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The government may join hands with private companies to operate electric buses in cities

The government may soon start operating electric buses in partnership with private players as it looks to improve public transport and reduce pollution. ...

Navi Mumbai Airport's phase I construction may cost 50% more

The construction cost of phase I of Navi Mumbai Airport is expected to go up by nearly 50 per cent.The cost is eelevated to Rs 13,562 crore from earlier projected cost of Rs 9,600 crore. ...

Thyssenkrupp bags USD 115 million contract for power projects in UP.

Thyssenkrupp has bagged a contract worth around USD 115 million from Doosan Power Systems India (DPSI) to supply material handling plants for two thermal power projects in Uttar Pradesh. ...

44,000 crore freight corridor on the east coast in action

The Indian Railways plans to invest 44,000 crores to build a 1,100-km greenfield freight corridor on the east coast connecting Kharagpur in West Bengal with Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh. ...

Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line to be one of the highest in the world.

One of the four crucial rail lines that the Indian Railways is building to fortify India's border with China is the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line. At the height of 3,000 mts, it would not only offer some of the ...

Indian Railways to install plastic bottle crushing m/c. at 2,000 Railway stations

Indian Railways is installing plastic bottle crushing machines at 2,000 stations across the country. ...

Railways incurs Rs 4000 crore loss in three years by running Mumbai locals.

Amidst a major push for expansion of the suburban Mumbai rail network in the Union Budget, the government has informed Parliament that the national transporter has incurred a loss of more than Rs 4,000 crore in ...

RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED announces strategic investment in embibe to form India’s largest artificial intelligence (ai) based education platform

Reliance Industries Limited (“RIL”) today executed definitive agreements to acquire majority shareholding constituting 72.69% (on fully diluted basis) from existing investors of Indiavidual Learning Pvt Ltd ...

Gas

IL&FS Engineering Services Wins Rs. 129.66 Cr Pipeline Laying Contract

Hyderabad: IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited (IL&FS Engineering Services) has received a Fax of Acceptance (FOA) from Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) for Laying and Construction of Steel ...

World's leading specialty materials manufacturer and a Euro 14.1 Bn company. Waste gas to raw material

Mr. Ajay Durrani Managing Director and Senior Country Representative - Indian Sub Continent, Covetsro India Pvt. Ltd. ...

13 SEZ developers, units seek more time to implement projects.

As many as 13 SEZ developers and units have sought more time from the commerce ministry to implement their projects. ...

SYNERGY INNOVATE

Paradigm Shift: Blockchain Set to Revolutionise Real Estate & Construction Industry ...

Schwing Stetter India wins Infrastructure Icon Award at the “Navabharat Infrastructure Conclave & Awards 2018”

Schwing Stetter India, one of India's leading concrete equipment manufacturers were the proud recipient of the Infrastructure Icon Award at the recently conducted “Navabharat Infrastructure Conclave & Awards ...

Gujarat Dy. Chief Minister Mr. Nitin Patel inaugurates latest production facility of Apollo Inffratech's newly formed JV ApolloZenith Concrete Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Well-known concrete solutions provider from Gujarat, Apollo Inffratech Group kicked off its 10th anniversary celebration with the grand inauguration ceremony of its new production facility of newly formed joint ...

6th Annual Economic Times Infra Focus Summit to focus on the Theme ‘Transition towards Futuristic and Resilient Infrastructure’, to be held on September 27th 2018 at New Delhi

As India travels on a trajectory poised to become the world’s third largest economy by 2050, its infrastructure needs to be upgraded to meet modern-day demands. The quantum of this investment is staggering, I ...

Multi-pronged action plan to boost infrastructure in ports in the country

The two-day annual port sector review meeting held at Vishakhapatnam chaired underUnion Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari came out with a multi-pronged action plan to not only boost infrastructure in major port ...

Centre proposes major port at Vadarevu in A.P.

Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari has mentioned that the Centre plans to build a port at Vadarevu in Andhra Pradesh's Praksam district, even as the state government insists that the port be developed in Ne ...

