Construction work of Phase–II of Delhi Metro

Construction work of Phase–II of Delhi Metro is in progress. It presents many civil engineering challenges at sites involving greater heights and deeper depths than those of Phase-I. NBMCW through its interaction with contractors, engineers and workers at construction sites finds out some of these challenges met successfully through deployment of new experties, sophisticated machinery and equipment. Cranes here are playing pivotal role to meet tight deadlines.

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