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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.

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

Escorts Kubota Q1 profit at Rs 147.5 cr

Construction equipment volumes up by 59.4% at 966 units

Volvo upgrades its largest wheel loader

The flagship of Volvo Construction Equipment wheel loaders, the 56-tonne L350H has been upgraded to increase productivity, fuel efficiency and profitability, the company says.

Small is the New Big!

Air compressors are necessary at any construction site. Compared to non-portable air compressors, the smaller machines produce significantly less noise, and are used to complete jobs at any locations.

Living on the Cutting Edge

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

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

Tata Motors’ HSA for enhanced safety and lower maintenance costs

The Construck Tippers have always been the preferred workhorses

Loaded with opportunities

The wheel loader market is estimated to be valued at over $23.74 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to reach a CAGR of over 8.9 per cent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

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.

Key concrete equipment tech that meets user demands

The line-up of key concrete equipment available today spans pumps vibrators batching plants and mixers. Do these machines adequately meet user demands or are some features missing? Should this line-up include other equipment? We provide the answers.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

Tony of Atlas Copco: We have a good mix of compressors in our diesel range

Tony Van Herbruggen of Atlas Copco India speaks on the key productivity parameters of mobile air compressors.

JCB India, Karnataka Bank tie-up for equipment financing business

The tie up arrangement with JCB India Ltd is expected to boost the lending avenues under the Bank’s MSME portfolio.

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.

Living on the cutting edge

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

SANY Bharat delivers largest crawler crane to Sanghvi Movers

SANY Bharat, achieved a significant milestone by delivering four units of SANY SCC8000A 800-tonne crawler crane, India’s largest crawler crane, to Sanghvi Movers.

CNH Industrial pledges educational support to underprivileged students in India

CNH Industrial has further expanded its CSR initiatives to support the education of socio-economically disadvantaged students with three projects in India.

L&T named second strongest global engineering and construction brand

Larsen & Toubro (L&T), an Indian multinational engaged in EPC Projects, Hi-Tech Manufacturing and Services, has been named as the ‘Second Strongest Brand’ among the top 50 Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) companies – by Brand Finance, the world’s leading brand valuation consultancy.

High Productivity, Solid Savings with Tata SIGNA 2825.K REPTO RMC

In many small and compact mobile applications, the requirements for control tasks are increasing.

Motion launches Mi Fluid Power Solutions

Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, and a provider of industrial technology solutions, has formed a new fluid power business brand: Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS).

Volvo CE India showcases biodiesel blends for CE range

Volvo CE India has announced that its customers across the country will have access to select biodiesel blends to run their Volvo machines.

Powering construction sites

The article evaluates the increasing impact of alternative sources of energy on the genset space.

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.

Lifting up!

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

$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.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

ur new products namely: 45/65-45 58PR VEM 63 L5 TL, 14.00-24 GTL CHAMP 16 PR G3 TT, 12.00-24 HARD ROCK CHAMPION 20PR E4 TT and 16.00-25 VEM 045 44PR E3 TT have been added to their existing product portfolio.

JCB India inaugurates Indimo facility in Navi Mumbai

JCB India Limited has inaugurated its new dealership Indimo JCB in Navi Mumbai which covers an area of over 14000 sq ft.

L&T named second strongest global engineering and construction brand

L&T achieved a significant improvement in its brand strength, with its Brand Strength Index (BSI) increasing by 7.1 points, to 83.9 out of 100, with a corresponding rating of AAA.

CASE India inaugurates Skill Development Center in Pithampur

The initiative is aligned with Central Government’s Skill India Mission

About 400 comprehensive GIS-based maps prepares under PM GatiShakti

Minister of Commerce and Industry Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal told the media that about 400 comprehensive geographic information system (GIS)-based maps have already been prepared under PM GatiShakti National Master Plan.

CE export witnesses 60% growth in FY22

According to the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) the export of construction equipment has increased by 60 per cent in FY22 with earth-moving equipment witnessing 69 per cent growth in the last fiscal year.

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

Make in India initiative has been pivotal to our re-entry into the market

Lintec & Linnhoff launched its new Linnhoff DRX DurableMix asphalt plant series. It also launched its locally manufactured Linnhoff TSD1500 MobileMix asphalt plant. The plants will be built by its newly appointed licensed manufacturing partner, Gainwell Engineering.

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.

Our focus is on digitisation

Axle Shaft India is one of the leading manufacturers, suppliers, and exporters of a wide range of industrial products. The vast product line of the company is inclusive of chisel lock pins, excavator pins, rock breaker chisels, through bolts, agricultural shafts, excavator bushes, spline shafts and automotive axle shafts.

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

The crushing equipment industry has reached its peak.”

Titan Crushing Equipment is focused on the aggregate and infrastructure industry. The company designs and manufactures equipment under the brand name – Diamond Crushers. The company specialises in producing jaw crusher, which is widely used in mining, quarry, and material handling. Over these years, the company has gathered specialists and experience in designing and manufacturing various models of jaw crushers.

We plan to come with a manufacturing plant near Mumbai.

Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt Ltd. (EEE) was founded with the sole aim of providing high-quality machinery that can boost the country’s growth in the construction sector. “During Excon, we have launched two new products – the passenger hoist and the CNC highspeed Rebar processing machine,” said PV Ramdev, Managing Director of Everest Engineering Equipment.

India offers a huge opportunity for the growth of the CE industry

Ammann is a world-leading supplier of mixing plants, machines and services to the construction industry with core expertise in road building and transportation infrastructure. Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India, speaks on the various technological display during Excon.

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

Excon brings more cheer to the season

Excon was spread over 3,00,000 square meters of display area with the participation of over 800 exhibitors from India and abroad.

Tata Motors showcases high-performance trucks

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, showcased its state-of-the-art high-performance trucks.

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.

Crushing Need: Energy-Efficiency

Environmental and energy-cost issues make it vital for the crusher and screening equipment industry to focus on energy-efficient machines.

Garg of L&T: Excon has benefitted us with increased market share over the years

Arvind K Garg of L&T Construction & Mining Machinery speaks on the key products on display during Excon.

Daimler India, PPS inaugurates BharatBenz dealership in Jabalpur

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in collaboration with PPS Trucking, inaugurated the new BharatBenz dealership in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur.

Dilip Buildcon emerges as lowest bidder for Rs. 1,589 cr road project

Dilip Buildcon has jumped to Rs.250.50 by 4.17 per cent after the company announced that it is declared as the lowest bidder for Rs 1,589 crore road project by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), based on Hybrid Annuity in the state of Karnataka.

L&T awarded contracts for transportation infra biz

The transportation infrastructure business of Larsen & Toubro has secured various orders from prestigious clients.

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

High-Speed Rebar Processing from Everest

Since the Indian infrastructure and construction industry are taking a new pace, every contractor is searching for new options to speed up the projects.

We will be launching track mounted compact range of crushing & screening machines

Excon is one of the largest construction equipment trade fairs and has been playing an important role in bringing out the latest technologies and solutions and we at Terex are proud to be a part of the 11th edition taking place this year

We have a positive outlook on future of power transmissions products

We have been participating in Excon, since its sixth edition. Over these editions, we have gathered many a positive experience and have watched this exhibition, mirror the growth of the construction equipment industry in India.

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.

We expect about 25% increase in sales of first quarter

Vishvaroop Anand Managing Director, Titan Crushing Equipment.

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.

Our products will be a game-changer for mining industry

Rajiv Poddar Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries

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.

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

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.

How can manufacturing industry leverage cloud computing

Sachin Nigam highlights four points on how cloud computing can benefit manufacturers.

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.

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.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions.