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Volvo CE delivers articulated hauler made from fossil-free steel to CRH

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A Volvo CE A30G articulated hauler Volvo CE

Volvo CE has handed over its second machine made using fossil-free steel.

The A30G articulated hauler was handed over by the President of Volvo CE, Melker Jernberg, to Scott Parson, president of Americas materials at CRH at Volvo Group's CONEXPO-CON/AGG press conference.

"At Volvo CE, we believe partnership is the new leadership," says Melker Jernberg says. "The handover today to Pennsy Supply demonstrates what can be achieved when we work together with like-minded and forward-thinking partners who share our vision and commitment to sustainability and want to lead our industry to change."

Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB produced the fossil-free steel using a new technology with fossil-free electricity and hydrogen. The result is a significantly lower climate impact in SSAB's production process – an at least 90 percent reduction in CO2 emissions – and an important step towards a net-zero emissions value chain.

"No business can solve the complex challenges such as climate change alone," adds Scott Parson, president of Americas materials at CRH. "We need to actively partner with key players throughout our value chain to innovate and create new business solutions. Volvo and SSAB have converted emerging technology in the steel industry into a working model of what the future will look like. We are delighted to be the first recipient of this technology in the US."

Pennsy Supply Inc. is part of the CRH group of companies. Like Volvo CE, the CRH group has Science-Based Target commitments. It aims to be a net-zero business by 2050 and is targeting a 30 percent reduction in absolute group-wide emissions by 2030. Pennsy Supply Inc, a CRH company will use the fossil-free A30G at its East Petersburg quarry in Pennsylvania.

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304 Volvo Way
Shippensburg, PA
US, 17257


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