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Kerala Government plans dam across Siruvani River

With Tamil Nadu Government failing to respond to “several letters” sent by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests and the Kerala Government regarding...

Industry bodies urge govt to relook stainless steel products Quality Control...

Major metals and stainless steel industries associations have urged the Steel Ministry to have a relook at the Stainless Steel products Quality Control (QC)...

Construction News

Gebr. Pfeiffer sells ten more mills to Shree Cement

Gebr. Pfeiffer has sold ten more mills to the Kolkata-based company, Shree Cement. The deal continues the company’s expansion policy to distribute several cement works...

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International News & News Makers

Australian researchers set a world record for solar thermal efficiency

Scientists at the Australian National University (ANU) have set a world record for efficiency for a solar thermal dish generating steam for power stations. The team...

Policy News

Railways sends Safety Fund Proposal for reconsideration

Stepping up efforts to upgrade tracks and signalling system for ensuring safe train journey, railways has sent safety fund proposal to Finance Ministry again...

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The Effect of Superplasticizer Type on Compression Failure of High–Strength Concrete

Chatarina Niken1, Elly Tjahjono2, Bambang Soegijono3, Vera Indrawati4 1,2 Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indonesia University, Faculty of Technology, Indonesia 3 Laboratory of Advance Material, Faculty...


Realty & Corporate News

JSPL gets 1.18 mn tonnes/year coal supply for power plants

The Naveen Jindal-led firm, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL) has secured long-term linkage of 1.18 Million Tonne Per Annum for its state-of-the-art captive power generation plants...

Global Investments to aid realty developers acquire new projects: Icra

With global investors committing over $2 billion in the Indian real estate sector, credit rating agency, Icra has said developers would be able to...


Engineers make strong, transparent and cooler windows out of wood

Engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) demonstrate in a new study that windows made of transparent wood could provide more even and consistent natural...