The construction and mining equipment business of India’s equipment, procurement and construction (EPC) to defence conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro, has secured multiple orders for supply of 90 units of Komatsu Mining Equipment from Coal India Ltd (CIL) subsidiaries, leading infra companies engaged with the coal sector and customers from the cement and iron ore sectors.
These orders are for the supply of 66 units of Komatsu 100 tonne and 60-tonne dump trucks, 15 units of Komatsu wheel loaders, 7 units of Komatsu hydraulic excavators and allied equipment. The scope includes the supply of equipment and maintenance contracts for supporting operations over three to four years.
Commenting on this order, SN Subrahmanyan, Managing Director & CEO, L&T, said, “We are delighted to receive these orders from our valuable customers, across various sectors, which is a strong indication of the revival taking place in the mining industry, driven by the progressive and supportive policies of the Government of India.”
Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice President & Head Construction & Mining Machinery Business, L&T, observed, “These orders reaffirm the confidence of our customers in Komatsu’s superior technology, emphasis on safety and L&T’s long-term commitment in after-sales service for the mining industry.”
The business had recently won a prestigious order to supply 46 units of Komatsu Mining Equipment from Tata Steel, comprising 41 units of Komatsu HD785-7 (100-ton dump truck), 3 units of Komatsu WA900-3E0 (9 cum wheel loader) and two units of Komatsu D275A-5R (410HP crawler dozer).
Ranked among the pioneers in the Indian construction and mining machinery industry, L&T has been distributing and supplying state-of-the-art equipment to the infrastructure, mining and irrigation sectors since 1945. Its comprehensive range of world-class equipment matches global performance standards. The business is engaged in the distribution and support of equipment such as hydraulic excavators, rear dump trucks, crawler dozers, wheel loaders, wheel dozers, motor graders, heavy tippers, surface miners, skid steer loaders, etc.