L&T-ECC to build coal-handling plant for NTPC
L&T-ECC, the engineering and construction major, has been
recently awarded projects worth Rs 1,048 crore.
The company has won a combined order valued at Rs 403 from National Thermal
Power Corporation Ltd for a 3x600 mw coal-handling plant. The plant will be
located at NTPC's Barh Super Thermal Power Station near Patna, Bihar. The Barh
coal-handling plant is a greenfield project and will be completed within 43
months. The EPC contract includes design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing
and commissioning of the coal-handling plant. It also includes civil structural,
electrical and instrumentation work. The company is also doing a wagon tippler
for NTPC at Farakka.
L&T-ECC has also bagged a contract worth Rs 482 crore for Bisalpur-Jaipur water
line project. The company has been given the contract for the ADB & JBIC funded
106-km water supply line from Bisalpur dam to Jaipur city in Rajasthan, to be
completed in 30 months. L&T will also maintain the system for five years after
completion. The project is expected to cater to a projected population of 50
lakh in 2021.
[27 November 2006]