Women in Logistics Stage Set for New Era of Inclusivity & Empowerment

Women in Logistics Stage Set for New Era of Inclusivity & Empowerment

The logistics industry, traditionally dominated by men, is undergoing a transformation led by women. Divya Joshi Kumar interviews several such women who are breaking barriers and charting a new chapter of growth and inclusivity in the logistics

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Road Transport Trends 2024 by Snowman, JT&L, V-Trans & Driver Logistics

Road Transport Trends 2024 by Snowman, JT&L, V-Trans & Driver Logistics

Road transport is the dominant mode of transportation in India, both in terms of traffic share and contribution to the national economy. With an emphasis on enhancing connectivity and efficiency, the logistics industry is experiencing

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LogiMAT India 2024 Showcases Logistics Industry Advancements

LogiMAT India 2024 Showcases Logistics Industry Advancements

LogiMAT India 2024 showcased latest advancements in intralogistics, material handling, warehousing technology, automation, and transportation management, fostered strategic collaborations between exhibitors and buyers, and facilitated

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Goldhofer AG gears up for Breakbulk Europe 2024

Goldhofer AG gears up for Breakbulk Europe 2024

Goldhofer AG, a renowned provider of heavy and specialized transport solutions, is gearing up for its participation in Breakbulk Europe 2024. Scheduled to take place in Rotterdam from May 21 to 23, this premier event is the world’s largest

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A Deep Dive into India's Mega Infrastructure Construction Projects

A Deep Dive into India's Mega Infrastructure Construction Projects

The year 2024 is set to see some key mega construction projects in India with several projects having achieved significant milestones or advancing rapidly towards completion. These projects are also redefining the norms of engineering

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Skilling Workers in India’s Infrastructure Construction Sector

Skilling Workers in India’s Infrastructure Construction Sector

The lack of skilled workers in the field of construction threatens to disrupt India's ambitious infrastructure development plans with projects stalling or becoming delayed, leading to cost overruns, and raising concerns on their

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World Tunnel Congress 2024 Wraps up Successfully in Shenzhen China

World Tunnel Congress 2024 Wraps up Successfully in Shenzhen China

World Tunnel Congress 2024 Wraps up Successfully in Shenzhen China The 2024 World Tunnel Congress, hosted by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) and organized by the China Civil Engineering Society, opened in Shenzhen on April 22nd. The WTC is the premier annual

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Changsha Intl' Construction Equipment Exhibition (CICEE) Goes Global

Changsha Intl' Construction Equipment Exhibition (CICEE) Goes Global

From the Xiangjiang River to the Seine, the 2025 CICEE goes global with ‘face-to-face’ interactions. Covering Ten Countries, Hundred Cities, Thousand Enterprises, and a Ten Thousand Miles Tour - 2025 CICEE Global Promotion reaches

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CII International Conference on Construction Equipment

CII International Conference on Construction Equipment

The first edition of the CII International Conference on Construction Equipment held on April 10th at Gurugram was focused on the theme ‘Sustainable Manufacturing and Resilient Technologies’. Over 250 participants attended the one-day

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ConTech 2024 Focus on Sustainability, Durability & Speedy Construction

ConTech 2024 Focus on Sustainability, Durability & Speedy Construction

Indian Concrete Institute, New Delhi and Gurgaon Centres in association with Chalk Talk, jointly organized a two-day seminar, namely “ConTech 2024” in New Delhi from February 23rd to 24th, 2024. The theme of the event was

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What’s Driving Growth of India's Tunnelling Industry

What’s Driving Growth of India's Tunnelling Industry

The growth of the tunnel construction in the country has been driven by a robust pipeline of projects and investments in setting up hydropower projects, developing urban mass rapid transit systems, improving road and rail connectivity

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Silkyara Tunnel Structural Collapse: Unraveling Causes & Ensuring Safety

Silkyara Tunnel Structural Collapse: Unraveling Causes & Ensuring Safety

The Silkyara Tunnel incident has sparked questions about its safety and construction methods. It has raised concerns about the geological challenges in the region, the frequency of collapses during the tunnel's construction, and the absence

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Enhancing Sustainability of Underground Works

Enhancing Sustainability of Underground Works

The design of a structure, its execution quality, and the choice of systems and materials affecting maintainability of the structure, play a key role in ingraining sustainability into the project design, along with a focus on reducing

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Structural & Sustainability Requirement for Precast Segment

Structural & Sustainability Requirement for Precast Segment

The use of steel fibre reinforced concrete has the potential to meet low carbon lining by lowering concrete consumption and steel reinforcement saving while producing precast segments. If ductility and durability have been the key

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Construction of Budhwarpeth Underground Metro Station, Pune

Construction of Budhwarpeth Underground Metro Station, Pune

This paper covers the design and innovations in the construction of the Budhwarpeth underground metro station, and the challenges encountered, including adaptions to mitigate space constraints in the dense neighborhood and construction

