Projects Info | 01-07 December, 2008

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Valecha Engineering Ltd

Aiming high

Mumbai based Valecha Engineering Ltd was established in 1957. The company has created some of the most prominent civil engineering infrastructure landmarks. The company is engaged in construction of high end infrastructural engineering projects such as irrigation dams, roads, bridges, highways, power projects, railways, tunnels airports, reservoirs, piling, etc. The company also has ventured into a fast growing sector of construction of multi-storied buildings and towers targeted at the commercial sector. It has completed many projects with determination at various destinations ahead of the schedule. The company has curved a niche to become one-stop shop for all construction related activities.

Valecha Engineering, a leading player in the construction industry having a Group Turnover of Rs 3,000 Million, is engaged in the construction of major infrastructure & engineering projects such as;

Irrigation dams, reservoirs & canals
Roads, highways & expressways
Bridges & tunnels
Railways
Airports
Foundation & piling works

Today VEL has successfully completed over Rs 5,000 million road projects in every nook and corner of the country. It has been regarded as one of the dominant players for pile foundations by Public Sectors and MNCs. This is on account of State of the Art equipment which is possessed by very few players in the country. It also carried out resurfacing the runway at Mumbai Airport, Chennai Airport and Dimapur Airport without affecting the traffic of aircrafts taking off and landing along with other operational schedules. Valecha Engineering Ltd is one among the top 8 Indian Infrastructure players who have built Concrete Expressways with latest equipment in time and quality.

Hi tech equipment
Valecha Engineering has an adequate and proper mix of equipment in its possession ranging from state of the art mobile crushing plants to slip form concrete pavers to batch mix asphalt plants, which are being utilized in the specialized construction of concrete
Road Works - asphalt paved: hot mix plant, crusher, tippers, vibratory roller, and wet mix paver. concrete paved: concrete batching plant, transit mixers, motor grader, soil compactor, concrete paver
Bridges & structures: hydraulic grab, concrete placer
Piling: hydraulic rig, cranes - 320
Others: bentonite mixing pump
VEL have developed an in-house expertise and collected a wealth of experience in construction of Roads, Airports, Bridges, Flyovers, Tunnels, Dams, Piling, etc.

Irrigation work: Dam and canals
The company has contributed in constructing major irrigation dams, reservoirs & canals - Karanjwan Dam in Upper Godavari Project, Nasik District, Central Spillway of the Upper Wardha Project in Amravati District and Warna Masonry Dam in Sangli District.In the field of canals, Valecha Engineering has covered a total length of more than 25 kms. Some of the major initiatives of the company in this area are the Upper Wardha Dam, the Warna Manory Dam, The Bhandup Reservoir, The Arphal Canal and the Gyan Sagar Lake opposite the Maritime Institure of India.

Bridges
VEL has developed an In-house expertise and collected a wealth of experience in carrying out bridge construction, strengthening old bridges and modernizing them including widening of carriageways, etc. The company has used various state of the art methods such as slip form centring, casting and launching pre-stressed pre-tensioned and post-tensioned concrete girders by means of either the Hydraulic cranes or the launching strusses. Valecha has also executed the bridges across Bhima river and Ghod river of length 255 m and 240 m respectively in Maharashtra.

Fly-Overs
Apart from building bridges, building flyovers in metros like Mumbai is also another expertise that Valecha Engineering has developed over the years. Even though construction in cities is difficult, our sound planning ensures a smooth transition for the projects undertaken.

Buildings and structure
In 1996 as part of its long term diversification programme Valecha entered the property development market. An elegant eight-storey structure, Valecha Chambers comprises basement, ground and six upper floors with large, column-free floor spaces. In addition to infrastructure Civil Engineering work which forms the forte of Valecha Engineering Ltd, the company have also constructed some very fine buildings over the years. The company has also undertaken construction of a residential project at Wadala in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Roads
Highway construction has been Valecha's core business activity since its incorporation in 1957. Over the years the company has built more than 500 km road projects totalling to Rs 2500 millions. As a result of these projects the company has gained a vast experience in this field.

The Highway projects carried out by VEL cover large stretches of the road map of India. The rugged and rolling terrain provides a contrast to the smooth surface and curvilinear beauty of the highway. Recently VEL has been awarded Chittorgarh Bypass concrete road in joint venture with Ashoka Buildcon. VEL is presently executing two concrete roads for MMRDA in Mumbai city.

The Company is also executing the concrete roads in Pune city for Pune Municipal Corporation having total value Rs 650 Million. We are also executing the most treacherous portion of the National Highway in the state of Assam which is worth Rs 2,270 million

Valecha Engineering Ltd has created some prominent landmarks in the region of airport construction. With the combination of tremendous experience, best technical expertise and best equipment, we have completed all our airport projects well ahead of schedule. We now look forward to future growth in the aviation sector and we would be proud to continue building assets for the nation.

Valecha Engineering has undertaken projects for the Dimapur, Mumbai, Chennai and Vadodara Airports and we take pride in the fact that all these were finished in record time and handed over to the relevant airport authorities.

Projects in line
Mizoram State Road Project
Sonepat National Highway No.1
Chittorgarh bypass
Bridge projects on National Highway 1-A in Srinagar work

Madhya Pradesh State Road Corporation work at Pachore -Shujalpur-Kannod
Construction of main tunnel from Akodra Dam to Bujara village in Udaipur
Construction of bridge at Neela Hauz pond on Aruna Asaf Ali Road, Delhi,
4 skywalks in Mumbai


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