Volvo Construction Equipment took part in the international exhibition "Karelia Stone - 2008" which was held in Petrozavodsk on December 4-5, 2008. The exhibition was organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Karelia, the Association of Mining Companies of Karelia, the Ministry of Economic Development of Karelia, the Karelian Territorial Agency of Subsurface Resources Management, as well as the Karelian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Tradeshow organizer, Euroforum Exhibition Agency, offered a versatile business and entertainment program to the participants and guests. The exhibition included the 3rd congress of mining companies of Karelia titled "Principles of System Development".
The meeting was attended by Head of the Republic of Karelia Sergey Katanandov, heads and experts of mining enterprises of Karelia, representatives of ministries and agencies concerned with mining business.
Among exhibition participants were companies from Karelia, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast and Sverdlovsk Oblast, Italy, Finland, Japan, Holland, Sweden, and Switzerland. The following sectors can be highlighted: equipment for prospecting and exploration of stone deposits, equipment for natural stone extraction and treatment, equipment for natural stone and stone waste treatment, crushing and sorting equipment, construction equipment, and transportation.