Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved yet another milestone in expanding and consolidating its footprint in the international market by securing export orders for supply of industrial motors to Togo and Benin. Scancem International DA, Norway (Heidelberg Cement group) has placed the order for the motors for their cement plants, Ciments Du Togo S.A. & Cimbenin S.A, Benin. The motors will be manufactured and supplied by BHEL’s Bhopal unit.
BHEL has been present in the African continent almost since its export journey commenced about 45 years back and has references today in almost half of the African continent. The company has recently built 500 MW Kosti Thermal Power Plant – the largest thermal power plant of Sudan. This plant was inaugurated by His Excellency Omer Hassan Ahmed El-Basheer, President of Sudan in the presence of Mr. Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL and senior officials of the Govt. of Sudan. The project came close on the heels of the successful commissioning of BHEL’s 28 MW Nyaborango Hydro project in Rwanda, 2×20 MW Steam Turbine and Generators for cogeneration application at Tendaho Sugar Factory in Ethiopia. BHEL now has footprints in 80 countries across all the six inhabited continents. As an integrated power plant equipment manufacturer with over 50 years of experience and having installed over 170 GW globally, BHEL is currently engaged in the execution of all types/range of power equipment; Thermal, Gas, Nuclear, Hydro and Solar, in addition to supplying products and systems to other major infrastructure sectors of the economy like Transmission, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Defence & Aerospace and Water.