KEC International Bags Two New Projects Worth Rs. 637 Crores

•Rs. 391 Crores win in Abu Dhabi; Largest single win ever, in dollar value terms, for KEC •Rs. 246 crores turnkey contract in Algeria

Mumbai, India, December 01, 2007 --( KEC International Ltd. (KEC), part of the Rs. 11,500 crore RPG Group, has bagged two major project wins in Abu Dhabi and Algeria worth Rs. 391 crores and Rs. 246 crores respectively through an international competitive bidding process.

In Abu Dhabi, KEC’s job, to be completed in 24 months, is for the Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company (TRANSCO). It is a turnkey job of 400 KV double circuit and quad circuit transmission lines of 173 kms. length connecting Fujairah substation to Sweihan substation.

In Algeria, for SONELGAZ, KEC will undertake a turnkey job of 400 KV single circuit transmission line from Cheffia to Ain Bedia and from R. Djamel to Djendouba. This project has a completion period of 15 months.

“The size of these wins underlines KEC’s status as among the largest and most sought after Transmission EPC players in the world. The win in Abu Dhabi is our single largest win, in dollar terms, ever. I am delighted with the growth in our international operations through the year thus far,” said Ramesh Chandak, Managing Director, KEC International Ltd.

In a lighter vein, Mr Chandak concluded, “This is the best Diwali gift for KEC and its stakeholders.”

About KEC International
KEC International Ltd. is a global leader in the power transmission engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business. With global operations spanning over 15 countries, the company is present in UAE, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Zambia and Ethiopia among several other countries. KEC is the flagship company in the transmission sector of the Rs. 11,500 crore RPG Group.

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