Komatsu’s new PC2000-11 excavator is designed to load 70-200-tonne rigid-frame dump trucks faster than its predecessor, boosting productivity up to 12 per cent. To increase performance, the company has provided the new hydraulic excavator a 9-per-cent increase in power over the PC2000-8, for a total of 1,046 net hp.
L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has set up a new service centre in Singrauli. Located at Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigam industrial area at Waidhan, Madhya Pradesh, the new service centre with state-of-the-art facilities will fulfil a long-felt need for a repair facility in the coal-belt area.
Primarily owing to mine supply closures and discretionary shut-ins in several countries, in the near future, Animesh Nandy, Business Line Manager, Drilling Solutions, Epiroc Mining India, expects zinc and lead to experience the largest gains of 27 per cent and 18 per cent respectively.
Arvind K Garg, Executive Vice-President & Head, Construction & Mining Machinery, Larsen & Toubro, has been elected as the President of Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) for the term 2017-19.