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BharatBenz opens 10 new touch-points

Together the new facilities will add around 300,000 sq f of workshop space including more than 40 mechanical bay

Elgi equipments posts sales growth in Q2

Consolidated sales for the quarter was Rs 4.80 billion as against Rs 4.45 billion in the corresponding quarter in 2019-2020.

Liebherr Mining partnership with VA Erzberg for trolley line

At Bauma 2019, VA Erzberg and Liebherr have concluded a development contract for a trolley assist system for the T 236 (100t mining truck). Since then the iron ore mine has been testing the diesel-electric truck in Austria.

New emission norms for CEVs from April 2021

The stage is now set for the implementation of the new emission norms in the construction equipment vehicles (CEVs) and tractor segments.

Will Growth Sustain?

This September showed a sequential positive trend in the economy. Analysts say the 8 core sectors improved. Now to sustain that growth.

Industrial Cranes: Looking for a Turnaround

Industrial crane market is back to pre-pandemic levels thanks to pent-up demand. An analysis of where the opportunities lie.

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.

Sahaj appoints Amit Kumar Singh as CEO

Sahaj Retail, an initiative of Kanoria Foundation for social development in rural India, has appointed Amit Kumar Singh as its Chief Executive Officer with effect from September 1, 2020.

Rolls-Royce expands MTU power generation footprint in Mankato

Rolls-Royce has announced a $13.9m investment in its Power Systems business unit for the addition of a new research and development building and multi-phase expansion of its MTU power generation manufacturing facility in Mankato, Minnesota, USA.

Liebherr Mining partnership with VA Erzberg for trolley line

The groundbreaking ceremony for the extended 5 km trolley line took place on September 29, 2020.

New emission norms for CEVs deferred to April 2021

The stage is now set for the implementation of the new emission norms in the construction equipment vehicles (CEVs) and tractor segments with the notification of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in this regard.

Anil Saboo elected as President, IEEMA for 2020-21

Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) announced that Anil Saboo has been elected as the President, IEEMA for 2020-2021.

JLG announces organisational changes in EMEAIR

JLG Industries, Inc announced organisational changes for the EMEAIR region.

WOLFFKRAN introduces new 6-m tower section

WOLFFKRAN has developed the new TV 60 tower element that boasts an external dimension of 6 x 6 m

Challenging Terrain

The hydraulic excavator market in India has been impacted by the slowdown after the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

Bentley Systems opens up full access to ProjectWise 365

Bentley Systems has opened up its ProjectWise 365 cloud service, including waiving subscription fees through September 30, 2020, to virtually connect infrastructure project participants forced to work from home.

Flender to expand in Western Australia

Flender, a leading global supplier of mechanical drives and a subsidiary of Siemens, has announced expansion plans in Western Australia with a new facility in Tonkin Highway Industrial Estate in Bayswater.

Flender to expand in Western Australia

Flender, a leading global supplier of mechanical drives and a subsidiary of Siemens, has announced expansion plans in Western Australia with a new facility in Tonkin Highway Industrial Estate in Bayswater.

Bentley Systems opens up full access to ProjectWise 365

Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announced it has opened up its ProjectWise 365 cloud service, including waiving subscription fees through September 30, 2020, to virtually connect infrastructure project participants forced to work from home.

Bridging the Disconnect

Unified Engineernig enables global multi-discipline teams to work concurrently in a common data-centric environment, controlling and managing change across the entire project. Amish Sabharwal elaborates more.

U&M orders 30 MTU Series 4000 engines

Rolls-Royce will deliver 30 Series 4000 MTU engines to U&M Minera??o e Constru??o S/A, a leading earthworks contractor in Brazil.

bauma CTT RUSSIA postponed to Sep 8-11, 2020

Following the directives of the Government of the city and region of Moscow to prevent and control the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) from spreading, Messe M?nchen postponed bauma CTT RUSSIA, which was planned to take place in May.

