Industry Report Archive

Facility management goes high tech with SILA Connect

SILA has invested in customised facility management software called ‘SILA Connect’ that allows the operating teams and clients to optimise and monitor service delivery on-the-cloud. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) Terminal 2 (T2) is a state-of-the-art terminal, spread across 4 levels, with a design that integrates facets of Indian culture and heritage with operational

Concrete equipment for tall buildings

Concrete pumping technologies are essential for high- rise buildings. Today various range of concrete pumping machines are available that are economical and smart. It also helps in placing the concrete at desired height and place. Due to these features the use of concrete pumping machines has increased. Putzmeister’s complete eSmart range for high-rise and long

High-rise facade cleaning made easy

A detail analysis on how do skyscraper facades get cleaner. A skyscraper facade plays an important part and it has not only to look good but also has to be cleaned on regular basis. Cleaning skyscraper facade is a very challenging task as it requires safe and right access equipment—but this challenging task now can

Skyscrapers with a need for speed

Featuring some of the ultra-fast elevators for skyscraper. High-speed choice for skyscrapers In today’s world, everyone is in a rush to get to the top. Sonic is Thyssenkrupp’s extra-fast passenger elevator running at a maximum speed of 12 metre per second. It is the perfect high-speed choice for your skyscrapers, office towers or other tall

Building High-rise with Tower Cranes

Tower cranes are essential to construct tall buildings as they provide efficient and economical solution of lifting heavy loads of concrete, steel and other building material. With Indian economy on the fast track, more and more people are moving to cities because of numerous job opportunities and a better lifestyle. As a developing nation, the

Fundamentals of Facility Management

Rushabh Vora, Co-Founder and Director, SILA elucidates the benefits of choosing a professional to manage an asset. He also talks about various criteria for choosing the right PMC or a FM. Facility management (FM) companies play a key role in enhancing and sustaining the value of real estate asset. The term Facility or Property Management

Halonix strengthens the spirit of ‘Make in India’ in LED manufacturing

Adding wings to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious ‘Make in India’ programme, Halonix Technologies, one of the country’s most progressive and environment friendly lighting companies, has embarked on its mission to create a robust ecosystem in LED lighting manufacturing sector. With a turnover of more than ` 350 crore, Halonix has earned a notable

Emerson sets up hub of cold chain solutions in India

In an effort to instil best practices and promote the usage of green energy efficient technologies in the cold chain sector, Emerson has developed a state-of-the-art, 25,000-square-metre Cold Chain Centre of Excellence at Chakan near Pune. Recognising that a strong cold chain infrastructure is vital to make the step change required to reduce the amount

Facility Management faces critical talent shortfall: RICS, IFMA

US $1 trillion profession “desperately needs influx of new blood”; Career paths in FM undergoing ‘significant change’ Facility Management is facing a critical shortage of professionals and urgently needs to attract new talent. This emerged from a new research report by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Duravit design in Hamburg’s new landmark building

A project that stands between heaven and earth, harbour and city. A house of music set against the backdrop of Hamburg’s harbour that uplifts and transports those that visit it. On 11th January, 2017 the Elbphilharmonie celebrated its official inauguration with two large concerts by the NDR Symphony Orchestra. In the public bathrooms, the Scola