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Revolutionising Industrial Sustainability

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

The demand for concrete equipment is on the rise.

K Sunil Kumar, President, Infrastructure Equipments, Sunbeam Generator

Our tires are a perfect fit for diverse applications

Ashok P Chhajer, Senior General Manager – OE Sales, (Domestic Market), Balkrishna Industries

Our tires are a perfect fit for diverse applications

Ashok P Chhajer, Senior General Manager – OE Sales, (Domestic Market), Balkrishna Industries

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.

Infra development is a primary growth driver of Indian economy

In this exclusive interaction, Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe Muenchen India, elaborates on the company’s partnership with the Gujarat Contractors Association (GCA) and K and D Communication to launch the inaugural edition of Gujarat CONEX 2023, which will be held from 21-23 September 2023 at the Helipad Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

CNH pledges to empower Indian young people

The company has introduced comprehensive training programmes

On a high growth path

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

On a high growth path

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

Automation at the Forefront

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

The Versatile Workhorse

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

New mining machinery are driving demand for all-steel radial tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the factors that are driving the Indian OTR tyre market, and the recent innovations in tyre design and making in construction vehicles.

Powering Machines

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

XCMG releases 17 models of excavators

XCMG Excavator, a subsidiary of Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group, recently staged the grand launch of 17 new excavators that are specially designed and customised for the high-end North American market.

Technology and social impact drive John Deere’s 25-year success in India

John Deere continues to innovate, invest, and leverage manufacturing, talent, and India’s supply chain to serve farmers in India and around the world – all designed to enhance farm productivity through technologically advanced products and services.

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.

Entering an era of transformation

Off-the-road tyre manufacturers and suppliers are facing brand-new difficulties as a result of technological advancements and evolving end-user needs that are pushing the market into uncharted terrain.

Technology drives John Deere’s 25-year success in India

Over its 25 years, John Deere has shown significant commitment to investment in manufacturing and product development in India

Technology and Social impact drives John Deere’s 25-year success in India

John Deere continues to innovate, invest, and leverage manufacturing, talent, and India’s supply chain to serve farmers in India and around the world

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in 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.

The demand for high-capacity equipment is increasing day by day

Amit Banerjee, Chairman and Managing Director, BEML, shares the outlook for the Indian mining industry, and the sectors that will drive the demand in the mining sector.

Innovations in Mining!

Organised by CII, the 16th edition of the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) - India's only focused fair for the mining industry was held between 16 to 19 November 2022 at Rajarhat, Kolkata.

Manitou: Spearheading the growth

Manitou has a wide range of telehandlers for every segment, for every application.

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

“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.

Escorts is now Escorts Kubota

Escorts and Kubota Corporation, Japan have decided to strengthen their partnership aligned to their vision of global leadership in farm mechanisation and spreading farming prosperity.

Escorts Limited is now Escorts Kubota

Escorts and Kubota Corporation, Japan have decided to strengthen their partnership aligned to their vision of global leadership in farm mechanization and spreading farming prosperity.

We have a positive outlook on future of power transmissions products

We have been participating in Excon, since its sixth edition. Over these editions, we have gathered many a positive experience and have watched this exhibition, mirror the growth of the construction equipment industry in India.

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

On the Move!

The market for mobile cranes is on the move driven by low-rise residential, commercial, and industrial building construction activity in urban areas.

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.

Paving the way ahead

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

Companies all over the world are turning to digital integration to increase efficiency in the mining process.

In recent years, mining companies have adopted a growing range of digital solutions. Many have mechanised their operations, moved from the physical to the digital realm by adding equipment sensors.

Kubota increases its stake in Escorts

Escorts and Kubota, a global leader in tractor and machinery, have decided to strengthen their partnership in pursuit of their vision of global leadership in Agri Machinery.

Kubota increases its stake in Escorts

This partnership with Kubota will enable Escorts to have access to global best practices and state of the art research & development facilities.

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.

Unlocking the mining potential

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

We expect the demand to grow for hydraulic excavators

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

We expect the market for hydraulic excavators to grow by 20%

The excavator market peaked in FY2018-19 following three years of sustained growth led by increased government focus and investment in the infrastructure sector.

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.

India continues to be an important market for us

Since 1958, Putzmeister has been global leaders in the world of construction and mining. The company develops, produces, sells and serves its customers with high quality and high reliability machines for pumping, distributing and placing concrete, mortar and high-density solids, and for preparing, temporarily storing, processing and transporting these materials.

The D-factor

Where the demand will be coming from for the construction equipment industry?

Mini Machines, Maximum Demand

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

Infra push to drive demand for diesel engines

Factors such as demand for reliable electricity, which is growing across the world on account of industrial expansion and development of commercial infrastructure are driving the diesel power engine market.

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.

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.

The multitasking concrete machine

Mobility and multitasking advantage are driving the demand of self-loading concrete mixers in rural construction projects

Mechanised scavenging to be made mandatory

Government will amend the Manual Scavenging Act to make mechanised cleaning mandatory.

