A Data-Driven Approach: Importance of Granular Control in General Contracting and Subcontracting

A Data-Driven Approach: Importance of Granular Control in General Contracting and Subcontracting

In today’s construction industry, contractors and firms are undertaking increasingly complex projects. With increasing costs of materials, profit margins are smaller than ever, and the…

Understanding Brush Cutters and Flail Mowers for Compact Excavators

Understanding Brush Cutters and Flail Mowers for Compact Excavators

Mini excavator is almost a misnomer these days. Excavators of all sizes are being used for more than just actual excavation. Take mulching applications for…

Volvo at #CONEXPO: 24-Hour Parts Guarantee, ActiveCare Direct, Dig Assist

Volvo at #CONEXPO: 24-Hour Parts Guarantee, ActiveCare Direct, Dig Assist

Volvo had a lot to discuss at CONEXPO in Las Vegas, but what stood out most were the service-oriented upgrades. Here’s the info on the…

The Ultimate Compact Equipment CONEXPO Showcase (We’ll Be Reporting from the Show All Week)

The Ultimate Compact Equipment CONEXPO Showcase (We’ll Be Reporting from the Show All Week)

The Biggest Construction Trade Show in America Takes Over Vegas, March 7-11 It only happens every three years. It’s considered the ultimate American construction event,…

New England’s Barber Utilities Relies on Volvo Equipment to Succeed

New England’s Barber Utilities Relies on Volvo Equipment to Succeed

Helping make all the right utility connections for New England is the job of Volvo CE-equipped gas and water work specialist The legendary Volvo Ocean…

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

The long arm of a mini excavator has become a pretty powerful and popular tool for American contractors. Fitted with a bucket, hammer, brush cutter,…

Volvo to Push Boundaries at CONExpo/CON-AGG 2017

Volvo to Push Boundaries at CONExpo/CON-AGG 2017

From industry-first size classes to technology advancements in machine interfaces and customer support capabilities — it will be clear to visitors why Volvo chose ‘push…

Volvo CE Announces Headquarters Move from Brussels, Belgium, to Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo CE Announces Headquarters Move from Brussels, Belgium, to Gothenburg, Sweden

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

Planning on Buying a Skid Steer or Track Loader? Check Out Our 2017 Loader Market Watch

Planning on Buying a Skid Steer or Track Loader? Check Out Our 2017 Loader Market Watch

High-Spec Units with Undercarriages Continue to Eat Up Market Share Be prepared for an interesting 2017. We have a new reality TV star President who’s…

Innovative Iron Awards 2016: Volvo’s New ECR40D Short Swing Radius Compact Excavator

Innovative Iron Awards 2016: Volvo’s New ECR40D Short Swing Radius Compact Excavator

The Coolest and Most Creative Compact Equipment of 2016 The bad news: Future growth in construction and landscaping will require increased skills and productivity to…

Volvo Construction Wins Sweden’s Quality Innovation Award for Awesome HX1 Autonomous, Battery-Electric, Load Carrier

Volvo Construction Wins Sweden’s Quality Innovation Award for Awesome HX1 Autonomous, Battery-Electric, Load Carrier

The HX1 prototype autonomous, battery-electric, load carrier from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has scooped up the Swedish Institute for Quality’s (SIQ) Quality Innovation of…