Ritchie Bros. Sells More Than 1,500 Items at Phoenix Auction

More than 1,550 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 50 compactors, 45 flatbed trucks, 30 dump trucks, 25 loader backhoes, 15 excavators and more.

📅   Fri July 08, 2016 - West Edition #14


Mike Denny (L) and Calvin Denny of MDI Rock were looking for a rock truck like this Cat 773B. MDI has locations in Phoenix and Prescott, Ariz.
Mike Denny (L) and Calvin Denny of MDI Rock were looking for a rock truck like this Cat 773B. MDI has locations in Phoenix and Prescott, Ariz.
Mike Denny (L) and Calvin Denny of MDI Rock were looking for a rock truck like this Cat 773B. MDI has locations in Phoenix and Prescott, Ariz.
Andy Carrasco of Empire CAT took a long look at this Cat 140H motorgrader.
Dave Bauch of SRC Enterprises, an excavating contractor in Colorado, inspects a John Deere 35D mini-excavator.
This Cat 623F motor scraper had the attention of Benny Miller of Miller Construction, El Paso, Texas.
Paul Spencer of ATC in Bluewater, N.M., puts a John Deere 210 LE through its paces.
SAECO Inc.’s Lucky Hurford was all smiles as he inspected the lineup of backhoe loaders, including this John Deere 710G. Hurford is based in Tubac, Ariz.
Derrick Czudak of PacWest Rentals, Mesa, Ariz., sits atop a Bomag BW145PDH-3 compactor.
Shohn Huckabee (L) and Raymond Downing of HDW Construction and Drilling were on hand from El Paso, Texas. We caught up with them next to a Cat 330C excavator.

More than 2,100 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on June 29.

Bidders came from 40 countries, including 47 U.S. states. Out-of-state buyers from as far away as Peru, Poland and Egypt purchased 61 percent of the equipment in the auction (by dollar value). Online bidders purchased 52 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 1,550 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 50 compactors, 45 flatbed trucks, 30 dump trucks, 25 loader backhoes, 15 excavators and more.

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