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Gypsum board, an eco-friendly construction material

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

The government's infrastructure projects, increased construction activities in rural and suburban areas and growth of the real estate sector are the factors which are fuelling...

Berger to produce high-end construction chemicals

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited (BPBL) is ablolaely the market leader in the paint industry, having notched up more than 55 per cent market share. It...

Customers regaining confidence in housing sector

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

The following are the excerpts from the interview of Mufakkharul Islam Khasru, Managing Director of Finlay Properties Limited, an affiliate of JF (Bangladesh) Ltd, in...

We need a sustainable, business-friendly duty and tariff structure

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

The following are the excerpts from the interview of Md. Shahidullah, Managing Director, Metrocem Group, in an interview with The Financial Express:1. Would you please...

Sale of bricks, sand to rise in coming days

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

Demands for bricks and sand have been on a downward trend in the recent days amid price hikes of the major construction materials, insiders said....

Tiles manufacturing industry expands over the years

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

Tiles manufacturing industry in the country has been expanding over the years thanks to mainly ever-growing use of the construction materials in the country.Cheaper labour,...

Steel rod sector witnesses growth

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

The country's steel rod manufacturing sector has been witnessing a positive growth over the years on the back of rapid infrastructure development, insiders said.The sector...

‘Green blocks’ for green building

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

Locally-invented "green blocks" are gradually becoming popular in the country's growing construction sector. These blocks are cheaper, environment-friendly and disaster-resilient.People at the Housing and Building...

Infrastructure projects help boost country’s cement industry

2019-02-25 00:00:00

State of Construction Industry in Bangladesh

Rapid urbanisation and large government infrastructure projects are helping boost the country's cement industry, as the sector has geared up to Tk 290 billion in...

It's the day to hit the Refresh Button

2018-04-14 00:00:00

Special on Pahela Baishakh 1425

The first day of Bangla New Year, Pahela Baishakh stands before us like the first blank page of the first chapter of a 365-page book...

Pahela Baishakh is celebrated across South and Southeast Asia

2018-04-14 00:00:00

Special on Pahela Baishakh 1425

In Bangladesh, three calendars are followed: the Gregorian solar calendar (used officially for all purposes), the Islamic lunar calendar (for religious purposes) and the Bangla...

Random thoughts on the occasion of Ekushey February

2018-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

History was on the making when students in Dhaka, capital of erstwhile East Pakistan, brought out processions on February 21, 1952, demanding Bengali as a...

Ekushey: A guiding philosophy for any people's movement

2018-02-21 00:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

The Bengali Language Movement which gave birth to the incident of 21st February in 1952, known popularly as Ekushey, sixty six years ago was a...

International Mother Language Day - its significance & glory

2018-02-21 00:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

Since 2000, February 21 is observed globally as the International Mother Language Day. This follows the decision made at the 30th General Conference of the...

Going green to woo foreign buyers

2017-11-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

Local apparel makers are banking on green technology heavily in running their factory operation to brighten the image of the readymade garment sector and the...

RMG export to the EU: The challenges ahead of Bangladesh

2017-11-29 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 5

About two years ago, Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) had set a goal to increase annual export of readymade garments to 50 billion...