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Dilip Buildcon JV secures Madhya Pradesh project

Dilip Buildcon, a renowned name in the Indian infrastructure sector, has once again made headlines with its recent achievement. In a joint venture with another prominent player, the company has secured a significant Letter of Award (LOA) for a project valued at Rs 413 crore in Madhya Pradesh

India’s Infrastructure Boom: Air Compressor’s Vital Role

Air compressors are versatile tools that enhance efficiency, safety, and productivity in constructing and maintaining infrastructure, write Ramesh Kumar G.

Eco-Diggers!

Backhoe loaders are at the forefront of the sustainable construction movement, revolutionising the industry with groundbreaking energy-efficient technologies.

OEMs are evaluating multiple options of adopting alternate fuel.”

BKR Prasad – General Manager, Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Equipment

Innovations in AI-driven CE

L&T CMB’s focus on reducing carbon footprints and enhancing resource efficiency is more relevant than ever. The integration of AI and ML in construction equipment plays a crucial role in achieving these sustainability goals

Paving the Way for Optimal Performance

As L&T continues to navigate the crossroads of innovation and sustainability, integrating AI and ML in construction equipment stands out as a beacon of progress.

Transforming Construction

Construction companies can schedule proactive maintenance, preventing breakdowns and minimising unplanned downtime.

Navigating the future

Ongoing advancements in technology, including the integration of IoT, AI, and automation, are revolutionising the construction and mining equipment market.

SANY showcases "Make in India" lineup at Bharat Mobility Expo

The Bharat Mobility Global Expo is taking place from February 1-3, 2024, at Bharat Mandapam, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Safety at New Heights

Mobile cranes are relatively easier to operate, manoeuvre, and optimise. However, they are highly prone to accidents.

Boost on the cards for auto components?

The Indian automotive industry sector has a positive outlook for the upcoming Budget, with expectations for updates on the FAME 3 scheme, PLI sops, and GST revision.

Sustainability and innovation: The key drivers

The construction industry is a major contributor to climate change, so there is a growing demand for eco-friendly construction methods and materials. By combining sustainability and innovation in technology, India can create a world-class infrastructure system that can support its economic growth and social progress, writes VG Sakthikumar, Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Breathing Life into Projects

Air compressors are essential in the construction, maintenance, and repair work at infrastructure project sites.

Will QCBS phase out L1 for Infrastructure Procurement?

The limits for QCBS system of procurement have been lifted says Pratap Padode, Founder & President, FIRST Construction Council who has been a strong proponent of the QCBS system of procurement. Read on…

Grading the Future

As the demand for advanced road networks and improved connectivity continues to surge, the clamor for motor graders in the construction industry is reaching unprecedented heights.

Sustainability and innovation: The key drivers

The construction industry is a major contributor to climate change, so there is a growing demand for eco-friendly construction methods and materials. By combining sustainability and innovation in technology, India can create a world-class infrastructure system that can support its economic growth and social progress, writes VG Sakthikumar, Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Breathing Life into Projects

Air compressors are essential in the construction, maintenance, and repair work at infrastructure project sites.

We are debuting 15 new models

Deepak Garg, Managing Director, SANY and South Asia

Our products are future ready

Amit Bansal, Director Sales & Marketing-BCP Division, Caterpillar India

In 1 cu m concrete mixers, we have 50-60% market share

Prashanth Kumar, Executive Director, Sicoma Mixers India

Use of Air Compressors in Infra

Electric and diesel-powered screw air compressors have become indispensable tools in the construction and infrastructure industry, providing a reliable compressed air source for various applications, writes Ramesh Kumar G.

Our focus is on introducing cutting-edge electric machines

Sanjay Saxena, COO, Sany India and South Asia

We will be launching several products at Excon 2023

Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India

We are at the forefront of technological innovation

Sanjay Saxena, COO, Sany India and South Asia

We are also growing in the concrete pump segment

KYB Conmat, with over 13 years of experience in the industry, is one of India’s leading manufacturers of concrete equipment and holds a top three position in most segments, including batching plants, paving machines, transit mixers, and self-loading mixers. Kalpesh Soni, Vice President – Marketing, KYB Conmat, speaks on how his company is hearing up for Excon 2023.

