design and construction

28 ‘punished’ for China building collapse


August 27th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) A total of 28 people were found responsible for a building collapse that killed six people in China last year, and have been "punished", officials said.Seven ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro’s arm bags orders worth Rs.2,410 crore


June 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro (l&T;) Thursday said its construction arm has bagged new orders worth Rs.2,410 crore during the first quarter of 2012-13.In a regulatory filing, the ... Read more...

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Noida’s Knowledge Boulevard wins gold LEED certification


November 10th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 10 (IANS) Leading real estate developer 3C Company has been awarded a gold LEEDS (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification for its Knowledge Boulevard green building ... Read more...

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L&T; Oman bags orders worth Rs.875 crore


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Thursday said it had bagged two road construction projects worth Rs.875 crore through its subsidiary in Oman."The orders are for ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.1,210 crore Qatar project


July 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro Wednesday said it has bagged an order worth Rs.1,210 crore from the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.4,100 crore orders


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro Wednesday said its construction division has bagged orders worth Rs.4,100 crore (about $900 million) during the first quarter of ... Read more...

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State Department denies it approved Gaddafi son’s US internship


March 31st, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 31 (ANI): The State Department has rejected suggestions that it "approved" an internship for Muammar Gaddifi's youngest son, Khamis, that had him working in several U.S. locations just prior to ... Read more...

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L&T bags construction orders worth Rs.1,181 crore


January 6th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Infrastructure and engineering major Larsen and Toubro's (L&T) construction division Thursday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.1,181 crore during the third quarter of the current fiscal."L&T's Building ... Read more...

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Air India cancels $1.6 million brand makeover deal


August 4th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said it has cancelled a $1.6 million brand revamping deal with an Australian firm for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. "The project with ... Read more...

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Perennial flooding: Project Bagmati seeks to stop


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
By NagendraSitamarhi (Bihar), June 23 (ANI): In catchment areas of Bagmati river in north Bihar, there is an air of foreboding, as this region is 'flood prone'.For the people living here, ... Read more...

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Afcons bags Rs.938 crore Kolkata Metro project


March 20th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. (Afcons), the infrastructure arm of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, has bagged a Rs.938-crore project for design and construction of a part of the East-West Metro project ... Read more...

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Areva, Maharashtra transmission firm sign Rs.900-crore pact


October 21st, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) French energy major Areva Wednesday signed an energy procurement and construction (EPC) alliance agreement worth Rs.900 crore with the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Co for turnkey design ... Read more...

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Pitt spends $80 000 to house kids’ pets


September 7th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has spent more than $80,000 building a place for his children's gerbils. Pittt is fascinated by design and construction and personally oversaw every ... Read more...

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‘Second indigenous nuke sub will be ready soon’


August 18th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's second indigenous nuclear-powered submarine will be ready soon and will take less time from launch to induction than the first one, says a retired ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy receives first Chinese F-22P frigate


July 30th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) The first of four Chinese F-22P frigates constructed for the Pakistan Navy was formally handed over Thursday at a ceremony at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai. The delivery ... Read more...

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Double checks for Delhi Metro designs: Sreedharan


July 28th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Designs of the Delhi Metro will be checked twice before being adopted from now on, its chief E. Sreedharan said Tuesday after a probe panel faulted the ... Read more...

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Metro accident probe panel finds fault with design, material


July 24th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A committee probing Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) worst accident July 12, which left six people dead, has held that fault in the design of the metro ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd to build metro stations in Singapore


July 1st, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) India's Engineering and construction major Punj Lloyd bagged a Rs.1,263 crore ($378 million) contract to build two key metro stations in Singapore, the company said Wednesday. The contract, awarded ... Read more...

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Scientists break light modulation speed record


June 16th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has broken the light modulation speed record, that too twice, with a signal-processing modulation speed of 4.3 gigahertz, breaking the previous record of 1.7 ... Read more...

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