Flexible Warehousing Space Available at INDORE

P4D, an online marketplace for warehousing, is offering flexible warehousing space on pallets basis in Indore. Location: Just off the NH 3 in close proximity of Airport and City Railway Station which makes it an ideal location to serve logistics advantages. Being in the suburbs of Indore, the warehouse is accessible with 24X7 hassle free movement of Trucks & Vehicle. Pallets are available @ Rs 12/per day basis. For Booking Log on to www.p4d.pw

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Industry-Academia Conclave throws the spotlight on Industry 4.0

  PALS (PAN IIT Alumni Leadership Series), a voluntary educational initiative of Alumni of all IITs, organized an Industry-Academia Conclave at IIT Madras Campus late last week. The theme of the Conclave was ‘Conquering Industry 4.0.’ Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, characterised by the coming together of Digital and Physical worlds and Digitisation of Manufacturing Processes, based on cyber-physical systems, will throw up challenges in leadership and workforce skill gap, for which both Industry and Academia are to be prepared. The Conclave Guests of Honour were B. Muthuraman, Former…

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Gold Award for Sagarmala

The Ministry of Shipping’s flagship programme for port-led-development ‘Sagarmala’ received the ‘Gold Award’ in infrastructure sector in the recently concluded 52nd Skoch Summit 2018in New Delhi, recognizing the programmes’s contribution to India’s socio-economic transformation and it’s role inpropelling fast-track growth and infrastructure development. The Sagarmala Programme also received the ‘Order of Merit’ at the Summit. The Skoch Awards recognize leadership and excellence in accelerating socio-economic changes. Theseawards have become a benchmark of best practices in India in the fields of governance, infrastructure, finance, banking, technology, corporate citizenship, economics and inclusive growth.

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Walmart Foundation Invests in ‘Farmer Program’ in India

Walmart Foundation has decided to invest a further $2 million in its ‘Famer Market Readiness Programme’ which is slated to help about 6000 farmers in Andhra Pradesh and provide them better market access. This is part of an ongoing initiative of the foundation wherein it has invested close to $4 million allocated to projects in Andhra Pradesh within the past six months. At a recent meeting in New Delhi, senior representatives from Walmart and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropic (ICRISAT) launched ICRISAT’s program focussed on two…

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Emirates SkyCargo initiates new South American trade lane

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of global aviation giant Emirates, will be opening one more trade lane in South America to its global network. From 5th July, the cargo division of the airline will be commencing operations in Santiago, Chile. Santiago will be Emirates SkyCargo’s sixth destination in South America following Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Viracopos, Buenos Aires and Ciudad del Este. The air cargo carrier will be offering customers up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity on its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. The new service will offer one of…

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Airbus BelugaXL transport aircraft rolls-out of paintshop

The first BelugaXL, the next generation offering from global aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus,  has rolled out of the paintshop unveiling a special livery making it look like a Beluga Whale. The livery was one of six choices submitted to Airbus employees through a poll in which 20,000 people participated. With 40% votes in favour, the smiley livery won. The BelugaXL will now undertake ground tests before first flight planned in summer 2018.  The decision to launch new aircraft BelugaXL was taken in November 2014 to address the transport and ramp-up…

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Kalpataru receives orders from Bangladesh, Tajikistan

Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL), a leading global EPC player in the power and infrastructure contracting sector has secured new orders worth Rs. 1,235 crores. These include an order for Railway infrastructure construction from Bangladesh Railways in a consortium wherein KPTL is a stakeholder.  The company has also bagged orders for transmission line and substation in Tajikistan and India totalling Rs.346 Crores Commenting on the new order announcements, Manish Mohnot, Managing Director & CEO, KPTL said “Our strong order book position in T&D, Railways and Oil & Gas Pipeline businesses has strengthened…

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