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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.

Daimler India, PPS inaugurates BharatBenz dealership in Jabalpur

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in collaboration with PPS Trucking, inaugurated the new BharatBenz dealership in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur.

Dilip Buildcon emerges as lowest bidder for Rs. 1,589 cr road project

Dilip Buildcon has jumped to Rs.250.50 by 4.17 per cent after the company announced that it is declared as the lowest bidder for Rs 1,589 crore road project by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), based on Hybrid Annuity in the state of Karnataka.

L&T awarded contracts for transportation infra biz

The transportation infrastructure business of Larsen & Toubro has secured various orders from prestigious clients.

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

High-Speed Rebar Processing from Everest

Since the Indian infrastructure and construction industry are taking a new pace, every contractor is searching for new options to speed up the projects.

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.

We expect about 25% increase in sales of first quarter

Vishvaroop Anand Managing Director, Titan Crushing Equipment.

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.

Our products will be a game-changer for mining industry

Rajiv Poddar Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries

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.

Opportunities for 45t class excavators are immense

Rahul Shorey National Head – Construction, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

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.

How can manufacturing industry leverage cloud computing

Sachin Nigam highlights four points on how cloud computing can benefit manufacturers.

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.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions.

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.

443 infra projects hits cost overruns of Rs 4.45 lakh crore: Report

A government report revealed that 443 infrastructure projects, with the cost of investment of over Rs 150 crore, have been hit by cost overruns totalling over Rs 4.45 lakh crore.

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.

Vögele Mobile Power Feeder Increasing Footprints In India

Since 2006, the VÖGELE mobile power feeders, are in use in various national highway projects in Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat.

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.

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

Toshiba bags ozone treatment system contract from L&T

Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation (hereafter TISS) announced that they have concluded a contract with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for three ozone generators at the Chandrawal Water Treatment Plant in Delhi, being executed by Delhi Jal Board.

Afcons, SAM JV wins Rs 2,907 cr deal for Kanpur-Agra metro projects

The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has issued two major civil contracts worth Rs 2,907.46 crore to the joint venture (JV) of Afcons Infrastructure and SAM India Builtwell for constructing underground tunnels and stations for Kanpur and Agra Metro Rail projects.

Chennai Port-Maduravoyal expressway sees revival

All decks have been cleared under PM Gati Shakti to revive the stalled Chennai Port-Maduravoyal Elevated Expressway for boosting Chennai’s infrastructure.The 20.6 km double-decker elevated corridor will be constructed with an estimated cost of Rs 5,770 crore.

L&T awarded contract for heavy civil infra biz

The heavy civil infrastructure business vertical of L&T Construction has won a significant order from the prestigious Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to design and construct the underground metro project of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.

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.

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.

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.

Tata Motors Construck: “Carry More! Earn More!”

Construck offers the high-capacity load bodies at various tonnage nodes to ensure higher business productivity.

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.

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.

BKT to focus on mining products at excon

BKT, the Indian multinational group and a global player in the off-highway tyre market, is all set to cross a billion dollars this year with India contributing 20 per cent and exports of 80 per cent.

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.

L&T awarded contract for heavy civil infra biz

The heavy civil infrastructure business vertical of L&T Construction has won a significant order from the prestigious Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to design and construct the underground metro project of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.

BKT expands production in India

To meet the growing demand for its agricultural tires, BKT Tires has announced the expansion of production capacity at its Bhuj plant in the state of Gujarat, India.

J&K lags in PMGSY target of 4,841 km road laying

The J&K Union Territory administration informed the centre that it will not be able to execute the road length construction of over 3,300 km under the PMGSY or Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana in the ongoing fiscal having a target of 4,841 km.

Indore development body nods Rs 1,207 cr for town planning projects

The Board of Indore Development Authority (IDA) approved infrastructure development works of Rs 1,207.39 crore of five Town Planning Scheme (TPS) projects proposed over 1,700 acres.

Kerala Infra Fund Board approves Rs 2,134.5 cr for tunnel project

Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) has approved the allotment of Rs 2,134.5 crore for the tunnel road project, an alternative to the busy Thamarassery Ghat Pass that would link Kozhikode and Wayanad districts.

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.

FM announces ‘PM-DevINE’ for North East

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a new scheme to give impetus to the development of the northeastern region.

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.

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.

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

Europe and India: Enhancing trade relations in construction machinery

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

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.

Transforming Mining

Companies all over the world are turning to digital integration to increase efficiency in the mining process.

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.

Paving the way ahead

While recent times may have been tough on construction equipment manufacturers, the compactor market is still brimming with optimism.

