General Engineering

An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract was signed for a gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Tunisia. The contract was signed between three entities — Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), Sumitomo Corporation, and Societe Tunisienne de l’Electricite et du Gaz (STEG).The project will have a capacity to generate 450 MW. The plant will come […]

Honda Cars India to export 1.6L diesel engines to Thailand for first time The Indian arm of Japanese carmaker, Honda Cars India will for the first time commence exports of the fully assembled 1.6L diesel engine from its Tapukara plant in Rajasthan. Exports start from July this year. Another first to the carmakers credit will […]

Sterling and Wilson, one of the dominant global forces in the solar-PV space, has bagged Turnkey Engineering Procurement and Construction along with Operation & Maintenance contract for the world’s largest single location solar PV plant in Sweihan, Emirates of Abu Dhabi. The project will deliver a capacity of 1,177 Mwp, easily surpassing the current largest […]

Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin to join hands to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India. The F-16 Block 70 is suited to meet the Indian Air Force’s single-engine fighter needs and this US-Indian industry partnership directly supports India’s initiative to develop private aerospace and defence manufacturing capacity […]

Rolls-Royce has inked a pact with Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) under which the former’s MTU Series 4000 engines will be assembled at GRSE’s Ranchi facility and later installed in naval vessels. As per the agreement, Rolls-Royce’s 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled in GRSE’s diesel engine plant in Ranchi. […]

Engineering services company Tata Technologies on Monday said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Escenda Engineering AB. “The acquisition helps Tata Technologies accelerate its plans to expand in Europe due to the rapid growth opportunity the region offers in both the automotive and industrial machinery sectors,” the company said in a statement […]

Energy management and automation firm Schneider Electric India will develop greenfield integrated smart city of Naya Raipur, the company announced today. It signed a contract with the Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) today for development of the first such greenfield city of Naya Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, Schneider Electric India said in a statement. […]

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has received its largest export order, valued at Rs 10,000 crore ($1.5 billion), for setting up 1,320 MW (2×660 MW) Maitree Super Thermal Power Project in Bangladesh, has taken-off, following the issuance of the notice to proceed by the developer. The order has been secured from Bangladesh India Friendship Power […]

Engineering firm JMC Projects (India) Ltd (JMC) today said it has secured new orders worth Rs 1,058 crore. These projects include a residential building project in Thane worth Rs 531 crore, the company said in a statement. According to statement it has also bagged two commercial building projects in Bangalore worth Rs 527 crore. S […]

Wartsila India, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Wartsila, Finland, which is a key player in the engineering, procurement and construction, marine and services sector, was in “advanced stage of discussions” for setting up its first LNG terminal in the country, a top official said today. Wartsila India president and managing director, Kimmo Kohtamaki told […]