Innovation has been cornerstone of JCB’s operations

In our exclusive, Deepak Shetty, Deputy CEO & Managing Director, JCB India Limited, tells us how the construction equipment industry in general and JCB in particular have been emerging through the year of the pandemic.

Compact and powerful

With the growth drivers of urban and rural infrastructure markets opening up, mini construction equipment segment is looking for a renewed growth in the coming years.

Pick-n-Carry Hydra: Bestseller

As the Numero Uno bestselling lift and reach product, Hydra crane still continues to be the most demanding mobile crane category in India. Tyre-mounted articulated steering, hydraulic mobile pick-and-carry crane, colloquially termed ?Hydra?, was introduced in India

Tunnel Boring Machines

Bored tunnels using Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) are the future for India?s urban and other infrastructure development initiatives. The Robbins Company designed and manufactured the world?s

Progress Through Performance

The recently held ICEMA conference on highway equipment discusses the need for efficient technologies, quality and skill upgradation in roads and highways construction.

Diggies to Scoop the Growth Pie

Market indicators show visible signs of economic recovery and infrastructure development. Crawler excavator segment is expected to witness resurgence in sales from 2015 and is expected to grow to 26 per cent.

Credit demand may pick up in the second half of FY 2015-16

In July 2014, the current government presented its first budget which was predominantly growth-oriented. The announcements made in the budget represented measures to tame inflation and provide a boost to investments in manufacturing and infrastructure sector.

The real challenge is logistics when procuring parts from vendors

At our Pune plant, we manufacture the Hamm range of soil compactors and tandem rollers. We will shortly start producing the Vogele pavers and the Kleemann range of crushing and screening plants, says P Ramesh, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India.

We are expanding our manufacturing base in India

All machines from Wirtgen Group are designed to ensure more productivity and less fuel consumption, says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India.

The welding market is expected to reach Rs.16,750 cr by 2019-20

In the welding sector, the number of available skilled and trained workers is much less than the need. We are trying to concentrate on training and skill development so that we have more skilled and trained workers readily available, which will increase the productivity, says R Srinivasan, Vice President, The Indian Institute of Welding. Excerpts from the interview...