News & Update Archive

JCB India opens new dealership in Kozhikode

JCB India Ltd and its dealer, Kadoor JCB inaugurated a world class dealer facility in Kozhikode. Spread over 15,000 sq.ft., this facility has been set up with an aim to provide a unique experience to JCB customers for all their equipment requirements related to sales, service and JCB genuine parts. With this state-of-the-art facility, Kadoor

HCC–URCC JV awarded Rs798 crores Metro contract

Infrastructure major, Hindustan Construction Company Ltd (HCC), a partner in the joint venture with URC Construction Pvt Ltd., has been awarded Rs 797.29 crore contract by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. HCC share in the JV is 51 per cent (Rs406.61 crore). The project is to be completed in 36 months. The contract is

‘SBI Realty’ unveiled to assist home buyers

State Bank of India has taken another step towards customers’ convenience by launching ‘SBI Realty’ – a one stop integrated website for Home buyers. SBI Realty will help customers to choose their dream home from 3000 SBI approved projects across the country. These projects are spread across 13 states and union territories covering 30

Essar Bulk Terminal signs agreement with GMB for 1,100-metre jetty expansion

Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd (EBTL), the operator of the Hazira port terminal facility, has signed an agreement with Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) for expanding its captive jetty by 1,100 metres. The expanded berthing facility is expected to be ready by end-FY18, and will enhance the current capacity by 20 MTPA. This will not only help

CERA passes on GST benefits on faucets to customers

CERA, one of the leading home solutions providers, has taken the lead by passing on the benefit of reduction in GST rate on faucets to its customers by reducing the MRP of faucets. “We are happy to announce that we are passing on GST benefits to its customers. We have already reduced the MRP of

Feedback Infra bags its largest-ever Expressway mandate

NHAI has awarded Feedback Infra, the task of preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the proposed Nagpur to Hyderabad to Bengaluru expressway. With an approximate distance of 1,100 kilometers, this will be one of the longest expressways currently being planned in the world. The expressway is estimated to cost at least Rs 35,000 crore.

Govt unveils new norms for energy conservation

Power Minister Piyush Goyal launched the Energy Conservation Building Code 2017 (ECBC 2017) that prescribes the energy performance standards for new commercial buildings to be constructed across India. Developed by Ministry of Power and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), the updated version of ECBC provides current as well as futuristic advancements in building technology to

PM Modi inaugurates Kochi Metro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated Kochi Metro on 17th Jun. In the first phase, trains will operate for a distance of 13 kms – Aluva to Palarivattom. There are 11 stations in the 13 km stretch that will be covered in approximately 20 minutes. In its first phase with 11 stations from Aluva to

ABB powers Kochi and Bengaluru metros

ABB is providing the technology for reliable power supply and distribution in India’s newest metro inaugurated in Kochi on 17th June. The 13-km long Kochi metro stretch has a wide range of ABB solutions with environment-friendly features, optimising space and ensuring safety of people and equipment. The north-south corridor of Bengaluru metro, also being inaugurated

Indian Railways launches Mission Retro-Fitment

The Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced they will upgrade 40,000 coaches under its Mission Retro-fitment in the next five years to enhance the passengers’ travel experience, with better amenities and safety. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said, “Mission Retro-Fitment is an ambitious program to upgrade the level of furnishing and amenities in the coaches