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Sold For:
Scrap Lead Acid Batteries
Minimum bid:
Closing date:
20-February-2018 @ 2:31 p.m. EASTERN TIME
480 (each)
Description :

Scrap Lead Acid Batteries

  • Terminal Type: Threaded Stud
  • Overall Width: 360 Millimeters
  • Overall Length: 449 Millimeters
  • Overall Height: 1245 Millimeters
  • Proprietary Characteristics: NPAC
  • Approximate battery gross weight is 550kg (acid within)
  • Batteries have been discharged to 20%
  • Each individual cell has baffle cup removed from center plug fitted
  • Each individual cell has plugs fitted to battery agitation openings
  • Blanking disks and protective caps will be put on the batteries; the buyer must return these items to DND
  • Stock Photos Used

Special Notes:

  • The buyer agrees that all batteries must be used for recycling materials only
  • Batteries must not be re-furbished or re-sold as serviceable units
  • DND will provide lifting capability until Feb 28th only
  • Purpose built containers for the transportation of the batteries are available for loan to the Buyer, from DND, if required for transportation purposes
    • there are 8 purpose built containers
    • purpose built container must be returned to DND upon completion of removal at the cost of the buyer, if used
    • each container holds 4 batteries
      • each container fits on a regular size pallet
    • wooden wedges should be used to limit battery movement within the purpose built containers
      • 128 would be required
    • if the same truck is used continually for transport, these containers can be left strapped in place for the duration of the removal
  • If the purchaser chooses a different method of packaging batteries it is the responsibility of the purchaser for proper banding of batteries to a pallet for transportation, if used
  • Purchaser must abide by all transportation laws and regulations relating to the movement of batteries
    • Purchaser must adhere to all transportation of dangerous goods requirements
      • The batteries should be treated as waste, Class 8, for the acid still in them, during transport. This will require a manifest for each trip
    • Purchaser is required to provide and pay for all documentation/manifest pertaining to Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Driver of transportation vehicle will be required to remain with the vehicle at all times and will be escorted daily by an assigned security personnel

Additional comments:

Inspection and pick-up

  1. Final removal date(s) will be arranged through DND contact on site.
  2. Viewing is recommended.
  3. For information or an appointment to VIEW, please call the Contact listed.
    • June Curtis @ 250-363-2228 OR Shone Langlois @ 250-363-5032
  4. Appointments to view and pick up are mandatory, no exceptions.
    • 48 hours notice is required prior to removal so DND can arrange lifting capabilities
  5. All pickups are to be started and completed during normal working hours.
  6. Normal working hours are 0700 to 1200 and 1300 to 1500, Monday to Friday.
  7. Buyer is responsible for making their own arrangements for removal of the items from their physical location.
  8. All pallets and containers are the property of the Department of National Defense and will be returned to the Department upon completion pick up by the Purchaser at the Purchasers cost.
  9. The purchaser shall comply with all standards set out in the Act on Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and any other provincial and/or federal regulation for handling, packaging and shipping the materials above and assumes all liability for damage, injury or death. The buyer understands that no action or claim may be brought by anyone against Canada, PSPC (and GCSurplus client department) or their designated representative having custody of the property for any loss or damages of any kind arising from the use of GCSurplus or the possession, ownership, transport or use of property purchased from GCSurplus.


Location of asset(s):
Department of National Defence

The exact location of this sale could not be determined. Please contact the GCSurplus sales rep for more information.

Contact :
June Curtis
GCSurplus sales rep:
Patrick Wass
Sale account:
Lot number:
The Purchaser agrees to make any payment requested (see available payment options) by the Minister within 3 calendar days from the date of such request and prior to removal of any of the property.
The Purchaser, upon acceptance of this offer by the Minister and after payment in full has been received by the Minister, shall at his expense, pack, load and remove the property by the date indicated on the bill of sale or, if no date is shown, within 3 calendar days after the date the bill of sale is issued.


This sale is subject to all of the clauses outlined in the GCSurplus General terms and conditions A , unless General terms and conditions B are cited.
The Purchaser must also pay particular attention to the following clauses.
Clause No. Description

All sales are final. No purchased Goods may be returned and no requests for reimbursement in whole or in part will be accepted.


The item(s) described herein are being sold offsite and not from a GCSurplus Sales Centre. For all offsite sales, Canada is responsible for making the sale items accessible for removal. They are under no obligation to provide assistance of any kind. It is the Purchaser's responsibility to ensure they have the proper labour and material handling equipment to facilitate the removal. Failure to comply with this condition of sale may lead to the Purchaser being turned away and the items and funds being forfeited.