Pull Force

Pull Force
Pull Force is the force that a truck or prime mover can exert onto a transporter or any type of trailer. It has been a subject of much controversy and misunderstandings as truck manufacturers and end-users often do not talk Read More...

Air to Water Generation is a Reality

Air to Water Generation is a Reality
Air-to-Water Generation (AWG) technology is real; in fact, we have devoted our life and work - separating moisture, and drinking water, from air – and are set to enter Indian markets – both consumer and institutional Read More...

Water Infrastructure Growth Driver of Construction Sector

Water Infrastructure Growth Driver of Construction Sector
The Government is keen to accelerate the country’s economic growth momentum through construction projects that provide the much-needed thrust to the beleaguered economy. Through the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) Read More...

Construction: Then, Now & in Future

Construction: Then, Now & in Future
India has been using age-old methods of construction, depending largely on traditional construction, and using natural materials like wood, slates and other stones, bamboo, etc. Some mechanization came in the last 2-3 decades Read More...

Macro Synthetic Fibres and Pavement Concrete

Macro Synthetic Fibres and Pavement Concrete
Macro synthetic polymeric fibres have the potential to enhance the post cracking properties of hardened cement-based materials, besides bringing improvements in other properties such as durability. This article disseminates Read More...

Road Pavement Design in Frost Prone Areas

Road Pavement Design in Frost Prone Areas
High altitude areas which are subjected to heavy snowfall and frost action necessitate special consideration for design and construction of pavements. U.K.Guruvittal, Chief Scientist & Dr G Bharath, Scientist, CSIR-Central Read More...

IS:15462-2019: A Tactical Shift Towards Performance Grading of Modified Bitumen

IS:15462-2019: A Tactical Shift Towards Performance Grading of Modified Bitumen
Flexible pavements are the most common type of pavement systems in the country. In addition to being convenient to construct, they are also cost-effective and easy to maintain. These pavements constitute the surface Read More...

Roller Compacted Concrete For Pavement Applications

Roller Compacted Concrete For Pavement Applications
Roller Compacted Concrete is an innovative technology gaining popularity in the recent past due to some of the positive points like low cost of construction, speed in construction, and the possibility of using mineral Read More...

Port Road Pavements Design And Economic Considerations for Case of Appropriateness

Port Road Pavements Design And Economic Considerations for Case of Appropriateness
Ports are among key components of country’s infrastructure whose performance metrics have improved considerably over years. While Indian coastline has 12 major ports handling about 75 percent of India’s port traffic Read More...

Implications of the Proposed Shear Design Provisions in the Indian Code IS 456

Implications of the Proposed Shear Design Provisions in the Indian Code IS 456
Most of the provisions in the Indian code, IS 456:2000, are based on the experimental investigations on concrete with strengths less than M40. Hence, recently, new equations for the shear strength of RC beams have been Read More...

Boosting Border Road Infrastructure

Boosting Border Road Infrastructure
Currently, developing and strengthening the country’s border roads is the topmost priority of the government and the speed of construction is seeing a big leap forward. The Atal Tunnel in Rohtang, which opened recently Read More...

Construction of World’s Tallest Rail Bridge in India

Construction of World’s Tallest Rail Bridge in India
As part of Northeast Policy, the Ministry of Railways took up the project of providing rail connectivity to Imphal in Manipur state. As per the detailed survey, the rail alignment takes off from existing Jiribam Read More...

Shiva Statue at Nathdwara, Rajasthan

Shiva Statue at Nathdwara, Rajasthan
Nathdwara near Udaipur in Rajasthan is famous for the Shrinathji Temple. This holy town now boasts a 351 feet (107m) tall statue of the trident-wielding, stoic, and compassionate Lord Shiva - the largest Shiva statue Read More...

Inventaa finds Tekla the Perfect Solution for All Precast Projects

Inventaa finds Tekla the Perfect Solution for All Precast Projects
The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) awarded Inventaa with the construction of a large-scale residential project comprising of 33 Blocks of 5-storey apartment units in the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha. All 33 blocks Read More...

Integrated software solutions for production of lattice girder floors

Integrated software solutions for production of lattice girder floors
Orion Beton is a Dutch precast concrete plant based in Enschede. By replacing and updating all software-based processes, Orion Beton has taken a major step in the automation of its production process Read More...

