South Asia

Ferrovial sells stake in Indian road construction company for €214 million
Published on: 13 June, 2024
Dutch-headquartered infrastructure company Ferrovial has sold its stake Indian road construction company IRB Infrastructure Developers via its Cintra subsidiary
Pakistan secures US$1bn loan for hydropower project
Published on: 13 June, 2024
Pakistan receives $1 billion loan from the World Bank to start hydropower plant
Intel suspends US$25bn Israel chip plant project
Published on: 13 June, 2024
Technology firm Intel said it’s suspending its chip plant expansion plan in Israel but that it was not due to the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza
Ammann finalises acquisition of Volvo CE paving subsidiaries
Published on: 05 June, 2024
Ammann purchased two paving companies from Volvo CE
Larsen & Toubro to build 605-bedroom hospital in Kolkata
Published on: 20 May, 2024
Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro has won a deal to build a 605-bedroom hospital and medical college in Rajarhat, Kolkata, India
6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world
Published on: 20 May, 2024
Here are 6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world.
India’s economic tailwinds propel Larsen & Toubro’s construction business growth
Published on: 10 May, 2024
A strong Indian economy and the strengthening of physical and digital infrastructure in the country has helped the country’s biggest contractor, Larsen & Toubro to grow further
EXCLUSIVE: Jet Demolition’s 3 most difficult implosive projects
Published on: 29 April, 2024
Kate Bester details the complexities of taking down giant structures in the some of the world’s most populous cities 
India’s first locally produced electric dump truck
Published on: 12 April, 2024
Electric dump truck has a payload capacity of 70 tonnes
Punjab government to initiate major bridge reconstruction project
Published on: 28 March, 2024
The initiative is part of the “Restoring the Struggle and Prosperous Punjab” programme
3 regions to watch in the education construction sector
Published on: 28 March, 2024
Three regions around the world to watch in the education construction sector.
How one man became the founder of an industry
Published on: 25 March, 2024
Mohan Ramanathan on writing India’s first regulations specifically for demolition
Ferrovial buys stake in Indian roads company for €740m
Published on: 20 March, 2024
Infrastructure firm Ferrovial has paid €740 million (US$802.3 million) for a stake in an investment company that develops and operates road projects in India.
India construction outlook: Optimism for the year ahead
Published on: 15 March, 2024
The Indian construction market has been rapidly growing. With numerous infrastructure projects in the works, the country is poised to reach new milestones in the near future, reports Catrin Jones
Indian government approves construction of three chip factories worth US$15.2bn
Published on: 01 March, 2024
The Indian government has approved the construction of three separate semiconductor fabs, which together will see the investment of US$15.2 billion.
Larsen & Toubro wins Jakarta railway deal worth up to $300m
Published on: 26 February, 2024
India’s biggest construction company Larsen & Toubro has won a contract to build an extension to the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Indonesia.
‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Published on: 23 February, 2024
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
India’s largest airport project using five Potain cranes
Published on: 21 February, 2024
The Noida International Airport has been in development for more than two decades
Trade corridor deal between India and UAE paves way for new rail projects
Published on: 14 February, 2024
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to develop a trade corridor connection Europe with India through the Middle East.
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
Published on: 06 February, 2024
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
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