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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.

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The Year in Infrastructure 2017

The Year in Infrastructure 2017

With more than 1,500 delegates and channel partners, 130 visiting journalists from 28 countries, showcase of more than 50 projects and countless announcements and sessions, the larger-than-life expo by Bentley Systems, was an exhilarating experience.

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Siemens to implement frequency control technology for NTPC Dadri

Siemens to implement frequency control technology for NTPC Dadri

Siemens Ltd has commissioned IndiaÂ’s first condensate throttling-based Primary Frequency Control Solution at National Capital Power Station (NCPS), NTPC Dadri (Stage 2, Unit 6). Condensate throttling, based on SiemensÂ’ SPPA-P3000 Frequency Control Solution, is used for immediate generation of additional power for frequency control.

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We must achieve our long-term goals

We must achieve our long-term goals

In an exclusive interview, Nadir Patel, High Commissioner, Government of Canada, expressed his views on how experienced Indian companies can pitch in and formulate joint ventures with Canadian companies to take advantage of Canada's billion dollar infrastructure programme.

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Smart Cities Will Emerge as Major Big Data Hubs

Smart Cities Will Emerge as Major Big Data Hubs

Most large-scale infrastructure projects today are increasingly going the public-private-partnership (PPP) way. Technology and governance are key enablers in shaping the way forward for PPPs, while data-driven outcomes are critical because these projects need to generate value-for-money, be innovative and attain operational efficiency in a defined time frame.

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ASCE infrastructure conference in India

ASCE infrastructure conference in India

By the end of the last century, the world transitioned from predominantly rural to equal rural-urban living. Many estimates predict that by year 2050 two-thirds of the world's population will live in cities due to the ever-increasing rural to urban migration.

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DMRL, JSHL sign licensing agreement for transfer of technology

DMRL, JSHL sign licensing agreement for transfer of technology

Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, a premier research laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL) have signed a licensing agreement for transfer of technology of High Nitrogen Steel (HNS) for armour applications.