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London, UK, April 30, 2008 -- Mascus, the European on-line e-marketplace for heavy used equipment and used HGV vehicles adds another affiliate to its broad network of international co-operation partners across Europe

Buy and Sell Used Equipment on the Internet
From its beginning, the year 2008 proved to be another challenging one for traders of used equipment and heavy good vehicles. Regardless, the general trend of decreasing supply of used machines, the stock of used equipment available for sale on the Internet has been constantly growing. Mascus, the Pan European electronic marketplace for used construction machinery, trucks, tractors, harvesters, forklifts, forest and groundscare machines has been pleased by its increasing attractiveness for used equipment dealers. Just for three months from the beginning of 2008, the amount of used machines ads available on Mascus has increased with 50% from the whole amount of ads growth for the whole 2007 year. Currently the total ads reached the outstanding number of 36 000 thousand machines, of which the ads in construction section amount for 35% of all used machines available on the marketplace.

In addition, the number of advertising dealers using Mascus services to promote their used heavy good vehicles, forklifts, plant machines, agriculture, forest and groundscare stock equipment has been constantly increasing. "Currently, we have over 1300 customers from all over Europe and the world. More and more traders realize the importance of Internet to advertise their used machines. It is easy, fast and efficient.", says Mascus Sales Director Rickard Petersson.

Internet and Press
Mascus also publishes twice a year a used equipment magazine which offers a presentation of a special selection of used construction machines, trucks, tractors, commercial vehicles, harvesters, forklifts, forest and groudscare machines and equipment by Mascus customers from all over Europe. In addition, Mascus also has a wide range of co-operations with various magazines from all over Europe. "We, at Mascus do not neglect the importance of press. We cooperate with different newspapers and magazines and their websites, offering our customers even better opportunity to reach various buyers in their native languages in whole Europe", adds Mascus's Marketing/Internationalization Director Tomasz Odrobinski.

New Co-operation in Ireland and UK
The last cooperation partner Mascus joined forces with is the construction and quarry machinery magazine "Machinery Movers". Machinery Mover is published in Ireland and UK is distributed in over 18 000 copies. Mascus and "Machinery Movers" will cooperate by offering their customers extra opportunity to promote the pages of the Machinery Movers websites in Ireland and UK, and on "This cooperation is an excellent sales opportunity to our UK and Irish customers. It brings added value to our product of construction plant articles and offers them additional benefits - one used machine will be visible on three Internet pages; on the Mascus plant machinery section of the website, on and, and on the pages of "Machinery Movers" magazines", concludes Robert Tate, Mascus UK & Ireland Region Manager

Robert Tate, Mascus UK & Ireland Region Manager, +44 (0)7970 23 00 55,
Fredrik Larsson, Director, +46 (70) 305 1140,
Rickard Petersson, Sales Director, + 46 (70) 660 2780,
Tomasz Odrobiński, Marketing Director / Internationalization, + 358 40 750 4922,

About Mascus:
Mascus –Is an electronic marketplace for used machinery, forklifts, forest, agriculture, groundscare equipment and trucks. Mascus makes trading in used machines and trucks quicker and more efficient by collecting in one place information about the supply and the demand. All dealers, producers and end users are welcome to offer their used machines and trucks for sale via the marketplace.

About Machinery Movers:
"Machinery Movers" Ireland and UK- The magazine 'Machinery Movers Ireland' has established as the No1 publication in its field. The magazine is distributed in 8 000 copies in Ireland. ‘Machinery Movers UK’, which was introduced at the end of 2007, is available by subscription and has a similar 10,000 circulation to its Irish counterpart. Both magazines provide construction & civil engineering contractors, plant hirers, quarries, demolition & recycling companies, and equipment dealers & distributors, together with local authorities and public utilities, with all the latest industry news, including information from the major construction and quarry plant & machinery manufacturers.

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