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Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Between October 7 and 9, Manitowoc will bring the latest additions to the Grove mobile crane range to booth F8-H5 at the GIS exhibition in Piacenza, Italy.

Indian Steel Association welcomes approval of PLI scheme

The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme is a scheme aimed at encouraging domestic manufacturing, substituting imports and finally boosting exports.

Tunnel excavation work of SJVN’s Naitwar Mori HEP completed

Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN triggered the last blast to mark the completion of heading excavation of 4.3-km-long head race tunnel of 60 MW Naitwar Mori hydroelectric project in Uttarakhand.

VECV delivered 50 Eicher CNG buses to PMPML

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) delivered 50, 24-seater Eicher CNG AC Buses to Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML). These buses were flagged off by Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil in Mahatma Phule Mandai, Pune.

JCB launches new range of CEV stage IV compliant wheeled CE

JCB India launched its all-new range of CEV Stage IV compliant wheeled construction equipment vehicles. The launch of these machines makes JCB India the first company in the industry to have brought in the CEV Stage IV emission standards across its range of wheeled machines.

Larsen and Toubro achieved consolidated revenues of Rs 29,335 crore

Larsen and Toubro achieved consolidated revenues of Rs 29,335 crore for the quarter ended 30 June 2021, registering a y-o-y growth of 38 per cent, attributed to healthy execution of projects despite the second wave of Covid-19 affecting operations at many locations.

Market to bounce back

The Covid-19 pandemic has hugely impacted the global air compressor market in a negative way. However, the market is expected to recover by Q1/Q2 of 2023.

Portable compressors play major role in mining, infra and construction applications

The construction sector has been again impacted by the onset of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tech Drives Backhoes

Backhoe loader manufacturers are leveraging digital technology by integrating Big Data and the Internet of Things in their models.

At CASE, our backhoe loaders are replete with advanced features

Backhoe loaders are one of the most popular and in demand construction equipment currently, accounting to nearly 65 per cent of the construction equipment segment in India.

Tata Motors Construck: Carry More! Earn More!!

The surface movement of raw materials is undergoing a transformation. The need for bulk transport is on the rise on the back of renewed focus on construction, infra, power, cement and steel sectors.

Improving performance

Hydraulic hoses and fittings play a vital role in the fluid power transmission in hydraulic equipment. Construction and mining equipment will continue to be a major growth driver for this segment.

Kirloskar unveils ‘Limitless’ mission for subsidiaries to enhance experience

Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kirloskar Chillers, Kirloskar Pneumatic, Kirloskar Ferrous Industries and Kirloskar Industries have undertaken a refresh of their respective business vision.

Tata Motors launches all-new Ace Gold Petrol CX

The Ace Gold Petrol CX will aim to reinforce its position as the most preferred mini-truck for budding entrepreneurs

JCB launches new range of CEV stage IV compliant wheeled CE

The range includes the 3DX Plus and the 4DX backhoe loaders, the VM117 soil compactor, the 530-70 and the 530-110 telehandlers with engines complying with the new emission norms. For bulk handling, three new wheeled loaders, the 433-4, the 437-4 and the 455-4 were also launched with new engines.

Larsen and Toubro achieved consolidated revenues of Rs 29,335 crore

Larsen and Toubro achieved consolidated revenues of Rs 29,335 crore for the quarter

Indian Steel Association welcomes approval of PLI scheme

The Indian Steel Association welcomes the cabinet approval of PLI Scheme

VECV delivered 50 Eicher CNG buses to PMPML

Bus service flagged off by former CM Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil

Manitowoc to showcase latest Grove mobile cranes at GIS

Manitowoc will be showcasing the latest Grove mobile crane innovations at the eighth edition of the Italian lifting show GIS, taking place October 7-9 in Piacenza, Italy.

New Ammann wheeled paver on the market

Ammann has unveiled a paver that relies on European technology and is well suited to customers who focus on larger road projects.

Construction Technology: The need of the hour!

CW is organising the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT on July 22-23, 2021, virtually to identify proven, innovative and globally established construction technologies.

