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Amit Banerjee has been appointed as Director (Rail & Metro Business) and Member on the Board of BEML.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

BEML’s stride towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ wins Equipment India Awards

The awards were given in recognition to the best selling companies in various construction equipment categories.

BEML appoints Amit Banerjee as new Director (Rail & Metro Business)

Amit Banerjee has been appointed as Director (Rail & Metro Business) and Member on the Board of BEML.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

BEML bags high mobility vehicles order from Defence Ministry

BEML received order from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for supply for 330 high mobility vehicles, for Pinaka Project at an approximate cost of Rs 842 crore.

Towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’: BEML adds new products

BEML has introduced a range of mining and defence equipment developed indigenously and opened new Industrial Design Centre.

BEML launches new indigenous products

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched BEML’s indigenously designed and developed products

BEML’s Industrial Design Centre inaugurated

BEML’s Industrial Design Centre (IDC) located at its Bangalore Complex was inaugurated by the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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.

New Director (Defence Business) at BEML

AK Srivastava has assumed charge as Director (Defence Business) and nominated as member of the Board of BEML. Prior to this elevation, he was Chief General Manger, BEML Defence (Marketing).

New Director (Defence Business) at BEML

AK Srivastava has assumed charge as Director (Defence Business) of BEML.

BEML bags Coal India order for dump trucks

BEML bagged order from Coal India for supply of seven units of 150-T and eight units of 205E-T dump trucks under trial-cum-sale along with eight years spare parts contract.

BEML bags order from Coal India for dump trucks

BEML bagged order from Coal India for supply of seven units of 150-T and eight units of 205E-T dump trucks under trial-cum-sale along with eight years spare parts contract.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Best debutant award

Ankit Goel, Chief-R&D, Escorts Construction Equipment (centre) receiving the award from Steve Jones, Senior Director, Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics (right), in the presence of Pratap Padode, Founder and President, FIRST Construction Council (left).

fpsi conference on fluid power industry

The series of FPSI meetings held in Bengaluru for the fluid power fraternity comprising hydraulic, pneumatic and mechatronic industries, discussed and deliberated the key market trends and industry initiatives.

BEML Flags off Nation's First 150T Electric Dump Truck

BEML has launched an indigenously developed nation's first 150T electric drive rear dump truck, with an objective of strengthening the Make in India initiative that will address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

Show of Innovations

With 614,000 sq m of space, about 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries and more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, the largest bauma ever held was once again a bauma filled with records.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

The sixth Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

beml launches India's first 205T electric dump truck

BEML has launched an indigenously designed and developed nation's first 205T electric drive rear dump truck (Model BH205-E). This is expected to address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

Pioneering Growth

Traditionally known for aerospace, engineering and IT, Bengaluru is fast emerging as a construction equipment (CE) hub in India with major players expanding their base in the city.

BEML flags off nation's first 150T electric dump truck

BEML has launched an indigenously developed nation's first 150T electric drive rear dump truck, with an objective of strengthening the Make in India initiative, that will address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

BEML flags off India?s first 205T electric dump truck

BEML has launched an indigenously designed and developed nation?s first 205T electric drive rear dump truck (Model BH205-E). This is expected to address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

BEML, HEC join hands for mining equipment

BEML Ltd and Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) Ltd will jointly manufacture and market heavy engineering and mining equipment in India. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this joint initiative has been signed recently by the two companies.

BEML flags off nation?s first 150T electric dump truck

BEML Ltd, a public sector company under the Ministry of Defence and a premier manufacturer of mining and construction equipment, has launched an indigenously developed nation?s first 150T electric drive rear dump truck, with an objective of strengthening the Make in India initiative, that will address the growing demand for higher capacity equipment in the mining industry.

CIL to buy equipment worth Rs 120 bn in 2-3 years

Coal India Ltd (CIL) is planning to procure mining equipment worth Rs 120-130 billion in the next 2-3 years to ramp up its coal production.

