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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.

Heavy-duty filters

MANN+HUMMEL India has introduced WIX range of automotive and industrial filters for Indian market.

Transforming Skill Landscape

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

Indo-German Trade in Engineering Sector in 2018

In 2018, the total import of machinery from Germany reached a value of ?3.40 billion. Germany is known globally for its engineering technology.

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.

Couplings for Diesel Engines

KTR Couplings (I) Pvt Ltd, established in 1998 at Bhosari, Pune is a 100 per cent subsidiary of KTR Systems GmbH Germany, a well-known name worldwide for couplings and power transmission products.

JLG and Dana join hands on electric axles

Dana Inc announced its collaboration with JLG to develop an advanced Spicer ? Electrified ? e-Axle as part of JLG?s electrification initiative.

MB Crusher introduces new generation shaft screeners

Diego Azzolin, Production Director at MB Crusher, announced the launch of the new generation of shafts screeners during bauma 2019 in Germany.

560 Italian exhibitors at bauma

At the bauma 2019, Italian companies achieved a historical record as first international exhibitor with 560 attendees (14 per cent of the total), second only to Germany who hosts the event.

SuperTurbo Technologies presentation at SAE World Congress

SuperTurbo Technologies Inc announced it will be presenting a paper at SAE World Congress with Isuzu Motors titled ?Optimizing Steady State Diesel Efficiency and Emissions using a SuperTurbo? on an Isuzu 7.8L Engine?.

Schwing Stetter India to participate at bauma 2019

Schwing Stetter India announced its participation in the upcoming bauma Germany, a trade fair that displays all the latest innovations in the construction business.

Hydraulic Power

Construction and mining equipment use hydraulic power to perform heavy-duty applications.

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.

Good transshipment facilities will drive port sector growth

In spite of the vast coastline and more port facilities across the coastline, India is still lagging behind many ports in the region in cargo handling efficiency. Anil Bhatia, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, TIL, elaborates on the market scenario and outlook.

We aim to double our top-line growth in four years

Premium Transmission provides high quality, precision-engineered power transmission products and solutions to the global engineering industry, catering to the needs of customers across the globe.

Premium Transmission opens product development centre in Kolkata

Premium Transmission, one of the leading players in industrial gearboxes, geared motors and fluid coupling market of India, is strengthening its footprint in eastern part of the country by opening new product development centre in Kolkata.

Industry-first 16T truck with AMT

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, introduced Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology in the 16T category- Eicher Pro 3016 AMT.

Shaft-mounted Speed Reducer

Radicon Powerbuild is one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of shaft-mounted speed reducer. These gearboxes are being used in construction machinery where a single machine needs a number of belt conveyors, e.g. batching plant.

Demand for digital solutions in construction is rising fast

For over 35 years, Trimble has created unique products that help customers grow their business. Its portfolio includes over 1,100 patents and is growing.

Supporting waste recycling

Repurpose It is using new technology to recycle huge quantities of material for re-use in the construction industry. The company has selected five new machines from Volvo Construction Equipment to help with loading and handling duties.

Eicher rolls out industry first truck with AMT in 16T

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, introduced Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology in the 16T category- Eicher Pro 3016 AMT.

We will focus on material handling in ports in 2019

This bauma India, SDLG launched the new wheel loader L958F with a larger bucket and improved fuel efficiency and delivers higher productivity compared to the earlier version.

CASE India?s advanced telematics to improve operational efficiency

With an aim to offer a better operational efficiency and security to the customer, CASE India now offers advanced version of its Eagle Eye Telematics.

Machine Control -The way you want it

Murphy by Enovation Controls works with OEMs globally bringing together different aspects of their equipment enhancing features, making it user-friendly, smarter, safer, and ultimately more efficient.

"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.