Hamm | HC Series: Advanced Engine Technology for Earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11t, are available with or without a drum drive.

A sustainable solution for waste management using Kleemann mobile screens

Kleemann MOBISCREEN MS 952 is double deck classifying screen equipped with 9.5 sq m screen casing.

What new construction equipment will 2022 bring?

The outlook on India’s construction equipment sector is optimistic since the country’s needs for infrastructure will continue to grow massively.

Concrete proof

Growth is round the corner for concrete equipment as market is projected to cross $1,300 million by 2024, exhibiting a CAGR of 13 per cent because of anticipated growth in the construction industry.

Wirtgen turning 60 – A driver of innovation with rich history

Construction machinery from Windhagen is in use all over the world today. In addition to Wirtgen cold milling machines, which are found on virtually every road rehabilitation job site, the machine manufacturer also produces technologically leading recyclers, soil stabilizers, slipform pavers, and surface miners.

We are a market leader in surface mining

Wirtgen is global market leader in the manufacturing of machines for cutting rock in open cast mining operations. Wirtgen surface miners cut primary resources such as coal, gypsum, iron ore, salt, phosphate, bauxite, limestone or granite, achieving high degrees of purity in the process.

Hamm | HC series: Advanced engine tech & best compaction for earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11 t, are available with or without a drum drive.

Hamm | HC series: Advanced engine technology for earthworks

Since August 2021, Hamm has supplied new compactor models from the HC series to the Indian market. The machines, weighing 11t, are available with or without a drum drive.

Latest drive tech for Vögele SUPER 1400i paver

The SUPER 1400i Universal Class paver is the first Vögele paver in the world to be fitted with an engine from the group’s parent company, John Deere, and as a result, the first to meet the more stringent CEV Stage IV emission standards.

Kleemann screening plants for iron ore mining in Odisha

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.

Mini Machines, Maximum Demand

The demand for compact equipment from urban projects is expected to continue.

Prinoth, Streumaster produce largest lime spreader on rubber tracks

Prinoth and Streumaster have teamed up to create the largest off-road lime spreader on the market for soil stabilisation, the companies say. A 13-cubic-meter (460-cubic-foot) Streumaster spreader has been mounted to a Prinoth T12 chassis on rubber tracks. “This size so far is the largest on the market on rubber tracks,” Prinoth says.

WIRTGEN: Driving excellence on greenfield pro-jects

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.

World Record in Concrete Paving

Patel Infrastructure Ltd, an established construction, development and maintenance service company created a history for a World Record by completing 1.28 km of and 8-Lane (2.56 km stretch of 4 lanes) Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway Project in just 24 Hrs.

Focus on infra to revive economic growth

The government’s focus on building infrastructure will create jobs and revive economic growth

Intelligent compaction!

Intelligent compaction rollers are equipped with technology that processes compaction data in real time for the roller operator.

Wirtgen Group machines lead to motorway rehabilitation in record time

Contractor Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung showed how to rehabilitate the surface and binder courses of a section of a motorway successfully in an incredibly short time.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

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.

Impressively Wide, Incredibly Accurate

The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is one of the most prestigious expressway projects in India in current time. The highway will start near Gurugram at Sohna and will end at JNPT, near Mumbai. With a total length of 1,353 km, the expressway is divided into 49 packages (31 packages in Delhi-Vadodara section, 13 packages in Vadodara-Mumbai section and five packages in Mumbai-JNPT section).

‘Mobiscreen Evo’ Screens in Action

Manufactured by the WIRTGEN GROUP in India, to be precise, in the local production and assembly plant in Pune, the mobile screening plants in the MOBISCREEN EVO line are successful all over the world.

World’s largest concrete paver commissioned

Wirtgen slipform paver SP 1600, the world’s largest concrete slipform paver was commissioned at Patel Infrastructure on February 25, 2020 for the construction of eight-lane Vadodara-Kim Expressway, a part of the Mumbai-New Delhi Expressway.

We will continue to innovate and expand: Ramesh Palagiri

Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India, speaks on the market opportunities

Biggest is the Best

Patel Infrastructure acquired the world's largest concrete paver from Wirtgen Group. The 18.75 m full paving width paver is currently working at the Vadodara-Kim Expressway project.

Wirtgen inaugurates machine finishing facility at Pune plant

Wirtgen India opened a state-of-the-art machine finishing facility at its Pune plant. Domenic Ruccolo, Chairman and CEO, Wirtgen Group, and Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India inaugurated the plant in the presence of customers, vendors and business partners.

Wirtgen Group Machines Construct Yogyakarta Airport

The first plane to land at the new Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) on the Indonesian island of Java was an A320 from Jakarta.

Wirtgen inaugurates machine finishing facility at Pune plant

Wirtgen India opened a state-of-the-art machine finishing facility at its Pune plant.

