Jyoti Structures trades jubilantly as its arm bags contract worth $50 million
Livemint, May 02,’16
Jyoti Structures’ subsidiary – Jyoti Structures Africa Pty (JSA) has been awarded contract for turnkey construction of 400/132 kV Multiple circuit transmission line between Ariadne and Eros in Natal Province of South Africa, by ESKOM. The contract is valued around $ 50 million USD.
Sterling and Wilson wins EPC contract for 350MW of SkyPowers India project
pv-tech.org, Apr 29,’16
India-based solar EPC firm Sterling & Wilson (S&W) has been awarded EPC and O&M contracts for 350MW of solar projects in India by Canada-based developer SkyPower. The contracts are for seven 50MW projects, which SkyPower won in competitive tenders last year, amounting to 200MW in Telangana and 150MW in Madhya Pradesh. Construction will begin in the second half of 2016.
Siemens signs agreement for Umm Al Houl power plant
Siemens has been awarded a 25 yr long-term service agreement for the planned Umm Al Houl combined cycle power plant in Qatar. The customer is Umm Al Houl Power Q.S.C., a company established through a partnership among Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QWEC), Qatar Petroleum (QP), Qatar Foundation (QF) and K1 Energy (joint venture established by Mitsubishi Corporation and TEPCO Fuel & Power, Incorporated).
The service agreement covers the plant’s six SGT5-4000F gas turbines, four SST5-4000 steam turbines, 10 SGen5-1200A generators including instrumentation and controls service for a period of 25 years. It also provides for an electrical and a resident engineer to be located on-site.Commissioning of the first phase is scheduled for 2017, with commissioning of the entire complex scheduled for mid-2018.
Poyry awarded detailed engineering assignments for Blominmaki wastewater treatment plant in Finland
Benzinga, Apr 29,’16
Helsinki Region Environmental Services (HSY) has awarded Poyry detailed engineering assignments for the Blominmäki wastewater treatment plant to be built in Espoo, Finland. The assignments include the structural and architectural design of the treatment plant, electrical, instrumentation and automation design, area planning, and the geotechnical engineering of aboveground structures.
The Blominmäki treatment plant will replace the Suomenoja treatment plant once completed in 2020, and it will treat the wastewater of 400,000 residents. Design processes under the new assignments started in March 2016. The value of the order is not disclosed. The order was recognised in the Regional Operations order stock in Q1 2016.
Rajesh Exports wins Rs 780-cr export order
ET, Apr 28,’16
Rajesh Exports, Jewellery exporter and retailer, has won an export order worth Rs 780 crore from Singapore. The order is for designer range of gold and diamond-studded jewellery and medallions. The order is to be completed by July 15 2016.
Wood Group wins $500m Azerbaijan contract with BP
Digitallook, Apr 28,’16
Wood Group has won a $500m contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for eight offshore oil and gas facilities for BP in Azerbaijan. The five-year contract for Wood’s PSN division continues the group’s 40 year history of working with BP and is effective immediately, with the option of two, two-year extensions.
UAE company wins dredging contract for Maputo port
Zawya, Apr 27,’16
UAE-based company, Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East, has been awarded a contract for deepening the access channel in Maputo port from its current 11 metres to 14.2 metres. Maputo is the capital of Mozambique in southern Africa.
The cost of the dredging is expected to be in excess of US$100 million, and will be financed by a consortium of banks headed by the BCI, Commercial and Investment Bank.
The dredging will take ten months, and will involve three large dredging vessels. Preparatory work has already been undertaken, and Jan de Nul is confident that it will begin the actual dredging in early May. An estimated 30 million cubic metres of sediment will be removed from the 17 kilometre long channel.
Va Tech Wabag bags orders worth Rs 141 crore
Livemint, Apr 27,’16
Va Tech Wabag has won a wastewater Treatment Plant order in Nepal for a value of Rs 141 crore. The order which will be funded by the Asian Development Bank also includes Operation & Maintenance of the WWTP for a period of 10 years.
The scope of the order includes Rehabilitation and Expansion of Wastewater Treatment Plant at Guheshwori in Nepal. The company will be carrying out rehabilitation and expansion of the WWTP, while the existing plant will be kept operational. The plant which was constructed in 2002 to treat an average flow of 16.2 MLD, post rehabilitation and expansion, will double the capacity to 32.4 MLD. The salient feature of the plant would include generation of power from bio-gas produced out of the sludge.
Siemens Reels In Big Offshore Order From ScottishPower Renewables
Nawindpower, Apr 27,’16
Siemens says it has received a major order for its offshore wind business from ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola. It will supply, install and commission 102 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 7 MW and a rotor diameter of 154 meters, for the 714 MW East Anglia ONE project. The 102 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines of type SWT-7.0-154 will be installed on jacket foundations, and the first turbines are scheduled to be installed in summer 2019; the start of commercial operations is scheduled for 2020.
KONE wins major order for Qatars Doha Metro project
Kone, Apr 27,’16
KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply elevators and escalators for the Qatar Rail project in Doha. The contract includes the delivery of over 500 items of equipment for Doha Metro’s Red Line South and Gold Line and a 20-year maintenance agreement.
KONE will design, supply and install altogether 189 KONE MonoSpace® Special & KONE Transys(TM) elevators, 253 KONE TransitMaster(TM) escalators, and 102 TransitMaster(TM) autowalks tailored for passenger use in the Red and Gold lines. The elevator technology will be based on energy-efficient KONE MonoSpace® solutions.
The Doha Metro is developed by Qatar Rail and three of the lines are scheduled to be completed by early 2020. The fourth line will be completed in the second phase of the project.
Larsen & Toubro arm bags Rs 1,798-cr orders in April
ET, Apr 27,’16
Larsen & Toubro has said that it has won orders worth Rs 1,798 crore in April 2016.
#. The company’s water and affluent treatment business has bagged a Rs 565-crore order to provide sewer network systems and sewage treatment plants with a total capacity of 105 million litres a day.
#. Its transportation infrastructure business has bagged a Rs 497-crore order from NHAI for four-laning of Mukkola junction to Kerala/Tamil Nadu border of NH-47 in Kerala.
#. L&T’s power transmission and distribution business has received orders in domestic and international markets worth Rs 407 crore.
#. L & Ts building and factories business got Rs 329 crore order from a developer in Mumbai.
Bharat Forge bags order from Boeing and other Top Corporate News
Indiainfoline, Apr 27,’16
Bharat Forge has said that aircraft maker Boeing, has awarded a contract to the firm for supply of titanium forgings for Boeing 777X. The contract value has not been disclosed.
Kalpataru Power Transmission soars on bagging orders worth Rs 1,150 crore
Livemint, Apr 25,’16
Kalpataru Power Transmission has bagged projects for construction and supply of 225 KV & 90 KV overhead transmission lines of Rs 930 crore in West Africa. The Projects have been awarded to KPTL and its wholly owned subsidiary named Kalpataru Power DMCC and will be delivered by respective entities.
Furthermore, the company has also received projects for construction of 220KV & 132KV substations, transmission lines and feeder bay work of Rs 220 crore from Madhya Pradesh Power Transmission Company.
Deep Ind bags Rs.7.79 cr worth contract from ONGC.
HBL, Apr 22,’16
Deep Industries has secured a contract worth about Rs.7.79 crore from ONGC. The contract is for hiring natural gas compression services at ONGC, GGS-IV Ankleshwar, for a capacity of 80,000 SCMD for a period of three years.
CIMIC wins $500m Victorian rail contract
CIMIC is set to benefit from the Victorian government’s ongoing level crossing removal plans, leading a consortium that has secured a $1.6 billion contract to design and construct the Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project.
CIMIC (CIM) subsidiary CPB Contractors is set to secure about $500 million in revenue out of the deal, with a consortium that also includes LendLease and Metro Trains to begin work around the middle of this year and wrap up in 2018.
The project involves the removal of nine level crossings in Melbourne’s southeast and the rebuilding of five railway stations. It represents a significant chunk of the Victorian government’s target to eradicate 20 level crossings by 2018 and 50 by 2022.
Power Mech Projects bags Rs 196-cr job orders
BS, Apr 21,’16
Power Mech Projects Limited has said that it has bagged two work orders. They are.,
1. Doosan Power Systems India Pvt Ltd – issued LOI for erection, testing and commissioning of balance work of main plant package (SG & AUX) for unit 1, 2 & 3 of 3×660 MW NTPC Barh Project. The order worth is Rs. 187 crore.
2. Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd issued order worth Rs.9 crore pertains to piping erection of Unit-2 of Solapur Super Thermal Power Project.
Risen secure 175 MW solar module deal with India Mytrah
pv-magazine, Apr 21,’16
Risen Energy Co., a Chinese Tier-1 producer of solar PV modules, has signed a 175 MW supply deal with India’s Mytrah Energy for the delivery of its high-efficiency 60-cell and 72-cell panels. Mytrah Energy recently secured a direct loan facility worth $175 million with the Asia Development Bank to assist its growth plans within India, which include the option of purchasing a further 50 MW of Risen modules.
Wee Hur wins S$82.2m contract to build five-storey warehouse
WEE Hur Construction, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Wee Hur Holdings, has been awarded a S$82.2 million contract by HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Limited, as trustee of Mapletree Logistics Trust. This project involves the design and construction of a single-user five-storey warehouse with an industrial canteen at 76 Pioneer Road. The contract strengthens the group’s order book to an estimated S$345.9 million. Work on this new project will commence on May 1 and is expected to be completed within 17 months.
Toshiba Transmission bags Rs 226 cr contract in Kenya
BS, Apr 20,’16
Toshiba Transmission and Distribution Systems has said that it has bagged Rs. 226 crore contract from Kenya Power and Lighting Company for around 8,000 distribution transformers. The order entails installation of distribution transformers along transmission and substation networks connecting power plants and end-consumers in Nairobi, Mombasa and surrounding regions. TTDI will fulfil the order over a period of three years, starting in June 2016.
SNC-Lavalin wins contract to build asphalt production facility for Saudi Aramco
Canadianmanufacturing, Apr 20 ,’16.
SNC-Lavalin Inc. has won a contract to expand an asphalt production facility at oil giant Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura Refinery in Saudi Arabia. Under the contract, it is responsible for overseeing the expanded asphalt plant’s engineering, procurement and construction. The expansion will increase the facility’s asphalt production capacity from 22,000 barrels per day to 42,000 barrels per day. The project is expected to take approximately 18 months and will be executed by its subsidiary, Saudi Arabian Kentz. The company did not disclose the value of the new contract.
Skipper bags orders worth Rs.200 crore from Power Grid Corp
India Infoline, Apr 20,’16
Skipper Ltd has secured new orders worth approximately Rs.200 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. These orders are predominantly for 765 kv double circuit transmission tower supply to various projects and transmission line construction of Power Grid on a turnkey basis.
ARSS Infra bags order worth Rs.64.7 crore
India Infoline, Apr 19,’16
ARSS Infrastructure Projects Ltd has informed that a work order amounting to Rs. 64.73 crores namely “Widening & Strengthening of Jamujhadi – Basudevpur – Dhamara Road (S.H) to 2 Lane without paved shoulder from 18/800 Km to 22/750Km & from 27/100Km to 60/470 km” is awarded in favour to the Company ‘ARSS Infrastructure Projects Limited’ by Office of the Executive Engineer Bhadrak (R&B) Division, Bhadrak on April 18, 2016.
Rolls-Royce wins $1.2 billion order from Garuda Indonesia
rolls-royce.com, Apr 19,’16
Rolls-Royce has won an order worth $1.2 billion for Trent 7000 engines and TotalCare® service support from Garuda Indonesia. The engines will power 14 Airbus A330neo aircraft. The Trent 7000 is scheduled to enter service in 2017.
EPS/Roadbridge JV awarded contract to provide wastewater treatment plant at Belmullet, Co. Mayo
irishbuildingmagazine.ie, Apr 19,’16
A JV between EPS and Roadbridge in partnership with Irish Water has recently awarded the contract for the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Belmullet, Co. Mayo valued in excess of €6m.
The Design-Build works will involve the design, construction, testing and commissioning of a waste water treatment plant (WWTP), a marine outfall, new sewers on the collection network, two pumping stations and associated rising mains.
Construction of the WWTP will commence this summer and has a construction period of 18 months. It will be constructed on a green field site and will be designed to treat sewage from a population equivalent (PE) of 2,500 persons.
The proposed works on the collection network will include approximately 1.5km of foul sewer, 0.15km of surface water sewer and 3.5km of rising main along with 2 no. new pumping stations. The operations service of the contract provides for the operation and maintenance of the WWTP and outfall pipeline, 2 new pumping stations and associated rising mains for 2 years.
Solar Frontier wins contract from Staten Solar
Greentechlead, Apr 18,’16
Solar Frontier, a CIS solar energy solutions provider, has won a contract from Staten Solar, an EPC provider in California, to install its CIS modules at sixteen solar projects. The solar PV systems will be located in Tulare and Kern Counties of California’s Central Valley on farms that produce almonds, pistachios and table grapes. The project ranges up to 522 kW. Three of the sixteen projects are currently operational with the balance expected to be completed by the end of 2016.
Gamesa India bags 40 MW order from ReNew Power
ET, Apr 19,’16
Gamesa India has bagged a turnkey contract from ReNew Power for supply of 20 custom-made G97 turbines of 2 MW each for a project in dist. Ron, Karnataka.
As per the deal, Gamesa will develop the entire infrastructure needed to operate the project including supply, erection and commissioning of 20 units of wind turbines which are the custom designed for tapping low wind sites in the country.
Gamesa has also entered into a long-term operations and maintenance agreement to ensure smooth functioning of the wind farm. The project will be commissioned by September this year.
Simplex Infra, JKumar, NCC to develop Metro-7 corridor
ET, Apr 18,’16
Simplex Infrastructure, JKumar Infraprojects and NCC have won the contracts for different packages of the 16.5 km Andheri (East) to Dahisar (East) Metro-7 corridor. The Executive Committee of the Authority, headed by Maharashtra Chief Secretary Swadheen Kshatriya, accorded approval to appointment of the contractors to design and construct an elevated viaduct and 16 stations in three packages, MMRDA said.
Simplex Infrastructure has been awarded the contract to design and construct the first package consisting of an elevated viaduct and five elevated stations including Andheri (East), Shankarwadi, JVLR Junction, Mahanand and new Ashok Nagar.
