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Coal ministry to allot 7 blocks to power companies

The Ministry of Coal has identified seven big coal blocks for allotment to power generation companies of six states. The blocks on offer include Deocha Pachami with 2,102 million tonne (mt) of coal reserves in West Bengal, Ghograpalli with 1,163 mt, Jaduanathpur with 525 mt in Odisha, Pokharia Paharpur with 584 mt and North Kathara with 305 mt in Jharkhand.

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ALE successful in long-distance delivery

ALE has successfully transported a transformer weighing 249 tonne, almost 6,000 miles, from Stafford, UK to Gillam in Manitoba, Canada.

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Hiab adds 24 new loader cranes to its mid-range

The Cargotec group company Hiab has added 24 new and updated models to its mid-range loader cranes. According to the company, demand is growing in the mid-range, 20 tonne-metre segment. The new range compreises crane tip control that minimises the complexity of co-ordinating the crane for the operator.

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120t Sennebogen at Gollwitzer project

The Gollwitzer Company has added a 120 tonne capacity Sennebogen telescopic crawler crane to its fleet which is now on job at the construction of a 90-m storm water reservoir in Neumarkt, Germany.

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Kalmar delivers two ASCs to Brisbane

Kalmar has successfully delivered fully erected automatic stacking cranes (ASCs) to DP World (DPW) Brisbane. The shipment, carrying two nine-wide ASCs, arrived at DPW in project schedule and in perfect condition.

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Govt to re-auction 37 mineral blocks by December

The governemnt is planning to re-acution 37 mineral blocks in Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand by December this year. This is because the government received lukewarm response in the recently-held auction of non-coal mines.

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New mini-excavator from Wacker Neuson

Wacker Neuson has introduced a new tracked mini-excavator. The new ET16 from Wacker Neuson is especially suitable for excavation work in confined spaces and offers the operator a generous cabin for best working conditions.

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Raimondi Cranes exhibits MRT223 tower crane at JDL MED 2016

Raimondi Cranes, together with its exclusive French agent, GP MAT International, have erected a MRT223 tower crane onsite at JDL MED 2016 at Stand A12. Headed by President Frank Torchard, GP MAT International (GP MAT) was founded in 1994 and services France?s market from its Le Bignon headquarters, situated to the south of Nantes in western France.

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Soilmec joins Unacea

Soilmec SpA, a company specialised in the design, manufacture and distribution of equipment for the ground engineering industry, has joined Unacea, the Italian trade association of construction equipment firms.

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Manitowoc appoints new leaders for Asia and Middle East region

Manitowoc has made two senior appointments for the Asia and Middle East region. David Semple and Christophe Simoncelli, who have assumed the new roles, have about 20 years of experience at Manitowoc, working primarily in sales and general management functions across the company?s product lines.