Imagine constructing a 20-ft high building in a day! Too good to be true? It means construction of a double story building in just one day. This an be done by adopting the technique of slip forming. Structure having a height more than three times that of Qutb Minar have been completed in Punjab in just two months with the help of slip forming.
Jagvir Goyal has not allowed his profession to cast him into moulds. Apart from constructing the tallest chimneys of North India, he has made time for writing, especially on topics related to civil engineering - his chosen area of expertise.
The death of a teenage girl in Mumbai on January 15this year as a result of poisoning due to gas emanating from a gas geyser has sent shockwaves across the country. In a similar incident, on December 8 last year, fire in a factory building in Delhi killed more than 40 persons while many were injured