09 May 2012
A terrible incident occurred when a blanket factory building at Focal Point Extension area in Jalandhar, Punjab collapsed. Several people died and many injured in the tragic incident. However, relief and rescue department came into action soon after the incident took place, but injured and dead could not be rescued for a long time.
29 Jul 2016
Pune: At least nine labourers were killed when a slab of an under-construction building collapsed in Balewadi area here on Friday, police said.
11 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Vehicles carrying construction material or demolition waste in the city will be penalised up to Rs 5,000 if they are found violating pollution norms.
21 Mar 2016
Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull threatened today to hold early general elections in July unless the upper house agrees to pass deadlocked legislation to overhaul unions.
06 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday said its construction arm has bagged orders worth Rs 5,492 crore across various segments in March.
09 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The government said it is working on the proposal to liberalise foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in the construction sector.
10 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday directed builders in the National Capital Region to stop all construction activities by Saturday if they had not implemented the environmental guidelines laid down by the government in 2010.
16 Jul 2015
Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced that it has completed building sanitation facilities for girl students in 1000 schools across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar as a part of Prime Minister’s Clean India Initiative.
25 Jun 2014
Kanpur: The owners of at least 100 multi-storeyed buildings have been issued a 15-day notice by the district authorities for flouting rules set by the fire department.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Of the building materials used in India, aluminium and burnt clay bricks are among the most energy intensive, says a new study.