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Crushers & Screens: Gaining Momentum?

The growing aggregate requirements in the infrastructure projects and the improving mineral mining activities in the country demand crushers and screens in large numbers. But with some roadblocks pose as challenges in this positive scenario, can the crusher segment gather momentum

Hose & Fittings: Heart of Hydraulics

Hydraulic hoses and fittings play a vital role in the fluid power transmission in hydraulic equipment. Construction and mining equipment will continue to be a major growth driver for this segment.

iQuippo brings Kobelco’s equipment on its platform

iQuippo announced a strategic partnership with Kobelco Construction Equipment India to market and sell construction and mining equipment manufactured by the OEM on its platform

Paving the Road to Success

To be competitive in a global market, it is essential for OEMs explore and take the first step towards adopting advanced automation and digitisation solutions. Saurabh Kulkarni, Mobile Automation Expert at B&R Industrial Automation, Austria writes.

L&T commissions first Komatsu 300T electrical shovel in India

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery achieved a milestone with the erection and commissioning of Komatsu PC3000-6 electrical shovel, their first 300-ton electrical shovel supplied in India

We promote domestic products suitable for applications: Saji Thomas

Gates believes in extending the boundaries of material science. Saji Thomas, General Manager, Product Line Management & Application Engineering - FP, Gates India, shares more on the product developments in the company and the market scenario.

There is a demand surge for crushers in the iron ore segment: Ranjit Ravindran

While the demand for newer machines is not that bullish the existing population of machines is fully optimised to undertake current developmental activities in mining and infrastructure. Ranjit Ravindran, Business Head – Mining, Voltas, shares more on the market dynamics.

Liebherr USA moves to new headquarters

Liebherr USA, Co formally moved in to a newly expanded campus. The facilities house employees who work in administration, finance, human resources, sales, information technology, marketing, product support and distribution for nine different product units under the Liebherr USA, Co umbrella.

Puncture-proof Tyres for Underground Mining

Trident has developed a complete range of TRAXTER branded solid tyres specially designed for underground mining.

Liebherr USA moves to new headquarters

Liebherr USA, Co formally moved in to a newly expanded campus

Coal Ministry initiatives to improve mining efficiency

The Coal Ministry has taken initiatives to re-visit old laws with an aim to improve efficiency, ease of doing business and to open up coal sector

Digital Disruptions in Construction Rentals

Digital disruption is pushing customers and contractors to move from asset ownership towards a lease or rental model, writes Anant Raj Kanoria.

Filter market is expected to witness exponential growth

Construction and mining equipment need robust and high-performance filter solutions.

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.

CIL's capital spend less than target

Coal India spent only 44 per cent of its annual target of capital spending on projects and equipment in 11 months this fiscal.

Engineering Growth

The growth prospects of off-highway diesel engines market is obvious in the coming years as the infrastructure equipment will play a major role in the infrastructure creation in the country.

Rolls-Royce, ASI Mining to optimise MTU engines for autonomous operations

Rolls-Royce and ASI Mining have agreed to ensure compatibility of MTU engines and ASI?s Mobius command and control software for autonomous vehicles.

Srei Equipment Finance, UCO Bank to co-lend through iQuippo platform

Srei Equipment Finance (Srei Equipment), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance (Srei), and UCO Bank, one of India?s premier public sector banks, announced a strategic alliance to offer joint loans for purchase of construction and mining, farm and medical equipment under a co-lending arrangement.

We are geared up to meet the growing demands

The Power Solutions Business of Ashok Leyland has introduced 20 prototypes of engines complying with the upcoming emission norms. Rajesh R, Vice President, Power Solutions Business, Ashok Leyland shares more on the market and the company's plans.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products

Eaton also announced the introduction of four new hydraulic products for the Indian market - X70 closed circuit piston and plug in motor, steering unit 5SQ, Eaton spiral hose EC640 and cast iron piston motor 743XX.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

We are always open to supply customised products

Started manufacturing custom-built hose assemblies in 1976 in Mumbai, UNIFLEX established a 100,000 sq ft modern factory in Bengaluru in 1986 and became self-sufficient in designing, manufacturing and testing a wide range of hose and tube products that meet and exceed international standards.

We look forward to closely interacting with both customers and prospects

Volvo CE strongly focuses on productivity and lowering cost of operations or cost per tonne for customers. A big contributor is fuel efficiency.