The agency has selected JKumar Infraprojects to design and construct the second package consisting of an elevated viaduct and six elevated stations – Aarey, Dindoshi, Pathan Wadi, Pushpa Park, Bandongri and Mahindra & Mahindra.
NCC has bagged the contract to design and construct the third package consisting of an elevated viaduct and five elevated stations including Magathane, Devipada, National Park, Ovaripada and Dahisar(E).
These bidders will design and construct the entire corridor and all 16 stations within a period of 30 months.
WIND Siemens bags wind power order from Eurus Energy
Greentechlead, Apr 18,’16
Siemens has bagged its third wind power order from Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation, a wind power developer in Japan. Eurus Energy Holdings is building the 41.6 megawatt Eurus Higashi Yurihara wind power plant in Yurihonjo city.
As per the wind turbine deal, Siemens will provide 13 direct drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-101 rated at 3.2 megawatts each. Eurus Energy Holdings is aiming to start the commercial operation of the wind farm in spring 2018.
Gammon Construction awarded HK$1.6bn contract to construct Lee Garden Three Project
Constructionglobal, Apr 18,’16
Balfour Beatty’s joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded a HK$1.6bn contract by Hysan Development Company Ltd to construct the Lee Garden Three Project in Hong Kong. This includes the construction of 20 floors of offices above a five-level shopping podium, and a five-level basement including 200 parking spaces.
Lee Garden Three, will be constructed on the former site of Sunning Plaza and Sunning Court. It is part of Hysan’s future group of commercial buildings in Causeway Bay. Latest construction technologies such as Building Information Modeling, 4D modeling and 3D scanning will be adopted to enhance the project’s environmental friendliness and construction efficiency. The project is due for completion in winter 2017.
RPP Infra gains on bagging order worth Rs 11.20 crore
Livemint, Apr 18,’16
RPP Infra Projects has received an order worth Rs. 11.20 crore from Container Corporation of India, a Navratna CPSE of Govt. of India. The order is for construction of Pre-Engineered Warehouse including internal electrification, fire protection and detection system and other allied works at ICD, TNPM, Chennai.
Inox Wind bags 100 MW order from Renewable Energy IPP
Indiainfoline, Apr 18’16
Inox Wind has bagged two orders for a cumulative capacity of 100 MW from one of India’s leading renewable energy independent power producers. The turnkey orders comprise of a 50 MW project to be set up in Gujarat and a 50 MW project to be set up in Madhya Pradesh.
As part of the turnkey projects, Inox Wind will provide end to end solutions from development and construction to commissioning and providing long term operations and maintenance services. The orders involve supply and installation of 25 units of Inox Wind’s 100 meter rotor dia Wind Turbine Generator for the Gujarat project and 25 units of the company’s 113 meter rotor dia WTG for the Madhya Pradesh project.
Bechtel wins $3.5B contract for Aluminium Bahrain expansion
Albawaba, Apr 18,’16
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based leading international aluminium smelter, has named International Bechtel as EPCM contractor for its landmark Line Six expansion project. Under the terms of the contract, Bechtel will be responsible for the design and construction of the sixth potline as well as support industrial services, the company said. The project is expected to cost $3.5 billion.
Thiess wins extended coal contract in Indonesia
Miningweekly, Apr 15,’16
Project house Cimic’s global mining contractor Thiess has been awarded a A$180-million contract extension to continue operations at the Melak coal mine, in Indonesia. The company said that the contract extension by PT Sinar Abadi and PT Firman Ketaun Perkasa would allow Thiess to continue mining development and operations at the site through to December 2019.
NewLink Genetics Wins $2.8 Mln Contract to Develop Multivalent Filovirus Vaccine
Sonoranweeklyreview, Apr 15,’16
NewLink Genetics has won a contract valued at $2.8 million from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to support the development of vaccines against filovirus species including Marburg and Ebola Sudan viruses. The contract includes potential options totaling $6.3 million. Majority of the work under the contract will be performed under an agreement with Merck Sharp & Dohme (MRK).
BHEL bags Rs 282-crore order from NTPC for 50MW solar plant in MP
ET, Apr 15,’16
BHEL has bagged an EPC order from NTPC Limited worth Rs. 282-order for setting up a 50 MW solar project at Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh. The project is scheduled for completion in twelve months.
Dondlinger to build Goodwill’s Newton facility
Bizjournals, Apr 14,’16
Goodwill Industries of Kansas has selected Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co as a general contractor to construct its 19th retail store, which is expected to get under way later this month. Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey Architecture is the architect. The store will include a training center to provide job training for adults with developmental disabilities. Like other sites, the Newton store also will have a donation center.
Aegion Awarded $6.8 Million Contract from West Palm Beach, Florida
Trenchlessonline, Apr 14,’16
The City of West Palm Beach, Florida awarded Aegion Corp. a $6.8 million contract for its Insituform Technologies LLC subsidiary to rehabilitate 6,000 ft of 48-in. diameter force main sewer pipelines. Insituform is expected to begin the project in May with completion by Sept. 1. A flow bypass system will be set up throughout the project in order to minimize disruption to the community as Insituform crews install the InsituMain system. This large-diameter pipeline transfers all wastewater from the Town of Palm Beach and the City of West Palm Beach to the East Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in West Palm Beach.
TAP Awards Offshore Construction Contract to Saipem SpA
tap-ag, Apr 14,’16
Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has awarded an EPCI contract to Saipem SpA for the offshore section of the project. TAP’s 36-inch offshore pipeline across the Adriatic Sea – between the coastlines of Albania and southern Italy – will be approximately 105 km in length, down to approximately 820 meters below sea level at the deepest.
The EPCI scope comprises associated civil works at the landfalls in both Albania and Italy (including micro tunnel), offshore pipeline installation, offshore fiber optic cable supply and installation, as well as pre-commissioning and survey activities. The coated offshore 36-inch line pipes, the anodes and the buckle arrestors will be provided by TAP.
State Grid Wins Bids on Power Transmission Lines in Brazil
english.cri.cn, Apr 14,’16
State Grid, a Chinese state-run power giant, has won bids to set up a pair of new transmission lines in Brazil. The deals are worth over 110-million US dollars. The two lines are being built in western Brazil.
JinkoSolar bags 3 solar PV projects in Mexico
Greentechlead, Apr 13,’16
JinkoSolar Holding has won 3 solar PV projects totaling 188 MWac in Mexico to develop and build the solar power plants. Two of the projects — located in Yucatán and Jalisco — are expected to reach commercial operation by mid-2018. Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) will purchase all electricity generated under a power purchase agreement for 15 years, as well as the related clean energy certificates for 20 years.
ACME group wins 100 MW solar project in Karnataka at Rs 4.79 per unit
ET, Apr 13,’16
ACME Group has won a 100 MW solar power project at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka at Rs 4.79 per unit. This is part of the tender for setting up for 500 MW Solar Park in Karnataka. The project entails an estimated investment of Rs. 750 crore. Project work will commence by July 2016 and the project will be commissioned by 2017.
Fortum wins 100 MW project in Pavagada solar park
ET, Apr 13,’16
Fortum, a Finnish utility firm, has secured a 100 MW solar power project from NTPC under an auction for 500 MW grid, which will connect solar Photovoltaic (PV) projects in Karnataka. The solar power plant will be built in Pavagada Solar Park in Tumkur District, Karnataka with a fixed tariff of Rs 4.79 per unit for 25 years.
Sanghvi Forging & Engineering rises on bagging orders worth Rs 12 crore
Livemint , Apr 13,’16
Sanghvi Forging & Engineering has received orders worth Rs 12 crore. The majority of the orders received by the company are for its new heavy open die forging plant. Other details about the order has not been divulged.
Hitachi Zosen Wins Order for Waste-to-Energy Plant in Thailand
Bloomberg, Apr 13,’16
Hitachi Zosen Corp. has won an order for a 6 MW waste-to-energy plant from KPN Green Energy Solution Co. in Thailand’s Nong Khai province. The plant will be operated by Nongkhainayu Co., Hitachi Zosen. KPN is in charge of engineering, procurement and construction work for the station and ordered Hitachi Zosen to provide incinerators and waste-gas processing equipment.
Pratt & Whitney Wins $1 Billion F-35 Engine Propulsion Systems Contract
Defenseworld.net, Apr 12,’16
The US Department of Defense announced that, United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $1,038,074,689 modification to the previously awarded advance acquisition contract for the Lot IX low-rate initial production F-35 Lightning II Propulsion contract (N00019-14-C-0004) for the Air Force, Navy/Marine Corps, international partners and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.
This contract combines purchases for the Air Force ($365,456,442); the Navy/Marine Corps ($226,542,833); international partners ($299,525,306); and FMS customers ($146,550,108).Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Bristol, United Kingdom and is expected to be completed in September 2019.
Inox Wind bags 70 MW wind turbine orders from Adani Enterprises
India Infoline, Apr 12,’16
Adani Enterprises has placed order for wind turbine generators with Inox Wind Limited. Inox has inked two contracts for a cumulative capacity of 70 MW with Adani Green Energy Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Limited and part of the Adani Group.
The orders bagged by Inox Wind represent Adani Group’s maiden foray into the wind energy segment and encompass a 50 MW turnkey project to be set up in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh and a 20 MW turnkey project at Inox Wind’s Lahori site in Madhya Pradesh.
As part of the two turnkey orders, Inox Wind will deliver, install, and commission 35 units of Inox Wind’s 100 rotor diameter turbines and has also been contracted to undertake operations and maintenance services of the projects for a multi year period, post commissioning.
Swelect Energy wins 10 MW Solar Power Project in Karnataka
Indiainfoline, Apr 12,’16
Swelect Energy Systems Ltd has informed that the company has participated in KREDL Solar Power Project announced by Karnataka Government recently. Under the DCR Category eligible for Karnataka based solar module manufacturers, the company submitted the bid and won a 10 MW Solar Power project.
The Board of Directors at their meeting held on April 11, 2016 have approved the proposal of acquiring 100% equity share capital of SWELECT Power Systems Private Limited at face value for utilizing the said Company as SPV for the above 10 MW Project from execution to operation and maintenance and passed necessary resolutions accordingly.
MEP Infra JV bags project worth Rs. 806 crore
Indiainfoline, Apr 12,’16
MEP Infrastructure Developers Ltd in a JV with Sanjose India Infrastructure & Construction Pvt. Ltd (each holding 74% & 26% respectively) has declared successful bidder (L1) by MORTH for four laning (EPC basis) with paved shoulders of NH-66 (Erstwhile NH-17) from km. 281/300 to km 332/200 (Total length – 50/900 Km.) on Kante – Waked section in Maharashtra under NHDP IV on Hybrid Annuity Mode. The bid project cost is Rs.826.28 crores and first year O&M bid is for Rs.11.60 crores. The construction period is of 2 years from the appointed date and the concession period is 15 years excluding the construction period.
Rajesh Exports wins UAE order worth Rs. 1,188 cr
HBL, Apr 11,’16
Jewellery exporter and retailer Rajesh Exports has said that it has bagged an export order worth Rs. 1,188 crore of designer range of gold and diamond-studded jewellery and medallions from the UAE. The order is to be completed by June 30.
Veolia awarded contract by Dolphin Energy for gas facilities in Qatar
Worldoil, Apr 11,’16
Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies, has been awarded a contract by Qatar Engineering & Construction Company to engineer, procure and deliver a wastewater treatment plant for Dolphin Energy’s natural gas production and processing facilities in Ras Laffan, Qatar. Start-up is scheduled for September 2017.
Hanwha E&C Signs $400M Construction Deal in Saudi Arabia
businesskorea.co.kr, Apr 11,’16
Hanwha Engineering and Construction Corp has signed an EPC deal worth US$400 million with Saudi Calcined Petroleum Co to build a chemical plant in Saudi Arabia. The will be built in the Jubail 2 Industrial City at the Jubail Industrial Complex located in the southeast region of the Middle East country, is expected to produce annually about 670,000 tons of calcined petroleum cokes. The project is to be completed in the first half of 2018.
Suzlon surges on securing order of 105 MW from Greenko Group
Livemint, Apr 11,’16
Suzlon Group, has bagged order from Greenko Group for 105MW (50 units of S97 120m 2100kW WTG with Hybrid Tower). The project will be located in Andhra Pradesh, India and will be progressively commissioned by January 2017.
Gayatri Projects bags Rs 340 crore road project in Nagaland
ET, Apr 11,’16
Gayatri Projects has secured an EPC contract worth Rs. 340-crore for four-laning of a highway from Dimapur to Kohima in the North East state of Nagaland from the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
M&R unit wins another LNG contract in Australia
iol.co.za, Apr 11,’16
Perth-based Clough, a wholly-owned subsidiary within the Murray & Roberts (M&R) group, has been awarded a hook-up services contract on the Ichthys liquefied natural gas project floating, production, storage and offloading facility by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company. The value of the contract has not disclosed.
The Ichthys FPSO is a 336 metre long, permanently moored vessel designed to hold more than 1 million barrels of condensate. The project is a joint venture operated by Inpex in partnership with Total, CPC Corporation Taiwan and the Australian subsidiaries of Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power, Chubu Electric Power and Toho Gas.
L&T Hydrocarbon bags two orders worth $ 370 mn from Oman’s PDO
BS, Apr 11,’16
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T), has bagged two orders valued approximately $ 370 million from Petroleum Development Oman LLC (PDO). According to the orders, LTHE will be responsible for EPC of Saih Nihaydah Depletion Compression Phase 2 (SNDC2) and Kauther Depletion Compression Phase 2 (KDC2) projects.
Saih Nihaydah Field is located in the central Oman area. The field has been producing via the Saih Nihaydah Gas Plant (SNGP) which was commissioned in 2005. Kauther Gas Plant (KGP) is located approximately 120 Km from Saih Rawl-CPP, Oman. These projects are being implemented to overcome pressure depletion and maintain potential in order to sustain production.
Triyards Holdings wins 44m contract for 2 LNG-powered ferries
Triyards Holdings has said that its unit Strategic Marine has secured a new contract with Rederij Doeksen (Royal Doeksen) for the construction of two LNG-powered aluminium catamarans. The new contracts are worth S$67.7 million. Construction is set to begin later this year, with delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2018.
ARSS Infrastructure bags order worth Rs. 156.85 crore
Indiainfoline, Apr 09,’16
ARSS Infrastructure Projects Limited has announced that a work order amounting to Rs.156.85 Crores namely “Budhapank-Salegaon Via- Rajathagarh 3rd &4th line: Execution of earthwork, minor bridges & other allied works (Km: 483.047 to Km. 398.166 i.e 2*85 = 170 km approx” has been awarded in favour one of our Joint Venture (JV) i.e. “ARSS-SIPS (JV)” by East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar.
