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$120 mn investments, $250 mn credit for Chabahar Port growth

The signing of the long-term bilateral contract on Chabahar Port Operations occurred in the presence of HE Mehrdad Bazrpash, Minister of Roads & Urban Development, Iran, and India’s Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal.

Mini Equipment Market Booms

Mini construction equipment provides the versatility and efficiency needed for modern construction projects, especially in urban areas and confined spaces.

Driving Innovation

OTR tyre innovation is transforming India’s mining and construction industries.

Innovation is one of the key pillars of our company.”

Persevering on the path of progress since its inception in 1997, Trident has been the specialist in design, development and distribution of industrial tyres and tracks. Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the current state of OTR tyre manufacturing industry in India.

Sany to showcase green products at INTERMAT 2024

Sany Group is gearing up to showcase at the INTERMAT Trade Show 2024 in Paris from 24 to 27 April 2024 at booth Ext 5 C 044.

SANY to showcase green products at INTERMAT 2024

To exhibit excavators, concrete machinery, road machinery, port machinery, and several hydraulic parts.

The end goal is to have a fully autonomous grader

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, Arx Mining and Construction Equipment

Advancing Indian Construction with AI

With AI, construction equipment can do more than ever before. They can also do some tasks on their own, which saves time and makes things safer on construction sites.

Hamre Equipment joins LiuGong North America dealer network

LiuGong North America welcomed Hamre Equipment to its dealer network. The Chico, Calif.-based company has expanded from material handling equipment (MHE) into construction equipment (CE) since being founded in the late 1980s and has established a foothold in the region.

XCMG commissions world's 1st energy loader line

XCMG has officially inaugurated the XCMG Loading Equipment Research Institute (the "Institute") and commissioned the world's first new energy loader production line in Xuzhou, China.

EXCON 2023 Day 1 Highlights

Scheduled from December 12 to 16 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

Our products are designed and developed in Italy

Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Managing Director, Filtrec Bharat

JCB to build largest US factory in Texas

JCB plans to build a new factory in San Antonio, Texas, that will create 1,500 jobs over five years, the company announced today.

New energy equipment at BICES 2023

BICES has clearly become a significant platform and support for the construction machinery industry.

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Bridgestone India’s plant at Chakan in Pune district has been verified as being carbon neutral for the year 2022.

TACKLERS is on its way to becoming a global brand

Nirag Chokshi, Managing Partner, Techno Industries, shares insights on the market for material handling equipment in India.

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Audited and verified as carbon neutral by LRQA

Connecting Machinery with Efficiency

Essential for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of construction machinery like excavators, loaders, bulldozers, cranes, etc., hydraulic hoses play a crucial role in various equipment.

Vedanta Aluminium expands India’s largest fleet of electric forklifts

The company has goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Vedanta Aluminium expands India’s largest fleet of electric forklifts

It has been deployed at the company’s operations in Jharsuguda, Odisha

YOHT adds Galaxy OTR tyre SKUs

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT) has added to the total range of SKUs to its Galaxy MFS 101 SDS range

Fuelling the future

Backhoe loader manufacturers are developing hybrid or fully electric backhoe loaders, which significantly reduce or eliminate fuel consumption and emissions.

Our solutions increase efficiency reduce carbon footprint

Manojit Acharya, Managing Director, Jungheinrich India, speaks on the company’s approach towards environmental sustainability.

The Versatile Workhorse

Telehandlers can perform a wide range of tasks in various industries.

BKT’s Bhuj Plant: Racing ahead of time

The Bhuj site, at the centre of a well-thought-out growth strategy by BKT, consists of the state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities as it aims for an annual tyre production of 600,000 MT.

Powering up the Earth

The need for earthmoving equipment is expected to increase due to the nation's fast urbanisation and infrastructure development requirements

10 T Carer Electric forklifts added by ABP Humber

As part of investment in decarbonisation of port operation equipment

Inching towards $5 trn economy

Infrastructure growth will play a significant role in achieving India’s target of being a 5 trillion economy by 2025. It is imperative to ensure sustainability during this journey, writes SP Rajan of L&T.

Paving the Way for Safer Future

Our R&D team puts a lot of effort into applying telematics to machines to make them smarter and help protect our environment, writes Dheeraj Panda.

Bringing sustainability to the fore

JCB has continued to make concerted efforts to conserve and optimise the use of energy.

Innovation to achieve excellence

Our success mantra has been the tenacity and hard work of our team, coupled with our focus on satisfying customers’ real needs, along with our ability to offer the right product, at the right price, with the right service support, says SORAB AGARWAL.

Improving efficiency

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

Trident introduces non-directional traction boom lift tyre pattern

Trident specialises in the design, development and supply of application-specific industrial tyres for construction and material handling equipment.

There is a huge demand for rental equipment throughout the CEQ category

Sandwiched between the price surge and the infrastructure boom, Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, talks about the rental equipment scene in the Indian equipment market

Trident introduces non-directional traction boom lift tyre pattern

Trident specialises in the design, development and supply of application specific industrial tyres for construction and material handling equipment.

There is a huge demand for rental equipment throughout the CEQ category

Sandwiched between the price surge and the infrastructure boom, Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, talks about the rental equipment scene in the Indian equipment market

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.

Manitou: Spearheading the growth

Manitou has a wide range of telehandlers for every segment, for every application.

Poised to higher grow

The demand for telehandlers has been increasing steadily, especially from the infrastructure construction and mining segments over the coming years.

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.

B&B to showcase its innovation at IMHX

IMHX will open for business at the NEC, Birmingham, on September 6-8, 2022

Lifting up!

The hoist market is expected to grow at a CAGR of up to 7.3 per cent till 2025.

Bobcat launches TL723, TL923 telehandlers

Two new models join Bobcat’s R-Series telehandler lineup, the TL723 and the TL923. Combining speed and power for lifting, stacking, backfilling and reaching, the machines feature redesigned cabs, turbo-charged Tier 4 Final engines and easy-to-access service points

We plan to double our production capacity

ACE, one of the largest construction equipment players in the mobile and tower crane segments in India, showcased its upgraded and new backhoe loader models in different engine horsepower categories at Excon along with award-winning products like a special crane for piling, 360-degree slew pick-n-carry crane, and manlift crane.

There is a surge in rental demand for AWP and MHE

Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, speaks on the scenario of the rental market in the construction equipment segment

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

V Sharma of Reach: It is time to make the shift towards battery-operated machines

Sandwiched between the price surge and the infrastructure boom, Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, talks about the rental equipment scene in the Indian equipment market

S Agarwal of ACE: We plan to double our production capacity

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, Action Construction Equipment (ACE), speaks on the company’s plans for Excon.

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.

Manitou adds new compact telescopic loader to NA line

Manitou Group has introduced the new Manitou MLT 420 AG telescopic loader to its MLT product line-up for North America.

Electric mobility is the segment we focus on most

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

B&B Attachments exhibits at UK Concrete Show

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the UK CONCRETE Show has grown to become Europe’s largest specialist concrete event and is attended by key buyers and industry professionals from all over the world. You will see everything that's new in concrete from all the biggest names in the industry!

Sustainability in logistics

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

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.

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.

Carer A70X: Lifting 15,500lbs with electric innovation

Carer is all set to launch another model named A70X. This one is an answer to the request of the electric truck with the same features and performance but with 15,500 lbs.

Vedanta Aluminum, GEAR India, ink pact for electric forklifts

Vedanta Aluminum has signed a pact with GEAR India for deploying electric forklifts in India. As many as 23 electric forklifts will be commissioned in a phased manner in the upcoming few months.

We are trying to scan India For our global model

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

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.

Vedanta Aluminum and GEAR India ink pact for electric forklifts

Vedanta Aluminum has signed a pact with GEAR India for deploying electric forklifts in India. As many as 23 electric forklifts will be commissioned in a phased manner in the upcoming few months.

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.

Manish Mathur of ACE: Overall outlook for next two years in positive

Manish Mathur, CEO – Cranes, Action Construction Equipment, speaks on how the market for medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes progressing in India.

Case parent expected to move dozer production outside US

CNH Industrial is having an ongoing discussion with the local United Auto Workers union to move its Case M Series dozer production from Burlington, Iowa, to an undisclosed plant outside the U.S.

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

Bonfiglioli India: Winning through product innovations & tech

Bonfiglioli has been enhancing construction equipment performance, efficiency, productivity, and reliability for more than 40 years.

ACE wins big at EI Awards 2021

ACE bagged two awards – Innovation of the Year and Bestseller Mobile Cranes.

Combilift’s 60,000th truck delivered

The Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world.

New generation Grove carrier cab debuts in Germany

The first customer in Germany to take delivery of a Grove GMK3060L-1 with the new carrier cab was Arbeitsbühnen Gagarin.

New generation Grove carrier cab debuts in Germany

The first customer in Germany to take delivery of a Grove GMK3060L-1 with the new carrier cab was Arbeitsbühnen Gagarin.

Improving performance

Hydraulic hoses and fittings play a vital role in the fluid power transmission in hydraulic equipment. Construction and mining equipment will continue to be a major growth driver for this segment.

New generation Grove carrier cab debuts in Germany

German rental company Arbeitsbühnen Gagarin is the first Manitowoc customer in Germany to receive a Grove all-terrain crane with the latest carrier cab and is thrilled with both the modern exterior and spacious and ergonomic interior.

Combilift’s 60,000th truck delivered

The Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world.

CASE Construction Equipment bags MP’s Best Employer Brand 2021

The construction equipment manufacturer has garnered this recognition for the second consecutive year.

MHE in India: What drives the sector

There is high growth potential in material handling industry in India considering the pipeline of opportunities in construction and infrastructures sectors.

The recent MHE market demand is on the uptrend”

Pre-Covid Indian MHE market has shown double digit CAGR since 2014. In-spite of Covid-19 pandemic and business being at standstill for almost four months in 2020, we saw a fast-paced recovery since August 2020, and witnessed the highest ever MHE market in March 2021 and in Q1 2021 which was fuelled by growth in economic activities.

Caterpillar acquires Marble Robot

Manitou Group has introduced the new Manitou MLT 420 AG telescopic loader to its MLT product line-up for North America. The MLT 420 is the most compact Manitou telescopic loader in the product line, and can navigate in confined spaces and offers all the advantages of a loader, telehandler and industrial forklift combined.

CASE announces 60-day extension of warranty on all CE

CASE Construction Equipment announced a 60-day warranty extension on all construction equipment in light of the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic in the country. This extension is applicable on all such units whose warranty is expiring between May 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021.

More options than ever

Attachments for construction equipment allow the base machine to do multiple tasks on a job site. There are several distinct types of heavy construction equipment, each with its own set of uses.

Potain Hup 32-27 continues to win friends & influence equipment choice

Almost five years on from its launch at Bauma 2016, the Potain Hup 32-27 self-erecting crane continues to gain new fans around the world. This acclaim is largely due to its ability to combine typical tower crane operations with replicating many of the tasks performed by smaller, mobile material handling equipment – reducing costs and eliminating excess traffic on jobsites.

Service sourcing strategies will lead transformation of Indian logistics ecosystem

In the current scenario of Covid-19 impact on the market, KION India is ready with the offering to manage labour shortage and no-contact material handling. Sunil K Gupta, President, KION India, shares more on the market trends and the company’s plans.

There is a lot of pent-up demand in market that needs to be catered to

Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), elaborates on the company’s activities and the market trends post pandemic scenario.

We see healthy growth for CE industry in coming years

ACE is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in mobile cranes and tower cranes segment. In addition to mobile cranes, ACE also offers mobile/fixed tower cranes, crawler cranes, truck mounted cranes, lorry loaders, backhoe loaders, vibratory rollers, piling rigs, forklifts, warehousing equipment, tractors, harvesters and other agri machinery.

Lion deploys Dematic AGVs

Lion Australia has future-proofed supply chain and manufacturing operations at its Tooheys Brewery in Lidcombe, NSW with Dematic Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs).

Panacea Aftermarket introduces new line of hybrid safety products

Panacea Aftermarket Co. continues to shatter the industry norms by introducing a range of affordable innovative hybrid forklift safety related products, that are truly multi-functional.

CARER'S electric lithium-powered forklift

CARER has manufactured only electric forklifts since 1976. When considering solutions for the container loading industry, CARER was aware of the challenges faced by those industries having to load and unload containers.

Manitou MC 25-4 & MC 30-4 compact forklifts

Manitou's MC 25-4 and MC 30-4 compact rough terrain forklifts create a bridge between the company's indoor industrial style and rough terrain forklifts. The models can handle pallets in both indoor and outdoor applications.

Combilift adds order picker

Amid the rapid growth of warehouse activity, Combilift has launched its first dedicated stand-on electric-powered order pickers, the Aisle Master-OP. The new model combines the advantages of a narrow-aisle articulated forklift and an order picker for versatile operation in warehousing applications.

BSLBATT lithium forklift battery with game-changing tech

For “BSLBATT” (a China NO 1 in exporting LiFePO4 forklift battery for the replacement lead-acid battery market), the world leader in lithium battery technology, "The world's most outstanding green power provider" is not just a compelling slogan.

Carer’s new A160-200X electric forklifts

Electric power, autonomy and reliability is here with Carer's new A160-200X. This new model, with capacities ranging from 35,000 to 44,000 lbs at a 48-inch load center, is able to directly compete for performance and autonomy with diesel forklifts.

Operational visibility & automation central to maritime logistics of future

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Mafini acquires Combat Industrial Batteries

Mafini Group has acquired Combat Industrial Batteries and Chargers, a Mississauga, Ontario-based industrial battery and charger company with over 60 years in the industry.

Kalmar to supply Mitsubishi

Kalmar and Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group have entered into a supply and distribution agreement for the Americas market. Under the agreement, Kalmar will produce and supply its Essential product line of 10-18 T Class 5 pneumatic tyre forklifts under the Mitsubishi forklift brand for the Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group.

Kalmar to supply Mitsubishi

Kalmar and Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group have entered into a supply and distribution agreement for the Americas market. Under the agreement, Kalmar will produce and supply its Essential product line of 10-18 T Class 5 pneumatic tyre forklifts under the Mitsubishi forklift brand for the Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group.

Kalmar & Mitsubishi enter a supply and distribution agreement

Kalmar & Mitsubishi enter a supply and distribution agreement

New KAUP forklift truck attachments at William Hackett Lifting

New KAUP forklift truck attachments at William Hackett Lifting

MEYER launches ISO 4 High Performance Fork Positioner

In the middle of the eighties Hans H. Meyer GmbH developed the Shaft Guide Concept for forklift truck attachments, which lead to the introduction of the first shaft-guided Fork Positioner.

Leavitt Machinery acquires Reliable Forklift

Leavitt Machinery, based in Surrey, British Columbia, has acquired Reliable Forklift Sales. Reliable, started in 2005 by Don and Mary Carlson, continues to experience tremendous growth year after year.

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.

KAUP introduces its first-ever Smart Load Control system

This year, KAUP unveiled its first ever ‘Smart Load Control’ system. This patented, intelligent system regulates the clamping force for appliance clamps, specific to the load it is handling.

Genie launches E-Drive across GS scissor lifts range

E-Drive is an optimised AC electric drive system