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New appointments at LiuGong India

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

Challenging Terrain

The hydraulic excavator market in India has been impacted by the slowdown after the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

Grading the Future

The current market conditions are tough for motor graders since the projects are not active due to the coronavirus impact.

We are a strong player for wheel loaders and motor graders

Liugong is the first China-based construction equipment manufacturing company in India with more than a decade experience and more than 500 local people.

Liugong is committed to offer best-in-class service to its customers

Liugong is a leading construction equipment manufacturer offering a full line of extreme-duty intuitive machines for construction equipment owners constantly challenged to do more with less.

Srei Equipment, United Bank to jointly offer loans

Srei Equipment Finance (Srei Equipment), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance (Srei), partnered United Bank of India to jointly offer loans to MSME sector and retail customers under a co-lending arrangement.

MHE holds enormous growth potential

Despite the relative slowdown in demand in the current fiscal, the market for material handling equipment (MHE) will continue to expand in double digits over the next few years.

Loads of Opportunities

With the construction activity picking up and mining operations reviving in India, new opportunities are knocking at the doors of the wheel loader market.

Transforming Skill Landscape

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

Pushing Growth

Motor grader market has seen growing in the past couple of years with applications spreading into rural road projects as well as in highways.

LiuGong motor grader wins Red Dot Award

LiuGong?s motor grader 4180D received the Red Dot Award for outstanding design. The new 4180D motor grader is a completely new machine and is the embodiment of LiuGong?s design DNA.

Marching Towards Century

LiuGong celebrated 60 years of successful presence in the global market and completed production of 400,000 units of loaders in November 2018.

Demand for big machines is growing

After China, India is considered the single big market for Liugong for construction equipment.

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.

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

LiuGong celebrates 60 years of global presence

LiuGong?s 60th anniversary celebration was held at LiuGong International Industrial Park in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China. Attendees included domestic and overseas customers, distributors, suppliers, government officials, shareholders, and stakeholders who have worked with LiuGong throughout its 60 years.

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018

The fifth edition of bauma CONEXPO INDIA is expected to be bigger in number of exhibitors and exhibiting area, compared to last edition.

LiuGong India launches new wheel loader and excavator

LiuGong India announced the launch of its two new ranges of products at IMME 2018 in Kolkata.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA continues to grow

The largest-ever bauma CONEXPO INDIA will open its doors soon as manufacturers from all parts of the world will present construction machinery, equipment and technological innovations from December 11 to 14 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi.

On a Smooth Path

As roads and highways construction continues to be on the top gear, more mechanisation is taking place in rural roads with motor graders finding more traction in the coming years.

LiuGong bags order for 130 machines from Myanmar

LiuGong India has secured an order for 130 machines under various categories of road building equipment from Myanmar.

Poised for growth

Bulk material handling systems are mainly used in coal and mineral processing applications, ports for handling bulk cargo, food processing, sand, gravel, etc. Conveyor systems are the majorly used bulk material handling equipment.

LiuGong, UOB ink strategic pact for Southeast Asia

LiuGong has successfully signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Overseas Bank for partnership in machinery financing in Southeast Asia.

Pushing Boundaries

With the demand for excavators growing in the market, OEMs are introducing new features to further improve the efficiency and productivity of the machines, helping in quick and qualitative project execution.

LiuGong completes 15 Years in india

LiuGong India, a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery, announced completion of its 15 years business in India with a gala celebration for business partners, supporters and media.

LiuGong celebrates 15 years of business operation in India

LiuGong India, a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery, announced the completion of its 15 years of business in India with a gala celebration for business partners, supporters and media.

LiuGong celebrates 15 years of business operation in India

LiuGong India, a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery, announced the completion of its 15 years of business in India with a gala celebration for business partners, supporters and media.

The big movers

Being the major equipment class in the infrastructure development activities, Earthmoving equipment sees further demand growth in future owing to an anticipated growth in construction activities.

LiuGong India launches new excavator and compactor at Excon

LiuGong India announced the launch of two all new products - 921D I excavator and 611 compactor. Announcing the launch, Wu Song, Managing Director, LiuGong India said, ?LiuGong India is proud to launch two all new machines (921D I excavator and 611 compactor) to provide a complete range of excavators and compactors to Indian customers, designed to meet Any Challenge, Any Day!

LiuGong showcases strength at BICES2017

LiuGong, a global leader in the manufacture of construction equipment, showcased its 29 tough machines at the 14th Beijing International Construction Machinery Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2017).

LiuGong wheel loader sales exceed 350,000 units

LiuGong celebrated selling over 350,000 wheel loaders worldwide. More than 300 people including representatives from the government and industry associates, founding members of LiuGong, customers of LiuGong?s first generation products, dealers, partners, key accounts and media attended the ceremony to witness the historical moment.

CTT 2017 expects to attract 20,000 visitors

More than 500 exhibitors from 29 countries have registered for CTT 2017 Moscow. Major companies represented include Ammann, Hyundai, John Deere, Kamaz, Komatsu, Kudesnik, Liebherr, Liugong, Palfinger, SDLG, ThyssenKrupp Bautechnik, Wirtgen and many other market giants who will showcase their latest products and solutions.

CTT 2017 expects to attract 20,000 visitors

More than 500 exhibitors from 29 countries have registered for CTT 2017 Moscow. Major companies represented include Ammann, Hyundai, John Deere, Kamaz, Komatsu, Kudesnik, Liebherr, Liugong, Palfinger, SDLG, ThyssenKrupp Bautechnik, Wirtgen and many other market giants who will showcase their latest products and solutions.

LiuGong holds global dealer conference

LiuGong held its 13th Global Dealer Conference in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China. More than 500 representatives including dealer representatives from 71 countries, government officials, industry association delegates, media, business partners, LiuGong management team and staff gathered together to celebrate the event.

Vertical Lift Loader

The key innovations of the product are the vertical lift loader arms on an articulating frame and the mechanical self-levelling Z-bar bucket linkage on a vertical lift loader.

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.

Our offerings include a range of construction and mining equipment

China Construction Machinery Association (CCMA) enjoys close cooperation with Messe M?nchen Trade Fair Company. Since 2002, it has jointly organised the world?s leading trade fair for construction machinery expo-bauma China-with Messe M?nchen. Qi Jun, Chairman, CCMA, shares more.

Revs up to Start

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA, the international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction machinery is being held for the fourth time from December 12 to 15, 2016 at the HUDA grounds in Gurgaon near Delhi.

Bauma Conexpo India 2016 getting good response

Positive signs are reflected in the big companies signing up for the next Bauma Conexpo India.

LiuGong excavators can create value for customers

Wu Song who took over as Managing Director of LiuGong India Pvt Ltd on April 1, 2016, after relinquishing his earlier position as CFO of the company, shares his thoughts on the companys plans with EQUIPMENT INDIA.

Customer in Focus

LiuGongs Pithampur plant, the first construction equipment (CE) manufacturing unit in India with 100 per cent FDI, is on track to become a leading manufacturer of CE in the country.

Essential for Road Building

Commitment towards infrastructural development and faster implementation of road projects to desired specifications are driving the growth of the motor grader market in India.

We believe in delivering projects before time

PNC Infratech Ltd is a leading infrastructure construction, development and management company in the country. Chakresh Jain, Managing Director elaborates on the company?s experience with various LiuGong construction equipment.

We have more than 50 per cent market share in Madhya Pradesh

We want every district of Madhya Pradesh to recognise LiuGong as the best brand within the next 65 years, says Mohit Sharma, Managing Director, C S Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, LiuGong?s authorised dealer for Madhya Pradesh.

New MD for LiuGong India

LiuGong India Pvt Ltd has elevated Wu Song as its new Managing Director effective from April 1, 2016. Wu Song has joined LiuGong India in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer and will take over from Li Dongchun, who is moved as Managing Director of LiuGong North America.

LiuGong Introduces 922D HD Excavator in India

LiuGong launched 22 tonne heavy duty (HD) crawler excavators in India. The first machine will be delivered to a customer in Faridabad. LiuGong introduced 22 tonne excavator after three years of R&D study and testing in various applications.

Our experience with LiuGong has been quite good

Currently we have two active projects in Bhutan. Also, recently we have been awarded some road projects such as the Eastern Periphery Road and the Gorakhpur road project. We have bid for more projects, but they are yet to be awarded to us.

Post Budget Vibrations India: Sustained Growth

According to Macquarie, the growth momentum in the construction equipment (CE) segment has sustained in India, despite withdrawal of discounts and price increases. Also, purchases were being done primarily by first-time buyers.

A Versatile Loader

The LiuGong CLG818C BSIII is equipped with Kirloskar 4R1040TC engine with rated power of 56kw. Ideally suited for the Indian market, the CLG818C BSIII meets India?s BSIII emission standard.

Rise to Challenge and Embrace the Future

LiuGong Machinery Co Ltd held their 12th Global Dealer Conference and Press Meet at Nanning, China during November 16-17, 2015, attended by 650 dealers and 19 media groups. Shankar Srivastava represented EQUIPMENT INDIA in this mega event.

Outlook 2016 Positive

IMF economists predict 7.9 per cent GDP growth for India in 2016, subject to continuity of investments in infrastructure and implementation of significant commercial reforms like GST

We have sold more than 200 machines in three states

In 2007, I met Korak Paul Choudhury, then Managing Director of LiuGong India, and later visited their manufacturing facility in China. Seeing their robust product pipeline, I gained a lot of confidence in their foray into India.

We have 12 LiuGong loaders as on date

Shree Cement is primarily an Indian cement manufacturer, founded in Beawar in Ajmer district of Rajasthan in 1979. It is now one of the biggest cement makers in North India. It also produces and sells power under the name Shree Power (captive power plant) and Shree Mega Power (independent power plant).

Growing Leaps and Bounds

LiuGong?s overseas business will be around 40 per cent of its total revenue in 2020. When major activities are in operation, more international visitors than usual will appear at the LiuGong International Industrial Park in Liuzhou, a south-western city in China. They range from global dealers in the construction equipment industry, to end-users from across the world.

Value for Money

LiuGong is a leader in the design and production of wheel loaders. Excavators, bulldozers, motor graders, skidsteers, etc are other major equipment ranges. The company places intense emphasis on quality and aftersales service. It is evident from the responses from its two major customers.

Graded Up

If tightened completion time is demanded as in the case of Delhi peripheral ring road by Supreme Court, it will sure to up the demand for advanced, high capacity motor graders.

LiuGong opens new global R&D centre in Liuzhou

LiuGong inaugurated its new global R&D centre in Liuzhou. The initiative will expand the company?s R&D capability and is a major milestone.

Diggies to Scoop the Growth Pie

Market indicators show visible signs of economic recovery and infrastructure development. Crawler excavator segment is expected to witness resurgence in sales from 2015 and is expected to grow to 26 per cent.

LiuGong Opens New Global R&D Center in Liuzhou

LiuGong, China?s premier construction equipment manufacturer, recently inaugurated a new global Research and Development Centre in Liuzhou. The global R&D centre will be the new hub that influences LiuGong?s four other world-class R&D facilities in India, Poland, United States and the United Kingdom.

We have plans to start more offices in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

With the government giving more focus on smart cities, we feel the other smaller cities will also develop parallelly and there will be demand for construction equipment, says B Lakshminarayana, Managing Director, Sri Sai Infra Equipment Pvt Ltd.

Wheel loaders - Optimising Productivity

Cycle time is a critical success factor in all bulk handling applications. Ramifications of high cycle time even extend to bulk handlers securing business. Wheel loaders are extensively used bulk handling tools wherein high productivity is of essence.

A Dynamic Show

The six-day Intermat Paris 2015 show was truly dynamic and a stepping stone in the growth path of the industry in the coming years. A report. The 10th Intermat show held on April 20-25, 2015

LiuGong opens Brazil factory

LiuGong Machinery, during the opening ceremony of its first factory in Brazil, announced that it will invest $120 million in the country.