Kinder Morgan Affiliates Award EPC Contract for Elba Facility
Yahoo. Finance, Apr 09,’16
Kinder Morgan Inc. KMI has announced that its subsidiaries, Elba Liquefaction Company, L.L.C. and Southern LNG Company, L.L.C., have awarded a contract to IHI E&C for the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start up of its natural gas liquefaction project at Elba Island, near Savannah, GA.
The Elba Liquefaction Project, valued at about $2 billion, will comprise 10 Movable Modular Liquefaction System trains that employ the proprietary technology of Royal Dutch Shell plc RDS.A. The new units will be attached to Kinder Morgan’s existing re-gasification terminal at Elba Island. The existing terminal will be remodeled to obtain LNG from the new liquefaction facilities. The existing Elba facilities will be revamped with compression for vapor handling as well as new pumps for loading LNG on vessels for export.
Royal Dutch Shell will purchase the entire liquefaction capacity and ship-loading services developed by Elba Liquefaction Project. On completion, the project will have a capability to process and liquefy a total of about 2.5 million tons per annum of LNG.
IHI E&C’s office in Houston has begun the initial EPC planning though the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is yet to approve the project. Apart from project modularization, IHI E&C will be responsible for major instrumentation and electrical engineering, logistics and interface management, procurement, supply-chain expertise, and large scale construction.
The execution strategy involves local subcontracting for site services, local labor charges, employment of local vendors for consumables, and cooperating with local authorities on traffic and other community interests. Dedicated quality management will cover every facet of the project, from EPC to commissioning and start-up.
IL&FS Transport wins unit wins Dubai development order
Indiainfoline, Apr 08,’16
IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd has informed that the consortium led by ITNL International Pte. Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary’ of the company in Singapore has been awarded a concession in Middle East for development of commercial area and automated car park of approx. 1,200 car spaces on DBFOT basis including right to collect revenue from the project for a period of 30 years
Capstone Secures Order for Associated Gas Project in Oman
Globenewswire, Apr 08,’16
Capstone Turbine Corporation has announced that it has received an order for a C200 microturbine to power an oil production station in Muscat, Oman. Pipe Line Supply Company, Capstone’s distributor for Oman and Qatar, secured the order which is expected to be commissioned in August 2016.
PNC Infratech wins Rs 120-cr ADB funded road project in UP
BS, Apr 07,’16
PNC Infratech has won a Rs 120 crore project in Uttar Pradesh, which is funded by ADB. The company has been declared the L1 (lowest) bidder for the project of upgradation of Nanau-Dodon section from 0 km to km 30 in the district of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
Huawei wins railway communication contract in Kenya
Telecompaper, Apr 07,’16
Huawei has won a contract to build a train-to-ground communications system integrated with the signal systems for the Mombasa to Nairobi railway line. It will provide the GSM-R dispatching communications network as well as a backbone optical transmission network, clock and synchronization system, and power and environment monitoring system. The entire project is due for completion in June 2017.
Construction of the Mombasa-Nairobi railway line began in October 2013. The 472 kilometre-long line is the starting point of East Africa’s railway network and has a designed freight capacity of 25 million tons. With a total investment of USD 3.8 billion, the Mombasa-Nairobi railway line adopts the Chinese Railway Level 1 standards, and is a flagship project under the Kenya Vision 2030 development agenda, connecting Kenya’s coastal area to East Africa’s inland.
NBCC bags Rs 17,516 cr orders in FY16
Moneycontrol, Apr 07,’16
National Buildings Construction Corporation has said that it has secured orders worth Rs 17,516 crore in the last fiscal. It has secured some big ticket orders including Rs 2,149-crore order from the Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) for redevelopment of exhibition venue at Pragati Maidan and Rs 5,828 crore redevelopment project from AIIMS. It has secured a total business of Rs 226.96 crore in March, 2016 under the Project Management Consultancy (PMC) segment and the total work secured during 2015-16 amounts to Rs 17,516.53 crore.
DHL wins work apparel logistics contract from Lufthansa
contractlogistics.logistics-business-review, Apr 05,’16
DHL Supply Chain has received a global work apparel logistics contract from the Lufthansa Global Business Services. The contract has been awarded for the purchasing, warehousing and distribution of Lufthansa work apparel. Under the contract that ends in July 2021, DHL will handle about 125,000 different items for 30,000 employees, including pilots, flight attendants and ground personnel.
The company will also involve in the buying and procurement of the clothing, processing the orders placed by Lufthansa employees, as well as the packaging, delivery and returns handling. In addition, DHL will manage two Lufthansa Service Centers at the Frankfurt am Main and Munich airports.
Gamesa wins EPC contracts for two wind farms in Egypt with combined capacity of 160 MW
Sunwindenergy, Apr 05,’16
Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured two new EPC orders for the construction of two wind farms in Egypt. The facilities will have combined capacity of 160 MW and are located in the Gabbal El Zayt region along the Red Sea coastline.
The first contract, for the supply of a total of 120 MW, was awarded by Egypt’s New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) by means of international public tender in which the leading OEMs participated. It encompasses the supply, installation and commissioning of a total of 60 G80-2.0 MW wind turbines at a new project which is being funded by the Spanish government through its Fund for International Business Expansion (FIEM for its acronym in Spanish). Delivery of the wind turbines is scheduled to begin in October 2016, while the facility is slated for commissioning in the third quarter of 2017.
The second order, meanwhile, is for the supply of another 20 G80-2.0 MW turbines (40 MW) in order to expand an existing operational 200-MW complex, which was also awarded to Gamesa by NREA by means of international public tender in 2011. These 20 new turbines will be delivered during the last quarter of this year for commissioning in early 2017. As with phase one of this project, the expansion will once again be financed by the German development bank, KfW.
L&T wins Rs 2,125 crore contracts
Moneycontrol, Apr 05,’16
Larsen & Toubro has won contracts worth Rs 2,125 crore, including a major highway project in Karnataka. The contract involves four-laning of the Addahole (Gundya) to Bantwal cross of NH-75 (old NH no. 48) in Karnataka. The project is scheduled be completed in 30 months and involves construction of 63 kms of four-lane dual carriage way with concrete pavement in addition to the construction of 14.5 km of service roads, two flyovers, two major bridges, 14 minor bridges, nine underpasses and a toll plaza. The contract value is around Rs.821 crore.
L& Ts Smart World and Communication business has bagged orders worth Rs 761 crore, which involve design and implementation of safe cities using integrated security features and intelligent and integrated traffic management systems. The company said additional orders worth Rs 543 cr have also been received from various ongoing jobs of Power Transmission & Distribution and Buildings & Factories businesses.
SOLAR Canadian Solar bags 63 MW solar power project in Mexico
Greentechlead, Apr 04,’16
Canadian Solar has won a 63 MWp solar power project in Aguascalientes, Mexico to develop and build the solar power plant. Canadian Solar will sell the electricity generated to CFE under a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement for energy and capacity and 20-year for Clean Energy Certificates at approximately US $47.95/MWh. The project is expected to be connected to the grid in September 2018.
Vestas bags 172 MW of turbine supply orders in Brazil
renewables.seenews, Apr 04,’16
Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems A/S announced it will supply wind turbines for six projects totalling 172 MW in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia under its first orders in that country for the year. More specifically, Vestas will deliver and install 86 pieces of its V110-2.0 MW turbines under the new contracts. Turbine delivery is expected in the second quarter of 2017, whilst commissioning is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2017. The value of the deals was not given.
Thai group awards UAE hotel project contracts
Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group has awarded contracts for the development of two new hotel projects – Anantara Jebel Dhanna and Avani Jebel Dhanna – in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Aecom, a global provider of professional technical and management support services, and Dhabi Contracting have been appointed as the lead architecture and interior design consultant for the project. The work on Anantara Jebel Dhanna and Avani Jebel Dhanna will begin soon and is scheduled for opening in 2018.
Anantara Jebel Dhanna Villas will have a total of 60 keys across three villa types: 20 one-bedroom villas, 38 two-bedroom villas and two impressive three-bedroom villas. The new Anantara will offer two restaurants and a pool bar, a gym, a swimming pool and an Anantara Spa.
Avani Jebel Dhanna Hotel will have 230 keys across two different room types: 170 deluxe rooms and 60 superior rooms including a kitchenette. Other facilities will include multiple dining options, a gym and a swimming pool.
CMI bags order from BHEL PEM
CMI Limited has recently bagged order from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited – Project Engineering Management, valued at Rs. 6.53 Cr for the supply of instrumentation cables to the super thermal power project of 3 x 660 MW at North Karanpura project of NTPC.
Acciona Energia wins 168-MW wind project in Mexico
renewables.seenews, Apr 01,’16
Acciona Energia has said that it will implement a 168-MW wind park at Tamaulipas region in Mexico. The local subsidiary of Spanish group Acciona SA was among the winners in Mexico’s energy auction this week. It won 585.7 GWh of power supply contracts for the wind project. The auction resulted in 1.38 TWh of annual wind and 4 TWh of annual solar power deals. Named El Cortijo, the wind power plant will comprise 56 of Acciona’s 3-MW turbines. Construction works is scheduled for 2017 and commercial operation for 2018. The energy output will be supplied to state-owned Comision Federal de Electricidad under a 15-year power supply contract.
JGC Clinches $240M EPC Contract to Build Gas Processing Plant in Aceh
Japan’s JGC Corporation has said that its unit JGC Indonesia, jointly with PT. Encona Inti Industri, has been awarded an EPC contract for the construction of a 90 million standard cubic feet per day gas processing plant in Aceh Province, Sumatra, Indonesia by PT Medco Energi Internasional Tbk’s subsidiary PT Medco E&P Malaka. The lump-sum turnkey contract has a value of approximately $240.3 million and is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2018.
KEC International bags orders worth Rs 836 crore
ET, Mar 31,’16
KEC International Ltd has secured orders worth Rs 836 crore. It has bagged the first order worth Rs 608 crore from Powergrid Southern Interconnector Transmission System Ltd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of PGCIL – for construction of transmission line associated with ‘Beyond Vemagiri’ Transmission System Project. The second order worth Rs 129 crore from Power Grid Jabalpur Transmission Ltd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of PGCIL – for construction of transmission lines associated with Vindhyachal-V project. In the international market, it has bagged order worth Rs 56 crore. In the cable business segment, the company has bagged orders of Rs 43 crore for supply of power and telecom cables.
L&T Construction wins contracts worth Rs 2,271 crore
ET, Mar 31,’16
Larsen & Toubro has bagged the below orders, cumulative cost of the order is Rs.2271 crore.
# It has bagged a major turnkey order worth Rs 1,500 crore from a leading developer to construct a world-class Mixed Used Development in New Delhi. The project includes construction of a convention centre, business centre tower and two hotel towers as part of the overall development. L&T’s scope of work involves civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and finishing works.
# Its Heavy Civil Infrastructure business in its defence segment has bagged a construction order worth Rs 450 crore for the upgradation works at Air Force Academy, Hyderabad. The scope involves resurfacing and extension of main runway and parallel taxi track, widening of tracks, earth filling and allied works.
# Its Power Transmission and Distribution business has bagged new orders worth Rs 321 crore in both the domestic and international markets
# In the international front, it has received an order from Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) for the engineering, procurement and construction of 500 kV Transmission Line for Thai/Laos Border Crossing.
Suzlon bags 197.40 MW wind power project in Gujarat
ET, Mar 31,’16
Suzlon Group has said that it has bagged a turnkey order for development of 197.40 MW wind power project from a leading private sector power utility in Gujarat. It will install its S97 suite of wind turbine generators with 120m and 90m hub height and rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The projects will be located across three sites in Kutch and Bhavnagar districts of Gujarat. The project will be commissioned in phases with complete execution scheduled by March 2017. It will also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services for the complete project life-cycle.
Alliant wins approval for $700M power plant near Beloit
Startribune, Mar 31,’16
Alliant Energy Corp. has won preliminary approval from a regulatory panel to build a $700 million natural gas-fired power plant near Beloit. The Madison-based utility says the new plant will be located next to its existing gas-fired Riverside power plant. Construction is expected to begin this fall, and the 700 MW plant could begin operation in 2020.
Kadant received two orders for its wood processing equipment
Lesprom, Mar 31,’16
Kadant Inc. received two orders for its wood processing equipment with a combined total of approximately $5 million. The orders included multiple batch feeding systems and strander systems for oriented strand board producers in France and Malaysia. The strander and batch infeed systems are expected to be delivered and commissioned in the second half of 2016.
Astec Receives $122.5M Pellet Plant Order for Highland Pellets
Astec Industries, Inc. ASTE has received an order for the final $122.5 million of a pellet plant order for Highland Pellets along with a related deposit. The company also received the rest of the contracted payment on the first $30 million order. Astec previously announced receipt of the initial $30 million order in Aug 2015 for Highland Pellets. As per the new contract, the company will build additional equipment for the first production line of this multi-line wood pellet plant facility.
PNC Infratech bags Rs 1,155 crore road project
ET, Mar 31,’16
PNC Infratech has said that it has bagged a Rs 1,155 crore EPC contract from NHAI for 4-laning of Nagina-Kashipur section of NH-74 from km 73.000 to Km 175.00 in the states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh under NHDP IV.
Ahluwalia Contracts gains on securing orders worth Rs 199.86 crore
Livemint, Mar 31,’16
Ahluwalia Contracts (India) has secured new orders aggregating to Rs 199.86 crore for construction of institutional building, including electrical, plumbing & firefighting services. Of total, the company has bagged new orders worth of Rs 115 crore for extension of construction work for Amity University campus Kolkata, it won contract worth Rs 49.86 crore for construction of school building for anandilal & ganesh podar society mumbai, while the company has secured order worth Rs 35 crore for extension of construction work for Bennett University Greater Noida.
North Lanarkshire firm wins contract for new hospital
motherwelltimes.co.uk, Mar 30,’16
A North Lanarkshire firm has won a £400,000 contract for the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Heavy engineering and steel fabrication specialists Cairnhill Structures will provide a fast track framing system which will form the skeleton of the building. Cairnhill’s in-house design team will draw up the plans for the new structure, which also offers the company’s Cairnframe system, with work due to start in May and last for five months.
