Ritchie Bros. Holds Sale in Phoenix, Ariz.

📅   Sun November 27, 2016 - West Edition #24


Chris Collinsworth of Pacific Construction in Highland, Calif., tests out this Bobcat 5130 skid steer loader.
Chris Collinsworth of Pacific Construction in Highland, Calif., tests out this Bobcat 5130 skid steer loader.
Chris Collinsworth of Pacific Construction in Highland, Calif., tests out this Bobcat 5130 skid steer loader.
Haskel Reynolds of Mongollon Construction in Heber, Ariz., looks over this John Deere 323D compact track loader.
Nivaro Diaz (R) and son, Nick, of Nivaro Construction in Bozeman, Mont., drove all night to be at the auction. They were looking at this JLG 8042 telescopic lift.
John Stock (L) and Alan Wade of High Mountain Concepts, Crested Butte, Colo., evaluate this JLG telescopic lift.
Ephraim Balo of Balo Ranch, Skull Valley, Ariz., who plans to buy skid steers and backhoes for the ranch, looks over this Cat 226 skid steer. 
Drew Nelsen of MDG Resources, a gold mine in Arizona, hopes to have the winning bid on this Cat D5N LGP crawler dozer.
This Cat D5N crawler dozer is of interest to John Fowler, one of the owners of Arizona Materials, Phoenix, Ariz. He is in search of machines to use on his ranch and for his company.  
Robert Seitz of Patriot Environmental Services, an emergency spill response service in Phoenix, Ariz., is interested in this Cat 330D excavator and other almost-new equipment with low hours.
Ed Shelton (L) and Russ Stratton of Arrow Machinery in Phoenix, Ariz., are always looking for bargains to buy and sell.
Frank Dalmolin (L) and his son, Frankie, of 5D Mining and Construction in Globe, Ariz., browse the yard.

More than 2,200 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on Nov. 16, 2016.

With bidders from 35 countries, approximately 58 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Peru, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Online bidders purchased approximately 45 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 1,200 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 45 compactors, more than 15 loader backhoes, more than 15 excavators, more than 85 truck tractors, more than 160 trailers, and more. CEG