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Gmmco, Caterpillar new-gen motor Grader SEM 915

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers. SEM 915 and other SEM models were showcased along with their features.

Caterpillar celebrates 50 years of manufacturing in India

Caterpillar, the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, enters the 50th year of manufacturing in India. The company has a long history of equipping its machines with leading-edge technology to increase the safety, productivity and efficiency of its operational sectors.

Caterpillar celebrates 50 years of manufacturing in India

Globally, Caterpillar has more than 95 years of product support expertise, a large installed base (approximately two million assets), and a robust worldwide dealer network serving 193 countries with approximately 160,000 employees.

Gmmco and Caterpillar launch new-gen motor Grader SEM 915

Gmmco Ltd and Caterpillar Inc launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers.

Cat NextGen Excavators Day celebrated

Cat NextGen Excavators Cat 323D3, Cat 320D3 and Cat 320D3 GC were showcased along with their key benefits and features

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

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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.

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.

3rd Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO FORUM

The evening of March 16, 2016 was a matter of pride for EQUIPMENT INDIA as a large number of stakeholders from the construction equipment (CE) community gathered at the Commission Hall of FICCI Delhi to celebrate, in letter and spirit, the 3rd Annual Equipment India Awards.

Comprehensive Jobsite Technology and Solutions

Today, digital intelligence devices are used in many fields of our daily life. Caterpillar is taking the lead in the machine industry by moving with a firm step forward to the digital era. Cat? Connect enhances jobsite operating efficiency with its comprehensive jobsite technology and solutions.

Is the money flowing again?

Tricky times call for strong strategies but the long term prospects are bright for financiers with staying capacity, finds Charu Bahri. Demand for construction equipment finance has been down for the last few years.

Wheel loaders - Optimising Productivity

Cycle time is a critical success factor in all bulk handling applications. Ramifications of high cycle time even extend to bulk handlers securing business. Wheel loaders are extensively used bulk handling tools wherein high productivity is of essence.

Havas Media wins Digital Mandate of CAT

Havas Media Group India has started 2015 on a very positive note as it has won the Digital Media Mandate of Caterpillar India

Havas Media wins Digital Mandate of CAT

Havas Media Group India has started 2015 on a very positive note as it has won the Digital Media Mandate of Caterpillar India post a multi-agency pitch which included leading digital agencies.

Smart Hydraulics

Hydraulics industry in India is on a revival mode with new designs, materials, and manufacturing technologies are coming into the market. In the coming years, energy efficiency, fuel consumption, and the life-cycle of machines will become the major deciding factors for hydraulic systems.

Light at the End of the Tunnel

The slowdown in infrastructure development, a major driver for the construction equipment industry, had resulted in reduced demand in recent years. However, with a new stable government in place, infrastructure development is expected to be back on the fast track soon.

We have leading-edge solutions for machine control and tracking

Caterpillar India announced the launch of its new Cat? 424B backhoe loader in Chennai earlier this year. Our goal is the same everywhere in the world it does business, including India - to help our customers be more successful in their business by using Caterpillar products and services.

Cat launches backhoe loader

Caterpillar India has announced the launch of its new backhoe loader at a function held recently in Chennai. Over the past few years, the Cat-? 424B backhoe loader designed for the Indian market

Caterpillar and Tata Capital to join hands

Caterpillar?s Financial Products Division and Tata Capital Financial Services (TCFSL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Capital, have come together to offer customers finance options for purchasing Caterpillar equipment at all its dealership stores.

RSB bags performance award

The Construction Equipment, Mining & Infrastructure (CMI) vertical of RSB Transmissions at Dharwad has been conferred with outstanding performance award for 2013-14 from Caterpillar India.

Cat 424B Backhoe Loader

Caterpillar India has announced the launch of its new backhoe loader. Over the past few years, the Cat-? 424B backhoe loader designed for the Indian market

Caterpillar and Tata Capital to combine forces

Caterpillar?s Financial Products Division and Tata Capital Financial Services (TCFSL) have come together to offer customers finance options for purchasing Cat equipment at all its dealership stores. Through this model, Caterpillar customers will be offered beneficial quotes and credit approval turnaround.

