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An Insight into the Future

The company’s plant software, though not fitting into any conventional AI and autonomous operations philosophies entirely, has begun incorporating ML algorithms to a certain extent.

We utilise telematics to monitor machine health

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

Transforming Construction

Construction companies can schedule proactive maintenance, preventing breakdowns and minimising unplanned downtime.

Automation and the embrace of technology

Telematics and IoT are other aspects of automation that are finding their way in construction equipment.

Predictive Maintenance: A New Paradigm in Heavy Equipment Intro

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

Navigating the future

Ongoing advancements in technology, including the integration of IoT, AI, and automation, are revolutionising the construction and mining equipment market.

Recent past sees significant IoT development for remote and health equipment monitoring

BKR Prasad, General Manager – Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery

R&D serves as the cornerstone of Netradyne’s strategic approach

Amit Kumar, Sr Director – Marketing, Netradyne Technology, speaks on the company’s flagship product – Driver•i – and how it contributes to enhancing fleet and driver safety.

Sustainability and innovation: The key drivers

The construction industry is a major contributor to climate change, so there is a growing demand for eco-friendly construction methods and materials. By combining sustainability and innovation in technology, India can create a world-class infrastructure system that can support its economic growth and social progress, writes VG Sakthikumar, Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Sustainability and innovation: The key drivers

The construction industry is a major contributor to climate change, so there is a growing demand for eco-friendly construction methods and materials. By combining sustainability and innovation in technology, India can create a world-class infrastructure system that can support its economic growth and social progress, writes VG Sakthikumar, Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

The demand for concrete equipment is on the rise.

K Sunil Kumar, President, Infrastructure Equipments, Sunbeam Generator

We are proactively focusing on energy efficiency and digitalisation

Dhanraj Kalbhor, Managing Director, NORD Drivesystems

Our products are future ready

Amit Bansal, Director Sales & Marketing-BCP Division, Caterpillar India

In 1 cu m concrete mixers, we have 50-60% market share

Prashanth Kumar, Executive Director, Sicoma Mixers India

We expect a modest growth of 5-10% in the Indian market

Kennady V Kaipally, Country Manager, Bonfiglioli Transmissions Stefano Baldi, MWS Global Sales Director, Mobile and Wind Industries, Bonfiglioli Riduttori

We plan to add more products to our mining portfolio

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

Cientra, Invas join hands to build groundbreaking 5G IoT solutions

Collaboration addresses the challenges of security and identity faced by IoT companies

Navigating the Road Ahead

The market for sensor pavers is expected to grow at 7-8 per cent CAGR over five years.

We plan to exhibit our new Smart+Excavators

Rajiv Chaturvedi, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, After sales and Parts, Hyundai Construction Equipment India

Our focus is on introducing cutting-edge electric machines

Sanjay Saxena, COO, Sany India and South Asia

We are also growing in the concrete pump segment

KYB Conmat, with over 13 years of experience in the industry, is one of India’s leading manufacturers of concrete equipment and holds a top three position in most segments, including batching plants, paving machines, transit mixers, and self-loading mixers. Kalpesh Soni, Vice President – Marketing, KYB Conmat, speaks on how his company is hearing up for Excon 2023.

BPE inks 3 major int’l collaborations

Best Power Equipments India Private Limited (BPE), a leading Indian manufacturer of end-to-end strategic power solutions, has cemented three major joint ventures that mark a pivotal step towards becoming a major player in the South East Asian region.

CII targets over 15% YoY growth in next 5 years

The event witnessed the participation of leading names from the industry, government, and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sector.

Sustainability & innovation key drivers for infra development

The construction equipment industry is pivotal for economic growth

Micron launches $2.7 bn semiconductor plant in India

Micron Technology, a global leader in memory and storage solutions, has initiated the construction of a state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility in India, marking a significant step towards bolstering the country's semiconductor industry.

ELGi introduces Air~Alert in India

Elgi Equipments, one of the world’s leading air compressor manufacturers, announced the introduction of Air~Alert, an IoT-based air compressor monitoring system, for the Indian market.

