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Komatsu completes acquisition of GHH

GHH company and employees are now part of Komatsu’s underground mining business

2030 Goal: 250,000 Excavators!

India aims to increase its annual production from approximately 85,000 units to 250,000 units by 2030, driven by infrastructure investments in roads, railways, and mining

Volvo EC210: A Technological Marvel

Built for Bharat, Volvo EC210 offers superior performance, exceptional fuel efficiency and lower maintenance cost, and will be available at 300+ outlets across the country.

Volvo CE introduces ‘Built for Bharat’ EC210 Hydraulic Excavator

The new excavator is now available at 300+ outlets across the country

SANY India expands presence with opening of new facility in Odisha

Sany Heavy Industry India, a leading global provider of construction machinery and equipment, was pleased to announce the grand opening of HO, Raghunath Machinary.

Hardayal Prasad is new MD and CEO of Srei Infra Finance

Srei Infrastructure Finance (SIFL) is a financial institution providing a bouquet of services, which include construction and mining equipment finance, advisory and development solutions and insurance broking.

Driving Innovation

OTR tyre innovation is transforming India’s mining and construction industries.

OEMs are preferring radial tyres in the mining segment

Bridgestone India offers premium range of commercial and industrial tyres for all types of terrain and vehicles. Rohit Mathur, Head Strategy, OTR and Communications, Bridgestone India, speaks on the current state of OTR tyre manufacturing industry in India.

Innovation is one of the key pillars of our company.”

Persevering on the path of progress since its inception in 1997, Trident has been the specialist in design, development and distribution of industrial tyres and tracks. Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the current state of OTR tyre manufacturing industry in India.

Sany debuts India's first electric mining truck

Sany India, a leading global manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, proudly unveils the SKT105E electric dump truck, the first of its kind to be locally manufactured in India.

SANY India expands presence with opening of new facility in Odisha

This new office in Rayagada will serve as a hub for sales, service, and spare parts,

Hardayal Prasad is new MD and CEO of Srei Infra Finance

Mr. Prasad is a seasoned senior banker with over 36 years of experience

Sany introduces India’s first locally manufactured, fully electric open cast mining truck

SKT105E Electric Dump Truck represents a new era in mining technology

The Future is Electric!

Epiroc is building an energy efficiency culture resulting in lower CO2 emissions and more efficient use of resources

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

We pursue carbon control through rigorous R&D.

Harsh Vardhan Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Vinni Chemicals

How does the diesel engine help us today

Whether keeping farms powered or fuelling massive mining equipment, advanced diesel engines are reducing emissions without sacrificing productivity.

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.

PPS Motors, Tata Hitachi tie-up, inaugurates state-of-the-art 3S facility

To strengthen its support to the consumers in the region.

Beyond the Dust

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

Revolutionising Industrial Sustainability

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

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.

Goodyear shedding off-road tyre business in shakeup

As part of a strategic overhaul to improve profitability, Goodyear Tire and Rubber said that the company will sell its off-the-road equipment tyre business, along with its chemical business and its Dunlop brand.

Filtrec Bharat’s New Facility

As Filtrec Bharat forges ahead with its commitment to innovation and sustainability, the collaboration with Schwing Stetter India sets a precedent for the industry.

Our focus is on introducing cutting-edge electric machines

Sanjay Saxena, COO, Sany India and South Asia

Fuelling Innovation

Lubricants are essential to keeping engines and industrial machinery in optimal condition.

Successful mining with technology-driven lubrication solutions

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

Haver & Boecker Niagara opens new service centre in Brazil

The facility provides service and support for mining operations

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.

“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.

The Mining Boom

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

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.

Geology and Reserves of Indian Coal

India ranks second amongst the coal producing countries of the world in terms of annual coal production. However, in respect of coal resources, it is endowed with less than 1 per cent of world coal resources.

CE sales cross one lakh unit mark in FY2022-23

The Indian construction equipment industry recorded an excellent 26 per cent growth YoY with sales crossing the one lakh unit mark in FY2022-23.

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.

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.

Construction equipment sales grew 26% to cross 1 lakh mark in FY2022-23

YoY 28.5% growth in domestic sales, 3% growth in exports

CASE demonstrates ‘Made in India’ products

A visit to the CASE Construction Equipment factory in Pithampur provided an opportunity to witness the company's manufacturing process and its impact on the local community. Karthik Muthuveeran reports…

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.

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

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.

Soon there will be a trend of electrification in CE

Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the company’s offerings for the mining segment, and the USPs of these products.

The Future is Electric!

Epiroc is building an energy efficiency culture resulting in lower CO2 emissions and more efficient use of resources.

Caterpillar’s digital-enabled solutions

Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, showcased its world-class products equipped with advanced technology and digital-enabled service solutions at bauma CONEXPO INDIA.

Komatsu India committed to a future of sustainable growth

The company is targeting to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Caterpillar’s digital-enabled solutions at bauma

Caterpillar exhibit featured a technology ecosystem to help customers get the most from their machines.

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

Schwing Stetter unveils silver jubilee logo and tagline

They will create sustained growth and profitability for stakeholders

Komatsu India committed to a future of sustainable growth

Komatsu is targeting to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Efficiency Drives Transmission Developments

The transmission system plays a vital role in equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of the equipment.

In comparison to other mining markets, India lags behind

Sujeet Kumar, Business Line Manager - Surface Division, Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the outlook on the mining industry in India, and the importance of sustainability in mining.

Sooner there will be a trend of electrification in construction equipment

Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the company’s offerings for the mining segment, and the USPs of these products

Our focus is on sustainability

Dr Arabinda Bandyopadhyay, Chief Technologist, CDE Asia, speaks on IoT and digital technologies that are evolving in processing.

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.

Coal continues to be the major demand driver in mining

Arvind K Garg, Senior Vice President and Head, L&T Construction and Mining Machinery, speaks on the construction and mining 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.

In comparison to other mining markets, India lags behind

Sujeet Kumar, Business Line Manager - Surface Division, Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the automation which is evolving in the mining industry.

India is one of the very few countries where mining is still growing

Rajesh Nath, Managing Director, VDMA India, speaks on sustainability in the mining industry.

The outlook for the mining industry is positive for the next two years

Dheeraj Panda, COO – Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Sany Heavy Duty India, speaks on the outlook for the mining sector in India, and the company’s major products in mining

The next 10 years will be an important period for mining in India

Karthik Bala, Mining Regional Manager, Resource Industries Sales, Services and Technology, Caterpillar India, speaks on the company’s technological offerings for the mining segment.

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.

Sany Bharat signs MOU with Union Bank of India

The network of Union Bank will extend equipment finance to customers of Sany Bharat across the country

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.

Mining opportunities!

Government’s thrust on coal mining is expected to significantly impact demand for mining equipment.

What’s driving the demand?

Increasing demand for novel construction equipment is expected to drive the global undercarriage components market in the upcoming years.

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

“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.

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

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.

Komatsu bags large mining equipment order in India

One of the leading construction and mining equipment players Komatsu India (KIPL) has secured orders for large-sized mining equipment from a major mining company in India along with its distribution partner Larsen & Toubro (L&T).

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.

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.

Use of automation in road construction may increase

Share insights on technological up-gradation that has happened recently or might happen in near future in the construction and engineering business.

There is an increase in demand for underground equipment

Sandeep Mathur, Brand Leader, New Holland CASE Construction Equipment, shares light on technological upgradation happened recently.

Transforming Mining

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

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.

There is no defined market for telehandlers in any industry

In light of the plans of infrastructure creation and reforms in mining, what opportunities do you foresee for construction equipment? Opportunities for construction equipment like telehandlers in the mining industry are from the very first day of the mining – from mine formation/construction/ infrastructure maintenance/operational duties and up to mining machinery maintenance. The different attachments make the difference. One single machine (telehandler with some common mining attachments like fork, basket, tyre handler hook, etc.) can replace and reduce the workshop gathering of different machines for different jobs.

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.

One of the major demand drivers is increase in demand for underground mining equipment

With the mining sector being one of the core industries of the economy, it has witnessed year-to-year growth. In terms of trends, there were positive signs in the manufacturing and mining activity that recorded a higher relative growth performance last year.

Opportunities galore

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

Animesh of Manitou: There is no defined market for telehandlers

Animesh Manna, National Sales Manager – Mining, Manitou South Asia, speaks on the latest products and solutions from the company for mining applications.

SANY India delivers India’s largest crawler crane for windmill application

This leviathan crane will be used by Dwarkesh Transport for wind turbine installation.

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.

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.

OTR tyre market has bright prospect

India OTR tyre market stood at 11.2 million units in 2021 and forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023. The market is likely to grow at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Deere, Hitachi to dissolve 33-year joint excavator venture

John Deere and Hitachi are dissolving their joint venture of more than 30 years for manufacturing excavators in North and South America.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

7th India Construction Festival takes off with focus on tech

The most-awaited 7th India Construction Festival, organised by infrastructure think-tank, FIRST Construction Council & ASAPP Info Global Group, has commenced in Mumbai.

Unlocking the mining potential

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

We are a market leader in surface mining

Wirtgen is global market leader in the manufacturing of machines for cutting rock in open cast mining operations. Wirtgen surface miners cut primary resources such as coal, gypsum, iron ore, salt, phosphate, bauxite, limestone or granite, achieving high degrees of purity in the process.

Reducing friction

The global industrial lubricants market size is projected to reach $ 73.3 billion by 2024, from $ 62.8 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 3.1 per cent.

Ramesh Palagiri of Wirtgen: We are a market leader in surface mining

Ramesh Palagiri, MD & CEO, Wirtgen India, speaks on the revival in the mining market after the Covid-impact.

Launch of new Cat® 424 backhoe loader

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the all-new Cat®424 on July 23, 2021, in a grand online event. The event saw enthusiastic participation from numerous customers and industry insiders.

Launch of new Cat® 424 backhoe loader

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the all-new Cat®424 on July 23, 2021, in a grand online event. The event saw enthusiastic participation from numerous customers and industry insiders.