With bidders from 55 countries, approximately 85 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Malaysia, Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates. Online bidders purchased approximately 56 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).
More than 3,350 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including 90 excavators, more than 45 skid steers, more than 40 loaders, 25 dozers, more than 175 aerial work platforms, more than 130 dump trucks, 120 truck tractors and more. All items were sold without minimum bids or reserve prices.
Volvo A40D artic trucks are ready for bids as they roll across the ramp.
Bidders register for the Ritchie Bros. auction in North East, Md.
Bidders had a wide variety of equipment to bid on, including Kleemann crushers.
Pipelayers found new owners during the Ritchie auction.
Caterpillar crawler dozers move over the ramp during the auction.
This Grove RT700E rough-terrain crane was among the diverse selection of equipment that went on the auction block.
Checking out the skid steers are Jason Joseph (L) and Nathan McCutcheon, both of MEI Enterprises Inc., Apollo, Pa., and Houston, Pa.
Ron Copenhaver from Lebanon, Pa., looks over the hydraulic excavators.
Caterpillar tack tractors with Vanguard welders roll over the auction ramp.
More than 70 dump trucks, including these Mack tri-axle dumps, make their way over the ramp.
Cary Meshok of Bethany Beach, Del., sits aboard a Hamm HD14 vibratory.
Frank Horan (L), account manager, GT Mid Atlantic, with Adam Byrne, territory manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.
Shira Bethea is all smiles handling duties at the Ritchie Bros. Financial Services booth.
The recent Ritchie Bros. auction, held at its North East, Md., facility, had approximately 3,400 lots for sale, including these Cat 308E excavators.