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Thursday , 8 December 2022

Infrastructure

Intelligent Communication Technology (ICT) for improving Public Transport Integration

The bus transport reform in Seoul came together at many levels including the establishment of a new institutional and regulatory framework, the restructuring of operation and management of bus services, and the alignment of the investment programs to environmental concerns while ensuring greater quality of services for consumers. Seoul’s Transportation Overview In the early 1950s Seoul began to reform its ...

Improving competency in the construction & heavy engineering space

The strong growth of Construction and Heavy Equipment (C&HE) sector worldwide and especially in India demands innovation led engineering & design and channelizing of engineering talent to the sector. Samir Yajnik, President Sales & COO, Tata Technologies – AsiaPacific and Chairperson, NASSCOM SIG – C&HE (Construction and Heavy Equipment) spoke to TrafficInfraTech about the need for filling the gap between ...

Enhancing Customer Experience in Mall Parking

As part of the 2-day Conference during TrafficInfraTech Expo 2015 / Parking InfraTech Expo, there were panel discussions on Parking Management. The session on Mall Parking had (L –R in the picture above) Nimish K. Sonawala, Managing Director, Skidata (India) Pvt Ltd, Wilfred Menezes, CEO, Omnitec Group, Brett Mathews, CEO (Group), Secure Parking Corporation, Abhishek Bansal, Executive Director, Pacific Malls ...

Construction Challenges:

Widening Highway on the Hills The Project Road is an important link between the National Capital and the tourist destination of Manali in Himachal Pradesh. Also the NH-21 is a major link to Leh in Ladakh. With the opening of Rohtang pass tunnel in future, this will be an all weather strategically important link to Ladakh. The Project Road starts from the Kiratpur in Punjab town and connects to ...

The “Connected Vehicles Experience”

-Through an OEM’s Lens It would not be an overstatement to say that the Indian telematics industry has reached its watershed moment. The combination of changing Indian macro and micro economic, political and business scenarios has given the impetus for embracing this technology, with more and more OEMs and after market players trying to take advantage, to enable their customers have a better ...

Construction Challenges: Bridge over the River Kosi

River Kosi or the ‘Sorrow of Bihar’ is one the most flood prone rivers in the world. During monsoon, this mighty river overflows and changes path mile over miles bringing endless misery to the people of north Bihar. Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited took the challenging task of bridging the river in record time, bringing hope to region. Kishor Kumar Mohanty, ...

Building the Trichy- Karur Stretch of NH-67

Overcoming Challenges Ajay Sharma, Associate Vice-President, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd discusses the challenges that the recently completed project to widen the Trichy-Karur stretch of NH-67 faced in its execution. TK Toll Road Pvt. Limited (TKTRPL), a SPV of Reliance Infrastructure Limited entered into a Concession Agreement (CA) with NHAI in 2007 for strengthening and widening of the 2-lane road to 4-lane ...

Vehicle Telematics

Best Practices ‘To err is human, to forgive is Divine’ is not at all acceptable in the security or service industry. The security industry is paid to protect, secure and deliver. There is no place for gaps or lapses at all. While there is no specific data available on the date the first bank or cash van was looted, it ...

Case Study: Access Control System for the Barrakka Lift in Vallett

To regulate constant flow of tourists from the port to the historical city center of Valletta, Malta, Came Group provided a practical alternative at the famed baroque, the Barrakka Lift, by designing the access management system. The Barakka Lift project derives its strength from the rigour necessary to resolve the dichotomy between the strong historic nature of the site context ...

Hot-in-Place Recycling

The use of Hot In-Place Recycling (HIR) in road construction is quite widespread in the United States. This article is a discussion about some experiences with this process over the last two decades and how this process and the associated equipment and work methods have evolved. Past Experience The idea of using HIR was originally known as Heater Scarification in ...