Construction 2.0

How AI is Reshaping Construction Equipment!

Construction 2.0

How AI is Reshaping Construction Equipment!

Advancing Indian Construction with AI

With AI, construction equipment can do more than ever before. They can also do some tasks on their own, which saves time and makes things safer on construction sites.

An Insight into the Future

The company’s plant software, though not fitting into any conventional AI and autonomous operations philosophies entirely, has begun incorporating ML algorithms to a certain extent.

Role of AI in EV component manufacturing

AI is gaining momentum as a pivotal component of the automotive sector, with its significance growing steadily each day.

Machines Made Smarter

Construction equipment equipped with AI can detect the presence of objects or workers in its vicinity and automatically adjust its operations to ensure safety.

Changing the future of construction

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

The Future of Construction

Some construction machines such as autonomous excavators or dozers are able to perform certain pre-programmed tasks autonomously.

What AI can do for the CE industry

Productivity, safety and uptime are crucial drivers in the CE industry, where machine downtime can cost more than $1 million per day.

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.

How AI and ML are revolutionising CE in India

AI enables machines to perform tasks requiring human intelligence, such as decision-making and pattern recognition, while ML allows systems to learn from data and make predictions.

Transforming Construction

Construction companies can schedule proactive maintenance, preventing breakdowns and minimising unplanned downtime.

Predictive Maintenance: A New Paradigm in Heavy Equipment Intro

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

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.

Transforming pre-owned CE industry

In the used construction equipment industry, CRM plays a pivotal role in fostering lasting relationships with clients and optimising business processes.

Rise of Smart Factories

Collaborative robotics, virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR) promote safer and more productive work environments.

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

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

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.

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.

Saving from untimely engine troubles

A decent periodic inspection with an in-depth analysis will allow you to locate the potential problem with the engine before it heads for a major failure.

Bridgestone Middle East wins Tyre Technology Provider of the Year Award

The company has won the award for the third consecutive year

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.

Beyond the Dust

The market for construction equipment filters is influenced by global economic conditions, as construction activity often correlates with economic growth.

Our products are future ready

Amit Bansal, Director Sales & Marketing-BCP Division, Caterpillar India

We expect a modest growth of 5-10% in the Indian market

Kennady V Kaipally, Country Manager, Bonfiglioli Transmissions Stefano Baldi, MWS Global Sales Director, Mobile and Wind Industries, Bonfiglioli Riduttori

Cientra, Invas join hands to build groundbreaking 5G IoT solutions

Collaboration addresses the challenges of security and identity faced by IoT companies

ZF Group Positions Itself for Growth in India's Construction Industry

ZF Group is optimistic about India's construction sector evolution

EXCON 2023 Day 1 Highlights

Scheduled from December 12 to 16 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

Cummins to showcase future emission-ready power solutions portfolio at Excon

Set to showcase next-generation, future emission-ready, Legend L10 and M15 engines

Scania India strengthens presence in mining sector

The company has announced its exclusive partnership with PPS Motors.

LAPP unveils groundbreaking SPE portfolio

Pioneering future-ready industrial connectivity solutions

CAT to develop hydrogen-hybrid solution for off-highway vehicles

Caterpillar announced the launch of a three-year programme to demonstrate an advanced hydrogen-hybrid power solution built on its new Cat® C13D engine platform.

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.

Driving Dynamics

Hydraulic motors are integral to the driving dynamics of construction equipment, providing the necessary power, precision, and control for a wide range of applications.

We will be focusing on enhancing efficiency and reliability

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries Ltd

Heavy Truck Chassis: Maximising Longevity

Construction equipment is the backbone of infrastructure development, and heavy machinery requires a long-lasting chassis to excel in harsh environments.

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.

Our products are designed and developed in Italy

Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Managing Director, Filtrec Bharat

SIAM Conclave Focuses on Building Resilient Supply Chain

Industry experts and leaders came together to address challenges in the supply chain.

CAT to develop hydrogen-hybrid solution for off-highway vehicles

The project will leverage the versatile new Cat® C13D engine platform.

Trimble and Mincon offer Trimble-ready drilling solution

Mincon Drill Mast Attachments for skid steers and excavators can now be equipped from the factory with Trimble’s Groundworks Machine Control System.

OEMs partner to electrify US construction industry

Volvo Construction Equipment, Atlas Copco Group, and Husqvarna Construction have announced a new partnership with the Sweden-US Green Transition Initiative to showcase the electrification of construction equipment, green infrastructure construction, and the transition toward a more sustainable construction sector in the U.S.

Boosting Productivity

The construction machinery attachments market was valued at $5.76 billion in 2021 and is expected to surpass a net valuation of $7.58 billion by 2027 end, registering a solid CAGR growth of 4.68% over the forecast period.

We focus on embedding sustainability into design and manufacturing

Mukul Dixit, Director – Sales & Marketing, Global Construction Industries (GCI), Caterpillar India, speaks on various models of new-age excavators launched by the company, and how are these excavators equipped to deal with intricate projects.

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.

We’re also moving towards fully electric machines

In the bustling world of crushing and screening machinery, Terex India stands as a prominent player. We sat down with Neil Robinson, Product and Applications Manager, Powerscreen, to discuss their approach to the Indian market and their commitment to delivering efficient, sustainable, and technologically advanced solutions.

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.

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.

Crushers and Screens: Whats Needed!

What do operators of crushers and screens look for in a machine?

14th Cement EXPO to kick-start from Dec 14, 2023 in New Delhi

Join us at the 14th Cement EXPO in New Delhi, starting Dec 14, 2023, for the latest in the world of cement and construction.

