Rs 12,700-crore Mumbai coastal project taps new state-of-the-art technology

For the last 18 months, bystanders, fitness enthusiasts and passersby around the Worli area have been witness to massive earthmoving mach­ines, spaceship-size drills and other such heavy-duty industrial equipment working at a frenetic pace — morning, noon and night. Along with an army of men and women, the machines are on the job to reclaim land from the Arabian Sea to execute one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects — the Mumbai Coastal Road Project — in what is today among the world’s most congested cities. The massive project will also involve digg.....

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