Godrej to expand SKUtro range

Godrej Material Handling is preparing for a range expansions for its unique intra-logistic, mobility-cumtransport solution, Godrej SKUtro.

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.

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.

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.

Godrej Material Handling to expand SKUtro range

Launched last year, SKUtro is a manual rider equipment used for transporting loads from one point to another within a shopfloor.

The growth of mini excavators will be much faster

Tata Hitachi pioneered the mini excavator market by introducing the first indigenously developed 2T TMX20, way back in the 1990s. Rahul Shorey, Head Sales – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Co, shares more on the market trends.

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.

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.

Can Mobile Cranes Lift the Mood?

Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?

We have a huge focus on Indian market

With three full-fledged warehouses in Bhiwandi, Bengaluru and Gurgaon, Jungheinrich is expanding its reach across the regions in the country. Manojit Acharya, Managing Director, Jungheinrich Lift Truck India, shares more on the market scenario and the company’s plans for the Indian market.

It can take 3-6 months to get back to a smooth industrial activity

At a time when the industry is going through tough conditions, Putzmeister is taking important steps to support its customers.

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.

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.

Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

OTR Tyre Market Insights

The OTR tyre industry in India is anticipated to exhibit significant growth by 2025, if the government targets to complete all the planned projects within the desired time frame, writes Karan Chechi.

Sonia Gandhi appeals to PM Modi

The construction industry employs 30 million people, more than the population of Australia or Malaysia; yet only 4 per cent of the current 32 million workers are skilled.

Kubota to invest in Escorts, to deepen partnership

Kubota Corporation, a leading global tractor and machinery manufacturer from Japan, will acquire 10 per cent equity stake in Escorts, a leading engineering conglomerate in India, in order to integrate and deepen their relationship towards achieving their mutual ambition of global leadership.

Make in Steel 2020

Given the long-term pipeline of infrastructure projects in India, the growth opportunity for the country's steel sector is immense.

Port Infra Needs Facelift

Developing new ports and terminals and the revival of old infrastructure at major ports in the country are expected to open up new opportunities for port equipment companies.

JSW to develop first container terminal

JSW Infrastructure has signed a concession agreement with New Mangalore Port Trust to develop and operate its first container terminal project for 30 years.

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.

Steering Growth

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

Putzmeister and Sany showcase concrete solutions at Excon

Putzmeister and Sany Concrete Solutions delighted customers and visitors at Excon 2019 with an expanded product range, live demos and the iconic Elephant Nights.

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.

On revival Path

In spite of the current slowdown, tyre market for off-highway applications is going to revive in the coming years due to an anticipated pick up in infrastructure developments in future.

Increased footfall of customers boosts the confidence of the OEMs

A JV between Tata Motors (40 per cent) and Hitachi Construction Machinery Company (60 per cent), Tata Hitachi provides world-class construction equipment to address India's infrastructure and mining needs.

We will showcase some of our latest products at Excon 2019

This year, Bonfiglioli Transmissions celebrates two decades of its presence in India. Over the years, the company has developed a broad range of drives catering to a vast array of applications in the construction, mining and other industries.

B900 backhoe loader is our highlight this year

Doosan Bobcat India (DBIN), established in 2007, is a subsidiary of the Doosan Bobcat Inc. A market leader in skid-steer loaders with over 60 per cent market share, DBIN has quickly become one of the top players in the sub 5-tonne compact excavators

Turn to Digital and Automation

Digitalisation, automation, analytics, predictive maintenance, etc are the present day solutions to make the fleet agile and sweat.

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.

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.

Mining Needs a Leg-up

For India to achieve its full potential in the mining sector, policymakers need to give a leg-up in lifting the mining sector on a high growth path. Jayanta Roy elaborates on the mining industry scenario in India.

Towering opportunities

Choosing a tower crane is increasingly about safety and productivity features, as customers seek to lift more with less power, upgrade to a higher capacity economically, and safely use multiple cranes at space-constrained project sites.

Doosan Bobcat India hosts financiers meet

The compact construction equipment sales is gaining momentum in the Indian context and therefore the easy availability of financing options for customers is inevitable.

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.

Cautiously Optimistic

The government's various initiatives on revival of infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian construction equipment market in the past 2-3 years.

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.

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.

MINI EQUIPMENT have huge growth opportunities IN INDIA

Bobcat is a global leader in compact construction equipment, having a wider portfolio of equipment on offer.

Setting New Benchmark

Growth in warehousing and logistics sector is picking up with the introduction of GST and infrastructure status to logistics. In this scenario, the warehousing and material handling equipment players are gearing up to meet the emerging demand for advanced equipment.

We are mindful of modernising our capabilities

With four facilities for manufacturing hose assemblies, tube assemblies, hose fittings, adapters and fabricated parts Uniflex looks forward to further modernize and expand its facilities.

Akshay Kumar to promote Massey Ferguson tractors

Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE), the third largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the second largest in India (by volumes), has announced a brand association with actor Akshay Kumar for Massey Ferguson tractors.

Scaling New Heights

An anticipated growth in high-rise constructions is going to drive the demand for advanced construction hoists in the coming years.