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Caterpillar revives Trial series with new video

The Cat Trial #9: PAC-MAN™ takes on the video-gaming world to celebrate Caterpillar’s 95th anniversary

More than 2,800 exhibitors to participate in bauma CHINA

Despite the challenges due to Covid-19, the show will fill all 17 halls and the outdoor area at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

Brokk offers customised options for high heat environments

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers specialised, high-heat options, ideal for processing applications.

Pre-owned Equipment Market to Excel

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

Used Equipment Market to Flourish

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

Terex AWP announces leadership change

Terex Corporation announced that John L Garrison, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Terex Corporation, will take on additional responsibilities as President, Terex AWP, effective immediately.

Terex AWP announces leadership change

Terex Corporation announced that John L Garrison, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Terex Corporation, will take on additional responsibilities as President, Terex AWP

Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India. Manufactured at the Tiruvallur facility, the new excavator has unmatched versatility, improved controllability, easy operation and a comfortable redesigned operator station, according to the company.

Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India. Manufactured at the Tiruvallur facility, the new excavator has unmatched versatility, improved controllability, easy operation and a comfortable redesigned operator station, according to the company.

Linnhoff India Gmmco ink pact

Linnhoff India has formed a strategic dealership alliance with Gmmco, a leader in equipment for infrastructure mining, energy and transportation business.

Cat Financial launches India operations

Caterpillar Financial Services India (Cat Financial India), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, announced the launch of its India operations effective July 1, 2019.

Mining Innovation

Aussie Pumps has lead the development for products designed specifically to meet the challenges of mine sites.

Steering Growth

Growing urbanisation and mechanisation of manual jobs are driving the demand for compact equipment such as skid-steer loaders in India.

We offer products of global technologies with local flavour

Caterpillar has been associated with India's infrastructure development for the past many years with its vast range of products and matching technologies.

Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019.

Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019. With the introduction of the new Next Gen Cat? 120 motor grader, Caterpillar aims to deepen its presence in the infrastructure, mining and energy sectors in India with innovative and cutting-edge technology.

Compact track loaders to maintain growth

Better maneuverability in challenging conditions makes compact track loaders maintain a strong momentum, says a Fact.MR research report.

Compact track loaders

The global compact track loader market is anticipated to reach a market size of US$ 4,461 million by 2028, as per a Fact.MR research study for the forecast period of 2018 to 2028.

Perkins announces leadership changes

Perkins Engines Company, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, announced the appointment of David Nicoll as Product Manager at the Industrial Large Engine Department.

New Caterpillar Underground Loader

The new Cat? R2900 underground loader offers configurations to meet the strictest diesel engine emissions standards, including those in Europe and North America, and it continues to deliver the high performance and 17.2-tonne payload of its proven predecessor.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Best debutant award

Ankit Goel, Chief-R&D, Escorts Construction Equipment (centre) receiving the award from Steve Jones, Senior Director, Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics (right), in the presence of Pratap Padode, Founder and President, FIRST Construction Council (left).

Selling mining equipment to a global buyer base

With the end of the year approaching, Ritchie Bros. is gearing up for its last Dubai equipment auction of 2019.

Linnhoff and Gmmco ink dealership alliance

As per the new partnership, Gmmco will do the sales, marketing and services for all Linnhoff products across India.

Cat Financial Launches India Operations

Cat Financial India will enable Caterpillar India dealers to provide financial solutions in a responsive and timely manner to meet customer's needs and support them in expanding their business opportunities.

Caterpillar launches new hydraulic excavator in India

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India. Manufactured at the Tiruvallur facility, the new excavator has unmatched versatility, improved controllability, easy operation and a comfortable redesigned operator station, according to the company.

Caterpillar launches new hydraulic excavator in India

Caterpillar Inc launched its new hydraulic excavator, Cat? 313D2 L, in India.

Linnhoff India and Gmmco ink dealership alliance

Linnhoff India, a leading manufacturer of asphalt mixing plants, has formed a strategic dealership alliance with Gmmco, a leader in equipment for infrastructure mining, energy and transportation business.

Cat Financial launches India operations

Caterpillar Financial Services India (Cat Financial India), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, announced the launch of its India operations effective July 1, 2019.

Transforming Mining Safe and Productive

Underground mining is an extremely tough mining method with various risk factors involved.

Caterpillar delivers equipment and collaborative support

Caterpillar offers a wide range of equipment and solutions for underground metal mining and coal mining in India.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

Overcoming access and movement issues

In recent years, MB Crusher has let the experience of the customers themselves help make users aware of the potential of their machines by watching the machines in action in amateur videos, created by the users themselves including the customers own reviews and pictures.

Steer it up

In spite of the vast opportunities available, skid-steer loaders are still looking for a level-playing field in the Indian market.

IMT unveils piling rig for Indian market

IMT, one of the global leaders for piling rigs, has launched its AF 125 piling rig, made in India for the Indian market.

BAUMA CHINA 2018

With over 13 per cent more exhibitors and 25 per cent more visitors compared to the previous edition, bauma CHINA 2018 was a grand success.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The construction equipment expo - held in December 2018 in Delhi - scaled new heights even while participants expressed their apprehensions on the market scenario in 2019 owing to the upcoming elections.

"Mining equipment industry is on a high-growth trajectory"

Caterpillar products and services are designed to meet the high production and low cost per tonne demands of the industry.

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The fifth edition of bauma CONEXPO INDIA is expected to be bigger in number of exhibitors and exhibiting area, compared to last edition.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA continues to grow

The largest-ever bauma CONEXPO INDIA will open its doors soon as manufacturers from all parts of the world will present construction machinery, equipment and technological innovations from December 11 to 14 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

The sixth Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Caterpillar unveils new excavator portfolio

Caterpillar India announced the launch of its next generation 20-ton class excavators, Cat 320D3 and Cat 323D3 to cater to the Indian construction industry. The new machines are manufactured at its Thiruvallur manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

Caterpillar launches next-generation 20-ton excavator portfolio

Caterpillar India announced the launch of its next generation 20-ton class excavators, Cat 320D3 and Cat 323D3 to cater to the Indian construction industry. The new machines are manufactured at its Thiruvallur manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

Bauma CTT Russia 2018

For the first time under the new name bauma CTT Russia, the 19th international trade fair for construction equipment and technologies was held successfully during June 5-8 at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow, Russia, and surpassed the previous year's results in terms of visitor and exhibitor numbers.

Magna launches tyre for rigid dump trucks

Magna Tyres Group announced the introduction of the new Magna MA04+ OTR tyre for rigid dump trucks (RDTs). This radial constructed tyre, with an E4 tread pattern is designed for RDTs running in surface mines.

Backhoe loaders:Leading the Growth

At present, the construction equipment (CE) sector is mainly dominated by heavy earthmoving equipment. Within this segment, it is the backhoe loaders (BHLs) which constitute more than 65 per cent of heavy earthmoving equipment sales.

Infrastructure on fast track

The Indian infrastructure sector is not slowing down anytime soon, given the government initiatives and market demand. This makes it a feasible environment for the growth of construction equipment, writes Andy Dhanaraj, Director - Sales, Caterpillar India.

Earthmovers from SEM

With the increased government spend on infrastructure projects, more and more new players are entering into the market and taking up smaller contracts. These customers are on the lookout for ready-to-run (reliable and affordable) products at an affordable price.

Small machine making Big Impact

With its compact size and versatile application features, skid steer loader has all the possibilities to become a popular equipment in Indian market. The new activities in urban infrastructure development and waste management initiatives, this mini equipment class is expected to see more demand in future.

Customers may look for more productive solutions

The current equipment industry scenario is quite positive. The announcement of several infrastructure projects will further spur the demand of construction equipment, which will be beneficial for the industry.

