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VECV's future-ready mobility solutions at Bharat Mobility Expo 2024

The range of sustainable and eco-friendly mobility solutions cover a range -of electric trucks and buses that offer customers and transporters a Pro Business, Pro Planet choice.

Safety at New Heights

Mobile cranes are relatively easier to operate, manoeuvre, and optimise. However, they are highly prone to accidents.

Beyond the Dust

The market for construction equipment filters is influenced by global economic conditions, as construction activity often correlates with economic growth.

Cummins to showcase future emission-ready power solutions portfolio at Excon

Set to showcase next-generation, future emission-ready, Legend L10 and M15 engines

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.

Pushing new boundaries

As the market for excavators experiences increased demand, OEMs are innovating by introducing new features aimed at enhancing both the efficiency and productivity of these machines.

VECV, IIT Indore ink MoU for tech development and upskilling

The tie-up will cover joint research, exchange of tech information

Connecting Machinery with Efficiency

Essential for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of construction machinery like excavators, loaders, bulldozers, cranes, etc., hydraulic hoses play a crucial role in various equipment.

Unleashing the hidden potential

The undercarriage parts market in India is expected to continue growing due to ongoing infrastructure projects, and the demand for reliable heavy machinery.

Automation at the Forefront

Companies use automated material handling equipment because it increases productivity and reduces waste, which results in significant cost savings.

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

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 Equipment Rental

The equipment rental market in India is expected to continue its growth trajectory in the coming years, driven by factors such as increasing infrastructure development, rising construction activities, and growing demand for advanced equipment and machinery.

How to make construction S.Af.E.R?

The theme S.Af.E.R. stands for -- S: Sustainability; Af: Alternative Fuels; E: Electrification; and R: Rentals. The underlying premise of the theme is that integrating energy-efficient equipment and energy-saving technology in sustainable development initiatives can drastically cut energy use and harmful emissions.

Paving the Way for Safer Future

Our R&D team puts a lot of effort into applying telematics to machines to make them smarter and help protect our environment, writes Dheeraj Panda.

Towards a “Greener Future” together

Developing businesses are treating “sustainability” as the crucial goal of their method and operations to escalate growth and to compete in the global market.

We continually make investments to upgrade our facilities

Satya Ranjan Mohapatra, Deputy General Manager (IB & IS), Tide Water Oil, speaks major products from the company and its salient features.

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.

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.

Mining the Future

With prospects in both surface mining and underground mining, the Indian market for mining equipment appears to have a bright future.

We provide customised screening media solutions across any applications

Mohammed Hussain Khan, Managing Director, Flexiflow Industries, speaks on the latest products and solutions offered by the company for the Indian market.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

We provide customised screening media solutions across any applications

Mohammed Hussain Khan, Managing Director, Flexiflow Industries, speaks on the latest products and solutions offered by the company for the Indian market.

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.

Gadkari inaugurates cold mixer paver and patch-fill machine

Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a unique first-of-its-kind mobile cold mixer cum paver and patch-fill machine which has been developed indigenously by Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) to repair potholes.

Automation is the top priority in all our plants

India has done a marvelous job in road building and irrigation, opening new doors for infra equipment. Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager, OE Sales, Balkrishna Industries, shares how these initiatives have boosted sales.

Escorts launches India’s first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE) launched NXT13DC CNG, India’s first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane, with dual Fuel (Diesel & CNG) and RC2522, India’s first Mono Chassis Safe Crane with 25T lift capacity.

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

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.

Battery vehicles are now trending in the market

Today India is one of the fastest-growing economies – power consumption and steel are prime indicators of growth, and are having a northward trend hence the demand for minerals and metals both are growing in India.

Opportunities galore

The construction industry across the globe is anticipated to present significant opportunities for construction equipment.

Counting on diggers

Increasing demand for construction and infrastructure activities is anticipated to augment earthmoving equipment market growth in India over the next few years.

Sajjan Jindal is CW Man of the Year - Private Sector

Jindal was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Fully loaded with opportunities

For a construction site to function without a loader may be impossible. Add to this the fact that the awareness to use the right tool for the right job is growing. The future of loaders looks bright despite the recent slowdown. The influx of new technology is ensuring that they are ever versatile and profitable to operate.

Sanjay Koul of CMD, Timken: Govt programmes will have direct impact on demand for bearings

Sanjay Koul, Chairman and Managing Director, Timken India, speaks on the latest trends in bearings for construction equipment (CE) applications, and emerging technology trends.

Improving Machine Productivity

While the pandemic affected all industries, it positively contributed to the bearings industry. By accelerating value chain processes, and building future capabilities, the industry quickly adapted to meet the demands.

Govt programmes will have direct impact on demand for bearings in the CE market

Sanjay Koul, Chairman and Managing Director, Timken India Limited

Restart of govt flagship programmes will lift up excavators market in 2021

According to the Off-highway Research, the sale forecast for crawler excavators from 2019-2024 is 24 per cent whereas the mini excavator market is expected to grow by 39 per cent during the given duration.

Opportunities in bulk for cement

As per estimates of total projects to be sanctioned and those upcoming and under construction across sectors, the hope is to see better days ahead—quantitatively and qualitatively—for the cement industry.

New Avenues to Growth

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit market players adversely on the supply side, causing declining sales of undercarriage components.

CE industry: On the road to recovery

The rural economy has also been driving sales of construction equipment. A good monsoon, record agricultural production and huge procurement by the government agencies along with a focus on rural infrastructure are all attributable to increasing rural prosperity.

Self-reliance in mining equipment

With demand for mining machinery on the rise, it would be ideal for us to have Made-in-India mining machines.

VE Commercial Vehicles opens new truck plant at Bhopal

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

L&T Construction bags mega contract of India’s first high-speed rail corridor

The scope for the MAHSR - C4 package includes the construction of viaducts, stations, major river bridges, depots, and other auxiliary works.

AMRL SEZ set to turn Make in India dream into reality

The SEZ is ready to house a diverse set of industries – electronics, medical equipment, general engineering, auto ancillaries and components, solar and many more.

The mantra of self-reliance

After months of speculation on GDP numbers, the results have confirmed our worst fears: our economy is suffering from a serious malaise.

We focus on off-highway sector and want to grow with this

Balkrishna Industries (BKT) is a homegrown multinational player with a strong presence in the off-highway tyres globally. With the Indian market growing faster, the company is gradually increasing its sales in India which otherwise is majorly focusing on export market. Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, BKT shares more on the company and the market scenario.

India will be a high growth market: Vivek Hajela

L&T has fully conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in-house wheel loaders with more than 90 per cent components sourced domestically. Vivek Hajela, General Manager and Head - Construction Equipment Business, Larsen & Toubro, shares more on the market scenario and outlook.

Demand in 2021 will be better than this year

Timken has been manufacturing in India for the last 30 years. Sanjay Koul, Managing Director, Timken India, explains the current market scenario and the company’s products and solutions for the CE market.

Our vision of ‘Always Better’ goes beyond traditional thinking

With business in more than 120 countries and direct presence in 28 countries, Elgi Equipments is consolidating its presence in global market with innovative products and services.

Covid-19 Challenges Revival

The lockdown in the country has entered its third stage on May 4, 2020 in view of the deadly coronavirus pandemic continuing its grip on the country even after the six-week lockdown in two stages.

We plan to expand our facility to cater the growing demand

Aerial work platform (AWP) provides complete safety to work at heights. Daedalus is a company that provides AWP products and solutions indigenously.

Creating a Win-Win Situation

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

Weld India 2020 to showcase innovations

The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW) - India?s Mumbai Chapter is hosting the fifth International Welding Congress and 13th Weld India Exhibition of the country in association with the International Institute of Welding from February 6 to 9, 2020 in Navi Mumbai on the theme: Advanced welding technology and quality systems for developing economies.

We create value for our customers through make in India

LeeBoy India benefits from having a local manufacturing facility to effectively catering to the local and export markets.

