Methods of Open Lands Valuation

Methods of Open  Lands Valuation
Valuation is defined as an opinion of an expert who assesses the worth of an asset, be it a property/ machine/gold or any other item. By valuation, the present value of land/ property is determined. In every valuation Read More...

Tekla Structures in Practice CASTLE HOUSE Tower

Castle House Residential Tower
Castle House residential tower generates its own power through a series of wind turbines. Collaboration between an engineering company and steel consultant was vital to the success and delivery of the Read More...

Autodesk 2012 Portfolio

Autodesk BIM Solutions
Autodesk's broad portfolio of BIM solutions includes AutoCAD Civil 3D and AutoCAD Map 3D software for transportation, land development and water projects.  Autodesk BIM solutions for the building industry Read More...

Legal Technology Solutions for Litigation, Compliances & Arbitration

Legal Technology Solutions
Catering to the growing requirements of Corporate fraternity, Legal Vistas Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. (LVCPL) offers technological solutions using Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in managing Read More...

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011: Records Resounding Success

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011: Records Resounding Success
CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibition held at Las Vegas during March 22-26, 2011 attracted nearly 120,000 registered attendees. The show was the global industry gathering place for the year and the largest gathering in North America since Read More...

Trivedi Enterprises: Masters in Manufacturing Stainless Steel Water Tanks

Trivedi Enterprises Stainless Steel Water Tanks
Trivedi Enterprises has been manufacturing modern design, light-weight, durable and eco-friendly stainless steel storage tanks since 2001 ensuring healthy living for its customers across the country, said Director, Mr. Vinit Mehta. Stating further he Read More...

Use of Alternate Fuels in the Cement Industry

Coal is the basic fuel used in the Indian cement industry. While it mainly provides the requisite heat and temperature, the ash content in the coal also combines chemically with the limestone to help form cement clinker. In India, coal will, of course, continue to be the dominant fuel for a very-long time. Coal is supplied to cement companies on the basis of what is Read More...

28th Edition of Samoter Concludes

28th Edition of Samoter Concludes
The 28th edition of Samoter, the Triennial earthmoving and building industry machinery exhibition concluded successfully after five days of shows, debates, and business. Over 98 thousand visitors, in line with expectations on the eve Read More...

Research Survey on Field Data Based Mathematical Simulation of...

This article represents the detailed review of the research papers published in the area of mathematical simulation of construction process by various researchers by adopting different approaches. They include all modern aspects in construction but in respect to Indian scenario where majority of total construction works are still executed manually Read More...

Moving Heavy Metals

Moving Heavy Metals
Construction of the mega greenfield petrochemical complex for Oil and Natural Gas Corporation at Dahej Special Economic Zone involved critical challenges for transporting the plant machinery on the job Read More...

Successful Construction of a Toll Motorway

Successful Construction of a Toll Motorway
A 39 kilometer toll motorway was constructed on budget (A$2.5 billion) and five months ahead of time. It was opened in June 2008. This project involved 17 interchanges, 88 bridges and twin three lane, 1.6 km tunnels. It has Read More...

bC India - Displays CE Progress and Promises

bC India - Displays CE Progress and Promises
The first edition of bC India was successfully organized jointly by bC Expo India, AEM, and MMI along with BAI at Mumbai from February 8 to 11, 2011, effectively projected technical, marketing and managerial Read More...

HEF Group- Surface Engineering Specialists

HEF Group- Surface Engineering Specialists
Hydromecanique Et Frottement (HEF) is a France-based Company. Basically, the company started with Research Centre concentrating on surface engineering, specialized in reducing the problems related to surfaces Read More...

Hit Office - software for construction Industry

HIT Office
A big boom in the construction industry has resulted into tremendous business opportunities. Being able to get more business is an achievement, but to manage it well is even a bigger challenge and only Read More...

Ailing Foundation?

Ailing Foundation?
Piling and foundation is attaining its due importance in India. However, there are critical issues countered by the piling and foundation industry barring its optimum percolation in the construction sector Read More...

