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Steel and cement set to reap rich dividends

In view of the fact that construction and infrastructure sectors are the biggest beneficiaries in the current Budget, this is in fact a blessing in disguise to the steel and cement sectors. Infrastructure and... Read More...

Budget proposals a game changer for SEZs

The budgetary initiatives of the central government in regards to the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) are all set to revive the interest of investors thereby boosting the prospects of business in these tax free ... Read More...

Warehousing infra gets Rs. 5,000cr booster

In its unfailing quest to set up cold chain, create new warehousing facilities and increase the storing capacities of existing ones, the government has allocated a staggering sum worth Rs.5,000cr and the move... Read More...

Budget fires Rs. 7,000cr funds in smart cities

The allocations of over Rs. 7,000cr in the Union Budget for building world class 100 smart cities will ultimately lead to huge opportunities in the infrastructure and construction sector, corporate houses inc... Read More...

Low-cost housing gets Rs. 12,000cr booster

The new government at the centre in its maiden budget has given special focus to the real estate and construction sector and has sanctioned a staggering sum worth Rs. 12,000cr to support low cost, rural and a... Read More...

Budget injects Rs. 11,635cr in Tuticorin Port

Apart from clearing as many as 16 new port projects to be completed this year to improve port connectivity, in the current budget the government has also sanctioned funds worth Rs 11,635 crore for the develop... Read More...

Govt targets Rs. 1 lakh-cr from industrial corridor

The Visakhapatnam-Chennai industrial corridor project, which has the potential to fetch over Rs. 1,00,000cr investment, has generated interest among investors and raised the hopes of the public in view of the... Read More...

People Watch

Mr. NitinLall, General Manager, Construction Technique Business Area, Atlas Copco
Dip in mining and quarrying activities has kept the demand of hydraulic rock breakers almost flat during the pasttwo consecutive years. Low demand has intensified the competition with apprehension of brand substitution ruling high among breaker manufacturers. Certain visible traction in the market based on recent, although nascent emerging slow off-take from... Read More...

Waterproofing Solutions

Crystalline Technology For Concrete Waterproofing
Concrete is one of the most commonly used building and construction materials. However, due to its composition, is often susceptible to damage and deterioration from water and chemical penetration. Concrete can be considered as a micro porous and permeable material. Porosity refers to the amount of voids left in concrete, is expressed as a percentage of the total volume of a material. Permeability expresses that how well... Read More...

Study By PMI & KPMG

Study on Project Schedule and Cost Overruns
The KPMG in India – Project Management Institute (PMI) study was initiated on the request of MoSPI, which highlights the major reasons for schedule and cost overruns across major sector's infrastructure projects. While some projects are impacted due to external factors which are beyond the control of the implementing agencies such as land acquisition, regulatory approvals, etc., majority of projects are... Read More...