L&T’s wholly owned subsidiary, Larsen & Toubro International FZE, runs an integrated marine automation solutions provider Servowatch Systems. The unit has 44 employees in the UK and India who work on integrated marine automation solutions for navies, commercial vessels and large yachts.
The order is a part of the Bairabi-Sairang new broad gauge rail line, being implemented by the Indian Railways as a part of its plans to improve its network across the North-East India. This rail line aims at giving a boost to the rail connectivity in the region, as it will connect Mizoram to the Indian Railways network up to Bairabi railway station in the state.
"BHEL has successfully manufactured and tested (short circuit) India's highest rating Auto Transformer at the National High Power Test Laboratory (NHPTL) at Bina in Madhya Pradesh," it said in a statement.
The 19 km long bridge will be built along National Highway 127-B and will feature a Navigation Bridge of 12.625 km, approach viaducts of 3.5 km on the Dhubri side and 2.2 km on the Phulbari side, connected with approach roads and interchanges on both sides, it said.
The approximately 508 km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail project will cover Maharashtra, Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Gujarat, with 12 stations along the route. Upon completion, the high-speed rail will operate at a speed of 320 kmph, covering the entire distance in approximately 2 hours.
Notwithstanding the limitations imposed by Covid-19, the Middle segment of the world’s third-largest solid propellant rocket booster, ‘S-200,’ has been delivered ahead of schedule with zero-defects, said the company in a press release.
With increased government emphasis on infrastructure development in border areas after the escalation in tension with the country’s largest neighbour, sales of construction equipment to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has increased 50% in the first half of the ongoing fiscal year.
"Larsen & Toubro has emerged as the lowest bidder for about Rs 3,200 crore four-lane road bridge across river Brahmaputra from Dhubri to Phulbari on NH 127 B," the National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) official said.
Most of the engineering exporting companies were functioning at 60-70% of capacity and exports had touched 60-70% and were steadily rising, said Murali Shankar Sambasivam, director at Super Auto Forge, but a second wave could mean serious trouble for the sector.
Krish Kupathil, Head – Hi-Tech and Digital, QuEST Global, said, “We are delighted to collaborate with Microsoft for the CoE that will be a centralized, strategic division and will act as an incubation hub for QuEST engineers."