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Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

Delhi govt approves first phase of elevated corridor in Najafgarh

According to an official statement, the Delhi government will build an elevated corridor in Najafgarh to relieve traffic congestion in the area.

BMC would spend Rs 60 bn to pave 400 km of roads

In the upcoming years will Mumbai's pitiful potholed roads ultimately be fixed? The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has chosen five large construction companies with a track record in building national highways to carry out the job and has eliminated small road contractors in order to execute the largest-ever civic contract to concrete 400 km of road for Rs 60 billion.

Brokk to display its smallest demolition robot at ConExpo 2023

The Brokk 70 is 35 inches tall and 23.5 inches wide.

Liebherr's last crane finishes work on Spin Tower in Frankfurt

Two 230 HC-L 8/16 and two EC-B cranes from Liebherr have been helping build the 128 m-high hotel and office tower

Creating Compact Foundations

The upward trend of mechanisation in the construction and road-building industries is expected to drive the compaction equipment market in India.

Future growth will be greater in the Indian market

Amit Nangre, Executive Director, SIT PTC India, shares information on how the company’s products are helping the OEMs.

Sooner there will be a trend of electrification in construction equipment

Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the company’s offerings for the mining segment, and the USPs of these products

We continually make investments to upgrade our facilities

Satya Ranjan Mohapatra, Deputy General Manager (IB & IS), Tide Water Oil, speaks major products from the company and its salient features.

Despite the Covid threats, we expanded by more than 20%

Biman Banerjee, Senior Manager, Branded Sales, Mallcom India, speaks on tackling the competition from Chinese companies

Going forward, we will have new products

Kaushik Sen, Country General Manager, Drillman Global, speaks on the IoT and digital technologies that are evolving in the business.

We are launching new ‘Made for India’ tyres

Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

Sweden likely to invest Rs 150,000 million in UP

Swedish businesspeople are interested in making investments in Uttar Pradesh totaling 150 million euros. According to a statement the business intentions were submitted at the Stockholm Investment Roadshow.

L&T delivers 3000th indigenous compactor

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery reached a milestone in the supply of indigenous equipment with the successful delivery of the 3000th L&T compactor.

Montabert to intro new breakers, demolition tools at ConExpo

Montabert’s new SD series of compact hydraulic breakers and Silent Demolition Tools will be unveiled at Conexpo-Con/Agg, held March 14 -18 in Las Vegas.

PM Modi inaugurates Kolkata Metro’s Joka-Taratala route

PM also inaugurated West Bengal’s first Vande Bharat Express train

We are looking for new products and new markets

Subrata Mitra, Group President, Vishwa Group of Companies, speaks on the major products of the company for the mining industry.

Future growth will be greater in the Indian market

Amit Nangre, Executive Director, SIT PTC India, shares information on how the company’s products are helping the OEMs.

We anticipate growth of 30 to 40 per cent this year

Ashutosh P Gokhale, Director, Oilmax Systems, speaks on Oilmax Systems and its offerings for the construction equipment industry.

The outlook for the mining industry is positive for the next two years

Dheeraj Panda, COO – Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Sany Heavy Duty India, speaks on the outlook for the mining sector in India, and the company’s major products in mining

The exhibition will bring together next-gen technologies to power India’s infra-growth ambitions

Bhupinder Singh, CEO, bauma CONEXPO INDIA, elaborates on what the construction and infra-development ecosystem can expect from the upcoming edition in Greater Noida, and why this is a decisive platform for large and emerging players in the equipment sourcing and manufacturing market.

We want to be India’s biggest marketplace for machinery and cars

Sameer Malhotra, CEO, and Sanjay Khanna, Business Head, Shriram Automall, speak on the market for construction equipment in India.

We introduce around 80- 90 new products every year

Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager – OE Sales, BKT Tires, speaks on the current market size of OTR tyres for the mining segment in India, and outlook on the OTR tyre market beyond 2022.

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.

We provide customised screening media solutions across any applications

Mohammed Hussain Khan, Managing Director, Flexiflow Industries, speaks on the latest products and solutions offered by the company for the Indian market.

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.

Bobcat reveals TL519, the smallest telehandler

Bobcat newest telehandler, the TL519, is set to officially launch at ConExpo-Con/Agg in March 2023.

Cat unveils ‘entry level’ assist system for mini excavators

Caterpillar has unveiled an affordable grade assist system for its 6- to 10-tonne mini excavators at Equip Expo 2022.

Kioti to finally launch its first CTL and skid steer

Kioti will be formally launching itself into the compact construction equipment market with the release of its first skid steer and compact track loaders in the first half of 2023.

Kioti to finally launch its first CTL and skid steer

Kioti had introduced the brand to its dealers in late 2020

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.

What’s driving the demand?

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

MYCRANE partners with PV-E electric cranes

to offer zero-emissions lifting equipment

ACE’s Sorab Agarwal is Equipment India Person of the Year 2022 at 8th India Construction Festival

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

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

LiuGong India wins Equipment India award for wheeled loaders

LiuGong India won an award in the Bestseller in Wheeled Loaders category during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Schwing Stetter bags Green Factory of the Year award

Schwing Stetter India won the Green Factory of the Year award during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB wins big at Equipment India Awards 2022

JCB India bagged three awards during the 10th BKT Tires Equipment India Awards 2022

Stalwarts of CE industry honoured at 10th Equipment India Awards

Sorab Agarwal is EI Person of the Year 2022

JCB India launches three new excavators

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

Machine reliability: concept, reality & remedy

Although FMEA is a pseudo-quantitative technique, it works well when applied seriously

Poised to higher grow

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

Franna hosts a successful first-ever Open Day in India

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

MYCRANE adds new crane types to enter short-term rental market

MYCRANE, the Dubai-based digital disruptor for the cranes and construction space, has added four new types of lifting device to its innovative online crane rental platform.

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

MYCRANE’s new crane types to enter short-term rental market

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

The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has witnessed a challenging time in the first half of 2022 as a result of increased input costs, particularly steel, aluminum, and nickel prices.

The market is shifting towards bigger vehicles in the tipper segment

We have a total of five manufacturing plants in India, of which four are located in North India and one in South India

Components industry to witness 60% decline due to EVs: AIFI President

AIFI has expressed concerns to the government over high steel, aluminum, and nickel prices, as the increase in steel prices has damaged the Indian forging industry

Miglani of ExxonMobil: Lubrication innovation can drive energy-efficient operations

Deepak Miglani of ExxonMobil on various innovations happening in lubricants sector for off-highway applications.

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.

B&B to showcase its innovation at IMHX

IMHX will open for business at the NEC, Birmingham, on September 6-8, 2022

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

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.

MYCRANE adds new crane types to enter short-term rental market

The company has added four new types of lifting device to its innovative online crane rental platform.

B&R servo drive now more resistant

The compact B&R servo drive is suitable for use in aggressive atmospheric environments and at temperatures as low as -25°C. The electronics of the ACOPOS P3 are protected from external influences by a special coating as standard, making the servo drive even more resistant.

Volvo testing first large electric excavator

Taking the next step to battery power for its machine line-up, Volvo Construction Equipment has electrified its first large crawler excavator as a customer pilot.

Manitou launches 12 new compact articulated wheel loaders

Six new Gehl and six new Manitou articulated compact wheel loaders have been launched with plans for them to come to North America. They feature load capacity ranges of 1,534 to 3,307 pounds. Lifting heights are 8 feet 2 inches for the short-arm version, and 10 feet for the long-arm version.

Kobelco’s new excavator brings the torque

Boasting more standard features and more power, Kobelco has introduced the SK260LC-11 conventional hydraulic excavator.

We provide customised screening media solutions across any applications

Mohammed Hussain Khan, Managing Director, Flexiflow Industries, speaks on the latest products and solutions offered by the company for the Indian market.

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.

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.

Escorts is now Escorts Kubota

Escorts and Kubota Corporation, Japan have decided to strengthen their partnership aligned to their vision of global leadership in farm mechanisation and spreading farming prosperity.

