Edge Controller from B&R is a powerful factory automation solution that enables any industry to control and optimise the production process.
Construction was among the significantly impacted industries due to Covi-19 and sales of construction equipment also fell globally, writes Gagan Pal.
For a construction site to function without a loader may be impossible. Add to this the fact that the awareness to use the right tool for the right job is growing. The future of loaders looks bright despite the recent slowdown. The influx of new technology is ensuring that they are ever versatile and profitable to operate.
Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) announced the launch of its second Construction and Demolition (C&D) recycling facility in Hyderabad at Fathullaguda, Hayathnagar.
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.
According to the Off-highway Research, the sale forecast for crawler excavators from 2019-2024 is 24 per cent whereas the mini excavator market is expected to grow by 39 per cent during the given duration.
Dheeraj Panda, Director – Sales, Marketing and Customer Support, Sany Heavy Industry India, speaks on how market has evolved for hydraulic excavators in the last couple of years.
Rahul Shorey, National Head (Construction), Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company, speaks on the opportunities and major challenges faced in the hydraulic excavator segment.
Strengthening its foothold in the concreting equipment market, AJAX would be introducing new products in the forthcoming customer interface platforms to help customers to steer their business with increased speed, greater flexibility and enhanced quality.
Attachments for construction equipment allow the base machine to do multiple tasks on a job site. There are several distinct types of heavy construction equipment, each with its own set of uses.
Factors such as demand for reliable electricity, which is growing across the world on account of industrial expansion and development of commercial infrastructure are driving the diesel power engine market.
Established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for manufacturing rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment, BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers) has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 per cent of total equity and rest 46 per cent is held by public, financial institutions, foreign institutional investors, banks and employees.
Recently during an interaction with the Union Minister of Roads Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari, the Minister reiterated that he was proud to have launched a CNG based equipment model of JCB.
AJAX offers concrete batching plants in CRB, IRB and IBP series ranging between 20- 30-45-60-75-90-120 that goes up to 240 cum/hr.
In its latest commissioned projects with Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) and Chennai Metro Rail Ltd, (CMRL), the company continues its commitment towards engineering a sustainable and energy efficient future for the nation
To be competitive in a global market, it is essential for OEMs explore and take the first step towards adopting advanced automation and digitisation solutions. Saurabh Kulkarni, Mobile Automation Expert at B&R Industrial Automation, Austria writes.
Propel Industries has pioneered over the years in developing some of the break-through solutions in the crusher market. V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, shares more on the company’s solutions for the aggregate segment and the overall market scenario.
L&T has fully conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in-house wheel loaders with more than 90 per cent components sourced domestically. Vivek Hajela, General Manager and Head - Construction Equipment Business, Larsen & Toubro, shares more on the market scenario and outlook.
Metso Outotec, a new company formed after the merger of Metso and Outotec, with leadership in sustainable minerals and metals processing and recycling technologies started operations
Asphalt is regaining traction in the Indian road construction due to its better recyclability and the freedom to use waste materials like plastics along with asphalt mix. The future looks greener for asphalt mixing plants.
Doosan Bobcat India (DBIN), established in 2007, is a subsidiary of the Doosan Bobcat Inc. A market leader in skid-steer loaders with over 60 per cent market share, DBIN has quickly become one of the top players in the sub 5-tonne compact excavators
For India to achieve its full potential in the mining sector, policymakers need to give a leg-up in lifting the mining sector on a high growth path. Jayanta Roy elaborates on the mining industry scenario in India.
The new products include PCX-series cooling tower gearbox, small planetary gearbox, Smart Modular series helical gearbox, inline geared motor, geared lift machine, gearless lift machine and modular fluid coupling.
Premium Transmission, a leading player in the industrial gearboxes, geared motors and fluid coupling segment, launched seven products in the industrial gear segment.
Bobcat is currently offering three models of mini excavators in India. S Manjunath, General Manager-Sales, Doosan Bobcat India, elaborates more on the product range and market opportunities.
Volvo Penta offers a complete range of engines from 105 kW to 565 kW. Miron Thoms, Vice President and Head, Volvo Penta India shares more on the upcoming market trends in diesel engines.
As the market leader in skid-steer loader market in India, Doosan Bobcat has taken up various initiatives to further expand its reach in the market.
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.
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the next wave of industrial revolution. Imtiaz Ahmed elaborates on how automation and its context in a digitally connected world is used to measure oil health analysis.
Bearings for construction and mining applications have seen innovative developments in the recent times. With the construction and mining equipment market is growing, the momentum of innovation in bearings is to pick up in the coming days.
According to a ResearchAndMarkets.com report, the construction equipment market in India is to grow at a CAGR of 6.8 per cent during FY2018-24, on account of the country?s expanding construction industry.
These are good times for construction equipment industry. Orders have gone up, thanks to a revival in the economy fuelled by government's affirmative actions to nurse the infra development sector back to health.
'Infrastructure 2.0' was the theme of our 10th Annual issue of Equipment India. The 5th Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO Forum held on February 16, 2018 in Delhi also hovered on the same theme.
The wheel loader market in India has been growing at a brisk pace over the last couple of years after touching a low in FY 2015-16. The 3 to 3.5 Ton-class wheel loader market has witnessed 17 per cent growth in the FY 2017-18 till now.
We are focusing on making our wheel loaders versatile and suitable to meet various applications in roads, railways, irrigation, mining and industrial works by developing new attachments and variants, says Vivek Hajela, General Manager and Head - Construction Equipment Business, Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
Steel and metals play a major role in the construction industry. Alireza Moghaddam explains on the use of metals in construction and the new trends and the emerging market opportunities.
