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1.The Road to Reforms

Despite the infrastructure 'boom', the industry has failed to adhere to the momentum expected from it in terms of project execution. Janaki Krishnamoorthi delves into the reasons behind this and discovers that corruption, lack of transparency and rigidity must be eradicated for India to live up to its potential.


2. A Salute to Excellence

What lies beneath is usually ignored – this is as true for construction as it is for life. While architects, buil-ders and developers receive their share of plaudits, the role of the civil engineer, who lies at the core of any project, often goes unrecognised.


3.Global leader

Peter J Davoren, President & CEO, Turner Construction Company, is guiding the company to make huge impacts, not just globally, but with a major role to play in India too.


4.Hiranandani Group to build new LNG terminal

The Hiranandani Group has plans to construct an 8 mn tonne per year LNG import facility at Jaigarh in Maharasthra.


5.The Skill Gap

While the Indian construction sector has moved from the bullock cart to the bullet train era, skilled workers remain an elusive commodity, writes Niranjan Hiranandani. As construction and other infrastructure building activities in the country flourish, there is a growing need to mobilise and train


6.Hirco to invest $5 bn in 10 years

Hirco will invest up to Rs 25,000 crore ($5 bn) in developing two integrated townships in the country over the next 10 years.


7.Hiranandanis to enter power sector

Hiranandani Group will soon enter power generation sector by setting up a 2,500 MW gas-based power project on 200 acre near Pune.


8.ing the Skill Crunch

In February 2008, CW’s cover story on the manpower shortage in the construction industry highlighted the need to add about 5 million people every year to sustain the industry’s growth rate.


9.Being Cyrus!

Despite their significant contribution to construction, engineers are rarely in the limelight.


10.India's Top Builders: Hiranandani Group

A company driven by people, the Hiranandani Group, since inception in 1978, has honed its excellence and reiterated its commitment to the conception and development of world-class products and services in every chosen business activity.