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Navigating the Automation Wave

The panel discussion explores insights from industry experts on the challenges and strategic imperatives driving the adoption of automation in diverse sectors.

Predictive Maintenance: A New Paradigm in Heavy Equipment Intro

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

R&D serves as the cornerstone of Netradyne’s strategic approach

Amit Kumar, Sr Director – Marketing, Netradyne Technology, speaks on the company’s flagship product – Driver•i – and how it contributes to enhancing fleet and driver safety.

Rise of Smart Factories

Collaborative robotics, virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR) promote safer and more productive work environments.

Budget 2024: Key highlights

Key highlights of Interim Budget 2024

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.

Boost on the cards for auto components?

The Indian automotive industry sector has a positive outlook for the upcoming Budget, with expectations for updates on the FAME 3 scheme, PLI sops, and GST revision.

India is a critical market for Cummins

Antonio Leitao, Vice President – Off Highway, Engine Business & Europe ABO Leader, Cummins Belgium, speaks on the company’s product lineup and the salient features of these engines.

The CPCBIV+ certified engines emphasise on lowering carbon footprints

Anurag Pai, Regional Marketing Manager, South Asia, Perkins Engines, speaks on the trends in the industry, and does Perkins align with these trends.

Electric Vehicles: Revving Up Despite Roadblocks

The revision in the FAME II policy during 2023 posed a setback for the growth of 2W and 3W. However, the overall expansion of the EV market remained robust throughout CY2023.

PPS Motors, Tata Hitachi tie-up, inaugurates state-of-the-art 3S facility

To strengthen its support to the consumers in the region.

Grading the Future

As the demand for advanced road networks and improved connectivity continues to surge, the clamor for motor graders in the construction industry is reaching unprecedented heights.

Beyond the Dust

The market for construction equipment filters is influenced by global economic conditions, as construction activity often correlates with economic growth.

Revolutionising the Indian Cement Industry

Indian Cement Review hosted the ICR Conference and Awards 2023 and the 14th Indian Cement EXPO with top notch companies, industry experts and thought leaders. Kanishka Ramchandani presents a special report.

Hydrogen-Powered Revolution!

As the hydrogen-powered revolution gains momentum, India stands at the forefront of a cleaner and more sustainable automotive future.

We anticipate a peak in market volume in 2023-24

Dimitrov Krishnan, Managing Director, Volvo CE India

In the next three to five years, we plan to double our business

Sanjay Prasad, Managing Director, Liebherr India

We are exploring opportunities for local investments

Yasunori Fujii, Managing Director, Komatsu India

India is a critical market for Cummins

Antonio Leitao, Vice President – Off Highway, Engine Business & Europe ABO Leader, Cummins Belgium

R&D is crucial for staying ahead of market trends

Gajanan V Gandhe, Country Lead and Vice President, Dana India Sandeep Khullar, Executive Director, Off Highway & Commercial Vehicle, Dana India

About 5% of our yearly expenditure is dedicated to R&D globally

Andrea Pernici, General Sales Manager, Filtrec Manikandan M, Country Head - Sales, Filtrec Bharat Manufacturing

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

SANY India Celebrates Milestone Achievement of 30,000 Machines in Operation

SANY India has been a pioneer in the Indian construction machinery industry.

SANY India Celebrates Milestone Achievement of 30,000 Machines in Operation

SANY India has been a pioneer in the Indian construction machinery industry.

ZF Group Positions Itself for Growth in India's Construction Industry

ZF Group is optimistic about India's construction sector evolution

EXCON 2023 Day 1 Highlights

Scheduled from December 12 to 16 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

Avoid Tunnel Vision Syndrome

The Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse signals the risk to our Rs 100 trillion infrastructure investment says PRATAP PADODE

We will be focusing on enhancing efficiency and reliability

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries Ltd

Some of our products use recycled material

VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India

We will be launching several products at Excon 2023

Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India

The Indian CE industry crossed 1,00,000-unit sales in 2022-2023

Sandeep Singh, Managing Director, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the growing market for construction equipment in India.

We are also growing in the concrete pump segment

KYB Conmat, with over 13 years of experience in the industry, is one of India’s leading manufacturers of concrete equipment and holds a top three position in most segments, including batching plants, paving machines, transit mixers, and self-loading mixers. Kalpesh Soni, Vice President – Marketing, KYB Conmat, speaks on how his company is hearing up for Excon 2023.

