Construction work by nature entails danger. The complexity of work, mounting pressures to achieve targets and lack of awareness among labour all make it impossible to eliminate accidents during construction. That's why, all around the world, more people die at construction sites than in road accidents. Yet it is possible to minimise accidents with the use of safe equipment and by taking effective steps based on actual experience.
Blue Star´s integrated business model of a manufacturer, EPC solutions provider, and after-sales service provider, enables it to offer an end-to-end solution to customers, which has proved to be a significant differentiator in the marketplace.
One year and the change in mindset and expectations is evident! Like last year, CW once again brought together select building specialists at its head office in Mumbai last month. While last year, the industry felt ´the good days are yet to arrive´ and that ´something is missing´, this year optimism has been at the core of all discussions.
The country is getting its first Busopolis - a bus terminal along with a commercial centre and hotel - at Mohali in Punjab. Spread across 7.02 acre, the mega project is in close proximity to major institutional infrastructure and residential townships.
In the past few years, MBD Group has successfully established itself in the hospitality industry with its maiden venture Radisson Blu MBD Hotel Noida and its second venture Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana, both under the five-star deluxe hotel segment.
With India on a trajectory of growth for the past few years, there is an urgent need to adapt stronger, durable, environment-friendly, ecologically appropriate, energy-efficient yet cost-effective materials and technologies in construction.
The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), as a part of their commitment to completely phase-out hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) by 2030 in India, have organised several national level workshops on implementing energy-efficiency and phasing out HCFCs in the building sector.