Ammann has scaled up production with a range of 11 models of asphalt plants

The infrastructure and construction sector especially the road sector has witnessed rapid growth during the past few years primarily Government both at the state and center realising the importance of building a strong road network thereby boosting the economy.

Improving energy efficiency

Asphalt plant manufacturers and operators are understandably placing great emphasis on higher productivity.

Battery vehicles are now trending in the market

Today India is one of the fastest-growing economies – power consumption and steel are prime indicators of growth, and are having a northward trend hence the demand for minerals and metals both are growing in India.

There is no defined market for telehandlers in any industry

In light of the plans of infrastructure creation and reforms in mining, what opportunities do you foresee for construction equipment? Opportunities for construction equipment like telehandlers in the mining industry are from the very first day of the mining – from mine formation/construction/ infrastructure maintenance/operational duties and up to mining machinery maintenance. The different attachments make the difference. One single machine (telehandler with some common mining attachments like fork, basket, tyre handler hook, etc.) can replace and reduce the workshop gathering of different machines for different jobs.

Companies all over the world are turning to digital integration to increase efficiency in the mining process.

In recent years, mining companies have adopted a growing range of digital solutions. Many have mechanised their operations, moved from the physical to the digital realm by adding equipment sensors.

One of the major demand drivers is increase in demand for underground mining equipment

With the mining sector being one of the core industries of the economy, it has witnessed year-to-year growth. In terms of trends, there were positive signs in the manufacturing and mining activity that recorded a higher relative growth performance last year.

Tata SIGNA 2825.K REPTO RMC: High productivity, solid savings!

The Signa 2825.K REPTO RMC, with its 8-m3 fully built drum configuration, ensures high productivity with lower operating costs.

Opportunities galore

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

Budget 2022: Increased capex outlay for infrastructure development to drive demand for CE

The industry also welcomed the government’s efforts to mitigate the financial challenges of the MSME sector.

M Vijay Kumar appointed CEO of Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council

M Vijay Kumar comes with over 35 years’ experience in the construction equipment industry.

FM announces ‘PM-DevINE’ for North East

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced a new scheme to give impetus to development of the northeastern region.

Booster shot for infrastructure sector!

The Budget seems to be focused on high impact areas and accelerating the capital expenditure cycle.

Budget’s 35% capex jump to Rs 7.5 trillion underscores appetite for infrastructure steel

Railway key officials, engineering and design consultants, EPC contractors, join steel producers, steel technocrats, steel material scientists at the annual event being held on 23rd February 2022 in Delhi organised by FIRST Construction Council.

Ammann has scaled up production with range of 11 models of asphalt plants: MD of Ammann

Anand Sundaresan, MD of Ammann India, speaks on current demand trend for asphalt mix in India

Animesh of Manitou: There is no defined market for telehandlers

Animesh Manna, National Sales Manager – Mining, Manitou South Asia, speaks on the latest products and solutions from the company for mining applications.

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.

Indian construction equipment industry growth slumps in Q3FY22

On the back of slowdown in the construction activity, the Indian CE industry experienced 23% drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21, as per the ICEMA report.

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.

Volvo CE to run urban jobsite with all-electric construction equipment

Volvo CE is testing every aspect of how electric machines work in a big city – from charging infrastructure to energy supply and more – through its Electric Worksite research project.

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.

John Deere to hold majority ownership in Kreisel Electric

John Deere is ready to acquire majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian-based developer of immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology.

L&T bags contracts for heavy civil infrastructure biz

The construction arm of L&T has secured an order from esteemed National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) to design and construct Package No. – MAHSR-C-5 of the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project.

Sachdeva of CERA: Earthmoving equipment is staple of construction industry

Satin Sachdeva, Secretary General, Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) and member of Global Rental Alliance (GRA), speaks on rental market scenario in earthmoving equipment industry.

Deere to acquire ownership in battery tech company

Expanding its investment in alternative power, John Deere is set to acquire majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian-based developer of immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology.

John Deere to hold majority ownership in Kreisel Electric

John Deere is ready to acquire majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian-based developer of immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology.

Tata Motors delivers 60 Ultra Urban 9/9 electric buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg

Strengthening its commitment towards promoting sustainable mobility, Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, delivered 60 best-in-class electric buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited (AJL).

India to develop world-class mega ports, trans-shipment hubs

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal has said that India is aiming to increase the supply chain efficiency and lowering logistics costs to facilitate achieving its well-defined goal of being a $5 trillion economy by 2025.