Press release
Press release

KEC International wins six new projects worth Rs. 550 crore - 01/25/2010

  • Five turnkey transmission projects worth Rs. 474 crore in Algeria
  • Modification, Reallocation & ERS projects worth Rs. 76 crore in Abu Dhabi, first International ERS project for KEC International

Mumbai, Dec 17: KEC International Ltd. (KEC), a global leader in the power transmission EPC business and a part of the Rs. 15,000 crore RPG Group, has won major orders in Algeria and Abu Dhabi worth Rs. 474 crore and Rs. 76 crore respectively, against international competition.

In Algeria, for CEEG Spa, KEC will undertake five turnkey projects of 400 kV, 200 kV and 60 kV covering both single and double circuit transmission lines worth Rs. 474 crore. The total length of these five projects is 858 km and the completion period ranges from 12 to 18 months.

In Abu Dhabi, KEC will execute a project of modification and reallocation on existing lines with design and supply of Emergency Line Restoration System (ERS) in Ruwais & Shuweihat for Abu Dhabi Transport Authority / Ghantoot Transport & Gen. Cont. Est. This project is to be completed within 12 months. The value of this order is Rs. 76 crore

“In Abu Dhabi we are diversifying our client base and we will perform our first International ERS (Emergency Line Restoration System) project,” said Mr. Ramesh Chandak, MD & CEO, KEC International Ltd.

About KEC International Ltd.

KEC International Ltd. is a global leader in the power transmission engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business. With global operations spanning over 20 countries, the company is present in UAE, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Zambia and Ethiopia among several other countries. KEC is the flagship company in the transmission sector of the RPG Group.

About RPG Enterprises

RPG Enterprises is one of the India’s leading business groups with a turnover of Rs. 15,000 crore. RPG Enterprises has a presence in sectors like Power, Tyres, Retail, IT, Transmission, Carbon Black, Specialty & Entertainment.

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