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Loading the Future

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

Enhancing Efficiency and Safety

Telehandlers have emerged as indispensable equipment in India’s burgeoning infrastructure and industrial sectors, offering versatility, efficiency, and safety in material handling operations.

Volvo EC210: A Technological Marvel

Built for Bharat, Volvo EC210 offers superior performance, exceptional fuel efficiency and lower maintenance cost, and will be available at 300+ outlets across the country.

CASE India rolls out first skid steer loader for India market

The company announced the foray of its indigenously made SSL in India during last edition of CII EXCON

India allocates Rs 20 mn per km for China border road construction

The Vibrant Village Programme (VVP), which had been approved by the government on February 15, 2023, aimed at improving infrastructure and settlement stability along the border between India and China.

$120 mn investments, $250 mn credit for Chabahar Port growth

The signing of the long-term bilateral contract on Chabahar Port Operations occurred in the presence of HE Mehrdad Bazrpash, Minister of Roads & Urban Development, Iran, and India’s Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal.

GMC invests Rs 580 mn in road dust machines

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has allocated Rs 580 million to acquire two additional machines aimed at sweeping road dust. This investment underscores GMC's commitment to improving cleanliness and air quality in the city.

SDLG inaugurates first manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

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

SANY India expands presence with opening of new facility in Odisha

Sany Heavy Industry India, a leading global provider of construction machinery and equipment, was pleased to announce the grand opening of HO, Raghunath Machinary.

Mini Equipment Market Booms

Mini construction equipment provides the versatility and efficiency needed for modern construction projects, especially in urban areas and confined spaces.

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.

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.

Innovation is one of the key pillars of our company.”

Persevering on the path of progress since its inception in 1997, Trident has been the specialist in design, development and distribution of industrial tyres and tracks. Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the current state of OTR tyre manufacturing industry in India.

Powering Continued Global Growth

A new addition to their wheeled excavator lineup, the 10-tonne EW100, utilises both the 2.8 and 3.6-litre Perkins engines to achieve the power and ability of a 14-tonne machine.

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.

SANY India expands presence with opening of new facility in Odisha

This new office in Rayagada will serve as a hub for sales, service, and spare parts,

Highways to Progress

India’s road infrastructure has evolved through innovative public-private partnerships, technological advancements, and sustainability initiatives, driving economic growth and setting global standards.

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.

RAHSTA will drive road construction innovation: Sundaresan

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.

Trimble MD champions digital solutions for industry growth at RAHSTA

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.

Vipin Sondhi: Indian infra booms with road construction opportunities

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.

RK Pandey promotes safe road development at RAHSTA launch

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 pave the way for innovation in road construction: AK Singh, NHAI

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.

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.

Road construction industry launches 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.

Road construction industry to launch RAHSTA Expo 2024

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.

MoRTH revises BOT and TOT agreements to boost private sector investment

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has introduced a number of revisions to the model concession agreements (MCA) for build-operate-transfer (BOT) and tolling, operation, maintenance, and transfer (TOT) projects.

Booming Demand

Industrial cranes are witnessing a soaring demand as they play a crucial role in various sectors, from construction to logistics, contributing to India's infrastructural growth.

OEMs are evaluating multiple options of adopting alternate fuel.”

BKR Prasad – General Manager, Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Equipment

Innovations in AI-driven CE

L&T CMB’s focus on reducing carbon footprints and enhancing resource efficiency is more relevant than ever. The integration of AI and ML in construction equipment plays a crucial role in achieving these sustainability goals

Paving the Way for Optimal Performance

As L&T continues to navigate the crossroads of innovation and sustainability, integrating AI and ML in construction equipment stands out as a beacon of progress.

We utilise telematics to monitor machine health

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

Changing the future of construction

In construction, machine learning can help project engineers, supervisors, and everyone else involved in a project

R&D serves as the cornerstone of Netradyne’s strategic approach

Amit Kumar, Sr Director – Marketing, Netradyne Technology, speaks on the company’s flagship product – Driver•i – and how it contributes to enhancing fleet and driver safety.

Bridgestone India appoints Hiroshi Yoshizane as MD

Bridgestone is a global leader in tyres and rubber

Seppi M debuts lighter offsetting mulcher for slopes

Seppi M has debuted its newest attachment for mulching vegetation along riverbanks and roadsides, the L7 Flex.

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.

Powering Progress

The article explores the reasons behind the increasing usage of diesel engines in construction equipment, their impact on performance and efficiency, and the technological advancements shaping the future of construction machinery.

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.

Revolutionising Construction

Concrete construction has evolved significantly, impacting both equipment choices and operational strategies.

Sustainability and innovation: The key drivers

The construction industry is a major contributor to climate change, so there is a growing demand for eco-friendly construction methods and materials. By combining sustainability and innovation in technology, India can create a world-class infrastructure system that can support its economic growth and social progress, writes VG Sakthikumar, Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Will QCBS phase out L1 for Infrastructure Procurement?

The limits for QCBS system of procurement have been lifted says Pratap Padode, Founder & President, FIRST Construction Council who has been a strong proponent of the QCBS system of procurement. Read on…

Grading the Future

As the demand for advanced road networks and improved connectivity continues to surge, the clamor for motor graders in the construction industry is reaching unprecedented heights.

Revolutionising the Indian Cement Industry

Indian Cement Review hosted the ICR Conference and Awards 2023 and the 14th Indian Cement EXPO with top notch companies, industry experts and thought leaders. Kanishka Ramchandani presents a special report.

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

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

Hydrogen-Powered Revolution!

As the hydrogen-powered revolution gains momentum, India stands at the forefront of a cleaner and more sustainable automotive future.

Sustainability and innovation: The key drivers

The construction industry is a major contributor to climate change, so there is a growing demand for eco-friendly construction methods and materials. By combining sustainability and innovation in technology, India can create a world-class infrastructure system that can support its economic growth and social progress, writes VG Sakthikumar, Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Our primary focus is on improving productivity of customers

MT Swamy, Regional Leader - APAC, Infra Business, Kennametal India

We plan to add more products to our mining portfolio

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

Vinita Singhania receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Indian Cement Review Awards

Vinita Singhania receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Indian Cement Review Awards

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

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

DPIIT, Ministries & FIRST Construction Council to discuss sustainability with cement industry captains at Cement EXPO 2023 on Dec 14-15

Join DPIIT, Ministries & industry leaders at Cement EXPO 2023 on Dec 14-15 for sustainability talks

Navigating the Road Ahead

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

Avoid Tunnel Vision Syndrome

The Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse signals the risk to our Rs 100 trillion infrastructure investment says PRATAP PADODE

Some of our products use recycled material

VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India

Our focus is on introducing cutting-edge electric machines

Sanjay Saxena, COO, Sany India and South Asia

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.

Driving Technological Revolution

With more than 1,200 exhibitors from India and abroad, Excon will highlight leading construction equipment manufacturers as they showcase the adaptability of their machinery and the advancement of construction technologies.

We are also growing in the concrete pump segment

KYB Conmat, with over 13 years of experience in the industry, is one of India’s leading manufacturers of concrete equipment and holds a top three position in most segments, including batching plants, paving machines, transit mixers, and self-loading mixers. Kalpesh Soni, Vice President – Marketing, KYB Conmat, speaks on how his company is hearing up for Excon 2023.

BHP partners on OTR tyre recycling in Queensland

In a Queensland first, crumb rubber created from giant mining tyres has been used in a trial to resurface one of Queensland’s major highways, BHP reports.

CII targets over 15% YoY growth in next 5 years

The event witnessed the participation of leading names from the industry, government, and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sector.

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.

