Other than tyres, BKT introduced its radial SR423, which is mainly used for road construction tippers. Besides adding to its radial range, BKT has an entire range of tires for construction, tippers mining and quarrying.
According to the Off-Highway Research Indian Annual Review 2018, construction equipment sales in India grew 17 per cent in 2017-18, building on the 36 per cent upswing witnessed in the previous year, notes Ajay Aneja, Brand Leader, CASE India.
With a consolidated presence in all major infrastructure, construction, heavy engineering and industrial projects across the country, Action Construction Equipment (ACE) is now making headway into the earthmoving and road machinery segments.
Roads and highways have been important and critical in the overall revival of the industry from 2015 to 2017. 'The sector is a positive growth driver and it is reassuring for the industry to see it continuing to move ahead,' says Jasmeet Singh, Head-Corporate Communications and External Relations, JCB India.
With 1,878 operative major mines in 2016 -equitably spread over metallic minerals, non-metallic minerals and coal - and vast mining resources, the prospects are bright for India's rich mining equipment supply chain.