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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.

We will be launching track mounted compact range of crushing & screening machines

Excon is one of the largest construction equipment trade fairs and has been playing an important role in bringing out the latest technologies and solutions and we at Terex are proud to be a part of the 11th edition taking place this year

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.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

Overall, the market scenario in India looks promising

Excon has always been a confluence of construction equipment ecosystem members like equipment and component manufacturers, customers, financiers, equipment dealers and policy makers.

Our range will focus on meeting stringent emission standards

Anjali Pandey, Engine Business and Components Business Leader, Cummins India, speaks on the key products on display during Excon.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Gmmco, a part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group, has a wide portfolio of construction equipment, including excavators, loaders, motor graders and off-highway trucks. Proven technological leadership, superior build quality, optimum costs and an efficient service network make Caterpillar equipment stand apart from competitors.

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

JCB’s thrust on digital technologies

Excon 2021 is indeed going to be the first major exhibition for the construction equipment industry, post-pandemic, hence, expectations are high. There is likely to be an even greater active participation by the industry than what we have seen in the past editions.

The market scenario in India looks promising

Dheeraj Panda Chief Operating Officer (Sales, Marketing and Customer Support) Sany Heavy Industry India.

We will be having six new launches during Excon

VG Sakthikumar Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Double-digit growth likely

Excon is a large, popular and established platform for the construction equipment industry in India where corporates, large infrastructure companies, contractors and their subcontractors, project construction professionals and retail customers meet original equipment producers and suppliers.

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

The article is authored by Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation.

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.

Bringing biodiesel on the market

Fuel costs and India’s reliance on foreign fuel sources are a constant concern for many construction owners whose businesses are heavily dependent on machinery that requires diesel. Many alternate energy sources have been discussed, researched, and used in the past but, for equipment, the primary form of alternate fuel has become biodiesel.

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.

Eyeing new heights

The year 2021 gave numerous ups and downs for the construction equipment and equipment financing industries. When the year comes to an end, the sectors look forth towards infrastructure as the ‘Growth Puller’ for the period ahead.

Maximizing Articulating Joint Life in Compactors

A compactor’s ability to reduce air pockets and increase load-bearing capacity make it vital for construction and roadwork.

UK PM Johnson inaugurates JCB's Vadodara facility

The company has six factories in India at locations including Jaipur and Pune

Sriram of IndusInd Bank: CE finance industry is a competitive marketplace

AG Sriram, Head – Consumer Finance Division, IndusInd Bank, speaks on the current portfolio in relation to construction equipment financing

Hariharan: Customers are cautious in trying out alternative fuels

Anand Hariharan, Head – Product Development, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on challenges the CE industry would face by moving to complete electric.

Enhancing collaboration in construction machinery between Europe and India

CECE President Alexandre Marchetta and ICEMA President Dimitrov Krishnan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding extending the cooperation between the two continental organisations.

CASE named in The Economic Times Best Brands 2021 in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, is featured as one of the Best Brands in India for 2021 by The Economic Times.

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.

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.

Connectivity is key between automation and electromobility

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades. Construction could be the next industry to undergo an automation transformation.

The world is transitioning towards sustainable business practices.

Our emphasis has always been to keep the customer foremost in our mind. We have therefore, laid special emphasis on customer-friendly products and solutions that are easy to adapt to and help in enhancing usability and serviceability.

Electrification of CE is at a nascent stage

With the increasing climate change problem, our customers and construction equipment industries have become more environmentally conscious.

Our Indian products are now equipped with BSIV engines

Customers always need a product that can increase their productivity. With that they also focus on saving cost on fuel and maintenance.

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.

CE companies are making strides toward sustainability

Customer centricity being the fulcrum, Doosan Bobcat India introduced B900 CEV stage IV backhoe loaders for the Indian market in 2021.

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.

Use of advanced automation is transforming infra development

Today, automation vendors and OEMs are shifting their focus significantly according to the needs of their customers, i.e., end-users. This results in a wide-ranging transformation of products, solutions, and business models

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.

ACE has always believed in innovation to achieve excellence

ACE (Action Construction Equipment) is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in the mobile cranes and tower cranes segment

Doosan Bobcat India strengthens presence in Telangana

Doosan Bobcat India (DBIN), a global leader in compact construction equipment, has appointed Euroteck Auto Equipment as its authorised dealer for its entire product portfolio of Bobcat backhoe loader, skid steer loader, mini-excavator, and compact track loader for the Telangana region.

John Deere expands service plan to parts and fluids

John Deere has expanded the service programme for its construction equipment lineup to add parts and fluids. Through the John Deere Protect Service Plan program rolled out in May 2021, John Deere offered routine maintenance at every 500-hour interval by a John Deere dealer service technician.

