Loading the Future

Recent innovations in wheel loader technology have been transformative, and electric wheel loaders are at the forefront of this revolution.

Ammann acquires Volvo CE’s ABG Pavers

Ammann Group has finalised its acquisition of the ABG paving product line from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

SDLG inaugurates first manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

A member of Volvo Group, SDLG offers sustainable solutions to construction, earthmoving, infrastructure and mining projects.

Ammann Group completes acquisition of Volvo CE’s ABG Pavers

The transaction includes the transfer of Volvo CE’s paving businesses in Linyi and Bengaluru as well as Volvo CE´s ABG facility in Hameln (Germany).

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.

India’s CE Sales Surge 26% in FY24

With total equipment sales crossing 1,35,650 units as against 1,07,779 lakh units in FY23, the Indian construction equipment industry has recorded a 26 per cent increase in overall sales volume for the financial year 2023-24, surpassing all projections.

SDLG inaugurates first manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

A member of Volvo Group, SDLG offers sustainable solutions to construction, earthmoving, infrastructure and mining projects.

Building Strong Foundation

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

Road construction leaders launch RAHSTA Expo 2024 in Delhi

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

RAHSTA to showcase cutting-edge road construction tech, says NCC Director

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

SDLG inaugurates first manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

"The new facility indicates encouraging signs of increased manufacturing and launch of new products and services.


Backhoe loaders are at the forefront of the sustainable construction movement, revolutionising the industry with groundbreaking energy-efficient technologies.

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

PV Ramdev, Managing Director, Everest Engineering Equipment

Dr E Sreedharan, India’s ‘Metro Man’ & India’s Top Metro Rail CEOs converge in Mumbai for CW Metro Rail Conference

More than 25 speakers – from over 10 metro rail corporations, technology experts, & transportation experts - will engage in crucial conversations regarding the sustainability, growth, and financial resilience of the Indian metro rail sector.

We offer custom-designed products for all process requirements

Abhishek Bohra, Partner, Bohmen Industries

LAPP India launches first state-of-the-art compounding plant in Bhopal

LAPP India aims to be a 300-million-euro company by 2027

Budget 2024: Key highlights

Key highlights of Interim Budget 2024

Safety at New Heights

Mobile cranes are relatively easier to operate, manoeuvre, and optimise. However, they are highly prone to accidents.

Vision 2030 Drives Growth

The compaction equipment industry in India has witnessed significant technological advancements in recent years. Manufacturers are integrating advanced features, such as GPS technology and telematics, into their machines to enhance precision and efficiency.

Boost on the cards for auto components?

The Indian automotive industry sector has a positive outlook for the upcoming Budget, with expectations for updates on the FAME 3 scheme, PLI sops, and GST revision.

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

Manual tools, such as hammers and chisels, became the instruments of choice.

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

Manual tools, such as hammers and chisels, became the instruments of choice

Navigating the Road Ahead

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

Some of our products use recycled material

VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India

The Indian CE industry crossed 1,00,000-unit sales in 2022-2023

Sandeep Singh, Managing Director, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the growing market for construction equipment in India.

No Bumps in the Road

India has been investing significantly in infrastructure development, including the construction of roads, highways, and expressways. This investment has driven the demand for road construction equipment.

FCC highlights growth opportunities in railways

FIRST Construction Council (FCC), an infrastructure think-tank, hosted a virtual discussion forum on Oct 5, 2023, to discuss business opportunities for industry in the developing rail infrastructure segment.

Pushing new boundaries

As the market for excavators experiences increased demand, OEMs are innovating by introducing new features aimed at enhancing both the efficiency and productivity of these machines.

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.

Poised for growth

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

TACKLERS is on its way to becoming a global brand

Nirag Chokshi, Managing Partner, Techno Industries, shares insights on the market for material handling equipment in India.

The mineral’s demand is likely to increase by 3 per cent

Kirity Kumar, Business Segment Manager – Operating Solutions, Quaker Houghton, speaks on the types of products manufactured by the company for mining and other related industries.

Fuelling Innovation

Lubricants are essential to keeping engines and industrial machinery in optimal condition.


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.

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.

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.

Escorts Kubota contemplates sale of railway equipment division

During 1Q, Escorts Kubota navigated a decline in tractor sales

Irish Cranes installs four Raimondi flat-tops in Dublin

This is for the construction of a new mixed-use development in Howth

CoalMin guarantees sufficient coal for thermal power plants

The coal ministry guaranteed thermal power plants adequate coal supplies to enable ongoing electricity output. Coal inventories at thermal power plants were at a healthy 33.46 million tonne as of 16 July up 28 per cent year on year (YoY).

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).

BICES 2023: Full steam ahead for preparations

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

Huddig introduces first hybrid backhoe for US

The new model, 1370T, is equipped with a hybrid engine system

Unleashing the hidden potential

The undercarriage parts market in India is expected to continue growing due to ongoing infrastructure projects, and the demand for reliable heavy machinery.

The Mining Boom

India's increasing coal projects drive a surge in mining equipment demand!

Industry plea: Make tunnelling equipment in India

CW identifies gaps in the availability of tunnelling and trenching equipment.

Enhanced infrastructure planned for Madurai Railway station

Southern Railway has initiated a Station Redevelopment project at Madurai railway station to improve infrastructure and enhance the passenger experience.

DMIC logistics hub construction set to start this year

To oversee the project DMIC-IITGNL (Integrated Industrial Township Greater Noida) a joint venture between DMIC and the Greater Noida Authority is seeking to hire a project consultant for the MMLH.

