There is a lot of pent-up demand in market that needs to be catered to

Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), elaborates on the company’s activities and the market trends post pandemic scenario.

Leavitt Machinery acquires Reliable Forklift

Leavitt Machinery, based in Surrey, British Columbia, has acquired Reliable Forklift Sales. Reliable, started in 2005 by Don and Mary Carlson, continues to experience tremendous growth year after year.

AWPs for safe and reliable operations

The post-pandemic conditions demand for safer and secure means of operations where AWPs will play a major role and will gain prominence in future.

Testing & Interesting Times

After the most unusual year that we experienced in our lifetime, the calendar year unfolding is expected to be challenging but promising for the Indian construction equipment industry.

We anticipate a quick recovery from the bottom

In a projects ElectroMech has a stated strategy of Cranes & Beyond. Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), elaborates more on the company’s activities and the market trends in post-pandemic scenario., the ongoing projects simply cannot be stopped and these need to be completed and taken to their logical conclusion. Hence, when it comes to crane orders for big projects under execution, the orders are still being finalised in the industry. The pandemic had put a pause on the entire activity in the market for a few months. However, the market has almost got back to the pre-pandemic days and business seems to be back to normal.

JLG appoints Skytech as distributor in Russia

JLG Industries, Inc announced the appointment of SkyTech in Russia as distributor for the Volga Federal District of Russia

Terex AWP announces leadership change

Terex Corporation announced that John L Garrison, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Terex Corporation, will take on additional responsibilities as President, Terex AWP

Accessing New Heights

The use of aerial work platforms in India is still to gather momentum, in spite of the growing construction and urban infrastructure development. Increased awareness on safety among the end-users and a growing rental market are expected to drive the market in future.

National Infrastructure Pipeline Gets Set to Flow

The Union Budget 2020-21 heralds the roadmap for investing Rs 103 trillion in the next five years.

Puncture-proof tyres for severe-duty applications

Semi-solid industrial tyres and PU foam-filled tyres are puncture-proof tyres that help reduce total cost of ownership and cost per hour.

JLG? SkySense? delivers advanced operator experience

JLG Industries, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is now offering its SkySense technology for most boom and scissor lifts.

Terex AWP celebrates production milestone

Within two months, the Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou plant will celebrate the production of the 1,000th Genie? GS?-1330m scissor lift, introduced globally in early 2019, manufactured in the factory.

Zoomlion to showcase intelligent construction equipment at BICES

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co (Zoomlion) will be exhibiting at the 15th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition

Building India's Future

Completing 15 years of operations in India in 2019, Terex AWP looks forward to continuing its legacy of productivity and safe working at height in the market.

Haulotte innovations

Haulotte proves its knowhow and demonstrates its ability to once again place innovation at the heart of its strategy.

Haulotte innovations

Haulotte proves its knowhow and demonstrates its ability to once again place innovation at the heart of its strategy.

JLG and Dana join hands on electric axles

Dana Inc announced its collaboration with JLG to develop an advanced Spicer ? Electrified ? e-Axle as part of JLG?s electrification initiative.

Zoomlion presents 43 flagship products at bauma 2019

At bauma 2019, Zoomlion is introducing groundbreaking technologies and sustainable products, including concrete machinery, hoisting equipment, tower cranes, dry mortar equipment, aerial work platforms and forklifts.

Snorkel launches telehandlers at World of Concrete 2019

Leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms, Snorkel, is celebrating the start of its 60th year in business with the launch of two new telehandlers at World of Concrete 2019.

Steps to Safety

Being the safest means of working at heights, Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) are naturally the option to work at height safely. However, use of AWPs in India is still limited and is picking up slowly.

Growth ahead, no skidding!

According to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019, India's GDP growth is expected to accelerate to 7.6 per cent in 2019-20 from an estimated 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal ending March 2019.

Trident: a single-point source For AWP tyres

Rental companies are the largest owners of aerial work platforms (AWPs). For them, crew safety, maximum machine uptime and low operating costs are critical success factors.


Growth in the construction and material handling equipment market has pushed the prospects of small and medium range OTR tyres.

