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Our range will focus on meeting stringent emission standards

Anjali Pandey, Engine Business and Components Business Leader, Cummins India, speaks on the key products on display during Excon.

Rise in steel and commodity prices has increased input cost

Anand Sundaresan Managing Director, Ammann India

Vögele Mobile Power Feeder Increasing Footprints In India

Since 2006, the VÖGELE mobile power feeders, are in use in various national highway projects in Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat.

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

Connectivity is key between automation and electromobility

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades. Construction could be the next industry to undergo an automation transformation.

Liebherr's dealer in Luxembourg celebrates 50th anniversary

Liebherr R 924 G8 jubilee crawler excavator chosen for 50th anniversary celebrations

Kirloskar Brothers showcases new-gen energy-efficient pumps

Pune-based Kirloskar Brothers (KBL), the flagship company of the $2.5 billion Kirloskar Group, announced that it has showcased a series of new generation energy-efficient pumps for the benefit of farmers. The pump range was showcased at Kisan Mela 2022, India’s largest Agri fair in Pune.

JK Tyre introduces puncture guard tyre

JK Tyre & Industries has launched India’s first puncture guard tyres for four-wheelers. Driven by the technological expertise of producing high performance tyres suited for Indian conditions, JK Tyre, aims to revolutionize the industry with puncture guard tyres for new generation cars available in market.

Mobile screen for coarse elements

The new MOBISCREEN MSS 802(i) EVO offers users a mobile, efficient screening plant that is designed to meet challenges in different application areas. With its well-thought-out plant design and flexible conversion options, Kleemann demonstrates how a high material flow can be guaranteed in natural stone and recycling applications.

Deere releases excavators with new naming

John Deere has launched the first excavators under its new Performance Tiering strategy – the mid-sized 350 P-tier and 380 P-tier.

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.

Increasing Productivity

The global hydraulic motors market is expected to witness a CAGR of over 4.5 per cent, during the forecast period, 2020-2025.

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.

BKT to focus on mining products at excon

BKT, the Indian multinational group and a global player in the off-highway tyre market, is all set to cross a billion dollars this year with India contributing 20 per cent and exports of 80 per cent.

Kirloskar Brothers showcases new-gen energy-efficient pumps

Pune-based Kirloskar Brothers (KBL), the flagship company of the $2.5 billion Kirloskar Group, announced that it has showcased a series of new generation energy-efficient pumps for the benefit of farmers.

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.

Kubota’s U10-5 excavator features near zero tail swing

Sitting in the 1-tonne range, Kubota’s all-new U10-5 mini excavator offers nearly zero tail swing – just half an inch over the tracks – a retractable undercarriage, class-leading breakout force and greater dig depth and reach.

KAS Crane Hire renews fleet with UK’s first Grove GMK3060L-1

North Devon-based mobile crane rental company KAS Crane Hire took delivery of the UK’s first GMK3060L-1 all-terrain crane with the next generation of Grove carrier cab in June 2021.

Kleeman mobile screen for coarse elements

The new MOBISCREEN MSS 802(i) EVO offers users a mobile, efficient screening plant that is designed to meet challenges in different application areas.

Bio Diesel Summit

Hosted by ICEMA, the Bio Diesel Summit, which was held virtually on January 24-25, 2022, stressed on substituting diesel with alternative fuels.

Battery vehicles are now trending in the market

Today India is one of the fastest-growing economies – power consumption and steel are prime indicators of growth, and are having a northward trend hence the demand for minerals and metals both are growing in India.

Booster shot for infrastructure sector!

The Budget seems to be focused on high impact areas and accelerating the capital expenditure cycle.

Tata Hitachi’s latest EX70 Prime Series hydraulic excavator

Tata Hitachi Kicks Off New Prime Series Hydraulic Excavators with the launch of its EX70 Prime Series

Liebherr crawler excavator R 926 G8 convinces SATP

For almost 10 years now, SATP has relied on Liebherr to ensure the success of its own construction projects.

A sustainable solution for waste management using Kleemann mobile screens

Kleemann MOBISCREEN MS 952 is double deck classifying screen equipped with 9.5 sq m screen casing.

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.

Liebherr crawler excavator R 926 G8 convinces SATP

Earthmoving and canal work as well as the preparation of ski slopes will be the tasks of the new R 926 G8 crawler excavator at SATP.