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CRCHI Underground Pipeline Network Equipment on Bangkok Power Plant Site

CRCHI Underground Pipeline Network Equipment on Bangkok Power Plant Site

On February 2024, a significant breakthrough was achieved at the construction site of the Bang Pakong-south Bangkok power plant gas transmission pipeline project in Thailand. The first section of the initial phase of pipeline

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Construction of Head Race Tunnel of Vishnugad-Pipalkoti HE Project

Construction of Head Race Tunnel of Vishnugad-Pipalkoti HE Project

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Khali. Vice President- Operations (Tunnel & UG Works), G R Infraprojects Limited, and Prof Dr Sandeep Potnis, Professor and Head - Tunnel Engineering Program, MITWPU, highlight the issues and challenges faced during

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Micro-Tunnelling Machines for Pipe Roof Support Construction

Micro-Tunnelling Machines for Pipe Roof Support Construction

Diwakar Velu and Kim Yeow Yap, Land Transport Authority, Singapore, present a case study on the use of medium diameter (1.2m) pipe roofing for the construction of underground subway entrances (6.4m H x 8.4m W) with span lengths ranging

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Impact of Baltimore Bridge Collapse on Machinery Supply in the US

Impact of Baltimore Bridge Collapse on Machinery Supply in the US

Alexander Jones, Research Analyst, delves into the impact of Baltimore Bridge collapse on the agricultural and construction machinery supply chain in the United States. The tragic incident in which a container ship collided with a support

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Maintenance of Tunnels: An Indispensable Part of Sustainability

Maintenance of Tunnels: An Indispensable Part of Sustainability

Tunnels are an indispensable part of sustainable modern transport infrastructure. Compared to other civil structures, which often show a lifetime of 50 years only, tunnels are multi-generation structures. The aim, therefore

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Sustainable Solution for Sprayed Concrete in Underground Tunnel Projects

Sustainable Solution for Sprayed Concrete in Underground Tunnel Projects

The modern sprayed concrete systems combine high levels of Portland Cement replacement, polymer fibres, and innovative waterproofing technologies, offering possibilities to achieve over 50% reduction in carbon in tunnel linings.

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Enabling Works (Temporary Structures) in Metro Rail Projects

Enabling Works (Temporary Structures) in Metro Rail Projects

Metro construction works are spread all over India. Apart from the design of permanent works there are several enabling/temporary structures required during construction of permanent works. Often these temporary works are not taught in school

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The Infrastructure Development & Connectivity Poll Push

The Infrastructure Development & Connectivity Poll Push

Infrastructure development and connectivity - the buzzwords of the current Government during the 2024 General Elections - have been put on fast track, with the Government unlocking an infra blitz that spans national highways, railways

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IRF Conference Highlights Road Construction Technologies & Solutions

IRF Conference Highlights Road Construction Technologies & Solutions

International Road Federation (IRF) organized a two-day Conference-cum-Exhibition titled ‘Revolutionizing Road Infra with Modern Equipment, Technologies, Sustainable Materials, and Policy Guidelines’.

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Two heavyweight lectures at the opening ceremony, catch the highlights!

Two heavyweight lectures at the opening ceremony, catch the highlights!

After the opening ceremony of this conference, we will have the honor to listen to the wonderful lectures delivered by Dr. Priscilla Nelson, a distinguished scholar from the United States, and Academician Zhu Hehua, a member of

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LogiMAT India 2024 facilitates ₹500 mn Investment Surge

LogiMAT India 2024 facilitates ₹500 mn Investment Surge

The LogiMAT 2024 event facilitated significant investments in India's logistics sector, with transactions worth over ₹500 million taking place, contributing towards infrastructure development, technology adoption, and capacity

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Women At Work : Breaking Barriers

Women At Work : Breaking Barriers

This feature highlights the important role women employees are playing in male dominated industries like civil engineering, and the contributions they are making towards their company’s progress with their professional approach and skill

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Minimol Korulla - Head - Strategic Projects and Initiatives, Maccaferri ISEAP

Minimol Korulla - Head - Strategic Projects and Initiatives, Maccaferri ISEAP

I was born in a village in Kerala which was surrounded by a river and every monsoon the roads would become flooded. Better bridges began to be built from the 1970s, connecting us to the outside world. My encounter with the subject

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Dola Roychowdhury - Founding Director, G-Cube Consulting Engineers

Dola Roychowdhury - Founding Director, G-Cube Consulting Engineers

The Construction Industry is one of the most male-dominated amongst all the STEM fields, though women have contributed significantly to it by continuing to crash barriers, break ceilings, and sometimes shifting their goal

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Rubee Kongbrailatpam - Superintending Engineer, PWD, Manipur

Rubee Kongbrailatpam - Superintending Engineer, PWD, Manipur

After completing my B.Tech, I joined as a lecturer in an Engineering College, but after a year into it, I joined the State Engineering Services as an Assistant Engineer. After subsequent promotions, I’m currently serving as a Superintending

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