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September 2012

Sep 23, 2013

September 2012

Benchmark Your Load-Haul Operations

VIDEO: Hamster steers dump truck along Los Tres Cunados quarry

Sep 17, 2013

VIDEO: Hamster steers dump truck along Los Tres Cunados quarry

Heavy equipment operations aren’t strictly limited to humans. A hamster drove a Volvo FMX dump truck up the side of a quarry for a demonstration video from the company, our sister site, Equipment World, reports. In a demonstration of the truck’s steering ...

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SDLG wheel loaders to hit North American market in September

Aug 08, 2013

SDLG wheel loaders to hit North American market in September

Following Volvo Construction Equipment subsidiary SDLG’s announcement that it will enter the North American market this year, seven Volvo dealers are preparing to roll out two SDLG models of wheel loaders in North America in September, according to our sister ...

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Volvo subsidiary SDLG to enter North American market this year

Jul 26, 2013

Volvo subsidiary SDLG to enter North American market this year

China-based Volvo Construction Equipment brand SDLG announced Wednesday that it plans to enter the North American market this year, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. SDLG will enter the market with “select dealers” offering the 2.4-cubic-yard LG938L ...

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Supply Lines: Work Horses

Jul 03, 2013

Supply Lines: Work Horses

Load-sensing hydraulics The Cat 980K Wheel Loader features load-sensing hydraulics and the advanced Cat C13 ACERT engine with 369 horsepower for superior fuel efficiency and high productivity. Compared to the H Series model, the 980K has 25-percent greater lift force and ...

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Volvo celebrates Shippensburg plant expansion with commemorative L60G loader

Mar 22, 2013

Volvo celebrates Shippensburg plant expansion with commemorative L60G loader

Our sister publication, Equipment World, reported that on Thursday Volvo celebrated its $100 million plant expansion in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. At the celebration, the company unveiled a commemorative L60G wheel loader with an American flag on one side and a Canadian ...

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Volvo D-Series excavators are designed for efficiency

Jun 06, 2012

Volvo D-Series excavators are designed for efficiency

Never before has Volvo created such a productive and efficient range of excavators that bridge the weight classes of 14 and 28 tons. Featuring the latest fuel-efficient Volvo engines and enhanced hydraulics, take command with the new EC140D, EC160D and ...

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Volvo G-Series middle-weight wheel loaders

Jun 04, 2012

Volvo G-Series middle-weight wheel loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment says its new G-Series L60G, L70G, and L90G middle-weight wheel loaders feature loader arms with patented Torque Parallel linkage for superior breakout and lifting forces. The machines meet Tier 4 Interim emissions requirements and are fitted with ...

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LiuGong hires new western regional manager

May 14, 2012

LiuGong hires new western regional manager

LiuGong Construction Machinery has hired Marcus Menough as western regional manager. In this new position, Menough will be responsible for LiuGong’s dealer recruitment and training efforts, and for the sales support of existing LiuGong dealers in the states West of ...

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Paccar recalls trucks equipped with defective part

Feb 08, 2012

Paccar Inc. has recalled about 16,000 2012- and 2013-model Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks equipped with a defective Bendix brake component. The trucks were built between Jan. 31, 2011, and Jan. 19, 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The ...

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Ritchie Brothers holds annual auction

Feb 02, 2012

Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers will sell more than 9,100 heavy equipment items and trucks – the most items the company has ever sold at a single auction – at its unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Florida, from February 13-18, beginning ...

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Low cost, high performing Volvo L110G and L120G wheel loaders

Nov 11, 2011

Low cost, high performing Volvo L110G and L120G wheel loaders

Volvo says its new L110G and L120G wheel loaders are strong, versatile machines that feature a 25-percent increase in lifting force, a 15-percent increase in breakout force, and up to 5-percent lower fuel consumption in load-and-carry and truck loading duties ...

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