Cement biggies vying to bag concrete road contracts

October 2014
FRPT- Infrastructure Snapshot;10/26/2014, p5
Industry Profile
Industry Report
The article focuses on cement makers JK Cement and UltraTech, which have been placed bids to supply cement to the road transport and highways projects of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) of India. Topics discussed include the government tender is scheduled to close on October 24, 2014, the agency considers entering into rate contracts with companies to purchase concrete and cement, and the cost options for various projects.


Related Articles

  • Transport Infrastructure Outlook and Overview.  // India Infrastructure Report;Q2 2012, Issue 2, p41 

    The article presents an overview of the transport infrastructure in India. The country has the third-largest road network in the world with a total of 3,320,410 kilometers (km) of roadways, in which 1,517,000km or 45% is paved. It mentions that the country's road building plan is considered as...

  • AP unveils 55,616km rural road network.  // FRPT- Infrastructure Snapshot;12/21/2015, p14 

    The article reports that the Andhra Pradesh government in India has identified 29,089 kilometers of cement concrete roads and 55,616 kilometers of internal roads that need to be constructed as part of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Scheme.

  • Nagpur gets Rs. 100cr concrete road network.  // FRPT- Infrastructure Snapshot;8/31/2015, p5 

    The article focuses on the construction of classic road network in Nagpur, India, sanctioned by the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) for concrete road network.

  • FHWA STUDY ON RECYCLED CONCRETE USE.  // Concrete International;Aug2004, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p25 

    Reports that the Pavement Recycling Team of the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) completed a review of recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) state-of-the-practice use by five state transportation departments. Texas Department of Transportation's use of RCA in portland cement concrete...

  • A hunt for durable concrete leads to dual-layer technique. Phair, Matthew; Reina, Peter // ENR: Engineering News-Record;05/12/97, Vol. 238 Issue 19, p10 

    Discusses a technique in road construction that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is planning to use to give its roadways double-duty performance. Description of the technique popular in Europe; Criticism about the method's durability.

  • UTTIPEC clears two road projects for Delhi.  // FRPT- Infrastructure Snapshot;8/24/2014, p7 

    The article reports that Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure Planning and Engineering Centre (UTTIPEC) organization has cleared two flyovers for Delhi, India. It states that the Public Works Department (PWD) government ministry is preparing for construction of the projects as well...

  • Noida unveils Rs. 1,700cr new townships.  // FRPT- Infrastructure Snapshot;1/26/2014, p9 

    The article reports on the approval of the government of Uttar Pradesh for the art trunk infrastructure which include rapid bus transit system, roads and information technology (IT) project. Mentioned is the investment for the Greater Noida townships as well as the solar power project in...

  • THE ROAD MORE TRAVELED. McCraven, Sue // Precast Solutions;Spring2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p29 

    The article focuses on the I-680 project, the largest precast concrete pavement application project in the U.S. conducted by Lathrop, California-based Con-Fab California Corp. It mentions that the company produced eight-feet to 36-feet long precast/prestressed concrete paving (PPVP) slabs for...

  • Slag Cement Steps Up. O'Brien Jr., Patrick F. // Concrete Producer;Jan2005, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p63 

    Focuses on the reconstruction of the Interstate 290/state Route 53 by the Illinois Department of Transportation in Chicago in 2003. Benefits of the Grancem slag cement concrete to the construction of the road; Adjustments made to the pavement's air content; Factors that affected the project's...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics