DIGGING TO ASIA
THE BUSIEST SECTOR OF THE ASIAN EARTHMOVING MACHINERY MARKET HAS A SIGNIFICANT NEW ADDITION WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE EC200D EXCAVATOR FROM VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT. THE NEW MACHINE FITS INTO ASIAâ€™S HUGELY POPULAR 20-T SEGMENT AND HAS BEEN ENGINEERED SPECIFICALLY FOR GENERAL CONSTRUCTION WORK.
ountries across Southeast Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam, together with India, will be the first in the world to receive the new Volvo EC200D excavator, according to Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Deliveries of the machine are scheduled to begin in early 2018. The EC200D offers excellent fuel economy in general construction applications such as road construction, building, landscaping and utility work. It is configured with a 5.7 m boom, 2.9 m arm and 0.8 cu m bucket, while maximum breakout force is 116 kN. The machine is powered by a Tier 3 Volvo D5E engine, which delivers 115 kW
Top: The new Volvo EC200D excavator is wellsuited to general construction duties such as road construction, building, landscaping and utility work. Left: The cab features the ergonomic design, comfort and visibility that are synonymous with Volvo machines.
Southeast Asia Construction : Nov-Dec 2017