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Liebherr USA, Co formally moved in to a newly expanded campus

Stepping up Skill Development

The Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council is partnering with the key stakeholders in the construction equipment industry and state governments to strengthen the skill development initiatives in the construction equipment sector.

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.

We are future emission ready with our products and equipped our network

Ashok Leyland is the market leader in agricultural harvester combine segment and has significant presence in industrial equipment market across applications.

Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

OTR Tyre Market Insights

The OTR tyre industry in India is anticipated to exhibit significant growth by 2025, if the government targets to complete all the planned projects within the desired time frame, writes Karan Chechi.

An Uphill Task

Lack of availability of certified skilled equipment operators is a major issue faced by construction contractor in India.

The focus on skill development is on the rise

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery Business has trained and certified over 10,000 operators and mechanics in the last two years under the RPL4.

Hydraulic Motors

The long term market outlook of hydraulic motors remains positive with forward looking measures from the government on infrastructure creation offering new opportunities for equipment players.

Enhancing Efficiency

Hydraulic motor is a major component that brings in the desired productivity in a heavy construction equipment.

Infrastructure takes pole position

The Central Government's latest announcement on investment in infrastructure has revalidated the mood that was set by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at EXCON this December.

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.

On revival Path

In spite of the current slowdown, tyre market for off-highway applications is going to revive in the coming years due to an anticipated pick up in infrastructure developments in future.

Increased footfall of customers boosts the confidence of the OEMs

A JV between Tata Motors (40 per cent) and Hitachi Construction Machinery Company (60 per cent), Tata Hitachi provides world-class construction equipment to address India's infrastructure and mining needs.

We will showcase some of our latest products at Excon 2019

This year, Bonfiglioli Transmissions celebrates two decades of its presence in India. Over the years, the company has developed a broad range of drives catering to a vast array of applications in the construction, mining and other industries.

Zoomlion to showcase intelligent construction equipment at BICES

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co (Zoomlion) will be exhibiting at the 15th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition

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.

We Will Continue to Expand Our Capacities in the Next 3-5 Years

By delivering high-precision bearing solutions and systems for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is shaping "Mobility for tomorrow" to a significant degree.

Compact and powerful

With the growth drivers of urban and rural infrastructure markets opening up, mini construction equipment segment is looking for a renewed growth in the coming years.

Bigger Digger

Optimum utilisation of excavators is of utmost importance for the economic operation of the machine. All hydraulic excavator OEMs have introduced matching technologies for the optimum performance of their machines.

Recharge to Rebuild!

The manifesto of the NDA points towards building 12,000 km of roads per annum! In 2018-19, even though contracts awarded were to the tune of 15,000 km (against 17,055 km in 2017-18), the figure for roads constructed up to November 2018 has been 5,759 km (against 9,829 km in 2017-18).

On Sustainable Growth

Devendra Kumar Vyas, Managing Director, Srei Equipment Finance, elaborates on the key factors that drive the growth and the emerging market trends in equipment finance.

SKF India launches its new and indigenous grease

SKF launched its high-load extreme-pressure bearing grease, LNEP 2IN. This grease is specially formulated to increase the service life of bearings operating in demanding environments and will carry forward the SKF commitment for global quality and reliability across all geographies.

We aim to double our top-line growth in four years

Premium Transmission provides high quality, precision-engineered power transmission products and solutions to the global engineering industry, catering to the needs of customers across the globe.

SKF launches bearing grease

SKF India announced the launch of its new and indigenous grease LNEP2IN. This is specially formulated to increase the service life of bearings operating in demanding environments.

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.

Customer-centric solution is our major focus

Bucher Hydraulics offers hydraulic valves and solutions to asphalt pavers, compactors, mobile cranes, concrete pumps, earthmoving equipment etc.

Hallelujah! It's raining orders

The larger picture of various market researches shows growth for the construction equipment (CE) industry.

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.

Rolling ahead

The Indian off-the-road (OTR) tyre market is becoming more competitive in the global space with the presence of a mix of national and international players.

CE finance outlook

Financing accounts for approximately 80-85 per cent of the total equipment purchased. In the case of overseas purchases, it accounts for approximately 90 per cent.

Equipment Pulse

With the construction equipment market is on a growth path, Equipment India explores the market scenario of construction equipment and allied products and services.

Pioneering Growth

Traditionally known for aerospace, engineering and IT, Bengaluru is fast emerging as a construction equipment (CE) hub in India with major players expanding their base in the city.

