Roy Steinback came all the way from Bolivia to find some equipment and was considering this Cat 938G loader.
More than 1,700 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Fla., on May 16.
Bidders came from more than 50 countries, including all 50 U.S. states. More than 66 percent of the equipment was sold to buyers outside the state, from as far away as Australia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 36 percent of the equipment sold.
The auction featured more than 1,400 equipment items and trucks, including wheel loaders, hydraulic excavators, articulated dump trucks, crawler tractors, motorgraders and truck tractors.