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Water Supply

Tender notice, deadline 18th July, 2006 for construction of an approx. 7.5 km-long concrete lined tunnel of 3.5 m finished diameter, from Modak Sagar to Bell Nallah, using full face rock TBM, a new intake at Modak Sagar, hexagonal in shape with each side 7 m in length and 91 m deep with three gated inlets, a shaft at Bell Nallah to a size of 6.5 m diameter and 20 m deep, and a pipeline of 600 m in length and 3,000 mm diameter. Contract period: 48 months in three shifts of eight hours, seven days a week. Visit www.mcgm.gov.in/tenderfiles/dept35ssno5tend519ver2eng.pdf or contact Municipal Corporation of Brihanmumbai, fax +91 2222624431 or 2222626437. 26/06.Pratibha Industries in joint venture with Austria's Oestu-Stettin Hoch und Tiefbau has bagged a INR2.22 billion order from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai for construction of a 7.5 km tunnel of 4,100 mm diameter at Modak Sagar, with associated works such as intake and pipeline for transportation of water. The tunnel will be located around 90 metres below the ground level. It is expected to be completed in 48 months. Visit www.pratibhagroup.com, www.oestu-stettin.at and www.mcgm.gov.in 20/07.