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JK Tyre launches 4 new OTR tyres at Excon 2021

ur new products namely: 45/65-45 58PR VEM 63 L5 TL, 14.00-24 GTL CHAMP 16 PR G3 TT, 12.00-24 HARD ROCK CHAMPION 20PR E4 TT and 16.00-25 VEM 045 44PR E3 TT have been added to their existing product portfolio.

JCB India inaugurates Surana, JCB’s new dealership facility in Bhopal

Offering JCB India’s full product portfolio, the newly inaugurated state-of-the-art facility is set to provide an unmatched customer experience in Bhopal.

World first for Liebherr luffing jib cranes

Two Liebherr 710 HC-L 32/64 Litronic cranes are working on the construction of the Central Boulevard Towers in Singapore.

L&T named second strongest global engineering and construction brand

L&T achieved a significant improvement in its brand strength, with its Brand Strength Index (BSI) increasing by 7.1 points, to 83.9 out of 100, with a corresponding rating of AAA.

About 400 comprehensive GIS-based maps prepares under PM GatiShakti

Minister of Commerce and Industry Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal told the media that about 400 comprehensive geographic information system (GIS)-based maps have already been prepared under PM GatiShakti National Master Plan.

Railways approves Rs 8.34 cr Hyperloop Tech project with IIT Madras

Minister of Railways Communications Electronics & IT Ashwini Vaishnaw sanctioned an Rs 8.34 crore collaborative initiative on Hyperloop Technology proposing a high-speed transportation system with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

Tigercat enters dozer market

Tigercat Industries has introduced a new dozer purpose-built for forestry applications, the TCi 920.

Automation is the top priority in all our plants

India has done a marvelous job in road building and irrigation, opening new doors for infra equipment. Ashok Chhajer, Senior General Manager, OE Sales, Balkrishna Industries, shares how these initiatives have boosted sales.

We have launched 14 new products

Being a pioneer in the construction equipment manufacturing industry, Schwing Stetter India has been growing exponentially during the pandemic.

India offers a huge opportunity for the growth of the CE industry

Ammann is a world-leading supplier of mixing plants, machines and services to the construction industry with core expertise in road building and transportation infrastructure. Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director, Ammann India, speaks on the various technological display during Excon.

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.

Tips to reduce compressed air energy costs

Everything in our lives requires a regular check-up, and in most cases timely replacement. This safeguards proper functionality and most importantly, responsible for the better performance.

L&T, Komatsu & Scania showcase Biofuel compatible equipment

Larsen & Toubro, Komatsu India and Scania India have put together an impressive display at Excon 2021 to showcase their technological strengths and service capabilities and reaffirm their strong commitment to sustainability.

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.

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

Significant boost in turnover of Liebherr in 2021

In 2021, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of Euro 11,639 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted an overall increase of Euro 1,298 million or 12.6 per cent.

We will be launching track mounted compact range of crushing & screening machines

Excon is one of the largest construction equipment trade fairs and has been playing an important role in bringing out the latest technologies and solutions and we at Terex are proud to be a part of the 11th edition taking place this year

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

Our range will focus on meeting stringent emission standards

Anjali Pandey, Engine Business and Components Business Leader, Cummins India, speaks on the key products on display during Excon.

We will be having six new launches during Excon

VG Sakthikumar Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Rise in steel and commodity prices has increased input cost

Anand Sundaresan Managing Director, Ammann India

Double-digit growth likely

Excon is a large, popular and established platform for the construction equipment industry in India where corporates, large infrastructure companies, contractors and their subcontractors, project construction professionals and retail customers meet original equipment producers and suppliers.

What’s Ahead in CE Manufacturing Sector

The article is authored by Himanshu Sharma, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communication, B&R Industrial Automation.

How can manufacturing industry leverage cloud computing

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

Don’t Compromise on Vibrating Screen Health

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

India’s semiconductor pursuit gets a strong push

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), the top trade association representing the U.S. semiconductor industry, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the premier trade group representing India’s semiconductor and electronics systems design and manufacturing industry, to foster collaboration and identify potential opportunities between the two countries in the semiconductor sector.

Infra growth to boost filter demand

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

We are well known in the field of manufacturing crane safety systems

Vijay Tikhe, Partner, Cranesafe Technologies, speaks on the present scenario regarding crane safety systems in India.

