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Tensile and Versatile

Steel is known for its stiffness, high durability capacity and toughness which makes it a go to and safe construction material for builders. BY BINDU GOPAL RAO Developers generally prefer steel over cast iron as the characteristics of steel allow them to build taller buildings which are not only more fire resistant but also structurally more sound. Additionally, steel as a...

High Above the Ground

The dip in real estate is allowing tower cranes to flourish in the infrastructure segment. BY TEAM CW Tower cranes have ubiquitous across skylines in most major cities. In fact, they are a common fixture at any major construction site. They’re pretty hard to miss as they rise hundreds of feet into the air, and can reach out just as far....

Long Lasting Wonder

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) are cost-effective and enhance the thermal performance of a building. BY TEAM CW High Pressure Laminate or HPL is the direct descendent of the original plastic laminate. It is considered to be one of the most durable decorative surface materials and is available with special performance properties including chemical, fire and wear resistance. Special grades of HPL...

Road Runners

New rules for road construction, novel methods and maintenance responsibilities has pushed contractors to build better roads & highways. BY JAYASHREE KINI MENDES Development of roads & highways has seen a meteoric rise in the last few years in India. It has created new records hitherto unseen. According to reports, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry built 5,759km of National Highways...

Regular checks on under construction high-rises in Chennai High-rise buildings with a height of more than 12m will be subjected to rigorous scrutiny with the state government mandating...

This is a key feature of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules, 2019, five years after an 11-storeyed tower under construction collapsed at Moulivakkam killing 61 people. The Common Building Rules, notified by the municipal administration and water supply department on Monday, was released by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. It has brought the entire state under the single...

Rs 7,010 crore allotted to East Coast Railway in interim Union Budget Allotment of funds to the tune of Rs 7,010 crore has been made in the interim...

Stating this, ECoR in a statement said this includes all budgetary heads including projects, electrifications, passenger amenities, workshops, track and staff amenities in its jurisdiction, which covers most parts of Odisha. Allotment for new lines this year has been pegged at Rs 2,630 crore which is 67 per cent more than the last year’s provision, it said. A new 14.5 km...

Delhi government launches ‘zero fatality corridor’ project on Burari-Bhalaswa stretch The Delhi government Monday launched its annual road safety action plan rolling out a ‘zero fatality corridor’ project...

“The zero fatality corridor pilot project is aimed at reducing deaths to near zero levels on this particular stretch. After evaluating the impact of the initiative, we will replicate the model in other parts of the city,” Gahlot said. The three-km stretch between Burari Chowk and Bhalaswa Chowk, having four black spots, witnessed 67 deaths due to road accidents in...

Hard act to follow

S Paramasivan, MD, Afcons Infrastructure, is dauntless in the face of any complexities that arise during project execution. No surprise he says Afcons is an extreme engineering company. BY Jayashree Kini Mendes Infrastructure companies love milestones. Not because they occur along the roads and highways they build, but as a way to measure their successes. Any infrastructure company worth its salt...

SCHWING Stetter India signs MoU with the Tamil Nadu Government during Global Investors Meet 2019

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In short

State-owned Hindustan Copper (HCL) has chalked out a strategy, which includes reopening of closed mines, to augment production capacity to up to 20 million tonne per annum (MTPA) by 2024. The company’s current capacity of copper ore is 3.8MTPA. ”My target is to go to 20 MT by 2024. This ramp-up will be done by particular strategy which includes expansion...

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Tensile and Versatile

Steel is known for its stiffness, high durability capacity and toughness which makes it a go to and safe construction material for builders. BY BINDU...

High Above the Ground

The dip in real estate is allowing tower cranes to flourish in the infrastructure segment. BY TEAM CW Tower cranes have ubiquitous across skylines in most...

Long Lasting Wonder

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) are cost-effective and enhance the thermal performance of a building. BY TEAM CW High Pressure Laminate or HPL is the direct descendent...

Road Runners

New rules for road construction, novel methods and maintenance responsibilities has pushed contractors to build better roads & highways. BY JAYASHREE KINI MENDES Development of roads...

Regular checks on under construction high-rises in Chennai High-rise buildings with a height...

This is a key feature of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules, 2019, five years after an 11-storeyed tower under construction collapsed...