Category: Heavy Machinery Parts

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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It’s Movember!!

Who will be growing Parts this Movember? Send us your pictures so we can judge the best!!  

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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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UK Government announces spend of £100bn on infrastructure

Parliament was presented with the announcement of the additional spend ranging across a broad spectrum of areas yesterday. Transport projects including power plants and a commitment to the £43bn HS2 line are the main project in the infrastructure program.  The Chancellor said “We’re announcing the largest program of investment in our roads for half a century……

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Older machines still preferred over newer models

At the heavy equipment auction Ritchie Bros in Hartford, CT, USA yesterday there was a lot of older Cat equipment still making high prices. This confirms what is obvious from recent UrParts.com parts requests that due to the continued recession in the construction market many operators are choosing to purchase older machines and keep them running with cheaper spare parts…

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