Used Heavy Equipment Auction - Portland, OR

Used Utility and Construction Equipment Auction

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Used Heavy Equipment Auction - Portland, OR




There will be over 400 pieces of construction, underground, power line & utility equipment, trucks, trailers & light duty vehicles including Bucket Trucks & Digger Derricks from: Black Hills Corp, Clackamas, County OR, Clark County Public Works, Clark Public Utilities, Nevada Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric, Port of Longview, Portland General Electric, Sefnco Communications, Snohomish County Public Utility Distric, Wilson Construction Co., and Yesco.  You do not have to be present to participate and bid online.   






The auction sale will be held at a New Location, 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Portland, OR 97217.

FROM PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:  Head East to I-205 South.  Follow I-205 South to Exit 21-B, I-84 West (toward Portland). Proceed on I-84 West approximately 5 miles and take I-5 North (toward Seattle).  Proceed on I-5 North approximately 4.5 miles and take Exit 306-B (Victory Blvd Expo Center).  Go Left off Ramp and proceed under both overpasses.  Turn Right on North Expo Road (toward Portland International Raceway).  Proceed on North Expo Road and then turn Left onto North Broadacre Street.  Proceed 1/4 mile to auction site on Right.

FROM I-5 Headed South:  Take Exit 306-B (Interstate Ave, Portland International Raceway Exit) and stay in the Delta Park-Portland Meadows lane.  Proceed straight through the Stop Sign on North Expo Road. Turn Left onto North Broadacre Street.  Proceed 1/4 mile to auction site on Right.



Rod McDowell at (503) 449-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sale Site Phone:  (503) 449-4171

Sale Site Fax: (360) 326-1935

Note:  Our sales site phone and fax may not be manned until approximately 3 weeks prior to an auction date and 1 week after.



One day only on Wednesday, November 16 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and sale day starting at 7:00 AM.



Titled Items – No Sales Tax for residents of the State of Oregon. Out of State buyers will pay tax at the time of registration. Non-Titled Items – No sales Tax.



REMOVAL: During the auction sale as long as the removal activity does not disrupt the auction sale, for two hours after the conclusion of the auction sale, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday, November 18 to November 21 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (Except Sunday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM) Everything must be removed by Monday, November 21 at 4:00 PM with no exceptions or a towing & storage fee will be charged! 



  • DAB Transport (816) 230-4135
  • Spirit Miller Drive Away (607) 467-1978



Four Points Sheraton, Portland East (503) 491-1818; Holiday Inn (503) 256-5000; Holiday Inn Express Suites (503) 251-9991; Hilton Garden Inn (503) 255-8600; Courtyard by Marriott (503) 252-3200; Fairfield Inn (503) 253-1400.  



The Portland International Airport is located 12 miles from the sale site at 7000 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218.



  • JJ Kane Associates, Inc. 
  • Joseph Kane 
  • Michael Whitebread 
  • Richard Ehmer 


  • OR Dealer License #DA2037

Payment Terms

  • There will be a 10% buyer’s fee charged on all items sold.
  • Complete payment is required on sale day only in cash or guaranteed funds: traveler's checks, money orders and/or bank certified checks. Most major credit cards are also accepted but can vary by state – please call the sale site for more information on cards accepted at each location. Purchaser will be charged a 4% service charge for all credit card transactions. Credit Card payments will be accepted in person with valid ID only. No payments will be accepted at any Live Off-Site locations nor by telephone. Credit card payment will not be accepted for California off site pieces. Company & personal checks will be accepted "only" when they are accompanied by a valid bank letter of credit "guaranteeing or honoring" payment of that particular check up to a specific amount of money. All letters of credit should be addressed to J.J. Kane Auctioneers.
  • A $25.00 document fee will be applied to each titled piece regardless of exemption status.
  • International Buyers will need to wire transfer full payment directly from your bank to J.J. Kane Auctioneers bank account. No International checks will be accepted.



Additional Payment Terms

Full payment must be made by the close of business on the sale date, unless agreed to in writing by JJ Kane Auctioneers. Should Bidder fail to pay for any and all item(s) in full on the sale date, Bidder shall remain fully responsible for the purchase price and buyers fee. In addition to all other rights contained herein, if a default occurs and the full payment is not made on the sale date and as long as the default continues to occur, all outstanding financial obligations shall bear interest at the Interest Rate of 2% per month. The default interest rate shall apply from the date of the default through the time any judgment thereon is paid in full. If for any reason a court or arbitrator(s) deems this default interest rate excessive or impermissible, the arbitrator(s) or judge shall impose the maximum default interest rate permitted and all other terms contained herein shall remain valid and enforceable. JJ Kane Auctioneers shall be permitted to resell the item(s) and the Bidder shall be fully responsible for the difference of the purchase price along with the buyer’s fee and any additional cost regarding the resale of the item(s). Bidder understands that Bidder shall be responsible for all reasonable attorneys’ fees, court cost, default interest and other cost incurred by JJ Kane Auctioneers associated with the enforcement of this provision.


