rs 1565 crore

India Infoline, April 6, 2015
KEC International Ltd (KEC), an RPG Group company has secured orders from Indian as well as from International Companies.
Indian Orders:
An order of Rs.357 crore for 400 KV GIS substation and associated network in Chennai from Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd. An order of Rs. 100 crore for supply and construction of transmission lines in West Bengal from West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company. Five orders of Rs. 728 crore from PGCIL for construction of transmission line and GIS Substations in Northern and Central India.

International Orders:
Secured orders of Rs .251 crore for construction of transmission lines and supply of transmission towers in Bangladesh, Oman and Malaysia. SAE Towers, the wholly owned subsidiary of the company has secured orders for the supply of lattice towers, monopoles and hardware from the United States and Brazil. The total value of these orders is Rs. 22 crore.


Enel Green Power Secures $170 Million Loan For South Africa Wind Project
Sustainnovate, April 5, 2015
Enel Green Power has secured debt financing for one of the wind energy projects it won through bidding under the third round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme (REIPPP). The company has secured 2 wind energy and 4 solar power projects in the auctions. The 4 solar photovoltaic power projects will have a total installed capacity of 314 MW while the 2 onshore wind energy projects will have a generation capacity of 199 MW. The project that has received debt financing will be located in the Eastern Cape province at Cookhouse. A loan to the 111 MW wind energy project has been provided by KfW IPEX Bank GmbH, the export finance unit of Germany’s state-owned development lender KfW. Enel Green Power, however, expects to finish the projects on time as per the revised schedule.


Rays Power to set up 7 MW solar roof-top project for DMRC

Panchabuta, April 1, 2015
Rays Power Experts has bagged a contract from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for setting up 7 MW solar roof-top photovoltaic projects on selected stations and sites. The scope of the contract includes complete design, engineering, civil work, installation, testing and commissioning of the project.


Kalpataru Power Transmission bags Domestic & International orders
Livemint, April 1, 2015
Kalpataru Power Transmission has bagged order for construction of 400 KV D/C transmission line of 213 kms in Kenya in the Joint Venture (JV) worth over Rs. 355 crore (KPTL share). The company has also bagged Supply and Erection package of 765 KV D/C Hyderabad CIS – Wardha Station Transmission Line (Part-III) worth Rs. 184 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) while Supply package of 765 KV D/C Jabalpur – Orai transmission line worth around Rs. 125 crore from PGCIL. Further, the company has won two railways orders in JV from Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE) worth around Rs 100 crore.


Harcourt Developments wins €15m US development contract

The Irish Times, April 1, 2015
The Port of Bellingham has formally awarded the Irish company a contract to redevelop a disused industrial site as a shopping, business and residential centre. An unanimous vote of all three Port of Bellingham commissioners have sealed the agreement with Harcourt. Under the contract’s terms, Harcourt will buy the 7.6 hectare site in stages and redevelop it in line with plans agreed with the port authority. Cost of the contract is around €15 million.


Richa Industries secures first order for fabrication & supply of girders
BS, April 1, 2015
Richa Industries has secured its first order for Fabrication and Supply of Girders for the project of North Central Railway in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. This project is a part of Construction of Railway Over Bridge project of Technical Construction Company. The Project involves the supply of eight fabricated steel Girders of total 300 MT. The value of project is Rs. 2.16 crore.


Akuo secures USD 100m for 77.5-MW Turkish wind plan

Seenews Renewable, April 1, 2015
French renewable energy company Akuo Energy has agreed up to USD 100 million (EUR 92.9m) in World Bank financing for the construction of a 77.5-MW wind farm in Turkey. The project loan will be extended by the World Bank’s International Finance Corp (IFC). As per the mandate letter, IFC will lead and arrange a syndicate of other multilateral agencies or commercial banks to provide the funds for the Baglar RES park near Konya, Central Anatolia Region. The 77.5-MW wind farm will consist of 24 General Electric turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 MW. The machines will be made in Turkey and Germany, with construction works slated to begin in July. Commissioning of the facility is scheduled for January 2017.


Apex Clean Energy Secures $397 Million Construction Loan for the Kay Wind Project
PR Newswire, April 1, 2015
Apex Clean Energy, an independent renewable energy company, is pleased to announce it has reached financial close of a $397 million construction loan for the 299 MW Kay Wind Project in Kay County, Oklahoma. Bayerische Landesbank, New York Branch and Rabobank, New York Branch acted as the Joint Lead Arrangers, Coordinating Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners for the transaction. Additionally, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, New York Branch, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, KeyBank National Association, and Siemens Financial Services, Inc. acted as Joint Lead Arrangers. Rabobank is the Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent and LC Issuing Bank.


Petron Engineering Construction receives order from BPCL

Money Control, March 31, 2015
Petron Engineering Construction has received an order from KSS Petron Private Limited for civil, structural & underground piping works for Integrated Refinery Expansion Project (IREP) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Ernakulam, Kochi. The total contract value was Rs 84.71 crore


Vestas bags 50-MW turbine order from Hebei Fengning in China
Seenews Renewable, March 31, 2015
Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S has said that it has received a 50-MW order from Hebei Fengning Construction Investment New Energy for a plant in China. The deal calls for the supply of 25 units of the V90-2.0 MW turbine for the second phase of the HECIC Fengning Senjitu wind farm. The contract, the value of which remained undisclosed, also includes a two-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service agreement, as well as a VestasOnline Business SCADA solution. Vestas expects that the turbines will be delivered and commissioned by the end of 2015. So far, Hebei Fengning has placed six orders for a total 320 MW of Vestas turbines.


Valecha Engg bags project worth Rs 1.25 bn
IRIS, April 1, 2015
Valecha Engineering, an infrastructure development company, has bagged project worth Rs 1.25 billion.
This order is for road project at Jharkhand worth Rs 1.12 billion works strengthening, widening and reconstruction of Ghaghra-Netarhat (SH-9) road on EPC basis. Diaphragm wall, retaining wall work and road work of Rs 130.3 million at Ahmedabad..


HCC wins Rs. 392 cr contract from govt
PTI, March 31, 2015
Hindustan Construction Co Ltd has said that it has bagged a contract worth Rs. 392 crore from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway for 4-laning of 26 km long road on NH52 between Jamugurihat to Biswanath Chariali by-pass in Assam. The project is part of the Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for North Eastern Region and includes rehabilitation, upgradation and augmentation of the existing carriageway, major and minor bridges, culverts, road intersections and so on. The project will be completed in 36 months.


L&T Construction bags orders from Delhi and UP government

PTI, March 31, 2015
Larsen & Toubro’s heavy civil infrastructure segment has received a major contract from Public Works Department, Delhi, for construction of Phase-III of Barapullah Elevated Corridor in Delhi. The project is expected to be completed in 30 months. Further, company’s water and renewable energy segment as has secured order from Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam for construction of 242-km waste water network and waste water pumping stations in Allahabad.


Siemens secures 130-turbine order for Oklahoma wind project

Business Journel, March 31, 2015
Siemens has secured an order from Apex Clean Energy for 130 wind turbines. The turbines will be used for the Kay Wind project in Kay County, Oklahoma. Siemens will provide long-term service for the turbines. The nacelles, which house the generating components of the turbine, for the project will be assembled at the Siemens’ Hutchinson plant. The blades will be manufactured at the company’s manufacturing facility in Fort Madison, Iowa. Installation of the wind turbines is expected to start this year, with the start of operations likely in the fourth quarter of 2015.


Rotary Engineering secures $25 million contract to build lubricant plant
The Straits Times, March 30, 2015
Mainboard-listed oil and gas firm Rotary Engineering has secured a main construction contract worth $25 million from oil major for the construction of its lubricant plant in Jurong. This is the third lubricant project Rotary has undertaken, and is expected to be completed by April 2016.


CG Wins INR 115 Crore Order from PGCIL, India’s Largest Transmission Utility
Business Wire India, March 30, 2015
Avantha Group Company CG has bagged a significant order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) for the supply of 80 MVAR 765kV Shunt Reactors valued at INR 115 Crore. The scope of this contract to be executed in 20 months includes design, engineering, manufacture, shop testing, supply, erection testing and commissioning at site, and other associated civil works. These reactors will be installed at PGCIL’s Vemagiri and Srikakulam Sub-stations in the state of Andhra Pradesh and will add to the existing population of over 100 CG made reactors already in commission in PGCIL’s UHV network.


Major Grangemouth CCS project secures £4.2m

EnergyLive News, March 30,. 2015
A major carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Grangemouth, Scotland has secured funding worth £4.2 million. Westminster and Holyrood awarded £1.7 million and £2.5 million respectively for the proposed 570MW CCS coal-fired power station. It is expected to capture 90% of carbon emissions which would then be transported via existing pipelines for permanent storage two kilometres beneath the North Sea. Seattle-based Summit Power Group will carry out an 18-month industrial research and feasibility study for the design, finance and construction of their Caledonia Clean Energy Project.


Toshiba bags hydraulic turbine contract in Myanmar

Greentech Lead, March 30, 2015
Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co. has bagged a contract to supply four units of 77-megawatt hydro turbine and generator for Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise’s Upper Yeywa hydropower plant. Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise will construct the 308MW Upper Yeywa hydropower plant northeast of Mandalay. Construction will start in March 2016.


BHEL bags contract for 1,080 MW Manuguru Thermal Power Project from TSGENCO
BSE, March 30, 2015
Telangana state power generation Corporation Limited [TSGENCO] has awarded Bharat Electricals Limited [BHEL] with an EPC order for setting up a 4×270 MW Thermal Power Plant in the state. Earlier, in December, 2014 TSGENCO has placed an order for BHEL to set up Telangana’s first Supercritical thermal Power Plant of 800 MW rating, also on EPC basis, at Kothagudrem.