Charting growth path for road sector

The 13th India Roads Conference (IRC) – with the theme of "Road Construction Business: Establishing safe, sustainable, inclusive and intelligent road network in India” – explored new opportunities for stakeholders in the road construction business.

Schwing Stetter, Caterpillar, Tata Hitachi, ACE & SANY bag multiple awards at 11th Equipment India Awards

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 celebrated and rewarded excellence in eleven Bestseller product categories.

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.

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.

Delhi to hold FCC’s India Roads Conference on 12th Oct

To be hosted at Hotel Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi, the conference will witness more than 25 experts, policymakers, and industry leaders discussing innovative technologies, sustainable practices, and funding opportunities that promise to revolutionise the road construction landscape in India.

Sany unveils SSR80 Road & Parking Soil Compactor

The roller is equipped with a 72-net-horsepower Yanmar engine.

Fuelling Innovation

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

Building the Future

The market for wheel loaders is seeing fresh traction due to the buoyancy in road construction activities. Fresh off take of coal due to a surge in thermal power production is adding to the demand.

There is a growing interest in electric wheel loaders

Amit Bansal, Director, Sales & Marketing, Building Constructions Products (BCP) Division, Caterpillar India, speaks on the technology and innovation that goes into the design and manufacturing of wheel loaders.

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.

FIRST Construction Council explains how to unlock value through ESG

With the rise in demand for sustainability, many companies are taking steps to become ESG (environmental, social, and governance) compliant. To delve deeper into the topic, FIRST Construction Council recently hosted a virtual discussion forum on the theme of “How construction companies can unlock value through ESG”.

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.

Will the Road construction target be achieved in 2023-24?

The road sector is suffering from immobility! Surprised?

Next-Gen Paving and Compaction

Improving road quality by filling gaps in machines & skills.

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.

NHAI puts 300-km of road assets under auction

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is set to monetise road assets by putting a 300-km stretch to be auctioned under the toll-operate-transfer (TOT) model.

Govt approves Rs 179.39 bn for UP Capital Investment Projects

The Union government has granted approval for Rs 179.39 billion to be allocated to various capital investment projects under the Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment 2023-24 Scheme for the Uttar Pradesh government.

Modern Demolition

Increased efficiency, increased safety and reduced need for skilled labour are among the many factors that drive the development of autonomous construction equipment.

Connecting Machinery with Efficiency

Essential for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of construction machinery like excavators, loaders, bulldozers, cranes, etc., hydraulic hoses play a crucial role in various equipment.

FCC discusses opportunities in road asset monetisation

Vikas Sharma of EY, and Vijay Agrawal of Equirus Capital spoke about the latest developments in the area of road asset monetisation.

Embracing the Rental Revolution

Rental penetration is a bit low in the mining equipment industry, but it is increasing on YOY basis due to awareness and availability of latest mining equipment.

Craning for Success

Advancements in technology have propelled the increased usage of tower cranes in tall buildings.

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.

Role of technology in reducing carbon footprint

Road transport accounts for 62 per cent of all the logistics emissions even when almost 75 per cent of the global cargo movement is through ships.

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.

NHAI grants 6,003 km of highway projects in FY23

The infrastructure project awarding activity picked up and gathered pace in Q4 of FY23 with NHAI awarding a total of 6003 km of projects in FY23 significantly below its FY23 target of 6500 km as stated in a report by Motilal Oswal Financial Services.

Gujarat allocates Rs 22.13 bn for 919 km road network expansion

The Gujarat government has approved Rs 22.13 billion for a 919-km-long road covering 94 stretches from small villages to metro cities.

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.

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.

Cat Introduces RM600, RM800 Reclaimer-Stabilizers

They can also add asphalt emulsions or other binding agents.

Haryana roads, bridges approved by centre for Rs 8.74 bn

Dushyant Chautala Deputy Chief Minister Haryana announced that 11 roads and as many bridges in the state will be widened and strengthened at a cost of approximately Rs 8.74 billion under the Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) scheme of the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.