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Local Contractor’s Machines Featured at Meekins Annual Spring Auction

Wed May 15, 2013 - Southeast Edition
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Adrian Meeks, Robert Miller and Mickey Meekins conduct the auction.
Adrian Meeks, Robert Miller and Mickey Meekins conduct the auction.
Adrian Meeks, Robert Miller and Mickey Meekins conduct the auction. Trey Meekins looks for the high bidder on a John Deere 650H LGP dozer. Tommy Williams (L) of T.L. Williams Contracting in Raleigh, N.C., and Charles Davis of CCS Equipment in Youngsville, N.C., shop the Meekins auction. Clay and Mark Mize of Mize Grading in Winston-Salem, N.C., inspect the Ingersoll-Rand SP-48 compactor. (L-R): Gary White and Joe Giuffre, both of Sound Heavy Machinery in Raleigh, Fayetteville and Wilmington, N.C.,  talk with Bobby Vause of Vause Equipment in Fayetteville, N.C. Asher Brinson (L) and Joe Giuffre, both of Sound Heavy Machinery in Raleigh, Fayetteville and Wilmington, N.C., keep a close eye on the prices. Chris Cea helps with the sale of a Komatsu wheel loader. Joe Royal (L) and Wayne Strickland, both of Royal Electrical Service in Clinton, N.C., plan to bid on an excavator that is needed for a current job. Johnny Edgerton of Selco in Smithfield, N.C., tests out the Ingersoll-Rand SD-70D.

Lloyd Meekins & Sons Auction Company held its annual spring contractors auction April 30. It was another successful drive-thru ramp sale at its permanent auction facility located at 4070 Hwy 211 East in Lumberton, N.C.

The major public auction included equipment from well-known regional and local contractors. It offered a large selection of earth moving equipment, paving and compaction equipment, highway maintenance equipment, agricultural equipment, support equipment, attachments, heavy-duty trucks and trailers and specialty items.