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Find Great Used Construction Equipment

Our economy is slowly improving and the construction industry continues to experience growth. Many companies find the equipment they need at used construction equipment auctions. With new equipment in short supply, many companies are buying good used construction equipment and vehicles at auction, to bridge the gap to new equipment availability and conserve their cash. As you […]

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Find A Deal – Buy A Used Bucket Truck at Public Auction

Auctions are a great way to buy the equipment you need, like a used bucket truck, at a price you determine.  When you think of an “auction” you typically think of an absolute auction, where you can get a deal, and where there are no minimums or reserves.  It is possible you could buy something […]

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GPS Systems Help Bucket Trucks in Storm Response

When global positioning systems (GPS technology) came to the forefront of new business tools several years ago, they were expensive accessories. In the last decade, the price has come down and this helpful tool can now be acquired for a relatively low price. Its affordability allows many people to purchase one for monitoring bucket trucks!  […]

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How to Find Well-maintained Used Cars & Trucks For Sale

Buying well maintained used cars and trucks to buy does not have to mean spending a ton of money. With the economy still trying to rebound, many buyers are still cautious.  You have another option – buying used cars, trucks and more for sale at a public auction. Where Do I Find Well Maintained Used […]

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Important Aspects of Boom Truck Fleet Operations

Managers of boom truck (crane truck) fleets are continuously facing challenges that include: cost management, unpredictable fuel costs, operator safety, and green mandate implementation. Learning more about these major challenges can help managers address these issues efficiently. Factors Affecting Boom Truck – Crane Truck Fleet Operations and Management Cost Management – Fleet managers are constantly […]

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Keep Your Bucket Truck Working This Winter!

A bucket truck sometimes endures harsh elements during the winter season. Below zero temperatures and slippery roads are only a few of the challenges a bucket truck owner may face. Many of the problems bucket trucks can experience in the winter are associated with the chassis: the battery, engine oil, spark plugs, bad thermostats and […]

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Liquidation Sale – Selling Surplus Assets Through Public Auctions

Having an effective plan and process for any company liquidating assets is crucial. For those companies who plan to close the doors, a liquidation sale is commonly used to recover capital and avoid further monetary losses. Unfortunately some assets, such as heavy equipment, are difficult to liquidate and can quickly depreciate. Without a solid plan […]

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Mantis 14010 Crawler Cranes

When first developed, mobile cranes that filled purposes similar to Mantis 14010 crawlers were mounted to train cars and moved about on the railways to complete projects. With the addition of crawler carriers, cranes became more mobile, and able to work in areas that were never before thought possible. These cranes travel on crawler tracks […]

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New Bucket Truck vs. Used Bucket Truck – Which One Do I Buy?

When you think about it, buying an item in new condition is usually understood to be better than buying a used one. Because new bucket trucks come directly from a company like Altec (manufacturer of new bucket trucks), the buyer expects impeccable quality. There could be an exception to this rule if a business is […]

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Our Process – Selling Surplus Trucks & Equipment With Us

The J.J. Kane auction selling process With J.J. Kane, you can simply call us and we’ll take care of the rest. The J.J. Kane public auction selling process is simple and straight-forward. Public Auction Sale Process You consign your items and provide J.J. Kane with basic info about the truck or equipment. We can come […]

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