Caterpillar launches new backhoe

Caterpillar India today launched its new backhoe loader at the Chennai Trade Centre. Over the past few years, the Cat? 424B Backhoe Loader designed for the India market and customer requirements has been recognized as best in class performance, productivity and durability.

Grading Up

Time-bound projects need reliable machines, and all equipment manufacturers are trying to innovate and adapt to the latest trends and are in the continuous process of improving productivity of the machine. Agith G Antony finds out product and technology trends in the motor grader segment.

Caterpillar offers a complete range of motor graders.

The Cat motor grader is designed keeping in mind lower maintenance and ownership costs to assist owners to benefit from higher productivity and profit potential, says Ajay Shankar, Country Manager, Caterpillar India. Excerpts of the interview.

Excavators Ready to Ride the Slump

Within the Indian construction equipment industry, the crawler excavator segment is the largest by value and the second largest, after backhoe loaders, in terms of number of units sold. Now, the shrinking market and intense competition have forced OEMs to focus more on value additions. Concepts like low lifecycle cost, faster ROIs, lowest cost per tonne all have made it imperative for OEMs to innovate, both on the product design and service fronts. Agith G Antony takes a peek at the prevailing t

We provide tailor-made offerings to suit different customer requirements

Caterpillar?s vision is to be recognised as the leader everywhere we do business. Our strategy in India is to win by delivering quality products, services and solutions to our customers, says Ajay Shankar, Country Manager, Caterpillar India. Excerpts of the interview.

Gmmco opens second CCU yard

Gmmco inaugurated its second dedicated Cat-? Certified Used (CCU) yard at Hyderabad. Located in the heart of a mining and quarrying belt as well as in the midst of a plethora of construction and road-laying projects in the area, the CCU yard serves to take Gmmco?s CCU offerings closer to the customers of the region.

1st Annual Equipment India Awards 2013

Poised to become the third largest market for construction equipment, India is now a major hub for manufacturers globally. The Indian industry, to its credit, has also remained ahead of the demand curve and has brought in the latest technologies and a variety of equipment to fit all sorts of applications. A report on the first-ever Equipment India Awards held in New Delhi on 14 November 2013...

Caterpillar and its dealer TIPL expand Rajasthan footprint

With the economy showing signs of improvement and demand for equipment in the infrastructure sector, Caterpillar and its Indian dealer network is aggressively expanding its footprint in Rajasthan in a bid to further bolster its sales and service network through TIPL,

A peoples person

Popularly known as Raghs, Raghavan Ramaswamy, President, Sandvik Construction, India, hails from the culturally rich Indian city of Chennai. After completing his BE in Mechanical Engineering from Barathiar University Coimbatore.

Poised for Growth

The current market size for motor graders is around 600 units and is expected to reach 1000 units, provided the renewed focus on the road sector gets executed.

Cat motor graders provide the highest production, with maximum fuel efficiency.

We offer different machine control and guidance systems to our customers ranging from cross slope/laser all the way to total stations. Using these systems, our customers can achieve twice the productivity at half the cost.

Cat dozers are designed for ease of serviceability

Cat dozers are known for their operator comfort features, excellent visibility and low-effort controls that help improve operator efficiency, Vedhakumar talks about the dozer market and the product and service back-up offered by the company.

Future Promising

The end result of all product / technology trends for dozers should result in enhancing the grading accuracy, increasing operator comfort and offering the most efficient cost structure to customers.

Cat motor graders are well known for their productivity and profitability

Caterpillar offers a wide range of motor graders that cater for multiple customer segment requirements, right from heavy con?struction to haul road maintenance and mining applications.

On the Verge of a Boom

A significant trend is the shift from post breakdown maintenance of machines to a preventive diagnostic to monitor the health of the machine. This is apparent in the replacement of mechanical displays by all electronic

Solid Performance

The new Cat 770G and Cat 772G off-highway trucks deliver solid performance and superior reliability and durability. The new Cat? 770G off-highway truck is a 40-tonne class model designed and built for demanding construction, quarry and mining applications.