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Caterpillar revives Trial series with new video

The Cat Trial #9: PAC-MAN™ takes on the video-gaming world to celebrate Caterpillar’s 95th anniversary

L&T to supply 46 units of Komatsu mining equipment to Tata Steel

The scope includes supply of equipment and full maintenance contract for 60,000 hr of equipment operation

New national crane boom truck

Manitowoc has introduced its latest National Crane product: the NBT60XL.

Liebherr Mining partnership with VA Erzberg for trolley line

At Bauma 2019, VA Erzberg and Liebherr have concluded a development contract for a trolley assist system for the T 236 (100t mining truck). Since then the iron ore mine has been testing the diesel-electric truck in Austria.

Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Cargotec Corporation and Konecranes Plc announced that their respective Boards of Directors have signed a combination agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies through a merger.

Tata Motors bags order of 6,413 vehicles from AP

Tata Motors ahas bagged the prestigious order of 6,413 vehicles from Andhra Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation. It will be delivering the fully-built Tata Ace Gold vehicles.

BKT designs prototype of its biggest-ever tyre

Prototype ready for the new giant product, in the 40.00 R 57 size, for rigid dump trucks

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?

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.

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.

We anticipate a quick recovery from the bottom

In a projects ElectroMech has a stated strategy of Cranes & Beyond. Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), elaborates more on the company’s activities and the market trends in post-pandemic scenario., the ongoing projects simply cannot be stopped and these need to be completed and taken to their logical conclusion. Hence, when it comes to crane orders for big projects under execution, the orders are still being finalised in the industry. The pandemic had put a pause on the entire activity in the market for a few months. However, the market has almost got back to the pre-pandemic days and business seems to be back to normal.

Tata Motors bags order of 6,413 vehicles from AP

The vehicles are to be used as mobile dispensing units for the doorstep delivery of supplies in the state of Andhra Pradesh

Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Liebherr Mining provides five new trucks to MacKellar Mining.

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.

Manitowoc launches new National Crane NBT60XL boom truck

Manitowoc has introduced its latest National Crane product: the NBT60XL.

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

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.

Komatsu dumper completes 60,000 hours at Tata Steel mine, creates history

The Komatsu HD785 dumper supplied by L&T has crossed 60,000 hours at Tata Steel’s Noamundi Iron Ore Mines to create history.

Camerons Brewery using B&B keg handling attachments

Camerons Brewery is using keg clamp attachments from B&B to efficiently handle full and empty barrels at the facility.

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.

Tata Motors presents future-ready CVs to redefine transportation in India

Tata Motors has introduced its future-ready product portfolio, developed with an aim to ‘redefine transportation’.

BharatBenz dealer supports customers and people in Assam

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles’ (DICV) dealer partner for BharatBenz Trucks and Buses in Assam, Abutani Trucking is helping its customers and the underprivileged people of the state during the COVID 19 pandemic

Tata Motors introduces India’s largest tipper truck

Tata Motors announced the launch of Signa 4825.TK, India’s first 47.5-tonne multi-axle tipper truck for surface transport of coal and construction aggregates

DICV enters used CV segment with ‘BharatBenz Exchange’

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced the launch of ‘BharatBenz Exchange’, its new offer to the used commercial vehicle segment.

Solving Big Challenge

A W 210i and W 2100 precisely milled the spillway chute of the Oroville Dam, the highest dam in the USA. In this process, the milling contractor also benefited from cold milling specialist Wirtgen’s application experience in steep gradient milling.

VECV introduces connected vehicle solution

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced a giant step towards modernising the CV industry with its industry-first proposition of 100 per cent connected vehicles across its entire product portfolio

Mecalac swing loader transforms mobility

With the unique ability to pivot its bucket 90 degrees to either side, the AS1600 represent a departure from traditional wheel loader design for superior performance on any jobsite

5 brilliant solutions for construction sites

Some of the most innovative construction sites use MB Crusher machines to facilitate the work and increase business.

Tata Motors introduces next-gen digital solution

Tata Motors announced the launch of Tata Motors Fleet Edge – a next-generation connected vehicle solution that enables fleet management, with informed decision making.

Welspun One to set up 110-acre warehousing project in Bhiwandi

Designed to global standards and Green Building Certification requirements, the project is positioned to become a key asset in the hub of Mumbai’s warehousing market.

SDLG uses railway for delivery

With roads closed between China and Kazakhstan amid COVID-19, SDLG transformed its delivery system from trucks to trains to ensure local dealer TOO Sevalo Engineering Machinery Kazakhstan has the necessary inventory to meet demands.

Sarens Canada strengthens fleet

Sarens Canada added three National Crane boom trucks to its fleet, further strengthening its repertoire of dependable, durable truck-mounted cranes that serve Canada and beyond.

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?

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

Sarens Canada strengthens fleet

Sarens Canada just added three National Crane boom trucks to its fleet, further strengthening its repertoire of dependable, durable truck-mounted cranes that serve Canada and beyond.

