Larsen & Toubro Ltd (ECC division) consortium with
Italy''s Paul Wurth has been awarded a Rs1,205-crore turnkey
construction contract for Bhushan Steel''s 2.5 million
TPA blast furnace at its Meramandali plant in Orissa.
L&T says engineering majors Siemens VAI were among
the rival bidders for the contract.
share in this project is pegged at Rs760.5 crore from
this order, scheduled for completion in April 2010.
Wurth''s scope covers basic engineering, supply of proprietary
and special equipment and technical supervisory services
while L&T''s scope covers detail engineering, supply
of indigenous mechanical, electrical and instrumentation
works including complete site services involving civil
structural and erection works.
project is the consortium''s third successive order for
the construction of large capacity blast furnaces in the
last two years, which is presently executing the 2.5 million
TPA (MTPA) blast furnace on turnkey basis for Tata Steel
at Jamshedpur, currently nearing completion.
the consortium bagged another order from Tata Steel for
the 3.2 MTPA blast furnace at its Kalinganagar Project.
In addition, it also commenced work on the 2.5 MTPA blast
furnace for the public sector Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd,