Don Forquer (L), owner of Forquer Contracting located in Maidesville, W.Va., and Jody Forquer look over a Caterpillar excavator.
More than 2,450 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction Aug. 29 in North East, Md.
Bidders came from 50 countries, including all 50 U.S. states. More than 81 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Bolivia, Italy, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased more than 47 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
In total, more than 2,000 equipment lots were sold in the auction, including crawler tractors, excavators, wheel loaders, backhoes, truck tractors and more.
For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.