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Bringing optimism

Excon 2019 is being held from December 10-14, 2019 in Bengaluru. The largest construction equipment event of the South-Asia is happening this year at a time when the overall industry is challenged by the economic downturn.

We aim to achieve 10 per cent market share in wheel loaders

While Tata Hitachi is maintaining itself as the market leader in excavators in India, the company is aiming to have a decent market share in wheeled equipment segment also. Sandeep Singh, Managing Director, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Co, shares more about the market and the company's plans.

Ports of Opportunities

Capacity expansion plans at Indian ports is giving a renewed hope for port equipment players. Many port operators are acquiring new equipment as part of modernisation and expansion of handling capacities at these ports.

CASE delivers 5,000th vibratory tandem compactor in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has reached a milestone in India by delivering its 5,000th vibratory tandem compactor, manufactured locally in Pithampur.

Infrastructure: The Way Forward

The total sales of 72,745 units of construction equipment in 2017 against 66,613 in 2016 brought back some sheen. The easing up of GST rate from 28 per cent to 18 per cent helped breathe but the launch of infrastructure projects brought a smile to the industry.

Backhoe Loaders: Back in Action

Backhoe loader is the front-runner among the infrastructure equipment used in the country with almost 50 per cent of the market share in number of unit.

We have showcased the 6025 FE tipper for surface-to-surface transportation

Customers in the construction sector are in search of higher-capacity trucks. The truck industry catering to mining and construction segment is in a transition mode as segmental shifts are taking place in terms of GVW, vehicle power, and performance Haulage trucks are being used for the transportation of aggregates, which is a new phenomenon.

Our trucks come with fuel smart technology

We have presented a sort of one Mahindra family here. In terms of construction equipment, we have showcased backhoe loaders and graders. As for commercial vehicles, the display includes BLAZO 25 Tipper, BLAZO 31 Tipper, BLAZO 31 Transit Mixer along with DI3200 Jayo Fuel Dispenser.

Our bar placement technology is one of the best in the world

The Indian market is probably one of the best infrastructure markets in the world on the highway front, along with there being a lot of discussions on more spending in airports and irrigation. So, it is a promising future for construction as a whole.

Advanced LED Solution

The forward thinking HiLight V5+ light tower from Atlas Copco offers advanced LED solutions. It is the safest and most efficient light tower for road construction, airports, hydro power projects, mining and construction applications. With the HiLight V5+, created into cutting-edge lighting technology, sites can be brighter, safer and more productive.

A Variable Transmission System Has Multiple Benefits

The transmission system plays an important role in an equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of an equipment. The key components in a drive line of the construction equipment (CE) transmission system are front and rear axles with planetary gears, differential brakes, transmission shaft, clutch, and torque converters.

Loads of opportunities

Mining and construction activities are on a growth path in the country. New projects (big and small), demolition of old structures to reconstruct new ones and transportation of materials at construction sites, all these make the role of tipper trucks important these days.

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.

Mobilising growth

Tyres are important components of a vehicle or machine for making it mobile. When we think about tyres, the first thing coming into our minds is a vehicle. Automobile is the largest user of tyres.

We foresee increased participation from neighbouring countries

Infrastructure sector is one of the key drivers for Indian economy and also constitutes primary market for construction machinery. This sector is mainly responsible for propelling India's overall development and enjoys prime focus from government for policy initiatives.

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.

Mahindra expands its backhoe loader range

Mahindra & Mahindra announced the expansion of its existing range of backhoe loaders with the launch of its first higher horse power variant ? SX90 under the aegis of its established brand EarthMaster.

The Show of Technology Prowess

Excon 2017 is all set to open its floors for the five-day mega technology feast on December 12, 2017. This year marks the ninth edition of the Excon, which has a 17-year strong legacy being organised since 2000.

We are showcasing technologies for complete road construction process

The last few years have been very good with respect to awards and constructions of road projects. We expect this trend to continue with construction of 19 km/day and the government working towards 30 km/day.

