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Wirtgen’s 90 exhibits and 33 world premieres

In Munich, the Wirtgen Group is presenting sustainable – and therefore pioneering – solutions for the road construction industry and is once more demonstrating its outstanding powers of innovation.

Rent or lease – what’s the best option

Satin Sachdeva provides an ideal model – OEMs should sell equipment to equipment rental companies with the support of financers.

Country Roads Take Me Home

The slowdown in the road construction activity has been a drag for the construction equipment sector.

Manitou: Spearheading the growth

Manitou has a wide range of telehandlers for every segment, for every application.

Poised to higher grow

The demand for telehandlers has been increasing steadily, especially from the infrastructure construction and mining segments over the coming years.

Demand for reliable material handling products is fast growing

Deepak Shetty of JCB India speaks on the market for telehandlers in India

INTERMAT’s first edition in India concludes successfully

The three-day event witnessed a wide range of construction materials on display, an insightful finance conference and launch of new equipment machineries.

On The Roll

The OTR tyre market is forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Franna hosts a successful first-ever Open Day in India

The participants got a closer look at the newly-launched Franna FR-17 Crane

JK Tyre drives into India’s highest motorable region with Total Control

Expands its nationwide presence by opening its first Steel Wheels showroom in Ladakh UT

Schwing Stetter launches XCMG hydraulic excavator and wheel loader range

Aims to reach the biggest market for quarry machines in Tamil Nadu

CEMCO celebrates 60th anniversary

CEMCO Inc., an industry leader in manufacturing portable and stationary VSI crushing systems, celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Diamond Mowers’ new mulcher for mid-sized excavators

Two new mulching heads designed for mid-sized excavators and tractors were recently rolled out by Diamond Mowers.

Komatsu India launches new water sprinkler WT 80KL

Komatsu India (KIPL) has introduced the super-giant water sprinkler model WT 80KL in India. This has been introduced as a retro fitment on 100 t (tonne) Komatsu dump truck model HD785-7 manufactured in Komatsu India’s manufacturing facility in Chennai.

Equipment manufacturers lead IoT mining revolution

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies that can seamlessly connect vehicles, machinery and personnel in even the world’s deepest mines promise a new era of safety, productivity and profitability for underground mining.

Heading towards a new high!

After two years of lull, the excavator market should grow again and reach 25,000 units in 2022.

Optimising efficiency

Choosing the right lubricant is essential in helping to improve reliability, boost productivity and reduce the frequency of breakdowns.

Reducing inventory of lubricants

To consolidate and organise the inventory, the first and foremost step is to conduct a lube or lubricant survey.

Tata Motors’ ‘Construck’ range of mining tippers

These tippers have always been the preferred workhorse in the mining operations.

Cutting Concrete's Carbon Footprint

With the ability to cut CO2 footprint by 25 per cent factory-based precast concrete production has the potential to save billions of tonnes of CO2 being emitted each year. So why is it so overlooked, asks Mats Jungar?

Trailer Maintenance Tips

To get the most from trailers, Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing and Lloyd Hair of Keen Transport provide some tips to prevent costly damage and keep trailers in top shape.

L&T ships special construction equipment to BRO for strategic needs

The special wheel loaders operate in temperatures between minus 20 degrees and 50 degrees.

Why Precast is Central to Cutting Concrete's Carbon Footprint

With the ability to cut CO2 footprint by 25 per cent factory-based precast concrete production has the potential to save billions of tonnes of CO2 being emitted each year. So why is it so overlooked, asks Mats Jungar?

Living on the Cutting Edge

Wilm Schulz of Haver & Boecker writes on embracing diagnostics technology to maximise plant productivity.

Automation: Need of the Hour

The world is entering an age of robotics, and the construction industry could be the next.

Loaded with opportunities

The wheel loader market is estimated to be valued at over $23.74 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to reach a CAGR of over 8.9 per cent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

Enhancing efficiency

India’s construction equipment market is growing quickly, and this is stimulating demand for bearings. The bearing industry is expected to grow at a rate of 9 to 10 per cent in the years ahead.

Key concrete equipment tech that meets user demands

The line-up of key concrete equipment available today spans pumps vibrators batching plants and mixers. Do these machines adequately meet user demands or are some features missing? Should this line-up include other equipment? We provide the answers.

The Concrete Advantage!

The concrete equipment market is expected to rise on account of anticipated growth in the construction industry, increasing FDIs, and the rising number of smart city projects in the country.

SANY Bharat delivers largest crawler crane to Sanghvi Movers

SANY Bharat, achieved a significant milestone by delivering four units of SANY SCC8000A 800-tonne crawler crane, India’s largest crawler crane, to Sanghvi Movers.

Gates India celebrates 25th anniversary

The Gates pavilion was inaugurated by Deepak Kacker, Director and Head Mining business of Kobelco on May 17, 2022, followed by a lamp lighting ceremony.

Succeeding With Standardisation

Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing gives key considerations to optimise trailer fleets.

