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Wirtgen’s 90 exhibits and 33 world premieres

In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation.

Franna hosts a successful first-ever Open Day in India

The participants got a closer look at the newly-launched Franna FR-17 Crane

L&T ships special construction equipment to BRO for strategic needs

The special wheel loaders operate in temperatures between minus 20 degrees and 50 degrees.

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

Succeeding With Standardisation

Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing gives key considerations to optimise trailer fleets.

$5.13 Bn Opportunity!

Growing at a CAGR of 9.4 per cent, the Indian backhoe loader market is likely to touch $5.13 billion from $1.77 billion in 2021.

Hamm | HC Series: Advanced Engine Technology for Earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11t, are available with or without a drum drive.

Paving the way

The Indian market has a presence of technologically-advanced pavers with the presence of many national and international manufacturers.

Excon brings more cheer to the season

Excon was spread over 3,00,000 square meters of display area with the participation of over 800 exhibitors from India and abroad.

Crushing Need: Energy-Efficiency

Environmental and energy-cost issues make it vital for the crusher and screening equipment industry to focus on energy-efficient machines.

3i EXPO & Conference gets a rousing response from the manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

3i EXPO & Conference gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

Daimler India, PPS inaugurates BharatBenz dealership in Jabalpur

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in collaboration with PPS Trucking, inaugurated the new BharatBenz dealership in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur.

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

BharatBenz expands reach in Central India

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.

Vögele Mobile Power Feeder Increasing Footprints In India

Since 2006, the VÖGELE mobile power feeders, are in use in various national highway projects in Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat.

DICV’s Sustainability Goals

As an environmentally-conscious organisation, DICV is also moving forward along a roadmap that helps tackle climate change while spurring economic growth.

Satyakam Arya Appointed as Chairman of CII, Tamil Nadu State Council

Satyakam Arya has been at the helm of DICV’s commercial vehicle operations since 2018.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

Why CE industry needs automation

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades, and now they appear in most industries. Construction could be the next industry.

Gmmco, Caterpillar launch Workshop-on-Wheels to serve remote locations

The vehicle has been designed keeping in mind safety and utility for ensuring optimum service capability.

Ammann has scaled up production with range of 11 models of asphalt plants: MD of Ammann

Anand Sundaresan, MD of Ammann India, speaks on current demand trend for asphalt mix in India

Counting on diggers

Increasing demand for construction and infrastructure activities is anticipated to augment earthmoving equipment market growth in India over the next few years.

DICV’s ambitious sustainability goals for 2025 and beyond

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced its ‘Seven Statements for Sustainability’, a series of goals aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and protecting the local environment.

DICV’s ambitious sustainability goals for 2025 and beyond

DICV makes ‘Seven Statements for Sustainability’, aims to reduce carbon footprint and protect local environment

7th India Construction Festival

Organised by the FIRST Construction Council in Mumbai on October 22, the event successfully brought together the who’s who of the infrastructure and construction industry.

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

Growing at a steady pace

The Indian filtration equipment market is expected to grow at a steady pace despite tough market conditions

Bonfiglioli India: Winning through product innovations & tech

Bonfiglioli has been enhancing construction equipment performance, efficiency, productivity, and reliability for more than 40 years.

Daimler VP: We expect heavy truck market to grow by 60% in 2021

Rajaram Krishnamurthy, VP — Marketing, Sales and Customer Service, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles on key growth drivers of tippers and dump trucks.

Unlocking the mining potential

The future of the Indian mining equipment market looks good with opportunities in underground mining and surface mining.

We expect heavy truck market in India to grow by 60% in 2021

A healthy mix of construction activities, especially affordable housing and de-regulation of the mining sector with proactive private participation are reviving demand for the tippers segment.

Updates to Grove TMS9000-2 truck crane add more power & faster setup

Manitowoc’s 115 USt capacity Grove TMS9000-2 has been a firm favourite in the truck-mounted crane market ever since its launch in 2017.

Engine coolant is liquid engineering at work

If your engine uses a conventional, commercially available heavy-duty or fully formulated coolant, the corrosion inhibitors are used up over time, writes Andy Miller of Perkins.

Liebherr 34 K crane at work in Benelux region

The unique architectural landscape of the Dutch port city of Rotterdam laid at its feet: The 34 K, one of Liebherr’s fast-erecting cranes, was in operation at one of the tallest residential towers in Europe this summer, the Zalmhaven I. The De Zalmhaven development project along the Maas in Rotterdam’s Scheepvaartkwartier district is taking shape.

Hamm | HC series: Advanced engine technology for earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11t, are available with or without a drum drive.

How automation is changing construction industry

The construction sector is huge, but famously stubborn in its adoption of new technology. That is changing as advances in construction automation continue apace… including the development of construction robotics solutions.

Cat 424 backhoe loader gets complete design transformation

The new Cat 424 backhoe loader retains the rugged reliability of the Cat 424B2

Portable compressors play major role in mining, infra and construction applications

The construction sector has been again impacted by the onset of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Underground mining readies for IIoT revolution

With new innovative technology, companies are taking take digitalisation of mining operations to the next level.