Bobcat Reveals New Electric Compact Excavator, E32e

Bobcat has unveiled its latest electric compact excavator, the E32e. The 3.9-tonne battery-powered excavator joins a growing line-up of Bobcat electric machines, including the E10e, its first electric compact excavator, announced in 2019, and the world’s first electric compact track loader, the T7X, unveiled earlier this year.

Liebherr's New Compact, Quiet 36 XXT Truck-Mounted Concrete Pump

The compact and quiet design of Liebherr’s 36 XXT truck-mounted concrete pump provides an appealing look and easy site manoeuvrability in one package, the company says.

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.

Motion launches Mi Fluid Power Solutions

Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, and a provider of industrial technology solutions, has formed a new fluid power business brand: Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS).

Succeeding With Standardisation

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

Why going electric is good for construction, mining & infra

Why make the switch from diesel portable compressors to zero-emission electric? The article lays out the top 10 reasons why going with electric is good for business.

Premium lubrication solutions for successful mining operations

As a core industry, the mining sector plays a significant role ininfluencing the economic growth of our resource-rich country.

Selecting the right genset

Commercial generators are often leveraged as a primary source of power when starting new construction projects.

$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).

Escorts Limited is now Escorts Kubota

Escorts and Kubota Corporation, Japan have decided to strengthen their partnership aligned to their vision of global leadership in farm mechanization and spreading farming prosperity.

Avant launches more powerful compact wheel loaders

Avant Tecno told the media that its new compact articulated wheel loaders are among the most powerful in their size class.

CEAT to provide tech for connected vehicles, EV components

CEAT has planned to diversify its product portfolio by offering the latest technologies for connected vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs).

New Epiroc VC 2000 Drum Cutter Works Like a Bucket

Where a regular drum cutter must move side to side to create an even trench, Epiroc’s new VC 2000 can achieve the same result by just going straight.

Succeeding With Standardisation

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

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

336 km road works completed under

Bharatmala Pariyojna Phase-I Nitin Gadkari, the Minister of Road Transport and Highways, announced that under Bharatmala Pariyojna Phase-I, out of the road works of 568 km costing Rs 9,906 crore were awarded in Telangana, works covering a length of about 336 km have been completed.

We have made substantial capacity expansion in the past 2-3 years

The pandemic has created great turmoil. We are in the midst of big revival of demand along with extreme increases in commodities including steel. Our experience with Excon until now has been very rewarding, and we hope to continue this association in years ahead.

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

The article is authored by Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation.

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.

Doosan Portable Power announces accessories for air compressors

Doosan Portable Power announced an all-new lineup of accessories for its portable air compressors.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

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

Smart Solutions to Augment Steel Production

The Mobilgrease XHPTM 461 is a part of the Mobilgrease XHPTM 460 Series that has been designed to outperform conventional products by applying high-performance proprietary lithium complex manufacturing technology.

NHAI to build 5,795 km NHs in aspirational districts

Over 100 Aspirational Districts would undergo the construction of 5,795 km of National Highways (NHs) under a Rs one trillion programme, which is about to be unveiled.

Genie unveils E-Drive for GS slab scissor lifts

Genie has released the new E-Drive system, an optimized AC Electric drive system available across its entire line of GS slab scissor lifts.

Volvo CE and Norrhydro develop electro-hydraulic solution

Volvo Construction Equipment and Finland’s Norrhydro have developed a digital hydraulic actuator that increases productivity while cutting fuel bills and CO2 emissions in construction applications.

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.

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.

Electric mobility is the segment we focus on most

Kessler, as the name suggests, has a long history just as any other German /European company, and is being run by the third-generation family and closely linked with the southern German region.

Use of advanced automation is transforming infra development

Today, automation vendors and OEMs are shifting their focus significantly according to the needs of their customers, i.e., end-users. This results in a wide-ranging transformation of products, solutions, and business models

Liebherr's dealer in Luxembourg celebrates 50th anniversary

Liebherr R 924 G8 jubilee crawler excavator chosen for 50th anniversary celebrations