L&T bags Rs 144 cr order from UAE

L&T has bagged Rs 144 cr order from the ADWEA, UAE, for the construction of trasmission lines.

india Updated: Feb 07, 2006 12:09 IST

Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) on Tuesday said it has bagged Rs 144 crore order from the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), UAE, for the construction of transmission lines.

The order is for construction of 85 km long 220 kV transmission lines and has to be completed in 24 months from January 2006, the company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Mott MacDonald is the project consultants, it said.

"In the Middle East, L&T has a strong presence in electrical business segment. This repeat order from a quality conscious organisation like ADWEA, is testimony to the global technology standards of L&T and its international competitiveness", L&T Senior Executive Vice President KV Rangaswami said.

The scope of work to be executed by the company's engineering construction and contracts division (ECC), involves completion of a 220 kV grid interconnection by connecting Sweihan 440 / 220 kV Grid Station with Al Hayer 220 kV Grid Station (35 route km) and to Ramah / Al Khazna 220 kV HL (50 route km), it said.

The project also involves live line replacement of existing earthwire or 8 fibre optical fibre ground wire (OPGW) by new 32 fibre OPGW for a length of 92 km in three different circuits, it added.

First Published: Feb 07, 2006 12:09 IST