Need to Reorient Smart Cities Mission to Tackle COVID Challenge

Need to Reorient Smart Cities Mission to Tackle COVID Challenge
The National Smart City Mission - aimed at upgrading core infrastructure of 100 selected cities through sustainable smart solutions for providing quality life to citizens - is at a critical juncture in the wake of the Read More...

Technological advancements disrupting the global construction industry

Technological advancements disrupting the global construction industry
The world’s rapid transformation from manual processes to digital technologies is empowering the construction industry. Construction companies are now provided with unprecedented levels of transparency, choice and convenience Read More...

Revision of Indian Standard Codes of Civil Engineering – Prospects and Necessity

Revision of Indian Standard Codes of Civil Engineering – Prospects and Necessity
It is not only necessary but rather indispensable for civil engineers and professionals engaged in civil engineering practices to have a practical understanding of the modification and changes in the Indian standard Read More...

bauma CONEXPO INDIA - Industry Lauds New Feb’21 Dates

bauma CONEXPO INDIA - Industry Lauds New Feb’21 Dates
bauma CONEXPO INDIA - north India’s leading International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles - has been rescheduled from 3-6 November 2020 Read More...

Fully Automated Jumbo Revolutionizing Tunneling in India

Fully Automated Jumbo Revolutionizing Tunneling in India
The first Sandvik DT922i, a computer controlled fully automatic tunneling jumbo, has been introduced by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology in India with a vision to achieve high levels of safety, productivity and Read More...

HDD Machines Best Suited for Gas, Cable, and Sewerage Pipeline Projects

HDD Machines Best Suited for Gas, Cable, and Sewerage  Pipeline Projects
Horizontal Directional Drilling is a technology in pipe and utility installation that allows greater accuracy and flexibility in placement and ends the need for costly digging, large crews, road closures and other Read More...

Progress Maschinen & Automation: Reinforcing cages for tunnel construction and wind-energy solutions

Progress Maschinen & Automation: Reinforcing cages for tunnel construction and wind-energy solutions
Special knowledge is required for building tunnels and wind energy plants in order to implement demanding projects. The facilities and manufacturing processes required for such projects can be adjusted well in advance for Read More...

Tunnelling for Science - Special formworks from Doka for tunnel system at CERN

Tunnelling for Science - Special formworks from Doka for tunnel system at CERN
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN is the biggest particle accelerator in the world – and growing. To equip the LHC for new, more ambitious experiments in the next decade, the accelerator is currently Read More...

Proven Technology in Use

Proven Technology in Use
The river has its source at over 3000 meters high in the snow-covered Andes. It reaches the Pacific Ocean after 250 km. On its way, it overcomes a considerable gradient and is, therefore, ideally suited to generate electricity Read More...

CREG: Distinctive Amongst Peers

CREG: Distinctive Amongst Peers
Tan Shunhui, Chairman, CREG, discusses the competitive advantages of the company’s tunneling equipment and solutions, emerging opportunities in developing countries, factors driving its growth and success across Read More...

CRCHI TBM at work in Hangzhou Genshan East Road Crossing River Tunnel

CRCHI TBM at work in Hangzhou Genshan East Road Crossing River Tunnel
15-meter mega Slurry TBM rolled off the assembly line at CRCHI. The excavation diameter of the equipment is 15.01 m, its total length is about 130 m, total weight is about 4300 t, installed power is about 9755 kW, rated Read More...

KPMG report: Catalysing the National Infrastructure Pipeline – Project India

KPMG report: Catalysing the National Infrastructure Pipeline – Project India
KPMG releases a report titled, ‘Catalysing the National Infrastructure Pipeline – Project India’, which highlights how India can achieve the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) task force’s investment target. The report Read More...

Technology Adoption to drive Construction Industry

Technology Adoption to drive Construction Industry
The construction industry has the potential to adopt high-tech methods and solutions which could lead to a win-win situation for all the stakeholders - customers, contractors, architects, and even the workforce Read More...

How Equipment and Machine Health Impact Worker’s Safety

How Equipment and Machine Health Impact Worker’s Safety
Equipment reliability is defined as the probability that the equipment will successfully perform its intended function without failure, under specified operating environment and operating conditions, for a specified Read More...

Low-Cost Precast Zatpat Houses

Low-Cost Precast Zatpat Houses
An engineer in Satara, Maharashtra, has come up with a new research on building Ferrocement precast houses in a day using readymade walls and slabs, and nut bolts. These eco-friendly, economical, and earthquake resistant Read More...

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Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

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