SAMOTER Gears up for Its 28th Edition

SAMOTER Gears up for Its 28th Edition
The exhibition presents the broadest possible range of ideas and opportunities for the construction market and will promote numerous initiatives, meetings and trade associations thereby, confirming Read More...

CONEXPO CON/AGG 2011 Set to be a Mega Event

CONEXPO CON/AGG 2011 Set to be a Mega Event
CONEXPO-CON/AGG is the world's most valuable gathering place for the construction industry. Held every three years, triennial the exposition showcases the latest equipment, products, services and Read More...

bauma China 2010 : Excels beyond Expectation

bauma China 2010 : Excels beyond Expectation
The 5th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment—bauma China 2010, has again set a record of sorts in terms of exhibiting space Read More...

Costonomical Construction

A few points have been suggested based on experiences to reduce the construction cost of any structure in general and building in particular. A new word 'Costonomical' construction clubbing words cost and economical has been suggested. It is expected that engineers and architects will accept and appreciate this word giving a new definition to cost Read More...

CIDC's HRD Initiatives

Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), New Delhi, has been set up in March, 1996 by the Planning Commission, Government of India along with the constituents of Indian Construction Industry as the apex organization with the twin objectives of professionalizing the functioning and providing systemic institutional structure to various construction Read More...

Safety Management System

Safety Management System
When the relevance of human resource component from the point of 'safe' or unsafe outcomes' is examined critically, the following statistics (of course, not collated in the recent past) brings up certain important issues. Read More...

Effective Contract Management: Some Important Issues and Suggestions

Compared to the manufacturing sector, the construction industry is almost unique where the "Project is sold before it is made." Instead it can be said that each individual contract is different from the other & contains a degree of distinctiveness even though the contracts may be on standardized forms. The reasons are not far to seek. This is because Read More...

Time and Cost Overruns in Implementation of Infrastructure Projects

Time and Cost Overruns in Implementation of Infrastructure Projects
Implementation of infrastructure projects in India has improved substantially. Although the complexity of infrastructure projects have increased but capacity to handle them efficiently is inadequate on many fronts that is why, time Read More...

bC India 2011 : Marching Towards Spectacular Success

bC India 2011 : Marching Towards Spectacular Success
The first edition of bauma-Conexpo show-bC India, an International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles - is taking place from 8 to 11 Feb Read More...

Dispute Resolution vis-a vis Project Governance

Project governance holds the key for many issues that arise in the construction field. Primarily, the delay that is caused to the project completion and the cost overrun has always been the concern of project participants and if it is a project of National importance, even the public interest is put at stake. The dispute resolution mechanism has also contributed for the further Read More...

Legalities of Construction Contracts

India has achieved a GDP growth of about 10% and desires to maintain/ accelerate it during the ongoing Five Year Plan. The main issues which need to be addressed are: (1) political will at state and central governments level, (2) evolving an equitable contract document to enable the executing authority to resolve disputes during the pendency of the contract. If this is Read More...

Database Management Software for Resource Control at Site

Site Control is a software for coordination and to control a project to meet  client's requirements in order to get the project completed on time satisfactorily and financially  meeting world-class quality standards. In fact, the software is a perfect solution for builders and construction groups to efficiently manage construction projects. Site Control has integrated Read More...

Efficacy of GFRP Wraps on Rehabilitation of HSC Columns

Efficacy of GFRP Wraps on Rehabilitation of HSC Columns
Corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete is considered to be the major cause of deterioration in civil infrastructure facilities. This article presents the results of a comprehensive experimental investigation carried out to study the effect of Glass Read More...

Impact Strength of Fibrous Ferrocement Using Round Steel Fibers

Impact Strength of Fibrous Ferrocement Using Round Steel Fibers
Water retaining and marine structures are invariably subjected to alternate drying and wetting phenomenon. Ferrocement is considered as versatile construction material and is highly suitable for a variety of Read More...

Global Warming: Causes and Effects

Global Warming: Causes and Effects
Recent news in papers gave out Agricultural Minister's statement that since farming is not economical; the farmers should do some other work also. "We have adequate foreign exchange and if required, we Read More...
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Modern Green Structures & Architecture
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Lifting & Specialized Transport
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Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

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