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
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 announced a strategic partnership with Kobelco Construction Equipment India to market and sell construction and mining equipment manufactured by the OEM on its platform
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 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
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.
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, 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.
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
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.
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 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 (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.
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 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.
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.
Volvo CE strongly focuses on productivity and lowering cost of operations or cost per tonne for customers. A big contributor is fuel efficiency.
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.
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.
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.
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 Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be showcasing its future technologies at the Excon 2019, to be held during December 10-14 at BIEC, Bengaluru.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Demand for mining and construction equipment post-elections will depend on the function of a stable government and continued focus on infrastructure investments.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.