BEML unveils diesel electric tower car for Railways

BEML has inaugurated the self-propelled 8-wheeler diesel electric inspection and maintenance OHE tower car (8W DETC) at its Bengaluru complex.

bauma CONEXPO bullish on Indian CE market

With the upward trend in the Indian construction machinery market continues, bauma CONEXPO INDIA is preparing for a vibrant event this year.

Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosts 5th EQUIPMENT INDIA Annual Awards

The Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosted the 5th EQUIPMENT INDIA Annual Awards at Hotel LALIT in New Delhi on Friday 16th February, 2018.

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.

We foresee increased participation from neighbouring countries

Infrastructure sector is one of the key drivers for Indian economy and also constitutes primary market for construction machinery. This sector is mainly responsible for propelling India's overall development and enjoys prime focus from government for policy initiatives.

BEML opens warehouse office in Pune

BEML has opened a spare parts and warehouse office at Pune, Maharashtra. The office was inaugurated by Lt General Giriraj Singh, Director General Ordnance Services, in the presence of Deepak Kumar Hota, Chairman & Managing Director, BEML.

ICEMA Wins,Ban Dropped

Recently, the Supreme Court heard an application by the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers' Association (ICEMA) and the Tractor Manufacturers' Association (TMA) as they sought a clarification on the ban on the registration of BS-III vehicles after March 31, 2017.

Optimising efficiency

With the construction, mining and infrastructure projects are growing faster, there is a growing demand for productive and efficient equipment in various projects. This will boost the demand for technologically superior lubricants to meet the industry needs.

BEML?s windmill park dedicated to nation

BEML Ltd has set for itself an unique goal of utilising 100 per cent renewable energy for its consumption. In this endeavour, the company?s 9 MW windmill park installed at Dammur village, Bagalkot district in Karnataka was dedicated to the nation by the Defence Minister Arun Jaitley through video-conferencing from Delhi.

BEML bestowed with Raksha Mantri Award

BEML Ltd has received the ?Raksha Mantri?s Award for Excellence? under the Group Award category for Design and Development of 180 tonne class electric hydraulic excavator BE1800E.

Machine control systems are the future in India

MOBA is a German company that provides automation solutions for moving machines. Speaking to EQUIPMENT INDIA, Samip Desai, National Manager, Moba Mobile Automation (I), explains the company's activities and solutions for the Indian market.

Equipment India awards & ceo forum 2017

It was 6.15 p.m. with 15 minutes more to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.

Equipment India Awards 2017 and CEO Forum

The evening of April 21, 2017, was a proud occasion for Equipment India as the industry stakeholders gathered in large numbers at New Delhi's heritage Claridges Hotel, to celebrate the 4th Annual Equipment India Awards and be part of the high-level discussion at the CEO Forum.

Emerging market trends

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Karnataka state office conducted an All India Servo Auto OEM meet in Bengaluru recently. With the theme 'Driving the Xtra Mile', the meet was aimed at sharing and deliberating the latest developments in emission norms, fuel technology, lubricant technology, greener fuels, vehicle technology and after treatment devices. The purpose of this programme was to strengthen relationship with valued customers and other stake holders and to position Servo as one-stop solution

BEML bags PSU award

BEML has been bestowed with Hindustan PSU Award under the category of ?Fastest Growing Organisation ? Miniratna.? The award was presented by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, in the presence of Piyush Goel, Union Minister of State for Power, Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State for Petroleum, and Manoj Sinha, Minister of State for Railways & Communication. Umesh Chandra, Executive Director, BEML has received the award on behalf of the company.

BEML exhibits its prowess at IMME 2016

BEML participated in big way in the IMME 2016, the 13th International Mining & Machinery Exhibition and Global Mining Summit being held at Kolkata last month.

On a Positive Note

The 13th International Mining and Machinery Exhibition 2016 (IMME 2016) held during November 16-19 concluded with a positive note on a possible turnaround of Indian mining industry in the coming years. The 13th Global Mining Summit (GMS) 2016 also held concurrently with the IMME 2016.

IMME 2016 all set to kickstart

The 13th edition of International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME 2016) is all set to kickstart on November 16. IMME is India?s largest and focussed trade fair for the mining sector and is scheduled to be held from 16 to 19 November 2016 at Eco Park, Rajarhat, Kolkata.

