More Than 1,500 Bidders Participate in Ritchie Bros. Auction

Bidders came from 40 countries, including 49 U.S. states.

Tue November 18, 2014 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


Joe Boyle (L), Ritchie Bros. vice president, northeast sales,  talks with  Brian McKinney, Highway Equipment Company sales manager.
Joe Boyle (L), Ritchie Bros. vice president, northeast sales, talks with Brian McKinney, Highway Equipment Company sales manager.
Joe Boyle (L), Ritchie Bros. vice president, northeast sales,  talks with  Brian McKinney, Highway Equipment Company sales manager. Fred Vilsmeier keeps the bids moving. Brad Powell, SITECH Allegheny, stops by the auction to catch up with customers. Dan Wittenmyer, Westward Sales Inc., inspects this excavator. The Hiles Excavating crew inspects this Komatsu PC300LC excavator. Rusty Yost (L), Yost Trucking & Supply, and Dominic Bioni, Bioni Contracting, hope to take home some bargains. Andy Miller, Alex E. Paris Contracting, attends the auction.

More than 1,500 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Nov. 6.

Bidders came from 40 countries, including 49 U.S. states. More than 68 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Hong Kong, Venezuela, Mexico and Nigeria. Online bidders purchased 46 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 550 equipment items were sold in the auction. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.




Today's top stories

Charles Blalock & Sons Inc. Leads $300M Alcoa Highway Reconstruction Work

VIDEO: Volvo CE Celebrates International Women in Engineering Day

Mecalac Brings New Fleet Management System to North America

Crews Rebuild, Widen 5.5 Miles of Highway, Re-Deck Bridges

Concrete Industry Management Program Holds Successful Auction at 2021 World of Concrete

VIDEO: Is Your Quick Coupler Safe, Compliant?

JM Wood Holds Auction in Montgomery, Alabama

Dobbs Equipment Raises Funds for Construction Angels


 






ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo