Ritchie Bros. Holds Unreserved Auction in Atlanta, Ga.

More than 2,200 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on June 21.

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Stephen Fairley, Fairley Construction, Hattiesburg, Miss., tests out this Komatsu PC210LC excavator.
Stephen Fairley, Fairley Construction, Hattiesburg, Miss., tests out this Komatsu PC210LC excavator.
Stephen Fairley, Fairley Construction, Hattiesburg, Miss., tests out this Komatsu PC210LC excavator. Craig Zoellner Jr. (L) and Craig Zoellner, both of Piedmont Paving, Newnan, Ga., look over the selection of dozers in the sale. Gary (L) and Kenny Bryant, both of Gary Bryant Enterprises, Burnsville, N.C., operate this John Deere 700J LGP dozer. Johnny Bateman (L), Bateman Forest Products, Gay, Ga., and Keith Reems of Lanier Equipment, Lula, Ga., look over a late-model John Deere 843K feller buncher. Vernon Dorminey (L) and Gary Loudermilk, both farmers based in Carnesville, Ga., look for a bargain on a mid-sized dozer. Brett Johnson of Vertical Earth, Cumming, Ga., takes one last spin on this John Deere 650J dozer before the auction. Zac Shepherd (L) and Dustin Underwood of SHP Mine Group, Alpharetta, Ga., are interested in this Cat 252B skid steer loader. Nine-year-old Caden Morehead stayed up later than his dad, James of Complete Demolition Services, Carrollton, Ga., researching machines and compiling his own binder of information for the Ritchie Bros. sale.

More than 2,200 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on June 21.

Bidders came from more than 45 countries, including 47 states. Approximately 67 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as France, Thailand and New Zealand. Online bidders purchased approximately 47 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 1,650 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 45 skid steers, more than 40 excavators, 20 dozers, 140 truck tractors, 130 trailers and more.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.