Bringing back coral reefs in Bali, restoring the Patagonian grasslands and replanting forest in Madagascar. Indulge in more ecological restoration plans.
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In the heart of the south of Florida, a giant hydrological restoration project is taking place. The mission is to secure the waterflows to a healthy level after decades of draining the land. The construction of the C-43 water reservoir is an important piece of the puzzle to restore the whole of the Everglades to its former glory.Have a look
The waterflows in the Everglades in Florida are damaged after more than a century of draining. The build of the massive C-43 water reservoir will help restore the flows.
One thousand operators are working on an important segment of the New Silk Road in Kazakhstan. We met Gaziz Dusekenov whose love for excavators has had an impact on a new generation.
More than two thousand operators, with one thousand machines, spread out along a distance of more than 600 kilometers. These are the conditions at the construction site in Kazakhstan.
The New Silk Road will be a game-changer for global logistics. In Kazakhstan, the transformation has already started. Read all about the megaproject of our century.
The Belt and Road Initiative has a major effect on the construction business. Volvo is involved in 24 projects within the initiative. Now, the megaproject opens up for new collaborations.
Norway embarks on the country’s biggest infrastructure project in modern history. Here is the story on how the contemporary Vikings are shaping a new future under water.
Blasting foreman Arne Oddvar Haugeland has worked in tunnels for nearly half a century. Every day, he faces the risks of working subsea. “You need to trust your colleagues,” he says.
To be an excavator operator has become Ibrahim Mohamed’s life. He lives at the construction sites one month at the time, spending time away from his family. For him, the job is worth it.
Egypt is constructing a whole new capital and the need for trained operators is huge. Come along to the training center outside Cairo where operator skills are taken to the next level.
Cairo is one of the world’s most iconic cities. But the magic comes with a cost - severe congestion. Will the new capital wipe away Cairo’s traffic jams and give Egypt a greener future?
One third of the land disappears and recurs with the tide every day. This is the story of Sundarbans, one of the world’s most extreme settings for construction work.
Millimeter by millimeter, the sea levels are rising. In Sundarbans, the future is already a reality. We take a look at how the construction business can tackle this global challenge.