It wasn´t all sunshine and roses last year. On the positive side, with the new government coming to power, the first six months saw some movement on the demand-supply side and new project announcements.
Martin Luther King Jr famously said, ¨Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change.¨ His words remain relevant even today
The ´ease of doing business´ rankings released by the World Bank have indicated a minuscule improvement for India to a rank of 130 owing primarily to better points in ´starting a business´ and ´getting an electricity connection´.
Among the leaders in mobile cranes, tower cranes and construction equipment, Action Construction Equipment (ACE) is used across sectors: Infrastructure construction, power, ports, dams, metro rail, roads, mining, steel, engineering, railways, cement, warehousing and building construction.
Mumbai-based IRB Infrastructure focuses on the roads and highway sector. Having completed the Rs 4,880-crore Ahmedabad-Vadodara six-laning ahead of schedule, the company has already won two projects on the Kishangarh-Udaipur-Ahmedabad section of NH-8 and NH-79 in Rajasthan and Gujarat in the current fiscal.
Agra-based PNC Infratech has executed 55 major infrastructure projects and is currently working on 18 major EPC projects. The 25-year-old company focuses on resource and time optimisation to achieve higher efficiency in project delivery.
Ahmedabad-based Sadbhav Engineering focuses on the execution of roads and highways, bridges, large-scale irrigation projects and contract mining. Efficient finance management in terms of assessment of equity as well as long and short-term fund requirement has proved beneficial for the company.
Established to be a leader in PEB, Pennar Engineered Building System has diversified into segments such as structural steel, cold form buildings, solar module mounting structures and engineering services for overseas companies.
With over 25 years of expertise, PNC Infratech has executed 54 major infrastructure projects and is working on 17 EPC projects. The company is an integrated infrastructure solutions provider with experience in highways, bridges, flyovers, airport pavements, dedicated rail freight corridor, industrial area development and power transmission lines.