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How AI is Reshaping Construction Equipment!

Construction 2.0

How AI is Reshaping Construction Equipment!

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.

Transforming Construction

Construction companies can schedule proactive maintenance, preventing breakdowns and minimising unplanned downtime.

Automation and the embrace of technology

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

Rise of Smart Factories

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

We're deeply committed to ESG initiatives

Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India

Wipro Unveils Innovations at EXCON India 2023

Wipro showcases diverse engineering solutions at EXCON,

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

B&R India organises 7th Innovations Day in Pune

The event experienced the future of automation with ground-breaking innovations, especially for machine builders, system integrators and end users.

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.

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

B&R India organises 7th Innovations Day in Pune

The event experienced the future of automation with ground-breaking innovations, especially for machine builders, system integrators and end users.

Yaskawa unveils Motoman GP20: Redefining precision in automation

Far beyond a mere machine, the GP20 epitomises cutting-edge technology, unmatched precision, and unparalleled speed.

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.

TACKLERS is on its way to becoming a global brand

Nirag Chokshi, Managing Partner, Techno Industries, shares insights on the market for material handling equipment in India.

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.

Schwing Stetter, SRM College tie-up to offer one-year internship

Students specialising in civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics

Schwing Stetter, SRM College tie-up to offer one-year internship

The programme is for engineering students specialising in civil, mechanical, etc.

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.

The Mining Boom

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

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.

Powering up the Earth

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

Advanced Construction Robotics launches world’s first rebar lifting robot

Advanced Construction Robotics (ACR) has launched its second product, IronBOT, during ConExpo, the largest gathering of construction professionals in North America, held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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.

The Rise of Automation in CE Industry

In recent years, the industry has embraced automation as a way to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the quality of its products.

The Rise of Automation in CE Industry

In recent years, the industry has embraced automation as a way to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the quality of its products.

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.

Automation Connect 2022: B&R India creating pathway for the future

B&R India organised a grand event in Ahmedabad during the month of October 2022

Trimble offers new perspective on smart construction

More than 7000 industry professionals attended the event to receive training and explore further about the Tekla software

Shantui launches world’s first autonomous, unmanned bulldozer

The fully autonomous dozer from Shantui was created at HUST's National Digital Construction Technology Innovation Center

The market is shifting towards bigger vehicles in the tipper segment

We have a total of five manufacturing plants in India, of which four are located in North India and one in South India

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

3i Expo gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry

3i EXPO & Conference— hosted by Industrial Products Finder (IPF) from May 20-21, 2022 in Mumbai—received an arousing response from the Indian manufacturing sectors with senior representatives from some of the leading companies like Emerson, Godrej & Boyce, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, etc visiting the event.

3i EXPO & Conference gets a rousing response from the manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

3i EXPO & Conference gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

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.

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.

Connectivity is key between automation and electromobility

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades. Construction could be the next industry to undergo an automation transformation.

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

Semiconductor shortage to hamper ce industry

Global semiconductor shortages may curtail new equipment production,resulting in higher used equipment prices.

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.

Hyundai-Doosan’s Concept-X reveals smart construction site of the future

Hyundai Construction Equipment and Hyundai Doosan Infracore showcased their advanced smart construction solutions and future unmanned construction equipment under the theme of “Intelligent Robotics”.

Hyundai, Doosan show Concept-X at CES

Hyundai Construction Equipment and Hyundai Doosan Infracore are the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group's two construction equipment affiliates.

How automation is changing construction industry

The construction sector is huge, but famously stubborn in its adoption of new technology. That is changing as advances in construction automation continue apace… including the development of construction robotics solutions.

Construction Technology: The need of the hour!

CW is organising the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT on July 22-23, 2021, virtually to identify proven, innovative and globally established construction technologies.

ABB, Axpo partner to make green hydrogen more accessible

Companies sign Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a pilot project in Italy.

Caterpillar acquires Marble Robot

Caterpillar Inc. announced they’ve acquired select assets and hired employees from San Francisco, Cal. based robot and autonomy technology solutions company Marble Robot, Inc.

Liebherr achieves over Euro 10 bn in annual turnover

In 2020, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of Euro 10,341 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted a decline of Euro 1,409 million, or 12%.

