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
300-mt Steel by 2025

300-mt Steel by 2025

The Prime Minister has suggested setting up of an ambitious target of achieving 300 million tonnes of steel production by 2025. Currently, steel production in the country stands at 90 million tones. This was disclosed at the recent 7th India Steel Summit 2013.

Country's Largest Planned City

Full scale preparations are on to build country's largest city in the country by CIDCO. This could be much bigger than Mumbai and its suburbs out together. The city called—Naina—or Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area- is expected to be spread over 600 sq km or 60,000 hectares to house a population of 80 lakh in the next 30 years.
L&T Offers ‘ORIS’ Switches that Glow in the Dark

L&T Offers ‘ORIS’ Switches that Glow in the Dark

L&T Electrical & Automation (E&A) offers Oris switches, which are capable of optimal operation for over 50,000 burning hours. These ISI certified switches are available with a 12-year warranty from L&T. Built with a unique smart-feature titled Intelli-I, Oris switches feature
Energy–efficient Homes

Energy–efficient Homes

With a second line of credit proposed to be granted from the German Government bank KFW, the National Housing Bank (NHB) could initiate a big programme for energy efficient housing in the country. This credit line, for E 100 million is in addition to E 50 million provided by
Kirby India Wins Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award 2013

Kirby India Wins Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award 2013

Kirby Building Systems India was awarded the prestigious Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) Infra Award for the "Best Project" under the category of pre-engineered building. This was the first time that an award for this category was given out by D&B.

Zak Exhibition to Showcase New Technology in glass, Fenestrations, and Aluminium Extrusions

The 10th edition of Zak Glass Technology Expo attracted over 220 exhibitors representing 400 Indian and international brands, and over 20,600 visitors; the 9th edition of Zak Doors & Windows Expo attracted over 120 exhibitors representing 160 Indian & international brands; the 4rd edition of Zak Aluminium Extrusions Expo attracted over 60 exhibitors from 10 countries