Project News Details
Revival of Stalled National Highway Projects
The 19 National Highway (NH) projects were delayed due to various reasons including land acquisition, utility shifting, delay in obtaining statutory clearances, litigations and financial problems of the concessionaires and frequent ban in mining nearby the project area and insufficient availability of raw material for construction etc. Out of the 19 projects, 6 projects have been resolved, 3 have been terminated and 10 projects are still stalled. To revive stalled/languishing highways projects, Government has permitted one time fund infusion to revive and physically complete such projects under Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode and has also allowed Rationalised Compensation to concessionaires, in case delays are not attributable to them, to increase fund flow into the highway sector. Various steps have also been taken by the Government and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to remove the hurdles affecting the construction of national highway projects including streamlining of land acquisition and regulatory clearances, close coordination with other ministries, revamped Disputes Resolution Mechanism etc.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
Punj Lloyd wins Haldia Refinery EPCC Package from IOC
Diversified global conglomerate, Punj Lloyd has announced receiving a lump-sum turnkey contract for the EPCC Package 2 at Haldia Refinery, West Bengal from Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) for a value of Rs 1094 crore.
The scope of work for the project involves the Residual Process Design, Detailed Engineering including HAZOP study, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the Sulphur Block comprising the Sulphur Refinery Unit (SRU), Amine Regeneration Unit (ARU), the Sou...
L&T Bags 1700 Cr. International EPC Order for 400 MW Gas Based Power Plant in Bangladesh
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has received an order valued at around 1700 Crores from Marubeni Corporation, Japan, for setting up the Bibiyana III 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).
BPDB awarded the EPC contract for setting up the 400 MW gas based power plant project to Marubeni Corporation of Japan, which in turn awarded the EPC sub-contract to L&T on turnkey basis. This plant will be located at Nabiganj Upzila in H...
IOC Planning Petrochemical Plant in Iran
As per the reports in the media, Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) is planning to build USD 3 billion petrochemicals plant in Iran which will have access to cheap natural gas as its feedstock.
India is planning investments in energy infrastructure in Iran. This includes ports and upstream gas production.
IOC is looking at petrochemicals to drive growth. The company is planning an investment of around USD 4.5 billion in coming years to expand its business.