Zoomlion launches Aerial work Platforms

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co (Zoomlion) launched eight new aerial work platform models.

XCMG strikes US$100-million partnership deal with KBA

XCMG has concluded a successful trip to bauma China 2018 by reaching milestone deals with leading international companies, including a US$100 million cooperation agreement with KBA Mining Company (KBA), and celebrating the first deliveries of its machinery products.

New small platform for all JLG engine-powered boom lifts

JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced that all JLG engine-powered boom lifts can now be equipped with a 91.44 cm (3-ft) platform.

Riwal added to JLG distributorship

JLG Industries, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has appointed Riwal as its sole distributor for Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.

JLG launches certified BIM compatible product library

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced the launch of a BIM library on its website.

AWPs: Safe working at heights

There is always risk involved in working at heights. Introduction of aerial work platforms has made it easy for workers perform well without any risk of falling, leading to timely completion of the work with higher productivity.

The race has begun

'Infrastructure 2.0' was the theme of our 10th Annual issue of Equipment India. The 5th Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO Forum held on February 16, 2018 in Delhi also hovered on the same theme.

XCMG Aerial Work Platforms

Aerial work platform (AWP) comes from the product line of firefighting machinery of XCMG. With a small boundary dimension, wide working range, strong obstacle climbing ability, simple safe and reliable operation, AWP can be widely used in the construction, repair and maintenance of plant, firefighting industry, warehouses, airports, municipal engineering and in other facilities.

Mobilising growth

Tyres are important components of a vehicle or machine for making it mobile. When we think about tyres, the first thing coming into our minds is a vehicle. Automobile is the largest user of tyres.

Converting challenges to opportunities

A long way to go and difficulties and challenges to face, for them it is all about converting these challenges into opportunities. Mayur Alandkar, Co-founder, elaborates more on the firm and its ambition.

We will be launching 17 new products this year

The current construction equipment market in India is to grow at a rate of 25 per cent. Road, irrigation, ports, RMC, railways, metro rail, power (nuclear, thermal, solar, wind, hydro, gas based), real estate and other community buildings are the major demand drivers for our product line.

Terex AWP names Arjun Mirdha as new Chief Commercial Officer

Arjun Mirdha has been appointed as Genie Chief Commercial Officer for Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP). In this newly created role, Mirdha will have global responsibility for all aspects of the commercial side of the Terex AWP business for the Genie brand, including sales, commercial operations, marketing, parts, services and lifecycle solutions.

Access market for new machines has grown by 24 per cent

Although there has been an increase in awareness of the use of access equipment for safe and productive work at heights, compared to matured markets of Europe, the US, South America, Australia, Singapore, the Middle East, Japan, South Korea and China the growth in India has been dismal and nowhere close to its potential.

Puncture-proof Tyres for Severe-Duty Applications

Tyres are the only connect between the vehicle and the terrain hence ensuring that tyres are reliable, safe, performance worthy any time and every time, is critical specially for severe duty applications such as construction, industrial plant, mining, recycling, scrap handling etc.

We expect a business growth of 15-20 per cent in 5 years

AKSH has a vision to become the leading Indian manufacturer of slew ring bearings with world-class engineering and product quality. Pratik Gokhale, Director - Sales and Marketing, AKSH Manufacturing Pvt Ltd, elaborates on the company's presence in the market and future plans.

New Generation XC Booms

The new generation of Genie XC boom lifts are designed to exceed customers' expectations.

Indian customers are gradually becoming safety conscious

Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) can make a difference in a company?s day to day operation. There is a broad spectrum of models with a variety of lift heights suitable for almost any work requirement.


Aerial work platforms are not just machines that ensure safety to people when they are working at height but alongside it vastly increases productivity. Work can be done more efficiently and quickly, and timelines can be met.

On A High!

High-rise construction is catching up momentum with more and more sky scrapers of 300 m and above are coming up in India. With these high-rise constructions, Indian construction industry is gradually moving towards the next level of technology which has necessitated the use of new and improved construction equipment to meet the demand of safe and quality construction.

