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Charting growth path for road sector

The 13th India Roads Conference (IRC) – with the theme of "Road Construction Business: Establishing safe, sustainable, inclusive and intelligent road network in India” – explored new opportunities for stakeholders in the road construction business.

Champions of Innovation!

11th Equipment India Awards 2023, organised by First Construction Council

Schwing Stetter, Caterpillar, Tata Hitachi, ACE & SANY bag multiple awards at 11th Equipment India Awards

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 celebrated and rewarded excellence in eleven Bestseller product categories.

23 awards presented to Construction Equipment BESTSELLERS at 11th Equipment India Awards 2023

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director, Volvo Construction Equipment India, was recognised as the “Equipment India Person of the Year 2023” for his remarkable achievements during 2022-23

Dimitrov Krishnan, MD, Volvo Construction Equipment, awarded “Equipment India Person of the Year 2023”

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Terex Powerscreen Pulse wins Innovation of the Year award

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Schwing Stetter India wins big at Equipment India Awards 2023

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Sany bags three awards in emerging bestseller category

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Case Construction bags CSR Company of the Year award

Case Construction bags CSR Company of the Year award

AJAX Engineering bags Green Factory of the Year award

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Delhi to hold FCC’s India Roads Conference on 12th Oct

To be hosted at Hotel Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi, the conference will witness more than 25 experts, policymakers, and industry leaders discussing innovative technologies, sustainable practices, and funding opportunities that promise to revolutionise the road construction landscape in India.

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

Mini excavators are in high demand due to rapid urbanisation

E. Moses, Executive Vice President, Division Head, Kobelco Construction Equipment India, speaks on different models and specifications of mini equipment offered by the company.

CASE demonstrates ‘Made in India’ products

A visit to the CASE Construction Equipment factory in Pithampur provided an opportunity to witness the company's manufacturing process and its impact on the local community. Karthik Muthuveeran reports…

Made in India product portfolio demonstrated by CASE CE

Displayed at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Pithampur

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.

Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

Europe-India Day Symposium at Bauma Forum

During Bauma 2022, “Europe- India Day” was organised by the CECE, ICEMA and VDMA India on October 26, 2022.

ACE’s Sorab Agarwal is Equipment India Person of the Year 2022 at 8th India Construction Festival

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

CE industry stalwarts honoured at Equipment India Awards 2022

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

Komatsu wins Innovation of the Year award for KOMTRAX

Komatsu India won the Innovation of the Year – Components & Accessories award for their product – KOMTRAX – during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

LiuGong India wins Equipment India award for wheeled loaders

LiuGong India won an award in the Bestseller in Wheeled Loaders category during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Schwing Stetter bags Green Factory of the Year award

Schwing Stetter India won the Green Factory of the Year award during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB wins big at Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB India bagged three awards during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Stalwarts of CE industry honoured at 10th Equipment India Awards

Sorab Agarwal is EI Person of the Year 2022

Country Roads Take Me Home

The slowdown in the road construction activity has been a drag for the construction equipment sector.

Sunil Puri is new MD of CASE Construction

CASE Construction Equipment India, a brand of CNH Industrial, announced the appointment of Sunil Puri as Managing Director, India. He will be responsible for spearheading the operations and expand the brand presence in the region.

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has crossed the production milestone of 50,000th Loader Backhoe, from its state-of-the-art facility in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh.

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Loader Backhoes are known for their versatility, reliability, productivity, flexibility, safety, and operator comfort.

Sunil Puri is new MD of CASE Construction

He will be responsible for spearheading the operations and expand the brand presence in the region.

Loaded with opportunities

The wheel loader market is estimated to be valued at over $23.74 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to reach a CAGR of over 8.9 per cent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

Criticality of component supplies!

During one of my discussions with a friend who is CEO of one of the engineering and equipment firms in India, I vividly recall the distress expressed over the shortage of good quality component supplies, and its cascading effect on the entire supply chain and customer deliverables.

7th India Construction Festival

Organised by the FIRST Construction Council in Mumbai on October 22, the event successfully brought together the who’s who of the infrastructure and construction industry.

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

ACE wins big at EI Awards 2021

ACE bagged two awards – Innovation of the Year and Bestseller Mobile Cranes.

Propel bags ‘Emerging CE Company of the Year 2021’

Propel was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Schwing Stetter wins ‘Trainer of the Year 2021’ at EI Awards

Schwing Stetter was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Bonfiglioli wins ‘2nd Rank – Innovation of the Year’ at EI Awards

Bonfiglioli India was awarded for its innovative drive designed in India for girder transporter used in high-speed rail project.

7th India Construction Festival takes off with focus on tech

The most-awaited 7th India Construction Festival, organised by infrastructure think-tank, FIRST Construction Council & ASAPP Info Global Group, has commenced in Mumbai.

