CW is organising the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT on July 22-23, 2021, virtually to identify proven, innovative and globally established construction technologies.
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.
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.
The excavator market peaked in FY2018-19 following three years of sustained growth led by increased government focus and investment in the infrastructure sector.
Escorts reported standalone profit of Rs 874.1 crore for the year ended March 31, 2021, up by 80.0%, as against a profit of Rs 485.5 crore in the previous year.
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.
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.
National Engineering Industries Ltd (NEI), part of $2.4 billion diversified CK Birla Group, and Amsted Seals announced a joint venture to manufacture railway bearing seals in India.
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.
Wisconsin-based Terra Engineering & Construction’s website proudly proclaims that the company actively “seeks out the difficult watercourse projects that may discourage other contractors” — and while this is largely due to Terra’s skilled workforce and years of experience in that sector, having access to a Grove GHC130 telescopic crawler crane also proved crucial in helping it meet the strict deadline imposed on one of its most recent environmentally sensitive projects.
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.
Boosting economic growth is currently a major challenge for the government to achieve its dream of making India a $5-trillion economy by 2024, writes Samir Bansal of Off-Highway Research.
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.
ACE is India’s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company with a majority market share in mobile cranes and tower cranes segment. In addition to mobile cranes, ACE also offers mobile/fixed tower cranes, crawler cranes, truck mounted cranes, lorry loaders, backhoe loaders, vibratory rollers, piling rigs, forklifts, warehousing equipment, tractors, harvesters and other agri machinery.
Heightened focus on infrastructure spend, particularly in the road infrastructure segment has led to a sharp scale up in volumes since July 2020, resulting in +20 per cent YoY growth during July-January 2021 period.
National Engineering Industries (NEI), part of $2.4 billion diversified CK Birla Group and Amsted Seals announced a joint venture (JV) to manufacture railway bearing seals in India. Amsted Seals is a global leader in sealing solutions and cutting-edge metal fabrication.
An environmentally sensitive and time-restricted project called for reconstruction of a river embankment and relaying of a gas line with minimal disturbance.
The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has floated a Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing two vacant land parcels at Jaisalmer and Ajmer, Rajasthan.
“AJAX ARGO Self-Loading Concrete Mixer (SLCM) delivers ‘Maximum Productivity for Your Investment’ says Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer, AJAX Engineering
These land parcels span across 31722.30 sq. m and 8960.00 sq. m. and are located at Jaisalmer and Ajmer, respectively
The Board of JSL Lifestyle (JSLL), a subsidiary of Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL), has announced the appointment of its new Executive Director and CEO, Rajesh Mohata. In his role, Mohata will be leading JSLL’s customer-centric brands – Arttd’inox & ARC, and its various business verticals, including tableware & home décor, bespoke kitchens, sanitation solutions, commercial kitchens, infrastructure, Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) businesses, and plumbing solutions. Mohata is a seasoned business professional with over 28 years of experience in varying domains of Oil & Gas, Metal & Mining, Energy, and Cement industries. Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director, JSLL, Deepika Jindal said, “As we pursue operational efficiency and long-term value creation for stakeholders, we are pleased to welcome a promising leader like Rajesh. I am confident that his expertise and strategic thinking will guide the Company to grow across all B2B and B2C segments and innovate to capitalize new opportunities”. Having earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil) from MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur, Mohata has spearheaded some of India’s frontline organizations in various capacities, like Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries, Essar, RPSG, Adani, and Vedanta. He has been acknowledged for his leadership at various business platforms. His personal interest areas include yoga and running. Mohata is an avid reader and shares a keen interest for philanthropy. JSL Lifestyle, a subsidiary of Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited, is a pioneer in creating innovative and futuristic stainless-steel installations for aesthetic, residential, architectural, infrastructural, railways, and sanitary applications. The company promotes stainless-steel as the core ingredient in wide-ranging applications through its two brands — Arttd'inox and ARC. Launched in 2003 by Ms Deepika Jindal, Arttd’inox is the first B2C brand from the house of JSL Lifestyle Ltd. With the objective to fan out the applications arena of stainless steel from kitchen shelves to the entire house and office, Arttd'inox has introduced excellent designs & forms in stainless steel tableware & home décor products in India. Through ARC, JSL Lifestyle Ltd. has created a strong presence in sectors like Automotive, Railways & Transport (ART), Architecture, Building & Construction (ABC), original equipment manufacturing (OEM), infrastructure, plumbing solutions, and retail. A few of the several services offered under ARC include customised stainless-steel products, inventory management, warehousing, material testing, engineering work, fabrication of quality material, and job site supervision by trained personnel.
Two critical demand headwinds in the coming quarters are - the continued limited fiscal bandwidth with State governments to invest in infrastructure and the price hikes following the upcoming emission norm change in April 2022
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.
The Mega Infrastructure Summit 2021 is all set to welcome you back to an engaging physical forum to unlock and connect you with unlimited networking opportunities.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to significantly enhance capital expenditure to Rs 5.54 lakh crore in the next fiscal, besides creating institutional structures and giving a big thrust to monetising assets to achieve the goals of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP)
After the most unusual year that we experienced in our lifetime, the calendar year unfolding is expected to be challenging but promising for the Indian construction equipment industry.
The rural economy has also been driving sales of construction equipment. A good monsoon, record agricultural production and huge procurement by the government agencies along with a focus on rural infrastructure are all attributable to increasing rural prosperity.
