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New Ammann wheeled paver on the market

Ammann has unveiled a paver that relies on European technology and is well suited to customers who focus on larger road projects.

Rangababu Ch of SKF: Equipment makers are looking for cost-effective solutions

Rangababu Ch, Segment Leader Heavy Industry, SKF, speaks on the emerging technology trends in bearings for CE.

V Senthilkumar of Propel: There are huge untapped opportunities in crushers & screens market

V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, speaks on the current aggregate and M-sand production scenario, and market size for crushers and screens in India.

Improving Machine Productivity

While the pandemic affected all industries, it positively contributed to the bearings industry. By accelerating value chain processes, and building future capabilities, the industry quickly adapted to meet the demands.

DICV opens virtual reality centre

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced the opening of a Virtual Reality Centre (VRC), a benchmark-setting innovation for the Indian CV industry.

Caterpillar acquires Marble Robot

Caterpillar Inc. announced they’ve acquired select assets and hired employees from San Francisco, Cal. based robot and autonomy technology solutions company Marble Robot, Inc.

In 2022, the market for hydraulic excavators may touch 25,000 units

Last year, the excavator market touched 18,000 units. The start of last year was good. Later on the numbers dipped due to Covid-19 pandemic. However from September onwards, the market picked up.

DICV opens virtual reality centre

New Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) significantly reduces time and costs required for CV testing and development

Goldhofer’s “STEPSTAR” now available with wheel recesses for construction industry

The “STEPSTAR”, Goldhofer's new generation of self-tracking semi lowloaders launched in 2020, is currently in great demand.

MAJOR welcomes new authorised dealer in Africa

MAJOR announces the appointment of Manganese Crushtech Systems, a leading supplier of material processing capital equipment, as its new aggregate and mining screen media authorized dealer in Africa.

Two new local zero emission excavators from Liebherr

The R 976-E electric crawler excavator, along with the R 980 SME-E, replaces the ER 974 B for mine and quarry extraction.

Repairing at 1000 m: The perils of bridge work

Bridges form an essential part of modern day economic and transportation systems. They can be used to connect islands that can span several kilometres into deep seas, connect stretches of separated lands - as well as joining cities, separated by lakes and rivers.

What’s new – and what’s next – in sustainable asphalt production

Sustainability has been part of the roadbuilding conversation for decades. Yet improvements that make the methods and machines more environmentally friendly continue to gain momentum.

Potain cranes drive efficiency for Pinetop custom homes

Potain self-erecting tower cranes are a mainstay of the global construction industry and are steadily strengthening their growing reputation in the residential homebuilding market throughout North America.

The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

“We are expanding our product portfolio”

Ifm is expanding its product portfolio of control solutions with new solutions. Amit Hatgine, Manager-System Business, ifm Electronic India, shares more on the products and solutions from the company for construction equipment industry.

ELGi North America opens new headquarters

The new expanded headquarters is located in Charlotte, NC

Asia-Pacific’s first Grove GMK3050-2 heads to Porter Cranes

The new model was delivered to the company’s yard in Hamilton, New Zealand by Manitowoc’s local dealer, TRT, which weighed and tested the unit ahead of putting it to work.

Schaeffler India launches ‘OPTIME’

It is an efficient and easy-to-use low-cost solution designed specifically for comprehensive condition monitoring of all process-critical assets across entire machine and equipment.

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.

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.

Atlas Copco introduces cordless smart battery nutrunners

Atlas Copco Tools and Industrial Assembly Solutions launched a new range of cordless smart battery nutrunners.

Aquajet Trio for bridge and road repair applications

Aquajet has introduced a dynamic trio of machines ideally suited for road and bridge repair applications

Towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’: BEML adds new products

BEML has introduced a range of mining and defence equipment developed indigenously and opened new Industrial Design Centre.

Green Technology for Indian Roads

The Ghaziabad-based JRD Infratech is using an Ammann ACC 90 CounterMix asphalt-mixing plant in their project to meet the guidelines of the National Green Tribunal and Central Pollution Control Board

BEML launches new indigenous products

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched BEML’s indigenously designed and developed products

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.

New self-service concrete plant

Liebherr is starting sales of the new self-service concrete plant. Its market launch will commence in summer 2020. The new plant will offer quick and easy access to high quality concrete.

7 WOLFF cranes working at ODE project in Amsterdam

Seven WOLFF tower cranes are at the ODE project site in Amsterdam to support the successful completion of the project

Working on construction site made easy

There is a concrete way of making work on site easier for contractors, by installing MB Crusher units on their equipment.

Liebherr’s new gen crawler excavators for Swedish market

Liebherr’s new generation crawler excavator is steadily establishing a presence in countries around the world. Sweden is such a market for earthmoving machinery and crawler excavators, where the machine’s versatility, performance, comfort and design are attracting more local customers.

Supporting Indonesian Housing Development

Property developer PT Tanggamus Niaga Tama is using the newly launched SDLG E660FL mini excavator to build homes in Sumatra, Indonesia.

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.

New self-service concrete plant from Liebherr

Liebherr is starting sales of the new self-service concrete plant. Its market launch will commence in summer 2020.

