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Opportunities in bulk for cement

As per estimates of total projects to be sanctioned and those upcoming and under construction across sectors, the hope is to see better days ahead—quantitatively and qualitatively—for the cement industry.

YoY demand for concrete equipment will be at 20-25% in today’s scenario

Incorporated in June 1998, and commencing its manufacturing operations in 1999, Schwing Stetter India is a 100 per cent subsidiary of Schwing GmbH, a $1.30 billion German concreting machinery manufacturer and a part of XCMG group.

India continues to be an important market for us

Since 1958, Putzmeister has been global leaders in the world of construction and mining. The company develops, produces, sells and serves its customers with high quality and high reliability machines for pumping, distributing and placing concrete, mortar and high-density solids, and for preparing, temporarily storing, processing and transporting these materials.

AJAX: Revolutionising current construction processes through boom pumps

Strengthening its foothold in the concreting equipment market, AJAX would be introducing new products in the forthcoming customer interface platforms to help customers to steer their business with increased speed, greater flexibility and enhanced quality.

Liebherr achieves over Euro 10 bn in annual turnover

Despite the modest slowdown of the global economy, Liebherr registered a strong volume of orders in the first quarter of 2020. Starting at the end of the first quarter, the coronavirus pandemic began to affect business activities in many markets.

Sany embraces new emission norms; launches 4 new truck cranes

As the nation is ushering into new emission standards, Sany India, a global leader in the CE Industry has successfully embraced the Bharat CEV Stage IV norms and upgraded and launched four new truck cranes; STC250C, STC450C, STC600C, and STC800C in the market.

Liebherr LH 60 M Port Litronic material handler

LH 60 M Port Litronic machine handed over to Aarekies Brienz AG.

Putzmeister India MD: India continues to be an important market for us

In an exclusive interview, Wilfried Theissen, Managing Director of Putzmeister India, speaks on the current scenario of concrete equipment market in India.

Liebherr achieves over Euro 10 bn in annual turnover

In 2020, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of Euro 10,341 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted a decline of Euro 1,409 million, or 12%.

Moretti Adds Third Grove Allterrain Crane to Fleet

Italian construction company Moretti has added a third Grove all-terrain crane to its fleet, a GMK4100L-1. During the handover, Roberto Zucchi, sales manager at Manitowoc Italy, presented a handover key to Evangelista Zampatti, CEO of Moretti.

Moretti adds third Grove all-terrain crane to fleet

Italian construction company Moretti has added a third Grove all-terrain crane to its fleet, a GMK4100L-1. During the handover, Roberto Zucchi, sales manager at Manitowoc Italy, presented a handover key to Evangelista Zampatti, CEO of Moretti.

Potain Hup 32-27 continues to win friends & influence equipment choice

Almost five years on from its launch at Bauma 2016, the Potain Hup 32-27 self-erecting crane continues to gain new fans around the world. This acclaim is largely due to its ability to combine typical tower crane operations with replicating many of the tasks performed by smaller, mobile material handling equipment – reducing costs and eliminating excess traffic on jobsites.

We are India’s No. 1 power products company

For more than three decades, Honda India Power Products (HIPP) has been a leader in the power products industry, engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of portable generators, water pumps, tillers and general purpose engines in India and abroad.

Tekla Structures: Versatile & robust software for precast construction

Tekla Structures helped Precast India Infrastructures to produce a large number of precast elements, address critical geometries, implement MEP requirements and a lot more, quite easily and well within the specified project timeline.

Operational visibility & automation central to maritime logistics of future

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Trimble releases Tekla 2021 Structural BIM Software Solutions

Trimble introduced the latest versions of its Tekla® software solutions for constructible Building Information Modeling (BIM), structural engineering and steel fabrication management—Tekla Structures 2021, Tekla Structural Designer 2021, Tekla Tedds 2021 and Tekla PowerFab 2021.

AJAX ARGO model’s mantra is ‘maximum productivity for your investment’

“AJAX ARGO Self-Loading Concrete Mixer (SLCM) delivers ‘Maximum Productivity for Your Investment’ says Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer, AJAX Engineering

Tata Motors Construck Transit Mixer and Boom Pump Series

The construction and infrastructure sectors are the cornerstone of the country’s growing economy. With enhanced government focus, these sectors are growing at a fast pace.

Govt’s infra focus will boost demand for CE”

Established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for manufacturing rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment, BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers) has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 per cent of total equity and rest 46 per cent is held by public, financial institutions, foreign institutional investors, banks and employees.

