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How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

How to get the most work out of your compact track...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor delivers fuel savings, easy maintenance

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 26, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment's new DD25B double drum compactor combines high productivity with reduced fuel consumption with, offering a 7-percent decrease ...

Volvo CE debuts EC380E excavator, 6 G-Series articulated haulers and 395-hp L250H loader at ConExpo

Volvo CE debuts EC380E excavator, 6 G-Series...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 06, 2014

In addition to unveiling an electric, remote-controlled concept compact excavator Tuesday, Volvo debuted several new products at ConExpo on Wednesday. EC380E ...

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president Weissburg highlights innovation, discusses recent transactions

In first meeting with press, new Volvo president...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 06, 2014

In his first comments to the press after taking the reins as president of Volvo Construction Equipment on January 1, ...

International Construction Products to offer U.S. contractors comfort zone when buying deep-discount Chinese machines

International Construction Products to offer U.S....

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 05, 2014

The Chinese machines are here; why aren’t U.S. contractors buying more of them? The up to 40 percent price differential ...

Volvo CE unveils GaiaX concept: an electric, tablet-controlled excavator  (VIDEO, GALLERY)

Volvo CE unveils GaiaX concept: an electric,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2014

We've got to hand it to Volvo Construction Equipment's design team. After all, the team took inspiration from Swedish furniture ...

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF product design award

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Just in case award-winning design plays heavily into your buying decisions, Volvo Construction Equipment might have the compact excavator for ...

Circle of Life: Factory that made Volvo construction equipment for 167 years is destroyed by its own machines

Circle of Life: Factory that made Volvo construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2014

After being in operation for more than 167 years, a Volvo Construction Equipment hardening plant in Sweden met its own ...

Volvo CE fills gap in C-Series line with launch of  MCT110C compact track loader

Volvo CE fills gap in C-Series line with launch of ...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 10, 2014

With the launch of the MCT110C compact track loader, Volvo Construction Equipment fills the gap between their MCT85C and MCT125C ...

With acquisition finalized, Volvo Rents is now BlueLine Rental

With acquisition finalized, Volvo Rents is now BlueLine...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 10, 2014

After its acquisition by private equity firm Platinum Equity -- finalized in January --Volvo Rents has been rebranded BlueLine Rental. With ...

Volvo CE operating income plummets 54% in 2013 despite gains in 4Q

Volvo CE operating income plummets 54% in 2013 despite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2014

Despite encouraging gains in the fourth quarter, Volvo Construction Equipment will be glad to put 2013 behind it. Full-year sales fell ...

VIDEO: Excavator busts massive beaver dam, artfully tiptoes away from ensuing flood

VIDEO: Excavator busts massive beaver dam, artfully...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2014

This video exemplifies the fun of watching construction equipment. In it we see a very skilled operator bust up a ...

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