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“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.

There is an increase in demand for underground equipment

Sandeep Mathur, Brand Leader, New Holland CASE Construction Equipment, shares light on technological upgradation happened recently.

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.

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.

Tata Hitachi’s latest EX70 Prime Series hydraulic excavator

Tata Hitachi launched its advanced cutting-edge EX70 Prime Series Hydraulic Excavator from its Dharwad Plant. This launch signals the introduction of Tata Hitachi’s new range of Prime Series hydraulic excavators.

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.

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.

LiuGong set up new lineups of excavators and wheel loaders

"Over the last few years, LiuGong has dabbled in the global quarry and aggregates markets, but the Chinese manufacturer now claims to be making a full entry into the sector.

JCB launches its new 50Z-1 mini excavator with zero tail swing

Joseph Cyril Bamford (JCB) has launched its range of compact excavators with zero tail swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet.

Leveraging Technology

Through Technovation 2022, Schwing Stetter exhibited the concept of innovation through technology in the concrete and construction industries across the country.

JCB’s zero Tailswing 50Z-1 compact excavator

JCB has expanded its range of compact excavators with the zero tail-swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet over its predecessor, the 48Z.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

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.

Mathur of Tata Hitachi: Mining policy revival offers promise for new players

Hemant Mathur, AVP – Sales and Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the overall performance of the mining sector in India, and the segments that are driving the demand for their products.

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.

JCB launches its new 50Z-1 mini excavator with zero tail swing

Joseph Cyril Bamford (JCB) has launched its range of compact excavators with zero tail swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet.

LiuGong set up new lineups of excavators and wheel loaders

The refreshed 856H and 890H wheel loaders, as well as the 913FCR and 922F excavators, were on display at the recent World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

Hyundai CE launches EU Stage V 13-15 tonne A-Series excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment is launching three EU Stage V compliant A-Series crawler excavators in the popular 13-15 tonne sector, delivering new levels of performance, efficiency, and productivity for rental companies and contractors

Kubota’s U10-5 excavator features near zero tail swing

Sitting in the 1-tonne range, Kubota’s all-new U10-5 mini excavator offers nearly zero tail swing – just half an inch over the tracks – a retractable undercarriage, class-leading breakout force and greater dig depth and reach.

Hyundai CE expands production

Hyundai Construction Equipment is investing $170 million into its Ulsan, South Korea plant over the next four years.

John Deere intros new mulchers and brush cutters for excavators

John Deere has introduced new attachments for excavators with its ME36 and ME50 Mulchers and the RE40 and RE50 Rotary Brush Cutters.

Companies all over the world are turning to digital integration to increase efficiency in the mining process.

In recent years, mining companies have adopted a growing range of digital solutions. Many have mechanised their operations, moved from the physical to the digital realm by adding equipment sensors.

One of the major demand drivers is increase in demand for underground mining equipment

With the mining sector being one of the core industries of the economy, it has witnessed year-to-year growth. In terms of trends, there were positive signs in the manufacturing and mining activity that recorded a higher relative growth performance last year.

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.

Tata Hitachi’s latest EX70 Prime Series hydraulic excavator

Tata Hitachi Kicks Off New Prime Series Hydraulic Excavators with the launch of its EX70 Prime Series

Hyundai CE launches EU Stage V 13-15 tonne A-Series excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment is launching three EU Stage V compliant A-Series crawler excavators in the popular 13-15 tonne sector, delivering new levels of performance, efficiency and productivity for rental companies and contractors.

SANY India delivers India’s largest crawler crane for windmill application

This leviathan crane will be used by Dwarkesh Transport for wind turbine installation.

Hyundai, Doosan show Concept-X at CES

Hyundai Construction Equipment and Hyundai Doosan Infracore are the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group's two construction equipment affiliates.

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.

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.

First Hitachi-built ZX210LC-6 excavator ships to North America

Hitachi is marking an important milestone since its split from Deere: the shipment of its first ZX210LC-6 excavator built for the North American market.

Doosan launches new lineup of compact excavators for US

Doosan Infracore North America is breaking the final ties with former sister company Doosan Bobcat with a new line of compact excavators for the US in 2022.

Liebherr crawler excavator R 926 G8 convinces SATP

For almost 10 years now, SATP has relied on Liebherr to ensure the success of its own construction projects.

L&T and Kemroc ink pact to distribute cutting-edge products in India

Larsen & Toubro, the leading Indian multinational engaged in EPC projects, hi-tech manufacturing and services, and Kemroc, a global manufacturer of attachments for excavators and backhoe loaders, have entered into a distribution agreement that will facilitate Kemroc products to be distributed and promoted in the Indian market by L&T.

What new construction equipment will 2022 bring?

The outlook on India’s construction equipment sector is optimistic since the country’s needs for infrastructure will continue to grow massively.

Cat Command expands to 374, 395 excavators

Operators can now dig, lift and track large excavators from a safe distance at hazardous jobsites or remote locations. Cat Command for Excavating is now available for the 374 and 395 models.

Packs a punch!

SLCM is expected to rise with the implementation of many new or stalled urban infrastructure projects.