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Shirur Dolomite Mines (SDM), has been in the business of mining for over 16 years. Operating its own mechanised dolomite in Shirur village, the company has contributed immensely to two major industries of the country, steel and glass.
Industry trends: Current industry is very definitive, a state where there is transformation. Practices of doing work, technologies growing and the customers also transitioning from a cart to equipment which deliver brand.
Wirtgen Group is presenting three Wirtgen slipform pavers and a texture curing machine and a Kleemann mobile crusher at this year´s World of Concrete trade fair in Las Vegas.
Modern construction and mining activities in India need to be expedited with utmost focus on the highest possible productivity, operational excellence, emission compliance, safety and best-of-class economy. Over the past decade, the market for such equipment has substantially matured resulting in the equipment selectors mooting innovative and prudent ideas while selecting the most suitable equipment fleets commensurate to their company objectives and philosophies.
As far as procurement of medium to big size mining equipment by key players in the mining industry is concerned, the trend is towards evaluation based on Total Cost of Ownership, Life Cycle Costing, bundling equipment with Full Maintenance Contracts and Guaranteed Parts Consumption contracts.
Globally, the mining sector is de-growing by 20-25 per cent, but the fact that India´s mining sector is likely to grow by a similar percentage, is the predominant sentiment amongst the country´s equipment and mine owner community. Government reforms in the mining sector, its initiatives to privatise mining and drive public sector undertakings like Coal India to put their act together, are some of the key drivers of growth.
An unprecedented and the highest-ever, $1 trillion has been earmarked for investment in infrastructure development by Government of India in the current Five-Year Plan period (2012-17). Speeding along the guidelines set forth by the government, the infrastructure construction activity is rapidly growing in roads and highways, bridges, airports and power, while realty sector is yet to catch up.
Rock blasting is the controlled use of explosives to excavate, break down or remove rock. It is practised most often in mining, quarrying and civil engineering such as dam or road construction. Except in mining, the result of rock blasting is often known as a rock cut.