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New quarry research could lead to energy use savings of up to 71 percent

Jul 04, 2015

New quarry research could lead to energy use savings of up to 71 percent

Volvo Construction Equipment is partnering with multinational construction firm Skanska Sweden and the Swedish Energy Agency on a nearly $25 million research project that will examine electromobility possibilities in a quarry environment. “The interesting thing about quarries is that you have ...

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Rollouts: July 2015

Jul 01, 2015

Rollouts: July 2015

Tier 4 Final artic truck Komatsu America Corp. has a new HM400-5 articulated dump truck with a net 469-horsepower SAA6D140E-7 engine that is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions-certified. The dump truck has a 44.1-ton payload, weighs 165,633 pounds, and has ...

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Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and translate your telematics data for you

Jun 05, 2015

Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and translate your telematics data for you

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new fleet management assistance service that takes the manufacturer's dealer involvement to a new level. The new SmartCare service will include three tiers:Basic, Plus and Complete. As you progress from Basic through Complete, your Volvo ...

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Antitrust suit filed against Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo

Jan 30, 2015

Antitrust suit filed against Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo

International Construction Products has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the three biggest names in construction equipment, accusing them of colluding to limit competition in the U.S. The suit was filed in a U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware, and names Caterpillar, Komatsu ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Volvo’s EC250E Excavator

Jan 06, 2015

25 Days of RollOuts: Volvo’s EC250E Excavator

The Volvo EC250E crawler excavator delivers a 5-percent improvement in fuel efficiency compared to past models. The gain is attributed not only to the Tier 4 Final Volvo engine, but also to a range of features that optimize flow and ...

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Volvo’s A40G artic offers high clearance

Dec 02, 2014

Volvo’s A40G artic offers high clearance

  Volvo’s A40G articulated haul truck features a new turbocharged six-cylinder Volvo engine that meets Tier 4 Final emission regulations. The drivetrain and inline dropbox are designed for high ground clearance, while the drivetrain delivers high rimpull, lowers fuel consumption, and ...

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Top Rollouts of 2014

Dec 01, 2014

Top Rollouts of 2014

How we made our choices When we ask readers how we can best help them keep track of changes in the products and services they use to produce aggregates, almost everyone wants an annual short list of the really important stuff. No ...

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Roll Outs – November 2014

Nov 01, 2014

Roll Outs – November 2014

Versatile loader The WA200-7 wheel loader, from Komatsu America Corp., features 126 net horsepower and is powered by a Tier 4 Interim Komatsu engine. It has 3-percent lower fuel consumption than the WA200-6 it replaces. Parallel Z-bar loader linkage gives the ...

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Volvo’s new excavators deliver fuel efficiency

Oct 27, 2014

Volvo’s new excavators deliver fuel efficiency

The Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5-percent improvement in fuel efficiency compared to past models. The gain is attributed not only to the Tier 4 Final Volvo engine, but also to a range of features that optimize ...

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Volvo CE earnings up 31 percent during 3Q

Oct 27, 2014

Volvo CE earnings up 31 percent during 3Q

Continued weak demand for construction equipment in China has negated sales gains in other parts of the world for the second-straight quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment. Despite the difficulties in Asia, the company’s positive earnings report for the third quarter Friday included ...

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Volvo L250H wheel loader offers quick load cycles

Sep 29, 2014

Volvo L250H wheel loader offers quick load cycles

The Tier 4 Final L250H wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment is said to tackle heavy tasks with superior performance and heightened safety. Fuel efficiency is enhanced through OptiShift technology, which combines Volvo’s Reverse By Braking technology and a torque ...

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Roll Outs

Sep 01, 2014

Roll Outs

Quick load cycles The Tier 4 Final L250H wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment is said to tackle heavy tasks with superior performance and heightened safety. Fuel efficiency is enhanced through OptiShift technology, which combines Volvo’s Reverse By Braking technology and ...

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