Donaldson expands iCue? connected filtration service to Europe

Donaldson Company, Inc, a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and solutions, announced the expansion of the Donaldson iCue? connected filtration service to Europe.

Kalmar and MCT celebrate delivery of 200th straddle carrier

Kalmar and Italy's Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT) are celebrating the delivery of the terminal's 200th straddle carrier.

Kalmar and MCT celebrate delivery of 200th straddle carrier

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Italy?s Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT), are celebrating the delivery of the terminal?s 200th straddle carrier.

COMANSA presents new large-capacity flat-top crane

Tower crane manufacturer COMANSA has announced the addition of a new model to its extensive range of large-capacity flat-top cranes: the new 21LC1400, a crane that is available from September 2019.

CE Market to Bounce Back

Off-Highway Research forecasts that the market for construction equipment (CE) will dip in 2019 but follow an upward trend thereafter during 2020-2023. Samir Bansal elaborates.

Flurry of road bids expected

According to the latest reports, India's GDP growth rate slipped to 4.5 per cent in the July-September quarter of this fiscal.

SDLG crowns winners of first skills competition in Asia

After six months of intense trials across Asia, SDLG has crowned the three winners of its first competition on machine service skills in the region.

EQUIPMENT INDIA AWARDS 2019

The 7th Annual Equipment India Awards 2019 recognised and rewarded the top performers of Indian construction equipment industry.

Selling mining equipment to a global buyer base

With the end of the year approaching, Ritchie Bros. is gearing up for its last Dubai equipment auction of 2019.

SDLG showcases latest wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019

SDLG showcased its LG946L wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019, which was held from November 7 to 10 at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines.

Escorts Q2 profit up

Escorts reported a standalone profit of Rs 1.046 billion in quarter ended September 30, 2019, up by 1.8 per cent as against a profit of Rs 1.027 billion in the corresponding period last year.

COMANSA presents new large-capacity flat-top crane

Tower crane manufacturer COMANSA has announced the addition of a new model to its extensive range of large-capacity flat-top cranes: the new 21LC1400, a crane that is available from September 2019.

Manitowoc launches Potain MCT 325

Manitowoc has launched the Potain MCT 325 to further expand its MCT range of topless cranes.

A Massive Success

More than 10,000 high-tech products were exhibited during the four-day event spread over 150,000 sq m.

Volvo CE speeding up infra developments in India

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is supporting infrastructure growth across India with its range of construction equipment.

Allen Engineering receives Governor?s Quality Award

Allen Engineering Corp (AEC) received the Achievement level Governor?s Quality Award during the 25th Annual Awards Celebration held in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 12, 2019.

TVH Equipment exhibits new JLG products at Matexpo

During Matexpo, held from September 11 to 15 in Kortrijk, Belgium, JLG distributor TVH Equipment displayed many new products that JLG had unveiled at bauma Munich in April 2019.

Raimondi Cranes to exhibit at JDL Expo 2019

GP Mat International, heavy lifting solution specialists based in Le Bignon, France, and Raimondi Cranes, Italian manufacturer of tower and luffing cranes for more than 150 years, announced joint participation in JDL Expo 2019

B&B Attachments to exhibit electronically operated attachment

B&B Attachments will exhibit KAUP?s first electronically operated fork positioner attachment at IMHX, the UK?s premier intralogistics event, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham during September 24-27, 2019.

Grundfos India appoints new General Manager

Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technology, announced the appointment of Saravanan Panneer Selvam as the General Manager of Grundfos India, with effect from September 1, 2019

Manitowoc launches strong and versatile Potain MCT 325

Manitowoc has launched the Potain MCT 325 to further expand its MCT range of topless cranes. The MCT 325 is designed to deliver easier transport and assembly, plus high efficiency and reliability on construction projects.

Zoomlion to showcase intelligent construction equipment at BICES

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co (Zoomlion) will be exhibiting at the 15th China Beijing International Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines and Mining Machines Exhibition

Govt to auction 27 coal mines

The Ministry of Coal has begun the process of auction of 27 coal mines and allotment of 15 blocks to public sector undertakings.

Potain MCT 85 at temple construction in India

The Mumbai-based construction company, Bhanu Construction is using a Potain MCT 85 crane to ensure on-time construction of a new temple in the town of Shirdi.

COMANSA announces new large flat-top tower crane at bauma

During the bauma 2019 at Munich, COMANSA announced its upcoming addition of another model to its wide range of large flat-top tower cranes.

Improving Transport Network

Road contractor PT Sapta Unggul is relying on an ABG5820 paver from Volvo CE to make the roads safer and more accessible in Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Since 2016, the ABG5820 has paved 124 km of roads in the region.

COMANSA to showcase new 21LC1050 in bauma

Tower crane manufacturer COMANSA will be exhibiting in bauma its latest high capacity model, available worldwide since September 2018.

COMANSA to showcase new 21LC1050 in bauma

Tower crane manufacturer COMANSA will be exhibiting in bauma its latest high capacity model, available worldwide since September 2018.

Yau Lee chooses Potain MR 618 to build new medical facility in Hong Kong

A Potain MR 618 is building a new private hospital in downtown Hong Kong. Constructing any high-rise building in central Hong Kong poses challenges in terms of space limitations.

Hindustan Copper to augment output

Hindustan Copper (HCL) has chalked out a strategy to improve production capacity to up to 20 million tonne per annum by 2024.

Elgi Equipments posts sales growth

The company's compressor business in the domestic market has grown by 22 per cent over the corresponding quarter in 2017-18.

Bob Wetta delivers Ghana fact-finding trip report

Their purpose was to deliberate and adopt the final report of the 2016-2018 term of the PAC-DBIA. Bob Wetta presented the Ghana information which was a component of this complete report.

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.

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.

Mahindra sells 35,953 units of tractors in India during September 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for September 2018. Domestic sales in September 2018 were at 35,953 units, as against 44,220 units during September 2017

MB Crusher to showcase products at Marmomac 2018

At the Marmomac 2018, the international exhibition of marble, design and technology to be held at Verona, Italy during September 26-29, MB Crusher will be displaying its range of products.

LANXESS appoints new Managing Director for India

Neelanjan Banerjee will be the new Country Representative and Managing Director of LANXESS for India effective September 1, 2018.

Making of India's 'Ironman'

Four Potain tower cranes are helping to build the iconic new Statue of Unity in India, a monument dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the country's first deputy prime minister and a prominent leader during the independence movement.

Equipment finance sector to grow at 19 per cent CAGR

We are the leading financiers in the construction, mining, and allied equipment (CME) sector in India for fiscal 2017 (Source: Feedback Analysis). This sector primarily consists of equipment used for earthmoving and mining, concreting, road building, material handling, material processing and allied activities.

Bauma invites participation in innovation award 2019

Honouring pioneering developments, sustainable procedures and appealing designs, the bauma innovation award is offered for the 12th time and addresses all bauma exhibitors as well as research institutes, universities, research companies and members of the German construction industry?s leading associations.

Raimondi's new flat-top tower crane

The Raimondi MRT234 is the newest flattop tower crane in the range with a maximum jib length of 70 m and a maximum capacity of 12,000 kg.

Bringing river back TO its ORiGINAL FORM

Close to a decade after one of the most volatile volcano eruptions hit the Central Java region, a Volvo excavator is helping to return the Pabelan River back to its original form.

All set to meet infra growth demand

Aggressive infrastructural development is imperative to the overall economic welfare of a country. If the economy is likened to a wheel, its infrastructure sector is most certainly the central hub that supports all the other sectors in the form of spokes and keeps the wheel spinning smoothly and efficiently.

Safety at Work Site

Personal safety is of utmost importance at any construction site. Respiratory hazards, hearing hazards and falling hazards are the common safety risks involved with workers at construction sites. K Nandakumar explains more on these safety risks and solutions offered by 3M India.

