Orders bagged

Muhibbah Engineering bags RM158.2 million contract

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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


ABB wins $24 mn order for Nyhamna gas processing facility

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


Saft bags new 20 mn euro deal from Reliance Jio

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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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

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


ABB India bags Rs. 125-cr order from PowerGrid

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Vestas Wind Systems gets 26 MW order in South Korea

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


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


VA Tech Wabag receives international orders in Q1

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

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

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


Hero Future Energies bags solar power project from MP govt

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


Hanwha wins 70MW order from Adani

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


Adani Power bags 3 power transmission projects

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


Vestas Secures 46 MW Wind Order In Turkey

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


IL&FS Transportation bags Rs 587.60 cr project in Jharkhand

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


SEC awards Zamil $30mn steel contract

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


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


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

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


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


Rajesh Exports bags Rs 1,448 crore order from UAE

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


KEC International bags orders worth Rs 126 crore

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


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


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


Kellton Tech Solutions bags Rs 27.5 crore project from SIFPSA

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


Infosys bags multi-million Euro deal

Manoramaonline, July 8, 2015

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


Zuarinagar slum to get sewerage treatment plant

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


KNR Constructions bags Rs. 255-cr MP road contract

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


Unitech International bags order for plastic media blasts mfg

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


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


IRB Infrastructure secures Rs 2,650 crore order from NHAI

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


VA Tech WABAG bags Rs 580-crore project in Bahrain

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


MHI bags IOC contract for two LNG storage tanks at Ennore

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


L&T bags power transmission and distribution work orders

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


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


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


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


Crompton Greaves gains on bagging two orders

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


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


Bina Puri bags RM195m Johor property contract

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


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


Ashok Leyland wins $82-mn bus contract from Senegal

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


L&T bags new orders from Domestic and International

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

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


PVV Infra bags two orders from Hindustan Prefab

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


Wipro bags contract from T-Mobile Poland

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


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


OrganoClick bags funds for bioplastic polymer project

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


Andritz secures equipment order for 450-MW HPP in India

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


sPower secures PPAs for 19.4 MW of solar in California

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


Bouygues wins $200m Swiss hospital contract

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


Bajaj Electricals bags orders worth Rs 84.54 crore

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

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


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


Niraj Cement Structurals bags order worth Rs 45.81 crore

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


BEML receives Rs 645 cr order from Delhi Metro

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


Kerala awards Vizhinjam port project to Adani

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


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


Rajesh Exports secures Rs. 1302 crores worth export order

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


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


SR1.48 billion contract to expand Al-Qassim airport

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


Lockheed Martin Corporation Signs $920 Million F-35 Contract

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


Alstom T&D India wins contract worth €16 mn

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


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


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


BHEL bags huge order from Telangana

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


GPT Infraprojects wins orders worth Rs 62.50 crore

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


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


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


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


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


Keltron bags Rs.7-crore orders for defence systems

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


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


NBCC bags orders worth Rs. 2,000 cr

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


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


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

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


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

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


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


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


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


TEPCO, Mitsubishi win Qatar thermal plant order

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


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


Willerby Landscapes secures London Garden Bridge contract

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


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

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


Ahluwalia Contracts bags Rs 676 crore construction orders

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


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


Suzlon bags 98 MW order from Mytrah

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


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


SKP Resources bags new contract from Dyson

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


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

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


Malton bags RM208 mil contract to build Royale Pavilion Hotel

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


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


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


Cosco Shipyard bags Sentinel support vessel contract

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


KNR Constructions bags Rs. 669 cr NHAI order

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


Suzlon Energy secures new order for 90MW

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


Alstom bags order worth Rs. 226 cr from PowerGrid

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


Kirloskar Brothers bags repeat order from Turkish company

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


Sadbhav Engineering wins road projects worth Rs 904.5 crore

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


Phoenix Solar bags 1.96-MWp rooftop PV job in Singapore

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


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

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


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


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


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


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

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


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

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


Alstom T&D bags smart grid project in Himachal Pradesh

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


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


Omkar Speciality Chemicals bags order worth Rs. 100 crore

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


Artson Engineering rises on bagging order worth Rs 15 crore

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


Vestas bags contract for 33-MW Austrian wind farm

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


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


Lamprell secures new order from National Drilling Co.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


Ulster University awards £150m contract to develop campus

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


Suncor awards Athabasca oil sands contract to Fluor

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


UrbanWind secures £30m to fund wind turbine deployment

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


Meriton secures land for $3bn apartment project

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


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


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


C1 secures construction loan for Downtown Doral

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


Hudson River power line project secures final approval

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


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


BS surges on bagging EPC contract worth Rs. 250 crore

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


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


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

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


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

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


Siemens secures order for Grand Bend Wind Project

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


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


Enel bags 420 MW projects in South African auction 4

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


REIPPPP round 4: BioTherm bags 251MW

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


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


Enable Midstream Completes Bradley Processing Plant

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


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


KNR constructions bags three TN road contracts

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


Jinling Shipyard bags order to build two car carriers

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


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

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


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


Egypt’s Petrojet wins Iraq contract worth $185 million

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


Skipper bags Rs 400 crore order from Colombia

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


China Longyuan bags 200 MW of wind deals at home

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


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


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


EMCOR secures Florida pump station construction contract

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


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

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


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


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


Supreme Infra bags Rs 207-crore order

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


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


Ramky Infra JV wins Rs. 829 cr Assam road contract

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


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


KEC International bags order worth Rs 1565 crore

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

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


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


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

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


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


Harcourt Developments wins €15m US development contract

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


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


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

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


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


Petron Engineering Construction receives order from BPCL

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


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


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


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


L&T Construction bags orders from Delhi and UP government

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


Siemens secures 130-turbine order for Oklahoma wind project

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


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


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


Major Grangemouth CCS project secures £4.2m

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


Toshiba bags hydraulic turbine contract in Myanmar

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


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


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

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


Gayatri Projects bags contract worth Rs. 175 cr

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


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


ABB bags $12mn Kuwait substation contract

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


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


OM Metals wins order worth Rs 1.93 bn from UP Govt

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


Crompton Greaves rises on bagging order from ANDE

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


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


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


Gayatri Projects bags Rs. 137 cr order from Chhattisgarh govt

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


JinkoSolar bags 75-MW module order in US

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


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


Vestas secures a supply deal for 122 MW Sweden wind farm

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


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


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


Wipro bags 5-year deal from Greater Cincinnati Water Works

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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Feedback Infra bags $9-million project in Indonesia

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


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


Pattiseema irrigation contract awarded to MEIL

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


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

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


GPT Infraprojects bags orders Valued at Rs.70.95 crore

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


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

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


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


Interserve bags £150m Rotherham biomass plant

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


Borneo Oil bags mining contract in Pahang

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


Su-Kam to install solar inverters for Delhi Jal Board

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


VHCL Industries bags export order worth Rs 300 mn

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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


WCT JV secures RM1.2b Qatar building contract

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


Man Infraconstruction secures order worth Rs 96.8 crore

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


Bina Puri bags RM128.5m spa resort project

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


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


KEC International bags orders worth Rs. 1,243 cr

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


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


WA firm Civmec wins $73m Perth Stadium steel contract

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


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


Panorama Tower secures $340M construction loan

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


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


CCCC Secures Foundation Order for 50MW Wind Farm

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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


IJM bags RM1.19b contract to upgrade Kuantan Port

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


ICF bags defence order for Rs. 300-cr.

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


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

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


Amtek auto bags fresh order worth 2,100 cr

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


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


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


Pennar bags orders worth Rs.150 cr

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


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

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


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


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


Kuwaiti firm CGC wins Abu Dhabi road contract

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


Arabtec wins $253m Saudi oil and gas work

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


Rajesh Exports bags export order worth Rs 732 crore

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


Monnet Ispat & Energy wins coal block in Chattisgarh

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


Balco bags one more mine in Chhattisgarh

The Hindu, Feb 21, 2015

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


ITD Cementation bags Rs. 2,168 crore contract

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


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


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

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


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

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


Hawkins secures two geo-thermal power projects in Indonesia

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


Hindalco bags Gare Palma coal mine

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


Infosys bags multi-million dollar deal from ABN AMRO

The Hindu, Feb 18, 2015

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


Excel Gas & Equipments bags contracts from pharma majors

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


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


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

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


Mytrah bags 220MW wind power project from Andhra Pradesh

HBL, Feb 17, 2015

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


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


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


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

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


Mytrah Energy wins 220MW order from Andhra Pradesh

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


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


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


SunEdison To Develop 5GW Of Wind And Solar In Karnataka

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


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


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


Qatar Petroleum, Shell halt $6.4bn petrochemical project

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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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

Businessgreen, Feb 12, 2015

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


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


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


GPTINFRA bags orders valued at Rs. 145.40 crores

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


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


Zensar wins Rs. 190-crore orders

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


Inox Wind bags 166-mw contract from Green Infra

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


Siemens bags orders worth Rs 450 cr

HBL, Feb 9, 2015

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


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


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

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


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

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


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


Gasco awards Spain’s Tecnicas $700m gas contract

The National, Feb 4, 2015

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


Muhibbah Engineering secures RM116m contract at Pengerang

The Star Online, Feb 4, 2015
Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd has secured a US$32mil (RM116mil) contract to design and build temporary construction facilities in Pengerang, Johor. It has bagged the contract from Tecnicas Reunidas, S.A. Group for package III of Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s Refinery and Petrochemicals Integrated Development (Rapid) project. Tecnicas Reunidas was awarded by Petronas as an EPCC contractor for Package III, the construction of kerosene hydrotreating unit, diesel hydrotreating unit, naphtha hydrotreating unit, cracked naphtha hydrotreating unit, and continuous catalytic reformer units in the Rapid project. The construction is scheduled to commence in first quarter of 2015 and is expected to be completed by first quarter 2016.


ARSS Infra Projects Jumps on Rs 183 Crore Railway Order

NDTV Profit, Feb 4, 2015
ARSS Infrastructure Projects has bagged an order worth Rs. 183.2 crore from the Indian Railways, to construct roadbed and bridges. The company has also informed that it has received orders for track linking, signalling and track doubling along Lakhana-Arand and Raipur-Titagarh section in Odisha and Chhattisgarh respectively.


RPP Infra Projects bags new order worth Rs. 1920 Millions from Government of India
BSE, Feb 4, 2015

R P P Infra Projects Ltd has informed that the company has bagged new order worth Rs. 1920 Millions from Government of India, for rural electrification work to be carried out under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojna Phase-Il in Shahjahanpur District of Uttar Pradesh. The order is planned to be completed in 24 months.


Rays Power Infra bags EPC projects worth Rs. 240 cr

HBL, Feb 3, 2015
Rays Power Infra has announced that it has bagged 37 megawatt (MW) solar EPC projects worth Rs. 240 crore in Telangana and Karnataka. Of the total 37 MW, 5 MW will be set up in Karnataka. The remaining 32 MW will be implemented in Telangana.


Aegis Logistics wins O&M Contracts worth Rs. 93.51 crores from HPCL and BPCL
BSE, Feb 03 2015
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has issued a contract for operation and maintenance services of POL depots / terminals including receipt, despatch and handling of bulk & packed petroleum products at six locations – Rewari (Haryana), Bihta (Bihar), Bokaro (Jharkhand), Haldia (West Bengal), Guntakal (Andhra Pradesh) and Kadappa (Andhra Pradesh). The contract is for the tenure of five years.
* Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has issued a contract for tank farm operations at marine oil terminal at Jawahar Dweep (Butcher Island), Mumbai. The contract is for the tenure of two years.


