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

Tue November 18, 2014 - Northeast Edition
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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.