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Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

Atlas Copco Electric E-Air Compressors on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Between two of India’s most vibrant cities, a congestion-busting road is being built: the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. RVR projects is using Atlas Copco electric E-Air compressors for the tough job of shotcreting the tunnels.

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.

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.

Atlas Copco India appoints Alexander Pavlov as GM of Compressor Technique

Alexander has been associated with the Atlas Copco group for almost 20 years.

“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.

The market is shifting towards bigger vehicles in the tipper segment

We have a total of five manufacturing plants in India, of which four are located in North India and one in South India

Trailer Maintenance Tips

To get the most from trailers, Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing and Lloyd Hair of Keen Transport provide some tips to prevent costly damage and keep trailers in top shape.

R Kumar of Elgi: We plan to increase our range of portable screw air compressors

Ramesh Kumar G of Elgi Equipments speaks on the key applications of mobile air compressors in construction, mining, and drilling operations.

Trailer Maintenance Tips

To get the most from trailers, Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing and Lloyd Hair of Keen Transport provide some tips to prevent costly damage and keep trailers in top shape.

Small is the New Big!

Air compressors are necessary at any construction site. Compared to non-portable air compressors, the smaller machines produce significantly less noise, and are used to complete jobs at any locations.

Loaded with opportunities

The wheel loader market is estimated to be valued at over $23.74 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to reach a CAGR of over 8.9 per cent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

Battery industry revenues to surpass $168 billion by 2030

The battery industry revenues may surpass $168 billion by 2030 but severe global shortages are highly expected from 2025.

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators conquer Corsica

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators are successfully penetrating the French market. Corsica in particular, with its thriving market for crawler excavators and all other construction machinery, represents an important sales area.

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators conquer Corsica

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators are successfully penetrating the French market. Corsica in particular, with its thriving market for crawler excavators and all other construction machinery, represents an important sales area.

Cat’s Lower-Cost, Fuel-Saving 966 GC Wheel Loader

A versatile machine for rental, municipal and general contractor markets, the new Cat 966 GC wheel loader is designed to reduce fuel consumption and keep operating costs down.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

Expanding their product range, Indian tyre major, JK Tyre & Industries launched four new offerings in their off-the-road tyre segment at South Asia’s largest construction equipment event Excon 2021 in Bengaluru.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

ur new products namely: 45/65-45 58PR VEM 63 L5 TL, 14.00-24 GTL CHAMP 16 PR G3 TT, 12.00-24 HARD ROCK CHAMPION 20PR E4 TT and 16.00-25 VEM 045 44PR E3 TT have been added to their existing product portfolio.

Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators conquer Corsica

Generation 8 crawler excavators are increasingly establishing themselves on the Corsican market

Our focus is on digitisation

Axle Shaft India is one of the leading manufacturers, suppliers, and exporters of a wide range of industrial products. The vast product line of the company is inclusive of chisel lock pins, excavator pins, rock breaker chisels, through bolts, agricultural shafts, excavator bushes, spline shafts and automotive axle shafts.

Liebherr's Largest Dozer, the PR 776

Since its market launch in 2016 as the world’s largest dozer with hydrostatic drive, the Liebherr PR 776 has exceeded customer expectations in productivity, efficiency and safety, its manufacturer says. Whether it is heavy-duty ripping, grading or other duties, the PR 776 is designed to accomplish them all.

BKT’s cutting-edge masterpieces for mining

BKT showcased its finest tyres for construction and earthmoving equipment namely the E4 EARTHMAX SR468 TL and L5 EARTHMAX SR53 TL. Along with the newly introduced rubber tracks for the compact track loaders.

We will be launching track mounted compact range of crushing & screening machines

Excon is one of the largest construction equipment trade fairs and has been playing an important role in bringing out the latest technologies and solutions and we at Terex are proud to be a part of the 11th edition taking place this year

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

Double-digit growth likely

Excon is a large, popular and established platform for the construction equipment industry in India where corporates, large infrastructure companies, contractors and their subcontractors, project construction professionals and retail customers meet original equipment producers and suppliers.

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.

Afcons creates milestones in J&K!

