Monthly Archives: August 2017

Shenzhen

China’s ‘skyscraper capital’ Shenzhen sets higher goals The city's relationship with high-rises goes...

This is Shenzhen, which has grown from a small fishing village into a major financial and technology hub in less than 40 years. Like many...
Border Roads

BRO speeds up road construction at border New construction equipment will replace obsolete...

India-China Border Roads (ICBR) will now be constructed over much longer stretches. New construction equipment will replace obsolete ones that have often malfunctioned at high...
Architecture

Five Architecture And Urban Planning Trends Initiatives include OMA's "Urban Catalyst," a project...

1. Adapting coastal cities to climate change through resilient design As New York started to rebuild after the storm, the President's Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force...
copper mine

9 Globally Most Impressive Underground Structures

El Teniente, Chile Since starting operation in 1905, the El Teniente mine south of Santiago, Chile, has only continued its expansion. Located in the Andes mountain range, the world's largest...
Golden Gate Bridge

Re-Engineering Behind the Golden Gate Bridge The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City,...

The Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, it's been an iconic symbol on the American landscape. By 1870, people had realized...
structural steel

Planners now turn towards concrete over structural steel Since 2000, steelmakers outside China...

Planners of skyscrapers and bridges have turned toward concrete over structural steel. This is  as it can withstand high temperatures, is cheaper and lasts longer. While the...
Alcove Realty

Alcove Realty now among the fastest growing Real Estate Development Brands They have...

Alcove Realty has emerged into one of the fastest growing Real Estate Development Brands in Kolkata and Eastern India. Established by Mr. Amar Nath...
Tappan Zee Bridge

New York’s largest new bridge in more than 50 years finally opens The...

The new Tappan Zee Bridge was opened to traffic on Saturday.The $4 billion project has been under construction for four years after a planning...
clean energy

Achieve 100 GW clean energy by 2019-20: Niti Action Agenda

Niti Aayog has set for the government an ambitious goal of 100 giga watt of clean energy by 2019-20. It wants financial provision for...
Coal

Coal to account for 68 per cent of total power mix by 2026: Report...

Coal will remain the foremost fuel preference for India's power sector. It is expected to account for around 68 per cent of the total...
non-hydro renewable

India to have 155 GW non-hydro renewable capacity by 2026: BMI This was...

A Fitch Group Company BMI Research today revised upward the non-hydro renewable energy capacity in India to 155 GW from 130 GW by 2026. This...
DIPP

DIPP floats ‘Industrial Policy-2017’ It said India needs a "future ready" industrial policy...

A discussion paper -- 'Industrial Policy-2017' -- floated by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)  to attract huge $100 billion FDI annually,...
Videocon

Videocon among others on RBI’s 2nd list of loan defaulters: Report Most of...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made a second list of loan defaulters with approximately 40 companies. These include Videocon, JP Associates, IVRCL,...
Sagarmala Programme

Development of Multi–Modal Logistic Parks under Sagarmala Programme to benefit containerized cargo movement in...

National Perspective Plan prepared under the Sagarmala Programme of the Ministry of Shipping, proposed. 7 Multi-Modal Logistic Parks (MMLPs). These were to be built in...
NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog recommends ‘waste to energy plants’ to clean up solid waste As...

The NITI Aayog has suggested setting up an authority which will take up installation of 'waste to energy' plants in public-private partnership (PPP) mode. The...
HFE

Hero Group’s Future Energies (HFE) makes strong inroads in renewable energy space Kochi...

The Hero Group's Future Energies (HFE) is creating an alternative for the harmful fossil fuel economy. This energy arm of the group has grown...
REC

REC inks Rs 13,000 crore pact with Maharashtra power generation firm The state...

State-owned power sector financier Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has  extended a term loan worth Rs 13,000 crore to Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO),...
solar power

Govt introduces new norms on solar power procurement These guidelines, prepared by the...

The government has implemented new rules for buying power from grid-linked solar power projects. It will be done through competitive bidding under the National Solar...
highways infrastructure

New highway projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore in Rajasthan: Nitin Gadkari A...

The Centre plans to launch road projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore over the next two years. It will provide a robust highways infrastructure...
Road ministry

Road ministry seeks an upper financial threshold to speed up projects Roads ministry...

Road ministry seeks an upper financial threshold to speed up projects. The Nitin Gadkari headed ministry wants to approve projects worth Rs 2,000 crore on...

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