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The demand for excavators & backhoe loaders will rise

Nischal Mehrotra, VP - Sales & marketing, Liugong India, speaks on the market in India for their products.

Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in India.

Our products have a very promising market in India

Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher India, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

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.

Schwing Stetter India will be launching 14 new products

VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, speaks on the market for their products in 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.

MB Crusher to showcase crusher buckets at Bauma Conexpo India

MB Crusher’s machines are compatible with all brands and models in the excavator 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.

Improving efficiency

Hydraulic motors are among the most commonly used motors across a wide range of industries.

Sany Bharat signs MOU with Union Bank of India

The network of Union Bank will extend equipment finance to customers of Sany Bharat across the country

Mining opportunities!

Government’s thrust on coal mining is expected to significantly impact demand for mining equipment.

What’s driving the demand?

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

The importance of construction automation has grown rapidly

Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation, speaks on the emerging technology trends in earthmoving equipment.

JCB India launches three new excavators

These machines will be built at JCB India’s state-of-the-art factory in Pune

Rent or lease – what’s the best option

Satin Sachdeva provides an ideal model – OEMs should sell equipment to equipment rental companies with the support of financers.

“We will be launching 63-inch tyres for the Indian market.”

Tractors and earthmoving equipment are the major demand drivers of OTR tyres,” says Prasanta Ganguly, Head – OTR Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries (BKT).

Wirtgen’s 90 exhibits and 33 world premieres

In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation.

Rent or lease – what’s the best option

Satin Sachdeva provides an ideal model – OEMs should sell equipment to equipment rental companies with the support of financers.

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.

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Sany Bharat fortifies presence at Intermat

showcased mini, small and medium excavators to an eclectic crowd

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

Enhancing efficiency

India’s construction equipment market is growing quickly, and this is stimulating demand for bearings. The bearing industry is expected to grow at a rate of 9 to 10 per cent in the years ahead.

JCB India, Karnataka Bank tie-up for equipment financing business

The tie up arrangement with JCB India Ltd is expected to boost the lending avenues under the Bank’s MSME portfolio.

Deere board elects new President of construction and CFO

Deere recently announced a few changes to its senior leadership team. Ryan Campbell has been named president of worldwide construction and forestry and power systems.

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators conquer Corsica

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators are successfully penetrating the French market. Corsica in particular, with its thriving market for crawler excavators and all other construction machinery, represents an important sales area.

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators conquer Corsica

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators are successfully penetrating the French market. Corsica in particular, with its thriving market for crawler excavators and all other construction machinery, represents an important sales area.

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators conquer Corsica

Generation 8 crawler excavators are increasingly establishing themselves on the Corsican market

Automation is the top priority in all our plants

India has done a marvelous job in road building and irrigation, opening new doors for infra equipment. Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager, OE Sales, Balkrishna Industries, shares how these initiatives have boosted sales.

We have launched 14 new products

Being a pioneer in the construction equipment manufacturing industry, Schwing Stetter India has been growing exponentially during the pandemic.

L&T, Komatsu & Scania showcase Biofuel compatible equipment

Larsen & Toubro, Komatsu India and Scania India have put together an impressive display at Excon 2021 to showcase their technological strengths and service capabilities and reaffirm their strong commitment to sustainability.

BKT’s cutting-edge masterpieces for mining

BKT showcased its finest tyres for construction and earthmoving equipment namely the E4 EARTHMAX SR468 TL and L5 EARTHMAX SR53 TL. Along with the newly introduced rubber tracks for the compact track loaders.

Significant boost in turnover of Liebherr in 2021

In 2021, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of Euro 11,639 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted an overall increase of Euro 1,298 million or 12.6 per cent.

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

We will be having six new launches during Excon

VG Sakthikumar Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

NIP can make CE tick

As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.

Electrification will play an important role in defining the drive trains of the future.”

Customer remains at the centre of defining all our activities and it starts with understanding customer’s application and designing customised solutions, that consider the optimal performance requirements and deliver them in the most effective way.

ACE has always believed in innovation to achieve excellence

ACE (Action Construction Equipment) is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in the mobile cranes and tower cranes segment

Italian CE market grows in 2021

In the twelve months of 2021, 22,000 construction machines have been placed on the Italian market, up 30 per cent if compared to 2020. Data were presented by Unacea in a digital press conference held last 1st February.

infra demand boosts rental market

Rental is the future. Infrastructure stimulus measures and pent-up demand in the Indian market suggest growth ahead for equipment rental firms.

Increasing Productivity

The global hydraulic motors market is expected to witness a CAGR of over 4.5 per cent, during the forecast period, 2020-2025.

Construction, industrial equipment makers to shift to electric

The construction and industrial equipment industry plans to shift to electric. Top businesses like JCB, Volvo CE and Schwing Stetter are either working on electric versions or conducting feasibility studies for launching e-appliances in India.

