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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?

Stepping up Skill Development

The Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council is partnering with the key stakeholders in the construction equipment industry and state governments to strengthen the skill development initiatives in the construction equipment sector.

An Uphill Task

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

We have completed training of 2,000 operators till last year

Schwing Stetter India started the training department in the second year of its operations in 2000.

The focus on skill development is on the rise

L&T Construction & Mining Machinery Business has trained and certified over 10,000 operators and mechanics in the last two years under the RPL4.

We have pioneered the operator training programmes

JCB India through its 15 centres has already trained close to 30,000 operators, thereby creating employment and entrepreneurship amongst the youth.

Mega training programme for equipment operators

Volvo Construction Equipment India organised an operator training-cum- Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) certification programme in India for wheel loader and excavator operators.

Transforming Skill Landscape

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

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

LabourNet partners with IESC to conduct training courses

On the occasion of the fourth ?World Youth Skills Day? on July 15, 2018, LabourNet, one of India?s leading social enterprises in skill development and enabling sustainable livelihoods, announced its future plans to further expand its focus on skilling youth in Karnataka.

L&T is leading in Skill India Mission

Skill improvement can never be over-emphasised. On one hand, the complexity of the job requirement is increasing and on the other, equipment are becoming more and more complex with the introduction of many operating modes, advent of mechatronics and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools.

We plan to increase the number of training centres

JCB has 15 operator training centres across India and trained about 25,000 people so far. Jasmeet Singh, Head - Corporate Communications and External Relations, JCB India, elaborates more on the importance of operator training and the company's initiatives.

An Uphill Road Ahead

Out of about nine lakh construction equipment operators in India, only9,000 operators are certified by Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC).

Capacities huffing and puffing

It's one year since the unified tax system of Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into force. GST has been a game changer in its vast sense considering the difficulties faced by the industry in terms of multiple tax structure.

SANY India completes first batch of IESC operator training

SANY India announced the successful completion of the first batch of IESC Crane Operators Certification Programme conducted by the company. The training was supported by Crane Owners Association of India (COAOI).

Technology to drive INFRA growth

Infrastructure 2.0 is a movement to address issues with today's core network infrastructure in a customer's construction site to address the dynamic, automated nature of operation models like cloud computing, data center visualisation, IoT and usage of drones to keep site operations safe, secure, highly productive and efficiently managed.

Operator Training: Need of the Hour

These are good times for construction equipment industry. Orders have gone up, thanks to a revival in the economy fuelled by government's affirmative actions to nurse the infra development sector back to health.

bauma CONEXPO INDIA, iCEMA sign Cooperation Agreement

bauma CONEXPO INDIA and the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers? Association (iCEMA) will cooperate closely in future. A cooperation agreement was signed in Delhi by Bhupinder Singh, CEO, bC Expo India, and Arvind K Garg, President, iCEMA.

Anand Sundaresan is new IESC Chairman

At the 11th governing body meeting of the Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) held recently, Anand Sundaresan, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Schwing-Stetter India, was elected as the Chairman of the council, while Arvind Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head, Construction and Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro, was appointed as the Vice-Chairman.

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.

ON THE CLOCK!

Material and earth movements are the major work content of all infrastructure developments and mining activities. Front-end loaders, backhoe loaders, dozers and application-centric equipment as options for the users to choose from to suit individual requirements.

The Earth Movers and Shakers

As a consequence of the excavation activity gaining momentum, earthmovers like front-end loaders, crawler dozers, traxcavators and other earthmoving equipment are registering a CAGR of 15-18 per cent. Since the Indian economy is reviving, these equipment are also finding emerging markets in other sectors as well.

Backhoe Loaders Get a Rural Boost

Gone were the days when the backhoe loader market was exploding in all facets of India?s infrastructure development. All recognised suppliers were registering negative to flat trajectory growth since FY 2011.

Minister Visits Schwing?s Training Facility

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, visited the Schwing Stetter Operator Training School to review and understand the training capabilities being conducted on a regular basis.

Make In India Week

Over 8,000 Indian industry leaders and 13 Union Ministers attended the event. Seventeen state exhibitions and several country pavilions have been built at the centre. The country pavilions include exhibitions from Sweden, Germany and South Korea.

Large Miners Forward

While the global mining industry is on the decline, India is witnessing a reverse trend. Many international mining equipment manufacturers are showcasing their products at BAUMA 2016, Germany, in a big way, at a time when Coal India