In the T&D business, KEC International has bagged T&D orders as well as cabling projects in India, the Middle East, and Africa.
September 13, 2022
KEC International Ltd., a global infrastructure EPC major and an RPG Group Company, has secured new orders of INR 1,108 crore across its various business segments.
In the ‘Transmission & Distribution (T&D)’ segment, the company has secured orders for T&D and cabling projects in India, the Middle East, and Africa. In India, the business has won a 400kV transmission line order from the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) and 132kV underground cabling order from a state utility. Internationally, the company has secured the 220kV transmission line and tower supply orders in the Middle East, secured by the UAE subsidiary and the 330kV transmission line order in Africa.
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‘Railways’ business has secured orders in the technologically enabled and conventional/ emerging segments in India. It includes the overhead electrification (OHE) for Metro – order for overhead electrification (OHE), auxiliary power supply, SCADA system, and associated works. KEC has also won order for Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) – for signaling & telecommunication works of TCAS under ‘Kavach’ in consortium. In addition, the business has won composite order for the doubling of tracks and associated civil works.
The business has secured an order for the laying of a cross-country pipeline and associated works in India within the ‘Oil & Gas Pipelines’ segment.
Commenting on the new orders, Mr. Vimal Kejriwal, MD & CEO, KEC International Ltd., said, “We are delighted with the new order wins, especially in Railways, which is witnessing a gradual uptick through orders in both conventional and new segments. The business has secured its maiden order in the prestigious TCAS segment under ‘Kavach,’ which aims to enhance the safety of Indian Railways with world-class technology. The orders in T&D have expanded our order book, especially the third order from PGCIL in quick succession. These orders, along with the orders announced earlier during the year, will significantly contribute towards our growth in the Domestic T&D market. The order in the Oil and Gas Pipelines further enhances the business’ order book.”