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JCB India launches industry’s first dual-fuel CNG backhoe loader

The dual-fuel CNG backhoe loader can operate on CNG and diesel simultaneously

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020

At the 8th Annual Equipment India Awards 2020, hosted virtually, the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry were felicitated for their achievements in the challenging times.

ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

Backhoe Loaders Bouncing Back

In the current market conditions, the customer focus will be on equipment with better productivity and cost saving. Backhoe loader with its multi-utility advantage and competitive price will drive the demand in the current market scenario.

JCB Group appoints Deepak Shetty as Deputy CEO and MD in India

The JCB Group announced the appointment of Deepak Shetty as the Deputy CEO and Managing Director of JCB India.

New appointments at LiuGong India

LiuGong India has announced the appointment of A Krishnakumar as the President – India effective July 2020.

Wheel Loaders: Loaded with Opportunities

Wheel loader market in India is looking at the emerging opportunities after the fresh momentum that is going to prevail in the market post-COVID pandemic after the government’s pro infrastructure policy initiatives.

We are leveraging digital technology in our products and services: Jasmeet Singh

JCB has pioneered the integration of digital technology in its ‘Intelli’ series of construction equipment. Jasmeet Singh, AVP, Corporate Communications & Corporate Relations, JCB India, shares more.

JCB India joins battle against coronavirus

JCB India has partnered with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad to support the fight against COVID 19. This project will be partially funded through JCB India's CSR initiative.

JCB India's Pothole Repair Machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

JCB India's Pothole Repair Machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

SDLG's Upgraded Motor Graders

SDLG has announced a raft of important updates to its popular range of motor graders, including a new cab, new engine hood and improved maintenance access.

SDLG's Upgraded Motor Graders

SDLG has announced a raft of important updates to its popular range of motor graders, including a new cab, new engine hood and improved maintenance access.

JCB India gets new Managing Director

JCB has announced the appointment of Subir Chowdhury as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at JCB India.

JCB rolls out 750,000th backhoe loader

JCB celebrated a unique milestone as its 750,000th backhoe loader rolled off the production line.

JCB joins the battle against coronavirus in India

JCB India has partnered with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad to support the fight against COVID 19. This project will be partially funded through JCB India?s CSR initiative.

JCB rolls out 750,000th backhoe loader

JCB celebrated a unique milestone as its 750,000th backhoe loader rolled off the production line.

An Uphill Task

Lack of availability of certified skilled equipment operators is a major issue faced by construction contractor in India.

We have pioneered the operator training programmes

JCB India through its 15 centres has already trained close to 30,000 operators, thereby creating employment and entrepreneurship amongst the youth.

Steering Growth

Growing urbanisation and mechanisation of manual jobs are driving the demand for compact equipment such as skid-steer loaders in India.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

We will build on our Intelli series

In four decades of operations in India, JCB has grown to become a full-range construction infrastructure equipment partner offering indigenous, innovative and versatile solutions of One-Global-Quality.

JCB India develops pothole repair machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in the presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

Compliance Challenges

Embracing the next level emission regulations is expected to be tough for the engine and equipment OEMs considering technology upgradations and need for adequate skill development among the users.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Best debutant award

Ankit Goel, Chief-R&D, Escorts Construction Equipment (centre) receiving the award from Steve Jones, Senior Director, Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics (right), in the presence of Pratap Padode, Founder and President, FIRST Construction Council (left).

JCB India, CSIR-CRRI jointly develop pothole repair machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc.

THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

JCB India appoints new MD & CEO

JCB has announced the appointment of Subir Chowdhury as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at JCB India.

Compact and powerful

With the growth drivers of urban and rural infrastructure markets opening up, mini construction equipment segment is looking for a renewed growth in the coming years.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

JCB opens new dealership headquarters at Kochi

JCB India inaugurated the new headquarters of its dealership, Popular JCB at Kochi in Kerala. Spread over 40,000 sq ft, with built-up area of 24,000 sq ft, the dealership employs over 200 trained personnel.

JCB to set up sixth factory in India

JCB will invest Rs 6.50 billion in a new plant in India as the company prepares to celebrate 40 years of manufacturing in the country.

Digital push in CE

With the growing need for real-time monitoring and control of equipment fleet and operations, use of digital technologies in construction equipment operation and maintenance is gaining more traction in the current scenario.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The construction equipment expo - held in December 2018 in Delhi - scaled new heights even while participants expressed their apprehensions on the market scenario in 2019 owing to the upcoming elections.

