Defence & Aerospace | Mining & Construction | Rail & Metro

Schedule ‘A’ Company under Ministry of Defence

Government of India




Earth Movers Division

Earth Movers Division (EMD) at Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) is located about 100 Kms from Bangalore. It is the biggest manufacturing plant of BEML and was established in 1964. It caters to Design & Development, Manufacturing, Testing and After-Sales-Service of Earth Moving Equipment and its aggregates. The Division is accredited with ISO 9001 – 2008 & ISO 14001 - 2004 Certificate for QMS by BVCI. The Division is spread over 2980 acres of land well connected by roads and rail sidings enabling easy transport of heavy equipment & structures through special rake, trailers etc.

The Division manufactures Bull Dozers, Hydraulic Excavators, Wheel Dozers, Wheel Loaders, Backhoe Loaders, Tyre Handlers, Pipe Layers, Side Discharge Loaders, Granby Cars and Battery operated Locomotives for the Mining and Construction Industry; Heavy Duty TATRA Trucks, Heavy Recovery Vehicles (HRV), Armoured Recovery Vehicles (ARV), Armoured Recovery and Repair Vehicles (ARRV) and other aggregates for the Defence Sector. Other products manufactured include Under Carriage Parts, Final Drives and Transmissions for Motor Graders and Disaster Management Equipment.

The Division is equipped with one of the best R&D Centres in Asia with modern infrastructural and testing facilities. Also, the Division has one of the biggest Machine Shops in Asia housing machine tools of different types and varieties with dedicated product lines, Gear Shop, Fabrication Shops with latest welding facilities including Robotic, Plate Preparation Shop and an exclusive Heavy Equipment Shop to handle major fabrication of structures weighing up to 100 T.

Manufacturing Facilities :

EM Division is well equipped with latest facilities for manufacturing high quality equipment as mentioned above. The current facilities are :

Machining Facilities
  • Different Varieties of
    • CNC Horizontal Machining Centers.
    • CNC Turning Centers.
    • CNC Vertical Turret Lathes.
    • CNC Milling Machines.
    • CNC Heavy Duty Boring Machines.
    • CNC Cylindrical Grinding Machines.
    • CNC Universal Grinding Machine.
    • CNC Wire Cut EDM.
  • Heavy Duty Boring Machines ( SKODA, WMW and GLF )
  • Heavy Duty Plano Millers.
  • Vertical Turning Lathes
  • Radial Milling Machines.
  • Surface Grinding.
  • Internal Grinding.
  • Cutting Machines.

The above mentioned machines and machining activities are spread across Machine Shop-I, Machine Shop-II and Machine Shop III. These machines are arranged in all combination of layouts catering to process type and product type in order to achieve maximum output efficiency.

Gear Manufacturing Facilities :
  • CNC Hobbing.
  • CNC Shaping.
  • CNC Gear Grinding .
  • CNC Gear Shaving .
  • CNC Gear Cutter Grinder
  • Vertical Broaching.
  • Horizontal Broaching.

State-of-the-Art CNC Gear Grinding Machine from Hoffler Germany is installed in the Shop and it has added new dimension to the Gear manufacturing capabilities of EM Division. Gear Shop also houses a Metrology Laboratory wherein Gear Testers of various make including the latest CNC Profile Helix Gear Tester from Wenzel, Germany are available.

Heavy Equipment Shop :
  • Heavy Duty Press Brake 1250 T
  • Heavy Duty Centre Lathe
  • SKODA Heavy Boring Machine Horizontal
  • Radial Drilling Heavy Duty
  • Material handling facilities
Plate Working & Fabrication Facilities :
  • CNC Flame Cutting Machines
  • CNC Plasma Cutting Machines.
  • Plate Beveling.
  • Plate Shearing.
  • Rolling and Straightening Machines
  • Hydraulic Presses & Press Brake.
  • Shot Blasting Machines.
  • Heavy Duty Plano Milling Machines

Fabrication activities are spread over 4 shops, viz., Fabrication Shop, Dozer Fabrication Shop, Minor Fabrication Shop and Heavy Equipment Shop. The Following types of welding is carried out in the shops.

  • GMAW - Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • FCAW - Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • GTAW - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • SAW - Submerged Arc Welding
  • SMAW - Shield Metal Arc Welding

This facility has also got a separate Pipe Manufacturing Unit with NC Pipe Bending Machines and different welding process including TIG.

Heat Treatment :


  • Sealed Quench Carburising Furnaces.
  • Carbo Nitriding Furnace
  • Spray Quenching
  • Low Tempering / High Tempering Furnaces.
  • Gleason Press Unit.
  • Controlled Atmospheric Furnace.
  • Nitriding Furnace.
Induction Hardening Machines:
  • Single Shot IH Machine for all heavy Duty Gears.
  • Tooth by Tooth Induction Hardening Machine.
  • Radial Frequency Induction Hardening
  • PLC Controlled  Induction Hardening Machines for Track links
  • CNC Vertical Shaft IH Machine.
  • Roller Hardening Machine.
  • Roller Shaft hardening Machine.

Ten Nos of 500 CFM and 2 Nos. 100 CFM Compressors operating at 6 Bar Pressure are    installed in the Division. The generated Pneumatic Pressure is well connected to all the Manufacturing and Assembly Shops   through Leak Proof Pipe Line Arrangement.

Captive Power:

The Division is self Sufficient in Captive Power Generation. The following Diesel Generators are installed in the Division to take care of the power requirement during Power failures.


DG Set / Capacity


Total Power


3125 kVA    11 kV DG Set




1000 kVA    11 kV DG Set




1000 kVA    440 V DG Set




500 kVA      440 V DG Set




110 kVA      440 V DG Set




55 kVA        440 V DG Set




15 kVA        440 V DG Set




14260 KVA

For further details, please contact:
Mr. Ishwara Bhat V
CGM – EM Division
BEML Limited,
KGF Complex, BEML Nagar,
Kolar Gold Fields - 563 115.
Karnataka, India.

91-8153 279006/07/08