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Volvo launches first T4i de-tiering kit allowing resale of certain articulated haulers, wheel loaders to lesser-regulated countries

Volvo launches first T4i de-tiering kit allowing resale...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched its first conversion kit that will allow customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines to ...

Why 3- to 4-ton compact excavators are just the right size to get most jobs done

Why 3- to 4-ton compact excavators are just the right...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 04, 2014

  Three- to 4-ton compact excavators seem to be just the right size. “Positioned in the middle of the compact range, ...

Volvo transitions backhoe, motor grader manufacturing to Chinese division SDLG; machines will no longer have Volvo brand

Volvo transitions backhoe, motor grader manufacturing...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 14, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment announced today its Chinese SDLG division will now manufacture its backhoes and motor graders, and the Volvo ...

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite: Network of dozers, workers and the office removes chaos from construction

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite:...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

When Trimble president and CEO Steve Berglund opened the company's 2014 Dimensions user conference Monday, he mentioned how, from a ...

Volvo CE earnings jump 31% during 3Q despite flat sales

Volvo CE earnings jump 31% during 3Q despite flat sales

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 24, 2014

Continued weak demand for construction equipment in China has negated sales gains in other parts of the world for the ...

Volvo CE intros new C-Series motor graders with engine upgrades, better fuel consumption

Volvo CE intros new C-Series motor graders with engine...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 22, 2014

Designed to handle a range of grading applications, Volvo has introduced its new C-Series motor graders, including the G930C, G940C, ...

VIDEO: Go behind the scenes at LEGO to see how the Volvo L350F wheel loader Technic set was designed

VIDEO: Go behind the scenes at LEGO to see how the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 13, 2014

One of the coolest construction machines to debut at the big ConExpo-Con/Agg show earlier this year was also one of ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated controls, more fuel-efficient D13 engine

Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2014

Following the launch of the new EC480E earlier this week, Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced another Tier 4 Final crawler ...

Volvo launches EC480E crawler excavator: high power, low fuel use

Volvo launches EC480E crawler excavator: high power,...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 20, 2014

Volvo has launched its new EC480E crawler excavator which features a Tier 4 Final D13 engine. Designed for quarry and ...

On sale now, here’s the first look at the LEGO Technic Volvo L350F wheel loader in action (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

On sale now, here’s the first look at the LEGO...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 12, 2014

If you're one of those folks who likes to get their Christmas shopping out of the way early, or if ...

The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

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