The D-factor

Where the demand will be coming from for the construction equipment industry?

ABB softstarters help Shimla to get access to uninterrupted water supply

Shimla has cut pipeline damage 50% using ABB Softstarters to help lift water thousands of feet from a dam to quench the thirst of millions.

BEML signs MoUs to explore & enhance the business in defence & aerosapce

BEML is a leading multi-technology ‘Schedule A’ company under the Ministry of Defence signed of MoUs with 11 entities to explore and enhance the business in Defence & Aerospace Sector in the presence of Rajnath Singh, Raksha Mantri at the Bandhan Ceremony, AERO INDIA 2021.

Demand in 2021 will be better than this year

Timken has been manufacturing in India for the last 30 years. Sanjay Koul, Managing Director, Timken India, explains the current market scenario and the company’s products and solutions for the CE market.

Unlocking opportunities

Though the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put a brake on the growth of the bearings industry, the market is expected to bounce back and continue to grow from next year onwards.

Apollo Tyres commissions greenfield facility in AP

Apollo Tyres commissioned its seventh manufacturing unit globally, and the fifth one in India

HAI ROBOTICS launches autonomous case-handling system

HAI ROBOTICS announced the launch of two new HAIPICK robots

John Deere appoints new President of Construction & Forestry

Deere & Company (DE) elected John Stone as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems, effective July 1.

It is a very exciting time to be in the CE space

Putzmeister is in the process of rolling out telematics, Putzmeister Machine Cockpit to its fleet of truck-mounted boom pumps.

Recognising Excellence

Gandhi Automations once again bagged two awards in a row at the prestigious events across two diverse industries, Automation Industry Leader 2020 and Automation Supplier of the Year 2020.

Fully Integrated Machine-centric Robotics Solution

ABB robots will be integrated into B&R's automation portfolio in the first fully integrated machine-centric robotics solution introduced jointly by ABB and B&R.

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.

We are a preferred automation partner for market leaders

B&R India has established seven offices in major cities of India and has expanded its Pune office space to match the growth.

Excon 2019 to demonstrate smart technologies for infra growth

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will unveil the 10th edition of South Asia?s largest construction equipment (CE) trade fair Excon 2019 tomorrow in Bengaluru.

MAJOR expands manufacturing capacity

MAJOR, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance wire screening media, is expanding the manufacturing capacity of its production plants for the company?s signature FLEX-MAT? high vibration wire screens.

SMART INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

With around 150 delegates, the fifth Smart Industry Conference provided know-how on the topics of automation, Industrial IoT and digitalisation.

THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

VFD market in India to grow

According to 6Wresearch, India variable frequency drives (VFD) market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1 per cent during 2019-25. In India?s VFD market, AC drive market captured the highest revenue share in 2018.

Building smart machines and factories

The Innovation Day conference held in Ahmedabad was insightful with dedicated focus on smart manufacturing.

Volvo Group, NVIDIA to jointly develop advanced AI platform for autonomous trucks

The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to jointly develop the decision making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines

The Rise of Smart Warehousing in India

For a fast-evolving global economy like India, a sophisticated logistics, and warehousing system is a key driver for consistent growth.

Henkel launches LOCTITE Equipment Center

Henkel Adhesives Technologies India unveiled Loctite Equipment Center in Coimbatore.

Smart Industry Conference 2018

Indian manufacturers are at the brink of a technological transformation that is changing the way we work and communicate with each other.

AMTEX 2018 showcases technological innovations

AMTEX 2018, the biennial machine tools and engineering exhibition in India themed on Man, Machine and the Future held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

New Growth Avenues

Warehousing segment in India is evolving fast and is moving towards palletised loads which can be stored at heights.

Indian market is a priority for Ammann Group

Started operations in India in April 2013 joining hands with Apollo Group, Ammann Group has come a long way in a short span.

A Variable Transmission System Has Multiple Benefits

The transmission system plays an important role in an equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of an equipment. The key components in a drive line of the construction equipment (CE) transmission system are front and rear axles with planetary gears, differential brakes, transmission shaft, clutch, and torque converters.

We see Indian CE industry as an opportunity for us to grow

The current equipment industry scenario is a positive eco-system for construction equipment industry and commercial vehicles. Policy initiatives by the present government such as Make in India, Smart City Mission and Sagar Mala Project have given a boost to the manufacturing and infrastructure industry in India.

Record participation for Automation Expo 2017

Automation Expo 2017 has attracted a record number of exhibitors with over 900 companies from about 24 countries represented at the event. The 12th edition of the show will be held from 9 to 12 August 2017, at Hall No. 1, Bombay Exhibition Centre, in Mumbai.

On a Lead Role

KEF Infra is kickstarting a new era in Indian infrastructure sector, delivering prefabricated projects cost-effectively and in a shorter time frame than traditional developments.

John Deere?s fleet of robotic vehicles

Automated Guided Vehicles have been scurrying around plants in one form or another for decades already. But none of them have ever been quite like these.

Hydraulic clamping and brakes

The KTR-STOP? NC line is a passive clamping and braking system. The system generates a clamping/braking effect by applying force to the cylindrical piston rod or shaft in order to delay, stop, or hold its rotation in a standstill position.

Manitowoc at NSF-backed research proj

Manitowoc Cranes will participate in a new project focused on safety of construction workers on job sites.

The Switch opens in Helsinki

The Switch, a leading supplier of megawatt-class electrical drives for wind energy, marine and industrial applications

?Bearings? for Long Life

India is set to be one of the biggest manufacturing hubs in the world, within the next few years. What does this entail for the bearing industry? Will ?Make in India? campaign boost the industry? According to Hrishikesh Kulkarni, Business Head - Drives and Off-highway, Industrial Market, SKF India the government?s call for ?Make In India? has sent out positive cues to the global manufacturing community.

Robot Cables

Igus (India) specialises in the manufacture of polymer bearings and motion plastic products. In the area of automation and robotics, the company is offering Chainflex Robot cables.

ROBOT CABLES

igus (India) specialises in the manufacture of polymer bearings and motion plastic products. In the area of automation and robotics, the company is offering Chainflex Robot cables.

Dies, Jigs & Fixtures

Tokai Engineering is a manufacturer of precision dies, jigs and fixtures. The product range includes welding jigs and fixtures, Multi Spot Welding Machines (MSW), Special Purpose Machines (SPMs), welding accessories, MIG welding accessories, spot welding accessories,

Universal has been successful because of strong R&D.

A widespread network, customer satisfaction, innovative solutions, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and str?ong R&D; these five elements defining excellence epitomises Universal, says Ranjit More, Executive Vice Chairman, Universal Construction Machinery and Equipment.Excerpts from the interview.

Vertical Man and Material Handling Solutions

Universal launches vertical man and material handling, ideal for construction sites from three-storey to a hundred storey. Pune-based Universal Construction Machinery Equipment has launched the unique concept of providing complete solution in vertical man and material handling at construction sites. The solution consists of a synchronised range of vertical material handling equipment like tower crane, passenger-cum-material lift, works platform,

Cognex?s Machine Vision

India remains grossly underinvested in factory automation, something that is necessary for long-term competitive success in both the domestic and foreign markets, writes Didier Lacroix.India is ranked as one of the fastest growing markets and has seen an upsurge in the number of manufacturing facilities across the country.

RSLogix 5000 Software

New features of Rockwell Software RSLogix 5000 software create a highly intuitive design environment for the Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture system.

Guide for machine builders

Rockwell Automation announced the availa?bility of a 75-page addi?tion to the Converged Plant?wide Ethernet Design and Implementation Guide to help machine builders and manu?facturers deploy integrated motion using EtherNet/IP net?working technology

Rockwell, Cisco Develop Guide for Machine Builders

Rockwell Automation announced the availability of a 75-page addition to the "Converged Plantwide Ethernet Design and Implementation Guide" to help machine builders and manufacturers deploy integrated motion using EtherNet/IP networking technology.

JCB is numero uno in backhoe loaders worldwide

JCB's backhoe loaders are the machines that promise versatility and high performance with their fuel-efficient engines and superb manoeuverability.