More Than 3,200 Bidders Ritchie Bros. Phoenix Auction

Bidders came from more than 45 countries, including 49 U.S. states.

Fri March 06, 2015 - West Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Bob Grandberg (L) of Grandberg Construction and Tony Gray of TF Gray Contracting, LTD check out a Volvo L220E at the recent Ritchie Bros. auction in Phoenix, Ariz. Both companies are located in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Bob Grandberg (L) of Grandberg Construction and Tony Gray of TF Gray Contracting, LTD check out a Volvo L220E at the recent Ritchie Bros. auction in Phoenix, Ariz. Both companies are located in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Bob Grandberg (L) of Grandberg Construction and Tony Gray of TF Gray Contracting, LTD check out a Volvo L220E at the recent Ritchie Bros. auction in Phoenix, Ariz. Both companies are located in Kamloops, British Columbia. The Case 9030B excavator drew the attention of Dave Kinly (L), a farmer in Maricopa, Ariz., and Adam Sheppard of Klass Services in Goodyear, Ariz. Randy Dilbeck, president of Serling Sales in Scottsdale, Ariz., is shown next to a Cat 3516 1600 kW generator that was to be auctioned later in the day. Sunflower farmer David Finneman of Rapid City, S.D., hopes to buy a rough terrain crane like the Grove unit to move water tanks on his farm. A row of bucket loaders that were sold during the Ritchie Bros. sale in Phoenix, Ariz. Wayne Miller of Wayne’s Cleaning and Sealing in Hastings, Neb., is looking to expand his fleet and thought he’d start by looking over this Caterpillar skid steer. Justin Dufresne (L) and John Roberts of Allied Energy, a fuel supplier in Scottsdale, Ariz., inspect a Komatsu WA 180 loader. (L-R): Greg York, owner; Jason George and Frank Bedard; all of Peoria Lakes LLC, a sand and gravel mining company, were on hand to purchase this Cat 345C exacator.

More than 3,200 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Phoenix, Ariz., on Feb. 26.

Bidders came from more than 45 countries, including 49 U.S. states. Approximately 64 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan, Nigeria, Thailand and the Philippines. Online bidders purchased approximately 50 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

The auction featured more than 1,600 equipment items, including 110 plus truck tractors and 50 plus compactors, 20 plus loader backhoes, as well as a large selection of boom and scissor lifts, pickup trucks, van trucks, hydraulic excavators and more. For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.