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Kartarpur corridor project

Work on four-laning of highway on Kartarpur corridor project commences

Work on the 4-laning of the 4.5 km highway which is part of the Kartarpur corridor project, began earlier this month. The highway runs...
Smart India Hackathon-2019

App that delivers updates on construction progress wins Smart India Hackathon-2019

Team SNAAPP, a group of students from the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad – have been crowned champions of Smart India Hackathon-2019. The team...
floating nuclear plants

China to being development of ‘Floating Nuclear Plants’ by 2019 end

China will begin the development of its very own ‘floating nuclear plants’ by the year’s end. The state-owned China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) has...

Godrej Properties buys plot in Delhi for Rs 1,100 crore

Godrej Properties has bought a 27-acre plot in New Delhi’s Ashok Vihar area from the Rail Land Development Authority in a deal said to...
Hong Kong

Hong Kong to build artificial island to solve housing shortage

Hong Kong plans to build one of the world’s largest artificial islands with an eye-watering $79 billion price tag, city officials announced on Tuesday. The...
Blackstone

Blackstone, Salarpuria Sattva to buy Tanglin Developments for Rs 2,800 crore

Blackstone, along with southern developer Salarpuria Sattva, is set to acquire Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha’s real estate venture Tanglin Developments, which owns...

Revised plan for Noida-Ghaziabad metro corridor ready

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday submitted a revised detailed project report (DPR) for a further extension of the Blue Line —...
city corporation

Fire safety violations galore in Thiruvananthapuram buildings

The city corporation has directed engineering wing to issue directives to buildings in the city which were recently inspected by fire and rescue services...
Delhi airport

Bharti Realty-led consortium to develop commercial project at Delhi airport

Delhi airport operator DIALWednesday said it has awarded the rights for a commercialdevelopment project to a consortium led by Bharti Realty that will make...
largest manufacturer of bricks

Need for Bricks Modification Practice to Improve the Quality of Construction

Following China, India is the second largest manufacturer of bricks across the globe. No wonder, this very building material holds so much of importance...

Innovation and Potentiality of Concrete Usage

Developing and maintaining world's infrastructure to meet the future demands of industrialized and developing countries has become necessary to economically grow and improve the...
commercial office spaces

Exploring the New Areas of Post Tensioning

Urban: Multi utility buildings, Transfer level slabs As it needs different dimensions in different levels, possible only with PT. Ex: basement and podiums are in PT...
seven airport infrastructure projects

Motilal Oswal expects India’s Eastern region to see highest concrete capacity addition for FY...

India’s eastern region is likely to see the highest capacity addition of concrete manufacturing during fiscal years 2019-2021, a Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd analysis...
seven airport infrastructure projects

Foundation stone for seven airport infrastructure projects laid down by Civil Aviation Minister Suresh...

Foundation stone for seven airport infrastructure projects were laid by Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu. The seven airport infrastructure projects will be taken up...
greener transmission cables

Volvo EC950E Outperform Larger Excavators in Indonesian Coal Mine

Indian Power Ministry is likely to establish new norms propelling the use of greener transmission cables. This announcement was made by the Power Ministry...
six new atomic power plants

US to build six new atomic power plants in India

Following the conclusion of the 9th round of the Indo-U.S Strategic Security Dialogue, a joint statement highlighting the United States’ commitment to building six...
video

Raffles City Chongqing – ‘The Crystal’

The Chinese city of Chongqing will soon play host to a new engineering marvel. A 1.12-million-square-meter megastructure is expected to open later this year...
floor space index

Maharashtra cuts FSI by half for commercial, mixed use plots

The state government has planned a drastic reduction in basic floor space index (FSI) for commercial, mixed use and industrial plots in unified development...
Ahmedabad Airport

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport bags three awards for world-class services

Ahmedabad Airport: Big achievement by India’s aviation sector! The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SPVI) Airport in Ahmedabad, Gujarat which is also known as Ahmedabad...
Upcoming metro projects

5 upcoming big metro projects; stations

Upcoming metro projects in India: With the successful running of Delhi Metro and Kolkata Metro, several metro networks have been launched across the country...