Quanta Services, Inc., a leading contractor operating in the utility, pipeline, energy, and communication industries, has the largest skilled labor force in North America—and the equipment fleet to match. With 61,000 pieces of equipment in its fleet, Quanta has selected Ritchie Bros. Asset Solutions to build an online inventory management system to help it better manage, analyze, and redeploy its assets across its 50+ subsidiaries and 200+ operating locations.
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Royal Reesink, a leading Dutch international distributor of machinery and components for agriculture, landscape maintenance, logistic warehousing, and the construction equipment industry, has selected Ritchie Bros. Asset Solutions and its suite of remarketing tools to improve the efficiency of its used equipment sales operations. Royal Reesink is mainly active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Denmark, South Africa, and Turkey.
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Last year Marketplace-E helped customers all around the world buy and sell thousands of equipment items, trucks and other assets through daily online listings. Marketplace-E lets you buy equipment when you need it, either by making an offer or purchasing at a Buy Now price. It’s convenient, online and works on your schedule.
If you’re looking for military or other government or public agency surplus equipment, GovPlanet is the place to buy it. You’ll find everything from HMMWV (Humvee) and ITV (Growlers) tactical vehicles, military transport trucks and construction equipment to food service equipment, uniforms, field gear, and thousands of other items.
Last year IronPlanet helped customers all around the world buy and sell thousands of equipment items, trucks and other assets at our weekly online auctions.
For years IronPlanet and Asset Appraisal Services have been leaders in the equipment inspection business. IronPlanet has continuously raised the bar by offering innovative inspection content and technology for customers of its online marketplaces, including its IronClad Assurance(R) equipment condition certification, which ensures buyers receive the equipment they expect.
If you're a U.S.-based business, you might know about a U.S. tax deduction called Section 179. It's been approved for the 2019 tax year – the deduction limit was doubled to $1,000,000 in 2018 and it’s unchanged for 2019! And more good news – it still applies to the purchase of used equipment.
Like expert winemakers picking grapes from the vine, we’ve hand-plucked only the finest stories for our weekly news roundup. This week’s offering includes an interesting partnership between leading robotics & construction companies, experimentation with alternative concrete designs and growth in the vinyl building material market. Read on for the full stories:
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According to the data, extreme weather conditions across North America have been increasing in recent years. Beyond the speculation surrounding climate change apocalypses from politicians and media stars, there are more fundamental problems stemming from this shift in climate conditions which are challenging infrastructure today, such as wider temperature fluctuations and increased rainfall. These challenges not only call into question how we build, but where we build and with what materials.