More Than 2,300 Bidders Participate in Ritchie Bros. Auction

Wed December 31, 2014 - Northeast Edition
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Keith (L) and Ed Kozlowski, both of CKLW Company, Cleveland, Ohio, look over the sale catalog.
Keith (L) and Ed Kozlowski, both of CKLW Company, Cleveland, Ohio, look over the sale catalog.
Keith (L) and Ed Kozlowski, both of CKLW Company, Cleveland, Ohio, look over the sale catalog. Kurt Leivy (L), SMS Inc., Aston, Pa., and John Savoy, president of SMS Inc., go over their notes. Brian Grimm (L), president of Full Circle Recycling in Lancaster, Pa., talk about this LaBounty Sheer with Greg Morley, vice president of Sheer Power Corp., London, Ontario. Four 2014 Volvo SD 115D vibratory rollers head across the ramp. Articulating boom lifts from JLG, Genie, Snorkel and others sold to the highest bidder. Peterbilt tri-axle dump trucks roll across the ramp. Tandem vibratory rollers go up on the block. Plasterer Equipment representatives attend the sale including (L-R) Eric Parker, Chris Buchanan and Greg Chomyn. (L-R): Tommy Ball, senior vice president and partner, Flagler Construction Equipment; Rob Figlock, American Infrastructure, Worcester, Pa.; Bill Yeagher, American Infrastructure, Fallston, Md.: and Walt Joachim III, Penn Jersey Machinery, attend the sale. Victor Nolt inspects this mini-excavator. Jeff Lemire and Roger Wegel, both of Diamond State Utilities, Newark, Del., shop the inventory.


More than 2,300 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in North East, Md., on Dec. 16.

Bidders came from 49 countries, including 48 U.S. states. Approximately 80 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Taiwan, Germany, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore. Online bidders purchased 49 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

The auction featured more than 1,450 equipment items, including hydraulic excavators, crawler tractors, wheel loaders, aerial lift equipment and more. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.