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Earthmoving Equipment Market Size - By Product (Excavators, Loaders, Backhoe, Compaction Equipment), By Application (Construction, Underground Mining, Surface Mining), Regional Insights & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI408
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Earthmoving Equipment Market Size

Earthmoving Equipment Market size is set to record more than 3% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. With rapid urbanization, infrastructure development, and increasing demand for residential and commercial spaces, there is high demand for earthmoving machinery.


Earthmoving Equipment Market

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There is surge in construction activities across both developing and developed regions. Moreover, the factors such as technological advancements, government investments in infrastructure projects, and the increasing need for efficient & cost-effective construction methods are favoring the industry outlook.  

Earthmoving Equipment Market Drivers & Restraints

Urbanization and population growth are compelling factors, leading to increased construction of residential and commercial spaces, as well as infrastructural projects such as roads, bridges, and airports. In addition, the adoption of advanced technologies like telematics, GPS, and automation in earthmoving machinery has led to enhanced precision, safety, and productivity. The government initiatives aimed at revitalizing infrastructure, particularly in emerging economies, contribute significantly to market growth.


Despite the promising growth prospects, the earthmoving equipment industry faces certain restraints. High initial costs associated with purchasing and maintaining these heavy machines pose a challenge for small and medium-sized construction firms. Additionally, stringent emission regulations and environmental concerns have driven the need for eco-friendly equipment, which increase manufacturing costs. Economic fluctuations and geopolitical uncertainties also impact the demand for earthmoving machinery,affecting the overall market growth.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a mixed impact on the earthmoving equipment market. While construction projects were temporarily halted in some regions due to lockdowns and supply chain disruptions, the market quickly rebounded as construction activities resumed. The pandemic underscored the importance of mechanization and automation in construction, driving further interest in advanced earthmoving machinery to minimize labor dependency and ensure project continuity even during challenging times.

Earthmoving Equipment Market Trends

Current trends in the earthmoving equipment market indicate a shift towards electric and hybrid machinery, driven by the need for reduced emissions and improved fuel efficiency. The integration of IoT and data analytics is becoming more prevalent, enabling real-time monitoring, predictive maintenance, and better operational insights. Rental and leasing services are gaining popularity, allowing construction companies to access the latest equipment without significant upfront costs. Moreover, the focus on ergonomic design and operator comfort is enhancing the efficiency and safety of earthmoving machinery.


Earthmoving Equipment Market Analysis

The excavators segment is predicted to witness substantial growth from 2023 to 2032, owing to their widespread usage in activities like digging, trenching, and material handling in construction projects. The excavators are known for their adaptability to various applications and are available in varied sizes with different technologies as per the application. For instance, mini and compact excavators are gaining popularity for their maneuverability and ability to work in confined spaces, while larger hydraulic and crawler excavators remain essential for heavy-duty tasks such as mining and large-scale construction.


The earthmoving equipment market share from construction application segment is expected to record over 3.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 as this machinery finds extensive use in a variety of construction projects, including residential, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure development. From site preparation and foundation work to grading and landscaping, these machines play a crucial role in ensuring efficient and timely project execution. The demand for earthmoving equipment is particularly high in emerging economies, where rapid urbanization and infrastructure expansion are prominent.


Asia Pacific region is expected to dominate the global earthmoving equipment market by 2032 owing to the region's robust economic growth, rapid urbanization, and massive infrastructure projects. Countries like China, India, and Southeast Asian nations have fueled significant demand for earthmoving machinery. Government initiatives to upgrade transportation networks, expand residential and commercial spaces, and enhance connectivity highlight the usability of efficient construction machinery. The increasing investments in smart city projects further propel the demand for advanced construction equipment in the region.


Earthmoving Equipment Market Share

The leading players in the global earthmoving equipment market are

  • Volvo Construction Equipment
  • CASE Construction Equipment
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Liebherr Group
  • Bobcat Company
  • LCB
  • Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd.
  • SANY Group
  • XCMG Group
  • Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
  • Hyundai Construction Equipment
  • Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
  • Wirtgen Group
  • Kubota Corporation


Earthmoving Equipment Industry News

  • In July 2022, Volvo Construction Equipment introduced the latest EC550E crawler excavator in India. Designed with a Tier 3 engine, this machinery aligns seamlessly with the needs of the Indian market. It offers customers an opportunity to leverage its exceptional performance, productivity, and efficiency, positioning it as a valuable asset.

This market research report on earthmoving equipment includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2022 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, By Product

  • Excavators
  • Loaders
  • Backhoes
  • Compaction Equipment
  • Others

Market, By Application

  • Construction
  • Underground mining
  • Surface mining

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of earthmoving equipment is predicted to record over 3% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, backed by the rapid urbanization, infrastructure development, and increasing demand for residential and commercial spaces.
The construction application segment is poised to record over 3.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, as this machinery finds extensive use in a variety of construction projects, including residential, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure development.
Asia Pacific region is expected to dominate earthmoving equipment market share by 2032, owing to the robust economic growth, rapid urbanization, and numerous smart city projects.
Volvo Construction Equipment, CASE Construction Equipment, Caterpillar Inc., Komatsu Ltd., Liebherr Group, Bobcat Company, Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., Hyundai Construction Equipment, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., Wirtgen Group, and Kubota Corporation.

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 132
  • Countries covered: 16
  • Pages: 160
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