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Navigating the future

Ongoing advancements in technology, including the integration of IoT, AI, and automation, are revolutionising the construction and mining equipment market.

Vision 2030 Drives Growth

The compaction equipment industry in India has witnessed significant technological advancements in recent years. Manufacturers are integrating advanced features, such as GPS technology and telematics, into their machines to enhance precision and efficiency.

The demand for concrete equipment is on the rise.

K Sunil Kumar, President, Infrastructure Equipments, Sunbeam Generator

Our products are future ready

Amit Bansal, Director Sales & Marketing-BCP Division, Caterpillar India

ZF Group Positions Itself for Growth in India's Construction Industry

ZF Group is optimistic about India's construction sector evolution

Our tires are a perfect fit for diverse applications

Ashok P Chhajer, Senior General Manager – OE Sales, (Domestic Market), Balkrishna Industries

Driving Dynamics

Hydraulic motors are integral to the driving dynamics of construction equipment, providing the necessary power, precision, and control for a wide range of applications.

Our focus is on introducing cutting-edge electric machines

Sanjay Saxena, COO, Sany India and South Asia

We are at the forefront of technological innovation

Sanjay Saxena, COO, Sany India and South Asia

Our tires are a perfect fit for diverse applications

Ashok P Chhajer, Senior General Manager – OE Sales, (Domestic Market), Balkrishna Industries

No Bumps in the Road

India has been investing significantly in infrastructure development, including the construction of roads, highways, and expressways. This investment has driven the demand for road construction equipment.

Building the Future

The market for wheel loaders is seeing fresh traction due to the buoyancy in road construction activities. Fresh off take of coal due to a surge in thermal power production is adding to the demand.

There is a growing interest in electric wheel loaders

Amit Bansal, Director, Sales & Marketing, Building Constructions Products (BCP) Division, Caterpillar India, speaks on the technology and innovation that goes into the design and manufacturing of wheel loaders.

Why is India Buying Bigger Cranes?

Demand for such cranes is spurred by fast-paced infrastructure growth

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.

Craning for Success

Advancements in technology have propelled the increased usage of tower cranes in tall buildings.

Tower cranes are essential to constructing tall buildings

Mayank Pundir, Country Head, ACE Tower Cranes Division, speaks on how to company ensures that tower cranes meet the safety standards.

Unleashing the hidden potential

The undercarriage parts market in India is expected to continue growing due to ongoing infrastructure projects, and the demand for reliable heavy machinery.

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

The Mining Boom

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

On a high growth path

The government's focus on infrastructure development is expected to drive the demand for mini construction equipment.

Mini excavators are in high demand due to rapid urbanisation

E. Moses, Executive Vice President, Division Head, Kobelco Construction Equipment India, speaks on different models and specifications of mini equipment offered by the company.

Fuelling the future

Backhoe loader manufacturers are developing hybrid or fully electric backhoe loaders, which significantly reduce or eliminate fuel consumption and emissions.

The demand trend for earthmoving equipment is expected to remain positive

Nischal Mehrotra, Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Liugong India, speaks on the emerging technology trends in the earthmoving equipment industry in India.

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

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.

Entering an era of transformation

Off-the-road tyre manufacturers and suppliers are facing brand-new difficulties as a result of technological advancements and evolving end-user needs that are pushing the market into uncharted terrain.

How to make construction S.Af.E.R?

The theme S.Af.E.R. stands for -- S: Sustainability; Af: Alternative Fuels; E: Electrification; and R: Rentals. The underlying premise of the theme is that integrating energy-efficient equipment and energy-saving technology in sustainable development initiatives can drastically cut energy use and harmful emissions.

Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in India.

In comparison to other mining markets, India lags behind

Sujeet Kumar, Business Line Manager - Surface Division, Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the outlook on the mining industry in India, and the importance of sustainability in mining.

Mining the Future

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

In comparison to other mining markets, India lags behind

Sujeet Kumar, Business Line Manager - Surface Division, Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the automation which is evolving in the mining industry.

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

What’s driving the demand?

Increasing demand for novel construction equipment is expected to drive the global undercarriage components market in the upcoming years.

The importance of construction automation has grown rapidly

Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation, speaks on the emerging technology trends in earthmoving 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).

On track: double-digit growth

Distribution, digitisation and electrification are expected to be the key drivers of the earthmoving equipment industry in the coming years.

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.

Equipment manufacturers lead IoT mining revolution

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that can seamlessly connect vehicles, machinery and personnel in even the world’s deepest mines promise a new era of safety, productivity and profitability for underground mining.

Crushing Need: Energy-Efficiency

Environmental and energy-cost issues make it vital for the crusher and screening equipment industry to focus on energy-efficient machines.

Towering Ahead!

The rapid expansion of the real-estate sector and the emergence of high-end infrastructure projects are driving the demand for tower cranes.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

Paving the way ahead

While recent times may have been tough on construction equipment manufacturers, the compactor market is still brimming with optimism.

Ammann has scaled up production with a range of 11 models of asphalt plants

The infrastructure and construction sector especially the road sector has witnessed rapid growth during the past few years primarily Government both at the state and center realising the importance of building a strong road network thereby boosting the economy.

Improving energy efficiency

Asphalt plant manufacturers and operators are understandably placing great emphasis on higher productivity.

