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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 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...

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...

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...

Saxby Surfacing's new paver and Volvo's back-up service boosts uptime and productivity

Saxby Surfacing Contractors from Sheffield are entering their thirtieth year of trading and to commemorate the event, have taken delivery of their first Volvo paver, a P6870C ABG model.

Continuing a tradition at LKAB Minerals

UK based LKAB Minerals Ltd continues a tradition of operating Volvo loading shovels dating back to 1995 with the addition of a new L90H loading shovel and a second unit on order for delivery...

Sales up 36% in strong second quarter at Volvo Construction Equipment

Transformation program and increasing demand in key markets helps boost Volvo CE in Q2 2017, with significant improvements in both sales and earnings.

Largest Volvo yet for Tillicoultry Quarries

Long standing user of Volvo Construction Equipment products, Tillicoultry Quarries, has purchased its largest Volvo loading shovel to date in the guise of the thirty five tonne L250H which...

New Volvo loading shovel lands on familiar territory at Bogside

The world’s leading glass bottle manufacturer, O-I Manufacturing Ltd, continues to favour Volvo Construction Equipment products as it takes delivery of a new L150H loading shovel for its...

Volvo CE to divest British dealership to SMT

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it is divesting its wholly owned British dealership to long-term distribution partner SMT.

Volvos keep on running at Jakto

Barnsley based Jakto Excavations has taken delivery of a further three Volvo A25G articulated haulers, increasing the company’s mixed fleet of A25s and A30s to seventeen machines.