Equip Zone Archive

Increasing uptime of concrete equipment

Planned maintenance is very beneficial for increasing equipment uptime to its optimum level as well as the cost impact. The current momentum on infrastructure projects has spurred activity in off-take concrete equipment like batching plants, truck mixers and concrete pumps. Prospects for the growth of concrete equipment in India over the next few years are

Booming demand for customised equipment likely

Rapid urbanisation, increasing foreign investments are among major factors expected to boost demand. The construction equipment (CE) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8 per cent during FY18-FY24 in India, on account of the country’s expanding construction industry. Current concrete construction equipment segment is to grow at a CAGR of 25 per

Precast pumps demand for high-capacity cranes

While tower crane market has slowed, reforms like RERA and GST are gradually warming up enquiry level. Tower crane technology has not changed much. What is new, however, are cranes with rated capacities of 5 tonnes and 10 tonnes. As precast construction becomes more prevalent, there is also demand for cranes with higher capacities of

TwinCAT 3 Building Automation: The new generation in building control

Beckhoff will present its new software generation for building automation: TwinCAT 3 Building Automation meshes with TwinCAT 3 modules for HMI and IoT, along with Analytics and Scope and bundles all important functions for building automation in one tool. Handling the engineering and control of all building systems on a single software platform uncovers significant

Aerial work platform: for smoother operations

Application area, lifting capacity, working height, among others simplify choosing the right equipment. Aerial work platforms (AWPs) are used for access purposes such as maintenance and construction. The old conventional ways of using ladders or scaffoldings are time consuming and not convenient or safe, whereas AWPs help in safe working in areas at great heights.

CERA opens new studio in Hyderabad

CERA has moved its CERA Style Studio to a larger space at Mytri Heights, Jubilee Hills. The CERA Style Studio spanning over two floors and admeasuring over 14,000 sq.ft. was opened by Vikram Somany, Chairman and Managing Director and Deepshikha Khaitan, Vice Chairman, CERA Sanitaryware Limited. This is one of the largest CERA Style Studios

Access Equipment for maintenance and operations

Construction equipment sector in India is growing and maturing along the way. Over the past two decades, the nature of work execution has moved increasingly from manual labour towards greater mechanisation in India. With urbanisation, the city skylines are changing to accommodate vertical growth including high-rise residential complexes, commercial spaces and multiplexes. The construction equipment


Earthmoving equipment for infra construction With the growth of India’s construction equipment sector, the nature of work execution has moved from manual labour towards greater mechanisation, over the past two decades. Earthmoving & construction equipment (ECE) industry is a direct recipient of the accelerated pace of infrastructure development in India. With urbanisation, the city skylines

Access equipment for bridge maintenance

An in-depth analysis on the access equipments for bridge maintenance There are thousands of old bridges in the country many of which are in decaying state needing immediate repairs. Therefore, special purpose vehicle in the form of access equipment can only be termed as the need of the hour. Access equipment are among the highest

Smart CE for Smart Cities

With the Indian government earmarking Rs 50,000 crore to develop 100 smart cities across the country, announcement of ‘Housing for all’ scheme and considerable increase in the infrastructure investments to build more roads and national highways, etc., the demand for construction equipment is set to increase. The overall Indian construction equipment market is expected to