Adding to its project portfolio in the construction and infra sector, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), a Mumbai-based infrastructure major, has bagged Rs. 763 crore contract from Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR) for erecting structures of Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Facility (FRFCF) at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu. The company will construct nuclear safety compliant structures for fuel processing plant for Fast Breeder Reactors and allied facilities. The project duration is 48 months, the company said in a statement. This is the fourth contract awarded to HCC by IGCAR. Prior to this order, the company had received three contracts from IGCAR to build administrative blocks, township and metallic fuel plant. HCC is currently executing several contracts for the Department of Atomic Energy, including the first phase of Integrated Nuclear Recycle Plant of BARC in Tarapur and units 7 and 8 of Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PWHR) at Rawatbhata, Rajasthan for NPCIL, said official sources.
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