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L&T secures EPC order to establish world’s largest solar PV plant

The Renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured a turnkey EPC contract, from the consortium of ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Company (a subsidiary of the Public Investments Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF)), for Sudair Solar PV Project of 1.5GW capacity.

Beating Covid-19

The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic brought us to a complete standstill. However, several companies have rose to the occasion and have come forward to help hospitals treating Covid-19 patients by supplying medical oxygen.

L&T bags multiple contracts

The construction arm of L&T has secured orders from prestigious clients for its various businesses.

We see healthy growth for CE industry in coming years

ACE is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in mobile cranes and tower cranes segment. In addition to mobile cranes, ACE also offers mobile/fixed tower cranes, crawler cranes, truck mounted cranes, lorry loaders, backhoe loaders, vibratory rollers, piling rigs, forklifts, warehousing equipment, tractors, harvesters and other agri machinery.

Digital continuity in vehicle using open standards

The automobile industry inclusive of the off highway and mobile machinery are cost sensitive at the same time technology craving industries. To keep pace with technological advancements these industries constantly invest heavily in research and development projects.

L&T secures EPC order to establish world’s largest solar PV plant

The project that is coming up in Riyadh Province has a 30.8 sq km land parcel available to install a total capacity of 1.5GW PV Solar modules with associated single axial tracker and inverters.

Mahindra new SUV project codenamed W601 to be branded XUV700

The XUV700 is an all new, authentic, global SUV set to redefine benchmarks in the SUV segment and get your hearts racing with its sci-fi technology, spirited performance and first-in-class features.

AJAX ARGO model’s mantra is ‘maximum productivity for your investment’

“AJAX ARGO Self-Loading Concrete Mixer (SLCM) delivers ‘Maximum Productivity for Your Investment’ says Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer, AJAX Engineering

Govt’s infra focus will boost demand for CE”

Established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for manufacturing rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment, BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers) has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 per cent of total equity and rest 46 per cent is held by public, financial institutions, foreign institutional investors, banks and employees.

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.

Daniel Härter is new head of ZF’s Off-Highway Business

Härter has held various management positions for ZF since 2003. From 2004 to 2010 he was manager in the product line construction machinery axles and then took over responsibility as Head of Materials Management for the Industrial Technology Division.

L&T bags significant contracts for its various businesses

The Water & Effluent Treatment Business of L&T Construction has secured EPC orders from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Department, Odisha to execute individual Rural Water Supply Projects in the Kendrapada & Khorda Districts of Odisha.

Motor graders are now mandatory for construction of highways

The grader has a strong role in the pre-compaction stage and sub-base preparation with fine grading, spreading and levelling the ground. It uses a hydraulic blade to push large amounts of soil and can be adjusted with a simple lever by the operator.

Graders for the future

Motor graders are having their moments under the sun. Infrastructure projects are pushing up demand for these machines.

Focus on infra to revive economic growth

The government’s focus on building infrastructure will create jobs and revive economic growth

Tata Motors launches India’s first 3-axle 6x2 truck

Tata Motors launched its latest offering in M&HCV segment – the Tata Signa 3118.T – India’s first 3-axle 6x2 (10 wheeler) rigid truck with 31 tonnes Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW).

Piaggio launches the Ape’ Electrik FX range of electric vehicles

A range of fixed battery Electric 3 wheelers powered by advanced Lithium-Ion Smart- batteries is set to revolutionise the last-mile mobility in India.

Innovation has been cornerstone of JCB’s operations

In our exclusive, Deepak Shetty, Deputy CEO & Managing Director, JCB India Limited, tells us how the construction equipment industry in general and JCB in particular have been emerging through the year of the pandemic.

John Deere E Ii Articulated Dump Truck

Brant cites the three operating modes of Deere’s new 410E-II and 460E-II artics as an example of ways the company is assisting operators with advanced technology

Cat’s New 657 scraper means more visibility & comfort

The Cat 657 scraper offers a 7 per cent increase in fuel efficiency and a 21 per cent increase in the cab interior over its predecessor 657G, according to Cat.

Budget focuses on infra to revive economic growth

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to significantly enhance capital expenditure to Rs 5.54 lakh crore in the next fiscal, besides creating institutional structures and giving a big thrust to monetising assets to achieve the goals of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP)

SDLG launches LG953 wheel loader in Indonesia

SDLG launched the LG953 wheel loader for the Indonesian market at the end of 2020. With its ability to handle tough working conditions and its durable build, this medium to long wheelbase wheel loader is designed for use in the country’s construction sites, factories, ports, and mines.

Indian auto component industry clocks de-growth

As per the industry performance review for the first half (H1) of fiscal 2020-21 announced by the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the turnover of the automotive component industry stood at Rs 1.19 trillion for April-September 2020, registering a de-growth of 34 per cent over the same period last year.

JCB India’s largest parts centre inaugurated in HaryanaJCB India inaugurated its largest

JCB India inaugurated its largest parts centre at Bhaproda, Haryana. The facility spread over 150,000 sq ft will provide parts support to the northern Indian region. It will cater to 15 dealer locations and contribute almost 40 per cent to JCB’s parts business in India.

Trending mining equipment and features

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

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

Volvo CE unveils lighter-bodied R100E

The payload of the largest model in the Volvo rigid hauler line-up, the R100E, just got bigger thanks to a few clever modifications to the machine body. Using a lighter design, Volvo CE has managed to increase the capacity of the body from 60.4 cu m to 65 cu m, which is greater than any competitor model in the 100-ton class.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

Allcargo augments growth in Africa

Allcargo Logistics has taken giant strides to accelerate growth across Africa’s vast logistics ecosystem.

New Concrete Pumping Solutions

Over the last three decades, the need for energy efficiency, higher productivity, easy mobility and flexibility has been the focus to meet the growing customer needs.

Backhoe Loaders Bouncing Back

In the current market conditions, the customer focus will be on equipment with better productivity and cost saving. Backhoe loader with its multi-utility advantage and competitive price will drive the demand in the current market scenario.

New Frontiers of Trenchless Technology in India

During the past 25 years, trenchless technology has become a major part of construction industry in India. Dr Niranjan Swarup elaborates on the emerging trends in trenchless technology in India and the opportunities for the world

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.

Hose & Fittings: Heart of Hydraulics

Hydraulic hoses and fittings play a vital role in the fluid power transmission in hydraulic equipment. Construction and mining equipment will continue to be a major growth driver for this segment.

We are leveraging digital technology in our products and services: Jasmeet Singh

JCB has pioneered the integration of digital technology in its ‘Intelli’ series of construction equipment. Jasmeet Singh, AVP, Corporate Communications & Corporate Relations, JCB India, shares more.

Mecalac introduces new line of crawler skid-excavators

Mecalac has introduced its innovative line of crawler skid-excavators — the newly updated MCR series. Comprised three models, the 6MCR, 8MCR and 10MCR, Mecalac’s line of compact skid-excavators offers superior speed, productivity and compact operation over traditional mini-excavators.

New WingMAX for XXL rotor blades

Faymonville has introduced the new WingMAX trailers for safe movement of XXL elements. Rotor blades are an elementary component of a wind turbine.

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?

German Machinery Exports to India

VDMA India conducted the VDMA Business Climate Survey to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the German Mechanical Engineering industry in India.

Mahindra launches Sarpanch Plus tractor series in Maharashtra

Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector recently introduced its new Sarpanch Plus range of tractors in Maharashtra, the 575 Sarpanch Plus, an upgrade of its popular 575 Sarpanch

Mecalac introduces new line of crawler skid-excavators

Mecalac introduced its innovative line of crawler skid-excavators — the newly updated MCR series.

New WingMAX for XXL rotor blades

Faymonville has introduced the new WingMAX trailers for safe movement of XXL elements

Taiwan Excellence Smart Machinery Conference

Taiwan Excellence held the ‘Taiwan Excellence Smart Machinery’ online conference.

Volvo supports healthcare professionals and police personnel

As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to create unprecedented crisis in India, Volvo Group India has joined forces with the Government of Karnataka to control the transmission of this disease.

New space saving lift trucks

Hyster has introduced the new H7.0FTS and H7.0FTS9 space-saving models which lift up to 7-tonnes with 600 mm and 900 mm load centres respectively, alongside the new H8.0FTS with an 8-tonne lift capacity and 600 mm load centre.

High Speed for Mobile Equipment

Off-highway and mobile machinery industries are looking for a next-generation fieldbus satisfying all industry requirements along with providing an enhanced performance.

We plan to expand our facility to cater the growing demand

Aerial work platform (AWP) provides complete safety to work at heights. Daedalus is a company that provides AWP products and solutions indigenously.

Grading the Future

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

Volvo Group India supports healthcare professionals and police personnel

As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to create unprecedented crisis in India, Volvo Group India has joined forces with the Government of Karnataka to control the transmission of this disease.

Indo-German Engineering Trade in 2019

India is the second-largest sales market in Asia for the German engineering industry.

Donaldson introduces protective venting for vehicle powertrains

Donaldson Company introduced a new vent to help protect vehicle powertrain enclosures from contaminants and pressure stress.

Our crawler cranes are loaded with safety features

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) offers customers all the options in crawler cranes like the standard machine for lifting and erection jobs or with features of single/double-line free fall for usage in the piling activity.

Banking on Policy Support

Crawler cranes market is looking for a revival after a sluggish performance over the last few years. The market will rely on the budget proposals for the National Infrastructure Pipeline for the coming years.

Port Infra Needs Facelift

Developing new ports and terminals and the revival of old infrastructure at major ports in the country are expected to open up new opportunities for port equipment companies.

Hydraulic Motors

The long term market outlook of hydraulic motors remains positive with forward looking measures from the government on infrastructure creation offering new opportunities for equipment players.

John Deere celebrates 50 years of skid steers business

John Deere is commemorating 50 years of being in the skid steer loader business in 2020 and will display a restored JD24 loader model at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

MB Crusher to demonstrate innovations at Conexpo 2020

On March 10-14, 2020, at the Silver Lot - Booth #S5003 at Conexpo 2020, three of a kind will be demonstrating to show visitors how the work is simpler by simply attaching these units to heavy machinery.

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.

Donaldson introduces protective venting for vehicle powertrains

Donaldson Company, Inc, a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration products and solutions, introduced a new vent to help protect vehicle powertrain enclosures from contaminants and pressure stress.

We create value for our customers through make in India

LeeBoy India benefits from having a local manufacturing facility to effectively catering to the local and export markets.

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.

LeeBoy India launches compact motor grader

LeeBoy India Construction Equipment has launched their new series compact motor graders for India and other overseas developing markets.

BOBCAT B900 BACKHOE LOADER

Doosan Bobcat has introduced the Bobcat brand B900 backhoe loader in India

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.

High speed for mobile equipment

Off-highway and mobile machinery industries are looking for a next generation fieldbus satisfying all industry requirements along with providing an enhanced performance. Ninad Deshpande elaborates.

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.

LeeBoy India launches compact motor grader

LeeBoy India Construction Equipment has launched their new series compact motor graders for India and other overseas developing markets.

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.

SDLG launches biggest wheel loader yet

SDLG has introduced the new Stage III L975F wheel loader to market - the OEM's biggest wheel loader to date. SDLG has developed the wheel loader with a focus on durability, fuel efficiency and improving productivity on a job site

Haulotte's Most Compact Telehandler

Compact and versatile, Haulotte's new telescopic handler HTL 3207 provides maximum efficiency on tight job sites.

KEC International wins new contracts

KEC International, a global infrastructure EPC major, has secured new orders of Rs 10.25 billion across its various businesses.

Irving Equipment adds two Grove cranes

Irving Equipment has strengthened its fleet by adding two new Manitowoc cranes: a GMK5250L and a TMS9000-2. With the two cranes, the Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada-based construction company is able to perform two-hook operations, which boosts its competitive edge.

SDLG launches biggest wheel loader yet

SDLG has introduced the new Stage III L975F wheel loader to market ? the OEM?s biggest wheel loader to date.

