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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 »

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 »