Deere Dozer Fetches $37K in Minnesota

Wed November 25, 2009 - Midwest Edition
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Cat Auction’s on-site trailer welcomes bidders to sale.
Cat Auction’s on-site trailer welcomes bidders to sale.
Cat Auction’s on-site trailer welcomes bidders to sale. Jeff Roberts, director of Cat Auction Services, said that his company was proud to help facilitate this sale for a 59-year contractor, who is retiring. A Cat 345C excavator was among the signature pieces of equipment up for bid. Pat Dudek (L) of Conquer Diamonds in Omaha, Neb., and Terry Hoops, territory manager of Truck Utilities, visit customers and check out prices for equipment, including this Cat 966G wheel loader. (L-R): Cat Auction Services international attendees from Egypt with offices in Elmhurst, N.Y., Mody Houk of Mansor Equipment, Younis Saied Younis of Elhedaya Company in Egypt and Ragab Hassan also of Mansor Equipment, look for equipment to export to the M Rich Carlson of Carlson Equipment, Rosemount, Minn., likes the good weather and this Peterbilt 302. A wide variety of equipment was available for bargain hunters. Item #274, a 2006 John Deere 450JLT track type dozer, sold for $37,000. Cat Auction Services held a liquidation auction Nov. 18 in Harris, Minn. Cat Auction offers complete services at each of its auctions like warranties, parts and service, maintanence programs and transportation options. Cat Auction uses an indoor jumbo projection screen showing each item for sale. Jeff Entsminger and Ali Peterson of All Season Services in Ham Lake, Minn., look at all the equipment available, like this Cat 966E wheel loader. (L-R): Gordon Johnson, territory manager of  Road Machinery & Supplies; Jim Everson, compact equipment territory manager of Nuss Truck & Equipment; and Andy Schwandt, remarketing regional sales manager of Volvo Construction Equipment, have a great time ha Leon Backer (R) of Fargo Parts & Equipment, Fargo, N.D., and Dick Courts of Courts Machinery check out  this Cat C5-563C. Jon Mitchell of New Look Contracting of Elk River Minn., dressed for the auction in his Cat racing jacket. He was looking at bid on this Cat 330BL excavator, maybe even two of them. Ziegler CAT was well represented at the auction with Tom Ambroz, territory manager in Rochester, Minn.


Cat Auction Services held a liquidation auction Nov. 18 in Harris, Minn. The sale featured equipment from Arcon Construction, a contractor who is retiring after 59 years in the business.