News & Update Archive

Volvo CE unveils 100-metre demo road

Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) showed customers a new 100-metre demo road cross section when Volvo celebrated its 20th anniversary in India. In 1998, Volvo started doing business in India. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, Volvo CE hosted events for customers and dealers featuring top executives including Volvo Group CEO Martin Lundstedt and Volvo CE President

Sagarmala invests ₹ 125 Cr in KRCL

Krishnapatnam Railway Company Ltd (KRCL) has received an investment of ₹125 crore from Sagarmala Development Company Ltd for the development of the rail corridor connecting Obulavaripalli and Krishnapatnam Port. Krishnapatnam Railway Company Ltd is a SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) JV by Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd for connecting 114 kms Obulavaripalli (Kadapa district) and Krishnapatnam (Nellore)

Otis India launches green elevator modernisation package

Otis India is launching a ‘Green’ modernisation package for the India elevator market, based on the technology of its flagship product, the Gen2 elevator family. Apart from upgrading the elevator, the new Gen2 MOD package will bring elevators in need of renovation up-to-date with the latest technology in safety, comfort and environmental standards as well

Tata Steel begins 5 MTPA Phase-II expansion of Kalinganagar plant

The groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion to 8 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) capacity of Tata Steel’s Kalinganagar plant was held on 12th November at Bhubaneswar by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik during the Make in Odisha Conclave 2018. The project will cost the company ` 23,500 crore and will be completed

Dr. Fixit introduces building envelope solutions for roof & walls

The building envelope refers to the external walls, windows, roof and floor. A building’s envelope, especially roofs and walls, contribute to as much as 28 per cent and 45 per cent of the energy loss in buildings. Good thermal insulation for the envelope is crucial to prevent heat from seeping in through the exterior of

H & R Johnson inaugurates Tile Library

H & R Johnson launched their new ‘Tile Library,’ a first of its kind display format at Fort, Mumbai. The Tile Library was inaugurated by world renowned Padma Bhushan awardee Ar. Hafeez Contractor and Joydeep Mukherjee, Executive Director & CEO of H & R Johnson (India). Joydeep Mukherjee, said, “We have long held a strong

BKT to introduce Flagship Earthmax SR 48, SR 53 At IMME 2018

Balkrishna Industries (BKT) selects the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) in Kolkata to present Earthmax SR 48 and SR 53 in India. The EARTHMAX SR 48 is an all-steel radial tire engineered and designed for rigid body haul truck. On the other hand, the EARTHMAX SR 53 is designed for loaders and dozers. From

ACC, ALCON partner to launch Green Building Centre in Goa

ACC Ltd and Alcon – Anil Counto Enterprises inaugurated its newest state-of-the-art Green Building Centre (GBC) and Research & Development Centre (R&D), in Kundaim, Goa. The purpose of a Green Building Centre is to create social, environmental and financial impact in developing cities in India. Situated at Kundaim Industrial Estate, the unit is built across

Otis, T-Hub to launch innovation challenge for start-ups

Otis and T-Hub reviewed the proof-of-concepts (PoC) of the four start-ups – Graymatics, Visio Ingenii (VI), Deep Vision AI and Orbo AI – which showcased their PoCs on demo day. The companies were shortlisted for the Otis Innovation Challenge. For the challenge, T-Hub initiated a call for applications from start-ups across the globe and received

SRMB Steel introduces its technology to TMT Bars with “WINGRIP”

SRMB Steel introduces its newest technology “WINGRIP” with its TMT Bars, India’s most advanced earthquake resistant steel. SRMB is also the pioneer for the patented “X” rib design on its TMT Bars. WINGRIP is a newly developed rib design. With the latest technological innovation SRMB Steel have introduced Seismic Resistant TMT Bars under the brand