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India allocates Rs 20 mn per km for China border road construction

The Vibrant Village Programme (VVP), which had been approved by the government on February 15, 2023, aimed at improving infrastructure and settlement stability along the border between India and China.

Ammann Group completes acquisition of Volvo CE’s ABG Pavers

The transaction includes the transfer of Volvo CE’s paving businesses in Linyi and Bengaluru as well as Volvo CE´s ABG facility in Hameln (Germany).

Mini Equipment Market Booms

Mini construction equipment provides the versatility and efficiency needed for modern construction projects, especially in urban areas and confined spaces.

The Concrete Revolution

Groundbreaking concrete equipment is driving the industry forward at an unprecedented pace.

India’s CE market is growing rapidly due to urbanisation

KYB Conmat, one of the leading global concrete equipment manufacturers, produces concrete batching plants, paving machines, pumps, transit mixers, and self-loading mixers. Kalpesh Soni, Vice President, Marketing, KYB Conmat, speaks on the recent innovations and advancements in their product line.

Our compaction products are a true testament to Atmanirbharta

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is a leading international manufacturer of premium construction equipment, offering a comprehensive range of products and services in over 140 countries. Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director, Volvo Construction Equipment India, speaks on the company’s growing focus in the compaction business in India, and how it aligns with their broader goals and vision.

India’s CE Sales Surge 26% in FY24

With total equipment sales crossing 1,35,650 units as against 1,07,779 lakh units in FY23, the Indian construction equipment industry has recorded a 26 per cent increase in overall sales volume for the financial year 2023-24, surpassing all projections.

We pioneered the introduction of battery electric wheel loaders in India

SDLG India, a member of Volvo Group, is a leading provider of construction equipment solutions, emphasising innovation, reliability, and affordability. Its range includes wheel loaders, excavators, motor graders, and more. Surat Mehta, Head of SDLG Business in India, speaks about the company’s newly inaugurated manufacturing facility in Bengaluru and how it has enhanced the company’s capabilities in serving the Indian market.

BOMAG’s Next-Gen CR 1030 T2 Highway Paver

BOMAG, a leading name in road construction equipment, has recently revealed its latest innovations in the form of the CR 1030 T2 highway paver and an upgraded screed.

Driving Efficiency

From powering pneumatic tools to supporting critical tasks like concrete production and road construction, mobile compressors play a pivotal role.

Powering Construction

Air compressors play a crucial role in construction, maintenance, and repair tasks at infrastructure project sites.

The Indian crushing and screening equipment market is experiencing a revival

MB Crusher specialises in the manufacturing of crusher buckets and screening buckets, which are designed, patented, and produced exclusively in Italy. Their products transform excavators, backhoe loaders, and other machinery into mobile crushing and screening tools. Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher India, speaks in on the key trends and developments in the Indian crushing and screening equipment market.

Highways to Progress

India’s road infrastructure has evolved through innovative public-private partnerships, technological advancements, and sustainability initiatives, driving economic growth and setting global standards.

Road construction leaders launch RAHSTA Expo 2024 in Delhi

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

The Crushing Evolution!

What are the key criteria sought by operators of crushers and screens? And how do modern models differ in their features and capabilities?

RAHSTA to showcase cutting-edge road construction tech, says NCC Director

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

RAHSTA will drive road construction innovation: Sundaresan

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

Trimble MD champions digital solutions for industry growth at RAHSTA

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

Vipin Sondhi: Indian infra booms with road construction opportunities

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

RK Pandey promotes safe road development at RAHSTA launch

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

RAHSTA to pave the way for innovation in road construction: AK Singh, NHAI

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

Road construction leaders launch RAHSTA Expo 2024 in Delhi

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

Road construction industry launches RAHSTA Expo 2024 in Delhi

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

Road construction industry to launch RAHSTA Expo 2024

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

Hamm introduces innovative HC 250i C-VC

Hamm has unveiled its latest breakthrough in road construction technology with the introduction of the HC 250i C-VC compactor.

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.

OEMs are evaluating multiple options of adopting alternate fuel.”

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

We utilise telematics to monitor machine health

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

BharatBenz inaugurates new dealership in Indore

This facility is the 17 BharatBenz sales and service location in the state

Italian CE market sees slight dip in 2023

Road machines market remains stable, earth moving machines decline.

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.

Vision 2030 Drives Growth

The compaction equipment industry in India has witnessed significant technological advancements in recent years. Manufacturers are integrating advanced features, such as GPS technology and telematics, into their machines to enhance precision and efficiency.

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.

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

Manual tools, such as hammers and chisels, became the instruments of choice.

Breathing Life into Projects

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

We anticipate continued growth in the coming FY

Vijay Kumbhani, Director Business Development, Kaushik Engineering Works

We expect a modest growth of 5-10% in the Indian market

Kennady V Kaipally, Country Manager, Bonfiglioli Transmissions Stefano Baldi, MWS Global Sales Director, Mobile and Wind Industries, Bonfiglioli Riduttori

We plan to add more products to our mining portfolio

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

SANY India Celebrates Milestone Achievement of 30,000 Machines in Operation

SANY India has been a pioneer in the Indian construction machinery industry.

SANY India Celebrates Milestone Achievement of 30,000 Machines in Operation

SANY India has been a pioneer in the Indian construction machinery industry.

