More Articles for Volvo Construction Equipment

Construction employment rises

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 09, 2012

The construction industry was up 21,000 jobs in January, likely due to two months of unseasonably mild winter weather. The Associated General Contractors of America released data attributing the higher temperatures to the two-year high in employment for the industry. However, ...

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Volvo CE sales rise, operating margin drops

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 09, 2012

Volvo Construction Equipment ended its fourth quarter with a 14 percent increase in net sales, helping the company to a full year sales increase of 21 percent in 2011. Volvo CE sold 84,000 machines last year, up from 66,000 in 2010, ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Feb 17, 2012

Highway Contractor

A Superior Asphalt Haul Live-bottom trucks and trailers earning high marks By Mike Anderson Some asphalt paving contractors run their own trucks; others gladly leave that task up to their subcontractors. Regardless, the hauling of mix is, we dare to say, a necessary ...

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Volvo CE recognized in Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 18, 2012

Judges recognized Volvo Construction Equipment as a winner of the Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards in Paris on January 13 for the company’s On Board Weighing System, designed for its F-Series haulers. The judges of the Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards, which aimed ...

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Volvo Construction Equipment: Highest blade down pressure in weight class

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 03, 2011

Volvo Construction Equipment: Highest blade down pressure in weight class

Volvo Construction Equipment’s new G900B-Series generation motor graders have new engines and a comprehensive package of features designed to aid traction, moldboard control, productivity and ease of use. The new is said to have the highest blade down pressure in ...

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New Road Products

Better Roads Staff - Aug 02, 2011

New Road Products

EDITOR'S PICK Volvo Construction Equipment New Graders Built to Bear Down It’s difficult to argue when Volvo Construction Equipment says that “what really matters” for grader productivity is blade down pressure and blade pull force. Well, with emphasis on overall machine balance and ...

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AEM Construction Challenge student competition winners announced

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 06, 2011

Fourteen student teams from the United States and Canada have won the 2011 edition of the annual AEM Construction Challenge presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. The annual challenge is held at the Global Finals of Destination ImagiNation (DI). The 2011 ...

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Ohio student team wins 2011 AEM Construction Challenge teen competition

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 26, 2011

A team of students from Miami Valley Career Technology Center in Clayton, Ohio, has won the 2011 Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Construction Challenge presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. The team competed against 23 other teams from around the United States ...

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Cat sponsors regional AEM Construction Challenge rallies

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 14, 2011

Caterpillar Inc. has signed on as a major sponsor of the 2011 Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Construction Challenge presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. Caterpillar Inc. is sponsoring four of the nine regional rallies taking place on Jan. 15, 2011. Caterpillar Inc. ...

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Digital Product Extra: Crawler Dozers & Excavators

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 05, 2011

Here's a look a quick look at the crawler dozers and excavators on the market to help you decide on the best equipment for your agency or operation. For the Better Roads Digital Edition special report, go to http://www.digitalmagazinetechnology.com/a/?KEY=betterroads-11-01january#page=41&zoom=1.

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Jan 01, 2011

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Big question remains By Mike Anderson It’s been asked so often by those of us collectively once known as ink-stained wretches that it’s almost become cliché. But, hey, I’m admittedly nothing if not cliché, right? And, besides, clichés are essentially based in ...

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2010 Top Rollouts

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

2010 Top Rollouts

Best of the Best The year 2010 will be remembered, fondly we anticipate, as a year of transition for the road building industry. This is represented in the range of new equipment that rolled into the marketplace and across the pages ...

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