Ritchie Bros. Sale Proves Popular With Out-of-State Buyers
📅 Wed December 21, 2016 - Southeast Edition #26
Charles Dowey (L) and Robert Mitchum, both of Carolina Wrecking, Columbia, S.C., get an early start operating machines, including this Komatsu PC300LC excavator.
More than 2,150 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Atlanta, Ga., on Dec. 6.
With bidders from 47 countries, approximately 70 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Turkey, Singapore and New Zealand. Online bidders purchased approximately 57 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 1,700 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 155 truck tractors, 110 aerial work platforms, 50 compactors, 30 excavators, 20 loader backhoes, 15 skid steers and more. CEG