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XCMG delivers advanced wheel bulldozer to Mongolia

XCMG has delivered a DL560 wheel bulldozer, its largest wheel loader, to Mongolia. Th e delivery marks full access for the Mongolia mining industry to XCMG’s entire product line of large-tonnage loaders and wheel bulldozers.

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.

Can Mobile Cranes Lift the Mood?

Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?

Schwing Stetter India Launches XCMG Excavator Range

Schwing Stetter India (SSI) launched its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C.

Schwing Stetter India Launches XCMG Excavator Range

Schwing Stetter India (SSI) launched its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C.

Grading the Future

The current market conditions are tough for motor graders since the projects are not active due to the coronavirus impact.

Schwing Stetter launches 22 products at Excon

Schwing Stetter India unveiled 22 new products at the Excon 2019 in Bengaluru. With this new product line up, Schwing Stetter India aims to position itself as one of the most prominent infrastructure equipment partner in the country and an active participant across all government projects to be announced.

We will be displaying 22 new products at Excon 2019

A pioneer in manufacturing equipment for concrete preparation, placement, transportation and recycling, Schwing Stetter has manufacturing units in 12 countries including Germany, Austria, USA, Brazil, Russia, Ostrava, UK, and India.

Schwing Stetter India launches XCMG excavators

Schwing Stetter India (SSI)announced the launch of its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C.

Loads of Opportunities

With the construction activity picking up and mining operations reviving in India, new opportunities are knocking at the doors of the wheel loader market.

XCMG Unveils 700T Excavator

The first 700-ton hydraulic excavator from XCMG has rolled off the company?s advanced assembly line in Xuzhou, China.

XCMG opens spare parts centre in Mongolia

XCMG has officially opened the company?s first spare parts centre in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on July 23. The announcement is the final piece of XCMG?s supply chain jigsaw in the region and will allow XCMG to provide all-around support and services for customers in Mongolia.

XCMG organises operator training program

XCMG has successfully held the 10th operator training session of its Global Operator Excellence program. The final was held at XCMG?s piling machinery professional, intelligent manufacturing base.

Schwing Stetter India launches XCMG excavator range

Schwing Stetter India (SSI), one of India?s leading concreting equipment manufacturers announced the launch of its new generation of XCMG crawler hydraulic excavators - XE80C, XE140I and XE215 C

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and XCMG sign strategic pact

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and XCMG, a multinational heavy machinery manufacturing company based in Jiangsu, China, have formed a strategic cooperation alliance to further develop the Chinese domestic and export mining equipment markets, providing optimised solutions to customers worldwide.

XCMG crane installs highest impeller on wind farm

XCMG, China?s leading construction machinery manufacturer, has set a new world record as its XCA1600 all-terrain crane successfully installed an impeller at the record-breaking height of 140 m at the Baixiang onshore wind farm project in Hebei, China on May 6.

Pushing Growth

Motor grader market has seen growing in the past couple of years with applications spreading into rural road projects as well as in highways.

BAUMA bets on bigger and better

The floor is open for the largest construction equipment exhibition. Taking place from April 8 to 14, 2019 in Munich, the bauma trade fair is the leading industry event for construction machinery, building material plants, mining equipment, construction vehicles and construction equipment.

XCMG to bring latest products and solutions to bauma 2019

XCMG, the leading Chinese construction machinery manufacturer, will exhibit new products and construction machinery solutions at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

XCMG to release 84 G-Series cranes in overseas markets

XCMG, China?s leading construction machinery manufacturer, plans to release a total of 84 new customised G-series cranes products globally by the end of 2019 with 25 of them being products designed for and introduced to Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern and African markets.

Steps to Safety

Being the safest means of working at heights, Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) are naturally the option to work at height safely. However, use of AWPs in India is still limited and is picking up slowly.

Change of guard at Schwing Stetter India

Schwing Stetter India announced the retirement of Anand Sundaresan, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of the company and a pioneer in the concreting and manufacturing industry.

Schwing Stetter India signs MoU with Tamil Nadu Government

Schwing Stetter India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu Government during the Global Investors Meet 2019 held in Chennai on January 23 and 24, 2019.

BAUMA CHINA 2018

With over 13 per cent more exhibitors and 25 per cent more visitors compared to the previous edition, bauma CHINA 2018 was a grand success.