Trimble releases Tekla 2021 versions

Tekla Structures 2021 increases efficiency, productivity, mobility and collaboration across the project team through the new subscription offering: Tekla Structures Carbon, Tekla Structures Graphite, and Tekla Structures Diamond.

Ajay Aneja, AJAX: Construction is poised for good growth in FY22

Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer, AJAX Engineering, speaks on the demand of self-loading concrete mixers in India

Trimble releases Tekla 2021 Structural BIM Software Solutions

New Tekla software features and enhancements continue to power data-driven, collaborative and connected workflows across all project phases. 

Moretti adds third Grove all-terrain crane to fleet

The 100 t capacity four-axle crane offers best-in-class load charts from an extremely compact format.

LaBounty mobile hydraulic pulverizer

LaBounty’s new mobile hydraulic pulverizers can pick up, crush and separate rebar faster than previous models, the company says.

World Record in Concrete Paving

Patel Infrastructure Ltd, an established construction, development and maintenance service company created a history for a World Record by completing 1.28 km of and 8-Lane (2.56 km stretch of 4 lanes) Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway Project in just 24 Hrs.

Repairing at 1000 m: The perils of bridge work

Bridges form an essential part of modern day economic and transportation systems. They can be used to connect islands that can span several kilometres into deep seas, connect stretches of separated lands - as well as joining cities, separated by lakes and rivers.

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.

Operational visibility & automation central to maritime logistics of future

Sustainability within logistics is expected to be taken up on a larger scale, with digitalisation and automation being prime movers of such operations, writes Huseni Vohra of Ocean Insights.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates IoT enabled, energy efficient facility in TN

Schwing Stetter India, one of the largest manufacturers of concreting and construction equipment’s across the country, inaugurated its fifth manufacturing facility in Cheyyar, Tamil Nadu.

Sany launches first “Made in India” piling rig

Sany launches first “Made in India” piling rig

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.

ACC RMX launches India’s first green concrete

ACC RMX launches India’s first green concrete

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

Schwing Stetter inaugurates manufacturing facility in Cheyyar

Kubota CC30 Concrete Claw can remove large concrete slabs

The CC30 Concrete Claw attachment, manufactured by Kubota’s Land Pride subsidiary, is used for removing large sections of concrete floors, driveways, sidewalks and other large slabs.

Kubota Cc30 Concrete Claw Can Remove Large Concrete Slabs

The CC30 Concrete Claw attachment, manufactured by Kubota’s Land Pride subsidiary, is used for removing large sections of concrete floors, driveways, sidewalks and other large slabs.

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.

L&T to revolutionise building construction

L&T Construction, the construction arm of the US $ 21 billion technology, engineering & construction conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro, announced having successfully 3D printed a G+1 (Ground plus one) Building with reinforcement for the first time in India.

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.

The multitasking concrete machine

Mobility and multitasking advantage are driving the demand of self-loading concrete mixers in rural construction projects

Brokk names North American Sales and Marketing Manager

Brokk has named Je Keeling the North American Sales and Marketing Manager. In his new role, Keeling is responsible for growing the Brokk brand in key segments across the US and Canada, including demolition, processing and mining

The M&HCV tipper trucks segment continues to look positive

RT Wasan, Vice President, Product Line, M&HCV, Tata Motors, elaborates on the company strategy in the Covid-impacted market scenario.

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.

Sany India celebrates 15,000 machines milestone in India

Sany rolled out its 15,000th machine from its India facility

Making mission possible

Five exceptional contractors show how extreme a job site can be, without using stuntman of special effects.

Brokk names North American Sales and Marketing Manager

Keeling is responsible for growing the Brokk brand in key segments across the US and Canada, including demolition, processing and mining

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.

Safe Concrete Breaking

The heavy pneumatic breaker TEX 33 PE from Atlas Copco offers reliable, ergonomic and safe breaking in mass concrete and pavement breaking. The TEX 33 PE is ideal for heavy-duty demolition jobs where medium and hard materials such as asphalt and reinforced concrete come into play.

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.

Concrete work made easy with Hydra-Screed HS3000

Curb Roller Manufacturing makes concrete flatwork and shape work easy with the Hydra-Screed 3000.

New Concrete Pumping Solutions

Over the last three decades, the need for energy efficiency, higher productivity, easy mobility and flexibility has been the focus to meet the growing customer needs.

Hydrodemolition robot for better industrial cleaning applications

Aquajet offers the Aqua Cutter 410V as a safer, more efficient alternative to manual industrial cleaning methods, such as hand lances.