Predictive maintenance: A new paradigm in heavy equipment

Predictive maintenance can help fleets avoid breakdowns while reducing maintenance costs by predicting when parts will fail based on performance data and other information.

Achieving sustainable energy savings by fixing air compressor leaks

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.

There are huge untapped opportunities in the crushers & screens market

V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries

We are committed to being a technological partner to CE OEMs

Pramod Francis, Head – Application Engineering, CCTY Bearing India

DICV opens virtual reality centre

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced the opening of a Virtual Reality Centre (VRC), a benchmark-setting innovation for the Indian CV industry.

The all-rounder

Integration of advanced technologies such as telematics and fleet management systems are providing a positive outlook to the market for telehandlers.

We expect the market for hydraulic excavators to grow by 20%

The excavator market peaked in FY2018-19 following three years of sustained growth led by increased government focus and investment in the infrastructure sector.

Tata Motors ‘Construck’ Range Of Mining Tippers

The mining sector is the backbone of the country’s growing economy, by providing valuable raw materials required by all major Industries. Sectors like power generation depend on continuous feeding of large amounts of coal for thermal power plants. With Industrial output and infrastructure on the rise, the need for iron ore, limestone, stone and other minerals/ores are growing as well. Growth in irrigation projects involving building of dams, tunnels, culverts, canals as well propel the demand.

We are well placed to take advantage of opportunities that India offers

Bonfiglioli India’s solutions are based on a wide range of products, including gearmotors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes and inverters. The company’s Country Manager, Kennady V Kaippally, speaks on the present size of transmission systems in India, and the segments that are driving the demand for these products.

DICV opens virtual reality centre

New Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) significantly reduces time and costs required for CV testing and development

Leading mining companies are now taking steps towards digitalisation

Alok Kumar Verma, Director – Mining Business (India Region), Hexagon Mining, elaborates on the mining scenario in India and how digital solutions can transform the industry.

Demand has started picking up

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.

CE sector secures jobs in a difficult environment

Globally, sales of construction machinery fell by three per cent in 2020, but the Chinese market grew by 30 per cent, so the global market excluding China actually slowed by 17 per cent.

Vedanta signs MoU with research institutes for value-creation from bauxite residue

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.

Bounce back

Construction equipment finance has bounced back after the pandemic-forced lull.

WIRTGEN: Driving excellence on greenfield pro-jects

Purvanchal Expressway is a prestigious greenfield project under construction in India. It commences near village Chand Sarai, located at Lucknow-Sultanpur Road (NH-731), district Lucknow and concludes near village Haidaria on National Highway No.19, before 18 km of Uttar Pradesh-Bihar border, in district Ghazipur.

Machine vision projects made easy

New Smart Camera supports changeover at full production speed.

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.

BEML hands over BE1800D hydraulic excavator to Coal India

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.

Graders for the future

Motor graders are having their moments under the sun. Infrastructure projects are pushing up demand for these machines.

L&T records highest sales of Komatsu PC210-10M0 machine in short time

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery hit a new milestone with the commissioning of 1000th Komatsu PC210-10M0 Hydraulic Excavator recently.

BEML to showcase aerospace products at AERO INDIA 2021

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.

Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

The leading SLCM manufacturer says it is investing Rs 140 crore to help in its plan to diversify its construction to roads, railways, energy, and irrigation.

There is clear room for the market to grow

Rajaram Krishnamurthy, Vice President - Marketing & Sales and Customer Services, DICV, shares his thoughts on the market scenario and the company’s strategy going forward.

Bharatbenz opens 10 new touch-points

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) inaugurated 10 new touch-points for BharatBenz commercial vehicles in an online event. Together the new facilities will add around 300,000 sq f of workshop space including more than 40 mechanical bays.

BharatBenz opens 10 new touch-points

Together the new facilities will add around 300,000 sq f of workshop space including more than 40 mechanical bay

Technology Rules at Alto Maipo Project

For Chile, the Rio Maipo is a stroke of luck to supply the nearby capital Santiago with energy: In the mighty ‘Alto Maipo’ power plant project, the planners are relying on European and - in particular - German technology.

New Concrete Pumping Solutions

Over the last three decades, the need for energy efficiency, higher productivity, easy mobility and flexibility has been the focus to meet the growing customer needs.

New Cutting Fluid for Bearings Protection

The EcoLine® cutting fluid offers multi-metal protection to bearings in shipping and storage and is an excellent environmentally sound alternative to petroleum derived products.

Accessing Difficult Construction Sites

MB Crusher units are a great tool for the agricultural and forestry industries that have to deal with difficult-to-access locations.

Pre-owned Equipment Market to Excel

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

Used Equipment Market to Flourish

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

BharatBenz dealer supports customers and people in Assam

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles’ (DICV) dealer partner for BharatBenz Trucks and Buses in Assam, Abutani Trucking is helping its customers and the underprivileged people of the state during the COVID 19 pandemic

DICV enters used CV segment with ‘BharatBenz Exchange’

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced the launch of ‘BharatBenz Exchange’, its new offer to the used commercial vehicle segment.