New Liebherr excavators for Félix Giorgetti Sàrl

Félix Giorgetti Sàrl family business has purchased two new crawler excavators from Liebherr.

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.

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.

Liebherr's new generation crawler excavators for Swedish market

Liebherr?s new generation crawler excavator is steadily establishing a presence in countries around the world.

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.

New Hybrid Boom for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

The newest fuel-electric boom model provides compact, rough-terrain, low-emissions performance.

Monitoring All Assets in a Single App

Schaeffler OPTIME makes condition monitoring cost-effective for all plant assets.

We are planning to start rental business of TBMs

India is becoming a prominent market for tunnel boring machines (TBMs). In the coming years, TBMs in more numbers are expected in Indian construction projects.

We plan to focus on road equipment and backhoe loaders in future

At the time of completing 25 years in construction equipment industry, Action Construction Equipment (ACE) is preparing to focus on new equipment segments in road construction and backhoe loaders.

The long-term growth for construction equipment is intact

India's infrastructure sector is poised to grow significantly with the increasing demand for development of key infrastructure projects.

Bricking Solutions' aftersales services to maximise uptime

Bricking Solutions, a full solution provider of refractory installation equipment, offers a number of aftersales services to help operations maintain equipment to maximise uptime during refractory installation applications.

Wirtgen Group Machines Construct Yogyakarta Airport

The first plane to land at the new Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) on the Indonesian island of Java was an A320 from Jakarta.

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.

Bricking Solutions? aftersales services to maximise uptime

Bricking Solutions, a full solution provider of refractory installation equipment, offers a number of aftersales services to help operations maintain equipment to maximise uptime during refractory installation applications.

Kubota to invest in Escorts, to deepen partnership

Kubota Corporation, a leading global tractor and machinery manufacturer from Japan, will acquire 10 per cent equity stake in Escorts, a leading engineering conglomerate in India, in order to integrate and deepen their relationship towards achieving their mutual ambition of global leadership.

Liebherr concrete plant supporting world's largest sea lock project

In order to make Amsterdam accessible for the new generations of ships with even larger dimensions, the largest lock in the world will be built in IJmuiden located at the south of the 27-km long North Sea Canal, which connects Amsterdam with the sea.

Make in Steel 2020

Given the long-term pipeline of infrastructure projects in India, the growth opportunity for the country's steel sector is immense.

Cost-effective motor/valve control

B&R has introduced new digital output module with pulse width modulation. B&R's new digital output module X20DO4332-1 has integrated pulse width modulation and is a cost-effective alternative to motor modules.

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.

Low-cost, high-quality road REHABILITATIoN

The Wirtgen cold recycler and soil stabiliser WR 240 rehabilitates the 22-km road between Hapur and Kithore.

Terex AWP adds new Genie hybrid boom

Eliminating the need for customers to manage two separate fleets of machines ? one for indoors, one for outdoors ? the new Genie? Z?-45 FE hybrid articulating boom lift responds to increased demand worldwide for versatile and cost-effective ?green? access solutions in the 52 ft (16 m) range.

Towards Greener Future

Asphalt is regaining traction in the Indian road construction due to its better recyclability and the freedom to use waste materials like plastics along with asphalt mix. The future looks greener for asphalt mixing plants.

Liebherr concrete plant supporting world?s largest sea lock project

In order to make Amsterdam, one of the most important European ports, accessible for the new generations of ships with even larger dimensions, the largest lock in the world will be built in IJmuiden located at the south of the 27-km long North Sea Canal, which connects Amsterdam with the sea.

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.

Doosan launches Volvo Penta powered air compressors at Excon 2019

At the recently concluded Excon 2019, Doosan Bobcat India unveiled two new air compressors powered by Volvo Penta engines. These new air compressors are benefitting from fuel efficiency, productivity, reliability, long service intervals as well as reduced noise and vibrations with the use of Volvo Penta engines.

Liebherr excavators in Vosges granite quarry

Two new Liebherr R 956 crawler excavators are being used in two different quarries in La Bresse and Senones, to position heavy weights before mining, to load trucks and for drillers and miners to move large rocks.

Riding prefab wave in India

By integrating specially manufactured ACE tower cranes in its business model, Central Park Flower Valley Project has recorded fast construction, significantly reducing the overall project cost.

Optimum Equipment Utilisation

Use of suitable equipment with matching features at projects with minimum operating and maintenance cost will help in achieving optimum utilisation of construction equipment.

BETTER road rehabilitation WITH COLD MILLING

Cold milling is one of the first measures taken when a roadway or traffic area needs to be rehabilitated.

SMART INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

With around 150 delegates, the fifth Smart Industry Conference provided know-how on the topics of automation, Industrial IoT and digitalisation.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Dock houses save space

Are you planning to extend your facility? And are you looking for a cost-efficient way of realising this extension? A dock house is an alternative that offers you economy and many advantages.

SDLG showcases latest wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019

SDLG showcased its LG946L wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019, which was held from November 7 to 10 at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines.

