Electrification of construction equipment represents ‘future of industry’: Volvo CE

Volvo Construction Equipment presented the company’s prototype electric hybrid wheel loader – a machine that can deliver up to a 50% improvement in fuel efficiency. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) reinforced the fact that energy efficiency is at the top of the company’s agenda when it unveiled its prototype hybrid wheel loader – known as

Volvo CE predicts up to a 95% reduction in carbon emissions at electric site

The company is working on an electric site research project that aims to transform the quarry and aggregates industry by reducing carbon emissions by up to 95% and total cost of ownership by up to 25% Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) presented its electric site solution and unveiled the new concept HX1 autonomous, battery electric,

Volvo CE reveals prototype autonomous machines at Xploration Forum

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated its prototype autonomous wheel loader and articulated hauler working together at the company’s Xploration Forum in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) presented an exclusive demo of its prototype autonomous wheel loader and articulated hauler working together at the company’s Xploration Forum, held between September 9th-14th in Eskilstuna, Sweden. The prototype

CNH Industrial, Hyundai enter mini-excavator alliance

CNH Industrial announces an exclusive agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for production and development of mini-excavators. Under the 10-year-long-agreement with renewal option, CNH Industrial will market four mini excavator models that will be supplied as complete products by HHI through OEM production, and ten other mini excavator models in the form of complete knock

What makes a building sustainable?

An exclusive analysis on how a building can be not only sustainably planned and built, but also operated Sustainability is no more a buzzword; it’s a mandate for today’s building construction. However, there is no simple answer to the question “what makes a building sustainable?” because there are no parameters to label a building sustainable.

How to select a ‘safe’ green paint?

Paints and coatings are an integral part of building décor which not only elevate the aesthetic appearance but also serve as a protective layer to the underlying substrate. A paint is made up of different composition of materials in it. The binder forms the important component of it which helps it appear as a film-forming.

Perma on a mission to deliver world-class solutions

Perma Construction Aids, an ISO 9001 – 2008 certified company, is manufacturing and marketing various construction chemicals of international standards, all over India and neighbouring countries. Perma offers the most modern construction chemicals to cater to all critical applications in the civil engineering industry. The company has a mission to deliver world-class product solutions, with

Why structural steel?

Building construction and operations can have extensive direct and indirect impacts on the environment, society, and economy. The main objectives of sustainable design are to reduce, or completely avoid, depletion of critical resources like energy, water, and raw materials; prevent environmental degradation caused by facilities and infrastructure throughout their life cycle; and create built environments

Building with smart glass

Making use of smart glass in sustainable building The dream of a ‘Nearly-Zero Energy’ building has, for decades, lured architects and builders around the world into innovating new technologies and building materials to create smart and sustainable infrastructure. “With this dream fast turning into a reality, green buildings are actually becoming a norm globally, through

How lights make building sustainable?

Analysis on how lighting makes building sustainable Lighting accounts for around 15 per cent of the energy bill in most homes, and around 25 per cent in commercial buildings. It is supplied by electrical power plants using fossil fuels, and is responsible for a significant percentage of carbon dioxide emissions, a leading cause of global