BPE inks 3 major international collaborations

Best Power Equipments India Private Limited (BPE), a leading Indian manufacturer of end-to-end strategic power solutions, has cemented three major joint ventures that mark a pivotal step towards becoming a major player in the South East Asian region.

Concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced tech.”

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

Fleet Management and AI!

Asset management helps to maximise the value of equipment over its lifespan by ensuring that it is properly maintained and used efficiently.

Revolutionising construction

The booming construction sector is fueling a growing demand for air compressors.

BPE inks 3 major int’l collaborations 

BPE inks three major joint ventures, to become a major player in the S.E Asia

BPE collaborates with China and Vietnam for int’l projects

BPE collaborates with China and Vietnam for international projects

ELGi introduces Air~Alert in India

Air~Alert is an IoT-based air compressor monitoring system

ELGi introduces Air~Alert in India

Air~Alert is an IoT-based air compressor monitoring system

The concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced technologies

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

We are enhancing business competencies for green bio-carbon material development

Vidyadhar Limaye, President – Business Head (Polymer), Varroc Engineering, speaks on the current status and recent developments of company’s polymer business.

The New Concrete Frontier

Contractors must adopt advanced, efficient concrete equipment to meet growing project sizes, tight deadlines, and high-strength concrete demands.

Our company is focused on digital transformation

Ammann ELBA batching plants are designed taking into consideration the minutest details,” says Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India, while speaking on the safety features incorporated in their range of concrete 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

“We work very closely with mining companies.”

BKR Prasad, General Manager – Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the types of mining equipment offered by the company.

Embracing the Rental Revolution

Rental penetration is a bit low in the mining equipment industry, but it is increasing on YOY basis due to awareness and availability of latest mining equipment.

The Mining Boom

India's increasing coal projects drive a surge in mining equipment demand!

Mini excavators are in high demand due to rapid urbanisation

E. Moses, Executive Vice President, Division Head, Kobelco Construction Equipment India, speaks on different models and specifications of mini equipment offered by the company.

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service.

Revolutionising construction

Automation in construction equipment has the potential to improve productivity, safety, and efficiency, leading to significant advancements in construction practices.

The Versatile Workhorse

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

Powering up the Earth

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

Steering the market

Skid-steer loaders segment is one of the only few segments that has shown an increase in sales in 2022 as compared to 2021. The enormous growth in the market value of the construction sector will further fuel the nation's high demand for skid steer loaders.

The Rise of Automation in CE Industry

In recent years, the industry has embraced automation as a way to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the quality of its products.

The Rise of Automation in CE Industry

In recent years, the industry has embraced automation as a way to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the quality of its products.

DICV’s Sustainability Goals

Driving sustainability in our production and operations has been a key focus for DICV since our inception, says Satyakam Arya, CEO and MD, DICV.

Automation Connect 2022: B&R India creating pathway for the future

B&R India organised a grand event in Ahmedabad during the month of October 2022

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.

Predictive Maintenance: A New Paradigm in Heavy Equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

Our focus is on sustainability

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

Going forward, we will have new products

Kaushik Sen, Country General Manager, Drillman Global, speaks on the IoT and digital technologies that are evolving in the business.

Outsourcing Warehouse Operations

Aditya Vazirani of Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions discusses warehousing, which has emerged as one of the most crucial aspects of the modern supply chain.

India is one of the very few countries where mining is still growing

Rajesh Nath, Managing Director, VDMA India, speaks on sustainability in the mining industry.

Mining opportunities!

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

Why outsourcing warehouse operations are more effective

Aditya Vazirani of Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions discusses warehousing, which has emerged as one of the most crucial aspects of the modern supply chain.

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.

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.

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

Why outsourcing warehouse operations are more effective

Aditya Vazirani of Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions discusses warehousing, which has emerged as one of the most crucial aspects of the modern supply chain.

“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.

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.

ACOPOS P3: At home anywhere in the world

B&R servo drives support all common power supply systems worldwide.

