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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 industry analysts Off Highway Research, shares his insight. The Chinese construction equipment market is something of a conundrum. When things are good… Read more »

Five of the World’s Most Inspiring Green Buidings

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 sustainable? WGBW organizers World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) defines a ‘green building’ as a building that, in its… Read more »

First Volvo Electric Compact Excavator Arrives at Customer Site

French contractor Spac, part of the Colas Group, has taken delivery of the first electric Volvo compact excavator, the ECR25 Electric, in the customer trial phase. Following the unveiling of the first electric Volvo compact excavator, the ECR25 Electric, at Bauma 2019, the machine has now been delivered to Spac… Read more »

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 grit, stamina and teamwork, there is nothing else that compares to Volvo CE’s Masters Competition…. Read more »

Going Deep to Build the World’s Longest Road Tunnel

Reconstruction of the Coastal Highway Route E39 is not only Norway’s biggest ever infrastructure project – but the Rogfast Tunnel, of which it is part, will be the world’s longest and deepest underwater highway. With a depth of up to 392 meters below sea level, this pioneering project is the… Read more »

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 CE) did just that. Volvo CE’s first hackathon ‘Hack Sprint’, a collaboration with Volvo Group Connected Solutions is a… Read more »

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, Vehicle Technology Manager and Principal Technical Specialist at Transport for London (TfL) to see how this European capital is joining… Read more »

New Exhibition Celebrates Machines of the Future – Build in Lego Bricks

Through a series of visionary LEGO models designed by fans of all ages, exclusive exhibition FutuRE:BUILD reveals the imaginative power of machine technology – at London Transport Museum. What will the construction machines of the future look like? And how will they perform? After inviting members of the public from… Read more »

ANN-SOFIE RÄFTEGÅRD Appointed Head of HR at Volvo CE

With effect from October 1, 2019 latest, Ann-Sofie Räftegård will take up the role of Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Räftegård will lead Human Resources by driving talent management, compensation and benefits, workforce planning, diversity and engagement of Volvo CE’s global workforce of over… Read more »

Volvo’s Electric Excavator Helps Build the Morgan Stanley Garden at Iconic RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The construction of the Morgan Stanley Garden – one of this year’s main show gardens at the global consumer showcase – will be the first major project for Volvo’s new electric ECR25. Highlighting the machine’s unique capabilities for inner city environments and in keeping with the garden’s aims to explore… Read more »