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Siemens bags orders worth Rs 680 mn

Siemens Ltd's Industrial Solutions and Services Division has won orders worth Rs 680 mn in the cement industry.

india Updated: Mar 16, 2006 15:16 IST
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Siemens Ltd's Industrial Solutions and Services Division has won three orders worth Rs 680 million, including two export orders, in the cement industry.

The contracts are from National Cement Company, Yemen, Ashaka Cement Plant (Lafarge), Nigeria, and Vasavadatta Cement, Karnataka, company said in a release in Mumbai.

The largest of the three orders is from the National Cement Company for the Green Field Turnkey Contract at Al Anad, Yemen. The other two orders are of upgrade from 1,200 tonnes per day (TPD) to 1500 TPD of the Ashaka Cement Plant in Nigeria and expansion of one million TPA Cement Plant of Vasavadatta Cement in Karnataka.

Siemens Ltd Managing Director, J Schubert said "these are breakthrough orders for us in the cement industry. This has also given a thrust to our efforts of increasing presence in the neighbouring countries."

The most significant project is the Greenfield turnkey contract to build 3,450 TPD cement plant from the National Cement Company for value of approximately Rs 546 million, the release stated.

This is the largest overseas project in the cement industry won by Siemens in consortium with KHD Germany.

The scope of the contract includes designing and engineering of the plant's electrical system, supply of equipments, supervision of installation, commissioning of the system and also the training of customer personnel. The project will be completed in 14 months.