Loads of opportunities

Mining and construction activities are on a growth path in the country. New projects (big and small), demolition of old structures to reconstruct new ones and transportation of materials at construction sites, all these make the role of tipper trucks important these days.

Raimondi's new flat-top tower crane

Raimondi Cranes SpA has announced its newest flat-top tower crane, MRT234. Presented to Raimondi's exclusive agent network ahead of wider release, the MRT234 has already witnessed strong pre-sales due to its enhanced solution-based design.

Partner for Success

Picture a manufactured product which has more than 20,000 unique components. These components are sourced from over 250 vendors, with 10 per cent of these vendors located outside the domestic shores.

We are showcasing our remote management system hi mate

The construction equipment (CE) industry is passing through an exciting phase as excavator industry has grown by more than 45 per cent in 2016 over 2015. The growth till September 2017 is estimated to be around 20 per cent over 2016.

Coal India output up in November

Coal India?s production and shipments in November rose to the most for the month in at least five years. The rise in shipment is attributed to the increased procurement of coal by power plants to boost inventories.

Construction World Annual Awards 2017

Foundation of Infrastructure Research Studies Training (FIRST) hosted the 15th CONSTRUCTION WORLD Annual Awards at ITC Grand Central, Parel, in Mumbai.

The Platform for Premieres

Comtrans 2017 has once again demonstrated its position as the leading trade fair for decision makers in the commercial vehicle (CV) and transport industry in Eastern Europe.

Danfoss India bags Frost & Sullivan Leadership Award

Danfoss Industries Pvt Ltd was awarded with the Frost and Sullivan - 2017 India Building and HVAC Segment - LV Drives Enabling Technology Leadership Award under the category of novel developments in the Industrial Automation and Process Control Sector at the Frost and Sullivan 2017 India Best Practices Awards Banquet held in Mumbai.

Raimondi launches new flat-top tower crane

Raimondi Cranes SpA has announced its newest flat-top tower crane, MRT234. Presented to Raimondi?s exclusive agent network ahead of wider release, the MRT234 has already witnessed strong pre-sales due to its enhanced solution-based design.

Mahindra sells 39,226 units of tractors in India during Oct

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for October 2017. Domestic sales in October 2017 were at 39,226 units, as against 43,826 units during October 2016.

CE sector grows 30 per cent during Aug-Sep

The construction equipment (CE) sector saw a growth of 25-30 per cent during the August-September period this year, according to the CII Excon 2017 member Anand Sundaresan.

CIL asked to ramp up output

The Central Government has asked Coal India Ltd (CIL) to ramp up production and dispatch 2 million tonne per day to power sector against around 1.6 million tonne at present

Coal output at SCCL up 13 per cent during September

The Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) has registered 13 per cent growth in coal production during September. The company recorded coal production of 45.44 lakh tonne during the month as against 40.24 lakh tonne during the corresponding period previous fiscal.

Manitowoc showcases cranes and technologies at JDL 2017

Manitowoc and its partners ? Foucherans, France-based OBrent Grue for self-erecting cranes and Belley, France-based Valente Grue Assistance ? worked together to exhibit a wide range of cranes and technologies at Journ?es du Levage 2017 (JDL 2017) in Beaune, France.

Mahindra FES registers 52 per cent domestic sales growth

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for September 2017. Domestic sales in September 2017 were at 44,000 units, as against 29,035 units during September 2016.

Mtandt Group announces changes to Board

Mtandt announced the appointment of Pradeep Agarwal as the Group?s Managing Director and member of the Executive Board effective from September 22, 2017.

DEUTZ engine becomes EU Stage-V compliant

DEUTZ said it has received a certificate for the EU Stage-V emission directive for mobile machinery, making it the first engine manufacturer globally to receive the certificate, which will apply from 2019. On September 6, the German Federal Motor Transport Authority formally certified the DEUTZ TTCD 6.1 engine for Stage V, the company said in a press release.

