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Batch mix plant is the most widespread type of asphalt plant in the world, which guarantees the highest level of flexibility in production and quality of the finished product.

What’s new – and what’s next – in sustainable asphalt production

Sustainability has been part of the roadbuilding conversation for decades. Yet improvements that make the methods and machines more environmentally friendly continue to gain momentum.

Ammann India announces free monsoon check-up camps for plants & machines

Ammann India, the country’s largest road construction equipment manufacturer by value, has announced a nationwide free monsoon check-up camp for its asphalt plants, pavers, soil compactors, tandem rollers, and pneumatic tyre rollers, from July 15 to October 15, 2020.

Ammann India announces free monsoon check-up camps for plants & machines

Ammann India has announced a nationwide free monsoon check-up camp for its asphalt plants, pavers, soil compactors, tandem rollers, and pneumatic tyre rollers, from July 15 to October 15, 2020.

Ardent partners with Strassmayr to cater roads sector worldwide

Ardent Maschinfabrik has collaborated with Strassmayr, a European producer of road repairing and maintenance machines, having worldwide network of local distributors in over 60 countries.

Ardent partners with Strassmayr to cater roads sector worldwide

Ardent Maschinfabrik has collaborated with Strassmayr, a European producer of road repairing and maintenance machines, having worldwide network of local distributors in over 60 countries.

Linnhoff India renamed to Ardent Maschinfabrik

Nearly seven years after the asphalt mixing plant manufacturer Linnhoff India ran its operations successfully, the corporation changed its corporate name to Ardent Maschinfabrik Pvt Ltd with effect from December 26, 2019.

Towards Greener Future

Asphalt is regaining traction in the Indian road construction due to its better recyclability and the freedom to use waste materials like plastics along with asphalt mix. The future looks greener for asphalt mixing plants.

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.

Driving Construction of New Istanbul Airport

The power of the Wirtgen Group is driving the construction of the biggest airport in the world: plants and machines from Wirtgen, V?gele, Hamm and Benninghoven are playing a vital part in the construction of the "New Istanbul Airport".

Linnhoff India renamed to Ardent Maschinfabrik

Nearly seven years after the asphalt mixing plant manufacturer Linnhoff India ran its operations successfully, the corporation changed its corporate name to Ardent Maschinfabrik Pvt Ltd with effect from December 26, 2019.

Linnhoff and Gmmco ink dealership alliance

As per the new partnership, Gmmco will do the sales, marketing and services for all Linnhoff products across India.

Astec to exhibit at bauma 2019

Astec, Inc, an Astec Industries, Inc company, and North America?s leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art asphalt plants, will exhibit as part of the Astec Industries booth, stand number FS.1109/4, at bauma 2019.

CE needs a breather from BS-VI

In a bid to deal with the critical pollution situation in the national capital, the Ministry of Petroleum has brought forward the date for the rollout of BS-VI fuel for Delhi to April 1, 2018 instead of the original deadline of April 1, 2020.

Technology Meets Opportunity

Rs 1.2 trillion investment in roads and highways; extension of 3.17 lakh km of rural roads; 35,000 km highway construction under Bharatmala Pariyojana scheme- it seems that there is a lot slated to happen in the coming years in rural roads and highways.

Choosing the right asphalt plant

When the moment arrives for the entrepreneur to make his decision to purchase an asphalt plant, he may leave it up to the suppliers to help decide on the best layout and configuration.

We expect Excon to be more vibrant and industry-specific

With the revival of road construction projects in India, the market for construction equipment (CE) and road building equipment- such as crushing and screening plants and RAP-mixing asphalt plants - is expected to open up in a big way.

India still to mature oN productivity parameters

L&T Construction is executing several important infrastructure projects across the country and overseas. In the roads, runways and elevated corridors sector, we are presently executing more than 30 projects.

The Road Ahead

In spite of the government's policy shift towards building four- and six-lane National Highways as concrete roads, plans to construct more rural roads and coastal roads will drive the demand for asphalt plants in the future. EQUIPMENT INDIA explores the road ahead for asphalt plants.

The new norms

Lok Sabha has passed the GST Bill, clearing the deck for its smooth rollout from this July. Termed as independent India?s biggest reform initiative, the GST Bill is expected to bring together the entire nation on a single platform of taxation.

MARINI ? A TRAILBLAZER IN ASPHALT MIXING INDUSTRY

Marini launched its smart range of MACs earlier this year. Now being manufactured at its modern manufacturing facility in India, these plants are all set to create historic

Ammann Apollo to Exhibit Key Products and Services

Ammann Apollo will present a deep and wide range of products, including light compaction equipment, heavy rollers, pavers, and asphalt plants. After-sales support efforts that will be exhibited include retrofits, service and parts through the network serving India.

RAP Essential in Asphalt Plants

Asphalt mix production has had a long and rapid journey of redefinitions over the past decade, to allow the incorporation of RAP recycling. This procedure is now gaining acceptance in Indian markets.

We believe in delivering projects before time

PNC Infratech Ltd is a leading infrastructure construction, development and management company in the country. Chakresh Jain, Managing Director elaborates on the company?s experience with various LiuGong construction equipment.

The GST Blockade

The Narendra Modi government?s several attempts to get the most sought-after tax reform are being thwarted by the Congress majority in the Rajya Sabha, under one guise or the other.

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.

Astec to exhibit at bauma 2016

North America?s manufacturers of state-of-the-art asphalt plants, Astec Inc, will exhibit at bauma 2016. On display will be the 1/8 scale model of a complete Astec M-Pack relocatable asphalt facility and a 1/8 scale model of a complete Astec Six-Pack portable asphalt facility.

