Material Handling Equipment
Bulk material handling systems are mainly used in coal and mineral processing applications, ports for handling bulk cargo, food processing, sand, gravel, etc. Conveyor systems are the majorly used bulk material handling equipment.
Marking 20 years of lifting innovation this year, Combilift unveiled its all-new manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland to produce its complete range of material handling equipment.
Overall, we see growth coming from earthmoving, road, and material handling equipment categories. More than 60 per cent of the equipment comprises earthmoving equipment (backhoe loaders, hydraulic excavators, wheel loader, etc).
Construction equipment use all types of transmission systems. These will include transmissions for traction of the construction equipment like wheel and track drives, in addition to transmissions that are used for operations like slewing, hoisting and other such critical functions.
India is witnessing an improved growth trend in coal mining, as Coal India Ltd (CIL) is aiming an output of one billion tonne by 2020. CIL has earmarked a capital investment of Rs 57,000 crore, as part of the road map for one billion tonne target, with a planned capex of Rs 8,500 crore in 2017-18.
With the construction, mining and infrastructure projects are growing faster, there is a growing demand for productive and efficient equipment in various projects. This will boost the demand for technologically superior lubricants to meet the industry needs.
Off-the-road (OTR) tyres are largely used in vehicles, equipment and machinery employed in agriculture, mining, construction and industrial sectors. Consequently, any changes or fluctuations in the said sectors directly influences the growth of OTR tyre market.
Nishant Jain is a Director of Rollwell Group, whose flagship companies include Rollwell Conveyor Components Pvt Ltd, Rollwell Technical Services Pvt Ltd and Temcor Rollwell Domes Pvt Ltd.
In light of the various infrastructure development initiatives by our government and expansion plans declared by various related agencies, the Bulk Material Handling Equipment (BMHE) sector