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ALL OR NOTHING

SPAIN: A respected Valencia-based company has opted to invest in Volvo machines to operate its chemical plant by Derek Workman  When a company decides to change its equipment fleet, the normal proces...

IN SAFE HANDS

SOUTH KOREA: Volvo CE digs deep to keep operations safe in hazardous conditions by Emilee Jennings  In a chilly November morning in Jecheon, in the heart of South Korea, machine operators at the Jang...

HEAVY METAL

SOUTH AFRICA: Terex Trucks, Volvo CE’s most recent acquisition, thrive in the baking heat of South Africa’s remote Northern Cape by Lauren Clifford-Holmes   A merciless sun beats down on the dry, dus...

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

HISTORY LESSON: Age is no barrier at the Munktell Museum in Eskilstuna, Sweden by Cathy Smith At 82 years old, Lars-Uno Karlsson has spent almost every day of the past 12 years at the Munktell Museum in Eskil...

PEAK PERFORMANCE

ITALY: Thanks to some cool high-level work from Volvo excavators, skiers and snowboarders in Italy faced an exciting new challenge this winter by John Bayliss   Part of the northern Italian ...

CULTIVATING COMMUNITIES

CHINA: Volvo excavators help battle the elements and strengthen a growing agricultural community by Cathy Smith  Part of Xinjiang province in China’s far north-west is on the same latitude as the sou...

A FAMILY AFFAIR

In Argentina’s busy San Lorenzo port complex, the workers’ cooperative is putting families first by Kristie Robinson  After 16 years on the job, Mario Zok maneuvers the L90F wheel loader confidently ...

ROLL UP TO THE RACE VILLAGE

VOLVO OCEAN RACE: Head for the race village at each stopover in the Volvo Ocean Race to get a feel for the action and what it is like to sail around the world by Julia Brandon  Thanks to the new unif...

INSIDER INFORMATION

NEW TECHNOLOGY: Volvo CE takes the inside track to guide its customers by Tony Lawrence  Imagine visiting a major construction industry tradeshow and being offered a personal guide to help you zoom i...

THE ROUTE TO SUSTAINABILITY

ENVIRONMENT: The Construction Climate Challenge summit in June will help the construction industry move towards a more sustainable future  The Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) is a Volvo Construction E...

EXPRESS DELIVERY

GERMANY: Tunneling is on track to complete the final high-speed train link between Stuttgart and Ulm by Nigel Griffiths  Every two hours the ground shudders as another explosion resonates in one of the tu...

CARETRACK TURNS CROOK CATCHER  

FLEET MANAGEMENT: Volvo CE’s advanced vehicle telematics system CareTrack not only helps save customers money, but is also helping track down stolen machines  by Nigel Griffiths  Telematics and the d...

AROUND THE WORLD WITH VOLVO CE

INSIDE TRACK: Not one to let the grass grow under his feet, the new head of Volvo CE operations in Korea is taking on a new challenge by Emilee Jennings Frederic Ruesche has worked for the Volvo G...