India Procurement News Notice - 49677

Procurement News Notice

PNN 49677
Work Detail Texmaco Rail & Engineering Limited has successfully inaugurated and operated the highest capacity Gantry Crane installed for the first time in any hydro project in India, according to the company. Deputy Managing Director of the company Sudipta Mukherjee said, "We are happy to announce the successful inauguration and operation of Indias highest capacity Gantry Crane at the Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project. Texmaco Rail & Engineering Limited continues to push the boundaries of innovation and engineering excellence…We are proud to be part of Indias journey towards harnessing clean and sustainable energy through projects like this." The 250-MT capacity Spillway Bulkhead Gantry Crane was inaugurated and operated with precision at the 2000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project (HEP) in the presence of Joint Secretary (Hydro)- Union Ministry of Power Mohammad Afzal, Director (Projects) Biswajit Basu and Director (Technical) R K Chaudhary among others. This achievement underscores the dedication and commitment of Texmaco Rail & Engineering Limited towards the successful execution of this monumental hydroelectric project, the company statement said. The Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project comprises eight units, with a capacity of 250 MW each. Located on the Subansiri River, serving as the border between Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, the project will generate power at its full capacity of 2000 MW. The project was developed by the National Hydro Power Corporation. “Designed, manufactured, fabricated, tested, erected, and commissioned by the highly skilled team of Texmaco Rail & Engineering Limited, this Gantry Crane is a testament to Indias engineering prowess in the hydro-power sector,” the company statement said. “The cranes enormous capacity and precision engineering are a reflection of Texmacos unwavering commitment to delivering excellence in the infrastructure domain.” The hydro-mechanical package for this project includes a range of cutting-edge steelwork, such as submerged radial gates, spillway bulkhead gates, draft tube gates, intake gates, trash rack panes, and diversion tunnel gates, people in the know said. Texmaco Rail & Engineering Limited secured the contract for the Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project in 2006, competing with international companies TechnoPromt Export (Russia), Andritz (Austria) and Alstom (Portugal). Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd. (TEXMACO), a premier multi-unit engineering and Infrastructure Company, has six manufacturing units, and is engaged in the business of manufacturing of Rolling Stock, such as Wagons, Coaches, EMUs, Loco shells & parts, Hydro Mechanical Equipments, Steel Castings, Rail EPC, Bridges and other steel structures.
Country India , Southern Asia
Industry Energy & Power
Entry Date 28 Sep 2023

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