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Aditya Birla Group's Birla Pivot eyes $1 bn revenue in 3 years

Birla Pivot, a B2B e-commerce platform for building materials of the Aditya Birla Group, is target…

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Micron begins construction on $2.7 bn India semiconductor plant in 'epic' beginning

Sanand (Gujarat)Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday said that India has embarked upon it…

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Banned cancer-causing additives have been found in commercial floor covers — here’s another reason why that's concerning

In order to convert polymers into actual usable products, manufacturers add certain chemicals to al…

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The ship that crashed into the Baltimore bridge carried 764 tons of hazardous material, and some containers have been breached, NTSB says

NTSB chief Jennifer Homendy said her team saw a "sheen on the waterway" but aren't sure how much of…

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Road projects to boost domestic construction equipment players' revenues

The revenue for the domestic construction equipment sector is expected to grow by 14-15% in FY24 on…

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The Japan Airlines plane that caught fire used carbon-fiber composite materials that are less heat-resistant

Experts have remarked on the A350's use of carbon fiber composites — but aren't blaming them …

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Construction materials startup GlobalFair raises $20 million from Lightspeed, others

Construction materials startup GlobalFair raises $20 million from Lightspeed, others

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Swedish architects are building skyscrapers out of wood laminates glued together. The material is shockingly sturdy.

More architects in Sweden are turning to wood to build their structures and make them more sustaina…

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E-commerce platform for construction material Infra.Market raises $125 million from Tiger Global investment

Construction material e-commerce platform Infra.Market has raised $125 million in a Series D round …

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Mark Mobius is bullish on tech stocks, healthcare and construction materials amid market sell-off

"Tech is going to be continuing to hit these countries around the world, and companies that are sup…

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Recovery in real estate sector likely to boost household income, says ICICI Securities

The sector generates a variety of jobs including for construction workers and other informal job…

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Lumber prices just dropped for a 9th straight week amid slowing DIY spending

Lumber prices have slumped roughly 60% from their peak earlier this year.

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An ethical choice or just another fad? Here’s what sustainable fashion includes and why it’s worth caring about

Sustainable clothing refers to clothing that has contributed to less carbon footprint and has less …

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Home builders are desperate for quick and inexpensive materials, so they're turning to Home Depot and Congress for help

Construction projects are delayed because the combined supply chain crisis and housing demand means…

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Civil engineers are adjusting designs and materials to make them more sustainable, but experts say many more solutions are needed

Insider spoke with the Northeastern civil-engineering professor Jerome F. Hajjar about his industry…

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Jeep's CEO doesn't think there are enough raw materials on earth to meet electric-car demand

The chief executive of Jeep-maker Stellantis doesn't think there are enough of the necessary raw ma…

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Construction is bad for the planet. This startup's solution is to assemble buildings like they're flatpack furniture.

With the global population approaching 10 billion, it's clear construction won't slow down. One sta…

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Homebuilders are slowing down construction, and it could make it even harder for first-time buyers in the years ahead

As construction costs rise, there are fewer homes being built. It could make it harder for first-ti…

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CO2 emissions from building and construction hits a new high: Report

The sector's operational energy-related CO2 emissions reached 10 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent …