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.

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.

More than 2,800 exhibitors to participate in bauma CHINA

Despite the challenges due to Covid-19, the show will fill all 17 halls and the outdoor area at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

WOLFFKRAN Russia invests in skill development

Investment is being made not only in technical infrastructure and personnel of the production facility, but also in the development of the region’s next generation of specialists.

Crane Norway Group adds nine new Grove all-terrain cranes to its fleet

Crane Norway Group recently purchased nine new Grove all-terrain cranes to add to its fleet and to meet increased demand from customers for high capacity cranes

Genie boom lift goes 1,000 m underground

As part of the transformation of a disused iron ore mine in Salzgitter, Lower Saxony, authorised Genie® distributors, Wienold Lifte, based in Emsbüren, supplied ETS Schacht Konrad Consortium with an articulating Genie Z®-45 XC™ boom lift

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

L&T commissions first Komatsu 300T electrical shovel in India

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery achieved a milestone with the erection and commissioning of Komatsu PC3000-6 electrical shovel, their first 300-ton electrical shovel supplied in India

PASCHAL formworks at Frankfurt terminal project

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

Steenhoff adds new Grove GMK5250L-1

Steenhoff GmbH & Co. KG from Rhauderfehn in Ostfriesland, Northern Germany, took ownership of a GMK5250L-1, a strong and versatile five-axle crane from Grove, featuring 250 t capacity and 70 m long main boom.

GALLOCK® - complete safety under heavy vibrations

Gala Precision Engineering announced the successful development and distribution of wedge lock washer GALLOCK®. These washers are used to safely secure bolted joints exposed to heavy vibrations and dynamic load.

We provide customised solutions for different applications

Customers are looking for more reliable and compact solutions which can survive difficult operating environments. Harsha Kadam, CEO, Schaeffler India and President (Industrial Business), shares more on the application trends in bearings and the market scenario.

German Machinery Exports to India

VDMA India conducted the VDMA Business Climate Survey to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the German Mechanical Engineering industry in India.

7 WOLFF cranes working at ODE project in Amsterdam

Seven WOLFF tower cranes are at the ODE project site in Amsterdam to support the successful completion of the project

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.

JLG begins delivery of new telescopic platforms in Germany

JLG Industries announced the first delivery of 10 460SJ HC3, the all-new Hi-Capacity models, into Germany. Willenbacher is the first to receive 10 new 460SJ HC3 heavy-duty telescopic platforms from JLG in Germany.

Steenhoff to erect Potain tower cranes with new Grove GMK5250L-1

At the end of May, Steenhoff GmbH & Co. KG from Rhauderfehn in Ostfriesland, Northern Germany, took ownership of a GMK5250L-1

Four WOLFF cranes at Hamburg work site

Four WOLFF cranes at work on Hamburg’s Flak Tower Bunker to construct five pyramid-like levels on the roof of the bunker

We will continue to innovate and expand: Ramesh Palagiri

Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India, speaks on the market opportunities

Konecranes wins largest-ever reach stacker order

In March 2020, Konecranes won its largest-ever reach stacker contract, from a customer in Germany. The order for 39 reach stackers was won with Konecranes' distributor Richter F?rdertechnik GmbH & Co. KG. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in Q3 2020 and run until Q1 2021.

JLG begins delivery of 460SJ HC3 telescopic platforms in Germany

JLG Industries, Inc announced the first delivery of 10 460SJ HC3, the all-new Hi-Capacity models, into Germany. Willenbacher is the first to receive 10 new 460SJ HC3 heavy-duty telescopic platforms from JLG in Germany.

JLG begins delivery of 460SJ HC3 telescopic platforms in Germany

JLG Industries, Inc announced the first delivery of 10 460SJ HC3, the all-new Hi-Capacity models, into Germany. Willenbacher is the first to receive 10 new 460SJ HC3 heavy-duty telescopic platforms from JLG in Germany.

Dr Peter Wittig joins Schaeffler to head Global Affairs

Schaeffler, the global automotive and industrial supplier, has recruited the diplomat Dr Peter Wittig to head its newly created unit Global Affairs.

Dr Peter Wittig joins Schaeffler to head Global Affairs

Schaeffler, the global automotive and industrial supplier, has recruited the diplomat Dr Peter Wittig to head its newly created unit Global Affairs.

Cautiously Optimistic

The members of VDMA Construction Equipment are looking at the future with confidence. Industry representatives expect a slight decline in sales of 3-5 per cent this year at an overall stable level.

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.

Filter market is expected to witness exponential growth

Construction and mining equipment need robust and high-performance filter solutions.

Solution for Bridges and Busy Road Projects

MB Crusher drum cutter range provides the solution to the challenges faced by certain construction sites.

Weiss inaugurates new campus in Pune

Weiss Automation Solutions India, the Indian subsidiary of the Weiss GmbH inaugurated its New Campus that will house under one roof, Weiss APAC Regional HQ, India Sales Office, The Engineering Knowledge Centre, Weiss Solution Factory, Global Sourcing & Global Technical Development Centre.

1,000th truck-mounted concrete boom pump from Putzmeister India

Putzmeister is gearing up to deliver the 1,000th Putzmeister truck-mounted boom pump from its factory in Goa

Global construction equipment production to be 4 per cent down

The global construction equipment industry is expected to lose production of 43,000 machines this year after factory closures and national lockdowns around the world, according to Off-Highway Research. This is equivalent to 4 per cent of last year?s total output of 1.07 million machines.

Indo-German Engineering Trade in 2019

India is the second-largest sales market in Asia for the German engineering industry.

COVID 19 Impact

With more than 42,000 lives lost and over 850,000 positive cases worldwide in around 200 countries, the coronavirus disease (COVID 19) is continuing its destructive act on the world. The world is on a war footing to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

CNH Industrial names Chair Suzanne Heywood as Acting CEO

The Board of CNH Industrial N.V. announced the appointment of Suzanne Heywood as Acting Chief Executive Officer, in addition to her role as Chair of the Board, to lead the business through this current unprecedented period and until a new permanent CEO has been identified by means of a thorough search process.

W.S. Tyler Equipment rebrands to Haver & Boecker Niagara

Haver & Boecker introduced its global mineral processing brand, Haver & Boecker Niagara, to North America.

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.

Putzmeister delivers 1,000th truck-mounted concrete boom pump from Goa factory

Putzmeister is gearing up to deliver the 1,000th Putzmeister truck mounted boom pump from its factory in Goa, India this month.

Henkel opens India's largest adhesive manufacturing facility near Pune

Henkel Adhesives Technologies India announced the unveiling of its new production facility in Kurkumbh, near Pune.

Auto Expo 2020 Components

Around 400 companies launched over 1,200 new products, which exhibits the preparedness of component industry to support the transformation in automotive space.

Technology rules the roost at Auto Expo 2020 Components

The 15th edition of Auto Expo 2020 Components organised jointly by Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), concluded successfully on February 9.

Auto Expo 2020 Components inaugurated

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), the apex body of the Indian auto component industry, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) kicked off the 15th edition of Auto Expo: 2020 Components, themed ?Technovation - Discover Innovations for Future?.

Henkel opens India?s largest adhesive manufacturing facility near Pune

Henkel Adhesives Technologies India announced the unveiling of its new production facility in Kurkumbh, near Pune.

Manitowoc launches Potain Hup M 28-22 with 80 km/h transport axle

At the Dach + Holz International exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany, Manitowoc Cranes officially introduced the new Potain Hup M 28-22 mobile self-erecting crane to the German market.

We will be displaying 22 new products at Excon 2019

A pioneer in manufacturing equipment for concrete preparation, placement, transportation and recycling, Schwing Stetter has manufacturing units in 12 countries including Germany, Austria, USA, Brazil, Russia, Ostrava, UK, and India.

HAMM Construction 4.0

HAMM is pursuing a holistic approach towards road building, especially compaction, taking into account the"hardware" aspects as well as those relating to "software".

Infrastructure push drives CE demand

With the government is pushing for more infrastructure development in the country, construction equipment market will see demand growth in future.

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.

Comansa launches 21CM750 tower crane

Comansa celebrated the launch of the 21CM750 tower crane model, the largest manufactured at its plant in Hangzhou.

Zoomlion unveils high-end mortar production units at CIIE

Zoomlion?s high-end equipment manufacturing subsidiaries m-tec, the world?s leading dry mortar technology and equipment supplier from Germany, and CIFA, an Italy-based manufacturer of concrete machinery, are debuting three localised products, the Duo-mix connect mixing pump, MR mixer, and shotcrete machine at the China International Import Expo (CIIE).

New technologies to reduce emission

Proper use of construction machinery plays an important role in reducing greenhouse gas in construction industry.

Tough demolition job

Genie telescopic boom lift is working at demolition job of the refurbishment of the Dom-Hotel in Cologne.

Putzmeister and Sany expand concrete portfolio

Starting October 2019, Putzmeister and Sany are combining forces to bring customers enhanced concrete solutions and improved after-sales coverage in India.


Fragmented aggregate mining, as well as issues related to regulations and liquidity, are threatening the growth of the crushing and screening equipment segment in India.

Our objective is to focus on precision manufacturing

Started operations a year back, RS India plans to partner with various manufacturers and Indian companies to offer solutions in precision manufacturing.

Effective Dust Prevention in Bulk Handling

ScrapeTec's virtually maintenance-free dust control system extends the service life of conveyor belts and reduce cleaning requirements of the entire conveyor system.

Greater Potential

Indian industry has great potential for Germany especially in the areas of manufacturing, infrastructure and energy which are major growth sectors in India.

Manitowoc sells 1,000th Igo T 85

Manitowoc?s manufacturing facility in Charlieu, France has shipped its 1,000th Igo T 85. The self-erecting crane has been sold to a customer in Benelux.

A growing market

Telehandlers are extensively used as a utility lifting machine, usually equipped with a telescopic boom that can lift loads, mounted on a four-wheel drive chassis.

Schaeffler India introduces premium grease

Schaeffler India announced the launch of its new high-performance multipurpose premium grease ? XTRA3. This grease is specially formulated and designed to increase the service life of bearings operating in harsh and demanding work environments.

Grove and Strongco celebrate six decades of dealer success in Canada

Grove and Strongco celebrated 60 years of doing business together during a special ceremony at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Show of Innovations

With 614,000 sq m of space, about 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries and more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, the largest bauma ever held was once again a bauma filled with records.

Digital job-site documentation

The new software-based application for road construction, WITOS Paving Docu allows paving data and delivery notes to be recorded and automates the sending of job-site reports. It is a practical, easy-to-use solution for small and medium-sized construction projects.

Schwing Stetter showcases 3 Made-in-India products at bauma

Schwing Stetter India showcased three of its key products at the bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

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.

Indo-German Trade in Engineering Sector in 2018

In 2018, the total import of machinery from Germany reached a value of ?3.40 billion. Germany is known globally for its engineering technology.

Cranes at Paper Factory

Konecranes investigates the hoisting gears of the critical overhead cranes at the Palm paper factory, with Oil Analysis and Crane Reliability Study (CRS).

Rotator celebrates 40 years of JLG dealership

At the bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, JLG Industries celebrated the 40 years of dealership with Rotator in Finland. The anniversary was celebrated with a custom gift handed by Karel Huijser, General Manager and Vice President for JLG in EMEA to Vesa Valtonen, Sales Manager of Rotator Oy at the JLG booth in bauma.

The level of automation in CE has skyrocketed

B&R's modular X90 control and I/O system brings all the functionality of advanced automation solution to construction equipment.

Couplings for Diesel Engines

KTR Couplings (I) Pvt Ltd, established in 1998 at Bhosari, Pune is a 100 per cent subsidiary of KTR Systems GmbH Germany, a well-known name worldwide for couplings and power transmission products.

Solution for Stacker-reclaimer

Electricity is the blood for any industry. Coal and mining industry provides the key source of raw material to these power plants.

bauma Innovation Award 2019 recognises top performers

Five companies and one university received the bauma Innovation Award 2019 for the best technical innovation in their respective category.

MB Crusher introduces new generation shaft screeners

Diego Azzolin, Production Director at MB Crusher, announced the launch of the new generation of shafts screeners during bauma 2019 in Germany.

CASE unveils methane-powered wheel loader concept at bauma 2019

CASE Construction Equipment gave the public an insight into a sustainable, connected and technologically advanced future of construction at the bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, with the unveiling of its methane-powered wheel loader concept ? ProjectTETRA.

Potain, Stirnimann celebrate success of new Hup C 40-30 at bauma 2019

At bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, representatives from Potain and Stirnimann celebrated the success of the new Potain Hup C 40-30 self-erecting tower crane line.

bauma kicks off in Munich

The world?s largest trade fair has opened its doors in Munich. On April 8, 2019, Peter Altmaier, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy;

BAUMA bets on bigger and better

The floor is open for the largest construction equipment exhibition. Taking place from April 8 to 14, 2019 in Munich, the bauma trade fair is the leading industry event for construction machinery, building material plants, mining equipment, construction vehicles and construction equipment.

560 Italian exhibitors at bauma

At the bauma 2019, Italian companies achieved a historical record as first international exhibitor with 560 attendees (14 per cent of the total), second only to Germany who hosts the event.

The Liebherr Group crosses ?10 bn annual turnover

The Liebherr Group notched up a turnover of ?10.551 billion in 2018, breaking through the ?10 billion barrier for the first time in the company?s history. This represents an increase of ?739 million, or 7.5 per cent, compared with the previous year.

XCMG to bring latest products and solutions to bauma 2019

XCMG, the leading Chinese construction machinery manufacturer, will exhibit new products and construction machinery solutions at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Global CE sales peak at 1.1 million units

The latest Off-Highway Research report reveals record sales in construction equipment (CE) globally, touching an all-time high of 1.1 million units in 2018, with a retail value of around $110 billion.

Schwing Stetter India to participate at bauma 2019

Schwing Stetter India announced its participation in the upcoming bauma Germany, a trade fair that displays all the latest innovations in the construction business.

Looking for new growth avenues

The growth of crawler cranes market is stagnant with lagging demand from heavy lift applications. However, the market is expected to bounce back with the demand for medium capacity lift applications from the upcoming infrastructure development projects.

We aim to double our top-line growth in four years

Premium Transmission provides high quality, precision-engineered power transmission products and solutions to the global engineering industry, catering to the needs of customers across the globe.

Hyster chooses Mercedes-Benz/ MTU engines

Hyster Europe will power its forthcoming Stage V compliant Big Truck range for European customers by Mercedes-Benz/ MTU engines.

Premium Transmission opens product development centre in Kolkata

Premium Transmission, one of the leading players in industrial gearboxes, geared motors and fluid coupling market of India, is strengthening its footprint in eastern part of the country by opening new product development centre in Kolkata.

Sharply on Site

MB Crusher units do not retire but collaborate with newer models. Here are some testimonials from The Old Continent.

JLG to launch electric boom lifts

JLG will unveil its new range of fully electric lithium-powered construction booms at bauma 2019. Available in three models of 340AJ, 450AJ and 520AJ, these boom lifts offer working heights from 12 m to 18 m and an unrestricted platform capacity of 250 kg.

MB Crusher to showcase solutions at bauma 2019

A mix of various products and application solutions will be on display and at work from April 8 to 14, 2019 during bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

COMANSA, BKL to jointly exhibit at bauma

Following the successful experiences of 2013 and 2016, tower crane manufacturer COMANSA and its German dealer BKL Baukran Logistik will join forces again for the upcoming bauma show, to be held in Munich in April.

Perkins to showcase new solutions at bauma 2019

Perkins is showcasing its complete EU Stage V engine range, future technologies and aftermarket services and digital solutions at bauma Munich, during April 8-14, 2019.

Manitowoc to unveil six new cranes at bauma 2019

Manitowoc will debut six new models from its Grove and Potain lines at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. It will also present a technology pavilion that highlights a significant number of customer-focused innovations.

We have expertise in surface dressing

Our strength lies not only in proposing a product, but also to propose a full package. We have immense experience and expertise in micro-surfacing and surface dressing for the Indian market.

India is going to be a new market in 2019

Finding the Indian market challenging, Michael Brookshaw, Global Distributor Manager, Keestrack sheds light on the current market scenario, company's growth and strategy.

"Motor grader market in India is growing at 40 per cent"

Roads sector remains the biggest growth driver of motor graders in India. VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, elaborates more on the market and technology trends in motor graders.

Premium solutions from a single source

Wide range of products manufactured for the global market at the Wirtgen, Vgele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven will be showcased.

AUMUND F?rdertechnik appoints new MD

Dr.-Ing. Pietro de Michieli as its new Managing Director, to focus on equipment sales, spare parts, after sales service and PREMAS? 4.0, at the AUMUND headquarters in Rheinberg, Germany.

Vikram Makar elected AIRIA President

Vikram Makar, Chairman and Managing Director, Oriental Rubber Industries, has been elected President of the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) for the year 2018-19. This was announced at the 66th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of AIRIA held at Kolkata.

Bonfiglioli opens new facility in Chennai

Bonfiglioli Transmissions, the Indian subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A, opened its new manufacturing facility in Chennai.