According to rating firm ICRA outlook for the road sector, while the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project executions may witness a temporary slowdown during the general elections; the build-operate-transfer (BOT) and hybrid annuity model (HAM) projects executions are expected to continue unabated.
Galvanised roofing sheets took over from asbestos for offering better resistance against corrosion, galvalume took over galvanised sheets for the same reason and, today, aluminium sheets have become more popular than galvalume, according to Vikram Sharma, Deputy General Manager-Marketing, Jindal Aluminium.
The customer wanted a strong, durable, leak proof and aesthetically pleasing roof for its third manufacturing plant in Phaltan. The scope of work included design, manufacture, supply, project management and installation of new roof for this upcoming project.
The Indian roofing market is worth Rs 45,000 crore. Products of HIL, CK Birla's flagship company, cater to a segment that constitutes about 40 per cent of this or Rs 18,000 crore. This includes fibre cement sheets, metal roofing sheets, tiles and other similar substances.