BHEL bags Rs550 cr export order

BHEL bags Rs550 cr export order
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Mar 31 2008. 03 32 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Mar 31 2008. 03 32 PM IST
New Delhi: Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Monday said it has secured a Rs550 crore export order for supply of boilers.
The order has been received from Koniambo Nickel SAS, an overseas joint venture of Switzerland-based mining group Xstrata PLC and a local company in New Caledonian, BHEL said in a statement.
New Caledonian, an island in the south-west Pacific Ocean, east of Australia, is an overseas territory of France.
The contract envisages supply of 2x135 MW environment-friendly Circulating Fluidised Bed Combustion Boilers and auxiliaries, it said.
The equipment to be supplied against the order would be fully compliant with global standards, the statement said.
BHEL, which is targeting a six-fold increase in its physical exports by 2012, supplies equipment to power projects in Indonesia, the UAE, Libya, Kuwait Myanmar New Zealand and Greece among others.
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