Reducing inventory of lubricants

Consolidation of lubricants in any organisation would provide many benefits that include savings in cost, minimizing the risk of cross-contamination, and mainly prevention of expensive machine failures.

Infra push for mini equipment

According to Arizton’s latest research report, India’s construction equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 8.9 per cent during 2022-2028. Mini excavators hold a decent share in the overall construction equipment industry.

Lifting up!

The hoist market is expected to grow at a CAGR of up to 7.3 per cent till 2025.

$5.13 Bn Opportunity!

Growing at a CAGR of 9.4 per cent, the Indian backhoe loader market is likely to touch $5.13 billion from $1.77 billion in 2021.

At Excon: Gates India celebrates 25th anniversary

Gates India Pvt. Ltd. (“Gates”) took part in Excon 2021, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Volvo CE’s New Electric Compact Excavators and Wheel Loader

Contractors can now pre-order any of Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest electric machines: the L20 Electric compact wheel loader and the EC18 and ECR18 Electric compact excavators.

Hamm | HC Series: Advanced Engine Technology for Earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11t, are available with or without a drum drive.

Succeeding With Standardisation

Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing gives key considerations to optimise trailer fleets.

Paving the way

The Indian market has a presence of technologically-advanced pavers with the presence of many national and international manufacturers.

Excon brings more cheer to the season

Excon was spread over 3,00,000 square meters of display area with the participation of over 800 exhibitors from India and abroad.

3i Expo gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry

3i EXPO & Conference— hosted by Industrial Products Finder (IPF) from May 20-21, 2022 in Mumbai—received an arousing response from the Indian manufacturing sectors with senior representatives from some of the leading companies like Emerson, Godrej & Boyce, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, etc visiting the event.

Crushing Need: Energy-Efficiency

Environmental and energy-cost issues make it vital for the crusher and screening equipment industry to focus on energy-efficient machines.

Improving machine productivity

The demand for the hydraulic hose is estimated to grow at a substantial rate from the construction industry owing to the requirement of high operating pressure and maximum abrasion resistance to the equipment.

3i EXPO & Conference gets a rousing response from the manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

3i EXPO & Conference gets an arousing response from manufacturing industry; IPF presents awards to 19 SMEs from across India

High-Speed Rebar Processing from Everest

Since the Indian infrastructure and construction industry are taking a new pace, every contractor is searching for new options to speed up the projects.

Chasing Growth!

Despite rising input costs and transition to CEV stage-IV engines, the CE market is expecting a growth of over 11 per cent in 2022-23.

Bringing biodiesel on the market

Fuel costs and India’s reliance on foreign fuel sources are a constant concern for many construction owners whose businesses are heavily dependent on machinery that requires diesel. Many alternate energy sources have been discussed, researched, and used in the past but, for equipment, the primary form of alternate fuel has become biodiesel.

Don’t Compromise on Vibrating Screen Health

How partnering with a technical OEM for equipment monitoring can help the bottom line.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

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

Maximizing Articulating Joint Life in Compactors

A compactor’s ability to reduce air pockets and increase load-bearing capacity make it vital for construction and roadwork.

Smart Solutions to Augment Steel Production

The Mobilgrease XHPTM 461 is a part of the Mobilgrease XHPTM 460 Series that has been designed to outperform conventional products by applying high-performance proprietary lithium complex manufacturing technology.

Vögele Mobile Power Feeder Increasing Footprints In India

Since 2006, the VÖGELE mobile power feeders, are in use in various national highway projects in Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat.

Machine Reliability: Concept, Reality And Remedy

Respective FMEA for each stage is conducted to assess how the risk is mitigated with the gradual implementation of best practices at the site.

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.

Sustainability in logistics

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Towering Ahead!

The rapid expansion of the real-estate sector and the emergence of high-end infrastructure projects are driving the demand for tower cranes.

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.

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.

Towering up

Crawler cranes are expected to see a surge in demand with the spurt in infrastructure development projects.

Upgrading Technology

Commonly used to construct and maintain gravel and dirt roads, motor graders have also prepared building foundations and drainage ditches, making them popular with government agencies and contractors.

Why CE industry needs automation

The world is entering an age of robotics. Industrial robots have worked in the manufacturing sector for decades, and now they appear in most industries. Construction could be the next industry.

Gmmco, Caterpillar launch Workshop-on-Wheels to serve remote locations

The vehicle has been designed keeping in mind safety and utility for ensuring optimum service capability.

Paving the way ahead

While recent times may have been tough on construction equipment manufacturers, the compactor market is still brimming with optimism.

Companies all over the world are turning to digital integration to increase efficiency in the mining process.

In recent years, mining companies have adopted a growing range of digital solutions. Many have mechanised their operations, moved from the physical to the digital realm by adding equipment sensors.

A sustainable solution for waste management using Kleemann mobile screens

Kleemann MOBISCREEN MS 952 is double deck classifying screen equipped with 9.5 sq m screen casing.

What new construction equipment will 2022 bring?

The outlook on India’s construction equipment sector is optimistic since the country’s needs for infrastructure will continue to grow massively.

