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The X Factor

There was a lot of talk about JCB launching a new excavator. The time had come to remove the covers and unveil to the world the latest creation from the British construction equipment giant. Darren Scully headed over to JCB HQ to check it out. It is always an exciting …

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Design Refinements for New Cat® Articulated Trucks Address Operator Safety and Convenience, Enhanced Control, and Powertrain Advances

Three new Cat® articulated trucks—730, 730 EJ (Ejector), and 735—have been extensively redesigned, enhancing the field-proven features and performance of their C-Series predecessors (730C2, 730C2 EJ, and 735C) with new operator stations—including innovative new controls, transmission-protection features, new hoist-assist system, advanced traction control system, new stability-assist system, and a fuel …

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Sales up 30% in Volvo CE’s first quarter

Significant market demand increases in all major regions helped propel Volvo Construction Equipment to a strong first quarter 2018, with sales up 30% and profitability up 79%.  Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) enjoyed a confident first financial quarter of 2018, with strong demand increases in all major markets – especially …

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