We focus on embedding sustainability into design and manufacturing

Mukul Dixit, Director – Sales & Marketing, Global Construction Industries (GCI), Caterpillar India, speaks on various models of new-age excavators launched by the company, and how are these excavators equipped to deal with intricate projects.

No Bumps in the Road

India has been investing significantly in infrastructure development, including the construction of roads, highways, and expressways. This investment has driven the demand for road construction equipment.

The Indian excavator market stands at around 25,000 machines

During the recently-held JCB Excavator Day in Pune, Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the current market share of excavators in the Indian construction equipment industry and JCB’s position within it.

FCC highlights growth opportunities in railways

FIRST Construction Council (FCC), an infrastructure think-tank, hosted a virtual discussion forum on Oct 5, 2023, to discuss business opportunities for industry in the developing rail infrastructure segment.

Sustainability & innovation key drivers for infra development

The construction equipment industry is pivotal for economic growth

Uttar Pradesh plans Rs10 trillion investments

The Uttar Pradesh government aims to make the state an attractive investment hub by launching private industrial and infrastructure projects worth nearly Rs 10 trillion by December this year.

MYCRANE invests in India as expansion continues

Online crane rental platform MYCRANE announced the launch of wholly-owned operations in India on day one of the Conex construction trade show, currently taking place in Gandhinagar, Gujarat (September 21-23).

Indian Logistics Boom in 2023

H1 2023 recorded 49 per cent of total absorption registered over the entire previous year. This represents a YoY growth of 17 per cent bringing it to an estimated 15.4 million square feet.

Concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced tech.”

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

Poised for growth

As coal mining activity escalates, the need for tipper trucks will rise.

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.

Building the Future

The market for wheel loaders is seeing fresh traction due to the buoyancy in road construction activities. Fresh off take of coal due to a surge in thermal power production is adding to the demand.

CRUSH, SCREEN, EXCEL

The crushing and screening equipment market — which is driven by aggregate and construction industries, road projects, and railway lines — is believed to grow at a faster pace.

There is a growing interest in electric wheel loaders

Amit Bansal, Director, Sales & Marketing, Building Constructions Products (BCP) Division, Caterpillar India, speaks on the technology and innovation that goes into the design and manufacturing of wheel loaders.

Gujarat: One-stop destination for CE players

Gujarat Conex 2023, which will be held from September 21-23, 2023 in Gandhinagar, will be a meeting place for major industry players and policymakers to deliberate on furthering infrastructure growth in Gujarat and India.

The concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced technologies

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

OEMs are anticipating 15% YoY demand growth

Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher India, speaks on the trends and developments in the crushing and screening equipment market in India.

Why is India Buying Bigger Cranes?

Demand for such cranes is spurred by fast-paced infrastructure growth

The New Concrete Frontier

Contractors must adopt advanced, efficient concrete equipment to meet growing project sizes, tight deadlines, and high-strength concrete demands.

Caterpillar: In step with India’s progress since 1930

Caterpillar has actively participated in diverse infrastructure and construction projects in India, bolstering the country’s development in infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors.

Modern Demolition

Increased efficiency, increased safety and reduced need for skilled labour are among the many factors that drive the development of autonomous construction equipment.

FCC discusses opportunities in road asset monetisation

Vikas Sharma of EY, and Vijay Agrawal of Equirus Capital spoke about the latest developments in the area of road asset monetisation.

Unleashing the hidden potential

The undercarriage parts market in India is expected to continue growing due to ongoing infrastructure projects, and the demand for reliable heavy machinery.

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.

Fuelling the future

Backhoe loader manufacturers are developing hybrid or fully electric backhoe loaders, which significantly reduce or eliminate fuel consumption and emissions.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Customers look to Gmmco to offer complete solutions be it new equipment, used equipment, rental, buyback, tailor-made product support solutions, etc.

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service

CE sales cross one lakh unit mark in FY2022-23

The Indian construction equipment industry recorded an excellent 26 per cent growth YoY with sales crossing the one lakh unit mark in FY2022-23.

Eyeing New Heights

The construction equipment and equipment financing industries experienced a series of highs and lows throughout 2022. As the new financial year starts, both sectors turned their attention to infrastructure as the driving force for future growth.

CICEE 2023 gets tremendous response from Indian CE rental industry

CERA India took great pride in representing 45-50 Indian delegates who collectively showcased the Indian rental fraternity on this influential platform.

