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Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

Ajax Engineering, the world’s largest manufacturer of self-loading concrete mixers (SLCMs), has recently earmarked around Rs 100 crore for allotment of land in Bengaluru from Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) as well as for building a new manufacturing facility.

AJAX: Revolutionising the current construction processes through boom pumps

AJAX offers concrete batching plants in CRB, IRB and IBP series ranging between 20- 30-45-60-75-90-120 that goes up to 240 cum/hr.

Amazon, Mahindra Electric tie-up to strengthen electric mobility

Amazon India announced its partnership with Mahindra Electric to further strengthen its commitment towards electric mobility in the country. In 2020, Amazon India had announced that its fleet of delivery vehicles will include 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025 in India.

Gen M M Naravane visits BEML Stall at AERO INDIA 2021

Gen M M Naravane visits BEML Stall at AERO INDIA 2021

Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

Ajax Engineering, the world’s largest manufacturer of self-loading concrete mixers (SLCMs), has recently earmarked around Rs 100 crore for allotment of land in Bengaluru from Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) as well as for building a new manufacturing facility.

Ajax Engg gears up for Atmanirbharta

The leading SLCM manufacturer says it is investing Rs 140 crore to help in its plan to diversify its construction to roads, railways, energy, and irrigation.

Bengaluru Metro phase 2 underway

In what will be a major relief to the traffic woes of Bengaluru commuters, the six-km long Southern Extension line under phase-2 of Namma Metro was flagged off recently.

Mahindra Logistics- 1bridge partnership

Mahindra Logistics (MLL) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 1Bridge, a Bengaluru-based social enterprise and one of India’s largest village commerce networks, to work together on last-mile delivery and distribution of products in rural India.

JCB India’s largest parts centre inaugurated in HaryanaJCB India inaugurated its largest

JCB India inaugurated its largest parts centre at Bhaproda, Haryana. The facility spread over 150,000 sq ft will provide parts support to the northern Indian region. It will cater to 15 dealer locations and contribute almost 40 per cent to JCB’s parts business in India.

JCB India’s largest Parts Centre inaugurated in Haryana

The over 150,000-sq ft facility will provide parts support to the northern Indian region.

ZF opens Digital Solutions Center in Bengaluru

The centre will support development programs for the domestic market

Next year will be the best for construction industry

Speaking exclusively with EQUIPMENT INDIA after winning the coveted Equipment India Person of the Year 2020 award, VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India, shares his thoughts on the company’s success, future plans and the market outlook.

Crushers & Screens: Gaining Momentum?

The growing aggregate requirements in the infrastructure projects and the improving mineral mining activities in the country demand crushers and screens in large numbers. But with some roadblocks pose as challenges in this positive scenario, can the crusher segment gather momentum

Can Mobile Cranes Lift the Mood?

Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?

We have a huge focus on Indian market

With three full-fledged warehouses in Bhiwandi, Bengaluru and Gurgaon, Jungheinrich is expanding its reach across the regions in the country. Manojit Acharya, Managing Director, Jungheinrich Lift Truck India, shares more on the market scenario and the company’s plans for the Indian market.

Cat Financial launches India operations

Caterpillar Financial Services India (Cat Financial India), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, announced the launch of its India operations effective July 1, 2019.

We are planning to start rental business of TBMs

India is becoming a prominent market for tunnel boring machines (TBMs). In the coming years, TBMs in more numbers are expected in Indian construction projects.

Volvo Group India supports healthcare professionals and police personnel

As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to create unprecedented crisis in India, Volvo Group India has joined forces with the Government of Karnataka to control the transmission of this disease.

Weiss inaugurates new campus in Pune

The New Campus was inaugurated by Dr Juergen Morhard, Consul General of Federal Republic of Germany, Mumbai and Rajesh Nath, Managing Director, VDMA India in presence of industry leaders, key customers business partners.

Eicher Trucks & Buses opens new 3S dealership in Bengaluru

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, inaugurated its new 3S (Sales, Service & Spares) dealership facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

An Uphill Task

Lack of availability of certified skilled equipment operators is a major issue faced by construction contractor in India.

