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Rs. 410-bn Great Nicobar Island transhipment port project invites EOI

Rs. 410-bn Great Nicobar Island transhipment port project invites EOI

Proposed port will have handling capacity of 16 mn containers per year The Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways would soon invite expressions of interest (EOI) from interested parties for an international transhipment port project to be built at Great Nicobar Island in the Bay of Bengal. The project is anticipated to cost Rs. 410...

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Metro Rail needs a separate ministry: Dr E Sreedharan

Metro Rail needs a separate ministry: Dr E Sreedharan

Metro Rail experts meet in Mumbai at the METRO RAIL CONFERENCE 2023 organised by FIRST Construction Council on January 20, 2023 The ‘Metro Man of India’ Padma Vibhushan Dr E Sreedharan recommended a sustainable future model for the Indian metro claiming that, “The investment for metro projects in our country is meagre. Metro rail still is not being treated...

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The entire masterplan of MET Smart City is ready in advance

The entire masterplan of MET Smart City is ready in advance

SV GOYAL, CEO, Model Economic Township Ltd shares the success story… Reliance Industries Limited, through its subsidiary Reliance Ventures Limited is on the verge of creating history with its iconic gold-rated integrated industrial township; namely, Model Economic Township or MET City in Jhajjar, Haryana. The man standing tall against all adversities right from the inception, SV...

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Technologies Empowering the Right Pace of Road Construction

Technologies Empowering the Right Pace of Road Construction

Road sector is adopting and implementing innovative technologies. The road sector is seeing adoption and implementation of innovative technologies with durable roads being a priority. In order to bear the increasing traffic load, and overcome various challenges, the sector will have to develop new materials, processes and technologies to set the right pace of construction....

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Early completion of package-2 is a vindication of our engineering capabilities

Early completion of package-2 is a vindication of our engineering capabilities

–         R Anantakumar, Director (Ops) & Urban Infra BU Head, Afcons Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg or Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway Project is a major step towards realising the Prime Minister’s vision of improved connectivity and infrastructure across the country. The 701 km expressway being built at a cost of about INR 55,000 crore...

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India is going to be a growth driver for the world in coming decades

India is going to be a growth driver for the world in coming decades

An inspiring interview with Amit Banerjee, CMD, BEML Being at the forefront of India’s leading construction equipment manufacturer, Amit Banerjee, Chairman & Managing Director, BEML strongly believes that much of the growth in the next 25 years will come from infrastructure development in the country, and goes on to claim that BEML is in the...

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Today the road sector is much more mature and robust

Today the road sector is much more mature and robust

A candid interview with experienced financier PR Jaishankar, MD, IIFCL PR Jaishankar, MD, India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd. (IIFCL), an experienced financier helming the infrastructure financing affairs, shares his deep thoughts on the latest progress, the pace of road development, new strategies carried out by IIFCL to speed up the infra projects, and much more from...

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Improving Pace of Road Construction

Improving Pace of Road Construction

India is accelerating in terms of road construction, but is it enough? Roads have forever been an integral part of the infrastructure for any country, as it drives the efficiency of transportation, and India, being the second largest road network in the world, is scaling new heights in getting richer in road construction. Click here...

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Nagpur Metro Project Phase 1

Nagpur Metro Project Phase 1

A case-study depicting Afcons’ expertise into metro rail construction. A rapid and green transit network is at the heart of Nagpur’s transformation into a smart city. In a bid to give the city its first metro service, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd commissioned the 41.7 km Nagpur Metro Project Phase 1, with Afcons as one...