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Paul Wallett, Regional Director, Trimble Solutions: BIM has become the preferred modelling approach

Paul Wallett, Regional Director, Trimble Solutions: BIM has become the preferred modelling approach

Subscription model will make technology adoption accessible. India’s infrastructure sector is witnessing huge development, especially after the Indian government’s intense focus on modernising the nation’s infrastructure across various sectors such as airports, railways, roads, and smart cities. Ambitious infrastructure projects have given a humongous opportunity to this sector. In Union Budget 2021, the government has...

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Digital transformation of India’s Maritime industry

Digital transformation of India’s Maritime industry

The maritime industry is undergoing a technological revolution Digital disruption is happening, and we are seeing every sector adopting it gradually. The pandemic has created the opportunity and brought technology to the centre stage. With Covid 19 pandemic, companies realised that it was necessary to adapt the changes and transform itself. The maritime industry is...

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Siddhartha Dey, Sr VP, Head Projects, Adani Airport: AI is the biggest technology in demand

Siddhartha Dey, Sr VP, Head Projects, Adani Airport: AI is the biggest technology in demand

India’s airports are moving in the right direction, using technologies like AI and BIM to increase automation.Touchless systems at the entry, security check-in systems, seamless boarding services, world-class architectural designs at the international terminals are some of the major changes Indian aviation industry is witnessing. And technology has played a big role in the success...

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3D Printing to Add Muscle to ‘Housing for All’ Programme’

3D Printing to Add Muscle to ‘Housing for All’ Programme’

In an exclusive interaction, MV Satish, Whole Time Director & Senior Executive Vice President Buildings, L&T Construction told INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY that the technology is likely to play an important role in delivering on the country’s ambitious target of 60 million new dwellings under the ‘Housing for All’ programme. Infrastructure companies are looking at cutting-edge technologies...

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3D Printing to Add Muscle to ‘Housing for All’ Programme

3D Printing to Add Muscle to ‘Housing for All’ Programme

The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting world’s largest lockdown last year by India have also led to infrastructure companies looking at cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing to enhance efficiencies and drive down input costs. In an exclusive interaction, MV Satish, Whole Time Director & Senior Executive Vice President Buildings, L&T Construction told INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY that the technology...

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Need to develop 700 km of metro rail lines annually to meet future growth

Need to develop 700 km of metro rail lines annually to meet future growth

With Indian cities emerging as the key drivers of economic growth, attention also needs to be paid to developing a robust public transportation system in them, observes Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs. Puri made these observations at a panel discussion moderated by Pratap Padode, Editor-in-Chief, CONSTRUCTION WORLD, and Aashish Chandorkar, Columnist,...

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The Bailout Plan

The Bailout Plan

Is the Indian Railways chugging towards a gargantuan bailout? Startling as it may sound, the question is within the realms of plausibility given the lumbering behemoth's financials.

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Private investment will fructify with structural changes

Private investment will fructify with structural changes

Our outperformance is the result of the amalgamation of high product quality, high-intensive technology, strategic flexibility and organisational responsiveness. In uncertain times there are sudden shifts in demands, making it necessary for product-cum-service providers like us to respond to the changing design and testing compliances with increasing speeds.

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PPPs Get Rolling in Railways

PPPs Get Rolling in Railways

Investment opportunity stems from efforts of making rolling stock safer, faster and more efficient. The thrust on electrification is expected to give a spurt to electric locomotives, bringing down the fuel bill significantly, even as increasing investment in higher horse power locomotives will support longer rakes.

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Making buildings energy-efficient

Making buildings energy-efficient

We all know that everything from sunlight, the wind, ambient temperature, air quality, humidity and time of sunrise/sunset to the topography of a commercial building invariably affect how we use heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) system and lighting.