Editor's Desk

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The Festival is back, Are Festivities back?

The current slowdown is giving a drubbing to the Indian construction equipment (CE) market with the equipment sales diving drastically in the past few months in contrast to what the industry had anticipated during the start of the year.

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Thwarting challenges

The construction equipment (CE) market was predicted to be flat this year due to elections and uncertainty in the new political scenario. The industry was cautiously optimistic.

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New Opportunities

Construction activity in India is taking new dimensions with some unique projects raring to take off.

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Recharge to Rebuild!

The manifesto of the NDA points towards building 12,000 km of roads per annum! In 2018-19, even though contracts awarded were to the tune of 15,000 km (against 17,055 km in 2017-18), the figure for roads constructed up to November 2018 has been 5,759 km (against 9,829 km in 2017-18).

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Technology paving the way for innovation

The recently concluded mega construction equipment event bauma saw a slew of new technologies on show that are going to attract the attention of the customers in future.

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The Eleventh Hour Is Here!

By 2025, the construction market in India is expected to emerge as the third-largest globally.

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Infrastructure momentum to continue

Global construction equipment sales hit an all-time high of 1.1 million units in 2018, with a retail value of approximately $110 billion, according to Off-Highway Research.

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The year of construction technology

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 2, 2019 declared April 2019-March 2020 as the Construction-Technology year and stressed on the use of advanced technology to meet the increasing demand of affordable housing and provision of Housing for All by 2022.

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Growth ahead, no skidding!

According to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019, India's GDP growth is expected to accelerate to 7.6 per cent in 2019-20 from an estimated 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal ending March 2019.

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Hallelujah! It's raining orders

The larger picture of various market researches shows growth for the construction equipment (CE) industry.