Future Ready

 Kaushik Cesan

M.T. Patil Builders & Contractors has built up a vast fleet of machines, including asphalt batch mix plants of Kaushik Cesan. Managing Director, Ranjit Patil, elaborates on why it has become necessary to have technically advanced machines as the company gears up to take on bigger projects across sectors

How is your company positioned to undertake the large scope of current and upcoming projects in India’s infrastructure sector, especially in road sector?

Infrastructure development is taking place throughout the country, and road connectivity is being established across the country. The government’s focus is also on speeding up the infra development programs. It plans to develop a total of 66,117 km of roads under different programmes and has also decided to invest ₹7 trillion ($107.82 billion) for construction of new roads and highways over the next five years. Through a series of initiatives, it is working on policies to attract significant investor interest.

As the government has targeted to construct 40 kms of road per day from the current 22 km/day, we believe that we can speed up road construction using advanced technology and a skilled workforce. But a thorough research and planning is important to achieve the targets within the timeframes.

We started our company in 1952 for constructing buildings, and later entered the road construction sector. We delivered quality work and completed projects as per the stipulated deadlines with our wide range of equipment, machinery and plants. Now, we have the experience and the equipment to take on any challenging assignment in road construction or any other project.

Kaushik Cesan

Currently, we have 4-5 work orders in hand for some big infra projects, for which we are working under joint ventures. We are also gearing up for Smart City projects.

How future-ready is your company to take on such mega projects?

With the industry becoming more demanding and competitive, contractors should be future ready with the latest technical know-how, equipment and machinery, plus, they must have a skilled workforce and awareness of the modern technologies being adopted by the bigger companies.

The latest technologies are available in the market for completing projects faster using the new, highly productive and reliable machines. At M.T. Patil Builders & Contractors, we are continuously exploring options for executing projects, while maintaining the quality parameters and completion timelines. Today, we have a skilled workforce and a vast range of machines that include Stone Crusher Plants, Wet Mix Macadams, Ready Mix Concrete Plants, Road Roller Machines, Asphalt Drum Mix Plants, Excavators, Motor Graders, Forklift Trucks, Backhoe Loaders, Compactor Dozers, Paver Machines, Concrete Vibrators, VSI Plants, Dozers, Trucks, Tippers, Dumpers, Water Tankers, Tractors With Trolley, Transit Mixers, Trucks, Campers (Utility Vehicles), and Boleros (Utility Vehicles).

Kaushik Cesan

Is M.T. Patil Builders & Contractors using RAP, warm-mix, cold-mix, etc., to conserve the natural resources and control pollution?

Yes, we’re using Kaushik’s RAP- enabled plants which are helping in saving our fast depleting natural resources and also controlling the pollution. Our plants have the ability to utilize recycled asphalt (RAP) in place of fresh aggregate, which is a big cost saver. The plants can maintain high mix quality while repurposing the RAP, and thus, provide excellent asphalt mix. The plants can take 15-20% of RAP materials.

M.T Patil has a big fleet of Kaushik Cesan’s Road Construction equipment to which it has recently added yet another Kaushik Asphalt Batch Mix plant. Why are Kaushik products your first choice?

We have had a very good experience working with Kaushik machines and the experts in the company. For instance, the Batch Mix Plant of Kaushik enables us to prepare excellent quality asphalt mixture. The machine being fully automatic, optimizes time, workforce and performance for completing projects on time. Features include a European standard burner and bag house, which are completely synchronized. This minimizes energy wastage and makes them operator-friendly. The specially designed burners make the plant more fuel-efficient by at least 4.5 liters/ton.

The factory-fitted modular plant enables easy erection, dismantling, and transportation. It can be set up within 2-3 days. Moreover, the plants work safely at sites as they have stringent production checks.

In fact, all our equipment purchased from Kaushik are high performing and working in good condition. They deliver higher productivity, ensure minimal downtime, and the company provides efficient and prompt service and maintenance.

NBM&CW October 2018

AJAX: Resilient & Resourceful

Debasis Bhattacharya, Head – Marketing, Sales & Product Support at AJAX Engineering, discusses what is making AJAX even more resilient and adaptive, as it finds ways to remain competitively strong despite the current slowdown Read More ...

Vermeer India: In the Forefront of Trenchless Technology

T. Ramesh, Country Head, Vermeer India, speaks on the widening scope of trenchless technology and solutions offered by Veermer for India’s infra development sector. Trenchless solution is used in constructing infrastructure Read More ...

INNOMAC: On a Roll

In 2019, Bangalore-based INNOMAC Engineering Industries launched a range of construction equipment such as Bar Cutting Machines, Bar Bending Machines, Suspended platforms, Hydraulic Home lifts and Building Maintenance Systems Read More ...

Louis Berger Tunnelling Through Challenges

Kshitish Nadgauda, Senior VP & MD – Asia, Louis Berger, shares information on the challenges encountered during tunnelling in the mountainous terrains of J&K and in the busy streets of Mumbai. Louis Berger has completed Read More ...

Wacker Neuson: Zero emission is the future

The Wacker Neuson Group continues to make targeted investments in research and development to expand its portfolio and position as a leader in technology in its core markets. The Group is actively working on new technologies Read More ...

Volvo Trucks: Adapting to Evolving Markets

Volvo Trucks International is enhancing its hauling capabilities, creating digitized interface in its products, and meeting the new emission regulations. Roger Alm, Executive Vice President, Volvo Group & President, Volvo Trucks Read More ...

Epiroc: Strong in India

Jerry Andersson, Managing Director, Epiroc Mining India, shares the reasons behind the company’s sustained growth in India over 60 years. Epiroc has completed 60 years in India, during which time, our machines have helped Read More ...

Ashitech to launch higher capacity asphalt batch mix plants

In a bid to target big contractors working on long stretches of the National and State highway and road projects, Gujarat-based asphalt batch mix plant manufacturer Ashitech will be launching 180-200 tph asphalt batch mix plants Read More ...

KYB Conmat - Developing tech-rich competitive products

Japanese Concrete Equipment manufacturing conglomerate, KYB Conmat has launched a new range of compact batching plants of 30-45-60 cum/hr capacities; wheel loaders of 1.2 cum and 1.6 cum; a new range of tower batch Read More ...

Tata Hitachi to scale up business with more products

Based on an evaluation of customer requirements, Tata Hitachi is introducing new, more sturdy machines; It has re-entered the backhoe loader market with its Shinraj model and plants to increase its product portfolio going forward Read More ...

PMP offers complete package of solutions to OEMs

PMP industries will continue to provide higher levels of equipments performance optimization through its integrated solutions for India and global markets. The company is offering a range of solutions for varied verticals of construction Read More ...

CASE India enters new product segment; launches its well tested 20-ton Made in India Excavator

The CNH Group is doubling its investments in India and consolidating its market presence by offering a value proposition to its customers. Neil Woodfin, VP AMEA and CE Global Alliances, CNHI International SA, and Raunak Varma Read More ...

Customer Satisfaction is at the heart of Mahindra

Vinod Sahay, CEO, Mahindra Truck and Bus Division and Mahindra Construction Equipment Division, shares the company’s plans for FY2020 keeping in view the current macro-economic factors. What growth prospects do you foresee in Read More ...

Manitou: Total Solutions Provider

From widening and upgrading its products to comprehensive aftermarket sales and support, Manitou South Asia is geared up to achieve sustained growth over the new year, says Hafeez Khan, Managing Director, Manitou South Asia. Read More ...

Liebherr places superior product offerings and services over pricing

Despite pricing being under pressure, Liebherr India will abstain from compromising on quality and safety of the product just to match the price offered by competitors. The company’s products will continue to be offered on the same Read More ...

Next Gen Compressors and Light Towers from Atlas Copco

Tony Van Herbruggen, General Manager, and S. Kumar, Business Line Manager, Atlas Copco Power Technique, Portable Air Division, share information on the company’s new technologically advanced products Read More ...

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week