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Used Construction Equipment Financing Has Actually Increased During the Pandemic
Despite the pandemic, some financial institutions are reporting increased lending activity for used equipment.
October 6, 2020
Should You Buy Used Construction Equipment in 2020? How to Navigate the Market Amid a Pandemic
Used equipment is playing an increasing role as equipment buyers struggle to navigate 2020’s strange environment.
September 11, 2020
Construction equipment auction companies switch to online-only during coronavirus, anticipate selling surge
Auction companies are preparing for a surge in heavy equipment sales by going to online-only operations during COVID-19. Details here on Equipment World.
April 15, 2020
How does the No. 1 rental firm dispose of its equipment?
This is Part 5 of a five-part series on used equipment. Click here to see the other parts of the series. Click here to download the full version of the Used Equipment Report. United Rentals is the definition of a large fleet: The company rents out about 3,200 classes of heavy equipment with a total […]
October 3, 2017
Used vocational trucks may not remain a buyer’s market for long (Part 4 of a special report)
This is Part 4 of a five-part series on used equipment. Click here to see the other parts of the series. Click here to download the full version of the Used Equipment Report. While much of the sleeper-cab used truck market was spiraling downward earlier this year, used vocational trucks have been a steady bright […]
September 26, 2017
Contractor-honed strategies for buying and selling used equipment (Part 2 of a Special Report)
This is Part 2 of a five-part series on used equipment. Click here to see the other parts of the series. Click here to download the full version of the Used Equipment Report. Selling Top Used Wheel Loader Models 1. Deere 544K 2. Cat 924K 3. Cat 930K 4. Deere 624K 5. Cat 938K Top […]
September 12, 2017
Regional demands drive used construction equipment prices: Part 1 of a Special Report
This is Part 1 of a five-part series on used equipment. Click here to see the other parts of the series. Click here to download the full version of the Used Equipment Report. Supply and demand determine the price of used equipment, but other less apparent influences also move the needle. Location is one such […]
September 6, 2017
Download the 2017 Used Equipment Report
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September 5, 2017
IronPlanet intros LiveStream online bidding for on-site auctions
To complement on-site auctions the company added through a merger with Cat Auction Services last year, online equipment auctioneer IronPlanet is introducing what it calls LiveStream bidding. The feature allows bidders to log into IronPlanet and bid alongside on-site auction customers in real time. The announcement comes just more than a week after Ritchie Bros […]
September 8, 2016
Ritchie Bros. to acquire online equipment auctioneer IronPlanet for $758.5 million
Announced late Monday evening, the auction giant Ritchie Bros. is acquiring internet-based auction company IronPlanet for approximately $758.5 million. The deal is Ritchie Bros. second acquisition this month following an August 2 announcement that the company would buy New England-based Petrowsky Auctioneers for $7 million. IronPlanet burst onto the heavy equipment auction scene in 1999 […]
August 29, 2016
IronPlanet now offering instant financing on equipment purchases
Online used heavy equipment seller IronPlanet has introduced an instant financing option customers can choose before or after making a bid or purchase. Customers of IronPlanet, GovPlanet or TruckPlanet can now apply for pre-approval for financing before they bid, or they can opt for instant financing through Express after purchasing a piece of equipment. Express is […]
July 13, 2016
IronPlanet taps Ackley, formerly of eBay and Google, as new CMO
A veteran of web and e-commerce development with stints at giants such as Google and eBay on his resume has joined the leadership team at IronPlanet. The online heavy equipment auctioneer has hired Matt Ackley as its new senior vice president and chief marketing officer. In his new role at IronPlanet, Ackley will be in charge of all marketing […]
May 26, 2016
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Video: Takeuchi's First Wheeled Excavator for the U.S., the TB395W
It boasts the same power as a tracked model but with higher travel speed on- and off-road – and it has a double boom.
Develon Rolls Out its Largest Excavator, the DX1000LC-7
“The Minidozer”: A Closer Look at Movex’s Tiny, Remote-Control Crawler
Deere Adds Three Models to P-Tier Compact Wheel Loader Line
Video: Hyundai's R18E Electric Mini Excavator Getting Ready for Market
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
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