German construction equipment industry continues to grow

The order intake in the construction equipment (CE) industry allows manufacturers with production sites in Germany to look forward to 2022 with peace of mind. When companies will be able to achieve turnover, on the other hand, is an open question, as materials continue to be in short supply and supply chain problems are delaying the production of CE

Why CE industry needs automation

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades, and now they appear in most industries. Construction could be the next industry.

German construction equipment industry continues to grow

In 2021, the CE sector achieved a 22-percentage increase in turnover compared to the same period of previous year.

Dilip Buildcon bags Rs.2,683.02 cr order from SECL

Road construction company Dilip Buildcon (DBL) has received a letter of award for an order of Rs.2,683 crore from South Eastern Coalfield (SECL). DBL has obtained an LoA for over burden (OB) removal contract mining work for Jamuna Kotma Area, Amadand OCP, Tehsil-Kotma-Annupur in Madhya Pradesh worth Rs 2,683 crore.

Opportunities galore

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

Construction, industrial equipment makers to shift to electric

The construction and industrial equipment industry plans to shift to electric. Top businesses like JCB, Volvo CE and Schwing Stetter are either working on electric versions or conducting feasibility studies for launching e-appliances in India.

Indian construction equipment industry growth slumps in Q3FY22

On the back of slowdown in the construction activity, the Indian CE industry experienced 23% drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21, as per the ICEMA report.

Sachdeva of CERA: Earthmoving equipment is staple of construction industry

Satin Sachdeva, Secretary General, Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) and member of Global Rental Alliance (GRA), speaks on rental market scenario in earthmoving equipment industry.

Counting on diggers

Increasing demand for construction and infrastructure activities is anticipated to augment earthmoving equipment market growth in India over the next few years.

Earthmoving equipment is a staple of the construction industry

Satin Sachdeva, Secretary General, Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) and member Global Rental Alliance (GRA)

OTR tyre market has bright prospect

India OTR tyre market stood at 11.2 million units in 2021 and forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023. The market is likely to grow at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery’s 75 years marked by stamp release

The corporate stamp was unveiled by Sharada Sampath, Chief-Postmaster-General, Karnataka Circle in the presence of SN Subrahmanyan, CEO & MD, Larsen & Toubro, Arvind K. Garg, Executive Vice-President, Construction & Mining Machinery Business, L&T and LK Dash, Postmaster-General, Bangalore HQ.

Gearing up for future

The pandemic year has turned out to be a top gear one for the construction equipment segment, which is riding on the government infra spend to see a more than 15 per cent year-on-year rise in domestic sales volumes in FY21 and a doubling of sales in Q1FY22 compared to last year.

BKT inaugurates its new production plant in Waluj

Trial production has started at BKT's new state-of the-art site in Waluj, Maharashtra. Result of a $ 56 million investment, its annual production capacity is around 30,000 MT of Off-Highway tyres.

JCB India launches its access range of machines

India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction Equipment, JCB India Ltd launched its access range of equipment. This new range consists of four electric scissor models S1930E, S2632E, S3246E and S4046E and come with working heights of 7.71m, 9.92m, 11.7m and 13.9m.

Volvo CE introduces 3 new construction BEVs

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

JCB India launches its access range of machines

This new range consists of four Electric Scissor models S1930E, S2632E, S3246E and S4046E and come with working heights of 7.71m, 9.92m, 11.7m and 13.9m.

BKT inaugurates its new production plant in Waluj

The pandemic has not stopped the new BKT project, which was realized in complete safety with a total investment of $ 56 million.

Tech Drives Backhoes

Backhoe loader manufacturers are leveraging digital technology by integrating Big Data and the Internet of Things in their models.

Trimble helps remove 7 MMT of greenhouse gas emissions annually

Global construction technology leader Trimble released its 2020 Sustainability Report recently.

Rajiv Poddar of BKT Tires: Demand for off highway tyres is at an all time high

Rajiv Poddar, Jt. MD, BKT Tires, speaks on the current market size of OTR and industrial tyres, and segments that are driving the demand for these products.

Deepak Shetty of JCB: We have pioneered integration of digital tech in our machines

In an exclusive interaction with Equipment India, Deepak Shetty, CEO and MD, JCB India, speaks on the current market for telehandlers, and major changes taking place in terms of technology.

Trimble helps remove 7 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually

According to the report’s findings, Trimble’s solutions contribute to fuel savings around the world that are equivalent to an estimated reduction of 7 million metric tons in greenhouse gas emissions.

JCB announces Covid relief package for employees

The company also aims to vaccinate all its employees over the next few weeks.

We are well placed to take advantage of opportunities that India offers

Bonfiglioli India’s solutions are based on a wide range of products, including gearmotors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes and inverters. The company’s Country Manager, Kennady V Kaippally, speaks on the present size of transmission systems in India, and the segments that are driving the demand for these products.

