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Load Assist challenges wheel loader operators to do better

Load Assist challenges wheel loader operators to do better

The new Operator Coaching application offered for the Volvo Co-Pilot interface gives wheel loader operators tips and challenges to improve their driving. The latest upgrade to the Volvo CE Load Assist family is a new app called Operator Coaching. This feature helps operators of Volvo L110H to L260H wheel loaders …

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5 easy ways to increase machine resale value

5 easy ways to increase machine resale value by Volvo Construction Equipment

High resale value is an important contributor to the low total cost of ownership (TCO) of Volvo machines. Here are five simple tips to increase the profitability of your machine further still. Keep a complete service history log If you’re selling a piece of used equipment with many hours on …

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How to select the right excavator bucket for your application

How to select the right excavator bucket for your application

Because excavators are such versatile machines, there’s no one-size-fits all bucket for every job. But making the best choice is important. Productivity, fuel efficiency and service life all depend on having the right fit. Choosing the right size of bucket Excavator specifications Bucket size is limited first and foremost by …

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Volvo values maintained at Greener Composting Ltd

Volvo values maintained at Greener Composting Ltd

Since this family-run business purchased a Volvo BM4200 for its farming activities back in 1983, Greener Composting Ltd carries on a tradition of owning and operating Volvo machines with a new Volvo L70H loading shovel. After a chance visit to the Volvo BM stand at a trade exhibition, held at …

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New Volvo for Ron Hull Demolition Ltd

Ron Hull Demolition Ltd of Rotherham South Yorkshire has opted for a Volvo EC480E rigged with both High Reach and intermediate demolition equipment. The delivery of the new machine is the culmination of a long and detailed evaluation of its specification and capabilities that was ultimately considered more favourable by …

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3 easy ways to reduce excavator total cost of ownership

3 easy ways to reduce excavator total cost of ownership

The cost of owning an excavator includes so much more than the initial purchase price. Fuel consumption, maintenance and depreciation all play an important role. By understanding these factors and choosing a machine that is equipped to control them, owners will get more from their excavator for less. 1. Vary …

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Volvo Approved Used Machines ‘just as reliable as new’

Volvo Approved Used machines just as reliable as new

Anders Sjöström, used equipment manager for Volvo CE Sales Region EMEA, explains how choosing Volvo Approved Used machines are as beneficial for a fleet as brand new machines. Why might someone consider buying a premium used machine instead of a new value machine? It’s circumstantial for our customers. For example, …

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High praise for Europe’s first Volvo front shovel excavator

High praise for Europes first Volvo front shovel excavator

In partnership with SNS, Volvo CE has supplied its first front shovel excavator in Europe to Slovakian dolomite mine operator Dolkam Šuja, meeting the customer’s preference over wheel loaders and backhoes. For more than 40 years, Slovakian dolomite mine operator Dolkam Šuja has tested every combination of machines in search …

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3 ways idling machines affect profitability

3 ways idling machines affect profitability

When a piece of construction equipment is idling, not only is it not contributing to production, it’s also costing you money. 1. Increased fuel costs Fuel is a major cost for every construction equipment owner so it’s important that each drop goes towards doing the work your company is paid …

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