Tekla and MBS announce strategic partnership

Global construction technology leader Trimble has recently announced a strategic partnership between Tekla Structures, Trimble’s flagship product, and Metal Building Software (MBS), the globally leading software for the metal building industry.

Trimble Announces New Platform as a Service for Construction Technology

Trimble announced today the Trimble? Platform as a Service, an offering that gives contractors the ability to purchase select civil construction hardware and software solutions and continually upgrade those solutions with the latest innovations from Trimble.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products

Eaton also announced the introduction of four new hydraulic products for the Indian market - X70 closed circuit piston and plug in motor, steering unit 5SQ, Eaton spiral hose EC640 and cast iron piston motor 743XX.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

India Construction Festival - 2019

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.


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.

Towering opportunities

Choosing a tower crane is increasingly about safety and productivity features, as customers seek to lift more with less power, upgrade to a higher capacity economically, and safely use multiple cranes at space-constrained project sites.

Trimble hosts Tekla User Days 2019 India

Global construction technology leader Trimble hosted Tekla User Days (TUD) India, its flagship annual event for Indian customers.

Trimble announces latest solutions at bauma 2019

At the bauma 2019, Trimble introduced a range of its latest solutions for construction equipment operations. Trimble announced the release of Trimble? Earthworks Grade Control Platform version 1.9 with support for fully automatic guidance for excavator tiltrotator attachments and Trimble Universal Total Stations for motor graders.

Integrated Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Volvo Dig Assist

Trimble and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announced an integrated Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Volvo Dig Assist 2D grade control on Volvo excavators.

Liebherr announces Trimble Ready Factory Option for bulldozers

Trimble and Liebherr announced the introduction of a Trimble Ready? factory option for new Liebherr PR736 Generation 8 bulldozers.

The year of construction technology

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 2, 2019 declared April 2019-March 2020 as the Construction-Technology year and stressed on the use of advanced technology to meet the increasing demand of affordable housing and provision of Housing for All by 2022.

Escorts-Tadano JV to manufacture RT cranes in India

Escorts Ltd, India?s leading engineering conglomerate, and Tadano Group, Japan?s biggest and world?s leading mobile crane manufacturer, announced their joint venture (JV) to manufacture rough terrain (RT) cranes and truck-mounted cranes.

Vertical Growth

Tower crane market is now on revival path, which was going through a lull period till recently. Going forward, a steady growth of real estate market could see a further momentum in tower cranes.

Global industry leaders to meet at CTT Russia

The international construction equipment and technology industry will meet at bauma CTT RUSSIA in Moscow from June 5 to 8, 2018. During these days, the metropolis will again become the scene for Russia?s most important trade fair for construction technology.

Kobelco announces Trimble Ready option for select excavator models

Trimble and Kobelco announced the introduction of a Trimble Ready? option for select Tier 4 Final Kobelco excavator models.

Escorts unveils new pick-n-carry crane at Excon 2017

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE) launched India?s safest pick-n-carry crane (as the company claims), CT Smart 15, at the Excon 2017 in Bengaluru, along with best-in-class (performance, productivity and reliability) soil compactor 3212 in 12-tonne class and upgraded Hydra series pick and carry crane.

Excon will further boost the mood of the construction industry

There has been substantial growth in the overall construction equipment (CE) market in the last one year due to huge investments being made by the government for infrastructure development in the country.

We expect more footfalls this year

We see the market for construction and construction equipment to be booming at the moment due to the government impetus to infrastructure, power plants etc. This has also resulted in a corresponding boom in underground and surface heavy civil engineering projects.

Excon 2017 to attract over 1,000 exhibitors

The 9th edition of Excon, India's premier and South Asia's largest construction equipment and construction technology trade fair, which will take place in Bengaluru during December 12-16, 2017, is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors, including around 300 companies from abroad

Schwing Stetter India partners with startup

Einsite, a construction technology startup, and Schwing Stetter, the world?s premier concrete equipment company, have entered into a partnership to bring the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Machine Learning technologies to the construction industry.

Excon 2017 to attract over 1,000 exhibitors

The 9th edition of Excon, India?s premier and South Asia?s largest construction equipment and construction technology trade fair, which will take place in Bengaluru during December 12-16, 2017, is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors, including around 300 companies from abroad.

There are five machines from three product lines on show

The market in India for construction equipment is ahead of its position two years, when the last bC India took place. The most active sector of the industry is road building, and Volvo CE will be focused on this industry, among others, in our display at the show. Outside road building, there is also growing interest in mining equipment and materials supply for the construction sector.

