The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R), has signed a MoU with Dehradun Smart City to improve public transport, traffic management and drainage system design in the Uttarakhand capital
Five construction companies recently exited eight highway projects
With countless buildings on the verge of collapse across the country, CW speaks to industry experts to find what it takes to keep our structures stronger, and safer.
Recently, 20 students were killed after a major fire broke out in Surat
Observed performance of RC buildings is highly unsatisfactory
CW records a few suggestions from the industry on changes required
Building collapses are often related to planning, design and material
Among the most recent reports, 20 students were killed and several injured after a major fire broke out – triggered by a short circuit – at a coaching centre in Sarthana area of Surat.
A survey reported by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has found that in the past 25 years, over 25,000 human fatalities were caused primarily by the collapse of buildings during earthquakes (2015).
India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, the 575-m-long Signature Bridge worth `8.88 billion will reduce commuting time and serve as a tourist hotspot.