A Healthy Outlook

Increasing investments and cargo traffic point to a healthy outlook for India?s ports sector. Cargo traffic, which was 976 million metric tonne (mmt) in 2012, is expected to reach 1,758 mmt by 2017.

Mining Growth

India is on track to overtake the US as the second-largest coal consumer after China this decade. India wants to more than double coal output to 1.5 billion tonne by 2020. The central government has already taken specific actions including e-auctions of coal blocks; 28 blocks are already allocated and more blocks to be e-auctioned soon.

LiuGong is planning to set up its financing arm and the process is on

The growth potential largely depends on the opportunities coming up in the market and is driven by the announcement of different projects by the government.

Diggers to get busier

The numbers published by ICEMA clearly shows that there is a slight uptake on the larger equipment like excavators and wheel loaders. In the smaller equipment like mini excavators, backhoe loaders etc have still to pick up the trend. Elaborating the prevailing scenario and the growth drivers.

LiuGong invests $15 million

LiuGong, the Chinese global leader in manufacturing of heavy-duty equipment, plans to invest $15 million in its Indian subsidiary in the second phase.

Intermat 2015 exhibitor registration crosses 1,000

Intermat announced the number of brands registered to exhibit at Intermat 2015 that is scheduled for 20-25 April 2015 in Paris has passed 1,000, including 238 brands making their first appearance.

The Road Ahead

The need for better infrastructure is pressing with India?s rapid urbanisation and burgeoning middle class. Some 590 million people will live in cities by 2030, and could account for 70 per cent of Indian GDP, according to a McKinsey report.

Efficient and seamless rail and sea network is a must

Inflation control actions, excise duty reduction and sustainable capital funding plan will help the infrastructural sector to grow which will help LiuGong?s Indian operations positively, says Sanjay Wadnerkar, Vice President, LiuGong India.

Make in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an ambitious campaign ?Make in India?, which aims to turn the country into a global manufacturing hub. The campaign projects India as an investment destination and develop, promote and market India as a leading manufacturing destination and as a hub for design and information.

Smart Hydraulics

Hydraulics industry in India is on a revival mode with new designs, materials, and manufacturing technologies are coming into the market. In the coming years, energy efficiency, fuel consumption, and the life-cycle of machines will become the major deciding factors for hydraulic systems.

Liugong?s largest wheel loader

LiuGong?s largest wheel loader, CLG8128H was introduced to the world at the recently concluded bauma China 2014. CLG8128H is mainly used for large projects.

LiuGong-Metso introduces prototypes

LiuGong-Metso introduced the first prototypes of track-mounted mobile crushing and screening plants for China. LiuGong-Metso showcased the prototypes of a track-mounted jaw crushing station and a track-mounted screening station at the bauma China 2014 in Shanghai.

A Steady Course

The Bauma Conexpo Show - bC India, which took place from December 15 to 18, 2014 in the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, Delhi, has held a steady course as regards key figures.

The Road Ahead

The need for better infrastructure is pressing with India?s rapid urbanisation and burgeoning middle class. Some 590 million people will live in cities by 2030, and could account for 70 per cent of Indian GDP, according to a McKinsey report.

Mining Potential

With the growing demand for increased output of coal and iron ore and other minerals, the demand for mining equipment and machinery is expected grow manifold.

Mining Potential

With the growing demand for increased output of coal and iron ore and other minerals, the demand for mining equipment and machinery is expected grow manifold. The mining sector has gone through major challenges in the last few years. For instance, the CE industry

LiuGong showcases new machines at bauma China

liugong demonstrated 21 world-class machines at bauma China 2014, held in Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 25 to 28 November.

LiuGong-Metso introduces prototypes

LiuGong-Metso introduced the first prototypes of track-mounted mobile crushing and screening plants for China. LiuGong-Metso is showcasing the prototypes of a track-mounted jaw crushing station and a track-mounted screening station at the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment (Bauma China 2014) in Shanghai.

