More Than 2,890 Bidders Attend Ritchie Bros. Houston Sale

Fri June 27, 2014 - West Edition
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Jerome Gillar, an independent equipment trader in Houston, Texas, is going to bid on this Komatsu D39E dozer.
Jerome Gillar, an independent equipment trader in Houston, Texas, is going to bid on this Komatsu D39E dozer.
Jerome Gillar, an independent equipment trader in Houston, Texas, is going to bid on this Komatsu D39E dozer. Leonardo Navarro of Velacquez Construction in Houston, Texas, is getting ready to give this New Holland D95 XLT a thorough examination before he bids on it. George Hentrich (L), Hentrich Farms in Buena, Texas, and Don Shackelford of Shackelford Roofing in Beaumont, Texas, are trying to decide which one is going to bid on this John Deere 650J dozer. Eric Hol of Hol Equipment in Oskaloosa, Iowa, came a long way to check out this Gehl RS8-42 high lift. Ryan Cartwright of Dogget in Houston, Texas, is thinking he needs this Harlo HP6500 rough terrain lift truck in their fleet. Steven Garr (L), Garr Equipment Sales & Logging in Dodson, La., and Don Tant, Don Tant Logging in Georgetown, La., are thinking of bidding on this JLG Gradall G6-42A high lift. Ron Sutherland, Beleaf Enterprises in Belive, Central America, gets the award for traveling the longest way to bid on this John Deere 310G. Ralph Burns, A&B Equipment Co. Inc., Madison, Miss., thinks this Cat 320C excavator needs to go home with him.


More than 2,890 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Houston, Texas, on June 18.

Bidders came from 50 countries, including 49 U.S. states. More than 50 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Belize, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased 46 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

In total, more than 3,050 equipment items were sold in the auction.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.