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PM Modi inaugurates Kochi Metro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kochi Metro today. It is India’s newest 13 km long metro stretch. In the first phase, trains will operate for a distance of 13 km – Aluva to Palarivattom. There are 11 stations in the 13 km stretch that will be covered in approximately 20 minutes. In its first phase

Mahatransco plans to assign balance work of construction in Maharashtra

Power: Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (Mahatransco) has plan to assign balance work of construction of 220 kV Deoli – Ghatodi DCDC line upto LILO point for 220kV Yavatmal S/S (42 km) excluding Railway Diversion work due to infringement of proposed Wardha – Nanded railway route under EHV CCO&M zone, Amravati on turnkey basis.

Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam plans to invests around Rs. 74.85 Crores in Jharkhand

Power: Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd has plan to undertake design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of 220/132/33 Kv, 2×150 + 2×50 Mva grid sub-station including construction of control room building & approach road as well as other civil work at Jasidih on turnkey basis. The completion is targeted in 18 months in Jharkhand.

TIDCO plans to develop a multimodal logistics park in Tamil Nadu

Logistic Park: NHAI has signed a MoU with the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (TIDCO) for the development of a multimodal logistics park in the Ponneri Industrial Node area near Kamarajar Port in Tamil Nadu under its Logistics Efficiency Enhancement Programme (LEEP). Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation Ltd is located at Ennore in Tamil

HCL Technologies plans to set up a development centre, training facility and other ancillary facilities in Andhra Pradesh

IT/ITES: HCL Technologies Ltd has plan to set up a development centre, training facility and other ancillary facilities in Vijayawada. The first centre will come up at Kesarapalle village in Gannavaram mandal ofKrishna district spread over 17.86 acre. The second centre will come up in Ainavulu village of Amaravati spread over 10 acre. HCL Technologies

JSW Steel plan to increase the capacity of cold rolling mill in Karnataka

Iron and Steel: JSW Steel Ltd has plan to increase the capacity of cold rolling mill from 0.85 to 1.80 MTPA along with two continuous galvanising line of 0.45 MTPA each at Vijayanagar to enhance the production of value added products. The new 1.2 MTPA Continuous Pickling Line for HRPO (Hot Rolled Pickled and Oiled)

Road of the Future

Featuring some of the advanced technologies for building the futuristic roads Making the road ‘smart’ Roads that actually make a difference to the world. There are two aspects to smart roads first is road construction – development of materials that will increase road life and second is the use of smart roads. Since last few

Bridging with formwork

Analysis on how formwork innovation helps in bridge construction India has developed marvellous bridges over the years and another magnificent piece of art is on its way that is Chenab Bridge which is being built in Jammu and Kashmir which is expected to be taller than Eiffel Tower. There will be many more to come

Monitoring bridges with access equipment

A discussion on role of access equipment for bridge inspection and maintenance There are thousands of old bridges in the country many of which are in dilapidated state needing immediate repairs. Therefore, special purpose vehicle in the form of access equipment can only be termed as the need of the hour. Sharing his views about

Chenani-Nashri Tunnel: 10 Things to Know About New Lifeline of J&K

India’s longest highway tunnel at Chenani-Nashri, between Udhampur and Ramban in Jammu & Kashmir has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 2. Here are 10 other key facts that you need to know about India’s longest highway tunnel. This tunnel will be discussed not only in India, but I believe that the