Oerlikon Drive Systems to showcase innovations at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Oerlikon Drive Systems segment, with its two brands Oerlikon Fairfield and Oerlikon Graziano, will display its latest high-tech solutions for all types of construction and mobile machinery applications at the ConExpo-Con/Agg exhibition at the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 7-11, in South Hall 3 Space # S81015.

Mtandt Group plans to invest $100 mn

The Mtandt Group, pioneer in bringing aerial work platforms and portable roads in India, announced investment of $100 million into setting up manufacturing facility and enhancing rental equipment inventory.

We strongly believe in the quality of JLG equipment and their prompt service.

Swastik Corporation is a leading equipment rental company for the past 10 years, based out of Chennai with branches/operations in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Ahmedabad. Our core focus is into rental of aerial work platforms - boom lifts

Genie announces new generation XC booms

To adapt to today?s widespread need to enable people to work at height safely with increasingly heavy loads using a single machine, Genie? Xtra Capacity (XC) boom lifts have been introduced, which are designed to work in more applications that require higher capacities.

New Preventive Maintenance Protocol

Streamlined scissor lift care reduces, or even eliminates, procedures - saving time and money. Maintenance time and costs are reduced up to 20 per cent with a new consolidated maintenance protocol for Genie? GS?scissor lift models worldwide.

Puncture-proof Tyres

Trident offers solid/semi-solid industrial tyres and PU foam filling tyres that make tyres 100 per cent puncture-proof. Industrial and construction equipment such as aerial work platforms, tyres and PUetc, are normally fitted with pneumatic tyres.

Terex AWP opens Changzhou Phase II facility

Drummers and dragon dancers dazzled attendees celebrating the opening of the Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou Phase II manufacturing facility.

A Strategy of Continuous Improvements

Haulotte?s new range of telehandlers offers improved performance in their respective applications. Haulotte Group, one of the leading manufacturers of aerial work platforms (AWPs)

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth - spread across over 608,503 sq m (1.5 lakh acres) exceeded expectations this year with a participation of 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries and the presence of about 580,000 visitors from 200 countries.

We expect a CAGR of 10 per cent during 2016-2020 in material handling sector

With the Prime Minister?s ambitious plan of ?Make In India? taking root, we expect to see good growth in manufacturing and consequently in logistics and distribution activities for the next few years,? says Cavas Dumasia, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Godrej Material Handling Division.

Material Handling: Meteoric Rise

Modern warehousing and inter modal logistics industry initiatives in India, have redefined how business is conducted in the country in most industry sectors as well as its geographic regions.

Safe and Productive

The developed market saw the use of AWPs decades ago. Such machines were in demand by users, for two reasons: safety and speed of work.

Impressive Showcase by CASH Industry

Excon 2015, in CASH domain, witnessed a plethora of equipment aggregates, sub- assemblies, components and IT solutions for OEMs in their equipment, as original suppliers and in the aftermarket space, descending on the scene of action.

Safety and Productivity at Heights

With the projects are going taller, demand for safe and productive vertical reach equipment is on the rise. Working at height has always been associated with a risk factor.

Gaining Traction

With a major thrust on infrastructure development by the government, coupled with the ?Make in India? programme, the Indian telehandler industry is poised for an unprecedented and exponential growth.

Aiming at a Significant Market Share

Camso is looking at India as very important market with potential to become the world?s largest equipment manufacturing hub in the years to come. Rajesh Bagrecha elaborates on the company?s views on the Indian OTR market.

Max Your Capital Assets? Productivity

Smart companies are deploying software to maximise returns on their investment in construction and mining equipment, finds Charu Bahri. A new wave of cost consciousness is picking up in the construction and mining sector.

High Expectations

With growing safety awareness, the Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs), one of the best solutions to keep people safe, while working at heights, is poised for exponential growth in the near future.

Puncture-proof Tyres

Trident International specialises in the development of specialty tyres and specific tyre solutions for extreme duty applications. Industrial and construction equipment such as aerial work platforms

Accessing Heights, Safely

As the access equipment industry matures in India and users become more aware on the advantages of using such equipment over conventional practices of working at heights, the rental sector in India is poised for a very bright and promising future.

