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Volvo introduces DD110B asphalt compactor at World of Asphalt 2013

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 20, 2013

Volvo introduces DD110B asphalt compactor at World of Asphalt 2013

Volvo introduced its DD110B asphalt compactor at World of Asphalt today. The DD110B will start shipping in 45 days. The DD110B compactor, which is replacing DD90, features larger drums, more amplitude, higher frequency, increased centrifugal force and more water storage (made possible ...

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Volvo unveils P7110 paver at World of Asphalt

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 20, 2013

Volvo unveils P7110 paver at World of Asphalt

Volvo unveiled its P7110 paver at World of Asphalt today, though the machine is still in its pre-production stage. Volvo will begin production of this paver April 1. The P7110 belongs to the P7000 series of pavers, which replaces the PF6000 ...

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Volvo reveals cyclist anti-collision vehicle

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 18, 2013

Volvo reveals cyclist anti-collision vehicle

Volvo has revealed its latest in transportation safety: a car that automatically stops for bicycles, BBC reported. The car uses a radar scanner, a camera and a catalog of stored images to decide whether the car should slow down for potential ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jul 03, 2012

Highway Contractor

Smart Rollin'   The developing genius of Intelligent Compaction   IIntelligent Compaction (IC) for hot mix asphalt is a work in progress. IC rollers are valuable quality control tools that go a long way toward solving the shortcomings of the conventional process. With some ...

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Volvo G-Series middle-weight wheel loaders

Kerry Clines - Jun 06, 2012

Volvo G-Series middle-weight wheel loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment says its new G-Series L60G, L70G, and L90G middle-weight wheel loaders feature loader arms with patented Torque Parallel linkage for superior breakout and lifting forces. The machines meet Tier 4 Interim emissions requirements and are fitted with ...

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Volvo D-Series excavators are designed for efficiency

Better Roads Staff - Jun 06, 2012

Volvo D-Series excavators are designed for efficiency

Never before has Volvo created such a productive and efficient range of excavators that bridge the weight classes of 14 and 28 tons. Featuring the latest fuel-efficient Volvo engines and enhanced hydraulics, take command with the new EC140D, EC160D and ...

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Terex TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck

Kerry Clines - Jun 03, 2012

Terex TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck

Terex Corp. says its new TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck is designed to keep productivity levels high, fuel consumption low, and cycle times short. The machine boasts a 444-horsepower Tier 4 Interim-compliant Scania DC13 engine with a maximum torque of ...

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Hitachi: Hydraulic excavator overhaul

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 03, 2012

Hitachi: Hydraulic excavator overhaul

  The Hitachi EX2500-6 ultra-large hydraulic excavator is heavier than its predecessor, has more engine horsepower, and the BE-backhoe version has increased bucket capacity. Estimated productivity increases are 13 percent for the short-reach BH backhoe, and 4 percent for the loader ...

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John Deere's five technologies for business optimization

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 03, 2012

The John Deere WorkSight integrated suite of technology solutions for business optimization consists of five technologies including the following: JDLink machine monitoring system, Fleet Care proactive machine health program, Service ADVISOR, Remote dealer diagnostics, grade control, and payload weighing. The JDLink ...

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LiuGong hires new western regional manager

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 14, 2012

LiuGong hires new western regional manager

LiuGong Construction Machinery has hired Marcus Menough as western regional manager. In this new position, Menough will be responsible for LiuGong’s dealer recruitment and training efforts, and for the sales support of existing LiuGong dealers in the states West of ...

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Paccar recalls trucks equipped with defective part

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2012

Paccar Inc. has recalled about 16,000 2012- and 2013-model Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks equipped with a defective Bendix brake component. The trucks were built between Jan. 31, 2011, and Jan. 19, 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The ...

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers holds annual auction

Better Roads Staff - Feb 02, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will sell more than 9,100 heavy equipment items and trucks – the most items the company has ever sold at a single auction – at its unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Florida, from Feb. 13-18, beginning ...

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