Press Releases

Over $10m of specialist heavy / construction inventory already consigned to go under the hammer

Wednesday September 19, 2018:... read more

United Rentals dedicated its Center of Excellence, a designated training branch for new and existing employees, in Ridgefield Park, N.J., to the First Responders, including those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

At the ceremony David Hobbs, senior vice president of operations, United... read more

Brooklyn, MS 07/11/2017- Winners of the 2018 National Auctioneers Association Marketing Competition, presented in partnership with USA TODAY, have been announced. Four emerged from more than 800 entries to take three “Best in Show” honors and the coveted “Auction Marketing Campaign of the Year” award.

One “Best in Show” award was awarded for Print, Digital, and... read more

NESCO, LLC announced July 3, that it has completed the acquisition of N&L Line Equipment. N&L manufactures many products related to the live-line maintenance of electric utility lines. The N&L offering includes transmission tools up to 800 kV, substation maintenance tools, as well as distribution hotline tools.

N&L has paired the manufacturing of their premium line of... read more

The IAAP legislative initiative to extend the sales tax exemption on mining equipment, HB 4415, was signed into law by Governor Rauner on June 29.

The exemption, which was scheduled to sunset in August of this year, has now been extended until July 1, 2023. The House previously approved the bill on a vote of 108-1 and the Senate passed the bill 58-0. Senator Don Harmon and... read more

July 3, 2018
Construction spending reached a record level of $1.309 trillion in May as monthly increases in residential and public investment outweighed a decline in private nonresidential outlays, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials warned, however, that continued labor shortages and rising materials... read more

Takeuchi-U.S., a manufacturer of compact equipment, has announced Clairemont Equipment as a new dealer. Based in San Diego, they will be serving Southern California and will carry the full lineup of Takeuchi products, including excavators, skid steer loaders, track loaders and wheel loaders, in addition to stocking parts and performing equipment repair.

In total, Clairemont has six... read more

In the United States and globally, skilled jobs are the hardest to fill, according to Manpower Group.

That's no surprise to construction companies. However, if it's difficult now, what can contractors expect to deal with a decade from now?

Companies unwilling or unable to effectively attract, engage and retain their workforce will pay the consequences in the not-so-... read more

June 26, 2018 AGC
Construction employment increased in 263 (73 percent) out of 358 metro areas between May 2017 and May 2018, declined in 47 (13 percent) and was unchanged in 48, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released June 26 by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials warned that the supply of qualified workers is dwindling and urged... read more

Track Pads have become an essential product for heavy equipment on job sites throughout the world. They allow contractors the ability to perform their jobs without worrying about repairing damage to existing surfaces. For steel tracked equipment, e.g. excavators, Track Pads come in 3 options: Bolt-to-Shoe pads which fasten directly to the steel grouser, but require modification to the steel... read more

Bandit Industries owners Mike Morey Sr., Dianne Morey and Jerry Morey announced on June 7 they would sell 100 percent of the company to their employees in an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).  Under the ESOP, Bandit will retain its current leadership and key management personnel will remain in place. It will also allow Bandit to always remain Bandit.

The announcement comes after... read more

NAA announces 2018 Marketing Competition award recipients

The top-level contest by the National Auctioneers Association again produced some of the best marketing materials seen in the entire auction industry.



PRINT & DIGITAL DIVISION

CATEGORY 2: BROCHURES & CATALOGS



Automobiles &... read more

NAA announces 2018 Marketing Competition award recipients

The top-level contest by the National Auctioneers Association again produced some of the best marketing materials seen in the entire auction industry.



PRINT & DIGITAL DIVISION

CATEGORY 4: PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING



Bidder Card... read more

PERRY, Okla. (May 23, 2018) — E-Z Drill, a leading manufacturer of concrete drilling and doweling equipment, has added Mid Country Machinery to its dealer network. In addition to Mid Country's Fort Dodge, Waterloo and Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, locations, customers can also purchase and rent E... read more

Brooklyn, Mississippi (May 17, 2018) -

Jeff Martin Auctioneers is excited to announce the integration of Martin & Martin Auctioneers of Pelzer, South Carolina into their ongoing operations.

This expansion will enable Jeff Martin Auctioneers to strengthen its presence in the southeastern United States. It has been a goal of Owner / President, Jeff Martin, to become one of... read more

SANBORN, New York (May 22, 2018) — KINSHOFER, one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, has acquired the Schaeff Transverse Cutter business from Atlas GmbH, a Germany-based crane and... read more

Brooklyn, Mississippi (May 17, 2018) -

Jeff Martin Auctioneers is excited to announce the integration of Martin & Martin Auctioneers of Pelzer, South Carolina into their ongoing operations.

This expansion will enable Jeff Martin Auctioneers to strengthen its presence in the southeastern United States. It has been a goal of Owner / President, Jeff Martin, to become one of... read more

Concrete Products (Kirkcaldy) Limited has grown to become one of the most innovative producers of precast concrete products for a diverse range of markets throughout Scotland. This includes solutions for construction, civil engineering, house building, gardening and agricultural.

The head office and manufacturing site in Kirkcaldy, Scotland has been designing, manufacturing and... read more

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio (May 8, 2018) – IROCK Crushers announces Fred Gross as director of sales and business development. Gross will lead IROCK’s sales and marketing teams with a focus on bringing the company’s dependable crushing and screening solutions to producers across the globe.

“Fred’s passion, experience... read more

MONROE, Wash. (May 8, 2018) — Bricking Solutions, an industry leader in kiln refractory equipment, has selected IRONCLAD Marketing as its Agency of Record. The Fargo, North Dakota-based company is managing Bricking Solutions’ marketing and public relations... read more

SANBORN, New York (May 2, 2018) — KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its Multi-Quick Processors, featuring best-in-class cycle times, jaw change-out times and power-to-weight ratio. The attachments allow demolition and recycling industry... read more

Off-highway tyre manufacturer BKT has entered into a joint research agreement with Kultevat, a leading US bio-tech company specialising in the cultivation and processing of TKS dandelion as a renewable and sustainable alternative to natural rubber.

The agreement will explore the wider use of TKS dandelion, a species of dandelion native to Kazakhstan. The plant has the potential to be... read more

With a 25.1-percent year over year rental revenue increase and 27.9 percent total volume hike, United Rentals attributes its solid growth and outlook to four primary “buckets,” according to president and chief operating officer Matt Flannery... read more

Around 300 industry professionals gathered in Miami last month to honor the winners of the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs). Jointly organized by Access International and IPAF, the IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the powered access industry.

Those assembled at the Hilton Miami Downtown were also the first to learn that... read more

March 21st marked Terra Point's first sale on their proprietary live virtual auction platform. Featured items included earthmoving, excavation and material handling equipment, as well as trucks and trailers.

"We were blown away by the number of bidders and participation we had for this very first sale," said Terra Point CEO Tim Watters, "There was a lot of positive feedback from... read more

Darell Dunkle is Retiring! - March 30th, 2018

Send your Congratulations to him darell@dunkleauctioneers.com

Darell Dunkle & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. will be having final sale on Thursday, April 12th, 2018. (see more about it below.)

Darell first got a taste of the auction life when he was very young and accompanied his Dad, Bud Dunkle to livestock auctions. He... read more

United Rentals’ board of directors has named Matthew Flannery president of the company in addition to his responsibilities as chief operating officer. Michael Kneeland, who became president and CEO of United Rentals in 2008, will continue to lead the company as CEO.

“... read more

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Mar. 13, 2018) — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose, all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, offers the large-frame, radial-lift RS-75 and vertical-lift VS-75... read more

RENSSELAER, Ind. (March 12, 2018) — Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, marks its 80th year in business. Austin Talbert started the company in 1938 as a heavy haul, crane rental and construction equipment business in Lyons, Illinois. He quickly became known as a pioneer in heavy-haul... read more

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Feb. 27, 2018) — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, showcases its Posi-Track® loaders in a new video series. The series, titled ASV Demo Challenge, pits ASV machines against... read more

ZWEIBRÜCKEN – February 16, 2018 – Sarens is expanding and updating its current fleet with the addition of 44 new Demag® all terrain cranes that are scheduled to be built and delivered over the next two years. The order includes six Demag AC 55-3 models, seven AC 60-3 models, 12 AC 100-4L models, 10 AC 130-5 models, two AC 160-5 models and seven AC 220-5 models. This most... read more

As a long time supporter of the South Carolina Auctioneers Association, Martin & Martin once again participated in the Marketing competition and won three division awards for our state: heavy equipment, real estate and social media.

Jared McGaffee, Operations Manager represented Martin & Martin in Columbia for the event.

Martin & Martin also supports the SCAA by... read more

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Carlson Paving Products, the industry's leading manufacturer of asphalt paving screeds, announced the company's newest platform: the EZR208. Unveiling the news at the 2018 World of Asphalt Show in Houston, TX, the 8-foot EZR2 completes the Tacoma-manufacturer's lineup of rear-mount highway-class screeds available for all current North American paver models.

"The... read more

SANBORN, New York(Feb. 15, 2018) — KINSHOFER, one of the world's leading sources of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, introduces the NOX-... read more

MONROE, Wash. (Feb. 8, 2018 ) — Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, introduces the Aqua Spine. The multi-modular system uses high-pressure water jets to precisely remove concrete from surfaces that may be inaccessible for Aqua Cutter robots,... read more

2017 brought big changes to the equipment auction industry. For Terra Point, 2018 is no different. Last month the company announced it would launch a new proprietary software to host Live Virtual Auctions; allowing members to bid on equipment from anywhere in the world.

"We saw a huge gap in the market and many of our customers were frustrated with the lack of options available," said... read more

Fourth quarter rental and total volume jumped 26 percent in the fourth quarter on a year-over-year basis for United... read more
From left to right: Scott Place (Takeuchi), T.J. Mahoney (United Rentals), Clay Eubanks (Takeuchi),... read more
Equipment Parts Plus staff at the Las Vegas facility.

Established in June 2015,... read more

Congratulations to Shareif Eisa, Vice President of Operations at Fahey Sales

Shareif competed in the 2018 Minnesota Champion Auctioneer contest on January 18 during the State Conference in Fargo Moorhead. Among 22 participants, Shareif Eisa was named Reserve Champion Bid Caller.
We are proud of him!

Other news: Fahey Sales received 1st place... read more