Our products are an outcome of what our customers in India want

JCB INDIA For JCB India, continued focus on integrating digital technology in construction equipment was the focus at bauma this year.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

The sixth Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

6th AnnuaL EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018

The Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards are here again. In its sixth edition, the Annual Awards to be held on October 25, 2018 in New Delhi, will honour the top performers of construction equipment industry.

JCB India supports Kerala with Rs 10 million relief package

JCB India Limited made an employee contribution of Rs 2.8 million for relief and rebuilding work in Kerala. The cheque made in favour of the Kerala Chief Minister?s Distress Relief Fund was handed over to EP Jayarajan, Minister for Industries and Sports, Kerala by the JCB India team. This is in addition to the 30 JCB machines which have already been deployed in the districts of Palakkad, Malappuram, Ernakulam and Alappuzha and are helping the local administration with the rebuilding of public in

We plan to increase the number of training centres

JCB has 15 operator training centres across India and trained about 25,000 people so far. Jasmeet Singh, Head - Corporate Communications and External Relations, JCB India, elaborates more on the importance of operator training and the company's initiatives.

JCB ecoMAX engine

In 2011, JCB India inaugurated a world-class engine manufacturing facility in Delhi-NCR which is also the world's largest backhoe plant. In over six years, JCB has manufactured over 1,50,000 ecoMAX engines and machines fitted with these engines have been exported to over 90 countries.

JCB organises ?Made in Rajasthan? event

JCB India, the leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment in the country, organised a ?Made in Rajasthan? event at its state-of-the-art Jaipur facility. The event showcased JCB?s commitment to world-class manufacturing in the state.

Backhoe loaders:Leading the Growth

At present, the construction equipment (CE) sector is mainly dominated by heavy earthmoving equipment. Within this segment, it is the backhoe loaders (BHLs) which constitute more than 65 per cent of heavy earthmoving equipment sales.

Budget 2018-19: Infrastructure, Rural Development key

Infrastructure development has been one of the top priorities of the Union Budget 2018-19 presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitely in Parliament on February 1. Major investments and allocations are in roads, railways and rural development including agriculture and rural economy. Urban infrastructure development has also received a boost with the allocation for Smart Cities mission.

Backhoe Loaders: Back in Action

Backhoe loader is the front-runner among the infrastructure equipment used in the country with almost 50 per cent of the market share in number of unit.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards & CEO Forum 2018

After the bitterly cold days and nights of the famed Delhi winter, spring is said to augur good tidings. Or so it is believed. Maybe, it was in continuation of this tradition that the city successfully held yet another edition of the Equipment India Awards.

Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosts 5th EQUIPMENT INDIA Annual Awards

The Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosted the 5th EQUIPMENT INDIA Annual Awards at Hotel LALIT in New Delhi on Friday 16th February, 2018.

Small machine making Big Impact

With its compact size and versatile application features, skid steer loader has all the possibilities to become a popular equipment in Indian market. The new activities in urban infrastructure development and waste management initiatives, this mini equipment class is expected to see more demand in future.

Wheel Loaders from JCB

JCB wheeled loaders are known for productivity, reliability and efficiency. These machines are primarily used for loading, unloading and bulk material movement in sectors such as mining, quarry and crushers etc.

A Variable Transmission System Has Multiple Benefits

The transmission system plays an important role in an equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of an equipment. The key components in a drive line of the construction equipment (CE) transmission system are front and rear axles with planetary gears, differential brakes, transmission shaft, clutch, and torque converters.

Excon is An ideal platform to connect with customers

Roads and Highways sector has been and continues to be one of the major drivers for the ECE industry. Other sectors such as Railways, Airports, Inland Waterways etc are also integral in driving the growth.

Rolling ahead

Roads and highways is still going strong as the most happening infrastructure sector in India with many ongoing projects and many in the pipeline. India has the second largest road network across the world at 4.7 million km and is still growing.

Warehousing Equipment Aiming New Heights

Driven by the growth of various industry segments such as FMCG, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages and e-tailing, logistics distribution hubs and clusters are mushrooming in all major parts of the country.

JCB India opens new dealership facility in Kozhikode

JCB India and its dealer, Kadoor JCB inaugurated a new dealer facility in Kozhikode. Spread over 15,000 sq ft, this facility has been set up with an aim to provide a unique experience to JCB customers for all their equipment requirements related to Sales, Service and JCB Genuine Parts.

JCB India inaugurates dealership facility in Jabalpur

JCB India and its dealer Frontier Commercial Vehicles inaugurated a new dealer facility in Jabalpur. Spread over 37,536 sq ft, this is the largest facility for construction equipment by Frontier Commercial Vehicle and will also be their new Head Office.

