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Volvo Group to launch SDLG excavators in India

The first SDLG excavator model to be launched in India is the 13 t E6135Fi

Volvo CE launches new compact excavator in Indonesia

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced the launch of the Tier 3 EC55D compact excavator in Indonesia with offset boom, which is ideal for general construction.

Volvo CE unveils lighter-bodied R100E

The payload of the largest model in the Volvo rigid hauler line-up, the R100E, just got bigger thanks to a few clever modifications to the machine body. Using a lighter design, Volvo CE has managed to increase the capacity of the body from 60.4 cu m to 65 cu m, which is greater than any competitor model in the 100-ton class.

Road Equipment: Road to Recovery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has big plans of constructing expressways, national highways, state highways and rural roads in the coming years. However, any uncertain economic situation in future may affect the recovery of the market as this will affect the payment of contractors, financing and thus equipment mobilisation.

Challenging Terrain

The hydraulic excavator market in India has been impacted by the slowdown after the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

Driving Efficiency at Underground Zinc Mine

Boasting high uptime, low fuel consumption and extreme versatility, a fleet of 22 L90F wheel loaders from Volvo CE has helped Rampura Agucha Mines in Rajasthan, excel in operational efficiency.

Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Excavator and Wheel Loader

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is delivering on its commitment of "Building Tomorrow" with the unveiling of its first commercial zero-emissions electric compact excavator and wheel loader at bauma Munich.

Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Excavator and Wheel Loader

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is delivering on its commitment of "Building Tomorrow" with the unveiling of its first commercial zero-emissions electric compact excavator and wheel loader at bauma Munich.

Hiway Stabilizers buys Volvo P8820C paver

Hiway Stabilizers, an Australian company delivering advanced stabilisations solutions for pavements, recently took delivery of the first P8820C ABG tracked paver in Australia from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

Coal Mining Made Easy

Indonesian contractor PT Bangun Olah Sarana Sukses is using A60H articulated haulers and EC480DL crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment to save cost and increase efficiency at its coal mining site in East Kalimantan.

Paving to Perfection

The projects planned in roads, highways and expressways under the National Infrastructure Pipeline for the next five years will drive the demand for pavers during the period.

Hiway Stabilizers take delivery of first Volvo P8820C paver in Australia

Hiway Stabilizers, an Australian company delivering advanced stabilisations solutions for pavements, recently took delivery of the first P8820C ABG tracked paver in Australia from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

Making dreams come true

The EC350D crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is supporting an Indian contractor realise his dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur in Gujarat.

We look forward to closely interacting with both customers and prospects

Volvo CE strongly focuses on productivity and lowering cost of operations or cost per tonne for customers. A big contributor is fuel efficiency.

Volvo CE to showcase future technology at Excon 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be showcasing its future technologies at the Excon 2019, to be held during December 10-14 at BIEC, Bengaluru.

Srei Equipment, United Bank to jointly offer loans

Srei Equipment Finance (Srei Equipment), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance (Srei), partnered United Bank of India to jointly offer loans to MSME sector and retail customers under a co-lending arrangement.

Volvo CE speeding up infra developments in India

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is supporting infrastructure growth across India with its range of construction equipment.

Mega training programme for equipment operators

Volvo Construction Equipment India organised an operator training-cum- Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) certification programme in India for wheel loader and excavator operators.

Technology paving the way for innovation

The recently concluded mega construction equipment event bauma saw a slew of new technologies on show that are going to attract the attention of the customers in future.

Building Better Roads

A fleet of asphalt compactors, double-drum compactors and a tracked sensor paver from Volvo CE are improving the quality of roads and life in the city of Bellary in Karnataka.

Supporting Mental Health Awareness

The machinery and plant hire company partnered with Volvo CE's exclusive Australian distribution partner CJD Equipment to paint the excavators blue in support of better mental health awareness in the workplace.

New paving technologies

Paver market in India is picking up with the growing road construction projects. Both asphalt and concrete paver markets see positive growth in the coming years.

