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What makes excavators smart?

Excavators are now almost a century-old, as an equipment category. It has evolved over the years from a mechanical device to electrically-operated machines and then hydraulically-operated, much faster, production equipment. The evolution is ongoing with the induction of newer technologies to improve various operating parameters like fuel efficiency, faster or safer operations etc. A controller […]

Magma Fincorp, PCRA aim to train 1.5 lakh truckers in 3 years

Mumbai based non-banking finance company Magma Fincorp in collaboration with the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) plans to train 1.5 lakh truck drivers in the next three years with an aim to cut down fuel consumption and curb the number of accidents on roads. Magma has successfully completed the first phase of Highway Heroes, a […]

ExxonMobil, GE ink pact for Jenbacher gas engines

GE has chosen ExxonMobil as its preferred global lubricants supplier for its Jenbacher Type 2, 3 and 9 gas engines. As part of a new global collaboration, ExxonMobil will help owner-operators of Jenbacher gas engines enhance equipment performance through the use of its Mobil Pegasus family of premium gas engine oils. ExxonMobil and GE will […]

Ideal Insurance Brokers organises underwriting & claims workshop in Gurgaon

Ideal Insurance Brokers, one of the leading insurance broking firms in India, organised a whole-day seminar in Gurgaon on 5th August. The seminar focused on infrastructure insurance management, covering insurance policies like contractor’s plant and machinery, contractor’s all risks, goods carrying commercial vehicles and workmen compensation insurance policies. The infrastructure industry involves costly machineries and […]

Sicoma Group Chairman visits Indian facility

Recently the Chairman of Sicoma Group Mr Paolo Galletti visited the company’s manufacturing facility in Bengaluru. Sicoma is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete mixers in the world. Commenting on the visit, Prashanth Kumar, Executive Director at Sicoma Mixers India said, “The visit was very significant for Sicoma Mixers India considering the current Indian […]

“No one understands after-sales support better than Ajax Fiori”

Ajax Fiori (India) Pvt Ltd is one of India’s leading concreting machinery manufacturers. Here’s the excerpt from a Q&A with the company’s Head – Sales, Marketing & Product Support, Debasis Bhattacharya: From a single product manufacturing company with self-loading mixers to a promising complete concreting solutions provider – how do you look back at this […]

<span class="notranslate">More than just a loader</span>

In India, versatility of backhoe loader makes it the first machine to enter the jobsite and the last machine to leave the jobsite. It can perform operations such as site preparation, laying foundation, transferring materials, digging trench, excavating and loading materials, pipelaying, backfilling and the list goes on. In construction activities and infrastructure for small […]

<span class="notranslate">Hyundai CE India appoints Eun Soo Lee as Managing Director</span>

Construction equipment manufacturing major Hyundai Construction Equipment India Pvt Ltd (HCEIPL), a subsidiary of Hyundai Construction Equipment (South Korea), announced appointment of Eun Soo Lee as Managing Director with immediate effect. He succeeds J.Y. Kim who will be taking over as the Global Head – Direct Sales & Service and would be operating from head […]

<span class="notranslate">Ashok Leyland introduces digital marketplace</span>

Digital marketplace consists of 4 apps i-Alert: Helps customers track their vehicle and helps them get vital info on the vehicle’s health. ServiceMandi: Connects customers with rated, trained mechanics with pre agreed rates. e-DIAGNOSTICS: Ensures fast diagnostics, and visual instructions for repair. Leykart: Ensures round the clock availability of the genuine spares along with doorstep […]

<span class="notranslate">Tyres for Excavators and Backhoe Loaders</span>

A variety of concerns come to play, but one needs to understand how important the role of tyres is for excavators and backhoe loaders. Take a look: Suitable for standard applications According to Ankit Maheshwari, Manager – Sales and Marketing, Trident International Pvt Ltd, says, “These machines are normally fitted with pneumatic tyres and due […]