L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs. 1,711 cr in March

HBL, March 27, 2015
The construction wing of Larsen & Toubro (L &T) has secured order to construct a residential building in Mumbai that includes civil, structural, electrical and mechanical works. It also won an EPC order for a Greenfield cement grinding unit in Madhya Pradesh. L &T’s Power transmission & distribution division has received EPC order from Bihar State Power Transmission Company and orders for works in Jammu & Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh from Power Grid Corporation.


Gayatri Projects bags contract worth Rs. 175 cr

HBL, Macrch 26, 2015
Gayatri Projects Ltd has been awarded a Rs. 175-crore contract by Hyderabad Growth Corridor Corporation Ltd for developing a eight-lane road stretch of 10.3 km between Shamirpet to Keesara near Hyderabad. The contract is part of the Outer Ring Road project for the construction of an eight lane access controlled expressway to Hyderabad city. The project is being developed with loan assistance from Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA).


Nuberg bags Rs 200-crore chemical plant contract from Saudi firm
ET, March 25, 2015
Nuberg Engineering has said that it has won a contract worth Rs. 200-crore from Addar Group, a Saudi industrial services firm, to construct greenfield Sulfolane plant in Saudi Arabia. The Sulfolane plant project is scheduled to commence during the first quarter of 2017. Larsen and Toubro (L&T) is the engineering partner and the US-based GTC Technologies is the technology partner for the chemical plant project.


ABB bags $12mn Kuwait substation contract

Utilities-me.com, March 25, 2015
ABB has won an order worth $12mn from the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) of Kuwait to refurbish and upgrade three existing substations to help ensure reliable power supply in the greater Kuwait City metropolitan area.The three transmission substations, located in Hawalli Governorate and providing power to residential and commercial areas around Kuwait Bay, require modernisation in order to enhance their reliability after approximately 30 years in operation. ABB’s project scope includes refurbishment of 132 kilovolt (kV) gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) circuit breakers, overhaul of disconnectors and earthing switches, replacement of control cables and upgrading of control panels as well as integration of the new equipment for 33 bays with the existing automation systems. The project is scheduled for completion in 2018.


UGL wins $120m LNG contract
The Australian, March 25, 2015
UGL has won a new three-year contract with the Santos-led Gladstone LNG project, under which it will provide plant services during the operational phase of the Curtis Island LNG facility. The total contract value is around $120 million and includes options to extend the contract for a further four years.
UGL (UGL) will perform maintenance, shutdown, engineering and project services for Santos GLNG’s LNG facility as part of the contract. The company is set to mobilise its workforce for the role in the second quarter of 2015. Santos GLNG is led by ASX-listed Santos (STO) in partnership with PETRONAS, Total and KOGAS. The project comprises ongoing gas field development in the Surat and Bowen Basins, a 420-kilometre gas transmission pipeline, and the construction of an LNG plant on Curtis Island, near Gladstone.


OM Metals wins order worth Rs 1.93 bn from UP Govt

IRIS, March 25, 2015
Om Metals Infraprojects, the hydro mechanical engineering company has received a contract worth Rs 1.93 billion from UP Government. The contract is for construction of Rampur Barrage on Kosi River under extension, remodeling & modernization (E.R.M.) of Kosi Canal System in district Rampur (U.P.) from UP irrigation department. The execution period of this work contract is 32 months.


Crompton Greaves rises on bagging order from ANDE

Livemint, March 24, 2015
Crompton Greaves (CG) has been awarded a contract by Administration Nacional de Energia (ANDE), the national electric utility of Paraguay to supply 10 complete ZIV Substation Automation Systems. The scope of the contract also includes engineering services, training and systems integration. The project, financed by the World Bank, is scheduled to be completed in six months.


Cords Cable Industries bags orders worth Rs 15.72 crore from Welspun Energy
Livemint, Mar 24, 2015
Cords Cable Industries has bagged large value order from Welspun Energy. Welspun Energy is a part of the $3 billion Welspun Group and had recently signed a power purchase agreement with Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) for setting up a 100-MW Solar Project in the Tamil Nadu. The company has bagged orders valuing over Rs 15.72 crore for supply of variety of LT Cables towards the 100-MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu, India.


Raisco secures agreement to build new Lidl stores across the UK
The Journal, March 23, 2015
Structural steelwork firm Raisco has secured a multi-million pound agreement to build new Lidl stores, which could lead to new North East jobs. The Newton Aycliffe-based firm has become the principle contractor for the German supermarket retailer following its recent work on a new Normanton store, near Wakefield. Raisco, which employs 35 staff, has already worked on 20 Lidl stores over the last six years and has recently started work on another site in Stoke.The deal means Raisco could construct anywhere between three to 10 stores a year as part of the retailer’s expansion programme over coming years.


Gayatri Projects bags Rs. 137 cr order from Chhattisgarh govt

HBL, March 20, 2014
Gayatri Projects Limited has bagged a Rs. 137 crore road project order from the Public Works Department, Raipur in Chhattisgarh. The work involves rehabilitation and upgradation of Sigma Tilda Kharora Arang Road, a project taken up with Asian Development Bank.


JinkoSolar bags 75-MW module order in US

Seenews Renewable, March 20, 2015
Chinese solar products maker JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd has won a 75-MW module order from US photovoltaic (PV) plants installer Swinerton Renewable Energy. The 248,750 high-efficient 72-cell polycrystalline solar panels will be installed at the Red Horse 2 Wind and Solar project, located in Arizona’s county of Cochise. Swinerton Renewable will develop and construct the facility, and operate and maintain it upon completion. The hybrid scheme was acquired by an affiliate of DE Shaw Renewable Investments LLC (DESRI) in August 2014.


RET Capital secures over US$200 million in financing for four solar projects
PV Tech, March 20, 2015
Renewable Energy Trust Capital (RET Capital) has announced the financing of four solar projects in the US and Canada, totalling over US$200 million. The company closed a CAD$115million non-recourse debt for the procurement of two PV projects in Ontario, Canada with NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). This deal in Canada acquired 12.6MW DC DiscoveryLight and 14.2MW DC Fotolight from Canadian Solar and was closed in December 2014. The projects generate power under 20 year feed-in tariff contracts for the Ontario Power Authority. RET Capital also acquired financing of US$121million for the procurement of two solar projects in California totalling over 44MW. They partnered again with NORD/LB and Massmutual in April 2014 to gain US$86.2million in financing for the 31.26MW DC McHenry Solar PV Plant in Modesto, California from K Road Power Holdings. Along with KeyBank National Association they secured financing of US$35.2million in June 2014 for the 13.1MW DC Herber Solar PV project in Imperial County, California.


Vestas secures a supply deal for 122 MW Sweden wind farm

Greentech Lead, March 20, 2015
Vestas Wind has received a turbine supply order for the 122 MW Sorby wind park in Sweden.
Under the contract, Vestas will supply, install and commission 37 units of its V117-3.3 MW turbines.
Developed by Allianz Capital, the value of the project remains undisclosed. In addition, Vestas will also offer the Business SCADA solution and a 15-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 5000). The delivery of the consignment will be done in the first quarter of 2016, while commissioning is scheduled for the April-June quarter of 2016. The Sorby plant will be the first one in Sweden to be powered by the V117-3.3 MW turbines. Construction of the facility will be managed by Krafto Vind AB.


Rajesh Exports bags Rs 1,295-cr worth jewellery export order from UAE
BS, March 19, 2015
Rajesh Exports Ltd, Bengaluru-based gold jewellery exporter, has bagged an export order worth Rs. 1,265 crore of designer range of gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions from UAE-based Al Sultan Jewellery. The order is to be completed by May 31, 2015.


BHIC bags two contracts worth RM111.9m from Defence Ministry
The Edge Market, March 19, 2015
Boustead Heavy Industries Corp Bhd (BHIC) (Financial Dashboard) has been awarded two contracts by the Ministry of Defence, totalling RM111.9 million. One is for the supply and delivery of spares, maintenance and training of the Bofors 57mm gun for the Royal Malaysian Navy for a value of RM15.6 million, over a period of three years.It was awarded to BHIC Bofors Asia Sdn Bhd, which is 51:49 joint venture between BHIC Defence Technologies Sdn Bhd and BAE Systems Bofors Holdings Sdn Bhd. The second contract was awarded to Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS), an associate of BHIC and a subsidiary of Boustead Holdings Bhd (Financial Dashboard), for the supply and delivery of spares, maintenance, integrated logistics support and training for the 17th patrol vessel squadron of the Royal Malaysian Navy. This contract, valued at RM96.3 million, will be for a period of three years. Both contracts will be formally signed at a later date.


Wipro bags 5-year deal from Greater Cincinnati Water Works

ET, March 19, 2015
Wipro has bagged a five-year deal from US- based utility company, Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW). No financial details were disclosed. As GCWW’s IT partner, Wipro will help transform the utility firm’s CRM, billing and service bureau operations. Wipro will design, build, host and deploy a Customer Information System (CIS) and maintain the solution for a period of five years after the initial implementation under a pay-per-use pricing model.


RPP Infra Projects surges on bagging order worth Rs 16.60 crore
Livemint, March 19, 2015
RPP Infra Projects has bagged order worth Rs 16.60 crore from Mangalore Sez for Construction of Pipeline Corridor in Reach III for MSEZL. Earlier in February, the company awarded a contract from Karnataka Slum Development Board for construction of 795 Ground Floor dwelling units in Krishnaraja Area, Mysore City in state of Karnataka under Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY SCHEME) for Rs 45.80 crore.


L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 1,255 crore

Livemint, March 19, 2015
Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) Buildings & Factories Business Division has won a Rs. 825 crore from a premium developer in Bengaluru. The project encompasses design and construction of a residential building complex. The scope involves civil & structural works for 16 towers (10 towers of 27 floors each and 6 nos. of 14-floor towers). Under Power Transmission & Distribution Business, Power Grid Corporation of India has issued an order for the construction of a 765kV double circuit transmission line in Uttar Pradesh. The project is associated with the Inter-regional system strengthening scheme for Western and Northern Regions.


BHEL wins order for 120 MW Hydro Electric project in West Bengal
BSE, March 19, 2015
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited [BHEL] has won an order for setting up a 120 MW Hydro Electric Project [HEP] in the state of West Bengal. The order is for setting up of hydro generating sets and associated electro mechanical works for the 120 MW Rammam State – III HEP, has been placed on BHEL by NTPC Limited. Order valued at Rs.225 crore.


Innergex drops 150-MW wind plan, secures funds for 107 MW of HPPs
Seenews Renewable, March 18, 2015
Innergex Renewable Energy Inc has said that it will abandon the 150-MW Nodinosi wind project in Ontario and also announced the financial closure for 107 MW run-of-river hydropower projects. The Canadian green energy company said CAD 491.6 million (USD 384m/EUR 363m) in financing has been secured for the 25.3-MW Boulder Creek and the 81.4-MW Upper Lillooet River run-of-river projects. Caisse de Depot et placement du Quebec and The Canada Life Assurance Company are the lenders. The financing has been arranged by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. The two hydropower plants (HPPs) will be located in Canada’s British Columbia province. Construction started in 2013 and commercial operation is planned to commence by the end of 2016. Innergex holds a stake of 66.67% in the developer of these projects — Creek Power Inc. The remaining 33.33% are in the hands of Ledcor Power Group Ltd.


Nanotherapeutics secures $28.5M in financing for new facility
Gainesville.com, March 18, 2015
Nanotherapeutics has announced that it has secured $28.5 million in financing from White Oak Global Advisors to complete construction of its 180,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Alachua. The biotech company broke ground on the $135 million plant on 30 acres near Progress Park in October 2013.Nanotherapeutics has received $500 million in contracts and grants to make biodefense, infectious disease and influenza products, including a Department of Defense contract that could be worth up to $359 million to develop and manufacture drugs to treat bioterrorism and radiological threats.Last year, the company secured a $30 million loan from Hercules Technology Growth Capital and an $8 million loan from Trinity Capital Investment to build the facility and refinance existing debt.


Madhucon bags road project in TN
HBL, March 17, 2015
Madhucon Projects Ltd has informed BSE that the company has received the letter of award from National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for a Rs. 397-crore road project in Tamil Nadu. The project work entails improvement of two-lane road with paved shoulders from km 1.6 to km 80 (Existing Chainage) of Nagapattinam-Thanjavur Section of NH-67 under National Highway Development Project (NHDP)-III on EPC mode. This includes total design length 78.5 km road in Tamil Nadu.


Tata Motors to supply 4000 buses under second phase of national urban renewal mission
ET, March 17, 2015
Tata Motors has bagged orders for more than 4,000 buses from states transport authorities under the second phase of the union government’s national urban renewal mission. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation has also placed orders for 30 hybrids and the company is finalizing the orders with the agency.


Sunil Hitech Engineers bags road project order worth Rs 122.02 crore
Livemint, March 17, 2015
Sunil Hitech Engineers (SHEL) has bagged an order worth Rs. 122.02 crore from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways – Government of India for Rehabilitation and Upgrading to 2 lanes/2 lane with Paved shoulders configuration and strengthening of Madhugiri -Chikkaballapura -Mulbagal Section Road in the state of Karnataka. The order was bagged by company as the lead member in the SHEL -Assignia (JV) and the work is expected to be executed in around 24 months.


Feedback Infra bags $9-million project in Indonesia

The Financial Express, Mar 17, 2015
PT Feedback Infra, the Indonesian subsidiary of India’s Feedback Infra Group, has bagged a $9-million technical services project from PT Wahana Multi-Karya International to support the setting up of a 2,400-MW power project in North Sumatra. The contract is for a clutch of technical services, including project development, programme management, review engineering, project management, among others.


Eversendai bags Saudi contracts
The Star Online, March 17, 2015
Eversendai Corporation Bhd through its subsidiary won the first contract valued at RM203mil which was awarded by the BACS Joint Venture comprising of Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company, Almabani General Contractors and Consolidated Contractors Company WLL. The job is to construct the East, North & South Depots of the Riyadh Metro project – Package 1 (Lines 1 and 2) for the Riyadh Development Authority. The scope of work undertaken by Eversendai includes connection design, supply, fabrication, erection of steel work, application of intumescent fire proofing; inclusive of complete envelope cladding works for roofing and walling, and is scheduled to be completed by October 2016


Pattiseema irrigation contract awarded to MEIL

HBL, March 16, 2015
The Andhra Pradesh state government has issued a contract worth Rs.1200-crore Pattiseema lift irrigation (LI) project to infrastructure company MEIL. According to the Government, the project is aimed at utilization of flood water surplus where more than 300 TMC water goes into the sea untapped. The Government seeks this project making use of surplus water till such time the mega Polavaram project gets completed. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Naidu said, we are keen that the project gets completed within a year and help the parched Rayalaseema region.


L&T Infotech bags $10-million contract from RVNL

ET, March 16, 2015
L&T Infotech has received a $10 million contract from state-run Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL) to integrate its business functions. As per the contract, the company will deploy SAP ERP solutions to integrate business operations within RVNL. Under the terms of the agreement, L&T Infotech will also deliver data centre hosting, collaboration and networking, including e-tendering, project management, finance, HR functions as well as user support and maintenance. It will also integrate RVNL’s 24 project implementing units (PIUs) across India, including their corporate office at New Delhi.


GPT Infraprojects bags orders Valued at Rs.70.95 crore

BSE, March 15, 2015
GPT Infraprojects Limited (GPT) has announced that the company has bagged an order from Kanpur Development Authority valued at Rs.70.95 crores for the construction of Lohiya Botanical Garden in phase-I at Ganga Barrage, Kanpur. The order is planned to be completed in 18 months.


Abengoa secures USD 660m for 100-MW CSP project in S Africa

See News Renewables, March 13, 2015
Spain’s Abengoa SA and its partners have closed USD-660-million (EUR 627.4m) in non-recourse project financing for the 100-MW Xina Solar One concentrated solar power (CSP) project in South Africa. The funds come from development financial institutions such as the African Development Bank and the International Finance Corp (IFC) along with local investment banks including Nedbank and Rand Merchant Bank. The Xina Solar One project calls for a total investment of about USD 880 million. It involves the construction of a parabolic trough solar facility with a five-hour thermal energy storage system that will use molten salt. The park will be built near the city of Pofadder in the Northern Cape province and will be in proximity to Abengoa’s 100-MW KaXu Solar One plant, which has already commenced commercial operations as announced in the beginning of March. It already has a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) in place with local utility Eskom. Abengoa owns 40% of the Xina Solar One project. The Spanish company is also developing the 50-MW Khi Solar One CSP project in South Africa.


HydroChina secures USD-79m loan for 50-MW Pakistani wind project
See News Renewables, March 13, 2015
HydroChina Corp, a subsidiary of Chinese engineering and construction firm Power Construction Corp of China Ltd has said that it has signed a deal with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China or ICBC, for a USD-78.8-million (EUR 74.4m) credit line to back a 50-MW wind project in Pakistan. The move comes as the company negotiated another USD-107-million loan with ICBC for the 49.5-MW Sachal wind farm in Pakistan’s Thatta district on Feb’15.


Interserve bags £150m Rotherham biomass plant

Construction Enquirer, Mar 13, 2015
An Interserve and Babcock & Wilcox Vølund joint venture has scooped a £150m contract to build a biomass-fired power plant in Rotherham. Work on the plant will start in a few weeks, with the facility expected to come onstream in early summer 2017. Interserve’s portion of the project, which received £150m of investment from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, is worth £50m. Based in Templeborough, Rotherham, the ‘Brite’ power plant will be fired with locally sourced waste wood and have a capacity of 45 MW. Babcock & Wilcox Vølund will operate and maintain the Brite plant from 2017.


Borneo Oil bags mining contract in Pahang

The Sun Daily, March 12, 2015
Borneo Oil Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary Borneo Oil and Gas Corp Sdn Bhd (BOG) has entered into an exclusive production sharing agreement with HDL Global Sdn Bhd to carry out mining works on an exclusive basis in Pahang. The agreement includes prospecting, exploration, mining, extraction, processing, marketing, sales and collection of sales revenue with respect to all minerals and precious metals including gold. It estimates an initial financial commitment of RM5 million for preliminary exploration works, a budget of RM20 million for plant and equipment and initial working capital of RM12 million for alluvial gold mining. Under the agreement, BOG was granted sole and exclusive rights to prospect and explore the mining area for minerals and precious metals including gold. The duration of the agreement is for 20 years or the date all minerals and precious metals on the mining area have been exhausted, whichever is later.


Su-Kam to install solar inverters for Delhi Jal Board

Web India, March 12, 2015
Su-Kam, power back-up solutions provider, has bagged order for installing a 50 KW grid-tie system for the Delhi Jal Board’s Jhandewalan section in Karol Bagh. Su-Kam will be installing two grid tie inverters of 25 KW each and 200 solar photovoltaic (PV) modules of 250 watts each. A grid-tie inverter is a power inverter that converts direct current (DC) sources such as solar panels or small wind turbines into alternating current (AC) for linking with the grid. It has won this prestigious project through a tender from the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (DSIIDC)


VHCL Industries bags export order worth Rs 300 mn

IRIS, March 11, 2015
VHCL Industries has bagged an export order for Rs. 300 million from an overseas customer for supply of speciality plastic recycled granules. These granules have been developed to enhance product performance while reducing cost for the end user.


L&T unit wins orders worth Rs. 1,242 cr

HBL, March 10, 2015
L&T’s Metallurgical and Material Handling (L&T-MMH) business has secured orders worth Rs. 1,242 crore during Q4 of FY15. It has won EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) orders from SENAAT General Holding Corporation, Abu Dhabi, for its 2,40,000 TPA pipe mill project and 20,000 TPA seamless copper tube plant project. The finished products from these plants will cater to the requirements of the oil & gas and utilities industries.


