Mark Seeley (L) of Miller & Miller, Huntsville, Ala., and Greg Etue of WHECO Corporation, Aiken, S.C., talk about the cranes up for sale.
JM Wood Auction Co. held an onsite auction at the Alabama Bridge Builders facility in Clanton, Ala., on March 26. The sale hugely successful with a high turnout, and total sales eclipsing $5.7 million and over $1.9 million (or approximately 33 percent) of the purchases being made online. Strong online biding came in from Mexico, Vietnam, Uruguay, Singapore, Puerto Rico, Poland, Hungary, Columbia, Canada and Puerto Rico."We have conducted thousands of auctions over the past 41 years and worked for some remarkable people in the construction industry, but the Mims family stands out as one of the classiest and hardworking families we have ever been blessed to work for," said Bryant Wood, vice president of JM Wood. "We have known and respected them for a long time, but after getting in the trench with them putting this auction on over the last three months it is evident why they have been so successful in the bridge building business for the last 54 years. The auction brought an incredible 25 percent over our preliminary numbers. These contractors and bridge builders knew the reputation of Alabama Bridge and wanted their equipment."For more information visit www.jmwood.com.