With 1,878 operative major mines in 2016 -equitably spread over metallic minerals, non-metallic minerals and coal - and vast mining resources, the prospects are bright for India's rich mining equipment supply chain.
Seven of the 10 infrastructure developers who made bids for Mumbai’s Metro Line 2B and Metro Line 4 were awarded contracts, according to reports. Metro Line 2B is 23.6-km-long with 22 stations and stretches from DN Nagar to Mandala; Metro Line 4 is 32.3 km long with 32 stations connecting Wadala and Kasarvadavali.
As reported, seven of the 10 infrastructure developers who made bids for Mumbai’s Metro Line 2B and Metro Line 4 have been awarded contracts. Metro Line 2B is 23.6 km long with 22 stations and stretches from DN Nagar to Mandala, Metro Line 4 is 32.3 km long with 32 stations connecting Wadala and Kasarvadavali.
Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has received pre-qualification applications from 33 companies for constructing the proposed Nagpur Mumbai Super Communication Expressway (NMSCE). Of these 33 companies, 17 are sole applicants while rest are JVs. The applications were invited by MSRDC in January 2017.
In an all-India market that grew 1-6 per cent across regions due to challenging business conditions, leading cement companies delivered strong performances, with some even achieving 20 per cent growth last year.
Three companies have reportedly qualified to construct the Meghalaya Assembly building after technical evaluation. The three companies which have qualified are Shapoorji Pallonji, Simplex Infrastructure and Shree Gautum Construction Company.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has shortlisted 29 contractors for the three packages of the 22-km-long Mumbai Trans Harbour Link. The authority has shortlisted seven contractors each for the first two packages and 15 for the third package.
When the previous edition of BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA (then bc India) was held in 2014, Achche Din was the talk of the town. From then to now, change has been the only constant, with the mood more optimistic, investments increasing and a more positive progress report, especially in roads, followed by traction in railways, airports and smart cities, among others.