Kirloskar Group unveils 'Limitless' mission for subsidiaries to enhance customer experience

Kirloskar Group introduced Kirloskar 'Limitless' mission to transform Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kirloskar Chillers, Kirloskar Pneumatic, Kirloskar Ferrous Industries and Kirloskar Industries and undertaken a refresh of their respective business vision.

Volvo launches EC530E and EC550E, the company’s biggest excavators

When joined with large buckets, the EC530E and EC550E are pass-matched to fill articulated haulers in the 30- to 40-ton class, demanding fewer passes to load them and decreasing cycle times.

Komatsu and Honda to jointly build micro electric excavator

Komatsu and Honda have announced that they are working together on a micro electric excavator.

Godrej Process Equipment bags order from NPCIL

Godrej Process Equipment bags largest order of Rs 468 cr for India’s highest rated indigenously developed 700 MWe Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors from NPCIL

CEAT, Tata Power partner to install captive solar power plant at Solapur

CEAT’s Bhandup plants' power dependability on non-renewable resources will be reduced by 50%

Tunnel excavation work of SJVN’s Naitwar Mori HEP completed

Naitwar Mori Hydro Electric Project has the potential to generate 265.5 million units of electricity every year and State of Uttarakhand will get 12% free Power as a Royalty.

Vedanta rolls out lucrative scheme for MSMEs under ‘Saathi’ programme

Vedanta, India’s leading producer of metals and oil and gas, has rolled out an attractive promotional scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the manufacturing industry in celebration of the World MSME Week.

Tata Motors launches ‘16 saal bemisaal’ campaign

Commemorating 16 strong years of the Tata Ace, the most popular small commercial vehicle (SCV) of the country, Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has announced the launch of the new ‘16 saal bemisaal’ campaign.

Liebherr LH 60 M Port Litronic material handler

An LH 60 M Port Litronic was recently handed over to Aarekies Brienz AG in Brienz, Switzerland. The Liebherr material handler is specially designed for the economical handling of bulk goods and general cargo.

Siemens acquires TimeSeries

Siemens Digital Industries Software announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire TimeSeries, a leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and Mendix partner.

Terex's new manufacturing facility in China

Terex Materials Processing (MP), a global leader in materials processing equipment, is pleased to announce the purchase of a new facility located in Jiading District, Shanghai, China to manufacture Powerscreen equipment for the domestic China market.

Crushing it!

With an increase in mining activities and infrastructure development in India, the demand for crushing and screening equipment will also rise.

There are huge untapped opportunities in the crushers & screens market

V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries

Tata Signa 1918.K with Fuel Intelligent 5L Turbotronn engine

Tata Motors Construck MCV tippers have always been the preferred choice for customers with the wide range of product options that ensure sustained profitability for the business

Eicher’s heavy-duty truck range focuses heavily on uptime

VE Commercial vehicles is known to offer a robust product portfolio in the heavy-duty range, starting from 18.5T to 55T and Pro 3019, Pro 6028T, Pro 6028TM, Pro 6048 and 8035XM are some of our best performing models in this segment.

ABB’s Dodge Bearings & Power Transmission announces move to Bridgeway Station

Hughes Investments Inc. announced June 25 Dodge Bearings and Power Transmission, a division of global technology company ABB, will relocate its headquarters to a 75,000-square-foot building to the growing BridgeWay Station development in Mauldin.

Improving Machine Productivity

While the pandemic affected all industries, it positively contributed to the bearings industry. By accelerating value chain processes, and building future capabilities, the industry quickly adapted to meet the demands.

VÖGELE MT 3000-2 OFFSET Power Feeder: Paving the roads for the future

VÖGELE is the world market leader in Asphalt paving and offers a right paver for every application with various combination of different paving widths and also offers state-of-the-art Power Feeders especially for the large-scale job sites to offer reliable, uninterrupted transfer of mix to the pavers.

Govt programmes will have direct impact on demand for bearings in the CE market

Sanjay Koul, Chairman and Managing Director, Timken India Limited

We are committed to being a technological partner to CE OEMs

Pramod Francis, Head – Application Engineering, CCTY Bearing India

Buildings to store energy using innovative concrete-based battery

The energy density of new cement-based batteries is ten times that of older concrete batteries

Atlas Copco introduces special Covid-19 financial aid scheme for deceased employees

The scheme is applicable to all Atlas Copco on-roll employees retrospectively from April 1, 2021.

BPE plans to ramp up channel presence in Southern market

At present BPE has 39 active channel partners and aim to appoint 100+ partners by the end of 2022. BPE will be hiring manpowerin the senior management, technical support and sales.

Tata Motors launches ‘16 saal bemisaal’ campaign

To celebrate this feat, Tata Motors has organised roadshows, wherein Tata Aces will travel across 10 states in the country. Patrons will also be able to test drive the vehicle to gain a first-hand experience of its comfort and drivability.

Hindustan Power sets up 50-bed facility in Anuppur

50-bed facility set up in Village Jaithari, district Anuppur for General Public. Hospital has facilities for oxygen support, ambulances, modern equipment and medicines.

Edwards makes light work of mega transport in South Florida

Edwards Moving & Rigging was awarded the contract to transport two turbines and generators weighing 698,865lbs – 947,988lbs (317 t - 430 t) in Fort Lauderdale to a power plant approximately 12 miles (19 km) away.

ABB, Axpo partner to make green hydrogen more accessible

Companies sign Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a pilot project in Italy.

Terex's new manufacturing facility in China

Terex Materials Processing (MP), a global leader in materials processing equipment, is pleased to announce the purchase of a new facility located in Jiading District, Shanghai, China to manufacture Powerscreen equipment for the domestic China market.

Vedanta Aluminium launches maiden Sustainable Development Report

Launched on World Environment Day, the report captures sustainability performance highlights of FY 2019-20.

VECV launches Eicher Skyline Ambulance

Ambulance range aligned to ongoing efforts to modernize medical infrastructure

DICV opens virtual reality centre

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced the opening of a Virtual Reality Centre (VRC), a benchmark-setting innovation for the Indian CV industry.

Liebherr LH 60 M Port Litronic material handler

An LH 60 M Port Litronic was recently handed over to Aarekies Brienz AG in Brienz, Switzerland. The Liebherr material handler is specially designed for the economical handling of bulk goods and general cargo.

Second wave of pandemic has hit the production

Incorporated in 2002, SANY India was and offers the widest range of construction machinery in India and South Asia. Presently, SANY India offers products like excavators, truck mounted cranes, all-terrain and rough terrain cranes, crawler cranes, transit mixers, batching plants, boom pumps, trailer pumps, piling rigs, motor graders, pavers, compactors, reach stackers, rubber tyred gantry cranes, rail-mounted gantry cranes, mining equipment, wind turbine generators and many more. The company has already established a strong network of around 28 dealers and 135+ outlets across India to cater to the growing demand and provide sales and service support to all its customers and associates.

The all-rounder

Integration of advanced technologies such as telematics and fleet management systems are providing a positive outlook to the market for telehandlers.

We have pioneered integration of digital tech in our machines

As the Indian market matures, global best practices are making their way into the Indian material handling industry. There is an increased focus on safety and productivity on work sites which presents us with the opportunity of introducing products with the latest and state-of-the-art technology in India.

Towering over

Tower cranes are expected to a see a surge in demand with the spurt in infrastructure development projects.

Restart of govt flagship programmes will lift up excavators market in 2021

According to the Off-highway Research, the sale forecast for crawler excavators from 2019-2024 is 24 per cent whereas the mini excavator market is expected to grow by 39 per cent during the given duration.

In 2022, the market for hydraulic excavators may touch 25,000 units

Last year, the excavator market touched 18,000 units. The start of last year was good. Later on the numbers dipped due to Covid-19 pandemic. However from September onwards, the market picked up.

With infra plans in place, there will be continuous growth for hydraulic excavators

Initially during first quarter of FY2021 there was decline in sales of hydraulic excavators due to pandemic. During second quarter the sales have improved and subsequently, during third and fourth quarter the sales of crawler excavators has picked up and ended with a total sales growth of 8 per cent compared to previous FY2020.

Tata Motors ‘Construck’ Range Of Mining Tippers

The mining sector is the backbone of the country’s growing economy, by providing valuable raw materials required by all major Industries. Sectors like power generation depend on continuous feeding of large amounts of coal for thermal power plants. With Industrial output and infrastructure on the rise, the need for iron ore, limestone, stone and other minerals/ores are growing as well. Growth in irrigation projects involving building of dams, tunnels, culverts, canals as well propel the demand.

Digging deeper

The government’s various initiatives on revival of the infrastructure sector and favourable policies have driven the growth of Indian hydraulic excavator market.

Siemens acquires TimeSeries

Acquisition of TimeSeries to expand Xcelerator portfolio through development of industry-specific apps built on Mendix platform

Liebherr T 274 – the new 305 t mining truck

Liebherr is extending its product offering with the T 274, a class-leading 305 t / 336 tons haul truck. This new truck bridges the gap between the highly successful T 284 (363 t / 400 tons) and the upgraded T 264 (240 t / 265 tonne).

A powerful transmission

Transmission, a key component in a construction equipment vehicle, plays a major role to the functionality of the vehicle, especially in the high frequency and heavy application.

Atlas Copco pledges Rs 4 crore to combat Covid-19

Atlas Copco has made a commitment to contribute INR 4 crores to combat the COVID-19 crisis. As part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives, the company has donated 50 ventilators to Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) and 100 oxygen concentrators to district government hospitals in Maharashtra.

Riello Power launches new range of Sentryum UPS

Riello Power India, a wholly owned subsidiary of RPS S.p.A (Riello Power Solutions, Italy), a company based in Italy and part of the Riello Elettronica Group, builds on the success achieved by the launch of the Sentryum (S3T) range with the release of two new models of 30 kVA and 40 kVA.

Siemens delivers next-gen verification system

Siemens Digital Industries Software has recently unveiled its next-generation Veloce™ hardware-assisted verification system for the rapid verification of highly sophisticated, next-generation integrated circuit (IC) designs.

Specialist Trailer Hire delivers first STEPSTAR trailer from Goldhofer

STH was able to hand over the first 4-axle STEPSTAR to its customer Quinto Crane & Plant

Vedanta BALCO’s 100-bedded Covid field hospital operationalised

The 100-bedded state-of-the-art hospital shall provide critical care support to COVID patients, aiding state government’s efforts

Siemens delivers next-gen verification system

New offering seamlessly combines next-generation virtual platform, hardware emulation, and FPGA prototyping technologies to help accelerate verification cycles

DICV opens virtual reality centre

New Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) significantly reduces time and costs required for CV testing and development

L&T wins Dubai’s Taqdeer Award

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) was honoured at the fourth edition of Dubai’s Taqdeer Awards for providing the best working conditions for workmen at their various project sites across the UAE

Caterpillar: Celebrating 96 years

We’ve changed together as the world has changed: creating, building, problem solving, innovating, testing, servicing and improving.

L&T secures EPC order to establish world’s largest solar PV plant

The Renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured a turnkey EPC contract, from the consortium of ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Company (a subsidiary of the Public Investments Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF)), for Sudair Solar PV Project of 1.5GW capacity.

Bobcat M3-Series skid steers, CTLs

As a value-priced alternative to its new R-Series models, Bobcat is launching its M3-Series of skid steers and compact track loaders.

Ditch Witch AT32 ups rotational torque for rock drilling

Replacing the AT30, the new Ditch Witch AT32 all-terrain horizontal drill offers significant percentage increases in both outer rotational torque (up 29 per cent at 4,200 foot-pounds) and inner rotational torque (up 50 per cent at 1,200 foot pounds).

JCB’s range of CEV stage IV backhoe loaders

India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, JCB India flagged off its new range of CEV Stage IV backhoe loaders at its Headquarters at Ballabgarh (Delhi-NCR). The range includes the new 3DX Plus, the 3DX Xtra, the 3DX Super and the 4DX to meet a wide range of applications for customers.

