Special Report Archive

Is ‘green’ paint more expensive?

Painting can make homes more attractive and can give an aesthetic looks as well. Apart from its beautifying qualities it may prove hazardous to occupants health and can have a negative impact on the indoor quality of the building or home as they may contain toxic components, harmful chemicals. These health and environmental affecting issue

Customer centric M30Z batching plant

Customers are looking for newer innovations to help them to cut costs. Schwing Stetter India offers the customer, an innovative 30 cubic metre batching plant that will save them 15 per cent on the total installation cost in comparison to a typical 30 cubic metre batching plant, claims V. G. Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter

Putzmeister pumps for economical, intelligent concrete conveying

Putzmeister concrete pumps are based on technical pioneer achievements. They keep attaining new records in high-rise and long distance conveying – and have been doing so for over the years. These pumps have been configured with the right features according to the industry demands; hence these concreting stars are the highly preferred choices of the

KYB-Conmat unveils new concrete machines

In recent years, KYB-Conmat’s Research & Development wing has been operating in full force. “We are always focused on introducing the right product for the Indian Concrete Industry which has lower operating cost and minimal power/fuel consumption. We keep improvising our products and making our equipment more and more efficient is always one of our

Ajax Fiori delivers Advanced Concrete Equipment

Ajax Fiori is always striving to bring to the market innovative, modern technology, superior quality, versatile, highly manoeuvrable, yet simple and cost effective solutions through its world-class construction equipment, to cater particularly to the concreting sector. Ajax Fiori’s Self Loading Mobile Concrete Mixer is utilised as a merger of Loader, Mobile Batching Plant and Transit

100-Smart City: A reality check

Is the concept of smart cities in India a far from reality? India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the flagship smart city project in the year 2015. According to reports, the target of launching this determining programme was to create 100 smart cities, which would have smart street poles, smart transit management system, e-pathshalas and

Financing green homes

A brief discussion on opportunities in financing green buildings India is increasing its footprint in terms of green buildings. Today green buildings have become the talk of the town as a result of it focus on the building material used for construction, efficient usage of energy, water harvesting and saving. Also, green buildings help to

Mahindra Lifespace, SBI to create platform on home finance

Mahindra Lifespaces and State Bank of India announced partnership to offer customers a platform for quicker and convenient financing of home purchases Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd, the real estate and infrastructure development arm of the Mahindra Group, announced a partnership with State Bank of India (SBI) for the establishment of a market-focused platform that will

Steel, the future

Steel is perhaps being looked upon as the futuristic material for affordable, faster and long life application in construction. In today’s global context there has been rapid exchange of technology all over the world. A decade back the modern technology, methodology and advanced execution processes were not known in this part of the world. “With

Precast reduces construction costs by 15%

Precast involves lot of pre-planning which results in almost error free and high quality construction. Precast gaining precedence Precast is one of the most recent technologies that is gradually gaining precedence in the Indian real estate and construction sector. While the technology in itself is not new and has been widely used in some Asian