Integrated Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Volvo Dig Assist

Trimble and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announced an integrated Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Volvo Dig Assist 2D grade control on Volvo excavators.

Improving Transport Network

Road contractor PT Sapta Unggul is relying on an ABG5820 paver from Volvo CE to make the roads safer and more accessible in Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Since 2016, the ABG5820 has paved 124 km of roads in the region.

Volvo CE partners with National Geographic on sustainability project in India

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined forces with National Geographic to highlight a sustainability project to save an endangered community against the threat of rising sea levels.

Supporting waste recycling

Repurpose It is using new technology to recycle huge quantities of material for re-use in the construction industry. The company has selected five new machines from Volvo Construction Equipment to help with loading and handling duties.

Volvo CE appoints new dealer in Rajasthan

BSES India has been appointed Volvo CE dealer for 13 districts in the southern part of Rajasthan effective February 1, 2019.

Volvo CE to go electric on smaller machines by 2020

The first machines will be unveiled at the Bauma exhibition in April 2019, followed by a staged market-by-market introduction and ramp up in 2020.

Reaching out to infra needs

Government's high spending on infrastructure projects drives the demand for construction equipment while earthmoving equipment being the largest used equipment category leads the growth.

Volvo CE to highlight infrastructure development

At the bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018, Volvo CE will be showcasing a new wheel loader and asphalt compactor.

Volvo CE India unveils unique demo road

Volvo CE showed customers a new 100-m demo road cross section when Volvo celebrated its 20th anniversary in India.

Volvo CE demonstrates infrastructure strength in Jakarta

During the AABI asphalt and cement association event in Indonesia, Volvo CE showcased its P6820C ABG tracked paver and SD110 soil compactor.

New rigid haulers in Asia-Pacific

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has added to its industry-leading hauler portfolio for Asia-Pacific with the introduction of four new models: R45D, R60D, R70D and R100E.

Productivity gains

Volvo fleet helps Melbourne aggregates company thrive, enhance productivity. The Burdett Group says using Volvo equipment has become a good habit as the company dramatically expanded its operations.

Increasing productivity at steel plant

Four specially-engineered E-Series excavators from Volvo are boosting production levels at Hwanyoung Steel's factory in Chungnam, Korea.

Volvo CE debuts new range of rigid haulers in Asia-Pacific

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has added to its hauler portfolio for Asia-Pacific with the introduction of four new models:

Pioneering Growth

Traditionally known for aerospace, engineering and IT, Bengaluru is fast emerging as a construction equipment (CE) hub in India with major players expanding their base in the city.

Pushing Boundaries

With the demand for excavators growing in the market, OEMs are introducing new features to further improve the efficiency and productivity of the machines, helping in quick and qualitative project execution.

Improved uptime on mining site

Indian mining customer Hilltop Hirise was targeting 5,000 hours of operation per year with the Volvo EC480DL, but the machine delivered around 7,000 hours per year.

Speeding up productivity

The Volvo EC200D is the fastest 20-ton class excavator on the market, according to the company. It offers exceptionally high swing torque and unique lifting capabilities which make it the natural choice for general construction earthmoving work.

Paving to perfection

Asphalt paver market is likely to flourish in the coming years as more rural roads and highways are in the offing. The Budget 2018-19 has major focus on extension of 3.17 lakh km of rural roads which are largely asphalt roads.

Bringing river back TO its ORiGINAL FORM

Close to a decade after one of the most volatile volcano eruptions hit the Central Java region, a Volvo excavator is helping to return the Pabelan River back to its original form.

Infrastructure development continues to be key

In terms of demand volume, 2017 will be the peak year in India. The total market demand is high this year. We will cross more than 2,000 machine sales this year for the first time.

Volvo rocks at Quarry operations

For over 30 years, Traralgon-based Matthews Quarries has built its reputation on an ability to deliver aggregates on schedule. With rising momentum in new road and rail projects in Australia, the company has now added three more Volvo machines to its fleet-an EC750D excavator and two A45G haulers-to meet growing demand and ensure it maintains its hard-earned reputation for reliability.

