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Digital Twins: A value addition to BIM in the construction space

Along with BIM, Digital Twins are the most evolving and promising technologies that can lead to a revolution in the way construction is done globally. Here we explore the concepts and their most favourable aspects. As is the case with several, or rather most, industries, the future of the construction industry is digitalisation. Constantly evolving technologies such as Building Information ...

Energy Absorption Terminals for guardrails

The design purpose of safety barriers installed on roads is to contain and redirect errant vehicles that either leave the carriageway or are likely to encroach into the path of oncoming vehicles. Using “conventional” solutions in the treatment of a safety barrier is not a good solution, says Diego Santiago González, Engineering Director, ROAD STEEL ENGINEERING, Asturias, SPAIN European standard ...

Karwar – Kundapura NH17 Highway project Along the Arabian Sea Coast

NH 17 is one of India’s busiest National Highways that connects north to south along the western coast of India, parallel to the Western Ghats. It connects Panvel in Maharashtra to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, passing through the States of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The 187km stretch connecting Karwar to Kundapura in Karnataka is a BOT project ...

Chennai: Breaking the pattern of road accidents

From enforcement to accident reduction and awareness to technology, Kapil Kumar C. Saratkar, IGP/ Addl. Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Greater Chennai Police, speaks to Mangala Chandran about the A to Z of traffic management and safety in the City. What is the structure of the Chennai traffic police? I am heading the Greater Chennai Traffic Police (GCTP). There are two ...

India’s Ambitious Electric Vehicle Policies

The Indian government, recognising the immense potential of Electric Vehicles, has taken bold steps to promote their adoption and has set an ambitious goal of achieving a 30% penetration rate of EVs in the overall vehicle market by the year 2030. This article by Dr. Ch. Ravi Sekhar, Chief Scientist & Head TPE and Prof. Manoranjan Parida, Director, CSIR-Central Road ...

Interview “Last-mile connectivity attracts commuters to the Metro service”

In an exclusive interview, Padma Vibhushan awardee and the Metro man of India Dr E Sreedharan, speaks to Rahul Kamat about Metro policy, and how the government can make Metro projects play a vital role in improving urban mobility, reduce road accidents and pollution levels What are some of the key digital management initiatives and how the same can benefit ...