Ashoka Buildcon Achieves New Milestones at Bundelkhand Expressway

Ashoka Buildcon Achieves New Milestones at Bundelkhand Expressway

The Bundelkhand Expressway is a 296-km long, 4-lane wide (expandable to 6 lanes) access-controlled expressway in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It will connect Gonda village in Chitrakoot district with Agra–Lucknow
Purvanchal Expressway Package-3

Purvanchal Expressway Package-3

This case study briefly discusses the planning, design and construction of Package 3 of the Purvanchal Expressway. Package-3 of the Purvanchal Expressway is a 41.7km long section of the 340.82km long
Chardham Tunnel Project

Chardham Tunnel Project

Equipment with cutting edge technologies is making tunneling smoother at RVNL’s mega railway project and helping contractors overcome geological complexities. Sandvik’s DT 821 C and DT 922i advanced automatic
Construction & Demolition Waste as Aggregates for Rigid Pavement Applications

Construction & Demolition Waste as Aggregates for Rigid Pavement Applications

Use of large volumes of Construction and Demolition waste based on the concept of reduce, reuse and recycle, encourages sustainable construction practices; for instance, the feasibility of using C&D waste
Iron and Steel Slags - Economically & Environmentally Viable For Road & Civil Construction

Iron and Steel Slags - Economically & Environmentally Viable For Road & Civil Construction

With ever increasing demand of raw materials for roads and construction leading to rampant reclamation of natural resources, the eco-balance of the environment is under constant strain. Hence, there is an urgent
Transferable Development Rights - Challenges & Prospects for Urban Infra Transition

Transferable Development Rights - Challenges & Prospects for Urban Infra Transition

TDR policy faces many constraints and challenges and several reformative steps are needed at the policy level to bring momentum to it. Though the concept of TDR (Transferable Development Rights), largely aimed
Futuristic Construction - A tectonic shift needed in the way Indian construction industry thinks and acts.

Futuristic Construction - A tectonic shift needed in the way Indian construction industry thinks and acts.

With the launch of Digital Roof 4.0 (DR4.0), a new day has dawned in the Indian construction sector. Digital Roof 4.0 is a multi-faceted engineering and management company set up with the avowed intention
India’s Metro-Rail Industry Expanding Fast

India’s Metro-Rail Industry Expanding Fast

The Metro-Rail segment in India is growing at a frantic pace with positive long-term prospects, supported by the impetus provided by the government by way of business-friendly policies and financial support. Use of advanced
Lucknow Metro - The Fastest Built Metro Rail Project

Lucknow Metro - The Fastest Built Metro Rail Project

Lucknow Metro has achieved the distinction of becoming the fastest built metro rail project in the country - both in terms of completion of construction work and execution. On 25th November 2013, LMRCL
Ropeways - Alternative Mobility Solution in Urban India

Ropeways - Alternative Mobility Solution in Urban India

India received its first mode of modern transportation in 1853 when the first railway line was laid from Bombay to Thane to boost industrial activities and ensure easy accessibility to heavy raw materials. In the following
Unlocking PSU Assets for Infrastructure Financing

Unlocking PSU Assets for Infrastructure Financing

Focusing on infrastructure as a key driver of economic growth, the government is embarking on a massive PSEs asset monetisation programme as part of Infrastructure Vision 2025. This ambitious programme is meant
PMRDA - Ensuing Planned, Sustainable Growth In and Around Pune

PMRDA - Ensuing Planned, Sustainable Growth In and Around Pune

Cities all over the world are rapidly changing and expanding, and proper urban planning is now more important than ever before. Singapore 'urban model' is a classic example of highly targeted urban planning which has transformed Singapore's
Where is the Construction Industry headed?

Where is the Construction Industry headed?

In terms of its contribution to the global economy, the construction industry is at the forefront with a staggering annual share of 11- 12 trillion dollars. It is a large employer with more than 300 million people
AI: Construction’s new frontier of digital enablement

AI: Construction’s new frontier of digital enablement

For years, construction has lagged behind other industries regarding technological advancement, disruption and digital automation. Finally, this is starting to change. The reducing cost of digital enablement
Transformative Technologies Boosting Real Estate & Construction

Transformative Technologies Boosting Real Estate & Construction

At a time when India is undergoing rapid urbanisation, integrating technologies like AI and IoT will help in faster and better planning and designing of smart, tech-enabled cities. Technology is transforming the real
CONTAKT Smart Solution for Planning, Monitoring and Documentation

