Bids may go online for companies facing bankruptcy The government is looking at a new mechanism for financial bids for companies facing bankruptcyaction to make the process more...

bankruptcy

Sources told TOI that a “hybrid model” is being considered, where the top three contenders based on technical parameters will bid through an online system. This will also help maximise value of the asset for banks, which may have to settle loans at less than the face value, in addition to increasing transparency in the process. “In future, we can...

Pune civic body to complete property survey by June end The Pune Municipal Corporation’s ongoing survey of mapping properties across the city is expected to be completed by...

Pune civic body

The survey is being carried out to assess property tax revenue. The administration has appointed two agencies to conduct the house-to-house survey. About 78% of the work has been completed so far. A deadline of June 30 has been set to complete the survey. The administration has appealed to citizens to cooperate with the surveyors by providing the required...

Centre’s nod to Patna metro rail project likely in July The Centre’s nod to the much-awaited Patna metro rail project is expected by July end. The state government...

Patna metro rail project

He said a north-south corridor from Patna Junction to proposed interstate bus terminal (ISBT) at Ramachak Bairiya through NIT-Patna and Rajendra Nagar Terminal is being given priority. A meeting is also slated between senior UDHD and ministry of housing and urban affairs officials in New Delhi on May 21. State UDHD principal secretary Chaitanya Prasad said the department would present...

UltraTech to acquire Century Textiles’ cement business Aditya Birla Group firm UltraTech said it would acquire the cement business of BK Birla Group company Century Textiles and Industries...

UltraTech Cement

The Board of Directors of UltraTech Cement, at its meeting held on Sunday, approved a scheme of arrangement amongst Century Textiles and Industries and its respective shareholders and creditors, the Aditya Birla Group firm said in a statement. According to the scheme, the shareholders of Century would get one equity share of UltraTech, having a face value of Rs 10/-...

Volvo EC210D Chosen for Flood Prevention Work in Indonesian Cultural Capital Yogyakarta

Volvo Construction Equipment

An EC210D excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is playing a vital role in the normalization of the Gendol Rover in Java. The unit was chosen for its strength and resilience in working in the unforgiving and fast-changing site conditions. The threat of flooding and landslides is an unfortunate reality for those living in and around the ancient cultural Javanese city...

Universal Launches Wide Range of Material Handling Solution under Universal Axis

Universal

In view to make customer centric services, Universal Group of Pune has introduced Man & Material handling products under new company called Universal's Axis Lifting Solutions Pvt. Ltd. New company will offer wide range of vertical material handling solutions. The product has given a fresh look and grouped in various categories based on its application, capacity, heights, etc. The...

The Luxury of Prefab Construction!

Prefab Construction

Esthete, a Bengaluru based Design & Build company established in 2009, has evolved over the years to emerge as a Complete Hi-Tech Prefab and Technology based Building Construction and Interiors Company. The primary aim of Esthete is to build an Indian Company which would become a big player in the Design & Build Sector, catering to mid-sized and Individual...

The Economic Times and Saint-Gobain Calls for Entries for The Smart Green Awards 2018

smart green awards 2018

The Indian Real Estate Industry is on the growth trajectory for creating sustainable living places. In order to encourage new ideas and techniques that are incorporated in building sustainable, aesthetically appealing and technologically driven developments, The Economic Times & Saint-Gobain are back to host the Smart Green Summit & Awards 2018 on April 27th, 2018 at the Taj Diplomatic...

The Adoption of LGSF for Aesthetic and Quality Enhancement

LGFS

Based on the quantitative criteria of building on the basis of strength, durability, versatility, and economy, steel is a universal building material. Steel is a superior construction material with many benefits, including sustainability. The proven performance and quality of steel have also caused it to dominate commercial interior wall framing applications for many years now. Due to its versatility the...

Tata BlueScope Steel bags CIDC Vishwakarma Award for Safety, Health and Environment, second time in a row

Tata BlueScope

Reiterating its commitment for World-Class Safety Practices and On-Site Project Execution, Tata BlueScope Steel's Building Products division; LYSAGHT®, once again received the 10th CIDC Vishwakarma Award 2018 for Safety, Health and Environment, second time in a row. The award was conferred for Tata Steel Processing and Distribution Ltd. project, one of India's largest steel service centre; where LYSAGHT® supplied...

