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8th Annual General Meeting of CCPS
During 8th Annual General Meeting of CCPS held on 11th Dec. 2010 in New Delhi, following important activities proposed to be taken up:-
a) Development of Guidelines for:
(i) Building Hardware and Hardware Fittings
(ii) Selection, installation and Maintenance of Ceramic Tiles
(iii) Noise reduction in Buildings
(iv) Human Safety at Building Sites
(v) Use of Silicone Sealants in Structural Glazing Applications
b) Training programme on Selection of appropriate glass in buildings
c) Skill upgradation training programme for electricians, plumbers, masons, painters, glass cutters etc.
HNG Float Glass Ltd. is now a Founder Member
HNG Float Glass Ltd. (HNG FLOAT) has upgraded its membership from Associate to Founder Member. It was set up in 2006 under the flagship of Hindustan National Glass & Ind. Ltd. (HNGIL) to manufacture float glass. The company has a state-of-the-art integrated plant at Halol, Gujarat (35kms from Vadodra) with a capacity of 600 TPD and provision for second float line of 850 TPD. It has been built under technical guidance from TECO (USA) with an investment of around Rs. 550 crore. The company’s corporate vision is to become a leading international producer of float glass by employing advanced technology, innovative techniques and motivated employee partnerships, and to create value for stakeholders and customers by achieving a rapid & sustained long term growth.
Urgent Need for Proper Norms
CCPS organized an exclusive Press Conference on “URGENT NEED FOR PROPER NORMS ON USE OF GLASS IN BUILDINGS-CCPS concerns Human Safety” on February 27, 2010 at the Deputy Chairman’s Hall, Second floor, Constitution Club, Vithal Bhai Patel House, Rafi Marg, New Delhi. Shri Deepak Gahlowt, a senior Architect and Honorary Convener, CCPS along with other experts including Sh. D.S. Sachdev, Former DG, CPWD addressed the media. Journalist, reporters from electronic and print media covered the event.
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Glass & Glazing Standardisation
Confederation of Construction Products and Services (CCPS) has developed “Guidelines on Use of Glass in Buildings - Human Safety” to ensure safe use of glass in critical locations where chances of injury due to glass breakage is high in buildings. These guidelines have been developed for the first time by adopting the consensus approach involving all stake holders, including architects, engineers, key municipalities and other government departments, etc. CPWD has adopted the guidelines for implementation and were released on 155th CPWD Day on 12th July 2009 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi in the presence of Smt. Shiela Dixit, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Govt. of Delhi, Sh. Saugata Roy, Hon’ble Minister of State for Urban Development, and more than thousand dignitaries and participants attending the function. (Photograph of release of the guidelines)
Central PWD, Govt. of India has issued an Office Memorandum No. 129/SE (TAS)/2007/212 dated 04.08.2009 directing to follow/implementation of “Guidelines on Use of Glass in Buildings- Human Safety” in the department throughout the country and PWD, Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi to ensure safe use of glass while planning, designing and executing the buildings.
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Asahi India Glass Ltd. is now a CCPS Founder Member
Asahi India Glass Ltd. has upgraded their membership from Corporate Member. Asahi India is the largest automotive and float glass manufacturers in India. Its product range includes: Water Repellant Windshields, Laminated Door Glass, Tempered Automotive Glass, Solar Control Glass, Sheet glass and Figured Glass. The Automotive Glass SBU is India’s largest manufacturer of world class automotive safety glass and one of the largest in Asia.
Training on "Guidelines on use of Glass in Buildings - Human Safety"
CCPS has successfully organised workshops on "Guidelines on Use of Glass in Buildings-Human Safety" in the country which were attended by more than 276 participants. Workshops were organised for following departments
Municipal Corporation Delhi
Airport Authority of India, Delhi
Delhi Development Authority
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation & Institute of Town Planners, Andhra Chapter, PWD, Delhi
Punjab Urban Development Authority, Mohali
Practising Engineers, Architects & Town Planners Association (India), Mumbai
Indian Building Congress, Delhi
Public Works Department, Engineers of common wealth games, Delhi
It was a great success as almost all the participants have accepted the Guidelines positively.
Anutone Acoustics Ltd. joined CCPS as an Corporate Member
Anutone has joined CCPS as a corporate member. It is India’s foremost technology company in the construction sector. They served the needs of rapidly changing markets of specialty interiors with emphasis on acoustical comfort, environmental, industrial and product noise management and specialty exteriors with emphasis on energy savings. For any further information, You can check their website- www.anutone.com
Ishanya and CCPS tie-up to improve craftsmanship in interiors and exteriors
- Training and Development Centre to be set up jointly for quality excellence in craftsmanship in interiors and exteriors
- Consumers and industry to benefit... read more
CCPS 4TH PUBLICATION “Construction Products in India”:
CCPS has brought out “Construction Products in India” fourth in series, is now available for sale. The Publication enlists new and latest construction products with their technical specifications, usages, properties and manufacturers in India. There is a special concession offered to all professionals in the construction industry, educational institutions and students. For further details, contact CCPS office.
|CCPS Power Tools Manual
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Stone Artifact Promotion Project
The main aim of the project is to compile a manual on promotion of Rajasthan stones and artifacts. As of now, CCPS has compiled the standards from Bureau of Indian Standards and field survey has already been started in various parts of Rajasthan.
On the Stone Artifacts Promotion Project, a total of 9 clusters had been identified for field survey. DRONAH-CCPS had completed field surveys of six stone clusters by July, 2007, and an additional two clusters were surveyed in August. One remaining cluster is currently being surveyed and will be completed by October. The data gathered for all the surveys includes detailed field notes mentioning names of quarries, suppliers (raw and finished), craftsmen, and exporters and describing the various processes and products which have emerged from each of the team’s cluster visits; a databank of process and product photographs; sketches by master craftsmen and by surveyors; and lists of contact names and addresses.
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