Tata Steel completes acquisition of Bhushan Steel

Tata Steel Limited announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Bamnipal Steel Limited (BNPL), has successfully completed the acquisition of controlling stake of 72.65 per cent in Bhushan Steel Limited (BSL). “The investment from BNPL in BSL has been done through a combination of equity of Rs 158.89 crore and inter-corporate loan of Rs 34,973.69 crore. Additionally,

Why smart cities should be green?

An in-depth analysis on why the upcoming smart cities should be green. It also highlights some of the green features of a smart city. The number of urban residents in India is expected to reach 800 million by 2050, by then it is estimated that one out of every two Indians will reside in urban

Smart technologies that will drive smart cities

A report on some of the innovative technologies that will be integral to country’s future-ready smart cities India is in midst of rapid urbanisation. The country is experiencing stable growth in the areas of manufacturing, commercial industrialisation together with accelerating growth of IT and technology. With the rapid development of the country, urban areas are

Building smart cities: Materials, Energy

Here, we take a look at some of the essential ‘smart’ building materials for building future smart cities. The Indian infrastructure sector has been observing significant change and has further been brought to the forefront following the government’s announcement of India’s 100 “smart cities”. Smart cities focus on a concern for extending the lifespan of

“Building smart has become a necessity”

A well-designed building along the philosophy of green building design can be constructed at no or minor incremental cost. Dr. Sanjay Seth, Senior Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Energy efficiency is one of the important components of building design. What are the parameters to be considered for sustainable building design?

11‘smart’ sanitaryware

Featuring some of the most advanced sanitaryware that are designed to enhance user experience with unique features. The bathroom is becoming increasingly important as a living area and somewhere to relax; a bathroom that is also based on individual needs. Increasing consumer preference for bathrooms, rising hygiene consciousness and growing preference for modern amenities increases

Smart CE for Smart Cities

With the Indian government earmarking Rs 50,000 crore to develop 100 smart cities across the country, announcement of ‘Housing for all’ scheme and considerable increase in the infrastructure investments to build more roads and national highways, etc., the demand for construction equipment is set to increase. The overall Indian construction equipment market is expected to

SANY India concludes first batch of IESC Crane Operators Certification Programme

SANY India, a leading manufacturer of construction,heavy machinery and renewable equipment today announced the successful completion of the first batch of IESC Crane Operators Certification Programme conducted by the company. The training was supported by Crane Owners Association of India (COAOI). IESC has certified SANY India asan authorised training partner. SANY India had also facilitated

ISH India 2018 Takeaway

Technologies to recycle water resources to play important role in luxury bathrooms As the demand for luxury living continue to grow, the future of urban development and smart cities may not just be front of the wall high-tech automated technologies but also back of the wall solutions that ensure air quality is pure, water is

Riding the Wave of Smart Cities

Mala Singh, CMD, PEC Solutions Green Designs Pvt Ltd Feasible economic incentives, realistic and not idealistic planning schemes, visionary determination and leadership are the key drivers for development of Smart Cities in India. Mala Singh, a renowned green entrepreneur, has recently been appointed by the government bodies like CIDCO and Thane Municipal Corporation as an