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CESAR CHAMPION AWARDS ARE PRESENTED TO THREE THAMES VALLEY POLICE OFFICERS FROM THE RURAL CRIME TASK-FORCE

CESAR CHAMPION AWARDS ARE PRESENTED TO THREE THAMES VALLEY POLICE OFFICERS FROM THE RURAL CRIME TASK-FORCE

The Construction Equipment Association (CEA) launched its CESAR Champion initiative in 2020 to recognise the efforts of officials who use CESAR technology to identify a stolen piece of machinery. In an effort to encourage more engagement with the CESAR Security Scheme, the award is now being given to any officer who completes 10 checks on agricultural or construction machines or ATVs protected with the security system. Read More

Date Created: 06/02/2023


AWARD SUCCESS FOR RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE – THAMES VALLEY

AWARD SUCCESS FOR RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE – THAMES VALLEY

The Rob Oliver Award, for excellence in the fight against construction plant and agricultural machinery theft, was awarded to the taskforce for being the most proactive rural task force as the team collectively made over 120 checks against the secure CESAR database. Three taskforce officers also received CESAR Champion awards for identifying different stolen vehicles through the CESAR database. Read More

Date Created: 03/02/2023


MERLO'S GENERATION ZERO RANGE ADOPTS CESAR ECV

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. Read More

Date Created: 01/02/2023


SKILL BUILDER TOOL THEFT CAMPAIGN VIDEO

SKILL BUILDER TOOL THEFT CAMPAIGN VIDEO

Roger Bisby of Skill Builder catches up with Ian Elliott of Combined Industries Theft Solutions (CITS) to discuss the ongoing issue of tool theft and what has been achieved. Read More

Date Created: 27/01/2023


COMPLETE SECURITY SOLUTIONS FROM DATATAG AT THE EHS 2023

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. Read More

Date Created: 10/01/2023


FORMER CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATION CHIEF RECEIVES MBE

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. Read More

Date Created: 03/01/2023


RISE OF THE DRONES IN RURAL CRIME

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 where they will be used to identify security weak spots – the aerial footage is allowing thieves to gain intelligence about farm movements, buildings, entry and exit points, and security such as CCTV cameras and of course equipment and machinery – all without detection. Read More

Date Created: 16/12/2022


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

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 leaving the factory onwards and for sale within the UK market. Read More

Date Created: 01/12/2022


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

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 force areas including Northumbria, Cleveland, North Yorkshire, Durham and Police Scotland constabularies. Read More

Date Created: 30/11/2022


ONE MILLION POUNDS WORTH OF EQUIPMENT RECOVERED BY RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE

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 force areas, with close working to officers in neighbouring forces. Read More

Date Created: 11/11/2022


HYDREMA ADOPTS CESAR ECV TO STAGE V DUMP TRUCKS

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 objective of reducing carbon emissions and fighting theft in the UK construction and infrastructure sectors." Read More

Date Created: 27/10/2022


POLICE AND INDUSTRY WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT FARMERS

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. Read More

Date Created: 26/10/2022


CESAR ECV PARTNERSHIP WITH BALFOUR BEATTY AND HS2

CESAR ECV PARTNERSHIP WITH BALFOUR BEATTY AND HS2

With the rapid movement towards measuring and understanding emission levels across the construction industry the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) and Datatag, who provide the technology behind the CESAR scheme, has worked closely with some of the biggest projects and construction companies, including HS2 and Balfour Beatty, in the development of ECV. Read More

Date Created: 12/10/2022


CESAR EQUIPMENT SECURITY AND REGISTRATION SCHEME MARKS ITS 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

CESAR EQUIPMENT SECURITY AND REGISTRATION SCHEME MARKS ITS 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

For 15 years the CESAR scheme has been protecting construction plant equipment from theft and is the UK’s official construction and agricultural equipment security and registration scheme of the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), promoted by the AEA (Agricultural Engineers Association) and powered by Datatag Id Ltd. Established in 2007, it is the only scheme of its kind which incorporates a database of ownership, allowing stolen machinery to be identified and returned to its rightful owner. Read More

Date Created: 06/10/2022


DATATAG ID ATTEND VEHICLE CRIME CONFERENCE – HOSTED BY VCI IN PORTO

DATATAG ID ATTEND VEHICLE CRIME CONFERENCE – HOSTED BY VCI IN PORTO

Datatag ID / CESAR Scheme is attending an important Vehicle Crime Investigators (VCI) conference in Portugal (5th & 6th October 2022). The 2nd Vehicle Crime conference is a critical vehicle crime and information-sharing event. Read More

 

Date Created: 05/10/2022


HITACHI CONTINUES ITS COMMITMENT TO CESAR ECV WITH DATATAG ID TRAINING EVENT

HITACHI CESAR ECV TRAINING EVENT

Onsite with Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Hebburn, Tyne and Weir, our very own Datatag ID Ltd team Vincent Lane and Rachel Hamilton, who are training 23 employees to fit CESAR ECV correctly. Read More

 

Date Created: 04/10/2022


SANY ADOPT CESAR ECV

SANY ADOPT CESAR ECV

SANY is the latest machine distributor in the UK to fit CESAR and Emission Compliance Verification (ECV) as standard, to the SANY 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. Read More