Global equipment sales see 12 per cent growth in 2018

Worldwide construction equipment sales are expected to increase 12 per cent this year, according to Off-Highway Research. This will take total sales to almost one million units in 2018. The total retail value of sales is expected to approach $99 billion

Empowering customers with better visibility & maximised uptime

One of India's leading IIoT companies, Kloudq is a software organisation that offers a wide array of innovative Industrial IoT solutions with the potential to empower and transform your business.

SANY India rolls out 6,000th machine from its Chakan plant

SANY India achieved another milestone of rolling out 6,000 plus machines from its Chakan plant this month. This comes on the backdrop of a strong demand for its offerings across the product lines.

Equipment finance sector to grow at 19 per cent CAGR

We are the leading financiers in the construction, mining, and allied equipment (CME) sector in India for fiscal 2017 (Source: Feedback Analysis). This sector primarily consists of equipment used for earthmoving and mining, concreting, road building, material handling, material processing and allied activities.

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.

UK construction equipment sales up in 2017

Sales of construction equipment in the UK grew by about 8 per cent in 2017, the latest figures show. In the fourth quarter of 2017, retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 7.4 per cent compared with the same period in 2016. This took total growth for the year to 7.6 per cent, compared with 2016, reaching approximately 30,000 units for the year, according to industry reports.

Every third piece of equipment is financed by us

Overall, we see growth coming from earthmoving, road, and material handling equipment categories. More than 60 per cent of the equipment comprises earthmoving equipment (backhoe loaders, hydraulic excavators, wheel loader, etc).

Moving Ahead

OTR tyre market is divided majorly into three segments: mining, construction and industrial equipment, agriculture vehicles and others. Mining, construction and industrial equipment such as loaders, bulldozers, tractors, forklifts, backhoe loaders, cranes, excavators, wheeled loaders, industrial trucks, skid steer loaders, etc

New year, New opportunities

The CE market is on a role with a lot of actions in the infrastructure development underway while many are in the pipeline. The new year is definitely a year of opportunity for CE industry in India considering the new life the infrastructure has gained after the corrective actions of the government on the bottlenecks in various projects.

The big movers

Being the major equipment class in the infrastructure development activities, Earthmoving equipment sees further demand growth in future owing to an anticipated growth in construction activities.

Escorts unveils new pick-n-carry crane at Excon 2017

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE) launched India?s safest pick-n-carry crane (as the company claims), CT Smart 15, at the Excon 2017 in Bengaluru, along with best-in-class (performance, productivity and reliability) soil compactor 3212 in 12-tonne class and upgraded Hydra series pick and carry crane.

A great forum to showcase technology advancements

Growing public and private infrastructure, FDI reforms for construction sector, highway projects and growing economy has led to the overall surge of construction equipment market in India

We will organise a live demonstration area at our booth

Investment in infrastructure is nowadays the key for India's economic growth sustainability and a guideline behind many policy initiatives by the Government of India.

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.

Saving cost of transportation

Crushing on site provides lower cost and greater efficiency. In fact, crusher and screening buckets attached to excavators and other earthmoving equipment allow materials to be processed for reuse, right where they are being extracted.

Warehousing Equipment Aiming New Heights

Driven by the growth of various industry segments such as FMCG, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages and e-tailing, logistics distribution hubs and clusters are mushrooming in all major parts of the country.

Equipment Finance Sets to Outperform

Construction equipment market in India has evolved and become a major one in the global market place. With the evolution of the market, awareness about the various equipment class and their use, and above all, the construction and infrastructure development activities picking up momentum, the equipment finance market has opened up to all equipment categories.

MAN Trucks opens new dealership in Chennai

MAN Trucks India inaugurated its 64th dealership at Chennai. Set up by its new partner Vijai Earthmoving Equipment Pvt Ltd, this is the fourth dealership inaugurated since January 2017, besides Solapur, Pune and Vijayawada.

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.

Technology can grow in leaps and bounds

In the earthmoving equipment segment, we have a range of equipment - from wheel loaders to excavators, tunnelling excavators, bulldozers, and material handlers. Our wheel loaders are offered from 5 tonne payload and above capacity.

Driving Technology

Customers in India have always been divided between the ones who chose traditional, proven, 'will work for sure' products and the ones who want products that are forward-looking, path-breaking, or simply ahead of its time.

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.

Loader Tyres for OTR Applications

BKT has shaped an entire product range for OTR loaders. A tyre lineup conceived to face the challenges on the most differing terrains ? from snowy and icy surfaces to muddy and rocky ones at quarries and mines. A comprehensive range of products featuring extraordinary traction performance, strength, resistance and safety to safeguard operators at work and to significantly enhance driving comfort.