Astec Industries (ASTE) Gets $112.5M Pellet Plant Order
Astec Industries Inc., has received an order for the final $122.5 million of a pellet plant order for Highland Pellets along with a related deposit on that order. The Company also received the remainder of the contracted payment on the first $30 million order. The Company previously announced receipt of the initial $30 million order on August 20, 2015. The Company plans to build and deliver the equipment in the additional order during 2016 and will discuss the details of the entire order on its first quarter earnings release conference call.
Suzlon Energy bags order from IOC
Indiainfoline, Mar 30,’16
The Suzlon Group has announced another turnkey order of 48.30MW wind power project from Indian Oil Corporation Limited . The project consists of 11 units of S97 120m all‐steel hybrid tower and 12 units of S97 90m tubular tower with rated capacity of 2.1MW each. Located in the districts of Jaisalmer and Jodhpur, Rajasthan, the project is scheduled for completion by March 2017. Suzlon will provide comprehensive operation and maintenance for an initial period of 10 years.
MEP Infrastructure JV wins Maharashtra road widening project; rallies 6%
Indiainfoline, Mar 30,’16
MEP Infrastructure Developers Ltd has announced that the Company in Joint Venture with Sanjose India Infrastructure & Construction Pvt. Ltd has been declared as the Successful Bidder [L1] by MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways] for four laning of Arawali – Kante section of NH-17 (New NH-66) from km. 241.300 to km 281.300 (Total length 39.240 km) in Maharashtra under NHDP Phase-IV on Hybrid Annuity Mode.
Nuberg wins USD 76 mn project in UAE
TNN, Mar 29,’16
Nuberg has won a USD 76 million project from Emirates Chemical Factory of Saif Al Khaili Group, a UAE-based conglomerate, for an alkali plant in Abu Dhabi. The project envisions setting up a 150 TPD Chlor Alkali / Caustic Chlorine plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), UAE, which will produce caustic soda and other chlorine derivatives such as Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Sodium Hypochlorite and Hydrochloric Acid.
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project gains on order from NHAI
BS, Mar 29,’16
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project has been awarded “L1” status for road projects from National Highways Authority of India. The first is the four laning and design chainage of Rampur-Kathgodam section of NH-87 in the State of Uttar Pradesh under NHDP-III on hybrid annuity mode. The second is the four laning and design chainage of Rampur-Kathgodam section of NH-87 in the State of Uttarakhand under NHDP-III on hybrid annuity mode.
Ashok Leyland wins Rs 800 crore order from Indian armed forces
DC, Mar 29,’16
Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland will supply 450 units of Field Artillery Tractor (FAT) 6×6 and other similar super stallion vehicles, and 825 units of ambulance 4×4, Ashok Leyland to the Indian Armed Forces.
Portadown construction group wins 12m contract
Irishtimes, Mar 29,’16
The Portadown construction group JH Turkington and Sons has been awarded a £12 million contract to develop the new headquarters for the North’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The three-storey departmental headquarters will be located on the former Shackleton army barracks in Ballykelly and the construction project is expected to support 155 full time jobs.
SunCon wins RM1.21b MRT viaduct project contract
thestar.com, Mar 28,’16
Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) has awarded the viaduct work package V201 for the construction of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) line to Sunway Construction Sdn Bhd. The contract is worth RM1.21bil. The contractor would construct and complete the viaduct guideway and other associated works for a 4.9km stretch of the SSP Line’s elevated alignment from Sungai Buloh to Persiaran Dagang.
It is expected that phase one of the SSP line begins operations in the second quarter of 2021, and the rest of the line in the second quarter of 2022. The SSP Line is 52.2km in length, of which 13.5km will run underground. It will have 37 stations, 11 of them underground stations.
Ikhmas bags RM173.5m construction contract
Theedgemarkets, Mar 28,’16
Ikhmas Jaya Group Bhd has been appointed as the main contractor for a mixed development project by Gallimont Development Sdn Bhd for RM173.5 million. Ikhmas Jaya secured the project via its wholly-owned subsidiary Ikhmas Jaya Sdn Bhd.
Under the contract, the engineering, construction and piling specialist was tasked to undertake main building works for a 49-storey serviced apartment (364 units), which comprises a podium block with commercial lots and management offices, a seven-storey car park, common facilities and three floors of underground car park along Persiaran Stonor.
The subcontract work is for a period of 40 months and is expected to commence on April 15 and completed by Aug 15, 2019.
Steel Strips Wheels bags order from Peugeot Citroen worth around Rs 100 crore
ET, Mar 28,’16
Steel Strips Wheels Limited, an autoparts maker, has bagged an export order worth Rs 100 crore from French automobile manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroen. Supplies would be for PSA’s upcoming new plant in Kenitra, Morocco and their existing plants in Poissy, France and VigoSpain.
HCC bags orders worth Rs 623 crore for hydro power, tunneling sectors
ET, Mar 28,’16
Hindustan Construction Company has been awarded two contracts worth Rs 623 crore in the Hydro power and tunneling sectors.
The first order worth Rs 456 crore, by Tangsibji Hydro Energy of Bhutan, is for constructing 118 MW Nikachhu Hydropower project and it is to be completed in 48 months.
The second order of Rs 167 crore from Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation is for constructing a double lane tunnel of approximately 1,500 metre which will be the access road to Sawalkote Hydroelectric Power Project in J&K. This project is expected to be completed in 30 months.
Mitsubishi Corp to supply and install power transmission cables for CEB
sundaytimes.lk, Mar 27,’16
Mitsubishi Corporation together with J-Power Systems Corporation (subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd) and LTL Projects (Pvt) Ltd of Sri Lanka, has been awarded a contract by the Ceylon Electricity Board for the installation of underground transmission and distribution cables in the Greater Colombo region of Sri Lanka.
Mitsubishi Corporation and J-Power Systems will supply the underground transmission cables, while LTL will be in charge of supplying ancillary equipment and installation. The project, which receives some of its financing under a Japanese ODA loan, will cost approximately 7.5 billion yen and is scheduled for completion in May 2018.
Tokyu Construction clinches Dhaka railway deal
asia.nikkei, Mar 26’16
Tokyu Construction has won an order to build a railway system in Bangladesh. The project, worth around 8 billion yen is part of a Dhaka transportation system development plan being spearheaded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency. The Japanese contractor is to provide ground improvement and development work for the site to be used as a train depot. Work will likely start around June and be completed in the summer of 2018.
Line 6 of the Mass Rapid Transit, or MRT, system, the first commuter railway in the capital, will link Uttara, in northern Dhaka, to Motijheel, where government offices are concentrated. Sixteen new train stations will be built along the 20km or so route. A northern part of the line will open in 2019 ahead of the scheduled full opening by 2021. The overall cost is estimated at around 240 billion yen.
IL&FS bags Rs. 154-cr contract from PowerGrid
HBL, Mar 26,’16
A joint venture of IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd and Unitech Power Transmission Ltd has received a letter of award from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd worth Rs. 153.99 crore for a turnkey contract to execute a 765 kV transmission line in Gujarat. The scope of work includes supply contract for tower package for 765 kV Bhuj-Banaskanta transmission line associated with Green Energy Corridor relating to the Inter-State Transmission Scheme. The project, funded by The KFW Bank, is to be executed in Gujarat within 24 months from the date of award.
Drake & Scull wins $93m Doha Metro contract
Meconstructionnews, Mar 23,’16
The Dubai-listed Drake & Scull says it has won a QR340 million contract for work on rail depots linked to the Doha Metro in Qatar. The contract was awarded by the Japanese contractor Fujita Corporation, which is undertaking work on the metro’s Red and Green lines. Under the agreement, the Drake & Scull Rail division will undertake the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of all mechanical, electrical and plumbing building services for depots, stabling yards and associated buildings related to the Red and Green lines. Delivery is scheduled for 2019.
Sarens wins oil refinery contract
Khl, Mar 23,’16
Sarens, Global heavy lift and Transport Company, has received the heavy lift contract from Kellogg, Brown & Root to support the construction and expansion activities at an oil refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. Beginning this month, the contract includes the heavy lift and placement of two hydrocracker reactor vessels, the largest weighing 359.7 tonnes. Among other supporting equipment, the lifts will require a CC8800-1 crane with 84 metres of main boom and a superlift tray containing 640 tonnes of ballast weight. Sarens plans to use up to 14 qualified craftsmen to support the heavy lift activities. With an estimated 10-month completion timeline, the contract includes the heavy lift and placement of 48 modules and two tower vessels.
Eltel s power transmission business wins its first substation contract with Statnett in Norway
Eltelgroup, Mar 23,’16
Eltel has won a substation contract for a turnkey delivery of a new 420 kV substation for Statnett in Norway. The substation project in Norway is part of a broader programme of system reinforcement and replacement of ageing assets forming an integral part of Statnett’s ongoing development plans. The substation contract includes engineering, procurement, and construction of a new 420 kV substation including civil works. The new substation, located in Telemark at Vermorktoppen, will replace an existing substation built in 1972 that will be demolished as part of the contract. The project will start in the spring of 2016 and continue into 2018. The value of this contract is approximately EUR 7.5 million.
Boeing Wins 185M Defense Contract for Apache Helicopters
Zacks, Mar 23,’16
Boeing Co. has secured a contract from the U.S. Army for the full-rate production of the Lot 7 Apache helicopter. The contract is worth $184.9 million. The contracting activity is Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL. Work related to the contract is scheduled to be complete by Jun 30, 2017 and will be performed in Mesa, AZ.
Pennar Engineered bags orders worth Rs 120 crore
Livemint, Mar 23,’16
Pennar Engineered Building Systems has bagged orders worth Rs 120 crore. The details below.,
# V S Raju & Company for a warehouse in Bangalore, Karnataka
# Reliance Jio Infocomm for its 4G tower infrastructure at multiple locations in India
# L&T Construction for its factory at Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
# Nimma Narayan Engineers for manufacturing unit (for MES) at Nagpur, Maharashtra
# TVS Infrastructure for its Warehouse in Singadivakkam, Tamil Nadu
# Himedia Laboratories for its factory building in Dindori, Madhya Pradesh
# Shiv Shakti Sugars for a warehouse in Bangalore, Karnataka
# Kumar Raja & Co. for a processing unit (for MES) at Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
L&T Construction bags order for residential project in Mumbai
Indiainfoline, Mar 23,’16
The business has bagged orders worth Rs. 2018 crores. A major turnkey high rise residential project has been bagged from a leading developer in Mumbai. The scope involves civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and finishing works for six towers each with 55 to 60 floors. Additional orders have been won from various existing customers for the development of commercial and residential spaces.
L&T Power Transmission & Distribution Business bagged orders worth Rs. 710 crores
Indiainfoline, Mar 23,’16
The business has bagged new orders worth Rs. 710 crores in both the domestic and international markets. In the domestic market, a major turnkey order has been received from POWERGRID Southern Interconnector Transmission System Limited for the construction of a 400 kV double circuit transmission line linking Cuddapah to Madhugiri. Another order has been won from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) for the construction of a 765kV double circuit transmission line at Cuddapah.
Larsen & Toubro (Oman) LLC has received a turnkey order from Oman Electricity Transmission Company for the construction of 400 kV reactor transformers and associated works at Sur and Izki substations.
L&T Metallurgical & Material Handling Business
Indiainfoline, Mar 23,’16
L&T has bagged orders worth Rs.177 crores that includes its first direct order to execute an Ash Handling Plant covering high concentration slurry disposal systems on an EPC basis from NTPC Limited for the Tanda Thermal Power Project in Uttar Pradesh. The Business has also secured an add on package for the CHP Anpara Power Project. An additional order worth Rs. 300 crores has been received from an ongoing job of the Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business.
Kalpataru Power bags Rs 1,320 crore orders from Power Grid Corp
ET, Mar 22,’16
Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd has secured orders worth Rs 1,320 crore from Power Grid Corp.,
1. The order includes a transmission line supply project for Gadarwara-Warora Transmission Line project of about Rs. 353 crore from Powergrid Warora Transmission Ltd.
2. A transmission line supply project for ultra mega solar park transmission system in Andhra Pradesh of Rs 77 crore and also a Rs.44 crore for a substation project.
3. Turnkey transmission line project of 765 KV Vemagiri-Chilakaluripeta of about Rs 778 crore from Powergrid Southern Interconnector Transmission System Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corp.
4. The company has also got turnkey transmission line project of Rs 73 crore in Abu Dhabi.
LA Firm Secures $21M For Oklahoma Steel Mill Project
Swtimes, Mar 22,’16
A Los Angeles-based company has secured $21 million in New Markets Tax Credit funds to build an environmentally sustainable steel manufacturing facility. When completed in late 2017, The Commercial Metals Co. micro steel mill will utilize a production line process called “continuous-continuous,” powered by an electric arc furnace. The steel mill is expected to be capable of producing 380,000 tons of steel rebar from recycled scrap. The steel mill site is located within a multicounty area designated as a federal Promise Zone for the Choctaw Nation.
Hill bags deal to oversee build of GCC-backed, 900m Morocco project
thenational.ae, Mar 22,’16
Hill International, a project management firm, has landed a contract to oversee the first phase of a US$900 million mixed-use development in Morocco’s capital, Rabat. The contract was awarded by an affiliate of UAE-backed Wessal Capital to manage Wessal Bouregreg, a project that will include a 5,000 square metres shopping mall, 4,200 homes and 104,600 sq metres of office space, parks and a waterfront promenade.
JMC Projects surges on securing order worth over Rs 930 crore
BS, Mar 22,’16
JMC Projects (India) has received orders worth over Rs 930 crore. Below are the details.,
#. Bagged order for infrastructure development project from Naya Raipur Development Authority worth Rs 169 crore.
#. Received order for a building project in Bangalore worth Rs.62 crore.
#. Mantri Developers issued order for a retail mall project worth Rs. 235 crore.
#. Bagged an EPC order from Ethiopia worth approx. Rs. 465 crore.
TruStar Energy to Construct 12 Additional CNG Fueling Stations for UPS
Azobuild, Mar 21,’16
TruStar Energy, one of the nation’s leading developers of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build 12 additional CNG fueling stations for UPS. TruStar Energy will also maintain and service the stations under a long-term maintenance agreement. The 12 new CNG stations will be built by TruStar Energy in Amarillo, Texas; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Columbia, S.C.; El Paso, Texas; Fort Worth, Texas; Kansas City, Kan.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Reno, Nev.; San Antonio, Texas; Tifton, Ga.; Trinidad, Colo., and Willow Grove, Pa.