Terex AWP?s high-tech display

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) created a new look for The National WWII Museum in New Orleans during the 2015 Rental Show.

Rental segment will drive the demand for backhoe loaders

We are the authorised dealers for Terex Equipment in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra. Terex in India operates in four different verticals: cranes, mining equipment (crushers and screens), earthmoving equipment, and aerial work platforms.

The Show is ON

The market sentiments are right; the government is taking right decisions for growth and development; and the construction equipment sector is sure to face a turnaround.

We offer customised and modular innovative access system solutions.

We always think out of the box and provide innovative, cost-effective solutions for architectural challenges, says Siraj Dalvi, Managing Director, Simple Engineering Solutions. Excerpts from the interview

Our efforts are to provide the best product and after-sales support.

In developed countries, there are legislations in place which ensure AWPs are used for working at heights. We strongly believe that such legislations should come in India too, says Souma Ray, Director, Haulotte India. Excerpts from the interview

Haulotte at bC India 2014

Haulotte Group, the people and material lifting equipment specialist, looks forward to giving its customers and partners a warm welcome on its stand to exchange views, communicate strategic commitments

Terex to exhibit at Conexpo

Terex will showcase a comprehensive range of products and services at Conexpo 2014. The Terex exhibit is designed to introduce the company's latest products and reinforce its commitment to delivering customer-driven equipment

We have an advantage with our products and service support

The slowdown has helped us approach most of the rental companies. We have increased our footprint in services and reach, and we have initiated health checks for the machines.

60 ft scissor from MEC

MEC Aerial Work Platforms is introducing a 60 ft (20.2 m) rough terrain scissor to compete with European-produced models. It will make its debut at ConExpo. The MEC 6092RT is the largest scissor to be manufactured in North America and joins the MEC?92? Ultra-Deck rough terrain scissor lift series. It is based on the existing MEC 5492RT, which up until now has been North America?s tallest production scissor lift.

We provide innovative solutions for architectural challenges

If a project needs to be completed in time, efficient access equipment/machine needs to be deployed, as early completion of project will bring down the overall cost. There is an urgent need of legislation or some kind of Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) certification, says Siraj Dalvi, Managing Director, Simple Engineering Solutions. Excerpts from the interview.

We are planning to launch truck-mounted work platforms soon

Stricter government laws will make this industry a level playing field, benefitting genuine service providers like us and also filtering out the me-too ones who compete on price but cannot stand out on merit, says Praful Panchangam, General Manager, MT&T.

JLG has always delivered products with excellent quality

BC India is a good platform for all us to showcase our products to a large relevant audience. This will also help us further establish our brand and improve visibility, says Sunil Jain, Country Manager, JLG Industries Inc. Excerpts from the interview.

Terex senior management changes

Terex Corp has made a number of senior management changes, including the appointment of Matt Fearon as president of Terex Aerial Work Platforms, replacing Tim Ford who becomes president of Terex Cranes. The president of Terex Cranes, Kevin Bradley, has become Terex?s chief financial officer while Steve Filipov assumed the presidency of Terex Material Handling & Port Solutions.

Terex? AC 1000 proves its worth in two wind turbine erection projects

On behalf of wind turbine manufacturer ENERCON, crane service provider Neeb-Schuch recently erected a total of four wind turbines in a windpark close to Hannover and a wind turbine in Benhausen, Paderborn, using a Terex? AC 1000. The Terex AC 1000 is the world's most powerful all-terrain crane that can travel on public roads with its boom. Neeb-Schuch GmbH recently took advantage of this and used the crane to erect wind turbines for two different projects.

US army contract with JLG

JLG Industries, an Oshkosh Corporation company and a manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, announced the extension of a contract with the US Army that increases the value of the existing contract by $10.2 million for the reset of theatre-provided equipment deployed in Afghanistan.

Terex launches the Finlay 684

The new Terex? Finlay 684 is a highly versatile and adaptable machine engineered and built for working in quarrying, mining, construction and demolition debris, topsoil, recycling, sand, gravel, coal and aggregate applications.