Lend Lease secures $2.6bn road contract
The Australian Business Review, Feb 2, 2015

Lend Lease has secured a $2.6 billion contract to design and construct the NorthConnex road project in North Sydney. Transurban, which will own 50 per cent of the North West Roads Group which controls the NorthConnex project, has said that it has finished rubber stamping its paperwork for the project, which has a total cost of around $2.9bn. The NorthConnex project is a nine kilometre twin tunnel link from the southern end of the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga to the Hills M2 Motorway, at its existing Pennant Hills Road interchange. The federal and NSW governments have contributed around $800m to the project. Construction is planned to start in early 2015, with a view to completion by the end of 2019.


Company secures financing to continue plans for UP mine

The Detroit News, Feb 1, 2015
Aquila Resources Inc. says it has reached an agreement with Orion Mine Finance to provide $20.75 million for the next stage of developing the Back Forty project in Menominee County. Aquila took 100 percent ownership of the project last year. The company expects to be mining by the end of 2016. The company expects to produce over 15 million tons of ores that could include gold, silver, zinc, copper and lead.


Oman approves $42m construction contract for The Wave

ArabianBusiness.com, Jan 31, 2015
The Wave, Muscat has awarded a OR16.2 million ($42 million) contract to Al Turki Enterprises for the construction of 99 villas known as Reehan Residences. Reehan Residences is a component of the Muscat project, which includes 4,000 residential units, hotels, and a golf course designed by Greg Norman, was the first in the sultanate to allow 100 percent foreign ownership of freehold property. Al Turki Enterprises has already been responsible for key projects in the Wave project including over 600 villas and townhouses and 550 apartments.


DCI bags two contracts worth Rs. 176 crore

The Hindu, Jan 31, 2015
Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has signed separate MoU with Union Territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Daman and Diu to undertake dredging contracts worth Rs.176.1 crore. The MoU is to take up a major contract for dredging to develop a sea route in Baratang islands for movement of passenger and cargo vessels. The dredging assignment in Andamans will involve an amount of Rs.26.1 crore. It will facilitate development of sea route. The dredging will clear a path for a depth of five metres and 200 metres width over a distance of 2 km. The work will be completed before onset of monsoon. The price for Daman and Diu project was estimated at Rs.150 crore. It will lead to introduction of passenger service between Mumbai and Diu and construction of a fishing harbour. The project will take three years for completion.


Vestas Secures 36mw Wind Turbine Order In Jamaica

Jamaica News, Jan 30, 2015
VESTAS has received a firm and unconditional 36.3MW order for 11 units of the V112-3.3MW turbine for the BMR Jamaica wind project in St Elizabeth. The order was placed by the US-based project developer BMR Energy.The contract comprises the supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as civil and electrical works for the construction on the project. An interconnection transmission line will be constructed separately by the local utility. Turbine delivery is planned for the third quarter of 2015, with commissioning expected in the first quarter of 2016. The BMR Jamaica wind project has an estimated gross annual production of more than 120 GWh .


SMC approves setting solar panels to produce 540 KW of solar power
ET, Jan 30, 2015
Standing committee of Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has approved a contract to Vari Energies Private Limited to set up solar panels on 12 different locations to produce 540 kilo watt of electricity at the cost of Rs. 4.58 crores. The contract will also include the operation and maintenance for a period of ten years.


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


FK Gardner and Sons secures $3.7 million project

Toowoomba Chronicle, Jan 29, 2015
TOOWOOMBA Regional Council has awarded the contract to upgrade Middle Road at Anduramba and make repairs to Anduramba Range Road to FK Gardner & Sons valued at $3.7 million. Infrastructure services portfolio leader Councillor Carol Taylor has said that the works are scheduled to start in mid-February and be completed by mid-May. These works are being funded by the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) with 75% of funding coming from the federal government and 25% from the state government.


Mitrajaya bags RM230 mil public apartments contract at Putrajaya
The Edge Markets, Jan 29, 2015
Mitrajaya Holdings Bhd has clinched a contract worth RM229.87 million to build three blocks of 20-storey public apartments at Precint 5, Putrajaya. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd has accepted the contract from Putrajaya Homes Sdn Bhd. The contract, which is for a duration of 36 months, comprises the building of 1,062 units,coupled with two blocks of multi-level parking and common facilities. It is expected to be completed by February 2018.


MBL Infra bags order worth Rs 2.79 bn
My Iris, Jan 29, 2015
Consortium led by MBL Infrastructure has bagged NHDP project on EPC basis worth Rs 2.79 billion with a construction period of 2 years. The company has bagged project for rehabilitation and upgradation of Pundibari to Baxirhat section of NH-31 from km 770 to 816 of NH-31 in the state of West Bengal to two lanes with paved shoulders under NHDP-IV on EPC basis.


Rays Power to set up 4MW rooftop solar capacity for NDMC

BS, Jan 28, 2015
Rays Power Experts has said that it has bagged a contract from the New Delhi Municipal Corporation to set up 4 MW of solar rooftop capacity in the municipal area. The company has also signed a 25-year PPA with the civic body to supply electricity to it. With this project, the company expects to install solar power panels across 50,000 square meters of roofs in Delhi, falling under the municipal limits. The scope of the work involves financing, designing, installation and commissioning of the 4 MW capacity by July this year.


Shell bags $11bn deal to build petrochemicals plant in Iraq

International Business Times, Jan 28, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell has inked an agreement with Iraq to build a petrochemicals plant in the southern oil hub of Basra. The project is expected to be operational in five to six years. The deal is reportedly worth $11bn.


Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances gets Rs. 510 cr order

HBL, Jan 27, 2015
Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances Ltd has secured an order valued at Rs. 510 crore from the Tamil Nadu Civil Suppliers Corporation for the supply of table top wet grinders. The order value is exclusive of Tamil Nadu Value Added Tax, would be executed during the current year (2015 calendar year).


Inox Wind gets 2 wind farm projects from Tata Power subsidiary
Livemint, Jan 27, 2015
Inox Wind Ltd, a unit of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd, has announced that it has been awarded two wind farm projects of 54 megawatts (MW) and 118MW in Gujarat and Rajasthan, respectively, by Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd, a subsidiary of Tata Power Ltd. The agreement requires Inox Wind to supply, erect and commission 86 units of its 2MW wind turbine generators. The Gujarat project, located near Rojmal village of Bhavnagar district, is to be completed by June, while the Rajasthan project located near the Dangri village of Jaisalmer district, is to be completed in two stages by March 2016. Inox Wind is responsible for site acquisition, project development, erection and commissioning, and also providing long-term operations and maintenance of wind power projects.


Gamesa Secures 46 MW Wind Energy Order In India

Clean Technica, Jan 27, 2015
Gamesa has announced that it will deliver wind turbines with total generation capacity of 46 MW to various companies. The company will supply 23 wind turbines of 2 MW capacity each which will be installed across three different wind farms. The wind farms are located in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Rajasthan.


DMCI bags P2.3-B LRT-2 extension project

ABS CBN News, Jan 27, 2015
Construction firm D.M. Consunji Inc. (DMCI) has bagged the contract for the East extension of the Light Rail Transit-Line 2 (LRT-2), from the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC). According to DOTC, Consunji-led company was awarded the contract with a winning bid of P2.27 billion.
The extension project involves the construction of a 3.9-kilometer elevated viaduct for the LRT-2 East extension from the railway’s current end-station in Santolan in Pasig City to Masinag in Cainta, Rizal.
DMCI will have a period of 18 months to complete the civil works for the elevated viaduct.


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


Wipro bags multi year deal from Irish bank
The Hindu, Jan 26, 2015
Wipro Limited has won a multi-year strategic infrastructure management contract from Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB)- Ireland. The deal is to build an agile and adaptive infrastructure for the Irish bank and improve predictability and cost effectiveness of its services.


MWM bags P2.5 billion intermodal terminal project

Yahoo Philippines News, Jan 25, 2015
The consortium between Megawide Construction Corp. and Walter Mart’s WM Property Management Inc. (MWM Terminals) has been awarded the contract to build the country’s first intermodal transport terminal in Parañaque City at a cost of P2.5 billion. The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Bids and Awards Committee issued Integrated Transport System (ITS) Southwest Terminal Project to MWM Terminals. The ITS South West Terminal Project involves the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a 2.9-hectare intermodal terminal structure at the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) property along Coastal Road in Parañaque City. The winning contractor, MWM Terminals, will build a passenger terminal building with arrival and departure bays, public information system, ticketing and baggage handling facilities and park-ride facilities as well as operate and maintain the facility for a period of 35 years. The company is aiming to sign the concession agreement by the fourth week of February 2015. MWM will have eight months from then to begin construction and another 18 months or until April 2017 to start operations.


Dubai builder Arabtec wins $152 million contracts in Abu Dhabi
Reuters, Jan 25, 2015
Dubai’s Arabtec Holding has won two contracts in Abu Dhabi worth 560 million dirhams (170.9 million pounds) combined through its Target Engineering unit. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded a 345 million dirham contract to expand a housing complex in Ruwais, near Abu Dhabi, to Target, a fully-owned subsidiary of Arabtec. Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) has also awarded a 215 million dirham contract to Target to construct a new management building and a civil defence station. Both contracts are expected to be completed in February 2016.


Rocksure International secures $20m contract

GhanaWeb, Jan 24, 2015
Rocksure International, An indigenous Ghanaian mining company, has secured a $20-million contract with Perseus Mining (Ghana) company at Ayanfuri in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Western Region to execute a complete mining project for the company. The Chief Executive Officer of Rocksure, Mr Kwasi Osei Ofori, and the Board Chairman of Perseus, Nana Prah Agyeinsem VI, signed for their respective companies to signal the official commencement of the project.


Alstom gets two Kochi Metro contracts
HBL, Jan 23, 2015
Alstom Transport India Limited, a part of the Alstom Group, has been awarded two contracts worth around Euro 65 millions by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to supply telecom, electrification and signaling equipment for the Kochi Metro. The contract for electrification is worth 33 million euros and the one for signaling and telecom is worth 32 million euros. The contracts will be implemented by early next year.


NMDC awards contracts to L&T, MEIL for steel plant

HBL, Jan 23, 2015
NMDC has awarded a Rs. 356.85 crore order to L&T for design, engineering and construction of five million Cu.m reservoir and water treatment plant. This is part of the iron ore miner’s three million tonne steel plant coming up at Nagarnar in Chhattisgarh. The company has awarded another order to Megha Engineering & Infrastructure and Koya & Company Construction Ltd worth Rs. 314 crores for construction of an intake well of capacity 10,000 Cu.m/ hr on River Sabri and cross country pipeline of length 34 km for its steel project.


Gayatri Projects wins contract worth Rs. 119 cr

HBL, Jan 23, 2015
Gayatri Projects Ltd in a joint venture with RKTCPL has bagged a new road contract from the Chhattisgarh Government. The Rs. 119.07-crore contract awarded by the Public Works Department, Raipur is for rehabilitation and upgradation of Sheorinaraayan-Birra-Champa Road.


Urja Global bags order of 7.4 KWP solar power plant from Sulabh
BS, Jan 23, 2015
Urja Global has announced that the company has bagged the order from Sulabh International Social Service Organisation aggregating to 7.4 KWP for supply, installation and commissioning of solar power plant of 3.7 KWP each at Ranchi, Jharkhand for two community toilet complexes.


Samsung Heavy wins $416.4-mn order

Reuters,Jan 22, 2015
Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd has said that the company has bagged an order worth $416.4 million to build two LNG carriers from an unnamed firm based in Asia. The company expects the contract to be completed by September 2017.


