Liebherr mining trucks at Australian mine

Liebherr Mining provides five new trucks to MacKellar Mining.

Safeguarding the industry

The construction equipment industry is going through a never-seen before sales scenario as the volume witnessed a steep fall of 70 per cent in April-June 2020 quarter, as per the findings of the CRISIL Research.

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.

Trimble Announces New Platform as a Service for Construction Technology

Trimble announced today the Trimble? Platform as a Service, an offering that gives contractors the ability to purchase select civil construction hardware and software solutions and continually upgrade those solutions with the latest innovations from Trimble.

Rolls-Royce, ASI Mining to optimise MTU engines for autonomous operations

Rolls-Royce and ASI Mining have agreed to ensure compatibility of MTU engines and ASI?s Mobius command and control software for autonomous vehicles.

A Massive Success

More than 10,000 high-tech products were exhibited during the four-day event spread over 150,000 sq m.

We take advantage of IoT at every opportunity

Mann and Hummel offers end-to-end filtration solutions for construction and mining equipment. Antomon Rapheal, Director-R&D Engineering - OE, Mann and Hummel Filter, explains more on the market opportunity and products and solutions.

Zoomlion to showcase intelligent construction equipment at BICES

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co (Zoomlion) will be exhibiting at the 15th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition

Caterpillar delivers equipment and collaborative support

Caterpillar offers a wide range of equipment and solutions for underground metal mining and coal mining in India.

Show of Innovations

With 614,000 sq m of space, about 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries and more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, the largest bauma ever held was once again a bauma filled with records.

Technology leads

Attachments make a machine versatile to function multiple jobs at a project site which otherwise need different machines to do these jobs. Banking on one equipment to do multiple jobs with various attachments make the whole process faster and economical.

Infrastructure momentum to continue

Global construction equipment sales hit an all-time high of 1.1 million units in 2018, with a retail value of approximately $110 billion, according to Off-Highway Research.

bauma kicks off in Munich

The world?s largest trade fair has opened its doors in Munich. On April 8, 2019, Peter Altmaier, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy;

Demand for big machines is growing

After China, India is considered the single big market for Liugong for construction equipment.


With over 13 per cent more exhibitors and 25 per cent more visitors compared to the previous edition, bauma CHINA 2018 was a grand success.

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.


The fifth edition of bauma CONEXPO INDIA is expected to be bigger in number of exhibitors and exhibiting area, compared to last edition.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA continues to grow

The largest-ever bauma CONEXPO INDIA will open its doors soon as manufacturers from all parts of the world will present construction machinery, equipment and technological innovations from December 11 to 14 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi.

New rigid haulers in Asia-Pacific

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has added to its industry-leading hauler portfolio for Asia-Pacific with the introduction of four new models: R45D, R60D, R70D and R100E.

Volvo CE debuts new range of rigid haulers in Asia-Pacific

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has added to its hauler portfolio for Asia-Pacific with the introduction of four new models:

Hitachi to introduce New mining excavators

The new EX-7 series mining excavators are set to hit the global marketfrom April 2019.

Hitachi Construction Machinery to introduce new mining excavators

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co announced the development of their EX-7 series, a new generation of mining excavators set to hit the global market from April 2019.

bauma 2019 to have larger exhibition area

One year before the opening of the world?s leading trade show bauma on April 8, 2019, Messe M?nchen provided an outlook on the latest developments: the site in the east of Munich will be expanded to 614,000 sq m, the number of halls will be increased to 18.

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA brings in new optimism

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, the premier trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles in Africa has firmly established itself in the market following its third edition.

Revival on Cards?

India is witnessing an improved growth trend in coal mining, as Coal India Ltd (CIL) is aiming an output of one billion tonne by 2020. CIL has earmarked a capital investment of Rs 57,000 crore, as part of the road map for one billion tonne target, with a planned capex of Rs 8,500 crore in 2017-18.

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.


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.

