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Equipped for airport functioning

Analysing how advanced equipment and solutions are facilitating efficient airport construction and operations. The Indian civil aviation sector has been exhibiting exponential growth during the last few years. “Going by the annual growth rate of 22 per cent (provisional) for the year 2016-17, the domestic air traffic, carried by scheduled Indian carriers, could reach about

Elevating passenger experience in airports

Discussing how advanced escalators and moving walkways can elevate status of an airport. Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad airports in India are classic cases of state-of-the-art infrastructure when it comes to the convenience of travellers. Airports use moving walkways to move passengers with heavy luggage, from increasingly long distances between the terminals or to parking and

Enhancing indoor comfort at airports

State-of-the-art HVAC and insulation solutions that can improve indoor comfort at airports Demand of air travel is at an all-time high and is growing at an unprecedented rate. As per the latest Google and BCG report, India’s domestic travel market to be $48 billion by 2020. However, with the increase in traffic, this growth will

Why steel is imperative for airport construction

Analysing why steel is a superior choice for airport construction. Efficient public infrastructure is extremely important for better quality of living which includes the ease of travelling by road, rail, air or water as all determine how we live and work. In every sector steel plays an important but often unnoticed role. Material selection is

Making of airport runways

Discussing the role of advanced technology in making high speed, high quality runways for airport. As airport runways must withstand the huge forces applied by aircraft landing or taking off, the engineering and construction behind them requires a higher level of quality than for regular roadways. Equipment that is used to construct these airport runways

ACE 50 : Featuring 50 advanced architectural products and solutions.

Here’s the quick glance at some of the most advanced architectural products and solutions that are transforming the construction industry. Our feature does not look to judge or grade any individual product or solution as they all are breakthrough technologies in their respective product segment. The number mentioned against each does not depict any ranking.

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

6 advanced materials for future buildings

A special report on advanced materials for future buildings Construction chemical plays a major role in the construction industry and it has changed the way the construction is done today. Due to various requirements in construction industry there are many advanced construction chemicals are used during the construction like additives, concrete chemicals, composite materials etc

The business of Smart Cities

Smart cities are luring India Inc to create and deliver smart solutions where a government investment of over Rs 1.45 lakh crore is already estimated. Smart city is one of the key initiatives announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, under which the government is aiming to transform the urban landscape of the country

How green buildings benefit owners and occupants?

Discussion on how green building benefit owners and occupants As we know green buildings are widely adopted globally, with well-built growth expected in most countries and most predominantly in under developing ones. The movement benefits a range of businesses including building owners and occupants, property developers and managers, investors, and suppliers to the construction industry.