Tag: Machinery Parts

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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It’s Movember!!

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

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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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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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6 Tips to Reduce Data Roaming

We came across the following tips on how to reduce the high prices service providers charge everybody who travels.  So, being the nice people that we are, we decided to share the knowledge: 1 – Turn off Data Roaming Wherever possible only use WiFi to access data and you will not incur any network charges. 2 –…

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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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UrParts Claims Gold Prize at the Vodafone Startup Awards 2013

We are delighted to announce that UrParts.com were Gold Prize Winner for the Export Company of the Year at the Vodafone sponsored Startup Awards 2013.  Not only were we recognized as the best in this category but we also scooped Silver Prize for the Digital/Online and Silver Prize for Women in Business.  We are delighted to…

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