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Volvo CE unveils 60-ton A60H articulated dump truck

Volvo CE unveils 60-ton A60H articulated dump truck

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 15, 2016

Designed to answer a demand for more tons hauled per machine, the 60-ton Volvo A60H articulated dump truck had its ...

Volvo Trucks intros I-Shift AMT with crawler gears

Volvo Trucks intros I-Shift AMT with crawler gears

Posted by Jason Cannon on Mar 29, 2016

Volvo Trucks North America introduced at its Hagerstown, Maryland, powertrain assembly plant a new I-Shift automated manual transmission (AMT) featuring ...

Volvo CE launches L45H, L50H wheel loaders with big hydraulic improvements

Volvo CE launches L45H, L50H wheel loaders with big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 15, 2016

Along with an updated engine Volvo's new L45H and L50H wheel loaders boast substantial hydraulic improvements and faster cycle times. Matching ...

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period of refinement

How 3- to 8-cu. yd. wheel loaders settled into a period...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2016

Transmissions Two types of transmissions are commonly found on wheel loaders: hydrostatic and torque converter. With torque converters, the lock-up feature ...

A look back at 50 years of the Volvo articulated truck

A look back at 50 years of the Volvo articulated truck

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 15, 2016

Celebrating 50 years since its creation of the initial articulated truck concept, Volvo Construction Equipment is also offering a sneak ...

Focus on these skid steer brand differences to choose the best loader for your needs

Focus on these skid steer brand differences to choose...

Posted by Staff Report on Jan 18, 2016

Skid steers have so much standard and optional equipment in common it may seem all machines are created equal, or ...

A drone on hire from the new DroneBase service, hovers during a residential job.

2016 Innovations Awards: Year of the Drone headlines 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

In the past year, no other technology has shown more potential to impact – and improve – more parts of ...

Volvo EC60E

Volvo CE intros EC60E excavator for big and small jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 28, 2015

Typically, when it comes to compact excavators, manufacturers like to talk about how well these machines fit in on small ...

Tim Hoffman from Atlas Copco demonstrates the company’s fourth generation IC system, Dyn@Link.

PHOTOS: FHWA intelligent compaction demonstration, open...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 25, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration’s last Intelligent Compaction (IC) Equipment Demonstration of 2015 took place at the Alabama Department of Transportation’s ...

What’s your state’s favorite construction machine? The top-selling heavy equipment models and types, state by state

What’s your state’s favorite construction...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 09, 2015

Looking at the financed equipment data for the first six months of this year, we thought it would ...

SiteAware, a LIDAR/camera unit, gives equipment operators 360-degree vision (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

SiteAware, a LIDAR/camera unit, gives equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2015

Inspired by the lane-keeping, radar and camera systems that have been improving safety and all the while forming the foundation ...

Volvo CE intros EC160E excavator with power, fuel efficiency boosts (PHOTOS)

Volvo CE intros EC160E excavator with power, fuel...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 06, 2015

Lower operating cost combined with operator comfort were key for Volvo Construction Equipment when designing the EC160E, the company’s newest ...

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