Category: Heavy Machinery Parts

How to find a Cat Part Number

Once you have diagnosed the problem with your machine you need to locate the replacement part and this task is much easier if you have the correct part number. These are a few ways to do this: Locate The Part Number 1. Some parts like hydraulic cylinders will have the part number stamped onto the…

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Brexit and Used Parts

​​How will Brexit Affect the Used Parts Business? 15 months on from the Brexit vote and we look at how the result has affected the construction equipment parts business. The most immediate effect has been the decline in the value of Sterling.  At one stage it dropped to its lowest value in 31 years. Last Week…

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9,000+ Registered Users

We at UrParts.com regularly have nice things to celebrate but this week we hit a particularly momentous occasion when we went over 9,000 users. As we eat, breath and sleep parts, it’s good to know that over 9,000 people out there have come to us for help. Just knowing that we helped all these people save both…

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Look who’s on the Front Cover…

If you supply New or Used Parts for Construction or Agricultural machines Contact Us. We will be in Vegas next week and would love to discuss how we can help increase your sales and break into new markets. We received 16,000+ parts requests since last year and can deliver you genuine buyers from local and international markets….

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Qatar World Cup 2022 comes at the price of human life.

Doha is a hive of construction activity with the 2022 World Cup development plans in full swing.  However the allegations of workers mistreatment is overshadowing any positive press it might bring to the region.  With many of the workers coming from Nepal and India reports suggest that on average 400 workers are dying every year….

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Competition Increases for Fire Damaged Machines

Prices for the fire damaged, or general machines for spare parts, at the recent Euro Auction in Leeds were remarkably high. Biding between competing dismantlers was fierce as they all try to increase their inventory of available used parts. Even though there has been a marked decrease in the scrap value of the metal, this increase in…

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Beware of Scammers

We have been made aware of a particularly nasty scam that everybody dealing across international borders should be aware of. Somebody hacked into their Yahoo email account and saw that they had agreed to purchase a machine.  After the vendor emailed the invoice they copied the invoice, changed the bank details and then contacted the…

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Obama compares Bridges in the US to people on Medicare

There are thousands of bridges throughout the USA that are in dire need of either repair or replacement. Many face the problem however that the designs are so old it would be more prudent to tear down and replace with modern new bridges built with modern construction methods and machinery.   Obama’s suggests congress pass his…

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Germany’s Construction sector on the rise

Sales of Construction equipment is the area of the industry that is showing the most growth. The VDMA, Germany’s association for construction equipment and building material machinery, said that its prediction for a poor beginning to the year leading into a slow increase over the rest of the year appeared to be accurate. Although some of the positive…

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Parts market to exceed $23 billion USD in 2013

The increase in demand for aftermarket parts is continuing to grow. Long established in the car market this growing trend has been mirrored in the construction equipment market. Some of the world’s largest construction equipment users such as CRH, UBE, Lafarge, Cemex etc who traditionally only used OEM parts are now benefiting from the huge…

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