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CASE India inaugurates Skill Development Center in Pithampur

The initiative is aligned with Central Government’s Skill India Mission

We plan to double our production capacity

ACE, one of the largest construction equipment players in the mobile and tower crane segments in India, showcased its upgraded and new backhoe loader models in different engine horsepower categories at Excon along with award-winning products like a special crane for piling, 360-degree slew pick-n-carry crane, and manlift crane.

There is a surge in rental demand for AWP and MHE

Vishal Sharma, Business Partner, Reach International, speaks on the scenario of the rental market in the construction equipment segment

Succeeding With Standardisation

Troy Geisler of Talbert Manufacturing gives key considerations to optimise trailer fleets.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Established in 1967, Gmmco is part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group. Gmmco is a priority Caterpillar dealer for south, central and western India selling mining, construction and energy equipment to customers including CIL, SCCL, and other state-owned enterprises. Gmmco offers a one-stop solution shop for all industrial requirements.

Gmmco: A one-stop solution provider

Gmmco, a part of the $2.8 billion diversified CK Birla Group, has a wide portfolio of construction equipment, including excavators, loaders, motor graders and off-highway trucks. Proven technological leadership, superior build quality, optimum costs and an efficient service network make Caterpillar equipment stand apart from competitors.

Double-digit growth likely

Excon is a large, popular and established platform for the construction equipment industry in India where corporates, large infrastructure companies, contractors and their subcontractors, project construction professionals and retail customers meet original equipment producers and suppliers.

Don’t Compromise on Vibrating Screen Health

How partnering with a technical OEM for equipment monitoring can help the bottom line.

Poised for growth

With the mining segment getting government support in a big way, the truck and tipper segment will witness growing demand in the days to come.

Chamarajanagar to set up lithium-ion cells production unit

Chamarajanagar in Karnataka will set up a production unit of Lithium-ion cells and batteries, which will soon power the electric vehicle (EV) revolution across India.

We are well known in the field of manufacturing crane safety systems

Vijay Tikhe, Partner, Cranesafe Technologies, speaks on the present scenario regarding crane safety systems in India.

Machine Reliability: Concept, Reality And Remedy

Respective FMEA for each stage is conducted to assess how the risk is mitigated with the gradual implementation of best practices at the site.

What’s Your C-sat Score?

C-SAT is a commonly used metric that acts as a key performance indicator for customer service and product quality in all kinds of businesses. C-SAT is short for customer satisfaction score.

We plan to move to electric

Customer satisfaction is important in any business. We were in constant touch with our customers by keeping their focus on our business by contacting them and offering solutions.

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities

At L&T, customer centricity has been at the core of all activities and decisions. With our credo ‘In Service lies Success’, we have continuously provided superior value delivery to customers both in terms of the latest technology and superior performance products aided by unmatched after-sales support.

Use of automation in road construction may increase

Share insights on technological up-gradation that has happened recently or might happen in near future in the construction and engineering business.

Liebherr's dealer in Luxembourg celebrates 50th anniversary

Liebherr R 924 G8 jubilee crawler excavator chosen for 50th anniversary celebrations

There is an increase in demand for underground equipment

Sandeep Mathur, Brand Leader, New Holland CASE Construction Equipment, shares light on technological upgradation happened recently.

On the Move!

The market for mobile cranes is on the move driven by low-rise residential, commercial, and industrial building construction activity in urban areas.

M Vijay Kumar appointed CEO of Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council

M Vijay Kumar takes over as Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) CEO from February 2022. He comes with over 35 years of experience in the construction equipment Industry.

Trimble launches Roadworks Paving Control system for asphalt

Trimble, a technology company, introduced Roadworks Paving Control Platform for Asphalt Compactors.Trimble’s Asphalt Compactor Technology aids in improving Mat Quality and Paving Productivity.

Trimble’s asphalt compactor technology

Once considered the least sophisticated machine in the equipment pantheon, the asphalt compactor is getting a lot of love these days from technology companies.

Trimble launches Roadworks Paving Control system for Asphalt

Trimble, a technology company, introduced Roadworks Paving Control Platform for Asphalt Compactors.Trimble’s Asphalt Compactor Technology aids in improving Mat Quality and Paving Productivity.

Ammann has scaled up production with a range of 11 models of asphalt plants

The infrastructure and construction sector especially the road sector has witnessed rapid growth during the past few years primarily Government both at the state and center realising the importance of building a strong road network thereby boosting the economy.

