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Volvo ECR25D's hit the brief
Posted on Tue 20th Mar 2018

'Primarily Thomas Plant Hire purchased 10 ECR25D for a specialist contract where maximum reach coupled with low weight was essential. The Volvo ECR25D compact excavator has been designed with mobili...' read more >

Posted on Tue 20th Mar 2018

'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. As with all Volvo compact excavato...' read more >

Another Volvo EW60E for Total Plant
Posted on Tue 20th Mar 2018

'Following the successful introduction of their first Volvo EW60E, Total Plant Hire have added more their fleet. Work in comfort all day, every day and get more done. The new and improved EW60E whee...' read more >

Ready Plant take more ECR88D's
Posted on Tue 20th Mar 2018

'Ready Plant continue to grow their fleet with more Volvo ECR88D's Whether you're working in road construction, utilities, landscaping or any other application, the ECR88D mini digger from Volvo will g...' read more >

More D series for PJP (UK) Limited
Posted on Thu 23rd Oct 2014

'In addition to five of the new model ECR25D’s PJP (UK) Limited have just taken delivery of three ECR88D’s. The ECR88D Weighing in at a class leading 8,890kg and a dig depth of 4,530mm, including B...' read more >

New Model ECR58D delivered
Posted on Wed 18th Jun 2014

'When M Forshaw decided to replace their Hitachi EX60 they looked at the market and studied their options. Following a successful demonstration they chose the new model Volvo ECR58D. The Volvo ECR...' read more >

Anglo take more Volvo's
Posted on Wed 14th May 2014

'Anglo Plant Hire have taken another three Volvo ECR48's, this brings Anglo's total to ten ECR48's in the last two quarters, plus four new Volvo EC15C...' read more >

Total add more Volvo's
Posted on Wed 7th May 2014

'Total Plant Hire has taken delivery of three more Volvo Compact Excavators. Howard Plant Sales has supplied Total with over twenty Volvo products, these include DD25W, 1200mm, Tandem Rollers, SD130 Se...' read more >

ISM Waste Services & Recycling adds a new EC55C
Posted on Tue 6th May 2014

'A new Volvo EC55C compact excavator has been supplied by Howard Plant Sales to ISM Waste Services and Recycling Ltd to re-handle industrial, commercial, domestic and special waste materials at the com...' read more >

New Model Volvo ECR25D mini digger:
Posted on Thu 23rd May 2013

'The Volvo ECR25D mini digger has been designed with mobility and performance in mind. Featuring a range of innovations engineered for effortless transportation, you’ll benefit from an ideal transp...' read more >

Volvo soil compactors roll out to Total Plant
Posted on Fri 19th Apr 2013

'Total Plant Hire Ltd of Trafford Park Manchester has just added two SD130D Volvo soil compactors to its extensive plant hire and contracting fleet of equipment which were supplied by Volvo’s utility...' read more >

J K Ashbrook Limited – switched on to Volvo
Posted on Wed 3rd Apr 2013

'Since purchasing their first Volvo compact excavator back in 2010, Congleton based civil engineering, plant hirer and agricultural contractor J K Ashbrook Ltd has added significantly more Volvo Constr...' read more >

Howard Plant Sales have secured the dealership for Digga
Posted on Fri 8th Mar 2013

'Howard Plant Sales have secured the dealership for Digga covering the Northwest of England. For more than 29 years Digga has led the industry in attachment design. Established in 1981 Digga pioneered ...' read more >

Singleton Landwork Ltd chooses Volvo once again
Posted on Mon 8th Aug 2011

'Lancashire based Singleton Landwork Ltd has chosen another Volvo for its general contracting, drainage and pipeline installation business covering the north west of England. The new EC55C was ch...' read more >

Clear-Cut decision for W. Cropper & Son
Posted on Wed 4th Aug 2010

'When John Cropper of W. Cropper & Son Limited decided to replace their 2006 Volvo EC15 BXTV that was the only decision he had to make, the choice of machine was clear-cut, another Volvo! John ...' read more >

Reduce your cost of ownership
Posted on Fri 4th Jun 2010

'High prices for Volvo Compact Equipment have been achieved and recorded at recent sales, including Euro Auctions 2nd to 4th June. The high values achieved reinforce the elevated demand for the Volvo b...' read more >

Volvo CE open new Technical Training Centre
Posted on Thu 3rd Jun 2010

'AS part of their continued investment in training and technical support for customers, Volvo CE have opened a brand new training centre to ensure all their engineers gain the right skills and competen...' read more >

Fixed Price Servicing
Posted on Fri 21st May 2010

'Howard Plant Sales Limited are pleased to announce their cost effective on site routine servicing of all Volvo Utility Equipment. Our aim is to accommodate the single and small to medium fleet oper...' read more >

Two Firsts
Posted on Wed 19th May 2010

'In 2000 when Stephen Howard sold James Ashbrook his first ever new excavator, neither party knew that by early 2007, Ashbrook's then fleet of over 20 excavators would be almost of a single brand. A...' read more >