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The Future of Construction

Some construction machines such as autonomous excavators or dozers are able to perform certain pre-programmed tasks autonomously.

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.

EXCON 2023 Day 2 Highlights

EXCON day 2 highlights, Bangalore

BKT to showcase state-of-the-art masterpieces at IME

Balkrishna Industries (BKT), the Indian multinational Group and a leading global player in the off-highway tyre market will participate in the 10th edition of the International Mining Exhibition (IME) in Kolkata, organised by the MGMI and TAFCON

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.

Connecting Machinery with Efficiency

Essential for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of construction machinery like excavators, loaders, bulldozers, cranes, etc., hydraulic hoses play a crucial role in various equipment.

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!

CE manufacturers call for single emission norms for all machines

The Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) has asked for a single set of laws to govern all construction equipment machinery

CE sales cross one lakh unit mark in FY2022-23

The Indian construction equipment industry recorded an excellent 26 per cent growth YoY with sales crossing the one lakh unit mark in FY2022-23.

Construction equipment sales grew 26% to cross 1 lakh mark in FY2022-23

YoY 28.5% growth in domestic sales, 3% growth in exports

CE manufacturers call for single emission norms for all machines

ICEMA has appealed to relevant government departments.

CASE demonstrates ‘Made in India’ products

A visit to the CASE Construction Equipment factory in Pithampur provided an opportunity to witness the company's manufacturing process and its impact on the local community. Karthik Muthuveeran reports…

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.

Liebherr: 2022 business year with new record turnover

Compared to the previous year, the company recorded a turnover growth of Euro 950 mn

An Upward Trend for CE Industry

Off-Highway Research forecasts the market to grow by 9 per cent to 89,350 units in 2023 but predicts it to fall 7 per cent to 83,350 units in 2024 (the general election is scheduled that year).

Coal continues to be the major demand driver in mining

Arvind K Garg, Senior Vice President and Head, L&T Construction and Mining Machinery, speaks on the construction and mining equipment market in India.

The demand for high-capacity equipment is increasing day by day

Amit Banerjee, Chairman and Managing Director, BEML, shares the outlook for the Indian mining industry, and the sectors that will drive the demand in the mining sector.

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.

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

Stalwarts of CE industry honoured at 10th Equipment India Awards

Sorab Agarwal is EI Person of the Year 2022

On track: double-digit growth

Distribution, digitisation and electrification are expected to be the key drivers of the earthmoving equipment industry in the coming years.

Liugong unveils powerful 3.5 t mini excavator

Liugong India has introduced a new mini-series excavator, in order to strengthen the country's development.

Shantui launches world’s first autonomous, unmanned bulldozer

The fully autonomous dozer from Shantui was created at HUST's National Digital Construction Technology Innovation Center

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.

Komatsu bags large mining equipment order in India

One of the leading construction and mining equipment players Komatsu India (KIPL) has secured orders for large-sized mining equipment from a major mining company in India along with its distribution partner Larsen & Toubro (L&T).

Tigercat enters dozer market

Tigercat Industries has introduced a new dozer purpose-built for forestry applications, the TCi 920.

Liebherr's Largest Dozer, the PR 776

Since its market launch in 2016 as the world’s largest dozer with hydrostatic drive, the Liebherr PR 776 has exceeded customer expectations in productivity, efficiency and safety, its manufacturer says. Whether it is heavy-duty ripping, grading or other duties, the PR 776 is designed to accomplish them all.

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.

Opportunities galore

The construction industry across the globe is anticipated to present significant opportunities for construction equipment.

Top popular construction equipment companies in India

The infrastructure sector has witnessed a rapid growth within the country. With many ongoing projects, nation is for sure going to taste its development soon, but along with it many industries associated with infrastructure has evolved. One such industry is the construction equipment industry.

Cat expands it remote-control command D5, D6, D7 dozers

Cat D5, D6 and D7 dozers have now joined wheel loaders and excavators as Cat Command machines. Command for Dozing removes operators from the cab and gives them the ability to operate the machine using either a line-of-sight, over-the-shoulder remote console or a non-line-of-sight station.

Case parent expected to move dozer production outside US

CNH Industrial is having an ongoing discussion with the local United Auto Workers union to move its Case M Series dozer production from Burlington, Iowa, to an undisclosed plant outside the U.S.

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.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

ACE wins big at EI Awards 2021

ACE bagged two awards – Innovation of the Year and Bestseller Mobile Cranes.

Propel bags ‘Emerging CE Company of the Year 2021’

Propel was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Schwing Stetter wins ‘Trainer of the Year 2021’ at EI Awards

Schwing Stetter was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Bonfiglioli wins ‘2nd Rank – Innovation of the Year’ at EI Awards

Bonfiglioli India was awarded for its innovative drive designed in India for girder transporter used in high-speed rail project.

Unlocking the mining potential

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

BKT solutions for the mining sector

The EARTHMAX tire range has been specifically designed to withstand the stress of the rough terrain typical of quarries and mines

CASE Construction Equipment bags MP’s Best Employer Brand 2021

The construction equipment manufacturer has garnered this recognition for the second consecutive year.

We expect the demand to grow for hydraulic excavators

Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head-Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro

CASE announces 60-day extension of warranty on all CE

CASE Construction Equipment announced a 60-day warranty extension on all construction equipment in light of the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic in the country. This extension is applicable on all such units whose warranty is expiring between May 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021.

Rural economy driving demand

Boosting economic growth is currently a major challenge for the government to achieve its dream of making India a $5-trillion economy by 2024, writes Samir Bansal of Off-Highway Research.