One of the major demand drivers is increase in demand for underground mining equipment

With the mining sector being one of the core industries of the economy, it has witnessed year-to-year growth. In terms of trends, there were positive signs in the manufacturing and mining activity that recorded a higher relative growth performance last year.

Liebherr presents 470 EC-B flat-top crane

With a maximum lifting capacity of 16 or 20 tonnes, this crane is now the largest in the “Tough Ones” family.

M Vijay Kumar appointed CEO of Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council

M Vijay Kumar comes with over 35 years’ experience in the construction equipment industry.

Ammann has scaled up production with range of 11 models of asphalt plants: MD of Ammann

Anand Sundaresan, MD of Ammann India, speaks on current demand trend for asphalt mix in India

Hy-Brid Lifts announces JJ Beimborn as Midwest Territory Sales Manager

Hy-Brid Lifts, a low-level access equipment leader, announces JJ Beimborn’s transition from Service Manager to Midwest Territory Sales Manager.

Tata Hitachi Japan-India Institute of Manufacturing hand over certificate to first batch

The certificate handover ceremony for the first and second batches of the Tata Hitachi Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) was held today at Tata Hitachi’s plant at Dharwad.

New Liebherr MK 88-4.1 heads to Italy

The Italian transport and crane company F.lli Zanoletti S.p.A. is upgrading its fleet with a new Liebherr MK 88-4.1 mobile construction crane.

Gaining traction

Growing construction industry supported by global megatrend of urbanisation is expected to drive growth of the global aerial work platform market.

Tata Hitachi Japan-India Institute of Manufacturing hand over certificate to first batch

The Institute is a demonstration of bilateral cooperation in manufacturing between India and Japan for knowledge and skill transfer

Hy-Brid Lifts announces JJ Beimborn as Midwest Territory Sales Manager

Hy-Brid Lifts, a low-level access equipment leader, announces JJ Beimborn’s transition from Service Manager to Midwest Territory Sales Manager.

Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX

“Innovation & Indigenization has been a way of life at AJAX, and we are proud to be a self-reliant Indian company for almost three decades” – Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer

Toshiba Johnson Elevators secures orders from RMZ

Toshiba Johnson Elevators (India) (TJEI), India’s fastest growing elevator and escalator company, announced winning massive orders to supply 168 elevators at three flagship projects of the celebrated RMZ Corp, one of Asia's largest privately-owned real estate owners, investors, and developer

Hy-Brid Lifts announces JJ Beimborn as Midwest Territory Sales Manager

His new role will include promoting the growing Hy-Brid Lifts product line, establishing and maintaining customer relationships and supporting customers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin.

CM Labs integrates Trimble Earthworks on excavator simulator

Pay big money for a project design only to have it used incorrectly in the field? A new partnership between CM Labs and Trimble aims to provide operators with realistic training on grade control technology.

7th India Construction Festival

Organised by the FIRST Construction Council in Mumbai on October 22, the event successfully brought together the who’s who of the infrastructure and construction industry.

Toshiba Johnson Elevators secures orders from RMZ

Elevators will be installed across RMZ’s flagship projects in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

Schwing Stetter wins ‘Trainer of the Year 2021’ at EI Awards

Schwing Stetter was awarded at the 9th Equipment India Awards.

Daimler VP: We expect heavy truck market to grow by 60% in 2021

Rajaram Krishnamurthy, VP — Marketing, Sales and Customer Service, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles on key growth drivers of tippers and dump trucks.

Unlocking the mining potential

The future of the Indian mining equipment market looks good with opportunities in underground mining and surface mining.

Tipper market is projected to grow at good pace over next few years”

The tipper market is projected to grow at a good pace over the next few years, owing to increasing number of infrastructure projects and availability of easy financing options offered by financial institutions.

Engine coolant is liquid engineering at work

If your engine uses a conventional, commercially available heavy-duty or fully formulated coolant, the corrosion inhibitors are used up over time, writes Andy Miller of Perkins.

Sany India inaugurates new paint shop at Chakan

Sany India, a global leader in the construction equipment industry has inaugurated a new ultra-modern ‘paint shop’ at its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune recently.

Putting a value on training

IISD has termed the operator as HERO “heavy equipment resourceful operator” to create the value of operator.

Sakthi Kumar of Schwing Stetter: I expect this to be our best year

Schwing Stetter is the name synonymous in the concrete equipment segment. Over the years, the company has introduced several path-breaking products in the Indian concrete pumping industry such as SP8800 concrete pumps, CP 30 batching plants and the 10 cu m truck mixers, which became synonymous within the RMC industry.

