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Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

Sooner there will be a trend of electrification in construction equipment

Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the company’s offerings for the mining segment, and the USPs of these products

BKT to launch two new ‘Made for India’ EARTHMAX tyres

Balkrishna Industries (BKT) the Indian multinational company and global player in the off-highway tyre market will be participating in the bauma CONEXPO India 2023. Armed with a strong R&D, BKT will be launching two tyres under the sub-brand EARTHMAX at the bauma CONEXPO INDIA.

We are launching new ‘Made for India’ tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

JK Tyre to invest Rs 9 bn over two years for expansion

JK Tyre & Industries will invest Rs 9 billion in capacity expansion over the next two years.

Bridgestone's MD Parag Satpute assumes global role

Bridgestone India, a global leader in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions, announced that its Managing Director, Parag Satpute, will be assuming a new global role in Bridgestone’s Solutions Business and will be stationed in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

We are launching new ‘Made for India’ tyres: Rajiv Poddar

Rajiv Poddar of Balkrishna Industries speaks on the key products on display during bauma.

Blume Ventures collaborates with Bridgestone India

The collaboration aims to become a part of the government's Start-up India initiativ

Mining the Future

With prospects in both surface mining and underground mining, the Indian market for mining equipment appears to have a bright future.

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.

Trident introduces non-directional traction boom lift tyre pattern

Trident specialises in the design, development and supply of application-specific industrial tyres for construction and material handling equipment.

Bridgestone's MD Parag Satpute assumes global role

Stefano Sanchini currently VP Region MEA, will assume the role of Managing Director, Bridgestone India.

Innovations in Mining!

Organised by CII, the 16th edition of the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) - India's only focused fair for the mining industry was held between 16 to 19 November 2022 at Rajarhat, Kolkata.

Trident introduces non-directional traction boom lift tyre pattern

Trident specialises in the design, development and supply of application specific industrial tyres for construction and material handling equipment.

“We will be launching 63-inch tyres for the Indian market.”

Tractors and earthmoving equipment are the major demand drivers of OTR tyres,” says Prasanta Ganguly, Head – OTR Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries (BKT).

Manitou: Spearheading the growth

Manitou has a wide range of telehandlers for every segment, for every application.

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

JK Tyre drives into India’s highest motorable region with Total Control

Expands its nationwide presence by opening its first Steel Wheels showroom in Ladakh UT

Tata Motors makes India’s trucks smarter, safer and more efficient

Tata Motors launched India’s first CNG-powered Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV) truck.

John Deere, Ford collaborate to build gator UTV concept

John Deere and Ford have entered into a tie-up to build a concept Gator UTV out of materials like plastic bottles soybeans and fishing nets.

Apollo Tyres launches two tyre brands for electric vehicles in India

Apollo Tyres a multinational tyre manufacturing firm based in India has launched two tyre brands for electric passenger cars and two-wheelers because it is optimistic about potential in both the domestic and international markets.

JK Tyre unveils range of EV-specific smart radial tyres

JK Tyre, the pioneers of radial tyre technology in the country, has taken yet another step to further enhance its technological prowess in the industry by developing the complete range of EV specific smart radial tyres for all categories of buses, truck, LCVs and passenger cars in India.

Tata Motors’ ‘Construck’ range of mining tippers

These tippers have always been the preferred workhorse in the mining operations.

Trailer Maintenance Tips

To get the most from trailers, Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing and Lloyd Hair of Keen Transport provide some tips to prevent costly damage and keep trailers in top shape.

Trailer Maintenance Tips

To get the most from trailers, Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing and Lloyd Hair of Keen Transport provide some tips to prevent costly damage and keep trailers in top shape.

Truck Safety Matters – Multi Party Campaign

Integrated Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi, Al Masaood, Bridgestone and RoadSafetyUAE teamed up for a multi-party initiative.

JK Tyre unveils range of EV-specific smart radial tyres

These EV specific smart radial tyres are for buses, truck, LCVs and passenger cars in India.

JK Tyre expands retail network in Tamil Nadu

Indian tyre industry major and the market leader in the truck bus radial segment, JK Tyre & Industries, inaugurated a new JK Tyre truck wheel centre in Pattanur, Tamil Nadu.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

Expanding their product range, Indian tyre major, JK Tyre & Industries launched four new offerings in their off-the-road tyre segment at South Asia’s largest construction equipment event Excon 2021 in Bengaluru.

JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

ur new products namely: 45/65-45 58PR VEM 63 L5 TL, 14.00-24 GTL CHAMP 16 PR G3 TT, 12.00-24 HARD ROCK CHAMPION 20PR E4 TT and 16.00-25 VEM 045 44PR E3 TT have been added to their existing product portfolio.

CEAT to provide tech for connected vehicles, EV components

CEAT has planned to diversify its product portfolio by offering the latest technologies for connected vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs).

Escorts launches India’s first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE) launched NXT13DC CNG, India’s first Hybrid Pick-n-Carry Crane, with dual Fuel (Diesel & CNG) and RC2522, India’s first Mono Chassis Safe Crane with 25T lift capacity.

BKT’s cutting-edge masterpieces for mining

BKT showcased its finest tyres for construction and earthmoving equipment namely the E4 EARTHMAX SR468 TL and L5 EARTHMAX SR53 TL. Along with the newly introduced rubber tracks for the compact track loaders.

Our OTTs enable skid steer loaders to operate in any environment

We are very glad to see that Excon is happening this year. As this is the first show that we will be participating in post COVID, we are excited to be a part of it and look forward to meeting with existing customers one on one and making new connections.

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.

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

JK Tyre introduces puncture guard tyre

JK Tyre & Industries has launched India’s first puncture guard tyres for four-wheelers. Driven by the technological expertise of producing high performance tyres suited for Indian conditions, JK Tyre, aims to revolutionize the industry with puncture guard tyres for new generation cars available in market.

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

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

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.

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.

JLG introduces new Quad Tracks for 600S and 660SJ boom lifts

JLG Industries is offering new Quad Tracks for its 600S and 660SJ boom lifts. JLG Quad Tracks are made up of four triangular rubber track systems, measuring 34 inches high by 54 inches long by 18 inches wide each.

JLG introduces new Quad Tracks for 600S and 660SJ boom lifts

JLG Quad Tracks are made up of four triangular rubber track systems, measuring 34 inches high by 54 inches long by 18 inches wide each.

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.

Magna Tyres to acquire Fennell Tyres International

Magna Tyres Group, a second-tier Off-The-Road (OTR) tire supplier, has acquired the Australia-based company Fennell Tyres International. Financial details were not disclosed.

OTR tyre market has bright prospect

India OTR tyre market stood at 11.2 million units in 2021 and forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023. The market is likely to grow at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX

“Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX, and we are proud to be a self-reliant Indian company for almost three decades” – Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer

Concrete proof

Growth is round the corner for concrete equipment as market is projected to cross $1,300 million by 2024, exhibiting a CAGR of 13 per cent because of anticipated growth in the construction industry.

BKT inaugurates its new production plant in Waluj

Trial production has started at BKT's new state-of the-art site in Waluj, Maharashtra. Result of a $ 56 million investment, its annual production capacity is around 30,000 MT of Off-Highway tyres.

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

Bonfiglioli India: Winning through product innovations & tech

Bonfiglioli has been enhancing construction equipment performance, efficiency, productivity, and reliability for more than 40 years.

Sajjan Jindal is CW Man of the Year - Private Sector

Jindal was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

GR Infra, Tata Projects, Afcons India's fastest growing large construction companies

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

BRO Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry is CW Man of the Year - Public Sector

Lt Gen Chaudhry was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Welspun, PSP, Ahluwalia bag honours as fastest construction companies in under ?2k cr

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

APCO, DRAIPL, HG Infra bag honours as fastest growing construction companies

The companies were awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

ACE wins big at EI Awards 2021

ACE bagged two awards – Innovation of the Year and Bestseller Mobile Cranes.

Propel bags ‘Emerging CE Company of the Year 2021’

Propel was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Schwing Stetter wins ‘Trainer of the Year 2021’ at EI Awards

Schwing Stetter was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Bonfiglioli wins ‘2nd Rank – Innovation of the Year’ at EI Awards

Bonfiglioli India was awarded for its innovative drive designed in India for girder transporter used in high-speed rail project.

BKT inaugurates its new production plant in Waluj

The pandemic has not stopped the new BKT project, which was realized in complete safety with a total investment of $ 56 million.

BKT solutions for the mining sector

The EARTHMAX tire range has been specifically designed to withstand the stress of the rough terrain typical of quarries and mines

Goodyear India income up 131% in Q1FY2022

The total income of the company is Rs 540 crore, up 131% versus the previous year. Goodyear’s profit after tax is Rs 27 crore compared to a loss of Rs 4 crore last year.

Underground mining readies for IIoT revolution

With new innovative technology, companies are taking take digitalisation of mining operations to the next level.

Tata Motors Construck: Carry More! Earn More!!

The surface movement of raw materials is undergoing a transformation. The need for bulk transport is on the rise on the back of renewed focus on construction, infra, power, cement and steel sectors.

CEAT, Tata Power partner to install captive solar power plant at Solapur

CEAT’s Bhandup plants' power dependability on non-renewable resources will be reduced by 50%

Rajiv Poddar of BKT Tires: Demand for off highway tyres is at an all time high

Rajiv Poddar, Jt. MD, BKT Tires, speaks on the current market size of OTR and industrial tyres, and segments that are driving the demand for these products.

The all-rounder

Integration of advanced technologies such as telematics and fleet management systems are providing a positive outlook to the market for telehandlers.

Tata Motors ‘Construck’ Range Of Mining Tippers

The mining sector is the backbone of the country’s growing economy, by providing valuable raw materials required by all major Industries. Sectors like power generation depend on continuous feeding of large amounts of coal for thermal power plants. With Industrial output and infrastructure on the rise, the need for iron ore, limestone, stone and other minerals/ores are growing as well. Growth in irrigation projects involving building of dams, tunnels, culverts, canals as well propel the demand.

