Advancing Indian Construction with AI

With AI, construction equipment can do more than ever before. They can also do some tasks on their own, which saves time and makes things safer on construction sites.

Role of AI in EV component manufacturing

AI is gaining momentum as a pivotal component of the automotive sector, with its significance growing steadily each day.

Changing the future of construction

In construction, machine learning can help project engineers, supervisors, and everyone else involved in a project

What AI can do for the CE industry

Productivity, safety and uptime are crucial drivers in the CE industry, where machine downtime can cost more than $1 million per day.

Transforming Construction

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

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

Safety at New Heights

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

Vision 2030 Drives Growth

The compaction equipment industry in India has witnessed significant technological advancements in recent years. Manufacturers are integrating advanced features, such as GPS technology and telematics, into their machines to enhance precision and efficiency.

Powering Progress

The article explores the reasons behind the increasing usage of diesel engines in construction equipment, their impact on performance and efficiency, and the technological advancements shaping the future of construction machinery.

Boost on the cards for auto components?

The Indian automotive industry sector has a positive outlook for the upcoming Budget, with expectations for updates on the FAME 3 scheme, PLI sops, and GST revision.

Saving from untimely engine troubles

A decent periodic inspection with an in-depth analysis will allow you to locate the potential problem with the engine before it heads for a major failure.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Electric Vehicles: Revving Up Despite Roadblocks

The revision in the FAME II policy during 2023 posed a setback for the growth of 2W and 3W. However, the overall expansion of the EV market remained robust throughout CY2023.

We are committed to staying ahead of emission standards

Vasanth Thangavelu, General Manager – Marketing Deployment (Commercial), ExxonMobil Lubricants, speaks on the company's key offerings for the construction and mining sector.

Grading the Future

As the demand for advanced road networks and improved connectivity continues to surge, the clamor for motor graders in the construction industry is reaching unprecedented heights.

Beyond the Dust

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

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Hydrogen-Powered Revolution!

As the hydrogen-powered revolution gains momentum, India stands at the forefront of a cleaner and more sustainable automotive future.

Revolutionising Industrial Sustainability

Modern industries are integrating the practice of drawing periodic oil samples to meticulously track the condition of lubricants and machine health

We anticipate a peak in market volume in 2023-24

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director, Volvo CE India

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

Caterpillar Unveils High-Performance C13D Engine in India

Caterpillar introduces C13D engine at Excon 2023

Komatsu acquires American Battery Solutions

In the race to develop more electric construction equipment and related charging solutions, Komatsu has agreed to acquire American Battery Solutions. Closing on the purchase of the Detroit-based company is planned for December 1.

Heavy Truck Chassis: Maximising Longevity

Construction equipment is the backbone of infrastructure development, and heavy machinery requires a long-lasting chassis to excel in harsh environments.

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.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

OEMs partner to electrify US construction industry

Volvo Construction Equipment, Atlas Copco Group, and Husqvarna Construction have announced a new partnership with the Sweden-US Green Transition Initiative to showcase the electrification of construction equipment, green infrastructure construction, and the transition toward a more sustainable construction sector in the U.S.

Raimondi Cranes boosts Dubai construction

Raimondi Middle East, a prominent player in the construction equipment sector, has made a significant contribution to Dubai's thriving construction landscape.

Boosting Productivity

The construction machinery attachments market was valued at $5.76 billion in 2021 and is expected to surpass a net valuation of $7.58 billion by 2027 end, registering a solid CAGR growth of 4.68% over the forecast period.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

We are actively focusing on digital solutions and telematics

In this insightful interview, Wayne Van Antwerpen, Group Crusher Technology Product Manager, Terex Material Processing, discusses the complex landscape of product development in the crushing industry. Wayne sheds light on how innovation, adaptability to regional needs, and sustainability are shaping the future of Terex Material Processing.

FCC highlights growth opportunities in railways

FIRST Construction Council (FCC), an infrastructure think-tank, hosted a virtual discussion forum on Oct 5, 2023, to discuss business opportunities for industry in the developing rail infrastructure segment.