JCB India opens dealership facility in Mohali

JCB India Ltd along with its dealer Krishna Automobiles inaugurated a new dealer facility in Mohali. Spread over 24,560 sq ft, this is the largest construction equipment facility by Krishna Automobiles and will also be their new Head Office.

Excavators Excel

Driven by the infrastructure development activities in the country, hydraulic excavators recorded a sharp growth in 2016 compared to the previous year. The positive trend is continuing this year also with a 26 per cent growth in the first four months.

Equipment India awards & ceo forum 2017

It was 6.15 p.m. with 15 minutes more to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.

JCB116 Soil Compactor

JCB India offers a new range of road compaction equipment with three products - the VMT330 (3T class mini tandem roller), the VMT 860eco (9T class tandem roller) and the JCB116 (11T class soil compactor). The JCB116 soil compactor is the latest addition in the JCB's road compactors portfolio.

Back on Growth Path

Given its versatility and mobility, backhoe loader finds great use at almost every construction site, both urban and rural India. This multi-purpose machine continues to perform a variety of tasks at sites and is used for digging, dosing, levelling and lifting activities.

Telehandlers from JCB India

JCB introduced three revolutionary world-class products in the material handling segment - telehandlers, skid steer loaders and super loaders with the aim of replicating the global practices in India.

The Complete Infra Equipment Partner

JCB India demonstrated the performance of its vast equipment range, announcing its commitment towards a complete infrastructure equipment partner for project development.

Diesel Emissions Technology

Diesel emissions technology is a bridge for sustainable industrial development and environment protection. PS Suri shares more on the emerging trends in diesel emissions technology in India.

Gearing up for the next level

Says Mathur, ?It is the government agencies who are asking for the implementation of Euro-V and VI (norms).

JCB showcases new range of equipment at ConMac 2017

JCB India showcased its new range of product line up at ConMac 2017. This included the recently introduced products which focus on infrastructure development: the JCB 220LC Xtra (22T tracked excavator), the JCB116 (11T soil compactor), and the JCB 30Plus (3T mini excavator).

JCB India commits focus on road construction

JCB India showcased its range of Made-in-India road construction solutions at an event held at its state-of-the-art factory in Pune. Through this day-long event, JCB established its transformation into a full range infrastructure equipment partner, especially in the area of road construction.

A Constructive Budget

The construction equipment segment in India has something to cheer about from the Budget measures such as more fund allocation to rural roads and highways construction, and announcement of infrastructure status to affordable housing.

JCB India showcases new range of equipment at ConMac 2017

JCB India showcased its new range of product line up at ConMac 2017. The range on display included the recently introduced products which focus on infrastructure development: the JCB 220LC Xtra (22T tracked excavator), the JCB116 (11T soil compactor), and the JCB 30Plus (3T mini excavator).

ON THE CLOCK!

Material and earth movements are the major work content of all infrastructure developments and mining activities. Front-end loaders, backhoe loaders, dozers and application-centric equipment as options for the users to choose from to suit individual requirements.

Budget Reactions | JCB India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has presented a well-balanced and constructive combined budget, focusing on the most critical aspects of the economy, such as Infrastructure, Agriculture and Rural India.

Momentum in ECE industry needs to be sustained | Vipin Sondhi

Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director & CEO, JCB India Ltd, in his pre-budget expectations, said that the forthcoming budget needs to have concerted policy efforts for the earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) industry. ?The importance of infrastructure sector in the overall progress of the economy is critical.

Product SHOWCASE

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 was the right platform for the exhibitors to unveil their cutting-edge products, technologies and solutions. Many exhibitors launched their new technologies and products at the expo, while others showcased their industry leading solutions.

FOCUSED BUSINESS - Optimism

The BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 held during December 12-15 reflected the positive sentiments of the equipment industry on the floor. A detailed report on the expo, interaction with exhibitors and details of products and technologies showcased.

Close to 30,000 JCB machines are connected to JCB LiveLink

We have set up a global manufacturing hub in India. JCB machines are not just designed for India?s emerging markets, but are exported to over 65 countries. What also sets us apart is our world class product support network with 63 dealers and 650 outlets.

JCB launches seven new products

JCB India unveiled seven new products at the BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016. In the excavators, it launched the JCB 30Plus (3T mini excavator), the JCB 220LC Xtra (22T tracked excavator), the JCB 305LC (30T tracked excavator) and the JCB 370LC (37T hydraulic excavator).

