XCMG showcases ‘green’ construction equipment, electric wheeled loaders, skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders, mining loaders

China-based XCMG has showcased some of its latest products and technology during its 6th Customer Festival, including a number of alternative powered machines.

ABB’s PixelPaint selected by Mahindra, to deliver premium paint options

M&M will be the first OEM in India to use PixelPaint technology for the painting

Building India’s Global Manufacturing Capabilities

The Indian manufacturing sector stands at a critical juncture, with several opportunities arising from global shifts and local initiatives. But to take advantage of this evolving market, Indian manufacturers have to raise their global competitiveness, says Rakesh Rao.

Urbanisation Boosts Attachments Market

Rapid urbanisation and infrastructure expansion propel the demand for excavator attachments, driving market growth exponentially.

Lubricating India’s Mining for Higher Efficiency

One of India’s mining giants sought a strategic solution from MobilTM to optimise their equipment performance and minimise maintenance disruptions

Bridgestone India employees participate in sustainability campaign

They organised a 3-day campaign engaging employees at its Pune and Indore plants.

BorgWarner announces appointment of Joseph Fadool as COO

"The company also establishes new business unit structure "

AJAX appoints Tuhin Basu as Chief Financial Officer

Ajax Engineering, India’s premier concreting equipment manufacturer, announced the appointment of Tuhin Basu as Chief Financial Officer.

Develon launches expanded digital platform

South Korea-based Develon has introduced the latest iteration of its fleet management system - My Develon, which it says is a new digital platform for managing construction equipment.

Volvo doubles down on data with telematics

Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) is putting data at the heart of its decarbonisation efforts as it invests in advanced telematics and beefs up its carbon footprint reporting.

Driving Innovation

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

Preventive Maintenance for Peak Productivity

Choosing a condition monitoring system to minimise downtime and maximise ROI, writes THIAGO HENRIQUE BUOSO.

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.

Powering Continued Global Growth

A new addition to their wheeled excavator lineup, the 10-tonne EW100, utilises both the 2.8 and 3.6-litre Perkins engines to achieve the power and ability of a 14-tonne machine.


Mailhot Industries has become a North American leader in hydraulic cylinder manufacturing.

AJAX Engineering appoints Tuhin Basu as Chief Financial Officer

Tuhin will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's financial strategy

Taking Concrete Measures

One of India’s leading construction equipment manufacturers deploys ELGi air compressors to improve energy efficiency and reliability.

ERP cloud solutions in equipment manufacturing

ERP cloud solutions offer a comprehensive suite of functionalities designed to streamline manufacturing operations, from order management and production planning to inventory optimisation and quality control.

Our focus is to promote high-efficiency motors & drives in tier 1-3 cities

Sanjeev Arora, President, Motion Business, ABB India, speaks on customised solutions, localised manufacturing, and sustainability drive.

We utilise telematics to monitor machine health

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

R&D serves as the cornerstone of Netradyne’s strategic approach

Amit Kumar, Sr Director – Marketing, Netradyne Technology, speaks on the company’s flagship product – Driver•i – and how it contributes to enhancing fleet and driver safety.

Bridgestone India appoints Hiroshi Yoshizane as MD

Bridgestone is a global leader in tyres and rubber

VECV's future-ready mobility solutions at Bharat Mobility Expo 2024

The range of sustainable and eco-friendly mobility solutions cover a range -of electric trucks and buses that offer customers and transporters a Pro Business, Pro Planet choice.

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.

India is a critical market for Cummins

Antonio Leitao, Vice President – Off Highway, Engine Business & Europe ABO Leader, Cummins Belgium, speaks on the company’s product lineup and the salient features of these engines.

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.

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 are proactively focusing on energy efficiency and digitalisation

Dhanraj Kalbhor, Managing Director, NORD Drivesystems

India is a critical market for Cummins

Antonio Leitao, Vice President – Off Highway, Engine Business & Europe ABO Leader, Cummins Belgium

R&D is crucial for staying ahead of market trends

Gajanan V Gandhe, Country Lead and Vice President, Dana India Sandeep Khullar, Executive Director, Off Highway & Commercial Vehicle, Dana 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

About 5% of our yearly expenditure is dedicated to R&D globally

Andrea Pernici, General Sales Manager, Filtrec Manikandan M, Country Head - Sales, Filtrec Bharat Manufacturing

We plan to add more products to our mining portfolio

Amarnath Ramachandran, Managing Director, ARX Mining & Construction Equipment

Abilities secures patent for revolutionary piston technology

The technology is poised to transform the engine components landscape

EXCON 2023 Day 2 Highlights

EXCON day 2 highlights, Bangalore

Wipro Unveils Innovations at EXCON India 2023

Wipro showcases diverse engineering solutions at EXCON,

Our tires are a perfect fit for diverse applications

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

Area partners with manufacturer of transcritical CO2 scroll compressors

Spanish OEM Area Cooling Solutions has announced a new partnership with Xuanke, a manufacturer of transcritical CO2 (R744) scroll compressors for refrigeration, high-pressure and mobile cooling.

JCBL fulfils Ashok Leyland order in record time

JCBL Limited, a prominent player in the mobility solutions industry, is pleased to announce its latest accomplishment. The company has completed a significant contract from Ashok Leyland within an unprecedented timeframe.

We plan to exhibit our new Smart+Excavators

Rajiv Chaturvedi, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, After sales and Parts, Hyundai Construction Equipment India

We will be focusing on enhancing efficiency and reliability

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries Ltd

We will launch aluminium range of driveshafts

Saurabh Sangla, Executive Director, Adroit Industries (India)

Driving Technological Revolution

With more than 1,200 exhibitors from India and abroad, Excon will highlight leading construction equipment manufacturers as they showcase the adaptability of their machinery and the advancement of construction technologies.

Our products are designed and developed in Italy

Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, Managing Director, Filtrec Bharat

Our tires are a perfect fit for diverse applications

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

SIAM Conclave Focuses on Building Resilient Supply Chain

Industry experts and leaders came together to address challenges in the supply chain.

CAT to develop hydrogen-hybrid solution for off-highway vehicles

The project will leverage the versatile new Cat® C13D engine platform.

CII targets over 15% YoY growth in next 5 years

The event witnessed the participation of leading names from the industry, government, and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sector.

JCBL fulfils Ashok Leyland order in record time

JCBL delivered 70 water tankers to Ashok Leyland in a month

Terex Powerscreen Pulse wins Innovation of the Year award

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

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.

Poised for growth

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

Fuelling Innovation

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


The crushing and screening equipment market — which is driven by aggregate and construction industries, road projects, and railway lines — is believed to grow at a faster pace.

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.

Auto component industry grows 32.8% in FY2022-23

The turnover of the automotive component industry stood at Rs 5.60 lakh crore for the period of April 2022 to March 2023.

Indian auto component industry grows 32.8% in FY 2022-23

Sales to OEMs grows 39.5% on back of strong growth in vehicle sales

Volvo CE releases brand-agnostic protocol for charging electric CE

With no current industry standard for 48V DC charging solutions – the power required to charge electric compact equipment – Volvo Construction Equipment is releasing its brand-agnostic protocol for electric charging solutions.

Komatsu’s Electric 20-Metric-Tonne Excavator

Electrification of construction equipment is nothing new to the industry at this point.

Key concrete equipment tech that meets user demands

Key concrete equipment tech that meets user demands

Engine coolant is liquid engineering at work

Perkins Extended Life Coolant provides optimum engine protection as well as reduced maintenance requirements over the life of the coolant.

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.

Tyres are integral to any OTR equipment design

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the company's approach to sustainability.

The Mining Boom

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

Danfoss adds rotary compressors in Highly deal

Danfoss has expanded its R290 compressor portfolio following the signing of a global agreement with Shanghai-based rotary compressor manufacturer – Highly.

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.

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.

Schwing Stetter honoured by Leadership Management International

Schwing Stetter India, one of the country’s leading construction and concreting equipment manufacturer, was recently honoured as the “World Client of the Year” at a conference held by Leadership Management® International (LMI), a world leader in organisational and leadership development.

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.

Automation at the Forefront

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

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.

Revolutionising construction

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

Fecon Launches Disc Hawk Mulcher for SSLs

Fecon launched a new skid steer disc mulcher attachment. Senior Product Specialist Ryan Bricker said the Disc Hawk is specifically designed for high-flow skid steers and compact track loaders.

Sany launches three new excavators

Sany launched three new excavators, including its largest model ever, at ConExpo. The three new models in the medium to large size classes each got nicknames from the company

CAPS launches new range of oil-free compressors

In many industrial applications, maintaining high air purity is critical to avoid product contamination or damage.

Schwing Stetter honoured by Leadership Management International

The company has been honoured with "World Client of the Year"

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.

Powering up the Earth

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

New C13D Engine from Caterpillar for Off-Highway Equipment

Caterpillar unveiled a new diesel engine platform, designed to achieve increased power density, torque, and fuel efficiency for a wide range of off-highway equipment.

Perkins launches new power solution capabilities

At ConExpo, Perkins demonstrated smarter ways customers can cut development time and costs, spotlighting its next-generation integrated powertrain programme.

Volvo and Eicher products acknowledged at the 14th Apollo CE Awards

VE Commercial Vehicles - A Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Joint Venture have won six prestigious awards for their modern range of vehicles in India, all of which are backed by smart industry-leading solutions at the recently concluded Apollo CV awards 2023.

Shriram Automall celebrates 12th SAMIL Utsav on a grand scale

India’s largest phygital pre-owned marketplace for vehicles and equipment, Shriram Automall India (SAMIL) created yet another benchmark in the used automobile industry on its 12th business anniversary by recording footfalls of over 25,000 customers on a single day.

Perkins launches new power solution capabilities

At ConExpo, Perkins demonstrated smarter ways customers can cut development time and costs, spotlighting its next-generation integrated powertrain programme.

We are hopeful to maintain a steady growth of around 15 to 20%

Subrata Mitra, Group President, Vishwa Group of Companies

Caterpillar unveils 13-litre engine platform for heavy duty off-highway applications

The Cat C13D engine platform has been engineered to deliver the performance, durability, packaging, and ease of maintenance demanded by both manufacturers and buyers of off-highway equipment.

New C13D Engine for Off-Highway Equipment unveiled by Caterpillar

Designed for best-in-class power density, torque, and fuel efficiency

Volvo and Eicher products acknowledged at the 14th Apollo CE Awards

Volvo 9600 Seater and Sleeper Coach wins Coach of the Year (Premium Category)

Shriram Automall celebrates 12th SAMIL Utsav on a grand scale

Shriram Automall conducts biggest phygital auction by selling 7,500+ pre-owned vehicles, equipment and other assets

How to make construction S.Af.E.R?

The theme S.Af.E.R. stands for -- S: Sustainability; Af: Alternative Fuels; E: Electrification; and R: Rentals. The underlying premise of the theme is that integrating energy-efficient equipment and energy-saving technology in sustainable development initiatives can drastically cut energy use and harmful emissions.

An Upward Trend for CE Industry

Off-Highway Research forecasts the market to grow by 9 per cent to 89,350 units in 2023 but predicts it to fall 7 per cent to 83,350 units in 2024 (the general election is scheduled that year).

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

Construction equipment OEMs are aimed at intensifying products with the latest technologies adding higher productivity, lower maintenance, easy operations, and remote connectivity.

Inching towards $5 trn economy

Infrastructure growth will play a significant role in achieving India’s target of being a 5 trillion economy by 2025. It is imperative to ensure sustainability during this journey, writes SP Rajan of L&T.

Infra demand boosting rental market

The equipment rental market provides construction companies with access to the latest equipment and technology.