The Special Section takes a detailed look at a specific area of interest.
Overview, key trends, key applications, outlook, major players, key projects, recent developments, technology and equipment .

Back on Track
Construction equipment market on a growth path

June 2018

According to the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA), the construction equipment industry is estimated at $3.1 billion (as of 2015). The increasing mechanisation of construction activities allows greater penetration of equipment such as backhoe […]

Need of the Hour

May 2018

India is one of the fastest growing markets for tunnel construction. With infrastructure development at the forefront, there is great scope for tunnelling in the country, especially for developing urban infrastructure, underground rail and road […]

New Materials
Potential for microfine cement in tunneling

May 2018

The different types of materials used in tunnel construction include explosives, concrete, steel, shotcrete material, lattice girders, geomembranes, rock bolts/anchors, admixtures, fibres and rock reinforcement. The demand for a particular type of material depends on […]

Diverse Uses

April 2018

Geosynthetics find applications across most, if not all, infrastructure sectors. They have several advantages over traditional materials such as comparatively lower land requirement, safer design and additional structural strength. They also have an aesthetically pleasing appearance […]

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