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TagMaster and SKIDATA Sign MOU

SKIDATA, the Swedish access solutions major, and TagMaster, a leading Swedish RFID solutions provider, have signed a MOU for integrating TagMaster XT readers with SKIDATA keytags. Applications such as parking facilitiies have been using both TagMaster RFID solutions and SKIDATA parking management equipment independently for many years. The integration of the two will now provide such applications a means to ...

MMRDA will be transport planner too

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), Maharashtra’s top infrastructure planning and construction agency, has decided to take on the role of transport planning as well. A core committee headed by the principal secretary of the urban development department of the state has proposed to merge the United Mumbai Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMMTA) with the MMRDA since the functions of ...

Mahindra Navistar launches two heavy trucks

The international runway at Sahar, Mumbai is being reconstructed. The repair work is being carried out in three phases between September 2010 and July 2011. Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MNAL) recently launched two new heavy trucks – 25 tonner Tipper (MN25 Tipper) and 40 tonner Tractor Trailer (MN40). The trucks, said Rakesh Kalra, Managing Director, MNAL, were powered by the ...

Dimapur-Zuba Rail Link in Nagaland by 2015

The Central Government has proposed to complete the long awaited Dimapur-Zuba rail project in Nagaland by March 2015. Kohima, the capital of the state, is at present connected with the rest of the country only by highways. The proposed Greenfield Chiethu airport at Kohima, though, may take much longer to see the light of the day. No date for its ...

Four Lanes to be added to NH-8D

Jetpur Somnath Tollways has been awarded a 30 month contract by NHAI to construct four additional lanes to the Jetpur-Somnath section of the National Highway-8D in Gujarat. The project is given on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis. The company, consisting of Jetpur’s parent company Plus Expressway, IDFC and six nominal stakeholders, is a special purpose vehicle created ...

Plastic Studs, Spring Posts and Delineators

Muskaan Safety Solutions Pvt Ltd manufactures a wide range of safety products including plastic studs, spring posts and delineators. Plastic Stud DA-52 is made of ABS (Astronitrilite Butadiene Styrene). Two reflectors made of PMMA (Poly methyl methacrylate) plastic are fitted on the body of the stud for high night time visibility. The road stud is dynamically designed so that it ...

Launch of ER One

One of the major highlights of the TrafficInfraTech Expo was ER One – a compact First Response Vehicle for Highways & Road Patrolling and Rescue. Every few minutes its PA siren would blare and engulf the Expo venue creating much excitement among the visitors and the exhibitors. Grand Lumos Technologies Pvt Ltd, New Delhi chose to launch this indigenous vehicle ...

Select IATA Findings

According to an IATA survey, runway excursions accounted for 21% of all air accidents in 2010. Such accidents dropped by 13% in 2010 though. Two leading causes of runway excursions were landing on wet runways and landing in an unstable approach, aircraft approaching too fast, too high, or touching down beyond the appropriate touchdown point. Asia-Pacific carriers recorded a 9% ...

Road Safety audit training course

India has one of the highest rates of road accidents and fatalities in the world. With the massive growth of vehicles in the country’s cities, it becomes imperative to address this poor record of road safety. Towards this end, IRF India has been organising training courses for people to be trained as road safety auditors who would certify developments or ...

Fatal road accidents increase in Malaysia

Malaysia saw an increase in the number of fatal road accidents in 2010. The number increased from 6745 deaths in 2009 to 6872 in 2010. Total road accidents also registered a jump from 397,330 in 2009 to 414,421 in 2010. To improve road safety and to try to decrease the number of road accidents, Malaysia recently launched the 21st Ops ...