Vestas receives 298 MW turbine order in USA
Reuters, Jan 22, 2015
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has said that it has received a 298 megawatt turbine order for a wind project in the United States. The order is for 149 units of the V100-2.0 MW turbine for the Kingfisher wind farm project. The contract includes delivery of the wind turbines, as well as a 10-year service agreement. Delivery is expected in late 2015.


SunEdison secures European financing to build 85.2 MW of solar in UK
PV Magazine, Jan 22, 2015
SunEdison has said that it has secured financing to build five large-scale solar farms in the United Kingdom that will generate 85.2 MW electricity. SunEdison has begun construction on all five sites, and expects to complete them in the first quarter of 2015.


Spain’s Gamesa signs 100 MW windpower project in Maharashtra
ET, Jan 21, 2015
Spain-based wind turbine maker Gamesa has bagged an order from Orange Renewable Power for a 100 MW wind power project in Khanapur, Maharashtra. The deal would be responsible for supply, erection and commissioning of 50 units of Gamesa G97-2.0MW T104m wind turbines which will be commissioned in two phases by June 2015. The agreement includes long term comprehensive operations and maintenance.


Penn Energy bags USD 125m for 37 MW of Ontario solar parks

Seenews Renewable, Jan 21, 2014
US solar firm Penn Energy Renewables Ltd has secured USD 125 million (EUR 108m) in loans to build 37 MW of solar parks in the Canadian province of Ontario. The terms and construction debt facilities were arranged by Dutch Rabobank Group with assistance from KeyBank National Association and the National Bank of Canada. The funds will be used for the construction of three solar plants of 37 MW in total, the given capacity of which is in direct current (DC). Once completed, the Roseplain, Brantgate and Ridgefield plants will sell their output to Ontario Power Authority (OPA) under 20-year power purchase agreements (PPAs).


Crompton Greaves bags $26 mn contract from Indonesia

BS, Jan 20, 2015
Crompton Greaves has bagged USD 26 million contract from Indonesia for supplying power equipment. The scope of the contract includes designing, manufacturing, factory testing, site installation and pre- commissioning of the transformers over a period of 18 months. The power transformers will be installed across PT PLN’s transmission network, in 36 different substations in Sumatra, Java, Bali, Kalimantan and the Sulawesi islands of Indonesia .


UK’s Kier secures Gulf construction contracts worth $220m

ArabianBusiness.com, Jan 19, 2015
Kier Group, the UK-based construction group, has secured several new contracts in the Gulf region totalling £145 million. It has been named preferred bidder for a £100 million mixed-use development in Dubai, as well as two infrastructure contracts totalling £15 million on a major new leisure park project for the region. In Saudi Arabia, the company has secured a £30 million infrastructure project with a leading Saudi state-owned company in the eastern region. Work on all projects is expected to start this month. The companies order includes a £105 million joint venture for a spa and hotel in Abu Dhabi, the £87 million joint venture with Mercury to build a new data centre for UAE bank, the £47 million Dubai Parks project and a £26 million project for Dubai University.


Ramky Infra surges as JV gets Rs 210 crore contract

BS, Jan 19, 2015
The joint venture (JV) comprising Ramky Infrastructure and Barbik Project has been awarded the project viz Rehabilitation and up-gradation of NH-3 to two lanes with paved shoulder in the state of Chhattisgarh under NHDP-IV through engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis, by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The length of the project is 61 Km and is valued an amount of Rs 209.89 crore. Ramky Infrastructure holds 70% in the JV while the other JV partner holds 30%. The project is to be completed within 550 days from appointed date.


RPP Infra bags Rs 49.54-crore contract from Tamil Nadu government
ET, Jan 18, 2015
RPP Infra Projects has bagged a Rs 49.54-crore contract from the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) for providing combined water supply scheme to 158 rural habitations in Tiruppur district for a total value of Rs 49.54 crore. The project, to be implemented in Gudimangalam and Udumalaipettai Unions in Tiruppur district, would also be maintained for a period of 12 months.


Rajesh Exports bags export order worth Rs. 1780 crore

BSE, Jan 19 2015
Rajesh Exports Limited has received an order worth Rs. 1780 crores from Jamcelat Jewellery, UAE. The order is to export designer range of gold and diamond studded jewellery and medallions, which is to be completed by 31 March’15.


BHEL Gets CCPP Order Of INR 12,020 Crores

HBL Jan 17, 2015
BHEL has bagged the prestigious contract for setting up the plant involving supply and commissioning of a fuel-efficient, state-of-the-art Advanced-class Gas Turbine. Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has placed the Rs.1,202 crore order for the 370 MW Gas Turbine-based CCPP, the first gas-based Utility Power Project of KPCL, to be installed at Yelahanka on the outskirts of Bengaluru city, says a statement issued by BHEL. The modules cost Rs.55 crore.


$8 million contract awarded for new sheriff’s department in Yuba County
appeal-democrat Jan 16, 2015
Yuba County Sheriff’s Department Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a plan in which $6 million of the cost would be financed through certificates of participation used for public infrastructure. They also tentatively awarded an $8 million construction contract to Chico-based Randy Hill Construction, the lowest of nine bidders, to renovate the sheriff’s department’s future home on Yuba Street. The contract is contingent on the board’s final approval of the financing plan.


Campbell River boatyard awarded national defence contract

Bclocalnews Jan 16, 2015
Ocean Pacific Marine Store and Boatyard has been awarded a contract to build two Submarine Fenders for the Department of National Defence (DND). The contract is to build two vessels which will be towed to the Esquimalt Naval Base. The design of the fender vessel is unique. Four deep fender panels or keels extend deep into the water to provide a surface against which the Victoria Class Submarines will rest.


Veolia awarded Halle – Goslar contract
Railwaygazette Jan 16, 2015
The Sachsen-Anhalt and Braunschweig transport authorities have awarded Veolia Verkehr a contract to operate Halle (Saale) – Aschersleben – Halberstadt – Wernigerode – Goslar passenger services for three years from December 2015. The contract covers the operation of 1 million train-km/year.


Bam Awarded £37m Cov Uni Contract
Midland News Jan 16, 2015
Coventry University has awarded BAM Construction a £37m contract to build its new flagship science and health building. The five storey building, located on Much Park Street in the city centre, will bring together the university’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences teaching and research facilities into a 120,000 sq ft ‘superlab’. It is due for completion in 2017.


Irving awarded AOPS build contract
Marinelog jan 16, 2015
Federal government, Canada has signed a build contract with Irving Shipbuilding for the AOPS (arctic/offshore patrol ships) program. Irving is the prime contractor for the ships, which are to be built at its Halifax Shipyards under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement strategy.


Bright Packing bags US$15m deal to supply aluminium foil to Russia
The Star Online, Jan 13, 2015
Bright Packaging Industry Bhd has secured a US$15mil (about RM53mil) contract to supply aluminium foil to a multinational tobacco manufacturing company in Russia. The company has entered into a purchase-sale agreement with Zao Philip Morris Izhora to supply the aluminium foil. The agreement shall stay in force until Dec 31, 2016.


Era Infra bags Rs 329 crore contract
ET, Jan 13, 2015
Era Infra Engineering has been awarded a contract worth Rs. 329 crores for rehabilitation and upgradation of NH-216 from Km 3.800 to Km 90.460 (Raigarh to Sarapalli Section) in the state of Chattisgarh to two-lanes with paved shoulders under NHDP-IV on EPC basis.


Skanska Awarded Contract to Upgrade M25 Highway in the UK, Worth GBP 28 M, about SEK 316 M
Business Wire, Jan 12, 2015
Skanska UK, in joint venture with Balfour Beatty, has been awarded a construction contract to upgrade a junction of the M25 highway for the UK’s Highways Agency. The contract is worth GBP 56 M in total, about SEK 631 M, of which Skanska’s share amounts to GBP 28 M, about SEK 316 M. Skanska will include the order in the order bookings for Skanska UK in the fourth quarter of 2014. The 50:50 joint venture Balfour Beatty Skanska is a construction partner to Connect Plus, the company responsible for managing and upgrading the M25 highway and has already delivered GBP 1.3 billion, about SEK 15 billion, worth of smart highway upgrades to 117 kilometers of the M25 since 2009. The work on junction 30 will provide enhancements to the highway as part of a project to reduce congestion and supporting Government’s National Infrastructure Plan. Work is due to start in January 2015 and is scheduled to conclude by 2017


Nautilus Solar secures $39m funding for Ontario DG project

P V Magazine, Jan 12, 2015
New Jersey-based renewable energy developer Nautilus Solar Energy LLC has secured US$39 million in funding for the development of a suite of distributed generation (DG) solar projects in the Canadian province of Ontario. Funding for the 8 MW project comes via a term loan from Rabobank Group and will be co-developed by Moose Power Inc.


ACWA wins $2bn contract for Morocco solar plant

Utilities-me.com, Jan 10, 2015
ACWA Power International, a Saudi Arabian led consortium, has won a EUR 1.7bn ($2bn) contract to build two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in Morocco. The plants totalling 350 MW are the second phase Ouarzazate project in the southern Moroccan city of the same name. ACWA Power is already building a 160 MW plant in the first stage of the project.


ABB bags Rs 256-crore order in Sri Lanka
ET, Jan 9, 2015
ABB has bagged a contract worth Rs. 256 crore from the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to supply two 220 kV substations and upgrade an existing substation in Sri Lanka. The new substations will be constructed at Polpitiya in the Central Province and Padukka near the capital, Colombo, in the Western Province, while the existing substation at Pannipitiya, a suburb of Colombo, will be augmented. ABB will design, engineer, supply and commission the substations and provide high-voltage air-insulated switchgear, medium-voltage indoor gas-insulated switchgear, power transformers, IEC 61850-compliant protection and substation automation, and fiber-optic communications systems. The project is scheduled for completion in 2017.


Ezra secures subsea construction contract worth $105m

Seatrade Global, Jan 9, 2015
Singapore’s Ezra Holdings has won a subsea construction contract with Australia’s Apache Energy valued in excess of AUD130m ($105m). Project management and engineering will commence immediately with offshore execution scheduled to start in first quarter of 2016.


Ayala’s power unit secures financing for 540-MW Mindanao coal-fed plant
Manila Bulletin, Jan 8, 2015
Ayala Corp.’s energy unit secured additional funds for its 540-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Mindanao, a development that brings the firm on track with the project as well as with its target to have 1,000 MW in its portfolio by 2016. The AC Energy Holdings, Inc. (AC Energy), the power arm of listed conglomerate Ayala Corp., already secured financing for the phased construction of a 4 x 135MW coal-fired power plant in Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte in Mindanao.The project, in total, was estimated to cost $1 billion and is expected to start construction in early 2015 and will be operational by 2017. The plant is being developed by GN Power Kauswagan Ltd. Co., a limited partnership among AC Energy, the Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure (PINAI) fund, and Power Partners Ltd. Co. Aside from this project, AC Energy is also involved in the development of a 2 x 600MW power plant in Bataan beside the existing GN Power Mariveles plant, which is 17-percent owned by AC Energy. The new power plant has yet to achieve financial close, which is targeted this year.Meanwhile, the first unit of its 2 x 135 MW coal-fired power plant in Calaca, Batangas under South Luzon Thermal Energy Corp. (SLTEC), a joint venture with Trans-Asia Oil and Development Corp., is scheduled to start commercial operations by the first quarter of 2015.The second 135 MW unit of the plant is currently under construction and expected to be completed by the end of the year.


