L&T HMRL wins IGBC Green MRTS Certification Award
As a leader of green and clean Urban Mass Rapid Transit Systems in Hyderabad, the World’s Greenest City, L&T Hyderabad Metro Rail has been awarded IGBC Green MRTS Certification with the highest Platinum Rating under the Elevated Stations Category for its 3 additional metro stations – Durgam Cheruvu (Corridor 3, Blue Line – Nagole to Raidurg), Punjagutta and LB Nagar (both on Corridor 1, Red Line – LB Nagar to Miyapur). This was announced recently during the 3-day Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green Building Congress 2022, which was organised by the IGBC at HICC Novotel at Hi-Tech City in Hyderabad. According to MD & CEO, LTMRHL, KVB Reddy, they received the IGBC Platinum Certificate for the three stations and with this Hyderabad Metro Rail has 23 metro stations certified with the IGBC Platinum rating. This certification is part of the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) rating to encourage green concepts in the design, construction & operation of all new Rail-based MRTS projects. Commenting on this recognition, MD & CEO, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) said that they are thrilled to receive IGBC Platinum Rating for 3 additional metro stations and are grateful to IGBC for auditing the metro stations and validating their efforts to develop green infrastructure in line with commitment to providing a sustainable mode of the mass transportation system.
CICEE 2023 Spring Symposium held in Beijing
The Organizing Committee of the Changsha International Construction Equipment Exhibition (CICEE) held a Spring Symposium in Beijing. Representatives and experts from various national business associations, such as the China Construction Industry Association

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King Willem-Alexander Opens New ELEO Battery Facility
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands officially opened ELEO's new battery facility with a ceremonial unveiling using an electric excavator. The event, which took place at the Automotive Campus in Helmond, Netherlands, was attended

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Kohler celebrates 150 years of bold moves, creativity & impact
Kohler Co., a company founded in 1873, is known for its innovative products for kitchen and bath spaces, energy-efficient solutions, luxury hospitality experiences, and championship golf. The company's teams of creative designers are the driving force

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BRO to build 135-km Chushul –Demchok highway along LAC
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has recently invited bids for the construction of the 135 km long Chushul-Dungti-Fukche-Demchok highway, also known as the CDFD road along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) starting from Chushul to Demchok matching to

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NHAI floats tender for ₹952-cr Ambala RR project
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has floated a tender for the construction of a 22.5-km long stretch, which is a part of the Phase-II of the Ambala ring road project aimed at decongesting the traffic scenario in and around Ambala city

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Railway unveils elevated inter-city semi-high-speed trains
Indian Railways is planning to construct intercity elevated semi-high-speed tracks for passenger trains on popular routes such as Delhi-Jaipur, Mumbai-Pune, Bangalore-Chennai, and Delhi-Amritsar via Chandigarh. The project, which is expected to cost

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CMRL secures CRZ clearance for Metro-3 Corridor
Chennai Metro's Corridor-3 has received clearance from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change's expert appraisal committee for the construction of portions on the 45.8km route, from Madhavaram Milk Colony to Siruseri Sipcot. The

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NHAI takes over ₹500-cr Kullu-Naggar-Manali Left Bank Road project
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has taken over the construction work of double-lanning the 38-km long Kullu-Naggar-Manali left bank road from the state Public Works Department (PWD). The project, which will involve an investment

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IRB Infrastructure secures ₹909-cr road project in Tamil Nadu
IRB Infrastructure Developers has announced that it has secured a road project worth ₹909 crore in Tamil Nadu, in the southern region of the country. The company will build the project using the Hybrid Annuity Model and has received an appointed date from

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Vasavi Group unveils 8.5m sqft gated community project in Hyderabad
The Vasavi Group has launched a new gated community project in Hyderabad, named Ananda Nilayam. The project will consist of 11 towers with 33 floors each, located opposite the LB Nagar Metro Station on the outskirts of the city. The project will span

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MoRTH plans ₹2,000-cr highway upgrade in MP
The Union Transport Minister has announced the construction of a 105-km long, four-lane greenfield road from Bamitha to Satna. The project will require an investment of ₹2,000 crore. This road will greatly boost tourism in the areas surrounding Tikamgarh

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ADB approves ₹1,066-cr for JNPT terminal upgrades
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Nhava Sheva Freeport Terminal Private Limited (NSFTPL) have signed a loan agreement worth USD 131 million (equivalent to ₹1,066 crore) to upgrade the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal in Navi Mumbai

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NHAI invites bids for ₹1180.83-cr Atal Progressway in MP
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has invited bids for the construction of a four-lane, access-controlled greenfield Atal Progressway (Chambal Expressway) in the Morena district of Madhya Pradesh. The project will be executed under the

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DMRC plans pedestrian subway to improve airport accessibility
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to construct a pedestrian subway to connect the Aerocity Metro Station with the nearby Mahipalpur area, improving accessibility to Indira Gandhi International Airport. The 270-meter-long subway will pass

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Elevated road with flyovers planned to alleviate congestion on South Delhi's Ma Anandmayee Marg
The Public Works Department (PWD) in South Delhi is planning to construct an elevated road with flyovers along the Ma Anandmayee Marg, which connects Kalkaji Mandir on the Outer Ring Road to the Mehrauli-Badarpur Road at the Lal Kuan T-point. The 5.5 km-long

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Union Minister inaugurates 28 NH Projects worth Rs 6,800-cr in MP
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated 28 national highway projects worth Rs 6,800 crore in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh. The projects have a total length of 550 km. The Minister for Road Transport and Highways stated that the construction of

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MoRTH to build ₹6,000-cr OFC infra along highways
'The Union Ministry of Transport plans to invest over ₹6,000 crore to develop an Optical Fiber Cable (OFC) infrastructure along 25,000 km of national highways in the next few years. The ministry has already invited tenders for the development of OFC

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New Noida Economic Hub to be Built Along Eastern Peripheral Expressway
The Uttar Pradesh government, in partnership with the Centre, is focusing on building a new economic hub in Noida-Greater Noida, known as New Noida. This area will be located on either side of the Eastern Peripheral Expressway and will feature two

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DMRC takes over general consultancy of Jaipur Metro
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been appointed as a general consultant for the two upcoming corridors of the Jaipur Metro. The move is aimed at ensuring the quality and timely completion of the projects. DMRC has previously been

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MoRTH lines up ₹12,600-cr road infra projects in Gujarat
The Union Transport Ministry has announced a significant allocation of funds worth ₹12,600 crore for the construction of roads, bridges, and logistics parks in Gujarat. The central government will provide an additional ₹6,000 crore for the development

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