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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.

Building Strong Foundation

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

Power Under Pressure

Hydraulic hoses are the lifelines of construction equipment, powering machines to move earth, lift loads, and shape our urban landscapes.

ABB India turns half of its manufacturing locations ‘water positive’

Three of the six manufacturing locations replenishing more water to the ground than being consumed

Komatsu connects people through technology

The company had participated in an event by Dholakia Foundation.

We will launch aluminium range of driveshafts

Saurabh Sangla, Executive Director, Adroit Industries (India)

Poised for growth

As coal mining activity escalates, the need for tipper trucks will rise.

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.

Infra development is a primary growth driver of Indian economy

In this exclusive interaction, Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe Muenchen India, elaborates on the company’s partnership with the Gujarat Contractors Association (GCA) and K and D Communication to launch the inaugural edition of Gujarat CONEX 2023, which will be held from 21-23 September 2023 at the Helipad Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Caterpillar: In step with India’s progress since 1930

Caterpillar has actively participated in diverse infrastructure and construction projects in India, bolstering the country’s development in infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors.

CASE CE commemorates its skill development initiatives

CASE Construction Equipment, a 180-year-old global brand under the CNH Industrial umbrella, commemorates its various skill development initiatives at the CASE Skill Development Centre in Pithampur.

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service

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.

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service.

New Holland Construction announced a renewed focus on the brand

Company unveils C330 compact track loader with two other products

CASE Construction Equipment commemorates its skill development initiatives

The brand reaffirms its commitment towards guiding and providing employability skills to aspiring youth through vocational training as a part of their conscientious CSR efforts in the country.

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

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

The Versatile Workhorse

Telehandlers can perform a wide range of tasks in various industries.

Caterpillar unveils Cat Compact ESS mobile energy storage system

Caterpillar Inc. announced the introduction of Cat® Compact ESS, a new mobile battery energy storage system that supplements traditional mobile power solutions to reduce noise and enable the deployment of renewable energy sources

CASE flags off project LEAD to promote rural entrepreneurship

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has flagged off a new CSR initiative - LEAD (Livelihood & Entrepreneurship Awareness Development), to encourage entrepreneurship among rural youth in India

Caterpillar unveils Cat Compact ESS mobile energy storage at CONEXPO

The system supplements traditional mobile power solutions to reduce noise and enable the deployment of renewable energy sources.

CASE flags off project LEAD to promote rural entrepreneurship

- As a part of the brand’s CSR initiative, LEAD is a door-to-door awareness programme

Towards a Sustainable Future

Tata Hitachi has made significant investments in its plants at Dharwad and Kharagpur towards renewable energy, rainwater harvesting, and reusing ETP water for irrigation

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

The exhibition will bring together next-gen technologies to power India’s infra-growth ambitions

Bhupinder Singh, CEO, bauma CONEXPO INDIA, elaborates on what the construction and infra-development ecosystem can expect from the upcoming edition in Greater Noida, and why this is a decisive platform for large and emerging players in the equipment sourcing and manufacturing market.

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.

Cat unveils ‘entry level’ assist system for mini excavators

Caterpillar has unveiled an affordable grade assist system for its 6- to 10-tonne mini excavators at Equip Expo 2022.

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.

Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi bag top honours at 20th CW Awards

An evening extravaganza, CONSTRUCTION WORLD Global Awards, in its 20th Edition, concluded in great success in Mumbai on October 14th at ITC Grand Central, Parel.

Indian Army’s Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi, Advisor, Chief Minister UP, bag top honours at 20th Construction World Global Awards

Indian Army’s Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi, Advisor, Chief Minister UP, bag top honours at 20th Construction World Global Awards

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

Tata Motors’ ‘Construck’ range of mining tippers

These tippers have always been the preferred workhorse in the mining operations.

Tata Motors’ HSA for enhanced safety and lower maintenance costs

The Construck Tippers have always been the preferred workhorses

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.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

Infra push for mini equipment

According to Arizton’s latest research report, India’s construction equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 8.9 per cent during 2022-2028. Mini excavators hold a decent share in the overall construction equipment industry.

