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Upcoming infrastructure projects in metro rail, bridges, railway and irrigation are going to drive the demand for foundation equipment in the coming years, writes Karan Chechi.

We expect a growth of 15-20 per cent after the market opens up

The foundation equipment market is driven by vibratory hammers and RCDs besides piling rigs. Surajit Mukherjee, Managing Director, Suretech Infrastructure, shares more on the market trends.

We will be introducing more models in near future

The market size of the foundation equipment is estimated to see a drop this year. However, from the second half of 2021 till next 3-4 years, it is likely to grow substantially.

Our customer-centric approach drives us to offer customised solutions

Currently, the industry is facing a slowdown, which is expected to last for two to three quarters. However, moving forward, it will witness higher demand amid the government's resolve to build world-class infrastructure and the digitalisation of manufacturing processes for rolling out technically advanced equipment.

FAST-TRACKING PERFORMANCE

The construction equipment market in India has become a front-runner in the global market space in the past few years.

Undercarriage Parts

Undercarriages and parts in crawler- or track-mounted equipment play important role in the mobility of the whole equipment and its uptime. Undercarriage parts are small and simple, but when all put together, support the entire track system.

There is Tremendous growth opportunity in infra expansion

With the Indian infrastructure players fully appreciating the importance of foundation equipment only in the past few years, Casagrande is keen to partner with them to enhance efficiencies and productivity.

ACE launches nx360o crane in mumbai

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) has always believed in introducing new models in the pursuit of innovation and customer interest.

IMT unveils piling rig for Indian market

IMT, one of the global leaders for piling rigs, has launched its AF 125 piling rig, made in India for the Indian market.

"Rental companies are backbone of Indian CE market"

For the next two years, at least the construction equipment rental companies will have to work both in an environment of uncertainty as well as promise of strong market.

CHALLENGES and NEW Opportunities

The construction equipment rental market in India is still small as compared to the other equipment markets worldwide. Satin Sachdeva sheds light on the realities of the rental market in India and the steps needed for the development of the market.

6th Annual Equipment India Awards 2018

The sixth Annual EQUIPMENT INDIA Awards 2018 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

On Strong Foundation

Foundation equipment segment is back on action with a lot of equipment busy at various project sites across the country. The trend is expected to continue for the next few years.

Getting back on track

The verdict is out! GDP growth at 7.7 per cent is the highest in nine quarters. Construction growth at 11.5 per cent, manufacturing at 9 per cent apart from agriculture have been positive contributors.

IMT in Partnership With Gmmco

IMT, the global leader for piling rigs from Italy, has appointed GMMCO Ltd as their exclusive distributor recently for pan-India territory.

Deepak Garg conferred with Distinguished Alumnus at XLRI

Deepak Garg, CEO of SANY Heavy Industry India, was honoured with the Distinguished Alumnus Young Achiever?s Award at the XLRI?s Annual Homecoming 2017, the two-day alumni meet held recently in Jamshedpur. More than 250 former students from 1972, 1973 and 1977 batches came from different parts of the country to walk down the memory lane.

DhOLA-SADIYA bridge will propel intense development of the region

The making of Dhola-Sadiya Bridge across the River Brahmaputra was a different task altogether, considering the location and an unpredictable flood situation. This mega structure was constructed by Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd.

Used Equipment Auctions

Over time, the pre-owned construction equipment market has almost become equal to the new equipment one, in terms of volume. However, the age-old pre-owned construction equipment industry in India was highly dominated by conservative and unreliable trade practices till a few years back.

Aiming for New Heights

Sany has made its presence felt in Indian construction equipment market with its quality range of equipment. Be it excavators, cranes, or concrete equipment, Sany has created a niche market in India. In its 15 years of service to Indian market, Sany has become the market leader in crane business.

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth - spread across over 608,503 sq m (1.5 lakh acres) exceeded expectations this year with a participation of 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries and the presence of about 580,000 visitors from 200 countries.

Setting New Standards

SAMIL aims to capture a large share in the market as the government has allotted huge amount towards construction of new highways and road network all over the country.

We procure new and used equipment depends on the scope of utilisation

Simplex Infrastructures is one of the largest infrastructure solutions providers in India and the Middle East having presence in across eight first growing industry verticals.Samar Ghoshdastidar, Technical Director, Simplex Infrastructures, provides an in-depth overview on the company?s equipment procurement procedures.

Yuan Devaluation Spells Gloom

The recent devaluation of Chinese Yuan by 4 per cent has triggered a global crash of stock markets. Indian BSE index has dropped by over 16000 points and there is more to come.

Laying Strong Foundation

India?s drive for infrastructure development has already commenced resulting in increased usage of foundation equipment. Their demand is expected to grow further in the coming years.

Piling Deep for Solid Growth

In a highly competitive market space hitherto rigged with challenge, the piling industry has responded positively by developing and launching advanced rigs. The piling technology with latest monitoring features could help increase productivity and reduce overall cost of a project.

Machine Control Technologies

There is a tremendous potential for machine control technology particularly in India as we are a developing nation with huge mass of natural resources and nearly 70 per cent of infrastructure is yet to be built and developed.

Liebherr LRB 155 Breaking Ground in India

Liebherr piling and drilling rig LRB 155 is helping Menard Asia in India for a design and build ground improvement project from Hindalco's Muri aluminium plant in Jharkhand. Menard, a global design and build ground improvement company having presence across the globe has bagged under the umbrella of Menard Asia in India .

There are specific areas where codes have to be....

CFA and other advanced trends like micro piling are slowly being accepted, says Surajit Mukherjee, Managing Director, Suretech. Excerpts from the interview.

Liebherr is open to feasible customised solutions...

When it comes to equipment selection, fuel and energy efficient parameters are con?si?dered to be the two major parameters that constitute the operating cost of a machine,

MAIT has a full-fledged training centre in Mumbai

MAIT rigs are versatile machines that can be used for bored piles, CFA, and diaphragm walls. MAIT also has a range of hydraulic impact hammers for driven precast piles as well as driven cast-in-situ piles, says DV Brahme, Regional Manager, MAIT India.

Bauer is committed to fuel-efficient and environment....

Bauer is globally known for its advanced and innovative solutions in foundation industry. So, our key strength is our technology, continuous research and development for new, more efficient equipment and their applications,

The proposed move to regulate the import of used equipment is a welcome step

The move to regulate the import of used equipment is actually sending a signal to the market and the rest of the world that if you want to be in India you should be manufacturing in India and providing services and parts in India

Ban(e) or Boon

The government has finally woken up to the fact that the unbridled import of used equipment has been eroding the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector and so, have decided to ban import of machinery more than five years old.

We expect to register over 50 per cent growth this fiscal

?We are fully prepared to meet the requirements of our customers not only in the concreting sector with our batching plants, truck mixers and concrete pumps but also in our new venture of piling rigs and vibro hammers as well.

The REL-Wiggert design is an operator-friendly batching system

The REL batching plants, manufactured in technical collaboration with Wiggert Gmbh, Germany, have safety features superior to any other manufacturer in the country, which includes safety fencing, mechanical interlocking systems,

We are prepared to meet all demands at competitive prices

All our equipment are manufactured using the latest technology engines with Tier-3 and 4 emission norms. But the increasing cost for input materials is a big challenge, says Tejdeep Singh Sehmbey, Managing Director, Rotary Construction Machinery India.

Our core competence is wide range of latest products

We have a wide range of products like core drilling, reverse circulation drilling, pole drilling, blast hole drilling and roof bolt drilling, says TT Paranthaman, Managing Director, PRD Rigs India.

Quippo Construction is all poised for a phenomenal growth through expansion

The strength of QCEL lies in its pan India presence and also being the only infrastructure equipment bank having wide range of equipment, catering to both construction as well as industrial applications. It has seven equipment hubs with another 28 spokes attached to these hubs,? says HS Bhattacharjya, Chief Executive Officer, Quippo Construction Equipment and Quippo Valuers & Auctioneers. 1 - - 21564 14 98 2011-11-01 00:00:00.000 Equipment India Terex Corporation: Expanding Horizons Terex Corporation is focused on delivering customer driven solutions for a wide range of commercial applications, including for  the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, power and energy industries.