IMT in Partnership With Gmmco

IMT, the global leader for piling rigs from Italy, has appointed GMMCO Ltd as their exclusive distributor recently for pan-India territory.

Lubricants for Mining applications

Equipment working at mining sites need to perform reliably and efficiently, without major breakdown and other issues. Safe and efficient operation is imperative for mining equipment to increase productivity and safety in mining operations. Lubricants play a major role in this by minimising wear and tear of machinery parts and safeguard the equipment in the harshest conditions.

SEM's affordable RANGE

With the increased government spend on infrastructure products, more and more new players are entering the market and taking up small contracts.

DSC Dredge bags Bangladesh order for portable cutter suction dredges

DSC Dredge recently shipped one of three new 18-inch Shark Class portable cutter suction dredges to contractors in Bangladesh.

Perfect Solution

Hindustan 2021 Wheel Loader has been serving Indian customers for over four decades and has earned the reputation of the most reliable machine in the industry. It has been the market leader in the 3-tonne category.

Customer in Focus

Apar Industries offers the entire range of lubricants for construction and mining applications. This includes engine oils, transmission oils, UTTO, hydraulic oils, ATF, multi-purpose and speciality greases.

New Portable Generator Range

Caterpillar is expanding into the home and outdoor power category with the introduction of the Cat? RP Series of portable generators. The RP Series is designed to provide reliable, convenient power for both professional contractors and retail consumers.

ICEMA Wins,Ban Dropped

Recently, the Supreme Court heard an application by the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers' Association (ICEMA) and the Tractor Manufacturers' Association (TMA) as they sought a clarification on the ban on the registration of BS-III vehicles after March 31, 2017.

Changing Productivity Paradigms

Andy Dhanaraj, Director - Sales, Construction and Infrastructure, Caterpillar India, sheds light on the factors hampering productivity of construction projects and how Caterpillar solutions and technologies help overcome these challenges.

Equipment India awards & ceo forum 2017

It was 6.15 p.m. with 15 minutes more to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.

Product development is a continuous process in Caterpillar

Skid steer loader (SSL) is a utility machine which is highly versatile. Mostly the machines are used in general construction: residential, commercial buildings for moving materials like sand, bricks, cement, crushed stone aggregates etc.

Emerging Trends

Skid steer loader (SSL) is a highly versatile utility machine used in general construction. They are used for material handling and movement in heavy construction like construction of bridges, elevated roads, metro rail infrastructure, tunnels to name a few where the space is restricted and SSL is an ideal option.

Back on Growth Path

Given its versatility and mobility, backhoe loader finds great use at almost every construction site, both urban and rural India. This multi-purpose machine continues to perform a variety of tasks at sites and is used for digging, dosing, levelling and lifting activities.

Equipment India Awards 2017 and CEO Forum

The evening of April 21, 2017, was a proud occasion for Equipment India as the industry stakeholders gathered in large numbers at New Delhi's heritage Claridges Hotel, to celebrate the 4th Annual Equipment India Awards and be part of the high-level discussion at the CEO Forum.

Caterpillar to set up global headquarters in Chicago

Caterpillar announced it will locate a limited group of senior executives and support functions in the Chicago area later this year and reaffirmed the ongoing importance of its presence in Peoria and Central Illinois.

Caterpillar to showcase machines for high altitude at Con Mac 2017

At the ConMac 2017, Caterpillar India will showcase the Cat? 320D2 and Cat 313D2 excavators, Hindustan 2021Z wheel loader and 424B backhoe loader among its wide range of machines that are used in various sectors and applications. The exhibition will be held at Guwahati on March 2-4, 2017.

Caterpillar to set up global headquarters in Chicago

Caterpillar Inc announced it will locate a limited group of senior executives and support functions in the Chicago area later this year and reaffirmed the ongoing importance of its presence in Peoria and Central Illinois.

