Today, images and news of under construction infrastructure projects compete for popularity with politics, cinema and cricket in the popular discourse.
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
India would require a few hundred kilometres of tunneling every year
HCC achieves tunnel boring in crucial Delhi Metro III project
Infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has successfully achieved a major breakthrough by day-lighting the tunnel on the Dwarka-Najafgarh Metro corridor.
Robbins achieves another breakthrough in Bengaluru
Robbins drives two competitor EPB machines to a milestone at Namma Metro.
On June 8, 2016, one of two 6.4 m (21.0 ft) diameter mixed-face Earth Pressure Balance (EPB) machines broke through at Namma Metro
India is one of the fastest growing markets for tunnel construction
Underground works in urban areas are the need of the hour. Mostly, all the cities in India are developing their underground metro transit systems, but Delhi is the first city to initiate this level of development and tops the chart. Phase-III of DMRC envisages 140 km of metro systems, out of which 50 km is underground.
Tunnelling into the future
Those gargantuan machines painstakingly threading their way beneath hills, roadways, mountainous terrain and beneath the ground in many of India's cities over the last few years have accomplished much
Robbins EPB surmounts Chennai Metro Challenges
On January 27, 2016, a Robbins mixed ground EPB broke through at Chennai Metro, finishing a challenging second drive that faced a full gamut of difficulties. The 1,027 m long second drive for the machine was part of Lot UAA-01 on Line 1 of the city
Hi-tech in infra
India has only recently begun to focus on the growth of its infrastructure. There is still a long way to go in adopting the latest and best technologies for their design, construction and management.
India is way behind other emerging markets in using TBMs
India needs sustainable, efficient, economical, and environmentally friendly infrastructure to reduce environmental impact, enhance visual impact, and minimize surface disturbance.