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Steady Ascent

With swelling passenger traffic at airports, the onus of their transportation falls solely on elevator & escalator companies, who are innovating to deliver. BY Mitalee Kurdekar According to the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation’s recent report, airport construction projects in India account for just 1% in terms of value of airport development works that are underway around the world. Aviation experts say ...

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Profitable Interruptions

As much as anybody would like to say, generators are here to stay as long as power outages continue. BY Jayashree Mendes If you are riding along the country’s highways, crossing states and passing villages you are bound to see shops and houses dotted with a ubiquitous diesel generator that will roar to life once every few hours. Not only do they light up the particular shop or house, but neighbouring shops ...

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Innovations in Coating Industry

Amit Hemrajani, director, MJ Coaters Pvt. Ltd, explains how the coating industry has evolved and the superior products the company has on offer. What is the metal finishing contribution in Indian architectural coating scenario? In the 1950s, metal finishing was established for liquid painting with primer and epoxy finish coat systems. This process involved a lot of material wastages during coating, drying, ...

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Stage Effects

There are a wide range of products and technologies available to achieve high-performance systems. Façades play multiple roles such as aesthetics, day lighting quality, visual connection, thermal comfort, acoustic performance, and energy related performance. In such a scenario, it is but natural that the materials used and the way façades are created receive much attention in terms of research & develop ...

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Route to prosperity

State agencies are seeking quality construction of roads, which necessitate the use of latest technology. Over the last two years, India has been building roads and highways at breakneck speed. This is a far cry from the days in 2013-14 when the rate of construction was a mere 15.7km/day. Today, going by official figures, construction of highways is a little more than 20km/day and, if all goes well, it is l ...

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Winds of change

The mantle has fallen on SN Subrahmanyan, deputy MD & president, Larsen & Toubro, to lead the infra giant, and meet its ambitious targets. If one were to play a word association game using economic indicator as the words, then a lot of people would probably associate Larsen & Toubro with ‘bellwether’. As a beacon of accomplishment and integrity, the conglomerate operates in businesses such as en ...

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The great convergence

Sany India has forayed into new segments of equipment last few years, and has firmed plans to grow by leaps and bounds. BY Jayashree Mendes When a construction equipment (CE) manufacturer announces that they have rolled out the 1,000th excavator and 1,001st transit mixer machine from a single plant alone in a short span of nine months, and this at a time when the CE market has not been kind to equipment mak ...

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Gaining sparkle

Varun Manian, MD, Radiance Realty, has a number of ventures lined up for the long run. Early this year, you announced plans to scale up operations and diversify into utility-scale renewable energy projects. Could you tell us more details about that? In the next few months, we are planning to scale up our operations quite rapidly. In fact, we are hoping to launch half a million square feet in Chennai within ...

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The Metal with Mettle

Despite being tagged element number 13, aluminium is proving to be lucky for the construction industry, given its multiple uses. BY Mitalee Kurdekar Look at the fast changing skyline of our cities and one clearly notices the contribution made by aluminium, be it small structures or tall skyscrapers. Whether it is glass facades or internal skeletons, most of them rest on aluminium frameworks, right from door ...

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Made to Batch

RMC mixers and batching plants are taking on customised roles to suit varied and ever-changing industry needs. BY Mitalee Kurdekar Concrete is omnipresent in our built environment – be it in buildings, roads, bridges, railways, or dams. Well-mixed, cohesive concrete having a high strength and durability are key requirements for the construction sector and something that users are always looking for. Yet, us ...

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