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: I expect this to be our best year

Schwing Stetter is the name synonymous in the concrete equipment segment. Over the years, the company has introduced several path-breaking products in the Indian concrete pumping industry such as SP8800 concrete pumps, CP 30 batching plants and the 10 cu m truck mixers, which became synonymous within the RMC industry.

Dimitrov Krishnan is new President of ICEMA

The Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) elected their President for the period 2021-23 during its Annual General Meeting held virtually on July 19, 2021.

Dimitrov Krishnan is new President of ICEMA

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director, Volvo Construction Equipment India Pvt Ltd will lead ICEMA, the apex association of CE industry.

V Senthilkumar of Propel: There are huge untapped opportunities in crushers & screens market

V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, speaks on the current aggregate and M-sand production scenario, and market size for crushers and screens in India.

Video Roundtable: Emerging trends in warehousing & importance of MHE

Industrial Products Finder (IPF) and Equipment India (EI), along with Kelley Material Handling Equipment India as the Associate Partner, hosted a video roundtable – titled “Emerging trends in warehousing and importance of MHE”.

Laying a strong foundation

The demand for foundation equipment in India has been growing at the rate of 25 to 30 per cent year on year basis.

CASE strives for water conservation in India

With an objective to propagate water conservation, CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial has launched Jal Sanchay-Water Conservation and Rejuvenation of Traditional Water Body initiative at Sanjay Jalashay in Pithampur. As a part of its CSR initiative, the project aims at working together with the local communities to conserve water.

CASE strives for water conservation in India

With an objective to propagate water conservation, CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial has launched Jal Sanchay-Water Conservation and Rejuvenation of Traditional Water Body initiative at Sanjay Jalashay in Pithampur.

Motor graders are now mandatory for construction of highways

The grader has a strong role in the pre-compaction stage and sub-base preparation with fine grading, spreading and levelling the ground. It uses a hydraulic blade to push large amounts of soil and can be adjusted with a simple lever by the operator.

L&T’s Hajela: Motor graders may grow at 15-20%

Speaks on the current scenario of motor graders in India

MV Rajasekhar given additional charge as CMD, BEML

MV Rajasekhar, Director (Mining & Construction) and member of the board of BEML Limited has taken additional charge as Chairman & Managing Director of the company from Feb 01, 2021.

Mining market scenario

The upcoming mining reforms are expected to drive the demand for advanced mining equipment technologies and solutions.

Will Growth Sustain?

This September showed a sequential positive trend in the economy. Analysts say the 8 core sectors improved. Now to sustain that growth.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

Next year will be the best for construction industry

Speaking exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA after winning the coveted Equipment India Person of the Year 2020 award, VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, shares his thoughts on the company’s success, future plans and the market outlook.

BEML’s stride towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ wins Equipment India Awards

The awards were given in recognition to the best selling companies in various construction equipment categories.

Seeking Light at, the End of the Tunnel!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate the world’s longest railway tunnel above 10,000 feet height on October 3. The Atal Tunnel is being completed at the most difficult time of coronavirus pandemic.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

iQuippo brings Kobelco’s equipment on its platform

iQuippo announced a strategic partnership with Kobelco Construction Equipment India to market and sell construction and mining equipment manufactured by the OEM on its platform

Nip can change the narrative

The COVID-19 has caused a staggering unemployment of 115.

New Opportunities

Upcoming infrastructure projects in metro rail, bridges, railway and irrigation are going to drive the demand for foundation equipment in the coming years, writes Karan Chechi.

Can India be an alternate manufacturing base?

Even before COVID 19 crept up upon us, our roads sector had already hit a speed breaker. Construction of highways slowed to 27 km a day during April-January against 29.7 km a day achieved in 2018-19.

Can India be an alternate manufacturing base?

Even before COVID 19 crept up upon us, our roads sector had already hit a speed breaker. Construction of highways slowed to 27 km a day during April-January against 29.7 km a day achieved in 2018-19.

COVID 19 Impact

With more than 42,000 lives lost and over 850,000 positive cases worldwide in around 200 countries, the coronavirus disease (COVID 19) is continuing its destructive act on the world. The world is on a war footing to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

Hyundai CE India appoints new VP

Hyundai Construction Equipment India announced appointment of Rajiv Chaturvedi as Vice President Sales, Marketing, After-Service and Parts. His scope extends to India, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

Rajiv Chaturvedi joins Hyundai CE India as VP

Hyundai Construction Equipment India announced appointment of Rajiv Chaturvedi as Vice President Sales, Marketing, After-Service and Parts. His scope extends to India, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

Hyundai 130 Smart

The 130 SMART hydraulic excavator is an upgrade from Hyundai Construction Equipment India that comes with improved fuel efficiency and enhanced operator comfort.

