The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic brought us to a complete standstill. However, several companies have rose to the occasion and have come forward to help hospitals treating Covid-19 patients by supplying medical oxygen.
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.
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.
Strengthening its foothold in the concreting equipment market, AJAX would be introducing new products in the forthcoming customer interface platforms to help customers to steer their business with increased speed, greater flexibility and enhanced quality.
Orrisa Mining Corporation (OMC) has awarded its iron ore mining contract to Kalinga Commercial Corporation (KCCL) for its Gandamardhan Hill top mine located at Keonjhar.
Leaks in the air compressors often tend to get ignored, but they can be a considerable source of energy wastage in an industrial compressed air system. The method of leak quantification can help in formulating a strategy to take a sustainable action on the compressed air leaks. How should you prioritise fixing quantified leaks and why is air audit expertise necessary in doing so? Conrad Latham of Atlas Copco explains.
A reputed contractor in the eastern part of India found an ideal solution in the crusher bucket BF60. One of its esteemed clients is a well-known construction company in the Northeastern part of India. They are primarily into road construction and have a fleet of various types of construction equipment.
Infrastructure is a silver lining in the pandemic for many States. With the lockdowns in place in most States during 2020 and reduced vehicle traffic, crews continued their road work and were getting more work done than usual.
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.
In the current scenario of Covid-19 impact on the market, KION India is ready with the offering to manage labour shortage and no-contact material handling. Sunil K Gupta, President, KION India, shares more on the market trends and the company’s plans.
Alok Kumar Verma, Director – Mining Business (India Region), Hexagon Mining, elaborates on the mining scenario in India and how digital solutions can transform the industry.
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.
Tekla Structures helped Precast India Infrastructures to produce a large number of precast elements, address critical geometries, implement MEP requirements and a lot more, quite easily and well within the specified project timeline.
The automobile industry inclusive of the off highway and mobile machinery are cost sensitive at the same time technology craving industries. To keep pace with technological advancements these industries constantly invest heavily in research and development projects.
Rather than exempting certain type of vehicles out of green tax, like alternate fuels like CNG, ethanol, LPG and vehicles used in farming such as tractor, harvester, tiller, etc. the policy should be driven for all internal combustion engine-based vehicles checking for the pollution levels, writes Prasad Sreeram.
Globally, sales of construction machinery fell by three per cent in 2020, but the Chinese market grew by 30 per cent, so the global market excluding China actually slowed by 17 per cent.
Shriram Automall India (SAMIL), an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, is India’s first-ever service provider to offer a well-organised and transparent platform for the exchange of pre-owned vehicles and equipment.
Vedanta, India’s largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for value-creation from bauxite residue (red mud), which is a by-product generated during processing of bauxite into alumina using the Bayer process.
Factors such as demand for reliable electricity, which is growing across the world on account of industrial expansion and development of commercial infrastructure are driving the diesel power engine market.
Purvanchal Expressway is a prestigious greenfield project under construction in India. It commences near village Chand Sarai, located at Lucknow-Sultanpur Road (NH-731), district Lucknow and concludes near village Haidaria on National Highway No.19, before 18 km of Uttar Pradesh-Bihar border, in district Ghazipur.
“AJAX ARGO Self-Loading Concrete Mixer (SLCM) delivers ‘Maximum Productivity for Your Investment’ says Ajay Aneja, Chief Marketing Officer, AJAX Engineering
Established in May 1964 as a public sector undertaking for manufacturing rail coaches and spare parts and mining equipment, BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers) has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 per cent of total equity and rest 46 per cent is held by public, financial institutions, foreign institutional investors, banks and employees.
BKT Tires will be the official tyre partners for Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the forthcoming T-20 League.
The order for Cameroon has been received from Ministry of Economy, Planning & Regional Development (MOEPRD), Government of Cameroon for supply of 71 units of construction equipment consisting of bulldozers, excavators, wheel loaders, motor graders and compactors for their Cassava farm project.
The BE1800D hydraulic excavator is ‘Make in India’ equipment; designed, developed and produced in-house at the BEML’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in KGF complex.
AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, has underscored how digital transformation will help to maximise business returns while also optimising sustainability in a post-pandemic world.
Komatsu has launched an updated version of the PC210LCi-11, its smallest excavator equipped with intelligent Machine Control (iMC), the company's fully-integrated system for semi-automatic grading functions.
Bridges form an essential part of modern day economic and transportation systems. They can be used to connect islands that can span several kilometres into deep seas, connect stretches of separated lands - as well as joining cities, separated by lakes and rivers.
Ajax Engineering, the world’s largest manufacturer of self-loading concrete mixers (SLCMs), has recently earmarked around Rs 100 crore for allotment of land in Bengaluru from Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) as well as for building a new manufacturing facility.
The grader has a strong role in the pre-compaction stage and sub-base preparation with fine grading, spreading and levelling the ground. It uses a hydraulic blade to push large amounts of soil and can be adjusted with a simple lever by the operator.
L&T Construction & Mining Machinery hit a new milestone with the commissioning of 1000th Komatsu PC210-10M0 Hydraulic Excavator recently.
AJAX offers concrete batching plants in CRB, IRB and IBP series ranging between 20- 30-45-60-75-90-120 that goes up to 240 cum/hr.
The modernisation of ports is a prerequisite. The various policy measures announced in the sector are expected to increase investor confidence in the sector which in turn will translate into great opportunities for growth in the port equipment market.
Sustainability has been part of the road building conversation for decades. Yet improvements that make the methods and machines more environmentally friendly continue to gain momentum.
BEML is showcasing some of its prime products during AERO INDIA 2021, the biennial mega Aero exhibition, being held in Bangalore, from February 3-5, 2021.
Gmmco Ltd and Caterpillar Inc launched the new generation motor Grader SEM 915 on January 20, 2021. The event was hosted online and had enthusiastic participation from customers.
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.
For Chile, the Rio Maipo is a stroke of luck to supply the nearby capital Santiago with energy: In the mighty ‘Alto Maipo’ power plant project, the planners are relying on European and - in particular - German technology.
Like automotive industry, emerging advanced technologies are helping mining industry to upgrade as well as digitise their operations. According to various report, India is one of the largest exporters of iron ore, chromite, bauxite, mica and manganese.
Manitowoc Crane Care’s Didier Forest is a 32-year veteran of the company. He has co-authored several technical manuals on tower crane erection and trains Crane Care technicians at Manitowoc’s Training Center in Saint Pierre de Chandieu, France.
The EcoLine® cutting fluid offers multi-metal protection to bearings in shipping and storage and is an excellent environmentally sound alternative to petroleum derived products.
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
A W 210i and W 2100 precisely milled the spillway chute of the Oroville Dam, the highest dam in the USA. In this process, the milling contractor also benefited from cold milling specialist Wirtgen’s application experience in steep gradient milling.
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?
In spite of the current slowdown in the material handling equipment market due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market is expected to bounce back soon with new practices of safer handling in warehousing operations.
The foundation equipment market is driven by vibratory hammers and RCDs besides piling rigs. Surajit Mukherjee, Managing Director, Suretech Infrastructure, shares more on the market trends.
The Spanish Manufacturers Association of Construction, Public Works and Mining Equipment (ANMOPYC) will be present in Bauma Conexpo India 2016. It was founded in February 1982 as the only association representing the construction industry in Spain and recognised by the government authorities.
Bandra-Worli Sea Link (BWSL) is the first-of-its-kind civil engineering marvel on Mumbai?s coastline. With its cable-stayed towers soaring gracefully skywards, the sea link is a reflection of the modern infrastructure that Mumbai added in its progress towards becoming a world-class city.
VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV), a Volvo Group and Eicher Motors JV, inaugurated the modern and contemporary dealership for Eicher branded trucks and buses in Guwahati to strengthen the company's resolve and commitment to provide sales and after sales support to the rapidly growing customer base of Eicher in North East India.
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.
CFA and other advanced trends like micro piling are slowly being accepted, says Surajit Mukherjee, Managing Director, Suretech. Excerpts from the interview.