Goa Shipyard bags Rs 30k-cr deal to manufacture minesweepers
The Financial Express, Mar 10, 2015
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has passed an order awarding Goa Shipyard a contract for 12 mine countermeasures vessels (MCMV) or minesweepers, worth about Rs. 30,000 crore, but through a foreign collaboration. According to GSL chairman and managing director Shekhar Mittal, this deal is of great significance as it will bring in Rs 30,000 crore to spur Goa’s shipbuilding industry with technology that is not available in any other part of the country. It will be a major game changer in a system where we waited 15 years. A fresh procurement case is to be made out under the ‘Buy and Make (Indian)’ category for the MCMVs now. Foreign collaboration would be invited for the project. The navy has a total requirement of 24 MCMVs.


KNR Constructions has received its first international orders worth of Rs. 515.33 crores
BSE, March 10, 2015
KNR Construction Limited with its ( 51:49)JV Spectra Engineers Limited ( SEL-KNR JV) has received an order from Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Office of the Project Director, CCORRP, Chittagong Development Authority, Chittagong for Chittagong city outer ring road project . The project is planned to be completed within 36 months from the appointed date. Approximate order value is around Rs.515.33 crores.


EVS receives $1M order from New Home Goods manufacturer in China
Nasdaq, March 9, 2015
Elbit Vision Systems Ltd, a global provider of vision technology for automatic surface inspection and in-line quality monitoring systems, has announced that it has received the first order from a new, major Home Goods manufacturer in China for its legacy product, IQ-TEX4, totaling over $1 million. The order consists of multiple components for textile web inspection, including IQ-TEX4 inspection systems, iSync infrared synchronization systems, and optimized maps for high-speed debatching machines. EVS will be delivering approximately $450 thousand worth of components, while handling the primary contractor responsibilities for the remaining $550 thousand of third party equipment.


Indsur Global bags $10 million order from Global Industrial Group (GIG) of Russia
The Times of India, March 9, 2015
Indsur Global Ltd, a manufacturer of power infrastructure castings, has tied up with Global Industrial Group (GIG) of Russia for the supply of castings. The initial order commitment is valued at $10 million and will be supplied in the next eighteen months.


Ceona secures LOI for GoM pipelay project
E&P, March 9, 2015
London-based heavy subsea construction contractor Ceona secured a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the company’s flagship field development vessel, the Ceona Amazon. This will be Ceona’s first rigid pipelay project in the GoM for Houston-based Walter Oil & Gas Corp. The Ceona Amazon will be deployed for the Coelacanth Export Pipelines project. It will install oil and a gas export line tying the new Coelacanth platform into existing pipeline infrastructure. There will be 22.6 m (about 36 km) of pipeline. Project management and engineering work has started in Ceona’s Houston office.


WCT JV secures RM1.2b Qatar building contract

The Star Online, March 9, 2015
WCT Holdings Bhd joint venture has bagged a RM1.2bil contract in Qatar to build the roads, utilities and underground car parks in Doha. WCT has said its 70:30 joint venture with Al-Ali Projects Co (W.L.L.) has accepted the contract from Lusail Real Estate Development Company for all the project. It added the scope of works for the contract includes construction of the commercial boulevard, internal roads, utilities, five small size LRT station and four two-levels of underground car parks.
The works are expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2017.


Man Infraconstruction secures order worth Rs 96.8 crore

Live Mint, Mar 9, 2015
Man Infraconstruction has received a new order worth approximately Rs 96.8 crore for Construction of civil works and approach road works for Residential development project ‘Godrej City – Phase I’ at Panvel, from Godrej Group.


Bina Puri bags RM128.5m spa resort project

The Sun Daily, March 6, 2015
Bina Puri Holdings Bhd has clinched a RM128.5 million contract to construct a spa resort complex in Kuala Terengganu, called the Movenpick Spa Resort. The contract was awarded by Success Diar Sdn Bhd on Feb 27, 2015 and will be undertaken by Bina Puri’s wholly-owned subsidiary Bina Puri Sdn Bhd.
The project involves the construction, supervision, testing and commissioning as well as completing eight blocks of two-storey, three-storey and five-storey high buildings, nine pavilions, a spa and a multi-purpose building and related facilities (Package 2). The Movenpick Spa Resort is located on a 10.1ha beachfront site at Chendering and is scheduled to be completed in 22 months.


Trimula bags coal mine in Jharkhand
BS, Mar 6, 2015
Trimula Industries has bagged the Meral coal block mine at Rs. 727 (per tonne) in Jharkhand, taking the total number of mines won by companies to five.


KEC International bags orders worth Rs. 1,243 cr

HBL, March 5, 2015
KEC International, an RPG Group company, has secured orders worth Rs. 1,243 crore in its transmission and distribution, railways and cables businesses. In transmission and distribution, it has secured orders worth Rs. 995 crore from domestic and international markets. In its railways business, the company has bagged an order worth Rs. 137 crore for railway electrification from Central Organization of Railway Electrification.The cables division has got orders worth Rs. 111 crore for power and telecom cables.


Pakistan awards US$1.4 billion contract for 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project on Jhelum River
HydroWorld.com, Mar 4, 2015
Pakistan’s Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it has awarded a US$1.4 billion contract for development of the 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project on the Jhelum River in the Rawalpindi district of Pakistan, to a group of Pakistani and Chinese investors that includes China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Ltd. (CTGC). Published information indicates 93% of the project’s funding is through CTGC and the remaining 7% from Pakistan-based Associated Technologies (Private) Ltd. The National Transmission and Dispatch Company Ltd. (NTDC) of Pakistan plan to complete the project by 2020.
Karot Power Co. (Private) Ltd. will operate the run-of-river hydroelectric power plant, which includes an underground powerhouse that will generate electricity from four 183-MW Francis turbine units. The powerhouse will be located in the province of Punjab and the Karot Dam, a concrete gravity dam, will be built on the Jhelum River.


WA firm Civmec wins $73m Perth Stadium steel contract

Perth now, Mar 4 , 2015
A WA firm has been awarded a $73 million steelwork contract for the new $1 billion Perth Stadium at Burswood. The contract, which includes the supply and installation of more than 14,000 tonnes of structural steel, was awarded to Henderson-based Civmec Construction and Engineering. The steel will be used for the five-level stadium superstructure and fabric canopy over 85 per cent of the 60,000 seats. The supply and installation of steel is one of the largest contracts for the three-year construction phase of the new Perth Stadium. Civmec, which is also working on the Elizabeth Quay development, will start work on the new stadium this month. Construction of the stadium started in December and will take three years to complete. It is due to open in time for the start of the 2018 AFL season.


HHIC bags orders for two LPG carriers
IHS Maritime 360, Mar 4, 2015
South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HCIC) has won orders for two LPG carriers. The price of the two carriers is KRW114.9 billion (USD104.166 million), working out to USD52.83 million per ship. The capacity of each ship is 38,000 m³ but would not reveal the customer’s identity, except to say that the party is a Southeast Asian shipowner. The ships would be constructed in HHIC’s Subic Bay yard.


Panorama Tower secures $340M construction loan

South Florida, Mar 4, 2015
Florida East Coast Realty obtained a $340 million construction loan for its 83-story Panorama Tower on Brickell. Wells Fargo Bank, acting as an administrative agent for a group of lenders, provided the mortgage to TWJ 1101 LLC, an affiliate of Florida East Coast Realty, whose principal Tibor Hollo signed off on the loan. Construction has started on the project at 1101 Brickell Ave. The developer is counting on funds from the EB-5 visa program for about 20 percent of the $800-million project.


IL&FS Transportation bags Rs251 crore order
Sharekhan, 3 Mar, 2015
IL&FS Transportation Networks has received a Letter of award for development of 8 Railway Over Bridges (ROBs) in the state of Gujarat under PPP mode on annuity basis. The project has a concession period of 17.5 years (incl. construction period of 2.5 years) at a total project cost of Rs.250.85 crores. The Semi-Annual Annuity payable will be Rs.21.99 Crores for a period of 15 years.


CCCC Secures Foundation Order for 50MW Wind Farm

Offshore WindBiz, Mar 3, 2015
CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won a bid for the wind turbine foundation construction and installation works of the 50MW offshore wind power project at Pinghai Bay, Putian, Fujian Province.
The contract value is EUR 34.14 million (CNY 240 million) with a construction period of 411 calendar days.With a proposed total installed capacity of 50MW (10 wind generating units, 5MW per unit) and a hub installation height of 100 meters, the project involves construction of the wind turbine foundation, metal structure installation, submarine cable laying, wind turbine installation and corresponding auxiliary facilities.


Alstom receives turbine order for Uganda’s 600-MW Karuma hydropower plant
HydroWorld.com, Mar 3, 2015
Chinese engineering and construction company Sinohydro has awarded Alstom a US$65 million contract to provide equipment and technical services for Uganda’s Karuma hydropower plant. The 600 MW project will be located on the Victoria Nile River in Kiryadongo and Oyam districts about 15 kilometers downstream of Karuma Falls. As per the contract, Alstom (LSE: ALO) is to provide six 100 MW Francis turbine generator sets and related equipment, with Alstom Hydro China being responsible for its design, manufacture, and supervision in installation, commissioning and testing. HydroWorld.com reported that work on the $2 billion plant stalled in June 2013 due to a lack of funds before China provided a $500 million credit. The contract is the third awarded to Alstom by Sinohydro, with others including equipment for Ghana’s 400-MW Bui and the Ivory Coast’s 270-MW Soubre hydroelectric plants.


Ericsson bags three contracts in India
Web India Mar 2, 2015
Swedish multinational provider of communications technology and services has bagged three contracts announced in the Mobile World Congress 2015 — one each from Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Tata Sky. Bharti Airtel has signed a two-year extension of its existing multi-vendor, multi-technology managed services deal with Ericsson. Under the terms of the new agreement, Ericsson will manage 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, Intelligent Network, LAN/WAN and Wi-Fi technologies in 15 circles Idea Cellular has awarded a three-year contract to Ericsson to drive data growth and enhance the mobile broadband experience for its customers in Delhi. Ericsson has also announced that it has enabled Tata Sky, Indias leading direct-to-home (DTH) operator, to launch the first commercial 4K video service in the subcontinent.


REG secures contract for solar project
AJ Bell Youinvest, Mar 2, 2015
Renewable Energy Generation Limited has announced that it has secured a contract for its 12MWp Netley Landfill ground-mounted solar PV project in the first allocation round of the UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) regime. The project is being developed in partnership with Veolia, on its restored landfill site at Netley in Hampshire. The Netley Landfill Solar project, in Hampshire, was one of three solar schemes to successfully secure a CfD for delivery in 2016-17 at a strike price of £79.23 per MWh.
REG expects the project to be completed by the end of 2016.


JBM Auto receives order for 200 Buses
India Infoline March 02, 2015
JBM Auto Ltd has informed BSE that the Bus division of the Company has received orders for 200 Buses. The orders constitute buses for City, Staff, School, and Tarmac applications. The Company shall start the production of the buses this month i.e. March, 2015 onwards. Earlier last month, JBM had announced that it will be investing Rs. 100 crore in upgrading the manufacturing facilities of its Chennai plant, which will increase its production numbers to 100,000 components per day.


Hilmarc’s bags Iloilo center contract
Inquirer, March 2, 2015
Hilmarc’s Construction Corp. (HCC) has bagged a P185-million contract for the second phase of the P747-million Iloilo Convention Center (ICC). Edilberto Tayao, Western Visayas director of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), said that the contract was awarded to HCC. HCC’s bid was 1.59 percent lower than the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) of P188,684,036.64. The HCC, which is also the contractor of the controversial Makati City Hall Building II, was awarded the contract for the first phase through negotiated procurement after two failed public biddings.The contract for the second phase of the project provides for the phase completion within 150 days. The second phase involves mainly finishing works including power, water and glass fixtures, and the installation of two escalators and three elevators.


Power Grid wins Rs 6,000 cr Gadarwara Project in MP

BS, Feb 27, 2015
Power Grid Corporation of India has won the Rs. 6,000-crore Gadarwara A & B project in Madhya Pradesh. The bids were called by Rural Electrification Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the ministry of power for the Gadarwara transmission project. The project would evacuate the power generated from the upcoming 1600 MW thermal power project of NTPC in Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh.


Sadbhav Engineering wins project worth Rs 459 crore from NHAI
ET, Feb 27, 2015
Sadbhav Engineering has won the bid for a NHAI project worth Rs. 459 crore for four-laning a section of National Highway-65 (NH) in Haryana. The order is for four-laning of Ambala-Kaithal section from 56.860 kms to 95.360 kms (length 44.50 kms) in the state of Haryana of NH-65 with paved shoulder under National Highway Development Project (NHDP) on EPC mode. The quoted price is Rs 459 crore and the construction period is 2.5 years with a maintenance period of four years. The company has also been declared the successful bidder for upgradation of 109.95 kms stretch of state highway in Karnataka for Rs 317.05 crore.


IJM bags RM1.19b contract to upgrade Kuantan Port

The Edge Markets, Feb 27, 2015
IJM Corp Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, IJM Construction Sdn Bhd, has bagged a RM1.19 billion contract from Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd (KPC) to construct a new deepwater terminal in Kuantan Port, Pahang. IJM has said that it will take 36 months to complete the project. According to IJM’s website, KPC was given a concession period of 30 years to operate Kuantan Port in 1998. With the development of the new terminal, IJM said it will sign a new privatisation agreement for 30 years, with an option to extend another 30 years. The group added that it plans to expand the port to cater for ships up to 200,000 deadweight tonne, with an expected operation to commence as early as 2016.


ICF bags defence order for Rs. 300-cr.

The Hindu, Feb 27, 2015
The Integral Coach Factory has bagged a Rs. 300-crore order from the Ministry of Defence for manufacturing customised coaches for the Army. The order is to manufacture 72 specially designed coaches, including 40 two-tier AC compartments, will be utilized for transportation of defence personnel and equipment.


BEL-Rolta consortium bags Rs.50,000-cr Defence project

HBL, Feb 26, 2015
A Bharat Electronics Ltd-Rolta India consortium has bagged the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) development agency order for the Battlefield Management System (BMS) project, worth over Rs. 50,000 crores. BMS is an awareness and visualisation system that aims to optimise the effectiveness of tactical units. According to PC Jain, Director–Marketing, BEL, This prestigious project is meant to deliver command and control capabilities to personnel operating at the battlefront, at the battalion and combat group levels.


Amtek auto bags fresh order worth 2,100 cr

ET, Feb 26, 2015
Amtek Auto has recently bagged fresh orders worth 2,100 crore for delivery spread over two years. The new orders, from three major OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) with facilities in India, are for iron cast and machined cylinder blocks and heads for both the auto and non-auto sectors. Amtek would be supplying cylinder blocks with its thin-wall technology to a major passenger car company in India for its upcoming automotive engine plant in western India. It also made a fresh supply agreement with an American engine manufacturer in the non-auto sector.The third is an Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer which will source engine blocks and machining equipment from Amtek. It refused to share other details of the clients.


Trina Solar Secures Funding For 1 GW Solar Power Projects
Clean Technica, Feb 26, 2015
Trina Solar has entered into a partnership with two strategic investors to set up 1 GW solar power capacity across China. According to an agreement, private equity firm Jiuzhou Investment and PingAn Trust, part of the PingAn Insurance group, will invest in solar power projects to be developed by Trina Solar. The investment would initially be in the form of debt financing, but the investors would have the option to convert that into equity stakes in the projects.


Infinergy secures CfDs for 216 MW of Scottish wind projects
See News Renewables, Feb 26, 2015
British firm Infinergy has said that it has won contracts for Differences (CfDs) for 216 MW of Scottish onshore wind projects at a strike price of GBP 82.50 (USD 128.17/EUR 112.74) per MWh. More specifically, the wind farm developer has secured CfDs for its 177-MW Dorenell and 39-MW Tom nan Clach projects in Scotland. The two wind parks are expected to be completed in 2018-2019. Infinergy currently has permission to install 59 turbines of up to 3 MW apiece in Moray as part of the Dorenell project. It has already lodged planning applications to erect an additional four 3.3-MW turbines at the same site and thus increase the capacity of the wind farm to 190.2 MW.


Pennar bags orders worth Rs.150 cr

HBL, 25, Feb 2015
Pennar Industries and its subsidiaries Pennar Engineered Building Systems (PBS Pennar) and Pennar Enviro have announced they have bagged orders worth Rs.150 crore across divisions. These orders were from various companies including Phoenix, UltraTech Cement, JSW Cement, United Spirits, Azure Power, Mahindra EPC, Sterling & Wilson, and L&T GeoStructure.


Steel Strips Wheels bags euro 5.8-mn order from Renault Brazil

PTI, 25, Feb 2015
Steel Strips Wheels Ltd (SSWL) has bagged an export order worth euro 5.8 million (Rs 40.9 crore) from Renault Brazil. The order value is worth euro 5.8 million for a total supply of 7,60,000 wheels.


Conrad bags LNG order
Trade Wind, Feb 25, 2015
Conrad Industries has won the first US order for an LNG bunkering barge. WesPac Midstream and partner Clean Marine Energy (CME) has said that they struck the deal with the US builder’s Conrad Orange Shipyard in Texas. The unit will be used to fuel LNG-fuelled ships owned by Saltchuk Resources-controlled Tote, which operates in the US cabotage trades protected by the US Jones Act.
The 2,200-cbm barge will be delivered in 2016. It will be outfitted with a Mark II Flex containment system by France’s Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT). Conrad will build the containment system under a license deal with GTT. The price tag for the order was not revealed.


Keepmoat secures contract wins worth more than £12m in the North East
Keepmoat, Feb 25, 2015
Housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat has secured contracts worth more than £12 million in the North East including a £3.9 million contract with Newcastle City Council to build a mixed development of homes for private sale as well as social rented properties. Construction work will start at the development at Dinnington in June 2015 and will also include a £20 million scheme to build 133 homes for sale by Keepmoat Homes, alongside a 25-unit apartment block and five five bedroom dementia friendly bungalows, four Tyneside flats and two bungalows . Darlington Borough Council has also appointed Keepmoat to refurbish 184 roofs on properties in the Hundens Lane area of Darlington. Work on the six month contract will start in January 2015.
The £900k contract is part of a two-year framework with the possibility of an extension through to 2015/16.Keepmoat has also won two contracts worth £3.9 million with Thirteen Housing in Stockton. The contract will see Keepmoat deliver External Wall Insulation and Roofline works to 286 homes on the Hardwick and Tilery estates. The works which will start in November will also see Keepmoat carry out internal modernisations to some properties.


Kuwaiti firm CGC wins Abu Dhabi road contract

Tradearabia, Feb 23 2015
Kuwait-based Combined Group Contracting Company (CGC) has been awarded a tender to build asphalt roads in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The tender is worth Dh7 million ($1.9 million) with a duration of 135 days.


Arabtec wins $253m Saudi oil and gas work

gulfnews.com 22 Feb, 2015
UAE-based builder Arabtec has said that a wholly owned subsidiary has won Dh930 million ($253 million) of contracts in Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas industry. The projects include upgrading liquefied gas and refinery facilities for national oil firm Saudi Aramco.


Rajesh Exports bags export order worth Rs 732 crore

BS, Feb 23 2015
Rajesh Exports has bagged an order worth Rs 732 crore of designer range of gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions from M/s Al Mahek Jewellery, UAE. The order is to be completed by 31 March 2015.


Monnet Ispat & Energy wins coal block in Chattisgarh

PTI, Feb 22, 2015
Monnet Ispat & Energy has bagged Gare Palma IV/7 (coal mine) in Chattisgarh. According to Coal Secretary Anil Swarup, Monnet Ispat is the highest bidder at Rs. 2,619 (per tonne).


