Union Minister of Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi recently laid the foundation stone of a Crusher and Conveyor System at the Mining & Refinery (M&R) Complex of National Aluminium Company (NALCO) in Damanjodi, Odisha.
Our mission aims at efficiently utilising the available assets, resources and infrastructure to enhance the quality of urban life, says M Hari Naryanan, Municipal Commissioner, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC).
The Vizag port run by the Essar Group will reportedly be shutting its operation for a week prior to the commissioning of a new 8,000-tonne per hour ship loader. As per reports, the commissioning of the ship loader is part of the port's Rs 830 -crore modernisation and expansion project.
Ministers and experts from BRICS countries will discuss urban transition and the attendant challenges in the member countries over a three-day conference in the emerging smart city of Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, which seeks to promote cooperation among member countries in urban sector.
When it comes to maintenance of roads in urban area, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) appears to be faring better than its counterparts in other cities. Although the roads at many places have undergone repeated patchwork repairs in Vizag, they are somehow holding through and have not proved hazards to the road-users even during the heavy rain, say residents of the city.
Row houses along beach are going to be sold in auction in Rishikonda area of Visakhapatnam/Vizag. The Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (Vuda) will conduct an open auction for allotment of European-style row housing units (RHUs) on August 18. The row-houses are exactly located along the beach at Rushikonda, Vuda vice-chairman N Yuvaraj announced on July 9. Applications will be received online from July 10 till August 12.
In Andhra Pradesh, the Vizag Cement Works has officially inaugurated its slag grinding unit at the Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone, a major industrial centre in the state. Vizag Cement was wholly-acquired by ACC from Encore Cements & Additives in January 2010.
The corporate entity of Vizag Steel, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam is mulling setting up of a cement plant as part of its plans to dispose byproducts such as slag and fly ash. RINL may also enter into a long-term contract to supply these byproducts to prevent their accumulation that can lead to environmental issues.