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BOMAG’s compact half-lane BM 2200/65 cold planer

BOMAG designed its new BM 2200/65 half-lane cold planer to be light and compact for greater maneuverability and easier transport.

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.

Adani acquires Rs 5,000 cr slum redevelopment project on RTO land

Portsmount Buildcon an Adani Group company has taken over a Rs 5000 crore slum redevelopment project on Rent-To-Own (RTO) property in Andheri (west)

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.

Schwing Stetter’s 14 new products

Schwing Stetter India strongly believes in being customer-first. Over the past few years, the company has observed a growing need to become increasingly cost-effective for customers.

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

We will be launching track mounted compact range of crushing & screening machines

Excon is one of the largest construction equipment trade fairs and has been playing an important role in bringing out the latest technologies and solutions and we at Terex are proud to be a part of the 11th edition taking place this year

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

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.

We plan to move to electric

Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.

Electric mobility is the segment we focus on most

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

CE companies are making strides toward sustainability

Customer centricity being the fulcrum, Doosan Bobcat India introduced B900 CEV stage IV backhoe loaders for the Indian market in 2021.

Sustainability in logistics

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Towering Ahead!

The rapid expansion of the real-estate sector and the emergence of high-end infrastructure projects are driving the demand for tower cranes.

Budget 2022 and a big infra push

The union budget can be termed as a growth-oriented one, with the government focusing strongly on world-class infrastructure development.

Upgrading Technology

Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.

We are trying to scan India For our global model

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

India to develop world-class mega ports, trans-shipment hubs

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal has said that India is aiming to increase the supply chain efficiency and lowering logistics costs to facilitate achieving its well-defined goal of being a $5 trillion economy by 2025.

What new construction equipment will 2022 bring?

The outlook on India’s construction equipment sector is optimistic since the country’s needs for infrastructure will continue to grow massively.

OTR tyre market has bright prospect

India OTR tyre market stood at 11.2 million units in 2021 and forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023. The market is likely to grow at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

India to develop world-class mega ports, trans-shipment hubs

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal has said that India is aiming to increase the supply chain efficiency and lowering logistics costs to facilitate achieving its well-defined goal of being a $5 trillion economy by 2025.

Eicher establishes new standard in inter-city luxury bus travel

Optimal blend of a high-performance driveline and aerodynamics with futuristic body design for luxurious aesthetics and passenger comfort

Komatsu redevelops D475A-8 dozer mainframe for durability

Komatsu has redesigned the mainframe on its D475A-8 dozer to get twice the life of prior models and resist multiple reconstruct/renew cycles.

Fully loaded with opportunities

For a construction site to function without a loader may be impossible. Add to this the fact that the awareness to use the right tool for the right job is growing. The future of loaders looks bright despite the recent slowdown. The influx of new technology is ensuring that they are ever versatile and profitable to operate.

Wheel loaders can be used in any industry that deals with heavy loads

The construction equipment market has started to revive post the pandemic with increased demand of such machines and rising number of construction projects across the country.

Wheel loader market is dominated by 120-150 HP range equipment

In the current context, users prefer wheel loaders that deliver higher productivity at lesser operating costs, along with enhanced servicing of their machines across their work cycle.

Covid-19 has expedited the transition from manual processes to automated systems”

The demands on controllers and sensors used in construction machines, municipal vehicles, agricultural and forestry machinery, port facilities and cranes are extremely high. Units and machines are permanently exposed to harsh environments like heat, cold, moisture, mud, dust, shocks and vibrations and often even thunder and lightning.

New generation Grove carrier cab debuts in Germany

The first customer in Germany to take delivery of a Grove GMK3060L-1 with the new carrier cab was Arbeitsbühnen Gagarin.

New generation Grove carrier cab debuts in Germany

The first customer in Germany to take delivery of a Grove GMK3060L-1 with the new carrier cab was Arbeitsbühnen Gagarin.

New generation Grove carrier cab debuts in Germany

German rental company Arbeitsbühnen Gagarin is the first Manitowoc customer in Germany to receive a Grove all-terrain crane with the latest carrier cab and is thrilled with both the modern exterior and spacious and ergonomic interior.

Construction Technology: The need of the hour!

CW is organising the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT on July 22-23, 2021, virtually to identify proven, innovative and globally established construction technologies.

We have pioneered integration of digital tech in our machines

As the Indian market matures, global best practices are making their way into the Indian material handling industry. There is an increased focus on safety and productivity on work sites which presents us with the opportunity of introducing products with the latest and state-of-the-art technology in India.

Towering over

Tower cranes are expected to a see a surge in demand with the spurt in infrastructure development projects.

With infra plans in place, there will be continuous growth for hydraulic excavators

Initially during first quarter of FY2021 there was decline in sales of hydraulic excavators due to pandemic. During second quarter the sales have improved and subsequently, during third and fourth quarter the sales of crawler excavators has picked up and ended with a total sales growth of 8 per cent compared to previous FY2020.

We expect the market for hydraulic excavators to grow by 20%

The excavator market peaked in FY2018-19 following three years of sustained growth led by increased government focus and investment in the infrastructure sector.

