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Construction : News & Events | October 2018 | Source : CW-India

Awards Bagged

  • GMR-led Hyderabad International Airport has won an 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit Award at the award ceremony for 'Excellence in Energy Management', by CII.
  • House of Hiranandani has won the 'Best Integrated Township of the Year' for the Chennai Egattur-OMR Township project and the 'Best Residential Building' for Hill Crest-Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru.

  • Cygni Energy has been awarded the CII award under the Most Innovative Energy Saving Product of the Year 2018 for its Solar DC Inverterless technology.

  • LiuGong Chairman Zeng Guang'an has been honoured with the 'Leading Figure of First International Capacity Cooperation' Award.

  • Ambuja Cements has moved two notches up to the 5th rank globally in the Construction Material category - the only Indian company to secure such a high rank - adjudged by the internationally renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index - 2018.

  • With an aim to develop India's unskilled and semi-skilled labour pool into a productive and skilled workforce, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has collaborated with Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) to enhance skill training among youth in the BFSI sector.

RIP
Dr Prem C Jain (82), Chairman, CII-Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), passed away on September 20 in New Delhi.

He was Chairman Emeritus of AECOM India, a leading global consultancy with 1 lakh engineers and architects in 150 countries. Dr Jain was the designer of services for Rashtrapati Bhawan, Prime Minister's Office, Vigyan Bhawan, AIIMS, Bahai Temple Extension, Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Osho Ashram Pune, and many other iconic projects.

He has led his company to the world's highest 60 Platinum and 40 Gold awards from IGBC and USGBC, for the design of services for green buildings in India. Under Dr Jain's guidance, IGBC today, enjoys the world's second highest total registered green footprint of 6.33 billion sq ft. He aspired for India to be 'JagatGuru' in Sustainability by 2022.

 
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