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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

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.

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.

BEML’s stride towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ wins Equipment India Awards

The awards were given in recognition to the best selling companies in various construction equipment categories.

Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Liebherr Mining provides five new trucks to MacKellar Mining.

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

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.

Challenging Terrain

The hydraulic excavator market in India has been impacted by the slowdown after the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking Machine Control to Next Level

The improvements in the Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform Version 2.0 are designed to enable faster ROI, increased productivity and decreased training time for operators.

Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

Steering Growth

Growing urbanisation and mechanisation of manual jobs are driving the demand for compact equipment such as skid-steer loaders in India.

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.

Our plan has always been to localise our manufacturing in India

CASE Construction Equipment is built on the principle that simple is better. Sharing more on the company's operations and recent launches is Neil Woodfin, Vice President, CE AMEA and CE Global Alliance, CASE International SA.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products

Eaton also announced the introduction of four new hydraulic products for the Indian market - X70 closed circuit piston and plug in motor, steering unit 5SQ, Eaton spiral hose EC640 and cast iron piston motor 743XX.

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.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

Liebherr to showcase latest machines at Conexpo Con/Agg 2020

From March 10-14, 2020, Liebherr?s innovative products will be on display at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. Liebherr is showcasing an extensive selection of earthmoving and construction equipment at its outdoor booth #F5258 at the Festival Grounds.

CASE India launches new excavator

CASE Construction Equipment has unveiled the long-awaited crawler excavator CX220C to its product portfolio at the Excon 2019.

Liugong is committed to offer best-in-class service to its customers

Liugong is a leading construction equipment manufacturer offering a full line of extreme-duty intuitive machines for construction equipment owners constantly challenged to do more with less.

CASE will be showcasing its entire gamut of products

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial NV, is a leader in compactors and backhoe loaders and the first company to have sold over 13,000 units of vibratory tandem compactors.

FAST-TRACKING PERFORMANCE

The construction equipment market in India has become a front-runner in the global market space in the past few years.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

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

Best debutant award

Ankit Goel, Chief-R&D, Escorts Construction Equipment (centre) receiving the award from Steve Jones, Senior Director, Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics (right), in the presence of Pratap Padode, Founder and President, FIRST Construction Council (left).

Selling mining equipment to a global buyer base

With the end of the year approaching, Ritchie Bros. is gearing up for its last Dubai equipment auction of 2019.

Undercarriage Parts

Undercarriages and parts in crawler- or track-mounted equipment play important role in the mobility of the whole equipment and its uptime. Undercarriage parts are small and simple, but when all put together, support the entire track system.

Banking on Coal Mining

While coal mining and quarrying will drive the growth of mining equipment, other mining segments will see a relatively lower growth demand for mining equipment. Pavethra Ponniah, elaborates more on the market trend.

Cautiously Optimistic

The government's various initiatives on revival of infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian construction equipment market in the past 2-3 years.

Magna MA07+ loader tyres at Indian granite quarry for severe application

Loaders operating in granite quarries have to be equipped with premium quality heavy duty tyres. A customer in India has chosen 35/65R33 Magna MA07+ 3* tyres to perform in its heavy duty operation.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

CIL fast tracking equipment procurement plan

According to reports, Coal India (CIL) is fast tracking the process of procuring 360 high capacity mining equipment valued at over Rs 70 billion to bolster production.

We will introduce the right products for our customers

Caterpillar India showcased its two new excavators launched for the Indian market along with another range of mining and construction equipment this year.

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

"Motor grader market in India is growing at 40 per cent"

Roads sector remains the biggest growth driver of motor graders in India. VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, elaborates more on the market and technology trends in motor graders.

Indian CE Market Overview

The market for construction equipment will follow an upward trend in the next five years.,

We offer much more than just the live auctions

Ritchie Bros is one of the largest equipment platforms worldwide, transacting hundreds of thousands of items each year. Eduard Faig, Regional Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa and Asia Subcontinent, Ritchie Bros elaborates on the company's presence in the global market and its future plans for India.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

The sixth Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

CASE Construction opens first company owned showroom in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, inaugurated its first showroom in Faridabad. Spanning across an area of more than 5,000 sq ft., the facility is the first company owned.

6th AnnuaL EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018

The Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards are here again. In its sixth edition, the Annual Awards to be held on October 25, 2018 in New Delhi, will honour the top performers of construction equipment industry.