KION india opens new facility in Pune

Supporting the government's Make in India initiative, KION opened India's largest material handling equipment facility in Pune

Undercarriage Parts

Undercarriages and parts in crawler- or track-mounted equipment play important role in the mobility of the whole equipment and its uptime. Undercarriage parts are small and simple, but when all put together, support the entire track system.

DOZCO, ITM form new JV

Italtractor ITM Spa (ITM) and DOZCO India announced the creation of a joint venture (JV) company called ITM DOZCO Pvt Ltd. The intention of this new JV is to create the leading manufacturer of undercarriage components in India to optimise service to local and global customers.

Rs 200 billion projects initiated in Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated projects of about Rs 200 billion for Mumbai. The three metro corridors initiated by the Prime Minister are 9.2 km Gaimukh to Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road) Metro-10 corridor, 12.7 km Wadala to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Metro-11 corridor and the 20.7 km long Kalyan to Taloja Metro-12 corridor.

Swachh Bharat a game-changer for cleaning equipment sector

The Central Government's drive for a cleaner India has reportedly given a big boost to firms in the hygiene and cleaning equipment space as Fonzo Equipment has reported rapid sales growth within two years of launch.

fpsi conference on fluid power industry

The series of FPSI meetings held in Bengaluru for the fluid power fraternity comprising hydraulic, pneumatic and mechatronic industries, discussed and deliberated the key market trends and industry initiatives.

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.

BEML Flags off Nation's First 150T Electric Dump Truck

BEML has launched an indigenously developed nation's first 150T electric drive rear dump truck, with an objective of strengthening the Make in India initiative that will address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

We expect good progress in make-in-india schemes

Kavitsu has the manufacturing capability of producing slew bearings of up to 3,200 mm and the company is planning to increase the capacity to 5,000 mm.

Srei Equipment Finance and Bank of Baroda in strategic alliance

Srei Equipment Finance (SEFL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance (Srei), and Bank of Baroda, India?s second largest public sector bank, announced a strategic alliance to offer joint loans for infrastructure equipment under a co-lending arrangement.

Mahindra Logistics trains 10,000 drivers across India in one year

Mahindra Logistics successfully trained 10,000 drivers across India as a part of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMVKY).

Indian market has a great growth potential

Founded as Racine Threshing Machine Works in the mid-western US in 1842, CASE Construction Equipment today operates as a subsidiary of CNH Industrial.

Applications in India: issues and Solutions

Indian subsurface construction requirements are unparallelled and through proper interventions, we can realise this dream. Dr Niranjan Swarup elaborates on the challenges and issues in trenchless applications in India and the solutions to overcome these challenges.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

The sixth Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Innovation to drive the future

When it comes to construction and mining machinery, hydraulics is the major source of power to the heavy-duty operations at extreme conditions. The hydraulics industry is making major strides in the efficiency and performance of its products.

beml launches India's first 205T electric dump truck

BEML has launched an indigenously designed and developed nation's first 205T electric drive rear dump truck (Model BH205-E). This is expected to address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

looking forward to Newer Heights

Atlas Copco, global leaders in compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems, is looking forward to strengthen its Make in India initiatives.

Pioneering Growth

Traditionally known for aerospace, engineering and IT, Bengaluru is fast emerging as a construction equipment (CE) hub in India with major players expanding their base in the city.

BEML flags off nation's first 150T electric dump truck

BEML has launched an indigenously developed nation's first 150T electric drive rear dump truck, with an objective of strengthening the Make in India initiative, that will address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

Atlas Copco to further strengthen presence in India

Atlas Copco, global leaders in compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems, is looking forward to strengthen its Make in India initiatives. The company with its facilities in Pune, Nashik and Hyderabad, has been manufacturing in India for the past almost 60 years.