Eicher Trucks & Buses opens new 3S dealership in Bengaluru

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, inaugurated its new 3S (Sales, Service & Spares) dealership facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Digital Transformation

Digitalisation and Internet of Things (IoT) are gaining popularity among the construction equipment users due to the growing need to improve the productivity, efficiency, and performance quality of equipment working at infrastructure project sites.

IndoSpace launches three logistics parks

IndoSpace announced the launch of three new industrial and logistics parks across Becharaji in Gujarat, Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, and Sohna Taoru in Haryana.

Warehousing sector grew 25 per cent

According to a JLL report, India's warehousing market, including both Grade A and Grade B spaces, rose 25 per cent last year to touch 211million sq ft.

50 years of successful journey

The Bengaluru-based Triveni Enterprises, a leading provider of steel and steel services in India, announced new line of machines to mark the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the company.

Digital Push in infra equipment

Construction equipment with digital and IoT technologies are driving smart planning and execution of projects in the country. This is expected to push the efficiency and productivity at project execution.

Schwing Stetter launches 22 products at Excon

Schwing Stetter India unveiled 22 new products at the Excon 2019 in Bengaluru. With this new product line up, Schwing Stetter India aims to position itself as one of the most prominent infrastructure equipment partner in the country and an active participant across all government projects to be announced.

Infrastructure takes pole position

The Central Government's latest announcement on investment in infrastructure has revalidated the mood that was set by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at EXCON this December.

TECH-MOVES

With the government plans to invest Rs 102 trillion in infrastructure development in the next five years, the demand for construction equipment will be immense.

Wirtgen Group celebrates 25 years of success in India

The Wirtgen Group is celebrating its successful presence of "25 years in India". We would continue supporting our customers with the most innovative solutions and technologies in the road building and road rehabilitation, and mineral technologies in the construction equipment segment.

Triveni Enterprises celebrates 50 years of successful journey

The Bengaluru-based Triveni Enterprises, a leading provider of steel and steel services in India, announced new line of machines to mark the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the company.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

LeeBoy India launches compact motor grader

LeeBoy India Construction Equipment has launched their new series compact motor graders for India and other overseas developing markets.

Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019. With the introduction of the new Next Gen Cat? 120 motor grader, Caterpillar aims to deepen its presence in the infrastructure, mining and energy sectors in India with innovative and cutting-edge technology.

We are always open to supply customised products

Started manufacturing custom-built hose assemblies in 1976 in Mumbai, UNIFLEX established a 100,000 sq ft modern factory in Bengaluru in 1986 and became self-sufficient in designing, manufacturing and testing a wide range of hose and tube products that meet and exceed international standards.

Bringing optimism

Excon 2019 is being held from December 10-14, 2019 in Bengaluru. The largest construction equipment event of the South-Asia is happening this year at a time when the overall industry is challenged by the economic downturn.

Excon 2019 to demonstrate smart technologies for infra growth

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will unveil the 10th edition of South Asia?s largest construction equipment (CE) trade fair Excon 2019 tomorrow in Bengaluru.

Volvo CE to showcase future technology at Excon 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be showcasing its future technologies at the Excon 2019, to be held during December 10-14 at BIEC, Bengaluru.

Cat Financial Launches India Operations

Cat Financial India will enable Caterpillar India dealers to provide financial solutions in a responsive and timely manner to meet customer's needs and support them in expanding their business opportunities.

We take advantage of IoT at every opportunity

Mann and Hummel offers end-to-end filtration solutions for construction and mining equipment. Antomon Rapheal, Director-R&D Engineering - OE, Mann and Hummel Filter, explains more on the market opportunity and products and solutions.

ExxonMobil sets up a dedicated technology organisation in Bengaluru

To further strengthen its footprint in India, ExxonMobil Lubricants announced the establishment of ExxonMobil India Finished Lubricants Technology Organization, in Bengaluru.

ICEMA and CERA discuss industry trends

A meeting between the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) and the Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) was held at Bengaluru to discuss the future industry trends.

fpsi conference on fluid power industry

The series of FPSI meetings held in Bengaluru for the fluid power fraternity comprising hydraulic, pneumatic and mechatronic industries, discussed and deliberated the key market trends and industry initiatives.

