The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented situation in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, government will have to take some concrete steps to support the industry and economy.
Construction equipment with digital and IoT technologies are driving smart planning and execution of projects in the country. This is expected to push the efficiency and productivity at project execution.
Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduced the TA3SH Power Swivel site dumper for increased versatility and safety on jobsites.
Over the last 20 years, through our high-technology innovative products and services solutions, Volvo Trucks has been driving progress in the Indian market.
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.
Wirtgen has developed Performance Tracker, a solution that, for the first time, makes it possible to accurately and reliably document the actual milling work completed.
Eicher Trucks and Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, revealed India?s first BS-VI compliant all-new range of Eicher Pro 2000 series of light-duty trucks.
The new software-based application for road construction, WITOS Paving Docu allows paving data and delivery notes to be recorded and automates the sending of job-site reports. It is a practical, easy-to-use solution for small and medium-sized construction projects.
Focused on providing actionable information, flexibility and transparency, the new Genie? Lift Connect? telematics hardware is now available as a standard feature with a 3-year subscription on all new machine purchases for Genie scissors, booms and telehandlers
The construction equipment expo - held in December 2018 in Delhi - scaled new heights even while participants expressed their apprehensions on the market scenario in 2019 owing to the upcoming elections.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve and new innovations are born every day, almost all OEMs nowadays are working towards implementing Industry 4.0 solutions to be ahead of their game.
Capacity expansion plans at Indian ports is giving a renewed hope for port equipment players. Many port operators are acquiring new equipment as part of modernisation and expansion of handling capacities at these ports.
One of India's leading IIoT companies, Kloudq is a software organisation that offers a wide array of innovative Industrial IoT solutions with the potential to empower and transform your business.
The focus of this year's Road Technology Days held by the Wirtgen, V?gele and HAMM brands was on synergies, 3D applications and networked job site processes. The climax of the event was the live machine demonstrations.
Mining and construction activities are on a growth path in the country. New projects (big and small), demolition of old structures to reconstruct new ones and transportation of materials at construction sites, all these make the role of tipper trucks important these days.
We see the market for construction and construction equipment to be booming at the moment due to the government impetus to infrastructure, power plants etc. This has also resulted in a corresponding boom in underground and surface heavy civil engineering projects.
Telematics is important for effectively monitoring the equipment fleet in its operation and maintenance. Work on Internet of Things (IoT) platform, Telematics provides information about the location, fuel, maintenance, and all other parameters which can be accessed remotely on a smart phone, tablet or laptop
Transportation of raw and processed materials to the desired location is the next but most essential activity arising out of earthmoving. In the infrastructure space, 5-35 tonne payload capacity tippers and dumpers are extensively utilised for this purpose.
Trucks and heavy tractors for cargo haulage and transportation of aggregate materials, coal, overburden from mines, iron ore and other bulk materials, are riding the curve of exponential growth.
Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth - spread across over 608,503 sq m (1.5 lakh acres) exceeded expectations this year with a participation of 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries and the presence of about 580,000 visitors from 200 countries.
Gone were the days when the backhoe loader market was exploding in all facets of India?s infrastructure development. All recognised suppliers were registering negative to flat trajectory growth since FY 2011.
Eicher Trucks & Buses launched Eicher Live - an advanced Telematics solution for the commercial vehicle industry at the Auto Expo 2016. Eicher Live is trucking intelligence that drives profitable fleet management, by monitoring their movement, fuel consumption and maintenance needs.
With the demand evolving for better work and more efficiency in the wake of tighter timelines in infra projects, the scope for machine control technologies is immense. Delays and cost overruns are the major challenges most of the infrastructure projects facing today. There are many factors that contribute to the delay of a project.
Danfoss Power Solutions has announced an expansion of its affordable ?plug-and-perform? Telematics Solutions platform, which uses data to boost efficiency, extend product lifespan and minimise downtime for off-highway equipment.
Danfoss will showcase more than 30 components and solutions, including some of the newly developed solutions, at Agritechnica. Danfoss Power Solutions will be exhibiting systems and solutions from its full product range at Agritechnica during 10-14 November 2015 in Hannover, Germany. The full product range of motors, steering systems, valves, pumps, electronic controls and telematics will be on display and offers OEM customers and distributors innovative, reliable and quality solutions for machi
Hydraulics industry in India is on a revival mode with new designs, materials, and manufacturing technologies are coming into the market. In the coming years, energy efficiency, fuel consumption, and the life-cycle of machines will become the major deciding factors for hydraulic systems.
The new Volvo FMX is the best mining and construction truck in the Indian market. Just three years after the first Volvo FMX was launched, this new one is ready to take its place and will take performance and productivity to a whole new level.
Tata Motors has entered into an arrangement with Microlise, an European telematics and fleet management solutions provider, to come out with the most modern global fleet telematics solutions in India
At Tata Motors, we strive to enhance our customers? experience, offering the unmatched benefit of a Tata truck, with best lifecycle cost, longer service runs and enhanced levels of driver comfort, resulting in best-in-class profitability and lowest payback period for operators, says Vinod Sahay, Head (Sales and Marketing), Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors. Excerpts of the interview.
ORBCOMM Inc, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, announced that Doosan Infracore Co (Doosan) has selected ORBCOMM to deliver an end-to-end telematics solution tailored for Doosan as well as their customers and dealers for global deployment.
Tata Motors further consolidates its leadership in the Indian heavy commercial vehicle space as it launches six first-of-its-kind heavy trucks and Tata FleetMan fleet telematics services.