L&T wins contract for 173km water pipeline in Oman

Muscat - 

Indian engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) announced that it has secured a contract from the Public Authority for Water (Diam) to build a 173km long water pipeline network in Dakhliyah governorate.

In a press statement on its website, L&T classified the new Oman contract as ‘significant’ which is in the range of R10bn (around RO52mn) to R25bn (around RO130nm). However, L&T did not disclose the actual value of the contract.

Last year Diam had announced that a number of new water pipelines will be constructed for the main water networks in the governorates of Muscat and Dakhliyah.

‘The Water & Effluent Treatment Business of L&T Construction has secured an order from a prestigious client in Oman for the design and execution of a water infrastructure project to enhance the Dakhliyah Water Transmission System, Phase – II,’ L&T said in a statement.

L&T added that the new project is a repeat order from the Omani client which has been secured under an international competitive bidding.

According to the L&T statement, the scope of contract includes 173km of pipelines for water transmission with associated civil works, 18 RCC water storage reservoirs, five pumping stations with associated mechanical, electrical, control and instrumentation works.

As a major group engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services, L&T operates in over 30 countries worldwide and boasts over US$21bn in annual revenue.

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