In the past two years, the training centre of Action Construction Equipment (ACE) has conducted 213 training programmes for 4,225 operators and participants.
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.
In an effort towards conducting skill development programmes for the driver community, Eicher Group Foundation, CSR arm of Eicher Group which includes VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) inaugurated the first ever Eicher Academy for Drivers, at Indore.
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.
The construction equipment industry is the only one in the country which has witnessed a continuous decline for the last five years. We are still witnessing a marginal decline in the first half of this financial year.
The all-new compressor manufacturing plant at Chakan holds everything to become a benchmark for Atlas Copco. It was a twin achievement for Atlas Copco when it unveiled its state-of-the-art compressor manufacturing facility at Chakan on February 21, 2013.
The initiatives announced in the Budget and the measures taken outside it together will impact the demand for construction equipment. DK Vyas trains his thoughts on the likely impact of the recent Budget on the CE sector.