Volvo CE and Norrhydro develop electro-hydraulic solution

Volvo Construction Equipment and Finland’s Norrhydro have developed a digital hydraulic actuator that increases productivity while cutting fuel bills and CO2 emissions in construction applications.

NIP can make CE tick

As per the ICEMA report, the Indian construction equipment (CE) industry has experienced a 23 per cent drop in sales at the end of the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3FY22) compared to Q3FY21.

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.

The New Outcome-Focused World Of Manufacturing

The article outlines how smart, connected services can be used to drive efficiencies and provide insight to inform decision-making that ensures competitiveness while improving performance and profits.

DICV’s Sustainability Goals

As an environmentally-conscious organisation, DICV is also moving forward along a roadmap that helps tackle climate change while spurring economic growth.

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.

Electrification will play an important role in defining the drive trains of the future.”

Customer remains at the centre of defining all our activities and it starts with understanding customer’s application and designing customised solutions, that consider the optimal performance requirements and deliver them in the most effective way.

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.

The world is transitioning towards sustainable business practices.

Our emphasis has always been to keep the customer foremost in our mind. We have therefore, laid special emphasis on customer-friendly products and solutions that are easy to adapt to and help in enhancing usability and serviceability.

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.

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.

Use of advanced automation is transforming infra development

Today, automation vendors and OEMs are shifting their focus significantly according to the needs of their customers, i.e., end-users. This results in a wide-ranging transformation of products, solutions, and business models

Toshiba bags ozone treatment system contract from L&T

Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation (hereafter TISS) announced that they have concluded a contract with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for three ozone generators at the Chandrawal Water Treatment Plant in Delhi, being executed by Delhi Jal Board.

L&T awarded contract for heavy civil infra biz

The heavy civil infrastructure business vertical of L&T Construction has won a significant order from the prestigious Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to design and construct the underground metro project of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.

Trimble, Qualcomm partner on mapping

Trimble RTX GNSS technology is now available for Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 888 Mobile Platforms.

Kohler Engines approves use of HVO for diesel engines

Kohler Engines said it will be using hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVO) in all its diesel engines.

Tata Motors Construck: “Carry More! Earn More!”

Construck offers the high-capacity load bodies at various tonnage nodes to ensure higher business productivity.

Increasing Productivity

The global hydraulic motors market is expected to witness a CAGR of over 4.5 per cent, during the forecast period, 2020-2025.

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.

L&T awarded contract for heavy civil infra biz

The heavy civil infrastructure business vertical of L&T Construction has won a significant order from the prestigious Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to design and construct the underground metro project of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.

L&T dispatches 700 MWe steam generator to GHAVP

The heavy engineering arm of Larsen & Toubro, flagged off the fourth steam generator (SG) for NPCIL’s indigenously designed 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWR) to be set up at Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (GHAVP) in Fatehabad district of Haryana.

Kohler Engines approves use of HVO for diesel engines

Kohler Engines said it will be using hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVO) in all its diesel engines.

The revolution in mining

While many technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones, etc. already being used in the mining industry, advanced automation and Industrial IoT can solve the industry's challenges at the core.

Tata Hitachi’s latest EX70 Prime Series hydraulic excavator

Tata Hitachi launched its advanced cutting-edge EX70 Prime Series Hydraulic Excavator from its Dharwad Plant. This launch signals the introduction of Tata Hitachi’s new range of Prime Series hydraulic excavators.

Liebherr presents 470 EC-B flat-top crane

The flagship crane with intelligent assistance systems offers a jib length of 80 metres. This reach can be increased to 83 metres by means of a jib extension, thereby breaking new ground in the competitive market.

JLG introduces new Quad Tracks for 600S and 660SJ boom lifts

JLG Industries is offering new Quad Tracks for its 600S and 660SJ boom lifts. JLG Quad Tracks are made up of four triangular rubber track systems, measuring 34 inches high by 54 inches long by 18 inches wide each.

JCB launches its new 50Z-1 mini excavator with zero tail swing

Joseph Cyril Bamford (JCB) has launched its range of compact excavators with zero tail swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet.

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.

JCB’s zero Tailswing 50Z-1 compact excavator

JCB has expanded its range of compact excavators with the zero tail-swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet over its predecessor, the 48Z.

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.

JLG introduces new Quad Tracks for 600S and 660SJ boom lifts

JLG Quad Tracks are made up of four triangular rubber track systems, measuring 34 inches high by 54 inches long by 18 inches wide each.

