Lloyd Meekins Holds Auction for Blackmon Contracting

Wed July 11, 2012 - Southeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


Scott McClendon, Bartholomew Paving, Raleigh, N.C., came to the sale looking to bid on rollers, pavers and a service body truck.
Scott McClendon, Bartholomew Paving, Raleigh, N.C., came to the sale looking to bid on rollers, pavers and a service body truck.
Scott McClendon, Bartholomew Paving, Raleigh, N.C., came to the sale looking to bid on rollers, pavers and a service body truck. Eddie Mylam (L), Mylam Equipment, Danville, Va.; and Todd Adkins, Mylam Rental, Leland, N.C.; came to the auction to possibly buy a few pieces. Mickey Meekins checks the catalogue one last time prior to the start of the sale. The well-attended sale included bidders both on site and online from most of the United States and several foreign countries. Davis Mellott, Southeastern Equipment Corporation, Chesapeake, Va., was at the sale to buy a piece or two and to see which area contractors  were bidding. Asher Brinson, Sound Heavy Machinery,  Raleigh, N.C., inspects the undercarriage of this machine for a customer. This Cat 430D four-wheel drive backhoe was sold to a contractor in Wilmington. (L-R): Kevin, and Ronnie Stephens, Carolina Conduit Systems, Clayton, N.C., go over their machine needs with David Vendemia, Tar Heel Machinery, Raleigh, N.C.. (L-R): Carl Beal, N.C. Beal & Sons, Sanford, N.C., goes over his latest project needs with Josh Kearns and Chuck Harris, Benchmark Tool & Supply Inc., one of the area’s dealers of Topcon lasers and machine guidance systems and other products.

Lloyd Meekins & Sons Auction Co. held an absolute auction for Blackmon Contracting Company Inc. on June 21 in Wilson Mills, N.C.

The drive-thru ramp sale featured well-maintained, job-ready equipment from Blackmon, as well as absolute consignments from other dealers and contractors including earth-moving equipment, heavy duty trucks, trailers and support equipment.




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