IronPlanet , the online auction company for used heavy equipment, announced that that its first auction in Australia will be held on 14 February 2008. IronPlanet’s initial Australia online auction will feature in excess of 170 items with both low and no reserves.
IronPlanet’s IronClad Assurance instills buyers are looking for, when they buy used equipment in an online marketplace. The IronClad Assurance is an all-inclusive inspection report with comprehensive detail with regards to the condition of the equipment. Additionally, IronPlanet will provide risk assessments on most items, proving buyers with an indication of how the equipment compares to the broader occupational health& safety guidelines.
“Because the auctions are held online, buyers can participate in the auction across broad geographical boundaries. Buyers will be able to bid on equipment across Australia, New Zealand, and SE Asia in the comfort of their offices,” said McPherson.”
A preliminary sample of the equipment includes:
- 5 track excavators
- 6 mini excavators
- 9 wheel loaders
- 3 motor scrapers
- 4 skid steer loaders
- 10 aerial work platforms
- 14 compactors
- 4 forklifts
- 3 graders
- 11 light towers and
- 21 pieces of traffic control equipment.
The equipment to be sold in the auction has come from dealers, contractors and hire and rental companies across Australia.
IronPlanet facilitates the sale of a broad range of heavy equipment and trucks by providing an easy-to-use interface and detailed, guaranteed inspection reports enabling customers to buy and sell with confidence.