Higher, cleaner and safer

The access equipment industry in India is in a nascent stage but once the awareness about the utility and application of this versatile product line spreads, and once we have legislation in place for the use of such equipment for any work done at a height, the future looks quite bright. EQUIPMENT INDIA finds out the details from the major players in the industry.

Genie is the market leader in access equipment across the globe

Terex have a complete range of products for safe and efficient working at various heights and reaches, and we follow the best safety norms applicable in access equipment in the world. Our products strictly comply with all relevant safety standard for access equipment in accordance with the American National Standard Institute (ANSI)/EN-280,

Haulotte Group is fully committed to our customers

Haulotte is the third largest producer of access platforms in the world and the largest in Europe. Haulotte has a presence across the world and we are rapidly expanding across various continents. Mature markets like North America, Australia and Japan have shown rapid growth. Emerging economies like Brazil and China have shown impressive growth in the recent past. We definitely see India featured prominently in this coveted list in the near future,

We offer a unique service experience

We have been following a zero accident policy and maintaining this consistently since we came into the business. If there is proper prequalification and competitive bidding, or a challenging project, we invariably win it, says Siraj Dalvi, Managing Director, Simple Engineering Solutions.

Tighter safety norms would ensure a safer working environment

Whether it is a construction job site, plant maintenance or assembly/installation, JLG makes working at heights safe and productive, says Sunil Jain, Country Manager, JLG Industries, Inc. JLG Industries, Inc USA, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, is the designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment (aerial work platform) and telehandlers.

Terex eyes port solutions for Gujarat

Terex India has set its focus on material handling and port solutions for Gujarat ports. The company is likely to initiate talks with port operators in Gujarat to supply large to small sized cranes for applications in port operations.

Terex Washing Systems

Terex strengthens its global position in the mineral washing product sector. Terex Materials Processing has strengthened its position in the mineral washing industry with the launch of the Terex Washing Systems (TWS) product line available from April 2012.

We shall be focusing on mobile access platforms at Excon

We have invested about Rs 100 million in developing infrastructures like depots and service facility; Rs 800 million in assets and have plans to invest Rs 1,000 million over the next year, says Rakesh Modi, Chief Executive Officer, MTandT, in an exclusive interview with Equipment India.

A Decade of Success

Powerscreen, one of the world's leading providers of mobile crushing, screening and washing equipment, celebrates ten years of success in India.Patrick Brian, Global Sales and Marketing Director, said, ?India is a rapidly emerging economy and Powerscreen equipment has played a major role in developing the country?s infra?structure.

Access Equipment: Accessing Heights, Safely

The data on the global market for new construction equipment is quite interesting. Aerial work platforms came from nowhere in 2005, to become the fourth largest segment of the new construction equipment market, at 7.2 per cent of a US $ 65- billion industry in 2010.

Equipment Rental: Rentals Moving Up

Out of $ 2.3 billion construction equipment sold in India, just seven per cent is sold to rental companies, which is low compared to the global average of 50 per cent; in China, it is approximately 35 per cent, in USA 65 per cent and in Japan, it is 80 per cent.

We will be investing in new product lines and aim to cross the $500-mn turnover mark by 2015

In a significant strategic decision, Terex Corp has recently acquired Demag Cranes, world?s leading German manufacturer of all kinds of cranes, for nearly $1.5 billion.

Escorts has exceeded client expectations on deliverables

The lack of awareness about the utility of telehandlers has resulted in a low demand so far.

Telehandlers Still in a Niche Market

Though the telehandler was introduced long back to the Indian market, it still remains a new concept, probably, due to the high cost and lack of awareness among the user industry.

We will be a 500 million company by 2015

Sounding both pragmatic and optimistic about Terex India?s growth, Jehangir Ardeshir, President and Managing Director, Terex India talks about the company?s future to Equipment India.

JLG to reintroduce 34-ft boom

JLG Industries, a leading designer and manufacturer of access equipment has announced that the company will reintroduce the 34-ft boom in the Indian market.