Asansol-based Burnpur Cement plans to set up cement plants in Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Nepal, to increase its capacity to 10 mn tonne, in the next few years. These expansions will be carried out in two phases.
In the first of CW’s series of features dedicated to showcasing experiences with building materials, Cyrus K Pithawala, Director, Hiranandani Group of Companies, tells us about his own pioneering use of fly ash.
Suddenly and silently, the price of construction has gone up dramatically in India. Construction World speaks to contractors, developers and building material majors to find out why and assess the implications for the industry and end-users.
In the sixth in a series of features showcasing experiences with building materials, Dr Chetan Hazaree, Manager - Research and Development, HCC, talks about roller compacted concrete (RCC) as a sustainable alternative to pavement concrete.