Pr City council awards contract for Rosedale project

Kern Golden Empire.com, Jan 7, 2015
The Bakersfield City Council is expected to award a contract for the Rosedale Highway Widening Project.
A contract bid is being awarded to Teichert Construction in the amount of $16,014,592.40 for the Rosedale Highway Widening Project.The initial estimate for the project by TRIP engineers was for $15 million, which included a roadway widening and a water line installation for the City Water Department.
TRIP will appropriate $325,215 in federal earmark funds and $1,615,000 in local funds contributed by the County to account for the difference. According to TRIP, the project is funded with federal, local, and domestic water enterprise funds. The project will add a lane in each direction from Calloway Drive to 700′ feet east of Gibson Street. The project is expected to begin in spring 2015.


L&T construction bags Rs 4,006 crore worth of contracts in December 2014
ET, Jan 5, 2015
L&T construction’s domestic orders are:

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has received an order from a reputed customer in Odisha for the construction of a 48 km railway lines for the transportation of coal from coal mines for their thermal power station.
Scope of work also includes building a water pipeline along with the railway line.

A road project on EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) mode has been bagged from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the development and up-gradation of the Bijapur-Gulbarga-Humnabad section of NH-218 in the state of Karnataka.

The company has received an order from National Mineral Development Corporation Limited for the construction of an earthen reservoir, a raw water pump house, a water treatment plant & a distribution system for their integrated steel plant at Nagarnar, Chattisgarh.

L & T’s (Renewable Energy Division) has bagged a turnkey order from a reputed power developer for the construction of Solar PV Plants in Punjab.

It has bagged a turnkey contract from the Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Limited (UPPTCL) for the construction of 400 kV double circuit quad transmission lines between Banda-Orai and Banda-Allahabad regions of Uttar Pradesh.

6. The company has also received an EPC order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) as a part of the northern regional strengthening scheme.

L&T Oman LLC, a subsidiary of L&T has received an order from Salalah Free Zone Company for the construction works of Adhan Phase 1A. Scope of the order involves building a potable water network, an irrigation water network, a storm water network, a sewer network, irrigation and firefighting reservoirs, pumping stations and control rooms.

Larsen & Toubro Saudi Arabia LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of L&T, has bagged orders from the National Grid, Saudi Arabia for construction of double-circuit transmission lines in Buraydah and Hail Areas of Saudi Arabia.


First Wind Secures Energy Sales Agreements with Idaho Power Company
Business Wire, Jan 5, 2015
First Wind, a leading renewable energy company, has confirmed that the Idaho Public Utilities Commission has approved Energy Sale Agreements with five proposed First Wind solar projects and the Idaho Power Company. The contracts are for 20 years and for projects that total 100 megawatts (MW). The five 20 MW projects are spread across southern Idaho where they will provide energy and economic diversity to Ada, Elmore, Owyhee and Power counties. Each project is targeted to be completed by the end of 2016. The five projects combined are expected to generate approximately 250,000 MW hours annually.


Kalpataru Power Transmission surges on new orders worth Rs 560 crore
BS, Jan 1, 2015
Kalpataru Power Transmission has bagged major orders include transmission line projects in Kargil from Power Grid Corporation and a pipeline laying project from Indian Oil Corporation. The cumulative orders value is Rs. 560 crores.


Galfar bags RO214mn contract for ROP hospital

Zawya, Jan 1, 2015
Galfar Engineering and Contracting Company has been awarded a major contract of RO213.96mn for the construction of Royal Oman Police’s (ROP) new general hospital at airport heights. The completion period of the contract is 1,095 days


KEC International bags domestic and international orders worth Rs. 1,412 cr
IIFL, Dec 31, 2014
Turnkey order for 400 kV transmission line from Vasanthapura to Kelagina Kanive in Karnataka. The order is secured from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited and the order value is Rs. 543 crore.

Turnkey order for 400kV transmission line from Kharagpur in West Bengal to Chaibasa in Jharkhand. This order is secured from Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited for one of their BOO projects under Eastern Region System Strengthening Scheme – VII and the order value is Rs. 112 crore.

Two orders secured from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited; an order for supply and construction work of 400 kV transmission line from Wardha to Aurangabad in Maharashtra and another, a turnkey order for 400 kV transmission line in Jammu and Kashmir. The order value is Rs. 79 crore and Rs. 27 crore respectively.

Order for supply and erection of 220kV transmission line in West Bengal. The order is secured from West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited and the order value is Rs. 71 crore.

The company has secured order from Africa amounting to Rs. 83 crore. Other details have not been disclosed.

SAE Towers, the wholly owned subsidiary of the company has secured orders for the supply of lattice towers, monopoles, hardware and EPC works from the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Chile. The total value of these orders is Rs. 213 crore.


BRIEF-Scatec Solar secures financing for $125 million solar plant investment in Honduras
Reuters, Dec 29, 2014
BRIEF-Scatec Solar secures project financing for $125 million investment in the 60 MW Agua Fria solar plant in Honduras. The company has entered together with partners into financing agreements totalling about $90 million for construction of the said project. Construction of Agua Fria solar plant will start immediately and plant is expected to be in operation in H2 2015.


Vestas Wins 42-Megawatt Wind-Turbine Order in Italy

Blommberg, Dec 29, 2014
Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS) won a 42-megawatt wind-turbine order for the Lacedonia wind-power plant in Campania, Southwest Italy. The order from BayWa AG’s Alisea unit is for six V110 2-megawatt turbines and nine V126 3.3-megawatt machines, for delivery in the third quarter of 2015, Aarhus, Denmark-based Vestas said. The plant is due to be commissioned by the final quarter, and the deal also includes a 10-year service plan.


Keppel O&M secures rig contract worth over $100M
IHS Maritime 360, Dec 29, 2014
Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has secured a contract worth over $100M to construct a land drilling rig for a major operator. The contract involves engineering, procurement and construction for one of the world’s largest land drilling rigs. Upon delivery in mid-2016, the rig is designed and built for operating in harsh condition.


IVRCL secures orders worth Rs. 1,255.67cr
Nbmcw.com, Dec 28, 2014
IVRCL Limited has secured orders worth Rs. 1,255.67cr. The scope of the projects include construction of gravity type intake channel of 1.4-kilometre long, jack-well-cum-pump house, delivery chamber, panel room, control room, a 220-Kv capacity substation, and an 11-km transmission line with required volute pumps to deliver a total discharge of 20.03 cusecs of water. The project is to be executed in 24 months. The contracts included Rs. 1,022.58cr order from Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited for the Tubchi-Babaleshwar lift head works under the lift irrigation scheme.


Spain’s ACS gets $323 mn contract to upgrade Mexican power plant
Fox News Latino Dec 28, 2014
ACS said its Avanzia unit won a $323 million contract for overhauls of the Manzanillo and El Sauz power plants in the Mexican state of Queretaro in Mexico. Work on the Tula project will start in February 2015 and is expected to be completed in 29 months for the first combined-cycle unit and 31 months for the second unit. The contract was awarded by Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission, or CFE, and covers engineering, equipment, construction and start-up of the two combined-cycle units, as well as associated services aimed at ensuring Tula’s efficient operation.


NTPC invites international bids for Pudimadaka project
HBL, Dec 26, 2014
NTPC has invited international bids for long-term procurement of imported coal for the proposed 4,000-MW (5 X 800 MW)Pudimadaka thermal power plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. As per the bid request, the annual coal requirement of power plant is estimated to be around 14 MMTPA. The plant is likely to come into operation during FY 2018-19.


Jindal Steel gets nod to expand mine in Australia
HBL, Dec 26, 2014
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd’s (JSPL) step-down subsidiary, Wollongong Coal Ltd (WCL), is planning to expand the profitable mine to 3 million tonnes (mt) a year from the current capacity of 1 mt. The New South Wales Government has asked an empowered committee to give the permission for the same by March 2015.


Waskita secures Rp 850b loan for Central Java toll road

Jakarta Post, Dec 26, 2014
PT Waskita Karya has said that it has secured a loan of Rp 850 billion (US$68.12 million) from the Indonesian Export Financing Agency (LPEI), popularly known as Indonesia Eximbank, to finance its toll road project in Central Java. The loan would be allotted to the first stage of construction for a toll road connecting Pejagan in Brebes to Pemalang, both in Central Java. The Pejagan-Pemalang toll road will span about 57.5 kilometers, comprising four sections. The first stage of the construction, which connects Pejagan to East Brebes, will consist of two sections — the first will be 14.2 kilometers long and the second will be six kilometers. Total investment for the toll road is estimated to hit Rp 5.52 trillion, with the first stage projected to absorb Rp 2.34 trillion. The first stage of the construction will conclude in December 2015. The second stage, which comprises the third and fourth section will commence early in 2016 and to finish it by 2017.


VA Tech Wabag bags STP order worth Rs 175 crore in Philippines
Live mint, Dec 26, 2014
VA Tech WABAG has informed that it has bagged an order to construct a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Valenzueia, Philippines. The value of the order is about Rs. 175 crore and the project is funded by World Bank. WABAG will Design & Build the 60 MLD Valenzuela Sewage Treatment Plant for Maynilad Water Services Inc. using the Activated Sludge Process. The contract also includes Operation and Maintenance of the plant as part of performance proving period of one year.


Wison secures a contract of a second Floating LNG Liquefaction unit from EXMAR
PortNews, Dec 24, 2014
Wison Offshore & Marine has announced the award of a contract for the delivery of a second Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit (“FLNG”) from EXMAR NV (“EXMAR”). Under the agreement with EXMAR, Wison will be responsible for the turnkey engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) of the FLNG, which will be a self-contained barge with a liquefaction capacity of 0.6 MTPA (Million Tons Per Annum) and 20,000 m³ of LNG storage. The FLNG is scheduled to be completed in 2017


Alstom wins Rs. 180 cr order from NTPC
HBL, Dec 23, 2014
Alstom T&D India has secured an order worth around €23 million (Rs. 180 crore) from NTPC Ltd. The company would supply a 765 kV switch yard at the 2×800 MW Darlipalli super thermal power project (STPP) in Sundergarh district of Odisha. Alstom T&D India will design, engineer, manufacture, install and commission eleven 765kV bays and fourteen 132kV bays.


Cipla bags Rs. 1,000 cr order from South African govt

PTI, Dec 23, 2014
Cipla Medpro, the South African subsidiary of the Indian firm Cipla, has bagged an order from the South African government for supply of HIV drugs. The contract is effective from April 1, 2015, and will run for a period of three years.


B&W Vølund Consortium Awarded Contract To Build Waste-To-Energy Power Plant in Scotland
Business Wire, Dec 22, 2014
The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) has announced that a consortium that includes its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), has been awarded a $230 million contract to engineer, procure and construct a waste-to-energy (WTE) power plant near Dunbar, Scotland. Viridor UK selected B&W Vølund and its construction partner, Interserve, to design and build the plant. B&W Vølund’s scope accounts for more than two-thirds of the contract value and includes two WTE boilers, advanced DynaGrate® dynamic fuel combustion system, steam turbine and a dry flue gas cleaning system. The consortium also will test and commission the plant. The project was booked in the fourth quarter of 2014. Engineering is underway and the plant is scheduled to go online in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Salcon’s 50% JV secures RM470mil sewerage contract

The Star online, Dec 23, 2014
Water facilities and sewerage player Salcon Bhd and its 50% partner Loh & Loh Constructions Sdn Bhd have been awarded an RM470mil sub-contract from MMC Corp Bhd for a centralised sewage treatment plant project. The project would last for 70 months or close to six years, commencing from Dec 22, 2014 until the satisfactory completion on Oct 19, 2020. The sub-contract comprises of design, procurement, construction, testing, commissioning and the maintenance of the centralised sewage treatment plant, among others. Salcon will form a 50:50 joint-venture company with Loh & Loh to undertake the project.