Crushers and Screens: Whats Needed!

What do operators of crushers and screens look for in a machine?

India urged to reform mineral exploration policies

Sumit Deb the outgoing President of the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) has called for comprehensive reforms to stimulate mineral exploration in India

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Bridgestone India’s plant at Chakan in Pune district has been verified as being carbon neutral for the year 2022.

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.

Indian Logistics Boom in 2023

H1 2023 recorded 49 per cent of total absorption registered over the entire previous year. This represents a YoY growth of 17 per cent bringing it to an estimated 15.4 million square feet.

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.

Poised for growth

As coal mining activity escalates, the need for tipper trucks will rise.

Construction sites often require air compressors to be mobile

Ramesh Kumar G, Vice President – Portables, ELGi Equipments, speaks on the most common types of air compressors used in the construction industry.

Removing Moisture from Compressed Air

The refrigerated dryer is used for removing moisture and water vapour from compressed air.

The mineral’s demand is likely to increase by 3 per cent

Kirity Kumar, Business Segment Manager – Operating Solutions, Quaker Houghton, speaks on the types of products manufactured by the company for mining and other related industries.

Bridgestone’s Pune plant is verified carbon neutral

Audited and verified as carbon neutral by LRQA

Building the Future

The market for wheel loaders is seeing fresh traction due to the buoyancy in road construction activities. Fresh off take of coal due to a surge in thermal power production is adding to the demand.

Zinc: Securing a Sustainable Future for Mining Industry

The steel used for the coaches of the Vande Bharat trains has been fortified with zinc.

Contamination-free lubricants!

Managing and control of contamination in various stages of plant lubrication helps in extending the life of lubricants and equipment.

Successful mining with technology-driven lubrication solutions

Mobil Delvac Modern™? 15W-40 Super Fleet is a contemporary heavy-duty diesel engine oil intended to improve fleet performance.

Will the Road construction target be achieved in 2023-24?

The road sector is suffering from immobility! Surprised?

Haver & Boecker Niagara opens new service centre in Brazil

The facility provides service and support for mining operations

The New Concrete Frontier

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

Modern Demolition

Increased efficiency, increased safety and reduced need for skilled labour are among the many factors that drive the development of autonomous construction equipment.

Foxconn in talks for JV with TSMC and TMH Group

According to a report, Foxconn is currently in discussions with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) and Japan’s TMH Group to form a joint venture and technology partnership in India with the aim of establishing semiconductor fabrication units.

Selecting the right hydraulic hose

Hoses typically become heavier for any given length, with added layers of reinforcing wire, as the working pressure requirement increases.

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.

ELGi air compressors meet the industry benchmark for noise levels

Ramesh Kumar G, Vice President – Portables, ELGi Equipments, speaks on the most common types of air compressors used in the construction industry.

Fecon unveils new Disc Hawk compact disc mulcher

The disc mulcher increases productivity with a faster, rougher cut

BDL and BEL ordered Rs 3.85 billion worth of BEML bags

EBITDA margins increased significantly from 13.6%.

“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.

Craning for Success

Advancements in technology have propelled the increased usage of tower cranes in tall buildings.

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.

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

The Mining Boom

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

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

ACMA organises Tech-Show for Chennai Metro Rail

ACMA, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India, organised an exclusive Tech-Show for the Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) spanning two days, May 17 and 18, 2023 at CMRL Depot in Chennai.

Mandatory AC cabins for truck drivers by 2025!

Starting in 2025, all truck cabins will be required to have air conditioning, offering much-needed comfort to drivers who endure sweaty conditions during their 11-12 hour shifts.

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.

Technology penetration in mine planning is still lower in India

Arun Misra, CEO, Hindustan Zinc, speaks on the challenges facing in the mining equipment market in India, and the ways to address them.

Improving Performance of Crane Manufacturers

Bonfiglioli’s HF series gear motors for hoisting application offers several features that help hoist designers to make optimised selection.

US CE rental sales to rise 12.5% in 2022

The American Rental Association (ARA) forecasts significant growth for equipment rental revenue in the United States this year despite economic indicators being described as mixed and uncertain.

VE Commercial Vehicles sells 6289 units in May 2023

Eicher branded trucks & buses have recorded sales of 6,076 units in May 2023 as compared to 5504 units in May 2022

Cummins India wins award at CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2022

Cummins India (CIL) received Excellence in Environment Management award for the Manufacturing Sector at the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2022.

The market for hoists has increased by 25 to 30% this year

PV Ramdev, Managing Director, Everest Engineering Equipment, speaks on the segments that are driving the demand for MHEs in India.

Eyeing New Heights

The construction equipment and equipment financing industries experienced a series of highs and lows throughout 2022. As the new financial year starts, both sectors turned their attention to infrastructure as the driving force for future growth.

Caterpillar showcases new excavators at customer event

The recently launched Cat 350 excavator along with the 374 and 395 excavators were displayed at the event.

Preventing engine troubles

To ensure a longer life of the engine, regular maintenance is a must, writes Julian Wood of Perkins Engines.

Revolutionising construction

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

Department of water resources in Punjab seek bids for machinery

The deadline for submitting bids is May 25, 2023

Caterpillar displays latest range of hydraulic excavators at its customer meeting

Cat® dealer, Gmmco, organised a one-day customer meeting at GMR Arena in Hyderabad, on 8 May 2023, to showcase the latest range of next-gen cat large hydraulic excavators.

Chilla Elevated Road gets budget approval for Rs 8.01 bn

The Chilla Elevated Road which has been postponed since 2021 owing to a shortage of funding is finally going to move forward after the allotment of the budget of Rs 8.01 billion.

CE industry grows by 25% in FY2023

The quick expansion in road and infrastructure development activity across the nation, fuelled by significant governmental expenditure as well as private sector initiatives, is the primary cause of this wise rise in the industry's fortunes.

Cat launches 926, 930, 938 small wheel loaders

Caterpillar is introducing a new generation of small wheel loaders, including the Cat 926, 930, and 938 models, which provide a wide range of innovative features and technologies to enhance safety, simplify operation, and lower overall lifecycle costs.

Ujjain Invites Tenders For Procurement Of Sewer Cleaning Machine

The bid submission period will end on May 17, 2023

LeeBoy unveils commercial-class electric asphalt paver

8520C E-Paver is its 1 st electric asphalt paver of commercial class

The Versatile Workhorse

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

The demand trend for earthmoving equipment is expected to remain positive

Nischal Mehrotra, Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Liugong India, speaks on the emerging technology trends in the earthmoving equipment industry in India.

Reducing Carbon Footprint

Terex India, a global manufacturer of materials processing and lifting machinery, is responding to the industry’s decarbonisation challenge by providing solutions that work towards minimised environmental impact and greater sustainability.

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

Powering Machines

Automation and industrialisation are major drivers of demand for hydraulic motors in India.

BKT’s Bhuj Plant: Racing ahead of time

The Bhuj site, at the centre of a well-thought-out growth strategy by BKT, consists of the state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities as it aims for an annual tyre production of 600,000 MT.

Powering up the Earth

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

Volvo reveals 50-Ton EC500 next-gen excavator

To have Volvo smart view with obstacle detection technology

Construction equipment ind. grows by 25% in FY2023

Construction equipment industry grows by 25% in FY2023

Deere reports 32% net sales increase for Q1 2023

Deere & Company’s global net sales and revenue increased 32 per cent, to $12.7 billion, for the first quarter of the company’s fiscal year.

Cat upgrades older skid steer and CTL models with smart blade options

Previous models can operate the GB120 and GB124 smart grader blades

With WX175E SR, Case CE strikes the wheeled excavator market

New short-radius wheeled excavator can traverse streets up to 22 mph