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Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

BMC would spend Rs 60 bn to pave 400 km of roads

In the upcoming years will Mumbai's pitiful potholed roads ultimately be fixed? The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has chosen five large construction companies with a track record in building national highways to carry out the job and has eliminated small road contractors in order to execute the largest-ever civic contract to concrete 400 km of road for Rs 60 billion.

Greater Chennai Corporation will relay over 8,000 roads

Over 8000 roads in various parts of the city will shortly be relayed by the Greater Chennai Corporation. Under Singara Chennai 2.0, the local government has invited bids for 414 inner roads and 38 bus route roads.

AJAX to invest Rs 100 cr in new facility

Manufacturer of concrete equipment Ajax Engineering announced a Rs 100 crore investment to build its fifth manufacturing plant in Bengaluru with plans for a portion of the facility to be operational by the end of the year.

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

Everest: Exclusive distributor of GJJ hoists

Since 2012, Everest Engineering Equipment has been the exclusive distributor of GJJ passenger hoists and platforms in India. The company has grown tremendously with many new customers and repeat buyers, says PV Ramdev, Managing Director, Everest Engineering Equipment.

Sustainability and automation will be our focus areas

Dheeraj Panda, COO (Sales, Marketing & Customer Support), Sany Heavy Industry India, speaks on the performance of the company in 2022 and its outlook for 2023

The demand for excavators & backhoe loaders will rise

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

We will display our range of self-loading concrete mixers

Kalpesh Soni, Vice President, KYB Conmat, discusses the various challenges faced by the company.

We plan to grow by 13% growth in the top line in 2023

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the year 2022 in terms of performance, and the company's plans for 2023.

Kyndryl, IIT Tirupati tie-up to advance AI-enabled 3D printing

They will focus on developing cost-effective 3D prototypes for manufacturing

Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in India.

Efficiency Drives Transmission Developments

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

In comparison to other mining markets, India lags behind

Sujeet Kumar, Business Line Manager - Surface Division, Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the outlook on the mining industry in India, and the importance of sustainability in mining.

Bringing the CE industry together

As one of the largest trade shows for the construction machinery sector, bauma CONEXPO INDIA enjoys support from important policy influencers in the Central and State governments.

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.

Sooner there will be a trend of electrification in construction equipment

Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the company’s offerings for the mining segment, and the USPs of these products

Our focus is on sustainability

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

BKT to launch two new ‘Made for India’ EARTHMAX tyres

Balkrishna Industries (BKT) the Indian multinational company and global player in the off-highway tyre market will be participating in the bauma CONEXPO India 2023. Armed with a strong R&D, BKT will be launching two tyres under the sub-brand EARTHMAX at the bauma CONEXPO INDIA.

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 are going to be country’s first manufacturer of electric CE

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, Action Construction Equipment, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

Living on the Cutting Edge

Wilm Schulz of Haver & Boecker writes on embracing diagnostics technology to maximise plant productivity.

In India, there is a need for 1 MT of ammonium nitrate

Vivek Misra, Associate Vice President, Business Excellence and Transformation, Smartchem Technologies, speaks on the various challenges faced by the company.

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.

We are launching new ‘Made for India’ tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

Timken India to start making CRBs, SRBs locally at Bharuch

Timken India plans to set up a new facility at Bharuch in Gujarat to manufacture spherical roller bearings (SRBs) cylindrical roller bearings (CRBs) and other components.

Sweden likely to invest Rs 150,000 million in UP

Swedish businesspeople are interested in making investments in Uttar Pradesh totaling 150 million euros. According to a statement the business intentions were submitted at the Stockholm Investment Roadshow.

Adani group to invest Rs 1.7 billion to expand Lucknow airport

In order to increase Lucknow Airport's annual passenger handling capacity from 4 million passengers per year (MPPA) to 39 MPPA the Adani group will invest Rs 1,07,000 million in the airport's expansion.

MMRDA to build two new bridges to improve Virar-Palghar connectivity

The development authority has started the procedure to hire a consultant

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.

In comparison to other mining markets, India lags behind

Sujeet Kumar, Business Line Manager - Surface Division, Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the automation which is evolving in the mining industry.

Infra Push Drives Demand

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

Crawlers race ahead

Rising demand is boosting the development of new crawler crane launches and features.

All eyes on bauma CONEXPO!

The ‘Future of Nation Building’ is the main theme at this edition as all industry stakeholders converge to make India’s dream of infra-led development a reality.

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

The exhibition will bring together next-gen technologies to power India’s infra-growth ambitions

Bhupinder Singh, CEO, bauma CONEXPO INDIA, elaborates on what the construction and infra-development ecosystem can expect from the upcoming edition in Greater Noida, and why this is a decisive platform for large and emerging players in the equipment sourcing and manufacturing market.

We introduce around 80- 90 new products every year

Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager – OE Sales, BKT Tires, speaks on the current market size of OTR tyres for the mining segment in India, and outlook on the OTR tyre market beyond 2022.

The next 10 years will be an important period for mining in India

Karthik Bala, Mining Regional Manager, Resource Industries Sales, Services and Technology, Caterpillar India, speaks on the company’s technological offerings for the mining segment.

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.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA is the largest show in North India for the CE sector

Bhupinder Singh, CEO, bauma CONEXPO INDIA, elaborates on what the companies can expect from the upcoming edition.

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

Improving efficiency

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

Timken India to start making CRBs, SRBs locally at Bharuch

Timken India plans to set up a new facility at Bharuch in Gujarat to manufacture spherical roller bearings (SRBs) cylindrical roller bearings (CRBs) and other components.

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

Mix it Up!

Tips for combining screen media for maximum efficiency.

Road construction drives demand for motor graders

Surat Mehta, Head of SDLG Business in India

Vedanta Aluminium conducts masterclass to boost productivity of extrusion industry

Aluminium is the second most important metal in the world today.

Mix it Up!

Steve Fair of Haver & Boecker Niagara provides tips for combining screen media

Europe-India Day Symposium at Bauma Forum

During Bauma 2022, “Europe- India Day” was organised by the CECE, ICEMA and VDMA India on October 26, 2022.

Escorts Kubota Q2 standalone net profit at Rs 87.7 cr

Q2 standalone profit before exceptional items and tax at Rs 191.5 cr.

Smooth road ahead!

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

Mining opportunities!

Government’s thrust on coal mining is expected to significantly impact demand for mining equipment.

Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi bag top honours at 20th CW Awards

An evening extravaganza, CONSTRUCTION WORLD Global Awards, in its 20th Edition, concluded in great success in Mumbai on October 14th at ITC Grand Central, Parel.

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

What’s driving the demand?

Increasing demand for novel construction equipment is expected to drive the global undercarriage components market in the upcoming years.

The importance of construction automation has grown rapidly

Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation, speaks on the emerging technology trends in earthmoving equipment.

Indian Army’s Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi, Advisor, Chief Minister UP, bag top honours at 20th Construction World Global Awards

Indian Army’s Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi, Advisor, Chief Minister UP, bag top honours at 20th Construction World Global Awards

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

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

Rent or lease – what’s the best option

Satin Sachdeva provides an ideal model – OEMs should sell equipment to equipment rental companies with the support of financers.

“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.

Rent or lease – what’s the best option

Satin Sachdeva provides an ideal model – OEMs should sell equipment to equipment rental companies with the support of financers.

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.

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.

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

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.

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

Wirtgen launches eco-friendly cold mixing plant KMA 240i

The KMA 240i is said to deliver climate-friendly, cost-effective recycling

Bobcat to showcase electric, digital concepts at Bauma

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

Shantui launches world’s first autonomous, unmanned bulldozer

The fully autonomous dozer from Shantui was created at HUST's National Digital Construction Technology Innovation Center

Tata Motors makes India’s trucks smarter, safer and more efficient

Tata Motors launched India’s first CNG-powered Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV) truck.

“Digitalisation plays a major role in today’s mining operation.”

Animesh Nandy, National Sales Manager, (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka), Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the current scenario of underground mining in India.

Indian construction equipment industry plans to attract global suppliers

With the construction equipment industry being the primary stakeholder the infrastructure sector is an economic driver and is poised to play an important role in propelling the country’s overall growth and development

Escorts Kubota Q1 profit at Rs 147.5 cr

Escorts Kubota reported a net profit of Rs 147.5 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2022, as against a profit of Rs 185.2 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal.

L&T sets world record in tunnel boring

Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational engaged in EPC projects, hi-tech manufacturing and services, announced that their 12.19 m dia Slurry TBM (tunnel boring machine), named ‘Mavala’, had achieved a world record for monthly lengths by excavating 456.72 m at the prestigious Mumbai coastal road project, Package 4

Rhenus expands presence in Indian logistics industry

The Rhenus Group, as a global logistics service provider, has expanded its warehousing footprint by launching two new multi-user chemical warehouses in Jamalpur (Gurugram) and Bhiwandi (Mumbai).

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.

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.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has witnessed a challenging time in the first half of 2022 as a result of increased input costs, particularly steel, aluminum, and nickel prices.

ExxonMobil in strategic partnership with THINK Gas to market CNG lubricants

ExxonMobil Lubricants announced a strategic partnership with THINK Gas Distribution, involved in clean fuel distribution to consumers, to market its range of compressed natural gas (CNG) lubricants for passenger and commercial vehicles.

The market is shifting towards bigger vehicles in the tipper segment

We have a total of five manufacturing plants in India, of which four are located in North India and one in South India

Heading towards a new high!

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

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

Components industry to witness 60% decline due to EVs: AIFI President

AIFI has expressed concerns to the government over high steel, aluminum, and nickel prices, as the increase in steel prices has damaged the Indian forging industry

Tata Motors’ ‘Construck’ range of mining tippers

These tippers have always been the preferred workhorse in the mining operations.

R Kumar of Elgi: We plan to increase our range of portable screw air compressors

Ramesh Kumar G of Elgi Equipments speaks on the key applications of mobile air compressors in construction, mining, and drilling operations.

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.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

• The increase in steel, aluminium, and nickel prices have hammered the industry in India

Rhenus expands its presence in Indian logistics industry

The company will be launching two new multi-user chemical warehouses in Jamalpur (Gurugram) and Bhiwandi (Mumbai).

L&T sets a world record in tunnel boring for Mumbai coastal road project

TBM ‘Mavala’ completes 456.72 m in a single month