Industry Analysis Archive

Aluminium in construction: A modern alternative to steel

An analysis on why aluminium is a preferred material for construction Aluminium, the most widely used non-ferrous metal worldwide, has a quite a few distinguishing properties that make it the ideal material for constructions. Aluminium is a light, but strong metal, which is not prone to corrosion, which is non-toxic and durable, low cost and

CASE 770EX delivers higher productivity and fuel savings

The new EX Series Backhoe Loader have robust robotically welded two-piece structural frame design results in great stability, performance and serviceability. CASE EX Series loader backhoes are powered by S8000 Engine and deliver powerful performance and fast response time coupled with a 5 per cent higher productivity and fuel savings of up to 10 per

SP 1400 concrete pump: Maximising productivity with lowest operating cost

SP 1400 concrete pump has been designed especially for energy efficiency. It gives more output with a concrete pressure from a 45kW engine. The design concept of building equipment in Schwing Stetter considers energy efficiency as one of the primary feature. For example, the fuel consumption to generate a particular horsepower will be used to

What it takes to be the Best Backhoe Loader in India?

Sachin Nijhawan, Vice President and Business Head, Mahindra Construction Equipment takes a look at some of the features that define the best backhoe loaders in the industry today. B ackhoe loaders—this machine has been the superstar of construction equipment as well as the material handling industry since quite a long time. Ever thought what makes

Volvo EC480D: A perfect combination of performance and fuel economy

Volvo CE is widely-recognised as one of the leading manufacturers of energy efficient technologies for construction equipment. Its high performance fuel saving excavators, for example, are suitable for a range of applications. The Volvo EC480D excavator is among the most popular models for large-scale earthmoving or duties such as mining. With an operating weight of

Hitachi launches new TX Series escalator for India

Hitachi Ltd and Hitachi Building Systems Co. Ltd. announced the launch of the new TX Series escalator for India, Asia and the Middle East. The escalator has already been released in China*1, and will be released in stages across the remainder regions, commencing 21st August 21. In July 2016, Hitachi integrated its escalator businesses of

Access equipment for airport maintenance

Featuring some of the most advanced access equipment used for airport maintenance. The aviation sector in India is growing very rapidly with more and more new airports being constructed, older airports being modernised, newer players are entering the aviation sector (latest being Vistara and Air Asia) to accommodate the increase of passenger flow in the

Halonix unveils new range of LED floodlight

Adding yet another feather to its LED product portfolio, Halonix Technologies Pvt Ltd, one of the country’s most progressive and environment-friendly lighting companies, has launched its new range of aesthetically innovative designed LED floodlight made of extruded aluminium heat sink, PDC housing, UV stabilised toughened glass with secondary optics complies with separate control gear IP66

Bridging with formwork

Analysis on how formwork innovation helps in bridge construction India has developed marvellous bridges over the years and another magnificent piece of art is on its way that is Chenab Bridge which is being built in Jammu and Kashmir which is expected to be taller than Eiffel Tower. There will be many more to come

KYB-Conmat unveils Gang Needle Vibrators

As concrete roads are gaining popularity and increased emphasis from the government, it is becoming necessary to use gang needle vibrators, especially when the thickness of the plain cement concrete used lies between 200 mm to 400 mm. KYB-Conmat manufactures world-class fix form concrete road paver finishers, which are fully equipped to deliver, as per