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Navi Mumbai Airport gets 150 hectares

The Maharashtra government has allocated 150 hectares of land for the construction of the Navi Mumbai airport to CIDCO, the nodal agency handling the new airport’s construction and development. Of the total 2,054 hectares required for the airport, currently CIDCO has in its possession 1,341 hectares. The land needed to be acquired for the project has now decreased to 563 ...

Lohegaon airport will be modernised

The posh administrative complex will be of ground plus two floors near the entrance of the airport terminal building. It will have a VIP lounge that will have direct and independent access to the terminal building. This is expected to reduce congestion at the time of arrival or departure of a VIP. The AAI offices, the Central Industrial Security Force ...

Thane’s diamond-shaped intersections will be replaced

Central Railway (CR) plans to soon remodel the Thane yard by removing diamond shaped crossings where two tracks intersect at the Kalyan and the Chhatrapaji Shivaji Terminus (CST) ends. This will help avoid derailments. At present, the sharp track crossings lead to slowing down of trains in order to negotiate the crossings which have sharp curves. Over 100 trains pass ...

Work begins on Navi Mumbai Metro Rail

Work on the first phase of line between Belapur and Pendhar for the much-awaited Navi Mumbai Metro Rail (NMMR) has begun. The work has been undertaken by the state-run planning agency CIDCO (City and Industrial Development Corporation). It has based its work on the detailed project report (DPR) prepared by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The first phase of 21.45 ...

Reflectorless Total Station

Reflectorless type Total Station 822R from ACL Stanley is a high performance construction grade unit in a compact and easy-to-use design. It features a classic design with built-in programmes for versatility of operation in construction of roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects. The 882R is equipped with absolute encoders which provide high accuracy and reliability. There is no need to ...

Double Chain Delineators

Double Chain Delineator (BDS 175) from BD Industries is an innovative and aesthetically designed product suitable for use in malls, hotels, theatres and hazardous areas. This light weight delineator is made of high durability UV stabilised virgin premium grade polyethylene. The product has two slots which enable two plastic chains to pass through it. It has a built-in provision for ...

High speed metro link to Bangalore Airport

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) will provide a high-speed metro rail link to the Bangalore International Airport. Commuters can board a metro train at any point in the city and then take a connecting metro train to the airport. The BMRC will be responsible for construction and maintenance of the high-speed metro link. This decision by the government replaces ...

BMW launches the new BMW 6 Series Coupe in Mumbai

Mumbai saw the launch of BMW’s new BMW 6 Series Coupe at the GQ Men of the Year Awards recently. Dr. Andreas Schaaf, President, BMW India announced on the occasion that the brand new car was being used by Hollywood actor Tom Cruise in his upcoming film Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. Earlier this year, the new BMW 6 Series Coupe ...

Handheld metal detectors

Subscan is a hand-held metal detector manufactured by Subtronics (India) Pvt Ltd, especially for use in high security locations. It has a very simple user-friendly panel and a unique large detection coil, made using the latest digital technology, which makes the instrument highly sensitive. This compact device is able to detect a one rupee coin from a distance of 7cm. ...

Automated Number Plate Recognition System

KLiPR from Kritikal Solutions is a state-of-the-art number plate recognition system that enables real-time identification of vehicles by capturing and analysing a moving vehicle’s number plate using live camera feed. It is based on advanced pattern recognition, image processing and artificial intelligence techniques. The system uses Kritikal’s proprietary localisation and segmentation algorithms for detection, and an OCR engine for reading ...