2014 Equipment Forecast: Mixed Growth Dampens New Machine Sales

Demand for rented machines, such as this boom lift, has rental fleets gradually replacing units. As construction continues its slow recovery, sales of new construction machines are expected to remain muted next year, with flat to slightly positive movement in 2013, analysts say. The market expects rental companies and dealers that operate rental lots to…

Construction Equipment Trends

As reported by Nathan Medcalf  , the editor of  Equipment Journal, Canada’s business-to-business newspaper that focuses on the construction, material handling mining and forestry industries. What are current construction equipment trends? Current equipment trends include: Rented equipment is becoming a larger portion of an end-user’s fleet; End-users and rental companies are replenishing their fleets after…

October Auction results up 3.1% vs. September FLV values

As reported in the November 23, 2013 Rouse Rental Report, ‘October Auction results up 3.1% vs. September FLV values’. October sales of auction and rental equipment tracked by Rouse averaged 3.1% higher than Rouse September FLV values. Rouse recorded 3,326 units that sold at 35 separate auction sales conducted across North America. The units represented…

Expert Heavy Equipment to Expand Into Additional Used Equipment Segments

Representatives with Expert Heavy Equipment today announced an initiative to expand into other segments of used equipment, such as wheel loaders, cranes and rock trucks. “The reason for this is the increase in demand for mining equipment,” said Milissa Wise, Director of Operations for Expert Heavy Equipment, whose company’s priority is to provide the best used equipment…

EHE Auctions Creates Blog Series Focusing on How to Get the Highest Return on Equipment

Some say that knowledge is power, and thanks to representatives with EHE Auctions, the new blog series they have created will empower heavy equipment and farm equipment sellers with information they need to ensure that their items sell at the highest price possible. “Like selling a car, there are just some things that you won’t know…

EHE Auctions Launches Its Timed Auction to Complement Its Live Virtual Auction

There’s an old saying that two heads are better than one, and representatives with EHE Auctions say they are taking that same approach when it comes to its auctions by officially launching its Timed Auction. “Our new Timed Auction service will serve as a complement to our Live Virtual Auction,” said Milissa Wise, Director of Operations for Expert…

US construction spending up 0.8 percent in October

As reported by Josh Boaz December 2013 U.S. developers boosted construction spending in October at the fastest pace in more than four years, propelled by a surge in government projects. But spending on home construction and commercial projects both fell. Overall construction spending increased 0.8 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of…

EHE Auctions Incorporates Research-Proven Strategy of Low Opening Bids

There’s an old adage that says numbers don’t lie, and representatives with EHE Auctions, say that based on statistics, the company is now incorporating the researched proven strategy of low starting opening bids. “Often you see auctions that will have an opening bid of 50 percent or 70 percent of the market value of the equipment,”…

FInd Out Why EHE Auctions to Focus Solely On Reserve Auctions

Representatives with EHE Auctions announced today that it will now focus solely on reserve auctions rather than absolute auctions. Milissa Wise, Director of Operations for Expert Heavy Equipment, the parent company of EHE Auctions, which provides a marketplace for buying and selling used heavy construction and farm equipment, explained that the company made the decision to shift toward…

Expert Heavy Equipment Now a Resource for Heavy Equipment Market Pricing

Representatives with Expert Heavy Equipment announced today that it is now a resource in which buyers and sellers of heavy construction or farm equipment can use to determine the fair market value. “We are a resource to get general market pricing whether they are buying and or selling,” said Milissa Wise, Director of Operations for…