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A global priority: how can the circular economy make infrastructure more sustainable?

With a growing global population, the need for new or renovated infrastructure is becoming ever more prevalent. But how do we go about making sure that this infrastructure is sustainable?...

Volvo looks to the Electric Future at bauma 2019

Visitors to this year’s bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will be given a glimpse into the technological future as Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at Building Tomorrow,...

Volvo Construction Equipment sees sales up 27% in 2018

Supported by a fourth quarter that saw sales up 21% and deliveries increase by 24%, Volvo Construction Equipment ended its strongest year ever buoyed by good demand from all major regions...

Infographic: The world in 2050

How will our planet look in 30 years’ time? In this infographic, we take a closer look at how we really could Build A Better Tomorrow by adopting new technologies, policies and cleaner,...

Six Sustainable Building Materials of the Future

What if we could use mushrooms to warm our homes? Or use shape-memory alloys to make our infrastructure more sustainable? Volvo Construction Equipment takes a look at some of the future...

Volvo CE goes electric on smaller machines

In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start the launch of an electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact...

Three Design Essentials For Soil Compactors

Proper soil compaction is essential for any construction project but soil compactors are much more than heavy rolling weights. We take a look at the three most important design elements for...

Better roads: the American dream

With the condition and funding of the US’s road network stuck in the slow lane, what does the future hold for America’s motorists? ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger and Chief Economist Dr. Alison...

Driving a 60 Ton Hauler? That's Child's Play

With Christmas fast approaching, Bruder’s latest award-winning toy release gives a miniature makeover to the gritty world of construction machines.

Five roads of the future

In the past 50 years there have been huge advancements in the automobile industry but the roads we drive on remain nearly unchanged. As cars get smarter so too should the infrastructure that...

Paving The Way for Vital Infrastructure

The transport infrastructure needs in economically emerging regions of the Asia-Pacific are so significant that roads are being built at an unprecedented rate.

VIDEO: 60 Seconds On Urbanization

How do we build cities that radically reduce our carbon footprint while improving well-being? We talk to Carina Borgström Hansson - Senior Advisor WWF One Planet City.

Volvo showcases portfolio for sustainable infrastructure at bauma China

Following its best third quarter ever, Volvo Group is enjoying a powerful demonstration of its innovative products and newly launched Volvo Services – built to drive sustainable growth...

Cities unite to fight global climate change

WWF’s One Planet City Challenge is a friendly competition with a serious goal – to help cities across the world mobilize to take action against climate change. Volvo Construction Equipment...

Urbanization around the world

Cities are home to 55% of the worlds population and this number is set to grow to two thirds by 2050. But where are these cities? We take a trip around the globe to see the current...

Carbon emissions reduced by 98% at Volvo Construction Equipment and Skanska's Electric Site

Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project – including a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70%...

Volvo CE’s Megaproject Listing: Building a New City From The Ground Up

With Santa Cruz emerging as Latin America’s fastest growing powerhouse, Bolivia’s biggest city is struggling to control its exponential spread. Now a brand-new city is being built from...

INFOGRAPHIC: The quarry & aggregates industry in numbers

With millions of workers and hundreds of thousands of active sites, quarrying is one of the biggest industries in the world – but just how big is it?

Four things you should know about the quarry and aggregates industry

Quarries deliver vital building materials to construction sites all around the world – but there’s a lot more to the industry than that. Here are four things you might not know about the...

Five of the remotest cities in the world

Growing urbanization in some of the hardest to reach spots on earth can be difficult to manage, but for thousands of years humans have persevered and created incredible cities in the most...