An opportunity to see how technology is shaping for Indian customers

We are seeing most activities in the road building sector with numerous projects progressing. Understandably, we are seeing the highest levels of demand for excavators, compactors and pavers for this application and its associated industries.

We expect Excon to be more vibrant and industry-specific

With the revival of road construction projects in India, the market for construction equipment (CE) and road building equipment- such as crushing and screening plants and RAP-mixing asphalt plants - is expected to open up in a big way.

We will be launching 17 new products this year

The current construction equipment market in India is to grow at a rate of 25 per cent. Road, irrigation, ports, RMC, railways, metro rail, power (nuclear, thermal, solar, wind, hydro, gas based), real estate and other community buildings are the major demand drivers for our product line.

We expect to strengthen ties with our existing customers

The industry seems to be gradually moving out of the sluggishness. The impetus of the new infrastructure projects seems to have come in at an opportune time and soon we shall see the much-needed vibrancy in this high potential industry

Excon will further boost the mood of the construction industry

There has been substantial growth in the overall construction equipment (CE) market in the last one year due to huge investments being made by the government for infrastructure development in the country.

We are launching new products at Excon

Government of India has given impetus in fast tracking various infrastructure projects, especially in road, railways, ports and airports sectors. There are also large irrigation projects under construction in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states.

We expect significant buying interest from customers

India's equipment industry has witnessed a healthy growth during the past decade and its long-term prospects look solid. Infrastructure demand is the primary factor driving construction equipment industry's growth.

we are showcasing electro-hydraulic products among others

The current industry scenario seems encouraging. We are already witnessing good growth from both earthmoving and road construction segments, especially from platforms like excavators and loaders. This growth is expected to sustain with the government looking at investing in smart cities as well as developing infrastructure projects.

Customers may look for more productive solutions

The current equipment industry scenario is quite positive. The announcement of several infrastructure projects will further spur the demand of construction equipment, which will be beneficial for the industry.

Excon 2017 marks revival of Indian CE industry

After a continuous phase of sluggish market and recession, the construction equipment sector is on the verge of a turnaround now. The sector has received a boost with the government's renewed focus on road building, as a result the market grew by 16 per cent in 2015, and further by 39 per cent to peak in 2016.

We will be showcasing our latest products first time in India

Indian construction equipment (CE) industry was always expected to be poised for growth and what we are now witnessing is realisation of these expectations. The industry is maturing both in the scale and breadth of equipment being manufactured across market segments.

We are committed to going one step further this year

The construction equipment (CE) industry is continuously evolving through various innovations in application and product range. Change in technology creates new opportunities to manufacture a better product with improved ways of using it.

Showcasing priorities for the next couple of years

Growth has finally returned to the construction equipment industry. With the government's continuous focus on infrastructure and public spending, next couple of years may turn out to be golden era for the industry in terms of volume and growth.

Ultimate reliability lubricants

OEMs have been under considerable pressure to offer engines that are more durable, more fuel efficient and produce less emissions than before.

SDLG to showcase road building technology at Excon 2017

At the Excon 2017 to be held from December 12-16, SDLG is exhibiting a range of construction equipment at its outdoor booth 24. This includes several of the company?s best-selling products, including the G9138 and G9190 motor graders.

CE sector grows 30 per cent during Aug-Sep

The construction equipment (CE) sector saw a growth of 25-30 per cent during the August-September period this year, according to the CII Excon 2017 member Anand Sundaresan.

Excon 2017 to attract over 1,000 exhibitors

The 9th edition of Excon, India's premier and South Asia's largest construction equipment and construction technology trade fair, which will take place in Bengaluru during December 12-16, 2017, is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors, including around 300 companies from abroad

Excon 2017 to attract over 1,000 exhibitors

The 9th edition of Excon, India?s premier and South Asia?s largest construction equipment and construction technology trade fair, which will take place in Bengaluru during December 12-16, 2017, is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors, including around 300 companies from abroad.

Exceeding Expectations

According to a report released by ICEMA, the current market size of the construction equipment including backhoe loader, concrete mixers excavator is around $2.8 billion. Further, the Indian construction equipment industry