Fuelling the future

Backhoe loader manufacturers are developing hybrid or fully electric backhoe loaders, which significantly reduce or eliminate fuel consumption and emissions.

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.

The market for hoists has increased by 25 to 30% this year

PV Ramdev, Managing Director, Everest Engineering Equipment, speaks on the segments that are driving the demand for MHEs in India.

Eyeing New Heights

The construction equipment and equipment financing industries experienced a series of highs and lows throughout 2022. As the new financial year starts, both sectors turned their attention to infrastructure as the driving force for future growth.

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.

Rail projects worth Rs 33.6k cr approved for MMR

An official said that projects worth Rs 33690 crore were approved with the goal of creating additional infrastructure for Mumbai's suburban railway network which is often referred to as the lifeline of the country's financial capital and its surrounding metropolitan region.

PM Modi dedicates projects worth Rs 11,300 cr to Telangana

The Prime Minister also dedicated other railway development projects.

PM Modi to dedicate projects worth Rs 113.55 bn in Hyderabad

The second (semi-high-speed) Vande Bharat express (Secunderabad-Tirupati) from Secunderabad of Hyderabad to Tirupati was inaugurated on 8 April 2023 among other projects by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a ceremony in Hyderabad that will cost Rs 113.55 billion.

Zoomlion Unveils World’s Largest Tower Crane

The crane uses mobile balancing weight technology.

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.

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

Powering up the Earth

The need for earthmoving equipment is expected to increase due to the nation's fast urbanisation and infrastructure development requirements

More EPC companies join MYCRANE

Three more global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies have registered at the MYCRANE platform, following successful meetings at the recent bauma CONEXPO event in India.

Entering an era of transformation

Off-the-road tyre manufacturers and suppliers are facing brand-new difficulties as a result of technological advancements and evolving end-user needs that are pushing the market into uncharted terrain.

We are hopeful to maintain a steady growth of around 15 to 20%

Subrata Mitra, Group President, Vishwa Group of Companies

The Rise of Equipment Rental

The equipment rental market in India is expected to continue its growth trajectory in the coming years, driven by factors such as increasing infrastructure development, rising construction activities, and growing demand for advanced equipment and machinery.

More EPC companies join MYCRANE

Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Tata Projects and IRB Infrastructure have all completed the customer registration process

Indian Cement Review Touts Decarbonisation Mantra & Awards Growth

Leaders of Indian cement industry brought together on single platform

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

Construction equipment OEMs are aimed at intensifying products with the latest technologies adding higher productivity, lower maintenance, easy operations, and remote connectivity.

Bringing sustainability to the fore

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

Sustainability at the Forefront

Going forward, product innovations will be at the core of Ammann’s sustainability efforts

Escorts Kubota's Q3 standalone profit doubled to Rs 186.4 cr

Revenue from operations was at Rs 2,263.7 crore in quarter ended December 2022 as against Rs 1,971.5 crore in corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal.

Liebherr flat-top crane at work on Mont Blanc

The crane needs to be compatible with the helicopter's load capacity

SDLG India showcases E6135Fi hydraulic excavator, L933H wheel loader

A member of Volvo Group, SDLG offers solutions to complement sustainable road construction & infrastructure projects.

Liebherr's last crane finishes work on Spin Tower in Frankfurt

Two 230 HC-L 8/16 and two EC-B cranes from Liebherr have been helping build the 128 m-high hotel and office tower

Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in India.

We are keen to showcase our readiness in building the India of tomorrow

BKR Prasad, Head – Marketing & Product Development, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

We will focus on CE for road and retail segments

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director at Volvo CE India, speaks on their past experience at bauma CONEXPO India.

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

The development authority has started the procedure to hire a consultant

PM Modi inaugurates Kolkata Metro’s Joka-Taratala route

PM also inaugurated West Bengal’s first Vande Bharat Express train

We are looking for new products and new markets

Subrata Mitra, Group President, Vishwa Group of Companies, speaks on the major products of the company for the mining industry.

Mining the Future

With prospects in both surface mining and underground mining, the Indian market for mining equipment appears to have a bright future.

Crawlers race ahead

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

First practical application of MOBISCREEN MSS 802i EVO in Germany

Since 2021, the new screen for coarse elements from Kleemann has been processing a large number of different materials in Neumünster. Flexibility is required. Whereas sand and fine-grained material are found in the gravel quarry, the screening of rubble and railway ballast is required in recycling applications. The plant is even used for the processing of topsoil, which is often highly cohesive.

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.

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

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.

Europe-India Day Symposium at Bauma Forum

During Bauma 2022, “Europe- India Day” was organised by the CECE, ICEMA and VDMA India on October 26, 2022.

Escorts Kubota Q2 standalone net profit at Rs 87.7 cr

Q2 standalone profit before exceptional items and tax at Rs 191.5 cr.

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.

Mining opportunities!

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

What’s driving the demand?

Increasing demand for novel construction equipment is expected to drive the global undercarriage components market in the upcoming years.

“We will be launching 63-inch tyres for the Indian market.”

Tractors and earthmoving equipment are the major demand drivers of OTR tyres,” says Prasanta Ganguly, Head – OTR Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries (BKT).

On track: double-digit growth

Distribution, digitisation and electrification are expected to be the key drivers of the earthmoving equipment industry in the coming years.

Manitou: Spearheading the growth

Manitou has a wide range of telehandlers for every segment, for every application.

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

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

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Escorts Kubota Q1 profit at Rs 147.5 cr

Escorts Kubota reported a net profit of Rs 147.5 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2022, as against a profit of Rs 185.2 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has witnessed a challenging time in the first half of 2022 as a result of increased input costs, particularly steel, aluminum, and nickel prices.