The ECC Division
of engineering major Larsen & Toubro, in consortium with Germany''s Outotec
GmbH, has bagged a Rs762-crore sinter plant order, from the Steel Authority Of
India Ltd (SAIL).
plant of 2 X 204 square metre grate area with a capacity of 3.80 million ton per
annum will be executed on a turnkey basis, at SAIL''s IISCO Steel Plant (ISP) at
Burnpur, West Bengal.
order value for L&T is Rs639.99 crore and €22.08 million for Outotec.
new sinter plant is part of SAIL''s ambitious programme of expanding ISP''s crude
steel capacity by 2.5 million tonnes per annum. The project is scheduled for completion
in under 30 months.
scope covers basic engineering, supply of proprietary and special equipment as
well as technical services while L&T''s scope covers detailed engineering,
supply of indigenous mechanical, electrical and instrumentation works and complete
site services including civil, structural and erection works.
ECC Division along with Outotec is already executing a 2.3-million ton per annum
sinter plant on turnkey basis at Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, which is nearing completion.
This consortium has also received an order, from Tata Steel, for a 5.75- million
ton per annum sinter plant for the new Kalinganagar, Orissa unit.