Facilitating smooth flow

Hose and fittings have their specific role and importance in hydraulic equipment and systems.

Cat Financial launches India operations

Caterpillar Financial Services India (Cat Financial India), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, announced the launch of its India operations effective July 1, 2019.

Setting New Benchmark

Growth in warehousing and logistics sector is picking up with the introduction of GST and infrastructure status to logistics. In this scenario, the warehousing and material handling equipment players are gearing up to meet the emerging demand for advanced equipment.

Our growth is in double digits

AxleTech is a manufacturer of axles to speciality applications in off-highway and defence segments.

Building Better Roads

A fleet of asphalt compactors, double-drum compactors and a tracked sensor paver from Volvo CE are improving the quality of roads and life in the city of Bellary in Karnataka.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

New paving technologies

Paver market in India is picking up with the growing road construction projects. Both asphalt and concrete paver markets see positive growth in the coming years.

Epiroc opens new facility in Udaipur

Epiroc, a Swedish manufacturer of equipment for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, inaugurated a new Distribution, Refurbishment and Training Centre at Udaipur, Rajasthan.

Riding on infra push

Pick-up in infrastructure spending and construction activities is expected to drive the demand for tipper trucks in the coming years.

Wipro-Kawasaki plant to start production from April

The new plant of Wipro-Kawasaki joint venture to manufacture hydraulic pumps and motors for construction machinery was inaugurated at Bidadi, near Bengaluru.

We try to produce more in India

Trelleborg India showcased latest sealing solutions such as the Z25 polyurethane seal for high temperature applications in Off Highway segment.

Volvo CE India unveils unique demo road

Volvo CE showed customers a new 100-m demo road cross section when Volvo celebrated its 20th anniversary in India.

Epiroc Launches Minetruck 436B

Epiroc, a global productivity partner for mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, launched Minetruck MT436B, to boost underground haulage capacity and efficiency across mining and construction operations.

Efficient power for Indian mines

Volvo Penta offers vast range of engines for construction, mining, material handling and agriculture equipment globally. Miron Thoms, Vice President & Head, Volvo Penta India, elaborates on the company's India market plans.

Pioneering Growth

Traditionally known for aerospace, engineering and IT, Bengaluru is fast emerging as a construction equipment (CE) hub in India with major players expanding their base in the city.

Batching plants for precast industry

Precast concrete is getting more traction in the current construction space. Ajax Fiori has introduced a range of batching plants that feed the requirements of precast industry. Debasis Bhattacharya elaborates.

Port of call

Cargo traffic at Indian ports is gradually growing. Containerisation and palletisation of cargo is on the rise, though there is still far more to go for us to have a sizeable share of containerised and palletised cargo in the global market.

Productive Paver

India is building roads at an unprecedented rate. Since 2014, the country has laid 28,000 km of highways at a cost of nearly Rs 3 trillion. Over the next decade, the country is expected to add 85,000 km more roads under the Bharatmala and Sagarmala infrastructure initiatives.

Shriram Automall opens 76th facility in Shimoga

Shriram Automall India Limited (SAMIL), India?s largest service provider for exchange of pre-owned vehicles and equipment, inaugurated its 76th automall facility in Shimoga

BEML unveils diesel electric tower car for Railways

BEML has inaugurated the self-propelled 8-wheeler diesel electric inspection and maintenance OHE tower car (8W DETC) at its Bengaluru complex.

Youngman India in rental partnership with HILTI

Youngman India announced a pilot rental partnership with Hilti Tools, offering a selection of their power tools on hire for the first time in India.

New Growth Avenues

Warehousing segment in India is evolving fast and is moving towards palletised loads which can be stored at heights.

Anarock Retail launched to tap into India?s $700 bn retail market

Among India's leading independent real estate services firm Anarock Property Consultants has announced the official launch of Anarock Retail, a new firm dedicated to tapping into India?s $700 billion retail market via its expert retail consultancy services.

