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CV industry expects turnaround in H2FY25

During FY24, the CV industry faced unexpected challenges, resulting in muted volume growth of 0.7 per cent.

Cummins India launches global competency centre in Pune

The center will enable the company to scale operational efficiencies

Doosan Bobcat India inaugurates State-of-the-Art manufacturing factory expansion at Gummidipundi

The compact excavators are expected to enter full-scale production starting 2025

Loading the Future

Recent innovations in wheel loader technology have been transformative, and electric wheel loaders are at the forefront of this revolution.

Caterpillar Launches New Facelift Excavators

The Cat 323D3 and 320D3 machines are equipped with the new electrohydraulic system to reduce fuel consumption, and maintenance costs and improve operational controllability and efficiency.

2030 Goal: 250,000 Excavators!

India aims to increase its annual production from approximately 85,000 units to 250,000 units by 2030, driven by infrastructure investments in roads, railways, and mining

Safety-Focused Conveyor Belt Cleaner for Easy Maintenance

Secondary cleaners play an essential role in the belt cleaning process by significantly reducing the volume of dust and fines dropped as carryback on the belt return.

Enhancing Efficiency and Safety

Telehandlers have emerged as indispensable equipment in India’s burgeoning infrastructure and industrial sectors, offering versatility, efficiency, and safety in material handling operations.

How Attachments Revolutionise Equipment Utilisation

Purchasing additional attachments helps to increase the host machine’s ability to tackle more jobs.

Urbanisation Boosts Attachments Market

Rapid urbanisation and infrastructure expansion propel the demand for excavator attachments, driving market growth exponentially.

Gates Corp Invests to Establish Gates Global Technical Centre in Lalru, Punjab

Gates aims to enhance its capabilities in innovation to deliver advanced solutions to its global customer base.

Indian CE Sales Rise YoY

Indian Construction Equipment industry sales recorded 5 per cent YoY growth; 31 per cent MoM degrowth in April 2024.

CASE India rolls out first skid steer loader for India market

The company announced the foray of its indigenously made SSL in India during last edition of CII EXCON

The Concrete Revolution

Groundbreaking concrete equipment is driving the industry forward at an unprecedented pace.

Driving Innovation

OTR tyre innovation is transforming India’s mining and construction industries.

We are investing in our service infrastructure

Schwing Stetter India is a leading manufacturer of concreting equipment in India, producing a wide range of products. The company’s Chairman and Managing Director VG Sakthikumar speaks on their products that address the needs and challenges of the Indian market.

India’s CE market is growing rapidly due to urbanisation

KYB Conmat, one of the leading global concrete equipment manufacturers, produces concrete batching plants, paving machines, pumps, transit mixers, and self-loading mixers. Kalpesh Soni, Vice President, Marketing, KYB Conmat, speaks on the recent innovations and advancements in their product line.

The mini excavator market is expected to grow significantly

Case Construction Equipment sells and supports a full line of high-performance construction equipment. The company’s Managing Director Shalabh Chaturvedi speaks on the factors that drive the demand for mini equipment in the Indian construction industry.

Preventive Maintenance for Peak Productivity

Choosing a condition monitoring system to minimise downtime and maximise ROI, writes THIAGO HENRIQUE BUOSO.

We focus on sustainability across our operations

Ajax Engineering is a pioneering force in the construction equipment industry, renowned for its innovative solutions and cutting-edge technology. Specialising in concrete machinery, Ajax offers a diverse range of products including transit mixers, concrete pumps, batching plants, and more, catering to the needs of the construction sector globally. In an exclusive interaction, Subhabrata Saha, Managing Director, AJAX Engineering, speaks on the company’s sustainable practices and initiatives in its manufacturing processes.

Innovation is one of the key pillars of our company.”

Persevering on the path of progress since its inception in 1997, Trident has been the specialist in design, development and distribution of industrial tyres and tracks. Shyam Gyanani, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Trident International, speaks on the current state of OTR tyre manufacturing industry in India.

Caterpillar unveils largest track loader - The powerful Cat 973

A track loader is the one machine that can do it all – clear, load, dig, carry, fill, and more – even in tough or slick ground conditions. The new Cat® 973 track loader combines unmatched versatility with up to 10 per cent better fuel efficiency, more productivity, cab improvements, and optional Payload technology. The 275 hp (205 kW) crawler loader has an operating weight of 65,901 lb (29,892 kg) and replaces the 973K worldwide. It joins the 953 (160 hp/119 kW) and 963 (202 hp/151 kW) in the Cat track loader line.

India’s CE Sales Surge 26% in FY24

With total equipment sales crossing 1,35,650 units as against 1,07,779 lakh units in FY23, the Indian construction equipment industry has recorded a 26 per cent increase in overall sales volume for the financial year 2023-24, surpassing all projections.

AI and ML Reshape Pre-Owned Market

In the used construction equipment industry, CRM plays a pivotal role in fostering lasting relationships with clients and optimising business processes.

Powering Continued Global Growth

A new addition to their wheeled excavator lineup, the 10-tonne EW100, utilises both the 2.8 and 3.6-litre Perkins engines to achieve the power and ability of a 14-tonne machine.

Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) ‘hidden hero’ enabling energy transition built on 100-year safety legacy

MCB’s has transformed our daily lives by ensuring the safety of both commercial and residential buildings

Caterpillar unveils largest track loader - The powerful Cat 973

New 973 rounds out updated CAT® track loader lineup

Building Strong Foundation

The increasing number of construction projects is driving a surge in demand for piling, drilling, and deep foundation equipment.

Localisation is the key to success

Doosan Portable Power, now under the Bobcat brand, offers a range of reliable and versatile portable power equipment designed for various jobsite needs. This includes portable air compressors, generators, and light towers engineered to maximise productivity with long runtimes, extended maintenance intervals, and durability. Dasika Ramarao, General Manager – Sales & Marketing, Doosan Portable Power, speaks on the applications of mobile air compressors in construction, mining, and drilling operations.

The Indian crushing and screening equipment market is experiencing a revival

MB Crusher specialises in the manufacturing of crusher buckets and screening buckets, which are designed, patented, and produced exclusively in Italy. Their products transform excavators, backhoe loaders, and other machinery into mobile crushing and screening tools. Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher India, speaks in on the key trends and developments in the Indian crushing and screening equipment market.

Power Under Pressure

Hydraulic hoses are the lifelines of construction equipment, powering machines to move earth, lift loads, and shape our urban landscapes.

Mastering Hydraulic Hose Selection

Choosing the right hydraulic hoses is critical for system performance and safety. This article offers essential insights into hose selection, covering factors like pressure ratings, diameters, materials, and safety considerations, ensuring optimal functionality and risk mitigation.

Study Proves Viability of Urban Electric Construction

Volvo CE is one of the collaborators which has played a key role in the research project, by project managing the tests and providing electric machines in various sizes and models.

The Crushing Evolution!

What are the key criteria sought by operators of crushers and screens? And how do modern models differ in their features and capabilities?

RAHSTA to showcase cutting-edge road construction tech, says NCC Director

14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

Sany introduces India’s first locally manufactured, fully electric open cast mining truck

SKT105E Electric Dump Truck represents a new era in mining technology

Transforming Construction

The market for skid steer loaders is anything but static, constantly shaped by a confluence of factors spanning economic conditions, technological innovations, and industry-specific dynamics.

Booming Demand

Industrial cranes are witnessing a soaring demand as they play a crucial role in various sectors, from construction to logistics, contributing to India's infrastructural growth.

Unleashing Power

From excavators to cranes, hydraulic motors power modern construction equipment, ensuring precise and powerful task execution.

OEMs are evaluating multiple options of adopting alternate fuel.”

BKR Prasad – General Manager, Marketing, Tata Hitachi Construction Equipment

SSLs have garnered significant demand compared to other CE

Shalabh Chaturvedi, Managing Director, CASE Construction Equipment – India & SAARC region

A Leap Towards Cleaner Future

Hengst Filtration has unveiled cutting-edge filtration plant in Bengaluru, pioneering sustainable development in India.

What AI can do for the CE industry

Productivity, safety and uptime are crucial drivers in the CE industry, where machine downtime can cost more than $1 million per day.

