Heavy Equipment Goes Electric in 2019

Posted by IronPlanet on Aug 1, 2019 3:49:07 PM

2019 has been a landmark year when it comes to electric vehicles. So far, while highway-focused companies are capturing the most attention commercially and culturally, several exciting announcements have signaled the possibility of major shifts in the construction space that should catch the attention of eco-friendly and profit-minded professionals alike. 

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Topics: Industry Headlines, 2019

How to Manage Cybersecurity Threats in Construction

Posted by IronPlanet on Jul 23, 2019 12:23:08 PM

The construction industry has become progressively high-tech over the past two decades. Moving past what was once reliant on callused hands and sweaty brows, construction businesses have incrementally transformed their work environments through digitizing documents and designs, upgrading equipment with advanced technologies and connecting all ends of their operations through the IoT. Although these 21st century upgrades have contributed to permanent, positive innovation across the industry, the increase of interconnected online technology has also revealed critical cybersecurity threats which have yet to be properly understood or addressed by many construction professionals.

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Topics: Construction, Industry Headlines, Data, 2019

AIHA's Top 4 Construction Health Hazards

Posted by IronPlanet on Jun 27, 2019 6:31:29 PM

Health risks are just as important as safety risks. Even though we may pay more attention to the instantaneous consequences of falling from heights or electrocution, construction industry health hazards can result in comparably detrimental effects on both lives and businesses. Despite taking longer periods to manifest, oftentimes invisibly, continual exposure to health hazards over the course of employment is known to cause career-ending chronic pain, physical disabilities or even premature death.  

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Topics: Construction, Industry Headlines, 2019

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

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

IronPlanet's Chairman and CEO Gregory J. Owens Featured in Rental Pulse

Posted by IronPlanet on May 23, 2017 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet CEO is a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in Northern California


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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News

EY Announces Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet Chairman and CEO, as an Entrepreneur of The Year® 2017 Award finalist in Northern California

Posted by IronPlanet on May 17, 2017 9:32:53 AM

EY today announced that Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet® Chairman and CEO, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in Northern California. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Owens was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23rd at The Fairmont in San Jose, California.


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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News, Data

IronPlanet Featured in Lift and Access

Posted by IronPlanet on May 11, 2017 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet Lands First European Customer for Cloud-Based Platform


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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News

TruckPlanet's Paul Blalock Featured in Equipment World

Posted by IronPlanet on May 9, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Five Dealer Advantages from Using Auctions for Trucks

Lucas Deal


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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News

GovPlanet Featured in Wide Open Country

Posted by IronPlanet on Oct 26, 2016 7:21:47 AM

You Can Now Buy a Humvee from the U.S. Government for $4K


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Topics: Government Surplus, Industry Headlines, In the News