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SMT GB invests in new van solution to ensure the highest quality maintenance of Volvo Construction Equipment

The exclusive distributor for Volvo Construction Equipment across GB invest significantly into ensuring engineers have the best equipment to carry out their work.

"It's the best thing we've done so far..."

According to co-Directors, Iain Saunders and Rob Darlington, of Asphalt Surfacing Ltd on the recent purchase of their first Volvo P6870C paver

Volvo CE launches new generation of compact excavators

Volvo Construction Equipment's new E-Series compact excavators are designed to tackle tough jobs in tight corners – while delivering everyday low operating costs.

The Earth Moves for Sirius Group

From their heyday in the 1970s, motor scrapers have slowly disappeared from the UK to be replaced by ADTs and excavators. The once prevalent behemoths were on every opencast and road job and...

Another Volvo in the log book at Woodgate Sawmills

Family-run Woodgate Sawmills of Coleford, Gloucestershire, continues a tradition of owning and operating Volvo loading shovels since way back in 1963 with the addition of a new L50H loading...

Coming back to Volvo...

Since setting up his own plant hire and ground working business 13 years ago with a brand new EC160B, proprietor Ken Marsh has reverted to owning a new EC140E thanks mainly to the aftersales...

More Volvos for Ashcourt Group

The Hull-based Ashcourt Group has continued to add more Volvo machines for its aggregates, civils and recycling divisions during 2018 supplied by SMT GB.

Volvo CE sales up 24% in Q3

Continued momentum in Europe and the Americas, and good-but-slowing growth in China help drive sales in Volvo Construction Equipment’s third quarter of 2018.

A change of heart for AJ & MJ Plant Sales

Established family-run plant hire and plant sales company, AJ & MJ Plant Sales Ltd of Portsmouth, has broken with tradition and opted for a considerable number of Volvo branded excavators,...

Volvo EC750E HR: the industry's most productive demolition excavator

Able to stretch up to 36m (118ft) above ground and 9.5m (31ft 2in) below ground, the new EC750E HR stakes its claim as the industry’s most versatile multi-use demolition excavator.

Third time around for Ceannacroc Estates

Ceannacroc Estates, located to the north west of Fort Augustus in the Highlands of Scotland, has just taken delivery of a new Volvo ECR88D reduced-swing compact excavator for its road...

Daniel Charles Construction adds new Volvos to its fleet

Daniel Charles Construction Ltd of Dunholme, Lincolnshire, has added a trio of Volvo excavators for its expanding plant fleet in the guise of two, twenty- two tonne EC220Es and a twenty-five...

Michael Henry opts for new Volvo EC220E

Ickenham based plant hire and civil engineering contractor has opted for a new Volvo EC220E to coincide with a move to raise its profile in the Greater London plant hire market and expand...

Good reliability prompts new orders from A V Dawson

A V Dawson Ltd, the Middlesbrough-based multimodal logistics provider, has chosen two new Volvo L220H loading shovels for one of its latest contracts handling imported gypsum and loading...

Another Volvo for David Fisher Contracting Ltd

David Fisher Contracting of Stenhousemuir, Larbert, has taken delivery of a Volvo EC140E with a second unit tentatively on order, thus continuing a tradition of owning and operating Volvo...

Volvo L70H finds favour on the farm

O Kinch Agricultural Contracting Ltd of Avon, near Chippenham, Wiltshire, has purchased a bespoke Volvo L70H for its farming and contracting business.

Goody Demolition - Bringing Down the House

Goody Demolition is in the process of dismantling the former Colonial Mutual Life headquarters located on the waterfront in Chatham, Kent, and has brought in its high-reach Volvo EC300E to...

Production flows at Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd

Thanks to the recent arrival of a 25-tonne Volvo L150H loading shovel complete with a 4.3m³ rehandling bucket and Volvo’s patented Co-Pilot Load Assist feature.

Never raced or rallied...!!

Thurso-based Gow Groundworks has taken delivery of the first reduced swing radius Volvo EWR170E wheeled excavator to arrive in Great Britain which has recently successfully completed the NC...

Another Volvo package for Central Demolition

Central Demolition Ltd of Bonnybridge has invested in another package of Volvo excavators and loading shovels, including their largest shovel yet in the guise of an L150H.