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ICF 2020: A Virtual Construction Extravaganza

Just when the 2020 financial year was coming to a close, it was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the industry was already battling issues such as a liquidity crunch, rising bad loans, slowdown in capex, project delays and insolvencies, among others, the last quarter witnessed growth in the negative territory for most businesses. However, despite obstacles and uncertainties being at their peak, a few entities managed to persevere and prevail, posting growth and exhibiting excellence.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2020 to be held online

In the prevailing pandemic conditions, The 8th Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards will be held virtually on October 15, 2020

Manitowoc launches new website

Manitowoc has launched a fully refreshed website with improved navigation and searchable features that make it easy to explore the company’s comprehensive portfolio of cranes and lifting solutions

Nip can change the narrative

The COVID-19 has caused a staggering unemployment of 115.

4th IPF Industrial Excellence Awards

The recent awards ceremony in Mumbai lauded 19 SMEs from 16 cities.In its 48th year, IPF, India's largest circulated industrial magazine, hosted its 4th IPF Industrial Excellence Awards in Mumbai during which 19 SMEs from 16 Indian cities were honoured for their achievements during the year.

17th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Global Awards 2019

With 50 winners from India and across the globe, and over 300 attendees, industry stalwarts came together to celebrate victory.

India Construction Festival - 2019

The festival, organised by FIRST Construction Council in New Delhi from October 15-16, successfully brought together the public and private sector to discuss probable resolutions to impediments faced by the infrastructure sector.

The Festival is back, Are Festivities back?

The current slowdown is giving a drubbing to the Indian construction equipment (CE) market with the equipment sales diving drastically in the past few months in contrast to what the industry had anticipated during the start of the year.

10th Cement Expo & International Conference

The two-day cement expo inaugurated in Hyderabad on December 20, 2018, witnessed the participation of over 200 decision-makers, 80 brands and 1,200 visitors, besides various industry bodies.

6th AnnuaL EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018

The Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards are here again. In its sixth edition, the Annual Awards to be held on October 25, 2018 in New Delhi, will honour the top performers of construction equipment industry.

Escorts announces new ventures

In late August, Escorts announced plans to manufacture rough terrain (RT) and truck-mounted cranes in joint venture (JV) with Tadano Ltd.

Machine Control Technologies

Monitoring and control technologies in infrastructure, construction and mining equipment has become one of the priorities in the industry these days as the government is pressing for quality and speed in project execution.

EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards & CEO Forum 2018

After the bitterly cold days and nights of the famed Delhi winter, spring is said to augur good tidings. Or so it is believed. Maybe, it was in continuation of this tradition that the city successfully held yet another edition of the Equipment India Awards.

Manitowoc wins award for new models

Manitowoc?s new product development program has been recognised with two cranes that were launched in 2017 earning industry awards. The prize-winning Manitowoc cranes are the Hup 40-30 self-erecting crane from Potain and the TMS9000-2 truck crane from Grove.

Steel service center executives rank Hypertherm top cutting brand

Hypertherm, a US-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems and software, announced its selection as the ?Top Cutting Brand? in a new survey of steel service center executives. The survey, administered by Metal Center News magazine, includes all methods of cutting including oxyfuel, plasma, and laser.

CTT 2017 to kickstart with diverse supporting programmes

This year, the participants of CTT can look forward to a diverse programme of supporting events including seminars, conferences and round-tables, according to the organisers. The 18th edition of the show will take place from May 30 to June 3, 2017, at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow.

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.

AN EVOLVING MARKET

Aerial work platforms are not just machines that ensure safety to people when they are working at height but alongside it vastly increases productivity. Work can be done more efficiently and quickly, and timelines can be met.

8 YEARS OF EQUIPMENT INDIA

I am deeply honoured and pleased to inform you that EQUIPMENT INDIA has successfully completed eight years of publication as the only magazine on infrastructure equipment in the country.

Renault Trucks bags award

Renault Trucks? Euro-6 T has been elected International Truck of the Year for 2015 by a jury of 25 leading commercial vehicle editors and senior journalists representing 25 major trucking magazines from throughout Europe.

Manitou Bags LLEAP Award

Manitou?s MRT series privilege plus rotating telescopic handlers received a 2014 ?Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Access Platforms?award, known as the LLEAP award, in the category of material handling from Lift and Access magazine.

Light at the End of the Tunnel

The slowdown in infrastructure development, a major driver for the construction equipment industry, had resulted in reduced demand in recent years. However, with a new stable government in place, infrastructure development is expected to be back on the fast track soon.

Manitou Bags 2014 LLEAP Award

Manitou's MRT series privilege plus rotating telescopic handlers received a 2014 ?Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Access Platforms?award, known as the LLEAP award, in the category of material handling from Lift and Access magazine.

Renault Trucks bags award

Renault Trucks Euro-6 T has been elected International Truck of the Year for 2015 by a jury of 25 leading commercial vehicle editors and senior journalists representing 25 major trucking magazines from throughout Europe.