Komatsu connects people through technology

The company had participated in an event by Dholakia Foundation.

Interview: Ramesh Palagiri, MD & CEO, Wirtgen India

Ramesh Palagiri speaks on the company’s participation at Excon.

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

Manual tools, such as hammers and chisels, became the instruments of choice

Navigating the Road Ahead

The market for sensor pavers is expected to grow at 7-8 per cent CAGR over five years.

We plan to exhibit our new Smart+Excavators

Rajiv Chaturvedi, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, After sales and Parts, Hyundai Construction Equipment 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.

Sustainability is essential in design, construction of all our group products

Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India

We will be showcasing our latest crusher models, screeners, and drum cutters

We believe that India is a pertinent market for the advantages offered by MB products and their features, given its vast geographical expanse,” says Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher India, while speaking on the market in India for MB products

Construction equipment industry anticipates 14-15% revenue surge

According to a report by CRISIL, the domestic construction equipment industry is poised for substantial growth this fiscal year with an anticipated revenue surge of 14 to 15 per cent.

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.

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.

A Resounding Success

Gujarat Conex 2023 served as a gathering hub for prominent figures in the industry and policymakers, engaging in discussions aimed at advancing infrastructure development in Gujarat.

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.

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.

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.

Will the Road construction target be achieved in 2023-24?

The road sector is suffering from immobility! Surprised?

Two steps ahead: The Vögele Dash 5 road pavers

The future in road building is here with Vögele’s latest-generation SUPER 1900-5(i) and SUPER 2100-5(i) road pavers.

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.

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.

CE industry grows by 25% in FY2023

The quick expansion in road and infrastructure development activity across the nation, fuelled by significant governmental expenditure as well as private sector initiatives, is the primary cause of this wise rise in the industry's fortunes.

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

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

New mining machinery are driving demand for all-steel radial tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the factors that are driving the Indian OTR tyre market, and the recent innovations in tyre design and making in construction vehicles.

Powering up the Earth

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

Construction equipment ind. grows by 25% in FY2023

Construction equipment industry grows by 25% in FY2023

Volvo CE unveils prototype of new EC500 crawler excavator

Volvo CE provided the first look at a pre-production model of its new EC500 excavator today at the CON EXPO trade show in Las Vegas, North America.

The Future of Construction on Display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE 2023

Taking the industry to the next level, breaking show records.

Steering the market

Skid-steer loaders segment is one of the only few segments that has shown an increase in sales in 2022 as compared to 2021. The enormous growth in the market value of the construction sector will further fuel the nation's high demand for skid steer loaders.

Volvo CE unveils prototype of new EC500 crawler excavator

Volvo CE provided the first look at a pre-production model of its new EC500 excavator today at the CON EXPO trade show in Las Vegas, North America.

Technology drives John Deere’s 25-year success in India

Over its 25 years, John Deere has shown significant commitment to investment in manufacturing and product development in India

Volvo CE unveils prototype of new EC500 crawler excavator at ConExpo

This heralds a new generation of excavators, with improvements across cab design and operator interface, safety and productivity.

Sany Bharat forays into asphalt business

Sany Bharat launched its asphalt business at bauma CONEXPO 2023, moving ahead with their plan of helping the government build a "Naya Bharat".

Focus on Sustainable Road Construction

Wirtgen Group anticipates a continuous increase in the number of sustainable machine and technology solutions by 2026.

Bringing sustainability to the fore

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

Sany Bharat forays into asphalt business

The brand enters the asphalt business with the launch of a wide range of road construction equipment

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.

BMC would spend Rs 60 bn to pave 400 km of roads

In the upcoming years will Mumbai's pitiful potholed roads ultimately be fixed? The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has chosen five large construction companies with a track record in building national highways to carry out the job and has eliminated small road contractors in order to execute the largest-ever civic contract to concrete 400 km of road for Rs 60 billion.

The demand for excavators & backhoe loaders will rise

Nischal Mehrotra, VP - Sales & marketing, Liugong India, speaks on the market in India for their products.

Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in 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.

L&T delivers 3000th indigenous compactor

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery reached a milestone in the supply of indigenous equipment with the successful delivery of the 3000th L&T compactor.

Five Ways Attachments Enhance Productivity & Profitability

Purchasing additional attachments helps to increase the host machine’s ability to tackle more jobs.

L&T delivers 3000th indigenous compactor

The roller was handed over to Neelesh Kumar Singh of Anmol Associates

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.

Road construction drives demand for motor graders

Surat Mehta, Head of SDLG Business in India

Smooth road ahead!

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

Wirtgen’s 90 exhibits and 33 world premieres

In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation.

Country Roads Take Me Home

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

Wirtgen launches eco-friendly cold mixing plant KMA 240i

The KMA 240i is said to deliver climate-friendly, cost-effective recycling

L&T ships special construction equipment to BRO for strategic needs

L&T Construction Equipment (LTCEL) has dispatched the first batch of 25 special variant wheel loaders that are suitable for operation in harsh terrains – high altitudes and extreme weather conditions to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), an organisation engaged in serving strategic requirements of the nation.

The market is shifting towards bigger vehicles in the tipper segment

We have a total of five manufacturing plants in India, of which four are located in North India and one in South India