Equip Zone Archive

Adequate usage improves machine efficiency

Maintenance, operating procedures and crisp coordination should be integral to operations at work site. When a design of a building grows much taller than before, the growing height of building creates challenges of vertical delivery in efficiency, safety and cost. To overcome these challenges, researchers and engineers are implementing latest technologies and management plans to

Machine monitoring information helps save time and money

Thanks to the current infrastructure push to build smarter cities on the back of government’s increasing focus and spending on the same, Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) is witnessing rise in demand for its equipment. The company aims to continue providing fuel-efficient products that aid productivity, according to Dimitrov Krishnan, Vice President and Head of Volvo

Sturdy structures imperative to meet worksite challenges

Hyundai Construction Equipment has been ahead of the curve when it comes to innovations and product augmentations. Hyundai’s machines have been developed keeping in mind the structural robustness that is required to meet the challenges of the worksites, says Anup Nair, VP and Business Head, Hyundai Construction Equipment India Pvt Ltd. With emerging smart cities,

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