Choosing The Right Lift For Your Project

Choosing The Right Lift For Your Project

There are a number of options when it comes to low-level access equipment for construction work on aerial platforms. Construction workers, supervisors, facility managers, and residential owners alike face this purchasing decision when commencing a large-scale project. From portable lifts that extend a few feet, to larger machines that can reach 60 feet in the air, asking simple questions about the work that needs to be done can help you to determine the best machine for your particular task at hand.

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Heavy Equipment Construction Safety Tips (Part 2)

Heavy Equipment Construction Safety Tips (Part 2)

June is national safety month! This year, make sure that you are taking the proper precautions to stay safe on the jobsite using these heavy equipment construction safety tips. There are several risk factors and dangers that you should be aware of. Follow the rest of these safety tips when working with heavy equipment on a jobsite to ensure a productive and accident-free work environment.

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Heavy Equipment Construction Safety Tips (Part 1)

Heavy Equipment Construction Safety Tips (Part 1)

Next month is national safety month! This June, make sure that you are taking the proper precautions to stay safe on the jobsite using these heavy equipment construction safety tips. If you use heavy equipment on a construction project, there are several risk factors and dangers that you should be aware of. Using equipment in an incorrect way can cause accidents, such as getting caught in between and inside of equipment, as well as rollovers that can seriously injure workers. Follow these safety tips when working with heavy equipment on a jobsite to ensure a productive and accident-free zone.

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Reasons To Consider Construction Equipment Financing

Reasons To Consider Construction Equipment Financing

If you’re in the market for construction equipment for your business or personal use, there is a lot to consider before purchasing anything at a heavy equipment auction. The construction industry is filled with equipment-intensive settings that require a variety of different equipment types from heavy grade machines to attachments. As a bidder seeking to acquire a particular item, it is important to consider all construction equipment financing options that are available to you.

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The History of Alex Lyon & Son Sales Managers and Auctioneers, Inc.

The History of Alex Lyon & Son Sales Managers and Auctioneers, Inc.

In 1950, an enthusiastic entrepreneur named Alex Lyon purchased a farm in Bridgeport, New York that he would later name “Alex Lyon Livestock Company.” Primarily, this company handled private treaty negotiations of cattle and farm machinery with the occasional public auction. Within a few years, the business became one of the largest in New York State. Its reputation for quality and respectability grew along with its sales volume. Lyon became a trusted company known for treating customers fairly.

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Ask These 3 Questions To Ensure A Buyer Isn’t Wasting Your Time

Ask These 3 Questions To Ensure A Buyer Isn’t Wasting Your Time

At an auction, wasting the salesperson’s time may not be the first thing on your mind, but it can be very easy to unknowingly do it at an auction. So the question becomes, how can you reduce the amount of time being wasted at an auction? At a heavy equipment auction, the buyer is not the only person who has to make a decision. The seller also has to decide where they want to focus their energy because each potential buyer has something different to offer. To ensure that a buyer is worth your time, ask these 5 questions:

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How To Bid At A Construction Equipment Auction

How To Bid At A Construction Equipment Auction

Bidding at a construction equipment auction may seem easy, but there are many factors that come into play when there is used heavy equipment for sale. A bid usually placed with an easy gesture like a nod, the wave of your hand or through a proxy. Before you head to an Alex Lyon & Son auction, consider some of the following tips and tricks to know about the bidding process.

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Expansion To Canada

Expansion To Canada

Alex Lyon & Son Auctioneers is proud to announce that we are now conducting live heavy equipment auctions in Canada! After first expanding from the United States to Mexico, Lyon Auctions has now extended with the goal of covering the market throughout the entire North American continent. We are now coordinating auctions in Québec as well as eastern and northeastern Ontario.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Lyon Auction will be hosting a live auction of large construction equipment just West of Atlantic City, New Jersey on Thursday, April 5th, 2017! The auction will be located at 4501 Leipzig Ave., Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330.

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Heavy Equipment Selling Tips

Heavy Equipment Selling Tips

Making top dollar off of your used heavy equipment is vital as your business transitions out old equipment and upgrades to newer equipment. But, it’s not all about the benjamins. When selling heavy machinery or construction equipment at auction, there’s a few things you need to have prepared.  

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