The Sheikh Khalifa Interchange linking the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. One of the many infrastructure projects constructed by L&T in the GCC region.
Infrastructure – especially transport infrastructure – meets a critical economic need as a value multiplier. It also fulfills the social need for facilitating transport, connecting people and bridging distances. The Transportation Infrastructure business vertical of L&T Construction offers EPC services for Roads, Runways (Airside Infrastructure) & Elevated Corridors (RREC), Railways Construction, Railway Systems & International Infrastructure, delivering results through expertise in project management, engineering design and construction management. Holding it in good stead are Engineering Design Centres in Mumbai, Faridabad and Chennai, an Offshore Engineering Centre in Mumbai which caters to international projects, and a Competency Development Centre at Kancheepuram, near Chennai.
Major orders received by the business are:
The thrust of the business continued to be on operational excellence through digitalisation of equipment for quality improvement, timely completion, cost-optimisation, efficient resource utilisation and enhancement of safety measures by adopting improved engineering models i.e., Inclinometers, Compactometers, GPS system and LIDAR surveys, etc. On the international front, the business is exploring new markets such as East Africa and Kuwait through business tie-ups with local and international consortium partners for pre-qualification for mega projects in the GCC countries. Various other strategic initiatives have also been undertaken to strengthen procurement, asset management and cost control teams to provide immediate onshore support to projects.