BEML sets up training centre

BEML Limited has recently set up a Service Training Centre at its Mysore complex. Inaugurated by Deepak Kumar Hota, Chairman and Managing Director, BEML

BEML sets up training centre at Mysore

BEML Limited has recently set up a Service Training Centre at its Mysore complex. Inaugurated by Deepak Kumar Hota, Chairman and Managing Director, BEML, the new service training centre has exclusive training facilities to educate the personnel on mining and construction equipment like dumpers, motor graders, water sprinklers and BEML engines.

Rolling On Smoothly

Bearings are an integral part of equipment which increase efficiency by reducing friction, while maintaining the operational requirements. In this fast moving age of industrialisation, efficiency is the key to success. Construction equipment operates in very demanding environments

Essential for Road Building

Commitment towards infrastructural development and faster implementation of road projects to desired specifications are driving the growth of the motor grader market in India.

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

BE220G Hydraulic Excavator

BE220G is a versatile machine and is well-proven on tough jobs including quarry applications.

3rd Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO FORUM

The evening of March 16, 2016 was a matter of pride for EQUIPMENT INDIA as a large number of stakeholders from the construction equipment (CE) community gathered at the Commission Hall of FICCI Delhi to celebrate, in letter and spirit, the 3rd Annual Equipment India Awards.

ZF transmissions are tailor-made for different applications

ZF has recently strengthened its business development footprint for the Indian market through establishing a local engineering resource. Suresh KV, President for ZF in India elaborates on the company?s solutions to the CE industry.

BEML establishes office at Leh

BEML has opened its district office at Leh. The office was inaugurated by Brig. BS Sandhu, Chief Engineer, Himank Project of DGBR.

BEML rolls out biggest dump truck

BEML, a premier mining and construction equipment manufacturer, has rolled out the country?s first electric drive rear dump truck BH205-E for large scale coal mining applications.

New BEML motor grader

BEML has indigenously developed and launched BG405A motor grader with BS III compliant engine of 119 hp net, and is certified by Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) for deployment in the infrastructure/construction sector.

BEML bags EEPC award

BEML has won the Star Performer Award in the export category instituted by EEPC India. KN Bhat, General Manager - Exports, BEML, received the award at a function held in Chennai. During 2012-13, BEML exported goods worth Rs 198.13 crore to various countries including West Asia with entry to Taiwan and Gabon.

The Customer is King!

The takeaway was simple. Every Equipment India (EI) Award winner had one person to thank above all: the customer. Dedicating the Equipment India Person of the Year award to over 1,500 employees, over 8,000 customers,

BEML launches new series motor grader

BEML has indigenously developed and launched BG405A motor grader. This is designed with articulated boom and has a compact wheel base with 10 ft blade and has turning circle radius of 6.5 m

Bearings should perform in harsh environment

Bearings should not only be capable to withstand high dynamic loads but also high vibrations, heavy shock loads, contamination, take care of shaft misalignment

BEML Launches Motor Grader

BEML has indigenously developed and launched BG405A motor grader equipped with BS III compliant engine with net horse power of 119 HP. The new model is certified by ARAI for deployment in the infrastructure / construction sector.

Machine Control Technologies

There is a tremendous potential for machine control technology particularly in India as we are a developing nation with huge mass of natural resources and nearly 70 per cent of infrastructure is yet to be built and developed.

5S is one of the major tools in our ?house of excellence initiatives.

From its first product, an operator cabin developed for L&T-Poclain excavator in 1976, Harsha Engineering has come a long way manufacturing a wide range of products for earthmoving, mining, food processing, and other OE manufacturing companies based in India.

Our core strength lies in manufacturing

We have come out with Phase I with the launch of three products. Phase II, basically excavators, will be launched looking at the market trends. Beyond that it is going to be the cranes. This is how our company is going to proceed

1st Annual Equipment India Awards 2013

Poised to become the third largest market for construction equipment, India is now a major hub for manufacturers globally. The Indian industry, to its credit, has also remained ahead of the demand curve and has brought in the latest technologies and a variety of equipment to fit all sorts of applications. A report on the first-ever Equipment India Awards held in New Delhi on 14 November 2013...

