Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.
Leaks in the air compressors often tend to get ignored, but they can be a considerable source of energy wastage in an industrial compressed air system. The method of leak quantification can help in formulating a strategy to take a sustainable action on the compressed air leaks. How should you prioritise fixing quantified leaks and why is air audit expertise necessary in doing so? Conrad Latham of Atlas Copco explains.
The Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world.
Mahindra & Mahindra, part of the $19.4 billion Mahindra Group, introduced its BSIV compliant construction equipment with the launch of the new BSIV compliant Motor Grader - Mahindra RoadMaster G9075 & G9595 & Backhoe Loader – Mahindra EarthMaster SX, VX under the aegis of its Construction Equipment business.
Pre-Covid Indian MHE market has shown double digit CAGR since 2014. In-spite of Covid-19 pandemic and business being at standstill for almost four months in 2020, we saw a fast-paced recovery since August 2020, and witnessed the highest ever MHE market in March 2021 and in Q1 2021 which was fuelled by growth in economic activities.
While the pandemic affected all industries, it positively contributed to the bearings industry. By accelerating value chain processes, and building future capabilities, the industry quickly adapted to meet the demands.
VÖGELE is the world market leader in Asphalt paving and offers a right paver for every application with various combination of different paving widths and also offers state-of-the-art Power Feeders especially for the large-scale job sites to offer reliable, uninterrupted transfer of mix to the pavers.
Defence public sector undertaking, BEML recorded its highest ever turnover of Rs 3,557 crore for the FY 2020-21 against the previous year turnover of Rs 3,029 crore, a growth of 17%.
BEML Limited, one of the leading public sectors under Ministry of Defence, GoI, has rolled out the first prototype of Mechanical Minefield Marking Equipment Mk-II, built on BEML TATRA 6x6 an ‘Atmanirbhar’ product, developed through TOT from R&D E Engineers, DRDO.
Initially during first quarter of FY2021 there was decline in sales of hydraulic excavators due to pandemic. During second quarter the sales have improved and subsequently, during third and fourth quarter the sales of crawler excavators has picked up and ended with a total sales growth of 8 per cent compared to previous FY2020.
In the wake of this 2ndwave of Covid pandemic and to mitigate the oxygen shortages in the country for Covid patients, BEML has successfully started manufacturing960 LPM Medical Oxygen Plants at its KGF complex in record time under a ToT agreement with M/s.Defence Bio-Engineering & Electro Medical Laboratory, Bengaluru under DRDO.
Transmission, a key component in a construction equipment vehicle, plays a major role to the functionality of the vehicle, especially in the high frequency and heavy application.
BEML, one of the leading public sectors under Ministry of Defence, GoI, has rolled out the first prototype of Mechanical minefield marking equipment Mk-II, built on BEML TATRA 6x6 an ‘Atmanirbhar’ product, developed through TOT from R&D E Engineers, DRDO.
The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic brought us to a complete standstill. However, several companies have rose to the occasion and have come forward to help hospitals treating Covid-19 patients by supplying medical oxygen.
A reputed contractor in the eastern part of India found an ideal solution in the crusher bucket BF60. One of its esteemed clients is a well-known construction company in the Northeastern part of India. They are primarily into road construction and have a fleet of various types of construction equipment.
Earlier, interested bidders were told to submit their EoIs on or before March 1. However, the Government recently extended the deadline for submitting preliminary bids till March 22.
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.
Infrastructure is a silver lining in the pandemic for many States. With the lockdowns in place in most States during 2020 and reduced vehicle traffic, crews continued their road work and were getting more work done than usual.
Anirban Sen, Underground Business Manager Asia Pacific & India, Epiroc Mining, shares more on the demand trends and market outlook for tunnelling equipment. Epiroc Mining offers a wide range of tunnelling equipment for underground mining and underground civil work applications.
As part of “Atmanirbharta” mission, BEML has launched and handed over much-awaited ‘BE1800D hydraulic excavator’ at a function held at KGF; the equipment key was received by Binay Dayal, Director (Technical), Coal India.
Vedanta, India’s largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for value-creation from bauxite residue (red mud), which is a by-product generated during processing of bauxite into alumina using the Bayer process.
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 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.
The BE1800D hydraulic excavator is ‘Make in India’ equipment; designed, developed and produced in-house at the BEML’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in KGF complex.
Caterpillar, the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, enters the 50th year of manufacturing in India. The company has a long history of equipping its machines with leading-edge technology to increase the safety, productivity and efficiency of its operational sectors.
MV Rajasekhar, Director (Mining & Construction) and member of the board of BEML Limited has taken additional charge as Chairman & Managing Director of the company from Feb 01, 2021. He succeeded Dr Deepak Kumar Hota, who retired from service on account of superannuation.
BEML is a leading multi-technology ‘Schedule A’ company under the Ministry of Defence signed of MoUs with 11 entities to explore and enhance the business in Defence & Aerospace Sector in the presence of Rajnath Singh, Raksha Mantri at the Bandhan Ceremony, AERO INDIA 2021.
The local authorities are extensively using BEML’s BD50 Dozers and proving its usefulness in search, rescue and relief operations at the site of the recent glacier burst at the Tapovan Hydel Project tunnel in Uttarakhand, Chamoli district.
The modernisation of ports is a prerequisite. The various policy measures announced in the sector are expected to increase investor confidence in the sector which in turn will translate into great opportunities for growth in the port equipment market.
BEML is showcasing some of its prime products during AERO INDIA 2021, the biennial mega Aero exhibition, being held in Bangalore, from February 3-5, 2021.
MV Rajasekhar, Director (Mining & Construction) and member of the board of BEML Limited has taken additional charge as Chairman & Managing Director of the company from Feb 01, 2021.
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Amit Banerjee has been appointed as Director (Rail & Metro Business) and Member on the Board of BEML.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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
Commitment towards infrastructural development and faster implementation of road projects to desired specifications are driving the growth of the motor grader market in India.