"Motor grader market in India is growing at 40 per cent"

Roads sector remains the biggest growth driver of motor graders in India. VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales and Services, elaborates more on the market and technology trends in motor graders.

XCMG strikes US$100-million partnership deal with KBA

XCMG has concluded a successful trip to bauma China 2018 by reaching milestone deals with leading international companies, including a US$100 million cooperation agreement with KBA Mining Company (KBA), and celebrating the first deliveries of its machinery products.

A key ingredient in mining industry

The mining equipment market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a faster pace in the coming years. VG Sakthikumar elaborates more on the trend and Schwing Stetter's solutions for the mining industry.

Bauma CTT Russia 2018

For the first time under the new name bauma CTT Russia, the 19th international trade fair for construction equipment and technologies was held successfully during June 5-8 at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow, Russia, and surpassed the previous year's results in terms of visitor and exhibitor numbers.

Lifting up Expectations

Gone are the days of slowdown and stagnation for mobile cranes market. Many equipment were seen idle with projects not taking off as expected.

XCMG unveils 700t excavator

The first 700-ton hydraulic excavator from XCMG has rolled off the company's advanced assembly line in Xuzhou, China.

Global industry leaders to meet at CTT Russia

The international construction equipment and technology industry will meet at bauma CTT RUSSIA in Moscow from June 5 to 8, 2018. During these days, the metropolis will again become the scene for Russia?s most important trade fair for construction technology.

XCMG launches global loader operator competition in Kazakhstan

XCMG, the world?s leading construction machinery manufacturer, has kicked off its third global loader operator competition in Almaty, Kazakhstan. As many as18 operators from across the country competed by completing a series of tasks and precision manoeuvers on XCMG?s V Series platform loader.

XCMG unveils 700-tonne hydraulic excavator

The first 700-tonne hydraulic excavator from XCMG has rolled off the company?s advanced assembly line in Xuzhou, China. The successful development and production of the new XE7000E makes China the fourth country in the world to have the capability of producing 700-tonne excavators after Germany, Japan and the US.

1,000-1,500 more AWPs may be required by end of this year

Safety, productivity, and less downtime determine the usage of AWPs in a project. AWPs are not only a safety related equipment, but it also enhances the productivity and speed of the project, thus contributing to the profitability of one's business.

XCMG Aerial Work Platforms

Aerial work platform (AWP) comes from the product line of firefighting machinery of XCMG. With a small boundary dimension, wide working range, strong obstacle climbing ability, simple safe and reliable operation, AWP can be widely used in the construction, repair and maintenance of plant, firefighting industry, warehouses, airports, municipal engineering and in other facilities.

CTT Russia to be held on June 5-8

The bauma CTT RUSSIA 2018 trade fair will take place from June 5 to 8, 2018 in Moscow. The focus this year will be on the market of the host nation Russia.

We will be launching 17 new products this year

The current construction equipment market in India is to grow at a rate of 25 per cent. Road, irrigation, ports, RMC, railways, metro rail, power (nuclear, thermal, solar, wind, hydro, gas based), real estate and other community buildings are the major demand drivers for our product line.

Intelligent Manufacturing helps XCMG up production efficiency

XCMG said that the company?s latest achievement in Intelligent Manufacturing (IM) has boosted production efficiency by 32.5 per cent and lowered energy consumption turnover during production by 22.2 per cent at its subsidiary, XCMG Hydraulics.

Making rapid strides

Motor graders have seen unprecedented growth in the past couple of years, which is expected to continue in the coming years as well with road projects continue to grow.

XCMG showcases innovation and quality at BICES 2017

XCMG is debuting a wide range of innovative new products and complete construction solutions at the 2017 International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment (BICES 2017) at the New Beijing International Exhibition Center in Beijing.

XCMG awards internal project teams

Leading global construction machinery manufacturer XCMG has recognised several internal project teams as winners in its annual Green Creative Design Awards (the GCD Awards). The projects ranged from micro mobility improvements for heavy machinery to a new lean manufacturing process, with each supporting the company?s goal of using ambitious sustainability goals to drive cutting-edge research and development (R&D).

XCMG generates orders worth $ 100 million at Intermat ASEAN 2017

XCMG has returned from Intermat ASEAN 2017 (Intermat) in Bangkok, Thailand with intentional orders contractors, governments and development agencies with a combined value of nearly $ 100 million, representing further market outreach in the Southeast Asian market.

