L&T bags order for Titanium Clad Oxidation Reactor from Technip Energies

The company develops indigenous technology for the critical equipment

CIL signs agreement to purchase Russian shovels at Rs 1,462 cr

Coal India Ltd (CIL) told the media that it had inked a pact for purchasing 11 Russian electric rope shovels of about Rs 1,462 crore.

Narrowing of price levels between excavators & backhoes is expected to have an impact on volumes

The Indian backhoe loader market had been growing year-on-year for four straight years till 2018-19. It grew with a CAGR of more than 20 per cent per year, peaking in 2018-19. In 2019-20 the market shrunk by 20 per cent due to factors such as elections and constrained liquidity post the ILFS crisis.

Tech Drives Backhoes

Backhoe loader manufacturers are leveraging digital technology by integrating Big Data and the Internet of Things in their models.

Predictive maintenance: A new paradigm in heavy equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

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.

CIL signs agreement to purchase Russian shovels at Rs 1,462 cr

Coal India Ltd (CIL) told the media that it had inked a pact for purchasing 11 Russian electric rope shovels of about Rs 1,462 crore.

Predictive maintenance: A new paradigm in heavy equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information

NHAI plans to award Rs 2.25 lakh cr projects during FY21

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) plans to award Rs 2.25 lakh crore worth of projects spanning around 5,000 km in the fiscal year 2021.

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 bags multiple contracts

The construction arm of L&T has secured orders from prestigious clients for its various businesses.

Rural economy driving demand

Boosting economic growth is currently a major challenge for the government to achieve its dream of making India a $5-trillion economy by 2024, writes Samir Bansal of Off-Highway Research.

bauma CONEXPO India Cancelled!

bauma CONEXPO India is a melting pot of knowledge, deals and networking. We explores what the cancellation of this year’s edition means for the industry.

Bounce back

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

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.

India, Philippines ink pact for supply of Brahmos missiles

Agreement for govt-to-govt deals on military hardware

IMME 2020 ends with high hopes

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organised the well-established IMME series, this time as IMME 2020 virtual mining exhibition between 2 December 2020 - 1 February 2021.

M&M farm equipment sector posts 23% growth in Dec 2020

Mahindra & Mahindra Farm Equipment Sector (FES) sold 21,173 units in the domestic market in December 2020, as against 17,213 units during last December, an increase of 23 per cent

Indian CE market to regain growth

Samir Bansal of Off-Highway Research writes on the market and sales scenario of Indian construction equipment market.

CE industry: On the road to recovery

The rural economy has also been driving sales of construction equipment. A good monsoon, record agricultural production and huge procurement by the government agencies along with a focus on rural infrastructure are all attributable to increasing rural prosperity.


At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

Schaeffler India launches ‘OPTIME’

It is an efficient and easy-to-use low-cost solution designed specifically for comprehensive condition monitoring of all process-critical assets across entire machine and equipment.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

Impressively Wide, Incredibly Accurate

The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is one of the most prestigious expressway projects in India in current time. The highway will start near Gurugram at Sohna and will end at JNPT, near Mumbai. With a total length of 1,353 km, the expressway is divided into 49 packages (31 packages in Delhi-Vadodara section, 13 packages in Vadodara-Mumbai section and five packages in Mumbai-JNPT section).

Allcargo augments growth in Africa

Allcargo Logistics has taken giant strides to accelerate growth across Africa’s vast logistics ecosystem.

New Frontiers of Trenchless Technology in India

During the past 25 years, trenchless technology has become a major part of construction industry in India. Dr Niranjan Swarup elaborates on the emerging trends in trenchless technology in India and the opportunities for the world

Wheel Loaders: Loaded with Opportunities

Wheel loader market in India is looking at the emerging opportunities after the fresh momentum that is going to prevail in the market post-COVID pandemic after the government’s pro infrastructure policy initiatives.

JLG delivers four ultra booms into Algeria

JLG Industries, Inc announced the delivery of an additional four JLG 1250AJPs to ENGPTP in Algeria earlier this month

India will be a high growth market: Vivek Hajela

L&T has fully conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in-house wheel loaders with more than 90 per cent components sourced domestically. Vivek Hajela, General Manager and Head - Construction Equipment Business, Larsen & Toubro, shares more on the market scenario and outlook.

