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VIDEO: Get it right with On-Board Weighing

See how load weighing systems are taking the guesswork out of loading and unloading and making the process safer, cheaper and more fuel efficient. In this 60-second explainer we show how...

How the EU is in danger of making construction less productive

Proposed European data privacy laws could hinder the flow of data around construction sites. In this article Riccardo Viaggi, Secretary General of the Committee for European Construction...

INFOGRAPHICS: Top tech trends to boost construction productivity

Construction is one of the largest industries in the world, yet its productivity record lags behind that of the world economy, growing at just 1% a year.

Tech key to driving down contracting costs

Managing equipment data and machine control systems lies at the heart of providing safe, productive equipment at the lowest possible cost, says Hubbard Construction’s John Sharp

Fixing construction's productivity problem

The construction industry has had a troubled history with productivity.

Volvo Construction Equipment see sales up 28% in Q4

Improved competitiveness and increased demand helped Volvo Construction Equipment put in a strong fourth quarter of 2017, with sales up 28% in the period, and up 31% for the full year.

Volvo CE's fully-electric compact excavator prototype wins Intermat Innovation Award

Volvo Construction Equipment’s fully-electric compact excavator has won an Intermat Innovation Award for its revolutionary design. The EX2 prototype delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher...

Volvo 'builds tomorrow' at Intermat Paris 2018

Under the theme ‘Building Tomorrow’, Volvo Construction Equipment will showcase its evolving approach to customer success, focusing on services, dealer capability and new technologies.

Volvo launches own range of rigid haulers

Volvo CE is set to enter the rigid hauler market with a complete Volvo-branded range. Using the expertise of its Motherwell facility in Scotland, the range consists of four machines,...

Volvo CE presents the second episode of 'The Megaproject Listing': Moving the city of Kiruna

The latest episode of ‘The Megaproject Listing’ takes viewers to the northernmost city in Sweden, Kiruna – where the city is on the move. Kiruna is relocating three kilometers east to ensure...

CECE Secretary General visits Volvo CE facilities in Eskilstuna

The Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) recently met the experts at Volvo CE to discuss how technology and environmental change are shaping the future of the industry.

Swedish Prime Minister and French President sign strategic partnership at Volvo Group headquarters

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Volvo Group headquarters where they saw some of the company’s latest innovations – including the...

Volvo CE sales up 34% in Q3

Market share gains and strong recoveries in Asia and Russia help propel Volvo Construction Equipment to a strong performance in the third quarter of 2017.

Volvo CE's new Spirit Magazine presents Megaprojects that change people's lives

The construction projects in Spirit Magazine’s new series ‘The Megaproject Listing’ do not just build and rebuild. They transform people’s lives. They improve connections between...

Volvo CE launches 'Building Tomorrow' brand film

The culmination of Volvo Construction Equipment’s latest brand campaign, ‘Building Tomorrow’ documents the quest for a more sustainable future.

Volvo CE completes sale of GB dealership

After a period of employee consultation, Volvo Construction Equipment has concluded the sale of its Volvo Construction Equipment GB dealership to long term distribution partner SMT, through...

The legacy that shaped Volvo's world-class excavators

Volvo has leveraged 180 years of technical know-how and over 75 years of excavator experience to develop some of the world’s finest excavators – a story that continues to unfold as new...

Volvo CE future customers share sweet ideas

In an ever-changing world, the possibilities are endless – even if the future might not be made of candy. But just like its future customers, Volvo Construction Equipment is not afraid to...

Sales up 36% in strong second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

Transformation program and increasing demand in key markets helps boost Volvo CE in Q2 2017, with significant improvements in both sales and earnings.

The first. The best. The most - Volvo celebrates 75,000th hauler

With half of all the articulated haulers ever made bearing the Volvo brand, the company has just passed another landmark – the production of its 75,000th hauler.