Balco bags one more mine in Chhattisgarh

The Hindu, Feb 21, 2015

Bharat Aluminium Company (Balco) has bagged Gare Palma IV-1 mine at Rs 1,585 (per tonne) . Earlier, Balco has bagged Chotia mine, both mines are in the state of Chattisgarh.


ITD Cementation bags Rs. 2,168 crore contract

The Hindu, Feb 20, 2015
ITD Cementation has said that it has received Rs. 2,168 crore order for carrying out the dredging and reclamation works for the 4th container terminal at the country’s largest port JNPT. The order has been awarded by Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals, a subsidiary of the port developer, PSA Singapore.


Gamesa Signs 150 MW Order In Brazil
Clean Technica, Feb 20, 2015
Spanish wind energy company Gamesa has announced a firm order for 150 MW in Brazil. The company will provide 54 G114-2.0 MW turbines to several farms within the União dos Ventos complex located across several towns in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, in north-eastern Brazil. Expected completion for the project is expected by the end of 2017. Another 13 of Gamesa’s G97-2.0 MW turbines will be installed at the Papagaio and Coqueirinho wind farms, and 8 more G97-2.0 MW will be delivered to the Tamanduá Mirim 2 wind farm, located in the state of Bahia. These projects are expected to begin operating in the first half of 2016.


Technip Awarded a Substantial Contract for a New Fertilizer Unit in Slovak Republic
marketwatch.com 20 Feb, 2015

Technip (TEC) was awarded by Duslo a.s. a substantial contract on lumpsum turnkey basis to develop the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a new ammonia production unit in the existing fertilizer complex located in Sal’a, Slovak Republic.


TAL Manufacturing bags $19-million order from Rolls-Royce

BS, Feb 19, 2015
Rolls-Royce has awarded a contract worth over $19 million to TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. (TAL), a Tata enterprise and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd for manufacture and supply of precision aero engine components for Trent XWB and Trent 1000 aero engines. The contract will run until 2022.


Hawkins secures two geo-thermal power projects in Indonesia

Scoop.Co.Nz , Feb 19, 2015
Hawkins team, in joint venture with Indonesian partner Banguan Cipta Kontractor (BCK) has secured Lumut Balai and Karaha geothermal power station projects, owned by state-owned Pertamina Geothermal Energy. Lumut Balai is located in South West Sumatra on a remote site some 1300m above sea level. Hawkins has been appointed to design, procure and construct the civil and building services work to the power plant plus the installation of all Toshiba supplied power plant equipment. The contract also includes the commission of all above ground steamfield activities. The project period is 24 months from January 2015. The Karaha power plant, is located in West Java, 1200m above sea level and is also a design, procurement and construction services contract to house the Alstom supplied power plant equipment as well as commissioning all above ground steamfield activities. The project will last around 23 months from January 2015.


Hindalco bags Gare Palma coal mine

HBL, Feb 19, 2015
Aditya Birla group firm Hindalco Industries has won the Gare Palma IV/5 mine at Rs 3,502 per tonne in Chhattisgarh. Hindalco has bagged two mines out of the 13 put on offer so far. Further, Hindalco Industries has also won Kathautia coal mine in Jharkhand.


Infosys bags multi-million dollar deal from ABN AMRO

The Hindu, Feb 18, 2015

Infosys has informed that it has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal with ABN AMRO to provide IT services to the retail and commercial bank. Infosys, a strategic partner of ABN AMRO, will deliver services across application development and maintenance, testing and product implementation


Excel Gas & Equipments bags contracts from pharma majors

PharmaBiz Feb 17, 2015
Excel Gas & Equipments has received huge contracts from IOCL, Novartis, GVK Bioscience, Syngenta and Indian Institute of Science Education & Research. The contract includes understanding client requirement, design, procurement, installation and of gas handling systems.


NTPC awards Rs 119 cr contract to Crompton Greaves
BS, Feb 17, 2015
Crompton Greaves (CG), a Avantha Group Company, has been awarded with a Rs 119-crore contract by National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), for the design, manufacturing and supply of generator step-up (GSU) transformers for its largest capacity, 800 MW super-critical thermal power plant at Darlipali in Odisha. The order comprises 315 MVA 765kV single phase GSU transformers, 85 MVA 765 kV tie transformers and 80 MVAR shunt reactors. The project is scheduled to be completed in thirty-two months.


Uhde Inventa-Fischer wins contract to set up polyamide 6 plant in Poland
BS, Feb 17, 2015

The engineering company Uhde Inventa-Fischer has bagged a major contract from the Polish chemical group Grupa Azoty to build a polyamide 6 plant in Tarnow, Poland. The multiline plant will have a total capacity of 80,000 metric tonnes per year of polyamide 6 for film applications and engineering plastics.
The polymerisation plant will use Uhde Inventa-Fischer’s two-stage polyamide 6 process. The technological highlight of the plant will be the cost-effective, feedstock-saving Overproportional Refeeding Process (OPRP) developed by Uhde Inventa-Fischer. This process allows the caprolactam extract that accumulates on all production lines to be fed back to a single line and polymerised to high-quality polyamide 6. The overall design concept enables the plant to be integrated into the existing industrial complex, thus allowing the use of existing infrastructure as well as the direct supply of the caprolactam feedstock that is produced in Grupa Azoty’s plant. Uhde Inventa-Fischer’s scope of supplies includes the know-how license, basic engineering and supply of all equipment as well as supervision of the construction and commissioning activities.


Mytrah bags 220MW wind power project from Andhra Pradesh

HBL, Feb 17, 2015

Wind energy major Mytrah Energy Ltd has announced that it has bagged a 220MW project from the Andhra Pradesh government. The project will be installed in Kurnool district and is expected to be commissioned in 18 months


Richa Industries bags order worth Rs 260 mn
Myiris, Feb 16, 2015
Richa Industries has announced that the company has bagged an order worth Rs 260 million for its PEB division from Bihar State Building Construction Corporation (BSBCCL) to construct warehouses at different locations in the state of Bihar. The project involves the construction of seven warehouses with the capacity of 5000 MT each at the location of Bhagalpur, Munger, Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura, Jamui Begusarai and Khargaria. The complete scope of work entails engineering design, fabrication, shipment, erection and commission of building. Richa has to complete the project in 10 months.


Jyoti Structures has bagged orders worth Rs 582 crore for transmission line projects
ET, Feb 16, 2015
Gulf Jyoti International LLC Dubai, a joint venture of Jyoti Structures Ltd and Gulf Investment Corporation of Kuwait have recently secured several prestigious export and domestic orders for transmission lines.The projects include Rs. 310 crore order for 400 kv transmission line project in Sultanate of Oman, Rs. 32 crore 400 kv transmission line project from DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dubai and Rs. 240 crore orders for various projects for fabrication and supply of transmission line steel structures.


MBL Infrastructures wins project worth Rs 234.44 crore
BS, Feb 16, 2015

MBL Infrastructures has announced that the company has been awarded the project of restoration of Saran mine canal and its distribution system, Bihar, on EPC basis worth Rs. 234.44 crore with a construction period of 30 months under Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP) of Ministry of Water Resources.


Mytrah Energy wins 220MW order from Andhra Pradesh

Livemint, Feb 16, 2015
Wind energy producer Mytrah Energy Ltd has won an order from the Andhra Pradesh government to supply 220MW. Mytrah will construct a wind energy project in Kurnool district in AP; the project is expected to be commissioned in 18 months.


KeyBank secures $25.92M for Illinois student housing apartment {doubt}
REjournals.com, Jan, 29, 2015
KeyBank Real Estate Capital has secured $25.92 million in CMBS financing for Enclave West, a 552-bed student housing apartment complex in Edwardsville, IL. Located 20 miles northeast of downtown St. Louis, the 98.4% occupied property was built in 2013-14. It is the closest off-campus student housing property to the University of Southern Illinois Edwardsville. Randy Martin of KeyBank Real Estate Capital Markets arranged a $22.68 million non-recourse, fixed rate CMBS first mortgage and a $3.24 million full recourse, fixed rate Life Company mezzanine loan for the borrower.


Vattenfall secures land for 122-MW Danish wind park
Seenews Renewabl, Jan 27, 2015
Swedish utility Vattenfall AB has said that it has acquired land for the construction of its up to 122.1-MW Norrekaer Enge II wind farm in Denmark. The wind power facility will comprise 37 turbines with a capacity of between 3 MW and 3.3 MW each. The machines will be installed in the village of Kolby, northern Jutland. Vattenfall is the largest owner and operator of onshore wind farms in Denmark. The company’s goal for the country is to add 250 MW of fresh wind capacity by 2018-2019.


SunEdison To Develop 5GW Of Wind And Solar In Karnataka

Energy Matters Jan 14, 2015
SunEdison, Inc. has announced the signing of a MoU with the state government of Karnataka in India to develop five gigawatts of solar energy and wind power in the state over the next five years. As in other states in India, many residents of Karnataka do not have access to electricity or supply is intermittent


Rio in talks to sell uranium to India.
Miningaustralia Jan 14, 2015
As part of Rio Tinto’s plan to do more business with India, the company is in talks to sell the country its uranium. Rio Tinto hopes to open a $US2 billion iron ore mine and a $US500 million diamond mine in India.


Kerman wins $23m Nova contract.
au.news Jan 14, 2015
Kerman Contracting says it has won a $23 million contract to design and build accommodation facilities for Sirius Resources’ Nova nickel project near Balladonia. Kerman will begin work on the 496-person camp this month with work expected to be completed by August.


Qatar Petroleum, Shell halt $6.4bn petrochemical project

Reuters Jan 14, 2015
Qatar Petroleum and Shell had decided not to proceed with their $6.4 billion Al Karaana petrochemical project in the Gulf state, the region’s second big energy project to be shelved since oil prices began to plunge late last year. Prices quoted by contractors to build the huge complex showed the project was “commercially unfeasible, particularly in the current economic climate prevailing in the energy industry”, the two companies said in a joint statement on Wednesday.