Stationary Concrete Pump and Rack & Pinion Construction Elevator

Stationary Concrete Pump

Skyscraper, super tall building in the city is usually characterized as a landmark. For smooth construction, it is necessary to have experts who can manage technologies from material to maintenance, and apply them to the work. The key element technologies of skyscrapers are construction of mega mat foundation, delivering architectural load into the ground, structural system optimization, high-rise building...

Resistance of Cracking and Strengthening Through Steel Fiber

Fibres are generally used as resistance of cracking and strengthening of concrete. According to various researches, it has been found that steel fibres give the maximum strength in comparison to glass and polypropylene fibres. From the ex-haustive and extensive experimental work it was found that with increase in steel fibre content in concrete there was a tremendous increase in...

Reliable SDLG Wheel Loaders keep Malaysian Solid Waste Plant Running Smoothly

SDLG

An SDLG LG936L and L956F handle solid waste at the Taman Beringin Transfer Station in Kuala Lumpur, providing a healthy return on investment for their owners. At the Taman Beringin Transfer Station in Kuala Lumpur, approximately 1,700 t of rubbish is taken in daily for sorting and compaction. The solid waste plant's treacherous grounds, which are filled with such objects...

PropTech – The Big Trends Changing Real Estate and Construction

Real Estate and Construction

Technology is changing every industry. Real Estate and Construction have been slow to adapt to the changes in technology. One particular report puts the sector at just above agriculture in terms of tech adoption. On average Real Estate and Construction companies spend less than 1.5% of their topline on software. This number is greater than 3.5% for most mature...

Prefabrication in Building Constructions Emerging Technologies

Prefabrication

Abstract Prefabrication has brought a substantial change in the development of construction industry worldwide over last few decades. It ensures the strength, economy and environmental performance of the structures and hence is preferred over the onsite construction. Pre-assembly, prefabrication, modularisation, system buildings and industrialised buildings are the various terms used to describe the processes of manufacturing of modular units on...

Pervious Concrete- High Permeability and Drainage Capacity

Pervious Concrete

A zero-slump, open-graded material consisting of Portland cement, coarse aggregate, little or no fine aggregate, admixtures, and water. The combination of these ingredients will produce a hardened material with connected pores, ranging in size from .08 to .32 in. (2 to 8 mm), that allow water to pass through easily. The void content can range from 18 to 35%, with typical...

KBL Firefighting Valves: Innovative Firefighting Solutions

Kirloskar

Kirloskar FM/UL valves generally conform to IS 14846 standards for dimensions, materials of construction and constructional features, as per the need of the application. These sluice valves are metal-seated type with an option for non-rising spindle/rising spindle operation, different type of operators and accessories, and have a proven performance. The products included in a fire protection system, such as valves...

Honorary Membership of CCMA for Contributions to the Construction Chemical Industry

CCMA

The Construction Chemicals Manufacturers' Association (CCMA) recently concluded a fantastic two-day event at The Lalit, Mumbai on 14th and 15th, March 2018. The event was designated the 3rd edition of International Conference of Suppliers to Construction Chemicals Industry of India (SCC). This industry event brought together the key technical and commercial stakeholders from the Construction Chemicals (CC) Industry and...

Enabling Increased Manufacturing Capacity within the Existing Resources Nitin Lall

Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco Ltd is known for providing its customers with the solutions they need to enhance productivity and achieve their business goals. Masterbuilder had one to one chat with Mr. Nitin Lall, General Manager, Power Technique Customer Centre at Atlas Copco India recently, wherein he shared insights on the current market condition and on the company's products. Here are the...

Criterion and Certification of Green Buildings: Authentication of Green Building Standard

Green Building

Green building trend is catching up fast in India, according to Economictimes. India ranks third on the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual ranking of the top 10 countries for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings. According to the survey by USGBC, the top 10 list highlights countries outside of the US that are using LEED...

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