XCMG introduces amphibious excavator

The Chinese construction equipment major XCMG has launched its first amphibious excavator designed in China. The XE215S amphibious excavator is an innovative multi-purpose excavator designed for working on beach, soft soil and climatic environment.

XCMG posts soaring first quarter performance

Construction machinery manufacturer XCMG reported a 70 per cent jump in quarterly machinery sales in the first quarter of 2017 after selling more than 4,000 excavators worldwide, marking a 150 per cent year-on-year increase.

XCMG's push benches debut in Malaysia

XDN525 push benches from XCMG have served in Malaysia for the first time in the sewage treatment project in Kuala Lumpur.

XCMG machinery assists in mega projects

XCMG?s XRS1050 rotary drilling rig has successfully completed pile foundation work in the construction of the Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan, China, the longest double-deck suspension bridge, which boasts a span of 1,700 m and the largest traffic capacity in the world.

XCMG's push benches debut in Malaysia

XDN525 push benches from XCMG have served in Malaysia for the first time in the sewage treatment project in Kuala Lumpur. As a major infrastructure construction, the sewage treatment project in the city and suburbs of Kuala Lumpur is a new endeavour to upgrade the existing aerated lagoon sewage treatment facility, modifying the existing oxidation ponds into modern sewage treatment facilities and improving the standards of health and sanitation in the region.

XCMG exhibits top product line at Conexpo-Con/Agg

XCMG is taking 14 signature products and latest technology to the Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017 from March 7-11 in Las Vegas, US. XCMG will be demonstrating five excavators, three cranes, three road rollers, one wheel loader and one rotary drilling rig in outdoor Gold Lot exhibition area at number G1000.

XCMG China to set up mfg facility in India

XCMG China is partnering with Schwing Stetter India to set up a new facility in India with an investment of $150 million. This facility will manufacture construction and material handling machines. The company eyes substantial market share in the country and plans to export to neighbouring countries.

XCMG machinery assists in mega projects

XCMG?s XRS1050 rotary drilling rig has successfully completed pile foundation work in the construction of the Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan, China, the longest double-deck suspension bridge, which boasts a span of 1,700 m and the largest traffic capacity in the world.

XCMG machinery assists in mega projects

XCMG?s XRS1050 rotary drilling rig has successfully completed pile foundation work in the construction of the Yangsigang Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan, China, the longest double-deck suspension bridge, which boasts a span of 1,700 m and the largest traffic capacity in the world.

XCMG China to set up new manufacturing facility in India

XCMG China, one of the world?s largest construction machinery makers, is partnering with Schwing Stetter India to set up a new facility in India with an investment of $150 million. This facility will manufacture construction and material handling machines. The company eyes substantial market share in the country and plans to export to neighbouring countries.

XCMG demonstrates products at bauma China 2016

XCMG held a blockbuster launch of new products, technologies and construction solutions themed ?Ingenuity & Intelligent Manufacturing for You? at bauma China 2016, announcing the industry?s first gold standard ?Advanced and Endurable? and releasing the highly anticipated XCMG-Cloud.

We are thankful to our customers for their blessings

The production of self-loading mixer has started over the past two months. The numbers are increasing rapidly as our customers have accepted the products. We do not want to miss this opportunity and we have to create a new facility quickly. Presently, managing their production within the existing factory is a big challenge.

Mtandt Adds Innovative Products

The Mtandt Group endured its qualitative growth path in 2016, despite of weakness and volatility in exchange rates, markets and an uncertain global economy.

Revs up to Start

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA, the international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction machinery is being held for the fourth time from December 12 to 15, 2016 at the HUDA grounds in Gurgaon near Delhi.

XCMG demonstrates its signature products at bauma China 2016

XCMG held a blockbuster launch of new products, technologies and construction solutions themed ?Ingenuity & Intelligent Manufacturing for You? at bauma China 2016, announcing the industry?s first gold standard ?Advanced and Endurable? and releasing the highly anticipated XCMG-Cloud.

XCMG teams up with Permco

XCMG Hydraulics Co Ltd, a subsidiary of XCMG, has recently established long-term strategic cooperation agreement with Permco, an American hydraulic parts company. XCMG officially becomes its only designated hydraulic cylinder production base in China.

Brazilian President meets XCMG Chairman

Michel Temer, President of Brazil, met with Wang Min, Chairman, XCMG, along with the Vice President of XCMG Machinery and Chairman of XCMG Brazil, Wang Yansong and the XCMG delegations at the Presidential Palace in Brasilia, Brazil.

XCMG debutes new wreckers at Japan Truck Show

XCMG has debuted two new wreckers, QZF10D and QZF3B, at the 2016 Japan Truck Show in Yokohama, Japan. The biennial fair is the only commercial vehicle exhibition in Japan and one of the most influential truck shows in Asia.

XCMG teams up with Permco

XCMG Hydraulics Co Ltd, a subsidiary of XCMG, has recently established long-term strategic cooperation agreement with Permco, an American hydraulic parts company. XCMG officially becomes its only designated hydraulic cylinder production base in China.

XCMG to build $250 million CE base

XCMG Construction Machinery Co Ltd, a unit of China?s Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group Co Ltd (XCMG), plans to build a 200,000-sq m manufacturing base in Chennai, the company said in a June 13 filing to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

XCMG?s 17 all-new G-series truck cranes

Construction and mining equipment manufacturer XCMG has held a launch on April 18 in Xuzhou, China, releasing 17 truck cranes and all-terrain cranes in the new G-series production line.

XCMG?s New Ranges at Bauma 2016

XCMG held the global release of all-terrain crane XCA100_E, wheel loader LW1100KN and excavator XE35U and exhibited a total of nine signature products at Bauma 2016, including the rough terrain wheeled crane RT55E, loading machine LW800K and LW180K

Essential for Road Building

Commitment towards infrastructural development and faster implementation of road projects to desired specifications are driving the growth of the motor grader market in India.

Post Budget Vibrations India: Sustained Growth

According to Macquarie, the growth momentum in the construction equipment (CE) segment has sustained in India, despite withdrawal of discounts and price increases. Also, purchases were being done primarily by first-time buyers.

XCMG apprentice programme

Five international apprentices visited global construction and mining equipment manufacturer XCMG?s headquarters in Xuzhou, China for a one-week immersive XCMG Apprentice Program from January 18 to 24.

Exceeding Expectations

According to a report released by ICEMA, the current market size of the construction equipment including backhoe loader, concrete mixers excavator is around $2.8 billion. Further, the Indian construction equipment industry

CE Industry Buoyant at EXCON 2015

CII and ICEMA jointly showcased the CE industry at EXCON 2015, the 8th International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Fair, from 25-29 November 2015, at the BIEC grounds in Bengaluru

Providing Constructive Solutions

Currently representing 20 reputed construction equipment manufacturers around the world, SEPL plans to continue introducing new high-technology products in India. Salgaocar Engineers Pvt Ltd (SEPL) is one of the renowned distributors for marketing earthmoving, mining and construction equipment

XCMG launches screens

XCMG has launched a mobile screening unit developed jointly with its German subsidiary XCMG Schwing and the Beijing University of Technology.

Schwing Stetter in tower crane market

Schwing Stetter (India) has launched the five- and six-tonne tower cranes branded Schwing-XCMG. The new cranes are from XCMG, a Chinese manufacturer of cranes and one of the largest in the world, which holds a 60 per cent stake in the Schwing Stetter holding company in Germany.

Schwing Stetter ventures into tower crane market

Schwing Stetter (India) has launched the five- and six-tonne tower cranes branded Schwing-XCMG. The new cranes are from XCMG, a Chinese manufacturer of cranes and one of the largest in the world, which holds a 60 per cent stake in the Schwing Stetter holding company in Germany.

Towering Tall

The real estate and power sectors will show a tremendous growth in the next 2-3 years. As per projections, the tower crane requirement will increase to 30-40 per cent in these two years. Current demand growth for tower cranes is mostly from realty sector.

Safety in tower crane is of paramount importance

We have major projects of the World Tower, The Park and Trump in Worli, Mumbai, New Caffe Parade in Wadala, Mumbai and Palava 2 near Dombivli, Thane district where we use various types and capacities of tower cranes.

Moving Ahead

The growth potential for earthmoving equipment in India has never been disputed. All sectors like power, roads, ports, etc. will drive demand. With increasing investment in the infrastructure sector, the earthmoving equipment industry foresees huge demand for CE in the coming years.

XCMG tower crane in Indonesia

A new XCMG XGTT200 (6022-12) flat top tower crane has been put to work on a development project in Harmoni Central Buyway in Jakarta, Indonesia. The model is the 50th XCMG tower crane to be delivered to Indonesia since February 2013,

Waiting for the Turnaround

The slowdown in the road projects, coupled with degrowth in the mining sector has negatively impacted the demand for wheel loaders. However, the industry is hopeful that after the election, things may look up and the anticipated opening up of the mining sector and new projects in the road sector will boost demand.

We plan to customise products for our Indian customers.

In China, XCMG is the market leader in wheel loaders, with a yearly output of 40,000 wheel loaders from its recently set up facility. We can make available any model the customer wants, right from 1 tonne to 12 tonne class, says H V Kulkarni, Director - Marketing, XCMG Machinery (India). Excerpts of the interview.

Our marketshare has improved substantially in the last six months

When it comes to capacity, product range, manpower and servicing, we are quite comfortable and all geared for the upturn. For the past two years, the situation was really bad but we suddenly witnessed a spurt in demand; orders which used to take months and months for closure were getting finalised faster.

Schwing Stetter Unveils Five New Products

The new product launches strengthen Schwing Stetter?s expertise in concrete technology.Schwing Stetter India, a leading concrete construction equipment manufacturer in India, has unveiled five new products along with five new variants at Excon 2013, the seventh edition of South Asia?s biggest construction equipment event.

New record for XGC88000

A 4,000 tonne capacity class crawler crane from XCMG has broken a lifting record at a coal liquefaction project in Shenhua Ningxia, China. The XGC88000 heavy lift lattice boom crawler, built in China, lifted a Fischer-Tropsch oil synthesis reactor into place. The reactor had a diameter of 9.6 m and a height of 54.4 m. It weighed 2,155 tonnes and took 2.5 hours to install into position.

XCMG's 3,000th crane

XCMG's Brazil market brought in some good news recently as the 3,000th XCMG crane handover ceremony was grandly held in M & T Expo in Brazil. Shang Bao, the head of American and Oceania Section of XCMG.

Bauma Breaks Records

A record 530,000 visitors from over 200 countries converged on the Messe Mnnchen exhibition centre between April 15 and 21. This, the 30th edition of bauma, broke all previous records for exhibitor numbers and exhibition space.

bauma Africa now expanded to 50,000 sq m

Bauma Africa is continuing to expand. Instead of the originally pla?nned 200 exhibitors, the premiere of bauma Africa (18-21 September, 2013) is now expecting to host around 400 exhibitors.

Ritchie Bros? online marketplace

Ritchie Bros has launched the first phase of its new online used equipment market place, EquipmentOne. The offering, which uses an e-commerce platform developed by AssetNation, the online business acquired by Ritchie Bros last year, will help the company reach customers who do not want to sell equipment through unreserved auctions. XCMG mfg unit in Brazi The opening ceremony of the XCMG Brazil manufacturing base was held in Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais in December 2012.

bC India 2013 will contribute to improve current market sentiments

BC India 2013 is a special edition and it has grown tremendously, even in times of general economic slowdown. We will have more exhibition space than in 2011, more exhibitors and expect more visitors. The positive feed?back from exhibitors and visitors showed us that there was a need for a construction equipment show in Mumbai and that we introduced the show at the right time, says Thomas Loffler, Chief Executive Officer, bC Expo India.

bC India will create confidence in the market and improve the business situation.

Looking at the need of infra?structure developments in India in the long run, the CE market has a promising future. We hope that bC India 2013 will contribute to improve current market sentiments, says Thomas Loffler, Chief Executive Officer, bC Expo India. In a chat with EQUIPMENT INDIA, Thomas stresses the fact that they will be able to offer all visitors an even more representative market place at bC India 2013.

Largest crawler crane on sale

XCMG, the Chinese construction equipment company, has received its first order for its 3,600-tonne crawler crane, which is said to be the world?s largest crawler crane in terms of tonnage.

XCMG in Europe

XCMG, the Chinese crane and construction equipment manufacturer, will set up its new European headquarters in Krefeld, Germany. The 16,400 sq m site is the basis of an investment of more than EUR 36 million ($38 million). Starting in July 2013

Who's afraid of China?

A few months ago, the talk of the town was the acquisition of Putzmeister by Sany Heavy Industry, a move that was made amidst much secrecy.