CIMIC wins Gold Coast light rail contract
sbs.com.au, Mar 21 2016
CIMIC has won a contract from The Queensland government to build stage 2 of the Gold Coast light rail, after Queensland government finalized $420m in project funding. CIMIC said its construction arm CPB Contractors will start work on the project in April. The work involves a 7.3 km dual track alignment, three additional light rail stations, and two car park facilities. The contract is scheduled to be completed in late 2017.
Yongnam wins contracts worth S$49.5m in Singapore and Hong Kong
Straitstimes, Mar 21 2016
Yongnam Holdings, a Mainboard-listed company, has announced that it has secured two contracts worth a combined S$49.5 million. The two projects comprise a structural steelwork sub-contract for the proposed 19-storey mixed-use development housing the future Outram Community Hospital in Singapore, and a specialist civil engineering sub-contract for the Hong Kong MTR Shatin to Central Line Cross Harbour Tunnel.
Va Tech Wabag secures orders worth Rs.5000 crore in FY16
IndiaInfoline, Mar 21 2016
VA Tech Wabag Ltd, a leading Indian MNC in the water sector, has won record orders worth Rs. 5,000 Crores in FY 2016.
The Exim Bank of India funded Polgahawela Water Treatment Plant order has been brought into the company’s order book, following the signing of the loan agreement between the Water Board of Sri Lanka and Exim Bank of India earlier this month. The order is worth US$ 108 mn and is the second order secured from Sri Lanka by the Company through Buyers Credit, the first one being the Dambulla order, which is at an advanced stage of completion. The scope includes design, construction, testing and commissioning of an integrated water supply scheme for Polgahawela and adjoining areas.
In September ’15, the company secured an INR 1,500 crore ETP order from PETRONAS in Malaysia which is progressing at a good pace. The Re-FEED engineering approval has been achieved and the procurement activities have already started for this project. The construction activities too at the site have begun. On the INR 580 crore Al Madina Al Shamaliya STP order, which was bagged by the Company during the month of July ’15, the basic engineering has been approved by the client. In this project, the civil works have started and the ordering of key equipments is at an advanced stage. The INR 220 Crore RWTP order from Dangote Fertilizers in Nigeria is at an advanced stage of engineering and the ordering of supplies is progressing at a good pace.
RCR wins Origin solar project contract
au.news.yahoo, Mar 21 2016
RCR Tomlinson has won a contract to provide initial design and engineering plans for a proposed solar farm at Dalby in Queensland. However the final contract is still subject to various state and federal regulatory approvals, achievement of grant funding and a final investment decision by Origin. RCR did not disclose the value of the initial contract.
Omans Gulfar Engineering wins $300m contract
Meconstructionnews, Mar 18,’16
Galfar Engineering, the Omani contractor, has been awarded a $299.21 million construction contract by the Sultanate’s top oil and gas producer. The contractor will build a new central processing facility at Petroleum Development Oman’s (PDO) Yibal Khuff project, which is south west of Muscat. The contract duration is for 51 months and will include civil, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation works.
Bintai Kinden unit wins RM31m job in Singapore
Thestar, Mar 18,’16
Bintai Kinden Corp Bhd’s unit Bintai Kindenko Pte Ltd has received a RM31.42mil sub-contract from W’Ray Construction Pte Ltd. The project entailed the supply, delivery, installation, completion and maintenance of air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation and electrical system for the proposed additions and alterations to existing 4-storey commercial development (Northpoint Shopping Centre) in Singapore. The project is expected to be completed by July 31, 2017.
Fermaca wins CFE US$370 mln Mexico natgas pipeline contract
Theyucatantimes, Mar 17,’16
CFE, Mexico’s national power company, has awarded a $372.6 million natural gas pipeline contract to Mexico-based energy company Fermaca. The contract is to build, operate and maintain a gas pipeline that will run through the states of Durango, Zacatecas and Aguascalientes, and which should begin operating in January 2018.
Ujaas Energy bags Order from Rashtriya Ispat Nigam
Indiainfoline, Mar 17,’16
Ujaas Energy Limited has received an order from Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited to establish, operate & maintain 5 MW solar photovoltaic power plant at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. Approximate cost of the order is Rs.34.73 crore.
CG Wins USD 35 Million Order from PT PLN (Persero) Indonesia
Businesswireindia, Mar 17,’16
Avantha Group Company CG has won a significant order of USD 35 million from PT PLN (Persero), the state-owned electricity company of Indonesia, to manufacture and install 28 power transformers ranging from 83.3 MVA to 167 MVA and rated voltage 500 kV/150 kV. The delivery period is scheduled between May 2016 and March 2017. The order falls under a project funded by PT PLN to enhance the performance of the Indonesian transmission grid.
KEC International wins orders worth Rs. 1,041 crore
Indiainfoline, Mar 17,’16
KEC International Ltd, an RPG Group company, has secured order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for the construction of Transmission Lines in various parts of India. Order worth is around Rs.246 crore. It has also received order from West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited for construction of Transmission Lines at a value of Rs.83 crore.
On International front, it has received orders worth Rs. 404 crore for construction of Transmission Line in Ghana, Africa. The company has secured orders of Rs. 108 crore for supply of Power Cables (incl. EHV) and Telecom Cables. Supply orders worth Rs. 200 crore across the Americas.
Hock Seng Lee wins RM750m contract to build Kuching water treatment plant
Theedgemarkets, Mar 17 ,’16
Hock Seng Lee Bhd’s, in a filing with Bursa Malaysia, has said that its 75%-owned consortium Kumpulan Nishimatsu Hock Seng Lee has been awarded a contract worth RM750m for the Kuching City Central Wastewater Management System: Centralized Sewerage For Kuching City Centre (Package 2). The scope of works for the project includes construction and commissioning of the wastewater treatment plant, main, secondary and tertiary lines, property connections, provision of process plant and equipment, related building works, mechanical and electrical works. The contract is planned to be completed in 72 months.
Suzlon continues to witness order traction in India; wins 81.90MW turnkey orders from new and existing customers
Eqmagpro, Mar 17,’16
The Suzlon Group has won order for a combined capacity of 81.90MW.It will install its robust multi-megawatt S111 90m, S97 120m, S97 90m, and the S95 90m turbines with rated capacity of 2.1MW each. Suzlon will provide a comprehensive range of services to build and maintain the wind projects, which include design, supply, installation, commissioning and dedicated life cycle asset management services. The projects are spread across the key wind states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, and are scheduled to be completed by FY17.
Toshiba unit bags Rs 132 crore sewerage project in Jharkhand
ET, Mar 16,’16
Toshiba Group’s water services company UEM India has bagged an order from Jharkhand Urban Infrastructure Development Company for the construction of two sewage treatment plants based on sequencing batch reactor technology, with 5-million and 7-million litter per day capacities, along with a 55-kilometre sewerage network and seven pumping stations. It also covers 10 years of operation and maintenance services and has a total value of Rs 132.6 crore.
Tata Motor bags MMRDA order
DC, Mar 16,’16
Tata Motors has signed a contract with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority to supply 25 Tata Starbus diesel series hybrid electric bus with full low floor configuration.
RPP Infra Projects up 4%; bags order worth Rs 31cr in Karnataka
Moneycontrol, Mar 16,’16
RPP Infra Projects has received an order from Karnataka State Police Housing & Infrastructure Development Corporation for the construction of 48 PC quarters in Mangalore and 112 PC quarters in Dakshina Kannada district under police gruh 2020 scheme. Approximate order value is around Rs.30.9 crore and is to be completed within 20 months.
Gamesa bags 20 MW solar power project in Sri Lanka
Moneycontrol, Mar 16,’16
Gamesa, Wind turbine maker, has bagged an EPC order for a 20 MW solar power project from LAUGFS Power Ltd in Sri Lanka. The project is expected to commence operations by October.
RattanIndia Solar bags 50 MW solar project in Allahabad
ET, Mar 15,’16
Rattan India Group firm RattanIndia Solar Ltd has won solar project of 50 MW capacity at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. The project was won at a tariff of Rs 4.43 per unit plus a viability gap funding of Rs 75 lakh per MW in reverse e-auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation Limited. The land for the project will be provided by Uttar Pradesh.
Vinci wins EPC contract on Trans-Adriatic pipeline
Globalconstructionreview, Mar 15,’16
Vinci subsidiary Spiecapag has been awarded an EPC contract for three sections of the upcoming Trans-Adriatic pipeline that will form the final link in the European Union’s Southern Gas Corridor between Italy and the Caucasus. One section will run 185km between Kipoi and Kavala in Greece and the other two will connect Bilisht and Topoje in Albania, a distance of 215km. Altogether, the TAP will cover 878km and will span Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea before landing at the town of San Foca in the heel of Italy, where it will join the European gas network.
Once completed, the project will form one of three linked pipelines that will transport gas from BP’s Shah Deniz II gas field in Azerbaijan’s portion of the Caspian Sea. One section of the line, the South Caucasus Pipeline, has already been built. This will take gas to the border between Turkey and Georgia, where it will join the $11bn, 1,8850km Trans-Anatolian Pipeline, which is expected to be finished in 2018.
KBR-SOCAR wins Azeri refinery contract
Tcetoday, Mar 15,’16
KBR has announced that its JV with the Azeri state oil company has won a PMC contract to modernize the Heydar Aliyev Baku oil refinery in Azerbaijan. The refinery’s processing capacity will be increased from 6m to 7.5m t/y, its catalytic cracking unit from 2m to 2.5m t/y, with Euro 5 standards for all refined products. The modernization will begin immediately and is set to be completed by late 2018 at a cost of US$1bn. It has not disclosed the value of its PMC contract.
SCEE wins $10m new contract
news.com.au, Mar 15,’16
Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has secured $10m of new work, including $4m of transmission overhead line maintenance work by Western Power. The company has also received a further $6m of new orders on an existing project, taking the total value of work won so far in 2016 to over $30m.
L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,672 crore
ET, Mar 15,’16
Larsen & Toubro has said that its construction arm has received order from UP Avas Vikas Parishad, for a multi-storey residential project in Lucknow worth Rs.967 crore. The company said it has also received Rs 125 crore order from ongoing jobs of L&T Construction’s water and effluent treatment business. The firm’s power and distribution business has bagged Rs 580 crore project in international markets.
Indian Hume Pipe gains on orders worth Rs 147 crore
BS, Mar 15,’16
Indian Hume Pipe has received an order from Anantapuramu Municipal Corporation, Andhra Pradesh worth Rs. 147 crore. The order is to execute comprehensive water supply service improvements in Anantapuramu Municipal Corporation (Package – I) under Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project (ADMDP).
Richa Industries wins Rs 24 crore order from Bharat Electronics Limited
ET, Mar 14,’16
Richa Industries has won a Rs 24 crore order from Bharat Electronics Limited for construction of pre-engineered building in Navi Mumbai. The scope of work includes civil, electrical, communication system and PEB structure. The Project includes design and construction of three buildings including composite shed, finishing shed and rain test shed with the total area of approximately 4300 square metre. The project will be completed in eighteen months.
Bhageria Industries wins bid of 30 MW from Solar Energy Corporation of India
Indiainfoline, Mar 14,’16
The Bhageria Industries Limited has announced that it has been awarded a turnkey order by the Solar Energy Corporation of India for installing a 30MW solar power plant in dist. Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. The completion of project is expected in first quarter of 2017. It will also operate and maintain the same plant for 25 years.
SSH signed up for Kuwait luxury hotel project
Tradearabia, Mar 14,’16
SSH has been awarded a major contract by Tamouh National General Trading & Contracting for a new four-star hotel coming up in the Governorate of Hawally, Kuwait. As per the deal, SSH will be the consultant for all the design phases and permitting, starting from data collection and concept design phase through to tender documents and services for the high-rise project.
The hotel will include a lobby, reception and spa, and 31 above ground floors, 22 of which are hotel guest areas with five hotel rooms per floor and a luxury floor that will host two large guest suites. In addition to 122 hotel rooms, it will also contain two specialty restaurants, retail shops, children’s play area, gym, all-day dining facility, terrace, and administrative offices and facilities such as meeting rooms, laundry areas and a central kitchen.
Sacyr consortium wins $1.2bn Oman water project deal
Sacyr Vallehermoso, a leading Spanish construction company, said a consortium led by its subsidiary Valoriza Agua, has won a $1.2 billion construction contract for a 250,000 cu m per day reverse osmosis desalination plant in Sohar region of Oman. The contract was awarded by Oman Power & Water Procurement Company to the consortium comprising Valoriza Water (51 per cent), Oman Brunei Investment Company (25 per cent) and Sogex Oman (24 per cent). It includes the purchase of the plant’s drinking water output under a 20-year water purchase agreement. The project, located on the Batinah coast is scheduled to begin operation in 2018.
RTA awards $166m Dubai road contract
Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority has awarded a $166 million contract for the development of the Sheikh Rashid Rd – Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road Interchange Project in the emirate. The Interchange, which is part of a major project to upgrade Al Shindagha roads network and help accommodate growing traffic and improve mobility throughout Dubai, is due for completion in the last quarter of 2017.The new project is situated at the crossing of Sheikh Rashid Road heading northward towards Al Shindagha, with Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road heading towards the junction of Al Kuwait Road and Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road.
Hitachi bags order for 23 elevators from ITC Kohinoor in Hyderabad
HBL, Mar 11,’16
Hitachi has announced that Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte Ltd has been awarded an order for 23 units of elevators from ITC Ltd, which is setting up a five-star deluxe hotel project, ‘ITC Kohinoor’ in Hyderabad.ITC Kohinoor is coming up in the IT hub overlooking the picturesque Durgam Cheruvu lake. It plans to offer 290 guest rooms and suites. The project is expected to be operational in 2017.
RES and Boralex awarded 50-MW wind project in Ontario LRP
Windpowerengineering, Mar 11,’16
Renewable Energy Systems Canada (RES) and partner, Boralex, were selected by the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and awarded an LRP I Contract for a 50-MW wind-power project as part of the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP) process. LRP is a competitive process for procuring large renewable energy projects with a capacity greater than 500 kilowatts. The project, Otter Creek Wind Farm Project, is situated on private lands in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, and is targeted to reach commercial operation by the end of 2019.
