In India, ICS Penetron® operates a network of authorized Penetron® applicators who are spread across the length and breadth of the country. Penetron® has been active in India for nearly a decade and Penetron® Admix was recently tested by the reputable Sardar Patel College of Engineering in Mumbai. The test results(click here to view) show again that third-generation-mature-crystalline-admixtures do not affect the concrete in any negative way…
Click on the link for a partial listing of completed and ongoing Penetron® projects in India. A few high profile projects that have chosen Penetron® products for their concrete protection needs are highlighted below:
DLF Place, Mumbai
The New Delhi based DLF group is developing a huge shopping mall in Mumbai on land acquired from National Textile Corporation (NTC). The civil contractor for this project is DLF Laing-O-Rourke India Pvt. Ltd. The Penetron® India team and the Penetron® applicator Permatech started working very early on this project. Subsequent to techno-commercial approval and negotiation, the basement waterproofing work for this project has been awarded to Penetron®.
This project has a combination of two and three basements. The total estimated area of the basement raft is 56000 sqm while the retaining wall is 14000 sqm. The basement waterproofing is based upon a combination of Penetron® Plus on the lean concrete (positive side) as dry shake, Penetron® slurry on retaining walls and Penebar SW 45 for the construction joints. Once completed, this project will have 4.6 Million sqft of commercial space comprising of a shopping mall, cinema hall multiplex and an IT park.
Sofitel Hotel, Mumbai
The International ACCOR group of hotels has tied up with various developers in India for developing a number of Hotels in all the major cities. ACCOR has plans for 3 of its brands i.e. The IBIS Hotels in the 3 star category, The NOVOTEL hotels in the 4 star Category, while The Sofitel hotel brand in the 5 star category. A total of 150 hotels have been planned in the next 4-5 years.
Within a short time, Penetron® applicator Aqua Seal has become focused on hotel projects. Aqua Seal bagged the IBIS Hotel order for their Mumbai project. This was followed by another order from IBIS Hotel, Pune. After the IBIS hotels at MUMBAI and PUNE, Penetron® was chosen for the Sofitel hotel at Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai. This five star hotel is being jointly developed by ACCOR Group and The Naman Developers Group.
The total estimated area of the basement raft is 7000 sqm while the retaining wall is 3300 sqm. The basement waterproofing is based upon a combination of Penetron® Plus on the lean concrete (positive side) as dry shake and Penetron® slurry on the retaining walls.
City Centre Mall, Kota
Long term Penetron® partner M/s. Choksey Chemicals secured the basement waterproofing works for this shopping mall in Kota, Rajasthan. City Centre is the first shopping mall in Kota and is being developed by ARG Group, Jaipur.
The work on this project started in September ’06 and has been successfully completed. Subsequent to award of work in the basement, the client also awarded the waterproofing works for water tanks, lift pits and the roof. The total quantity of work executed at this site is over 18000 sqm.
While the work on City Mall was going on, Choksey Chemicals also finalized a R.K. Leisure Park order at Vijaywada in South India. This project is a water theme park and thus has a number of water holding structures to be treated. The total area to be treated on this project is about 15’000 sqm and to date more then 50% has been completed.