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Mission 100

Confident at achieving the target of building 30 km road per day by March 2016, the Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari wants to build a whopping 100 km roads a day.

HVAC and green buildings

With the depletion of natural resources around the globe, the demand for green buildings or environment friendly structures is on the rise.

HVAC in making a building green: an Indian context

Ever since the discovery of cooling effect of liquid evaporation by Benjamin Franklin and John Hadley, to the invention of air testing apparatus by Willis Carrier, the evolution of air conditioning has only been positive in terms of the invention itself.

IGBC commits 10 bn sq ft green building footprint by 2022

Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of the apex industry body CII, announced its commitment to facilitate 10 billion square feet of registered green building footprint by 2022.

Advanced concrete mixing technologies

As the demand for housing is increasing every day, the demand for the construction also increases. This increase in the demand has given birth to many technologies, and therefore the challenges for companies to develop advanced technologies and machines for concrete pumping and mixing.

Earthquake and precast concrete

Precast industry in India is gaining momentum as a promising construction technique. Experts say that the use of such technology can save up to 64 per cent of time incurred in similar type of project executed with prevailing brick and mortar type of construction.

How PEB can save money

Indian construction industry which consists of infrastructure, housing and real estate, and industrial segments has grown by leaps and bounds for past decade and half and accounts for more than 9 per cent of India’s GDP.

Excon means business

Living up to its reputation of being the largest exhibition of its kind in South Asia, EXCON 2015 grabbed the global attention

Eicher launches new range of tippers for mining and construction

Eicher Trucks and Buses launched Pro 8031XM 8x4 tipper with 330 HP with rock body and box body options for mining and Pro 6025T6x4 box body with 220 HP and RMC with 210 HP for construction sectors.

Exxon Mobil showcases its lubricant portfolio

ExxonMobil Lubricants Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation, showcased its outstanding lubrication products and solutions for the construction equipment and mining industry.