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Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

“We are coming up with new joint ventures & tie-ups.”

Niraj Shah, Managing Director, Kaushik Engineering Works, speaks on the various challenges faced in the construction equipment sector.

Liebherr's last crane finishes work on Spin Tower in Frankfurt

Two 230 HC-L 8/16 and two EC-B cranes from Liebherr have been helping build the 128 m-high hotel and office tower

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

“Majority of our equipment functions on diesel.”

Jaideep Shekhar, Managing Director, Terex India, speaks on the investment made in the Indian market.

We are going to be country’s first manufacturer of electric CE

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, Action Construction Equipment, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

Schwing Stetter India will be launching 14 new products

VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, speaks on the market for their products in India.

Crawlers race ahead

Rising demand is boosting the development of new crawler crane launches and features.

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Sennebogen’s 55-tonne battery-powered crawler crane

Developed in collaboration with Dutch dealer Van den Heuvel, Sennebogen unveiled its first battery-powered telescopic crawler crane.

Zoomlion shines at Bauma!

Chinese construction machinery maker Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology drew wide attention at Bauma 2022. At a featured product release event held on October 24, Zoomlion launched 10-odd intelligent aerial work platform (AWP) products include scissor lift, straight boom and crank-type models, which won a number of prospective orders from clients in the Netherlands, Romania, Poland, Iraq, Switzerland, and Germany.

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

Zoomlion shines at Bauma!

Zoomlion launched 10-odd intelligent AWPs

Raimondi Cranes presents three new products at Bauma 2022

Raimondi showcases the T357, a 16t maximum lifting capacity crane

What’s driving the demand?

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

MYCRANE partners with PV-E electric cranes

to offer zero-emissions lifting equipment

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

Stalwarts of CE industry honoured at 10th Equipment India Awards

Sorab Agarwal is EI Person of the Year 2022

Raimondi Cranes unveils new brand and company vision

Raimondi debuts a renovated look built upon solid foundations

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.

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.

Poised to higher grow

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

Raimondi Cranes to unveil flattop tower cranes at bauma

The newest range of Raimondi flattops is comprised of two series

Franna hosts a successful first-ever Open Day in India

The participants got a closer look at the newly-launched Franna FR-17 Crane

MYCRANE adds new crane types to enter short-term rental market

MYCRANE, the Dubai-based digital disruptor for the cranes and construction space, has added four new types of lifting device to its innovative online crane rental platform.

Komatsu India launches new water sprinkler WT 80KL

MYCRANE’s new crane types to enter short-term rental market

Heading towards a new high!

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

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.

MYCRANE adds new crane types to enter short-term rental market

The company has added four new types of lifting device to its innovative online crane rental platform.

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.

SANY Bharat delivers largest crawler crane to Sanghvi Movers

SANY Bharat, achieved a significant milestone by delivering four units of SANY SCC8000A 800-tonne crawler crane, India’s largest crawler crane, to Sanghvi Movers.

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.

World first for Liebherr luffing jib cranes

The cranes started work in November 2020. Back then, the cranes belonging to the fleet of the Kim Soon Lee company were assembled freestanding at a tower height of around 40 metres.

Grove Brings All-Wheel Steering to TTS9000-2 Truck Crane

Featuring all-wheel steering and a six-section boom that extends from 36 to 169 feet, Grove has introduced the TTS9000-2 truck crane.

Powering construction sites

The article evaluates the increasing impact of alternative sources of energy on the genset space.

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.

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.

World first for Liebherr luffing jib cranes

Two Liebherr 710 HC-L 32/64 Litronic cranes are working on the construction of the Central Boulevard Towers in Singapore.

Terex Utilities opens new Terex Service Center in Georgia

The brand-new location is situated on 5 acres and is equipped with 14 drive-thru bays, a wash bay and two 10-ton OHD bridge cranes to support utility and aerial equipment repair needs, as well as inspections, preventative maintenance, transfers and rebuilds, and more.

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.

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.

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.

Grove boosts telecrawler portfolio with mid-size GHC85

Manitowoc has added an eighth model to its telescoping crawler crane range in the Americas.

Grove boosts telecrawler portfolio with mid-size GHC85

Manitowoc has added an eighth model to its telescoping crawler crane range in the Americas.

Significant boost in turnover of Liebherr in 2021

In 2021, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of Euro 11,639 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted an overall increase of Euro 1,298 million or 12.6 per cent.

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.

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.

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.

We are well known in the field of manufacturing crane safety systems

Vijay Tikhe, Partner, Cranesafe Technologies, speaks on the present scenario regarding crane safety systems in India.

Historic tower crane returns to Liebherr

The Liebherr Tower Crane Center in Bad Waldsee boasts a new attraction: a Form 30A/35 tower crane, built-in 1969. The crane’s owner, Stephan Keim, loaned it to Liebherr at the beginning of January.

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 of CE is at a nascent stage

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

Electric mobility is the segment we focus on most

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

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

Manitowoc appoints new dealers

Longstanding Potain dealer for Switzerland and Austria, Stirnimann has expanded its sales, rental and service activities into Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands.

Linde launches new C-MATIC robotic trucks

Germany-based Linde Material Handling is adding the new C-MATIC robotic trucks that can handle maximum loads of 600, 1,000, and 1,500 kg faster and more agilely than previous models.

Tadano rolls out line of all-terrain cranes

The award was received for Environment, Health and Safety excellence

Sustainability in logistics

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Towering Ahead!

