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CNH Industrial certified as Great Place to Work for 2nd consecutive year

Great Place to Work®, the global authority in workplace culture assessment and recognition, has re-certified CNH Industrial (India) Pvt. Ltd. in its 2021 company ranking in India. This is the second consecutive year of certification for the Company.

Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

The leading SLCM manufacturer says it is investing Rs 140 crore to help in its plan to diversify its construction to roads, railways, energy, and irrigation.

Potain cranes drive efficiency for Pinetop custom homes

Potain self-erecting tower cranes are a mainstay of the global construction industry and are steadily strengthening their growing reputation in the residential homebuilding market throughout North America.

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).

Bauma China Boosts Industry Confidence

The bauma CHINA 2020 held in the midst of Covid-19 crisis attracted 2,867 exhibitors and around 80,000 trade visitors.

SDLG Indonesia launches new motor grader cab

SDLG Indonesia is launching a newly designed cab for the G9138 motor grader, to elevate operator comfort.

Cat nextGen excavators Day celebrated

Gmmco and Caterpillar Inc, along with their customers, celebrated the Cat NextGen Excavators Day.

ICRA forecasts moderate CE volume growth

The domestic construction equipment (CE) industry may see moderate volume growth this fiscal as dealers have reported a rebound in demand in the second quarter, according to an ICRA report.

L&T wins multiple orders for construction and mining equipment business

The Construction and Mining Equipment business of Larsen & Toubro has secured multiple orders for supply of 90 units of Komatsu mining equipment from Coal India subsidiaries, leading infrastructure companies engaged with the coal sector and customers from the cement and iron ore sectors.

Sany India celebrates 15,000 machines milestone in India

Sany India has rolled out its 15,000th machine from the company’s India facility in November.

APL Apollo unveils low diameter high thickness steel tubes

Apollo Mechanical tubes are used in cultivator, rotavator, harvester, tower crane mast section, mobile gantry cranespreader beam, monorail crane, hydraulic cylinder, axle, trailer hitch, trailer frame, heavy duty chain conveyor, and various such mechanical applications.

JCB India’s largest parts centre inaugurated in HaryanaJCB India inaugurated its largest

JCB India inaugurated its largest parts centre at Bhaproda, Haryana. The facility spread over 150,000 sq ft will provide parts support to the northern Indian region. It will cater to 15 dealer locations and contribute almost 40 per cent to JCB’s parts business in India.

Indian CE market to regain growth

Samir Bansal of Off-Highway Research writes on the market and sales scenario of Indian construction equipment market.

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.

2021 will be a year of challenges and consolidations

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

The multitasking concrete machine

Mobility and multitasking advantage are driving the demand of self-loading concrete mixers in rural construction projects

AWPs for safe and reliable operations

The post-pandemic conditions demand for safer and secure means of operations where AWPs will play a major role and will gain prominence in future.

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.

CE industry: On the road to recovery

The rural economy has also been driving sales of construction equipment. A good monsoon, record agricultural production and huge procurement by the government agencies along with a focus on rural infrastructure are all attributable to increasing rural prosperity.

Liebherr unveils three new machines in one new design

All the three new machine models gleam in a new design.

GHH releases new data analytics software

GHH inSiTE manages mining and tunnelling projects and large construction sites

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

JCB India’s largest Parts Centre inaugurated in Haryana

The over 150,000-sq ft facility will provide parts support to the northern Indian region.

Volvo CE debuts mid-size electric excavator concept

Designed with safety and sustainability in mind, the concept EX03 electric wheeled excavator concept Designed with safety and sustainability in mind, the concept EX03 electric wheeled excavator with innovative rear screen safety feature made its debut at CIIE 2020

ELGi North America opens new headquarters

Elgi Equipments announced the opening of its new, expanded North American headquarters, located in Charlotte, NC.

Granlund Tools relies on ELGi compressor

Elgi Equipments announced that Granlund Tools AB relies on an ELGi EG37 Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) screw air compressor to meet their critical, 24/7 compressed air needs at their production plants.

Genie launches E-Drive across GS scissor lifts range

Genie® announced the new E-Drive system, an optimised AC electric drive system, available across its entire line of GS™ slab scissor li s.

MAJOR appoints new dealers

MAJOR announced the appointment of Premier Equipment, a leading supplier of material processing systems, as its new aggregate and mining screen media authorised dealer.

L&T bags biggest mining equipment order from Tata Steel

Th e Construction and Mining Equipment Business of Larsen & Toubro has secured one of its biggest orders ever, from Tata Steel, to supply 46 units of Komatsu mining equipment.

CASE launches CX220C crawler excavator in India

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

ELGi posts sales growth in Q2

Elgi Equipments announced the results for the quarter and half year ended 30 September 2020. PAT for the quarter was Rs 332 million compared to Rs 117 million in the same period in 2019-2020 on a consolidated basis.

Trending mining equipment and features

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

Self-reliance in mining equipment

With demand for mining machinery on the rise, it would be ideal for us to have Made-in-India mining machines.

Mining market scenario

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

Reforms will boost recovery

Reports show an impressive recovery for the Indian economy in the July-September quarter (Q2) from the record decline of the first quarter, indicating that the economic activity has been gathering pace. The economy in Q2 however continues to be contracted.

We are planning to introduce digital dashboards

Indranil Roy, Director - Mining, thyssenkrupp Industries India, shares some facts on the company’s presence in bulk material handling space and the market trend.

L&T wins multiple orders for construction and mining equipment business

L&T to supply 90 units of Komatsu mining equipment to companies in coal, cement, and iron ore sectors

Adaptability and agility are our core strengths

Gagandeep Singh Gandhok, Senior Vice President – HD Truck Business, VECV, shares his views on the market scenario and the company’s plans.

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.

Contractors are increasingly using machine control technologies

Samip Desai, Director, Moba Mobile Automation (India), talks on the growing importance of control technologies and solutions offered by the company.

“We are expanding our product portfolio”

Ifm is expanding its product portfolio of control solutions with new solutions. Amit Hatgine, Manager-System Business, ifm Electronic India, shares more on the products and solutions from the company for construction equipment industry.

MCE market to witness volume growth in CY2021

Roads and highway projects and rural development to drive growth.

Sany India celebrates 15,000 machines milestone in India

Sany rolled out its 15,000th machine from its India facility

AS900tele for optimised jobsite logistics

Functioning as a loader, telehandler or landscaping tool, the AS900tele reduces the need for additional equipment and optimises jobsite logistics.

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.

Making mission possible

Five exceptional contractors show how extreme a job site can be, without using stuntman of special effects.

ICRA predicts construction equipment volume growth in CY2021

Central Government projects in roads and rural development will drive demand

JCB India launches industry’s first dual-fuel CNG backhoe loader

The dual-fuel CNG backhoe loader can operate on CNG and diesel simultaneously

Volvo Group to launch SDLG excavators in India

The first SDLG excavator model to be launched in India is the 13 t E6135Fi

ELGi North America opens new headquarters

The new expanded headquarters is located in Charlotte, NC

Mechanised scavenging to be made mandatory

Government will amend the Manual Scavenging Act to make mechanised cleaning mandatory.

Brokk names North American Sales and Marketing Manager

Keeling is responsible for growing the Brokk brand in key segments across the US and Canada, including demolition, processing and mining

Mahindra’s Zaheerabad plant to be hub for new K2 tractor series

The K2 series aims to create a light-weight tractor program for both domestic and international markets

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

JLG announces sales changes in EMEAIR

Van Winckel to retire in May, Bourcier returns to JLG

MAJOR appoints new dealer

The company will serve customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Elgi equipments posts sales growth in Q2

Consolidated sales for the quarter was Rs 4.80 billion as against Rs 4.45 billion in the corresponding quarter in 2019-2020.

MAJOR, Haver & Boecker Niagara collaborate

MAJOR partners with Haver & Boecker Niagara to give operations the tools to maximise production, improve performance and increase revenue. Th e two processing equipment companies recently presented customers a one-of-a-kind informational webinar as part of the collaboration.

Brokk 200 increases safety for mining operations

Brokk offers the Brokk 200 for ultra-deep mining applications. With SmartConceptTM - the company’s signature system for improved performance and uptime - the machine provides industry-leading power and productivity with zero emissions, making it ideal for the deepest, most challenging applications, according to the company. Compactness, combined with the power of a machine three times its size, revolutionises efficiency and safety by reducing the need for large crews with handheld equipment.

Hy-Brid Lifts meets updated safety standards

Hy-Brid Lifts meets and exceeds US and Canadian standards to provide the highest level of safety and comfort for customers. Both standards – ANSI A92.20 and CSA B354.6 – are the baseline from which Hy-Brid Lifts engineers each lift model.

New emission norms for CEVs from April 2021

The stage is now set for the implementation of the new emission norms in the construction equipment vehicles (CEVs) and tractor segments.

Godrej to expand SKUtro range

Godrej Material Handling is preparing for a range expansions for its unique intra-logistic, mobility-cumtransport solution, Godrej SKUtro.

Hy-Brid Lifts adds new dealer to mid-Atlantic network

Hy-Brid Lifts welcomes aerial specialist Skyreach Equipment to their mid-Atlantic network

Will Growth Sustain?

This September showed a sequential positive trend in the economy. Analysts say the 8 core sectors improved. Now to sustain that growth.

Industrial Cranes: Looking for a Turnaround

Industrial crane market is back to pre-pandemic levels thanks to pent-up demand. An analysis of where the opportunities lie.

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Tunnels seem to be coming up in metropolitan and remote areas alike, so TBMs and other equipment should be in demand. How is the industry gearing up?

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.

Sany India supporting partners in difficult times

The company helped all its 35 dealers steer through the challenging phase by implementing multiple initiatives to sustain and improve the cash flow for the dealer partners.

