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Turning New Zealand waste into a 'growth' business

New Zealand organic compost experts, Living Earth, turn garden and food waste into a range or replenishing soils, mixes and mulches using a fleet of efficient Volvo machines.

Volvo excavator best in test

Finnish trade magazine, Koneviesti, has conducted a comprehensive competitor evaluation on six different brands of wheeled excavators in the 18-tonne class range with Volvo Construction...

Stability is key in Indonesia's paddy fields

Volvo Construction Equipment’s EC140BLCM is the perfect solution for work in the paddy fields of Southeast Asia – offering power, fuel efficiency and stability on the boggy terrain.

Volvo hauler racks up 100000 hours at Indonesian mine

PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) relies on a fleet of 73 Volvo Construction Equipment machines at one of world’s largest coal reserves in a remote part of East Kalimantan. One of the oldest...

Volvo power to complete power plant in Laos

The Hongsa Power Plant in Laos will become the country´s highest-capacity power plant and an army of Volvo CE machines will make sure the project is completed on time.

Volvo loaders take fuel efficiency to the next level in New Zealand

Long-time Volvo Construction Equipment customer, Road Metals Co., Ltd, has taken delivery of New Zealand’s first-ever H-series wheel loaders to work at its quarries across the country.

Volvo CE is No. 1 in Cambodia

130 customers attended when Volvo CE and its national distributor United Mercury Group celebrated becoming Cambodia’s number one construction equipment brand.

Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15 A race around the world

On 4th October 2014, the mighty Volvo Ocean Race set sail once again. This year, seven international teams are competing to be the fastest to finish the 38, 739 nautical mile voyage across...

APAC signs Timor-Leste dealer and sells first excavator

Volvo CE has signed experienced heavy equipment dealer Tjing Fa Ho as its national sales, service and spare parts provider in Timor-Leste.

Logging on the equator demands quality and uptime

Indonesia’s agroforestry sector is improving sustainable logging practices in the Sumatran rainforest – and to keep up with increasing demand from the paper and pulp industry, one local...

Volvo is king of the jungle in Borneo

With an abundance of coal resources, international power providers are recognizing the potential that lies beneath the wilderness of the Borneo jungle. Korean Electric Power Industrial...

Customer golf to support Singapore sales

Around 70 existing and prospect customers participated in Region APAC´s traditional golf event to support Volvo CE´s sales in Singapore.

Simple math makes Volvo first choice at Korean quarry

Located 140km from South Korea’s capital – Seoul – Wonju is a popular holiday destination for Koreans and foreign tourists thanks to its picturesque golf courses and extensive woodland. The...

Every mile worth the while

"To deliver 20% higher productivity and 15% savings on fuel consistently over years is no joke. Take it from me - if it’s road building, it’s got to be Volvo.” Says Shailendra Singhal,...

Demolishing without disturbing

“The Volvo line of excavators delivers maximum reach and stability with no vibration and very little noise. Now, that’s a killer combination for demolitions,” says Mohan Ramanathan, managing...

Volvo reaches the Shillong Peak of efficiency

The two-lane Shillong bypass in Meghalaya, India, consists of 500 km of high altitude road, built with the help of Volvo equipment.

Volvo CE opens test and development center in South Korea

Volvo Construction Equipment has inaugurated its state-of-the-art test and development center in Hapcheon, Korea, close to the company’s existing excavator manufacturing facility in...

Fuel efficient and fast loading of New Zealands logging export

New Zealand’s log export industry has gone from strength to strength, reporting a 200% increase over the last seven years. To keep up with demand, Mount Maunganui-based Quality Marshalling...

Swedish ambassador applauds new Indonesian training facility

Indonesia’s INTA Institute was set up to improve technical skills among the national workforce. At the opening ceremony on Friday, the Swedish Ambassador congratulated Volvo and its dealer...

Indonesian dealer invests USD 6 million in new Sumatra branch

Demand for heavy equipment in South Sumatra is on the rise, so Volvo CE’s regional dealer – PT Indotruck Utama – has invested USD 6 million in a state-of-the-art sales and aftermarket...