BICES 2023: Full steam ahead for preparations

BICES will be held on September 20-23, 2023 in China.

ConExpo: Taking CE industry to the next level

The event outperformed expectations in terms of attendance, bringing over 1,39,000 professionals from the construction and fluid power industries. With more than 2,400 exhibitors from 36 countries and 3 million square feet of exhibit space, it became the largest trade show in North America.

ACE unveils India's first electric mobile crane

India’s First fully electric mobile crane with breakthrough tech and zero emissions

Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2023 - Highlights

The trade fair for construction equipment industry garners excitement!

We are going to be country’s first manufacturer of electric CE

Sorab Agarwal, Executive Director, Action Construction Equipment, speaks on the key products on display during bauma CONEXPO.

Zoomlion shines at Bauma!

Chinese construction machinery maker Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology drew wide attention at Bauma 2022. At a featured product release event held on October 24, Zoomlion launched 10-odd intelligent aerial work platform (AWP) products include scissor lift, straight boom and crank-type models, which won a number of prospective orders from clients in the Netherlands, Romania, Poland, Iraq, Switzerland, and Germany.

Zoomlion shines at Bauma!

Zoomlion launched 10-odd intelligent AWPs

Poised to higher grow

The demand for telehandlers has been increasing steadily, especially from the infrastructure construction and mining segments over the coming years.

Franna hosts a successful first-ever Open Day in India

The participants got a closer look at the newly-launched Franna FR-17 Crane

Our Indian products are now equipped with BSIV engines

Customers always need a product that can increase their productivity. With that they also focus on saving cost on fuel and maintenance.

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.

Animesh of Manitou: There is no defined market for telehandlers

Animesh Manna, National Sales Manager – Mining, Manitou South Asia, speaks on the latest products and solutions from the company for mining applications.

Gaining traction

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

JCB unveils tallest telehandler

JCB is going bigger and taller with its new eight-story-high rotating telehandler, the 512-83R, which it calls three machines in one. JCB says it can also serve as a crane or be equipped as an aerial work platform.

Mobile cranes with latest tech would be in good demand

The scenario in India is encouraging due to two reasons – first, the paradigm shift towards buying new cranes from importing used cranes; second, the increase in use of heavy duty mobile crane in construction, cement, steel, wind and power sectors.

There is a lot of pent-up demand in market that needs to be catered to

Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), elaborates on the company’s activities and the market trends post pandemic scenario.

Manitou consolidates parts brand for equipment

Manitou consolidates parts brand for equipment

Leavitt Machinery acquires Reliable Forklift

Leavitt Machinery, based in Surrey, British Columbia, has acquired Reliable Forklift Sales. Reliable, started in 2005 by Don and Mary Carlson, continues to experience tremendous growth year after year.

AWPs for safe and reliable operations

The post-pandemic conditions demand for safer and secure means of operations where AWPs will play a major role and will gain prominence in future.

Testing & Interesting Times

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.

We anticipate a quick recovery from the bottom

In a projects ElectroMech has a stated strategy of Cranes & Beyond. Tushar Mehendale, Managing Director, ElectroMech Material Handling Systems (India), elaborates more on the company’s activities and the market trends in post-pandemic scenario., the ongoing projects simply cannot be stopped and these need to be completed and taken to their logical conclusion. Hence, when it comes to crane orders for big projects under execution, the orders are still being finalised in the industry. The pandemic had put a pause on the entire activity in the market for a few months. However, the market has almost got back to the pre-pandemic days and business seems to be back to normal.

JLG appoints Skytech as distributor in Russia

JLG Industries, Inc announced the appointment of SkyTech in Russia as distributor for the Volga Federal District of Russia

JLG X33J PLUS on a special mission

JLG’s new 33-m crawler boom, X33J Plus used as a professional solution for a convincing result.

Terex AWP announces leadership change

Terex Corporation announced that John L Garrison, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Terex Corporation, will take on additional responsibilities as President, Terex AWP

We plan to expand our facility to cater the growing demand

Aerial work platform (AWP) provides complete safety to work at heights. Daedalus is a company that provides AWP products and solutions indigenously.

Accessing New Heights

The use of aerial work platforms in India is still to gather momentum, in spite of the growing construction and urban infrastructure development. Increased awareness on safety among the end-users and a growing rental market are expected to drive the market in future.