Granlund Tools relies on ELGi for compressed air needs

Granlund Tools ABrelies on an ELGi EG37 Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) screw air compressor to meet their critical, 24/7 compressed air needs at their production plants.

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.

MoRTH notifies new safety norms for construction equipments vehicles

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification GSR 673 (E) dated 27 October 2020 in respect of Construction Equipments Vehicles (CEVs) to holistically address the issue of safety requirements.

Tunnelling equipment demand has started picking up

Epiroc Mining offers a wide range of tunnelling equipment for underground mining and underground civil work applications. Anirban Sen, Underground Business Manager Asia Pacific & India, Epiroc Mining, shares more on the demand trends and market outlook for tunnelling equipment.

We anticipate a quick recovery from the bottom

In a projects ElectroMech has a stated strategy of Cranes & Beyond. Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), elaborates more on the company’s activities and the market trends in post-pandemic scenario., the ongoing projects simply cannot be stopped and these need to be completed and taken to their logical conclusion. Hence, when it comes to crane orders for big projects under execution, the orders are still being finalised in the industry. The pandemic had put a pause on the entire activity in the market for a few months. However, the market has almost got back to the pre-pandemic days and business seems to be back to normal.

Next year will be the best for construction industry

Speaking exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA after winning the coveted Equipment India Person of the Year 2020 award, VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, shares his thoughts on the company’s success, future plans and the market outlook.

More than 2,800 exhibitors to participate in bauma CHINA

Despite the challenges due to Covid-19, the show will fill all 17 halls and the outdoor area at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

Hareket handles heaviest load in company’s history

The two vessels, Havila Capella and Havila Castor, have been ordered for the Norwegian Havila Kystruten fleet and will go into service on the coastal route between Bergen and Kirkenes.

KAUP introduces its first-ever Smart Load Control system

The aim of the Smart Load Control is to ensure that the correct clamping force is applied on the load, removing all pressure selection from the forklift truck driver.

AMRL SEZ set to turn Make in India dream into reality

The SEZ is ready to house a diverse set of industries – electronics, medical equipment, general engineering, auto ancillaries and components, solar and many more.

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.

MAJOR, Haver & Boecker Niagara collaborate

MAJOR, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance wire screening media, partners with Haver & Boecker Niagara to give operations the tools to maximise production, improve performance and increase revenue.

Schaeffler India launches ‘OPTIME’

It is an efficient and easy-to-use low-cost solution designed specifically for comprehensive condition monitoring of all process-critical assets across entire machine and equipment.

Volvo CE launches new compact excavator in Indonesia

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced the launch of the Tier 3 EC55D compact excavator in Indonesia with offset boom, which is ideal for general construction.

Rolls-Royce expands MTU power generation footprint in Mankato

Rolls-Royce has announced a $13.9m investment in its Power Systems business unit for the addition of a new research and development building and multi-phase expansion of its MTU power generation manufacturing facility in Mankato, Minnesota, USA.

Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Liebherr Mining provides five new trucks to MacKellar Mining.

Brokk 200 increases safety for mining operations

With SmartConceptTM, the machine provides industry-leading power and productivity with zero emissions, making it ideal for the deepest, most challenging applications, according to the company.

New emission norms for CEVs deferred to April 2021

The stage is now set for the implementation of the new emission norms in the construction equipment vehicles (CEVs) and tractor segments with the notification of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in this regard.

BorgWarner Completes Acquisition of Delphi Technologies

The combination of BorgWarner and Delphi Technologies is expected to strengthen BorgWarner’s electronics and power electronics products, capabilities and scale.

Hy-Brid Lifts meets updated safety standards in US and Canada

Hy-Brid Lifts meets and exceeds US and Canadian standards to provide the highest level of safety and comfort for customers.

Extensions for any application

Telescopic slides from Elesa+Ganter offer smooth running, wear-free and quiet linear motion. They are used in a very wide range of applications. The spectrum ranges from the most simple extensions and drawers to high-quality variants that are used in the industrial environment on machines, production systems, and equipment.

New Liebherr R 940 Demolition excavator

With the R 940 Demolition, Liebherr complements its existing range of demolition excavators R 950 and R 960.

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.

Seeking Light at, the End of the Tunnel!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate the world’s longest railway tunnel above 10,000 feet height on October 3. The Atal Tunnel is being completed at the most difficult time of coronavirus pandemic.

Godrej Material Handling to expand SKUtro range

Launched last year, SKUtro is a manual rider equipment used for transporting loads from one point to another within a shopfloor.

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

The growth of mini excavators will be much faster

Tata Hitachi pioneered the mini excavator market by introducing the first indigenously developed 2T TMX20, way back in the 1990s. Rahul Shorey, Head Sales – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Co, shares more on the market trends.

Allcargo augments growth in Africa

Allcargo Logistics has taken giant strides to accelerate growth across Africa’s vast logistics ecosystem.