PRASA and Gibela (led by Alstom) sign historic agreement for the supply of modern commuter trains in SA
Over 100 years of contribution to the development of power and transport infrastructure in South Africa
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
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
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