Pushing new boundaries

As the market for excavators experiences increased demand, OEMs are innovating by introducing new features aimed at enhancing both the efficiency and productivity of these machines.

Concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced tech.”

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

Fleet Management and AI!

Asset management helps to maximise the value of equipment over its lifespan by ensuring that it is properly maintained and used efficiently.

The concrete equipment sector has been quick to embrace advanced technologies

Ramesh Babbar, President and Director, Columbia Machine Engineering, speaks on the company’s approach to innovation and technology.

FIRST Construction Council explains how to unlock value through ESG

With the rise in demand for sustainability, many companies are taking steps to become ESG (environmental, social, and governance) compliant. To delve deeper into the topic, FIRST Construction Council recently hosted a virtual discussion forum on the theme of “How construction companies can unlock value through ESG”.

Successful mining with technology-driven lubrication solutions

Mobil Delvac Modern™? 15W-40 Super Fleet is a contemporary heavy-duty diesel engine oil intended to improve fleet performance.

Auto component industry grows 32.8% in FY2022-23

The turnover of the automotive component industry stood at Rs 5.60 lakh crore for the period of April 2022 to March 2023.

Will the Road construction target be achieved in 2023-24?

The road sector is suffering from immobility! Surprised?

Virnig unveils X30 Mini excavator rotary brush cutter

Virnig introduces the X30 Mini Excavator Rotary Brush Cutter

LeeBoy introduces 8608 smooth ride paver with slim conveyor

8608 was developed as a response to these customer requests.

ELGi partners with Digi-Bridge to promote STEAM education

ELGi plans to further expand its collaboration with Digi-Bridge

Indian auto component industry grows 32.8% in FY 2022-23

Sales to OEMs grows 39.5% on back of strong growth in vehicle sales

The New Concrete Frontier

Contractors must adopt advanced, efficient concrete equipment to meet growing project sizes, tight deadlines, and high-strength concrete demands.

Our company is focused on digital transformation

Ammann ELBA batching plants are designed taking into consideration the minutest details,” says Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India, while speaking on the safety features incorporated in their range of concrete equipment.

Merlo’s eWorker, the First Fully Electric Telehandler

Merlo has unveiled its first fully electric telehandler, the eWorker. The new zero-emissions, zero-fuel machine has a maximum load capacity of 5,511 pounds and 15 feet 7 inches of lift height.

Modern Demolition

Increased efficiency, increased safety and reduced need for skilled labour are among the many factors that drive the development of autonomous construction equipment.

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.

Connecting Machinery with Efficiency

Essential for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of construction machinery like excavators, loaders, bulldozers, cranes, etc., hydraulic hoses play a crucial role in various equipment.

Engine coolant is liquid engineering at work

Perkins Extended Life Coolant provides optimum engine protection as well as reduced maintenance requirements over the life of the coolant.

Huddig introduces first hybrid backhoe for US

The new model, 1370T, is equipped with a hybrid engine system

Engcon Unveils Enhanced S60 Coupler for 12-19 Tonne Excavators

The coupler includes a bolted lifting hook and also a lifting eye.

CASE CE commemorates its skill development initiatives

CASE Construction Equipment, a 180-year-old global brand under the CNH Industrial umbrella, commemorates its various skill development initiatives at the CASE Skill Development Centre in Pithampur.

HD Hyundai Infracore to sell mini excavators at gas stations

HD Hyundai Infracore announced that it has started selling mini excavators in four directly operated HD Hyundai Oilbank gas stations located in Incheon, Gwangju, Ansung, and Chungju, Korea

Solutions for elevator system in high rise building

Reliable, high-performing & well-chosen elevator system is a necessity

Tata Motors, Cummins collab for low- to zero-emissions technologies

Global power leader, Cummins Inc announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Tata Motors (TML) to manufacture a range of low- to zero-emissions technology products in India over the next few years.

Eyeing New Heights

The construction equipment and equipment financing industries experienced a series of highs and lows throughout 2022. As the new financial year starts, both sectors turned their attention to infrastructure as the driving force for future growth.

Preventing engine troubles

To ensure a longer life of the engine, regular maintenance is a must, writes Julian Wood of Perkins Engines.

BKM builds faster with a Liebherr LTR 1220

BKM’s new Liebherr LTR 1220 increases the speed of prefab assembly.

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.

Department of water resources in Punjab seek bids for machinery

The deadline for submitting bids is May 25, 2023

PM Modi dedicates projects worth Rs 11,300 cr to Telangana

The Prime Minister also dedicated other railway development projects.