Ifm is expanding its product portfolio of control solutions with new solutions. Amit Hatgine, Manager-System Business, ifm Electronic India, shares more on the products and solutions from the company for construction equipment industry.
The scope for the MAHSR - C4 package includes the construction of viaducts, stations, major river bridges, depots, and other auxiliary works.
Epiroc Mining offers a wide range of tunnelling equipment for underground mining and underground civil work applications. Anirban Sen, Underground Business Manager Asia Pacific & India, Epiroc Mining, shares more on the demand trends and market outlook for tunnelling equipment.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.
: The slowdown in real estate market has impacted the growth prospects of tower cranes this year. However, going ahead, demands from industrial infrastructure segment can drive the growth. Karan Chechi writes on the trend.
The growing aggregate requirements in the infrastructure projects and the improving mineral mining activities in the country demand crushers and screens in large numbers. But with some roadblocks pose as challenges in this positive scenario, can the crusher segment gather momentum
Wheel loader market in India is looking at the emerging opportunities after the fresh momentum that is going to prevail in the market post-COVID pandemic after the government’s pro infrastructure policy initiatives.
JCB has pioneered the integration of digital technology in its ‘Intelli’ series of construction equipment. Jasmeet Singh, AVP, Corporate Communications & Corporate Relations, JCB India, shares more.
Since May 2018, there have been ten Liebherr 1000 EC-H 40 High-Top tower cranes with very high lifting capacities on the construction sites of the Grand Paris Express
Propel Industries has pioneered over the years in developing some of the break-through solutions in the crusher market. V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, shares more on the company’s solutions for the aggregate segment and the overall market scenario.
L&T has fully conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in-house wheel loaders with more than 90 per cent components sourced domestically. Vivek Hajela, General Manager and Head - Construction Equipment Business, Larsen & Toubro, shares more on the market scenario and outlook.
While the demand for newer machines is not that bullish the existing population of machines is fully optimised to undertake current developmental activities in mining and infrastructure. Ranjit Ravindran, Business Head – Mining, Voltas, shares more on the market dynamics.
With roads closed between China and Kazakhstan amid COVID-19, SDLG transformed its delivery system from trucks to trains to ensure local dealer TOO Sevalo Engineering Machinery Kazakhstan has the necessary inventory to meet demands.
ODE is a new office and residential building currently under construction in the heart of Amsterdam on an area of 75,000 sq m. Seven WOLFF tower cranes are at the site to support the successful completion of the project.
Gala Precision Engineering announced the successful development and distribution of wedge lock washer GALLOCK®. These washers are used to safely secure bolted joints exposed to heavy vibrations and dynamic load.
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?
Considering further revenue loss and anticipated reduced demand for the upcoming months, we expect more packages from the government, says VG Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter India.
India is becoming a prominent market for tunnel boring machines (TBMs). In the coming years, TBMs in more numbers are expected in Indian construction projects.
In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.
The OTR tyre industry in India is anticipated to exhibit significant growth by 2025, if the government targets to complete all the planned projects within the desired time frame, writes Karan Chechi.
Developing new ports and terminals and the revival of old infrastructure at major ports in the country are expected to open up new opportunities for port equipment companies.
According to reports, Kerala's off-budget funding agency KIIFB has set a target of achieving Rs 200-billion infrastructure spending by the end of the next financial year.
The Central Government's latest announcement on investment in infrastructure has revalidated the mood that was set by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at EXCON this December.
In spite of the current slowdown, tyre market for off-highway applications is going to revive in the coming years due to an anticipated pick up in infrastructure developments in future.
From March 10-14, 2020, Liebherr?s innovative products will be on display at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. Liebherr is showcasing an extensive selection of earthmoving and construction equipment at its outdoor booth #F5258 at the Festival Grounds.
Over 35 self-developed high-end tower cranes produced by Zoomlion completed lifting operations for the Pingtan road-rail bridge project, the world?s longest road-rail cross-sea bridge. As Zoomlion set a new benchmark in metocean engineering with customised machinery for what is described as the ?the world?s most difficult? bridge construction project.
Semperit is one of the oldest rubber companies in the world with a multi-product portfolio. With four large state-of-the-art manufacturing units with a single global quality approach, Semperit offers reliable product range.
Founded in 2001 in Breganze, Italy, MB Crusher is the world leader in production and supply of attachments - crusher and screening buckets, drum cutters and grapples - for excavators, loaders, backhoe loaders and skid-steer loaders.
As a pioneer in excavator technology in India, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has been at the forefront by consolidating its leadership position in the construction and mining equipment industry.
In four decades of operations in India, JCB has grown to become a full-range construction infrastructure equipment partner offering indigenous, innovative and versatile solutions of One-Global-Quality.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. Having started operations in 1960 with its registered office in Pune, Atlas Copco (India) now has 22 offices across India.
The festival, organised by FIRST Construction Council in New Delhi from October 15-16, successfully brought together the public and private sector to discuss probable resolutions to impediments faced by the infrastructure sector.
Elgi Equipments, one of the world?s leading air-compressor manufacturers, exhibited its oil-free range of piston compressors for the railway segment at the 13th International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE), Asia?s largest rail transportation event.
For India to achieve its full potential in the mining sector, policymakers need to give a leg-up in lifting the mining sector on a high growth path. Jayanta Roy elaborates on the mining industry scenario in India.