Yaskawa unveils Motoman GP20: Redefining precision in automation

Far beyond a mere machine, the GP20 epitomises cutting-edge technology, unmatched precision, and unparalleled speed.

JCB India inaugurates new dealership facility in Delhi-NCR

JCB India inaugurated Pasco Earthmovers LLP as its new dealership in Delhi-NCR. Offering JCB India’s full Product Portfolio, the newly inaugurated state-of-the-art facility is set to provide an unmatched customer experience in the Delhi-NCR Region.

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Bridgestone India’s plant at Chakan in Pune district has been verified as being carbon neutral for the year 2022.

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.

Safe conveyor equipment design

To meet the demands for greater safety and improved production, some manufacturers have introduced equipment designs that are not only engineered for safer operation and servicing but also reduced maintenance time.

Revolutionising construction

The booming construction sector is fueling a growing demand for air compressors.

ELGi introduces Air~Alert in India

Air~Alert is an IoT-based air compressor monitoring system

ELGi introduces Air~Alert in India

Air~Alert is an IoT-based air compressor monitoring system

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Audited and verified as carbon neutral by LRQA

JCB India inaugurates new dealership facility in Delhi-NCR

The dealership is spread across 40,000 sq. ft

Ador Welding’s electric welder at Schweissen & Schneiden

The exhivition will take place from Sep 11-15 in Germany

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.


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.

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.

Gujarat: One-stop destination for CE players

Gujarat Conex 2023, which will be held from September 21-23, 2023 in Gandhinagar, will be a meeting place for major industry players and policymakers to deliberate on furthering infrastructure growth in Gujarat and India.

Atlas Copco to inaugurate new factory in Pune

The new facility, which is planned to be completed by Q2, 2024, will generate additional employment for over 200 people and add production capacity.

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.

Safe conveyor equipment design

To meet the demands for greater safety and improved production, some manufacturers have introduced equipment designs that are not only engineered for safer operation and servicing but also reduced maintenance time.

New shuttle functions for product transport system

New additions to the company’s ACOPOStrak and ACOPOS 6D portfolio create possibilities in new areas of application.

We are enhancing business competencies for green bio-carbon material development

Vidyadhar Limaye, President – Business Head (Polymer), Varroc Engineering, speaks on the current status and recent developments of company’s polymer business.

Escorts Kubota contemplates sale of railway equipment division

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

ZASCHE handling launches ZASCHE-Rope Hoist Electric

Z-RE enables operators to position loads with great sensitivity

Martin Engineering highlights safe conveyor equipment design

Engineering safer conveyors is a long-term strategy.

Data exchange with B&R Automation PC Mobile 3100

It can collect large amounts of data from multiple equipment.

The New Concrete Frontier

Contractors must adopt advanced, efficient concrete equipment to meet growing project sizes, tight deadlines, and high-strength concrete demands.

Our company is focused on digital transformation

Ammann ELBA batching plants are designed taking into consideration the minutest details,” says Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India, while speaking on the safety features incorporated in their range of concrete equipment.

Liebherr Mining launches fuel-efficient R 9300 Generation 8 Excavator

The latest addition to Liebherr Mining's range the R 9300 Generation 8 excavator is now available for purchase internationally.

John Deere Expands E-Drive Wheel Loader Line with 744 X-Tier

Burning less fuel while moving more material was a key selling point for John Deere’s unveiling of its 744 X-Tier wheel loader.

Two steps ahead: The Vögele Dash 5 road pavers

The future in road building is here with Vögele’s latest-generation SUPER 1900-5(i) and SUPER 2100-5(i) road pavers.

Key concrete equipment tech that meets user demands

Key concrete equipment tech that meets user demands

Cummins India launches CPCBIV+ compliant power solutions

Cummins India, one of the leading technology providers of power solutions, announced the launch of its CPCBIV+ emission standard-compliant range of genset engines.

Five Best Systems for Effective Fleet Management

While selecting the right fleet management system, it is crucial to evaluate the features of various platforms and select the option that is best suited to addressing the needs of your organisation.

The Rise of Smart Warehousing in India

The next decade of warehousing and the supply chain is set to witness the best in emerging technology. Aditya Vazirani shares more on the trend.

Data exchange with B&R Automation PC Mobile 3100

Nowadays, self-driving machines are playing a major role in boosting agricultural productivity.

Engine coolant is liquid engineering at work

Perkins Extended Life Coolant provides optimum engine protection as well as reduced maintenance requirements over the life of the coolant.

Liebherr Mining launches fuel-efficient R 9300 Generation 8 Excavator

Customers got first glimpse the machine at Bauma 2022 in Munich

Cummins India launches CPCBIV+ compliant power solutions

Cummins powered gensets up to 800 KWh are now compliant with the CPCBIV+ emission norms.

Craning for Success

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

Tower cranes are essential to constructing tall buildings

Mayank Pundir, Country Head, ACE Tower Cranes Division, speaks on how to company ensures that tower cranes meet the safety standards.

PLI scheme to give boost to auto components: Minister

Heavy Industries Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey said the introduction of the PLI (production-linked incentive) scheme will give a big boost to the manufacturing of auto components like sunroofs and automatic brakes.

Samvardhana Motherson arm to buy Cirma SAS

Auto components maker Samvardhana Motherson International Ltd on Thursday said its arm Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV will fully acquire French entity Cirma Entreprise SAS at an enterprise value of 7.2 million euros (nearly ?65 crore).

KBL acquires Bharat Pumps and Compressors

KSB, a leading supplier of pumps valves and systems, recently announced the acquisition of Bharat Pumps and Compressors technology.