Volvo Construction Equipment participated for the first time in the international specialized exhibition "Russian Housing and Public Utilities - 2008" which was held on December 3-6 in Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in Saint-Petersburg.
The term "housing and public utilities" implies the integration of housing sector and communal services and embraces virtually all areas of municipal economy development. For this reason, exhibition sectors include housing management, utility networks and systems, municipal engineering, and utility equipment.
For its many-year history, Russian Housing and Public Utilities exhibition has won high appraisal among Russian experts. The tradeshow is also often attended by representatives of such countries as Belarus, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, and Estonia. The exhibition is organized under the auspices of Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast administration, Construction and Housing and Public Utilities Entrepreneurship Committee of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russian Union of Construction Companies, as well as the state corporation"Housing and Public Utilities Reformation Assistance Fund".