Infrastructure construction projects are typically cost and time intensive. Since the stakes are high, a lot depends upon how you go about choosing the necessary heavy duty construction equipment for your project.

Factors to Keep in Mind When Selecting Construction Equipment

Here’s a check list of some important aspects that determine the proper selection of construction machinery. They will come in handy when evaluating the numerous options available in the market and can also help save on costs in the long run, resulting in higher profitability.

  • Size of Equipment :

    Construction projects need not always be large scale, especially in a country as diverse as India. Therefore, to ensure optimal performance from your construction machinery, make sure to choose type and size of the equipment, as per the nature and size of the project.
  • Versatility of Equipment :

    Choose multitasking construction equipment such as the backhoe loader that can perform a wide variety of construction functions with ease. The versatility of a good backhoe loader – a single-operator machine that can dig, demolish, excavate and transport material – translates into better cost, time and labour efficiency for you.
  • Easy Availability of Spares :

    Check that genuine spare parts affordably priced are easily available over the lifetime of the equipment. Locally available quality spares will keep costs under control and enhance overall profitability by reducing machine downtime periods.
  • Good Service Network and Support :

    Reputed construction equipment manufacturers typically come with the advantage of an extensive and reliable service network. Whether the equipment chosen is put to work at an urban or remote construction site, the assurance of getting timely service, close by, assures peace of mind and greater machine uptime.
  • Consider Using Rental Equipment :

    If you are looking for construction equipment for a one-off project, it is a good idea to consider renting. The market for rental construction machines in India is becoming increasingly sophisticated. So you get a wide choice of high quality, well maintained equipment, at affordable rates, while saving on high machinery and warehousing costs.

Hence, the best approach for contractors and construction companies is to choose construction equipment compatible with their specific project requirements, in line with these key consideration factors.

An established name in construction machinery OEMs, Mahindra Construction Equipment is among the leading construction equipment manufacturers in India. Our range of Made in India and Made for India Mahindra EarthMaster backhoe loaders and RoadMaster graders is built to suit every type of business requirement.

Developed on the back of rigorous research with real-time customer inputs, Mahindra EarthMaster and RoadMaster are high quality, tech-advanced and feature-packed construction machines, designed for Indian conditions and usage patterns. They deliver robust performance with class-leading fuel efficiency and also come in-built with revolutionary Mahindra iMAXX Telematics technology that puts total control of the machine in your hands.

Mahindra Construction Equipment also offers a thoughtfully designed rental service package, including trained and experienced manpower resources, across a wide selection of construction equipment for a hassle-free equipment rental experience.