Mumbai: Essar Projects second largest EPC company and part of the Essar Group was awarded the Rs. 286 crores Contract from Gujarat Water Infrastructure Limited to Engineer, Procure, Construct & Commission (EPCC) a 2300 mm x 51 km water pipeline system.
This is part of the ambitious Bulk Water Transmission System Project being implemented by the Gujarat Government. The project is scheduled for completion in 12 months.
It is one of the eight packages of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Canal-based drinking water supply project, which aims at supplying water to all the rural and urban areas of the seven districts of Saurashtra, Kachchh region and parts of Ahemdabad, Sabarakantha, Mehsana districts of North Gujarat and Panchmahals.
Commenting on the contract, Mr. MS Ambegaonkar, Director Business Development, Essar Projects, said, “Essar Projects has been successfully bidding and winning new business in the open market. This award from GWIL is a testimony to our competitive capabilities in the EPC space in India.”
Essar Projects, with a strong presence in India is increasingly expanding its global footprint. Currently the company is bidding as well as executing multi-million dollar contracts in SE Asia, Australasia, Middle East & Africa.
About Essar Projects Ltd.
Essar Projects Limited (EPL), is a class-leading Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contractor offering innovative execution and project delivery solutions for projects of scale and complexity whilst simultaneously managing interfaces with licensors and technology partners to its clients in multiple sectors.
Essar Projects operates through eight Specialized Business Units (SBUs) aimed at leveraging the company’s sectorial expertise and track record. Each of these businesses – Power, Hydrocarbons, Civil & Buildings, Minerals & Metals, Offshore & Subsea, Pipelines & Terminals, Ports & Jetties, and Heavy Engineering – is run and managed by a team that has first-hand experience of delivering large projects on an EPC basis in its core sector.
The company is transforming itself into an EPC company of repute and is bidding and winning projects internationally to expand its global footprint. Its revenue for FY2011 was US$ 1.7 billion and Order Book stood in excess of US$ 6 billion.
About Essar Group
The Essar Group is a multinational conglomerate and a leading player in the sectors of Steel, Energy, Infrastructure and Services. With operations in more than 25 countries across five continents, the Group employs 75,000 people, and has revenues of USD 17 billion.
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