AWARD SUCCESS FOR RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE – THAMES VALLEY

The Thames Valley Rural Crime Taskforce is the second winner of a prestigious national award from the Construction Equipment Association for being the most proactive rural crime team in the UK. The Rob Oliver Award, for excellence in the fight against construction plant and agricultural machinery theft, was awarded to the taskforce for being the … More AWARD SUCCESS FOR RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE – THAMES VALLEY

MERLO’S GENERATION ZERO RANGE ADOPTS CESAR ECV

Merlo is amongst the latest machine distributors in the UK to fit CESAR and Emission Compliance Verification (ECV), to the Merlo range of machinery. The decision to begin fitting CESAR Security and ECV followed an industry-wide recognition of the importance of machine security and emission awareness across UK construction sites. “Merlo UK is a proud … More MERLO’S GENERATION ZERO RANGE ADOPTS CESAR ECV

COMPLETE SECURITY SOLUTIONS FROM DATATAG AT THE EHS 2023

Datatag ID the power behind the official CESAR Scheme will exhibit at the unmissable Executive Hire Show (EHS) on stand K9 on the 8th and 9th of February at the Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry. The EHS is the UK’s most important show for the tool and plant hire industry. Datatag through its extensive work … More COMPLETE SECURITY SOLUTIONS FROM DATATAG AT THE EHS 2023

FORMER CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATION CHIEF RECEIVES MBE

Rob Oliver, who retired as the Chief Executive of the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) in 2021, has been awarded an MBE in the King’s first New Year’s honours list. The Award of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) was made in recognition of Oliver’s services to the construction equipment manufacturing sector. He … More FORMER CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATION CHIEF RECEIVES MBE

RISE OF THE DRONES IN RURAL CRIME

Drones are rapidly becoming a weapon of choice for thieves targeting farm machinery and vehicles. The gathering of intelligence is happening in ‘specifically-targeted’ actions by well-organised gangs and criminals. Drones are being piloted over farms and land by thieves to identify potential targets. This relatively new technology allows thieves to explore farms from the air … More RISE OF THE DRONES IN RURAL CRIME

MANITOU ADDS ECV (EMISSIONS COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION) INITIATIVE TO CESAR SECURITY MARKING SCHEME

Manitou, one of the earliest adopters of the industry’s own security marking scheme CESAR, is one of the latest companies to recognise the additional benefits of the scheme’s recent development – ECV (Emissions Compliance Verification). Manitou began fitting the enhanced system earlier this year to all construction, aerial work platforms, and agricultural and compact equipment … More MANITOU ADDS ECV (EMISSIONS COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION) INITIATIVE TO CESAR SECURITY MARKING SCHEME

POLICE AND INDUSTRY WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HITACHI TO HELP TACKLE CRIME

The Combined Industry Theft Solutions (CITS) group, in partnership with police, and construction equipment manufacturer Hitachi Construction Machinery recently held a successful police training event at their new production facility in the North East of England. On November 22nd, CITS in conjunction Hitachi, hosted a special police training event for 60 officers from five regional … More POLICE AND INDUSTRY WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HITACHI TO HELP TACKLE CRIME

ONE MILLION POUNDS WORTH OF EQUIPMENT RECOVERED BY RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE

Over one million pounds worth of machinery, tools and equipment have been recovered by the Thames Valley Police Rural Crime Taskforce since its launch earlier this year. Among the recovered items are 52 cars, 20 plant machinery and 26 power tools, with items recovered from local policing areas across the force as well as other … More ONE MILLION POUNDS WORTH OF EQUIPMENT RECOVERED BY RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE

HYDREMA ADOPTS CESAR ECV TO STAGE V DUMP TRUCKS

Hydrema (UK) Ltd is the latest construction machinery manufacturer to fit CESAR and Emission Compliance Verification (ECV), to Hydrema stage V Dump Trucks. Mark Hyde, Sales Director, Hydrema (UK) Ltd commented on the decision to fit CESAR ECV, he said, “We are delighted to be working with the CEA and CESAR team in our shared … More HYDREMA ADOPTS CESAR ECV TO STAGE V DUMP TRUCKS

POLICE AND INDUSTRY WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT FARMERS

The Combined Industry Theft Solutions (CITS) group, in partnership with Ben Burgess, the John Deere dealership, hosted a police training day in Ellington, which was deemed a resounding success. 40 officers, from five East Anglian forces, attended a special police training event held in conjunction with CITS and Ben Burgess agricultural department in Ellington, Cambridgeshire. … More POLICE AND INDUSTRY WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT FARMERS