Ritchie Bros. Hosts Successful Two-Day Sale in Houston

📅   Tue May 02, 2017 - West Edition #9


Hal Krag owns Trey Contractors, a utility contractor in Memphis, Tenn. He was on hand to buy excavator buckets and took a look at this Cat CP563 vibratory compactor.
Hal Krag owns Trey Contractors, a utility contractor in Memphis, Tenn. He was on hand to buy excavator buckets and took a look at this Cat CP563 vibratory compactor.

More than 4,400 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million-dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Houston, on April 19 to 20, 2017.

With bidders from 61 countries, approximately 54 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as France, Australia and Japan. Online bidders purchased approximately 54 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 4,400 equipment items and trucks were sold in the two-day auction, including more than 105 excavators, more than 75 compactors, more than 70 skid steers, more than 45 dozers, 35 cranes, 35 loader backhoes, more than 360 truck tractors, more than 310 trailers and more.—CEG