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$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.

How can manufacturing industry leverage cloud computing

Sachin Nigam highlights four points on how cloud computing can benefit manufacturers.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

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

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

Connectivity is key between automation and electromobility

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades. Construction could be the next industry to undergo an automation transformation.

We plan to move to electric

Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.

Our Indian products are now equipped with BSIV engines

Customers always need a product that can increase their productivity. With that they also focus on saving cost on fuel and maintenance.

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.

We have embraced digital transformation

Customer experience is the most important part of doing business. It involves optimising every customer touchpoint, be it pre-sales, point of sales, or post-sales to always ensure customer satisfaction.

Tata Motors plans to invest Rs 15k cr in EV market

Tata Motors, a leading global automobile manufacturer, is planning to invest Rs 15,000 crore in the electric vehicle (EV) segment over the next five years.

JK Tyre introduces puncture guard tyre

JK Tyre & Industries has launched India’s first puncture guard tyres for four-wheelers. Driven by the technological expertise of producing high performance tyres suited for Indian conditions, JK Tyre, aims to revolutionize the industry with puncture guard tyres for new generation cars available in market.

On the Move!

The market for mobile cranes is on the move driven by low-rise residential, commercial, and industrial building construction activity in urban areas.

Construction, industrial equipment makers to shift to electric

The construction and industrial equipment industry plans to shift to electric. Top businesses like JCB, Volvo CE and Schwing Stetter are either working on electric versions or conducting feasibility studies for launching e-appliances in India.

Leveraging Technology

Through Technovation 2022, Schwing Stetter exhibited the concept of innovation through technology in the concrete and construction industries across the country.

Budget 2022 and a big infra push

The union budget can be termed as a growth-oriented one, with the government focusing strongly on world-class infrastructure development.

The all-rounder

The skid-steer loader can perform numerous functions with aplomb. These mini versatile machines are used in various industries – from mining to agriculture.

Kleeman mobile screen for coarse elements

The new MOBISCREEN MSS 802(i) EVO offers users a mobile, efficient screening plant that is designed to meet challenges in different application areas.

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.

Construction, industrial equipment makers to shift to electric

The construction and industrial equipment industry plans to shift to electric. Top businesses like JCB, Volvo CE and Schwing Stetter are either working on electric versions or conducting feasibility studies for launching e-appliances in India.

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

ACMA seeks uniform 18% GST for all auto components

ACMA has urged the government for a uniform GST rate of 18 per cent on all auto parts to curb the impact of counterfeits in the aftermarket operations.

Volvo CE to run urban jobsite with all-electric construction equipment

Volvo CE is testing every aspect of how electric machines work in a big city – from charging infrastructure to energy supply and more – through its Electric Worksite research project.

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.

Magenta deploys 100 electric cargo fleets for last-mile delivery

Magenta, a leading Indian Charge Point Operator (CPO) company, announced the deployment of 100 Electric Cargo vehicles under its EVET (Electric Vehicle Enabled Transport) brand in Bengaluru, in partnership with Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM).

Tata Motors to increase prices of commercial vehicles from Jan 1

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has announced an impending price hike of its commercial vehicle range.

Tata Motors delivers 60 Ultra Urban 9/9 electric buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg

Strengthening its commitment towards promoting sustainable mobility, Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, delivered 60 best-in-class electric buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited (AJL).

Shriram Automall, Ashok Leyland ink pact for pre-owned truck biz

Shriram Automall India (SAMIL), a platform for pre-owned vehicles and equipment, has signed an agreement with Ashok Leyland to launch an exclusive platform for pre-owned commercial vehicles.

Dayco strengthens global capabilities for heavy-duty segment

Leveraging its global manufacturing and R&D capabilities, Dayco, a leading engine product and drive systems manufacturer for the automotive, heavy-duty, and industrial market segments, announces the addition of its new state-of-the-art viscous damper production line at Manesar, serving commercial vehicles, off-highway, and light-duty OEMs across the globe.

Leveraging cloud computing

Sachin Nigam highlights four points on how cloud computing can benefit manufacturers.

Packs a punch!

SLCM is expected to rise with the implementation of many new or stalled urban infrastructure projects.

Shriram Automall inks pact with Ashok Leyland for pre-owned truck business

The phygital platform will facilitate an exchange, disposal and purchase of old vehicles.