Shah sour gas project begins operations.
Khaleej Times Jan 14, 2015
Abu Dhabi’s Shah Sour Gas project went into commissioning this week, with the production of 100 million standard cubic feet a day, which will eventually reach 600 million standard cubic feet this year, said Abdullah Nasir Al Suwaidi, director general of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc).


Metro Mining doubles Bauxite Hill resource
Miningweekly Jan 13, 2015
Metro Mining has more than doubled the direct shipping ore (DSO) inferred resource at its Bauxite Hills, in Queensland. The company reported that a 24.9-million-tonne DSO inferred resource had now been estimated at the BH1 deposit, at Bauxite Hills, taking the project’s total inferred DSO resource to 47-million tonnes


Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. Initiates Winter Drill Program at Hook Lake
Juniorminingnetwork Jan 13, 2015
Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Purepoint”) (TSX VENTURE:PTU) today reported that drilling has commenced at the Hook Lake Project on the Western edge of the Athabasca Basin Saskatchewan. The project adjoins Fission Uranium Corp’s Patterson Lake property where late last week they announced the 43-101 resource estimate of over 105 million lbs U3O8 for their Triple R deposit.


Bajaj Electrical Bags Orders worth Rs. 5.66 bn
IRIS Feb 13, 2015
Bajaj Electricals, consumer electrical equipments manufacturing company based in Mumbai has bagged a new order worth Rs. 5.66 billion from North Bihar Power Distriinfrbution Company (NBPDCL). This order is for supply and erection works of 33/11 kvPSS, augmentation of power transformer and distribution transformers.


Cipla wins Global Fund ARV tender of USD 188.95 million
Pharmabiz Febry 13, 2015

Cipla, a global pharmaceutical company announces that it has been awarded USD 188.95 million of Global Fund ARV Tender and has been selected as a ‘Panel Supplier’ for a supplier partnership agreement. The contract is effective from January 01, 2015 and will run for a period of three years. The supplies will begin from Q4 FY 2015.


ABB to help Belgium’s grid accept more wind
Renewable Feb 13, 2015
Swiss-Swedish industrial group ABB has won a USD-35-million (EUR 30.7m) deal to improve Belgium’s power grid so that it can accommodate more wind power capacity.
ABB said the contract has been awarded by Belgian electricity transmission system operator Elia. It calls for the design, delivery and commissioning of a 420-kV gas-insulated switchgear and 130-MVAr shunt reactors that will be installed in three 380-kV substations.


Alstom bags £45m deal to build geothermal plant in Java

Businessgreen, Feb 12, 2015

French company Alstom has won a €61m (£45m) contract to build a 30MW geothermal energy plant in Indonesia. Alstom has been contracted by Indonesian developer PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy to build one of a number of new plants in the country. The latest scheme, in West Java, is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.


ThomasLloyd secures IFC loan for 180 MW of Philippine renewable
SeeNews Renewables, Feb 12, 2015
The International Finance Corp (IFC) has given final approval to a senior debt facility which global investor ThomasLloyd Group will use to refinance 180 MW of solar and biomass projects in the Philippines. ThomasLloyd is currently working on 110 MW of solar and 70 MW of biomass projects on Negros Island. These include a 22-MW solar scheme in San Carlos City financed through a Renewable Energy Payment Agreement under the Philippines’ Renewable Energy Act. The company expects to finish the next phase of projects in the second quarter of the year.


ABB Wins $100 Million Danish Subsea Cable Order For Offshore Wind Farm
Clean Technica, Feb 11, 2015
ABB has won an order to build a cable system that will integrate the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm off the coast of Denmark to the national mainland grid, an order worth over $100 million. ABB will lay a cable capable of conducting the planned-600 MW worth of wind energy from the Krigers Flak A and B wind farms to Rødvig, in Denmark. ABB will design, supply, and install the three high-voltage AC 220 kilovolt three-core submarine cables across a distance of approximately 100 kilometres (44 kilometres from each of the platforms to the shore, and 11 kilometres between the two wind platforms).
The project is expected to be commissioned in 2018.


GPTINFRA bags orders valued at Rs. 145.40 crores

BSE, Feb 11 2015
GPT Infraprojects Limited has informed that the company has received two orders, first is from Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners for the construction of different bridges with viaduct in Sundarban Region at Sagar, Namkhana, Pathar Pratima and Kakdwip Block in the district of South 24 Paraganas, West Bengal. The order is planned to be completed in 18 months. The order value is Rs.72.45 crores. The company has received its second order from Cochin Port Trust in JV with Geo Foundation & Structures Private Limited for the construction of flyover including GIDA bridge no.2 at Vallarpadam in Cochin. The order is scheduled to be completed in 15 months. The order value is Rs.59.97 crores.


Siemens bags wind turbines order from Pattern Energy for US project
Greentechlead Feb10, 2015
Siemens said it bagged an order from Pattern Energy Group to supply and install SWT-2.3-108 87 wind turbines for the Logan’s Gap Wind project in the US. The 200-MW project, located in Comanche County, Texas, will create clean energy to power 50,000 homes in Texas annually.


Zensar wins Rs. 190-crore orders

HBL, Feb 9, 2015
Software and infrastructure services provider Zensar Technologies has bagged new business worth nearly 190 crore in its application management services business. According to Nitin Parab, Chief Executive, Enterprise Applications business, Zensar Technologies, Zensar’s applications business has shown significant traction in all key markets across US, Africa and Europe. This new business includes new logos as well as renewal of significant engagements with existing clients in key markets and verticals.


Inox Wind bags 166-mw contract from Green Infra

ET, Feb 9, 2015
Inox Wind has received a 166 mw contract from Green Infra, a company promoted by IDFC PE Fund, to set up projects in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in the sector where the government has restored tax benefits to promote clean energy. Under the contract, the company will develop and construct the projects on a turnkey basis, supply 83 units of 2 mw wind turbine generators and undertake long-term operations and maintenance. The projects are likely to be commissioned in phases by December.


Siemens bags orders worth Rs 450 cr

HBL, Feb 9, 2015

Siemens has secured orders worth about Rs. 450 crore from the Diesel Locomotive Works of the Indian Railways for locomotive equipment. Siemens will supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of three-phase propulsion systems for diesel electric locomotives and traction motors.


Supreme Infrastructure India secures orders worth Rs 413.49 crore
APN News, Feb 7, 2015
Supreme Infrastructure India Limited (SIIL) has bagged two work orders in Bihar worth Rs. 413.50 crore in its power distribution vertical. The first is a turnkey basis project under 12th plan of Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana which entails erection and civil works of material and equipment for village electrification in Supaul district of Bihar. This project was awarded by North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd Patna and valued at Rs. 234.87 crore. The second project has been issued by South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd Patna worth Rs.178.62 crores.


SOCAR Cape JV Bags $65M Services Contracts for Shah Deniz Project
Rigzone, Feb 6, 2015

UK’s Cape plc has announced that its SOCAR Cape joint venture has been awarded three significant contracts in Azerbaijan. The contracts are for the supply of services to projects that are part of the development of the Shah Deniz field, a major natural gas development in Azerbaijan. In aggregate the three contracts are expected to be worth in excess of $65 million for the joint venture. The joint venture agreement with the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) was entered into in 2010 and is 51 percent owned by SOCAR and 49 percent owned by Cape.


HAL bags Rs. 1,090-cr contract from IAF

HBL, Feb 5, 2015
HAL has bagged a major defence contract for supplying 14 Do-228 aircraft manufactured by it to the Indian Air Force (IAF).Apart from these aircraft, the contract valued at around Rs. 1,090 crore includes six reserve engines, one flight simulator and associated equipment.


Panacea Biotec bags Rs. 83 cr order to supply EasyFive-TT vaccine
PTI, Feb 4, 2015
Panacea Biotec has said that it has received an order from Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) for supply of 5.99 million doses of EasyFive-TT (DTP-HepB-Hib) fully liquid Pentavalent Vaccine for calendar year 2015 and 2016. Estimated order value is worth $13.49 (Rs.83 crores) million.


Gasco awards Spain’s Tecnicas $700m gas contract

The National, Feb 4, 2015

Abu Dhabi Gas Industries, known as Gasco has announced that it has awarded a US$700 million contract to Spain’s Tecnicas Reunidas for a major natural gas expansion project aimed at alleviating the emirate’s gas shortage. The contract is for “package 3” of the huge Integrated Gas Development (IGD) expansion project, which aims to yield 400 million cubic feet of gas from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s offshore oilfields by 2017.


Muhibbah Engineering secures RM116m contract at Pengerang

The Star Online, Feb 4, 2015
Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd has secured a US$32mil (RM116mil) contract to design and build temporary construction facilities in Pengerang, Johor. It has bagged the contract from Tecnicas Reunidas, S.A. Group for package III of Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s Refinery and Petrochemicals Integrated Development (Rapid) project. Tecnicas Reunidas was awarded by Petronas as an EPCC contractor for Package III, the construction of kerosene hydrotreating unit, diesel hydrotreating unit, naphtha hydrotreating unit, cracked naphtha hydrotreating unit, and continuous catalytic reformer units in the Rapid project. The construction is scheduled to commence in first quarter of 2015 and is expected to be completed by first quarter 2016.


ARSS Infra Projects Jumps on Rs 183 Crore Railway Order

NDTV Profit, Feb 4, 2015
ARSS Infrastructure Projects has bagged an order worth Rs. 183.2 crore from the Indian Railways, to construct roadbed and bridges. The company has also informed that it has received orders for track linking, signalling and track doubling along Lakhana-Arand and Raipur-Titagarh section in Odisha and Chhattisgarh respectively.


RPP Infra Projects bags new order worth Rs. 1920 Millions from Government of India
BSE, Feb 4, 2015

R P P Infra Projects Ltd has informed that the company has bagged new order worth Rs. 1920 Millions from Government of India, for rural electrification work to be carried out under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojna Phase-Il in Shahjahanpur District of Uttar Pradesh. The order is planned to be completed in 24 months.