Caterpillar India wins Golden Peacock Award

Caterpillar India has won the ?Golden Peacock Award? for Sustainability for the year 2016. The company has been declared as the winner of this award by the Jury under the chairmanship of Justice MN Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India.

Celebrating 20 Years of Auction in Dubai

Heavy equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. celebrated its 20th year anniversary in Dubai during a two-day auction at its site in the Jebel Ali Freezone. The auction featured more than 1,600 equipment items and trucks, including excavators, wheel loaders, dozers, trucks and mobile cranes.

Product SHOWCASE

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 was the right platform for the exhibitors to unveil their cutting-edge products, technologies and solutions. Many exhibitors launched their new technologies and products at the expo, while others showcased their industry leading solutions.

FOCUSED BUSINESS - Optimism

The BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 held during December 12-15 reflected the positive sentiments of the equipment industry on the floor. A detailed report on the expo, interaction with exhibitors and details of products and technologies showcased.

We deliver solutions, not just machines

Current market scenario: The numbers over the last 6-7 months show that the industry is booming. In fact, India is the only bright spot today and the world is focused on it. I think there is an enormous opportunity for CE per se and I think the future is good for the next 5-10 years.

Caterpillar launches two new products

Caterpillar announced the launch of two new products in India in the construction equipment segment. The new products ? Cat?320D2 GC hydraulic excavator and 950L wheel loader - will add to the company?s wide product portfolio in these segments in the Indian market.

Caterpillar off-highway trucks at IMME

At the recently concluded International Mining & Machinery Exhibition (IMME) in Kolkata, Caterpillar showcased the Cat 773E and 777E off-highway trucks to customers. The 773E/777E off highway trucks are fitted with the 567 kW - 3412E - HEUI engine and 758 kW - C32 engine respectively.

On a Positive Note

The 13th International Mining and Machinery Exhibition 2016 (IMME 2016) held during November 16-19 concluded with a positive note on a possible turnaround of Indian mining industry in the coming years. The 13th Global Mining Summit (GMS) 2016 also held concurrently with the IMME 2016.

Equipment buyers, whether small or large businesses, are making a bee line for quality and cost-effective equipment

Ritchie Bros is eager to help people in India sell and buy the equipment they need through the efficient and powerful channels we offer. Eduard Faig, Regional Sales Manager - Middle East, Africa and India, Ritchie Brothers, UAE, shares more on the company?s activities and industry focus.

Equipment Selection | INFORMED DECISIONS

Modern construction and mining activities in India need to be expedited with utmost focus on the highest possible productivity, operational excellence, emission compliance, safety and best-of-class economy. Over the past decade, the market for such equipment has substantially matured resulting in the equipment selectors mooting innovative and prudent ideas while selecting the most suitable equipment fleets commensurate to their company objectives and philosophies.

Revs up to Start

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA, the international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction machinery is being held for the fourth time from December 12 to 15, 2016 at the HUDA grounds in Gurgaon near Delhi.

Government should fast-track the procurement

After a lull in the past three years, mining, especially coal, is set to show significant growth in the next few years. Coal India (CIL) is doing its best to increase coal production quickly, from the current 568 million tonne per annum (mtpa) to 927 mtpa by 2020.

Caterpillar, Trimble to expand mining tech collaboration

Caterpillar Inc and Trimble are extending their collaboration to bring mining customers improved operational decision-making capabilities. The collaboration will leverage Caterpillar Global Mining?s industry expertise and combine its in-pit operational execution system, Cat MineStar, with Trimble?s portfolio of technology-enabled mining information solutions.

Caterpillar India wins Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability

Caterpillar India has won the ?Golden Peacock Award? for Sustainability for the year 2016. The company has been declared as the winner of this award by the Jury under the chairmanship of Justice MN Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India.

