UAE Investment 2014 in India

Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA)

UAE inks $2bn infra investment agreement. With the inking of the Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) agreement, which is aimed at boosting investments between India and the United Arab Emirates, the UAE is likely to invest a staggering sum worth $2 billion in the Indian infrastructure including port sector. A consortium, comprising DP […]

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Asian development bank contribution in India for Infrastructure

Asian Development Bank giving $10-bn for Infrastructure in India

ADB injects $10-bn booster into Indian economy Asian Development Bank (ADB), Injecting a much needed booster to the Indian economy, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in a recent move, has fixed a staggering amount worth $ 10 billion for investment in various sectors including infrastructure during the on-going plan period. The multilateral lending agency will […]

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Risk and Reliability Analysis in Civil Engineering

Expert Lecture on “Risk and Reliability Analysis in Civil Engineering” by Prof. G.L. Sivakumar Babu, at NITK, Surthkal on June 14th, 2013 Prof. Katta Venkataramana, Head of the Civil Engineering Depart¬ment, NITK along with Prof. R.Shivashankar warmly welcomed Prof. G.L.Sivakumar Babu forthe expert lecture. Faculty members, Students and Research Scholars of the Department were present […]

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Election 2013 Result Report ASCE India Section

The first time ever India-wide elections for ASCE India Section have been successfully conducted in the month of May 2013 for Section and the regions. The untiring efforts of Dr. Himansu Banerjee, International Governor, Region 10 and Mrs. Meggan Maughan-Brown, Director, International Relations, ASCE are deeply applauded in this regard. The following are the office […]

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143rd Annual Civil Engineering Conference

Civil Engineers – The Foundation of the Nation The Conference will held at Charlotte, North Carolene Civil Engineering Aims at improving to civil life of man by harmonizing the natural resources available on earth. Civil Engineering deals with the construction , geotechnique, transportation & traffic water supply & Sanitation, Surveying and mapping and  water resources. […]

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Concrete Durability

Concrete product among top 10 building materials for 2013

Using CarbonCure’s carbon-sequestration technology in Atlas’ concrete masonry unit-block has caused the product to be listed on’s Top 10 building products for 2013. The product’s use of the technology “improves their strength, reduces the amount of portland cement required, and speeds curing,” according to this piece.

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Green-property index offers investors new sustainability measure

A green-property index for investors. The U.S. Green Building Council, FTSE Group and NAREIT are developing a green-property index for investors. It is meant to give retail and institutional investors a new way to invest in sustainability. “We’ve been tracking the U.S. REIT space for 18 years and have recently been hearing more from our […]

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