Category: Machinery

Our Conexpo-Conagg-2017 Journey

Conexpo-Conagg-2017 As we reflect on our journey to conexpo-conagg-2017 Las Vegas, we were delighted to have the rare opportunity to meet and greet some of our most successful Part Suppliers. These are the people that work tirelessly behind the scenes to help our 45,000+ Buyers find Parts every single day. They do this by ensuring the…

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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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JCB Dieselmax – New 6 Cylinder Engine

JCB has invested £45 million in the development of a new 6 cylinder diesel engine the Dieselmax 671. The engine is the result of 2 years of development and has already gone through field testing of over 50,000 hours.  The company say that this is a natural progression from the 4 cylinder units it has…

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Poor results for Europe’s construction sector in first quarter.

Results for the European construction industry fell again for the fifth month in a row in March 2013 with a decline rate of 1.7% since February and 7.9% since March 2013.  Results came from the European Unions’s statistic agency and included 17 countries in the Euro area.  Results varied across the different member states as some…

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Cummins Builds Two-Millionth Pickup Engine for Ram HD Trucks

We found a great movie to watch of Engine No 2,000,000 rolling along the Cummins production line.  This historic engine was one of the last MY2012 engines produced at CMEP before changing over to the new 2013 6.7L engine. To commemorate this milestone, the 2,000,000th engine was built with a special edition red breather cover…

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Court Ruling on suit between Metso and Powerscreen

In 2010 and 2011 the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York decided that Metso was in the right over a dispute with Powerscreen.  Powerscreen International Distribution Ltd (today known as Terex GB Ltd), Terex Corporation, Emerald Equipment Systems, Inc. et al., took Metso to court due to patent infringement over…

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Caterpillar 2012 Sustainability

Caterpillar is putting innovation and technology to work to make sustainable progress possible. Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO, provides the Chairman’s Message for the 2012 Sustainability Report. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzCfClF9XkQ&feature=youtu.be  

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3 New Bridges planned for NY&NJ

The New York and New Jersey Port Authorities have agreed to invest $2 billion into 3 bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey. This will also include the region’s first major public-private partnership to replace the Goethals Bridge costing an estimated $1.5 billion.  This is a major announcement for the NYNJ Authorities as it will be the first time since the George Washington Bridge opened in…

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Manufactures of machinery parts

Cat, Volvo, JCB – Top 3 brands for searched parts in first quarter of 2013

Analyses of part requests from around the world have revealed that the top 5 Brands of searched parts in the first quarter of 2013 are Cat, Volvo, JCB, Komatsu, Hitachi. This indicates that the big brands continue to keep a foothold in the market regardless of the effect the global recession is having on the industry.  Out of…

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Police in Antrim launch a new initiative aimed at tackling rural crime

A new initiative aimed at tackling rural crime and helping the rural community to protect itself from criminals has been launched in Antrim. Called “Farm Watch”, it has been developed by the Antrim Police and Community Safety Partnership working with the local farming community. Its aims are to promote the importance of vigilance and highlight…

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