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Make your rockfall protection smarter with Maccaferri’snew alert system device – ‘HELLOMAC’.

 

Hilly areas and mining areas are the most vulnerable towards rockfalland to keep them safe and secure, rockfall protection and mitigation are thekey solutions. Even small rockfalls or debris flows can blockinfrastructure and have enormo READ MORE.....
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Gourav Luminaries introduces new Yodha Switchgears
Gourav LuminariesPvt Ltd., one of the leading consumer Electrical goods company, has now introduceda new range of switchgears – Yodha.

The new ‘Yodha’range comprises of MCBs, Distribution Box,Changeovers and Main Switch. Says Pankaj Khanna, the Chief Sales Officer at Gourav Luminaries, “Yodha Switchgears has been launched to provide100 per cent protection that not only meets the READ MORE.....
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Ready for the next evolution?
FARO® IntroducesBuildIT 2021 Software Suite – simplifies workflows and enhancesease for Construction, Manufacturing, and Assembly.

 

FAROTechnologies, Inc. (FARO), a global leader for 3D measurement, imaging andrealization solutions, has announced the release of its most advanced BuildIT2021 software suite, which represents the next evolution of this platform t READ MORE.....
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IIFL Home Finance launches India’s first handbook for affordable green housing
India’s leading home loan company, IIFLHome Finance has launched India’s first handbook for affordable greenhousing to provide consumers, builders and the construction ecosystem with adefinitive framework for building green homes. The handbook, conceivedby IIFL and renowned architect Ashok Lall, was recently launched at a virtualevent attended by leaders from the industry regulator, cor READ MORE.....
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: COVIE launches three new Co-living Properties in Bengaluru and Pune
COVIE, anew age co-living start-up, has launched three new properties – two inBengaluru and one in Pune – with about 500 beds. The average investment rangesfrom `1.00-lakhto `1.5-lakhper bed. COVIE Yelahanka and COVIE Bannerghatta are in Bengaluru, and COVIEViman Nagar is in Pune.

COVIEproperties offer accommodations in different configurations like single andtwin sharing rooms, READ MORE.....
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ACC Limited wins CAP 2.0° Award
CAP 2.0° by CII is a recognition and capabilityenhancement programme for businesses to become climate resilient.

 

ACC Ltd., one of the leading cement producers ofthe country, has been recognised for its efforts to reduce its CO2emissions, with the Oriented Award at the Climate Action Programme 2.0° (CAP2.0o) Awards. CAP 2.0° by Confederat READ MORE.....
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Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate launches new phase of Joyville Howrah
Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate has announcedthe launch of a new phase at Joyville Howrah near Salap. The new phase willhave around 240 efficiently designed 2-BHK and 3-BHK apartments, ranging from621 sq.ft. to 831 sq.ft. The starting price of 2-BHK home is `35.9-lakh, and 3-BHK home is `48.2-lakhs.

