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SAB purchases Liebherr wheel loaders & crawler excavator

SAB expands fleet with seven new XPower wheel loaders and an R 945 G8 crawler excavator

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: I expect this to be our best year

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.

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.

Wheel loaders can be used in any industry that deals with heavy loads

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.

Wheel loader market is dominated by 120-150 HP range equipment

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.

Confidence returns

FY2020-21 has turned out to be a top one for the construction equipment segment, which is riding on the government infra spend to see a more than 15 per cent year-on-year rise in domestic sales volumes in FY21 and a doubling of sales in Q1FY22 compared to last year.

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

Volvo Construction Equipment launches new equipment in India

Volvo Construction Equipment launched a new range of compactors, pneumatic rollers, pavers and wheel loaders for the Indian market.

SDLG launches six new machines custom-designed for the Indian market

SDLG in India, has launched the latest range of Wheeled Equipment which includes 4 Wheel Loaders and 2 Motor Graders which are specially customised and built for Indian working conditions.

JLG’s new high-capacity telehandlers, an alternative to wheel loaders

JLG has launched its new high-capacity 2733 telehandler as a viable alternative to wheel loaders. With a capacity of 26,600 pounds, the 2733 is the company's highest telehandler.

Narrowing of price levels between excavators & backhoes is expected to have an impact on volumes

The Indian backhoe loader market had been growing year-on-year for four straight years till 2018-19. It grew with a CAGR of more than 20 per cent per year, peaking in 2018-19. In 2019-20 the market shrunk by 20 per cent due to factors such as elections and constrained liquidity post the ILFS crisis.

JLG's new high-capacity telehandlers, an alternative to wheel loaders

JLG has launched its new high-capacity 2733 telehandler as a viable alternative to wheel loaders.

CASE Construction Equipment bags MP’s Best Employer Brand 2021

The construction equipment manufacturer has garnered this recognition for the second consecutive year.

We expect the demand to grow for hydraulic excavators

Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head-Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro

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.

CASE announces 60-day extension of warranty on all CE

CASE Construction Equipment announced a 60-day warranty extension on all construction equipment in light of the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic in the country. This extension is applicable on all such units whose warranty is expiring between May 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021.

L&T completes 75 years of CMB biz

Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational engaged in EPC projects, hi-tech manufacturing and services, has completed platinum jubilee of one of its oldest businesses, construction and mining machinery business (CMB).

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.

Volvo CE EC210D powering up east java quarry in Indonesia

Over the past decade, Indonesia has made huge leaps forward as it overhauls its infrastructure and with it demand for cement and minerals like gypsum and limestone have skyrocketed.

L&T’s construction and mining machinery business turns 75

The company is has achieved a lot over the years and is now one of the market leaders in the segment

L&T completes 75 years of Construction & Mining Machinery business

Pioneered industry by focusing on innovation, best-in-class service; marks supply of 60,000 cutting-edge machines in India.

BEML bag orders from Cameroon & Bangladesh

BEML, a ‘Schedule A’ company under the Ministry of Defence (MoD), received export orders from Cameroon and Bangladesh under Government of India-Lines of credit.

Volvo CE EC210D powering up east java quarry in Indonesia

A rental and general contractor company in Surabaya, East Java, already relies on some of the leading machines from Volvo Construction Equipment, as it excavates limestone to meet Indonesia’s infrastructure demands. But four new additions are taking the company’s work to the next level.

Takeuchi launches new attachment lineups

Takeuchi has started a new attachments program that offers more than 40 different Takeuchi-branded tools for the company’s compact excavators, compact track loaders and compact wheel loaders.

BEML bag orders from Cameroon & Bangladesh

The order for Cameroon has been received from Ministry of Economy, Planning & Regional Development (MOEPRD), Government of Cameroon for supply of 71 units of construction equipment consisting of bulldozers, excavators, wheel loaders, motor graders and compactors for their Cassava farm project.

Gmmco, Caterpillar new-gen motor Grader SEM 915

Gmmco and Caterpillar launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers. SEM 915 and other SEM models were showcased along with their features.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates IoT enabled, energy efficient facility in TN

Schwing Stetter India, one of the largest manufacturers of concreting and construction equipment’s across the country, inaugurated its fifth manufacturing facility in Cheyyar, Tamil Nadu.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

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.

What’s new – and what’s next – in sustainable asphalt production

Sustainability has been part of the roadbuilding conversation for decades. Yet improvements that make the methods and machines more environmentally friendly continue to gain momentum.

L&T compactors are very well established in the Indian market

L&T’s Construction and Mining Equipment business manufactures, distributes and provides after-sales support for construction and mining equipment for diverse industries and applications.

Manitou reorganises compact equipment division after tough 2020

Manitou Group has launched a new five-year business plan as it heads into 2021 and strives to recover from the pandemic-induced economic downturn.

Gmmco and Caterpillar launch new-gen motor Grader SEM 915

Gmmco Ltd and Caterpillar Inc launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers.

L&T wins multiple orders for construction and mining equipment business

The Construction and Mining Equipment business of Larsen & Toubro has secured multiple orders for supply of 90 units of Komatsu mining equipment from Coal India subsidiaries, leading infrastructure companies engaged with the coal sector and customers from the cement and iron ore sectors.

Mining reforms have brought the confidence back

Souma Ray, Director, Haulotte India shares his thoughts on the AWP market outlook and the company’s activities.

Trending mining equipment and features

The upcoming mining reforms are expected to drive the demand for advanced mining equipment technologies and solutions.

Self-reliance in mining equipment

With demand for mining machinery on the rise, it would be ideal for us to have Made-in-India mining machines.

L&T wins multiple orders for construction and mining equipment business

L&T to supply 90 units of Komatsu mining equipment to companies in coal, cement, and iron ore sectors

AS900tele for optimised jobsite logistics

Functioning as a loader, telehandler or landscaping tool, the AS900tele reduces the need for additional equipment and optimises jobsite logistics.

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.