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CCB Beton receives new wheel loaders

29 April 2022, Published under Cement News

In 2020, Compagnie des Ciments Belges Beton (CCB Beton), part of the Cementir group , launched an investment plan for the replacement of its fleet of wheel loaders. Since then, four Volvo loaders have already been replaced and three more are scheduled to arrive at CCB Beton. With this replacement CCB Beton claims it will achieve a doubly positive impact. This includes guaranteed service to its customers and a reduction in the company’s CO 2   emissions CCB Beton has also decide...

Holcim and Volvo Autonomous Solutions collaborate on autonomous dumper trial

04 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Holcim Switzerland and Volvo Autonomous Solutions have entered into a collaboration to jointly test and further develop the use of autonomous electric dumpers in a limestone quarry.  Holcim Switzerland and Volvo Autonomous Solutions will jointly test and further develop the use of autonomous electric dumpers at Holcim's Gabenchopf quarry in Siggenthal, Switzerlandt. The battery-electric dumpers that are currently being tested mark a groundbreaking step in the industry: not only are the...

Cemex adds 10 new Volvo tractor units to its fleet

26 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Cemex UK Cement Logisitics has added 10 new Volvo FM 12 440 6 x 2 Tractor Units to its fleet of 120 bulk powder fleet. The fleet currently covers around 1.5km per month and the decision to buy Volvo was dependent on the vehicle’s whole life costings covering maintenance, ad-blue usage if required and miles per gallon. The average improvement to existing Volvos in the fleet has been around 0.5 miles per gallon and represent significant fuel savings and operational efficiencies. Addition...