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    PERT, CPM and Gantt Charts : Every thing you need to know as a civil engineer

    by  • April 4, 2014 • Articles, Big civil engineering projects, Civil Engineering Projects, Infrastructure & Project Focus • 1 Comment


    PERT, CPM and Gantt Charts PERT – Program Evaluation and Review Technique Developed by Lockheed Corporation in participation with the US Navy Polaris Missile/Submarine Project in 1958 CPM – Critical Path Method developed by DuPont c.1958 WBS – Work Breakdown Structure A complete depiction of the entire task necessary to achieve successful project completion....

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    Concrete blocks layout adds personality to Singapore residential complex

    by  • March 21, 2014 • 3D Building, Big civil engineering projects, Construction Information, Editorial, Green Buildings, Innovation & Green Building, Practical Measures • 0 Comments


    The varying heights of 31 concrete blocks making up The Interlace, a residential complex in Singapore, aims to lend a sense of community and uniqueness to the project amid the city’s standards for economy of scale Stack the Decks: Architect Ole Scheeren hypothesized that dense urban residential living didn’t have to occur in an...

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    Prelued Ship : Longest Ship Ever on the Earth

    by  • December 6, 2013 • Architecture, Big civil engineering projects, Bridge, Civil Engineering Projects, Editorial, Top Story • 0 Comments

    Longest Ship of the World : Prelued Longest Ship in length and more than the height of Empire State Building For the First time, a Ship has been sailed in the ocean which length is more than the height of the Empire State Building . This Ship is named as Prillud. It has been...

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    Hyderabad Metro now in World Best Engineering Projects

    by  • December 5, 2013 • Big civil engineering projects, Civil Engineering Projects, Editorial, India, Metro Rail, Recent Construction News • 0 Comments

    India’s Most Desirable Metro Rail Project Hyderabad Metro Rail Now included in World’s Best Engineering Projects India Ambitious Rail Project, Hyderabad Metro Rail has been nominated and finally selected as Best Engineering Projects of the world for the year 2013. This project has been included in all 100 selected Construction Project. The Shortlisted Projects...

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    Hyderabad Metro Rail Project

    by  • December 5, 2013 • Big civil engineering projects, Civil Engineering Projects, Expert Lecture, India, Metro Rail, Rail Projects • 1 Comment


    Operation will start March 2015 Operator(s) Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd. (HMRL)   Location :  Hyderabad, Andhra Prades, Transit type Rapid transit Number of lines 3 (Phase I) Number of stations 66 (Phase I) Chief executive NVS Reddy, MD Headquarters Metro Bhawan, Saifabad, Hyderabad Website-  http://hyderabadmetrorail.in/ http://ltmetro.in Operation Details : Operation will start March 2015 Operator(s) Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd. (HMRL) Technical Details...

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    Rs.17,000cr road projects in India to be awarded by India

    by  • October 7, 2013 • Big civil engineering projects, Civil Engineering Projects, Construction Information, Economic Updates, Editorial, India, Recent Construction News, Recent News for Civil Engineers • 0 Comments

    Govt-Road-Projects-in india

    In its attempt to award the targeted infrastructure projects in the road sector during the stipulated timelines, the government is all set to award Rs17,000cr road and highway projects very shortly. In its renewed push, it is awarding Rs. 5,784cr projects before the end of October this year on annuity basis and four toll-based...

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    FERRO CEMENT GRAIN SILOS : Civil Engineering Projects

    by  • September 21, 2013 • Big civil engineering projects, Cement, Civil Engineering Projects, concrete, Editorial, Expert Lecture • 0 Comments


    Ferrocement Construction Technology and its Applications – A Review Ferrocement construction technology is quite popular throughout the world. Ferrocement, a thin element, is used as a building construction as well as a repair material. This paper attempts to review the literature on ferrocement and bring out the salient features of construction, material properties and...

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    by  • September 21, 2013 • Big civil engineering projects, Civil Engineering Projects, Editorial • 1 Comment


    TIME AND MOTION STUDY ON ROAD CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES Motion and time study can reduce and control costs, improve working conditions and environment, and motivate people. The basic purpose is to improve the work and to reduce waste. 1. Motion analysis techniques 2. Time study techniques 3. Uses of time standards. Manufacturing management and engineering...

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    Design of Minor Irrigation Tanks : Civil Engineering Projects

    by  • September 21, 2013 • Big civil engineering projects, Civil Engineering Projects, Editorial • 2 Comments


    Data Required for Design of Minor Irrigation Projects Minor irrigation schemes have probably evolved as a systematic development only after the country’s independence and with the initiation of the Five-Year Plan. These include all ground water and surface water irrigation projects having culturable command area of up to 2000 Ha. Naturally, the groundwater schemes...

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