10 Steps to Safe and Efficient Tower Crane Erection

Manitowoc Crane Care’s Didier Forest is a 32-year veteran of the company. He has co-authored several technical manuals on tower crane erection and trains Crane Care technicians at Manitowoc’s Training Center in Saint Pierre de Chandieu, France.

Aquajet Trio for bridge and road repair applications

Aquajet has introduced a dynamic trio of machines ideally suited for road and bridge repair applications

Lintec & Linnhoff announces re-entry into India market

Lintec & Linnhoff announced its re-entry into the India market, which has been one of the Group’s stronghold markets for the Linnhoff brand across a span of two decades

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

Three WOLFF cranes build Bruckner Tower in Austria

Austrian contractor HABAU Hoch- und Tiefbaugesellschaft commissioned three WOLFF Clear tower cranes to erect the 98-m structure.

Curb Roller Manufacturing offers world’s first battery-powered roller screed

Curb Roller Manufacturing, the world leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, offers the Batt Screed 6000, the industry’s first battery-powered roller screed.

Manitowoc launches Potain MCT 275 tower crane

Manitowoc’s product development under The Manitowoc Way continues to accelerate, with the Potain MCT 275 the latest new launch from the company.

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.

10th Liebherr 1000 EC-H 40 High-Top crane at Grand Paris

Since May 2018, there have been ten Liebherr 1000 EC-H 40 High-Top tower cranes with very high lifting capacities on the construction sites of the Grand Paris Express

There is a demand surge for crushers in the iron ore segment: Ranjit Ravindran

While the demand for newer machines is not that bullish the existing population of machines is fully optimised to undertake current developmental activities in mining and infrastructure. Ranjit Ravindran, Business Head – Mining, Voltas, shares more on the market dynamics.

Liebherr delivers 100,000th truck mixer

Liebherr handed over its 100,000th truck mixer in spring 2020, an HTM 905, which was picked up by the company Heinz Transportbeton Ingolstadt GmbH & Co KG

PASCHAL formworks at Frankfurt terminal project

In the construction of the new terminal in Frankfurt, the contractor is using circular column formwork from PASCHAL

5 brilliant solutions for construction sites

Some of the most innovative construction sites use MB Crusher machines to facilitate the work and increase business.

Potain tower cranes building Birmingham’s tallest office building

Two Potain MR 295 luffing jib cranes are helping to build a Grade A office building in Birmingham. The 16 t and 20 t capacity cranes have been on the site since last October, supporting the construction of the concrete core and lifting and assembling steel girders to help build the office tower’s steel frame and winter garden.

LOGO. 3 increases efficiency at construction

Intelligent formwork and formwork planning alleviates the problem of a shortage of skilled labour and time pressure.

New self-service concrete plant

Liebherr is starting sales of the new self-service concrete plant. Its market launch will commence in summer 2020. The new plant will offer quick and easy access to high quality concrete.

Concrete-Mate for perfect Mix-Design control

Carmix brings out continuous technical innovation and the development of digital technologies that simplify on-site operations

Potain tower cranes building Birmingham’s tallest office building

Two Potain MR 295 luffing jib cranes are helping to build a Grade A office building in 103 Colmore Row in Birmingham

Ardent Infra joins hands with KCC Buildcon for asphalt production

Ardent Infra Equipments strengthened its presence in India with collaborating with the Haryana based KCC Buildcon

Working on construction site made easy

There is a concrete way of making work on site easier for contractors, by installing MB Crusher units on their equipment.

Curb Roller Manufacturing launches Eel Screed 6100

Curb Roller Manufacturing introduced the Eel Screed 6100, a corded roller screed designed for operator comfort and easy transportation. The innovative design of the Eel Screed 6100 allows contractors, rental customers and other operators to finish concrete screeding faster and more comfortably than alternate methods.

World’s largest concrete paver commissioned

Wirtgen slipform paver SP 1600, the world’s largest concrete slipform paver was commissioned at Patel Infrastructure on February 25, 2020 for the construction of eight-lane Vadodara-Kim Expressway, a part of the Mumbai-New Delhi Expressway.

Supporting Indonesian Housing Development

Property developer PT Tanggamus Niaga Tama is using the newly launched SDLG E660FL mini excavator to build homes in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Renovation of Downstream Reservoir

PASCHAL formwork and supporting jacks are involved in the renovation of the downstream reservoir on the Sösetalsperre dam in the Harz mountains. Renovation of this reservoir outlet is one element of the complete renovation of the downstream reservoir.

