Noida Authority also asked the Edifice to submit reports of vibration monitoring, visual inspection and crack gauge reading by September 20
Out of 10 black boxes planted in the twin towers, so far only two have been recovered from the debris. Decrypting will start only after all 10 are recovered.
The builder has staked a claim over the land and wants to start a new project. The residents say it’s their turf. Looks like the parties may be back in court.
While Edifice Engineering said that the geotextile clothes covering the adjoining towers of Emerald Court and ATS Village have been completely removed, residents say they are avoiding going out fearing pollution.
The remark was made by a division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice M S Karnik while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) that claimed the real estate developer was encroaching on the land reserved for a playground in Mumbai's suburb of Khar.
Edifice brought down the towers in collaboration with South Africa-based Jet Demolitions.
Meteorologists say the wind is blowing the pollutants and debris towards Greater Noida and parts of Uttar Pradesh. By late afternoon on August 29, the wind may shift in the direction of Delhi but the threat of spreading pollutants to the national capital is minimal
The demolition is a victory of aggrieved consumers fighting for justice, it is a blow to the authority-developer nexus, a triumph of advanced engineering, and the pre-eminence of the judicial system
The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) had installed six machines to measure the ambient noise and the figures of the three places closest to the twin towers were taken for this measurement, officials said.
Experts say waste left behind in the basement will pose a serious threat to the environment and nearby residents and should be immediately transported to recycling plants or sent to construction sites for reuse
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Razing down of the Supertech Twin Towers in Noida was the biggest residential demolition in the country as Apex and Ceyane towers were taller than Qutub Minar.
Many homebuyers are priced out of the market as after over 10 years they need to add 40-50 percent more money to the refund amount to buy a new house
The cost of the demolition itself is estimated at about Rs 20 crore.
Supertech Twin Towers in Noida were razed down with more than 3,700 kg of explosives.
The Noida-Greater Noida Expressway will be closed for 30 minutes and be opened once the dust settles, DCP (traffic) Ganesh Prasad Saha has said. Some roads that have been closed since morning and will be reopened depending on the dust situation
In its statement, Supertech assured its home buyers that the Supreme Court order will not affect any other ongoing project and that the delivery of the remaining units will be completed on time.
More than 3,700 kg of explosives will be used in the demolition, which will be executed using the controlled implosion technique.
Around 50,000 tonnes will be used for filing the pit of the towers, while the remaining 30,000 tonnes will be transported to Noida's construction and demolition waste management plant in Sector 80 in 1,200-1,300 trucks
The biggest residential demolition in India is underway at Noida in Uttar Pradesh. And it would take all of 9 seconds. The Noida twin towers in Sector 93 built by developer Supertech Ltd, steeped in controversy for years, will finally be reduced to a mountain of rubble and dust at 2.30 pm on Sunday. The area, off the Expressway in Noida, is buzzing with activity thanks to a steady stream of curious onlookers, fleeing residents and large posse of police. Moneycontrol is bringing you a rolling coverage of the demolition with its journalists and cameramen assembled at Ground Zero. We have nine cameras providing viewers minute-by-minute real-time updates of the twin tower demolition. Watch the full coverage live on Moneycontrol.
The residents have vacated their premises by 7 am on August 28 and will be allowed to return only after 4 pm following safety clearance from officials.
The dust will prove to be more harmful to the cleaning workers as they will come in direct contact with it.
The larger Delhi-NCR area may escape pollution on August 28 but a low pressure in the area on August 29 will likely blow the debris towards Delhi-NCR. Seek immediate medical help in case of any irritation in the eyes and throat, nose spasms, or breathing difficulties, say experts
The announcement came after a meeting of all the stakeholders including Supertech, UPPCB, CBRI, and Edifice Engineering, chaired by NOIDA CEO Ritu Maheshwari, was held on August 26.