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Opportunities galore

The construction industry across the globe is anticipated to present significant opportunities for construction equipment.

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Gearing up for future

The pandemic year has turned out to be a top gear one for the construction equipment segment, which is riding on the government infra spend to see a more than 15 per cent year-on-year rise in domestic sales volumes in FY21 and a doubling of sales in Q1FY22 compared to last year.

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Demand for drives is linked to levels of automation

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) continues to be the largest industry for LV motor drives. The sector is nearly twice the size of the next largest.

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When protecting operators from dust exposure becomes non negotiable

Atlas Copco DCP30 pneumatic dust collector, the first-of-its-kind in India, has been working for 400 hours over five months for Shaheen Granites in a dressing application in a dimensional stone industry (DSI) granite quarry in Chimakurthi, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh.

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There is scope for localisation of parts as some of the bearings are still imported

Rangababu Ch, Segment Leader Heavy Industry, SKF

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A powerful transmission

Transmission, a key component in a construction equipment vehicle, plays a major role to the functionality of the vehicle, especially in the high frequency and heavy application.

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New Avenues to Growth

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit market players adversely on the supply side, causing declining sales of undercarriage components.

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OTR tyres on the move

With construction activities picking up and mining activities on a revival mode, the OTR tyre demand in the country is expected to grow in the coming years.

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The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

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Filters in New Normal, New Norms

Construction and mining machinery operate in extreme conditions of weather, terrain and environment. They need to withstand these odd conditions and perform the task with minimum downtime.