New Liebherr R 928 G8 crawler excavator

The R 928 G8 crawler excavator is a completely new model, developed and produced by Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar.

The worst is over for the CV industry

In 2008, two leading players, Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, in the commercial vehicle business joined hands with a common vision of driving modernisation in the commercial transport business in India.

Fuel tracking solution’s penetration is less than 1% of the overall commercial fleet size

Nigraani provides IoT (Internet of Things) solutions to commercial fleet operators to help them track their diesel consumption with 99 per cent accuracy and fleet operation metrics. The SaaS (Software as a Service) model helps avoid any overhead of setting up an IT team to manage hardware/software.

Laying a strong foundation

The demand for foundation equipment in India has been growing at the rate of 25 to 30 per cent year on year basis.

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.

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.

Tata Motors Construck – Surface Transport Tipper (STT) Range

In spite of a challenging global pandemic environment during last fiscal, the construction application range of MHCV trucks witnessed a positive growth. In FY2021-22, driven by the strong demand from infrastructure and construction projects, focused push for inter-state connectivity and NIP implementation, enhanced production of coal, ore and minerals on the back of increased industrial output and a good monsoon forecast are the lead indicators for the continued rise in growth rate.

Tata Motors Construck – Surface Transport Tipper (STT) Range

In spite of a challenging global pandemic environment during last fiscal, the construction application range of MHCV trucks witnessed a positive growth. In FY2021-22, driven by the strong demand from infrastructure and construction projects, focused push for inter-state connectivity and NIP implementation, enhanced production of coal, ore and minerals on the back of increased industrial output and a good monsoon forecast are the lead indicators for the continued rise in growth rate.

Kleemann screening plants for iron ore mining in Odisha

Orrisa Mining Corporation (OMC) has awarded its iron ore mining contract to Kalinga Commercial Corporation (KCCL) for its Gandamardhan Hill top mine located at Keonjhar.

B&R introduces high-end PC for mobile machinery

Tractors and implements can optimise harvesting efficiency, for example, by exchanging information such as speed and load capacity.

ELGi partners with Italian Red Cross to maintain critical COVID-19 response vehicles

ELGi Compressors Europe, a subsidiary of Elgi Equipments, one of the world’s leading air compressor manufacturers, is privileged to have had the opportunity to support the Italian Red Cross with an urgent compressed air requirement.

Sullair introduces Tier 3 OFD1550 oil free portable air compressor

Sullair has introduced its Tier 3 OFD1550 oil free portable air compressor which delivers ISO 8573.1 Class 0 oil free air wherever users need it – plantside, refinery-side or at the jobsite Sullair oil freeThe portable air compressor solution represents the latest solution in the expanding Sullair oil free portfolio.

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.

More options than ever

Attachments for construction equipment allow the base machine to do multiple tasks on a job site. There are several distinct types of heavy construction equipment, each with its own set of uses.

Volvo CE EC210D powering up east java quarry in Indonesia

Over the past decade, Indonesia has made huge leaps forward as it overhauls its infrastructure and with it demand for cement and minerals like gypsum and limestone have skyrocketed.

The new MK 73-3.1 mobile construction crane from Liebherr

Mobile construction cranes are predestined to be used as taxi cranes and, with this in mind, the MK 73-3.1 is also designed for one-man operation.

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.

7500+ people vaccinated by Vedanta at its plants in Odisha and Chhattisgarh

edanta Aluminium & Power Business, India’s largest producer of aluminium and value-added aluminium products, has accelerated the COVID vaccination initiative and vaccinated over 7500 of its people across its plants.

Kevin Lichtenstein joins ArcVera

ArcVera Renewables, a leading provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar and storage projects, has recruited Kevin Lichtenstein as Director - Solar Energy Group, Global.

Liebherr LH 60 M Port Litronic material handler

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

Riello Power launches new range of Sentryum UPS

The new models are available in two cabinet configurations, Active and Xtend. Transformer-free ON LINE double conversion technology ensure unity power factor for maximum energy saving.

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.