BICES 2023 conference held during CONEXPO

On March 15, the press conference of the 16th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Materials Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2023) was held at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas

Fecon Launches Disc Hawk Mulcher for SSLs

Fecon launched a new skid steer disc mulcher attachment. Senior Product Specialist Ryan Bricker said the Disc Hawk is specifically designed for high-flow skid steers and compact track loaders.

CNH Industrial to acquire Hemisphere GNSS

CNH Industrial announces that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Hemisphere GNSS (Hemisphere), a global leader in high-performance satellite positioning technology, currently owned by Unistrong, a company incorporated in the People’s Republic of China.

Cummins, Tata Motors collab to power a cleaner India with low- to zero-emissions technologies

Cummins Inc. and Tata Motors strengthen their 30- year alliance to power a cleaner India with low- to zero-emissions technologies for mobility solutions

CASE demonstrates ‘Made in India’ products

A visit to the CASE Construction Equipment factory in Pithampur provided an opportunity to witness the company's manufacturing process and its impact on the local community. Karthik Muthuveeran reports…

The Versatile Workhorse

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

Navigating the Depths

How IIoT is enhancing safety and efficiency in underground mining.

Powering Machines

Automation and industrialisation are major drivers of demand for hydraulic motors in India.

Made in India product portfolio demonstrated by CASE CE

Displayed at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Pithampur

JCB unveils hydrogen engine

JCB publicly unveiled its new port fuel injected, 4.8L inline-four hydrogen combustion engine (448 ABH2)—the company’s zero-carbon emissions solution for construction and agricultural equipment—at the Conexpo 2023 show in Las Vegas as part of the International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE).

SANY, National Academy of Construction tie-up to empower youth

The company through this association highlights its responsibility and enthusiasm toward enduring excellence in collaboration with NAC-AP.

Volvo and Eicher products acknowledged at the 14th Apollo CE Awards

VE Commercial Vehicles - A Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Joint Venture have won six prestigious awards for their modern range of vehicles in India, all of which are backed by smart industry-leading solutions at the recently concluded Apollo CV awards 2023.

Topcon acquires Digital Construction Works

Data stuck in software silos has limited value. And having staff manually extract data from multiple sources from the field and office to try and make sense of it all wastes precious time and money.

Denmark's recycling company relies on XPower wheel loader from Liebherr

RGS Nordic specialises in recycling construction and demolition waste materials and is the market leader in Denmark

With WX175E SR, Case CE strikes the wheeled excavator market

New short-radius wheeled excavator can traverse streets up to 22 mph

CNH Industrial to acquire Hemisphere GNSS

Hemisphere is a leader in high-performance satellite positioning technology, currently owned by Unistrong

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.

Bulk material handling equipment for steel & mining industry

Bulk material handling equipment plays a very important role in metals, mining, and related industries to ensure safe and efficient operations.

We are hopeful to maintain a steady growth of around 15 to 20%

Subrata Mitra, Group President, Vishwa Group of Companies

BICES 2023 conference held during CONEXPO

BICES is an industrial exhibition in China with the longest history and high-quality performance.

Denmark's recycling company relies on XPower wheel loader from Liebherr

Efficient wheel loaders with power-split drive reduce CO2 emissions

CASE flags off project LEAD to promote rural entrepreneurship

- As a part of the brand’s CSR initiative, LEAD is a door-to-door awareness programme

Volvo and Eicher products acknowledged at the 14th Apollo CE Awards

Volvo 9600 Seater and Sleeper Coach wins Coach of the Year (Premium Category)

Castrol unveils refreshed brand

The brand refresh is aimed at better reflecting its unique positioning in the market and the opportunities it sees in meeting the changing needs of customers.

CNH Industrial maintains record sales pace in rough economy

Driven by higher volumes in South America and despite challenges with higher freight and raw materials costs, sales for construction and agricultural equipment manufacturer CNH Industrial increased year-over-year in 2022 by 21 per cent to $21.5 billion.

Why going electric is good for construction, mining & infra

Carbon reductions will become a more important differentiator as more and more companies publicly commit to more ambitious targets.

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

Construction equipment OEMs are aimed at intensifying products with the latest technologies adding higher productivity, lower maintenance, easy operations, and remote connectivity.

Towards a “Greener Future” together

Developing businesses are treating “sustainability” as the crucial goal of their method and operations to escalate growth and to compete in the global market.

Towards a “Greener Future” together

Businesses are treating “sustainability” as the crucial goal of their method and operations, writes Rajesh Nath of VDMA.

Spectacular showcase from Terex India at bauma CONEXPO

Terex India successfully unveiled eight new products for the Indian market

Liebherr flat-top crane at work on Mont Blanc

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

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

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

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

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