'Extreme' seems to be the only constant as far as temperature is concerned. And in the construction field, temperature swings have deeper implications than choosing the right outfit for the weather: a warmer exterior demands that the cooler interior be intensified and vice versa.
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Used in construction, dispersible polymer powders are binders that determine the essential performance and processing properties of building materials. In the past, many materials have been introduced in the market to ease the construction process.
Reports suggest that India´s construction sector will grow at 7-8 per cent each year over the next decade following the election of a new government. According to Wilfried Theissen, Managing Director, Putzmeister Concrete Machines Pvt Ltd,
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.