TRF wins its largest order
Coal Handing Plants for Power Projects
Tata Group company TRF Ltd has won a Rs 413.85-crore turnkey order from Damodar Valley Corporation for supply of a coal handling plant for the 2x600 mw
Raghunathpur power project (phase-I) in Purulia district of West Bengal. This is
the single largest order won by TRF with respect to coal handling plants for
power projects, R.C. Nandrajog, Executive Director, TRF Ltd, confirmed to
The 1,760 tph (tonnes per hour) coal handling plant will be completed in two
phases by January 2011, he said. The scope of work will involve design,
engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the CHP
on turnkey basis. Major equipment to be supplied will include a wagon tippler
with side-arm charger, four crushers and screens, two stacker-cum-reclaimers,
belt conveyors etc.
Commenting on prospective business from power projects, Nandrajog said, "For the
next few years, we see a substantial investment being made in the power sector."
For TRF, this is a second major CHP order in recent times. In January this year,
it won a similar order valued at Rs 305 crore for the 3x500 mw Indira Gandhi
super thermal power project in Haryana promoted by Aravali Power Company Pvt.
Ltd, a joint venture between NTPC, Haryana Power Generation Company Ltd and
Indraprastha Power Generation Company Ltd.
In December last year, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (erstwhile Reliance Energy)
won the Rs 3,274-crore EPC contract for the Raghunathpur thermal power project.
Public sector utility Damodar Valley Corporation with its command area in
Jharkhand and West Bengal has targeted to add 4,700 mw of new capacity in the
11th Plan period coming from seven projects. Out of these, five would be DVC's
ownówith the 1,200-mw Raghunathpur project being the largest - and two would be
through separate joint ventures with Tata Power Company Ltd and Steel Authority
of India Ltd.
[July 21-27, 2008]