Orders bagged

Pioneering Spirit wins Black Sea pipeline contract

seatrade-maritime.com, Dec 09,’16
The world’s largest construction vessel Pioneering Spirit has won a contract from South Stream Transport to Allseas Group, that owns the Pioneering Spirit, to lay the first line of the TurkStream offshore gas pipeline in the Black Sea. The vessel lay 900km of pipeline on the seabed, and Allseas has an option for a second pipeline. Work on laying the first line will start in the second half of 2017.


sPower awarded 105-MW solar PPA in California
renewables.seenews.com, Dec 08,’16
sPower, a US renewable energy provider, has signed a PPA for 105 MW of solar capacity with MCE, a community choice aggregation (CCA) programme in California. The 20-year contract is sPower’s largest to date. MCE will purchase the output of sPower’s Antelope Expansion 2 solar power plant, which will be built in northern Los Angeles County in California. The facility will use over 300,000 solar panels mounted on single-axis trackers and is scheduled to become operational in late 2018.


Biwater wins US$1.2bn contract to provide water infrastructure in Kurdistan
filtsep.com, Dec 08,’16
Biwater, a British water engineering company, has been awarded a US$1.2 billion contract to deliver water and wastewater treatment infrastructure for the cities of Erbil and Sulaimani in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Under the project, Erbil will get a 600 000 m3/day state-of-the-art water treatment plant, while Sulaimani will benefit from water treatment plant upgrades and the construction of cutting-edge wastewater treatment works and sludge treatment facilities.
A loan for the development works is being financed by UK Export Finance (UKEF). JP Morgan is acting as the facility agent and mandated lead arranger for this initial loan on behalf of UKEF to The Kurdistan Regional Government. Development works, which will include all relevant site surveys, social and environmental impact assessments and detailed designs, will run for a period of 6–12 months before construction.


Saudi s Sipchem affiliate signs $144.6 MM methanol plant efficiency contract
hydrocarbonprocessing.com, Dec 08,’16
An affiliate of Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem) signed a contract with South Korea’s eTEC E&C for work costing $144.6 million to raise the efficiency of operations at its methanol plant in Jubail. Under the contract, eTec will be in charge of doing engineering, procurement and construction work for efficiency enhancement. The project is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018.


L&T to build worlds largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad

deshgujarat.com, Dec 08,’16
Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) handed over a Letter of Acceptance to L&T for the construction of largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad. The new stadium, when completed, will be the largest cricket stadium in the world with the international class comparable to Melbourne Cricket Stadium in Australia.


Engenium secures Brockman Mining project management contract
australianmining.com.au, Dec 08,’16
Brockman Mining has selected Engenium to provide project management consultant services at its Maverick iron ore project in the Pilbara. The agreement includes the completion of the feasibility phase, early engineering development works, as well execution and construction.
The Maverick operation will mine approximately seven Mtpa of detrital material and when processed, will produce approximately 2.5-3 Mtpa of high quality iron ore fines. The company has also begun a competitive early contractor engagement (ECE) process for the processing plant and will award the successful applicant a design and construction contract.


Bangladesh to award LNG terminal project to Reliance, says ministry
platts.com, Dec 07,’16
The Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to announce the selection of India’s Reliance Power Ltd. to build a 500,000 Mcf/d a floating storage and regasification unit and a 750 MW combined cycle power plant in Bangladesh. She will announce it in Dec’16. The Bangladesh government is working on to finalize the draft deals.
The FSRU will be built at Maheshkhali Island and the LNG-based power plant at Meghnaghat; the power plant on a build, own and operate basis for around 22 years with a 15-year tax holiday. The projects are expected to be awarded under the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special Provisions) Act 2010, which does not require a tender process.


Vestas wins 79 MW order in Sweden
windtech-international.com, Dec 07,’16
Eolus Vind has placed an order comprising 23 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Jenåsen wind power plant in Sundsvall municipality, Sweden. The contract includes supply and installation of the wind turbines as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement. Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2018.


Amec Foster Wheeler wins Al Hosn Shah gas plant project in Abu Dhabi
oilreviewmiddleeast.com, Dec 07,’16
ADNOC has awarded the front end engineering design service contract to UK’s Amec Foster Wheeler for the expansion of Al Hosn Shah gas plant’s capacity by 50 per cent. Expansion of the Al Hosn Shah Gas plant will increase gas processing capacity from 283.1mn cu/m per day to 424.7mn cu/m per day.
The design concept, that is scheduled to be completed by Q4 2017, will provide the detailed design information necessary for the final investment decision to be made. Under the terms of the contract, new units will be engineered to expand the plant’s processing capacity along with all associated off sites and utilities necessary to integrate the new units with existing installations, including gas gathering facilities, main gas plant, product pipelines and the Sulphur granulation plant.


IL&FS Transportation up, JV lowest bidder for Chennai metro

Moneycontrol, Dec 07,’16
IL&FS Transportation and its JV partner PJSC Kyivmetrobud (in the ratio of 70:30) has emerged as the lowest bidder for the development of Chennai Metro Rail project on item rate basis for design validation and construction of works of underground station. The JV had quoted an amount of Rs 371.218 crore for the project and to be completed in a period of 20 months.


Ashoka Buildcon bags rural electrification works worth Rs 950 crore in Bihar
indiainfoline.com, Dec 07,’16
Ashoka Buildcon Limited informs that the Company has received Letters of Intent for the following Projects from North and South Bihar Power Distribution Co. Ltd. (1)Rural Electrification works of Sitamarhi district in Bihar under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (Specification No.: 33/PR/NBPDCL/2016.)
(2). Rural Electrification works of West Champaran district in Bihar under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) (Specification No.: 69/PR/NBPDCL/2016.)(3). Rural Electrification works of Munger district in Bihar under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (Specification No.: 68/PR/SBPDCL/2016.)
(4).Rural Electrification works of Patna district in Bihar under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) (Specification No.: 71/PR/SBPDCL/2016.)5. Rural Electrification works of Sasaram district in Bihar under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (Specification No.: 81/PR/SBPDCL/2016.)


Inox Wind bags project in Gujarat
HBL, Dec 06,’16
Inox Wind has bagged 50 MW wind power project order from SJVN Ltd in Gujarat. The turnkey order is scheduled to be commissioned by November 2017. As a part of the order, the firm will supply and install 25 units of its 113m rotor diameter turbines.


OM Metals Infraprojects surges on bagging order worth Rs 19.91 crore
livemint.com, Dec 06,’16
OM Metals Infraprojects has been awarded a works contract for Hydro Mechanical works package for modernization and renovation of Baira Siul hydro electric power station (3 X 60 MW) in Himachal Pradesh by NHPC. The contract value is Rs 19.91 crore and this contract has to be executed in 28 months.


GE to upgrade two UK combined-cycle power plants for Uniper

energy-business-review.com, Dec 06,’16
GE Power Services has been awarded a contract by Uniper UK to provide plant equipment upgrades and advanced digital solutions to help boost performance of two combined-cycle power plants in the UK. The facilities considered for upgrade work include 400MW Enfield and 1,200MW Grain combined-cycle power plants.
Under the contract, GE will provide equipment upgrades as part of its new Fleet360 services platform of total power plant solutions and includes a full suite of digital, plant and gas turbine solutions. Additionally, GE will provide its Operations Optimization software on a GT26 gas turbine.


IL&FS Engg up on order win for rural electrification works

moneycontrol.com, Dec 05,’16
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has emerged as the lowest bidder for two rural electrification works in Kolkata. The project also included additional two integrated power development works of West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company, Kolkata.
The order is for the Rural electrification works under Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana included package No 2 for 24 Paraganas North Bidhannagar & 24 Paraganas South contract value is Rs 179.7 crore and package No 7 for Paschim Medinipur contract value is Rs 176.3 crore.” For urban areas under integrated power development works, IL&FS has bagged package No 6 for Purba Medinipur with contract value of Rs 162.2 crore and package No 10 for 24 Parganas South with contract value Rs 159.6 crore. Total value of these four contracts is Rs 677.8 crore and completion schedule of works is 24 months.
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana–Rural Electrification contracts are being funded by Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), and integrated power development works contracts are being funded by Power Financial Corporation (PFC).


JGC receives contract for Sumitomo Chemical’s methionine plant
BS, Dec 05,’16
JGC Corporation (JGC) has been awarded an EPC contract for the construction of a methionine production facility for Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited to be located in Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture. The project is scheduled to be completed in the middle of 2018.


Al Hassan wins $67m UAE waste treatment plant deal

tradearabia.com, Dec 05,’16
Al Hassan Engineering, an Oman-based firm, won a $67.1-million contract from Intecsa Ingenieria Industrial (Intecsa) for its BeAAT treatment plant expansion project in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The scope of work includes civil, building, steel structure, piping, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation at the project site. The project involves expansion of existing facilities in Ruwais for the treatment of waste produced by Adnoc operating companies in Abu Dhabi.


Rajesh Exports bags Rs 786 crore export order from UAE

Moneycontrol, Dec 05,’16
Rajesh Exports has bagged an export order worth Rs 786 crore of designer range of gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions from UAE. The order is to be completed by March 2017.


KEC International wins orders of Rs. 840 Crore

equitybulls.com, Dec 02,’16
KEC International Ltd, an RPG Group Company, has secured the below orders.,
1. Received a turnkey order of Rs.429 crore for construction of 275 kV Transmission Line in Malaysia.
2. Received a turnkey order of Rs.248 crore for 500 kV Overhead Transmission Line in Egypt.
3. Received supply orders of Rs.46 crore across the Americas.
4. Its cables business has secured supply orders of Rs.117 crore.


A2Z Infra Engineering Limited awarded Contract worth Rs. 35.25 crores
equitybulls.com, Dec 02,’16
A2Z Infra Engineering Ltd has received a contract from Chhattisgarh State Power Transmission Company Limited for construction of 132 KV S/S Pakhanjur and associates EHV line on turnkey basis TR-16/05. The aggregate value of the contract is Rs. 35.25 crore.


Doosan Skoda wins Denmark cogeneration turbine deal

powerengineeringint.com, Dec 02,’16
Doosan Skoda Power has won a major steam turbine contract for a Danish cogeneration power plant. The company will supply a complete machine hall including a Doosan Skoda steam turbine DST-S10, generator, heat exchangers, oil system, feed water tank, plus all piping, cabling, steel structures, crane and lighting. Doosan Skoda anticipates the deal at the Amagerværket plant in Copenhagen, from contract to becoming operational, will take 31 months. The work is being carried out for HOFOR Energiproduktion, part of Denmark’s largest utility HOFOR and the new block will burn biomass and also provide heating for part of Copenhagen.


Suzlon Awarded Maiden Order Of 63 Mw From Tehri Hydro Development Corporation India Limited
suzlon.com, Dec 01,’16
Suzlon Group has won an order from Tehri Hydro Development Corporation India Limited, a JV of Government of India (GoI) and Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP), for the installation of 30 units of S97 120m Hybrid Tower with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project will be located at Kandorna and Bhanwad sites in Dwarka, Gujarat and is scheduled to be completed by March 2017.
Suzlon will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle, from development to construction and commissioning including operations, maintenance and services of the project for an initial period of 10 years and thereafter for a mutually agreed period.


Wipro begs IT infrastructure deal from Australia-based oil and gas company Woodside
ET, Dec 01,’16
Wipro has said that it has been awarded a three-year IT infrastructure services and digital transformation contract by Woodside. Woodside is an Australian oil and gas company with a global presence.
Wipro will provide managed services for IT infrastructure across Woodside’s global portfolio, with a focus on the larger sites of Perth and Karratha in Australia. The engagement includes delivering infrastructure services to offshore maritime facilities and potential exploration sites.


Career Point receives order from Office of DEO, Korba, Chhattisgarh
BS, Dec 01,’16
Career Point has been given a work order by Office of District Education Officer, Korba, Chhattisgarh to provide tutorial services for Pre-Engineering and Pre-Medical test preparation courses. As per the contract, Career Point will be offering school integrated residential coaching for class 11th and 12th students for two academic sessions 2016-17 and 2017-18. The DEO Korba shall provide all infrastructure for the classes to be conducted by Career Point.


Armitt Group Signs Contract With Hutchison Ports To Build Steel Handling Facility At London Thamesport
hellenicshippingnews.com, Dec 01,’16
The Armitt Group, a respected UK shipping agent and specialist logistics company, has signed an agreement with Hutchison Ports for a purpose built, 120,000 square feet specialist steel handling facility at London Thamesport.
Construction of the first phase of 60,000 square feet is currently well underway with completion expected by the end of April 2017. Freight will move through the facility as early as May 2017.


Sterling and Wilson to build solar PV facility in Morocco

BS, Dec 01,’16
Sterling and Wilson, a Solar engineering firm, has signed a contract with a consortium led by ACWA Power to construct a 170 MW photo-voltaic facility in the Kingdom of Morocco. It is expected to begin construction on the project, NOOR PV I Programme, shortly and is estimated to take 12 months to complete. The NOOR PV I Programme will consist of three projects: NOOR Ouarzazate IV with a capacity of around 70 MW, NOOR Laayoune (80 MW) and NOOR Boujdour (20 MW).


Reliance Infrastructure bags Rs 3,675 crore order from NLC India

constructionweekonline.in, Dec 01,’16
Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) has won an EPC order for Rs 3,675 crore from NLC India Limited for setting up two lignite based CFBC thermal power projects with a capacity of 250 MW each. The power projects will be set up at Barsingsar and Bithnok in dist.Bikaner, Rajasthan. The project is to be commissioned in 40 months, and will include boiler, turbine and generator and balance of plant.


Fulcrum Awarded Significant Gas Pipeline Project

satprnews.com, Dec 01,’16
Fulcrum Utility Services Limited, the UK’s market leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, has secured a £4.0 million project to install a new gas pipeline to a large food manufacturing plant in the South West, converting the site from its existing fuel oil source to natural gas. The contract for Fulcrum will see the installation of 12 kilometres of new gas infrastructure.
Scheduled to begin in spring 2017, Fulcrum will adopt, own and operate the pipeline and gas meters, adding to the Company’s expanding asset base. The first installment will be due on practical completion with the remaining balance to be paid in five equal annual installments, finishing in July 2022.


95-Million Dollar Contract Awarded for New Lab at NASA Langley
spaceref.com, Dec 01,’16
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded a contract to W.M. Jordan Co., to build a 175,000-square-foot laboratory at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The lab will have about 40 modular research labs for research and development functions such as electronics, lasers, clean rooms, and instrumentation. The facility will allow the consolidation of many laboratories that currently are dispersed throughout the center. The $95.6-million contract is scheduled for completion in late 2019.


Downer shares soar on NSW train contract
sbs.com.au, Dec 01,’16
Downer EDI, an Engineering group, has won a $1.7 billion contract to build 24 double-decker trains for the NSW government, Sydney and keep them rolling for 25 years. Downer said its joint venture partner, China’s CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co, will manufacture the trains for Downer under sub-contract. The order follows a $2 billion contract to build high-capacity metro trains in Victoria that Downer secured in September as part of a consortium including CRRC and the Plenary group.


Oman s ONEIC bags four contracts worth 14.3 million dollar

meconstructionnews.com, Dec 01,’16
Oman National Engineering and Investment Company (ONEIC) has bagged four contracts worth around $14.3million. Two contracts were awarded by the Dhofar Power Company (DPC), responsible for supply and distribution of electricity in the Sultanate’s southern Salalah region.
The company had been awarded the contract by Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC) for construction of 3×20 mega volt amps (MVA) 33/11KV primary substation at Al Amerat-2 in Muscat for $5.3 million. It also bagged another MEDC contract for construction of a 3×20 MVA 33/11KV primary substation at Mawalleh South, also in the Omani capital, for $5.17 million.
Separately, Petroleum Development Oman extended a potable water supply contract with ONEIC for a period of five years commencing in October 2016 for the sum of $24.22million.


Surana Solar bags 15 crore order to provide solar modules

ET, Dec 01,’16
Surana Solar limited has won an order to supply solar modules for a value of Rs 15.4 crore to Aryavaan Renewable Energy. The solar module manufacturer will provide solar modules for a 5 Megawatt solar power plant situated in Hamirpur.


CB&I Awarded Contract for Tacoma LNG Storage and Refuelling Facility
shipandbunker.com, Nov 30,’16
CB&I it has been awarded an EPFC contract valued at more than $200 million by Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (PSE). The contract is to construct PSE’s multi-purpose liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and fuelling terminal in Tacoma. The scope of work is said to include a 30,000 cubic metre (cbm) full containment storage tank, liquefier, and vaporizer for the facility that will provide bunkering, peak shaving, and truck loading capabilities.


IWAI awards contract to build navigational lock at Farakka

ET, Nov 30,’16
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has awarded a contract to a reputed company worth Rs 359 crore for building a new navigational lock at Farakka in West Bengal. The contract has been issued under Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) which is being implemented in National Waterway-1 (River Ganga).


Putra Perdana wins RM408mil contract
thestar.com.my, Nov 30,’16
Putrajaya Perdana Bhd’s subsidiary, Putra Perdana Construction Sdn Bhd (PPC), has clinched a RM408mil contract to build a 17-storey service apartment for Sime Darby Ara Damansara Development Sdn Bhd.
The project, in Ara Damansara, would be sprawled over 288.14 ha of land and involve the construction of 756 serviced apartments, is expected to be completed by May 2019.


Egyptian firm Petroject wins Oman gas pipeline deal

gdnonline.com, Nov 30,’16
Petrojet, an Egyptian contractor, has won a $90 million contract from Oman Gas Company (OGC) for construction of a 221-km-long pipeline that will supply natural gas to end-users at the Duqm Special Economic Zone. The 36-inch diameter pipeline will supply gas from Saih Nihayda, a major gas hub in central Oman, to the massive Duqm zone currently under development on the Wusta coast.
Significantly, the first consumer of natural gas from Saih Nihayda is expected to be Duqm Refinery, which will commence commercial operations in 2020.
Petrojet is also undertaking OGC’s 85-km-long Salalah Gas Loop Line project which will ramp up gas supply to Dhofar where a combination of infrastructure and industrial investment is fuelling demand growth in the governorate.


B&W Subsidiary Awarded 40 Million Contract to Design Boiler for Worlds Largest Waste Power Plant in China
businesswire.com, Nov 29,’16
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) has announced that its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), has been awarded a contract for nearly $40 million to design a waste-to-energy boiler for Shenzhen Energy Environmental Engineering Co. Ltd. in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. B&W Vølund will supply equipment, including a DynaGrate® combustion grate system, hydraulics, burners and other boiler components for the 168 megawatt plant. B&W Vølund will also provide construction advisors for the combined heat and power project. The plant is scheduled to begin commercial operation in mid-2019.


Gamesa Awarded 155 MW Contract For Texas Wind Farm

cleantechnica.com, Nov 29,’16
Gamesa, a Spanish wind energy giant, has been awarded a supply agreement for the supply of 155 MW of wind turbines to a wind farm being developed in Texas by Terna Energy.
Gamesa will deliver and commission the project and supply 5 years’ worth of Operations and Maintenance to the completed wind farm. Delivery of the wind turbines are expected for 2017, with commissioning to be completed by at least the end of the year.


BlBluMetric wins $2.2M in new contracts
obj.ca, Nov 29,’16
BluMetric says it has scored a series of environmental engineering jobs in northern Ontario, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon worth more than $2.2 million.
Among the latest series of deals awarded to BluMetric is a $1.03-million project to design, supply and install a mine-water treatment system for Harte Gold’s Sugar Zone Project near Hemlo, roughly halfway between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay.


Talgo set to build new Spain high-speed rail
chinapost.com.tw, Nov 29,’16
Spain has awarded a contract worth 786 million euros (US$832 million) to supply and maintain 15 new high-speed trains for Spanish train maker Talgo, the public works minister has said. The initial contract is to build 15 new high-speed trains and maintain them for 30 years. The construction of the trains will take around five years and generate around 1,000 jobs.


Surana Solar bags EPC and O&M contract for 10 MW solar power plant
BS, Nov 28,’16
Surana Solar has been awarded an EPC contract for design, engineering, procurement and supply, construction and erection, testing, commissioning, associated transmission system and comprehensive operation and maintenance for 10 years of 10 MW solar power plant by Paradip Port Trust, Odisha. The total EPC contract awarded is Rs 60.60 crore and for O&M works for ten years is Rs 4.75 crore which is more than 50% of turnover of the FY 2016-17.


SNC wins contract to expand natural gas storage facility in Oregon
canadianmanufacturing.com, Nov 28,’16
SNC-Lavalin Inc. has won a contract from Portland utility Northwest Natural Gas Co to oversee a significant expansion project at a natural gas storage site on the U.S. West Coast. The company will be responsible for building a 20-kilometre pipeline, a compressor station and several other pieces of associated infrastructure. Meanwhile, SNC did not release the value of the contract.


Veolia to engineer large scale wastewater treatment plant for Jazan facility
hydrocarbonengineering.com, Nov 28,’16
Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies, has been chosen by contractor Tecnicas Reunidas to engineer and procure a wastewater treatment plant for the Jazan Refinery and Terminal in Saudi Arabia. The Jazan complex will feature a power plant with a total capacity of 4000 MW. Veolia will engineer and procure a wastewater treatment facility for the power plant, which will feature biological treatment, oily water treatment and metal removal treatment. The facility will be commissioned in 2017.


China Railway Construction Corp wins Qatar World Cup stadium contract
reuters.com, Nov 28,’16
China Railway Construction Corp has secured a contract to build a stadium for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup. The state-owned Chinese construction enterprise will operate as part of a joint venture with Qatari contractor HBK Contracting to build the 80,000-seater Lusail stadium that will host the opening and final matches of the 2022 World Cup. The venue, located in Lusail City, 20 km (miles) north of Qatar’s capital Doha, is scheduled for completion by 2020.


ARSS Infrastructure surges with its JV bagging order worth Rs 51.44 crore
Livemint, Nov 28,’16
ARSS Infrastructure Projects’ joint venture (JV) – ARSS-SIPS, has bagged a work order amounting to Rs 51.44 crore for construction of Major Bridges (07 Nos.) and Earthwork in approaches, including protection and other ancillary works in Bina-Lalitpur Section (62.66Km) in connection with Bina-Jhansi 3rd Line Project (Zone-A) has been awarded by North Central Railway.


Suzlon secures 50.40MW from a leading business house

indiainfoline.com, Nov 28,’16
Suzlon Group has won a 50.40 MW wind power project from a leading business house. The project consists of 24 units of S95 90m tubular tower with rated capacity of 2.1 MW. Located in the district of Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, the project is scheduled for completion in March 2017. Suzlon will provide comprehensive operation and maintenance for a period of 20 years and includes dedicated Life cycle asset management services to the project.


Oneic wins four contracts worth over $13bn

tradearabia.com, Nov 28,’16
Oman National Engineering and Investment Company (Oneic) has been awarded a 10-month contract by Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC) for construction of 3×20 MVA 33/11KV Primary substation at Al Amerat-2 for RO2.04 million. It also won another MEDC contract for construction of 3×20 MVA 33/11KV primary substation at Mawalleh South for RO1.99 million for a period of 10 months.
Dhofar Power Company has awarded Oman National and Engineering and Investment Company contracts pertaining to bill printing and bill delivery for RO701,025 for two years commencing May 2017. It also awarded Oneic contracts pertaining to meter reading for RO768,304 for two years from May 2017.


Boskalis wins 127m dollar dredging contract for oil terminal expansion in Brazil
seatrade-maritime.com, Nov 28,’16
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has won a $127.06m contract from Oiltankaing jv Açu Petróleo for the expansion of the Porto do Açu oil transhipment terminal in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The expansion comprises the deepening, widening and extension of the access channel and turning basin. In total, approximately 32m cu m of sand, silt and clay will be dredged. The activities will commence immediately and are expected to be completed late 2017.


M3M gives Rs 350 crore contracts to Tata Projects, 2 others
ET, Nov 27,’16
M3M India, a Realty firm, has awarded Rs 350 crore contracts to three construction firms, including Tata Projects, for development of five residential and commercial projects in Gurgaon. The contracts are for construction of 2,194 units having 2.6 million sq feet of space in Gurgaon .
M3M India has given the construction contract of its two projects ‘M3M Latitude’ and ‘M3M Urbana Business Park’ to Tata Projects. The contracts for projects ‘M3M The Marina’ and ‘M3M Sierra 68’ are given to AarCee Contracts and ‘M3M TeePoint’ to Wig Brothers. While M3M Urbana Business Park and M3M Tee Point are commercial projects, others are residential developments.


Lamprell wins landmark 225 million dollar UK wind farm fabrication contract
sharjahupdate.com, Nov27,’16
Lamprell, a leading provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the energy industry based in Sharjah, has won a landmark US$ 225 million contract from UK wind energy developer ScottishPower Renewables. Under the contract, Lamprell will fabricate up to 60 steel foundation jackets for the energy provider’s flagship East Anglia One Offshore Wind Farm, located in the North Sea. The offshore wind farm project is expected generate 714MW. Fabrication of the foundation jackets for ScottishPower Renewables is scheduled to start in March 2017.The fabrication of steel jackets and piles in Jebel Ali and Sharjah will take approximately 18 months, with deliveries to be made periodically between March and October 2018.


Dilip Buildcon receives Letter of Award for two projects


Livemint, Nov 26,’16
Dilip Buildcon has received LoA for Rehabilitation & Up-gradation of NH-18 (New NH-40) from Km 108/850 to Kml60/200 of (Rayachoti – Kadapa section) to two lane with paved shoulder in the state of Andhra Pradesh under corridor approach through EPC basis of contract from Government of Andhra Pradesh (AP) PWD (R & B) Department.
It has also received another LoA for Rehabilitation and up-gradation of NH-66 (erstwhile NH-17) from Km 406/030 to Km 450/170 (Kalmath to Zarap section) to four lane with paved shoulder in the state of Maharashtra under NHDP-IV on Hybrid Annuity Mode from Government of India, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.


Steel Strips Wheels bags exports order for 20,000 wheels

BS, Nov 25,’16
Steel Strips Wheels Limited (SSWL) has bagged exports order for supply of 20,000 caravan steel wheels for trailer market. Shipments will start from December 2016. SSWL has also received a contract from BMW India for supplying 18,000 wheels. The order will start for mass supplies from March 2017.


J Kumar Infraprojects signs deal with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
Indiainfoline, Nov 25,’16
J. Kumar lnfraprojects Ltd on behalf of the “J. Kumar Infra – CRTG JV has signed an agreement with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. Details below.,
a)Part design and construction •of viaduct and 9 elevated stations viz., Dahisar East Anand Nagar, Rushi Sankul, I C Colony, Eksar, Don Bosco, Shimpoli, Mahavir Nagar and Kamraj Nagar (excluding architectural finishing and pre-engineered steel roof structure of stations) from chainage -414.53m to 8283.501m including third track at Dahisar station East and “Viaduct and ramp for depot entry of Dahisar (East) – D N Nagar Corridor of Mumbai Metro Rail Project” (PKG-01) MML-02 Rs 680.87 crore.
b) Part design and construction of elevated viaduct and 8 elevated stations viz., Charkop, Malad Metro, Kasturi Park, Bangur Nagar, Goregaon Metro, Adarsha Nagar, Shastri Nagar and DN Nagar (excluding architectural finishing and pre-engineered steel roof structure) from chainage 8283.5O1m ((i.e. end of Kamraj Nagar station, DN Nagar end) to 18181.43m including third track at shastri Nagar station and viaduct and ramp for depot entry of Dahisar (East) – D N Nagar Rs 704.06 crore.

c) Others of Rs 449.19 crores.


Valmec wins $6.6m Saracen contract
au.news.yahoo.com, Nov 25,’16
Valmec has won a $6.6 million contract to supply, install and commission a water pipeline and associated facilities at Saracen Mineral Holdings’ Thunderbox gold mine. Work under the contract will begin immediately, with the project due for completion by April next year.


Lamprell wins North Sea wind farm project
digitallook.com, Nov 25,’16
Lamprell has been awarded a new contract from ScottishPower Renewables for the fabrication of multiple jackets and piles for the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the southern North Sea.The large-scale project, which is aiming to be the best value offshore wind farm to go into construction anywhere in the world, will utilise 102 turbines, each with a capacity of 7 megawatts (MW).
This is expected to generate power for more than 500,000 homes every year. Lamprell said its contract will also create jobs in the UK, working closely with Harland & Wolff in Belfast on this project.


ReNew Power bags 49mw of 500 mw SECI solar projects

ET, Nov 24,’16
ReNew Power Ventures has bagged the highest number of projects under a mega tender of 500 megawatts rooftop solar capacity floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI). ReNew Power was allocated at a tenth of the entire bid capacity at about 49 MW. The tender was targeted towards institutional – schools, colleges, universities and residential buildings.


Heitkamp and Ballast Nedam construction consortium

power-technology.com, Nov 24,’16
Alpiq, an Energy services provider, has secured a $43.5m contract from Heitkamp and Ballast Nedam construction consortium to build a technology for a new wind turbine production facility in Cuxhaven, Germany.
The contract includes planning and implementation of the building technology equipment, which comprises the installation of the sanitary facilities, heating, ventilation, electrical engineering, elevator systems, and sprinklers. The new production facility is expected to start production in mid-2017.


Sterling and Wilson secure contract to construct 170 MW solar plant in Morocco
pv-magazine.com, Nov 24,’16
ACWA Power consortium has contracted Sterling and Wilson to build the 170 MW NOOR PV I Program in Morocco, North Africa. The NOOR PV I Program will actually be made up of three different projects, including the 80 MW NOOR Laayoune, the 70 MW NOOR Ouarzazate IV, and the 20 MW NOOR Boujdour. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) has issued green bonds in the amount of 1.15 billion dirhams (USD 118 million) for the project, and will also fund the plants. Sterling and Wilson is planning to begin construction on the project soon, which is expected to take a total of 12 months to complete the project.


SNC wins contract to build two sulphuric acid plants in Chile

canadianmanufacturing.com, Nov 24,’16
SNC-Lavalin Inc. has won a contract with Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile, better known as Codelco, to build a pair of sulphuric acid plants at one of the company’s copper facilities in northern Chile. The pair of new plants will replace two others currently operating the smelter. Each facility will be capable of producing up to 2048 metric tonnes of sulphuric acid per day. SNC did not release the value of the contract, but said it expects construction to begin early next year.


Vestas confirms 65-MW wind order from OX2 in Sweden

renewables.seenews.com, Nov 24,’16
Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) it has received an order from long-term partner OX2 for the 65-MW Hogkolen wind project in eastern Sweden. Vestas will supply, install and commission 18 units of its V126-3.45 MW turbines, with power optimised mode to 3.6 MW. The order also includes the Vestas de-icing system and a 10-year Active Output Management service agreement (AOM5000). The Danish company will start turbine deliveries in the second quarter of 2018.


Amring Awards Agility Six-Year Logistics Contract

ajot.com, Nov 24,’16
Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has won a six-year warehousing and logistics contract with Sweden-based Amring, a wholesaler that sells and distributes tires, rims, complete wheels and related articles for passenger vehicles, trucks and commercial vehicles.
Following the award, Agility announced plans to expand its Gothenburg logistics center from 8,350 sqm to 23,000 sqm. As part of the contract, it will provide warehouse services to Amring, as well as tailored, value-added services including mounting/assembling of wheels.


Xylem Wins $1.5m USD Contract for Chinese Wastewater Plant Upgrade
impeller.net, Nov 24,’16
Xylem has won a contract worth almost $1.5 million USD to provide wastewater treatment technology as part of a sewage plant upgrade project in Bengbu City (known locally as Pearl City), Anhui Province, China. Xylem’s Leopold elimi-NITE denitrification system will be used in what will be the largest biological denitrification system in the city. The system will provide tertiary treatment, removing suspended solids and total phosphorus, and delivering biological denitrification of the wastewater.
The new plant will have a capacity of 200,000 cubic metres per day (m3/day) and will deliver the high effluent quality required by the Chinese government as it seeks to improve effluent quality across the country. Construction of the plant is currently underway. It is expected that the plant will be operational in December 2016.


Ssangyong E & C bags three overseas projects worth 280m dollar
koreaherald.com, Nov 24,’16
Ssangyong Engineering and Construction has won three overseas projects worth $280 million in total. The company won a contract from the Investment Corp. of Dubai to participate in a large-scale tourist district project in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It will build a 14-story hotel, two residential buildings and a 10-story office building. The contract amounts to $170 million.
The company also reached a deal with City Developments Limited, which is under Singapore’s HongLeong Group, to build the condominium ForestWoods at $82 million. Ssangyong E&C will build seven 12-story condominiums which can hold 519 households in total. It also obtained an order to participate in a government-initiated construction project worth 300 billion won ($254 million) in Equatorial Guinea.


Evolution Rail wins 1.4bn dollar contract for Australia’s HCMT project
railway-technology.com, Nov 23,’16
Evolution Rail consortium has secured $1.4bn contract for Victoria Government’s High-Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT) project in Australia. As part of Evolution Rail consortium, Plenary Group will deliver and maintain 65 new high-capacity trains over the next 35 years under the project.
The project also includes construction of new maintenance facilities in Pakenham East and Calder Park. In addition, the consortium also features Downer Group as delivery and maintenance lead, as well as CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles being in charge of design and technology.
The first of the new trains is expected to come into service in mid-2019. All 65 trains will be ready for the opening of the Metro Tunnel in 2026.


Transformers and Rectifiers bags order worth Rs 96 crore from Adani Group
livemint.com, Nov 23,’16
Transformers and Rectifiers (India) has bagged an order for 232 No. of Inverter Duty Transformers and 19 No. of Power Transformers upto 110 kV Class amounting to Rs 96 crore from Adani Group for solar power project.


Pratibha Industries bags Contract for Water Treatment Plant in Nepal
equitybulls.com, Nov 23,’16
Pratibha Industries Limited has been awarded a contract by Melamchi Water Supply Development Board of Government of Nepal for capacity expansion of water treatment plant at Sundarijal. The contract value is Nepali Rs. 155 crores. The company will implement the project through joint venture formed with a local construction company within 2 years as per the contract terms.


CIMIC s Thiess wins contract expansion
finance.nine.com.au, Nov 23,’16
CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a contract expansion and extension at the Bayan Resources Group’s Melak coal mine. The contract extension until March 2022 with additional revenues of $530 million, builds on the existing three year contract for the mining development and operations at the Teguh Sinar Abadi and Firman Ketaun Perkasa concessions.


BGR Energy Systems bags Rs 2,789 cr order from NLC India

BS, Nov 22,’16
BGR Energy Systems has received LOA (On November 21, 2016) for the balance of plant package (GA3 package) of Ghatampur power project (3×660 MW) of Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Ltd (NUPPL), a subsidiary of NLC India Ltd. The package value is around Rs. 2,788.60 crore.


Gamesa bags order from ReNew Power for wind project in MP

BS, Nov 22,’16
Gamesa has bagged a turnkey contract from ReNew Power, for a 50 MW project in Madhya Pradesh. As per terms of the contract, Gamesa will supply 25 units of G114 – 2.0MW T106 turbines which will be set up at Amba, Madhya Pradesh. The order will be commissioned by March 2017.


A2Z Infra bags order worth Rs 41.34 crore
Livemint,Nov 22,’16
A2Z Infra Engineering has bagged contract worth Rs 41.34 crore from Chhattisgarh State Power Transmission Company in Nov,’16. The order is for Construction of 132 KV S/S Bijapur and associated EHV Line on turnkey basis.


Tirupati Sarjan to build new construction for The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute
BS, Nov 22,’16
Tirupati Sarjan has been awarded work for New Construction of Hospital Building (Phase – IC) for The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute at Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad of Rs. 67.46 Crore. The entire work will be completed within 18 calendar months from the date of Commencement of work.


Sauer contracted to build LCS training facility at NS Mayport in US
naval-technology.com, Nov 22,’16
The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast has contracted US-based construction services provider Sauer to construct a littoral combat ship (LCS) operational training facility at Naval Station (NS) Mayport, Florida. Under the $25m contract, Sauer will construct a steel-frame, reinforced concrete multi-story specialised training facility with standing seam roof and pile foundation.
The building will house systems trainers, simulators, classrooms, personnel support space, a high-bay operational training area and applied instruction space suited to train personnel for the Freedom-class (LCS 2) platform. The new facility is slated to be completed by 2018.


Bombardier wins 330M dollar contract to maintain, operate AMT trains
cbc.ca, Nov 22,’16
Bombardier Inc. has been awarded an eight-year contract to maintain and operate a regional commuter rail fleet that serves the Montreal area. The company has been providing fleet maintenance services for Montreal’s Agence metropolitaine de transport since 2010. Under the new contract, Bombardier will also operate AMT’s commuter services on its six rail lines. The AMT contract is worth C$331 million and includes a two-year option to extend the contract.


L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 1,926 crore in various business segments
Indiainfoline, Nov 22,’16
L & T’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured orders worth Rs 571 crore, involves orders from Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd and Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Ltd. It has won turnkey orders for construction of solar PV plants in Uttarakhand and Rajasthan.
L & T’s Building & Factories Business has bagged an order worth Rs 514 crore for the construction of a medical college and a 500-bed hospital from Bihar Medical Services & Infrastructure Corporation Limited. Its Water & Effluent Treatment business has secured Rs 397 crore EPC order from the Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Board, Government of Odisha.
L & T’s Metallurgical and Material Handling Business has bagged orders worth Rs 298 crore. An EPC order has been secured from SAIL for integrated water circulation system of a Steel Melt Shop in the Bhilai Steel Plant. An additional order has been received from another ongoing job. L & T’s Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business has won an EPC order worth Rs 146 Crore in the special bridges sector from a client in Hyderabad.


Redavia to Expand Its Shanta Mining Solar Project

energyandmines.com, Nov 21,’16
Redavia, the leader of rental solar farms in Africa, has been awarded the contract to expand the solar capacity at the New Luika Gold Mine in Tanzania by Shanta Mining Company. The work on the expansion project has already begun. It will see a new 609 kW plant installed at the site with the capacity to produce around 943 950 kWh per year. This is in addition to the existing 63 kW plant, which was built in 2014 and currently produces around 95,750 kWh per year.


Veolia to build waste treatment plant in Dubai
tradearabia.com, Nov 21,’16
Veolia, a global resource management leader, has been awarded an EPC contract by Dubai Municipality (DM) for setting up a hazardous liquid waste treatment plant. The plant will be able to treat 200 cu m per shift (three shifts per day) of hazardous liquid waste, including acidic, alkaline and oily waste and wastewater. It is expected to be commissioned by the end of 2017.


Maine Company Awarded Nearly 29M Contract at Naval Shipyard
mainepublic.org, Nov 21,’16
U.S. senators from Maine say Cianbro Corp. of Pittsfield has been awarded a nearly $29 million contract from the U.S. Navy to do structural repair work at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The contract will support repairs and modernization of structures at a berth at the Kittery shipyard. The project is designed to restore carrying capacity of the crane rail system on the shipyard’s waterfront. It will also provide corrosion protection to the wharf. It is expected that the work will be finished by March 2019.


Dilip Buildcon bags EPC order worth Rs 198 crore in Andhra Pradesh
livemint.com, Nov 21,’16
Dilip Buildcon has been declared as successful bidder (L-1) by the Ministry Of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India for the project ‘rehabilitation & up-gradation from km 108/850 to 160/200 of Rayachoti – Kadapa Road of NH 18 (New NH 40) two lane with paved shoulder in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Rs. 198.00 crore EPC contract have length of 51.350 km and completion period of 18 months.


Mitsubishi Corporation to Construct Another Combined Cycle Plant in Uzbekistan
en.acnnewswire.com, Nov 21,’16
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), together with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS), has been awarded a full turnkey contract by Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo (UE) for the construction of a combined cycle power plant at the Turakurgan Thermal Power Station in eastern Uzbekistan. MHPS will supply the main components while Calik Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (CE)(1), a Turkey-based engineering and construction company in which MC is an investment partner, will supply the remaining components needed for plant construction and handle inland transportation as well as conduct civil engineering and installation works. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2020.
This project is aimed at building a high-efficiency combined plant with the capacity to supply 900 MW of power. This project will be financed by an Official Development Assistance (ODA) Loan provided by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Uzbek government funds.


Veolia wins 800 mln euro contract to expand Armenia water services-source
dailymail.co.uk, Nov 21,’16
Veolia has won an 800 million euro contract to expand its Armenian water supply and treatment operations across the entire western Asian state.
Veolia, which supplies water to the capital Yerevan’s 1 million inhabitants under an existing operating contract, expects its services to reach 3 million Armenians by 2030.


Costain Wins GBP113 Million National Grid Compressor Stations Contract
lse.co.uk, Nov 21,’16
Costain Group PLC has won a GBP113.0 million compressor stations upgrade contract with National Grid PLC, the UK’s electricity grid operator. Costain will handle the upgrade of the compressor stations at the Peterborough and Huntingdon power stations in the UK, part of National Grid’s Emissions Reduction Project. The work will complete in 2021.


Reliance Infrastructure bags EPC order for Rs 3,675 crore

indiainfoline.com, Nov 21,’16
Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) EPC Division has won a prestigious EPC (Turnkey)order for Rs 3,675 crore from NLC India Limited (formerly known as Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited) for setting up two nos. of Lignite based CFBC Thermal Power Projects of capacity 250 MW each, in Barsingsar and Bithnok of Bikaner District, Rajasthan, India. The project is to be commissioned in 40 months, and will include Boiler, Turbine & Generator and Balance of Plant.
Bithnok Thermal Power Project (250MW) with the linked lignite mine of 2.25 MTPA capacity at Bithnok in the State of Rajasthan is being set up by NLC for which Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with Rajasthan DISCOMs. Barsingsar Thermal Power Station Extension (250MW) with linked Hadla Lignite Mine (1.9 MTPA), Rajasthan is an extension of the existing power plant at Barsingsar. Both the projects are set for commissioning during 2020.


Jacksonville company awarded 25 million dollar contract to build training facility at Mayport
jacksonville.com, Nov 17,’16
Sauer Inc.which is headquartered in Jacksonville, has won a $25 million contract from Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast to build a training facility at Mayport Naval Station for half the Navy’s fleet of new littoral combat ships. The project is expected to be complete by April 2018.


John Holland to deliver 350M pound rail project

newcivilengineer.com, Nov 17,’16
John Holland has won the contract to build a new station and extend a railway in Melbourne, Australia. The project, which has a total value of nearly £362M will require approximately 8km of new duplicated rail line between South Morang and Mernda, two suburbs located over 20km north of Melbourne’s city centre.
The contract also includes the construction of the new Hawkstone station in South Morang. The company had already been awarded the contract for stations in Mernda and Marymede, part of the same extension scheme. Work will start at the beginning of next year, with the line scheduled to be operational by 2019.


Pratibha Industries bags order worth Rs 97.8 crore in Nepal

livemint.com, Nov 18,’16
Pratibha Industries (PIL) has been awarded a contract by Melamchi Water Supply Development Board, Government of Nepal, for capacity expansion of water treatment plant at Sundarijal. The contract value is Rs. 97.8 crore. The company will implement the project through Joint Venture (JV) formed with a local construction company within two years as per the contract terms.


CIL arm awards Rs 1,470 crore project to Dilip Buildcon JV

ET, Nov 18,’16
CIL arm Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) has declared the DBL-DECO (a joint venture of the company) as the successful bidder (L-1) for excavation of overburden of first dig (solid) and rehandling by mechanical means at specified places at Nigahi OCP (Open Cast Project) of NCL at a project cost of Rs 1,469.84 crore.


IL&FS joint venture bags two road projects in MP worth Rs. 375 cr
HBL, Nov 17,’16
IL&FS Transportation Networks has said that its joint venture with IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has bagged two road projects in Madhya Pradesh worth Rs. 375.23 crore.
Project 1 is for widening and reconstruction of Bariya Choki-Lugasi-Garhi Malhara Road, Bamitha-Dumra Road, Rajnangar-Bachhon Road and Chhatarpur-Vikrampur-Rajnagar Road.
Project 2 is for widening and reconstruction of Barghat-Kanhiwada Road, Dharna-Asta-Dondiwada-Dharmakua Road, Waraseoni-Katangi Road.
The company has quoted Rs. 213.52 crore for project 1 and Rs. 161.71 crore for project 2. The construction period for project 1 is 730 days and project 2 is 548 days.


Black Sea O&G awards Midia Gas Development contract to Xodus Group
worldoil.com, Nov 17,’16
Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL (BSOG) announced that it has awarded Xodus Group the contract for the front end engineering and design (FEED) of its offshore and onshore facilities for the development of Ana and Doina gas discoveries on XV Midia Shallow Block, offshore Romania. BSOG will reach final investment decision in 2017.
Offshore and Onshore FEED services to be provided by Xodus include engineering and design for the Midia Gas Development which consists of: 1) Well-head platform at Ana (water depth 69.5 m) receiving and supporting production from a subsea tie-back from Doina subsea well controlled through umbilical; 2) In-field pipeline from Doina subsea well to Ana well-head platform (18 km) and offshore export pipeline from Ana well-head platform to shore (121 km); 3) Onshore pipeline to gas treatment plant (5 km) and also the gas treatment plant itself.


lnox Wind bags repeat order from Roha Dyechem for 40 MW

indiainfoline.com, Nov 17,’16
lnox Wind Limited has bagged a repeat order from Roha Dyechem Private Limited for a 40 MW wind power project to be deployed in Gujarat. The project is scheduled to be commissioned by March 2017 and will be executed on turnkey basis.
The order comprises of supply and installation of 20 units of lnox Wind’s pioneering 113 meter rotor diameter turbine. As part of the turnkey order, lnox Wind will provide Roha Dyechem with end to end solutions from development and construction to commissioning and providing long term operations and maintenance services.


Protechnique wins 80m dollar Iraq water project deal

tradearabia.com, No 16,’16
Protechnique has been awarded a $80-million EPC contract of the Basra water pumping station, P2R. The contract for Water Pumping Station Package Two forms part of a project to enhance the potable water supply to Basra. Targeted for completion in December 2018, the project is funded by the Japan International Corporation Agency.
The project entails installation of the main pumping and water circulation stations to pump the water from a desalination project – which is already in operation and built by a joint venture of Hitachi and OTV – to Basra in Iraq. The contract also involves construction of watch towers, on-site roads, guard houses and ancillary facilities. The engineering works are expected to take four months, followed by construction.


Frontera wins bidding for hydrocarbons exploration and development in Moldova
yourprojectnews.com, Nov 16,’16
Frontera Resources Corporation’s fully owned subsidiary Frontera Resources International LLC and the Government of Moldova are set to conclude respective agreements on the hydrocarbons exploration and development in the Republic of Moldova. The Company will inform further developments later.


Jacobs bags contract for MEGlobal’s $ 1-bn MEG facility in Texas

BS, Nov 16,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc has received a contract from MEGlobal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equate Petrochemical Company to provide EPCM services for a new $ 1 billion monoethylene glycol (MEG) manufacturing facility near Freeport, Texas (USA). The completion of this complex project will help MEGlobal establish a US Gulf Coast presence and expand its position in the MEG market.


Doosan Skoda Power wins gas power contract in Jordan

powerengineeringint.com, Nov 16,’16
Doosan Skoda Power has won a contract to supply a 183 MW turbine set for the purposes of expansion of the combined cycle Hussein Thermal Power Station (also known as Zarqa plant). It is located about 30 kilometres from the nation’s capital, Amman. Chinese company SEPCOIII is the direct contractor and EPC supplier of Doosan Skoda Power for this project.


PGCIL awards Sterling and Wilson Rs 250 crore project in North East
ET, Nov 16,’16
Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIl)has recently awarded Sterling and Wilson a Rs 250 crore project for extension of substations, transformers & reactors under the North Eastern Region Strengthening Scheme-IV & VII spread over five states. This project comprises of nine locations of North East — Imphal, Silchar, Balipara, Bongaigaon, Misa, Kopili, Nirjuli, Agartala, Mokokchung.
Sterling and Wilson is to supply, install, test and commission the civil work for various 400kV and 132kV substations including transformers & reactors under the North Eastern Region IV and VII at Imphal, Silchar, Balipara, Bongaigaon, Misa and Agartala Sub-Stations. The sub-stations involve supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a number of transformers ranging from 50MVA to 500MVA and reactors ranging from 31.5MVAR to 125MVAR. The project is expected to be commissioned next 18 months from the date of award of the project.


Biwater Awarded Advanced Water Treatment Project In California
waterworld.com, Nov 16,’16
Biwater have been awarded a contract to design, supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of both ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO) systems for the Groundwater Reliability Improvement Program (GRIP) advanced water treatment facility being constructed in Pico Rivera, Southern California. The site work for the new 14.8 million US gallon per day plant is underway and completion date of July 2018.


Saudi’s ACWA Power wins 220 million solar power deal in Morocco
ET, Nov 16,’16
Saudi Arabia’s ACWA which includes China’s Chint, Indian firms Sterling and Wilson and Shapoorji Pallonji, has won a $220 million contract to build three solar power plants totaling 170 MW in Morocco and Western Sahara.
ACWA will build and operate a 70 MW solar plant in the southern city of Ouarzazte and two others of 80 MW and 20 MW in Western Sahara’s Laayoune and Boujdour. The three plants will be called NoorPV1.


Posco Daewoo wins bid to develop Bangladesh gas block 12

pulsenews.co.kr, Nov 16,’16
Posco Daewoo Corp, South Korean resource developer, named as a preferred negotiator by the Bangladesh government for a project exploring and developing deep-sea natural gas block 12 in southern sea of the country. The company plans to ink a contract after fine-tuning detail. The deep sea block 12 is located near the Thalin-1A gas exploration well in the block AD-7 of Myanmar that the Korean resource developer succeeded in discovering gas reserve in February this year.


Phoenix Solar announces EPC contract for a 1.5 MW PV project on behalf of Jordan Ahli Bank
solarserver.com, Nov 15,’16
Phoenix Solar Overseas GmbH, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG (Sulzemoos, Germany) and its partner Al Rokh, a subsidiary of Millennium Energy Industries (MEI), have been jointly awarded an order to build a 1.5 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plant on behalf of Jordan Ahli Bank.
Phoenix Solar will carry out all engineering, procurement and project management tasks while Al Rokh will take on the actual construction works. Phoenix Solar will also be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the PV plant. During construction, consulting firm E-Res Energy will act as representative of the Bank and Technical Supervisor.


ABB wins order to supply 1,600 transformers to support railway expansion in India
Indiainfoline, Nov 15,’16
ABB has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 new electric freight locomotives in (For Indian Railways) India. ABB will supply 25 kilovolt (kV)/50 hertz (Hz) under frame traction transformers for the 800 locomotives (2 units per locomotive).


BHEL consolidates its global footprint forays into two new countries – Togo and Benin
Indiainfoline, Nov 15,’16
Bharat heavy Electricals Limited has received an order from Scancem International DA, Norway (Heidelberg Cement group), for the motors for their cement plants, Ciments Du Togo S.A. & Cimbenin S.A, Benin.


Aecon wins pair of oil and gas contracts in Alberta, B.C.

canadianmanufacturing.com, Nov 15,’16
Aecon Group Inc has won two new contracts with oil and gas companies in Western Canada. The pair of deals includes a five-year agreement with Spectra Energy for work on natural gas processing facilities in B.C. The other covers reclamation, mine support services and civil construction activities at a number of major oil sands sites in Alberta over the next five years.


OCTA Awards 1.2 billion dollar contract for I-405 Project

oc-breeze.com, Nov 15,’16
The Orange County Transportation Authority has selected OC 405 Partners to design and construct the I-405 Improvement Project. The project, set to begin construction next year, includes adding one regular lane in each direction – as promised in Measure M, Orange County’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements – and building the 405 Express Lanes in the center of the freeway.
OC 405 Partners is a team of firms led by OHL USA, Inc. and Astaldi Construction Corporation. The contract awarded for project design and construction is $1.2 billion.
The total I-405 Improvement Project cost is $1.9 billion and will be funded with a combination of local, state and federal funds. OCTA is currently pursuing a federal TIFIA loan to fund a significant portion of the project.


Spanish group wins Oman power station contract

tradearabia.com, Nov 15,’16
Tecnicas Reunidas, a Spanish construction giant, has said that its engineering consultancy unit, TR Engineering Consultancy (TRE), has been awarded a detailed design contract by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) for its Saih Rawl combined cycle power station project in Oman. As per the deal, TRE will provide the detail engineering services for the project. The Bahwan Engineering Company is the EPC contractor.


Ingeteam awarded the contract for the operation and maintenance of ENCE s biomass plant in Merida
engineeringnews.co.za, Nov 15,’16
ENCE has awarded Ingeteam a new contract for the operation and maintenance of its 20 MW biomass plant in Mérida.As a result of the contract award, Ingeteam is to hire some 30 new workers, who will be directly involved in this project.


Shelford Constructions wins contract to build Riverlinks Park carpark
communitynews.com.au, Nov 14,’16
SHELFORD Constructions has won a $1.257 million contract to build change rooms and a car park at Riverlinks Park in Clarkson. The building will incorporate change facilities, toilets, a kiosk, storage facilities and a 40-bay car- park. The work will also involve a crossover from Connolly Drive for safer vehicle access. Construction work should finish by October 2017.


Vestas Wind Systems A S
renewables.seenews.com, Nov 14,’16
Vestas Wind Systems A/S has received an EPC order from Aussie firm Windlab Ltd for 30-MW (selected Vestas’ V126-3.45 MW turbines) Kiata wind project in the Australian state of Victoria. It has also received a five-year Active Output Management 4000 service contract. It expects to deliver and commission the turbines in the second half of 2017.


BAM and ICONSA to construct jetty for Costa Norte LNG Terminal
hydrocarbonengineering.com, Nov 14,’16
A JV consisting of BAM International and ICONSA has been awarded a US$39 million contract to design and construct an LNG import jetty and an intake/outfall structure for the Costa Norte LNG Terminal in Panama. South-Korea’s POSCO E&C is the main contractor to deliver the Costa Norte LNG Terminal for AES Corporation.
The BAM ICONSA joint venture’s scope comprises the marine facilities, consisting of the LNG jetty with a 216 m long trestle, a 50 m x 35 m platform, four breasting dolphins, six mooring dolphins as well as the intake and outfall structure. Sister company BAM Infra consult/DMC is involved in the design of the new jetty. The BAM ICONSA JV has already started design work, while work on site will commence in the first quarter of 2017. Completion of the project is expected in April 2018.


GDOT awards 868,000 dollar for SR 142 in Newton

covnews.com, Nov 14,16
Newton County will receive more than $800,000 of the recently announced $7 million in resurfacing contracts awarded by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). More than three miles of State Route 142 from the CSX Railroad bridge to State Route 81 will receive milling, plant mix resurfacing, single surface treatment paving and shoulder rehabilitation. All projects have an expected September 2017 contract completion date.


China Railway Construction consortium wins $2 billion Beijing airport project
Yahoo, Nov 14,’16
The CRCC consortium, which includes Beijing MTR Construction Administration Corp, Beijing Urban Construction Group Ltd and Beijing Municipal Construction Co Ltd, has won a $2.2-billion project to build a railway track for Beijing’s new airport. The PPP project will take around 35 months, with the project capital set at 35 percent of the total investment. The first phase is expected to be finished by 2019.


ACWA wins tender for last phase of Morocco plant

utilities-me.com, Nov 13,’16
ACWA Power, a Saudi Arabian power and water project developer, will sign a contract for the development of the fourth and last phase of Morocco’s flagship solar power complex Noor Ouarzazate in Nov’16. The Saudi Arabian company has successfully won the right to develop the 70 MW last phase of the complex using photovoltaic (PV) technology.


General Electric Company bags Rs 270 crore contract from BHEL for supply of boilers
ET, Nov 12,’16
General Electric Company (GE) has bagged a contract worth around Rs 270 crore from Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd to supply two units of 800 MW supercritical boilers for Telangana Super Thermal Power Project, Phase-I in Telangana. The units are expected to be commissioned in 2020.


Iveco wins major CNG-powered truck contract
behindthewheel.com.au, Nov 12,’16
Iveco has won a major truck supply contract with the City of Madrid, with the Spanish city requesting only CNG-powered trucks. The 109 Iveco Stralis trucks, all powered by natural gas, will soon hit the streets of Madrid on urban waste collection duties. Meanwhile, there are currently 43 public CNG refuelling stations and 19 LNG stations in Spain, making it the largest provider of liquefied natural gas stations in Europe. A further nine mixed CNG/LNG stations are currently under development in the country.


IL&FS bags order worth Rs.149 cr
HBL, Nov 11,’16
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd has received a LOI from Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd for rural electrification works in Gonda district in Uttar Pradesh. The Rs.149.22 crore turnkey order is under the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana and is to be completed in 12 months from the date of issue of the order. This project is funded by REC under the Eleventh Plan Programme.