Recent crane designs incorporate automation from the past few years

Neeraj Waghela, Head – Product Development, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), speaks on what sets the company’s cranes apart from competitors in terms of design, functionality, and performance.

Paving the Way for Optimal Performance

As L&T continues to navigate the crossroads of innovation and sustainability, integrating AI and ML in construction equipment stands out as a beacon of progress.

Hengst Filtration Unveils State-of-the-Art Facility in Bengaluru

Hengst Filtration Unveils State-of-the-Art Facility in Bengaluru

Construction 2.0

How AI is Reshaping Construction Equipment!

Construction 2.0

How AI is Reshaping Construction Equipment!

An Insight into the Future

The company’s plant software, though not fitting into any conventional AI and autonomous operations philosophies entirely, has begun incorporating ML algorithms to a certain extent.

Machines Made Smarter

Construction equipment equipped with AI can detect the presence of objects or workers in its vicinity and automatically adjust its operations to ensure safety.

Schwing Stetter’s boom pump: Revolutionising the construction industry

The unique and compact boom pump is designed to optimise job site mobility and efficiency.

Cosmos Pumps Drops 'The Giant': A Herculean Dewatering Pump, Transforming Mines with Techno-Magic

Cosmos Pumps, a pioneering force in dewatering pump solutions, proudly introduces “THE GIANT” Dewatering Pump, a cutting-edge innovation poised to revolutionize the global mining industry.

The Future of Construction

Some construction machines such as autonomous excavators or dozers are able to perform certain pre-programmed tasks autonomously.

CASE India extends its presence in Rajasthan

The company inaugurates new dealership in Jaipur

Navigating the future

Ongoing advancements in technology, including the integration of IoT, AI, and automation, are revolutionising the construction and mining equipment market.

Transforming pre-owned CE industry

In the used construction equipment industry, CRM plays a pivotal role in fostering lasting relationships with clients and optimising business processes.

Rise of Smart Factories

Collaborative robotics, virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR) promote safer and more productive work environments.

Safety at New Heights

Mobile cranes are relatively easier to operate, manoeuvre, and optimise. However, they are highly prone to accidents.

Vision 2030 Drives Growth

The compaction equipment industry in India has witnessed significant technological advancements in recent years. Manufacturers are integrating advanced features, such as GPS technology and telematics, into their machines to enhance precision and efficiency.

Boost on the cards for auto components?

The Indian automotive industry sector has a positive outlook for the upcoming Budget, with expectations for updates on the FAME 3 scheme, PLI sops, and GST revision.

Revolutionising Construction

Concrete construction has evolved significantly, impacting both equipment choices and operational strategies.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Grading the Future

As the demand for advanced road networks and improved connectivity continues to surge, the clamor for motor graders in the construction industry is reaching unprecedented heights.

Beyond the Dust

The market for construction equipment filters is influenced by global economic conditions, as construction activity often correlates with economic growth.

Revolutionising the Indian Cement Industry

Indian Cement Review hosted the ICR Conference and Awards 2023 and the 14th Indian Cement EXPO with top notch companies, industry experts and thought leaders. Kanishka Ramchandani presents a special report.

Breaking New Ground

Excon showcased the latest in construction technology, reflecting India’s commitment to revolutionising the industry and establishing itself as a global leader in machinery innovation.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

Manual tools, such as hammers and chisels, became the instruments of choice.

Hydrogen-Powered Revolution!

As the hydrogen-powered revolution gains momentum, India stands at the forefront of a cleaner and more sustainable automotive future.

Revolutionising Industrial Sustainability

Modern industries are integrating the practice of drawing periodic oil samples to meticulously track the condition of lubricants and machine health

Breathing Life into Projects

Air compressors are essential in the construction, maintenance, and repair work at infrastructure project sites.

Vinita Singhania receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Indian Cement Review Awards

Vinita Singhania receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Indian Cement Review Awards

Indian Cement Industry Set to Build 100-150MT Capacity

The 14th Cement Expo and 9th Indian Cement Review Conference 2023 flags off

DICV inaugurates two BharatBenz regional training centers

The company aims to train 3,500+ BharatBenz drivers, sales and service personnel every year

How critical equipment helped rescue trapped workers in Uttarkashi tunnel collapse

Manual tools, such as hammers and chisels, became the instruments of choice

Navigating the Road Ahead

The market for sensor pavers is expected to grow at 7-8 per cent CAGR over five years.