Success Story: Successful steel operations with superior lubrication solutions

The backbone of industrial operations, India’s steel industry is among the largest in the world. According to estimates by India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), the country produced the second highest amount of crude steel in June 2021, and is expected to witness further growth in the days to come.

Volvo Trucks India launches next generation trucks

Volvo Trucks India, a division of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV) has launched 6 heavy-duty trucks under the FM and FMX range in India. Building on Volvo Trucks track-record of delivering industry leading solutions, these address the increasing demands for more productive and safer trucks in India.

GR Infra, Tata Projects, Afcons India's fastest growing large construction companies

The companies were 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.

Volvo Trucks India launches next generation trucks

Volvo Trucks India, a division of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV) has launched six heavy-duty trucks under the FM and FMX range in India.

First Liebherr R 936 Compact crawler excavator on Corsica

The Liebherr branch in Rognac near Marseilles offered the company a type R 936 Compact crawler excavator. This excavator, with a weight of approx. 35 tonnes, rounds off the Liebherr range of compact excavators from 14 to 38 tonnes.

SAB purchases Liebherr wheel loaders & crawler excavator

Since its foundation in 1985, SAB has invested in more than 50 Liebherr machines. New Liebherr XPower wheel loaders and an R 945 G8 are the most recent additions.

Reducing friction

The global industrial lubricants market size is projected to reach $ 73.3 billion by 2024, from $ 62.8 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 3.1 per cent.

Atlas Copco launches HiLight V5+ LED Light towers

Atlas Copco – a leading innovator in portable air compressors, light towers, pumps and handheld tools has launched HiLight V5+ LED Light tower, which offers significant fuel savings of up to 65 per cent.

Volvo Trucks India launches next generation trucks

6 new trucks from FM & FMX heavy-duty range come loaded with features to boost productivity, improve safety and enhance driver comfort

SAB purchases Liebherr wheel loaders & crawler excavator

SAB expands fleet with seven new XPower wheel loaders and an R 945 G8 crawler excavator

First Liebherr R 936 Compact crawler excavator on Corsica

The Lanfranchi company performs earthworks and rock filling work in the Porto-Vecchio region on the island of Corsica, as well as work on traffic routes and various pipeline networks.

Atlas Copco launches HiLight V5+ LED Light towers

Atlas Copco – a leading innovator in portable air compressors, light towers, pumps and handheld tools has launched HiLight V5+ LED Light tower which offers significant fuel savings of up to 65%.

HRS Heat Exchangers acquired by Exchanger Industries

Exchanger Industries Limited (EIL), the Canadian market leader and globally recognised designer and manufacturer of heat transfer products for the energy, petrochemical, industrial and clean power generation sectors, has acquired HRS Heat Exchangers (HRS). Financial terms have not been disclosed.

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.

Mobile cranes with latest tech would be in good demand

The scenario in India is encouraging due to two reasons – first, the paradigm shift towards buying new cranes from importing used cranes; second, the increase in use of heavy duty mobile crane in construction, cement, steel, wind and power sectors.

Volvo Construction Equipment launches new equipment in India

Volvo Construction Equipment launched a new range of compactors, pneumatic rollers, pavers and wheel loaders for the Indian market.

SDLG launches six new machines custom-designed for the Indian market

SDLG in India, has launched the latest range of Wheeled Equipment which includes 4 Wheel Loaders and 2 Motor Graders which are specially customised and built for Indian working conditions.

Atlas Copco introduces ‘Pneumatech’ in India

Pneumatech is a leading compressed air treatment and gas generation equipment manufacturer, under the Atlas Copco Group with a presence across the globe.

Connectivity is key between automation & electro mobility: Volvo MD

Dimitrov Krishnan, MD, Volvo CE India, speaks on whether machine automation will ever take off in construction.

D Krishnan of Volvo: Connectivity is key between automation & electro mobility

Dimitrov Krishnan, MD, Volvo CE India, speaks on whether machine automation will ever take off in construction.

Cummins India profit at Rs 171 cr Q1 2021-22

• Total sales for the quarter at Rs 1,167 crore increased by 141% compared to the same quarter last year and declined by 5% compared to the preceding quarter.

