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.
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.
Caterpillar has actively participated in diverse infrastructure and construction projects in India, bolstering the country’s development in infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors.
The Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) has asked for a single set of laws to govern all construction equipment machinery
Caterpillar is introducing a new generation of small wheel loaders, including the Cat 926, 930, and 938 models, which provide a wide range of innovative features and technologies to enhance safety, simplify operation, and lower overall lifecycle costs.
Nischal Mehrotra, Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Liugong India, speaks on the emerging technology trends in the earthmoving equipment industry in India.
At CONEXPO, Cummins showcased its new fuel-agnostic 15-liter engine platform with hydrogen, natural gas and advanced diesel engines offering low-to-zero carbon fuel capability.
Case Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction dealers in North America will soon take orders for compact and sub-compact wheel loaders made by Tobroco-Giant.
Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, showcased its world-class products equipped with advanced technology and digital-enabled service solutions at bauma CONEXPO INDIA.
Balkrishna Industries (BKT), the Indian multinational company and global player in the off-highway tyre market, has launched two ‘Made for India’ tyres under the sub-brand EARTHMAX namely the EARTHMAX crusher haul and EARTHMAX SR 34, dedicated to the Indian construction and mining sector.
Liugong has introduced battery-powered wheel loader 856HEMax– delivering all the benefits of electric power and zero emissions without sacrificing performance.
Infrastructure growth will play a significant role in achieving India’s target of being a 5 trillion economy by 2025. It is imperative to ensure sustainability during this journey, writes SP Rajan of L&T.
LiuGong is committed to offering sustainable solutions to its customers, and the company is actively working to reduce emissions, conserve resources, and improve efficiency in the construction and material handling industries
Arvind K Garg, Senior Vice President and Head, L&T Construction and Mining Machinery, speaks on the construction and mining equipment market in India.
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.
Trident specialises in the design, development and supply of application-specific industrial tyres for construction and material handling equipment.
Trident specialises in the design, development and supply of application specific industrial tyres for construction and material handling equipment.
L&T Construction Equipment (LTCEL) has dispatched the first batch of 25 special variant wheel loaders that are suitable for operation in harsh terrains – high altitudes and extreme weather conditions to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), an organisation engaged in serving strategic requirements of the nation.
Six new Gehl and six new Manitou articulated compact wheel loaders have been launched with plans for them to come to North America. They feature load capacity ranges of 1,534 to 3,307 pounds. Lifting heights are 8 feet 2 inches for the short-arm version, and 10 feet for the long-arm version.
The flagship of Volvo Construction Equipment wheel loaders, the 56-tonne L350H has been upgraded to increase productivity, fuel efficiency and profitability, the company says.
The wheel loader market is estimated to be valued at over $23.74 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to reach a CAGR of over 8.9 per cent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.
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.
All the models are embedded with the latest technology. Some of the other amenities that the machines have are boom deflection, Zero tail, modern canopy and AC cabin, for fatigue free operation of the operator, as well as built in Self Diagnostic modules for easy service and maintenance.
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.
Schwing Stetter India strongly believes in being customer-first. Over the past few years, the company has observed a growing need to become increasingly cost-effective for customers.
Excon is a large, popular and established platform for the construction equipment industry in India where corporates, large infrastructure companies, contractors and their subcontractors, project construction professionals and retail customers meet original equipment producers and suppliers.
As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.
Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.
At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.
With operating weights ranging from 8,422 pounds to 15,432 pounds, Yanmar’s V-series compact wheel loaders offer capabilities for a variety of applications while maintaining a small footprint, comfortable cab and ease of operation.
"Over the last few years, LiuGong has dabbled in the global quarry and aggregates markets, but the Chinese manufacturer now claims to be making a full entry into the sector.
Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.
Hemant Mathur, AVP – Sales and Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery, speaks on the overall performance of the mining sector in India, and the segments that are driving the demand for their products.
The refreshed 856H and 890H wheel loaders, as well as the 913FCR and 922F excavators, were on display at the recent World of Concrete in Las Vegas.
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.
To mark the 75th anniversary of L&T Construction & Mining Machinery business, Department of Posts, Government of India, released a special commemorative stamp today.
The corporate stamp was unveiled by Sharada Sampath, Chief-Postmaster-General, Karnataka Circle in the presence of SN Subrahmanyan, CEO & MD, Larsen & Toubro, Arvind K. Garg, Executive Vice-President, Construction & Mining Machinery Business, L&T and LK Dash, Postmaster-General, Bangalore HQ.
Cat D5, D6 and D7 dozers have now joined wheel loaders and excavators as Cat Command machines. Command for Dozing removes operators from the cab and gives them the ability to operate the machine using either a line-of-sight, over-the-shoulder remote console or a non-line-of-sight station.
Construction and Mining Machinery Business of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T-CMB) and Gulf Oil Lubricants India have collaborated to launch a range of genuine oils to cater to the distinct and technologically progressive needs of the Construction Equipment sector.
Bobcat’s latest entries into the compact wheel loader field include the L65 and L85 with standard bucket capacities of up to 1 cubic yard and a Z-bar front linkage.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas (HCEA) expanded its North American dealer network with the addition of Taylor Construction Equipment, a division of the Taylor Group of Companies headquartered in Louisville, Mississippi.
Since its foundation in 1985, SAB has invested in more than 50 Liebherr machines. New Liebherr XPower wheel loaders and an R 945 G8 are the most recent additions.
Schwing Stetter is the name synonymous in the concrete equipment segment. Over the years, the company has introduced several path-breaking products in the Indian concrete pumping industry such as SP8800 concrete pumps, CP 30 batching plants and the 10 cu m truck mixers, which became synonymous within the RMC industry.
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.
The construction equipment market has started to revive post the pandemic with increased demand of such machines and rising number of construction projects across the country.
In the current context, users prefer wheel loaders that deliver higher productivity at lesser operating costs, along with enhanced servicing of their machines across their work cycle.