More Than 2,750 Bidders Participate in Ritchie Bros. Sale

Approximately 88 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Bolivia, Venezuela, China, Japan, Egypt, Turkey, Spain and the Netherlands.

📅   Wed June 17, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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Richard Pierson, president of R. E. Pierson Construction Company Inc., Pilesgrove, N.J., looks over a Cat D8T dozer.
Richard Pierson, president of R. E. Pierson Construction Company Inc., Pilesgrove, N.J., looks over a Cat D8T dozer.
Richard Pierson, president of R. E. Pierson Construction Company Inc., Pilesgrove, N.J., looks over a Cat D8T dozer. Close to 2,600 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 110 compactors, 70 excavators, 45 crawler tractors and more. Case backhoe loaders roll across the auction ramp. Ryan Hoerr, vice president of Hoerr Machinery LLC, Peoria, Ill., looks under the hood of an I-R compactor. This vintage Allis-Chalmers grader caught the attention of Glen Longacre of Port Deposit, Md. Andrew Budick, president, Action Rental, Allentown, Pa., operates a Genie boom lift. Matt Nolt, owner of Nolts Mulch, Gettysburg, Pa., inspects a few of the excavators. Gerard Dumsha, owner operator of Go Away Acre’s Farm Inc., Princess Anne, Md., attends the sale. Ed Codori (L) helps his son Nick Codori, mechanic of Cast & Baker Corp., Canonsburg, Pa.

More than 2,750 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’s multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in North East, Md., on June 9.

Bidders came from 49 countries, including 49 U.S. states. Approximately 88 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Bolivia, Venezuela, China, Japan, Egypt, Turkey, Spain and the Netherlands. Online bidders purchased approximately 49 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

Close to 2,600 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 110 compactors, 70 excavators, 45 crawler tractors, 35 loader backhoes, 25 wheel loaders, 45 boom lifts, 45 scissor lifts, 50 dump trucks, 30 forklifts, 40 truck tractors, 230 trailers, 65 pickup trucks and more.For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.