Azure Power signs pact with Rajasthan Govt

PTI, Dec 22, 2014
Azure Power has announced signing of an initial agreement with the Rajasthan government to develop a 1,000-MW solar power project. The company is already building a 100-MW solar power plant, to be commissioned by April 2015 in the state.


Suzlon arm Senvion bags contracts worth Rs 420 crore

BS, Dec 22, 2014
Suzlon Group firm Senvion SE has bagged contracts worth over Rs. 420 crore for setting up nearly 64 MW wind power projects in the UK. RES has placed an order for 28.7 MW wind plant. Besides, John Laing has given a contract for 14.35 MW project, InfraRed Capital Partners (10.2 MW) and Broadview Energy (10.25 MW).


Bina Puri secures Kota Kinabalu project
The Star online, Dec 22, 2014
Bina Puri Holdings Bhd has secured a project in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The project was awarded via its unit Bina Puri Sdn Bhd from Jabatan Kerjaraya Sabah. The scope of the project includes upgrading of existing seawall, external roundabout and a fencing job of RM64.99mil. The job will be completed within 16 months.


McNally Bharat bags order worth Rs 117.95 crore

Livemint, Dec 22, 2014
McNally Bharat Engineering Company has received an order for design, engineering, supply and construction of various sub-stations for a power project for a value of Rs. 117.95 crores (approx).


IVRCL bags order worth Rs 1255.67 crore

Livemint, Dec 22, 2014
IVRCL’s Irrigation & Water Division have bagged orders of the value of Rs 1255.67 crore. Under the Irrigation Division, the company has bagged an order of Rs 1022.58 crore from Karnataka Neeravari Nigam, Government of Karnataka, for Tubchi-Babaleshwar Lift Head Works under Lift Irrigation Scheme. The work entails survey, investigation, design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of head works including all required structures, pipe line and motors with pumps and electro mechanical works along with operation and maintenance requirements for 5 years.

Under the Water Division, the company has bagged an order of Rs 137.49 crore from Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) for the work of Package-5 while, the company has secured order worth Rs 95.60 crore from Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran, Urban and rural scheme division, Nagpur for work of Nagpur Peri Urban (10 Villages) RR Water Supply Scheme (NRDWP).


BHEL bags Euro 16.96 million contract in Turkey

The Hindu, Dec 22 2014
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged an Euro 16.96 million contract for rehabilitation of 3 units of Electrostatic Precipitators for the 430 MW Tuncbilek Thermal Power Project in Turkey on EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis. The order envisages dismantling, supply, civil works and erection & commissioning of the Electrostatic Precipitators.



Nassco Awarded $498.1M Contract to Build Mobile Landing Platform Ship
San Diego Business Journal, Dec 21, 2014
The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Nassco a $498.1 million contract modification to build a fourth Mobile Landing Platform ship of the USNS Montford Point class. The 785-foot ship will be configured as an Afloat Forward Staging Base, which has a flight deck. Nassco will build the ship at its Barrio Logan yard. Some 70 percent of the work will be performed in San Diego, and construction is expected to be completed by March 2018..


Bajaj bags order from Sri Lankan govt for 1.25 lakh bikes

PTI, Dec 19, 2014
Bajaj Auto, through its distributor David Pieris Motor Company in Sri Lanka has secured an order from the Government of Sri Lanka for supply of around 50,000 units of Discover-125M motorcycles. The order will be supplied in the next 3-4 months.


Downer wins $ 2 bn contract from Adani Mining

PTI, Dec 19, 2014
Downer EDI Limited has announced it has received two Letters of Award from Adani Mining Pty Ltd for contracts for mining services and the construction of mine infrastructure at the Carmichael Coal Mine in the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland. The contracts are expected to have a combined value in excess of $2 billion over seven years. Both Letters of Award are subject to the parties executing binding contracts. Under the five-year mining services contract, with two additional one-year options, Downer will be responsible for statutory management and mine operations, drilling and blasting and load and haul of waste and coal. Also, Downer will be responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction of on-site infrastructure and preparatory civil works. The capital for the major fleet for the mining services contract will be provided by Adani.


Avantha Group’s CG bags contract from Belgium firm
ET, Dec 19, 2014
Avantha Group firm CG has bagged a contract from Belgian firm Northwind to provide operation and maintenance services for a 216 MW wind farm offshore substation on Lodewijk bank, 40km off the Belgian coast in the European country. Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.


Live Mint Dec 18, 2014
Captain Polyplast has received a work order from Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam (SSNN) for laying down an Under Ground Pipeline for connecting various fields of farmers with the cannal(s) of Narmada river. The estimate value of work order is Rs. 40 crore and it expected to be completed by March 31, 2015. The area which is to be covered are – VAT and Tharad, Banaskantha district covering an area of approximately 26,000 hectares; Dhangadhra and Chuda, Surendra Nagar district covering an area of approximately 9,159 hectares and Lakhtar, Limdi and Vadhvan, Surendra Nagar district covering an area of approximately 15,716 hectares.


Technip wins Rs.800-cr contract to build onshore terminal in AP for ONGC
HBL, Dec 17, 2014
Technip, a French engineering company, has been awarded a €100-million (about Rs.800 crore) contract by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), to build a 6 million standard cubic feet per day onshore terminal at Odalarevu in Andhra Pradesh. The scope of the contract includes basic design, detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, inspection and testing, installation, and commissioning of the onshore terminal facilities, which will be integrated to the existing terminal. Technip’s operating centre in Delhi will manage and execute the project, which is scheduled to be completed in the second half of 2016.


Captain Polyplast bags order worth Rs 40 crore from SSNN

Alstom Secures Second Wind Turbine Contract In South Korea

North American Wind Power, Dec 17, 2014
Alstom has won its second wind turbine contract in South Korea. The company has signed a deal with DaeMyoung Energy Corp. to provide turbines for the 18 MW Gowon wind farm in the country.
The wind farm is located in Gangwon province, approximately 170 km east of Seoul. Alstom will supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of six units of its ECO 110 wind turbines, each featuring a 90-meter tower and an output of 3 MW. Joint owners DaeMyoung Energy and Eurus Energy Holdings Corp. will operate the wind farm once it goes online by the end of 2015.


Artson Engineering bags Rs 10-cr contract from UAE firm

BS, Dec 18, 2014
Artson Engineering Ltd has bagged an AED 6.2 million (about Rs 10.70 crore) contract from UAE based company. The company has received a letter of intent (LoI) for fabrication and painting of chemical storage tanks at Sharjah, UAE


Nordex gets 65MW Irish wind turbine order

Recharge News, Dec 18, 2014
Nordex has received an order by project developer Green Energy Supply to deliver and install turbines for the 65MW Knockduff wind project in Cork county in south-western Ireland. The German wind turbine manufacturer will supply 26 of its N90/2500 machines for the wind park that is slated to go into operation in August 2015.


SunEdison secures US$146mn Honduras solar financing

Bnamericas, Dec 15, 2014
US solar developer SunEdison secured US$146mn in non-recourse debt financing for the construction of an 81.7MW photovoltaic (PV) power complex in Honduras. The complex, in Choluteca department, will comprise three solar plants: Pacifico (23.3MW), Choluteca I (23.3MW) and Choluteca II (35.1MW). The solar park will provide energy under a 20-year power purchase agreement with state electricity company Enee. SunEdison expects to connect the plants to the national grid during the second half of next year. The US$146mn in financing is being provided by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), along with the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (Cabei) and the Opec Fund for International Development (Ofid). The IFC will provide direct financing for US$85.9mn while Cabei and Ofid will make available US$45mn and US$15mn, respectively.


Zecon secures RM595.5mil loan for construction of children’s hospital
Thestar, Dec 15, 2014
Sarawak-based Zecon Bhd has taken a RM595.5mil syndicated term loan facility for the RM606mil Hospital Kanak-kanak Permata it is building and operating in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. Under the 30-year Build, Lease, Maintain and Transfer concession it won from the Ministry of Education (MoE) and University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Zecon – through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Zecon Medicare Sdn Bhd – has 54 months to build and complete the 243-bed children’s hospital. Actual construction of the hospital will be undertaken by South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd, which was awarded the contract by Zecon. The children’s hospital will cover an area of about 115,749sqm, and will have wards for paediatric cancer treatment and bone marrow transplants, as well as areas for play therapy.
Site clearing has been completed and Hyundai Engineering is expected to take over the site soon.


Zamil Steel Vietnam bags SR15m contract for refinery project
Zawya, Dec 14, 2014
Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. (Zamil Industrial), has recently awarded a SR15 million ($4 million) contract for the Nghi Son Refinery project in Vietnam. The contract’s scope of work includes the design, fabrication, supply and erection of 10 pre-engineered buildings, spreading over an area of 23,557 square meters in Nghi Son, Thanh Hoa province, located in the southern region of Hanoi. The Nghi Son Refinery project is the largest greenfield refinery project to be constructed in Vietnam and one of the largest ongoing infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia. The Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical complex is being developed by a consortium of international companies, including PetroVietnam, Idemitsu Kosan, Kuwait Petroleum International and Mitsui Chemicals. The 400-hectare project, which is expected to cost $6.2 billion, will have a designed capacity of 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil with the possibility to increase this capacity to 400,000 bpd. Construction began in October 2013, and the project is expected to enter commercial operation by early 2017.


Oil India signs contract for two oil blocks in Myanmar
ET Dec 13, 2014
Oil India Limited along with its consortium partners signed Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) for two offshore blocks M4 and YEB at Nay Pyi Taw,Myanmar. OIL is the operator with 60 per cent interest in both the blocks. Other consortium partners are Mercator Petroleum Ltd (25 per cent), Oilmax Energy Pvt Ltd (10 per cent), and Oil Star Management Services Co Ltd (a local company of Myanmar with 5 per cent stake). Block M-4 with an area of 4008 square miles in water depth of less than 600 feet is located in Moattama Basin, while other block YEB with an area of 8223 sq miles in water depth of less than 600 feet is located in Thanintharyi Basin.


Siemens wins orders worth Rs 317 crore

BS, Dec 12, 2014
Siemens has announced that the company has won orders worth Rs. 317 crore from Bihar Grid Company, a joint venture between Bihar State Power Company and Power Grid Corporation. This is Siemens’ first GIS substation order from BGCL and also marks the establishment of the first 220 kV GIS in the state of Bihar.


Alstom T&D bags Rs 246 crore contract from Mahatransco

ET Dec 12, 2014
Alstom T&D India has said that it has bagged a contract worth Rs. 246.2 crore from Mahatransco for setting up of grid substations at Kudus, Alkud, and Kondhwa in Maharashtra. Alstom will construct on a turnkey basis, 400/220kV air-insulated substations at Kudus and Alkud including power transformers, substation automation system and other auxiliary equipment.


Nuberg Engineering bags contract to set up UAE’s first calcium chloride plant
BS, Dec 12, 2014
Al Ghaith, a premier and diversified business house in the United Arab Emirates, has awarded the Noida-based Nuberg Engineering Limited – an engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPFC) company – a contract for a calcium chloride project. The plant, with a capacity of 85 MTPD, is the first calcium chloride plant in the UAE.


Era Infra Secures Contract from HSCC (India) Limited at an estimated cost of Rs. 92.04 crores..
HBL, Dec 11, 2014
Era Infra Engineering Ltd has informed BSE that the company has been awarded the building work construction of new paid ward including associated works, operation & maintenance during defect liability period in AIIMS Campus, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi for AIIMS, New Delhi By HSCC (India) Limited at an estimated cost of Rs. 92.04 crores.