We look forward to healthy business transactions

As a pioneer in excavator technology in India, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has been at the forefront by consolidating its leadership position in the construction and mining equipment industry.

We are a preferred automation partner for market leaders

B&R India has established seven offices in major cities of India and has expanded its Pune office space to match the growth.

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.

On the right path

It is a fact that the industry is under tremendous pressure of economic slowdown. However, hopes are alive as the government is listening to the problems of the industry and working out resolutions for a faster recovery.

Selling mining equipment to a global buyer base

With the end of the year approaching, Ritchie Bros. is gearing up for its last Dubai equipment auction of 2019.

We have a portfolio of advanced products

Equipment working at construction and mining sites are open to extreme conditions. Rupinder Paintal, Director of Market Development, ExxonMobil Lubricants, elaborates on the new generation lubricants that can enhance the efficiency of construction and mining equipment.

Volvo CE to showcase future technology at Excon 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be showcasing its future technologies at the Excon 2019, to be held during December 10-14 at BIEC, Bengaluru.

Customers are shifting to all-round solution

Shell Lubricants has developed next-generation oils and greases for various industry applications, using the best-in-class technology.

Thwarting challenges

The construction equipment (CE) market was predicted to be flat this year due to elections and uncertainty in the new political scenario. The industry was cautiously optimistic.

We continue to develop new lubrication solutions

ExxonMobilTM has been at the forefront of lubricant technology innovation for more than 150 years.

Filters for CE Applications

The market for hydraulic filtration is expected to grow in future due to demand from infrastructure sector and to meet the upcoming emission regulations next year.

Elofic filters are designed to achieve superior protection

Elofic has developed a complete range of filtration products that helps its OEMs to meet BS-VI standards. KD Sahni, Vice Chairman cum Joint Managing Director, Elofic Industries, sheds more light on the products and solutions that meet the upcoming demands.

We take advantage of IoT at every opportunity

Mann and Hummel offers end-to-end filtration solutions for construction and mining equipment. Antomon Rapheal, Director-R&D Engineering - OE, Mann and Hummel Filter, explains more on the market opportunity and products and solutions.

Filters of future

Construction and mining equipment work at extreme environment and weather conditions that involve a lot of dust, temperature variations and uneven terrains.

CRUSHING BARRIERS

Fragmented aggregate mining, as well as issues related to regulations and liquidity, are threatening the growth of the crushing and screening equipment segment in India.

Greater Potential

Indian industry has great potential for Germany especially in the areas of manufacturing, infrastructure and energy which are major growth sectors in India.

Banking on Coal Mining

While coal mining and quarrying will drive the growth of mining equipment, other mining segments will see a relatively lower growth demand for mining equipment. Pavethra Ponniah, elaborates more on the market trend.

Futuristic innovations

The growth journey of the construction and infrastructure sector is to continue with the new government focusing on the infrastructure development once again.

Poised to Grow

Bearings play an important role in the smooth operation of construction equipment. Construction and mining equipment work in harsh and challenging conditions performing heavy-duty jobs, compared with the passenger vehicles.

Transition to underground mining is around the corner

In the near future, there will be hardly any deposits left near surface and hence the underground operation shall become more prominent.

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.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and XCMG sign strategic pact

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and XCMG, a multinational heavy machinery manufacturing company based in Jiangsu, China, have formed a strategic cooperation alliance to further develop the Chinese domestic and export mining equipment markets, providing optimised solutions to customers worldwide.

New Opportunities

Components, accessories and spares market is expected to gain momentum from the expected infrastructure push in the coming years.

MCE industry looks for recovery post elections

Demand for mining and construction equipment post-elections will depend on the function of a stable government and continued focus on infrastructure investments.

Most of our attachments are purpose-built

DOZCO range of customised attachments meets the rigorous demands of several industry-specific applications. Pankaj Kumar, Vice President, DOZCO (India) shares more on the market and product trends.

Technology leads

Attachments make a machine versatile to function multiple jobs at a project site which otherwise need different machines to do these jobs. Banking on one equipment to do multiple jobs with various attachments make the whole process faster and economical.

On Sustainable Growth

Devendra Kumar Vyas, Managing Director, Srei Equipment Finance, elaborates on the key factors that drive the growth and the emerging market trends in equipment finance.

The Eleventh Hour Is Here!

By 2025, the construction market in India is expected to emerge as the third-largest globally.

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.

