GAMMON GROUP :
AN OVERVIEW
 
 
 
 

Brief overview of Gammon Group

 

Gammon India is built on a legacy that has stood the test of time. Technological and design excellence, and a discerning eye for quality and safety are some of the characteristics that distinguish Gammon’s tradition for perfection in its areas of operation.

 

Gammon India is amongst the largest physical infrastructure construction companies in India. Its track record spans significant landmark projects built over several decades, with a prominent presence across all sectors of civil engineering, design and construction. It has a track record of building landmark structures, some of which have become iconic. This includes’ The Gateway of India’, the piling and civil foundation work for which was successfully executed by Gammon as its maiden project way back in 1919.

 

Besides its large scale of operations in the Construction and Infrastructure domain, Gammon has a dominant presence in energy business in which it operates in the hydro, nuclear and thermal power sectors. In fact, Gammon’s association with the construction of nuclear power projects dates back to 1959 when it completed the Pre-Stresses Concrete (PSC) Ball Tank of India’s first Atomic Reactor Plant in Trombay. Gammon’s projects cover businesses and projects involving highways, public utilities, environmental engineering and marine structures. Gammon’s expertise also covers the design, financing, construction and operation of modern bridges, viaducts, and metro rail, both on a Built-Operate–Transfer (BOT) basis as well as contract execution. An example is the upcoming ‘Signature Bridge’ project in Wazirabad in North-West Delhi. This project would significantly help in the efficient flow and management of traffic in the region. Gammon is also active in the Social Infrastructure sector through its operations in the realty project segment. Examples include residential complexes such as Pebble Bay and Godrej WoodsMan Estate in Bangalore,Godrej Kalyan in Mumbai, RNA Exotica, Mumbai; Hotel complexes such as Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai and G Staad, Bangalore besides commercial complexes such as Galleria Mall(INXS) in Bangalore. Gammon is also currently undertaking a major project for ISKON at Sri Mayapur in West Bengal involving the construction of a temple complex and a modern cultural centre.

 

Gammon international include a majority holding in Franco Tosi Meccanica, SAE Power lines, and Sofinter group, Italy spanning the sectors of power and industrial boilers as well as waste and environment management systems. Gammon has received accolades and recognitions from a variety of reputed institutions. Examples include the Indian Concrete Institute Award for most outstanding concrete structure presented for the segmental arch bridge across the River Beas (Himachal Pradesh) and the first prize for ‘Excellent Aesthetics’ for the Vidyasagar Sethu Project across the River Hoogly in Kolkata.

 

Currently Gammon India has a strong talent base of over 3350 employees on its own rolls apart from 5500 officers and staff working under its aegis at various project sites. It further engages more than 200,000 labour/staff on daily wage basis. Its stand-alone turnover in financial year 2011-12 was close to US $ 1.1 billion with the Group’s turnover in excess of US $ 1.6 billion.