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Construction : Press Release | April 2012 | Source : Construction Update

HCC- Coastal JV receives Rs 162 crore contract of Railway Tunnel

Mumbai, April 5, 2012: HCC (Hindustan Construction Company), a leading infrastructure construction and development company in joint venture with Coastal Projects Ltd, has been awarded a project by North Frontier Railway to develop a railway tunnel between Kambiron Road and Thingou station on the new railway line being developed between Jiribam and Tupul in Imphal, Manipur. The total cost of the project is Rs 161.90 crore (HCC is the lead partner with 60% share - in Joint Venture) and will be completed in 28 months.

This is the third order HCC has received from North Frontier Railway on Jiribam-Tupul Railway line. In 2010, the company was awarded two contracts of Rs. 197.06 crore and Rs. 312.82 crore for construction of two BG tunnels of lengths 3.250 km and 4.694 km.

The project scope involves construction of single line BG Tunnel of approximate length of 3.3 km including earthwork, slope protection & stabilization, RCC portal walls, permanent tunnel support, construction of side drains, rock supporting system and ancillary work.

In the transportation segment HCC has a strong track record in construction of Roads, Highways, Bridges, Railways and MRTS (Mass Rapid Transport System). HCC has already constructed 2227 kms roads across the country. In the MRTS space, the company has executed the Kolkata and Delhi Metro Rail project. HCC has also executed the most challenging 16 kms Ghat section of Mumbai-Pune expressway, the first ever 6 lane concrete pavement express way in India. It has built nearly 173 road bridges, the combined length of which would be approximately 46,458 meters. The company is also constructing the 8 lane, 4.6 km long Bandra-Worli sea-link project in Mumbai which is an engineering masterpiece.

About HCC:

The HCC group is a global engineering & construction player and a pioneer in urban infrastructure development. HCC has executed a majority of India’s landmark infrastructure projects, having constructed over 25% of India’s hydro-power and over 50% of India’s nuclear power generation capacities, 2,300 km of roads and expressways, and over 170 km of complex tunneling in addition to hundreds of bridges, dams and barrages. Recent projects include the Bandra Worli Sea Link and India’s largest nuclear power plant at Kudankulam. At present HCC’s concession assets under management exceed 5,500 Crore. The group is developing Lavasa city, India’s largest urban development across 23,000 acres, approximately 1/4th the size of Mumbai. HCC is headquartered in Mumbai and is listed on the BSE and NSE. The HCC group of companies includes HCC Ltd, HCC Infrastructure Co Ltd, HCC Real Estate Ltd, Lavasa Corporation Ltd and Steiner AG. For more information, please visit

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