National Infrastructure Pipeline Gets Set to Flow

The Union Budget 2020-21 heralds the roadmap for investing Rs 103 trillion in the next five years.

Our customer-centric approach drives us to offer customised solutions

Currently, the industry is facing a slowdown, which is expected to last for two to three quarters. However, moving forward, it will witness higher demand amid the government's resolve to build world-class infrastructure and the digitalisation of manufacturing processes for rolling out technically advanced equipment.

Puncture-proof tyres for severe-duty applications

Semi-solid industrial tyres and PU foam-filled tyres are puncture-proof tyres that help reduce total cost of ownership and cost per hour.

JLG? SkySense? delivers advanced operator experience

JLG Industries, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is now offering its SkySense technology for most boom and scissor lifts.

Terex AWP celebrates production milestone

Within two months, the Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou plant will celebrate the production of the 1,000th Genie? GS?-1330m scissor lift, introduced globally in early 2019, manufactured in the factory.

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

ACE launches nx360o crane in mumbai

Action Construction Equipment (ACE) has always believed in introducing new models in the pursuit of innovation and customer interest.

Zoomlion Launches AWPs

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co (Zoomlion) launched eight new aerial work platform models.

Building India's Future

Completing 15 years of operations in India in 2019, Terex AWP looks forward to continuing its legacy of productivity and safe working at height in the market.

Haulotte innovations

Haulotte proves its knowhow and demonstrates its ability to once again place innovation at the heart of its strategy.

Haulotte innovations

Haulotte proves its knowhow and demonstrates its ability to once again place innovation at the heart of its strategy.

JLG and Dana join hands on electric axles

Dana Inc announced its collaboration with JLG to develop an advanced Spicer ? Electrified ? e-Axle as part of JLG?s electrification initiative.

Zoomlion presents 43 flagship products at bauma 2019

At bauma 2019, Zoomlion is introducing groundbreaking technologies and sustainable products, including concrete machinery, hoisting equipment, tower cranes, dry mortar equipment, aerial work platforms and forklifts.

Snorkel launches telehandlers at World of Concrete 2019

Leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms, Snorkel, is celebrating the start of its 60th year in business with the launch of two new telehandlers at World of Concrete 2019.

ACE launches multi-activity cranes

A CE has recently launched NX Series NextGen Multi-Activity Cranes. As the name suggests, these new NX Series cranes perform multiple tasks apart from crane operations, thereby adding versatility and providing multi-purpose utilisation for the users.

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.

Growth ahead, no skidding!

According to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019, India's GDP growth is expected to accelerate to 7.6 per cent in 2019-20 from an estimated 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal ending March 2019.

Trident: a single-point source For AWP tyres

Rental companies are the largest owners of aerial work platforms (AWPs). For them, crew safety, maximum machine uptime and low operating costs are critical success factors.

ACE launches multi-activity cranes

ACE has recently launched the NX series NextGen multi-activity cranes. These new series cranes perform multiple tasks apart from crane operations, thereby adding versatility and providing multi-purpose utilisation for the users.


Growth in the construction and material handling equipment market has pushed the prospects of small and medium range OTR tyres.

Zoomlion launches Aerial work Platforms

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co (Zoomlion) launched eight new aerial work platform models.

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.

New small platform for all JLG engine-powered boom lifts

JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced that all JLG engine-powered boom lifts can now be equipped with a 91.44 cm (3-ft) platform.

Riwal added to JLG distributorship

JLG Industries, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has appointed Riwal as its sole distributor for Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.

JLG launches certified BIM compatible product library

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced the launch of a BIM library on its website.

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.

Gemini holds AWP event

Gemini recently organised a specially curated event ?The AWP Junction? aimed at sharing its products and services with the rapidly growing aerial work platform (AWP) market of India.

AWPs: Safe working at heights

There is always risk involved in working at heights. Introduction of aerial work platforms has made it easy for workers perform well without any risk of falling, leading to timely completion of the work with higher productivity.

The race has begun

'Infrastructure 2.0' was the theme of our 10th Annual issue of Equipment India. The 5th Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO Forum held on February 16, 2018 in Delhi also hovered on the same theme.

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.

Mobilising growth

Tyres are important components of a vehicle or machine for making it mobile. When we think about tyres, the first thing coming into our minds is a vehicle. Automobile is the largest user of tyres.

Converting challenges to opportunities

A long way to go and difficulties and challenges to face, for them it is all about converting these challenges into opportunities. Mayur Alandkar, Co-founder, elaborates more on the firm and its ambition.

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.

Terex AWP names Arjun Mirdha as new Chief Commercial Officer

Arjun Mirdha has been appointed as Genie Chief Commercial Officer for Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP). In this newly created role, Mirdha will have global responsibility for all aspects of the commercial side of the Terex AWP business for the Genie brand, including sales, commercial operations, marketing, parts, services and lifecycle solutions.

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.

Access market for new machines has grown by 24 per cent

Although there has been an increase in awareness of the use of access equipment for safe and productive work at heights, compared to matured markets of Europe, the US, South America, Australia, Singapore, the Middle East, Japan, South Korea and China the growth in India has been dismal and nowhere close to its potential.

Puncture-proof Tyres for Severe-Duty Applications

Tyres are the only connect between the vehicle and the terrain hence ensuring that tyres are reliable, safe, performance worthy any time and every time, is critical specially for severe duty applications such as construction, industrial plant, mining, recycling, scrap handling etc.

We expect a business growth of 15-20 per cent in 5 years

AKSH has a vision to become the leading Indian manufacturer of slew ring bearings with world-class engineering and product quality. Pratik Gokhale, Director - Sales and Marketing, AKSH Manufacturing Pvt Ltd, elaborates on the company's presence in the market and future plans.

New Generation XC Booms

The new generation of Genie XC boom lifts are designed to exceed customers' expectations.

Telehandlers can gather a steady momentum in future

Telehandlers are versatile machines and have a wide range of applications across sectors. They are used in infrastructure, construction, mining, metals and minerals, logistics, ports and shipyards etc.

Puncture-proof Tyres for Severe Duty Applications

Tyres are the only connect between the vehicle and the terrain hence ensuring that tyres are reliable, safe, performance worthy any time and every time, is critical specially for severe duty applications such as construction, industrial plant, mining, recycling, scrap handling etc.

Mtandt Group Founder passes away

Rajkumar Modi, the founder and acting Chairman of the board of Mtandt Group,passed away in Chennai. He was 71 years old. ?The Modi family and employees are saddened by the passing of Rajkumar Mod

Terex AWP sales down 17.5percent

Terex Corp?s aerial work platform division recorded 17.5 per cent fall in sales at $379 million in the final quarter of the year to 31 December with operating profit down more than half to $18.2 million.

Indian customers are gradually becoming safety conscious

Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) can make a difference in a company?s day to day operation. There is a broad spectrum of models with a variety of lift heights suitable for almost any work requirement.


Aerial work platforms are not just machines that ensure safety to people when they are working at height but alongside it vastly increases productivity. Work can be done more efficiently and quickly, and timelines can be met.


Although there are no landmark announcements in this year?s Budget, a special thrust on transport infrastructure development and affordable housing will definitely gift some market opportunities to the CE segment.

On A High!

High-rise construction is catching up momentum with more and more sky scrapers of 300 m and above are coming up in India. With these high-rise constructions, Indian construction industry is gradually moving towards the next level of technology which has necessitated the use of new and improved construction equipment to meet the demand of safe and quality construction.

Oerlikon Drive Systems to showcase innovations at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Oerlikon Drive Systems segment, with its two brands Oerlikon Fairfield and Oerlikon Graziano, will display its latest high-tech solutions for all types of construction and mobile machinery applications at the ConExpo-Con/Agg exhibition at the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 7-11, in South Hall 3 Space # S81015.

Disruptive Concrete Equipment Technologies Emerging

Off late, there have been numerous disruptive technologies and equipment concepts introduced to Indian markets. Earlier most of these were only available to highly developed countries like USA or European Union where mechanisation and process integration has been of essence, to counter act lack of adequate manpower.


BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 was the right platform for the exhibitors to unveil their cutting-edge products, technologies and solutions. Many exhibitors launched their new technologies and products at the expo, while others showcased their industry leading solutions.

We have a fleet of 110 units and still expanding

Eastman Logistics and Infrastructure is a flagship company of the Eastman Group. Eastman has its working presence all over India. The promoters of the company have a vast experience of 40 years in the equipment rental and logistics industry.

We plan to launch a slew of new products

We are growing at a steady pace. In India, over the next few years the earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) industry is expected to grow at a tremendous CAGR of 20-25 per cent.

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.

Mtandt Group plans to invest $100 mn

The Mtandt Group, pioneer in bringing aerial work platforms and portable roads in India, announced investment of $100 million into setting up manufacturing facility and enhancing rental equipment inventory.

Puncture-Proof Tyres for Severe-duty Applications

Tyres are the only connect between the vehicle and the terrain hence ensuring that tyres are reliable, safe, performance worthy anytime and every time, is critical specially for severe duty applications such as construction, industrial plant, mining, recycling, scrap handling etc.

We strongly believe in the quality of JLG equipment and their prompt service.

Swastik Corporation is a leading equipment rental company for the past 10 years, based out of Chennai with branches/operations in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Ahmedabad. Our core focus is into rental of aerial work platforms - boom lifts

Genie announces new generation XC booms

To adapt to today?s widespread need to enable people to work at height safely with increasingly heavy loads using a single machine, Genie? Xtra Capacity (XC) boom lifts have been introduced, which are designed to work in more applications that require higher capacities.

New Preventive Maintenance Protocol

Streamlined scissor lift care reduces, or even eliminates, procedures - saving time and money. Maintenance time and costs are reduced up to 20 per cent with a new consolidated maintenance protocol for Genie? GS?scissor lift models worldwide.

Puncture-proof Tyres

Trident offers solid/semi-solid industrial tyres and PU foam filling tyres that make tyres 100 per cent puncture-proof. Industrial and construction equipment such as aerial work platforms, tyres and PUetc, are normally fitted with pneumatic tyres.

Terex AWP opens Changzhou Phase II facility

Drummers and dragon dancers dazzled attendees celebrating the opening of the Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou Phase II manufacturing facility.

A One-stop-shop for Rentals

Want equipment on rent and are faced with limited, non-trustworthy options; Unhappy with the limited offline sources or non-curated online sources; Want to save capital, operator and maintenance cost by renting an equipment

A Strategy of Continuous Improvements

Haulotte?s new range of telehandlers offers improved performance in their respective applications. Haulotte Group, one of the leading manufacturers of aerial work platforms (AWPs)

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth

Bauma 2016 - the biggest trade show on earth - spread across over 608,503 sq m (1.5 lakh acres) exceeded expectations this year with a participation of 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries and the presence of about 580,000 visitors from 200 countries.

We expect a CAGR of 10 per cent during 2016-2020 in material handling sector

With the Prime Minister?s ambitious plan of ?Make In India? taking root, we expect to see good growth in manufacturing and consequently in logistics and distribution activities for the next few years,? says Cavas Dumasia, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Godrej Material Handling Division.

Material Handling: Meteoric Rise

Modern warehousing and inter modal logistics industry initiatives in India, have redefined how business is conducted in the country in most industry sectors as well as its geographic regions.

Safe and Productive

The developed market saw the use of AWPs decades ago. Such machines were in demand by users, for two reasons: safety and speed of work.

Puncture-proof Tyres for Severe Duty Applications

Tyres are the only connect between the vehicle and the terrain hence ensuring that tyres are reliable, safe, performance worthy anytime and every time, is critical specially for severe duty applications such as construction, industrial plant, mining, recycling, scrap handling etc

Impressive Showcase by CASH Industry

Excon 2015, in CASH domain, witnessed a plethora of equipment aggregates, sub- assemblies, components and IT solutions for OEMs in their equipment, as original suppliers and in the aftermarket space, descending on the scene of action.

Safety and Productivity at Heights

With the projects are going taller, demand for safe and productive vertical reach equipment is on the rise. Working at height has always been associated with a risk factor.

Outlook 2016 Positive

IMF economists predict 7.9 per cent GDP growth for India in 2016, subject to continuity of investments in infrastructure and implementation of significant commercial reforms like GST

Our warranty terms are standard as per the norms of the AWP industry

The biggest challenge that we face in India when it comes to purchase of an aerial work platform (AWP) is the lack of awareness. The concept of SAFETY FIRST is still lacking across sectors and this is something which needs to be given topmost importance.

Gaining Traction

With a major thrust on infrastructure development by the government, coupled with the ?Make in India? programme, the Indian telehandler industry is poised for an unprecedented and exponential growth.