Pioneering Growth

Traditionally known for aerospace, engineering and IT, Bengaluru is fast emerging as a construction equipment (CE) hub in India with major players expanding their base in the city.

L&T opens service centre in Singrauli

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has set up a new Service Centre in Singrauli, the heartland of India's coal industry.

L&T opens service centre in Singrauli

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has set up a new Service Centre in Singrauli, the heartland of India?s coal industry. The new facility was inaugurated by Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President & Head, Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro in the presence of a galaxy of top customers from public sector and private companies.

Indian CE Market: AN Overview

Strong domestic demand generated by ongoing infrastructure development projects resulted in the construction equipment market rising to an all-time high of 72,197 units in 2011.

Swaraj Tractors introduces new tractor series

Swaraj Tractors, a part of the Mahindra Group, launched an all new tractor platform in the high power category, ranging from 60 HP to 75 HP.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards & CEO Forum 2018

After the bitterly cold days and nights of the famed Delhi winter, spring is said to augur good tidings. Or so it is believed. Maybe, it was in continuation of this tradition that the city successfully held yet another edition of the Equipment India Awards.

Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosts 5th EQUIPMENT INDIA Annual Awards

The Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosted the 5th EQUIPMENT INDIA Annual Awards at Hotel LALIT in New Delhi on Friday 16th February, 2018.

Trimble announces new CONTROL SYSTEMS

Trimble has announced the availability of Trimble Earthworks Grade Control System for dozers and the Trimble T10 Tablet. The Trimble Earthworks Grade Control System is Trimble's next-generation grade control platform for excavators and dozers.

Trimble announces new products

Trimble has announced the availability of Trimble Earthworks Grade Control System for dozers and the Trimble T10 Tablet. The Trimble Earthworks Grade Control System is Trimble?s next-generation grade control platform for excavators and dozers.

The big movers

Being the major equipment class in the infrastructure development activities, Earthmoving equipment sees further demand growth in future owing to an anticipated growth in construction activities.

We foresee increased participation from neighbouring countries

Infrastructure sector is one of the key drivers for Indian economy and also constitutes primary market for construction machinery. This sector is mainly responsible for propelling India's overall development and enjoys prime focus from government for policy initiatives.

The Show of Technology Prowess

Excon 2017 is all set to open its floors for the five-day mega technology feast on December 12, 2017. This year marks the ninth edition of the Excon, which has a 17-year strong legacy being organised since 2000.

we are showcasing electro-hydraulic products among others

The current industry scenario seems encouraging. We are already witnessing good growth from both earthmoving and road construction segments, especially from platforms like excavators and loaders. This growth is expected to sustain with the government looking at investing in smart cities as well as developing infrastructure projects.

Sell where people buy

There is a saying in the industry that 'if a machine isn't making money, it is only costing money'. Equipment often needs to be turned into cash first before returns can be used to make other investments.

Advancements in Bearings for Construction Machinery

Construction machinery is characterised by its ability to perform in the harshest environments. Machinery such as excavators, dozers, compactors, cranes and dumpers have tremendously increased development capacity.

Mining Equipment Trends

The mining equipment industry (MEI) is heavily dependent on equipment demand from coal and iron ore mining, both being highly equipment intensive, with over 30 per cent.

The Power of Hydraulics

Hydraulic power is generated through a combination of oil flow and pressure. Oil flow and pressure is created from a hydraulic pump and transmitted through hoses or tubes, via control valves, to the hydraulic motor or cylinder that will do the work.

Equipment Finance Sets to Outperform

Construction equipment market in India has evolved and become a major one in the global market place. With the evolution of the market, awareness about the various equipment class and their use, and above all, the construction and infrastructure development activities picking up momentum, the equipment finance market has opened up to all equipment categories.

Tyres for Recycling Operations

At material storage sites, it is essential that the vehicles employed are robust and offer good manoeuvrability. In this like many other applications, the tyre is the key to enhance equipment functionality, allowing it to easily move even in narrow spaces, achieving speed in line with productivity, and not least keeping in mind the budget thanks to both time and fuel savings.

Facilitating efficiency

Bearings fulfill a number of important functions, starting with their ability to reduce friction. Other primary functions include supporting a load, promoting the efficient transmission of power and ensuring alignment is maintained.

ICEMA Wins,Ban Dropped

Recently, the Supreme Court heard an application by the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers' Association (ICEMA) and the Tractor Manufacturers' Association (TMA) as they sought a clarification on the ban on the registration of BS-III vehicles after March 31, 2017.

Machine control systems are the future in India

MOBA is a German company that provides automation solutions for moving machines. Speaking to EQUIPMENT INDIA, Samip Desai, National Manager, Moba Mobile Automation (I), explains the company's activities and solutions for the Indian market.

Used Equipment Auctions

Over time, the pre-owned construction equipment market has almost become equal to the new equipment one, in terms of volume. However, the age-old pre-owned construction equipment industry in India was highly dominated by conservative and unreliable trade practices till a few years back.

Driving Technology

Customers in India have always been divided between the ones who chose traditional, proven, 'will work for sure' products and the ones who want products that are forward-looking, path-breaking, or simply ahead of its time.

Equipment India awards & ceo forum 2017

It was 6.15 p.m. with 15 minutes more to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.

Equipment India Awards 2017 and CEO Forum

The evening of April 21, 2017, was a proud occasion for Equipment India as the industry stakeholders gathered in large numbers at New Delhi's heritage Claridges Hotel, to celebrate the 4th Annual Equipment India Awards and be part of the high-level discussion at the CEO Forum.

Trimble introduces next-gen grade controls

Trimble announced Trimble? Earthworks control solution for excavators and dozers. Trimble Earthworks is transforming machine control with the industry?s first integrated 3D aftermarket excavator automatics capability.

We emphasise on continuous product development

CASE India has maintained a leadership position in the Indian subcontinent riding on extraordinary customer connect and support. With the existing products like skid steer loaders, motor grader, compactor, loader backhoes etc, CASE India develops products to suit the evolving requirements of the Indian customers.

Trimble introduces next-gen grade control for excavators and dozers

Trimble announced Trimble? Earthworks control solution for excavators and dozers. Trimble Earthworks is transforming machine control with the industry?s first integrated 3D aftermarket excavator automatics capability. In addition, a new dozer configuration moves the receivers from the blade to the roof of the cab.

John Deere enhances crawler dozer lineup

John Deere has added the new 450K and updated 550K and 650K dozers to its crawler dozer lineup. The 450K boasts a John Deere 4.5L Final Tier 4 diesel engine with 80 hp.

ON THE CLOCK!

Material and earth movements are the major work content of all infrastructure developments and mining activities. Front-end loaders, backhoe loaders, dozers and application-centric equipment as options for the users to choose from to suit individual requirements.

John Deere enhances crawler dozer lineup

John Deere has added the new 450K and updated 550K and 650K dozers to its crawler dozer lineup. ?The 450K, 550K and 650K are key models in the John Deere dozer lineup,? said Nathan Horstman, Crawler Dozer Product Marketing Manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry.

Liebherr to present its vast product range at Conexpo Con/Agg 2017

During Conexpo Con/Agg 2017, Liebherr will present an extensive selection of its product range. More than 25 pieces of Liebherr equipment will be presented at Conexpo Con/Agg.

Celebrating 20 Years of Auction in Dubai

Heavy equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. celebrated its 20th year anniversary in Dubai during a two-day auction at its site in the Jebel Ali Freezone. The auction featured more than 1,600 equipment items and trucks, including excavators, wheel loaders, dozers, trucks and mobile cranes.

Product SHOWCASE

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 was the right platform for the exhibitors to unveil their cutting-edge products, technologies and solutions. Many exhibitors launched their new technologies and products at the expo, while others showcased their industry leading solutions.

We continue to introduce technologically advanced products in India, which promises great opportunity and significant growth in 2017

We are launching globally renowned CASE Crawler Dozers in India with three new models ? 1150L, 1650L and 2050M in the 13 T, 18 T and 20 T operating weight range powered with FPT Industrial engine, significant for the roads and mining sector.

CASE delivers 100th motor grader of the year in India

CASE Construction Equipment reached the milestone of 100 motor graders sold in India in just a year. The grader, a 865B was purchased by Mahalaxmi Infracon Private Limited (MIPL), one of the largest mining overburden removal companies in India.

BEML exhibits its prowess at IMME 2016

BEML participated in big way in the IMME 2016, the 13th International Mining & Machinery Exhibition and Global Mining Summit being held at Kolkata last month.

On a Positive Note

The 13th International Mining and Machinery Exhibition 2016 (IMME 2016) held during November 16-19 concluded with a positive note on a possible turnaround of Indian mining industry in the coming years. The 13th Global Mining Summit (GMS) 2016 also held concurrently with the IMME 2016.

We are committed to offer best-in-class equipment and services

As far as procurement of medium to big size mining equipment by key players in the mining industry is concerned, the trend is towards evaluation based on Total Cost of Ownership, Life Cycle Costing, bundling equipment with Full Maintenance Contracts and Guaranteed Parts Consumption contracts.

Aligned with CE Growth

High pressure, large diameter and volumetric capacity hoses fitted with appropriately speced fittings and protection covering are key ingredients for heavy construction and mining machinery. Such hoses have endured extreme usage under adverse to poor operating cycles and environment.

Witnessing Quantum Jump

In light of the various infrastructure development initiatives by our government and expansion plans declared by various related agencies, the Bulk Material Handling Equipment (BMHE) sector

Back on Track!

The Indian mining and material processing industry, along with other bulk material handling operations like coal loading or bulk handling at ports, and aggregate processing in roads, is already on a fast track growth trajectory in India, thereby driving the demand.

The Earth Movers and Shakers

As a consequence of the excavation activity gaining momentum, earthmovers like front-end loaders, crawler dozers, traxcavators and other earthmoving equipment are registering a CAGR of 15-18 per cent. Since the Indian economy is reviving, these equipment are also finding emerging markets in other sectors as well.

Essential for Road Building

Commitment towards infrastructural development and faster implementation of road projects to desired specifications are driving the growth of the motor grader market in India.

We have more than 50 per cent market share in Madhya Pradesh

We want every district of Madhya Pradesh to recognise LiuGong as the best brand within the next 65 years, says Mohit Sharma, Managing Director, C S Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, LiuGong?s authorised dealer for Madhya Pradesh.

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

Backhoe Loaders Get a Rural Boost

Gone were the days when the backhoe loader market was exploding in all facets of India?s infrastructure development. All recognised suppliers were registering negative to flat trajectory growth since FY 2011.

Increasing Productivity

Oitagawa Dam is a rock dam located in Kyushu, the third largest island in Japan. The island is mountainous and home to Japan?s most active volcano, Mount Aso.

3rd Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO FORUM

The evening of March 16, 2016 was a matter of pride for EQUIPMENT INDIA as a large number of stakeholders from the construction equipment (CE) community gathered at the Commission Hall of FICCI Delhi to celebrate, in letter and spirit, the 3rd Annual Equipment India Awards.

196-m RCC Dam in 196 days196-m RCC Dam in 196 days

The complexity of infrastructure projects is increasing day by day. At the same time, the speed at which you build any infrastructure project is becoming critical. Various technological and methodological improvements have enabled us to optimise the speed and efficiency of the construction process.

Innovations by L&T

Since its entry into the construction and mining equipment industry in India, Larsen & Toubro has made rapid strides to become one of the leading companies in the industry with its products and innovations. Arvind Garg elaborates.

Regulatory for CE, mining and earthmoving equipment

The Government of India may soon come out with a separate, transparent regulatory framework for the construction, mining and earthmoving equipment. This was announced and discussed in the DHI-FICCI Session on Construction Equipment & Technology as part of the ?Make in India Week?.

Rgulatory For CE, mining and earthmoving equipment

The Government of India may soon come out with a separate, transparent regulatory framework for the construction, mining and earthmoving equipment. This was announced and discussed in the DHI-FICCI Session on Construction Equipment & Technology as part of the ?Make in India Week?.

Machine Control Technologies

With the demand evolving for better work and more efficiency in the wake of tighter timelines in infra projects, the scope for machine control technologies is immense. Delays and cost overruns are the major challenges most of the infrastructure projects facing today. There are many factors that contribute to the delay of a project.

Waking up to New Demand

The demand for crawler dozers is expected to be driven by the various government-sponsored infrastructure projects coming up in the country, and the new momentum in the mining industry.

Mining Equipment Sector Ablaze

India's national Budget 2016 is scheduled on February 29, 2016. Industry is rife with guesstimates, speculations, recommendations to the Finance Ministry and positive expectations which will help fuel their growth.

Large Miners Forward

While the global mining industry is on the decline, India is witnessing a reverse trend. Many international mining equipment manufacturers are showcasing their products at BAUMA 2016, Germany, in a big way, at a time when Coal India