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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.

Bridgestone highlights role of telematics and data for fleet management in the MEA region

The event convened industry experts to shed light on vital topics linked to the industry including sustainable practices, digital transformation and the evolving landscape of urban mobility.

Bridgestone India unveils new Dueler All-Terrain 002

Bridgestone India launched the Dueler All-Terrain (A/T) 002 tyre with enhanced grip and stability.

Driving Innovation

OTR tyre innovation is transforming India’s mining and construction industries.

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.

OEMs are preferring radial tyres in the mining segment

Bridgestone India offers premium range of commercial and industrial tyres for all types of terrain and vehicles. Rohit Mathur, Head Strategy, OTR and Communications, Bridgestone India, speaks on the current state of OTR tyre manufacturing industry in India.

Bridgestone India unveils new Dueler All-Terrain 002

New premium tyre for on-road and off-road experience

Building Strong Foundation

The increasing number of construction projects is driving a surge in demand for piling, drilling, and deep foundation equipment.

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.

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.

Booming Demand

Industrial cranes are witnessing a soaring demand as they play a crucial role in various sectors, from construction to logistics, contributing to India's infrastructural growth.

We aim to maintain a steady pace of growth, despite potential disruptions

PV Ramdev, Managing Director, Everest Engineering Equipment

Changing the future of construction

In construction, machine learning can help project engineers, supervisors, and everyone else involved in a project

Bridgestone India appoints Hiroshi Yoshizane as MD

Bridgestone is a global leader in tyres and rubber

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.

Bridgestone Middle East wins Tyre Technology Provider of the Year Award

The company has won the award for the third consecutive year

Beyond the Dust

The market for construction equipment filters is influenced by global economic conditions, as construction activity often correlates with economic growth.

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.

Our primary focus is on improving productivity of customers

MT Swamy, Regional Leader - APAC, Infra Business, Kennametal India

LAPP unveils groundbreaking SPE portfolio

Pioneering future-ready industrial connectivity solutions

Bridgestone's Indore plant rolls out 100 millionth tyre

Bridgestone India, part of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions, today announced a remarkable milestone as their Indore plant reaches the historic production of its 100 millionth tyre

Navigating the Road Ahead

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

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.

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.

Bridgestone's Indore plant rolls out 100 millionth tyre

Bridgestone India currently operates two state-of-the-art plants in India one at Indore and the other at Pune.

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Bridgestone India’s plant at Chakan in Pune district has been verified as being carbon neutral for the year 2022.

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.

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Audited and verified as carbon neutral by LRQA

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.

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.

Zinc: Securing a Sustainable Future for Mining Industry

The steel used for the coaches of the Vande Bharat trains has been fortified with zinc.

Govt approves Rs 179.39 bn for UP Capital Investment Projects

The Union government has granted approval for Rs 179.39 billion to be allocated to various capital investment projects under the Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment 2023-24 Scheme for the Uttar Pradesh government.

L&T wins contract for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train project

The Mumbai–Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (Bullet Train) project has reached a significant milestone with the awarding of a substantial contract worth Rs 156.97 billion to Larsen & Toubro (L&T) by the National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL).

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.

Connecting Machinery with Efficiency

Essential for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of construction machinery like excavators, loaders, bulldozers, cranes, etc., hydraulic hoses play a crucial role in various equipment.

BICES 2023: Full steam ahead for preparations

BICES will be held on September 20-23, 2023 in China.

Craning for Success

Advancements in technology have propelled the increased usage of tower cranes in tall buildings.

Tower cranes are essential to constructing tall buildings

Mayank Pundir, Country Head, ACE Tower Cranes Division, speaks on how to company ensures that tower cranes meet the safety standards.

Bridgestone highlights positive outlook of EV market in ME

Bridgestone EMIA, one of the global leaders in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions, highlighted the significance of electric vehicles as a potential sustainable solution for the automotive sector and indicated the market’s promising future in the Middle East during its participation at the Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (EVIS).

Bridgestone highlights positive outlook of EV market in Middle East

Bridgestone EMIA one of the global leaders in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions highlighted the significance of electric vehicles (EVs)

Gujarat allocates Rs 22.13 bn for 919 km road network expansion

The Gujarat government has approved Rs 22.13 billion for a 919-km-long road covering 94 stretches from small villages to metro cities.

Haryana roads, bridges approved by centre for Rs 8.74 bn

Dushyant Chautala Deputy Chief Minister Haryana announced that 11 roads and as many bridges in the state will be widened and strengthened at a cost of approximately Rs 8.74 billion under the Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) scheme of the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

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.

Liebherr to showcase 30 exhibits from 7 categories at Conexpo 2023

Liebherr exhibits at Conexpo 2023 from March 14-18 offer visitors the unique opportunity to discover the latest developments from the areas of construction machines, cranes, material handling technology and components.

Rental industry preparing for a bright future

India has nearly $2300 million worth of construction equipment sold every year, out of which 7 to 8 per cent is sold to rental companies, writes Mukesh Sharma of Atlas Copco.

Bringing sustainability to the fore

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

Liebherr to showcase 30 exhibits from 7 categories at Conexpo 2023

Liebherr construction machines on the outdoor grounds at booth F9253, Liebherr components at booth S80821 in the South Hall

Bridgestone India earmarks over Rs 600 cr investment for expansion

Investment aimed at upgrading technologies and capacities at Pune plant

Sustainability and automation will be our focus areas

Dheeraj Panda, COO (Sales, Marketing & Customer Support), Sany Heavy Industry India, speaks on the performance of the company in 2022 and its outlook for 2023

Bridgestone's MD Parag Satpute assumes global role

Bridgestone India, a global leader in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions, announced that its Managing Director, Parag Satpute, will be assuming a new global role in Bridgestone’s Solutions Business and will be stationed in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Blume Ventures collaborates with Bridgestone India

The collaboration aims to become a part of the government's Start-up India initiativ

MMRDA to build two new bridges to improve Virar-Palghar connectivity

The development authority has started the procedure to hire a consultant

Crawlers race ahead

Rising demand is boosting the development of new crawler crane launches and features.