Revenue of road EPC contractors to de-grow 8-10%

Revenue of road-building engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies is expected to de-grow 8-10 per cent this fiscal with the COVID-19 pandemic-driven lockdowns severely curtailing activity, a CRISIL report says

Revenue of road EPC companies to de-grow 8-10% this fiscal: CRISIL

Revenue of road-building EPC companies is expected to de-grow 8-10 per cent this fiscal with the COVID-19 pandemic-driven lockdowns severely curtailing activity

Budget cuts by states to adversely affect construction contractors: ICRA

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

We expect a growth of 15-20 per cent after the market opens up

The foundation equipment market is driven by vibratory hammers and RCDs besides piling rigs. Surajit Mukherjee, Managing Director, Suretech Infrastructure, shares more on the market trends.

Monitoring All Assets in a Single App

Schaeffler OPTIME makes condition monitoring cost-effective for all plant assets.

Bridging the Disconnect

Unified Engineernig enables global multi-discipline teams to work concurrently in a common data-centric environment, controlling and managing change across the entire project. Amish Sabharwal elaborates more.

Eicher Group pledges support to fight COVID 19 pandemic

Eicher Group has pledged its commitment and contribution towards aid for the unprecedented crisis caused due to the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak in India.

Ahluwalia Contracts wins CPWD contracts in Jammu

Ahluwalia Contracts has secured an order worth Rs 12.54 billion from the Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Jammu.

4th IPF Industrial Excellence Awards

The recent awards ceremony in Mumbai lauded 19 SMEs from 16 cities.In its 48th year, IPF, India's largest circulated industrial magazine, hosted its 4th IPF Industrial Excellence Awards in Mumbai during which 19 SMEs from 16 Indian cities were honoured for their achievements during the year.

Supporting Limestone Production

Terex MPS plant aids limestone production for JSW Cement in the Middle East.

Ahluwalia Contracts wins CPWD contracts in Jammu

Ahluwalia Contracts has secured an order worth Rs 12.54 billion from the Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Jammu.

Optimum Equipment Utilisation

Use of suitable equipment with matching features at projects with minimum operating and maintenance cost will help in achieving optimum utilisation of construction equipment.

Flurry of road bids expected

According to the latest reports, India's GDP growth rate slipped to 4.5 per cent in the July-September quarter of this fiscal.

HAM expands network

CRISIL Research?s analysis of road projects under the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) reveals HAM has expanded its network since its launch in February 2016. Over fiscals 2017 to 2019, HAM projects accounted for a quarter of the executed road projects and 45-50 per cent of the projects awarded.

thyssenkrupp bags Paradeep Phosphates contract

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has recently been awarded a contract from Paradeep Phosphates (PPL) for the expansion of their phosphoric acid plant in Paradeep, Odisha, based on the di-hydrate technology from Prayon Technologies of Belgium. PPL is a leading fertiliser company in India and part of the Adventz Group.

Mining Gains

The recent policy initiatives by the Central Government are expected to boost the mining activities in the country, providing new opportunities to private and global miners, and equipment and technology providers.


The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Revenue growth to halve for EPC road cos through FY21: CRISIL

Road developers in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) segment could see revenue growth halve in fiscals 2020 and 2021 to ~15 per cent, compared with 30 per cent in fiscal 2019, a CRISIL study of 75 companies it rates in this sector indicates.

Doosan Bobcat opens new production facility

Spread across 21.6 acre near Chennai, the new facility has an annual production capacity of 8,000 units.

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.

L&T Construction bags Navi Mumbai airport contract

The Transportation Infrastructure and Buildings & Factories businesses of L&T Construction have secured a project from the Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIAPL) for the engineering, procurement and construction

Doosan Bobcat opens new manufacturing facility in India

Doosan Bobcat India (DBIN), the wholly owned subsidiary of Doosan Bobcat Inc, announced the inauguration and commencement of operation from its first manufacturing facility in India, in Tamil Nadu located in the outskirts of Chennai.

Banking on Coal Mining

While coal mining and quarrying will drive the growth of mining equipment, other mining segments will see a relatively lower growth demand for mining equipment. Pavethra Ponniah, elaborates more on the market trend.

MCE industry looks for recovery post elections

Demand for mining and construction equipment post-elections will depend on the function of a stable government and continued focus on infrastructure investments.

ICRA predicts robust long-term outlook for mining construction equipment industry

The Indian mining and construction equipment (MCE) industry is likely to see a moderation in demand growth which is expected to fall to 4-6 per cent in the medium term, more particularly during CY2019.

CIL fast tracking equipment procurement plan

According to reports, Coal India (CIL) is fast tracking the process of procuring 360 high capacity mining equipment valued at over Rs 70 billion to bolster production.

Steps to Safety

Being the safest means of working at heights, Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) are naturally the option to work at height safely. However, use of AWPs in India is still limited and is picking up slowly.

