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India’s Infrastructure Boom: Air Compressor’s Vital Role

Air compressors are versatile tools that enhance efficiency, safety, and productivity in constructing and maintaining infrastructure, write Ramesh Kumar G.

Breathing Life into Projects

Air compressors are essential in the construction, maintenance, and repair work at infrastructure project sites.

Breathing Life into Projects

Air compressors are essential in the construction, maintenance, and repair work at infrastructure project sites.

Use of Air Compressors in Infra

Electric and diesel-powered screw air compressors have become indispensable tools in the construction and infrastructure industry, providing a reliable compressed air source for various applications, writes Ramesh Kumar G.

New energy equipment at BICES 2023

BICES has clearly become a significant platform and support for the construction machinery industry.

Schwing Stetter honoured by Leadership Management International

Schwing Stetter India, one of the country’s leading construction and concreting equipment manufacturer, was recently honoured as the “World Client of the Year” at a conference held by Leadership Management® International (LMI), a world leader in organisational and leadership development.

Schwing Stetter honoured by Leadership Management International

The company has been honoured with "World Client of the Year"

Cummins showcases 15L fuel-agnostic engine platform

At CONEXPO, Cummins showcased its new fuel-agnostic 15-liter engine platform with hydrogen, natural gas and advanced diesel engines offering low-to-zero carbon fuel capability.

Liebherr: 2022 business year with new record turnover

Compared to the previous year, the company recorded a turnover growth of Euro 950 mn

Liebherr to showcase 30 exhibits from 7 categories at Conexpo 2023

Liebherr construction machines on the outdoor grounds at booth F9253, Liebherr components at booth S80821 in the South Hall

Building a strong foundation

As India’s infrastructure modernisation drive gathers steam, there is a concomitant rise in demand for foundation equipment across the spectrum.

Mining opportunities!

Government’s thrust on coal mining is expected to significantly impact demand for mining equipment.

“Digitalisation plays a major role in today’s mining operation.”

Animesh Nandy, National Sales Manager, (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka), Epiroc Mining India, speaks on the current scenario of underground mining in India.

Anirban Sen of Epiroc: Companies are moving more towards green & clean operations

Anirban Sen of Epiroc Mining India speaks on government’s focus on Atmanirbhar Bharat, and how it would catapult growth for the CE market.

Second wave of pandemic has hit the production

Incorporated in 2002, SANY India was and offers the widest range of construction machinery in India and South Asia. Presently, SANY India offers products like excavators, truck mounted cranes, all-terrain and rough terrain cranes, crawler cranes, transit mixers, batching plants, boom pumps, trailer pumps, piling rigs, motor graders, pavers, compactors, reach stackers, rubber tyred gantry cranes, rail-mounted gantry cranes, mining equipment, wind turbine generators and many more. The company has already established a strong network of around 28 dealers and 135+ outlets across India to cater to the growing demand and provide sales and service support to all its customers and associates.

Schwing Stetter India joins the fight against Covid-19

Schwing Stetter India, one of the largest manufacturers of concreting and construction equipment’s across the country, announced that it has converted a floor in one of its existing building of its factories – F75 unit in Sri Perumbadur into a Covid care centre.

We believe that it will take at least a year for the market to stabilise

Incorporated in 1990, Suretech Infrastructure offers specialised infrastructure construction and foundation engineering equipment and materials to the building and construction industry, throughout the Indian Sub-Continent.

YoY demand for concrete equipment will be at 20-25% in today’s scenario

Incorporated in June 1998, and commencing its manufacturing operations in 1999, Schwing Stetter India is a 100 per cent subsidiary of Schwing GmbH, a $1.30 billion German concreting machinery manufacturer and a part of XCMG group.

Liebherr unveils three new machines in one new design

All the three new machine models gleam in a new design.

Rolls-Royce, ASI Mining to optimise MTU engines for autonomous operations

Rolls-Royce and ASI Mining have agreed to ensure compatibility of MTU engines and ASI?s Mobius command and control software for autonomous vehicles.

Wabtec wins drill motor deal with MEIL

Wabtec and Megha Engineering & Infrastructure (MEIL) announced an agreement for 143 AC drill motors to support an upcoming onshore rig replacement project for India?s state-owned petroleum explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). T

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

Sany Piling Rig SR 285R

The SR285RC10 rotary drilling rig is suitable for hard soil and rock drilling, widely used in pile foundation of civil engineering, expressway, bridge, high-rise buildings etc.

There is Tremendous growth opportunity in infra expansion

With the Indian infrastructure players fully appreciating the importance of foundation equipment only in the past few years, Casagrande is keen to partner with them to enhance efficiencies and productivity.

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.

The mining sector is poised to make significant strides

Epiroc covers a wide range of underground equipment needs with production and face drill rigs, loaders and trucks.