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.

We have a huge focus on Indian market

With three full-fledged warehouses in Bhiwandi, Bengaluru and Gurgaon, Jungheinrich is expanding its reach across the regions in the country. Manojit Acharya, Managing Director, Jungheinrich Lift Truck India, shares more on the market scenario and the company’s plans for the Indian market.

Handling It Safe

In spite of the current slowdown in the material handling equipment market due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market is expected to bounce back soon with new practices of safer handling in warehousing operations.

New WingMAX for XXL rotor blades

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

SDLG pivots to railway delivery amid COVID-19

SDLG transformed its delivery system from trucks to trains.

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.

Godrej launches new Bravo electric three-wheel forklift

Godrej Material Handling (GMH) has announced its foray into the three-wheel electric forklift truck segment. GMH has launched the latest three-wheel electric variant of its Bravo forklift truck for the 1.6-2 tonne category.

VECV extends support to fight COVID-19 pandemic

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has actively participated in the relief activities across India to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volvo Trucks dealer makes face shields

As India fights the coronavirus pandemic, a Volvo Trucks dealer has developed a simple and cost-effective face shield with his team, for the protection of the frontline warriors of COVID-19.

BEML bags Coal India order for dump trucks

BEML bagged order from Coal India for supply of seven units of 150-T and eight units of 205E-T dump trucks under trial-cum-sale along with eight years spare parts contract.

U&M orders 30 MTU Series 4000 engines

Rolls-Royce will deliver 30 Series 4000 MTU engines to U&M Mineratpo e Construtpo S/A, a leading earthworks contractor in Brazil. U&M will use the new MTU 12V 4000 C03 engines to repower a fleet of mining trucks and excavators, improving the performance, profitability and sustainability of the machinery.

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.

VECV resumes manufacturing operations in seven plants

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced the resumption of manufacturing operations in seven of its plants in the country.

VECV resumes manufacturing operations in seven plants

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced the resumption of manufacturing operations in seven of its plants in the country.

Manitowoc Unveils New National Crane Boom Truck

National Crane has launched a new addition to its NBT boom truck range with the NBT40-2 series. National Crane boom trucks are a popular choice with contractors for their versatility and comfort, as well as class-leading features.

Manitowoc Unveils New National Crane Boom Truck

National Crane has launched a new addition to its NBT boom truck range with the NBT40-2 series. National Crane boom trucks are a popular choice with contractors for their versatility and comfort, as well as class-leading features.

BEML bags order from Coal India for dump trucks

BEML bagged order from Coal India for supply of seven units of 150-T and eight units of 205E-T dump trucks under trial-cum-sale along with eight years spare parts contract.

Volvo Trucks? dealer develops innovative face shields for Covid-19 frontline warriors

As India fights the coronavirus pandemic, a Volvo Trucks dealer has developed a simple and cost-effective face shield with his team, for the protection of the frontline warriors of COVID-19.

Tata Motors extends supporting measures to customers worldwide

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tata Motors has extended the warranty for its commercial vehicles customers worldwide.

Godrej Material Handling launches new Bravo electric three-wheel forklift

Godrej Material Handling (GMH), a business unit of Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co, has announced its foray into the three-wheel electric forklift truck segment.

Driving Forklifts Made Safer

Multi-camera system receives collision warning upgrade for more precise vehicle manoeuvering.

Palletisation Crucial for Logistics and Handling

Palletisation is the most visible aspect of a definite shift towards standardising and professionalising the sector in India, to increase its levels of efficiency, productivity and safety. Anil Lingayat writes.

Reducing equipment damage at loading dock

Many forklift operators travel across conventional dock levelers more than 100,000 times each year.

Rolls-Royce, ASI Mining to optimise MTU engines

Rolls-Royce and ASI Mining have agreed to ensure compatibility of MTU engines and ASI's Mobius command and control software for autonomous vehicles.

Hardox lightweight concrete mixer

Cubic3 Direct, a dealer for concrete machinery and special vehicles, and KCP Heavy Industries, a South Korean manufacturer, have worked with Volvo Trucks dealer MC

B&B Attachments announces distributor in UK

B&B Attachments announced its exclusive distribution rights throughout England and Wales for Griptech high-performance weighing systems for forklift trucks.

Eicher Launches BS-VI Range

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) unveiled its entire BS-VI range of trucks and buses across 4.9-55 T tagged with Eicher's BS-VI solution, EUTECH6.

Brokk launches atomised water mist dust suppression system

Brokk unveiled its new atomised water mist system during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020.

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.

U&M orders 30 MTU Series 4000 engines

Rolls-Royce will deliver 30 Series 4000 MTU engines to U&M Minera??o e Constru??o S/A, a leading earthworks contractor in Brazil.

Brokk launches atomised water mist dust suppression system

Brokk, the world?s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, unveiled the Brokk atomised water mist system during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020.

Rolls-Royce, ASI Mining to optimise MTU engines for autonomous operations

Rolls-Royce and ASI Mining have agreed to ensure compatibility of MTU engines and ASI?s Mobius command and control software for autonomous vehicles.

Development of Hardox lightweight volumetric concrete mixer

Cubic3 Direct, a dealer for concrete machinery and special vehicles, and KCP Heavy Industries, a South Korean manufacturer, have worked with Volvo Trucks dealer MC Truck

Eicher Trucks & Buses opens new 3S dealership in Bengaluru

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, inaugurated its new 3S (Sales, Service & Spares) dealership facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

CraneWorks adds new National Crane boom trucks

CraneWorks, a Houston, Texas-based crane rental company, has made a significant investment in the size and reach of its fleet with the purchase of several new National Crane boom trucks.

An Uphill Task

Lack of availability of certified skilled equipment operators is a major issue faced by construction contractor in India.

The focus on skill development is on the rise

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery Business has trained and certified over 10,000 operators and mechanics in the last two years under the RPL4.

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.

Enhancing Efficiency

Hydraulic motor is a major component that brings in the desired productivity in a heavy construction equipment.

B&B Attachments announces distributor in UK

B&B Attachments, a leading material handling equipment manufacturer based in the UK, announced its exclusive distribution rights throughout England and Wales for Griptech high-performance weighing systems for forklift trucks.

Eicher launches its BS-VI solution

VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, (VECV) unveiled its entire BS-VI range of trucks and buses across 4.9-55T tagged with Eicher?s innovative BSVI solution - EUTECH6.

SAMIL Utsav attracts over 30,000 customers in 90 cities

Shriram Automall India (SAMIL), backed by Shriram Group and MXC Solutions celebrated SAMIL Utsav on its ninth business anniversary by conducting over 90 physical bidding events in 90 tier I, II, and III cities in a single day across India.

Eicher Trucks & Buses opens new 3S dealership in Bengaluru

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, inaugurated its new 3S (Sales, Service & Spares) dealership facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Kalmar to supply 6 electric forklift trucks to Sagres

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of six fully electric forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres.

JLG, AUSA to jointly build ultra compact telehandler

JLG Industries has announced a 10-year partnership with AUSA to build its new SkyTrak? 3013 ultra compact telehandler, extending the company's telehandler portfolio.

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.

Driving Construction of New Istanbul Airport

The power of the Wirtgen Group is driving the construction of the biggest airport in the world: plants and machines from Wirtgen, V?gele, Hamm and Benninghoven are playing a vital part in the construction of the "New Istanbul Airport".

CraneWorks expands rental fleet with new National Crane boom trucks

CraneWorks, a Houston, Texas-based crane rental company, has made a significant investment in the size and reach of its fleet with the purchase of several new National Crane boom trucks.

VECV sells 5,544 units in January 2020

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) recorded sales of 5,544 units in January 2020 as compared to 5,906 units in January 2019, recording a decline of 6.1 per cent. This includes 5,388 units of Eicher brand and 156 units of Volvo brand.

Mahindra BLAZO X range receive BS6 homologation certificate

Mahindra Truck and Bus (MTB) received the BS6 homologation certification for its BLAZO X heavy commercial vehicle range from the Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT).

K-Tec to exhibit earthmoving innovations at Conexpo 2020

From March 10-14, 2020, K-Tec?s newest and innovative earthmoving scrapers and accessories will be on display at Conexpo Con/Agg 2020 outdoor Festival Grounds in booth #F2932.

Kalmar to supply 6 electric forklift trucks to Sagres

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of six fully electric forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres. The order was booked in Cargotec?s 2019 Q4 order intake, with delivery of the machines scheduled to take place during Q1 of 2020.

JLG, AUSA to jointly build ultra compact telehandler

JLG Industries, Inc, an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, has announced a 10-year partnership with AUSA to build its new SkyTrak? 3013 ultra compact telehandler, extending the company?s telehandler portfolio.

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 are a strong player for wheel loaders and motor graders

Liugong is the first China-based construction equipment manufacturing company in India with more than a decade experience and more than 500 local people.

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.

Radialisation is the future

BKT is the one of world's leading tyre manufacturers that is fully dedicated to off-highway tyre manufacturing.

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.

On revival Path

In spite of the current slowdown, tyre market for off-highway applications is going to revive in the coming years due to an anticipated pick up in infrastructure developments in future.

Mahindra showcases 5 new CE products at Excon

Mahindra Construction Equipment (MCE) participated in the 10th edition of Excon 2019, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia and launched five new products.

Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019. With the introduction of the new Next Gen Cat? 120 motor grader, Caterpillar aims to deepen its presence in the infrastructure, mining and energy sectors in India with innovative and cutting-edge technology.

Star Blue Metals adds SDLG wheel loader

Star Blue Metals, an Indian metal supplier, recently added a 4 t rated L946 wheel loader to its fleet.