Optimising fuel efficiency


Environmental and energy cost issues demand that the construction equipment industry develop more efficient and energy-saving machines. During the CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT, held virtually on July 22-23, 2021, Kumar Gyanendra Mohan, Deputy General Manager – Asset Management, Construction Plant and Machinery, Montecarlo, spoke on the recent advances and whether hybridisation is now on the interim answer to efficiency.

He said, “Fuel plays a fundamental role within the construction industry. Diesel is used as fuel in most construction equipment. It contributes more than 30% of operational costs of construction equipment and has a major impact on the profits of the company. Hence, implementation of an efficient fuel management program is necessary for redu