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Online auction company created by Americ and bidadoo
Americ Machinery, the US-based company that sells used machines from Japanese rental company Nikken Corp, is partnering with industrial equipment firm bidadoo Auctions to create an online equipment auction house called Quantos Auctions.
Ritchie Bros on course for first Chinese auction
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers remains on course to hold its first auction in China early in 2013 with regulatory approvals moving forward and an auction site in Beijing being lined up.
Ritchie Bros buys online auctioneer AssetNation
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is to acquire AssetNation, a US-based online auctioneer specialising in the sale of surplus and salvaged assets. Ritchie said the acquisition would enable it to offer new, non-auction services to its customers.
RSC holds used equipment 'Yard Sale' on 8 December
RSC Equipment Rental will hold a nationwide ‘Yard Sale’ of used equipment at its depots all day on Thursday, 8 December, with almost 1000 categories of equipment available.
Ritchie Bros aims to hold first Chinese auction in 2012
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers has applied to establish a wholly-owned Chinese subsidiary and hopes to be granted a licence to hold auctions in the country, with the aim of holding its first Chinese auction in the second half of 2012.
Hewden auction includes 230 telehandlers and aerial platforms
UK rental company Hewden will sell more than 550 items of equipment from its fleet - including 110 telehandlers and 130 aerial platforms – at an auction in Harrogate on Wednesday 12 October.
Volvo plans auction
Construction equipment firm to set up online auction to link customers with dealers.
Wacker Neuson opens used equipment centre
Wacker Neuson has opened a used equipment centre in Gotha, Germany, that will sell equipment from its own rental fleet as well as traded-in models.
Ritchie Bros expands in Europe
Ritchie Bros held its first auction in Avignon, France, on 10 November and will return to Portugal for the first time in three years with an auction on Thursday 18 November in Tondela. The Tondela sale will be simultaneously broadcast at the Ritchie auction taking place on the same day in Ocana, near Madrid in Spain.
Euro Auctions opens sale location in Spain
UK-based construction equipment auction company Euro Auctions has opened a permanent auction site in Valencia, Spain, and will hold its first auction there on 10 December.
Fastline railway plant being sold by administrator
UK asset valuation and auction company Edward Symmons is selling more than 18000 items of small plant from the railways rental business Fastline following the appointment of administrators at Fastline and its parent company Jarvis earlier this year.
United Rentals creates used equipment website
United Rentals has created a used equipment web portal offering thousands of items for sale in more than 40 equipment categories. United said it will be one of the largest sources of pre-owned rental equipment sold directly by the owner.
Goldhofer extra axle innovation
An innovation from Goldhofer AG is making it possible to insert additional axles in existing semi-trailers to transport higher payloads or cargo with lower axle loads. The concept allows expansion of trailers by up to three axles, depending on the vehicle configuration
Crane repair and refurbishment companies think ahead in tough times
Companies in the repair and refurbishment field continue to think ahead with expansions and investments. IC spoke to two of them, based in Europe and the USA
Ritchie first sale in Japan
Industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros held its first auction in Japan on 27 January
Insurance company warns renters to be more vigilant
One of Europe’s largest insurance companies, RSA (formerly Royal Sun Alliance), is warning equipment rental companies to be more vigilant against the threat of plant theft and criminal fraud.
Hewden holds major equipment auction on 16 September
UK rental company Hewden will hold a used equipment auction in September that it claimed is Europe’s largest ‘direct from user’ sale.
Interview: Tom Cornell of IronPlanet explains the benefits of online auctions
Online auctioneer IronPlanet has been growing dramatically over the past 18 months. Tom Cornell, the company’s managing director for Europe, tells Murray Pollok why the online model works.
RSC updates used equipment website
RSC Equipment Rental has launched an updated used equipment sales web site, accessed at
Iron Planet to hold first European on-line auction
Iron Planet will hold its first European on-line auction on 28 January with over 160 machines from Poland to Spain on sale.
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