Exceeding Expectations

According to a report released by ICEMA, the current market size of the construction equipment including backhoe loader, concrete mixers excavator is around $2.8 billion. Further, the Indian construction equipment industry

The Marinis always would more than meet the existing and the future environmental norms

Our new products are designed to meet the new and the next generation demands on the roads. Energy and sustainable development along with evolution readiness are the key features in our product technology and we intend to take them to the next level in our new products, says Blesson Varghese, Managing Director, Marini India.

Efficiency Matters

Globally, the past decade saw amazing developments in the hot- mix production technology. In India too, with the entry of global players, OEMs have geared up to offer advanced plants that can produce a variety of mixes - be it low energy / low-temperature asphalt mixes, warm / cold mixes, high percentage RAP mix, high recycling technology

Positive Indicators

Indicators are hinting that the economic momentum is back in India. The Index of Industrial Production shows capital goods output rose 11 per cent in April and slow moving projects are reviving.

Wheel loaders - Optimising Productivity

Cycle time is a critical success factor in all bulk handling applications. Ramifications of high cycle time even extend to bulk handlers securing business. Wheel loaders are extensively used bulk handling tools wherein high productivity is of essence.

First Kleemann Screen Rolled Out in India

Wirtgen India rolled out the first Kleemann range screen from the newly inaugurated plant, and is set to launch a slew of products for the Indian market.

The Customer is King!

The takeaway was simple. Every Equipment India (EI) Award winner had one person to thank above all: the customer. Dedicating the Equipment India Person of the Year award to over 1,500 employees, over 8,000 customers,

Marini users can easily recycle 35-40 % with minimum investment

Fayat Group is the global leader and the only full liner in road building equipment industry. Today, we serve our customers the complete range of hot/cold/in-plant/in-place technologies, which allow use of RAP from 0-100 per cent.

Recycling is the value proposition of today

The highway authorities are planning to come out with pilot projects of milling and recycling of certain roads and use RAP in laying new roads. This will increase the awareness, says Abhijit Padhye, Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Linnhoff India.

Catalysing Growth

Winds of change are here to stay! Investment in the construction development sector has a multiplier effect on the economy by way of infrastructure creation; substantial employment generation over the entire spectrum,

Re-defining Productivity

Marini users confess one thing - Marini is an absolute delight to work with. Project managers like Ganesh Rao, operating a Marini in Kolkata, has been facing tough weather conditions ever since they commenced their project. The annual precipitation range, due to heavy rains has been around 925 mm.

Time to shift gears

The dictionary meaning of the word ?idling? is ?unproductive?. Of course, this may mean different things to different people. Idling as a concept itself is anti-productive, an unsustainable, wasteful and resource-draining activity. On a micro scale for instance, fleet owners know how much fuel is wasted while the trucks are in idling mode; contractors and plant hirers know what idling of machinery means.

The Proven Performer

The Cat? 950 GC wheel loader has proven components, a durable structure, operator amenities and comes at an affordable price to provide great customer value.

Hot Mix Technology: On Solid Ground

The current challenges in hot mix asphalt pavement-making in India is to manage sustainability, conserve energy and natural resources, eliminate waste yet achieve a pavement quality with competitive cost per unit length.

Our commitment to sustainable development is total

To promote sustainable development and encourage recycling, we have developed plants which take asphalt recycling to the next level.

Astec expands plant line-up

Astec expanded its range of hot-mix asphalt plants by introducing the Nomad and Rap King series of portable plants. The Nomad series with production ratings of 80 TPH (72 MTPH), 130 TPH (117 MTPH), and 175 TPH (158 MTPH).

Superior asphalt plant

One of the most advanced asphalt plants is to be set up in Rajasthan by Marini. Marini is presently installing one of the most advanced asphalt mixing plants in the state of Rajasthan. The plant rated to deliver up to 230 tph is built to deliver some of the most advanced and high quality mix recipes. The plant once commissioned will incorporate high rate of recycling using the Marini proprietary system for RAP with absolute control over RAP properties and emission levels.

Ramky Creates World Record

The Marini MAC 200, plant installed at Ramky?s NAM project site, produced over 4,000 tonne of high quality asphalt mix in a little less than 21 hours, creating a historical landmark and rewriting its own historical benchmarks.

The 5E Principle

Think 5E is a Fayat Group initiative, identifying five main developmental focus areas. Every product and service from the Fayat Group, while focusing on the client's challenges commits to deliver around these areas,

We stay committed to delivering solutions for the economical & technical challenges.

?The global change in environment and economy is now forcing us to look at sustainable development. Unless road-building professionals don?t go green, they will not be able to survive. We are excited to find that more and more professional road building companies are showing deep interest in producing high content RAP

It?s Time to RAP

With over Rs 700 billion being invested in the road sector in 2010-11 alone, it?s high time we moved up to highly efficient and sustainable technologies that help optimise resources, considerably reduce pollutants and keep to a minimum damage to the environment

Double-barrel technology will revolutionise road construction.

The double-barrel technology is a result of intensive research done by Astec Inc on road construction techniques, the voice of the customer, the need of a sustainable road construction methodology, and most importantly, conserving the environment,? says R Nandagopal, Vice President, Equipment & Project Solutions, TIL

By the year 2014-15, the top line should grow three to four fold

We have undertaken a number of measures such as creation of fiscal strength, intellectual capital sufficiency, diversification of our product and capability repertoire, as well as investment in greenfield expansions, together with strengthening of our service brand, says Sumit Mazumder, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, TIL.