GVR Murthy appointed CEO of Escorts Construction Equipment December 2012 :
Escorts Limited has appointed Mr. G V R Murthy as the Chief Executive Officer of Escorts Construction Equipment. In his career of three decades, Mr Murthy has extensive experience in construction industry, cement products and mineral processing.
Mr. Murthy assumes leadership of Escorts Construction Equipment at a pivotal point for construction equipment industry. In his current role, his main responsibility will be to ensure that the organisation maximises its impact on the growth of the construction equipment industry, delivering on realistic yet ambitious business-driven goals.
Mr. Murthy is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience. Prior to joining Escorts, he was the Joint Managing Director at Tractors India Ltd. Previously, he has served in senior management roles at Sandvik Asia, Svedala Industri, L&T, Fuller-KCP, and Hyderabad Industries.
Escorts Comansa-JIE erect the World's Highest Cooling Tower April 2012 :
Escorts Construction Equipment's tie up with Comansa-JIE has led to yet another achievement in the construction equipment manufacturing industry. Tower cranes manufactured by the company have been used in the construction of the world's highest cooling tower.
ECE imparts training to Nigerian Students April 2012 :
Escorts Construction Equipment Limited organized a month-long workshop for a batch of 22 students from Nigeria. The session focused on operations related to Pick-n-Carry Cranes, Digmax Backhoe Loader and Vibratory Compactor. The objective of the workshop is to impart operational training on construction equipment and help students be gainfully employed in the construction and material handling industry of their country.
These students had approached ECE through Mercury Solutions, an IT training company based in Gurgaon. A fresh batch of 17 Nigerian students is presently undergoing Operator and Maintenance Training for the duration of two months. In a year's time, more than 100 students are expected to come to India for similar sessions.