The scope for the MAHSR - C4 package includes the construction of viaducts, stations, major river bridges, depots, and other auxiliary works.
The growing aggregate requirements in the infrastructure projects and the improving mineral mining activities in the country demand crushers and screens in large numbers. But with some roadblocks pose as challenges in this positive scenario, can the crusher segment gather momentum
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.
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.
Propel Industries has pioneered over the years in developing some of the break-through solutions in the crusher market. V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, shares more on the company’s solutions for the aggregate segment and the overall market scenario.
While the demand for newer machines is not that bullish the existing population of machines is fully optimised to undertake current developmental activities in mining and infrastructure. Ranjit Ravindran, Business Head – Mining, Voltas, shares more on the market dynamics.
Gala Precision Engineering announced the successful development and distribution of wedge lock washer GALLOCK®. These washers are used to safely secure bolted joints exposed to heavy vibrations and dynamic load.
Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?
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.
India is becoming a prominent market for tunnel boring machines (TBMs). In the coming years, TBMs in more numbers are expected in Indian construction projects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Founded in 2001 in Breganze, Italy, MB Crusher is the world leader in production and supply of attachments - crusher and screening buckets, drum cutters and grapples - for excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders and skid-steer loaders.
As a pioneer in excavator technology in India, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has been at the forefront by consolidating its leadership position in the construction and mining equipment industry.
In four decades of operations in India, JCB has grown to become a full-range construction infrastructure equipment partner offering indigenous, innovative and versatile solutions of One-Global-Quality.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. Having started operations in 1960 with its registered office in Pune, Atlas Copco (India) now has 22 offices across India.
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.
Elgi Equipments, one of the world?s leading air-compressor manufacturers, exhibited its oil-free range of piston compressors for the railway segment at the 13th International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE), Asia?s largest rail transportation event.
The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.
Following a sharp correction in unit sales amidst slowing economic growth and infrastructure investments, both by the public and private sector; and tight liquidity environment, ICRA has revised the outlook on the construction equipment (CE) sector to negative.
Seamlessly integrating the vast network of railways, highways, airports and waterways, India is gearing up to strategically position itself as a global containerised cargo destination.
The government's various initiatives on revival of infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian construction equipment market in the past 2-3 years.
Atlas Copco continuously invests in designing equipment which consumes less energy while rendering higher output. S Kumar, Business Line Manager, Power Technique Customer Center, Atlas Copco (India), shares more on the products and solutions.
In the current scenario, most of the projects have become time-bound and have to be completed within the stipulated period. Due to this, expectation of the market has also changed especially in road segment.
Demand for mining and construction equipment post-elections will depend on the function of a stable government and continued focus on infrastructure investments.
Self-loading concrete mixer (SLCM) market is upbeat and the Argo model can be a panacea in the concrete life to many odd jobs of varied concreting applications.
Rising industrial activity, coupled with the uptick in construction and an anticipated demand in mining sector is expected to drive the demand of tipper trucks in the coming years.
Need for better infrastructure is always the top priority of any country. India is no different as the quest for superior infrastructure continues with many large-scale projects coming up.
The Indian mining and construction equipment (MCE) industry is likely to see a moderation in demand growth which is expected to fall to 4-6 per cent in the medium term, more particularly during CY2019.
Escorts reported a profit of Rs 1.401 billion in the quarter ending December 31, 2018, up by 52.3 per cent as against a profit of Rs 0.92 billion in the corresponding period last fiscal.
This bauma, Action Construction Equipment (ACE) launched a whole series of innovative cranes; among them is the NX360o model, which as the company claims, will not be found anywhere in the world.
Srei Infrastructure Finance announced its decision to augment the capital of both its infrastructure finance and equipment finance businesses, which will facilitate the businesses in maintaining and strengthening their current leadership positions further.
According to reports, as many as 52 projects for rail connectivity to ports are underway with an investment of Rs 44,605 crore. These projects are being undertaken by the Indian Port Rail Corporation (IPRCL) and the Ministry of Railways.
Sunbeam Infra Equipments (A Division of Sunbeam Generators) launched a trailer concrete pump of 50 cu m per hour capacity and mixer pump at bauma this year.
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.
Rating agency ICRA estimates a stable outlook for the construction sector in India, supported with strong order inflow in the last couple of years and a huge pipeline of projects to be awarded in the infrastructure segment.
Roads sector remains the biggest growth driver of motor graders in India. VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, elaborates more on the market and technology trends in motor graders.
The largest-ever bauma CONEXPO INDIA will open its doors soon as manufacturers from all parts of the world will present construction machinery, equipment and technological innovations from December 11 to 14 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi.
The mining equipment market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a faster pace in the coming years. VG Sakthikumar elaborates more on the trend and Schwing Stetter's solutions for the mining industry.
Growth in infrastructure and industrial sectors is driving the demand for lubricants. Ravi Chawla, Managing Director, Gulf Oil Lubricants India, shares more on the current trend and market outlook.
With about 200 distributors and extensive logistical reach, GS Caltex India has consolidated its presence in Indian market. Rajesh Nagar, Managing Director & CEO, shares more on the market opportunities for lubricants in Indian construction and mining industry
At its annual innovation platform, Esclusive 2018, Escorts Limited announced its Automated Farming Solutions with the launch of India?s first Automated Concept Tractor that brings the power of next generation digital vehicle technologies aimed at precision-based farming
Schaeffler rolling bearings and plain bearings significantly contribute to the outstanding performance of a large variety of construction equipment worldwide. Harsha Kadam, Industrial President, Schaeffler India, shares more on the company's presence in India and future plans for the market.
It's one year since the unified tax system of Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into force. GST has been a game changer in its vast sense considering the difficulties faced by the industry in terms of multiple tax structure.
Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL), an Essel Group subsidiary, has bagged India?s first railway project under annuity mode for Rs 17.06 billion on the Eastern Freight Corridor connecting Howrah and Chennai main line. Essel Infra won the contract ahead of IRCON International, an Indian Railways infrastructure arm.
With the demand for excavators growing in the market, OEMs are introducing new features to further improve the efficiency and productivity of the machines, helping in quick and qualitative project execution.
Boom pump is a good investment for large projects like the Metros, airports irrigation projects and other high-rise infrastructure and real estate projects. These massive pumps shorten the duration of project completion, reduce downtime and labour costs.
Concrete is a major constituent of infrastructure projects: mainly in real estate, roads and highways, railways, sea ports, airports, power plants, irrigation and urban modernisation sectors.
The total sales of 72,745 units of construction equipment in 2017 against 66,613 in 2016 brought back some sheen. The easing up of GST rate from 28 per cent to 18 per cent helped breathe but the launch of infrastructure projects brought a smile to the industry.
Infrastructure sector is a key driver for the Indian economy. The sector is highly responsible for propelling India's overall development and enjoys intense focus from government for initiating policies that would ensure time-bound creation of world-class infrastructure in the country.
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 2.0 is a movement to address issues with today's core network infrastructure in a customer's construction site to address the dynamic, automated nature of operation models like cloud computing, data center visualisation, IoT and usage of drones to keep site operations safe, secure, highly productive and efficiently managed.
Infrastructure development has always been on top of the agenda for our country. Every government has given due importance for the development of infrastructure facilities such as roads, railways, ports, airports, and industrial infrastructure of the country.
With markets being overcrowded and competition more intense than ever, coupled with a flurry of information in this digital age creates a lot of distractions.
These are good times for construction equipment industry. Orders have gone up, thanks to a revival in the economy fuelled by government's affirmative actions to nurse the infra development sector back to health.
The Indian infrastructure sector is not slowing down anytime soon, given the government initiatives and market demand. This makes it a feasible environment for the growth of construction equipment, writes Andy Dhanaraj, Director - Sales, Caterpillar India.
Infrastructure development has been one of the top priorities of the Union Budget 2018-19 presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitely in Parliament on February 1. Major investments and allocations are in roads, railways and rural development including agriculture and rural economy. Urban infrastructure development has also received a boost with the allocation for Smart Cities mission.
The mining and construction segments account for around 30 per cent of total heavy-duty (HD) truck market in India. But the segments have been facing tough times for the last 2-3 years.
Overall, we see growth coming from earthmoving, road, and material handling equipment categories. More than 60 per cent of the equipment comprises earthmoving equipment (backhoe loaders, hydraulic excavators, wheel loader, etc).
The wheel loader market in India has been growing at a brisk pace over the last couple of years after touching a low in FY 2015-16. The 3 to 3.5 Ton-class wheel loader market has witnessed 17 per cent growth in the FY 2017-18 till now.
Budget 2018-19 rang in on 1st February for the second consecutive year in history. The budgetary expenditure on infrastructure for 2018-19 is being enhanced by Rs 1 lakh crore to Rs 5.97 lakh crore against an estimated expenditure of Rs 4.94 lakh crore in 2017-18.
JCB wheeled loaders are known for productivity, reliability and efficiency. These machines are primarily used for loading, unloading and bulk material movement in sectors such as mining, quarry and crushers etc.
We are focusing on making our wheel loaders versatile and suitable to meet various applications in roads, railways, irrigation, mining and industrial works by developing new attachments and variants, says Vivek Hajela, General Manager and Head - Construction Equipment Business, Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
Being the major equipment class in the infrastructure development activities, Earthmoving equipment sees further demand growth in future owing to an anticipated growth in construction activities.
With the revival of road construction projects in India, the market for construction equipment (CE) and road building equipment- such as crushing and screening plants and RAP-mixing asphalt plants - is expected to open up in a big way.
The current construction equipment market in India is to grow at a rate of 25 per cent. Road, irrigation, ports, RMC, railways, metro rail, power (nuclear, thermal, solar, wind, hydro, gas based), real estate and other community buildings are the major demand drivers for our product line.
The infrastructure and construction business as a whole, is poised to exceed $350 billion in a while, growing at a CAGR of 6.5-7 per cent over various sectors. But naturally, we also foresee an upward trend in the sales of construction equipment, as the market is expected to grow at a record high in the next 2-3 years, driven by the government's focus on infrastructure development.