Advancing Trenchless Standardisation

The role of standards is quite important in the context of Indian trenchless projects. Dr Niranjan Swarup explains the needs for standards that suit Indian conditions and the future directions in this regard.

VA Tech Wabag bags Saudi EPC contract

The scope of the contract is towards the expansion of sewage water treatment plant in Jubail.

Vikram Makar elected AIRIA President

Vikram Makar, Chairman and Managing Director, Oriental Rubber Industries, has been elected President of the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) for the year 2018-19. This was announced at the 66th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of AIRIA held at Kolkata.

Riwal added to JLG distributorship

JLG Industries, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has appointed Riwal as its sole distributor for Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.

Setting ground for FIFA 2022

At the end of the World Cup Russia 2018, another kicks off, at least for MB Crusher equipment, which is already at work in many construction sites in Qatar, for the construction of the FIFA 2022 World Cup stadiums.

Four new Grove cranes ensure smooth sailing at Taiwanese port

Grove?s dealer in Taiwan, Champion Auto, has delivered four new mobile cranes to a port in the south of the country. There are two GMK4100L all-terrain cranes and two RT540E rough-terrain cranes.

CIL to buy equipment worth Rs 120 bn in 2-3 years

Coal India Ltd (CIL) is planning to procure mining equipment worth Rs 120-130 billion in the next 2-3 years to ramp up its coal production.

LiuGong, UOB ink strategic pact for Southeast Asia

LiuGong has successfully signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Overseas Bank for partnership in machinery financing in Southeast Asia.

Pallet trucks market remains positive

Effective manoeuvrability and value added in material handling operations are primary attributes of pallet trucks, which have led their widespread employment across logistics and industrial workplaces.

B L Kashyap & Sons bags new projects worth Rs 694 cr

B L Kashyap & Sons Limited, one of the leading construction and civil engineering companies in the country has bagged new projects from domestic unrelated clients aggregating to about Rs 694 crore.

SDLG and Alibaba form partnership

SDLG and Alibaba Group Holdings (Alibaba), which is headquartered in Hangzhou, China, have announced a new partnership aimed at improving and enhancing intelligent manufacturing techniques at SDLG?s assembly plants in China.

Air Products opens Engineering Centre in Pune

Air Products, a world-leading industrial gases company, announced the inauguration of its Engineering Centre at Pune in Maharashtra, India to bridge the company?s increasing capabilities for Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) activity across the industry.

Reliance Infra bags Mumbai Metro contract

Reliance Infrastructure EPC has secured a contract worth Rs 1,584 crore from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for the construction of Mumbai Metro Line-4.

Constro International Fair 2018

ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences and ITE partnered with Pune Construction Engineering Research Foundation (PCERF) with a vision of taking the building and construction industry to greater heights, organised Constro International Fair 2018 Pune, during January 18-21, 2018 at the Agriculture College Ground in Pune.

Equipment finance sector to grow at 19 per cent CAGR

We are the leading financiers in the construction, mining, and allied equipment (CME) sector in India for fiscal 2017 (Source: Feedback Analysis). This sector primarily consists of equipment used for earthmoving and mining, concreting, road building, material handling, material processing and allied activities.

ValvTechnologies appoints new VP

ValvTechnologies, Inc, manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, announced the appointment of Ron Anselmo as Vice President, Key Accounts. Based in the Houston, Anselmo will have senior management responsibility for sales growth through the development and management of executive, technical and commercial relationships for key accounts with major customers, licensors and engineering firms.

L&T bags NHAI contract for Dwarka e-way project

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded one of the five packages of Dwarka Expressway project in Haryana to Larsen & Toubro (L&T) under the Bharatmala project, according to the government.

L&T to construct Shivaji statue in Mumbai

The Maharashtra government has awarded the contract to build the Shivaji statue in the Arabian Sea, to Larsen and Toubro (L&T). The state government gave the letter of acceptance to L&T that will build the memorial at a cost of Rs 2,500 crore on an engineering, procurement and construction model.

We aspire to delight our customers

As you know, Vashi Electricals is India's largest channel partner of reputed international brands of industrial electrical products. For us, 2018 is a year of celebration as we mark 40 successful and delightful customer service to industrial customers.

All set to meet infra growth demand

Aggressive infrastructural development is imperative to the overall economic welfare of a country. If the economy is likened to a wheel, its infrastructure sector is most certainly the central hub that supports all the other sectors in the form of spokes and keeps the wheel spinning smoothly and efficiently.