JCB launches its new 50Z-1 mini excavator with zero tail swing

Joseph Cyril Bamford (JCB) has launched its range of compact excavators with zero tail swing 50Z-1, boosting dig depth to 12 feet 7 inches and dump height to 14 feet.

GOMACO unveils first electric slipform curb paver

GOMACO showed the world the first battery-powered curb and gutter slipform paver at World of Concrete 2022 in Las Vegas.

Frankfurt: LED cube perfectly positioned

Precision handling was paramount when a Liebherr MK 110 was deployed at Germany’s largest temporary open-air theatre

Liebherr cranes help create impressive stage sets

As soon as the stone steps in the ancient Roman amphitheater are clear, the Liebherr 125 K starts to unfold itself. Its straightforward assembly, without the need for extra equipment, was one of the main reasons why the Italian Liebherr dealer Niederstätter opted for Liebherr’s largest fast-erecting crane for the Opera Festival held at the Arena Di Verona.

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.

Battery vehicles are now trending in the market

Today India is one of the fastest-growing economies – power consumption and steel are prime indicators of growth, and are having a northward trend hence the demand for minerals and metals both are growing in India.

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.

Opportunities galore

The construction industry across the globe is anticipated to present significant opportunities for construction equipment.

Stromag launches SHPU range of hydraulic power units

Stromag has launched its all-new range of SHPU hydraulic power packs, which are suitable for use with Stromag hydraulic brakes and clutches.

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.

Criticality of component supplies!

During one of my discussions with a friend who is CEO of one of the engineering and equipment firms in India, I vividly recall the distress expressed over the shortage of good quality component supplies, and its cascading effect on the entire supply chain and customer deliverables.

Liebherr presents 470 EC-B flat-top crane

With a maximum lifting capacity of 16 or 20 tonnes, this crane is now the largest in the “Tough Ones” family.

New NC-B 12-70 demonstrates its strength in Saudi Arabia

With a 12-tonne lifting capacity and a 70-metre reach, the NC-B 12-70 is the most powerful tower crane in the NC-B series

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

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.

John Deere to hold majority ownership in Kreisel Electric

John Deere is ready to acquire majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian-based developer of immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology.

L&T bags contracts for heavy civil infrastructure biz

The construction arm of L&T has secured an order from esteemed National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) to design and construct Package No. – MAHSR-C-5 of the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project.

Deere to acquire ownership in battery tech company

Expanding its investment in alternative power, John Deere is set to acquire majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian-based developer of immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology.

John Deere to hold majority ownership in Kreisel Electric

John Deere is ready to acquire majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian-based developer of immersion-cooled, high-density battery technology.

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).

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.

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.

New Liebherr MK 88-4.1 heads to Italy

The Italian transport and crane company F.lli Zanoletti S.p.A. is upgrading its fleet with a new Liebherr MK 88-4.1 mobile construction crane.

We stand out in product quality, pricing & availability

With over 330 years of innovation and passion, Husqvarna 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.

Leveraging cloud computing

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

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.

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.

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.

Demand for drives is linked to levels of automation

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) continues to be the largest industry for LV motor drives. The sector is nearly twice the size of the next largest.

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.

DICV’s ambitious sustainability goals for 2025 and beyond

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced its ‘Seven Statements for Sustainability’, a series of goals aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and protecting the local environment.

L&T awarded contracts for its various businesses

The construction arm of L&T has secured orders for its businesses in India.

Tips to reduce compressed air energy costs despite production demand

One area that offers manufacturers a significant opportunity for savings is to recover the waste heat from air compressors.

Atlas Copco to acquire leading provider of vacuum pumps in India

Atlas Copco, a leading innovator in portable air compressors, light towers, pumps and handheld tools, has agreed to acquire HHV Pumps.

Success Story: Successful steel operations with superior lubrication solutions

The backbone of industrial operations, India’s steel industry is among the largest in the world. According to estimates by India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), the country produced the second highest amount of crude steel in June 2021, and is expected to witness further growth in the days to come.

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.

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

Hatgine of Ifm: Covid-19 has expedited transition to automated systems

Amit Hatgine, Manager-System Business, Ifm electronic, on automation and control solutions offered by the company for construction equipment.

L&T awarded contracts for its various businesses

The construction arm of L&T has secured orders for its Metallurgical & Material Handling (MMH) and Buildings & Factories (B&F) businesses in India