Driving Dynamics

Hydraulic motors are integral to the driving dynamics of construction equipment, providing the necessary power, precision, and control for a wide range of applications.

Heavy Truck Chassis: Maximising Longevity

Construction equipment is the backbone of infrastructure development, and heavy machinery requires a long-lasting chassis to excel in harsh environments.

We will be showcasing our latest crusher models, screeners, and drum cutters

We believe that India is a pertinent market for the advantages offered by MB products and their features, given its vast geographical expanse,” says Piero Guizzetti, CEO, MB Crusher India, while speaking on the market in India for MB products

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

Forging Ahead in India's Equipment Rental Landscape

Premier Heavy Lift is strategically investing in mega crawler cranes with a lifting capacity exceeding 800 tonne.

SIAM Conclave Focuses on Building Resilient Supply Chain

Industry experts and leaders came together to address challenges in the supply chain.

B&R India organises 7th Innovations Day in Pune

The event experienced the future of automation with ground-breaking innovations, especially for machine builders, system integrators and end users.

Boosting Productivity

The construction machinery attachments market was valued at $5.76 billion in 2021 and is expected to surpass a net valuation of $7.58 billion by 2027 end, registering a solid CAGR growth of 4.68% over the forecast period.

No Bumps in the Road

India has been investing significantly in infrastructure development, including the construction of roads, highways, and expressways. This investment has driven the demand for road construction equipment.

Guarding by Location: Danger and Compliance

Despite its nearly global acceptance as a concept in industrial safety, the practice of guarding by location remains a particular problem for overhead conveyor applications.

The Indian excavator market stands at around 25,000 machines

During the recently-held JCB Excavator Day in Pune, Deepak Shetty, CEO and Managing Director, JCB India, speaks on the current market share of excavators in the Indian construction equipment industry and JCB’s position within it.

Innovations in CE to Meet Tomorrow’s Infra Needs

The significance of construction equipment cannot be overstated, as it drives efficiency, precision, and safety across projects of all magnitudes. Within the construction equipment industry, innovation is the crucial cornerstone for tackling evolving challenges and achieving sustainability objectives, says Shalabh Chaturvedi, Managing Director - India & SAARC, CASE Construction Equipment.

Charting growth path for road sector

The 13th India Roads Conference (IRC) – with the theme of "Road Construction Business: Establishing safe, sustainable, inclusive and intelligent road network in India” – explored new opportunities for stakeholders in the road construction business.

New energy equipment at BICES 2023

BICES has clearly become a significant platform and support for the construction machinery industry.

Schwing Stetter, Caterpillar, Tata Hitachi, ACE & SANY bag multiple awards at 11th Equipment India Awards

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 celebrated and rewarded excellence in eleven Bestseller product categories.

Schwing Stetter India wins big at Equipment India Awards 2023

The 11th Equipment India Awards 2023 took place on October 12, 2023, at Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi.

Pushing new boundaries

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

Poised for growth

As coal mining activity escalates, the need for tipper trucks will rise.

Safe conveyor equipment design

To meet the demands for greater safety and improved production, some manufacturers have introduced equipment designs that are not only engineered for safer operation and servicing but also reduced maintenance time.

Fuelling Innovation

Lubricants are essential to keeping engines and industrial machinery in optimal condition.

Building the Future

The market for wheel loaders is seeing fresh traction due to the buoyancy in road construction activities. Fresh off take of coal due to a surge in thermal power production is adding to the demand.

CRUSH, SCREEN, EXCEL

The crushing and screening equipment market — which is driven by aggregate and construction industries, road projects, and railway lines — is believed to grow at a faster pace.

There is a growing interest in electric wheel loaders

Amit Bansal, Director, Sales & Marketing, Building Constructions Products (BCP) Division, Caterpillar India, speaks on the technology and innovation that goes into the design and manufacturing of wheel loaders.

Safe conveyor equipment design

To meet the demands for greater safety and improved production, some manufacturers have introduced equipment designs that are not only engineered for safer operation and servicing but also reduced maintenance time.