Digging deeper

The government’s various initiatives on revival of the infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian hydraulic excavator market.

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.

The D-factor

Where the demand will be coming from for the construction equipment industry?

Rural economy driving demand

Boosting economic growth is currently a major challenge for the government to achieve its dream of making India a $5-trillion economy by 2024, writes Samir Bansal of Off-Highway Research.

Mini Machines, Maximum Demand

The demand for compact equipment from urban projects is expected to continue.

project44 launches Port Intel

On the heels of its recent acquisition of Ocean Insights, project44, the global leader in supply chain visibility, today announced the availability of its free port visibility reporting service, Port Intel™.

Operational visibility & automation central to maritime logistics of future

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Govt’s infra focus will boost demand for CE”

Established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for manufacturing rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment, BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers) has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 per cent of total equity and rest 46 per cent is held by public, financial institutions, foreign institutional investors, banks and employees.

HCC Group to receive Rs 1,259 cr from NHAI BOT conciliations

HCC Concessions (HCON), the infrastructure development arm of HCC Group, concluded its conciliation with NHAI for all disputes concerning Baharampore-Farakka Highways Ltd (BFHL) and Farakka-Raiganj Highways Ltd (FRHL).

project44 launches Port Intel

Free for a limited time, Port Intel is an online service that provides subscribers with free reports that summarise port congestion, inform them when their containers are anchored near congested ports, and help them make critical inventory and management decisions.

Carer’s new A160-200X electric forklifts

Electric power, autonomy and reliability is here with Carer's new A160-200X. This new model, with capacities ranging from 35,000 to 44,000 lbs at a 48-inch load center, is able to directly compete for performance and autonomy with diesel forklifts.

Operational visibility & automation central to maritime logistics of future

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Focus on infra to revive economic growth

The government’s focus on building infrastructure will create jobs and revive economic growth

Major Port Authorities Bill 2020 passed!

Major Port Authorities Bill 2020 passed!

Prioritising ports

The modernisation of ports is a prerequisite. The various policy measures announced in the sector are expected to increase investor confidence in the sector which in turn will translate into great opportunities for growth in the port equipment market.

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.

Cat 315 GC excavator ups visibility, cuts maintenance costs by up to 25%

Maintenance schedules have been extended and synchronized on the new Cat 315 GC Next Gen compact radius excavator, changes that have prompted up to a 25 per cent reduction in maintenance costs, says Cat.

India delivers 1st batch of heavy cranes to bolster operations at Chabahar port

India has delivered a consignment of heavy equipment, including cranes, for further development of Iran’s Chabahar port, signalling New Delhi’s commitment to the strategic connectivity project that can provide access to markets in Central Asia

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.

Mega Infrastructure Summit 2021 to be held on Apr 6-7

The Mega Infrastructure Summit 2021 is all set to welcome you back to an engaging physical forum to unlock and connect you with unlimited networking opportunities.

Budget focuses on infra to revive economic growth

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to significantly enhance capital expenditure to Rs 5.54 lakh crore 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)

XCMG delivers advanced wheel bulldozer to Mongolia

XCMG has delivered a DL560 wheel bulldozer, its largest wheel loader, to Mongolia. Th e delivery marks full access for the Mongolia mining industry to XCMG’s entire product line of large-tonnage loaders and wheel bulldozers.

Indian CE market to regain growth

Samir Bansal of Off-Highway Research writes on the market and sales scenario of Indian construction equipment market.

OTR tyres on the move

With construction activities picking up and mining activities on a revival mode, the OTR tyre demand in the country is expected to grow in the coming years.

Coal mining is expected to drive demand

PK Ganguly, Head – Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries, shares his thoughts on the market scenario and how the company is gearing up to meet the growing demands in the market.

The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

CE industry: On the road to recovery

The rural economy has also been driving sales of construction equipment. A good monsoon, record agricultural production and huge procurement by the government agencies along with a focus on rural infrastructure are all attributable to increasing rural prosperity.

“We are expanding our product portfolio”

Ifm is expanding its product portfolio of control solutions with new solutions. Amit Hatgine, Manager-System Business, ifm Electronic India, shares more on the products and solutions from the company for construction equipment industry.

Tower Cranes in Tough Times

: The slowdown in real estate market has impacted the growth prospects of tower cranes this year. However, going ahead, demands from industrial infrastructure segment can drive the growth. Karan Chechi writes on the trend.

Wheel Loaders: Loaded with Opportunities

Wheel loader market in India is looking at the emerging opportunities after the fresh momentum that is going to prevail in the market post-COVID pandemic after the government’s pro infrastructure policy initiatives.

We are leveraging digital technology in our products and services: Jasmeet Singh

JCB has pioneered the integration of digital technology in its ‘Intelli’ series of construction equipment. Jasmeet Singh, AVP, Corporate Communications & Corporate Relations, JCB India, shares more.

India will be a high growth market: Vivek Hajela

L&T has fully conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in-house wheel loaders with more than 90 per cent components sourced domestically. Vivek Hajela, General Manager and Head - Construction Equipment Business, Larsen & Toubro, shares more on the market scenario and outlook.

