GMR Infrastructure aims at bidding for a $400 mn airport upgradation project in the Philippines. Last year, the Philippine government had invited bids to upgrade the Mactan-Cebu International Airport.
Impossible is nothing. That, in a nutshell, is the mantra of Col (retd) Rajbir Malik, Chief Corporate Officer, Ackruti City Ltd. “After having handled several difficult projects under very demanding situations in the Army, I find nothing challenging now,” he declares.
CW presents the next in a series of interviews with women who have made their mark in the construction, building or infrastructure sector. She may be one half of a twosome that redefines the term 'power couple' elevating the phrase from the party pages to the annals of policy.
Lucky Cement, Pakistan’s largest cement maker and exporter, has evinced interest in setting up a manufacturing plant in India in the first such overture since New Delhi allowed foreign direct investment (FDI) from its western neighbour three months ago. Lucky Cement, which also has manufacturing units in Iraq and Congo, has been exporting the building material to India.
All the member count-ries of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project would take a decision on the consortium leader and investors in consultation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in a year’s time. The work on network is expected to start in 2015. Turkmenistan’s South Yolotan-Osman gas-field is the source for the TAPI pipeline.
According to the recent results posted by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturer Association (APCMA), Pakistan's cement exports to India have been declining unabatedly since the two countries unlocked their borders for liberal bilateral trade. Exports to India dropped by a whopping 39 per cent YoY.
Pakistan-based Lucky Cement is planning to establish a cement plant in India following the successful completion of its feasibility study. The company has started consulting the government authorities in both India and Pakistan to comply with the FDI policy in India. Presently, it caters to the needs of the neighbouring country – Pakistan – by exporting its product and has successfully established its brand in the Indian market as well.