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£20,000 Hitachi Digger Recovered Within Hours



How much does the construction industry lose each year? According to the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) the industry loses £400 million. Furthermore, theft is the most common crime that contributes to these loses with 21% of respondents experiencing theft each week. It’s evident in the construction industry that measures need to be in place to prevent and deal with crime.

So when a £20,000 Hitachi digger was stolen in County Antrim recently you would expect in to add to the construction industries loses.

This however was not the case! How?

Appropriate measures in place to prevent and deal with crime. The Hitachi digger was fitted with a TRACKER Plant device that allowed the £20,000 piece of plant machinery to be tracked when thieves stole the digger in County Antrim. The digger was reported stolen and the PSNI used their vehicles with TRACKER installed receivers to locate the stolen digger in a very secluded area in Newtownabbey and recovered it within 2 hours.

This successful recovery reinforces the benefit of having the right measures in place when it comes to securing your assets. Why spend £20,000 on a digger to have it stolen again and have to pay more to get another digger? Using TRACKER allowed a prompt recovery preventing unwanted loss of productivity, earnings and replacement of machinery.

With alarming loses in the construction industry and theft being a common problem every measure should be taken to protecting plant machinery. TRACKER, the market leader in stolen vehicle recovery for over 20 years, accredited by Thatcham and the only provider to use VHF technology that can overcome GPS/GSM signal jammers can protect your machinery. Interested in TRACKER for your business? Call Pauline on 07775 773806 or email pauline@dfctracker.co.uk