We will display our range of self-loading concrete mixers

Kalpesh Soni, Vice President, KYB Conmat, discusses the various challenges faced by the company.

Schwing Stetter India will be launching 14 new products

VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, speaks on the market for their products in India.

Coal continues to be the major demand driver in mining

Arvind K Garg, Senior Vice President and Head, L&T Construction and Mining Machinery, speaks on the construction and mining equipment market in India.

Sajjan Jindal is CW Man of the Year - Private Sector

Jindal was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

GR Infra, Tata Projects, Afcons India's fastest growing large construction companies

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

BRO Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry is CW Man of the Year - Public Sector

Lt Gen Chaudhry was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Welspun, PSP, Ahluwalia bag honours as fastest construction companies in under ?2k cr

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

APCO, DRAIPL, HG Infra bag honours as fastest growing construction companies

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Schwing Stetter launches premium transit mixer range

Schwing Stetter India announced its partnership with Mahindra Powerol to launch its new premium variant of concrete truck mixer series, 'Super Six'. In an industry-first initiative, Schwing Stetter and Mahindra Powerol have joined hands to launch this fuel-efficient product.

SDLG to showcase road building technology at Excon 2017

At the Excon 2017 to be held from December 12-16, SDLG is exhibiting a range of construction equipment at its outdoor booth 24. This includes several of the company?s best-selling products, including the G9138 and G9190 motor graders.

Excavators Excel

Driven by the infrastructure development activities in the country, hydraulic excavators recorded a sharp growth in 2016 compared to the previous year. The positive trend is continuing this year also with a 26 per cent growth in the first four months.

We would showcase innovations across all our four brands

With the infrastructure development polices of this government, there is good demand and growth for the CE industry. The difference from last bC India, is that two years back, the new government in place had ambitious plans to develop the road sector. Now the plans are being executed well, and due to this there is an increase in demand for equipment.

There are five machines from three product lines on show

The market in India for construction equipment is ahead of its position two years, when the last bC India took place. The most active sector of the industry is road building, and Volvo CE will be focused on this industry, among others, in our display at the show. Outside road building, there is also growing interest in mining equipment and materials supply for the construction sector.

SDLG to Launch Wheel Loader, Motor Grader

SDLG will unveil its new wheel loader range L933L at Bauma Conexpo India 2016 and also showcase the best-selling LG958L. In India, SDLG currently offers two wheel loaders: the 3-tonne rated LG936L and the 5-tonne rated LG958L, both of which are popular in applications such as general construction, dockside work and mining.

New products for the mixing applications will be displayed

The bC India 2014 at Greater Noida was held under a lot of uncertainties and hopes. There was a new government at the Centre which was yet to come out with its policies. The banks were under a lot of pressure due to NPAs and customers were under huge stress due to rising interest rates.

We are displaying our new model LTM 1250-5.1 crane

The current equipment industry scenario is quite different. During last bC India, the market was going through a crisis. The requirements were on decline and sale had dropped considerably. This year, the situation is much better.

We expect better footfalls of visitors and prospective customers

On a global perspective, the demand of AWPs has certainly increased both in government and private sector. Rental sector is also seeing good demands of our equipment which is an encouraging sign.

BC India buzzing

India?s construction equipment market is currently in the vertical portion of the U trajectory of growth. Many analysts predict a sustained growth in double digits for the next decade, to begin with. Obviously, the allied industry will be an equal partner in this growth story.

First Potain MCT Crane in Karnataka

Crane rental company Everest Construction Equipment debuted the first Potain MCT 85 crane in Karnataka, where it was leased for the construction of a 27-story residential project called Mangalore Bhandary Heights.

bC India now at new venue

After three successful trade shows held under the name of bC India, the two partners, Messe M?nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), have agreed on a new name for the event: Bauma Conexpo India.

Manitowoc Cranes at Excon 2015

At Excon 2015, Manitowoc will be exhibiting its two best-in-class cranes from Potain and Grove. The company will be showcasing the cranes at booth #OD15 in the outdoor area during South Asia?s largest construction equipment and technology trade fair at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

High Expectations

With growing safety awareness, the Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs), one of the best solutions to keep people safe, while working at heights, is poised for exponential growth in the near future.

Engineered for Success

Concrete pumping at Putzmeister has come a long way since its founder Karl Schlecht designed a mortar machine in 1958 based on his diploma thesis at the University of Stuttgart.

Shree Cement buys crane

Shree Cement purchased for the first time an all-terrain mobile crane. The crane, Liebherr LTM 1220-5.2 has a lifting capacity of 220 tonne.

Manitowoc sells cranes at bC India

Manitowoc sold its Potain MCT 205 and Potain MCT 85 cranes showcased on the stand at bC India 2014 to to contractors. The MCT 205 was sold to Talib & Shamsi Constructions, a Mumbai-based contractor while the MCT 85 was purchased by SJ Contracts, a construction company based in Pune.

Our products are technologically way ahead

The market is picking up. The market demand for 5T-6T tower crane is about 350 units; while the demand for 8T-10T is about 30-40 units and 12T and above is 25-30 units a year. The overall size is 400-450 units with approximate value of Rs 3,000-3,300 million.

New Innovation from Terex

Terex Corporation launched its new innovation - Terex backhoe loader, TLB740SE and Terex-Lonking wheel loaders CDM 856 and 835. Terex also announced its strategic alliance with Longking Holdings. George Ellis, President, Terex Corporation, said, ?We are proud to launch our new machines in bC India 2014

Nakoda Machinery Launches Crawler Drill

Nakoda Machinery, the Pune-based mining and demolition equipment manufacturing company, launched its crawler drill model IRB 300 at the recently held bC India 2014 in Delhi.

KYB Conmat Unveils 20 Cbm Batching Plant

KYB Conmat, a subsidiary of KYB Corporation, Japan, launched the new version of mobile batching plant of 20 Cbm capacity and PTO driven transit mixer of 6 Cbm capacity at bC India 2014, Greater Noida.

Light at the End of the Tunnel

The slowdown in infrastructure development, a major driver for the construction equipment industry, had resulted in reduced demand in recent years. However, with a new stable government in place, infrastructure development is expected to be back on the fast track soon.

The Customer is King!

The takeaway was simple. Every Equipment India (EI) Award winner had one person to thank above all: the customer. Dedicating the Equipment India Person of the Year award to over 1,500 employees, over 8,000 customers,

A Steady Course

The Bauma Conexpo Show - bC India, which took place from December 15 to 18, 2014 in the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, Delhi, has held a steady course as regards key figures.

Recycling is the value proposition of today

The highway authorities are planning to come out with pilot projects of milling and recycling of certain roads and use RAP in laying new roads. This will increase the awareness, says Abhijit Padhye, Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Linnhoff India.

2015 - The year of recovery?

Off-Highway Research has predicted that the number of units sold will double to 89,030 by 2018 from the current year?s 46,755 units. As per the analysis, the real trigger of growth becomes available in 2017-18 when there is a dramatic surge

Wirtgen to exhibit at bC India 2014

Wirtgen India will exhibit its range of products and technologies at bC India 2014. The exhibition would also be a platform to showcase the Wirtgen Group as the complete solution provider for road building and road rehabilitation machines and also in the field of mobile crushing and screening plants.

MAIT to showcase new equipment

MAIT India Foundation Equipment will showcase some of its new equipment and innovative technologies that are developed by its parent company at the forthcoming bC India 2014, to be held at Greater Noida near Delhi on 15-18 December 2014.

Terex Equipment at bC India

Terex Equipment will be launching its new backhoe loader at bC India 2014. Besides, it will also launch two new models of wheel loaders along with Longking, one of the world?s largest wheel loader manufacturers.