CNH powertrain business wins award

The technological excellence of powertrain manufacturer FPT Industrial, a CNH Industrial brand, has been recognised with the Diesel of the Year-? award for 2014, by the Diesel magazine. Small in size, high in power output, the Cursor 16 has a best-in-class power-to-weight ratio and is one of the smallest engines in its range. Suitable for construction, agricultural and power generation applications, among others, the Cursor 16 represents the top level of the Cursor family, renowned for its relia

Volvo Exhibits the Art of Scrap

The award ceremony for Volvo Construction Equipment?s Up-Cycling Design Arts Campaign was recently held in Shanghai, exhibiting more than 20 works of art made from scrap machine parts.After a thorough process of online auditions, judge reviews and appraisals, four pieces of work from the 20 finalists particularly stood out and were awarded with a grand prize. A further four pieces were awarded ?Most Popular Work? prizes, based on a tally of online votes.

Mandate for action

The CE sector, for its part, needs to look ahead. Looking back, it would seem, everything possible for a new growth story has been done, put in place. Looking forward is the only way; the pace may be painfully slow but is expected to be steady.

Cold Recycling: A Success Story

Larsen and Toubro (L and T) opted for a WR 2400 cold recycler and Hamm 3520 and 311 compactors to rehabilitate a motorway in the Golden Quadrilateral.The Golden Quadrilateral is a gigantic motorway network stretching 5,846 km. It connects the Indian metropolises of New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata. The four-lane sections are being rehabilitated and extended to six lanes, and Indian construction company L and T is carrying out this work as part of a public-private partnership (PPP) proj

The Right Choice

The multilayer machine from Chirag can manufacture over 160 types of concrete products. Chirag International, an Indian companybased in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, manufactures and supplies a variety of building products and exhibits a high degree of professionalism. In this endeavour

Sany No. 5 CE manufacturer

Sany Heavy Industry Co moved up one slot to become the No. 5 construction equipment (CE) manufacturer in the world, according to the 2013 Yellow Table survey published by International Construction magazine.

The price-performance ratio in our machines is far better than other brand

We are the only manufacturer to produce skid steers locally at our Greater Noida facility. This way, we have been able to reduce the cost of production, says Dinesh Nain, Regional Manager-North, Terex Equipment.

Golden Award for CASE

The Golden Award to CASE's WX210 wheeled excavator is a testament to the company's innovation and ability to anticipate the specialist needs of its customers.

Metso Megaliner gets award

Readers of the Mining Magazine have voted Metso Megaliner? the winner of the 2012 Mining Magazine Mineral Processing award. The annual awards celebrate companies, products and projects within the mining industry that have been particularly innovative over the past year.

Atlas Copco (India) in top 500

Atlas Copco (India) was ranked at number 26 in Industry 2.0 magazine?s tenth annual listing of Top 500 manufacturing companies in India in 2012. The ranking is based on composite scores on nine parameters comprising sales turnover, absolute increase in sales, percentage change in the sales turnover, net profit, increase in net profit, PAT/sales ratio, return on capital employed, and increase across two financial years.Filip Vandenberghe, Managing Director, Atlas Copco (India), commented, ?We a

BAUER BC Trench Cutter Technology

BAUER hydraulic trench cutter system, the most advanced excavation system, has opened new horizons for the use of the diaphragm wall technique in terms of quality, safety and speed. The constant or even exponential increase of population density in urban agglomeration areas is a global trend.

Case launches skid steer loaders

Case Construction Equipment has expanded its product offering with the launch of the new generation of skid steer loaders to support the needs of customers in industrial, infrastructure and agriculture applications.

New Skid Steer Range from Case

The newly launched compact and multi-purpose skid steer range raises the bar for premium power, increased torque and enhanced operator comfort and visibility.

Rewriting the fuel efficiency rule book

Engineers at Volvo Construction Equipment made a pioneering breakthrough when they developed OptiShift technology ? a technical advancement that delivers up to 15 per cent improved fuel efficiency and increased performance in wheel loaders.

KBL Director honoured

Ramesh Srivastava, Director, Kirloskar Brothers (KBL),a global fluid management company, is honoured with the "Power Persona of the Year Award for Individual Excellence in the ?HYDRO POWER' section at the prestigious Enertia Awards 2011.

Hyva offers cranes from 1-80 T metre range

Sudhir Chaudhary, General Manager (Sales), Hyva India, elaborates on the changing trends in the lifting and loading segment, and the range and services offered by Hyva to the Indian customers.

Knuckle Boom Cranes: The Integrated Solution

While over 90 per cent of the lift-and-carry market is dominated by knuckle boom cranes the world over, in India pick-and-carry (P&C) cranes dominate, with 95 per cent sales.

RSS in top 25 innovative companies

Rental Solutions & Services (RSS), a global provider of rental power, temporary cooling and mobile water solutions, has been chosen as one of the Top 25 Most Innovative Companies in the Gulf.

Equipment India bags award

Equipment India, the only 100 per cent dedicated magazine on mining and infrastructure equipment industry segments in the country was adjudged the ?Best News Magazine' at the recently concluded 3rd Construction Industry Development Council's Vishwakarma Awards.

25 Years of Nation-Building

Gmmco was formed in 1967 when the GP-CK Birla Group took over Blackwood Hodge Equipment, who were distributors for the Terex range of products.

RACING TO THE TOP SLOT?

India is currently the fourth- largest construction equipment market in the world; its share in the global demand has grown from three per cent in 2006 to six per cent in 2010, and is likely to further grow to eight per cent by 2015.

Peri's Twin Launches

Peri launches the Liwa lightweight panel formwork and the Uno modular formwork at bC India.