Punj Lloyd’s subsidiary Sembawang wins major Singaporean contract

Punj Lloyd’s subsidiary Sembawang wins major Singaporean contract
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First Published: Fri, Nov 30 2007. 06 17 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Nov 30 2007. 06 17 PM IST
New Delhi: Punj Lloyd’s wholly owned subsidiary, Sembawang Engineers and Constructors, has won a major contract worth 463 million Singapore dollars for architectural, civil and structural work at the proposed Bayfront MRT station in Marina Bay in Singapore.
The Land Transport Authority of Singapore awarded the contract to the company. It is one of the first packages of construction works to be awarded at the planned 4.3 km downtown MRT Line in Marina Bay.
The Downtown Line 1, which will have six stations, is a critical transportation hub designed to serve workers, residents and visitors in the Marina Bay area. It will feature new icons such as the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort, the Marina Bay Financial Centre and Gardens by the Bay.
According to the contract, Sembawang E&C will be constructing the Bayfront station which is key to the Downtown Line as it serves the mega Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort. The construction company will be responsible for the underground construction of Bayfront station and two pairs of tunnels for Downtown Line Stage 1.
The Downtown Line is in the heart of Marina Bay and the Bayfront station is a key factor contributing to the success of the development in the Marina Bay area. Bayfront will be one of the first stations to open in the Downtown Line. Looking at the pace of the project construction work will go round the clock for the completion of the project in time.
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First Published: Fri, Nov 30 2007. 06 17 PM IST