Sustainability Features

EFCA: Will EU institutions respond to the call for integrated water policy?
Published on: 21 February, 2024
EFCA responds to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) declaration on an EU Blue Deal
ITER: Where science and construction meet the future
Published on: 20 February, 2024
Challenges, triumphs and turbulent times for the extraordinary ITER nuclear project in France
Sustainable solutions: How can we reduce the impact of drilling on the environment?
Published on: 16 February, 2024
Drilling is a crucial component of construction, but its impact on the environment can be significant. Catrin Jones explores solutions
Why construction in the Netherlands has gone to pot
Published on: 13 February, 2024
The building made from cannabis nominated for the Dutch Architects Best Building Award 2023
AEM publishes Scope 3 Category 11 GHG emissions reporting guidance for off-highway OEMs
Published on: 11 February, 2024
The guidance is intended to promote consistency in reporting.
John Deere’s Pierre Guyot on the future of powering construction equipment
Published on: 02 February, 2024
The question of how to power construction equipment effectively at the same time as bringing down carbon emissions is taxing the minds of experts across the sector.
3 conditions for success of new ‘green buildings’ initiative
Published on: 30 January, 2024
FIEC president on pros and cons of the recently released EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
Are governments going to start mandating for non-diesel-powered construction equipment?
Published on: 26 January, 2024
As the UK considers a new strategy for decarbonising construction equipment, is it a sign that governments could start mandating for machines powered by something other than diesel?
Overhauling the hauler: How are the machines becoming more sustainable?
Published on: 19 January, 2024
As global temperatures continue to climb, so the race to build more sustainable machines hots up, as Mike Hayes reports
5 tech takeaways from CES 2024
Published on: 17 January, 2024
Leading equipment manufacturers were a force at CES 2024, showing off tech for the future of construction and agriculture while hinting at a new world to come
Meeting sustainability: How construction can step up and overcome its biggest challenge
Published on: 15 January, 2024
Matt Bloor, Chief Commercial Officer of YardLink, looks at the challenges of getting to net-zero and what can be done to get overcome them
Green road construction: What are the newest developments?
Published on: 08 January, 2024
Manufacturers in road construction are thinking green when it comes to materials and alternative fuels. The journey to net zero is underway, and the developments in equipment and tech are increasingly advanced, reports Katherine Weir
The biggest developments in construction equipment in 2023
Published on: 14 December, 2023
This was a year characterized by exciting advancements in power alternatives, operational digitalization, autonomous equipment and so much more
Interview: Wacker Neuson Chief Sales Officer on growth for the future
Published on: 11 December, 2023
Alexander Greschner, Chief Sales Officer, Wacker Neuson, highlights their current – and future – direction to Catrin Jones
Will 800-volt systems appear in off-highway applications?
Published on: 29 November, 2023
DPI reports on whether the tech could make its way to commercial trucks and off-highway machines
Electric dreams: When is the best time to switch to an electric machine?
Published on: 28 November, 2023
Mark Ashdown explains why he chose to become an early adopter of electric construction machinery.
Interview: Cummins Engine Business president says no ‘light-switch event’ for zero emissions
Published on: 16 November, 2023
Cummins Engine Business president sees continued future for internal combustion.
Will hydrogen fuel cells make it into construction equipment?
Published on: 10 November, 2023
Construction OEMs and engine manufacturers are moving ahead with hydrogen combustion engines. But will hydrogen fuel cells also be part of the mix? Opinion is divided.
What benefits do veterans bring to construction?
Published on: 09 November, 2023
On Veterans’ Day, former services personnel working in construction discuss why they think veterans are well suited to working in construction.
How to promote an inclusive environment in your company
Published on: 01 November, 2023
Lucy Barnard interviews Emma Porter, managing director of UK-based Story Contracting about how to adopt a workable diversity and inclusion strategy
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