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Building a new wonder of the world

With severe overcrowding putting pressure on the iconic city of Cairo, Egypt, the answer is simple: build a new capital city next to it. In the seventh episode of The Megaproject Listing, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) explores the ambitious construction of a new metropolis outside the sprawling urban center… Read more »

Will Automation Ever Take off in Construction?

Increasing automation is met with excitement and fear in equal measure. But the benefits for mankind of autonomy are enormous, says Professor Paul Newman, Co-Founder of autonomous vehicle software company Oxbotica, and a professor based at Oxford University in the UK. Professor Paul Newman is Co-Founder of Oxbotica, the autonomous… Read more »

Auto Pilots: What do Customers Want from Automation?

Automation technology is advancing, but what features do customers actually want? In this article Volvo CE’s Tine Lefebvre, Global Director Connected Services and Koen Sips, VP Customer Solutions, highlight how automated services are making every operator the world’s best. We talk about ‘automation’ as if it’s a new thing, but… Read more »

Telia, Ericsson and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) have launched Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use today at Volvo CE’s facility in Eskilstuna. Volvo CE will then become one of the first in the world to use 5G technology to test remote-controlled machines and autonomous solutions. The 5G network… Read more »

Agreement signed to acquire low-volume Swedish machine adaptation specialist Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it is to acquire special application partner CeDe Group for an undisclosed sum. CeDe Group is based in Malmo, Sweden, and the deal – which is expected to come into force by mid-March… Read more »

An Eco-City for the Future: Ready to Rise

With 90% of the infrastructure now completed, the eco-friendly Lusail City is starting to blossom in the desert of Qatar – just like the local flower it is named after. Like the desert flowers that lie dormant in the sand for years and then burst suddenly into life when the… Read more »

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined forces with National Geographic to highlight a breathtaking project to save an endangered community against the threat of rising sea levels. Through a new collaboration that aligns with both companies’ joint values of creating a planet in balance, this new campaign will reveal… Read more »

With a growing global population, the need for new or renovated infrastructure is becoming ever more prevalent. But how do we go about making sure that this infrastructure is sustainable? Dr. Paul Toyne explains on behalf of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) how the circular economy, combined with an investment… Read more »

Volvo Looks to the Electric Future at Bauma 2019

Visitors to this year’s bauma 2019 exhibition in Munich, Germany, will be given a glimpse into the technological future as Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at Building Tomorrow, showcasing its latest machines and integrated services. Demonstrating the breadth of the Volvo Group, Volvo CE will be joined at bauma… Read more »

Six Sustainable Building Materials of the Future

What if we could use mushrooms to warm our homes? Or use shape-memory alloys to make our infrastructure more sustainable? Volvo Construction Equipment takes a look at some of the future technology with the potential to radically transform the way we build. 1. Cross-laminated timber Wood has been a construction… Read more »