5 Construction Site Safety Tips to Ensure Workers Stay Safe and Healthy

Accidents in construction sites are inevitable. The threat to the health and wellbeing of workers come from numerous sources – like, equipment failure, exposure to toxic substances, electrocution, working at heights and more. If you follow newspaper reports, you will discover that more than 77 deaths have taken place between 2012 and 2015, though these … Continue reading “5 Construction Site Safety Tips to Ensure Workers Stay Safe and Healthy”

Properties and Interesting Facts about Steel

Steel is one of the most significant construction materials used across industries. It dominates our everyday life. From refrigerators to automotive spare parts to surgical scalpels and what not, steel is used in almost every aspect of our living. Though the nature of steel is altered subject to specific purposes, the strength and durability attribute … Continue reading “Properties and Interesting Facts about Steel”

Use of Steel in the Automotive Industry

Steel is one of the most common materials used in the automobile industry. The wide usage of steel has helped automobile manufacturers achieve a certain standard and quality in terms of strength, safety and average life expectancy for their vehicles at comparatively lower costs as compared to other materials. However, steel manufacturing companies have for … Continue reading “Use of Steel in the Automotive Industry”

How to Make Earthquake-Resistant Buildings in India

Earthquakes are devastating. They cause tremendous damage to lives and properties; the culprit mostly being inadequate construction norms and procedures. The extent of damage during an earthquake depends largely on the construction practices that are followed in that particular region or affected area. This exposes us to the vulnerability of our building codes and incompetent … Continue reading “How to Make Earthquake-Resistant Buildings in India”