The largest project in Alstom's history, for suburban trains in South Africa, comes into force.
More than €1 billion worth of DC and AC high-tech equipment to link the DolWin offshore wind farm to mainland Germany.
Over 100 years of contribution to the development of power and transport infrastructure in South Africa
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.
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.
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
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