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Safety central to Orlando highway overhaul

Florida’s clogged highways require urgent intervention from both man and machine – with Volvo Construction Equipment safely leading the way. Every day thousands of cars clog the main artery feeding the heart of Disney World. Central Florida’s Interstate 4 (I-4) highway is so congested and restricted that the traffic is …

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First Volvo A60H haulers sold at Bauma

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Burgh Plant Hire from South Africa has become the first customer to place an order for not just one but three of the hotly-anticipated Volvo A60H articulated haulers at Bauma 2016. Following months of discussion and speculation in the press, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) finally launched the industry’s largest …

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A business carved from marble

A pair of L220 wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment are trusted with the delicate task of transporting huge blocks of marble in the French Pyrenees. During a recent trip to London, Joseph Laplace was able to identify the marble decorating the facades of boutiques in Piccadilly as coming from …

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Volvo takes direct route on Stockholm Bypass

Volvo CE, VFS and Volvo Trucks are all helping to deliver a much needed 21km – mostly tunneled – E4 highway extension outside the Swedish capital. Volvo CE, Volvo Trucks and Volvo Financial Services collaborate with Volvo Truck Center and Swecon to ensure the project’s success. Road congestion is not …

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Paving the Trans-Sumatran Highway

The Volvo ABG5820 paver is equipped with an electronically controlled travel drive offering the optimum prerequisites for a smooth and even mat.

A major expansion of the country’s road network is part of the Indonesian government’s plans to accelerate economic growth. Two Sumatran contractors are using Volvo Construction Equipment on one of the largest projects – the upgrade of the Trans-Sumatran Highway. Many cities in Indonesia are set to benefit from the …

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International Pipeline Helps Heat Homes

In northern France, just south of the port of Dunkirk, a Volvo PL4809D rotating pipelayer is helping to bring another section of pipeline towards the Belgian border. The French gas operator, GRTgaz, is investing around €56 million in a joint venture with Belgian operator, Fluxys, to build a 100 km, …

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Pipelayers go with the flow at German water works

Rohrbau Gmünd is relying on the precision performance of Volvo Construction Equipment’s PL4809D pipelayer for laying 2.6 tonne water pipes along 3.4km in Germany. There is no margin for error in the business of water pipeline laying. The 2.6 tonne water pipes are being laid with ease and precision by …

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Stability is key in Indonesia’s paddy fields

Volvo Construction Equipment’s EC140BLCM is an effective solution for working the paddy fields of Southeast Asia – offering power, fuel efficiency and stability on the boggy terrain. Ample rainfall and high temperatures make the Indonesian climate ideal for cultivating Asia’s food staple – rice. The country is the world’s third …

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