HRS Heat Exchangers acquired by Exchanger Industries

The acquisition provides EIL immediate access to a cost- effective global footprint with scalable hubs in both India and Spain, and a combined portfolio of anti- fouling technologies that enhances differentiation and acts as a unique platform to create value for customers.

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Between October 7 and 9, Manitowoc will bring the latest additions to the Grove mobile crane range to booth F8-H5 at the GIS exhibition in Piacenza, Italy.

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.

Market to bounce back

The Covid-19 pandemic has hugely impacted the global air compressor market in a negative way. However, the market is expected to recover by Q1/Q2 of 2023.

Improving performance

Hydraulic hoses and fittings play a vital role in the fluid power transmission in hydraulic equipment. Construction and mining equipment will continue to be a major growth driver for this segment.

Ingersoll Rand helps set up an oxygen plant in Faridabad

As part of Ingersoll Rand India’s, a leader in mission-critical flow creation and industrial technologies, commitment to Haryana the company is helping set-up an oxygen generation plant in Faridabad. The plant will generate 200 LPM of oxygen per day to help the city in its fight against Covid-19.

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.

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Manitowoc will be showcasing the latest Grove mobile crane innovations at the eighth edition of the Italian lifting show GIS, taking place October 7-9 in Piacenza, Italy.

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.

Ingersoll Rand helps set up an oxygen plant in Faridabad

The plant will generate 200 LPM of oxygen per day to help the city in its fight against Covid-19.

CEAT, Tata Power partner to install captive solar power plant at Solapur

CEAT’s Bhandup plants' power dependability on non-renewable resources will be reduced by 50%

Ramky Enviro, GHMC partner to launch 2nd C&D recycling facility in Hyderabad

Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) announced the launch of its second Construction and Demolition (C&D) recycling facility in Hyderabad at Fathullaguda, Hayathnagar.

VÖGELE MT 3000-2 OFFSET Power Feeder: Paving the roads for the future

VÖGELE is the world market leader in Asphalt paving and offers a right paver for every application with various combination of different paving widths and also offers state-of-the-art Power Feeders especially for the large-scale job sites to offer reliable, uninterrupted transfer of mix to the pavers.

JP Infra plants over 500 trees at Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Plantation drive initiated in association with Maharashtra Forest Department, Thane

Caterpillar acquires Marble Robot

Caterpillar Inc. announced they’ve acquired select assets and hired employees from San Francisco, Cal. based robot and autonomy technology solutions company Marble Robot, Inc.

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.

Tata Motors ‘Construck’ Range Of Mining Tippers

The mining sector is the backbone of the country’s growing economy, by providing valuable raw materials required by all major Industries. Sectors like power generation depend on continuous feeding of large amounts of coal for thermal power plants. With Industrial output and infrastructure on the rise, the need for iron ore, limestone, stone and other minerals/ores are growing as well. Growth in irrigation projects involving building of dams, tunnels, culverts, canals as well propel the demand.

Siemens acquires TimeSeries

Acquisition of TimeSeries to expand Xcelerator portfolio through development of industry-specific apps built on Mendix platform

Siemens delivers next-gen verification system

New offering seamlessly combines next-generation virtual platform, hardware emulation, and FPGA prototyping technologies to help accelerate verification cycles

L&T completes 75 years of CMB biz

Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational engaged in EPC projects, hi-tech manufacturing and services, has completed platinum jubilee of one of its oldest businesses, construction and mining machinery business (CMB).

New Liebherr R 928 G8 crawler excavator

The R 928 G8 crawler excavator is a completely new model, developed and produced by Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar.

Fuel tracking solution’s penetration is less than 1% of the overall commercial fleet size

Nigraani provides IoT (Internet of Things) solutions to commercial fleet operators to help them track their diesel consumption with 99 per cent accuracy and fleet operation metrics. The SaaS (Software as a Service) model helps avoid any overhead of setting up an IT team to manage hardware/software.

L&T working on war footing to build medical-grade oxygen generation units

Oxygen units to be functional immediately, working on plug-&-play principle

7500+ people vaccinated by Vedanta at its plants in Odisha and Chhattisgarh

edanta Aluminium & Power Business, India’s largest producer of aluminium and value-added aluminium products, has accelerated the COVID vaccination initiative and vaccinated over 7500 of its people across its plants.