Forging Ahead in India's Equipment Rental Landscape

Premier Heavy Lift is strategically investing in mega crawler cranes with a lifting capacity exceeding 800 tonne.

No Bumps in the Road

India has been investing significantly in infrastructure development, including the construction of roads, highways, and expressways. This investment has driven the demand for road construction equipment.

FCC highlights growth opportunities in railways

FIRST Construction Council (FCC), an infrastructure think-tank, hosted a virtual discussion forum on Oct 5, 2023, to discuss business opportunities for industry in the developing rail infrastructure segment.

A STAR-STUDDED EVENT

48 companies such as Larsen and Toubro (L&T), NCC, PNC Infratech, J Kumar Infraprojects, Tata Projects, HG Infra Engineering, PSP Projects, APCO Infratech and SOBHA, among others, bagged awards in different 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

Uttar Pradesh plans Rs10 trillion investments

The Uttar Pradesh government aims to make the state an attractive investment hub by launching private industrial and infrastructure projects worth nearly Rs 10 trillion by December this year.

Metso expands Alwar factory

Metso has bolstered its manufacturing capabilities for mobile track-mounted crushing and screening equipment in Alwar India.

Pushing new boundaries

As the market for excavators experiences increased demand, OEMs are innovating by introducing new features aimed at enhancing both the efficiency and productivity of these machines.

Indian Logistics Boom in 2023

H1 2023 recorded 49 per cent of total absorption registered over the entire previous year. This represents a YoY growth of 17 per cent bringing it to an estimated 15.4 million square feet.

Concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced tech.”

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

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.

There is a growing interest in electric wheel loaders

Amit Bansal, Director, Sales & Marketing, Building Constructions Products (BCP) Division, Caterpillar India, speaks on the technology and innovation that goes into the design and manufacturing of wheel loaders.

The concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced technologies

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

Best Power Equipments marks its 23rd anniversary

BPE products are unique both for monolithic and modular ratings of UPS

The New Concrete Frontier

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

Modern Demolition

Increased efficiency, increased safety and reduced need for skilled labour are among the many factors that drive the development of autonomous construction equipment.

The Rise of Smart Warehousing in India

The next decade of warehousing and the supply chain is set to witness the best in emerging technology. Aditya Vazirani shares more on the trend.

Embracing the Rental Revolution

Rental penetration is a bit low in the mining equipment industry, but it is increasing on YOY basis due to awareness and availability of latest mining equipment.

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.

The Mining Boom

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

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.

Improving Performance of Crane Manufacturers

Bonfiglioli’s HF series gear motors for hoisting application offers several features that help hoist designers to make optimised selection.

Bridgestone highlights positive outlook of EV market in Middle East

Bridgestone EMIA one of the global leaders in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions highlighted the significance of electric vehicles (EVs)

JLG expands Tennessee plant

JLG is expanding its manufacturing footprint at the 500,000 square-foot Oshkosh facility in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

Fuelling the future

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

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service

Going forward, digital technology will play a key role

Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the key demand drivers for backhoe loaders in India, and its dealership and product service.

Rs 250 bn solar equipment factory approved by HLCA in Odisha

The high-level clearance authority (HLCA) of the state government gave its approval to five major industrial projects a week before Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik travels to Japan to seek out investments for Odisha.

The Versatile Workhorse

Telehandlers can perform a wide range of tasks in various industries.

New mining machinery are driving demand for all-steel radial tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the factors that are driving the Indian OTR tyre market, and the recent innovations in tyre design and making in construction vehicles.

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

TVS Eurogrip exhibits off-highway tyre range

TVS Eurogrip, one of the fastest-growing global brands in powered two-wheeler and three-wheeler tyres, and off-highway tyres, participated in ConExpo.

Liebherr: 2022 business year with new record turnover

Compared to the previous year, the company recorded a turnover growth of Euro 950 mn

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.

Entering an era of transformation

Off-the-road tyre manufacturers and suppliers are facing brand-new difficulties as a result of technological advancements and evolving end-user needs that are pushing the market into uncharted terrain.

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.

TVS Eurogrip exhibits off-highway tyre range at CONEXPO

The New range of Construction products are the highlights of the display.

