Your future dream home could be made out of potato peels

As the debate for sustainable construction continues to gain momentum globally, a UK engineering firm has predicted that organic food waste will be the future raw material for eco-friendly products such bricks and partition boards. London-based Arup Group Limited has…
Mahindra makes bold bet on construction equipment market

Mumbai-based automobile company Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) has launched its first motor grader—Mahindra RoadMaster G75— as it seeks to meet the rising demand for heavy construction machinery. The Mahindra RoadMaster G75, which is manufactured under the aegis of M&M’s…
Caterpillar, Textron sign deal to manufacture utility vehicles

Caterpillar has signed a deal with Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. to manufacture and distribute utility vehicles, as the American construction equipment maker seeks to explore new markets. The partnership will see Caterpillar offering utility vehicle models that will be sold…
Tanzania high speed railway a major boon for Turkish engineers

Turkish construction firm Yapi Merkezi will hire at least 1000 engineers to help set up a 336-km high-speed electric railway line between Morogoro and Makutupora in central Tanzania. This follows the signing of a Sh200 billion ($1.92 billion) deal with…