Many German companies plan to invest more in India

An overwhelming majority of bC India exhibitors (79 per cent) expect the economy in the region to improve and to continue growing, says Rajesh Nath, Managing Director, VDMA India Services.

The Show is ON

The market sentiments are right; the government is taking right decisions for growth and development; and the construction equipment sector is sure to face a turnaround.

For India, the risks and rewards are great

Looking at the infrastructure industry, a main driver behind construction equipment, India is ranked 7th in terms of risk vs reward, says Benjamin Duyck, Market Intelligence Analyst, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

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.

Manitowoc to Unveil New Tower Cranes

The new topless Potain cranes, the MCT 205 and MCT 85are easy to erect, highly efficient and very reliable.

New-generation Anti-collision Devices

Everest Engineering will showcase its new-generation anti-collision devices for tower cranes at bC India 2014. Everest Engineering will unveil its new generation anti-collision devices for tower cranes combined with safe load indicators. This will be one of the attractions in the show.

Manufacturing industry boom to propel MHE market

Coming year, we are going to launch a couple of products in electric segment including a premium electric forklift, and a more efficient version of our stacker and battery-operated pallet truck. We are also planning to launch a new model of IC forklift, says MRV Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer, KION India.

MAIT has developed a special piling rig for railway jobs

The project awarding agencies must come out with a mechanism to ensure that timely payment is made right upto the bottom of the supply chain, ie, to piling contractor as well as hirer.

Manufacturing industry boom to propel MHE market

Coming year, we are going to launch a couple of products in electric segment including a premium electric forklift, and a more efficient version of our stacker and battery-operated pallet truck. We are also planning to launch a new model of IC

Safety is of paramount importance to us

We understand the importance of R&D and our products are fully equipped to cater to the current and future needs of the market, says Pradeep Sharma, President, Action Construction Equipment. Excerpts from the interview

Fuel efficiency comes predominantly from our concrete equipment

With major projects coming up in India, we will showcase suitable products which can effectively help the customers to meet the challenges in executing the projects, says Anand Sundaresan, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

We will be launching the largest telehandler in 5T class at bC India.?

We consider next five years as very important growth period of access equipment business in India and we are preparing ourselves towards this goal, says Subhamoy Ghosh, President, Mtandt Group. Excerpts from the interview

We are at the forefront of developing new green technologies.

We have invested even in this lean period and have built our capacities for the long period of sustained growth, says Kennady V Kaipally, Country Manager, Mobile & Wind Solutions, Bonfiglioli Transmissions. Excerpts from the interview

On Growth Path

The Indian auto components industry is one of the fastest growing industries. Coupled with growing demand and technological advancements, the auto components industry in India has emerged as a key market in Asia as well as the world.

It's time for the show!

The 3rd edition of bC India, which mirrors the pulse of the CE industry, is expected to attract over 30,000 visitors to witness the exciting range of construction and mining equipment and machinery.

Catalysing Growth

Winds of change are here to stay! Investment in the construction development sector has a multiplier effect on the economy by way of infrastructure creation; substantial employment generation over the entire spectrum,

Lets Integrate Your Equipment

Murphy by Enovation Controls, now celebrating 75 glorious years, works with its customers to pull together the equipment package making it user-friendly, safe, more intuitive and ultimately more efficient.

Haulotte at bC India 2014

Haulotte Group, the people and material lifting equipment specialist, looks forward to giving its customers and partners a warm welcome on its stand to exchange views, communicate strategic commitments

bC India on firm ground despite difficult market

The upcoming bC India show, which takes place at the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida from 15-18 December 2014, will occupy about 120,000 sq m of space - approximately 30,000 sq m of hall space and about 90,000 sq m of outdoor exhibition space.

bC Indias outlook positive

The outlook for the industry and, therefore, for bC India, which takes place at the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida/Delhi from 15-18 December 2014, is positive under the new government's regime.

