KEC International Ltd. (KEC), a global infrastructure EPC major, an RPG Group company, has secured new orders worth ` 1,416 crore spread across its various businesses, geographies and customers.
In this business, the Company has secured orders from India, Bangladesh, DR Congo and Americas. Details are as follows -
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 the client Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). Total order value is ` 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 ` 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 ` 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 ` 207 crore.
Power System 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 ` 60 crore and project duration is 18 months. This is the second order for Substations from Kenya in last 4 months.
In this Business, the Company has secured various orders for supply of Power Cables and Telecom Cables. The total value of these orders is ` 145 crore.
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 ` 184 crore and project duration is between 15 -18 months. The total line length of the network is approx. 9300 kms.
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 ` 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.
About KEC International Limited
KEC International is global infrastructure Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) major. It has presence in the verticals of Power Transmission, Power Systems, Cables, Railways, Telecom and Water. The Company has powered infrastructure development in 45 countries across South Asia, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Americas. It is a flagship Company of the RPG Group.
About RPG Enterprises
RPG Enterprises, established in 1979, is one of India’s fastest growing business groups with turnover touching ` 13,000 crore. The group has more than fifteen companies managing diverse business interests in the areas of Tyre, Infrastructure, IT and Specialty.