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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.

Machine vision projects made easy

New Smart Camera supports changeover at full production speed.

JCB launches its range of CEV stage IV backhoe loaders

The range includes the new 3DX Plus, the 3DX Xtra, the 3DX Super & the 4DX to meet a wide range of applications for customers.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates IoT enabled, energy efficient facility in TN

Schwing Stetter India, one of the largest manufacturers of concreting and construction equipment’s across the country, inaugurated its fifth manufacturing facility in Cheyyar, Tamil Nadu.

JCB strengthens presence in Andhra Pradesh

The company's dealer, Varun Motors, inaugurated its new facility for sales, service and spares in Rajahmundry, the cultural capital of the State.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

B&R India completes expansion of new warehouse & repair facility

B&R India, one of the leading automation company in India recently extended its warehousing & logistics space at Chakan, Pune as a response to continuous growth the company is experiencing and foreseeing in the future.

Innovation has been cornerstone of JCB’s operations

In our exclusive, Deepak Shetty, Deputy CEO & Managing Director, JCB India Limited, tells us how the construction equipment industry in general and JCB in particular have been emerging through the year of the pandemic.

Are IoT & AI just a hype

The internet of things is significantly transforming industries such as automotive, Healthcare & Medical, Energy and Off highway.

VECV opens new truck plant at Bhopal

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) commenced the commercial operations at its new, state-of-the-art truck manufacturing unit at Bagroda, Bhopal.

The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

VE Commercial Vehicles opens new truck plant at Bhopal

This is the eighth manufacturing facility of VECV in Madhya Pradesh.

Contractors are increasingly using machine control technologies

Samip Desai, Director, Moba Mobile Automation (India), talks on the growing importance of control technologies and solutions offered by the company.

Next year will be the best for construction industry

Speaking exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA after winning the coveted Equipment India Person of the Year 2020 award, VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, shares his thoughts on the company’s success, future plans and the market outlook.

Schaeffler India launches ‘OPTIME’

It is an efficient and easy-to-use low-cost solution designed specifically for comprehensive condition monitoring of all process-critical assets across entire machine and equipment.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.

Digitised & connected mining with advanced automation technology

Like automotive industry, emerging advanced technologies are helping mining industry to upgrade as well as digitise their operations. According to various report, India is one of the largest exporters of iron ore, chromite, bauxite, mica and manganese.

Backhoe Loaders Bouncing Back

In the current market conditions, the customer focus will be on equipment with better productivity and cost saving. Backhoe loader with its multi-utility advantage and competitive price will drive the demand in the current market scenario.

New Frontiers of Trenchless Technology in India

During the past 25 years, trenchless technology has become a major part of construction industry in India. Dr Niranjan Swarup elaborates on the emerging trends in trenchless technology in India and the opportunities for the world

Welspun One to set up 110-acre warehousing project in Bhiwandi

Designed to global standards and Green Building Certification requirements, the project is positioned to become a key asset in the hub of Mumbai’s warehousing market.

Service Lifecycle Management Solution

The new solution establishes an end-to-end digital thread between equipment manufacturers and the owner/operators of that equipment by leveraging elements of the Xcelerator portfolio from Siemens Digital Industries Software and IBM Maximo®.

Siemens, IBM deliver Service Lifecycle Management solution

Siemens and IBM announced the availability of a new solution designed to optimise the Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) of assets

Complete range of Integrated hydraulic motor gearboxes for mobile solutions

Bonfiglioli provides a complete range of innovative integrated hydraulic motor gearboxes for mobile solutions.

Siemens introduces workplace distancing solution

Combining proven hardware and software, Siemens has created a new workplace distancing solution

Can India be an alternate manufacturing base?

Even before COVID 19 crept up upon us, our roads sector had already hit a speed breaker. Construction of highways slowed to 27 km a day during April-January against 29.7 km a day achieved in 2018-19.

Monitoring All Assets in a Single App

Schaeffler OPTIME makes condition monitoring cost-effective for all plant assets.

We are focusing on improving our support system

Trenchless solution is used in constructing infrastructure for various segments and projects of different dimensions.

The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

Can India be an alternate manufacturing base?

Even before COVID 19 crept up upon us, our roads sector had already hit a speed breaker. Construction of highways slowed to 27 km a day during April-January against 29.7 km a day achieved in 2018-19.

Tech-Knowledgy The Way Forward

New-generation technologies can lead the construction equipment industry to newer heights in efficiency and productivity.

Digital Disruptions in Construction Rentals

Digital disruption is pushing customers and contractors to move from asset ownership towards a lease or rental model, writes Anant Raj Kanoria.

We are future emission ready with our products and equipped our network

Ashok Leyland is the market leader in agricultural harvester combine segment and has significant presence in industrial equipment market across applications.

Creating a Win-Win Situation

In India, human resource along with automation will work wonders for the manufacturing industry.

Construction equipment technology has come a long way

The need to execute challenging projects within stipulated timelines will further strengthen the mechanisation process in construction.

There is a general shift in the construction industry approach in accepting newer technologies

Aproaching newer technologies means higher profit, efficiency, productivity, and reduced cost.

Filter market is expected to witness exponential growth

Construction and mining equipment need robust and high-performance filter solutions.

Grading the Future

The current market conditions are tough for motor graders since the projects are not active due to the coronavirus impact.

Digital Transformation

Digitalisation and Internet of Things (IoT) are gaining popularity among the construction equipment users due to the growing need to improve the productivity, efficiency, and performance quality of equipment working at infrastructure project sites.

Hindustan Zinc partners with FarEye to build digital control tower

India's largest and the world's second-largest zinc-lead miner, Hindustan Zinc (HZL) has partnered with FarEye, a SaaS-based predictive logistics platform, to reduce dependency on manual processes, enhance logistics efficiency and mitigate risks.

