ELGi introduces Air~Alert in India

Air~Alert is an IoT-based air compressor monitoring system

ELGi introduces Air~Alert in India

Air~Alert is an IoT-based air compressor monitoring system

Fuelling Innovation

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

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

John Deere Expands E-Drive Wheel Loader Line with 744 X-Tier

Burning less fuel while moving more material was a key selling point for John Deere’s unveiling of its 744 X-Tier wheel loader.

Merlo’s eWorker, the First Fully Electric Telehandler

Merlo has unveiled its first fully electric telehandler, the eWorker. The new zero-emissions, zero-fuel machine has a maximum load capacity of 5,511 pounds and 15 feet 7 inches of lift height.

FCC discusses opportunities in road asset monetisation

Vikas Sharma of EY, and Vijay Agrawal of Equirus Capital spoke about the latest developments in the area of road asset monetisation.

ACMA organises Tech-Show for Chennai Metro Rail

ACMA, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India, organised an exclusive Tech-Show for the Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL) spanning two days, May 17 and 18, 2023 at CMRL Depot in Chennai.

Our SSL is one of best compact machines in its class with best TCO

Amar Chauhan, National Head - Construction Equipment Products, Manitou India, speaks on the company's competitive advantage in the mini construction equipment market.

Hyundai launches Largest Capacity Wheel Loader

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has introduced its largest-capacity wheel loader, the HL985A

The Versatile Workhorse

Telehandlers can perform a wide range of tasks in various industries.

Powering Machines

Automation and industrialisation are major drivers of demand for hydraulic motors in India.

Hyundai's largest capacity wheel loader unveiled at ConExpo

The HL985A model has a standard 9.1-cubic yard bucket capacity

Kubota Launches Four New Compact Tractors

Kubota Tractor Corporation has beefed up its compact tractor lineup with four new models. The company announced the addition of a new LX20 Series, with the LX3520 and LX4020 as the first two entrants.

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.

Hitachi displays completely redesigned next-generation wheel loaders

The loaders feature a unique payload weighing system

Bulk material handling equipment for steel & mining industry

Bulk material handling equipment plays a very important role in metals, mining, and related industries to ensure safe and efficient operations.

Artificial Intelligence driving sustainability

Adaptation and innovation are extremely important to the manufacturing industry. This development should lead to sustainable manufacturing using new technologies.

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

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

Castrol unveils refreshed brand

The brand refresh is aimed at better reflecting its unique positioning in the market and the opportunities it sees in meeting the changing needs of customers.

John Deere Rolls Out 2 New Articulated Dump Trucks

John Deere Rolls Out 2 New Articulated Dump Trucks for P-Tier Line

Spectacular showcase from Terex India at bauma CONEXPO

Terex India successfully unveiled eight new products for the Indian market

Adani Group to invest Rs 600 bn in Madhya Pradesh

The Adani Group will invest over Rs 600 billion in a number of sectors in Madhya Pradesh which would create thousands of jobs. This would reshape the economy of several districts in the state, said Pranav Adani, Director at Adani Enterprises at the seventh Madhya Pradesh Global Investors Summit.

Safety in Selecting Compaction Equipment

Manufacturers are redesigning the compaction process from the ground up in order to overcome the main challenges posed by conventional compaction rollers

Predictive Maintenance: A New Paradigm in Heavy Equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

Efficiency Drives Transmission Developments

The transmission system plays a vital role in equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of the equipment.

We continually make investments to upgrade our facilities

Satya Ranjan Mohapatra, Deputy General Manager (IB & IS), Tide Water Oil, speaks major products from the company and its salient features.

Coal continues to be the major demand driver in mining

Arvind K Garg, Senior Vice President and Head, L&T Construction and Mining Machinery, speaks on the construction and mining equipment market in India.

Five Ways Attachments Enhance Productivity & Profitability

Purchasing additional attachments helps to increase the host machine’s ability to tackle more jobs.

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Improving efficiency

Hydraulic motors are among the most commonly used motors across a wide range of industries.

Bobcat reveals TL519, the smallest telehandler

Bobcat newest telehandler, the TL519, is set to officially launch at ConExpo-Con/Agg in March 2023.

Road construction drives demand for motor graders

Surat Mehta, Head of SDLG Business in India

Machine reliability: concept, reality & remedy

Although FMEA is a pseudo-quantitative technique, it works well when applied seriously

Poised to higher grow

The demand for telehandlers has been increasing steadily, especially from the infrastructure construction and mining segments over the coming years.

The simulation factory answers heavy equipment variability

As heavy equipment engineers face countless obstacles due to the many different machine usages and configurations, Simcenter System Analyst software allows manufacturers to leverage the value of existing models by providing an easy-to-use, deskilled simulation platform for performing trade-off and optimisation studies.

Auto component sector sees record turnover of Rs 4.2 trillion in FY22: ACMA

Indian auto components industry clocked its highest-ever turnover of Rs 4.2 trillion in 2021-22, registering a growth of 23 per cent on the back of strong performance in exports

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

Components industry to witness 60% decline due to EVs: AIFI President

AIFI has expressed concerns to the government over high steel, aluminum, and nickel prices, as the increase in steel prices has damaged the Indian forging industry

Tata Motors’ ‘Construck’ range of mining tippers

These tippers have always been the preferred workhorse in the mining operations.

Manitou launches 12 new compact articulated wheel loaders

Six new Gehl and six new Manitou articulated compact wheel loaders have been launched with plans for them to come to North America. They feature load capacity ranges of 1,534 to 3,307 pounds. Lifting heights are 8 feet 2 inches for the short-arm version, and 10 feet for the long-arm version.

Volvo upgrades its largest wheel loader

The flagship of Volvo Construction Equipment wheel loaders, the 56-tonne L350H has been upgraded to increase productivity, fuel efficiency and profitability, the company says.

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.

Enhancing efficiency

India’s construction equipment market is growing quickly, and this is stimulating demand for bearings. The bearing industry is expected to grow at a rate of 9 to 10 per cent in the years ahead.

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.

Liebherr presents new multi-tine grab

Designed for tough applications in the area of recycling and scrap handling

Hyundai’s new largest loader unveiled

Hyundai rolled out its new HL980A recently at World of Asphalt, representing the company’s largest wheel loader. The loader weighs 69,120 pounds and has a 7.3-cubic-yard bucket capacity.

JCB machines are getting smarter

Innovation and Sustainability have always remained critical to our operations, and we continue to introduce products that significantly limit their impact on the environment. The JCB 19C-1E is the industry’s first fully-electric excavator in India and is integral to JCB’s ‘Road to Zero’ initiative, a programme that we have been working on for the past few years. The machine has been tested extensively and has various built-in features that enhance safety and performance. With Zero Emissions and low noise, this new machine is ideal for Infrastructure development in Urban Areas and Indoor working,” said Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India

We are leaders in compaction equipment

Alok Jha, Director – Sales and Marketing, India and SAARC, CASE Construction Equipment, said, “We are elated to participate in the Excon trade fair, which is taking place after a long period of global turmoil. Going forward, we are optimistic that the construction industry in India is entering a sustained demand phase.

Escorts launches India’s first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE) launched NXT13DC CNG, India’s first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane, with dual Fuel (Diesel & CNG) and RC2522, India’s first Mono Chassis Safe Crane with 25T lift capacity.

CASE’s highly-anticipated backhoe loader

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, celebrated its global legacy and heritage, spanning 180 years. The company launched an array of machines starting with the highly anticipated 770 NXe 49.5hp loader backhoe, together with the 770 EX Plus, 851 FX CP variant, 1107EX soil vibratory compactor, CX220C LC-HD excavator, and 845C motor grader.

3i Expo gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry

3i EXPO & Conference— hosted by Industrial Products Finder (IPF) from May 20-21, 2022 in Mumbai—received an arousing response from the Indian manufacturing sectors with senior representatives from some of the leading companies like Emerson, Godrej & Boyce, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, etc visiting the event.

3i EXPO & Conference gets a rousing response from the manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

3i EXPO & Conference gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

UP to create 2,600 km transmission network for green energy corridor

Uttar Pradesh to create a transmission network of 2,600 km which will cost over Rs 5,000 crore for the green energy corridor (GEC).

High-Speed Rebar Processing from Everest

Since the Indian infrastructure and construction industry are taking a new pace, every contractor is searching for new options to speed up the projects.

We have a positive outlook on future of power transmissions products

We have been participating in Excon, since its sixth edition. Over these editions, we have gathered many a positive experience and have watched this exhibition, mirror the growth of the construction equipment industry in India.

BEML to showcase heli-portable dozer

BEML, a schedule ‘A’ company under the Ministry of Defence, is participating in a big way by showcasing its products at an outdoor pavilion. BEML is exhibiting its construction equipment models of different capacities embedded with latest technologies at Excon

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

Manitou adds new compact telescopic loader to NA line

Manitou Group has introduced the new Manitou MLT 420 AG telescopic loader to its MLT product line-up for North America.

Volvo CE and Norrhydro develop electro-hydraulic solution

Volvo Construction Equipment and Finland’s Norrhydro have developed a digital hydraulic actuator that increases productivity while cutting fuel bills and CO2 emissions in construction applications.

NIP can make CE tick

As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.

Machine Reliability: Concept, Reality And Remedy

Respective FMEA for each stage is conducted to assess how the risk is mitigated with the gradual implementation of best practices at the site.

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

Electrification will play an important role in defining the drive trains of the future.”

Customer remains at the centre of defining all our activities and it starts with understanding customer’s application and designing customised solutions, that consider the optimal performance requirements and deliver them in the most effective way.

Use of automation in road construction may increase

Share insights on technological up-gradation that has happened recently or might happen in near future in the construction and engineering business.

We have embraced digital transformation

Customer experience is the most important part of doing business. It involves optimising every customer touchpoint, be it pre-sales, point of sales, or post-sales to always ensure customer satisfaction.

National Crane unveils short-chassis boom truck

Ashort-chassis version of a National Crane NBT45-2 boom truck was displayed at Work Truck Week 2022 as a solution for confined, congested job sites. Based around a 2023 Peterbilt 567 chassis, the NBT45127-2 has a wheelbase shortened by around 23 inches, so it now measures 250 inches.

There is an increase in demand for underground equipment

Sandeep Mathur, Brand Leader, New Holland CASE Construction Equipment, shares light on technological upgradation happened recently.

Towering Ahead!

The rapid expansion of the real-estate sector and the emergence of high-end infrastructure projects are driving the demand for tower cranes.

Increasing Productivity

The global hydraulic motors market is expected to witness a CAGR of over 4.5 per cent, during the forecast period, 2020-2025.

LiuGong set up new lineups of excavators and wheel loaders

"Over the last few years, LiuGong has dabbled in the global quarry and aggregates markets, but the Chinese manufacturer now claims to be making a full entry into the sector.

Upgrading Technology

Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.

LiuGong set up new lineups of excavators and wheel loaders

The refreshed 856H and 890H wheel loaders, as well as the 913FCR and 922F excavators, were on display at the recent World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

One of the major demand drivers is increase in demand for underground mining equipment

With the mining sector being one of the core industries of the economy, it has witnessed year-to-year growth. In terms of trends, there were positive signs in the manufacturing and mining activity that recorded a higher relative growth performance last year.

Criticality of component supplies!

During one of my discussions with a friend who is CEO of one of the engineering and equipment firms in India, I vividly recall the distress expressed over the shortage of good quality component supplies, and its cascading effect on the entire supply chain and customer deliverables.

Caterpillar reintroduces advanced 651 wheel tractor scraper

Caterpillar has brought back its 651 Wheel Tractor Scraper with a bunch of changes, advancements and development comprising a new powertrain, controls, hydraulics and structure.

L&T awarded contracts for power transmission & distribution biz

The Power Transmission & Distribution business of Larsen & Toubro has bagged a slew of orders both in India and overseas.

Gaining traction

Growing construction industry supported by global megatrend of urbanisation is expected to drive growth of the global aerial work platform market.

Gearing up for future

The pandemic year has turned out to be a top gear one for the construction equipment segment, which is riding on the government infra spend to see a more than 15 per cent year-on-year rise in domestic sales volumes in FY21 and a doubling of sales in Q1FY22 compared to last year.

Cat debuts its lightest motor grader, the economical 120 GC

Caterpillar has added another GC-designated machine to its equipment lineup, the Cat 120 GC motor grader. The machine is engineered for a range of applications that include government and municipal work, county road maintenance and finish grading.

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.

L&T, Gulf Oil jointly launch genuine oils for CE

Construction and Mining Machinery Business of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T-CMB) and Gulf Oil Lubricants India have collaborated to launch a range of genuine oils to cater to the distinct and technologically progressive needs of the Construction Equipment sector.

Toshiba India appoints Shuichi Ito as new MD

Toshiba India (TIPL) announced the appointment of Shuichi Ito as the Managing Director, effective October 01, 2021. Ito will lead TIPL to the path of next level of growth across group’s energy and social infrastructure businesses in the country.

New Holland Construction introduces B75D economy class loader backhoe

Loader backhoes have been an efficient tool in every operation bringing maximum force and surgical precision from either end of the machine.

Bonfiglioli India: Winning through product innovations & tech

Bonfiglioli has been enhancing construction equipment performance, efficiency, productivity, and reliability for more than 40 years.

L&T, Gulf Oil jointly launch genuine oils for CE

Strategic partnership will address the evolving needs of the CE sector

GR Infra, Tata Projects, Afcons India's fastest growing large construction companies

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Toshiba India appoints Shuichi Ito as the new MD

A law graduate from Kyushu University of Japan, Mr. Ito comes with almost three decades of strong and diverse experience in Toshiba’s international energy business.

Komatsu redevelops D475A-8 dozer mainframe for durability

Komatsu has redesigned the mainframe on its D475A-8 dozer to get twice the life of prior models and resist multiple reconstruct/renew cycles.

Magni Telescopic Handlers to launch mining specific telehandler

Magni Telescopic Handlers are planning to debut a mining-specific telehandler at MineExpo 2021. The TH U 5.8, the new low-profile telehandler, is a fixed telescopic handler with features mainly designed for underground mining environments.

Tata Motors launches all-new Ace Gold Petrol CX

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, launched an all-new variant of its most popular small commercial vehicle (SCV), the Ace Gold Petrol CX starting from Rs 3.99 lakh

Fully loaded with opportunities

For a construction site to function without a loader may be impossible. Add to this the fact that the awareness to use the right tool for the right job is growing. The future of loaders looks bright despite the recent slowdown. The influx of new technology is ensuring that they are ever versatile and profitable to operate.

Wheel loaders can be used in any industry that deals with heavy loads

The construction equipment market has started to revive post the pandemic with increased demand of such machines and rising number of construction projects across the country.

L&T concludes the divestment of 99 MW Hydro Power Plant with Renew Power

L&T concluded the divestment of its 100% stake in the 3 x 33 MW (99 MW) hydroelectric power plant at Singoli-Bhatwari in Uttarakhand

Gates launches MXT with XtraTuff Plus Cover

Gates introduces MEGASys™ MXT™ with XtraTuff™ Plus cover (MXT-XTP), a universally applicable hydraulic hose, featuring Gates' patent-pending wire-braid technology.

Sanjay Koul of CMD, Timken: Govt programmes will have direct impact on demand for bearings

Sanjay Koul, Chairman and Managing Director, Timken India, speaks on the latest trends in bearings for construction equipment (CE) applications, and emerging technology trends.

JLG’s new high-capacity telehandlers, an alternative to wheel loaders

JLG has launched its new high-capacity 2733 telehandler as a viable alternative to wheel loaders. With a capacity of 26,600 pounds, the 2733 is the company's highest telehandler.

Tunnel excavation work of SJVN’s Naitwar Mori HEP completed

Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN triggered the last blast to mark the completion of heading excavation of 4.3-km-long head race tunnel of 60 MW Naitwar Mori hydroelectric project in Uttarakhand.

JCB launches new range of CEV stage IV compliant wheeled CE

JCB India launched its all-new range of CEV Stage IV compliant wheeled construction equipment vehicles. The launch of these machines makes JCB India the first company in the industry to have brought in the CEV Stage IV emission standards across its range of wheeled machines.