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Gibela, the South African rail transport company in which Alstom has a 61% holding, was officially presented in Johannesburg in South Africa on 30 July in the presence of the South African Deputy Minister of Transport and representatives of local institutions, partners, suppliers and the media.
The final design of the new X’Ttrapolis MEGA commuter train to be delivered by Gibela to PRASA was unveiled during Africa Rail, in the presence of the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters and PRASA Group CEO, Mr Lucky Montana. Among the features of the train which were finalized were its interior and exterior outlines.
Alstom Transport will participate in the upcoming Africa’s Transport & Infrastructure conference and exhibition, taking place on 1-2 July 2014, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg South Africa.
Between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014, Alstom booked €21.5 billion of orders, down 10% compared to last year. Sales, at €20.3 billion, showed a 4% organic growth compared to last year. Income from operations amounted to €1,424 million, down 3%, with a 7% operating margin.
Alstom is pleased to announce that PRASA and Gibela , have concluded the financial close of the contract signed on the 14 October 2013 for the supply of 600 X’Ttrapolis Mega commuter trains (3,600 cars) over a period of 10 years. The contract includes the construction of a local manufacturing facility in Dunnottar, 50 km east of Johannesburg. In addition, Gibela will provide technical support and supply of spare parts over an 18-year period. The overall value of this contract is worth € 4bn.
PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) signed today a contract with Gibela - a joint venture led by Alstom to supply 600 passenger trains (3 600 coaches) to be delivered between 2015 and 2025. The contract is worth R51 billion and includes the construction of a local manufacturing facility.
South Africa’s largest public utility company, Eskom, has awarded Alstom a contract to retrofit the low pressure steam turbines in its Kriel coal-fired power station. The contract is valued at approximately €110 million.
Transport has successfully passed a major step in the decision process of two major projects in South Africa and Canada
Between 1 April and 30 September 2012, Alstom booked a sound level of orders at €12.1 billion, up 19% compared to the first half of last year, driven in particular by a strong semester for Transport. Over the same period, sales were up 4%, amounting to €9.7 billion.
Between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2012, Alstom booked €21.7 billion of orders, up 14% compared to last year. As announced, the fourth quarter was particularly strong with €6.6 billion of new contracts.
Alstom,worldwide leader in the production of hydropower equipment and services, has been awarded a contract worth above €20 million by Chinese engineering firm Sinohydro Corporation Ltd to provide key engineering equipment to the new Itezhi-Tezhi hydroelectric dam in Zambia. The contract was signed on 9 September 2011.
The Alstom Chair in Clean Energy Systems Technology (ACCEST) was inaugurated today at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa through a partnership, which will see Alstom investing over ZAR 17 million in various projects at the University between 2009 and 2016.
Alstom, the world’s leading supplier of air quality
control systems (AQCS) for power plants, has won a contract worth
approximately €160 million to build South Africa’s
first wet flue gas desulphurisation (FGD*) system at the Kusile
power plant, further strengthening its leadership in air quality
Alstom, a leader in integrated energy management solutions
for power plants, has won a contract worth €90 million for
the automation of Eskom’s latest thermal power plant
project, Kusile. Alstom Power will engineer, supply and install
its latest ALSPA® Series 6 Distributed Control System
Alstom has signed a contract worth over €100 million
with South African utility Eskom to provide the instrumentation
and control system for the world’s largest coal-fired power
plant, Medupi in South Africa. The contract confirms Alstom as a
recognised leader in the supply of large-scale automation systems
for large power plants. Alstom has also provided Eskom with the
option, worth an additional €100 million, to install an
identical system on Medupi’s sister plant, Kusile.
Alstom, a global leader in power generation, today
announced that it has signed a contract worth approximately EUR
125 million with South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom
to retrofit the low-pressure turbines of the two 970 MWe units at
Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, South Africa’s sole nuclear
Alstom will participate in reshaping the shareholding of
Alstom South Africa (Pty) Ltd Group (ASA), its former subsidiary
which it sold in 2002 to a group of investors.
Alstom is the world’s leading supplier of
“conventional islands” (or “turbine
islands”) for nuclear power plants, and has fitted close to
180 units around the globe. More than 30% of the world’s
nuclear power stations operating today use Alstom-made
Alstom has signed a contract worth more than 1.3 billion
euros with state-owned utility Eskom to provide key equipments
for a 4,740 MW coal-fired power station located in Mpumalanga
province, east of Johannesburg, South Africa. This is the second
major agreement within a few months between the two companies
after Alstom was awarded a similar contract for the Medupi
coal-fired power station, located in the north-eastern province
of Limpopo, in November 2007.
Alstom has won a contract worth more than 1.4 billion euros
with South African state-owned utility company Eskom to supply
six turbine islands part of what will be the biggest coal-fired
power plant in South Africa.
Alstom has won a contract worth 110 million euros to
refurbish the 2,100 MW Arnot coal-fired power plant in South
Africa, and increase its power output by 300 MW to 2,400
MW. The plant is owned by state-owned utility company
ALSTOM has recently won a series of Power generation
contracts for a total value more than €180 million from
countries all over the world.
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