Indian Hume Pipe Company Secures Work Orders

HBL, Nov 11,’16
Indian Hume Pipe Company Ltd has secured two work orders aggregating to Rs. 219.46 Crores from Chhattisgarh under Amrut mission scheme. They are.,
1. Kobra Municipal Corporation, Kobra, Chhattisgarh for Rs. 115.51 Crores for Korba Water Supply Scheme, Kobra Town and providing & commissioning of distribution network and all allied civil works.
The work is to be completed within 24 months.

2. Bhilai Municipal Corporation, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh for Rs. 103.95 Crores for Bhilai Water Supply Scheme, Bhilai. The work is to be completed within 24 months.


Fedders Lloyd Corporation Ltd has received two orders worth Rs. 390.00 crores
BSE , Nov 11,’16
Fedders Lloyd Corporation Ltd has received two orders.,
The First order is from Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited under the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramin Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY) for Design, Engineering, Supply, Erection, Testing and Commissioning of 33/11KV Substations, 33 KV bay extensions in various districts of Bilapsur and Durg. The order value is around Rs. 390 crore.
The second orders worth Rs. 588.41 crores awarded to the JV under the name of GDCL-SIL-FLCL( JV) by Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, wherein the portion of the work assigned to the company is Rs. 94.00 crores for undertaking the Overhead Electrification and General Electricals work in Varanasl- Madhosingh-Allahabad (120 KM) in Varanasi Division of North Eastern Railway in Uttar Pradesh, India.


Premier Modular wins huge construction contract at Hinckley Point C nuclear power station
hulldailymail.co.uk, Nov 10,’16
Premier Modular Ltd, of Catfoss Lane, Brandesburton, has been selected as a contractor, to provide a series of modular building complexes at the new nuclear power station Hinckley Point C (HPC), in Somerset. The appointment was made following EDF Energy’s final investment decision on the project, which involves the building of two nuclear reactors at the site in south-west England.
The modular complex will deliver offices and site welfare facilities required for the construction phase of the new nuclear power station. Almost 1,000 steel framed modules are being constructed “off site” at Premier’s state-of- the-art manufacturing facility before being transported to the HPC site for final assembly and fitting out – a process that will take 16 months from manufacture to handover.


ARSS Infrastructure bags railway order
HBL, Nov 09,’16
ARSS Infrastructure Projects has bagged work orders worth Rs. 63.80 crore from North Central Railway. The company has said its joint venture ARSS-SIPS bagged the orders for construction of a bridge on the Betwa River, including earthwork, and construction of minor bridges on approaches in connection with Bina-JHS.


SNC Lavalin wins contract for SO2 mitigation project from Norilsk
canadianminingjournal.com, Nov 09,’16
SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded a contract by Norilsk Nickel to implement a sulphur recovery project at the Nadezhda smelter, located at the company’s Polar Division in the Krasnoyarsk region. SNC-Lavalin will prepare detailed engineering and process drawings, and will execute the project.


Saipem wins $1bn Aramco deals
upstreamonline.com, Nov 09,’16
Saipem has confirmed the award of two EPIC contracts with Saudi Aramco covering developments at the Safaniyah and the Marjan & Zuluf fields in Saudi Arabia. Under the Aramco deals, the Italian player will provide design, engineering, procurement, construction, installation and implementation of subsea systems in addition to the laying of pipelines, subsea cables and umbilicals, platform decks and jackets. Work will also include additional maintenance and dismantling works on the existing platforms already operating in the fields. Approximate deal value is around $1bn.


DBL-DECO bags Rs 541 cr proj from WCL for removal of materials
moneycontrol.com, Nov 09,’16
DBL-DECO, a joint venture of Dilip Buildcon, has bagged a project from Maharashtra from Coal India arm WCL for removal of materials in all kinds of strata by hiring of equipments such as HEMM, tippers, drills, dozers, graders and water sprinklers including its drilling, excavation, loading, transportation, dumping, spreading, dozing, grading and water sprinkling at specified places. Approximate order value is Rs. 541 crore.


DCI bags Rs. 1,119-crore contract
Thehindu, Nov 09,’16
Dredging Corporation of India has bagged maintenance dredging work contract from Kolkota Port Trust (KoPT). The five years contract will begin from Jan 2017and is worth Rs.1119 crore.


NHAI awards Rs 328 cr highway contract in HP to NKC Project

ET, Nov 08,’16
National Highways Authority of India has awarded an EPC contract to NKC Project Ltd. The Rs.328 crore contract is for the development of NH section (4-Laning of Takoli – Kullu section) in Himachal Pradesh under phase IV – B of NHDP. The project pertains to widening the 29-km stretch on NH 21 which includes construction of two major bridges, five minor bridges, two Vehicular Underpasses, one Vehicular Overpass and adequate road safety features.


Foreign Firms to Build Rusumo Plant
allafrica.com, Nov 08,’16
The Rwanda Energy Group (REG) has said that a consortium of two Chinese firms and an Austrian engineering company has been selected to build the 80MW Rusumo hydropower station that is being jointly developed by Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi.
The firms are expected to sign a contract with Rusumo Power Company in a week’s time, paving the way for construction of the $340 million power generation facility starting early 2017.
China Geo-Engineering Corporation, Jianxi Water and Hydro Construction Ltd and Austria’s Andritz Hydro will carry out civil, electronic and mechanical works on the power plant, which is expected to be commissioned in 2019.


Technip wins contract to upgrade Azeri petrochemicals plant

energyvoice.com, Nov 08,’16
Technip , a French Company, has won a contract to upgrade a petrochemical complex in Sumgait, Azerbaijan. Technip will build new cracker furnaces and install a new refinery dry gas treatment unit at the Azerikimya plant, which belongs to Azeri state oil company Socar. It will also provide a modern control system and provide safety functions. The work is slated for completion in first half of 2019.


Titagarh Wagons bags first contract from Indian Navy

indiainfoline.com, Nov 08,’16
Titagarh Wagons Ltd has won a tender from the Indian Navy. The Rs.75 crore order is to build for two 1000T Oil Tankers to be delivered within 21 months from signing of contract.


Order booster for Power Mech Proj
HBL, Nov 08,’16
Power Mech Projects LLC- Oman, a subsidiary of Power Mech Projects, has received an order from Tiejun Ibri Power Construction for mechanical installation work valued at approximately Rs.155.51 crore. Meanwhile, Mas Power Mech Arabia, Saudi Arabia, a 51-per cent subsidiary, has received an order from Abener Abeinsa for Construction, Water and Power Company Ltd, Saudi Arabia, for Rs.116.38 crore.


Decmil up on $17m Qld contract extension
au.news.yahoo.com, Nov 08,’16
Decmil has won a $17 million extension to an existing long-term contract with QGC in Queensland. The work is an extension to its wellsite installation services contract on the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project. Decmil said the extension would see it continue to support QGC’s operations with wellhead construction, logistics, material management and a range of construction services through to June 30 next year.


Matrix Service awarded contract for JAX LNG Bunker Facility

hydrocarbonengineering.com, Nov 08,’16
Matrix Service Company has announced that its subsidiary, Matrix Service, has been awarded the engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction of a 2 million gallon LNG tank for the JAX LNG Bunker Facility, a new LNG liquefaction and storage facility located at Dames Point near the Port of Jacksonville.
The JAX LNG facility is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2017. Once completed, it will be capable of producing more than 120 000 gallons of LNG per day which will stored in the 2 million gallon cryogenic storage tank.


Fiberweb India gains after bagging export order

BS, Nov 07,’16
Fiberweb India bagged one more export order of Rs 21.7 crore from USA. The order is for agricultural, hygiene and laminated products.


APR Energy Wins 50MW Power Generation Project in Benin

powermag.com, Nov 07,’16
APR Energy has signed a contract for a 12-month project by the Ministry of Energy, Water and Mines in Benin to provide 50MW of power generation using its fuel-flexible aero derivative turbines. The turbines will be fuelled by natural gas, with the ability to seamlessly switch to diesel based on cost and availability. The project is expected to come online in December.


Doosan Skoda wins Jordan combined-cycle deal

powerengineeringint.com, Nov 07,’16
Doosan Skoda Power has won an expansion contract for a combined cycle power plant in Jordan.The company will supply a turbine set with a 183 MW output for the project at Hussein Thermal Power Station, near capital city Amman.The plant will have a output of 485 MW following the work, which is being carried out by EPC contractor SEPCO III of China.


Octanex awards drilling contract to UMV
splash247.com, Nov 07,’16
Malaysia’s UMW Offshore Drilling has won a contract from Australian oil and gas exploration company Octanex for drilling services at Ophir Oil Field offshore Malaysia. UMV will deploy its jackup rig NAGA 2 to the field in second quarter of 2017 to drill three production wells.


Lagardere wins contract for nine stores in Prague

frontiermagazine.co.uk, Nov 07,’16
Lagardère Travel Retail is set to open nine new stores at Prague’s Václav Havel Airport. The firm won the contract for eight airside concessions and one further spot in arrivals, across the airport’s two terminals. Take-over of the existing stores will take place on 1 February next year. The 770sqm of retail space will be converted into eight Prague Duty Free stores, serving alcohol, tobacco, perfume, cosmetics and food, and one fashion store.


Perceptron Awarded Multi-Plant, Multi-Station Project in North America
econotimes.com, Nov 07,’16
Perceptron, Inc. , a leading global provider of 3D automated metrology solutions and coordinate measuring machines, has been selected by a leading North American automotive manufacturer for their upcoming large vehicle program. The project involves four manufacturing plants with each plant receiving over fifteen stations. The stations will be positioned throughout the manufacturing process to measure the critical vehicle subassemblies such as doors, hoods, underbodies, side frames, as well as the completed body. The gauging stations are currently in the design phase with plant installations starting January 2017.


RPP Infra Projects bags order worth Rs 25.40 crore from TNCSC

Livemint.com, Nov 07,’16
RPP Infra Projects has received order from TNCSC (Tamilnadu Civil Supplies Corporation) for construction of Scientific Storage godown of 25000MT capacity (Hi-Tech Godown) at Village Kodavasal in dist. Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu. The Rs. 25.40 crore order is to be completed within a period of 24 months.


MAN Diesel & Turbo wins order for a complete propulsion package for a chemical tanker
en.portnews.ru, Nov 06,’16
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the order for a complete propulsion package for a chemical tanker. The package features a full HyProp ECO system with PTO/PTH; HyProp ECO is an innovative, fuel-saving and hybrid propulsion system. The system will be employed aboard a 7,500-dwt stainless-steel chemical tanker ordered and operated by IÇDAŞ Çelik Enerji Tersane Ve Ulaşim Sanayi AŞ in Turkey.
The propulsion package also features a MAN 6L32/44CR common-rail main engine, an MAN Alpha Kappel propeller and an MAN SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system capable of operating on MGO, MDO and HFO. A delivery date for the new building has been scheduled for September 2017.


Honghua lands big deal to build US LNG facility

chinadaily.com.cn, Nov 04,’16
Honghua Group, a Chinese onshore drilling rig maker, has signed its first offshore deal worth $1.8 billion, to build a giant LNG facility in the Gulf of Mexico for US company Argo LNG Partners LLC. The first phase of the construction is scheduled to take two to three years.
The liquefied natural gas facility will comprise four production platforms, four storage platforms, an accommodation platform, one central processing platform and a pier for LNG ships. Its annual processing capacity and storage capability will be up to 3.6 million metric tons and 240,000 cubic meters, respectively.


MBL Infrastructures bags project worth Rs 1,021 crore from NHAI

Livemint, Nov 04,’16
MBL Infrastructures has bagged project worth Rs 1,021 crore on DBFOT Hybrid Annuity (under NHDP phase IV) basis from National Highways Authority of India. The project is for four lane of Tarsod – Fagne (Package-IIB) Section of NH-6 from 422.700 km to 510.000 km in Maharashtra.
During Construction 40% of the bid project cost (Rs 408.40 crore) will be funded by NHAI and the balance 60% (Rs 612.60 crore) will be arranged by the concessionaire. During the operation period, NHAI will pay concessionaire this 60% (adjusted for inflation during construction period) in semi-annual payments along with interest thereon at Bank Rate + 3% and also semi-annual payments for Operations & Maintenance totaling Rs 134.85 crore for the project (which will be further adjusted for inflation).


WWL, DB Cargo to develop multi-modal logistics hub

americanshipper.com, Nov 04,’16
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and DB Cargo has signed a contract to develop the “Mediterranean Hub Monfalcone Srl,” a joint venture multi-modal logistics hub at the Port of Monfalcone on the Italian Adriatic coast. WWL will own a 51 percent stake in the business.


GE wins Chile thermal plant deal
powerengineeringint.com, Nov 04,’16
GE has signed a multi-year contract with power company AES Gener, which operates a total of 4 GW of installed capacity in Chile, comprising thermal, hydroelectric and solar plants. The contract is to overhaul the steam turbines and generators at four thermal power plants in Chile. The first of the nine turbine-generator projects is already underway at the 264 MW Nueva Tocopilla gas-fired plant in the Antofagasta region.


Ujaas Energy bags order for 50 Kwp solar power plant in Bhopal

Livemint, Nov 04,’16
Ujaas Energy has received an order for design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Grid Interactive SPV Based Solar Power System of 50 Kwp at main office building of RBI, Bhopal in state of Madhya Pradesh.


Aker Solutions Wins Contract to Build Johan Sverdrup Pipeline Receiving Facility at Mongstad
pandct.com, Nov 04,’16
Aker Solutions has won a contract from Statoil to build the pipeline facilities, modifications and tie-ins needed at the Mongstad terminal to receive oil from the North Sea Johan Sverdrup field. The EPIC contract valued at about NOK 350 million will be completed in 2019.
The contract includes groundwork and foundation work. The engineering will be carried out by Aker Solutions in Bergen and prefabrication will be done at the company’s yard in Egersund. Local companies will also be involved during the installation phase. The groundwork will be handled by Aker Solutions’ partners.


Sterling and Wilson bags Rs 250-cr project from PGCIL

Moneycontrol, Nov 03,’16
Sterling and Wilson has bagged Rs 250-crore project from Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) for extension of 400kV and 132kV sub-stations across the states of Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Nagaland in India. Sterling and Wilson is to supply, install, test and commission the civil work for various 400kV and 132kV substations including transformers and reactors under the North Eastern Region IV and VII at Imphal, Silchar, Balipara, Bongaigaon, Misa and Agartala sub-stations.


Eltel s power distribution business wins a new wind power contract in Finland
eltelgroup.com, Nov 3,’16
Eltel’s power distribution business has won a new contract with Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy to act as the prime contractor to build the infrastructure for a ten turbine wind power park in Raahe in Northern Finland.
The new wind park consists of 10 wind turbines with 345 MW of power each. The scope of Eltel’s delivery will comprise the 33 kV electricity grid in the wind park, data transmission network, road infrastructure, foundations for the turbines and connecting of a substation with the 110 kV regional grid. The project is starting now and will be completed in spring 2017.


Stuart Olson Industrial Group Awarded 130 Million dollar in New Contracts
edmontonjournal.com, Nov 03,’16
Stuart Olson Inc. announced two new maintenance, repair and operations contract awards valued at an estimated $130 million for its Industrial Group segment.
The first $100 million contract is to provide MRO services to a longstanding oil sands customer. Under the terms of the contract, Stuart Olson’s Industrial Group will deliver an integrated bundle of electrical, instrumentation and insulation services at the customer’s newly constructed facility in Northern Alberta. Work under this contract is expected to commence in late 2016 and extend over a period of five years.
The second contract has issued by a new customer to provide electrical and instrumentation maintenance services at a newly constructed processing facility in Northern Alberta. The agreement is valued at $30 million over a six-year period, with work expected to commence in 2017.


NPCC wins ONGC tender
upstreamonline.com, Nov 03,’16
Abu Dhabi’s National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) has won a tender to provide EPC services for two of India’s Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) projects. NPCC has informed that, under the $141 million contract, it will provide well platform life-extension services for ONGC’s Mumbai High North (MHN) and South (MHS) fields, off India’s west coast.
The scope of work will involve the replacement of 10 wellhead platform topsides at the two projects. Out of the 10 wellhead platform topsides being targeted for replacement, four are on the MHN field and six are on MHS. The decommissioning and removal of the existing topsides are part of the contract and overall project is scheduled to complete by the end of April, 2018.


Sangam India bags exports order of Rs 35 cr
moneycontrol.com, Nov 03,’16
Sangam India has bagged an export order from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Latim America and Afghanistan worth Rs. 35 crore. The order is to supply polyster-viscose fabrics and denim. The order is to be executed in the next four months.


FLSmidth has signed a large cement contract in Iraq

nasdaq.com, Nov 02,’16
FLSmidth has signed a contract worth more than $200 million with Iraq Cement Co. to supply a total of 6,000 tonnes of cement per day to the production line for the Al Muthana region. The contract is a full EPC order, comprising engineering, all FLSmidth equipment supplies, erection and construction, as well as commissioning and training once completed. The cement plant will produce 6,000 tonnes per day and will feature state-of-the-art equipment, including the latest technology to ensure an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient production process.


Lafarge Jordan orders 15MW solar plant
cemnet.com, Nov 02,’16
Lafarge Cement Jordan’s Rashadiya cement works has issued a contract to Adenium Energy Capital to build a15 MW solar plant for its facility, which is located in the southern governorate of Tafileh. The construction will start in early 2017 and is expected to be completed by the third quarter of the year.


HCC, Laxmi Civil Engineering Services JV bags Rs 374 crore contract
indiainfoline.com, Nov 03,’16
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) in JV with Laxmi Civil Engineering Services Pvt Ltd has been awarded Rs 374.6 crore contract by the Narmada Valley Development Authority to construct Bistan Lift Irrigation Scheme on turnkey basis. The scope of the project includes 2 pumping stations, connecting pipeline of 167 kms and micro irrigation systems including automation systems (SCADA) etc. The project is to be completed in 30 months.


Dilip Buildcon bags Rs.914-cr contract from Maharashtra govt

HBL, Nov 02,’16
Dilip Buildcon has won a contract from the Maharashtra state government for upgradation of a highway stretch in Maharashtra under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP). The project has been awarded on hybrid annuity mode at a project cost of Rs.914 crore and the first year operations and maintenance cost of Rs.3 crore.


Rajesh Exports bags Rs.1,206 cr order from UAE

HBL, Nov 02,’16
Rajesh Exports Ltd has bagged an order of Rs. 1,206 crore from the UAE to export designer range of gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions. The export order is to be completed by February 2017.


Damac awards 150.8m Paramount residences contract to China Construction
gulfbusiness.com, Nov 02,’16
Damac, a Dubai property developer, has awarded a Dhs554m ($150.8m) contract to China State Construction Engineering Corporation to build residences within its Paramount Tower Hotel and Residences development. It has been awarded the main work contract for 27 floors of luxury residences in the wider 867-key luxury hotel and residence project. It is located in the Burj Khalifa area with a scheduled completion date of Q1 2020.


NHAI awards contract for 4-laning of Rupnagar-Phagwara section in Punjab
tribuneindia.com, Nov 02,’16
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued LOA to GR Infra projects Ltd for four-laning of Rupnagar-Phagwara section. The 81-km project will have four structures (grade separator/flyover), one major bridge, 22 minor bridges, one vehicular underpass and one pedestrian underpass. The project would be executed on hybrid annuity mode and scheduled time of completion of the project is 30 months from the date of commencement. The total cost of the project is Rs 1,444 crore.


Ujaas Energy zooms after receiving order from Airports Authority of India
Indiainfoline, Nov 02,’16
Ujaas Energy has received an order for “Design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Rooftop Grid connected solar PV system of 158 Kwp from Airports Authority of India VSI Airport, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar.


Veolia Water technology selected for Dow facility

hydrocarbonengineering.com, Nov 02,’16
Veolia Water Technologies’ HPD evaporation technology and MultifloTM softening process has been chosen for Dow Chemical Company’s Pittsburg facility in California. The contract is for a total overhaul process of the water treatment plant.


George Kent bags RM277mil contract to build hospital in Selangor
thestar.com.my, Nov 01,’16
George Kent (M) Bhd has received a LOA the Public Works Department (JKR) to design and build a 150-bed Hospital in Tanjung Karang, Selangor, for RM277.2mil. The hospital is to be constructed on a 6.88ha site facing the main trunk road between Tanjung Karang and Kuala Selangor. It will take 48 months to build and is scheduled for completion by November 2020.


Construction contract (Lootsa 12 office building)

globenewswire.com, Nov 01,’16
Nordecon AS and Technopolis Ülemiste AS has entered into a contract for construction of an office building at Lõõtsa 12 in Ülemiste City, Tallinn. The 13-storey building named after Alexandre Liwentaal will house 9,000 m² of office premises. The cost of the construction contract exceeds 8 million euros before value added tax. Construction of the office building will be completed in the second quarter of 2018.


Isolux Corsan wins 22 million euro transmission project in Haryana
indianexpress.com, Nov 01,’16
Isolux Corsan, a Spanish firm, has won three contracts worth 22.1 million euros from Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd (HVPNL) for construction of three transmission lines. The first project is construction of 70 km of 220 kV transmission lines in Kaithal, Kurukshetra and Karnal, has a budget of 5.5 million euros, second project pertains to execution of 150 km of 220 kV/66 kV transmission lines with a total budget of 11.4 million euros and the third project will be the execution of 70 km of 220 kV/132 kV transmission lines with a total budget of 5.2 million euros. All three projects will be executed in 18 months.


BGR Energy Systems bags BoP contract worth Rs 2600 crore

livemint.com, Nov 01,’16
BGR Energy Systems has bagged Balance of Plant (BoP) contract worth Rs 2600 crore from TANGEDCO Tamil Nadu. The contract is for Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, Fabrication, Assembly, Inspection, Testing, Transportation, Erection, Testing and commissioning of the Balance of Plant Mechanical, Electrical and Control & Instrumentation works including associated civil works for establishment of Coal based 1x 800 MW North Chennai Supercritical Thermal Power Project Stage-III in the premises of existing NCTPS at Ennore & Puzhudhivakkam Village, Thiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu. The contract completion period is 36 months from the date of award.


Malaysia awards new East Coast Rail Link project to China Company
straitstimes.com, Oct 31,’16
Malaysia is awarding a S$18.3 billion new rail project to China Communication Construction Company Ltd (CCCC), with financing from the Export-Import Bank of China (EXIM). The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is a 620km rail track aimed at rejuvenating development in Malaysia’s east coast, by connecting towns along the rail line, including Port Klang in Selangor, Mentakab and Kuantan in Pahang,Terengganu’s Kemaman, Kertih and Kuala Terengganu as well as Kelantan’s Kota Baru and Tumpat. The rail link is part of the government’s 11th Malaysia Plan, which outlines economic rejuvenation projects for the period between 2016 to 2020. The government expects to finalize the rail link by the year end, with construction expected to begin in early 2017.


Hyundai E&C wins US$736 Million Deal from Saudi Aramco

businesskorea.co.kr, Oct 31,’16
Hyundai Engineering and Construction (Hyundai E&C), the building arm of Hyundai Motor Group, has received a turnkey order from Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil company Saudi Aramco. The US$736 million order is to build a gas treatment plant in Uthmaniyah. The plant will be used for separating and collecting natural gas fractions such as ethane and propane through a demethanizer from the 1.4 billion standard cubic feet per day (scfd) of gas produced in the region. It will construct the plant for 37 months and complete the project by the end of 2019.


Contract for Orange Line Package-2 re-awarded

tribune.com.pk, Oct 31,’16
The Lahore Metro’s Orange Line project is back on track. The contract for civil works between Chauburji and Ali Town (Package-2) – that was cancelled earlier in Oct’16 over sluggish pace of work – has been re-awarded. ZKB Reliable JV has secured the contract for Rs.11.39 billion. NESPAK is the lead engineering consultant of the project. The earlier contract was awarded to Maqbool Calson JV in September 2015, but the company failed to fulfill its contractual obligations, which resulted in the cancellation of the contract by the Lahore Development Authority.


PBA Infrastructure Ltd awarded contract by Maharashtra State Road Development Corpn. Ltd
Equitybulls, Oct 30,’16
PBA Infrastructure Ltd has received a contract from Maharashtra State Road Development Corpn. Ltd. The EPC contract is for Rehabilation and Up-Gradation of Nigadi (Bhakti-Shakti Chowk) Dehuroad (Y-Juction) Section from Km 20/400 to Km 24/500 and km 25/579 to km 26/540 of NH4 to Four Lane with Paved Shoulder in Maharashtra. The contract value is Rs.39.07 crore.


Midas Awarded Kresen Kernow Contract
insidermedia.com, Oct 28,’16
Midas Construction has been awarded a contract to build Kresen Kernow, the new £12m archive centre for Cornwall. The project has been funded by a grant of £11.7m from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Cornwall Council; building work is due to start in November 2016.
Midas will convert the remaining historic brewhouse into public space which will include learning rooms, exhibition areas and a range of research facilities. It will also build a two-storey extension behind the brewhouse for state-of-the-art strongrooms to store the collections.


Chilean P-3A contract worth USD37 million
Janes.com, Oct 28,’16
Chilean Navy has recently awarded a contract to IMP Aerospace in Canada worth USD37 million. The contract is for refurbishing and upgrading two P-3A Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft. the first Chilean P-3A is to arrive in Halifax early in 2017. The second machine is to follow later that year or early in 2018, after work on the first is completed, tested, and accepted.


Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick Wins £20m Hull Contract

insidermedia.com, Oct 28,’16
Contractor Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick has been awarded work valued in excess of £20m to provide mechanical and electrical services for a new pharmaceutical research and innovation facility being built in Hull. Engineering and construction company M+W Group has awarded the project which includes the installation of a new ventilation system, small power and lighting systems, fire and intruder alarms and a building management system. It is expected to complete late next year.


Oslo awards contract for new sports arena
theconstructionindex.co.uk, Oct 28,’16
The city of Oslo is commissioning NCC to build the Nye Jordal Amfi sports arena in Oslo,Norway. The SEK445m (£40.6m) contract for the Municipal Undertaking for Culture & Sports Facilities involves building a replacement for a stadium originally built for the Olympic Games in 1952. Nye Jordal Amfi will be an ice hockey arena for elite and recreational sports and will also feature restaurants, cafes and conference facilities.


Fugro wins geotechnical contract for US offshore wind farm
newcivilengineer.com, Oct 27,’16
Fugro has won the site investigation contract for an offshore wind farm development located off the US east coast.The contract, awarded by developer Vineyard Wind, will involve a geotechnical site investigation at the offshore Massachusetts site. The investigation is planned to start before the end of the month and take around two to three weeks to complete.


Lum Chang unit wins S$325m Tanah Merah MRT contract
businesstimes.com.sg, Oct 26,’166
Lum Chang Holdings has said that its subsidiary has secured a S$325 million contract from the Land Transport Authority for addition and alteration works to Tanah Merah MRT Station. This includes building an additional platform and concourse, and related road and drainage works. The contract also includes tracks and viaducts parallel to the existing East-West Line and connections to a new train depot. Construction will begin by end-2016 and is targeted to complete by 2024.


Gamesa bags 130 MW solar power project order from Atria Power
BS, Oct 26,’16
Gamesa India has bagged a 130 MW solar project from Atria Power to be commissioned in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh by March 2017. Gamesa will handle complete value chain of Design & Engineering, Procurement, construction, commissioning and O&M of the project with the supply of 96 units of Gamesa E-1.37MW hybrid cooled solar inverter.


Talon Energy Wins Contract With Maritime Link Project

vocm.com, Oct 26,’16
A Port aux Basques fabrication facility has won a contract related to the Maritime Link Project. Talon Energy Services of St. John’s company has been awarded a contract to supply, install and protect the subsea cable system between Cape Ray on the province’s southwest coast and Point Aconi in Nova Scotia. Talon will also provide project management and fabrication services for the construction of a 25 tonne turntable assembly to be used for storage of over 5 thousand metres of space cable for up to 50 years. Work is expected to get underway this month.


Murphy wins Nemo interconnector contract
newcivilengineer.com, Oct 26,’16
J. Murphy & Sons has been awarded a contract to develop the Nemo Link converter station and compound buildings in Kent. As part of the contract, Murphy will develop nine buildings at the 8h Nemo Link site. Work is due to start this month and is expected to be completed next year, with Nemo Link scheduled for commercial operation by 2018.


Ntegrator wins S$20.8 mil contract from Vietnam’s largest mobile network operator
theedgemarkets.com, Oct 26,’16

Ntegrator has secured a contract worth S$20.8 million to supply high-performance batteries to Viettel, Vietnam’s largest mobile network operator. Delivery is slated for end of 2016.


Boskalis wins Hornsea contract

heavyliftpfi.com, Oct 26,’16

Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Dong Energy for the transport and installation of the foundations for part of the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The farm will generate a total capacity of 1,200 MW when complete.


Jacobs Joint Venture Wins Contract for First Intercity Bus/Metro Station in West Africa
businesswire.com, Oct 25,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that Jacobs Engineering SA (JESA), the company’s joint venture with OCP S.A. (OCP), has been awarded a contract to provide PMC services to the African Society of Investments and Infrastructure (SA2I) for the Intercity Bus/Metro Station in Abidjan in the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire. Located on a 25-hectare site, the new station, the Gare Routiere d’Abidjan, is expected to have a capacity of 25 million passengers a year and is the first in the country.


Wartsila wins Argentina gas plant contract
powerengineeringint.com, Oct 25,’16
Wartsila has won a €30m ($32m) contract for a 92 MW gas-fired power plant in Argentina. The Caimancito power plant is being built by engineering firm Sullair Argentina and Wartsila will supply its own 50SG natural gas engines. The equipment is expected to be delivered this year, with the plant being fully operational in June 2017.


Hochtief JV wins £1.1bn German highways project

newcivilengineer.com, Oct 25,’16
A Hochtief joint venture has won a construction job worth £534M on the A6 road in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The ViA6West consortium comprises Hochtief PPP Solutions, DIF Infrastructure IV and Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung. The contract is to finance, build, operate and maintain the A6 federal highway extension between the Wiesloch/Rauenberg intersection and the Weinsberg interchange in Baden-Württemberg. A 25.5km-long stretch will be widened to six lanes and the 1.3km-long Neckartal Bridge will be refurbished. After construction has been completed, the JV will manage the total stretch covering 47.2km.The whole project is expected to cost around £1.1bn. Construction work is due to start at the beginning of 2017 and complete in 2022. The contract to operate the highway runs until 2046.


JGC wins FEED services contract for Woodfibre LNG

lngindustry.com, Oct 25,’16
JGC Group has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JGC America Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Woodfibre LNG project in Squamish, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada. Under the contract, JGC will provide FEED development and an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) proposal for the new 2.1 million tpy natural gas liquefaction plant and export facility. The value of the contract was undisclosed.


Wincanton wins Hanson contract
shdlogistics.com, Oct 25,’16
Wincanton has secured a new contract with the UK’s largest supplier of ready-mixed concrete, Hanson. Hanson UK is part of the HeidelbergCement Group.Under the terms of the contract, it is estimated that Hanson will require Wincanton to deliver in excess of half a million cubic metres of concrete each year.


Suttons wins cyanide contract
logisticsmanager.com, Oct 25,’16
Suttons has won a logistics contract for transporting sodium cyanide for Cyanco. Sodium cyanide is used in gold mining to dissolve and separate gold out from ore. Because of its toxic nature, there are strict regulations surrounding its storage and transport. The contract was won by Suttons’ North American team.


Exergy wins geothermal deal in Turkey

powerengineeringint.com, Oct 25,’16
Exergy, an Italian Company, has won a deal for a 24 MW geothermal power plant in Turkey. The contract is with Bestepeler Enerji Üretim Ticaret and marks the second order from the Turkish energy firm. Exergy will provide a two-pressure level Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) system equipped with two of its Radial Outflow Turbines, one for each pressure level.


Paraguay awards first highway PPP
latinfinance.com, Oct 24,’16
Paraguay has awarded its first PPP to a consortium of Spanish, Portuguese and local companies to expand and maintain two of the country’s federal highways. Paraguay’s public works and communications ministry MOPC announced that Spain’s Sacyr, Portugal’s Mota-Engil and local road builder Ocho A won a 30-year contract for the $520m project involving the Ruta 2 and Ruta 7 highways.


Faraday Future awards $1 billion electric car manufacturing plant contract to AECOM
dailyenergyinsider.com, Oct 24,’16
Faraday Future (FF) has awarded a contract to AECOM for the construction of its $1 billion electric car manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility will include structural glass, a water feature, prismatic skylights, and dark sky-compliant outdoor lighting, and will incorporate the use of sustainable and energy-efficient oils, elevator systems and lighting. The project had a construction value of about $500 million.


Eckoh wins contracts in US worth US$2.5mln
proactiveinvestors.co.uk, Oct 24,’16
Eckoh PLC, Secure payments and customer contact group, has secured three contracts worth over US$2.5mln over the next three years. The first is a two-year deal for the group’s secure payments solution with one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of nutritional supplements in the US, while the second is a three-year deal with a Fortune 500 corporation in financial services. The third win is a three-year agreement with one of the largest US telecommunications providers, where Eckoh will provides its browser-based agent desktop ‘Coral’ to more than 3,000 contact centre agents in a new facility opening at the end of 2016.


Subsea 7 wins contract for Atoll field offshore Egypt

offshore-technology.com, Oct 24,’16
Subsea 7 has secured a contract offshore Egypt from BP-led alliance Pharaonic Petroleum to carry out work at water depths of 900m in the Atoll field. Under the contract, Subsea 7 will provide engineering, procurement, construction services and install more than 40km of rigid pipelines and associated structures for the new Atoll field. The company will also install a 105km umbilical connecting the field to shore. Engineering and procurement services for the project have already started.


Xylem Wins $1M USD Contract For First Wastewater Treatment Plant In Sehore, India
wateronline.com, Oct 24,’16
Xylem has secured a $1M USD order to supply advanced wastewater treatment technology to a sewage treatment plant at Sehore in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Xylem will provide wastewater treatment expertise and technology, including a Sanitaire ICEAS advanced Sequential Batch Reactor (SBR) system, which will support the treatment of 12 million liters of wastewater per day.
Xylem’s contract includes designing the treatment process, supplying and installing all treatment technology (including Sanitaire ICEAS SBR system, diffusers, decanters, control and instrumentation technology) and commissioning the plant. Construction of the new facility will begin in September 2016 with the plant expected to be operational by August 2018.


Wood Group wins further five-year contract with Hibernia

digitallook.com, Oct 24,’16
Wood Group has won a five-year contract extension to provide services on the Hibernia oil field offshore Newfoundland. The contract, with the Hibernia Management and Development Company consortium, offers the potential for two further five-year extensions. The contract value has not been disclosed.


tradearabia.com, Oct 24,’16
The Dresser-Rand business, a part of Siemens Power and Gas, recently received an order from Egypt-based Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for three SGT-400 industrial gas turbines, including associated electrical generators. Petrobel, a joint venture formed by Italian oil and gas company, Eni, and Egypt’s General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), is developing the Zohr gas field, located about 200 km off Egypt’s Mediterranean coastline. The order scope also encompasses a service package that includes spare parts supply and on-site maintenance. The turbine-generator sets are slated for delivery in early 2017.


Guinea inks 770 mln dollar contract with Chinese firm to develop main port
uk.reuters.com, Oct 24,’16
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) signed a $770 million contract with Guinea’s government to upgrade the port in the capital, Conakry. Under the contact, CHEC, a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Co Ltd, will construct three docks, roads and other infrastructure in the eastern zone of the port, providing parking for up to 600 trucks.


SPIE unit wins KNPC Clean Fuels Project deal
tradearabia.com, Oct 24,’16
SPIE Oil & Gas Services, a multi-technical services subsidiary of the SPIE Group, has won a five-year contract from the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) for its Clean Fuels Project (CFP), which is currently under EPC phase of implementation.
The project encompasses increasing the combined refining capacities of its Mina Al Ahmadi (MAA) and Mina Abdullah (MAB) refineries and to enhance production of environment friendly value added products through Bottom of Barrel processing using state-of-the-art technologies. The project is also contributes towards linking the two refineries into an integrated refining complex and further enhance performance towards operational safety, reliability and energy conservation.
SPIE Oil & Gas Services will provide commissioning management and support services at both Mina Al Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries under CFP scope of work. The contract value was not revealed.


Inox Wind bags repeat order for 50 MW wind power project in Gujarat
Livemint, Oct 24,’16
Inox Wind has bagged repeat order from ReNew Power Ventures for a 50 MW wind power project in Gujarat. The 50 MW order from ReNew Power is part of the 350 MW of orders announced by Inox Wind on October 03, 2016. The turnkey project is scheduled to be commissioned by March 2017. As part of the order, Inox will supply and install 25 units of its advanced 2MW DFIG 113 rotor dia Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) for Renew Power.


Wood Group wins further five-year contract with Hibernia

digitallook.com, Oct 24,’16
Wood Group, an Oil services engineer, has won a five-year contract from Hibernia Management and Development Company consortium for extension to provide services on the Hibernia oil field offshore Newfoundland. Wood Group, which announced a similar contract with HMDC in November 2014, did not disclose the contract value.


Hochtief team wins 1.3bn Euro German motorway PPP

theconstructionindex.co.uk, Oct 23,’16
The ViA6West consortium comprises Hochtief PPP Solutions (30%), DIF Infrastructure IV (50%) and Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung (20%) has won the contract for the planning, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the section of Germany’s A6 motorway between Wiesloch and Weinsberg.
The project has a total value of €1.3bn, of which construction amounts to about €600m. Construction work – which is due to start at the beginning of 2017 with completion in summer 2022 – will be carried out by a joint venture between Hochtief Infrastructure and Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung.
The partners will widen the section over a distance of 25.5km to six lanes with no interruption to traffic and will refurbish the 1.3km Neckartal Bridge. The project also entails the operation and maintenance of the A6 over a total distance of 47.2km, including some sections that have already been expanded. After completion, ViA6West will operate and maintain the full section of highway until 2046. Financial close is expected in December 2016.


Jyoti Structures shines on bagging order worth $ 40.82 million from TRANSCO CLSG
Livemint.com, Oct 21,’16
Jyoti Structures has bagged an order worth $ 40.82 million from TRANSCO CLSG for Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of 225 kV Mano – Kanema – Bikongor transmission line. The line interconnects Liberia with Sierra Leone. CLSG is a power transmission utility creating a common power grid for four West African countries.


Sterling and Wilson awarded Multi States Substation Project by PGCIL
Indiainfoline.com, Oct 21,’16
Power Grid Corporation of India has recently awarded a project to Sterling and Wilson, which comprise extension of 400kV and 132kV substations including Transformers & Reactors under the North Eastern Region of India’s Strengthening Scheme-IV & VII spread over five states. This project comprises of 9 locations of North Eastern Region namely Imphal, Silchar, Balipara, Bongaigaon, Misa, Kopili, Nirjuli, Agartala, Mokokchung of 5 states namely Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Nagaland.
This scheme will strengthen the capacity of distribution network of North Eastern Region with more reliability. The project is valued at Rs. 250 Crore inclusive of all taxes and duties. The project is expected to be commissioned in next 18 months from the date of award of the project. However, some of the priority sub-stations will be commissioned much ahead of the schedule.


Graham bags 150m pound north London pipeline

building.co.uk, Oct 21,’16
Graham Construction has been awarded a £150m partnership deal with the north London borough of Barnet. The deal will see the contractor build out major projects for the council over five years, with the option to extend for a further two. The works will include both new-build and refurbishment projects across a range of areas, including new schools, leisure centres and community centres.


Acromec wins $7m deal to construct lab for Tan Tock Seng Hospital
sbr.com.sg, Oct 21,’16
Acromec clinched a controlled environment contract for the fitting-out of a Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) laboratory of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), expected to be completed by 2Q17. The total contract deal was $7m. Furthermore, the company has offered ancillary after sales maintenance and servicing package, totaling approximately $1.8 million, which will be carried out over the duration of five years.


Sadbhav Infrastructure Project signs EPC agreement with its subsidiaries
Livemint.com, Oct 21,’16
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project has signed EPC agreement with its four subsidiaries worth Rs 283 crore for maintenance and repairs works, during the development period and contraction period for four projects. The first agreement is with Sadbhav Rudrapur Highway for Rampur-Kathgodam (I) section of NH-87, length 43.45 kms valued at Rs 69 crore. The second agreement is with Sadbhav Nainitat Highway for Rampur- Kathgodam (II) section of NH-87, length 49.78 kms valued at Rs 73 crore.
The third agreement is with Sadbhav Bhavnagar Highway for Bhavnagar-Talaja section of NH-8E, length 48.05 kms valued at Rs 82 crore. The fourth agreement is with Sadbhav Una for Una-Kodinar section of NH-8E, length 40.95 Kms valued at Rs 59 crore.


CCTA Awards Balfour Road-Highway 4 Interchange Contract, Project to Begin Soon
eastcountytoday.net, Oct 21,’16
Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) Board voted unanimously to award a contract to Brosamer & Wall, Inc. & Bay Cities Paving & Grading for the construction of a number of improvements to the State Route 4/Balfour Road interchange. The purpose of the project is to improve traffic flow on State Route 4 and enhance safety for everyone who uses the interchange at Balfour Road. It is the final roadway element of the State Route 4 Bypass Project, constructed with over $400 million in local funds and $25 million in State funds, over the last sixteen years. Utility work has already begun for the new interchange and construction is expected to begin in late 2016 or early 2017 and is expected to be complete in late summer 2019.


Doosan Heavy Industries bags 850-M dollar thermal plant order in PH
mb.com.ph, Oct 21,’16
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. has won an EPC order worth $850-million from Redondo Peninsula Energy Inc., to build two 300-megawatt coal-fired thermal power plant in the Philippines. Construction of the first power plant will begin this year with completion due in December 2020 while that of the second plant will begin next year. Both thermal plants will be located in a region 130 kilometers northwest of Manila.


L&T inks pact with Maha govt for Nagpur Smart City project

ET, Oct 21,’16
L&T Construction’s Smart World & Communications Business Unit has signed the contract with the Department of Information & Technology, Maharashtra Government, under which Nagpur will be converted into the country’s first large-scale integrated Smart City.
The scope of work will cover laying of 1,200 km of optical fibre network backbone, creating 136 city wifi hotspots at key locations, establishing 100 digital interactive kiosks and developing city surveillance systems with 3800 IP-based cameras.
The company has completed detailed surveys of the proposed junctions, smart strip and zonal ring and even procured the requisite approvals for conducting the LiDAR survey for surveillance and wifi deployment.


Ashoka Buildcon zooms; receives LoI for work on rural electrification
Indiainfoline, Oct 20,’16
Ashoka Buildcon Ltd has received LOI from Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam (DVVNL) for execution of work on Rural Electrification on Turnkey basis under DDUGJY Scheme a GOI Scheme on behalf of DVVNL/Government of Uttar Pradesh for Aligarh and Kanpur Zones. The aggregate accepted bid value of the Projects is Rs. 178.6 crore.


Ashok Leyland bags Rs 1,140 crore order from Tanzania
ET, Oct 20,’16
Ashok Leyland has bagged order worth Rs 1,140 crore from Tanzania to supply vehicles, gensets and spares, among others. The order also includes supply of equipment for development of workshops, training modules and allied equipment to be fitted on ambulances. The latest order is being financed fully by EXIM Bank of India under National Insurance Account (NEIA) scheme.


NCC-BGR team bags coal mine project in West Bengal

HBL, Oct 19,’16
Pachhwara Coal Mining Pvt Ltd, a SPV, formed by the company NCC Ltd (formerly Nagarjuna Construction Co Ltd) and BGR Mining & Infra Private Ltd with 51:49 per cent equity has been awarded Pachhwara North Coal Block Mine by the West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd.
This project involves activities relating to mine development; excavation of over burden and coal transportation and related activities. The project is estimated to have coal reserves of nearly 400 million tonnes and over burden of 1650 million cubic metres.
The total duration of the project is about 30 years and will be extended for further period until the coal reserves are exhausted. The value of the project is estimated at Rs.35,000 crore and the annual revenue at rated capacity is about Rs.1,335 crore at current prices.


Inland Waterways Authority of India awards contract for construction of Multi – Modal terminal at Sahibganj
Pib, Oct 19,’16
The Inland Waterways Authority of India has recently awarded the contract for construction of multi-modal terminal at Sahibganj in Jharkhand to Larson & Tourbo (L&T). With the targeted completion of Phase -1 in 2019, the state of the art terminal will have a cargo handling capacity of 2.28 MMTPA.
The multi modal terminal will have facilities including berthing space for two vessels, stockyard for storing, belt conveyor system with fixed hoppers, barge loader, shore protection works, roads, ramps and parking area, and terminal buildings.
The Government is developing National Waterway-1 under the Jal Marg Vikas Project, with technical and financial assistance of the World Bank at an estimated cost of Rs. 4,200 crore.


Siemens receives order for 44 MW wind power plant in Croatia

elp.com, Oct 19,’16
Siemens won a contract for the wind turbine supply of the Zadar VI Extension onshore wind project in Croatia. The project scope includes delivery and installation of 13 wind turbines of the type SWT-3.4-108 with a rating of 3.4 MW each and a 108-meter rotor. The turbines will be installed on steel towers with hub heights of 79.5 meters. Deliveries are planned for the first half of 2017. After commissioning in summer 2017, the wind farm will have total installed capacity of 44.2 MW. The deal includes a long-term service agreement for 14 years.


Hartek Power bags solar EPC orders for 460 MW in H1 FY17

Moneycontrol, Oct 19,’16
Hartek Power, an EPC company, has bagged 460-MW solar orders in the first half of the current financial year. The 460-MW solar EPC orders secured by the firm include 16 substation projects of up to 132 KV spread across six states -Punjab, Bihar, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. Hartek Power will provide complete turnkey solutions for these projects and execute post-inverter works covering the design, engineering, supply, installation, automation and commissioning of the power plant electrification.


Mitie Wins 60M Pound Airports Contract
insidermedia.com, Oct 18,’16
Mitie, a listed facility Management Company, has been awarded a contract worth £60m for work at three Manchester Airports Group (MAG) airports. Under the new five-year agreement, it will provide additional pest control and landscaping services at Manchester Airport, as well as the full range of soft services at Stansted and East Midlands Airport for the first time. The company will also provide hard services, including mechanical and electrical maintenance, fixed wire testing, plumbing, life safety systems, building management systems and lightning protection systems, across all three airports.


Oneic wins 2.2mn dollar Oman substation contract

utilities-me, Oct 18,’16
Oman National Engineering Investment Company (Oneic) has won contracts worth $2.2mn from Mazoon Electricity Company for construction of incoming feeders and 11 outgoing feeders for the new Samad primary sub-station in Al Shaqiya North Governorate. The construction of the new feeders will be completed in seven months.


Monadelphous to construct NZ water pipelines

pipeliner.com.au, Oct 18,’16
Monadelphous has secured a major construction contract associated with the Amuri irrigation scheme in New Zealand. Valued at approximately $58 million, the contract involves the supply, installation and commissioning of a 130 km water pipeline network for Amuri Irrigation Company Limited, north of Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island. The project is due for completion by September 2017.


Contract to Build Johan Sverdrup Pipeline Receiving Facility at Mongstad
scandoil.com, Oct 17,’16
Aker Solutions has won a contract from Statoil to build the pipeline facilities, modifications and tie-ins needed at the Mongstad terminal to receive oil from the North Sea Johan Sverdrup field. The contract, valued at about NOK 350 million, is for engineering, procurement, construction and installation services. The work will be completed in 2019.
The contract also includes groundwork and foundation work. The engineering will be carried out by Aker Solutions in Bergen and prefabrication will be done at the company’s yard in Egersund. Local companies will also be involved during the installation phase. On average, the project will employ about 50 people with an expected peak of almost 100 in mid-2017.


Nokia bags $230 mn 4G network deal from Airtel in 9 circles

Deccanherald, Oct 17,’16
Nokia has bagged USD 230-million 4G network deal from Bharti Airtel in nine telecom service areas in India. Nokia will deploy its available 4G network technologies across nine of Bharti Airtel’s circles including the regions of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rest of Bengal, Odisha, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Kerala and UP East in the country. The coverage expansion will include major cities such as Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Patna and Siliguri. Nokia will also expand the operator’s 3G network in eight of the territories as part of this rollout and modernization of legacy 2G BTS.


Shriram EPC bags Rs. 61-cr order
HBL, Oct 17,’16
Shriram EPC has bagged a contract from Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board for a water supply scheme to Robertsonpet (KGF) City under the Centre’s Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation scheme in Bengaluru.
The company will establish reverse osmosis filters and accessories in all wards in the city, provide distribution network from water treatment plant and maintenance for five years. The project is scheduled for completion in three years.


Robertson Construction to build new warehouses for Edrington

dailyrecord.co.uk, Oct 17,’16
Robertson Construction has secured a new contract with drinks giant Edrington to build warehousing facilities at its new £100 million distillery and visitor centre development in Speyside. Elgin-based Robertson, who won the contract in 2014 to build the new distillery and visitor centre for The Macallan single malt, will also deliver new warehouses and a filling store which are to be completed alongside the wider development by mid-2017. Edrington has commissioned the infrastructure development to support its new distillery and visitor centre at Craigellachie, which is expected to officially open in the spring of 2018.


Stepnell secures 3.8m pound contract to build major extension at one of UKs largest payroll firms, MHR
nottinghampost.com, Oct 17,’16
Construction firm Stepnell has been awarded a £3.8m contract to design and build a major extension at the Nottinghamshire offices for one of the UK’s largest payroll company. Stepnell’s Nottingham office, based at the Eldon Business Park in Chilwell, will deliver the second phase of a £10m project for MHR, which plans to eventually build three new offices in the grounds of its base at Ruddington Fields Business Park.
The programme will create a new innovation centre for the company and Stepnell is already working on the first phase of the expansion, a £1.6m contract that involves extending and refurbishing MHR’s Britannia House building. Now it has begun work on a 44-week construction programme to create a new two-storey, 873 sq m office building for MHR.
The master plan for the expansion programme was designed by architect Simon Gee Designs Ltd, with Moss Architecture completing the design. Nottingham-based Gleeds Management Services is the employer’s agent for the scheme. The second phase, being built for Ancaster Properties, will create purpose-built, modern office space for MHR’s growing team.


AECOM Technology Tapped to Construct 1B dollar Faraday Future Plant
streetinsider.com, Oct 17,’16
AECOM has been selected to construct the $1 billion, 3-million square foot electric car manufacturing plant for Faraday Future (FF) in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The project, to be delivered with a guaranteed maximum price, has an approximate construction value of $500 million and will be included in AECOM’s backlog for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016. Additionally, the project will include sustainable and energy-efficient oils, elevator systems, and lighting, as well as prismatic skylights for daylighting of manufacturing.


Toshiba Wins Major Orders for Malea Hydroelectric Power Plant Project in Indonesia
powermag.com, Oct 17,’16
Toshiba Corporation has announced that Toshiba Group has won major orders from PT Malea Energy, the subsidiary of Kalla Group to supply two sets of 45-megawatt hydro turbines and hydroelectric generating equipment for the Malea Hydro Power Plant Project in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The feature of the equipment is its high head and high rotational speed. Deliveries will start from 2018 and the plant is scheduled to start commercial operation in 2020.


Ujaas Energy wins order for Grid Interactive Rooftop, Small Solar PV power plant
Livemint, Oct 17,’16
Ujaas Energy has won order from Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) for Grid Interactive Rooftop & small Solar PV Power Plant of up to 5Kwp. The order is for design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Grid Interactive Rooftop and Small Solar PV Power Plants on 364 houses with a capacity of 4 & 5 Kwp at various locations in two districts of Uttarakhand.


Jordan s Ahli Bank signs EPC contract for 1,5MW PV project

pv-magazine.com, Oct 17,’16
The Jordanian Ahli Bank has signed an EPC contract on 27th September with the Joint Venture of German Phoenix Solar and Jordanian Al-Rokh for its 1,5MW solar project. The Jordanian Bank has contracted the consultancy company E-Res Energy as the technical supervisor, manager of the supplier selection process, as well as the Employer’s Representative during the construction process of the 1,5MW project. The photovoltaic single-axis modules are expected to produce in excess of 2200 kWh/kW per year. The plant is expected to be constructed in six months


Mitsubishi Hitachi wins order for 55 MW turbine for Las Pailas II project
thinkgeoenergy.com, Oct 17,’16
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Limited (MHPS) has secured an order from ICE for a 55 MW turbine order for the Las Pailas II geothermal power project, which will be built in Guanacaste Province in Costa Rica. INITEC Energía, S.A., a Spanish engineering firm, will be in charge of EPCM on the project. MHPS will supply the steam turbine through that company and will also dispatch engineers to the site to provide technical advice in installation and commissioning, taking advantage of its abundant experience as an EPC contractor. A generator, manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, will also be supplied.


Technip awarded subsea contract in Malaysia
worldoil.com,Oct 14,’16
Technip has been awarded a subsea contract by PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd, (wholly owned subsidiary of PETRONAS), for the Samarang Redevelopment Project Phase 2 EOR, in Malaysia. Under this contract, Technip will manage the EPCIC of flexible pipelines, with diameters ranging from 4 in. to 6 in., as well as EPCIC of associated platform I-tubes. The contract will be executed by Technip’s operating center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and is scheduled for completion in quarter-three 2017.


Doosan Heavy bags US$850m order for power plant in Philippines
koreaherald.com, Oct 14,’16
Doosan Heavy Industries & construction has announced that it has signed a US$850 million contract with Redondo Peninsula Energy, to build a thermal power plant. The plant will have two units, and the first will be completed by December 2020.


Leighton wins contract for Indian apartments

theconstructionindex.co.uk, Oct 14,’16
Cimic’s subsidy Leighton India Contractors has signed an alliance agreement to deliver 937 apartments in Mumbai, India. The Leighton team will develop Ten BKC, a 2ha development of 40 apartment blocks within Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai. Leighton’s revenue for the Ten BKC project will be AU$140m (£86m). The scope of work includes delivery of structures, mechanical, electrical and plumbing services, façade, finishes and external works over a period of 34 months. Works is targeted for June 2019.


HCC wins Rs 368 cr railway tunnel project in Manipur

rtn.asia, Oct 14,’16
Hindustan Construction Company in JV with Vaishno Cement Company Limited has won a Rs 368 crore contract from the Northeast Frontier Railway to construct a safety tunnel between Tupul and Imphal in Manipur. This is part of the new railway line project being constructed between Jiribam and Imphal of Northeast Frontier Railway and the project is to be completed in 4 years. The project includes construction of 9.5 km long safety tunnel between Tupul and Imphal and this tunnel runs parallel to the main broad gauge single line tunnel which is also being constructed by the HCC-VCCL joint venture.


L&T-Sojitz Corp consortium wins Rs 3799-cr order for dedicated freight corridor
BS, Oct 14,’16
Larsen and Toubro Ltd along with Japan’s Sojitz Corp have won an order from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. The Rs 3799 crore order involves the construction of civil (embankment, structure, tunnel), track works, overhead electrification, traction substations and signalling & telecommunication works for double line electrified tracks with 2×25 kV AC, high rise overhead catenary system capable of operating at a maximum train speed of 100 km per hour, from Rewari to Dadri (128 km). This project is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and is part of the western corridor proposed between Dadri (near Delhi) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (near Mumbai).


Inox Wind bags repeat orders for 40MW in Gujarat

livemint.com, Oct 13,’16
Inox Wind has bagged repeat orders from D.J. Malpani for two wind power projects of 20 MW each in the state of Gujarat. The two orders will be executed on turnkey basis and are scheduled to be commissioned by March 2017. As part of the turnkey projects, Inox Wind will provide end to end solutions from development and construction to commissioning. Inox has also been contracted to undertake operations and maintenance services of the projects for a multi year period, post commissioning. The orders involve supply and installation of 20 units of Inox Wind’s latest offering, the 113 meter rotor diameter Wind Turbine Generator.


Tee International bags 48m of engineering contract

straitstimes.com, Oct 13,’16
Trans Equatorial Engineering Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tee, has been awarded a contract by Changi Airport Group to serve as a nominated sub-contractor to carry out engineering works relating to the development of a three-runway system at Changi Airport. Under this contract, Trans will work with the project’s main contractor on the design, supply, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning of the airfield lighting system for the three-runway system. Including this contract, Tee has four ongoing projects at Changi Airport.


