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B&B Attachments to exhibit at UK Concrete Show

B&B Attachments, the UK’s leading specialists in the design and manufacture of bespoke forklift truck attachment solutions, will exhibit its K320, PowerMount and FBH05 Beam Grab attachments from its BlockMaster range at the UK Concrete Show during March 25 and 26, 2020. This will be the fourth consecutive year that...

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IndianOil inks pact with Cummins for DEF bulk dispensing

IndianOil has signed an agreement with Cummins Technologies India for bulk dispensing of IndianOil’s Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), branded as IOC ClearBlue, in their advanced engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems. Subimal Mondal, Executive Director (Lubes), IndianOil, a...

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CNH Industrial India ranked with 2020 Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work®, the global authority in workplace culture assessment and recognition, has certified CNH Industrial India in its 2020 company ranking in India. The certification is determined via an assessment, two-thirds of the evaluation result derive from an employee survey –Trust Index© Employee P...

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WOLFFKRAN to present smaller luffing jib crane at Conexpo 2020

After the successful introduction of WOLFF luffing and saddle jib cranes with middle to high lift capacities for the US market, WOLFFKRAN is now following suit with one of its smaller luffing jib cranes, the WOLFF 166 B. The new crane is compliant to US electrical standards and all US requirements regarding structural ...

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All State appointed Potain self-erecting crane dealer in Michigan

Manitowoc Cranes has appointed All State Crane and Rigging (All State) as the newest Potain self-erecting crane dealer in the US. Based in Holland, Michigan, the company will sell and rent the entire range of Potain self-erecting cranes, as well as offer parts, service and training. All State is one of the top rental a...

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Hindustan Zinc partners with FarEye to build digital control tower

India’s largest and the world’s second-largest zinc-lead miner, Hindustan Zinc (HZL) has partnered with FarEye, a SaaS-based predictive logistics platform, to reduce dependency on manual processes, enhance logistics efficiency and mitigate risks. HZL leveraged FarEye’s machine learning and IoT-powered plat...

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Kalmar to supply 6 electric forklift trucks to Sagres

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of six fully electric forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q4 order intake, with delivery of the machines scheduled to take place during Q1 of 2020. The contract includes an option for the purchase of anoth...

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iQuippo launches upgraded financial portal

iQuippo, India’s first digital marketplace for infrastructure equipment, launched its upgraded financing portal (www.iquippo.com) and became the first digital platform in the country to digitise the co-lending programmes of banks and NBFCs. The state-of-the-art platform now offers its customers an option t...

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Linnhoff India renamed to Ardent Maschinfabrik

Nearly seven years after the asphalt mixing plant manufacturer Linnhoff India ran its operations successfully, the corporation changed its corporate name to Ardent Maschinfabrik Pvt Ltd with effect from December 26, 2019. Formerly, Linnhoff India was owned 49 per cent by STG Infrastructure and 51 per cent by IPS Lintec...

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Neal Manufacturing updates full line to Tier 4 Final

Neal Manufacturing, a division of Blastcrete Equipment and a leader in asphalt pavement preservation equipment, announced that all their machines are Tier 4 Final compliant, including the DA 350 dual sealcoat applicator and high-volume road maintenance vehicle. “As a customer-focused company, Neal Manufact...

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Potain Igo T 85 A works on museum extension in Tasmania

Australian contractor Fairbrother chose a Potain Igo T 85 A self-erecting tower crane to help expand the Museum of New and Old Art (Mona) at Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The crane was chosen for its flexibility and lifting capacity, as well as the close control of its movements. “The Potain Igo T 85 A bala...

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JLG, AUSA to jointly build ultra compact telehandler

JLG Industries, Inc, an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, has announced a 10-year partnership with AUSA to build its new SkyTrak® 3013 ultra compact telehandler, extending the company’s telehandler portfolio. The SkyTrak 3013 ...

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Manitowoc to debut six new cranes at CONEXPO 2020

Manitowoc Cranes will unveil six new cranes at CONEXPO in 2020. In addition, four other crane models that were introduced in 2018 and 2019 will also be on display at the company’s booth, with several making their North American debuts. It was less than a year ago that Manitowoc launched six new cranes at bauma 2019 and...

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Tata Motors to roll out all-new product portfolio

Tata Motors is all set to roll out a product offensive in 2020. The company announced that it will commence the introduction of its all-new BSVI range of products with passenger vehicles, starting from January 2020. This will be demonstrated by a grand showcase with four global unveils, 14 commercial and 12 passenger v...

