XCMG showcases ‘green’ construction equipment, electric wheeled loaders, skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders, mining loaders

China-based XCMG has showcased some of its latest products and technology during its 6th Customer Festival, including a number of alternative powered machines.

We take advantage of IoT at every opportunity

Mann and Hummel offers end-to-end filtration solutions for construction and mining equipment. Antomon Rapheal, Director-R&D Engineering - OE, Mann and Hummel Filter, explains more on the market opportunity and products and solutions.

Greater Potential

Indian industry has great potential for Germany especially in the areas of manufacturing, infrastructure and energy which are major growth sectors in India.

Transition to underground mining is around the corner

In the near future, there will be hardly any deposits left near surface and hence the underground operation shall become more prominent.

We see double-digit growth for industrial lubricants

With about 200 distributors and extensive logistical reach, GS Caltex India has consolidated its presence in Indian market. Rajesh Nagar, Managing Director & CEO, shares more on the market opportunities for lubricants in Indian construction and mining industry

Scaling up skills

A qualified and productive workforce in mining operations is of utmost importance. Pavan Kaushik elaborates on the efforts of Hindustan Zinc (HZL) and its Mining Academy in enhancing the skill levels of mining machine operators through its various hands-on training courses.

Smooth, Safe and Efficient

Condition-based maintenance has been carried out since the early1950s across industry segments of mining, dredging, cement, power and paper manufacturing. In fact, wherever there are expensive machines working in severe duty cycles, condition-based maintenance is quite a normal feature in modern maintenance practice.

Innovating in India

Henkel Adhesives Technologies India, the a fully owned subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, is enhancing its capabilities of the Innovation Center at Pune to serve the emerging markets globally.

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.

On Course for Success

Bright prospects lie ahead for dumpers, but cost-effective conveyors may pose serious competition in the future, finds Charu Bahri. Industry voices affirm a turnaround has happened in the off highway dumper segment

We have 12 LiuGong loaders as on date

Shree Cement is primarily an Indian cement manufacturer, founded in Beawar in Ajmer district of Rajasthan in 1979. It is now one of the biggest cement makers in North India. It also produces and sells power under the name Shree Power (captive power plant) and Shree Mega Power (independent power plant).

Gaining Momentum

A renewed thrust on coal mining, coupled with plans to implement more projects in various infrastructure segments at a faster pace has rekindled the growth prospects of tyre industry in India. Major tyre manufacturers are busy introducing innovative products and scaling up volume to meet the expected demand in the future.

CE Sector to Grow

Among the major global markets for construction equipment, the demand of construction equipment in China suffered a steep decline after peaking in 2011. This trend continued in 2014; however, future demand forecast is expected to be stable.

Mining Potential

With the growing demand for increased output of coal and iron ore and other minerals, the demand for mining equipment and machinery is expected grow manifold.

CE industry is to grow in the long term at a CAGR of 17.5%

The construction equipment (CE) market in India will be driven by increased activity levels in every sector as there are massive infrastructure gaps yet to be bridged, says Samir Bansal, General Manager, India, Off-Highway Research.