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Volvo Group to launch SDLG excavators in India

The first SDLG excavator model to be launched in India is the 13 t E6135Fi

Caterpillar revives Trial series with new video

The Cat Trial #9: PAC-MAN™ takes on the video-gaming world to celebrate Caterpillar’s 95th anniversary

L&T to supply 46 units of Komatsu mining equipment to Tata Steel

The scope includes supply of equipment and full maintenance contract for 60,000 hr of equipment operation

Komatsu dumper completes 60,000 hours at Tata Steel mine, creates history

The Komatsu HD785 dumper supplied by L&T has crossed 60,000 hours at Tata Steel’s Noamundi Iron Ore Mines to create history.

Safeguarding the industry

The construction equipment industry is going through a never-seen before sales scenario as the volume witnessed a steep fall of 70 per cent in April-June 2020 quarter, as per the findings of the CRISIL Research.

Wheel Loaders: Loaded with Opportunities

Wheel loader market in India is looking at the emerging opportunities after the fresh momentum that is going to prevail in the market post-COVID pandemic after the government’s pro infrastructure policy initiatives.

We are leveraging digital technology in our products and services: Jasmeet Singh

JCB has pioneered the integration of digital technology in its ‘Intelli’ series of construction equipment. Jasmeet Singh, AVP, Corporate Communications & Corporate Relations, JCB India, shares more.

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.

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.

SDLG uses railway for delivery

With roads closed between China and Kazakhstan amid COVID-19, SDLG transformed its delivery system from trucks to trains to ensure local dealer TOO Sevalo Engineering Machinery Kazakhstan has the necessary inventory to meet demands.

Making Paint Shops Industry 4.0 Ready

Edge Controller from B&R brings flexibility to paint shops and makes them Industry 4.0 ready.

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.

SDLG pivots to railway delivery amid COVID-19

SDLG transformed its delivery system from trucks to trains.

Driving Efficiency at Underground Zinc Mine

Boasting high uptime, low fuel consumption and extreme versatility, a fleet of 22 L90F wheel loaders from Volvo CE has helped Rampura Agucha Mines in Rajasthan, excel in operational efficiency.

Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Excavator and Wheel Loader

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is delivering on its commitment of "Building Tomorrow" with the unveiling of its first commercial zero-emissions electric compact excavator and wheel loader at bauma Munich.

Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Excavator and Wheel Loader

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is delivering on its commitment of "Building Tomorrow" with the unveiling of its first commercial zero-emissions electric compact excavator and wheel loader at bauma Munich.

Stepping up Skill Development

The Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council is partnering with the key stakeholders in the construction equipment industry and state governments to strengthen the skill development initiatives in the construction equipment sector.

Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

SDLG Scores a "Hole in One"

UAE contractor, Desert Group LLC, is putting two SDLG wheel loaders to work on a golf course landscaping project in Abu Dhabi.

Engineering Growth

The growth prospects of off-highway diesel engines market is obvious in the coming years as the infrastructure equipment will play a major role in the infrastructure creation in the country.

Rolls-Royce, ASI Mining to optimise MTU engines for autonomous operations

Rolls-Royce and ASI Mining have agreed to ensure compatibility of MTU engines and ASI?s Mobius command and control software for autonomous vehicles.

Hiway Stabilizers take delivery of first Volvo P8820C paver in Australia

Hiway Stabilizers, an Australian company delivering advanced stabilisations solutions for pavements, recently took delivery of the first P8820C ABG tracked paver in Australia from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

Steering Growth

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

We are a strong player for wheel loaders and motor graders

Liugong is the first China-based construction equipment manufacturing company in India with more than a decade experience and more than 500 local people.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products

Eaton also announced the introduction of four new hydraulic products for the Indian market - X70 closed circuit piston and plug in motor, steering unit 5SQ, Eaton spiral hose EC640 and cast iron piston motor 743XX.

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.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

Liebherr to showcase latest machines at Conexpo Con/Agg 2020

From March 10-14, 2020, Liebherr?s innovative products will be on display at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. Liebherr is showcasing an extensive selection of earthmoving and construction equipment at its outdoor booth #F5258 at the Festival Grounds.

Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019. With the introduction of the new Next Gen Cat? 120 motor grader, Caterpillar aims to deepen its presence in the infrastructure, mining and energy sectors in India with innovative and cutting-edge technology.

Star Blue Metals adds SDLG wheel loader

Star Blue Metals, an Indian metal supplier, recently added a 4 t rated L946 wheel loader to its fleet.

Liugong is committed to offer best-in-class service to its customers

Liugong is a leading construction equipment manufacturer offering a full line of extreme-duty intuitive machines for construction equipment owners constantly challenged to do more with less.

Increased footfall of customers boosts the confidence of the OEMs

A JV between Tata Motors (40 per cent) and Hitachi Construction Machinery Company (60 per cent), Tata Hitachi provides world-class construction equipment to address India's infrastructure and mining needs.

We look forward to healthy business transactions

As a pioneer in excavator technology in India, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has been at the forefront by consolidating its leadership position in the construction and mining equipment industry.

The highlight of the expo will be front-end attachments

Ajashy Engineering manufactures quality offshore and onshore cross country pipeline equipment, special attachments for construction equipment, diesel bowsers, lighting masts and mobile service vans in India.

SDLG launches biggest wheel loader yet

SDLG has introduced the new Stage III L975F wheel loader to market - the OEM's biggest wheel loader to date. SDLG has developed the wheel loader with a focus on durability, fuel efficiency and improving productivity on a job site

Compliance Challenges

Embracing the next level emission regulations is expected to be tough for the engine and equipment OEMs considering technology upgradations and need for adequate skill development among the users.

SDLG launches biggest wheel loader yet

SDLG has introduced the new Stage III L975F wheel loader to market ? the OEM?s biggest wheel loader to date.

Bringing high cooling efficiency to Indian port

Golden Shipping & Trading is using seven SDLG wheel loaders to efficiently run operations in Visakhapatnam Port in India.

SDLG to showcase 4-t rated wheel loader at Excon 2019

SDLG will be presenting its recently launched 4 t-rated wheel loader in India during Excon 2019. The new wheel loader strengthens SDLG?s offering of reliable machines in the region.

Puncture-proof tyres for severe-duty applications

Semi-solid industrial tyres and PU foam-filled tyres are puncture-proof tyres that help reduce total cost of ownership and cost per hour.

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.

New Opportunities

Construction activity in India is taking new dimensions with some unique projects raring to take off.

Banking on Coal Mining

While coal mining and quarrying will drive the growth of mining equipment, other mining segments will see a relatively lower growth demand for mining equipment. Pavethra Ponniah, elaborates more on the market trend.

We Will Continue to Expand Our Capacities in the Next 3-5 Years

By delivering high-precision bearing solutions and systems for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is shaping "Mobility for tomorrow" to a significant degree.

A growing market

Telehandlers are extensively used as a utility lifting machine, usually equipped with a telescopic boom that can lift loads, mounted on a four-wheel drive chassis.

Magna MA07+ loader tyres at Indian granite quarry for severe application

Loaders operating in granite quarries have to be equipped with premium quality heavy duty tyres. A customer in India has chosen 35/65R33 Magna MA07+ 3* tyres to perform in its heavy duty operation.

Delivering strong ROI

The SDLG L956F wheel loader is giving fast return on investment to a road contractor in Indonesia with low fuel consumption and reliable operations at the quarry.

XCMG to bring latest products and solutions to bauma 2019

XCMG, the leading Chinese construction machinery manufacturer, will exhibit new products and construction machinery solutions at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Snow Management Made Simple

Gleason Johndrow Landscaping and Snow Management chose 12 SDLG wheel loaders for its snow removal needs, noting the value proposition of the machines and SDLG's retail snow program.

BKT debuts its biggest agri radial tyre at SIMA

At SIMA 2019, the Paris International Agribusiness Show, BKT exhibited the new size of AGRIMAX FORCE, IF 750/75 R 46, as world preview.

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.

Supporting waste recycling

Repurpose It is using new technology to recycle huge quantities of material for re-use in the construction industry. The company has selected five new machines from Volvo Construction Equipment to help with loading and handling duties.

Volvo CE to go electric on smaller machines by 2020

The first machines will be unveiled at the Bauma exhibition in April 2019, followed by a staged market-by-market introduction and ramp up in 2020.

Reaching out to infra needs

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.

RIDING ON INFRA PUSH

Growth in the construction and material handling equipment market has pushed the prospects of small and medium range OTR tyres.

John Deere launches three L-Series utility wheel loaders

John Deere unveiled three L-Series utility wheel loaders - the 524L, 544L and 624L - that offer customers an intuitive solution, ideal for projects that require agility and versatility on the job site or farm.

Machine Control -The way you want it

Murphy by Enovation Controls works with OEMs globally bringing together different aspects of their equipment enhancing features, making it user-friendly, smarter, safer, and ultimately more efficient.

CE components market overview

The components, accessories and spares market is all set for a renewed growth in future in the light of increased construction activities.

SDLG to launch new wheel loader

SDLG will be unveiling a new 5 t-rated wheel loader in India during bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018.

Partner Rentals chooses SDLG for Northeast rental fleet

Partner Rentals, a Kingston, New York-based equipment rental house, is adding SDLG wheel loaders to its fleet.

A key ingredient in mining industry

The mining equipment market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a faster pace in the coming years. VG Sakthikumar elaborates more on the trend and Schwing Stetter's solutions for the mining industry.

We offer much more than just the live auctions

Ritchie Bros is one of the largest equipment platforms worldwide, transacting hundreds of thousands of items each year. Eduard Faig, Regional Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa and Asia Subcontinent, Ritchie Bros elaborates on the company's presence in the global market and its future plans for India.

New rigid haulers in Asia-Pacific

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has added to its industry-leading hauler portfolio for Asia-Pacific with the introduction of four new models: R45D, R60D, R70D and R100E.

Productivity gains

Volvo fleet helps Melbourne aggregates company thrive, enhance productivity. The Burdett Group says using Volvo equipment has become a good habit as the company dramatically expanded its operations.

Volvo CE debuts new range of rigid haulers in Asia-Pacific

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has added to its hauler portfolio for Asia-Pacific with the introduction of four new models:

SDLG targets further growth in motor graders, wheel loaders in India

According to SDLG, from 2013 to 2017, the company?s wheel loader sales increased by more than 60 per cent in India. The company grew its market share for motor graders with the introduction of the G9190 in late 2013, and then the smaller G9138 in 2016.

SDLG launches L958F wheel loader in Australia

At the largest agricultural event of Australia, AgQuip, SDLG unveiled the L958F wheel loader to over 100,000 attendees. Replacing the older 5 t-rated LG958L, the L958F will support various construction activities, including material handling, land clearing and general earthmoving, according to the company.

We aim to achieve 10 per cent market share in wheel loaders

While Tata Hitachi is maintaining itself as the market leader in excavators in India, the company is aiming to have a decent market share in wheeled equipment segment also. Sandeep Singh, Managing Director, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Co, shares more about the market and the company's plans.

Filters for efficiency

Hydraulic filters keep hydraulic fluids in an equipment free of contamination. Filter segment is developing further with a range of filters with new materials being introduced in the market.

Magna doubles production at Netherlands plant

Six months after the opening of the production at the Hardenberg factory in the Netherlands, Magna Tyres Group has completed the first expansion of almost doubling the production capacity

Poised for growth

Bulk material handling systems are mainly used in coal and mineral processing applications, ports for handling bulk cargo, food processing, sand, gravel, etc. Conveyor systems are the majorly used bulk material handling equipment.

Quiet but powerful performance

Powered by an 8-litre Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant engine, the L110H wheel loader combines high performance with low emissions and low fuel consumption.

SDLG celebrates 1,000th wheel loader sale in Indonesia

SDLG has seen three consecutive years of growth in wheel loader sales in Indonesia and is expecting another strong year ahead. Between 2014 and 2017, SDLG wheel loader sales rose 40 per cent in Indonesia. The company was also the market leader for wheel loader sales for this period.

L&T opens service centre in Singrauli

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has set up a new Service Centre in Singrauli, the heartland of India's coal industry.

Helping in cement production

Five SDLG wheel loaders are helping to load mud and petroleum-contaminated soil onto trucks every day at an oil field in Sumatra. The material is then taken away and recycled into cement so that nothing is wasted.

Concrete savings with SDLG wheel loaders

The Indonesian company PT Varia Usaha Beton bought 10 new SDLG wheel loaders to help it move rocks, stones, and aggregates at both batching plants and crushing plants it owns in East Java and West Java.

Liebherr's specialist machines

Liebherr will showcase its range of equipment at IFAT 2018, the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, which takes place in Munich during May 14 to 18, 2018.

L&T opens service centre in Singrauli

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has set up a new Service Centre in Singrauli, the heartland of India?s coal industry. The new facility was inaugurated by Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President & Head, Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro in the presence of a galaxy of top customers from public sector and private companies.

SDLG hosts factory visit of dealers, customers

In May this year, SDLG hosted 150 customers and dealers from seven countries across Asia at its manufacturing facility in Linyi, China.

Raising the bar

Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has set road project award and construction targets of 55 km per day and 45 km per day, respectively.

Liebherr to showcase specialist machines at IFAT 2018

Liebherr will showcase its range of equipment at IFAT 2018, the world?s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, which takes place in Munich during May 14 to 18, 2018. In hall C5 at stand 151/250, Liebherr will showcase specialist machines for the recycling industry and waste management.

Improving efficiency of agri soil plant

Agriculture in Qatar was strictly limited due to the country's harsh climate and lack of arable land. But in 2011, Khulaifi Al Nuaimi began producing agricultural soil composed of sand, silt and clay that has proven to be 80 per cent more effective than the country's previous soil solutions.

Bringing river back TO its ORiGINAL FORM

Close to a decade after one of the most volatile volcano eruptions hit the Central Java region, a Volvo excavator is helping to return the Pabelan River back to its original form.

Infrastructure Revival to Push CE Growth

The infrastructure sector is today undoubtedly one of the strong pillars of the Indian economy and the current Union Government is strongly focused in its approach towards development of infrastructure.

Earthmovers from SEM

With the increased government spend on infrastructure projects, more and more new players are entering into the market and taking up smaller contracts. These customers are on the lookout for ready-to-run (reliable and affordable) products at an affordable price.

We will take small steps to build ourselves

When I joined the company, I spent three months to understand the company, people, dealers, vendors, etc. I first identified the pain areas and major gaps and then prioritised the major actions we needed to take.

Wheel loader market is expected to grow by 17-18%

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.

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.

Volvo rocks at Quarry operations

For over 30 years, Traralgon-based Matthews Quarries has built its reputation on an ability to deliver aggregates on schedule. With rising momentum in new road and rail projects in Australia, the company has now added three more Volvo machines to its fleet-an EC750D excavator and two A45G haulers-to meet growing demand and ensure it maintains its hard-earned reputation for reliability.

LiuGong completes 15 Years in india

LiuGong India, a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery, announced completion of its 15 years business in India with a gala celebration for business partners, supporters and media.

Wheel loader market is expected to grow by 17-18%

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.

Moving Ahead

OTR tyre market is divided majorly into three segments: mining, construction and industrial equipment, agriculture vehicles and others. Mining, construction and industrial equipment such as loaders, bulldozers, tractors, forklifts, backhoe loaders, cranes, excavators, wheeled loaders, industrial trucks, skid steer loaders, etc

The big movers

Being the major equipment class in the infrastructure development activities, Earthmoving equipment sees further demand growth in future owing to an anticipated growth in construction activities.

Mobilising growth

Tyres are important components of a vehicle or machine for making it mobile. When we think about tyres, the first thing coming into our minds is a vehicle. Automobile is the largest user of tyres.

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.

An opportunity to see how technology is shaping for Indian customers

We are seeing most activities in the road building sector with numerous projects progressing. Understandably, we are seeing the highest levels of demand for excavators, compactors and pavers for this application and its associated industries.

Excon will further boost the mood of the construction industry

There has been substantial growth in the overall construction equipment (CE) market in the last one year due to huge investments being made by the government for infrastructure development in the country.