L&T Construction Equipment Limited (LTCEL) has dispatched the first batch of 25 special variants of L&T 9020 Wheel Loaders to Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for construction in various strategic locations in harsh terrains of the country.
BRO had invited bids for 70 special purpose wheel loaders as part of the Government of India’s efforts to build roads and bridges in border areas. LTCEL in its press release dated 11th August 2022 stated that this was its single largest order for L&T 9020 Wheel Loaders, having more than 90% indigenous content.
LTCEL model L&T 9020 is designed and developed at its Coimbatore facility and comes fitted with ‘Cold Starting Kits’, enabling them to operate in sub-zero temperatures of up to minus 20 degrees. BRO will deploy them to strengthen road infrastructure in Northeast, North and Northwest India.