CONCRETE BATCHING PLANTS

Concrete is a major constituent of infrastructure projects: mainly in real estate, roads and highways, railways, sea ports, airports, power plants, irrigation and urban modernisation sectors.

Success in India

Carmix is an all-Italian company and has always been oriented towards export. Real genuine portable plants for producing concrete, the small mobile concrete batching plants are sold in more than 160 countries around the world and are used on five continents

Powering industry needs

Diesel engines are the major source of power for various machines which are utilised in construction, agricultural, automobile and industrial verticals. Major demand for diesel engines is generated from automotive industry, followed by commercial vehicles, agri equipment, construction equipment.

Trimble unveils pan-India training program

Trimble has unveiled its pan-India training program to train the next-generation of engineering and construction industry professionals. The company also announced the opening of its latest Tekla Authorized Training Center (ATC) in Vijayawada, taking the number of ATCs to 17 across India.

India's biggest logistics park to come up near Bengaluru

Flipkart is planning to set up an integrated logistics park on the outskirts of Bengaluru. Expected to be the largest and one-of-its-kind facility in the country, the new facility will house multiple massive warehouses far bigger in size than those set up by Amazon and Alibaba in the US and China, respectively.

Rental Market for Diesel Gensets

The growing construction market coupled with development of industrial and commercial applications including manufacturing, service sector and events have buoyed the growth of diesel generator rental market in India.

India-Ready!

They have come from all over India. By the thousands. And they have witnessed a true demonstration of the MB Crusher screening and crusher buckets at work.

Warehousing space leasing rockets by 85 per cent across key Indian markets

Knight Frank India launched the third edition of its flagship India Warehousing Market Report 2018. The report unravels the present scenario of the Indian logistics sector along with providing a definitive view on the country?s top warehousing markets, which include Mumbai, NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

Escorts unveils new pick-n-carry crane at Excon 2017

Escorts Construction Equipment (ECE) launched India?s safest pick-n-carry crane (as the company claims), CT Smart 15, at the Excon 2017 in Bengaluru, along with best-in-class (performance, productivity and reliability) soil compactor 3212 in 12-tonne class and upgraded Hydra series pick and carry crane.

We are showcasing technologies for complete road construction process

The last few years have been very good with respect to awards and constructions of road projects. We expect this trend to continue with construction of 19 km/day and the government working towards 30 km/day.

Volvo Trucks eyes construction segment

Volvo Trucks is gearing up for a renewed focus on construction, including roads, irrigation, quarry, and marble mining. In a meeting recently organised at its manufacturing and assembly facility in Bengaluru, the company has announced its plan to focus on construction segment and displayed the range of solutions.

TUV Rheinland expands in India with new facility

TUV Rheinland India, a subsidiary of the TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, a worldwide leader in testing, training, inspection, consulting and certification, has expanded its footprint in India with a new EUR2.5 million facility located at Electronic City in Bengaluru.

Smart Cities Conference on Surveillance and Safety

The importance of safety and security was the focus of two round-table conferences held by Smart Cities Council India jointly with Western Digital, a leading global provider of storage solutions, in Mumbai and Bengaluru recently.

Volvo Concludes KITEC Training Programme

Volvo Trucks recently concluded the fifth edition of the Key Indian Technical Excellence Competition (KITEC). With customer-centricity being a core value, the competition focuses on imparting training and skills development to drivers and technicians, thereby ensuring delivery of competent aftermarket professionals.

Safexpress to set up six logistics parks

The leading supply chain and logistics services provider Safexpress has lined up a plan to set up six logistics parks across the country at an investment of Rs 300-crore.

DHL opens integrated warehouse facility near Bengaluru airport

DHL Global Forwarding has inaugurated its first integrated warehousing site in Bengaluru. The new facility will provide both customs bonded and domestic warehousing solutions to its customers.

Volvo Trucks concludes fifth edition of KITEC

Volvo Trucks recently concluded the fifth edition of the Key Indian Technical Excellence Competition (KITEC). With customer-centricity being a core value, the competition focuses on imparting training and skills development to drivers and technicians, thereby ensuring delivery of competent aftermarket professionals.

