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Volvo Sees Major Success in First Quarter

Volvo Sees Major Success in First Quarter

Volvo Construction Equipment has seen a 30% sales increase to $1.84 billion in the first quarter of 2017, citing improved market conditions in all regions of the world except South America as the motivation behind the boost in sales, order intake, profitability, and deliveries. Read on to learn more about Volvo’s success and why we’re so proud to offer their equipment!
Volvo Plans to Push Limits at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Volvo Plans to Push Limits at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

If you’re ready to see the latest, most innovative machines in the construction industry, there’s no place like CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 7-11. Because Volvo believes that building for tomorrow means having smart, powerful machines with minimal environmental impact and maximum productivity, the company has big plans for CONEXPO – and Cowin is here to tell you what to expect.
Volvo Unveils Newest, Largest Excavator in North America – the EC750E

Volvo Unveils Newest, Largest Excavator in North America – the EC750E

Until 2016, the largest excavator in the Volvo brand was the robust EC700CL. As of this fall, though, there’s a bigger kid on the block: the Volvo EC750E, now the largest excavator in North America. Announced at MINExpo 2016, the Volvo EC750E excavator delivers several upgrades over the industry-leading EC700CL, including 15 percent higher productivity and five percent greater fuel efficiency.  
The “Ex Factor” with Volvo E-Series Excavators

The “Ex Factor” with Volvo E-Series Excavators

Managing a fleet of heavy construction equipment isn’t easy. Neither is overseeing a project, keeping a team working like a well-oiled machine, and making sure everything is moving along smoothly. Fleet managers who want the best from their equipment need to find the x-factor. For those looking for excavators that get the job done, Volvo has the x-factor – with its “Ex Factor” E-Series Excavators.
Your Guide to Construction Equipment Rental in Florida

Your Guide to Construction Equipment Rental in Florida

Are you in need of construction equipment rental in the Florida Panhandle? Whether you’re looking for excavators to move dirt, bulldozers to level land, or cranes to lift material, construction equipment is what you need to get the job done. But finding the right equipment at the right price from a trusted provider can be hard, given how many providers there are out there (and not all of them are created equally).
Tips for Managing Costs of Owning Excavators

Tips for Managing Costs of Owning Excavators

Excavators are essential pieces of construction equipment, but if you’re not careful, owning one can be very expensive.25 Whether you have Volvo excavators, Case excavators, or excavators from any number of noted manufacturers, managing costs is an important part of ownership. Here are tips you can follow to manage the operating costs of your excavating equipment so you can improve ROI and get the best bang for your buck.
Cowin Announces New Partnership with Terex Construction

Cowin Announces New Partnership with Terex Construction

We’re pleased to announce that we are now offering products from yet another noted name in the field: Terex Construction America. Terex and Cowin: Moving Construction Forward As of this year, Cowin is now an official distributor of Terex Fuchs material handlers — powerful machines designed to deliver reliable operation, heavy-load capacity, and superior fuel efficiency.
Calculating the Total Cost of Ownership for Construction Equipment

Calculating the Total Cost of Ownership for Construction Equipment

What matters most to the owner of a fleet of construction equipment? For most owners and managers, cost is the primary concern. You want equipment that gets the job done efficiently and effectively, but you also want to control costs. But what costs are the most important? And what key factors do you need to consider when evaluating the economics of buying versus renting?
5 Tips for Construction Equipment Rental in Alabama

5 Tips for Construction Equipment Rental in Alabama

Want a piece of heavy construction equipment – such as a backhoe, an articulated hauler, or a crane – but don’t want to purchase the machinery? Construction equipment rental in Alabama is your best bet for getting the machinery you need, when you need it, at an affordable price. But navigating what’s out there and what’s available can be confusing when there are so many options.Plus, you want to make sure your money is being well-spent, because even renting is an investment.
A Quick Overview of Hydraulic System Maintenance

A Quick Overview of Hydraulic System Maintenance

One of the most overlooked – but most important – components of heavy construction equipment is the hydraulic system. Hydraulics help power a lot of the mechanisms that make performance possible for a piece of construction equipment. But they often aren’t heavily checked, inspected, or maintained, which can lead to problems down the road. Most operators perform a quick check of the vehicle and mainly look for leaks – assuming that if there aren’t any, the hydraulics are good to go.