Rays Power Infra bags EPC projects worth Rs. 240 cr

HBL, Feb 3, 2015
Rays Power Infra has announced that it has bagged 37 megawatt (MW) solar EPC projects worth Rs. 240 crore in Telangana and Karnataka. Of the total 37 MW, 5 MW will be set up in Karnataka. The remaining 32 MW will be implemented in Telangana.


Aegis Logistics wins O&M Contracts worth Rs. 93.51 crores from HPCL and BPCL
BSE, Feb 03 2015
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has issued a contract for operation and maintenance services of POL depots / terminals including receipt, despatch and handling of bulk & packed petroleum products at six locations – Rewari (Haryana), Bihta (Bihar), Bokaro (Jharkhand), Haldia (West Bengal), Guntakal (Andhra Pradesh) and Kadappa (Andhra Pradesh). The contract is for the tenure of five years.
* Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has issued a contract for tank farm operations at marine oil terminal at Jawahar Dweep (Butcher Island), Mumbai. The contract is for the tenure of two years.


Lend Lease secures $2.6bn road contract
The Australian Business Review, Feb 2, 2015

Lend Lease has secured a $2.6 billion contract to design and construct the NorthConnex road project in North Sydney. Transurban, which will own 50 per cent of the North West Roads Group which controls the NorthConnex project, has said that it has finished rubber stamping its paperwork for the project, which has a total cost of around $2.9bn. The NorthConnex project is a nine kilometre twin tunnel link from the southern end of the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga to the Hills M2 Motorway, at its existing Pennant Hills Road interchange. The federal and NSW governments have contributed around $800m to the project. Construction is planned to start in early 2015, with a view to completion by the end of 2019.


Company secures financing to continue plans for UP mine

The Detroit News, Feb 1, 2015
Aquila Resources Inc. says it has reached an agreement with Orion Mine Finance to provide $20.75 million for the next stage of developing the Back Forty project in Menominee County. Aquila took 100 percent ownership of the project last year. The company expects to be mining by the end of 2016. The company expects to produce over 15 million tons of ores that could include gold, silver, zinc, copper and lead.


Oman approves $42m construction contract for The Wave

ArabianBusiness.com, Jan 31, 2015
The Wave, Muscat has awarded a OR16.2 million ($42 million) contract to Al Turki Enterprises for the construction of 99 villas known as Reehan Residences. Reehan Residences is a component of the Muscat project, which includes 4,000 residential units, hotels, and a golf course designed by Greg Norman, was the first in the sultanate to allow 100 percent foreign ownership of freehold property. Al Turki Enterprises has already been responsible for key projects in the Wave project including over 600 villas and townhouses and 550 apartments.


DCI bags two contracts worth Rs. 176 crore

The Hindu, Jan 31, 2015
Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has signed separate MoU with Union Territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Daman and Diu to undertake dredging contracts worth Rs.176.1 crore. The MoU is to take up a major contract for dredging to develop a sea route in Baratang islands for movement of passenger and cargo vessels. The dredging assignment in Andamans will involve an amount of Rs.26.1 crore. It will facilitate development of sea route. The dredging will clear a path for a depth of five metres and 200 metres width over a distance of 2 km. The work will be completed before onset of monsoon. The price for Daman and Diu project was estimated at Rs.150 crore. It will lead to introduction of passenger service between Mumbai and Diu and construction of a fishing harbour. The project will take three years for completion.


Vestas Secures 36mw Wind Turbine Order In Jamaica

Jamaica News, Jan 30, 2015
VESTAS has received a firm and unconditional 36.3MW order for 11 units of the V112-3.3MW turbine for the BMR Jamaica wind project in St Elizabeth. The order was placed by the US-based project developer BMR Energy.The contract comprises the supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as civil and electrical works for the construction on the project. An interconnection transmission line will be constructed separately by the local utility. Turbine delivery is planned for the third quarter of 2015, with commissioning expected in the first quarter of 2016. The BMR Jamaica wind project has an estimated gross annual production of more than 120 GWh .


SMC approves setting solar panels to produce 540 KW of solar power
ET, Jan 30, 2015
Standing committee of Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has approved a contract to Vari Energies Private Limited to set up solar panels on 12 different locations to produce 540 kilo watt of electricity at the cost of Rs. 4.58 crores. The contract will also include the operation and maintenance for a period of ten years.


KeyBank secures $25.92M for Illinois student housing apartment
REjournals.com, Jan, 29, 2015
KeyBank Real Estate Capital has secured $25.92 million in CMBS financing for Enclave West, a 552-bed student housing apartment complex in Edwardsville, IL. Located 20 miles northeast of downtown St. Louis, the 98.4% occupied property was built in 2013-14. It is the closest off-campus student housing property to the University of Southern Illinois Edwardsville. Randy Martin of KeyBank Real Estate Capital Markets arranged a $22.68 million non-recourse, fixed rate CMBS first mortgage and a $3.24 million full recourse, fixed rate Life Company mezzanine loan for the borrower.


FK Gardner and Sons secures $3.7 million project

Toowoomba Chronicle, Jan 29, 2015
TOOWOOMBA Regional Council has awarded the contract to upgrade Middle Road at Anduramba and make repairs to Anduramba Range Road to FK Gardner & Sons valued at $3.7 million. Infrastructure services portfolio leader Councillor Carol Taylor has said that the works are scheduled to start in mid-February and be completed by mid-May. These works are being funded by the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) with 75% of funding coming from the federal government and 25% from the state government.


Mitrajaya bags RM230 mil public apartments contract at Putrajaya
The Edge Markets, Jan 29, 2015
Mitrajaya Holdings Bhd has clinched a contract worth RM229.87 million to build three blocks of 20-storey public apartments at Precint 5, Putrajaya. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd has accepted the contract from Putrajaya Homes Sdn Bhd. The contract, which is for a duration of 36 months, comprises the building of 1,062 units,coupled with two blocks of multi-level parking and common facilities. It is expected to be completed by February 2018.


MBL Infra bags order worth Rs 2.79 bn
My Iris, Jan 29, 2015
Consortium led by MBL Infrastructure has bagged NHDP project on EPC basis worth Rs 2.79 billion with a construction period of 2 years. The company has bagged project for rehabilitation and upgradation of Pundibari to Baxirhat section of NH-31 from km 770 to 816 of NH-31 in the state of West Bengal to two lanes with paved shoulders under NHDP-IV on EPC basis.


Rays Power to set up 4MW rooftop solar capacity for NDMC

BS, Jan 28, 2015
Rays Power Experts has said that it has bagged a contract from the New Delhi Municipal Corporation to set up 4 MW of solar rooftop capacity in the municipal area. The company has also signed a 25-year PPA with the civic body to supply electricity to it. With this project, the company expects to install solar power panels across 50,000 square meters of roofs in Delhi, falling under the municipal limits. The scope of the work involves financing, designing, installation and commissioning of the 4 MW capacity by July this year.


Shell bags $11bn deal to build petrochemicals plant in Iraq

International Business Times, Jan 28, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell has inked an agreement with Iraq to build a petrochemicals plant in the southern oil hub of Basra. The project is expected to be operational in five to six years. The deal is reportedly worth $11bn.


Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances gets Rs. 510 cr order

HBL, Jan 27, 2015
Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances Ltd has secured an order valued at Rs. 510 crore from the Tamil Nadu Civil Suppliers Corporation for the supply of table top wet grinders. The order value is exclusive of Tamil Nadu Value Added Tax, would be executed during the current year (2015 calendar year).


Inox Wind gets 2 wind farm projects from Tata Power subsidiary
Livemint, Jan 27, 2015
Inox Wind Ltd, a unit of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd, has announced that it has been awarded two wind farm projects of 54 megawatts (MW) and 118MW in Gujarat and Rajasthan, respectively, by Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd, a subsidiary of Tata Power Ltd. The agreement requires Inox Wind to supply, erect and commission 86 units of its 2MW wind turbine generators. The Gujarat project, located near Rojmal village of Bhavnagar district, is to be completed by June, while the Rajasthan project located near the Dangri village of Jaisalmer district, is to be completed in two stages by March 2016. Inox Wind is responsible for site acquisition, project development, erection and commissioning, and also providing long-term operations and maintenance of wind power projects.


Gamesa Secures 46 MW Wind Energy Order In India

Clean Technica, Jan 27, 2015
Gamesa has announced that it will deliver wind turbines with total generation capacity of 46 MW to various companies. The company will supply 23 wind turbines of 2 MW capacity each which will be installed across three different wind farms. The wind farms are located in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Rajasthan.


DMCI bags P2.3-B LRT-2 extension project

ABS CBN News, Jan 27, 2015
Construction firm D.M. Consunji Inc. (DMCI) has bagged the contract for the East extension of the Light Rail Transit-Line 2 (LRT-2), from the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC). According to DOTC, Consunji-led company was awarded the contract with a winning bid of P2.27 billion.
The extension project involves the construction of a 3.9-kilometer elevated viaduct for the LRT-2 East extension from the railway’s current end-station in Santolan in Pasig City to Masinag in Cainta, Rizal.
DMCI will have a period of 18 months to complete the civil works for the elevated viaduct.


Vattenfall secures land for 122-MW Danish wind park
Seenews Renewabl, Jan 27, 2015
Swedish utility Vattenfall AB has said that it has acquired land for the construction of its up to 122.1-MW Norrekaer Enge II wind farm in Denmark. The wind power facility will comprise 37 turbines with a capacity of between 3 MW and 3.3 MW each. The machines will be installed in the village of Kolby, northern Jutland. Vattenfall is the largest owner and operator of onshore wind farms in Denmark. The company’s goal for the country is to add 250 MW of fresh wind capacity by 2018-2019.


Wipro bags multi year deal from Irish bank
The Hindu, Jan 26, 2015
Wipro Limited has won a multi-year strategic infrastructure management contract from Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB)- Ireland. The deal is to build an agile and adaptive infrastructure for the Irish bank and improve predictability and cost effectiveness of its services.


MWM bags P2.5 billion intermodal terminal project

Yahoo Philippines News, Jan 25, 2015
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