PUMA City Shipping Container Retail/Events Building Up for Auction at IronPlanet, July 23

Want to make your next company party a hit, or looking to open the coolest mixed-use retail/bar/events building in town? This award-winning, 11,000 sq. ft. modular building, made from 24 40-foot-long shipping containers for PUMA City by Lot-EK in 2008, is absolutely up for the starring role-- and it's now available on IronPlanet for preview and preliminary bidding, for our July 23 sale! The starting bid: $60,000. 

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Auction Preview: July 16

Coming up on Thursday: IronPlanet's weekly featured auction, with over 700 items ready to preview and bid on today! You'll find a particularly broad selection of asphalt equipment, trailers, scissor lifts, compactors and tractors. Be sure to look at our guaranteed inspection reports for any equipment you're considering, and give Customer Care a call at 1-888-433-5426 at any time with questions about the process.

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Posted in Construction, Up for Auction

GovPlanet Helps Military get More from Surplus Machines

Construction Equipment Distribution magazine highlights GovPlanet and how it's helping the military get more from their surplus machinery.  Read more about it in the June issue of the publication here (Page 35).  

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Posted in Trucks, Auctions, Construction, Cranes, Forklifts, Government Surplus, IronPlanet, Military Trucks

Buyer Beware: When to Walk Away from a Sale

Sue McGregor, Managing Director of Canada, IronPlanet, and Paul Hendrix, IronPlanet Equipment Pricing Analyst  discuss purchasing surplus heavy equipment.  Six key dealbreakers when making a purchase are highlighted in the article.  To read more details on these warning signs, check out the article on page 20 of Supply Post here.

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Posted in Trucks, Cranes, Forklifts, Government Surplus, IronPlanet, Tip of the Day, Military Trucks

Getting The Most From Your Fleet: Pipeline Projects & Idle Equipment

Sue McGregor, Managing Director of Canada, IronPlanet, discusses how equipment owners may hold onto equipment for too long.  She gives four reasons why now may be the time to sell.  For more information on making the most of your fleet, and to check out key tips, read the article on page A20 in Equipment Journal here.

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Posted in Auctions, Construction, Cranes, Forklifts, Humvee,, IronPlanet, Tip of the Day

In the News, July 6-10

Industry headlines this week focused on China's stock market distress, along with reports of construction contraction in the UK and environmental concerns over deep sea mining. 

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Posted in Mining, Construction, Agriculture, In the News

IronPlanet EU Auction Preview: July 29, DLA Sale

On July 29, IronPlanet EU will hold its first US military surplus auction, featuring DLA items from a site in Germany. This is a great opportunity for buyers outside of North and South America to get government surplus equipment at a good price while saving on cross-ocean transportation fees. (Learn more about buying government surplus items) The auction also features excavators, telehandlers, trucks and more. All items are now available for preview and bidding!

Preview All IronPlanet EU July 29 Auction Items

Shop DLA equipment in IronPlanet EU July 29 Auction

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Posted in Government Surplus, Up for Auction

In the News: June 29-July 3

Interesting industry headlines from this week:

Oil rigs back in service in U.S., Canada as prices stabilize [CBC]

"The number of North American oil rigs in use is up for the first time since December, as oil's sustained period in the $58 to $60 range encouraged drillers to turn on the taps." Read more

U.S. Construction Spending Hits New Postrecession High [The Wall Street Journal]

"U.S. construction spending advanced 0.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.036 trillion in May, the highest level since October 2008, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.Read more

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Posted in Construction, Oil & Gas, Quarry & Aggregate, In the News

Fox News Features GovPlanet's New Humvee SF97 Offerings

"It just got a little easier to take the ultimate off-roader onto the street," begins Fox News' feature on GovPlanet's new Humvee offering. Last week, GovPlanet received authorization to offer SF97s for demilitarized Humvees, the first step for owners seeking title and registration for these highly-sought-after vehicles. Read the entire Fox News article here, and stay tuned for more details on IronPlanet.com about SF97s (including how to get one for a Humvee you've already purchased). 

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Posted in Government Surplus

Up for Auction: End of Quarter Sale, June 24-26

IronPlanet's End of Quarter Sale is this week! With two particularly interesting packages from Oxbow and Carna Contracting, this sale features more than 3,000 items for bidding. Every item is listed and ready for PriorityBids to be placed, so take a look at the offerings, read our guaranteed inspection reports, and submit pre-bids today!

MoreIronPlanet's Quarry and Aggregate Business is Booming: Sale on June 25


Shop Equipment in June 25th Sale

Some of the most interesting equipment for sale this week:

2012 Caterpillar 777G Off-Road End Dump Truck
Item #576447, 2,343 Hours. Retarder, A/C, Heater, Rear Camera, Quick Fuel Fill, 27.00R49 Tires, Auto Lube, Caterpillar C32 Engine. See more

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Posted in Quarry & Aggregate, Up for Auction

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