Volvo Construction Equipment NA, Inc.

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The second of a nine-part series looks at the relocation project of Kiruna, a small mining town above the Arctic Circle. We'll send you the scoop to your inbox every Wednesday. This week, we get up close and personal with Anton Laitamaa, an experienced technician to find out how he completes the perilous job - day in and day out. One day he...

The DD110C is the latest in a series of recent double drum asphalt compactor introductions from Volvo — offering the latest in advanced technologies that have the potential to drastically improve job quality, productivity and machine uptime. With a 66-inch drum width and 24,350-pound operating weight, the DD110C rounds out the highway-class double...

Volvo Construction Equipment NA, Inc.

 •  December 19, 2017

Charles Carter has been appointed Vice President, Construction Equipment Sales for Volvo Financial Services USA, effective January 1, 2018. In his new role, Charles will be responsible for the VFS construction equipment sales channel in the USA, and will work with Volvo Construction Equipment colleagues and the brand’s distribution network to...

Volvo Construction Equipment NA, Inc.

 •  December 14, 2017

The first of a nine-part series looks at the relocation of Kiruna, Sweden’s northernmost city. We’ll deliver the details directly to your inbox every week. To start off the series, we find out why moving a city is more than just a challenge – it’s an opportunity. Every night, just over an hour after midnight, a rumbling arises from the ground under...

The latest episode of ‘The Megaproject Listing’ takes viewers to the northernmost city in Sweden, Kiruna – where the city is on the move. Kiruna is relocating three kilometers east to ensure it does not collapse into the expanding mine it grew up around. ‘Moving a City’ tells the story of Kiruna’s historic move and its challenges. Sweden’s...

The Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) recently met the experts at Volvo CE to discuss how technology and environmental change are shaping the future of the industry. The visit to Sweden this month of the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE), the recognized organization representing and promoting European...

Volvo Construction Equipment NA, Inc.

 •  November 29, 2017

The last of a five-part series looks at the ground-breaking Interstate-4 reconstruction project in Florida. This week, we examine how the $2.3 billion megaproject project will decrease travel time and improve safety for Floridians, when completed in 2021. Ashby Cockrell, 68, avoids Florida’s interstate 4 (I-4) whenever he can. To avoid the traffic...

Volvo Construction Equipment NA, Inc.

 •  November 22, 2017

The alert came in on a sunny Wednesday morning in Florida: ’Engine coolant critically low’. A technician sprang into action, temporarily halting a Volvo excavator from its work on the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, where the machine had been playing its part in one of the country’s largest infrastructure initiatives. A leak in the coolant tank...

Volvo Construction Equipment NA, Inc.

 •  November 21, 2017

The third of a five-part series looks at the ground-breaking Interstate-4 reconstruction project in Florida. We’ll deliver the details directly to your inbox every Wednesday. This week, we go behind the scenes to meet the operators and experts working on one of the largest and most complex road building projects in the world. Roberto Rodriguez is...

Volvo Construction Equipment NA, Inc.

 •  November 21, 2017

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Volvo Group headquarters where they saw some of the company’s latest innovations – including the prototype, fully-electric EX2 compact excavator. The Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and the French President Emmanuel Macron signed a strategic partnership...