IMME 2016 all set to kickstart

The 13th edition of International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME 2016) is all set to kickstart on November 16. IMME is India?s largest and focussed trade fair for the mining sector and is scheduled to be held from 16 to 19 November 2016 at Eco Park, Rajarhat, Kolkata.

Aligned with CE Growth

High pressure, large diameter and volumetric capacity hoses fitted with appropriately speced fittings and protection covering are key ingredients for heavy construction and mining machinery. Such hoses have endured extreme usage under adverse to poor operating cycles and environment.

Caterpillar, Trimble to expand mining tech collaboration

Caterpillar Inc and Trimble are extending their collaboration to bring mining customers improved operational decision-making capabilities. The collaboration will leverage Caterpillar Global Mining's industry expertise and combine its in-pit operational execution system, Cat MineStar, with Trimble?s portfolio of technology-enabled mining information solutions.

Caterpillar Chairman & CEO to retire in 2017

Doug Oberhelman has announced his retirement as Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar, after 41 years of service. Oberhelman led Caterpiller to its highest sales and revenue peak in 2012.

Gmmco is here to stay for the long haul through good and bad times

Gmmco, a C.K. Birla Group company, is celebrating 50 years of exemplary business this year. On this special occasion, H Jayaram, Managing Director & CEO, Gmmco Ltd, spoke exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA.

DSC Dredge delivers customised dredge to Santa Cruz Harbour

Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC, has announced the delivery of a new custom dredge to the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, California.

CAT to produce small excavators in-house

Starting from 2018, Caterpillar will design and produce its smallest hydraulic excavators in-house, ending an alliance with German manufacturer Wacker Neuson.

A trusted Technocrat

Vivekanand Vanmeeganathan is the Country Manager - India region and is also Managing Director of Caterpillar India Private Limited, Material Handling and Underground Division (MH&UD), Tiruvallur.

DSC Dredge delivers customised dredge to Santacruz Harbour

Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC, announced the delivery of a new custom dredge to the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, California. The Twin Lakes is a custom-built, 16? x 16? dredge with a hull-mounted pump. Winter shoaling has been an issue for the harbour since it was dedicated in 1964. The Twin Lakes will keep the harbour clear for harbour members and visitors.

Caterpillar to design and produce small excavators in-house

Starting from 2018, Caterpillar will design and produce its smallest hydraulic excavators in-house, ending an alliance with German manufacturer Wacker Neuson. Caterpillar will focus on growing its global mini excavator business as it leverages existing facilities and design teams to deliver cost-effective and efficient new machines weighing less than 3 tonne.

Rolling On Smoothly

Bearings are an integral part of equipment which increase efficiency by reducing friction, while maintaining the operational requirements. In this fast moving age of industrialisation, efficiency is the key to success. Construction equipment operates in very demanding environments

Making CE Amphibious

It is a never-ending quest in this era, where customer is always looking for an enhanced safety, efficiency, and a more comprehensive product all the time.

We believe in delivering projects before time

PNC Infratech Ltd is a leading infrastructure construction, development and management company in the country. Chakresh Jain, Managing Director elaborates on the company?s experience with various LiuGong construction equipment.

Lubricants: Smooth Sailing Ahead

With the government moving fast to meet the latest emission norms and OEMs making further improvement in design, the lubricants industry is set to witness a major revolution in product innovation.

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth - spread across over 608,503 sq m (1.5 lakh acres) exceeded expectations this year with a participation of 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries and the presence of about 580,000 visitors from 200 countries.

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.

Our experience with LiuGong has been quite good

Currently we have two active projects in Bhutan. Also, recently we have been awarded some road projects such as the Eastern Periphery Road and the Gorakhpur road project. We have bid for more projects, but they are yet to be awarded to us.

Post Budget Vibrations India: Sustained Growth

According to Macquarie, the growth momentum in the construction equipment (CE) segment has sustained in India, despite withdrawal of discounts and price increases. Also, purchases were being done primarily by first-time buyers.