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HTC WOLFFKRAN rebrands to WOLFFKRAN

HTC WOLFFKRAN, the UK sales, rental and service subsidiary of tower crane manufacturer WOLFFKRAN, has changed its name from HTC WOLFFKRAN to WOLFFKRAN. The beginning of the new year also sees initial preparations to move the business to new premises in Auckley in 2022. The name change completes the integra...

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SDLG enters heavy-duty motor grader market with new G9290 model

Leading Chinese construction equipment manufacturer SDLG announced the latest addition to its range of motor graders, the G9290. With a base operating weight of 22.9 tonne and a 14” wide blade as standard, the impressive productivity of blade down force and blade pull makes the SDLG G9290 the best in its size class, ac...

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Brokk introduces new multi cutter attachment

Brokk®, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers a new steel cutting tool for mid-size Brokk machines. The MC300 multi cutter manufactured by Brokk’s sister company, Darda®, offers the highest cutting force with low weight. It promotes safe and efficient cutting of steel materia...

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APSEZ to acquire Krishnapatnam Port Company

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, operator and the logistics arm of the Adani Group, will be acquiring a controlling stake of 75 per cent in the Krishnapatnam Port Company (KPCL). KPCL is located in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh, the state with the second-largest coast...

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Jakob Friis Sørensen takes charge as MD at APM Terminals Pipavav

APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port) announced Jakob Friis Sørensen as the new Managing Director effective January 1, 2020. Sørensen has been a part of A.P. Moller Maersk Group since 1987 starting at the internal A. P. Moller Shipping School in Copenhagen, Denmark. Over the years he has held various positions w...

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RAR Group puts new Grove GMK6400 on wind farm job

Australian crane specialist RAR Group has put a new Grove GMK6400 crane on one of the largest wind farms in New South Wales. The Capital Wind Farm job saw the crane used to maintain gearboxes on a number of the 67 turbines at the 140.7-MW facility. “The GMK6400 was the perfect choice for this project beca...

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Triveni Enterprises celebrates 50 years of successful journey

The Bengaluru-based Triveni Enterprises, a leading provider of steel and steel services in India, announced new line of machines to mark the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the company. Joining the successful golden journey celebrations of Triveni Enterprises were the social and industry leaders who consented to grace t...

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Zoomlion's tower crane sales top 10 bn yuan in 2019

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co is celebrating a new milestone as its tower crane sales crossed the 10 billion yuan ($1.43 billion) mark in 2019, making it the first global company in the market to reach the new high. The annual sales of Zoomlion’s tower cranes have been doubling for fo...

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Hy-Brid Lifts launches PS-1930 with unique features

Hy-Brid Lifts brings lightweight technology to the 19-ft lift market with the introduction of the brand-new Pro Series PS-1930. The 19-ft scissor lift, the tallest model in the Hy-Brid line, offers unique features such as non-fold-down rails and the company’s LeakGuard™ system. The new lift meets ANSI A92.20 standards ...

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Mahindra showcases 5 new CE products at Excon

Mahindra Construction Equipment (MCE) participated in the 10th edition of Excon 2019, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia and launched five new products. The company launched RoadMaster G90 Comfort+, a new variant of the G90 RoadMaster motor grader and some new product concepts were put...

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Gandhi Automations wins WASME Award

Gandhi Automations received the WASME Warehousing and Logistics Innovation Award from Ashwani Kumar Chaubey, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare. The World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) is a global non-profit organisation that has been spe...

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CM and CME pumps

Grundfos is introducing the next generation of ideal, compact pumping solutions. The CM and CME pumps range redefine compact efficiency for any industrial applications. These horizontal, multi-stage pumps are driven by Grundfos' innovation-led approach and are primarily used as a built-in pump in OEM solutions. Its com...

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Gates introduces new hydraulic hose line at Excon 2019

Gates has launched the MXG 4K in India, the next generation of premium hydraulics, offering a highly flexible, light weight and compact design for first fit, industrial and automotive replacement markets. The launch was done by Read More


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Cummins India wins award at Excon

At the Excon 2019, Cummins India was felicitated with the ‘Excon Women Building India Awards-Inclusive Workplace-EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AWARD’ by the hands of Union Minister for Road, Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. ...

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Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru. During the expo, Eaton also announced the introduction of four new hydraulic products for the Indian market – X70 closed circuit piston and plug in motor, steering unit 5SQ, Ea...

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Elgi Equipments launches portable air compressors at Excon 2019

Elgi Equipments launched its future-ready, energy-efficient range of electric and diesel portable air compressors at Excon 2019. The central launches at the ELGi stand, this year, were the energy-efficient, electric powered trolley-mounted portable air compressor, the PG 90E -12.5 and the diesel powered trolley-mounted...

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NORD Drivesystems expands facility in Pune

Nord Drivesystems announced the expansion of its current facility at Hinjewadi, Pune. The expanded facility was inaugurated by Vikram Kumar (IAS), Metropolitan Commissioner, Pune Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (PMRDA). Also present at the occasion were Read More


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Doosan Bobcat launches B900 backhoe loader at Excon

The B900 backhoe loader from Doosan Bobcat was unveiled by HW Park, President- Asia & Latin America, Doosan Bobcat at the Excon 2019. The product was revealed amidst cheers and fanfare being one of the most anticipated products from Doosan Bobcat India. B900 displays superior performance with finest di...

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L&T launches new Komatsu excavator at Excon 2019

At Excon 2019, the mega construction equipment exhibition held at BIEC Ground-Bengaluru, Larsen & Toubro launched the all-new Komatsu PC210LC-10M0 hydraulic excavator. This machine is 20 per cent more productive and 20 per cent more fuel efficient vis-à-vis PC210LC-8M0, according to the company. The new machine was...

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First Potain MCT 325 Units sold to Active Crane Hire in Australia

Australian company Active Crane Hire purchased two Potain MCT 325 topless cranes during its launch in August. Both cranes will be delivered at the end of 2019 and will be mainly used for residential and commercial projects within Australia. Read More


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Liebherr to showcase latest machines at Conexpo Con/Agg 2020

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. The company’s product range of components for mechanical, hydraulic and electric...

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Doosan launches Volvo Penta powered air compressors at Excon 2019

At the recently concluded Excon 2019, Doosan Bobcat India unveiled two new air compressors powered by Volvo Penta engines. These new air compressors are benefitting from fuel efficiency, productivity, reliability, long service intervals as well as reduced noise and vibrations with the use of Volvo Penta engines. The Do...

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CASE India launches new excavator

CASE Construction Equipment has unveiled the long-awaited crawler excavator CX220C to its product portfolio at the Excon 2019. This excavator will now be manufactured at the brand’s plant in Pithampur and available in the Indian market from April 2020 onwards. The CASE CX220C is specially designed for toug...

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Caterpillar unveils next-generation motor grader at Excon

Caterpillar announced the launch of its new product for the Indian region at Excon 2019. With the introduction of the new Next Gen Cat® 120 motor grader, Caterpillar aims to deepen its presence in the infrastructure, mining and energy sectors in India with innovative and cutting-edge technology. The new C...

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LeeBoy India launches compact motor grader

LeeBoy India Construction Equipment has launched their new series compact motor graders for India and other overseas developing markets. The new compact model LeeBoy motor grader 585 is fitted with a 10-ft moldboard and powered by 110 BHP engine developing 380 Nm torque. This compact grader is designed to perform all f...

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Star Blue Metals adds SDLG wheel loader

Star Blue Metals, an Indian metal supplier, recently added a 4 t rated L946 wheel loader to its fleet. The L946 wheel loader has a maximum bucket capacity of 3.5 cu m, a maximum dumping distance of 1 m and a maximum operating weight of 13,000 kg. L946 wheel loaders are fitted with high-roll buckets offering extra reach...

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Global demand and supply for piling equipment to soar

A booming construction industry across the globe is expected to propel the demand for piling equipment and supplies necessary in pile foundation work. Further, according to a new research study, growing investments in non-conventional sources of energy and rising exploration activities to extract new mineral deposits a...

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K-Tec appoints SMT GB as scraper distributor

SMT GB has been appointed as the official distributor for K-Tec articulated hauler scraper boxes on mainland Great Britain with immediate effect. “We are delighted to have been appointed as the official distributor for a product that complements our existing brand of construction equipment products,” said ...

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Brokk upgrades parts warehouse

Brokk enhances customer service and parts availability with upgrades to the parts warehouse at its headquarters in Monroe, Washington. The new facility houses an array of standard and specialty parts for all Brokk models — from the compact 6-ton Brokk 70 to the heavy-duty 11-ton 800S — as well as older Brokk models. Th...

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Zoomlion's tower cranes complete operations for world's longest road-rail cross-sea bridge

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 diffic...

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Manitowoc appoints new dealer in Mexico

Long-standing Manitowoc Cranes dealers, Sitsa and Tracsa, are now the exclusive distributors for Grove and National Crane products in Mexico. Both companies form the Tracsa Group, which will sell the complete range of Grove and National Crane products and offer parts, aftersales services and support to customers in the...

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SOHAR Port Anticipates Potential Business Opportunities

With several developmental plans underway, including future projects, SOHAR Port and Freezone continues to seek possibilities for growth and expansion. In line with this principle, SOHAR is now looking forward to leasing out their Terminal 2D. The sizable land area was initially developed in 2009 as a container termina...

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Excon 2019 to demonstrate smart technologies for infra growth

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will unveil the 10th edition of South Asia’s largest construction equipment (CE) trade fair Excon 2019 tomorrow in Bengaluru. CII Excon 2019 will be inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari,...

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Irving Equipment adds two Grove cranes

Irving Equipment has strengthened its fleet by adding two new Manitowoc cranes: a GMK5250L and a TMS9000-2. With the two cranes, the Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada-based construction company is able to perform two-hook operations, which boosts its competitive edge. “We are now better equipped to provide...

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BYD India enters MHE business

BYD India, a subsidiary of the China-based EV maker BYD Group, has entered into material handling equipment (MHE) business in India. Currently, BYD is the only company to provide MHE products with lithium-iron phosphate battery in the country. The company offers a wide range of MHE products including count...

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KEC International wins new contracts

KEC International, a global infrastructure EPC major, has secured new orders of Rs 10.25 billion across its various businesses. In transmission and distribution, the company has secured orders of Rs 7.50 billion. These include 765 kV GIS substation order from a Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) entity under Tarif...

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Road Dryer to exhibit pavement-drying units at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020

Greenville, South-Carolina-based Road Dryer, LLC, will exhibit its truck/trailer-mounted Road Dryer RD-1200XT pavement drying unit at the Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. The RD-1200XT quickly dries asphalt and concrete pavement, allowing crews to pave or apply surface treatments or stripin...

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Comansa launches 21CM750 tower crane

Comansa celebrated the launch of the 21CM750 tower crane model, the largest manufactured at its plant in Hangzhou. Comansa will also start manufacturing this model at its factory in China, mainly to meet the needs of the Asian market, which increasingly demand heavier load cranes. The 21CM750 can be used f...

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IPPTA reconstitutes its management committee

Indian Private Ports and Terminals Association (IPPTA) has reconstituted its management committee and also added two new members viz., Paradip International Cargo Terminal (PICT) and Kandla International Container Terminal (KICT). IPPTA is the apex body that represents the interests of the private ports and terminals t...

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New President & CEO and MD at Messe Düsseldorf

At the shareholders’ meeting of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, presided over by the Chairman, Lord Mayor Thomas Geisel, appointed Wolfram N Diener as the new President and Chief Executive Officer and Erhard Wienkamp as the new Managing Director Operative Trade Fair Business. The meeting has thereby followed the recommendation ...

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Manitowoc to showcase cranes at Excon 2019

Manitowoc will showcase its two best-in class cranes from Potain and Grove at booth #OD69 during Excon 2019, South Asia’s largest construction equipment and technology trade fair, which takes place during December 10-14. Manitowoc will be sharing the booth with TIL, its dealer in India for Grove mobile and Manitowoc cr...

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Government’s coal mining plans in FY20

The Union Government has planned exploration of 37 coal blocks and 10 lignite blocks along with drilling of 121 coal blocks and one lignite block in the current fiscal in addition to exploration and drilling of coal blocks allocated to Coal India (CIL), according to  Read More


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Atlas Copco India appoints new GM of Power Technique

Atlas Copco India has appointed Tony Van Herbruggen as the General Manager of its Power Technique Customer Center, effective July 2019. He is now leading the core areas of the business - portable air, power and flow divisions in India. Speaking on his new role, Giovanni Val...

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Malaysian developer adds three Potain MCT 385 cranes

Malaysian equipment rental company Megah Sewa is adding three Potain MCT 385 cranes to its fleet for the first time. Megah Sewa is the plant and equipment subsidiary of Gamuda, the largest infrastructure development company in Malaysia, and for its most recent investments, it added three Potain topless tower cranes. Th...

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SDLG launches biggest wheel loader yet

SDLG has introduced the new Stage III L975F wheel loader to market – the OEM’s biggest wheel loader to date. SDLG has developed the wheel loader with a focus on durability, fuel efficiency and improving productivity on a job site. The L975F can be used for a range of tough applications on construction sites, as well in...

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Compact track loaders

The global compact track loader market is anticipated to reach a market size of US$ 4,461 million by 2028, as per a Fact.MR research study for the forecast period of 2018 to 2028. The compact track loader market is foreseen to exploit striking opportunities from the growing construct...

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