Related Group secures construction loan for 240 apartments
Business Journel, Dec 11, 2014
The Related Group received a $27.1 million construction loan to build an apartment complex in Davie.
Regions Bank provided the loan to RD Davie LLC, an affiliate of the Miami-based developer, to build Lakeview Residences, a 240-unit garden apartment complex. It bought the 13.6-acre site on the west side of South University Drive, around the 5400 block, for $6 million in March. The previous owner secured development approval from the county in 2013.The project is just north of the Super Target on the corner of Stirling Road.


IL&FS Engineering arm bags Rs. 464 cr order in Saudi Arabia..
HBL,Dec 11, 2014
Maytas Infra Saudi Arabia (MISA), a subsidiary of IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited has received Rs. 464-crore contract from Saudi Binladin Group for construction of Abraj Kudai project in Makkah in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The project is to be completed within 32 months and the scope of work involves supply, delivery, installation and handing over of structural and reinforcement concrete works for two towers each 230 meters in height.


Development Consent Order (DCO) for Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm granted..
Mainstream Renewable Power, Dec 10, 2014

The consortium SMart Wind welcomes the decision by the Secretary of State to grant development consent for Hornsea Project One. The project is scheduled to commence operation by 2020 when it will become the world’s first gigawatt scale far from shore wind farm. The DCO covers the entire project, including the turbines, offshore and onshore substations, array cables and export cable.Project One is located 120km off the Yorkshire coast and covers approximately 407 square kilometres.

Hornsea Project One is being developed by SMartWind – a consortium of Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Financial Services – and DONG Energy. Hornsea Project One is one of three projects for which DONG Energy was awarded Financial Investment Decision Enabling Contracts for Difference by the Government in April 2014. Siemens acts as financing and technology partner in the joint venture. The company recently announced its intention to invest in wind turbine production facilities in Hull that could also produce the Hornsea turbines.


Welspun secures Rs 630 crore funding for 126MW wind power project in Rajasthan..
Panchabuta, Dec 10, 2014
Renewable energy company Welspun Renewables Energy has secured Rs 630 crore of financing for its 126 megawatt (MW) wind power project in Rajasthan. The debt funding had been secured through long-term funding from a consortium of financial institutions and from a major international financial institution, the company said in a statement. The project is slated to be commissioned by June 2015 and the on-ground construction work for the project has progressed ahead of schedule.


Jakson Group gets Rs. 110 cr contract from DMRC

HBL, Dec 10, 2014
Jakson Group has won an order worth Rs. 110 crore from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The order is to execute mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) work under phase I of Kochi Metro Rail Project. As part of the turnkey contract, Jakson will undertake supply, installation, fire detection and fire suppression systems among others. The contract also includes diesel generator sets for 22 elevated metro stations of Aluva–Petta line spanning 22.25 km and Muttom depot, the company said in a statement. The execution work on the first phase of this project has started and is expected to be complete by June 2016.


L&T bags order from Algeria
HBL, Dec 10, 2014
L&T power transmission & distribution business has bagged an order from Algeria. The international engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order is for the construction of 220/60 kV EHV (extra high voltage) substation at Bougzoul.


L & T group receives orders in power and construction sectors in India
HBL, Dec 10, 2014
L&T has bagged an order from PowerGrid for supply and erection of transmission lines in Jammu and Kashmir. The company has got an order from Bihar Grid Co for supply and erection of 132 kV and 220 kV double and single circuit transmission lines. It has also secured an order from Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd for rural electrification works. Further, L&T has also secured an order from a two-wheeler major for construction work at an upcoming manufacturing plant in Gujarat.


L & T group bags order from Abu Dhabi.
HBL, Dec 10, 2014
L & T group has bagged an order to construct a midfield airport terminal building and car park at Abu Dhabi. Promoter name and other details have not been disclosed.


Ericsson bags contract to manage Reliance Com’s pan-India network
Hindu, December 05, 2014
Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson will manage the pan-India network of telecom operator Reliance Communications under a seven-year business agreement signed between the two companies. Under the agreement, Ericsson would take over the responsibility for field maintenance, network operations and operational planning of Reliance Communications’ 2G, CDMA and 3G mobile networks. However, the financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The agreement also includes operation and management of Reliance Communications’ wire line network by Ericsson.


SPML Infra hits 52-week high on new orders, fund raising plan

BS, Dec 5, 2014
SPML Infra has won new orders worth Rs 267 crore from Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC) for 24X7 water supply system for three cities, Sindhanur, Gadag-Betageri and Haveri. Further, it also plans to raise funds worth Rs 75 crore through qualified institutional placements (QIP). The board has decided to call for Extra Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) on 6th January 2015 seeking shareholders approval to authorize the board of directors to raise funds through QIP route for an amount not exceeding Rs 75 crore


Thermax bags a repeat order for Rs 351 crore
BS, Dec 5, 2014
Thermax announced that the Company has won a repeat order from a leading African industrial major. The new order worth Rs 351 crore is also for supplying a captive power project for one of the conglomerate’s cement plants. The scope of work includes system design, manufacture, supply and supervision of erection and commissioning of the plant.


Bajaj Electricals bagged a new order worth Rs. 31.35 crore
HBL, December 4, 2014
Bajaj Electricals Ltd has informed BSE that the Engineering & Project Business Unit of the company has bagged a new order for EHV sub-station and associated transmission line from Odisha Power Transmission Company Limited (OPTCL) worth Rs. 31.35 crore.


Rays Power bags Rs. 700 cr solar EPC contract from Essel Group
HBL, December 3, 2014
Rays Power Infra has said that it has bagged an order from Essel Group to set up a total of 86.5 MW of solar power plants in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. The EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) company has been awarded the contract to set up 31.5 MW solar plant in Punjab and 55 MW in Uttar Pradesh, on turnkey basis. The investment outlay for both these projects, which are scheduled to be operational by April next year, is around Rs. 700 crore.


ABB bags orders worth Rs. 334 crore
HBL, Dec 03, 2014
ABB has said that it has won orders worth Rs. 334 crore from Bihar Grid Corporation Limited (BGCL) and West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. As per the agreement, ABB will design, supply, install and commission 220/132/33 kV (kilovolt) gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) sub-stations across four locations in Bihar. In West Bengal, the company will design, supply, install and commission a 220/132/33 kV AIS sub-station in Sadaipur region.


Nordex secures 21.6MW Turkish deal
Wind Power, Dec 3, 2014
Nordex will deliver nine N117/2400 turbines to the Dilek Res project in Summer 2015. The manufacturer has also signed a five-year service deal. There is also an option to add a further low-wind turbine to the project, which is located in an area with average wind speeds of 6.8 metres per second.


Muhibbah Engineering secures RM135m Westports project

The Star Online Dec 3, 2014
Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd has secured a RM135mil contract from Westport Holdings Bhd to build a container terminal at Port Klang. The contract was to build the first 300 metres of container terminal 8 wharf and access bridges and associated works inclusive of Government Service Tax. Westports has an option within six months from the date of site possession for Part A to award to Muhibbah the second 300 meter of Container Terminal 8 wharf with a total contract value of RM256mil.


NBCC receives road construction order in Arunachal Pradesh

Money Control, Dec 2, 2014
NBCC has secured PMC work for construction /improvement/maintenance of roads at Miao-Vijaynagar (Arunachal Pradesh) costing Rs 1850 crore.


Lydian secures approval for Amulsar gold project in Armenia

Mining Technology.com, Dec 1, 2014
US-based Lydian International has secured approval of the mining right for the Amulsar gold project in Southern Armenia. Lydian’s 100%-owned subsidiary Geoteam CJSC received the approval from the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia. The approval encompasses all project infrastructures, including the location for crushers, the conveyor and heap leach facility, a mining permit applicable to all three pits, definition of the area where operating activities may take place. An agreement that outlines the nature and duration of mining operations is also covered in the approval.


Malaysia secures RM11 billion projects in Bangladesh

Free Malaysia Today, Dec1, 2014
The Malaysian infrastructure companies have secured almost RM11 billion worth of projects to date from Bangladesh. According to Special Envoy for Infrastructure to India and South Asia, S.Samy Vellu revealed that among these projects were the RM6 billion 1,320 MW power plant in Cox’s Bazar, RM2.3 billion apartment project in Dhaka, the supply of 400 passenger coaches for Bangladesh Railways worth RM700 million and a RM1.5 billion crude handling facilities project worth RM1.5 billion. The contract for the apartment project will be signed this month. The rest of the contracts are being negotiated and expected them to be finalized within a month or so.


Ghelamco secures financing for new office project

Wbj, Dec 1, 2014
Property developer Ghelamco has signed an agreement with lender PKO BP, securing financing for its Wołoska 24 office project in Warsaw’s Mokotów. PKO BP will lend €34.1 million for the investment itself and PLN 10 million for VAT payments. The construction of Wołoska 24 was launched.


UK firm bags Batinah Expressway PMC contract
Zawya, Nov 30, 2014
The UK-based Driver Group Plc, a consultant for construction and engineering industries has been awarded the PMC contract to manage the Batinah Expressway project by the Ministry of Transport and Communications ( MoTC ), Sultanate of Oman for a value of RO4.72mn. Under the contract, Driver Consult (Oman) LLC, the Omani unit of Driver Group, will provide consultancy services for management of the project. The Batinah Expressway is 272km long with 247.5km of link roads connecting the project to nearby towns. The duration of the contract is three years and the project management team will consist of up to 26 consultants.


Brazil secures new 4.98 GW at energy auction

Seenews Renewable, Nov 28, 2014
Brazil secured power supplies from an additional 4,979 MW in wind, small-scale hydro, biomass and conventional thermal projects at its A-5 energy auction. A total 36 wind projects of nearly 926 MW obtained 20-year contracts with power distributors, with an average price of BRL 136 (USD 52.86/EUR 42.34) per MWh. The average sales price for hydro and biomass projects closed at BRL 161.89 and BRL 207.11 per MWh, under 30- and 25-year contracts, respectively, including 43.88 MW of hydroelectric and 611 MW of biomass plants.The 145-MW Itaocara hydro project, with a price of up to BRL 114 per MWh, did not attract contractors.The plants will be built in the states of Amazonas, Goias, Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul, Acre, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Piaui, Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte and Paraiba.All plants have to start supplies on January 1, 2019.


Prasarana secures Mecca Metro rail contract

New Straits Times Online, Nov 28, 2014
PRASARANA Malaysia Bhd (Prasarana) has won the bid to be the “shadow operator’’ for Phase One of the Mecca Public Transport Programme Metro (Mecca Metro) in Saudi Arabia. As the shadow operator, Prasarana will provide operations and maintenance consultancy services to the Makkah Mass Rail Transit Company during the construction of Phase One of Mecca Metro. The construction covers two lines with 22 stations and spans 45.1 km, including 24.9km of underground rail network. Prasarana would conduct preliminary and detailed design reviews for the project in addition to developing the operations and maintenance specifications and service agreements for the future contractor. The RM9 million consultancy services contract is expected to begin next month. Phase One of the Mecca Metro is expected to be commissioned by 2019.


Lithuanian company secures multi-million dollar funding for gas terminal
ukrane Today, Nov 27, 2014
Lithuania’s Klaipeda Oil has secured multi-million dollar funding from the Nordic Investment Bank for a liquefied natural gas terminal which will be constructed on the country’s Baltic coast. The Nordic bank will be financing up to 30% of the Lithuanian gas terminal according to reports in the Lithuania Tribune.