A major milestone was achieved on the Udhampur Srinagar Baramulla rail link project (USBRL) on February 15, 2022, with the breakthrough of tunnel T49 between Sumber and Arpinchala Stations on the ongoing Katra-Banihal section

SBM releases powerful mobile jaw crusher for stone and recycling applications

SBM Mineral Processing has released the JAWMAX 200, a compact and powerful entry model mobile jaw crusher that is ideal for not only the processing of natural rocks and stones but also for recycling purposes.

Doosan launches three Dash-7 wheel loaders for US

Doosan Group has launched the latest new models in bucket sizes from 2.6 cubic yards on the DL200-7 to 3.3 cubic yards on the DL250-7.

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.

Yanmar unveils 4 new compact wheel loaders

With operating weights ranging from 8,422 pounds to 15,432 pounds, Yanmar’s V-series compact wheel loaders offer capabilities for a variety of applications while maintaining a small footprint, comfortable cab and ease of operation.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

L&T and Kemroc ink pact to distribute cutting-edge products in India

Larsen & Toubro, the leading Indian multinational engaged in EPC projects, hi-tech manufacturing and services, and Kemroc, a global manufacturer of attachments for excavators and backhoe loaders, have entered into a distribution agreement that will facilitate Kemroc products to be distributed and promoted in the Indian market by L&T.

L&T and Kemroc ink pact to distribute cutting-edge products in India

The agreement to this effect was signed by Vivek Hajela, Vice-President and Head-CEB, L&T and Klaus Ertmar, Managing Director, Kemroc recently in Bengaluru in the presence of Arvind K. Garg, Executive Vice-President & Head, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery.

L&T and Kemroc ink pact to distribute cutting-edge products in India

The agreement covers Kemroc-developed special attachments including its patented EK series of chain cutters.

Genie’s new GTH-1056 lifts more for less cost

How do you make a popular design even better? Genie set out three goals to meet with its new GTH-1056 telehandler. It had to deliver a lower cost of ownership, more lift capacity and a stronger design.

Hyundai launches three special attachments with the launch of HX380L

Construction equipment major Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) has launched three new special attachments—Quick Coupler HQC220, Clamshell HCB220, Orange Grapple HGB220, and the Mining Portfolio with the launch of the HX380L.

SAB purchases Liebherr wheel loaders & crawler excavator

Since its foundation in 1985, SAB has invested in more than 50 Liebherr machines. New Liebherr XPower wheel loaders and an R 945 G8 are the most recent additions.

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.

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.

SAB purchases Liebherr wheel loaders & crawler excavator

SAB expands fleet with seven new XPower wheel loaders and an R 945 G8 crawler excavator

BKT solutions for the mining sector

The EARTHMAX tire range has been specifically designed to withstand the stress of the rough terrain typical of quarries and mines

Anirban Sen of Epiroc: Companies are moving more towards green & clean operations

Anirban Sen of Epiroc Mining India speaks on government’s focus on Atmanirbhar Bharat, and how it would catapult growth for the CE market.

Liebherr sells its 2000th 34 K fast-erecting crane

Liebherr has sold its 2000th 34 K fast-erecting crane to Mathis Bau AG. The Swiss construction and transport company is a long-standing customer of the construction machinery manufacturer and already uses several Liebherr cranes in its diverse areas of operation.

Underground mining readies for IIoT revolution

With new innovative technology, companies are taking take digitalisation of mining operations to the next level.

When protecting operators from dust exposure becomes non negotiable

Atlas Copco DCP30 pneumatic dust collector, the first-of-its-kind in India, has been working for 400 hours over five months for Shaheen Granites in a dressing application in a dimensional stone industry (DSI) granite quarry in Chimakurthi, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh.

Freight Smart Cities on the verge of reducing logistics cost

Government unveils plans for freight smart cities to minimise logistics cost

Second wave of pandemic has hit the production

Incorporated in 2002, SANY India was and offers the widest range of construction machinery in India and South Asia. Presently, SANY India offers products like excavators, truck mounted cranes, all-terrain and rough terrain cranes, crawler cranes, transit mixers, batching plants, boom pumps, trailer pumps, piling rigs, motor graders, pavers, compactors, reach stackers, rubber tyred gantry cranes, rail-mounted gantry cranes, mining equipment, wind turbine generators and many more. The company has already established a strong network of around 28 dealers and 135+ outlets across India to cater to the growing demand and provide sales and service support to all its customers and associates.

We expect the demand to grow for hydraulic excavators

Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head-Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro

Ditch Witch AT32 ups rotational torque for rock drilling

Replacing the AT30, the new Ditch Witch AT32 all-terrain horizontal drill offers significant percentage increases in both outer rotational torque (up 29 per cent at 4,200 foot-pounds) and inner rotational torque (up 50 per cent at 1,200 foot pounds).

Laying a strong foundation

The demand for foundation equipment in India has been growing at the rate of 25 to 30 per cent year on year basis.

More options than ever

Attachments for construction equipment allow the base machine to do multiple tasks on a job site. There are several distinct types of heavy construction equipment, each with its own set of uses.

Overcoming supply chain hurdles

A reputed contractor in the eastern part of India found an ideal solution in the crusher bucket BF60. One of its esteemed clients is a well-known construction company in the Northeastern part of India. They are primarily into road construction and have a fleet of various types of construction equipment.

Epiroc Boomer M20 – the World’s First Face Drill Rig

With protected hydraulics, sensors and cables, Epiroc’s new Boomer M20 is designed and built to minimise unplanned stops and maximise uptime and performance in highly demanding operations. This is the next generation in underground mining.

Demand has started picking up

Anirban Sen, Underground Business Manager Asia Pacific & India, Epiroc Mining, shares more on the demand trends and market outlook for tunnelling equipment. Epiroc Mining offers a wide range of tunnelling equipment for underground mining and underground civil work applications.

Genie’s redesigned GTH-1056 telehandler

Genie has redesigned its GTH-1056 telehandler with greater lift capacity at max height. The company gave the 10,000-pound capacity telehandler a stronger boom and chassis design.

We will continue to focus on infrastructure projects

Established in 1960, Atlas Copco India is the country’s leading manufacturer of innovative solutions in air compressors and industrial gases, energy efficient vacuum pumps, portable compressors, light towers.

Kalmar & Mitsubishi enter a supply and distribution agreement

Kalmar & Mitsubishi enter a supply and distribution agreement

EPA doubles down on prohibition of emissions defeat devices

Tampering on off- and on-road emissions control systems is illegal and there are hefty fines levied for violations, according to an enforcement alert issued by the EPA in December.

Hyundai CE India launch new excavator fleet

Hyundai Construction Equipment launched the upgraded series of excavators under the series name SMART PLUS and new Global colour to strengthen the brand positioning in India and Export market.

Potain cranes drive efficiency for Pinetop custom homes

Potain self-erecting tower cranes are a mainstay of the global construction industry and are steadily strengthening their growing reputation in the residential homebuilding market throughout North America.

GHH releases new data analytics software

GHH inSiTE manages mining and tunnelling projects and large construction sites

Trending mining equipment and features

The upcoming mining reforms are expected to drive the demand for advanced mining equipment technologies and solutions.

We are planning to introduce digital dashboards

Indranil Roy, Director - Mining, thyssenkrupp Industries India, shares some facts on the company’s presence in bulk material handling space and the market trend.

Boosting productivity at Australian earthmoving business

Two ECR305C crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) are helping a family business in Sydney improve productivity on earthmoving projects.

Making mission possible

Five exceptional contractors show how extreme a job site can be, without using stuntman of special effects.

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Tunnels seem to be coming up in metropolitan and remote areas alike, so TBMs and other equipment should be in demand. How is the industry gearing up?

The industry has crossed the worst phase

The market is now looking at a new dawn with a number of new projects. Shantanu Sinha, Executive Director, Trenchless Toolbox, elaborates on the current market scenario and the company’s plans ahead.

Tunnelling equipment demand has started picking up

Epiroc Mining offers a wide range of tunnelling equipment for underground mining and underground civil work applications. Anirban Sen, Underground Business Manager Asia Pacific & India, Epiroc Mining, shares more on the demand trends and market outlook for tunnelling equipment.

Liebherr Mining partnership with VA Erzberg for trolley line

The groundbreaking ceremony for the extended 5 km trolley line took place on September 29, 2020.

Brokk 200 increases safety for mining operations

With SmartConceptTM, the machine provides industry-leading power and productivity with zero emissions, making it ideal for the deepest, most challenging applications, according to the company.

Technology Rules at Alto Maipo Project

For Chile, the Rio Maipo is a stroke of luck to supply the nearby capital Santiago with energy: In the mighty ‘Alto Maipo’ power plant project, the planners are relying on European and - in particular - German technology.

BEML bags high mobility vehicles order from Defence Ministry

BEML received order from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for supply for 330 high mobility vehicles, for Pinaka Project at an approximate cost of Rs 842 crore.

Accessing Difficult Construction Sites

MB Crusher units are a great tool for the agricultural and forestry industries that have to deal with difficult-to-access locations.

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

Wheel Loaders: Loaded with Opportunities

Wheel loader market in India is looking at the emerging opportunities after the fresh momentum that is going to prevail in the market post-COVID pandemic after the government’s pro infrastructure policy initiatives.

Komatsu excavators help carve a new route to Kailash Manasarovar

As many as 20 units of Komatsu PC210-8M0 hydraulic excavators worked arduously in the construction of 80 km mountainous road to Kailash Manasarovar

The long term outlook is excellent for the crusher market: V Senthilkumar

Propel Industries has pioneered over the years in developing some of the break-through solutions in the crusher market. V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, shares more on the company’s solutions for the aggregate segment and the overall market scenario.

Registration and driving licence not needed for road making machines: MoRTH

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has clarified that the heavy road making machinery is not a motor vehicle, and is not covered under MV Act.

‘Mobiscreen Evo’ Screens in Action

Manufactured by the WIRTGEN GROUP in India, to be precise, in the local production and assembly plant in Pune, the mobile screening plants in the MOBISCREEN EVO line are successful all over the world.

WOLFFKRAN introduces new 6-m tower section

WOLFFKRAN has developed the new TV 60 tower element that boasts an external dimension of 6 x 6 m

Supporting Indonesian Housing Development

Property developer PT Tanggamus Niaga Tama is using the newly launched SDLG E660FL mini excavator to build homes in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Maximising Indian Coal Mine Output

The Bhubaneswari Coal Mines uses Wirtgen 220 SM 3.8 surface miner, which specialises in soft rock mining, in a coal mine in Odisha.

Tim Smith joins Curb Roller

Curb Roller Manufacturing appointed Tim Smith at its outside sales team. Smith will support the Midwest territories and Colorado, focusing on distributor relationships, product training and end-user support.

New Opportunities

Upcoming infrastructure projects in metro rail, bridges, railway and irrigation are going to drive the demand for foundation equipment in the coming years, writes Karan Chechi.

We will be introducing more models in near future

The market size of the foundation equipment is estimated to see a drop this year. However, from the second half of 2021 till next 3-4 years, it is likely to grow substantially.

Brokk's New Diesel Demolition Robot

Brokk launched the Brokk 520D to its extensive product lineup. Meeting both Tier 4 Final and European's Stage IV emission standards, the new machine is the most eco-friendly diesel demolition robot on the market, according to the company.

Brokk's New Diesel Demolition Robot

Brokk launched the Brokk 520D to its extensive product lineup. Meeting both Tier 4 Final and European's Stage IV emission standards, the new machine is the most eco-friendly diesel demolition robot on the market, according to the company.

Epiroc opens new facility in Udaipur

Epiroc Mining inaugurated a new Distribution, Refurbishment and Training Centre at Udaipur, Rajasthan.

We are focusing on improving our support system

Trenchless solution is used in constructing infrastructure for various segments and projects of different dimensions.

Solution for Bridges and Busy Road Projects

MB Crusher drum cutter range provides the solution to the challenges faced by certain construction sites.

JCB rolls out 750,000th backhoe loader

JCB celebrated a unique milestone as its 750,000th backhoe loader rolled off the production line.

Atlas Copco India appoints new Managing Director

Atlas Copco India has appointed Frans Van Neikerk as the new Managing Director and Vice President India Holding, effective January 2020.

Tim Smith joins Curb Roller Manufacturing?s outside sales team

Curb Roller Manufacturing, the world leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, appointed Tim Smith at its outside sales team. Smith will support the Midwest territories and Colorado, focusing on distributor relationships, product training and end-user support.

JCB rolls out 750,000th backhoe loader

JCB celebrated a unique milestone as its 750,000th backhoe loader rolled off the production line.

Shaft backfilling with climbing formwork system

RAG worked with the experts from PASCHAL to develop a completely new climbing formwork system specifically for use in shafts.