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IronPlanet to conduct retirement auction for 41-year-old New Jersey construction company

Posted by IronPlanet on Dec 1, 2017 11:56:26 AM

 Ray Mullen opened his construction business 41 years ago in Northern New Jersey. Shortly after the company opened, the county where his company was located experienced a housing boom and his company boomed along with it. Specializing in site work, road construction, sewer, watermain and storm drain installation, as well as curbing and paving, D.R. Mullen Construction Company Inc. was busy, growing to 35 employees.

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Topics: Auctions, Construction, 2017

It’s that time again: make Section 179 work for you and save thousands by financing equipment

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 23, 2017 10:47:27 AM

If you’re American and you purchase trucks or equipment for your U.S.-based business, you might know about a U.S. tax deduction called Section 179. It’s been approved for the 2017 tax year and now eligible to use, but figuring how to take advantage of Section 179 can be dizzyingly complex unless you’re a professional accountant.

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Finance, 2017

Inspection tips: five things to look for when buying a used motor grader.

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM

A wide variety of motor graders are bought and sold online at IronPlanet and at Ritchie Bros. onsite auctions each year. If you’re planning to buy a used motor grader, make sure your inspection list includes a thorough look at these five motor grader components.

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Topics: Construction, Inspections, ironplanet, 2017

Inspection tips: five things to look for when buying a used truck tractor.

Posted by IronPlanet on Nov 6, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Truck drivers depend heavily on their trucks. It's their livelihood and, for long-haul drivers, it can be their home away from home. This extremely interdependent relationship between drivers and their trucks quickly turns even the greenest of drivers into truck experts.

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Topics: Trucks, Inspections, transport, ironplanet, 2017

Top 10 reasons to buy used equipment at an online or onsite auction.

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 31, 2017 11:44:44 AM

A look at this highly popular – and easy – method of buying.

When it comes to shopping for used heavy equipment, trucks and other industrial assets, many buyers limit themselves to buying channels that they’re comfortable and/or familiar with: private sellers or dealers and brokers.

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Topics: Construction, Heavy Equipment, IronClad Assurance, 2017

Inspection tips: 5 things to look for when buying a used excavator.

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 26, 2017 12:09:30 PM

If you're looking for a used hydraulic excavator, check out the selection available for sale online at IronPlanet.com and at Ritchie Bros. unreserved onsite auctions. But before you head out to inspect the machine you want, check for these five things to help determine the value of an item you're interested in buying and avoid unexpected repairs or replacement costs.

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Inspections, ironplanet, 2017

New financing solutions for IronPlanet customers

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 19, 2017 3:15:11 PM

Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (RBFS) is now serving as a preferred financing provider to IronPlanet customers.

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Finance

Delivering Choice: IronPlanet launches in Australia.

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 18, 2017 9:36:20 AM

Ritchie Bros. has been helping Australians buy and sell construction, mining, transport and agricultural equipment for more than 20 years.

After acquiring IronPlanet, the fast-growing, innovative, online marketplace for equipment and other durable assets, earlier this year, Ritchie Bros. wanted to expand the brand and its convenient service to Australian customers as soon as possible.

 

 

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Topics: In the News, 2017

Inspection tips: 5 things to look for when buying a used articulated dump truck.

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

Factors that can affect the value and durability of this machine.

 

If you're looking to buy, add or replace an articulated dump truck, see the selection available at Ritchie Bros. unreserved onsite auctions and for sale online at IronPlanet.com. But before you head out to inspect the machine you want, read our articulated dump truck inspection tips and buy with confidence.

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Topics: 2017

Best of both worlds: IronPlanet and Ritchie Bros. join forces to lead the asset disposition industry

Posted by IronPlanet on Sep 27, 2017 12:37:48 PM
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Topics: transport, ironplanet, transportation services, usa, 2017

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