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  • A Make in India product, designed to cut down infra-red radiation from sunlight which causes intense heat in rail coaches, buses, electrical equipment, oil pipelines etc Succeeded in bringing down the temperature in Indian Railway coaches by up to 20% Bengaluru, 26 May 2020: During summers, temperatures in India can soar up to 48-degree Celsius resulting into heating of trains, buses, trucks, which causes discomfort to travellers. The heatwaves also bring down the efficiency of cooling methods and becomes a financial burden on transportation providers. With a specific focus on this, 3M India’s [...]
  • MMRDA update : After successfully completing Phase I of the makeshift COVID-19 Hospital in Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) grounds, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has begun base work and ground levelling of Phase II comprising an additional 1,000-bed facility. The facility will be constructed a little ahead of the existing Phase I of the COVID-19 care centre which was handed over to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on May 18. The Charismatic aura of a true leader ensures the morale of the team is always lifted. Shri. R. A. Rajeev [...]
  • It is often said that “An image is worth a thousand words” . DMRC’s engineers have kept this age old adage in mind while planning the awareness campaign regarding precautions for Covid – 19 at its construction sites. Along with all conventional methods to raise awareness about this pertinent issue, a number of pictorial awareness messages have been painted at DMRC’s sites so that the workers keep getting reminded about the precautions while at work. At almost every corner of the construction sites, there is a pictorial message, with relevant [...]
  • After resuming construction work in the city,  Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has now invited Open e-Tenders for the  Implementation of Integrated Project Monitoring Software for Civil, Electrical & System Works of upcoming Projects of DMRC. Key Details: Name of Work: Contract: IPMS-01R/2020: Development, Implementation and Maintenance of Integrated Project Monitoring Software for Civil, Electrical & System Works of upcoming Projects of DMRC. Approximate cost of work: INR 8.00 Crore (Inclusive of GST) Completion period of the Work: 64 Months (4 months is for Development and Go-Live and remaining 60 [...]
  • After finalizing procurement of rolling stock of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor in which Bombardier Transportation India Private Limited emerged the winner, the National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited has now invited online bids for the Supply of Rail Grinding Machine for Ballastless / Ballasted track of RRTS” for Delhi–Ghaziabad–Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Corridor. Key Details: Contract No.: DM/TW/COR-OF/113 Loan No. and Title: P51073-IND: Delhi – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Investment Project (Tranche 1). Name of Work: Package 18: DM/TW/COROF/113: Design, manufacture, Supply, testing, commissioning & operation of [...]
  • Jolarpettai Junction Railway Station serves as a major railhead under Chennai Division of Southern Railway handling over 190 train services daily.  Southern Railway is carrying out major infrastructure and safety works during lockdown to obviate disruptions to passenger train operations. Upgradation of 4 Km long Jolarpettai yard taken up during this period has paved the way for enhanced Speed and Safety of train operations at Jolarpettai.  This vital yard modification work at Jolarpettai yard was taken up o­n May 14th and completed o­n 21st May, 2020. This will improve the speed [...]
  • A Foot Over Bride (FOB) constructed by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to connect the Samaypur Badli Metro station with the nearby Badli Railway station and the Samaypur village has now been opened for public movement. The 88 metre long FOB connects the concourse of the Samaypur Badli Metro station on Yellow Line with the Platforms 1 and 2 of the Badli Railway station of Northern Railway. The FOB then connects both the Metro station and the railway station with the nearby Samaypur village. The FOB is 6.1 metres [...]
  • KEC International yesterday said it has resumed construction work of the Delhi Metro’s Phase IV project. The company said in a tweet,”KEC resumes construction of the Delhi Metro Phase IV project for @OfficialDMRC, with strict adherence to all social distancing and safety norms mandated by the Government. KEC resumes construction of the Delhi Metro Phase IV project for @OfficialDMRC, with strict adherence to all social distancing and safety norms mandated by the Government. #DMRC #DelhiMetro pic.twitter.com/Soi7KDhQSZ — KEC International (@KEC_Intl) May 21, 2020 Last year, the company bagged two civil [...]
  • In February this year, RITES Limited emerged as a successful bidder for supply of Locomotives, Coaches and DEMUs (Diesel electric Multiple Units) to a Cape Gauge country.  Now , Tenders are invited, through E-Tendering system, by RITES Ltd., a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways for “Design and Development of Car Body Shell for 8 variants of Cape Gauge Passenger Coaches”. KEY DETAILS: Brief Scope of Work: The Scope of Work consists of “Design and Development of Car Body Shell for 8 variants of Cape Gauge Passenger Coaches”. [...]
  • Gurugram: RITES Ltd, (NSE: RITES, BSE: 541556) the leading Infrastructure Consultancy and Engineering company, has resumed its operations at most of its offices and project sites after Covid-induced lockdown restrictions were eased. Further , the company has signed Shareholders’ Agreement for acquiring 24% stake in Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) for Rs. 48 crore, with Rail Land Development Authority and IRCON International being the other equity partners. Besides, its corporate office in Gurugram, project offices at Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad and inspection offices at Bhilai, Delhi, Chennai have also started [...]

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