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Improving efficiency

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

Timken India to start making CRBs, SRBs locally at Bharuch

Timken India plans to set up a new facility at Bharuch in Gujarat to manufacture spherical roller bearings (SRBs) cylindrical roller bearings (CRBs) and other components.

Kioti to finally launch its first CTL and skid steer

Kioti will be formally launching itself into the compact construction equipment market with the release of its first skid steer and compact track loaders in the first half of 2023.

Sany Bharat signs MOU with Union Bank of India

The network of Union Bank will extend equipment finance to customers of Sany Bharat across the country

There is a huge demand for rental equipment throughout the CEQ category

Sandwiched between the price surge and the infrastructure boom, Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, talks about the rental equipment scene in the Indian equipment market

Europe-India Day Symposium at Bauma Forum

During Bauma 2022, “Europe- India Day” was organised by the CECE, ICEMA and VDMA India on October 26, 2022.

Escorts Kubota Q2 standalone net profit at Rs 87.7 cr

Q2 standalone profit before exceptional items and tax at Rs 191.5 cr.

Kioti to finally launch its first CTL and skid steer

Kioti had introduced the brand to its dealers in late 2020

Putzmeister showcases future of concrete construction at bauma 2022

Concrete pumping with zero emissions – with the innovative hybrid iONTRON Truck Mounted Concrete Pump

Smooth road ahead!

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi bag top honours at 20th CW Awards

An evening extravaganza, CONSTRUCTION WORLD Global Awards, in its 20th Edition, concluded in great success in Mumbai on October 14th at ITC Grand Central, Parel.

There is a huge demand for rental equipment throughout the CEQ category

Sandwiched between the price surge and the infrastructure boom, Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, talks about the rental equipment scene in the Indian equipment market

What’s driving the demand?

Increasing demand for novel construction equipment is expected to drive the global undercarriage components market in the upcoming years.

The importance of construction automation has grown rapidly

Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation, speaks on the emerging technology trends in earthmoving equipment.

Indian Army’s Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi, Advisor, Chief Minister UP, bag top honours at 20th Construction World Global Awards

Indian Army’s Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi, Advisor, Chief Minister UP, bag top honours at 20th Construction World Global Awards

ACE’s Sorab Agarwal is Equipment India Person of the Year 2022 at 8th India Construction Festival

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

CE industry stalwarts honoured at Equipment India Awards 2022

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

Komatsu wins Innovation of the Year award for KOMTRAX

Komatsu India won the Innovation of the Year – Components & Accessories award for their product – KOMTRAX – during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

LiuGong India wins Equipment India award for wheeled loaders

LiuGong India won an award in the Bestseller in Wheeled Loaders category during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Schwing Stetter bags Green Factory of the Year award

Schwing Stetter India won the Green Factory of the Year award during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB wins big at Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB India bagged three awards during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Sany Bharat inagurates state-of-the-art facility in Kolkata

Expanding their footprint by strengthening presence in the country

Stalwarts of CE industry honoured at 10th Equipment India Awards

Sorab Agarwal is EI Person of the Year 2022

JCB India launches three new excavators

These machines will be built at JCB India’s state-of-the-art factory in Pune

“We will be launching 63-inch tyres for the Indian market.”

Tractors and earthmoving equipment are the major demand drivers of OTR tyres,” says Prasanta Ganguly, Head – OTR Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries (BKT).

Wirtgen’s 90 exhibits and 33 world premieres

In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation.

Rent or lease – what’s the best option

Satin Sachdeva provides an ideal model – OEMs should sell equipment to equipment rental companies with the support of financers.

On track: double-digit growth

Distribution, digitisation and electrification are expected to be the key drivers of the earthmoving equipment industry in the coming years.

Country Roads Take Me Home

The slowdown in the road construction activity has been a drag for the construction equipment sector.

Poised to higher grow

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

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Sany Bharat fortifies presence at Intermat

showcased mini, small and medium excavators to an eclectic crowd

Liugong unveils powerful 3.5 t mini excavator

Liugong India has introduced a new mini-series excavator, in order to strengthen the country's development.

Schwing Stetter launches new service centre and spares outlet in Kochi

Marks yet another move to increase their PAN India outreach

Bobcat to showcase electric, digital concepts at Bauma

Bobcat has unveiled two electric compact excavators the E32 and the E10e

Shantui launches world’s first autonomous, unmanned bulldozer

The fully autonomous dozer from Shantui was created at HUST's National Digital Construction Technology Innovation Center

Indian construction equipment industry plans to attract global suppliers

With the construction equipment industry being the primary stakeholder the infrastructure sector is an economic driver and is poised to play an important role in propelling the country’s overall growth and development

Sunil Puri is new MD of CASE Construction

CASE Construction Equipment India, a brand of CNH Industrial, announced the appointment of Sunil Puri as Managing Director, India. He will be responsible for spearheading the operations and expand the brand presence in the region.

Escorts Kubota Q1 profit at Rs 147.5 cr

Escorts Kubota reported a net profit of Rs 147.5 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2022, as against a profit of Rs 185.2 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal.

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, has crossed the production milestone of 50,000th Loader Backhoe, from its state-of-the-art facility in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh.

L&T ships special construction equipment to BRO for strategic needs

L&T Construction Equipment (LTCEL) has dispatched the first batch of 25 special variant wheel loaders that are suitable for operation in harsh terrains – high altitudes and extreme weather conditions to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), an organisation engaged in serving strategic requirements of the nation.

Equipment manufacturers lead IoT mining revolution

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that can seamlessly connect vehicles, machinery and personnel in even the world’s deepest mines promise a new era of safety, productivity and profitability for underground mining.

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

SAMIL sets new benchmark; conducts 100 auctions across 100 locations

The event recorded footfalls of over 15,000 customers.

Optimising efficiency

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

Miglani of ExxonMobil: Lubrication innovation can drive energy-efficient operations

Deepak Miglani of ExxonMobil on various innovations happening in lubricants sector for off-highway applications.

L&T ships special construction equipment to BRO for strategic needs

The special wheel loaders operate in temperatures between minus 20 degrees and 50 degrees.

CASE crosses production milestone of 50,000th loader backhoe in India

CASE Loader Backhoes are known for their versatility, reliability, productivity, flexibility, safety, and operator comfort.

Escorts Kubota Q1 profit at Rs 147.5 cr

Construction equipment volumes up by 59.4% at 966 units

Sunil Puri is new MD of CASE Construction

He will be responsible for spearheading the operations and expand the brand presence in the region.

Tata Elxsi doubles Q1 hiring on push from EVs

Tata Elxsi, a leading provider of design-led technology services including the auto sector, added 771 employees during April-June (Q1FY23) period.

Volvo testing first large electric excavator

Taking the next step to battery power for its machine line-up, Volvo Construction Equipment has electrified its first large crawler excavator as a customer pilot.

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.

Small is the New Big!

Air compressors are necessary at any construction site. Compared to non-portable air compressors, the smaller machines produce significantly less noise, and are used to complete jobs at any locations.

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

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.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

JCB India, Karnataka Bank tie-up for equipment financing business

The tie up arrangement with JCB India Ltd is expected to boost the lending avenues under the Bank’s MSME portfolio.

JCB India inaugurates new dealership facility in Bhopal

JCB India inaugurated Surana JCB’s new dealership facility in Bhopal. Offering JCB India’s full Product Portfolio, the newly inaugurated state-of-the-art facility is set to provide an unmatched customer experience in Bhopal.

ACE secures 40 backhoe loader order from defence sector

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) announced that the company has been awarded a contract to supply 40 backhoe loaders to the Indian defence sector.

Mahindra launches BS4 backhoe loader with better productivity

Mahindra’s Construction Equipment Division (MCE) has launched its new range of BS4 backhoe loaders called the Mahindra EarthMaster SX. Interestingly, the company is making big claim with the promise of a disruptive customer value proposition.

Mahindra launches BS4 backhoe loader with better productivity

Mahindra’s Construction Equipment Division (MCE) has launched its new range of BS4 backhoe loaders called the Mahindra EarthMaster SX. Interestingly, the company is making big claim with the promise of a disruptive customer value proposition

Escorts is now Escorts Kubota

Escorts and Kubota Corporation, Japan have decided to strengthen their partnership aligned to their vision of global leadership in farm mechanisation and spreading farming prosperity.

Deere, Wacker Neuson Ink Deal for Compact Excavators in North America

John Deere has announced a collaborative supply agreement with Wacker Neuson to produce and distribute compact excavators for the North American market.

Gates India celebrates 25th anniversary

The Gates pavilion was inaugurated by Deepak Kacker, Director and Head Mining business of Kobelco on May 17, 2022, followed by a lamp lighting ceremony.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

Expanding their product range, Indian tyre major, JK Tyre & Industries launched four new offerings in their off-the-road tyre segment at South Asia’s largest construction equipment event Excon 2021 in Bengaluru.

Volvo CE India showcases biodiesel blends for CE range

Volvo CE India has announced that its customers across the country will have access to select biodiesel blends to run their Volvo machines.

Infra push for mini equipment

According to Arizton’s latest research report, India’s construction equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 8.9 per cent during 2022-2028. Mini excavators hold a decent share in the overall construction equipment industry.

Lifting up!

The hoist market is expected to grow at a CAGR of up to 7.3 per cent till 2025.

$5.13 Bn Opportunity!

Growing at a CAGR of 9.4 per cent, the Indian backhoe loader market is likely to touch $5.13 billion from $1.77 billion in 2021.

At Excon: Gates India celebrates 25th anniversary

Gates India Pvt. Ltd. (“Gates”) took part in Excon 2021, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Schwing Stetter unveils premium mini excavators in Kerala

All the models are embedded with the latest technology. Some of the other amenities that the machines have are boom deflection, Zero tail, modern canopy and AC cabin, for fatigue free operation of the operator, as well as built in Self Diagnostic modules for easy service and maintenance.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

ur new products namely: 45/65-45 58PR VEM 63 L5 TL, 14.00-24 GTL CHAMP 16 PR G3 TT, 12.00-24 HARD ROCK CHAMPION 20PR E4 TT and 16.00-25 VEM 045 44PR E3 TT have been added to their existing product portfolio.

Escorts Limited is now Escorts Kubota

Escorts and Kubota Corporation, Japan have decided to strengthen their partnership aligned to their vision of global leadership in farm mechanization and spreading farming prosperity.

Mahindra launches BS4 backhoe loader with better productivity

The company is guaranteeing the highest productivity per litre in the segment else they will take the machine back. Moreover, an uptime service guarantee is also being offered to customers.

ACE secures 40 backhoe loader order from defence sector

This order demonstrates its efforts under the 'Make in India' and 'Atma Nirbhar Bharat initiatives of the Government of India.

JCB India inaugurates Surana, JCB’s new dealership facility in Bhopal

Offering JCB India’s full product portfolio, the newly inaugurated state-of-the-art facility is set to provide an unmatched customer experience in Bhopal.

Y Fujii of Komatsu India: We have launched four new models

Yasunori Fujii, Managing Director, Komatsu India, speaks on the market that drives the demand of their products.

CASE India inaugurates Skill Development Center in Pithampur

The initiative is aligned with Central Government’s Skill India Mission

CE export witnesses 60% growth in FY22

According to the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) the export of construction equipment has increased by 60 per cent in FY22 with earth-moving equipment witnessing 69 per cent growth in the last fiscal year.

Voltas to support Jacon Equipment's product lines in India

A business unit of the Maas Group Jacon Equipment has announced its distribution agreement with Voltas Limited for the sales service and support of Jacon’s product lines in India.

Komatsu bags large mining equipment order in India

One of the leading construction and mining equipment players Komatsu India (KIPL) has secured orders for large-sized mining equipment from a major mining company in India along with its distribution partner Larsen & Toubro (L&T).

CNH Construction division posts best first quarter in a decade

CNH Industrial’s construction equipment division reported its most profitable first quarter in over a decade

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.

We have launched 14 new products

Being a pioneer in the construction equipment manufacturing industry, Schwing Stetter India has been growing exponentially during the pandemic.

India offers a huge opportunity for the growth of the CE industry

Ammann is a world-leading supplier of mixing plants, machines and services to the construction industry with core expertise in road building and transportation infrastructure. Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India, speaks on the various technological display during Excon.

We plan to double our production capacity

ACE, one of the largest construction equipment players in the mobile and tower crane segments in India, showcased its upgraded and new backhoe loader models in different engine horsepower categories at Excon along with award-winning products like a special crane for piling, 360-degree slew pick-n-carry crane, and manlift crane.

Volvo CE’s New Electric Compact Excavators and Wheel Loader

Contractors can now pre-order any of Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest electric machines: the L20 Electric compact wheel loader and the EC18 and ECR18 Electric compact excavators.

There is a surge in rental demand for AWP and MHE

Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, speaks on the scenario of the rental market in the construction equipment segment

Paving the way

The Indian market has a presence of technologically-advanced pavers with the presence of many national and international manufacturers.

Excon brings more cheer to the season

Excon was spread over 3,00,000 square meters of display area with the participation of over 800 exhibitors from India and abroad.

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.

Mahindra unveils ‘G75 Smart’ Motor Grader

Mahindra’s Construction Equipment Division (MCE), a part of the Mahindra Group, announced the expansion of its road construction equipment range with the launch of the brand-new Mahindra RoadMaster G75 Smart – “Profit Ka Partner”.

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.

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

Garg of L&T: Excon has benefitted us with increased market share over the years

Arvind K Garg of L&T Construction & Mining Machinery speaks on the key products on display during Excon.

S Agarwal of ACE: We plan to double our production capacity

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, Action Construction Equipment (ACE), speaks on the company’s plans for Excon.

We have made substantial capacity expansion in the past 2-3 years

The pandemic has created great turmoil. We are in the midst of big revival of demand along with extreme increases in commodities including steel. Our experience with Excon until now has been very rewarding, and we hope to continue this association in years ahead.