L&T Construction & Mining Machinery, a part of the Larsen & Toubro, has set up a new service centre in Singrauli, the heartland of India’s coal industry. The new facility was inaugurated by Arvind K. Garg, Executive Vice-President & Head, Construction & Mining Machinery Business.
Arvind Garg said the new service centre with state-of-the-art facilities would fulfil a long-felt need for a repair facility in the coal-belt area. He said L&T was committed to providing lifecycle support to the mining equipment deployed in Singrauli area and this move was to reinforce that commitment. “L&T is prepared to deliver top class field support at customer doorsteps and ensure high availability of the high-cost machines at all times”, he added.
L&T service centre is located at Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigam industrial area at Waidhan, M.P., around 30 km from Singrauli and 210 km from Varanasi. It incorporates advanced facilities to take up overhaul and repairs of over 1,000 no. of strong fleet of L&T/Komatsu/Scania equipment engaged in overburden removal and in mining projects in this area. The fleet includes off-highway dump trucks, crawler dozers, hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, motor graders and tipper trucks. engines, transmissions, axles, hydraulic assemblies and other aggregates fitted on to these construction and mining equipment shall also be taken up for overhaul in the service centre.
This service centre is spread over a total area of 10,080 sq.m. The workshop is well laid out, with epoxy flooring and equipped with overhead cranes, dust-free cooling system, special fixtures and tools for carrying out repairs of major machines and components. The facility is environment-friendly with an ergonomically designed workshop, rain water harvesting, sewage and effluent treatment plant and fire-protection system.