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Govt. aims to construct 41 km of highways per day

The road transport and highways ministry has decided to more than double the rate at which national highways are being built—from 16 km a day to 41 km a day in 2016-17. This More...

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India offered a $100 million line of credit for development of infrastructure in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and agreed to More...

Urban Development Ministry urges smart cities to firm up bankable projects

Ministry of Urban Development has urged the 20 Smart Cities selected in the first round of competition More...

CCMA ​announces dates for its​ ​flagship​ ​conference-​C3

The Construction Chemical Manufacturers Association (CCMA) flagship event Construction Chemicals Conference or More...

Infrastructure Key Sectors

IGI plans fourth runway

The Delhi International Airport Private Ltd (DIAL) has decided not to “straighten” the smallest runway 27,...

NLC to hike power generation capacity to 5,640 MW by 2025

The rise in lignite production in the country will push up the power generation capacity of...

Centre issues notification on 140 km-long Rowghat-Jagdalpur rail route

The central government has issued a notification for the 140...

Centre agrees on four-laning of Itanagar- Banderdewa Highway project

Government has agreed to sanction the 4-laning of Itanagar to Banderdewa Highway Project and three Flyovers...

India set to double ports capacity by 2025: Gadkari

India is set to double its ports capacity to 3000 million tonnes (MT) by 2025, Union...

Rewa Ultra Mega Solar project likely to power Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro is expected to get green power from Madhya Pradesh starting next year to run...
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LafargeHolcim to exit Vietnam cement market due to oversupply

LafargeHolcim is considering leaving Vietnam due to oversupply of cement in the local market, according to Nguyen Cong Bao, General Director of Holcim Vietnam. The company met..
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Trimble Introduces Enhanced Tekla Software Solutions

Trimble introduced three new software versions of its Building Information Modeling (BIM) and analysis & design solutions for engineering and construction—Tekla..
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Singapore to construct triple-decker rail depot

GS Engineering & Construction Corporation has won a contract to build a new “four-in-one” rail and bus depot for Singapore’s Land..
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Steel ministry to appeal to PM, Modi on anti-dumping rules

Because of the distress in India’s steel industry, the Steel ministry is considering appealing to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to support..
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Saudi Arabia sets 9.5GW renewable energy target by 2030

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has confirmed a renewable energy target of 9.5GW by 2030 as it seeks to shift its economy away from More...

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Nepal begins reconstruction of key heritage sites

Prime Minister of Nepal, Khadga Prasad Oli announced the start of reconstruction of key heritage sites in and around More...

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Turkey needs $110 bn investment in energy projects by 2023: Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey will need to invest $110 billion in energy projects to help it meet its long-stated goal of becoming one More...

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India unveils plan for underwater stretch in Mumbai

India’s first bullet train will race between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and parts of which will be entirely underwater. This ambitious project..