Dr Rakesh Kumar, Scientist and Dr Renu Mathur, Scientist & HoD,Rigid Pavements Division, Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New DelhiWhitetopping is an engineered method of placement of concrete overlay on existing distressed bituminousas well as concrete roads. In India, whitetopping technology is being adopted at a very fast rate not only as a measure for overcoming commonly occurring distresses in bituminous roads but also for the purpose of enhancing load carrying capacity of the roads. Currently, this technology is being adopted for colonies and street roads of cities at a large scale. The thickness of whitetopping generally varies from four inches to ten inches. [...]
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Blesson Varghese MD Marini India "New developments in asphalt production technology delivery phenomenal reduction in the amount of energy used and green house gases emitted during the mix production. As an industry leader in the manufacturing and development of technologies, MARINI is committed to providing sustainable asphalt production technologies and superior pavement performance for a sustainable future." Much before "sustainability" became a buzzword in the industries world over, the asphalt industry especially in the west, had already initiated research and field trials that have constantly ensured the viability of asphalt as an environmentally sound construction material.The main reason for this runaway success [...]
Protection from moisture has always been a challenge for building technology experts across the world. Waterproofing for moisture load, waterproofing in submerged condition and water proofing for soil filled structure etc. is being commonly done by the experts. The primary function of waterproofing is to ensure that structure of the building is not affected by the ingress of water and salts, but what if the structure is subjected to high chemical, temperature, solvent and mechanical loads. Remmers, a company from Germany and now in India, has introduced a unique product which is capable of handling the following loads simultaneously. This [...]
All CGHS Cards : Universally acceptable and valid for obtaining treatment in any CGHS dispensary in all over the country. This information was given by Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on 30.03.2012. All CGHS cards including the paper cards issued all over the country are universally acceptable and valid for obtaining treatment in any CGHS dispensary in the country. All CGHS dispensaries have been directed to issue medicines including local purchase medicines to the beneficiaries holding valid CGHS card attached to any dispensary. Instructions [...]
Jorrit Scheepers, Euramax Coated Products is an international coil coating specialist that supplies pre-coated aluminium to roof and façade manufacturers worldwide. Euramax, with plants in Roermond (the Netherlands) and Corby (UK), works with many well-known manufacturers of façade systems, such as Hunter Douglas, Kingspan, Rigidal, Kalzip, Tiger, Interfalz, Euroclad and Aluform. Jorrit Scheepers, architectural support coordinator within the Euramax team, is the liaison between the architect and the paint plant. 'In 2005, we had an interesting conversation with Benoy architects during the Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF) in London. In a later meeting at their London office, we got [...]
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9 Apr 2012 Hindustan Times (Delhi) [email protected] Rajesh Ahuja CPWD HIERARCHY GAMES Allege important posts of executive engineers are being filled with diploma holders NEW DELHI: Tension is simmering in the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) over the issue of diploma holder engineers getting preference over degree holder engineers. Degree holder engineers allege that the important posts of executive engineers, who head any project execution team, are being filled with diploma holder engineers by ignoring their qualification and claim. “Due to shortage of degree holder engineers, a provision was made in the recruitment rules to allow promotion of diploma holder engineers [...]
Ar Apurva Bose Dutta Luxurious Bathroom Products from Gessi Goccia Collection (Picture Courtesy : FCML Luxurious Bathrooms) A luxurious ornate bathroom with gold fittings, a whirlpool bathtub with fibre - optic coloured lights attuning to the moods of the user, two smart sinks with sleek faucets, a sunken tub with sensors detecting the body temperature and adjusting the water accordingly, a shower enclosure with a digital panel. Today, the luxury bathroom is no longer the mere imagination of a Bollywood director. It has actually become the reality with common man's lifestyle changes having [...]
Parisa Esmaeili Moakher Research Graduate ME (Construction & Management) Dr S.S.Pimplikar Professor & Head-Civil Department MIT- Pune Continued challenges with the availability of fossil fuels and the impact of global warming are pushing building owners and developers toward projects that have a much higher level of energy efficiency .The challenge is that this efficiency needs to be provided, while at the same time supporting the overall building project goals including architectural, operational and occupant comfort .The result is the need for a "high performance" building where the building [...]
Introduction of Annual Medical Examination for the Group A Officers of Central Civil services of age 40 years and above.CPWD Engineers' Association2012-03-29T15:13:02+00:00
No. 21011/1/2009-Estt (A)- Part Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training) North Block, New Delhi,1st February, 2012 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject:- Introduction of Annual Medical Examination for the Group ‘A’ officers of Central Civil Services of age 40 years and above. The undersigned is directed to say that a scheme of Annual Medical Check-up is already operating in respect of All India Service officers. This Department had taken up the issue of covering Group A’ officers of Central Civil Services/posts for Annual Medical Check-up in consultation with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and [...]