L&T Construction Arm Bags 'Significant' Orders Worth Up To Rs 2,500 Crore From DRDO, NMDC

by Swarajya Staff - Nov 11, 2021 03:41 PM +05:30 IST
L&T Construction Arm Bags 'Significant' Orders Worth Up To Rs 2,500 Crore From DRDO, NMDCL&T (Pic Via Twitter)

The construction arm of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has secured 'significant' orders from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and NMDC .

Though the company has not revealed the exact value of the orders, the contracts falls under 'significant' category which ranges between Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 2,500 crore.

In a statement, L&T said that its Metallurgical & Material Handling (MMH) business has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) order for 12 MTPA Dry Circuit Systems on a turnkey basis for a Screening Plant (SP-III) from NMDC Limited at their Kirandul Complex, Chhattisgarh.

"The scope of work includes Tertiary Crushing, 2-stage Screening, Stacking, Reclaiming and Dispatch of Iron ore along with the associated Civil, Structural, E&I and other auxiliary facilities," the company said.

This plant will be one of the largest Iron Ore Handling plants and aims to ensure uninterrupted Iron Ore supply for different customers of NMDC, it added.

The MMH business has also secured new orders for its Products Business in the mining sector and add on orders from its existing customers, the company said.

Further, the company said that its Buildings & Factories (B&F) business has secured a prestigious order from DRDO to construct their Flight Control System Facility at ADE, Bengaluru.

The project involves construction of a 1.2 Lakh square feet facility consisting of Ground+6 Floors in an extremely fast track timeline of four months.

"The project will demonstrate L&T’s technological expertise in Modular Offsite Construction with Composite Truss Beam technology that will be used for the Structure. 90 per cent of the building components will be manufactured offsite except for the foundations," the company said.

The structure will have Composite Structural Steel and the building enveloped with a façade. The interiors will comprise of 100 mm false flooring and modular wall partitions with false ceilings. The toilets will also be constructed offsite as Fully Finished Toilet PODS (Portable on Demand Storage), it added.

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