Italian CE market grows in 2021

In the twelve months of 2021, 22,000 construction machines have been placed on the Italian market, up 30 per cent if compared to 2020. Data were presented by Unacea in a digital press conference held last 1st February.

Semiconductor shortage to hamper ce industry

Global semiconductor shortages may curtail new equipment production,resulting in higher used equipment prices.

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.

infra demand boosts rental market

Rental is the future. Infrastructure stimulus measures and pent-up demand in the Indian market suggest growth ahead for equipment rental firms.

All eyes on Excon!

The year started with venues opening up slowly after a lull in the last two years. In line with the growth of the industry, the 11th edition of Excon—termed South Asia’s largest construction equipment (CE) and construction technology trade fair—will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from May 17-21.

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.

On the Move!

The market for mobile cranes is on the move driven by low-rise residential, commercial, and industrial building construction activity in urban areas.

Doosan Bobcat India strengthens presence in Telangana

Doosan Bobcat India (DBIN), a global leader in compact construction equipment, has appointed Euroteck Auto Equipment as its authorised dealer for its entire product portfolio of Bobcat backhoe loader, skid steer loader, mini-excavator, and compact track loader for the Telangana region.

CNH Industrial inaugurates technology centre in Gurugram

This strategic hub is an integral part of the company’s global R&D footprint focusing on product development and digital solutions.

CII Excon 2021 to aid India to become second largest CE market by 2030

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has announced the 11th edition of Excon, South Asia’s largest construction equipment, and construction technology trade fair, which will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru from May 17-21, 2022.

M Vijay Kumar appointed CEO of Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council

M Vijay Kumar takes over as Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) CEO from February 2022. He comes with over 35 years of experience in the construction equipment Industry.

Construction, industrial equipment makers to shift to electric

The construction and industrial equipment industry plans to shift to electric. Top businesses like JCB, Volvo CE and Schwing Stetter are either working on electric versions or conducting feasibility studies for launching e-appliances in India.

German construction equipment industry continues to grow

The order intake in the construction equipment (CE) industry allows manufacturers with production sites in Germany to look forward to 2022 with peace of mind. When companies will be able to achieve turnover, on the other hand, is an open question, as materials continue to be in short supply and supply chain problems are delaying the production of CE

Leveraging Technology

Through Technovation 2022, Schwing Stetter exhibited the concept of innovation through technology in the concrete and construction industries across the country.

Budget 2022 and a big infra push

The union budget can be termed as a growth-oriented one, with the government focusing strongly on world-class infrastructure development.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

Towering up

Crawler cranes are expected to see a surge in demand with the spurt in infrastructure development projects.

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.

Why CE industry needs automation

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades, and now they appear in most industries. Construction could be the next industry.

Europe and India: Enhancing trade relations in construction machinery

CECE President Alexandre Marchetta and ICEMA President Dimitrov Krishnan have signed today

German construction equipment industry continues to grow

In 2021, the CE sector achieved a 22-percentage increase in turnover compared to the same period of previous year.

Vishal Chaudhury appointed MD of CNH Industrial Capital in India

Vishal Chaudhury is a global executive with over 24 years of experience, with demonstrated history of managing start-ups and revenue leadership positions.

CCI approves Kubota Corporation's acquisition of equity in Escorts

The Competition Commission of India (CCI), the fair trade regulator, approved Kubota Corporation's acquisition of certain additional equity in Escorts.

Hajela of L&T: India has potential to be an export hub for compactors

Vivek Hajela, VP & Head- CE Business, Larsen & Toubro, shares information on the current market size of compactors in India, and the upcoming digital technologies in compactors.

SANY India delivers India’s largest crawler crane for windmill application

SANY India, a leading construction equipment manufacturer in India, has added one more feather to their cap with the key handover of the country’s first 800-tonne lifting capacity crawler crane to Dwarkesh Transport Corporation, SANY India’s esteemed patron based in Anand, Gujarat.

Hyundai CE launches EU Stage V 13-15 tonne A-Series excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment is launching three EU Stage V compliant A-Series crawler excavators in the popular 13-15 tonne sector, delivering new levels of performance, efficiency, and productivity for rental companies and contractors

Hyundai CE expands production

Hyundai Construction Equipment is investing $170 million into its Ulsan, South Korea plant over the next four years.

Hyundai-Doosan’s Concept-X reveals smart construction site of the future

Hyundai Construction Equipment and Hyundai Doosan Infracore showcased their advanced smart construction solutions and future unmanned construction equipment under the theme of “Intelligent Robotics”.