CONTAKT Smart Solution for Planning, Monitoring and Documentation

With the sensor-based CONTAKT construction site software, Doka offers a digital solution that brings the construction project planned in BIM to life on the construction site. The new Fröschl office building is an
How Technology Changed Civil Engineering for The Better

How Technology Changed Civil Engineering for The Better

The rapid pace of technological advancement is changing every single aspect of our lives — and all of the industries and sectors in which we work. Consequently, civil engineering is not an exception here. For instance
Luxury Homes Staging A Comeback

Luxury Homes Staging A Comeback

Ease of purchase, increasing affordability, growing importance of spacious and safe environs of one’s own home due to increased health consciousness, and the trend of homeownership over renting, have all led to the revival
Pavement Rehabilitation Design is Not New Pavement Design

Pavement Rehabilitation Design is Not New Pavement Design

Since the 1980’s billions of dollars have been invested in developing methods to make pavement design and construction more sustainable through the re-use of existing resources. This includes insitu recycling and
Higher Percentage of RAP – Is it Challenging?

Higher Percentage of RAP – Is it Challenging?

India has the second largest road network in the world, spanning a total of 5.89 million km, transporting 64.5% of all goods in the country. Nearly 90% of India's total passenger traffic uses the road network to commute
Waste-Plastic Roads

Waste-Plastic Roads

India generates nearly 26,000 tonnes of plastic waste every day, making it the 15th biggest plastic polluter globally. Discarded plastic waste litter the country’s roads, rivers and also form huge mounds in garbage
Brickwork Ratings: Tweaking of Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) a Positive for Roads Sector

Brickwork Ratings: Tweaking of Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) a Positive for Roads Sector

According to Vipula Sharma, Director – Ratings, Brickwork Ratings, with the recent tweaking in the HAM model, the share of the projects awarded under HAM model is expected to increase. “Overall, there should be a
IJM India Infrastructure Ltd. Sets a Record of Laying 25.54-km lane in 17:45 hours

IJM India Infrastructure Ltd. Sets a Record of Laying 25.54-km lane in 17:45 hours

After creating a world record for laying Pavement Quality Concrete (PQC) for a four-lane highway of 2,580 meters length within 24 hours, NHAI has made yet another record by completing a single lane of the four-lane
Ashoka Buildcon creating history with India’s First 8 – Lane Extradosed Bridge

Ashoka Buildcon creating history with India’s First 8 – Lane Extradosed Bridge

Ashoka Buildcon, a leading highway player in India, has an impressive portfolio of 39 PPP projects, which is the largest in number in the country. With 40 years of experience in the core business of Highway Construction
Concreting the History - Patel Infrastructure Creates World Record for Laying Pavement Quality Concrete for a 2,580-m long, four-lane highway

Concreting the History - Patel Infrastructure Creates World Record for Laying Pavement Quality Concrete for a 2,580-m long, four-lane highway

Patel Infrastructure, an established construction, development, and maintenance service company and a NHAI contractor, has created a world record in the Infrastructure sector by laying Pavement Quality Concrete (PQC) for
Foundation Stability of Existing Buildings near Upcoming Structures

Foundation Stability of Existing Buildings near Upcoming Structures

There are several failures of buildings and bridges and other constructed facilities; it is important to learn from these failures so that such catastrophes do not occur in the future (Feld and Carper
Fractional Ownership - New Investment Opportunity for Retail Investors

Fractional Ownership - New Investment Opportunity for Retail Investors

The unique and fast growing real estate marketing concept of ‘Fractional Ownership’ has opened a new, safe, and profitable avenue of investment for retail investors in expensive A-grade office real estate
Infrastructure Sector Growth Challenges & Prospects in 2021

Infrastructure Sector Growth Challenges & Prospects in 2021

Infrastructure, together with real estate and housing, which are key to economic development, were severely hit due to the Corona pandemic; however, there have been many bright spots, especially the progressive policy
Real Estate Revival

Real Estate Revival

Various stakeholders such as the government, industry bodies and developers need to come together and think out-of-the-box to lay a roadmap for long-term growth of the real estate sector
Survival Challenges for Construction Companies

Survival Challenges for Construction Companies

Though the construction industry, the second largest contributor to GDP, plays a significant role in the country’s economic growth, yet it faces several challenges in realizing its full potential. The Covid-19 pandemic
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New Building Material & Construction World
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