GovPlanet’s top-5 biggest ticket items sold in 2019.

Posted by IronPlanet on Jan 14, 2020 1:32:56 PM

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.

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Topics: Government Surplus, Heavy Equipment, military, 2019

Ritchie Bros.’ Marketplace-E solution surpasses US$500 million in sales.

Posted by IronPlanet on Dec 4, 2019 2:25:23 PM

22,000+ items have sold through Marketplace-E since its inception.

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Topics: Trucks, Construction, Oil & Gas, Heavy Equipment, selling

John Deere Expands TimberMatic™ Maps and TimberManager™ Technology Solutions

Posted by IronPlanet on Sep 5, 2019 6:24:00 PM

John Deere recently announced a massive expansion to their TimberMaticTM Maps and TimberManagerTM productivity solutions, which will now include full-tree equipment like feller bunchers, skidders, wheeled and tracked harvesters, forwarders and swing machines. Building upon their established foundation in the space, John Deere hopes these additions will bring the productivity and safety benefits of their management solutions to a whole new set of customers in the logging industry.

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Topics: Press Releases, Heavy Equipment, 2019

Kubota Reveals Their Largest Ag Tractor Yet

Posted by IronPlanet on Aug 8, 2019 4:49:12 PM

This summer, Kubota is previewing their brand new M8 heavy tractor series, the company’s largest ever. Set to launch in spring 2020, Kubota President and CEO Harry Yoshida stated that the M8 Series will help to “establish [Kubota’s] presence in the segment” and position the company to “steadily grow [its] share” in the future.    

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Topics: Press Releases, Heavy Equipment, 2019

Heavy equipment dealer finds success – and convenience – selling on Marketplace-E.

Posted by IronPlanet on Jul 2, 2019 3:35:07 PM

Roland Machinery Co. turned to Ritchie Bros.’ online marketplace to move inventory.

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Topics: Construction, Heavy Equipment, customer

Komatsu Europe selects RB Asset Solutions for online remarketing of used assets.

Posted by IronPlanet on Jun 25, 2019 1:26:21 PM

Utilizing Mascus dealer offerings, RB Asset Solutions offers an end-to-end asset disposition solution.

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Topics: Heavy Equipment, Industry Headlines

Introducing Caterpillar's Latest Compact Track Loader

Posted by IronPlanet on Jun 12, 2019 3:43:14 PM

Caterpillar recently highlighted the Cat 299D2 XHP Land Management compact track loader: a purpose-built machine designed to handle your brush-cutting, mulching, mowing and vegetation control needs across site preparation, fire prevention, railroad maintenance, agriculture and forestry work sites.

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Topics: Press Releases, Heavy Equipment, 2019

Autonomous Innovation Hub Puts Komatsu in the Driver’s Seat

Posted by IronPlanet on May 3, 2019 8:44:10 AM

Following an announcement for LTE broadband functionality earlier this year, Komatsu has continued their streak of technological innovation by launching their own Center of Excellence (CoE) for Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS) in April 2019. This new Arizona-based hub will become the epicenter for all future planning, marketing, strategy, training and sales support for Komatsu's line of self-driving mining solutions.

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Topics: Construction, Heavy Equipment, Industry Headlines

Equipment inspection tips: dozers

Posted by IronPlanet on Sep 28, 2018 11:02:10 AM

What to look for when inspecting a used bulldozer for sale.

When it comes to heavy equipment, nothing is as pervasive as the dozer. It can be found hard at work clearing ground, pushing material, removing stumps or performing rough grading within the construction, agricultural, logging and mining industries. First conceived by Benjamin Holt in 1904, the dozer – or crawler tractor – has been the muscle behind many projects for over 100 years.

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Topics: Construction, Heavy Equipment, Inspections

Equipment inspection tips: wheel loaders

Posted by IronPlanet on May 8, 2018 11:43:16 AM

If you need to add a wheel loader to your equipment fleet or if you need to replace an aging wheel loader, you’ll find a huge selection from all the top manufacturers for sale online at IronPlanet and Marketplace-E, and at Ritchie Bros. onsite auctions. But before you head out to inspect the wheel loader that interests you, read our five equipment inspections tips for wheel loader buyers.

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Topics: Construction, Heavy Equipment, Inspections