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Tepid Demand: Awaiting Projects Execution

The industry has a tepid demand in 2019. However, towards the end of the year there were signs of revival and the industry is hopeful to clock 8-10 percent growth in FY2020-21. But, it all depends on how sooner the government’s projects are put on track.

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Epc World
February 2020

We have lined up few capexes, the payback period are quite attractive

In FY19, our Satna cluster’s utilization levels were at 90 percent, says VIJAY AGGARWAL, Managing Director, Prism Johnson

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Epc World
February 2020

Ready for Future: India's warehousing sector

The warehousing sector in India is at the threshold of a new era. From simple godowns and sheds it is evolving into an organised sector with highly automated warehouse mechanism catering to the distinctive needs of each industry.

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Epc World
February 2020

Policy and regulatory push needed for logistics sector

After entering the spotlight in 2018, the logistics and warehousing sector had an average 2019 due to the overall economic slowdown and global headwinds.

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Epc World
February 2020

Over the next decade, business opportunities in logistics and industrial parks are going to be robust - Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani CMD, Hiranandani Communities

As India’s new-age economy – including e-commerce and organized retail - morph into the larger quantum of growth, in sync with the same, we have seen commercial real estate throw up some surprises.

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Epc World
February 2020

Green Cement: A Step Closure to Sustainable Construction Green Cement

Cement is a strong binding agent or adhesive, which serves as the primary ingredient in concrete.

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Epc World
February 2020

High-performance High-Speed Doors

High Performance Doors are automatic doors used for fast access between internal and external areas of buildings.

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Epc World
February 2020

Komatsu, L&T and Scania reaffirm commitment to the CE Industry

Komatsu, Scania and L&T Construction Equipment (LTCEL) have put up a panoramic display of 19 machines, making it one of the most comprehensive displays of Construction, Earthmoving and Road Machinery.

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Epc World
February 2020

Addressing the Warehousing & Logistics Woes

Budget 2020 gave the warehousing and logistics sector the much-needed oxygen through monetary support and supportive policy measures, explores EPC World

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Epc World
February 2020

Budget 2020: A Mixed Bag of Hits & Misses

While the Union Budget has brought in several reasons for India’s infrastructure and construction industry to cheer and applaud, voices from the market draw out mixed sentiments from the stakeholders. Veena Kurup writes…

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Epc World
February 2020

The Circular Economy Imperative

In a major decision, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics authorities have decided that the medals to be given to winners in the games will be made from 50000 tons of electronic waste produced in Japan.

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Epc World
January 2020

Prospects & Perceptions 2020

With mega infraconstructional projects being planned and pipelined opens new doors of growth opportunities for the construction equipment industry. EPC World takes a closer look on the market sentiments…

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Epc World
January 2020

JCB India launches its all new ecoXpert Backhoe Loader

The 3DX ecoXpert, powered with JCB ‘IntelliPerformance’, saves up to 12 per cent more fuel and reduces Operational cost by 22 per cent.

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Epc World
January 2020

Excon 2019 concludes on a positive note; showcases tech prowess

Keeping with its mission of not only providing a platform to showcase the best in construction equipment but also bringing together all the stakeholders of construction equipment industry, the five-day exhibition did not disappoint. There were plenty of future ready construction equipment & technology and networking with the end user

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Epc World
January 2020

Commercial real estate: Upturn amidst downturn

The country is passing through economic downturn and it is likely to continue. Investment avenues are fast disappearing; commercial real estate remains the only silver lining. It has given a positive return in the last four to five years and this trend is likely to continue in year 2020.

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Epc World
January 2020

Coal Mining Horizon for 2020

The year promises to push the pace of development in the coal mining sector, as discovered by EPC World

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Epc World
January 2020

We are continuously looking at new growth opportunities in the infrastructure sector

Established in 1924, Simplex Infrastructures Ltd is one among the top five front-runners in the infrastructure spectrum. Having completed over 3000 projects, the infra-mogul offers expertise for the different gamuts of construction industry. RAJIV MUNDHRA, Executive Chairman, Simplex Infrastructures Ltd in an exclusive interview with EPC World shares a detailed perspective on the company’s Modus Operandi by analysing the growth factors...

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Epc World
December 2019

AEROmetrex creates 3D Reality Model to reduce Sydney congestion

Bentley’s Reality Modeling Solution-Processed 60,000 Images in 26 Days for Sydney’s Parramatta Light Rail

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Epc World
January 2020

JCB will present an exciting and innovative line up of machines

Urban rejuvenation is another area that can significantly create demand if focused on as an opportunity by the Government, says JASMEET SINGH, AVP, Corporate Communications & Corporate Relations, JCB India

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Epc World
December 2019

Filling the Fund-Gap

With the need for infrastructure only scaling up, the demand for construction equipment is on a constant rise. Adding to this are the big-ticket face-lifting infra- projects. Equipment Financiers look upon these building infra-requirements as factors broadening the scope of opportunities. Veena Kurup takes a closer look…

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Epc World
December 2019

Equipping the Path Ahead

Eyeing on the evolving opportunities from the infrastructure sector, the construction equipment and commercial vehicle industries aim to regain its lost shine through the path of tech-transformations.

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Epc World
December 2019

CASE India to showcase entire product range

We, as an OEM, observed a growth of over 30 per cent as an average across all products and segments, says PUNEET VIDYARTHI,Brand Leader, CASE India

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Epc World
December 2019

Infra Outlook 2020

Year 2019 saw a slew of initiatives being announced by the government to steady the economy and push the growth in the infrastructure segment for achieving the numbers it had set for itself. With 2020 not too far away, EPC World looks at the year that went by and the hopes for the coming year in the infrastructure segment.

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Epc World
December 2019

The Road To Growth 2020

Proactive measures, favorable policies and a renewed vigor to push the roads and highways sector is looking to create a mixed brew of opportunities in the year to come

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Epc World
December 2019

Today's Best RoI Avenue Commercial

With investment options narrowing, commercial real estate is fast emerging as the hottest destination to park in. In the last few years commercial real estate has give good rental returns of 6 to 11 percent. With a recession in and investment options fast disappearing, commercial real estate seems to be the best bet.

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Epc World
November 2019

Unearthing For The Future

Mining Industry in the country has been on shaky grounds and is looking at the government for proactive policy measures and support to sustain and survive to keep the allied industries running, reports EPC World.

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Epc World
November 2019

The Need Of The Hour

The tariff war unleashed by US and the European Union and the retaliatory steps being planned by neighbouring steel producing countries will have ripple effect on the domestic steel industry. The domestic steel industry fears the excess steel producing countries will dump their products in the Indian market and to keep its ships floating the Indian steel manufacturers have asked the government to impose safeguard duties.

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Epc World
November 2019

Power Play

The government has geared up to propel overall growth in power sector with commitment for Power for All by 2022. It has cleared proposals worth over Rs 31,560 crore in power projects that include two coal-based thermal plants and a hydro project on river Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Epc World
November 2019

Bridging The Mining-Gap

The Current Market Size Of Overall Coal, Contract Mining Is Around ₹15,000 Crore And Is Expected To Become More Than ₹60,000 Crore By 2030.

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Epc World
November 2019

Still Time To Manage Water?

The world is witnessing tit-for-tat wars at regular intervals for the control of oil fields of oil rich nations of West Asia which has shoot up oil prices in the rest of the world. Looking at the current water crisis world over, the day is not far when this scene will be enacted for control of water. Before it is too late, a better water management such as reclaiming water from sewage and industrial wastewater and conserving rainwater holds the key to tackling water scarcity.

9 mins read
Epc World
October 2019

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