Turkish firm wins $277m Duqm Port contract
meconstructionnews.com Oct 13,’16
Serka Taahhut Insaat, a subsidiary of Abdali Holding, was awarded a $277m contract to build the infrastructure of the commercial quay at the Port of Duqm in Oman. Contract involves creation of a 300-metre-long dry bulk terminal with a capacity to handle 5 million tons per annum of minerals. It also involves all necessary infrastructure like ground improvement, crane rails, power distribution, drainage and sewer systems, site lighting, pavements, roads, perimeter security systems, refer gantry systems and also the administrative buildings and warehouses on roughly 1 million square metres of land to serve as a container terminal at Port of Duqm. The contract is expected to be completed by around 2019.


Morgan Sindall Wins 16.9M pound Bedfordshire Contract
insidermedia.com, Oct 13,’16
Morgan Sindall has been appointed by Central Bedfordshire Council to construct a £16.9m highways and waste distribution depot in Houghton Regis, Dunstable. The project which is already underway includes the construction of a household waste recycling centre and a depot for the highways team of Central Bedfordshire.
The main building on the 14-acre site will include modular offices for 60 staff at Highways England, a maintenance workshop for seven vehicles and a large dry storage area. The building will also house fuel and salt stores and will be used to provide support for works at the Dunstable Northern bypass (A5 M1 link) which is currently under construction. The contract is expected to be completed in summer 2017.


KEC International wins orders worth Rs 1,192 crore

ET, Oct 12,’16
KEC International has bagged orders worth Rs 1,192 crore. These orders include transmission and distribution projects worth Rs 859 crore in India, Africa and the Americas. KEC’s cable business received supply orders worth Rs 105 crore.
The company has also received an order worth Rs 120 crore for railway overhead electrification project in the North Western Region. It bagged orders worth Rs 108 crore for providing turnkey engineering and construction jobs for solar power projects.


IL&FS Engineering bags Rs 162.58 cr order from GAIL

BS, Oct 12,’16
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has received the Fax of Acceptance from GAIL for laying and construction of pipeline along with associated facilities of section II pipeline from Chainage 159.70 km to Receiving Terminal Cum Future IP Station-4 at Dobhi (Chainage 345.08 km.) for Phulpur-Haldia Pipeline Project (Phase 1B) in Bihar. The total length of the pipeline is 185.38 km and the total value of the contract is Rs 162.58 crore.
The project is to be mechanically completed in 15 months from date of FOA and with additional 3 months for drying, commissioning and GAS-IN. The company is also executing an EPC contract for Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves (ISPRL), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, for laying of pipeline from Land Fall Point (LFP), Mangalore Port to Mangalore/Padur Cavern via Intermediate Valve Station (IVS) for storage of crude oil.


Acwa Power-led consortium selected to build 306MW coal-fired power plant in South Africa
ossilfuel.energy-business-review.com, Oct 12,’16
Acwa Power-led consortium has been selected by the South African energy department to build a 306 MW coal-fired power plant using modern circulating fluidised-bed technology in the country’s coal hub Mpumalanga Province. The consortium includes Thebe Investments, Pele Natural Energy, Mazi Capital and Palace Group. Upon completion, the plant will be operated and maintained jointly by Palace Group and NOMAC, a wholly owned unit of Acwa Power.


Consortium wins Dubai Red metro contract
worldconstructionnetwork.com, Oct 11,’16
Expolink has signed €2.6bn contract with Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line and upgrade the existing system. Expolink is an Alstom-led consortium also including Acciona and Gulermak. The project will include construction of a 15km long line, comprising 11.8km of elevated metro line and 3.2km underground metro line.
The extension will comprise seven stations, including an interchange at Nakheel Harbour and a metro station at the World Expo site. Expected to be operational by 2020, the extended line will connect the city to the Expo 2020 site. The company will also upgrade the existing metro line’s power supply, signaling systems, miscellaneous communication and track works.


ALEC Energy wins 6.8MW solar plant contract
constructionweekonline.com, Oct 10,’16
ALEC Energy has been awarded a contract to develop a 6.8MW private solar power plant for Al Nabooda Automobiles in UAE. According to the contract, ALEC Energy will carry out all system design and construction activities, and obtain the required local approvals. The contractor is currently in discussions with Yellow Door Energy to finance the plant, which will be built and commissioned over a six-month period.
ALEC Energy will install 25,000 solar panels across Al Nabooda Automobiles’ car parks and roofs. The panels will produce approximately 10 million units of electrical energy per annum, and offset around 5,300 tonnes of CO2 every year – equivalent to the emissions of 1,600 passenger cars. Once completed, 6.8MW solar plant will be connected to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) MV grid.


KITCO bags projects from across India
The Hindu, Oct 10,’16
KITCO’s , the Kochi-based consulting company, has bagged projects across India. It has bagged a contract from HPCL for refurbishing the tank farm and pipe-lines at Butcher Island in Mumbai. HPCL has also entrusted KITCO with the task of preparing a detailed feasibility report for the bunkering facilities of Vasco terminal at Marmugao Port. The project includes a comprehensive study of jetty details, pipe line routing survey and establishing furnace oil handling facilities.
KITCO has also bagged a contract from BPCL to develop an engineering solution for a fully automated bitumen handling facility. Meanwhile, The Inland Water Authority of India has appointed KITCO to provide consultancy services for the water taxi project on the Yamuna river in Delhi. The Indian Maritime University’s contract is for preparing a detailed project report for its proposed campus in Jaigarh in Maharashtra.


Lumberton airport wins grant to build new terminal

robesonian.com, Oct 08,’16
The United state Aviation Division has awarded the Lumberton Regional Airport a $564,000 grant to build a new terminal building at the Lumberton Regional Airport. The grant will pay half of the estimated $1.13 million construction cost for the proposed 4,500-square-foot building. The remaining 50 percent of replacing the existing 1969 structure is being funded by the Robeson County Board of Commissioners and the Lumberton City Council at a cost of $228,000 each.


Granite Construction (GVA) Receives 39M dollar Contract for Northgate Station Construction
streetinsider.com, Oct 07,’16
Granite Construction Incorporated has been awarded a $39 million sub-contract by Absher Construction Company to construct the Northgate Station in Seattle, Washington. Scope of work includes the construction of a half-mile of elevated rail structure and associated work. The Northgate Station project is part of the light rail improvements for Sound Transit’s growing public transit network. Sound Transit plans, builds and operates express bus, light rail and commuter train services throughout King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Construction is scheduled to begin in October 2016 and is scheduled to be complete by December 2018.


Nila Infrastructures wins work order from Adani Ports

Indiainfoline, Oct 07,’16
Nila Infrastructures Limited received a work-order pertaining to EPC contract for Rs 435.1 million from Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) 1 & 2 for construction of PMC Office Building at Adani Shantigram, located on S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad. The building envisages overall construction of Ground + 13 floors + two basements covering about 300,000 sq. ft. built-up area and has to be completed within 390 days’ time.


JFE Engineering snags major biomass power plant project

Oct 07,’16
JFE Engineering has won a contract to build a 75,000 kilowatts biomass power plant fueled by wood chips, coconuts and coal at a Mitsubishi Paper Mills factory, Hachinohe in Japan’s Aomori Prefecture. Estimated at $173 million to $192 million, the order came from a company backed by Mitsubishi Paper Mills and an Oji Holdings unit. The plant will combine Finnish partner Valmet’s circulating fluidized bed boiler, which can burn various types of solid fuels for energy, with JFE’s turbines and generators. The engineering company will handle everything from design to materials procurement to construction.


AngloGold Ashanti Renews Contract with Veolia in Ghana

businesswire.com, Oct 06,’16
AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) has renewed its trust to Veolia by extending for two years Operations & Maintenance contract of its water treatment plant at Iduapriem gold mine in Ghana. Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Ghana Limited, has been operating and maintaining the existing water treatment facility at Iduapriem since 2014. For the renewal of the contract, Veolia is committed to maintain operational efficiency, safeguard security of supply, and reduce environmental footprint accordingly to Ghana EPA whilst also ensuring a positive impact on the local communities through the continuous training of its staff.


Sandy Springs OKs 384K dollar pedestrian bridge contract

myajc.com, Oct 06,’16
Ed Castro Landscape has been awarded a contract by the Sandy Springs City Council to install a pedestrian bridge over Nancy Creek on Windsor Parkway near Northland Drive. The $384.248.99 contract to perform site grading, engineer and construct the bridge foundation, install the bridge, construct sidewalks, install curbs and gutters, and provide erosion control, according to city documents. The project is expected to take six months to complete.


Electricity Ministry signs KD 62 million power deal – Public Works Ministry seals infrastructure deals
kuwaittimes.net, Oct 06,’16
The Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water has signed a contract with the electric power construction firm SEPCOIII worth KD 62 million for work on a gas turbine cycle system in the Al-Zour Thermal Power Plant. It will be completed in 68 months. The Kuwait Ministry Public Works has also signed two contracts at a total cost of KD 25.7 million for infrastructure repairs in Sabah Al-Nasser and Granada areas and a sewer line linking Al-Surra and Al-Riggae.
The first contract deals with a project for infrastructure renovation in the areas of Granada and Sabah Al-Nasser, which is in its 15th phase. The second contract, worth KD 11.1 million, is for a project to establish an 8648- meter sewer line linking Al-Surra and Al-Riggae areas, in addition to the fourth ring road. The project also includes work to repair several manholes and to fix sewer line leakages in these areas.


NBCC India gets orders worth Rs 1,117 core in September

Livemint, Oct 05,’16
NBCC India has received orders worth Rs 1,117 crore in September’16. These orders include Rs 440- crore hospital construction contract from the labour ministry and Rs 270-crore contract for construction of the University Grants Commission building complex.


French utility Engie wins 1.2bn dollar Saudi power plant contract

tradearabia.com, Oct 05,’16
Engie, a French utility company, has won a major contract from Saudi Electricity Company to build a 1,504MW power plant an estimated cost of $1.2 billion in the kingdom. The contract for the Fadhili power plant was awarded by SEC in partnership with national oil giant Saudi Aramco. The plant is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2019.


Power Engineers Awarded Detailed Engineering and Design Services Contract for CPV Towantic Energy Center in Oxford, Connecticut
powermag.com, Oct 05,’16
POWER Engineers Incorporated (POWER) has received a contract from Gemma Power Systems to provide detailed engineering and design services for Competitive Power Venture’s (CPV) Towantic Energy Center project located on a secluded 26-acre site in Woodruff Hill Industrial Park in Oxford, Connecticut.
The Towantic Energy Center is a natural gas-fueled, 2×1 combined cycle power plant consisting of two high-efficiency General Electric 7HA.01 combustion turbine generators, two heat recovery steam generators and one steam turbine generator. The facility also includes air-cooled condenser and dual-fuel operational capabilities.


KHNP Wins $530Mln Hydro Power Plant Contract from Pakistan

world.kbs.co.kr, Oct 05,’16
The Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Corporation (KHNP) has won a 530 million U.S. dollar BOT contract from Pakistan for a hydroelectric power plant. It will build a 350 MW hydro power plant about 210 kilometers northeast of the capital Islamabad and operate it for 30 years before transferring it to the Pakistani government.


Japanese JGC To Build Gas Pipeline, Storage In Bahrain

naturalgaseurope.com, Oct 05,’16
Japan’s JGC Corporation has been awarded a $98.7mn EPC and commissioning contract by Bahrain National Gas Expansion Company (BNGEC) for gas pipeline and gas storage facility at Awali, Bahrain. The project is scheduled for completion in September, 2018.
This project is intended to construct feed gas and product gas transfer pipelines and product gas storage tanks to be used for the gas processing plant for which JGC signed a construction $355mn contract with BNGEC in January 2016.


L&T to construct 10 MLD sewage treatment plant in DMIC Dholera
BS, Oct 04,’16
L & T has received an EPC order from The Dholera Industrial City Development Limited (DICDL) to build 10 MLD sewage treatment plant (STP) with two streams of 5 MLD each in the current phase of development. The STP will be expandable up to 30 MLD. It will be constructed and commissioned in three modules and will have state-of-the-art infrastructure including Sewage Treatment Plant, Sewage Pumping Stations (Intermediate/Terminal) and Master Balancing Reservoir- Recycled Water. The total proposed project area for Dholera is approximately 920 sq. km.


ADF Group Inc. announces the award of new contracts in the United States valued at $133 million
newswire.ca, Oct 04,’16
The first contract of ADF Group Inc ., is a part of Salt Lake City’s new terminal redevelopment program, and which includes the fabrication, industrial coatings and the steel structures and miscellaneous metals erecting work for the new terminal, two concourses and the airport’s passenger gateway.
ADF’s contract also includes the supply of the shop drawings, the design and engineering of connections, as well as the supply of the raw material (steel). The project is scheduled to start in the coming weeks and will extend until the second quarter of ADF Group’s 2019 fiscal year.
The second contract concerns the fabrication and installation of various steel structures and miscellaneous metals for a new building in Miami, Florida. This project is expected to be completed by December 2017. The total contract value is $133.0 million.


Karolinska To Construct New Facility In Huddinge, Sweden

healthcaredesignmagazine.com, Oct 04,’16
Karolinska University Hospital has awarded a contract to Skanska, with Locum, to construct a new hospital building in Huddinge, Sweden. The 312,153-square-foot project, worth approximately $140 million, will house about 23 operating rooms, a sterilization center, about eight rooms for interventional services, 21 rooms for X-ray examinations, and related support areas. Construction began in June 2016 and is expected to be completed 2019.


EDF wins 90 MW solar project in Mexico s second auction

pv-magazine.com, Oct 04,’16
The Mexican subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group has received two projects from Mexico’s state utility the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE). The larger of the two is the Gunaa Sicarú wind plant, but there was still room for an impressive 90 MW utility-scale PV plant in Guaymas, Sonora. The Bluemex Power Solar Project will be built over 400 hectares in the northwestern state, and will be utilizing top-of-the-range bifacial solar PV modules, which are able to generate electricity using both sides of the panel. The total capacity of the order is 342 MW.


Jain Irrigation bags Rs 284 cr job order from govt

ET, Oct 03,’16
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd (JISL) has secured an order from the Indian government under AMRUT scheme to implement one 24×7 water supply project each in Bijapur and Bagalkot districts in Karnataka, valuing Rs 201.83 crore and Rs 82.6 crore, respectively. The project will be designed and executed over 24-35 months. The order also involves operations and maintenance for 60 months.


Veolia Awarded with Approximately 269M dollar Contract to Build and Operate WTE Plant in France
waste360.com, Oct 03,’16
Veolia Environnement has been awarded an approximate $269 million contract to build and operate a new waste-to-energy (WTE) plant for Syndicat Départemental d’Elimination Des Déchets De L’Aube (SDEDA) in France. The WTE plant will have an annual treatment capacity of 60,000 metric tons, and it will use an ultra-efficient treatment process to maximize the energy potential from waste to generate 41 GWh of electricity per year and 60 GWh of heat energy per year.


SapuraKencana Petroleum bags RM889m worth of contracts

thesundaily.my, Oct 03,’16
SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd (SKPetro) has been awarded three contracts worth US$215 million (RM889 million) in total. The first contract is related to Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd’s B127 Cluster Pipeline RTR Project. The scope of work consists of engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of 11 pipeline systems and associated topside modifications in B127 and surrounding Mumbai High fields located off the west coast of India. The contract is for 20 months.
The second contract is for the provision of the tender assist drilling rig SKD Pelaut for Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn Bhd. The contract is for a firm period of two years with options to extend for an additional two years. The third contract, for two months, was awarded by Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd for the provision of underwater maintenance services for Sepat mobile offshore production unit. The scope of work consists of inspection, maintenance, repairs, drilling support and other work for Petronas Carigali’s underwater facilities to be executed in the water shore and offshore Peninsular Malaysia at zeto to 2000 metres water depth, with diver intervention at zero to 300 metres water range at Sepat MOPU Field.


BHEL bags two R&M hydropower orders worth Rs 430 crore

BS, Oct 03,’16
BHEL has won orders worth around Rs 430 crore, for the R&M of the 6×60 MW Balimela HEP of Odisha Hydro Power Corp Ltd (OHPC) and the 3×60 MW Bairasiul HEP of National NHPC Ltd. BHEL’s scope of work for the job orders envisages design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, dismantling, setting up, testing and commissioning of critical parts of turbines, generators, governors, controls and instrumentation, protection and balance of plant (BoP).


Gayatri Projects wins Rs 926 crore highway project in Bihar

BS, Oct 03,’16
Gayatri Projects Limited has won the contract from Bihar State Road Development Corporation (BSRDC) and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) for four-laning of Gaya-Hisua-Rajgir-Nalanda-Bhiarsharif section of NH-82. The project is being funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Approximate contract value is Rs.926 crore.


Wind energy provider Inox Wind bags Rs 2,000 cr orders

INE, Oct 03,’16
Inox Wind has bagged 350MW wind turbine orders from various promoters in India. The projects will be executed on turnkey basis across locations in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. The contracts include supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as multiyear operations and maintenance agreements. The orders are expected to be commissioned by March 2017. Approximate order value is Rs. 2,000 crore.


Consortium including Tekfen signs 2.4 bln-euro deals for gas storage facility in southern Turkey
hurriyetdailynews.com, Oct 01,’16
A consortium that includes Turkey’s Tekfen has signed two contracts worth 2.4 billion euros to construct an underground natural gas storage facility in the southern province of Mersin. The group said three of its subsidiaries, Tekfen Construction, Tesisat A.Ş. and HMB, created a consortium along with France’s Entrepose Contraction.
The consortium signed two contracts to conduct EPC works of an underground natural gas storage facility with a capacity of 4 billion cubic meters in two separate, yet proximate fields in the Tarsus district of Mersin, which was sent to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP). Construction, which is expected to take five years, will commence as soon as project financing is secured by the main contractors. Turkey’s energy regulator awarded gas storage licenses to two companies, Gaz Depo and Toren Gas Storage and Mining, to develop underground gas storage projects in Tarsus in 2014. The companies will be the main contractors in the project.


Contract signed for Kajaki dam 2nd phase to produce 151.5MW of electricity
khaama.com, Oct 01,’16
The contract for the second phase of Kajaki dam in Afghanistan has been signed to further develop the dam. The Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan said the development work will further expand the reservoir of the dam to 2.1 billion cubic meter and to generate 151.5 MW electricity. This comes as a MoU signed between the Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan and a Turkish company for the extension of Kajaki hydropower dam earlier in July this year.


KBR seals Hinkley project management deals
constructionenquirer.com, Sep 30,’16
KBR, the US engineering giant, has signed off its long-term project management services contract for Hinkley Point C nuclear power station which is coming in Somerset, UK. KBR’s reimbursable rates contract will cover site operations management, contract management, and materials tracking. Around £3bn-worth contracts with construction and engineering firms have already been committed to deliver the nuclear plant. Meanwhile, the UK Government has signed its £18bn contract with France and China to build the above nuclear power station.


White-Spunner wins $4.2 million contract for Thomas Hospital Birth Center expansion
al.com, Sep 30,’16
White-Spunner Construction has announced that it has won a $4.2 million contract to expand the Birth Center at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. The project will increase the size of the birth center from 18,000 square feet to more than 29,000.The total cost of the expansion was estimated at $9 million; major donors include the Fairhope Single Tax Corporation, which contributed slightly over $1 million. Neil King of Evan Terry Associates is the project architect. It is due for completion in May.


Primoris Energy Unit Wins Power Contract Worth 60 Million dollar
nasdaq.com, Sep 30,’16
Primoris Services Corporation PRIM has announced that its Energy Services’ power division, part of the Energy segment has won a new power plant contract worth over $60 million. The EPC contract is for a 340 MW simple cycle gas turbine power plant located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The new plant will be an expansion of an existing facility and will provide additional on-demand peaking electricity generation. Work is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016 and expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018.


JDR awarded contract for SSE Beatrice wind farm

yourprojectnews.com, Sep 30,’16
JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a subcontract by Siem Offshore Contractors GmBH to supply subsea power cables for SSE’s Beatrice offshore wind farm. The 588 MW wind farm will be situated in the UK’s Outer Moray Firth and is expected to power approximately 450,000 homes. JDR will engineer, design and manufacture 180 km of inter-array cables for the project to connect a total of 84 wind turbines. The delivery is scheduled for Q2 2018. The Beatrice project is owned by SSE (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) (35%) and SDIC Power (25%) and is expected to be fully operational in 2019.


Grenergy to install 30-MW solar plant in Mexico

renewables.seenews.com, Sep 30,’16
Grenergy Renovables SA, a Spanish renewables company, has won a contract to build a 30-MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Mexico. It has received this deal in the country’s latest energy auction through the SPV Green Hub. It will build the solar farm in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico’s industrial belt.
Grenergy has mentioned that its project pipeline in Mexico currently stands at about 500 MW, including more than 300 MW of solar power. The company plans to add at least 10 MW of capacity in the country in 2016-2017, while the 30-MW project it just won is expected to be completed in 2019.


Fluor-Atkins-Westinghouse JV Lands 318M dollar Contract to Operate DOEs Nuclear Conversion Sites
govconwire.com, Sep 30,’16
A joint venture of Fluor, Atkins and Westinghouse has received a five-year, $318 million contract to operate the Energy Department’s depleted uranium hexafluoride conversion facilities at two locations. The Mid-America Conversion Services JV will perform work at DOE’s Kentucky-based Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant and the Piketon, Ohio-based Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant beginning in the first quarter of 2017.
The JV will operate the facilities to help DOE process stored DUF6 converted into depleted uranium oxide or hydrofluoric acid for potential reuse, storage or disposal. Mid-America Conversion Services will also serve as broker on the sale of the aqueous hydrofluoric acid product and provide surveillance and maintenance support for the DUF6 cylinder inventory. The company will provide expertise on nuclear energy and site management services as part of its role in the program.


NHAI awards nearly Rs 4K cr highway projects in Karnataka

TNN Sep 29,’16
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded two contracts (EPC) worth Rs 3,918 crore in Karnataka under NHDP- IV B. First contract is to BSCPL-KNR (JV), for four-laning of Hubli- Hospet section at Rs 2,293 crore on NH 63. The scheduled time for completion of the project is 3 years. The second contract is to Gammon India Ltd for four-six Laning of Hospet-Bellary-Karnataka /AP Border Section for Rs 1,625 crore. The scheduled time of completion of the project is 2 years.


ABB wins Vietnam coal plant automation deal
powerengineeringint.com, Sep 29,’16
ABB has won a repeat order from Doosan Heavy Industries to automate a 600 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant in Vietnam. The 225 MW plant, which is due for completion in 2018, is in the Myingyan district of Mandalay. The project is an expansion of the Vinh Tan 4 plant east of Ho Chi Minh City and once completed, it is die to add an extra 5600 MW to the national grid. ABB’s Symphony Plus automation system will control the plant’s boiler, turbine generator and auxiliaries. It will be operated by Sembcorp Utilities and supply power to Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise under a 22-year power purchase agreement.


Edinburg Awarded $5.4 Million to Finish Water Treatment Plant Upgrade
edinburgreview.com, Sep 29,’16
The City of Edinburg has received a $5.4 million loan from the Texas Water Development Board. The money allocated through the Agency’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund will be used to finish the expansion of the West Water Treatment Plant located at 1752 South Mon Mack Road.
This is the second fund allocation from the TWDB for this particular project. In 2013, the City received $10.4 million to upgrade the water treatment plant capacity from eight (8) million gallons per day to 16 million. The upgrade began in early 2015 but the reservoir system also needed to be upgraded, boosting the cost of the project to $15.4 million.


Parrsboro sewage plant design contract awarded to CBCL

cumberlandnewsnow.com, Sep 29,’16
CBCL has received a contract from Parrsboro town council to design new wastewater treatment which is coming up in Parrsboro. The contract value is $476,644 and the construction of the treatment plant will follow soon after completion of the design work. The contract includes project management, WWTP design, collection system design and tendering.


Sanmar Group selects Nuberg to set up calcium chloride plant in Egypt
BS, Sep 29,’16
The Chennai headquartered Sanmar Group has awarded an EPC contract to Nuberg Engineering to build a calcium chloride plant on LSTK (lump sum turnkey) basis in Egypt. The Sanmar Group is in process of setting up a mega chemical complex, with an investment of $ 1.5 billion, in Port Said, Egypt.
The plant, which will have production capacity of 135,000 TPA, is scheduled for commissioning by the end of 2017. Nuberg’s scope of work includes plant design, detailed engineering and procurement of complex chemical equipment for TCI Sanmar for the anhydrouscalcium chloride pellets/granules production at its site in Port Said.


L&T Construction wins Rs 2,046 crore worth of orders

BS, Sep 29,’16
L&T’s power transmission & distribution business has won an EPC order for rural electrification under the Integrated Power Development Scheme, along with extra high voltage substations and overhead transmission lines across various locations in India. The order value is Rs. 826 crore. Its heavy civil infrastructure business has secured a prestigious order worth Rs 675 crore the metro sector. The order is to construct elevated viaducts and elevated stations.
L&T’s building & factories business has also bagged a residential project worth Rs 434 crore. The EPC project involves construction of three towers each of G+30 floors, with two levels of common basement and other ancillary facilities. Its transportation infrastructure business has secured additional orders worth Rs 111 crore in its various ongoing projects.


Senvion wins Borkum II turbine deal
owjonline.com, Sep 28,’16
Senvion has signed a contract with Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co KG to deliver the offshore wind turbines for the Trianel Borkum II offshore windfarm in Germany. The project will consist of 32 of Senvion’s 6.XM turbines. The final investment decision for Trianel Borkum II is due to be taken in the first half of 2017 with construction starting early in 2018. After the planned completion of the windfarm in the autumn of 2019, the windfarm will have an installed capacity of approximately 203 MW.


Jacobs Engineering JEC Awarded Contract from Vastly for 2B dollar Virginia Plant
streetinsider.com, Sep 28,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has received a contract from Vastly (formerly Tranlin, Inc.) to lead permit acquisition and provide design services for its new $2 billion manufacturing plant in Chesterfield, Virginia.
Under the terms of the agreement, Jacobs is responsible for supporting permit acquisition and developing the overall site design, which includes pulping facilities, tissue making and fertilizer production using Vastly’s proprietary technology. When complete, the plant will convert wheat straw into paper products and utilize residual nutrient streams to produce soil amendments.


BluMetric Awarded 1.5 Million dollar Mining-Sector Contract

stockhouse.com, Sep 28,’16
BluMetric Environmental Inc. has been awarded a $1.5 million contract by a Northern Ontario client, to start immediately, and run until approximately July, 2017. BluMetric will conduct field investigations, including drilling wells and boreholes, excavating profiles and test pits, sampling groundwater and surface water, and conducting a pilot test for an innovative barrier-wall application. Subsequent design work will include a full-scale barrier wall, water storage ponds, pumping stations, pipelines and wells for interception, collection and storage of impacted water prior to treatment.


Haydale Graphene Industries plc Contract extension with National Grid
directorstalkinterviews.com, Sep 28,’16
Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS) a wholly owned subsidiary of Haydale, have been awarded a £310,000 contract extension by National Grid (LON:NG). HCS were previously contracted by National Grid plc to design and develop a lightweight Composite Gas Transition Piece (GTP) used to provide a support and seal around steel gas transmission pipelines passing through supporting concrete walls.
National Grid has subsequently awarded HCS a contract worth £310,000, part of which was recognized in the year ended 30 June 2016 with the majority being recognized over the next 12 to 15 months to design and develop 14 different GTP solutions for 7 different pipeline diameters from 300-1050mm and for two end conditions.


Bina Puri secures RM18mil contract from Punj Lloyd

thestar.com.my, Sep 27,’16
Bina Puri Holdings Bhd has secured a contract worth RM18mil from Punj Lloyd Sdn Bhd. The contract is for the execution of package- building plant and non-plant (Part-A) for Package 22 at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) Project.
Bina Puri has said that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bina Puri Sdn Bhd had accepted another Letter of Award from Punj Lloyd. The work shall be completed within 11 months with the scope of work includes of civil, structural and architectural works for buildings (i.e. sub-station, field auxiliary room and operator shelter building), pump stations and foundation of vessel and packages.


Mypower Wins Cathedral Solar Contract
insidermedia.com, Sep 27,’16
Mypower, a Renewable energy company, has won a contract to install 150 solar panels on the roof of Gloucester Cathedral. The installation of a commercial sized solar PV system forms part of a £6m development project backed by funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The cathedral is thought to be the oldest in the UK, and possibly the world, to install such a system on its roof.


Lucknow Rail Board approves award of Rs. 675 cr contract to L&T
HBL, Sep 27,’16
Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has approved projects to L&T Corporation and Rama Construction worth Rs. Rs. 675.33 crore and Rs. 150.83 crore respectively.
The L & Ts scope involves construction of elevated viaduct and 8 Nos. elevated stations (viz. K.D. Singh Babu Stadium Station, Vishwavidyalaya Station, I.T. College Station, Badshah Nagar Station, Lekhraj station, R.S. Mishra Station, Indira Nagar Station and Munshipulia station), including special spans, on North-South Corridor, Phase 1A of Lucknow Metro at a cost of Rs. 675.33 crore.
Similarly, Rama Construction’s scope involves construction of residential and non-residential Buildings of PAC Campus Including Structural, Architectural, Plumbing, Drainage, External Development, Electrical, Mechanical, VAC, Fire-Fighting & Fire Detection including Power Supply Works etc. at 32, PAC Battalion, Kanpur Road, Lucknow at a cost of Rs. 150.83 crore.
Work on both the contract will commence shortly.


Nuberg wins $20 MM EPC contract for Calcium Chloride Plant in Egypt
hydrocarbonprocessing.com, Sep 27,’16
Nuberg, a global EPC & LSTK company for specialty chemicals, has won a calcium chloride plant project on EPC & LSTK basis in Port Said, Egypt from TCI Sanmar Chemicals. TCI Sanmar is a part of the multinational conglomerate, The Sanmar Group headquartered in Chennai, India. The calcium chloride turnkey project’s annual production capacity is 135 Mtpy and is valued at $20 MM.
Nuberg’s scope of work includes plant design, detailed engineering and procurement of complex chemical equipment for TCI Sanmar for the anhydrous calcium chloride pellets/granules production at its site in Port Said, Egypt. The technology supplier for the chemical plant is Zirax from Russia. The plant commissioning is planned to be by the end of 2017.


ARSS Infrastructure Projects bags order worth Rs.135.45 crore

Indiainfoline, Sep 27,’16
ARSS Infrastructure Projects Ltd, through its JV named ARSS-SIPS, has received work order from South East Central Railway. The order is for soil investigation, design of bridges, execution of earth work, minor bridges, major bridges, RUBs, extension of FOB, Staff Quarters and other service buildings, supply of ballast and other miscellaneous works in Lajkura-Raigarh section in connection with the construction of 4th line between Jharsuguda – Bilaspur. Approximate order value is Rs. 135.45 crore.


Skanska receives contract to build Norway s 85-MW Nedre Otta hydropower plant
hydroworld.com, Sep 26,’16
Eidsiva Vannkraft AS has awarded a US$81 million contract to Skanska to build the 85-MW Nedre Otta hydropower plant in Norway. The contract involves about 12,000 meters of tunnels, construction of the power station and transformer hall in the mountain, and concrete work around the intake, outflow and portal. Construction work is scheduled to begin in October 2016, and the project is expected to be complete in spring 2020.


Belectric wins contract to build 104 MW of solar in India

renewables.seenews.com, Sep 26,’16
Belectric GmbH, a German solar power plant builder, has secured a turn-key EPC contract for a 104-MWp solar project in the southern Indian state of Telangana. The project consists of six sub-projects that are developed and owned by a consortium and were originated by Think Energy Partners, a US-based company that develops and finances solar power plants in India. All project details have been approved and Belectric will start construction shortly. The systems are slated for commissioning in the first quarter of 2017.


GRES wins contract to upgrade Eastern Goldfields’ Davyhurst Gold Processing Plant
mining-technology.com, Sep 26,’16
Eastern Goldfields has awarded a $9.1m contract to Australian firm GR Engineering Services (GRES) to refurbish the Davyhurst Gold Processing Plant. The work will follow completion of a study by GRES. Eastern Goldfields will manage some of the work, which will include tails line installation, concrete repairs and repainting of structural steel. The work is expected to start with immediate effect and slated for completion during the first quarter of 2017.


Rudolph & Sletten Awarded Design-Build Contract for New Precision Cancer Medicine Building at UCSF Mission Bay

businesswire.com, Sep 26,’16
Tutor Perini Corporation has said that its subsidiary, Rudolph and Sletten, has been awarded a design-build contract by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), for the construction of a new Precision Cancer Medicine Building (PCMB) at UCSF Mission Bay. The work includes construction of a new six-story, 170,000-square-foot adult outpatient.
This design-build project will be built by Rudolph and Sletten in a partnership with Stantec, who is providing the design services. The work is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2017 and is expected to open for patients in the spring of 2019. The contract value is undisclosed.


Granite Awarded $875 Million Joint Venture Design-Build Transit Project in Hawaii
businesswire.com, Sep 26,’16
Granite Construction Incorporated has announced that the JV team comprised of Granite Construction Company, Shimmick Construction Co., Inc. and Traylor Bros., Inc. has been awarded the Airport Guideway and Stations Design-Build Contract by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation. Scope of the contract includes construction of 5.2 miles of new elevated guideway between Aloha Stadium to the Middle Street Transit Center Station in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The JV team is also responsible for construction of the Pearl Harbor Naval Base transit station, two stations near the Honolulu International Airport and the Middle Street station. Construction will begin in spring 2017 and is estimated to be complete by 2021.


Vestas wins 214MW order from MidAmerican for Wind XI project in Iowa, US
power-technology.com, Sep 26,’16
Vestas, Danish wind turbine maker, has won a contract to provide turbine components for MidAmerican Energy’s 2,000MW Wind XI project in Iowa, US. Wind XI is a $3.6bn project unveiled by Warren Buffet’s energy company MidAmerican in April. Approved by Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) in August, the project is expected to be completed by the end of 2019. As per the contract, Vestas will supply 214MW of production tax credit (PTC) qualifying V110-2.0MW turbine components. Delivery and commissioning will occur from 2016 to 2019.


Jereh Group Wins China-Myanmar Gas Storage Contract

naturalgaseurope.com, Sep 26,’16
Jereh Group has been awarded an EPC contract for a gas storage project in Guizhou province, China. The scope includes a natural gas liquefaction plant with the production capacity of 10.59mn ft³/d and a supporting storage tank of 5,000 m³. The project will back up supplies through the China-Myanmar gas pipeline and promote the strategic development of Guizhou.


Pestech-Fuji JV bags RM89.5mil contract from Sarawak Energy

thestar.com.my, Sep 26,’16
Pestech International Bhd and Fuji Electric Asia Pacific Pte Ltd have jointly clinched an RM 89.53mil contract from Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) to supply and install a 275kV substation for its New Bintulu B substation project. The project, to begin on Oct 4, is expected to be completed within 21 months.


Power Mech Projects bags orders worth Rs 145.46 crore

Livemint, Sep 26,’16
Power Mech Projects has received two work orders worth Rs. 145.46 crore. The first order is for Erection, Testing & Commissioning of Boiler and Boiler Auxilary work of 1x660MW Coal Based Harduaganj Thermal Power Project, Harduaganj, Uttar Pradesh, for a total contract price of Rs 107.27 crore. The second order is for piiping installation in Power Block – Boiler 1 & FGD 1 at Shuqaiq Steam Power Plant Project at Shuqaiq, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for a total contract price of Rs 38.19 crore.


Topaz wins Kazakhstan oilfield contracts
tradearabia.com, Sep 26,’16
Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel company, has secured substantial contracts in connection with the development of the Tengiz oilfield in Kazakhstan during 2016. The two contracts bring Topaz’s backlog to approximately $1.6 billion.
Under the terms of the main contract awarded by Tengizchevroil (TCO) to a consortium comprising Topaz and Blue Water Shipping A/S, Topaz will commission the construction of 15 Module Carrying Vessels (MCVs). The vessels will be owned and operated by Topaz and will commence work in Q2 2018 for a minimum contract period of three years. Topaz has also been appointed the technical managers of three additional MCVs by a consortium comprising Blue Water Shipping A/S and Kazmortransflot (KMTF).


Amec Foster Wheeler wins new Dounreay design and build contract
ournuclearnews.com, Sep 26,’16
Amec Foster Wheeler has won a contract to provide a new effluent treatment plant for the Dounreay nuclear site in the UK. The contract, valued at £7m, was awarded by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL), which is responsible for decommissioning the former centre of fast reactor research and development in Caithness, Scotland.
The scope of work includes concept and detailed design; production of the safety case and supporting environmental documentation; manufacture of the modular process plant, offsite testing, delivery to the Dounreay site and onsite installation and commissioning.


Dilip Buildcon bags order worth Rs 350.01 crore in Andhra Pradesh
Livemint, Sep 26,’16
Dilip Buildcon has received LoA from Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MORTH) on September 22, 2016 for the Project Eeppurpalem – Ongole in the state of Andhra Pradesh under EPC Mode. The project involves rehabilitation and upgradation of Eeppurpalem – Ongole section from Km 195+000 to Km 254+500 of NH-214A (New NH-216) to two lane with paved shoulder in the state of Andhra Pradesh under NHDP – IV on EPC basis at a project cost of Rs 350.01 crore having length of 57.874 Km and completion period of 24 months.


Boeing gets $81m US contract to supply 22 harpoon missile systems to India
HT, Sep 25,’16
The Unites States department of defence awarded Bowing a 81 million dollar contract for the supply of 22 Harpoon missile systems to India. The missiles will be manufactured at several places in the United States, with the majority of them being in St Charles, Missouri. Some manufacturing process will also be done in the United Kingdom. The missiles are expected to be ready in June 2018.


Suez To Build, Operate Desal Plant In Rosarito, Mexico

waterworld.com, Sep 23,’16
The Secretariat of Infrastructure and Urban Development of the Mexican State of Baja California and the State Commission for Water have chosen SUEZ, NSC Water and NuWater, to finance, build and operate the new desalination plant in Playas de Rosarito. SUEZ will be in charge of the construction of the plant in two phases and will participate to its operation for 37 years.
The first construction phase, due to start in 2017, will enable the production of 190,000 m3 of drinking water per day by 2020. The second conditional phase will double the capacity of the plant to 380,000 m3 per day by 2024.The construction contract is worth a total of €389 million for SUEZ.


H2Oil & Gas Wins Contract For Produced Water Treatment Project In Malaysia
waterworld.com, Sep 23,’16
H2Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract to design and supply equipment for a produced water treatment plant in Malaysia. For the project, which is now nearing completion, H2Oil & Gas produced a compact skid layout to minimise the weight and footprint on an offshore module that was at a critical limit. It will treat 163.68m3 per day of produced water.


Rig contract signed for Ntorya-2
youroilandgasnews.com, Sep 23,’16
Aminex has announced that it has executed a rig contract for the drilling of the Ntorya-2 appraisal well in the Ruvuma basin. The Caroil 2 drilling rig is currently on the Ntorya 1 well pad and preparations are underway to mobilize the rig and equipment to the Ntorya 2 pad, which is 1500m away. The contract is for one firm well with an option for a second well. The Company remains on track to spud Ntorya-2 during Q4 2016.


Hebron to contract with Connecticut Natural Gas to extend pipeline
journalinquirer.com, Sep 23,’16
HEBRON — Town Manager Andrew J. Tierney informed that the town intends to contract with Connecticut Natural Gas for a more cost-effective way to heat town buildings and schools. The town will have more definitive projections by January.


Bilfinger wins $100 MM contract for Beaumont, Texas methanol plant
hydrocarbonprocessing.com, Sep 22,’16
Bilfinger has won an order worth more than $100 MM in connection with construction of the Natgasoline methanol plant in the city of Beaumont in southeastern Texas. Orascom Engineering & Construction is the EPC contractor for turnkey construction of the plant and has contracted Bilfinger to provide services for them.
Bilfinger is to provide complete mechanical assembly, including piping construction, steel construction as well as insulation, painting, scaffolding, corrosion protection, fire protection and turnover of complete mechanical systems. It plans to complete the work by the end of April 2017. Production is expected to start in the second half of 2017.


Gamesa India signs 50 MW wind turbine order with ReNew Power
greentechlead.com, Sep 23,’16
Gamesa India announced that ReNew Power, a renewable energy provider in India, has placed a 50 MW turnkey wind project order to Gamesa. The order entails the supply of 25 units of G114–2.0MW T106 turbine for the 50 MW project at Bijapur District in the state of Karnataka. This project is scheduled for commissioning in March 2017.


Gayatri Projects bags Rs 1,255 cr highway project

ET, Sep 23,’16
Gayatri Projects has secured Rs 1,255 crore highway contract in a joint venture with Russian construction firm PTPS from National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). The EPC contract envisages rehabilitation and upgradation to 4-laning of Angul-Sambalpur section in Odisha under NHDP-IV.


GameChange Solar bags 100MW racking order for East Coast

pv-tech.org, Sep 23,’16
Tracker firm GameChange Solar has received an order for 100MW of its Max-Span post driven racking systems from an unnamed PV developer. The project will be installed at a location on the east coast of the US starting at the end of 2016.


Suzlon group wins orders for combined capacity of 111 MW

ET, Sep 23,’16
Suzlon group has bagged orders for a combined capacity of 111.30 MW from corporate houses such as Serum Institute of India, Rajasthan Gum Group and an assortment of SME customers between August and September 2016.
These orders include Suzlon’s latest product offerings the S111 90m tubular tower and S97 120m hybrid tower and also the time-tested S97 90m and S95 90m tubular tower models all with a rated capacity of 2.1MW each.
The projects are spread across the key windy states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, and are scheduled to be completed by March 2017.


Lightsource bags 50 MW solar project in Maharashtra

HBL, Sep 22,’16
Lightsource Renewable Energy has bagged a 50 MW solar project in Maharashtra under the government’s solar programme. This is the maiden solar project secured by the company in India. The government has announced a goal of achieving 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022.


NHAI awards Rs 249 crore project in Haryana to Gawar Construction
BS, Sep 22,’16
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded LOA to Gawar Construction for four-laning of Panchkula-Yamunanagar Section in Haryana. The 19 km section will be build at an estimated cost of Rs 249 crore under NHDP Phase III. The project is scheduled to be completed in 24 months from the date of commencement of the project.


Aveng wins R92m Sanral contract
iol.co.za, Sep 22,’16
Aveng Grinaker-LTA Civil Engineering, part of listed Aveng, has been awarded a R92 million contract by the South Africa National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) for the resurfacing of the 40.6km road between Sun City and Boshoek in North West.
The scope of work for the contract comprises an asphalt overlay, rehabilitation and ancillary works, including base repair patches and edge-break repairs, crack sealing and asphalt reinforcing.


Bismarck awards first phase of airport runway renovation

bismarcktribune.com, Sep 22,’16
The Bismarck City Commission has issued more than $20 million contracts for Phase I of Bismarck Airport’s runway project.The Bismarck City Commission named Strata Corp. of Grand Forks the general contractor, with a $19.37 million bid. Edling Electric was awarded the electrical contract for $781,024. The Bismarck City has budgeted $24.3 million in 2017 for the first part of the three-phase project.
The bulk of that construction will take place next summer. It will consist of 2,200 feet of the south end of the main runway. The work would start in May and finish in November. Phase II is scheduled to be done from spring to late fall 2018. That $32 million project will concentrate on 5,500 feet in the midsection of the runway. In the third and final phase, 1,100 feet of runway will be replaced in the north section at a cost of $12 million. Meanwhile, Phases II and III have yet to be designed or bid out. He expects Phase II bids to be awarded by September 2017.


L&T bags $100-mn order from Vietnam Border Guard

HBL, Sep 22,’16
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has signed the contract with Vietnam Border Guard valued at $99.7 million for design and construction of high speed patrol vessels in India as well as transfer of design and technology along with supply of equipment and material kits for construction of follow-on-vessels at a Vietnam shipyard. To be made up of aluminum alloy, the vessels are about 35 metres long and can clock a speed of 35 knots with latest navigation and surveillance equipment and self-defence capabilities on board.


Croatia’s Viadukt wins 11.1 mln euro project for wind power plant construction
renewables.seenews.com, Sep 21,’16
Croatian construction company, Viadukt has been chosen by Lager Basic to carry out works on the construction of a 142 MW wind power plant, Krs Padjene, worth 11.1 million euro. The deadline for the completion of works is 14 months.


Atlantic Coast Pipeline Signs Construction Contract With Spring Ridge Constructors
yahoo.com, Sep 21,’16
Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC, which has proposed a 600-mile natural gas transmission pipeline to bring much-needed energy to Virginia and North Carolina,has signed a construction contract with Spring Ridge Constructors, LLC (SRC), a joint venture of leading natural gas pipeline construction companies. Comprised of Price Gregory International, Inc., a Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR) company; U.S. Pipeline, Inc.; SMPC, LLC; and Rockford Corporation, a Primoris Services Corporation (PRIM) company, the joint venture will serve as the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s lead construction contractor. As yet to get approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), if approved, construction is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2017.


SES Engineering Services Secures Two 30m pound London M&E Packages
bdcmagazine.com, Sep 21,’16
Part of the Wates Group, SES Engineering Services, has picked up two major M&E packages in Central London which are worth more than £30 million between them.
SES has been chosen to deliver mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services on Argent’s 12 storey S2 office building for Google, which is part of the King’s Cross regeneration scheme.
SSE has also secured an MEP contract worth £18.6 million on Barts Square Phase One, which is a £110 million residential development by Helical next to St Bart’s Hospital in Farringdon. The main contractor for both projects will be Carillion.


NBCC bags orders worth Rs 440 crore from ESIC

Livemint, Sep 21,’16
NBCC (India) has secured work order worth Rs 440 crore from ESIC, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India. The order is to construct 100 beds hospital at Haridwar & Dehradun, Uttarakhand and 300 beds hospital at Indore, Madhya Pradesh.


Contract signed to build new plant
nzherald.co.nz, Sep 21,’16
Whanganui District Council chief executive Kym Fell says a contract with Hawkins Infrastructure to build the wastewater plant has been signed. It has been signed following the two clear directives from the council in March and again in August this year to proceed with construction of the approved plant design. The council has a guaranteed maximum price agreement with Hawkins for the construction of the new plant, which will be completed by December 2018.


Shriram EPC wins Rs 74 crore water supply project in Chennai

rtn.asia, Sep 21,’16
Shriram EPC Limited has won a project for Rs 74 crores from Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board for providing water to Pallikaranai and Mugalivakkam areas in Chennai. The project will be completed over a period of 24 months.


IRB bags six-laning highway project in Rajasthan
BS, Sep 20,’16
IRB Infrastructure Developers has said that it has bagged a DBFOT road project for six-laning of 125 km long Kishangarh-Udaipur-Ahmedabad section in Rajasthan. The road is to be constructed on DBFOT basis under National Highways Development Project’s phase V (package-V). The concession period of the project is 20 years including construction period of 910 days. IRB has offered a premium of Rs 228.60 crore to NHAI in terms of the concession agreement.


Expro awarded $30-million production contract in India

worldoil.com, Sep 20,’16
Expro has been awarded a contract worth over $30 million by the Hindustan Oil Exploration Company for Dirok gas field in the Assam-Arakan basin, India. The contract involves design, engineering, construction, transportation, installation and commissioning of a modular gas processing plant, which is designed to process up to 35 MMscfgd with associated liquid condensates.


Steel firm wins contract to build second university building for BAM Construction
neconnected.co.uk, Sep 20,’16
Steel firm Finley Structures has won a contract to build a second university building for leading major contractor BAM Construction. It has started work on a 400-tonne project to construct the Sarah Swift building at the University of Lincoln.
The new £19m facility will house the university’s Schools of Health and Social Care and Psychology, as well as a Professional Development Centre with ongoing training for medical professionals in Lincolnshire. It will stand on the site of the 19th century Pea Warehouse, and is due for completion in May 2017.


L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,726 crore
moneycontrol.com, Sep 20,’16
Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged orders worth Rs 1,726 crore across various business segments. They are.,
L&T’s heavy civil infrastructure business vertical, has secured a prestigious order worth Rs 687 crore in the defence sector. While its smart world and communication business has secured an order worth Rs 421 crore from BSNL for engineering, supply, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of Wi-Fi hotspots and Wi-Fi offload systems on turnkey basis for the Southern and Western States of India.
The group’s water and effluent treatment business has won an EPC order worth Rs 245 crore from Pune Municipal Corporation and power transmission and distribution business has bagged engineering, procurement and construction orders worth Rs 373 crore.


Petron Engineering surges 11% on order win from Shree Cements
Moneycontrol, Sep 19,’16
Petron Engineering has received a letter of intent from Shree Cements worth Rs. 50 crore. The work includes civil work, reinforcement & MS steel work for plant building & silo and miscellaneous work at Aurangabad, Bihar. It also involves plant building & silos i.e. stacker and reclaimer, crusher, VRM – II and miscellaneous work at Gulbarga, Karnataka.


Gujarat Alkalies selects Chematur Engineering for hydrogen peroxide project
BS, Sep 19,’16
Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd has appointed Chematur Engineering AB, Sweden, to provide technology know-how & basic engineering services for the establishment of upcoming hydrogen peroxide plant in Dahej,Gujarat. Meanwhile, IBI Chematur Engineering & Consultancy Ltd, Chematur Engineering’s JV in India, will provide detailed engineering and project management services for the project.
In July 2016, Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals had announced the approval the establishment of 14000 metric tonne per annum hydrogen peroxide plant at Dahej with an investment of Rs 143 crores. The plant is expected to be operational by the first quarter of financial year 2018-19.


Lloyd Electric bags order worth Rs 1.8 crore from GE Transportation
Livemint,Sep 19,’16
Lloyd Electric & Engineering has bagged order worth Rs 1.8 crore from GE Transportation to supply custom designed air-conditioning units for the Indian Railways Marhowra Locomotive project. The order is to design, manufacture, test and supply air-conditioning units to be manufactured in Lloyd’s factory in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan over a period of 11 years. Design of the equipment will be a collaborative effort within the Lloyd group of companies and led by Lloyd’s recently acquired subsidiary Noske-Kaeser Rail & Vehicle New Zealand, based in Palmerston North, New Zealand.


GRT India bags highway project
HBL, Sep 19,’16
Global Road Technology (GRT) India has secured its first national highway project, Varanasi-Aurangabad Tollway. GRT will work for Soma Enterprises, through the latter’s subsidiary, Soma-Isolux Varanasi-Aurangabad Tollway Pvt Ltd. GRT said it would start work this month with the six-lane construction of the Varanasi-Aurangabad section – NH-2 in Uttar Pradesh.


Saudi Aramco awards contract for major gas pipeline work

arabianbusiness.com, Sep 19,’16
Saudi KAD has won a contract from national energy giant Saudi Aramco. The company will engineer, procure, construct and commission a gas pipeline network totaling 1,118 km in length. Supporting systems, such as valve stations, fibre optic cables and metering systems, are also part of the contract. The work is related to the Master Gas System 2 (MGS 2) and the Fadhili gas programme. No value for the contract was given, although a source familiar with the matter said it was worth in the region of 5 billion riyals.


Khansaheb wins $105m mall expansion contract
constructionweekonline.com, Sep 19,’16
Khansaheb has been awarded a $105m contract to expand and upgrade Majid Al Futtaim’s City Centre Ajman from 32,000m2 to 70,000m2. The contract includes the installation of additional mechanical and electrical systems and also to build a new 2,400-capacity car park as part of the contract. It also involves the creation of new walkways, food courts, offices, and a children’s entertainment venue. Khansaheb will also conduct exterior landscaping work and reconfigure the mall’s access roads. The contract is to be delivered over several phases. Khansaheb has already started work, and the expansion of City Centre Ajman is scheduled to complete in July 2018.


French firm wins Jebel Ali refinery expansion contract

arabianbusiness.com, Sep 19,’16
French oil services company Technip has been awarded an EPC contract by Emirates National Oil Company. The contract is to expand its Jebel Ali refinery by 50 percent. Technip said the expansion project is estimated at about $1 billion and the project will increase refining capacity by 70,000 barrels per day after completion. The expected date for commercial production is the fourth quarter of 2019.


MPIC bags new expressway
thestandard.com.ph, Sep 19,’16
The tollway unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. has secured the green light from the Public Works Department in Philippines to build a P23-billion expressway linking North Luzon Expressway and South Luzon Expressway. The project has been given under the build-operate-transfer scheme for the design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of an 8-kilometer elevated toll expressway over the right of way of Philippine National Railways.


D&B contract let for $923m Australian highway

theconstructionindex.co.uk, Sep 17,’16
A JV of Fulton Hogan and Seymour Whyte has won the detailed design and construction contract for a AU$929.3m from Queensland Department of Transport & Main Roads for the upgradation of Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway section in Australia following a ‘double early contractor involvement’ (dECI) process.
The project involves an upgrade of the highway to six lanes, including major upgrades to the interchanges at each end of the project. Long distance traffic will be separated from local traffic movements, allowing the highway to function as a high-speed, high-volume corridor. Preliminary construction is expected to start in late 2016 in preparation for major construction in mid-2017. Construction is expected to be completed in late 2020, weather permitting.


Aker Solutions wins contract to increase gas processing on Statoil platform
splash247.com, Sep 16,’16
Statoil has exercised its contractual option for EPCI of a gas module that will increase gas processing capacity on its Troll B platform. The option, which is worth NOK 370m ($44.9m), is part of the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract awarded to Aker Solutions in January this year.
The module will increase recovery by around 4.7m bbl of oil when it starts up in the third quarter of 2018.It will run until Troll B is shut down in 2025. Engineering work will be carried out by Aker Solutions in Bergen and construction of the 500-tonne module will start at Aker’s yard in Egersund in 2017.


Suzlon wins 52.4 MW project from Oil India, to power 28,000 households
rtn.asia, Sep 16,’16
Suzlon Group, a renewable energy solutions provider, has won its first project from Oil India Ltd for 52.5 MW for two sites in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. The project which is scheduled to be completed by June next year will comprise of Suzlon’s S11190m tubular tower and S97120m hybrid tower with a rated capacity of 2.1MW each.


Bolivia awards 1 bln hydroelectric project to two Chinese firms

ET, Sep 16,’16
Bolivia’s government tapped two Chinese firms to construct a hydroelectric project in the eastern portion of the country, with an initial $1 billion financing coming from a credit from China’s Eximbank. The award grants China Three Gorges Corp and China International Water & Electric with the responsibilities for engineering, construction, assemblage and other tasks for the Rositas hydroelectric project, which will seek to generate between 500 and 600 megawatts of power starting in 2024.


GE wins 1.9 bn dollar contract for U.K. nuclear plant

investing.com, Sep 16,’16
GE has won a $1.9 bn supply contract for U.K.’s Hinley nuclear plant. GE is to supply two 1,770 MW Arabelle steam turbines and generators.


Chinese consortium wins contract to build $1bn hydroelectric project in Bolivia
energy-business-review.com, Sep 16,’16
A consortium of China Three Gorges and China International Water & Electric has received a contract to construct the Rositas hydroelectric project with a generation capacity between 500MW and 600MW in Bolivia. Under the terms of the contract signed with Bolivia’s state electric company Ende, the consortium will be responsible for engineering, construction, assemblage and other tasks for the Rositas hydroelectric project in the eastern portion of the country.
Planned to be commissioned in 2024, the project will be backed by a initial $1bn financing from China’s Eximbank. Located in the town of Cabezas, the hydro power complex will also provide drinking water for area communities as well as water to irrigate 165,000ha of farmland.


TRIL bags order worth Rs 110 crores from Power Grid

ET, Sep 15,’16
Tata Realty And Infrastructure Ltd has bagged an order worth Rs 110 crores from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. The order is for the 29 transformers for the northeast projects which involve 132 KV and 220 KV transformers. The order has to be executed in 30 months.


Magna wins contract to build BMWs new 5 Series sedan

seekingalpha.com, Sep 15,’16
Magna International was chosen to build BMW’s new 5 Series sedan at its vehicle assembly plant in Graz, Austria.MGA expects its Graz facility to manufacture ~200K vehicles/year by 2018, and the plant also will start production for Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. In 2017 and recently had a contract extended to build the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.MGA has built vehicles for BMW since 2001, including the BMW X3, the Mini Countryman and the Mini Paceman; the new 5 Series will succeed the two Mini vehicles beginning next year.


Hunzinger Construction wins contract for ‘live block’ near Milwaukee Bucks arena
bizjournals.com, Sep 15,’16
Hunzinger Construction has won its first piece of the Milwaukee Bucks arena district projects: Managing construction for the entertainment plaza northeast of the arena that the Bucks have referred to as a “live block.” The block will include year-round community uses such as dining, entertainment and retail. It will run along North Fourth Street between West Highland and West Juneau avenues, will serve as a connection between the new arena and North Old World Third Street. The entertainment block is scheduled to open in fall 2018 in the same time frame as the new arena. A cost estimate for the project was not immediately available.


Laos railway construction contracts awarded
railwaygazette.com, Sep 15,’16
Laos-China Railway Co Ltd has awarded China Railway Group subsidiaries contracts for the civil works on sections I, II and III of the Boten – Vientiane railway. The three contracts awarded to China Railway No 5 Engineering Group, China Railway International Group and China Railway No 8 Engineering Group on September 8 ,’16 and have a total value of 8•13bn yuan. China Railway No 2 Engineering Group had previously been awarded a 2•28bn yuan contract covering Section VI, meaning China Railway Group has won four of the six lots for the project.


Eastern Shipbuilding gets 10.5 billion Coast Guard contract

mypanhandle.com, Sep 15,’16
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has announced that the Eastern Shipbuilding Group has been awarded a $10.5 billion contract to build two dozen new U.S. Coast Guard cutters. The contract is to build 25 new Offshore Patrol Cutters could bring 2,000 new jobs to the Panama City area.


GPT Infraprojects bags order worth Rs 99.40 crore

Livemint.com, Sep 15,’16
GPT Infraprojects has bagged an order valued at Rs 99.40 crore from Northern Railways. The contract is for construction of balance work of foundation & substructure and construction of complete super structure of New Yamuna Bridge in lieu of existing Railway Bridge No. 249 including RUB on approaches, necessary P. Way works and other associated work on Delhi-Delhi Shahdara section of Northern Railway. The completion period for the said contract is 24 months.


Downer EDI wins Boddington, Karara gigs
au.news.yahoo.com, Sep 15,’16
Downer EDI says it has won five mining contracts worth more than $250 million including two at WA mines . The company’s subsidiary Downer Blasting Services has won three contracts for the supply, manufacture and delivery of explosives and down the hole blasting services including a three-year contract (with a two-year extension option) at Newmont’s Boddington gold mine and a three-and-a-half year contract (with two two-year extension options) with Karara Mining at its Karara magnetite mine in the Mid-West.
The other contract is a five-year extension of an existing contract with Grange Resources at its Savage River mine site in Tasmania. Downer said it had also been awarded an underground mining contract at Newmarket Gold’s Fosterville Gold which includes providing ground support services and related mining services. Downer currently provides mining services at Newmarket Gold’s Cosmo mine.


Petrofac wins design contract for 714-MW UK offshore wind farm
windpowerengineering.com, Sep 15,’16
Petrofac has secured a contract from Iberdrola Engineering and Construction UK Limited (IEC) to deliver a detailed engineering design scope to support the next stage of the East Anglia I (EA1) offshore wind farm development. The contract scope is being undertaken by Petrofac’s detailed design engineers, who will design the offshore substation jacket and foundations in tandem with IEC as it executes the topsides design.
The EA1 wind farm is a 714-MW development located in the southern North Sea within the south eastern area of the East Anglia Zone, approximately 45 km south east of Lowestoft. Siemens has received the order to supply, install, and commission 102 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 7 MW and a rotor diameter of 154 meters.


Transformers and Rectifiers bags Rs 103 cr order from PGCIL

Moneycontrol, Sep 15,’16
Transformers and Rectifiers (India) Ltd, a Power equipment maker, has won an order from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd to supply power transformers up to 220 kV class amounting to Rs 103 crore.


HCL Technologies bags major IT contract by Synergy

Indiainfoline, Sep 14,’16
HCL Technologies has won a contract to provide application management services for Western Australia’s leading energy provider, Synergy. Under the terms of the contract, HCL will transform and support the organisation’s digital and business applications landscape enabling consolidation and rationalisation in the changing energy environment.


Sunil Hitech Engineers secures housing project worth Rs 415 crore
BS, Sep 14,’16
Sunil Hitech Engineers has received an order from Bihar State Housing Board under the Government of Bihar for the construction of 1054 Flats on 16.50 acres of land at Dalpatpur in dist. Ara, Bihar. The Rs. 415 crore order includes complete infrastructure development.


Dubai s DEWA awards advisory contract for 200MW power plant
gulfbusiness.com, Sep 14,’16
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded an Independent Power Producer (IPP) advisory services contract to a consortium led by KPMG Lower Gulf Limited (financial), along with Mott MacDonald (technical) and Ashurt (legal). The contract is for its 200MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant which is coming up within the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park. The 200MW project is slated to be operational by April 2021 and DEWA hopes to generate 1000MW using CSP technology by 2030. This is the largest single-site solar project in the world with a planned capacity of 5000MW by 2030 and a total investment of Dhs50bn.


FLSmidth wins new operation and maintenance contract in Egypt
nasdaq.com, Sep 14,’16
FLSmidth has signed another contract with Wadi El Nile Cement Company (WNCC) for operation and maintenance of their cement plant located approximately 120 km south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The contract is a five-year continuation of the existing contract signed back in 2010.
In addition, WNCC has also ordered upgradation of the plant from 6,000 to 7,200 tonnes of clinker per day; the upgrade will be executed as an integral part of the operation and maintenance contract. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the contract.
The initial contract will expire at the end of 2016 and the new contract term is from January 2017 to December 2021. The upgrade to 7,200 tonnes per day is planned to be operational from summer 2017.


U.S. 421 project gets design contract from CFPUA

starnewsonline.com, Sep 14,’16
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has awarded nearly $1.5 million design contract for water and sewer service to the U.S. 421 corridor project. The CFPUA board unanimously approved the $1,497,500 contract with Black & Veatch, a Kansas-based engineering firm, to complete design.
According to contract, the Black & Veatch’s preliminary engineering would begin in Sep’16 and last through the end of October ‘16. The firm’s designs would be drawn through April 30 and finalized by June 15.Of the total contract amount, more than $1.2 million will go toward the preliminary engineering and design phase.
The board previously sought $15.5 million in state loans and grants to partly fund the $20 million project, which would take three years to construct.


HCC bags Rs 182 cr contract by Department of Atomic Energy

HBL, Sep 13,’16
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has been awarded Rs 181.65 crore contract by the Department of Atomic Energy to build premium high rise residential towers at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu. The project scope includes construction of five high-rise residential towers of ground plus 15 floors housing 600 apartments. The total built up area for the entire construction will be 7.5 Lac sq.ft. This is an item rate contract to be completed in 30 months.


Toshiba bags 50.7-MW geothermal turbine order from Turkey

renewables.seenews.com, Sep 13,’16
Toshiba Corp, a Japanese conglomerate, will deliver a 50.7-MW flash steam turbine system and generator for Unit 2 of Zorlu Enerji Elektrik Uretim AS’ (IST:ZOREN) Kizildere III geothermal project in Turkey.
The independent power producer, part of Turkey’s Zorlu Energy Group, will build the 70-MW high-efficiency triple flash combined-cycle geothermal power plant in Kizildere, in West Anatolia’s province of Aydin.
The system is scheduled for delivery in July 2017 and commissioning in December 2017.


Evolution Rail consortium wins Melbourne PPP contract

railjournal.com, Sep 12,’16
The Australian state of Victoria has announced that the Evolution Rail consortium, which comprises Downer, CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles and Plenary Group, has been selected to deliver the High Capacity Metro Trains PPP project for the Melbourne suburban rail network. Evolution Rail and Transport for Victoria are working together to achieve financial close by the end of the year on the estimated $A 2bn PPP.
Evolution Rail will be responsible for 1. Design, manufacture and commissioning of 65 EMUs for use on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Sunbury lines in Melbourne. 2. Design, construction and commissioning of a train maintenance facility and stabling yards at Pakenham East. 3. Maintaining rolling stock fleet for 30 years.
The first of the new trains will be delivered for testing by November 2018, and will enter service on the Cranbourne-Pakenham Line from 2019, with all 65 trains available by 2026 when Melbourne’s metro tunnel opens.


Dematic wins NewCold contract for high-bay cold storage warehouses
foodprocessing.com.au, Sep 12,’16
NewCold Advanced Logistics has awarded contracts to Dematic to build two high-bay warehouses at new sites in Truganina, Melbourne. When completed, the automated cold storage facilities will be the largest of their kind in the Southern Hemisphere and will include ColbyRack high-bay racking capable of housing 100,000 and 106,000 pallets respectively. Various pallet weights and configurations will be deployed within each facility up to a maximum pallet weight of 1265 kg. The new warehouses are due for completion by mid-2017.


Voltalia to build 4.5-MW run-of-river HPP in France

renewables.seenews.com, Sep 09,’16
French renewable power plants operator Voltalia SA has been selected to build a 4.5-MW run-of-river hydropower plant (HPP) on a torrent under the Taconnaz Mont Blanc glacier. The company has emerged as the winning bidder in the call for proposals launched by the Chamonix-Mont Blanc and Les Houches municipalities. It was awarded a 20-year electricity sales contract for the plant. The firm has already teamed up with local engineering experts Benedetti-Guelpa and Girus for the job.


Mammoet wins LNG project contract
lngindustry.com, Sep 09,’16
Mammoet has announced that it has received a contract for an LNG project in Freeport, Texas, US. The scope of the contract includes transporting a substantial number of pieces to two different sites located three miles apart. Transport of the first pieces began in April 2016 and will continue through 2017.


Daewoo wins US$ 730 million roadbuilding contract in Qatar

khl.com, Sep 09,’16
Daewoo Engineering & Construction (Daewoo E&C) has received US$ 730 million contract from Ashgal, Qatar’s public works authority, to upgrade Qatar’s heavily-used E-Ring expressway.
The current contract calls for Daewoo E&C to extend the expressway connecting the southern part of Qatar’s capital, Doha, by 4.5 km, as well as adding roads with up to 14 lanes and three multi-level intersections.


York firm wins $19M contract for hydroelectric project

cpbj.com, Sep 09,’16
A York County hydroelectric firm has won a $19 million contract with the U.S. government to replace and update two units at a Washington state dam. American Hydro Corp., of Springettsbury Township, will do the work at a facility on the Columbia River over the next two years, with the project to be completed by January 2020.
The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation awarded the contract to American Hydro for the project at the 314-MW John W. Keys III Pump Generating Plant, which is part of the 6,809-megawatt Grand Coulee Dam Power Complex.


Jacobs Secures Design Role on Darlington Upgrade Project in Australia
businesswire.com, Sep 08,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced it is part of a design joint venture sub-contracted by the Gateway South Consortium, to design and construct the Darlington Upgrade project in Adelaide, Australia. The Gateway South Consortium is a joint venture between Fulton Hogan and Laing O’Rourke. The design joint venture consists of Jacobs, KBR and SMEC Australia. Most of the detailed design and approvals work is scheduled to begin this year, with all ground works expected to be completed by 2018.


Aibe alliance to invest EUR 12 mln in construction of Baltic logistics center
baltic-course.com, Sep 08,’16
Retailers’ alliance Cooperation of Independent Retailers of Latvia (LNTK) has signed Aibe alliance’s contract with construction company Mitnija on construction of a Baltic logistics center that is estimated to cost more than EUR 12 mln. The logistics center will be located in Lithuania’s Kaunas, occupying an area of 16,000 square meters. Designing the center will conclude in November, which is when construction of the logistics center will begin and continue until July 2017.


Emerson awarded contract for Shell s Prelude FLNG facility

worldoil.com, Sep 08,’16
Shell Australia has chosen Emerson to provide automation maintenance and reliability services for Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility. Prelude is the world’s largest floating production facility. It will process natural gas collected from subsea wells 475 km offshore Broome, Western Australia. Under the new multi-year support contract, Emerson experts will provide ongoing reliability and maintenance services for an even broader range of equipment. Prelude is under construction in Geoje, South Korea, before moving to Australia to begin operations. The facility is expected to remain on station at least 25 years as Shell and its partners develop gas reserves in the Browse basin’s Prelude and Concerto fields.


Sinohydro bags 24-MW wind job in Thailand
renewables.seenews.com, Sep 08,’16
Sinohydro Corp Ltd, a Chinese firm, has signed an EPC contract to design and build the 24-MW Lam Thakong wind power plant in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, also known as Khorat. The company will work on the project under a contract with state-owned enterprise Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), Managed by the Ministry of Energy.
Sinohydro will be in charge of the supply, transportation, insurance, supervision, installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance and warranty for all civil engineering and power plant equipment. The firm did not unveil the financial scope of the contract.


EthosEnergy awarded contract for operations and maintenance services for the Caithness Moxie Freedom power plant

prnewswire.com, Sep 08,’16
EthosEnergy has been awarded a contract for the full operations and maintenance of the Caithness Moxie Freedom power plant in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, which is being developed and constructed by Caithness Energy, L.L.C. and Moxie Energy, LLC. The contract is for full care, custody and control operations and maintenance, including mobilization.


CH2M Selected for Joint Water Commission Water Treatment Plant Expansion
prnewswire.com, Sep 08,’16
The Joint Water Commission (JWC) — the primary drinking water supplier in Washington County, Oregon, owned in partnership by the Cities of Hillsboro, Beaverton, Forest Grove and the Tualatin Valley Water District — has selected CH2M to deliver a multi-year water treatment facility plan and expansion project for the JWC Water Treatment Plant. The project addresses long-term capacity and seismic resiliency needs while bringing the capacity of the plant to 85 million gallons per day (mgd) within the next three years.
The primary objective of the expansion project is to increase the plant’s capacity to meet the increased potable water demands for the communities, agencies and cities that utilize the water supply of JWC. The project also involves preparing a treatment system facility plan for an ultimate plant capacity of 105-mgd. The project addresses long-term capacity and seismic resiliency needs while bringing the capacity of the plant to 85 million gallons per day (mgd) within the next three years.


Shree Cement awards projects to KHD
worldcement.com, Sep 08,’16
Shree Cement awarded KHD with new projects for three more kiln lines, each with a 6000 tpd capacity. The first project is for line two ate Shree’s Raipur site. The second new line will be built in Karnataka using a 3-string preheater and the below KHD core equipment: 3-String, 6-stage Preheater, PRZ 9575, 3-Pier Rotary Kiln Ø 5.4/5.0m x 75m long, PYROJET® Burner , PYROSTEP® Clinker Cooler and PSC 3-154.16T.
The project commenced on 2 September 2016. The third project, the location of which has yet to be announced, will also be built using the above equipment.


Inspira Health Network To Build New 204-Bed Hospital

healthcaredesignmagazine.com, Sep 08,’16
Inspira Health Network has awarded a contract to Skanska to build a new hospital building in New Jersey. The $200 million project will include a five-story, approximately 441,320-square-foot hospital with 204 beds. The main tower will feature operating rooms, an emergency department, imaging suites, as well as administrative, dining, and support services.
A new central utility plant—which will provide electrical power, heating/hot water, and chilled water—will also be built. The new Inspira Health Network Medical Center will be built under the Integrated Project Delivery approach. Construction will begin in the first quarter of 2017 and is scheduled to be complete by December 2019.


Engineers India deal with IndiaOil
HBL, Sep 07,’16
Engineers India Ltd has signed a contract with Indian Oil Corporation for providing EPC management services to implement the BS VI quality upgrading programme at six refineries — Panipat, Mathura, Gujarat, Haldia, Bongaigaon and Digboi.


GPT Infra bags Rs 64 cr contract from Indian Railways

rtn.asia, Sep 07,’16
GPT Infraprojects Limited has bagged two orders from Indian Railways worth Rs 64 cr. First contract consist manufacturing and distribution of 1,66,600 nos of broad gauge concrete sleepers, has to be completed within 25 months of time period and is worth Rs 30.5 cr.
The second contract has been received from East Coast Railway in the name of a joint venture company called GPT Balaji. The contract, worth Rs 33.5 cr, is for the construction of major bridges in Sambalpr- Damur section of East Coast Railways, and has to be completed in 18 months.


BL Kashyap & Sons bags projects worth of Rs 270 crore
Livemint.com, Sep 07,’16
BL Kashyap & Sons has received orders for construction of 2.5 million square feet built up commercial space in NCR & Chennai for an amount of Rs 270 crore (approx).
Aibe alliance to invest EUR 12 mln in construction of Baltic logistics center
baltic-course.com, Sep 08,’16
Retailers’ alliance Cooperation of Independent Retailers of Latvia (LNTK) has signed Aibe alliance’s contract with construction company Mitnija on construction of a Baltic logistics center that is estimated to cost more than EUR 12 mln. The logistics center will be located in Lithuania’s Kaunas, occupying an area of 16,000 square meters. Designing the center will conclude in November, which is when construction of the logistics center will begin and continue until July 2017.


Astaldi joint venture wins 1bn euro contract for Brenner railway tunnel in Italy
railway-technology.com, Sep 07’16
A joint venture comprising Astaldi Group, Ghella, Oberosler, Cogeis and PAC has secured a €1bn contract to build the Italian stretch of the Brenner Railway Tunnel. As part of the deal, the JV will build an exploration tunnel and two main tunnels from Mezzaselva in Fortezza to the Italian border with Austria. A total of 23km will be dug for the development, with 46km excavated using tunnel boring machines (TBMs). Construction work is estimated to be complete within seven years. Partly funded by the European Union (EU), the Brenner Tunnel has an overall cost of €8.8bn. Italy and Austria will provide 60% of funding, with the remaining 40% coming from the EU. Italy will provide a €2.65bn fund especially for the Brenner Tunnel project.


Loesche provides new cement grinding mills for Xuan Thanh Cement’s Ha Nam plant
globalcement.com, Sep 07, 2016
Loesche GmbH has won an order for a new cement grinding plant in Ha Nam. The customer is Xuan Thanh Cement Joint Stock Company, a private company group in Vietnam. The key elements of the scope of supply are two cement mills type LM 56.3+3 CS. In addition to the two cement mills, Loesche is also supplying further plant components, from the fresh material supply, the product filter and the mill fan to the finished material transport to the product silos.
Loesche Automatisierungstechnik GmbH will be the supplier for the electric part and the automation of the grinding plants. An extensive engineering package provided by Loesche will conclude the scope of supply. Xuan Thanh cement plant will thus be fitted with state-of-the-art equipment for low energy consumption and for reduction of emission values to European standards. The lead time for the entire package is eleven months. Commissioning is forecasted for the second quarter of 2017.


Wipro bags 3-year contract from Norway’s NSB Group

BS, Sep 07,’16
Wipro has announced that it has won an IT contract from NSB Group, one of Norways largest transportation groups. As part of the three-year agreement, Wipro will implement its Boundaryless Datacentre (BLDC) and LiVE Workspace solutions and utilise its next-generation delivery framework ServiceNXT to deliver services, which will help NSB variablise their IT operations.


NHAI awards Rs 820 crore project in Rajsthan to PNC Infra

ET, Sep 07,’16
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded a Rs 820 crore highway project in Rajasthan to PNC Infratech. The order is for the development of NH-11A (Extn) 4-laning/2-laning with paved shoulder of Dausa-Lalsot-Kauthun section. The 83 km long section passes through three districts of Rajasthan — Dausa, Tonk and Jaipur — and has been awarded on hybrid annuity mode.
The project comprises development of 34 km stretch to 4-lane with rigid pavement, from Dausa to Lalsot, and 2-laning of 49 km long section. The concession period for the project under National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase IV is 17.5 years including construction period of 2.5 years. The project will have 3 major bridges, 12 minor bridges, 1 Railway-over-bridge, 3 bypasses of a total length of 22 km, and 5 re-alignments of about 3 km.


NBCC (India) shares gain on bagging order worth Rs 270 crore from UGC
FE, Sep 07,’16
NBCC (India) has signed a MoU with the with University Grant Commission, (UGC), Government of India, for the construction of New UGC Building Complex at JNU Campus, New Delhi. Approximate order value is Rs.270 crore.


Dilip Buildcon bags project worth Rs 350.01 crore under EPC mode
livemint.com, Sep 07,’16
Dilip Buildcon has been declared ‘L-1’ bidder by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH). It is for rehabilitation and up-gradation of Eeppurpalem – Ongole section from Km 195+000 to Km 254+500 of NH-214A (new NH-216) to(new NH-216) to two lane with paved shoulder in the state of Andhra Pradesh under NHDP -IV on EPC basis at a project cost of Rs 350.01 crore. The completion period is 24 months.


Chemex Modular selected by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources to expand leading Nigerian refinery
youroilandgasnews.com, Sep 06,’16
Chemex Modular, LLC has announced that it has reached terms in principle with Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Ltd (“NDPR”) to expand NDPR’s existing refining capacity from 1,000 barrels of crude per day to 11,000 barrels per day. The new units will include additional crude distillation units, a naphtha hydrotreater, a naphtha splitter, and a catalytic reforming unit for the production of gasoline. Chemex Modular and NDPR expect commissioning of the expansion to occur in early 2018.


KS Energy wins geothermal drilling contract
splash247.com, Sep 06,’16
KS Drilling’s subsidiary PT Atlantic Oilfield Services has won a $7m offshore drilling contract from an unnamed client for work in north Sumatra, Indonesia. The contract is expected to commence in the middle of the fourth quarter this year and will continue for around six months.
PT Atlantic Oilfield Services won a 14-month drilling contract for work in Indonesia in late August. Work is expected to commence in January 2017 and is valued at around $17.4m.


IL&FS Engineering bags Rs. 173-cr contract from GAIL

HBL, Sep 06,’16
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd has secured a Rs. 173-crore EPC contract from Gas Authority of India Ltd for laying and construction of pipeline works of Section I Pipeline at Koottanad of Kochi-Koottanad-Bangalore-Mangalore Pipeline Project Phase-II in Kerala. The 91-km-long 30” pipeline project is to be mechanically completed within 24 months.


AET wins contract for Nottingham CHP plant
decentralized-energy.com, Sep 06,’16
Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) has bagged an EPC contract from JG Pears Power Ltd, a subsidiary of JG Pears, in the UK. The contract is to build 42 MWt and 12 MWe capacity biomass-fired combined heat and power plant near Newark, Nottinghamshire.
AET will deliver all elements of the cogeneration plant, including the fuel storage, fuel handling and feeding system, AET combustion system and AET biomass boiler, steam turbine and others. It expects to hand over the project in early 2018.


New EPC contract for Power of Siberia pipeline

energyglobal.com, Sep 06,’16
Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Wang Yilin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CNPC, have signed on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China, an EPC contract to construct a crossing under the Amur River within the cross-border section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline. According to the contract, the crossing will be built using shield tunneling methods. China Petroleum Pipeline, CNPC’s pipe building subsidiary, is the contractor for the project.


Ahluwalia Contracts bags orders worth Rs 244.13 crore

moneycontrol.com, Sep 06,’16
Ahluwalia Contracts (India) has bagged order from Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute to construct a hospital at Kolkata. The Rs 244.13 crore order involves electrical, plumbing and firefighting services for the project.


Kerjaya Prospek wins RM147mil Eco World job
thestar.com.my, Sep 06,’16
Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd has clinched a RM146.7mil contract from Eco World Development Group Bhd. The contract involved the main building works of a 34-storey condominium project comprising 333 units in Paya Terubong, Penang called Eco Terraces. The construction works would begin on Sept 19 and the project was due to be completed by Feb 18, 2019.


Pennar bags orders worth Rs 203 cr
HBL, Sep 06,’16
Pennar Engineered Building Systems Ltd has bagged orders worth Rs. 203 crore across several locations. The orders include a 400,000 square foot warehouse from GMR for Amazon India, coming up at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad. The project incorporates Pennar’s double lok standing seam roofing system provided in collaboration with NCI, Inc.
The company has bagged an order for building a 17-floor multi-storey commercial complex at Hyderabad from Phoenix Group, Hyderabad and a manufacturing facility for HAIER, China at Pune from Shapoorji Pallonjji. It has also secured orders from Sun Pharma, Ultratech, L&T, Hetero Pharmaceuticals, Musaddilal Warehousing, Hero Future Energy and JBF Petrochemicals.


NHAI awards Rs 2,000 crore project in Punjab to Ashoka Concessions
BS, Sep 05,’16
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded a Rs 2,070-crore highway project to Ashoka Concessions. The 76 km project under NHDP Phase-V pertains to 4/6 laning of Kharar- Ludhiana Section of NH-95 (new NH-5) in the state of Punjab.
The project starts at Kharar town, passes through Morinda bypass, Khamanno town, proposed Samrala bypass and terminates at Ludhiana.The project will have 2 major bridges, 6 minor bridges, 8 flyovers, 6 vehicular underpasses, 10 pedestrian underpasses, 126 culverts, 46 km long service, 9 major junctions, 253 minor junctions and 8 km long bypass at Samrala.


Viridor chosen for 127m pound South Lanarkshire waste contract
letsrecycle.com, Sep 05,’16
Viridor has been awarded a 10-year contract to treat municipal refuse generated by South Lanarkshire council in Scotland – worth an estimated £127 million over its lifetime. The arrangement, which could be extended for a further five years, will see Viridor process the residual waste from 1 April 2017.Under the new deal, Viridor will be expected to divert up to 95% of waste from landfill, treating around 80,000 tonnes of municipal refuse per year.


Belfast-based Montupet wins order from Jaguar Land Rover

irishtimes.com, Sep 05,’16
Montupet, a Canadian-owned car components manufacturer, has won an order from Jaguar Land Rover which will result in a £7 million (€8.3m) injection for its Belfast plant and safeguard more than 40 jobs from 2019. It will manufacture and supply new cylinder head for Jaguar Land Rover engine plant in Wolverhampton, England.


Sedgman wins RMJV contract extension
worldcoal.com, Sep 05,’16
Sedgman, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has been awarded a three-year contract extension by Red Mountain Joint Venture (RMJV) to continue its operations at the RMJV coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP) in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Worth AUS$75 million, the contract continues Sedgman’s operation and maintenance of the CHPP until June 2019 with the potential for an additional two year extension after the initial period.
Established by Peabody Energy and BHP Mitsui Coal (BMC) the RMJV operates shared coal infrastructure for the adjacent Poitrel (BMC) and Millenium (Peabody Energy) mines. The RMJV CHPP processes both metallurgical and PCI coals bound for export. Annual production from the facility now exceeds 8.1 million CHPP feed tones with a throughput of 1000 tph.


McLaren wins 41m pound deal to redevelop old Guardian HQ

theconstructionindex.co.uk, Sep 05,’16
McLaren Construction has won a £40.8m design and build contract for a commercial development in London’s Farringdon Road. McLaren will build a new nine-storey building on the site of the former offices of The Guardian newspaper for Viridis Real Estate. The new building at 119 Farringdon Road has been designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) and will provide 9,300 m2 (100,000 sq ft) of office accommodation and retail space. The Farringdon Road project started on site in July 2016 and is due to finish in the fourth quarter of 2018.


LOC wins first Asia-Pacific wind farm project in Korea

seatrade-maritime.com, Sep 04,’16
London Offshore Consultants (LOC), has clinched its first ever wind farm project in the Asia-Pacific region with its Korea office being jointly appointed by reinsurers Swiss Re and Korean Re as the marine warranty surveying service provider for the Tamra Wind Farm project. The Tamra project is Korea’s first offshore wind farm project and is located about half a nautical mile off the coast of the popular resort island of Jeju. The project consists of 10 units of three-megawatt wind turbine generators which are being set on grounded jackets and which are expected to generate 82 gigawatts per year to supply power to Jeju Island.


Bellingham awards $11.4M bid for new drinking water treatment system
bellinghamherald.com, Sep 02,’16
Bellingham City Council has awarded a $11.4 million contract to Stellar J Corporation of Woodland to construct a new drinking water treatment system in the city. The city will start processing the contract and the work is expected to start around the beginning of October. The construction and installation is expected to last more than a year, with the system ready for use in 2018.


Clean Energy wins CNG contract
energyglobal.com, Sep 02,’16
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The contract covers two transit stations that supply over 580 compressed natural gas (CNG) transit vehicles and represents approximately 6 million gasoline gallon equivalents per year (GGE/y). Clean Energy has also signed additional agreements throughout the US representing a growing portfolio of natural gas fuelling.


Yancoal awards NEPEAN Conveyors Moolarben conveyor contract
worldcoal.com, Sep 02,’16
NEPEAN Conveyors has awarded a circa US$50 million contract from major coal miner Yancoal Australia Pty Ltd (Yancoal) to design, develop and install a complete underground to surface conveyor system for the highly anticipated Moolarben coal complex in New South Wales, Australia.
The project consists of an 1800 mm wide drift conveyor, an 1800 mm underground trunk conveyor, complete with three 1600 mm wide underground maingate conveyors, to handle 4500 short tph production from the longwall system.
The contract was signed in February and construction works have been progressing on schedule with main drift works set to be completed in September. At full production capacity, the Moolarben complex will produce 17 million tpy of ROM coal and employ approximately 450 personnel.


L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,458 crore
strong The Hindu, Sep 02,’16
L&T has bagged a contract from the National Grid Saudi Arabia (a subsidiary of Saudi Electricity Company) for the construction of a 132 kV double circuit transmission line and 132 kV cabling in the Rafah, Arar, and Sakaka areas of Saudi Arabia.
While in India, it has received an order, under Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS), from Kanpur Electricity Supply Co Ltd (KESCo) and Power Grid Corporation of India. L&T has said its building and factories business has bagged projects worth Rs 518 crore in the domestic market.
It has also received order worth Rs 200 crore from Bihar State Electronics Development Corporation (BSEDC) for the implementation of a WI—Fi Project in the campuses of government universities, constituent colleges and other premier academic institutions in the state of Bihar and additional orders worth Rs 86 crore from various ongoing projects.


Transformers and Rectifiers bags order worth Rs 68 crore from Power Grid
livemint.com, Sep 02,’16
Transformers and Rectifiers (India) has bagged an order worth Rs 68 core from Power Grid Corporation of India. This is the first order for 765 kV reactors. The order is likely to be executed within next one and half year.


Hollysys Automation (HOLI) Wins Contract to Provide DCS for Fujian Luoyuanwan Power Plant
streetinsider.com, Sep 01,’16
Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd announced that it has signed a contract to provide its proprietary Distributed Control System (“DCS”) for 2x1000MW ultra-supercritical coal-fire power generating units to Fujian Luoyuanwan Power Plant. The units are expected to go into operation in Oct. 2017.


Denmark’s AET wins EPC contract for 42-MWt CHP plant in UK

renewables.seenews.com, Sep 01,’16
Aalborg Energie Technik a/s (AET), a Danish company, has secured an EPC contract from JG Pears Power Ltd, a subsidiary of JG Pears, for a biomass-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the UK with a capacity of 42 MWt and 12 MWe. The plant will be built near Newark, Nottinghamshire and will provide steam and electricity to JG Pears’ animal rendering facility. Excess power will be exported to the National Grid. AET said it will deliver all elements of the cogeneration plant, including the fuel storage, fuel handling and feeding system, AET combustion system and AET biomass boiler, steam turbine and others. It expects to hand over the project in early 2018.


Bp, Cnpc Sign 2Nd Shale Gas Deal
oilandgas360.com, Sep 01,’16
BP has signed a second production-sharing contract (PSC) for shale gas exploration, development and production with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), the UK major said September 1.
Signed on July 27, the PSC covers some 1,000 km² at Rong Chang Bei in the Sichuan Basin. In March 2016, BP and CNPC signed their first shale gas PSC on the adjoining Neijiang-Dazu block. As with the earlier contract, CNPC will operate the Rong Chang Bei PSC.


C&C Constructions bags transmission order worth Rs 73.61 crore
Livmint, Sep 01,’16
C&C Constructions has been awarded a project by Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) for transmission line package TW01 for 400 KV D/C Mohindergarh- Bhiwani Transmission Line including Supply of Conductor insulators associated with Northern Region Strengthening Scheme XXXV. The contract value of the project is Rs 73.61 crore. The duration for completion of project is 12 months from the date of contract.


KEC International wins contracts worth Rs 1,224 cr

Moneycontrol, Sep 01,’16
KEC International has won contracts worth Rs 1,224 crore, including Rs 216 crore international orders. In transmission and distribution business it won Rs 589 crore domestic orders that include orders of Rs 562 crore from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation under Green Energy Corridors. In transmission business it had secured international orders of Rs 216 crore that include a turnkey order of Rs 173 crore from Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand for construction of 500 kV transmission line on Thai/Laos border and Rs 43 crore contract from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh for construction of 132kV transmission lines. Its railways business won Rs 248 crore orders, while its Cables business received Rs 171 crore orders.


Pindan wins $39m hospital contract
au.news.yahoo.com, Sep 01,’16
Pindan, a construction company, has won a $39 million contract to build new hospital facilities in Manjimup. The State Government said work on the Warren Health Service redevelopment begins this month and would support 370 jobs over the two-year build. Regional Development Minister Terry Redman said the upgrades would include an emergency department, ambulance facilities, inpatient ward, surgical services, operating theatre, birthing suite, medical imaging, and pathology department.


Dilip Buildcon bags order worth Rs 613.08 crore from NHAI under EPC mode
Livemint,Sep 01,’16
Dilip Buildcon has bagged an EPC contract from NHAI for four laning with paved shoulders of NH-6 from Chichra to Kharagpur (km. 185.150 to km. 134.400) including rehabilitation of existing four lane road from km 134.400 to km 129.600 in the state of West Bengal. The Rs.613.08 crore project is scheduled to be completed in 30 months.


AMTL forays into EPC business, bags order for multi-storey green IT building in Noida
ET, Aug 31,’16
Advance Metering Technology Ltd (AMTL) has announced that it has bagged a turnkey work order for multi-storey green building in Noida. The company will be responsible for implementing the entire package for the project which will include waste disposal and Solar PV. Work on the seven-storey building has already begun and will be completed in a period of six to eight months.


Chinese Epc To Build Myanmar Solar Plant
breakbulk.com, Aug 31,’16
China Triumph International Engineering Group Co. (CTIEC), a division of China National Building Materials Co. has signed a contract to supply Myanmar’s first solar power plant. The 220-megawatt plant in Minbu, Mynamar, will be the largest solar energy facility of its kind in Southeast Asia. CTIEC was picked as the general contractor for the four-phase project, working under Thailand’s Green Earth Power and the Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power.


Rajesh Exports gets Rs 1,172-cr job order from Singapore

Moneycontrol, Aug 31,’16
Rajesh Exports has bagged an export order of Rs 1,172 crore of designer range of gold and diamond-studded jewellery and medallions from Singapore. The order is to be completed by December 2016.


Siemens Lands 147 MW Wind Turbine Order For Grant Plains Wind Project
cleantechnica.com, Aug 31,’16
Siemens has been awarded a contract by Apex Clean Energy for 64 of Siemens’ SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines for the Grant Plains Wind project being developed in Oklahoma. The project is expected to have a total capacity of 147 MW. The Grant Plains Wind project is expected to be commissioned later this year.


GPH signs contract with Chinese co for gas plant

thefinancialexpress-bd.com, Aug 30,’16
GPH ispat ltd signed an agreement Sichuan Air Separation Plant Group (SASPG) Co Limited of China to install a daily 250 metric ton (MT) production capacity cryogenic Air Separation Plant (ASP) in Bangladesh. This will be the first ever high capacity ASP plant in Bangladesh. GPH will receive technical support from the Chinese company.


Alstom wins $2bn deal from Amtrak for high-speed trains

railway-technology.com, Aug 30,’16
Alstom has secured a $2bn contract from US-based rail operator Amtrak to design and build 28 new high-speed trains. The new trains will be deployed on the US Northeast Corridor (NEC) between Boston and Washington DC. Alstom will also provide long-term technical support, as well as supply spare components and parts for maintenance of the new trains.
With a capacity to run at speeds up to 300km/h, the new trains will feature a compact power car and nine passenger cars, with the option of adding three more units if demand grows. Furthermore, each concentrated power car will be equipped with Alstom’s crash energy management (CEM) system.


Wartsila wins Argentina $80m dual-fuel plant deal

powerengineeringint.com, Aug 30,’16
Wärtsilä is to supply a 100 MW dual-fuel power plant to Albares Renovables in Argentina.The $80m contract for the Central Termica Pilar plant includes six Wärtsilä 50DF engines running on gas and heavy fuel oil.The order is one of five contracts that Wärtsilä was recently awarded in Argentina and the plant is expected to be delivered early next year and be operational by the summer. Wärtsilä’s scope of supply for the project with Albares Renovables has been extended from equipment delivery only to a full turn-key project.


Ramky Infrastructure gains 14 per cent on bagging NHAI contract worth Rs 700 crore
FE, Aug 30,’16
NHAI has issued LOA to Ramky Infrastructure Ltd for four-laning of Barhi-Hazaribagh section under NHDP phase-III for 41 km worth Rs 700 crore. NHAI has also issued LOA to Ashoka Buildcon for the development of 2/4 laning of Govindpur (Rajgunj)-Chas-JH/WB Border under NHDP Phase-IV worth Rs. Rs 946 crore.


PREMIER Design + Build to Construct 420,373 SF Industrial Facility in Metro Miami
rebusinessonline.com, Aug 29,’16
Bridge Development Partners LLC has selected PREMIER Design + Build Group LLC to construct Crossroads East, a 420,373-square-foot industrial facility comprising two warehouses in Hialeah Gardens, a suburb of Miami in Miami-Dade County. Situated on 30 acres, the warehouses will feature TPO roofing systems, 32-foot clear heights, 75 truck dock positions in each building, two drive-in doors per building, an ESFR sprinkler system and a 449-space parking lot that will accommodate both buildings. Kirk Conners of PREMIER is overseeing the project’s construction, and PREMIER’s Ed Lebak is the superintendent. Bridge Development Partners, the developer of the project, has selected Wayne Ramoski and Gian Rodriguez of Cushman & Wakefield to lease the asset, which is set to open in the fourth quarter of this year.


China to construct $1.85bn light rail in Kano
thecable.ng, Aug 29,’16
China Railway Construction Corporation has won a $1.851 billion contract to construct the Kano city light rail. It has received a provisional letter of award from Nigeria. The first phase of the project construction is billed to take two years, while the second phase of the four-line rail is expected to take another two years.


Contractor named to oversee construction of new Vaughan hospital
toronto.ctvnews.ca, Aug 29,’16
Plenary Health has been selected to oversee the construction and operation of a new hospital complex in Vaughan. It is to design, build, finance and maintain the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. The construction of the new hospital is expected to begin shortly after the contracts are signed this fall. Once complete, it will feature an emergency department, operating rooms, advanced diagnostic imaging, obstetrics and other services. The hospital’s construction is being overseen by the province and Mackenzie health, a regional health care provider which also oversees Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital.


Skanska wins Slovakian highway contract
theconstructionindex.co.uk, Aug 29,’16
Skanska has won a €197m (£168m) highway contract in eastern Slovakia. The work for the National Highway Authority (NDS) involves the construction of a 14.4km extension of the D1 highway between Budimír and Bidovce and an additional 1.1km of express road.The section includes a total of 23 bridges, four overpasses and noise barriers. The longest bridge, over the Torysa River, will be 542m long. Construction is expected to begin in November for completion in December 2019.


Consolidated Water Unit Wins PPP Contract for Water Desalination Plant in Mexico
consumereagle.com, Aug 29,’16
Consolidated Water Co said that its subsidiary won a private-public-partnership project from the State of Baja California, Mexico for the design, construction, financing and operation of a seawater desalination plant in Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico. The total project cost is expected to be approximately MXN9 billion ($490 million).


MEP Infra bags NHAI order worth Rs.87.3 cr in Jharkhand

Indiainfoline, Aug 29,’16
MEP Infrastructure Developers Ltd has received LOA from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) as the Contractor for the Project of “Sau Kala at Km. 200.100 (Aurangabad – Barachatti) from Km.180 to Km.240 of National Highway no.-2, in the State of Jharkhand.


Orion Marine Group Announces a Contract Award of Approximately $28 Million
globenewswire.com, Aug 29,’16
Orion Group Holdings, Inc. has announced a contract award of approximately $28 million.The Company’s Heavy Civil Marine Construction segment, Orion Marine Group, was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for upgrades to Berth 8 at the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina. The project will begin at the end of the 3rd quarter of 2016 with a duration of approximately 18 months.


Wildcat Construction wins 91M dollar contract for additional Kellogg work
bizjournals.com, Aug 29,’16
Wildcat Construction Co. Inc. will be awarded a $91 million phase of the Kellogg expansion project. The company was the low bidder for work on the stretch of Kellogg from Greenwich east toward 127th Street East. Wildcat Construction expects to begin the project in September. This is part of the ongoing, decades-long push to create a Kellogg flyover that covers Wichita between its eastern and western boundaries.


Formosa Sun Energy wins EPC contract for setting up 4MWp rooftop PV systems in southern Taiwan
digitimes.com, Aug 29,’16
Formosa Sun Energy has won an open-bid project from the government of Chiayi City, Southern Taiwan, to set up rooftop PV systems with total installation capacity of 4MWp in the city. The rooftop PV systems will be established on 38 buildings in 19 municipal organizations as well as public elementary and junior high schools. Completion and on-grid connection is scheduled for mid-2017.


Al Hassan Wins $20Mn PDO Contract
muscatdaily.com, Aug 28,’16
Al Hassan Engineering Co has been awarded a US$20mn contract by Petroleum Development Oman for construction and commissioning support to the Saih Nihayda Condensate Stabilisation Plant (SNCP). The scope also includes some residual engineering and procurement for the project. The company said it will immediately mobilise all the necessary resources and construction equipment in order to undertake this support on a fast track basis and add in-country value (ICV) where possible. The contract duration is approximately 16 months.


DEWA awards 21m dollar Series Reactor construction deal

constructionweekonline.com, Aug 28,’16
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a $21.5m (AED79m) construction contract for a Series Reactor in Jebel Ali. The 400kV Series Reactor is due to be operational in 2018.


Galfar Wins Ro61Mn Sezad Contract
muscatdaily.com, Aug 27,’16
Galfar Engineering and Contracting Co has been awarded contract number C74/2016 for the construction of fishery port (marine and road related works) at Duqm by Sezad on August 24, for a value of RO60,693,736. The duration of the contract is 30 months, in addition to six months for mobilization.


Another Klang Valley SSP Line contract awarded

railwaygazette.com, Aug 27,’16
Mass Rapid Transit Corp has awarded the contract for trackwork and maintenance vehicles on the Klang Valley MRT Line 2 project, also known as the SSP Line. The 1bn ringgit contract has been awarded to a joint venture of China Communication Construction Co (51%) and George Kent (49%). The joint venture beat six other bidders. MRT Corp has now awarded 22 works packages for the 52•2 km metro line that will link Sungai Buloh, Serdang and Putrajaya.


Prakash Constrowell bags orders
BS, Aug 25,’16
Prakash Constrowell has received two work orders. First order, worth Rs. 108 crore for Government for construction of dwelling units and allied services at Mumbai which will be executed joint-venture. Second order, worth Rs. 50 crore for Agriculture Produce Market Committee for construction of civil & other allied electrical and construction work of flower Trading Center at Market Yard, Pune which will be executed by company.


J Kumar-CRTG joint venture gets letter of award for Rs 5,012-cr project from Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd
ET, Aug 25,’16
J Kumar Infraprojects along with its JV CRTG has received LOA from Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd worth Rs 5,012 crore. The LOA is for the 3rd phase of the Metro project.The project comprises design and construction of underground sections including four underground stations at Dharavi, BKC, Vidhyanagari and Santacruz and associated tunnels worth Rs 2,858 crore. The project also includes “design and construction of underground sections including CSIA domestic airport, Sahar Road and CSIA International airport and associated bored tunnels worth Rs 2,153 crore.
Civil contractors for this project were selected in accordance with the JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency). The 33.5-km long Metro III corridor will stretch across 27 stations and will be built underground. The requisite preparatory work like conducting surveys and related investigations are in progress and the project work is likely to commence in October 2016.


NMC Wins Highways England Contract
insidermedia.com, Aug 25,’16
The highways division of Nottinghamshire-headquartered North Midland Construction (NMC) has secured a contract with Highways England worth up to £5m per year. NMC will work with the organization over four years on its Area 7 Construction Works Framework, which covers motorways across the East Midlands including the M1, A42, M45 and the M69. The contract comprises maintenance, renewal and improvement work.


Galfar wins OMR61m-Duqm fishing harbour contract

Timesofoman, Aug 25,’16
Galfar Engineering and Contracting Company has bagged a major contract to build a major fishing harbour at Duqm. The value of the contract is OMR60.69 million for building marine and road related works at the fishing harbour. The duration of the construction period is 30 months, which excludes a six-month period for mobilization.
The proposed integrated fisheries hub at Duqm will be the largest facility of its kind in the wider Gulf region. Spread over an area of eight square kilometres, the hub will be anchored by a commercial fishery harbour that will be the biggest of its kind in the Sultanate.


DRS Technologies wins $400m contract to build JAB system for US Army
army-technology.com, Aug 25,’16
DRS Technologies has received a $400m indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the US Army to build the new joint assault bridge (JAB) system. Designed for the US military ground forces, the JAB system is a track-wheeled vehicle built on a modified M1 Abrams platform. The system can carry, deploy and recover a heavy ‘scissor’ bridge that provides gap-crossing capabilities for combat vehicles to cross wet or dry chasms.


Skanska wins Oslo hotel and retail development

theconstructionindex.co.uk, Aug 25,’16
Skanska Norway has won a NOK495m (£45.6m) contract with HAV Eiendom to build a hotel and apartment complex in the Bjørvika district of Oslo, Norway. The two ten-storey buildings include underground parking and two floors above ground with commercial premises. From the third floor up, one building will have seven floors with a total of 253 hotel rooms, while the other will contain seven floors with 54 apartments.
HAV Eiendom is developing the hotel and the commercial spaces while Skanska Property Development is responsible for the apartments. Skanska Norway has been appointed as general contractor for the entire project, which has a total gross area of 26,300m2. Construction will start in November 2016 and is planned to be completed in June 2019.


Saudi American Glass wins $5.3 million project deals
alarabiya.net, Aug 24,’16
Saudi American Glass [SAG], a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, and a leading processor of architectural high-performance flat glass across the Middle East, has signed new projects valued over SR20 million in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new projects awarded to SAG include Bayat Plaza in Jeddah [SR9.5 million], Rashid Mall in Abha (SR3.3 million), Riyadh Park Mall in Riyadh (SR1.8 million), Spimaco HQ building in Riyadh (SR2.6 million), Movenpick Hotel in Riyadh ([SR 1.6 million) and Marriott Hotel in Riyadh (SR1.1 million).
Over 100,000 square metres of K-Lite high performance glass from Saudi American Glass in various colors are being used in the projects. The K-Lite glass offers high strength resistance against stress and wind flex, optimum performance in terms of thermal insulation and also offers added protection in the case of breakage.


Skanska Builds the New Pensacola Bay Bridge in Florida USA for USD 399M, about SEK 3.3 Billion
businesswire.com, Aug 25,’16
Skanska has signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation to construct the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Florida, USA. The contract is worth USD 399M, about SEK 3.3 billion. The design-build contract is to replace the existing bridge over Pensacola Bay with two new, three-lane bridges, connecting the cities of Pensacola and Gulf Breeze. Each new bridge will have a length of just over three miles, about five kilometers. The total project length is 3.7 miles, about six kilometers, including the roadway approaches on each end of the bridges. Construction is scheduled to begin in the third quarter 2016 and the project is slated for completion in August 2020.


CIMIC win coal contract extensions
australianmining.com.au, Aug 25,’16
CIMIC’s Thiess and Sedgman subsidiaries have won $105 million worth of Queensland coal contract extensions. Sedgman has won a three year extension to continue operations at the Red Mountain Joint Venture mine’s coal handling and preparation plant in the Bowen Basin. Valued at $75 million, the contract continues Sedgman’s operation and maintenance of the CHPP until June 2019, with the potential for another two years on top of this. Thiess has also won a contract expansion for its mining services at the Jellinbah Group’s Lake Vermont coal mine, which will see it design and build an additional processing module at the site’s CHPP.


Isolux Corsan wins contract to build parts of NH-74 for113 million
Livemint, Aug 24,’16
Grupo Isolux Corsan, Spanish Infrastructure company, has won a €113 million (Rs.8,540.77 million) contract from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the improvement and extension of a 72 km stretch of the NH-74 highway between Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Nagina in Uttar Pradesh. The project includes the extension to four lanes from two lanes in the stretch as well as track maintenance for four years.
The project includes the construction of five bypasses with a total length of 16km and the creation of service roads, parking space for heavy vehicles and toll plaza. The project also involves construction of 12 primary and 12 secondary bridges, a high bypass in Njibabad and a bridge over the train tracks.


SNC-Lavalin awarded construction services contract for the Balama Graphite Project in Mozambique
montrealgazette.com, Aug 24,’16
SNC-Lavalin has announced that it has been awarded a construction services contract for the Balama Graphite Project in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique. The contract is valued at C$21.7 million and SNC-Lavalin’s Kentz Field Operations team will provide structural mechanical and piping construction services for the processing plant, including piping supply and platework.
The Balama project involves the development of a greenfield graphite mine, of which the processing plant will have a production rate of over 350,000 tons per annum and a mine life of over 40 years. The graphite concentrate will be transported to the Port of Nacala for export to international markets.


SAB Biotherapeutics Wins Up-to-$5.3M BARDA Contract to Develop MERS Candidate
genengnews.com, Aug 24,’16
SAB Biotherapeutics has said that it has won an up-to-$5.3 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), toward advanced clinical manufacturing and testing for the company’s novel antibody therapeutic (SAB-301) to treat Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Phase I clinical trials have been launched for SAB-301 with the NIH evaluating dosage and safety. A final report is expected in the first quarter of 2017. BARDA will provide an initial $2.4 million for clinical-grade product for human trials, with an option for an additional $2.9 million to produce more doses if needed.


CP Kukreja bags $60 million project in Kuala Lumpur

FE, Aug 24,’16
CP Kukreja, an Architecture firm, has said that said it has been selected to design the master plan for Bandar Malaysia, an upcoming business district in Greater Kuala Lumpur, and expects to earn a fee of about $60 million (about Rs 400 crore) over the next 10 years. Bandar Malaysia will cover 200 million sq ft of gross floor area, spread over 500 acres. The mega project is estimated to cost over $30 billion. Work on the project has already started and the company will also open a local new office in Kuala Lumpur in October.


Thyssenkrupp wins 500-unit Doha Metro contract

constructionweekonline.com, Aug 24,’16
Thyssenkrupp has scooped a contract to supply 500 elevators and escalators for Qatar’s Doha Metro. The contract involves manufacture, supply, installation, and maintenance of the units. Doha Metro’s first lines are scheduled to complete in 2020.


Pasadena’ s Jacobs Engineering Group Wins 350 Million dollar Contract to Build Pfizer Biotech Center in China
pasadenanow.com, Aug 24,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group, a Pasadena-based company, has won a bid to provide design and construction support for Pfizer’s new Global Biotechnology Center in China, worth $350 million.
Jacobs will be responsible for the site’s overall design, which includes drug substance and central utility buildings, a laboratory, a warehouse and an aseptic fill and finish, according to the terms of the contract.


Shriram EPC Unit Bags Rs 1,530 Crore Order in Oman, Shares Rally
bloombergquint.com, Aug 23,’16
Shriram EPC Ltd’s subsidiary in Sharjah, Shriram EPC FZE, has received a Rs 1,530 crore contract in Oman. The project involves construction of balance of plant for a 1.2 million tons per annum mini mill project for Moon Iron and Steel Company. The contract is for a 32-month period. The debt for the project is being provided by a consortium of Omani banks.


Ley Choon wins $35.3m PUB water pipeline contract

straitstimes.com, Aug 23,’16
Mainboard-listed Ley Choon Group Holdings has clinched a S$35.3 million contract from the Public Utilities Board. The contract involves the laying and installation of a 2km long potable water transmission steel pipeline from Murnane Service Reservoir at Jalan Kampong Chantek to Pan Island Expressway/Rifle Range Road.


Costain JV picks up final Crossrail contract
theconstructionindex.co.uk, Aug 23,’16
A joint venture of Alstom Transport (UK), TSO and Costain has been awarded a £26m contract to build a rail maintenance depot in Plumstead. It is the last of the major contracts to be let as part of the £15bn Crossrail project, which is now drawing to completion.
The Plumstead infrastructure maintenance facility will have:
Three non-electrified sidings for the stabling, formation, loading and unloading of dedicated infrastructure maintenance rail vehicles, refuelling facilities for infrastructure maintenance rail vehicles, a building for maintaining the infrastructure maintenance rail vehicles;storage facilities, a manual jet washing facility for maintenance rail vehicles, parking for approximately 20 maintenance vans and trucks and approximately 100 staff vehicles, a two-storey accommodation and mess facility to support up to 100 infrastructure maintenance personnel and train crew staff. The maintenance facilities are expected to be fully operational in August 2018. Elizabeth Line train services are expected to begin through central London in December 2018.


Salcon wins RM66.8mil Langat pumping station job
thestar.com.my, Aug 22,’16
Salcon Bhd has won a RM66.78mil subcontract to build network pumping stations for the proposed Langat centralised sewage treatment plant and sewer pipe connection. Salcon Engineering Bhd was given the job, to be completed within 24 months from the date of site possession, by MMC Engineering Services Sdn Bhd. MMC Corp was awarded the RM1.5bil job to construct the sewage plant at the Sungai Langat reservoir towards the end of last year.


Gebr Pfeiffer awarded contract
worldcement.com, Aug 22,’16
Etex Group awarded Gebr Pfeiffer the contract for the modernization of its Sinat GmbH works in Hartershofen. The installed Pfeiffer MPS 125 A vertical roller mill,will be replaced with a vertical mill of the type MPS 160 B. This new mill will be set up in an annex next to the old grinding plant. To be noted that a major part of the existing equipment will be reused. The scope of services comprises delivery of the mill, proportioning equipment, hot gas generator, process ducting, electrics, buildings and foundations including installation and connection works as well as integration into the existing process. Switch-over and commissioning of the grinding plant are planned for December 2016.


Balfour bags 42m London Nine Elms student tower

constructionenquirer.com, Aug 22,’16
Urbanest, Student accommodation developer, has signed up Balfour Beatty to build a 33-storey student tower on the planned Vauxhall Square site in west London. Work will start immediately on the £42m project to build 454 apartments at 5 Miles Street.


Circle Holdings wins NHS services deal in London

ft.com, Aug 22,’16
Circle Holdings has won a £74m a year deal to provide orthopaedic services in London. Under the terms of a five-year contract starting this autumn, Circle will be responsible for managing muscular skeletal services for 276,000 people, and is due to make savings of £12m over five years. This includes Circle’s takeover of Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Cambridgeshire, the first NHS hospital to be managed by a private company.


KS Drillings Unit Secures 17.4M Drilling Contract in Indonesia

rigzone.com, Aug 22 2016
KS Energy Ltd, a Singapore-listed company, has announced that PT Atlantic Oilfield Services, a unit of its subsidiary KS Drilling Pte Ltd, has secured a drilling contract in Indonesia, with work scheduled to commence in January 2017. The 14 month-long assignment has contract value of approximately $17.4 million.


Newport News Shipbuilding awarded $52M modernization contract
13newsnow.com, Aug 22,’16
Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been granted a $52 million contract from the U.S. Navy. The contract is for nuclear propulsion and complex modernization work on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman as part of its planned incremental availability. Work will start at Norfolk Naval Shipyard and is expected to be completed by September 2017.


NBCC bags Rs 120-cr contract from ASI
BS, Aug 20,’16
NBCC India Ltd has bagged a Rs 120 crore contract from Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for construction of Institute of Archaeology and UNESCO Category-II Centre in Greater Noida. Approximate contract value is around Rs.120 crore.


IL&FS Engineering Services JV bags Rs 136.26 crore project

TNN, Aug 20,’16
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited (IL&FS Engineering Services) and Unitech Power Transmission Limited JV have bagged a turnkey project from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) for 765 KV transmission line works for Bhuj-Banaskanta Transmission Line (Part-V) in Gujarat. The project completion period is 23 months from the date of issue of the LOA. Approximate project value is around Rs.136.26 crore.


ARSS Infrastructure Projects Ltd receives work order worth Rs 53.33 Crores
equitybulls.com, Aug 20,’16
ARSS Infrastructure Projects Ltd has received a work order amounting to Rs.53.33 Crores namely “Jagdalpur – Kirandul Doubling Project- Execution of Earthwork in formation, Minor bridges and other allied works from Km.351.50 to Km.383.10 of Kumharsodra (Excluding) – Kaklur (Including) – Kawargaon (Including) – Dabpal (Excluding) section in connection with phase III doubling between Silakhjhori- Gidam on KK line of WAT Division, East Coast Railway” has been awarded in favour one of our Joint Venture (JV) i.e. “ARSS-HMS (JV)” by East Coast Railway. Bhubaneswar on August 16, 2016.


DEWA awards Dhs16.3m advisory contract for desalination plant

gulfbusiness.com, Aug 20,’16
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded an advisory services contract to an international company worth Dhs16.3m to develop a new reverse osmosis desalination plant in the emirate. The plant, located at the Jebel Ali Power Station, will desalinate seawater using reverse osmosis. It will have a total capacity of 40 million gallons per day, and is slated to be operational by April 2020.


L&T bags contract for Piramal Realty project
ET, Aug 20,’16
Piramal Realty has awarded a contract of core and shell civil work for its premium residential project in Mumbai’s Byculla locality to L&T Construction. The contract for the project, Piramal Aranya covering around 4 million sq ft construction, is worth over Rs 700 crore. Piramal Realty, the real estate arm of Piramal Group, is planning to invest around Rs 4,450 crore, to develop this project. The total project expenditure includes land, and project development and execution costs. The developer had launched the project in March 2016, and is now launching new inventory of 3-bedroom apartments.


Punj Llyod awards Rs 20 cr contract to Richa Industries for PEB project
BS, Aug 19,’16
Richa Industries Limited has secured an order worth Rs 20 crores from Punj Llyod for construction of warehouse for Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The project involves construction of PEB warehouse, approximately 55,000 sq mt of area, for IOCL at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur, Odisha. The scope of work includes engineering design, fabrication, shipment and erection of the warehouse.


H G Infra bags Rs 400-cr project from NHAI
BS, Aug 19,’16
H G Infra has bagged a Rs 400 crore project from National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for two-laning a road connecting two highways in Rajasthan. The 62 km long Tonk – Sawaimadhopur section would be executed on EPC mode and completed in 2 years from the date of commencement of the project. The road connects two important National Highways -NH-12 and NH-116. The project will have bypasses at four locations of a length of 12 km, 15 minor bridges, three vehicular underpasses and adequate safety features.


TCS wins contract extension from JetBlue
The Hindu, Aug 19,’16
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) has won an extension on its three-year contract with U.S.-based airline JetBlue and will expand its innovation centre in Pune in the next two years to support JetBlue’s digital initiatives. As part of the pact, TCS will now manage several additional programs, including modernization of the airline’s IT Foundation platform to enhance data analytics and operational agility, and developing innovative tools for customers and JetBlue crew members.


IIT-Hyderabad bags Rs 30 crore Japanese multi-mode transportation project
ET, Aug 18,’16
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has bagged a Rs 30 crore project from Japan in the area of multi-mode transportation as the institute pursues to further nurture its special relationship with that country. It is a five-year project aimed at reducing carbon footprint.


Keltron bags Rs 2-cr order from Indian Navy
BS, Aug 18,’16
Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KELTRON) has bagged a Rs 2.11 crore order from the Indian Navy for manufacturing and supply of Advanced Indigenous Distress Sonar System. The device is used in submarines to generate alert signals in case of an emergency.


RailConnect JV wins $1.7bn contract to build and maintain 500 new carriages
railway-technology.com, Aug 18,’16
The RailConnect New South Wales (NSW) joint venture (JV) has secured a A$2.3bn ($1.7bn) contract with Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to build and maintain more than 500 new carriages. Comprising Hyundai Rotem, Mitsubishi Electric Australia, and UGL Rail, the JV will provide maintenance and asset management services to the new fleet for a period of 15 years.
The new intercity fleet project will see the replacement of trains carrying customers from Sydney to the Central Coast, Newcastle, the Blue Mountains, and the South Coast. RailConnect will design and build the cars, with the first trains planned to be delivered by 2019. Deliveries will be made through to 2022.
The JV will procure, supply, install, integrate, and commission the maintenance facility installation works in addition to offering input into the design of the maintenance facility construction. The contract can also be extended for a further period of five years. Mitsubishi Electric Australia will serve as technology provider, while UGL will support design and testing.


Wood Group awarded engineering design contract in the UK

oilvoice.com, Aug 18,’16
Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by petrochemical manufacturer SABIC, in the UK. Engineering design services will be provided to the SABIC Teesside complex in Wilton, UK under the contract, which is effective immediately. The contract, which will be delivered by Wood Group’s operations in Woking, extends the company’s support of SABIC globally; Wood Group currently supports SABIC operations in Saudi Arabia and USA.


MaxStreicher awarded the Pipeline Project in Tunisia

theogm.com, Aug 18,’16
The Tunisian national oil company, ETAP, and OMV have decided that they will go forth with the development of the gas fields within the Nawara Project. The construction of the 374 km long pipeline was awarded to the association of MAX STREICHER GmbH & Co. KG aA / Bouchamaoui Industries LC. The 24-inch pipeline will start in the East Coast city, Gabes and will run till the processing facility located in South Tunisia.
The initial project began in April 2015 and is expected to be completed by 2017. Besides the physical pipeline construction, the contract also includes construction of the interconnection facilities like the intermediate valve stations as well as the building of the starting and the ending (receiving) facilities. The primary gas processing facility in the Nawara fields will also be constructed under the contract. All the necessary materials for the engineering and procurement will be handled by the consortium as well. It has been reported that around 50% of the project has already been finished.


AUSTAL Wins First Ferry Contract In New Chinese Joint Venture

vesselfinder.com, Aug 18,’16
Austal Limited has announced the award of the first ferry contract to Aulong Shipbuilding, a JV company by Austal and Guandong Jianglong Shipbuilding of Zhuhai, China. Less than two months after the announcement of the joint venture, Aulong Shipbuilding has been awarded a A$10 million (RMB49.99 million) contract to design and build a 42 metre high speed aluminium ferry for Chinese mainland operator, Blue Sea Jet.
The design optimizes performance, fuel efficiency and passenger comfort and will carry up to 288 passengers on the Zhuhai – Hong Kong route, at speeds in excess of 36 knots. Construction of the vessel is anticipated to commence in October 2016, with delivery scheduled for October 2017.


Gammon India surges on bagging EPC order worth Rs 869.99 crore from NHAI
Livemint, Aug 18,’16
Gammon India has bagged an order worth Rs 869.99 crore from NHAI. The project is for four laning of Hospet – Bellary – Karnataka / AP Border from Km.280.080 (Design Ch.) to Km.375.450 (Design Ch.), design length 98.370, NH-63 in the State of Karnataka under NHDP Phase-IVB on EPC mode.


Wabash Utilities wins bid on new water plant

suncommercial.com, Aug 18,’16
Wabash Utilities has been selected by the Utilities Services Board to build the new $4 million drinking water plant. The new drinking water plant will replace the current 60-year-old facility on River Road and will be larger and allow for better storage of the chemicals used in the treatment process. The project also includes abandoning the nearby well field’s main 18-inch cast iron pipe that is as old as the plant itself.


Egypt firm wins $21.3m dollar power station deal in Saudi

constructionweekonline.com, Aug 18,’16
Elsewedy Electric, Egyptian manufacturing company, has signed a $21.3m deal in Saudi Arabia. The deal involves designing, supplying and establishing the Saudi natural gas transmission compressor station. The project will be executed in 15 months.


Dilip Buildcon bags Rs 2,016 cr road project in UP

BS, Aug 18,’16
Dilip Buildcon has bagged an order from the National Highways Authority of India for four laning of Lucknow-Sultanpur section of NH-56 from 11.500 km to 134 .70 km in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The order has been bagged under NHDP Phase IV on a hybrid annuity basis at a project cost of Rs 2,016 crore.


SMA to manage 60-MW Danish solar park
seenews.com, Aug 17,’16
SMA Solar Technology AG has been awarded the operational management of the 60-MW solar power plant near Lerchenborg, Denmark. SMA has supplied the inverters for the facility and has now been contracted by project developer Wircon GmbH to provide the entire technical operational management, including continuous remote monitoring, regular maintenance, repairs and upkeep of the system.


Utes are awarded a $9 million grant for water upgrades

the-journal.com, Aug 17,’16
The Ute Mountain Ute tribe has been awarded a $9 million federal grant to upgrade its water infrastructure and wastewater facilities on the reservation. The grant, issued through rural development program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will pay for two municipal projects in Towaoc and two in White Mesa, the tribe’s satellite community in southeast Utah.In Towaoc, the tribe’s headquarters, $1.9 million was allocated to expand and upgrade the wastewater treatment facility. A new lagoon cell will be created, and an additional lift station installed. Also in Towaoc, $3.5 million was allocated to install water meters to homes and replace cast-iron piping with safer PVC pipes.
In White Mesa, $1.6 million will go toward installing a new water-treatment plant and distribution system to provide safe drinking water for the community. Also in White Mesa, $1.9 million was allocated to repair an aging wastewater treatment system and build a public works building. Lagoons will be repaired, including replacement of liners, and the area will be cleared of problematic trees and weeds. A more secure fence and gate system will be installed around the facility as well. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2017.


Veolia To Provide Wastewater Treatment System For Lacc Ethane Cracker And Lotte Meg Plant
waterworld.com, Aug 17,’16
CB&I has chosen Veolia Water Technologies to engineer and procure a wastewater treatment package for a 1,000-kta Lotte Axiall Chemical Company (LACC) ethane cracker and associated mono ethylene glycol (MEG) plant being constructed in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Veolia’s work scope includes process design, equipment procurement, system integration, construction support, commissioning, start-up and training. The system will be operational prior to the cracker coming online in October 2018.


KBR Awarded Multiple Contracts for Major Australian Civil Infrastructure Projects
finance.yahoo.com, Aug 17,’16
KBR, Inc. has been awarded a contract by Gateway South, a JV of Fulton Hogan and Laing O’Rourke, to deliver engineering and design services as part of a design team for the Darlington Upgrade Project in Adelaide, South Australia, which forms part of the major upgrade of Adelaide’s North-South Road Corridor, one of the city’s largest and most important transport routes. KBR will provide detailed design services for the upgrade of 3.3 kilometers of existing urban arterial road to deliver a lowered motorway to bypass five major signalized intersections, ten new bridges, and infrastructure for a significant intelligent transport system. Work is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. The contract value was not disclosed.


Pestech secures a RM37.8mil contract from the Philippines

thestar.com.my, Aug 17,’16
Pestech International Bhd has bagged a RM37.8mil contract from National Grid Corp of the Philippines. The contract is to upgrade the Philippine power grid’s secondary devices and to build a separate protection/control building for the unmanned substation operation of the Tiwi geothermal power plants A and C in Albay province.
The value of the contract is divided into a foreign currency portion of US$7.01mil (RM28.17mil) and local currency portion of 111 million pesos (RM9.6mil). The contract in relation to the NAC will be executed within 10 days, and the project will start within 30 days after that, to be completed in about 14 months.


BAM wins 90m euro contract to renovate Driebergen-Zeist railway station in Netherlands
railway-technology.com, Aug 17,’16
BAM has secured a contract worth €90m from the Dutch infrastructure manager ProRail to renovate the Driebergen-Zeist railway station in the Netherlands. The contract is to construct a new rail station, which will feature energy-efficient systems and solar panels on the platform roofs. The construction is scheduled to begin in spring next year.
The contract also involves a re-design of the station area, where BAM will construct an underpass under the tracks and adjust the local road network near the station to reduce congestion caused by a level crossing of the single carriageway N225 between Zeist and the A12 highway. The contract will also see BAM renewing the station’s rail infrastructure by constructing a further two tracks. In addition, the company will build a new bus station and underground bicycle parking.


Nila Infrastructures surges on bagging EPC contract worth Rs 87.46 crore
livemint, Aug 17,’16
Nila Infrastructures has entered into an EPC contract for Rs 87.46 crore with Engineering Projects (India) (EPIL) for construction of the Medical College Campus and Residences at Barmer in state of Rajasthan.
Department of Medical Education (DME), Government of Rajasthan (GOR) has entrusted EPIL to execute construction of a Medical College campus for 100 MBBS admission annually as per applicable MCI norms at Barmer, Rajasthan. The project of about 300,000 square feet has to be completed within 12 months time.


Suzlon wins 132 MW project from ReNew Power

HBL, Aug 17,’16
Suzlon has bagged an order from ReNew Power Ventures for a 132 MW project in Andhra Pradesh. The project is capable of providing power to over 70,000 households and reducing 0.28 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum. The repeat order comprises 48 units of S97 120m Hybrid Tower and 15 units of S97 90m tubular tower with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each for the project to be commissioned in Andhra Pradesh by March 2017.


Scatec Solar wins 100 MW solar project in Nigeria

greentechlead.com, Aug 16,’16
Scatec Solar has secured 100 MW (DC) solar project at Nova Scotia Power plant in Nigeria. The agreement was signed with CDIL, a Canadian renewable energy development company focused on Africa, and BPS, a Nigerian strategic consulting firm.
Scatec Solar will develop, build, own and operate the solar power plant in Jigawa. The project is expected to reach financial close in 2017 and commercial operations 12 months thereafter. The Nova Scotia project company has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) on July 21st, 2016.


Mace wins 50m pound London hospital project
constructionenquirer.com, Aug 16,’16
University College London Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed Mace to deliver a new hospital combining ear, nose, throat and dental services in central London. The new centre, which will be built on the former UCL student union site located on Huntley Street, will combine services currently provided at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and Eastman Dental Hospital under one roof. Work will start on the 80,000 sq ft, eight-floor building before the end of the year, and will be the first building managed by the Trust using BIM.
The location on Huntley Street means that the centre will be part of the hub of University College Hospital sites. They include a new surgery and cancer building which will provide Europe’s largest centre for the treatment of blood disorders and one of only two NHS centres delivering high energy proton beam therapy, also opening in 2019.


Sterling Construction STRL Wins 21.5M dollar Contract from CDOT
finance.yahoo.com, Aug 16,’16
Sterling Construction Co. Inc. STRL announced that its subsidiary – Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company, LLC (RLW) – has won a contract worth around $21.5 million from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to reconstruct the Crossroads Bridge on I-25 in Larimer County, CO.
According to the contract, Sterling Construction will be responsible for the reconstruction of the I-25 interchange at Crossroads Boulevard and the associated roadway. The project work includes the removal of two existing three-span bridges and their replacement with two wider single-span bridges. In addition, approximately 1.5 miles of the I-25 roadway will be reconstructed. Construction is scheduled to begin in Sep2016 and be completed by the end of 2017.


AltaGas wins energy storage deal to build 80 MWh battery system in California
Canadianmanufacturing.com, Aug 16,’16
Canadian energy company AltaGas Ltd has won a 10-year storage and power purchase contract with West Coast utility Southern California Edison (SCE). Under the agreement, AltaGas is required to provide the U.S. electricity supplier with 20 megawatts of continuous power supply over a four-hour period, or 80 MWh of discharging capacity.
To meet its obligations, the company plans to build an approximately $45 million lithium-ion battery system at its existing Pomona natural gas plant east of Los Angeles, Calif. AltaGas said it will contract much of the work, including the installation of the batteries and software control platform to Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc., but retain overall management of the project.
The new storage project is expected to come online by the end of this year and will be one of North America’s largest battery storage projects.


Marks & Spencer sign contract to build new store at Kingsley Retail Park which could create 130 jobs
westbriton.co.uk, Aug 16,’16
Marks and Spencer has signed a contract to build a new store at the proposed new Fraddon retail park. The shopping chain had previously said a 67,000 sq ft store at Kingsley Retail Park could create 130 jobs.


Spanish and Korean contractors to build 650m pound Teesport biomass plant after green light
constructionnews.co.uk, Aug 15,’16
A consortium of Spanish and Korean contractors will build a new £650m biomass plant in Teesside after the project secured financing. The joint venture between Spain-based Tecnicas Reunidas and Korean firm Samsung Construction & Trading will lead construction on the long-awaited Tees Renewable Energy Plan at Teesport near Middlesborough. The 299 MWe project – one of the biggest biomass plants in the world – was proposed by developer MGT Power in 2007 but failed to secure funding up until now.
MGT Power announced in July 2015 that it was partnering with Macquarie Capital and Macquarie Commodities and Financial Markets to help raise funds. Macquarie, together with Danish pension fund PKA, will become joint owners of the plant under the financing deal. Construction will begin in months, with the plant expected to be operational by 2020.


L&T bags contract to convert Nagpur into integrated smart city

Indiainofline,Aug 16,’16
Larsen & Toubro has been identified as Implementation Partner to convert Nagpur, the OrangeCity, into the country’s first large-scale integrated SmartCity. The scope of work in Phase 1 for L&T’s Smart World Communications business vertical, which is a part of L&T Construction, will cover laying of 1200 km of optical fiber network backbone, creating 136 City wifi hotspots at key locations, establishing 100 digital interactive kiosks and developing city surveillance systems with 3800 I P based cameras.
Further, as an avant-garde endeavor, the city has identified a strip of approximately 6 km (from Japanese Garden Square to Orange City Hospital Square) to be developed as a ‘Smart Strip’ with state-of -the-art systems powered by smart ICT interventions like smart transport, solid waste management, smart lighting, etc. which can be leveraged in a phased manner to ultimately cover the entire city.


NOC awards contract to expand Thankot
kathmandupost.ekantipur.com, Aug 16,’16
Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has awarded a contract to Tank Tech Asia, an Indian Company, to construct a fuel storage unit at Thankot. The Thankot depot has a capacity to store 1,870 kilolitres of gasoline. The expansion plan will result in the capacity being increased to 6,000 kilolitres.


Balfour Beatty wins 524m pound Californian high-speed railway contract
telegraph.co.uk, Aug 16,’16
Balfour Beatty, a building giant, has been awarded a £524m contract to electrify swathes of California’s diesel-hauled railway network, its biggest commission in the US to date. It will construct 52 miles of overhead power lines so that high-speed trains can run on the Caltrain Peninsula Corridor, a line spanning 17 US cities from San Francisco to San Jose. The construction work will begin this summer and is due to finish by spring 2020.


RCR wins $120m Silvergrass contract
au.news.yahoo.com, Aug 16,’16
Rio Tinto has begun preparations for building its new Silvergrass mine in the Pilbara in earnest, handing RCR Tomlinson a $120 million engineering, procurement and construction contract for the mine’s crusher and conveyor system on Aug 16,’16.
RCR said the scope of work includes design and construction of a new primary crusher, 9km of overland conveyors and a 33kV power line at the new $US338 million mine, with construction to start late this year if State Government approvals are granted.


BHEL bags Rs 169 cr order for solar photovoltaic power plant

TNN, Aug 16,’16
BHEL has secured an order from the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Corporation Ltd worth Rs. 169 crore. The EPC order is to construct three SPV plants of 10 MW each at Mejia (Bankura), Santaldih (Purulia) and Chharrah (Purulia) in West Bengal.


Integrated Construction to build $20 million assisted-living facility in Tennessee
bizjournals.com, Aug 15,’16
Integrated Construction LLC has been awarded a $20 million assisted-living facility project in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The facility is called Crossings at Victory Station and will include construction of a 183,902-square-foot structure for 176 units consisting of 93 independent-living units, 54 assisted- living units and 29 memory-care units. The architect is Gaylen Howard Laing of Arlington, Texas. Integrated Construction will start the project August 29 and expect to be done by December 29, 2017.


Sungrow wins 150MW contract from Mytrah Energy, India

greentechlead.com, Aug 15,’16
Sungrow, a PV inverter manufacturer, has won a contract from Mytrah Energy, India, to supply solar central inverters for around 150MW of solar projects. Sungrow will help with the design, engineering, manufacture and assembly of central inverters for Mytrah’s Solar projects in the states of Telangana and Punjab in India.


HSS Engineers bags RM41.33m job for West Coast Expressway

theedgemarkets.com, Aug 15,’16
HSS Engineers Bhd has said that its associates HSS Engineers said its associate HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd (HSSI) has bagged a RM41.33 million contract from the IJM Construction Sdn Bhd and Kumpulan Europlus Bhd (JV) to provide construction supervision for the expressway’s Section 1 (Banting Interchange-SKVE Interchange), Section 2 (SKVE Interchange-SAE Interchange), Section 6 (Kapar Interchange-Assam Jawa Interchange) and Section 7 (Assam Jawa Interchange-Tg Karang Interchange).
The contract is expected to be completed within 39 months to 41 months from commencement of construction works. The contract is in addition to HSSI’s existing appointment for the provision of engineering design for West Coast Expressway from Tg. Karang to Banting, and construction supervision for Section 3 and Section 5.


Wright Civil Engineering Wins Anlaby Road Contract

insidermedia.com, Aug 15,’16
Hull-based Wright Civil Engineering has been appointed to widen the carriageway of Anlaby Road in Yorkshire. The project, which will cost £347,988, has been deemed necessary to remove the pinch point outside of Hull Royal Infirmary and relieve congestion for motorists using the arterial route. Work will start work on 22 August 2016.


UGL wins $100m water reclamation contract
sbs.com.au, Aug 12,’16
UGL has won a $100 million contract to help build water reclamation infrastructure on the NSW south coast. Shoalhaven City Council is undertaking its single biggest public works project to use reclaimed water for purposes such as farming and watering parks, instead of just discharging it into the ocean. UGL will upgrade the Nowra and Bomaderry sewage treatment plants and build a pipeline under the Shoalhaven River to connect the Bomaderry sewage plant to the Nowra plant. Work starts in late August 2016 and is expected to take two years.


Wates Construction wins 20m pound deal to build Left Bank

birminghampost.co.uk, Aug 12,’16
Wates Construction has sealed the £20.2 million contract to build a new 22-storey apartment tower in Birmingham. The company will deliver the residential element of the Left Bank project in Broad Street which will also include an 18-storey hotel. Work is expected to start this month and will see Wates build 189 apartments as well as ground floor retail space and public realm in the corner with Oozells Way.Designed by Glancy Nicholls Architects, the new Left Bank development is expected to reach completion by summer 2018.


Gamesa bags 40 mw order for Andhra Pradesh wind farm

ET, Aug 11,’16
Gamesa has bagged an order from KCT Renewable Energy for a 40MW wind power project to be installed at Molagavalli in Andhra Pradesh. Gamesa will supply 20 turbines of 2 mw each which use technology for low wind sites. The project will be commissioned by March 2017.


Toshiba Johnson Elevators wins order for 70 units from Hyderabad IT hub
HBL, Aug 11,’16
Toshiba Johnson Elevators (India) has bagged an order for the supply, installation and maintenance of 70 elevator units from Meenakshi Infrastructures in Hyderabad. These are to be deployed at the Meenakshi IT Campus at Gachibowli in Hyderabad, Telangana. The project is scheduled to be completed in three phases.


NMDC awarded EPC contract for Indian LNG terminal

lngindustry.com, Aug 11,’16
Abu Dhabi-based National Marine Dredging Co. (NMDC) has announced that it has been awarded a contract worth US$316 million EPC contract for a new LNG terminal in Gujarat, India. This capital development programme will involve major dredging and marine infrastructure works.
NMDC will also be involved in land reclamation activities, as well as in the construction of breakwaters, jetties and associated facilities. The company claims that it will begin to mobilise equipment to the working site in the post-monsoon 2016 period.


Amyris wins multi-million dollar Department of Energy manufacturing contract
globalcosmeticsnews.com, Aug 11,’16
Bioscience Company Amyris has announced it has won a three-year multi-million dollar contract with the Department of Energy (DOE) – North America to further manufacturing capabilities of its cellulose-derived farnesene for biofuels.
Amyris will work with Total New Energies USA (Total) and Renmatrix to develop a manufacturing-ready process utilizing wood as the cellulosic feedstock to produce farnesene, a hydrocarbon building block used to manufacture a variety of products including cosmetics.


Hero Future awards contract to Gamesa for two wind energy projects
BS, Aug 11,’2016
Hero Future Energies, an independent power producer (IPP) and a part of the Hero Group, has selected Gamesa, for executing its two wind energy projects of total 170 MW in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Under terms of the contracts, Gamesa will undertake supply, erection and commissioning of 60 units of G114 2.0 MW T106 turbines for the 120 MW order at Kalyandurg, Andhra Pradesh and will deliver a complete turnkey solution for another 50 MW order at Bableshwar Karnataka with the supply of 25 units of G114 2.0 MW T106 turbines. The projects are scheduled for commissioning by March next year.


Inox wind bags 50 MW power project from Surya Vidyut

ET, Aug 10,’16
Inox Wind has bagged a repeat order from Surya Vidyut for a 50 MW wind power project at Rojmal, Gujarat. The order which will be executed on turnkey basis is scheduled to be commissioned by December 2016.


BPR Group wins Bluewater contract from Veolia

letsrecycle.com, Aug 10,’16
The company has been awarded a contract worth close to £1 million to service the site, which was previously held by waste and resources giant Veolia, but was taken over by BPR Group in May 2016. The contract is expected to run until 2019.
The company has also confirmed that Incentive FM is to handle cleaning services at the shopping centre as well as the processing of cardboard and plastic film from retailers. Plastic and card is baled on-site.
BPR Group will also be investing in a range of new bins and vehicles which will be used to help the contract run effectively. This will include the implementation of a consistent colour scheme to ensure signage, bins and sacks are all co-ordinated, which the company claims will help to reduce contamination and improve efficiency.


Dubai s Nakheel to build new 375,000 sq ft retail complex at Dragon City
gulfbusiness.com, Aug 10,’16
Nakheel has awarded a contract worth Dhs117.5m to construct a new, 375,000 sq ft showroom complex at its Dragon City development in Dubai. The developer has appointed Dubai-based Al Ghurair Contracting & Engineering Works LLC to deliver the new retail centre. The complex will have 18 showrooms and a multi-storey car park for 900 vehicles. Construction of the showrooms will begin in two months’ time, with completion expected in Q4 2018. All of the 118,000 sq ft of leasing space has already been booked.


PREMIER Design + Build to Construct Two Warehouses in Fort Lauderdale
rebusinessonline.com, Aug 10,’16
Bridge Development Partners LLC has selected PREMIER Design + Build LLC to construct two warehouses in Fort Lauderdale totaling 306,855 square feet. The assets will be located at Sunrise Boulevard and I-95 and offer nearly 400 parking spaces. Both warehouses will feature 32-foot clear heights, 58 truck dock positions, three drive-in doors, ESFR sprinkler systems and TPO roofing systems.
Ytiel Lopez is the project manager and Chuck Rugila is the field superintendent from PREMIER Design + Build Group, and RLC Architects is providing architectural services. Samantha Cristiano, Tony Hoover and Larry Genet of CBRE are the leasing agents for the project. Flynn Engineering is the civil engineer, and DDA is providing structural engineering services. PREMIER Design + Build plans to deliver the projects in the spring of 2017.


Abellio wins new East Anglia rail contract
ft.com, Aug 10,’16
Abellio, a subsidiary of the Dutch state rail operator, will continue running train services for another nine-year in the east of England, between Liverpool Street station in London to Cambridge, Peterborough and Norwich.
The government has named Abellio East Anglia the winner of a bidding competition for the rail franchise, which will run from October of this year to 2025 and promises a 10 per cent cut in average journey times across the network, which also includes services to Stansted Airport.


Nuberg Wins Fertilizer Plant Contract
indiatoday.intoday.in, Aug 10,’16
Nuberg has won the turnkey project contract from National Fertilizers Limited for a sulphur bentonite plant project in India. The company is among the niche global EPC & LSTK companies to have the capability to execute the specialty chemical project, from concept to commissioning. The turnkey project plant will manufacture 25000 MTPA mix specialty chemical, sulphur bentonite.


Ashoka Buildcon wins Rs 1,600 crore road project in Punjab from NHAI
BS, Aug 10,’16
Ashoka Concessions Ltd, a subsidiary of Ashoka Buildcon, has received LOA from NHAI for 4/6 laning of Kharar to Ludhiana section of NH 95 in Punjab on hybrid annuity mode. The bid project cost is Rs 1,600 crore. The highway at present is only two-lane and is scheduled to be completed in 30 months.


EDF Renewable Energy places 160 MW order with Vestas

greentechlead.com, Aug 09,’16
EDF Renewable Energy has placed a firm order with Vestas Wind Systems to supply 160MW for future wind projects in the United States. The order is part of a global master supply agreement.


Amyris wins DOE three-year, multi-million-dollar contract
onlinetes.com, Aug 09,’16
Amyris, Inc., the industrial bioscience company, has won a three-year multi-million dollar contract from the U.S. Department of Energy (‘DOE’) to further the manufacturing of cellulose-derived farnesene for biofuels.
Amyris, in cooperation with Renmatix and Total New Energies USA (‘Total’), will work to develop a manufacturing-ready process utilizing wood as the cellulosic feedstock to produce farnesene, a hydrocarbon building block used to manufacture a variety of products ranging from cosmetics to detergents, as well as base oils, lubricants, diesel and jet fuel.
Under this Amyris-led three-year contract, Amyris expects to receive several million dollars annually over the term of the contract as it achieves technical milestones tracking progress towards lower cost production of cellulosic farnesene.


Fajarbaru wins East Coast highway contract

thestar.com.my, Aug 09,’16
Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd has secured a contract worth RM20.96mil for the proposed construction and completion of the Kuantan Port City link road in Pahang. It has received a letter of acceptance from the East Coast Economic Region Development Council as the contractor for Package 4 of the project. The work package comprises the main access road as well as primary infrastructure and utilities for the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park. The contract period of 78 weeks commences from Aug 22, 2016 to Feb 18, 2018.


Gamesa wins repeat orders from Hero Future Energies

ET, Aug 08,’16
Gamesa has entered into a double agreement with independent power producer Hero Future Energies for the project that comprises supply, erection and commissioning of 60 units of G114 2.0 MW T106 turbines for 120 MW order at Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. (Repeat orders).
The company would also deliver a turnkey solution for another 50 MW order at Bableshwar, Karnataka with supply of 25 units of G114.2.0MW T106 turbines. Both projects are scheduled for commissioning by March 2017.


KNR Constructions bags orders worth Rs. 1,334.70 Cr

Indiainfoline, Aug 08,’16
KNR Constructions Ltd in JV with BSCPL has bagged, orders worth of Rs. 1334.70 Crores towards “Four Laning of Hubli – Hospet section NH-63 from Km. 129.249 (Design CH.129+249) to Km. 267.000 (Design Ch. 272+539) total 143.29 total Length in the State of Karnataka” under NHDP Phase IVB to be completed within a period of 36 months from the appointed date.


OX2 wins EPC contract for 112-MW Norwegian wind farm

windpowerengineering.com, Aug 08,’16
OX2 is to build the 112-MW Raskiftet wind farm in Norway. The project will be delivered turnkey. The client is a joint venture company held by German municipal utilities company, Stadtwerke München, and its Norwegian counterparts Eidsiva Energy and Gudbrandsdal Energy.
Raskiftet wind farm will be built in Raskiftet, in the municipalities of Åmot and Trysil, Norway. It will be composed of 31 wind turbines. When the plant is commissioned at the end of 2018, it will produce some 370 GWh of new renewable electricity per year.


2 contracts awarded for Lewis and Clark pipeline projects

mitchellrepublic.com, Aug 08,’16
The Lewis and Clark Regional Water System says a $2.9 million contract awarded to Winter Brothers Underground, of Sioux Falls, will result in the construction of two segments of the line serving the city of Madison. This project is part of a plan that will allow Madison to access up to one million gallons of water a day.
The organization responsible for a system that delivers Missouri River water to towns and rural water systems in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota has granted two contracts to expand its network.
The system’s board of directors also awarded a $9.2 million contract to Carstensen Contracting, of Pipestone, Minnesota. The project involves the construction of a line from Magnolia, Minnesota, to the Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water System connection east of Adrian, Minnesota.


VolkerFitzpatrick bags 35m Ely southern bypass
constructionenquirer.com, Aug 08,’16
VolkerFitzpatrick has won the job to design and build the Ely southern bypass project for Cambridgeshire County Council. The project was first estimated at around £31m two years ago but has now risen to an expected £35m. Volker will deliver a 1.7km long single carriageway road that includes a 500m-long viaduct crossing of the river Great Ouse and a separate bridge over a railway line.
The new route leaves the A142 Stuntney Causeway to the south-east of Ely, before re-joining the existing A142 at a new roundabout on Angel Drove.Detailed design work on the two-year contract will now get underway to start on site at the beginning of 2017.
As part of the new road bridge over the River Great Ouse there will be a walkway attached to the bridge that will face towards Ely. The walkway will link the Fen Rivers Way and Ouse Valley Way footpaths together, providing a new circular walking route for residents and visitors to Ely.Tony Gee is the structural consultant and Trevor Waude & Co the QS on the job.


Hill wins $43m contract renewal on Doha Metro

constructionweekonline.com, Aug 08,’16
Hill International has won a 30-month extension from Qatar Railways Company to oversee construction of the Doha Metro Green Line. Hill is leading project management of the Green Line in a joint venture with ASTAD Engineering Consultancy and Project Management Company. The joint venture will pocket $43.1m from the extended contract with Hill taking an 80% share of the total figure. The Green Line will include 11 stations over approximately 22km (14 miles) and is expected to accommodate 140,000 passenger trips per day by 2021.


Larsen & Toubro set to win Rs 4,000 cr western dedicated freight corridor project
FE, Aug 08,’16
Larsen and Toubro with its partner Sojitz Corp, Japan, is understood to be well on track to win around Rs 4,000-crore contract on the western dedicated freight corridor. The contract to be awarded by Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd (DFCCIL) is for a nearly 128-km stretch between Rewari in Haryana to Dadri in Uttar Pradesh. The project involves undertaking civil works, laying tracks, stations, signalling and telecom works.


Xylem bags $13m wastewater plant contract in KSA

utilities-me.com, Aug 07,’16
Xylem has signed a $13m contract to supply an integrated wastewater treatment system for water reuse in Saudi Arabia. The system will be developed as part of the Manfouha sewage treatment plant expansion in Riyadh. To be deployed in partnership with Al Muhaidib Contracting, Xylem’s ICEAS SBR technology will facilitate wastewater treatment at the plant, which will be reused for irrigation and agriculture in the region. The treatment plant expansion began in Q1 2016 and scheduled to be operational by Q2 2018.


Quality Group signs contract for new mall project in Wakrah

gulf-times.com, Aug 07,’16
Quality Group International has signed a contract with Global Real Estate Company, Doha, to launch a new 160,000sq ft shopping mall in Al Wakrah. The mall will have a full-fledged supermarket and department store spread over two floors, with ample and convenient parking facility on the basement and ground-floor levels. The mall will also have eateries, a pharmacy, money exchange, laundry and other service facilities for customers. Construction of the project is expected to be completed by mid-2017.


Steel Strips Wheels bags US55mn exports order from Elio Motors, USA
Indiainfoline, Aug 05,’16
Steel Strips Wheels Ltd has bagged its maiden export order from Elio Motors, USA. Supplies would be for Elie’s plant in Shreveport, Louisiana and would be executed from SSWL’s Chennai plant. This order that will include development of 2 Ground wheels also marks SSWL’s entry into a new geography. Total project volume would be approx 3 min wheels spread over 5 years generating cumulative revenue of about US$55mn.


Bengaluru-based CIM Tools wins Boeing contract for 787 machined parts, assemblies
HBL, Aug 05,’16
Boeing has awarded a contract for the manufacture of complex titanium machined parts and aluminium assemblies for the 787 Dreamliner and 737 airplanes to Bengaluru-based CIM Tools Private Limited. Under the contract, CIM Tools will supply over 57,000 complex titanium machined parts, aluminium details and assemblies for Boeing 787 and 737 airplanes in the coming years.


TRC wins RM1.31b Pan Borneo Highway contract in Sarawak

theedgemarkets.com, Aug 04,’16
TRC Synergy Bhd said a company, in which its wholly-owned unit will have a 30% stake in, has bagged a RM1.31 billion contract for the Pan Borneo Highway project in Sarawak.The subcontract from Lebuhraya Borneo Utara Sdn Bhd is for the development and upgrading of the stretch of highway between Batang Skrang and the Sungai Awik Bridge.


Suzlon wins nearly 76 mw turnkey orders from PSUs, SMEs

BS, Aug 04,’16
Suzlon has said that it has won turnkey orders totaling 75.60 MW from various public sector undertakings and small and medium enterprises between April and July 2016.The retail orders have been received from mixed bag of customers across diverse industry segments, including food, textiles, chemical, real estate, entertainment and manufacturings.These orders comprise of Suzlon’s latest product offerings and includes S111 90m tubular tower, 120 m hybrid tower and S97 90m tubular tower with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW each.
Suzlon will provide the entire gamut of turnkey solutions right from equipment supply till commissioning and also offer dedicated life cycle asset management services for a contractually defined period to these customers.The projects are spread across the key windy states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh and are scheduled to be completed by March 2017.


Gamesa bags order from SMDPL for wind turbines
TNN, Aug 04,’16
Gamesa, Renewable energy firm, has bagged an order for 90MW from independent wind energy company SMDPL – a JV between France-based EDF Energies Nouvelles and SITAC Group. Gamesa would offer a complete turnkey solution with supply of 45 units (90 MW) of G114-2.0MW T 106 turbine in Rajkot, Amreli and Jamnagar districts of Gujarat.


Lewis & Clark Awards Two Pipeline Contracts
kiwaradio.com, Aug 04,’16
Lewis & Clark Regional Water System’s board of directors recently awarded two pipeline contracts.
The first contract was awarded earlier this year to Winter Brothers Underground of Sioux Falls for $2,950,000. This is to construct two segments of the Madison service line – five miles of 16-inch pipe northwest of Sioux Falls and five miles of 14-inch pipe east of Madison. These segments are part of the “wheeling plan” that, along with utilizing infrastructure in between from Minnehaha Community Water Corp and Big Sioux Community Water System, will allow Madison to access up to a million gallons of water a day. The construction is expected to begin in September, and June 2017 is the substantial completion deadline.
The second contract was awarded on July 28 to Carstensen Contracting of Pipestone, MN for $9,202,317. This is to construct the line from Magnolia to Lincoln Pipestone RWS’s connection two miles east of Adrian. Preliminary construction activities are expected to begin this fall with pipeline construction starting in the spring. November 2017 is the substantial completion deadline.


Jacobs Wins Contract for New Alnylam Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility
invest.jacobs.com, Aug 04,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that it was awarded a contract to provide engineering services and procurement for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’ new manufacturing facility in Norton, Massachusetts. Under the terms of the agreement, Jacobs is providing engineering services and procurement for the multi-product facility being built to supply RNA interference-based therapeutics for clinical and commercial needs. The 200,000 square foot facility is expected to be completed in 2018.


Kongsberg wins US$19 million contract for CMAL LNG ferries

mpropulsion.com, Aug 04,’16
Kongsberg Maritime has scooped a major engineering contract worth more than US$19 million for Caledonian Maritime Assets’ two new LNG ferries. The company has been awarded EPC and installation contracts with the Glasgow-based shipbuilder and marine fabricator, Ferguson Marine Engineering Limited for deliveries to the Scottish ferry operator’s two 100m newbuild ferries.
Kongsberg Maritime, together with its wholly-owned subsidiary Kongsberg Maritime Engineering (KME) will execute the project. KME will provide all engineering, procurement and project management while Kongsberg Maritime will supply a ‘full picture’ system delivery. The ferries will be dual-fuel vessels so they can operate on liquefied natural gas and marine diesel, and are designed to carry 127 cars or 16 HGVs, or a combination of both and up to 1,000 passengers.
The contracts include supply and integration of the electrical, telecom and integrated control systems, project management, interface management and engineering services at all stages. Cables, installation and installation materials for the above systems are also included. In addition, the supply includes: switchboards, automation, propulsion control, navigation systems, and radio and satellite communications. The engineering and construction phase is estimated to be two years.


Cirrus Networks Holdings Ltd wins $1.5 million contract

proactiveinvestors.com.au, Aug 02,’16
Cirrus Networks Holdings Ltd has secured an enterprise data storage and associated services contract with a major local bank totalling in excess of $1.5 million. As part of the contract, Cirrus will provide a range of enterprise storage technologies together with project management, design and implementation services to assist data centre relocation.


Fluor Awarded Bauxite Expansion Project in Guinea

businesswire.com, Aug 01,’16
Fluor Corporation has announced that Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) awarded Fluor an EPC and construction management contract for the Bauxite Production Expansion Project in Kamsar, Guinea.
The project will expand bauxite production from 14.5 million to 18.5 million tons per year and is the company’s first of a planned three-phase expansion. The scope includes expansion of the mine infrastructure, rail system, port facility and processing plant infrastructure and utilities. Fluor has been involved since the project’s early stages executing the feasibility study and early engineering.
The expansion is expected to complete in 2018. CBG is jointly owned by the Government of Guinea and the Halco Mining consortium, which includes Alcoa, Rio Tinto and Dadco Investments.


Contract awarded as funding plans announced for Martensville, Warman overpasses
saskatoon.ctvnews.ca, July 29,’16
A $60.6-million contract to build two overpasses at Martensville and Warman has been awarded to Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co., It has included several Saskatchewan partners in its proposal.
Provincial partners in PKIC’s bid included Regina’s Westridge Construction Ltd. and Clifton Associates, as well as Estevan’s KPCL Dirt Movers. Vancouver’s McElhanney Consulting Services and Edmonton’s Great Northern Engineering Consultants were also attached to the bid.
One interchange will be built on Highway 11, near the Highway 305 intersection, at Warman. The other will be constructed near Martensville’s Main Street, on Highway 12.
The federal government will fund up to half of the project, while the province will cover the remainder.


Network Rail awards contract to Jacobs for Heathrow Airport link
railjournal.com, July 29,’16
JACOBS engineering group has announced that it was awarded a contract by Network Rail to provide a second rail link from the Great Western main line to London Heathrow airport, Britain.
The work is part of the project to improve connection to the Britain’s busiest airport and create a global gateway for western England. The link will enable passengers to travel directly to Heathrow Airport from Reading and Slough without having to change at London Paddington.
The project will be executed over the next 27 months.


POSCO Daewoo secures power plant deal in Myanmar

koreatimes.co.kr, Aug 01,’16
POSCO Daewoo has been selected as preferred bidder for a natural gas-fired power plant in Myanmar. The company plans to sign a power purchase agreement with Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise before the year’s end to construct a 70 megawatt gas-fired power plant in Shwetaung. Under the deal, POSCO Daewoo is expected to operate the plant for 20 years, supplying electricity to businesses and households in nearby areas. The facility is scheduled to be completed by 2019. The company plans to select a builder and other project partners early next year after signing the contract.


L&T Construction bags orders valued Rs. 1,167 Crores

Indiainfoline, Aug 01,’16
L&T has won an order from Rashtriya lspat Nigam Limited for the construction of a second water storage reservoir in their Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. The scope includes construction of an additional Balancing Reservoir of 12.32 million cubic meters storage capacity and erection of associated structures which will meet the water requirements and ensure uninterrupted production from the Vizag Steel plant taking care of its expansion plans too.
Another order has been bagged from Karnataka Urban Water Supply 6: Distribution Board (KUWSDB) for “24/7 Pressurized Water Supply for TumkuruCity”. This contract encompasses upgrading the existing water supply system for conversion to 24/7 supply. The scope of the project includes improvements to the 50 MLD WTP, laying of 560 km pipeline network, metered house service connections and other associated infrastructure works.
It has also bagged an order from Public Health 6: Municipal Engineering Department (PHMED), Government of Andhra Pradesh for providing comprehensive Storm Water Drainage Scheme for Vijayawada city.
The company has secured an order from Indian Oil Corporation Limited for the construction of Pet Coke Handling System in Haldia.


Daewoo Shipbuilding bags two oil tanker orders from Singapore

hellenicshippingnews.com, Aug 01,’16
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. has won an order to build two oil tankers for the Singapore-based oil and gas transporter BW Group. Under the deal worth about US$179.2 million, Daewoo Shipbuilding will build two 318,000-ton Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) and deliver them to the BW Group by 2018. The BW Group has ordered a total of 63 ships from Daewoo Shipbuilding and has received 53 so far.


IL&FS Engineering inks pact for Rs. 675 cr road project in Bihar

HBL, Aug 01,’16
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited has signed an EPC agreement with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) for execution of a road project that involves rehabilitation and upgradation of the Birpur-Bihpur Section (from km. 0.0 to km 106) of NH-106 in Bihar.This road project comes under Phase-I of NHDP and construction contract is Rs. 675 crore. The duration of the project is 36 months.


Ch2M Secures Contract For Singapore s 5Th Desalination Plant On Jurong Island
waterworld.com, July 28,’16
US consultancy CH2M has won a contract to provide consultancy services for Singapore’s fifth desalination plant. The anticipated 137,000 m3/day project will be co-located with an industrial plant as a result of limited space on the petrochemical hub, Jurong Island.


Colorado s North I-25 Project gets 15 million dollar TIGER Grant

equipmentworld.com, July 28,’16
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) $15 million from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program for improvements on the North Interstate 25 Project between Fort Collins and Loveland.
The total project cost is $237 million and involves construction of a Tolled Express Lane in each direction covering 14 miles, in addition to improvements for transit, pedestrian and cycle traffic connecting northern Colorado to metro Denver.


Turkey’s Limak wins 224M euro tender in Ukraine project

dailysabah.com, July 28,’16
Limak İnşaat, one of the leading construction companies in Turkey, signed a contract to construct a subway line in a tender with a price tag of 224 million euros in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro. The 4.5-kilometer subway line will have three train stations that pass through the most central parts of the city. Construction of the line is expected to be completed in five years, according to the bid specifications. But the company expects to complete the subway line in four years.


Veolia gets $3.62 billion contract from Sinopec

marketwatch.com, July 28,’16
Veolia Environnement, French water and waste utility, has won a contract worth $3.62 billion from China’s Sinopec to treat water at a petrochemical complex for 25 years in China. Yanshan Petrochemical is a fully-owned subsidiary of Sinopec and one of the largest production bases of synthetic rubber, synthetic resin, phenol acetone and refined oil products in China. It processes over 10 million tons of crude oil and produces 800,000 tons of ethylene annually.


Kerjaya Prospek bags RM338.8mil contract
thestar.com.my, July 28 2016
Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd has been awarded a RM338.8mil construction contract by Nusmetro Property Sdn Bhd for the main building works of the proposed mixed development project Arte Mont Kiara (Arte MK).
Arte MK, located in KL Metropolis, has a gross development value (GDV) of RM1.2bil. The mixed-development is a joint-venture project between Nusmetro and Naza TTDI Sdn Bhd.Construction works of Arte MK is scheduled to begin in September and will take 38 months to complete. Thus, the French-retro themed project is targeted for completion by October 2019.


LS Industrial wins $16.1 mn railway system deal in Bangladesh

pulsenews.co.kr, July 27,’16
LS Industrial Systems Co. (LSIS), a South Korean electric power systems provider, has won a four-year contract worth $16.1 million from Toma Construction and Max Infrastructure, a joint venture between China Railway Group of China and Toma Group of Bangladesh, to provide an electronic interlocking system for Bangladesh railways.
The deal is a part of the project led by state-owned Bangladesh Railway and supported by Asia Development Bank with an aim to upgrade the outdated 72-kilometer long railway system connecting Akhaura and Laksam along the Bangladesh-India borderline.


dorma+kaba wins contract for Jordan hospital work
meconstructionnews.com, July 27,’16
Swiss access and security provider dorma+kaba has announced that it has won a contract to provide door solutions for the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) expansion project in Jordan.
The company will provide solutions for all doors that are open and accessible to a wide variety of people including patients, doctors, care staff, administrative personnel, visitors and suppliers for the planned expansion.
The King Hussein Cancer Center expansion will consist of an inpatient tower and outpatient building that will double the capacity of the existing centre. It will provide improved, integrated space for patient care, research and education.
The 13-floor inpatient tower will have 182 additional single occupancy patient rooms, an expanded diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy unit, an expanded bone marrow transplantation unit and adult and pediatric specialty ICUs.
It will also have specific floors dedicated to pediatric patient wards and separate floors for adult patient wards. The project is expected to complete in late 2016.


Saipem wins Tangguh LNG work
aogdigital.com, July 27,’16
Saipem has been awarded two contracts for onshore and offshore work in Indonesia on the Tangguh liquefied natural gas (LNG) expansion project. The contracts were awarded by BP Berau as operator of the Tangguh LNG project, on behalf of the other production sharing contract parties.
The first award is for the EPC and installation of offshore facilities, consisting of two unmanned platforms and subsea pipelines. The second contract for the construction of an onshore LNG process train with a liquefaction capacity of 3.8 MTPA, utilities, off sites, an LNG jetty and associated infrastructure, has been awarded to CSTS, a joint operation led by Indonesian EPC Contractor Tripatra with Chiyoda, Saipem and Suluh Ardhi Engineering. Completion of the projects is expected in 2020.


BGC wins Queensland mining contracts worth $114 million

australianmining.com.au, July 27,’16
BGC Contracting has secured contracts worth $114 million to provide mining services at two operations in Queensland. The company has both a $97 million five-year contract at Incitec Pivot’s Phosphate Hill site south of Mt Isa, and a $17 million contract with Resolute Mining’s Carpentaria Gold. The Phosphate Hill contract involves the provision of mining services at the site to feed the onsite ammonium phosphate fertiliser manufacturing plant.
The Carpentaria Gold contract will provide a suite of services to support the recommencement of open-pit mining at Nolans East, in the Ravenswood district south of Townsville in QLD. The 15 month contract will run from August to November 2017, after which the next stage of the Ravenswood Extension Project may be approved.


Ansaldo Energia awarded contracts in Indonesia worth 80 million euros
powermag.com, July 26,’16
Ansaldo Energia has received Notices to Proceed on two contracts signed late in 2015 worth a total of about 80 million euros.
The first covers the supply of two AE94.2 gas turbines and two air-cooled generators with the relative auxiliary systems for the 500MW Grati-Pasuran combined cycle plant in eastern Java. The Customer is Lotte E&C, a member of the consortium that won the international call for tenders issued by PT PLN, the country’s state-owned electricity authority.
The second covers the total refurbishment of a 30 MW geothermal plant located in Kamojang in western Java. Ansaldo Energia is acting as EPC and supplying the geothermal steam turbine and relative air-cooled generator. The customer is PT PLN company Indonesia Power. The two contracts increase the total geothermal output installed by Ansaldo Energia in the area to 270 MW.


Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind project in Australia

powermag.com, July 26,’16
Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2 onshore wind farm in South Australia.
Stage 2 is an addition to the Hornsdale Stage 1 wind farm project, for which Siemens has signed a contract in August 2015. The customer for both wind power plants is Neoen Australia, a business of the French company Neoen.
Installation of the wind turbines is scheduled to begin in December 2016, with the start of operations expected by June 2017. Siemens will then be responsible for service and maintenance of the wind turbines within the framework of a long-term service agreement.


Saxlund selected for Hertfordshire gasification plant

letsrecycle.com, July 26,’16
Development of a 96,000 tonnes-per-year capacity waste gasification plant in Hertfordshire is underway – with Saxlund International selected to construct fuel storage bunkers at the facility.
The £60 million plant, which will be based in Hoddesdon, is a joint venture between Bouygues Energies & Services and specialised investment fund AssetGen Partners.
Construction of the facility has also been part-financed by the Green Investment Bank and its partner Foresight Group, which injected £30 million into the project in March 2015.
Capable of producing 10MW, Bouygues will design, construct and operate the facility for a period of 10 years. The facility is due to begin operations in early 2017 and will source feedstock from ‘local’ commercial and industrial waste businesses.


UGE Secures Contract to Develop Rooftop Solar Project for Nature’s Spring Drinking Water
otcmarkets.com, July 26,’16
UGE International Ltd has been awarded a contract to build a 475 kW rooftop solar project for Philippine Spring Water Resources, Inc. The solar system will be installed at the company’s main facility in MandaueCity, Cebu. The UGE-designed solar PV system will generate approximately 665,000 kWh of solar energy annually. UGE will install and maintain the system over its 25+ year lifetime.


Phoenix Solar secures EPC contract for 19.6 MW Texan solar plant
pv-magazine.com, July 26,’16
Phoenix Solar, a subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG, has been chosen by renewable energy company Apex to engineers, procure and construction (EPC) a 19.6 MW solar plant in Texas, U.S.
The facility, once complete, will provide clean solar energy for the nearby U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, and will be hooked up alongside the Cotton Plains wind plant in Floyd County, which is also being developed by Apex and will deliver low-cost clean energy to the Army base.


MPIC unit bags connector road project
business.inquirer.net, July 26,’16
Manuel V. Pangilinan-led Metro Pacific Investments Corp. has bagged an elevated “connector road” expressway project that will link the northern and southern portions of Metro Manila in Philipines. Metro Pacific unit Metro Pacific Tollways Development Corp to construct the 8-kilometer tollroad, which will cut congestion in traffic-strangled Metro Manila, with completion estimated by 2021. The award will still require the final approval of Public Works Secretary Mark Villar.


HCC bags contract worth Rs 1,749.59 cr from IRCON International, shares rally over 4%
FE, July 26,’16
Hindustan Corporation Company Ltd (HCC) has bagged contract worth Rs 1,749.59 cr from IRCON International Ltd to construct two tunnels and bridge on Katra – Banihal section of Udhampur -Srinagar – Baramulla New BG Railway Line Project.
According to the contract, HCC will construct two main tunnels totaling 12.8 km along with parallel safety tunnels, a 200 m bridge adjoining these two tunnels and a station yard at Basindadhar.


Valmec wins $13m Tonkin Hwy job
au.news.yahoo.com, July 26,’16
Valmec, Energy and Infrastructure Contractor, has won $13 million worth of work for John Holland on a highway project north east of Perth. The contract includes the bulk earthworks and drainage packages on the southern section of NorthLink WA. Valmec’s work on the project begins immediately and is expected to finish in October 2017.
NorthLink WA is a $1.12 billion project involving upgrades to the Tonkin Highway including bridges and flyovers at Benara Road, Morley Drive and Collier Road as well as a 37km link between the intersections of Reid and Tonkin Hwys, north to Muchea.


PNC Infratech bags Rs 233 crore road project in UP
Moneycontrol, July 26,’16
PNC Infratech has been awarded a project involving four laning of Etah to Kasganj road in Uttar Pradesh for a contract value of Rs 232.91 crore. The company received the LoA from Public Works Department, Uttar Pradesh.


Gamesa receives 100MW orders from Orange Renewable

TNN, July 25,’16
Gamesa has received turnkey orders from Orange Renewable, developer and operator of renewable energy projects, for its upcoming wind projects in Maliya, Gujarat and in Gurmitkal, Karnataka.
The company will deliver turnkey solutions for a 40MW project in Gujarat and a 60MW project in Karnataka with the supply of 20 units of G114-2.0 MW T106 and 30 units of G97-2.0MW T104 turbines, respectively. Both the projects are scheduled to be commissioned by March 2017.


Al Jaber lands Dh370m contract to build Jawaher Saadiyat villa complex in Abu Dhabi
thenational.ae, July 25,’16
Al Jaber Building, the house building division of Abu Dhabi-based Al Jaber Group, has been awarded a Dh370m contract to build the Jawaher Saadiyat villa complex. Jawaher Saadiyat will be a gated complex within the Saadiyat Beach District featuring 4-bedroom town houses and 4-6 bedroom villas, as well as a community centre with a multi-use games area, a gym and a kids’ playground.
The project contains a total of 83 homes and was launched during Cityscape Abu Dhabi earlier this year. It will take two years to complete. The contract was awarded by Saadiyat Island’s master developer, Tourism Investment & Development Co (TDIC).


Ahluwalia Contracts surges 5% on construction orders of Rs 473cr
Moneycontrol, July 25,’16
Ahluwalia Contracts (India) has secured orders aggregating to Rs 472.81 crore for construction of institutional, hospital and residential building, including electrical, plumbing and firefighting services in India.
Out of which, Rs 313 crore is for construction of residential complex for National Cancer Institute at Jhajjar Haryana, Rs 115.60 crore for construction of regional centre for National Security Guard at Kolkata and worth Rs 44.21 crore for civil, finishing and plumbing works for Tata Medical Centre at Kolkata.


Amec Foster Wheeler bags contract for refinery upgrade in Indonesia
BS, July 25,’16
Amec Foster Wheeler has received an engineering and project management services contract from PT Pertamina (Persero) and Saudi Aramco for the upgrade and expansion of the 348,000 barrels per day Cilacap Refinery in Central Java.
Over the next nine months, Amec Foster Wheeler will conduct the basic engineering design study, develop the scope for the proposed project and finalise the process configuration and licensors’ packages.
The upgrade of the Cilacap Refinery is part of Pertamina’s Refinery Development Master Plan. It aims to improve Indonesia’s energy security and involves the expansion and upgrade of its domestic refineries, with the overall Cilacap Refinery upgrade project estimated to cost approximately $ 4-5 billion.


SapuraKencana Petroleum wins US$113 (RM461) million Mexico contract
yoursubseanews.com, July 25,’16
SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad’s (SapuraKencana) wholly-owned subsidiary company, SapuraKencana Mexicana S.A.P.I. de C.V., has been awarded a contract with a value of approximately USD 113 million.
The contract is for the procurement and construction of a 36” X 18 KM Sour Gas Pipeline (KMZ – 76) from Platform E – KU – A2 to Platform CA – AJ – 1(J4) in Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico by Pemex Exploración y Producción .


S. Korea wins rare $920 mn contract to run nuclear reactors in UAE
pulsenews.co.kr, July 25,’16
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP), South Korea’s state energy firm, has signed a $920 million deal with Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) to operate four nuclear reactors currently under construction by the Korean firm in Barakah in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
Based on the agreement, KHNP will dispatch a total of 3,000 employees to the Middle East country until 2030 – about 210 every year – starting May, next year. They will be responsible for the operations of four advanced power reactor (APR)-1400 nuclear reactors that are under construction as part of UAE’s project to build its first nuclear power station.


Hill wins $13m hospital contracts in Kuwait
constructionweekonline.com, July 24,’16
Hill International has received a letter of award from Health Assurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman) to oversee the construction of two new hospitals in Kuwait. The three-year contract has an estimated value of approximately KWD3.9m ($13.1m).
These projects involve the construction of two 300-bed secondary care hospitals, staff accommodation buildings and parking facilities. The hospitals will be located in Al Ahmadi and Al Jahra.


Boskalis secures contract for Aberdeen offshore wind farm project
en.portnews.ru, July 23,’16
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded the Offshore Balance of Plant contract by Vattenfall for the construction of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, also known as the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre.
The project will consist of eleven wind turbines with a capacity of 92.4 MW. The contract includes all offshore elements of the wind farm, with the exception of the wind turbine supply. The contract carries a value for Boskalis of well in excess of EUR 100 million.
The scope of the activities for Boskalis includes the design, procurement, fabrication, supply, transportation and installation of eleven suction bucket jacket foundations and scour protection, the procurement, supply, transportation and installation of 66kV inter array and export cables by Boskalis subsidiary VBMS and the provision of the wind turbine transportation and installation vessel.
The offshore project execution is scheduled to commence in September 2017. The foundations and cables will be transported and installed with own assets including a fallpipe vessel, transport barges, a large floating sheerleg crane and a cable laying vessel. The installation of the wind turbines will be carried out with an installation vessel supplied by Boskalis. Completion of the project is expected in the second quarter of 2018.


IL&FS Eng Services wins Rs 532.67 cr Nagpur Metro Rail project

BS, July 22,’16
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has won the Rs 532.67-crore contract from Nagpur Rail Corporation (A Joint Venture of Government of India & Government of Maharashtra). The Project involves construction of seven elevated metro stations, and three at-grade stations (North South Corridor) viz Congress Nagar to Khapri. The Project is to be completed in 110 weeks from the date of issue of LOA.


Technip wins contract for SCT&E LNGs 6.9bn dollar export terminal in US
hydrocarbons-technology.com, July 22,’16
Technip has secured a contract for SCT&E LNG’s proposed $6.9bn LNG export terminal on Monkey Island in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, US. Under the agreement, Technip will provide engineering services that are needed to develop the project including the front end engineering design and support the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission process.
The SCT&E LNG project has total liquefaction capacity of 12 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), which will be achieved through three identical 4mtpa natural gas liquefaction trains, along with utilities, storage, and marine facilities. The contract will be executed by Technip’s operating centre in Houston, Texas, US. The project site is located near the US natural gas intrastate and interstate pipeline systems.


Hydrogenics wins hybrid hydrogen power contract in northeast Thailand
cantechletter.com, July 22,’16
Hydrogenics Corporation has been awarded a contract on the Electricity Generation Authority of Thailand (EGAT)’s Lam Takhong Wind Hydrogen Hybrid Project, along with Phraram 2 Civil Engineering Co., Ltd., which will provide the services required to implement technology supplied by Hydrogenics. Hydrogenics’ portion of the project is projected to be worth approximately €4.3 million.


EMAS CHIYODA Subsea consortium wins USD1.6 billion contract from Saudi Aramco
fairplay.ihs.com, July 22,’16
EMAS Chiyoda Subsea, a joint venture between Singapore’s offshore oilfield service provider Ezra Holdings and Chiyoda Corporation, and India’s Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering, has won a USD1.6 billion contract from Saudi Arabian oil company Saudi Aramco.
The contract will see EMAS Chiyoda and Larsen & Toubro provide integrated EPCI services for the development of the second phase of the Hasbah Offshore Gas field. EMAS Chiyoda’s scope takes up close to 40% of the contract value. Situated off Saudi Arabia, the project is scheduled to be completed over three-and-a-half years.


GE-led consortium wins $117m power plant contract

thedailystar.net, July 22,’16
Bangladesh Power Development Board has awarded a $117 million order to a consortium led by General Electric for repowering of the Unit 3 of Ghorashal power plant. The US-based company (GE) GE has formed the consortium with China National Machinery and Equipment Import and Export Corporation. The project calls for repowering the existing steam turbine—which is run by a gas-fired boiler—by transforming it into a combined cycle power plant.


BS Ltd’s joint ventures bag orders worth Rs 157 cr

TNN, July 21,’16
BS Ltd in JV with Jakson Ltd has won an order form Urja Sanchar Nigam Ltd for the construction of 220kv DC Transmission Line Jasidih-Dumka 80km. The order worth is Rs. 48.99 crore.
It has also won bids aggregating to Rs 41.25 crore, in Joint Venture with Jakson Ltd, from U P Power Transmission Corporation Ltd for Construction of (2X40MVA), 132133 KV Substation Nawabganj (Gonda) and construction of 220t132/33kV S/s Bachrawan Raibareilly and 220t132133kV S/s Amethi Substation.
It has won bids aggregating to Rs 66.81 crore, in Joint Venture with Vihan Enterprises, from MP Power Transmission Company Ltd for construction of 331220 kV Pooling Substation at Badwar along with Associated 220 kV DCDS Transmission line (Route length 3Kms) and for construction of 331220 kV Pooling Substation at Barsita Desh along with Associated 220 kV DCDS Transmission line (Route length 1.5 Kms).
It will also construct 331220 kV Pooling Substation at Ramnagar Pahad along Associated 22O kV DCDS Transmission line (Route length 3.5 Kms). BS Ltd has also bagged orders worth Rs 6.45 crore for Supply of Power Utilities, out of the total tendered Bids worth Rs 134.95 crore.


Suzlon Energy gains 3% on 58.80 MW order win from IPP

Moneycontrol, July 21,’16
Suzlon Energy has won repeat order from leading independent power producer for 58.80 MW capacity wind power project in Madhya Pradesh, India. The project includes 28 units of S97-120 m hybrid towers with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each and is scheduled to be completed by March 2017.
The company will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle which includes wind turbine supply, construction and commissioning as well as operations, maintenance and services of the project for a period of 12 years.


L&T Hydrocarbon-led consortium bags $1.6 billion order from Aramco
ET, July 21,’16
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a fully-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, in consortium with EMAS CHIYODHA Subsea (ECS), a 50:50 joint venture company owned by Ezra Holdings Ltd and Chiyoda Corporation has announced the conclusion of a large EPCI contract from Saudi Arabian oil giant Saudi Aramco. The contract valued at over $1.6 billion is for development of second phase of Hasbah Offshore Gas Field situated off the coast of Saudi Arabia. LTHE’s share in the contract is 60 per cent.
The project is scheduled to be completed over a period of three and half years


Bangladesh awards US$2.5bil coal-fired power project to Malaysia
thestar.com.my, July 21,’16
Bangladesh has awarded a US$2.5bil project to build a 1,320MW coal-fired power plant to Malaysia.Now, a Malaysian consortium will implement the project but it will do a feasibility study first. In 2014, Malaysia and Bangladesh signed a government-to-government memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement the project. The MoU paves the way for the Malaysian consortium to finance and build the power plant in Maheshkhali, Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh with the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).
The Malaysian consortium and BPDB would have equal equity shareholding in the power plant with a concession period of 21 to 25 years. The project would be developed on a non-recourse financing basis and the JV company would sign a long-term power purchasing agreement with BPDB as the sole off-taker of power from the project.
The feasibility study is expected to take place within six to nine months, tender for EPC contract (three-six months), completion of project documentation to achieve financial close (nine-12 months) and construction would take four years. Coal for the project would be sourced from the region – Indonesia and South Africa -subject to the feasibility study.


Tainted company bags contract worth Rs 1275 crore project in Rajasthan
TNN, July 21,’16
SPML Infra in JV with Tata projects have won three contracts worth a total of Rs 1275 crore to install sewerage and waste water reuse systems across 11 cities in Rajasthan. The project is executed under the Rajasthan Urban Drinking water Sewerage and Infrastructure Corporation (RUDSICO).


Serbias Energoprojekt bags 14.7 mln euro road rehabilitation contract in Uganda
seenews.com, July 21,’16
Energoprojekt Holding, a Serbian civil engineering group, has signed a 14.7 million euro contract with the municipal government of Uganda’s capital Kampala, for the reconstruction of 10 urban roads. Under the deal, the company’s subsidiary Energoprojekt Niskogradnja will rehabilitate roads with a total length of 15.5 km and the deadline for project delivery is 20 months.


Canadian firms secure PPA for 80 MW solar project in Nigeria

pv-tech.org, July 21,’16
Nova Scotia Power Development Limited (NSPDL), Canadian Energy Company, has partnered with CDIL, a fellow Canadian renewable energy company with projects focused in Africa, for an 80MW ground-mount solar project in Nigeria.
The 80MW project is to be situated 3.5km from the Dutse substation, in Jigawa State capital at an investment of US$150 million. The project assets are held by special purpose vehicle NSPDL, who are owned by CDIL. According to the latter, the project is in mid-stage development and is expected to reach financial close in 2017.


Royal HaskoningDHV wins Saudi logistics park contract

tradearabia.com, July 21,’16
Royal HaskoningDHV, an international project management consultancy, has been appointed by the Saudi Trade and Export Development Company (Tusdeer) to provide master planning and consulting engineering services for its new state-of-the-art logistics park in Jeddah.
Tusdeer, a leading logistics zone development company in Saudi Arabia, has entered into a public-private partnership (PPP) agreement to develop the 634,000-sq-m Tusdeer Khumra Logistics Park (TKLP) in the Al Khumra district in south Jeddah.
The TKLP’s site plan includes a logistics hub, warehouses constructed to international standards equipped with the capacity for dry and cold storage, container storage and handling and accommodation for workers. As per the deal, Royal HaskoningDHV will provide design, development and utilities solutions for the TKLP.


Honolulu rail agency awards 875M airport station contract

bizjournals.com, July 19,’16
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation has awarded an $875 million contract to build the elevated guideway and stations around the Honolulu International Airport to a trio of contractors from the Mainland. A joint venture of Shimmick Construction, Traylor Bros., Inc. and Granite Construction were awarded the design-build contract for four station and 5.2 miles of elevated guideway near the airport.


FirstGroup wins milestone US rail contract
ft.com, July 20,’16
FirstGroup become the first UK bus and rail operator to run a US passenger rail operation after the company won a contract to run services on the outskirts of Dallas in Texas. It would start operating the “A-train” commuter service between Denton and Lewisville in suburban Dallas from October. The contract runs for nine years, with an option to extend for a further five. The contract was awarded to FirstGroup by the Denton County Transportation Authority, for which the UK company already runs certain bus services.


Monadelphous Group wins Ichthys LNG contract

lngindustry.com, July 20,’16
Monadelphous Group Ltd has said that it has won new contracts and additional works with a combined value of approximately AUS$140 million. Amongst these contracts, the company claims that it has won a contract to provide electrical and instrumentation works with JKC Australia Pty Ltd for the product loading jetty at the Ichthys LNG project’s onshore LNG facilities. These facilities are located in Darwin, the Northern Territory, Australia. The specific value of the Ichthys contract was not disclosed.


SNC-Lavalin wins $12.5M design contract for new Medicago facility in Quebec City
canadianmanufacturing.com, July 20,’16
SNC-Lavalin Inc. has landed a $12.5 million contract to design a new facility for biopharmaceutical company Medicago. To be located within Quebec City’s Estimauville innovation park, the site will be designed to consolidate all of the Quebec-based company’s Canadian operations under one roof, housing office space, research and development as well as commercial production.
Under the agreement, SNC will carry out preliminary and detailed engineering services, procurement of equipment critical to the process fabrication and the complete supply of automation integration services for the 44,000 square-metre facility. The Montreal-based engineering firm expects construction to begin this fall.


Saudi Aramco signs contracts to build $13.3bn Fadhili gas project
gulfbusiness.com, July 20,’16
Saudi Aramco has signed four engineering contracts to build its Fadhili gas processing project. The total project is worth more than $13.33bn and, when completed in 2019, will be the first programme in the kingdom to treat gas from both onshore and offshore fields. The company signed a contract with Saudi Electricity Co and France’s Engie to construct the Fadhili plant, which will produce both power and steam. A contract for work on offshore facilities went to India’s Larsen & Toubro.
The plan for Fadhili includes a 1,500-megawatt power plant, which will use 400 MW of electricity to power the gas project and send the remaining 1,100 MW to the domestic grid. Engie has signed an agreement which will ensure the power produced by the plant will be bought for 20 years.


IFFCO awards Rs 300-crore contract to Essar Projects for fertiliser unit
BS, July 19,’16
Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative (IFFCO) has awarded a Rs 300-crore contract to Essar Projects, for construction of a new phospho gypsum stack at IFFCO’s Paradip unit in Odisha. The project will be completed in two phases. Phase I, valued at about Rs 190 crore, involves completion of approximately 60 percent of the total construction and must be completed in 20 months. The second phase involves construction of the remaining 40 percent and will have to be completed in 10 months.


Ashoka Buildcon bags Rs 2,086 crore projects from NHAI

ET, July 19,’16
Ashoka Buildcon has bagged two contracts valued at Rs 2,086 crore from the National Highways Authority of India in Punjab and Jharkhand. The company has emerged as the lowest bidder for the Rs 1,600 crore 4/6 laning of Kharar to Ludhiana section of NH-95 project in Punjab. The project will be developed on the hybrid annuity model. It has also received Letter of Award from NHAI for 2/4 laning with paved shoulders of Govindpur (Rajgunj)- Chas -West Bengal Border section of NH-32 in Jharkhand on NHDP Phase-IV on EPC mode.


ABB wins orders worth over $300 mn for UHVDC power link in China
greentechlead.com, July 19,’16
ABB has won orders worth over $300 million to supply transformers and other key equipment to enable the world’s first 1,100 kilovolt (kV) ultra-high-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link in China. The Changji-Guquan link will transmit 12,000 MW of electricity over 3,000 kilometers at 1.1 million volts.
The contract covers ABB’s advanced converter transformers and components like bushings and tap changers. ABB will also supply the HVDC converter valves, DC circuit breakers, wall bushings and capacitors as well as provide system design support.


Kerjaya Prospek wins RM214mil construction job for Malacca project
thestar.com, July 19,’16
Kerjaya Prospek (M) Sdn Bhd (KPSB), a unit of Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd, has accepted a letter of award from Apple 99 Development Sdn Bhd to undertake work for The Apple and Courtyard by Marriott development project in Malacca for RM213.75mil.
The contract is for the project’s main building works involving, among others, a 16-storey hotel building with 284 rooms known as Courtyard by Marriott, a 32-storey service suite building with 361 units of service apartments, and an eight-storey podium of car parks.
This is a joint-venture project between garment manufacturer-cum-property developer Yong Tai Bhd and Apple 99. The construction work, which will be undertaken by KPSB, is expected to start on Aug 1, 2016 and is slated for completion on Oct 31, 2018.


Juniper Networks bags 12 new contracts from telcos, PSUs, enterprises this year, says India MD
ET, July 18,’16
Juniper Networks has bagged 12 new contracts from telecom operators, PSUs and web 2.0 companies in the country since the beginning of 2016. The contracts involve transformation of backend networks with IP gear. Earlier, media reported that it has bagged contracts from Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India for the transformation of backend networks. These are multimillion dollar new contracts. It has not disclosed the value and its customer names.


Shree Cement secures coal linkage from SECL in Chhattisgarh

ET, July 18,’16
Shree Cement has won the bid for coal linkages from Coal India subsidiary, South Eastern Coalfields Ltd for 80,000 tonnes annually. The company will get the supply of the dry fuel mainly from New Kusmunda mine in Chhattisgarh for Rs 970 per tonne.
In May, the company said it will set up a clinker plant with 2.8 MTPA capacity at its integrated cement plant in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The investment required for the capacity addition at the 2.6 MTPA cement plant is about Rs 700 crore, which excludes the cost of land and other infrastructure. It will finance the amount through internal accruals and the exercise will be completed by March 2018. Last month, the firm said it has completed the expansion of grinding unit at Aurangabad (Bihar) from 2 MTPA to 3.6 MTPA.


Contract awarded for wastewater treatment plant upgrade

your4state.com, July 18,’16
The $23.7 million contract has been awarded and upgrades are set to begin at Conococheauge wastewater treatment facility. The state mandated upgrade includes reducing the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus entering the Chesapeake Bay.
With upgrading the facility, HRI bridge company from Pennsylvania will be installing BioMag technology, that will not only reduce the levels of nitrogen, but also save money by requiring less infrastructure to be built for the project.
The Conococheauge project is set to begin in September of this year. For the project, the state is paying 60 percent of the cost. For the Winebrenner Wastewater treatment facility project, which is currently under construction, the state is paying 40 percent of the cost.


Vestas receives order for 131MW of wind turbine components in the US
power-technology.com, July 18,’16
Vestas has won a 131MW unconditional order for delivering renewable electricity production tax credit (PTC) qualifying turbine components in the US. As part of the new order, Vestas will supply qualifying components compatible with a large number of varied turbines across the 2MW and 3MW platforms.


DSI bags $61.5m water network contract in Iraq

constructionweekonline.com, July 18,’16
Drake & Scull International (DSI) has been awarded a $61.5m (AED226m) EPC contract for the construction of a water injection network installation project at the Zubair oil field in Basra, Iraq. The contract was awarded by ENI Iraq B.V. (EIBV), a subsidiary of the Italian oil and gas multinational firm ENI S.p.A.
Under the terms of the agreement, Drake and Scull Oil & Gas (DSOG) will oversee the EPC of a gas supply pipeline system to a power plant in addition to water injection systems consisting of flow lines, trunk lines, manifold stations and wellheads hook-up work to enhance oil recovery. Mobilization activity on the project has commenced with a scheduled completion of early 2018.


Hyundai Heavy wins $493M contract for ice-capable NZ tanker

scoop.co.nz, July 18,’16
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, has received a contract to build a $493 million ice-capable naval tanker for the New Zealand Defence Force which is part of an increased emphasis on the country’s strategic interests in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.


Carillion unit wins $311m PDO contract extension

tradearabia.com, July 17,’16
Carillion, the leading construction group, has said that one of its units has won a four-and-half-year contract extension from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) for its integrated facilities management services in Oman. Carillion Alawi, the UK firm’s market leading business in Oman, said as per the £240-million ($311 million) contract, it will provide integrated facilities management services at 12 locations across the sultanate.
Under this contract extension, which will begin this month, Carillion Alawi will continue to focus on delivering safe, cost effective services by driving cost reduction and efficiency through reducing waste, improving productivity and reshaping service delivery.Carillion has also been awarded two contracts by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive to deliver maintenance services for its housing stock, worth up to £366 million over a period of up to 10 years, of which some £60 million was included in the Group’s order book at 30 June. These latest contracts take the total value of new orders and probable orders won by Carillion in the first six months of 2016 to £2.5 billion.


J&P bags Qatar Foundation stadium deal

constructionweekonline.com, July 17,’16
Joannou & Paraskevaides (J&P), Cyprus-based contractor, has bagged the construction contract for the Qatar Foundation stadium. The stadium will have a tournament capacity of 40,000, and as with all proposed 2022 FIFA World Cup venues, will feature innovative cooling technology, which will provide comfortable playing and viewing conditions for fans and players alike. The design of the stadium will see light filtered through complex geometrical patterns, an innovative and unique element of the stadium design, and will be located at Education City.
RFA Fenwick Iribarren Architects is the design consultant for the QF Stadium, while Astad Project Management serves as the project manager.The development of QF Stadium, and the associated Health & Wellness Center, will be overseen by the Qatar Foundation Capital Projects Directorate. Construction is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2019.


ABB wins first order for 15-sec flash charging tech used in electric vehicle
BS, July 15,’16
ABB Group has been awarded orders totaling more than $ 16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public transport operator, and Swiss bus manufacturer HESS, to provide flash charging and on-board electric vehicle technology for 12 TOSA (Trolleybus Optimisation Systeme Alimentation) fully electric buses (e-buses) which will run on Line 23, connecting Geneva’s airport with suburban Geneva. As part of the TOSA project in Geneva, ABB will deliver and deploy 13 flash-charging stations along an urban transit bus route, as well as three terminal and four depot feeding stations.


SPML Infra bags orders worth Rs 1,275 crore from Rajasthan government
ET, July 14,’16
SPML Infra along with its JV Tata Projects has secured three new orders for design and construction of sewerage systems with provision of treated wastewater reuse from the Rajasthan government.
The orders by Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage and Infrastructure Corporation Limited (RUDSICO) for 11 cities in the state are for a total value of Rs 1,275 crore.
The first order of Rs 480 crore is for the development of sewer system in Bharatpur, Gangapur, Hinduan and Churu cities. The second order of Rs 417 crore is for the same in Udaipur, Nagaur, Sujangarh and Baran and the third order of Rs 378 crore is for the development of sewer system in Chittorgarh, Beawar and Bundi.
The scope of work in all the orders is for the design, construction and commissioning of sewage treatment plants (STPs) and sewage pumping stations (SPS) along with sewer networks that will be completed in 24 months with 10 years of operation and maintenance. Thirty-four sewage treatment plants with total capacity of 74.4 MLD will be constructed with latest technology for high-level treatment efficiency.


Rajesh Exports bags Rs 786 crore order from UAE

ET, July 14,’16
Rajesh Exports, the world’s largest gold jewellery maker, has bagged a contract worth Rs 786 crore from UAE to export gold and diamond jewellery and medallions. The order is to be completed by October 15.


PNC Infratech bags hybrid annuity highway project

indiainfoline.com, July 14,’16
PNC Infratech Limited has announced that it has been declared the L1 (lowest) bidder for the project of four laning / two laning with paved shoulders from 0.00 km to 83.453 km of Dausa-Lalsot-Kauthun section of NH-11 A (Extension) in the state of Rajasthan under NHDP IV, on Hybrid Annuity Model for a bid project cost of Rs. 881.0 crores.


Prosernat awarded major EPC project in South America

energyglobal.com, July 14,’16
Heurtey Petrochem has announced that Prosernat has been awarded a very significant project for an oil company in South America. This project concerns works related to a diesel hydrotreater modular plant for a refinery.
The project has started with the launch of its first phase, for a sum of €7 million. This project is divided into several phases, which could have a total estimated value of around €100 million. Heurtey Petrochem will include in its order book the amounts of each phase as the client releases them.
Delivery of the project is scheduled for the end of 2018.


Nordex receives two orders for more than 30 MW in Greece

windpowerengineering.com, July 14,’16
The Nordex Group has obtained two new orders from Terna Energy SA for wind-farm projects in Greece. Altogether Nordex will be supplying eight N100/3300 and two N90/2500 turbines. Both sites are located in a strong-wind region near Athens.
For the Mougoulios wind-power project, Nordex will provide five machines from the N100/3300 series. In addition, the company will equip the Plagia Psiloma wind farm with three N100/3300 and two N90/2500 turbines. It will also assume responsibility for servicing the turbines for at least five years.


Chinese Company Wins Contract for Expansion of Kenyan Road

footprint2africa.com, July 14,’16
The Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA) has awarded China Wu Yi the contract for the upgrade of a section of the Nairobi-Nakuru highway. The 25 kilometre stretch from the James Gichuru Road junction to the Mai Mahiu turnoff will be reconstructed with three lanes on each carriageway expanding the dual carriage A104 to a six-lane highway.
It will include widening of each side of the highway to 10.5 meters; building 44 kilometres of 6 meter-wide service roads; and 3.4 metre- wide non-motorized transport lanes on both sides of the entire length of the highway. The Chinese engineering company will also upgrade 16 kilometres of collector roads connecting to the highway to paved standard.
The reconstruction will include the construction of 13 bridges at interchange locations; 21 pedestrian overpasses; five overpasses; and installation of street lighting on the project road. The KSh16.4 billion/ $161.7 million project will be co-financed by the World Bank and the Kenyan government. KeNHA expects the project to be completed three years after the groundbreaking which will be done following a resettlement action plan for the affected people.


Tractebel awarded contract to modernize Peru’s 1,008-MW Mantaro hydroelectric plant
hydroworld.com, July 14,’16
Tractebel, Global engineering and consulting firm, has been awarded a contract by operator Empresa de Electricidad del Peru S.A. (Electroperu) to upgrade Peru’s 1,008-MW Mantaro hydroelectric plant. The project, located between the Huancavelica and Huncayo provinces in central Peru, has been the country’s largest generating asset since its completion in 1973. The facility is comprised of the 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo and 210-MW Restitution plants and the 180-meter-tall Tablachaca Dam. Further specifics on work to be performed at the plant were not divulged.


GAC wins US warehouse and distribution contract from Pacific Drilling
business-review.com, July 14,’16
Pacific Drilling has selected GAC worldwide subsidiary to manage its warehousing and distribution services of its two offshore rigs in the US Gulf of Mexico.
GAC North America – Logistics will use 181,000ft² foreign trade zone (FTZ) status warehouse space to help Pacific Drilling to offset and reduce their procurement costs and better utilize tooling and inventory.


Shawcor awarded Tuxpan Pipeline coating contract

pipelinesinternational.com, July 14,’16
Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG) has awarded the Shawcor pipe coating group a US$231 million conditional contract for pipeline coating solutions on the Tuxpan Gas Pipeline project. The contract involves coating approximately 690 km of 42 inch pipe with the application of concrete weight coating in a range of thicknesses, and supplying the installation of 5,000 sacrificial anodes. Coating is expected to commence in the beginning of 2017 and complete by the end of 2017.


Bhel wins EPC contract for 1,320MW coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh
business-review.com, July 13,’16
Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (BIFPCL), a JV between National Thermal Power Corporation and Bangladesh Power Development Board, has issued a $1.49bn EPC contract (main plant package) to Bharat Heavy Electricals to build a 1,320MW coal-fired power plant at Rampal of Bagerhat, near the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Backed by funding from Indian Exim Bank, the project construction is expected to commence in three to four months and will be completed in 2019.


Russian company bags Mumbai metro project

in.rbth.com, July 13,’16
A JV between Mosmetrostroy and Hindustan Construction Company Ltd has bagged a Rs 2,523 crore contract to construct part of the underground metro line in Mumbai. The contract involves construction of a 4,072 metre corridor, four underground stations at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Kalbadevi, Girgaon and Grant Road, and twin bored tunnels of a total length of 3,115 metres .The project is to be completed in 55 months.


ACWA Power awards final orders for Khalladi windpower project
power-technology.com, July 13,’16
ACWA Power, Saudi Arabia’s power plant consultant, has awarded final orders to suppliers and contractors for the development of its 120MW Khalladi windpower project in the North of Morocco, valued at $173m.
Located in Jbel Sendouq-Khalladi, the plant is the first project to be built jointly by ACWA Power and ARIF Investment Fund under the Moroccan Renewable Energy Law. The project is part of the Moroccan National Renewable Energy Strategy Windpower plan, which aims to develop 2,000MW of windpower capacity by 2020.


Ashok Leyland targets bigger market share as co bags Rs 450 cr bus orders
firstpost.com, July 13,’16
Ashok Leyland has bagged orders for 3,566 buses from various STUs (state transport undertakings) so far this fiscal and these are to be executed within this year. Besides, the company has to deliver 2,000-odd buses under the JNNURM scheme by March 2017 as per government instructions to STUs.


Dril-Quip Bags $40M Subsea Deal for Indonesia’s Offshore TSB Gas Project
rigzone.com, July 13,’16
Dril-Quip, Inc. has said that its wholly owned subsidiary Dril-Quip Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, has bagged contract in late June to supply subsea drilling and production equipment and related services to Kangean Energy Indonesia Ltd. for the development of the Terang/Sirasun/Batur (TSB) gas fields project located offshore Indonesia. Estimated contract value is $40 million.


American States Utility Services Wins $510M Contract to Maintain Eglin AF Base Water Systems
govconwire.com, July 13,’16
American States Utility Services Inc. has won a 50-year, $510 million contract to operate and maintain the water distribution and wastewater collection systems at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The Defense Department said that the company will perform work in Florida and California through May 31, 2067. The U.S. Air Force will use its fiscal year 2016 through fiscal 2067 operations and maintenance funds to finance the fixed-price, economic-price-adjustment contract. San Dimas, California-based American States Utility Services provides water and wastewater services to military installations across the U.S.


Voith awarded contracts for Belgian pumped-storage, U.S. hydropower project
hydroworld.com, July 13,’16
Germany-based Voith GmbH and its North American subsidiary, Voith Hydro, have been awarded a pair of contracts to perform work at the 1,164-MW Coo-Trois-Ponts pumped-storage plant in Belgium and 955.6-MW Priest Rapids hydroelectric project in the U.S., repectively
Voith’s work at Coo-Trois-Ponts includes the supply of new control and excitation systems, and speed controllers for the facility’s six generating units. The work will take place in phases through 2020. Financial terms of the Coo-Trois-Ponts deal were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, Voith Hydro in York, Pa., USA, has received a US$60 million contract from Grant County Public Utility District for continued site work at the Priest Rapids project near Ephrata, Wash.


City company bags orders worth 716cr this year

TNN, July 13,’16
Fabtech Projects has said that it has bagged fresh orders worth Rs 716 crore this year, so far.
Meanwhile, In the current round, the company has bagged orders to construct a secondary tank farm at Oil India Limited’s Duliajan facility in Assam, set up LPG storage facilities in three different regions of the country, for supply of ‘electrical penetration assemblies’ to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited and an export order to supply static equipments to Dangote Refinery in Nigeria.


Leighton Asia awarded $1.2bn Hong Kong tunnel job

globalconstructionreview.com, July 13,’16
A team led by CIMIC subsidiary Leighton Asia has been awarded a US$1.2bn contract to construct the Tseung Kwan O–Lam Tin Tunnel in Hong Kong. Leighton has a 51% stake in a joint venture with China State Construction Engineering, and the deal is worth an estimated $614m to the company. The contract was awarded by the Hong Kong Government.
The scope of works includes the construction of a 2.2km four-lane tunnel together with associated slip roads, branch tunnels, viaducts and tunnel portal facilities. The works also involve the delivery of two ventilation buildings and an administration building, as well as implementation of all associated building and supporting works. Work starts this month and will take approximately five years to complete.


RPP Infra Projects shines as its arm bags an order worth $10.36 Million
Livemint, July 13,’16
RPP Infra Projects’ wholly owned subsidiary situated in Sri Lank has bagged an order worth $10.36 million for Construction of Cultural Centre at Jaffna. The company has received this order from High Commission of India, Colombo.


Downer wins $400m+ NZ contracts
sbs.com.au, July 13,’16
Downer EDI, an Engineering group, has won New Zealand contracts worth more than $400 million. The projects include a construction contract secured by its joint venture with Soltanche Bachy to build an underground rail link in Auckland.
It did not detail the value of individual awards, but said other wins included a Coastal Otago highway maintenance contract, an alliance to manage the Milford road network and three projects in Christchurch for the earthquake recovery authority.


Conditional OK for $12.9M Falcons stadium bridge contract

ajc.com, July 12,’16
A contract worth nearly $12.9 million to design and build a pedestrian bridge over Northside Drive, connecting the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium to the Vine City MARTA station, will come before the Atlanta City Council next week on the condition that the funding source for the project is identified.
The Council’s Utilities Committee gave conditional approval on July 12,’16 to a resolution authorizing the mayor’s office to execute a contract with Sunbelt Structures (doing business as Georgia Bridge and Concrete) and SD&C Inc. to design and build the bridge. The full Council is to take up the resolution Monday, July 18.
The bridge will be 110 feet long and about 15 feet wide. At the east, stadium end, a ramp will spiral up from a ground-level parking lot to a span crossing over Northside. On the west, MARTA end between Rhodes and Carter streets, another ramp will spiral down to the transit station. The stadium, the future home of Falcons football and Atlanta United soccer, is to open in 2017.


Mahindra Aerostructures bags supply contract from Airbus

FE, July 12,’16
Mahindra Aerostructures, an Indian company, has received a direct manufacturing contract from Airbus Helicopters as a Tier 1 supplier, Airbus. Besides, Airbus Helicopters and Mahindra Defence are in the process of forming a joint venture to target India’s military helicopter programmes such as the Naval Utility Helicopter, the Naval Multi-Role Helicopter and the Reconnaissance and Surveillance Helicopter.


EPC player Fabtech bags orders Rs 734 cr
BS, July 12,’16
Fabtech Projects & Engineers, an EPC company has bagged orders worth Rs 734 crore from various private and public sector companies in oil and gas sector.To name a few, Oil India Limited (OIL) has awarded Rs 433 crore for constructing Secondary Tank Farm (STF) at Duliajan. It has received order of Rs 72 crore for supply of ‘electrical penetration assemblies’ Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and Rs 215-crore orders from various refineries for mounded bullets for bulk storage of LPG.


Artson Engineering receives LoI for order worth Rs 10.40 crore

Indiainfoline, July 12,’16
Artson Engineering has received a LoI for an order at estimated value of Rs 10.4 crore for the scope of process piping and equipment erection for a Chemical Storage Terminal Project in Sharjah, UAE.


Aker Solutions wins Vietnam contract from Idemitsu Oil and Gas

worldoil.com, July 12,’16
Aker Solutions has secured a contract from Idemitsu Oil and Gas Co., Ltd. to provide engineering services for the development of oil and gas resources in the Nam Con Son basin, offshore Vietnam. The nine-month contract is for front end engineering design (FEED) work for the Sao Vang and Dai Nguyet developments in the Idemitsu-operated Blocks 05-1b and 05-1c in the Nam Con Son basin.


OKP Holdings unit wins S$19.3 million contract for infrastructure works in Punggol
straitstimes.com, July 12,’16
OKP Holdings, a mainboard-listed infrastructure and civil engineering company has said that its unit won a S$19.3 million contract for infrastructure works in Punggol. The Eng Lam Contractors unit will be constructing new roads, drains and cycling paths among other things, under a 15-month contract. The contract started July 5 and works are expected to be completed by Oct 4 next year (2017).


Sweco wins important design contract for largest Polish Waste-to-Energy plant in Warsaw
pennenergy.com, July 12,’16
A consortium of Sweco Consulting Poland and Sweco Germany has won the contract for engineering, design architecture and construction-linked advising services for the significant enlargement of a Waste- to-Energy (WtE) plant in Warsaw. The owner of the plant – the Municipal Waste Treatment Agency of the City of Warsaw – selected Sweco in an open public tender procedure.
The WtE plant will be the largest of its kind in Poland. The future plant will process 305,000 tons of waste per year in two new process lines of 265,000 tons and 40,000 tons in an existing line. The associated pre-sorting facility will have a capacity of 30,000 tons per year.
The new lines can produce approx. 148,200 MWh of power per year. In case of co-generation, the plant will produce approx. 101,400 MWh of electricity and 195,000 MWh of thermal energy per year.
Until March 2017, Sweco will prepare the permit for the new plant. Parallel to the concept and permit process, Sweco will also deliver the tender documents for the construction, evaluate the technical offers and support the client in negotiating with contractors.


Thyssenkrupp wins Riyadh Metro deal
tradearabia.com, July 12,’16
Thyssenkrupp, one of the world’s leading elevator companies, has been awarded a contract to design, manufacture, supply, install and maintain 641 elevators and escalators for Lines 1 and 2 of the Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia.
The metro is part of the Riyadh Public Transit System project, one of the largest of its kind in the world. Lines 1 and 2 are the first package of the six-line metro system that will run for a total length of 176 km across the city with 85 stations.
The Riyadh Public Transit System project is owned by the Arriyadh Development Authority and is part of the city’s comprehensive plan for public transport.


Gamesa lands a new order for the supply of 48 MW in China

gamesacorp.com, July 12,’16
Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new order1 from Chinese utility Datang for the supply of 48 MW at Sanlengshan wind complex. The contract entered into with Datang contemplates the installation of 24 G97-2.0 MW turbines at the Sanlengshan complex located in the Liaoning region in north-eastern China. These turbines are due for delivery by the end of the year, which is when the facility is also expected to be commissioned.


AZZ Inc. Announces Contract Award from Sanmen Nuclear Power Company for 550kV Gas Insulated Line in China
prnewswire.com, July 12,’16
AZZ Inc., a global provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets, has announced that it was awarded a second contract from Sanmen Nuclear Power Company to provide two circuits of 550kV 3,150Amp Gas Insulated Line for the Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant located in the Zhejiang Province of China.
Under the terms of the contract, AZZ will provide 5,130 meters of GIL for phase two of the Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant. The contract award is estimated to be valued at greater than $11 million USD and delivery is scheduled to begin in mid-2018.


Keltron bags order worth Rs 133 cr from Kolkata

BS, July 11,’16
Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited has bagged an order worth Rs 133 crore from Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, Kolkata, under their smart governance programme, ‘Amar Sahar’.
The order, bagged through tender process, is for the commissioning and management of data centre solution, implementation of enterprise municipal system (Software) and for supply and installation of servers and system software.


Inox Wind bags 50 MW wind project in Gujarat

BS, July 11,’16
Inox Wind has bagged a turnkey order from Atria Wind Power to set up a 50 MW project in Gujarat. Inox will provide end to end solutions from development and construction to commissioning and providing long-term operations and maintenance services.
The order comprises supply and installation of 25 Inox Wind’s 113 meter rotor diameter turbine combined with the 120 meter hub height tower. The project is scheduled to be commissioned by March 2017.


Toshiba Transmission bags Power Grid, Odisha Power orders

HBL, July 11,’16
Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) has bagged a turnkey order from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. The order is for UHV transformers package to be set up in Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh for operation in November 2017.
Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) has also bagged an EPC contract from Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd to construct a 220kV substation adopting Gas Insulated Switchgears (GIS), also on a turnkey basis.


Spencer Group to design, build pellet facilities at Port of Tyne

biomassmagazine.com, July 11,’16
Lynemouth Power Ltd., which operates Lynemouth Power Station on the Northumberland coast, has awarded a contract to Spencer Group for design and construction of a facility for the handling, storage and rail-loading of wood pellets at the port.
The contract involves design and construction of Tyne Dock, South Shields, where the Port of Tyne recently invested £25 million ($32.49 million) in extending Riverside Quay to support the project. The new facilities will handle up to 1.8 million metric tons annually of wood pellets, offering the capability to meet the full requirements of Lynemouth Power Station.
The Spencer project also includes construction of a control room, workshops, stores and welfare facilities, creating a standalone facility at the port. In addition, Spencer will carry out modifications to the existing rail infrastructure to provide dedicated rail lines to serve Lynemouth Power Station and connect the new facilities to the 11,000-volts mains supply. The work on the project has now begun.


Amec Foster Wheeler wins contract to expand Copler Gold Mine, Turkey
yourmetalnews.com, July 11,’16
Amec Foster Wheeler has announced that it has been awarded a reimbursable EPCM contract by Anagold Madencilik for the Çöpler Sulfide Expansion Project to expand and extend the life of the Çöpler Gold Mine in the Çöpler District, Erzincan Province, Turkey.
Amec Foster Wheeler’s scope of work will include detailed engineering, procurement, construction management services and support during commissioning and performance testing. The Çöpler Sulfide Expansion Project is due for mechanical completion in the second quarter of 2018 and will commence production the third quarter of 2018.


Costain secures second Shetland Gas Plant contract

scottishconstructionnow.com, July 11,’16
Costain has been awarded a contract by Total E&P UK for the construction of a Hydrochloric Acid Dosing Plant at the Shetland Gas Plant. The contract value was not disclosed, includes installation, tie-in, pre-commissioning, and commissioning support.


Sunvalley Solar Awarded New Contract to Build Two Separate 1.1 MW Solar System
prnewswire.com, July 11,’16
Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (SSOL), a leading solar power technology and solar system integration company, has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build two separate 1,107 KW-DC photovoltaic systems for Wreden Ranch Dairy in Hanford, CA.
Each 1.1 MW-DC Photovoltaic System is estimated to produce 2,139,492 KWh annually. Accumulated system size is 2.2 MW-DC and estimated annual generation is 4,278,984 KWh. The system utilizes 6,920 high efficiency 320 watt poly-crystalline solar panels. The total eligible project cost is over 4 million dollars. The installation of this project will start mid 2016.


GR Engineering awarded EPC contract for work on Mungana mine
miningweekly.com, July 11,’16
GR Engineering Services, an ASX-listed engineering design and construction contractor, has entered into an EPC contract with Auctus Resources for the design and construction of completion works associated with the 500 000 t/y Mungana zinc, lead, copper and gold concentrator facility, in Chillagoe, Northern Queensland. Work on this contract, which would be carried out primarily through the company’s Brisbane office, would get under way immediately and was due for completion in April 2017.


Euro Tech Wins $6 Mln Contract to Install Wastewater Treatment, Scrubber Systems in China
consumereagle.com, July 08,’16
Euro Tech Holdings Company, a distributor of water treatment equipment,has said that its subsidiary, PACT Environmental Technology Company, won a contract valued at $6 million from a foreign mobile phone company for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of industrial wastewater treatment and scrubber systems. The systems will be installed at the OEM’s plants in Shanghai, Shenzen, and Zhengzhou in China.


Siemens Awarded Wind Turbine Contract For 324 MW In New Mexico & Texas
cleantechnica.com, July 08,’16
Siemens has been awarded a wind turbine contract to supply 324 MW to adjacent wind projects in New Mexico and Texas. Siemens will provide 141 of its SWT-2.3-108 turbines to Pattern Energy Group, which is developing the 324 MW Broadview Wind project, combining two adjacent wind projects in New Mexico and Texas.
Construction is already underway, and Siemens expects to begin installing the turbines this month. Upon completion, which is expected for the last quarter of this year, Broadview Wind will generate enough clean electricity for approximately 180,000 US homes. Siemens will also provide long-term service and maintenance for the project, including remote monitoring and diagnostic services.


Nila lnfrastructures receives a work order from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
BSE, July 08,’16
Nila lnfrastructures Limited (Nila) has today received a work order from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for the Integrated Slum In-situ Development for P.P.P. Project (Phase-ll) of approximate 80 residential units at Ahmedabad under Urban Development & Urban Housing Department, Government of Gujarat’s Slum Rehabilitation and Redevelopment.
The Project envisages rehabilitating about 80 slum-dwelling families living at Sabarmati, Kailashnagar, Ahmedabad. The total area under the project “4166 sq. mtrs., will be redeveloped in 18 months at a total development cost of approximately Rs. 6.80 crore. As consideration, Nila will get the balance vacant land admeasuring about 2793 sq. mtrs. on additional payment of an estimated premium of Rs. 1.01 Crore.


Lancaster firm wins 3.5m pound contract

inthebay.co.uk, July 08,’16
A Lancaster-based construction group has won a £3.5m contract to develop a sports facility in Kendal. Pinington, based on Aldrens Lane in the city, is about to start work on the clubhouse for Kendal Hornets Rugby Union Club.
The new development on Shap Road, will make it possible for Sainsbury’s to develop a 83,000 sq ft supermarket on the club’s old ground. The new Sainsbury’s development on the former ground will be managed by Morbaine, based in Cheshire.


BGR Energy bags Rs. 2,300-cr contract from APGENCO

HBL, July 07,’16
BGR Energy Systems has bagged an EPC contract from APGENCO for executing Balance of Plant systems and civil works for the Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station, Stage – V (1X800MW) unit – 8 at Ibrahimpatnam in dist. Krishna, Andhra Pradesh. The contract completion period is 36 months from the date of award. The contract value I around Rs.2300 crore.


ITD Cementation Rallies On Rs 2,830 Crore Mumbai Metro Order
profit.ndtv.com, July 07,’16
Continental Engineering Company, a JV between Tata Projects and ITD Cementation, has received a letter of acceptance from Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation for design and construction of underground sections. The total value of the contract is worth Rs 2,830 crore.


MHI Vestas Offshore Wind receives 406 MW order in Denmark

mhivestasoffshore.com, July 07,’16
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from Vattenfall to supply turbines and services for the 406 MW Horns Rev 3 wind power plant off the west coast of Denmark. The order for 49 V164-8.0 MW turbines includes a five year full scope service contract to optimise power production. The V164-8.0 MW turbines – rated with a capacity of 8 MW – have been optimised for the Horns Rev 3 project, utilising a power mode to be able to deliver a maximum output of 8.3 MW, further increasing the value for the customer.


Cuban exile family s firm wins 66M contract to build Guantanamo base school
miamiherald.com, July 07,’16
Munilla Construction Management LLC of Miami, a Cuban-American family firm has won a Pentagon contract to build the U.S. Navy’s new state-of-the-art school at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
The 112,000-square-foot school, with space for 275 pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students, is one of the most expensive to be built by the Department of Defense — $240,000 per school child by a firm whose headquarters is in Miami-Dade County, where a new school costs perhaps $30,000 per student.
The $66 million contract is scheduled to be complete by November 2018.


Kalpataru Power gains 6%, secures new orders of Rs 1900 crore

Moneycontrol, July 07,’16
Kalpataru Power Transmission has bagged a turnkey project for construction of 225 KV transmission line and substation in Republic of Senegal of approximately Rs 1340 crore, which is financed by Exim Bank of India’s NEIA buyer credit scheme.
It has also bagged an another turnkey project for construction of 500 KV transmission line in Islamic Republic of Afghanistan of approximately Rs 575 crore, funded by ADB.


L&T Construction wins Rs 3,598-cr job orders

BS, July 07,’16
Larsen & Toubro has said that its construction arm has won orders worth Rs 3,598 crore across various business segments.
Its heavy civil infrastructure business, along with its partner, PES Engineers Pvt Ltd, has won a major order worth Rs 1,849 crore from the Irrigation and Command Area Development Department of the Telangana government. The project is for the construction of a barrage with radial gates, hoisting arrangements including formation of guide bunds on either side of the barrage across river Godavari at Medigadda, Mahadevapur, in Karimnagar district of Telangana.
The company also bagged Rs 1,043 crore worth of EPC orders under its water & effluent treatment business vertical from the Water Resources Department of Madhya Pradesh and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation of Gujarat.
L&T said building & factories business secured an order worth Rs 394 crore from a reputed IT major for construction of software development blocks, and its power transmission & distribution business has bagged EPC orders worth Rs 312 crore in the international market.


Skipper up 5% on order win in domestic, international market

Moneycontrol, July 07,’16
Skipper has bagged supply of transmission & sub-station towers, distribution poles and steel angles orders in Kenya, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana and Malaysia as well as in the domestic market. The total value of the said order is approximately Rs 100 crore. It has also received approval from Power Grid Corporation of India for its poles division.


Hartek Power bags 330-MW solar projects,on track to hit target
ET, July 06,’16
Hartek Power bagged sub-station orders for 330-MW solar projects across the country in the June quarter. The 330-MW solar EPC orders bagged by the company include 10 sub-station projects of up to 132 KV spread across six states, including Punjab, Bihar, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Hartek Power will provide complete turnkey solutions for these projects and execute post-inverter works covering design, engineering, supply, installation, automation and commissioning of power plant electrification.


JGC Awarded Contract For A Power Plant Construction Project In The Philippines
chemengonline.com,’ July 06,’16
JGC Corp. has announced that with JGC Philippines Inc., its subsidiary in the Philippines, has been awarded a lump-sum turnkey basis contract for the Phase II construction work for a coal-fired power plant construction project planned in the Sarangani Province, Mindanao, Philippines, by Sarangani Energy Corp.
The EPCC contract covers services for the Phase II construction work (105 MW x 1 train) for a coal-fired power plant with a capacity of 210 MW (105 MW x 2 trains). The project is scheduled for completion in April, 2019.


Harris Pye wins Fellside Power Station contract
energyglobal.com, July 06,’16
The Harris Pye Engineering Group has won a turnkey contract from PX Ltd to modify the combustion system at Fellside Power Station in Cumbria to meet the new IED emission requirements of NOX less than 100Mg/Nm3.
It will supply new burners for the auxiliary boiler at Fellside, a new burner management and control system, and undertaking installation and commissioning on this turnkey project. Design is underway.


Downer wins $250m contract extension
news.com.au, July 06,’16
Engineering group Downer EDI has won a $250 million, two-year extension for its mining services contract for Stanwell Corp’s Meandu coal mine in south east Queensland. The contract will now run until June 2020.
Downer has also signed a technical services agreement, worth $2 million, with India’s Adani Enterprises for planning, design and project services at the group’s coal mines in that country.


Essar Projects wins Rs. 85-cr order from IndianOil

HBL, July 05,’16
Essar Projects has announced that it has bagged an order from Indian Oil Corporation to replace its 141 km of pipeline (18—inch diameter) in the Koyali—Viramgam section of the company’s Koyali—Sanganer pipeline. The contract is valued at more than Rs. 85 crore.


NHAI awards Rs 895 crore road project in Rajasthan to L&T

ET, July 05,’16
The NHAI has issued LOA for development of 4-laning of Bar-Bilara-Jodhpur section in Rajasthan under phase IV of NHDP to Larsen & Toubro. The 111 km section connects the western Rajasthan and border area (Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Barmer) to – Ajmer and Jaipur. The stretch will be four-laned at a cost of Rs 895.
The project will have two bypasses, one at Bar (3.25 km) and another at Bilara (6.70 km), 4 flyovers, 3 pedestrian under passes, 4 major bridges and one railway over bridge. The project would be executed on EPC mode and is scheduled for completion in 30 months from the date of commencement.


Larsen & Toubro bags two packages each of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation
ET, July 05,’16
Larsen & Toubro’s joint venture with STEC of China bagged orders worth Rs 5,273 crore, which includes Package 1 (Cuffe Parade-VidhanBhavan-Chuchgate-Hutatma Chowk) and Package 7 (Marol Naka-MIDC-SEEPZ). This will be completed in 48 months.


HCC’S joint venture with MMS, Russia bagged package2 of the third phase of the metro network in Mumbai
ET, July 05,’16
HCC’S joint venture with MMS of Russia bagged the Rs.2,523 crore Package 2 (CST-Metro-Kalbadevi, Girgaum-Grant Road).


J.Kumar’s joint venture with CRTG bagged Package 5 of the third phase of the metro network in Mumbai
ET, July 05,’16
J.Kumar’s joint venture with CRTG bagged Package 5 (Dharavi-BKC Metro- Vidyanagari-Santacruz) and Package 6 (CSIA-Sahar Road-CSA International) worth total Rs 4,935 crore.


DOGUS-Soma JV bagged Package 3 of the third phase of the metro network in Mumbai
ET, July 05,’16
DOGUS-Soma JV bagged the Rs .2,557.84 crore Package-3 (Mumbai Central-Mahalaxmi Metro- Science Museum-Acharya Atrey Chowk-Worli). Meanwhile CEC-ITD CEM-TPL consortium has bagged the Rs.2830.10 crore Package 4 (Siddhivinayak-Dadar Metro-Shitladevi).


Dilip Buildcom bags contracts for all 3 phases of Zuari bridge

heraldgoa.in, July 05,’16
Dilip Buildcon Limited will construct the entire stretch of the Zuari bridge from Siridao to Verna in Goa, India. It has bagged the first phase of the project for Rs 900 cr (including the main bridge), has also bagged the other two phases from Cortalim to Verna and Siridao to the bridge. Dilip Buildcon has joined hands with a Ukrainian-based company, Mostobudivelnyi Zahin Limited (MBZ), to construct the cable-stayed bridge. The project is to be completed in 36 months.


L&T bags export orders worth Rs 480 crore

ET, July 05,’16
Larsen & Toubro through its joint venture companies L&T-MHPS Boilers Private Ltd (LMB) and L&T-MHPS Turbine Generators Private Ltd has bagged export orders worth nearly Rs 480 crore from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd through its two joint venture (JV) firms.
LMB contract includes supply of pressure parts for 2 x 1000 MW power plant in Indonesia and contains furnace header, panel, coils and piping.LMB is currently executing nine export orders for the supply of pulverisers and pressure parts for various MHPS projects in Japan and Indonesia.


HCC bags Rs 2,523 crore contract from Mumbai Metro III, shares surge 9%
FE, July 05,’16
Hindustan Construction Company JV with MMS Russia bagged a contract worth of Rs 2,523 crore from the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation. The contract is for construction of 4,072 meter corridor of the underground metroline including four underground stations at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Kalbadevi, Girgaon and Grant Road and twin bored tunnels of total length of 3,115 m. The project is to be completed in 55 month.
This is part of the Line 3 of the Mumbai Metro from Colaba to SEEPZ. When completed, the 33.50 km long line with 26 underground and one at-grade station will be the first underground metro line in Mumbai.


MRT Corp awards over RM20b worth of contracts for SSP line as of June
astroawani.com,’July 04,’16
Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) has awarded over RM20 billion worth of contracts to build the Sungai Buloh-Serdang Putrajaya (SSP) Line.Out of the 72 packages, MRT Corp has awarded 16 – seven advanced works package; four viaduct work packages; two designated contractor/supplier packages and one each for depot work package, system work package and underground work package.


Alstom wins 40m euro Chengdu Metro contract in China

railway-technology.com, July 04,’16
French company Alstom has been selected to provide traction systems for 288 metro cars, which will be circulated on Chengdu Metro’s new Line 3 in China. Line 3 is currently being built in three phases and the €40m deal will be put towards phases 2 and 3, which are expected to start trial runs in 2018. Alstom will provide the metro traction system OptONIX, which is specifically designed and developed for the Chinese market via joint venture Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment (SATEE).


Skanska Awarded Medical Facility Contract in Evansville

cpexecutive.com, July 04,’16
The Multi-Institutional Academic Health Science and Research Center in Evansville is finally underway. This comes as a result of Evansville HealthRealty recently awarding the construction contract for the healthcare project to Skanska USA Civil. The contract valued at roughly $41 million. The estimated economic impact of the project stands at $350 million by the year 2025, and the total financial package approved by local authorities stands at $52 million.
Located in downtown Evansville, the four-story facility is slated to offer roughly 140,000 square feet of space. Once completed, the construction will feature a 25,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art simulation center, while other capabilities will include a dental clinic, amphitheater, clinical research area, teaching rooms, offices and surface parking.
The facility will house the Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville campus, while the University of Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana are also set to conduct medical education programs at the new center. Completion has been slated for February 2018.


Schlumberger offshoot wins Egypt offshore contract

arabianoilandgas.com, July 03,’16
OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, has been awarded an EPC contract in Egypt for the newly discovered Zohr offshore gas field. As per the contract, from Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) and totalling more than $170mn, OneSubsea will supply the subsea production systems for the first stage of the Zohr gas field, located in the Shorouk Concession.
The award follows an accelerated FEED study by OneSubsea in which a multidisciplinary team collaborated with Eni and Petrobel to develop the subsea equipment architecture and control system to validate handling of high gas volumes, considering reservoir characteristics and subsea equipment specifications.
The scope of the contract includes six horizontal SpoolTree subsea trees, intervention and workover control systems, landing string, tie-in, high-integrity pressure protection system, topside and subsea controls and distribution, water detection and salinity monitoring provided by the AquaWatcher water analysis sensor, and installation and commissioning services.


Kilburn Engineering bags Rs 27 cr orders for process equipment

BS, July 01,’16
Kilburn Engineering Limited, a supplier of process equipment to various industries, has received two export orders of Rs 14.70 crore and Rs 10.30 crore, respectively. The company will supply 31.5 TPH fluid bed dryer for polyvinyl chlorde (PVC) and annuli riser skids for onshore shale gas exploration to its overseas client. It has also bagged a domestic order worth Rs 2.30 crore for other drying equipment.


DB Regio signs Erzgebirge Diesel Network contract

railjournal.com, July 01,’16
DB Regio subsidiary DB RegioNetz Verkehrs (Erzgebirgsbahn) has been awarded a three-and-half year direct-award contract by Central Saxony Transport Authority (ZVMS) to operate the Erzgebirge Diesel Network.
The contract covers the operation of 1.9 million-train km annually on three routes in the Erzgebirge region south of Chemnitz, including:
(a) Chemnitz – Annaberg-Buchholz – Cranzahl (b)Chemnitz – Olbernhau Grünthal (c) Zwickau – Aue – Johanngeorgenstadt.
The contract will run from December 2017 to June 2021 and will use the existing fleet of Siemens class 642 DMUs. DB plans to convert 13 of these trains to hybrid power with battery storage as well as diesel engines.
A tender for the services was underway when DB Erzgebirgsbahn made an offer to operate the service at the pre-existing contract price; ZVMS judged that this was likely to represent better value than continuing with the tender process and therefore agreed to a direct award contract.
Services from Chemnitz to Aue are not included in the new contract as these will be partly replaced between Chemnitz and Thalheim by City Bahn Chemnitz tram-trains from 2018.


Salini Impregilo to build $3,9 hydro power plant in Tajikistan

russianconstruction.com, July 01,’16
Salini Impregilo, an Italian construction company, will build Rogunskaya Hydro Power Plant in Tajikistan for $3,9 bln. According to the statement, an agreement on cooperation between JSC Rogunskaya Hydro Power Plant and Salini Impregilo S.p.A was signed on the 1st of July. A total capacity of first two aggregates of the station will amount to 800 MW.


Aibel wins E&P contract for Greater Enfield project

energyvoice.com, July 01,’16
Aibel has been awarded an exploration and production contract for modifications on Woodside Energy’s floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel off Western Australia used in its Greater Enfield project. The FPSO will undergo modifications to the topsides, hull and turret, along with the installation of a new custom water flood module.
The contract includes detailed marine and topsides engineering and procurement services as well as commissioning services. The contract is expected to begin early this month and is expected to be completed by January 2019.


Alpha Completions oup wins Gulf of Mexico contract with Hess
splash247.com, July 01,’16
Alpha Completions Group, a Houston-based oil services company, has landed a contract with New York-based driller Hess Corp for work on a $6bn deep-water oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Alpha will provide a full range of commissioning services for the Stampede rig offshore Louisiana.
The Stampede field is estimated to contain between 300m and 350m barrels of oil equivalent. The Stampede project will require six subsea production wells and four water injection wells all tying back to a tension leg production platform.


Chinese firm wins yet another lucrative project

standardmedia.co.ke, July 01,’16
China Wu Yi Construction Company Limited, a Chinese engineering firm and the main contractor for Thika Super-highway, has been contracted to build the Garsen-Witu-Lamu road at a cost of Sh10.4 billion. The project would commence in three weeks. It is not clear when the project would be completed.
China Wu Yi has won over private sector players too. One such project is construction of a shopping mall in Meru at a cost of Sh3.7 billion. The ministry also awarded contract for the construction of Narok-Sekanani Gate (C12) road in Narok. Work on this Sh2 billion, 82-km road project would also commence in three weeks.


Stefanutti wins hotel contract
iol.co.za, June 30,’16
The construction contract valued at about R625 million including VAT for the final phase of the R870m Houghton Hotel has been awarded to listed construction group Stefanutti Stocks.
The final phase comprises the construction of a luxury 143 room and suite hotel and residential club overlooking the Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. The earlier phases comprised the development of 210 luxury apartments, The Houghton on 12th and The Houghton on 7th, which were sold for a total of more than R2 billion.
The earliest stages of construction had already been completed, with bulk earthworks, natural support and piling all installed. The hotel will have 55 rentable hotel rooms and six suites plus 82 serviced hotel suites that would be sold. Rentable accommodation will be offered in three different room types, ranging in size from 50m2 to 145m2. The serviced hotel suites will range in size from 90m2 to a penthouse of up to 790m2.


Gayatri Projects bags Rs 306 cr road project

Moneycontrol, June 30,’16
Gayatri Projects has bagged a Rs 306-crore order from the Centre for four-laning of a highway on the Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu border. The order is for rehabilitation and up gradation of NH-4 from km 133.36 to km 179.59 (Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu border to Nalagampalli Village) to four-lane with paved shoulder in the state of Andhra Pradesh on EPC basis.


Vestas bags 26-MW turbine order in Turkey
renewables.seenews.com, June 29,’16
Vestas Wind Systems A/S has received a 26-MW order from an affiliate of Yildirim Group for a project in Balikesir, eastern Turkey. Under the terms of the contract with Elfa Elektrik Uretim AS, Vestas will supply and install eight of its V126-3.3 MW wind turbines. The agreement includes a 10-year AOM 4000 service contract. Vestas expects to ship the machines during the third quarter of the year, while commissioning is scheduled for the final quarter of 2016.


FM Conway wins 56m pound contract for East Sussex highways work
highwaysmagazine.co.uk, June 29,’16
FM Conway has secured its first ever contract with a county council after bagging a £56 million deal to deliver highways surfacing work for East Sussex County Council.
The contract is a seven-year agreement worth £8m per annum, which commenced on 1 May 2016. FM Conway will operate as a sub-contractor to the Costain/CH2M joint venture, which was confirmed as the main contractor for East Sussex’s highways services contract earlier this year.
The contract will see FM Conway delivering resurfacing, maintenance and machine patching projects, working closely with the Costain/CH2M JV. The business has also secured a one-year contract to provide gully cleansing across the county.


Turkish Anel Mepa wins $66m Doha metro project deal

raillynews.com, June 29,’16
Turkey-based Anel Mepa has been awarded a $66.5m building automation and management and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contract for the Red Line of Doha Metro project. The company has received a letter of conditional award from main contractor FCC-Yuksel-Archirodon-Petroserv JV.
The scope of work includes heating and cooling, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing, fire protection and alarm, building automation and management, testing and commissioning and electrical panel systems and lighting automation works of Red Line South Elevated and At Grade Project. The work, which is part of Qatar Integrated Railway Project, is due to be completed in the last quarter of 2017.


Morgan Sindall bags 39.5m Bournemouth Uni project

constructionenquirer.com, June 29,’16
Morgan Sindall is set to design and build a flagship building in partnership with Bournemouth University to train the next generation of healthcare workers. The Morgan Sindall is in advanced discussions with the university on the final plans for the development.
The facilities will be used to train nurses, midwives and paramedics as well as other health professionals and researchers. The development site will be situated at Lansdowne and provide over 100,000 sq ft of new academic space which will be accessible to all Bournemouth University students and the local community.
The firm was appointed through the Southern Construction Framework, available to all public bodies in the South of England to procure major building works.


Alstom consortium wins $2.9 bln contract to expand Dubai Metro
thepeninsulaqatar.com, June 29,’16
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a $2.89 billion contract for a consortium led by France’s Alstom to expand Dubai’s metro system.


Fulcrum wins 1.4m pound gas pipeline contract in partnership with British Gas
bdaily.co.uk, June 29,’16
Fulcrum Utility Services Limited, the Sheffield-based independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, has secured a significant new gas pipeline contract in partnership with British Gas.
The £1.4m contract for Fulcrum will see the installation of over two kilometres of gas pipeline infrastructure to a new manufacturing plant in the north east of England.
Fulcrum will adopt, own and operate the pipeline after its construction, adding it to the company’s growing asset base. Work is scheduled to start in late summer 2016.


Wartsila supplies 161 MW Flexicycle power plant to Saudi Arabia
Indiainfoline, June 28,’16
Wärtsilä has signed a major EPC contract to supply a 161 MW Flexicycle (combined cycle) power plant to Yamama Cement Company in Saudi Arabia. In addition to the EPC contract, a 5-year operation and maintenance management agreement and a 10-year spare parts supply agreement have also been signed.
The power plant includes ten 18-cylinder Wärtsilä 50 dual-fuel engines and a steam turbine. The value of the order is approximately EUR 115 million. The power plant will be delivered in four phases. The first part is estimated to be delivered by the end of 2017 and the complete plant is scheduled to be handed over during the second quarter of 2019.


Kier wins contract for 25m Mackintosh Building restoration

constructionnews.co.uk, June 28,’16
Kier Construction has been chosen for full restoration of Mackintosh building, which was badly damaged in a fire in May 2014. Works will be split into two phases and will include the refurbishment of the fire damaged stonework and the replacement of the roofs over the east and west wings of the building. Initial works have already begun, with the main upgrades starting in 2017.


Wood Group wins Brazil offshore contract
bbc.com, June 28,’16
Aberdeen-based oil services firm Wood Group has won a multi-million dollar contract to develop a platform off the coast of Brazil. It will provide South Atlantic Holding with engineering, design and procurement services for wellhead platform C in the Peregrino field. South Atlantic Holding is 60% owned and operated by Statoil.


Tutor Perini Wins $100 Million Casino Expansion

sfvbj.com, June 28,’16
Tutor Perini Corp. in Sylmar has won a $100-plus million contract to build a hotel at Maryland’s largest casino. Tutor’s subsidiary, Tutor Perini Building Corp., will construct a 17-story, 310-room luxury hotel and event center at the Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover, Md. for the Cordish Cos. of Baltimore. The project is underway and Tutor said it expects to finish most of the work in late 2017.


A2Z Infra Engineering gallops after securing order from Uganda Ministry
Indiainfoline, June 28,’16
A2Z Infra Engineering Ltd has informed that a contract has been awarded from Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development on June 23, 2016 for design, supply and construction of MV lines and associated low voltage network in various project areas along Kawanda Masaka 220KV Transmission line. Approximate contract price is USD 3.84 million.


MBL Infra bags Rs 779 crore road project from NHAI

ET, June 27,’16
MBL Infrastructures Limited has bagged a Rs 779 crore road project from National Highways Authority of India. The project has been issued on DBFOT hydbrid annuity basis for six-laning of the greenfield proposed Udaipur bypass in Rajasthan. (Package IV under NHDP phase V).


L&T bags construction jobs worth Rs 2,416 crore in June

ET, June 27,’16
Larsen & Toubro has bagged construction orders worth Rs 2,416 crores in June 2016.
These orders include jobs for construction of buildings and factories worth Rs 1,165 crores. It has bagged the contract from a “leading developer” for construction of two residential buildings in Mumbai. It has also bagged another order for a mixed used property in Kolkata.
L&T said it has bagged orders worth Rs 1,120 crores in the domestic and Middle East markets from the power transmission and distribution sector. The company also won orders worth Rs 131 crores from RajCOMP Info Services, a government of Rajasthan undertaking, for establishing and commissioning command and control centres at Bikaner, Bharatpur and Jodhpur cities under the surveillance and incident response project.


Siemens bags Rs 570 crore order from Power Grid Corporation of India
ET, June 27,’16
Siemens has bagged an order worth Rs 570 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India for design, engineering, supply, civil, installation, testing and commissioning of STATCOMs at four substation locations of PGCIL: Ranchi, Rourkela, Kishenganj and Jeypore across the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.


Wartsila bags order to build two vessels for Adani

ET, June 27,’16
Wartsila has won an order to build two new 8000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers for Adani Group. The scope of order comprises two 8-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the first vessel and two 7-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the second one. In addition, the company will supply a super trident sewage treatment plant with vacuum generation for both vessels. This will be the first dredger in the end of 2017.


Wison Engineering awarded EPC contract for EOEG in Saudi Arabia
youroilandgasnews.com, June 27,’16
Wison Engineering has won an EPC contract for an ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol project in the Middle East recently. According to the contract, Wison Engineering will be responsible for the expansion of the EOEG facilities and auxiliary units. The project is scheduled to be mechanically completed in Q3 of 2017. The project kick-off meeting has recently been held at the Shanghai Headquarter of Wison Engineering.


TGC bags Dh1 billion Mira Oasis contract
khaleejtimes.com, June 27,’16
Trojan General Contracting (TGC) has announced that it has been awarded a Dh1 billion contract for the construction of the Mira Oasis townhouses in the second phase of the Reem, a master planned neighbourhood in Dubai.
The second phase of the Mira Oasis community will consist of 1,393 units and is divided into 3 plots that will comprise of fully fitted contemporary townhouses stylishly designed with a choice of courtyard living. Construction of the Mira Oasis Townhouses commenced in June 2016 and is anticipated to reach completion by the end of 2018.
Reem, a large-scale residential project by developer Emaar Properties, is one of the most sought-after communities in Dubai, defined by several exotic features including a desert botanical park, sand surfing and camel riding trails, go karting track, dune buggies, rock climbing wall, cricket pitch, soccer field, and a skate park.


Vestas bags 30MW in Vietnam
renews.biz, July 27,’16
Vestas is to supply and commission 15 V100 2MW turbines for Tan Hoan Cau Joint Stock Corp’s 30MW Huong Linh 2 wind farm in Quang Tri province in North Vietnam. It expects to deliver the units in late 2016, with commissioning in early 2017.The order also includes a five-year active output management 4000 service contract and Scada VestasOnline Business monitoring and preventive maintenance.


Doosan Heavy bags 220 bln-won deal for desalination plant

koreaherald.com, June 27,’16
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., has clinched a 220 billion-won deal from the Iran-based Sazeh Sazan to build a desalination plant. The plant will process 200,000 tons of sea water into fresh water a day. The company also do operating and maintenance work for 12 years.


Jyoti Structures bags order worth US$ 50 mn

Indiainfoline, June 27,’16
Jyoti Structures has said that its African subsidiary, Jyoti Structures Pty Ltd, has received a US$ 50 million transmission line contract from ESKOM, a South African electric utility. The turnkey contract is for Masa – Ngwedi 765 Kv and Medupi 400 Kv transmission lines. The contract is to be executed in 19 months.


Abans subsidiary bags order worth Rs 592 crore from ONGC

BS, June 25,’’16
Aban Offshore Limited has received a Firm Letter of Award from ONGC for the deployment of the Drillship Aban Abraham for a firm period of two years. The estimated value is around Rs 592 crore. The deployment is expected to commence during the fourth quarter of calendar year 2016.


FCC-Astaldi-Convensa venture wins EUR 584m contract for rail rehabilitation works in Romania
think-railways.com, June 25,’16
Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager CFR SA has awarded FCC-Astaldi-Convensa venture a EUR 584 million contract for rehabilitation works on Gurasada – Simeria railway (Section 3), segment of Frontiera (Border) – Curtici – Simeria railway section, part of the pan-European Corridor IV.
Funding for this project is provided under the Large Infrastructure Operational Programme (POIM) 2014-2020, contributing to the objective concerning the modernization of the northern branch of rail Corridor IV connecting Curtici – Brasov – Constanta, as well to achieving the planned absorption of EU funds. Gurasada – Simeria rail segment has a length of 40,883 km and is part of 614 Km – Radna – Simeria rail section.


Su-Kam to install 1 Megawatt (MW) Grid Tie Solar Power Plant at the Head Office of Chennai Metro Rail Ltd
thehansindia.com, June 25,’16
Su-Kam Power Systems has bagged a project to install a 1 MW Grid Tie Solar Power Plant at the Head Office of Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. The state of the art 1 MW Grid tie solar Photovoltaic system on the rooftop shall generate over 5000 units of electricity/day, thereby helping the head office, CMRL to save over Rs. 1,12,00,000 lakh rupees in electricity consumption annually! The entire system comprises 20 Nos. of 50 Kw Grid Tie String inverters fitted with 3200 Nos. of 315Wp solar panels.


John Holland wins early works contract for Melbourne metro

theconstructionindex.co.uk, June 24,’16
John Holland has won a contract for preparatory works for the AU$10.9bn new metro in Melbourne, Australia. The early works contract includes excavation of major shafts in the centre of the city as part of preparations for the tunnel and five new underground stations. It will involve excavation of huge open shafts adjacent to Swanston Street to enable the underground construction of the two new city stations. It will involve excavation of huge open shafts adjacent to Swanston Street to enable the underground construction of the two new city stations.
Other works in the package include the relocation and protection of up to 100 utilities, including gas, power and telecommunications services, and a 120-year-old brick main sewer line. These works will start within weeks, with work on the stations shafts to begin next year, following the conclusion of the environmental process currently under way and formal planning approval for the project.


ARSS Infrastructure Projects Limited

Moneycontrol June 25,’16
ARSS Infrastructure Projects Ltd has informed that a work order amounting to Rs. 44.04 crores namely Jagdalpur -Koraput Doubling Project– Execution of earthwork in formation, minor bridges, protection works and other allied works from Km. 263.300 to Km.223.500 of Kotpar Road (excluding) – Charamula kusumi (including) – Khadapa (including) – Dhanapur (including) – Jeypore (including) – Chatariput (including) section in connection with KK line doubling of WAT Division, East Coast Railway is awarded by East Cost Railway in favour of its JV i.e. ARSS-BMS.


POSH Bags Shell FLNG Contract
marinelink.com, June 25,’16
Singapore’s offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH) has been awarded a contract to support Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility using its semi-submersible accommodation vessel the “POSH Arcadia”.
The 750-pax POSH Arcadia will be deployed to provide accommodation support for the hook-up and commissioning phase of the Shell Prelude FLNG Project in the Browse Basin, off the north-west coast of Western Australia.


FLSmidth wins plant order in Tamil Nadu

globalcement.com, June 24,’16
FLSmidth has signed a contract with Larsen & Toubro Limited for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a complete cement production line with a capacity of 3000t/day. The plant will be located in Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu. The end client of the project is Tamil Nadu Cement Corporation Limited and the order will be delivered over the next 16 months.
The order includes a complete range of equipment from crushing to the packing plant: ATOX® 35.0 vertical mill for raw grinding, ATOX® 20.0 vertical mill for coal grinding, Pyro Processing System with low-NOx ILC calciner, FLSmidth Cross-BarTM CB10 x 40 cooler and a UMS 5.0 x 15.0 ball mill for cement grinding. FLSmidth’s supply also includes equipment from product companies of FLSmidth, such as planetary gear units for vertical mills from FLSmidth MAAG Gear, bag filters and an electrostatic precipitator from FLSmidth Airtech, packing plant from FLSmidth Ventomatic, a control system and plant automation from FLSmidth Automation and weighing and metering systems from FLSmidth Pfister.


Optimarin Wins 15-Unit Ballast Water Treatment Contract

oilpubs.com, June 24,’16
Optimarin has secured a contract for ballast water treatment systems for 15 vessels due to be built by for Topaz Energy & Marine. The vessels, of Vard 9 21 design, are specialized module carriers, and will be constructed at two yards in Romania – Vard Braila and Vard Tulcea – and one in Vietnam, Vard Vung Tau. Optimarin will deliver its UV-based Optimarin ballast systems to the yards between the fourth quarter of 2016 and fourth quarter of 2017.


Vivocom secures another two contracts amounting to RM37.8 mln
theborneopost.com, June 24,’16
Vivocom’s construction arm, Vivocom Enterprise Sdn Bhd,has received LoA for a RM25 million construction project from Kiara 5 Development Sdn Bhd to be Turnkey Contractor for the construction of a block of 19 units low density apartment at Kampung Kayu Ara, Mukim Sungai Buloh, Selangor.
Meanwhile, its manufacturing division spearheaded by Neata Aluminium (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd had separately received and accepted a LOA amounting to RM12.8 million from Lim Hoo Seng Construction Sdn Bhd for the design, fabrication, supply, delivery and installation of aluminium and glazing works for a 41-storey serviced apartment block located at Lot 256, Seksyen 63, Lorong Stonor, Kuala Lumpur.


Japan’s Kubota wins waterworks order in Bangladesh

asia.nikkei.com, June 24,’16
Kubota, a Japan firm, has secured an order worth $107 million to supply and install 68km of water pipes in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The deal was won jointly by Kubota Construction and Kolon Global, a midtier South Korean construction firm. Construction is to begin this summer, with completion set for summer 2019. Kubota will ship cast-iron pipes with diameters of 110cm to 120cm from a factory in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture.


Omax Autos bags order for supply of Railway parts from Indian Railways
Indiainfoline, June 23,’16
Omax Autos Ltd has announced that Railway Division of the Company has successfully secured order for supply of Railway parts from Indian Railways for order value estimated between Rs. 90-100 crores.


Midas unit wins 4 contracts worth RMB3.3 billion

theedgemarkets.com, June 23,’16
Midas Holdings’ 32.5% JV company, CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport Co., has won four metro and tramway contracts totaling RMB3.3 billion million in China.
The first contract, worth RMB1.88 billion, was awarded by Suzhou Rail Transit Group Co. for Suzhou Rail Transit Line 3, with delivery slated between 2018 and 2019. The second contract, worth RMB640 million, was awarded by Hangzhou Metro Group Co. for Hangzhou Metro Line 2 phase 2 with delivery scheduled from 2016 to 2017.
Honghe Prefecture Modern Tram Co. was awarded the third, worth RMB630 million, for Diannan Centre City Tramway project, with delivery scheduled from 2016 to 2017. The fourth, worth RMB150 million, was awarded by Suzhou New District Tramway Co. for the Suzhou National New & Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone Tramline 1 extension, with delivery slated from 2016 to 2017.


Diamond Power bags an order worth Rs 57 crore

Livemint, June 23,’16
Diamond Power Infrastructure has received an order worth Rs 57 crore for supply of conductor and cables. Earlier on December 2015, the company had received an order from Powergrid NM Transmission for the supply of Conductors for 765 kV D/C Nagapattinam – Salem Transmission Line associated with Nagapattinam Project under TBCB route vide award amounting to Rs 43 crore.


KEC International gains on order win worth Rs 1036 crore

Moneycontrol, June 23,’16
KEC International’s transmission and distribution business has received an order worth Rs 666 crore in Middle East and in America. The cable segment of the company has secured orders of Rs 53 crore for supply of power cables and telecom cables. The railway business of the company has got an order worth of Rs 317 crore from Rail Vikas Nigam.


Unipetrol awards Talke contact to build logistics facility for polyethylene unit
BS, June 22,’16
The Czech petrochemical corporation Unipetrol, a subsidiary of Polish Orlen group, has awarded Germany’s Talke a contract for the engineering and construction of a logistics facility at its location in Litvinov. The contract, worth about $ 29 million is part of new polyethylene unit project (PE3). The overall PE3 project costs are estimated at about $ 355 million.
The project includes the construction of a battery of 40 storage silos with a total capacity of 16,000 tonnes, the extension of an existing packaging hall, the installation of suitable machinery for bag filling, pallet packaging and truck loading. Also, the pneumatic conveying system for the transfer of product from the production site to the storage silos as well as new offices, cloakrooms and social facilities for the new logistics terminal are subject to the contract.


GIPCL wins e-Reverse auction bid for 40 MW solar project

Indiaonfoline, June 22,’16
Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd (GIPCL) has informed that the company has emerged as successful bidder in the e-Reverse auction for selection of bidder for 40 MW solar power project in GujaratSolarPark, Village Charanka under National Solar Mission Phase-II, Batch IV.


KBR Awarded Engineering, Procurement and Construction Services Contract for Monroe Energy’s Ultra-Low-Sulfur Gasoline Project
marketwired.com, June 22,’16
KBR, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide EPC services to Monroe Energy for the company’s Tier 3 Ultra-Low-Sulfur Gasoline (ULSG) Project at Monroe’s Refinery in Trainer, PA.Under the terms of the contract, KBR will execute EPC services to relocate and reconstruct an idle 60,000 Barrels per Day SCANfining unit from another facility to Monroe’s Refinery. The work is expected to be completed next year with a planned start-up of the unit in 2017.


GAIL awards Rs 550-cr contracts for Urga Ganga pipeline

BS, June 22,’16
GAIL India Limited has awarded Rs 550 crore worth of pipeline contracts for laying part of ‘Urga Ganga’ gas pipeline from Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh to Haldia in West Bengal. Pipe contracts have been awarded to four companies for a 341 km stretch.The Line Pipes for which the orders have been placed will be used in the Phulpur-Dobhi (Bihar) section of the pipeline.Orders for the pipes have been placed on Jindal Saw, MAN Industries (India), Essar Steel India and China’s Zhongyou BSS (Qinhuangdao) Petropipe Co Ltd.


Siemens bags Rs 83 crore order from Indian Railways

BS, June 22,’16
Siemens Ltd has won an order worth approximately Rs 83 crore from Indian Railways’ Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, for designing, supply and installation of 40 alternating current (AC) traction systems for dual cab high horsepower diesel engine locomotives.


Tata Power’s renewable arm bags 30 mw solar power project in Maharashtra
ET, June 21,’16
Tata Power Renewable Energy, a Tata Power Company’s arm, has won a solar grid connected photovoltaic project of 30 MW in Maharashtra. The projects have been awarded under the JNNSM Phase-II Batch-III Tranche-1 under ‘State Specific Bundling Scheme.’ Tata Power Renewable has received the letter of intent to develop the projects and will sign a 25 year power purchase agreement with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar.


Skanska wins $180m contract to expand Florida cardiac centre

globalconstructionreview.com, June 21,’16
Skanska has signed a contract with Lee Memorial Health System to expand and renovate the Gulf Coast Medical Centre in Fort Myers in Florida. The project will involve 34,000 square metres of construction and 4,500 square metres of renovations. Three additional floors along will be built, as well as numerous horizontal expansions and a 1,300-space parking structure. The $200m contract was awarded to Skanska and JV partner Gates Construction. Construction will begin this month and is due to be completed in February 2021.


Man Infraconstruction arm bags order worth Rs.752 cr

HBL, June 21,’16
Man Infraconstruction’s subsidiary, Man Projects, has received an order worth Rs.752 crore to develop the fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai. The order comes from Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Singapore-headquartered PSA International.


Supreme Infra wins Navi Mumbai airport land development project
Moneycontrol, June 21,’16
Supreme Infrastructure has won two land development projects (Package I and II) for Navi Mumbai International Airport from CIDCO in Maharashtra. The package one entails the cost of Rs 203.53 crore and the package II entails the cost of Rs.194.15 crore.


Gayatri Projects bags Rs.700-crore order for Navi Mumbai airport
HBL, June 20,’16
Gayatri Projects Ltd has bagged a Rs.700 crore contract from the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (Cidco). The contract is part of the larger Navi Mumbai International Airport project contract. The project entails development of land for the Mumbai International Airport (package-II).


ISG secures groundbreaking contract for new Asda store

eadt.co.uk, June 18,’16
Construction group ISG, which includes a regional operation based in Ipswich, has won a £10m contract to build a new store for supermarket chain Asda in Clacton-on-Sea. The 35,000sq ft store is to be built on the site of a former multi-occupancy retail development on land off Bull Hill Road, following an agreement between Asda and the East of England Co-op reached in 2014.
The new store will include a customer café, an in-store bakery and staff areas with showers and changing facilities.Also forming part of the development is an automated petrol filling station and extensive car parking with four electric vehicle charge points.


ABS wins Elba LNG Project contract
lngindustry.com, July 17,’16
ABS Group has announced that its subsidiary, ABSG Consulting Inc., has been contracted by Kinder Morgan Inc. to develop a maintenance and integrity programme for the LNG regasification terminal at Elba Island near Savannah, Georgia, US.
The full scope of services cover programme development and execution, including project management, strategy development and business processes, asset register, mechanical integrity (MI), preventative maintenance development, spare parts and bill of materials, as well as data asset management services.


MEP Infra JV bags Rs 604.68 crore road project in Gujarat

ET, June 17,’16
MEP Infrastructure Developers, in a joint venture, has bagged a contract to build and operate a road project in Gujarat for Rs 604.68 crore. MEP Infrastructure Developers holds 60 per cent while Sanjose India Infrastructure & Construction holds the balance 40 per cent in the joint venture.
The project will be developed under the hybrid annuity model. It entails four laning of Mahuva to Kagavadar section of National Highway- 8E under NHDP Phase IV. The bid project cost is Rs 604.68 crore and the first year operating and maintenance bid is for Rs 8.46 crores. The construction period is two years and six months from the appointed date and the concession period is 15 years excluding the construction period.


GOCL arm bags order worth Rs. 128 cr
HBL, June 17,’16
GOCL Corporation Ltd has informed that IDL Explosives Ltd (IDLEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, has bagged an order worth Rs. 127.71 crore for the supply of bulk explosives, cartridge explosives, and detonators for use in blasting at all the open cast projects and underground coal mines of Singareni Collieries Company Limited. The order is for supply over a two-year period from 2016 to 2018.

Ujaas Energy surges on receiving order from Aligarh Muslim University
Livemint,June 17,’16
Ujaas Energy has received an order for designing, engineering, procurement & supply, construction & erection, testing & commissioning and comprehensive operation & maintenance for 10 years of 3MW (AC) solar PV power plant on turnkey basis at Aligarh Muslim University, Firdaus Nagar, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, at a price of Rs 20.66 crore.


L&T arm bags orders worth Rs 1,170 crore
Moneycontrol, June 17,’16
Larsen & Toubro has said that its wholly-owned subsidiary L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering has bagged orders worth Rs 1,170 crore across business verticals.
It has secured a lump sum turnkey contract from Indian Oil Corporation Ltd valued over Rs 355 crore.It also won contract worth Rs 500 crore from Reliance Industries Ltd and Rs 200 crore contract from Hindustan Mittal Engery Ltd for construction services. L&T said it is also got an order valued at Rs 115 crore from a global EPC contractor in Kuwait.


TerniEnergia wins contract to build 34MW PV plant in Zambia

solar.cleantechnology-business-review.com, June 17,’16

TerniEnergia has won a new contract worth about $8m to construct an industrial scale photovoltaic plant in Zambia with a total capacity of 34MW. The plant will be installed in Lusaka in the homonymous province, covering an area of about 50 hectares. The contract includes the EPC activities without the supply of modules, inverters, trackers, photovoltaic modules and inverters.


CH2M wins subcontract on Californian rail line
theconstructionindex.co.uk, June 17,’16
CH2M has been awarded a programme management contract for a passenger rail project in California, USA. It was appointed by RailPros to assist with the development and implementation of the Redlands Passenger Rail Project (RPRP) for the San Bernardino Associated Governments (Sanbag).
The 14km rail extension will modernise an existing rail right-of-way owned by Sanbag and provide a new line connecting to the Los Angeles Basin’s existing Metrolink commuter rail lines.
CH2M will provide planning, coordination and risk assessment as well as management services for the RPRP. It also will assist with the rail passenger vehicle acquisition and conduct a study of the fare collection system.


Siemens wins Rs 978 crore order for India-Bangladesh power link
ET, June 16,’16
Siemens has bagged an order worth over Rs 978 crore to set up a high voltage direct current (HVDC) link to connect power supply networks of India and Bangladesh. The power link is scheduled to come on line in the second half of 2018. On a turnkey basis, Siemens will be responsible for engineering, installing and commissioning of the complete HVDC system. The customer is Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB).


Vestas bags 48MW in China
renews.biz, June 15,’16
Vestas is to supply 24 V110 2MW wind turbines to China Longyuan Power Group Corp for an unnamed wind farm in the Asian country. The deal includes a three-year active output management 4000 service contract and a Scada VestasOnline Business for data-driven monitoring and preventive maintenance. Delivery and commissioning of the turbines is expected in the last quarter of 2016.


Tata Sponge wins bid for delivery of 24,000 tonnes of coal from CIL
money.livemint.com, June 16,’16
Tata Sponge Iron has won the bid for delivery of 24,000 tonnes of coal (Grade G4 coal) from state-run miner Coal India (CIL).


Sinoma International Engineering signs contract with Defence Ministry worth 1.05bn
dailynewsegypt.com, June 16,’16
Sinoma International Engineering Co., Ltd has announced that its subsidiary Chengdu Design & Research Institute of Building Materials Industry Co., Ltd. (CDI) has signed a €1.05bn turnkey contract with the Egyptian government in June ’16.
According to the turnkey contract, six clinker cement production lines with 6,000 tonnes of daily capacity for the equipment bureau of the Ministry of Defence and Military Production will be supplied, designed, constructed, installed, and maintained by the CDI.
This new project will launch in Beni Suef. The cement production line will include camp construction, a mining platform, and a mining crusher plant. The contract period for the operation and maintenance of the six production lines is three years. The new production line is to begin pilot production in December 2017.


Alstom T&D wins orders worth Rs. 202 cr
HBL, June 15,’16
Alstom T&D India, a part of the GE Group, has won two contracts worth Rs. 202 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India for execution of projects in Madhya Pradesh.
Under the first contract worth Rs. 119.7 crore, Alstom T&D will set up a 400/220 kV AIS substation in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. The contract also includes supply of three 500 MVA power transformers and one shunt reactor at 500 kV level. The substation will evacuate power from the 750 MW solar park coming up in Rewa.
In the second contract, worth Rs. 82.8 crore, Alstom T&D India will install, test and commission 16 shunt reactors of 110 MVAR, 765 kV, 1-ph and two shunt reactors of 80 MVAR, 400 kV, 3-ph as part of Gadarwara Part (A) transmission system project in Madhya Pradesh. The project will evacuate power from NTPC’s 1,600 MW Gadarwara Supercritical Thermal Power Station.


Port and Logistics Group to Invest Heavily in New Facility for Containers and Other Cargo
handyshippingguide.com, June 15,’16
Global marine terminal operator DP World, has won a 50 year concession for the development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Posorja, Ecuador. Total investment will be over $1 billion. The company will develop the site along the same lines as it has at London Gateway with plans to construct a logistics zone thus creating a regional trading hub.
The $500 million initial investment (Phase 1) will include the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20 kilometre access road and a 400 metre berth equipped to handle containers and other cargo. While the project will focus on boxed freight, the capability to handle other types of cargo and will be implemented with DP World’s local partners, Consorcio Nobis and Grupo Vilaseca. Construction is expected to start within the next six to nine months and take around 24 months to complete, resulting in 750,000 TEU of capacity.


Evoqua Awarded Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Contract In Florida
waterworld.com, June 15,’16
Regional Utilities of Walton County, Florida has selected Evoqua, along with its sales partner AAG Electric Motors & Pumps, Inc., for a turnkey project to expand their biological wastewater treatment plant located in the coastal resort community of Point Washington.The project will include the expansion of an existing Evoqua Omniflo® Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) from 2.0 million gallons per day (MGD) to 4.0 MGD. Evoqua’s DavcoSM field service team will work closely with a concrete tank supplier to provide the field-erected SBR treatment tanks. The Davco team will also provide the equipment installation, field service and commissioning for this plant expansion.


Nexus Gas Transmission has awarded four construction contracts for natural gas pipeline
ohio.com, June 15,’16
M.G. Dyess Inc , a Mississippi-based company and Georgia-based Latex Construction Inc. has received contract from Nexus Gas Transmission LLC. to build two separate section of pipeline in Ohio. Besides, Wisconsin-based Michels Corp. was awarded two contracts for work in Ohio and Michigan. The values of four contracts were not released. The four contracts were awarded in February.


Barminco wins 275m Kundana contract
au.news.yahoo.com, June 15,’16
Barminco has secured a $275 million underground mining contract at the East Kundana Joint Venture Project in the Eastern Goldfields. The contract is for three years with a two-year extension option.
The contract had previously been carried out in-house by project operator Northern Star Resources (51 per cent), which is in a joint venture with Rand Mining and Tribune Resources. Barminco has agreed to offer jobs to all staff working on the existing contract.
Under the contract, which will be one of Barminco’s biggest, the company will provide a full suite of underground mining services including development, production, bogging, haulage, maintenance, and operation of underground services.


Parampujya Solar Energy Wins 100 MW Solar Project in Chhattisgarh
energysector.in, June 15,’16
Parampujya Solar Energy, an arm of Adani Green Energy, has won the project to set up a 100 MW solar power unit in Chhattisgarh. The company sought the lowest viability gap funding (VGF) of Rs 59 lakh per MW among three bidders in the latest solar auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The winner has to supply electricity at the price it bid.


Nakheel awards key sewage treatment plant contract

utilities-me.com, June 14,’16
Master developer Nakheel has awarded a contract worth nearly Dh4 million ($1.08 million) to the Dubai branch of ILF Consulting Engineers for sewage treatment plant (STP) work at Deira Islands in Dubai. Under the agreement, Austria-based ILF will oversee the design and construction supervision of the STP and lifting station, which is due for completion by the end of next year.
The STP will be developed in two stages with the first, covering years 2017 to 2022, designed to handle 20,000 cu m per day. The second phase, from 2022 to 2042, will have an additional 17,000 cu m daily capacity.


Sempra Energy awarded south Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline contract in Mexico
pennenergy.com, June 14,’16
Sempra Energy has announced that Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG), a JV between its Mexican unit Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V. (IEnova) and TransCanada Corporation, has been awarded a transportation contract by the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to build, own and operate an approximately 497-mile (800 kilometer), $2.1 billion natural gas pipeline in Mexico.
The 42-inch diameter South Texas-Tuxpan pipeline will have a capacity of 2.6 billion cubic feet per day and an anticipated in-service date of late 2018. The pipeline will transport natural gas from a point near Brownsville, Texas, to Tuxpan, Veracruz, and it will provide natural gas to new and existing CFE power plants that currently use fuel oil. The project is contracted by CFE under a 25-year capacity contract denominated in U.S. dollars.
IMG will be responsible for implementing the project, including permitting, acquiring land and rights of way, engineering, procurement, construction, financing, operation and maintenance. IEnova holds a 40 percent ownership of IMG’s joint venture.


Jemena selects Intertek for $591m Northern Gas Pipeline project
hydrocarbons-technology.com, June 14,’16
UK-based Intertek has been selected to provide third party inspection services to support the procurement of energy infrastructure company Jemena’s A$800m ($591m) Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project.
In November last year, the Northern Territory Government selected Jemena to build and operate the North East Gas Interconnector, which is now known as the NGP.
The proposed 623km pipeline will connect Northern Australia’s vast gas fields to the east coast gas market and would run from Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory to Mount Isa in Queensland.
Under the contract, Intertek will provide services at the point of fabrication.


Siemens bags Rs 78 crore order from Power Grid Corp of India

ET, June 13,’16
Siemens has won an EPC order worth around Rs 78 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India for a project at Bhuj, Gujarat.


Premier Explosives bags Rs 72.95 cr order from Singareni Collieries
BS, June 13,’16
Premier Explosives Limited has bagged an order worth Rs.72.95 crores from Singareni Collieries Company Limited. The order is for the supply of SMS/SME explosives, LDC explosives and accessories for use in blasting for OB removal work at all the open cast projects of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited for a period of 2 years, ie from 2016 to 2018.


H-Energy to lay Jaigarh-Goa-Mangalore gas pipeline

ET, June 13,’16
H-Energy Pvt Ltd, a unit of real estate player Hiranandani Group, has bagged rights to lay a gas pipeline from Jaigarh in Maharashtra to Goa and Mangalore. The 635-km pipeline will run from Jaigarh in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra to Panjim in Goa and onwards to Karwar in Uttara Kannada district and Udupi in Karnataka before terminating at Mangalore.
The pipeline will connect major industrial units like refineries, fertilizer plants, petrochemical plants and power plants in the south-western coastal stretch of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Karwar, Udupi and Mangalore.
H-Energy Pvt Ltd has been selected by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board of India for grant of authorization for the Jaigarh-Goa-Mangalore natural gas pipeline through a process of competitive bidding conducted by the PNGRB.


Contract awarded for $7 million water treatment plant upgrades
swnewsmedia.com, June 13,’16
The Savage City Council voted at its June 6 meeting to award a $7.1 million contract for improvements to be made at the city’s Water Treatment Plant No. 2. The city received five bids for the project, ultimately selected the low bidder of Magney Construction, Inc., which came in with a bid of just under $6.4 million.


LG Chem wins water treatment filter deal in Oman

koreatimes.co.kr, June 13,’16
LG Chem has won a massive water treatment filter supply deal in Oman. Under the deal with Oman’s Sohar SWRO, LG Chem will supply more than 20,000 reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment filters exclusively to the seawater desalination plant that the Middle Eastern company will build in the Sohar region by 2017. Once completed, the plant, with over 20,000 RO filters, will be able to produce about 250,000 tons of desalinated water.


Slag Grinding in Bangladesh with LOESCHE Mill

mining-technology.com, June 13,’16
The customer, MI Cement Factory, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has awarded the contract for the Munshigonj cement plant to LOESCHE GmbH. The Munshigonj cement plant is a Brownfield project. To grind the blast furnace slag to a fineness of 4,000cm²/g Blaine, the customer will use a LOESCHE mill. For the main components of the scope of supply, a lead time of seven months after signing the contract is scheduled and the gearbox is to be supplied to Bangladesh in nine months. Commissioning of the LOESCHE mill is scheduled for May 2017.


strong Spectra Energy Awarded $1.5 Billion Nueces-to-Brownsville Pipeline Project to Meet Critical Need for Natural Gas in Mexico
prnewswire.com, June 13,’16
Spectra Energy Corp has announced that its subsidiary, Valley Crossing Pipeline, LLC, has been awarded a 168-mile intrastate natural gas pipeline project by the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) – Mexico’s state-owned utility serving 37 million customers – to provide natural gas transportation services beginning in 2018 to meet Mexico’s growing electric generation needs.
Valley Crossing will construct and operate a header system of more than 5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) near the Agua Dulce Hub in Nueces County, Texas, as well as a 2.6 Bcf/d pipeline originating at that header and extending to Brownsville, Texas. There, the pipeline will connect with the Sur de Texas – Tuxpan pipeline, which will extend into Mexico.


Amec Foster Wheeler wins Sasol contract in Mozambique

energyglobal.com, June 13,’16
Amec Foster Wheeler has reported the award of a design and engineering contract by Sasol Petroleum Mozambique Limitada for Phase 1 Tranche 1 of the PSA development for surface facilities, located at Temane.
The contract comprises a new integrated oil, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and gas project, including flow lines for the fields, located adjacent to Sasol’s and its partners’ existing Temane Central Processing Facility. This project marks the first phase of the PSA development.


Adani group wins bid to set up a 100 MW solar unit in Chhattisgarh
ET, June 13,’16
Parampujya Solar Energy, an Adani Group company, has won a bid from the Solar Energy Corporation of India to set up a 100 MW solar power unit in Chhattisgarh.


Limitless awards Dh227.5 million contract for new Downtown Jebel Ali towers
thenational.ae, June 12,’16
Developer Limitless has awarded a Dh227.5 million contract to Sharjah-based contractor Eastern International to build two new residential towers at The Galleries at Downtown Jebel Ali. The 27-storey towers are already 70 per cent complete and have a built-up area of 936,000 square feet containing 641 apartments and ground floor retail units. They are due for completion in the third quarter of 2017.


Columbia Board of Education to award construction contract for new elementary school
columbiatribune.com, June12,’16
The Columbia Board of Education is to award the construction contract for a new elementary school in the Vineyards subdivision of eastern Columbia. The District administrators will recommend the board to award the contract to K&S Associates of St. Louis. The company’s bid of about $17.2 million was the lowest among the seven bids submitted.
The total project cost is $22 million, which also includes land costs, design work, furnishings, technology and equipment. The project will be funded through a 2014 bond issue. When the school opens in August 2018, it will replace Cedar Ridge Elementary School.The district has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for June 23.


A2Z Infra wins 13.56 mn electricity contract from Nepal

ET, June 10,’16
A2Z Infra Engineering has said that it has won a $13.56 million contract from Nepal Electricity Authority for expansion of electricity distribution network in the Western Region of Nepal. The award was given on the basis of a global tender.


Solar Industries bags order worth Rs. 443 cr
HBL, June 10,’16
Solar Industries India Limited, an Industrial explosives maker, has bagged an order from Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) for the supply of 1,63,911.20 MT explosives worth Rs. 443.44 crore for the financial year 2016-17 and 2017-18.


Siemens to build two gas-fired power plants in Israel

fossilfuel.energy-business-review.com, June 10,’16

Siemens has been awarded a contract from Israel to build two (2* 70 MW) combined cycle natural gas-fired power plants in Israel. The contract has been received from RD Energy, involves construction of the Alon Tavor and the Ramat Gabriel natural gas-fired power plants in northern Israel.
The company will be responsible for managing the turnkey construction of the two power plants, along with delivering one SST-300 industrial steam turbine, one SGT-800 industrial gas turbine and the SPPA-T3000 control system for each project.
The contract is scheduled to be commissioned in the middle of 2018.


Lake Erie Development Co. receives $40 million for wind turbines
yourerie.com, June 10,’16
The US Department of Energy has awarded Lake Erie Energy Development Co. to construct wind turbines on Lake Erie, which is expected to bring an economic benefit to Erie County. A $40 million worth of federal funds was awarded to an organization to support wind energy on Lake Erie.
Six turbines will be built 8 to 10 miles northwest of Cleveland. Though Erie County will not see the energy created by the turbines, it is expected to create other economical benefits. All six wind turbines are anticipated to be up by 2018.


Macedonia awards 1.1 bln denars (17.8 mln euro) pipeline construction contract to local co
seenews.com, June 10,’16
Macedonian Energy Resources Skopje has awarded contract for the construction of a pipeline section worth 1.1 billion (includes VAT) denar to local construction company Rapid Bild LLC Kumanovo.
Under the contract, will build the section Block station 5 — Negotino with GMRS (Gas Market Reporting System) Shtip and GMRS Negotino, both located in Eastern Macedonia, the note indicated.


AboitizPower signs contract with Zamboanga electric co-op

business.inquirer.net, June 10,’16
AboitizPower Corp. has secured a bilateral contract with Zamboanga del Norte Electric Cooperative (Zaneco) for part of the output of the 68.8 MW Manolo Fortich run-of-river hydro power plant project in Bukidnon. The contract covers initially 5 MW of energy supply from the power station being constructed and developed by AboitizPower subsidiary Hedcor. The power plant in Bukidnon is scheduled for completion in 2017.


Targeting margins of 19-20 in FY17 Solar Industries

moneycontrol.com, June 10,’16
Solar Industries India has bagged an order worth Rs 443.44 crore from Singareni Collieries Company for the supply of 163911.20 MT explosives for the financial year 2016-17 and 2017-18. Solar Industries will execute the order over a period of two years.


Tata Power Solar bags MNRE award
HBL, June 09,’16
Tata Power Solar has bagged the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) award for rooftop solar power projects. The company has won in the Channel Partner/EPC contractor category at the National Excellence Awards 2016 instituted by MNRE for the first time. Tata Power Solar has commissioned 112.5 MW of rooftop projects till 2016.


Skanska JV snags $77M OH school construction contract

constructiondive.com, June 09,’16
The Northwest Local School District in Cincinnati has awarded a Skanska-led joint venture the $77 million contract to replace three elementary schools and renovate five high schools.Skanska holds a 70% share in the joint venture with Cincinnati-based Megen Construction, which makes Skanska’s portion of the contract worth $54 million. Skanska will build the three new elementary schools according to LEED Platinum standards and expects all construction activity to be completed by August 2018.


Skanska Builds $63M Medical Research and Education Facility in Tampa Bay
cpexecutive.com, June 09,’16
Tampa–Skanska USA recently secured a $62.7 million contract to build a 230,000-square-foot research and education facility at the Johns Hopkins Medicine All Children’s Hospital campus in St. Petersburg, Fla. The pediatric hospital campus provides access to innovative treatments and therapies, with more than 43 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties.
The project designed by architecture firm HDR broke ground in March 2016, with more than 200 professionals including clinicians, research teams, faculty and staff slated to occupy the facility by 2018. Hospital departments include Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute, Heart Institute, Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute and the Institute for Brain Protection Sciences.


RPP Infra bags Rs 45.4-crore contract in Madhya Pradesh

BS, June 08,’16
RPP Infra Projects has received one additional order from the state of Madhya Pradesh for construction of Narsinghpur city portion road 5.7 km and Linga Bhourjhir Purguwan road of 25.68 km worth Rs 454 million. The total 31.38 km project is scheduled to be completed within 24 months.


Saipem in for US$ 209 million petrochem project

khl.com, June 08,’16
Italian contractor Saipem has been awarded a US$ 209 million contract for the delayed Petro Rabigh II chemical plant expansion project, in Saudi Arabia. The expansion was originally due for completion in December last year, before getting delayed by nine months in January this year.
Saipem’s 30-month contract comprises building a plant to process and recover vanadium and a unit to dispose of caustic soda. The company will also build chemicals storage facilities. The Rabigh II expansion project involves a major expansion of its facilities along with some new build, which will use petrochemical feedstock to produce high-value specialty chemicals.
It will also expand the production capacity of the ethane cracker to process an additional 30 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (mmscfd) of ethane and add a new naphtha reformer/aromatics complex processing more than 2.7 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of naphtha. Once completed, the whole complex will increase its capacity to 5 mtpa of petrochemical products and 15 mtpa of refined petroleum products.


Jacobs Wins EPCM Contract for Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine in Mongolia
sonoranweeklyreview.com, June 08,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group that it won a contract from Mongolia-based Oyu Tolgoi LLC to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management services for the next stage of the development of the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia, the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project. The Oyu Tolgoi mine is located in the South Gobi region of Mongolia. It is owned by British-Australian miner Rio Tinto (RIO), the Government of Mongolia, and Canada-based Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ).
Under the award, the company will be responsible for engineering, procurement and construction management services to implement the materials handling systems for the new underground mine and associated surface and underground infrastructure. The project has an implementation period of five to seven years. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Contract for second LNG terminal to be awarded

tribune.com.pk, June 07,’16
The board of directors of Pakistan LNG Terminals Limited (PLTL) had approved the financial bid submitted by Fauji Oil Terminal and Distribution Company Limited (FOTCO) with Pakistan GasPort Limited (PGPL), for the contract to set up the country’s second LNG import terminal at Port Qasim in Karachi. The bidder had offered a service charge of $0.4177 per mmbtu for a capacity of 600mmcfd. The project has to be implemented in 11 months.


Hyundai E&C wins $120M order to build a mall in Cambodia

pulsenews.co.kr, June 07,’16
South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. had inked a contract with Aeon and its shopping mall developer unit Aeon Mall Co. to construct its second shopping mall in Cambodia. Under the deal, the Korean builder will construct a four-story mall covering a 151,000-square-meter (㎡) floor area in the Pong Peay City Project site in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The mall will house a big-box store, a movie theater, bowling alleys and small shops and other amenities, and its construction is expected to be completed by May 2018. The contract value is $120 million.


Swiber wins three projects worth US$215m in Qatar, South-east Asia
businesstimes.com.sg, June 07,’16
SWIBER Holdings has secured three new contracts for projects with a total value of US$215 million in the Middle East and South-east Asia.
One of these projects is an EPCI contract from a European oil major to perform pipeline replacement work in Qatar. The group has commenced the engineering phase of this project, which is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2017.
The other two projects are in Myanmar and Vietnam. In Myanmar, the group is participating in a consortium that will carry out EPCI of two wellhead platforms, associated pipelines and tie-ins for a project off the coast of Myanmar for a major South-east Asian oil and gas company. This project is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2018.
The third contract involves the provision of transport and installation services for a full field development project in the waters off Vietnam. It is targeted for completion in the third quarter of this year.


Ramky Infrastructure bags Rs 612.88 crore order for road projects
BS, June 07,’16
Ramky Infrastructure has bagged orders worth Rs 612.88 crore for road projects in Chhattisgarh and Punjab.
The company got Rs 263.34 crore order for rehabilitation and upgradation of NH-200 (New NH-49) from 178.94 km to 241.52 km in Chhattisgarh.
Second order, which is of Rs 298.80 crore, is also in Chhattisgarh, for rehabilitation and upgradation of NH-200 (New NH-49) from 241.55 km to 312.60 km.
Ramky also won Rs 50.74 crore order for development and beautification of road/crossing from hall gate to Golden Temple and back to Pink Plaza, Amritsar.


Tomorrows Wastewater Treatment Plant to be Designed and Built in Boras, Sweden
pollutionsolutions-online.com, June 06,’16
Veolia Water Technologies (USA), through its subsidiaries VA-Ingenjörerna and Krüger, has won a EUR 42.5 million contract to design and build a new and ambitious wastewater treatment plant in Borås, Sweden.
The Borås Energi och Miljö´s (BEM), who attributed this contract to Veolia, provides the city of Borås with district heating, district cooling, biogas, waste management, water and sewage treatment and energy and waste services.
The new wastewater treatment plant will be co-located with the local power plant at the new Energy and Environmental Center south from Borås. Hand-over of the plant is scheduled for November 2018.


China Everbright wins bid to build 750 tonne per day waste-to-energy facility
bioenergy-news.com, June 06,’16
China Everbright International has won a $55 million bid to build a 750 tonne per day waste-to-energy facility in Shandgon, China. It will be built on BOT basis for a concession period of 25 years.


L&T transportation Infrastructure Business won a design & build order
Livemint, June 06,’16
L&T transportation Infrastructure Business won a design & build order worth Rs 847 crore from Dex`dicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India . This prestigious order has been secured by the consortium of L&T and Instalaciones Inabensa, SA, Spain. The order involves electrification works for 417 km section of the Eastern DFC (Dedicated Freight Corridor) from Mughalsarai to New Bhaupur in Uttar Pradesh. The scope of works includes construction of 7 Traction Sub Stations, 18 Switching Stations , 881 track km of Overhead Equipment , SCADA and electrical and mechanical works along with supply of all associated equipment. This section will be designed for 2×25 kV traction power system with overhead equipment (OHE) suitable for dedicated freight transport.


Under Water & Effluent Treatment Business of L&T won EPC orders worth Rs 709 crore.
Livemint, June 06,’16
• An order has been bagged from Gujarat Water Infrastructure, the scope of which involves design and construction of approximately 146 km of mild steel pipelines and 26 km of ductile iron pipelines.
• It has also secured an order from Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage & Infrastructure Corporation Limited for the design, construction and commissioning of Sewage Treatment Plants and Sewage Pumping Stations along with sewer networks in Alwar, Sikar and Bhiwadi towns of Rajasthan.


L&T Power Transmission & Distribution Business won order worth Rs 403 crore
Livemint, June 06,’16
L&T Power Transmission & Distribution Business has received order worth Rs 403 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India for the construction of a 400 kV double circuit transmission line package from Tumkur to Hiryur in Karnataka. Another order has been bagged from Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation for the construction of 2.20/66 kV substations along with associated transmission line network. This project will be instrumental in power evacuation from the proposed 2000 MW Pavagada Solar Park in Tumkur district.


L&T wins 135 mn Qatar World Cup stadium contract
Moneycontrol, June 06,’06
Larsen & Toubro has secured a contract to build a USD 135 million stadium for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup. As part of a joint venture, L&T will serve as a contractor building the 40,000 seat Al Rayyan stadium. Al Rayyan stadium will include cooling technology to help with Qatar’s fierce temperatures.


Honda to strengthen R&D of intelligent technologies; to establish new lab in Tokyo

auto.economictimes.indiatimes.com 04 Jun, 2016

Honda R&D company, a subsidiary of Japanese automaker Honda Motor, plans to further strengthen its research and development of intelligent technologies. The company will establish Honda R&D Innovation Lab Tokyo by around September this year.


City kicks off construction on Duportail Extension Project
keprtv.com 04 Jun, 2016
Construction of the Duportail Extension Project has officially kicked off with a ground breaking ceremony on 3rd June, 2016. Overall, the project will connect Queensgate and South Richland to the downtown and waterfront areas. Work will start in about two weeks on the next phase, which includes extending Duportail from Thayer drive all the way down to Wellsian Way. The full extension project, including the Duportail bridge connecting Queensgate and State Route 240, is expected to finish by summer of 2020.


Novatek eyes Qatar LNG partnership deal
tradearabia.com 04 Jun, 2016
Russia’s Novatek will be interested in a tie-up with Qatargas, an LNG exporter, as it seeks to expand its gas trading business. Novatek plans to start its own liquefied natural gas production next year at its plant in Russia’s Yamal peninsula, which it is building with France Total and China’s CNPC and Silk Road Fund. The project will have a total capacity of 16.5 million tonnes of LNG per year, split over three production lines of 5.5 million tonnes capacity each.


Kibo to start EPC bidding process for Tanzania coal-to-power project
miningweekly.com 03 Jun, 2016
Kibo Mining will soon start the formal Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) bid process for the power plant and coal mine components of its Mbeya coal-to-power project (MCPP). The company last month met with potential bidder Sepco III in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to initiate the EPC bid process for the power plant component, in line with the provisions of a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) between Kibo and Sepco III. This will be followed by a two-day work session in Brussels, Belgium, later this month, during which Tractebel Engineering, which will supervise the bid process, will brief and guide Sepco III on the EPC bid process and procedure in accordance with the JDA.


Dubai plans to build 1,000MW concentrated solar power complex by 2030

solar.energy-business-review.com 03 Jun, 2016

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is planning to build 1 GW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) complex by 2030. The CSP complex will be developed using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model and will be a part of the country’s 5 GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park, which is scheduled to be commissioned by 2030. As part of this effort, a tender has been floated for CSP consultants seeking advisory services for the 200 MW first phase of the CSP plant. It is planned be commissioned by April 2021.


Nexvet Announces Opening of Manufacturing Facility and Production Milestone Achievement
globenewswire.com 03 Jun, 2016
Nexvet Biopharma, a veterinary biologic therapeutics developer, has opened the 20,000 square foot, BioNua, its veterinary biologics manufacturing facility in Tullamore, Ireland, as well as in-house production of its first clinical trial batch of NV-02 from a 200 liter production bioreactor. NV-02 is Nexvet’s monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy in development for the control of pain associated with osteoarthritis in cats. This batch will supply the pivotal safety and efficacy study of NV-02 which is anticipated to commence in the second half of 2016.


Regina’s $30M bus-fixing facility gets the green light
cbc.ca 03 Jun, 2016
The City of Regina will spend $30 million to build a new bus maintenance facility. The federal, provincial and municipal governments are sharing the costs. The new 60,000-square-foot building, is expected to be completed in 2019.


