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Safeguard duty to the rescue of the steel sector

Safeguard duty to the rescue of the steel sector

The proposed 20 per cent safeguard duty on imported steel to be a welcome relief for the steel sector, which is struggling due to cheap imports from China and countries with which India has free trade agreements, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). The safeguard duty on hot-rolled coils (HRC) would benefit the integrated steel

Construction materials market: Future growth & demand drivers

Ans Hariharasudhan states that Indian construction majors are producing materials such as cement, steel and glass that have shown strong growth of around 10% per annum – this is indicating sustained demand. Construction Industry in India is the second largest economic activity after agriculture. India’s Construction industry has grown at 11.1 per cent Compounded Annual

Stainless Steel: Green building materials

Neeraj Raja Kochhar explains that stainless steel is chosen over and above other alternatives in construction sector because of its low maintenance and longevity. Stainless steel products contribute towards renewable energy generation, energy efficiency and reduction in environmental impact.     Stainless steel is one of the most environment friendly metals used in architecture and

‘Our target is 1 mln tonne steel production by 2025’

Steel Exchange India Limited (SEIL) is one of the largest steel manufacturers in the private sector in Andhra Pradesh. The promoters were originally into trading of steel & steel related products under the banner of Vizag Profiles. As demand for steel started growing from 2000 onwards, the promoters gradually ventured into steel manufacturing as a

Project cost index eases in July

-Dr. M.S.Kapadia   ERIL Index of Cost of Project Inputs declined nominally during July, probably reflecting some lull in projects investment due to intensification of monsoon rains. The final estimates of consolidated project outlay indices, made available after two months of provisional estimates, have tended to be higher (relative to provisional numbers). The y-o-y increase

‘We are bullish about the Indian infrastructure play’

Kridhan Infra Limited is the new avatar of Readymade Steel India Limited. RMS has executed prestigious projects like Mumbai Mono Rail, Sahar Elevated Access Road, Nashik Elevated Corridor, Palais Royale, Mumbai, Phoenix market City, Mumbai, World Crest, Mumbai, Orchid Crown, Mumbai. Anil Agrawal, Managing Director – Kridhan Infra told Sandeep Menezes that he was sure