Pratap Padode, Founder, FIRST Construction Council, supports Dr E Sreedharan’s suggestion that outlay for metro projects is woefully short Padma Vibhushan Dr E Sreedharan captivated the 150-plus audience at the Metro Rail Conference in Mumbai. He shared his learnings and recommended a course of action for the Government which he asked the FIRST Construction Council and Construction...
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
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
Metro neglect will cost us dear
Maha govt approves underground Metro rail from Swargate to Katraj
The Maha-Metro is executing the Pune Metro rail project
L&T Construction wins new transportation infra contracts
The railways strategic business group of L&T Construction’s transportation infrastructure business has secured an order from Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (UPMRCL).
We tend to thrive in volatile environments
We have been in business for nine years; our 10th year anniversary is in July. We always found that economic environments that are increasing or contracting are best for us. I might say it in another way. We tend to thrive in volatile environments where organizations are required to be ready for change.
The Union Budget has a progressive outlook
The Union Budget for fiscal 2018 has a progressive outlook and encourages investments with initiatives like affordable housing being given infrastructure status to avail new funding avenues. The Budget has expanded the scope for the capital and bond markets.
Recovery from demonetisation is a foregone conclusion
There is definitely going be a short-term impact of demonetisation on the industry. The November 2016 sales of two-wheelers, four-wheelers and the automotive industry in general has taken a beating.
State of the Smart
Urban planners are developing seamlessly integrated transportation services, while also according ease of travel options for commuters without the routine hassles of congestion, delays and lack of intermodal connectivity.
Maharashtra plans Metro from Jogeshwari to Vikhroli
With four Metro projects reaching either the stage of execution or tendering, the state government will take up another Metro line - Jogeshwari to Vikhroli (Metro-6) - to connect the east-west corridor. The estimated cost of this project is around Rs.4,000 crore.
Metro Rail – A watershed year for metro?
The unfolding year is expected to usher in a number of positive developments in the sector. The onus now is on effective execution. With a number of metro projects lined up for construction or operational launch in 2016
IL&FS bags Rs.375-cr metro contract
IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has bagged a Rs.374.64 crore project from Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) for construction of viaduct corridor.