Government to set up an international road construction company

Firm would be separate from national highways authority, says Gadkari, and would be funded using dollar loans

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Govt-to-set-up-an-international-road-construction-company.html

UltraTech to buy Jaiprakash Associates cement assets for Rs. 16,500 crore

Once the transaction is completed, UltraTech’s cement capacity will rise to 90.7 MTPA from the current 68.3 MTPA

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/Ultratech-to-buy-Jaypees-cement-assets-at-Rs16500-crore.html

Infrastructure: Road ahead clears up for construction firms

The biggest positive is the small but steady rise in order inflows during the quarter

http://www.livemint.com/Money/Infrastructure-Road-ahead-clears-up-for-construction-firms.html

How to build smart cities

A hallmark of smart systems is the union of data and action

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/How-to-build-smart-cities.html

Railway to ease norms for developing stations

Move to ease norms for private firms to redevelop 400 stations after interested developers said they won’t be able to bid under the criteria mentioned in the draft tender document

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Railway-to-ease-norms-for-developing-stations.html

Mumbai leads the way as home sales rise 15% in Dec quarter

In top eight markets, cumulative sales of apartments priced Rs50 lakh to Rs1 crore was the most, at 24.4 million sq. ft.

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/Mumbai-leads-the-way-as-home-sales-rise-15-in-Dec-quarter.html

SAIL to invest over Rs. 10,200 crore on mines

The modernization, expansion drive aims enhance steel production capacity from 12.8 MTPA to 21.4 MTPA at an indicative investment of Rs. 61,870 crore

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/SAIL-to-invest-over-Rs10200-crore-on-mines.html

Indian Steel Association seeks easier terms for debt repayment

Profit margins for domestic steel manufacturers have been hit due to a rise in cheaper steel imports

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/Indian-Steel-Association-seeks-easier-terms-for-debt-repayme.html

Steel consumption will increase in 2016: TV Narendran

The managing director (India and Southeast Asia) of Tata Steel on the current duty structure of steel and how it affects consumption of the commodity

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/Steel-consumption-will-increase-in-2016-TV-Narendran.html

Government tightens curbs on steel imports as global glut hurts mills

Minimum prices for inbound shipments range from $341 a metric ton to as much as $752 per ton across various grades of steel

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/India-tightens-curbs-on-steel-imports-as-global-glut-hurts-m.html

Maharashtra plans to offer construction finance

The plan is, the Shivshahi Punarvasan Prakalp Ltd (SPPL) —a fully-owned government company — will extend finance for construction activity at an interest rate of 11.15 per cent annum.

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/maharashtra-plans-to-offer-construction-finance/#sthash.9NnJGuzX.dpuf

Sand to be available free for construction within AP

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/Sand-to-be-available-free-for-construction-within-AP/articleshow/51163792.cms

India’s Real Estate Bill – a thorny rose?

http://forbesindia.com/blog/economy-policy/indias-real-estate-bill-a-thorny-rose/

Women finally taking charge of Indian real estate

http://realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com/realty-check/women-finally-taking-charge-of-indian-real-estate/

Green building to grow by 20% in India by 2018: USGBC

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/

Modulex India to invest Rs 100 crore to set up steel factory

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/