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Big Bucks for Big Equipment

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Heavy equipment auctions are a large industry which include many factors designed for buyers and sellers both online and on location.Preparation is very important as you have to know the prices of the equipment, be able to research the market efficiently and use your budget wisely.What you need are qualified mechanics to inspect and value the equipment so that you can bid successfully.Rock and Dirt gives you a detailed image of some of these factors and highlights, as well as ways to sell and price these items.Check out our list of top auctioneers listed below like Ritchie Bros, Alex Lyon and the largest online only auctioneer, Iron Planet.

Resource Guide for Heavy Equipment

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The purpose of this resource guide is to discuss the various types of commonly used heavy machinery on the market today, the role of the heavy equipment operator in today’s construction market, as well as a high level overview of how heavy equipment aids construction companies in completing jobs at peak efficiency.

The American Construction Industry

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Explore our Infographic called "The American Construction Industry." You'll learn the top 10 contractors in 2011 and many more interesting facts about the construction industry. Beginning with the current impact of the construction industry on GDP, jobs, spending, average industry pay, you will find out just how profitable the trucking industry is. And if you are looking for a job, we have provided you with the top 10 largest contractors in the US.

Construction Equipment Deconstructed

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Big construction equipment brands like John Deere, Caterpillar, and Komatsu are well-known by our society, but which brand is best? Our infographic, "Construction Equipment Deconstructed: Analyzing the Industry's Top Brands" compares the most popular heavy-duty equipment and machinery used today. The results might surprise you.

The Odd Side of Construction: Tools/Jobs You Didn't Know Existed

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Over time it is amazing to see what man has been able to create. Large construction projects leave us in awe of how the builders brought everything together. All the work, effort and coordination it took to make these projects happen make us wonder how such undertakings ever took place. What are some of the most amazing construction projects in existence today?

Buy Genuine Caterpillar Parts

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Caterpillar, Inc. has been in the construction equipment business for more than eight decades. They have managed to remain well respected and competitive for many reasons including the quality of their products. When you need to replace the parts in any piece of heavy machinery that was manufactured by this company, you should choose genuine Caterpillar parts.