Hassalls conducting Drayton mine site auction at Muswellbrook

A MINE site auction featuring more than $8m worth of equipment is currently underway at the former Drayton location.

The resource auctioneers are expecting in excess of 800 domestic and international buyers to attend both days, Wednesday and Thursday.

Equipment going under the hammer includes 500-tonne Hitachi excavators, loads of Nissan Patrols and 30-plus huge Caterpillar rear dump trucks.

Hassalls Australasian key account director Steven Wainhouse, who is overseeing the auction, admitted it was an “once-in-a-lifetime” sale.

The auction, open to the public, started from 9am at Drayton coal mine, located on Thomas Mitchell Drive, Muswellbrook.

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