Monacofiere, unacea unveils 2014 plan

Russia, China and India, three countries of the Bric group, have been chosen by Monacofiere and Unacea for their task plan of 2014. The Italian representative of Messe Muenchen and the Italian construction equipment association are going to organise national pavillions in three important sectors? events

Summer not too far ahead

Even though the initial mood at the recently concluded Excon was of apprehension, especially from the exhibitors, doubts that the mega show would really bring in focused footfalls, eventually everything turned upbeat, more positive and rather realistic. Of course, comparisons were inevitable, with the earlier Excon edition as well as the last bC India show but given the current scenario, the latest Excon edition went off quite well. Moreover, it mirrored the realistic approach of the CE stakehol

New CEO for bC Expo India

Igor Palka has been appointed as the new CEO at bC Expo India. He takes over from Thomas L?ffler,, who in November 2013 begins his new role as an additional Deputy CEO at MMI Shanghai, a subsidiary of the Messe Mnnchen Group. "Following two events held in Mumbai

Our machine control technology is most user-friendly, with proven software

Aquarius has earned the reputation of being a leader in batching plant technology. The compact plants, folding plants, highly mobile plants, plants with better mixing efficiency and automation, enhanced software control systems, special customised plants, etc, all bear a testimony to the new concepts launched by Aquarius

We anticipate ending this fiscal with 40 per cent overall growth over last year

We shall be manufacturing the entire range of batching plants in this facility viz, the self-loading type RLA series of batching plants, Star batcher type Dragline batching plants, Compartment batcher type Compact batching plants and the Inline batching plants, with options of planetary mixers and twin shaft mixers

Super Solid Tyres

Trident International specialises in the design, development and supply of solid industrial tyres for construction, quarrying, underground mining, port and material handling equipment.

Our crushers work within the permissible noise levels

Our machines are designed in such a way to reduce the friction on the bushes and bearings. Naturally, the noise will get reduced, says H Sankaranarayanan, Director-Operations, Taurian Engineering

bC India moves to Delhi

Following two successful events held in Mumbai, the bC India show is moving to Greater Noida, near Delhi. The upcoming third edition of this international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction.

Concrete solutions

The new products launched by Schwing Stetter will cater to all segments in the concreting equipment industry. Schwing Stetter India unveiled six new products in ready-mix concrete technology: concrete mixing equipment,

We are very focused on fuel-efficient concrete pumps

We are offering boom pumps starting from 20 m class up to 43 m class. In future, based on the customer need and availability of suitable truck chassis, we will offer boom pumps with a reach of more than 43 m,

Ours is the most modern pump in the world with advanced features and technology

All our equipment are highly fuel-efficient and the spare parts consumption for our machines is low, thereby keeping our operating costs lower.

Liebherr sells 14 flat-top 85 EC-B 5i cranes

bC India 2013 sees Liebherr selling a record number of flat-top cranes. During bC India 2013 that was held in February 2013 in Mumbai, representatives from two Indian companies signed contracts for the delivery of a total of 14 flat-top 85 EC-B 5i cranes.

Linnhoff India sells first hot recycling plant at bc India

Linnhoff India has sold its first hot recycling plant LINTEC CSD3000 (240 tph) with coal burner to Varaha Infra. The entire team of Linnhoff India along with the team from Germany and Singapore were present to witness the ceremony.

Lanxess exhibits pigment range

LANXESS, the global specialty chemicals company and one of the world's leading manufacturers of synthetic iron oxide pigments, is participating in the bC India expo 2013, showcasing its range of iron oxide and chromium oxide pigments.

Liebherr hands over 4th LR1300 crawler crane to Bhoir Group

The Liebherr stall held a grand handing over ceremony of the Bhoir Group's 4th unit of LR 1300 crawler crane. The handing over ceremony took place during bC India 2013 exhibition at Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai.

