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First Volvo for Reid Plant Hire

Reid Plant Hire of Kingussie in the Scottish Highlands has opted for its first Volvo compact excavator in the guise of a zero swing ECR25D.

Johnsons Wellfield's Double Diamonds

Johnsons Wellfield of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, has made a significant investment in purchasing a brace of seventy-five tonne Volvo EC750E excavators which take charge as primary movers...

Shorts Group adds fourth short radius ECR235 to its fleet

Berkshire-based Shorts Group has added yet another Volvo ECR235 excavator to its growing machinery fleet

Three's not necessarily a crowd at Collier Quarrying & Recycling

Another Volvo L220H loading shovel has been delivered to Collier Quarrying & Recycling, a division of the Collier Group, located at Cowdenbeath in Fife, and takes up rehandling duties at...

"They're a good tool for the job ..."

Is the opinion of Stuart Holmes, plant manager for Day Group Ltd, as the company purchases more Volvos for its recently commissioned IBA facility at Greenwich, South London.

Volvo CE Operators Club Final set to put EMEA's finest to the test

This October, Volvo Construction Equipment will once again pit EMEA’s best and brightest operators against one another in an epic battle of speed, precision and technique that is the...

First Volvo for Burnside Plant & Piling Contractors

Following his first impressions at Volvo’s ‘Live It Dig It’ event at Alloa, Scotland, this March and a successful demonstration, Ian Orr, Proprietor of Burnside Plant & Piling...

LPM Plant Hire Sales Ltd steps up a gear with larger Volvo excavators

LPM Plant Hire & Sales Ltd of Boughton, Nottinghamshire, has opted for seven new Volvo excavators for the first time for its extensive hire fleet

"It's the best on the market ..."

… is the considered opinion of Fastsource Director, Keith Blasket, as he adds another Volvo excavator to his plant fleet

Volvo SD45B drums up quality compaction

The SD45B soil compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment is the complete package, providing long-lasting performance and unmatched versatility to ensure a low total cost of ownership.

SMT completes acquisition of activities from Volvo Construction Equipment in Great Britain

After a period of employee consultation, Volvo Construction Equipment has concluded the sale of its Volvo Construction Equipment GB dealership to long term distribution partner SMT Holdings...

Another Volvo loader for Skene Group

Skene Group Construction Services Ltd of Glenrothes, Fife, has added a second Volvo L220H loading shovel to work at its Soutra Mains Quarry facility which joins the very first L220H sold in...

Thomas Menzies' smooth operator

Thomas Menzies Builders Ltd of Kirkcaldy, Fife, has opted for its first Volvo EC220E excavator thanks to the high level of operator comfort, smoothness of control and overall stability and...

EWR170E - Swing into action

Answering the industry’s growing demand for short swing wheeled excavators, Volvo Construction Equipment introduces the new EWR170E, complete with a host of intelligent features and...

The Volvo ECR355E never short on performance

The new E-Series excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment offers up to a 10% rise in fuel efficiency, a significant increase in digging and lifting forces, controllability and ultimate...

The legacy that shaped Volvo's world-class excavators

Volvo has leveraged 180 years of technical know-how and over 75 years of excavator experience to develop some of the world’s finest excavators – a story that continues to unfold as new...

Reach further with the new Volvo E-Series wheeled excavator

Built on a proven design, the EW220E wheeled excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment combines comfort, strength and precise movement for ultimate performance.

New Venture - New Volvo

Hutton Stone Co Ltd based close to Berwick upon Tweed in the Scottish Borders has purchased a new Volvo EC380E crawler excavator for a new venture that has started up in a sandstone quarry...

Taking Articulated Dump Truck Safety Levels to Zero Defect

Leading contractor Chepstow Plant International, like many contractors, takes health and safety very seriously. They have increased their focus on ADT safety and operator training to ensure...

Prestigious package for Hall Construction

A package of eleven Volvo articulated haulers and a seventy-five tonne EC750E mass excavator have re-established a long standing relationship between Hall Construction Services Ltd of...