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METAL MASTERCLASS

CANADA: A Canadian-based recycling company wastes no time adding value to scrap metalby Ronald Mullins Shortly after sunrise each morning when General Manager Stuart Sharpe and his team arrive at the spraw...

CONTROLLED CHAOS

UNITED STATES: Increased productivity was the motive behind this Texan company’s decision to opt for Volvo machinesby Carol Cassidy   Lloyd Nabors likes to tear things down. He was a young boy whe...

A SMART CITY IN THE DESERT

SUSTAINABILITY: Lusail, in the State of Qatar, is setting an example of how to build cities of the future With a rapidly increasing population, the State of Qatar, located on the northeastern coast of the Arab...

MINING AT THE CUTTING EDGE

UNITED STATES: Site Simulation program plays a pivotal role in a family-owned garnet mining businessby Carol Cassidy   The Barton family mining business started in 1878, harvesting garnet, a miner...

BUILDING THE WORLD WE WANT TO LIVE IN

INNOVATION: Volvo Construction Equipment unveils futuristic concepts and innovations to drive sustainability and changeby Charlie Ebers Excitement was in the air at Volvo Construction Equipment’s Xploratio...

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 Andersson could never be accused of not taking his job seriously: h...

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 Jukkasjärvi in the far north of Sweden has really lived up to the w...

WINNING A LANDMARK JOB

UNITED STATES: Due diligence and collaboration create a winning formula for this family businessby John Krantz  As soon as this job came open for bid, I had the feeling that we had to win it. I we...

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 he felt in his stomach as he was about to start up the newl...

THE TEST PILOT

OPERATOR CORNER: All Volvo machines sold are fully tested by professionals by Patricia Kelly   Just about every machine operator in the world has someone like Johan Agnehamn to thank for keeping them...

PERFORMING PARTS

TECHNOLOGY: Top-quality machines demand top-quality partsby Jim Gibbons   To keep the human body working as well as possible, it is important to keep fit, breathe clean air and eat healthy, contam...

GROUND-BREAKING BUSINESS

UNITED KINGDOM: Mud, muck and machines: the stratospheric growth of a Midlands-based construction companyby Jim Gibbons   The poet Hilaire Belloc once described the English Midlands as “sodden and...

TREASURE MOUNTAIN

UNITED STATES: Dormant marble quarries are revived to feed international demandBy Amy Crouse  The towns of Carrara in Italy and Marble in Colorado are worlds apart in both distance and culture. Se...

WORLD FIRST

NEW PRODUCTS: Volvo Construction Equipment has launched its largest articulated hauler to date  The new Volvo A60H hauler starts production in November and, initially, the company plans to produce abo...

ALL IN GOOD TIME

INDIA: Laying down India’s road to development by Sanjay Pandey   The government in India has recently introduced a number of measures to expedite stalled or lagging construction projects, a...

FIRM ALLEGIANCE

NETHERLANDS: A loyal fan of Volvo articulated haulers is repaid with steadfast service By Nigel Griffiths    Earlier this year the Dutch earth-moving contractor Gebroeders Den Hartog took de...