EUROPE

LIGHTENING THE LOAD

BULGARIA: Volvo articulated haulers are the trucks of choice at the largest lignite mine in South Eastern Europe by Oliver Halls The Stara Zagora Pr...

PRIDE OF PLACE

POLAND: A Polish company has taken delivery of the first Volvo EC750E crawler excavator sold in Europeby Katherine Brook  The giant 75-t...

BUILDING A LOW-CARBON FUTURE

ENVIRONMENT: Low-carbon construction cuts costs and improves performanceby Nigel Griffiths  As well as cutting greenhouse gases (GHG) an...

ROCK-SOLID SURVIVAL

UNITED KINGDOM: Volvo machines have played a role in ensuring the future of the renowned Portland stone by Tony Lawrence  London and the Isle of Por...

TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION

GERMANY: One of the largest construction companies in Europe deploys Volvo simulators in a unique teaching programby Nigel Griffiths   L...

BATTLE OF THE SEXES

OPERATOR CORNER: Who are the best operators – men or women?Spirit hosts a light-hearted challenge Text and photographs by Brian O’Sullivan   ...

BUILDING THE WORLD WE WANT TO LIVE IN

INNOVATION: Volvo Construction Equipment unveils futuristic concepts and innovations to drive sustainability and changeby Charlie Ebers Excitemen...

MAKING LIGHT OF THE LOAD

NEW TECHNOLOGY: Volvo CE works closely with customers to develop the technology they want and need by James Gibbons   Operator Leif Anderss...

FROZEN ASSETS

SUSTAINABILITY: Things are hotting up at Sweden’s coolest holiday venue by Erik Skoglund By hosting the famous Icehotel, the tiny village of Jukkasj...

CREATIVE COLLABORATION

DESIGN: Volvo CE designers spearhead the company’s constant search for innovative solutions by James Gibbons   Volvo Construction Equipment...

PUTTING THEORY TO THE TEST

TRAINING: Eco Operators are learning new ways of working which are better for them – and for the environment by Nathalie Rothschild Training staff w...

PLANT RENTAL PIONEERS

GERMANY: A German company is Volvo CE’s biggest customer worldwide by Nigel Griffiths   Manfred Hoffmann launched his plant rental business...

A MINI MARVEL

NEW PRODUCTS: Volvo and LEGO® Technic have teamed up again to build a faithful working replica of the new EW160E wheeled excavator by Brian O’Sulliva...

PERFECT PARTNERS

SUPPLIER DAYS: Through regular interaction Volvo Construction Equipment engages with its key suppliers to nurture the good relationships critical for ...

JOB SATISFACTION

UNITED KINGDOM: Praise from a UK demolition team does not come much higher than this by Tony Lawrence One minute there is a five-meter high wall of ...

REACH FOR THE SKY

NETHERLANDS: Volvo CE’s latest demolition machine is proudly sticking its neck out by Cathy Smith Aalt Witman laughs as he describes the butterflies...