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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.

Top 10 Issues Shaping Mining In 2018

As commodity prices enjoy another bull run, how is the mining industry reacting to change? Professional services firm Deloitte Global identified 10 key trends facing the industry in their...

Infographic: Top Innovations To Change The Mining Market

From the industrial revolution to today’s digital revolution – mining has been surprisingly creative when it comes to boosting safety and productivity.

Data Mining

Is the global mining industry ripe for an equipment recovery – or still suffering the hangover of the boom years? Here Chris Sleight, managing director of analyst Off Highway Research,...

The World's Top Five Mines

Many necessities of modern life rely on mined materials – but where are these minerals coming from and what exactly makes them so impressive?

‘Building tomorrow’ movie scoops Brand Film Festival award

Celebrating the best of brand storytelling throughout Europe, Volvo CE’s ‘Building Tomorrow’ short film has been presented with a bronze award in the Brand Film Festival in London.

INFOGRAPHIC: Timeline of Construction Safety Solutions

According to OSHA 6.5 million people work on construction sites every day in the US alone. The fatal accident rate is higher than any other industry. With risk prevention a top priority for...

Top five tech to make construction safer

As one of the most hazardous industries in the world, it’s no surprise that construction workers need to take care every day on the job.

Volvo demonstrates strong portfolio for customer success at Intermat Paris 2018

Large technical, social and climate forces are driving the global economy. The Volvo Group comes to Intermat with a package of machines and services that deliver customer success –...

Grand Paris demonstrates Volvo Group's ability to support world's largest projects

The Volvo Group is working together in order to meet the demands of the Grand Paris project – Europe’s largest construction site.

New Volvo excavator attachments are safe and versatile

Tiltrotators are now available as factory fit on 15 excavator models and the new tiltable bucket expands the large excavator bucket range from Volvo.

Certified Rebuild Program gives Volvo machines a new lease of life

Volvo Construction Equipment’s Certified Rebuild Program offers the same quality standards as a new Volvo machine through three flexible packages.

Volvo reveals 1.8 tonne ECR18E ultra-short swing radius compact excavator

The ECR18E from Volvo Construction Equipment features an ultra-short swing radius, making it super agile and safer when working in confined urban applications.

Built by the best: introducing the all-new EW240E material handler from Volvo

Building on its extensive experience, Volvo Construction Equipment has created its strongest and most innovative material handler yet – the EW240E.

Insightful solutions from Volvo CE

The new Insight Reports from Volvo Construction Equipment promise customers a solution to better manage machine utilization and efficiency, reduce unplanned downtime, and monitor...

Mid-sized Volvo H-Series wheel loaders offer 20% fuel improvement

Offering up to 20% greater fuel efficiency, added versatility and lower lifetime operating costs, the upgraded L60H, L70H and L90H wheel loaders from Volvo are multi-talented powerhouses.