Budget spurs order books

The Budget 2021 has won the approval of its utmost critics with most giving it a thumbs up. Infrastructure is the mantra for 2021-22 as the Finance Minister proposed to significantly enhance capital expenditure to Rs 5.54 trillion in the next fiscal, besides creating institutional structures and giving a big thrust to monetising assets to achieve the goals of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP), which was launched in December 2019 with around 6,835 projects.

Biggest is the Best

Patel Infrastructure acquired the world's largest concrete paver from Wirtgen Group. The 18.75 m full paving width paver is currently working at the Vadodara-Kim Expressway project.

IRB Infra wins two NHAI projects in TN

IRB Infrastructure Developers has won two road projects worth Rs 3,465 crore from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

All set to meet infra growth demand

Aggressive infrastructural development is imperative to the overall economic welfare of a country. If the economy is likened to a wheel, its infrastructure sector is most certainly the central hub that supports all the other sectors in the form of spokes and keeps the wheel spinning smoothly and efficiently.

Infrastructure Revival to Push CE Growth

The infrastructure sector is today undoubtedly one of the strong pillars of the Indian economy and the current Union Government is strongly focused in its approach towards development of infrastructure.

Dilip Buildcon bags Rs 2,016 cr road project in UP

Infrastructure firm Dilip Buildcon has bagged Rs 2,016 crore road project in Uttar Pradesh. The National Highways Authority of India has declared the company as the selected bidder for four-laning of Lucknow-Sultanpur section of NH-56 from 11.500 km to 134 .70 km in Uttar Pradesh under NHDP Phase IV on a hybrid annuity basis.

KNR Constructions bags highway project

KNR Constructions Ltd has been awarded a Rs 414.90-crore highway project by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways under NHDP IV in Tamil Nadu.

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

MBL Infra bags road projects

MBL Infrastructures has secured road development projects worth Rs 2,126 crore from NHAI in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The first project is four-laning of the Chutmalpur-Ganeshpur section of NH-72A from 0 km to 16 km and Roorkee-Chutmalpur-Gagalheri section of NH-73 from 0 km to 33 km under NHDP-IV.

PNC Infratech bags project

PNC Infratech has said that it has bagged a Rs 868.5-crore contract for four-laning of a road project in Uttar Pradesh.

Gayatri bags NHAI orders

Gayatri Projects has bagged orders worth Rs 3,318 crore from NHAI for development of sections of National Highway 233 and National Highway 56 near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

Infra Development in North-East Region

Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers? Association (ICEMA) organised a conference on Infrastructure Development in North East Region, concurrently with ConMac 2015 - an exhibition on construction equipment and technology at Guwahati.

The Road Ahead

The need for better infrastructure is pressing with India?s rapid urbanisation and burgeoning middle class. Some 590 million people will live in cities by 2030, and could account for 70 per cent of Indian GDP, according to a McKinsey report.

The Road Ahead

The need for better infrastructure is pressing with India?s rapid urbanisation and burgeoning middle class. Some 590 million people will live in cities by 2030, and could account for 70 per cent of Indian GDP, according to a McKinsey report.

Grading Up

Time-bound projects need reliable machines, and all equipment manufacturers are trying to innovate and adapt to the latest trends and are in the continuous process of improving productivity of the machine. Agith G Antony finds out product and technology trends in the motor grader segment.

Kerala opposes development of 5 NHs

The Kerala government is not willing to develop five National Highways (NH) in the state that are included in the National Highway Development Project (NHDP) Phase IVA and imposing toll on them. The State has informed the same to the Union government.

Sadbhav wins 4-laning work of Rohtak-Hissar NH stretch

Sadbhav Engineering has been declared the successful bidder for four-laning of Rohtak to Hissar Section of NH-10 from km 87 to km 170. The National Highways Authority of India (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) had invited the bid for the road widening project. The road project is to be executed as BOT (toll) project on DBFOT pattern under NHDP Phase III in Haryana. The length of the road project is 98.810 Km).

Nod to Rs 7,915 cr road projects in UP, Maha, Gujarat, Haryana

The Union government on March 18 approved Rs 7,915 crore road projects in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Haryana under its flagship road building programme National Highways Development Project (NHDP). The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), in its meeting accorded approval to the four projects to be built under phases III, IV and V on Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis.

Using double-barrel and RAP technology will be a necessity

The double-barrel innovation is totally driven by customer need as well as the need of authorities. It actually delivers significant improvements in energy, carbon emission and the total cost of pavement making.

Budget Quotes

The Budget 2012-13 aims at sprucing up the country?s infrastructure and readying it for higher growth. Stalwarts from the construction equipment industry respond to the budget.

Road Equipment: Green Light for Road Equipment

With more than 60 per cent of the cargo movement being done by the road network, the focus will be on road infrastructure which in turn, will provide great impetus to the growth prospects of road construction equipment.