Dayco further strengthens global capabilities for heavy-duty segment

Dayco announces the addition of its new state-of-the-art viscous damper production line at Manesar, serving commercial vehicles, off-highway, and light-duty OEMs across the globe.

Demand for high productivity and high-capacity machines are increasing

With over 330 years of innovation and passion, Husqvarna India Products provides construction professionals with support, service and a wide range of machines, diamond tools and all accessories that you need to cut, saw, drill, demolish, grind and polish concrete.

Tata Motors delivers 60 Ultra Urban 9/9 electric buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg

The Tata Ultra Urban 9/9 AC buses were flagged off today at the Sabarmati River Front Event Centre, Ahmedabad by Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel and Kiritkumar Parmar, Mayor of Ahmedabad, in the presence of dignitaries from the Gujarat State Government, AJL and Tata Motors.

Tata Motors to increase prices of commercial vehicles from Jan 1

An increase in price in the range of 2.5%, will be implemented from 1st January 2022 and will be put into effect across segments – M&HCV, I&LCV, SCV and Bus, basis individual model and variant of the vehicle.

Magenta deploys 100 electric cargo fleets for last-mile delivery

The expanded Electric Vehicle Fleet of Magenta supports Magenta’s growing customer base (Big Basket, Flipkart, Udaan etc.) during a time when people continue to rely on receiving items they need quickly at their doorstep.

Tata Motors, Equitas SFB join hands for small CV customers

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Equitas SFB, one of the country’s largest small finance banks, to bring a set of attractive financial solutions to its customers.

Euler Motors launches HiLoad EV

Euler Motors, an Indian EV company focused on electric commercial vehicles today launched its first cargo three-wheeler, HiLoad EV, India’s most powerful 3W Cargo vehicle.

Volvo Buses India introduces completely built sleeper coach

Manufactured at the state-of-the-art Hosakote facility, the buses feature 39 luxury berths and 12.5 cu.m of personal luggage space

Tata Motors, Equitas SFB join hands for small CV customers

Tata Motors will leverage Equitas SFB’s strong network across the country, spanning 861 branches and 550+ CV customer touchpoints, to make these solutions accessible for customers.

Schaeffler wins Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021

Schaeffler, the world’s leading automotive and industrial supplier, has received the Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021 in the “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category for its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings.

Icra slashes growth forecast for auto components industry to 17-20 pc for FY22

According to Icra, the components industry is now expected to grow at 17-20 per cent in 2021-22, partly aided by "the low base of last year and commodity passthrough" besides growth driven by domestic OEM, replacement and export volumes.

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.

Euler Motors launches HiLoad EV

Launches six ‘segment-first’ features in 3W Cargo: Innovation from India, made for India

Bonfiglioli wins ‘2nd Rank – Innovation of the Year’ at EI Awards

Bonfiglioli India was awarded for its innovative drive designed in India for girder transporter used in high-speed rail project.

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).

Schaeffler wins Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021

Schaeffler, the world’s leading automotive and industrial supplier, has received the Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021 in the “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category for its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings.

Schaeffler wins Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021

• Schaeffler wins in “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category with its 100 percent return service for axlebox bearings

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).

Schaeffler shows sustainable mobility

Schaeffler demonstrates at the IAA Mobility (Hall B3, A80) how sustainable mobility can be designed

Safe and punctual delivery using a Goldhofer THP/SL

Al Faris was contracted to transport and install 30 huge at a Solar Park site. For the journey from Jebel Ali Port (UAE) to the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the experienced logistics and heavy haul company once again placed its trust in its tried-and-tested Goldhofer THP/SL heavy-duty modules.

Tata Motors, CSC join hands to widen reach in rural India

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Common Service Centre Scheme (CSC) e-Governance Services India Limited, in a collaborative effort to bring Tata Motors commercial vehicles to rural customers, across India.

Demand for pick n carry cranes has strong correlation with industrial growth

The India mobile crane market is anticipated to register annual growth rate of over 5 per cent during the forecast period 2020-2025. Unfortunately, Due to unexpected Covid-19 pandemic, we can expect some challenges in terms of upcoming projects in India.

Gates launches MXT with XtraTuff Plus Cover

Gates introduces MEGASys™ MXT™ with XtraTuff™ Plus cover (MXT-XTP), a universally applicable hydraulic hose, featuring Gates' patent-pending wire-braid technology.

Connectivity is key between automation & electro mobility: Volvo MD

Dimitrov Krishnan, MD, Volvo CE India, speaks on whether machine automation will ever take off in construction.