Buyer's Fee

There will be a 10% buyer’s fee charged on all items sold.

Note:  CA items sold will be charged at 13% buyer’s fee. The Buyer’s Fee in CA is taxable. A $25.00 document fee will be applicable to all titled pieces, regardless of the purchaser exemptions in OR.


Vehicle Titles

JJ Kane Auctioneers shall guarantee free and clear title for all vehicles sold to any buyer who has paid in full. JJ Kane Auctioneers however shall in no way be responsible for any losses, damages, attorney’s fees, cost of any kind, interest, punitive damages or any other type of damages resulting in and from a delay in obtaining title. JJ Kane Auctioneers shall use its best efforts in accordance with applicable law to obtain title to all vehicles however should a delay in the title occur, JJ Kane Auctioneers shall have no liability to the seller or buyer or any subsequent purchaser for any and all title delays for any reason whatsoever.


Aerial Lift Manuals

Successful purchasers acknowledges that JJ Kane Auctioneers will provide them with the operations, maintenance and manufacturer’s manual(s) for the aerial device purchased or if the operations, maintenance and manufacturer’s manual are not available, the successful purchaser will receive a list of manufacturers that the successful purchaser must contact to obtain the manual(s). The successful purchaser acknowledges that they shall be responsible to notify the manufacturer of the unit model and serial number along with the name and address of the new owner within sixty (60) days from the date of purchase. Upon completion of the sale, JJ Kane Auctioneers may notify the prior owner of the successful purchasers name and location.



Altec Capital Services – (888) 408-8148. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Note: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) All financing must be pre-approved prior to the auction sale.


Live Internet Bidding

This auction sale will feature live on-line bidding through Proxibid. All prospective internet bidders are required to register 48 hours prior to the auction sale at the Proxibid website ( All live internet buyers will be charged a 12% buyer’s fee on all items sold with the exception of items sold Live Off-Site that are located in California where buyers will be charged a 15% buyers fee.  All live internet buyers will be required to comply with all the other terms and conditions of the auction sale. Please contact Proxibid at (877) 505-7770 for on-line bidding questions.


Absentee Bidding

Absentee bids must be over $10,000. There will be a 25% deposit required with all absentee bids that must be wire transferred to J.J. Kane. Call the sale site for the necessary forms and wire transfer information. Forms must be submitted with lot numbers, full descriptions, serial numbers and the exact amount of your bid(s). J.J. Kane reserves the right to round off bids to the most logical increment. All of the above requirements must be met by 4:00 PM E.S.T. two days prior to the auction or the bid(s) will not be accepted.


Like Kind Exchange Notification

Buyer is hereby notified that Asplundh has assigned to Northstar Deferred Exchange Corporation, acting in its capacity as a Qualified Intermediary, all of its rights but not its obligations, in any existing and future contracts to sell certain equipment. This notification will apply unless specifically excluded in writing.



  • Items will be added to the auction sale. In an emergency situation, all sellers reserve the right to remove any unit from the sale. Call first before traveling if this is a concern.
  • The information listed on this site is only a guideline. In some cases, because of the location of the equipment, pictures were taken of like pieces and it may not the exact unit. Accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
  • Everything will be sold “As-Is” and “Where-Is” with no warranties or guarantees expressed or implied.
  • Purchaser agrees to release, waive all rights against, indemnify and hold harmless the auctioneer and sellers.



J.J. Kane Auctioneers or Seller(s) are not responsible for any inspections prior to or after purchase. All equipment or vehicles that require any type of inspection on the upper unit or chassis is 100% the bidder/purchaser's responsibility and expense. (i.e.: Cranes, Man Lifts, Buckets, Diggers, Construction Equipment, Trailers and Vehicles of any type).

Certain items may be sold LIVE OFF-SITE by pictures & internet only. Items will be added to the auction sale. In an emergency situation, all sellers reserve the right to remove any unit from the sale. Call first before traveling if this is a concern.

An Exciting Marketplace

JJKane Auctioneers

We provide an exciting marketplace for both the seller and buyer. This provides an environment which builds anticipation and enthusiasm for each item and offers a very attractive way for a seller to dispose of an item quickly and at a substantial value.  It also creates an environment where the buyer can get a great deal. When an auction is done well, it is a win-win for all parties. We hope you'll give us the opportunity to work with you in the near future.

Our Mission

Our mission is to operate a company where honesty and integrity are the cornerstone of everything we do. Our success is determined by our ability to work with our customers to get equipment into the hands of people that have work to be done. We roll up our sleeves and apply technology to do everything we can to help our customers achieve their goals.

Our Values

  • We Stand on Our Integrity
  • We Honor our Commitments
  • We Believe in Teamwork
  • We Respect the Value of Hard Work
  • We are Driven to Truly Serve our Customers


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