CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT North America

Customer success stories

They operate in all corners of the globe, in various industries and conditions.
But they all have two things in common – they are Volvo Construction Equipment customers and they are successful.
Here are their stories.

Turner Mining Group Finds Success With Untapped Workforce, Bold Business Model

Keaton Turner is shaking up the mining sector, with a unique business model and company vibe that is drawing attention inside and outside the industry. 

Building Tomorrow: Teen Owning his Future in Construction

Lance Matheson faces challenges common to every equipment owner/operator: winning bids, hitting deadlines and dodging weather. Adding to his headaches, are the hassles of finding a ride to...

Rebuilding Habitats

Ecoland Inc. is a specialist in creating natural landscapes in urban settings. They create green spaces for wildlife and beautiful landscapes within Ontario’s sprawling neighborhoods.

Pace Construction Embraces Volvo Intelligent Compaction

The impact of technology is evident in every industry and contractor Pace Construction, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, has seen it first hand.

Chev's Trucking of Lowell, Arkansas Purchases Volvo Equipment

When Kevin Snyder entered Hugg & Hall Equipment Company in Springdale, Arkansas, he figured it was a shot in the dark. He didn’t think his small landscape and building supply company,...

Saving Earthmoving, Costs One Dollar at a Time

Dollar Tree, Inc., North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, is constructing a new 1.2 million-square-foot distribution facility in Bennington Township north of Columbus,...

D'Amato Construction Refaces Dam with Volvo High Reach Excavator

Resurfacing a dam that is 450 ft. long with 100 ft. of main spillway might be a daunting task to some. But D'Amato Construction is up to the challenge.

Riley Paving meets stronger smoothness specs with Volvo

Ask Casey Riley how long he’s been in the paving business, and he’s quick to tell you he had his first diaper change on a road job. It’s a slight exaggeration, but not by much. Riley Paving...

Alaska Gold Mine Hits Pay Dirt with Volvo A60s

Alaska has produced more gold than any other place in North America, including the Yukon and Klondike fields, which tend to capture more “gold rush” glory. Mining started in 1870, just a...

Volvo A60s Deliver More Payload and Speed for U.S. Silica at Every Turn

In June 1998, an experiment to access gas trapped over a mile deep in the Barnett Shale north of Fort Worth, Texas, using sand, water and chemicals ignited a natural gas boom that rippled...

Three generations of Volvo excavators support third generation Texas utility contractor

SYB Construction’s Volvo excavators are a familiar sight to commuters on the jammed interstates between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, and the cozy side streets of the residential...

Wheeled Excavators Overtaking Backhoes and Truck-Mounted Excavators In Many Texas Counties

When the first wheeled excavator rolled up to Precinct 2’s maintenance barn in Rusk County, Texas, one veteran operator scorned it “the Octopus,” pointing to its revolving upper carriage and...

Municipal Governments Find Versatility in Wheeled Excavators

City and county governments face a unique set of challenges. They are local. They are funded mostly by taxpayers. Their work can be tedious, but it is essential to the livelihood and safety...

Wheeled Excavator Becoming Machine of Choice for Texas Counties

The counties of eastern Texas take pride in being both decidedly rural and resourceful. That spirit is inherent in every resident you meet no matter if they are generations-deep or...

Alabama County Finds Efficiency Through Sourcewell

Looking at a map you can find Covington County, Alabama, sitting atop the western end of the Florida Panhandle. Covington’s citizens get the joys of living a short drive from the beaches...

How Cherrylake is Redefining Sustainability for the Landscape Nursery Industry

Think Florida, and instantly Disney and oranges come to mind, and rightly so, as tourism and agriculture are the state’s first and second largest industries. Financially, greenhouse and...

Contractor Uses High Reach Excavator for Complicated Bridge Demolition

Demolishing big structures comes with the job for Greg Bair, but rarely does he get a project so large in his company’s hometown.

VISIONARY PARTNERSHIP BOOSTS QUARRY UPTIME

The aggregates industry has had a few tough years in the United States but is now recovering. One limestone quarry not only survived those hard times but thrived – by focusing on the future...

IAA mobilizes fleet for catastrophe response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

When a natural disaster occurs, the leading automotive insurance carriers in North America rely on Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA) to act quickly and recover vehicles. IAA, in turn,...

Saltmarsh swaps dozers for compact track loaders

Jesse Saltmarsh founded Southwick, Massachusetts-based Saltmarsh Industries in 2005 and started small — line striping and parking lot paving were their bread and butter. Fast-forward to...