Matt Heisel (L), used equipment manager of Erb Equipment, and Nick Nicholson of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers catch up during the sale.
More than 2,600 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in St. Louis, Mo., on Dec. 19.
Bidders came from 50 countries, including 49 U.S. states. More than 84 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as France, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. Online bidders purchased more than 41 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
In total, close to 900 equipment items were sold in the auction, including crawler tractors, excavators, articulated dump trucks, skid steer loaders and more. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.