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Construction Technology: The need of the hour!

Construction Technology: The need of the hour!

CW is organising the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT on July 22-23, 2021, virtually to identify proven, innovative and globally established construction technologies. In the past, the construction industry has been extremely reticent in adopting technology. Prime hurdles include education among skilled labour, on-the-job training, use of manual labour instead of machines, and lack of enforceability. But...

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Smart Construction Management

Smart Construction Management

The construction industry has a massive role to play in the overall economic health of our country, and yet we are losing around 10 per cent-30 per cent of it through wastage.

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Carpet Bombing vs Surgical Strikes

Carpet Bombing vs Surgical Strikes

Some have called it a surgical strike on black money while the Supreme Court labelled it ´carpet bombing´. Yes, we are talking demonetisation, the topic of the day, and the target of this attack are black and counterfeit money.

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´Steeling´ the Show

´Steeling´ the Show

Transpiring from its once lurking domain in concrete columns, steel has offset concrete in a major way. Pre-engineered buildings are in vogue and are hogging the spotlight as the preferred alternative globally. Following the precedent set

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The New ´Steel´ Haven

The New ´Steel´ Haven

¨Rome wasn´t built in a day¨- so goes the saying. But a soaring 57-storey skyscraper in Changsa- located in the Hunan Province of South-Central China- has the marvellous feat of being accomplished within a minuscule span of 15 days

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Modular housing technology

Modular housing technology

Suroj Modular Housing is promoted by a team of young dynamic engineering professionals engaged in construction activities for nearly 25 years. From their experience in construction, they observed that construction industry needs a good hygienic and decent solution for labour housing and project offices at sites with a principle of quick to procure, easy to install and remove and at affordable cost.

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Tata Steel launches new product for construction industry

Tata Steel launches new product for construction industry

A new value added product for the construction industry is to come from Tata Steel. It is called as 'Ground Granulated BF Slag' (GGBS). Tata Steel has planned to introduce the product very soon in the country, say media reports. GGBS has been widely used in developed economies for years and of late was also getting used in major construction projects in India, a company release said.

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Recourse in a financial dry-up

Recourse in a financial dry-up

In order to execute mega specialised projects, one of the important requirements is new technology equipment. DK Vyas elaborates on the financing issues in the procurement and use of such equipment. The construction industry in India is the second largest industry after agriculture

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