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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.

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.

UK PM Johnson inaugurates JCB's Vadodara facility

The company has six factories in India at locations including Jaipur and Pune

NIP can make CE tick

As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.

CII Excon 2021 to aid India to become second largest CE market by 2030

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has announced the 11th edition of Excon, South Asia’s largest construction equipment, and construction technology trade fair, which will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru from May 17-21, 2022.

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.

JCB launches its new 50Z-1 mini excavator with zero tail swing

Joseph Cyril Bamford (JCB) has launched its range of compact excavators with zero tail swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet.

JCB’s zero Tailswing 50Z-1 compact excavator

JCB has expanded its range of compact excavators with the zero tail-swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet over its predecessor, the 48Z.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

JCB launches its new 50Z-1 mini excavator with zero tail swing

Joseph Cyril Bamford (JCB) has launched its range of compact excavators with zero tail swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet.

Paving the way ahead

While recent times may have been tough on construction equipment manufacturers, the compactor market is still brimming with optimism.

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.

Top popular construction equipment companies in India

The infrastructure sector has witnessed a rapid growth within the country. With many ongoing projects, nation is for sure going to taste its development soon, but along with it many industries associated with infrastructure has evolved. One such industry is the construction equipment industry.

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.

Sany becomes world’s largest excavator seller in 2020

Indian construction equipment and heavy machinery manufacturing firm Sany has gone past major brands like JCB and Caterpillar to become the biggest excavator seller worldwide in 2020.

JCB India launches its access range of machines

India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction Equipment, JCB India Ltd launched its access range of equipment. This new range consists of four electric scissor models S1930E, S2632E, S3246E and S4046E and come with working heights of 7.71m, 9.92m, 11.7m and 13.9m.

JCB unveils tallest telehandler

JCB is going bigger and taller with its new eight-story-high rotating telehandler, the 512-83R, which it calls three machines in one. JCB says it can also serve as a crane or be equipped as an aerial work platform.

Volvo CE introduces 3 new construction BEVs

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

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.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

JCB India launches its access range of machines

This new range consists of four Electric Scissor models S1930E, S2632E, S3246E and S4046E and come with working heights of 7.71m, 9.92m, 11.7m and 13.9m.

Sany becomes world’s largest excavator seller in 2020

Indian construction equipment and heavy machinery manufacturing firm Sany has gone past major brands like JCB and Caterpillar to become the biggest excavator seller worldwide in 2020.

Unlocking the mining potential

The future of the Indian mining equipment market looks good with opportunities in underground mining and surface mining.

Sany becomes world’s largest excavator seller in 2020

Indian construction equipment and heavy machinery manufacturing firm Sany has gone past major brands like JCB and Caterpillar to become the biggest excavator seller worldwide in 2020.

JCB launches new range of CEV stage IV compliant wheeled CE

JCB India launched its all-new range of CEV Stage IV compliant wheeled construction equipment vehicles. The launch of these machines makes JCB India the first company in the industry to have brought in the CEV Stage IV emission standards across its range of wheeled machines.

Tech Drives Backhoes

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

JCB launches new range of CEV stage IV compliant wheeled CE

The range includes the 3DX Plus and the 4DX backhoe loaders, the VM117 soil compactor, the 530-70 and the 530-110 telehandlers with engines complying with the new emission norms. For bulk handling, three new wheeled loaders, the 433-4, the 437-4 and the 455-4 were also launched with new engines.

Deepak Shetty of JCB: We have pioneered integration of digital tech in our machines

In an exclusive interaction with Equipment India, Deepak Shetty, CEO and MD, JCB India, speaks on the current market for telehandlers, and major changes taking place in terms of technology.

JCB announces Covid relief package for employees

The company also aims to vaccinate all its employees over the next few weeks.

The all-rounder

Integration of advanced technologies such as telematics and fleet management systems are providing a positive outlook to the market for telehandlers.

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.

Beating Covid-19

The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic brought us to a complete standstill. However, several companies have rose to the occasion and have come forward to help hospitals treating Covid-19 patients by supplying medical oxygen.