Towards a Sustainable Future

Tata Hitachi has made significant investments in its plants at Dharwad and Kharagpur towards renewable energy, rainwater harvesting, and reusing ETP water for irrigation

Sustainability at the Forefront

Going forward, product innovations will be at the core of Ammann’s sustainability efforts

Adani Group to invest Rs 600 bn in Madhya Pradesh

The Adani Group will invest over Rs 600 billion in a number of sectors in Madhya Pradesh which would create thousands of jobs. This would reshape the economy of several districts in the state, said Pranav Adani, Director at Adani Enterprises at the seventh Madhya Pradesh Global Investors Summit.

Cabinet approves National Green Hydrogen Mission

The Union Cabinet has approved National Green Hydrogen Mission. The initial outlay for the Mission will be Rs 197.44 billion including an outlay of Rs174.90 billion for the SIGHT programme Rs 14.66 billion for pilot projects Rs 4 billion for R&D and Rs 3.88 billion towards other Mission components.

Sustainability and automation will be our focus areas

Dheeraj Panda, COO (Sales, Marketing & Customer Support), Sany Heavy Industry India, speaks on the performance of the company in 2022 and its outlook for 2023

The demand for excavators & backhoe loaders will rise

Nischal Mehrotra, VP - Sales & marketing, Liugong India, speaks on the market in India for their products.

Predictive Maintenance: A New Paradigm in Heavy Equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

Efficiency Drives Transmission Developments

The transmission system plays a vital role in equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of the equipment.

Bringing the CE industry together

As one of the largest trade shows for the construction machinery sector, bauma CONEXPO INDIA enjoys support from important policy influencers in the Central and State governments.

We continually make investments to upgrade our facilities

Satya Ranjan Mohapatra, Deputy General Manager (IB & IS), Tide Water Oil, speaks major products from the company and its salient features.

Outsourcing Warehouse Operations

Aditya Vazirani of Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions discusses warehousing, which has emerged as one of the most crucial aspects of the modern supply chain.

We have fire-resistant hydraulic fluids for the mining segment

Tridib Majumder, Managing Director, Quaker Houghton India, speaks on the growth of the mining industry in India, and key digital features and solutions offered by the company.

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.

Sweden likely to invest Rs 150,000 million in UP

Swedish businesspeople are interested in making investments in Uttar Pradesh totaling 150 million euros. According to a statement the business intentions were submitted at the Stockholm Investment Roadshow.

Infra Push Drives Demand

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

Crawlers race ahead

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

All eyes on bauma CONEXPO!

The ‘Future of Nation Building’ is the main theme at this edition as all industry stakeholders converge to make India’s dream of infra-led development a reality.

The outlook for the mining industry is positive for the next two years

Dheeraj Panda, COO – Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Sany Heavy Duty India, speaks on the outlook for the mining sector in India, and the company’s major products in mining

The exhibition will bring together next-gen technologies to power India’s infra-growth ambitions

Bhupinder Singh, CEO, bauma CONEXPO INDIA, elaborates on what the construction and infra-development ecosystem can expect from the upcoming edition in Greater Noida, and why this is a decisive platform for large and emerging players in the equipment sourcing and manufacturing market.

We introduce around 80- 90 new products every year

Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager – OE Sales, BKT Tires, speaks on the current market size of OTR tyres for the mining segment in India, and outlook on the OTR tyre market beyond 2022.

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.

There is a huge demand for rental equipment throughout the CEQ category

Sandwiched between the price surge and the infrastructure boom, Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, talks about the rental equipment scene in the Indian equipment market

Road construction drives demand for motor graders

Surat Mehta, Head of SDLG Business in India

Europe-India Day Symposium at Bauma Forum

During Bauma 2022, “Europe- India Day” was organised by the CECE, ICEMA and VDMA India on October 26, 2022.

Escorts Kubota Q2 standalone net profit at Rs 87.7 cr

Q2 standalone profit before exceptional items and tax at Rs 191.5 cr.

Smooth road ahead!

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

Lt Gen Harpal Singh & Awanish Awasthi bag top honours at 20th CW Awards

An evening extravaganza, CONSTRUCTION WORLD Global Awards, in its 20th Edition, concluded in great success in Mumbai on October 14th at ITC Grand Central, Parel.