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Powering Progress

The article explores the reasons behind the increasing usage of diesel engines in construction equipment, their impact on performance and efficiency, and the technological advancements shaping the future of construction machinery.

Grading the Future

As the demand for advanced road networks and improved connectivity continues to surge, the clamor for motor graders in the construction industry is reaching unprecedented heights.

Breaking New Ground

Excon showcased the latest in construction technology, reflecting India’s commitment to revolutionising the industry and establishing itself as a global leader in machinery innovation.

Our products are future ready

Amit Bansal, Director Sales & Marketing-BCP Division, Caterpillar India

EXCON 2023 Day 2 Highlights

EXCON day 2 highlights, Bangalore

Caterpillar Unveils High-Performance C13D Engine in India

Caterpillar introduces C13D engine at Excon 2023

CAT to develop hydrogen-hybrid solution for off-highway vehicles

Caterpillar announced the launch of a three-year programme to demonstrate an advanced hydrogen-hybrid power solution built on its new Cat® C13D engine platform.

Driving Technological Revolution

With more than 1,200 exhibitors from India and abroad, Excon will highlight leading construction equipment manufacturers as they showcase the adaptability of their machinery and the advancement of construction technologies.

CAT to develop hydrogen-hybrid solution for off-highway vehicles

The project will leverage the versatile new Cat® C13D engine platform.

CII targets over 15% YoY growth in next 5 years

The event witnessed the participation of leading names from the industry, government, and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sector.

We focus on embedding sustainability into design and manufacturing

Mukul Dixit, Director – Sales & Marketing, Global Construction Industries (GCI), Caterpillar India, speaks on various models of new-age excavators launched by the company, and how are these excavators equipped to deal with intricate projects.

BICES 2023 returns with great success

Total 1,320 exhibitors from over 30 countries and regions exhibited at this BICES 2023

New energy equipment at BICES 2023

BICES has clearly become a significant platform and support for the construction machinery industry.

Schwing Stetter, Caterpillar, Tata Hitachi, ACE & SANY bag multiple awards at 11th Equipment India Awards

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 celebrated and rewarded excellence in eleven Bestseller product categories.

Terex Powerscreen Pulse wins Innovation of the Year award

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Schwing Stetter India wins big at Equipment India Awards 2023

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Sany bags three awards in emerging bestseller category

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Case Construction bags CSR Company of the Year award

Case Construction bags CSR Company of the Year award

AJAX Engineering bags Green Factory of the Year award

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Pushing new boundaries

As the market for excavators experiences increased demand, OEMs are innovating by introducing new features aimed at enhancing both the efficiency and productivity of these machines.

Enhancing Machine Performance & Customer Satisfaction

Caterpillar’s Customer Value Agreements (CVAs) provide hassle-free service to customers at any point in the machine lifecycle.

Building the Future

The market for wheel loaders is seeing fresh traction due to the buoyancy in road construction activities. Fresh off take of coal due to a surge in thermal power production is adding to the demand.

Caterpillar: In step with India’s progress since 1930

Caterpillar has actively participated in diverse infrastructure and construction projects in India, bolstering the country’s development in infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors.

BICES 2023: Full steam ahead for preparations

BICES will be held on September 20-23, 2023 in China.

Unleashing the hidden potential

The undercarriage parts market in India is expected to continue growing due to ongoing infrastructure projects, and the demand for reliable heavy machinery.

The Mining Boom

India's increasing coal projects drive a surge in mining equipment demand!

Caterpillar Unveils New MH3050 Material Handler Caterpillar has unveiled its new MH3050 material handler

Caterpillar has unveiled its new MH3050 material handler, the company's largest material handler to date.

Fuelling the future

Backhoe loader manufacturers are developing hybrid or fully electric backhoe loaders, which significantly reduce or eliminate fuel consumption and emissions.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Customers look to Gmmco to offer complete solutions be it new equipment, used equipment, rental, buyback, tailor-made product support solutions, etc.

Caterpillar showcases new excavators at customer event

The recently launched Cat 350 excavator along with the 374 and 395 excavators were displayed at the event.

Revolutionising construction

Automation in construction equipment has the potential to improve productivity, safety, and efficiency, leading to significant advancements in construction practices.

Caterpillar Unveils Precision Rotary Cutters for 20-50 Ton Excavators

Controlled breaking and high precision, well-suited for urban areas

Caterpillar displays latest range of hydraulic excavators at its customer meeting

Cat® dealer, Gmmco, organised a one-day customer meeting at GMR Arena in Hyderabad, on 8 May 2023, to showcase the latest range of next-gen cat large hydraulic excavators.

BICES 2023 conference held during CONEXPO

On March 15, the press conference of the 16th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Materials Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2023) was held at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas

New mining machinery are driving demand for all-steel radial tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the factors that are driving the Indian OTR tyre market, and the recent innovations in tyre design and making in construction vehicles.