New self-service concrete plant from Liebherr

Liebherr is starting sales of the new self-service concrete plant. Its market launch will commence in summer 2020.

Liebherr USA moves to new headquarters

Liebherr USA, Co formally moved in to a newly expanded campus

Nebraska Crane adds new Grove RT crane

Nebraska Crane strengthened its fleet of cranes with the addition of Grove’s longest-reaching, highest-capacity rough-terrain crane

LOGO. 3 increases efficiency at construction

Intelligent formwork and formwork planning alleviates the problem of a shortage of skilled labour and time pressure.

Aquajet launches Ecosilence 3.0

Aquajet introduced the Ecosilence 3.0 that reduces noise and allows for a more compact jobsite.

Curb Roller Manufacturing launches Eel Screed 6100

Curb Roller Manufacturing introduced the Eel Screed 6100, a corded roller screed designed for operator comfort and easy transportation.

Biggest is the Best

Patel Infrastructure acquired the world's largest concrete paver from Wirtgen Group. The 18.75 m full paving width paver is currently working at the Vadodara-Kim Expressway project.

Terex MPS launches MC320 cone crusher

Following the recent launch of the new TG/TGS series bushing cone crushers, Terex MPS has introduced the MC320 cone module.

Zoomlion performs well in 2019

Zoomlion has reported a 116.42 per cent increase in profit of RMB 4.371 billion ($616.18 million) for the year ending December 31, 2019, according to its annual report released on March 30, 2020.

Tim Smith joins Curb Roller

Curb Roller Manufacturing appointed Tim Smith at its outside sales team. Smith will support the Midwest territories and Colorado, focusing on distributor relationships, product training and end-user support.

Covid-19 Challenges Revival

The lockdown in the country has entered its third stage on May 4, 2020 in view of the deadly coronavirus pandemic continuing its grip on the country even after the six-week lockdown in two stages.

Building confidence

The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented situation in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, government will have to take some concrete steps to support the industry and economy.

It can take 3-6 months to get back to a smooth industrial activity

At a time when the industry is going through tough conditions, Putzmeister is taking important steps to support its customers.

AJAX is all set to bounce back with resilience

To set the ball rolling, AJAX has become more resilient, adaptive and competitive like ever in this complex and uncertain period of pandemic with resilience and resourcefulness, says Debasis Bhattacharya, Head - Marketing, Sales & Product Support, AJAX Engineering.

We expect more packages from the government

Considering further revenue loss and anticipated reduced demand for the upcoming months, we expect more packages from the government, says VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.

Brokk's New Diesel Demolition Robot

Brokk launched the Brokk 520D to its extensive product lineup. Meeting both Tier 4 Final and European's Stage IV emission standards, the new machine is the most eco-friendly diesel demolition robot on the market, according to the company.

Brokk's New Diesel Demolition Robot

Brokk launched the Brokk 520D to its extensive product lineup. Meeting both Tier 4 Final and European's Stage IV emission standards, the new machine is the most eco-friendly diesel demolition robot on the market, according to the company.

Can India be an alternate manufacturing base?

Even before COVID 19 crept up upon us, our roads sector had already hit a speed breaker. Construction of highways slowed to 27 km a day during April-January against 29.7 km a day achieved in 2018-19.

Terex MPS launches MC320 cone crusher

Following the recent launch of the new TG/TGS series bushing cone crushers, Terex MPS has introduced the MC320 cone module. T

Putzmeister shares Value Retention Tips for concrete equipment

Concrete equipment is designed to do a lot of very intricate and precise tasks. Intelligent and sophisticated pumps and equipment need maintenance when lying idle.

New Hybrid Boom for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

The newest fuel-electric boom model provides compact, rough-terrain, low-emissions performance.

Can India be an alternate manufacturing base?

Even before COVID 19 crept up upon us, our roads sector had already hit a speed breaker. Construction of highways slowed to 27 km a day during April-January against 29.7 km a day achieved in 2018-19.

Tech-Knowledgy The Way Forward

New-generation technologies can lead the construction equipment industry to newer heights in efficiency and productivity.

It is a very exciting time to be in the CE space

Putzmeister is in the process of rolling out telematics, Putzmeister Machine Cockpit to its fleet of truck-mounted boom pumps.

Bridging the Disconnect

Unified Engineernig enables global multi-discipline teams to work concurrently in a common data-centric environment, controlling and managing change across the entire project. Amish Sabharwal elaborates more.