Tipper is one of the crucial heavy vehicles which drive the construction and mining industry. Tipper is a dump truck used to haul sand, gravel, rock, and asphalt, mostly used for these two sectors, including dumping garbage.
The sale of tippers directly proportional to infrastructure and mining sectors, the more infra and mining activities takes places the demand of tipper will go up automatically.
The sale of tippers has reduced in the last few years as both infrastructure and mining activities contracted in the country due to economic slowdown and other various reasons. But after the government ambitious aim to revive country’s infrastructure sector and roll back to the mining activities, bring the good news for M&HCV players who are manufacturing tipper trucks.
Mining sector rolled back after contraction of many years, recently government allocated 47 mines bearing mineral like iron ore, gold, limestone and bauxite for auction. As per the official data, in first 11 months of FY2015-16, mining industry witnessed the growth of 8.2 percent; the growth has been seen after the contraction of four consecutive years.
To meet the target of doubling the coal production to 1.5 billion tonnes by 2020, the government has decided to open the coal sector for commercial mining to private sectors after 40 years.
On infrastructure front, Recently Road Transport & Highways Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari said, government aims to invest Rs 25 lakh crore in roads, railway and shipping infrastructure in next three years and announcement of record budgetary allocation of Rs 2.21 lakh crore for infra sector by Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley during his budget speech, indicates huge construction activities is going to take places across the country, which require huge amount of various types of construction equipment along with Tipper.
Therefore Tipper market has been recovering as government has accelerated the speed of road and highways construction activities in last two years.
As mining activities have started rolling back, road and highways co
nstruction have taken pace and there is an inflow of huge investment in infra sector; this would lift tipper demand in the country, in which AMW Tipper is expected to get a better share along with other major players.
AMW manufacture varieties of tippers for a specialised purpose for both
Construction and mining sector, such as; Model -2518TP (Makes quarrying and construction work easier to handle), 1618TP (Ideal Tipper Hilly terrain), 2523TP Box Body suited for all off-road load challenges), 2523TP Rock Body (suited for all mining applications), 3118 TP (perfect tipper for all hauling operations) and others, claims the company.
AMW tippers are suited for the rough and tumble of mining & quarrying operations, as well as for carrying bulk loads in construction and infrastructure industries. The trucks are fitted with Euro III engines that deliver 180/235-280 HP and 1100 maximum torque. Heavy duty double acting shock absorbers and integral power steering with double UJ ensure a smooth and stable ride.
AMW Tipper model-2518, it is a large fleet of truck and it makes work easier at both mining and construction sites. In this segment, it is available in rock
body cab and cowl to provide better flexibility. As far as specification of this model is concerned, it is fitted with a 5.9 litre 6-cylinder diesel engine. It has an engine capacity of 5,883 cc and top speed is 78km/h. It has fully synchronized gearbox allows comfortable and distinct gearshifts without vibration or noise, enhancing performance and fuel efficiency. The 380mm diameter, power-assisted clutch ensures effortless gear shifting, longer life and reduced slippage. To make the driver feel comfortable and tireless work at construction site, company fitted AC in its cabin with large comfortable bed and interior designed noise-free for better driving experience.