We are one of the front runners in embracing cutting-edge tech

Mukul Dixit, Director – Sales & Marketing, speaks on the role of technology in the motor grader industry, and how is Caterpillar leveraging this technology to benefit its customers.

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

New C13D Engine from Caterpillar for Off-Highway Equipment

Caterpillar unveiled a new diesel engine platform, designed to achieve increased power density, torque, and fuel efficiency for a wide range of off-highway equipment.

Caterpillar unveils Cat Compact ESS mobile energy storage system

Caterpillar Inc. announced the introduction of Cat® Compact ESS, a new mobile battery energy storage system that supplements traditional mobile power solutions to reduce noise and enable the deployment of renewable energy sources

ConExpo huge success with over 139,000 attendees

ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2023 drew to a close on 18 March 2023, after five packed days in Las Vegas, with the final number of registered attendees clocking in at over 1,39,000.

Cat upgrades older skid steer and CTL models with smart blade options

Previous models can operate the GB120 and GB124 smart grader blades

Cat introduces user-friendly 926, 930, and 938 small wheel loaders

For forestry, agriculture, waste management, aggregate, snow removal

The Future of Construction on Display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE 2023

Taking the industry to the next level, breaking show records.

ConExpo: Taking CE industry to the next level

The event outperformed expectations in terms of attendance, bringing over 1,39,000 professionals from the construction and fluid power industries. With more than 2,400 exhibitors from 36 countries and 3 million square feet of exhibit space, it became the largest trade show in North America.

ConExpo huge success with over 139,000 attendees

ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2023 drew to a close on 18 March 2023, after five packed days in Las Vegas, with the final number of registered attendees clocking in at over 1,39,000.

Bringing the CE fraternity together

Organised by Aries Events, Earthcon Expo was held from March 11 to 13 at Ahmedabad.

BICES 2023 conference held during CONEXPO

BICES is an industrial exhibition in China with the longest history and high-quality performance.

Caterpillar unveils Cat Compact ESS mobile energy storage at CONEXPO

The system supplements traditional mobile power solutions to reduce noise and enable the deployment of renewable energy sources.

Caterpillar unveils 13-litre engine platform for heavy duty off-highway applications

The Cat C13D engine platform has been engineered to deliver the performance, durability, packaging, and ease of maintenance demanded by both manufacturers and buyers of off-highway equipment.

New C13D Engine for Off-Highway Equipment unveiled by Caterpillar

Designed for best-in-class power density, torque, and fuel efficiency

Caterpillar’s digital-enabled solutions

Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, showcased its world-class products equipped with advanced technology and digital-enabled service solutions at bauma CONEXPO INDIA.

Caterpillar unveils its largest ConExpo booth ever

More than 30 latest model and prototype machines will be on display.

Caterpillar’s digital-enabled solutions at bauma

Caterpillar exhibit featured a technology ecosystem to help customers get the most from their machines.

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

Efficiency Drives Transmission Developments

The transmission system plays a vital role in equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of the equipment.

BKT to launch two new ‘Made for India’ EARTHMAX tyres

Balkrishna Industries (BKT) the Indian multinational company and global player in the off-highway tyre market will be participating in the bauma CONEXPO India 2023. Armed with a strong R&D, BKT will be launching two tyres under the sub-brand EARTHMAX at the bauma CONEXPO INDIA.

Caterpillar launches more powerful excavator

Equipped with a more powerful engine, wider track and 7.5-tonne counterweight, Caterpillar says its new 340 hydraulic excavator delivers more power, stability and productivity for earthmoving operations.

Mining the Future

With prospects in both surface mining and underground mining, the Indian market for mining equipment appears to have a bright future.

Infra Push Drives Demand

The rise in infrastructure projects will only see an increase in demand for attachments for construction equipment.

Caterpillar’s First Battery-Powered Mining Truck

Caterpillar demonstrated its first battery-powered mining truck recently at its proving ground in Arizona.

The next 10 years will be an important period for mining in India

Karthik Bala, Mining Regional Manager, Resource Industries Sales, Services and Technology, Caterpillar India, speaks on the company’s technological offerings for the mining segment.

Caterpillar launches more powerful excavator

The new 340 hydraulic excavator delivers more power, stability and productivity

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Innovations in Mining!

Organised by CII, the 16th edition of the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) - India's only focused fair for the mining industry was held between 16 to 19 November 2022 at Rajarhat, Kolkata.

Europe-India Day Symposium at Bauma Forum

During Bauma 2022, “Europe- India Day” was organised by the CECE, ICEMA and VDMA India on October 26, 2022.

INTERMAT’s first edition in India concludes successfully

The three-day event witnessed a wide range of construction materials on display, an insightful finance conference and launch of new equipment machineries.

What’s driving the demand?

Increasing demand for novel construction equipment is expected to drive the global undercarriage components market in the upcoming years.