"Time for technology revolution in construction"

A typical road project that consumed 36-42 months five years ago for concept to completion, now stares at just 18-24 months.

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.

On Strong Foundation

Foundation equipment segment is back on action with a lot of equipment busy at various project sites across the country. The trend is expected to continue for the next few years.

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.

Productivity and cost are key in equipment selection

We are involved in almost all types of construction projects, both in India and abroad. We are the pioneers in pile foundation works in India and execute various kinds of piling works like cast-in-situ driven piles, precast driven piles, jointed precast piles, precast pre-bored piles, bored piles, steel piles, composite piles, marine piles etc.

SANY signs $ 86-million contract in Kuwait

SANY Heavy Industry signed a $86 million purchasing agreement with a Kuwaiti engineering construction contractor recently, which is SANY?s largest international order in the Middle East market so far.

Drilling to depths

The new elevated bridge approach for Vietnamese bridge in Haiphong is relying on a Liebherr LB36-410 to complete piles drilling through waterlogged ground on schedule.

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.

Machine control systems are the future in India

MOBA is a German company that provides automation solutions for moving machines. Speaking to EQUIPMENT INDIA, Samip Desai, National Manager, Moba Mobile Automation (I), explains the company's activities and solutions for the Indian market.

Playing Vital Role

Chicago Pneumatic?s high pressure compressors support unique blast hole drilling machines in India.

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.

Blasters go hydraulic

Australian Pump Industries? range of heavy-duty hydraulic drive high-pressure cleaners with pressures up to 500 bar (7,300 psi), have played a vital role in the drilling industry.

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.

Creating a strong foundation

The UAE-based piling contractor Delta Foundations Co is using its first Liebherr rotary drilling rig on a four-month contract to install the piling for a four-star hotel at Dubai?s Culture Village development.

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.

The Beginning of a Success Story

Bauer foundation piles support the glass dome of the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany; the 828-m-tall Burj Khalifa in Dubai stands on Bauer foundation piles - Bauer has influenced specialist foundation engineering since the mid 20th Century.

Hydraulic Grab Kit

Enteco presents its new SP-HG Kit (Hydraulic Grab). The SP-HG Kit is a technological innovation by Enteco

Hydraulic Grab Kit

Enteco presents its new SP-HG Kit (Hydraulic Grab). The SP-HG Kit is a technological innovation by Enteco which allows clients to construct diaphragm walls with their own E6050, or any other Enteco drilling rig equipped with an SP Kit (Enteco soil displacement technology) without having to buy a new dedicated rig specifically for diaphragm walls.

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

Hydraulic Motors & Valves

Motors and control valves are essential components of any hydraulically operated machine as they are instrumental in creating the required motion. To explain it simply through an analogy with the human body, motors can be compared to our limbs and control valves to our brain.

A New Seal Material on the Sunny Side

One of the harshest elements is the sun and its ultra-violet (UV) rays can have a highly deteriorating effect on sealing materials reducing seal life significantly. This can lead to frequent maintenance requirements and extended downtime, impacting the productivity of manufacturers and operators.

Underground Challengers

Every underground excavation poses a unique set of challenges. Technically superior and sometimes application-specific, underground excavation equipment challenge the challenges.

We procure new and used equipment depends on the scope of utilisation

Simplex Infrastructures is one of the largest infrastructure solutions providers in India and the Middle East having presence in across eight first growing industry verticals.Samar Ghoshdastidar, Technical Director, Simplex Infrastructures, provides an in-depth overview on the company?s equipment procurement procedures.

Laying Strong Foundation

India?s drive for infrastructure development has already commenced resulting in increased usage of foundation equipment. Their demand is expected to grow further in the coming years.

A Dynamic Show

The six-day Intermat Paris 2015 show was truly dynamic and a stepping stone in the growth path of the industry in the coming years. A report. The 10th Intermat show held on April 20-25, 2015

We are planning to acquire more mining equipment

In the open pit mining, the country has come up well to adopt the latest technologies; not only our company but many of our competitions are also doing well with the new technologies.

HR 260 Drilling Rig

The HR 260 is a self-erecting 75-tonne drilling rig for drilling large diameters both by the conventional kelly bar drilling system and by execution of direct rotary drilling with casing tubes and even use a casing oscillator as an optional.

We cater to clients for complete hydraulic solutions

As indigenous earthmoving and construction equipment players decide to push forward, we would like to cater to their hydraulic needs better, says Raj Dabholkar, Director, Tucson Hydrocontrols. Excerpts from the interview

Lets Integrate Your Equipment

Murphy by Enovation Controls, now celebrating 75 glorious years, works with its customers to pull together the equipment package making it user-friendly, safe, more intuitive and ultimately more efficient.

