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DICV to foray into battery electric market

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG (Daimler Truck) announced its foray into the Indian battery electric market with the all-electric, Next-Generation eCanter.

DICV to foray into battery electric market

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG (Daimler Truck) announced its foray into the Indian battery electric market with the all-electric, Next-Generation eCanter.

Daimler India Commercial Vehicle to foray into battery electric market

Forays into battery electric market with the all-electric, Next-Generation eCanter

Recent crane designs incorporate automation from the past few years

Neeraj Waghela, Head – Product Development, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), speaks on what sets the company’s cranes apart from competitors in terms of design, functionality, and performance.

DICV CY2023 business performance best-ever

Best-in-class MY24 BharatBenz trucks to drive business growth in 2024

CASE India extends its presence in Rajasthan

The company inaugurates new dealership in Jaipur

BharatBenz inaugurates new dealership in Indore

This facility is the 17 BharatBenz sales and service location in the state

Navigating the future

Ongoing advancements in technology, including the integration of IoT, AI, and automation, are revolutionising the construction and mining equipment market.

Grading the Future

As the demand for advanced road networks and improved connectivity continues to surge, the clamor for motor graders in the construction industry is reaching unprecedented heights.

Breaking New Ground

Excon showcased the latest in construction technology, reflecting India’s commitment to revolutionising the industry and establishing itself as a global leader in machinery innovation.

Vinita Singhania receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Indian Cement Review Awards

Vinita Singhania receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Indian Cement Review Awards

DICV inaugurates two BharatBenz regional training centers

The company aims to train 3,500+ BharatBenz drivers, sales and service personnel every year

BharatBenz, iQuippo tie-up to provide digitalised solutions to pre-owned CV customers

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG (Daimler Truck), announced a strategic partnership with iQuippo to offer digitalised solution for customers of pre-owned BharatBenz commercial vehicles

Navigating the Road Ahead

The market for sensor pavers is expected to grow at 7-8 per cent CAGR over five years.

BharatBenz, iQuippo tie-up to provide digitalised solutions to pre-owned CV customers

iQuippo is India's leading physical and digital marketplace for preowned vehicle sales

Schwing Stetter, Caterpillar, Tata Hitachi, ACE & SANY bag multiple awards at 11th Equipment India Awards

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 celebrated and rewarded excellence in eleven Bestseller product categories.

Schwing Stetter India wins big at Equipment India Awards 2023

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Sreeram V joins DICV as President & Chief Business Officer

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG (Daimler Truck) announced that Sreeram Venkateswaran has been appointed as President and Chief Business Officer, Domestic Sales and Customer Service, effective August 29, 2023.

Sreeram V joins DICV as President & Chief Business Officer

Sreeram will be the spearhead of BharatBenz in India.

There is a growing interest in electric wheel loaders

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: In step with India’s progress since 1930

Caterpillar has actively participated in diverse infrastructure and construction projects in India, bolstering the country’s development in infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors.

Rajaram K joins JCB India as Senior Vice President

Rajaram K, the former president and chief business officer who was steering the sales and marketing function at Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, has resigned from the company.

Selecting the right hydraulic hose

Hoses typically become heavier for any given length, with added layers of reinforcing wire, as the working pressure requirement increases.

Mini excavators are in high demand due to rapid urbanisation

E. Moses, Executive Vice President, Division Head, Kobelco Construction Equipment India, speaks on different models and specifications of mini equipment offered by the company.

CASE Construction Equipment commemorates its skill development initiatives

The brand reaffirms its commitment towards guiding and providing employability skills to aspiring youth through vocational training as a part of their conscientious CSR efforts in the country.

Caterpillar displays latest range of hydraulic excavators at its customer meeting

Cat® dealer, Gmmco, organised a one-day customer meeting at GMR Arena in Hyderabad, on 8 May 2023, to showcase the latest range of next-gen cat large hydraulic excavators.

The Versatile Workhorse

Telehandlers can perform a wide range of tasks in various industries.

Powering up the Earth

The need for earthmoving equipment is expected to increase due to the nation's fast urbanisation and infrastructure development requirements

Steering the market

Skid-steer loaders segment is one of the only few segments that has shown an increase in sales in 2022 as compared to 2021. The enormous growth in the market value of the construction sector will further fuel the nation's high demand for skid steer loaders.

DICV’s Sustainability Goals

Driving sustainability in our production and operations has been a key focus for DICV since our inception, says Satyakam Arya, CEO and MD, DICV.

Komatsu India committed to a future of sustainable growth

The company is targeting to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Liebherr flat-top crane at work on Mont Blanc

The crane needs to be compatible with the helicopter's load capacity

SCHWING Stetter launches 14 new products at bauma CONEXPO

Shri Nitin Gadkari launched one of the key products during the event.

Mobil launches 50% post-consumer recycled plastic pails in India

Mobil is taking steps to incorporate recycled plastics in finished lubricant product packaging

Bringing the CE industry together

As one of the largest trade shows for the construction machinery sector, bauma CONEXPO INDIA enjoys support from important policy influencers in the Central and State governments.

Better Screening is Free Crushing

Lars Bräunling of MAJOR provides diagnoses and addresses screen media issues.

Wacker Neuson’s launches compact excavator

The flagship model of Wacker Neuson’s latest compact excavator models was on display at Equip Expo 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Mix it Up!

Tips for combining screen media for maximum efficiency.

Smooth road ahead!

Roads and highways sector is considered to be the most vibrant infrastructure segment where a lot of activities ongoing consistently for a long time.

CE industry stalwarts honoured at Equipment India Awards 2022

Besides, the 10th Equipment India Awards 2022 presented 18 awards to construction equipment companies

JCB India launches three new excavators

These machines will be built at JCB India’s state-of-the-art factory in Pune

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.