ACE’s Sorab Agarwal is Equipment India Person of the Year 2022 at 8th India Construction Festival

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

CE industry stalwarts honoured at Equipment India Awards 2022

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

Komatsu wins Innovation of the Year award for KOMTRAX

Komatsu India won the Innovation of the Year – Components & Accessories award for their product – KOMTRAX – during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

LiuGong India wins Equipment India award for wheeled loaders

LiuGong India won an award in the Bestseller in Wheeled Loaders category during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Schwing Stetter bags Green Factory of the Year award

Schwing Stetter India won the Green Factory of the Year award during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB wins big at Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB India bagged three awards during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

INTERMAT’s first edition in India concludes successfully

The three-day event witnessed a wide range of construction materials on display, an insightful finance conference and launch of new equipment machineries.

Equipment manufacturers lead IoT mining revolution

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that can seamlessly connect vehicles, machinery and personnel in even the world’s deepest mines promise a new era of safety, productivity and profitability for underground mining.

Loaded with opportunities

The wheel loader market is estimated to be valued at over $23.74 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to reach a CAGR of over 8.9 per cent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

Cat’s Lower-Cost, Fuel-Saving 966 GC Wheel Loader

A versatile machine for rental, municipal and general contractor markets, the new Cat 966 GC wheel loader is designed to reduce fuel consumption and keep operating costs down.

$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.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

CII Excon 2021 to aid India to become second largest CE market by 2030

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has announced the 11th edition of Excon, South Asia’s largest construction equipment, and construction technology trade fair, which will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru from May 17-21, 2022.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

Upgrading Technology

Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.

Gmmco, Caterpillar launch Workshop-on-Wheels to serve remote locations

The vehicle has been designed keeping in mind safety and utility for ensuring optimum service capability.

Bio Diesel Summit

Hosted by ICEMA, the Bio Diesel Summit, which was held virtually on January 24-25, 2022, stressed on substituting diesel with alternative fuels.

Cat intros 8-foot pavers for smaller jobs

To the contractors asking for a compact paver from Caterpillar: your wish has been granted.

Cat Command expands to 374, 395 excavators

Operators can now dig, lift and track large excavators from a safe distance at hazardous jobsites or remote locations. Cat Command for Excavating is now available for the 374 and 395 models.

Sany becomes world’s largest excavator seller in 2020

Indian construction equipment and heavy machinery manufacturing firm Sany has gone past major brands like JCB and Caterpillar to become the biggest excavator seller worldwide in 2020.

CAT’s new 794 AC truck

At MINExpo this year, Caterpillar debuted its 794 AC electric-drive mining truck with a new feature — autonomy.

Sany becomes world’s largest excavator seller in 2020

Indian construction equipment and heavy machinery manufacturing firm Sany has gone past major brands like JCB and Caterpillar to become the biggest excavator seller worldwide in 2020.

Unlocking the mining potential

The future of the Indian mining equipment market looks good with opportunities in underground mining and surface mining.

Sany becomes world’s largest excavator seller in 2020

Indian construction equipment and heavy machinery manufacturing firm Sany has gone past major brands like JCB and Caterpillar to become the biggest excavator seller worldwide in 2020.

Putting a value on training

IISD has termed the operator as HERO “heavy equipment resourceful operator” to create the value of operator.

Launch of new Cat® 424 backhoe loader

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the all-new Cat®424 on July 23, 2021, in a grand online event. The event saw enthusiastic participation from numerous customers and industry insiders.

Fully loaded with opportunities

For a construction site to function without a loader may be impossible. Add to this the fact that the awareness to use the right tool for the right job is growing. The future of loaders looks bright despite the recent slowdown. The influx of new technology is ensuring that they are ever versatile and profitable to operate.

Launch of new Cat® 424 backhoe loader

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the all-new Cat®424 on July 23, 2021, in a grand online event. The event saw enthusiastic participation from numerous customers and industry insiders.

Putting a value on training

Indian Institute of Skill Development (IISD) is one of the best companies, providing training to heavy equipment and machinery operators.

Cat 424 backhoe loader gets complete design transformation

The new Cat 424 backhoe loader retains the rugged reliability of the Cat 424B2

Underground mining readies for IIoT revolution

With new innovative technology, companies are taking take digitalisation of mining operations to the next level.

Rio Tinto to launch world’s first autonomous water trucks at Gudai-Darri

Three water trucks, developed through a successful collaboration with the leading equipment manufacturer, Caterpillar, will join Gudai-Darri's fleet of Caterpillar heavy mobile equipment, including autonomous haul trucks and production drills.

Rio Tinto to launch world’s first autonomous water trucks at Gudai-Darri

Three water trucks, developed through a successful collaboration with the leading equipment manufacturer, Caterpillar, will join Gudai-Darri's fleet of Caterpillar heavy mobile equipment, including autonomous haul trucks and production drills.