Rolls-Royce secures contract for its first offshore vessel to be built in Turkey
PortNews, Nov 27, 2014
Rolls-Royce has won a £12 million order to provide design, integrated power and propulsion systems and equipment for a highly advanced multipurpose service vessel for the Norwegian ship owner Myklebusthaug Management to be built at the Beşiktaş Shipyard in Turkey. The vessel is a brand new design type from Rolls-Royce. The UT 7521 WP will be prepared for a range of offshore duties. The overall length of the vessel will be 98.9 metres with a beam of 21 metres and deadweight of approx. 6000 tons.


Japanese firm to design Uganda-Kenya crude pipeline

Oil Review Africa, Nov 27, 2014
Japan’s Toyota Tsusho has won the contract to design a 1,300 km oil export pipeline from Uganda to Kenya’s coast. The pipeline designer would be required to supervise the construction of a fibre optic cable from Uganda’s oilfields in Hoima through the Lokichar Basin in northwest Kenya. Toyota Tsusho have already been awarded the contract for the feasibility study and preliminary engineering design, their final report is expected by mid-April next year.”The consultant is also expected to design tank terminals in Hoima, Lokichar and Lamu.


Surana Telecom bags solar project
HBL, Nov 27, 2014
Surana Telecom and Power has informed BSE that it has received Letter of Award (LOA) from Karanataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) to develop 10MW solar power project in Tingloor Village, Madhugiri Taluq of Tumkur District in Karnataka. The total outlay for the said project is Rs. 60 crore.


Alstom T&D India bags Rs 56 crore order from Sri Lanka
ET, Nov 27, 2014
Alstom T&D India has been awarded a Rs 56 crore contract by Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to monitor and control Sri Lanka’s electricity transmission network. Alstom will supply energy management system to enable reliable, secure and efficient operation of Sri Lanka’s hydro-thermal electricity system. It will install and integrate 34 Remote Terminal Units (RTU) with the new system and integrate existing substation automation. Equipment will be manufactured from Alstom’s Noida manufacturing facilities in India.


Nordex bags 29MW turbine order for Italian wind farm

Recharge, Nov 27, 2014
German turbine manufacturer Nordex has received an order to provide eight of its N117/3000 machines and two N117/2400 turbines for the 29MW Melfi I project in southern Italy. Nordex is slated to deliver the turbines for the Italian unit of German developer WSB in the spring of 2015.The order comes with a service contract of at least 15 years.


Taneja Aerospace signs contract to upgrade MiG-29s
The Times of India, Nov 27, 2014
Taneja Aerospace and Aviation Limited (TAAL) has bagged the contract for life cycle upgradation of MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF). The project is aimed at increasing the life cycle of MiG-29s for a period of another 40 years. IAF will be providing TAAL the spares and components to fit in the aircraft. The job will be executed at the base repair depot (BRD) at Nashik. The BRDs come under IAF’s maintenance command headquartered at Nagpur. Approximate contract value is Rs.12 crores.


Vestas secures 49.5MW Dominican Republic order

Windpower Monthly Nov 26, 2014
Vestas has been awarded a contract by Grupo Cobra to supply 49.5MW of turbines to a power plant in Enriquillo, in the southwest of the Dominican Republic. Vestas will supply 15 V112-3.3MW turbines for the Larimar project. Delivery is expected in the second quarter of 2015, with commissioning due in 2016.


Valecha Engineering bags two orders

BS November 26, 2014
Valecha Engineering announced that the Company has bagged projects worth Rs 157.95 crore. One of the order is for upgrading/ improvement of Jaleshor-Loharpatti section of Janakpur Parikarma Road at Kathmandu, Nepal worth Rs 19.88 crore. The other order is for construction of flyover and underpass on Delhi Gurgaon section of access controlled Highway of NH -8 in the State of Haryana worth Rs 138.07 of NHAI.


WYG secures contract for work on new nuclear plant in Poland
Yorkshire Post, Nov 26, 2014
Engineering consultancy WYG has been named as a key partner on a major new nuclear plant in Poland. The Leeds-based firm has signed a contract with Amec Foster Wheeler, which has been appointed by Polish state-controlled Polska Grupa Energetyczna to develop Poland’s first nuclear power plant over the next 10 years. The contract is expected to be worth a minimum of £6.2m to WYG over the next three years, rising to up to £35m if all optional work is undertaken over the 10-year period. WYG will provide a broad spectrum of technical support services including contract administration, engineering support, licensing and permitting, management systems, site infrastructure, quality assurance and vendor and supply chain oversight.
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Ricoh India, TCIL bag Rs.1,370 crore order from posts department
Hindu, November 25, 2014
Ricoh India along with Telecommunications Consultants India (TCIL) has won Rs.1,370 crore order from Department of Posts, India. Both the companies will jointly work as the system integrator for Rural Information & Communication Technology (ICT) – Hardware (RH) Solution, which will enable them to modernize approximately 129,000 post offices through automation. The department of posts has selected Ricoh India for supply, installation and maintenance services of hardware, peripheral devices and operating system for the project. The scope of work includes supply of mobile computing devices and peripherals, installation of solar UPS, connectivity to access the application by service providers along with maintenance for five years.


Invenergy Secures Financing for 207-Megawatt Wind Farm in Texas
Bloomberg, Nov 24, 2014
Invenergy LLC, a closely held U.S. renewable-power developer, arranged an undisclosed amount of financing for a 207-megawatt wind farm under construction in Texas. The Rattlesnake Wind Energy Center in Glasscock County, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Midland, is expected to begin producing power in the third quarter of 2015.


United Technologies’ NORESCO Secures $43M Energy Project – Analyst Blog
Nasdaq, Nov 24, 2014
NORESCO, a part of United Technologies Corp.’s ( UTX ) UTC Building & Industrial Systems segment, recently secured a $43 million energy infrastructure project at the US army’s Fort Jackson training center in Columbia, SC. The project is expected to be completed in Mar 2017 with long-term maintenance costs funded through guaranteed energy savings.


Capstone Turbine Secures Another Order From the Health Care Industry to Upgrade a New York City Cancer Center
GlobeNewswire, Nov 24, 2014
Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of micro turbine energy systems has announced that it has received another order from the health care industry for a C1000 micro turbine to upgrade the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, New York.RSP Systems, Capstone’s distributor for New York, secured the order, which is scheduled to ship in mid 2015 and be commissioned in early 2016.


KNR Constructions bags road project in Madhya Pradesh

HBL, Nov 24, 2014
KNR Constructions Ltd has bagged an order for road project from the Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation Ltd through its joint venture Tomer Builders & Contractors Pvt Ltd.The scope of the order involves widening and reconstruction of the Dabra-Bhitarwar-Harsi Road. The project is planned to be completed within 24 months from the appointed date. Approximate cost of the order is around Rs.109.56 crore.


Airport expansion going to plan

stuff.co.nz 24 Nov, 2014
Work on the $4 million project started in July and stage one – the construction of a rental car building stage – is almost complete. Work had now begun on the front of the terminal and baggage claim area.


Airport begins construction of train station

thejakartapost.com 24 Nov, 2014
Construction on a train station at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport has started with the erection of a piling on a 7,200-hectare plot of land as a foundation for the station. PT Angkasa Pura II will be responsible for overseeing the construction. The development of the station will cost a total of Rp 1.39 billion and is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.


Construction of Sh25b Mombasa South Coast bridge to start
standardmedia.co.ke 24 Nov, 2014
Ministry of Transport led a team of engineers to inspect Changamwe-Airport road. The government has received a loan of Sh25 billion from Jica for the construction of Miritini-Kipevu road. A Government official has announced that the construction of the Sh25 billion bridge connecting Mombasa Island with the Kenyan South Coast will start in February next year.


Brimbal road project set for spring start
mnews.com 23 Nov, 2014
The $5 million Brimbal Avenue improvement project is on schedule to begin in the spring of 2015. The plan all along has been that we break ground in the spring of 2015. The 2018/2019 date was included in a peer review, commissioned by the city, of the traffic impacts of North Shore Crossing, a proposed shopping plaza on Brimbal Avenue.


Retooled development plan for Barrett is progressing

dispatch.com 23 Nov, 2014
Workers are expected to begin in the spring converting the former Barrett Middle School property into housing, now that a revised plan has received preliminary approval. Instead of 152 apartments and condominiums, the new plan calls for 108 apartments and 22 single-family homes.


Construction underway on medical building
thestate.com 23 Nov, 2014
Construction is underway on a new medical building on the campus of Norwich University in Northfield. The building will allow more room for primary care practitioners and physical therapy. An orthopedics and sports medicine doctor will have office hours there. The building will be used by members of both the Norwich and Northfield communities.


Renovation, construction projects move forward at 2 Council Rock middle schools
theintell.com 23 Nov, 2014
The Council Rock school board has taken some major steps forward on a renovation/addition at Holland Middle School and building a new Newtown Middle School. The board approved a $2.2-million agreement with SchraderGroup Architecture for architectural services on the Holland Middle School project. The estimated fee is based on 5.95 percent of the estimated construction cost of $37.5 million


Construction of health, educational complexes progressing
gulf-times.com 23 Nov, 2014
An amount of QR4.2bn was earmarked for the construction of 102 buildings, of which 44 were for educational institutions. Some of the new projects in healthcare, including the centres in Al Muntaza, Al Nuaim, Al Karanaa, Al Leghwairiya, Al Rouda, Umm Salal and Communicable Diseases Hospital are expected to be ready in the next few months. The complex featuring the gynaecology section and rehabilitation centre at Hamad Medical City, which has been earmarked a whopping QR2bn for completion, will be ready early next year. The project, spread over 227,000sq m, has a car park facility for 1,100 cars. The gynaecology section has 190 beds and 53 baby beds whereas the rehabilitation centre will have 200 beds on its completion. The Naufar Centre for Rehabilitation in Muaither, spread over 50,117sq m, is also being given a new facelift at a cost of QR459mn.


Tirupati Sarjan secures order worth Rs 49.06 crore
BS, Nov 21, 2014
Tirupati Sarjan has announced that it has received an order for infrastructure work in GMERS Medical College Campus at Himmatnagar, Sabarkantha amounting Rs. 49.06 crore. Further, its subsidiary Tirupati Development (U) has also received a work order from the Republic of Uganda for the construction of hospital (Maternity and Children’ Complex) in Uganda amounting of Rs. 23.71 crore.


Gamesa secures two wind turbine supply contracts in China

EBR, Nov 20, 2014
Spain-based Gamesa has secured two wind turbine supply contracts, totaling 112MW, in China.
Under the first contract, awarded by China’s General Nuclear Power Group subsidiary CGN Wind Energy, Gamesa will supply of 32 G97 2MW turbines that will be installed at the 64MW Yangchajie wind complex in Yunnan province. The turbines are scheduled to be delivered by Gamesa in January 2015 and the wind farm is anticipated to be commissioned in March next year.

Gamesa will also supply 24 G97-2MW turbines that will be installed at Zhaojiasan wind farm in the province of Shanxi, western Peking, as part of the contract awarded by Everbright. Deliveries are scheduled in March 2015 and the wind farm is planned to be commissioned by May 2015.


Technip bags Westlake’s Sulphur ethylene expansion project
Fibre2fashion.com, Nov 20 2014
Westlake Chemical Corporation has awarded a contract to Technip to provide detailed engineering and procurement services to expand the recovery section of Westlake’s Petro 1 ethylene plant in Sulphur, Louisiana, USA. Technip will execute the project, with support from the Group’s office in Mumbai, India.


