Freetown, SL, Wednesday, July 4, 2018: The General Manager of TRANSCO CLSG has awarded EPC contract for the 225 kV Substations of Man, N’Zerekore, Yiben & Kamakwie to KEC INTERNATIONAL LTD, India’s second largest manufacturer of electric power transmission towers and one of the largest Power Transmission Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) companies in the world.
The signing ceremony took place today in Freetown, Sierra Leone on the side line of the first Bi-Annual Coordination meeting with EPC contractors who are implementing the CLSG interconnection project.
In remarks, the General Manager of TRANSCO CLSG, Mohammed M. Sherif challenged KEC International Limited to implement the project on time and ensure quality work is delivered under the terms of the contract. He said TRANSCO CLSG is optimistic that the company will deliver as it won the bid through a competitive bidding process.
In response, the General Manager – Projects of KEC International Limited, Kasi Meiyapan promised to work hard to meet expectation. “We will deliver on time,” he assured. The implementation timeline is 18 months.
KEC International Limited, the flagship company of RPG Group is a global infrastructure Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) major. It has presence in the verticals of Power Transmission & Distribution, Cables, Railways, Civil and Renewables. The Company has powered infrastructure development in 63 countries across Africa, Americas, Central Asia, Middle East, South Asia and South East Asia.
The African Development Bank (AfBD) is funding the substations project for the Man (Cote d’Ivoire), Nzerekore (Guinea) and Kamakwie (Sierra Leone) while the World Bank is funding the substation project in Yiben (Sierra Leone).