Young Architects Festival 2014 in God’s Own Country ‘Kerala’

The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) is organising its annual festival Young Architects Festival (YAF 14) in Kerala on 21st-22nd February. Hosted by the Cochin Centre of the Kerala Chapter of IIA, the theme of the festival is 'Be The Change'. IIA, the 97 years old national body of architects in India with a present count of 15,000 members has relentlessly worked over these decades
fensterbau/frontale india 2014

fensterbau/frontale india 2014

The fourth edition of fensterbau/frontale india, an International Exhibition & Conference on Window, Door and Façade Technology will take place from 27th Feb to 1 March 2014 at Pragati Maindan, New Delhi. Since the inception of the show in 2011, the exhibition

Avant Aggressive on Expanding Flooring Panel

The Germany-based interior furnishing giant, Avant, in a recent move has launched its flooring panel in the northern markets via its joint venture partner NCC Urban, which is a subsidiary of Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited. In its aggressive schemes of things, the company aims to capture 30% of the Rs.550cr wooden flooring markets in the next two years,
Demand for Long Steel to Grow

Demand for Long Steel to Grow

Driven by the requirement of the construction and infrastructure sectors, the annual demand for long steel product in India is expected to grow at 7.6% to reach 63 million tones by 2020-21, said a report by Frost & Sullivan. The steel rebar market in India is maturing
Green Building Materials

Green Building Materials

Autoclave Aerated Concrete (ACC) Blocks are fast emerging as one of the most viable green building materials. Though the industry manufacturing the product is currently at a nascent stage in India. It has significant growth potential. Its manufacturing is a revolutionary
New Building for the Federation of Korean Industries Opens in Seoul

New Building for the Federation of Korean Industries Opens in Seoul

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) has recently announced the public opening of the new head offices for the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) in Seoul Korea. "FKI Headquarters represents a new exterior wall typology that both integrates sign
Kajaria Unveils New Stylish Ceramic Wall Tile Concepts

Kajaria Unveils New Stylish Ceramic Wall Tile Concepts

Resilience, strength, dynamism and longevity merged with innate style is what encapsulates the Ceramic Wall tiles with matching Highlighters, newly launched by Kajaria Ceramics Limited. Every piece is an epitome of timeless class and magnetic charm. And it is not just beauty
Berger’s AP Facility

Berger’s AP Facility

Berger Paints India is expected to begin commercial production at its manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh. The Rs. 230cr project will enhance Berger's capacity by nearly 30%, manufacturing water-based decorative paint products to cater to southern
Greenply Focusing on High-end Offerings

Greenply Focusing on High-end Offerings

While Greenply Industries plans to expand its capacities, its focus would be on high–end offerings, said its chief financial officer. "We will use our existing manufacturing facilities for high-end offerings under the Greenply brand, with equal emphasis on outsourcing

Saint–Gobain Betting on Construction Sector

Due to lack of demand from the auto sector, French multinational Saint-Gobain India has started pitching some of its glass products as substitute for marble and granite. In its IT special Economic Zone in Chennai, it has sold a new advanced, lacquered glass as a granite / marble replacement. The company has started supplying electro-chromic glass to a domestic buyer

Hindware to Set up Specialty Stores

To grab the growing market for modular kitchen and wardrobe business, Hindware Home is opting for special stores. "We are setting up small format of 1,000 to 1,200 sqft stores. These stores will offer turnkey services, installations, among others. The stores will offer services to the end users as well as institutional businesses," said company's COO.

Austrailan Sanitaryware Company Enters Indian Market

Australian bathroom and sanitaryware brand Caroma has entered into the Indian market through a franchise agreement with New Delhi based Starmerc Infratech. It has plans to open an experience centre in the capital and Caroma range of water conservation products could be available in the Indian market soon. Caroma products reduce up to 50% water consumption

Float glass industry seeks ban on imports

Badly battered by the severe slowdown, the domestic float glass industry, has sought the imposition of anti-dumping duty on glass imports from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A number of float glass lines came up in West Asia during the boom period, thanks to cheap funds and the extraordinarily low cost of gas.
Nitco launches New Range of Tiles

Nitco launches New Range of Tiles

Afraid that flooring will be too bland? Or those simple painted walls will fade away the festive bling in your room? Stop worrying! To cut the monotony, , NITCO introduces its Grandeur collection which helps you bring home the majestic and royal interior themes.
A Rosy Picture for Asian Paints

A Rosy Picture for Asian Paints

Helped by growth in the decorative paints segment from the non-metro and small towns, it is a record profit for the company in the second quarter. Its international business registered good growth with volume sales exceeding the one lakh kilo litre mark in the first six
MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture
NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
L&ST

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport
II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week