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
Will it be Springtime for the CE Sector?

Will it be Springtime for the CE Sector?

As we bid adieu to 2020, the current demand for CE products and services is in a sweet spot; but the sector’s firming up will be critical for ushering in sustainable growth. A lot will depend on the marketing activities
India’s Tunnelling Industry Opportunities & Challenges

India’s Tunnelling Industry Opportunities & Challenges

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
Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Putrajaya Line in Malaysia

Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Putrajaya Line in Malaysia

Stoked by their debut success with the timely completion of Kajang Line’s underground section, Gamuda Engineering found themselves pitted once more against the unique challenges of tunnelling in Kuala Lumpur
Sandvik DT 821C Tunneling Jumbo Setting a New Standard in Speed & Precision

Sandvik DT 821C Tunneling Jumbo Setting a New Standard in Speed & Precision

A tunnelling project is a race against time and costs. Getting it right from the very beginning requires knowledge, skill and experience, as well as a proper range of equipment that fulfils the customer’s tunnelling
German manufacturer GHH brings special Shotcreting Machine to help complete Mumbai Nagpur Expressway

German manufacturer GHH brings special Shotcreting Machine to help complete Mumbai Nagpur Expressway

The Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway is delayed until 2022. In the meantime, a machine ‘GHH IS26’ with remarkable reliability has been specially flown in from the supplier and is in operation to help complete the project
CRCHI’s EPB TBM ‘Victory’ Achieves New Records in Construction of Moscow Metro

CRCHI’s EPB TBM ‘Victory’ Achieves New Records in Construction of Moscow Metro

The project, located at the riverside of the Moscow River, passes under heavy traffic and crowded buildings. It includes two sections of a total length of 2947m. One is from Maple Avenue Station to No.2 Working Shaft
Real Estate Year End 2020 Review & Outlook 2021

Real Estate Year End 2020 Review & Outlook 2021

While 2020 has been an unprecedented year globally, it has been able to create certain unique opportunities for the Real Estate sector that are likely to usher in a new era of innovation and digital transformation
Emerging Segments & Trends

Emerging Segments & Trends

From affordable homes to neighbourhood convenience stores, from owning a house to living in gated communities, and to emerging segments like warehousing and logistics, a spate of new trends are gaining traction which
Sustainable Building Design for Affordable Housing in Warm-Humid Climate Region of India

Sustainable Building Design for Affordable Housing in Warm-Humid Climate Region of India

Passive strategies enhance the usage of renewable sources of energy, which in turn make the build cost efficient. Different passive design techniques include building’s orientation, window placement, sizes, shading devices
India’s Resilient Realty

India’s Resilient Realty

India’s real estate sector, which had been facing rough weather for the past 2-3 years, was dealt a crippling blow by the Corona pandemic. However, despite the onslaught, the sector has shown great resilience
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
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)
NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture
L&ST

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport
II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

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