Can Mobile Cranes Lift the Mood?

Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?

DICV to expand production at Chennai facility

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Tamil Nadu to invest Rs 22.77 billion at its Oragadam plant.

DICV to expand production at Chennai facility

DICV signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Tamil Nadu.

DICV opens new BharatBenz dealership in Tamil Nadu

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) in association with KUN Trucking has inaugurated a new 3S (sales, service, spares) dealership in Villupuram and Maraimalainagar to cater to BharatBenz trucks and buses.

Loads of opportunities

Mining and construction activities are on a growth path in the country. New projects (big and small), demolition of old structures to reconstruct new ones and transportation of materials at construction sites, all these make the role of tipper trucks important these days.

Piggybacking earthmovers growth

Transportation of raw and processed materials to the desired location is the next but most essential activity arising out of earthmoving. In the infrastructure space, 5-35 tonne payload capacity tippers and dumpers are extensively utilised for this purpose.

Daimler?s Made-in-India trucks at IAA

German automaker Daimler AG showcased trucks manufactured at its Chennai plant aat the 66th IAA International Commercial Vehicles exhibition.

Daimler showcases Made-in-India trucks at IAA

German automaker Daimler AG showcased trucks manufactured at its Chennai plant aat the 66th IAA International Commercial Vehicles exhibition. The company, which is present in India through wholly-owned subsidiary Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), showcased BharatBenz3723R, a five axle rigid truck with a gross vehicle weight of 37 tonne at the exhibition.

Zooming Ahead

Trucks and heavy tractors for cargo haulage and transportation of aggregate materials, coal, overburden from mines, iron ore and other bulk materials, are riding the curve of exponential growth.

BharatBenz starts Ghaziabad dealership

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in association with Espirit Trucking, has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art BharatBenz dealership for its commercial vehicle brands in the National Capital Region (NCR), Ghaziabad.

DICV partnership with BharatBenz vehicle financiers

Celebrating its partnerships with leading players from the financial sector, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) held its BharatBenz Financier Conclave in Mumbai.

BharatBenz launches medium duty trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) launched its new generation of BharatBenz medium duty trucks dubbed MD IN-POWER. Featuring four new generation medium duty BharatBenz models (914R, 1214R, 1214RE and 1217C), the new trucks are launched each in a base and a premium variant

Successful Year for DICV

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, experienced a successful year 2015 as domestic sales increased by 37 per cent to 14,000 units on the strength of the BharatBenz brand?s powerful product lineup.

BharatBenz debuts at Excon

Or the first time, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) with its exclusive brand BharatBenz participated at the Excon exhibition 2015 in Bengaluru.

Close to market

Sominder Singh, Vice President, Domestic Sales, Product Management & Network of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV)

Sterling and Wilson bags Daimler contract

Sterling and Wilson has been awarded the SITC of complete electrical services contract for Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV).

BharatBenz ready with Bharat-IV

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced that its entire range of above 9 to 49 tonne trucks in current portfolio will now be available in Bharat Stage IV variant across the country.

BharatBenz MoU with banks

DICV signed two MoUs with Canara Bank and State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur to provide commercial vehicle financing packages to BharatBenz customers across the country.

DICV exports FUSO trucks to Cambodia

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan (MFTBC) started the export of its robust DICV-made FUSO trucks to Cambodia, making it the 13th market for DICV.

Daimler India at Hannover Fair

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a 100 per cent wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, participated at the 5-day (April 13-17, 2015) Hannover Fair

Teaming with multi-cultural exposure

Erich Nesselhauf handled global assignments in various countries in Europe and Asia including responsibility to kick start green field activities with a diverse mix of global and local teams with multi-cultural exposure.

Ready for Long Haulage

COMMERCIAL vehicle industry experienced one of the worst and the longest spell of recessions during last three years. However, the good news is that it is reviving now. The heavy-duty (HD) trucks industry hit the peak level in 2011 with a sales of 241,000 and it dropped to 130,000 in 2013.

DICV to Launch BharatBenz 3143

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a 100 per cent wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, is to launch its new BharatBenz 3134 for the niche deep-mining segment in the second quarter of this year.

DICV signs MoU with HP Gramin Bank

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank to provide commercial vehicle financing packages to BharatBenz customers across Himachal Pradesh.

Daimler premieres ?Made in India? trucks at Hanover

Daimler AG recently unveiled two world-class, highly competitive, Made-in-India products at the 65th Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) show in Hanover, Germany.

ISO/TS 16949 certification for Daimler India

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) received the TS16949:2009 certification for implementation and maintenance of Quality Management System in Design & Development and Manufacture of commercial vehicles.

DICV rolls our 20,000th truck from Chennai plant

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) crossed the milestone of the 20,000th locally produced trucks from its plant at Oragadam, near Chennai.