More Than 1,150 Bidders Participate in Multi-Million Dollar Ritchie Bros. Auction in Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

Wed October 12, 2016 - Southeast Edition #21

Gary Seybold keeps the sale running smoothly as indicated by Ritchie Bros.
Gary Seybold keeps the sale running smoothly as indicated by Ritchie Bros.
Gary Seybold keeps the sale running smoothly as indicated by Ritchie Bros. 
Rick Sowers of Sowers Construction Company in Mt. Airy, N.C., and John Earles of JSE Excavating in Fieldale, Va., follow the sale. 
This pair of low-hour Volvo G930 motorgraders were sold to contractors in Virginia.
The auction also featured a good selection of artic trucks from Cat and Terex.
(L-R) are Bill Laundon, Edward Jones;  and Jay Sellers and Lee Monsees, both of May Heavy Equipment, attend the sale. 
Brent Jacques (L) and Jim Yarbrough, both of Yarbrough Transfer Company, in Winston-Salem, N.C., help buyers with their transportation needs.
Oscar Jaramillo of Ritchie Bros. finds the high bid on a Bobcat track loader.
The sale featured a wide selection of Caterpillar and Bobcat compact track loaders.
Wayne Calton (L), Gregory Poole Equipment Company, and Tim Eldridge, Carter Machinery, follow the bidding.
Blake Morehead of Complete Demolition Services in Carlton, Ga., looks over the Komatsu excavators.
Rodney (L) and Ervin Dickerson, both of Dickerson Landscaping in Raleigh, N.C., came to the sale to buy an excavator.  
Scott Tulloss of Tullos Equipment Company in Rocky Mount, N.C., looks over the Cat, Hyundai and John Deere excavators.
Tune (L) and Adam Devin of Devin Logging in Wylliesburg, Va., need a dozer to maintain the haul roads and thought this Cat D6D would suit their needs.
This pair of Cat 980K wheel loaders were sold to a contractor in Argentina.

More than 1,550 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., on Sept. 22.

Bidders came from 42 countries, including 47 U.S. states. Approximately 73 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria, and Turkey. Online bidders purchased approximately 62 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

Equipment highlights in the auction included more than 30 excavators, 20 skid steers, as well as loader backhoes, dozers, 60 truck tractors and more.