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L&T delivers 3000th indigenous compactor

The roller was handed over to Neelesh Kumar Singh of Anmol Associates

Up-grading roads!

The road construction industry in India is undergoing a paradigm shift. Robust demand, higher investment and significant policy support in the road construction industry are driving the demand for motor graders in India.

Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

Improving efficiency

Hydraulic motors are among the most commonly used motors across a wide range of industries.

Atlas Copco Electric E-Air Compressors on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Between two of India’s most vibrant cities, a congestion-busting road is being built: the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. RVR projects is using Atlas Copco electric E-Air compressors for the tough job of shotcreting the tunnels.

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.

Sany and Danfoss introduce electric telescopic crawler crane

Sany has partnered with Danfoss to introduce an electric telescopic boom crawler crane, the SCE800TB-EV. It is the first volume model of crawler crane available on the market with a fully electric system featuring permanent magnetic synchronous motor technology, the company says.

Innovations in Mining!

Organised by CII, the 16th edition of the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) - India's only focused fair for the mining industry was held between 16 to 19 November 2022 at Rajarhat, Kolkata.

Mix it Up!

Tips for combining screen media for maximum efficiency.

Escorts Kubota Q2 standalone net profit at Rs 87.7 cr

Q2 standalone profit before exceptional items and tax at Rs 191.5 cr.

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.

Mining opportunities!

Government’s thrust on coal mining is expected to significantly impact demand for mining equipment.

INTERMAT’s first edition in India concludes successfully

The three-day event witnessed a wide range of construction materials on display, an insightful finance conference and launch of new equipment machineries.

What’s driving the demand?

Increasing demand for novel construction equipment is expected to drive the global undercarriage components market in the upcoming years.

Why outsourcing warehouse operations are more effective

Aditya Vazirani of Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions discusses warehousing, which has emerged as one of the most crucial aspects of the modern supply chain.

CE industry stalwarts honoured at Equipment India Awards 2022

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

Komatsu wins Innovation of the Year award for KOMTRAX

Komatsu India won the Innovation of the Year – Components & Accessories award for their product – KOMTRAX – during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

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.

Rent or lease – what’s the best option

Satin Sachdeva provides an ideal model – OEMs should sell equipment to equipment rental companies with the support of financers.

Manitou: Spearheading the growth

Manitou has a wide range of telehandlers for every segment, for every application.

Poised to higher grow

The demand for telehandlers has been increasing steadily, especially from the infrastructure construction and mining segments over the coming years.

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

INTERMAT’s first edition in India concludes successfully

The three-day event witnessed a wide range of construction materials on display, an insightful finance conference and launch of new equipment machineries.

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Franna hosts a successful first-ever Open Day in India

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

JK Tyre drives into India’s highest motorable region with Total Control

Expands its nationwide presence by opening its first Steel Wheels showroom in Ladakh UT

Schwing Stetter launches XCMG hydraulic excavator and wheel loader range

Aims to reach the biggest market for quarry machines in Tamil Nadu

CEMCO celebrates 60th anniversary

CEMCO Inc., an industry leader in manufacturing portable and stationary VSI crushing systems, celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Doosan’s first “smart excavator” – DX225LC-7X

Doosan Infracore North America has added an electronically-controlled excavator model with machine-assisted technologies to its next generation of crawler excavators in the United States.

Diamond Mowers’ new mulcher for mid-sized excavators

Two new mulching heads designed for mid-sized excavators and tractors were recently rolled out by Diamond Mowers.

Komatsu India launches new water sprinkler WT 80KL

Komatsu India (KIPL) has introduced the super-giant water sprinkler model WT 80KL in India. This has been introduced as a retro fitment on 100 t (tonne) Komatsu dump truck model HD785-7 manufactured in Komatsu India’s manufacturing facility in Chennai.

Equipment manufacturers lead IoT mining revolution

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that can seamlessly connect vehicles, machinery and personnel in even the world’s deepest mines promise a new era of safety, productivity and profitability for underground mining.

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

Reducing inventory of lubricants

To consolidate and organise the inventory, the first and foremost step is to conduct a lube or lubricant survey.

Cutting Concrete's Carbon Footprint

With the ability to cut CO2 footprint by 25 per cent factory-based precast concrete production has the potential to save billions of tonnes of CO2 being emitted each year. So why is it so overlooked, asks Mats Jungar?

Trailer Maintenance Tips

To get the most from trailers, Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing and Lloyd Hair of Keen Transport provide some tips to prevent costly damage and keep trailers in top shape.

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.

Forging and components industry to experience 60% decline due to electric vehicles: AIFI

• The increase in steel, aluminium, and nickel prices have hammered the industry in India

Why Precast is Central to Cutting Concrete's Carbon Footprint

With the ability to cut CO2 footprint by 25 per cent factory-based precast concrete production has the potential to save billions of tonnes of CO2 being emitted each year. So why is it so overlooked, asks Mats Jungar?

Living on the Cutting Edge

Wilm Schulz of Haver & Boecker writes on embracing diagnostics technology to maximise plant productivity.

Automation: Need of the Hour

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

Loaded with opportunities

The wheel loader market is estimated to be valued at over $23.74 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to reach a CAGR of over 8.9 per cent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

Enhancing efficiency

India’s construction equipment market is growing quickly, and this is stimulating demand for bearings. The bearing industry is expected to grow at a rate of 9 to 10 per cent in the years ahead.

Key concrete equipment tech that meets user demands

The line-up of key concrete equipment available today spans pumps vibrators batching plants and mixers. Do these machines adequately meet user demands or are some features missing? Should this line-up include other equipment? We provide the answers.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

SANY Bharat delivers largest crawler crane to Sanghvi Movers

SANY Bharat, achieved a significant milestone by delivering four units of SANY SCC8000A 800-tonne crawler crane, India’s largest crawler crane, to Sanghvi Movers.