Our products are designed with no-contact features

In the current scenario of Covid-19 impact on the market, KION India is ready with the offering to manage labour shortage and no-contact material handling. Sunil K Gupta, President, KION India, shares more on the market trends and the company’s plans.

Budget 2020

The Budget 2020 presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has given thrust on infrastructure development of the country.

Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority receives Grove training in Italy

Technicians from Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) visited Manitowoc's facility in Niella Tanaro, Italy, to learn proactive maintenance and basic repairs on the Grove RT530E-2 rough-terrain crane.

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.

We expect more packages from the government

Considering further revenue loss and anticipated reduced demand for the upcoming months, we expect more packages from the government, says VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

OTR Tyre Market Insights

The OTR tyre industry in India is anticipated to exhibit significant growth by 2025, if the government targets to complete all the planned projects within the desired time frame, writes Karan Chechi.

Grading the Future

The current market conditions are tough for motor graders since the projects are not active due to the coronavirus impact.

Paving to Perfection

The projects planned in roads, highways and expressways under the National Infrastructure Pipeline for the next five years will drive the demand for pavers during the period.

APM Terminals Pipavav offers free container storage service at port

APM Terminals Pipavav is extending free storage service for all containers from April 1-15, 2020, inclusive of both days.

Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority receive Grove training in Italy

Technicians from Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) visited Manitowoc?s facility in Niella Tanaro, Italy, to learn proactive maintenance and basic repairs on the Grove RT530E-2 rough-terrain crane.

Government plans to set up 13th major port

The Union Cabinet has given its "in-principle" approval for setting up a major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra. The total cost of the project will be around Rs 655.45 billion.

Our crawler cranes are loaded with safety features

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) offers customers all the options in crawler cranes like the standard machine for lifting and erection jobs or with features of single/double-line free fall for usage in the piling activity.

Banking on Policy Support

Crawler cranes market is looking for a revival after a sluggish performance over the last few years. The market will rely on the budget proposals for the National Infrastructure Pipeline for the coming years.

Braving challenges

With this March marking the closure of another financial year in the country, the world economy is reeling under a host of issues ranging from the slowdown that hit the market for more than a year to the coronavirus scare.

Port Infra Needs Facelift

Developing new ports and terminals and the revival of old infrastructure at major ports in the country are expected to open up new opportunities for port equipment companies.

Kalmar contributes to better cargo handling practices

Sustainable, eco-efficient and environment-friendly logistic solutions will be the future of the ports and logistics industry.

Hindustan Zinc partners with FarEye to build digital control tower

India's largest and the world's second-largest zinc-lead miner, Hindustan Zinc (HZL) has partnered with FarEye, a SaaS-based predictive logistics platform, to reduce dependency on manual processes, enhance logistics efficiency and mitigate risks.

APSEZ to acquire Krishnapatnam Port Company

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India's largest port developer, operator and the logistics arm of the Adani Group, will be acquiring a controlling stake of 75 per cent in the Krishnapatnam Port Company (KPCL).

Towards Greener Future

Asphalt is regaining traction in the Indian road construction due to its better recyclability and the freedom to use waste materials like plastics along with asphalt mix. The future looks greener for asphalt mixing plants.

Liebherr concrete plant supporting world?s largest sea lock project

In order to make Amsterdam, one of the most important European ports, accessible for the new generations of ships with even larger dimensions, the largest lock in the world will be built in IJmuiden located at the south of the 27-km long North Sea Canal, which connects Amsterdam with the sea.

Fully Integrated Machine-centric Robotics Solution

ABB robots will be integrated into B&R's automation portfolio in the first fully integrated machine-centric robotics solution introduced jointly by ABB and B&R.

We are looking at positive growth this year

Gulf Oil has been in the oil and lubricants business catering to commercial vehicles and two-wheelers.

Govt to set up 13th major port

The Union Cabinet has given its ?in-principle? approval for setting up a major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra. The total cost of the project will be around Rs 655.45 billion.

Kalmar to supply 6 electric forklift trucks to Sagres

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of six fully electric forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres. The order was booked in Cargotec?s 2019 Q4 order intake, with delivery of the machines scheduled to take place during Q1 of 2020.

Hindustan Zinc partners with FarEye to build digital control tower

India?s largest and the world?s second-largest zinc-lead miner, Hindustan Zinc (HZL) has partnered with FarEye, a SaaS-based predictive logistics platform, to reduce dependency on manual processes, enhance logistics efficiency and mitigate risks.

We are moving towards highest uptime and the lowest cost of ownership concept

Gurgaon-based Apollo Tyres came into inception in 1972, and has since, been among the trusted names in the business of manufacture and sales of tyres.

Infrastructure takes pole position

The Central Government's latest announcement on investment in infrastructure has revalidated the mood that was set by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at EXCON this December.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

On revival Path

In spite of the current slowdown, tyre market for off-highway applications is going to revive in the coming years due to an anticipated pick up in infrastructure developments in future.

APSEZ to acquire Krishnapatnam Port Company

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India?s largest port developer, operator and the logistics arm of the Adani Group, will be acquiring a controlling stake of 75 per cent in the Krishnapatnam Port Company (KPCL).