Alvaro Alvarez came all the way from Costa Rica in hopes of finding a loader to take home with him; this Komatsu WA200 may be the one.
More than 1,650 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Florida on Aug. 16.
Bidders came from more than 50 countries, including 48 U.S. states. Around 60 percent of the equipment was sold to buyers outside the state, from as far away as Australia, Columbia, India, Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 34 percent of the equipment sold.
The auction featured more than 1,500 equipment items and trucks, including wheel loaders, hydraulic excavators, articulated dump trucks, crawler tractors, motorgraders and truck tractors.