L&T completes 75 years of CMB biz

Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational engaged in EPC projects, hi-tech manufacturing and services, has completed platinum jubilee of one of its oldest businesses, construction and mining machinery business (CMB).

JCB’s range of CEV stage IV backhoe loaders

India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, JCB India flagged off its new range of CEV Stage IV backhoe loaders at its Headquarters at Ballabgarh (Delhi-NCR). The range includes the new 3DX Plus, the 3DX Xtra, the 3DX Super and the 4DX to meet a wide range of applications for customers.

Liebherr achieves over Euro 10 bn in annual turnover

Despite the modest slowdown of the global economy, Liebherr registered a strong volume of orders in the first quarter of 2020. Starting at the end of the first quarter, the coronavirus pandemic began to affect business activities in many markets.

JCB stops operations at all Indian plants for 10 days

JCB India announced a 10-day temporary suspension across all its manufacturing facilities in the country, citing the rising number of Covid cases.

L&T’s construction and mining machinery business turns 75

The company is has achieved a lot over the years and is now one of the market leaders in the segment

Liebherr achieves over Euro 10 bn in annual turnover

In 2020, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of Euro 10,341 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted a decline of Euro 1,409 million, or 12%.

L&T completes 75 years of Construction & Mining Machinery business

Pioneered industry by focusing on innovation, best-in-class service; marks supply of 60,000 cutting-edge machines in India.

Leading mining companies are now taking steps towards digitalisation

Alok Kumar Verma, Director – Mining Business (India Region), Hexagon Mining, elaborates on the mining scenario in India and how digital solutions can transform the industry.

We see healthy growth for CE industry in coming years

ACE is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in mobile cranes and tower cranes segment. In addition to mobile cranes, ACE also offers mobile/fixed tower cranes, crawler cranes, truck mounted cranes, lorry loaders, backhoe loaders, vibratory rollers, piling rigs, forklifts, warehousing equipment, tractors, harvesters and other agri machinery.

JCB strengthens presence in Andhra Pradesh

India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, JCB India further strengthened its presence in Andhra Pradesh. Its dealer, Varun Motors, inaugurated its new facility for sales, service and spares in Rajahmundry, the cultural capital of the State.

Govt’s infra focus will boost demand for CE”

Established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for manufacturing rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment, BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers) has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 per cent of total equity and rest 46 per cent is held by public, financial institutions, foreign institutional investors, banks and employees.

JCB launches its range of CEV stage IV backhoe loaders

The range includes the new 3DX Plus, the 3DX Xtra, the 3DX Super & the 4DX to meet a wide range of applications for customers.

Manitou consolidates parts brand for equipment

Manitou consolidates parts brand for equipment

JCB strengthens presence in Andhra Pradesh

The company's dealer, Varun Motors, inaugurated its new facility for sales, service and spares in Rajahmundry, the cultural capital of the State.

Innovation has been cornerstone of JCB’s operations

In our exclusive, Deepak Shetty, Deputy CEO & Managing Director, JCB India Limited, tells us how the construction equipment industry in general and JCB in particular have been emerging through the year of the pandemic.

New Avenues to Growth

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

First gen 8 R 926 excavator in Belgium

The Timo-Tuin company has purchased a latest-generation Liebherr machine to carry out various earthmoving operations. In doing so, the company has opted for the performance, low fuel consumption and comfort of the Liebherr R 926 G8 crawler excavator.

Cat’s New 657 scraper means more visibility & comfort

The Cat 657 scraper offers a 7 per cent increase in fuel efficiency and a 21 per cent increase in the cab interior over its predecessor 657G, according to Cat.

Testing & Interesting Times

After the most unusual year that we experienced in our lifetime, the calendar year unfolding is expected to be challenging but promising for the Indian construction equipment industry.

OTR tyres on the move

With construction activities picking up and mining activities on a revival mode, the OTR tyre demand in the country is expected to grow in the coming years.

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.

The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

Trending mining equipment and features

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

We see huge potential for digital technologies in mining

Alok Kumar Verma, Director - Mining Business (India Region), Hexagon Mining, elaborates on the mining scenario in India and how digital solutions can transform the industry.

Boosting productivity at Australian earthmoving business

Two ECR305C crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) are helping a family business in Sydney improve productivity on earthmoving projects.

Mahansaria Tyres starts commercial production at Panoli facility

Mahansaria Tyres (MTP) announced the commencement of commercial production at its state-ofthe- art greenfield off-highway tyre manufacturing facility in Panoli, at the Bharuch district of Gujarat.

Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Liebherr Mining provides five new trucks to MacKellar Mining.

Mahansaria Tyres starts commercial production at Panoli facility

Mahansaria Tyres (MTP) announced the commencement of commercial production at its state-of-the-art greenfield off-highway tyre manufacturing facility in Panoli.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.