L&T Construction, a brand of engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T), said new orders worth Rs 461 crore were secured by building and factories business, Rs 142 crore by water and renewable segment and the rest Rs 182 crore by heavy civil infrastructure business.

"A major international order (in power transmission and distribution business) was bagged by L&T Saudi Arabia, a fully owned subsidiary of L&T for construction of 132 kV transmission line and construction of Al-Dawadmi S/S to the 132 kV Riyadh network," L&T said in a statement.

The orders in the power transmission and distribution segment include one job from Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd, one from Power Grid Corporation of India and the other from Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation, meant for transmitting power to Chennai Metro Rail project.

L&T said the buildings and factories business received an order for construction of a cement plant at Chittapur, Karnataka from a reputed customer.

"The scope includes plant's structural fabrication and erection works along with its associated activities," L&T said without identifying the customer. Additional orders have also been received from various ongoing projects, it said.

L&T said it has also got an order from Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board for providing, laying, jointing, testing and commissioning of waste water network under second stage Waste Water scheme to Tumkur city for Rs 142 crore.

"The heavy civil infrastructure business bagged additional orders valued at Rs 182 crore from ongoing projects," L&T said.

(Agencies)

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