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Hilco Industrial, in Partnership with Gordon Brothers Group, Brings Preferred Sands Machinery and Equipment Auction to the Proxibid Marketplace


July 14, 2015
By Business Wire News

OMAHA, Neb.

Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, has been selected by Hilco Industrial (www.hilcoindustrial.com) and Gordon Brothers Group as one of the groups to offer live online bidding for its upcoming auction of machinery and equipment used for the production and distribution of premium grade frac sand. The auction will take place Tuesday, July 28 at 10 am Central in Saskatoon, SK, with live online bidding taking place at that time via Proxibid.

This auction features nearly 200 pieces of high quality machinery and equipment from Preferred Sands of Canada, one of North America’s largest manufacturers and providers of frac sand for oil and natural gas companies in the hydraulic fracturing industry. The machinery and equipment available in this auction come from the company’s Hanson Lake facility, which is being closed. The facility and equipment have been disassembled and staged for loading. Everything from dozers, loaders, excavators, and rock trucks to processing and storage equipment and more is up for bid in this auction. Featured items include:

  • Caterpillar D10T Dozer (2010)
  • John Deere D6T Dozer (2009)
  • (2) Caterpillar 980H Wheel Loaders (2009)
  • (4) John Deere Wheel Loaders (2009)
  • (4) John Deere 850D Excavators (2006
  • (2) John Deere 400D Rock Trucks (2012)
  • Starkaire 75 Ton/Hour Bed Dryer
  • Rotex Double Deck and Single Deck Screens
  • Dewatering Screens
  • Portable/Telescoping Conveyors to 125’
  • Belt Conveyors to 125’ (late as 2008)
  • (6) 150 Ton Capacity Storage Silos

Proxibid’s risk management system is designed to manage high dollar transactions like that of the equipment available in this auction, ensuring buyers are safe when purchasing online. Only Proxibid can boast a 0.15 percent non-pay rate, meaning sellers get paid at the end of the auction. Proxibid offers the most robust technology solution in the industry, with 99.9+ percent uptime to make certain buyers never miss an opportunity to secure inventory they want, how they want.

For more information about this auction, to view the catalog, or to place a bid, please visit Proxibid.

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Proxibid provides asset owners of all sizes and buyers with access to the world’s most trusted online Marketplace and selling solutions for excess inventory. More than $3 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s Marketplace annually in product categories that include heavy equipment; commercial and industrial equipment; real estate; fine art, antiques and collectibles and more.

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About Hilco Industrial
Hilco Industrial LLC, (www.hilcoind.com), a division of Chicago-based Hilco Global, [www.hilcoglobal.com] a global provider of tangible and intangible business asset valuation, monetisation and advisory services. Hilco Industrial sells the broad range of industrial assets found in manufacturing, wholesale and distribution companies. It performs dispositions through on-site, online and combination “webcast” auction sale events as well as negotiated (private treaty) sales. Hilco Industrial has capital to put at risk and often acquires assets or provides guarantees. It also provides asset disposition services on a fee or commission basis.

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Dana Kaufman, 402-505-7776
Dana.Kaufman@proxibid.com