|Bateman Engineering (India) Pvt Ltd, the fully-owned subsidiary of Netherlands-based Bateman Engineering – an engineering-project house and equipment supplier – on Thursday announced that it has bagged a contract worth $2 million from Kolkata-based Thiess India Pvt Ltd.|
Bangalore-based Bateman will be providing its engineering and project management services for the proposed 15 MTPA Coal Handling Plant at the Pakri Barwadih Coal project in Jharkand, which has been awarded to Thiess India by the NTPC, said a press release.
Thiess India is the Indian subsidiary of Thiess, a mining, construction and services contractor, with diverse operations throughout Australia and selected international markets. Thiess India will execute the project through its Indian joint venture, Thiess Minecs.
Pakri Barwadih will be the first of the six mines the NTPC intends to develop. The contract involves construction of site infrastructure and coal processing plants during the first two years, followed by overburden removal, coal mining and operation of processing and rail loading facilities over the entire life of mine.