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....
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
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NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Government to fund green energy conversion of state-run refineries
Powergrid will issue bonds to raise up to Rs 9 billion
Domestic aluminum players need to invest to meet net0 target
Ahmedabad leads the way in solar energy use with 34,794 users
MAY 2023: Subansiri Lower hydroelectric project
Govt floats tender to procure gas-based plants
US federal agency funds methane capture project India
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Power Grid Corporation board to raise Rs 900 cr via bonds
India soon to have smart power transmission systems
Technologies Empowering the Right Pace of Road Construction
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...
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...
Where are the orders?
Data from the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) showed that only 4,766 km of the targeted 12,000 km of highways for FY23 had been built from April to November. Pratap Padode, Editor-in-Chief, Construction World worries as we step into 2023… Highway construction this year is even slower than 2020 – the first year of the...
A Seamless Movement of People, Goods and Services
Various expressways are already under construction, says Kiran Shetty Since the announcement of master plan, the humdrum of the wheels of industry and manufacturing sector are resounding across India’s corridors, as they move with renewed spirit. Plan to develop 22 Greenfield Expressways is underway with various expressways already under construction, says Kiran Shetty, CEO, Conserve...
Morbi Collapse: A Commoner’s Perspective!
The recently collapsed suspension bridge in Morbi was erected a century back, during the British era, a period that gave us numerous infrastructural edifices that still stands strong in many cases. After enduring the load of the locals for all these years, the government officials eventually decided to refurbish this bridge and in March 2022...
Gadkari to lay foundation stone for many highway works
Gadkari to relaunch widening work for NH 75 after 6 years As National Highway infrastructure in coastal Karnataka continues to stay terrible despite BJP’s claim of having double engine governments for development in Karnataka, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will be in Mangaluru on Monday to lay the foundation stone for many highway works, comprising...
Talasani inaugurates last down ramp of PVNR Expressway
The last down ramp of 195 m was developed at over Rs 9 crore The Minister of Animal Husbandry, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, at the inauguration of the last down ramp of P V Narasimha Rao (PVNR) Expressway at Laxmi Nagar, Hyderabad, said that the state government is prioritising basic facilities like roads, flyovers, underpasses, and...
7th India Construction Festival takes off with focus on tech
The most-awaited 7th India Construction Festival, organised by infrastructure think-tank, FIRST Construction Council & ASAPP Info Global Group, has commenced in Mumbai. The most-awaited 7th India Construction Festival, organised by infrastructure think-tank, FIRST Construction Council & ASAPP Info Global Group, has commenced in Mumbai. During the course of the day, ICF will be hosting three...
Bentley Systems announces the finalists Going Digital Awards in infrastructure
The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley software. Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, announced the finalists for the 2021 Going Digital Awards in infrastructure. The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley software users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. A 16 independent jury...