On a Brighter Note

The government's increased focus on port infrastructure and through budget and Sagar Mala programme has opened new growth avenues for port equipment industry and is looking forward to a brighter future in India.

Shell Lubricants hosts Energy Efficiency Summit 2017

Shell Lubricants and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) under the aegis of the Energy Efficiency Council along with Godrej GBC, organised the 16th edition of ?Energy Efficiency Summit?, International Conference and Exposition.

WOLFFKRAN announces modified 140 mt flat-top crane

WOLFFKRAN has announced the introduction of the new WOLFF 6020 clear which will replace the WOLFF 6015 clear that was introduced in 2008.

COMTRANS 2017 to open doors at Moscow

The international commercial vehicle trade fair COMTRANS 2017 will be opening its doors to visitors from September 5 to 9, 2017, with a separate Press Day on September 4.

Comansa CM launches new luffing-jib crane

Comansa CM has launched the new luffing-jib crane CML165, with maximum load capacity of 12 tonne and 50-m reach. This new model is Comansa CM?s first addition to the CML Series, the factory?s luffing-jib family, which was created in late 2016 with the launch of the CML190 crane.

COMTRANS 2017 to be held on September 5-9

The international commercial vehicle trade fair COMTRANS 2017 will be opening its doors to visitors from September 5 to 9, 2017, with a separate Press Day on September 4. The show, which takes place in the Crocus Expo Center in Moscow, Russia, has increasingly become a significant platform for vehicle, component and accessory manufacturers in the worldwide commercial vehicle industry.

Top Driver Contest 2017

SDLG's Top Driver contest is underway in Russia as 2017 marks the second year the global competition is being held in the country.

FROM RECOVERY TO GROWTH

The construction market in India is the second largest in Asia-Pacific Countries (APAC) region and is expected to become the fastest growing market in the region by 2025.

BMCT receives first batch of mega quay cranes

Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Pvt Ltd (BMCT), a subsidiary of PSA International, received its first batch of three super-post panamax quay cranes in the lead-up to BMCT?s planned start of operations at the end of 2017.

Potain at flagship Chicago store construction

One of the world?s most innovative consumer electronics companies is building a new flagship location in Chicago, and a Potain MR 608 tower crane is at the centre of the action. The job site, which sits in close proximity to the Chicago River, called for a crane that could handle the required capacities while operating within the restricted space available on the job.

Irving Equipment adds NBT45 crane to fleet

Irving Equipment has taken delivery of a customised National Crane NBT45 to strengthen its product offering and provide unprecedented reach and efficiency to its customers in Canada?s Maritime Provinces.

Hipower Systems to open new bigger facility in US

Himoinsa?s production centre in the US and Canada, Hipower Systems, has finalised the purchase of a 515,000 sq ft industrial building in Olathe, Kansas.

Potain Hup cranes showcased at SaMoTer

he Potain Hup 40-30 crane was presented at the international earthmoving and building machinery exhibition, SaMoTer, in Verona, Italy.

Potain Hup cranes showcased at SaMoTer

The Potain Hup 40-30 crane was presented at the international earthmoving and building machinery exhibition, SaMoTer, in Verona, Italy. The Verona-based Potain dealer, Toffoli Macchine exhibited the crane, alongside the Hup 32-27 and Igo 21.

BICES 2017 205-Day Countdown Ceremony

On February 27, the 14th Beijing International Construction Machinery Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2017) ushers in its 205-day countdown, and all sponsors of BICES jointly organised and held the Countdown Press Conference in Beijing.

BICES 2017 205-Day Countdown Ceremony

On February 27, 2017, February 2 in the lunar calendar, the traditional ?Dragon Head-Raising Day? when all things begin to grow up, the 14th Beijing International Construction Machinery Exhibition & Seminar (BICES 2017) ushers in its 205-day countdown, and all sponsors of BICES jointly organized and held the Countdown Press Conference in Beijing.