The rapid expansion of the real-estate sector and the emergence of high-end infrastructure projects are driving the demand for tower cranes.

we expect the market to peak in the next 2-3 years

Prashant Suryawanshi, Managing Director, Manitowoc Cranes Potain India, speaks on the role of safety in using tower cranes.

Telehandler is the only machine that can handle all loads

The advent of telehandlers in the material handling industry with their safe technology and versatility has started making rapid progress in the Indian market.

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.

Rishi S of Sanghvi Movers: We are seeing demand across sectors

Rishi Sanghvi, Managing Director, Sanghvi Movers, speaks on the medium and heavy-duty mobile crane market in India.

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.

Liebherr presents 470 EC-B flat-top crane

The flagship crane with intelligent assistance systems offers a jib length of 80 metres. This reach can be increased to 83 metres by means of a jib extension, thereby breaking new ground in the competitive market.

Towering up

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

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.

KAS Crane Hire renews fleet with UK’s first Grove GMK3060L-1

North Devon-based mobile crane rental company KAS Crane Hire took delivery of the UK’s first GMK3060L-1 all-terrain crane with the next generation of Grove carrier cab in June 2021.

Liebherr cranes help create impressive stage sets

As soon as the stone steps in the ancient Roman amphitheater are clear, the Liebherr 125 K starts to unfold itself. Its straightforward assembly, without the need for extra equipment, was one of the main reasons why the Italian Liebherr dealer Niederstätter opted for Liebherr’s largest fast-erecting crane for the Opera Festival held at the Arena Di Verona.

Opportunities galore

The construction industry across the globe is anticipated to present significant opportunities for construction equipment.

We are trying to scan India For our global model

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

Liebherr presents 470 EC-B flat-top crane

With a maximum lifting capacity of 16 or 20 tonnes, this crane is now the largest in the “Tough Ones” family.

New NC-B 12-70 demonstrates its strength in Saudi Arabia

With a 12-tonne lifting capacity and a 70-metre reach, the NC-B 12-70 is the most powerful tower crane in the NC-B series

S. Chandra of Liebherr: Crane equipment rental has good future

Subhajit Chandra, Divisional Head – Mobile Crane Division, Liebherr India, speaks on how the market for medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes is progressing in India.

Scotland’s first Grove GMK5250XL-1 goes to Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire

Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire from Falkirk in the Central Lowlands of Scotland has become the first rental company in the country to offer the new Grove GMK5250XL-1 all-terrain crane from Manitowoc.

Terex GM: There is shift in demand towards modular crushing solutions

Amol Sinha, General Manager, Terex India, speaks on segments that are driving the demand for crushing and screening equipment.

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

This leviathan crane will be used by Dwarkesh Transport for wind turbine installation.

Top popular construction equipment companies in India

The infrastructure sector has witnessed a rapid growth within the country. With many ongoing projects, nation is for sure going to taste its development soon, but along with it many industries associated with infrastructure has evolved. One such industry is the construction equipment industry.

Tadano names Barley president

Effective January 1, Dean Barley will take the helm as president and COO of Tadano America Corp., succeeding Ingo Schiller. Barley currently serves as vice president of customer service and general manager of Latin America sales.

What new construction equipment will 2022 bring?

The outlook on India’s construction equipment sector is optimistic since the country’s needs for infrastructure will continue to grow massively.

WOLFFKRAN first saddle jib crane

According to the European Architectural Barometre, every third construction project in Europe uses prefabricated parts. A trend with significant implications for the tower crane industry calling for higher capacity cranes.

New Liebherr MK 88-4.1 heads to Italy

The Italian transport and crane company F.lli Zanoletti S.p.A. is upgrading its fleet with a new Liebherr MK 88-4.1 mobile construction crane.

Manish Mathur of ACE: Overall outlook for next two years in positive

Manish Mathur, CEO – Cranes, Action Construction Equipment, speaks on how the market for medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes progressing in India.

Reaching new heights

In India, construction hoists have become very popular in the past decade. They are usually used for high-rise towers of height 70 m or more undergoing construction or renovation.

Gearing up for future

The pandemic year has turned out to be a top gear one for the construction equipment segment, which is riding on the government infra spend to see a more than 15 per cent year-on-year rise in domestic sales volumes in FY21 and a doubling of sales in Q1FY22 compared to last year.

Karan Chechi, Director, TechSci Research, speaks on major demand drivers in medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes market.

Karan Chechi, Director, TechSci Research, speaks on major demand drivers in medium and heavy-duty mobile cranes market.

Hatgine of Ifm: Covid-19 has expedited transition to automated systems

Amit Hatgine, Manager-System Business, Ifm electronic, on automation and control solutions offered by the company for construction equipment.

From site to site: The new MK 73-3.1 from Liebherr in action

Short setup times, high-performance lifting – the new Liebherr MK 73-3.1 mobile construction crane proves its worth as a compact taxi crane for everyday construction site use. It can handle multiple jobs in different locations on the same day without any difficulty, and is able to reach construction sites in densely built-up areas with ease.

Sany becomes world’s largest excavator seller in 2020

Indian construction equipment and heavy machinery manufacturing firm Sany has gone past major brands like JCB and Caterpillar to become the biggest excavator seller worldwide in 2020.

CE industry talks a common language using OPC UA

Construction equipment manufacturing is taking a solid leap with the advantage of new technology developments

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

Bonfiglioli India: Winning through product innovations & tech

Bonfiglioli has been enhancing construction equipment performance, efficiency, productivity, and reliability for more than 40 years.