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Bangalore to get automated car parking

Bangaloreans are all set to get automated car parking with the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) coming up with a plan to install thirteen Automated Verticular Car Parking Towers throughout the city. The BBMP has chosen Hyderabad-based Bhrigu Realty and Telco Automotive Limited (TAL) for executing the project. The automated towers will be built under public-private-partnership (PPP). Each parking tower ...

Railway stations to be modernised

The Indian Railways has established a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to modernise the railway stations in the country, and to maximise their potential as revenue generators. Two subsidiaries of the Railways, Ircon International Limited and Rail Land Development Authority, recently signed an MoU to form the SPV called Railway Stations Development Corporation. The corporation will explore using Railways’ land and ...

Mumbai-Delhi travel time to be halved

The Indian Railways is looking at technical collaboration with Japan to implement its project to reduce travel time on the Mumbai-Delhi route by half. The project which requires train speeds of the order of 200kmph, is currently undergoing a pre-feasibility study by Japan which is expected to submit a report shortly. Since the existing electric locomotives with the Railways are ...

Hydrogen fuelled three-wheeler unveiled

A set of the world’s first hydrogen powered three-wheeler vehicles was recently unveiled at the Auto Expo 2012 held in New Delhi. Named ‘HyAlfa’, the seven vehicles are part of a group of fifteen vehicles manufactured under the project De1Hy 3W. The project is launched by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)’s International Centre for Hydrogen Energy Technologies (UNIDO-ICHET). ...

Assessing risks of PPP projects

Many factors come into play while assessing the risks at various stages of a Transport Project under PPP. The credit rating agencies assess these risks and provide an expert opinion on the overall risks in the project. A look at the various factors considered in the process. Given the robust pace of economic development, infrastructure bottleneck – especially in the ...

Maruti plans logistic hub in Bengal

Maruti Suzuki plans to set up a logistic hub at Siliguri in West Bengal. The logistics centre is being planned on a 35-acre plot which the company has asked to be allotted to it in the upcoming industrial park at Siliguri that is being developed by the West Bengal Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (WBIIDC), the Kanchenjunga Integrated Infrastructure Development Private ...

Highway corridor planned for Mumbai

The Maharashtra government is considering a proposal to connect Mumbai, the country’s commercial capital, to the nearby satellite towns through an elaborate network of highways and freeways. The proposal has been put forward by an 11-member joint technical committee headed by municipal commissioner Subodh Kumar. The corridor, which will cover 1,740km, is expected to be completed by 2030. The committee ...

Uniphos Breathalyzer

A new improved Fuel Cell sensor, providing better accuracy and much faster response time & recovery time, resulting in faster results and faster recovery. Integration of a flow sensor to measure the volume of sample given by the subject, ensuring that deep lung breath is provided each time. Use of a miniature sampling pump that automatically draws the same sample ...

Safir Evolution

A portable handheld breath ethanol analyser that utilises the principle of infrared absorption spectrometry to measure ethanol content in exhaled alveolar air. Offers fast, simple and reliable determination of breath alcohol content over a range of forensically relevant alcohol concentrations. Provides measuring range, precision and accuracy of a stationary desktop instrument. Certified as an evidential breath ethanol tester by International ...

Cosmic Alert J5 Breath Alcohol Tester

  A portable evidential tester. Full-featured design provides users with objective results in a printed format. Uses high quality platinum electrochemical sensor (fuel cell).