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Godrej Properties ties up with Taj

Real estate firm Godrej Properties Ltd  has partnered with Taj Palaces Resorts Safaris to develop a 150-room Taj Hotel at its ongoing mixed-use development project ‘The Trees’ at Godrej Properties in Vikhroli, Mumbai. Spread across 9.2 acres of land, the mixed-use development will comprise of a Taj Hotel, a luxury …

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Amaravati City Start-Up Area

Asia’s leading sustainable urban development providers, Ascendas-Singbridge and Sembcorp Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, have jointly received the letter of award for the master development rights to the Amaravati City Start-up Area in Andhra Pradesh, India. The Start-up Area lies within the 20-square kilometer Seed Development Area …

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Changing Commercial Office Sector

The Indian real estate is on the cusp of change as the commercial office segment moves closer towards corporatization, according to RICS and Cushman & Wakefield report titled “Commercial Office Real Estate: Positive Disruptions- Beacons of Change.” Three major forces likely to disrupt the way commercial office market functions are …

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Living concrete that can heal itself

Professor Henk Jonkers, of Delft University of Technology, Netherlands has come up with an entirely new way of giving concrete a longer life. All concrete cracks at the end resulting in leakage or collapse. The bioconcrete invented by Jonkers heals by itself using bacteria’s. The bioconcrete is mixed just like …

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ABB India opens a global service center

ABB India has inaugurated in Bengaluru new facilities that support the nation’s digital transformation, energy saving technology and rise in industrial productivity. The ABB remote service center will provide 24×7 access to information and support on drives installed at customer facilities for predictive maintenance and condition monitoring for all industries …

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BIM Processes for the 2022 Winter Olympics project

The 2022 Winter Olympic Organizing Committee contracted Beijing Shougang International Engineering (BSIE) to design and construct its new plaza in Shougang, Shijingshan District, Beijing. The new plaza, which is located in an industrial park in the northernmost area of the Shougang Industrial Zone, will retain much of the Shougang plant’s …

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The five millionth Power Tool from Bosch

Bosch Power Tools India announced the roll out of 5 Millionth Power Tools from the plant located in Oragadam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The facility manufactures products such as angle grinders, impact and rotary drills, rotary hammers, marble cutters, air blowers including motors for all the tools. It manufactures more than …

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AT&T and Otis Collaborate on IoT Solutions

AT&T and Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp announced their collaboration on opportunities to enhance connectivity through the use of Internet of Things (IoT) products – services and technologies that employ digital technologies to better connect with customers and with elevator, escalator and moving walkway equipment. Otis …

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Faithful+Gould assits IKEA

A growing middle class with greater home ownership has provided an ideal market for Swedish furniture giant IKEA in Asia Pacific. Ensuring a safe, efficient and cost-effective construction process is inevitably challenging in less mature markets with a lack of experience of high quality western-standard construction. Faithful+Gould is providing IKEA …

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Gyproc Business receives ISI certification

Saint Gobain India Pvt. Ltd – Gyproc Business has announced the grant of license to use the ISI mark for its Gypsum plasterboards from the Bureau of Indian Standards for its Wada plant, Palghar district, Maharashtra. This is the first time that a manufacturer in India has received the ISI …

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