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Bespoke Volvo in Russia

The introduction of a modified Volvo EC250 crawler excavator and L120 wheel loader into Arkhsplav’s timber rafting operations has cut loading costs by five times while dramatically increasing productivity. 1,500km north-east of St. Petersburg, Russia’s Arkhangelsk region is characterised by vast coniferous forests of pine, spruce and larch. Along with fishing, forestry has been the province’s main economic driver since the late 1800s – but its traditional timber transport methods are struggling to keep up with today’s demand. Arkhangelsk Oblast is notoriously remote, with many areas unreachable by road. Instead,…

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Hyundai at Sea

Over 800 Hyundai construction machines came into the UK last year All manufactured at Hyundai’s factory in South Korea – they begin their 5,676 mile journey across the sea – from the South Korean Port of Ulsan to the UK’s Tilbury Docks in the heart of Essex. The most recent ship to make the journey was the Tosca, owned by Wallenius Wilhelmsen, and chartered by Eukor Car Carriers, based in Seoul in South Korea. The ship weighs in at a whopping one hundred thousand tonnes and has the capacity to…

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