Tag: machinery

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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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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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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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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Strong demand for used farm machinery at Shrewsbury Auction centre

There was some strong demand for used farm machinery at the bi-monthly plant and agricultural machinery collective auction at Shrewsbury Auction Centre. Over 1,000 lots of agricultural machinery were on sale with fierce demand from bidders from across the UK and Ireland. The top price of the auction was £15,500 for a New Holland TS110…

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Poor summer sees a rise in sales of specialist farm machinery

Whilst the summer proved disastrous for many farmers with the wet weather making it difficult to harvest crops and allowing for poor grazing in water logged fields, it has proved to have some benefits for agriculture business sectors with an increased demand for specialist farm machinery that will provide solutions to the problems posed by…

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Machinery Restoration Success Story!

Three men in New Zealand put their creative caps and have come up with the brilliant initiative whereby old machinery are revamped and given a new lease of life. From water pumps to car motors Brian Clark, Barry O’Loughlin and Graham Calver will find a way to restore it back to health! As you can…

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Farmers to condemn changes to proposed grants assessments

A new revival of the student grants scheme which will hit students from farming backgrounds looks set to be met with hostility from various farming groups. The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has described as “lunacy” proposed changes to the assessments of third level maintenance grants. It is thought that the upcoming changes…

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Tullamore Show – Machinery expo

Last weekend the spotlight was on agriculture and farming as the Tullamore show, the biggest agricultural show of the year took place last Sunday 12th August. It was quite fitting that a show which is dubbed the “Olympics of Agriculture” with 21 gold medals being given to the countries best livestock, would be held on…

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Armstrong Farm Machinery purchases former John Deer Premises at Jordanstown

Amongst the movers and shakers in the farm machinery business is a new premises for well-known New Holland and Kuhn dealer, Armstrong Farm Machinery, which has recently purchased the former John Deere premises at Jordanstown in north Co Dublin. The premises of the former John Deere parts site went up for sale after the previous…

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