Datatag’s Nick Mayell delivers Heavy Equipment Masterclasses to Police Officers across the UK and around the globe. He is arguably the world’s leading expert in heavy plant identification and as such his knowledge is in great demand. Recently it was shared with African Police forces as part of Interpol’s Formatrain Project. Police officers from many … More CESAR TRAINING GOES GLOBAL


Whilst Datatag’s Police Liaison Managers Nick Mayell and Vince Wise were hosting a Plant Identification Training Seminar in Newcastle, Datatag’s 24/7 Contact Centre received a call from a prospective buyer of a JCB roller and a Thwaites dumper, concerned that the price was just too good to be true. Bearing the iconic CESAR identification triangles … More CHESHIRE RECOVERY


The Construction Equipment Association’s official CESAR Scheme passed another milestone today as JCB unveiled the 275,000th CESAR registered machine on its stand at Hillhead. The new JCB 220X tracked excavator, manufactured at JCB Heavy Products in Uttoxeter, took centre stage on JCB’s large and impressive exhibition stand.   JCB, one of the early adopters of … More CESAR HITS 275,000 REGISTRATIONS AT HILLHEAD

Feature Article in Yorkshire Post – SUCCESS OF MARKING SYSTEM

THE CESAR system was originally set up in 2007 by the construction industry and was extended to agricultural equipment two years later. It is a UK system that has also been adopted so far in Ireland and Sweden, and is a collaboration between trade associations and forensic marking experts Datatag. Figures from the police and … More Feature Article in Yorkshire Post – SUCCESS OF MARKING SYSTEM