Mitsubishi, Doosan Heavy win power plant order in Vietnam
asia.nikkei, Mar 11,’16
Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp. and South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction will build a coal-fired power plant in southern Vietnam together with two local partners. The state-owned Electricity of Vietnam placed the order in light of burgeoning demand in the southern part of the country, which includes the economic hub Ho Chi Minh City.
Total project costs are estimated at around 70 billion yen. The four partners are currently building two 600-megawatt plants at the Vin Tan 4 coal power station to fulfill an order placed in 2013. The new order will add one more plant of the same capacity, but which is more efficient and environmentally friendly, in an adjacent space. The total output capacity of the station will be 1,800MW.
Mitsubishi will provide steam turbines and power generation equipment, while Doosan will supply boilers and undertake construction at the site. The Vietnamese partners will contribute auxiliary equipment for the plant.
HCC gains on bagging contract worth Rs 635 crore
Livemint, Mar 11,’16
HCC has been awarded Rs 635 crore contract by NTPC to construct Head Race Tunnel (balance works) for Tapovan Vishnugad Hydro-electric Power Project on the River Dhauliganga in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. The project is to be completed in 34 months.
The item rate contract involving salvaging of Double Shield Tunnel Boring Machine stuck in the earlier operation by other contractor, refurbishing and putting it in operation to construct 2.84 km long Head Race Tunnel, installation of segmental lining. The contract also involves construction of 1.66 km long tunnel using drill & blast method and concrete lining.
Astaldi wins Polish S7 contract between Naprawa and Skomielna Biala
Worldhighways, Mar 11,’16
Astaldi, a global construction company based in Rome, has won a contract worth nearly €222 million for construction of Poland’s S7 dual carriageway between Naprawa and Skomielna Biala. The contract, awarded by the Polish General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA), includes construction of a 2km tunnel under the Lubon Maly massif, 38 bridges and viaducts and three motorway services. There will also be 25km of access roads and two junctions. The vast majority of construction will be upgrading National Road 7 (DK 7).
Primoris Services Corporation Announces Pipeline Construction Awards Valued at over $185 Million
Businesswire, Mar 10,’16
Primoris Services Corporation announced two new pipeline construction awards with a combined value in excess of $185 million. The contracts were secured by Primoris’ Rockford Corporation, part of the West Construction Services segment.
The first award is for a new natural gas pipeline located in central Florida for a midstream customer. The project consists of 79 miles of 36” diameter pipeline to transport natural gas for power generation needs. The scope of work includes 42 road bores, five directional drills, and six mainline test sections. Construction is scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2016 and is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2017.
The second award is for a new natural gas pipeline to a power plant in southern Pennsylvania for an independent power producer. The project consists of 3.7 miles of 24” diameter natural gas pipeline and will give an existing coal-fired plant the option to burn natural gas. Construction is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2016 and is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2016.
Citic Envirotech wins 198m-yuan project to upgrade wastewater treatment plant
Businesstimes, Mar 10,’16
CITIC Envirotech has landed a project from the local government of Gaoyang County in China’s Hebei Province to upgrade an existing industrial wastewater treatment plant for 198 million yuan. The project will start immediately and will be completed by December this year.
ABB bags Rs 941 crore order in Germany
Dnaindia, Mar 10,’16
ABB has received an order worth around $140 million from transmission system operators Energinet.dk in Denmark and 50Hertz Transmission in Germany to design, supply and install an HVDC converter station in Bentwisch, Northern Germany. HVDC converter station will link Danish and German power grids and enhance energy security.
China’s CRRC wins contract to build rail cars for Chicago
Shanghaidaily, Mar 10,’16
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has announced that it has won a 1.3-billion-U.S. dollar order to build 846 rail cars for Chicago Transit Authority. As part of its winning bid, CRRC will build a new rail car assembly facility in Chicago; with an aim to see the first cars going into service in 2020.
Skipper bags Rs 120 crore orders from Power Grid
Moneycontrol, Mar 10,’16
Skipper Ltd has announced that it has bagged two orders worth Rs 120 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd for the supply of transmission towers in the domestic market.
Supreme Infrastructure bags Rs 185 crore orders
Moneycontrol , Mar 10,’16
Supreme Infrastructure India Ltd has bagged an EPC work of Rs 75.72 crore from Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) for the construction of six lane bridge in Mumbai. It has also bagged an EPC work in JV with 49 per cent work share of Rs 109.27 crore from MMRDA for the contruction of six lane bridge across Ulhas creek on proposed Motagaon-Mankoli Road.
PNC Infratech bags UP project
HBL, Mar 09,’16
PNC Infratech has bagged a Rs 868.5-crore contract for four-laning of a road project in Uttar Pradesh. The contract involves four-laning of Varanasi-Gorakhpur section of NH-29 in Uttar Pradesh under NHDP Phase-IV.
TANCUBFED awards contract to InfrasoftTech
DC, Mar 09,’16
InfrasoftTech, a leading technology enabler specialising in digital solutions for the banking & financial services sector, has awarded a contract by Tamil Nadu State Federation of Urban Cooperative Banks (TANCUBFED) for implementing core banking solutions and other e-banking services in 128 Urban Cooperative Banks in Tamil Nadu. The automation process will be executed by implementing InfrasoftTech’s OMNIEnterprise Core Banking Solution.
Japan, South Korea firms win contract to build $800 mln Botswana power plant
A joint venture by Japan’s Marubeni Corporation and South Korea’s Posco Energy has won an $800 million tender to expand Botswana’s Morupule B power plant by an extra 300MW. The new coal-fired plant would be an extension of the troubled Chinese built 600 MW power plant. The firms will recover their costs by selling the power to the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) through a 30-year power purchase agreement at a cost of 812.56 pula per MegaWatt hour. Construction of the new plant is expected to start late this year with the first power produced added to the national grid by May 2020.
Ramco Systems bags order from RSA Logistics
Indiainfoline, Mar 08,’16
Ramco Systems, leading Enterprise Software Provider through Cloud, Mobile and Tablets, joined hands with Middle-Eastern 3PL service provider, RSA Loqistics. Ramco Systems will implement its lntegrated Freight Management System (IFMS), an end-to-end solution suite that addresses the complete process flow of the Shipping and Transportation lndustry. RSA Logistics is a multi-award winning third-party logistics provider based in Dubai, with global alliances that help extend its reach to every corner of the world. The company offers storage and 360-degree supply chain solutions, including distribution, transportation, and international freight.
Ashoka Buildcon bags order worth Rs 155.8 crore
Indiainfoline, Mar 08,’16
Ashoka Buildcon Ltd has announced that the company, along with Bhartia Infra Projects Limited has bagged the project from National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited worth Rs. 155.81 Crore. The project involves 2 laning with paved shoulder of NH – 52 KM 583.450 to KM 605.600 (existing chainage from KM 583.450 to KM 595.00) from Pasighat to Bomjur road including realignment from KM 591.900 to 602.600 (design length = 22.15 KM) in Arunachal Pradesh Package of SARDP-NE on EPC Mode.
Inox Wind gets orders for 52 MW wind projects from IOC & Gujarat Industries Power
Indiainfoline, Mar 08 2016
Inox Wind Limited has bagged a turnkey project from the Indian Oil Corporation Limited for a 26 MW wind power project to be executed at Mahidad, Gujarat. It has also bagged another turnkey order from the Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited for 26 MW wind power project to be set up in Rajmol, Gujarat. As part of the two turnkey orders, Inox Wind will supply and install 26 units of its 2MW DFIG 100 rotor diameter Wind Turbine Generators. Inox Wind will be responsible for the entire project lifecvcle from manufacture and supply of WTGs to erection and commissioning as well as providing long term operations and maintenance services to the two projects.
RPP Infra Projects Ltd bags Prestigious Order from Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited worth Rs. 565 Millions
Moneycontrol, Mar 08 2016
RPP Infra Projects Limited has bagged two orders from Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited. The first order is to construct 154 No.of various types of residential quarters including electrification works for NTPL Township in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. Approximate order value is Rs.349 million. The second order is for the general works of Phase II Roads and Drains (TC-4AI) Package for NTPL 2*500 MW at Tuticorin worth Rs.216 million.
Va Tech Wabag gains 6%; bags Rs 594 cr order in Chennai
Moneycontrol, Mar 08 2016
Va Tech Wabag in consortium with IDE Technologies has won Rs 594 crore contract from Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewage Board (CMWSSB), Chennai, India for construction and operation & maintenance of a 45 MLD Tertiary treatment plant at Koyambedu, Chennai. The consortium will be responsible for the execution of the complete plant and transmission pipeline where Wabag would act as a leader.
this year.The $2 billion Purple Line Light Rail Project is located in the Washington Metropolitan Region. It will provide services stretching across 21 stations along a 16-mile alignment through Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
SMEC to manage development of 183MW hydropower project
esi-africa, Mar 08 2016
The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited has awarded a contract to SMEC to provide project management and construction supervision services on the 183MW Isimba hydropower project. SMEC will help UEGCL oversee the performance of various contractors, including the EPC contractor and owner’s engineer.
SMEC will manage the hydropower project that is located on the Nile River, 90km northeast of Kampala. The plant will extend over 2,865 hectares and will include a concrete gravity dam, a clay-core rockfill dam, spillway, powerhouse, switching stations and auxiliary power transmission works (including the 42km 132 kV Isimba-Bujagali transmission line).Once completed, the plant will generate 1,040GWh of electricity per annum, and is expected to increase the country’s capacity by 23%.
Elecon Engineering wins Rs 225 crore contract from Garden Reach Shipbuilders
ET, Mar 07,’16
Elecon Engineering Company has won a Rs 225 crore contract from Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders supply of marine gearboxes.
Micoperi secures EPC contract for Tema LNG facility in Ghana
hydrocarbons-technology, Mar 07 2016
Quantum Power, in consultation with its project partner Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, has selected Micoperi as an EPC contractor for the Tema LNG facility in Ghana. The $550m project will have the capacity to receive, store, regasify and deliver 3.4 million tonnes of LNG per year. The project is planned to be implemented on a BOOT basis and assets will be transferred to GNPC after its term for a period of 20 years. The facility will have the capacity to fuel more than 2,000MW of power generation. Operations at the facility are set to begin at the end of 2016.
STX France wins rentel EPCI contract
Breakbulk, Mar 07 2016.
STX France, a shipbuilding and marine services company, has been awarded an EPCI contract by Rentel, a Belgian offshore wind firm, for an offshore substation as part of a wind farm project off the Belgian coast. This work will also include completion of high voltage and ancillary equipment for the 309-megawatt wind farm. The 42 offshore wind turbine generators required for the project will be supplied and installed by German engineering firm Siemens. Contracts for the supply and installation of wind turbine foundations and cables are expected to be finalized shortly. An estimated €1.25 billion in project finance is expected to be raised for the project by mid-2016 and construction is due to start shortly afterwards. The project is expected to start ramp up power production over the course of 2018.
Babcock & Wilcox wins $80M+ coal-plant contract in the Philippines
Bizjournals, Mar 07 2016
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises has won a contract worth more than $80 million to design, engineer and manufacture a high-efficiency supercritical boiler for the Masinloc Thermal Power Plant expansion project in Zambales Province. The boiler is part of a 300 MW expansion project at the 600MW plant. Masinloc Power Partners Co., a subsidiary of U.S. power company AES , signed a contract in December with Korean construction company POSCO E&C to build two new units — 300 MW each — at the plant at a cost of $900 million. POSCO contracted with B&W. This would be the first of the two expansion units, and it is due to be finished in the first half of 2019.
Encorp’s unit wins RM8.9m construction contract from MSM Sugar Refinery
Theedgemarkets, Mar 07 2016
Encorp Construction & Infrastructure Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Encorp, has said that it has awarded a RM8.9 million contract by MSM Sugar Refinery (Johor) Sdn Bhd in relation to the proposed construction of a sugar refinery in Johor Bahru. Encorp Construction will be appointed as the main contractor for the construction works; the scope of works shall include construction and completion of earthworks and temporary site facilities for the project. The awarded contract is deemed a related party transaction, as both companies have ties to the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda). The contract period is from that date to Aug 3.
Essar Steel bags Iron Ore mine in Odisha
ET, Mar 04,’16
Essar Steel has won the first iron ore mine auctioned by the Odisha government. It has bagged the Ghoraburhani-Sagasahi iron ore mine in Odisha at a premium of 44% of the average price in aggressive bidding involving seven steel firms. Ghoraburhani-Sagasahi mine, spread over 139.2 hectares, is estimated to have 99.59 million tonnes of reserves.
Gamesa bags 12 MW solar energy projects in Tamil Nadu
ET, Mar 03,’16
Gamesa has bagged orders for 12 MW solar energy projects in Tamil Nadu. The company would be responsible for engineering and design, supply of inverters, erection and commissioning of the 12 MW photovoltaic solar power project and plans to begin operations by first quarter of 2016. The new order entails projects to be implemented for five customers in the region.
Fluor Team Wins Contract for Purple Line Transit Project
Zacks, Mar 03,’16
Purple Line Transit Partners, a team from Fluor Corporation, has won the design-build, finance, operate and maintain award from Maryland Department of Transportation and the Maryland Transit Administration for the Purple Line project. The team consists of Fluor Enterprises Inc., Star America Purple Line, LLC and Meridiam Infrastructure Purple Line, LLC.The Purple Line Transit Constructors team (comprised of Fluor Enterprises, The Lane Construction Corporation, Traylor Bros., and Atkins North America) will commence design and construction of the project later this year. Passenger service for the line is slated for early 2022.
Subsequent to the construction, Purple Line Transit Operators, a Fluor-led team will provide operations and maintenance services for 30 years. Fluor intends to book its share of the contract value sometime this year.The $2 billion Purple Line Light Rail Project is located in the Washington Metropolitan Region. It will provide services stretching across 21 stations along a 16-mile alignment through Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
Dilip Buildcon bags Rs 545.4-cr contract in Goa
ET Mar 03,’16
Dilip Buildcon has said that it has bagged Rs 545.4-crore contract from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to construct 640-km eight-lane cable-stayed bridge across the Zuari in Goa. It has partnered with Ukrainian firm Mostobudivelnyi Zahin) for its technical expertise to construct the cable bridge. Dilip Buildcon will have a majority stake of 70 per cent in the joint venture firm while the remaining 30 per cent will be held by MBZ. This contract is part of the Rs 676.19-crore, 1.084-km-long project, which is expected to be completed in 36 months.
Toshiba Group firm UEM India bags Rs 220 crore contract in Oman
ET Mar 02,’16
Toshiba Group’s water services company UEM India has bagged a Rs 220 crore DBO contract for a wastewater treatment and recycling plant in Oman. The contract was awarded by Majis Industrial Services SAOC (MISC), an Omani-government owned corporation and provider of water utility services at Sohar Industrial Port Area and covers DBO of Central Effluent Treatment and Recycle Project 1 Phase 2 in the port area. UEM will also operate and maintain the facility for the first 10 years of operation.
Gayatri Projects consortium bags Rs.4,744-cr freight corridor contract
HBL, Mar 02,’16
Gayatri Projects Ltd has won a Rs. 4,744-crore contract for designing and building the Iqbalgarh-Vadodara section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFCC) in a consortium with Sojitz Corporation of Japan and L&T Ltd. The project mandate is for design and construction of civil, building and track works for double line railway involving formation in embankments/cuttings, bridges, structures along with works relating to bridges across rivers of Mahi and Sabramati. The order includes testing and commissioning on design, build on lump sum price basis in the Iqbalgarh-Vadodara section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor Phase I.
Ford City Awarded $750,000 Grant to Construct Water Plant
Kittanningpaper, Mar 02 2016
The State Senator Don White and Representative Jeff Pyle has announced that Armstrong County received a $750,000 grant through the state Community Development Block Grant program to assist in the Ford City water system project. Ford City’s project includes construction of a new water treatment plant and rehabilitation of a water storage tank that will allow for 720,000 gallons-per-day of treatment.
Besides the new treatment plant construction, grant funding is also to go toward restoring and painting a water storage tank, restoring an existing pump station and emergency generator and installing new water meters. With the new funding allocation, water plant construction could begin as soon as this summer. The water plant itself would cost about $2 million to construct.
Inox Wind bags 20 MW wind power project in Madhya Pradesh
ET, Mar 02,’16
Inox Wind has bagged an order from PTC Energy Limited for a 20 MW wind power project to be set up at Nipaniya, Mandsaur in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It will supply and install 10 units of wind turbine generators and the order is due to be commissioned this month.
BHEL bags Rs 5,600 crore order for plant in Tamil Nadu
TNN, Mar 01,’16
BHEL has bagged an order (main plant package) from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation for its 1,600MW (2*800) coal based supercritical thermal power project – to be set up at Uppur in dist. Ramanathapuram. The approximate order value is Rs.5600 crore and is to be commissioned by September, 2019.
Elecon Engineering Company surges on bagging order worth Rs 300 crore
Livemint, Mar 01,’16
Elecon Engineering Company has been awarded an order by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders for supply of Marine Gearboxes aggregating worth of Rs 300 crore.
Siemens to install 54-MW onshore wind-power plant in Turkey
Windpowerengineering, Mar 01,’16
Siemens has been awarded an order for the Kinik onshore wind power plant in the Turkish province of Kinik, located 80 kilometers north of the city of Izmir. A total of 17 direct-drive wind turbines rated at 3.2-MW capacity each will be installed at the onshore project close to the coast of the Aegean Sea. Customer Esinti Enerji A.S. also consigned maintenance to Siemens in the framework of a 10-year service contract, including advanced remote monitoring and diagnostics. Installation of the wind turbines will start in summer with commissioning scheduled for autumn 2016.
IL&FS Transportation’s joint venture firm bags Ethiopian road contract
ET, Mar 01,’16
IL&FS Transportation Networks has said it JV firm has bagged Rs 1,525 crore road contract in Ethiopia. The company in joint venture with Elsamex SA, a wholly- owned subsidiary of the company in Spain had submitted the bid to the Ethiopian Roads Authority, Federal Republic of Ethiopia for design, improvement works and management and maintenance services of (i) Nekempte – Anger Gutin-Andhode road section (86.10 km) and (ii) Agamsa-Bure road section (84.56 km) on an output and performance based road contract. It further said: “The Director General, Ethiopian Roads Authority has awarded the aforesaid projects for development by the Joint Venture for a period of 8 years. The project is funded by the World Bank and the estimated total contract value is USD 223.0 million.
L&T soars as its construction arm bags orders worth Rs 2213 crore
Livemint, Mar 01,’16
L&T Constructions under Transportation Infrastructure Business, has bagged new orders worth Rs 1078 crore from the NHAI for the construction of the Kerala/TamilNadu -Villikuri -Kanyakumari sections of NH-47 and NH – 47B under NHDP Phase-3 in Tamil Nadu on EPC mode. The projects are scheduled to be completed in 24 months and involve cumulative construction of 69.9 Km of four lane dual carriage way with concrete pavement. The scope also involves 64 Km bypass and realignment work, 51.7 Km of service / slip roads, one major bridge, 33 minor bridges, three railway over bridges and 23 vehicular and cattle underpasses.
L& T’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business, has won an EPC order from Sarawak Energy in East Malaysia, of Samalaju – 2 275/132/33kV substation establishment. Further, Larsen & Toubro (Oman) LLC, a subsidiary of the company, has also won an order for the construction of 400kV underground cable lines and overhead lines from 400kV Sohar IPP- 3 GS to 400kV Sohar free zone (SFZ) Grid station on EPC basis from Oman Electricity Transmission Company. Altogether, the contract weighs Rs.1001 crore.
BEML gains on Rs 900 crore Kolkata Metro order
BS, Mar 01,’16
BEML has announced that it has received an order from Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation for the supply of metro coaches to Kolkata East-West Metro Line. Approximate order value is Rs.900 crore.
Swiber secures $100m EPIC contract with national oil company in South Asia
Offshore -technology, Feb 29,’16
Swiber has received a $100m EPIC contract with a South Asian national oil company. Under the contract, Swiber will provide services such as installation works of pipelines and subsea. It plans to begin the work with immediate effect and expects it to close in the first half of 2017.
Govt signs energy-related contracts worth US$227 million
Thejakartapost, Feb 29,’16
The Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has awarded 133 contracts worth Rp 3 trillion to state-owned companies and private corporations to build energy-related infrastructure facilities in 2016. Earlier contracts included the construction of natural-gas stations, gas pipeline networks, micro-hydro power plants, solar-powered electric generators, waste-based power plants and bio-gas power plants. The largest contract, worth Rp 493 billion, was for a gas pipeline project in Prabumulih in South Sumatra. The contract went to three state-owned companies, namely PT Wijaya Karya, PT Nindya Karya and PT Rekayasa Industri.
European firm lands 53MW Uruguay wind turbine order
Bnamericas, Feb 29,’16
Vestas has landed an order for 53MW for the Vientos de Pastorale wind farm in Villa Pastora, in Uruguay’s Flores province. The company will supply 16, 3.3MW turbines to TaxWay, a local subsidiary of Spanish firm Cobra. Vientos de Pastorale will have an estimated annual capacity of 223GWh, enough to cover the electricity demand of 50,000 households. The contract includes turbine supply, installation, operation and maintenance through a 10-year contract. The company will supply the turbines in 3Q16 and the farm is slated to enter operations in 1Q17.
Vestas wins 45-MW wind-turbine order in Denmark
Windpowerengineering, Feb 29,’16
Vestas has received a 45MW turbine order placed by Hogager Vindpark K/S in Western Jutland, Denmark. The unconditional order comprises 21 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, 17 of which will be delivered in power optimized mode to 2.2 MW. The wind farm will be placed near Hogager in the municipality of Hol-stebro in Denmark. The order for the wind-power plant includes supply, installation, and commissioning of turbines, along with a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service agreement. Delivery of the turbines is expected in the third quarter of 2016 with commissioning in the fourth quarter.
Hock Seng Lee bags RM58m Sarawak Energy project
Thestar, Feb 29,’16
Hock Seng Lee Bhd (HSL) and its partners have secured a RM280.90mil contract from Sarawak Energy Bhd to build a sub-station in Samalaju, Bintulu. Its scope of works includes earthworks, piling, civil infrastructure works, building and related mechanical and electrical works which were worth RM58.21mil. The contract period for the completion and commissioning of the project is 21 months commencing March 7, 2016. HSL’s partners involved in the sub-station project are India’s Larsen & Toubro Limited and its associate Larsen & Toubro (East Asia) Sdn Bhd.
DLF awards Rs 800-cr contract to L&T
ET, Feb 28,’16
Realty major DLF has given an about Rs 800 crore contract to L&T for construction of its new office complex in Gurgaon. The 12-acre project would be developed at a cost of Rs 1,100 crore and has a total leaseable area of 2 million sq ft. The project is expected to be completed by March 2018. The project is being designed by Hafeez Contractor and managed by Hill International. The project would be platinum LEED certified, with solar panels on the roof and facility for recycling of waste water.
ACS’s Dragados USA unit wins $414 mn contract in California
latino.foxnews, Feb 28,’16
Spain’s ACS has said that that its U.S. unit, Dragados USA, has won a contract worth 379 million euros to build a waste-water treatment and recycling plant in Sacramento, California. The plant will recycle waste water in the county and return it to the environment after processing it to meet strict state standards.
Tutor Perini Building Receives Major Contract to Expand Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California
Azobuild, Feb 27,’16
Tutor Perini Corporation has announced that, its subsidiary, Tutor Perini Building Corp., has been awarded a contract valued at $285 million by the Pechanga Development Corporation and has commenced work on the expansion of the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The contract value will be included in the Company’s reported first quarter backlog.
The resort expansion project involves adding a new, AAA Four Diamond, 568-room and suite hotel wing; a stand-alone luxury two-story spa and salon with 17 treatment rooms, a fitness center and hydrotherapy pool terrace; a resort-style pool complex with eight pool areas; two new restaurants; and an additional 67,000 square feet of event space. The project is expected to be substantially completed by the end of 2017.
ABB wins $100m gas field revamp deal in Algeria
Tradearabia, Feb 27,’16
ABB has won a contract worth $100 million to renovate the liquefied petroleum gas treatment unit gas field at Rhourde Nouss in Algeria. The contract awarded by the Sonatrach includes the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a system test. ABB will reorganize the train 200 of processing and LPG separation units that were damaged in 2009, in addition to providing process equipment, new electrical systems and instrumentation.
It will also offer engineering services for the construction of a new spray system and re-injection of LPG. Engineering work will be carried out by ABB Italia while the construction work will be carried out by Sarpi, a joint venture by Sonatrach and ABB.
Suzlon bags 71.40-mw wind power project from GIPL
BS, Feb 26,’16
Suzlon has bagged a 71.40MW wind power project from Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd. It will install 29 units of S97-120m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with all steel hybrid tower and 5 units of S97-90m WTGs with tubular tower having a rated capacity of 2.1MW each in the Kutch district of Gujarat. The project will be completed in three phases with the execution deadline set at April 2017.
Ashoka Buildcon wins orders worth Rs. 401.6 crore
Ashoka Buildcon Ltd has informed that the company has received LOA from the State Highways Authority of Jharkhand for the construction, rehabilitation, and two laning with paved shoulders of Govindpur – Tundi -Giridih Road and also construction, rehabilitation and two laning with paved shoulders of Dumka – Hansidha Road in the state of Jharkhand. The bid value is Rs.401.59 crore. These projects will be funded by Asian Development Bank.
Skanska bags 45m Derwent scheme
building.co.uk, Feb 25,’16
Skanska has won a £45m scheme to build a major new office building in the West End for Derwent London. The announcement was made as outsourcing giant Capita confirmed it has signed a pre-let to occupy the entire 105,000 sq ft building, known as The Copyright Building. The Piercy & Company-designed scheme will comprise seven floors of category-A offices, two floors of roof terraces and ground floor retail space. Works are expected to be complete in autumn 2017.
Punj Lloyd bags Rs 308 crore order for luxury villas in Dubai
Moneycontrol, Feb 24,’16
Punj Lloyd Ltd has bagged an order from Line Investment Management Co LLC, a subsidiary of Damac Properties Development LLC, for the construction of 168 villas in Dubai, UAE. Approximate order value is Rs. 308 crore.
HCC JV secures order worth over Rs 1,100 crore in Manipur
Moneycontrol, Feb 24,’16
Hindustan Construction Company with its JV Vensar Constructions Company Ltd has been awarded Rs 1,114 crore contract by the Public Works Department (PWD) of Government of Manipur. The contract is to construct the Imphal-Kangchup-Tamenglong highway, which is a part of Asian Highway No 1. The project is to be completed in 42 months. The project is backed by Asian Development Bank and this part of the highway starts at Imphal and ends at Tamenglong covering a total length of 111 kms, HCC said. HCC’s share in the JV is 73 percent, which is Rs 813 crore.
Kridhan Infra arm bags Rs 247 crore order in Singapore
ET, Feb 24,’16
Kridhan Infra Ltd, through its subsidiary, KH Foges Pte, has won an order worth Rs.247 crore in Singapore. The order includes entire EPC work for a new flyover including construction of viaduct and underpass for the value of Rs 226 crore for the government of Singapore.
Veolia to design and build wastewater treatment plants for Bacchus in China
waterwastemanagement. cleantechnology, Feb23,’16
Veolia Water Technologies China has won a contract from Shanghai-based Bacchus to design and build turnkey wastewater treatment plants for two of the latter’s factories in Tianjin and Chengdu, China. The wastewater treatment plants will feature several of Veolia’s technologies, including Biothane Advanced Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB), AnoxKaldnes Biological Activated Sludge (BAS), along with sludge and tertiary treatments.
Thermax bags job worth Rs 353 crore from Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers
ET, February 22 2016
Thermax has bagged a job worth Rs 353 crore from Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers to execute an energy efficiency improvement project. Thermax will commission a 50 MW gas based co-generation plant at RCF’s facility at Thal in Maharashtra for captive power. It will also install waste heat recovery boilers downstream of the turbines to provide required steam for process. The order entails supply of two 25 MW each gas turbines and waste heat recovery boilers, besides civil works, balance of electrical, mechanical and instrumentation works. The project is to be completed in 22 months.
Ricoh bags Rs 344cr order to fix computers in Odisha schools
ET, February 22 2016
Ricoh India has bagged an order worth Rs 344 crore from Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation to supply computer hardware to 2,000 government and government-aided high schools in Odisha on Five Years BOOT Model Project under ICT@School Scheme.
LiqTech International Receives USD 2.00 Million System Order For Groundwater Treatment Plant
PRnewswire, February 22 2016
LiqTech International, Inc has received an approx. $2.00 million order from Synertech for a groundwater treatment plant in Serbia. LiqTech will deliver engineering and key components for precipitation of Arsenic, Boron, Iron and Manganese and a complete Ultra Filtration system based on the Company´s SiC membranes. The order is expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2016.
Ujaas Energy gains on order from AAI
BS, Feb 22 2016
Ujaas Energy has received an order from Airport Authority of India for installing an 1800 KWp grid connected ground mounted solar photo voltaic power plant at Jaipur Airport, Rajasthan. The order is worth Rs 10.82 crore
JA Solar Awarded 86-MW Solar Farm Project in South Africa
Stockhouse, February 21 2016
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd together with two South African partners, Solar Capital (Pty) Ltd. and Black Enterprise Empowerment (“BEE”), has won an order to supply high-performance solar power products for Orange Solar Project which is to build an 86MW utility-scale solar farm starting 2017. The ORANGE project is a part of the so-called 4.5th round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (“REIPPP”) launched by the South African government in 2011. The construction of the solar farm will start in 2017 using JA Solar’s high efficiency P310W multi-crystalline silicon modules, and is expected to be completed within the same year.
Neyveli Lignite bags Talabira II, III coal blocks
BS, February 20 2016
The Union Ministry of Coal has decided to allocate the Talabira II and III coal blocks located in Odisha to Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC). Since the two coal blocks were previously allocated jointly to NLC, Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) and Aditya Birla Group-owned Hindalco Industries, the MoC will work out a compensation figure payable to the prior allotees. The ministry has also called for details of land acquisition, status of rehabilitation & resettlement (if any), details of infrastructure and capital investment and bank-wise credit facilities availed with respect to the coal block. NLC, earlier evinced interest in setting up a 2000 MW coal-fired power plant in Odisha through a joint venture with a state government owned PSU. Though the exact location for this power plant is yet to be decided, NLC had preferred to put up the plant in the vicinity of Talabira-2 and Talabira-3 situated under the command area of MCL.
KNR Constructions bags Rs 295-crore contract for flyovers in Tamil Nadu
ET, February 19 2016
KNR Constructions has won an order worth Rs.295.19 crore towards construction of two-tier flyover at Five Road Junction including construction of flyover up to Ramakrishna road Junction and Four Road Junction in Salem city, Tamil Nadu. The contract has to be completed within 39 months from the appointed date.
Gamesa secures 184-MW turbine orders from AP, Karnataka
Moneycontrol, Feb 19 2016
Gamesa has won contracts for two projects totaling 184 megawatts in India. The first order, placed by a leading independent power producer, encompasses the installation of 50 of its G114-2.0 MW class S at a project located in the state of Andhra Pradesh, which will be commissioned during 2016.The second order includes the supply of 42 of its G114-2.0 MW class S turbines to a wind farm located in the state of Karnataka. The project is slated for commissioning in December 2016.
Posco E&C bags $65 mn order to build thermal power plant in Panama
Pulsenews, February 18 2019
South Korea’s Posco Engineering & Construction Co. has signed a $65 million deal with U.S. based power supplier AES to build a 380 MW thermal power plant and 180,000 ㎥ gas terminal in Colon, Panama. The deal will be executed through EPC mode.
Japanese consortium to build Maputo 100MW gas-fired power plant
Zitamar, February 18 2019
Sumitomo and IHI consortium has won the contract to build a 100MW gas-fired power plant just outside the Mozambican capital of Maputo. Construction will be financed by a $151 million concessional loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) that was agreed two years ago. The plant is due to come online in 2018.
Valecha Engineering surges on fresh orders worth Rs 398 crore
BS, February 17 2016
Valecha Engineering has received an order for the rehabilitation and upgradation of NH-43 in the state of Chhattisgarh under NHDP-IV on EPC basis worth Rs 308.77 crore. It has also received order for the construction of rail flyover for harbour line at Kurla in connection with Mumbai CST-Kurla 5th and 6th lines project worth Rs 89.26 crore.
Tekfen wins $457m contract from TANAP project
azertag.az, February 17 2016
Tekfen Construction has won a supply and construction contract worth $457 million from the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP) project. The company will complete the project in 39 months. As part of the contract, thecompany will provide all engineering, procurement and construction work of two compressor and four measuring stations over the 1,850-km-long pipeline within the borders of Turkey.
Primoris Services Wins $18 Mln Contract
Wallstreet, February 16 2016
Primoris Services has won a $18 million contract for the installation of 82 miles of 12 inch liquid natural gas pipeline and one pump station in West Texas for a large midstream energy services provider. Construction is scheduled to start in the Q1 and is expected to be completed Q3.
Inox Wind bags 100 MW repeat order from Tata Power Renewable Energy
Indiainfoline,February 16 2016
Inox Wind Limited has bagged a repeat order for a 100 MW wind power project at Rojmal, in Gujarat from Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL). The order is TPREL’s fourth project with Inox Wind taking the cumulative orders placed with Inox Wind across various sites to more than 300 MW. As part of the turnkey order, Inox Wind will provide TPREL with end to end solutions from development and construction to commissioning and providing long term operations and maintenance services.
Punj Lloyd wins pipeline contracts worth Rs. 2,070 crores (US$ 304 million) in Oman
Indiablooms, February 16 2016
Punj Lloyd has won oil & & gas EPC orders worth Rs 2,070 crore from Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) and Oman Gas Company (OGC) which are owned by the Government Oman and Oman Oil Company SAOC. The scope of work for the contracts includes the construction of a 14” dia, 300 km natural gas liquid (NGL) pipeline and a 32” dia, 301 km gas pipeline. The 14” dia pipeline, part of Orpic’s US$ 6.4bn Liwa Plastic Industries Complex (LPIC), will travel from the New Fahud NGL Plant to the Steam Cracker Unit at Sohar in Oman. The scope of work also includes construction of block valve and pigging stations. Both the pipelines need to be completed within 38 and 35 months respectively.
SPML Infra bags new orders worth Rs 812.49 crore
Livemint, February 15 2016
SPML Infra has received order from the Government of Telangana worth of Rs 549.87 crore for providing drinking water facility to the habitations in Manthani–Bhupalapallysegment (under Karimnagar and Warrangal district) including operation and maintenance for 10 years. The company will be executing this project in joint venture with Megha Engineering and Infrastructure. The scope of work includes 32 MLD water treatment plant, 11370 KL ground level water reservoir, 1400 KL overhead service reservoir, 1341 kilometers water supply pipeline of DI, MS, HDPE pipesof65-900 mm diameters.
It has also received an order from the Government of Rajasthan, from PHED, Bharatpur, for providing drinking water supply to 97 villages of Mallah, Deeg, Kumher, Kaman, Pahari, Nagar under Chambal Dholpur Bharatpur Project. The scope of work include installation of 2 pumping stations, construction of 14 overhead service reservoirs, 4 clear water reservoirs with combined capacity of 21080 KL, 700kilometers of water pipeline of DI, MS, GRP and HDPE pipes of 63-1000 mm diameters with 10 years of operation and maintenance. The order value is around Rs. 262.62 crore.
Skipper bags Rs 500-crore orders in engineering and infra space
ET, February 12 2016
Skipper Limited has secured new orders worth approximately Rs 500 crore for domestic transmission tower supply and EPC line construction from Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corp Ltd, Teesta Valley Power Transmission Ltd (a PGCIL JV company). It has also informed that it has commenced trial production of its 6000 MTPA plumbing and agri pipes manufacturing unit in Sikandrabad.
Bombardier wins contract for Valley Line LRT project
Metronews, February 12 2016
Bombardier Transportation says it has won $391 million contract for the design and supply of the LRT cars, signalling, communications, power supply and other equipment for the new Valley Line light rail transit project in Edmonton. Other companies included in the Stage 1 Valley Line project include Bechtel, EllisDon and Fengate. Stage 1 will include a 13.1 km system that will run from the southeast to downtown and will include 11 stops and one station. Bombardier says companies involved in the project will use construction techniques to restrict any disturbances along the North Saskatchewan River valley and the river. Fengate says the project is on schedule to start construction by the middle of this year.
Daewoo E&C Wins US$480 Million Deal to Build Bridge in India
Businesskorea, February 12 2016
Daewoo Engineering & Construction (Daewoo E&C) has won a project worth US$480 million (577.2 billion won) to build a bridge across the Ganges River in India. Under the contract, Daewoo E&C will jointly build the 22.8-kilometer six-lane bridge and connection roads with Larsen&Toubro (L&T). It will be executed in 48 months.
NV5 Wins Iron Ore, Gold and Diamond Exploration Contracts for RIMCO Project
power-eng, Feb 11 2016
NV5 Global, Inc has announced that it was selected by Resource Improvement and Manufacturing Company Limited (RIMCO), a major subsidiary of the Chicason Group, to provide technical services for gold, diamond and iron ore exploration over several concessions held by RIMCO in West Africa.
The overall work scope involves a multi-phase approach initiated by a reconnaissance survey that will result in a bankable feasibility study. The Phase 1 program includes an integrated geological-geochemical-geophysical and geomorphological survey focused on airborne magnetic and radiometric work and geological mapping. The Phase 2 program will further define potential drill targets based on studies of primary and secondary gold and diamond deposits in terms of lode, alluvial, and alluvial deposits for gold, kimberlite, and diamond.
The overall contract value for all phases of the project will exceed $3 million. Contractually, NV5 will receive advance payment for all sub-phases of any given part of this project, with a 30% pre-payment for program initiation to minimize contractor risk in a mutually agreed manner.
Eltel wins two major power transmission contracts in Poland at a value of approximately EUR 25 million
Businesswire, February 11 2016
Eltel has signed two power transmission contracts for reconstruction of high voltage substations with the Polish transmission grid operator, PSE S.A.The projects are in the Jasiniec and Joachimow regions and have a total value of approximately EUR 25 million. The contract in Jasiniec is for a turnkey project to reconstruct a 220/110 kV substation including a new 400 kV switchgear. The scope of services spans from design, permitting, civil works, technology building, and a new 400 kV switchgear to complete substation systems. The contract in Joachimow is a turnkey project from design to start-up and testing, measurements and handover to the customer. Both projects will be started during 2016. The Jasiniec project will be completed by the end of 2019 and Joachimow project by early 2019.
Brahmaputra Infrastructure receives contract worth Rs 42.93 crore
Livemint, February 11 2016
Brahmaputra Infrastructure has been awarded a project worth Rs 42.93 crores by Chief Engineer (NH), Central works Division, PWD, B&R Branch, Ferozepur for the construction of ROB in replacement of existing level crossing no: A -54/E-2 at Km.198.050 of NH-95 in the state of Punjab.
Skytron Energy wins African solar power contract
Energyvoice, February 11 2016
Skytron Energy has said that it has been selected to fit out 86.2 megawatt (MWp) largest solar power plants with its technology on the Mulilo Sonnedix Prieska Photovoltaic plant in Africa. The facility is expected to be completed in July 2016.
GPTINFRA bags order valued at Rs. 114.30 Crores
HBL, February 11 2016
GPT Infraprojects Limited has received an order from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited for the construction of approach ramps including connecting road and diversion road for the rebuilding of existing ROB at Bardhamman, over the Bardhaman- Durgapur Railway line, connecting Kalna link road and Katwa road with G.T road on dist. Bardhaman, West Bengal. The order is to be completed in 18 months and is worth of Rs.114.30 crores.
BHEL bags order worth Rs.3,500 crore from NTPC
Indiainfoline, February 11 2016
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an order from NTPC for supply of two 800 MW Steam Generators (Boilers) for setting up Telangana Super Thermal Power Project at NTPC’s existing Ramagundam Power Station in Karimnagar district of Telangana. BHEL’s scope of work involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning and civil works for the Steam Generator island package. Approximate order value is Rs.35,000 million.
Doosan Heavy Industries wins $294 mn order to build a thermal power plant boiler in India
Pulsenews, February 11 2016
Doosan Power Systems India Private Ltd, Part of Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., South Korea, has won a 350 billion EPC contract from the National Thermal Power Corporation to build three 660MW boilers at its Barh Super Thermal Power Station located in Bihar. The construction of the thermal power plant boiler is expected to be complete in October 2018.
Award of Work Order of Rs. 63.33 Crores
HBL, February 09 2016
ARSS Infrastructure Projects Ltd through its JV ASRR-SIPS has received an order from South Eastern Railway for the execution of earthwork in formation, construction of minor bridges, pathway linking works with supply of track ballast and other related works between Dharuadhi station yard to Jharsuguda station Yard from Km: 486.50 Km: 515.00. Approximate order value is around Rs.69.33 crore.
India secures 1.6B Bangladesh power project order
Vccircle, February 09 2016
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has secured $1.6 billion order to set up a 1320 MW coal based power project at Rampal in Khulna, Bangladesh. The project is being set up by India’s state-owned NTPC Ltd and Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) in an equal joint venture (JV). The JV named Bangladesh India Friendship Power Co. Ltd and also referred to as the Maitree (friendship) project.
Earlier, BHEL has approached the PMO to secure an attractive financial package by the government of India to bid competitively. It has received a package from EXIM bank, under an interest equalization scheme. The package offers a dollar-denominated loan for 20-year tenure at a concessional rate of interest linked to London interbank offered rate.
Middlewich construction giants secure 2m project
Middlewichguardian, February 08 21016
Pochin, a MIDDLEWICH-based construction giant, has secured a £2 million project in Stoke-on-Trent. Pochin’s, who are currently building a living facility for HB Villages in Sandbach, will be responsible for the delivery of a new development on Chetywnd Street. The purpose-built development will provide 12,500 sq ft of assisted care and residential space for vulnerable members of the local community. Work will begin on the site this week. Pochin’s are set to hand over the keys to the project in September, which will provide 18 apartments across three buildings. As well as working with HB Villages, structural engineers, Bell Munro, and Calderpeel Architects are also involved in the project.
Marsons bags order worth Rs. 250 mn from RRVPIML
IndiaInfoline, Feb 08 2016
Marsons has announced that it has bagged order worth Rs. 250 million from RRVPIML, a Rajasthan State Utility for supply of 19 nos. 25 MVA 132/33 KV class Power Transformers. Other details are not available.
Wipro bags infra management contract from ASSA ABLOY
Mydigitalfc, Feb 08 2016
Wipro has said that it has won an IT infrastructure transformation contract from the Sweden headquartered ASSA ABLOY Group, that offers door opening solutions. Under the five-year agreement, Wipro will consolidate ASSA ABLOY’s existing data centers in the EMEA region and implement a cloud-based service model. The model includes IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service).
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.
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.