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Changing India’s skyline with tower cranes

Changing India’s skyline with tower cranes

Discussion on how tower cranes can change the skyline across the country

Investment in the infrastructure is set to go up; the demand for the construction equipment will also rise. Tower cranes segment has great potential and it is one of the crucial construction equipment that helps to accelerate construction work. On the other hand the increasing numbers of high-rise buildings will raise the demand of tower cranes. High-rise buildings are increasing day-by-day and it will require lot of man-power for lifting building materials floors to floors which will result in delay. So to avoid such delays tower cranes are very useful. On this note, the article will describe about what is the role of tower cranes in changing the skyline across the country.

Role of tower cranes in changing the skyline
Briefing on how tower cranes can bring changes in the skyline across the country Anil Mudgil, Vice President-CED, Action Construction Equipment Ltd said, “Tower crane segment has great potential for Indian market. Usage of tower crane saves man power and accelerates projects to a big extent. It is because of tower cranes and other similar mechanisations that some of the contractors are able to finish one floor in 8-10 days and projects can be completed in 15-20 months period. Benefits and savings by use of tower crane easily surpass the cost parameters. By using tower cranes we get faster speed of construction, savings because of man-power reduction, savings because of reduced concrete wastage and advantage of timely completion of projects.”

Still for companies who do not want to invest in tower cranes because of capital expenditure constraints, Action Construction Equipment Ltd has an option of offering tower cranes on rental basis, which helps a contractor to utilise tower crane without getting into hassles of fixed cost. Customers need not bother about operations and maintenance or availability/uptime issues. The company provides complete package which enables customers to work with tower cranes without owning them.

“A high-rise building without a tower crane is beyond imagination. Many sky scrapper projects are lined to come up. All this projects needs at least 3-4 tower cranes on each building. Most of them will be 12-16 tonne capacity and will be of luffing cranes,” says P V Ramdev, Managing Director, Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt Ltd.

On the other hand Krishna Kumar, Divisional Head -Tower cranes, Liebherr India Pvt Ltd assures that, “In the coming years the tower crane will be playing a major role in Indian construction industry.”

Landmark projects
Since tower cranes have become need of the hour for construction industry especially for skyline projects any companies are investing in the same as well as renting the tower cranes to the contractors at the worksite. Companies like Action Construction Equipment Ltd, Liebherr India Pvt Ltd and Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt Ltd share some of the land mark projects in India where their tower cranes are in action.

While naming some of the landmark projects where Action Construction Equipment’s tower cranes are in action a Mudgil informs, “We are market leaders for the tower cranes in India. Our tower cranes are working at various prestigious projects with major contactors and developers like Ahluwalia, Amrapali, Unity, Ajnara, B L Kashyap, BHEL, Capacite, JMC, Jaiprakash, L&T, Lodha, NCC, Supertech, Shobha, Unitech, Pratibha, Prestige etc, to name a few.”

“We have bagged the largest order in India in the history of tower cranes. We have sold 86 tower cranes to pre-cast building contractor B G Shirke Construction Technology Pvt Ltd for one of their biggest project in DDA Delhi where they have to finish 2,000 precast buildings in around 30 months,” informs Ramdev.

Liebherr India has many ongoing projects, few of them are Minerva twin tower Mumbai, Worli Sales tower, New cuff parade Wadala, Iskon Temple Bangalore, Samay Adhiraj project Navi Mumbai EON IT park Pune, also special project like Lavgan dock yard Jaigad etc.

Investment in the infrastructure is set to go up; the demand for the construction equipment will also rise. Tower cranes segment has great potential and it is one of the crucial construction equipment that helps to accelerate construction work. On the other hand the increasing numbers of high-rise buildings will raise the demand of tower cranes. High-rise buildings are increasing day-by-day and it will require lot of man-power for lifting building materials floors to floors which will result in delay. So to avoid such delays tower cranes are very useful. On this note, the article will describe about what is the role of tower cranes in changing the skyline across the country.

Role of tower cranes in changing the skyline
Briefing on how tower cranes can bring changes in the skyline across the country Anil Mudgil, Vice President-CED, Action Construction Equipment Ltd said, “Tower crane segment has great potential for Indian market. Usage of tower crane saves man power and accelerates projects to a big extent. It is because of tower cranes and other similar mechanisations that some of the contractors are able to finish one floor in 8-10 days and projects can be completed in 15-20 months period. Benefits and savings by use of tower crane easily surpass the cost parameters. By using tower cranes we get faster speed of construction, savings because of man-power reduction, savings because of reduced concrete wastage and advantage of timely completion of projects.”

Still for companies who do not want to invest in tower cranes because of capital expenditure constraints, Action Construction Equipment Ltd has an option of offering tower cranes on rental basis, which helps a contractor to utilise tower crane without getting into hassles of fixed cost. Customers need not bother about operations and maintenance or availability/uptime issues. The company provides complete package which enables customers to work with tower cranes without owning them.

“A high-rise building without a tower crane is beyond imagination. Many sky scrapper projects are lined to come up. All this projects needs at least 3-4 tower cranes on each building. Most of them will be 12-16 tonne capacity and will be of luffing cranes,” says P V Ramdev, Managing Director, Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt Ltd.

On the other hand Krishna Kumar, Divisional Head -Tower cranes, Liebherr India Pvt Ltd assures that, “In the coming years the tower crane will be playing a major role in Indian construction industry.”

Landmark projects
Since tower cranes have become need of the hour for construction industry especially for skyline projects any companies are investing in the same as well as renting the tower cranes to the contractors at the worksite. Companies like Action Construction Equipment Ltd, Liebherr India Pvt Ltd and Everest Engineering Equipment Pvt Ltd share some of the land mark projects in India where their tower cranes are in action.

While naming some of the landmark projects where Action Construction Equipment’s tower cranes are in action a Mudgil informs, “We are market leaders for the tower cranes in India. Our tower cranes are working at various prestigious projects with major contactors and developers like Ahluwalia, Amrapali, Unity, Ajnara, B L Kashyap, BHEL, Capacite, JMC, Jaiprakash, L&T, Lodha, NCC, Supertech, Shobha, Unitech, Pratibha, Prestige etc, to name a few.”

“We have bagged the largest order in India in the history of tower cranes. We have sold 86 tower cranes to pre-cast building contractor B G Shirke Construction Technology Pvt Ltd for one of their biggest project in DDA Delhi where they have to finish 2,000 precast buildings in around 30 months,” informs Ramdev.

Liebherr India has many ongoing projects, few of them are Minerva twin tower Mumbai, Worli Sales tower, New cuff parade Wadala, Iskon Temple Bangalore, Samay Adhiraj project Navi Mumbai EON IT park Pune, also special project like Lavgan dock yard Jaigad etc.

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