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L&T Builds India’s First 700mwe PHWR Nuclear Steam Generator
L&T Heavy Engineering has successfully flagged off India’s first Nuclear 700 MWe Steam Generator for Kakrapar nuclear power plant in Gujarat. The indigenously-designed Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) is for the Unit 3 Kakrapar power station of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL).
The first steam generator reached Kakrapar nuclear power plant on June 16,2015. The second steam generator is scheduled to be dispatched on July 4, 2015. A nuclear steam generator is one of the most critical safety Class 1 equipment in a nuclear island. It enables heat transfer from primary side heavy water to generate steam, which drives turbines to generate electricity.
Each steam generator weighs about 215MT and is made of special low alloy quenched & tempered steel with nickel-iron-chromium alloy tubes andstainless steel internals.
“The completion of first 700 MWe PHWR Steam Generator is a major milestone towards ‘Make in India’ vision,” said Mr. M.V. Kotwal, President (Heavy Engineering) & Member of the Board,Larsen & Toubro. “Success was achieved through relentless dedicated joint effortsby L&T & NPCIL engineers.”
The 3D multi-phase thermal hydraulic analysisandsafety analysisincluding accidental conditionswere designed in-houseby L&T. Thenickel-iron-chromiumalloyU-Tubes were manufactured as a joint effort with Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad. The scope ofwork included indigenous development of critical internals including stainless steel grid support flats, mist extractors andspecialadhesives &fasteners.
L&T Special Steel and Heavy Forgings (LTSSHF),a 65000 sq.meter integrated facility at Hazira,meetsthe heavy forging requirements of criticalsectors. It will supply forgings for future nuclear power plant projects. LTSSHF is a joint venture between L&T and NPCIL.
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.