In the Limelight of Infra growth

Construction equipment today not only makes it easier to complete the project at hand, but also ensures the efficient use of labour, time and money. About 30-35 per cent of money involved in construction is dedicated towards procurement of good machinery and equipment.

Digital Platform for efficient CE Sourcing

With markets being overcrowded and competition more intense than ever, coupled with a flurry of information in this digital age creates a lot of distractions.

AWPs: Safe working at heights

There is always risk involved in working at heights. Introduction of aerial work platforms has made it easy for workers perform well without any risk of falling, leading to timely completion of the work with higher productivity.

Gayatri Projects bags Rs 923-cr NHAI projects

Gayatri Projects has secured two new orders worth Rs 529 crore and Rs 394 crore from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

Digital disruption in CE space

Construction equipment sector is way behind in using digital platform for sourcing equipment. Anant Raj Kanoria elaborates on the importance of adopting new technologies for the growth of this industry.

A great forum to showcase technology advancements

Growing public and private infrastructure, FDI reforms for construction sector, highway projects and growing economy has led to the overall surge of construction equipment market in India

We will organise a live demonstration area at our booth

Investment in infrastructure is nowadays the key for India's economic growth sustainability and a guideline behind many policy initiatives by the Government of India.

Productivity Parameters

Employing the right equipment for the right application is important in its productive utilisation in a project. So, it is imperative to follow the productivity parameters while selecting an equipment.

Cost-efficient logistics drives

In plants with many drive units, the total cost of ownership (TCO) can be reduced by up to 70 per cent through intelligent management of variants. Therefore, Nord Drivesystems has established three preferred sizes for efficient variable-frequency drives in material handling and conveyor applications.

Coal India output up in November

Coal India?s production and shipments in November rose to the most for the month in at least five years. The rise in shipment is attributed to the increased procurement of coal by power plants to boost inventories.

Palfinger Marine secures orders of 151 cranes

Palfinger Marine was chosen as supplier of platform and nacelle cranes for the Trianelwind farm Borkum II. The wind farm, located in the North Sea approximately 40 kmnorth of the island Borkum, consists of 32 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines.

L&T wins Rs 1,267 crore contract from ONGC

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen and Toubro (L&T), has bagged an offshore contract from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). The Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract for balance of work for pipeline replacement project-4 is valued at Rs 1,276 crore.

Mahindra in partnership with EESL for energy efficiency

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd and Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) announced a collaboration for an LED replacement programme with energy efficient alternatives across Mahindra?s 18 manufacturing facilities in India.

Shriram EPC bags contracts worth Rs 349 crore

Shriram EPC Limited (SEPC), one of the leading service providers of integrated design, engineering, procurement, construction and project management services for infrastructure projects in roads and highways, water and sewer, renewable energy, process and metallurgical plants and municipal service sector projects throughout India, announced that it has won multiple orders aggregating to Rs 349 crore.

Safety has been the key in our products and services

Our company supplies various types of loaded and empty container handling cranes and industrial heavy duty forklifts of 10 tonne and above. The steady growth in container volumes has allowed us to make investments in this sector to meet the growing demand of container handling equipment and heavy duty forklifts.

Our ultimate aim is to bill one lakh customers a year

From just an electrical channel partner, Vashi Electricals has grown to become a company of procurement specialists, helping customers from various verticals, including infrastructure equipment. Sanjeev Bhatia, Partner, elaborates more on the company and its vision for future.

India to speed up road work in eastern border

According to reports, India is planning to speed up the construction of border roads in the eastern sector leading to the Sino-Indian border.

We are in tune with the value sensitivity of Indian customer

Our market is highly correlated to overall infrastructure development which is seeing considerable improvement in the overall ecosystem, from bidding procedures to financing, public sector fund allocations and so forth.

Crushers & Screens| High on Demand

With infrastructure and construction sector on fast-track, especially road sector, aggregate processing has become essential to support the construction activities with a matching pace.


The second trade fair for deburring technology and precision surface finishing, to be held from 10 to 12 October 2017 in Karlsruhe (Germany), will showcase innovative solutions.

Wacker Neuson SE appoints new CEO

The Supervisory Board of Wacker Neuson SE has named Martin Lehner as the new CEO of the company. Lehner has been a member of the Executive Board for ten years, responsible for R&D, procurement, production and quality at Group level.

DhOLA-SADIYA bridge will propel intense development of the region

The making of Dhola-Sadiya Bridge across the River Brahmaputra was a different task altogether, considering the location and an unpredictable flood situation. This mega structure was constructed by Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd.