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The changing face of Sierra Leone's diamond mines

Koidu-based Meya Mining is employing and training local operators, helping to improve international perceptions of Sierra Leone’s diamond trade.

Only ambitious carbon reduction goals will effect change, say experts at Construction Climate Challenge conference

Industry heavyweights warned guests at a London Construction Climate Challenge conference this week, hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment, that only big targets will trigger the innovation...

Drones set to take off in construction

Floating effortlessly and able to be positioned with great accuracy, drones – also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – are becoming an increasingly popular tool in the...

When artificial intelligence meets the construction industry

The potential for artificial intelligence – or AI – is high on the social agenda. Seemingly, everyone from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an opinion on the...

The end of the road for petrol and diesel vehicles poses new challenges for the construction industry

Governments and manufacturers envisioning a diesel-free future for on-road vehicles hit the headlines recently. But how will this impact the construction industry and how will it adapt? Low...

Volvo CE backs high-speed revolution heading north

Britain’s new high-speed rail project, HS2 is on track to provide a swift and low-carbon alternative mode of transport from London to the Midlands and the North of England.

Volvo Construction Equipment joins the battle to make zero the hero

World Green Building Week may only happen once a year, but Volvo Construction Equipment dedicates every day to driving energy efficiency improvements at its global production sites.

Employee health - helping construction with exercise

Working in the construction industry can be tough, strenuous and at times, stressful. It’s a manual industry where injury and ill health are not uncommon, which is why Volvo CE promotes good...

75 tonne excavator makes Eastern European debut

Polish cement company, Cementownia Warta’s Volvo EC750E crawler excavator is the first of its kind in Eastern Europe, powering productivity at its limestone operations.

Volvo makes a splash in Colorado

Colorado-based contractor, Whinnery Construction is employing Volvo excavators to navigate the Animas River, ensuring safe passageway for whitewater enthusiasts.

Volvo paves the way for monumental work

With prestigious projects such as London’s Trafalgar Square and Wembley Stadium in its portfolio, the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer is using Volvo equipment to help carve its...

Volvo brings German monument back to its best

Digging deep beneath one of Germany’s most prominent monuments is Volvo CE-equipped construction company, Kögel Bau, employing a fleet of machines to breathe life back into the landmark.

Processing productivity in Saudi Arabia

Family-owned company Saudi Dolomite is using Volvo Construction Equipment machines to increase productivity at its processing plant in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.

Powering up waste disposal

With the help of Volvo excavators, a waste-to-energy facility in Pennsylvania is undertaking significant site improvement efforts to lay the foundation for enhanced site safety and...

World Environment Day:  construction cleans up its act

As World Environment Day approaches, Sasha Risler looks at how construction equipment manufacturers are cleaning up their act with climate-friendly innovations.

Gas powered prosperity in Asia Minor

Turkish pipeline contractor FERNAS Construction employs Volvo PL4809D rotating pipelayers on the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) to bring Caspian gas from Azerbaijan through...

Tactical takedown

Things are looking up for Minnesota-based Rachel Contracting, thanks to a Volvo EC700CHR high reach excavator that is hard at work on a giant downtown demolition project.

Safety with no compromises

From nuclear facilities to creating habitats for albatrosses, no corners are cut with Northwest Demolition & Dismantling.

The iceman meets the volcano

What happens when some cool customers have to quarry some volcanic basalt? They call in Volvo, of course.

Reaching for higher demolition standards

Looking to raise safety standards in South Korea, demolition firm Sungdo Construction is leading by example, bringing down an unstable, old hospital with its Volvo ultra high-reach...