GAMMON

  • Metro pillar collapse: 'Give documents to accused' August 19, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has asked the city police to supply copies of the charge sheet and documents, running into 6,104 pages, to 24 accused in the 2009 Metro pillar collapse case. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Lokesh Kumar Sharma asked the Crime Branch of Delhi Police to supply six sets...
  • Blame game on in Kota bridge mishap, 17 still missing December 29, 2009

    Kota: The underconstruction bridge collapse tragedy in Kota has gone from bad to worse. Even as five days have passed after the under construction bridge collapsed, 17 workers are still trapped inside the debris. Now the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has given the builders of the bridge Gammon...
  • 15 people still missing in Kota bridge collapse December 28, 2009

    Kota: Four days after an underconstruction bridge collapsed in Kota, 15 people are still missing. Rescue and relief workers have recovered 32 bodies so far. Rajasthan government has now sought the help of sea divers and a team of experts from the Indian Institute of Oceanography is also scheduled to visit the...
  • 9 die in Kota bridge collapse, 45 still missing December 26, 2009

    Jaipur: In a tragic accident in Rajasthan on Thursday nine workers died and many were injured after an underconstruction hanging bridge on the Chambal river collapsed. More than 24 hours after an underconstruction bridge collapsed in Kota, nearly 45 migrant workers are still missing. Personnel of the Indian Army and local...
  • South Delhi residents file case against DMRC August 18, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will be hearing a petition on the safety of the Capital's metro services on Tuesday. The Residents Welfare Association of South Delhi had filed a petition in the Delhi High Court challenging the elevated stretch of the Central SecretariatBadarpur metro line. The petitioners also alleged...
  • Gammon shares plunge after showcause notice from DMRC July 29, 2009

    Mumbai: Shares of Gammon India fell over 12 per cent on the Bombay Stock Exchange, a day after Delhi Metro Rail issued a showcause notice to the company in the wake of a recent mishap at a site that killed six people in the city. After opening on a weak...
  • Watch: Metro mishap report blames it on poor design July 29, 2009

    Three construction companies can be blacklisted for the next few years. ...
  • Gammon India may not be blacklisted: DMRC Chief July 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Construction major Gammon India is likely to get off the hook as the company is "very important" to Delhi Metro for the completion of its projects in time, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) indicated on Tuesday even as it blacklisted two other firms for the July 12 mishap...
  • Faulty design, poor material caused Metro mishap July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has agreed that there were serious flaws in the construction and design of the pillar that collapsed and killed six people in the Zamrudpur mishap. The DMRC accepted the threemember probe panel's report on the Zamrudpur mishap, took place on July 12. Metro...
  • Double checks from now on for Metro designs: Sreedharan July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Designs of the Delhi Metro will be checked twice before being adopted from now on, its chief E Sreedharan said on Tuesday after a probe panel faulted the design and construction material for an accident that killed six people on July 12. At a press conference in the...
  • Ban for Gammon? July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporations Action Taken Report was submitted to Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy on Tuesday. The report, by a fourmember expert committee probing Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's worst accident on July 12, which killed six people, says construction giant Gammon India faces a twoyear ban...
  • Gammon blamed in Metro mishap report July 25, 2009

    New Delhi: It has taken 12 days for an expert panel to prepare a report on the July 12 metro rail site mishap and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation panel has reportedly put the blame on the contractor. Panel member Professor A K Nagpal says, the main focus of the...
  • DMRC blames Gammon for Metro mishap July 22, 2009

    New Delhi: A probe panel looking into the crane mishap at a Delhi Metro site during debris clearance on Wednesday held the contractor Gammon India responsible for the "unusual" incident which it said was due to "mismanagement and lack of professionalism". "We have received the report...
  • Delhi Metro mishap: What went wrong? July 21, 2009

    New Delhi: With 24 hrs left to the Metro accident report to come out, CNNIBN finds out it might have been a wrong judgement call a computer simulation exercise instead of a live load test on the pillar which could have resulted in the loss of six lives. This...
  • RTI exposes chinks in Delhi Metro's working July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Like every other worker working at metro construction sites, Shamsher too is at risk. He uses a gascutter almost everyday but without wearing any safety equipment. However, he isn't complaining, but that could only be because maybe he just doesn't know any better. "I leave everything to God. Whatever...
  • Metro Problems: Facts and unanswered questions July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Here are some interesting facts about the Delhi Metro. In Phase II of the project, it took the Delhi Metro half the time to complete double the distance covered in Phase 1. Has the incessant rush to complete ahead of schedule affected quality control? Experts are divided over...
  • Delhi's trust in DMRC shaken July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The second mishap at the Delhi Metro rail construction site in south Delhi in as many days has left the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials speechless. A 150tonne launcher came crashing down, pulling down at least four cranes with it at the Sunday accident site, when five...
  • Metro accident: Gammon to compensate victims' families July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Mumbaibased Gammon Infrastructure on Monday said it will pay compensation to the families of all the six employees, who were killed when an underconstruction bridge of the Delhi Metro collapsed on Sunday. We will pay compensation to all the six employees who were killed. Whether we will demand...
  • Gammon scrip makes a comeback to green July 13, 2009

    Mumbai: The shares of infrastructure major Gammon India, which took a beating on Monday as authorities mulled action against the company, pulled back smartly to end the day in the green. Gammon's scrip had plummeted 17.49 per cent to Rs.133 soon after opening, compared to Friday's close at Rs 161.20,...
  • Gammon shares plunge July 13, 2009

    Mumbai: Shares of Gammon India on Monday fell over 17 per cent in morning trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange following an accident at Delhi Metro at a stretch for which the company was the contractor. Gammon India opened weak on the BSE and plunged further to a low of...
  • Metro wipes: All the big city buzz September 28, 2007

    Heres a look at what is making news in metro cities ...
  • Hyd flyover mishap: Gammon fined 10% of project cost September 27, 2007

    New Delhi: The enquiry committee on the flyover collapse in Hyderabad has given Gammon India a clean chit. The report said that heavy rains were the main cause for the collapse. But it added that Gammon had not taken enough care, despite knowledge and experience. Gammon India has been fined 10 per...
  • India 360: Flyover down under, Hyd a civic blunder? September 11, 2007

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: A day after at least four people were crushed to death when a flyover under construction caved in, the Andhra government suspended three government employees and filed a case against Gammon India, the construction company. But while families of victims come to terms with the tragedy, a blame game...
  • Govt files case against Hyd flyover construction co September 10, 2007

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government has filed case on negligence against Gammon Constructions, the company responsible for the construction of the flyover that collapsed in Hyderabad late Sunday evening. The case filed under section 336 337 338 and 304 A of the IPC after one of the injured...
  • SEBI bars Gammon from mkts for a year December 21, 2006

    Mumbai: Stock market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Thursday barred Gammon India Ltd and its chairman Abhijit Rajan from accessing capital markets for one year, in investigations into use of company funds for a rights issue and failure to make certain disclosures. SEBI also barred Gammon, Rajan...