Govt announces ?10,000-crore connectivity plan for NE states.

The Centre has announced a mega investment and connectivity programme for the northeastern states, entailing inflow of nearly Rs 10,000 crore through over 400 programmes expected to be rolled out in the next fo ...

343 Infra Projects show cost overrun of Rs 2.23 Lakh Cr .

As many as 343 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or above, have shown cost overrun of Rs 2.23 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, a report said. ...

BRICS bank approves USD 525-million loan for infra projects in M.P.

The New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries has approved a USD 525-million loan to Madhya Pradesh for infrastructure projects, according to an issued statement. ...

Lakshadeep Pvt Ltd becomes top bidder for Jaypee Infratech.

Lakshadeep Pvt Ltd has emerged as the front-runner to acquire Jaypee Infratech with a bid of around Rs 7,350 crore. This offer, however, is way lower than what the real estate developer had proposed to lenders ...

NHAI invites bids to lease out eight national highways for 30 years.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has invited bids for leasing out eight operational national highways to private parties for the collection of toll and maintenance of stretches for a period of 30 yea ...

NHAI suffers Rs 400 cr loss on non-recovery of damages from builders. A CAG Report

According to government CAG auditor, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) suffered losses of about Rs 400 crore on various counts including undue favour to developers by not recovering damages for projec ...

Land acquisition rule for highways may be eased.

The government is considering easing the mandatory 80% land acquisition condition before highways construction can start to speed up road building and start more projects. ...

Road ministry steps up raising funds to meet the revised targets

The road transport and highways ministry has stepped up its fundraising efforts to meet its enhanced construction targets. ...

SDLG's new head of business in India targets market share growth for wheel loaders and motor graders

SDLG wheel loader sales increased by more than 60% in India as the company built a reputation for producing cost-effective construction equipment that is reliable and simple to operate. While motor graders cons ...

Escorts Ltd Appoints Nikhil Nanda as Chairman and Managing Director

The Board of Directors of Escorts Limited, India's leading engineering conglomerate manufacturing agri-machinery, construction and railway equipment, today appointed Mr Nikhil Nanda as the Chairman and Managing ...

CASE celebrates 175 years of serving construction businesses with effective solutions

CASE celebrates 175 years of serving construction businesses with effective solutions ...

Three new Liebherr mobile cranes for Gruas Leman

From left to right: Georg Reinbold (Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH), Angel Malo, Samuel Molero,Emilio Molero (and three from Gruas Leman), Tobias Böhler, Antonio Calamonte (both from Liebherr Ibérica, S.L.) ...

SANY Transit Concrete Mixers, a preferred equipment by Pune's leading M.P.Group

SANY India, a leading manufacturer of construction, heavy machinery and renewable equipment today announced handover of 6 Transit Concrete Mixers to one of the major business house in Pune, M.P. Group. SANY Ind ...

Superior Volvo performance makes Central Sulawesi more accessible

Central Sulawesi in Indonesia will soon be much easier to reach thanks to a runway extension at Morowali Airport. A fleet of Volvo´s heavy-duty excavator EC210D is deployed for the runway ground work but als ...

JCB India Ltd. supports Kerala with a package of Rs. One Crore for relief and rebuilding work

JCB India contributes towards rebuilding Kerala, handing over the cheque to Hon'ble Minister E.P Jayarajan. ...

Latest Technology for Corrosion Protection of Aboveground Storage Tanks Tank Brigade Divison at iTanks 2017!

Latest Technology for Corrosion Protection of Aboveground Storage Tanks Tank Brigade Divison at iTanks 2017! ...

LNG still at the forefront of Japan's energy future

Mitsui & Co. sees LNG continuing to play a key role in supplying Japanese energy needs. ...

Covestro products #Push Boundaries at PU Tech 2017

Will host a live 3D printing demonstration every day with its innovative materials, Run an Elite Speakers Forum on Innovation and highlight its DIY home construction panels ...