India’s First Ever Highway Capacity Manual
The Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari released India’s first ever Highway Capacity Manual in New Delhi today.
Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway Back on Track
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has invited technical and financial bids from shortlisted contractors by end of March for the Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, putting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ dream project back on track. Officials claim that more than 60% of the land acquisition for the project is complete.
Eastern E-Way To Open In March
The first leg of 14-lane highway between Nizamuddin Bridge and Delhi-Ghaziabad border and the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) is set to open in mid-March 2018.
Metro Coaches To Be Made In India
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is implementing Andheri East–Dahisar East Metro-7 corridor, Dahisar- DN Nagar Metro-2A corridor, and DN Nagar-Mandale Metro-2B corridor in Mumbai, funds for procuring systems and coaches will come from ADB.
Signature Bridge Trial Run Likely on May 2018
The hang up Signature Bridge will soon be open to public. Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), which is constructing the bridge, plans to start the trial run by mid-May 2018.
India-Britain MoU To Improve Transport System And Passenger Service
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between India and Britain to improve public transport system and passenger services.
Mumbai Suburban Network Enhancement To Cost ` 40,000 Cr.
Finance minister has informed in his budget speech about revamping Mumbai suburban rail network.
Five Highways Projects Worth ` 5632 Cr. Inaugurated
Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation laid foundation stone for 137 km of highways projects worth Rs 5632 crore around Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
Government Planning About 3,000 km Of Expressways
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Bharatmala Programme under which expressway projects of aggregate length 1,837 km would be developed.
` 36,290 Cr. Ring Roads Developments Programme
The Centre is planning to develop ring roads in 28 major cities, including Lucknow, Bengaluru, Ranchi, Patna, Srinagar and Udaipur, at an estimated cost of Rs 36,290 crore.
Pioneer of Low-Cost Sustainable Bridges In Remote Areas Gets Padmashri
Girish Bhardwaj of suspension bridge fame (Social Work) has been awarded Padma Shri, the man who built bridges into people’s heart by providing rural connectivity through his suspension foot bridges.
Neelesh Kumar Shah Appointed as NBCC Director
Shri Neelesh Kumar Shah,who was Sr. Executive Director (Engg.) with NBCC, has been appointed Director (Projects) of the Company by the Government of India.
L&T Bags Orders Worth ` 2,275 Cr.
Industrial conglomerate Larsen and Toubro's construction arm has bagged orders worth Rs 2,275 crore across various business segments.
Repair of Iconic Saraighat Bridge Carried Out in Record Time
As many as 336 structural steel members called stringers of the iconic Saraighat Bridge over the River Brahmaputra have been replaced in a duration of just eight and half months.
Tata Steel Expects ` 1,000 Cr. Revenue By 2021 From Home Solutions
Tata Steel is looking at Rs.1,000-crore revenue over the next three years from its home solutions business. ”Our revenue from retail interior steel home solutions in the current fiscal will be about Rs 200 crore.
RInfra Wins ` 8.82 Billion Project For Six-Laning In NH-2 Section
Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Infrastructure Ltd received a Letter of Award (LOA) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for Rs 8.82 billion on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis.
Hitachi Lift India to Exhibit Latest Technology at International Expo
Hitachi Building Systems, which operates elevator and escalator business in Japan, Asia and Middle East, and Hitachi Lift India Pvt. Ltd., a sales and service company of elevator and escalator in India, announced that they will exhibit Hitachi’s latest technology, safety and comfort of their elevators and escalators
Assam’s Jogighopa Turns India’s New Gateway
Jogighopa, a small town in Assam, is set to become India’s gateway to South-East Asia as well as the rest of the North-East with the road ministry gearing up to develop a multimodal logistics park (MMLP) there with road, rail, waterways and air transport facilities.
Gammon Infrastructure Secures ` 577 Cr. Project
Gammon Infrastructure Projects announced that the company in consortium of Gammon Engineers And Contractors has received a letter of award from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the project to undertake ‘Rehabilitation and Upgrading of existing 2-lane to 4-lane standards from Duburi to Chandikhole Section of NH 200 (New NH 53) from km. 388.376 to km 428.074 in the State of Odisha Under NHDP Phase - III on EPC Mode.
Expressway Projects Under Construction
The Govt. of India had approved a plan for constructing 1000 km of Expressways under NHDP Phase-VI at the cost of Rs. 16,680 crores on DBFOT basis.
Time-Line and Funds for Polavaram Project
The approved cost of the Polavaram Project in Andhra Pradesh is Rs. 16010.45 crore at 2010-11 price level.
BIM Technology For Efficient Design Of Chinese Railway
The Dali to Ruili railway is a single-track passenger and freight railway being constructed at a total cost of CNY 25.7 billion in the Yunnan province of Southwest China. The China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co. Ltd., established as a subsidiary to China Railway Group Limited in 1952, is responsible for design and 3D modelling of the 330km project.
Oklahoma Prepares For Its Largest Ever Bridge Move & Installation
Construction of two 45-foot-tall bridge structures began in June 2017 in the right-of-way along the I-235/I-44 interchange project.
Deere Unveils Redesigned 344L Loader
Articulation Plus, first introduced in the company’s K Series, combines an articulated frame with rear-wheel steer, a feature Deere says gives the 344L a host of benefits, including 6 per cent more full-turn tip, 15 per cent tighter turning radius, improved stability and additional lift capacity.
Hyundai Brings 360-Degree Camera System To HL900-Series Loaders
At World of Concrete in Las Vegas, Hyundai Construction Equipment presents its All-Around View Monitoring system to its HL900-series wheel loaders.
SDLG Motor Graders For Malaysian Road Construction
Manitowoc Construction Company Pembinaan Nescaya is using SDLG G9138 and G9190 motor graders to build a 11.4 km road that will provide access into the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex in the state of Johor.
Kubota Introduces 2 New Compact Excavators
During the World of Concrete 2018 show in Las Vegas, Kubota unveiled two new mini excavators in a three-ton model, the KX033-4 with extendable dipper arm, and a tight tail swing model, the U27-4.
Manitowoc Brings Its Newest Class Of Tower Cranes To Intermat 2018
Manitowoc Cranes will have a sizeable presence at Intermat 2018 in Paris, France, showcasing two new tower cranes alongside a wide range of comprehensive support services.
Liebherr Debuts 50 M5 XXT Concrete Pump Truck
At the World of Concrete Liebherr showed for the first time its new 50-metre truck-mounted concrete pump, the 50 M5 XXT. The pump truck’s five section boom reaches to 161 feet vertically and 146 feet horizontally.
Komatsu Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Commercial Deployment Of Autonomous Haulage System
Over 100 trucks with the Autonomous Haulage System operate in Australia, North and South America, and Komatsu plans to accelerate its pace of deployment.
Bauer Executes Foundation Works For Office Complex In St. Petersburg
In 2013, OOO BAUER Technologie already installed the foundation piles for the Lakhta Tower in St. Petersburg. Last year, the Russian subsidiary of BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH also carried out the foundation work for further building sections at the neighbouring Lakhta Centre.