The outlook for the mining industry is positive for the next two years

Dheeraj Panda, COO – Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Sany Heavy Duty India, speaks on the outlook for the mining sector in India, and the company’s major products in mining

Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

Bridgestone's MD Parag Satpute assumes global role

Stefano Sanchini currently VP Region MEA, will assume the role of Managing Director, Bridgestone India.

Mining opportunities!

Government’s thrust on coal mining is expected to significantly impact demand for mining equipment.

Sunil Puri is new MD of CASE Construction

CASE Construction Equipment India, a brand of CNH Industrial, announced the appointment of Sunil Puri as Managing Director, India. He will be responsible for spearheading the operations and expand the brand presence in the region.

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.

Diamond Mowers’ new mulcher for mid-sized excavators

Two new mulching heads designed for mid-sized excavators and tractors were recently rolled out by Diamond Mowers.

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

The special wheel loaders operate in temperatures between minus 20 degrees and 50 degrees.

Sunil Puri is new MD of CASE Construction

He will be responsible for spearheading the operations and expand the brand presence in the region.

Truck Safety Matters – Multi Party Campaign

Integrated Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi, Al Masaood, Bridgestone and RoadSafetyUAE teamed up for a multi-party initiative.

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.

Lifting up!

The hoist market is expected to grow at a CAGR of up to 7.3 per cent till 2025.

Gadkari inaugurates cold mixer paver and patch-fill machine

Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a unique first-of-its-kind mobile cold mixer cum paver and patch-fill machine which has been developed indigenously by Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) to repair potholes.

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.

We plan to double our production capacity

ACE, one of the largest construction equipment players in the mobile and tower crane segments in India, showcased its upgraded and new backhoe loader models in different engine horsepower categories at Excon along with award-winning products like a special crane for piling, 360-degree slew pick-n-carry crane, and manlift crane.

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.

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.

Dilip Buildcon emerges as lowest bidder for Rs. 1,589 cr road project

Dilip Buildcon has jumped to Rs.250.50 by 4.17 per cent after the company announced that it is declared as the lowest bidder for Rs 1,589 crore road project by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), based on Hybrid Annuity in the state of Karnataka.

L&T awarded contracts for transportation infra biz

The transportation infrastructure business of Larsen & Toubro has secured various orders from prestigious clients.

Overall, the market scenario in India looks promising

Excon has always been a confluence of construction equipment ecosystem members like equipment and component manufacturers, customers, financiers, equipment dealers and policy makers.

The market scenario in India looks promising

Dheeraj Panda Chief Operating Officer (Sales, Marketing and Customer Support) Sany Heavy Industry India.

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.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions.

We have embraced digital transformation

Customer experience is the most important part of doing business. It involves optimising every customer touchpoint, be it pre-sales, point of sales, or post-sales to always ensure customer satisfaction.

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.

infra demand boosts rental market

Rental is the future. Infrastructure stimulus measures and pent-up demand in the Indian market suggest growth ahead for equipment rental firms.

On the Move!

The market for mobile cranes is on the move driven by low-rise residential, commercial, and industrial building construction activity in urban areas.

Make in Steel 2022

The fifth edition of Make in Steel Conference and Awards 2022, with the theme “Gearing up for sustainable steel in India”, offered three interactive panel discussions and thought-provoking industry keynotes.

Opportunities galore

The construction industry across the globe is anticipated to present significant opportunities for construction equipment.

Top popular construction equipment companies in India

The infrastructure sector has witnessed a rapid growth within the country. With many ongoing projects, nation is for sure going to taste its development soon, but along with it many industries associated with infrastructure has evolved. One such industry is the construction equipment industry.

L&T bags contracts for heavy civil infrastructure biz

The construction arm of L&T has secured an order from esteemed National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) to design and construct Package No. – MAHSR-C-5 of the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project.

Reaching new heights

In India, construction hoists have become very popular in the past decade. They are usually used for high-rise towers of height 70 m or more undergoing construction or renovation.

Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX

“Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX, and we are proud to be a self-reliant Indian company for almost three decades” – Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer

Karan Chechi, Director, TechSci Research, speaks on major demand drivers in medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes market.

Karan Chechi, Director, TechSci Research, speaks on major demand drivers in medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes market.

7th India Construction Festival

Organised by the FIRST Construction Council in Mumbai on October 22, the event successfully brought together the who’s who of the infrastructure and construction industry.

Growing at a steady pace

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions

BRO Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry is CW Man of the Year - Public Sector

Lt Gen Chaudhry was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

APCO, DRAIPL, HG Infra bag honours as fastest growing construction companies

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Demand for higher tonnage cranes is likely to grow

With the government’s heavy investment on infrastructure development, the mobile crane market in India is showing gradual signs of improvement, which was impacted by the pandemic.

S Saxena of Sany: Demand for higher tonnage cranes is likely to grow

Interview with Sanjay Saxena, Sr VP and Head of Heavy Equipment Business Unit, Sany Heavy Industry India.

Tadano launches all-terrain crane line with 75 tonne lifting capacity

Tadano, a Mobile crane manufacturer, introduced an upgraded four-axle all-terrain crane line with a lifting capacity of 75 tonne and two boom lengths. The new AC 4.070L-1 and AC 4.070-1 feature multifunctional crane controls and a new carrier cab.

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.