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Smith Steel clears the way

ALL steel was cleared at a successful clearing sale at Pound Creek last Friday.

After 40 years of operation, Smith Steel closed recently and all left over stock and items were auctioned.

There was plenty of interest, with more than 300 people registering on the day.

The auction kicked off at 10am and SEJ agents were still on deck until around 4.30pm.

“It was a great turn out. There were plenty of interested buyers,” vendor Neil Smith said.

All steel products sold well on the day at varying prices from $100 to $800.

As well as steel, there were also large quantities of screws and rivets, galvanised pipe, various sheets of mesh, storage racks and shelving, firefighting pumps, trailers, old farm gates, kennels and tyres, provided by both Smith Steel and outside vendors.

Although Smith Steel has ceased trading, steel products will still be sold by McRae Engineering in Meeniyan.

Anything previously sold at Smith Steel – including roofing iron, iron guttering, flashing and accessories, Colorbond roofing, galvanised steel, structural steel and beams – can be picked up in Meeniyan.

McRae Engineering will facilitate deliveries to customers.

Potential buyers: Leongatha South’s Russell and Les White explored the Smith Steel clearing sale in Pound Creek on Friday morning.

Full swing: Inverloch’s Lee and Kerry Harrison listened in on the Smith Steel clearing sale auction at Pound Creek with Samantha Smith on Friday morning.

Sale goers: from left, Buffalo’s Malcolm Breen and Walkerville’s Ron and Janine Taylor attended the Smith Steel clearing sale at Pound Creek on Friday. The Taylors were interested in buying screws and rivets on the day.

Good finds: from left, Pound Creek’s Daryl Hook and Koonwarra’s Humphrey Enter ventured to the Smith Steel clearing sale at Pound Creek on Friday to take a look at the products.

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