We emphasise on continuous product development

CASE India has maintained a leadership position in the Indian subcontinent riding on extraordinary customer connect and support. With the existing products like skid steer loaders, motor grader, compactor, loader backhoes etc, CASE India develops products to suit the evolving requirements of the Indian customers.

ON THE CLOCK!

Material and earth movements are the major work content of all infrastructure developments and mining activities. Front-end loaders, backhoe loaders, dozers and application-centric equipment as options for the users to choose from to suit individual requirements.

Our tower cranes are 100 per cent locally sourced and manufactured

We mainly focus on brand building. This is an opportunity for our customers to come and meet us and see the products on display. This year, we launched a crane at the event in two variations: 6 tonne and 9 tonne. It is completely localised, positioning us well in the market.

CE market in GCC region to grow at 1.6percent CAGR

According to 6Wresearch, GCC construction equipment (CE) market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 1.6 per cent during 2016-22. The GCC construction equipment market is highly consolidated, wherein few international players have acquired majority of the market share.

CE market in GCC region to grow at 1.6percent CAGR

According to 6Wresearch, GCC construction equipment (CE) market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 1.6 per cent during 2016-22.

CE market to record sales of 1,31,000 units by 2022

According to 6Wresearch, Indian construction equipment (CE) market volume sales to record 1,31,000 units by 2022.

Versatility Brings in Productivity

A multi-utility equipment helps in achieving maximum result with minimum investment.Use of such equipment is gaining traction among the users. For decades, a backhoe loader was considered as the most versatile utility equipment by Indian customers.

Indian CE market to record sales of 1,31,000 units by 2022

According to 6Wresearch, Indian construction equipment (CE) market volume sales to record 1,31,000 units by 2022. In India?s CE market, international players have collaborated with several Indian companies to offer their products in the Indian market.

Compact Double-acting Piston Seal

A new ?best-in-class? seal for hydraulic cylinders with the ability to ?thrive in unforgiving conditions? has been launched by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. The Zurcon? Glyd Ring? D comes with a combination of performance and service

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

Back on Track!

The Indian mining and material processing industry, along with other bulk material handling operations like coal loading or bulk handling at ports, and aggregate processing in roads, is already on a fast track growth trajectory in India, thereby driving the demand.

Hard taskmaster

Neeraj Bhatia, Strategic Business Unit Head at Eimco Elecon (I) Ltd, is an alumnus of Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, with a Post Graduation Degree in Management from Punjabi University, Patiala.

The Earth Movers and Shakers

As a consequence of the excavation activity gaining momentum, earthmovers like front-end loaders, crawler dozers, traxcavators and other earthmoving equipment are registering a CAGR of 15-18 per cent. Since the Indian economy is reviving, these equipment are also finding emerging markets in other sectors as well.

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

Used excavator market has a huge potential worldwide

Based on revenues, earth moving holds the largest share in the construction equipment industry (62.1 per cent). Major market Players in excavator market are CAT, L&T Komatsu and Tata Hitachi.

Innovations by L&T

Since its entry into the construction and mining equipment industry in India, Larsen & Toubro has made rapid strides to become one of the leading companies in the industry with its products and innovations. Arvind Garg elaborates.

Regulatory for CE, mining and earthmoving equipment

The Government of India may soon come out with a separate, transparent regulatory framework for the construction, mining and earthmoving equipment. This was announced and discussed in the DHI-FICCI Session on Construction Equipment & Technology as part of the ?Make in India Week?.

Rgulatory For CE, mining and earthmoving equipment

The Government of India may soon come out with a separate, transparent regulatory framework for the construction, mining and earthmoving equipment. This was announced and discussed in the DHI-FICCI Session on Construction Equipment & Technology as part of the ?Make in India Week?.

Make In India Week

Over 8,000 Indian industry leaders and 13 Union Ministers attended the event. Seventeen state exhibitions and several country pavilions have been built at the centre. The country pavilions include exhibitions from Sweden, Germany and South Korea.

Waking up to New Demand

The demand for crawler dozers is expected to be driven by the various government-sponsored infrastructure projects coming up in the country, and the new momentum in the mining industry.

Track & Chains

Botco Parts offers track and chains. Chains (lubricated and dry type) are sourced from manufactures who are the OEM suppliers viz, ITR Italy, Kanoa Korea, Kant China Y brand Korea to suit different working conditions.

Ashok Leyland writes off Rs 157 cr in John Deere JV

According to reports, Ashok Leyland has decided to write-off Rs 157 crore

CE Hydraulic Cylinders - Bright Future Ahead

On ground demand of construction equipment (CE) spurs the requirement of hydraulic cylinders for various essential applications by the OEMs. EQUIPMENT INDIA zeroes in on this segment to develop granular market insights.

We procure new and used equipment depends on the scope of utilisation

Simplex Infrastructures is one of the largest infrastructure solutions providers in India and the Middle East having presence in across eight first growing industry verticals.Samar Ghoshdastidar, Technical Director, Simplex Infrastructures, provides an in-depth overview on the company?s equipment procurement procedures.

We are independently participating in Excon for the first time

Hydraulics Works of L&T Construction Equipment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro was established in 1982. We are in a position to deliver hydraulic solutions to meet the needs of construction and earthmoving equipment, mining machinery, industrial, energy sectors as well as bulk material handling segments.

Helekar?s Defensive Driving Advisors

Equipment driving skill development is an ongoing activity at construction sites and transport hubs. Helekar?s Defensive Driving Advisors specialises in providing onsite training to operators, drivers, technicians and conducting train

backhoe loaders:flat Growth

Backhoe loaders are passing through a challenging time for the past few years. Market is registering a flat growth with some indications that it is shrinking.However, now there is optimism among the leading players in the backhoe industry

Progress Through Performance

The recently held ICEMA conference on highway equipment discusses the need for efficient technologies, quality and skill upgradation in roads and highways construction.

Graded Up

If tightened completion time is demanded as in the case of Delhi peripheral ring road by Supreme Court, it will sure to up the demand for advanced, high capacity motor graders.

Saudi Arabia contributing rental market in GCC region

Growth in construction activities has emerged as the major driver for the demand for construction equipment in the GCC region.

Saudi earthmoving market sees solid growth

The ongoing construction boom in Saudi Arabia is set to boost the demand for earthmoving equipment over the next six years which is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.3 per cent, according to a report.

Used excavator market has a huge potential worldwide

Based on revenues, earth moving holds the largest share in the construction equipment industry (62.1 per cent). Major market Players in excavator market are CAT, L&T Komatsu and Tata Hitachi.

Rental segment will drive the demand for backhoe loaders

We are the authorised dealers for Terex Equipment in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra. Terex in India operates in four different verticals: cranes, mining equipment (crushers and screens), earthmoving equipment, and aerial work platforms.

We expect EPC model dominating at least in the short term

The numbers published by ICEMA clearly shows that there is a slight uptake on the larger equipment like excavators and wheel loaders. The smaller equipment like mini excavators, backhoe loaders etc have still to pick up the trend.

LiuGong is planning to set up its financing arm and the process is on

The growth potential largely depends on the opportunities coming up in the market and is driven by the announcement of different projects by the government.

We need a mechanism to streamline on ground execution of projects

Owing to the recent focused and bold reforms by the Government, Indian infrastructure industry is gaining momentum and as a result, we are witnessing a slight upsurge in the demand of construction equipment.

Hiring sector to regain top position in rental equipment purchase

Many infrastructure projects were announced in 2013 and 2014 which got awarded to several Infra companies and contractors after competitive bidding. Quite a few of these however got stalled due to land acquisition issues, environmental clearances and ability to arrange funds.

Excavators to Dominate

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.

BHL Market to Grow

It?s a fact that the backhoe market has been reduced to one-third of the actual market size, and currently, supply is more compared to demand, and the industry is not very hopeful for a turnaround, especially in this financial year.

Diggers to get busier

The numbers published by ICEMA clearly shows that there is a slight uptake on the larger equipment like excavators and wheel loaders. In the smaller equipment like mini excavators, backhoe loaders etc have still to pick up the trend. Elaborating the prevailing scenario and the growth drivers.

Rising Expectations

Hose is an important part of a hydraulic system. Hydraulic hose provides a basic means for transporting fluid from one component to another. The flexibility of hose enables components to be positioned in the most efficient or convenient places, because the hose has the ability to bend around corners, through tight spaces, or across long distances.

CE market to grow at 6% CAGR during 2012-17

According to a new Transparency Market Research report, the global construction equipment market is expected to reach $192.3 billion by 2017 from $143.6 billion in 2012, growing at a CAGR of 6 per cent from 2012 to 2017.

Government should encourage young and small entrepreneurs

We are a service-oriented company with sales, services and overhauling of various engines, transmissions, cranes and other heavy equipment. We are pioneers in sourcing hard-to-get parts and provide solutions to various issues pertaining to their machines.