Wirtgen to manufacture pavers in India

Wirtgen is planning to start manufacturing pavers at its plant in Pune. The company says the model will be smaller than the highway-class units it imports to India, and will be available in 18 months.

Shri Dinesh buys second 300-t Grove

Crane rental company Shri Dinesh Cranes Services has bought its second 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L in the space of six months. These are the only two such cranes in India, according to Manitowoc Cranes.

LiuGong showcases six innovative machines

LiuGong presented its six innovative machines at bC India including 835BSIII and 856BSIII wheel loaders, 414BSIII motor grader, 920D excavator, 611H roller and the forklift model CPCD30.

Aquarius launches new series pumps at bC India

Aquarius Engineers has launched a series of new products at bC India 2013. These include the new look Concrete Line Pumps - models 703 D, 1004 D SHP and 1405 D - and a 43 m boom pump.

The perfect solution

The Potain MCi 48 C, newly launched by Manitowoc and showcased at bC India, is aimed squarely at mid-level construction jobs. The Potain MCi 48 C from the Manitowoc factory in Pune made its debut at the bC India trade fair,

JLG launches RS Boom Lifts

Designed specifically for markets like India, the RS boom lifts are available as the 18RS and the 24RS, delivering 18 m and 24 m of platform height.

Committed to efficiency

Case India has launched F Series wheel loader, B Series motor grader and upgraded 752 vibratory compactor. Case Construction Equipment has recently launched F Series wheel loader and B Series motor grader and has also introduced the upgraded version of 752 vibratory

Signalling a return to growth

More than 28,000 visitors, over 710 exhibitors, out of which 61 per cent of the exhibitors were international, which is a strong indication of the global interest for the Indian market.

bC India holds promise for Bauer

The four main targets for Bauer Maschinen and their Indian affiliate, Bauer Equipment India, were discussion forum and meeting place, presentation of drilling rigs, presentation of drilling tools, and presentation of service and training aspects.

Driving innovation

The Fifth Annual Equipment India Conference 2013 focussed on innovative equipment and solutions and how OEMs are becoming more innovative due to changing user pattern of machines.

Gautam debuts snake platform

Gautam Infrastructure has always focussed on bringing in various technologies in India to support the growth in infrastructure projects. Gautam Infrastructure & Construction Equipments showcased the all new Snake platform during the recently concluded bC India exhibition.

Earthmovers on buoyant swell

Earthmoving equipment currently constitutes nearly 73 per cent of total construction equipment sales, and happily, this structure of sales is expected to continue. The cumulative sales of backhoe loaders, crawler excavators and wheeled loaders have been growing at a CAGR of over 20 per cent for the last ten years.

Concrete Equipment | Wilfried Theissen, MD, Putzmeister

As the pioneer of research and development in concrete pumping technology, Putzmeister offers the latest and most comprehensive range of concreting solutions. Putzmeister has achieved landmarks in both the vertical and horizontal pumping of concrete.This German giant is on a mission to change the construction scenario in India by making the construction sites more automated and mechanised

Offering high quality products at optimum costs is the challenge for people...

There are many announcements from the government which augur well for growth, says VG Sakthikumar, Chief Operating Officer, Schwing Stetter India. Excerpts from the interview.How do you assess the current CE market scenario and its growth prospects in the long term.

India showcase

Look at the slew of dismal facts. There has been an overall slowdown in Indian infrastructure activity due to lack of clearances of new as well as ongoing infrastructure projects. Even L&T chief AM Naik has indicated that the project pipeline is drying up. Many projects have not progressed even after being approved of by the central government and after achieving financial deal closure, too.

MOBA's new automation systems

MOBA is launching two of its latest automation systems: the cost-effective MDM-100 system for drilling machines and the upgraded MOBA compaction assistant system MCA-2000 with an advanced touch-screen colour graphic display.