Increasing Productivity

Oitagawa Dam is a rock dam located in Kyushu, the third largest island in Japan. The island is mountainous and home to Japan?s most active volcano, Mount Aso.

Machine Control Technologies

With the demand evolving for better work and more efficiency in the wake of tighter timelines in infra projects, the scope for machine control technologies is immense. Delays and cost overruns are the major challenges most of the infrastructure projects facing today. There are many factors that contribute to the delay of a project.

CE Industry Buoyant at EXCON 2015

CII and ICEMA jointly showcased the CE industry at EXCON 2015, the 8th International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Fair, from 25-29 November 2015, at the BIEC grounds in Bengaluru

Transmissions optimise performance

Every off-highway vehicle performs different tasks on the job sites, with only a few characteristics in common. In order to achieve higher productivity, these machines must perform at high efficiency levels with lesser and lesser maintenance while working in harsh environments that exert high torques and loads on the equipment. Transmission solutions play a vital role in the overall performance of such a vehicle.

Connecting the CE Industry

As a prelude to Excon 2015, a road show was organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Mumbai on October 8, 2015. In essence, this meet was organised by CII to showcase the exhibition and give an overview. The event was attended by all sections of the connected stakeholders.

Smart Pumping Solutions

The infrastructure sector will drive the growth of overall concrete equipment industry, whereas the real estate segment, along with the power segment, will drive the growth of concrete pumps.

Engineered for Success

Concrete pumping at Putzmeister has come a long way since its founder Karl Schlecht designed a mortar machine in 1958 based on his diploma thesis at the University of Stuttgart.

Qatar projects estimated at $280 bn

According to news reports, Qatar has become the second most attractive market in the world and the country?s construction projects are currently estimated at more than $280 billion.

8,500 km by March 2015: How Realistic is the Target?

The Union Finance Minister has set a target of 8,500 km of roads to be completed during the current fiscal year, which simply means construction of about 35.5 km of road per day! In the last couple of years,

Intelligent Compaction

Intelligent compaction (IC) is a state-of-the-art technology, which is a combination of the absolute measurement technology with regulation system that uses measured information to adapt the equipment continuously to required conditions.

Atlas Copco equipment in the making of Pune flyover

During the concreting phase of the double-decker Bharatratna JRD Tata flyover project in Pune, equipment from Atlas Copco were used to give a smooth surface finish and the desired strength to the casting. The flyover was inaugurated in February this year by Maharashtra?s Deputy Chief Minister, Ajit Pawar.

LiuGong at Excon 2013

The mega trade show, Excon 2013 is dedicated to construction equipment and construction technology sector. Excon 2013 will serve as a platform for business opportunities making it a successful rendezvous between end-users and equipment manufacturers.

Concrete Equipment | Wilfried Theissen, MD, Putzmeister

As the pioneer of research and development in concrete pumping technology, Putzmeister offers the latest and most comprehensive range of concreting solutions. Putzmeister has achieved landmarks in both the vertical and horizontal pumping of concrete.This German giant is on a mission to change the construction scenario in India by making the construction sites more automated and mechanised

French construction technology at bC India 2013

Building on the success of 2011 edition, The French Trade Commission, UBIFRANCE, is once again bringing together leading French companies to participate in bC India trade show being held from 5 to 8 February 2013 in Mumbai. The French Pavilion will gather five companies showcasing their latest construction machinery and breakthrough innovations in the field of infrastructure equipment and evaluate business opportunities in the Indian market.

Raising the Benchmark of Quality

With over 220,000 sq m of display area and participation of over 630 exhibitors, including 200 foreign companies, Excon 2011 exceeded expectations as the largest exhibition on construction equipment in South Asia.

Donaldson to showcase at Excon

Donaldson Company, a leading, worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, announced today that the company will showcase a host of hydraulic, engine liquid and air filtration solutions at Excon 2011, the sixth International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Show.

Lokotrack 1000 Series

The new track technology has a wide efficient feeder and scalper options for trouble free crushing to achieve the rated capacity.

Metso launches Lokotrack 1000 Series

Metso India recently launched the new Lokotrack 1000 Series mobile crushing and screening plant.

Sitech dealer in Singapore

Trimble announced that a Sitech? technology dealer has been established in Singapore and Malaysia.

TIPL offers Caterpillar excavators from 7T to 85T

?TIPL has already tied up with Sitech, a distribution network for the most reliable and rugged construction technology systems available to the heavy and highway contractors today, says G V R Murthy, Joint Managing Director, TIPL.

Sitech dealers announced

Trimble recently announced that a Sitech technology dealer has been established in southern Mississippi and a dealer to serve Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and portions of Mississippi, Indiana.