BEML BD50 Dozer in rescue & relief operations at Uttarakhand

The local authorities are extensively using BEML’s BD50 Dozers and proving its usefulness in search, rescue and relief operations at the site of the recent glacier burst at the Tapovan Hydel Project tunnel in Uttarakhand, Chamoli district.

BEML’s dozer deployed in rescue operations at Uttarakhand

BEML’s dozer deployed in rescue operations at Uttarakhand

New Avenues to Growth

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit market players adversely on the supply side, causing declining sales of undercarriage components.

Case launches cx220c crawler Excavator in india

ASE Construction Equipment has launched its CX220C crawler excavator in the Indian market. The excavator is made in India at CASE’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Pithampur (Madhya Pradesh).

Mining reforms have brought the confidence back

Souma Ray, Director, Haulotte India shares his thoughts on the AWP market outlook and the company’s activities.

Coal mining is expected to drive demand

PK Ganguly, Head – Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries, shares his thoughts on the market scenario and how the company is gearing up to meet the growing demands in the market.

CASE launches CX220C crawler excavator in India

The excavator is made in India at CASE’s manufacturing plant in Pithampur

Trending mining equipment and features

The upcoming mining reforms are expected to drive the demand for advanced mining equipment technologies and solutions.

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

L&T to supply 46 units of Komatsu mining equipment to Tata Steel

The scope includes supply of equipment and full maintenance contract for 60,000 hr of equipment operation

Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Cargotec Corporation and Konecranes Plc announced that their respective Boards of Directors have signed a combination agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies through a merger.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

BEML’s stride towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ wins Equipment India Awards

The awards were given in recognition to the best selling companies in various construction equipment categories.

Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Liebherr Mining provides five new trucks to MacKellar Mining.

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

Komatsu dumper completes 60,000 hours at Tata Steel mine, creates history

The Komatsu HD785 dumper supplied by L&T has crossed 60,000 hours at Tata Steel’s Noamundi Iron Ore Mines to create history.

Challenging Terrain

The hydraulic excavator market in India has been impacted by the slowdown after the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

Steering Growth

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

We are a strong player for wheel loaders and motor graders

Liugong is the first China-based construction equipment manufacturing company in India with more than a decade experience and more than 500 local people.

Our plan has always been to localise our manufacturing in India

CASE Construction Equipment is built on the principle that simple is better. Sharing more on the company's operations and recent launches is Neil Woodfin, Vice President, CE AMEA and CE Global Alliance, CASE International SA.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products

Eaton also announced the introduction of four new hydraulic products for the Indian market - X70 closed circuit piston and plug in motor, steering unit 5SQ, Eaton spiral hose EC640 and cast iron piston motor 743XX.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

Liebherr to showcase latest machines at Conexpo Con/Agg 2020

From March 10-14, 2020, Liebherr?s innovative products will be on display at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. Liebherr is showcasing an extensive selection of earthmoving and construction equipment at its outdoor booth #F5258 at the Festival Grounds.

CASE India launches new excavator

CASE Construction Equipment has unveiled the long-awaited crawler excavator CX220C to its product portfolio at the Excon 2019.

Liugong is committed to offer best-in-class service to its customers

Liugong is a leading construction equipment manufacturer offering a full line of extreme-duty intuitive machines for construction equipment owners constantly challenged to do more with less.

CASE will be showcasing its entire gamut of products

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial NV, is a leader in compactors and backhoe loaders and the first company to have sold over 13,000 units of vibratory tandem compactors.

FAST-TRACKING PERFORMANCE

The construction equipment market in India has become a front-runner in the global market space in the past few years.

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.

Undercarriage Parts

Undercarriages and parts in crawler- or track-mounted equipment play important role in the mobility of the whole equipment and its uptime. Undercarriage parts are small and simple, but when all put together, support the entire track system.

Banking on Coal Mining

While coal mining and quarrying will drive the growth of mining equipment, other mining segments will see a relatively lower growth demand for mining equipment. Pavethra Ponniah, elaborates more on the market trend.

Cautiously Optimistic

The government's various initiatives on revival of infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian construction equipment market in the past 2-3 years.

Magna MA07+ loader tyres at Indian granite quarry for severe application

Loaders operating in granite quarries have to be equipped with premium quality heavy duty tyres. A customer in India has chosen 35/65R33 Magna MA07+ 3* tyres to perform in its heavy duty operation.

Transforming Skill Landscape

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

CIL fast tracking equipment procurement plan

According to reports, Coal India (CIL) is fast tracking the process of procuring 360 high capacity mining equipment valued at over Rs 70 billion to bolster production.

We will introduce the right products for our customers

Caterpillar India showcased its two new excavators launched for the Indian market along with another range of mining and construction equipment this year.

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

"Motor grader market in India is growing at 40 per cent"

Roads sector remains the biggest growth driver of motor graders in India. VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, elaborates more on the market and technology trends in motor graders.

Indian CE Market Overview

The market for construction equipment will follow an upward trend in the next five years.,

We offer much more than just the live auctions

Ritchie Bros is one of the largest equipment platforms worldwide, transacting hundreds of thousands of items each year. Eduard Faig, Regional Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa and Asia Subcontinent, Ritchie Bros elaborates on the company's presence in the global market and its future plans for India.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

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

CASE Construction opens first company owned showroom in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, inaugurated its first showroom in Faridabad. Spanning across an area of more than 5,000 sq ft., the facility is the first company owned.