What lies beneath is usually ignored – this is as true for construction as it is for life. While architects, buil-ders and developers receive their share of plaudits, the role of the civil engineer, who lies at the core of any project, often goes unrecognised.
Chemicals such as epoxy and mastics enhance the strength - and aesthetic appeal - of natural stone. Natural stones in India have been used in heritage structures since time immemorial. The Taj Mahal in Agra
Considered to be the first public building in Kolkata, Nazrul Tirtha is an architectural masterpiece and befitting tribute to the literary works of poet Kazi Nazrul. Known as the ´cultural capital of India´, Kolkata has always displayed a special appreciation for art and literature.
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Dr SHARAD MHAISKAR, Dean, Faculty of Technology, MPSTME, NMIMS, elaborates upon the design and construction of reinforced soil walls. Since the beginning of civilisation, man has been attempting to reinforce materials to construct efficient and economic structures.
Singareni Collieries Company Ltd and equipment supplier Caterpillar aims to ramp up the production to 15,000 tonne per day from the Rs 1,200 crore Adriyala Long Wall underground project located at Godavarikhani in Karimnagar district of Telangana.
Velugu Suresh Kumar, Head - Engineering & Technology, Construction Division, Lanco Infratech Ltd, tells us how the success of a project lies in identifying the right construction technique for its most critical element.
The Rapidwall technique comprises a superstructure of glass fibre-reinforced gypsum construction that is entirely based on prefabricated panels. IIT-Madras is playing host to a house on campus made with Rapidwall technology. Such panel-made houses have been adopted by many countries