Real State and Construction | The Daily Star
Publish: November 25, 2013
Steel buildings to redraw industrial landscape

Steel buildings to redraw industrial landscape

Local steel-building makers are expecting a bright future for the pre-fabricated building sector as an increasing number of conglomerates, including foreign companies, are setting up such structures for industrial use. “The demand for steel buildings is increasing in the country

The factory of MI Cement at West Mukterpur in Munshiganj district. Photo: MI Cement

Cement industry takes a hit from political impasse

Cement manufacturers are passing tough times as the sector is being hit hard by political instability. The cost of transporting cement from mill gates to retail-level sellers has doubled, and more importantly, no transport can be arranged during shutdowns, manufacturers

Cityscape to pioneer real eco-friendly buildings

Cityscape to pioneer real eco-friendly buildings

What was once a dream for many realtors in Bangladesh to set up world standard, environment friendly green buildings will become a reality sooner than expected. Cityscape International Ltd, a local real estate company, plans to open an eco-friendly commercial

Cement makers coming of age

Cement makers coming of age

The development of cement industry in Bangladesh dates back to the early-fifties but its growth in real sense started only about a decade. Till 1990 about 95 percent of the country’s demand for cement had been met through import. The

Real estate hit by high interest rates

Real estate has been hit by high interest rates that have caused a severe drop in sales, industry people said. Real estate developers now pay 18 percent or more in interest rates for bank loans, up from 14-15 percent a

Ductile and fatigue properties of steel
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Ductile and fatigue properties of steel

Construction steel is the material for the backbone of a country’s economic development. A nation’s state of economic development can be gauged from the annual per capita consumption of steel.  The table below shows at a glance the steel consumption