In the first phase, the company had launchedover 500 apartments out of which it h READ MORE.....
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Godrej Interio bags three contracts for metro projects
Godrej Interio, further strengthening its presence as a leadingcontractor in infra projects, has recently bagged giant contracts for the metroprojects located in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kochi worth `250-crores. The scope of work includescarrying out the Civil Finishes, Cladding, Block works, Facade Glazing, MetalCeiling, Aluminium Louvers, Structural Steel works, Plumbing, Railing,Horticulture READ MORE.....
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Welspun One Logistics Parks launches ‘Partner Portal’ for Landowners and Brokers
In an industry-first move, Welspun OneLogistics Parks has introduced a unique, online ‘Partner Portal’ to effectivelycollaborate with their external stakeholders, especially landowners andbrokers. The goal of this platform is to create a transparent and efficientmechanism that will enable sharing of leads and create a direct communicationchannel with Welspun One’s land buying and leasing tea READ MORE.....
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BPCL board approves NRL sale to OIL, EIL and Assam govt.
BPCL’s board ofdirectors has approved a proposal to sell its entire 61.65 per cent stake(453.5mn shares) in Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL) to a consortium of Oil Indiaand Engineers India, and the Assam Govt. for `98.76-bn. The participationof the Assam Govt. is subject to the Right of First Refusal (RoFR). In case theAssam Govt. does not exercise the RoFR, the entire stake will be acquired by READ MORE.....
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Thermax signs technology agreement with Steinmüller Babcock Environment
Thermax Babcock & Wilcox Energy SolutionsPrivate Limited (TBWES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Thermax, recently signeda know-how transfer and license agreement with Steinmüller Babcock EnvironmentGmbH (SBE), Germany for ‘Waste to Energy’ technology. As a part of theagreement, TBWES will design, engineer, manufacture and sell Municipal SolidWaste (MSW) fired waste to energy solutions inc READ MORE.....
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L&T Heavy Engg. delivers 700 MWe Steam Generator ahead of schedule
The HeavyEngineering arm of Larsen & Toubro dispatched the first out of four 700 MWeSteam Generators for the Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (GHAVP) 1 and 2project in 36 months, creating a new global benchmark in the nuclear manufacturingindustry. This hi-tech equipment was manufactured at L&T’s state-of-the-artmanufacturing facilities at Hazira and Vadodara Heavy Engineering READ MORE.....
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L&T Construction awarded Significant* contracts for its various businesses
The construction arm of L&T has securedorders from its prestigious client for two businesses.

The Water and Effluent Treatment Business ofL&T Construction has secured EPC orders from the Rural Water Supply andSanitation Department, Odisha to execute individual Rural Water Supply Projectsin the Kendrapada and Khorda Districts of Odisha. The scope of work includes designan READ MORE.....
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L&T sets up Skill Trainers Academy
Inauguratedby Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, the Academy aims todevelop 1,500 skilled trainers per year under the ‘Training of Trainers’ program,to bridge the skill gap in the country.

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Switching on
Nexcharge is allset to light up Delhi with India’s first Grid-Connected Li-ion battery-basedCommunity Energy Storage System (CESS)

 

Nexcharge, incollaboration with Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL), has recently inauguratedIndia’s first Grid Connected Li-ionbattery-based Community Energy Storage System at Rani Bagh, Delhi. The0.52 MWh Battery energy s READ MORE.....
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IOCL inks partnership with Dorf Ketal
The partnership includes the use of IOCL's PatentedDRA technology at Dorf Ketal's manufacturing facility in Dahej, Gujarat.

 

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) has announcedits partnership with Dorf Ketal Chemicals India Pvt Ltd, wherein IOCL'sPatented Drag Reducing Agents (DRA) technology will be utilized to manufacturethe DRA at Dorf Ketal’s manufacturing READ MORE.....
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Egis opens International Design Centre in India
Company aims to cater to globaldesign work from India.

 

Egis, a well-known international group in the construction engineeringand mobility services sectors, has announced the opening up of adesign centre in Gurgaon, India, that would cater to the Group’s internationalbusinesses. The design centre will get the opportunity to work for globalprojects, to get the  READ MORE.....
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CESL unveils the GRAM UJALA programme
Convergence EnergyServices Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency ServicesLimited (EESL), unveiled the GRAM UJALA programme recently. Under thisprogramme, CESL will distribute high quality LED bulbs, at an affordable costof `10 per bulb in rural areas.

In the first phaseof this programme, 15 million (1.5 crore) LED bulbs will be distributed across village READ MORE.....
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CESL unveils the GRAM UJALA programme
Convergence EnergyServices Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency ServicesLimited (EESL), unveiled the GRAM UJALA programme recently. Under thisprogramme, CESL will distribute high quality LED bulbs, at an affordable costof `10 per bulb in rural areas.

In the first phaseof this programme, 15 million (1.5 crore) LED bulbs will be distributed across village READ MORE.....
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COVIE launches three new Co-living Properties in Bengaluru and Pune
COVIE, anew age co-living start-up, has launched three new properties – two inBengaluru and one in Pune – with about 500 beds. The average investment rangesfrom `1.00-lakhto `1.5-lakhper bed. COVIE Yelahanka and COVIE Bannerghatta are in Bengaluru, and COVIEViman Nagar is in Pune.

COVIEproperties offer accommodations in different configurations like single andtwin sharing rooms, READ MORE.....
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AVEVA strengthens India operations
AVEVA signs partnership agreements with Bengaluru-based systemsintegrators to cater to increased demands for its manufacturing portfolioacross India.

 

AVEVA hasannounced that it has signed partnership agreements with Titan Engineering andAutomation Limited (TEAL) and READ MORE.....
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Boosting performance, driving sustainability
AVEVA and OSIsoft combineto unlock the potential of data to drive increased performance for industrial organizations.


AVEVA hasjoined forces with OSIsoft to meetthe expanding information management needs of industrial companies andaccelerate their digital transformation. The combined portfolio br READ MORE.....
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BRNL signs deal with Cube Highways for sale of road project in UP
The transaction is done at an enterprise value of up to `1,600-crs.

 

Bharat Road Network Limited (BRNL),along with its partners, has signed an agreement with Cube Highways, aportfolio company of I Squared Capital,for the complete transfer of ownership in an operating toll road project in thestate of Uttar Pradesh. BRNL currently holds 39 per cent stake in this READ MORE.....
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Alstom bags contract from Mumbai Metro
Alstomwins €220-million contract to design and manufacture 234 metro cars for MumbaiMetro Lines 4 & 4A.

 

Alstom hasbeen awarded by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) thecontract to design, manufacture, supply, test, and commission 234 metro cars, includingpersonnel training for Line 4 and the extension corridor(Wadala-Kasarvardavali-G READ MORE.....
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APSEZ acquires stake in GPL
Adani Ports andSpecial Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) has announced the acquisition of a 31.5per cent share in Gangavaram Port Limited (GPL) at an enterprise value of `56.5-billion (US$772-million),along with a composite scheme of arrangement to fully acquire Sarguja RailCorridor Private Limited (SRCPL) at an enterprise value of `59.8-billion (US$817-million).The GPL acquisition is likely to  READ MORE.....
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Epic Games launches Twinmotion 2021.1
Newest version of Twinmotion revolutionizes how thebuilt environment industry communicates un-built projects.

 

Epic Games has released Twinmotion 2021.1, introducingnew features and connectivity to create, develop, and present real-timevisualizations, from first concept to advanced photorealistic experiences. Withthe addition of the seamless Bridge to Unreal E READ MORE.....
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NITCO unveils ‘Made in Italy’ tiles
The NITCO Made in Italy Collection is one-of-its-kind,available in large sizes of 8x4 ft, and the only tiles in India suitable forheavy duty areas like shopping malls, airports, etc.

 

NITCO Ltd. has unveiled its wide range of ‘Made inItaly’ tiles that are environment friendly. Globally certified as COVID-19sanitisation resistant, these tiles have the highest d READ MORE.....
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Trimble announces release of Tekla 2021 Structural BIM Software Solutions
New versions deliverenhanced usability, data-driven workflows, and real-time collaboration.

 

Trimble has introduced the latest versions of itsTekla® software solutions forconstructible Building Information Modelling (BIM), structural engineering, andsteel fabrication management — TeklaStructures 2021, Tekla Structural Designer 2021, Tekla Tedds 2021, andTekla READ MORE.....
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Tata Power-DDL collaborates with OpenText
OpenText Documentum keeps remote workersconnected to critical business content and helps drive a nearly 35 per centincrease in digital payments.

 

OpenText™ hasannounced that Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), aleading power utility serving a populace of 07 million in North Delhi h READ MORE.....
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Chatting up to build meaningful relationships
JSW Cement partners withYalochat to offer its customers ease of doing business through AI-based digitalinterventions; introduces conversational commerce service in India.

 

JSW Cement, India’s leadingGreen Cement producer and part of US$ 12 billion JSW Group is digitizing itsSales and Marketing operations to provide channel partners ease of doingbusiness READ MORE.....
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Gati-KWE to launch its largest STC in Delhi

  • Equipped with deep analytics to facilitatereal-time decision-making.