Volvo machines drive safe and profitable operation at Indonesian nickel mine

At the Weda Bay Nickel Project in Central Halmahera, Indonesia, a fleet of Volvo articulated haulers and excavators are offering excellent stability on soft ground

Sany India Inaugurates new paint shop at Chakan, Pune

The new paint shop building has been built up in a total area of 4,504.96 sq m and is equipped with a fully autonomous system, which can easily paint 11 excavators and one truck crane in one shift of nine hours.

Putting a value on training

Indian Institute of Skill Development (IISD) is one of the best companies, providing training to heavy equipment and machinery operators.

AJAX introduces the ‘All new CEV Stage-IV’ compliant ARGOs

These engines are more environment friendly with well proven CRDi technology and After Treatment System (ATS) that reduces emission levels.

Schwing Stetter India to start Operator Skill Training Programme

Schwing Stetter India, a leading manufacturer of concrete, construction, and mining equipment, has launched its Operator Skill Training Program, which aims to train over 10,000 young people in the use of concrete and construction machines.

Volvo Trucks India delivers 1000th truck to Mahalaxmi Group

In a landmark moment, Volvo Trucks India has delivered the 1000th truck to one of its long-term valued customers, Mahalaxmi Group.

Underground mining readies for IIoT revolution

With new innovative technology, companies are taking take digitalisation of mining operations to the next level.

Narrowing of price levels between excavators & backhoes is expected to have an impact on volumes

The Indian backhoe loader market had been growing year-on-year for four straight years till 2018-19. It grew with a CAGR of more than 20 per cent per year, peaking in 2018-19. In 2019-20 the market shrunk by 20 per cent due to factors such as elections and constrained liquidity post the ILFS crisis.

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.

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.

Volvo Trucks India delivers 1000th truck to Mahalaxmi Group

The Volvo FMX 460 8x4 truck was received by Abji Bhai Dholu, the Chairman of Mahalaxmi Group, along with the founder directors of the company Mohan Bhai, Shivji Bhai and Hira Bhai in Ahmedabad.

Schwing Stetter India to start Operator Skill Training Programme

The programme aims to train over 10,000 young people in the use of concrete and construction machines.

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.

Schaeffler combines e-commerce, knowledge base & product catalog in a single platform

The integrated automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has optimised its medias online platform (https://medias.schaeffler.com) in order to provide users even faster and more efficiently with comprehensive information.

Hüffermann sets up new rental fleet with tower cranes from Liebherr

Hüffermann Krandienst GmbH has purchased 70 Liebherr tower cranes in one go to set up its new rental fleet. A symbolic handover recently took place during a visit to Liebherr’s production facilities in Biberach..

ACC promotes sustainable living with 100 green building centres

ACC offers a unique and sustainable model of living through Green Building Centres (GBC). In 2020, GBCs enabled 31,477 affordable homes across India through GBC products.

Schaeffler combines e-commerce, knowledge base and product catalog in a single platform

The platform is structured as a three-tier user model and covers different customer requirements

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.

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.

We expect the demand to grow for hydraulic excavators

Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head-Construction & Mining Machinery Business, Larsen & Toubro

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.

We expect the market for hydraulic excavators to grow by 20%

The excavator market peaked in FY2018-19 following three years of sustained growth led by increased government focus and investment in the infrastructure sector.

Odisha CM announces Rs 155 cr package for Balasore

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced various developmental projects worth Rs 155 crore in the first phase for the all round development of Balasore Municipality area.

L&T completes 75 years of CMB biz

Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational engaged in EPC projects, hi-tech manufacturing and services, has completed platinum jubilee of one of its oldest businesses, construction and mining machinery business (CMB).

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.

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.

MAJOR welcomes new authorised dealer in Africa

MAJOR announces the appointment of Manganese Crushtech Systems, a leading supplier of material processing capital equipment, as its new aggregate and mining screen media authorized dealer in Africa.

L&T’s construction and mining machinery business turns 75

The company is has achieved a lot over the years and is now one of the market leaders in the segment

Liebherr achieves over Euro 10 bn in annual turnover

In 2020, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of Euro 10,341 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted a decline of Euro 1,409 million, or 12%.

L&T completes 75 years of Construction & Mining Machinery business

Pioneered industry by focusing on innovation, best-in-class service; marks supply of 60,000 cutting-edge machines in India.

Six new Grove all-terrain cranes for J&D Pierce

In late November 2020, Scottish steelwork contractor J&D Pierce took delivery of six new Grove all-terrain cranes: two GMK3060L, one GMK4090, two GMK4100L-1 and one GMK5150L model.

Demand has started picking up

Anirban Sen, Underground Business Manager Asia Pacific & India, Epiroc Mining, shares more on the demand trends and market outlook for tunnelling equipment. Epiroc Mining offers a wide range of tunnelling equipment for underground mining and underground civil work applications.

Eicher observes National Road Safety month

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, participated actively in the National Road Safety month from 18th of January till 17th of February across the country.

1st IIEF lauds innovations in 5 categories

Industrial Products Finder (IPF), India’s largest circulated industrial magazine in its 49th year, virtually hosted First IPF Industrial Excellence Forum (IIEF) which comprised of two major segments— Conference and 5th IPF Industrial Excellence Awards, on January 15, 2021.

Ditch Witch JT28 drill offers more power than predecessor JT25

The new Ditch Witch JT28 directional drill maintains the footprint of its predecessor JT25 while providing more power, improving performance and requiring fewer maintenance checks, says the company.

Eicher observes National Road Safety month

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, participated actively in the National Road Safety month from 18th of January till 17th of February across the country.

Manitou MC 25-4 & MC 30-4 compact forklifts

Manitou's MC 25-4 and MC 30-4 compact rough terrain forklifts create a bridge between the company's indoor industrial style and rough terrain forklifts. The models can handle pallets in both indoor and outdoor applications.

Lintec asphalt plant keeps essential projects on track in Ningbo

With its impressive output of up to 320 t/h, a Lintec CSM4000HS20-SE asphalt batching plant has helped a major Chinese contractor meet the pressing demands of several prestigious projects over the past 18 months.

JCB launches its range of CEV stage IV backhoe loaders

The range includes the new 3DX Plus, the 3DX Xtra, the 3DX Super & the 4DX to meet a wide range of applications for customers.

Eicher observes National Road Safety month

As part of the drive, Eicher organised 400 activities across 19 states, spread in 46 cities, to raise awareness level on road safety among different stakeholders, covering 27,000+ people including students.

Six new Grove all-terrain cranes for J&D Pierce

In late November 2020, Scottish steelwork contractor J & D Pierce took delivery of six new Grove all-terrain cranes: two GMK3060L, one GMK4090, two GMK4100L-1 and one GMK5150L model.

KARAM Industries commemorates National Safety Week 2021

KARAM Industries, India’s leading Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) manufacturing enterprise, is celebrating National Safety Week 2021. On this occasion, KARAM is organizing First Ever Virtual Demonstration and Live Interaction on 8th and 9th March 2021, which aims to raise awareness about safety measures that need to be undertaken to prevent accidents and mishaps.

Repairing at 1000 m: The perils of bridge work

Bridges form an essential part of modern day economic and transportation systems. They can be used to connect islands that can span several kilometres into deep seas, connect stretches of separated lands - as well as joining cities, separated by lakes and rivers.

Mafini acquires Combat Industrial Batteries

Mafini Group has acquired Combat Industrial Batteries and Chargers, a Mississauga, Ontario-based industrial battery and charger company with over 60 years in the industry.

Motor graders are now mandatory for construction of highways

The grader has a strong role in the pre-compaction stage and sub-base preparation with fine grading, spreading and levelling the ground. It uses a hydraulic blade to push large amounts of soil and can be adjusted with a simple lever by the operator.

CASE plant in pithampur wins prestigious award

CASE Construction Equipment’s plant in Pithampur won the Platinum Award in the MUDA Category in the 9th Edition of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National 3M Competition, created to promote lean manufacturing processes.

Schwing Stetter inaugurates IoT enabled, energy efficient facility in TN

Schwing Stetter India, one of the largest manufacturers of concreting and construction equipment’s across the country, inaugurated its fifth manufacturing facility in Cheyyar, Tamil Nadu.

Volvo CE to build training centre in Shippensburg

Volvo CE to build training centre in Shippensburg

AJAX: Revolutionising the current construction processes through boom pumps

AJAX offers concrete batching plants in CRB, IRB and IBP series ranging between 20- 30-45-60-75-90-120 that goes up to 240 cum/hr.

CASE Pithampur plant awarded for its lean manufacturing

CASE Pithampur plant awarded for its lean manufacturing

B&R India completes expansion of new warehouse & repair facility

B&R India, one of the leading automation company in India recently extended its warehousing & logistics space at Chakan, Pune as a response to continuous growth the company is experiencing and foreseeing in the future.

Innovation has been cornerstone of JCB’s operations

In our exclusive, Deepak Shetty, Deputy CEO & Managing Director, JCB India Limited, tells us how the construction equipment industry in general and JCB in particular have been emerging through the year of the pandemic.