Packs a punch!

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

Gaining traction

Growing construction industry supported by global megatrend of urbanisation is expected to drive growth of the global aerial work platform market.

Counting on diggers

Increasing demand for construction and infrastructure activities is anticipated to augment earthmoving equipment market growth in India over the next few years.

OTR tyre market has bright prospect

India OTR tyre market stood at 11.2 million units in 2021 and forecasted to reach 15 million units by 2023. The market is likely to grow at a CAGR of 9.05 per cent in volume terms.

Wirtgen SP 1600 slipform paver sets world records during concrete paving

The SP 1600 slipform paver cost-effectively paves concrete surfaces for traffic areas, roadways, industrial areas or surfaces at airports, such as runways or taxiways, with a working width of up to 16 m and with unparalleled precision.

Reaching new heights

In India, construction hoists have become very popular in the past decade. They are usually used for high-rise towers of height 70 m or more undergoing construction or renovation.

Gearing up for future

The pandemic year has turned out to be a top gear one for the construction equipment segment, which is riding on the government infra spend to see a more than 15 per cent year-on-year rise in domestic sales volumes in FY21 and a doubling of sales in Q1FY22 compared to last year.

Major challenge is lack of standardisation of safety norms

Indiabulls Store One is leading rental equipment provide working on PAN India basis.

Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX

“Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX, and we are proud to be a self-reliant Indian company for almost three decades” – Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer

Concrete proof

Growth is round the corner for concrete equipment as market is projected to cross $1,300 million by 2024, exhibiting a CAGR of 13 per cent because of anticipated growth in the construction industry.

7th India Construction Festival

Organised by the FIRST Construction Council in Mumbai on October 22, the event successfully brought together the who’s who of the infrastructure and construction industry.

An evening to cherish

The 9th Equipment India Awards 2021 recognised the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry. In a colourful ceremony held at Four Seasons in Mumbai, the winners received the awards for their achievements in the respective segments.

Growing at a steady pace

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

Bonfiglioli India: Winning through product innovations & tech

Bonfiglioli has been enhancing construction equipment performance, efficiency, productivity, and reliability for more than 40 years.

Success Story: Smart solutions to augment steel production

The Mobilgrease XHP 461 is a part of the Mobilgrease XHP™ 460 Series that has been designed to outperform conventional products by applying high performance proprietary lithium complex manufacturing technology.

Unlocking the mining potential

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

Keeping up with industry trends

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

We expect heavy truck market in India to grow by 60% in 2021

A healthy mix of construction activities, especially affordable housing and de-regulation of the mining sector with proactive private participation are reviving demand for the tippers segment.

We are a market leader in surface mining

Wirtgen is global market leader in the manufacturing of machines for cutting rock in open cast mining operations. Wirtgen surface miners cut primary resources such as coal, gypsum, iron ore, salt, phosphate, bauxite, limestone or granite, achieving high degrees of purity in the process.

Reducing friction

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

Updates to Grove TMS9000-2 truck crane add more power & faster setup

Manitowoc’s 115 USt capacity Grove TMS9000-2 has been a firm favourite in the truck-mounted crane market ever since its launch in 2017.

Smart road construction in Switzerland’s widest tunnel

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

Engine coolant is liquid engineering at work

If your engine uses a conventional, commercially available heavy-duty or fully formulated coolant, the corrosion inhibitors are used up over time, writes Andy Miller of Perkins.

Liebherr 34 K crane at work in Benelux region

The unique architectural landscape of the Dutch port city of Rotterdam laid at its feet: The 34 K, one of Liebherr’s fast-erecting cranes, was in operation at one of the tallest residential towers in Europe this summer, the Zalmhaven I. The De Zalmhaven development project along the Maas in Rotterdam’s Scheepvaartkwartier district is taking shape.

Hamm | HC series: Advanced engine technology for earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11t, are available with or without a drum drive.

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: I expect this to be our best year

Schwing Stetter is the name synonymous in the concrete equipment segment. Over the years, the company has introduced several path-breaking products in the Indian concrete pumping industry such as SP8800 concrete pumps, CP 30 batching plants and the 10 cu m truck mixers, which became synonymous within the RMC industry.

The new outcome-focused world of manufacturing

Product coding and marking is a small but vital component of all manufacturing operations – an incorrect, or missing code can mean that products can’t be shipped, which can put retailer performance targets at risk, damage brand reputation, and result in significant punitive fines.

Fully loaded with opportunities

For a construction site to function without a loader may be impossible. Add to this the fact that the awareness to use the right tool for the right job is growing. The future of loaders looks bright despite the recent slowdown. The influx of new technology is ensuring that they are ever versatile and profitable to operate.

Craning Forward

Despite uncertainty, the overall market for mobile cranes is expected to grow between 10 to 15 per cent for the next two to three years.

AJAX plays an important role in building modern India

With our indigenously manufactured product portfolio and engineering expertise, we are playing an important role in building modern India by catering to the Indian as well as the global market requirements.