CASE will be showcasing its entire gamut of products

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial NV, is a leader in compactors and backhoe loaders and the first company to have sold over 13,000 units of vibratory tandem compactors.

India Construction Festival - 2019

The festival, organised by FIRST Construction Council in New Delhi from October 15-16, successfully brought together the public and private sector to discuss probable resolutions to impediments faced by the infrastructure sector.

On the right path

It is a fact that the industry is under tremendous pressure of economic slowdown. However, hopes are alive as the government is listening to the problems of the industry and working out resolutions for a faster recovery.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

India is A strategically important market for Doosan Bobcat

With the inauguration of its first manufacturing facility in India, Doosan Bobcat has paved its way for manufacturing in India.

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.

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.

MHE holds enormous growth potential

Despite the relative slowdown in demand in the current fiscal, the market for material handling equipment (MHE) will continue to expand in double digits over the next few years.

Swachh Bharat a game-changer for cleaning equipment sector

The Central Government's drive for a cleaner India has reportedly given a big boost to firms in the hygiene and cleaning equipment space as Fonzo Equipment has reported rapid sales growth within two years of launch.

There is Tremendous growth opportunity in infra expansion

With the Indian infrastructure players fully appreciating the importance of foundation equipment only in the past few years, Casagrande is keen to partner with them to enhance efficiencies and productivity.

Super Performer

Doosan Bobcat India has been the consistent performer, winning the EQUIPMENT INDIA Bestseller Award in Skid-steer loaders for the past five successive years.

Hyundai Construction Equipment strengthens dealer network in India

Hyundai Construction Equipment India, a top player in the Indian construction equipment sector, has further strengthened its sales and service network by appointing new dealers in the states of Manipur, Karnataka and Rajasthan.

Bigger Digger

Optimum utilisation of excavators is of utmost importance for the economic operation of the machine. All hydraulic excavator OEMs have introduced matching technologies for the optimum performance of their machines.

Mega training programme for equipment operators

Volvo Construction Equipment India organised an operator training-cum- Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) certification programme in India for wheel loader and excavator operators.

11th Anniversary Issue of Equipment India released at bauma 2019

The 11th Anniversary Issue of Equipment India was released during the India Day event held at bauma 2019 in Munich

Hydraulic Power

Construction and mining equipment use hydraulic power to perform heavy-duty applications.

Vermeer announces key dealership in India

Vermeer Corporation has established a wholly-owned equipment dealership in India to enhance its sales and customer support capabilities across the country.

To make our new strategies a reality is our focus

Kobelco Construction Equipment India has focussed on two aspects at bauma CONEXPO INDIA this year: Attachments which is a special application and its newly launched 52-tonne mining machine SK520.

Indian market has a great growth potential

Founded as Racine Threshing Machine Works in the mid-western US in 1842, CASE Construction Equipment today operates as a subsidiary of CNH Industrial.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The construction equipment expo - held in December 2018 in Delhi - scaled new heights even while participants expressed their apprehensions on the market scenario in 2019 owing to the upcoming elections.

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

Equipment Pulse

With the construction equipment market is on a growth path, Equipment India explores the market scenario of construction equipment and allied products and services.

Raising the Bar

The good news is here! India notched the 77th rank in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business, jumping 23 places up from last year. The report also recognises India as one of the top 10 reformers among 190 countries.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

The sixth Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

6th AnnuaL EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018

The Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards are here again. In its sixth edition, the Annual Awards to be held on October 25, 2018 in New Delhi, will honour the top performers of construction equipment industry.

Escorts announces new ventures

In late August, Escorts announced plans to manufacture rough terrain (RT) and truck-mounted cranes in joint venture (JV) with Tadano Ltd.

CASE showcases infrastructure enablers

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, held an exclusive two-day customer connect program to display a range of products: the 752EX vibratory tandem compactor, 1107EX soil compactor, 450DX mini-tandem compactor, 845B motor grader; and, ?PRO? series backhoe loader 770EX Magnum and 851EX.

Managing risk in a highly competitive industry

With a strong but volatile outlook for the mining sector, the industry is focused on future growth through expanded production, without losing sight of operational efficiency and cost optimisation.

CASE delivers 5,000th vibratory tandem compactor in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has reached a milestone in India by delivering its 5,000th vibratory tandem compactor, manufactured locally in Pithampur.

bauma CONEXPO bullish on Indian CE market

With the upward trend in the Indian construction machinery market continues, bauma CONEXPO INDIA is preparing for a vibrant event this year.

GS Caltex's offerings for Infrastructure Sector

Nearly every business in construction sector is under increasing pressureto lower operating costs and increase efficiency. This often means doing more with fewer people and using equipment for longer duration.