D Krishnan of Volvo: Connectivity is key between automation & electro mobility

Dimitrov Krishnan, MD, Volvo CE India, speaks on whether machine automation will ever take off in construction.

Safe and punctual delivery using a Goldhofer THP/SL

Heavy, ultra-long overflow tanks transported to the world’s largest single sited solar park by Al Faris

Tata Motors, CSC join hands to widen reach in rural India

Ministry of Electronics and IT’s wide network will enable ease in buying of commercial vehicles, under Digital India programme

VECV delivered 50 Eicher CNG buses to PMPML

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) delivered 50, 24-seater Eicher CNG AC Buses to Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML). These buses were flagged off by Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil in Mahatma Phule Mandai, Pune.

Volvo Group launches CampX in India

Carrying forward its legacy of being at the forefront of developing and transforming the transport industry, Volvo Group launched CampX in India.

Narrowing of price levels between excavators & backhoes is expected to have an impact on volumes

The Indian backhoe loader market had been growing year-on-year for four straight years till 2018-19. It grew with a CAGR of more than 20 per cent per year, peaking in 2018-19. In 2019-20 the market shrunk by 20 per cent due to factors such as elections and constrained liquidity post the ILFS crisis.

Tech Drives Backhoes

Backhoe loader manufacturers are leveraging digital technology by integrating Big Data and the Internet of Things in their models.

Volvo Group launches CampX in India

CampX by Volvo Group is a global concept for innovation and collaboration, that will further strengthen the Group’s position into the emerging future.

VECV delivered 50 Eicher CNG buses to PMPML

Bus service flagged off by former CM Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil

Construction Technology: The need of the hour!

CW is organising the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT on July 22-23, 2021, virtually to identify proven, innovative and globally established construction technologies.

CEAT, Tata Power partner to install captive solar power plant at Solapur

CEAT’s Bhandup plants' power dependability on non-renewable resources will be reduced by 50%

Tata Motors partners with J&K Bank to bring attractive financing options for its customers

The partnership will enable easy commercial vehicle financing at competitive interest rates and extended loan tenure

Tata Motors bags order of 15 hydrogen-based fuel cell buses from Indian Oil

The buses will be used to evaluate the potential of developing hydrogen-based PEM fuel-cell technology in India

How digitisation can help create robust ecosystem in sea freight management

The shipping and logistic sector worldwide is viewed as a backbone for global trade and commerce which enables industries to deliver the goods and services to the end consumers by facilitating mobility throughout the supply chain.

Tata Motors bags order of 115 ambulances from Gujarat govt

Tata Motors won the bid for the order under the Government e-Marketplace, and the vehicles are designed for patient transport as per AIS 125 Part 1. Tata Motors will phase-wise supply the remaining 90 ambulance shells, as per the contract.

VECV launches Eicher Skyline Ambulance

Ambulance range aligned to ongoing efforts to modernize medical infrastructure

In 2022, the market for hydraulic excavators may touch 25,000 units

Last year, the excavator market touched 18,000 units. The start of last year was good. Later on the numbers dipped due to Covid-19 pandemic. However from September onwards, the market picked up.

Siemens acquires TimeSeries

Acquisition of TimeSeries to expand Xcelerator portfolio through development of industry-specific apps built on Mendix platform

Specialist Trailer Hire delivers first STEPSTAR trailer from Goldhofer

STH was able to hand over the first 4-axle STEPSTAR to its customer Quinto Crane & Plant

Siemens delivers next-gen verification system

New offering seamlessly combines next-generation virtual platform, hardware emulation, and FPGA prototyping technologies to help accelerate verification cycles

AJAX: Revolutionising current construction processes through boom pumps

Strengthening its foothold in the concreting equipment market, AJAX would be introducing new products in the forthcoming customer interface platforms to help customers to steer their business with increased speed, greater flexibility and enhanced quality.

Trimble releases Tekla 2021 versions

Tekla Structures 2021 increases efficiency, productivity, mobility and collaboration across the project team through the new subscription offering: Tekla Structures Carbon, Tekla Structures Graphite, and Tekla Structures Diamond.

Best rugged smart phones for construction field workers

The majority of the industry’s 7.5 million workers spend a considerable amount of time in the field, often facing the elements, many working at heights and without access to a traditional power source.

The D-factor

Where the demand will be coming from for the construction equipment industry?

