"Largest transmission line research& tower testing centre
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Last Updated: Thursday, November 12, 2009, 21:47
Chennai: Engineering and Construction major Larsen and Toubro today announced the setting up of largest Transmission Line Research and Tower testing centre in the country at Ethanor in Kancheepuram district.

This is aimed at testing the power transmission line towers of various sizes and capacities across the country.

Situated about 65 kms from here, the Rs 25 crore centre, spread over 20 acres of their property is the country's largest facility, Larsen and Toubro President (Construction division) K V Rangaswami told reporters.

He said India is a power starved country and that a large number of power facilities were being upgraded, thermal and nuclear. In this context, testing of transmission power assumes significance, he said.

He said the company currently has 15 projects valued at Rs 3,193 crore.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, November 12, 2009, 21:47

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