JCB’s range of CEV stage IV backhoe loaders

India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, JCB India flagged off its new range of CEV Stage IV backhoe loaders at its Headquarters at Ballabgarh (Delhi-NCR). The range includes the new 3DX Plus, the 3DX Xtra, the 3DX Super and the 4DX to meet a wide range of applications for customers.

JCB stops operations at all Indian plants for 10 days

JCB India announced a 10-day temporary suspension across all its manufacturing facilities in the country, citing the rising number of Covid cases.

Mini Machines, Maximum Demand

The demand for compact equipment from urban projects is expected to continue.

JCB strengthens presence in Andhra Pradesh

India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, JCB India further strengthened its presence in Andhra Pradesh. Its dealer, Varun Motors, inaugurated its new facility for sales, service and spares in Rajahmundry, the cultural capital of the State.

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.

The versatile machine

Most skid steer loaders are designed to work in diverse climates of high ambient of 48 degree Celsius or severe cold and high altitude areas, no matter what climatic conditions.

Focus on infra to revive economic growth

The government’s focus on building infrastructure will create jobs and revive economic growth

How NIP has set the tracks for growth

Recently during an interaction with the Union Minister of Roads Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari, the Minister reiterated that he was proud to have launched a CNG based equipment model of JCB.

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.

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.

Rural infra, healthcare to drive demand for CE

The construction equipment industry sees two emerging categories—infrastructure development in rural India and the creation of a strong healthcare system—as growth drivers in the coming years, even as the industry sees green shoots with the revival of infrastructure projects.

JCB India enhances distribution network in Rajasthan

JCB India has strengthened its presence in western Rajasthan. Its dealer at Jodhpur, Mayank Equipments, inaugurated its second 3S facility for sales, service and spares in the region.

JCB India’s largest parts centre inaugurated in HaryanaJCB India inaugurated its largest

JCB India inaugurated its largest parts centre at Bhaproda, Haryana. The facility spread over 150,000 sq ft will provide parts support to the northern Indian region. It will cater to 15 dealer locations and contribute almost 40 per cent to JCB’s parts business in India.

JCB India’s largest Parts Centre inaugurated in Haryana

The over 150,000-sq ft facility will provide parts support to the northern Indian region.

JCB India launches industry’s first dual-fuel CNG backhoe loader

The dual-fuel CNG backhoe loader can operate on CNG and diesel simultaneously

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

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.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

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.

Pre-owned Equipment Market to Excel

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

Used Equipment Market to Flourish

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

JCB Group appoints Deepak Shetty as Deputy CEO and MD in India

The JCB Group announced the appointment of Deepak Shetty as the Deputy CEO and Managing Director of JCB India.

New appointments at LiuGong India

LiuGong India has announced the appointment of A Krishnakumar as the President – India effective July 2020.

Wheel Loaders: Loaded with Opportunities

Wheel loader market in India is looking at the emerging opportunities after the fresh momentum that is going to prevail in the market post-COVID pandemic after the government’s pro infrastructure policy initiatives.

We are leveraging digital technology in our products and services: Jasmeet Singh

JCB has pioneered the integration of digital technology in its ‘Intelli’ series of construction equipment. Jasmeet Singh, AVP, Corporate Communications & Corporate Relations, JCB India, shares more.

JCB India joins battle against coronavirus

JCB India has partnered with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad to support the fight against COVID 19. This project will be partially funded through JCB India's CSR initiative.

JCB India's Pothole Repair Machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

JCB India's Pothole Repair Machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

SDLG's Upgraded Motor Graders

SDLG has announced a raft of important updates to its popular range of motor graders, including a new cab, new engine hood and improved maintenance access.

SDLG's Upgraded Motor Graders

SDLG has announced a raft of important updates to its popular range of motor graders, including a new cab, new engine hood and improved maintenance access.

JCB India gets new Managing Director

JCB has announced the appointment of Subir Chowdhury as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at JCB India.

JCB rolls out 750,000th backhoe loader

JCB celebrated a unique milestone as its 750,000th backhoe loader rolled off the production line.

JCB joins the battle against coronavirus in India

JCB India has partnered with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad to support the fight against COVID 19. This project will be partially funded through JCB India?s CSR initiative.

JCB rolls out 750,000th backhoe loader

JCB celebrated a unique milestone as its 750,000th backhoe loader rolled off the production line.

An Uphill Task

Lack of availability of certified skilled equipment operators is a major issue faced by construction contractor in India.

We have pioneered the operator training programmes

JCB India through its 15 centres has already trained close to 30,000 operators, thereby creating employment and entrepreneurship amongst the youth.

Steering Growth

Growing urbanisation and mechanisation of manual jobs are driving the demand for compact equipment such as skid-steer loaders in India.

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 will build on our Intelli series

In four decades of operations in India, JCB has grown to become a full-range construction infrastructure equipment partner offering indigenous, innovative and versatile solutions of One-Global-Quality.

JCB India develops pothole repair machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in the presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

Compliance Challenges

Embracing the next level emission regulations is expected to be tough for the engine and equipment OEMs considering technology upgradations and need for adequate skill development among the users.

Blastcrete Equipment Tier 4 Final products meet emission standards

Blastcrete Equipment LLC, a longtime manufacturer of shotcrete and gunite mixers and pumps, announced the completion of the transition to Tier 4 Final-compliant products for the full line of Blastcrete Equipment.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Best debutant award

Ankit Goel, Chief-R&D, Escorts Construction Equipment (centre) receiving the award from Steve Jones, Senior Director, Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics (right), in the presence of Pratap Padode, Founder and President, FIRST Construction Council (left).

JCB India, CSIR-CRRI jointly develop pothole repair machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

Srei Equipment, United Bank to jointly offer loans

Srei Equipment Finance (Srei Equipment), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance (Srei), partnered United Bank of India to jointly offer loans to MSME sector and retail customers under a co-lending arrangement.

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.

JCB India appoints new MD & CEO

JCB has announced the appointment of Subir Chowdhury as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at JCB India.

Appetite for dust control systems is growing

Spraystream describes itself as a leading global player in dust control, cooling and misting systems to optimally address issues of industrial odour and dust.

iQuippo organises Paison Ki Nilami

Commenting on this occasion, Anant Raj Kanoria, CEO, iQuippo, said, ?We have noticed that in the market customers always want to negotiate pricing and interest rates and we through our platform want to digitise and make this process transparent

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.

Telehandler market in India is steadily expanding

Telehandlers are very popular equipment worldwide and are extensively used globally. Souma Ray, Director, Haulotte India, explains the market dynamics globally and in India.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

JCB opens new dealership headquarters at Kochi

JCB India inaugurated the new headquarters of its dealership, Popular JCB at Kochi in Kerala. Spread over 40,000 sq ft, with built-up area of 24,000 sq ft, the dealership employs over 200 trained personnel.

JCB to set up sixth factory in India

JCB will invest Rs 6.50 billion in a new plant in India as the company prepares to celebrate 40 years of manufacturing in the country.

Steer it up

In spite of the vast opportunities available, skid-steer loaders are still looking for a level-playing field in the Indian market.

Digital push in CE

With the growing need for real-time monitoring and control of equipment fleet and operations, use of digital technologies in construction equipment operation and maintenance is gaining more traction in the current scenario.

CPM insurance in CE

India's economy is big and is getting bigger. The construction industry is the second largest industry in India after agriculture.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The construction equipment expo - held in December 2018 in Delhi - scaled new heights even while participants expressed their apprehensions on the market scenario in 2019 owing to the upcoming elections.

Our products are an outcome of what our customers in India want

JCB INDIA For JCB India, continued focus on integrating digital technology in construction equipment was the focus at bauma this year.

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The fifth edition of bauma CONEXPO INDIA is expected to be bigger in number of exhibitors and exhibiting area, compared to last edition.

JCB opens new dealership in Kathmandu

Presently, over 350 Livelink enabled JCB machines are successfully working in the country. The technology comes as an optional feature on JCB products.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA continues to grow

The largest-ever bauma CONEXPO INDIA will open its doors soon as manufacturers from all parts of the world will present construction machinery, equipment and technological innovations from December 11 to 14 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi.