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ICRA predicts 4-6% growth in FY25 tyre sales

ICRA stated that domestic tyre sale volumes are expected to experience a moderate growth of four to six per cent in this fiscal year, following an estimated pace of six to eight per cent in the previous financial year.

India’s CE market is growing rapidly due to urbanisation

KYB Conmat, one of the leading global concrete equipment manufacturers, produces concrete batching plants, paving machines, pumps, transit mixers, and self-loading mixers. Kalpesh Soni, Vice President, Marketing, KYB Conmat, speaks on the recent innovations and advancements in their product line.

Preventive Maintenance for Peak Productivity

Choosing a condition monitoring system to minimise downtime and maximise ROI, writes THIAGO HENRIQUE BUOSO.

India’s CE Sales Surge 26% in FY24

With total equipment sales crossing 1,35,650 units as against 1,07,779 lakh units in FY23, the Indian construction equipment industry has recorded a 26 per cent increase in overall sales volume for the financial year 2023-24, surpassing all projections.

AI and ML Reshape Pre-Owned Market

In the used construction equipment industry, CRM plays a pivotal role in fostering lasting relationships with clients and optimising business processes.

Schwing Stetter installs 1 MW solar power system

Schwing Stetter India, one of the country’s leading construction and concreting equipment manufacturers, has recently installed a 1MW solar power system in their Global manufacturing hub in Cheyyar.

ERP cloud solutions in equipment manufacturing

ERP cloud solutions offer a comprehensive suite of functionalities designed to streamline manufacturing operations, from order management and production planning to inventory optimisation and quality control.

Schwing Stetter installs 1MW solar power system at its manufacturing hub

The facility was inaugurated by Mr. V.G Sakthikumar, Chairman & Managing Director of Schwing Stetter India.

Unleashing Power

From excavators to cranes, hydraulic motors power modern construction equipment, ensuring precise and powerful task execution.

Hy-Brid Lifts welcomes Eric Liner as new President & CEO

He succeeds Jay Sugar, who successfully led the company for the past three years

Advancing Indian Construction with AI

With AI, construction equipment can do more than ever before. They can also do some tasks on their own, which saves time and makes things safer on construction sites.

Automation and the embrace of technology

Telematics and IoT are other aspects of automation that are finding their way in construction equipment.

Navigating the future

Ongoing advancements in technology, including the integration of IoT, AI, and automation, are revolutionising the construction and mining equipment market.

Recent past sees significant IoT development for remote and health equipment monitoring

BKR Prasad, General Manager – Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery

Transforming pre-owned CE industry

In the used construction equipment industry, CRM plays a pivotal role in fostering lasting relationships with clients and optimising business processes.

Vision 2030 Drives Growth

The compaction equipment industry in India has witnessed significant technological advancements in recent years. Manufacturers are integrating advanced features, such as GPS technology and telematics, into their machines to enhance precision and efficiency.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Breaking New Ground

Excon showcased the latest in construction technology, reflecting India’s commitment to revolutionising the industry and establishing itself as a global leader in machinery innovation.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Schwing Stetter India announces entry in CE sub segments at Excon

The new path breaking construction product line-up covers mining, shipping, and road & highway infrastructure industries

Caterpillar Unveils High-Performance C13D Engine in India

Caterpillar introduces C13D engine at Excon 2023

DPIIT, Ministries & FIRST Construction Council to discuss sustainability with cement industry captains at Cement EXPO 2023 on Dec 14-15

Join DPIIT, Ministries & industry leaders at Cement EXPO 2023 on Dec 14-15 for sustainability talks

We will be focusing on enhancing efficiency and reliability

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries Ltd

Driving Technological Revolution

With more than 1,200 exhibitors from India and abroad, Excon will highlight leading construction equipment manufacturers as they showcase the adaptability of their machinery and the advancement of construction technologies.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Innovations in CE to Meet Tomorrow’s Infra Needs

The significance of construction equipment cannot be overstated, as it drives efficiency, precision, and safety across projects of all magnitudes. Within the construction equipment industry, innovation is the crucial cornerstone for tackling evolving challenges and achieving sustainability objectives, says Shalabh Chaturvedi, Managing Director - India & SAARC, CASE Construction Equipment

CASE to introduce 6 new innovative products at Excon

CASE will enter two new categories with the introduction of new products

Construction equipment industry anticipates 14-15% revenue surge

According to a report by CRISIL, the domestic construction equipment industry is poised for substantial growth this fiscal year with an anticipated revenue surge of 14 to 15 per cent.

CII targets over 15% YoY growth in next 5 years

The event witnessed the participation of leading names from the industry, government, and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sector.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Innovations in CE to Meet Tomorrow’s Infra Needs

The significance of construction equipment cannot be overstated, as it drives efficiency, precision, and safety across projects of all magnitudes. Within the construction equipment industry, innovation is the crucial cornerstone for tackling evolving challenges and achieving sustainability objectives, says Shalabh Chaturvedi, Managing Director - India & SAARC, CASE Construction Equipment.

Champions of Innovation!

11th Equipment India Awards 2023, organised by First Construction Council

14th Cement EXPO to kick-start from Dec 14, 2023 in New Delhi

Join us at the 14th Cement EXPO in New Delhi, starting Dec 14, 2023, for the latest in the world of cement and construction.

Schwing Stetter, Caterpillar, Tata Hitachi, ACE & SANY bag multiple awards at 11th Equipment India Awards

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 celebrated and rewarded excellence in eleven Bestseller product categories.

23 awards presented to Construction Equipment BESTSELLERS at 11th Equipment India Awards 2023

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director, Volvo Construction Equipment India, was recognised as the “Equipment India Person of the Year 2023” for his remarkable achievements during 2022-23

Dimitrov Krishnan, MD, Volvo Construction Equipment, awarded “Equipment India Person of the Year 2023”

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Schwing Stetter, VIT tie-up to offer BTech course for employees

Schwing Stetter India, one of the country’s leading construction and concreting equipment manufacturers, has signed an MoU with Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, to offer a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) degree in manufacturing engineering for selected employees.

Terex’s Concrete Mixers with Hydrogen Engine

In a groundbreaking move, Terex is poised to offer Cummins' X15H hydrogen internal combustion engine as an alternative for its Terex Advance Commander Series of front-discharge concrete mixer trucks.

A Resounding Success

Gujarat Conex 2023 served as a gathering hub for prominent figures in the industry and policymakers, engaging in discussions aimed at advancing infrastructure development in Gujarat.

The demand for advanced technologies is growing

Senthil Balamanickam, Chief Executive Officer, Suryabala JCB, speaks on the emerging equipment types that the company foresees in the near future.

Schwing Stetter, VIT tie-up to offer BTech course for employees

The partnership aims to help employees accelerate their education, stir innovation and skill development

Building the Future

The market for wheel loaders is seeing fresh traction due to the buoyancy in road construction activities. Fresh off take of coal due to a surge in thermal power production is adding to the demand.

Gujarat: One-stop destination for CE players

Gujarat Conex 2023, which will be held from September 21-23, 2023 in Gandhinagar, will be a meeting place for major industry players and policymakers to deliberate on furthering infrastructure growth in Gujarat and India.

Infra development is a primary growth driver of Indian economy

In this exclusive interaction, Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe Muenchen India, elaborates on the company’s partnership with the Gujarat Contractors Association (GCA) and K and D Communication to launch the inaugural edition of Gujarat CONEX 2023, which will be held from 21-23 September 2023 at the Helipad Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Perkins 4000 Series fuels India's power growth

A record number of engines were sold in India in FY2022-23.

The New Concrete Frontier

Contractors must adopt advanced, efficient concrete equipment to meet growing project sizes, tight deadlines, and high-strength concrete demands.

Cummins India launches CPCBIV+ compliant power solutions

Cummins India, one of the leading technology providers of power solutions, announced the launch of its CPCBIV+ emission standard-compliant range of genset engines.

Cummins India launches CPCBIV+ compliant power solutions

Cummins powered gensets up to 800 KWh are now compliant with the CPCBIV+ emission norms.

“We work very closely with mining companies.”

BKR Prasad, General Manager – Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the types of mining equipment offered by the company.

Unleashing the hidden potential

The undercarriage parts market in India is expected to continue growing due to ongoing infrastructure projects, and the demand for reliable heavy machinery.

Tyres are integral to any OTR equipment design

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the company's approach to sustainability.

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

The Mining Boom

India's increasing coal projects drive a surge in mining equipment demand!

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

Technology penetration in mine planning is still lower in India

Arun Misra, CEO, Hindustan Zinc, speaks on the challenges facing in the mining equipment market in India, and the ways to address them.

CE manufacturers call for single emission norms for all machines

The Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) has asked for a single set of laws to govern all construction equipment machinery

Fuelling the future

Backhoe loader manufacturers are developing hybrid or fully electric backhoe loaders, which significantly reduce or eliminate fuel consumption and emissions.

Automation at the Forefront

Companies use automated material handling equipment because it increases productivity and reduces waste, which results in significant cost savings.

Revolutionising construction

Automation in construction equipment has the potential to improve productivity, safety, and efficiency, leading to significant advancements in construction practices.

Industry 4.0 is helping machine builders to implement digitalisation

Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing and Corporate Communication, B&R Automation, speaks on the evolving digital technologies in the construction equipment industry.

BICES 2023 conference held during CONEXPO

On March 15, the press conference of the 16th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Materials Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2023) was held at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas

CE industry grows by 25% in FY2023

The quick expansion in road and infrastructure development activity across the nation, fuelled by significant governmental expenditure as well as private sector initiatives, is the primary cause of this wise rise in the industry's fortunes.

CE manufacturers call for single emission norms for all machines

ICEMA has appealed to relevant government departments.

The demand trend for earthmoving equipment is expected to remain positive

Nischal Mehrotra, Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Liugong India, speaks on the emerging technology trends in the earthmoving equipment industry in India.

Powering up the Earth

The need for earthmoving equipment is expected to increase due to the nation's fast urbanisation and infrastructure development requirements

Construction equipment ind. grows by 25% in FY2023

Construction equipment industry grows by 25% in FY2023

BICES 2023 conference held during ConExpo

On March 15, the press conference of the 16th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Materials Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2023) was held at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas.

Perkins launches new power solution capabilities

At ConExpo, Perkins demonstrated smarter ways customers can cut development time and costs, spotlighting its next-generation integrated powertrain programme.

The Future of Construction on Display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE 2023

Taking the industry to the next level, breaking show records.

Steering the market

Skid-steer loaders segment is one of the only few segments that has shown an increase in sales in 2022 as compared to 2021. The enormous growth in the market value of the construction sector will further fuel the nation's high demand for skid steer loaders.

Perkins launches new power solution capabilities

At ConExpo, Perkins demonstrated smarter ways customers can cut development time and costs, spotlighting its next-generation integrated powertrain programme.

The Rise of Equipment Rental

The equipment rental market in India is expected to continue its growth trajectory in the coming years, driven by factors such as increasing infrastructure development, rising construction activities, and growing demand for advanced equipment and machinery.

BICES 2023 conference held during CONEXPO

BICES is an industrial exhibition in China with the longest history and high-quality performance.

Caterpillar unveils 13-litre engine platform for heavy duty off-highway applications

The Cat C13D engine platform has been engineered to deliver the performance, durability, packaging, and ease of maintenance demanded by both manufacturers and buyers of off-highway equipment.

How to make construction S.Af.E.R?

The theme S.Af.E.R. stands for -- S: Sustainability; Af: Alternative Fuels; E: Electrification; and R: Rentals. The underlying premise of the theme is that integrating energy-efficient equipment and energy-saving technology in sustainable development initiatives can drastically cut energy use and harmful emissions.

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

Construction equipment OEMs are aimed at intensifying products with the latest technologies adding higher productivity, lower maintenance, easy operations, and remote connectivity.

Inching towards $5 trn economy

Infrastructure growth will play a significant role in achieving India’s target of being a 5 trillion economy by 2025. It is imperative to ensure sustainability during this journey, writes SP Rajan of L&T.

Improving Construction Productivity

LiuGong is committed to offering sustainable solutions to its customers, and the company is actively working to reduce emissions, conserve resources, and improve efficiency in the construction and material handling industries

Bringing sustainability to the fore

JCB has continued to make concerted efforts to conserve and optimise the use of energy.

Progressive Outlook of the Indian CE Industry

Alternative fuels will be a fair play for the future of the CE industry as the Government is also pushing the same for making India self-reliant.

“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.

Our focus is on sustainability

Dr Arabinda Bandyopadhyay, Chief Technologist, CDE Asia, speaks on IoT and digital technologies that are evolving in processing.

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.

Auto component industry gears up for big shift to EVs

When electric vehicles (EV) become more and more popular can the automotive component industry be far behind? Auto component makers in India are bracing for change.

Infra Push Drives Demand

The rise in infrastructure projects will only see an increase in demand for attachments for construction equipment.

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.

What’s driving the demand?

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

Perkins appoints Abhinav Gupta as general sales manager for South Asia

In this role, Abhinav will be responsible for Perkins brand engine sales to distributors and equipment manufacturers in India and across the South Asia region.

The simulation factory answers heavy equipment variability

As heavy equipment engineers face countless obstacles due to the many different machine usages and configurations, Simcenter System Analyst software allows manufacturers to leverage the value of existing models by providing an easy-to-use, deskilled simulation platform for performing trade-off and optimisation studies.

Schwing Stetter launches XCMG hydraulic excavator and wheel loader range

Aims to reach the biggest market for quarry machines in Tamil Nadu

Reducing inventory of lubricants

To consolidate and organise the inventory, the first and foremost step is to conduct a lube or lubricant survey.

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.

High Productivity, Solid Savings with Tata SIGNA 2825.K REPTO RMC

In many small and compact mobile applications, the requirements for control tasks are increasing.

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.

Succeeding With Standardisation

Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing gives key considerations to optimise trailer fleets.

Succeeding with Standardisation

Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing gives key considerations to optimise trailer fleets

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.

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.

Succeeding With Standardisation

Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing gives key considerations to optimise trailer fleets.