Top Four Mining and Construction Equipment

Insight Into the Top Four Mining and Construction Equipment Manufacturers In The World:

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The mining and construction equipment Industry is reputed for the use of heavy equipment and machinery.   Here are the top four operators in the industry…

THE TOP FOUR OPERATORS IN THE INDUSTRY:

Case Construction Equipment

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Case CE is reputed to be the third largest manufacturer of heavy machinery and construction equipment in the globe after Caterpillar and Komatsu, in that order.
The company successfully merged with New Holland in 1999, leading to the creation of CNH Global. This successor company has continued with production of both brands in wide repute  -Case Int.Harvester and Case Construction Equipment.
The company manufactures a wide variety of heavy duty and engineering vehicles  at its different locations across the globe. These locations include; Italy,Japan,Czech Republic,United States and Brazil.

The popular brands from this manufacturer include;

Loaders
Graders
Loader backhoes
Wheel Loaders
Telescopic handlers
Crawler dozers
Skid Steer loaders
Dump trucks
Forklifts

Over the last decade, Case has made available a variety of products that have propeled the construction and heavy equipment industry to new vistas. In 2005, the company released the 400 series skid steer loader that have the improved features of productivity and reliability that were all new to the Industry. Its 500,000th unit of loader backhoe  was made available in 2005.

Now in operation for more than 150 years, Case CE is in renown for high quality,productive and reliable products which it has made available to several operators in a wide range of industries from mining to haulage.

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Caterpillar Incorporated

cat(1)This company based in Peoria, illinois is known for the production  of mining and construction equipment .It has a huge reputation as one of the most prominent manufaturers of natural gas and diesel engines, mining and construction equipment  and industrial gas turbines.
The company came into being in 1925  and is listed among the elite 30 companies with stock track on the Dow Jones Index. It is rated with a capitalization of about $30  billion dollars and is the construction and mining equipment number one company. It also retained the fortune 500 listing over the years.

The company have a huge market in Mexico,Russia India,England, Sweden among others. It has established  facilities in these countries for production and roll out of its top notch products.

It is a well known and a familiar brand across the globe with the following products;

Wheel loaders
Backhoe Loaders
Motor Graders
Excavators
Heavy duty trucks

The company has  kept a product range that is in high demand across the construction and mining Industry in various parts of the globe.

These products find relevance in a variety of circumstances that prove difficult for regular products

Diesel Engines
Gas Turbines
Heavy duty engines
These are deployed for the operation of locomotives, Trucks and Ships

It has grown a large pool  of diverse dealers across the globe from the Atlantic to the pacific that are able to operate individual platforms  independent of Caterpillar . They have their own operational and exclusive territory.Caterpillar Inc provides extensive technical support to their dealers that helps them to leverage and provide vital after sales maintenance support to customers.
This huge company has a staff strength of more than a hundred thousand people worldwide in territories across the globe and in the United States.
The trademark of the company remains the very visible bright yellow background that sits on all its products.

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Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll RandThis company ranks on the list of major manufacturers in the world of vehicle manufacturing in the mining and heavy equipment world. Since it was established in 1871, it has managed to stay on, building rugged vehicles that fits the bill in the offroad and heavy equipment world.

Ingersoll Rand has proven the reputation as  a top notch  manufacturer in the engineering vehicles  industry. It has  a large scale  product base  and  company has  been  profitable and has stayed at the helm of the competitors list since being founded in 1871.

This company is headqauarted in the Bermuda Islands. It has operational bases and sites located in the city of Montvale,New Jersey. It has pursued a policy of global expansion and has sites across the globe.
This global brand is well known for its construction and mining Industry equipment manufacturing with products like;

backhoes,
excavators,
wheel loaders,
compressors and
tractors.

Its, involvement in other Industries results in the production of names like like;Hussman,Falcon Door Hardware,Thermoking,Trane,Club Car and Normbau. It has topped annual revenues in the range of $17 billion dollars as at 2010.
They have developed a network of dealers around the globe with products rolled out from a number of countries. The staff strength of this company is in excess of 64,000 worldwide and rates as the third biggest operator in the Industry benhind Caterpillar and Komatsu.

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Komatsu

komatsu-logo-300dpi_NjI2ODUzXzYyNjg1M1oThis giant operator was established in 1917 and was originally knon as Komatsu Iron Works. It has stuck with the tradition of high quality ,with reliable products that has earned it an enviable name in the construction and mining Industry.

In some oarts of the globe, Komatsu ranks as the top operator in the Industry,bettering the lot than Caterpillar It has been on the tipping scale with Ingersoll on who becomes a 2nd best after Caterpillar. It has stayed ahead on the Asian pecking order riding roughshod over markets in Japan, China and Middle East. It has manufacturing bases in North America ,South America ,Eurpoe ans Asia.

The first product made by the company came off the assembly line in 1931 and has kept the renown through the ages. Its primary forte in the 1930s through 1940s was the production of Military Vehicles after which it rolled over to non-military vehicles  production. Known products from this company imclude;

Bulldozers
Forklifts

This production line for a variety of uses in the mining and construction Industry has earned it more traction over the years post 2nd world war.
Its export market opened up from 1967, with the United States market receiving its time tested products. It has continued to rival Caterpillar on several fronts since then.

Its most renown brands include

D575,which is the largest heavy machinery in the bulldozer range , worldwide.
PC200-8 Komatsu Hybrid Excavator also share top honours.

These products are known to be high in energy savings, and has kept the top of the bill as the front runner in that light.

With a staff strength that exceeds 40,000 , are spread across many operating bases in the globe