On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

$5.13 Bn Opportunity!

Growing at a CAGR of 9.4 per cent, the Indian backhoe loader market is likely to touch $5.13 billion from $1.77 billion in 2021.

Eyeing new heights

The year 2021 gave numerous ups and downs for the construction equipment and equipment financing industries. When the year comes to an end, the sectors look forth towards infrastructure as the ‘Growth Puller’ for the period ahead.

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

More options than ever

Attachments for construction equipment allow the base machine to do multiple tasks on a job site. There are several distinct types of heavy construction equipment, each with its own set of uses.

Bounce back

Construction equipment finance has bounced back after the pandemic-forced lull.

AJAX is all set to bounce back with resilience

To set the ball rolling, AJAX has become more resilient, adaptive and competitive like ever in this complex and uncertain period of pandemic with resilience and resourcefulness, says Debasis Bhattacharya, Head - Marketing, Sales & Product Support, AJAX Engineering.

The focus on skill development is on the rise

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery Business has trained and certified over 10,000 operators and mechanics in the last two years under the RPL4.

Multitasking Enablers

Attachments are the wise choice to achieve economy and productivity in a project. However, choosing the right attachment for the right application is imperative for the successful and optimum utilisation.

Optimising efficiency

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.

Industry?s Take

In India, largely the coal produced is consumed locally, and not exported. Coal India is not able to reach their target of coal production. For higher production and for meeting the target, they need good machines.

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

Skidding Upwards!

Almost two decades ago, a skid steer machine was connoted as ?Bobcat?, because that was the most popular brand of skid steer machines in the world. The term ?skid steer? stands for turning on its axis by skidding and not by steering the wheels.

Backhoe Loaders Get a Rural Boost

Gone were the days when the backhoe loader market was exploding in all facets of India?s infrastructure development. All recognised suppliers were registering negative to flat trajectory growth since FY 2011.

Transforming Rural Youths? Future

Started with a mission to provide vocational training for the skills in the construction industry to unemployed youths in the rural area, Pipal Tree Ventures Pvt Ltd (PTVPL) has come a long way since its inception.

Infra Development in North-East Region

Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers? Association (ICEMA) organised a conference on Infrastructure Development in North East Region, concurrently with ConMac 2015 - an exhibition on construction equipment and technology at Guwahati.

Multiple taxation regime across states to be streamlined

The Central Government can support in overcoming some of the challenges by speedy implementation of a unified GST, greater investment outlay towards infrastructure development, especially in the off-highway sector, and more thrust in skill development through industry-ready educational programmes/vocational courses, says Abhijit Gupta, Managing Director, Case Construction Equipment India.

Steering the Growth

Skid steer, the little cute machine, is steadily carving a niche amidst the Goliaths of construction equipment space. Such a versatile piece of machine when clubbed with a variety of attachments, still has not got its due yet.

Maximising Output

Several key trends are emerging in the asphalt/soil compaction market where performance and productivity remain key issues. The OEMs are keen to maximise output from their latest units in terms of improving machine performance, O&M cost and operator safety and comfort.

Our goal is to be among the top three in the global crushing and screening segment.

Views from P Ramesh, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India: With market shares ranging from 20-70 per cent, Wirtgen Group is the world market leader in mobile road construction and road rehabilitation solution. The company has made it to the top primarily because of its continuous innovation to its product line as the average age of their machines is less than three years.

Dozco promises the outmost quality, reliability and timely after sales services

Dozco supplies hydraulic and rock breakers for excavators of any make from 2 tonne to 140 tonne. We also supply Pulverisers, to demolish concrete roofs, building and other geographical structures. Further, Dozco is also focused on the production of various types of chisels, the most important consumable of breakers.