J.J. Kane Hosts Equipment Auction

Wed December 25, 2013 - Southeast Edition
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(L-R): Michael Locke, Anthony Rau and Michael Mangini of Rauhorn Electric in Detroit, Mich., inspect an Altec AH100, 100 ft. (30.5 m) boom-mounted bucket on an International 7500 chassis.
(L-R): Michael Locke, Anthony Rau and Michael Mangini of Rauhorn Electric in Detroit, Mich., inspect an Altec AH100, 100 ft. (30.5 m) boom-mounted bucket on an International 7500 chassis.
(L-R): Michael Locke, Anthony Rau and Michael Mangini of Rauhorn Electric in Detroit, Mich., inspect an Altec AH100, 100 ft. (30.5 m) boom-mounted bucket on an International 7500 chassis. (L-R): Charles Cook, Rich Ehmer and Michael Whitebread of J.J. Kane Auctioneers get the bidding started. (L-R): Tommy Boyd, Michael Gray and Brad McDill of Grays Power Supply in Oakland, Miss., consider a pair of Mantis 6010 crawler cranes. Lawrence Daumlin (L) of Southern Lights Electrical Contractors in Bradenton, Fla., and Guerin Johnson of CENTEC Equipment in Sarasota, Fla., talk about the lineup of digger derricks and bucket trucks for sale. Muhammed Habib (L) of Electric Service Maintenance and Repair in Douglasville, Ga., and Bill Patterson of Progression Electric, Knoxville, Tenn., shop the inventory of trucks.


J.J. Kane held a surplus equipment auction Dec. 12 in Atlanta, Ga.

Approximately 700 registered bidders online and onsite, representing 46 U.S. states and five countries, vied for 800 pieces of construction and power line equipment, fleet vehicles and construction tools, totaling $6.4 million of which $3 million was sold online.

Highlights of the sale included an Altec AH100 bucket truck, which sold for $105,000, as well as nine Altec AT37G bucket trucks going to the highest bidders.

Equipment was provided by Georgia Power Company, AGL Resources, and other regional and national fleets.