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KEC International secures orders worth Rs.1,416 crore

April 20, 2012

KEC International Ltd. (KEC) has secured new orders worth Rs. 1,416 crore spread across its various businesses, geographies and customers.

Transmission Business

In this business, the company has secured orders from India, Bangladesh, DR Congo and Americas. India: The order is for design, supply and construction of 765 kV double circuit transmission line on turnkey basis between Wardha-Aurangabad (Maharashtra). It is secured from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). Total order value is Rs. 320 crore and project duration is 32 months. Total line length is 178 kms. Bangladesh: The order is for design, supply and construction of 230 kV double circuit transmission line on Turnkey basis between Barisal-Bhola-Borhanuddin. It is secured from the client Power Grid company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB). Total order value is Rs. 243 crore and project duration is 24 months. Total line length is 61 kms (including 5.5 kms of river crossing). This is the company’s biggest order from this country. DR Congo: The order is for supply and installation of Optical Power Ground Wire (OPGW) on the existing 220 kV and 500 kV transmission lines on turnkey basis. It is secured from the client Societe Nationale D’electricite (SNEL). Total order value is Rs. 213 crore and project duration is 17 months. Total line length is 2200 kms. This is the first success for the Company in this country. Americas: SAE Towers, the wholly owned subsidiary of the company, has secured various orders for tower supply to Unites States, Mexico and Brazil. The total value of these orders is Rs. 207 crore.

Power Systems Business

In this business, the company received order for design, supply and construction of three 132 kV Substations on turnkey basis in East Nairobi, Kenya. It is secured from the client Kenya Electricity Transmission Company. The order value is Rs. 60 crore and project duration is 18 months. This is the second order for Substations from Kenya in last 4 months.

Cable Business

In this business, the company has secured various orders for supply of Power Cables and Telecom Cables. The total value of these orders is Rs. 145 crore.

Telecom Business

The company has received three orders for supply and establishment of Optical Power Ground Wire (OPGW) communication system on turnkey basis in the Northern and Eastern regions of India. The order is secured from the client PGCIL, India. Total value of these order is Rs. 184 crore and project duration is between 15 -18 months. The total line length of the network is approx. 9300 kms.

Water Business

The company has secured new order for construction of Canal on turnkey basis in Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh. The order is secured from the client Madhya Pradesh Water Resources Department. Total order value is Rs. 44 crore and project duration is 24 months.

“Our total order inflow for the year FY 2012 is over Rs. 6500 crore. The good thing is that the orders have been spread across its various Businesses, Geographies and Customers. We have a robust order book which gives us good visibility for FY 2013.” commented Mr. Ramesh Chandak, MD & CEO of the company.

 

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