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French Pavilion at Urban Mobility 2012

That France is keen to make its presence felt in the Urban Mobility sector in India was evident from the large French Pavilion at the UMI. 14 leading companies from France showcased their expertise and state-of-the-art technologies at the conference-cum-Expo. The French Trade Commissions –UBIFRANCE (the French agency for international business development, a key public partner in export for French ...

Delhi roads to get emergency lanes

About 160 roads in Delhi are set to get emergency disaster management lanes. To be painted in blue, the lanes will be on the extreme right of the roads and will be 3.5m wide. Normally, the lane will be open for vehicular traffic, but in case of an emergency or disaster which will be sounded by a siren, vehicles will ...

Soon, new toilets for railways

Trains in India are all set to get vacuum toilets based on the technology used in the airplane toilets. These toilets are a part of the second phase of improving cleanliness on trains after the introduction of bio-toilets earlier last year. The Railways have identified 55 cities where toilet systems in trains are in bad condition. The introduction of vacuum ...

Sustainable Development for Roads with Thin and Ultra Thin White Topping Overlays

In heavily populated metropolitan cities like Mumbai, keeping traffic on hold for a few days while repairing pavements with bitumen can be extremely frustrating for the enforcement agencies and the road users. Thin and ultra thin white topping can be suitable alternatives to bitumen to keep the traffic moving as they allow opening of the traffic lanes within 24 hours. A detailed look into the technology.

Manish Poudwal conferred with Indian Achievers Award

Manish Poudwal, Director (Technical), Subtronics (India) Pvt Ltd was recently honoured with the Indian Achievers Award for Young Entrepreneur 2012 at a function held at the Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi. The award was in recognition of his achievements and contribution to Corporate & Social Responsibilities. Poudwal, who is an engineer by training and holds a Postgraduate degree in ...

ITS implementation is great value for money

  Maurice D?Souza, Chief Operating Officer, CMS Computers Ltd talks about the relevance of ITS in India and the challenges in its widespread implementation.   What importance of ITS do you see in today?s traffic scenario in the country? ITS is quickly gaining relevance and importance in the Indian traffic scenario. An ITS with a proper architecture looks at optimisation ...

Noise and wind barriers

PLEXIGLAS? Soundstop Noise is one of the most serious environmental pollution issues. Sixty percent of people are tormented by noise ??particularly traffic noise ? a problem that affects their quality of life and living standards. This is where noise control barriers, whose functionality and appearance also play a major role, have proven their worth in highly congested urban areas. Noise ...

India observes Road Safety Week 2013

  The 24th annual Road Safety Week was observed from January 1-7 in different parts of the country. Different and diverse programmes marked the Week ? road safety campaigns, children?s programmes and training programmes for drivers. Many government organisations, NGOs and training institutes took part in the programmes. The theme for Road Safety Week 2013 was, ?Stay Alive, don?t drink ...

Breath Alcohol Analyser

Breath Alcohol Analyser ALH 5000 from Subtroncs India Pvt Ltd is widely used in various applications such as law enforcement, checking of drunk employees, security entry checks, hotels and restaurants, hospitals and clinical diagnostic centres. It gives an audio alarm with visual flashing on detecting alcohol on the test subject. For testing, the subject blows over the sensing portion of ...

Suspended Signs

Suspended Sign Profiles from Kingars Sign Solutions are designed to create a large variety of suspended signs. These modular sign profiles are available in various shapes and sizes and are lightweight and sturdy. Each suspended sign profile can be easily and quickly removed or can be added to the existing signs. They are maintenance free and quite cost-effective.