New Opportunities Against the Odds

With more than 170,000 visitors from 149 countries and regions exploring the technologies and innovations showcased by 2,953 exhibitors from 41 countries, bauma China 2016 was a success in spite of an economic slowdown.


The BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 held during December 12-15 reflected the positive sentiments of the equipment industry on the floor. A detailed report on the expo, interaction with exhibitors and details of products and technologies showcased.

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.

Revs up to Start

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA, the international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction machinery is being held for the fourth time from December 12 to 15, 2016 at the HUDA grounds in Gurgaon near Delhi.

A demonstration area will showcase construction equipment live in action

The attractions are definitely the unique equipment and new developments our exhibitors are showcasing - in terms of new technologies, product launches and unveiling of machine lines - that are the most attractive crowd-pullers.

Government should fast-track the procurement

After a lull in the past three years, mining, especially coal, is set to show significant growth in the next few years. Coal India (CIL) is doing its best to increase coal production quickly, from the current 568 million tonne per annum (mtpa) to 927 mtpa by 2020.

Registrations for Bauma Conexpo Africa open

The preparations for the upcoming Bauma Conexpo Africa, being held from March 13-16, 2018 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC), have begun. Interested companies can download the application documents from

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.

Gmmco is here to stay for the long haul through good and bad times

Gmmco, a C.K. Birla Group company, is celebrating 50 years of exemplary business this year. On this special occasion, H Jayaram, Managing Director & CEO, Gmmco Ltd, spoke exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA.

Bauma Conexpo India 2016 getting good response

Positive signs are reflected in the big companies signing up for the next Bauma Conexpo India.

Over 2,400 companies signed up for bauma China

According to the organisers, more than 2,400 exhibitors have already signed up for bauma China 2016, the eighth International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles.

Rajya Sabha passes GST Bill

Stepping closer to the concept of ?one nation, one tax?, Rajya Sabha passed the Goods & Services Tax (GST) Bill. The constitutional amendment will enable both the Centre and the states to simultaneously levy the GST, which will include all indirect taxes currently levied, including excise duties and service tax.

On Cloud 7, Moving to 9!

The Indian construction industry is excited to witness the on-ground acceleration action in projects for most infra sectors. Probably the only sector which is waiting in the wings is realty, where there are still no signs of any major revival.

Northward Bound

After a lull in the market in 2015-16, the construction equipment industry in India is looking northwards with some 46,000 units expected to be sold in 2016. Global sales of construction equipment declined more than 10 per cent in 2015 compared to 2014.

All Set To Take Off

Bauma 2016 Munich, the world?s biggest construction and mining equipment expo is around the corner. The trade-fair centre has been expanded to occupy 605,000 sq m of exhibition space which is booked to capacity.

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

Danfoss showcases mobile hydraulics solutions

Danfoss India showcased its varied mobile hydraulics solutions catering to construction, material handling, mining and agriculture sectors.

Bonfiglioli takes 55% stake in O&K

The Italian power transmission manufacturer Bonfiglioli Riduttori is acquiring a 55 per cent stake in the German heavy-duty gear-maker O&K Antriebstechnik for ?25.7

bC India now at new venue

After three successful trade shows held under the name of bC India, the two partners, Messe M?nchen and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), have agreed on a new name for the event: Bauma Conexpo India.

Bauma Munich to focus on energy efficiency

The next edition of bauma will again be a showcase for all the latest technology in construction and building material machinery. Top themes in all the sections of the exhibition will once more be resource- and energy-efficiency.

Bauma Conexpo Africa concludes with a positive note

Bauma Conexpo Africa, which took place from September 15 to 18, 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre

Conexpo Africa to feature supporting programme

A supporting programme will be introduced for the first time at the forthcoming Bauma Conexpo Africa, to be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre

Diggies to Scoop the Growth Pie

Market indicators show visible signs of economic recovery and infrastructure development. Crawler excavator segment is expected to witness resurgence in sales from 2015 and is expected to grow to 26 per cent.

Our innovative systems contribute to reduced emissions

We are positive that with the new government at the Centre, the pace of economic activity will grow at a much faster rate in the near future and our opportunities would be linked to the same, says Upinder Razdan, Managing Director, Danfoss Power Solutions

A Steady Course

The Bauma Conexpo Show - bC India, which took place from December 15 to 18, 2014 in the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, Delhi, has held a steady course as regards key figures.

Bauma Conexpo Africa Moves to Johannesburg

The 2015 edition of Bauma Conexpo Africa scheduled from 15 to 18 September will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC). The set-up at JEC meets the logistical and infrastructural requirements of huge construction machinery and mining machines trade fair such as Bauma Conexpo Africa.

Government should fast-track the land acquisition process

Gmmco, well supported by Caterpillar, is the one-stop shop for mining equipment and solutions. We offer the complete range of Cat surface and underground mining machines

Gates India stellar show at Excon

Gates India, an active participant right from the first edition of the exhibited the latest in their portfolio to meet the challenging demands of the customers and also launched three new products. Gates exhibited a range of hydraulic and industrial hoses and power transmission belts used in the various segments of the construction, earthmoving and mining machines. The MegaSys range of hoses and couplings, the micro V and synchronous belts used on large engines attracted the visitors attention a

bC India moves to Delhi

Following two successful events held in Mumbai, the bC India show is moving to Greater Noida, near Delhi. The upcoming third edition of this international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction.

Bauma Breaks Records

A record 530,000 visitors from over 200 countries converged on the Messe Mnnchen exhibition centre between April 15 and 21. This, the 30th edition of bauma, broke all previous records for exhibitor numbers and exhibition space.

Concrete solutions

The new products launched by Schwing Stetter will cater to all segments in the concreting equipment industry. Schwing Stetter India unveiled six new products in ready-mix concrete technology: concrete mixing equipment,

bauma Africa now expanded to 50,000 sq m

Bauma Africa is continuing to expand. Instead of the originally pla?nned 200 exhibitors, the premiere of bauma Africa (18-21 September, 2013) is now expecting to host around 400 exhibitors.

bC India holds promise for Bauer

The four main targets for Bauer Maschinen and their Indian affiliate, Bauer Equipment India, were discussion forum and meeting place, presentation of drilling rigs, presentation of drilling tools, and presentation of service and training aspects.

bC India succeeds in attracting top decision-makers

Despite the challenging situation in the construction machinery industry, A BAUMA CONEXPO SHOW - bC India impressively strengthened its position in the Indian market. More than 28,000 professional visitors attended the show, which took place at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai from February 5 to 8, 2013.

Highway projects to boost construction industry

With the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) awarding new projects under the public-private partnership programmes and the projects execution picking up from last year, the Indian construction industry is looking at making up for lost time with a flow of funds and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contracts in 2012.

bC India 2013 could become the right platform to witness the upswing of CE industry

The exhibition space for bC India 2013 has been extended to a total of around 150,000 sq m. All in all, more than 700 exhibitors will showcase their latest products and innovations and around 40,000 trade visitors from India and abroad are expected to visit the show, says Thomas L?ffler, Chief Executive Officer, bC Expo India & Deputy CEO, MMI India. Excerpts from an interview with EQUIPMENT INDIA.

Hardox Wear Plate

SSAB has now expanded the range of Hardox wear plates to cover thicknesses from 0.7 mm to 130 mm. SSAB is the world?s leading manufacturer of quenched and tempered steel,

Raex Solid Steel

Thanks to Raex wear-resistant steel, customers can make products that are significantly lighter and have better abrasion resistant properties than traditional structures. The Raex steels of Ruukki have been made for the most demanding of conditions, where steel structures are exposed to high abrasive wear and surface pressure.

Komatsu scores a century at EMTA

Larsen & Toubro's mining equipment business crossed yet another milestone recently with EMTA Group of companies taking delivery of 100th Komatsu HD785 dump truck.

Bomag?s New Machines

Bomag, part of the Fayat Group, launches its series in the cold mining machines and road pavers.