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FEB 16 2013

KEC Intl bags orders worth Rs 646 cr

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Sat 16th FEB 2013

Engineering and construction firm KEC International today said it has bagged orders worth Rs 646 crore for its transmission and cable businesses.

The RPG Group company has bagged orders worth Rs 559 crore in the transmission business both in domestic and international markets. The remaining Rs 87-crore contract is in the cable business, REC said in a statement here.

The company bagged two orders from Power Grid Corporation in the transmission business aggregating to Rs 291 crore. The first order, worth Rs 173 crore, includes supplying and erecting of 765 kV single circuit transmission line between Varanasi-Balia in Uttar Pradesh on turnkey basis.

The scope of the second contract involves supply and erection of 220 kV and 132 kV transmission lines in Jharkhand.

The company has secured Rs 189-crore order for supply and erection of 400 kV double circuit transmission line from Rangampet to Gajwel in Andhra Pradesh on turnkey basis from state-run transmission firm APTransco.

KECs overseas subsidiary SAE Towers has secured a contract of Rs 79 crore for supplying lattice towers and poles to the United States, Mexico and Brazil.

In its cables business, KEC has bagged Rs 87 crore orders for supplying power and telecom cables, the statement added.


Uttar Pradesh RPG Power Trading Company Jharkhand Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Power Coordination Committee Renewable Energy Certificates Power Grid Grid United States Rural Electrification Corporation Power

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