Date Created: 08/09/2022


DATATAG WELCOMES VINCENT LANE AS ITS NEW POLICE LIAISON AND TRAINING OFFICER

DATATAG WELCOMES VINCENT LANE AS ITS NEW POLICE LIAISON AND TRAINING OFFICER

The Datatag Police Liaison Team (PLT) are a key link between the Datatag team and Police across the UK. With relationships growing throughout the UK, Datatag has hired Vincent Lane to join the team to support the ongoing operation. Vincent has a 17-year career history as a PC and is a specialist vehicle examiner with extensive experience with the Datatag product range. Read More

Date Created: 15/08/2022


POLICE TRAINING DAY - A RESOUNDING SUCCESS! 

POLICE TRAINING DAY - A RESOUNDING SUCCESS! 

A resounding success! Datatag ID Ltd in conjunction with Clancy and Combined Industry Theft Solutions held a police training day in Harefield. 58 police officers from six forces attended a full day's training into Plant and Agricultural machinery theft and identification with hands-on examinations in the afternoon. The feedback from the day has been excellent - and we are pleased to report that one of the officers attending the event recovered a stolen dumper as a result of the training! Read More

Date Created: 07/08/2022


CONCERN AS TRAILER THEFT SOARS BY 69% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

CONCERN AS TRAILER THEFT SOARS BY 69% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

Trailer theft has increased by 69% during 2022 compared with 2021 (January-June), and is expected to increase further due to high demand and reports of trailers selling at inflated prices.

This figure includes trailers of all varieties, but there has been a recent increase in the theft of agricultural trailers, including horse boxes and other livestock trailers. Read More

Date Created: 20/07/2022


THAMES VALLEY POLICE TEAM UP WITH DATATAG TO HELP RURAL COMMUNITIES TACKLE CRIME

THAMES VALLEY POLICE TEAM UP WITH DATATAG TO HELP RURAL COMMUNITIES TACKLE CRIME

Thames Valley Police’s Rural Crime Taskforce have successfully reunited a resident with their stolen horse trailer, as the taskforce announces a partnership with DataTag to support communities to tackle rural crime.

On Tuesday (12/7), the Thames Valley Police Rural Crime Taskforce reunited a resident with her previously stolen horse trailer. Ellie, from Northall, Buckinghamshire, had the trailer stolen from her property and contacted the police to report the issue. Read More

Date Created: 19/07/2022


PREVENTING QUAD BIKE THEFT – THE FOURTH IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

PREVENTING QUAD BIKE THEFT – THE FOURTH IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

Quad bikes and ATVs are a target for thieves thanks to their portability high value and ease to sell around the world. Farmers can take effective steps to reduce the risk of theft on their farms and increase the chances of recovery. In this video Bob Henderson (NFU) talks to DC Chris Pigott (NaVCIS) about how to prevent Quad Bike theft Read More

Date Created: 28/06/2022


PREVENTING GPS THEFT – THE THIRD IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

PREVENTING GPS THEFT – THE THIRD IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

For many GPS is an essential part of modern farming without it a farmer's productivity and efficiency could decline. Organised criminals are targeting UK farms to steal GPS equipment. In this video Bob Henderson (NFU) talks to DC Chris Pigott (NaVCIS) about how to prevent GPS theft. Read More

Date Created: 27/06/2022


PROTECTING YOUR FARM FROM CRIMINALS – THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

PROTECTING YOUR FARM FROM CRIMINALS – THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

Modern farms of vulnerable to thieves from tractors quad bikes livestock all the way through to your tools. In this video Bob Henderson (NFU) talks to DC Chris Pigott (NaVCIS) about how to make your farm less appealing to thieves and make it as difficult as possible for criminals to attack your property. Read More

Date Created: 26/06/2022


PREVENTING TRACTOR THEFT – THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

PREVENTING TRACTOR THEFT – THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME.

The NFU Mutual in collaboration with NaVCIS (National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Services) has produced a series of videos helping to combat rural crime. Read More

Date Created: 24/06/2022


DATATAG ARE RECRUITING - SALES DIRECTOR

DATATAG ARE RECRUITING - SALES DIRECTOR

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proven and passionate Sales Director to work within a market leading successful business. Driving profitable sales with a professional "hands on" approach whilst continuing to help the company to grow. Read More

Date Created: 24/02/2022


TAKEUCHI JOIN THE CESAR ECV GREEN REVOLUTION

TAKEUCHI JOIN THE CESAR ECV GREEN REVOLUTION

From February 2022, Takeuchi Mfg UK Ltd will include the enhanced CESAR ECV (Emission Compliance Verification) system as standard across the full Takeuchi line up. Since 2008, Takeuchi Mfg UK Ltd have fitted the CESAR scheme to their full line up of machinery and following the recent achievement of Stage V compliance on all its models up to 15 tonnes, Takeuchi will now include the CESAR ECV bolt on product as standard, providing accurate emissions information to their customers. Read More

Date Created: 16/02/2022


The Construction & Agricultural Equipment Security and Registration Scheme