Automation is the top priority in all our plants

India has done a marvelous job in road building and irrigation, opening new doors for infra equipment. Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager, OE Sales, Balkrishna Industries, shares how these initiatives have boosted sales.

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.

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

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.

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.

NIP can make CE tick

As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.

The world is transitioning towards sustainable business practices.

Our emphasis has always been to keep the customer foremost in our mind. We have therefore, laid special emphasis on customer-friendly products and solutions that are easy to adapt to and help in enhancing usability and serviceability.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Packs a punch!

SLCM is expected to rise with the implementation of many new or stalled urban infrastructure projects.

Eicher delivers 315th BSVI truck to KNR

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, completed the 315th vehicle delivery to KNR CONSTRUCTIONS LIMITED

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

Eicher delivers 315th BSVI truck to KNR

The vehicles have been commissioned in prestigious mega NHAI Expressway Projects across South India.

Tata Motors offers hill start assist for enhanced safety

The Hill Start Assist (HSA), a best-in-class feature in tippers, ensures superior uphill driveability in both on-road and off-road applications.

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

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

Tipper market is projected to grow at good pace over next few years”

The tipper market is projected to grow at a good pace over the next few years, owing to increasing number of infrastructure projects and availability of easy financing options offered by financial institutions.

AJAX Engineering plays an important role in building modern India by truly being an Atmanirbhar Bharat company.

“With our indigenously manufactured product portfolio and engineering expertise, we are playing an important role in building modern India by catering to the Indian as well as the global market requirements. We are positive that this investment will further strengthen the “Atmanirbhar Bharat” initiative and create employment opportunities in the country.” Mr. Jagadish Bhat, MD & CEO, AJAX Engineering.

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.

AJAX plays an important role in building modern India

With our indigenously manufactured product portfolio and engineering expertise, we are playing an important role in building modern India by catering to the Indian as well as the global market requirements.

Crushing it!

With an increase in mining activities and infrastructure development in India, the demand for crushing and screening equipment will also rise.

We have pioneered integration of digital tech in our machines

As the Indian market matures, global best practices are making their way into the Indian material handling industry. There is an increased focus on safety and productivity on work sites which presents us with the opportunity of introducing products with the latest and state-of-the-art technology in India.

Restart of govt flagship programmes will lift up excavators market in 2021

According to the Off-highway Research, the sale forecast for crawler excavators from 2019-2024 is 24 per cent whereas the mini excavator market is expected to grow by 39 per cent during the given duration.

We expect the demand to grow for hydraulic excavators

Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head-Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro

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.

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.

Laying a strong foundation

The demand for foundation equipment in India has been growing at the rate of 25 to 30 per cent year on year basis.

YoY demand for concrete equipment will be at 20-25% in today’s scenario

Incorporated in June 1998, and commencing its manufacturing operations in 1999, Schwing Stetter India is a 100 per cent subsidiary of Schwing GmbH, a $1.30 billion German concreting machinery manufacturer and a part of XCMG group.

More options than ever

Attachments for construction equipment allow the base machine to do multiple tasks on a job site. There are several distinct types of heavy construction equipment, each with its own set of uses.

Mini Machines, Maximum Demand

The demand for compact equipment from urban projects is expected to continue.

We see healthy growth for CE industry in coming years

ACE is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in mobile cranes and tower cranes segment. In addition to mobile cranes, ACE also offers mobile/fixed tower cranes, crawler cranes, truck mounted cranes, lorry loaders, backhoe loaders, vibratory rollers, piling rigs, forklifts, warehousing equipment, tractors, harvesters and other agri machinery.

L&T records highest sales of Komatsu PC210-10M0 machine in short time

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery hit a new milestone with the commissioning of 1000th Komatsu PC210-10M0 Hydraulic Excavator recently. At separate events held at customer sites, the 1000th machine was handed over to Somendra Singh and 1001th machine to PNC Infratech by our team.

Bounce back

Construction equipment finance has bounced back after the pandemic-forced lull.

L&T records highest sales of Komatsu PC210-10M0 machine in short time

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery hit a new milestone with the commissioning of 1000th Komatsu PC210-10M0 Hydraulic Excavator recently. At separate events held at customer sites, the 1000th machine was handed over to Somendra Singh and 1001th machine to PNC Infratech by our team.