SK Engineering tapped to renovate oil refining facility in Iran
pulsenews.co.kr 03 Jun, 2016
SK Engineering & Construction Co. has signed a contract to launch a feasibility study for a $20 million modernization project for Iran’s Parsian Oil & Gas Development Group Co. (POGD). Under the non-binding agreement, SK will first explore business prospects on the project of refurbishing facilities of Tabriz Oil Refining Co., an affiliate of POGD, in Tabriz, a northwestern city of Iran. The work includes upgrades to desulfurization equipment worth $20 million and other gasoline manufacturing facilities. The study will take about six months.


Bell Laboratories to expand manufacturing in DeForest
host.madison.com 03 Jun, 2016
massive expansion of its DeForest facility. The company plans to break ground later this summer on a 240,000-square-foot manufacturing addition to its warehouse and shipping center in DeForest’s North Towne Corporate Park. The expansion comes less than a year after the company completed the 300,000-square-foot warehouse on a 32-acre parcel at the site.


ADM looks to expand soy crush capacity in northwest Europe
world-grain.com 03 Jun, 2016
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has successfully started up its new soybean crushing capacity at its oilseeds plant in Straubing, Germany and is now looking at further expanding its soy crushing options at other facilities in northwest Europe.


SunPower To Begin Construction on Solar Power Plant at U.S. Army Post Redstone Arsenal
prnewswire.com 03 Jun, 2016
SunPower Corp. expects to start construction this month on a 10 MW (DC) photovoltaic solar power plant that is expected to generate up to 18,000 megawatt hours per year for the Redstone Arsenal U.S. Army post in Alabama. The company is delivering the energy from the plant under a power purchase agreement, allowing the Army to buy 100 percent of the power generated by the plant and avoid the costs of power plant construction, maintenance and operation.


Bosnian utility ERS to build, run 93.5 MW hydro power plant
af.reuters.com 03 Jun, 2016
Serb Republic on 3rd June, 2016 sealed a deal for utility Elektroprivreda RS (ERS) to build and then run a 93.5 MW hydro power plant on the Drina river. The deal for the Buk Bijela power plant, near the eastern town of Foca estimated to be worth $218.5 million has been awarded for a 50-year period. The construction is expected to take five years.


Canadian TransAlta seeks to build 150-MW Aussie PV plant
renewables.seenews.com 03 Jun, 2016

TransAlta Corp plans to construct a 150-MW photovoltaic (PV) park in the Aussie state of New South Wales (NSW). The company will join hands with Renewable Energy Consultancy (REC), which will handle site identification and project development. TransAlta will build, own and operate this facility, as well as any future part of its partnership with REC, after the development phase has been wrapped up and all commercial arrangements are in place.


Artisan food processor Finnebrogue opens £25m manufacturing plant
irishnews.com 03 Jan, 2016
Finnebrogue, a venison producer has officially opened a new £25 million food processing plant on its sprawling estate near Downpatrick. The facility will give Finnebrogue, which has been making artisan food for two decades, additional capacity to build on its success in terms of new product development and sales outside Northern Ireland.


Kentucky greenlights Pilgrim’s Pride plant expansion
meatpoultry.com 03 Jun, 2016
The state of Kentucky has approved a $24 million expansion of a Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. poultry processing facility in Mayfield, Kentucky. Construction on the expansion is set to begin 12th October, 2016. The plant expansion is part of the company’s $190 million capital investment plan.


Hochtief Murphy wins tunnels for £2.4bn York potash mine
constructionenquirer.com 03 Jun, 2016

A joint venture between Murphy and Hochtief has been named preferred bidder for the main tunnelling contract for the planned £2.4bn potash mine in North Yorkshire. Sirius Minerals, a fertilizer producer, hopes to start preparatory building work at the site near Whitby shortly, with the mine opening in 2021.


CIMAF begins construction of second plant
cemnet.com 03 Jun, 2016
Ciment d’Afrique (CIMAF), a subsidiary of Morocco’s Addoha Group, has begun the construction of its second cement plant in Burkina Faso. The grinding plant, located in Bobo-Dioulasso, is being constructed for a cost of around €25m and will have a capacity of 0.7 MTA when it is completed, in about 18 months’ time.


Shangri-La opens 300-room resort in Sri Lanka after delay
realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com 03 Jun, 2016

Shangri-La Asia has opened its 300-room Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort and Spa on 145 acres of land in Hambantota, Sri lanka. The company is building another 500-room hotel in the capital Colombo near a planned $1.4 billion Chinese luxury real estate project which is under construction and expected to open in the first quarter of next year.


East Emma Avenue sewer project begins in Springdale
nwaonline.com 03 Jun, 2016
Springdale Water Utilities has started work on East Emma Avenue to replace all sewer services and reline the sewer line from Willella Place to the A&M Railroad tracks. The project will be completed by Brothers Construction. The contract is for 150 days.


Massive Omni Hotel project off to good start
courier-journal.com 03 Jun, 2016
The Omni Hotel project in downtown Louisville is making excellent progress. The project includes the construction of over 600 hotel rooms and suites, over 200 residential apartments, event, meeting, and retail space, as well as restaurants and leisure facilities. The project is currently on schedule for the proposed spring 2018 opening.


Granite Awarded $20 Million Airport Project in Alaska
businesswire.com 03 Jun, 2016
Granite Construction Incorporated has been awarded a $20 million contract by the Alaska Department of Transportation for the rehabilitation of the taxiways at the Anchorage International Airport. Granite will book the project into backlog during the second quarter of 2016. Scope of the work includes the rehabilitation of taxiways R and T, as well as the construction and installation of taxiway shoulders, safety areas, elevated lighting systems and signage. Construction is scheduled to begin in early June 2016 and be completed in one year.


Sanghvi Forging bags new orders worth Rs 14 crore from oil & gas sector
BS,June 02,’16
Sanghvi Forging & Engineering Ltd has received orders worth Rs 14 crore from oil & gas sector. Besides, Sanghvi Europe BV, a subsidiary company, has also received order of Rs 10 crore.


Tech M bags over 75mn deal from Nevada Motor Vehicles Dept

Moneycontrol, June 02,’16
Tech Mahindra has bagged a USD 75 million contract from Nevada’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as the prime integrator for a system modernisation project. The 5-year contract for modernising DMV’s operations will see Tech Mahindra deploy digital solution to help provide better customer service, reduce transaction processing time, and increase speed-to-market of offered NV DMV products and services.


Aqualis Seals Contract For Ichthys LNG FPSO Project

epmag.com, June 01,’16
Aqualis Offshore has signed a contract to provide position keeping services for the installation of the Ichthys LNG project FPSO offshore Western Australia. Under the contract, Aqualis Offshore will manage the position keeping procedure and provide position keeping masters during the offshore operations. The contract value is undisclosed. The Ichthys FPSO, which will be 336 m long, will be permanently moored on a non-disconnectable turret for the life of the project, about 3.5 km from the field’s central processing facility.


Alam Maritim Bags 6.8M Dollar PETRONAS Subcontract for PFLNG1 Facility
rigzone.com, June 02,’16
Alam Maritim Resources Berhad has reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alam Maritim (M) Sdn Bhd, received a LOA from PETRONAS Floating LNG 1 (L) Ltd, a unit of Malaysia’s national oil company Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), for subcontract work on the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, which will be deployed offshore East Malaysia.
Under the contract, Alam Maritim will supply miscellaneous marine spreads for PFLNG-1 project. The contract value is $6.8 million (MYR 28.3 million). Alam Maritime will commence work on the subcontract in mid June, with completion scheduled for mid October.


Doosan Heavy bags desalination plant order from Kuwait
koreaherald.com, May 31,’16
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., South Korea’s top power equipment maker, has won $86 million deal to build a desalination plant in Kuwait. The facility will process 270,000 tons of sea water into fresh water a day. Under the deal with the Ministry of Electricity & Water, Doosan Heavy will construct the desalination plant by November 2018, and do operating and maintenance work until November 2023.


Van Oord signs EUR 300 million contract for Fehmarnbelt project
vesselfinder. May 31,’16
Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Van Oord and Boskalis, signed the previously announced contract related to the construction of the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link. Van Oord’s share of the contract is approximately EUR 300 million.
The contract is conditional to obtaining the outstanding environmental permits that have yet to be issued by the German authorities. The Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link will connect Denmark and Germany and will be the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel with a length of more than 18 kilometres. The activity scope for Van Oord together with Boskalis includes the dredging of a tunnel trench in the seabed over a distance of 16 kilometres.
The joint venture will also construct a new working harbour where the tunnel contractors will construct a tunnel fabrication yard where the tunnel sections will be cast before being floated out to sea for installation.


RCR wins $108m in new contracts
au.news.yahoo.com, May 31,’16
MMG has awarded the company a $73 million contract to build a processing plant at its Dugald River zinc project near Cloncurry in Queensland. RCR’s scope includes project management, fabrication and supply of various structural steel, mechanical and electrical and instrumentation components, construction and commissioning support. Work is scheduled to begin immediately with completion expected by October next year.
Meanwhile, Rio Tinto has awarded RCR a $35 million contract for the construction and commissioning of a new power station at Cape Lambert port in the Pilbara. The scope includes project management, construction and commissioning of an 80 megawatt open cycle power plant. Work will begin immediately with completion scheduled for October next year.


Aurionpro Solutions bags order worth Rs 121 crore from Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation
Livemint,May 30,’16
Aurionpro Solutions’ government Services Group has won an order from Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation (NMRCL) for designing, implementing and operating a Digital Platform to run end-to-end operations. The company will deliver the order along with its host of partners and OEM. The Digital Platform will help realize NMRCL’s towards a ‘Digital India’, whereby the company` will build and operate the Digital Platform thereby providing safe, reliable, efficient, affordable, commuter friendly and environmentally sustainable rapid public transport system for Nagpur city.
The company will setup an Owner Support Office (050) for successful and timely implementation of the Metro project using the Digital platform and run systems and operations for NMRCL. The order is valued at Rs 121 crore.


Toshiba bags 72-MW steam turbine order for Turkish geothermal plant
renewables.seenews.com, May 30,’16
Toshiba Corp, a Japanese conglomerate, will deliver a 72-MW flash steam turbine system and generator for Zorlu Enerji Elektrik Uretim AS’ Kizildere III geothermal project in Turkey. The independent power producer (IPP), part of Turkey’s Zorlu Energy Group, will build the 95-MW high-efficiency triple flash combined-cycle geothermal power plant in Kizildere, West Anatolia region’s province of Aydin. The 72-MW Toshiba flash steam generation system is scheduled for delivery in December this year.


Salini Impregilo to build 2,200MW hydroelectric plant in Ethiopia
hydro.energy-business-review.com, May 30,’16

Salini Impregilo, an Italian construction major, has secured a€2.5bn contract from Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) to build a 2,200MW hydroelectric plant in country’s southern Koysha area. The dam will be built on the lower bank of the Omo River and it is part of the Ethiopian government’s plan to raise power generation capacity to 17,346MW.
The hydroelectric project includes construction of a 170m high rolled compacted concrete (RCC) dam with a reservoir volume is 6000 million cubic metres. It will annually produce 6,460 GWh of power. Earlier, in April, the Italian export credit agency, Servizi Assicuative del Commerce Estero (SACE) had agreed to provide financial support for the construction of the dam.


Mumbai H Energy set to place order for first offshore LNG terminal
HBL, May 30,’16
Mumbai-based Hiranandani Group outfit H-Energy expects to place an order for India’s first offshore LNG terminal near the West Bengal coast, and start construction of the trunk pipeline to supply gas to Bengal, Bangladesh and Odisha, this year.
Earlier this month, the company was declared the lowest bidder to build and operate the 705-km trunk pipeline from Contai (Medinipur, West Bengal)–Duttapulia (Bengal-Bangladesh border)–Paradip (Odisha) natural gas pipeline by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB).
At the thumb rule cost of Rs.4 crore a km, the trunk pipeline will cost Rs.2,820 crore. The Project is expected to start operations in early 2020.


Phoenix Solar AG to build largest solar photovoltaic power plant in Turkey
solarserver.com, May 30,’16
Phoenix Solar AG (Sulzemoos,Germany) and its partner for the Turkish market, Asunim Yenilenebilir Enerji Teknolojileri İnş. Müh. San. Tic. Ltd. Şti., a member of the Asunim group, have been jointly awarded an order by Akfen Renewable Energies, to build a photovoltaic power plant with a capacity of 10.2 MWp in Elazığ in Eastern Turkey.
The project will be implemented in partnership with the European Development Bank (EBRD) for which it is the first PV project ever in Turkey. The project will be implemented in partnership with the European Development Bank (EBRD) for which it is the first PV project ever in Turkey, Phoenix Solar emphasizes.
Phoenix Solar will carry out all engineering, procurement and project management tasks. Asunim who have also been developing the project over the last four years will take on the actual construction. After completion, which is scheduled for September 2016, the partners will also be in charge of operation and maintenance. The electricity will be sold to the grid.


Iran Strikes Major Petchem Deal With Adkl
Naturalgaseurope, May 28,’16
Germany’s Abels Decker Kuhfuß Lenzen has won a contract for developing a major petrochemical project in Iran’s southwestern city of Masjed Soleyman- worth €2b. The contract’s value can rise as high as €10 billion in the future. The money will be invested in the first phase of a petrochemical project in Masjed Soleyman.


Cleveland wind project awarded $40 million DOE grant to develop Lake wind farm
cleveland.com, May 27,’16
The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding $40 million to the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. to build a six-turbine pilot wind farm in Lake Erie by the end of 2018. The money will be delivered in three $13.3 million grants, provided LEEDCo., continues to meet engineering, permitting and construction goals set by the DOE.
LEEDCo previously received three DOE grants totaling $10.7 million. The $40 million award will take the federal share to more than $50 million. The Cleveland Foundation has given LEEDCo, or its predecessor, $1.7 million.
Total cost of the project to prove that a fresh-water wind farm can survive ice floes has been estimated at about $120 million. LEEDCo’s European partner, Fred.Olsen Renewables, the largest independent power producer in the United Kingdom and the fifth largest in Europe, is expected to raise the remaining $70 million through a combination of bank loans and private equity investors.


K2 Management Bags Korean Offshore Wind Deal

Offshorewind, May 27,’16
K2 Management has been awarded a contract from Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) who is developing the Korea Offshore Wind Power Project, located 11 kilometres off the South Korean west coast in the Yellow Sea.The total planned project capacity is 2.5GW installed over three rounds.
K2 Management Wind Analysis team will conduct an independent energy yield assessment for the first round of the project to provide KOWP with the necessary comfort about the estimated energy production. The company will also review the production estimate and the assumptions applied by Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA).


Government Secures US 20M dollar for Sukuta-Jambanjelly Road Project
observer.gm, May 27,’16
The Government of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia has secured US$20million from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) towards the financing of the construction of Sukuta to Jambanjelly Road Project.
The project, according to GAMWORKS officials would be implemented by GAMWORKS on behalf of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure.
The construction of the road project would commence at where the Westfield-Sukuta road project terminates at the edge of Sukuta and run through Jabang, Jambur, Latria and end at Jambangjelly in Kombo South District.


Apache awards Bibby Offshore North Sea contract

worldoil.com, May 26,’16
Bibby Offshore has secured a substantial contract with Apache North Sea Ltd to provide subsea construction, ROV and diving services at the largest oil field in the North Sea.
The contract, due to begin this month, will utilize Bibby Offshore’s multi role diving support vessel the Bibby Topaz, equipped with an inspection class ROV.
The project, which involves well tie-ins and spool change-out at the Aviat and Bacchus locations, along with the associated pre-commissioning works, will be conducted to tie back the subsea wells to Forties oil field, 110 miles east of Aberdeen, Scotland.


Portakabin bags 8.2m worth of school rebuild jobs

Constructionenquirer, May 26,’16
Portakabin has been awarded contracts by the Department for Education to rebuild two schools in the South East worth £8.2m.The projects for St Bede’s Church of England Junior School in Woking and Riverview Church of England Primary School in Epsom are part of the Government’s Priority School Building Programme.
Both buildings will be manufactured off site at Portakabin’s production centre in York and will use Yorkon advanced off-site construction solutions. The approach will cut the build programme by half to reduce disruption during construction.
Designed by Surface to Air architects, each school will have state-of-the-art education facilities to replace sub-standard accommodation in poor condition. The designs, which have been developed in close collaboration with teaching staff, will maximise natural light and ventilation, and feature two two-storey classroom wings.


Balfour Beatty bags 130m M20 lorry park job
constructionenquirer.com, May 26,’16
Highways England has picked Balfour Beatty to build a 3,600-space lorry park in Kent near the M20. The contract involves development of the proposals during the early contractor involvement phase of the project and will also cover the construction of the lorry area subject to a decision to proceed from Government.
The contract is valued at up to £130m and will be a key part of the overall £250m lorry area, announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in Autumn 2015. At peak construction, the project could employ up to 150 workers and is anticipated to be partially open by the summer of 2017.


KNR Constructions bags Rs 415-cr highway project

HBL, May 25,’16
KNR Constructions Ltd has announced that it has been awarded a Rs 414.90-crore highway project by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways under NHDP IV in Tamil Nadu. The order is for rehabilitation and upgradation of NH-209 from km 123 to km 150 of Dindigul-Bangalore Road on the Pollachi to Coimbatore section. The order is for four laning the road with paved shoulder.


KPTL received new orders of Rs.809 crore

Indiainfoline, May 25,’16
Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL), has bagged three projects worth Rs. Rs.809 crores. Projects are.,
#Received turnkey project (under JV) for the construction of 400 KV transmission line in East Africa worth Rs.522 crore (KPTL share).
# Received two transmission line supply projects for Vindhyachal – Jabalpur Transmission line of approx. Rs.176 crores from from Powergrid Jabalpur Transmission Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of PGCIL)
# Received turnkey project for the construction of 220 KV & 132 KV substations, transmission lines and feeder bay of Rs.111 crore from Madhya Pradesh Power Transmission Company Limited.


Alfa Laval Wins SEK 50 Million Waste Water Treatment Order In The US
wateronline.com, May 25,’16
Alfa Laval has won an order to supply decanters to a waste water treatment plant in the US. The order, booked in the Water & Waste Treatment segment, has a value of approximately SEK 50 million and delivery is scheduled for 2017.
The Alfa Laval decanters will be installed in a municipal waste water treatment plant in the southwest of the US, where they will be used for the dewatering of sludge from wastewater.


Barakah consortium bags RM84.1mil Rapid contract

thestar.com.my, May 25,’16
Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s unit, PBJV Group Sdn Bhd, in consortium with Macfeam Sdn Bhd, has received a LOA from PRPC Utilities and Facilities Sdn Bhd for a contract worth RM84.1mil.
The contract entailed the procurement, construction and commissioning of underground pressurised non-metallic piping firewater network for the east side of utilities, interconnecting, offsite facilities in the Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development project.
The work would be carried out and completed in 20 months from April this year.


Russia Inks $1B Offshore Rig Contract with Iran

oilprice.com, May 25,’16
Iran has awarded a contract worth more than US$1 billion to a Russian shipbuilder for the construction of five offshore drilling rigs to be used in Iran’s section of the Persian Gulf shelf. The terms of the contract dictate that the project will also make use of Russian funds. Iran is set to make a 15 percent down payment on the US$200 million price of the first rig it has ordered.
Russia and Iran have signed several memoranda of understanding regarding a broad range of energy issues, including power plant construction, oil exploration and production projects and trade agreements for petroleum products.


Orascom consortium wins $350m Egypt project deal

tradearabia.com, May 25,’16
A consortium of Egypt’s Orascom Construction (OC) and Belgian Besix Group has won the contract from Arab Petroleum Pipelines Company (Sumed) for the construction of a new pier in Ain Sukhna area of Suez governorate at an investment of $350 million. Work will start on the project next month and will be completed in a period of ten months.


Jacobs Receives Contract for Paints Plant in India

Businesswire, May 24,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that it has received a contract from Asian Paints Limited to provide engineering services for a greenfield paints plant near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is expected to provide detailed engineering and construction supervision services for the project. The contract duration is approximately 3 years.
The new facility is expected to have an initial production capacity of 300,000 kiloliters per annum (KLPA) of decorative paints.


SMEC wins contract for PNG’s 12-MW Baime hydropower project
Hydroworld, May 24,’16
SMEC has been awarded a contract by PNG Forest Products to perform a feasibility study for the 12-MW Baime hydropower project. The small hydroelectric plant will be located in PNG’s Morobe Province and includes the construction of a low-height diversion weir, a 3 km-long headrace pipe, a surge tank, a 6 km-long penstock and surface station housing an unspecified number of Pelton turbines.
SMEC said its services will include the procurement of subcontractors for managing topographical and geotechnical surveys, a re-appraisal of prefeasibility studies, optimization of project layouts, and conducting a full bankable feasibility study.


Skanska JV wins 100m Pound National Grid tunnelling project

theconstructionindex.co.uk, May 24,’16
National Grid gas handed a £100m tunnelling contract to a joint venture of Swedish, Austrian and Dutch companies. The Humber tunnel project will be built by a JV of Sweden’s Skanska, Austrian building contractor PORR and Dutch pipeline firm A.Hak. The contract is to design and build a replacement high-pressure gas pipeline within a tunnel, underneath the River Humber from Paull to Goxhill, replacing the existing pipeline that lies on the riverbed.
Over the three-year project, the joint venture will provide full design and construction of the 5km tunnel underneath the river Humber, inserting a single string of 42-inch diameter steel pipe and connect into the above-ground installations (AGIs) at Paull and Goxhill.


Infy wins Commerzbank contract
Deccanherald, May 24,’16
Infosys has announced that it has won a five-year contract with Commerzbank, the second largest bank in Germany. As part of this agreement, Infosys will remodel the bank’s investment banking IT architecture, optimize IT processes, and evaluate a potential Post-Trade Processing Utility.
The utility would then focus on the clustering of trade processing platforms across various product types.


Rajesh Exports wins export order worth Rs 1,053 crore
Moneycontrol, May 24,’16
Rajesh Exports, Jewellery exporter and retailer, has bagged an export order worth Rs. 1,053 crore for its designer range of gold and diamond-studded jewellery and medallions from the UAE. The order is to be completed by August 31 2016.


CIL subsidiary bags NTPC coal block consultancy project

ET, May 23,’16
Central Mines Planning & Design Institute, a Coal India subsidiary, has bagged a contract for consultancy for detailed exploration of NTPC’s Mandakini-B block at an estimated value of Rs. 52 crore. The contract will also involve preparation of Geological Report.


MEP Infrastructure wins highway project in Gujarat worth Rs 624 crore
ET, May 23,’16
MEP Infrastructure Developers in JV with Sanjose India Infrastructure & Construction Private Limited has been declared as the successful bidder by NHAI for four-laning of Talaja-Mahuva section of NH 8 E in Gujarat on hybrid annuity mode.
The construction period of the project is 2.5 years while concession period is 15 years excluding the construction period. The net present value of bid project cost and operation and maintenance bid is of Rs 624.24 crore. The company will receive bi-annual annuity from NHAI post commercial operation date.


Subsea 7 Wins USD 1 Bn Contract
Worldmaritimenews, May 23,’16
Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has been awarded an EPCI contract in excess of USD 1.3 billion by Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited for the Beatrice wind farm turbine foundations and array cables, offshore Scotland, UK.
Subsea 7, in alliance with Seaway Heavy Lifting, will manage, design, engineer, fabricate and install EPCI jacket foundations and array cables for 84 wind turbines, and perform the transportation and installation of the offshore transmission modules.
Project management and engineering has already started at Seaway Heavy Lifting’s offices in Glasgow, Scotland, and Zoetermeer, the Netherlands, and at Subsea 7’s office in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Offshore installations will be executed in 2017 and 2018 using Seaway Heavy Lifting’s heavy-lift vessels, Stanislav Yudin and Oleg Strashnov. Located in the Outer Moray Firth, the Beatrice wind turbines will generate 588 Megawatts of power once the wind farm becomes fully operational in 2019.


Spain s Grupo ACS bags Dh968m deal to build waste plant for Adnoc
thenational.ae, May 23,’16
Spanish contractor Grupo ACS has been awarded a Dh968m contract to build a plant capable of handling industrial waste from refineries in Abu Dhabi. The contract will be carried out by Grupo ACS’s engineering subsidiary, Intecsa Industrial, on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company, Takreer, which is a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc).
Intecsa will design, procure, construct and commission a plant capable of treating industrial waste from all of Adnoc’s affiliates across Abu Dhabi.The plant will be based at Adnoc’s Ruwais complex, 250 kilometres west of Abu Dhabi City. Work on the contract is due to start next month and take 39 months to complete, finishing in the second half of 2019.


NH bypass work: L&T wing wins bid
The Hindu, May 23,’16
The National Highways Authority of India has awarded the four laning of the National Highway-66 bypass stretch from Mukkola to Karode in the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border to L&T Construction. The project will be undertaken in EPC mode under the third phase of the National Highways Development Project.
The scope of the project includes the maintenance of the developed stretch, 16.5 km, during the Defect Liability Period, which has been set at four years. The duration of the project will be two years. The total cost of civil construction work had initially been estimated at Rs.804.97 crore.


Steel Strips Wheels up on export order win
Moneycontrol, May 23,’16
Steel Strips Wheels has bagged an export order for Canadian Winter wheels market. The order will cover supplies of about 17000 wheels with an order value of about USD 225000 and expects this order to repeat in near future. The wheels will be supplied from company’s Dappar and Chennai plants in India with the first supplies planned by end of mid of next month.


Arabian Construction wins Emaar s Jeddah project contract

Gulfnews.com, May 23,’16
Emaar Middle East has awarded the construction contract for its “Emaar Residences” in Jeddah Gate to Arabian Construction Co. Located in the heart of Jeddah Gate, it features three high-rises with 283 homes including penthouses. Drilling works for the project, launched late last year, have started. ACC is also the contractor for Emaar Square, a dedicated commercial precinct in Jeddah Gate, which is scheduled for handover later this year.


$3.7M grant awarded to Lake Erie wind turbine project

Washingtontimes, May 22,’16
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $3.7 million grant to a company doing engineering work on a proposed wind turbine project in Lake Erie.
Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. is aiming to build a 20MW demonstration wind farm in the lake northwest of downtown Cleveland. Current cost estimates are between $120 million and $128 million.
The DOE grant is the third the department has given LEEDCo, bringing the total in federal funding to $10.7 million.The department wrote in a memo to the Ohio congressional delegation that the additional funding will support the company’s offshore wind research and development progress.
The grant depends on a partnership between LEEDCo and a Norwegian wind developer that provides a $1.9 million cost share, bringing the total funding available to nearly $5.6 million. The company wants to have the wind turbines built and functioning by the end of 2018.


RTA awards Dubai road project contract
Gdnonline, May 22,’16
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has awarded a major contract worth Dh178 million for the development of the second phase of Dual Carriageway of Seih Assalam Road Project. The scope of work includes extension of about 21 km of road from Al Qudra Round About up to the intersection of Dubai – Al Ain Road.
The project comprises widening of the existing road from Al Qudra R/A (nearby the Cycling Rest Area) up to the intersection with the Dubai – Al Ain Road through Al Lisaili and Al Marmoom, to make it a dual carriageway of two lanes in each direction.Project works also include street lights, rainwater drainage network, and rail along the median to fend off casual U-turns.


Emaar awards construction contract for project in Jeddah Gate

Gulfbusiness, May 22,’16
Emaar Properties has announced that its subsidiary has awarded the construction contract for its Emaar Residences project in Jeddah Gate. Regional builder Arabian Construction Co won the contract for the project from Emaar Middle East. The size of the deal was not disclosed.
Emaar Residences features three high-rise towers with 283 units. It offers one to four-bedroom apartments and penthouses (upper villas) ranging in size from 70 to 300 sq m. Some units also offer views of the Red Sea. Features include dedicated drop-off zone for each tower, lobbies, 24-hour reception and concierge and integrated security system.
There is also an outdoor swimming pool for men, children’s day care area with outdoor play area, a multipurpose hall for social events and business requirements, separate fitness centres for men and women with sauna, jacuzzi, aerobics area, and a ladies spa. Drilling work for the project, which was launched late last year, has started.


Denmark’s Ramboll wins job on 400-MW offshore wind park in China
renewables.seenews.com, May 20,’16
Danish engineering company Ramboll has won a EUR-4-million design contract from Huadong Engineering Corp, while the project developer and owner is State Power Investment Corp (SPIC), to build a 400-MW SPIC Binhai North Phase 2 wind farm.
The company will design the 100 steel turbine foundations, the 400-MW substation, concept for the transformers, breakers and cables, and it will also be developing the design basis for waves, currents and geotechnical conditions. First power from the SPIC Binhai North wind farm is scheduled for December 31, 2016.


KNM accepts letter of award for RM175mil contract

thestar.com.my, May 21,’16
KNM Group Bhd has accepted a letter of award through its wholly-owned subsidiary, KNM Process Systems Sdn Bhd, from Norman Process Oils Malaysia Plant Sdn Bhd, to undertake the engineering, procurement, and construction of a treated distillate aromatic extract (TDAE) plant in TanjungLangsatPort, Johor, for RM175mil.
The TDAE plant is to produce carcinogen-free (green) rubber process oils for synthetic rubber and tyre industries.The duration of the contract is expected to be for a period of 20 months commencing from an agreed date subject to the execution of a formal contract agreement to be duly signed between the parties.


Eastland Group awards contract to Ormat for geothermal plant in New Zealand
cleantechnology-business-review, May 20,’16
Ormat Technologies has entered into $24.3m contract with Eastland Group for Te Ahi O Maui geothermal project located near Kawerau, New Zealand. Under the contract, Ormat will be offering its air-cooled Ormat Energy Converter for the geothermal project as part of the Supply & EPC deal.
The project is scheduled to be completed in 2018 and it is jointly owned by Eastland Generation and Kawerau A8D Ahu Whenua Trust. After completion, the plant will be able to generate at least 22MW of net electricity.


Bechtel, Partners Selected to Build New UK Nuclear Plant

news.sys-con.com, May 20,’16
Bechtel, the global engineering and construction firm, has been selected with joint venture partners Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Ltd. and Japan Gas Corporation, to deliver a new, two-reactor nuclear plant in Wales, United Kingdom for plant owner Horizon Nuclear Power.
The joint venture will be called Menter Newydd, which means “new venture” in Welsh. It will initially provide front-end engineering and construction planning prior to full construction, expected by 2020.


TerniEnergia lands $19.2 million order for solar PV project in Egypt
pv-magazine.com, May 20,’16
Italy’s TerniEnergia has acquired a $19.2 million order to construct a 47 MW solar PV plant in Egypt. The smart energy group will build the industrial-scale plant on behalf of an unnamed Italian utility in the country’s southern Benban region in Aswan, on an area covering about 150 hectares. The company will handle engineering, procurement and construction services for the project, which will use Italian-made 3Sun solar panels mounted on steel structures.


Tata Power, 5 others to build 500 MW solar projects in Karnataka
domain-b.com, May 19,’16
Tata Power Renewable Energy, ACME Group, Fortum Oyj of Finland, Yarrow Infrastructure Ltd, Adani Power and ReNew Power, have won bids to set up solar power projects with a total capacity of 500 MW at Pavagada solar park in dist. Tumkur,Karnataka. The companies quoted tariffs in the range of Rs4.78-4.80 per unit in an auction held by National Thermal Power Corporation.
Fortum and ACME Group won 100 MW each at Rs4.79 per unit, Yarrow Infrastructure Ltd bags a 50MW project at Rs4.79 a unit, Adani Power quoted a price of Rs4.79 per unit and bagged 100 MW and ReNew Power, backed by Goldman Sachs in India, won 50 MW by quoting Rs4.8 per unit. The developers will sell power from the projects to NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam under a 25-year power purchase agreement
Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd has won two Solar grid connected photovoltaic projects of 50 MW capacity each.The projects have been awarded through open category under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) Phase-II Batch-II Tranche-l under ‘State Specific Bundling Scheme’.


A2Z Infra Engineering advances on bagging order worth $13.08 million in Nepal
Livemint, May 20,’16
A2Z Infra Engineering has bagged an order from Nepal Electricity Authority (a government of Nepal Undertaking) for expansion of distribution network in eastern region of Nepal, for contract price of aggregating to $13.08 million dollar.


Tata Power bags 100 MW solar projects in Karnataka

ET, May 19,’16
Tata Power Renewable Energy has won two solar grid connected photovoltaic projects of 50 mw each in Pavagada Solar Park in the Tumkur district of Karnataka. Tata Power Renewable will sign a power purchase agreement for 25 years for the project that has been awarded under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase-Il Batch-Il Tranche-l.


Dubai’s Azizi awards $54m deals to build Al Furjan projects

Arabianbusiness, May 19,’16
Azizi Developments has announced it has awarded a contract worth $54 million to construct two new serviced residences in the Al Furjan area of Dubai. The deal will see Keilani Construction Company build high-end serviced residences – named Roy-Mediterranean and Montrell – which will comprise studios and one-bedroom apartments.
Roy-Mediterranean will feature 271 units including 224 studios and 47 one bedroom apartments while Montrell comprises 222 units, divided into 168 studios and 54 one-bedroom residences. Facilities also include laundry and valet parking, room service, landscaped gardens, restaurants, café, gymnasium, swimming pool, kids’ pool, spa, and prayer rooms.


SpeedCast wins new contract in the Middle East from major oilfield service provider
Youroilandgasnews, May 19,’16
SpeedCast International Limited, a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide one of the most prestigious global oilfield service companies in the world with a fully managed network service for ten sites in the UAE and Oman, as an expansion to current services in other regions.


Tirupati Sarjan bags order worth Rs 61.39 crore

Livemint, May 18,’16
Tirupati Sarjan has received the new work order worth Rs 61.39 crore for construction of super specialty block at Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan and their maintenance during Defects Liability Period. The entire work will be completed within 16 calendar months from the date of commencement of work.


Dolphin Offshore Enterprises surges on bagging contract worth 3.99 million from ONGC
Livemint, May 18,’16
Dolphin Offshore Enterprises (India) has bagged contract worth $3.99 million from ONGC for underwater structural repair of HC platform in Heera Field. The duration of contract is 240 days from 16th October, 2016.
The company has signed a charter party agreement with Sanat Gostar Kish Co (SGK) for deployment of the vessel E. Francis and Diving personnel in the Middle East. This vessel was hired by the company from a company in the Middle East. The contract value is $ 7 million (approximate) and the contract duration of the charter hire is 200 days.


OPWP signs $2.3bn contract for power plants
Constructionweekonline, May 17,’16
Oman Power and Water Procurement (OPWP) has signed agreements worth $2.3bn to establish two Independent Power Plants to be located at Ibri in the Governorate of A’Dhahirah and Sohar in the Governorate of North Al Batinah. The project was awarded to the consortium consisting of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., ACWA Power, and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Co. (DIDIC).
The two new natural gas-fired combined cycle power plants will have total installed capacity of 3,219 MW, consisting of 1,509 MW at Ibri, and 1,710 MW at Sohar-3. Both projects will be connected to the existing MIS grid once in operation. The Ibri plant is planned to be commercially operated by Q2 of 2019, and Sohar-3 plant is planned to be in operation by Q1 of 2019.


Cimic team wins Canberra light rail contract
Theconstructionindex, May 17,’16
The Australian Capital Territory government has appointed the Canberra Metro consortium, which includes Cimic companies Pacific Partnerships and CPB Contractors. Cimic’s role in the consortium spans sponsorship, design, construction, operations, maintenance and equity investment.
The first stage of the Capital Metro project includes design and construction of a 12km light rail route from the fast-growing area of Gungahlin to the city.
Stage one of Capital Metro will generate revenue to Cimic of approximately AU$300m over the design and construction period and AU$300m over the 20-year concession period.
The Canberra Metro consortium comprises the Cimic Group’s Pacific Partnerships and CPB Contractors, as well as John Holland, Mitsubishi Corporation, Aberdeen Infrastructure Investments, DB Engineering & Consulting (formerly Deutsche Bahn International), CAF and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG).
CPB Contractors will deliver the design and construction in a joint venture with John Holland. CAF will supply and maintain the light rail vehicles. MUFG is the financial advisor with funding provided by local and international banks.
Canberra Metro will complete construction in late 2018 and begin operations in early 2019.


Agility wins five-year Yiaco contract
Gdnonline,May 17,’16
Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has won a five-year contract with Yiaco Medical Company, a medical and pharmaceutical supplier, to provide specialized warehousing and other services in support of its work in the healthcare industry in Kuwait.
Agility is to store medicines and medical equipment supplied by Yiaco, and handle administration of the Kuwait’s Ministry of Health’s stamp on orders filled by the medical company.


JF Finnegan Wins Work On 36M pound Retail Extension

Insidermedia, May 17,’16
JF Finnegan, Sheffield-based contractor, has been appointed by Helical Retail to build Cortonwood Shopping Park, the 120,000 sq ft new retail extension to the 50-acre Cortonwood Retail Park. Work has been commenced on site to construct the new £36m retail park in Rotherham.
Work will involve the demolition of a vacant 150,000 sq ft warehouse, formerly occupied by UPS, following which site preparation works will take place ready for the development of 11 new retail units totaling 120,000 sq ft for occupiers to be trading by autumn 2017.


Aramco awards Hasbah gas expansion contract to L&T, Emas
Indiainfoline,May 17,’16
Saudi Aramco has awarded a US$1 billion-plus contract to India’s Larsen & Toubro Ltd and Singapore-based Emas AMC for the expansion of the offshore Hasbah sour gas field. The expansion of Hasbah will supply 2 billion standard cubic feet per day (scfd) of gas to the Fadhili plant, for which Aramco awarded a construction contract last year. The remaining 500 million scfd of supply for the plant will come from the onshore Khursaniyah field.
Work on the expansion scheme includes building platforms and pipelines, with the field’s supply feeding the Fadhili gas plant, a US$6 billion complex that will include a gas processing unit and sulphur recovery.


BHEL bags Rs 1600 crore order to set up a 250-mw thermal power plant in Odisha
ET, May 16,’16
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has bagged an EPC contract from NTPC-SAIL Power Company, a JV between NTPC and Steel Authority of India, to set up a 250MW thermal power plant at Rourkela power project in Odisha. BHEL’s scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of the thermal power plant.


Ahluwalia Contracts shares gain on bagging new order of Rs 492.65 crore
FE, May 16,’16
Ahluwalia Contracts (India) has secured new orders worth of Rs 401.59 crore for construction of South Asian University campus at New Delhi and worth of Rs 91.06 crore for structure and finishing working of Brookfield Assets Management Ltd.
It is also said that, it is currently L1 in project valued around Rs 673 crore and the projects bidded under pipeline are Rs 1,800 crore.


ACWA Power, Mitsui consortium awarded Oman’s largest power plant project
Albawaba, May 16,’16
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC has announced that a a consortium led by Mitsui & Co., Ltd., ACWA Power, and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Co. SAOG (DIDIC) has been awarded the 3,219 MW Ibri Sohar-3 power generation project, which is the largest single tendered Independent Power Project in Oman.
The project includes two natural gas-fired combined cycle power plants of 1,509 MW and 1,710 MW each, located at Ibri and Sohar in Northern Oman.
Both plants will be owned and operated under a 15-year power purchase agreement with OPWP and will be connected to the Main Interconnected System (“MIS”) in the Sultanate of Oman. The plans will be operational in early 2019.


FWO awards Karachi-Hyderabad motorway contract to Mughal Steel
thenews.com.pk, May 14,’16
The Frontier Works Organization has awarded the contract for the supply of steel bars for the development of Motorway (M-9) project from Karachi to Hyderabad (Pakistan)to Mughal Steel. The first phase involves the motorway project, which starts from Karachi Toll Plaza to Kotri interchange near Hyderabad, consists of eight interchanges, two service areas and six toll plazas. The work is being carried out under China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC), which would connect Gwadar with Khunjerab, the border area of China. CPEC provides $46 billion investment for all the projects.


Energix bags funds for Phase II of 192-MW Polish wind project
renewables.seenews, May 13,’16
Energix Renewable Energies Ltd has secured over PLN 250 million of financing for the 56-MW Phase II of its up-to-192-MW Banie wind project in north-western Poland. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said that it will extend a PLN-162-million loan for the second phase of the project, whilst Alior Bank will lend an additional PLN 90 million.
The funds will refinance a portion of the construction costs for Phase II, which is expected to enter service by the end of June 2016. The 50-MW first phase of the project is already operational. It was financed with a PLN-150-million loan from EBRD and a further PLN 120 million from Alior and BOS Bank.


First Natural Gas Pipeline Bid in Eastern India Won by H-Energy
Businesswireindia, May 13,’16
H-Energy Private Limited has won the bid for laying Contai – Dattapulia – Jajpur – Dhamra – Cuttack – Paradip natural gas pipeline in Eastern India.
The pipeline will span more than 715 kms and will connect important demand centers in West Bengal and Odisha delivering gas to major industrial consumers such as refineries, petro-chemical units, fertilizer units and power plants. The pipeline will also deliver re-gasified LNG to customers in Western Bangladesh near Dattapulia at India-Bangladesh border.
H-Energy plans to start construction activities of the pipeline immediately after the award of authorization by the pipeline regulator to meet the timeline of its East Coast project for supply of first gas to the customers in Eastern India by Q2 2019.


KP Engineering wins $100 million contract for Channelview facility
Tylerpaper, May 12,’16
Tyler-based KP Engineering will help build a crude and condensate splitter and an associated tank farm, valued at $100 million for Targa Resource Corp., to be located at Targa’s storage and marine terminal facility in Channelview.
It will have the capability to split 35,000 barrels per day of condensate into its various components, including naptha, kerosene, gas oil, jet fuel and liquefied petroleum gas, and will provide segregated storage for the condensate and components. The project is expected to be completed approximately 18 months after all permits have been obtained
Condensate is a lighter form of crude oil, often obtained through hydraulic fracturing (fracking), in little demand domestically but potentially profitable to export. The splitter facility will separate out the condensate.


Jamaican government selects Eight Rivers to build 33.1MW solar plant
pv-tech.org, May 12,’16
The Jamaican Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has selected Eight Rivers Energy Company (EREC), to construct, own and operate a 33.1MW solar PV plant at Paradise Park in Westmoreland, at a proposed lowest electricity price of 8.54 US cents/kWh.
EREC is an international independent power producer formed out of a partnership between UK-based alternative energy experts Rekamniar Frontier Ventures and French renewables group Neoen.
EREC has designs to start operating what will be Jamaica’s largest solar energy plant within a year. The company has stated that it has already paid in excess of the 1% deposit on its bid submission in January, and will shortly be meeting with its backing joint partner. Neoen will also secure financing from the French government to fund the project.
The construction of the PV plant at Paradise Park is set to begin in July.


Blue Water Shipping-Led JV Bags $350M Deal from Kazakhstan’s Tengizchevroil
Rigzone, May 12,’16
Blue Water Shipping has said that a consortium led by the firm has been awarded a contract with a value in excess of $350 million by Kazakhstan’s Tengizchevroil (TCO). The consortium led by Blue Water Shipping also consists of Topaz Energy and Marine. It has signed a contract to build and operate 15 specially designed vessels for an oil project in Kazakhstan for the Tengizchevroil (TCO) joint venture. The scope for the vessels is to transport modules and cargo up to 1,800 tons through the Russian river systems to the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan.


PNC Infratech bags Rs 140-crore airport runway contract in UP
ET, May 11,’16
PNC Infratech has said that it has been declared as the lowest bidder for a contract (EPC) in Uttar Pradesh for resurfacing the runway at an Air Force station Bakshi Ka Talab, near Lucknow. The bid amount for this project of Military Engineering Services, Government of India, is Rs 140.6 crore.


SSWL jumps 2.7 after receiving order
Indiainfoline, May 11,’16
Steel Strips Wheels has bagged an Export order for European Winter wheels market. The order will cover supplies of about 9,600 wheels with an order value of about Euro 122,000. The company is expecting this order to repeat in near future. The wheels will be supplied from company’s Chennai plant in India with the first supplies planned by end of this month.


Jacobs Wins Contract From Mitsubishi To Expand Production Capacity At US Plant
Nasdaq, May 10,’16
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that it has awarded a contract to provide engineering services for the expansion of Mitsubishi’s polyester film plant in Greenville County, South Carolina. The project is expected to be complete by late 2017.
Under the deal terms, Jacobs would provide engineering services for the $100 million investment, which includes installation of a polyester film production line that is expected to combine high level technology with production efficiency.


GR unit wins $50m LNG contract
au.news.yahoo, May 10,’16
GR Engineering Services’ oil and gas business has announced its second major contract in as many days – $50 million LNG work in Queensland. Subsidiary Upstream Production Solutions has struck a deal with Origin Energy to provide maintenance and other services for up to three years at Australia Pacific LNG’s operations. The contract continues services Upstream PS has performed for operator Origin since 2014. The award follows the unit winning $90 million in operations and maintenance work for Northern Oil and Gas Australia at a Timor Sea oil field.


Pittsburgh firm gets UK power plant contract
Bizjournals, May 09,’16
Emerson Process Management in Pittsburgh has a won a contract for control systems and project management at a waste-to-energy facility under construction in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Financial details weren’t available but the contract is between Vinci Environment UK, which is building the plant, and Emerson Process Management, a division of Emerson.
The plant will produce 28 megawatts of electricity an hour from biogas and recycled materials when it becomes operational in 2018.


Tirupati Sarjan Ltd Uganda arm secures contract
Equitybills, May 09,’16
Tirupati Development (U) Limited, a subsidiary of Tirupati Sarjan Ltd in Uganda received contract from National Housing and Construction Company Limited for the construction of The Naalya Pride Housing Project comprising of 280 apartments with associated infrastructure of 26.11 million USD equivalents to INR Rs. 173.93 crores. The project will be completed in a Two Phase, Phase-1 comprising of 152 units & Phase-2 comprising of 128 units. The company is expecting to complete the entire project in the span of three years.


Egypt’s Orascom Construction wins $308 mln Cairo metro line contracts
Reuters, May 09,’16
Orascom Construction has won two contracts worth $307.75 million for work on the third phase of Cairo’s third metro rail line. The third phase of the metro will stretch across 18 km of tunnelling and viaduct works which will include 15 elevated, grade and underground stations. Orascom will complete the civil package in a consortium with French construction companies Vinci and Bouygues and Arab Contractors, and the track works package in a consortium with TSO, part of France’s NGE Group, and ETF, a subsidiary of Eurovia.
Earlier, Orascom won $180 million contract for work on the first phase of the expansion in 2007 and won contracts worth $140 million for the second phase of the third metro line in 2009.


ABB wins $17 million order to upgrade 275-kilovolt (kV) substation in Scotland
Powertransformernews, May 06,’16
ABB, a Swiss engineering firm, has announced it has won orders worth around $17 million from SP Energy Networks (SPEN) to upgrade their 275-kilovolt (kV) Kilmarnock South substation in East Ayrshire, Scotland. ABB will design, supply, install and commission 13 bays of gas insulated switchgear (GIS) that will replace existing air-insulated switchgear (AIS) installation which cannot be extended to allow for additional capacity. The overall SPEN project is expected to be completed in 2019 with ABB’s scope planned for completion in 2017.


Sterling and Wilson awarded MEP contract for AIG Hospital
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology has awarded the Mechanical, Electrical, Public Health System & Building Management System contract for its latest 700 bed hospital at Gachibowli in Hyderabad to Sterling and Wilson Pvt. Ltd. The institute will have a built up area of 15 Lakh Sq.ft. The building will consist of 2 Blocks. Block 1 will comprise of the Hospital facilities. Block 2 will accommodate the Nurse’s quarters, doctors residence, research and development facilities.


ACME bags solar projects in AP, Telangana
HBL, May 06,’16
ACME has bagged tenders for developing 200 MW solar power projects in separate tenders conducted by SECI and NTPC in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The company won the largest share of 150 MW out of 400 MW at fixed tariff of Rs. 4.43 per unit in addition to Viability Gap Fund of Rs. 55 lakh per MW. The tender was floated by SECI under JNNSM Phase II Batch III. The company will commission the project within 13 months from the date of signing of the PPA with SECI.
ACME also won 50 MW at the NTPC tender floated in Telangana under JNNSM for bids to develop 350 MW under ‘Open Category’. ACME bagged the 50 MW project with its financial bid for a tariff of Rs. 4.67 for 25 years. The project will be commissioned within 13 months from date of signing of PPA with NTPC.


Etobicoke Healthcare Partnership awarded 330 million dollar to build Etobicoke General Hospitals new patient tower
Insidetoronto, May 06,’16
Etobicoke Healthcare Partnership has been awarded $330 million to design, build, finance and maintain the new Etobicoke General Hospital (EGH) tower. Construction on the new Phase 1 Patient Tower Project will begin immediately with an expected completion date of late 2018. The new tower, which will involve the construction of a new four-storey wing, will add approximately 250,000 sq. ft. of space to the existing facility and house the services “most urgently needed by the Etobicoke community.”
Project features will include:
a larger, state-of-the-art emergency department to better meet the community’s need for high-quality emergency care; an ICU/CCU nearly four times larger than the current space; larger patient rooms filled with natural light that provide privacy and space to accommodate family members; a maternal newborn unit with birthing suites and a specialized Level II nursery for patients with non-life-threatening complications and an ambulatory procedures unit featuring procedure/operating rooms, pre- and post-op preparation and recovery areas and dedicated clinic spaces, including a respiratory clinic.


55.7 million pound infrastructure contract signed for upgrades at Mount Pleasant
government-world, May 06,’16
Trant Engineering Ltd, a Southampton based company, has signed a multi-million pound contract with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) on May 03 2016. he announcement comes after Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited the Falkland Islands in February, and forms part of his commitment of £180 million investment over the next decade to modernise the military infrastructure on the Islands.
The contract is to upgrade the main power station, main boiler house and district heating system, which have been in service for a number of years and will ensure that the facilities continue to provide a safe and reliable means of supplying electrical power and hot water for many years to come. This latest contract is expected to be followed by investment to improve new services accommodation at the 3 Radar Heads.


Marsons gains on order win of Rs 60 mn
Moneycontrol, May 06,’16
Marsons has bagged order worth Rs 60 million from a reputed NCR based EPC contractor for supply of large power transformers. Other details are not available.


McDermott wins further platform, pipeline work offshore the Middle East
offshore-mag, May 06,’16
McDermott International has won contracts for three brownfield projects offshore the Arabian Peninsula. These involved integrated EPCI services for jackets, topsides, subsea pipelines and cables on various fields and additional scope on an existing contract. McDermott’s teams in Dubai and Chennai, India, will work on the engineering through 2017.
McDermott says work has started on a recently awarded offshore pipeline-related EPCI project in the Middle East and should be completed later this year.
Fabrication of 12 jackets under the lump-sum project awarded under the Saudi Aramco long-term agreement (LTA II) remains on track, with six jackets loaded out and installed this year and a further three awaiting load out. Installation and hookup activities also continue for the ADMA 4 Gas Injection project in Abu Dhabi


Flonic Hi-Tec unit wins RM30.8mil construction contract
Thestar, May 06,’16
Flonic Hi-Tec Bhd’s wholly-owned unit, Jiwa Project Sdn Bhd, has accepted a contract worth RM30.86mil for project management and sub-contract works from B.S. Civil Engineering Sdn Bhd. The contract is for the construction of 28 single-storey detached units, 150 double-storey semi-detached units and infrastructure works for an affordable housing project in Batu Berendam, Malacca. Construction work is to begin on May 9 and to be completed on March 31 next year.


J Kumar Infraprojects gains 3% on order win from MCGM
Moneycontrol, May 06,’16
J Kumar Infraprojects has received LoA and work order from Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) of Rs. 195.14 crore. The orders include construction of grade separator at junction N.S. Phadake marg and Telli galli in K/East Ward of Rs 101.24 crore. It has also bagged another order of Rs 44.59 crore for reconstruction of Hancock bridge as Shivdas Chopsi marg, Mazgaon in B ward. And, construction of vehicular bridge at the junction of Yari road and Lokandwala back road in Andheri of Rs 49.31 crore.


Castle wins contract for largest hotel in Glasgow city centre
Modbs, May 05,’16
M&E services for the largest hotel, by number of rooms, in Glasgow city centre will be installed by Castle Building Services in a £4.3 million contract. The 14-storey Motel One budget hotel next to Central Station will have 374 rooms, bar facilities and restaurant seating for up to 170 covers. It plans to commence prefabrications works in September, with a view to begin the installation works from January 2017.


TAP awards compressor station contract
Energyglobal, May 05,’16
Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has selected a JV comprising Renco S.p.A (Italy) and Terna S.A. (Greece) for EPC and commissioning of one compressor station at Kipoi, near the Greek-Turkish border in Greece.
In Albania, the award covers the provision of EPC and commissioning of one compressor station at Fier, and one metering station at Billisht. The metering station is designed to measure natural gas coming from the Greek section of TAP.
The construction of the compressor stations is planned to start in the second half of 2016 and it will take approximately two years to complete. The contract for the supply of six gas turbine turbo compressor units to be incorporated into the compressor stations was awarded in September 2015 to Siemens.


Vestas Receives 178 MW Order For Kansas Wind Farm
Cleantechnica,May 05,’16
Vestas has received its first order for Kansas, and will supply 178 MW to the Bloom Wind Project.
BloomWind2Vestas announced that the North American power producer Capital Power Corporation had placed a firm and unconditional order for 54 of Vestas’ V117-3.3 MW wind turbines to be deployed at the 178 MW Bloom Wind Project being developed in Ford and Clark Counties, Kansas. Upon completion, the Bloom Wind Project will generate enough electricity to supply the equivalent of 67,000 Kansas households with clean energy each year.
Vestas will supply the turbines, as well as commission and fulfill a five-year service agreement for the wind farm. Commissioning is expected for the first and second quarter of 2017, with completion and operation expected by the third quarter of 2017.


Chinese Firm Wins EPC Contract for Oil Refinery in Cambodia
english.cri.cn, May 05,’16
China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Northeast Refining & Chemical Engineering Company has secured an EPC contract from a Cambodian conglomerate to construct a 620 million-U.S.-dollar oil refinery in its first phase. The refinery is located in Cambodia’s southwestern Preah Sihanouk province.
Under the contract, the Chinese firm will carry out detailed engineering design of the project, procure all the equipment and materials necessary, and then construct an oil refinery for the Cambodian Petrochemical Company.
The construction of the oil refinery in the first phase will be completed at the end of 2018 with the oil production capacity of 2 million tons per year.


LiqTech International Receives $2.0 Million Follow-on Order For Groundwater Treatment Plant
Prnewswire, May 04,’16
LiqTech International, Inc has announced that the company has received a $2.0 million follow-on order for the Ground Water Treatment Plant in Serbia that was announced by the company in February 2016. The total value of the project is $4.0 million and the order is expected to be delivered partly in the second quarter and partly in the third quarter of 2016.


Reliance Power bags 1.3 bn project in Bangladesh
Greentechlead, May 04,’16
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power has bagged a 750 MW natural gas-based project in Bangladesh, with a potential investment of around $1.3 billion. Under the approval, the first phase of 750 MW plant will be set up at Meghnaghat in Narayanganj district, some 40 km south-east of Dhaka, with a floating storage and regasification terminal at Maheshkhali Island in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh. The first phase will be commissioned in 24 months from the zero date, in 2018-19.


Nila Infrastructures gains 3% on contract win of Rs 27 cr
Moneycontrol, May 04,’16
Nila Infrastructures has entered into a contract with Urban Improvement Trust Bhilwara, Government of Rajasthan, for construction of EWS and LIG flats under Chief Minister’s Jan Awas Yojana – 2015 on turnkey basis on Government land located at Village HarniKhurd, Bhilwara. The date of commencement is May 05, 2016 and the date of completion is May 04, 2020.


Spain’s FCC wins $430 mln waste plant contract in Colombia
Reuters, May 02,’16
Spanish construction group FCC, partly owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, won a contract worth $430 million to build and operate a waste plant in Colombia. FCC will build the plant, close to the capital Bogota, with Greece’s Aktor Technical Construction and local firm Cass Constructores.


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
Energyglobal, Apr29,’16
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
Theaustralian,Apr 22,’16
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

Businesstimes,Apr 21,’16
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

Straitstimes,Apr 10,’16
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

Tradearabia,Apr 04,’16
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
Indiainfoline,Apr 01,’16
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
Rigzone,Apr 01,’16
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

Nasdaq,Mar 31,16
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

StreetInsider,Mar 30,’16
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

Tradearabia,Mar 13,’16
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

Tradearabia,Mar 13,’16
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
Reuters,Mar 08,’16
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

Indiainfoline,Feb 26,’16
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.


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