South Asia

Indian government approves construction of three chip factories worth US$15.2bn
Published on: 01 March, 2024
The Indian government has approved the construction of three separate semiconductor fabs, which together will see the investment of US$15.2 billion.
Larsen & Toubro wins Jakarta railway deal worth up to $300m
Published on: 26 February, 2024
India’s biggest construction company Larsen & Toubro has won a contract to build an extension to the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Indonesia.
‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Published on: 23 February, 2024
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
India’s largest airport project using five Potain cranes
Published on: 21 February, 2024
The Noida International Airport has been in development for more than two decades
Trade corridor deal between India and UAE paves way for new rail projects
Published on: 14 February, 2024
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to develop a trade corridor connection Europe with India through the Middle East.
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
Published on: 06 February, 2024
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
India PM recognises 3 new port infrastructure projects
Published on: 18 January, 2024
PM Modi was in Kerala, India, to dedicate the opening of three new port infrastructure projects.
Pakistan Minister announces completion of 36 China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects
Published on: 04 January, 2024
The projects are worth a total of US$24 billion
Indian rescuers drill halfway towards workers trapped in tunnel
Published on: 22 November, 2023
41 workers trapped inside a collapsed tunnel in the Indian Himalayas
Operation to free 41 workers in tunnel collapse could take several more days
Published on: 21 November, 2023
An operation to free 41 construction workers trapped when the tunnel they were working in collapsed could remain there for several more days.
Rescue effort underway as 40 workers trapped in tunnel collapse
Published on: 13 November, 2023
A rescue effort is underway in India after 40 construction workers were trapped by a tunnel collapse in India.
US fund to pump $553m into Sri Lanka port construction project
Published on: 09 November, 2023
A US fund is to extend $553 million to a consortium of companies to build a new deepwater shipping container terminal in the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Bobcat unveils new version of S450 skid-steer for MEA
Published on: 09 November, 2023
New engine and controls among updated features
Bangladesh gives green light to US$1.3bn offshore wind farm
Published on: 06 November, 2023
Dhaka-based Summit Group announced its plans to develop the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in Bangladesh
Can dreams of a new India-Middle East-Europe Corridor stay on track?
Published on: 20 October, 2023
Proposed at the G20 summit in September, the India-Middle East-Europe Corridor provides an ambitious vision for a fast trade route across the Arabic Peninsula 
India’s biggest demolition event hailed a success
Published on: 16 October, 2023
VIDEO: DemTech 2023 draws impressive crowds after four-year absence
Larsen & Toubro wins Mumbai road tunnel megaproject
Published on: 29 September, 2023
India’s biggest construction contractor, Larsen & Toubro, has won a major new contract to design and build a twin road tunnel in Mumbai.
Forecast 2024: Still a soft landing for global construction equipment
Published on: 28 September, 2023
OHR: Global slowdown will be a gentle one, and some markets continue to grow
Metso increases equipment production in India
Published on: 26 September, 2023
Alwar production facility to produce key mobile crushing and screening lines
Manitou opens India centre
Published on: 18 September, 2023
New logistics base is part of wider growth strategy
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