Gates India celebrates 25th anniversary

The Gates pavilion was inaugurated by Deepak Kacker, Director and Head Mining business of Kobelco on May 17, 2022, followed by a lamp lighting ceremony.

Succeeding With Standardisation

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

Reducing inventory of lubricants

Consolidation of lubricants in any organisation would provide many benefits that include savings in cost, minimizing the risk of cross-contamination, and mainly prevention of expensive machine failures.

Powering construction sites

The article evaluates the increasing impact of alternative sources of energy on the genset space.

Lifting up!

The hoist market is expected to grow at a CAGR of up to 7.3 per cent till 2025.

$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.

At Excon: Gates India celebrates 25th anniversary

Gates India Pvt. Ltd. (“Gates”) took part in Excon 2021, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

We plan to double our production capacity

ACE, one of the largest construction equipment players in the mobile and tower crane segments in India, showcased its upgraded and new backhoe loader models in different engine horsepower categories at Excon along with award-winning products like a special crane for piling, 360-degree slew pick-n-carry crane, and manlift crane.

Volvo CE’s New Electric Compact Excavators and Wheel Loader

Contractors can now pre-order any of Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest electric machines: the L20 Electric compact wheel loader and the EC18 and ECR18 Electric compact excavators.

Terex First All-Electric Bucket Truck

The most technologically advanced Terex bucket truck will start shipping out to customers in June. The Terex EV Aerial, an all-electric bucket truck on a Class 6-7 medium-duty chassis, will make its formal debut at the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference June 5-8 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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.

Succeeding With Standardisation

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

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.

3i Expo gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry

3i EXPO & Conference— hosted by Industrial Products Finder (IPF) from May 20-21, 2022 in Mumbai—received an arousing response from the Indian manufacturing sectors with senior representatives from some of the leading companies like Emerson, Godrej & Boyce, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, etc visiting the event.

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.

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

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

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

Bringing biodiesel on the market

Fuel costs and India’s reliance on foreign fuel sources are a constant concern for many construction owners whose businesses are heavily dependent on machinery that requires diesel. Many alternate energy sources have been discussed, researched, and used in the past but, for equipment, the primary form of alternate fuel has become biodiesel.

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.

Eyeing new heights

The year 2021 gave numerous ups and downs for the construction equipment and equipment financing industries. When the year comes to an end, the sectors look forth towards infrastructure as the ‘Growth Puller’ for the period ahead.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

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

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.

Machine Reliability: Concept, Reality And Remedy

Respective FMEA for each stage is conducted to assess how the risk is mitigated with the gradual implementation of best practices at the site.

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

Electrification will play an important role in defining the drive trains of the future.”

Customer remains at the centre of defining all our activities and it starts with understanding customer’s application and designing customised solutions, that consider the optimal performance requirements and deliver them in the most effective way.

Sustainability in logistics

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Towering Ahead!

The rapid expansion of the real-estate sector and the emergence of high-end infrastructure projects are driving the demand for tower cranes.

On the Move!

The market for mobile cranes is on the move driven by low-rise residential, commercial, and industrial building construction activity in urban areas.

Leveraging Technology

Through Technovation 2022, Schwing Stetter exhibited the concept of innovation through technology in the concrete and construction industries across the country.

Budget 2022 and a big infra push

The union budget can be termed as a growth-oriented one, with the government focusing strongly on world-class infrastructure development.

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.

Towering up

Crawler cranes are expected to see a surge in demand with the spurt in infrastructure development projects.

Upgrading Technology

Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.

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.

Paving the way ahead

While recent times may have been tough on construction equipment manufacturers, the compactor market is still brimming with optimism.

Companies all over the world are turning to digital integration to increase efficiency in the mining process.

In recent years, mining companies have adopted a growing range of digital solutions. Many have mechanised their operations, moved from the physical to the digital realm by adding equipment sensors.

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

A sustainable solution for waste management using Kleemann mobile screens

Kleemann MOBISCREEN MS 952 is double deck classifying screen equipped with 9.5 sq m screen casing.

What new construction equipment will 2022 bring?

The outlook on India’s construction equipment sector is optimistic since the country’s needs for infrastructure will continue to grow massively.

Packs a punch!

SLCM is expected to rise with the implementation of many new or stalled urban infrastructure projects.

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.

Earthmoving equipment is a staple of the construction industry

Satin Sachdeva, Secretary General, Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) and member Global Rental Alliance (GRA)

OTR tyre market has bright prospect

India OTR tyre market stood at 11.2 million units in 2021 and forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023. The market is likely to grow at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Wirtgen SP 1600 slipform paver sets world records during concrete paving

The SP 1600 slipform paver cost-effectively paves concrete surfaces for traffic areas, roadways, industrial areas or surfaces at airports, such as runways or taxiways, with a working width of up to 16 m and with unparalleled precision.

Reaching new heights

In India, construction hoists have become very popular in the past decade. They are usually used for high-rise towers of height 70 m or more undergoing construction or renovation.

Gearing up for future

The pandemic year has turned out to be a top gear 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.

Demand for high productivity and high-capacity machines are increasing

With over 330 years of innovation and passion, Husqvarna India Products provides construction professionals with support, service and a wide range of machines, diamond tools and all accessories that you need to cut, saw, drill, demolish, grind and polish concrete.

Major challenge is lack of standardisation of safety norms

Indiabulls Store One is leading rental equipment provide working on PAN India basis.

Automate point-to-point pile driving with Vermeer PD10

Vermeer's new PD10R drill, introduced at The Utility Expo and directed at solar installation contractors, now can be outfitted with point-to-point automated machine positioning technology.