Terex Corporation is a diversified global equipment manufacturer of a variety of machinery products.The company is focused on delivering customer driven solutions for a wide range of commercial applications, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, power and energy industries. Terex operates in four business segments: aerial work products, construction, cranes, and material processing.The company Terex recently acquired Demag Cranes which is headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany and is a leading provider of industrial cranes, crane components, harbor cranes and port automation technology. Demag Cranes' business is highly complementary to the existing Terex business, and the combination has compelling industrial logic. The combined entity would have had total revenues of close to $7 billion end of 2011 with a strong footprint in Europe and emerging markets, especially in China. Terex now employs approximately 22,000 team members in more than 50 manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Terex products are sold worldwide primarily under the Terex?, Genie?, and Powerscreen? brands.

Terex in India manufactures backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders and materials processing equipment in their facilities at Noida and Hosur.Some of the indigenously built machines are exported to other Asian, African and Middle Eastern countries.Terex currently imports cranes, port equipment and aerial work platforms for serving the Indian market.
 
Aerial work Platforms:The aerial work platforms (AWP) segment designs, manufactures, refurbishes and markets aerial work platform equipment and utility aerial devices that are used to lift personnel and material to height. They are a productivity and safety tool that make workers more efficient by quickly and safely allowing them to work and maneuver above the ground. Aerial Work Platform products are primarily marketed under the Terex? and Genie? brands.

Construction: The construction segment designs, manufactures and markets three primary categories of construction equipment including heavy construction equipment; compact construction equipment; and road building equipment. Construction products are marketed primarily under the Terex? brand.

Cranes: The cranes segment designs, manufactures, services and markets a diverse variety of cranes including mobile hydraulic cranes, tower cranes, and specialised cranes for port and rail applications.Crane products are marketed primarily under the Terex? brand.

Material processing: The material processing segment designs, manufactures and markets materials processing equipment that is used to crush rock to smaller sizes/shapes, called aggregate. Screening and washing products are then used to sort and clean this aggregate.Materials processing products are marketed primarily under the Terex? and Powerscreen? brands.

The combined entity would have had total revenues of close to $7 billion end of 2011 with a strong footprint in Europe and emerging markets, especially in China.

Soilmec hopes to achieve a turnover of Rs 150 crore this fiscal

Soilmec India, a full spectrum provider for foundation equipments for the ground engineering industry with a service portfolio that includes an integra?tion of design, manufacture and distribution processes.

New Tescar Mini Piling Rig

The Tescar CF series, well known world-wide for its versatility and compactness, have several features which virtually revolutionise the pile foundation segment.

A complex growth pattern

Till date, leasing has not been not more than one per cent of the total equipment finance market. However, with the clarity coming about taxation related to leasing and a direct tax code coming up, there is a huge opportunity of revival of this product in the coming years.

Suretech represents all major foundation equipment manufacturers

The success of Suretech as the leading foundation equipment dealer is because of our focus in offering efficient and prompt after sales service, says Surajit Mukherjee, Managing Director, Suretech Infrastructure.

We are launching the XP series piling and crawler drilling rigs

Casagrande offers Indian contractors custom-made solutions to suit the demands for all kinds of geotechnical engineering, piling rigs, diaphragm wall equipment, hydromills, CSM, displacement piles, CFA technology, anchor drilling, micro drilling and jet grouting rigs, says Giuliano Feruglio, Commercial Director, Casagrande SpA.

Liebherr is moving towards fuel-efficient technology products

Liebherr offers a wide range of deep foundation machinery: rotary drilling rigs (LB), piling and drilling rigs (LRB), piling rigs with fixed and swinging leader (LRH), and duty cycle crawler cra?nes (HS).

Gmmco ties up with Junttan

Gmmco has recently tied up with Junttan OY, pioneers in the hydraulic piling technology. Junttan hydraulic piling hammers and other foundation equipment are complementary products to Gmmco?s existing marketing programme.

On A Solid Foundation

The market for foundation equipment appears to be quite buoyant with increased demand in the infrastructure segment, particularly in the power, steel, ports and transportation sectors.

REL launches Tescar Mini Piling Rigs

REL ( Revathi Equipment Limited), in association with Tescar Srl, Italy, has recently launched the first of its kind mini piling rig in India.

Customisation and collaborative approach are the hallmarks of REL.

We have recently supplied machines with electronically controlled engines which are a hit in the western market for their fuel efficiency and higher emission standards.

Suretech is Sany dealer for Maharashtra

Suretech Infrastructure has been appointed as the dealer of Sany for the state of Maharashtra.

On a Strong Foundation

REL in association with Tescar Srl, Italy, launches the CF series piling rigs at bC India in Mumbai.