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service.

Construction equipment sales grew 26% to cross 1 lakh mark in FY2022-23

YoY 28.5% growth in domestic sales, 3% growth in exports

The Versatile Workhorse

Telehandlers can perform a wide range of tasks in various industries.

We are one of the front runners in embracing cutting-edge tech

Mukul Dixit, Director – Sales & Marketing, speaks on the role of technology in the motor grader industry, and how is Caterpillar leveraging this technology to benefit its customers.

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

Powering up the Earth

The need for earthmoving equipment is expected to increase due to the nation's fast urbanisation and infrastructure development requirements

Soaring high!

Demand for construction hoists in India is expected to continue growing, as the country invests in infrastructure projects and the construction of commercial and residential buildings continues to expand.

The Rise of Equipment Rental

The equipment rental market in India is expected to continue its growth trajectory in the coming years, driven by factors such as increasing infrastructure development, rising construction activities, and growing demand for advanced equipment and machinery.

How to make construction S.Af.E.R?

The theme S.Af.E.R. stands for -- S: Sustainability; Af: Alternative Fuels; E: Electrification; and R: Rentals. The underlying premise of the theme is that integrating energy-efficient equipment and energy-saving technology in sustainable development initiatives can drastically cut energy use and harmful emissions.

Improving Construction Productivity

LiuGong is committed to offering sustainable solutions to its customers, and the company is actively working to reduce emissions, conserve resources, and improve efficiency in the construction and material handling industries

Bringing sustainability to the fore

JCB has continued to make concerted efforts to conserve and optimise the use of energy.

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!

In addition to reducing waste in construction, the Ministry is also working to decrease emissions from road transport and reduce the country’s dependence on oil imports through the use of alternative fuels.

Sustainability at the Forefront

Going forward, product innovations will be at the core of Ammann’s sustainability efforts

Escorts Kubota's Q3 standalone profit doubled to Rs 186.4 cr

Revenue from operations was at Rs 2,263.7 crore in quarter ended December 2022 as against Rs 1,971.5 crore in corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal.

ACE unveils India's first electric mobile crane

India’s First fully electric mobile crane with breakthrough tech and zero emissions

SDLG India showcases E6135Fi hydraulic excavator, L933H wheel loader

A member of Volvo Group, SDLG offers solutions to complement sustainable road construction & infrastructure projects.

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

Efficiency Drives Transmission Developments

The transmission system plays a vital role in equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of the equipment.

Bringing the CE industry together

As one of the largest trade shows for the construction machinery sector, bauma CONEXPO INDIA enjoys support from important policy influencers in the Central and State governments.

We will focus on CE for road and retail segments

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director at Volvo CE India, speaks on their past experience at bauma CONEXPO India.

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.

We are launching new ‘Made for India’ tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

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.

Mining the Future

With prospects in both surface mining and underground mining, the Indian market for mining equipment appears to have a bright future.

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

“We will be launching 63-inch tyres for the Indian market.”

Tractors and earthmoving equipment are the major demand drivers of OTR tyres,” says Prasanta Ganguly, Head – OTR Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries (BKT).

Poised to higher grow

The demand for telehandlers has been increasing steadily, especially from the infrastructure construction and mining segments over the coming years.

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

SANY Bharat delivers largest crawler crane to Sanghvi Movers

SANY Bharat, achieved a significant milestone by delivering four units of SANY SCC8000A 800-tonne crawler crane, India’s largest crawler crane, to Sanghvi Movers.

We plan to come with a manufacturing plant near Mumbai.

Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt Ltd. (EEE) was founded with the sole aim of providing high-quality machinery that can boost the country’s growth in the construction sector. “During Excon, we have launched two new products – the passenger hoist and the CNC highspeed Rebar processing machine,” said PV Ramdev, Managing Director of Everest Engineering Equipment.

Excon brings more cheer to the season

Excon was spread over 3,00,000 square meters of display area with the participation of over 800 exhibitors from India and abroad.

Crushing Need: Energy-Efficiency

Environmental and energy-cost issues make it vital for the crusher and screening equipment industry to focus on energy-efficient machines.

Daimler India, PPS inaugurates BharatBenz dealership in Jabalpur

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in collaboration with PPS Trucking, inaugurated the new BharatBenz dealership in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur.

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.