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            India has been relentlessly treading path to progress in road
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            witnessed decline as compared to year 2020-21 when the country
            developed a record 13,327 km of national highways, the temporary   Assistant Editor: Prerna Sharma
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            We are also seeing various innovative practices being encouraged   anand@constructionopportunities.in
            by the government in making construction sustainable. For instance,   Head Circulation & Subscription:
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            construction, trial use of ‘steel slag’ in road construction has been   Creative Designer & Coordinator:
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            According to an official statement released by NHAI, this initiative
            will help to address the challenge of shortage of material used in   Press Releases:
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            the development of National Highways and could replace natural
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            material from  the  steel industry. The  use  of  such  material  in  road   All rights reserved. While all efforts are made to
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            construction will make construction more economical and promote
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            the circular economy and resource efficiency.                     for any unlikely errors that might occur.
            Positive winds of change are for anybody to witness and infer that
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            While the path to progress is a still long… the concerted approach
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            and efforts of the policy makers, construction companies, equipment
            manufacturers and technology service providers are ensuring that   The information on products and projects on
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            India creates exceptional infrastructural benchmarks in time-bound   readers. However, readers are cautioned to
            and sustainable manner.                                           make inquiries and take decisions on purchase
                                                                              or investment after consulting experts on the
            As we are all set to step into new Financial Year 2023-24 from April   subject. CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES holds no
            2023, here’s wishing every stakeholder huge success in all their   responsibility for any decision taken by readers on
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