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Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

Komatsu India committed to a future of sustainable growth

Komatsu is targeting to be carbon-neutral by 2050

The demand for excavators & backhoe loaders will rise

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

Efficiency Drives Transmission Developments

The transmission system plays a vital role in equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of the equipment.

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.

Our focus is on sustainability

Dr Arabinda Bandyopadhyay, Chief Technologist, CDE Asia, speaks on IoT and digital technologies that are evolving in processing.

BKR Prasad: We expect the industry to post double-digit growth

BKR Prasad of Tata Hitachi speaks on the key products on display during bauma.

We are keen to showcase our readiness in building the India of tomorrow

BKR Prasad, Head – Marketing & Product Development, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

We will focus on CE for road and retail segments

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director at Volvo CE India, speaks on their past experience at 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.

Tata Hitachi launches NX30, the next-gen mini excavator

Tata Hitachi launched the all-new 3-tonne mini excavator, NX30.

Montabert to intro new breakers, demolition tools at ConExpo

Montabert’s new SD series of compact hydraulic breakers and Silent Demolition Tools will be unveiled at Conexpo-Con/Agg, held March 14 -18 in Las Vegas.

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.

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.

Mining the Future

With prospects in both surface mining and underground mining, the Indian market for mining equipment appears to have a bright future.

Infra Push Drives Demand

The rise in infrastructure projects will only see an increase in demand for attachments for construction equipment.

The outlook for the mining industry is positive for the next two years

Dheeraj Panda, COO – Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Sany Heavy Duty India, speaks on the outlook for the mining sector in India, and the company’s major products in mining

John Deere Adds 6 Excavators to Mid-Size P-Tier Lineup

John Deere has completed its Performance Tiering, or P-Tier, lineup of mid-size excavators with the addition of the new 135, 210, 245, 250, 300 and 345 models.

Doosan Launches Next-Generation Wheel Excavator Lineup

Doosan Infracore North America is rolling out its next-generation -7 series wheel excavators as it continues to refresh its -5 series models.

We want to be India’s biggest marketplace for machinery and cars

Sameer Malhotra, CEO, and Sanjay Khanna, Business Head, Shriram Automall, speak on the market for construction equipment 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.

Tata Hitachi launches NX30, the next-gen mini excavator

The all-new Tata Hitachi NX30 is the first of the new NX series of hydraulic excavators

Caterpillar launches more powerful excavator

The new 340 hydraulic excavator delivers more power, stability and productivity

Improving efficiency

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

Wacker Neuson’s launches compact excavator

The flagship model of Wacker Neuson’s latest compact excavator models was on display at Equip Expo 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Cat unveils ‘entry level’ assist system for mini excavators

Caterpillar has unveiled an affordable grade assist system for its 6- to 10-tonne mini excavators at Equip Expo 2022.

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.

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

JCB India launches three new excavators

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

“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.

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.

Country Roads Take Me Home

The slowdown in the road construction activity has been a drag for the construction equipment sector.

The simulation factory answers heavy equipment variability

As heavy equipment engineers face countless obstacles due to the many different machine usages and configurations, Simcenter System Analyst software allows manufacturers to leverage the value of existing models by providing an easy-to-use, deskilled simulation platform for performing trade-off and optimisation studies.

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

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.

Bobcat to showcase electric, digital concepts at Bauma

Bobcat has unveiled two electric compact excavators the E32 and the E10e

Schwing Stetter launches XCMG hydraulic excavator and wheel loader range

Aims to reach the biggest market for quarry machines in Tamil Nadu

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has crossed the production milestone of 50,000th Loader Backhoe, from its state-of-the-art facility in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh.

L&T ships special construction equipment to BRO for strategic needs

L&T Construction Equipment (LTCEL) has dispatched the first batch of 25 special variant wheel loaders that are suitable for operation in harsh terrains – high altitudes and extreme weather conditions to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), an organisation engaged in serving strategic requirements of the nation.

Doosan’s first “smart excavator” – DX225LC-7X

Doosan Infracore North America has added an electronically-controlled excavator model with machine-assisted technologies to its next generation of crawler excavators in the United States.

Diamond Mowers’ new mulcher for mid-sized excavators

Two new mulching heads designed for mid-sized excavators and tractors were recently rolled out by Diamond Mowers.

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.

Heading towards a new high!

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

Miglani of ExxonMobil: Lubrication innovation can drive energy-efficient operations

Deepak Miglani of ExxonMobil on various innovations happening in lubricants sector for off-highway applications.

Safe inclination measurement even under difficult conditions

The inclination of a mobile machine can be decisive in many applications. Tipping over must be avoided in any case. The new inclination sensors of the JD series from ifm electronic can help here – even under difficult conditions.

L&T ships special construction equipment to BRO for strategic needs

The special wheel loaders operate in temperatures between minus 20 degrees and 50 degrees.

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Loader Backhoes are known for their versatility, reliability, productivity, flexibility, safety, and operator comfort.

Volvo testing first large electric excavator

Taking the next step to battery power for its machine line-up, Volvo Construction Equipment has electrified its first large crawler excavator as a customer pilot.

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.

Kim of Doosan Bobcat: The market for skid steer loader is slowly progressing

Hyunsoo Kim, MD and CEO of Doosan Bobcat India, speaks on the current market for mini equipment in India.

Deere, Wacker Neuson Ink Deal for Compact Excavators in North America

John Deere has announced a collaborative supply agreement with Wacker Neuson to produce and distribute compact excavators for the North American market.

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.

Infra push for mini equipment

According to Arizton’s latest research report, India’s construction equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 8.9 per cent during 2022-2028. Mini excavators hold a decent share in the overall construction equipment industry.

$5.13 Bn Opportunity!

Growing at a CAGR of 9.4 per cent, the Indian backhoe loader market is likely to touch $5.13 billion from $1.77 billion in 2021.

Schwing Stetter unveils premium mini excavators in Kerala

All the models are embedded with the latest technology. Some of the other amenities that the machines have are boom deflection, Zero tail, modern canopy and AC cabin, for fatigue free operation of the operator, as well as built in Self Diagnostic modules for easy service and maintenance.

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators conquer Corsica

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

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).

CNH Construction division posts best first quarter in a decade

CNH Industrial’s construction equipment division reported its most profitable first quarter in over a decade

The demand for crushed and screened aggregates will continue to grow

MB Crusher offers the largest line of patented crusher buckets all over the world. With extensive innovation and development, the company now offers crusher buckets for excavators, skid loaders, and backhoes of all sizes. Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher, discusses the growth plan of the company in India.

JCB machines are getting smarter

Innovation and Sustainability have always remained critical to our operations, and we continue to introduce products that significantly limit their impact on the environment. The JCB 19C-1E is the industry’s first fully-electric excavator in India and is integral to JCB’s ‘Road to Zero’ initiative, a programme that we have been working on for the past few years. The machine has been tested extensively and has various built-in features that enhance safety and performance. With Zero Emissions and low noise, this new machine is ideal for Infrastructure development in Urban Areas and Indoor working,” said Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India

New Epiroc VC 2000 Drum Cutter Works Like a Bucket

Where a regular drum cutter must move side to side to create an even trench, Epiroc’s new VC 2000 can achieve the same result by just going straight.

Volvo CE’s New Electric Compact Excavators and Wheel Loader

Contractors can now pre-order any of Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest electric machines: the L20 Electric compact wheel loader and the EC18 and ECR18 Electric compact excavators.

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.

JCB introduces first fully electric CE

JCB India introduced the industry’s first fully electric excavator, the JCB 19C-1E. It also launched a 22 tonne hydraulic excavator on the NXT Platform that has been specially designed for Indian applications.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

Overall, the market scenario in India looks promising

Excon has always been a confluence of construction equipment ecosystem members like equipment and component manufacturers, customers, financiers, equipment dealers and policy makers.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Gmmco, a part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group, has a wide portfolio of construction equipment, including excavators, loaders, motor graders and off-highway trucks. Proven technological leadership, superior build quality, optimum costs and an efficient service network make Caterpillar equipment stand apart from competitors.

JCB’s thrust on digital technologies

Excon 2021 is indeed going to be the first major exhibition for the construction equipment industry, post-pandemic, hence, expectations are high. There is likely to be an even greater active participation by the industry than what we have seen in the past editions.

The market scenario in India looks promising

Dheeraj Panda Chief Operating Officer (Sales, Marketing and Customer Support) Sany Heavy Industry India.

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.

Double-digit growth likely

Excon is a large, popular and established platform for the construction equipment industry in India where corporates, large infrastructure companies, contractors and their subcontractors, project construction professionals and retail customers meet original equipment producers and suppliers.

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

The article is authored by Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation.

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.

Eyeing new heights

The year 2021 gave numerous ups and downs for the construction equipment and equipment financing industries. When the year comes to an end, the sectors look forth towards infrastructure as the ‘Growth Puller’ for the period ahead.

Doosan Bobcat strengthens presence in South Rajasthan

Doosan Bobcat India has recently appointed Sihag Motors as its authorised channel partner to handle sales and services for the South Rajasthan region as part of the business expansion plans in India.

Deere adds P-tier versions to excavators

Models 350 and 380 John Deere excavators are now available in the company’s P-tier versions. These are the first excavators to be launched under the company’s Performance Tiering strategy.

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.

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

Connectivity is key between automation and electromobility

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades. Construction could be the next industry to undergo an automation transformation.

We plan to move to electric

Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.

Electrification of CE is at a nascent stage

With the increasing climate change problem, our customers and construction equipment industries have become more environmentally conscious.

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.

CE companies are making strides toward sustainability

Customer centricity being the fulcrum, Doosan Bobcat India introduced B900 CEV stage IV backhoe loaders for the Indian market in 2021.

Use of automation in road construction may increase

Share insights on technological up-gradation that has happened recently or might happen in near future in the construction and engineering business.

Liebherr's dealer in Luxembourg celebrates 50th anniversary

Liebherr R 924 G8 jubilee crawler excavator chosen for 50th anniversary celebrations

Doosan Bobcat India strengthens presence in Telangana

Doosan Bobcat India (DBIN), a global leader in compact construction equipment, has appointed Euroteck Auto Equipment as its authorised dealer for its entire product portfolio of Bobcat backhoe loader, skid steer loader, mini-excavator, and compact track loader for the Telangana region.

Deere releases excavators with new naming

John Deere has launched the first excavators under its new Performance Tiering strategy – the mid-sized 350 P-tier and 380 P-tier.