Volvo CE announces own range of rigid haulers

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it will enter the rigid hauler market with its own Volvo brand of rigid haulers in the second quarter of 2018.

The big movers

Being the major equipment class in the infrastructure development activities, Earthmoving equipment sees further demand growth in future owing to an anticipated growth in construction activities.

Volvo EC300DL launched in Indonesia

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is strengthening its product offering in Indonesia with the launch of the EC300DL crawler excavator.

An opportunity to see how technology is shaping for Indian customers

We are seeing most activities in the road building sector with numerous projects progressing. Understandably, we are seeing the highest levels of demand for excavators, compactors and pavers for this application and its associated industries.

Less investment, More benefits

Telematics is important for effectively monitoring the equipment fleet in its operation and maintenance. Work on Internet of Things (IoT) platform, Telematics provides information about the location, fuel, maintenance, and all other parameters which can be accessed remotely on a smart phone, tablet or laptop

Boosting aggregate plant output

One of South Korea's biggest aggregate producers, Kyung Boo Corporation Inc, has built a new crusher plant in Gimhae, a fast-growing city in the country's South Gyeongsang province.

Revival on Cards?

India is witnessing an improved growth trend in coal mining, as Coal India Ltd (CIL) is aiming an output of one billion tonne by 2020. CIL has earmarked a capital investment of Rs 57,000 crore, as part of the road map for one billion tonne target, with a planned capex of Rs 8,500 crore in 2017-18.

Volvo debuts ec210d IN NEPAL

Building on a strong tradition of fuel efficiency and productivity, the Volvo EC210D crawler excavator is now available in Nepal. This machine is equipped with a range of features to ensure a superior performance, shift after shift.

75,000th articulated hauler from Volvo

A Norwegian customer took the delivery of the landmark hauler from Volvo.Volvo has achieved the landmark of producing 75,000th articulated hauler. The 75,000th machine v one of the new generation A45G full suspension models v rolled off the production line in late June at the factory where the first machine v the DDR631 or 'Gravel Charlie' v was made, in Brass, Sweden.

Volvo celebrates production of 75,000th articulated hauler

Volvo has achieved the landmark of producing 75,000th articulated hauler. The 75,000th machine ? one of the new generation A45G full suspension models ? rolled off the production line in late June at the factory where the first machine ? the DDR631 or ?Gravel Charlie? ? was made, in Bra?s, Sweden. The 75,000th machine is staying relatively local, going to Norwegian customer Leonhard Nilsen & S?nner AS.

Melker Jernberg appointed President of Volvo CE

Melker Jernberg has been appointed President of Volvo Construction Equipment and member of the Volvo Group Executive Board. Jernberg is currently President and CEO of the Sweden-based powder metallurgy company H?gan?s AB. Prior to this, he held the position of Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area EMEA at Swedish-based steel manufacturer SSAB. He will assume his new position on January 1, 2018.

Volvo Launches New Paver in India

Volvo CE has introduced its newest paver into India, the mid-sized P6820C ABG. The unit offers a winning combination of power, production capacity, and precision for excellent paving quality, with perfectly smooth mats.

Excavators Excel

Driven by the infrastructure development activities in the country, hydraulic excavators recorded a sharp growth in 2016 compared to the previous year. The positive trend is continuing this year also with a 26 per cent growth in the first four months.

In Eco-town Construction

About 40 machines from Volvo CE including excavators, haulers, and motor graders are being used to build a luxury, gated 533-acre township in Malaysia.

Volvo launches P6820C ABG paver in India

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has launched its newest 9-m paver in India, the P6820C ABG. The unit offers a winning combination of power, production capacity, and precision for excellent paving quality, with perfectly smooth mats, according to the company. This new tracked paver is powered by Volvo?s D6E COM IIIA/EPA Tier 3 engine. The paver is considerably more powerful than its predecessor, while providing lower fuel consumption and less noise.

Operator Champion

Volvo CE organised the first-of-its-kind construction equipment operator competition to equip the operators with the required skill sets.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

The five-day international exhibition on construction industry held in Las Vegas during March 7-11, 2017 recorded around 128,000 attendees, including around 26,000 international attendees.

Green, Greener, Greenest

At a time when the government is focusing on the next level of emission compliance in on-road and off-road vehicles, EQUIPMENT INDIA explores how the market is getting ready to comply with the latest norms.

Paving a Growth Path

While the paver market is gearing up for phenomenal growth, sensor pavers are expected to have a smooth ride due to the demand for quality roads in the future.

Volvo CE recognises operator talent in India

Bheemappa KS from Karnataka has won the maiden Operator Champion of India competition organised by Volvo CE, which saw nine winners in the heats from across the regions competing for the top spot in the final round. Narendra Singh from Rajasthan stood the runner-up in a close competition. The Operator Champion final took place between March 14 to16 at the Volvo CE headquarters in Bengaluru.

Volvo CE posts improved performance in Q4

Volvo Construction Equipment registered a strong performance by the end of 2016, with market share gains in the larger, more profitable machine segments and net order intake increased by 35 per cent, while deliveries were up by 19 per cent to 10,639 machines.

A Constructive Budget

The construction equipment segment in India has something to cheer about from the Budget measures such as more fund allocation to rural roads and highways construction, and announcement of infrastructure status to affordable housing.

Powering the mining

For more than three decades, a small community of mining contractors have grown and influenced the Indian mining industry. They have changed the face of Indian mining through sheer hard work, careful planning and the use of Volvo CE machines.

Volvo CE to relocate HQ to Sweden

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that the company?s global headquarters will move from its current location in Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden. According to the company, the relocation will facilitate closer cooperation with the Group?s other business areas and all

Reaching New Heights in Demolition

Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) has launched its EC480E HR high reach demolition machine in Australia and is receiving positive feedback for the unit?s versatility, which delivers a complete demolition solution in a single machine.

ON THE CLOCK!

Material and earth movements are the major work content of all infrastructure developments and mining activities. Front-end loaders, backhoe loaders, dozers and application-centric equipment as options for the users to choose from to suit individual requirements.

Keeping business on CAREtrack

Shirur Dolomite Mines (SDM), has been in the business of mining for over 16 years. Operating its own mechanised dolomite in Shirur village, the company has contributed immensely to two major industries of the country, steel and glass.

Budget Reactions | Volvo CE India

While maintaining fiscal discipline, this year?s Budget announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley demonstrably seeks to stimulate economic growth and job creation. Micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises will enjoy corporate tax reliefs. Indians in the lower- and middle-income groups will receive income tax reliefs, which will increase disposable incomes and encourage consumer spending.

Volvo CE to relocate headquarters to Sweden

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that the company?s global headquarters will move from its current location in Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden.

Product SHOWCASE

BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA 2016 was the right platform for the exhibitors to unveil their cutting-edge products, technologies and solutions. Many exhibitors launched their new technologies and products at the expo, while others showcased their industry leading solutions.

Supporting the Great Asian Highway

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is helping with one of the more challenging sections of the Great Asian Highway - a gigantic road-building project that will connect 32 countries across Asia and Europe.

We can deliver better productivity and return on investment

With current work levels customers in all sectors are focusing on productivity, operating costs and uptime. Of course, these three issues are very closely linked, with much interplay between them.

There are five machines from three product lines on show

The market in India for construction equipment is ahead of its position two years, when the last bC India took place. The most active sector of the industry is road building, and Volvo CE will be focused on this industry, among others, in our display at the show. Outside road building, there is also growing interest in mining equipment and materials supply for the construction sector.

Volvo CE appoints new SVP - Tech

Effective November 1, 2016, Patrik Lundblad has been appointed Senior Vice President, Technology at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Patrik will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of Volvo CE?s global technology strategy. He will report to company President Martin Weissburg and serve as part of the Executive Management Team.

Boosting Subway Construction in South East Asia

With Singapore?s metro rail network set to double from the current 178 km to 360 km by 2030, there are a slew of projects currently ongoing. Much of the work takes place below ground and with the demanding construction schedule, contractors are looking to the latest technology to help them bring more efficiencies to their projects

CE Concepts will Change the Way

Volvo CE unveiled prototypes of furistic concepts, at the recently held Xploration Forum in Sweden to drive sustainability and change in industry.Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) showcased a range of futuristic concepts and innovations during the impressive Xploration Forum organised at their Customer

Volvo CE appoints Patrik Lundblad Senior VP - Technology

Effective November 1, 2016, Patrik Lundblad has been appointed Senior Vice President, Technology at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

Volvo CE unveils futuristic innovations

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) showcased a range of futuristic concepts and innovations: from electromobility to intelligent machines and total site solutions at the company?s Xploration Forum held recently at Eskilstuna, Sweden.

Back on Track!

The Indian mining and material processing industry, along with other bulk material handling operations like coal loading or bulk handling at ports, and aggregate processing in roads, is already on a fast track growth trajectory in India, thereby driving the demand.

On Cloud 7, Moving to 9!

The Indian construction industry is excited to witness the on-ground acceleration action in projects for most infra sectors. Probably the only sector which is waiting in the wings is realty, where there are still no signs of any major revival.

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

Keeping Subway Project on Track

A challenging underground rail project outside the South Korean capital Seoul is due to open on schedule in 2018, thanks to the consistency, manoeuverability and fuel efficiency of the ECR235E from Volvo CE

Volvo Launches ?Made in India? Paver

On the occasion, Weissburg said, ?With the Government of India having announced its ?Make in India? initiative at the end of 2014, this newest product will have even greater appeal for customers in India having been designed and built at the company?s Bengaluru factory.

Hyundai, Volvo CE to use Trimble solution

Trimble and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced a plan to integrate, engineer and market Trimble Ready? factory fit machine control kits to enable the installation of Trimble? GCS900 Grade Control System components on select HHI excavators in the aftermarket.

New Productivity Standards

Volvo Construction Equipment launched its powerful EC750D excavator in the Indian market only in late 2015. The company is seeing strong interest from the mining industry for the unit?s exceptional productivity, fuel efficiency and load-handling capability.

On Course for Success

Road construction is driving the Indian compactors market. This is expected to continue. ?Most of the current demand for both soil and tandem compactors is for road projects,? says Ramesh Palagiri, Managing Director & CEO, Wirtgen India.

Strengthening footprint

Sanu George is responsible to further strengthen the footprint of SDLG?s brand position in Indian construction equipment industry.

Volvo CE showcases EC750D excavator

Volvo Construction Equipment used the Excon 2015 exhibition to unveil its heavyweight EC750D excavator, which is now available in the Indian market.

Volvo CE appoints new dealer in Karnataka

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has appointed Encore Heavy Machinery Pvt Ltd as its new dealer in Karnataka.

Volvo CE compaction unit for Indonesia market

Volvo CE has introduced its SD110B new single drum compactor at Konstruksi Indonesia 2015.

A Success Story in Coal Mining

DECO has been successful in its mining activity with some 55 Volvo equipment in its fleet. India is blessed with some of the world?s largest coal reserves.

We have good market share in 14-20 tonne excavators and road equipment

Volvo operates only through dealerships and being a local dealer was advantageous for me, since Volvo has its manufacturing facility and head office in Bengaluru, says Vinayak Nayak, Managing Director, Encore Heavy Machinery Pvt Ltd.

Optimising Fuel Efficiency

Transmission solutions play a vital role in the overall performance of an equipment. Availability of the latest technologies in transmission solutions have helped OEMs to improve the efficiency level of their equipment.