L&T exports first nuclear equipment to US

Indian engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd delivered the first four dry shielded canisters for Transnuclear, Inc, US, an Areva company. The canisters form a part of orders of 50 such units for three leading American nuclear power plant operators to be manufactured in accordance with the US Code of Federal Regulations and Nuclear Safety Class 1 standards.

L&T is currently the only Indian manufacturer authorised by American Society of Mechanical Engineer (ASME) to use 'N', 'NPT', 'NA' stamps and 'NS' Certification for enabling design and manufacture and construction of nuclear island equipment as per American standards.

L&T serves the power sector across the entire spectrum-from design services to equipment manufacture, erection, construction and commissioning of complete projects on a turnkey basis.