Tata Motors Construck – Surface Transport Tipper (STT) Range

In spite of a challenging global pandemic environment during last fiscal, the construction application range of MHCV trucks witnessed a positive growth. In FY2021-22, driven by the strong demand from infrastructure and construction projects, focused push for inter-state connectivity and NIP implementation, enhanced production of coal, ore and minerals on the back of increased industrial output and a good monsoon forecast are the lead indicators for the continued rise in growth rate.

Tata Motors Construck – Surface Transport Tipper (STT) Range

In spite of a challenging global pandemic environment during last fiscal, the construction application range of MHCV trucks witnessed a positive growth. In FY2021-22, driven by the strong demand from infrastructure and construction projects, focused push for inter-state connectivity and NIP implementation, enhanced production of coal, ore and minerals on the back of increased industrial output and a good monsoon forecast are the lead indicators for the continued rise in growth rate.

Tata Motors Construck – Surface Transport Tipper (STT) range

In spite of a challenging global pandemic environment during last fiscal, the construction application range of MHCV trucks witnessed a positive growth.

Tata Motors unveils Ultra Sleek T-Series range of new-gen smart trucks

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has unveiled its newest range of intermediate and light commercial trucks (I&LCV), the Ultra Sleek T-Series, designed and engineered to suit contemporary demands of urban transportation.

Tata Motors unveils Ultra Sleek T-Series range of new-gen smart trucks

Available in three models – T.6, T.7 and T.9, the all-new Ultra Sleek range is available in varied deck lengths from 10 to 20 feet to adapt to all the required applications.

Power your profits

Tata Motors’ extensive range of 28-tonne tippers helps you maximise profits and have complete peace of mind.

Titan Adds New Stl3 Tyre Size

Titan International has added a new size to its STL3 lineup of tyres for articulated dump trucks, wheel loaders and scrapers. The new size, 875/65R29, was added at the request of customers in the construction, mining and quarry industries, the company says.

Testing & Interesting Times

After the most unusual year that we experienced in our lifetime, the calendar year unfolding is expected to be challenging but promising for the Indian construction equipment industry.

OTR tyres on the move

With construction activities picking up and mining activities on a revival mode, the OTR tyre demand in the country is expected to grow in the coming years.

Coal mining is expected to drive demand

PK Ganguly, Head – Marketing (Domestic Sales), Balkrishna Industries, shares his thoughts on the market scenario and how the company is gearing up to meet the growing demands in the market.

Mahansaria Tyres starts commercial production at Panoli facility

Mahansaria Tyres (MTP) announced the commencement of commercial production at its state-ofthe- art greenfield off-highway tyre manufacturing facility in Panoli, at the Bharuch district of Gujarat.

BKT designs prototype of its biggest-ever tyre

Prototype ready for the new giant product, in the 40.00 R 57 size, for rigid dump trucks

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

Volvo CE unveils lighter-bodied R100E

The payload of the largest model in the Volvo rigid hauler line-up, the R100E, just got bigger thanks to a few clever modifications to the machine body. Using a lighter design, Volvo CE has managed to increase the capacity of the body from 60.4 cu m to 65 cu m, which is greater than any competitor model in the 100-ton class.

Mahansaria Tyres starts commercial production at Panoli facility

Mahansaria Tyres (MTP) announced the commencement of commercial production at its state-of-the-art greenfield off-highway tyre manufacturing facility in Panoli.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

Towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’: BEML adds new products

BEML has introduced a range of mining and defence equipment developed indigenously and opened new Industrial Design Centre.

BEML launches new indigenous products

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched BEML’s indigenously designed and developed products

We focus on off-highway sector and want to grow with this

Balkrishna Industries (BKT) is a homegrown multinational player with a strong presence in the off-highway tyres globally. With the Indian market growing faster, the company is gradually increasing its sales in India which otherwise is majorly focusing on export market. Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, BKT shares more on the company and the market scenario.

Bridgestone India introduces contactless tyre servicing

Bridgestone India announced the launch of contactless tyre servicing platform called ‘Bridgestone Bookmyservice’. The platform enables customers to take an online appointment in a few clicks, making them spend less time in outlets with these pre-planned visits.

Puncture-proof Tyres for Underground Mining

Trident has developed a complete range of TRAXTER branded solid tyres specially designed for underground mining.

Apollo Tyres commissions new facility in AP

Apollo Tyres commissioned its seventh manufacturing unit globally, and the fifth one in India, with the first tyre rolling out from the Andhra Pradesh greenfield facility.

Apollo Tyres commissions greenfield facility in AP

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

Bridgestone India introduces contactless tyre servicing

Bridgestone India announced the launch of contactless tyre servicing platform called ‘Bridgestone Bookmyservice’

Maximising Indian Coal Mine Output

The Bhubaneswari Coal Mines uses Wirtgen 220 SM 3.8 surface miner, which specialises in soft rock mining, in a coal mine in Odisha.

Apollo Tyres Kerala plant starts partial operations

Apollo Tyres announced that it has partially commenced manufacturing operations at its Perambra plant in Kerala from April 22.