Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, ACE Ltd

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, ACE Ltd

Action Construction Equipment Ltd (ACE) is the largest mobile crane manufacturer in India and the world’s largest manufacturer of pick-‘n’-carry cranes. In addition to mobile cranes, it also offers mobile and fixed tower cranes, crawler cranes, piling rigs, truck-mounted cranes, lorry loaders, backhoe loaders, vibrator...

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JCB India introduces new range of CEV stage IV compliant wheeled CE

JCB India introduces new range of CEV stage IV compliant wheeled CE

India’s leading manufacturer of construction equipment vehicles, JCB India, today launched its all-new range of CEV Stage IV compliant wheeled construction equipment (CE) vehicles. The launch of these machines makes JCB India the first company in the industry to have brought in the CEV stage IV emission standards acros...

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Yearly average construction of highways in last seven years at 9,000 km

Yearly average construction of highways in last seven years at 9,000 km

The Ministry of Road transport and Highways (MoRTH) told the Lok Sabha last week that in the last seven years, the annual average construction of national highways (NHs) was 9,000 km, with contracts for the widening and construction of 10,781 km of NHs being awarded on average. The allocation has increased 4...

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India’s cement industry outlook in FY22 is bright: Kumar Birla

India’s cement industry outlook in FY22 is bright: Kumar Birla

Chairman of UltraTech Cement, Kumar Mangalam Birla, told the media that the Indian cement industry is on the growth path, led by various government's initiatives. The cement industry is likely to have bright prospects in this ...

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Covid-19 delays construction of rural homes under PMAY-G

Covid-19 delays construction of rural homes under PMAY-G

Covid-19 pandemic has significantly derailed the building of rural houses under the government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Gramin in 2020-21, bringing down the total accomplishment so far. Sadhvi Nira...

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Green revolution in the cement industry

Green revolution in the cement industry

Nobody could have imagined of creating building materials made of crop residues and industrial by-products. But GreenJams did it. The company have revolutionised the way building materials are being manufactured. Tarun Jami, the Founder of GreenJams, spent five years studying hempcrete academically to equip himself w...

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JSW Steel plans to raise $500 mn by dollar green bonds

JSW Steel plans to raise $500 mn by dollar green bonds

JSW Steel plans to issue sustainable bonds and raise $500 million in the abroad markets. The steel company has set a goal to become carbon neutral and decrease carbon emission at JSW coated 40% by 2030. Apart from recycling every solid waste produced and accomplishing zero discharge from the plant, the fir...

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 Govt aims speedy clearance of exploration activities

Govt aims speedy clearance of exploration activities

In a written response to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Rameshwar Teli mentioned that before beginning exploration and production activities, contractors or operators of oil and gas blocks must get statutory permits and approvals from various State and central government bodies.<...

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Perona’s store in New Delhi designed by Architecture Discipline

Perona’s store in New Delhi designed by Architecture Discipline

Sitting within the retail landscape of a mall in Saket, New Delhi, the design for Perona’s new store is an attempt to usher in retail and outreach in the post-pandemic world. The project explores what might be gained from the convergence of two value systems that are often considered at different ends of the spectru...

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