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Going deep to build the world's longest road tunnel

Reconstruction of the Coastal Highway Route E39 is not only Norway's biggest ever infrastructure project – but the Rogfast Tunnel, of which it is part, will be the world's longest and...

Increased uptime thanks to Volvo ACTIVE CARE

The global rollout of Volvo ACTIVE CARE is another unique industry first by Volvo CE. It takes the number-crunching out of machine telematics – thanks to the combination of fleet monitoring...

Tallest Volvo demolition excavator helps Veidekke reach new heights

Norwegian construction giant Veidekke has deployed a Volvo EC750E HR high reach excavator to demolish the 11-storey House of Oslo, one of the capital's largest buildings.

Volvo's electric machine lights up award-winning garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The Gold Medal winning Morgan Stanley Garden was constructed with the help of the Volvo ECR25 Electric. But how did the new electric machine perform on such a huge global platform?

“Product support is key …”

Is the opinion of father and son team, Phil and William O’Rourke, proprietors of Portsmouth based O’Rourke Infrastructure Services Ltd (OIS) as they take delivery of their third Volvo P6870C...

Volvo Dig Assist: I couldn't go a day without it

LMBab operator Patrik Ekström says Volvo's Dig Assist feature for excavators has improved his work life massively. Unique to Volvo, the user-friendly new system helps operators complete...

BM Excavations' Limited Second Edition

Ben Miller, proprietor of East Lothian based BM Excavations has taken delivery of a second bespoke Volvo EC140ELM excavator for his contracting business.

Elite Sheet Piling shifts up a gear with a new Volvo EC380E

Elite Sheet Piling Ltd of Stoke on Trent has added a brand new forty tonne excavator to its fleet of piling machines and equipment in the guise of a Volvo EC380E.

Four ways operator training can lower TCO

Operators have a huge influence on total cost of ownership (TCO). Customers who invest in their people will reap enormous financial rewards in the long term as they help them to bring out...

Volvo CE launches EMEA Uptime Center

In a bid to become customers' number one choice for uptime in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Volvo CE has assembled a dedicated team to proactively support Volvo dealers in providing...

Volvo Construction Equipment and SDLG take next step in China

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and SDLG will further extend its cooperation to accelerate the profitable growth journey. As of December 2020, all excavators from 15 tons made for...

SMT GB appoints Collins Plant Sales Ltd as its new utility equipment dealer covering Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire

With its headquarters located in Ripley Derbyshire, Collins Plant Sales Ltd has been appointed as SMT GB’s utility equipment dealer covering Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and...

New Volvos are part of a significant £2m investment in plant for Leeds based Sirius Group

Three new Volvo EC220E crawler excavators and two Volvo A25G articulated haulers have been delivered to Leeds based Sirius Group for their civil engineering division – Sirius Civils and...

Another Volvo package for Tillicoultry

Long standing user of Volvo Construction Equipment products, Tillicoultry Quarries has purchased a further three new Volvo loading shovels and another A30G articulated hauler for its...

Meet Alan Gow's new widespread...

Thurso based Gow Groundworks has taken delivery of a widespread Volvo EC140E LM excavator for its ground working and general contracting business.

Volvo leads the way with new crawler 20-ton excavator

New EC200E, 20-ton crawler excavator from Volvo is purpose-built to meet the needs of the highly demanding medium-duty market.

New Volvo EC60E delivers big machine performance in compact package

Replacing the outgoing EC55C, the more powerful and productive EC60E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built for comfortable, efficient operation in a wide variety of...

Heddle Construction's first Volvo / Steelwrist combo

Orkney based Heddle Construction has opted for a Volvo reduced swing radius ECR145E complete with a Steelwrist tiltrotator for its fleet of equipment.

Exploring the potential for 5G in construction

In a global first, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is among a small number of pioneering companies trialling 5G mobile connectivity. With the program set to make a big impact on...

Impressive fuel economy, productivity and operator comfort has prompted Edward Mackay Contractor Ltd to purchase its fifth Volvo excavator

Sutherland based Edward Mackay Contractor Ltd has opted for a second Volvo EC140E excavator, thanks to the machine’s impressive fuel economy, operator comfort and acceptance and general...