BEML flags off India?s first 205T electric dump truck

BEML has launched an indigenously designed and developed nation?s first 205T electric drive rear dump truck (Model BH205-E). This is expected to address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

BEML flags off nation?s first 150T electric dump truck

BEML Ltd, a public sector company under the Ministry of Defence and a premier manufacturer of mining and construction equipment, has launched an indigenously developed nation?s first 150T electric drive rear dump truck, with an objective of strengthening the Make in India initiative, that will address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

AMTEX 2018 showcases technological innovations

AMTEX 2018, the biennial machine tools and engineering exhibition in India themed on Man, Machine and the Future held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Indian market is a priority for Ammann Group

Started operations in India in April 2013 joining hands with Apollo Group, Ammann Group has come a long way in a short span.

Pushing Boundaries

With the demand for excavators growing in the market, OEMs are introducing new features to further improve the efficiency and productivity of the machines, helping in quick and qualitative project execution.

Record footfall at ELECRAMA 2018

The 13th edition of ELECRAMA held at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from March 10 to 14 recorded a visitor turnout of more than 2.98 lakh, according to the organisers. Over 1,200 exhibitors showcased their products and services at the biggest showcase of electrical and electronics manufacturers.

Digital Platform for efficient CE Sourcing

With markets being overcrowded and competition more intense than ever, coupled with a flurry of information in this digital age creates a lot of distractions.

We will take small steps to build ourselves

When I joined the company, I spent three months to understand the company, people, dealers, vendors, etc. I first identified the pain areas and major gaps and then prioritised the major actions we needed to take.

Warehousing space leasing rockets by 85 per cent across key Indian markets

Knight Frank India launched the third edition of its flagship India Warehousing Market Report 2018. The report unravels the present scenario of the Indian logistics sector along with providing a definitive view on the country?s top warehousing markets, which include Mumbai, NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

Innovations in Warehousing

Warehousing industry in India needs innovative approach to achieve improved efficiency. Asim Behera explains more on the current scenario and the importance of advanced innovative warehousing solutions to meet the emerging demands.

The big movers

Being the major equipment class in the infrastructure development activities, Earthmoving equipment sees further demand growth in future owing to an anticipated growth in construction activities.

Escorts unveils new pick-n-carry crane at Excon 2017

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE) launched India?s safest pick-n-carry crane (as the company claims), CT Smart 15, at the Excon 2017 in Bengaluru, along with best-in-class (performance, productivity and reliability) soil compactor 3212 in 12-tonne class and upgraded Hydra series pick and carry crane.

We see Indian CE industry as an opportunity for us to grow

The current equipment industry scenario is a positive eco-system for construction equipment industry and commercial vehicles. Policy initiatives by the present government such as Make in India, Smart City Mission and Sagar Mala Project have given a boost to the manufacturing and infrastructure industry in India.

We are launching new products at Excon

Government of India has given impetus in fast tracking various infrastructure projects, especially in road, railways, ports and airports sectors. There are also large irrigation projects under construction in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states.

We see Excon as a business facilitator

Post GST, the construction equipment (CE) sector in India had a short term hit. Retail hiring segment was adversely effected, as it is more of unorganised sector.

Excon 2017 marks revival of Indian CE industry

After a continuous phase of sluggish market and recession, the construction equipment sector is on the verge of a turnaround now. The sector has received a boost with the government's renewed focus on road building, as a result the market grew by 16 per cent in 2015, and further by 39 per cent to peak in 2016.

Escorts showcases new products at IREE 2017

Escorts has developed a series of new products to make rail travel safer and faster. The new products include anti-lift AARH couplers, axle-mounted disc brakes, brake disc for high-speed LHB coaches, locomotive brake electronics for both electric and diesel locomotives, high-end dampers for locomotives and LHB coaches besides air springs.

On a Brighter Note

The government's increased focus on port infrastructure and through budget and Sagar Mala programme has opened new growth avenues for port equipment industry and is looking forward to a brighter future in India.

Hydraulic Hoses & Fittings

Hydraulic hose and fittings is one of the most important components in fluid power transmission. Selection of the right hose depends on various factors viz, operating pressure range, temperatures, abrasion resistance, and application and flow requirements. One should also consider the type of fluid conveyed and the application.