Kevin Lichtenstein joins ArcVera

ArcVera Renewables, a leading provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar and storage projects, has recruited Kevin Lichtenstein as Director - Solar Energy Group, Global.

Goldhofer’s “STEPSTAR” now available with wheel recesses for construction industry

The “STEPSTAR”, Goldhofer's new generation of self-tracking semi lowloaders launched in 2020, is currently in great demand.

New Liebherr R 928 G8 crawler excavator

The new model positioned between the R 926 G8 and the R 930 G8 complements the current Generation 8 series, which already includes 7 models with a gross vehicle weight of 22 to 45 tonnes.

L&T’s construction and mining machinery business turns 75

The company is has achieved a lot over the years and is now one of the market leaders in the segment

Best rugged smart phones for construction field workers

The majority of the industry’s 7.5 million workers spend a considerable amount of time in the field, often facing the elements, many working at heights and without access to a traditional power source.

L&T completes 75 years of Construction & Mining Machinery business

Pioneered industry by focusing on innovation, best-in-class service; marks supply of 60,000 cutting-edge machines in India.

Epiroc Boomer M20 – the World’s First Face Drill Rig

With protected hydraulics, sensors and cables, Epiroc’s new Boomer M20 is designed and built to minimise unplanned stops and maximise uptime and performance in highly demanding operations. This is the next generation in underground mining.

Tekla Structures: Versatile & robust software for precast construction

Tekla Structures helped Precast India Infrastructures to produce a large number of precast elements, address critical geometries, implement MEP requirements and a lot more, quite easily and well within the specified project timeline.

Digital continuity in vehicle using open standards

The automobile industry inclusive of the off highway and mobile machinery are cost sensitive at the same time technology craving industries. To keep pace with technological advancements these industries constantly invest heavily in research and development projects.

Mahindra new SUV project codenamed W601 to be branded XUV700

The XUV700 is an all new, authentic, global SUV set to redefine benchmarks in the SUV segment and get your hearts racing with its sci-fi technology, spirited performance and first-in-class features.

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.

RLDA invites e-bids for leasing two land parcels for commercial development

The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has floated a Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing two vacant land parcels at Jaisalmer and Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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).

RLDA invites e-bids for leasing two land parcels for commercial development at Rajasthan

These land parcels span across 31722.30 sq. m and 8960.00 sq. m. and are located at Jaisalmer and Ajmer, respectively

Gmmco, Caterpillar new-gen motor Grader SEM 915

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers. SEM 915 and other SEM models were showcased along with their features.

Caterpillar celebrates 50 years of manufacturing in India

Caterpillar, the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, enters the 50th year of manufacturing in India. The company has a long history of equipping its machines with leading-edge technology to increase the safety, productivity and efficiency of its operational sectors.

We will continue to focus on infrastructure projects

Established in 1960, Atlas Copco India is the country’s leading manufacturer of innovative solutions in air compressors and industrial gases, energy efficient vacuum pumps, portable compressors, light towers.

OPC UA over TSN – Unified standard for the IIoT

In order to keep pace with technological advancements off-highway and mobile industry constantly invest heavily in research and development projects.

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.

Motor graders are now mandatory for construction of highways

The grader has a strong role in the pre-compaction stage and sub-base preparation with fine grading, spreading and levelling the ground. It uses a hydraulic blade to push large amounts of soil and can be adjusted with a simple lever by the operator.

Graders for the future

Motor graders are having their moments under the sun. Infrastructure projects are pushing up demand for these machines.

Focus on infra to revive economic growth

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

Komatsu aims for lead in hydrogen-powered mining trucks

Komatsu, Japan's top construction equipment maker, plans to develop hydrogen power as an alternative to diesel for heavy-duty mining dump trucks, in a first for the industry, Nikkei has learned. The company will start its hydrogen development programme in 2021 and aims to have the trucks ready for practical use by 2030.

Liebherr delivers 1st hydraulic excavator with Leica Geosystems’ system

Liebherr and Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, have been partners in the machine control systems area since last year. A Liebherr R 934 G8 crawler excavator, the first hydraulic excavator with a factory-fitted Leica Geosystems machine control system, has been delivered to our customer Brad-Pave in Great Britain.