BAUMA bets on bigger and better

The floor is open for the largest construction equipment exhibition. Taking place from April 8 to 14, 2019 in Munich, the bauma trade fair is the leading industry event for construction machinery, building material plants, mining equipment, construction vehicles and construction equipment.

The Liebherr Group crosses ?10 bn annual turnover

The Liebherr Group notched up a turnover of ?10.551 billion in 2018, breaking through the ?10 billion barrier for the first time in the company?s history. This represents an increase of ?739 million, or 7.5 per cent, compared with the previous year.

ICRA predicts robust long-term outlook for mining construction equipment industry

The Indian mining and construction equipment (MCE) industry is likely to see a moderation in demand growth which is expected to fall to 4-6 per cent in the medium term, more particularly during CY2019.

Hydraulic Power

Construction and mining equipment use hydraulic power to perform heavy-duty applications.

Hydraulic Cylinders

Cylinders allow hydraulic systems to apply linear motion and force without mechanical gears or levers by transferring the pressure from fluid through a piston to the point of operation. Hydraulic cylinders are used for creating mechanical force in a linear motion.

CIL fast tracking equipment procurement plan

According to reports, Coal India (CIL) is fast tracking the process of procuring 360 high capacity mining equipment valued at over Rs 70 billion to bolster production.

Exceeds expectations

The most important trade fair for construction and mining equipment in Latin America received around 40,000 visits, among them many top buyers from Brazil and abroad.

Volvo CE appoints new dealer in Rajasthan

BSES India has been appointed Volvo CE dealer for 13 districts in the southern part of Rajasthan effective February 1, 2019.

IMT unveils piling rig for Indian market

IMT, one of the global leaders for piling rigs, has launched its AF 125 piling rig, made in India for the Indian market.

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.

RIDING ON INFRA PUSH

Growth in the construction and material handling equipment market has pushed the prospects of small and medium range OTR tyres.

CE components market overview

The components, accessories and spares market is all set for a renewed growth in future in the light of increased construction activities.

"Mining equipment industry is on a high-growth trajectory"

Caterpillar products and services are designed to meet the high production and low cost per tonne demands of the industry.

CE finance outlook

Financing accounts for approximately 80-85 per cent of the total equipment purchased. In the case of overseas purchases, it accounts for approximately 90 per cent.

Mining equipment market to reach $95 bn by 2024

According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc, the mining equipment market will exceed $95 billion by 2024.

Metso introduces new maintenance solution

Metso is expanding its digital Metso Metrics offering with the launch of a new predictive maintenance solution for mining equipment in collaboration with Rockwell Automation,

XCMG strikes US$100-million partnership deal with KBA

XCMG has concluded a successful trip to bauma China 2018 by reaching milestone deals with leading international companies, including a US$100 million cooperation agreement with KBA Mining Company (KBA), and celebrating the first deliveries of its machinery products.

A key ingredient in mining industry

The mining equipment market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a faster pace in the coming years. VG Sakthikumar elaborates more on the trend and Schwing Stetter's solutions for the mining industry.

Meeting intelligence and power

Going forward, the focus of hydraulics is expected to be a combination of hydraulics and electronics that will deliver smarter products with a mix of the intelligence of electronics and the power density of hydraulics.

Epiroc Launches Minetruck 436B

Epiroc, a global productivity partner for mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, launched Minetruck MT436B, to boost underground haulage capacity and efficiency across mining and construction operations.

India has great potential in mining

The mining market in India is growing, but at a slower pace compared to other industry segments due to stringent regulations and environment related challenges.

Lubricant industry is becoming more dynamic

Lubricants are a crucial component of achieving significant business value by helping reduce costs and improve equipment productivity. Praveen Nagpal, Chief Technology Officer, Shell Lubricants India, shares more on his company's major activities towards this.

Adding value to equipment life

Industrial lubricants play a major role in improving the operational efficiency productivity of an equipment. Currently, the demand is for thinner lubricants that provide longer oil drain intervals.

We see double-digit growth for industrial lubricants

With about 200 distributors and extensive logistical reach, GS Caltex India has consolidated its presence in Indian market. Rajesh Nagar, Managing Director & CEO, shares more on the market opportunities for lubricants in Indian construction and mining industry

We have the proven lubricants and expertise for industry

ExxonMobil has a portfolio of advanced product offerings for the construction, mining and material handling equipment sectors. Glen Sharkowicz, Director of Brand Strategy - Commercial marketing, South Asia Pacific, ExxonMobil, Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, shares more.

Moving towards next level

Construction and mining equipment demand high performance lubricants that can withstand severe weather and geographic conditions. These equipment work in harsh conditions, involved in handling of heavy loads, high temperature conditions, and are open to excessive wear.

Efficient power for Indian mines

Volvo Penta offers vast range of engines for construction, mining, material handling and agriculture equipment globally. Miron Thoms, Vice President & Head, Volvo Penta India, elaborates on the company's India market plans.

Performance lubricants enhance productivity, profits

Construction and mining industries require lubrication solutions that are as durable as their equipment. In an exclusive interview, Deepankar Banerjee, CEO, ExxonMobil Lubricants advises how new generation lubricants can boost efficiency of heavy machinery and equipment.

BEML, HEC join hands for mining equipment

BEML Ltd and Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) Ltd will jointly manufacture and market heavy engineering and mining equipment in India. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this joint initiative has been signed recently by the two companies.

CIL to buy equipment worth Rs 120 bn in 2-3 years

Coal India Ltd (CIL) is planning to procure mining equipment worth Rs 120-130 billion in the next 2-3 years to ramp up its coal production.

L&T opens service centre in Singrauli

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has set up a new Service Centre in Singrauli, the heartland of India's coal industry.

L&T is leading in Skill India Mission

Skill improvement can never be over-emphasised. On one hand, the complexity of the job requirement is increasing and on the other, equipment are becoming more and more complex with the introduction of many operating modes, advent of mechatronics and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools.

Rolling innovations

Bearings for construction and mining applications have seen innovative developments in the recent times. With the construction and mining equipment market is growing, the momentum of innovation in bearings is to pick up in the coming days.

ROLLING AHEAD

Bearings make an important component of a machine that enable a smooth movement of the machine parts. Most bearings facilitate the desired motion by minimising friction.

L&T opens service centre in Singrauli

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has set up a new Service Centre in Singrauli, the heartland of India?s coal industry. The new facility was inaugurated by Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President & Head, Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro in the presence of a galaxy of top customers from public sector and private companies.

Attachments: Save big

In construction and mining equipment, attachments can play crucial role to bring in productivity and economy in operations. These attachments are being used in construction, mining, and material handling operations. In construction, these secondary tools are used to demolish old structure and reconstruct a new one

Equipment finance sector to grow at 19 per cent CAGR

We are the leading financiers in the construction, mining, and allied equipment (CME) sector in India for fiscal 2017 (Source: Feedback Analysis). This sector primarily consists of equipment used for earthmoving and mining, concreting, road building, material handling, material processing and allied activities.

On growth Track

The upswing in construction equipment market in the last two years has created new opportunities for equipment finance market. Leading finance players are keen on the growing trend of the infrastructure market in India that has helped the construction equipment market for a turnaround after a rough patch till 2016.

Liebherr achieves highest-ever turnover

In 2017, Liebherr Group achieved the highest turnover in its history, with a total sales of ?9,845 million. Compared to the previous year, the company increased its revenue by 9.3 per cent.

Kingnor opens new factory in China

The factory of Kingnor Mining Equipment Co Ltd (Kingnor), the joint venture company formed by Normet Group and JCHX Mining Management Co Ltd, was inaugurated in Daye, Hubei Province, China.

GS Caltex's offerings for Infrastructure Sector

Nearly every business in construction sector is under increasing pressureto lower operating costs and increase efficiency. This often means doing more with fewer people and using equipment for longer duration.

Indian CE Market: AN Overview

Strong domestic demand generated by ongoing infrastructure development projects resulted in the construction equipment market rising to an all-time high of 72,197 units in 2011.

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.

GS Caltex's offerings for Infrastructure Sector

Nearly every business in construction sector is under increasing pressure to lower operating costs and increase efficiency. This often means doing more with fewer people and using equipment for longer duration.

Effective Lubrication FOR Productivity

Infrastructure development and the demand for automotive products are major factors that are driving the growth of the metals and mining sector in India. To address the burgeoning demands of metal and steel, the Ministry of Steel aimed to increase the steel production capacity to 142.3 million tonne in 2017.

Machine Control Technologies

Monitoring and control technologies in infrastructure, construction and mining equipment has become one of the priorities in the industry these days as the government is pressing for quality and speed in project execution.

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.