Infrastructure Today

Residential real estate demand infused by upcoming infra projects

As the centre promised Rs 102 lakh cr infusion in infrastructure over the next five years and states push project completion to get the economy back on rails, new localities across cities see a fresh interest from end user buyers. Good planning and research can help maximise these gains, says E Jayashree Kurup. “Infrastructure and real estate are married.” A dramatic statement by Niranjan..

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Cement

Sanjay Joshi, Chief Manufacturing Officer: All plants at Nuvoco are using fly ash

Though government agencies are regularly updating the guidelines for the usage of alternative materials in manufacturing cement, there is a need for a tracking system that can balance the generation, demand, and supply equilibrium, feels Sanjay Joshi, Chief Manufacturing Officer, Nuvoco Vistas Corp. LtdUsage of supplementary cementing materials by cement plants is increasing due to various advanta..

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Equipment India

Sachdeva of CERA: Mobile cranes with latest tech will be in demand

Interview with Satin Sachdeva, Founder & Secretary General, CERA How is mobile and heavy duty mobile cranes market progressing in India? Which projects are major demand drivers? The scenario in India is encouraging due to two reasons – first, the paradigm shift towards buying new cranes from importing used cranes; second, the increase in use of heavy duty mobile crane in construction..

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Cement

Naveen K. Sharma, Director, Udaipur Cement: Achieving TSR of 15% by 2030

Udaipur Cement Works (UCWL) has been striving to increase its Thermal Substitution Rate (TSR) through the continuous use of alternative fuels. The company is targeting to achieve the TSR of 15 per cent by 2030 with a total investment of about Rs 27 crore. Below is the excerpt of interview with Naveen Kumar Sharma, Whole-time Director, Udaipur Cement Works (UCWL). Cement industry alone is responsi..

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Infrastructure Today

Digital transformation of India’s Maritime industry

The maritime industry is undergoing a technological revolution. This age-old industry which, till the last decade, was cautious in harnessing new technologies, has now taken up all-round modernisation with a vengeance, writes Capt. Rahul Bhargava, Chief Operating Officer, Essar Shipping The Indian maritime industry is considered the engine of economic development. However, the COVID- 19 outbre..

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Equipment

Industry in India is growing to deploy modern machines: R Paintal

Rupinder Paintal, Director – Market Development, ExxonMobil Lubricants, speaks on changing trends in steel industry. The pandemic has caused widespread disruption across small and large industries alike. In this context, how do you perceive the changing trends in the steel industry? The Indian steel industry had been expanding till March 2020 with its Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) o..

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