AJAX ARGO model’s mantra is ‘maximum productivity for your investment’

“AJAX ARGO Self-Loading Concrete Mixer (SLCM) delivers ‘Maximum Productivity for Your Investment’ says Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer, AJAX Engineering

Govt’s infra focus will boost demand for CE”

Established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for manufacturing rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment, BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers) has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 per cent of total equity and rest 46 per cent is held by public, financial institutions, foreign institutional investors, banks and employees.

L&T bags significant contracts for its various businesses

The Water & Effluent Treatment Business of L&T Construction has secured EPC orders from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Department, Odisha to execute individual Rural Water Supply Projects in the Kendrapada & Khorda Districts of Odisha.

Nigraani’s fuel tracking solution’s gains enable ARSS to increase driver’s salary multi-fold

ARSS Infrastructure Projects (ARSS) achieved an RoI in fuel tracking solution in months.

L&T records highest sales of Komatsu PC210-10M0 machine in short time

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery hit a new milestone with the commissioning of 1000th Komatsu PC210-10M0 Hydraulic Excavator recently.

Innovation has been cornerstone of JCB’s operations

In our exclusive, Deepak Shetty, Deputy CEO & Managing Director, JCB India Limited, tells us how the construction equipment industry in general and JCB in particular have been emerging through the year of the pandemic.

Hyundai CE India launch new excavator fleet

Hyundai Construction Equipment launched the upgraded series of excavators under the series name SMART PLUS and new Global colour to strengthen the brand positioning in India and Export market.

The multitasking concrete machine

Mobility and multitasking advantage are driving the demand of self-loading concrete mixers in rural construction projects

The M&HCV tipper trucks segment continues to look positive

RT Wasan, Vice President, Product Line, M&HCV, Tata Motors, elaborates on the company strategy in the Covid-impacted market scenario.

MCE market to witness volume growth in CY2021

Roads and highway projects and rural development to drive growth.

Volvo Group to launch SDLG excavators in India

The first SDLG excavator model to be launched in India is the 13 t E6135Fi

BharatBenz opens 10 new touch-points

Together the new facilities will add around 300,000 sq f of workshop space including more than 40 mechanical bay

HAMM Compactors at Mega Irrigation Project

A fleet of 34 HAMM compactors contribute to build Komaravelli Mallana Sagar Reservoir.

Crushers & Screens: Gaining Momentum?

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

We have products to match core infra requirements: Tony Van Herbruggen

Atlas Copco products are designed and developed for Indian job site conditions with various innovations through reengineering. Tony Van Herbruggen, General Manager, Power Technique Customer Center, Atlas Copco (India), shares more on the new product range and solutions for the market.

Budget cuts by states to adversely affect construction contractors: ICRA

The overall capex budgeted by states for FY2021 is likely to witness steep cut.

Union Budget 2020: What?s there for infra equipment?

There are certain key proposals in the Budget 2020 that can boost the sale of infrastructure equipment. But the real opportunity will be visible once the projects take off successfully.

Budget 2020

The Budget 2020 presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has given thrust on infrastructure development of the country.

New Opportunities

Upcoming infrastructure projects in metro rail, bridges, railway and irrigation are going to drive the demand for foundation equipment in the coming years, writes Karan Chechi.

Covid-19 Challenges Revival

The lockdown in the country has entered its third stage on May 4, 2020 in view of the deadly coronavirus pandemic continuing its grip on the country even after the six-week lockdown in two stages.

Building confidence

The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented situation in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, government will have to take some concrete steps to support the industry and economy.

We expect more packages from the government

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.

Grading the Future

The current market conditions are tough for motor graders since the projects are not active due to the coronavirus impact.

Paving to Perfection

The projects planned in roads, highways and expressways under the National Infrastructure Pipeline for the next five years will drive the demand for pavers during the period.

National Infrastructure Pipeline Gets Set to Flow

The Union Budget 2020-21 heralds the roadmap for investing Rs 103 trillion in the next five years.