The state consumes 650 mega watts of power on a daily basis. The Electricity Department has been under fire since the last few weeks for repeated unannounced power cuts, very often ranging from two to four hours.
These buildings rely on renewable resources, like sun, water and wind, minimise demand on non-renewable resources and maximise use through reuse and recycling.
Concrete mixers are devices capable of preparing concrete mixtures of varying strength precisely as well as quickly.
India’s infrastructure dreams, be it projects undertaken by the government, builders or individuals, would require the use of best in class machinery to be accomplished.
They are used for a wide range of earthworks including laying foundations, grading soil, removing dirt and rocks, digging trenches, demolition works, etc.
The key lever used for transformation in Mumbai real-estate was the steep recalibration of sizes, with 1BHK carpet areas being reduced by almost 175 sq.ft from average size of 450-500 sq.ft carpet area previously to as low as 325 sq.ft carpet area to match affordability of buyers.
Due to its sustainable nature and property of being recycled and reused, aluminium has now become a preferred material for builders who are looking to implement new technologies in the building and construction sector.
Structural strength is one of the most pivotal factors which affects the strength of any load-bearing structure and even a fine crack can reduce their resistance significantly.
Green roofs or living roofs are roofs that are covered entirely or partially with vegetation growing over a waterproof membrane. It can also include supplementary layers such as a root barrier and drainage and irrigation systems.
To standardize the storage, handling and stacking process for pipes and pipe fittings, CPWD publishes specifications which are followed by PWDs, PSUs, engineering departments, architects and builders across the country.
When other elements comprising metals and non-metals are added to carbon steel, alloy steel is formed. The composition and proportion of alloying elements determine the various properties of alloy steel.
Steel possesses properties that include durability, versatility and strength making it an ideal material for use in building and construction activities.
Despite a new year and the new budget, the general tone with regard to financing of projects is largely the same.
To build a structure that can survive the natural catastrophe we need to take due diligence of the extent of the calamity the locality may face such as flooding or earthquake.
A person should keep in mind the varied GST rate applicable on inputs and accordingly make a suitable decision. For example, the GST rate varies from 5% to 28% on bricks, marbles & tiles.
Cement has been seeing a surge in demand on the back of a slew of tailwinds such as government's focus on infrastructure, implementation of ‘Housing for All’, rising rural income and rising aspirations for proper houses in rural India are likely to boost demand for cement.
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