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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...

Walters Group broaden their scope and with it, their fleet

Diversification and fleet expansion have been key to the continued success of The Walters Group this year which has invested heavily in new plant during 2017, including orders for 45 Volvo...

Volvo CE introduces 10 tonne oscillatory compactor

Complete with new oscillation technology, the DD105 OSC double drum compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment has the ability to effectively compact in delicate areas, such as bridges,...

Mid-sized H-Series wheel loaders offer 20% fuel improvements

Offering up to 20% greater fuel efficiency, added versatility and lower lifetime operating costs, the upgraded L60H, L70H and L90H wheel loaders from Volvo are multi-talented powerhouses.

Volvo D-Series paves the way in control, efficiency and screed technology

The P6820D ABG and P7820D ABG pavers from Volvo Construction Equipment combine power, ease of operation, fuel efficiency, versatile screeds and lifetime enhancing features to deliver...

Volvo's upgraded Load Assist enhances productivity

Volvo Construction Equipment has raised the bar on proven wheel loader technology with the latest Load Assist upgrade, offering accurate payload data – to within +/- 1 per cent.

TLC Plant moves up a gear with a Volvo EC27D

Established just 12 months ago by two young entrepreneurs, TLC Plant has moved up a gear by adding a new Volvo EC27D compact excavator thanks to the continued demand for more and more work...

Ten new fourteen-tonne Volvos for Thomas Plant

Thomas Plant Hire Ltd of Holywell, Flintshire, has opted for ten new Volvo EC140E crawler excavators, thanks to the performance of two wheeled machines purchased last year.

Spec Checked by Declan O'Connell

Looking to add a new excavator to his plant fleet, Declan O’Connell, proprietor of O’Connell Building Contractors, took a detailed look at the specification and key performance indicators of...

"Fly away Peter! Fly away Paul!"

A Volvo L120H and a L150H have been supplied to Rail Freight Services on a long term contract for Lytag, handling pulverized fuel ash (Fly Ash) at Drax power station near Selby in...

Volvo A60H pulls out all the stops for CEMEX UK

The very first Volvo A60H articulated hauler to be sold in Great Britain was delivered to CEMEX UK during November last year and has been pulling out all the stops at the company’s Halkyn...

Morris & Perry adds a new Volvo A45G hauler to the fleet

Independent quarrying company, Morris & Perry Quarries Ltd, has taken delivery of a new Volvo A45G articulated hauler for its Gurney Slade facility near Radstock, in the heart of the...

Volvo P8820C delivers outstanding performance on new Norwich road

The 20km-long Northern Distributor Road at the City of Norwich is nearing completion and a Volvo P8820C paver under Tarmac’s command is putting the finishing touches to the new road.

CSL's new Volvo EC220E delivered with a tinge of Gold

Groundworks and demolition contractor Clearance Services Ltd (CSL) of Maidenhead, Berkshire, has taken delivery of yet another Volvo excavator for its fleet of mobile equipment.

A&L McCrae has chosen a brace of Volvo A30G haulers for the first time

Breaking with tradition, the Argyll based, family-run civil engineering and contracting business headed up by proprietors and founders, Alistair and Linda McCrae, supported by their son...

"Volvo's L45H is spot on..."

So says Harry Parry, proprietor of Pwllheli-based HM & BP Parry, trading as Gwrtaith Gwynedd, about his loading shovel after nine months having purchased it from SMT GB’s utility dealer...

Volvo EW60E has kerb appeal for King Construction

A new Volvo EW60E compact wheeled excavator has been delivered to Liverpool based, King Construction, for a major road-widening project in the Merseyside capital.

Volvo Construction Equipment see sales up 28% in Q4

Improved competitiveness and increased demand helped Volvo Construction Equipment put in a strong fourth quarter of 2017, with sales up 28% in the period, and up 31% for the full year.