GRT place India s largest ever
Multi-million dollar equipment deal will be used
to deliver on its new-generation road works in
Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
Mumba i , Ma y 12, 2015: Gl oba l Roa d
T echnology (GRT) India, today announced that it
had finalized the largest purchase of cold
recycling equipment, individual order ever seen
in India. The purchase was made from Wirtgen
Germany , through its Indian subsidiary Wirtgen
India andthe equipment will be used to deliver
on its multi-million dollar program of newgeneration road works in the states of
Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
The order win not only enables GRT to
effectively deliver on its extensive infrastructure
program in India but also will also confirms the
Australian road construction and maintenance
giant's commitment in helping the country
resolve its chronic infrastructure woes.
The record purchase includes three Wirtgen
WR240 Road Stabilizers, three Streaumaster
automated spreaders, three 20MT pad foot
rollers, and three 10MT pad foot rollers.
GRT Chief Executive Officer Ben James said
“This purchase confirms our commitment to
India in providing full support to the government
in realizing their targets for road infrastructure
development. The equipment will enable us to
deliver the scale and the scope of work in short
timeframes that has never before seen in India.
This is first time that this advanced technology
and its techniques are employed which will
bring about a revolution in the way road
infrastructure is built in the country . I can assure
you that soon India will have long lasting and
pothole free roadways”.
The company is working on projects with the
public and private sector in India valued at more
t han 250Cr . The pr oj ect s f eat ur e GRT' s
pr opr i et ar y pol ymer t echnol ogy i ncl ude
construction expressway's using Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) technology .
GRT India's proprietary polymer technology and
del i ver y usi ng t he speci al i sed Wi r t gen
equipment means stronger and safer roads in
India that can be delivered more quickly , more
cost-effectively , in a more environmentallyfriendly manner, and require less maintenance
considering specific challenges to the country's
infrastructure, such as India's monsoons.
GRT India, which recently expanded its
operations in India including a new 20,000 sq. ft.
factory and 10,000 sq. ft. office space in the
Pune region, will house GRT's in-house design
and engineering team.