  • To offer superior transit time and accuracy indelivery.

 

Gati-KWE, an Allcargo Group company and oneof India’s premier express logistics and supply chain solutions providers, hasannounced that it will launch its largest Surface Transhipmen READ MORE.....
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Century Real Estate sells over 100 plots in 10 days at Century Greens
Over 65 per cent inventory sold out in thesecond phase of the project during pre-launch.

 

Century RealEstate, a leading developer and one of the largest landowners in South India, hasrecently announced the successful pre-launch of the Phase II of CenturyGreens, a premium plotted development in  READ MORE.....
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CASAGRAND clocks `1200-cr+ sales in last six months
Companyexpects next six months to be an outstanding journey in terms of launches,sales.

 

CASAGRAND, Tamil Nadu’s leading realestate company has clocked `1,200-cr+ sales in the last six months.Successfully bouncing back from the pandemic, the company went strategicallyaggressive with its consumer centric approach by launching seven top-notchprojects across Chen READ MORE.....
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KPTL acquires 51 per cent stake in Brazilian EPC Company
Gains access toUS$19-bn worth of transmission market from 2020-29 in Brazil with thisacquisition

 

Kalpataru Power& Transmission has acquired 51 per cent stake in Brazilian EPC company, FasttelEngenharia for US$8.8-mn. Of this, US$4.7-mn will be paid for acquiring shares from existingshareholders and US$4.1-mn will be infused into Fasttel for issuance of ne READ MORE.....
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PT&D business of L&T bags large orders
L&T Construction wins Large* orders for itsPower Transmission and Distribution business.

 

The PowerTransmission and Di READ MORE.....
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Trimble joins Strategic Advisory council
BuildingSMART International has announcedthat Trimble has joined the Strategic Advisory Council (SAC). As an existingmember of buildingSMART International, Trimble’s intention to move to the SACsignals commitment to open data standards by enabling a strategic input intothe buildingSMART community.


buildingSMART’s SAC is a group of members whomeet regularly to develop and  READ MORE.....
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Sterlite Power elevates Manish Agarwal as CEO of Infrastructure and Solutions Business
Sterlite Power hasannounced the elevation of Manish Agarwal as CEO of the Infrastructurebusiness, in addition to his existing role as CEO for the Solutions Business. Manishhas been associated with the Sterlite Group for 22 years and has held variousleadership positions across the organization.

Prior to his role elevation,he was CEO of the Solutions Business which focuses on brow READ MORE.....
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New company name, new brand





Thyssenkrupp Elevator now called TK Elevator with newglobal brand TKE.

 

TK Elevator, a leading global player in the elevators andescalators market, has announced the launch of its new global brand, TKE. Thenew brand name results from the change in ownership that took place mid of lastyear.




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BMRCL awards Linxon power supply package for metro project in Bengaluru






The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL)has awarded Linxon the complete power supply package (including third rail) forthe new lines of the Phase II corridor Urban Mass Rapid Transit System in Bengaluru.The Bangalore Metro has been operational since June 2011 when it became thefirst metro system to operate in South India and the first metro  READ MORE.....
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Accelerating growth
INOX Air Products announces India’slargest Greenfield investment in the Industrial Gases Sector of `2,000-cr. 
  

 
 


    Investmentin line with Budget 2021’s vision of accelerating growth in core sectors ofManufacturing, Infrastructure, and Healthcare.
    Eightnew Air Separation Units to come up from FY22 to F READ MORE.....
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Indian developers beat foreign rivals to win highway auctions
India’sAdani Enterprises and DP Jain & Co. Infrastructure have emerged the highestbidders to toll two stretches of roads in Gujarat state in the Toll-Operate-Transfer(TOT) model, according to Inframation News. Adani bid `10.11-bn(US$139-mn) for a 53.6km stretch while DP Jain proposed `12.51-bn for a 105.9km project, edging outCanadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ( READ MORE.....
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