News & Update Archive

JSW Cement expands its retail footprint to sell Concreel HD

JSW Cement has commenced manufacturing of Concreel HD cement at its Dolvi unit in Maharashtra. This is part of the company’s plans to expand its retail presence in West India following the success of this product in Southern markets. JSW Cement’s Dolvi facility will be responsible for servicing the Western India markets. The company is

Atlas Copco completes divestment of Dynapac

Atlas Copco has completed the divestment of its Road Construction Equipment division under the Dynapac trade name to French industrial and construction company Fayat Group. Atlas Copco announced on January 19, 2017, that it had agreed to sell the business to Fayat Group. The deal includes sales and service operations in 37 countries and production

DuraSquare: The fusion of rectangle and circle

With its new DuraSquare collection, Duravit presents an upgrade of Vero Air that sets new standards with its clarity, precision and reduction. The design of the new series blends the meticulous edges of the rectangular outer form with organically flowing inner contours. The washbasin and bathtub are made of the innovative, sustainable Duravit-developed materials DuraCeram

Govt saved Rs 3 lakh crore loans to road sector turning into NPAs: Gadkari

The government has managed to save Rs 3 lakh crore worth bank loans to the road sector turning into NPAs, according to the minister of road transport and highways and shipping Nitin Gadkari. Lamenting the lack of bank’s support for the funding of road projects and delays in financial closures, Gadkari said his ministry would

Mahindra, IFC partner for industrial infra development

Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. (MLDL) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced a partnership for the development of multiple industrial parks across Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra. The partnership envisages investment across Mahindra Lifespaces’ existing and upcoming industrial park projects, with its first investment in an approximately 350-acre industrial park

Louis Berger to design interstate road modernisation in India

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has selected Louis Berger to provide consultancy services for the preparation of detailed designs to upgrade roads (approximately 820 kilometres, or 510 miles, in total length) for two major road packages in southern India under the Bharatmala – Pariyojna scheme. Through these and similar projects, the Indian government

CERA launches new collection of designer tiles

CERA Sanitaryware Ltd launched a new collection of exclusive designer tiles for floor and wall at an event held in Kadi, where its main manufacturing plants for sanitary-ware and faucets are situated. CERA invited around 500 distributors of tiles from across the country to see the new collection, which were displayed over 9,000 sq. ft.

ACC opens green building centre in MH

ACC Limited opens its new Green Building Centre in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. The production of green building materials at Green Building Centres (GBCs) is carried out in a modern production environment with emphasis on quality and service. A Quality Assurance Test Laboratory in every Green Building Centre ensures thorough quality checks of incoming raw materials and

Universal bags ‘Best Mobile Concrete Batching Plant’ award

Universal Construction Machinery & Equipment Ltd received a consecutive award for “Sarvottam Concrete Mobile Batching Plant Manufacturer in India” at the hands of Eknath Shinde, Maharashtra State Government Cabinet Minister – Public Works Department (PWD) and H.N. Vijaya Raghava Reddy, President, Builders Association of India (BAI) during “Navratnas of Indian Construction Industry Awards 2017” in

Hindware introduces designer ALCHYMI brand for its urban customers