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Wirtgen Group machines lead to motorway rehabilitation in record time

Contractor Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung showed how to rehabilitate the surface and binder courses of a section of a motorway successfully in an incredibly short time.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.

Solving Big Challenge

A W 210i and W 2100 precisely milled the spillway chute of the Oroville Dam, the highest dam in the USA. In this process, the milling contractor also benefited from cold milling specialist Wirtgen’s application experience in steep gradient milling.

Registration and driving licence not needed for road making machines: MoRTH

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has clarified that the heavy road making machinery is not a motor vehicle, and is not covered under MV Act.

BETTER road rehabilitation WITH COLD MILLING

Cold milling is one of the first measures taken when a roadway or traffic area needs to be rehabilitated.

Performance tracker for milling work

Wirtgen has developed Performance Tracker, a solution that, for the first time, makes it possible to accurately and reliably document the actual milling work completed.

Wirtgen Group's Smart Synergies at bauma

The Wirtgen Group is showcasing its innovative road construction machinery among the company's around 120 exhibits and 13,000 sq m of exhibition space at bauma 2019.

Operator training is a necessity today

Wirtgen India revived its training school almost one-and-a-half years back to give training in its pavers range. Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, elaborates more on the company's views on skill development and the way forward.

New solutions in road construction

The focus of this year's Road Technology Days held by the Wirtgen, V?gele and HAMM brands was on synergies, 3D applications and networked job site processes. The climax of the event was the live machine demonstrations.

Wirtgen Group showcase specialised road construction solutions

Some 4,000 customers and road construction experts from more than 80 countries flocked to the Road Technology Days held by Wirtgen, V?gele and HAMM on April 19 and 20.

New technologies gaining traction

The Wirtgen Group has been continuously innovating its products in the brands Wirtgen, Vogele, and Hamm. They are not only global market leaders but also innovation leaders, with the average age of a machine being not more than three years.

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.

Fulfilling the trenching needs

In Austria, a Wirtgen W 100 CFi compact milling machine with deep milling unit is being used for trenching prior to the laying of broadband cables - just before it sets to work milling off entire pavements.

Relying on Wirtgen's Cold Milling Range

Costello Industries relies exclusively on cold milling machines from Wirtgen.Costello Industries, Inc, a milling service provider based in Newington, CT, USA, has been rehabilitating highways, streets and bridges since 1945.

Machine control systems are the future in India

MOBA is a German company that provides automation solutions for moving machines. Speaking to EQUIPMENT INDIA, Samip Desai, National Manager, Moba Mobile Automation (I), explains the company's activities and solutions for the Indian market.

Making Faster and Safer Tracks

To make the 'Marco Simoncelli' Misano World Circuit faster and safer, Pesaresi Giuseppe SpA decided to take advantage of the cutting-edge technologies of Wirtgen and Trimble. In less than three weeks, all irregularities were removed from the track, leaving it ready for more spectacular motor sports competitions.

We would showcase innovations across all our four brands

With the infrastructure development polices of this government, there is good demand and growth for the CE industry. The difference from last bC India, is that two years back, the new government in place had ambitious plans to develop the road sector. Now the plans are being executed well, and due to this there is an increase in demand for equipment.

Asphalt Removal in Record-Breaking Time

Three Wirtgen cold milling machines (two W 210 and one W 200i) and two Wirtgen soil stabilisers (WR 2000) demonstrate their productivity and reliability at Alghero-Fertilia Airport in Sardinia.

Budget spells fiscal discipline

Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, presented the Union Budget 2016-17, explaining the backdrop of global economy slowdown from 3.4 per cent in 2014 to 3.1 per cent in 2015; battered financial markets and contracted global trade.

Cold Milling Machines

Similar to developed nations, pavement milling or cold milling or cold planning of asphalt topped pavements is fast going to become a necessity in India, considering the volumes of crushed, screened, sized and shaped aggregates required for the upcoming roads and infrastructure projects, in the country.

Delivering Versatility

One of the first Wirtgen W 200 Hi cold milling machines is being used in Italy, where the large milling machine demonstrates its unique practical flexibility day after day, with a milling drum assembly that can be displaced 400 mm to either side.

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.

Asphalt Recycling

Millions of tonnes of asphalt have being wasted in the country, when these could be properly treated and recycled for rehabilitation of road projects and new pavements.

Scope for pavement rehabilitation alternatives is huge

Our Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) has no vision for the country. Cannot they spend even 0.01 per cent of the total outlay for training? This is simply unacceptable, says Prof. Prithvi Singh Kandhal, Associate Director Emeritus, National Center for Asphalt Technology, Auburn University, Alabama, USA.

Technology Mania!

Wirtgen Group recently organised 'The Road Technology Days 2014, an international industry rendezvous in Germany that showcased the Group's innovative solutions.

500th Hamm 311 delivered to Dilip Buildcon

The 500th Hamm 311 soil compactor, manufactured at the Pune facility of Wirtgen Group, was recently handed over to Dilip Suryavanshi, Chairman and Managing Director

500th Hamm 311 Delivered to Dilip Buildcon

The 500th Hamm 311 soil compactor, manufactured at Pune production facility of Wirtgen Group, was recently handed over to Dilip Suryavanshi, Chairman & Managing Director of Dilip Buildcon, - a major player in the Infrastructure industry. Ramesh Palagiri ? Managing Director & CEO and K P Shetty, General Manager, Wirtgen India handed over the key to Suryavanshi at Buildcon?s Bhopal Office , in the presence of Devendra Jain , Director, Dilip Buildcon.

The growth of road equipment sector depends on a good mix of BOT and EPC projects

Currently, the road equipment sector is experiencing a slowdown, due to a number of road projects being stalled or going slow. Also, the depreciation of Indian rupee by over 20 per cent in the last quarter has made imported machines more expensive

Getting ready for the upturn

In spite of the unfavourable market dynamics, most of the OEMs have adopted innovative strategies to sustain themselves while keeping an eye on the coming boom. Innovative strategies are developed to retain existing customers

New HT22 quick-change toolholder system

Wirtgen New HT22 quick-change toolholder system for maximum milling performance and cost efficient operation. Cutting technology is a core competence of Wirtgen and the heart of its cold milling machine technology.

The new generation of Dash-3 pavers from Vogele will be launched at Excon 2013.

n addition to production, we are also focusing on optimising our process, improve efficiencies in operations and at the same time, stepping up investment in sales and service network for the future, says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India. Excerpts from the interview.

We offer intelligent compaction system for soil and asphalt compactors in India

We have moved the Dynapac technology and expertise from Europe to India for the benefit of Indian customers. We are now producing the 11 T class soil compactor CA250 and the 9 T class asphalt compactor CC384HF here in Nashik.

We offer intelligent compaction system for soil and asphalt compactors in India

We have moved the Dynapac technology and expertise from Europe to India for the benefit of Indian customers. We are now producing the 11 T class soil compactor CA250 and the 9 T class asphalt compactor CC384HF here in Nashik.

The innovative EcoPlus package achieves fuel savings of more than 20 per cent

The new training centre at Wirtgen India is equipped with a high-end multimedia system, two generously dimensioned training rooms, each one large enough to carry out training directly on a Wirtgen surface miner or a large V?gele asphalt paver,

Wirtgen Group Mineral Technologies

The Wirtgen Group's Mineral Technologies division offers a well-matched range of products for mining and processing useful minerals with the Wirtgen Surface Miners and Kleemann crushing and screening machines. Extracting minerals in opencast deposits and processing mineral raw materials places great demands on man and machine

Lack of clarity on the use of RAP is a challenge

?Wirtgen offers the broadest range of milling machines in the world and we have over a 70 per cent market share world???wide, says P Ramesh, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India. Excerpts from the interview.

Cold Milling Machine Technology

Rehabilitation of roads to overcome the existing problems, by cold milling technology, is the most cost-effective, suitable and eco-friendly solution at hand.Growing volumes of traffic and increasing axle loads leave the pavement wearing course severely damaged and unusable for the traffic in city roads and highways.