Construction equipment sells well in China
First publishedin World Highways
Les Taylor Contractors has added a new Volvo EC240C excavator to its piling division
Volvo Construction Equipment sold 100 heavy excavators to mining, highway and real estate company Tang Sunrise Investment during its sales promotion in the Chinese city of Fuquing.
The deal, which was one of over 250 machines sold during the event, adds to Tang Sunrise's Volvo fleet of 17 large excavators, including two flagship 70tonne class EC700 BLC.
Tang Sunrise's 100-machine deal includes 75 Volvo 36tonne EC360BLC; 15 of the larger 46tonne EC460BLC, and ten units of the 29tonne class EC290BLC.
Mr Tang said he was impressed with the strong digging force, high fuel efficiency, good service support and easy troubleshooting of the Volvo products.
Meanwhile, Les Taylor Contractors of Mintlaw, near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, has added a new Volvo EC240C excavator to its piling division and equipped it with its own design of piling head for contracts nationwide.
The Les Taylor Group of Companies specialises in quarry resources, logistics, demolition and plant hire, and waste recycling in north-east Scotland and piling contracts nationwide.
The 2tonne head runs off the EC240C's hammer shear circuit requiring up to 230litres/min in high mode and it can handle sheet pile sections up to 14m long at a reach of 7m.
The EC240C is powered by a 7litre Volvo Tier III low emission engine and is equipped with the standard 6m boom and 2.97m dipper arm. In this configuration the maximum ground reach is 10.26m and the load over height is 6.8m.