New Caterpillar Underground Loader

The new Cat? R2900 underground loader offers configurations to meet the strictest diesel engine emissions standards, including those in Europe and North America, and it continues to deliver the high performance and 17.2-tonne payload of its proven predecessor.

We have the widest range of oils to meet all requirements

GS Caltex India is a 100 per cent subsidiary of GS Caltex, which is a 50:50 joint venture between GS Energy of South Korea and Chevron Corp of USA.

Premium Transmission launches seven new products

The new products include PCX-series cooling tower gearbox, small planetary gearbox, Smart Modular series helical gearbox, inline geared motor, geared lift machine, gearless lift machine and modular fluid coupling.

Filters for CE Applications

The market for hydraulic filtration is expected to grow in future due to demand from infrastructure sector and to meet the upcoming emission regulations next year.

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.

ACE launches nx360o crane in mumbai

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) has always believed in introducing new models in the pursuit of innovation and customer interest.

Keys to Fluid Power Transmission

The hose and fittings are key components in hydraulic equipment as they together act as a channel for transmission of fluid power in the system.

fpsi conference on fluid power industry

The series of FPSI meetings held in Bengaluru for the fluid power fraternity comprising hydraulic, pneumatic and mechatronic industries, discussed and deliberated the key market trends and industry initiatives.

Premium Transmission launches seven new products

Premium Transmission, a leading player in the industrial gearboxes, geared motors and fluid coupling segment, launched seven products in the industrial gear segment.

Greater Potential

Indian industry has great potential for Germany especially in the areas of manufacturing, infrastructure and energy which are major growth sectors in India.

Futuristic innovations

The growth journey of the construction and infrastructure sector is to continue with the new government focusing on the infrastructure development once again.

We expect good progress in make-in-india schemes

Kavitsu has the manufacturing capability of producing slew bearings of up to 3,200 mm and the company is planning to increase the capacity to 5,000 mm.

We are constantly working on innovative solutions

Timken is constantly working with its customers for their new projects and innovations. Sanjay Koul, Managing Director, Timken India, shares more on the company's solutions and the way forward.

Compact Telehandler

Compact and versatile, Haulotte's new telescopic handler HTL 3207 provides maximum efficiency on tight job sites.

Mobil Servsm - Cutting-edge Analysis

Precise analysis and informed recommendations are at the core of lubrication services, and Mobil's dedicated Field Engineering Services (FES) team brings its 40 years of expertise in oil analysis to give cutting-edge solutions to its customers across the world.

Setting New Benchmark

Growth in warehousing and logistics sector is picking up with the introduction of GST and infrastructure status to logistics. In this scenario, the warehousing and material handling equipment players are gearing up to meet the emerging demand for advanced equipment.

Case 770 Ex Pro Loader Backhoe

The CASE PRO Series loader backhoe is powered by FPT Industrial S8000 engine which delivers powerful performance and fast response time.

Propelling Performance

With the demand growing for better performance in mobile hydraulic equipment, the manufacturers are focusing on added features and technologies in their product range.

Linde Hydraulics names new Director Products & Markets

Magnus Stegmann has been appointed Director Products and Markets at the technology company Linde Hydraulics.

RoadMaster G90

In the scenario where in the near future, many small and medium roads would be constructed and the existing ones would be upgraded to state highways and national highways soon in the country, there is a need for motor graders which are best suited for the Indian needs.

SLCM plays a vital role in mobile concreting equipment sector

Self-loading concrete mixer (SLCM) market is upbeat and the Argo model can be a panacea in the concrete life to many odd jobs of varied concreting applications.

Delivering strong ROI

The SDLG L956F wheel loader is giving fast return on investment to a road contractor in Indonesia with low fuel consumption and reliable operations at the quarry.

Premium Transmission opens first exclusive Service Centre in Pune

The centre has been established with a significant investment and provides the highest level of expertise to the customers.

Premium Transmission opens first exclusive Service Centre in Pune

The centre has been established with a significant investment and provides the highest level of expertise to the customers.