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GPS units stolen from John Deere tractors in Carlow
Amy Forde
The units were taken between Thursday 19 May and Saturday 21 May.
19 May 2022 News
Seven low-hour Masseys and more up for grabs
Irish Machinery Auctions is hosting an online timed auction with over 70 unreserved lots on behalf of Holden Plant Rentals. Bidding is now live with lots due to close from 11am on Thursday 26 May.
18 May 2022 News
2014 Volvo L60G fetches €80,000 at Carlow auction
Michael Doyle Auctioneers held an online machinery auction on Thursday 12 May. With over 2,000 viewers tuning in, the highest price was secured for a 2014 Volvo L60G which made €80,000 plus VAT.
New tractor registrations down 12% on 2021
FTMTA figures show that 213 new tractors were registered in April, meaning tractor sales for the first four months of 2022 are down 12% on the same period last year.
18 May 2022 News
Machinery manufacturers expect 18% production shortfall due to part shortages
The continued shortage of components is now the driving factor behind long machinery lead times for European manufacturers and not new demand, according CEMA.
18 May 2022 News
Case IH upgrades RB 344 fixed chamber baler
Case IH has updated its fixed chamber baler offerings, the RB 344F and RB 344R now benefits from upgraded running gear and more modern side panels.
12 May 2022 News
Calculating fuel consumption with fuel management system
With this year’s abnormally high diesel prices, many contractors and farmers need to keep a closer watch in the way which fuel is managed.
11 May 2022 News
Diesel price fluctuation continues as silage season gets under way
As we went to press this week, prices of 1.24c/l to 1.36c/l (VAT inclusive) were being quoted for Marked Gas Oil (MGO), more commonly known as green diesel.
11 May 2022 News
Hackers hit AGCO with ransomware attack
AGCO, the parent company of brands such as Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, announced that it was hit by a ransomware attack which is impacting some of its production facilities.
11 May 2022 News
CNH workers go on strike
Over 1,000 unionised workers of CNH Industrial in the US have gone on strike after contract negotiations between the company and the union broke down.
11 May 2022 News
In pictures: Lamma 2022 highlights
Last week marked the return of Lamma Show, the UK’s leading agricultural machinery show. Gary Abbott and Peter Thomas Keaveney attended the event.
11 May 2022 News
Steketee introduces self-steering frame option for all mechanical hoes
Lemken has just introduced the Steketee ‘EC-Steer’, a parallel steering frame which converts any existing hoe to joystick or camera-guided steering through being mounted between the tractor and hoe.
11 May 2022 News