Excon 2017 to attract over 1,000 exhibitors

The 9th edition of Excon, India's premier and South Asia's largest construction equipment and construction technology trade fair, which will take place in Bengaluru during December 12-16, 2017, is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors, including around 300 companies from abroad

Excon 2017 to attract over 1,000 exhibitors

The 9th edition of Excon, India?s premier and South Asia?s largest construction equipment and construction technology trade fair, which will take place in Bengaluru during December 12-16, 2017, is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors, including around 300 companies from abroad.

Shell event deliberates on reducing Total Cost of Ownership

Shell Lubricants, the global market leader in finished lubricants, with CII-IL, organised ?Empower?, an introduction to its new global direction for its B2B sectors, as a partner to its allied industries.

Don't stymie equipment & technology

The recent inauguration of India's longest bridge above water, the 9.15 km Dhola-Sadiya bridge by PM Modi coincided with the completion of three years of his government in office.

Concrete Delivery System

VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, explains the paradigm shift in concrete delivery systems, with a focus on his company's advanced technologies.

Shriram Automall opens new facility in Hosur

Shriram Automall India (SAMIL) inaugurated its first facility in Hosur, the sixth in Tamil Nadu Zone and 27th in South India. The Hosur facility, which is the 68th Automall facility of SAMIL, is strategically located in the industrial area which is near Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka border and expands through Big Vegetable Market Hub. The newest Automall spreads over an area of four acres of land and will satisfy the demand in the area for vehicles primarily the LCV, HGV & SGV.

Equipment India awards & ceo forum 2017

It was 6.15 p.m. with 15 minutes more to go for the mega event of the infrastructure equipment industry. Meanwhile, the Viceroy Hall at the heritage Claridges Hotel located in New Delhi's famed Lutyen's Zone was already filled to capacity.

Emerging market trends

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Karnataka state office conducted an All India Servo Auto OEM meet in Bengaluru recently. With the theme 'Driving the Xtra Mile', the meet was aimed at sharing and deliberating the latest developments in emission norms, fuel technology, lubricant technology, greener fuels, vehicle technology and after treatment devices. The purpose of this programme was to strengthen relationship with valued customers and other stake holders and to position Servo as one-stop solution

Operator Champion

Volvo CE organised the first-of-its-kind construction equipment operator competition to equip the operators with the required skill sets.

Paving a Growth Path

While the paver market is gearing up for phenomenal growth, sensor pavers are expected to have a smooth ride due to the demand for quality roads in the future.

Volvo CE recognises operator talent in India

Bheemappa KS from Karnataka has won the maiden Operator Champion of India competition organised by Volvo CE, which saw nine winners in the heats from across the regions competing for the top spot in the final round. Narendra Singh from Rajasthan stood the runner-up in a close competition. The Operator Champion final took place between March 14 to16 at the Volvo CE headquarters in Bengaluru.

ExxonMobil showcases hydraulic oils and grease range at IMTEX 2017

ExxonMobil Lubricants participated at the 18th Indian Metal Cutting Machine Tool Exhibition (IMTEX), held recently at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru.

ExxonMobil showcases its hydraulic oils and grease range at IMTEX 2017

ExxonMobil Lubricants participated at the 18th Indian Metal Cutting Machine Tool Exhibition (IMTEX), held from 26th January to 1st February 2017 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru.

Robert Bosch inaugurates new testing laboratory

Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions (RBEI), inaugurated a new reliability testing laboratory in Naganathapura, Bengaluru. The lab offers state-of-the-art infrastructure, equipment and resources to deliver high-quality ECU testing solutions.

Our tower cranes are 100 per cent locally sourced and manufactured

We mainly focus on brand building. This is an opportunity for our customers to come and meet us and see the products on display. This year, we launched a crane at the event in two variations: 6 tonne and 9 tonne. It is completely localised, positioning us well in the market.

L and T Construction to develop training centre in Nagpur

According to reports, L&T Construction will develop a skill development training centre on the Nagpur Municipal Corporation?s abandoned school land at Babulban in East Nagpur.