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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

Semiconductor shortage to hamper ce industry

Global semiconductor shortages may curtail new equipment production,resulting in higher used equipment prices.

Kobelco’s new excavator packs more digging power

Kobelco’s new 20-ton SK-Series excavator, the SK210LC-11, offers more standard features, and improved cabin, increased performance and easier maintenance.

New NC-B 12-70 demonstrates its strength in Saudi Arabia

Just one look from above is enough to see the biggest challenge presented by the construction site in Medina: there’s not a lot of space.

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.

Europe and India: Enhancing trade relations in construction machinery

CECE President Alexandre Marchetta and ICEMA President Dimitrov Krishnan have signed today

KAS Crane Hire renews fleet with UK’s first Grove GMK3060L-1

North Devon-based mobile crane rental company KAS Crane Hire took delivery of the UK’s first GMK3060L-1 all-terrain crane with the next generation of Grove carrier cab in June 2021.

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 a range of 11 models of asphalt plants

The infrastructure and construction sector especially the road sector has witnessed rapid growth during the past few years primarily Government both at the state and center realising the importance of building a strong road network thereby boosting the economy.

We are trying to scan India For our global model

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.

Kohler is now a member of eFuel Alliance

The European organisation represents the interests of companies producing synthetic fuels from renewable energy on an industrial scale.

New NC-B 12-70 demonstrates its strength in Saudi Arabia

With a 12-tonne lifting capacity and a 70-metre reach, the NC-B 12-70 is the most powerful tower crane in the NC-B series

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

Scotland’s first Grove GMK5250XL-1 goes to Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire

Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire from Falkirk in the Central Lowlands of Scotland has become the first rental company in the country to offer the new Grove GMK5250XL-1 all-terrain crane from Manitowoc.

Hyundai CE launches EU Stage V 13-15 tonne A-Series excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment is launching three EU Stage V compliant A-Series crawler excavators in the popular 13-15 tonne sector, delivering new levels of performance, efficiency and productivity for rental companies and contractors.

Hyundai, Doosan show Concept-X at CES

Hyundai Construction Equipment and Hyundai Doosan Infracore are the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group's two construction equipment affiliates.

Top popular construction equipment companies in India

The infrastructure sector has witnessed a rapid growth within the country. With many ongoing projects, nation is for sure going to taste its development soon, but along with it many industries associated with infrastructure has evolved. One such industry is the construction equipment industry.

DB Schenker to order 1500 electric trucks from Volta Trucks

Germany’s DB Schenker announced the addition of 1500 Electric trucks to its fleet. The company will order the electric trucks from startup Volta Trucks to transport goods from European terminals into city centres and urban areas.

DB Schenker to order 1500 electric trucks from Volta Trucks

The company will order the electric trucks from startup Volta Trucks to transport goods from European terminals into city centres and urban areas.

Christophe Sanchez replaces Martin Schickel as Director General of Liebherr-France

Liebherr-France SAS will have a new commercial director from 1 November 2021. Christophe Sanchez is succeeding Martin Schickel at the helm of the historic Liebherr site in France. Liebherr-France SAS, founded 60 years ago, is responsible, among other things, for the development and production of the group's crawler excavators in Colmar.

Success Story: Successful steel operations with superior lubrication solutions

The backbone of industrial operations, India’s steel industry is among the largest in the world. According to estimates by India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), the country produced the second highest amount of crude steel in June 2021, and is expected to witness further growth in the days to come.

Christophe Sanchez replaces Martin Schickel as Director General of Liebherr-France

Liebherr-France SAS, founded 60 years ago, is responsible, among other things, for the development and production of the group's crawler excavators in Colmar.

Deere, Hitachi to dissolve 33-year joint excavator venture

John Deere and Hitachi are dissolving their joint venture of more than 30 years for manufacturing excavators in North and South America.

CNH buys Italian excavator manufacturer Sampierana

CNH Industrial, parent of Case Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction, has purchased Italian construction equipment manufacturer Sampierana S.p.A. in a deal totaling 101.8 million Euro.

BKT inaugurates its new production plant in Waluj

Trial production has started at BKT's new state-of the-art site in Waluj, Maharashtra. Result of a $ 56 million investment, its annual production capacity is around 30,000 MT of Off-Highway tyres.

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.

Sajjan Jindal is CW Man of the Year - Private Sector

Jindal was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

BRO Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry is CW Man of the Year - Public Sector

Lt Gen Chaudhry was awarded at the 19th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards.

Arvind K. Garg is EI Person of the Year 2021

Garg was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

First Liebherr R 936 Compact crawler excavator on Corsica

The Liebherr branch in Rognac near Marseilles offered the company a type R 936 Compact crawler excavator. This excavator, with a weight of approx. 35 tonnes, rounds off the Liebherr range of compact excavators from 14 to 38 tonnes.

Unlocking the mining potential

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

Keeping up with industry trends

Despite slowdown in the automotive industry, all the leading manufacturers of tippers and trucks have transitioned to BS-VI emission standards.

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.

Reducing friction

The global industrial lubricants market size is projected to reach $ 73.3 billion by 2024, from $ 62.8 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 3.1 per cent.

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.

What’s ahead in the construction equipment manufacturing sector

Edge Controller from B&R is a powerful factory automation solution that enables any industry to control and optimise the production process.

Smart road construction in Switzerland’s widest tunnel

Large-scale project featuring process optimisation and machinery from Vögele.

Shell Lubricants India appoints Debanjali Sengupta as new Country Head

Shell India has appointed Debanjali Sengupta as Country Head of Shell Lubricants India, starting August 1, 2021. She succeeds Mr. Raman Ojha, who has moved on to take over as Vice President - Global Head (Construction & Roads).

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.

BKT inaugurates its new production plant in Waluj

The pandemic has not stopped the new BKT project, which was realized in complete safety with a total investment of $ 56 million.

Shell Lubricants India appoints Debanjali Sengupta as new Country Head

Shell India has appointed Ms. Debanjali Sengupta as Country Head of Shell Lubricants India, starting 1st August 2021. She succeeds Mr. Raman Ojha, who has moved on to take over as Vice President - Global Head (Construction & Roads).