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Precast: above cast-in-situ concrete

Meeting challenges of skilled labours and expediting construction, the technology helps cater to market demand. Precast saves time, it takes only one-third of the time compared to the regular conventional method. Precast is manufactured in a controlled environment, hence it is much easier to control the quality of the mix, placement and curing. Weather plays

Rise in cooling demand calls for smart solutions

HVAC systems consume about 40-50 per cent of energy in buildings, and even a minimum saving of energy in the system contributes to the optimisation of building. The majority of power needs of the country are being met by thermal power plants running on coal leading to higher particulate emissions resulting in air pollution. Nearly,

High-strength makes structures trustworthy

Mechanical stress, environmental conditions and durability are key considerations while manufacturing. Adhesives and sealants play a cogent role when it comes to advancing the longevity and strengthening of a structure. Adhesives are used basis their holding and bonding power and are materials that possess high tensile strength. Whereas, sealants have the ability to fill gaps

Smart Quartz Paint strengthens cement substrates

Skora brings a revolutionary offering in the form of a state-of-the-art Smart Quartz Paint. This technology has been developed by Skora through rigorous R&D that finally resulted in a coating system that possesses a unique set of attributes like no other in the industry. Skora’s Smart Quartz Paint technology allows the coating to penetrate deep

Embellishing outdoors via LED Architectural Lighting

K-LITE Industries has launched a new series of LED Architectural Lighting. Being the trend setter in outdoor lighting and inspired by Make in India, the company has showcased an all-new product portfolio under Architectural Lighting. The application includes Facade Lighting, Pathway Lighting, In-ground Luminaire, Uplighter, Up-down Lighting, Billboard Lighting, Vertical Light Bars, Wall Washers, Area

Cloud base monitoring of fire systems

Development of infrastructures, building constructions are growing rapidly, also complex buildings are constructed due to unavailability of space, which causes various problems like accidents, electrical short circuits, fire incidents and many more. Out of these, fire incidents and accidents cause losses in terms of lives and properties. To prevent such losses it is necessary to

Leakage no more a concern in water tanks, terrace and basement

Perma Construction Chemicals introduces two component acrylic cementitious waterproof coating for water tanks, terrace, and basement waterproofing with “ PERMA GUARD 2 K”. Perma Guard 2 K is a polymer modified cementitious acrylic water proofing system with a very wide scope of applications in water proofing and corrosion inhibition situations. Perma Guard 2 K is

Steel bars: for cost-effective construction

High adaptability makes steel bars affordable material solution for all types of commercial and industrial products. TMT stands for thermo mechanically treated. TMT bars have a hard outer surface and a softer core. Their manufacturing process includes hot rolled steel wires passed through water. These specific bars have more yield strength as compared to the

Hitachi grabs Smart Air Conditioners Company of the Year Award

Adding another feather to its wing and cutting above the rest of the industry players, Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning India Ltd was awarded as ‘Indian Smart Air Conditioners Company Of The Year Award 2018’ by Frost & Sullivan, a global research and consulting organisation that recognises and awards companies which show visionary growth, are inspired

Atos, Bentley partner to develop cloud-based digital twin solution

Atos and Bentley Systems announced a strategic partnership through which they will offer a complete solution to create and operate digital twins on behalf of industry and infrastructure asset owners. Atos’ global experience and expertise in digital transformation together with Bentley’s infrastructure, engineering, reality modelling and asset performance software portfolio will enable businesses to take