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The circular economy = Good business

How do we go from society’s current ‘take-make-waste’ linear approach to a circular economy that reuses resources and leaves no waste – but still fosters prosperity? Volvo CE’s Nele Van...

Volvo CE's zero waste facility

The Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) Shippensburg site in Pennsylvania, USA becomes the company’s second site to earn zero landfill status.

Electromobility's time has come

With equal performance to diesel power and a much better operating environment, saving the planet has never been easier, says Elodie Guyot, head of Volvo CE’s electric compact excavator...

How is nature influencing the way we design?

Human’s design feats are undeniably incredible but we can still learn a lot by looking to nature. Volvo Construction Equipment take a look at some ingenious designs inspired by nature.

A new way to attract talent

What could possibly be the connection between the equestrian world and our industry? We found out when the Volvo Group hosted an employer branding event during the Gothenburg Horse Show.

Infographic: The future of construction finance

Data and Fintech are powerful tools that will make the financing of construction equipment more efficient in the future – helping to tailor offerings to customer's needs.

How fintech is oiling the wheels of equipment financing

In an equipment sale it’s often the credit team that finally seals the deal. Thanks to new technology, commercial financing is about to undergo an efficiency revolution, says Volvo Financial...

Construction productivity? There's an app for that

Construction is becoming more influenced by technologies within the gaming industry. So who better to take Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) connected solutions into the future than...

Five efficiency champions share their productivity-boosting tips

A company is only as productive as the people driving it forward – and with great efficiency comes great results. From the factory floor to the head office, we hear from a handful of Volvo...

Volcano spillways help protect communities and precious aggregate resources

As an illustration of efficiency in action, a preservation project to protect Filipino villagers’ homes from erupting volcanoes also keeps local economies thriving by ensuring that valuable...

How can dealers embrace our digital future

Could virtual shop floors and ‘uptime experts’ replace traditional bricks and mortar dealerships? Stephen Roy, Senior Vice President of Sales Region Americas at Volvo Construction Equipment...

Timeline of compact machines

Compact machines are the most popular segment on the market. Here we take a look at some of the major innovations to impact these mini marvels over the years.

Mini machines, big business: the electrifying rise of compact equipment

At the centre of some of the most influential technological transformations in recent years, compact machines have proved to be a breeding ground for innovation and application versatility....

Compact machines: your helping hand

From inner city projects to landscaping and precision demolition, compact machines are the pint-sized powerhouses putting versatility into action. Here people at the heart of these projects...

What the Belt and Road Initiative means to the construction business

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is reshaping the world with goods and people already using the newly built routes. But what does this giant infrastructure project mean to the construction...

Which way next for China?

As the market looks to have peaked, what’s next for the Chinese construction equipment market? On behalf of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), Chris Sleight, managing director of...

Three steps to stay ahead in China's age of innovation

China’s construction technology is embracing innovative technology at a rapid rate. Mats Sköldberg, Vice President of Technology in China and Head of the company’s Jinan Technology Center,...

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...