We enjoy a monopoly in some segments because of the matchless attributes we offer.

Moba has rich expertise in mobile automation backed up by robust electronics, sensors with high quality, and strong technical application knowledge which has enabled Moba to build solutions which are effective, reliable and easy to operate. Such systems demand the withstanding the highest degree of vibration, exposure to dust, water and heat

BEML eyeing 23% growth

BEML is eyeing a growth of 23 per cent in its turnover, at Rs 5,000 crore during the present financial year (2012-13). The company achieved a turnover of Rs 4,077 crore during year-ended 31 March 2012.

Mining Challenges

IME is a step by the Indian Government to infuse more funds, technology and managerial expertise in the mining sector as whole.There has been an overriding sense of urgency for mining industry to gravitate towards a new technology future where the focus is on system attributes of clean, continuous and smart technology.

Allison Powers BEML BH100

BH100, the largest rear dump truck produced by BEML and equipped with Allison automatic is designed to deliver outstanding productivity, reliability and durability, along with an increased level of manoeuvrability, comfort and safety.BEML, the premier earthmoving equipment manufacturing company under the Ministry of Defence.

CBF Technical Summit

The technical summit brought together loads of customers and gave a platform to get candid about its product line and enhance their knowledge on brake technology, international standards, product selection and maintenance.

BEML forays into Thailand

BEML, as part of its export strategy, has launched its products in Thailand by appointing Paragon Machinery as its distributor for Thailand. With this business association, Paragon will market the range of BEML products like dump trucks, excavators, loaders

Apex makes all major aggregates for a variety of CE

With annual sales of US$ 20 million an?d an asset base of over US$ 20 mi?l?l??ion, Apex is a one- stop shop for all fabrication and machining requir?ements. Apex is a leading supplier of finished fabricated assemblies and components to the light and heavy construction and earth-moving equipment industry.

We plan to achieve a turnover of Rs 10,000 crore by 2016-17

We have plans in place for over Rs 1,000-crore capex in the next five years that include our expan?sion projects, modernisation, new ventures and acquisitions," states V RS Natrajan, Chairman & Managing Director, BEML.

SGE Group is the exclusive distributors for Everdigm hydraulic crawler drills & attachments

We have tied up with Everdigm Corp, a Korean multinational, which has established a leading presence in manufacturing of construction and mining equipment and rescue ladder Industries, says Sourabh Tyagi, Managing Director, SGE Group of Companies.

Technology and R&D form the pillars of our growth strategy

?Considering the rapid pace of growth of ?radialisation? across product categories, we are investing heavily in expanding our capacities, both at existing locations and at the new green site location near Chennai,? says AS Mehta, Marketing Director, JK Tyres.

Excavators Settle In Comfortably

The market potential for hydraulic excavators in India looks to be most promising, as a large number of players have entered the scene. What's more, the boom is expected to last for quite some time. Agith G Antony digs up the facts.

RACING TO THE TOP SLOT?

India is currently the fourth- largest construction equipment market in the world; its share in the global demand has grown from three per cent in 2006 to six per cent in 2010, and is likely to further grow to eight per cent by 2015.

Mining Equipment: Mining Shows Promising Potential

Mining and quarrying activities have contributed significantly to growth, primarily in the sales of large-sized equipment over the last few years. Equipment India finds out the details from some of the major players in the segment.

Solving customer problems is at the core of our business

Solving customer problems is at the core of our business, just like it was when founder Henry Timken patented a tapered roller bearing design that made life easier for freight wagon operators and their mules, says Ajay Das, Managing Director, Timken India 0 - - 13568 14 95 2011-02-01 00:00:00.000 Equipment India Powerscreen at bC India