B&R servo drive now more resistant

The compact B&R servo drive is suitable for use in aggressive atmospheric environments and at temperatures as low as -25°C. The electronics of the ACOPOS P3 are protected from external influences by a special coating as standard, making the servo drive even more resistant.

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.

3i Expo gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry

3i EXPO & Conference— hosted by Industrial Products Finder (IPF) from May 20-21, 2022 in Mumbai—received an arousing response from the Indian manufacturing sectors with senior representatives from some of the leading companies like Emerson, Godrej & Boyce, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, etc visiting the event.

3i EXPO & Conference gets a rousing response from the manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

3i EXPO & Conference gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

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.

AI, IoT & automation are the future for CE industry

Propel has participated in every Excon right from its commencement. We have always had excellent customer response and the number of visitors to our stall has seen huge jumps in every edition.

How can manufacturing industry leverage cloud computing

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

DICV’s Sustainability Goals

As an environmentally-conscious organisation, DICV is also moving forward along a roadmap that helps tackle climate change while spurring economic growth.

Use of advanced automation is transforming infra development

Today, automation vendors and OEMs are shifting their focus significantly according to the needs of their customers, i.e., end-users. This results in a wide-ranging transformation of products, solutions, and business models

infra demand boosts rental market

Rental is the future. Infrastructure stimulus measures and pent-up demand in the Indian market suggest growth ahead for equipment rental firms.

The revolution in mining

While many technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones, etc. already being used in the mining industry, advanced automation and Industrial IoT can solve the industry's challenges at the core.

Upgrading Technology

Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.

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.

Earthmoving equipment is a staple of the construction industry

Satin Sachdeva, Secretary General, Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) and member Global Rental Alliance (GRA)

DICV’s ambitious sustainability goals for 2025 and beyond

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced its ‘Seven Statements for Sustainability’, a series of goals aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and protecting the local environment.

DICV’s ambitious sustainability goals for 2025 and beyond

DICV makes ‘Seven Statements for Sustainability’, aims to reduce carbon footprint and protect local environment

CE industry talks a common language using OPC UA

Construction equipment manufacturing is taking a solid leap with the advantage of new technology developments

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: I expect this to be our best year

Schwing Stetter is the name synonymous in the concrete equipment segment. Over the years, the company has introduced several path-breaking products in the Indian concrete pumping industry such as SP8800 concrete pumps, CP 30 batching plants and the 10 cu m truck mixers, which became synonymous within the RMC industry.

How automation is changing construction industry

The construction sector is huge, but famously stubborn in its adoption of new technology. That is changing as advances in construction automation continue apace… including the development of construction robotics solutions.

Tech Drives Backhoes

Backhoe loader manufacturers are leveraging digital technology by integrating Big Data and the Internet of Things in their models.

At CASE, our backhoe loaders are replete with advanced features

Backhoe loaders are one of the most popular and in demand construction equipment currently, accounting to nearly 65 per cent of the construction equipment segment in India.

Predictive maintenance: A new paradigm in heavy equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

Predictive maintenance: A new paradigm in heavy equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information

We have pioneered integration of digital tech in our machines

As the Indian market matures, global best practices are making their way into the Indian material handling industry. There is an increased focus on safety and productivity on work sites which presents us with the opportunity of introducing products with the latest and state-of-the-art technology in India.

We expect the demand to grow for hydraulic excavators

Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head-Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro

Digging deeper

The government’s various initiatives on revival of the infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian hydraulic excavator market.

Fuel tracking solution’s penetration is less than 1% of the overall commercial fleet size

Nigraani provides IoT (Internet of Things) solutions to commercial fleet operators to help them track their diesel consumption with 99 per cent accuracy and fleet operation metrics. The SaaS (Software as a Service) model helps avoid any overhead of setting up an IT team to manage hardware/software.

B&R introduces high-end PC for mobile machinery

Tractors and implements can optimise harvesting efficiency, for example, by exchanging information such as speed and load capacity.

Are IoT & AI just a hype

Trelleborg is currently focusing the Cognitive Sealing approach on industries and applications in which there is a very high cost of downtime and maintenance.