The construction arm of Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) to services multinational, Larsen & Toubro has secured a large contract to construct the country’s longest road bridge across River Brahmaputra.
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
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
Govt successfully bids out 29 coal blocks for commercial mining
Power Grid Corporation board to raise Rs 900 cr via bonds
L&T Construction Wins Contract to Build India’s Longest River Bridge
A Tidal Wave in the works!
As the stance of governance is hardening, institutions standing on weak or corroded legs, are stumbling and crumbling. After the case of corrosion of ethics in ICICI, the IL&FS too seems to have bloodied its nose by first becoming a messiah to MaytasInfra (the Satyam scam fall out) in 2009 and then several unrelated forays.
Funding Not a Constraint for Road Building Programmes
In an exclusive interview to INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY, Debjani Chakrabarti, Director Highways, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) elucidates some of the key funding strategies being utilised by India as a part of the country's ambitious Rs 7 trillion roads building programme.
NHIDCL-NSDC to train over a 1,000 people under PMKVY
Construction workers in the North Eastern states are being trained to handle equipment used in the construction sector under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).
NHAI eyeing 5,000-5,200 km of projects by the end of fiscal
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) plans to award 10-15 per cent more projects this year compared to FY16, said Yudhvir Singh Malik, Chairman of NHAI. Malik said he is looking at awarding closer to 5,000-5,200 kilometres of projects by the end of the fiscal year.
Three-day convention inaugurated on innovations in Green Highways
A three-day workshop on National Convention on Innovations in Green Highways has been inaugurated in the capital. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Mansukh Lal Mandavia said that there would be a greater success in greening highways if the local farmers are also involved. The farmers if involved in plantation, maintenance, and protection would give them a sense of responsibility and ownership.
Gadkari tells highway engineers to eliminate accident spots
Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is committed to reduce the number of road accidents by 50 per cent in the next two years and is employing various measures to achieve this objective.
Ashoka Buildcon, Bhartia Infra consortium bags road project
Ashoka Buildcon Ltd along with Bhartia Infra Projects Limited (consortium) had bid for the project viz. two laning of Pasighat - Mariyang - Yingkiang (NH 513) from Singer river to Sijon river section 19.880 km to 43.257 km (length 23.777 km) in Arunachal Pradesh under Arunachal Pradesh package of SARDP-NE on EPC basis issued by National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL).
Land acquisition and MOEF clearances have held up projects
Roads and highways sector has observed a significant growth over the past few years compared to the other heavy civil engineering sectors such as power and water. The growth has come, especially in the EPC mode of the business, whereas PPP and annuity based projects have also witnessed a few bids.