Piling Deep for Solid Growth

In a highly competitive market space hitherto rigged with challenge, the piling industry has responded positively by developing and launching advanced rigs. The piling technology with latest monitoring features could help increase productivity and reduce overall cost of a project.

Liebherr LRB 155 Breaking Ground in India

Liebherr piling and drilling rig LRB 155 is helping Menard Asia in India for a design and build ground improvement project from Hindalco's Muri aluminium plant in Jharkhand. Menard, a global design and build ground improvement company having presence across the globe has bagged under the umbrella of Menard Asia in India .

It is our combination of hardware, software and application knowledge that makes us leaders

We will be investing around $2.5 million purely on the manufacturing set-up. Since we are focused on technology and engineering, our investments are primarily on engineering and technology

Gates India stellar show at Excon

Gates India, an active participant right from the first edition of the exhibited the latest in their portfolio to meet the challenging demands of the customers and also launched three new products. Gates exhibited a range of hydraulic and industrial hoses and power transmission belts used in the various segments of the construction, earthmoving and mining machines. The MegaSys range of hoses and couplings, the micro V and synchronous belts used on large engines attracted the visitors attention a

The Preferred Partner

In-depth understanding of markets and market dynamics, 17 commercial subsidiaries, four mobile production facilities in four continents and a wide range of high technology power conversion systems, make Bonfiglioli a long-standing global player for mobile and construction solutions.

Sany India Launches Slew of Products

With these new launches Sany India is all set to enhance its presence further in the Indian market.Sany Heavy Industries launched a slew of products during Excon 2013 which includes the excavator SY 210 C-9, hydraulic rotary drilling rig SR280RII, hybrid truck crane:-HTC-750, mining truck.

Low Headroom Rigs from MAIT

Breakthrough technologyMAIT has launched a new line of drilling rigs called Low Headroom Rigs (LHR). These rigs provide the high torque required for drilling big diameter bores with a short mast. The engines used on these rigs are confirming to the latest emission norms.

Sandvik launches products

Sandvik Construction introduced its CH550 cone crusher and DH350 surface drill rig to the African market at the bauma Africa show. Based on the company's Hydrocone design, the CH550 is said to ensure the lowest operating costs per tonne for a wide range of materials and applications.

We have taken up the dealership of Beretta micro piling and anchoring drilling rigs

There is an overall economic slowdown in the market. However, we are confident that once the market conditions improve, there will be a tremendous demand again for foundation equipment as this is the equipment which is required for all major projects involving foundation work, says Surajit Mukherjee, Managing Director, Suretech. Excerpts from the interview.

The Liebherr foundation equipment performs excellently

The Liebherr foundation equipment is known for their robust steel structure which delivers unmatched strength and quality. Features like PDE, PDR and LiDAT gives us an edge over the competition, says Ghananeel Molankar, Sales Manager, Liebherr India.

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.

bC India holds promise for Bauer

The four main targets for Bauer Maschinen and their Indian affiliate, Bauer Equipment India, were discussion forum and meeting place, presentation of drilling rigs, presentation of drilling tools, and presentation of service and training aspects.

Bauer is committed towards producing safe, highly productive and fuel....

Re-affirming our commitment to and our conviction about the Indian market, we have also extended our Valueline range with new products, the BG 26 and BG30 rigs for bigger diameter and deeper piles with Kelly drilling, says Jagpal Singh, Managing Director, Bauer Equipment India. Excerpts from the interview.

BAUER BC Trench Cutter Technology

BAUER hydraulic trench cutter system, the most advanced excavation system, has opened new horizons for the use of the diaphragm wall technique in terms of quality, safety and speed. The constant or even exponential increase of population density in urban agglomeration areas is a global trend.

Boost your efficiency with Bauer Training

BAUER has set up the BAUER Training Center GmbH (BTC) as a subsidiary of the mother company BAUER AG. The company has been established as "Your partner for customer and business partner trainings". A lot of modern foundation equipment is flowing into the booming construction market in India.

Reverse Circulation Drilling Rig

Reverse circulation drilling system (RCD), also known as air-lift system, is that compressed air is injected into the drill pipe below water level just above the drill bit.

Efficient and economical equipment for ICE

New solutions for big diameter drilling to micro piles and sheet pile installation. In the changing Indian construction environment, companies are continuously searching for new

Liebherr rotary drilling rig in Turkey

Geoteknik used Liebherr drilling tools to encounter the difficult soil conditions at a drilling site in Turkey.

Liebherr is open to feasible customised solutions...

When it comes to equipment selection, fuel and energy efficient parameters are con?si?dered to be the two major parameters that constitute the operating cost of a machine,

Bauer is committed to fuel-efficient and environment....

Bauer is globally known for its advanced and innovative solutions in foundation industry. So, our key strength is our technology, continuous research and development for new, more efficient equipment and their applications,

BAUER's BG-ValueLine

The BG ValueLine drill rigs are fully dedicated to Kelly drilling and ideally suitable for the majority of standard bored piling works in India.

BAUER Drilling Tools

The usage of BAUER BG drilling rigs with high torque and the ability to push the tool simultaneously under high crowd pressure against the bottom of the borehole makes it possible to drill rock with high compressive strength.

Bauer In-house Exhibition 2012

Bauer Maschinen GmbH welcomes the world of special foundation construction in Germany. Bauer Maschinen welcomed over 2,000 guests from all over the world to the traditional In-House Exhibition.

Sany India firms up its position

Sany excavator 4S facility dealership showroom is now open in Gadag, Karnataka. Sany Heavy Industry India, one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in India, held an inauguration ceremony of an exclusive

BG 20 H Drill Rig

The idea of Bauer Maschinen GmbH to develop heavy duty drilling rigs is to achieve the maximum performance out of all installed components, and so to guarantee maximum efficiency in both the economical and also the ecological aspect.

Is the growth story sustainable?

It is crystal clear, to reach world-class levels, infrastructure needs a tremendous boost for the next several years; this will augur well for the CE sector where most of the major players continue to upgrade capacity and widen product lines.

We are prepared to meet all demands at competitive prices

All our equipment are manufactured using the latest technology engines with Tier-3 and 4 emission norms. But the increasing cost for input materials is a big challenge, says Tejdeep Singh Sehmbey, Managing Director, Rotary Construction Machinery India.

Our core competence is wide range of latest products

We have a wide range of products like core drilling, reverse circulation drilling, pole drilling, blast hole drilling and roof bolt drilling, says TT Paranthaman, Managing Director, PRD Rigs India.

New rental company in Poland

Viatron, a new rental company in Gydnia, Poland, purchased a Grove GTK1100 for projects across Poland, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. The crane has already completed its first jobs, including the refur?bishment of an offshore drilling platform in Gdansk

Ural Trucks on a Roll

The Ural Aryan range of heavy-duty trucks is all about efficiency and convenience. In 2005, the four-decade old, Kolkata-based Motijug Agencies decided to enter into an exclusive technical tie-up with Miass-based Russian heavy-duty truck-maker, Uralaz.

Liebherr Drilling Rig at Work

Liebherr rotary drilling rig LB 24 with Kelly drilling application is being used for bridge construction in Dingolfing-Landau, Germany.

We keep an accident-and-incident register at every site and office

There is quite some good improvement in the in-built safety features in the machines, but it still needs work, says SM Roy, Chief Executive Officer, Lanco Infratech.

Bauer's Integral Services

Bauer Equipment India offers its customers not only special foundation equipment but also solutions for their special foundation and construction projects.

Upgrade codes and specs

A shift towards better, advanced and environment-friendly industry practices depends not only on the exposure to such technology but also on how fast we can imbibe and adopt the same, and how fast we can upgrade the existing codes and specs that will help raise the bar of quality and content.

We are launching the XP series piling and crawler drilling rigs

Casagrande offers Indian contractors custom-made solutions to suit the demands for all kinds of geotechnical engineering, piling rigs, diaphragm wall equipment, hydromills, CSM, displacement piles, CFA technology, anchor drilling, micro drilling and jet grouting rigs, says Giuliano Feruglio, Commercial Director, Casagrande SpA.

Liebherr is moving towards fuel-efficient technology products

Liebherr offers a wide range of deep foundation machinery: rotary drilling rigs (LB), piling and drilling rigs (LRB), piling rigs with fixed and swinging leader (LRH), and duty cycle crawler cra?nes (HS).

The rigs we supply are examples of utmost technological innovation

Our target is to supply 135 units this year (Jan to Dec) and we expect to grow by 20 per cent for the next five years, says DV Brahme, Regional Manager, Mait India Foundation Equipment.

Gmmco ties up with Junttan

Gmmco has recently tied up with Junttan OY, pioneers in the hydraulic piling technology. Junttan hydraulic piling hammers and other foundation equipment are complementary products to Gmmco?s existing marketing programme.

On A Solid Foundation

The market for foundation equipment appears to be quite buoyant with increased demand in the infrastructure segment, particularly in the power, steel, ports and transportation sectors.

Bauer sells TBA 300 rig

Bauer Group announced the sale of its first deep-drilling rig type TBA 300. The rig developed and manufactured by the group company Bauer Maschinen GmbH, has been bought by a Venezuelan oil-drilling company.

Towards Global Growth

JCR Drillsol offers a customised range of drilling activities from water well exploration to mining and construction.

Bauer range at Conexpo

The Bauer Maschinen Group will exhibit a broad spectrum of its specialist foundation equipment, showcasing new and innovative ideas for Conexpo.