Mahindra Logistics appoints Dr Anish Shah as Chairman

Mahindra Logistics (MLL), a leading provider of logistics and people transport services, today announced the appointment of Dr Anish Shah as the Chairman of the Board, effective April 2, 2021.

Numaligarh Refinery implements Hexagon’s operations management solution

Hexagon’s PPM division announced that Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) has implemented j5 Operations Management Solution (j5 OMS) to ensure safe, efficient and compliant operations of its industrial sites. The j5 OMS inauguration ceremony took place at NRL’s refinery site in Numaligarh in December 2020

Mahindra offers India’s first one-stop solution for vehicle scrapping

The agreement with MMRPL will enable customers get a hassle free and transparent deal under one roof. Any customer intending to purchase a new Mahindra Vehicle by scrapping/exchanging the old vehicle which is more than 15 years can do so at any Mahindra dealership.

How can the auto components industry bounce back

Financial year (FY) 2020-2021 was a year of transition for the auto components industry. There were new challenges in the form of outburst of Covid-19, loss in production, supply side disruptions, etc.

Volvo EWR130E wheeled excavator can reach speeds up to 22 MPH

Volvo Construction Equipment's new EWR130E gives both lift performance and digging force to a highly maneuverable machine.

Tata Motors introduces Magic Express Ambulance

ata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, introduces the Magic Express patient transport ambulance, designed specifically for healthcare mobility in the economy ambulance segment. The Magic Express Ambulance is designed to support medical and health related services, which assumes significance especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tata Motors, SBI join hands to offer financial solutions to CV customers

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has inked a three-year MoU with the State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s leading public sector bank, to offer unique financial assistance for the purchase of Tata Motors’ range of small and light commercial vehicles

WIRTGEN: Driving excellence on greenfield pro-jects

Purvanchal Expressway is a prestigious greenfield project under construction in India. It commences near village Chand Sarai, located at Lucknow-Sultanpur Road (NH-731), district Lucknow and concludes near village Haidaria on National Highway No.19, before 18 km of Uttar Pradesh-Bihar border, in district Ghazipur.

Mahindra’s farm equipment sector sells 29,817 units in India during March 2021

Domestic sales in March 2021 were at 29,817 units, as against 13,418 units during March 2020.

Trimble releases Tekla 2021 versions

Tekla Structures 2021 increases efficiency, productivity, mobility and collaboration across the project team through the new subscription offering: Tekla Structures Carbon, Tekla Structures Graphite, and Tekla Structures Diamond.

Tata Motors introduces the Magic Express Ambulance

The Magic Express Ambulance is designed to support medical and health related services, which assumes significance especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Numaligarh Refinery implements Hexagon’s operations management solution

Hexagon’s PPM division announced that Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has implemented j5 Operations Management Solution (j5 OMS) to ensure safe, efficient and compliant operations of its industrial sites.

Tata Motors unveils Ultra Sleek T-Series range of new-gen smart trucks

Available in three models – T.6, T.7 and T.9, the all-new Ultra Sleek range is available in varied deck lengths from 10 to 20 feet to adapt to all the required applications.

Mahindra Logistics appoints Dr Anish Shah as Chairman

He is the Deputy Managing Director and Group CFO of Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Limited. He is designated to take over as the Managing Director and CEO of M&M from April 2, 2021.

BEML signs MoUs to explore & enhance the business in defence & aerosapce

BEML is a leading multi-technology ‘Schedule A’ company under the Ministry of Defence signed of MoUs with 11 entities to explore and enhance the business in Defence & Aerospace Sector in the presence of Rajnath Singh, Raksha Mantri at the Bandhan Ceremony, AERO INDIA 2021.

Ashok Leyland to reduce carbon footprint by 60%

Ashok Leyland, the flagship Company of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced that it has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations.

AJAX: Revolutionising the current construction processes through boom pumps

AJAX offers concrete batching plants in CRB, IRB and IBP series ranging between 20- 30-45-60-75-90-120 that goes up to 240 cum/hr.

Amazon, Mahindra Electric tie-up to strengthen electric mobility

Amazon India announced its partnership with Mahindra Electric to further strengthen its commitment towards electric mobility in the country. In 2020, Amazon India had announced that its fleet of delivery vehicles will include 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025 in India.

Danfoss setting new standards for safety & sustainability of metros

In its latest commissioned projects with Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) and Chennai Metro Rail Ltd, (CMRL), the company continues its commitment towards engineering a sustainable and energy efficient future for the nation