Category: Spare Parts

Top 5 Brands Hold Positions on the Leader Board

November 2013 – May 2014 results show that the top 5 brands have held their places as the parts most searched for during this period.  Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, JCB and Hitachi maintained their order from the previous 6 months.  However Case took over the the next position which was previously held by John Deer.

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Not “Sub-thing” you see everyday!

Look what we spotted passing the office window this morning. Wonder if they need any parts… A Marine engine perhaps?

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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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10,000 Requests and a 10,000 ft Drop!!

  In honour of our 10,000th Parts Request our very own and very brave Mary-Jane will be taking part in a Charity 10,000 ft Skydive this Saturday the 7th September! We don’t know what to be more excited about, 10,000 satisfied Buyers or 10,000 ft Free fall?!!? Good Luck Mary-Jane – we will be safe…

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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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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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