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    The world’s tallest residential tower

    by  • February 6, 2014 • Top Story • 0 Comments

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    Work is underway to build the world’s tallest residential tower. In a video, Engineer Silvian Marcus, CEO of WSP Cantor Seinuk, explains how 432 Park Avenue in New York City is “one of the most fabulous, interesting and unique structures ever built” because of its design created by Rafael Viñoly. The tall but slender...

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    Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA)

    by  • January 20, 2014 • Construction Information, India, Recent Construction News, Recent News for Civil Engineers, Top Story • 0 Comments

    UAE Investment 2014 in India

    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...

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

    by  • November 11, 2013 • Economic Updates, Editorial, India, Infrastructure & Project Focus, Recent News for Civil Engineers, Top Story • 0 Comments

    Asian development bank contribution in India for Infrastructure

    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...

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    First Elevated Road Project in Bihar

    by  • September 17, 2013 • Construction Information, India, Recent Construction News, Recent News for Civil Engineers, Top Story • 1 Comment

    Bihar State Road Development Corporation 11 companies showed interest in Elevated Road Project   Under the Guidance of BSRDCL, the first ever Elevated Road project of Bihar is going to be constructed  from Patna AIIMS to Digha. on 16th of  September , Tenders was open with 11 interested companies. After the Technical Supervision, Before...

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    Risk and Reliability Analysis in Civil Engineering

    by  • July 29, 2013 • Editorial, Expert Lecture, India, Introduction, News from ASCE, Top Story, What is Civil Engineering? • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Election 2013 Result Report ASCE India Section

    by  • July 27, 2013 • Editorial, India, Introduction, News from ASCE, Top Story • 0 Comments

    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...

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    143rd Annual Civil Engineering Conference

    by  • July 27, 2013 • News from ASCE, Top Story, What is Civil Engineering? • 3 Comments

    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...

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    Concrete product among top 10 building materials for 2013

    by  • November 20, 2012 • concrete, Construction Information, Editorial, Top Story • 0 Comments

    Concrete Durability

    Using CarbonCure’s carbon-sequestration technology in Atlas’ concrete masonry unit-block has caused the product to be listed on BuildingGreen.com’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

    by  • November 20, 2012 • Economic Updates, Top Story • 0 Comments

    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...

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