May visits JCB India plant

During the first leg of her tour of India, The UK?s Prime Minister Theresa May met 10 of the ground-breaking women engineers at JCB who are driving the change of equal opportunity employment in heavy engineering, which is traditionally a male dominated industry.

We expect to see a growth of 10-12percent

The year 2016 has been positive for the earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) industry - primarily owing to the growth in the roads and highways sector. The CE industry has overall grown by 45 per cent in the months of January to October in 2016 as compared with the same period in 2015.

May visits JCB India plant

During the first leg of her tour of India, The UK?s Prime Minister Theresa May met 10 of the ground-breaking women engineers at JCB who are driving the change of equal opportunity employment in heavy engineering, which is traditionally a male dominated industry.

India to become cashless economy

With reference to the recent development where the government has demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes in the country, Mr Vipin Sondhi, MD & CEO, JCB India says, "The announcement by the Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes is a very bold and ambitious step by the Government to curb black money.

Versatility Brings in Productivity

A multi-utility equipment helps in achieving maximum result with minimum investment.Use of such equipment is gaining traction among the users. For decades, a backhoe loader was considered as the most versatile utility equipment by Indian customers.

Back on Track!

The Indian mining and material processing industry, along with other bulk material handling operations like coal loading or bulk handling at ports, and aggregate processing in roads, is already on a fast track growth trajectory in India, thereby driving the demand.

Imparting Versatility

Use of job-centric attachments converts conventional construction equipment into multipurpose machines, making them more productive, thereby ensuring better utilisation and job site economy. As rightly mentioned by industry veteran, Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director, JCB India Ltd, ?India is a country where jugaad is a way of life for providing engineered solutions for achieving desired objectives which are seemingly impossible many a time.

JCB Showcases ?Made-in-India? Material Handling Solutions

JCB India has geared up to transform the industry with its three revolutionary products - Telehandlers, Skid Steer Loaders and Super Loaders. JCB India Ltd showcased its world-class range of material handling product solutions in an event at New Delhi.

Rajya Sabha passes GST Bill

Stepping closer to the concept of ?one nation, one tax?, Rajya Sabha passed the Goods & Services Tax (GST) Bill. The constitutional amendment will enable both the Centre and the states to simultaneously levy the GST, which will include all indirect taxes currently levied, including excise duties and service tax.

JCB India showcases its ?Made-in-India? range of Material Handling solutions

JCB India Ltd showcased its three world-class range of material handling product solutions - Telehandlers, Skid Steer Loaders and Super Loaders - in an event at New Delhi.

The Earth Movers and Shakers

As a consequence of the excavation activity gaining momentum, earthmovers like front-end loaders, crawler dozers, traxcavators and other earthmoving equipment are registering a CAGR of 15-18 per cent. Since the Indian economy is reviving, these equipment are also finding emerging markets in other sectors as well.

Mining & CE sector bounces back on infra push

The domestic mining and construction equipment industry (MCE) is on a recovery after a period of sustained contraction for about four years.

British High Commissioner visits JCB factory in Delhi

The British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG, visited JCB India Headquarters on June 16, 2016.

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

Skidding Upwards!

Almost two decades ago, a skid steer machine was connoted as ?Bobcat?, because that was the most popular brand of skid steer machines in the world. The term ?skid steer? stands for turning on its axis by skidding and not by steering the wheels.

Backhoe Loaders Get a Rural Boost

Gone were the days when the backhoe loader market was exploding in all facets of India?s infrastructure development. All recognised suppliers were registering negative to flat trajectory growth since FY 2011.

3rd Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO FORUM

The evening of March 16, 2016 was a matter of pride for EQUIPMENT INDIA as a large number of stakeholders from the construction equipment (CE) community gathered at the Commission Hall of FICCI Delhi to celebrate, in letter and spirit, the 3rd Annual Equipment India Awards.

Wipro helps connect over 10,000 JCBs

Wipro Ltd has achieved a significant milestone in its ongoing Internet of Things (IoT) deployment for JCB India Ltd. JCB?s Livelink telematics system has successfully connected over 10,000 construction equipment and machines, such as backhoe loaders, excavators and compact wheel loaders, deployed for its customers across India.

On Course for Success

Road construction is driving the Indian compactors market. This is expected to continue. ?Most of the current demand for both soil and tandem compactors is for road projects,? says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India.

SAP ACE Award 2015 recognises JCB India

JCB India has won the prestigious SAP ACE Award 2015 in the Adoption of ?Internet of Things (IoT)? category.