More Than 2,400 Bidders Participate Ritchie North East Sale

Tue September 10, 2013 - Northeast Edition
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Don Forquer (L), owner of Forquer Contracting located in Maidesville, W.Va., and Jody Forquer look over a Caterpillar excavator.
Don Forquer (L), owner of Forquer Contracting located in Maidesville, W.Va., and Jody Forquer look over a Caterpillar excavator.
Don Forquer (L), owner of Forquer Contracting located in Maidesville, W.Va., and Jody Forquer look over a Caterpillar excavator. Vince Foster, owner of Vince Foster Construction located in Easton, Md., inspects a personnel lift. Julian Pepin (L), owner, and Greg Bouchard, both of Summit Crane Company in Bristol, Conn., inspect a lattice boom at the Ritchie Bros. sale. J.C. Joice (L) and Scott Joice, both of J.C. Joice Trucking & Paving Co. in Patrick Springs, Va., check out a Wirtgen milling machine. Eddie Bohrer (in cab), owner of Level Line Excavating in Bunker Hill, W.Va., and Roger Clower test this Volvo. (L-R): Cosmo, Sunny and John Di Sandro, of Di Sandro Construction in Feasterville, Pa. await the auction. Sean Ganow, owner of JRP Industrial Services in Claymont, Del., tests out a forklift. Finance industry veterans Craig Cleary (L) and Robert McKenna, both representing Signature Financial, enjoy talking with Ritchie Bros. employees and local businessmen. Signature offers a full line of loan and lease products for all types of equipment and Various excavators are lined up and ready for the auction.

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.