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Four uptime-boosting innovations

Recent technical advancements have resulted in new and creative solutions that make time-consuming tasks quicker and more precise than ever before. From the highly technical to the...

The Five Rules Of Global Distribution

How do you transport one of any 100,000 spare parts across the globe at any given time? Here we look at the intricate choreography Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has perfected to...

VIDEO: Three steps on the road to carbon neutrality

The road to carbon neutral construction is not straightforward but there are three steps that are essential if we are going to make this journey.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to break up with carbon

Construction has had a love hate relationship with carbon, but the Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) wants the industry to aim for total carbon neutrality by 2045. So here are the top 5...

Volvo CE's 'The Megaproject Listing' series wins Content Marketing Awards

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has scooped a top prize at the prestigious Content Marketing Awards for its global digital campaign ‘The Megaproject Listing’.

The five cleverest green innovations

Climate change is a reality and we know that it is accelerated by our actions. But humans are by nature innovative and although our industrial revolution may have had huge environmental...

Construction gets ready for the Clean Tech Rush

Technology has the power to make construction cleaner, smarter and more efficient – yet progress has been slow. How can the industry take full advantage of intelligent automation? Alastair...

Smart design: building a sustainable future

Designing machinery to have a lower carbon footprint is becoming increasingly important. Niklas Nillroth, Vice President Environment & Sustainability at Volvo Construction Equipment...

INFOGRAPHIC: The global construction market digs excavators

Increasing urbanization and rising construction investment are key drivers for the market but there is no one size fits all. From BIG to small we go on a global hunt to find the world’s most...

Sales up 32% in strong second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

Helping the Volvo Group to its best ever quarter, Volvo CE posted significant improvements in sales, earnings and order intake.

VIDEO: Three big excavator no-no's

Excavators are great. They are the superheroes of modern construction, but even the most super excavators can run into trouble in the wrong hands...

Volvo CE appoints Peter Jordansson to SVP of Purchasing and Supplier Management

Peter Jordansson will join Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) as the new Senior Vice President of Purchasing & Supplier Management.

Volvo Construction Equipment and LEGO® Technic team up with children to create an autonomous concept wheel loader of the future.

Now it becomes a LEGO® Technic set paving the way for real life construction machines.

Volvo's formidable excavator six pack

Was there ever a machine more adaptable, scalable, or shape-shifting than the excavator? Here we look at the versatility behind a selection of Volvo Construction Equipment’s mighty...

Excavators help put a shine on chrome mining

A team of six Volvo EC480D excavators are the centerpiece of a new mining venture in Madagascar that is extracting thousands of tonnes of Chromite ore a day – and helping improve the lives...

The Construction Climate Challenge Summit: The Road To Carbon Neutral Infrastructure

A staggering $350 trillion is to be invested solely in urban infrastructure globally by 2050. How to build it in a carbon neutral manner was the challenge faced by some of the industry's...

Volvo CE tests safety concepts with Colas

Volvo Construction Equipment is working on a research project to improve work site safety in collaboration with its customer Colas – a world leader in the construction and maintenance of...

Future-proofing Excavators

The excavator market has soared in recent years thanks to growing urbanization – with 2018 set to mark a record high. But what happens next? Volvo Construction Equipment’s Vice President of...

VIDEO: The three most important factors to consider when buying a mining machine

Running a busy mining operation only to have your machine fail on you in the middle of a job is not an option. To make sure you’re meeting your targets to time and to budget you need to have...

Volvo CE pilots pioneering 5G technology

Volvo Construction Equipment will be among the first in the world to trial 5G mobile technology as part of a unique collaboration with mobile operator Telia Company.