National Infrastructure Pipeline Gets Set to Flow

The Union Budget 2020-21 heralds the roadmap for investing Rs 103 trillion in the next five years.

Digital Push in infra equipment

Construction equipment with digital and IoT technologies are driving smart planning and execution of projects in the country. This is expected to push the efficiency and productivity at project execution.

Mahindra BLAZO X range receive BS6 homologation certificate

Mahindra Truck and Bus (MTB) received the BS6 homologation certification for its BLAZO X heavy commercial vehicle range from the Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT).

Hindustan Zinc partners with FarEye to build digital control tower

India?s largest and the world?s second-largest zinc-lead miner, Hindustan Zinc (HZL) has partnered with FarEye, a SaaS-based predictive logistics platform, to reduce dependency on manual processes, enhance logistics efficiency and mitigate risks.

We have focused on introducing new models towards customer centricity

Sunbeam Infra Equipments, a division of Sunbeam Generators, is among the prominent players in the concrete equipment industry with its concrete mixers (purchased from Greaves Cotton) and now with additions of batching plants, concrete pumps and mixer pumps

We have trainers assigned especially for the India market

With over 325 years of innovation and passion, Husqvarna provides construction professionals with support, service and a wide range of machines, diamond tools and all accessories that you need to cut, saw, drill, demolish, grind and polish concrete. Tennyson Anthony, General Manager, India , Husqvarna Construction Products shares more on the company's India focus.

Schwing Stetter launches 22 products at Excon

Schwing Stetter India unveiled 22 new products at the Excon 2019 in Bengaluru. With this new product line up, Schwing Stetter India aims to position itself as one of the most prominent infrastructure equipment partner in the country and an active participant across all government projects to be announced.

Infrastructure takes pole position

The Central Government's latest announcement on investment in infrastructure has revalidated the mood that was set by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at EXCON this December.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

We are a preferred automation partner for market leaders

B&R India has established seven offices in major cities of India and has expanded its Pune office space to match the growth.

Optimum Equipment Utilisation

Use of suitable equipment with matching features at projects with minimum operating and maintenance cost will help in achieving optimum utilisation of construction equipment.

Excon 2019 to demonstrate smart technologies for infra growth

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will unveil the 10th edition of South Asia?s largest construction equipment (CE) trade fair Excon 2019 tomorrow in Bengaluru.

Mining Gains

The recent policy initiatives by the Central Government are expected to boost the mining activities in the country, providing new opportunities to private and global miners, and equipment and technology providers.

SMART INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

With around 150 delegates, the fifth Smart Industry Conference provided know-how on the topics of automation, Industrial IoT and digitalisation.

Schwing Stetter launches new concrete truck mixer range

Schwing Stetter India, one of the leading concreting equipment manufacturers in India, announced the launch of its new premium variant of concrete truck mixers ?Super? 7?, in association with Mahindra Powerol.

THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

We take advantage of IoT at every opportunity

Mann and Hummel offers end-to-end filtration solutions for construction and mining equipment. Antomon Rapheal, Director-R&D Engineering - OE, Mann and Hummel Filter, explains more on the market opportunity and products and solutions.

Building smart machines and factories

The Innovation Day conference held in Ahmedabad was insightful with dedicated focus on smart manufacturing.

MHE holds enormous growth potential

Despite the relative slowdown in demand in the current fiscal, the market for material handling equipment (MHE) will continue to expand in double digits over the next few years.

Loads of Opportunities

With the construction activity picking up and mining operations reviving in India, new opportunities are knocking at the doors of the wheel loader market.

CRUSHING BARRIERS

Fragmented aggregate mining, as well as issues related to regulations and liquidity, are threatening the growth of the crushing and screening equipment segment in India.

WebNMS forays into IIoT solutions

WebNMS, the IoT division of Zoho Corporation, announced its foray into the Industrial IoT (IIoT) space through its partnership with HMS Networks.

Transforming Mining Safe and Productive

Underground mining is an extremely tough mining method with various risk factors involved.

Mechanisation is growing in underground mining

Komatsu Mining Corp is a major equipment manufacturer in underground mining operations.

Transition to underground mining is around the corner

In the near future, there will be hardly any deposits left near surface and hence the underground operation shall become more prominent.

The mining sector is poised to make significant strides

Epiroc covers a wide range of underground equipment needs with production and face drill rigs, loaders and trucks.

Compact and powerful

With the growth drivers of urban and rural infrastructure markets opening up, mini construction equipment segment is looking for a renewed growth in the coming years.

Godrej Material Handling launches Godrej RenTRUST

Godrej Material Handling announced Godrej RenTRUST, their new equipment rental brand that will provide 360-degree solutions to customers encompassing manpower, machine, fuel and maintenance.

Godrej Material Handling launches Godrej RenTRUST

Godrej Material Handling announced Godrej RenTRUST, their new equipment rental brand that will provide 360-degree solutions to customers encompassing manpower, machine, fuel and maintenance.

Bigger Digger

Optimum utilisation of excavators is of utmost importance for the economic operation of the machine. All hydraulic excavator OEMs have introduced matching technologies for the optimum performance of their machines.

Time-bound projects demand highly efficient equipment

In the current scenario, most of the projects have become time-bound and have to be completed within the stipulated period. Due to this, expectation of the market has also changed especially in road segment.

The market growth will definitely continue

As infrastructure and agriculture market continue to grow, demand for hydraulic motors is here to stay. Marc-Oliver Nagel, Sales Subsidiary Manager India, Poclain Hydraulics, shares more on the market and technology trends.