Receipt of Rural Electrification Contract Works worth Rs. 239.6 Crores from PVVNL
Business Standard, Nov 20 2014
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd has informed that the company has bagged two individual contracts from PVVNL (Paschimanchal Vidhyut Vitran Nigam Limited) for Rural Electrification (RE) works with value of Rs. 145.55 Crores and Rs. 94.05 Crores respectively totaling Rs. 239.6 Crores in Uttar Pradesh.
The first contract involves RE work of villages of Moradabad district and the second contract involves RE works of villages of Amroha (JP Nagar) district in Uttar Pradesh under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) 12th Plan on turnkey basis. The completion period for both these contracts is 24 months.


L&T, Japanese firm win railway electrification contract

Live Mint, Nov 19 2014
Larsen and Toubro Ltd and Japanese firm Sojitz Corp have jointly won a railway electrification contract from the railways ministry. The project involves electrification of a 915 km section between Rewari, Haryana, and Vadodara, Gujarat. The project is scheduled to begin in 2014, with Sojitz and L&T constructing 16 traction substations and install overhead electric wires. Approximate contract value is Rs. 2,633 crores.


Vestas secures 42MW Croatia deal
Wind Power, Nov 19, 2014
Vestas will install 14 V112-3MW turbines on the Ogorje project in the south of Croatia. Delivery of the turbines is set for the third quarter of the year, with commissioning due by the end of the year.The deal includes a 10-year operations and maintenance contract.


GE won a contract to supply a 34MW project in Croatia

Windpower Monthly, Nov 19, 2014
GE has won a contract to supply a 34MW project in Croatia. Austrian developer RP Global has chosen GE’s 2.85-103 turbines for its Rudine project near the southern city of Dubrovnik. It will also provide operations and maintenance services at the project for 15 years.


Punj Lloyd bags highway contract worth Rs. 666 cr

HBL, Nov 18, 2014
Punj Lloyd has secured an engineering, procurement and construction highway contract worth Rs 666 crore from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for building a 90.58 km section of the Asian Highway Network. The work involves upgrading to 2/4 lane of the Bhutan border at Pasakha to Bangladesh border at Changrabandha. The project is scheduled for completion in 30 months.


Praj Industries bags Rs 235 crore order
ET, Nov 17, 2014
Praj Industries has bagged an order from QGIT, the main contractor for the Petrobras’ project in Brazil worth Rs 235 crore for supplying oil and gas process skids. Praj will provide detailed engineering, procurement, manufacturing of skids along with all related equipments. Praj will manufacture these process skids as per ASME and Brazilian code requirements at its facility in Gujarat.


Ashok Leyland bags $79.2 million project in Tanzania, Zimbabwe
PTI, Nov 17, 2014
Hinduja Group flagship firm, Ashok Leyland has announced bagging of two large integrated transport projects in Tanzania and Zimbabwe worth a total of USD 79.2 million. As part of the project, the company will supply trucks, buses, light commercial vehicles, spares and allied support services, includes training and developmental consultancy.


Moser Baer bags solar contracts
HBL, Nov 17, 2014
Moser Baer Solar Ltd has bagged contracts in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan for the State Government-run programmes for rooftop solar installation. The company is now focusing on residential rooftop segment after developing grid-linked solar projects for two years.


Praj Industries bags Rs 235 crore order
ET, Nov 17, 2014
Praj Industries has bagged an order from QGIT, the main contractor for the Petrobras’ project in Brazil worth Rs 235 crore for supplying oil and gas process skids. Praj will provide detailed engineering, procurement, manufacturing of skids along with all related equipments. Praj will manufacture these process skids as per ASME and Brazilian code requirements at its facility in Gujarat.


Ashok Leyland bags $79.2 million project in Tanzania, Zimbabwe
PTI, Nov 17, 2014
Hinduja Group flagship firm, Ashok Leyland has announced bagging of two large integrated transport projects in Tanzania and Zimbabwe worth a total of USD 79.2 million. As part of the project, the company will supply trucks, buses, light commercial vehicles, spares and allied support services, includes training and developmental consultancy.


Moser Baer bags solar contracts
HBL, Nov 17, 2014
Moser Baer Solar Ltd has bagged contracts in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan for the State Government-run programmes for rooftop solar installation. The company is now focusing on residential rooftop segment after developing grid-linked solar projects for two years.


RPP Infra and JV partner bags Rs 870 mn hydro electric project

My Iris, Nov 17, 2014
RPP Infra Projects along with its Joint Venture (JV) partner Saravan Engineering Bhavani bags the order for civil works of Bhoothathankettu Small Hydro Electric Project (24 MW) from Kerala State Electricity Board worth Rs. 870 million approximately. This project is to be completed in 24 months .The detail of the said project is to do civil works of Bhoothathankettu Small Hydro Electric Project, construction of concrete power channel, power house, tail race channel and design, fabrication, delivery, erection, testing & commissioning of intake gates, fresh track, draft tube gates etc.


Eolus Vind secures approval for 330MW onshore wind power project in Norway
Energy Business Review, Nov 14, 2014
Eolus Vind, a wind power developer in Sweden, has secured permit for an onshore 330MW wind power project, called Øyfjellet, in Norway from the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE). Now, the final approval of the permit will be decided by the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
The project Øyfjellet is located outside Mosjøen in Vefsn municipality in Nordland County. The permission allows the firm to install turbines, which could be anywhere between 80 and 110 wind turbines. The estimated annual production of a fully built park is expected to be about 1 TWh.


Gamesa secures first G114-2.5MW order
Windpower Monthly, Nov 13, 2014
Gamesa has won a contract from John Laing to supply the turbines to a 15MW project in Vasternorrland, central Sweden. Gamesa will deliver six G114-2.5MW low-wind turbine to the Rammeldalsberget project, with delivery due in the first quarter of 2015. Commissioning is expected in 2016.


McDermott Bags Offshore Pipeline Deal for Brunei’s Champion, Ampa Fields
Rigzone, Nov 12, 2014
McDermott International, Inc. has been awarded a three-year shallow water pipeline contract by Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn. Bhd. (BSP) to transport and install pipelines and umbilicals for the Champion and Ampa Fields offshore Brunei. Work is expected to be executed through 2017. The first scope of work consists of transportation and installation of more than 62 miles of pipelines including corrosion resistant alloy clad pipelines, as well as umbilicals and cables.


Honeywell bags Tupras refinery upgrade contract in Turkey
Oil & Gas Technology, Nov 10, 2014
Honeywell Process Solutions has announced that it will upgrade controls at two refineries run by Turkey’s Tüpraş as part of a five-year service, maintenance and support contract. Under the terms of the agreement with Tüpraş, Honeywell will upgrade existing systems at its Aliaga refinery and provide maintenance, support and parts management for the Honeywell equipment to the same refinery and at the company’s refinery at Batman.


Capstone Turbine Secures C1000 Order to Upgrade Italian Pasta Factory in Sicily
capstoneturbine.com, Nov 10, 2014
Capstone Turbine Corporation has announced that it has received an order for a C1000 microturbine to upgrade a food manufacturing facility for Sicilian pasta maker Tomasello.IBT Group, Capstone’s Italian distributor, secured the order through Onda Energia, the local multi-utility energy service company (ESCO) in Sicily. The C1000 will be used to power and heat the facility as well as produce hot water for pasta production. The project is expected to be commissioned in early 2015.


Rays Power to set up 20 MW solar plant on dam in Maharashtra
Panchabuta, Nov 10, 2014
Rays Power Experts has bagged a Rs 162-crore contract for setting up a 20 MW plant at Morbe dam in adjoining Raigad district. The contract has been awarded by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC).The plant would be the first-ever solar project built on a dam and the work is expected to be completed by March 31 next year.


Norway’s Scatec Solar secures $100m for Jordan PV

Recharge, Nov 10, 2014
Norway-based Scatec Solar has secured $100m of finance to build three solar power projects in Jordan totalling 43MW.The PV plants are being developed jointly by Scatec and its Jordanian partners, Quest Energy Investment, European Jordanian Renewable Energy Projects and Greenland Alternative Energy.Scatec Solar will own 70% of the 10MW Oryx plant and 40% of the two other plants totalling 33MW capacity.Scatec will handle construction and provide operation and maintenance services when the plants are completed, which is scheduled for the second half of 2015.The output will be sold under a 20-year PPA with the National Electric Power Company.All plants are located near Ma’an City in southern Jordan.


Suzlon’s Senvion Wins Order for 150-Megawatt Wind Farm in Canada
Bloomberg, Nov 10, 2014
Suzlon Energy Ltd. (SUEL)’s German unit Senivon SE won an order to supply wind turbines to a 150-megawatt project in Canada. Senvion signed a contract to deliver its 3.2-megawatt machines to the Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n wind farm project in Quebec. The plant is developed by the three Mi’gmaq First Nations of Quebec and Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (INE)


Vestas nabs 200MW order for First Wind’s South Plans

Recharge, Nov 6, 2014
Vestas has won a 200MW turbine order for the South Plains wind project in Northwestern, Texas. The firm and unconditional order will cover 100 Vestas V100-2.0MW machines, which Vestas will deliver in late 2015. The deal also includes a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement.


Stone India bags solar power plant order
HBL, Nov 5, 2014
Stone India Ltd has said that it has bagged an order for solar power plant. The scope of the order includes design, supply, installation and maintenance of the system using the company’s nano-string inverter.


Kenya secures funds to upgrade Mombasa airport from French agency
The Africa Report, Nov 5, 2014
Kenya has signed a $66 million financing agreement with the French Agency for Development (AFD) to modernise its Moi International Airport in the port city of Mombasa. Lucy Mbugua, Kenya Airport Authority’s managing director, said the loan would fund the rehabilitation of the airport’s airside pavements, including ground lighting and upgrading of power and water supply.


HCC bags orders worth Rs. 635 cr
HBL, Nov 4, 2014
HCC Ltd has been awarded an order worth Rs. 454.89 crore by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway for 4-laning of 50.5 km along the Numaligarh to Jorhat section of NH-37 in Assam. The project is part of the Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for North Eastern Region and includes rehabilitation, upgradation and augmentation of the existing carriageway. The company has also bagged an order worth Rs. 179.90 crore from the Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation for the balance works of the head race tunnel of the 111 MW Sawra Kuddu Hydel Power Project in Shimla


Aksh Optifibre wins Rs.102-cr Defence contract

HBL, Nov 4, 2014
Aksh Optifibre has won an order worth Rs.102 crore for supply of optical fibre cables (OFC) for the country’s Defence Network For Spectrum (NFS) project. The Defence NFS project consists of OFC routes totalling 57,015 km, which is divided into seven packages and is planned to be completed in 18 months. The project will be handled on a turnkey basis, intended for roll-out of a nationwide OFC network and will be owned and operated by the Defence Services under the Project Implementation Core Group of the Ministry of Defence.


Honghua Offshore secures drilling rig construction contract
SinoShipNews, Nov 4, 2014
Honghua Group announced that its subsidiary Honghua Offshore has entered into a contract with a subsidiary of Malaysian offshore service provider, Jas Marine for the construction of a semi-submersible mobile offshore drilling unit plus options to order three more. Jas Marine will contract Opus Offshore to supervise the construction of the rig. The price for the rig is $320m and it will be built at the company’s Qidong facility in Jiangsu.


Xebec affiliate secures loan to build industrial park in Azusa
Pasadena Star-News, Nov 4, 2014
An affiliate of Xebec Realty Partners has secured a $28 million loan to build a three-building, 342,629-square-foot industrial park in Azusa. The 21.6-acre site along the west side of Todd Avenue near the 2

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