Ammann has scaled up production with range of 11 models of asphalt plants: MD of Ammann

Anand Sundaresan, MD of Ammann India, speaks on current demand trend for asphalt mix in India

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.

CE industry talks a common language using OPC UA

Construction equipment manufacturing is taking a solid leap with the advantage of new technology developments

What’s ahead in the construction equipment manufacturing sector

Edge Controller from B&R is a powerful factory automation solution that enables any industry to control and optimise the production process.

Construction sector: A huge contributor to country's development initiatives

Construction was among the significantly impacted industries due to Covi-19 and sales of construction equipment also fell globally, writes Gagan Pal.

Construction sector: A huge contributor to country's fast-paced development initiatives

Authored by Gagan Pal, Vice President- Sales & Marketing, Honda India Power Products Ltd.

Fully loaded with opportunities

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, GHMC partner to launch 2nd C&D recycling facility in Hyderabad

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.

There are huge untapped opportunities in the crushers & screens market

V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries

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.

Restart of govt flagship programmes will lift up excavators market in 2021

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.

Digging deeper

The government’s various initiatives on revival of the infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian hydraulic excavator market.

Dheeraj Panda of Sany: Restarting govt flagship programmes will lift up excavators market in 2021

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 of Tata Hitachi: We are working on excavators meeting next-gen emission norms

Rahul Shorey, National Head (Construction), Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company, speaks on the opportunities and major challenges faced in the hydraulic excavator segment.

Laying a strong foundation

The demand for foundation equipment in India has been growing at the rate of 25 to 30 per cent year on year basis.

AJAX: Revolutionising current construction processes through boom pumps

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.

More options than ever

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.

The D-factor

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

Infra push to drive demand for diesel engines

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.

Govt’s infra focus will boost demand for CE”

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.

The versatile machine

Most skid steer loaders are designed to work in diverse climates of high ambient of 48 degree Celsius or severe cold and high altitude areas, no matter what climatic conditions.

How NIP has set the tracks for growth

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: Revolutionising the current construction processes through boom pumps

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.

Danfoss setting new standards for safety & sustainability of metros

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

InfraNirbhar: Webinar series by CW and Swarajya

The multi-part series will help us understand the dependence of India on infrastructure

ABB’s HVAC to ensure safe ventilation of Chennai Metro

ABB’s HVAC to ensure safe ventilation of Chennai Metro

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.

New Concrete Pumping Solutions

Over the last three decades, the need for energy efficiency, higher productivity, easy mobility and flexibility has been the focus to meet the growing customer needs.

Paving the Road to Success

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.

The long term outlook is excellent for the crusher market: V Senthilkumar

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.

India will be a high growth market: Vivek Hajela

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 commences operations

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

Supporting Indonesian Housing Development

Property developer PT Tanggamus Niaga Tama is using the newly launched SDLG E660FL mini excavator to build homes in Sumatra, Indonesia.

New Opportunities

Upcoming infrastructure projects in metro rail, bridges, railway and irrigation are going to drive the demand for foundation equipment in the coming years, writes Karan Chechi.

Make in Steel 2020

Given the long-term pipeline of infrastructure projects in India, the growth opportunity for the country's steel sector is immense.

Towards Greener Future

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.

National Infrastructure Pipeline Gets Set to Flow

The Union Budget 2020-21 heralds the roadmap for investing Rs 103 trillion in the next five years.

Steering Growth

Growing urbanisation and mechanisation of manual jobs are driving the demand for compact equipment such as skid-steer loaders in India.

B900 backhoe loader is our highlight this year

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

Mining Needs a Leg-up

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.

Premium Transmission launches seven new products

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.

SDLG launches two mini excavators in Indonesia

To support the expanding industries in Indonesia, SDLG recently introduced two compact excavators - the E660FL and E690F.

Loads of Opportunities

With the construction activity picking up and mining operations reviving in India, new opportunities are knocking at the doors of the wheel loader market.

CRUSHING BARRIERS

Fragmented aggregate mining, as well as issues related to regulations and liquidity, are threatening the growth of the crushing and screening equipment segment in India.

Premium Transmission launches seven new products

Premium Transmission, a leading player in the industrial gearboxes, geared motors and fluid coupling segment, launched seven products in the industrial gear segment.

Super Performer

Doosan Bobcat India has been the consistent performer, winning the EQUIPMENT INDIA Bestseller Award in Skid-steer loaders for the past five successive years.

SDLG launches two mini excavators in Indonesia

To support the expanding industries in Indonesia, SDLG recently introduced two compact excavators ? the E660FL and E690F

Compact and powerful

With the growth drivers of urban and rural infrastructure markets opening up, mini construction equipment segment is looking for a renewed growth in the coming years.

MINI EQUIPMENT have huge growth opportunities IN INDIA

Bobcat is a global leader in compact construction equipment, having a wider portfolio of equipment on offer.

We are positive about the future of mini excavators

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.

New Age Engines

Diesel engines are the major source of power for various machines which are utilised in construction, agricultural, automobile and industrial verticals.

Efficiency will continue to play a major role in the future

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.

Steer it up

In spite of the vast opportunities available, skid-steer loaders are still looking for a level-playing field in the Indian market.