We plan to expand in southern and northern parts of Odisha.

The Central and Sate Governments have to take necessary steps to refresh the mining activities, says Kaushik Das, Managing Director, Konark Infracore. Excerpts from the interview

CLG818C BSIII to be Launched

LiuGong, a global leader in manufacturing a full line of extreme duty equipment, will launch CLG818C BSIII wheel loader in India. The CLG818C BSIII is equipped with Kirloskar 4R1040TC engine with rated power of 56kw. Ideally suited for the Indian market, the CLG818C BSIII meets India?s BSIII emission standard.

It's time for the show!

The 3rd edition of bC India, which mirrors the pulse of the CE industry, is expected to attract over 30,000 visitors to witness the exciting range of construction and mining equipment and machinery.

Catalysing Growth

Winds of change are here to stay! Investment in the construction development sector has a multiplier effect on the economy by way of infrastructure creation; substantial employment generation over the entire spectrum,

LiuGong unveils 950E large tonnage excavator

LiuGong has introduced the 950E crawler excavator with improved features. LiuGongs intelligent power control system (IPC) provides more accurate matching and control over engine speed

Best manager

A Mechanical Engineer from University of Pune and an MBA from AIMA, New Delhi, Nischal Mehrotra is the Director - Sales and Service at LiuGong India, heading team of more than 40 employees with 17 years of experience in automotive and construction equipment industry.

Instrumental in product development

A Master in Automotive Engineers from MIT, Guindy, Sanjay Wadnerkar is the Vice President at LiuGong India, heading team of more than 140 with 26 years of experience in automotive, CEV original equipment manufacturing

LiuGong invests $15 million in India

LiuGong plans to invest $15 million in Indian subsidiary in the second phase. "Now, India has a new government in place and everybody is expecting favourable business environment.

Market trends and Future Growth

The demand for compaction equipment from the road sector has remained almost stagnant for the past three years owing to the slowdown in construction activities. Road building projects are currently facing major challenges from delays in awarding projects and policy decisions

Maximising Output

Several key trends are emerging in the asphalt/soil compaction market where performance and productivity remain key issues. The OEMs are keen to maximise output from their latest units in terms of improving machine performance, O&M cost and operator safety and comfort.

Road equipment set to witness an upsurge

After two years of ?forced hibernation? the road sector is expected to be alive and kicking, thanks to the new government that is expected to award 4,000 km to be bid via the PPP mode.

LiuGong Clocks 28.3 per cent Share in Motor Graders Market

LiuGong India, a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong has improved its market share in the motor grader segment from 18.9 per cent to 28.3 per cent in 2013. According to Li Dongchun, Managing Director, LiuGong India, LiuGong achieved USD 20 million, sales revenue in 2013

LiuGong Invests US$15m in India

LiuGong, Chinese global leader in manufacturing of heavy duty equipment, announced its plans for investing further US$ 15 million in Indian subsidiary in the 2nd phase. Now, India has a new government in place and everybody is expecting favourable business environment. That?s why we decided to invest in the Indian market.

LiuGong to export Guangxi Cummins powered wheel loaders

LIUGONG has started exporting wheel loaders, equipped with the brand new Guangxi Cummins L9.3 engine. ZL50CN, 855N, 856 and all other LiuGong Tier II, 5 tonne wheel loaders are the first to be equipped with the L9.3 engine manufactured by Guangxi Cummins Engine Co.

Grading Up

Time-bound projects need reliable machines, and all equipment manufacturers are trying to innovate and adapt to the latest trends and are in the continuous process of improving productivity of the machine. Agith G Antony finds out product and technology trends in the motor grader segment.

We focus on spare parts and service of equipment.

Today, the customer is looking at the dealer whether he has the technical capability to support the machine. Jasmeet Bhasin, Proprietor, Kesar Earth Solutions, speaking with Sudheer Vathiyath, says that commitment of the dealer is necessary for the success of business. Excerpts of the interview.