The Masterbuilder https://www.masterbuilder.co.in Nobody covers Civil Engineering better! Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:12:17 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 VMRDA to complete flyover within deadline https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/vmrda-to-complete-flyover-within-deadline/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/vmrda-to-complete-flyover-within-deadline/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:12:17 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96915 18 months after the launch of the three-level grade separator (flyover) works at the NAD Junction in Visakhapatnam, only 38% of works have been completed till date. This translates into a 15% delay in works. The flyover works were supposed to be completed by the end of this year. Therefore, the Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) […]

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Habibganj railway station: 2nd subway to commence https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/habibganj-railway-station-2nd-subway-to-commence/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/habibganj-railway-station-2nd-subway-to-commence/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:09:00 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96913 Habibganj railway station modification work is heading toward completion at full throttle. Exactly a month after the first subway at the station was thrown open for the public, the second subway is all set to open albeit partially. It will be fully operational from October 2. After that subway will be operational from both ends. […]

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train- work In progress https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/mumbai-ahmedabad-bullet-train-work-in-progress/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/mumbai-ahmedabad-bullet-train-work-in-progress/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:05:39 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96908 India’s first bullet train service, the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train will be completed by December 2023. The fare for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train would be around ₹3,000. While operating, the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train will traverse through Maharashtra and Gujarat and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Key points about the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor project: […]

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WIRTGEN GROUP: Automatically Measure Milling Performance with the Wirtgen Performance Tracker https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/wirtgen-group-automatically-measure-milling-performance-with-the-wirtgen-performance-tracker/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/wirtgen-group-automatically-measure-milling-performance-with-the-wirtgen-performance-tracker/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:07:36 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96900 Wirtgen has developed a solution that, for the first time, makes it possible to accurately and reliably document actual milling work completed – the new PERFORMANCE TRACKER (WPT). It is not uncommon for milling contractors to have to mill more than is specified in the RFP when carrying out a rehabilitation project. But how can […]

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The 1st WA-RET (Waterproofing-Retrofitting) Revolution 2019: Crack Management, Waterproofing & Retrofitting without Dismantling https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/the-1st-wa-ret-waterproofing-retrofitting-revolution-2019-crack-management-waterproofing-retrofitting-without-dismantling/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/the-1st-wa-ret-waterproofing-retrofitting-revolution-2019-crack-management-waterproofing-retrofitting-without-dismantling/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:58:33 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96891   Ajaya Kumar Harit Waterproofing – Retrofitting Inventor/Scientist       India’s construction industry has advanced leaps and bounds over the last 6 decades, however, challenges, as expected to be faced in any developing country, are still far and plenty. Some of the more significant challenges faced within the industry include: Sub-optimal performance of the […]

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Surface Protection (Waterproofing) of Segmental Concrete Bridges and Viaducts https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/surface-protection-waterproofing-of-segmental-concrete-bridges-and-viaducts-2/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/surface-protection-waterproofing-of-segmental-concrete-bridges-and-viaducts-2/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:43:54 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96885 About Segmental Construction As its name implies, a segmental bridge is a bridge built in short sections (called segments), i.e. one piece at a time, as opposed to traditional methods that build a bridge in very large sections. The bridge is made of concrete that is either cast-in-place (constructed fully in its final location) or […]

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Structural Light Weight Concrete: An Analytical Study https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/structural-light-weight-concrete-an-analytical-study/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/structural-light-weight-concrete-an-analytical-study/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:22:27 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96878   Pranav Desai, VP, Head CDIC & Product Development       Amith Kalathingal, Sr. Manager, Research and Development       The aggressive focus on infrastructural development in India, along with the country’s massive population, has revived the need for vertical construction, as the most effective utilisation of space. An efficient strength-to-weight ratio of […]

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IBC’s Recommendations for Tackling the Housing for All Challenge https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/ibcs-recommendations-for-tackling-the-housing-for-all-challenge/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/ibcs-recommendations-for-tackling-the-housing-for-all-challenge/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:53:04 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96867 The advent of new technologies, applications and tools is redefining the construction landscape of India. This evolution is redefining how companies design, plan and execute projects. The Indian Buildings Congress (IBC), organized its mid term session and seminar on “Construction Management Tools, Modern Technologies and Materials in Built Environment” between the 21st and 22nd of […]

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Concreting Equipment: Industry on the Verge of Rapid Growth Phase https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/concreting-equipment-industry-on-the-verge-of-rapid-growth-phase/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/concreting-equipment-industry-on-the-verge-of-rapid-growth-phase/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:41:55 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96859 MB Bureau In the aftermath of the general elections and a stable government at the center, there is a sense of buoyancy in the concreting equipment market segment. It is not surprising as just like in the case with other types of construction equipment, concreting equipment market segment has been having a good run in […]

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Ammann’s Asphalt-Mixing Plant Utilises Recycled Asphalt – Turning Waste into Profit! https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/ammanns-asphalt-mixing-plant-utilises-recycled-asphalt-turning-waste-into-profit/ https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/ammanns-asphalt-mixing-plant-utilises-recycled-asphalt-turning-waste-into-profit/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:27:54 +0000 https://www.masterbuilder.co.in/?p=96854 Siddhartha Shah, Director at RKC infrabuilt Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, India vouches that Ammann ABA UniBatch Asphalt-Mixing Plant helps business profits. “The number prove it. It is very economical and we are saving great amounts”, he says. An ability to utilise recycled asphalt (RAP) in place of fresh aggregate is the key cost saver. In addition, […]

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