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Volvos a-plenty for Collins Earthworks

Collins Earthworks of Kirby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, has made a significant expansion to its fleet of predominantly badged Volvo equipment with thirty-eight machines since the start of...

Sales up 32% in strong second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

Helping the Volvo Group to its best ever quarter, Volvo CE posted significant improvements in sales, earnings and order intake.

Volvo L90H is the machine of choice at Robins of Herstmonceux

Robins of Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex has opted for a new Volvo L90H loading shovel which joins existing Volvo L90s at its Newtimber chalk pit located at Pyecombe on the outskirts of...

Penfold Verrall go large with Volvo

Following its initial purchase of Volvo excavators three years ago, haulage and muck shifting contractors Penfold Verrall of Dial Post near Horsham, West Sussex, has added a further two...

Volvo reveals 1.8 tonne ECR18E ultra-short swing radius Compact Excavator

The ECR18E from Volvo Construction Equipment features an ultra-short swing radius, making it super agile and safer when working in confined urban applications.

Long lasting Volvos - preferred by Prichards

Prichards of Llantrisant, South Wales, has added a range of Volvo excavators and a new A30G articulated hauler to its extensive plant fleet thanks to the reliability and longevity of...

Chepstow Plant International continues to grow its fleet with 99 new Volvos

Chepstow Plant International has signed a deal with SMT GB for the supply of 99 machines for its mineral, aggregates and earthmoving fleet. The deal sees CPI continuing to grow its fleet as...

Volvo CE launches 100t rigid hauler

The brand new 95t (100-ton) R100E from Volvo Construction Equipment is set to be a heavy hitter in mining and quarrying sectors, putting low total cost of ownership at the forefront of its...

Volvo CE debuts new range of rigid haulers

The new D-Series rigid haulers from Volvo Construction Equipment are built on a proven hauler concept and feature the latest technology that optimizes fuel efficiency and uptime.

Volvo EC140E goes to work on the farm

A new Volvo EC140E excavator has been delivered to a large, family run dairy farm near Portpatrick, Stranraer, in Dumfries & Galloway thanks to sound third-party references and a...

"You get what you pay for at the end of the day..."

The conclusion of Ian Johnston, Managing Director of Celmisa Plant Hire Ltd, Neilston, Glasgow, as he reflects on his long association operating Volvo articulated haulers and the latest two...

Mackoy Groundworks Ltd puts new Volvo Crawler Excavators to work

This June, Mackoy are putting their four new Volvo Crawler Excavators (EC140E model) to the serious test. The new machines are helping Mackoy clear the way to becoming the leading...

"I'm well impressed..."

So says Gavin Milven, proprietor of G A Milven Plant Hire of Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, as he takes delivery of his new Volvo EC140E excavator.

Volvo demonstrates strong portfolio for customer success at Intermat Paris 2018

Large technical, social and climate forces are driving the global economy. The Volvo Group comes to Intermat with a package of machines and services that deliver customer success –...

Volvo Assist range revealed to European market at Intermat 2018

Volvo Construction Equipment showcases the full range of Volvo Assist solutions, all powered by the state-of-the-art Volvo Co-Pilot in-cab display.

New Venture - New Volvo for William Hamilton & Sons

William Hamilton & Sons Ltd of Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, has taken delivery of a Volvo L150H loading shovel as it embarks on a new, long term contract, handling residual waste on...

More Volvos for Advance Construction Scotland

Blantyre based Advance Construction Scotland Ltd has purchased another package of Volvo excavators which are all incremental to the company’s already massive fleet of equipment with options...

A trio of trucks for J C Balls & Sons

Celebrating 55 years of business, J C Balls & Sons Ltd of Ambergate, Derbyshire, has opted for three new Volvo A30G articulated haulers to supplement its plant fleet.

Sales up 30% in Volvo CE's first quarter

Significant market demand increases in all major regions helped propel Volvo Construction Equipment to a strong first quarter 2018, with sales up 30% and profitability up 79%.

New Volvo machines are Champion

Champion Groundworks Ltd of Doublebois, Liskeard, in Cornwall continues its association with Volvo Construction Equipment products with the addition of their third twenty-five tonne...