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Green Technology for Indian Roads

The Ghaziabad-based JRD Infratech is using an Ammann ACC 90 CounterMix asphalt-mixing plant in their project to meet the guidelines of the National Green Tribunal and Central Pollution Control Board

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.

‘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.

Can Mobile Cranes Lift the Mood?

Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?

Ammann India announces free monsoon check-up camps for plants & machines

Ammann India, the country’s largest road construction equipment manufacturer by value, has announced a nationwide free monsoon check-up camp for its asphalt plants, pavers, soil compactors, tandem rollers, and pneumatic tyre rollers, from July 15 to October 15, 2020.

Ammann India announces free monsoon check-up camps for plants & machines

Ammann India has announced a nationwide free monsoon check-up camp for its asphalt plants, pavers, soil compactors, tandem rollers, and pneumatic tyre rollers, from July 15 to October 15, 2020.

Cautiously Optimistic

The members of VDMA Construction Equipment are looking at the future with confidence. Industry representatives expect a slight decline in sales of 3-5 per cent this year at an overall stable level.

We plan to focus on road equipment and backhoe loaders in future

At the time of completing 25 years in construction equipment industry, Action Construction Equipment (ACE) is preparing to focus on new equipment segments in road construction and backhoe loaders.

Grading the Future

The current market conditions are tough for motor graders since the projects are not active due to the coronavirus impact.

Low-cost, high-quality road REHABILITATIoN

The Wirtgen cold recycler and soil stabiliser WR 240 rehabilitates the 22-km road between Hapur and Kithore.

SDLG Launches G9290 Motor Grader

SDLG announced the latest addition to its range of motor graders, the G9290. With a base operating weight of 22.9 tonne and a 14"wide blade as standard, the impressive productivity of blade down force and blade pull makes the SDLG G9290 the best in its size class, according to the company.

Towards Greener Future

Asphalt is regaining traction in the Indian road construction due to its better recyclability and the freedom to use waste materials like plastics along with asphalt mix. The future looks greener for asphalt mixing plants.

Steering Growth

Growing urbanisation and mechanisation of manual jobs are driving the demand for compact equipment such as skid-steer loaders in India.

We are looking at positive growth this year

Gulf Oil has been in the oil and lubricants business catering to commercial vehicles and two-wheelers.

Volvo Trucks is shifting gears and focussing on driving customer success

Over the last 20 years, through our high-technology innovative products and services solutions, Volvo Trucks has been driving progress in the Indian market.

We expect to see a positive turn in volumes

Tata Motors has been at the forefront of constantly innovating and defining the market with new technologies and categories.

Our plan has always been to localise our manufacturing in India

CASE Construction Equipment is built on the principle that simple is better. Sharing more on the company's operations and recent launches is Neil Woodfin, Vice President, CE AMEA and CE Global Alliance, CASE International SA.

We have a long-term expansion plan for India

Bonfiglioli Transmissions has recently expanded its manufacturing facility in Chennai to double the production in India.

Gaining Momentum

Tipper market is expected to bounce back in the coming years with the demand picking up steadily in road construction and mining.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

SDLG enters heavy-duty motor grader market with new G9290 model

Leading Chinese construction equipment manufacturer SDLG announced the latest addition to its range of motor graders, the G9290.

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.

Excon gives us an opportunity to connect to new customers

Simem has been designing and manufacturing machinery and plants for the construction industry for over 50 years. The company now offers a wide range of products specifically designed for the production of concrete.

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 will showcase some of our latest products at Excon 2019

This year, Bonfiglioli Transmissions celebrates two decades of its presence in India. Over the years, the company has developed a broad range of drives catering to a vast array of applications in the construction, mining and other industries.

The highlight of the expo will be front-end attachments

Ajashy Engineering manufactures quality offshore and onshore cross country pipeline equipment, special attachments for construction equipment, diesel bowsers, lighting masts and mobile service vans in India.

HAMM Construction 4.0

HAMM is pursuing a holistic approach towards road building, especially compaction, taking into account the"hardware" aspects as well as those relating to "software".

SDLG showcases latest wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019

SDLG showcased its LG946L wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019, which was held from November 7 to 10 at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines.

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.

India is A strategically important market for Doosan Bobcat

With the inauguration of its first manufacturing facility in India, Doosan Bobcat has paved its way for manufacturing in India.

The Festival is back, Are Festivities back?

The current slowdown is giving a drubbing to the Indian construction equipment (CE) market with the equipment sales diving drastically in the past few months in contrast to what the industry had anticipated during the start of the year.

THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

Recycling inside port

The BF90.3 crusher bucket was used in the tunnel demolition job inside Adani Port in Goa to crush the concrete.

SDLG wheel loader delivers performance efficiency

Indonesian contractor PT Gajah Mada Sarana is currently using a SDLG LG936L to load aggregates used on road projects at its stockpile quarry in Muara Enim, South Sumatra.

Volvo CE speeding up infra developments in India

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is supporting infrastructure growth across India with its range of construction equipment.

Linnhoff and Gmmco ink dealership alliance

As per the new partnership, Gmmco will do the sales, marketing and services for all Linnhoff products across India.

Wirtgen 220 SM 3.8 Surface Miner: Maximum Performance in Soft Rock

Wirtgen's 220 SM 3.8 surface miner selectively mines raw materials up to a cutting depth of 350 mm and a uni-axial compressive strength of 35 MPa.

Govt to commission 68 road projects in three months

The Central Government is planning to commission 68 road construction projects worth Rs 5 trillion in the next three months.

On Sustainable Growth

The portable air compressor market is growing consistently in the past couple of years, which is to continue in the coming years as well with most of the application markets are picking up.

Loads of Opportunities

With the construction activity picking up and mining operations reviving in India, new opportunities are knocking at the doors of the wheel loader market.

Super Performer

Doosan Bobcat India has been the consistent performer, winning the EQUIPMENT INDIA Bestseller Award in Skid-steer loaders for the past five successive years.

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.

Cautiously Optimistic

The government's various initiatives on revival of infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian construction equipment market in the past 2-3 years.

Compact and powerful

With the growth drivers of urban and rural infrastructure markets opening up, mini construction equipment segment is looking for a renewed growth in the coming years.

The market growth will definitely continue

As infrastructure and agriculture market continue to grow, demand for hydraulic motors is here to stay. Marc-Oliver Nagel, Sales Subsidiary Manager India, Poclain Hydraulics, shares more on the market and technology trends.

Show of Innovations

With 614,000 sq m of space, about 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries and more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, the largest bauma ever held was once again a bauma filled with records.

Concrete Future

Requirement of concrete in construction is expected to increase in the future with a slew of projects in the pipeline in real estate and infrastructure projects.

Digital job-site documentation

The new software-based application for road construction, WITOS Paving Docu allows paving data and delivery notes to be recorded and automates the sending of job-site reports. It is a practical, easy-to-use solution for small and medium-sized construction projects.

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.

Wirtgen Group's Smart Synergies at bauma

The Wirtgen Group is showcasing its innovative road construction machinery among the company's around 120 exhibits and 13,000 sq m of exhibition space at bauma 2019.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

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.

Infra Growth to Drive Demand

Rising industrial activity, coupled with the uptick in construction and an anticipated demand in mining sector is expected to drive the demand of tipper trucks in the coming years.

Skid-steer Loaders in Rural Road Construction

With the help of various attachments, Bobcat Skid-steer loaders provide cost-effective solution in rural road construction.

New paving technologies

Paver market in India is picking up with the growing road construction projects. Both asphalt and concrete paver markets see positive growth in the coming years.

Skid-steer loader with grader attachment concept is growing

BOBCAT has been providing Skid-steer loader with grader attachment as an apt solution for new rural roads and widening of existing roads. S Manjunath, General Manager - Sales, Doosan Bobcat India, shares more on the advantages of the concept and the market outlook.

Pushing Growth

Motor grader market has seen growing in the past couple of years with applications spreading into rural road projects as well as in highways.

The level of automation in CE has skyrocketed

B&R's modular X90 control and I/O system brings all the functionality of advanced automation solution to construction equipment.

We are now prepared to meet the new norms

Mitsubishi manufactures diesel engines of up to 50 hp in India, and capitalised well in the tractor segment.

bauma Innovation Award 2019 recognises top performers

Five companies and one university received the bauma Innovation Award 2019 for the best technical innovation in their respective category.

Rolls-Royce delivers first Stage V MTU engines for Bell dump trucks

Bell Equipment, the international specialist for articulated dump trucks, recently received the first six Series 1000-1500 MTU engines from Rolls-Royce that meet the new EU Stage V emission standard.

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.

Steer it up

In spite of the vast opportunities available, skid-steer loaders are still looking for a level-playing field in the Indian market.

Dynapac inaugurates its new manufacturing facility in Pune

Dynapac India inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in Pune for its road construction equipment. The plant located at Pulgaon, Pune spans over 5.5 acres and has a production capacity of 1,200-1,500 units. With the new plant, Dynapac aims to boost up the sales in the market.

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.

Customer-centric solution is our major focus

Bucher Hydraulics offers hydraulic valves and solutions to asphalt pavers, compactors, mobile cranes, concrete pumps, earthmoving equipment etc.

We are laying more emphasis on exports

This bauma, Action Construction Equipment (ACE) launched a whole series of innovative cranes; among them is the NX360o model, which as the company claims, will not be found anywhere in the world.

Wirtgen rolls out 5,000th HAMM compactor from its Pune factory

Wirtgen India recently rolled out the 5,000th HAMM compactor from its Pune factory. Samuel Allen, Chairman and CEO, Deere & Company and Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India along with the global leadership team of John Deere and the leadership team of Wirtgen India graced the milestone event at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Road construction has been the biggest driver this year

At bauma 2018, Terex India launched its new tracked conveyor, which can bring significant operating cost savings in crushing plant operations, as well as the all new Conexus sand washing plant.

Demand for big machines is growing

After China, India is considered the single big market for Liugong for construction equipment.

Better clarity on policy decisions is much needed

Of the seven products launched by Case India, three of them, namely soil compactors Case 1110 EX, 851EX centre pivot and 752 EX, were showcased for the first time at bauma CONEXPO.

To make our new strategies a reality is our focus

Kobelco Construction Equipment India has focussed on two aspects at bauma CONEXPO INDIA this year: Attachments which is a special application and its newly launched 52-tonne mining machine SK520.

We will introduce the right products for our customers

Caterpillar India showcased its two new excavators launched for the Indian market along with another range of mining and construction equipment this year.

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.

Mahindra launches new motor grader

Mahindra & Mahindra announced expansion of its road construction equipment with the launch of another Motor Grader -

"Motor grader market in India is growing at 40 per cent"

Roads sector remains the biggest growth driver of motor graders in India. VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, elaborates more on the market and technology trends in motor graders.

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.

Solving productivity woes

The MB-R800 cutter head has turned out to be a perfect solution for use in a laterite quarry site in south India.

SDLG to launch new wheel loader

SDLG will be unveiling a new 5 t-rated wheel loader in India during bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018.

Premium solutions from a single source

Wide range of products manufactured for the global market at the Wirtgen, Vgele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven will be showcased.

"Backhoe loader industry continues to grow"

The backhoe loader industry in the past two years has grown consecutively over 20 per cent year-on-year.

Volvo CE India unveils unique demo road

Volvo CE showed customers a new 100-m demo road cross section when Volvo celebrated its 20th anniversary in India.

On a Smooth Path

As roads and highways construction continues to be on the top gear, more mechanisation is taking place in rural roads with motor graders finding more traction in the coming years.

We offer much more than just the live auctions

Ritchie Bros is one of the largest equipment platforms worldwide, transacting hundreds of thousands of items each year. Eduard Faig, Regional Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa and Asia Subcontinent, Ritchie Bros elaborates on the company's presence in the global market and its future plans for India.

SDLG targets further growth in motor graders, wheel loaders in India

According to SDLG, from 2013 to 2017, the company?s wheel loader sales increased by more than 60 per cent in India. The company grew its market share for motor graders with the introduction of the G9190 in late 2013, and then the smaller G9138 in 2016.

Pioneering Growth

Traditionally known for aerospace, engineering and IT, Bengaluru is fast emerging as a construction equipment (CE) hub in India with major players expanding their base in the city.

Demand is expected to remain buoyant in the near future

Elgi Equipments offers portable compressed air solutions for a wide range of applications. Ramesh Ponnuswami, Executive Director, Elgi Equipments shares more on the industry scenario and solutions offered by the company.

Compressed Air Power

With government focusing on infrastructure creation and development, construction and mining are expected to grow in the coming days, which means more compressed air power requirement.

Productive Paver

India is building roads at an unprecedented rate. Since 2014, the country has laid 28,000 km of highways at a cost of nearly Rs 3 trillion. Over the next decade, the country is expected to add 85,000 km more roads under the Bharatmala and Sagarmala infrastructure initiatives.

Crushing capacity creation needed

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari informed in Lok Sabha that projects for constructing 6,320 km of road have been awarded under the first phase of the Bharatmala project, with the financial implication estimated to be Rs 1.44 trillion.

Aggregate Boom,Policy Gloom

Crushers and screens market is poised for a demand boom with the focus slowly shifting towards higher capacity machines to meet the growing demand for aggregates.

Crushing basalt in Djibouti

Djibouti is located at the junction of the three rifts - the East African, the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea rifts. It plays a crucial role for import and export, representing a major gateway connection.

Lifting up Expectations

Gone are the days of slowdown and stagnation for mobile cranes market. Many equipment were seen idle with projects not taking off as expected.