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Aecom, Systra awarded phase II and III tram extension contract in...

The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai has just awarded phases two and three of the extension of the city’s Light Rail Transit system...

BAM bags $123m deal to modernize UK’s Antarctic bases

Dutch contractor, BAM is to partner with the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to modernize the UK’s Antarctic facilities.  The facility will enable British scientists...

US companies plans first full-scale test of Hyperloop One in next...

One of the US companies racing to commercialize Elon Musk’s Hyperloop concept announced that it will run a test involving all the system’s main...

Southern Railway gets India’s first solar panel fitted coach

As part of green energy initiatives of the Southern Railway, a coach powered by solar roof panels was operated on a trial basis in...

Coal India aims 660 mln tonnes production in 2017-18 fiscal year:...

State-owned Coal India Ltd, the world's largest coal miner, is expected to raise its production to 660 million tonnes in 2017/18 fiscal year, the...

Suzlon secures 105 MW order from Axis Energy Group in Andhra...

Renewable energy company, Suzlon Group has announced its maiden order win of 105-MW wind power project from Hyderabad-based Axis Energy Group. Axis Energy Ventures...

Niti Aayog panel looking into the feasibility of having Hyperloop transportation...

The government has referred the proposal to set up a hyperloop transportation system in the country to Niti Aayog, Road Transport and Highways Minister,...

Japan keen to develop Chennai and Varanasi as smart cities

Japan has decided to associate itself with India in developing Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi as smart cities. During a meeting of Japanese Ambassador to...

Road and shipping sector projects to cross over Rs 6 lakh...

In value terms, projects in the road and shipping sector would cross over Rs 6 lakh crore by the end of March, said Minister...

Hyderabad to see highest supply of shopping malls this year: Report

Eight shopping malls spanning 2.6 million square feet are expected to become operation in Hyderabad in 2017, according to a recent report by Cushman...

Costa Rica ran solely on renewable energy for 250 days in...

The small Central American country, Costa Rica ran solely on renewable energy for 250 days of 2016, and over the whole year used renewables...

A chemical plant in India figures out how to turn its...

A chemical plant in India has become first in the world to run a new system for capturing carbon emissions and converting them into...

Sri Lanka Hayleys to build 55-floor Twin Tower project in Colombo

Sri Lanka’s diversified Hayleys has approved in principle a property development project in Colombo for commercial office space.  The venture would see the construction...

PPMAI asks govt to reduce import duty on steel, stainless steel...

The city-based Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) has urged the government to reduce the import duty on steel and stainless steel...

Iron and steel leads revival in engineering exports, says EEPC India

A renewal in demand from export markets like Nepal, Belgium, Spain and China has contributed to a revival in India’s engineering exports led by...

Road Ministry requests Rs 90,904 crore for Budget Estimate 2017-18

The Road Ministry has requested the Finance Ministry to allocate Rs 90,904 crore to help complete ongoing highway projects in time and compensate for...

Ambuja Cement introduces cashless campaign to cope with demonetization

Ambuja Cement has launched a ‘Go Cashless’ campaign encouraging its business partners – retailers, contractors and masons - to adapt to cashless business transactions....

Godrej properties announces sale of over 300 apartments at Pune project

Mumbai-based real estate developer, Godrej Properties has announced the sale of over 300 apartments at its Godrej Greens project in Pune within two months...

Lodha Group introduces startup investment fund for realty, smart city solutions

Realty developers, Lodha Group has launched its maiden investment fund for startups focused on smart city solutions and overall real estate sector. With an...

US construction spending reaches highest level in 10 years

U.S. builders boosted spending on construction projects for a second straight month in November, pushing activity to the highest level in more than a...