What is Happening to Used Construction Equipment Pricing?

The fair market value for the most popular used construction equipment is continuing it’s downward trend in 2016.  The average resale and auction channels are delivering lower than expected pricing for sellers. Auction pricing for the past nine months has trended downward with the exception of the the mega auctions in Florida.  As expected, the [&hellip

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Best Way to Find Heavy Equipment

When looking for heavy equipment information on the Internet, where do you typically go? According to a 2013 Connectivity Survey conducted by Equipment World, most buyers typical visit manufacturer sites

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Where Can You Get the Best Deal on Equipment?

Equipment Watch released marketplace activity for September 2014. Based on the data below, a buyer should consider purchasing equipment in the North-East of the United States in order to get the best deal. Wholesalers, like Expert Heavy Equipment, often buy construction equipment all throughout the United States.  However, in order to pass along the best [&hellip

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Oil Prices are the Driving Force for the Building Construction in Houston

19 million square foot of office space is under construction in Houston, TX.  This is 54% more than a year ago, and its highest level since the booming 1980s, according to local news reports. According to theHouston Business Journal, , 40% is corporately owned.   Specifically, a 3-million-square foot campus is being built by Exxon [&hellip

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LiuGong is Setting Record Growth Within the Construction Equipment Industry

The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced LiuGong has been selected to as one of the Global Growth Companies (GCC).  LiuGong is in company with 12 of the region’s most dynamic and high-growth companies and was the only one construction machinery industry on the list. GGCs are fast-growing companies with the clear potential to become global [&hellip

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F-22 Raptor Will Get the Job Done!

The F-22 is leading U.S. Air Force transformation efforts. Its ability to penetrate anti-access airspace, while finding, tracking and targeting enemy air and ground-based threats will ensure freedom to maneuver and freedom from attack for all joint forces. The Raptor’s unique combination of advanced stealth, supercruise, advanced maneuverability and integrated avionics will allow it to [&hellip

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AEM Says First Half 2014 U.S. Construction Machinery Exports Decline 17.3 Percent

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Recruitment of More Women in Construction on the Rise

Dallas Morning news reports there is a strong initiative to recruit women for construction jobs. About 7.1 million Americans were employed in construction-related occupations last year. Only 2.6 percent were women. That percentage has scarcely budged since the 1970s. Since then, women have made gains in many other fields. Why the low numbers? Reasons include [&hellip

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Before You Buy or Sell Your Equipment – Check the Market

Much like any other industry, the equipment industry is based on basic supply and demand.  If there is a large supply to choose from, whether it is available in auctions or private sales, the price will naturally be affected. If you are looking to buy, identify machines that have large supplies and vice versa if [&hellip

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Heavy Equipment Operator Saves Tax Payers Thousands

David Petersdorf is a problem-solver and his successful attempt to speed up the process of painting stripes on highways in Idaho has gained him “Maintenance Person of the Year” status from the Idaho Transportation Department.  It’s also saved Idaho taxpayers about $115,000 in one year. Seeking a better way to paint sections of highway without [&hellip

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