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A machine for all Reasons

GAR Contractors Ltd of Highbridge near Bridgwater in Somerset continues a long tradition of owning and operating Volvo machines with the addition of a new twenty two tonne EC220E crawler...

Meet Brauncewell's new prime mover

Brauncewell Quarries Ltd, an independent family-run aggregates business, has opted for another Volvo 50 tonne excavator to take over as the new prime mover at its facility located close to...

Owning a Volvo excavator is easier than ever with their new zero percent deal

For three months only - from 1 June to 30 Sept 2017 – Volvo Construction Equipment is offering financially compelling deals on the ECR50D, EC55C, ECR58D and ECR88D. The offer period is from...

New Volvo EC27D compact excavator stretches further, digs deeper and reaches higher

The Volvo EC27D compact excavator boasts an exceptionally large operating range for its size class, while combining intuitive operation and operator comfort with simple serviceability and...

First time Volvos for Cinwood Ltd

Groundworks contractors Cinwood Ltd of Corsham, Wiltshire has broken with tradition and purchased two new fourteen tonne Volvo EC140Es for its plant fleet.

From 'E' Media to 'E' Machine

From starting out as an advertising platform for recruiting plant operators and mechanics in Scotland, Scottish Plant and Operators has enhanced its profile by growing into a dedicated plant...

Owning a Volvo isn't a pipe dream for Reive Plant Ltd

Working on a remote farm in Lanarkshire on a bright and cold January day, THE VOICE caught up with David Reive, proprietor of David Reive Plant Ltd who was putting his recent acquisition of...

RJT Excavations Ltd - looking to the long haul with Volvo Construction Equipment

RJT Excavations Ltd of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders has chosen to opt for new equipment from Volvo Construction Equipment based on the overall total cost of ownership for its plant...

Volvo CE unveils 100% electric compact excavator prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the EX2 – a fully electric compact excavator that delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced total...

Live It. Dig It.

For the first time, Volvo Construction Equipment have invited operators and customers to test-drive their popular machines and trucks at two ground-breaking live-demo events in the UK.

Volvo ECR50D lifts Francis Homes into the premier league

Francis Homes, the Solihull-based developer of exclusive and luxurious family homes, has just bought its first excavator - a Volvo ECR50D, supplied by SM Plant Sales.

JJ Groundworks adds more Volvo excavators to the fleet

Having taken delivery of the first EC160E to be sold in Great Britain twelve months ago, JJ Groundworks of Buckingham has added a further five new Volvos as both replacement and additional...

Volvo CE sales increase 30 percent in first quarter

Buoyed by improving market conditions and the positive impact of its transformation program, Volvo Construction Equipment saw sales increase by 30% in the first quarter 2017.

Going underground at Perryfield

A new Volvo L220H loading shovel has been ordered and delivered to Portland Stone Firms Ltd to spearhead the company’s relatively new mining operations at the Perryfield Quarry site on the...

Braithwaite Excavations opts for Volvo excavators

Barnsley based Braithwaite Excavations Ltd has taken delivery of a new thirty tonne EC300E, with the larger EC480E on order, to supplement and rejuvenate its fleet of Volvo excavators.

Harringtons builds its fleet of Volvo excavators

Harringtons Builders PLC of Wembley Middlesex continues to build its fleet of Volvo excavators with the addition of another fourteen tonne EC140E.

Good service and good product quality prompt new order from A M Dagg

East Lothian based A M Dagg Plant Hire Ltd has opted for a brand new sixteen tonne Volvo EC160E crawler excavator thanks in part to the good service and reliability of an older EC160B it...

Volvo launches new 16-tonne single drum soil compactor

The SD160B from Volvo Construction Equipment is a 16-tonne class soil compactor that delivers high-performance with every pass, thanks to advanced technology that adapts to the application...

Two new Volvo A30G's for Yarrows Aggregates

Two new Volvo A30G articulated haulers have been supplied to Yarrows Aggregates Ltd of Beverley, East Yorkshire that are already proving their worth in terms of stock management and overall...

M& J Evans Construction adds more Volvo excavators

M & J Evans Construction Ltd of Walsall, West Midlands has added a further six Volvo crawler excavators to its extensive plant fleet thanks in part to the good reliability and...