Hindustan Construction Company
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|Public private company|
|Traded as||BSE: 500185|
|Founded||27 January 1926|
|Headquarters||Hincon House, Vikhroli (West) Mumbai, India|
|Ajit Gulabchand |
(Chairman & MD)
|Revenue||₹81.50 billion (US$1.2 billion) (2012–2013)|
|₹39,751.85 million (US$580 million) (2010–2011)|
Number of employees
Hindustan Construction Company Limited or HCC Limited is a public-private company headquartered in Mumbai, India whose businesses span the sectors of Engineering & Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Urban development & Management. The HCC group of companies comprises HCC Ltd., and its subsidiaries HCC Real Estate Ltd, HCC Infrastructure Co. Ltd, Lavasa Corporation Ltd, Steiner AG in Switzerland and Highbar Technologies Ltd.
Founded by Industrialist Seth Walchand Hirachand in 1926, HCC Ltd. executes large-scale civil engineering and infrastructure projects such as hydel power plants, nuclear power plants, expressways and highways, tunnels and bridges. HCC currently serves the infrastructure sectors of transportation, power and water. HCC was the first construction company in India to be certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 for its quality, environmental and occupational health and safety management systems. The company is headed by Ajit Gulabchand, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) and Arjun Dhawan who is the Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO).
HCC is also developing Lavasa, a planned hill city set in the Sahayadri Mountains. Lavasa is spread amidst 23,000 acres and located at a 3-hour drive from Mumbai and an hour’s drive from Pune. The master plan for Lavasa has been developed by the design consultant HOK International Limited, USA. Lavasa is slated to have 5 towns - Dasve, Mugaon, Dhamanohol, Sakhari-Wadavali and the Central Business District (CBD). The city is planned for a permanent population of 3 lakh residents. The integrated development at Lavasa City comprises apartments, retail, hotels, an international convention centre, education, information technology, biotech parks, sports and recreation facilities spread across its 5 towns.
Some leading projects executed by HCC include:
- Kishanganga Hydro Electric Power Project
- Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Mumbai
- Delhi Faridabad Skyway
- Bogibeel Bridge, Assam
- Delhi Metro Project: Packages MC1A, AMEL C1, AMEL C6, CC30, CC34, CC66
- Ennore Breakwaters, Tamil Nadu
- Farakka Barrage
- Godavari Arch Bridge, Andhra Pradesh
- Idukki Dam, Idukki in Kerala
- Kolkata Metro
- Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant,
- Lavasa City, near Pune
- Mughal Road Project, J&K
- Mumbai Pune Expressway
- Nathpa Jhakri Hydroelectric Project: Head Race Tunnel and Surge Shaft
- Nimoo Bazgo Hydel Power Project, J&K
- Pir Panjal Rail Tunnel, J&K
- Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant, Rajasthan
- Aditya Aluminium Project, Sambalpur, ODISHA
- West Bengal Highway Project [NH-34]
- Parama Island Flyover, Kolkata
Sustainability at HCC
HCC's Sustainability Reporting for 2010, 2011 and 2012 have been consecutively categorized by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) with Application Level Check A+.
HCC’s initiatives towards corporate responsibility includes capacity building of its engineers for disaster relief and restoration work, Work Place Intervention (WPI) programs for HIV/AIDS, practices that ensure water neutrality at its construction sites, investment in education, focused community development and Sustainability .
- 2010 BSE Data
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