Infrastructure Today

India Unveils New Version of Water Resources Information System

The Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS) has launched a new version of the India Water Resources Information System (India-WRIS) with new functionalities and features. Open to the public, and accessible through the web portal www.indiawris.gov.in, this portal contains information related to water resources through dashboards for rainfall, water levels and discharge of rivers, water bodies, groundwater le..

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Equipment

ACE ties up with Doosan for premium MHE

Action Construction Equipment (ACE), India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company and the largest crane manufacturing company in the world, has joined hands with Doosan Corporation, a Korean multinational conglomerate, to represent their ‘Industrial Vehicle’- MHE Segment in India. This is a strategic move for both the partners to secure a majority market..

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Equipment India

Mining Equipment: Emerging Opportunities

Mining sector in India, especially the coal mining, is in the news these days after the government introduced policy reforms in mineral mining and commercial coal mining in the country. The government has also released notifications on the announced policy initiatives. The Coal Ministry has already taken initiatives to re-visit old laws with an aim to improve efficiency, ease of doing business and..

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Cement

How Indian cement companies can manage the impact of COVID-19

The Indian cement industry has been hit hard by the lockdown with operations severely disrupted and demand collapsing. Companies can mitigate the impact and build a road to resurgence by thinking and acting along three time horizons. The spread of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown across India has created an unparalleled crisis for the Indian cement industry. Manufacturing h..

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Equipment India

First Komatsu 300T electrical shovel in India

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has brought the first Komatsu 300 ton electrical shovel to India recently. The company commissioned the Komatsu PC3000-6 electrical shovel at Gevra, India’s largest mines under South Eastern Coalfields (SECL). At an event held on July 20, 2020 at the site, the mammoth machine was formally handed over to SP Singh Bhati, General Manager, SECL, by the L&a..

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Real Estate

Modi Govt Amends Public Procurement Rules to Restrict Chinese Imports

The July 23 announcement of an amendment to public procurement rules will significantly impact Chinese imports. Hailing the government’s move, the Indian industry has said that it will help provide a boost to domestic manufacturing. The Central Govt has announced an amendment to the rules imposing curbs on procurement for public projects on the grounds of national security. This will mostl..

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