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China tops the league of the world's most influential construction companies

Four of the largest construction companies in the world are based in China, with French-owned Vinci coming in fifth place. Volvo Construction Equipment takes a look at these Chinese giants...

Mining in Chile: connecting at a deeper level

As copper mining in Chile continues to thrive, the search for more efficient, productivity-boosting processes becomes all the more crucial. Connectivity could be the solution.

Five challenges on the road to electromobility – and how to overcome them

Cleaner, quieter and more productive electric machines are a commitment to building a better tomorrow. But now that the future of construction equipment has arrived, there are still a few...

The furious five components that help machine control systems click

The connectivity ecosystem is growing. Here we take a deeper look at the top five components that are helping machines do more.

Construction connectivity: the best is yet to come

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) may have helped Volvo Group reach a major milestone with 1 million connected assets, but it is already asking ‘what’s next?’ Catrin Nilsson, Manager,...

Five of the world's most inspiring green buildings

As part of World Green Building Week (WGBW), Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at the most impressive green buildings from around the world – and asks what exactly makes them so...

Five ways data helps us predict the future

Our construction equipment dealers handle data every day – making sure customers get the optimum use of their machines in the safest and most efficient way possible. Here are some of the...

Five life-changing benefits of electromobility

Electromobility is powering us into the future and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has been at the forefront of the journey. But can this technology really transform the way we live...

How to design machines that are changing from diesel to electric

Volvo CE unveiled earlier this year two zero-emissions machines – the ECR25 Electric compact excavator and L25 Electric compact wheel loader. The machines deliver zero exhaust emissions,...

Volvo ECR25 Electric Top Benefits

The Volvo ECR25 Electric’s first mission was constructing an award-winning show garden. For Peter Holmberg, the Swedish operator who took on the task, it was an all-new experience.

Volvo CE Masters construction's toughest challenge

Over the course of three years and many challenges of nerve and knowledge, more than 3,200 technicians from across the globe are whittled down to a team of just three victors. As a test of...

Why construction has entered the AI race

While other sectors boast of advances in artificial intelligence (AI), construction is now taking the lead, believes a panel of experts from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

Infographic: The rise of artificial intelligence in construction

The global AI-in-construction market was valued at $3.1 million in 2017 – but this figure is now expected to sky rocket to $3.1 billion over the next five years.

Five ways AI is disrupting the way we live and work

No longer the domain of secret labs and sci-fi plots, artificial intelligence (AI) can help us recognize patterns in vast amounts of data, anticipate future events and take well-informed...

Hacking the key to optimizing digital diversity

Changing technologies mean every company needs to stay ahead of the digital curve, but few go so far as inviting hackers to take over their systems. Yet Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo...

Infographic: Strength in diversity

A balanced workforce is one third more likely to outperform its competitors, yet construction is one of the least diverse industries in the world. Here are the facts.

Three reasons why a diverse workforce is the best workforce

Balance is always better when it comes to business. Which is why Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) embraces a culture that puts diversity and inclusion at the center of its success....

Diversity is the responsibility of everyone

With a diverse workforce one of the key ways to promote innovation and creativity, how can a male-dominated industry like construction achieve better equality? We discuss how to get there...

Electric City: rethinking London's streets

If London plans to be a zero-carbon city by 2050, there have to be huge changes in policy, transport infrastructure and public attitude. Volvo Construction Equipment talks to Mark Poulton,...