Powerscreen, one of the world?s leading providers of mobile crushing, screening and washing equipment, will be exhibiting some of its most popular equipment at bC India to be held from 8-11 February 2011, in India. Powerscreen will display the Powerscreen 1000SR cone crusher and the Powerscreen Metrotrak jaw crusher. Commenting on the forthcoming line up at bC India, Damian Power, Powerscreen Global Product Line Director, said, ?The fact that the machines to be showcased at bC India have been manufactured in India further reinforces the Powerscreen commitment in the development of local economy and infrastructure.? The 1000SR mobile plant combines the high performance of the popular tracked 1000 Maxtrak with a double deck sizing screen and a re-circulating system, all on one single tracked chassis. This enables customers to take advantage of the site-proven benefits of the Automax(R) cone crusher incorporated into a closed circuit screening plant, thereby eliminating the need for separate screening. This versatile, mobile plant is ideally suited for secondary and tertiary applications in quarrying, where high quality, low flake, single size aggregate and sub-base materials are required. The 1000SR accepts an ?all-in? clean feed and produces high throughput, excellent reduction and product shape, whilst allowing operators to recirculate oversize from the screen, or to stockpile it, if required. In addition, the plant is also able to produce two further screened product sizes when the optional additional stockpiling conveyor is included, while other benefits include quick set-up time and excellent product shape characteristics.

Construction , Update , Portal , Magazine , February , Equipment India , 2011 , India , Powerscreen , mobile crushing , screening , bC India , Damian Power , infrastructure , Automax(R) , stockpiling 0 2011-02-24 11:37:47.927 22 Powerscreen, one of the world?s leading providers of mobile crushing, screening and washing equipment, will be exhibiting some of its most popular equipment at bC India to be held from 8-11 February 2011, in India. 0 - - 13569 14 96 2011-02-01 00:00:00.000 Equipment India Alstom, Narva Estonia contract Alstom, a global leader in power generation equipment and services, has signed a ?950 million contract with Narva Elektrijaamad AS, a subsidiary of Estonia?s state- owned utility Eesti Energia, to supply two 300 MW units for a fossil fuel power plant based on Circulating Fluidised Bed (CFB) boiler technology in Estonia. The power plant, located in Narva, will be fuelled with local oil shale. This agreement includes a first unit of 300 MW for an amount of ?540 million and an option for a second unit of 300 MW for ?410 million, which could be exercised by the customer within the next 18 months. The new power plant will supply an important part of the country?s domestic electricity consumption and ensure Estonia?s compliance with the EU LCPD emissions directive by substantially reducing emissions. Under the terms of the contract, Alstom will design, manufacture, supply, install, test and commission the units. This includes the supply of final fuel handling, CFB boiler, steam turbine, flue gas treatment, automation and control systems and electrical systems for each unit. Construction , Update , Portal , Magazine , Equipment India , February , 2011 , India , Alstom , Power generation , equipment , Narva Elektrijaamad AS , Estonia , Eesti Energia , fossil fuel , power plant , Circulating Fluidised Bed , Narva , boiler technology , electricity , EU LCPD , emissions 0 2011-02-24 15:36:26.623 22 Alstom, a global leader in power generation equipment and services, has signed a ?950 million contract with Narva Elektrijaamad AS, a subsidiary of Estonia?s state- owned utility Eesti Energia, to supply two 300 MW units for a fossil fuel power plant based on Circulating Fluidised Bed (CFB) boiler technology in Estonia. 0 - - 13570 14 96 2011-02-01 00:00:00.000 Equipment India Volvo Trucks signs on dealer Vexor Volvo Trucks France acquired French dealer Vexor, which goes under the legal name of Whel. Since 1972, Whel has operated an authorised Volvo dealership that employs 110 people. The purchase encompasses 10 workshops situated in northern France as well as a truck rental operation. The investment is in line with the Volvo's strategy to be present in areas with major traffic hubs and a high density of trucks, thus making it closer to its customers. With this acquisition, we feel that we have the coverage in and around major French cities. It enables us to offer an innovative service concept through our Volvo Truck Centres," says Jean-Noel Thenault, MD, Volvo Trucks France.

Road Equipment: Green Light for Road Equipment

With more than 60 per cent of the cargo movement being done by the road network, the focus will be on road infrastructure which in turn, will provide great impetus to the growth prospects of road construction equipment.