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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.
Patrick Hill reports on rental fleet disposal strategies
Selling used equipment is an essential and everyday part of the equipment rental business. Patrick Hill talks to major rental companies in the UK, Scandinavia, Japan and the US about how they manage the asset disposal process.
Ritchie Bros opens permanent auction site in France
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers officially opened its new French auction site at a ceremony on 27 June. The 20-hectare facility is at Saint Aubin sur Gaillon, west of Paris, strategically located alongside the A13 motorway and just 100 km from the port of Le Havre.
Auction action
Ritchie Bros says an auction is the best way – for both buyers and sellers – to move used access equipment, under any market condition, reports Patrick Hill. Plus, news on expansion plans at online auctioneer IronPlanet.
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