Diesel emissions technology is a bridge for sustainable industrial development and environment protection. PS Suri shares more on the emerging trends in diesel emissions technology in India.
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.
According to an ICRA report, demand for affordable homes is set to stay healthy, with the market poised to touch the Rs 6.25 lakh crore mark by 2022, supported by a growing population, young demographic profile, shift towards nuclear families and rapid urbanisation.
Off late, there have been numerous disruptive technologies and equipment concepts introduced to Indian markets. Earlier most of these were only available to highly developed countries like USA or European Union where mechanisation and process integration has been of essence, to counter act lack of adequate manpower.
As one of the leading trailer manufacturers in Europe, HUMBAUR is investing in the future and, from autumn 2016, will be offering a wide range of vehicle bodies and trailer solutions for the distribution of goods by road.
The demand for crawler dozers is expected to be driven by the various government-sponsored infrastructure projects coming up in the country, and the new momentum in the mining industry.
Lord J.C. Bamford, Chairman JCB Group, on the eve of the one year completion of PM Modi's government recently expressed support by stating, ?We are very positive about India and positive about the Indian government.
Despite the Rs 2,500-crore concrete equipment industry registered nearly 40 per cent fall in the market and is under severe pressure, there are tremendous growth opportunities in the long term.
The need for better infrastructure is pressing with India?s rapid urbanisation and burgeoning middle class. Some 590 million people will live in cities by 2030, and could account for 70 per cent of Indian GDP, according to a McKinsey report.
Introduction of a country-wide goods and services tax (GST) can dramatically alter tax administration by giving a one-stop solution for excise and value-added tax into a single unified tax, says Dimitrov Krishnan, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, Volvo CE, India.
Introduction of a country-wide goods and services tax (GST) can dramatically alter tax administration by giving a one-stop solution for excise and value-added tax into a single unified tax, says Dimitrov Krishnan, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, Volvo CE, India
Commercial vehicle OEMs - domestic and global - have pumped in investments, augmented capacities, launched global platform strategies, enhanced touch points, and stressed on soft solutions to suit the demands of emerging markets.
Driven by growth in investment in the infrastructure sector, domestic construction equipment industry is likely to grow at 12 per cent increasing India?s global share to 10 per cent by 2017.
When the BJP manifesto projected ?housing for all? by 2022, many considered it a hollow promise, creating much ado about nothing. However, if the signs are to be trusted, the script seems to be unfolding in the right direction.
Within the Indian construction equipment industry, the crawler excavator segment is the largest by value and the second largest, after backhoe loaders, in terms of number of units sold. Now, the shrinking market and intense competition have forced OEMs to focus more on value additions. Concepts like low lifecycle cost, faster ROIs, lowest cost per tonne all have made it imperative for OEMs to innovate, both on the product design and service fronts. Agith G Antony takes a peek at the prevailing t
Only about ten per cent of concrete produced is currently pumped, which tells about the huge scope for concrete pumps for the infrastructure and realty sectors. Agith G Antony trains his spotlight on the latest trends in product/technology, the growth potential for boom pumps, innovative service packages and the value additions offered by OEMs.
The growth of the infrastructure and construction equipment (ICE) industry in India is still at a nascent stage. The industry is currently at about $4 billion with volumes in the vicinity of 80,000 units per annum in the organised market.
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.
Despite the economic slowdown and contrary to initial apprehensions from the major stakeholders, Excon 2013 turned out to be a success, with OEMs and aggregate and components manufacturers launching a new range of machines and components, and some of them even announcing further investment to augment capacity, in order to meet the expected demand spurt in the coming years.
Hyundai machines are equipped with advanced mechatronics (via CAPO system) which increases productivity while reducing fuel consumption, says Dheeraj Panda, General Manager - Sales & Marketing, Hyundai Construction Equipment India.
Owing to the overall slowdown in the Indian economy, the current fiscal year has been bit sluggish for the construction equipment industry. The industry will gain momentum if the government starts implementing the delayed projects and carries out active review and monitoring to ensure timely completion.
MAIT rigs are versatile machines that can be used for bored piles, CFA, and diaphragm walls. MAIT also has a range of hydraulic impact hammers for driven precast piles as well as driven cast-in-situ piles, says DV Brahme, Regional Manager, MAIT India.
The foundation has always been the starting point and the most important part of any project. The foundation industry in India though, is still struggling from lack of attention and want of new projects.
Ekurhuleni Municipality in South Africa has been actively engaging in projects to restore its water resources. Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality in South Africa is known as the city of lakes.
All JCB excavators are fitted with a unique filtration system which increases hydraulic oil and filter life resulting in huge cost savings and better emissions.
Caterpillar expands its India presence with a new backhoe loader manufacturing plant. Caterpillar India launched the company?s new backhoe loader manufacturing facility in Thiruvallur near Chennai.
With over 220,000 sq m of display area and participation of over 630 exhibitors, including 200 foreign companies, Excon 2011 exceeded expectations as the largest exhibition on construction equipment in South Asia.
'Vision 2020: Commanding New Heights', a study on the CE industry by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Indian Earthmoving and Construction Industry Association (IECIAL),
Doosan Infracore held a tape cutting ceremony to inaugurate a second production complex in Suzhou in Jiangsu province,China.The plant has been established to cope with surging demand for small sized excavators,and will form one of the company?s two pillars of mass production of excavators in China.