Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Consortium bags the Chennai Airport Project

CHENNAI: City based construction services provider Consolidated Construction Consortium on Tuesday announced that it has bagged the Chennai Airport Project at a cost of Rs 1212 crore in collaboration with Canadian infrastructure company Herve Pomerleau International.

"The contract has been awarded for development of Kamaraj domestic Terminal Phase II and the expansion of existing Anna International terminal" CCCL CEO and Chairman R Sarabeswar said.

He said on the total 1,47,000 sq m, they would be constructing a multi-level car parking (47,000 sq m) for domestic terminal, a substation of 10,449 sq m, surface car parking for international terminal, an elevated road in front of the terminal building (for one km) and 17 aero bridges.

"We can park around 2,600 cars in the Car parking area" he said.

"The order will help consolidate our presence in the airport infrastructure space and winning these projects will strengthen our portfolio. We hope to give our best and complete these projects successfully" he said.

Internal electrification, power supply system, HVAC, fire alarming system, elevators and CCTVs are also expected to be set up, he said.

To a query he said the work would commence from November this year and is expected to be completed within 26 months.

"Initially Airport Authority of India would pay 10 per cent of the total cost and the rest would be released in a phased manner" he said.

He said CCCL has also bagged the Chennai airport's cargo complex project worth Rs 68 crores.

In addition to this, Sarabeswar said they have won a Rs. 140 crores project for construction of a factory for Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt Ltd, at their plant in Orgadam situated about 50 km from Chennai. "We have won this project recently and we are expecting it to be completed by 18 months" he said.

With these projects, the total order backlog is Rs 4250 crore, the Chairman said.

CCCL President-Infracons also said that they have also bagged another project in North Delhi for sewage treatment plant. "We got that project recently" he said declining to elaborate.

CCCL has grown from RS 40 million to Rs 14 billion and has executed projects across 17 states and union territories in India.

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