Driving Construction of New Istanbul Airport

The power of the Wirtgen Group is driving the construction of the biggest airport in the world: plants and machines from Wirtgen, V?gele, Hamm and Benninghoven are playing a vital part in the construction of the "New Istanbul Airport".

Wirtgen Group celebrates 25 years of success in India

The Wirtgen Group is celebrating its successful presence of "25 years in India". We would continue supporting our customers with the most innovative solutions and technologies in the road building and road rehabilitation, and mineral technologies in the construction equipment segment.

New technologies to reduce emission

Proper use of construction machinery plays an important role in reducing greenhouse gas in construction industry.


The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.


Fragmented aggregate mining, as well as issues related to regulations and liquidity, are threatening the growth of the crushing and screening equipment segment in India.

Performance tracker for milling work

Wirtgen has developed Performance Tracker, a solution that, for the first time, makes it possible to accurately and reliably document the actual milling work completed.

Concrete Future

Requirement of concrete in construction is expected to increase in the future with a slew of projects in the pipeline in real estate and infrastructure projects.

Digital job-site documentation

The new software-based application for road construction, WITOS Paving Docu allows paving data and delivery notes to be recorded and automates the sending of job-site reports. It is a practical, easy-to-use solution for small and medium-sized construction projects.

Wirtgen Group's Smart Synergies at bauma

The Wirtgen Group is showcasing its innovative road construction machinery among the company's around 120 exhibits and 13,000 sq m of exhibition space at bauma 2019.

Transforming Skill Landscape

Shortage of skilled operators has been a major challenge faced by the infrastructure and construction industry for the past many years.

Innovations from the world of compaction

HAMM is showing itself to be as innovative as ever at bauma 2019. The manufacturer is presenting innovations in all product segments, including a few world premieres.

New paving technologies

Paver market in India is picking up with the growing road construction projects. Both asphalt and concrete paver markets see positive growth in the coming years.

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.

Premium solutions from a single source

Wide range of products manufactured for the global market at the Wirtgen, Vgele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven will be showcased.

New solutions in road construction

The focus of this year's Road Technology Days held by the Wirtgen, V?gele and HAMM brands was on synergies, 3D applications and networked job site processes. The climax of the event was the live machine demonstrations.

Wirtgen Group showcase specialised road construction solutions

Some 4,000 customers and road construction experts from more than 80 countries flocked to the Road Technology Days held by Wirtgen, V?gele and HAMM on April 19 and 20.

New technologies gaining traction

The Wirtgen Group has been continuously innovating its products in the brands Wirtgen, Vogele, and Hamm. They are not only global market leaders but also innovation leaders, with the average age of a machine being not more than three years.

We are showcasing technologies for complete road construction process

The last few years have been very good with respect to awards and constructions of road projects. We expect this trend to continue with construction of 19 km/day and the government working towards 30 km/day.

Deere completes Wirtgen Group acquisition

Deere Company has completed its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group, the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. In June, Deere announced a definitive agreement to purchase the international privately-held company.

Wirtgen successfully trains slipform paver operators

The first two batches of 28 candidates successfully completed their training from Wirtgen Group?s facility to become qualified slipform paver operators.

Fulfilling the trenching needs

In Austria, a Wirtgen W 100 CFi compact milling machine with deep milling unit is being used for trenching prior to the laying of broadband cables - just before it sets to work milling off entire pavements.

Relying on Wirtgen's Cold Milling Range

Costello Industries relies exclusively on cold milling machines from Wirtgen.Costello Industries, Inc, a milling service provider based in Newington, CT, USA, has been rehabilitating highways, streets and bridges since 1945.

Deere to acquire Wirtgen Group

In an all-cash transaction deal, Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, a worldwide leading manufacturer of road construction equipment. The total transaction value is approximately ? 4.6 billion ($ 5.2 billion based on current exchange rates), including the assumption of net debt and other consideration.

Building Better Roads

The Ministry of Surface Transport has set an objective of building 40 km of roads a day from 2017-18 from the current level of 18 km a day. This has resulted in a paradigm shift in the use of road construction and rehabilitation methods and technologies.

Technology for Africa

Wirtgen supplies sophisticated and practical technologies that are designed for extreme working conditions.

Rehabilitating A5 highway

These days, highways surfaced exclusively with concrete or asphalt are something of a rarity in Germany, particularly in its more densely populated regions.

Innovative Solutions for Concrete Roads

Wirtgen Group is presenting three Wirtgen slipform pavers and a texture curing machine and a Kleemann mobile crusher at this year?s World of Concrete trade fair in Las Vegas.

We would showcase innovations across all our four brands

With the infrastructure development polices of this government, there is good demand and growth for the CE industry. The difference from last bC India, is that two years back, the new government in place had ambitious plans to develop the road sector. Now the plans are being executed well, and due to this there is an increase in demand for equipment.

Successful Rehabilitation of Asphalt Pavement

Fraport AG, operator of Frankfurt Airport, renews the surface course on the runways about every seven years, including the centre runway, the most-frequently used section.

Wirtgen Slipform Pavers in Building New Airport

Ulaanbaatar is the hub for the rising economy and centre of expansion for trade and industry. Mongolia is also the world?s second largest landlocked country and depends on aircraft traffic bringing in and taking out passengers and cargo.

Covering the Complete Process Chain

The Wirtgen Group is still growing and exponentiating its portfolio of products and services for the customer. With 14 exhibits and a new corporate identity, the Wirtgen Group showcased innovative solutions in the Road and Mineral Technologies business sector.

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.

Concrete Paving to Flourish

Renewed thrust on building new concrete roads by Indian government spells a boom for concrete paving equipment industry in India. Most of the highway network in USA was built with concrete roads and some

Mineral Technology Innovations

Wirtgen Mineral Technology Days 2015 attracted more than 2,500 trade visitors from over 100 countries.Benninghoven GmbH & Co. KG hosted the Wirtgen Group?s eighth international industry get-together in 2015. More than 2,500 trade visitors from over 100 countries were treated to a demonstration of practically oriented and pioneering solutions from the Wirtgen Group mineral technologies business sector at the home of the asphalt mixing plant specialists in Mnlheim an der Mosel.

GR Infra Relies on Wirtgen Machines

GR Infra Projects Ltd is a major infrastructure companies in India. The company has been working in the field of infrastructure development in India for the past 50 years. ?This year we intend to achieve an order booking of Rs 8,000-10,000 crore.

First Kleemann Screen Rolled Out in India

Wirtgen India rolled out the first Kleemann range screen from the newly inaugurated plant, and is set to launch a slew of products for the Indian market.

Intermat 2015 exhibitor registration crosses 1,000

Intermat announced the number of brands registered to exhibit at Intermat 2015 that is scheduled for 20-25 April 2015 in Paris has passed 1,000, including 238 brands making their first appearance.

Wirtgen Group acquires Benninghoven

Wirtgen Group has acquired a 70 per cent stake in Benninghoven GmbH & Co KG, located in M?lheim, Germany. Benninghoven is a successful manufacturer of asphalt mixing plants with a long-standing tradition.

Wirtgen to exhibit at bC India 2014

Wirtgen India will exhibit its range of products and technologies at bC India 2014. The exhibition would also be a platform to showcase the Wirtgen Group as the complete solution provider for road building and road rehabilitation machines and also in the field of mobile crushing and screening plants.

The Show is ON

The market sentiments are right; the government is taking right decisions for growth and development; and the construction equipment sector is sure to face a turnaround.

We are expanding our manufacturing base in India

All machines from Wirtgen Group are designed to ensure more productivity and less fuel consumption, says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India.

Technology Mania!

Wirtgen Group recently organised 'The Road Technology Days 2014, an international industry rendezvous in Germany that showcased the Group's innovative solutions.

500th Hamm 311 delivered to Dilip Buildcon

The 500th Hamm 311 soil compactor, manufactured at the Pune facility of Wirtgen Group, was recently handed over to Dilip Suryavanshi, Chairman and Managing Director

500th Hamm 311 Delivered to Dilip Buildcon

The 500th Hamm 311 soil compactor, manufactured at Pune production facility of Wirtgen Group, was recently handed over to Dilip Suryavanshi, Chairman & Managing Director of Dilip Buildcon, - a major player in the Infrastructure industry. Ramesh Palagiri ? Managing Director & CEO and K P Shetty, General Manager, Wirtgen India handed over the key to Suryavanshi at Buildcon?s Bhopal Office , in the presence of Devendra Jain , Director, Dilip Buildcon.

Wirtgen Group acquires Benninghoven

Wirtgen Group has acquired a 70 per cent stake in Benninghoven GmbH & Co KG, located in Mulheim, Germany. Benninghoven is a successful manufacturer of asphalt mixing plants with a long-standing tradition.

Achieving Cost Efficiency

Cost efficiency is not only achieved through cleaner engines, but also through optimising the man-machine interface with a variety of machine control technologies, 'correcting' the usage patterns, and packaging solutions that take care of clients' business needs around project costs.

Wirtgen to produce Kleemann products

Wirtgen Group is working on its new plant in Pune for Kleemann range of crushers and screens. The phase II of this project was completed in January 2014. Civil works for Phase III-which will be a new facility of 10,000 sq m is in full swing and should be completed by the end of 2014. The first Kleemann product is expected to be rolled out by January 2015.

Our goal is to be among the top three in the global crushing and screening segment.

Views from P Ramesh, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India: With market shares ranging from 20-70 per cent, Wirtgen Group is the world market leader in mobile road construction and road rehabilitation solution. The company has made it to the top primarily because of its continuous innovation to its product line as the average age of their machines is less than three years.

Yamuna Expressway

Jaypee Infratech relied on the skills of the proven construction machines from Wirtgen for the construction of 165 km-long Yamuna Expressway between Noida and Agra. The Yamuna Expressway not only cuts travel time between Delhi and Agra by more than half but also drives the development of industry and tourism, the two major backbones of the Indian economy in the region

Cold Recycling: A Success Story

Larsen and Toubro (L and T) opted for a WR 2400 cold recycler and Hamm 3520 and 311 compactors to rehabilitate a motorway in the Golden Quadrilateral.The Golden Quadrilateral is a gigantic motorway network stretching 5,846 km. It connects the Indian metropolises of New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata. The four-lane sections are being rehabilitated and extended to six lanes, and Indian construction company L and T is carrying out this work as part of a public-private partnership (PPP) proj

Road 2 recovery

Despite the present day gloom in the market, the future for the construction equipment sector, especially for the road equipment segment in India, still holds much potential as this sector has a profound and immediate impact on the country?s economic growth. Off-Highway Research is optimistic about the growth in demand for road equipment and forecasts growth at a CAGR of 12.67 per cent over the next five years. Agith G Antony finds out more about the positive vibes in the industry.

We enjoy a monopoly in some segments because of the matchless attributes we offer.

Moba has rich expertise in mobile automation backed up by robust electronics, sensors with high quality, and strong technical application knowledge which has enabled Moba to build solutions which are effective, reliable and easy to operate. Such systems demand the withstanding the highest degree of vibration, exposure to dust, water and heat

The new generation of Dash-3 pavers from Vogele will be launched at Excon 2013.

n addition to production, we are also focusing on optimising our process, improve efficiencies in operations and at the same time, stepping up investment in sales and service network for the future, says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director and CEO, Wirtgen India. Excerpts from the interview.

Intelligent compaction

Road construction experts as well as OEMs, vouch for the efficacy of intelligent compaction technology lauding the way it has led to improved roads. It is one of the most significant technological developments for the road construction sector

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.

Improving Cost-efficiency

Improvements in cost-efficiency, noise control, environmental design and ergonomics - the construction industry is facing such demands on many fronts. The good news is that not only the OEMs.

29 new Wirtgen Products at bauma 2013

Wirtgen Group at bauma 2013 demonstrates its innovative force in the road and mineral technologies business segments.

Wirtgen Group Mineral Technologies

The Wirtgen Group's Mineral Technologies division offers a well-matched range of products for mining and processing useful minerals with the Wirtgen Surface Miners and Kleemann crushing and screening machines. Extracting minerals in opencast deposits and processing mineral raw materials places great demands on man and machine

Milling and recycling

The W 50 DC Wirtgen small milling machine sets standards in the 50-cm class.For decades, the name Wirtgen has been synonymous with innovative, high-quality milling technology worldwide. The company offers its customers a complete range of products that leaves nothing to be desired and is unrivalled in the international market.

V?GELE Pavers on Buddh Circuit

Precise paving and perfect grade and slope control provide ideal conditions for Formula 1 drivers. More than 500 million people worldwide watched the first Formula 1 race in India?s history on 30 October 2011.

Our vision is to provide a high-quality package for road construction

It is not just about a machine, more importantly, it?s about optimal use of scant resources and how recycling can help achieve the objective of deve?lopment with more economical and environment-friendly methods.

For Indian Roads

Hamm 311 soil compactor is now produced at Wirtgen?s Pune factory. Wirtgen India has commenced production of the Hamm 311 soil compactor, a machine designed for the Indian roads, with German expertise.

Mining Equipment: On the Threshold of Growth

With the growing production, the demand for mining equipment and machinery is expected to not just keep pace but grow manifold. The thrust on surface mines has significantly enhanced mine production capacity

R&D spend is a way of life at Wirtgen

The Wirtgen Group has a widespread application expertise on surface miners as our machines have been working in various applications around the world says P Ramesh, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India.

Wirtgen opens new facility

The series production of Hamm's new Type 311 single-drum compactors is successfully in progress in the new plant.

Wirtgen Group Inaugurates New Plant

Wirtgen India, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Wirtgen Group, has commenced its new production facility at Bhandgaon, near Pune.

Compacted Efficiency

Hamm, the compacting experts from the Wirtgen Group, presented the updated compact articulated tandem rollers and the new compactor range 311 at bC India.

Vogele's Sterling Work at Airport

Six Vogele pavers and numerous other machines from the Wirtgen Group completed the task of rehabilitating the former German military airbase of Frankfurt-Hahn flawlessly, in an impressive round-the-clock operation.

A Success Story

The Wirtgen Group has made timely investments and has also benefitted from the growth of the emerging market.