Otis Elevator Company (India), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation India, has bagged a Rs 400-crore contract from L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) this year. The order is termed as the largest-ever to be bagged by any elevator company in India.
As part of privatisation, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is offering a 30-year contract for Chennai and Lucknow airports. The privatisation is to be extended to Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Guwahati airports. The Union Civil Aviation Ministry said that eleven firms have shown interest to take up maintenance of the airports.
Essar Projects (EPL) has bagged a contract worth Rs 700 crore from Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL). The scope of work includes project management, residual process design, detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning, and performance testing of the Coke Drum Structure Package (CDSP) of the Delayed Coker Unit (DCU) at the BPCL Kochi Refinery for the Integrated Refinery Expansion Project.
Media reports indicate that the union ministry for environment & forests received an application from Cairn India seeking permission to produce 300,000 barrels of oil equivalent and more from the RJ-ON-90/1 block. Cairn is looking to close this fiscal with production at 200,000-
Larsen & Toubro has bagged an EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract worth Rs 1,500 crore from the Petroleum Development Oman LLC (PDO). The project at the Yibal-Natih gas reservoir in Oman is scheduled to be completed in 39 months. Larsen & Toubro stated this on August 20 in a filing to the BSE. Yibal-Natih is a sweet gas reservoir with recoverable reserves estimated at 90 per cent.
The Public Health Engineering Department of Rajasthan government awarded a Rs 205 crore contract to Pratibha Industries for water supply scheme to 161 villages of Phagi Tehsil in Jaipur under Bisalpur Dudu Phagi Water Supply Project. The infrastructure major is scheduled to complete work on the project in 30 months from date of commencement, Prati
RPS Kahlon, Chairman of Calcutta Port Trust remarked that the exit of Haldia Bulk Terminal (HBT) is one of the reasons for the port losing out on 3-4 million-tonne of cargo in 2012-13. HBT, which is a mechanised cargo handler working in berth number 2 & 8 in Haldia Dock Complex (HDC), exited the contract with the port prematurely in November 2012
Media reports indicate that Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) does not have any crude-lifting contract with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for 2013-14. This is because NIOC turned down the proposal of HPCL
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