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Filters in New Normal, New Norms

Construction and mining machinery operate in extreme conditions of weather, terrain and environment. They need to withstand these odd conditions and perform the task with minimum downtime.

Rolls-Royce signs MoU for mýa Platform

Andreas Schell, CEO of Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems and Dr. Uwe Lauber, CEO of MAN Energy Solutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on mýa, the open asset and fleet management system

John Deere appoints new President of Construction & Forestry

Deere & Company (DE) elected John Stone as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems, effective July 1.

Rolls-Royce, ASI Mining to optimise MTU engines

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

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.

Tata Motors to roll out all-new product portfolio

Tata Motors is all set to roll out a product offensive in 2020. The company announced that it will commence the introduction of its all-new BSVI range of products with passenger vehicles, starting from January 2020.

Tata Motors to roll out all-new product portfolio

Tata Motors is all set to roll out a product offensive in 2020. The company announced that it will commence the introduction of its all-new BSVI range of products with passenger vehicles, starting from January 2020.

We are exhibiting our BS CEV IV range at Excon 2019

Volvo Penta, with approximately 3,500 dealers in over 130 countries, is a world-leading global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit to restructure its brands

The Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit, with its core brand MTU, will present itself more clearly in future as an integral part of the British Rolls-Royce engineering group.

Caterpillar delivers equipment and collaborative support

Caterpillar offers a wide range of equipment and solutions for underground metal mining and coal mining in India.

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.

Rolls-Royce to showcase EU Stage V MTU engines at bauma

Rolls-Royce, MTU engines , Construction, Equipment, Machinery, bauma, SCR system, Daimler commercial vehicle engines, Tadano, Hidromek, Kato, Manitowoc, Bomag, Bell, Hyster

Riding on infra push

Pick-up in infrastructure spending and construction activities is expected to drive the demand for tipper trucks in the coming years.

Perkins to showcase new solutions at bauma 2019

Perkins is showcasing its complete EU Stage V engine range, future technologies and aftermarket services and digital solutions at bauma Munich, during April 8-14, 2019.

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.

Rolls-Royce showcases MTU engines at bauma China

The company?s changes to empower its local organisation reflect the market demand and it continues to invest heavily in people, infrastructure and new partnerships.

Filters for efficiency

Hydraulic filters keep hydraulic fluids in an equipment free of contamination. Filter segment is developing further with a range of filters with new materials being introduced in the market.

Towards better efficiency

Construction and mining machinery operate in extreme conditions of weather, terrain and environment. They need to withstand all these odd conditions and perform the task with minimum downtime.

Woodward acquires L?Orange from Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce and Woodward, Inc have signed an agreement for Woodward to acquire L?Orange GmbH and its related operations located in Germany, the US and China (L?Orange), for an enterprise value of EUR700 million ($859 million).

MTU Yuchai Power produces first MTU Series 4000 engine

MTU Yuchai Power, a joint venture set up between Rolls-Royce Power Systems and the Chinese diesel engine manufacturer Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company, is preparing for the start of series production of MTU Series 4000 engines.

Force Motors, Rolls-Royce Power Systems form JV

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Force Motors formed a new joint venture (JV) in which Force Motors will hold a 51 per cent and Rolls-Royce Power Systems a 49 per cent stake.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems awards best suppliers

Rolls-Royce Power Systems has recognised its best suppliers for the year 2016 by presenting its Supplier Awards. The awards have been made for the last eleven years and are available in five categories to suppliers who provide the highest standards of quality and performance.

Rolls-Royce wins long-term contract for MTU engines

Rolls-Royce has concluded a 13-year service contract with Canadian mine operator Barrick Gold Corporation. The agreement covers regular maintenance of the 30 MTU Series 4000 engines in operation in Hitachi dump trucks at the Lumwana copper mine in Zambia.

Rolls-Royce wins long-term contract for MTU engines

Rolls-Royce has concluded a 13-year service contract with Canadian mine operator Barrick Gold Corporation. The agreement covers regular maintenance of the 30 MTU Series 4000 engines in operation in Hitachi dump trucks at the Lumwana copper mine in Zambia.

Kohler acquires Clarke Energy

Kohler Co has announced that its Power Group, a global leader in engines and power generation systems, has acquired Clarke Energy Ltd, Liverpool, England.

JCB bags US army order

JCB has secured one of the biggest single orders in its 71-year history - a $142-million deal to supply the US Army with a massive fleet of machines. The company announced that the US Army is to take delivery of more than 1,600 light-capability rough terrain forklifts for deployment on tasks around the world including loading and unloading aircraft and shipping containers.

Smart DG set for clean power

Data centers and network rooms draw a total electrical power, which is the sum of the power consumed by the installed Information Technology equipment. Historically, this equipment consumed power at a value that varied only slightly depending on the computational load or the mode of operation.

Kohler acquires Clarke Energy

Kohler Co has announced that its Power Group, a global leader in engines and power generation systems, has acquired Clarke Energy Ltd, Liverpool, England. Clarke Energy is a multinational specialist in the engineering, construction, installation and maintenance of engine-based power plants and is an authorised distributor of GE?s reciprocating engines in 19 countries worldwide.

JCB bags US army order

JCB has secured one of the biggest single orders in its 71-year history ? a $142-million deal to supply the US Army with a massive fleet of machines. The company announced that the US Army is to take delivery of more than 1,600 light-capability rough terrain forklifts for deployment on tasks around the world including loading and unloading aircraft and shipping containers.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems gets new CEO

Andreas Schell has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS). He will join Rolls-Royce later this year, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East, and take up his new position from January 1, 2017, succeeding Dr Ulrich Dohle who is retiring.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems gets new CEO

Andreas Schell has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS). He will join Rolls-Royce later this year, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East, and take up his new position from January 1, 2017, succeeding Dr Ulrich Dohle who is retiring.

Effective Market Interactions

Eaton Technology Day highlights reliable and critical operating solutions for processing, oil & gas and pharmaceutical industries. Power management company Eaton hosted a Technology Day in Vishakhapatnam (Vizag)

MTU Gas Engine Successfully Tested

The successfully completed 3,000 hours on the test bench demonstrate reliability of a proven MTU Series 4000 diesel engine. The new MTU gas marine engine has already successfully completed 3,000 hours on the test bench.

MTU engines for Kato crane

Rolls-Royce is to supply MTU-branded engines to crane producer Kato for the first time.

Caterpillar, SunSelect announce greenhouse collaboration

Caterpillar and SunSelect Produce, Inc. have announced a strategic collaboration that will take the waste products of Caterpillar?s combined heat and power cogeneration facility in Mossville, Illinois, and put them to productive use in SunSelect hydroponic greenhouses.

Renewed focus

Sany has appointed Dr. Govind Bhagwatikar as Business Head for their Renewable Energy BU in India. Dr. Bhagwatikar

Future Energy Shifts - Insight

Shell Lubricants hosted the fourth edition of global lecture series in association with IIM Bangalore to discuss future energy shifts in industry and transport with experts across the industry.

Caterpillar?s plans for Dubai

Caterpillar is to build a regional training centre for the African and Middle East region in Dubai, UAE.

Excavators to Dominate

Within the Indian construction equipment industry, the crawler excavator segment is the largest by value and the second largest, after backhoe loaders, in terms of number of units sold.

Volvo Penta CPCB II Compliant Engines

By launching two 16-litre CPCB II diesel engines, Volvo Penta wants to leverage local strengths, reports Bhushan Mhapralkar.With the CPCB Stage II emission norms coming into force, Volvo Penta has launched two 16-litre diesel engines for generators in the 600 kVA and 650 kVA range. These engines add to the company?s range of CPCB II compliant engines that include a 7-litre, 250 kVA diesel engine. The engines find use with equipment makers.

Volvo Penta launches two new CPCB II compliant engines

With the CPCB Stage II emission norms coming into force, Volvo Penta has launched two 16-litre diesel engines for generators in the 600 kVA and 650 kVA range. These two new engines add to the company's range of CPCB II compliant engines that include a 7-litre,

Excavators Ready to Ride the Slump

Within the Indian construction equipment industry, the crawler excavator segment is the largest by value and the second largest, after backhoe loaders, in terms of number of units sold. Now, the shrinking market and intense competition have forced OEMs to focus more on value additions. Concepts like low lifecycle cost, faster ROIs, lowest cost per tonne all have made it imperative for OEMs to innovate, both on the product design and service fronts. Agith G Antony takes a peek at the prevailing t

We provide tailor-made offerings to suit different customer requirements

Caterpillar?s vision is to be recognised as the leader everywhere we do business. Our strategy in India is to win by delivering quality products, services and solutions to our customers, says Ajay Shankar, Country Manager, Caterpillar India. Excerpts of the interview.

Our products meet the stringent off-road Tier-4 emission norms.

We position ourselves as a premium player offering the lowest environmental impact and total cost of ownership with the help of technology, added with durability and reliability, says S Prabhakaran, Vice President - Industrial & Marine Power Systems Volvo Penta. Excerpts from the interview.

GMMCO to purchase part of the Expanded Cat Mining Distribution Business from Caterpillar

GMMCO, Chennai, India, and Caterpillar today announced that GMMCO has acquired from Caterpillar Global Mining LLC the expanded Cat mining product line distribution and support business for its territories. GMMCO is the authorized Caterpillar dealer in West, Central and Southern India.

Eaton names new MD for India electrical biz

Power management company Eaton announced its strategic commitment to double the business in India by combining the legacy Cooper and former Eaton?s Electrical businesses. Syed Sajjadh Ali has been named Managing Director, India, Electrical Sector Asia Pacific responsible for leading the complete electrical sector organisation in India.

New leadership

Syed Sajjadh Ali has been named MD, India, Electrical Sector Asia Pacific to lead the electrical sector organisation of Eaton in India. He will report directly to Lou Rosen, Senior Vice-President, Power Quality, Electrical Sector - Asia-Pacific and continue to be based in Pondicherry, India. Syed will be responsible for managing the activities for the Power Distribution, Power Quality, Bussmann, and Power Systems in India.

MHI acquires Pratt & Whitney Power Systems

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced the completion of its acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS)

Caterpillar, TIPL to strengthen presence in Rajasthan

Tractors India Private (TIPL) plans to open a substantial number of retail outlets and after sales service centres at various locations in Rajasthan, including Jaipur and Udaipur to widen its reach and services to customers through the availability of high quality parts and technical support. TIPL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tractors India (TIL) and is responsible for the entire Caterpillar business of c

Caterpillar and its dealer TIPL expand Rajasthan footprint

With the economy showing signs of improvement and demand for equipment in the infrastructure sector, Caterpillar and its Indian dealer network is aggressively expanding its footprint in Rajasthan in a bid to further bolster its sales and service network through TIPL,

Key senior appointments at Perkins

Perkins Engines Company has announced two key senior appointments. Tana Utley has been appointed Perkins President, replacing Gwenne Henricks, who has returned to the US to take up the post of Vice President and chief

Total solutions from Gmmco

Gmmco offers one-stop solutions to customers looking for mining, construction and road-laying machines, and engines of various capacities and for various applications. Established in 1967, Gmmco, a CK Birla group company, has been engaged in the sale and support of construction

Surging ahead

In the long term, we see high demand worldwide for mobile cranes, supported by the sectors of infrastructure, refineries, chemicals, and energy, with wind power playing a particularly important part. The Liebherr Mobile Crane Division is based in Ehingen, Germany, where it operates manufacturing facilities covering a built-over area of 220,000 sq m on a total surface of 840,000 sq m,

KEC wins orders

KEC International (KEC) has secured new orders worth Rs 612 crore in its Transmission, Power Systems, Cables and Water businesses. KEC secured an order worth Rs 210 crore from the Power Grid Corporation of India for supply and erection of 765 kV single circuit transmission lines between Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) and Moga (Punjab) on turnkey basis. The project duration is 24 months. SAE Towers, the wholly owned subsidiary of KEC, has secured various orders for supply of lattice towers to Brazil, Mex

First Actros truck from Chennai facility rolled out

The first Mercedes-Benz Actros 4841K rolled out from the new assembly line at the Oragadam, Chennai facility of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles. The Actros is positioned as a vehicle for tough mining operations.

We have set up an independent service and repairs business

We are in the design stage to launch our service business with a lot of strength and power, and we are committed to support our customers fully,

Bergen Engines wins contracts

Bergen Engines AS, trading as Rolls-Royce Reciprocating Power Systems, has secured orders with a combined value over $70 million to supply 26 Bergen engines,

The upgraded CAT 424B backhoe has set a new benchmark

Despite the market becoming more competitive with many new players entering the indu?stry, TIPL has continued to grow through value selling and with an objective to garner profits for customers, says Arunava Ghosh Dastidar, AVP & Business Head?BCP, TIPL.Backhoe loaders in India started as multipurpose equipment, cutting across various sectors, both in urban as well as rural areas.

Big Offering from Gmmco and Cat

Gmmco introduces Caterpillar?s world?s largest 500HP motor grader to Indian markets.For Gmmco and Caterpillar, 6 December 2011 was a red-letter- day, when the world?s largest and India?s first 500 HP Caterpillar Motor Grader 24M was handed over to South Eastern Coalfields (SECL).

TIL Inaugurates New Plant

TIL will roll out crushing and screening products for aggregate and mining applications under licence from Astec Aggregate and Mining Group, apart from hot mix asphalt plant, from the new facility.

Caterpillar completes MWM acquisition

Caterpillar announced it has finalized the purchase of MWM Holding GmbH (MWM) from 3i and funds managed by 3i for Euro 580 million.This action fol?lows the European Commi?ssion?s recent clearance of the transaction.

Caterpillar 3Q sales set record

Caterpillar reported third quarter 2011 profit of $1.141 billion, an inc?re?ase of 44 percent from $792 million in the third quarter of 2010.Sales and revenues of $15.716 billion.

By the year 2014-15, the top line should grow three to four fold

We have undertaken a number of measures such as creation of fiscal strength, intellectual capital sufficiency, diversification of our product and capability repertoire, as well as investment in greenfield expansions, together with strengthening of our service brand, says Sumit Mazumder, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, TIL.

PowerTech PSX 4.5L Engine

John Deere Power Systems to offer JDLink with Interim Tier 4/Stage III B engines.