Escorts showcases India's first Hybrid Concept Tractor

At Esclusive 2019, Escorts' annual innovation platform, the company announced India's first Hybrid Concept Tractor, powered by fuel and battery both.

Wirtgen 220 SM 3.8 Surface Miner: Maximum Performance in Soft Rock

Wirtgen's 220 SM 3.8 surface miner selectively mines raw materials up to a cutting depth of 350 mm and a uni-axial compressive strength of 35 MPa.

Escorts showcases India?s first Hybrid Concept Tractor

At Esclusive 2019, Escorts? annual innovation platform, the company announced India?s first Hybrid Concept Tractor, powered by fuel and battery both.

We continuously strive to upgrade our product portfolio

Infrastructure, mining, quarrying and waterwell are the four major segments of portable compressor business.

Goldhofer to showcase new haulage solutions at GIS

Visitors to this year?s GIS in Piacenza, Italy can take a close look at two Goldhofer semitrailer models designed for easier, more flexible and above all more economical haulage with heavy loads.

Performance tracker for milling work

Wirtgen has developed Performance Tracker, a solution that, for the first time, makes it possible to accurately and reliably document the actual milling work completed.

We Will Continue to Expand Our Capacities in the Next 3-5 Years

By delivering high-precision bearing solutions and systems for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is shaping "Mobility for tomorrow" to a significant degree.

Transforming Mining Safe and Productive

Underground mining is an extremely tough mining method with various risk factors involved.

The mining sector is poised to make significant strides

Epiroc covers a wide range of underground equipment needs with production and face drill rigs, loaders and trucks.

Zoomlion to showcase ?Africa-ready? equipment

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co is exhibiting at the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo that will be held from June 27 to 29 in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, highlighting nine agricultural and construction equipment products.

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.

Bigger Digger

Optimum utilisation of excavators is of utmost importance for the economic operation of the machine. All hydraulic excavator OEMs have introduced matching technologies for the optimum performance of their machines.

In-transit concrete mixer market

According to a new study, revenues from the concrete mixer market were in excess of 126,800 units in 2018, and are estimated to record a 4 per cent Y-o-Y growth in 2019.

The Rise of Smart Warehousing in India

For a fast-evolving global economy like India, a sophisticated logistics, and warehousing system is a key driver for consistent growth.

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.

Attachments provide on-site independence

MB Crusher recently launched its new shaft screeners range at bauma Munich. Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB India, shares more on the crusher and screener attachments and the market scenario.

Most of our attachments are purpose-built

DOZCO range of customised attachments meets the rigorous demands of several industry-specific applications. Pankaj Kumar, Vice President, DOZCO (India) shares more on the market and product trends.

Multitasking Enablers

Attachments are the wise choice to achieve economy and productivity in a project. However, choosing the right attachment for the right application is imperative for the successful and optimum utilisation.

Technology leads

Attachments make a machine versatile to function multiple jobs at a project site which otherwise need different machines to do these jobs. Banking on one equipment to do multiple jobs with various attachments make the whole process faster and economical.

Wirtgen Group's Smart Synergies at bauma

The Wirtgen Group is showcasing its innovative road construction machinery among the company's around 120 exhibits and 13,000 sq m of exhibition space at bauma 2019.

Skid-steer Loaders in Rural Road Construction

With the help of various attachments, Bobcat Skid-steer loaders provide cost-effective solution in rural road construction.

Skid-steer loader with grader attachment concept is growing

BOBCAT has been providing Skid-steer loader with grader attachment as an apt solution for new rural roads and widening of existing roads. S Manjunath, General Manager - Sales, Doosan Bobcat India, shares more on the advantages of the concept and the market outlook.

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.

Overcoming access and movement issues

In recent years, MB Crusher has let the experience of the customers themselves help make users aware of the potential of their machines by watching the machines in action in amateur videos, created by the users themselves including the customers own reviews and pictures.

Rolls-Royce delivers first Stage V MTU engines for Bell dump trucks

Bell Equipment, the international specialist for articulated dump trucks, recently received the first six Series 1000-1500 MTU engines from Rolls-Royce that meet the new EU Stage V emission standard.

Donaldson introduces wireless technology for filter maintenance

Donaldson Company, Inc has introduced Filter Minder? connected technology for monitoring truck engine air filters, using the vehicles? own telematics system.

Supporting PERFORMANCE

Two Liebherr R 976 crawler excavators are at the heart of production in South African coal mine achieving an output of 280 cu m per hour for 20 working hours a day.

Gulf Oil chooses Mahindra Logistics to strengthen its supply chain

Gulf Oil Lubricants India (Gulf Oil) announced its association with Mahindra Logistics (MLL), to strengthen its supply chain and to implement its post GST supply chain consolidation strategy which is focused on achieving efficiencies in total cost.

Safe lifting in tough conditions

The JDN Profi range air hoists can perform safe, high-performance and cost-effective lifting and lowering operations. They excel in places where safety is paramount.

Demand for big machines is growing

After China, India is considered the single big market for Liugong for construction equipment.

Our strategy is to strengthen our network and back end

Continuous, prolific and ground-breaking advancement on all parameters has been Macons Equipments' forte.