We plan to invest another Rs 250 million over the next 3 years

K2 Cranes aspires to be a world class material handling equipment supplier at competitive prices. It will produce its own brands of various sub-assemblies that will go into material handling systems. In five years' time, it plans to be global player, says AG Joseph, Vice President - Marketing, K2 Cranes.

JLG has always delivered products with excellent quality

BC India is a good platform for all us to showcase our products to a large relevant audience. This will also help us further establish our brand and improve visibility, says Sunil Jain, Country Manager, JLG Industries Inc. Excerpts from the interview.

We at Aska strive hard to create a new benchmark in the lighting industry

The platform bC India provides is apt to launch our solar light tower with turbine, the ST-9 (hybrid), a new technology introduced by us which is highly economical and utilises the natural resource available in abundance in India, says Ashish Garg, Director, Aska Safety Devices.

The contribution of emerging countries has changed the composition of global demand

We expect that the companies will be able to gather a lot of good quality contacts, to improve their knowledge of the Indian market, find local dealers, collecting the necessary information to see which kind of investments they can do, says Luca Nutarelli, Secretary General, Unacea (Italian Construction Equipment Association)

India is a strategic country for France

The objectives for Ubifrance in India for 2013 is clear: to accompany a total of 350 new French SMEs to do business in India in all four main sectors, agro business, infra?structure transport industry, identification and technology and health and consumer goods sector, says Sophie Clavelier, Head of Infrastructure, Transport, Industry Department, French Trade Commission, Consulate General of France, Bangalore.

Case Upgrades Vibratory Compactor

Case will showcase its upgraded 752 tandem compactor at bC India.Case Construction Equipment, the market leader for vibratory compactors in India, will launch the first major product upgrade by them in India, with the introduction of a water-cooled engine on its popular Case 752 tandem compactor at the Bauma Conexpo show, which will be held at the Mumbai Bandra Kurla Complex from February 5 to 8.

bC India is the best showcase for Spanish companies and products

India is one of the most interesting markets, along with Brazil and China. Spanish companies belonging to Anmopyc are positioning themselves in the Indian market through trade missions and trade fairs as bC India, says Jorge Cuartero, Managing Director, Anmopyc.

bC India affords excellent opportunity for UK manufacturers to access Indian market

The CEA aims to assist its OEM members by exposing them to users and distributors in India and UK component member companies, by introducing them to manufacturers in India looking to expand their supply chain and identify gaps in domestic production, says Joanna Oliver MBE, Director of Global Programmes, Con?struction Equipment Association, CEA, (UK)

India presents a vast potential for overseas investment, and VDMA acts as a bridgehead

The bC India show will facilitate closer interaction among German technology suppliers and the Indian construction industry, paving the way for increased global interest in the Indian market. Hence it would be a ?win-win? situation for the industry, says Rajesh Nath, Managing Director, VDMA India. Excerpts from the interview.

bC India 2013 will contribute to improve current market sentiments

BC India 2013 is a special edition and it has grown tremendously, even in times of general economic slowdown. We will have more exhibition space than in 2011, more exhibitors and expect more visitors. The positive feed?back from exhibitors and visitors showed us that there was a need for a construction equipment show in Mumbai and that we introduced the show at the right time, says Thomas Loffler, Chief Executive Officer, bC Expo India.

Ruukki showcases special steels

Ruukki, a European manufacturer and supplier of steel, showcases its Raex wear-resistant and Optim high-strength steels for construction and mining industry at the bC India 2013. Ruukki provides special steel products and services to Indian and international customers operating in India. ?We have had our own office in Mumbai since 2012 and continue to work with our long-term partner Steelforce,

Manitowoc Cranes at bC India

On-stand training plus new products from Manitowoc Cranes at bC India 2013. Manitowoc is pledging a strong presence at bC India 2013, to reinforce its position as a major player in the growing Indian construction market. The show, which takes place in Mumbai in February at Bandra Kurla Complex, will see Manitowoc exhibiting a variety of cranes at its 816 sq m booth.