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  • Lockdown forces sharp fall in cement demand; signals slowdown in construction activity May 04, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    Lockdown forces sharp fall in cement demand; signals slowdown in construction activity

    Industry pins its hopes on lifting of temporary state imposed restrictions; government has major infrastructure projects like Bharat Mala in the pipeline

  • COVID-19 second wave: construction workers leave for home; developers fear exodus may impact project completion Apr 29, 2021 06:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave: construction workers leave for home; developers fear exodus may impact project completion

    Realtors fear the halt in construction activity may reverse the gains in the last quarter of 2020 and that it may take almost a year to bring the situation back to normal

  • COVID-19 effect: Real estate firms undertaking projects in metros and areas under lockdown expected to feel the heat Apr 26, 2021 05:31 PM IST

    COVID-19 effect: Real estate firms undertaking projects in metros and areas under lockdown expected to feel the heat

    The performance of most mid and large-sized construction companies is not expected to be materially impacted as these are focussed on non-urban infrastructure projects that are located in remote areas

  • Real estate sector welcomes government’s decision to open up vaccination for everyone above 18 from May 1 Apr 19, 2021 10:01 PM IST

    Real estate sector welcomes government’s decision to open up vaccination for everyone above 18 from May 1

    Developers believe that the move would enable migrant workers, especially construction workers, to get vaccinated and help arrest mass exodus of migrants

  • Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) eases curbs on movement of engineers, architects and planners Apr 16, 2021 09:39 PM IST

    Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) eases curbs on movement of engineers, architects and planners

    Developer bodies have welcomed the move but said that labourers too should be allowed to travel to the construction site in dedicated transportation provided to them.

  • Real estate developers' body urges Maharashtra government to allow engineers, architects to visit construction sites Apr 14, 2021 09:29 PM IST

    Real estate developers' body urges Maharashtra government to allow engineers, architects to visit construction sites

    Credai-MCHI also demanded that they be allowed to transport labourers from labour camps in private buses to construction sites

  • Jewar Airport starts pre-qualification process for construction tenders Apr 13, 2021 06:51 PM IST

    Jewar Airport starts pre-qualification process for construction tenders

    The two-stage international competitive e-tender process includes an award for engineering, procurement, and construction of the terminal building and associated works as part of the first package, and airside, landside and associated works as part of the second package.

  • Real estate developers in Maharashtra undertake precautionary measures at sites as COVID-19 cases rise Apr 06, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    Real estate developers in Maharashtra undertake precautionary measures at sites as COVID-19 cases rise

    Urge the government to prioritise vaccination for workers above 18 years

  • Road, highways development: A ticket for India’s speedy recovery Apr 05, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    Road, highways development: A ticket for India’s speedy recovery

    Apart from completing additional 60,000 km of National Highways, there is a focus on a more integrated approach for entire logistics and infrastructure ecosystem development

  • Ideas For Profit | Will railway engineering sector chug along or pick up speed? Mar 30, 2021 06:37 PM IST

    Ideas For Profit | Will railway engineering sector chug along or pick up speed?

    While some of the other sectors are trying to get back on their feet, railway engineering is running on high steam. During Q3, companies in the railway engineering space delivered 17% sequential growth in revenue and showed healthy improvement in margins. So, which are the stocks investors can hop on to? Find out in this edition of Ideas For Profit

  • Cost of construction highest in Mumbai, 14% higher than Hyderabad and Chennai: JLL Mar 10, 2021 02:40 PM IST

    Cost of construction highest in Mumbai, 14% higher than Hyderabad and Chennai: JLL

    There has been a 5-6% cost increase in greenfield and interior fit-out projects due COVID-19

  • NCC: On the growth runway Mar 08, 2021 11:08 AM IST

    NCC: On the growth runway

    With robust earnings visibility and improving execution, earnings are expected to grow strongly over the next two years which would drive the NCC stock

  • Q3 GDP data: Manufacturing, construction back in positive territory Feb 26, 2021 07:56 PM IST

    Q3 GDP data: Manufacturing, construction back in positive territory

    A major factor that is taken into account while calculating GDP and GVA is the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

  • Cement firms begin 2021 on a quiet note despite firm demand Jan 21, 2021 08:59 AM IST

    Cement firms begin 2021 on a quiet note despite firm demand

    Cement prices continue to decline. Prices dropped 2 percent sequentially in January continuing the easing trend of earlier months

  • Fitting out offices may cost more in 2021: JLL Dec 15, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    Fitting out offices may cost more in 2021: JLL

    Price increments are expected in most Indian cities in 2021, as constraints like access to labour, reliance on imported materials and delayed completion dates continue to pose challenges.

  • Q2 GDP data: Manufacturing enters positive zone, construction continues to see contraction Nov 27, 2020 06:11 PM IST

    Q2 GDP data: Manufacturing enters positive zone, construction continues to see contraction

    Manufacturing saw a growth of 0.6 percent in July-September of 2020-21, against a contraction of 0.6 percent in the same period a year ago, while construction saw a contraction of 8.6 percent, against a growth of 2.6 percent in the same period a year ago

  • Interview: NBCC’s current order book is worth Rs 71,000 crore, says CMD PK Gupta Oct 19, 2020 03:36 PM IST

    Interview: NBCC’s current order book is worth Rs 71,000 crore, says CMD PK Gupta

    COVID-19 has impacted project execution as well as revenues; Steps are in place to enhance workforce at all sites, including Amrapali projects.

  • Unauthorised constructions in Delhi and Mumbai: Here are the rules, penalties and what not to do Sep 21, 2020 12:16 PM IST

    Unauthorised constructions in Delhi and Mumbai: Here are the rules, penalties and what not to do

    Any changes in the approved structure or any new construction requires permissions from relevant local authorities. Read this piece to get a grasp of what you can and can not do in Delhi or Mumbai in terms of house constructions.

  • Construction can be growth multiplier; government heavy lifting in highway and infra can help in job creation Aug 31, 2020 07:14 PM IST

    Construction can be growth multiplier; government heavy lifting in highway and infra can help in job creation

    Sectors like manufacturing, construction, trade, hotels, transport and communication, which account for almost 45 percent of the country's GDP, are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.

  • Real estate sector limping its way back to normalcy Aug 20, 2020 10:22 AM IST

    Real estate sector limping its way back to normalcy

    India's residential real estate sector is seeing a decisive return of serious enquiries, which are now at 50 per cent of pre-COVID-19 levels in the top cities.

  • Godrej Properties Q1 net loss at Rs 20.23 crore Aug 05, 2020 02:26 PM IST

    Godrej Properties Q1 net loss at Rs 20.23 crore

    Company says most significant impact of Covid-19 is the reverse migration of workers which will impact construction activities across the country. Expects to see improved business from second half of FY 2021

  • COVID-19 impact: 66% construction firms in India focusing on digital transformation Jul 30, 2020 08:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact: 66% construction firms in India focusing on digital transformation

    Construction firms are facing challenges caused by the pandemic, including low productivity, affected margins, and lowered of investment in R&D forcing them to adopt to technology faster

  • Naredco urges Maharashtra government to expedite clearance of projects around flamingo sanctuary Jun 30, 2020 09:16 PM IST

    Naredco urges Maharashtra government to expedite clearance of projects around flamingo sanctuary

    According to NAREDCO, over 5,000 projects have been affected due to delay in issuing of final notification

  • Credai asks real estate developers to stop using China-made goods Jun 19, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    Credai asks real estate developers to stop using China-made goods

    The association requests 250 allied industries linked to the real estate sector to manufacture products locally.

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