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A brace of Volvo six tonners for M M Miller

Housebuilding and ground working contractors M M Miller Ltd of Wick, Caithness, is one of the first to take delivery of the all-new Volvo EC60E compact excavator, launched earlier this year...

Gordon Bow Plant Hire Ltd is investing for the future with Volvo Construction Equipment

Gordon Bow Plant Hire Ltd of Broxburn, West Lothian, has added ten new Volvo EC140E excavators for the very first time, as part of a significant £5M investment programme in its fleet...

Volvo CE helps hit pioneering connectivity milestone

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) celebrates, as part of Volvo Group, reaching 1 million connected customer assets – in turn helping customers boost uptime, safety and productivity...

JSJ Construction (Midlands) Limited invest in a new Volvo A25G

JSJ Construction of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, has invested in a new Volvo A25G articulated hauler for its growing fleet of ground working equipment. Of which, there are now three...

5 common operating errors and how to avoid them

Operator behaviour not only affects machine health but also the productivity and profitability of the entire site operations. Here are five of the most common operating errors to watch out...

More new Volvo excavators for specialist contractor MW Groundworks

MW Groundworks of Tarbrax, South Lanarkshire, has taken delivery of two new Volvo excavators for its specialist contracting and land clearance business.

Volvo Construction Equipment products reap a different kind of harvest at Metcalfe Farms

Metcalfe Farms Ltd, the heavy haulage and farming concern based at Leyburn North Yorkshire, has purchased a Volvo L180H loading shovel and an EC480E excavator.

3 ways idling machines affect profitability

When a piece of construction equipment is idling, not only is it not contributing to production, it’s also costing you money.

Ashcourt add more Volvos

The Hull-based Ashcourt Group has added more Volvo excavators and loading shovels to its plant fleet, together with a P6870C wheeled paver that will go to work for the Group’s civils and...

Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd add two more Volvos for their Melville Gates and Mountcastle operations in Fife

To meet with increased demand, Angle Park Sand and Gravel Ltd. has purchased a second Volvo L150H, and replaced a venerable L120E with a new H variant.

A successful demonstration sparks new business at D K Plant Hire

D K Plant Hire of Aberfeldy, Perthshire has opted for a brace of Volvo compact excavators for the first time, following a successful demonstration by SMT GB’s utility dealer, CS Machinery...

5 common mistakes that increase machine downtime

Keeping machines up and running – and earning – is of utmost importance to Volvo CE and its dealers. Here are five of the most common unnecessary maintenance issues and how to avoid them.

The 3 TCO tools every Volvo customer should know about

Total cost of ownership depends on far more than the design and quality of a machine. Utilisation and operation are major contributors to profitability. Here are three tools all Volvo...

A Volvo L150H loading shovel takes charge at Hugh King & Co.

Hugh King & Co has taken delivery of a new Volvo L150H loading shovel for its Hullerhill sand and gravel quarry located at Kilwinning, Ayrshire and has been put in charge of the main yard...

A new Long Reach fifty tonne Volvo excavator for Skene Group Construction Services Ltd

Hot on the heels of a deal for three new Volvo L220H loading shovels earlier this year, Skene Group Construction Services Ltd of Glenrothes Fife has added a fifty tonne Volvo EC480E long...

5 ways to improve excavator fuel efficiency

Volvo CE offers many new technologies and services to help companies reduce spending on fuel and become more environmentally friendly in the process.

Ask the expert: Stefan Pettersson on TCO

Application engineer Stefan Petterson is Volvo CE Sales Region EMEA's resident expert on total cost of ownership (TCO). We pick his brains to find out how the company and its dealers are...

Chepstow Plant International continues a year on year growth to its plant fleet with the addition of 103 new Volvos, including the first L350H loading shovel to be sold in Great Britain

Chepstow Plant International has signed a deal with SMT GB for the supply of 103 machines for its mineral, aggregates and earthmoving fleet. The deal sees Chepstow Plant International...

Volvo package for Ward Plant

Since purchasing his first Volvo articulated hauler back in 1990, Martyn Ward, managing director of Ward Plant Limited, Carnwath, South Lanarkshire continues to add Volvo articulated haulers...

“The proof of the pudding…..

… will be in the eating,” says Tony Iles, Managing Director of Tonic Construction as the company chooses Volvo excavators for the very first time.